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Posted by Track fiddler on Thursday, February 29, 2024 7:28 PM

POST HOG!!!

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Good grief Dick, my mistake, but you'll be alright

 

Not only your mistake.  Mine also.  I kept calling it downtown until I got corrected.

 

Exactly Dick, What the heck is Downton anyway? 

My truck is 3/4 ton suspension, and 20 years old.  I've been hauling lots of heavy crap back there through the years.  The box is starting to sag next to the cab about 3/4 of an inch down now.

Is that (Down-ton)?

 

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Posted by Track fiddler on Thursday, February 29, 2024 6:56 PM

York1

I had no idea there were others like me! 

 

I'm surprised you didn't.  There's lots of us like you JohnPirate

 

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Posted by maxman on Thursday, February 29, 2024 6:47 PM

Track fiddler
Good grief Dick, my mistake, but you'll be alright

Not only your mistake.  Mine also.  I kept calling it downtown until I got corrected.

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Posted by Track fiddler on Thursday, February 29, 2024 6:03 PM

Good grief Dick, my mistake, but you'll be alrightPirate...Laugh

And it seems by looking at your new provided information, they didn't spell the title of the show correcklyIndifferent

Evan though the spell check may have been corrected, I'll try to pay more attention here in the near futureWink

 

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Posted by maxman on Thursday, February 29, 2024 5:48 PM

Track fiddler
Downtown Abbey?, never even heard of it.  Is she Hot?  Sounds like some inner city hooker

If it was Downtown Abbey and about a lady of the evening I might have watched it.  But it is not Downtown, it is DownTon.  And I won't watch anything where they can't spell correctly (and I'll now wait for someone to tell me that correctly is spelled c o r r e c t l y).

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Posted by Track fiddler on Thursday, February 29, 2024 5:27 PM

Good evening

We better make that six.

Downtown Abbey?, never even heard of it.  Is she Hot?  Sounds like some inner city hooker.  But then again, I'm not prone to watching too much TV like my Ju-Ju does.  Always find something else to fiddle around with if not too tired from hitting-er hard down the hall.  

I'm happy to report, I'm almost done down there.  Thank goodness.  I'm gonna take two weeks off, and work on the layout where things got left off.

John's got a bathroom ceiling that needs to be repaired on the second floor, from the third floor toilet that was leaking for too long.  These idiots don't report anything when the problem first starts.  Guess that would make too much sense, and make it too easy to take care ofTongue Tied

Also, there's some drywall repair, where Door Glass & Company replaced a window, but that's gonna get put on the back burner for awhile as wellWhistling

 

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Posted by York1 on Thursday, February 29, 2024 4:35 PM

I had no idea there were others like me!  Even so, my wife is not impressed.  She loved the show.

York1 John       

I asked my doctor if I gave up delicious food and all alcohol, would I live longer?  He said, "No, but it will seem longer."

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Posted by "JaBear" on Thursday, February 29, 2024 1:59 PM

maxman
howmus make that three.....! Now at least four.

# 5, here!!!Smile

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Posted by CNCharlie on Thursday, February 29, 2024 1:06 PM

Good Afternoon,

We have started watching Downton  again as they are running it again here on the CBC. I find it generally to be well done. Every day at 4 an episode which we record to watch later. 

On our way out shortly to drop off some donations to Wildlife Haven which is a rescue centre just south of the city. 

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Posted by maxman on Thursday, February 29, 2024 1:02 PM

howmus
make that three.....!

Now at least four.

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Posted by howmus on Thursday, February 29, 2024 12:47 PM

richhotrain

 

York1

I believe I am the only person in the world who did not watch a single episode of Downton Abbey. 

Make that two of us, John.

 

Rich

 

 
make that three.....!
 
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Posted by NorthBrit on Thursday, February 29, 2024 12:14 PM

Yes John.  And each series.  Not a speaking part, but there nontheless.

