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    Quote Originally Posted by Llani Boy View Post
    Have you also binned the BIC biro's and gone back to a fountain pen or even a quill and inkwell?

    No I love a bic biro, cheap as chips and flow like a dream, now what I don’t like are those bic-alike cheapy pens, the sort with the scratchy balls

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    "Derby's Bic" made me laugh - proper tea spurting all over the desk laugh - thank you!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by anthonykay View Post
    Slubberdegullion is a treacherous bog on the slopes of Slieve Gullion.
    Forty years of fell running and I didn't know that! Still learning something every day...
    A circular route mostly downhill

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    Iíd never heard of it either. Thanks Graham

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    Quote Originally Posted by Daletownrunner View Post
    ...like CD’s and vinyl...was a step in the wrong direction
    Do you mean the world should have stuck with shellac - or waxed cylinders?
    Last edited by Graham Breeze; 14-08-2019 at 10:32 AM.
    "...as dry as the Atacama desert".

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    Back to the original question: all 3 of my children are currently wearing Lidl waterproofs and thriving. Iím in a 10year Gore Tex and wet. The youngestís set has been through 3 children and been recently re-Nikwaxed and is like new!

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    Quote Originally Posted by felltrumpet View Post
    Back to the original question: all 3 of my children are currently wearing Lidl waterproofs and thriving. I’m in a 10year Gore Tex and wet. The youngest’s set has been through 3 children and been recently re-Nikwaxed and is like new!
    All well and good Felltrumpet but what we really want to know is whether or not they can zip them up themselves
    Visibility good except in Hill Fog

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    Quote Originally Posted by Graham Breeze View Post
    Do you mean the world should have stuck with shellac - or waxed cylinders?
    Stereo 8? Essential for listening to 70s Folk.

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    The 2yo can, 4yo canít be bothered, 7yo doesnít want to wear it anyway. All would fail the kit check anyway as they donít have taped seams.

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    Quote Originally Posted by felltrumpet View Post
    Stereo 8? Essential for listening to 70s Folk.
    Or maybe... actual real live music played on instruments right in front of your eyes :-O

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