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BigusDicus

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  1. Most comprehensive No Trespassing sign ever...
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    Congratulations on the Upgrade

    Whew! Figuring things out can be a challenge for the dyslectic! I shall muddle through. One thing I am noticing upper left hand corner is it says the site is not secure? Maybe the old one was the same and I just did not notice? The old site had a button something like "View new" where you could see a listing of everything new regardless of topics, etc.? Is the same thing on this site somewhere too?
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    007 Driver License

    Does one receive a discount if you bring your Aston Martin?
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    Post your favorite music

    Nice find A2
  5. It is okay Frosty. I am accustomed to suffering... will be happy with whatever you come up with!
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    Fruit bowl at the Party

    Gary is a bad boy like most of us. He has probably tried it.
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    Good Movies / TV Shows

    We are about halfway through the Kominski Method. Enjoyable, very funny at times.
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    hello all users

    Yes, welcome. I too am curious about the mongering scene in Mali? Do you have a boat?
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    Taco Taco Tex Mex (Updated Nov. 25, 2018)

    Nice report and great news EP. Pattaya needs decent Mexican food. Look forward to trying it next trip.
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    Dining at Terminal21

    Nice report EP. Interesting mall, international themes.
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    Lest we forget

    On November 7th, 1920, in strictest secrecy, four unidentified British bodies were exhumed from temporary battlefield cemeteries at Ypres, Arras, the Asine and the Somme. None of the soldiers who did the digging were told why. The bodies were taken by field ambulance to GHQ at St-Pol-Sur-Ter Noise. Once there, the bodies were draped with the union flag. Sentries were posted and Brigadier-General Wyatt and a Colonel Gell selected one body at random. The other three were reburied. A French Honour Guard was selected and stood by the coffin overnight of the chosen soldier overnight. On the morning of the 8th November, a specially designed coffin made of oak from the grounds of Hampton Court arrived and the Unknown Warrior was placed inside. On top was placed a crusaders sword and a shield on which was inscribed: "A British Warrior who fell in the GREAT WAR 1914-1918 for King and Country". On the 9th of November, the Unknown Warrior was taken by horse-drawn carriage through Guards of Honour and the sound of tolling bells and bugle calls to the quayside. There, he was saluted by Marechal Foche and loaded onto HMS Vernon bound for Dover. The coffin stood on the deck covered in wreaths, surrounded by the French Honour Guard. Upon arrival at Dover, the Unknown Warrior was met with a nineteen gun salute - something that was normally only reserved for Field Marshals. A special train had been arranged and he was then conveyed to Victoria Station, London. He remained there overnight, and, on the morning of the 11th of November, he was finally taken to Westminster Abbey. The idea of the unknown warrior was thought of by a Padre called David Railton who had served on the front line during the Great War the union flag he had used as an altar cloth whilst at the front, was the one that had been draped over the coffin. It was his intention that all of the relatives of the 517,773 combatants whose bodies had not been identified could believe that the Unknown Warrior could very well be their lost husband, father, brother or son... THIS is the reason we wear poppies. We do not glorify war. We remember - with humility - the great and the ultimate sacrifices that were made, not just in this war, but in every war and conflict where our service personnel have fought - to ensure the liberty and freedoms that we now take for granted. Every year, on the 11th of November, we remember the Unknown Warrior. At the going down of the sun, and in the morning, we will remember them.
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