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  • Message 1. 

    Posted by La Sharpissima (U1476061) on Tuesday, 29th November 2011

    About Pat's current extreme bonkerness and intransigence about Rich (and by golly last night she got even worse, no consideration at all for Tony's feelings let alone those of an adolescent boy) is that it will ssip (anag) off the SLT and the Cheesestraw big time/

    Every cloud has a silver lining.

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  • Message 2

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    Posted by Doodlysquat (U13738858) on Tuesday, 29th November 2011

    My thoughts, exactly.

    suze

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  • Message 3

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    Posted by MsMumbo-Jumbo (U3613133) on Tuesday, 29th November 2011

    It's Eamonn I feel sorry for in all this, Sharpers. Pol Pat is on a mission to destroy and annihilate the famlee to get her hands on the ickle John lookalike.
    What I want is for him to be a combination of Godzilla and that awful thug who Foxbreath took in in his brief trajectory as Foster Father of the Century.
    The one that nailed crows to doors.
    Yessssss.
    MJ

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    Posted by maggiesaes (U2771771) on Tuesday, 29th November 2011

    It's Eamonn I feel sorry for in all this, Sharpers. Pol Pat is on a mission to destroy and annihilate the famlee to get her hands on the ickle John lookalike.
    What I want is for him to be a combination of Godzilla and that awful thug who Foxbreath took in in his brief trajectory as Foster Father of the Century.
    The one that nailed crows to doors.
    Yessssss.
    MJ 
    Nobody has given tha poor sod a though have they.

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    Posted by La Sharpissima (U1476061) on Tuesday, 29th November 2011

    Eamonn the Destroyer.

    Like it.

    Why on earth would Rich want to be associated with a family that includes the SLT, the Cheesestraw and Pat the Loony? I am starting to feel very sorry for Tony in all of this.

    I am greatly looking forward to the SLT reaction though, the Straw will immediately squeak "but what about Henry?". Bring it on.

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  • Message 6

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    Posted by Arkwright Hall (U8718267) on Tuesday, 29th November 2011

    I give SLT about 10 seconds before mentioning inheritance.

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    Posted by docklie (U7802187) on Tuesday, 29th November 2011

    About Pat's current extreme bonkerness and intransigence about Rich (and by golly last night she got even worse, no consideration at all for Tony's feelings let alone those of an adolescent boy) is that it will ssip (anag) off the SLT and the Cheesestraw big time/

    Every cloud has a silver lining.  
    Only if the child really is her grandchild. Despite the seemingly refutable evidence there is still a part of me that thinks she is about to make an absolute fool of herself.

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  • Message 8

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    Posted by La Sharpissima (U1476061) on Tuesday, 29th November 2011

    "thinks she is about to make an absolute fool of herself. "

    Oh I DO hope so, serious egg on her face would be wonderful and with luck the disappointment would send her straight to Prestatyn without passing go or collecting her two hundred smackers.

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  • Message 9

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    Posted by MsMumbo-Jumbo (U3613133) on Tuesday, 29th November 2011

    Am I alone in imagining a scenario in which Pol Pat climbs through the bathroom window in order to access the Rich hairbrush for irrefutable DNA proof?
    After which he will be kidnapped and groomed to be inheritor of Plague Farm even though he be an urban gangsta type who will hang out with Spencer's ne'er do well bro?
    MJ

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  • Message 10

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    Posted by pollyanna (U7304225) on Tuesday, 29th November 2011

    Yes I'm still clinging on to that hope docklie. Perhaps Eamon is a spitting image of John because Sharon is attracted to that distinctive Bridge Farm we are all crazy here, look, and its his genes so startlingly and conveniently obvious from a one off, probably not very good (from experience) photo of Rich on Facebook.

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  • Message 11

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    Posted by returnmigration (U14260026) on Tuesday, 29th November 2011


    Helen & Tarm's reaction will be interesting I think - on one hand, intriqued about 'John's son' but then livid that their mother didnt mention it to them before now.

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  • Message 12

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    Posted by Parish Spinster (U2256426) on Tuesday, 29th November 2011

    Yes I'm still clinging on to that hope docklie. Perhaps Eamon is a spitting image of John because Sharon is attracted to that distinctive Bridge Farm we are all crazy here, look, and its his genes so startlingly and conveniently obvious from a one off, probably not very good (from experience) photo of Rich on Facebook.  If Sharon insists that Rich is not John's son, Pat's never going to believe her. She's not going to accept anything except "yes". If she doesn't get it, she's going to go on, and on, and on.

