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    • Upsidedown Bear
    • By Upsidedown Bear 29th Oct 15, 2:22 PM
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    The Alphabetty Happy Chatty thread
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    • 29th Oct 15, 2:22 PM
    The Alphabetty Happy Chatty thread 29th Oct 15 at 2:22 PM
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    • colinw
    • By colinw 12th Jul 18, 4:25 PM
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    Afternoon Colin!



    Alfie xxx
    Originally posted by AlfieBlue
    Alfie, I think you and I should have a Colin sandwich, don't you?
    Originally posted by Pyxis
    But this little piggy was wrong
    • Sleazy
    • By Sleazy 12th Jul 18, 4:31 PM
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    I still want to know why you are scared of 10k posts, Sleazy?


    Is it a 10k post superstition?

    If so............I'm still here!

    Or am I? Whoooooooooooooooooo!
    Originally posted by Pyxis
    Who ssid that?

    Poisette, was that you? Thought I saw your bobble over the fence ....

    More of a joke - not superstitious at all, even though ERNIE keeps missing off several zeros when he sends me stuff. Got this month's £125 paid into my account a couple of says ago btw, so .

    I like numbers though, would like to see £999,999.99 in all of my accounts. .
    I suppose I must have 10 accounts in various places, so £10m?

    I'd rather be eccentric than egocentric
    • Pyxis
    • By Pyxis 12th Jul 18, 4:37 PM
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    But this little piggy was wrong
    Originally posted by colinw
    And, have you never been wrong?



    Tommix kept being wrong, but you're not eating him, are you?
    (I just lurve spiders! )
    INFJ(Turbulent).

    Her Greenliness Baroness Pyxis of the Alphabetty, Pinnacle of Peadom
    Founder Member: 'WIMPS ANONYMOUS' and 'VICTIMS of the RANDOM HEDGEHOG'
    I'm in a clique! It's a clique of one! It's a unique clique!
    • Sleazy
    • By Sleazy 12th Jul 18, 4:40 PM
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    And, have you never been wrong?


    Tommix kept being wrong, but you're not eating him, are you?
    Originally posted by Pyxis
    Have you ever tried horse meat!
    Apparently they eat horse in France. Or used to, anyway.

    I'd rather be eccentric than egocentric
    • AlfieBlue
    • By AlfieBlue 12th Jul 18, 4:42 PM
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    Alfie, I think you and I should have a Colin sandwich, don't you?
    Originally posted by Pyxis
    Excellent idea!


    Make it a ginormous club sarnie ...... skewered!



    Alfie xxx
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    • Pyxis
    • By Pyxis 12th Jul 18, 4:43 PM
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    Have you ever tried horse meat!
    Apparently they eat horse in France. Or used to, anyway.
    Originally posted by Sleazy
    They still do, and in Italy.


    I had some once when I was a teenager. Can't remember what it was like, though.

    And no, I didn't have the galloping runs afterwards!
    (I just lurve spiders! )
    INFJ(Turbulent).

    Her Greenliness Baroness Pyxis of the Alphabetty, Pinnacle of Peadom
    Founder Member: 'WIMPS ANONYMOUS' and 'VICTIMS of the RANDOM HEDGEHOG'
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    • Sleazy
    • By Sleazy 12th Jul 18, 5:02 PM
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    They still do, and in Italy.


    I had some once when I was a teenager. Can't remember what it was like, though.

    And no, I didn't have the galloping runs afterwards!
    Originally posted by Pyxis
    So we could call you the Galloping Gourmet .... although I believe Graham Kerr was male, so I'll stick with Poisette for now ...

    I'd rather be eccentric than egocentric
    • Pyxis
    • By Pyxis 12th Jul 18, 6:41 PM
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    So we could call you the Galloping Gourmet .... although I believe Graham Kerr was male, so I'll stick with Poisette for now ...
    Originally posted by Sleazy

    Nay, maybe it's why I have a beautiful mane?
    (I just lurve spiders! )
    INFJ(Turbulent).

