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Re: Welcome to the Clocktower
« Reply #50 on: March 06, 2009, 09:41:45 pm »
Sorry, but I am of course not at liberty to divulge that information.  Nice turn of phrase, that, so much nicer than "I can neither confirm nor deny".  And of course loads more polite than the direct "well, I could tell you, but then I would have to kill you," so beloved of the penny dreadfuls.

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Re: Welcome to the Clocktower
« Reply #51 on: March 06, 2009, 09:54:34 pm »
The waitstaff is friendly...
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Good evening my lovely, I'll have a pint of London Pride please...... Oh and someone has left the lights on, on their Zeppelin outside, the red one. Any idea whose it might be?
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Re: Welcome to the Clocktower
« Reply #52 on: March 06, 2009, 10:05:58 pm »
Oh and someone has left the lights on, on their Zeppelin outside, the red one. Any idea whose it might be?

*slips out unnoticed and returns moments later to swiftly order a pint of ale*

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Re: Welcome to the Clocktower
« Reply #53 on: March 06, 2009, 10:14:28 pm »
*twiddles her thumbs by the door waiting for the 23rd*
damn close now!
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Re: Welcome to the Clocktower
« Reply #54 on: March 06, 2009, 10:21:43 pm »
The Lambs is excellent. Mmmm I am delightfully squiffy  ;D
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Re: Welcome to the Clocktower
« Reply #55 on: March 06, 2009, 10:36:01 pm »
I'll have a gin and tonic to try to get "All along the Watchtower" out of my head. Your post's title has had it going for a bit now trying to come up with a good steam parody.
I have been enjoying the "Battlestar Galactica" version of "All Along the Watchtower", as of late.
Me too. I love that version.
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Re: Welcome to the Clocktower
« Reply #56 on: March 06, 2009, 10:39:43 pm »
Another pint of Pride please, looks like this might turn into a session.....

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Re: Welcome to the Clocktower
« Reply #57 on: March 06, 2009, 10:43:22 pm »
I'll have a gin and tonic to try to get "All along the Watchtower" out of my head. Your post's title has had it going for a bit now trying to come up with a good steam parody.
I have been enjoying the "Battlestar Galactica" version of "All Along the Watchtower", as of late.
Me too. I love that version.

personally i like the MAB version the best

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Re: Welcome to the Clocktower
« Reply #58 on: March 06, 2009, 10:51:55 pm »
I say chaps and chappesses, according to my teslacommunicator I seem to have been promoted - barmaid - drinks all round!

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Re: Welcome to the Clocktower
« Reply #59 on: March 06, 2009, 10:55:01 pm »
I say chaps and chappesses, according to my teslacommunicator I seem to have been promoted - barmaid - drinks all round!

i think this is the celebration i was waiting for ;D

another tankard of ale :D :D :D

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Re: Welcome to the Clocktower
« Reply #60 on: March 06, 2009, 11:41:21 pm »
I'll have a gin and tonic to try to get "All along the Watchtower" out of my head. Your post's title has had it going for a bit now trying to come up with a good steam parody.
I have been enjoying the "Battlestar Galactica" version of "All Along the Watchtower", as of late.
Me too. I love that version.
"There's some kind of build-up here",
Said the coal man to the chief
"There's too much pressure
I gotta get some relief.
Tick by tock there goes the time,
of my life on this earth,
toiling in the filth and grime.
Really, what's it worth?"

"Don't be so broken hearted"
The chief he kindly spoke
"The cogs and gears around us
run with the fires that you stoke.
Without you and I, they won't run.
This is just our fate.
So lets use the hours of the sun
the day is getting late"
Hey

Hey

Welcome to the Clocktower
people look up to
while all the seconds tick on by
minutes, hours too, but huh

Outside beneath the gas lamps
a scoundrel's on the prowl
and two lawmen out hunting
their dogs sniff and growl

Hey
Oh
Welcome to the Clocktower
There's no escaping the watch
Gotta beware gotta beware I will ...
Yeah
Ooh baby
Welcome to the Clocktower ...

;D
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Re: Welcome to the Clocktower
« Reply #61 on: March 06, 2009, 11:49:04 pm »
^ THAT!!!!!!!!

