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The brighter side of lockdown

Discussion in 'General Chat' started by Thehooperman, Apr 25, 2020.

  1. staffordjas

    staffordjas Well-Known Forumite

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    I always loved that song...will be thinking of Corona now when I hear it ...
     
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    I've associated the song with the word "Corona" ever since "Nine Coronas" in the 1990s.
     
  3. staffordjas

    staffordjas Well-Known Forumite

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    Just heard that version for the first time :lol:
     
  4. BobClay

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    The solar corona ….. :eek: … now the Sun's got it as well ….. :o

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    17394AC6-6DD4-4136-8BD4-D3F90A1F1C9B.jpeg Just popped into the Tesco Express on the Stone Road and the idiot customers in there showed no semblance of social distancing or following the direction arrows.

    Whilst there I spotted they had Adnams Ghost Ship pale ale so I purchased 3 off bottles of said drink.

    Unfortunately in my haste to exit the shop I seem to have purchased the child version of the drink. Oh well it is a school night after all :)
     
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    0.5% !!! … I'd do what Donald Trump does. Top it up with Domestos, or Dettol … or if you're really daring … Harpic. :teef:
     
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  7. Thehooperman

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    Luckily I have some bottles of the adult version of Ghost Ship which is 4.5% so I may try mixing the two (beers not Domestos).
     
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    In recent weeks I've been drinking more of this stuff than I should. Unfortunately it has a strange side effect: after a few glasses you get the urge to put on two cross chested bandoliers of large calibre ammunition (for a gun that would normally be mounted in an aircraft wing,) put on a sombrero about the same diameter as a bicycle wheel and confront people on remote footpaths and say: "Hey gringo, you're my friend." :P

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    tek-monkey wanna see my snake?

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    Just got my first ever segment record while running. OK, only out of 177 people, but I'm still the fastest! :xd:
     
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    Last of the bluebells - faded beauty - got there before they were nothing, though.
     
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    All things bright and beautiful
    All creatures great and small
    All things wise and wonderful
    The Chinese eat them all ;)
     
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    proactive Behind you with a big stick!

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    Oh dear :(
     
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    Indeed.
     
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    littleme 250,000th poster!

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    Just (jokingly) told minime that she's grounded for making the house smell of burnt pancakes...

    Grounded! (she's not left the house for 10 weeks now).
     
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    Minime left the house today! First time in 10 weeks. A trip out to the supermarket, next week - the bank to deposit cheques she's been hording....
     
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    tek-monkey wanna see my snake?

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    Just (and I mean only just!) broke my 10k personal best today :)
     
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    That must feel like a real weight has been lifted.
     
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    Very much so, I was beginning to really worry.
     
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