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Post by The Orange One » 30 Sep 2013, 19:34

Change the name of some book/film/play/song/musical to reflect a tube station - for example Alperton and Cleopatra.

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Post by RobbieM » 30 Sep 2013, 22:53

Seven Sisters Act
After you, madam - I'll wait for the next direct train to Mill Hill East.
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Post by DrainBrain » 01 Oct 2013, 15:27

Seven Grooms for Seven Sisters
Breakfast at Surrey Quays
The Dark Knightsbridge
Raiders of the Lost Archway
Oakwood Scissorhands
How Bethnal Green Was My Roding Valley
Royal Oak to Bethnal Green in 333 days
Heathrow Terminal 4 to Amersham in 17 hours, 42 minutes and 22 seconds

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Post by The Orange One » 01 Oct 2013, 18:26

The Lord of the Rings: The Two Tower Hills
The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King's Cross St Pancras
East Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom
West Acton Story - with the hit songs Olympia and I want the fast train to Amersham.
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Post by Urzzz1871 » 01 Oct 2013, 19:45

Beckton the Future
2 attempts
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(Not getting much quicker)

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Post by Going Underground » 01 Oct 2013, 22:41

A few to be going on with...


Neasden Mother Brown.....
Don't look back in Ongar...
If I was a Richmond.....
Ealing's nothing more than Ealing's
HMS Pinnerfore...
Doing the Lambeth North, Oi!
Wanstead dead or alive...
Waterloo, I was defeated you won the war
When I get to Warwick Avenue
It's a nice day for a White City!
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Post by greatkingrat » 01 Oct 2013, 23:59

That's the Zone 1 team names sorted for the next few years then!
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Post by tractakid » 02 Oct 2013, 00:16

Or there is simply Waterloo...
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Post by Going Underground » 02 Oct 2013, 12:05

greatkingrat wrote:That's the Zone 1 team names sorted for the next few years then!

And they are all mine. no copying :wink:
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Post by Rhys1995 » 07 Oct 2013, 20:02

Once upon a time in the Hounslow West.
The Phantom of the Ongar.
The Seven Seas of Redbridge - Queen
Tottenham Hale to the Chimp.
Kingsbury Kong.
Jurassic Hyde Park Corner.
Green Park Street.
Priscilla! The Queensbury of the Desert.
Highbury - James Blunt
Disturbance at the Heron Quays House - R.E.M.
The Great Portland Street Beyond - R.E.M.
Perivale - Coldplay
Only Fairlop and Horses
The Battle of Stamford Brook
50 Shadwells of Grey
Murder on the Leyton Orient Express
Upminstertown Girl - Billy Joel
Nightmare on Elm Park Street
A Mile End Night's Dagenham East
Roding Valley and St. James's Park
Dollis Hill in my Chiswick Park - Madness
One step Barbican - Madness
One Becontree Hill
What's the Frequency, Kennington? - R.E.M.
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Post by The Orange One » 28 Jan 2014, 15:03

Urzzz1871 wrote:Beckton the Future
Alternatively:

"Bak to the Future" - Morden "Morty" McFly is a teenage boy living in London, 1985. In the early hours of October 26th, Morty meets his friend, Dr Embankment "Doc" Brown in Elephant and Castle tube station, where Emmett reveals a time machine converted from a 1983 Tube Stock. It is powered by Heathronium, a mysterious radioactive mineral found during the London Underground excavation at Heathrow Airport, and travels to a preset date when it reaches 88 mph. However, he is shot by overnight tube workers before he can make his first trip. Morty, who attempts to escape in the train up the Bakerloo Line, accidently sets off the machine, which transports him to November 5th, 1955.

Morty, who does not have the Heathronium for a return trip, visits the Doc of 1955, an aspiring tube challenger living in Watford Junction. Doc, who has just dreamed up the time machine, and hopes to use it to finally achieve a completion on the 1955 network, tells him that as Heathronium cannot be obtained due to stringent security checks (until the excavation in the 1970s), the only available power source for the 1.21 gigawatts is a bolt of lightning. Reading that a bolt of lightning is due to strike Harlesden on November 12, 1955 (it strikes the Harlesden Jubilee Clock), he begins to hook up the clock to the Bakerloo southbound tracks at Harlesden. Morty tells him there's not enough track from Harrow and Wealdstone or Elephant and Castle to reach 88mph, but Doc reminds him the line goes as far back as Watford Junction.

After a string of mishaps and grandfather paradoxes, Doc successfully sends Morty back to 1985.

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Post by Rhys1995 » 28 Jan 2014, 23:39

Oh and a few more to have a look at...

The only way is Essex Road
You're a Star Lane - Lighthouse Family
Nightmare on Elm Park Street
HeathrowAirportman - R.E.M.
Angel - Simply Red
Shaun of the Wanstead
Russell Square Howard live at the 02
The Wolf of Walthamstow Street
The Crystal Palace Maze
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Post by Iain » 29 Jan 2014, 00:28

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Post by Rhys1995 » 30 Jan 2014, 12:20

Robin Hood and the Babes in the Oakwood
I Canning Town n't Sing!
Rush - The story of two rivals on an FNC (hahaha)
We are the Champions - obtaining the GWR on an FNC
The Hillingdons are alive with the sound of music
God save the Queensbury - The Sex Pistols
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Post by Tube Geek » 19 May 2016, 21:20

Having set up my own without realising this existed -

Snow White City
East Hamlet
West Hamlet
Cinder Elephant & Castle
Joseph and His Amersham Techni Colliers Wood Dreamcoat
The Snaresbrook and the Tortoise
Gr East Acton
Toy Chorleywood
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