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dosser

Wu've wun a weegie!

Welcome bormes!

Ah ken ye've only come cause yer lustin' efter Senga, but she's safely oot o' the country these days, so Ah fear yer lustin' may be in vain.

Get postin' a' the same. Ye cuild try a open love letter tae her....
SengaMcp

Oh boy, ah huv a fan? Kor! Welcome Bormes, faurd'ye get yer nemm? Ah mean mines is obviuss, it's Agnes backwards awtho it wid ve hard tae justify takin it cos na nemm isny Agnes, ah jist used tae hae a RPG character creyd Agnes Backwards back afore ra Interweb wus born fan sad wee geeks like me played stuff like Dungeons an Dragons. Ra Mammy saved ra day fan she cam hame wi thon ZX Spectrum an set me oan ma course in life. Ah mean D&D, come oan, at's awmaist as bad as train spottin.

How aboot ra rest o yese, whaur'd yer monikers come fae? Summy yese hus sic odd yins.
Neil

Mines came fae ma Mam an Dad.

It's actually the name o the hospital Ah wiz born in; Ma fu name's Kincardine O'Neil War Memorial Hospital. Honist!
bormes

names.

It's the name of the wee village we live in, in the south of France.
Bormes les Mimosas.
Celyn

Neil wrote:
Mines came fae ma Mam an Dad.

It's actually the name o the hospital Ah wiz born in; Ma fu name's Kincardine O'Neil War Memorial Hospital. Honist!


At school did the other weans call you "Kincy/Kinky" for short?    Laughing   (I'm suddenly remembering that there is, or was, a company with the lovely name of "Kinki Nippon Tourist".)

I'm Celyn, because way back when new to the net, I realised people use pseudonyms on the internet and I thought I would be a tree, mibbe a holly tree, because of the nice colours    Thought I'd just steal the word from some other language 'cos Holly could sound like a real name.  

But here is the bit I am proud of - with amazing foresight, figured the net might just possibly have lots of people with bad spelling and thought I would hate even my fake name to be typed wrongly all the time.   Therefore, can't use Gaelic 'cos I guessed people would get "Cuileann" wrong, so used Welsh 'cos "Celyn" would be impossible to get wrong, I thought.

And that's where the amazing foresight broke down and failed because of course loads of people thought I was just mis-spelling a name like "Céline" (possibly because there had been a singer named Céline Dion).   So, a bit of a fail there.     Laughing   Not a clever Celyn at all.    Embarassed

I was also Hamsterbert on a Glasgow board I used to go to, but that name is obviously a Scott Adams ripoff, modelled on Dilbert, Dogbert, Catbert etc.
Celyn

I'm now thinking of changing my name to "Uncouth Rude Wee Bastard", 'cos I think I also meant to say "welcome to the Bothy, Bormes."      Smile
bormes

Thank you Celyn and all the others for the welcome.
Talking of names, many,many years ago when I was a young lad, I saw a name on a shop and it made me smile (As I am a Billy Bunter when it comes to cakes and sweeties!!)
It was  Cakey Muncher Jee.
dosser

I chose the name dosser, cause it's wan o' the kinder names my dear wife ca's me when she's complainin' aboot my appearance - which is a' the time akshly.

Ah huv tae admit, Ah'm no' the tidiest o' fowlk. But see if Ah hudnae lost ma comb back in 1983...... why, Ah reckon Ah cuild be even handsummer than Clash.
SengaMcp

dosser wrote:
I chose the name dosser, cause it's wan o' the kinder names my dear wife ca's me when she's complainin' aboot my appearance - which is a' the time akshly.
Aw ahmur disapintit, ah aye thoct ye wis a fan o thon famuss, tanned an mussely Weegian, Lobey Dosser.

dosser wrote:
Ah huv tae admit, Ah'm no' the tidiest o' fowlk. But see if Ah hudnae lost ma comb back in 1983...... why, Ah reckon Ah cuild be even handsummer than Clash.
Jings! Caw canny thur noo, wanny thum per borrd isra limit. Mair'nat anra aroma o burnt sossidge gets tae owerwelmin furra a puir wee wumman o uncairtin years tae haunle.
Neil

SengaMcp wrote:
a puir wee wumman o uncairtin years...

Ah didna ken Polworth wiz aboot. Twisted Evil
Celyn

dosser wrote:
...


Ah huv tae admit, Ah'm no' the tidiest o' fowlk. But see if Ah hudnae lost ma comb back in 1983...... why, Ah reckon Ah cuild be even handsummer than Clash.


1983, eh?   That was You can't say that in here's (spit) post Falkland election wasn't it?   Obviously there was evil afoot in the world and it stole your comb.     Sad
ayrshiretattie

I'm a weegie too, but I grew up in Ayrshire, and I love wir tatties. Very Happy


and I'm usually a bit tatty generally...  Embarassed

Cool
dosser

Neil wrote:

Ah didna ken Polworth wiz aboot.