    Her Greenliness Baroness Pyxis of the Alphabetty, Pinnacle of Peadom
    Founder Member: 'WIMPS ANONYMOUS' and 'VICTIMS of the RANDOM HEDGEHOG'
    I'm in a clique! It's a clique of one! It's a unique clique!
    • Sleazy
    • By Sleazy 12th Jul 18, 7:27 PM
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    Nay, maybe it's why I have a beautiful mane?
    Originally posted by Pyxis
    There's those with manes on their heads and those with manes on their chins. And those with both.

    My manly mane is mainly on my menton, although I categorically deny having French Blood in my veins.

    I'd rather be eccentric than egocentric
    • Pyxis
    • By Pyxis 12th Jul 18, 8:52 PM
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    There's those with manes on their heads and those with manes on their chins. And those with both.

    My manly mane is mainly on my menton, although I categorically deny having French Blood in my veins.
    Originally posted by Sleazy
    oh I don't know, you keep coming out with the old parlez-vous sharpish enough!

    Maybe a French matelot stopped off in Croatia a couple of generations ago?
    (I just lurve spiders! )
    INFJ(Turbulent).

    Her Greenliness Baroness Pyxis of the Alphabetty, Pinnacle of Peadom
    Founder Member: 'WIMPS ANONYMOUS' and 'VICTIMS of the RANDOM HEDGEHOG'
    I'm in a clique! It's a clique of one! It's a unique clique!
    • Sleazy
    • By Sleazy 12th Jul 18, 10:00 PM
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    Je ne sais pas Madame.... apparently I do have some Corsican roots (from my mother's side though, which I don't understand).

    I actually get on well with all the Europeans that I've come into contact with. Grew up with Italians, according to wife I look like a 'red' Dutch guy and they seem to like me, I get on ok with Germans too, was ok in Scandinavia and I found the French people pleasant and helpful with my very broken French. Balkan folks are ok too, but I mainly know Romanian rather than Serbo-Croat.

    Even though my father had to leave his homeland because of ethnic issues, I harbour no ill-will whatsoever towards Croatians. Or Albanians because of the Kosovo issue. What's the point? There's an Albanian bus driver here that I chat to frequently. I like him ... why not? Politics are politics, but human beings should get on with each other IMHO. This planet is big enough for all of us without arguing about scraps of land!

    Sleazy lecture on putting the world right over!

    BTW - I do think that if the Government of this country has seen fit to invite the Head Of State of another country (undoubtedly our best ally) here, then we should respect that, regardless of what we may think of him personally.

    TTFN

    I'd rather be eccentric than egocentric
    • AlfieBlue
    • By AlfieBlue 13th Jul 18, 5:25 AM
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    AlfieBlue



    Good morning lovely Alphabettys
    I hope you're all well & raring to goon this thoughtful,
    fun-filled and glorious day!




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    Donate to our charity shops



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    in town.



    Are you a Handbag Hannah?

    Batty about bags, this style-seeker needs no excuse to snap up
    a satchel.



    Are you a Knick-knack Nicola?

    Potty about pottery, this home bird has constant designs on shiny
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    Smoother than a silk shirt, with a designer wardrobe thatís
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    PDSA is the UKís leading veterinary charity. Operating through a
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    and promotes responsible pet ownership.





    https://www.pdsa.org.uk/donate/goods-donations

    ^^ Please refer to site for further info







    Cheltenham PDSA Charity Shop Open Day

    Venue: Indoor

    Cost: Free

    You're invited to a fun-filled open day when Cheltenham PDSA
    Charity Shop hosts special centenary cycling challenge!

    There will be plenty of fun activities as well as refreshments, a
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    Saturday 14th July

    9am - 5pm

    Shoppers in the High Street will also be able to take part in a
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    PDSAís four Directors are simultaneously cycling 100 miles on an
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    PDSA Shop, people can make a donation to the charity and
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    Hailes, by cycling a mile alongside her on an exercise bike.



