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The Floodgate.

Discussion in 'Pubs and Eating Out' started by John Marwood, Oct 8, 2015.

  1. proactive

    proactive Behind you with a big stick!

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    Very sad indeed :(
     
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    markpa12003 Well-Known Forumite

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    That's horrible news.

    My thoughts are with Andy and the rest of the family.
     
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    markpa12003 Well-Known Forumite

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    I went passed the floodgate yesterday and it's still closed.

    I can't imagine what the family are going through. Life can be so cruel.
     
  4. Tilly

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    I believe the bar will re-open this evening
     
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    tek-monkey wanna see my snake?

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    No. 7 is open tonight I've heard.
     
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    markpa12003 Well-Known Forumite

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    It's great to hear that the bars are both open. I will be there tomorrow night.
     
  7. basil

    basil don't mention the blinds

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    Enjoyed the Russian Hill earlier, great to have it back......
     
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    Was Andy or Joe working last night? I will be in tonight. I've got no idea what I'm going to say to them both. I'm terrible with knowing the right words to say. It's just sh*t.
     
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    proactive Behind you with a big stick!

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    There is no right thing to say. Nothing you can say can make things any better. Just being there, being yourself and behaving normally is the best you can do.
     
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    basil don't mention the blinds

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    Neither Andy or Joe on the bar last night....
     
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    I went to floodgate on Friday night. The pub was very busy and the quality of beer was superb as usual.

    I did pass on my very best wishes to Andy and the family via the two lovely bar staff working.
     
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  12. tek-monkey

    tek-monkey wanna see my snake?

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    Was in briefly myself.
     
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    tek-monkey wanna see my snake?

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    I'm going to try and finish early on Friday, so I can drop by the wake.
     
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    Tilly Well-Known Forumite

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    I'm told it's a 10 minute stroll from Stoke station
     
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    I can't make Friday. I hope the day goes aswell as it can do.
     
  17. tek-monkey

    tek-monkey wanna see my snake?

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    Yeah, it's not far. Near Pilgrims Pit I believe?
     
  18. Tilly

    Tilly Well-Known Forumite

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    Err

    Wasat?
     
  19. tek-monkey

    tek-monkey wanna see my snake?

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    Another arts type space, Stoke has a few of them.
     
  20. Tilly

    Tilly Well-Known Forumite

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    It would appear it has one less
     

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