RSS iconTwitter iconFacebook icon

The Trek BBS title image

The Trek BBS statistics

Threads: 140,911
Posts: 5,477,986
Members: 25,052
Currently online: 500
Newest member: vova123

TrekToday headlines

New Star Trek Funko Pop! Vinyl Figures
By: T'Bonz on Nov 26

QMx Mini Phaser Ornament
By: T'Bonz on Nov 26

Stewart as Neo-Nazi Skinhead
By: T'Bonz on Nov 26

Klingon Bloodwine To Debut
By: T'Bonz on Nov 25

Trek Actors In War Of The Worlds Fundraiser
By: T'Bonz on Nov 25

Star Trek: The Next Generation Gag Reel Tease
By: T'Bonz on Nov 24

Shatner In Haven
By: T'Bonz on Nov 24

Retro Review: Covenant
By: Michelle on Nov 22

Two Official Starships Collection Previews
By: T'Bonz on Nov 21

Saldana: Women Issues In Hollywood
By: T'Bonz on Nov 21


Welcome! The Trek BBS is the number one place to chat about Star Trek with like-minded fans. Please login to see our full range of forums as well as the ability to send and receive private messages, track your favourite topics and of course join in the discussions.

If you are a new visitor, join us for free. If you are an existing member please login below. Note: for members who joined under our old messageboard system, please login with your display name not your login name.


Go Back   The Trek BBS > Lounges & General Chat > Miscellaneous

Miscellaneous Discussion of non-Trek topics.

Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old June 12 2013, 07:40 AM   #16
MacLeod
Admiral
 
Location: Great Britain
Re: UK Trip Advise

^True that is a possibility, but on the other hand you could get blue skies, though it would still be on the cool side. I doubt the tempature would be much above 10C however.
__________________
On the continent of wild endeavour in the mountains of solace and solitude there stood the citadel of the time lords, the oldest and most mighty race in the universe looking down on the galaxies below sworn never to interfere only to watch.
MacLeod is offline   Reply With Quote
Old June 12 2013, 12:01 PM   #17
Pingfah
Admiral
 
Pingfah's Avatar
 
Location: Pingfah
Re: UK Trip Advise

Once you get to Birmingham, you can just skip the rest. Try to get to Scotland without stopping, or talking to anyone.
__________________
So it goes.
Pingfah is offline   Reply With Quote
Old June 12 2013, 02:15 PM   #18
Starkers
Admiral
 
Starkers's Avatar
 
Location: Behind enemy lines
Re: UK Trip Advise

Alternatively why not stop off in the East Midlands, full of history, friendly people and close to the Peak District!

Birmingham is nice though, especially if you like concrete
Starkers is offline   Reply With Quote
Old June 12 2013, 07:39 PM   #19
MacLeod
Admiral
 
Location: Great Britain
Re: UK Trip Advise

I could think of nicer places to visit than Birmingham, though some might disagree.
__________________
On the continent of wild endeavour in the mountains of solace and solitude there stood the citadel of the time lords, the oldest and most mighty race in the universe looking down on the galaxies below sworn never to interfere only to watch.
MacLeod is offline   Reply With Quote
Old June 12 2013, 08:07 PM   #20
Relayer1
Commodore
 
Relayer1's Avatar
 
Location: The Black Country, England
Re: UK Trip Advise

Birminghams improving rapidly. Its still full of Brummies though !

At that time of year you should get at least 35 minutes of daylight in Scotland and the rain won't sting too much. The midges will be gone, but be prepared for all the food to be deep fried. Even the salads. Best start drinking as you cross the border, and try to avoid sounding English.

Seriously though, its a great country - have a good time.
__________________
Soon oh soon the light, Pass within and soothe this endless night, And wait here for you, Our reason to be here...
Relayer1 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old June 12 2013, 08:11 PM   #21
Pingfah
Admiral
 
Pingfah's Avatar
 
Location: Pingfah
Re: UK Trip Advise

I'm a Brummie.