    Cheltenham PDSA Shop raises funds to help poorly pets in the
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    ^^ Please refer to site for further info






    Have a brilliant and safe day all whatever you have planned. I will
    catch up later.

    Alfie xxx
    MILITARY WIVES CHOIRS
    HELP for HEROES
    WASPI

    Princess Alpha & Chief Faffer of the Alpha-betty thread
    • Pyxis
    • By Pyxis 13th Jul 18, 5:53 AM
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    Je ne sais pas Madame.... apparently I do have some Corsican roots (from my mother's side though, which I don't understand).

    I actually get on well with all the Europeans that I've come into contact with. Grew up with Italians, according to wife I look like a 'red' Dutch guy and they seem to like me, I get on ok with Germans too, was ok in Scandinavia and I found the French people pleasant and helpful with my very broken French. Balkan folks are ok too, but I mainly know Romanian rather than Serbo-Croat.

    Even though my father had to leave his homeland because of ethnic issues, I harbour no ill-will whatsoever towards Croatians. Or Albanians because of the Kosovo issue. What's the point? There's an Albanian bus driver here that I chat to frequently. I like him ... why not? Politics are politics, but human beings should get on with each other IMHO. This planet is big enough for all of us without arguing about scraps of land!

    Sleazy lecture on putting the world right over.

    TTFN
    Originally posted by Sleazy
    I agree, Sleazy.
    In fact, all that is one reason why I do feel a bit uncomfortable about events like the World Cup, the Olympics and Eurovision which are so very, very partisan and jingoistic.
    I wish we could celebrate the skills of footballers, songwriters and athletes without nationality coming into it.

    As for your closing statement, it is difficult to be respectful to a powerful leader who has insulted us and others publicly on Twitter, using Alternative Facts as the reason, and who allows things like this to occur:

    https://www.nytimes.com/2018/07/08/health/world-health-breastfeeding-ecuador-trump.html

    And that's just one example.

    But hey-ho, maybe we all get the leaders we deserve. I expect Bojo will be our next PM.
    (I just lurve spiders! )
    INFJ(Turbulent).

    Her Greenliness Baroness Pyxis of the Alphabetty, Pinnacle of Peadom
    Founder Member: 'WIMPS ANONYMOUS' and 'VICTIMS of the RANDOM HEDGEHOG'
    I'm in a clique! It's a clique of one! It's a unique clique!
    • Sleazy
    • By Sleazy 13th Jul 18, 6:25 AM
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    Morning Alphabetty's .... bones are aching today especially ankles.

    Don't know about Fashionista, Alfie, but I did refer to our Pyxis as a 'dragonista' earlier in the week.

    Know what you mean about Trump, Pyxis. I don't agree with his ideas on lots of stuff, I more meant respect for the decision of HM Government if they've seen fit to invite him over.

    I mean .... flying baby Trump blimp over Westminster?
    Seems rather 'babyish' to me if you'll excuse the pun. I know the guy has no tact and diplomacy - just read on the BBC that he said "Boris would make a great PM" .... whilst enjoying the hospitality of the current PM! The mind boggles ..
    Also made some comments about May's Brexit White Paper, which will no doubt stir things up further .... "Internal Affairs Of Other Countries"?

    I'm lazing around here, best look lively if I'm to escort Mme. to the bus station.

    Catch you again over breakfast I hope ... TTFN

    I'd rather be eccentric than egocentric
    • Pyxis
    • By Pyxis 13th Jul 18, 6:45 AM
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    Morning Alphabetty's .... bones are aching today especially ankles.

    Don't know about Fashionista, Alfie, but I did refer to our Pyxis as a 'dragonista' earlier in the week.

    Know what you mean about Trump, Pyxis. I don't agree with his ideas on lots of stuff, I more meant respect for the decision of HM Government if they've seen fit to invite him over.