Sadly, she isnae.

She wiz invitit a wee while ago tae dae like Celyn and Weejan an' float atween the twa forums and be guid freens wi baith, but she didnae want tae be seen as ha'en dividit loyalties annat.

A' very understandable.............. But she's caused mah paranoia tae return.

A mean, whit if really Celyn an' Weejan thocht the same?

How can we be sure we've got the real Weejan an' wee panda?

Eh? Eh?

Ah'm gonnae hae strange dreams again the nicht. Thank dug Celyn (if it's really hur) now owns them.
dosser

SengaMcp wrote:
dosser wrote:
I chose the name dosser, cause it's wan o' the kinder names my dear wife ca's me when she's complainin' aboot my appearance - which is a' the time akshly.
Aw ahmur disapintit, ah aye thoct ye wis a fan o thon famuss, tanned an mussely Weegian, Lobey Dosser.

dosser wrote:
Ah huv tae admit, Ah'm no' the tidiest o' fowlk. But see if Ah hudnae lost ma comb back in 1983...... why, Ah reckon Ah cuild be even handsummer than Clash.
Jings! Caw canny thur noo, wanny thum per borrd isra limit. Mair'nat anra aroma o burnt sossidge gets tae owerwelmin furra a puir wee wumman o uncairtin years tae haunle.


Today, I wiz in a pub (which isnae unusual and gettin' increasingly less unusual the aulder I get).

There's a wifie ahent the bar whit I've sort o' kent for years, but never spoken tae very much.

Anyways, we gets talkin' aboot this'n'that and I mention that I'm a chertirt accoontint.

"Yer a accoomtint!" she exclaims, "I aye thocht ye were a fairmer."

Maybes I ought tae splash oot an' buy anither comb. Ah dinnae want tae gie the fairmin' community a bad name.
weejan

I deffo am me and I can look in a mirror to prove it. I look just like my profile picture on FB.

I was not involved in the break up from FF and wanted to play nice with everyone so I go on both forums - I just don't always post much.

I chose weejan as that is part of my name and I used to be the tallest in the family but not any more as I have giant grandsons and my youngest daughter is also taller than me now. It was a happy accident that the resulting name sounded like weegie as that is where my mums side all came from. Some of you may remember that I found FF when I was researching an ancestor who had an interesting history, I pulled a chair up to fire and never left.
dosser

weejan wrote:

I was not involved in the break up from FF and wanted to play nice with everyone so I go on both forums


That's good, fine, dandy, hunkydory an' entirely acceptable.

Jist turn up a bit mair oftener, eh?
bormes

What an interesting reply weejie, did ye find answers tae yir ancestirs?
Any scandalous ones?
I'm the scandalous ancestor in ma famuly!!
weejan

Hiya Bormes
yes I did find a lot of details about my 4 x great uncle, Andrew Hardie, and his role as a Scottish Radical in 1820. I am descended from his older brothers line.
bormes

When I was a wee lad I was friendly wi' a lad called Alun Hard(Y) I think that was the spelling and his Da' hud a shop in Glasgow that selt Fishin' tackle an'Gun's 'n stuff. a wunnerful shop for a wee boy.
dosser

Hardys is a weel kent name in fly-fishing circles. They're tackle manufacturers based in Alnwick, but maybes yer Glescae pal wiz related tae them.
bormes

He wis a wee bit posh, or mibbe thats like sayin yer a wee bit pregneant so I shoulda sed he wis posh.
weejan

Dosser - are you thinking of Hartley and fly fishing?
dosser

Naw Hartley's made jam, no' fishin' rods annat.

Although, Hartley's Auctioneers have possibly sold some Hardys rods oer the years - but I doubt they've ever selt jam.
dosser

Here y'ur. Posh fishin' gear like Bormes's posh friend's family sold - and like whit I darenae buy 'cause I keep buggerin' up rods by trappin' them in car doors makin' it a excessively expensive.....

http://fly.hardyfishing.com/en-gb/about-us/

Ye'll find jam at ra Co-op, but.
dosser

weejan wrote:
Dosser - are you thinking of Hartley and fly fishing?


And anither thing.......

It's dosser wi' a "d", no' Dosser wi' a "D"!
notanimby

dosser wrote:
weejan wrote:
Dosser - are you thinking of Hartley and fly fishing?


And anither thing.......

It's dosser wi' a "d", no' Dosser wi' a "D"!


So ah take it a T instead of a d/D isnae welcome either? Razz
dosser

Whit ye oan aboot, notynimbo or whitever ye ca' yersel'?

How did Tenants and Double Diamond get intae this conversation. Can ye even still get DD?

