• Hi Guest, The forum will be moving hosts on 26 July and as such will be closed from Midday until the move has completed.
    As we will be with new hosts it may take a while before DNS get updated so it could take while before you can get back on the forum.
    I think it will take at least 4 hours but could easily be 48!
    Ark Royal
  • There seems to be a problem with some alerts not being emailed to members. I have told the hosts and they are investigating.
  • Sorry for the ongoing issues that you may have been experiencing whilst using the forum lately

    It really is frustrating when the forum slows down or Server Error 500 pops up.

    Apparently the hosts acknowledge there is a problem.
    Thank you for using our services and sorry for the experienced delay!
    Unfortunately, these errors are due to a higher server load. Our senior department knows about the issue and they are working towards a permanent resolution of the issue, however, I'd advise you to consider using our new cPanel cloud solutions: https://www.tsohost.com/web-hosting

    I will have to investigate what the differences are with what We have know compared to the alternative service they want us to migrate to.
    Keep safe.

Seasons Greetings


Have a very Merry Xmas and a Happy, Healthy & Wealthy New year :happy-wavemulticolor:



.... I too would like to add my Very Best Wishes to admin who strive to keep things going behind the scenes, and to each and every one of you who help make this site the success it is today. May you all have a peaceful Christmas in these difficult times and wish you all a much happier New Year than we have experienced over the past twelve months. Best wishes and keep safe.
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Last year we were chatting about when we were kids going carol singing and it turned out there were 10 of us, 9 singing and the oldest barry doing the door knocking and looking after the money. One evening we set off and had a poor start when the home owner set his dog on us while singing silent night, things got little better and cash was short and the same words kept coming back TOO EARLY!!
The next morning it was time to Divvy up and further disappointment when barry informed us that due to there being a poor response to our singing we only got tuppence each after his expenses were taken out so we had earned roughly a halfpenny an hour for a four hour stint.

Without doubt this was our worst ever august .


As a teenager i meet Barry Gibb not to talk to but to glare at. While in a shop in Carnaby Street i gazed longingly at a pair of over priced flared high waist trousers i could not afford and he came in and bought the rack. :mad: