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|Should we be surprised........... |
| From todays Cyprus Mail.|
Mall Cineplex faces closure in licence row
By Elias Hazou
THE CINEPLEX at the Mall of Cyprus has been told to shut down because it does not have a licence to operate.
The thea ...
|Very very nearly there. |
| Our container arrived on Friday a couple of hours late but hey, the traffics bad at the moment. We were self loading so we had 3 hours to do it in. I had to get permission from the local police as where we are staying at the ... |
| hi is there anyone still going for a dip in the sea or is it to cold for you lot :?: ... |
|Request for Orange Sauce pls. |
| Doing a big gammon ham and have lost my trusty easypeasy recipe for Orange Sauce.......... :(
It's one for pouring separately (as in not for cooking with the gammon :) I need). Help............
Jinty ... |
|today in the press |
| Don't know if this should go in here or motoring but, here goes.
I see in the press today that Michael Schumacher has come to the attention of the German police for driving a taxi. Seems like he persuaded the taxi driver ... |
|Ike Turner |
| Ike Turner has died. Yes I know he was a b to his wives but was also a a driving force in Rock N Roll recording the !st Rock n Roll record rocket 88 & soul nothing at all to do with River Deep. Just listening to the sou ... |
|Going to UK |
| We are going to UK for 2 weeks on Thursday and am wondering whether I need to take my really heavy jacket with me or whether a medium weight jacket would suffice. ... |
|Sites that make you laugh |
| We all need a good laugh now & again or in my case most of the time :lol:
What are your favorites?Here are my 3 favs
www.parodyville.com (If only for what polar bears ... |
|Coming home for Christmas |
| Just like to say Hello to everyone and wish you all a Very Merry Christmas.
The sale of my house went through on Fri, a tun of weight lifted off of my shoulders at long last. :D
I will be flying home to Cyprus, for ... |
|The General Public (GP) |
having been 'thinned out' for a topical conversation thread, I just thought that I would try and stimulate some humorous debate, maybe it might keep Geoff and I occupied whilst we are bored at work!
Q What annoys ... |
|House sale back on |
| Keep your fingers crossed everyone but we may well be on our way in February :D
Agreed a price, tho much lower than before, last week with a Scots family so we are hopping all will work out well this time.
Thanks to every ... |
|New Year Resolutions |
| Hello All,
Seems like we on this forum appreciate a little amusing thread to pass the time of day. Well it may seem a bit premature but here goes.
I'll bet we have all had a go at the "New Year Resolution" caper at som ... |
|Led Zeppelin |
| Hi All,
Just got back from London and Led Zepp were astounding.
Not anything to do with lovely Cyprus but i'm like a pig in s**t.
Gonna miss the summer festivals when i'm permanent out there.
Steve. ... |
|SORRY SANTA |
|Why men don't write advice columns. |
| Dear Graham,
I hope you can help me here. The other day I set off for work leaving my
husband in the house watching the TV as usual. I hadn't gone more than a
mile down the road when my engine conked out and the car ... |
|Olympics 2012, Red Arrows. |
| We may not live in England anymore, but this is ridiculous where ever you are, and whatever creed. Once more, the British are being dictated to by the 'foreigners'.
The world-famous Red Arrows have been banned from appear ... |
|Recipe for 'boiled cake' please!!! |
| Hi all, years ago I was given a recipe for 'boiled cake'. As the title suggests you boiled the fruit along with butter(or marge)and bicarb in I think I remember tea!! The cake was then cooked in the conventional way.Please ... |
|This was actually sold in the supermarkets |
| Poor old Ainsley...|
|The war in Iraq |
| I've just watched on Sky films a documentary called The Ground Truth about the American Vets coming home from the war in Iraq. It is a very powerful film if you see it advertised watch it it will change how you view this war ... |
|Free Trip to the 2008 Olympics |
| WIN 2 TICKETS ALL EXPENSES PAID INCLUDING AIR FARE TO THE 2008 OLYMPIC GAMES IN BEIJING, CHINA.|
To participate is very easy, just view the attached photo, correctly
answer the following questions and send your a ...
|Furniture Shops |
| Just a quickie for you all. Are there any good second hand furniture shops in the Paralimni, Sotira or Leopetri area as we are thinking of buying an apartment just for letting.
Rockjock ... |
|Calling all Mods |
| Well back in the 60's were you a mod was it a Lambretta or a Vespa you rode around on? Mine was a Lambretta did you go to the Ivy Shop in Richmond or Squires in Chelsea? Well the owner of those esteemed gentleman's outfitte ... |
|Quiz of the year. |
| Can you name 3 famous Belgians.|
No Googling now.
Answers at bottom.
Can you name 3 famous Cypriots.
