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Old 7th Nov 2003, 22:54
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My beans and lettuces are doing well.
About time we had an update Mr D?
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Old 7th Nov 2003, 22:58
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Maybe TC was hoping to practice Drogues & Probes with Ms Desk and came across another fighter short of fuel in the mist......
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Old 8th Nov 2003, 17:12
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Talk of inversion layer-induced WX reminds one of the movie, 'The Fog'.
Does that provoke theories on Herr TD's current silence? Certain dubious mists wafting through small villages causing unusual behaviour? Or is that merely restricted to TRRBAPSOI...?

Was a good day at a golf demo, left the promo stalls with wallet intact plus a freebie high-tech tee.

It's the little rewards in life.....

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Old 8th Nov 2003, 17:23
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As one mentioned a few days ago Drapes had his bloods done, Nursie reports that ones blood is possibly the finest she has ever encountered, with no impurities whatsoever and a collersterol level of 4.2,she reports that people would pay large amounts of coin for a pint of this good English blood, unpolluted by any sign of the watery fluid that flows in the veins of Johnny Foreigner.

PS Anybody know what ones colesterol (sp)?level should be, one is a tad worried here, one recalls having ones blood tested many moons ago and ones colesterol was 7,9, one hopes one hasn't overdone the anti colesterol regime here, after all if mummy nature put it there it must be there for a reason.


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Old 8th Nov 2003, 17:31
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Send Clowns - again I agree in principal - what is left of the countryside is beautiful,
especially when compared with the bleak oppressive flatness of Lincolnshire.
What is ugly is the tendency of the mill town inhabitants to plaster it with motorways,
burn stolen cars on the bits they haven't tarmacced and generally make the whole
dang shooting match less pleasant for all concerned.
And the weather's consistently crap all year round.
Is there a "This county is crap/brilliant" scale?
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Old 8th Nov 2003, 17:53
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This old rhyme says it all.

Yorkshire's full of Moors and Hills

Lancashires full of Hoors and Mills.

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Old 9th Nov 2003, 01:35
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Mr Drapes.

Your cholesterol levels sound too good to be true. You could be suffering from a high sodium/potassium ratio. Na/K are important electrolytes but in excess can be a bad thing. A quick and easy way to check is to take a domestic 40w light bulb - place your lips around the base and touch the two contacts with your tongue. If the bulb emits light this is a positive. If the bulb remains unlit you are safe.

Hope this is helpful and assuages any lingering doubts.




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Old 9th Nov 2003, 01:51
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One is a little worried about the lowness of ones colesterol level so one has prescriped oneself, one Sara Lee Double Chocolate Gateau every day for the next month, in order to alleviate the tedium of this medication one shall vary it with a Sara Lee, double Lemon Gateau every other day, both taken with double cream of course.

Mr UL730, One is a northern chap as you know, its those southern chaps who walk arounf with the word Fyffes written on the back of their Jackets.
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Old 9th Nov 2003, 02:23
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RRBATPSOI: Most people know that slender tailed meerkats are very fond of ballet, but not many people know that they also go in for long distance swimming.
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Old 9th Nov 2003, 11:17
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Basically, if nursie says cHolesterol is fine one need not fash oneself. On a similar vein, one's external fat ratio can be optimum yet internal fat, i.e. such as wot covers one's organs, can still pose problems.
Cholesterol in itself is good. S/one said recently anything around a factor of 9-10 is still healthy. Red wine goes a fair way to reducing the ketones, large ketones bad, small ketones good.

Potassium regulates cell walls, soduim regulates internal cellular fluid volume. Googlers/medical wallahs are welcome to edit this notso RRBAPSOI

time for a wee lay-down.
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Old 9th Nov 2003, 17:12
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Oh dear, them Welsh are playing England at that Rugby thingy, I wish someone would explain feckin Rugby to me.
I think the chap said the referee was a Frenchman, our chaps may as well go home now.


PS, one has just ironed a shirt, one would think it had been done by a black belt in shirt ironing, splendid job If I say so meself.
One doubts if even royalty have lifted a better ironed shirt.


