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Offline yrammy

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The BEC get everywhere stickers
« on: August 30, 2020, 05:54:49 pm »
Can you beat the two locations i found BEC get everywhere stickers. Under the mantle piece, the stags heads at wardlow mires, posh room . Hard rock cafe Chiang Mai, ladies bog



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Re: The BEC get everywhere stickers
« Reply #1 on: August 30, 2020, 06:13:48 pm »
Didn't they get one on the Exocet that sunk the Belgrano on the Falklands war?
Or is that just folklore?

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Re: The BEC get everywhere stickers
« Reply #2 on: August 30, 2020, 06:48:02 pm »
Can you beat the two locations i found BEC get everywhere stickers. Under the mantle piece, the stags heads at wardlow mires, posh room . Hard rock cafe Chiang Mai, ladies bog

The Stags has a posh room????? Posh must be a relative term, meaning absence of a mummified cat, but appreciate things may have changed somewhat over the last 40+ years.

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Re: The BEC get everywhere stickers
« Reply #3 on: August 30, 2020, 07:37:31 pm »
The club stopped the awards when someone got one on a satellite, although I have to say in LEO at times there must locations further away on earth!

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Re: The BEC get everywhere stickers
« Reply #4 on: August 30, 2020, 07:44:15 pm »
When I say posh room in the stags i mean the 'other' room really.

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Re: The BEC get everywhere stickers
« Reply #5 on: September 01, 2020, 09:27:00 am »
The flag pole of Guildford Cathedral - put there by Jrat when working for the Ordnance Survey.

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Re: The BEC get everywhere stickers
« Reply #6 on: September 01, 2020, 12:19:07 pm »
Didn't they get one on the Exocet that sunk the Belgrano on the Falklands war?
Or is that just folklore?

Unlikely as that's factually incorrect.
An Exocet is a French made missile used by the Argies in the Falklands War. The French I believe continued to supply them during the conflict. If so - twats

The General Belgrano, an Argentinian ship was sunk by one of our UK Nuclear Submarine - Torpedoes.

The HMS Sheffield was sunk by an Exocet missile, but it's unlikely even the BEC could get a sticker on an Argie missile !!

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Re: The BEC get everywhere stickers
« Reply #7 on: September 01, 2020, 06:03:40 pm »
(Grins) - thanks alexchien. (Maybe I got mixed up and the sticker was on a torpedo instead. But never let the truth get in the way of a good story  ;) )

I remember One was found inside R Carter's drysuit zip after a long dive in the Doux De Coly; he swore it wasn't there when he set off in. On the same trip I found one on the upper surface of the sun visor in the car one morning; it'd been locked all night.

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Re: The BEC get everywhere stickers
« Reply #8 on: September 03, 2020, 06:50:03 am »
Underneath the lid of the tin with the record book in on summit of monte cristallo in the Dolomites.
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Re: The BEC get everywhere stickers
« Reply #9 on: September 05, 2020, 02:37:59 am »
After a Matlock raft race one Boxing Day, a load of folks got changed in my house in Cromford and there it was found later in the day, JRat had stuck one inside the toilet bowl!
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Re: The BEC get everywhere stickers
« Reply #10 on: September 05, 2020, 01:17:38 pm »
Anyone got a photo of one? - I have somewhere but darned if I can find it  ;D

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Re: The BEC get everywhere stickers
« Reply #11 on: September 07, 2020, 03:46:59 pm »
 I got a mate to put one on a 1000Lb "Paveway" Laser Guided Bomb that was dropped onto a Scud Missile site in the first Gulf war.

I managed to get one on to a Russian Air Force Sukhoi Su 27 Fighter jet, a Canadian F/A 18, a USAF A10 none of whom minded at all......... and Licestershire Police helicopter..... who had a total sense of humor failure....par for the course with them.  :furious:
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Re: The BEC get everywhere stickers
« Reply #12 on: September 07, 2020, 03:58:07 pm »
That's pretty impressive Slug!

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Re: The BEC get everywhere stickers
« Reply #13 on: September 08, 2020, 09:42:44 am »
One was placed on the fold back speaker at a Mike Harding concert at Bedford Corn Exchange back in the late eighties.
There was also one under the desk of the Chief Executive of Bedford Borough Council.

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Re: The BEC get everywhere stickers
« Reply #14 on: September 08, 2020, 03:12:02 pm »
J rat placed one on the submersible pump that is resident a minus 180ft in the Water Grove Engine shaft at wardlow mires.
He placed it on the pump as we lowered it into position.

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Re: The BEC get everywhere stickers
« Reply #15 on: September 08, 2020, 03:34:42 pm »
Talking of the raft race Dickie, in the late 70s I took this picture by pure change. Years later I joined the TSG and this had been their raft!

Buster , Bob Grimes and Rich Bartrop are there

 

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Re: The BEC get everywhere stickers
« Reply #16 on: September 08, 2020, 09:25:51 pm »
Is bottom left the late Keith Joule (as he was later known)?

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Re: The BEC get everywhere stickers
« Reply #17 on: September 08, 2020, 09:48:32 pm »
Is bottom left the late Keith Joule (as he was later known)?

It is.

Dave Watson is wearing the grey wooly hat but I don't know who the white bobble hat belongs to.

Late 1970s might be a bit early for this photograph, more likely Boxing Day 1981 or 82. Bob and Richard weren't members of the TSG in the 70s.

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Re: The BEC get everywhere stickers
« Reply #18 on: September 09, 2020, 08:55:36 am »
Mark you are correct, I thought it was when I was at Matlock college but thinking again it would after I left and beofre I joined the TSG in mid 80s.
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Re: The BEC get everywhere stickers
« Reply #19 on: September 09, 2020, 09:06:24 am »
Ah yes - Dave Watson; what a guy!

Agree with you Mark re date; thanks for posting that.

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Re: The BEC get everywhere stickers
« Reply #20 on: September 09, 2020, 08:51:10 pm »
Good to see that the cigarette stayed dry throughout - cool.

Is it possible the white bobble hat is Alan Medhurst? That's a total guess by the way, based purely on the beard ;)

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Re: The BEC get everywhere stickers
« Reply #21 on: September 09, 2020, 09:21:39 pm »
Based who was on the scene at the time, and who regularly did the Boxing Day boat race, I think the white bobble hat could belong to Jim Hurlston or Mark Loftus. I think Chris Rhodes could be behind Dave Watson and it looks like Pinky between Keith and Richard.

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Re: The BEC get everywhere stickers
« Reply #22 on: September 10, 2020, 09:18:25 am »
Ah yes, good point Mark - that does look like Lofty (who usually had a very short beard).

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Re: The BEC get everywhere stickers
« Reply #23 on: September 11, 2020, 08:35:17 am »
Pinky is a good call

 

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