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Re: What you're doing

Postby ORK (Original Red Kite) » Thu Apr 20, 2017 9:35 am

pomfob wrote:
ORK (Original Red Kite) wrote:
atombowl65 wrote:So is there a classification for mountains higher than 3000 feet and if so can we call them Barkers?

Sadly, some geezer named Munro got there first.


Is it right that hills over 1,000 feet are known as Marilyns?

Done a handful of Munroes, some were fun, some less so. Should pick that up again. Going to see bands all the time gets in the way a bit.

It's complicated and verging on too interesting for this thread?! Fuck it - threadjack!!

Marilyns are the "Relative Hills of Britain" (devised by Alan Dawson), they make up all the hills in the UK that rise at least 150 metres above their surrounding land.

All of the Corbetts and Grahams (very sad tale behind this one) and the majority of the Munros are also Marilyns. The Scottish Marilyns below 2000 feet in height, i.e. those in Scotland that do not appear on any of the other hill lists, are known as the Sub-2000's.

You did ask, let's not get started on Hughs; Donalds; Humps; Tumps; or Tops.
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Re: What you're doing

Postby pomfob » Thu Apr 20, 2017 10:01 am

ORK (Original Red Kite) wrote:
pomfob wrote:Is it right that hills over 1,000 feet are known as Marilyns?

Done a handful of Munroes, some were fun, some less so. Should pick that up again. Going to see bands all the time gets in the way a bit.

It's complicated and verging on too interesting for this thread?! Fuck it - threadjack!!

Marilyns are the "Relative Hills of Britain" (devised by Alan Dawson), they make up all the hills in the UK that rise at least 150 metres above their surrounding land.

All of the Corbetts and Grahams (very sad tale behind this one) and the majority of the Munros are also Marilyns. The Scottish Marilyns below 2000 feet in height, i.e. those in Scotland that do not appear on any of the other hill lists, are known as the Sub-2000's.

You did ask, let's not get started on Hughs; Donalds; Humps; Tumps; or Tops.


Crikey! I knew there were a couple of classifications beyond Munros, but I didn't realise it was that tricky. You're right, verges on interesting, let's pack it in immediately.
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Re: What you're doing

Postby pomfob » Wed Apr 26, 2017 4:19 pm

Chiropractor's appointment after work. Need to keep the spine in working order.
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Re: What you're doing

Postby cawseetiger » Thu May 04, 2017 10:50 am

Project inductions + D&A testing...oh the joy of handling piss! Then again some folk (I believe) pay good money for that type of thing..
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Re: What you're doing

Postby devonmaid » Thu May 04, 2017 7:48 pm

I was sat at the reception desk at work earlier with a Bearded Dragon, a Turkey and long haired stray cat who were all patiently
waiting for their appointments with the vet.
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Re: What you're doing

Postby Blackout » Thu May 11, 2017 3:48 pm

Here's a context-free image off my phone, something I was doing at work this morning.
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Re: What you're doing

Postby Rake » Fri May 19, 2017 11:59 am

devonmaid wrote:I was sat at the reception desk at work earlier with a Bearded Dragon, a Turkey and long haired stray cat who were all patiently
waiting for their appointments with the vet.


Nothing nearly as interesting as that. Reading a project requirements document and listening to A Small Country by Churn Milk Joan, surprisingly compatible.
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Re: What you're doing

Postby atombowl65 » Fri Jun 09, 2017 10:56 am

Four hours ago... ransacking the larder for ancient bottles of obscure Scandinavian liquors.
Right now, less so. Jeremy Corbyn you beautiful beardy little conundrum.
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Re: What you're doing

Postby Thing2 » Wed Jun 14, 2017 12:21 am

There is a mosquito. Somewhere. In this room.
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Re: What you're doing

Postby redc » Wed Jun 14, 2017 10:38 am

..Queer, how you stalk and prowl the air
In circles and evasions, enveloping me,
Ghoul on wings
Winged Victory.

Settle, and stand on long thin shanks
Eyeing me sideways, and cunningly conscious that I am aware,
You speck.

I hate the way you lurch off sideways into air
Having read my thoughts against you.

Come then, let us play at unawares,
And see who wins in this sly game of bluff.
Man or mosquito.

You don't know that I exist, and I don't know that you exist.
Now then!

It is your trump
It is your hateful little trump
You pointed fiend,
Which shakes my sudden blood to hatred of you:
It is your small, high, hateful bugle in my ear..

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drawing behind him
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Re: What you're doing

Postby Skinku » Wed Jun 21, 2017 3:08 pm

Vaping in my underwear.
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Re: What you're doing

Postby Heartland » Fri Jul 13, 2018 2:30 pm

Just shoehorned the word Greenery into a technical highway report
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Re: What you're doing

Postby Heartland » Sun Feb 17, 2019 12:05 am

Just had a bath (well it is Saturday)

Immediately prior to that, I took no small delight in being told that Crewe Alexandra's captain is called George Ray.

What a night.
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