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Re: OTCL 69000 Posts coming up

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CitroJim wrote:
01 Dec 2018, 14:17
But here's a Norwegian Class 69 :)


Yes thats good ferreting Jim. SNCF have a loco described as cala BB 69000

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I think I'll challenge the FCF in its entirity to cxelebrate 69000 day on POTD. You never know something creative may emerge.

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Re: OTCL 69000 Posts coming up

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NewcastleFalcon wrote:
01 Dec 2018, 17:42
CitroJim wrote:
01 Dec 2018, 14:17
But here's a Norwegian Class 69 :)


Yes thats good ferreting Jim. SNCF have a loco described as cala BB 69000


I like that one Neil :D

Looking forward to seeing what comes up in POTD :)

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Re: OTCL 70000 Posts coming up

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Prepare yourselves the OTCL is currently with this post teetering on the brink of 70.000 posts.

So why not celebrate the occasion with some 70,000 appropriate pictures on POTD, or start a new thread

Hashtag startanewthreadinjanuary!

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Re: OTCL 71000 Posts!

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Timmo........congratulations you have just posted post number 71000 on the OTCL with this
Timmo wrote:
19 Feb 2019, 22:01
The ah bumper gel is Goood! Likewise I've used it for years, the old 309gti had big plastic bumpers and trims and the rubber spoiler, this stuff was without question the best option, The newer version is clear and has a slightly different fragrance to the old green snot version, but just as good! I put mine on with a cotton type cloth and buff off a little later,
For reference, the hot air gun Does work, we used to use it a lot in the trade during the 90s and early 00's on Astra's as the bumpers on them faded quicker than the paint! Needed to be a hot air gun on a medium heat slowly waved across the plastic from a couple of inches away, time consuming but worth it,


I usually try to mark each 1000 posts with an appropriate picture. 99.9% of the time it turns out to be a locomotive! So I'll be looking for a 71,000 for today's POTD. :-D

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OTCL 76000 Posts imminent

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In around 1 month OTCL has hit 1000 posts. Thats the sort of participation which keeps the forum flowing nicely.

So the 76,000 mark is imminent, already in the nervous 75,990's......

So celebratory pictures invited when it happens!

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Re: OTCL 80000 Posts imminent

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Another 10 or so more bits of trivia/banter/insight/weighty matters/opinion/news/pictures/quizes/music/humour and the OTCL will have reached 80,000 posts, as evidenced by the FCF's Board Index Page.

and if I say so myself and absolute treasure trove of the 3 "e's" enjoyment and entertainment with a decent smattering of education!

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Re: OTCL 80000 Posts imminent

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My mother used to say that saying "Rabbits Rabbits" on the first of a month with an R in it was lucky. :-D

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Re: OTCL 80000 Posts imminent

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My mum always used to say "White Rabbits" as the first words to be said on the first of every month.

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Re: OTCL 80000 Posts milestone reached 01/03/2020

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Its happened Stu has brought up the 80,000

here

viewtopic.php?p=637232#p637232

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Re: OTCL 82000 Posts reached VE Day 2020

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The counter on the FCF Board Index Screen for the number of posts on the OTCL ticked over to
82,000 a couple of posts ago which rather appropriately is the link Mick Posted up to Winston Churchill announcing the end of hostilities!

viewtopic.php?p=643647#p643647

Let the celebratory posting commence :-D and where better place than the VE Day Thread!

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Re: OTCL Info

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Well as of now the FCF as a community has found 4,399 topics to talk about in the Off Topic Chat Lounge,

So for the next thread starter on the OTCL the kudos of starting the 4,400th topic. Not quite as good from a number noticers point of view as starting the 4,444 th topic but that could be some time off.

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