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froggieposition wrote:
A giant hat might work as well.

Get a shirt that simply says...

I am Bill.

Everyone will know.
A tee shirt that says "I am MODest"
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abdicate
I am not not never will be a Mod.

Nice thought though.

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But you are modest mate.....x
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Re: jetsons
Bill Dog wrote:
After everything I've said about the X10 I think it suits you Graham - you look perfectly comfortable. Genie test rode one when they first came out, and loved it, but it was too big to fit in her present parking spot.

What are you going to do about the 300?

Birreh

(spotty and unhappy)
After Italy, It'll be traded in- It's been a good 'ol scooter, and it'll end with a high!

"Its been emotional" - but time to move on up!
Graham
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Re: jetsons
louswheel wrote:
Bill Dog wrote:
After everything I've said about the X10 I think it suits you Graham - you look perfectly comfortable. Genie test rode one when they first came out, and loved it, but it was too big to fit in her present parking spot.

What are you going to do about the 300?

Birreh

(spotty and unhappy)
After Italy, It'll be traded in- It's been a good 'ol scooter, and it'll end with a high!

"Its been emotional" - but time to move on up!
Graham
Is it mended yet????? It is a bloody long way to push it!
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Re: jetsons
waspman wrote:
louswheel wrote:
Bill Dog wrote:
After everything I've said about the X10 I think it suits you Graham - you look perfectly comfortable. Genie test rode one when they first came out, and loved it, but it was too big to fit in her present parking spot.

What are you going to do about the 300?

Birreh

(spotty and unhappy)
After Italy, It'll be traded in- It's been a good 'ol scooter, and it'll end with a high!

"Its been emotional" - but time to move on up!
Graham
Is it mended yet????? It is a bloody long way to push it!
Lord Lozza of Scootech is hoping to deal with it- I'll know by Friday if I stay or should go....!
Graham
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Re: jetsons
louswheel wrote:
Lord Lozza of Scootech is hoping to deal with it- I'll know by Friday if I stay or should go....!
Graham
Flippin' 'eck no margin for error then? Do you have a "plan B"?
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Pillion with Paul?
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Me gustaría recordar a todos que yo no hablaba español.
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stickyfrog wrote:
Dr Zoidberg wrote:
He's in hospital but not as badly hurt as last time crashed there when he died.
He lost control, hit a lamppost, and stopped breathing for a while.
I've just been trying and failing to find a reference to it, but you can see his current blog here, including a good mid-accident photo.

http://champ.org.uk/Racing/blog1.php
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waspman wrote:
Pillion with Paul?
Something like...

Option 1 - repaired GTS
Option 2 - Bills BV
Option 3 - Car

Graham will be on the phone a lot to Lozza this week, but Lozza has the head gasket in stock and knows the job, so hopefully 5 days is enough. Fingers crossed!
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Dr Zoidberg wrote:
stickyfrog wrote:
Dr Zoidberg wrote:
He's in hospital but not as badly hurt as last time crashed there when he died.
He lost control, hit a lamppost, and stopped breathing for a while.
I've just been trying and failing to find a reference to it, but you can see his current blog here, including a good mid-accident photo.

http://champ.org.uk/Racing/blog1.php
That is one scary looking pic. Glad he made it.
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Double post, Sorry, ----
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Skok Sunday Tea and Cake?
Me, Graham and Richard will be passing through London mid afternoon on Sunday, if any Skoks fancy a meet for tea and cake? We'll be calling in to a few Vespa dealers to collect dealer stamps as part of the Vespa Trophy en route to Mantova, so we could put Scootec on the list if that's a good meet point?
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nice
Erm I can't say too much at this point but I may be a bit busy on Sunday.

Wink wink.

Bill xxx
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Barry Scott
I actually bought a Cillit Bang product today and it really worked.

My bath looks amazing !

Bill xxx
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Re: Barry Scott
Bill Dog wrote:
I actually bought a Cillit Bang product today and it really worked.

My bath looks amazing !

Bill xxx
I don't even want to know what the hell that means.
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He got his lime scaled tub clean.
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tomjasz wrote:
He got his lime scaled tub clean.
sounds painful
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Re: jack trek
Bill Dog wrote:
I've decided that in order to be easily identifiable at Amerivespa, a certain lack of subtlety is called for, so I've elected to wear a Union Jack t-shirt at all times.
When England got knocked out of the World Cup a few years ago, I bought one of the Haynes Vespa 'off to Germany' T-shirts for £2 from Sports Direct. I persist in wearing it on holiday abroad, much to Howard's horror.
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iron fish
My ma sent me a link to this video. Amazingly it doesn't have any cats in it

http://www.wimp.com/oceancreatures/

(sorry, I can't seem to embed it)
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Re: iron fish
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My ma sent me a link to this video. Amazingly it doesn't have any cats in it

http://www.wimp.com/oceancreatures/

(sorry, I can't seem to embed it)
That was neat and very creative.
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Steam punk aquarium.
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genie wrote:
My ma sent me a link to this video. Amazingly it doesn't have any cats in it

http://www.wimp.com/oceancreatures/

(sorry, I can't seem to embed it)
What a great video! Thank you for the share! Good find Genie's mum!
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Bad News Bears
I had some rather good news today after a bit of a fraught weekend.

I'll let His Lordship fill you in on the details.

Bill xxx
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We will be roomies at Amerivespa. That is the good news you meant right? I have been smiling all day since the boss gave his assent.
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spoons
Yes I'm a verreh happeh Birreh.

Sorted.

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spoons

awww Eyelashes emoticon

here's a picture of gobby the cat enjoying a nap in the sun:
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Here it is....

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cheers doug
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Big spoon. I called it!

Wish I could see what it is Doug. Stupid phone. But I do see Gobby in all his black excellence.
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stickyfrog wrote:
We will be roomies at Amerivespa. That is the good news you meant right? I have been smiling all day since the boss gave his assent.
Sticky how am I going to figure out who you are in a sea of scooters? Razz emoticon
Super glad you are coming as well.
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Big spoon. I called it!

Wish I could see what it is Doug. Stupid phone. But I do see Gobby in all his black excellence.
Do you have an Nokia brick?
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Might as well be sometimes. Facepalm emoticon
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Re: spoons
Bill Dog wrote:
Yes I'm a verreh happeh Birreh.

Sorted.

Bill xxx
Wait won't Rick be jealous?
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Re: spoons
Knight Train wrote:
Bill Dog wrote:
Yes I'm a verreh happeh Birreh.

Sorted.

Bill xxx
Wait won't Rick be jealous?
Nah, I'm over him.
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Scutrbrau wrote:
Knight Train wrote:
Bill Dog wrote:
Yes I'm a verreh happeh Birreh.

Sorted.

Bill xxx
Wait won't Rick be jealous?
Nah, I'm over him.
Well that was fast.

Batman just doesn't drop Robin like that...
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What a fine cat, and what a splendid paw he has!
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he's got three more just like that one all equally splendid. a fine tail too. all in all, a textbook example of felis domesticus.
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Do you have an Nokia brick?
My first non-bag cell phone. The Motorola DPC 550 (it was still hugemongus)
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