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#1 GeordieSaint

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Posted 05 October 2012 - 10:20 AM

On Sunday, I'll be flying out to the South Atlantic for a six month tour in the Falkland Islands. I am hoping to get an internet gateway account whilst down there so should hopefully be able to keep up with the RL news on here from time to time. But if not, I wish everyone on here and the other forums the best of luck for the next six months and I'll look forward to a bit of debate when I get back...

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#2 Kenilworth Tiger

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Posted 05 October 2012 - 10:44 AM

Best of luck big fella. Absolute hovel down there so here's to hoping you get some Internet to pass the time!
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#3 gingerjon

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Posted 05 October 2012 - 11:00 AM

I hope, for everyone's sake, it's a peaceful and uninteresting six months down there.
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#4 RidingPie

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Posted 05 October 2012 - 11:04 AM

Good luck and I hope nothing untoward happens.

#5 Johnoco

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Posted 05 October 2012 - 11:36 AM

All the best, I'd say 'have fun' but not sure it's appropriate. :)

#6 terrywebbisgod

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Posted 05 October 2012 - 11:44 AM

All the best and have a safe tour.
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#7 Wolford6

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Posted 05 October 2012 - 03:25 PM

Any chance of taking Abu Hamza with you?

He's not wanted here and he's not keen on moving to the USA.

Then, if things get hairy, you could offer him to the Argies as a hostage.

Have a good tour and make the most of the experience ... countryside, wildlife, seas etc. Keep safe.

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#8 Saint Billinge

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Posted 05 October 2012 - 04:14 PM

Enjoy your tour and keep in touch if you can.

#9 WearyRhino

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Posted 05 October 2012 - 05:34 PM

At least you're going to be there for summer. You might be able to take your coat off!

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#10 Severus

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Posted 05 October 2012 - 06:36 PM

Stay safe fella.
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#11 l'angelo mysterioso

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Posted 06 October 2012 - 09:24 AM

On Sunday, I'll be flying out to the South Atlantic for a six month tour in the Falkland Islands. I am hoping to get an internet gateway account whilst down there so should hopefully be able to keep up with the RL news on here from time to time. But if not, I wish everyone on here and the other forums the best of luck for the next six months and I'll look forward to a bit of debate when I get back...


I'd love to read your impressions of the place and life out there

I hope all goes well down there.
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#12 Blackbeard

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Posted 06 October 2012 - 09:49 AM

Safe trip mate and enjoy it.........

#13 marklaspalmas

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Posted 06 October 2012 - 10:00 AM

All the best GS

#14 getdownmonkeyman

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Posted 06 October 2012 - 10:16 AM

Stay safe, and more importantly, keep warm!

#15 Bleep1673

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Posted 06 October 2012 - 01:51 PM

Any chance of taking RONNIE LAUGHTON with you?

He's not wanted here and he's not keen on moving to the USA.

Then, if things get hairy, you could offer him to the Argies as a hostage.


& at the end of your tour you can leave him there to referee penguin Rugby League, as thats about all he's fit for.




Hey, we wanna see some photos too

Edited by Bleep1673, 06 October 2012 - 01:52 PM.

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#16 tonyXIII

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Posted 06 October 2012 - 04:47 PM

Have a safe tour, mate! How is your Spanish, by the way? :P ;)

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#17 Red Willow

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Posted 06 October 2012 - 06:09 PM

Enjoy yourself, take a good camera and look forward to seeing the pics.

The Falklands have had a big impact of my life hope it is a good experience.

#18 timtum

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Posted 06 October 2012 - 07:07 PM

Enjoy yourself GS, stay safe and keep us in touch with how you are going on.
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#19 GeordieSaint

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Posted 06 October 2012 - 09:28 PM

Have a safe tour, mate! How is your Spanish, by the way? :P ;)


Yo puedo hablar castellano y por eso, pienso que ire a Chile en mi vacaciones cuando tengo tiempo... ;)

Thanks for all the messages folks. Flying tomorrow evening and looking forward to the six months away; hopefully a trip to South Georgia is a possibility too. Hopefully keep in touch and post some pictures of the islands/widlife on here.

All the best!

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Edited by GeordieSaint, 06 October 2012 - 09:28 PM.

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#20 Old Frightful

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Posted 07 October 2012 - 06:52 PM

I read, a while back, that the Falkland Islands had the largest ratio of sheep to humans of any place on Earth.

Just thought it might be worth mentioning.

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