    I mean .... flying baby Trump blimp over Westminster?
    Seems rather 'babyish' to me if you'll excuse the pun. I know the guy has no tact and diplomacy - just read on the BBC that he said "Boris would make a great PM" .... whilst enjoying the hospitality of the current PM! The mind boggles ..
    Also made some comments about May's Brexit White Paper, which will no doubt stir things up further .... "Internal Affairs Of Other Countries"?

    I'm lazing around here, best look lively if I'm to escort Mme. to the bus station.

    Catch you again over breakfast I hope ... TTFN
    Originally posted by Sleazy
    i rest my case!
    (I just lurve spiders! )
    INFJ(Turbulent).

    Her Greenliness Baroness Pyxis of the Alphabetty, Pinnacle of Peadom
    Founder Member: 'WIMPS ANONYMOUS' and 'VICTIMS of the RANDOM HEDGEHOG'
    I'm in a clique! It's a clique of one! It's a unique clique!
    • Pyxis
    • By Pyxis 13th Jul 18, 6:50 AM
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    Have I forgotten about the PDSA's centenary last year, or did I blink and miss it?


    Edit........I just knew Alfie would have done something!...........



    https://forums.moneysavingexpert.com/showpost.php?p=73425040&postcount=8463

    And now, of course, I do remember it! I remember reading about Maria Dickin!

    Well done, that Alfie!
    Last edited by Pyxis; 13-07-2018 at 6:56 AM.
    (I just lurve spiders! )
    INFJ(Turbulent).

    Her Greenliness Baroness Pyxis of the Alphabetty, Pinnacle of Peadom
    Founder Member: 'WIMPS ANONYMOUS' and 'VICTIMS of the RANDOM HEDGEHOG'
    I'm in a clique! It's a clique of one! It's a unique clique!
    • Pyxis
    • By Pyxis 13th Jul 18, 7:18 AM
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    Wail! Wail! Wail!


    Why are other places getting rain, but not MEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE!
    (I just lurve spiders! )
    INFJ(Turbulent).

    Her Greenliness Baroness Pyxis of the Alphabetty, Pinnacle of Peadom
    Founder Member: 'WIMPS ANONYMOUS' and 'VICTIMS of the RANDOM HEDGEHOG'
    I'm in a clique! It's a clique of one! It's a unique clique!
    • Sleazy
    • By Sleazy 13th Jul 18, 7:52 AM
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    Wail! Wail! Wail!


    Why are other places getting rain, but not MEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE!
    Originally posted by Pyxis
    None forecast here until next Tuesday ....25 degrees forecast for today, 27 tomorrow and 28 Sunday. But no rain ....

    I'd rather be eccentric than egocentric
    • colinw
    • By colinw 13th Jul 18, 8:09 AM
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    colinw
    Alfie, I think you and I should have a Colin sandwich, don't you?
    Originally posted by Pyxis
    I can assure you little oinky would taste better in a sandwich with mushrooms than I ever would

    And, have you never been wrong?



    Tommix kept being wrong, but you're not eating him, are you?
    Originally posted by Pyxis
    Yes but tommix is always right in his last post where is he anyway......we need his analysis for the final

    Morning All
    • Pyxis
    • By Pyxis 13th Jul 18, 8:30 AM
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    I can assure you little oinky would taste better in a sandwich with mushrooms than I ever would



    Yes but tommix is always right in his last post where is he anyway......we need his analysis for the final

    Morning All
    Originally posted by colinw
    Yes....he was always right after the event!
    What was the name of that thing?
    (Edit...... oh yes... after-timing! )



    Actually, I read somewhere that Marcus was 'urged' towards an England win prediction, so maybe he was 'right' after all, but wasn't allowed to express his view?
    Last edited by Pyxis; 13-07-2018 at 8:33 AM.
    (I just lurve spiders! )
    INFJ(Turbulent).

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    Founder Member: 'WIMPS ANONYMOUS' and 'VICTIMS of the RANDOM HEDGEHOG'
    I'm in a clique! It's a clique of one! It's a unique clique!
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