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    Awesome! And drawn by Colin's own fair hand (ok I'm going to stop talking about Colin, I'm starting to sound a little bit weird...)
    What an apt prize: Marks and Spencer -> Marks and Sparks, my name is Mark, my nickname is sparks (kind of) and I love biscuits!
    Thanks guys!
    Oh and I've just been handed an envelope from VeryPC containing veggie sweets! Could this day get any better?
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    RE: @sparkeh's name...

    I've always said it Canadian-style. "Spark, eh?"
    Correct.
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    However... you will win no prizes.
    Incorrect.

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    Quote Originally Posted by sparkeh View Post
    Incorrect.
    I was tempting fate to prove me wrong on your behalf.

    I tricked the universe into making you win.

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    Quote Originally Posted by X-13 View Post
    I was tempting fate to prove me wrong on your behalf.

    I tricked the universe into making you win.
    I have a sense of deja vu coming on. I will win biscuits and you will win an Xbone or something...

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    Quote Originally Posted by sparkeh View Post
    I have a sense of deja vu coming on. I will win biscuits and you will win an Xbone or something...
    You will be in awe of my Xbone.

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    Quote Originally Posted by sparkeh View Post
    Awesome! And drawn by Colin's own fair hand (ok I'm going to stop talking about Colin, I'm starting to sound a little bit weird...)
    What an apt prize: Marks and Spencer -> Marks and Sparks, my name is Mark, my nickname is sparks (kind of) and I love biscuits!
    Thanks guys!
    Oh and I've just been handed an envelope from VeryPC containing veggie sweets! Could this day get any better?

    Correct.

    Incorrect.
    Yes! Get in there, I Derren Browned it subconsciously! Marks and Sparks, then pulled out our Sparkeh!

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    I've got to teach a Year 6 to use 2D Primary tomorrow so I thought I'd better practise using it first. Legitimate use of school time, producing a beautiful decoration for the VeryPC Christmas tree AND earning myself a bonus entry into MADvent all in one fell swoop. I am the king of time management.

    cracker.jpg

    By the way, I not actually tried to assemble it but I think it's right. Fold along all of the lines and cut out the hatched parallelograms. You could also do with two little pieces of thin ribbon to tie around the ends but I can't find the button to attach them.

    Edit: Sorry to @VeryPC_Tom_D and @VeryPC_Wayne but I only had space for 12 pics.
    Last edited by StevieM; 5th December 2013 at 04:01 PM.

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    Quote Originally Posted by StevieM View Post
    I've got to teach a Year 6 to use 2D Primary tomorrow so I thought I'd better practise using it first. Legitimate use of school time, producing a beautiful decoration for the VeryPC Christmas tree AND earning myself a bonus entry into MADvent all in one fell swoop. I am the king of time management.

    cracker.jpg

    By the way, I not actually tried to assemble it but I think it's right. Fold along all of the lines and cut out the hatched parallelograms. You could also do with two little pieces of thin ribbon to tie around the ends but I can't find the button to attach them.

    Edit: Sorry to @VeryPC_Tom_D and @VeryPC_Wayne but I only had space for 12 pics.
    Love it!

    Bonus entry for you sir.

    Al

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    Quote Originally Posted by StevieM View Post
    Edit: Sorry to @VeryPC_Tom_D and @VeryPC_Wayne but I only had space for 12 pics.
    I'm sure they'll forgive you.

    There are other members of the team who have not yet made it to the online gallery too, so you don't need to feel too bad, it isn't just those two that won't get pulled this Christmas.

    Al

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    Large chocolatey ball arrived safely in the post this morning. I shall lick it furiously today! Thankye

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    Quote Originally Posted by synaesthesia View Post
    Large chocolatey ball arrived safely in the post this morning. I shall lick it furiously today! Thankye
    You're most welcome.

    May it give you many licks of sweet chocolatey enjoyment.

    Al

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    All this talk of chocolate and I don't have my calendar yet. Which school was it sent to?

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    Quote Originally Posted by bladedanny View Post
    All this talk of chocolate and I don't have my calendar yet. Which school was it sent to?
    The one with the garden on the roof. You know which one I mean?

    *attempts to look mysterious and vague*

    Al

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    Quote Originally Posted by VeryPC View Post
    The one with the garden on the roof. You know which one I mean?
    Sharrow?

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    Quote Originally Posted by VeryPC View Post
    The one with the garden on the roof. You know which one I mean?

    *attempts to look mysterious and vague*

    Al
    Ha, Yes I do indeed know which one you mean. Nope not arrived then, I've just been and asked. Post always seems to take longer the shorter distance it has to go.

    Either that or the Carrier pigeon has decided to have a rest on our lovely Green Roof which is very nice at the moment (webcams coming soon) and has just left my calendar up there.

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    Quote Originally Posted by X-13 View Post
    I was going to say there's not much point in hiding it as there aren't that many schools with a green roof in Sheffield.

    Bonus entry for @X-13 for guessing right?

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