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Old Mar 12th 2019, 5:38 pm
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Won over the weekend.

Also, MIT came third in the College Nationals. North Dakota, won the main event.
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Old Mar 19th 2019, 5:31 pm
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We just had a Pheasant in our back yard.

Movement caught my eye and partly obscured by deck rails was a plump bird. I saw a shiny greenish head and a vicar's collar, thinking it was a duck as it went behind the fir tree. When it emerged I could see what it was.


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Old Mar 19th 2019, 9:36 pm
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We just had a Pheasant in our back yard.

Movement caught my eye and partly obscured by deck rails was a plump bird. I saw a shiny greenish head and a vicar's collar, thinking it was a duck as it went behind the fir tree. When it emerged I could see what it was.


A special non-aquatic duck ?
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Old Mar 25th 2019, 2:53 am
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I keep reading "Spouse Visa" as "Scouse Visa"
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Old Mar 27th 2019, 7:30 pm
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I am glad social media wan't a big thing in my early 20's and that smart phones had not yet been released.
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Old Mar 27th 2019, 7:35 pm
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I am glad social media wan't a big thing in my early 20's and that smart phones had not yet been released.
Jesus, just try to think about the unmitigated cringe we'd have posted if we had access to social media in our teens. I don't know how they navigate their way through it to be honest. Even in my early 30s I posted some utter shite to my facebook, which is why I now barely post a status update at all.
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Old Mar 27th 2019, 7:58 pm
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I keep reading "Spouse Visa" as "Scouse Visa"
I believe they need a special one, yes.
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Old Mar 27th 2019, 9:06 pm
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I believe they need a special one, yes.
And some sort of language requirement.
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Old Mar 27th 2019, 11:17 pm
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If you could be any forum member for a day, who would it be, and for why? Or if you had to be a cassette tape, would you be BASF, TDK or Maxell?

I'll go first; I would be Oak villain or Lion in Winter, just so I could see where their beliefs and convictions come from, and see the world through their perspective.
And probably lansbury for a look inside the mind of a bent copper gone straight.
And Maxell, C90. Metal.
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Old Mar 28th 2019, 4:48 am
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And some sort of language requirement.
Even though I'm a woollyback, I could get in with a very acceptable fake accent!
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Old Mar 28th 2019, 4:53 am
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Originally Posted by Octang Frye View Post
If you could be any forum member for a day, who would it be, and for why? Or if you had to be a cassette tape, would you be BASF, TDK or Maxell?

I'll go first; I would be Oak villain or Lion in Winter, just so I could see where their beliefs and convictions come from, and see the world through their perspective.
And probably lansbury for a look inside the mind of a bent copper gone straight.
And Maxell, C90. Metal.
Well that's easy, I'd be Nutek and eat cake all the time. I'd also like to be Spouse of Scouse, Moneypenny, LiW, Pollyana & Dorothy as they are the sort of strong, intelligent women I'd like to be.

As for the cassette tape thing, it's too long ago to remember if I had a favourite!
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Old Mar 28th 2019, 5:20 am
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Jesus, just try to think about the unmitigated cringe we'd have posted if we had access to social media in our teens. I don't know how they navigate their way through it to be honest. Even in my early 30s I posted some utter shite to my facebook, which is why I now barely post a status update at all.
I am sure if I went back to the very early days of my FB there might be some interesting status updates....I quickly learned not to post them though and still rarely do.

I don't know if I would have survived teen years if social media existed like it is today, I was picked on and bullied big time, home was the only escape from it, now bullies can pretty much bully 24/7 with social media.

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Old Mar 28th 2019, 7:57 am
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Even though I'm a woollyback, I could get in with a very acceptable fake accent!
You're from Prestatyn?
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Old Mar 28th 2019, 9:37 pm
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Even though I'm a woollyback, I could get in with a very acceptable fake accent!
Hubby is a Woollyback.
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Old Mar 28th 2019, 10:28 pm
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You're from Prestatyn?
You don't have to go too far out of Liverpool to be a woollyback, 12 miles to be precise 😄.
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