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    Simpsons Plagiarism?

    You are indeed , clearly a disciple of the Reverend Wilbur Vere Awdry .
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    The Summerwine.net music thread

    Further tribute to the great Rab Noakes who so sadly passed away recently.
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    Yawning

    Anyone seen Justin Moorhouse ? He has a routine in which he states all teenagers are shoe gazing Yawns in a hoodie . He goes on to ask the audience if they have a favourite child in their family . He has two kids a daughter who is little princess and a 17 year old Yawning Sith lord. He decided...
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    Amazon Delivery Drivers

    :( is because of what Thomas said change in name only still forcing drivers into impossibly long days for minimal amounts of money and maximum levels of stress . I drive locally a lot and my ire is difficult to quench, god knows when you are under a tight schedule what their stress levels are...
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    The Summerwine.net music thread

    Rob Halford looks nothing like that now but guess we can all say that, hope the gig was a goodun Onslow :)
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    Yawning

    Sure Tom yawned when he was drunk after losing his mouse [Pedro was it ?] imagine a lot of ladies who dated Smiler must have yawned :)
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    Rose & Crown

    yep when you are face down on the carpet they sure do!
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    Amazon Delivery Drivers

    Being polite costs nothing but we seem to live in the " Don't you know who I am " society peppered with people who believe they are above everyone else and have a divine right to look down their nose and sneer at others . One of my greatest pet hates that makes me so angry are people , sometimes...
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    The Documentary

    Has a history found this which shows early use of the phrase . https://wordhistories.net/2021/02/24/rain-stair-rods/
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    Amazon Delivery Drivers

    Local Spoons and maybe nationally have taken eggs off the menu but offering additional hash browns or extra sausage as a replacement . Immediately my thought was back to Monty Python and the Spam sketch thinking Spoons brekkie might possibly lose bacon and sausage if prices rise and it could be...
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    Episodes that make you Wonder

    Have you noticed Barrie's precious car is always on the drive , yes there were temporary squatters in the Garage, a goat and Inflatable Dinosaur, but they were there for a few hours but can't recall the car ever being driven out of the garage or being present in it, hence it was exposed to the...
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    Amazon Delivery Drivers

    Cheap at half the price can't get them anywhere ;)
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    Are those your viaducts, mate?

    Thornton railway viaduct is 120 feet high at its highest point . It was a railway viaduct that carried Great North Railways Queensbury line trains between Queensbury and Keighley . Passenger services stopped in 1955 but freight trains ran into the early 60's when the track was pulled up hence...
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    Episodes that make you Wonder

    Most if not all of the water based episodes are somewhat baffling , the Swan boat caught on Tommy Cannon's long boat could only snag the rope on the propeller which would have caused the long boat to stop and all the sheninagans with Alvin trying to swing out to rescue the Swan boat . Seymour's...
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    Are those your viaducts, mate?

    They are real many fine examples throughout the UK. Probably most famous are Glenfinnan and Ribblehead the former appears in Harry Potter . The Ribblehead was built between 1869 and 1874 and Settle/Carlisle train service across it commenced in 1876 . Glenfinnan was built between 1897 and 1901...
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