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Caption Competition Mk III

Old 9th Mar 2023, 16:53
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So if we had got her up to 88 MPH we could have driven upside down in the sewage pipe after all....good effort everyone. Now is there a crane nearby??
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Old 9th Mar 2023, 16:55
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...the upside down tank??...fell off the back of a lorry, obviously...
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Old 9th Mar 2023, 16:57
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Fortunately the designers had the foresight to equip the tank with a downwards firing ejector seat...sorry Aviation Content
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Old 9th Mar 2023, 17:35
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Everyone concentrate. If we flipped it over, we can flip it back again.
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Old 9th Mar 2023, 17:46
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Hurry up and get this tank off my shoulder, it's starting to ache!
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Old 9th Mar 2023, 17:50
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So, you start digging here and when you reach America they push the tank in and it arrives right way up.
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Old 9th Mar 2023, 18:04
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The crew blamed a faulty inverter.
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Old 9th Mar 2023, 18:19
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Ohhh, I see it now. I DID have the plans for the dummy tank upside down !
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Old 9th Mar 2023, 18:30
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So fellow syndicate members, we have 15 minutes, equipment consisting of 2 x 10 metre ropes, 4 x 2.4 metre planks, a 3 metre square tarp, 8 barrels and one inverted tank. The task is to right the tank and cross the imaginary 3 metre gully marked by the white a tape over there. A further restriction is everyone must cross on the tank and only three persons can be in contact with the tank at any time.

My plan is ...
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Old 9th Mar 2023, 18:33
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If we look busy and surprised if questioned they may just believe it wasn't us.
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Old 9th Mar 2023, 20:07
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Very good, Bloggs. Now, take out the sump plug and change the oil.

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Old 9th Mar 2023, 22:37
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Ok so we will take turns on each track like a treadmill until we have wound up the spring then we will turn it over and set off.
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Old 9th Mar 2023, 22:53
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This isn’t Australia they’ve dropped us in Egypt.
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Old 10th Mar 2023, 03:29
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That Mongolian jumped right out in front of us Tiananmen Square style and then went full Genghis Khan on our tank , just like that the fight was over and so was the Shanghai taxi
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Old 10th Mar 2023, 03:33
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Attempts to copy Stalins flying tanks failed at the first few landings .

Once they remove the greasy stain that used to be the driver , attempts for the twenty third landing will begin in earnest
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Old 10th Mar 2023, 06:21
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Oooh, look, that's a bit of the commander there! We can mail him home now...
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Old 10th Mar 2023, 07:35
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Hoskins is still inside? Great, park the "turning it back over" idea on the "too difficult pile"...
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Old 10th Mar 2023, 07:36
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Ah, Lt Heath Robinson, can you explain your latest brain child to me please?
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Old 10th Mar 2023, 08:11
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“OK, look here, if we all stick exactly to the same story there’ll be no problem.
Now, this is how it happened…”

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Old 10th Mar 2023, 08:16
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So team, we have four pine poles and six meters of rope. Our task is to......
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