101 things to do on the tube before you die

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Re: 101 things to do on the tube before you die

Post by DavidC » 03 Dec 2020, 16:48

Transfer from one train to another train through an intermediate train (eg at Morden)
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Re: 101 things to do on the tube before you die

Post by trains 500 » 03 Dec 2020, 16:56

Iain wrote:
03 Dec 2020, 16:25
trains 500 wrote:
25 Nov 2020, 13:09
maybe exclude the kennington loop and bank turnback
are theese classed as illegal??
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Re: 101 things to do on the tube before you die

Post by RJSRdg » 04 Dec 2020, 20:04

Travel round the Rickmansworth- Croxley curve.
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Re: 101 things to do on the tube before you die

Post by RJSRdg » 04 Dec 2020, 20:06

Catch a boat on a Tube challenge (I think I'm the only person to have done that, but it didn't help me!)
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Re: 101 things to do on the tube before you die

Post by RJSRdg » 04 Dec 2020, 20:10

Do a run between Tube stations that involves going through another building.

(The one through the University between Goodge Street and Russell Square is the best-known, but there may well be others. I remember a group of us doing the run from Hampstead Heath (LO) and Belsize Park and debating whether it was possible to take a short cut through the hospital. I think we decided that even if it was possible, given the state several of us were in, if we went inside, they may not let us out again....)
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Re: 101 things to do on the tube before you die

Post by RJSRdg » 04 Dec 2020, 20:11

Catch the H15 heritage bus during a Tube challenge (just missed one on one R15, and it's questionable whether there will be opportunity to do so again).
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Re: 101 things to do on the tube before you die

Post by RJSRdg » 04 Dec 2020, 20:12

Cross Abbey Road zebra crossing on a Tube Challenge.
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Re: 101 things to do on the tube before you die

Post by RJSRdg » 04 Dec 2020, 20:13

Be on the verge of a new FNC record, when, with 268 stations done, you fall asleep during the layover at Heathrow Terminal 4 and wake up back at Cockfosters...

(No, I haven't done that, but I'm the sort of person who probably would!)
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Re: 101 things to do on the tube before you die

Post by tintin » 16 Jan 2021, 15:59

DavidC wrote:
03 Dec 2020, 16:44

* a carriage where smoking is allowed, not one that is already smouldering
I know which one is more likely.

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Re: 101 things to do on the tube before you die

Post by DavidC » 16 Jan 2021, 17:37

Use the communication cord/handle/button for a genuine emergency
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Re: 101 things to do on the tube before you die

Post by DavidC » 16 Jan 2021, 17:38

Use a platform emergency alert button for a genuine emergency
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Re: 101 things to do on the tube before you die

Post by DavidC » 16 Jan 2021, 17:42

tintin wrote:
16 Jan 2021, 15:59
On my last attempt at the South of the River Challenge I observed someone [...]
Until I read this, I had only considered the term geographically. Now I can see that it has potential as an Urban Dictionary euphemism too...
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Re: 101 things to do on the tube before you die

Post by Golf » 16 Jan 2021, 23:15

RJSRdg wrote:
04 Dec 2020, 20:10
Do a run between Tube stations that involves going through another building.

(The one through the University between Goodge Street and Russell Square is the best-known, but there may well be others. I remember a group of us doing the run from Hampstead Heath (LO) and Belsize Park and debating whether it was possible to take a short cut through the hospital. I think we decided that even if it was possible, given the state several of us were in, if we went inside, they may not let us out again....)
The legendary high street ken to earls court through i think boots springs to mind.
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Re: 101 things to do on the tube before you die

Post by Going Underground » 17 Jan 2021, 21:09

Golf wrote:
16 Jan 2021, 23:15
RJSRdg wrote:
04 Dec 2020, 20:10
Do a run between Tube stations that involves going through another building.

(The one through the University between Goodge Street and Russell Square is the best-known, but there may well be others. I remember a group of us doing the run from Hampstead Heath (LO) and Belsize Park and debating whether it was possible to take a short cut through the hospital. I think we decided that even if it was possible, given the state several of us were in, if we went inside, they may not let us out again....)
The legendary high street ken to earls court through i think boots springs to mind.
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