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Cornwall floods

Postby Powl » Tue Aug 17, 2004 6:59 am

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/england/cornwall/3571844.stm

What's the damage down there? Sounds nasty, everyone ok?
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Postby thedeadly » Tue Aug 17, 2004 7:26 am

very strange - the first i heard about it was when i got in from work - it was extremely localised - weird
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Postby Powl » Tue Aug 17, 2004 7:30 am

Some people I know on the south coast also got flooded, although not as bad as that I dont think. Was supposed to be going down there this weekend...
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Postby kendonaga » Tue Aug 17, 2004 8:12 am

I saw this on the news looks really bad!!!
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Postby Grizzly » Tue Aug 17, 2004 11:29 am

Seems kind of similar to Lynton/Lynmouth flood....
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Postby kendonaga » Tue Aug 17, 2004 11:50 am

Grizzly wrote:Seems kind of similar to Lynton/Lynmouth flood....


Thats what the person on TV said. He said it was really simlar to that.
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Postby Zoidberg » Tue Aug 17, 2004 12:09 pm

Me folks said that. There both in really steep valleys arrn't they?

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Postby Grizzly » Tue Aug 17, 2004 12:21 pm

Zoidberg wrote: really steep valleys


...otherwise known as 'funnels'...
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Postby Surf Monkey » Tue Aug 17, 2004 8:21 pm

was quite shocking watching it on TV just shows you how powerfull and unpredictable force of nature can be

just lucky no one has been killed
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Postby swordie » Tue Aug 17, 2004 9:37 pm

50 something years to the day of the Lynmouth disaster - there's karma for you
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Postby thedeadly » Tue Aug 17, 2004 9:47 pm

50 something years to the day of the Lynmouth disaster - there's karma for you


what does that mean ???

more like coincidence !
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Postby Surf Monkey » Wed Aug 18, 2004 7:14 am

yeah almost 52 years to the day the Lynmouth disaster
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Postby jamblo » Wed Aug 18, 2004 11:44 am

it was to the day exactly :o

http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/date ... 960180.stm

it's crazy having somewhere just down the road from you being the main news bulletin on every tv station for two days...
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Postby Paddy.James » Wed Aug 18, 2004 12:45 pm

so now the bridge is down there wont be so many grockles at the beach anymore.....
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Postby thedeadly » Wed Aug 18, 2004 1:27 pm

so now the bridge is down there wont be so many
grockles
at the beach anymore


Grockles is Devon

Emmets is Cornwall

dont think there will be anyone at the beach (dont even know if there is a beach there) not unless you have your own private helicopter to get near the place - looks realy bad up there !
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Postby Paddy.James » Wed Aug 18, 2004 2:07 pm

I aint from cornwall. I is from devon. And leastways...
Emmetts is Ants/tourist and grockles is incomer. tis round our way anyhow.
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Postby thedeadly » Wed Aug 18, 2004 2:27 pm

wher zat too thaan ? lol

i always thought that grockles is devon - i lived there too on dartmoor nr ashburton and we always called ants grockles

then in cornwall the ants were emmets

dunno now lol

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Postby Paddy.James » Wed Aug 18, 2004 2:28 pm

i never got my bunny hops....
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Postby PapaWoolacombe » Fri Oct 01, 2004 12:05 pm

Little story on from floods..

I was in for a session at Combesgate (wooly) and a 24pack of Cornish spring water floats but, then some 7up!!!

By next morning the beach was coverd with shoes, striplights, parts of cars, drinks, Cornish fudge, and two coca cola fridges.

Didn't got thirsty that session.
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Postby okerre » Fri Oct 01, 2004 12:47 pm

that would be fine. They should do it more often......bit hungry during a sesion, just pull up a snack. Genius
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Postby frameline » Fri Oct 01, 2004 1:01 pm

what would be awesome is now the winter is creeping is a hot drinks dispenser out back, we should fit out a goat boat with a thermos system, so it can serve up piping hot drinks, how lush would that be when you cannot feel your lips anymore :D :D
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Postby Paddy.James » Fri Oct 01, 2004 3:00 pm

i seen it done by some lads at scarborough before.
one swims out next to me and gives his mate a mars bar.
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Postby PapaWoolacombe » Sat Oct 02, 2004 12:17 pm

Aye, been many attempts of trying to get a biffta out back and the lighter to light it but wet hands are allways the failing point! Gutted!
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