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  1. 1. Who's best?

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Who's best?

Both with a brilliant debut. A second thingy cobbled together by the record company & a third thingy that was somewhat arguably overblown. Both with a fantastic fella on lead geetar, both with a reyt frontman. And the rythym sections were both pretty tidy too.

 

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"Australia is a spoiled nation. They can expect my revenge. I'm not crazy when I say this, they are the crazy ones who give you hot sausages before the match when it's 40 degrees celsius outside."

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"Shifty Matty Petersen trying to get in there with a little five-fingered discount." Franklin Field, Philadelphia, 30/11/2004

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FourthThird Second Best Statement Ever: Student Ram 02/06/2004 (Without a trace of irony): "... because, when you think about it, really... Wakefield is kind of the centre of the universe. You know, both ways, you've got..."

Followed by a half a minute justification of this point of view.

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Between 1455 and 1485, the civil war known as the War Of The Roses , fought between two branches of the Plantagenet house for control of the English throne. Lancaster house represented by a red rose, York by white.......er hang on. Is this the wrong thread .🤔

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15 minutes ago, Cas Vegas said:

Who's best?

Both with a brilliant debut. A second thingy cobbled together by the record company & a third thingy that was somewhat arguably overblown. Both with a fantastic fella on lead geetar, both with a reyt frontman. And the rythym sections were both pretty tidy too.

 

A few of us over fev way who enjoy a blast of squire/brown tunes with the amp turned to 11....

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5 minutes ago, Robin Evans said:

A few of us over fev way who enjoy a blast of squire/brown tunes with the amp turned to 11....

Speaking of Fev types, have you broken bread with that little beardy-type yet? Used to call himssen Machin, or summat?


"Australia is a spoiled nation. They can expect my revenge. I'm not crazy when I say this, they are the crazy ones who give you hot sausages before the match when it's 40 degrees celsius outside."

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"Shifty Matty Petersen trying to get in there with a little five-fingered discount." Franklin Field, Philadelphia, 30/11/2004

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FourthThird Second Best Statement Ever: Student Ram 02/06/2004 (Without a trace of irony): "... because, when you think about it, really... Wakefield is kind of the centre of the universe. You know, both ways, you've got..."

Followed by a half a minute justification of this point of view.

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15 minutes ago, HawkMan said:

Between 1455 and 1485, the civil war known as the War Of The Roses , fought between two branches of the Plantagenet house for control of the English throne. Lancaster house represented by a red rose, York by white.......er hang on. Is this the wrong thread .🤔

Tis. 😄


"Australia is a spoiled nation. They can expect my revenge. I'm not crazy when I say this, they are the crazy ones who give you hot sausages before the match when it's 40 degrees celsius outside."

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"Shifty Matty Petersen trying to get in there with a little five-fingered discount." Franklin Field, Philadelphia, 30/11/2004

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FourthThird Second Best Statement Ever: Student Ram 02/06/2004 (Without a trace of irony): "... because, when you think about it, really... Wakefield is kind of the centre of the universe. You know, both ways, you've got..."

Followed by a half a minute justification of this point of view.

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19 minutes ago, Cas Vegas said:

Speaking of Fev types, have you broken bread with that little beardy-type yet? Used to call himssen Machin, or summat?

We text frequently.... but not seen him in ages. I need to put that right

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17 hours ago, Robin Evans said:

We text frequently.... but not seen him in ages. I need to put that right

Yes. Yes you do. These are difficult times, & I wouldn't recommend the pub, but tha' can allus go forra a walk, eh?

 

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"Australia is a spoiled nation. They can expect my revenge. I'm not crazy when I say this, they are the crazy ones who give you hot sausages before the match when it's 40 degrees celsius outside."

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"Shifty Matty Petersen trying to get in there with a little five-fingered discount." Franklin Field, Philadelphia, 30/11/2004

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FourthThird Second Best Statement Ever: Student Ram 02/06/2004 (Without a trace of irony): "... because, when you think about it, really... Wakefield is kind of the centre of the universe. You know, both ways, you've got..."

Followed by a half a minute justification of this point of view.

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2 hours ago, Cas Vegas said:

Who's best?

Both with a brilliant debut. A second thingy cobbled together by the record company & a third thingy that was somewhat arguably overblown. Both with a fantastic fella on lead geetar, both with a reyt frontman. And the rythym sections were both pretty tidy too.

 

It’s a close run thing and I have seen both bands live with their original line-ups (minus maybe the drummers).

I bought Appetite for Destruction on vinyl in the USA while on holiday with the original cover art that was later banned, but I also own a copy of The Second Coming signed by John Squire.

I did manage to lose my virginity though with the The Stone Roses first album as the background music so that probably clinches it for me.

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To be fair, for a couple of years I had Sweet Child o' Mine as my ringtone.

