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Bishops' Gate? (TOH).

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Hell Razor5543 wrote:
28 Jul 2020, 15:07
Bishops' Gate? (TOH).
James chimes in with the clergy link, now there is just the more obscure one!!

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A Google search has left me crippled, so I went to Cripple Gate.

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Hell Razor5543 wrote:
28 Jul 2020, 15:11
A Google search has left me crippled, so I went to Cripple Gate.
And that makes a full set, Clockwise from Bishopsgate leading to Ermine Street, Aldgate the road to Colchester, Ludgate the road to Bath, Newgate the road to Oxford, Cripplegate the road to Islington, Aldersgate added by the Romans 200 years later and finally in 1415 Moorgate was built into the wall becoming the last of the seven old gates of London.

I hope you enjoyed that! :-D

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mickthemaverick wrote:
28 Jul 2020, 15:19
I hope you enjoyed that! :-D
When my guessing TOH knowledge of London ran out I did attack it in an underground way but without going for the direct google search which brings back the whole set without having to delve at all. The end bit with your clue about the clergy fell into place, and I tried to join up the dots and of course there was a huge gap in the "wall" to the south and I picked out dowgate hill as possibly being a southern gate. Of course the river forms the boundary to the south.

"Wiki voyage" would have came up with this, never knew there was one!
https://en.wikivoyage.org/wiki/Walk_the_London_Wall


The coup de grace has been applied! I was going to try Dowgate which wouldnt have been too far off being one of 13 watergates along the river wall.
Blackfriars, Puddle Wharf, Paul's Wharf, Broken Wharf, Customer's Quay, Queenhithe, Dowgate (or Downgate), Wolfsgate, Ebgate, Oyster Gate, Bridge Gate (on London Bridge, which had a gatehouse on either side of the river), Botolphsgate, and Billingsgate.
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Every Picture tells a story.....

So plenty potential questions from this image, and all fall into place get one you get the lot.

So the rather vague Pickled Egg Question for this is....

What information can you extract from the picture :?: Let's go for the orange car as the bare minimum, but any additional info gets bonus points
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I'll put this in a spoiler so others can submit their answers. My first two and last points were TOH and the embellishment with the aid of DDG, :-D
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The orange car is a Porsche 914 as used in the TV series UFO, The brown car is one of the series specials, Strakers car, which was built on Ford running gear from the Zephyr range with Cortina 1600 engines and the third picture shows Commander Straker driving it!!

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I think the shots are from the series "UFO", Porsche 914 (after some digging). I did not use any spoilers (until after I posted this up, to see if our answers matched).

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mickthemaverick wrote:
28 Jul 2020, 20:13
I'll put this in a spoiler so others can submit their answers. My first two and last points were TOH and the embellishment with the aid of DDG, :-D
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The orange car is a Porsche 914 as used in the TV series UFO, The brown car is one of the series specials, Strakers car, which was built on Ford running gear from the Zephyr range with Cortina 1600 engines and the third picture shows Commander Straker driving it!!
that pretty much covers it Mick, and your TOH answering was spot on. That particular episode did feature a bit of "the London Wall" so seamlessly linking to our previous question :-D The episodes in full do appear to be on Daily Motion and You tube I may give the odd one a watch. I presume you picked up the episode. IMCDB also credits another car manufacturer for the orange car and the particular type but yes it is the car you identified, and a subsequent dare I say celebrity owner of the first car!



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Hell Razor5543 wrote:
28 Jul 2020, 20:14
I think the shots are from the series "UFO", Porsche 914 (after some digging). I did not use any spoilers (until after I posted this up, to see if our answers matched).
Spot on James! Names of characters? Episode?

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Deborah Grant (as Linda Simmonds), but I would have to dig up more information (Google is useful for that). Pyschobombs?

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Hell Razor5543 wrote:
28 Jul 2020, 20:39
Deborah Grant (as Linda Simmonds), but I would have to dig up more information (Google is useful for that). Pyschobombs?
Psychobombs is indeed the episode avengerland tells me that one of the locations was London Wall...

UFO: The Psychobombs (Jeremy Summers: July 1970)
Linda (Deborah Grant) works as a personal assistant in an office block overlooking some mediaeval ruins (St. Alphege's Church) until, under the aliens' influence, she chokes her boss to death.
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Well here's a related story from the Northern Echo

When Commander Straker's car landed in a garage in the middle of Darlington in 1971

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I am beginning to believe unknown forces are at work here.................. the article Neil linked to above has too many direct references to be a coincidence surely!!!! It mentions Chelsea, my lifelong club, being hammered by Darlington, it then makes reference to Parkgate, my junior school, it carries a picture of an RS2000 MK1 in rally mode, could easily have been my car as it is identical right down to the spotlights, and finally mentions DLT as a one time owner of the UFO car, he owned it when I met him and had my picture taken with him in Great Yarmouth (a bit creepy in view of more recent developments). So what is going on? :-D

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mickthemaverick wrote:
29 Jul 2020, 11:51
I am beginning to believe unknown forces are at work here..
Mick I was just doing a supplementary question while you were posting! I guess you have most of the answer to the second part already!
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28 Jul 2020, 21:06
Well here's a related story from the Northern Echo

When Commander Straker's car landed in a garage in the middle of Darlington in 1971

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and a question sprouting from the article
What does the abbreviation SHADO stand for :?:

and one for Mick
What was the score when Chelsea played the Quakers on January 29, 1958 in an FA Cup replay at Feethams (attendance: 15,150). :?: (go on and who scored the goals :?: )
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