He is good friends with Allen Leech  who plays Tom Branson, the Irishman.

 

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Posted by York1 on Thursday, February 29, 2024 11:35 AM

NorthBrit
Downton Abbey Seen all the episodes.  Got to do really as our son is in some of them.

 

OK, David!  Was he in any of the first season?  If so, I probably saw him.

York1 John       

I asked my doctor if I gave up delicious food and all alcohol, would I live longer?  He said, "No, but it will seem longer."

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Posted by NorthBrit on Thursday, February 29, 2024 10:39 AM

Good afternoon  Diners.   A cup of Jasmine Tea and a scone with jam please, Chloe.

 

Downton Abbey

Seen all the episodes.  Got to do really as our son is in some of them.  Big Smile

 

Going to spend an hour in the train room.

 

David

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Posted by gmpullman on Thursday, February 29, 2024 10:06 AM

Track fiddler
PS.   Where's my buddy Ed?  Things aren't quite the same without his positive glow around hereSmile, Wink & Grin

Oh, I'm here 'copyin' the mail' as the CBers used to say. We got a quick snow storm overnight and you'd think every plow and salt truck was up on blocks. My county had everything cleared but to my north, Lake County, there wasn't a plow in sight and several wrecks had some roads closed so I had to take a detour that made me ten minutes late to my appointment Bang Head

The Hiawatha twins are here to cheer the place up!

 

 Milwaukee Matrons by Edmund, on Flickr

These girls just chatted and giggled all night so I didn't get a wink of sleep!

 Pullman_NYC-suite by Edmund, on Flickr

Next time I'll get a roomette — Pullman comfort, indeed!

Cheers, Ed

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Posted by Attuvian1 on Thursday, February 29, 2024 9:58 AM

York1

I believe I am the only person in the world who did not watch a single episode of Downton Abbey.  

Take comfort, York John.  I will now take up your vacated honor along with my sweetie.  Social commentary series are not our cup of tea (an apt phrase, I guess).

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Posted by richhotrain on Thursday, February 29, 2024 9:57 AM

York1

I believe I am the only person in the world who did not watch a single episode of Downton Abbey.  

Make that two of us, John.

Rich

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Posted by York1 on Thursday, February 29, 2024 9:03 AM

Good morning, diners.  Chloe, I'll have bacon, eggs, and coffee, please.

Today looks like a good day.  It's windy and cold outside, so I can work on the streetcar shelter and other layout projects all day.

Last year, my daughters gave my wife a subscription to BritBox so she could watch her favorite shows from David's part of the world.  She has pretty much watched everything she wants, so we will let the subscription expire.

I believe I am the only person in the world who did not watch a single episode of Downton Abbey.  Sooooo, before the BritBox subscription expires, I decided I should watch it.  I made it through the first season, but I'm not going to go any further.  It's too much time spent on something I found I don't really want to see.

February 29th -- the last day for 'named' trains:  The Northern Pacific's North Coast Limited.

 

 

Have a good day, everyone.  For those with health issues, I hope you can have some relief today.

York1 John       

I asked my doctor if I gave up delicious food and all alcohol, would I live longer?  He said, "No, but it will seem longer."

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Posted by Track fiddler on Thursday, February 29, 2024 6:53 AM

Good morning

Can't believe how fast we flew through February.  Charlie said it best, "Lifes like a toilet paper roll, time starts going by faster when your nearing the end of the roll" Laugh  Someting like that anyway, A Classic none-the-lessYes

Today, then take the weekend off, Monday, and then I'm DONE! Big Smile 

 

Have a great day gentlemenSmile

 

PS.   Where's my buddy Ed?  Things aren't quite the same without his positive glow around hereSmile, Wink & Grin

 

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Posted by NorthBrit on Thursday, February 29, 2024 6:13 AM

Good afternoo Diners.   A large coffee and blueberry muffin please, Chloe.  I'll sit in the corner by the window and try not to listen to the 'Trecky'  conversation.  Smile, Wink & Grin

 

Dawn is going through a 'bad patch' at the moment.  A good job we are not ill together.

