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Re: Yay, it's cheery Friday.

Post by macinblack » Fri Apr 24, 2020 9:37 pm

RIP wrote:
Fri Apr 24, 2020 9:31 pm
htrider wrote:
Fri Apr 24, 2020 8:36 pm
CANS?!
How dare you!
Actually I do have cans but they are for when things get desperate
Know what you mean. How very dare I :smile: . Just sampling this rather off-the-wall beverage. As supplied to all new entrants at the pearly gates presumably. Not entirely convinced about fruit-in-beer (apologies to the whole of Belgium) but it's quite toothsome.

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Quite partial myself Reg. Titanic do a less sweet plum porter - I've been known to sink one or two.

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Re: Yay, it's cheery Friday.

Post by RIP » Fri Apr 24, 2020 9:55 pm

macinblack wrote:
Fri Apr 24, 2020 9:37 pm
Quite partial myself Reg.
I don't know why I'm heckling fruit beers - look at the one I had before that! 8-| . I mean what's wrong with Red Barrel?

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Re: Yay, it's cheery Friday.

Post by macinblack » Fri Apr 24, 2020 9:58 pm

Just about to break out the Welbeck Abbey Portland Black - Lovely stuff, pours like sump oil.

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Re: Yay, it's cheery Friday.

Post by RIP » Fri Apr 24, 2020 10:03 pm

macinblack wrote:
Fri Apr 24, 2020 9:58 pm
Welbeck Abbey Portland Black
"rich and silky" - the cliche response to that of course is "just how I like my women". Mrs Perrin has just whacked me.
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Re: Yay, it's cheery Friday.

Post by macinblack » Fri Apr 24, 2020 10:21 pm

Ha, mine's rich and sulky. And not rich.

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Re: Yay, it's cheery Friday.

Post by RIP » Fri Apr 24, 2020 10:53 pm

:lol:
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Re: Yay, it's cheery Friday.

Post by sean_iow » Fri Apr 24, 2020 10:54 pm

I read it as rich and sticky, that might be my mind :lol:
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Post by Landslide » Sat Apr 25, 2020 8:54 am

htrider wrote:
Fri Apr 24, 2020 8:36 pm
CANS?!
How dare you!
Actually I do have cans but they are for when things get desperate
Plenty of good beers in cans these days. Added bonuses of lighter weight, won't cover your campsite in broken glass should accidents happen, pack down very small for taking your litter home.

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Re: Yay, it's cheery Friday.

Post by BigdummySteve » Sat Apr 25, 2020 9:48 am

Reg, although I share you lack of enthusiasm for novelty beers there are a few good citrus IPA’s around , Elvis Juice is quite nice ( perhaps one bottle very cold) it’s got a hint of grapefruit.
Just to throw the cat amongst the pigeons are hops a fruit?
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Re: Yay, it's cheery Friday.

Post by pistonbroke » Sat Apr 25, 2020 9:52 am

are hops a fruit?
Surely one of your five a day.

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Re: Yay, it's cheery Friday.

Post by frogatthefarriers » Sat Apr 25, 2020 10:02 am

Jurassic pusher wrote:
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frogatthefarriers wrote:
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Got the gardening jobs out of the way then this:-
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I am jealous of your lovely garden!
Thanks

You wouldn’t be quite so jealous if you had to look after it. I begrudge every moment I have to spend keeping it. And the veg plot. Why do I do that? All that work to save practically no money and then I have to beg people to take some off my hands. Hmpf! It’s my own fault - I didn’t have to do anything at it when it was a jungle
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Re: Yay, it's cheery Friday.

Post by techno » Sun Apr 26, 2020 2:13 pm

While getting milk this morning I Found a decent (mongoose maybe) BMX frame with 3 piece crank left out for the scrap man.
Brought it home to use as a project with the kids.
Proper chuffed :-bd
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Re: Yay, it's cheery Friday.

Post by RIP » Tue Apr 28, 2020 9:58 am

No I know it isn't.

I've just spent a very productive 20 minutes simply watching the rain from our back bedroom window.

I've never understood statements like "I'm moving to country X cos the British weather is crap".

Our varied but generally very benign, the odd recent flood excepted, meteorological conditions are one reason I'm happy enough here, and one of the main reasons I love being out there bikepacking. Any weather, and any thing, can happen during one's ride here.
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Re: Yay, it's cheery Friday.

Post by PaulB2 » Tue Apr 28, 2020 11:14 am

RIP wrote:
Tue Apr 28, 2020 9:58 am
I've never understood statements like "I'm moving to country X cos the British weather is crap".
There's something to be said though for being able to commute to work for 9 months of the year in glorious sunshine without much concern of rain.

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Re: Yay, it's cheery Friday.

Post by Dave Barter » Fri May 01, 2020 2:18 pm

Last weekend Helen and I got bored so decided to make out own album covers. As a little Friday treat (not) see how many you can get

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Post by Cheeky Monkey » Fri May 01, 2020 2:24 pm

:lol: :lol:

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Re: Yay, it's cheery Friday.

Post by Bearbonesnorm » Fri May 01, 2020 2:25 pm

Lovely job Dave. I can only get 6 - shoddy :-bd
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Re: Yay, it's cheery Friday.

Post by FLV » Fri May 01, 2020 2:43 pm

I'm not sure i've ever seen that far up another humans nose...

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Post by RIP » Fri May 01, 2020 2:52 pm

Brilliant Dave! Got a couple of 'em, but also just struck me that you could earn on the side as a John Simms stand-in:

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Re: Yay, it's cheery Friday.

Post by BigdummySteve » Fri May 01, 2020 3:06 pm

Cheers Dave :-bd
Other reasons to be cheerful
My mother is out of intensive care after 12 days :-bd

ZPacks will soon be sending me an Altaplex in camo DCF bringing my sleeping kit down to 1.5kg

A little drop of claret, anything that rocks :-bd
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Re: Yay, it's cheery Friday.

Post by RIP » Fri May 01, 2020 3:28 pm

BigdummySteve wrote:
Fri May 01, 2020 3:06 pm

My mother is out of intensive care
- yep Cheery Friday
ZPacks Altaplex
- blimey, that's a bit of a Friday treat! Get it pitched this evening and let's have a look. 440g + pole? Need a BBB World's Lightest to do it justice really. Poor old Tele, you've got a new squeeze now :wink: .
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Re: Yay, it's cheery Friday.

Post by Bearbonesnorm » Fri May 01, 2020 4:03 pm

Need a BBB World's Lightest to do it justice really. Poor old Tele, you've got a new squeeze now :wink: .
Ooh, sure I've got some 0.5mm wall somewhere :wink:
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Re: Yay, it's cheery Friday.

Post by BigdummySteve » Fri May 01, 2020 4:18 pm

It’s not here yet, was too excited and indeed cheery to wait.

Should be a nice shelter, loads of room and bathtub floor with plus bug netting. Tent, bag and mat 1255g plus pole and pegs. I’m hoping that I’ll be able to pack that lot in without a seat pack for summer outings (remember them?) which will cut another chunk :-bd
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Re: Yay, it's cheery Friday.

Post by BigdummySteve » Fri May 01, 2020 4:22 pm

Bearbonesnorm wrote:
Fri May 01, 2020 4:03 pm
Need a BBB World's Lightest to do it justice really. Poor old Tele, you've got a new squeeze now :wink: .
Ooh, sure I've got some 0.5mm wall somewhere :wink:
Funny you should mention that 150cm four piece would be grand :-bd
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