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Old 10th Nov 2003, 02:31
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43 years ago today the last trolleybusses ran through Hanwell Broadway in West London before being replaced by Routemaster busses
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Old 10th Nov 2003, 03:25
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The Routemasters days appear to be numbered as well. although there is some talk of keeping one or two "Heritage" routes with them (for the tourists), they may be all departed by 2006. Don't like the modern boxes on wheels myself.
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Old 10th Nov 2003, 14:04
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One is still a fan of city public transport, Melbourne or San Fran or Toronto, yet the powers-that-be seem to want ot amputate the soul of the character trams and buses with these modern things.
On the plus side Chrysler/-? are setting up hydrogen=powered ones by start of next year. Forget where. What really bugs is why do away with character when the fuel technology is so clean? Simple enough to keep the "retro" look.

Dinner tonight is mince heavily laced with tomato, garlic, herbs and wine.
One must have custard with fruit, however, for afters.

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Old 10th Nov 2003, 15:39
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I have a hangover.
It is because of mixing grape and grain.
One should not do it.
But one prolly will. Again. Tonight.
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Old 10th Nov 2003, 16:29
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One is not chemist as you all know, but shurely alcohol, C2 H5 0H, is Alcohol ,tiz exactly the same substance whether tiz derived from Grape or grain, nor should it make any difference what liquid it comes diluted in.?
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Old 10th Nov 2003, 17:15
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OK OK, who did it? C'mon...I have my suspicions about the who the culprit was but I want them to own up on here...so then..anyone going to admit to it?


For those that don't know, I ought to tell you my tale. Friday morning, I awoke to a beautiful crisp autumnal morn, albeit a tad foggy. I went to work as per usual, it was then that we noticed Mr Draper was being particularly quiet. Due to the fog and the sneaky Canadian Geese, I decided to do my good samaritan routine and go out looking for him. I packed a few sandwiches and walked off into the fog. As I approached the 10ft electrified fence nearby Draper Towers, I used the techniques I'd learnt reading Chris Ryan books to scale the fence both silently and without electrocuting myself -I owe my life to that man! I decided to creep around the grounds hoping to surprise any Geese left around still gloating over their (as I believed) sucessful attack. As I rounded the apple tree, past the discarded flymo and rusty Jag, I heard a noise, to my untrained ear it was the sound of Jimmy Choo shoes on brittle leaves. As I spun 'round to see who was there...BANG The lights went out as they say.

I awoke sat upon a rickety chair, in a darkened room. My whole body ached. I tried to move but quickly realised both my hands and feet had been cuffed together. I sat there for seemingly hours...recalling everything I could from 'SAS...Are YOU tough enough?'. I awaited my interrogarion.

My next memory is the sound of Jimmy Choo's tip-toeing across bare concrete. The faint odour Hugo Boss Perfume wafted past my nose. I jumped as I felt the warm breath on the back of my neck, and sense my captor moving closer. I braced my self as I heard my captor breathed in, and a soft feminine voice started whispering to me 'my my Mr TopCat, you really should take more care when out wondering all alone in this fog.' I felt her lips brush past my ear, moving even closer before her final chilling quote 'Anything could happen to you out here, and no-one would ever find out.'

<Fade to Black>
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Old 10th Nov 2003, 17:40
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One sincerly hopes, that you are not implying that Drapes wanders abroad wearing Jummy thingy shoies and wearing bloody perfume TC, Drapers generation does not go in for that kind of thing, besides had Drapes been stalking you, you would have heard nothing.


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Old 10th Nov 2003, 17:56
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I didn't think it was you for a second.

I suspect a lady...
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Old 10th Nov 2003, 18:09
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Meanwhile, in a boutique not far from London, an oriental shoemaker went over the books yet again. It could not be denied: Sales up 200% in the last quarter! How to explain this phenomenon? He had spent no more on advertising. Not an additional word on the website. Holey moley, he exclaimed in Mandarin, I do not know what's on the loose, but Many, Many Choose the Choos, I can but say it is Good Noos.
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