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Re: Buses

Post by keeper » Tue Feb 03, 2015 8:58 pm

Thin end of the wedge Rocker, travel pass is too hot a political potato for Dublin Bus and Bus Eireann and Government to mess with,but private companies are not obliged to accept the pass, so to my mind it's a nice "out" for the above mentioned wimps.

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Re: Buses

Post by Micheál » Tue Feb 03, 2015 9:23 pm

Aircoach accepts them, for when you go on your holliers to spend your pension abroad.

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Re: Buses

Post by keeper » Tue Feb 03, 2015 9:34 pm

Thanks Micheál, that's good to know, now how about Ryanair :?

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Re: Buses

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Re: Buses

Post by grammer » Thu Nov 26, 2015 9:32 pm

Yeh wuu wuu wuu wuu wuu
The old 7A is coming back and the 111 every hour
However the ladies in Dalkey will be less pleased :mrgreen: :mrgreen:
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Re: Buses

Post by Helium » Fri Nov 27, 2015 12:02 am

Rocker wrote:I love it Grammer...been on that bus...but, doesn't it beat the buses of the 60's..when we had no bathrooms and very few clothes...Gawd the overpowering smell of pongy clothes, B.O. smelly boys,URyan,chips and vinegar not to mention ciggies...and there was always the odd bods who sat beside you and in a big whiskey breath put the world to rights while squeezing you up against the window....hicking and coughing!!!!

Wow Rocker we both must have met the same old geezer on the buses many years ago, did you get the No. 8 bus too? :roll: :roll: :roll:

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Re: Buses

Post by Rocker » Fri Nov 27, 2015 9:48 am

Ha :lol: :lol: :lol: Helium,
When I read back that posting I did I have to laugh :lol: :lol: :lol: I can smell it now.
My only big bus adventure was to take the bus from the main street in Blackrock to the stop opposite Dominican Convent in Dún Laoghaire and back again in the evening, the 7A or 8. Did that from about 1964 to 1969 when my next big adventure was taking the bus into the Pillar that was something else. I took the train for the next 40 odd years.
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Re: Buses

Post by Helium » Fri Nov 27, 2015 10:19 am

Rocker wrote:Ha :lol: :lol: :lol: Helium,
When I read back that posting I did I have to laugh :lol: :lol: :lol: I can smell it now.
My only big bus adventure was to take the bus from the main street in Blackrock to the stop opposite Dominican Convent in Dún Laoghaire and back again in the evening, the 7A or 8. Did that from about 1964 to 1969 when my next big adventure was taking the bus into the Pillar that was something else. I took the train for the next 40 odd years.

You must be only a youngster Rocker, I got married in 1969 and emigrated across the Liffey to Raheny. No dart then just the normal train to Sandycove(now called Glasthule/Sandycove). So that old geezer was going a long time!! :lol: :lol: :lol:

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Re: Buses

Post by keeper » Fri Nov 27, 2015 2:29 pm

Ah the beloved 7a :shock: Upstairs on a wet Monday morning, heating on full blast, fogged up windows, cigarette smoke, smell of drink from Sunday night binge, smell of unmentionable mixture of Curry, Fish n Chips and Batterburger gases quietly being released into an already airless atmosphere, the coughing and sneezing and spluttering, and the smell of wet coats and feet, sure didn't we love it :roll: ah yes, Monday morning was special, :roll:

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Re: Buses

Post by Strum » Fri Nov 27, 2015 3:03 pm

keeper wrote:Ah the beloved 7a :shock: Upstairs on a wet Monday morning, heating on full blast, fogged up windows, cigarette smoke, smell of drink from Sunday night binge, smell of unmentionable mixture of Curry, Fish n Chips and Batterburger gases quietly being released into an already airless atmosphere, the coughing and sneezing and spluttering, and the smell of wet coats and feet, sure didn't we love it :roll: ah yes, Monday morning was special, :roll:


So what's new? :lol:

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Re: Buses

Post by skins » Fri Nov 27, 2015 3:12 pm

Phew! All that batterburger gas and naked flames, where were Elf and Safety then?
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Re: Buses

Post by Rocker » Fri Nov 27, 2015 7:29 pm

skins wrote:Phew! All that batterburger gas and naked flames, where were Elf and Safety then?
Up with the fat red man at the North Pole waiting for Crismas wuu wuu
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Re: Buses

Post by grammer » Fri Nov 27, 2015 8:22 pm

OH YES IT IS-----

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Re: Buses

Post by Toss » Fri Nov 27, 2015 8:57 pm

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Re: Buses

Post by Helium » Fri Nov 27, 2015 9:14 pm

grammer wrote:OH YES IT IS-----



OH NOT ITS NOT evillaugh evillaugh evillaugh

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Re: Buses

Post by Strum » Fri Nov 27, 2015 10:58 pm

Toss wrote:Image

Thank you Toss. notworthy notworthy notworthy :D

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Re: Buses

Post by grammer » Sat Nov 28, 2015 12:46 am

OH YES IT IS
:P :P :P :P :P :P :P
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Re: Buses

Post by Strum » Sat Nov 28, 2015 2:45 am

OH NO IT ISN! :twisted:

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Re: Buses

Post by Zirco » Sat Nov 28, 2015 10:48 am

WHAT??


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Re: Buses

Post by bugrock » Sat Nov 28, 2015 12:07 pm

Don't worry, Zirco. Strum goes apeshit every CHRISMAS :P :P :P :P :P :P :P :P :P :P :P
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Re: Buses

Post by Rocker » Sat Nov 28, 2015 12:11 pm

bugrock wrote:Don't worry, Zirco. Strum goes apeshit every CHRISMAS :P :P :P :P :P :P :P :P :P :P :P
Dont we all....even when we are not talking about buses.....where are those Topic bars.
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Re: Buses

Post by Helium » Sat Nov 28, 2015 6:22 pm

bugrock wrote:Don't worry, Zirco. Strum goes apeshit every CHRISMAS :P :P :P :P :P :P :P :P :P :P :P

Bugs don't know how you got away with the C word, it's not allowed in November and hopefully not until the middle of December!! dontknow dontknow dontknow

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Re: Buses

Post by Helium » Sat Nov 28, 2015 6:40 pm

I suspect that Strum is out shopping early for NOT YET so that's why the C word got through. evillaugh evillaugh evillaugh

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Re: Buses

Post by Strum » Sat Nov 28, 2015 7:13 pm

What C word? :lol:

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Re: Buses

Post by Helium » Sat Nov 28, 2015 7:34 pm

Strum wrote:What C word? :lol:


Ah you are back from the shops then! :lol: :lol: :lol:

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