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TOOL TIME-CHAT-Weekly Comp 1-8/3/20
« on: March 01, 2020, 09:55:58 AM »
TOOL TIME

CHAT THREAD

The ENTRIES thread is HERE

This week's challenge is TOOL TIME. Any photograph featuring a tool or the use of a tool - of any size shape or purpose.

Interpret and edit how you wish, no holds barred on the PP.

Pictures to be taken between now and Sunday 8th March 2020
Pictures to be posted in the entries thread no later than 23:59 Monday 9th March 2020.
Poll will be up Tuesday 10th March 2020.

Winner to be announced Saturday 14th March 2020.

The Rules for the weekly competition are...

By entering you agree to take responsibility to;

Post a topic on the Sunday (or sooner) following your declared win
Create an entries thread
Create a chat thread
Create a poll for that weeks comp and declare the winner on the Saturday
(if for any reason there is a problem and no subject is posted by the winner by Monday night admin will advise second place winner to post the topic asap, do the poll etc)

In case of a tie, the first entry posted wins.
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Re: TOOL TIME-CHAT-Weekly Comp 1-8/3/20
« Reply #1 on: March 02, 2020, 07:30:54 PM »
Any tool! That could end up with a very rude entry!  :o

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Re: TOOL TIME-CHAT-Weekly Comp 1-8/3/20
« Reply #2 on: March 02, 2020, 08:10:19 PM »
I hadn't thought of it like that......!
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Re: TOOL TIME-CHAT-Weekly Comp 1-8/3/20
« Reply #3 on: March 04, 2020, 01:15:52 PM »
You can trust Oldboy  . . .

Unfortunately I am not going to be able to do the poll on Tuesday. Could someone kindly take up the task on my behalf?
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Re: TOOL TIME-CHAT-Weekly Comp 1-8/3/20
« Reply #4 on: March 04, 2020, 03:05:26 PM »
I`ll do it H

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Re: TOOL TIME-CHAT-Weekly Comp 1-8/3/20
« Reply #5 on: March 05, 2020, 10:39:08 AM »
Thanks for the offer Paul, but I'll be here on Tuesday now - Flybe have gone bust, so I'm not going to be seeing my daughter at uni next week  :'(

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Re: TOOL TIME-CHAT-Weekly Comp 1-8/3/20
« Reply #6 on: March 07, 2020, 06:23:59 AM »
Thanks for the offer Paul, but I'll be here on Tuesday now - Flybe have gone bust, so I'm not going to be seeing my daughter at uni next week  :'(

Oh dear! That`s a shame for you  :(

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Re: TOOL TIME-CHAT-Weekly Comp 1-8/3/20
« Reply #7 on: March 07, 2020, 08:07:10 AM »
Well it could be worse. We have had to book her Easter hols flight home with Easyjet instead. That involves two 2 hour car journeys at either end, rather than 10 minutes to the airport near the uni and 15 minutes from our regional airport here. Such is life, and the added environmental impact. Trains are a compete non starter as an alternative - 7 or 8 train changes, 4 station changes and 2 hauls through metros, cost enough to buy a small house and takes about 15 hours including waiting time.
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Re: TOOL TIME-CHAT-Weekly Comp 1-8/3/20
« Reply #8 on: March 07, 2020, 03:16:07 PM »
Stanley Plane:



Had to use it this week, so I thought why not?
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Re: TOOL TIME-CHAT-Weekly Comp 1-8/3/20
« Reply #9 on: March 08, 2020, 09:33:15 AM »
Well it could be worse. We have had to book her Easter hols flight home with Easyjet instead. That involves two 2 hour car journeys at either end, rather than 10 minutes to the airport near the uni and 15 minutes from our regional airport here. Such is life, and the added environmental impact. Trains are a compete non starter as an alternative - 7 or 8 train changes, 4 station changes and 2 hauls through metros, cost enough to buy a small house and takes about 15 hours including waiting time.

Yes I just hope the economic downturn we`ll have with Brexit and coronavirus doesn`t wreck other airlines. We`ve all got used to cheap fares and easy access

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Re: TOOL TIME-CHAT-Weekly Comp 1-8/3/20
« Reply #10 on: March 08, 2020, 12:47:36 PM »
Well it could be worse. We have had to book her Easter hols flight home with Easyjet instead. That involves two 2 hour car journeys at either end, rather than 10 minutes to the airport near the uni and 15 minutes from our regional airport here. Such is life, and the added environmental impact. Trains are a compete non starter as an alternative - 7 or 8 train changes, 4 station changes and 2 hauls through metros, cost enough to buy a small house and takes about 15 hours including waiting time.

Yes I just hope the economic downturn we`ll have with Brexit and coronavirus doesn`t wreck other airlines. We`ve all got used to cheap fares and easy access

Any Brexit downturn that may have happened (I'm not sure there would have been), would have been nothing compared to the effect of the virus - unless it all gets sorted fairly swiftly.
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Re: TOOL TIME-CHAT-Weekly Comp 1-8/3/20
« Reply #11 on: March 08, 2020, 02:56:57 PM »
Well it could be worse. We have had to book her Easter hols flight home with Easyjet instead. That involves two 2 hour car journeys at either end, rather than 10 minutes to the airport near the uni and 15 minutes from our regional airport here. Such is life, and the added environmental impact. Trains are a compete non starter as an alternative - 7 or 8 train changes, 4 station changes and 2 hauls through metros, cost enough to buy a small house and takes about 15 hours including waiting time.

Yes I just hope the economic downturn we`ll have with Brexit and coronavirus doesn`t wreck other airlines. We`ve all got used to cheap fares and easy access



Any Brexit downturn that may have happened (I'm not sure there would have been), would have been nothing compared to the effect of the virus - unless it all gets sorted fairly swiftly.

I was talking in the future - theBrexit downturn is yet to happen and I think the impact will be greater than  the shorter lived effects of the virus if Boris ends up doing a "no deal" for his mates gambling on a downturn in the Uk economy

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Re: TOOL TIME-CHAT-Weekly Comp 1-8/3/20
« Reply #12 on: March 08, 2020, 03:00:35 PM »
My quick entry.
The Sharpest Tool in my Box


The only one I use these days ...and I wasn`t being smutty Oldboy! I meant not power tools  ;D

 

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