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by captainch
Tue Oct 27, 2020 1:09 pm
Forum: The Lunch Room
Topic: FRESH FOOD.
Replies: 7
Views: 191

Re: FRESH FOOD.

Who remembers when a packet of patatoe chips came with the salt in a tiny bag at the top of the packet!
by captainch
Mon Oct 26, 2020 6:45 pm
Forum: Discussion - Brisbane / QLD
Topic: CAMBELLS COACHES TOWNSVILLE
Replies: 3
Views: 513

Re: CAMBELLS COACHES TOWNSVILLE

IT Will be still trading as Cambells Coaches & all staff will be asked to re Aply for the jobs. After school ends in DEC THEY DO SCHOOL RUNS/CHARTERS no route services!.
by captainch
Mon Oct 26, 2020 6:35 pm
Forum: Discussion - Sydney / NSW
Topic: Parramatta light rail
Replies: 660
Views: 181956

Re: Parramatta light rail

Announced tonight stage 2 light rail from PARRAMATTA TO AUBURN VIA OLYMPIC PARK. TO REPLACED BY B1 double decker buses instead! they have stated there's NO money to built!. Parramatta council and THE OLYMPIC PARK TRUST are not happy.
by captainch
Sun Oct 25, 2020 11:30 pm
Forum: The Lunch Room
Topic: FRESH FOOD.
Replies: 7
Views: 191

Re: FRESH FOOD.

With 9 kids and in the countrty when we ran out of weet-bix mum would gives us a milk arrowroot buscuit mashed up with milk!
by captainch
Sun Oct 25, 2020 2:30 pm
Forum: The Lunch Room
Topic: FRESH FOOD.
Replies: 7
Views: 191

Re: FRESH FOOD.

Remember when my brothers and my self used to go into the grocer when he was busy and shake the XXX out of the arnotts buscuit tins the good ones not the pain ones & then ask for 6d worth of broken buscuits! or climbing over the fence taking the empty soft drink bottles from his crates then going in...
by captainch
Sun Oct 25, 2020 1:40 pm
Forum: The Lunch Room
Topic: FRESH FOOD.
Replies: 7
Views: 191

FRESH FOOD.

Who remember going to the green grocer to buy you fruit & vegies WHEN ONLY ONE PERSON handled them put them in a paper bag..............NONE of this suspermarket stuff were every one handles the fruit ect touch about 20 tomatoes before they decide not to buy them ........they have been to the garage...
by captainch
Fri Oct 23, 2020 12:32 pm
Forum: The Lunch Room
Topic: What lessons do you think the pandemics tought you?
Replies: 11
Views: 967

Re: What lessons do you think the pandemics tought you?

iT Doesnt cost any extra to acknolage the person is a human & has feelings like your self .they may be having a good or bad day but they are providing you with a service .......if you do not want to talk to them fine . you can also use the auto check -out it does give a XXX about you your NOTHING!
by captainch
Thu Oct 22, 2020 11:28 pm
Forum: The Lunch Room
Topic: What lessons do you think the pandemics tought you?
Replies: 11
Views: 967

Re: What lessons do you think the pandemics tought you?

Its shown me if your over 50 you are past your use by date. No matter who it is I smile & say g'day words do not cost anything. if I HAVE TIME i see some-one sitting by them selves in the shopping centre I allways say you having a good day a lot of old people & i'm 75 are on their own have no family...
by captainch
Thu Oct 22, 2020 10:52 pm
Forum: Discussion - Brisbane / QLD
Topic: CAMBELLS COACHES TOWNSVILLE
Replies: 3
Views: 513

CAMBELLS COACHES TOWNSVILLE

As from dec CAMBELLS COACHES will be owned by the group who now owns SUNBUS. SURFSIDE & A COUPLE OF OTHER COMPANYS ALSO OWNS SKYBUS VIC & SKY BUS SYDNEY getting bigger across australia they are a ENGLISH COMPANY!
by captainch
Thu Oct 22, 2020 9:14 am
Forum: The Lunch Room
Topic: Anyone been in a helicopter?
Replies: 10
Views: 1924

Re: Anyone been in a helicopter?

In 1965/6 for 13 months that all we did in national service & viet-nam thats how we went anywere! we jumped out onto the ground picked up the wounded if you were wounded it only took 5 mins for you to be picked up the saddest thing was in the end the U.S .A started up brand new choppers and fly them...
by captainch
Wed Oct 21, 2020 11:13 pm
Forum: Transport Models
Topic: TRAX MODELS STILL AFTER!
Replies: 8
Views: 2395

Re: TRAX MODELS STILL AFTER!

SWIFT a trurer words have never been said!
by captainch
Tue Oct 20, 2020 4:31 pm
Forum: The Lunch Room
Topic: Independent Petrol Stations
Replies: 14
Views: 8399

Re: Independent Petrol Stations

We here in queenslands 2nd biggest city "TOWNSVILLE" only has 2 servos that sell LPG fuel called PUMA a lot of servos are doing away with LPG FUEL OUR CAR ONLY RUNS ON lpg GAS!
by captainch
Sun Oct 18, 2020 7:05 pm
Forum: The Lunch Room
Topic: Predictions for the 2020s
Replies: 83
Views: 14767

Re: Predictions for the 2020s

THE YEAR 2021 WILL start on I MINUTE Past min MIDNIGHT on the 1st of JAN.2021.
by captainch
Sun Oct 18, 2020 4:15 pm
Forum: The Lunch Room
Topic: What gives you the S&#T's!?
Replies: 8515
Views: 626850

Re: What gives you the S&#T's!?

