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What made you laugh today?

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Re: What made you laugh today?

Post by stevep22 » Fri May 11, 2018 3:46 pm

One small joke that I did quite like:

Walking past a house today and I saw a Lion and a Witch carrying a Wardrobe up to the door. 'What are you doing?' I said and they replied 'It's Narnia business...'
(I'm here all week)

Steve

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Re: What made you laugh today?

Post by johnhowe » Mon May 14, 2018 11:01 am

On the pavement in Greasby where I live is a notice that states Psychic Reading on the 12th, June, 2018.
It does'nt indicate where the event is to take place, perhaps you have to be a psychic to attend.
I thought it was quite amusing

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Re: What made you laugh today?

Post by johnhowe » Tue May 15, 2018 3:09 pm

On this occasion instead of laugh I would change the title to smile. Several years ago I came across dozens of DVDs which were donated to our railway they were entitled Dave's Railways journeys in Switzerland, Holland, France, Germany, some were passenger, some were freight, they were all reasonably priced. Dave had a distinctive voice.

Today I was at New Brighton photographing the shipping coming and going from Gladstone & Langton Dock.
I got into conversation with an Ex Railway Signalman who had worked on the Settle to Carlisle Railway line.

I said to him you know you sound like Dave from Daves Railway Films, he said the reason is I am Dave I sold
my DVD company a few years ago and I now concentrate on shipping but only as a hobby.
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Nighthawke
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Re: What made you laugh today?

Post by Nighthawke » Tue May 15, 2018 3:17 pm

It's a small world :)

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Re: What made you laugh today?

Post by AndrewBarclay » Thu May 17, 2018 7:04 pm

Headline in todays Daily Telegraph " Defence needs NHS budget" What made me smile was that the
the reporter had such a good english name Anna Mikhailova Political Correspondent.

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Re: What made you laugh today?

Post by Tally-ho » Fri May 18, 2018 6:53 am

With all the wah-wah about this weekend's wedding, I came across this headline:-

"Bus offering refuge to Windsor's homeless is seized by police ahead of Harry and Meghan's wedding" (The Mirror)
https://www.msn.com/en-gb/news/uknews/b ... spartanntp

It shows pictures of this overly decorated bus for rough sleepers and coppers patrolling the streets with automatic weapons; how normality changes in the wink of an eye because some royalty / celebrities / socialites are getting married.

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Mark
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Re: What made you laugh today?

Post by Mark » Fri May 18, 2018 10:12 am

johnhowe wrote:
Tue May 15, 2018 3:09 pm
On this occasion instead of laugh I would change the title to smile. Several years ago I came across dozens of DVDs which were donated to our railway they were entitled Dave's Railways journeys in Switzerland, Holland, France, Germany, some were passenger, some were freight, they were all reasonably priced. Dave had a distinctive voice.

Today I was at New Brighton photographing the shipping coming and going from Gladstone & Langton Dock.
I got into conversation with an Ex Railway Signalman who had worked on the Settle to Carlisle Railway line.

I said to him you know you sound like Dave from Daves Railway Films, he said the reason is I am Dave I sold
my DVD company a few years ago and I now concentrate on shipping but only as a hobby.
You caught any of ours yet Frank?
http://www.flickr.com/photos/mark_holt_photography/" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

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Re: What made you laugh today?

Post by eagle driver » Fri May 18, 2018 10:27 am

Every pub should do this , thinking that tomorrow pubs will be busy with people trying to get away from the R W
ImageAAxrKz9 by eagle driver, on Flickr
And as per this pub in Derbyshire if anyone mentions the R W , on the spot fines will be imposed to anyone who mentions it
all proceeds going to Charity of course.

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Re: What made you laugh today?

Post by baz1 » Fri May 18, 2018 2:45 pm

Tally-ho wrote:
Fri May 18, 2018 6:53 am
With all the wah-wah about this weekend's wedding, I came across this headline:-

"Bus offering refuge to Windsor's homeless is seized by police ahead of Harry and Meghan's wedding" (The Mirror)
https://www.msn.com/en-gb/news/uknews/b ... spartanntp

It shows pictures of this overly decorated bus for rough sleepers and coppers patrolling the streets with automatic weapons; how normality changes in the wink of an eye because some royalty / celebrities / socialites are getting married.
its a vehicle easy target and big enough to see. :D

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Re: What made you laugh today?

Post by EF-111 » Fri May 18, 2018 9:48 pm

This shocking story regarding poor timekeeping on the Japanese railway made me laugh this week, can't ever imagine the same thing happening in this country :lol:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-42009839

Steve

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Re: What made you laugh today?

Post by C24 » Sun May 20, 2018 5:37 am

:thumb: Shooting myself in the foot with this one.

Recent changes to the forum. I really cannot remember how it used to be. At least ' Login ' is still the same although my fingers are also still larger than the tablet keyboard so more than one attempt is normal.
It took ten years to work the meaning of the little icon thingies, now another set. I love it :thumb:
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