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by Lunaticonthegrass
21 Oct 2020, 19:43
Forum: Zone W: Off Topic Chat
Topic: The latest COVID-19 guidance
Replies: 20
Views: 1300

Re: The latest COVID-19 guidance

A few months later on and we find ourselfs in the era of tiers. The tier 2 guidance, which covers London (https://www.gov.uk/guidance/local-covid-alert-level-high#travel) states "...you should and aim to reduce the number of journeys you make where possible". So I'm guessing that challenging is out ...
by Lunaticonthegrass
17 Oct 2020, 18:13
Forum: Zone 2: Tube Challenge Chat
Topic: Rush Hour
Replies: 8
Views: 215

Re: Rush Hour

Right then, since you ask... In the one FNC I did I was tripped up by rush hour - twice! In the morning we arrived at Aldgate on platform 4 on a Circle line train from Tower Hill. We were getting ready to run up the stairs and down the road to Aldgate East, only to find that a Met line train packed ...
by Lunaticonthegrass
13 Oct 2020, 20:53
Forum: Zone W: Off Topic Chat
Topic: Michael Churchill's weekly 'amazing' facts (with explanations)
Replies: 24
Views: 2381

Re: Michael Churchill's weekly 'amazing' facts (with explanations)

Lunaticonthegrass wrote:
13 Oct 2020, 20:52
GuyBarry wrote:
12 Oct 2020, 18:33
Katie Boyle presented the 1974 Eurovision Song Contest wearing no underwear.
How on earth do we know this??

Do I even to know how we know this?!
*want to know...
by Lunaticonthegrass
13 Oct 2020, 20:52
Forum: Zone W: Off Topic Chat
Topic: Michael Churchill's weekly 'amazing' facts (with explanations)
Replies: 24
Views: 2381

Re: Michael Churchill's weekly 'amazing' facts (with explanations)

GuyBarry wrote:
12 Oct 2020, 18:33
Katie Boyle presented the 1974 Eurovision Song Contest wearing no underwear.
How on earth do we know this??

Do I even to know how we know this?!
by Lunaticonthegrass
08 Oct 2020, 22:51
Forum: Zone W: Off Topic Chat
Topic: Emerson park 710
Replies: 9
Views: 264

Re: Emerson park 710

It's official (I've just seen it) that Romford to Upminster LO is being served by class 710's Unnecessary plural? what?? I think he means that there shouldn't be an apostrophe in "710s". Blimey, we must be bored if we've started picking each other up on points of grammar! No, my particular pedantry...
by Lunaticonthegrass
08 Oct 2020, 14:01
Forum: Zone W: Off Topic Chat
Topic: Emerson park 710
Replies: 9
Views: 264

Re: Emerson park 710

trains 500 wrote:
08 Oct 2020, 13:15
michael_churchill wrote:
08 Oct 2020, 08:54
trains 500 wrote:
07 Oct 2020, 14:51
It's official (I've just seen it) that Romford to Upminster LO is being served by class 710's
Unnecessary plural?
what??
I think he means that there shouldn't be an apostrophe in "710s".

Blimey, we must be bored if we've started picking each other up on points of grammar!
by Lunaticonthegrass
07 Oct 2020, 18:04
Forum: Zone 3: Alternative Challenge Chat
Topic: The Raven Alternative Challenge ideas
Replies: 163
Views: 15610

Re: The Raven Alternative Challenge ideas

It probably is, but you'd still need to allow for a lot of running up and down escalators, plus catching far more trains than a normal Zone 1.
by Lunaticonthegrass
04 Oct 2020, 16:44
Forum: Zone 3: Alternative Challenge Chat
Topic: The Raven Alternative Challenge ideas
Replies: 163
Views: 15610

Re: The Raven Alternative Challenge ideas

P.S. This one occured to me after loads of my friends asking me if one has to get out at every station on a Tube Challenge.
by Lunaticonthegrass
04 Oct 2020, 14:51
Forum: Zone 3: Alternative Challenge Chat
Topic: The Raven Alternative Challenge ideas
Replies: 163
Views: 15610

Re: The Raven Alternative Challenge ideas

Ultimate Zone 1 (Truly insane) -

Zone 1, but Parks Challenge style i.e. get out and take a photo of the roundel outside every station.
by Lunaticonthegrass
21 Sep 2020, 19:05
Forum: Zone 2: Tube Challenge Chat
Topic: Bailey: Sponsor Tube Stations to Rescue TFL Finances
Replies: 5
Views: 388

Re: Bailey: Sponsor Tube Stations to Rescue TFL Finances

I logged in this evening to start this topic, but someone beat me to it! Not that I mind in the slightest. Article link here: https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-8752657/Tube-stations-renamed-plans-Tory-London-mayoral-candidate-Shaun-Bailey.html (Apologies for Daily Fail, but it was that or the...
by Lunaticonthegrass
19 Sep 2020, 13:30
Forum: Zone 3: Alternative Challenge Chat
Topic: Roads Streets and Lanes - Tim Brooke-Taylor
Replies: 21
Views: 2555

Re: Roads Streets and Lanes - Tim Brooke-Taylor

EastActionWoman wrote:
29 Aug 2020, 11:43
I'll submit route and interchange times to Tangy and see what he says about the pass through.
Have you heard back from Tangy yet? explorerticket.co.uk hasn't been updated since March, but was wondering if he'd told you anything directly.
by Lunaticonthegrass
29 Aug 2020, 16:57
Forum: Zone 4: Non-LU Challenges
Topic: Metrolink Challenge
Replies: 63
Views: 33715

Re: Metrolink Challenge

How did this go?
by Lunaticonthegrass
29 Aug 2020, 16:54
Forum: Zone 3: Alternative Challenge Chat
Topic: The Raven Alternative Challenge ideas
Replies: 163
Views: 15610

Re: The Raven Alternative Challenge ideas

Nah - Watford underground to Watford Junction is far too long. Was thinking Rickmansworth then Chiltern train for quicker way into town.
by Lunaticonthegrass
28 Aug 2020, 09:06
Forum: Zone 3: Alternative Challenge Chat
Topic: The Raven Alternative Challenge ideas
Replies: 163
Views: 15610

Re: The Raven Alternative Challenge ideas

Would we be allowed to go beyond Zone 6?
by Lunaticonthegrass
23 Aug 2020, 13:13
Forum: Zone 1: Full Network Challenge Attempts
Topic: 1st FNC advice pls
Replies: 15
Views: 1419

Re: 1st FNC advice pls

jambogogs wrote:
22 Aug 2020, 13:48
...thought about doing it on a Saturday when there’s a regular service.
Good luck finding a Saturday without engineering works!