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Re: unknown logo

Post by Speedy23 » Sat Sep 15, 2018 8:18 pm

fastbob wrote:
Thu Sep 13, 2018 8:25 am
For goodness sake what is this , a competition ?
Errr..... I think that was the general idea? Anyway, that's what it seems to have turned into..... with a side discussion about biscuits to boot! Where else on the Web could you find such quality entertainment?



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Re: unknown logo

Post by Six30 » Sat Sep 15, 2018 8:28 pm

Speedy23 wrote:
Sat Sep 15, 2018 8:18 pm
fastbob wrote:
Thu Sep 13, 2018 8:25 am
For goodness sake what is this , a competition ?
Errr..... I think that was the general idea? Anyway, that's what it seems to have turned into..... with a side discussion about biscuits to boot! Where else on the Web could you find such quality entertainment?

Here...

http://www.hitc.com/en-gb/2006/02/17/dw ... ng_the_ru/
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Re: unknown logo

Post by Mississippi Bullfrog » Sun Sep 16, 2018 5:19 pm

Grumpy Old Git wrote:
Wed Aug 29, 2018 9:49 am
Slowlycatchymonkey wrote:
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I’ve woken up fancying Jaffa cakes! I wonder what that means the biscuit gods of fate have lined up for me today..... probably a trip to the supermarket to find some stale cakey tasting weirdLy orange dolloped biscuits.
They are CAKES - The clue is in their name.......

:popcorn:
The scientific basis for this is that the differentiation between cakes and biscuits is how they go stale. Biscuits go soft when stale, whereas cakes go hard. So Jaffa Cakes are deemed to be cakes because they go hard when stale.
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Re: unknown logo

Post by Mississippi Bullfrog » Sun Sep 16, 2018 5:20 pm

Six30 wrote:
Sat Sep 15, 2018 8:28 pm
Speedy23 wrote:
Sat Sep 15, 2018 8:18 pm
fastbob wrote:
Thu Sep 13, 2018 8:25 am
For goodness sake what is this , a competition ?
Errr..... I think that was the general idea? Anyway, that's what it seems to have turned into..... with a side discussion about biscuits to boot! Where else on the Web could you find such quality entertainment?

Here...

http://www.hitc.com/en-gb/2006/02/17/dw ... ng_the_ru/
I am not brave enough to click on a link posted by Six30 - I have no idea where it will take me.
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Re: unknown logo

Post by JRH » Mon Sep 24, 2018 10:39 am

Mississippi Bullfrog wrote:
Sun Sep 16, 2018 5:20 pm
Six30 wrote:
Sat Sep 15, 2018 8:28 pm
Speedy23 wrote:
Sat Sep 15, 2018 8:18 pm


Errr..... I think that was the general idea? Anyway, that's what it seems to have turned into..... with a side discussion about biscuits to boot! Where else on the Web could you find such quality entertainment?

Here...

http://www.hitc.com/en-gb/2006/02/17/dw ... ng_the_ru/
I am not brave enough to click on a link posted by Six30 - I have no idea where it will take me.
Go on do it. You know you want to. :wink:
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Re: unknown logo

Post by fastbob » Thu Sep 27, 2018 7:30 pm

It's the emblem from the primary chain case of a Higginbottom and Grimble " Peerless Gadabout " ( Clubman's edition ) produced in small numbers around 1923 in Budleigh Salterton . Like many manufactures of the period this established surgical appliance makers foray into the world of motorcycle design was short lived despite an aggressive advertising campaign aimed mainly at members of the clergy . Their slogan " If Christ rode a a bike " failed to generate sales and the company faded into the pages of history. And that's that.

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Re: unknown logo

Post by Slowlycatchymonkey » Thu Sep 27, 2018 7:43 pm

I groaned when I saw this thread reappear. Then I was very happy with the read. Then I wondered how long it took to make that up?! Still I’m daft enough to say is this true? “if Christ rode a bike?”
I just can’t imagine it with the over sensitivities of some folk about blasphemy. It wide open for what does god ride?
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Re: unknown logo

Post by Speedy23 » Thu Sep 27, 2018 9:53 pm

Oh God, not another thread about blasphemy...... :roll:

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Re: unknown logo

Post by Slowlycatchymonkey » Thu Sep 27, 2018 9:55 pm

Oh cripes I overlooked that as a potential spin off. Delete delete delete.
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Re: unknown logo

Post by Arwen » Fri Sep 28, 2018 7:34 pm

If we are still playing guess the logo, who here knows what this one is? (I do, so can award internet cookies and congrats to those who guess right :lol: )
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Re: unknown logo

Post by Six30 » Fri Sep 28, 2018 8:15 pm

Arwen wrote:
Fri Sep 28, 2018 7:34 pm
If we are still playing guess the logo, who here knows what this one is? (I do, so can award internet cookies and congrats to those who guess right :lol: )

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Re: unknown logo

Post by Tango » Fri Sep 28, 2018 9:43 pm

Six30 wrote:
Fri Sep 28, 2018 8:15 pm
Arwen wrote:
Fri Sep 28, 2018 7:34 pm
If we are still playing guess the logo, who here knows what this one is? (I do, so can award internet cookies and congrats to those who guess right :lol: )

IMG_20180928_112131~2.jpg

Trabant .. I don't want cookies want milk chocolate buttons .
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Re: unknown logo

Post by Arwen » Sat Sep 29, 2018 8:03 am

Aww I made it too easy!
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Re: unknown logo

Post by Bender » Sat Sep 29, 2018 11:08 am

Slowlycatchymonkey wrote:
Thu Sep 27, 2018 7:43 pm
I groaned when I saw this thread reappear. Then I was very happy with the read. Then I wondered how long it took to make that up?! Still I’m daft enough to say is this true? “if Christ rode a bike?”
I just can’t imagine it with the over sensitivities of some folk about blasphemy. It wide open for what does god ride?
Where do you think the saying "christ on a bike" came from
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Re: unknown logo

Post by Slowlycatchymonkey » Sat Sep 29, 2018 12:59 pm

Bender wrote:
Sat Sep 29, 2018 11:08 am
Slowlycatchymonkey wrote:
Thu Sep 27, 2018 7:43 pm
I groaned when I saw this thread reappear. Then I was very happy with the read. Then I wondered how long it took to make that up?! Still I’m daft enough to say is this true? “if Christ rode a bike?”
I just can’t imagine it with the over sensitivities of some folk about blasphemy. It wide open for what does god ride?
Where do you think the saying "christ on a bike" came from
Umm from me of course, mainly more like “oh Christ she’s on a bike” but sometimes just a loudly exclaimed “CHRIST”
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“It’s shit. And as soon as I get home I’m going to buy one.”
That was a fellow journalist’s first impression of the BMW R nineT recently. It’s a pretty accurate summary; the R nineT is somewhat ill-mannered by modern motorcycle standards but also instantly, inarguably, infatuatingly wonderful.

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