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Re: Buses

Postby Dancer » Sun Apr 13, 2014 6:22 pm

bugrock wrote:It could have been any one of you oul wans. I'll keep the name in case one of yis drops a clue. 1t was 1967 :lol: :lol:


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Re: Buses

Postby Strum » Sun Apr 13, 2014 9:51 pm

Bless me Führer for I have sinned. It's been 2 days since I picked up the latest discarded refund ticket on the 7.
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Re: Buses

Postby grammer » Sun Apr 13, 2014 11:38 pm

:lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:
I used to collect them myself Strum :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:
think the most I ever got was about €11.65
:lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:
Ahhh dont you just miss the days of plenty

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Re: Buses

Postby Strum » Mon Apr 14, 2014 1:25 pm

When the kids were younger going to School Grammer they used to collect them every day. 37 euros in a Month once. ;)
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Re: Buses

Postby Rocker » Tue Apr 15, 2014 10:37 am

Have to admit I used to pick them up all the time when i was in town. In the city centre people just dropped them at the bus stops and on the seats. Made a packet too.
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Re: Buses

Postby Rocker » Tue May 13, 2014 5:03 pm

Found this on RTE Archives. A 1966 little trip on a bus around Dublin.

http://www.rte.ie/archives/2013/0214/36 ... city-1966/
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Re: Buses

Postby grammer » Fri May 16, 2014 1:11 am

Buses!!!!!!!
All human life in it's many guises you will find there.!!!!
Hows about that for an opener?????? :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:
One a bus tonight -must be a collage or UNI late night course somewhere in town-
young and old on the bus -
apart from the girls who seemed to be part of their I-phones-I think every girl now has one implanted to their hand when they are born-
even young mothers on trains darts and planes just stare at the screen of their phones -little babies screeching away -what is mam/mom/mother doing???
shes on her I-phone of course-for cks sake you cound'nt really expect her to talk or play with baby when she's busy -telling the world on fkboook that's she's on the bus-or showing off her new profile pic.
old guy in front has his headphones on ---studying the theory of evolution and listening to ELO-
Two other big fat eeejits down the back half pissed shouting about how Giggsy is gonna be the king in Old Trafford in about 3 years time and the way some of the fans hired a plane to fly over Landstown RD. last night with the banner====Giggsy 13==Gerrard 0
Another guy is typing away like mad on his pad-----maybe posting on this site
Some other guy has his head up against the window and is snoring his brains out ---his snoring sounded a little like bagpipes -I kinda sounded like a version of Donald wheres your troo :lol: :lol: sers
Just an ordinary bus journey
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Re: Buses

Postby Rocker » Fri May 16, 2014 11:23 am

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!!!!
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Re: Buses

Postby Sinead » Fri May 16, 2014 9:11 pm

Great posts, evokes lots of memories. No one speaks to anyone else on the bus these days.
It drives me mad when they shout "I'm on the bus. Where are ya?" That seems to be the full
Extent of the very important conversation!
rocker you forgot the fellow who always sat beside you even though the bus was half empty
And then he kept fixing his shoe and rubbing against your leg and you nearly out the window
Because he was so close to you!

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Re: Buses

Postby Rocker » Fri May 16, 2014 9:35 pm

Sinead wrote:Great posts, evokes lots of memories. No one speaks to anyone else on the bus these days.
It drives me mad when they shout "I'm on the bus. Where are ya?" That seems to be the full
Extent of the very important conversation!
rocker you forgot the fellow who always sat beside you even though the bus was half empty
And then he kept fixing his shoe and rubbing against your leg and you nearly out the window
Because he was so close to you!

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:lol: :lol: :lol: and kept asking...is that a wedding ring????
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Re: Buses

Postby Navanman » Fri May 16, 2014 10:26 pm

That never happened to me.


