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  1. Thread: Lockdown 3

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    And now France...

    And now France (mort la difference). And also the Germans - what's in a name? Spain...
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    What a bummer, eh? I should have joined the...

    What a bummer, eh?

    I should have joined the 1,000-club years ago, but for my dogged quest to review only purpose built pubs dating from at least before World War II, aside for those that crop up...
  3. Thread: Lockdown 3

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    Yup. There was an item on BBC Radio 4 a couple of...

    Yup. There was an item on BBC Radio 4 a couple of months ago, with their reporters calling in from major European capitals and they said that the public thought that their politicians aren't doing a...
  4. Thread: Lockdown 3

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    And now it's time for Corona Quiz!...

    And now it's time for Corona Quiz!

    8/12 for me.
  5. Thread: Wine Galore!

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    There was indeed, with pretty much little...

    There was indeed, with pretty much little remaining as evidence of the small chain's existence, with trademark pink awnings and depiction of a Sikh riding a penny-farthing; here's the former Maida...
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    I walked past William Ellis (now comprehensive)...

    I walked past William Ellis (now comprehensive) School last night - lots of my friends from primary school went there.
  7. Thread: pubs galore bar

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    Agreed. Ditto.

    Agreed.



    Ditto.
  8. Thread: Wine Galore!

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    ...and: Living Dhal Too Mirch Too Young...

    ...and:

    Living Dhal
    Too Mirch Too Young
    Smiley Kulchur
  9. Thread: pubs galore bar

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    I hope that his absence is due to his truculence...

    I hope that his absence is due to his truculence rather than something else, stomach cancer aside.
  10. Thread: Wine Galore!

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    Ninety-Naan Red Balloons Aloo, Is It Me You're...

    Ninety-Naan Red Balloons
    Aloo, Is It Me You're Looking For?
    Paneer Lane
    Lovely Raita
    Samosa Guy
    Everyone's Goan to the Moon
    Papa's Got a Brand New Saag
    Smoke on the Bortha
    Karahi Me
    A Girl...
  11. Thread: Wine Galore!

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    Korma Chameleon? :whistle:

    Korma Chameleon? :whistle:
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    Perhaps a future crawl venue?

    Perhaps a future crawl venue?
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    If only they weren't curved...:whistle: ...

    If only they weren't curved...:whistle:



    These little things would get mown down by the narrowboats that navigate the storm tossed waters of the Regent's Canal. Another deterrent is that the...
  14. Thread: Wine Galore!

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    Quite a [pricey] menu.

    Quite a [pricey] menu.
  15. Thread: Lockdown 3

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    Hopefully we'll get the Oxford/AstraZeneca batch...

    Hopefully we'll get the Oxford/AstraZeneca batch soon which doesn't need defrosting, brewed by our scientists who drink at the Turf Tavern and the Bear - what's not to like?
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    Quite soothing but initially quite Freudian. ...

    Quite soothing but initially quite Freudian.



    You can do something amounting to both here.
  17. Thread: Wine Galore!

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    Don't you mean labelled pinot noir?:whistle:

    Don't you mean labelled pinot noir?:whistle:
  18. Thread: Wine Galore!

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    This story is an absolute corker - you've got to...

    This story is an absolute corker - you've got to admire their bottle! ;) If you think this story is off kilter, from the same paper yesterday, try this for size.
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    Quite so. He would have known that he was going...

    Quite so. He would have known that he was going to live in a very safe Labour seat. Perhaps he just liked drinking in the Charles Lamb.
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    Indeed. Maison Bozzer's end of terrace ahead,...

    Indeed. Maison Bozzer's end of terrace ahead, towpath entrance at right. With his Labour MP up the road. Perhaps that's the real reason why he sold up.
  21. Thread: Lockdown 3

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    Do you have waterborne medics? I have visions of...

    Do you have waterborne medics? I have visions of a narrow boat painted white with BOATULANCE written in reverse on the front, a flashing blue light on the top and a siren which slowly changes pitch...
  22. Thread: Lockdown 2

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    Until recently, lots of the pubs near me would...

    Until recently, lots of the pubs near me would have groups congregating outside or using 'open' beer gardens, just to recreate some sort of pub experience, even though the pubs were closed tighter...
  23. Thread: Top Of The Pops

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    Yes. I had heard this, that Clarke wasn't a fan...

    Yes. I had heard this, that Clarke wasn't a fan of IBM, so used a one-letter shift. But in a radio interview with him around 15 years ago he rather tetchily quashed this notion, giving the reason...
  24. Thread: Lockdown 3

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    What? No increasingly hairy palms of the hands?...

    What? No increasingly hairy palms of the hands? No insatiable craving for bananas? My mother's due to get prodded for a second time on Saturday but doesn't know if this will go ahead.
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    Wow! That's 330% longer than the Islington Tunnel...

    Wow! That's 330% longer than the Islington Tunnel - you probably see even less light at the end of the tunnel than Bozzer. I can't imagine how the old bargemen managed to walk their boats through.
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