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  Tis covered in white stuff.......
Posted by: RogerC - 12-10-2017, 02:36 PM - Forum: General Chat and Banter and Sillyness! Anything goes. - Replies (2)

Well here in darkest Wiltshire....not far from the metrolopis of Bath this morning was overcast and wet.  So off we set to visit son and partner (nice lady she is too) for a pre Christmas visit and a nice pub lunch.  4 miles from home it's covered in a thick blanket of white fluffy stuff.....cold and wet, loads of it gone brown on the road but still laying there quite thick and a bit slippy slidy.  About 10ish miles from home it's getting worse but still driveable..............then good old radio 2 buts in and lovely Sally traffic announces, amongst other places affected the A417 is closed due to snow.  Ah so that's what this stuff is.......so A417 closed means big problems because, apart from a 40+ mile detour on the motorway, which also has slow traffic/accidents to contend, with we can't get there.  So it's back home after taking about 1 1/2 hours to cover about 20 miles and bugger me with a soggy fish....it's bloody snowing here.

Arrrrrrrgh.........Merry Christmas folks........ [Image: cute_santa_hat_monkey_merry_christmas_ca...vr_324.jpg]

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  Lady Golfer
Posted by: jollyjoiner - 11-08-2017, 09:42 PM - Forum: General Chat and Banter and Sillyness! Anything goes. - Replies (3)

A group of guys lived and died for their Saturday morning round of golf. One transferred to another city. It was not the same without him.

A new woman joined their Club. She overheard the guys talking about their golf round. She said, "You know, I used to play on my golf team in college and I was pretty good. Would you mind if I joined you next week?"

The three guys looked at each other. Not one of them wanted to say "yes", but she had them on the spot. Finally, one man said it would be okay, but they would be starting early - at 6:30 a.m.


He figured the early tee-time would discourage her. The woman said this may be a problem, and asked if she could be up to 20 minutes late. They rolled their eyes, but said okay. She smiled and said, "Good, I will be there at 6:30 or 6:45."


She showed up at 6:30 sharp, and beat all three of them with an eye-opening 2-under par round. She was fun and a pleasant person, and the guys were impressed. Back at the clubhouse, they congratulated her and invited her back the next week. She smiled, and said, "I will be there at 6:30 or 6:45."

The next week she again showed up at 6:30 sharp. Only this time, she played left-handed. The three guys were incredulous as she still beat them with an even par round, despite playing with her off-hand. They were totally amazed.


They could not figure her out. She was again very pleasant and did not seem to be purposely showing them up. They invited her back again, but each man harbored a burning desire to beat her.

The third week, the guys had their game faces on. But this time, she was 20 minutes late, which made the guys irritable. This week the lady played right-handed, and narrowly beat all three of them.


The men mused that her late arrival was due to petty gamesmanship on her part. However, she was so gracious and so complimentary of their strong play, they couldn"t hold a grudge.
Back in the clubhouse, all three guys were shaking their heads. This woman was a riddle no one could figure out. They had a couple of beers, and finally, one of the men asked her point blank, "How do you decide if you"re going to golf right-handed or left-handed?"

The lady blushed, and grinned. "That is easy," she said. "When my Dad taught me to play golf, I learned I was ambidextrous. I like to switch back and forth. When I got married after college, I discovered my husband always sleeps in the nude. From then on, I developed a silly habit. Right before I left in the morning for golf practice, I would pull the covers off him. If his you-know-what was pointing to the right, I golfed right-handed; if it was pointed to the left, I golfed left-handed."


The guys on the team thought this was hysterical. Astonished at this bizarre information, one of the guys shot back, "But what if it is pointing straight up?"


She said, "Then, I am fifteen minutes late."

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  Throttlemonkey domain up for renewal
Posted by: Kingy - 10-01-2017, 09:01 PM - Forum: General Chat and Banter and Sillyness! Anything goes. - Replies (14)

Its that time again. Domain up for renewal and due this week I think. Will be £25 or £30 from memory. Is it worth it? 

If no one answers I have my response! Wink

If we don't renew we can still get to the site by using :

http://dw4n.com/ThM/index.php

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  Happy Birthday Fraser
Posted by: jollyjoiner - 09-25-2017, 09:18 AM - Forum: General Chat and Banter and Sillyness! Anything goes. - Replies (3)

Happy Birthday matey.

Hope you have a good one and gets loads of Dr Pepper down ya Wink

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  Long time no speak
Posted by: Johnny handfull - 09-08-2017, 11:46 PM - Forum: General Chat and Banter and Sillyness! Anything goes. - Replies (9)

So. I thought I'd pop back along 

Who dared delete my account? Had to register again. How rude!! ;-)

Old timers still here?

Wheres the muddymonkies section gone?

Hope y'all well.

JH

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  Where'd they go
Posted by: jollyjoiner - 08-15-2017, 07:48 AM - Forum: General Chat and Banter and Sillyness! Anything goes. - Replies (28)

It's like the Mary Celeste in here.

