Revamping the stream

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Re: Revamping the stream

Post by ge_rik » Mon Jan 01, 2018 9:57 am

Thanks chaps. Glad you've found my scribblings interesting. I get a fair bit of pleasure out of sharing my experiences but its great to get feedback.

A couple of weeks ago, I went to a 'table top' sale the Civic Hall in the nearby town of Nantwich. A model railway society based in mid Staffs had a stall and were selling off some of their spare stock. I was chatting with one of the blokes who asked me what scale I model. When I said 16 mill, he asked where I was based. As soon as I mentioned I was between Nantwich and Chester he said, " You must be Rik. The Peckforton Light Railway. "

Now that really took me by surprise. But then, I suppose, the 16mm world is quite a small pool.

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Re: Revamping the stream

Post by tom_tom_go » Mon Jan 01, 2018 10:20 am

That will down to all those YouTube videos Rik :thumbup:

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Re: Revamping the stream

Post by James from Devon » Mon Jan 01, 2018 10:38 am

ge_rik wrote:
Mon Jan 01, 2018 9:57 am
I was chatting with one of the blokes who asked me what scale I model. When I said 16 mill, he asked where I was based. As soon as I mentioned I was between Nantwich and Chester he said, " You must be Rik. The Peckforton Light Railway. "

I think that, in the parlance of our times Rik, this means you've gone viral! - well done! ;)
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Re: Revamping the stream

Post by ge_rik » Mon Jan 01, 2018 12:28 pm

James from Devon wrote:
Mon Jan 01, 2018 10:38 am
I think that, in the parlance of our times Rik, this means you've gone viral!
Hopefully there's an antidote...... :?

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Re: Revamping the stream

Post by FWLR » Tue Jan 02, 2018 1:05 pm

Well done Rik, your fame is spreading, and very well deserved. :thumbright: :thumbright: :thumbright:
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Re: Revamping the stream

Post by Soar Valley Light » Tue Jan 02, 2018 7:56 pm

Hello Rik,

I guess that begs the question, are you famous or notorious? ;)

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Re: Revamping the stream

Post by Peter Butler » Tue Jan 02, 2018 8:27 pm

I sincerely hope your new-found notoriety entitled you to discount on your purchase!
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Re: Revamping the stream

Post by ge_rik » Wed Jan 03, 2018 8:39 am

Peter Butler wrote:
Tue Jan 02, 2018 8:27 pm
I sincerely hope your new-found notoriety entitled you to discount on your purchase!
Unfortunately, nothing on the stand to tempt me........

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Re: Revamping the stream

Post by ge_rik » Wed Jan 03, 2018 8:42 am

Soar Valley Light wrote:
Tue Jan 02, 2018 7:56 pm
Hello Rik,
I guess that begs the question, are you famous or notorious? ;)
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Both in equal measure, I suppose...... :?

“Notoriety is often mistaken for fame.”
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Re: Revamping the stream

Post by FWLR » Thu Jan 04, 2018 6:19 am

ge_rik wrote:
Wed Jan 03, 2018 8:42 am
Soar Valley Light wrote:
Tue Jan 02, 2018 7:56 pm
Hello Rik,
I guess that begs the question, are you famous or notorious? ;)
Andrew
Both in equal measure, I suppose...... :?

“Notoriety is often mistaken for fame.”
― Aesop


Rik
Agree with Aesop, you are both.... ;) ;)
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