*collapses from his 15th ale*

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Re: Welcome to the Clocktower
« Reply #62 on: March 06, 2009, 11:50:25 pm »
I say chaps and chappesses, according to my teslacommunicator I seem to have been promoted - barmaid - drinks all round!

*looks up from talisker*


You've been promoted to a barmaid? Ummm.. congrats?
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Re: Welcome to the Clocktower
« Reply #63 on: March 06, 2009, 11:51:06 pm »
are there any positions open?

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Re: Welcome to the Clocktower
« Reply #64 on: March 06, 2009, 11:54:34 pm »
You've been promoted to a barmaid? Ummm.. congrats?
Yeah..... that wasn't quite what I had in mind, but now I've tried the uniform, I can see an upside.......  :-[

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Re: Welcome to the Clocktower
« Reply #65 on: March 07, 2009, 12:11:28 am »
OOOOOh, it is painful to pass up a perfect straight line... But here are early good wishes for your happy birthday, Miss Jennette.  Enjoy, be safe, and many happy returns of the day.

Oh, well DONE, Pnakotus.  Well done indeed.

Now, has anybody seen Harold's feet?


Cheers!

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Re: Welcome to the Clocktower
« Reply #66 on: March 07, 2009, 12:14:17 am »
Sorry, but I am of course not at liberty to divulge that information.  Nice turn of phrase, that, so much nicer than "I can neither confirm nor deny".  And of course loads more polite than the direct "well, I could tell you, but then I would have to kill you," so beloved of the penny dreadfuls.


Cheers!

Chas.

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Dont worry won't tell a soul, except possibly the new barmaid in the strangely alluring uniform...

btw a further whiskey mac if you would be so kind..... has anyone seen the dodo? I seem to have misplaced him... :o

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Re: Welcome to the Clocktower
« Reply #67 on: March 07, 2009, 12:15:31 am »
"There's some kind of build-up here",
Said the coal man to the chief
"There's too much pressure
I gotta get some relief.
Tick by tock there goes the time,
of my life on this earth,
toiling in the filth and grime.
Really, what's it worth?"

"Don't be so broken hearted"
The chief he kindly spoke
"The cogs and gears around us
run with the fires that you stoke.
Without you and I, they won't run.
This is just our fate.
So lets use the hours of the sun
the day is getting late"
Hey

Hey

Welcome to the Clocktower
people look up to
while all the seconds tick on by
minutes, hours too, but huh

Outside beneath the gas lamps
a scoundrel's on the prowl
and two lawmen out hungting
their dogs sniff and growl

Hey
Oh
Welcome to the Clocktower
There's no escaping the watch
Gotta beware gotta beware I will ...
Yeah
Ooh baby
Welcome to the Clocktower ...

;D
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Re: Welcome to the Clocktower
« Reply #68 on: March 07, 2009, 01:15:06 am »
Welcome to the Watchtower:
"There's some kind of build-up here",
Said the coal man to the chief
"There's too much pressure
I gotta get some relief.
Tick by tock there goes the time,
of my life on this earth,
toiling in the filth and grime.
Really, what's it worth?"

"Don't be so broken hearted"
The chief he kindly spoke
"The cogs and gears around us
run with the fires that you stoke.
Without you and I, they won't run.
This is just our fate.
So lets use the hours of the sun
the day is getting late"
Hey

Hey

Welcome to the Clocktower
people look up to
while all the seconds tick on by
minutes, hours too, but huh

Outside beneath the gas lamps
a scoundrel's on the prowl
and two lawmen out hunting
their dogs sniff and growl

Hey
Oh
Welcome to the Clocktower
There's no escaping the watch
Gotta beware gotta beware I will ...
Yeah
Ooh baby
Welcome to the Clocktower ...

;D

^ THAT!!!!!!!!
Which that? This that, or some other that? If this that, then thanks :)
Oh, well DONE, Pnakotus.  Well done indeed.
Thanks :)
Would you like a job, here, sir?
;D Thanks, but ...
1) This song is a fluke, and subjecting our fellows to my attempts at further songs would probably not be appreciated. Feel fortunate that you can't actually hear me play (read: fumble clumsily with and attempt not to break) an instrument or sing. ;)
2) According to my CDI contract this portion of the timeline is my designated "vacation zone", so although I can frequent as many steamy establishments as I like, I am not allowed to actually work for them.