    Even if Pat managed to get DNA proof, if Sharon wants to keep hubby and son happily believing that Rich is Eamon's, it's none of Pat's business but I can already hear the "he has a rright to be told that he's mine, all mine!"

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  • Message 13

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    Posted by Doodlysquat (U13738858) on Tuesday, 29th November 2011

    Pat is utterly self absorbed and totally unable to put anyone else's welfare above her own selfish wants. Her single minded dedication to getting her own way, regardless of others, is chilling.

    It's easy to see where Helen got it from.

    suze

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  • Message 14

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    Posted by La Sharpissima (U1476061) on Tuesday, 29th November 2011

    With luck the news that Pat thinks Rich is her grandson will send Helen hot-footing it to the long-term wing and Prestatyn, totally off what is left of her rocker and then the news that Rich has no connection with John will do the same for Pat. If then Tom gets caught in the sausage making machine then I will be a very happy bunny indeed.

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  • Message 15

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    Posted by Glebe Cow (U2281862) on Tuesday, 29th November 2011

    I think the quickest, simplest and most violent knee-jerk will be Helen's not Tom's. Henry's interests must not be threatened.

    Tom's reaction will (should) be more complex because of his feelings for John, whom he really seemed to worship. Remember he initially carried on the pig operation pretty much in memory of John. I think he will have strong paternal/avuncular feelings towards Rich and these might actually outweigh his natural concern for his future children's inheritance.

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  • Message 16

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    Posted by docklie (U7802187) on Tuesday, 29th November 2011

    L S, how come that lunatic asylum of yours is never full? It should be given the number of people you've sent there over the years!

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  • Message 17

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    Posted by Denny (U14721566) on Tuesday, 29th November 2011

    I too am concerned about Eamon and the effect this could have one him.

    He may be jealous of Sharon's previous love affair.

    He could be very resentful of Pat's intrusion into his family's life, and a few rows may well be inevitable.

    Sharon herself may be unsettled by her reflections about John. She may find herself wistfully comparing the two men in her life and come to regard Eamon as second best, a Hobson's Choice kind of bloke. So if there are any cracks in their present relationship tthen Pat's intrusion could prove catastrophic.

    But I'm hoping that Eamon is an amazing character, a true Yorkshireman with all the virtues (and the accent) who has created a wonderful home for his family full of warmth and love; and that they live in the most picturesque part of Leeds... with a field for Rich's pony.

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  • Message 18

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    Posted by La Sharpissima (U1476061) on Tuesday, 29th November 2011

    I have only suggested (admittedly many times) that Pat and Helen be given, with or without the Magykal Babe, the family padded cell at Prestatyn so there is plenty of room for others. Besides the nuns are generous and would never turn away the genuinely loony.

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  • Message 19

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    Posted by Borrowed Time (U14261253) on Tuesday, 29th November 2011

    With luck the news that Pat thinks Rich is her grandson will send Helen hot-footing it to the long-term wing and Prestatyn, totally off what is left of her rocker and then the news that Rich has no connection with John will do the same for Pat. If then Tom gets caught in the sausage making machine then I will be a very happy bunny indeed.  That would indeed be the perfect scenario. It would make it the best Christmas ever here in ML and if achieved even I would be prepared to snog Joe Grundy. I think I'd rather the SLT went bonkers too (especially as Bappers is being excluded from the family tea on Tuesday) and in memory of the fact that his sausage business was an inheritance from squished John shoots himself and allows the pigs to feed on him.

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  • Message 20

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    Posted by Feral_Ralph (U2333894) on Tuesday, 29th November 2011

    La S., after the epi' I couldn't bring myself to post. Pat was jaw droppingly nuts last night. An all eclipsing madness that had no regard for Rich, Sharon and their family, let alone hers. I suppose she expects unalloyed joy from her own. The Magyckal Babe's mirthless poisoner's smile will get quite flinty when the news breaks. And Pat had the nerve to cal Sharon a car. I heart Sharon and this was too much. How dare she? Well there it is. Let's just hope Tom's as pleased as pig dung with the news and Helen wigs out with lots of pointy fingered, stick arm gestures and Acusations. I think the Nuns should send their special services sisters and do a rendition to Prestatyn with maximum force.

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  • Message 21

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    Posted by Lady Trudie Tilney Glorfindel Maldini (U2222312) on Tuesday, 29th November 2011

    How big is Prestatyn, exactly?

    I mean the nuns' Facilities, not the town, obviously.

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  • Message 22

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    Posted by Feral_Ralph (U2333894) on Tuesday, 29th November 2011

    This has never been established and the Nuns don't disclose.

