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Author Topic: >The Smoking Room< The Second Storey  (Read 39696 times)
The Corsair
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« Reply #125 on: August 01, 2011, 07:41:15 am »

Oh my, is OL;AFR catching on? Tongue

Anyway, we should redirect this before our banjo posts down the forum Tongue
Whatever happened to newspaper articles about sudoku?
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« Reply #126 on: August 01, 2011, 08:06:32 am »


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*slowly drinks*
so, no one will take me on?

Take you on, eh? What can you do, wee snippet? You call yourself "Aerial Musketeer" but can you tie a bowline, can you reef and rig, can you fend off boarders?

On the Airship New Gael, we all must perform the functions of Able Airman and more, or we will never be able to take on the forces of The Order.

If you think you have the gears, report to First Mate O'Shaunessy and tell him that you are to assigned to the Rigging Crew as per my orders. Please don't make me regret this decision.

(If the Engineer appointment on Captain Martin's DoodleBug-class Airship doesn't pan out, of course.)

"And now, lads . . . and lassies . . . drinks are on me."





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ah thank you for you kind offer i may just take you up on that hmmm i shall have a good long think.
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« Reply #127 on: August 01, 2011, 08:31:34 am »


ah thank you for you kind offer i may just take you up on that hmmm i shall have a good long think.


Good Long Thinks are for the Philosophers. If you want to join the New Gael, we depart at 0-7:00. DESTINATION: The Badlands west of New Odessa. A Klanker of the ORDER has been spotted by the Quahadi Brotherhood and we aim to make sure it does not reach El Paso. Time and tide, m'dear . . . time 'n' tide.

"A shot of the Heradura Silver, please, George, and one of your Maduro Cohibas. And a Jamaican Ginger Beer for Airman Ella."


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« Reply #128 on: August 01, 2011, 09:05:20 am »


Breakfast time...where's the devilled kidneys and the rum?
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« Reply #129 on: August 01, 2011, 09:16:25 am »




What's really funny here is that the person who posted the above apparently
1. Has not seen the movie that inspired it, and thus knows nothing about it,
2. Didn't pay any real attention when they did watch it, or
3. Watched it and paid attention to it, but failed to retain any accurate memories of the experience.



Watched the movie on a number of occasions
Fully aware of the details
I understood the plot (T'ent that complicated),
 Enjoyed it BUT also found the teeshirt(Commercially available not my design) mildly amusing and even though it doesn't tie in to the movie details that well, the banjo picking ,tune at least, has become a vernacular in the UK for someone from a 'close knit' family.

Gimme 6 as they say in Norfolk.
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« Reply #130 on: August 01, 2011, 11:16:03 am »

I'm not sure what that sounds like in a Norfolk accent, but I'd only say "Gimme 6" in a (fake) Aucklander accent...   Grin
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« Reply #131 on: August 01, 2011, 11:26:07 am »

I'm not sure what that sounds like in a Norfolk accent, but I'd only say "Gimme 6" in a (fake) Aucklander accent...   Grin

I see what you did there...

On the note of accents, I recently (by recently I mean 2 years ago) met someone with a godawful mashup accent made of Cockney and East Australian. Believe me when I say your picturing of it is inadequate Tongue
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« Reply #132 on: August 01, 2011, 11:50:04 am »

I'm not sure what that sounds like in a Norfolk accent, but I'd only say "Gimme 6" in a (fake) Aucklander accent...   Grin

I see what you did there...


Yeah-Nah, mate, the famous NewZealand 'multi-purpose-vowel' does have legitimate uses...
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« Reply #133 on: August 01, 2011, 12:11:53 pm »

I'm glad I retained my British level of enunciation when I moved here. Otherwise I'd be a twttr sx fish chps nzlndr.
And when Australian people swear it sounds like the horn on a clow car... (in the words of comedian Terry Alderton)
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« Reply #134 on: August 01, 2011, 12:52:54 pm »

I'm glad I retained my British level of enunciation when I moved here. Otherwise I'd be a twttr sx fish chps nzlndr.
And when Australian people swear it sounds like the horn on a clow car... (in the words of comedian Terry Alderton)

Well, of course, a proper gentlemen should limit his swearing to only the most extreme situations, and even then I believe that the only off-colour words to escape his lips should be 'blast' or 'dash'...

as in 'Dash it all'

or 'What the dash was that?'

 and I want all you Mother-dashers to remember that.
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« Reply #135 on: August 01, 2011, 07:17:35 pm »

Goodness, it got busy in here!
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« Reply #136 on: August 01, 2011, 07:24:57 pm »

How about, “fratteratterpeggaloomer”
As in:
Fratteratterpeggaloomer! I missed my train!

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« Reply #137 on: August 01, 2011, 07:35:04 pm »

How about, “fratteratterpeggaloomer”
As in:
Fratteratterpeggaloomer! I missed my train!



Blimey, by the time you've said that one you'll have missed the second train, unless you dashed off to the other platform.
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« Reply #138 on: August 01, 2011, 07:43:59 pm »

''Gettafa ya bassa...''

 - Billy Connelly.

My tank is dry. Please fill me with beer.
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« Reply #139 on: August 01, 2011, 07:57:25 pm »

Well, of course, a proper gentlemen should limit his swearing to only the most extreme situations, and even then I believe that the only off-colour words to escape his lips should be 'blast' or 'dash'...

Cursing doesn't make or break one's being a gentleman. It's how the cursing is done, as, to be completely frank, any word is a curse when uttered in such fashion.
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« Reply #140 on: August 01, 2011, 08:03:49 pm »

Six pages in as many days, won't be long 'til we need a THIRD storey!
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« Reply #141 on: August 01, 2011, 08:13:07 pm »

*calls from new laboratory behind the bookcase (M-O)*

 As long as there's room for my laboratory...

*muffled sound of massive explosion*

OoPs!...
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« Reply #142 on: August 01, 2011, 08:34:19 pm »

Six pages in as many days, won't be long 'til we need a THIRD storey!

I know some Polish builders that offer good work at a fair rate. Or maybe a basement bar?
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« Reply #143 on: August 01, 2011, 08:35:26 pm »

Bell rings' ping ping' door opens Miles steps from the elevator" when did the construction complete? barman a Talisker and Tonic please.
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« Reply #144 on: August 01, 2011, 09:28:37 pm »

Six pages in as many days, won't be long 'til we need a THIRD storey!

I think it'll become more of a billiard room extension...
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« Reply #145 on: August 01, 2011, 10:17:32 pm »


I think it'll become more of a billiard room extension...



Yes, I vote for a billiard room!

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« Reply #146 on: August 01, 2011, 10:20:59 pm »

 An indoor range and or fencing salon/self defence dojo'ything for brushing up on ones technique?

I can't always make The Oxford based Linacre School of Defence and Mr Crawley's excellent Scottish school in Auld Reekie where he teaches Baritsu Fence and Fisticuffs is a tad too far from the Chilterns.
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« Reply #147 on: August 02, 2011, 04:30:03 am »

An Indoor range is a splendid idea! I cast my vote in favor of the Himalayas...
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« Reply #148 on: August 02, 2011, 05:35:33 am »

Pointless, the East India Company has the rights to the area and we'de be sued for copyright infringement
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« Reply #149 on: August 02, 2011, 05:59:58 am »

Although it would be convenient to have our own Himalayas nearby. If a chap wanted some Eastern-style enlightenment he could just nip up the hills to a Tibetan monastery, quickly get his third eye adjusted and be back at the Bar before nightfall -  one could be a kind of Daily Lama...
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