Mornington Crescent

Can you identify a station from just a paving slab? Sadly, some people can
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Re: Mornington Crescent

Post by RobbieM » 08 Dec 2014, 13:06

al wrote:Actually, Jack declared the calling of Mornington Crescent an illegal move as there wasn't a name in it, which you've just disproved!
Ah, now you've ruined it for us all. We were going to discover it for ourselves this evening. Now I guess we may as well just go home to bed... :)

Just kidding. But if Jack didn't think that 'Mo' was a name, there may be a lot of disgruntled listener feedback. More than just Mrs Trellis...!
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Re: Mornington Crescent

Post by RobbieM » 09 Dec 2014, 17:38

Oh well, I did enjoy last night's show anyway. And so good to hear our friends from the Hidden Underground story making appearances. I guess the ISIHAC gang must follow our forum!
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Re: Mornington Crescent

Post by A Challenge » 09 Feb 2015, 15:51

Why don't we get back to the topic (if you remember it was a game of Mornington Cresent). What was the last valid station (I think it was Stratford High Street). Could someone (tubeguru maybe) please clarify the last valid station.
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Re: Mornington Crescent

Post by tubeguru » 09 Feb 2015, 20:12

The last valid move was Stratford High Street by tractakid. I assume he took the spare red tokens for that.
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Re: Mornington Crescent

Post by RobbieM » 10 Feb 2015, 21:43

Stratford? That's my favourite 'High Street' station! Red tokens? Yes, but Stratford High St is surely worth Gold tokens...

I'll use the protracted-bisection-leap method to take us to Croxley.
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Re: Mornington Crescent

Post by The Orange One » 11 Feb 2015, 10:59

Ooh, good one. Puts me in an awkward situation there, so I'll have to do a backwards shunt to Uxbridge Vine Street.
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Re: Mornington Crescent

Post by RobbieM » 11 Feb 2015, 18:30

Where better can you go from Uxbridge Vine Street than Gants Hill? Let's got to Gants Hill.
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Re: Mornington Crescent

Post by tractakid » 16 Mar 2015, 00:45

Willesden
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Re: Mornington Crescent

Post by greatkingrat » 16 Mar 2015, 16:40

If there is a station just called "Willesden", then we must have gone back to before 1866.

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Re: Mornington Crescent

Post by GuyBarry » 16 Mar 2015, 19:17

greatkingrat wrote:If there is a station just called "Willesden", then we must have gone back to before 1866.
Where did you get the idea that moves in Mornington Crescent have to be names of stations?

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Re: Mornington Crescent

Post by The Orange One » 16 Mar 2015, 19:40

He must be playing Trumpington's Variations. Which means a walk down to Belgrave Walk.
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Re: Mornington Crescent

Post by Urzzz1871 » 17 Mar 2015, 14:41

Get in! I can finally play my "River Wandle Spotter's" card.

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Re: Mornington Crescent

Post by tractakid » 17 Mar 2015, 20:59

I followed the labyrinths all the way to Mile End, dodging knip along the way.
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Re: Mornington Crescent

Post by The Orange One » 18 Mar 2015, 16:27

And I'll go the extra mile and play Devons Road. Hold on, taking the Devon Diveunder allows me to pull a Devon Resident Card - I have Thomas Bodley.

So I'll have a second spin to Oxford Circus - I believe that means I'm not "in knip" yet.
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Re: Mornington Crescent

Post by RobbieM » 19 Mar 2015, 14:12

Gaah! You upset my long-desired attempt to play Sheppard's Shuffle! That leaves me with only one possible place to go:

Queenstown Road (Battersea).

Get out of that, if you can!
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