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by Gearce
12 Feb 2015, 02:19
Forum: Puzzles & Quizzes
Topic: How keen is your observation?
Replies: 14
Views: 2379

Re: How keen is your observation?

Post by Cathy » Wed Feb 11, 2015 2:05 pm The word Hill isn't centered with the above arch Sorry Cathy that's incorrect Post by Tizer » Wed Feb 11, 2015 9:08 pm The letters H-I-L-L should have some top support. They are standing on a frame but not framed at the top of the letters. Sorry Tizer that's ...
by Gearce
11 Feb 2015, 01:48
Forum: Puzzles & Quizzes
Topic: How keen is your observation?
Replies: 14
Views: 2379

Re: How keen is your observation?

Sorry about the clarity of the picture. Post by Wendyf » Tue Feb 10, 2015 6:31 pm The picture isn't very clear Gearce but I'm guessing that the "I" must be upside down. Sorry Wendy that's incorrect Post by David Whipp » Tue Feb 10, 2015 6:36 pm 'L' instead of 'E'. Sorry David that's incorrect Post b...
by Gearce
10 Feb 2015, 07:17
Forum: Puzzles & Quizzes
Topic: How keen is your observation?
Replies: 14
Views: 2379

How keen is your observation?

This picture is almost perfect.

This sign stands above gates at a local racecourse. Can you see what is wrong with it?
The Hill Gate.jpg
:drinks2: for a correct answer.
by Gearce
07 Sep 2013, 04:05
Forum: General Miscellaneous Chat & Gossip
Topic: Always check with the missus first ......
Replies: 8
Views: 1361

Always check with the missus first ......

else :badidea:
Always check with the missus.jpg
by Gearce
29 Aug 2013, 04:13
Forum: Technology & Communication
Topic: COMPUTERS, THE AGONY AND THE ECSTASY
Replies: 3707
Views: 276878

Re: COMPUTERS, THE AGONY AND THE ECSTASY

??????????????????????????????????? Why do I bother?
by Gearce
25 Aug 2013, 05:30
Forum: General Miscellaneous Chat & Gossip
Topic: Think about it
Replies: 6
Views: 1117

Re: Think about it

You can't catch a wild Kipper as it ain't one until smoked, you can catch a Herring though :wink: Quite right. Covered rather well, I thought, in the Daily Mash only yesterday. :smile: LINK I take that as a compliment though I certainly am not that amazing. It's just something I enjoy doing. Here's...
by Gearce
24 Aug 2013, 03:10
Forum: General Miscellaneous Chat & Gossip
Topic: Think about it
Replies: 6
Views: 1117

Think about it

See anything wrong in this picture?
Kippers_resized.jpg
by Gearce
06 Aug 2013, 09:06
Forum: Technology & Communication
Topic: COMPUTERS, THE AGONY AND THE ECSTASY
Replies: 3707
Views: 276878

Re: COMPUTERS, THE AGONY AND THE ECSTASY

Sorry. Couldn't delete post.

Problem solved.
by Gearce
10 Jun 2013, 10:18
Forum: Poetry
Topic: For all poetry lovers
Replies: 3
Views: 1193

Re: For all poetry lovers

Here's an inspirational poem I came across while Googling The Race attributed to Dr. D.H. "Dee" Groberg Whenever I start to hang my head in front of failure’s face, my downward fall is broken by the memory of a race. A children’s race, young boys, young men; how I remember well, excitement sure, but...
by Gearce
03 May 2013, 23:49
Forum: Fun & Jokes
Topic: Old fashioned clean jokes
Replies: 780
Views: 64481

Re: Old fashioned clean jokes

SENIORS' SPECIAL $2.99 I love it.................................. We went to breakfast at a restaurant where the "seniors' special" was two eggs, bacon, hash browns and toast for $2.99. "Sounds good," my wife said. "But I don't want the eggs.." "Then, I'll have to charge you $3.49 because you're or...
by Gearce
04 Mar 2013, 03:37
Forum: General Miscellaneous Chat & Gossip
Topic: STANLEY HAS COCKED UP!
Replies: 3
Views: 733

Re: STANLEY HAS COCKED UP!

A bit of nitpicking.

Reference is made to 'the Scotch Covenanters'. Should not this be either 'the Scottish Covenanters' or 'the Scots Covenanters' :wink:
by Gearce
04 Mar 2013, 02:59
Forum: What, Where, When, We, Who, Look & How
Topic: WHAT ATTRACTED YOUR ATTENTION TODAY?
Replies: 8304
Views: 360781

Re: WHAT ATTRACTED YOUR ATTENTION TODAY?

Today I received a chain email from a friend. You know the kind: You must send this on in 3 hours after reading the letter to 10 other people. If you do this, you will receive unbelievably good luck. *NOTE* The more people that you send this to, the better luck you will have. It started: 'I believe ...
by Gearce
24 Feb 2013, 02:20
Forum: Fun & Jokes
Topic: Old fashioned clean jokes
Replies: 780
Views: 64481

Re: Old fashioned clean jokes

You may have read it before ...... You may have heard it before ...... It may even have been posted on OGFB before, but what the heck. Old men may walk slow ... BUT they think F A S T An elderly man in Queensland had owned a large property for several years. He had a dam in one of the lower paddocks...
by Gearce
06 Feb 2013, 06:36
Forum: Technology & Communication
Topic: COMPUTERS, THE AGONY AND THE ECSTASY
Replies: 3707
Views: 276878

