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#41 Wolford6

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Posted 22 February 2013 - 03:48 PM

When your kids are looking at University to go to.


At one time, I had to do a couple of resits in the summer. I obviously didn't do much revision so, panicking, came up to Bradford to do a solid day's worth in a Bradford Hall (hall-of-residence) room before my first exam. I could hardly concentrate all day because of the racket coming from the building of a new block of halls (Shearbridge Hall) twenty yards away.

They knocked down Shearbridge Hall about four years ago and Bradford Hall last year.

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#42 terrywebbisgod

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Posted 22 February 2013 - 03:54 PM

When your kids are looking at University to go to.

When you can't write coherent English any more.
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#43 Wolford6

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Posted 22 February 2013 - 03:54 PM

I have never played a computer game; well not since Space Invaders in a pub about twenty five years ago.

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#44 Red Willow

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Posted 22 February 2013 - 03:55 PM

Visited the IWM at Duxford this week and overheard a child asking his Dad "what's Concorde"

#45 terrywebbisgod

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Posted 22 February 2013 - 03:58 PM

Visited the IWM at Duxford this week and overheard a child asking his Dad "what's Concorde"

Went to Duxford last summer,had the privilege of seeing a 109 and a Spitfire mock dogfighting.
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#46 Red Willow

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Posted 22 February 2013 - 03:59 PM

Husband is really into planes, me much less but still thought it was an impressive place (but freezing)

#47 hindle xiii

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Posted 22 February 2013 - 04:01 PM

are bought from Clarkes.

:( Damn.

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#48 terrywebbisgod

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Posted 22 February 2013 - 04:02 PM

Husband is really into planes, me much less but still thought it was an impressive place (but freezing)

A very impressive place.
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#49 hindle xiii

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Posted 22 February 2013 - 04:04 PM

I really did have one and I've forgotten it... I'm 25 fffs.

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#50 hindle xiii

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Posted 22 February 2013 - 04:05 PM

Oh wait, when you have to act like a big kid.

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#51 Shadow

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Posted 22 February 2013 - 04:26 PM

Went to Duxford last summer,had the privilege of seeing a 109 and a Spitfire mock dogfighting.

JohnM and L'ang have seen the real thing :D
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#52 Saint Billinge

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Posted 22 February 2013 - 04:26 PM

I just wonder how much is spent trying to hold back the years? Plastic surgery, lotions and potions and hair transplants are a must for some people - and sometimes going horribly wrong.

#53 terrywebbisgod

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Posted 22 February 2013 - 04:29 PM

JohnM and L'ang have seen the real thing :D

:D :D :D
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#54 tonyXIII

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Posted 22 February 2013 - 04:41 PM

When you see the sixth form girls on their way to college and you think "ooh I bet she's cold, she ought to put a nice warm coat on"


Wow! I hope I never get that old! :ph34r: :)

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#55 hindle xiii

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Posted 22 February 2013 - 04:44 PM

When you see the sixth form girls on their way to college and you think "ooh I bet she's cold, she ought to put a nice warm coat on"

If you're really old, as in watched Benny Hill, then you think "ooh I wish it was still ok to chase after her and smack her backside".

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#56 GaryHall

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Posted 22 February 2013 - 04:57 PM

"When it takes you all night to do what you used to do all night" and you know the song with those lyrics.

#57 Futtocks

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Posted 22 February 2013 - 04:59 PM

When you need your browser's 'zoom' function to read TRL.

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#58 D9000

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Posted 22 February 2013 - 05:10 PM

When you talk about Wire, Northern, Fartown and Trinity and people don't know what you're on about ...

#59 hindle xiii

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Posted 22 February 2013 - 05:21 PM

When you drive a Jaguar saloon at 40mph in the middle lane of the M62.

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#60 longboard

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Posted 22 February 2013 - 05:50 PM

When you talk about Wire, Northern, Fartown and Trinity and people don't know what you're on about ...


That's one of the drawbacks of Devon.