This conversations gettin' affie confusin'........ ancestors. fishin' tackle. jam, beer............ Gi'es a nudge when we get back tae sensible stuff like crayfish.
notanimby

dosser wrote:
Whit ye oan aboot, notynimbo or whitever ye ca' yersel'?

How did Tenants and Double Diamond get intae this conversation. Can ye even still get DD?

This conversations gettin' affie confusin'........ ancestors. fishin' tackle. jam, beer............ Gi'es a nudge when we get back tae sensible stuff like crayfish.


Why are you mentioning people who have rented a hoose - Tenants
dosser

people who have rented a.............?

Oh, Ah see your game, pal. You're jist tryin' tae steer the conversation awa' fae crayfish an' t'ward cottagin', urn't ye.

Well, we're ha'en nane o' thon here, thank you very much.

Wur a' broad mindit and liberal annat here. But when I hae tae pay 20p these days jist tae "spend a penny", while ither fowlk ur gettin' sex fur the same money..... Weel, enuffs enuff, is whit I say.
bormes

dosser,
Whitaboot a collapsible Rod?? I know purists turn up thir noses at thim but ahve found them good an' reliable. Enuff fur ma standard in fishin' anywey.
Nota, how'd ye no tell me aboot this place?
Ye must owe me a beer fur that mistake?
dosser

Ye mean wan o' these telescopic jobs. (I believe there's one referred tae as a pen, 'cause it's sae sma'.)
Aye, right enough, it'd be a handy wee thing tae keep in the car fer when I'm oot and aboot............

bormes wrote:

Nota, how'd ye no tell me aboot this place?
Ye must owe me a beer fur that mistake?


Weel, jist make sure you dinnae end up owin' ithers a beer fer a similar mistake. Tell yer pals aboot this place, drag them along and get them coruptit as weel. We're aye on the look out fer new victi...... I mean, members.
notanimby

bormes wrote:
dosser,
Whitaboot a collapsible Rod?? I know purists turn up thir noses at thim but ahve found them good an' reliable. Enuff fur ma standard in fishin' anywey.
Nota, how'd ye no tell me aboot this place?
Ye must owe me a beer fur that mistake?


Yer merr than welcome tae wan..................

Unforchoonately am ensconshed in Embra weekdays ra noo

At weekends am back in gods ain west coast though.......................trtying tae get the naggin sound of "you'll huv hud yer tea" oota ma heid
ayrshiretattie

bormes wrote:
dosser,
Whitaboot a collapsible Rod??

Been there, tried that... unrewarding   Sad

Quote:
Nota, how'd ye no tell me aboot this place?
Ye must owe me a beer fur that mistake?

Rolling Eyes  I was here afore nota!!


(wasn't I?.... bliddy newbies, no knowing nothin of ancient histories!)
bormes

But Tattie, i dinae ken ye!!
ayrshiretattie

bormes wrote:
But Tattie, i dinae ken ye!!

Aye ye bliddy dae!




Cool  Laughing  Wink
notanimby

ayrshiretattie wrote:
bormes wrote:
dosser,
Whitaboot a collapsible Rod??

Been there, tried that... unrewarding   Sad

Quote:
Nota, how'd ye no tell me aboot this place?
Ye must owe me a beer fur that mistake?

Rolling Eyes  I was here afore nota!!


(wasn't I?.... bliddy newbies, no knowing nothin of ancient histories!)



aye you wurr ya spud
Celyn

weejan wrote:
Hiya Bormes
yes I did find a lot of details about my 4 x great uncle, Andrew Hardie, and his role as a Scottish Radical in 1820. I am descended from his older brothers line.


Wow, I didn't know that bit, weejan.   I recall you having some family in Baillieston (which I probably remembered 'cos it's just up the road from my school), but I had forgotten your illustrious ancestor.  And isn't it odd that I (and I'm betting most others) never heard a word about Wilson, Hardie and Baird and 1820 and all that at school, although of course I heard of the Tolpuddle "Martyrs" (who, of course, weren't hanged and beheaded, but sent off to Australia for a while).  

Oh wait, not odd at all, not in the slightest - precious little Scottish history in Scottish schools then.     Mad

Oh well, I'm a fairly near neighbour of your old Mr. Hardie.  Shall I go and wave hello at his grave for you?  Smile
bormes

Celyn, when ah startit skool, 62 years ago, thir wis nevir any Scots History, only when ah got tae senyor sekondary was it evir menshuned.
Oh we goat the bible tho' but only the sekind testamint!!
weejan

I had - obviously as I live many miles away from Scotland - never heard of the Radicals until my mums cousin got in touch and he told me to look for the story on the internet. If I remember correctly, then Wilson and Hardie were reburied in Sighthill Cemetery and there is a monument there.
I will have to check that is correct though.