Re: COMPUTERS, THE AGONY AND THE ECSTASY

Should you be using Windows Internet Explorer and you suddenly find that the webpage doesn't open as maximised, here's a solution which worked for me. Stretch out the webpage to full size. Don't use maximise. Choose any link on that webpage and right-click > Open in New Window. Stretch out the secon...
by Gearce
23 Jan 2013, 01:27
Forum: Fun & Jokes
Topic: Old fashioned clean jokes
Replies: 780
Views: 64481

Re: Old fashioned clean jokes

Whit dae ye ca' a man that takes a wee size in a shoe? Wee Shooey Whit dae ye ca' a man that takes a wee size in a shoe an' cannae fun' 'is dug? Wee Shooey Douglas A guy walks intae a GP's surgery. "Doacter, Doacter!," 'e cries, "Yi've goat tae help mi. Ah feel like Ah'm turnin' intae coconut" Says ...
by Gearce
23 Dec 2012, 00:11
Forum: General Miscellaneous Chat & Gossip
Topic: CHRISTMAS & NEW YEAR WISHES
Replies: 10
Views: 1923

CHRISTMAS & NEW YEAR WISHES

After the gifts have been opened,
After the tree is gone,
After the carols have faded,
May the happiness linger on

With all Best Wishes for a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year
by Gearce
22 Dec 2012, 23:46
Forum: Fun & Jokes
Topic: Old fashioned clean jokes
Replies: 780
Views: 64481

Re: Old fashioned clean jokes

The family gathered at the grandparents' home for their Christmas dinner. Everyone was seated around the table. The food arrived and little Johnny started eating immediately. "Johnny, please wait until we say grace," said his mother. "I don't need to," said Johnny. "Of course you do," his mother ins...
by Gearce
02 Sep 2012, 04:12
Forum: Astronomy
Topic: Your age on another planet
Replies: 0
Views: 1399

Your age on another planet

You would be the same age - in Earth years - wherever you were but have you ever wondered what your age might be in the years of any one of the 8 other planets? Try this. Divide your age by:- 0.241 if you are on Mercury 0.615 if you are on Venus 1.881 if you are on Mars 11.86 if you are on Jupiter 2...
by Gearce
02 Sep 2012, 03:10
Forum: Fun & Jokes
Topic: Old fashioned clean jokes
Replies: 780
Views: 64481

Re: Old fashioned clean jokes

Mental Health THIS IS A FRIGHTENING STATISTIC. PROBABLY ONE OF THE MOST WORRISOME IN RECENT YEARS. 25% of women in this country are on medication for mental illness. That's scary. It means 75% are running around untreated! :ohno: ----------------------------------------------------------------------...
by Gearce
02 Sep 2012, 02:43
Forum: What, Where, When, We, Who, Look & How
Topic: We all Love A Moan, What Annoyed You Today...
Replies: 79
Views: 34547

Re: We all Love A Moan, What Annoyed You Today...

Gearce wrote:This notice which keeps popping up every now and again while I am visiting this site.
Two months now. Can't anything be done?
by Gearce
20 Aug 2012, 05:38
Forum: Fun & Jokes
Topic: Old fashioned clean jokes
Replies: 780
Views: 64481

Re: Old fashioned clean jokes

Best blonde joke to date .. A blonde lady motorist was about two hours from the Gold Coast when she was flagged down by a man whose truck had broken down. The man walked up to the car and asked, 'Are you going to the Gold Coast?' 'Sure,' answered the blonde, 'do you need a lift ?' 'Not for me. I'll ...
by Gearce
12 Aug 2012, 07:26
Forum: Fun & Jokes
Topic: Old fashioned clean jokes
Replies: 780
Views: 64481

Re: Old fashioned clean jokes

And this, ladies and gentle souls, is why I no longer drink in pubs At The Bar For Old Farts: Large font, and only two lines. I pointed to two old drunks across the bar from us and told my mate, " That'll be us in ten years." He said, " That's a mirror, ya silly bugger " :laugh5:
by Gearce
05 Aug 2012, 08:16
Forum: What, Where, When, We, Who, Look & How
Topic: We all Love A Moan, What Annoyed You Today...
Replies: 79
Views: 34547

Re: We all Love A Moan, What Annoyed You Today...

Gearce wrote:
Gearce wrote:This notice which keeps popping up every now and again while I am visiting this site.
Image

Happening more 'every now' than again. Most annoying
Beginning to get really annoying now.
by Gearce
02 Aug 2012, 00:59
Forum: General Miscellaneous Chat & Gossip
Topic: Strange sayings??
Replies: 10
Views: 1256

Re: Strange sayings??

And all this time you thought it was just a vulgar expression (unless you're an ex matelot that is ) :wink: :wink: It was necessary to keep a good supply of cannon balls near the cannon on old war ships. But how to prevent them from rolling about the deck was the problem. The storage method devised ...
by Gearce
27 Jul 2012, 07:14
Forum: General Miscellaneous Chat & Gossip
Topic: DIALECT AND WORD MEANINGS
Replies: 2061
Views: 131923

Re: DIALECT AND WORD MEANINGS

That sounds feasible Bodge. When my mate Daniel did his picture story on the beach ship-breaking in Bangladesh he noticed that the workers were searched for contraband as they left the yard. They were so poor they were stealing small pieces of non-ferocious and steel nuts and bolts. A bit of bunce....

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