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Re: Avon Show - anyone attending?
« Reply #15 on: July 14, 2017, 06:09:36 am »
I may fly in via dragon..... :wacko:

Only downside of that is that dragon stabling in the Bristol/Gloucester area is difficult to find  now that the dragon hatcheries at Berkeley and Hinkley Point have closed.  Might I suggest that coming in by magic carpet would be easier.  It's cheaper to roll up and carry off a length of Axminster (or even silken Isfahan) than park a dragon..........but the chance of having available  a fire-breathing creature to whom we might feed JMNs has some  attractions.

You think he's joking, don't you ?  :rolleyes:
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Re: Avon Show - anyone attending?
« Reply #16 on: July 14, 2017, 07:43:06 am »
I may fly in via dragon..... :wacko:

Only downside of that is that dragon stabling in the Bristol/Gloucester area is difficult to find  now that the dragon hatcheries at Berkeley and Hinkley Point have closed.  Might I suggest that coming in by magic carpet would be easier.  It's cheaper to roll up and carry off a length of Axminster (or even silken Isfahan) than park a dragon..........but the chance of having available  a fire-breathing creature to whom we might feed JMNs has some  attractions.

You think he's joking, don't you ?  :rolleyes:

Not in the slightest.

We are, of course, only 8 miles from the Welsh border here, and Rheged may be even nearer!  :o
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Re: Avon Show - anyone attending?
« Reply #17 on: July 14, 2017, 12:14:29 pm »
I may fly in via dragon..... :wacko:

Only downside of that is that dragon stabling in the Bristol/Gloucester area is difficult to find  now that the dragon hatcheries at Berkeley and Hinkley Point have closed.  Might I suggest that coming in by magic carpet would be easier.  It's cheaper to roll up and carry off a length of Axminster (or even silken Isfahan) than park a dragon..........but the chance of having available  a fire-breathing creature to whom we might feed JMNs has some  attractions.

You think he's joking, don't you ?  :rolleyes:

Not in the slightest.

We are, of course, only 8 miles from the Welsh border here, and Rheged may be even nearer!  :o
Me?, joke about dragons? Not at all.  I'm only 7 miles from Wales (there are warning signs by the roadside at the appropriate points)......but I still reckon that a nice silk Isfahan  flying carpet  would be easier.  I'm  assuming that he  won't befuddle us all by arriving by pachyderm in a diamante encrusted howdah.
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Re: Avon Show - anyone attending?
« Reply #18 on: July 14, 2017, 12:47:45 pm »

 I'm  assuming that he  won't befuddle us all by arriving by pachyderm in a diamante encrusted howdah.


Well, seeing as you've just broached the subject, who knows?  ;D ;)
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Re: Avon Show - anyone attending?
« Reply #19 on: July 15, 2017, 03:57:01 am »
I'll leave the dragon at home, then. Give it a rest. The magic carpet idea has merit, but is prone to interference from inclement weather, and so for longer visits is unreliable.
As for JMNs, either my wizard staff plus sacred oaths could shrivel them to nithings, or I could just use an axe. :thumbsup:
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Re: Avon Show - anyone attending?
« Reply #20 on: July 15, 2017, 05:34:08 am »
or I could just use an axe. :thumbsup:

Much more reliable
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Re: Avon Show - anyone attending?
« Reply #21 on: July 15, 2017, 05:45:19 am »
or I could just use an axe. :thumbsup:

Much more reliable

Much more satisfying, too. :thumbsup:
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Re: Avon Show - anyone attending?
« Reply #22 on: August 03, 2017, 02:13:38 pm »
Woof, woof  ;D ;D
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Re: Avon Show - anyone attending?
« Reply #23 on: August 04, 2017, 03:19:07 am »
or I could just use an axe. :thumbsup:

Much more reliable

Much more satisfying, too. :thumbsup:

But messier. and from an OH&S point of view unsatisfactory as you introduce a slip hazard.
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Re: Avon Show - anyone attending?
« Reply #24 on: August 05, 2017, 06:41:59 am »
Just had the final email from the boys at IPMS Avon.

The venue will be open for set at from 07:30 and joe public will be allowed in from 09:30

Wrist bands will be collected by me and dished out to those offering an acceptle bribe. (cash, bacon butty, drink ect)
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Re: Avon Show - anyone attending?
« Reply #25 on: August 05, 2017, 09:34:02 am »

Wrist bands will be collected by me and dished out to those offering an acceptle bribe. (cash, bacon butty, drink ect)


Early released Airfix Phantom kits?  ;D ;)
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Re: Avon Show - anyone attending?
« Reply #26 on: August 05, 2017, 11:44:16 am »

Wrist bands will be collected by me and dished out to those offering an acceptle bribe. (cash, bacon butty, drink ect)


Early released Airfix Phantom kits?  ;D ;)


That would be without question a winning bribe   :thumbsup: :wub: ;D ;D ;D ;D
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Re: Avon Show - anyone attending?
« Reply #27 on: August 05, 2017, 12:03:01 pm »

Wrist bands will be collected by me and dished out to those offering an acceptle bribe. (cash, bacon butty, drink ect)


Early released Airfix Phantom kits?  ;D ;)


That would be without question a winning bribe   :thumbsup: :wub: ;D ;D ;D ;D

I've known you too long OGL.  ;D

Sadly I have no idea how I can get hold of such an early release.  :banghead: :banghead: :banghead:
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Re: Avon Show - anyone attending?
« Reply #28 on: August 11, 2017, 10:18:18 am »
Anyone want some surplus unboxed 1/72 kits?
No decals with most, believed to be complete. good for kit-bashing or spares store.
Esci Crusader- full decals and instructions - no box (bag sealed)
Airfix Buccaneer - most of the decal sheet and full instructions - no box(bag sealed)
1/32 Revell Hawk T1 - No decals
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Re: Avon Show - anyone attending?
« Reply #29 on: August 11, 2017, 11:17:01 am »
I could be persuaded by that Crusader, lovely looking aeroplane.  :thumbsup:
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