A. Marc Bosman, King Leopold X , Tin Tin ...
|Post Codes |
| We have been sent this link with post codes, can anybody confirm if they are correct as its showing a completely changed code for our street..
http://www.mcw.gov.cy/mcw/DPS/DPS.nsf/All/526AD00FABB82F3AC22571A3001E5A2F/$ ... |
|wordgame + boredom = free rice |
| If you've got an odd moment, try www.freerice.com
Simple wordgame (choose real meaning from 4 definitions) if you get it right they donate 10 grains of rice to UN food programme. Starts off easy, gets harder as you go alo ... |
|Music Quiz |
| Name the Tune.... |
|Banking Crisis |
| The knock-on effects from the recent US sub prime market problems that hit Northern Rock and others show no sign of letting up.
In fact, the Banking system in Japan appears to be the latest victim of the global credit cru ... |
|Annoying Business Practices |
| Whilst reading the problem of the General Public and the annoying things that they do I just felt the need to express my problems with businesses recently.
We contacted Shippers months ago and agreed to ship a small amoun ... |
|Who Sold the Table Mystery? |
This table was for sale on eBay.
How can you tell it is being sold by a man?
Can you solve this little riddle?
First look and guess.
You will find the answer below, but don't cheat!
|House sale collapsed |
| Well we thought we were on our way, but you know how awful our estate agents are............ The guy 2 down in our chain after we have all signed has only just got his mortgage offer that's after all of being assured by his ... |
|remembrance day |
| Just came back from our local memorial in Bletchley it is just outside of Bletchley Park or station X as it was called & well worth a visit. But just a thought today to all of you like myself who have lost a veteran rece ... |
|You've been elfed!! |
Happy Early Holidays from me and my family here in Cyprus!
This is soooo funny!!! ...
|Bah, Humbug! |
| Cyprus starting to go the way of the UK.
Not even halfway into November & Santa & his reindeer have appeared on the roundabouts of Ayia Napa.
This says it all, IMHO:
http://www.isitchristmas.com/ ... |
|Litter in Cyprus |
| Cyprus is a beautiful island - yet everywhere I go there seems lots of litter, 'abandoned cars' etc .... is it just me or do others see this as an eyesore?? ... |
|Celebrity Kapparis Residents |
| As the new series of "I'am a Celeb etc" has just started - it reminded me of a topic I've been meaning to post.
Is there any truth in the rumour (or just another sales pitch from that agent again) That one of the villas o ... |
|Queen The Rock Group |
| Great Clip....
http://users.telenet.be/leukelinks/flash/queen.htm ... |
|Cadburys v Wonderbra Advert |
| One of the things I occasionally miss from the UK is the often good, funny or quirky adverts. This one has been around since August but is good.
Hope its ok to advertise this I hav ... |
|I'm A Celebrity (possibly) Get Me... |
I'm a celebrity get me out of here - just starting again tonight - but don't
know half of them :?
They used to get some decent celebs on before - are the celebs
running scared these days or has the budget be ... |
|Some funnies for you all. |
| :D :clap: Here are 12 of the finest double-entendres that were aired on TV & Radio
1. Pat Glenn, weightlifting commentator - 'And this is Gregoriava from Bulgaria. I saw her snatch this morning and it was amazing! ... |
| The Celtic Monkeys do ... |
|On our way at last |
| Well we have finally exchanged contracts on our house in Milton Keynes & hope to be on our way around 23rd November. Tersefanou here we come so there goes the neighbourhood :P
Tea & cakes in Helen of Troy when we g ... |
|Spenders Bar - Update |
| I just i'd let you know that in the Famagusta Newsletter there's an update by Jimmy and Karen.
Due to circumstances beyond their control they will not be opening their bar in Kapparis.
They will be opening as soon as p ... |
|Women Jokes |
| [Edit: Well the Report Posting function certainly works :wink: |
Some of them are not really appropriate for a family audience.]
NOT MY JOKES, JUST PASSING THEM ON!!!!!!
|Update on my parents voyage. |
| They docked at Salerno in Italy this afternoon.
Still 8 days away from Limassol but that won't be long.
They will be docking at different ports every other day now.
Tey are enjoing the voyage now but still dont like ... |
|Good News we are nearly there |
| Hi All,
Just got off the phone to our solicitor and we have exchanged contracts on our house, yippee. It's been the most traumatic last few weeks with it being echange not exchange etc. even up until last night there was ... |
|Hunting Season |
| Hi all,
I hear the hunting season has started - so expect some casualties :?
Take care out there!
Steve ... |
|Climate change, Sorry...again |
| What's your take on this? Thought provoking or flawed?
Ruth ... |
|Joe Calzaghe |
| Simple answer is no the best British boxer ever.
Mike the saga lout ... |
|Anybody want to play? |
| A word game.
I will write a word,you take the last two letters of the word and you make another word.The next one takes the last two letters of that word and so on..........ok first word
Cyprus ... |
|Sense at last from the Conservatives |
| Only English MPs to vote on English matters. Great stuff.
Now let's hope that Salmond will allow the English to vote for Scottish independence and Scotland will b ... |