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Old 06 November 2009, 15:42   #11
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Now now, no need to be bringin' pollyticz into it. You're just tetchy 'cos that one little sample package of Perforated Prophylactics made it to it's destination
Tetchy!?! Tetchy!?!?! I paid you good money for that stuff and the lumps are still there!!!
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Old 06 November 2009, 15:45   #12
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For the purposes of the sea rider lot can this be £8 - £12 of duck tape or shuttering ply?

Or you could sponsor a sheepdog, give him some training at running in circles, hang him from a long rope under a helicopter over a field (heres where the training element comes in), hey presto the field is clear of sheep & you have..................a Welsh airport.
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Old 06 November 2009, 17:28   #13
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Sounds like a good idea to me (the original one, not the sheepdog one :-) )... it can't be worse than the Secret Santa I have to do at work anyway. I've got the new boss, who's been recently transferred from a closed branch, and the only vaguely interesting thing about him is he's a bit of a health nut, so I can't even get him chocolates !

You lot could be more fun, but seriously no one send me gaffa tape cos I do already have loads of it. Orange paint could be useful. I would say so would a sheepdog but I still haven't got a good way to keep him entertained while I'm at work or I'd have already signed up to get one from a rescue.
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Old 07 November 2009, 04:07   #14
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Just an idea but ....... see what you think.....
Seems like a nice idea.

Have you had many PMs yet?
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Old 07 November 2009, 04:27   #15
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What about a Ribster Christmas knitting competition we could all knit wooly hats and mits for each other wouldn't it be a hoot of a Christmas morning for us all to go out on our boats dressed in our own ribster knitted attire
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Old 07 November 2009, 05:29   #16
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We did a Secret Santa at the Rib.net Solent Christmas dinner for the last few years and it worked very well.

Unfortunately I'm not organizing a dinner this year for various reasons.

Last year turned into a bit of a headache when the Restaurant went into administration a few days beforehand, and I had people from all over the country and abroad descending on Gosport to eat.
Plus a lot of the annual trophies hand made by yours truly and others went to people the year before who have now stopped contributing to the forum, and didnít answer PMs to return them.
It was a good idea for the 4 years we did it, with over 40 people attending each year, but I think itís run itís course now for a while.
I donít mind organising it, so will be happy re-instate it next year if there is enough interest.

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Old 07 November 2009, 12:34   #17
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I donít mind organising it, so will be happy re-instate it next year if there is enough interest.

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Would be happy to lend a hand organising it for next year as it is a good laugh
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Old 07 November 2009, 12:56   #18
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Seems like a nice idea.

Have you had many PMs yet?
Not really - just one - so it looks like a duff idea
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I donít mind organising it, so will be happy re-instate it next year if there is enough interest.

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Would also be happy to help out Nasher

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Not really - just one - so it looks like a duff idea
Yep

Are you also in the W.I. and on your local council + village hall committee
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