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    Smile Birmingham Postcode Pub Crawl

    Just for fun, I am scrolling up and down the Birmingham pubs, and starting at B1 I am finding any pub I have never done that has no review or ratings, and listing a pub for each postcode area, and I will have a go at visiting them by bus.

    Just started listing them, and may start going out to them Mon - Wed next week.

    Need something to do when I am stuck at home, and this could be fun. Biggest problem will be opening hhours. I won't be doing evenings.

    No I will amend that, biggest problem may be lack of beer choice, but I will give it a go.

    Covered a lot of the real ale pubs in the city when a group of us visited 40 pubs in the central area in one day from 10am till 11pm, so I am keeping off those. Too many Banks pubs anyway.

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    Quote Originally Posted by gillhalfpint View Post
    ...when a group of us visited 40 pubs in the central area in one day
    Eh?? Did you share them out? If not, I don't think there will be enough of these, , to adequately genuflect to you Gill!

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    Just tried a reply and got firefox couldn't find server. Going to try later as the race is starting.

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    I used the excellent areas of Birmingham that Andy has been sorting and looked for pubs needing reviews where possible, and some that need photos.

    Only found 3 postcode areas with no pubs (unless I missed them) in from 1 to 48. They are B22, B39 and B41.

    Will take a long time to complete the crawl, but will be a fun project I reckon.

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    Couldn't find server is the equivalent in IE of getting "Internet Explorer cannot find this web page", it means you have lost Internet connection, either a bad ISP or a flaky wireless connection normally.

    Your observation is excellent, I just did a check and there are no pubs listed by us in B22, B39 or B41 (a new challenge for Andy )

    Just to add a for the efforts as well!

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    Quote Originally Posted by gillhalfpint View Post
    I used the excellent areas of Birmingham that Andy has been sorting and looked for pubs needing reviews where possible, and some that need photos.

    Only found 3 postcode areas with no pubs (unless I missed them) in from 1 to 48. They are B22, B39 and B41.

    Will take a long time to complete the crawl, but will be a fun project I reckon.
    You will find no pub anywhere in Bournville area cos they are Quaker country.

    I'll glad to help you with B77,B78 and B79.
    J.D Wetherspoon = Home of Hoppy: The Silk Kite, Tamworth.. http://www.tamworthblog.co.uk/2009/0...-blogs-review/

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    According to Wapedia (http://wapedia.mobi/en/B_postcode_area) , B22 is blank and 39 or 41 don't exist (B40 is assigned to the NEC and airport).

    The Royal Mail website has B22 1.. down for Lloyd Registrars, BIRMINGHAM and is also therefore a non-geographical postcode which means it is reserved for the small number of organisations which receive a very large volume of mail

    This is the closest you will get to Bournville http://www.pubsgalore.co.uk/pubmap/37757/ - although postcodes are your main objective
    Waes hael!

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