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  Better late than never - Berlin!
Posted by: FraserG - 07-30-2017, 01:03 PM - Forum: General Chat and Banter and Sillyness! Anything goes. - Replies (7)

Ok so first off, I apologise for the delay in this write up! I went to Berlin with the mrs. and a uni friend at the end of May (29th May - 2nd June) and since returning have been swamped with work issues, which mostly centred around travel for Madrid, which I returned from on Friday (and will write that up probably sometime in October judging by this!).

However, nonetheless, as promised (several times), my Berlin trip.

We booked Berlin in April using LastMinute.com because none of us could be bothered to actually source anything properly so we decided to go for the lazy option. Flights return from London City and a 4 night stay at TYP Berlin, fairly close to the centre (close enough for us anyway). We booked because we wanted to get away from the UK for a week, and I've always wanted to see Berlin for the history so it seemed like a good choice.

We flew out on Monday 29th May from London City, having endured bank holiday trains on Great Western Railway to London (named 'Great Western' solely because there is no other service to compete with...) and left behind ok weather to some rather good temps. in Berlin, about mid 20s on landing around 4pm (their time). We took a taxi to the hotel and checked in before heading out to dinner/have a wander.

Something I have somehow become very adept at, and I expect a solid amount of ridicule from the lot of you for, is an ability to find the nearest McDonald's in a foreign land without really trying. Sure enough, after about 5 minutes of walking from the hotel, we found the large train station with multiple lines, but also saw the McDonald's sign. So, first night in Berlin we opted to stick with what we knew and had a McDonald's dinner. Brit's on tour!

We were about to return to the hotel when I looked out across the concourse of the station and saw, in the distance, the top of a dome that I vaguely recognised but couldn't quite place. The others were up for a bit of a wander (it was about 8pm, still very light) so we headed over there to find the Reichstag building. One monument crossed off the list already! While there we saw an advertisement for a light showing of German history that started at 10pm, so we went and had a drink on the river before going to sit on the steps outside the Bundestag building. The half hour light show was very good, and detailed German democracy from the late 1800's to present day, showing the impact of both wars, the rise of Hitler, the splitting of Germany and its reunification. There was a decent crowd for it as well and had 2 showings per night as a result.

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After this we returned to the hotel for the night.

The next day we decided to go and see some landmarks of Berlin, which included:

  • The Reichstag building (again)
  • The Brandenburg gate
  • Memorial to war victims
  • Checkpoint Charlie
  • Spy museum
We walked everywhere (save money on public transport) so we then finished the day at the Berlin mall for dinner and a bit of a sit down before returning to the hotel.

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The third day (Wednesday 31st May) we went to the Anne Frank Centre and the rebuilding of the royal palace and found some parts of the Berlin Wall near the hotel, so another day of high walking (~20km) before Glenn and myself went to the Oscar Wilde pub for the night.

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Our forth and final full day in Berlin was spent following more of the Berlin Wall before ending up at the East German DDR museum which contained a lot of DDR history and items, including a simulation of driving a Lada (only crashed three times!) (would recommend). We then went to the Berlin Dungeons (Doris' choice) before everyone went back to the hotel. I decided to go back and watch the Light Show again before joining Glenn at the pub for the final night.

The final day was spent walking to the airport (~10km) with our bags, cause we'd run out of cash for a taxi so opted to walk back and see the quieter side of Berlin with the residences. Having enjoyed high 20's temperatures for the week, we landed back in London City to a thunderstorm (yay) before enduring another Great Western Railway trip back home.

All in all, a decent trip and a lot of walking (according to my app I racked up just under 100km that week) to see a city full of history. I imagine we only scratched the surface of what was available to do by staying in the centre, but there's plenty of time for a second trip yet. Of everything, I'd recommend the DDR museum and the Light Show (which is on until October I think), both very good experiences (the latter is free as well which is even better). The spy museum was good but you do need to spend 2-3 hours to really take in all the exhibits and history of it. Now to write up about Madrid.....

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  cerebral x
Posted by: rubyalissa2344 - 07-11-2017, 11:38 AM - Forum: General Chat and Banter and Sillyness! Anything goes. - Replies (3)

cerebral x
 
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  THE WANDERER RETURNS.....
Posted by: RogerC - 07-07-2017, 02:18 PM - Forum: General Chat and Banter and Sillyness! Anything goes. - Replies (6)

Hi there peeps....well I/we are back home again after 4 weeks in beautiful Crete.  Had a fantastic time, the island is lovely.....interesting, lots of historicals to look around.....great scenery.....very mountainous...great food and nice people.  We had a rental car for the 4 weeks and clocked up 2400kms.  If anyone is considering going I/we can thoroughly recommend it.

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  Elapsed MOT
Posted by: croweman - 07-03-2017, 11:32 AM - Forum: General Chat and Banter and Sillyness! Anything goes. - Replies (2)

Is there such a thing as a mobile bike mot'er not been able to access the bikes for over a year so the mot's have elapsed. Currently they are sorned don't really want to be riding them while they are sorned and mot'less.
The alternative is van hire or having them picked up which will obviously cost a bomb.

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