Significant Mileage Photos...

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nf own work 21/07/2019
nf own work 21/07/2019
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Now as well as the customary picture of the mile-o-meter, what random link is there to the number?
Well first up. This nice picture of a pair of Hooded Ringed Plovers taken on 15th October 2007 on Cotter Beach by Tony Morris.

Now then...can anyone be bothered to take up another random link from that snippet of info? Where's Cotter beach? What was going on in the world on 15/10/2007 when the photo was taken?
Screenshot Random link 060060
Screenshot Random link 060060
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NewcastleFalcon wrote: 22 Jul 2019, 11:03
Now then...can anyone be bothered to take up another random link from that snippet of info? Where's Cotter beach? What was going on in the world on 15/10/2007 when the photo was taken?

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That'll be 20 years after it got a little bit breezy in the south of England...... :)
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the 'Skud has hit the usual mileage for a pic....

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time to treat her...service and rear springs due soon
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Went for a drive in the hair dryer today, stopped off for a picture......
Hair dryer mileage - own work
Hair dryer mileage - own work
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Son had the car in Scotland last week so missed 233223 :(
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andy5 wrote: 16 May 2019, 09:37 Successor to the missed 232323 and abortive 234567 in December

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missed 252525 as well, near Boulogne heading for Calais the other day

250,000 was also passed abroad, couple of weeks ago, near Luxembourg, probably within a mile or two of the previous failed 234567, forgot that until a few miles too late as well

tempting fate, roll on towards 262626, possibly even this year the way things are going
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A satisfying straight there Steve.....ripe for a bit of incidentals...time/place/journey?

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On my return up the A1 from Long Newton this evening - grandson #3's 17th birthday.
Absolutely slinging it down, thought I was going to miss it but pulled onto the hard shoulder three miles short of the Chester Le Street turn off.
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RichardW wrote: 17 Jan 2019, 15:58 I missed a mileage / date match by 10 days, this having come up yesterday...

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Will get another go in Sept / Oct when it rolls over 70k
Bingo!! With no engineering, just after I left home this morning:
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And it just happens to be our wedding anniversary today - what are the odds of that??
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That is just a moment of "deep joy"* for the number noticer and random coincidence lover!

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* With acknowledgement to Stanley Unwin (if anyone remembers!)
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Yes I do indeed remember Neil, I was always fascinated by the apparent elasticity of his cheeks and lips while giving vent to his unique interpretations of our language. A feature not seen again until Les Dawson introduced us to his washer woman character with Roy Barrowclough. "Rubber lips" :) - a term of endearment rather than insult as when applied to the likes of Mick Jagger!!

PS I hope you had a nice day out!! :wink:
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mickthemaverick wrote: 07 Oct 2019, 09:17 PS I hope you had a nice day out!! :wink:

Was that a message for Richard W perhaps Mick? My day so far has been having BT remove that vintage lead telephone cable posted earlier, and fit a new master socket to replace an equally ancient article!, and walking the dog! and twanging the guitar a bit. Quite mundane really!
RichardW wrote: 07 Oct 2019, 08:34 Bingo!! With no engineering, just after I left home this morning:
and it just happens to be our wedding anniversary today - what are the odds of that??
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Well of course I hope everybody has nice days out Neil, but I was actually referring to your seeming to not be around yesterday!! :-D

Great coincidence that Richard and well spotted. It has made me check my mileometer so watch out for something in another 57 miles. Should be later today as I have an airport pickup to do this afternoon! :)
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As forecast earlier I hit a palindrome today:
Own work
Own work
which was soon followed by a pretty looker:
Passenger's work
Passenger's work
A good day all round =D> :) :-D
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