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Old 30th Mar 2006, 05:19
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Nixor ut Ledo
Join Date: Nov 2003
Location: In a Beaut of a State
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Have framed copies of Poster 1-80 (Be Safe - don't assume CHECK! - Tennis player) and Poster 1-84 (When stretched Dont forget the basics) in front of me as I write (just retrieved them from the guest loo).

The tennis player pic is courtesy of Athena International and I remember it being sold as an 'arty' poster long before DFS used it. As such the pic is almost certainly taken in the USA and looking closely it definitely is a bird!

I got the posters from IFS who were just down the corridor in Ad Astral where I worked at the time. The posters had been banned by then and the tale that I got was that the DWRAF at the time took umbrage.

What goes around comes around as they say and now my new girlfriend has said that she doesn't like them, they could be offensive, and could I please take them down!! Waaaaahhh!!
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Old 30th Mar 2006, 16:40
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Join Date: Nov 2000
Location: Glorious Devon
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Sounds like sense of humour dysfunction. I should pull the jettison handle on her!
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Old 30th Mar 2006, 18:20
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Saftey Helmut.....sure it's nice. Along with about 30 others including:
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Old 30th Mar 2006, 18:23
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Join Date: Feb 2002
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Here's a Dave Frewin poster. One of about 7 I have.
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Old 30th Mar 2006, 18:26
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Join Date: Feb 2002
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This is a photo of the one poster I would really like for my collection.
Anyone out there got a copy?

I have tried all the known sources.
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Old 30th Mar 2006, 20:26
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Join Date: Nov 2001
Location: western europe
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there are a few here that may be of interest ..... just click on the poster to get a decent size view ....

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Old 30th Mar 2006, 22:54
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Join Date: Apr 2002
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Yes I do - the whole series was very funny and seriously topical - probably the best ever
The poster depicted the wheel change on the over-night from Scotland to London (LMS) at Crewe of all places - not seen many wheel-tappers since the changeover from steam to diesel though!
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