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Post  Hugh Jardon on Tue Dec 20, 2011 9:13 pm

As the owner of this site may know, I have a lot of time for the above writer.

dosing a condom with oven cleaner still has me in stitches.
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Post  Flap Zappa on Tue Dec 20, 2011 10:29 pm

JARBBY THE RESUS wrote:As the owner of this site may know, I have a lot of time for the above writer.

dosing a condom with oven cleaner still has me in stitches.

I enjoy kafir killer els and his extraordinary high body count
and wilt has me in stiches

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Post  Flap Zappa on Tue Dec 20, 2011 10:30 pm

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JARBBY THE RESUS wrote:As the owner of this site may know, I have a lot of time for the above writer.

dosing a condom with oven cleaner still has me in stitches.

I enjoy kafir killer els and his extraordinary high body count
and wilt has me in stiches

and lets not forget the difficulty in disposing of a porg. ROFL

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Post  Hugh Jardon on Tue Dec 20, 2011 10:41 pm

In A Flap wrote:

and lets not forget the difficulty in disposing of a porg.

I took The Gropes with me on my last foreign assignment...didn't get the chance to read it.
Will do over Xmas.

Wilt's missus is the real 'hero'....that and the triplets vomming all over the place and the terrorists! Twisted Evil
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Post  Hugh Jardon on Tue Dec 20, 2011 10:42 pm

In A Flap wrote:

I enjoy kafir killer els and his extraordinary high body count
and wilt has me in stiches

Eels is a toppermost chappie.

what's the book with the 'brown noise' incident..it it The Throwback?
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Post  Flap Zappa on Tue Dec 20, 2011 10:43 pm

JARBBY THE RESUS wrote:
In A Flap wrote:

and lets not forget the difficulty in disposing of a porg.

I took The Gropes with me on my last foreign assignment...didn't get the chance to read it.
Will do over Xmas.

Wilt's missus is the real 'hero'....that and the triplets vomming all over the place and the terrorists! Twisted Evil

I haven't see that one. I tend to download everyhting for my Ipaq these days. I will look out for it.

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Post  jadeloue on Wed Dec 21, 2011 10:35 pm

tom is one of the funniest writers i have ever read his satire on africa i laughed out loud ells brill i gave acopy to a friend she did not get it at all perhaps her sense of humour was out of sync
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Post  Flap Zappa on Wed Dec 21, 2011 10:46 pm

@jadeloue wrote:tom is one of the funniest writers i have ever read his satire on africa i laughed out loud ells brill i gave acopy to a friend she did not get it at all perhaps her sense of humour was out of sync

I would imagine Smelly would have a lot in common with kaffir killer els ROFL

the blott books are good as well, much funnier than the TV adoptions.
some of the character names are fantastic.

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Post  jadeloue on Wed Dec 21, 2011 10:58 pm

a lot of tv or film adaptations are not nearly as good as the books
one authour that has made a good transition is dennis lehane shutter island/mystic river
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Post  Flap Zappa on Wed Dec 21, 2011 11:12 pm

@jadeloue wrote:a lot of tv or film adaptations are not nearly as good as the books
one authour that has made a good transition is dennis lehane shutter island/mystic river

I've seen shutter island but not read it. I enjoyed it a lot.

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Post  T.S.B on Fri Dec 23, 2011 11:43 am

Left the wilt book i am reading in another office, i cant remember the name of it but he is just out of hospital after a rose bush willy incident lol!
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Post  Hugh Jardon on Fri Dec 23, 2011 1:04 pm

@T.S.B wrote:Left the wilt book i am reading in another office, i cant remember the name of it but he is just out of hospital after a rose bush willy incident lol!

"Wilt and the gangenous end" I think it was called.

Hope you got to the catherter bit...

lol!
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Post  56kevins on Fri Dec 23, 2011 1:16 pm

I've never read any Sharpe but by pure chance I d/ed a audio book by him. The Throwback which I'll listen to over Christmas. Has anybody read the Flashman series by George McDonald Fraser.....great reads and plenty of them.

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Post  Hugh Jardon on Fri Dec 23, 2011 1:24 pm

@56kevins wrote:I've never read any Sharpe but by pure chance I d/ed a audio book by him. The Throwback which I'll listen to over Christmas. Has anybody read the Flashman series by George McDonald Fraser.....great reads and plenty of them.

The Throwback...OMG...BRILLIANT....you'll love it.

Got the book in front of me now....

As for Fraser, never checked him out- will do now!

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Post  56kevins on Fri Dec 23, 2011 1:49 pm

JARBBY THE RESUS wrote:

The Throwback...OMG...BRILLIANT....you'll love it.

Got the book in front of me now....

As for Fraser, never checked him out- will do now!

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Yes will do. I've just had a look at it and it's narrated by Simon Callow so it should be good ....

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Post  Hugh Jardon on Fri Dec 23, 2011 2:15 pm

@56kevins wrote:

Yes will do. I've just had a look at it and it's narrated by Simon Callow so it should be good ....

...and the cheese grater...... lol!
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Post  56kevins on Fri Dec 23, 2011 2:55 pm

condom and cheese grater affraid affraid my eyes are starting to smart already lol! lol!

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Post  Hugh Jardon on Fri Dec 23, 2011 3:06 pm

@56kevins wrote:condom and cheese grater affraid affraid my eyes are starting to smart already lol! lol!

an eye will be smarting... all will become clear!
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