I will have another gin and tonic though. Double lime, please ... :)

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Re: Welcome to the Clocktower
« Reply #69 on: March 07, 2009, 01:24:18 am »
Welcome to the Watchtower:
"There's some kind of build-up here",
Said the coal man to the chief
"There's too much pressure
I gotta get some relief.
Tick by tock there goes the time,
of my life on this earth,
toiling in the filth and grime.
Really, what's it worth?"

"Don't be so broken hearted"
The chief he kindly spoke
"The cogs and gears around us
run with the fires that you stoke.
Without you and I, they won't run.
This is just our fate.
So lets use the hours of the sun
the day is getting late"
Hey

Hey

Welcome to the Clocktower
people look up to
while all the seconds tick on by
minutes, hours too, but huh

Outside beneath the gas lamps
a scoundrel's on the prowl
and two lawmen out hunting
their dogs sniff and growl

Hey
Oh
Welcome to the Clocktower
There's no escaping the watch
Gotta beware gotta beware I will ...
Yeah
Ooh baby
Welcome to the Clocktower ...

;D

^ THAT!!!!!!!!
Which that? This that, or some other that? If this that, then thanks :)

*picks self up* that that is indeed the this that that you said

...

ill sit this round out with a glass of lemon please

...

not lemonade, just lemon... all the crunchy bits removed however

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Re: Welcome to the Clocktower
« Reply #70 on: March 07, 2009, 01:40:28 am »
*twiddles her thumbs by the door waiting for the 23rd*
damn close now!

*Enters and leaves hat, cloak with the cloakroom maid, walks to bar and says to Miss Heber*:-
Ahem...! I think that you ought to know Miss, that as this is a "Virtual Pub", you can drink no matter you where you are. :)
*To the barperson*:- 2 pints of Brains SA in dimpled glasses please and put it on my account thank you. There you go Miss Heber enjoy, but do take it easy though.
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Re: Welcome to the Clocktower
« Reply #71 on: March 07, 2009, 01:57:27 am »

     I'll have a Cherry Marnier & watch the show.  Lilli has always been one of my favourite acts.

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Re: Welcome to the Clocktower
« Reply #72 on: March 07, 2009, 06:51:23 am »
*twiddles her thumbs by the door waiting for the 23rd*
damn close now!

*Enters and leaves hat, cloak with the cloakroom maid, walks to bar and says to Miss Heber*:-
Ahem...! I think that you ought to know Miss, that as this is a "Virtual Pub", you can drink no matter you where you are. :)
*To the barperson*:- 2 pints of Brains SA in dimpled glasses please and put it on my account thank you. There you go Miss Heber enjoy, but do take it easy though.

Agreed, we also haven't established a location or national jurisdiction (do we need to?) and here in the UK anyone of any age can enter a pub if they serve food and they don't approach the bar. If no fodd then entry at sixteen (just no alcohol), and alcohol at eighteen.
So come on in and enjoy yourself (in moderation of course) just stay in the UK zones ;)
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Re: Welcome to the Clocktower
« Reply #73 on: March 07, 2009, 06:52:42 am »
*twiddles her thumbs by the door waiting for the 23rd*
damn close now!

*Enters and leaves hat, cloak with the cloakroom maid, walks to bar and says to Miss Heber*:-
Ahem...! I think that you ought to know Miss, that as this is a "Virtual Pub", you can drink no matter you where you are. :)

She can drink with me. Where I come from, drinking age is eighteen. She's well within the limit.

Oh, Alberta.

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Re: Welcome to the Clocktower
« Reply #74 on: March 07, 2009, 06:56:44 am »
*twiddles her thumbs by the door waiting for the 23rd*
damn close now!

*Enters and leaves hat, cloak with the cloakroom maid, walks to bar and says to Miss Heber*:-
Ahem...! I think that you ought to know Miss, that as this is a "Virtual Pub", you can drink no matter you where you are. :)

She can drink with me. Where I come from, drinking age is eighteen. She's well within the limit.

Oh, Alberta.

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