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Under Scrutiny by the Right-On Thought Police

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5 hours ago, HawkMan said:

Between 1455 and 1485, the civil war known as the War Of The Roses , fought between two branches of the Plantagenet house for control of the English throne. Lancaster house represented by a red rose, York by white.......er hang on. Is this the wrong thread .🤔

I want that thread . I’d be able to contribute 

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17 hours ago, Gerrumonside ref said:

It’s a close run thing and I have seen both bands live with their original line-ups (minus maybe the drummers).

I bought Appetite for Destruction on vinyl in the USA while on holiday with the original cover art that was later banned, but I also own a copy of The Second Coming signed by John Squire.

I did manage to lose my virginity though with the The Stone Roses first album as the background music so that probably clinches it for me.

@Gerrumonside ref You've therefore made a good case. 🙂


"Australia is a spoiled nation. They can expect my revenge. I'm not crazy when I say this, they are the crazy ones who give you hot sausages before the match when it's 40 degrees celsius outside."

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"Shifty Matty Petersen trying to get in there with a little five-fingered discount." Franklin Field, Philadelphia, 30/11/2004

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FourthThird Second Best Statement Ever: Student Ram 02/06/2004 (Without a trace of irony): "... because, when you think about it, really... Wakefield is kind of the centre of the universe. You know, both ways, you've got..."

Followed by a half a minute justification of this point of view.

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13 hours ago, DavidM said:

I want that thread . I’d be able to contribute 

@DavidM In which case shall we? I also have a bunch a stuff to say about this subject. 😄

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"Australia is a spoiled nation. They can expect my revenge. I'm not crazy when I say this, they are the crazy ones who give you hot sausages before the match when it's 40 degrees celsius outside."

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"Shifty Matty Petersen trying to get in there with a little five-fingered discount." Franklin Field, Philadelphia, 30/11/2004

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FourthThird Second Best Statement Ever: Student Ram 02/06/2004 (Without a trace of irony): "... because, when you think about it, really... Wakefield is kind of the centre of the universe. You know, both ways, you've got..."

Followed by a half a minute justification of this point of view.

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15 hours ago, Wolford6 said:

This is the best:

 

Yer can't beat a bit of Cash, Mr @Wolford6

Speaking of The Man In Black, I met Peggy Gallagher once (the mother of those naughty boys from Burnage in Manchester) at a festival & she said she'd not come to see her lads, & come instead to see Johnny!!!!

PS These guys formed a band just coz of him - the pics in the vid give it away. 😉

 


"Australia is a spoiled nation. They can expect my revenge. I'm not crazy when I say this, they are the crazy ones who give you hot sausages before the match when it's 40 degrees celsius outside."

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"Shifty Matty Petersen trying to get in there with a little five-fingered discount." Franklin Field, Philadelphia, 30/11/2004

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FourthThird Second Best Statement Ever: Student Ram 02/06/2004 (Without a trace of irony): "... because, when you think about it, really... Wakefield is kind of the centre of the universe. You know, both ways, you've got..."

Followed by a half a minute justification of this point of view.

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20 hours ago, Gerrumonside ref said:

I did manage to lose my virginity though with the The Stone Roses first album as the background music so that probably clinches it for me.

If it was the whole album I'm quietly impressed in a manly silent kind of way. Some of us wouldn't have made it past the first chorus of I Wanna Be Adored

 

 

 

Err, so a friend told me.

 

 

Ah, That's made it sound worse.

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On 25/09/2020 at 15:02, Gerrumonside ref said:

It’s a close run thing and I have seen both bands live with their original line-ups (minus maybe the drummers).

I bought Appetite for Destruction on vinyl in the USA while on holiday with the original cover art that was later banned, but I also own a copy of The Second Coming signed by John Squire.

I did manage to lose my virginity though with the The Stone Roses first album as the background music so that probably clinches it for me.

Johnny Come Lately. 🙂

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Lokking at the title of the thread, there was I thinking this would be an erudite discussion of the historical inaccuracies portrayed  in the Phillipa Gregory inspired mini-series The White Queen and The White Princess.....

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On 26/09/2020 at 19:33, DavidM said:

Warwick the Kingmaker was a very pivotal figure

Another Hunslet-Traitor.


"Australia is a spoiled nation. They can expect my revenge. I'm not crazy when I say this, they are the crazy ones who give you hot sausages before the match when it's 40 degrees celsius outside."

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"Shifty Matty Petersen trying to get in there with a little five-fingered discount." Franklin Field, Philadelphia, 30/11/2004

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FourthThird Second Best Statement Ever: Student Ram 02/06/2004 (Without a trace of irony): "... because, when you think about it, really... Wakefield is kind of the centre of the universe. You know, both ways, you've got..."

Followed by a half a minute justification of this point of view.

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