I've always said there was something off about you slightly north of Birmingham types.
__________________
So it goes.
Pingfah is offline   Reply With Quote
Old June 12 2013, 08:17 PM   #22
Relayer1
Commodore
 
Relayer1's Avatar
 
Location: The Black Country, England
Re: UK Trip Advise

Pingfah wrote: View Post
I'm a Brummie.

I've always said there was something off about you slightly north of Birmingham types.
Yo ay alf roit there ar kid...!
__________________
Soon oh soon the light, Pass within and soothe this endless night, And wait here for you, Our reason to be here...
Relayer1 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old June 12 2013, 08:20 PM   #23
MacLeod
Admiral
 
Location: Great Britain
Re: UK Trip Advise

Ah so you're one of those Southern Softies then? Who complain it's cold the instant the tempature drops below 10C?
__________________
On the continent of wild endeavour in the mountains of solace and solitude there stood the citadel of the time lords, the oldest and most mighty race in the universe looking down on the galaxies below sworn never to interfere only to watch.
MacLeod is offline   Reply With Quote
Old June 12 2013, 08:42 PM   #24
Relayer1
Commodore
 
Relayer1's Avatar
 
Location: The Black Country, England
Re: UK Trip Advise

Nope - highly cold adapted Celt with long red hair and beard. Well, grayish red now. Can't get along with hot weather and sunburn under electric light. If it wasn't for the freckles I'd be pale blue in hue !
__________________
Soon oh soon the light, Pass within and soothe this endless night, And wait here for you, Our reason to be here...
Relayer1 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old June 12 2013, 08:46 PM   #25
MacLeod
Admiral
 
Location: Great Britain
Re: UK Trip Advise

Well I'll let you off then. This time.
__________________
On the continent of wild endeavour in the mountains of solace and solitude there stood the citadel of the time lords, the oldest and most mighty race in the universe looking down on the galaxies below sworn never to interfere only to watch.
MacLeod is offline   Reply With Quote
Old June 12 2013, 10:11 PM   #26
Relayer1
Commodore
 
Relayer1's Avatar
 
Location: The Black Country, England
Re: UK Trip Advise

Appreciated !
__________________
Soon oh soon the light, Pass within and soothe this endless night, And wait here for you, Our reason to be here...
Relayer1 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old June 13 2013, 06:55 AM   #27
T'Bonz
Romulan Curmudgeon
 
T'Bonz's Avatar
 
Location: Across the Neutral Zone
Re: UK Trip Advise

LOL.
__________________
Live long and suffer! - Ancient Romulan greeting.

Romulans aren't paranoid. We're merely proactively cautious.
T'Bonz is offline   Reply With Quote
Old June 13 2013, 08:21 AM   #28
Deckerd
Fleet Arse
 
Deckerd's Avatar
 
Location: the Frozen Wastes
Re: UK Trip Advise

Squiggy wrote: View Post
Ancestral humping grounds are near there, Killin.
I went to a ceilidh there once and got hammered.
__________________
They couldn't hit an elephant at this distance.
Deckerd is offline   Reply With Quote
Old June 13 2013, 11:07 AM   #29
Starkers
Admiral
 
Starkers's Avatar
 
Location: Behind enemy lines
Re: UK Trip Advise

MacLeod wrote: View Post
I could think of nicer places to visit than Birmingham, though some might disagree.
I actually quite like Birmingham.
Starkers is offline   Reply With Quote
Old June 13 2013, 11:12 AM   #30
Deckerd
Fleet Arse
 
Deckerd's Avatar
 
Location: the Frozen Wastes
Re: UK Trip Advise

Seriously though, if you're thinking of coming over Fife way or thereabouts, PM me. If you're looking for good nosebag in Glasgow, I can get a Weegie epicurean who's a minor legend in his own lunchtime on the job.
__________________
They couldn't hit an elephant at this distance.
Deckerd is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump



All times are GMT +1. The time now is 06:59 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.6
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
FireFox 2+ or Internet Explorer 7+ highly recommended.