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Re: Gondor's Grumblings
« Reply #1020 on: July 16, 2019, 07:29:50 am »

I've got tickets for the Friday at the Oval as well  :cheers:


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Re: Gondor's Grumblings
« Reply #1021 on: July 17, 2019, 06:12:57 am »

I've got tickets for the Friday at the Oval as well  :cheers:


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Re: Gondor's Grumblings
« Reply #1022 on: July 17, 2019, 07:29:26 am »

I've got tickets for the Friday at the Oval as well  :cheers:


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Helps being a Surrey member, still pricey but a cracking day. We try to go to the Friday Test day every year.

If I were I would too.

Trying to teach my latest girlfriend how cricket works, not having much luck but at least she is tolerant. Good thing is that she is wanting to build a model or two, probably a Samba Bus to start off with.

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Re: Gondor's Grumblings
« Reply #1023 on: July 18, 2019, 05:48:08 am »

Trying to teach my latest girlfriend how cricket works, not having much luck but at least she is tolerant. Good thing is that she is wanting to build a model or two, probably a Samba Bus to start off with.

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It can be extremely difficult explaining to anyone who hasn't been involved with cricket from an early age how it works. Most of us who get "into" it will have played it at school and started to pick up the basics, if not the nuances, of the laws then. I've found in the past that getting a girl friend to come to a local Sunday club game, where there tends to be plenty of cakes and white wine available helps  ;)  Mind you, you do have keep a sense of humour if they have missed your entire innings, or in my case overs, whilst sleeping, walking the dog or chatting with other "cricket widows"  :angel:

Great she wants to have a crack at a model  :thumbsup:
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Re: Gondor's Grumblings
« Reply #1024 on: July 20, 2019, 05:33:13 am »
I had a thought on modelling while working on a project
A new Group Build for everyone to partake whatever itis they make
The only rule to post in proze.

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Re: Gondor's Grumblings
« Reply #1025 on: July 20, 2019, 05:49:50 am »
There once was a modeller from Nantucket....
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Re: Gondor's Grumblings
« Reply #1026 on: January 03, 2020, 08:27:24 am »
I hope everyone has had good holidays, my girlfriend and myself are not in the best of health although we wish good health to everyone on the forum.

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Re: Gondor's Grumblings
« Reply #1027 on: January 03, 2020, 11:18:15 am »
There once was a modeller from Nantucket....

who tripped over a bucket.
?
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Re: Gondor's Grumblings
« Reply #1028 on: January 03, 2020, 08:15:19 pm »
I hope everyone has had good holidays, my girlfriend and myself are not in the best of health although we wish good health to everyone on the forum.

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Alastair & Ailsa

Cheers!

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Re: Gondor's Grumblings
« Reply #1029 on: January 04, 2020, 02:01:54 am »
Hope the pair of you get well soon mate. I'm getting my money's worth out of the NHS at the moment, Gor'd bless them  :thumbsup:
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Re: Gondor's Grumblings
« Reply #1030 on: January 04, 2020, 06:11:17 am »

Hope the pair of you get well soon mate. I'm getting my money's worth out of the NHS at the moment, Gor'd bless them  :thumbsup:


Both of us are far better now just in time for the end of the holidays  :-\

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Re: Gondor's Grumblings
« Reply #1031 on: January 04, 2020, 09:48:16 am »
There once was a modeller from Nantucket....

who tripped over a bucket.
?
 :rolleyes: :wacko:

He cried out "I say!!"

Who put that in my way...........


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Re: Gondor's Grumblings
« Reply #1032 on: January 04, 2020, 06:00:39 pm »
...when into its place they should tuck it?

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Re: Gondor's Grumblings
« Reply #1033 on: February 23, 2020, 02:34:24 pm »
Not much been happening over the last couple of months model wise, but a few things model related though. A trip to IKEA earlier this month to buy some large packing boxes that will fit into the loft so I can store some of the less likely to build models. This has grown arms and legs due to getting a phone call from Vodaphone, who duering the summer dug up the pavements around my area to install fiber-optic cable. So I now have Gigafast broadband thanks the the fiber cable that was installed directly into my model room on Friday which necessitated moving quantaties of models out of the room so I could move a table to give the engineer access to the wall  :banghead:
So not only am I enjoying a nice new internet connection, the phone is also connected via the modem too, necessitating a new home phone number, so if any of you have previously got my number or would like it then drop me a message as I can't remember who I have given the old number to  :banghead:
Following on from moving models out of and around the room to allow access to an outside wall, an inventory or possibly a census has started to take place of my models. Just scratching the surface of my models at the moment at the number of 87 kits recorded which includes one CMR conversion set to make an Avro York. The task has been helped by "El prometido" assisting on the keyboard as she can type way faster than I can, it is her profession after all  ;D
Fortunately the cat has decided not to help  :rolleyes:

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Re: Gondor's Grumblings
« Reply #1034 on: March 01, 2020, 02:18:18 pm »
Not much to report other than the EKIA boxes don't hold as much as I would have liked. Three boxes into the loft and only 16 models  :banghead: Admittedly some of the boxes are quite large, four 1/72 Italeri C-130 kits for example, so it's not too bad.
Total kits recorded so far is 251 which accounts for only 1/3 of the storage room and less than half of the modelling room with nothing from the tops of the wardrobes etc. I would not be supprised if I pass the 1,000 kit mark  ;D

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