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    On this day in History...

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    Re: On this day in History...

    Post by Mcqueen on Mon 11 May 2015 - 18:21

    Word is it may have been arson
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    Post by 3rdforum on Mon 11 May 2015 - 22:19

    I read that somewhere. Rumour has it that the chairman was in financial difficulties and several of his properties went up in flames mysteriously.






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    Post by Perfectspecimen on Tue 12 May 2015 - 2:02

    We had a coalition in the war you know, Partys didnt matter. After the war the peeps said feck you Churchill, and voted in a Labour Govt. They invented the NHS, and a post war building boom. Many Paddies were imported during this period to lay bricks........ Then the 60's turned up, architects discovered concrete and built tower blocks to replace slums in our inner cities, except Scotland of course who stubbornly stuck with their tenements........ Then the 70's turned up. I voted for the first time, Europe? Yes please I said. Then it was the 80's, Maggie turned up, every man should own his own house, even council tennants with a brain, thank you Maggie! Since then? Nowt to speak of...... Did the recent coalition do any good? Time will tell. Will HS2 go ahead? I sincerely hope not, if only for the Brummies sake. Calais to Birmingham in 3 hours. 



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    Re: On this day in History...

    Post by Gypsy on Tue 12 May 2015 - 10:17

    2.00 am and Vince is spouting, not drunken rubbish as you see at that time in the morning on some forums but real thought provoking stuff.  Well said V. a man after my own heart.  good
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    Re: On this day in History...

    Post by Campbell Brodie on Tue 12 May 2015 - 20:45

    On this day...



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    Re: On this day in History...

    Post by 3rdforum on Tue 12 May 2015 - 20:59

    Not a lot today






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    Re: On this day in History...

    Post by Campbell Brodie on Wed 13 May 2015 - 19:10

    On this day...



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    Post by Campbell Brodie on Fri 15 May 2015 - 22:05

    On this day...



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    Re: On this day in History...

    Post by 3rdforum on Fri 15 May 2015 - 22:15

    hydrogen bomb on xmas island






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    Post by Campbell Brodie on Sat 16 May 2015 - 7:41

    On this day Dambusters raid! (Bloody tunes in my head now! )



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    Re: On this day in History...

    Post by Mcqueen on Sat 16 May 2015 - 7:58

      Bombs away skipper, Oh and your dogs dead Transport animal
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    Re: On this day in History...

    Post by 3rdforum on Sat 16 May 2015 - 9:16

    Barnes wallis in it. Invented the bouncing bomb and swing wing used in jet fighters.






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    Post by Mcqueen on Sat 16 May 2015 - 9:24

    And the Lancaster, Thats why they lent him some to practise with, Great film
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    Post by Campbell Brodie on Sun 17 May 2015 - 8:46

    On this day Scotland had a Danish Queen...



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    Re: On this day in History...

    Post by Mcqueen on Sun 17 May 2015 - 9:38

    I didnt know Charlie Chaplin went missing
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    Re: On this day in History...

    Post by 3rdforum on Sun 17 May 2015 - 11:26

    That daylight savings time is a feckin joke. Things should just be left natural like. It would save on energy costs if it was just left alone.






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    Re: On this day in History...

    Post by Adam Mint on Sun 17 May 2015 - 13:17

    Mcqueen wrote:   Bombs away skipper, Oh and your dogs dead Transport  animal

    Nigger...
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    Re: On this day in History...

    Post by Mcqueen on Sun 17 May 2015 - 13:22

    Yeh, I ended up in trouble saying that elsewhere , Silly innit
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    Post by Adam Mint on Sun 17 May 2015 - 13:26

    The volcanic ash thing, I had flights booked to come back to the UK, they went tits up, every internet shops full of twats trying to get flights that just weren't happening, I just sat back and sipped my cool beer, got an extra couple of weeks out of it....
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    Post by Campbell Brodie on Tue 19 May 2015 - 19:25

    On this day... Franklin expedition. I'm sure I saw a documentary where Eskimos, (Inuits), had tales handed down from their ancestors of cannibalism in the expedition near the final days...



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    Post by 3rdforum on Tue 19 May 2015 - 19:37

    I didn't know the Ark Royal was scrapped






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    Post by Campbell Brodie on Tue 19 May 2015 - 19:54

    I remember a few years back we sold a decommissioned submarine to the Canadians and it burst into flames on the way over!



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    Post by Mcqueen on Tue 19 May 2015 - 20:02

    In the next few weeks i know of somebodys pension sinking to the bottom of the ocean
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    Post by Campbell Brodie on Wed 20 May 2015 - 19:00

    On this day We conquered Cyprus in the 1100s...why the feck didn't we keep it?



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