In a strange twist, I bought a book about this subject and it seems that the author lived about 2 streets away from me when he wrote it.
SengaMcp

Nae Scots histry fur me eethur, jist a tour ora pink bits onna wurrld map an sum bits o keech aboot a cave anna spider alang wi sumthin aboot a wee Belgian nyaff, nane o it based on fact.

Ma maist famuss revoluntionary rellytiffs wis John MacLean oanra Mammy's side an Keir Hardy oanra ither. Ahmur jist a wheen proud o thum baith.
Celyn

Oh Weejan, I didn't mean that you should have heard of them, as my impression was that you grew up in Leamington Spa or Coventry and there's no reason you would have expected that in school:  my wee whiney complaint was that in Scottish schools we got to hear about stuff like Henry XIII and his wives (with no mention at all that he was not king of us).  Likewise heard more about the battle of Hastings than about important dates in Scottish history, and I was guessing that for all Scottish-grown people on this board and all over the place, this would hold true.

Now I would utterly fear to get in the way of important stuff like fishing rods, and no doubt a Spear & Jackson Number 3 is best, so I run away now and make a new thread about Andrew Hardie.  Smile
weejan

At my secondary school, we studied American history which meant nothing to me and just a smattering of English history.
I have learnt more from Horrible Histories than I ever did at school. A couple of weeks ago, I was watching HH and answered a quiz question correctly as I remembered the details from an episode of Blackadder (the one about Raleigh).  Surprised
aNonnyMoose

Naehin aboot wir ain country's histry whin eh wis at skail, an at's why eh did Jogriphy...  A Nonny Moose cum aboot acos meh ither forum nemms wis ower weel kent oan politicul fora, an FF wisnae ower politicul... so eh decidit tae be a Nonny Moose.  Hence the Fat Freddie's Cat avytur an a, yi cannae get mer anoonymoose thin a moggie...

Jist is an aside, eh didnae ken yi cid win weegies.  Eh thocht yi goat thim free wi ivvry boatul o Buckie...
SengaMcp

Naw, erzi reseshun oan, ye've tae buy twa bottle an pit yer nemm inty a draw.
aNonnyMoose

Issat tae dae wi the minimum pricin cerry-oan - or cerry-oot?
Fey Hag

Well ah'm a bit late in here .
Long before I was on the net i read a book that said never use your own name  & gave all the reasons that appealed to a paranoid like me so I invented one.
Ra name I had when first on the net was phatfiche n' always was interpreted as being a young person.

Fey Hag said it just as it is. Auld 'n a wee bit weird.

As for learning history here in NZ. With all our Scottish diaspora & a large number being teachers, we got Scottish history so that I was sure Culloden was just a few weeks back.
Being in the British Empire we had no New Zealand history & I think most folk growing up thought we were somewhere off the coast of Blighty

Not a small Pacific Island close to the largest Muslim Country in the world.
Most Kiwis still live with this delusion.
dosser

Re: Wu've wun a weegie!

dosser wrote:
Welcome bormes!

Ah ken ye've only come cause yer lustin' efter Senga, but she's safely oot o' the country these days, so Ah fear yer lustin' may be in vain.

Get postin' a' the same. Ye cuild try a open love letter tae her....


Hmph!

Efter daen 25 posts here, ra wee weegie bastirt's run aff an dun 30 posts on Woodsmoke's forum.

S'no fair, so it's no.

Wiz it sumthin' Neil said?
Woodsmoke

He's a Weegie?????? Didnae ken that................richt, aff tae ban him   Laughing  Laughing  Laughing  Laughing  Laughing
notanimby

Woodsmoke wrote:
He's a Weegie?????? Didnae ken that................richt, aff tae ban him   Laughing  Laughing  Laughing  Laughing  Laughing


Aye, ye better dae that, god forbid you didnae want the average IQ of yer members getting pushed towards treble figures. Us west coasters are famous fur wurr intellect
Woodsmoke

Yep! Quite agree........

As it happens though, I happen to have a Weegie mate who got a letter back from Screwfix letting him know they weren't actually a dating agency.............. Cool
SengaMcp

Hawerr Woody, dis ra denizens o yon fowrum o yours ken ony surefire ways tae rid ra wurrld ora scourge at is Oryctolagus cuniculus? Ahmur oan a mishun here ken.
Woodsmoke

Ye could try breeding they ferret hingmies to the size o dugs?  

Or just find a way tae get Tecsos to buy yhem? If they buggers think they'll turn a pound or twa' they'll soon have them extinct  Wink
SengaMcp

Woodsmoke wrote:
Ye could try breeding they ferret hingmies to the size o dugs?  

Or just find a way tae get Tecsos to buy yhem? If they buggers think they'll turn a pound or twa' they'll soon have them extinct  Wink


Shame err's nae Tesco's in Irun en. Ah'll get ma boys in Snechie oan it tho, Tesco's own at toon.

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