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Post by Marilyn » 29 Dec 2017, 08:56

Toilet/Urinal

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Post by Tizer » 29 Dec 2017, 09:58

A pissoir. I feel it should be in Paris or Marseilles but it'll probably turn out to be somewhere like St Pancras Station!

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Post by PanBiker » 29 Dec 2017, 10:19

This is Trawden's offering, not quite as ornate but just as functional. Image from Google Earth / Steet View in 2009.

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Post by Marilyn » 29 Dec 2017, 10:37

Are they unisex, or do females just have to hang on?
( not that I would use it...)

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Post by PanBiker » 29 Dec 2017, 10:51

Standing room only as a rule Maz. I remember when our kids were young and we we in rural France. How mortified they were when we found one of their unisex "holes in the ground" complete with foot placement recesses to aid in correct alignment. I think it was somewhere in the Loire.
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Post by plaques » 29 Dec 2017, 14:21

Marilyn wrote:
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or do females just have to hang on?
Hang on to what? these are MENS toilets.
This image take in 2014. There are moves afoot to make it a Grade 2 listed structure. Image

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Post by PanBiker » 29 Dec 2017, 16:25

It's been let slip a bit since 2009 by the looks of it, could do with a coat of paint.
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Post by Tripps » 29 Dec 2017, 23:20

Brings to mind Clochemerle. I read the book a long time ago, but seem to have missed the film. :smile:
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Post by Stanley » 30 Dec 2017, 03:19

You're all dead right of course but not the location, slightly more esoteric and further away than Trawden or Paris. One more day for you to think......
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Is it in America?

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Post by Stanley » 31 Dec 2017, 04:16

It's in the shadow of Sydney Harbour Bridge. Next one?
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Post by Stanley » 01 Jan 2018, 06:23

All right, I give in..... What do you make of this?

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Post by plaques » 01 Jan 2018, 09:11

Originally put on by our good friend David Whipp.

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Post by Stanley » 01 Jan 2018, 09:51

Yes, I was idle and didn't rename it but of course I trust everyone not to cheat!!
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Post by Stanley » 02 Jan 2018, 05:02

Come on! What and were is it.
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Post by Marilyn » 02 Jan 2018, 05:13

Barnoldswick Water Works?

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Post by Tizer » 02 Jan 2018, 11:24

That's a good suggestion Maz. Of course, it could also be the Barlick branch of Weight Watchers.

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Post by Marilyn » 03 Jan 2018, 03:03

Did they have Weight Watchers in 1891?

Another suggestion...British Water Ways. I recall having to carry a key to get water from taps along the canal on our canal-boat holiday.

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Maz has it right of course. Pic by David Whipp. Next one?
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Post by Tripps » 03 Jan 2018, 10:35

Marilyn wrote:
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Did they have Weight Watchers in 1891?
I think they called it 'The Workhouse' :smile:
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Post by Stanley » 04 Jan 2018, 04:43

How about another object? Not easy is it!
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Post by chinatyke » 04 Jan 2018, 07:36

Tripps wrote:
03 Jan 2018, 10:35
Marilyn wrote:
03 Jan 2018, 03:03
Did they have Weight Watchers in 1891?
I think they called it 'The Workhouse' :smile:
What a good idea, send weight loss patients for forced labour instead of gastric band surgery. :good:

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Re: MYSTERY OBJECTS

Post by Tizer » 04 Jan 2018, 10:27

Try to guess this one...

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Post by Steeplejerk » 04 Jan 2018, 14:58

Looks like the slidey thing out of a craft knife ???
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Re: MYSTERY OBJECTS

Post by Tizer » 04 Jan 2018, 16:50

Well, that didn't last long, did it. I'll bet you've seen the insides of a few craft knives in your time! This is probably the bit that pops out and drops down the chimney just when you need the knife. :smile:

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