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Author Topic: Westbury North Junction Renewal December 2018 - January 2019  (Read 5991 times)
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« Reply #120 on: January 13, 2019, 12:51:28 am »

Do not think I am that young anymore, feeling old, fed up, tired, having to move again, shelling out another 4,300 pounds on rent. Got to be gratefull, at least I am not in a cardboard box behind Asda.

Cardboard box behind Asda?

Luxury!

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« Reply #121 on: January 13, 2019, 08:54:22 pm »

Will we have an Easter egg picture in the right hand corner, in place of the coffee shop one at Easter...
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« Reply #122 on: January 13, 2019, 09:39:46 pm »

Will we have an Easter egg picture in the right hand corner, in place of the coffee shop one at Easter ...

I somehow doubt it ... but I expect we'll carry on with our familiar and re-assuring stability in most ways with just those few little "something different"s from time to time.

We'll probably know / decide more as we go through the next month or two ... but I doubt you'll see eggs at Easter

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« Reply #123 on: January 18, 2019, 10:26:11 pm »


Cardboard box behind Asda?

Luxury!

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I could only afford behind Kwik Save when I was down on my luck.
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« Reply #124 on: January 18, 2019, 11:11:40 pm »


Cardboard box behind Asda?

Luxury!

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I could only afford begin Kwik Save when I was down on my luck.
And you try telling the young people of today that ,and they won't believe you!.
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« Reply #125 on: January 19, 2019, 07:12:18 pm »

Where is everyone?.

Down the pub!!!.
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« Reply #126 on: January 19, 2019, 07:27:52 pm »

From my (admittedly limited) experience, contributors tend to wait until they have something interesting, informative or entertaining before posting.  That's what encouraged me to join and is one of the things that makes the forum stand out from others I've looked at.  Long may it continue!


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« Reply #127 on: January 19, 2019, 07:48:10 pm »

Where is everyone?.

Down the pub!!!.

From my (admittedly limited) experience, contributors tend to wait until they have something interesting, informative or entertaining before posting.  That's what encouraged me to join and is one of the things that makes the forum stand out from others I've looked at.  Long may it continue!

Indeed (i.e. people post here in moderation).  I really doubt whether too many are down the pub!

For the absence of doubt, "Paul, Resignal Gloucester Now" is a new name for "Dispatch Box". The forum software does allow members to change their 'handles' and there are occasions when it's a good thing to do.   However, popping up with a new name, and without announcing that change, is disconcerting to the existing membership.

I noticed yesterday that Paul, or Dispatch Box, flagged up that he had triggered the posting ceiling; perhaps that should be taken as a request to keep posts to a level at which others feel comfortable and don't get upset.   The request / trigger is automated - the fact that only one member has hit it speaks volumes, I'm afraid.

This forum provides a valuable archive as well as an interactive resource.  Should the archive be being diluted by spray, or should it be being diluted because members are put off posting because of the spray, the admin and moderator team will step in. We are usually minimalist,and indeed I am asking here for people to think before they post - but we are not afraid to act if we need to.

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« Reply #128 on: January 19, 2019, 08:30:32 pm »

Sorry!!! Graham,did not realise that I had to inform members. I am now taking a rest. I thought I would have a more sensible name. Dispatch Box was pathetic. BYE FOR NOW.
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« Reply #129 on: January 19, 2019, 08:44:10 pm »

Sorry!!! Graham,did not realise that I had to inform members. I am now taking a rest. I thought I would have a more sensible name. Dispatch Box was pathetic. BYE FOR NOW.

Personal message being sent.  Noting you are taking a break; we'll chat before you come back.
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« Reply #130 on: January 20, 2019, 03:48:28 pm »

Hallelujah
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« Reply #131 on: January 22, 2019, 10:28:43 pm »

Hallelujah

Steady now.

Where is everyone?.

Down the pub!!!.

Guilty, m'lud, although the pub in question was in Tenerife. I'm back now, and wondering why.
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