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Old 22 September 2005, 17:43   #1
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Off to Southampton tomorrow.

Taken a day off, off-loaded the kids and off to the SIB tomorrow. So whats good and worth tracking down then? I'll be heading for the Boat and Jetski World stand to look at an empty space and watch the tumble weed blow around . Might bump into Nugent looking forlornly for his 200 Opti. So if anyone else is there and fancies a Guinness and a laugh watching my Missus dying of boredom , let me now.
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Old 22 September 2005, 17:54   #2
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thats a shame, would have been good to have bumped into you there, never mind, have fun looking, sunseeker stand is amazing as usual. get your mrs some nice flowers and take her to dinner and spoil her and perhaps she wont be so bored!!!!!!
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Nope, clothes will do the trick! Promised her some new Musto kit in an "Ellen" stylie to stop her moaning that she's cold on night trips and huddling on the floor behind the consol. Might splash out and treat her to a half of guinness and a "Hog Roast" sandwich with apple sauce! Hey, us Cornish boys know 'ow to treat a women!
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Best bit of the whole show is the Ribcraft stand - right by the entrance to the Sunseaker area.

but then I'm biased (as I'm waiting for a boat from them)

To be honest as someone who has just ordered a boat most of the show was of little interest to me - I spent the whole day running around the various electronics and chandlery stalls playing them off against each other to get a good price (having a pocket PC with internet was useful to compare with online prices) and then a mad rush round at the end of the day buying stuff from the stalls which had the best price for the things i wanted.

Food is well expensive there - like 4.90 for a plain hot dog.

Still it was a good day out - worth the 12.50 to get in if for no other reasons to see all the latest gadgets you can get for you boats.

I was a bit confused at one stand that was selling bolt crops - which to me is a tool for stealing boats - not using them...
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Nope, clothes will do the trick! Promised her some new Musto kit in an "Ellen" stylie to stop her moaning that she's cold on night trips and huddling on the floor behind the consol. Might splash out and treat her to a half of guinness and a "Hog Roast" sandwich with apple sauce! Hey, us Cornish boys know 'ow to treat a women!
so the girls down your neck of the woods sure know a good time then, a pasty and a bunkup in the back of a rib on a sat night, mrs will be jealous now....;-)
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Funny you should say that, I was driving through Meva the other night and saw a girl stood on a corner eating fish and chips with her knickers around her ankles. I pulled over and asked her the way to Portmellon and mentioned that her knickers were around her ankles. She said " Bloody Hell! has he gone?!!"
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Funny you should say that, I was driving through Meva the other night and saw a girl stood on a corner eating fish and chips with her knickers around her ankles. I pulled over and asked her the way to Portmellon and mentioned that her knickers were around her ankles. She said " Bloody Hell! has he gone?!!"
the mrs and i are pissing ourselves here, u are indeed a star, fancy meeting up after the show for a beer just up the m3 from southampton?
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the mrs and i are pissing ourselves here, u are indeed a star, fancy meeting up after the show for a beer just up the m3 from southampton?
Why?! Was it Her?!!! You didn't leave her there like that?!! If it had been me, I'd of nicked her chips, then buggered off!
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Nutter have a great day up there, hav u got ur passport?

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Nutter have a great day up there, hav u got ur passport?

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