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Re: Places you have been that you won't go again

Post by andysfootball » Wed Mar 15, 2017 7:18 am

max Headroom wrote:
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we have been to Prague 3 times and loved it, just stick to the old town and tourist areas.......I wont go on the metro on Tyneside after about 8pm, mixture of drunks and druggies.
Sounds like Melbourne city these days. Only we have homeless & beggars too. Camping there. With their latest mobile phones and all the rest.
Yes at haymarket sydney, "china town" there's this chinaman sitting on a chair playing a traditional three stringed violin thing, making a hell of a groovy music (chinese style ho down stuff) he gets up walks away and the music keeps playing, then there's that other silly prick laying down as if praying, dressed in rags, his flamin phone rings and as slow as a arthritic sloth puts it up to his ear starts flapping his gums. These boofheaded bludgers make good money, tax free.
canny tucker around there though

especially the yum char at paddys market
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Re: Places you have been that you won't go again

Post by max Headroom » Wed Mar 15, 2017 7:38 am

At Paddies go towards george st intersection and there you'll find this diabolical duo
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Re: Places you have been that you won't go again

Post by siam sam » Thu Mar 16, 2017 1:33 pm

andysfootball wrote:
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falkland islands where they have all four seasons in the same day.
the grey funnel line had some lovely hotels down there in the early 80's

the one I stayed in is still down there!!!!!
i was on the hms pursuivant, a floating accommodation coastell for the army. one new years eve the troops took on the catering corp there was blood everywhere. we stopped it by setting off the fire sprinkling system before someone was injured badly or killed. we were there to keep the heating, water making plant and lighting operating, so as merchant navy officers they left us alone. i suppose things like that happen when you coup up a load of highly trained young men with nowhere to go after duty. the only bars in port stanley, three in total were regularly deconstructed, by the lads. then rebuilt by the army.
zip me up in my oilskins and jumper.
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Re: Places you have been that you won't go again

Post by sherri » Thu Mar 16, 2017 4:41 pm

andysfootball wrote:
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falkland islands where they have all four seasons in the same day.
the grey funnel line had some lovely hotels down there in the early 80's

the one I stayed in is still down there!!!!!
Talking of ships, I've just been rereading some of my dad's notes from the war. On his ship (HMAS Hobart) the men didn't get accommodation or share a cabin or barracks or anything, the ship was very crowded. They were given a hammock and had to find a different spot each night. My father often chose a spot outside but would have to move a couple of times a night if there were showers, which there often were in the tropics.
I wonder how modern sailors would react. There's be a mutiny I think. :D

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Re: Places you have been that you won't go again

Post by andysfootball » Thu Mar 16, 2017 9:26 pm

conditions on warships will always be cramped

they're built for speed not comfort
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Re: Places you have been that you won't go again

Post by max Headroom » Thu Mar 16, 2017 10:42 pm

sherri wrote:
Thu Mar 16, 2017 4:41 pm
andysfootball wrote:
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siam sam wrote:
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falkland islands where they have all four seasons in the same day.
the grey funnel line had some lovely hotels down there in the early 80's

the one I stayed in is still down there!!!!!
Talking of ships, I've just been rereading some of my dad's notes from the war. On his ship (HMAS Hobart) the men didn't get accommodation or share a cabin or barracks or anything, the ship was very crowded. They were given a hammock and had to find a different spot each night. My father often chose a spot outside but would have to move a couple of times a night if there were showers, which there often were in the tropics.
I wonder how modern sailors would react. There's be a mutiny I think. :D

Must have been great sleeping at night the sound of the wind on the sails and rigging.
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Re: Places you have been that you won't go again

Post by gnads » Sun Mar 19, 2017 10:28 am

andysfootball wrote:
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conditions on warships will always be cramped

they're built for speed not comfort
Arrrgghhhhhh boyo that be tha only way ta go

tha closer tha bone ey?
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Re: Places you have been that you won't go again

Post by andysfootball » Sun Mar 19, 2017 11:08 am

is that Swahili or Cornish!!!!!!
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Re: Places you have been that you won't go again

Post by gnads » Mon Mar 20, 2017 10:10 am

Fooked if I knowd

You can't beat a Cornish Pastie
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Re: Places you have been that you won't go again

Post by whip » Tue Mar 21, 2017 9:17 am

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is that Swahili or Cornish!!!!!!
It is neither, just a wannabe pirate.

Doing a bad job of it as well.

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Re: Places you have been that you won't go again

Post by whip » Tue Mar 21, 2017 10:13 am

whip wrote:
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is that Swahili or Cornish!!!!!!
It is neither, just a wannabe pirate.

Doing a bad job of it as well.

Don't call us, we will call you.

Mind, it all depends on what sort of Pirate you want to be.

Swash buckling one's would not become you lad.

Pirate radio's would be more your scene.

You could set one up in Bali, how cool is that.
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Re: Places you have been that you won't go again

Post by andysfootball » Tue Mar 21, 2017 11:45 am

scratch my head at some of your posts really northern

your all over the place like a dog with worms
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Re: Places you have been that you won't go again

Post by max Headroom » Tue Mar 21, 2017 11:47 am

He's missing his master, no legs to hump.
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Re: Places you have been that you won't go again

Post by whip » Tue Mar 21, 2017 4:27 pm

i have been trawling through my archives.

Places to unload and load that I have been to.

I stand corrected, there is a place I trust I would never return to.

My notes say, ghastly in-hospitable seedy place. Hope never to do a run there again.

It is a place called Jaywick in Essex.

I didn't either :D
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Re: Places you have been that you won't go again

Post by danet » Sun Mar 26, 2017 12:23 pm

Umm, the one place that just didn't fit in with a splendid holiday feeling, was Revelstoke in Canada.
Creepy place, and everything shuts down early, and hard to find a shop that sells milk.
The pub had the worst meal ever, with a coleslaw that tasted like it was bitter and almost turned to wine.

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Re: Places you have been that you won't go again

Post by sherri » Sun Mar 26, 2017 12:43 pm

I was thinking for some reason the name revelstoke reminded me of vampires.
But that is just Bram Stoker, who wrote Dracula.

It's a vampirish name though!

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