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1 hour ago, Happy Sunrise said:

How did the terms 'in the van' and 'to the chair' come about?

the chair, I guess refers to (death) seat...just the word chair replaces  seat.........and "in the van" doesn't make sense to me, i always think of the gaurds van on a train but that was always the very last carriage!

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18 minutes ago, Flagship uberalles said:

the chair, I guess refers to (death) seat...just the word chair replaces  seat.........and "in the van" doesn't make sense to me, i always think of the gaurds van on a train but that was always the very last carriage!

I had a search.

As in vanguard.

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23 minutes ago, Flagship uberalles said:

the chair, I guess refers to (death) seat...just the word chair replaces  seat.........and "in the van" doesn't make sense to me, i always think of the gaurds van on a train but that was always the very last carriage!

So I suppose Brodie is in the van in his crusade against the TAB and Rangatira is in the van in his crusade against Brodie.

I just wonder how much petrol is left in the tank before the 'vans' run out. 

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2 minutes ago, Happy Sunrise said:

So I suppose Brodie is in the van in his crusade against the TAB and Rangatira is in the van in his crusade against Brodie.

I just wonder how much petrol is left in the tank before the 'vans' run out. 

no crusade

just pointing out the brodsters lies in an attempt to preserve history

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56 minutes ago, Happy Sunrise said:

I had a search.

As in vanguard.

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nice one happy, one cryptic clue sorted....I'm sure half the comentators don't know the real meaning either, these terms are just passed down. I remember reg clapp never (in my memory) called "the chair" or even "death seat" he just called it "sitting in the death"

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Just now, Flagship uberalles said:

nice one happy, one cryptic clue sorted....I'm sure half the comentators don't know the real meaning either, these terms are just passed down. I remember reg clapp never (in my memory) called "the chair" or even "death seat" he just called it "sitting in the death"

did murray burns say "playing the iron horse" ?

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57 minutes ago, Happy Sunrise said:

So I suppose Brodie is in the van in his crusade against the TAB and Rangatira is in the van in his crusade against Brodie.

I just wonder how much petrol is left in the tank before the 'vans' run out. 

tit begs the question ....who alllllllllllll dressed up blah blah blah.....what would Aaron's nick name for brodster and Ranga be?

 

 

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1 minute ago, Flagship uberalles said:

tit begs the question ....who alllllllllllll dressed up blah blah blah.....what would Aaron's nick name for brodster and Ranga be?

 

 

i am sure i would be chief no bull

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8 minutes ago, Flagship uberalles said:

what would Aaron's nick name for brodster and Ranga be?

.....Here comes Brodie 'the Anchovy' down the outside with Flame Lady..........?

Works for me.

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1 hour ago, Flagship uberalles said:

that's a bit of a red herring happy

Red Herring was a distant second after sitting in the death chair outside 'the Anchovy' in the van on Flame Lady. Whip, blinds and plugs untouched.

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22 minutes ago, Happy Sunrise said:

Red Herring was a distant second after sitting in the death chair outside 'the Anchovy' in the van on Flame Lady. Whip, blinds and plugs untouched.

Race 7 at Greymouth.

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40 minutes ago, eljay said:

who would get orl dressed up, if they had nowhere to go anyway?    

Aaron's great grandfather from America is responsible! handed down through generations..Screenshot_2020-01-18-19-08-07.thumb.png.bd75af6cfe3f4f7afc2d9ceaa877dc8a.png

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8 hours ago, Rangatira said:

i am sure i would be chief no bull

Ranga, more like Chief Bull Shite

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On 18/01/2020 at 5:25 PM, Happy Sunrise said:

Red Herring was a distant second after sitting in the death chair outside 'the Anchovy' in the van on Flame Lady. Whip, blinds and plugs untouched.

All sounds abit fishy to me.

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