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Al's C-Ling Shoes (Pat. Pending) #64544
04/09/06 05:28 AM
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pauluk  Offline OP
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From Alan Belson:

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Bored waiting for the Grand National to start. Doodled this.


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Re: Al's C-Ling Shoes (Pat. Pending) #64545
04/09/06 07:01 AM
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Ha Ha Ha Ha! [Linked Image] [Linked Image]

Good one Alan!.
Best laugh I've had all day.

Re: Al's C-Ling Shoes (Pat. Pending) #64546
04/09/06 10:16 AM
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This make me laugh out loud. Keep it coming in Alan [Linked Image]

Re: Al's C-Ling Shoes (Pat. Pending) #64547
04/10/06 07:21 AM
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IanR  Offline
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ROTF

I needed that this morning!

Re: Al's C-Ling Shoes (Pat. Pending) #64548
04/10/06 08:44 AM
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steve ancient apprentice  Offline
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Nice al. After this weekend I needed that. Also punch in candlepin bowling and then when you get there click the ICBA web site. Thats bowling

Re: Al's C-Ling Shoes (Pat. Pending) #64549
04/10/06 03:00 PM
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Thanks Steve.
I'd never heard of 'Candlepin Bowling' till your first post, it looks great fun. We had a poor relation to this in England called 'Skittles'. Using only 9 pins, rough turned in a squatter barrel-shape and with similar smaller-sized wooden balls, 5"-6" diameter. Same scoring system, but times 9 of course, all chalked up on a blackboard. Not mechanised, and at church fetes/ agricultural fairs and stuff in the fifties we often played highest score of the afternoon won a weaner pig!
Fortunately, I never staggered home to Ma with a pig under my arm as a spotty youth. I dread to think what the reaction would have been-

Ma; "Where the Dickens did you find THAT filthy disgusting animal!!?? "

Pig; "A-hem. He won me at Skittles, ma'am!"


Alan


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