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    General Knowledge Quiz

    The theme from The Spy Who Loved Me was Nobody Does It Better by Carly Simon.
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    Accommodation suggestions and reviews

    Ugh Stayed there three years ago and when I opened the door to “my” room there was a bloke asleep in there. Unfortunately (for me) he was naked and he had no covers on him. The reception staff were remarkably sanguine about it when I went back downstairs and asked them what was going on But...
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    Accommodation suggestions and reviews

    Well. Yes. :D
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    Railway Geography: Winners and Losers

    Has anyone mentioned Hebden Bridge yet? Population just under 4,500 but frequent trains to Manchester / Leeds and hourly Preston / York
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    Penalties after railcards expire

    You could, but people would become conditioned to it - “select” would become “select + yes” People of my age will probably remember incidents where people inadvertently wiped the hard disk of their computers rather than a floppy disk because they typed format C: rather than format A: and then...
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    Accommodation suggestions and reviews

    I’ve never had a stalker before :D
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    Accommodation suggestions and reviews

    Travelodge Porthmadog First hotel I’ve stayed in since the madness began. Basic even by Travelodge standards but it’s a holiday and some good cycling, including comfortably beating Talyllyn trains up and down the Fathew valley. And I had a beer in a pub beer garden. Luxury!
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    Penalties after railcards expire

    If only we still had a joined up raileay With respect, you’re probably in a very small minority on this one
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    General Knowledge Quiz

    I’ve set quite a few recently so happy to let millemille take the stage
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    General Knowledge Quiz

    In which case, is the song Red Frame / White Light?
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    General Knowledge Quiz

    I think it’s an OMD song, probably an early one. In my head it’s got shouty vocals.
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    Merseyrail security guards broke train passenger's leg twice - Liverpool Echo article 30/04/2021

    And there’s the nub of the problem. The goons will doubtless run a “we weren’t properly trained” defence
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    General Knowledge Quiz

    Half Man Half Biscuit
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    Advice Only for Greater Anglia - Delay Repay Fraud

    If you read the post I was replying to, the example specifically stated it was the next train. Stop looking for things that aren’t there
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    Advice Only for Greater Anglia - Delay Repay Fraud

    Delay repay applies to a journey, not a train. In that example the passenger intended to get the 1630 but got the 1830 which was 20 minutes late so there’s a 2+ hours DR claim
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    Maths question (relating to floorplans)

    This Maybe the plan isn’t accurate, and there is a wall there. Are there photos on the website to help?
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    General Knowledge Quiz

    Correct, there’s Old Bond Street and New Bond Street, but no Bond Street That’s the lot. I make that four people with 1 point, but Calthrop and xotGD with 2 each, so I’d invite them to throw the dice and see who gets to be banker
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    Railway General Knowledge.

    Randolph Turpin? He was a boxer and the name fits?
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    General Knowledge Quiz

    Yes, there’s no Marlborough Street. As you say it’s prefixed Great in real life There’s another street on the board which doesn’t exist, I said previously this question related to existing thoroughfares so excluded Mayfair and Angel
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    General Knowledge Quiz

    Not those

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