They were like brand NEW like somebody took then fresh out of a collection or something ...............But will keep them for the Grandkids have a couple of well used ones as well! thanks for the INFO!
by captainch
Sun Oct 18, 2020 12:04 pm
Forum: The Lunch Room
Topic: What gives you the S&#T's!?
Replies: 8515
Views: 626850

Re: What gives you the S&#T's!?

Today Went shopping at our local BUNNINGS paid in cash as most people do in our town received $300 out in cash .........Went to our local WOOLIES PAYED By cash to a young girl at the check out NEXT MINUTE SHE CALLS THE STORE BOSS. "HE then explained to her with 10 other people who were in line as we...
by captainch
Sat Oct 17, 2020 1:38 pm
Forum: Transport Models
Topic: TRAX MODELS STILL AFTER!
Replies: 8
Views: 2395

Re: TRAX MODELS STILL AFTER!

HAVE sent you 3 e-mails no reply!
by captainch
Fri Oct 16, 2020 5:27 pm
Forum: The Lunch Room
Topic: Biggest Fears of All Time when you were a child
Replies: 28
Views: 6688

Re: Biggest Fears of All Time when you were a child

Being left handed at school & then NUNNS belting you accross your knuckles till they bleed.still have servere pain in my hand 70 years latter with a slightly deformed hand!.........Also being shut in a dark cupboard by the nunns for a couple of hours for talking in class to this day still go to slee...
by captainch
Fri Sep 25, 2020 4:10 pm
Forum: Discussion - Sydney / NSW
Topic: Private Bus Observations 2020
Replies: 601
Views: 90805

Re: Private Bus Observations 2020

THE people complaining about having a bus depot near by would be the same ones demanding buses to take their little darlings to school...they think the bus drivers take the bus home park it in their drive way along as its no were near them!
by captainch
Mon Sep 21, 2020 7:52 pm
Forum: The Lunch Room
Topic: What gives you the S&#T's!?
Replies: 8515
Views: 626850

Re: What gives you the S&#T's!?

Helping out a good cause for a few years then needing HELP in a crisis ONLY TO BE TOLD WE CAN'T HELP YOU get still use your name to get thousand s of dollors of work done for free So had to seek help for the first time from the "salvo"s WHICH MADE ME EMBARRESSED to ask for help. It has turned me fro...
by captainch
Sat Sep 19, 2020 9:35 pm
Forum: The Lunch Room
Topic: What doesn't give you the S&#T's, or make you Happy?
Replies: 184
Views: 43889

Re: What doesn't give you the S&#T's, or make you Happy?

When going to WOOLIES AND Buying enough things and to get 43 OSHIES for less than $106 INSTEAD OF ONE FOR $30 and getting a compleate set from my grandson who is in the country and there is no WOLLIES BUT ALSO BEING TOLD THAT OUR WOLLIES HAS RUN OUT THEY ARE GETTING no more & it still has a month to...
by captainch
Fri Sep 18, 2020 2:24 pm
Forum: Photos - Sydney/NSW
Topic: Old Bus 2000 Newspaper Clipping.
Replies: 5
Views: 4557

Re: Old Bus 2000 Newspaper Clipping.

Yes at that time it was a bus 'nuts' dream bus & coaches from all over australia bus and coaches you would never get to see some old & new! it was a great time!
by captainch
Wed Sep 16, 2020 11:23 pm
Forum: Discussion - Sydney / NSW
Topic: 20 YEARS SINCE THE OPENING OF THE SYDNEY OLYMPICS
Replies: 14
Views: 1505

Re: 20 YEARS SINCE THE OPENING OF THE SYDNEY OLYMPICS

I found the Parra games WERE BETTER than the norman olympics WE found it was taking a long time for the parra people to board the buses then we found they use to tie a rope onto the back of the bus as we didn't drive very fast as there was no timetable but the long rope had a whole lot of knotts tie...
by captainch
Wed Sep 16, 2020 4:31 pm
Forum: Discussion - Sydney / NSW
Topic: 20 YEARS SINCE THE OPENING OF THE SYDNEY OLYMPICS
Replies: 14
Views: 1505

Re: 20 YEARS SINCE THE OPENING OF THE SYDNEY OLYMPICS

There was actually one of those books alongside the VHS for sale on Ebay for $25 a while back. Haven't had a VHS player in years and unfortunately I've got enough items as it is so this probably would've unfortunately been left to gather dust if I had purchased it but for preservation sake, hopeful...
by captainch
Wed Sep 16, 2020 4:26 pm
Forum: Discussion - Sydney / NSW
Topic: 20 YEARS SINCE THE OPENING OF THE SYDNEY OLYMPICS
Replies: 14
Views: 1505

Re: 20 YEARS SINCE THE OPENING OF THE SYDNEY OLYMPICS

SPECIAL K a truer word was never said a lot of those drivers I am still in contact 20 years latter one of those drivers whom we called "WATER BOY" is now the depot manager at ryde depot!
by captainch
Wed Sep 16, 2020 3:24 pm
Forum: Discussion - Sydney / NSW
Topic: Private Bus Observations 2020
Replies: 601
Views: 90805

Re: Private Bus Observations 2020

Thats why drivers are DEMANDING passengers were masks I can remember as a driver people would offer you coins they had in their mouths I WOULDN'T TOUCH IT ! iT was bad enought to find soiled nappys shoved into the cnr back seat of the bus or some one thrown up using the bus like a garbage truck as I...

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