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Author Topic: Where did Phil's latest Madventure take him to?  (Read 385 times)
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« on: May 21, 2018, 08:14:30 pm »

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« Reply #1 on: May 21, 2018, 08:36:02 pm »

"Toto, I've a feeling we're not in Devon..."

Having seen Phil's recent adventures on Facebook I'll refrain from guessing.

EDIT: Oops. Just realised I've inadvertently given a clue.  Embarrassed
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« Reply #2 on: May 21, 2018, 08:41:18 pm »

Where did Phil's latest Madventure take him to?

Mad answer then in as this is the "Lighter Side".    These are timewarp pictures brought to us by Dr Who.  No. 1 is in the yard at Westbury, showing one of the Fawley - Great Yarmouth units; the year is 2035.   Picture No. 2 has to be Bere Alston with the Kelly Bray bay in the background, and the Plymouth to Exeter line in the foreground.

Sorry - was I supposed to answer just one at a time?   Grin
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« Reply #3 on: May 21, 2018, 08:46:47 pm »

The Emerald City.  Cheesy
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« Reply #4 on: May 21, 2018, 08:55:27 pm »

The Emerald City.  Cheesy

Maybe not, but the Wizard may help  Wink
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« Reply #5 on: May 21, 2018, 09:18:50 pm »

Hmm. MAD as in Madrid perhaps? (which Google Photos has kindly sent me a reminder that I was in that city 9 years ago today).
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« Reply #6 on: May 21, 2018, 09:23:48 pm »

Hmm. MAD as in Madrid perhaps? (which Google Photos has kindly sent me a reminder that I was in that city 9 years ago today).
'Mad' as in 'outrageous' rather than Madrid - however two of those letters can be found in the name of the wider location of one of the pictures  Roll Eyes Tongue
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« Reply #7 on: May 21, 2018, 09:47:57 pm »

MelkshAm ? Wink Cheesy Grin
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« Reply #8 on: May 21, 2018, 10:00:49 pm »

MelkshAm ? Wink Cheesy Grin

I don't think so  Shocked Roll Eyes , but the Trans-Wilts does have a tenuous connection to at least one of the pictures.
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« Reply #9 on: May 21, 2018, 10:07:14 pm »

MelkshAm ? Wink Cheesy Grin

I don't think so  Shocked Roll Eyes , but the Trans-Wilts does have a tenuous connection to at least one of the pictures.

I expect the train shown has brakes made in Melksham?
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« Reply #10 on: May 21, 2018, 10:19:59 pm »

MelkshAm ? Wink Cheesy Grin

I don't think so  Shocked Roll Eyes , but the Trans-Wilts does have a tenuous connection to at least one of the pictures.

I expect the train shown has brakes made in Melksham?

Quite possibility, but one of the places in the pictures shares a name with somewhere on the Trans-Wilts.

It is possible to travel by train between the two places, but you would need to change trains twice; all three trains would be on a different gauge and you would almost certainly pass through terrain similar to this.....

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« Reply #11 on: May 21, 2018, 10:45:55 pm »

Well it is single track like Melksham!

I know the country concerned and I'm jealous!
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« Reply #12 on: May 21, 2018, 10:59:20 pm »

somewhere Tiny?

Or maybe thatís an error with the page?

The photos have loaded around 3mm x 3mm square
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« Reply #13 on: May 22, 2018, 12:41:34 am »

Given that many clues ... I can find a picture of the station in 2. at Salisbury, Adelaide. The train might be in Adelaide too, though not on that line and not in that livery, which does belong a long way away.
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« Reply #14 on: May 22, 2018, 04:33:18 am »

Given that many clues ... I can find a picture of the station in 2. at Salisbury, Adelaide.
Spot on!

Given that many clues ... . The train might be in Adelaide too, though not on that line and not in that livery, which does belong a long way away.
Not in Adelaide, but, yes, it does belong a long way away  Smiley

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