Acrostics from the Overground

Can you identify a station from just a paving slab? Sadly, some people can
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Acrostics from the Overground

Post by GuyBarry » 18 Sep 2016, 09:36

The (predictable) sequel to "Acrostics from the Tube". Rules should be obvious, but just in case: travel along each Overground line, one station at a time, writing a sentence or sequence of sentences whose initial letters spell out the name of the station.

Let's start with the North London line (Richmond to Stratford):

Remarkably, I can hear my own nostrils dilating.
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Post by The Orange One » 18 Sep 2016, 20:47

Knowing eyes widen, graduates are readily discovering eye / nose similarities.
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Post by Tube Geek » 18 Sep 2016, 20:51

Ghoulish underpants never noted Edward's rubbish singing. But, unintentionally, Royal yachts....
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Post by The Orange One » 18 Sep 2016, 21:06

Sail on unknown tides.

Having a comeback to our nostrils...
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Re: Acrostics from the Overground

Post by GuyBarry » 19 Sep 2016, 07:44

And a welcome comeback to the acrostics game!

Always check they're open. Now close each nostril, the right and left.
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Re: Acrostics from the Overground

Post by GuyBarry » 21 Sep 2016, 16:33

Well, it's looking lonely, eventually. So defiantly exemplify not just Underground networks - cover the incredible Overground network!
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Post by Steeevooo » 22 Sep 2016, 08:20

Keeping Education Neatly Sanitised Assists Learned Readers In Solving Enigmas

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Re: Acrostics from the Overground

Post by GuyBarry » 22 Sep 2016, 09:07

But, rather oddly, no decently educated scholar's brought up respectably. Young people are ridiculously knowledgeable.
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Re: Acrostics from the Overground

Post by GuyBarry » 26 Sep 2016, 10:20

Let's try to keep this going:

British Rail operated nationally. Did England see better urban railways yesteryear?
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Re: Acrostics from the Overground

Post by The Orange One » 26 Sep 2016, 14:35

Well, England saw trains every normal day. Late always, never early.

Whoops, that was back in the 70s...

Well, England saw trains halting at Manchester Piccadilly. "Stop trains early," a driver...
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Re: Acrostics from the Overground

Post by GuyBarry » 26 Sep 2016, 15:51

...fiercely intoned. "Now come here! Let's examine your railway operation and discuss a new deal for railway operatives. Guards need a lot!"
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Post by The Orange One » 26 Sep 2016, 17:51

He, and most passengers, said, "To end a dispute, hear everyone and take heed."
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Re: Acrostics from the Overground

Post by GuyBarry » 27 Sep 2016, 10:06

Going on strike proved expensive. Lots of angry kids...
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