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  • Message 23

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    Posted by Fi of little faith (U14298768) on Tuesday, 29th November 2011

    Annoyingly, I simply don't remember the Prestatyn episode.

    Whose idea was it for her to go there? And why nuns?

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  • Message 24

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    Posted by Feral_Ralph (U2333894) on Tuesday, 29th November 2011

    It was the vicar's idea, Fi. Pat was in a state of pathalogical grief and depression after John's death and she toddled off to Hollerton Junction for train to Prestatyn where she was met by Nuns. Not quite, but some sort of retreat anyway suggested by the incumbant at St Stephens.

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  • Message 25

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    Posted by Fi of little faith (U14298768) on Tuesday, 29th November 2011

    Thank you Ralph. And how long was she there for before being considered fit for release ?

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  • Message 26

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    Posted by Feral_Ralph (U2333894) on Tuesday, 29th November 2011

    I can't remember clearly. A couple of weeks I think. I doubt the Nuns ever forgot. I expect this time round she'll be there a good few months.

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  • Message 27

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    Posted by Auntie Molly (U14110968) on Tuesday, 29th November 2011

    Yes I'm still clinging on to that hope docklie. Perhaps Eamon is a spitting image of John because Sharon is attracted to that distinctive Bridge Farm we are all crazy here, look, and its his genes so startlingly and conveniently obvious from a one off, probably not very good (from experience) photo of Rich on Facebook. 

    I've mentioned on another thread that the possible reason Rich looks like John is that Eamonn is in fact Tony's son. Tony was a bit of a lad before he met Pat wasn't he? Why shouldn't he have an unknown-about love child somewhere?

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  • Message 28

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    Posted by MsMumbo-Jumbo (U3613133) on Tuesday, 29th November 2011

    In the light of that I am all amazement that the rebranding wasn't
    John Archer Memorial Sausages.
    Why on earth wasn't it suggested by Pol Pat?
    MJ

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  • Message 29

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    Posted by Feral_Ralph (U2333894) on Tuesday, 29th November 2011

    Tractor brand sossijes is the only way to go, Ms M-J.

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  • Message 30

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    Posted by anna kist (U2314477) on Tuesday, 29th November 2011

    Very true Sharpers. Prestatyn better have two straight jackets ready this evening....

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  • Message 31

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    Posted by anna kist (U2314477) on Tuesday, 29th November 2011

    < Despite the seemingly refutable evidence there is still a part of me that thinks she is about to make an absolute fool of herself. >

    I do hope so. Would serve the old besom right.

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  • Message 32

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    Posted by Dusty Substances (U1474929) on Tuesday, 29th November 2011

    I think we need to issue a Wimple Alert Warp Factor 7

    Dx

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  • Message 33

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    Posted by SteveKills (U14949122) on Tuesday, 29th November 2011

    Annoyingly, I simply don't remember the Prestatyn episode.

    Whose idea was it for her to go there? And why nuns? 
    The sisters of limited mercy, Prestatyn have long been a cornerstone on these pages, Fi. Just as Mankwold and Badgers Leap first saw the light of day here so the silent order of nuns bounded into full and glorious technicolour .

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  • Message 34

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    Posted by SteveKills (U14949122) on Tuesday, 29th November 2011

    Oh and another thing, having just heard the latest episode, I think it would make sound sense for Tone to take a family cell and move his entire nutty as fruitcakes family, including gurgle to order wonderbabe Henry, into the secure wing in Prestatyn.

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  • Message 35

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    Posted by h20gabriel (U14350806) on Tuesday, 29th November 2011

    Every now and then when the sws's decide to do a storyline with one of the characters, I wonder if it's just me that's over reacting. I love Pat. After John's death and the aftermath the actress should have been awarded an oscar and the storyline was thoroughly convincing. This time I think they've gone too far; her behaviour just doesn't ring true and she's bordering on psychotic - it's just creepy the way she's pursuing this issue (no pun intended). That scene on the pc in the bedroom was almost Bates Motelish. I'm scared.................................

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  • Message 36

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    Posted by Fi of little faith (U14298768) on Tuesday, 29th November 2011

    So, am to believe that there were actually no nuns present? The nuns are in fact, a product of fevered imagination on this board, which would go some way to explaining my lack of recall? I have a history with nuns. I'm sure I would remember

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  • Message 37

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    Posted by SteveKills (U14949122) on Tuesday, 29th November 2011

    So, am to believe that there were actually no nuns present? The nuns are in fact, a product of fevered imagination on this board, which would go some way to explaining my lack of recall? I have a history with nuns. I'm sure I would remember   Fi, I must confess it was me that created the Convent in Prestatyn.

