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  1. Mr Lilleythorpe

    Yet More Aloofness

    I've not had much luck with them so far :)
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    Yet More Aloofness

    Yes, kiwilrdg, I agree with you, and I'm sorry if I came over a little strongly. There style of interaction was sitting by tents with jeeps and weapons laid out. I assumed at the time it was to do with the American bods, seeing as their camp was British- even so, I wouldn't expect them to be...
  3. Mr Lilleythorpe

    Yet More Aloofness

    Would you care to elaborate?
  4. Mr Lilleythorpe

    Yet More Aloofness

    Thanks, but the irritating thing is, I had almost identical kit (which was early war officer's SD with puttees, boots and pistol order) to the person telling me I was too amateurish.
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    Yet More Aloofness

    Hio! I've not really done much posting recently- just been stalking the place :) But I decided I'd turn up at a minor WW2 day, at Berkely (I think?) Hall quite near where I live. I was going to go in mufti, but seeing 'All period clothing welcome!' on the bottom of the leaflet, I dug out my...
  6. Mr Lilleythorpe

    Valuable WWII Gun at Police Buy-Back

    Wow! That's rather a fun story.
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    What are you listening to?

  8. Mr Lilleythorpe

    Who here is a millionaire?

    One thing that I always consider when thinking of becoming a millionaire is begging letters, but on reflection I think I'd continue to send them :D
  9. Mr Lilleythorpe

    Clean Jokes

    Two cannibals are eating a clown. One asks, 'Does this taste funny to you?'
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    Clean Jokes

    Protons have mass? I didn't know they were Catholic.
  11. Mr Lilleythorpe

    What's for Dinner?

    A steak. A nice one, as well, from Scotland.
  12. Mr Lilleythorpe

    Halloween Costumes

    Perhaps I could go as the scariest thing I can think of- somebody wearing a tracksuit :)
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    Less-than-Informal Dress: How Do You Put it Together?

    I think that I'd only wear patterned brogues when out and about casually, because when at home, they can be a bit of an eyesore with a comparitively simple outfit.
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    Less-than-Informal Dress: How Do You Put it Together?

    Well, simpler, less patterny brogues, casual trousers, collared shirt and a jumper or pullover. Perhaps a thin, light tweed or sports coat, and maybe a cravat.
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    Anyone for a brand new crated Spitfire?

    The more worrying thing was, didn't we ship a batch of gas from Mesopotamia to the White Russians in WWI?