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    But the pubs will be on reduced hours on Good...

    But the pubs will be on reduced hours on Good Friday ...................OH



    My garage is cool enough at present, I would recommend drinking in two days, mine are real ale and need a few days...
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    better(ish) in modern English, after "the great...

    better(ish) in modern English, after "the great vowel shift" - don't ask :eek::eek::eek::eek::eek:
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    Stocked up for the bank holiday weekend, which...

    Stocked up for the bank holiday weekend, which I'm sure will be very busy in the Boots (aka my garage = Public Bar or the front room = Saloon Bar), today I had a delivery of two mini-kegs of Rudgate...
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    Extremely difficult to pick just 10 Lark's...

    Extremely difficult to pick just 10

    Lark's Tongues in Aspic/Starless & Bible Black/Red - King Crimson
    Hunky Dory - David Bowie
    Houses of the Holy / 4th - Led Zepplin
    Atom Heart Mother / Wish...
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    More in the spirit of the original show, 9...

    More in the spirit of the original show,

    9 Lives - beer for cats
    Bacchus - Beer for horses
    Bays - Beer for snooker players
    Bellingers - beer for dickheads


    Tryst - between your elbow and...
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    Me too, this is what I have so far 1. Mitford...

    Me too, this is what I have so far

    1. Mitford Castle
    4. Gresley's duck
    5. Burton upon Trent
    7. Poppinjay
    9. The Punter, it could of course be The Turf or even The Angel & Greyhound
    10. Eagle...
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    Summer is acumen may be a reference to "Summer is...

    Summer is acumen may be a reference to "Summer is a coming in", a very, very old folk song.
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    The same type of people as the Pompey ones who...

    The same type of people as the Pompey ones who attacked a paediatrician because it sounds a bit like paedophile
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    Cooking Lager (@CarpeZytha) tweeted this this...

    Cooking Lager (@CarpeZytha) tweeted this this morning, quite interesting in this context
    ...
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    Solo Artists (top 5) Elton John Alice Cooper...

    Solo Artists (top 5)
    Elton John
    Alice Cooper
    Bob Dylan
    Brian Eno (especially with Robert Fripp)
    Carly Simon

    Composers (top 5):

    Henry Purcell
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    "In 1993, the band was booked to support U2...

    "In 1993, the band was booked to support U2 during the European leg of the Zoo TV Tour, but were thrown off the stage and off the tour when a band member threw an iron bar into the booing crowd." -...
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    Probably for the same reasons people are...

    Probably for the same reasons people are attacking 5G (or other radio) masts and all the other SFB activities over the last few weeks, my faith in human stupidity has been confirmed (again).
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    7 for me, didn't know 3,4,9 or 10 and shamefully...

    7 for me, didn't know 3,4,9 or 10 and shamefully got 12 wrong.
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    Chas N Dave Peters & Lee Millican & Nesbitt...

    Chas N Dave
    Peters & Lee
    Millican & Nesbitt (now lovingly recreated by Reeves and Mortimer)
    nearly forgot - Flintlock and of course the Bay City Rollers
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    Maybe LC thinks they should be on the front page...

    Maybe LC thinks they should be on the front page not just on the pub page?
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    There is the ruder version involving Kate Bush....

    There is the ruder version involving Kate Bush. fnarr fnarr
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    1, I think the perpetrator was German but I need...

    1, I think the perpetrator was German but I need to dig deeper
    3. I thought there were only two statues in St P, neither seems to connect with a pub name
    4. Good to see another railway question...
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    Long time ago and I can't remember when it was...

    Long time ago and I can't remember when it was 1988 or 1995? Either way if it was a Sunday it will have been one of these pubs

    The Abbey Hotel
    The Tudor Rose
    Dog & Crook

    I don't remember any...
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    People in Camra idiots - surely not ...

    People in Camra idiots - surely not :eek::whistle:

    With so many Camra members also posting here maybe we need a new lockdown thread "Camra - Good or Evil" ?
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    Sticky: Mostly Rudgate and Roosters this week, children's...

    Mostly Rudgate and Roosters this week, children's sized cans for the Roosters and mini-keg for Rudgate. I also had a couple of bottles and I'd forgotten how good Rochfort is so BOTW Rochfort 10
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    She did her nursing training at St Mary's,...

    She did her nursing training at St Mary's, Paddington and used to go with a friend from Shepherd's Bush, I think even then she may have been too old for "Sir" Jimmy, DLT may have been a different...
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    Spot on, I've just finished another 5L mini-keg...

    Spot on, I've just finished another 5L mini-keg of Rudgate delivered straight from the brewery, this is cask beer in a can and as long as you get through it in short order the quality is good, not up...
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    Class 68 on ECML are hauling passenger service as...

    Class 68 on ECML are hauling passenger service as well, don't know what fittings the 66 has but I'd be surprised if train heating was included.
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    Showing my age again but in no particular, if...

    Showing my age again but in no particular, if predictable, order

    Pink Floyd
    King Crimson
    Genesis
    Hatfield & The North
    Caravan
    Black Sabbath
    Led Zepplin
    Yes
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    I've always thought the 66 nickname comes from...

    I've always thought the 66 nickname comes from the shape of the roof over the drivers cab but I could be wrong.

    PS, just looked it up, cab roof shape

    BTW the first 66 was delivered in 1998 for...
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