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  • Message 38

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    Posted by Lady Trudie Tilney Glorfindel Maldini (U2222312) on Tuesday, 29th November 2011

    Sisters of the Poor Squires. Welsh chapter.

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  • Message 39

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    Posted by SteveKills (U14949122) on Tuesday, 29th November 2011

    Sisters of the Poor Squires. Welsh chapter.  More middle income rather than poor, Ermers.

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  • Message 40

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    Posted by A Frend (U2249422) on Tuesday, 29th November 2011

    Extreme rendition in Prestatyn sounds good to me. It'll be the making of Pat.

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  • Message 41

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    Posted by mountetna2 (U14443003) on Tuesday, 29th November 2011

    About Pat's current extreme bonkerness and intransigence about Rich (and by golly last night she got even worse, no consideration at all for Tony's feelings let alone those of an adolescent boy) is that it will ssip (anag) off the SLT and the Cheesestraw big time/

    Every cloud has a silver lining.  
    It already has according to the synopsis at least - I'm wondering whether actually to listen or not - seems rather heavy-going soapy stuff!

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  • Message 42

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    Posted by Now Locking for a house (U3261819) on Tuesday, 29th November 2011

    The novel 'The Scarlet Petal And the White' contains a mentally ill woman's fantasy of being looked after by nuns doesn't it? Actually I think she is driven to mental illness by her doctor and husband. A common theme for the 19th century.

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  • Message 43

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    Posted by bornagainbartleby (U14365444) on Wednesday, 30th November 2011

    So, am to believe that there were actually no nuns present? The nuns are in fact, a product of fevered imagination on this board, which would go some way to explaining my lack of recall? I have a history with nuns. I'm sure I would remember   Fi, I must confess it was me that created the Convent in Prestatyn.   Sorry to be a party pooper but said Convent in Prestatyn disbanded some years ago. The remaining elderly nuns now live in a safe house in Hough Green, Chester.

    At least it should hopefully remain safe from the like of Pat turning up.

    Lock the door, Sisters, just to make sure. though...

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  • Message 44

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    Posted by Feral_Ralph (U2333894) on Wednesday, 30th November 2011

    There were Nuns in abudance at one time. They've still got the lock down facility in Prestatyn. Plus a little knitted Greg.

    I must confess I blubbed tonight at a screening of the new Scorsese movie which has nothing to do with TA only I just wish the rank madness of TA wasn't so beyond my own simple needs for bell ringing, bees and change counting and a childish outlook on the what the SW's have now buried in absurdity.

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  • Message 45

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    Posted by La Sharpissima (U1476061) on Wednesday, 30th November 2011

    Well Helen was true to form last night, not a thought for anyone other than herself, how could her mother do this to her and remind her of the time after John's death. And Tom was just as bad.

    Will anyone in that bluddy family, other than Tony, give a second's thought to Rich as a person?

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  • Message 46

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    Posted by Dusty Substances (U1474929) on Wednesday, 30th November 2011

    I think I would like to adopt Tony.

    Morning all.

    Dx

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  • Message 47

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    Posted by La Sharpissima (U1476061) on Wednesday, 30th November 2011

    I wouldn't go that far but I might bung a tenner in the running away fund that Tadders is collecting for him.

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  • Message 48

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    Posted by Dusty Substances (U1474929) on Wednesday, 30th November 2011

    Ooh - where's that. I'll bung a tenner in as well. Dx

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  • Message 49

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    Posted by Fi of little faith (U14298768) on Wednesday, 30th November 2011

    So, am to believe that there were actually no nuns present? The nuns are in fact, a product of fevered imagination on this board, which would go some way to explaining my lack of recall? I have a history with nuns. I'm sure I would remember   Fi, I must confess it was me that created the Convent in Prestatyn.   I see. I have to confess my feelings on this matter a a little confused. On the one hand I am relieved that my apparent memory loss is in fact apparent, but on the other I am disappointed. If ever anyone deserved a nun-dose it is Pat

    Good morning

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  • Message 50

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    Posted by La Sharpissima (U1476061) on Wednesday, 30th November 2011

    Fi, there is some truth in the Prestatyn story, the Squire has just embellished it. When Pat when loopy after Tony came last in the Tractor Wheelie comp she disappeared and had gone to a female support community in Wales. Out of that came the SIlent order of the Middle Income Squires in Prestatyn and their well staffed nuthouse with a SWAT team of flying nuns carrying straitjackets.

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