ENTER! Misc. Av. Contest: Trains

Discussion in 'Miscellaneous' started by Haggis and tatties, May 8, 2013.

  1. Haggis and tatties

    Haggis and tatties Rear Admiral Rear Admiral

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    "This is the Night Mail crossing the border / Bringing the cheque and the postal order"

    Ok lets get those anoraks out, pen and paper in hand, a flask of weak lemon tea, and the big boys book of Trains, and that one track mind.

    Anything goes train wise, so full steam ahead.:)

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  2. Kai "the spy"

    Kai "the spy" Rear Admiral Rear Admiral

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  3. Ar-Pharazon

    Ar-Pharazon Vice Admiral Premium Member

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  4. scotpens

    scotpens Vice Admiral Admiral

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    Disneyland monorail, c. 1960.

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    The future ain't what it used to be. :sigh:
     
  5. auntiehill

    auntiehill Fleet Admiral Admiral

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    How about this?
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  6. RJDiogenes

    RJDiogenes Idealistic Cynic and Canon Champion Premium Member

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    ^^ :bolian:

    I have a couple of ideas....
     
  7. Gary7

    Gary7 Rear Admiral Rear Admiral

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    No, it sure isn't! :(
     
  8. JiNX-01

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  9. Haggis and tatties

    Haggis and tatties Rear Admiral Rear Admiral

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    All aboard.......Last call for entries before train leaves tommorrow, grab your ticket and win some great prizes.

    Runners up price = Free lifetime unlimited use of the Moon.*
    Second place prize = Free lifetime unlimited use of Sun and Moon.**
    First place price = Free lifetime unlimited supply of oxygen, plus unlimited lifetime use of Sun and moon.

    So use your brain, be in the frame, dont miss the train, and you could gain, and seek your fame, and you could.....be...a pain......for wane.....and rain......

    Ok that only works up till fame, so we will go with that.:p



    Disclaimer*winner supplies own means of transport to and from Sun and Moon, including heat resistance protection and life support facilities**:)
     
  10. RJDiogenes

    RJDiogenes Idealistic Cynic and Canon Champion Premium Member

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    ^^ That was kind of insane.

    Okay, here we go with a trip back to the good old days of train travel:

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    Definitely not the Orange Line. :D
     
  11. scotpens

    scotpens Vice Admiral Admiral

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    Sadly, the French SAFEGE monorail used in Fahrenheit 451 has seen better days.

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  12. publiusr

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    Leave us not forget the Big Boy


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    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Train_Simulator_Union_Pacific_Big_Boy_add-on.jpg
    4-8-8-4 "Big Boy" Locomotives

    A Union Pacific Big BoyClick on this image to find out more about it.
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    In days of yore, some cars were about as long as some switch engines
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Bugatti_Limousine_Type_41_1933_Mulhouse_FRA_002.JPG

    The engines for the royal bugatti wound up being used in trains
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Autorail_Bugatti_Mulhouse_FRA_001-01.jpg
    http://www.bugatti.com/en/tradition/bugatti-models/t41-royale.html
     
  13. Kai "the spy"

    Kai "the spy" Rear Admiral Rear Admiral

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    ^ Uh, do you want to enter the contest?! If so, you'll have to resize that image to max. 150x150 pixels.
     
  14. Ar-Pharazon

    Ar-Pharazon Vice Admiral Premium Member

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    I don't think 150x150 could do a Big Boy justice :lol:

    Isn't there one in St. Louis' RxR museum?
     
  15. R. Star

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    Am I too late?

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  16. Locutus of Bored

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  17. JiNX-01

    JiNX-01 Admiral Admiral

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    Wow. All these video entries ... I'm not gonna get any votes.

    Oh, well. Wouldn't be the first time.
     
  18. Gaseous Anomaly

    Gaseous Anomaly Pimpin' Robot Premium Member

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    I shall join you in the ranks of no votes.

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  19. auntiehill

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    :lol:

    Nice.
     
  20. Haggis and tatties

    Haggis and tatties Rear Admiral Rear Admiral

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    Entries now closed, thanks to all who entered.

    Poll is now up.