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Post by Tube Geek » 22 Mar 2017, 15:59

Bloody hell. So glad I'm not a Londoner right now
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Post by quisquidillius » 22 Mar 2017, 17:57

My thoughts go out to the people affected.
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Post by tubeguru » 22 Mar 2017, 18:08

Can I ask people not to post wild speculation about what might or might not have happened? Thanks.

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Post by Tube Geek » 22 Mar 2017, 20:06

I'm just so glad I'm not in London! At least they've been released from the lockdown, now.
Quick conspiracy though - was Neighbours behind it??....
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Post by The Orange One » 22 Mar 2017, 20:55

Westminster tube station is closed. Buses are stationary on the bridge. Traffic is diverted via Waterloo and Lambeth bridges. Whitehall and a number of roads are also closed, including The Mall and Constitution Hill - but all these (barring Westminster Bridge itself) remain open to pedestrians. The footbridges at Hungerford Bridge remain open, and people are using them. Several amateur film crews have set up on the southernmost of the Hungerford footbridges to film. There are two boats, one either side of the bridge, stopping river traffic from passing through. The Royal Festival Hall is closed.

Other than a heightened police presence, everything else functions as normal. It takes more than this to break London. See you at the Random 15.
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Post by Tube Geek » 23 Mar 2017, 06:45

What annoys me is how everyone's using the we are not afraid thing again. I mean, no, we're not, but why the Roundel? Surely Big Ben or London Eye would be better!
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Post by tubeguru » 23 Mar 2017, 08:36

Because the Underground represents London in many people's minds. It's not your place to be annoyed by that.
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Post by Tube Geek » 23 Mar 2017, 10:58

Pretty sure I'm allowed to be annoyed...
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Post by Steeevooo » 23 Mar 2017, 11:58

So there's been a terrorism event which has resulted in deaths of civilians and officers, and numerous injuries, and the thing that is infuriating you the most is the fact that people are using a tube roundel as a sign of solidarity?

Some people really need to get a grip.

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Post by Tube Geek » 23 Mar 2017, 12:45

Did I say it's what annoys me most??...

No. What annoys me most is how people do this for fun
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Post by tubeguru » 23 Mar 2017, 13:43

Tube Geek wrote:Did I say it's what annoys me most??...

No. What annoys me most is how people do this for fun
That people do what for fun?
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Post by Tube Geek » 23 Mar 2017, 16:55

Terrorists cause ''Fear'' for fun. It seems. I know they don't, but it seems like it
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Post by tubeguru » 23 Mar 2017, 17:01

Tube Geek wrote:Terrorists cause ''Fear'' for fun. It seems. I know they don't, but it seems like it
You know they don't, but it's what annoys you the most?

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Post by Tube Geek » 23 Mar 2017, 18:02

Not really......
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Re: Westminster

Post by A Challenge » 25 Mar 2017, 08:10

Then why are we?
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