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Re: FCF 2019 advent Calendar

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NewcastleFalcon wrote: 24 Dec 2019, 15:27 ...and I had purposely set up the big spanner bonus with me in mind :-D

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Who called you a big spanner then Neil? :rofl2:

Now I have to request a steward's enquiry here, as your spanner picture does not comply with your rules:
"....with the said elements boldly displayed."
As you can clearly see you cannot see the second element "boldly displayed" so I must, under Formula 1 protocol, pay the protest fee and request a Stewards ruling from a suitably independent panel of thread contributers. What do you think chaps? :-D
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Vanadium is yesterday's element so I obliterated it for artistic reasons with a high intensity light. You had already crossed the finish line before I posted!

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Might have been nice if someone had something like this in their shed to give today's element its full moniker
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".....I obliterated it for artistic reasons with a high intensity light"

Brilliant!!! (No pun intended :) )

I laughed so much there I gave myself heartburn, but luckily I had these to hand:
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FCF 2019 advent Calendar-Final flurry

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Am I scraping the barrel, 24's running out or is there a final flurry to be had?

Can anyone extract any entertainment from the A24 Between Worthing and Clapham? (I couldn't)

So heres a barrel scraping trolley bus, but it is a double-articulated barrel-scraping trolley bus

https://www.urban-transport-magazine.co ... rolleybus/

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NewcastleFalcon wrote: 24 Dec 2019, 20:20 Am I scraping the barrel, 24's running out or is there a final flurry to be had?

Can anyone extract any entertainment from the A24 Between Worthing and Clapham? (I couldn't)

Regards Neil
This is getting a bit repetitive :lol: I used to work not a million miles away from the A24 between Worthi.... oh, you get the idea :-D

Along that stretch of road there is some entertainment value to be had - the first commercial radio broadcast came from Castle Goring.... the South Coast Broadcasting Company, no less :shock:



Castle Goring is also mildly interesting :
"Castle Goring was designed by John Rebecca for Sir Bysshe Shelley, 1st Baronet. It was intended that his grandson, the renowned poet Percy Bysshe Shelley, would live at Castle Goring; however, he drowned in Italy aged just 29, so he never took possession of the house.
In 1845, Mary Shelley, who inherited the building as widow of the poet, sold it to tenant Sir George Brooke-Pechell who'd been residing at the property since 1825."
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Castle_Goring
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Not really an entertainment but as we are barrel scraping I do find it a curiodditty that the A24 going south from Clapham through Dorking then goes through four places with Holmwood in their name but apparently in the wrong order :?: :? :)
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Well is a nice old item with a paper marconi label still on it, and I'm sure some viewers will know what it is and what it did, and more important than all of that its a V24
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Bit of creativity from 2014
NewcastleFalcon wrote: 24 Dec 2014, 19:18 How about a bit of car maths

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"Holmwood...", Mick
Know that stretch of A24 south of Dorking really well. A splendidly wide and open stretch of dual carriageway. One evening, a P6 took one of the tarmacs crossing the wide central reservation badly, got hit, and rolled over, several times. The driver got out, uninjured but shaken. The police report noted that the car's doors still opened and closed normally...

BTW, wasn't there a Beatles song "Once there was a way to get back Holmwood..." ? :-**

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white exec wrote: 24 Dec 2019, 21:54
BTW, wasn't there a Beatles song "Once there was a way to get back Holmwood..." ? :-**

I think you got the spelling wrong there Chris, shouldn't it be "Beetles" :-D :-D :-D
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It seems this flurry is turning into a tornado:

https://www.tornado-fans.com/drum-fan
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It's XMas eve, so don't expect anything sensible from this end! :gt:
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Well this is how the 2014 advent calendar was wrapped up, I think I'm out of 24's, although last time I did 2 x Renault 12's, 3 x Renault 8's, and la piece de resistance 6 x Renault 4's in a final flurry.

to paraphrase
NewcastleFalcon wrote: 25 Dec 2014, 00:49 Well c'est le fin de la rue pour "FCF 2019 Advent Calendar"

I have discovered Thierry Dubois along the way and his wonderful "tintinesque" drawings
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