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Mon Feb 07, 2011 11:03 pm
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Peter, is it me or has even Mastermind dumbed down. There was a guy last week answering questions on the Eastern Front as his specialist round. I scored more than he did!!

Thu Feb 03, 2011 12:16 pm
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This was like a version of "Round Britain Quiz"

Fri Jan 28, 2011 12:44 pm
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London should be straight forward.

Just use the Transport for London website Journey Planner.

http://www.tfl.gov.uk/

Tue Dec 28, 2010 12:30 pm
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Well, in four days, I've managed to see

Brief Encounter
The Man who would be King
A Matter of Life and Death
The Colditz Story

They don't make 'em like they used to.

Tue Dec 14, 2010 12:25 pm
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Peter, the listing may be from a later CD version of the same album. I have it too on cassette (somewhere!) and I recall most of those from the list being on it. Must have a rummage. I only remember i ...

Mon Dec 13, 2010 12:53 pm
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Alan,

Interesting. He was born a week before Isandhwana.

Ernest Graham Thesiger in London on January 15th 1879, he was the grandson of the first Baron of Chelmsford.

http://www.imdb.com/name ...

Mon Dec 13, 2010 12:48 pm
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The full track listing.

1. Dambusters
2. Bridge Too Far
3. Lawrence Of Arabia
4. Ride Of The Valkyries
5. Hamburger Hill
6. 633 Squadron
7. Reach For The Sky
8. Adagio For Stri ...

Sat Dec 11, 2010 3:15 pm
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I had a company Christmas party at the Museum last night and managed to get a private viewing of the Zulu exhibition. Very interesting and thanks go to Neil for loaning so much gear. I did notice the ...

Mon Dec 06, 2010 1:12 pm
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Saw, to which particular dross do you refer?

"Went the day Well." Great propaganda film, you'd have to include "Mrs.Minniver" in there too. I can oly guess that Jack Higgins got ...

Thu Nov 25, 2010 11:21 am
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I think Peckinpah's previous film "Cross of Iron" is worthy of praise and a mention here too, particularly David Warner and James Mason. if you haven't seen it, look it up.

Wed Nov 24, 2010 12:28 pm
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Well, that stirred some debate and as expected the term "British" can be interpreted in many way. Does this make Full Metal Jacket a British Film or the Series Band of Brothers? - half of t ...

Mon Nov 22, 2010 11:43 am
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Following on from the "Documentaries" thread, now there's a thought. Clearly, people will like different films for different reasons and there will no doubt be some blurring of what "Br ...

Thu Sep 30, 2010 10:56 am
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Great talk by Rob last night.

Neil, there was too much of a scrum last night to catch up. I had to take the wrinkles out for dinner.

Looking from the stage, I was on the right, 3rd row right be ...

Mon Sep 27, 2010 11:46 am
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The Queens Arms isn't a BYO. i.e. you don't have to bring your own Queen's Arms!

Mon Sep 27, 2010 11:41 am
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Chaps, is anyone attending Rob's lecture that will be dropping into the Queens Arms for a scoop or two beforehand?
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