WHAT ATTRACTED YOUR ATTENTION TODAY?

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Post by Marilyn » 25 Oct 2019, 07:00

Oh...but they will miss the INCOME!
I feel they will review the position and reinstate an annual walk.
:laugh5: "Rocktober"????? ( I wouldn't be surprised. They like their money! And - they get plenty of it. I'm not saying it isn't due and warranted...I'm just saying they get fair dues.)

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Post by plaques » 25 Oct 2019, 07:48

A little nearer home. Strategically place road works in Foulrige causing 1 mile tail back from Colne to Skipton. Although only about 30 yards long the priority appears to be given to traffic from Skipton. The situation is not helped when the Skipton bus stops midway in the traffic control to pick up its passengers. Todays tip .. find another way to Barlick if you are starting from Colne.

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Post by Stanley » 25 Oct 2019, 07:52

I'm glad I haven't got a car P! No traffic to interfere with our next walk, to the Green!
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Post by chinatyke » 25 Oct 2019, 08:01

Wendy. I was told that sometimes when you use the compass app you need to hold the phone flat (back facing down, screen up) and then turn through 360 degrees once or twice and then it calibrates itself somehow. Seems to work for me. I agree that when first turned on they can give very false readings.

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Post by Tizer » 25 Oct 2019, 09:23

I've found in the past that an ordinary compass can be affected by being near double glazing. I guess it must be due to metal in the frames.

This news caught my attention today...perhaps David Whipp could get them to scale up his Barlick Beach? :smile:
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Post by Big Kev » 25 Oct 2019, 09:26

The garage on Kelbrook Rd (next to the memorial gardens). Early hours of this morning the ATM was on fire and the door has been broken. It's all boarded up now...
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Post by Stanley » 26 Oct 2019, 02:17

Is that why a helicopter was circling over the town around 9AM?
The fact the rain came in at noon and hasn't stopped since. The Aussies would give good money for this water.
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Post by Cathy » 26 Oct 2019, 04:00

Too right some Aussies would Stanley, could we trade you some Sun? :cool4:
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Post by Stanley » 26 Oct 2019, 04:12

If only Cathy! When people here complain about the rain I always point out how lucky we are compared with other people. It's years since we had a drought and water rationing.
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Post by Tripps » 26 Oct 2019, 18:36

If you're concerned about the Vietnamese people who died whilst being smuggled into England, you could do worse than throw a few quid towards someone like this.

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Post by Stanley » 27 Oct 2019, 02:38

A kind thought to start the day... Nice!
The fact I had an extra hour in bed as the clocks change.
It isn't raining!
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Stanley wrote:
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A kind thought to start the day... Nice!
It's just a loan rather than a donation so it's a charity that would suit a Yorkshireman. They ask for a 10% donation with the loan, which I'm happy with. The main attraction for me is it keeps these good people out of the clutches of the local black economy money lenders, which must be a good thing.
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Post by Tizer » 27 Oct 2019, 16:21

I've just seen this elsewhere in a forum discussion about decorating...

My experience with decorating recently was papering the hall and stairs. Not knowing how much paper
to buy, I was lucky when my next door neighbour in an identical house said he had just done his and he bought 11 rolls.
So I bought 11 rolls, duly did the hall and stairs and then found I had 2 rolls left?
When I mentioned this to my neighbour he said, that's a coincidence, I had 2 left as well.

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Post by Stanley » 28 Oct 2019, 03:27

I like it! You always bought too much, nowt worse than finding you were short and finding the paper had been discontinued. I once papered the front room at the Hey, more than 25ft square. It wasn't until I had finished I realised I had got the pattern upside down. All the flowers in the floral design faced downwards. I wasn't allowed to forget that one!
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Post by Cathy » 28 Oct 2019, 07:56

:smile: : Haha look what I came across today.
“Miss June” from the OG Calendar.
I’m pretty sure the pic was lost from OG during a past hacking.
Me in 1975 :smile:
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Post by Wendyf » 28 Oct 2019, 08:41

:good:

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Post by Marilyn » 28 Oct 2019, 09:22

I remember that day very well... :smash:
I had on a very pretty dress too...

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Post by Stanley » 29 Oct 2019, 04:46

I shall retrain myself and forgo posting the February picture of me.
I seem to remember a pic of Dave's bum as well.......
Thanks to Flight Tracker I note that the 10 hour red-eye flight from Beijing to Manchester has just flown over Barnoldswick. I love that app!
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Post by Cathy » 29 Oct 2019, 08:23

Have you saved me for the Archives Stanley?
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Post by plaques » 29 Oct 2019, 08:40

Cathy, your picture is now saved for posterity in the Gallery under 'people' hope you don't mind me doing it
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Post by Cathy » 29 Oct 2019, 09:02

:good:
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Post by Wendyf » 29 Oct 2019, 19:22

We have two spare tickets to see The Drifters at Colne Municipal Hall this Friday 1st November if anyone is interested.

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Post by Tripps » 29 Oct 2019, 19:40

Are they like 'Trigger's broom' from Only Fools and Horses. ?

"he's had his road sweeper's broom for 20 years. But then he adds that the broom has had 17 new heads and 14 new handles. " :smile:

I once saw the real Ben E King - live at the Domino Club in Manchester - early sixties.
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Tripps wrote:
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Are they like 'Trigger's broom' from Only Fools and Horses. ?

"he's had his road sweeper's broom for 20 years. But then he adds that the broom has had 17 new heads and 14 new handles. " :smile:

I once saw the real Ben E King - live at the Domino Club in Manchester - early sixties.
Exactly that! I think there might be one original member still going. I wouldn't have chosen to see them but some friends bought tickets for us. Unfortunately my brother & sister in law were due to visit from Devon so we bought two extra tickets for them....but they have just phoned to delay their visit for a couple of weeks hence the spare tickets.

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Post by Stanley » 30 Oct 2019, 03:56

There used to be an old bloke who sold brushes at Otley Market for years. The story goes that one day a young lad set up in opposition selling brushes cheaper than him. He went to the lad and said "i can't understand how you can make money selling cheaper than me, I steal the heads and the stales!" The young lad said " I steal the brushes!" (In Lancashire the 'stale' can become a 'steel'.)
The dog shit I trod in on the Green. It's no laughing matter when you have commando soles!!
The mention of Alexanderplatz on R4 that took me straight back to Stalin Allee in Berlin. In the 1950s the East Germans had rebuilt the frontages to give the impression of recovery but behind were acres and acres of rubble.
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