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Walkingthedog

Signature: WTD ........... Nurse, the screens.

Bio: Had a model railway for about 54 years. Like anything I really like. Heavy freight my favourite. Get a bit fed up with people who use the Forum to moan and whinge. There are far worse things in life than getting uptight about the late delivery of a loco.

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walkingthedog

18215 posts

I agree Howard. I hate it when people use text speak on this forum, @ for at, b/c for because. It isn’t necessary. I don’t even use it for texting. The standard of writing and grammar, I’m not perfect, is awful in some cases. We have a beautiful language, try and use it properly. Rant over. Sealed

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walkingthedog

18215 posts

Not a problem. We all put our parents through things they didn’t want to do. 

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walkingthedog

18215 posts

It's for kids Jacob. Our grandaughter loves it. You don’t need to watch it. We don’t have a choice.

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walkingthedog

18215 posts

Quite right Eric. I have a son, a cousin, an uncle, two friends and used to work with three Johns. My best mate is Eric. 

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walkingthedog

18215 posts

Yes I agree with you. We used to go to Billy Smarts often in Slough. Did you know the big house was owned by the owner of Dodge Motors and the Kennedy's stayed there in WW2.

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walkingthedog

18215 posts

Steve this is really wierd. I have just done a bit of research and it says The Smart brothers opened  Windsor Safari Park and elsewhere it says the Chipperfields. I’ll settle for Billy Smart like you said. 

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walkingthedog

18215 posts

Yes. They had a big warehouse next to the railway near Ascot. They had their own sidings. 

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walkingthedog

18215 posts

 

 

You sure it wasn't Chipperfields Circus, they opened the Safari Park. 

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walkingthedog

18215 posts

I can think of nothing worse than a theme park. Went to Legoland when it first opened. About 45 minures from us. It was a safari park before Lego moved in. 

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walkingthedog

18215 posts

Hadn’t come across 'weasel speak' so had to look it up, which makes it just as annoying as the words you find annoying. As weasels don’t speak it seems an odd phrase. I don’t have a problem with 24 7 any more that H24 both useful. 

 

What annoys me is text speak, b/c because the user can’t spell because etc.

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