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RE: Wallpaper. - 20 Jul. 2006 18:18:57    
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Golly Gosh world wide fame at last.

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RE: Wallpaper. - 21 Jul. 2006 8:31:39    
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So, Quenton, if I read you correctly, every post which has ever been made in this Forum, and probably a lot of others as well, is out there on the web - somewhere.

As Ian posted - Fame at last!!!!!!!!!

Does your head still fit through the doorway, Ian?????

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RE: Wallpaper. - 22 Jul. 2006 23:25:24    
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Well it's all on the web as soon as it's posted in the forum - since the forum is part of the web...

But yes, we made sure when setting up the new forums to make sure search engines could read and index all the posts - so most of the posts are probably in the index of most of the search engines.

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RE: Wallpaper. - 23 Jul. 2006 8:19:29    
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Wowww!!!

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RE: Just for fun...... - 4 Nov. 2006 6:21:43    
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Re this week's wallpaper, Tarr Steps, I've read/heard that they are supposed to be the oldest man-made bridge in existence.

Does this sound feasible??

I suppose that somewhere has got to be the oldest.

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RE: Just for fun...... - 25 Feb. 2007 8:43:38    
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Questio: How can I view a previous Wallpaper?

For obvious reasons, I did not see the one for the week commencing Monday, 12th., February, 2007.

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RE: Just for fun...... - 25 Feb. 2007 10:18:32    
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Re this week's wallpaper, Tarr Steps, I've read/heard that they are supposed to be the oldest man-made bridge in existence.

Does this sound feasible??


As usual I have come upon this thread rather late. It is feasible, Ron, but not necessarily true.

The age of Tarr Steps, in spite of what you may read elsewhere, is unknown! At a guess I would say somewhere between 500 and 5000 years old.

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Questio: How can I view a previous Wallpaper?

For obvious reasons, I did not see the one for the week commencing Monday, 12th., February, 2007.


I can't actually give you an answio to your questio but, if my memory serves me right, it was this one (Ithink):

Wallpaper

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RE: Just for fun...... - 26 Feb. 2007 8:34:59    
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Thank you, Sir. I'll try that one.

(Bl..dy proof-readers, again)

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RE: Just for fun...... - 26 Feb. 2007 23:49:42    
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Yes, She can't seem to get over me. Poor thing.

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CZJ......Remember when she was a short time contributor to this forum? She has since disappeared. Now, come to think of it AZ Cowboy hasn't been heard from in a while either. Could they be together? Nah....

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RE: Just for fun...... - 26 Feb. 2007 23:50:40    
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"Cracker" must mean something different ther than here.

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That Welsh wench is certainly a cracker !

Far too distracting for a wallpaper piccy though.

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RE: Just for fun...... - 27 Feb. 2007 8:00:52    
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The age of Tarr Steps, in spite of what you may read elsewhere, is unknown! At a guess I would say somewhere between 500 and 5000 years old.


That's what I like to see - historical accuracy with dating items. (And I don't mean trying to arrange an evening out with Q.E,1, neither).

Perhaps they were regarded as the oldest man-made bridge in the British Isles?? I wish that Anglo could remember the details. I suppose that that's what comes with the ageing process.

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RE: Just for fun...... - 28 Feb. 2007 7:40:49    
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Wallpaper


Interesting - I tried to view that link and received a message which told me that I was not "Authorised to view that page", or words to that effect.

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RE: Just for fun...... - 28 Feb. 2007 9:57:21    
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Yes - sorry Ron. I'd forgotten about that. It's to prevent people trying to link to the pictures from other sites and thus increasing my bandwidth which I then pay for.

I'll send you a copy!

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RE: Just for fun...... - 1 Mar. 2007 8:01:52    
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I'll send you a copy!


Got it, Thank you.

See separate e-mail.

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RE: Wallpaper. - 24 Sep. 2008 10:35:25    
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Re this week's wallpaper, I assume that these cliffs would be in the same mould as the White Cliffs of Dover (Thank you, Vera Lynn).

I think that I have heard this area of the Country described as the "Chalk Downs". I wonder why ??

Just imagine how many minute sea-creatures gave up their existence to let the English have this type of scenery. Is this type of country-side much of a source of fossils ??

And I'm not referring to the elderly persons propelling them across the scenery in their wheel-chairs, neither.

Anyway, to this week's question. - Toward the right-hand side of the picture, and on the skyline, are what could be ruins of some building (??).

If so, what was the building before it obviously had a new landlord (who was not much interested in maintaining the place) ??

My first guess would be a castle but it's a little bit far away for me to be able to see it properly.... (Well, what with my eyesight and the fact that it's about 12,000 miles away......).

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RE: Wallpaper. - 24 Sep. 2008 11:02:08    
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I would say that is a lighthouse - Belle Tout Lighthouse. Okay, I am cheating. I checked Old Buffer's site to see if he had any more pics. it is east of Beachy Head http://www.beenthere-donethat.org.uk/sussex/birlinggap.html

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RE: Wallpaper. - 25 Sep. 2008 10:38:00    
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Thank you, marie, that would make sense.

Interesting point: I see that this thread has had about 6333 "Hits" (and that's more than Elvis AND The Beatles had in total). Would that make it the most severely "hit upon" thread in our lists ??

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RE: Wallpaper. - 12 Jul. 2009 8:37:16    
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Regarding this week's wallpaper, would I be right in assuming that, when you took the photograph of the mill, the creek was in flood ?? It doesn't really look as if it is following its regular course, judging by the semi-submerger reeds in the foreground and the turbulent surface of the water on the far side of the building.

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RE: Wallpaper. - 13 Sep. 2009 10:43:33    
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One can't help thinking that the Marshes in this week's picture, must have been the setting for any number of creepy tales - both real and fictional.

Blimey, someone could fall into one of those channels and never be seen again.

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RE: Wallpaper. - 14 May 2013 8:04:26    
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A great image this week.

Well done.

I can just about imagine the bird thinking "I wonder what that person would taste like ?? He'll have to get rid of that funny thing he's holding, first, it could be a bit tough on the beak."

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