Don't Mention Bananas - The TPF Oxford Thread

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  1. Antarctican

    Antarctican No longer a newbie, moving up!

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    So, ummm, where's the pic of the TPF salute?? [​IMG]


     
  2. PlasticSpanner

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    Maybe have a look at this new thread Corinna? http://www.thephotoforum.com/forum/showthread.php?p=1416623#post1416623
     
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    Originally Posted by tempra [​IMG]
    This was short lived after Sandie spotted something drop out of Ferny's trouser leg...

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    I heard he was a fun-guy, but this is taking things too far! [​IMG]
     
  4. Alex_B

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    had fun this night, but for some strange reason i cannot post any photos!
     
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    LaFoto Just Corinna in real life Staff Member Supporting Member

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  6. tempra

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    So, after our coffee we headed on into the chapel, it was quite a posh chapel as they left their books lying around and no-one has stole them yet

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    There was even a golden bird that hadn't been nicked, so we knew we were in a reasonably safe place

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    Monty and Chris made their way up the aisle

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    And we looked in awe at the rather large and shiny organ that was in the ceiling

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    There was some nice artwork that has since suffered at the hands of photoshop

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    along with a few dodgy shadows that appeared

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    Underneath all of this calmness though, it was clear that all was not well -simple instructions were ignored...

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    the statues looked elsewhere so they wouldn't get the blame

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    and despite the signs that said no mobile phones, Sandie kept in touch with her friends

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    Louise took a pew after a rousing rendition of ave maria

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    and a couple of sinister shadows appeared on the massive organ

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    It was time to leave, should I take the pencil or not??? oh the temptation!

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    so out of 13 people at the meet up only 4 have posted photos
     
  8. tempra

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    Terrible isn't it - there's a typo in your sig as well!

    I'll chase up the college two in a couple of weeks - half term at the mo, amd Sandie has some, so I'll get her to post hers - and Montys.

    In the meantime, I'll carry on posting :wink:
     
  9. tempra

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    So, we eventually found our way out of the secret garden that is St Johns College, and landed outside of the doorway of the Lamb & Flag where we felt obliged to sample a little of the local hospitality - I failed to take any photos in there as I was thirsty!

    After being suitably refreshed, we headed over to the Museum of Natural History - somewhere that Corinna's daughter Sabine visited a couple of times while she was in Oxford.

    The main thing to remember is not to step on the grates in there, as thats when the monsters appear - too late!

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    Next thing you know, all hell broke loose, and I narrowly missed being stepped on by a T-Rex...

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    On closer inspection, I think he could have done with a pedicure

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    Crowds of people though it was all part of the show - it was too late for them though

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    This couple didn't stand a chance as several of the beasts attacked at once

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    Claire was a gonner

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    Sandie came close...

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    ...but managed to evade the jaws of death

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    but then wasn't so lucky once the raptor found her...

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    Caroline just didnt see it coming...

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    Luckily, I was still alive and managed to dodge this beast

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    Chris was trying to work out 'what that button does' = it was too late for him...

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    Just when I thought it was the end for all of us, a heroine stepped into the breach to take control

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    With her trusty sidekick they managed to remove the kid from the grate, and quell the invasion of the beasts. After removing the kid, they returned triumphant from their victory

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    Well done! said the statuesque fellow in the museum

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    And to celebrate, he did a magic trick with coins

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    Ferny looked on in awe, he hadn't seen anything like this since Fred the fiddler invited him into his house one afternoon many years ago

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    Not wanting to lose any more of our number, we left the museum and headed off in search of food.
     
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    Excellent narration Tony! Can't wait for the next installment! :thumbup:
     
  11. LaFoto

    LaFoto Just Corinna in real life Staff Member Supporting Member

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    You're taking the words out of my mouth, Chris. I thought the VERY same when I first looked through your newest installment, Tony. (And sure enough, Sabine was in there, NEVER stepping on the grates in the floor, of course [whoa! :shock: ], and she took many a good photo in there back then, too!)
     
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    the typo stays, its my only true friend
     

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