AleisterCrowley

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AleisterCrowley replied to the Does Anybody Know? board. 13:24

Re: Lenny Henry, job on the railways

Every time I've been through for quite a while. Did spot the Poppy Appeal thing which prompted the question, but Lenny (if it is he) is 'permanent' based on samples several months apart.

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AleisterCrowley posted to the Does Anybody Know? board. 11:46

Lenny Henry, job on the railways

Is it him doing the announcements at Birmingham New St??! (Obviously not 'real time' ...)

Tue Oct 28

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AleisterCrowley replied to the Beerpig's Snug board. 10:49

Re: Top cover versions

Pretty reasonable apart from Whitney....
The Stranglers' tune is a classic.

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AleisterCrowley replied to the Beerpig's Snug board. 10:44

Re: New Rail networks

I don't like working from home particularly. I don't like the commute to work, but I find the daily interaction with colleagues essential - OK so there's stuff like Lync/IM/phone calls, but nothing beats grabbing a tea and having a chat in the [more]

Mon Oct 27

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AleisterCrowley replied to the Does Anybody Know? board. 16:43

Re: A thankyou present for a solicitor

Vintage port....

Sun Oct 26

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AleisterCrowley replied to the Beerpig's Snug board. 10:22

Re: Poll: Tenner Dilemma

Single notes and coins ? I keep them as there's no way to get them back to the right person.
Putting money in charity collection boxes is inefficient - if you feel the need to donate, do it online with GiftAid

Thu Oct 23

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AleisterCrowley replied to the Beerpig's Snug board. 20:45

Re: Your favourite album ever

Best Album polls usually feature Revolver, OK Computer, and Sgt Pepper in the top 5.
I'd certainly rate the first two. Another regular high scorer is Pet Sounds which I really don't ' get'

Tue Oct 21

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AleisterCrowley replied to the Beerpig's Snug board. 22:03

Re: Tuesday footie

Good to see Wolves winning again after a few recent blips

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AleisterCrowley replied to the Grumpy Old Fools board. 16:02

Re: PIN numbers

LED diode?
VHS system ( that is OK if you use the original meaning and not the backronym)

Sun Oct 19

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AleisterCrowley replied to the Beerpig's Snug board. 18:52

Re: Your favourite album ever

Back in Black, Physical Graffiti, Wish You Were Here....

Fri Oct 17

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AleisterCrowley replied to the Beerpig's Snug board. 17:42

Re: The Best Man

Best one I've been to!
Who actually enjoys the speeches ?? Most people want to enjoy themselves and have a bit of social intercourse...

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AleisterCrowley replied to the Beerpig's Snug board. 16:32

Re: The Best Man

I've done it once but it was a strictly 'no speeches' wedding, so my role was reduced to that of minder and ring wrangler...

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AleisterCrowley replied to the Beerpig's Snug board. 11:52

Re: Joint Warrior 2014

Ah, one of those pointing at the pointy end photos...

Any photo of some new hardware / electronics always has 'bloke in a white coat with a screwdriver' pretending to adjust said hardware - regardless of what it is (air-to-air missile , [more]

Tue Oct 14

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AleisterCrowley posted to the Beerpig's Snug board. 21:59

Russell Hobbs

The 'steam' button on my Russell Hobbs (model 19220) steam iron has stuck down for some reason. Make ironing more difficult, although the 'spray' button still functions. I always use 'ironing water' so it's not scaled up.
I've been depressed [more]

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AleisterCrowley replied to the Grumpy Old Fools board. 21:54

Re: Tesco: How do I hate thee...

Considering the etymology, 'nob' or 'nobby' would have meant 'a person of wealth or high social position' or 'posh/fancy'
Indeed. Led Zeppelin, threatened with a lawsuit by one of the Zeppelin family, had to tour Germany as 'The [more]

Fri Oct 10

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AleisterCrowley replied to the Beerpig's Snug board. 13:27

Re: Corporate Hospitality

I've done Glastonbury on a (free) corporate ticket.
Better toilets, and less of a queue at the 'backstage' bar (not the artists' inner sanctum)
That's it really. Think they were just shy of £400 (normal ticket was ~£200 then)

Sat Oct 4

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AleisterCrowley replied to the Beerpig's Snug board. 14:45

Re: Poverty in the 1960s and 70s

Wheelbarrow ?!

Luxury ...

Fri Oct 3

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AleisterCrowley replied to the Beerpig's Snug board. 19:44

Re: Poverty in the 1960s and 70s

But there was a right corker about 1977
-there was a pretty bad one in the early 80s IIRC
We had temps below -20 several nights in Shropshire (brr)

Mon Sep 29

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AleisterCrowley replied to the Does Anybody Know? board. 10:35

Re: Excel unprintable chars, make visible??

Just tried that - works well, a good diagnostic tool! Thanks

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