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  1. Thread: First Gig

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    Pink Floyd at the Empire Pool, Wembley 1973, a...

    Pink Floyd at the Empire Pool, Wembley 1973, a group of us applied for tickets but I was the only one that got one, so I had to go on my own. I wasn't quite 16 at the time.
  2. Thread: Pub Snacks

    by oldboots
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    Cheese & Onion crisps for me, I had an egg in a...

    Cheese & Onion crisps for me, I had an egg in a bag during the No38 pub crawl we did in a pub with about 10 varieties of pickled eggs, possibly the Cock Tavern in Hackney?
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    If everyone who fancies a go at this one has done...

    If everyone who fancies a go at this one has done so, I'll post the answers later on today.
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    Well I like it. I do prefer the more musical...

    Well I like it.

    I do prefer the more musical Echoes or Alan's Psychedelic Breakfast or indeed the inimitable Several Species of Small Furry Animals Gathered Together in a Cave and Grooving with a...
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    and Pressed Rat and Warthog (Cream)

    and Pressed Rat and Warthog (Cream)
  6. Thread: Pub Scores

    by oldboots
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    me too,

    me too,
  7. Thread: Pub Snacks

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    You can't beat the Cheese & Onion Cobs and the...

    You can't beat the Cheese & Onion Cobs and the Pork Pies in Black Country pubs. These days most pubs just seem to sell a wide range of peanuts, crisps, and packets of potato starch in various forms...
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    Last nights beers for me were a return to bottles...

    Last nights beers for me were a return to bottles after a load of cans.

    Weird Beard; Sweet Child O'Pine - excellent, viciously hopped pale.
    Fyne Ales; OC Crush - nasty concoction of orange and...
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    You've spotted the main difference between Black...

    You've spotted the main difference between Black Sheep and Theakstons, the difference is particularly noticeable in the Bitters, Theakstons Best is extremely sweet compared to Black Sheep Bitter,...
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    Done, thanks. We're leaving pubs open until...

    Done, thanks.

    We're leaving pubs open until the great reopening then we'll see how many we've got left.
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    Stayed there - dump. There looks to be plenty of...

    Stayed there - dump. There looks to be plenty of room in the 'spoons for expansion.
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    Wot no American Pie (long version)?

    Wot no American Pie (long version)?
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    Corona Quiz 03

    Are you ready for another? A couple of railway ones for Aqualung, beer for all.

    1. Name all the breweries in Tadcaster and who currently owns them?

    2. Monty Python star Terry Jones once owned...
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    Like Aqualung I didn't buy records (or...

    Like Aqualung I didn't buy records (or pre-recorded cassettes) until later in life, I bought my first album (Bolan Boogie) long before my first single - Will You - Hazel O'Connor. Taped dozens off...
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    Begs a few questions, like what about beer bought...

    Begs a few questions, like what about beer bought through a wholesaler?


    Ever get the feeling Government is making this up as they go along?
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    Sorted, I hope :pray:

    Sorted, I hope :pray:
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    I emailed my MP asking this question as soon as...

    I emailed my MP asking this question as soon as the pub closure was announced, still waiting for a reply from the Treasury. I also asked under what legislation this was done, I don't expect an answer...
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    Quarantine Theme

    Carrying on the musical theme of the Fantasy Pub Jukebox thread, I noticed this on Twitter earlier

    "Whatever song was Number 1 on your 12th Birthday is your Quarantine Theme"


    Mine is In the...
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    I've seen Floyd twice, 1973 Empire Pool and...

    I've seen Floyd twice, 1973 Empire Pool and Earl's Court about 1993, most of my gigging was in Southampton, at the University, Top Rank or The Gaumont. We queued for days (in shifts) to get tickets...
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    Great quiz, even with a bit of research it's not...

    Great quiz, even with a bit of research it's not easy which is of course the fun of it.

    My digging about so far:

    1. Mr Sewell was Truman's house architect, I can't find Mr Quilter (yet).

    2....
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    Do you think you'll reach October when herself...

    Do you think you'll reach October when herself reads that? :eek:
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    Ungoogled: 1. Hardy & Hansons, Shipstone,...

    Ungoogled:

    1. Hardy & Hansons, Shipstone, Home
    (2. Christine McVie - Guess)
    3. GWR locomotive
    4. Paines
    7. Benskins, Watford; ABC, Aylesbury; Halls, Oxford
    (8. Carnarfon - Guess)
    (10....
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    sounds like a dodgy pair of pox doctors :D, ...

    sounds like a dodgy pair of pox doctors :D,

    This is the Night Mail crossing the Border,
    Bringing the cheque and the postal order,

    Letters for the rich, letters for the poor,
    The shop at...
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    Sticky: Tiny Rebel Clwb Tropica. Sadly only the one...

    Tiny Rebel Clwb Tropica.

    Sadly only the one can, I must track down some more (Beerhawk?)
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