Two Minutes Silence

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Re: Two Minutes Silence

Post by palkanetoijala31 » 17 Nov 2016, 11:08

tubeguru wrote:
Tube Geek wrote:Can I make a suggestion?

Close the topic
Why?
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Re: Two Minutes Silence

Post by tubeguru » 17 Nov 2016, 11:12

I am not locking this thread. There's nothing wrong with it.
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Re: Two Minutes Silence

Post by Tube Geek » 17 Nov 2016, 12:47

tubeguru wrote:I am not locking this thread. There's nothing wrong with it.
Apart from a load of arguing about stuff that should be in a new topic
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Re: Two Minutes Silence

Post by tubeguru » 17 Nov 2016, 12:56

Tube Geek wrote:
tubeguru wrote:I am not locking this thread. There's nothing wrong with it.
Apart from a load of arguing about stuff that should be in a new topic
Like the rest of this forum.
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Re: Two Minutes Silence

Post by The Orange One » 17 Nov 2016, 15:02

Urgh, what is this thread?

1) At 11:00 on the 11th of November this year, I was in a scientific experiment in a basement repeating words, so no silence for me. As a rule, I observe the silence if possible, but I have not since 2012 (when it fell on a Sunday), because the last three years have seen me in lectures furiously copying things down. Also, 2011 (a Friday), 2010 (a Thursday) and 2009 (a Wednesday) saw me in lessons, so apart from 2012 when it happened on Sunday, I haven't really had a chance to celebrate this one for a while.

Not everyone can afford to stop for two minutes. I would not be surprised if Tubeguru was driving a train at that time, and even if he wasn't, hundreds of people were - do you want them to stop doing everything for two minutes? What about surgeons in the operating theatre? Those who died did so for our freedom and our world today. Forcing everyone to be silent and stopping the world for two minutes is a pretty poor way to repay that.

2) For the love of God shut up about Wikipedia.

3) The same goes for interfering with the forum.
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Re: Two Minutes Silence

Post by michael_churchill » 17 Nov 2016, 16:22

The Orange One wrote: 2) For the love of God shut up about Wikipedia.
I actually find the rants by (full name and nationality withheld) quite entertaining. Like a less frightening version of the homeless man who shouts at pigeons in the park.

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Re: Two Minutes Silence

Post by palkanetoijala31 » 17 Nov 2016, 16:24

The Orange One wrote:Urgh, what is this thread?

1) At 11:00 on the 11th of November this year, I was in a scientific experiment in a basement repeating words, so no silence for me. As a rule, I observe the silence if possible, but I have not since 2012 (when it fell on a Sunday), because the last three years have seen me in lectures furiously copying things down. Also, 2011 (a Friday), 2010 (a Thursday) and 2009 (a Wednesday) saw me in lessons, so apart from 2012 when it happened on Sunday, I haven't really had a chance to celebrate this one for a while.

Not everyone can afford to stop for two minutes. I would not be surprised if Tubeguru was driving a train at that time, and even if he wasn't, hundreds of people were - do you want them to stop doing everything for two minutes? What about surgeons in the operating theatre? Those who died did so for our freedom and our world today. Forcing everyone to be silent and stopping the world for two minutes is a pretty poor way to repay that.

2) For the love of God shut up about Wikipedia. Err no until it's a legal accountable organisation.

3) The same goes for interfering with the forum.

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Re: Two Minutes Silence

Post by Tube Geek » 17 Nov 2016, 17:34

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The Orange One wrote: 2) For the love of God shut up about Wikipedia.
I actually find the rants by (full name and nationality withheld) quite entertaining. Like a less frightening version of the homeless man who shouts at pigeons in the park.
Why DOES he do that? AJ?
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Re: Two Minutes Silence

Post by tubeguru » 18 Nov 2016, 00:10

The Orange One wrote:I would not be surprised if Tubeguru was driving a train at that time
Funnily enough, I was mobilising the 11.06 on platform 9 at Paddington, so sort of. :)
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Re: Two Minutes Silence

Post by A Challenge » 18 Nov 2016, 06:40

tubeguru wrote:
The Orange One wrote:I would not be surprised if Tubeguru was driving a train at that time
Funnily enough, I was mobilising the 11.06 on platform 9 at Paddington, so sort of. :)
That one (1C79 11:06 London Paddington to Plymouth) ran late I see, most late through Tiverton Parkway and Newton Abbot I see (at 7 minutes) and 5 late into Plymouth!
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Re: Two Minutes Silence

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A Challenge wrote: Funnily enough, I was mobilising the 11.06 on platform 9 at Paddington, so sort of. :)
That one (1C79 11:06 London Paddington to Plymouth) ran late I see, most late through Tiverton Parkway and Newton Abbot I see (at 7 minutes) and 5 late into Plymouth!
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Re: Two Minutes Silence

Post by Tube Geek » 19 Nov 2016, 12:43

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