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by al
26 Jun 2020, 20:43
Forum: Zone 3: Alternative Challenge Chat
Topic: The Raven Alternative Challenge ideas
Replies: 114
Views: 4986

Re: The Raven Alternative Challenge ideas

I know the probability of all the weird routes coming out would be small, but if you got that rural route out of Orpington, coupled with something in the other three corners it would be a fair trek! (Enjoyable, but potentially very long!)
by al
08 Jun 2020, 20:34
Forum: Zone 5: Quizzes & Games
Topic: Rare entires quiz - Lockdown edition - games 'n' pastimes
Replies: 23
Views: 916

Re: Rare entires quiz - Lockdown edition - games 'n' pastimes

Going Underground wrote:
08 Jun 2020, 15:37

7) One of the coloured balls in snooker? (excluding the white cue ball or a red)

al - Brown :lol:
Couldn't resist!

It looks like I contributed a decent chunk of the few points that Steveooo actually got...

Thanks for organising Kev.
by al
08 Jun 2020, 20:23
Forum: Zone 3: Alternative Challenge Chat
Topic: The Raven Alternative Challenge ideas
Replies: 114
Views: 4986

Re: The Raven Alternative Challenge ideas

I was considering a Full Network on that day ... Who isn't? So here is a scenario for you team A) sets of earlier and completes before team B) who set off and complete before team C) Team B's) time is faster than team A) and Team C's) is faster than both... Do team A) have a GWR then team B) then t...
by al
07 Jun 2020, 13:57
Forum: Zone 3: Alternative Challenge Chat
Topic: The Raven Alternative Challenge ideas
Replies: 114
Views: 4986

Re: The Raven Alternative Challenge ideas

Lunaticonthegrass wrote:
07 Jun 2020, 11:50
I think it would be nice to do this to mark the opening of the Northern Line extension, whenever that happens. It would give us a reason to ride it - not that we need a reason.
I was considering a Full Network on that day ...
by al
06 Jun 2020, 22:59
Forum: Zone 1: Full Network Challenge Attempts
Topic: Post-Lockdown FNC
Replies: 18
Views: 1115

Re: Post-Lockdown FNC

Agreed. I always hate NW corner finishes.
by al
16 May 2020, 07:58
Forum: Zone 3: Alternative Challenge Chat
Topic: The Raven Alternative Challenge ideas
Replies: 114
Views: 4986

Re: The Raven Alternative Challenge ideas

And presumably, if it does, it's the only really awkward station as Olympia becomes a doddle with the overground?
by al
06 May 2020, 12:17
Forum: Zone 3: Alternative Challenge Chat
Topic: The Raven Alternative Challenge ideas
Replies: 114
Views: 4986

Re: The Raven Alternative Challenge ideas

I'm sure that Borough thing has been thought of previously, but I may be getting mixed up with a Diamond Geezer post!

The sporting list would surely need Queens Park in there too? :-)
by al
23 Apr 2020, 20:52
Forum: Zone 2: Tube Challenge Chat
Topic: Kensington olympia new regular service?
Replies: 10
Views: 3316

Re: Kensington olympia new regular service?

Those frequencies seem very odd, as they don't mesh at all on common sections , and the minutes past the hour fluctuate with the bottom three routes too.
by al
15 Apr 2020, 21:01
Forum: Zone 3: Alternative Challenge Chat
Topic: Roads Streets and Lanes - Tim Brooke-Taylor
Replies: 15
Views: 1193

Re: Roads Streets and Lanes - Tim Brooke-Taylor

Just had a look at Tangy's website to see how long it generally takes, and saw that I have actually done it already in 2009! Had totally forgotten about it, although I do have a dim memory of starting a challenge at Hanger Lane - this must have been it!
by al
13 Apr 2020, 21:50
Forum: Zone 3: Alternative Challenge Chat
Topic: All Tube Challenge - The return of a mad idea
Replies: 8
Views: 668

Re: All Tube Challenge - The return of a mad idea

If you're going for Fri into Sat, could you not tap into the regular Saturday service to Olympia?
by al
06 Apr 2020, 11:25
Forum: Zone 5: Quizzes & Games
Topic: Virtual Transport Challenge
Replies: 25
Views: 1443

Re: Virtual Transport Challenge

Same train out at 0857 to Birmingham New Street arrive 0933, then 1020 arrive Rugeley 1115.
by al
05 Apr 2020, 23:41
Forum: Zone 5: Quizzes & Games
Topic: Virtual Transport Challenge
Replies: 25
Views: 1443

Re: Virtual Transport Challenge

33 at 0545 to Gloucester arrive 0635
Train 1L98 at 0707 to University arrive 0808
And the the bit of luck, catching the 0811 train to arrive 0839.
by al
05 Apr 2020, 22:06
Forum: Zone 5: Quizzes & Games
Topic: Virtual Transport Challenge
Replies: 25
Views: 1443

Re: Virtual Transport Challenge

I reckon with a bit of luck I'll be there at 0839.
by al
05 Apr 2020, 19:54
Forum: Zone 5: Quizzes & Games
Topic: Virtual Transport Challenge
Replies: 25
Views: 1443

Re: Virtual Transport Challenge

Our mistake was thinking purely of railway stations, when you are heading to Ross on Wye!
by al
04 Apr 2020, 22:49
Forum: Zone 5: Quizzes & Games
Topic: Virtual Transport Challenge
Replies: 25
Views: 1443

Re: Virtual Transport Challenge

You may have realised that I'm guessing without checking here - how about Rowley Regis then if your London stations don't fit?