FCF AA BOX Challenge 2019-Just Jersey left!

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AA Box Challenge-Your FCF needs you!

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Particularly if you come from Devon, Wales or Jersey! or are planning a visit there.....
Four boxes left
2 in Wales, 1 in Devon, 1 in Jersey
Here they are....A box is claimed with an original photograph. The photo could be made a bit more interesting if it includes an animate eg person(s)/dog/horse, or inanimate object eg car/bike as well as the plain old box!
South West England
456 Halfway House, Newton Poppleford, Devon: on A3052 (Exeter-Sidmouth) at junction with B3180
Wales
289 Devil’s Bridge, Ceredigion: at junction with A4120 (Devil’s Bridge-Ponterwyd) and Cwmystwyth B4574
580 Boduan, Gwynedd: on A497 (Nefyn-Pwllheli) around 1 mile south of junction with B4354
Jersey
687 Trinity, Jersey: at junction of Rue du Presbytere and Rue des Picots, Trinity
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Re: FCF AA BOX Challenge 2018- Only 4 left now!!

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I hereby claim 580 Boduan. We went to a day out today and ended up in Criccieth so it wasn't too far out of the way to go and photograph it. Sorry the van got in the way :-)

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Re: FCF AA BOX Challenge 2018- Only 4 left now!!

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eifion wrote:
25 Aug 2018, 16:39
I hereby claim 580 Boduan. We went to a day out today and ended up in Criccieth so it wasn't too far out of the way to go and photograph it. Sorry the van got in the way :-)
Yes Yes Yes! and the picture is excellent, very nice bit of colour with the van..love it!

You dont mind if I shout it from the roof tops and shove it on what do you know about Wales...and obviously POTD!

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Not at all, shout away. Here's another pic with the focus more on the AA box than my 205.

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Re: FCF AA BOX Challenge 2018- Only 3 left now!!

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Red_dwarfers has already beaten me to this one, but I passed 161 Nantyffin today so stopped to take a pic, even though the weather was awful.

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However, this was just a practice run for...

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Re: FCF AA BOX Challenge 2018- Only 3 left now!!

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Yup, it's 289 - Devil's Bridge. I would have included my 205 in the picture but when I got there there was an AA-branded Commer Imp van parked in front on it, owned by a man on this own quest to photograph all of the AA boxes, so it seemed more appropriate to photograph that instead.

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I have absolutely no plans for Devon or Guernsey, so it's up to someone else to grab the final two.

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I'll give you a bit of Kate Bush for that...Wow, Wow Wow Wow unbelievable! Very much like the imp van too excellent! Well done, superb!



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Thats the best one ever with the AA imp. Better than all mine put together!

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Did you manage to have a chat with our Commer Imp driver Eifion :?:

Wonder if there is a blog somewhere of their quest. Maybe should sign them up for the FCF to get the Jersey box knocked off :-D

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Re: FCF AA BOX Challenge 2018- Only 2 left now!!

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NewcastleFalcon wrote:
23 Sep 2018, 08:17
Did you manage to have a chat with our Commer Imp driver Eifion :?:


I did, yes. He'd not long been to the Lake District to photograph the boxes up there but hadn't yet visited the Nant y Ffin one. According to him the AA evaluated the Commer Imp vans but never put them into service. His wasn't originally an AA one but he'd done a pretty good job of making it look like one.

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Another AA Box spot with picture evidence...and a French car.....not compulsory but nice!

Peter took this on his hols and put it up on Picture of the Day, Ardgay Box 504, previously bagged by Davie and Chris.
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A bit late now but Robyn 'bagged' the Devil's Bridge one a few weeks back when she visited Aber...

I can take no credit for it but Robyn did take the trouble to photograph it for me :) What a lovely daughter I have!!!
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eifion wrote:
22 Sep 2018, 21:38
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I do love that AA Imp :D Gorgeous!!!

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Bet you wouldn't have said that if it'd been an RAC one. ;)

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van ordinaire wrote:
11 Oct 2018, 22:03
Bet you wouldn't have said that if it'd been an RAC one. ;)


I would have but not quite so much... I just love yellow vehicles... Any vehicle looks brilliant in yellow... My favourite colour :-D