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Old Oct 3rd 2017, 1:30 pm
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Originally Posted by Tweedpipe View Post
Some might say I've have more falls from grace (a lovely girl)... than claims to fame.
What may count is having my photo on the front page of the Bristol Evening Post.

Some say that the same evening newspaper made excellent toilet paper, so a hidden claim to fame is that I probably tickled someone's fancy........!
Were you the cool 'hand on hip guy ?
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Old Oct 3rd 2017, 1:31 pm
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Maybe would work for people who only own one set of clothes? Like those porn videos where the girl spills ice cream on her clothing etc, immediately goes to the laundry room ...
WHAT! Porn films Robin? Do tell...
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Old Oct 3rd 2017, 1:35 pm
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Ah, yes I am the anatomically correct gingerbread maker. But sadly my tarte was of the circular variety. The bakeoff was serious baking and not just for fun.

As a side note, I felt like making marshmallows on Sunday. This week we have salted caramel flavour.
Why were you bumped off the comp Dorothy.. What did the others bake to beat your tart?

Is there anything in the world to beat salt caramel chocolates.. My ED arrived for a visit last month ,without any from the store on her island. I had to think long and hard before allowing her in the house. It is totally against the rules.
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Old Oct 3rd 2017, 6:31 pm
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Were you the cool 'hand on hip guy ?
Yep, and with the drain-pipe trousers over my gaiters......
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Old Oct 3rd 2017, 6:47 pm
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I once had to curtsy to Princess Margaret at school. Does that count?
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Old Oct 4th 2017, 1:03 am
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Originally Posted by GeniB View Post
Have you ever stood out from the crowd and been famous for something? Done something extraordinary... If so what? Or met someone famous maybe?


Tell all here
Once, when I took all those hostages

Seriously though, at university I used to host a radio and TV show at the uni’s radio and tv station. Not sure that counts as being famous, but it was fun! I used to do a lot of the live events at the uni too where I’d ‘present’ on stage, interview randoms throughout the venue and do weird challenges set by the co host.

I work in media now so bump into people in pop culture all the time, but nowadays stay firmly behind the scenes.
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Hubby was in the paper when he took on his job in small town NS. I was mentioned as part of his "story". Does that count?

I was also mentioned a couple of times on my own merits.

We were celebrities for a while! Then we moved to Ontario and just faded in to the masses. Lol
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Old Oct 4th 2017, 7:49 am
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Originally Posted by Lion in Winter View Post
I once had to curtsy to Princess Margaret at school. Does that count?
Absolutely... Her reputation wasn't good was it.. A bit of a B***h if truth were told.. I hope she appreciated your effort.?
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Old Oct 4th 2017, 7:51 am
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Once, when I took all those hostages

Seriously though, at university I used to host a radio and TV show at the uni’s radio and tv station. Not sure that counts as being famous, but it was fun! I used to do a lot of the live events at the uni too where I’d ‘present’ on stage, interview randoms throughout the venue and do weird challenges set by the co host.

I work in media now so bump into people in pop culture all the time, but nowadays stay firmly behind the scenes.
I definitely think that counts.. Anything that pops your head above the wall.. Sounds like it was a lot of fun
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Old Oct 4th 2017, 7:53 am
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Originally Posted by DandNHill View Post
Hubby was in the paper when he took on his job in small town NS. I was mentioned as part of his "story". Does that count?

I was also mentioned a couple of times on my own merits.

We were celebrities for a while! Then we moved to Ontario and just faded in to the masses. Lol
YEP that counts
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Absolutely... Her reputation wasn't good was it.. A bit of a B***h if truth were told.. I hope she appreciated your effort.?
I have no idea. She liked to drink and smoke and go to Ronnie Scott's - pretty understandable under the circumstances.
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Old Oct 4th 2017, 12:21 pm
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I have no idea. She liked to drink and smoke and go to Ronnie Scott's - pretty understandable under the circumstances.
Hubbys always talking about Ronnie Scott's lol
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Originally Posted by DandNHill View Post
Hubbys always talking about Ronnie Scott's lol
Did he hang out with Princess Margaret?
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Old Oct 4th 2017, 12:37 pm
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Did he hang out with Princess Margaret?
He's mentioned a few celebrities he has hung out with but not her.
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He's mentioned a few celebrities he has hung out with but not her.


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