 

I have three clockwork locomotives and wondered how to run them on the layout.

By switching the  on/off lever to off the locomotves are 'free running' allowing an electric locommotive to push the clockwork one.    Doing that, I can run double headed trains  simply.

 

Youngest grandson is visiting after school today

 

Thoughts & Peace to All who Require

 

David

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Posted by hon30critter on Thursday, February 29, 2024 2:27 AM

Hi Bear!

Thanks so much for updating the RIP track. That is one thing (among many) that I haven't figured out yet.

If somebody wants to move the Diner, please speak up. Otherwise, I will do the honours.

Cheers!!

Dave

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Posted by "JaBear" on Thursday, February 29, 2024 2:05 AM
Yeah, I know I’m a little early but whoever moves the Diner for March should be able to copy and paste this image, along with the others at the start of February.
Cheers, the Bear.Smile

 

 

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Posted by Track fiddler on Wednesday, February 28, 2024 8:35 PM

Lost in A2

I dunno; transporting them to the Klingons wasn't much different from your solution. 

 

Dunno, pissing off the Klingons with insignificance of Tribbles, might not have been such a very good ideaHuh?

You got to save that one for when you're parked in the neutral zone, and they wonder what you're doing there, as they start becoming a bit hostilePirate

How did anyone ever get to own any space anyway?  Do you take out special space financing for the purchase at some space Bank? Whistling

 

If you do buy some space, you better make sure your able to get there and back as wellIndifferent  Might be a good idea to check and see if you have an extra UFO parked in the garage before committing to those outlandish space paymentsLaugh

 

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Posted by Lost in A2 on Wednesday, February 28, 2024 8:25 PM

I dunno; transporting them to the Klingons wasn't much different from your solution. 

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Posted by Track fiddler on Wednesday, February 28, 2024 8:20 PM

Interesting. 

When those Tribbles got over populated, someone should have grabbed a garden rake, put them into big lawn bags, and dumped them out into space through the shuttle portalWhistling

Good thing I'm not the writer of that episodeLaugh

 

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Posted by maxman on Wednesday, February 28, 2024 8:06 PM

Track fiddler
could of sworn Kirk said beam me up Scottie at one time or another.

Seems that was a mis-quote.  He did say similar phrases.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Beam_me_up,_Scotty

 

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Posted by Track fiddler on Wednesday, February 28, 2024 7:49 PM

Good evening

Cold here too Charlie.  It was 64° on Monday, but was only 4° today upon awakening.  That was a rude awakening after 64 in February...Yikes!

 

maxman

 

 
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where Captain Kirk would say beam me up Scottie

 

I regret to inform you that contrary to common perception, although there were variations, Kirk never actually said "beam me up Scottie".

Now with that out of the way I think I miscounted the Tribbles and need to start over.

 

Didn't know that Dick, could of sworn Kirk said beam me up Scottie at one time or another. 

Good call though, those fuzzy wuzzie Tribbles multiplied like bunny rabbitsLaugh, and weren't so cute anymore after they flooded the shipTongue Tied

 

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Posted by CNCharlie on Wednesday, February 28, 2024 6:13 PM

Good Afternoon/Evening,

I did see some Star trek episodes back in 1969/70.  I was at university at the time. I liked The Prisoner. Did anyone else watch Patrick McGoohan in the Dangerman series? It dates from the mid '60s. Was one of my favourites back then plus of course The Avengers. 

Very cold here today but supposed to warm up tomorrow. 

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Posted by BATMAN on Wednesday, February 28, 2024 2:51 PM

Here we see Spock using a flight computer, it is exactly the same as mine that I used when I used to fly. Maybe I could sell mine to some unsuspecting Star Trek fan. You would think they would have improved on that vital piece of equipment in 300 years.Laugh

 

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