I-Spy Citroen H Vans (aka HY/TUBE etc)

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Re: I-Spy Citroen H Vans (aka HY/TUBE etc)

Post by CitroJim » 17 Feb 2015, 05:18

It's a little old, it's still good...

A little line lifted and slightly modified from my all-time favourite Simpsons episode ... Lisa The Vegetarian...

I love Tunnocks Wafers.. They are the very best...

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Re: I-Spy Citroen H Vans (aka HY/TUBE etc)

Post by NewcastleFalcon » 17 Feb 2015, 06:55

Yes thought I would plump for the Wafer to save getting into arguments with biscuit afficionardos as to whether these are biscuits or not!

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Re: I-Spy Citroen H Vans (aka HY/TUBE etc)

Post by CitroJim » 17 Feb 2015, 07:03

NewcastleFalcon wrote:Yes thought I would plump for the Wafer to save getting into arguments with biscuit afficionardos as to whether these are biscuits or not!
Oh gosh yes, we don't want to start that argument all over again... It caused mayhem over on the British X-Biscuit Club Forum....

Not as much grief as on the Fancy Cake Forum though...

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Re: I-Spy Citroen H Vans (aka HY/TUBE etc)

Post by Hell Razor5543 » 18 Mar 2015, 19:42

I was in central London today, for the corporate induction. On the way back home via Paddington station I encountered this H Van. Sorry about the image quality, only a low res camera phone;

http://s1033.photobucket.com/user/james ... n.jpg.html" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

http://s1033.photobucket.com/user/james ... t.jpg.html" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
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Re: I-Spy Citroen H Vans (aka HY/TUBE etc)

Post by CitroJim » 18 Mar 2015, 19:44

That's lovely James :-D

I saw the Yapp Wines H Van in it's usual place on Saturday afternoon when I went to Somerset... :-D

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Re: I-Spy Citroen H Vans (aka HY/TUBE etc)

Post by NewcastleFalcon » 18 Mar 2015, 23:44

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Its been pretty quiet over the winter for HVan spotting so nice to see a new spot. Reckon that one got trailered in though...no reg plates and a bit difficult seeing out of the windscreen!

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Re: I-Spy Citroen H Vans (aka HY/TUBE etc)

Post by Hell Razor5543 » 02 May 2015, 15:07

I have 3 more H Vans to add, but I am sure the last one will earn me negative points. Please don't blame me for what it is, but I will accept criticism for taking the photos. My apologies for the quality, taken using a camera phone. The first pair of photos are from Wokingham;

http://s1033.photobucket.com/user/james ... z.jpg.html" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
http://s1033.photobucket.com/user/james ... h.jpg.html" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

The second pair of photos were taken in Epsom;

http://s1033.photobucket.com/user/james ... q.jpg.html" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
http://s1033.photobucket.com/user/james ... z.jpg.html" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

The last pair are from Westfield Shopping Centre, Shepherd's Bush;

http://s1033.photobucket.com/user/james ... p.jpg.html" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
http://s1033.photobucket.com/user/james ... v.jpg.html" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

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Re: I-Spy Citroen H Vans (aka HY/TUBE etc)

Post by NewcastleFalcon » 02 May 2015, 16:22

ABB 376 M gets about a bit

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Re: I-Spy Citroen H Vans (aka HY/TUBE etc)

Post by old'uns » 02 May 2015, 18:40

spotted this one down in Westbury, shouldn't be too long before it's on the road....

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i'm thinking a little welding may be on the way? :lol:
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Re: I-Spy Citroen H Vans (aka HY/TUBE etc)

Post by myglaren » 02 May 2015, 18:52

The roll-over bars for when you take corners too enthusiastically are cute.

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Post by CitroJim » 03 May 2015, 04:37

myglaren wrote:The roll-over bars for when you take corners too enthusiastically are cute.
Agreed! :lol:

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Re: I-Spy Citroen H Vans (aka HY/TUBE etc)

Post by Hell Razor5543 » 08 May 2015, 20:32

Another H Van, spotted in Basingstoke;

http://s1033.photobucket.com/user/james ... 3.jpg.html" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
http://s1033.photobucket.com/user/james ... u.jpg.html" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

I have been told that this one does run.

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Re: I-Spy Citroen H Vans (aka HY/TUBE etc)

Post by Northern_Mike » 08 May 2015, 20:44

There's a H van lives about a mile from me. I ride past it when I go cycling every day. I often think I'll stop and ask the owner if I can take a picture.

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Re: I-Spy Citroen H Vans (aka HY/TUBE etc)

Post by Stickyfinger » 08 May 2015, 21:32

So..?? who has the Grey H Van in Frome then ?...seen it 3-4 times now in Sainsbury's car park

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Re: Claud the Butler

Post by NewcastleFalcon » 08 May 2015, 22:39

Could be Claude the Butler Sticky they are based in Frome, and also have a nice estafette to call on as well

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NewcastleFalcon wrote:Could be Claud the butler Jim, they are based in Frome. Yapp Wines call on them to cater when they have their "end of bins" sales. I do like a tenuous link...(as above link from Citroen H, to Broom Wagon, to Tour de France, to Masham's little jumpers, to Masham's rival brewers..to a which is the best beer dilemma!)

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There is also a cycling link with Claud the Butler, as they do specialise in catering for cycling events, and of course Claud Butler is a famous cycle manufacturer so the name is no co-incidence.

looks like they also have a Renault Estafette to call on

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