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Re: Buses

Postby keeper » Fri May 16, 2014 10:55 pm

Got the bus into the city centre yesterday :( I must have been the only Irish person on the top deck :(
There were at least a dozen nationalities roaring into their iPhones BangHead it was manic BangHead I think they were all there ! Polish, Russian, Latvian, French, Spanish, Estonian and several African ones as well BangHead well, at least I think it was those languages :lol: :lol:
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Re: Buses

Postby grammer » Sat May 17, 2014 12:56 am

keeper wrote:Got the bus into the city centre yesterday :( I must have been the only Irish person on the top deck :(
There were at least a dozen nationalities roaring into their iPhones BangHead it was manic BangHead I think they were all there ! Polish, Russian, Latvian, French, Spanish, Estonian and several African ones as well BangHead well, at least I think it was those languages :lol: :lol:


:lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:
Over one hundred nationalities now and the all travel up stairs on the bus babbling away on their phones
your right keeper.Not only that but they all shout into their phones.. BangHead BangHead BangHead BangHead BangHead
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Re: Buses

Postby Rocker » Sat May 17, 2014 1:07 am

grammer wrote:
keeper wrote:Got the bus into the city centre yesterday :( I must have been the only Irish person on the top deck :(
There were at least a dozen nationalities roaring into their iPhones BangHead it was manic BangHead I think they were all there ! Polish, Russian, Latvian, French, Spanish, Estonian and several African ones as well BangHead well, at least I think it was those languages :lol: :lol:


:lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:
Over one hundred nationalities now and the all travel up stairs on the bus babbling away on their phones
your right keeper.Not only that but they all shout into their phones.. BangHead BangHead BangHead BangHead BangHead


What is most infuriating ???????...we don't understand their languages !!! no earwigging.
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Re: Buses

Postby slipper » Sat May 17, 2014 7:53 pm

Rocker, I'd bet if you could understand all the foreign languages spoken on bus's you'd hear the same banalities

that you hear spoken by the eejits who speak English. BangHead BangHead BangHead
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Re: Buses

Postby busconductor » Sun May 18, 2014 5:36 am

Gulliver, I would date the old photo of the buses on that "diversion" to be 1950's or maybe early 1960's. I can't make out the 4th bus, as it's almost out of the picture. As for the crowd of people, it might be that the first bus is broken down, & the second one is the relief. The next one might be just happening upon the scene. First & third buses are definitely 1950's vintage. The second bus looks like one of the 'Boltons", making it 1948 vintage. The one @ the very back is barely in the picture, & I just can't see what type it is. If it's an RA class, the picture was taken no earlier than 1959.

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Re: Buses

Postby keeper » Sun May 18, 2014 9:38 am

Rocker :lol: I just know they were talking about me behind my back :lol: especially the the lady speaking Shona :lol: :lol:
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Re: Buses

Postby Rocker » Sun Jul 27, 2014 9:36 am

Great photos here from the National Library of Ireland

https://www.flickr.com/photos/nlireland ... 743429098/
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Re: Buses

Postby Holla » Sun Jul 27, 2014 10:20 am

No word from enviro these days.
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Re: Buses

Postby Strum » Sun Jul 27, 2014 3:10 pm

Yeah holla, not been on fkbk for ages either. Hope he's ok.
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Re: Buses

Postby Rocker » Sun Jul 27, 2014 7:32 pm

Strum wrote:Yeah holla, not been on fkbk for ages either. Hope he's ok.


Hope you are well Enviro. We miss you. Did you move back to ireland????
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Re: Buses

Postby Strum » Sun Jul 27, 2014 7:43 pm

Rocker wrote:Hope you are well Enviro. We miss you. Did you move back to ireland????



Oh yeah he might be in the process Rocker. Forgot about that.
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Re: Buses

Postby grammer » Mon Jul 28, 2014 1:47 am

He is still on fkbk ---doing selfies and everything dontknow dontknow dontknow dontknow dontknow
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Re: Buses

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Re: Buses

Postby Rocker » Fri Jan 30, 2015 1:28 pm

They have been talking about this for ages. Will be interesting to see who tenders.

A lot of those Dublin Bus routes will affect us here. Wonder if they will take the free pass....most times when I am on the 114,75 or 45a it is pensioners.
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