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    gih6ygpcv6t36md/F9OA0skHyS/London Cable Car

    was what I meant @SYNACK

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    Quote Originally Posted by VeryPC_Tom_M View Post
    gih6ygpcv6t36md/F9OA0skHyS/London Cable Car

    was what I meant @SYNACK
    Yay, that one worked :-) thanks.


    It's not low is it, good vantage point for photos and a spot of vertego.
    Last edited by SYNACK; 4th February 2013 at 03:40 PM.

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    Quote Originally Posted by witch View Post
    @bossmanAfter that, nuns, bees, tigers, horses were as nothing.
    There were tigers? Darn it ... I must have missed them!

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    Quote Originally Posted by GrumbleDook View Post
    There were tigers? Darn it ... I must have missed them!
    Couldn't let you see them, didn't want any confusion...

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    Quote Originally Posted by AJWhite1970 View Post
    I went across about 10am Saturday morning and it was swinging quite alarmingly in the strong northerly wind esp at the highest bit.... The journey back about 2pm was very pleasant though and the views were stunning.
    If you go over on an evening in darkness, you also get the sound effects of planes! due to the ones that are going in and out of London Central ;-)

    James.

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    Quote Originally Posted by GrumbleDook View Post
    There were tigers? Darn it ... I must have missed them!
    I only saw one. I looked straight into its eyes, but I don't think it noticed me.
    Last edited by witch; 5th February 2013 at 08:29 AM.

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    Quote Originally Posted by X-13 View Post
    I only saw one. I looked straight into its eyes, but I don't think it noticed me.
    You were noticed ... and deemed to cute / innocent / small to eat. It was probably waiting for a tempting morsel such as a purple pony or some chocolate.
    Last edited by witch; 5th February 2013 at 08:29 AM.

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    Quote Originally Posted by GrumbleDook View Post
    and deemed to cute
    Oh you!

    Flattery won't get you root.

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    Why the purple ones?!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Little-Miss View Post
    Why the purple ones?!
    Purple is the best colour, so it makes the best snack?

    Das Edit: @witch... why did you edit mine and @GrumbleDook's posts?
    Last edited by X-13; 5th February 2013 at 09:01 AM.

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    Because there is no apostrophe in "its" when using it in the possessive form (his, hers, its). It should have one, but it doesn't because the apostrophe is reserved for the shortening of "it is"
    Pedantic?
    Me?
    NEVER!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by witch View Post
    Because there is no apostrophe in "its" when using it in the possessive form (his, hers, its). It should have one, but it doesn't because the apostrophe is reserved for the shortening of "it is"
    Pedantic?
    Me?
    NEVER!!
    I'm imagining you pulling a face like this:

    Attachment 17032

    "Bad grammar... Bad grammar everywhere... must... edit..."

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    Quote Originally Posted by witch View Post
    Because there is no apostrophe in "its" when using it in the possessive form (his, hers, its). It should have one, but it doesn't because the apostrophe is reserved for the shortening of "it is"
    Pedantic?
    Me?
    NEVER!!
    Did you see this beauty when you were at BETT?

    BETT 2013-726051078.jpg

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    I know, I know. I do try very hard to ignore it but it is soooooooo hard.
    Besides, I'm not a brilliant techie so I have to be good at something - CVs and grammar (with a side serving of spelling) - that's what I do.
    Yes, I did see that one - it is obviously a typo but why on earth it wasn't picked up before they printed it out several feet tall is beyond me

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    Quote Originally Posted by SYSMAN_MK View Post
    Did you see this beauty when you were at BETT?
    That's the legitist of legit spelling.

    Dosen't = dose not.

    It's their anti-drugs campaign.

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