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Postby Quilpusha » Wed Dec 17, 2008 10:28 am

Jan Van Quirm wrote:*chucks a lovely hazel hurdle Chris's way* :P


. . . and why cann't I have a 'lovely hazel hurdel' too. :? :wink:
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Postby Nienna » Wed Dec 17, 2008 11:33 am

Jan Van Quirm wrote: :lol: Thank god for the Irish! :D

*Heaves huge sigh of relief* The German Nienna loathes me (that's mutual so OK - in fact quite remarkable as she is the only person constantly on my shit list... :evil: ) and the Canadian Nienna and I have 'serious conflicts of professional interest' so I'm v. glad you're a Nor'n Ir'n native Nienna...

... although why couldn't you choose a Vali who's less of a cry-baby I don't know! :wink:


I started using Nienna in my emo teenage angst years I suppose, so I guess it just stuck!

What is a hazel thingy?!
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Postby freddy » Wed Dec 17, 2008 11:48 am

Hello :D oh darn did not make note of your name darn thats Dyslxia for you .

Im faily new here too and i am total enjoying it, its well funny.

I am currently reading Winter Smith, its really funny; is art of the trillagey of books The -Wee-Men, Hat Full Of Sky and then Witersmith. They are about a girl called Tiffany, wont say anymore as I dont want to spoll it for those who have not read them yet.

Its nice to be able to share appions withs other Terry fans.

A big Welcom and what are you reading at the moment?
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Postby Nienna » Wed Dec 17, 2008 2:44 pm

Hey freddy! Thanks for the welcome. I'm reading Making Money at the minute but I have read the Wee Free Men before. Still need to get around to Hat Full of Sky and Wintersmith. I am definitely a slow reader! It used to take me like a couple of days to read a Pratchett, now it takes a few weeks. I'm so busy these days :( sigh...
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Postby Jan Van Quirm » Wed Dec 17, 2008 4:04 pm

Quilpusha wrote:
Jan Van Quirm wrote:*chucks a lovely hazel hurdle Chris's way* :P


. . . and why cann't I have a 'lovely hazel hurdel' too. :? :wink:


*chucks another hazel hurdle Quil's way*
OK! OK! 'Tis nearly the Solstice I s'pose... :roll: *chucks some more at Jinx & Tiffany before they start whining too! :twisted:

Nienna - ermm how to describe... It's kind of a hedge masquerading as a not too high and movable fence (offence!). Origins I think go right back to when people first began to herd animals and used saplings/branches to weave fences to temporarily corral them.
The term's now more associated with horse racing and showjumping fences... The Chair (I think that's the hedgey one) in the Grand National being a rather splendid example. I think that tradition goes back to the 17th & 18th cents when the fox hunting classes started racing more competitively and as hurdles were used a lot out in those country huntin' shootin' an fishin'-type areas, they got used to make the point to point and racing jumps. Which is where the name hurdles also came to be used for human hurdling races too :lol:

Anything else you want to know folks? Look in Wikipedia 8)
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Postby silverstreak » Wed Dec 17, 2008 6:51 pm

Quilpusha wrote:
Jan Van Quirm wrote:*chucks a lovely hazel hurdle Chris's way* :P


. . . and why cann't I have a 'lovely hazel hurdel' too. :? :wink:



Who's this lovely Hazel Hurdle female then?
Dark in here isn't it.
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Postby Jan Van Quirm » Wed Dec 17, 2008 8:47 pm

Hazel? :lol: She's a bit of an old stick really... Have a look HERE to get a better look! :shock: (PS - she's not the silver-haired chap - he's just massaging her into shape :P

Oh yeah - and it doesn't have to be Hazel but she's the best sort :lol:
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Postby Quilpusha » Thu Dec 18, 2008 9:24 am

Jan Van Quirm wrote:
Quilpusha wrote:
Jan Van Quirm wrote:*chucks a lovely hazel hurdle Chris's way* :P


. . . and why cann't I have a 'lovely hazel hurdle' too. :? :wink:


*chucks another hazel hurdle Quil's way*
OK! OK! 'Tis nearly the Solstice I s'pose... :roll: *chucks some more at Jinx & Tiffany before they start whining too! :twisted:



'nk you very much.


* * * . . . didn't think I was whining. * * *
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Postby Jinx » Thu Dec 18, 2008 10:40 am

Jan Van Quirm wrote:*chucks some more at Jinx & Tiffany before they start whining too! :twisted:


Thank yooouuu :mrgreen:
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Postby Jan Van Quirm » Thu Dec 18, 2008 2:53 pm

Awww Quil *blows conciliatory kissie* Was just teasing :wink:
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Postby silverstreak » Thu Dec 18, 2008 6:12 pm

So this Hazel isn't at all nutty then?
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Postby Tiffany » Thu Dec 18, 2008 8:15 pm

Jan Van Quirm wrote:OK! OK! 'Tis nearly the Solstice I s'pose... :roll: *chucks some more at Jinx & Tiffany before they start whining too! :twisted:


Oh! Goody! I can renew the hedge down the side of the garden now, it has got a bit sparse. Thanks Jan, will it sprout? :lol: :lol:
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Postby Jan Van Quirm » Thu Dec 18, 2008 10:31 pm

:lol: Well Tiffany and Silver - the hedge variety of hurdles in this neck of the woods have leaves growing on them, so I guess they could have nuts too at the appropriate time of year. The fence sort of hurdle probably not as they wouldn't be rooted of course... :(

Hey this is brilliantly off topic now :lol: Sorry Nienna.... :oops:
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Postby Quilpusha » Fri Dec 19, 2008 8:28 am

Jan Van Quirm wrote:Awww Quil *blows conciliatory kissie* Was just teasing :wink:


. . . being as you are at Dunheved, I can almost feel that kissie. Thank you.

As for being 'brilliantly off topic', so what. If there are kisses flying around Kernow, who cares.
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Postby chris.ph » Sat Dec 20, 2008 8:08 am

oh god my heads bad black friday moves onto hangover saturday :cry: :? :)
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