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Posted 08 January 2006 - 11:42 PM

I see on Amazon there is someone waiting to buy the Nashville album.

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Posted 09 January 2006 - 01:01 AM

If I'm not mistaken, Vera Lynn appeared at last year's VE ceremonies. Has her health declined since then?
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Posted 09 January 2006 - 02:10 PM

Tried to recommend that we commemorate the 60th anniversary by throwing Vera over the White Cliffs of Dover...

Her war effort, or noise pollution, drove up volunteering for the forces by making the front seem less scary than musical halls at home.
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Posted 09 January 2006 - 02:21 PM

True. Both sides preferred to listen to Lili Marlene

http://history.sandi...ilymarlene.html

Vera was Hitler's secret weapon designed to bore the British into submission.
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Posted 09 January 2006 - 02:45 PM

This is an even better site:

I particularly like the 6th Panzergrenadier Division version:

http://ingeb.org/garb/lmarleen.html

Imagine all those panzers revving up on the other side of the channel, armed with their Marlene Dietrich 88s. While all we had was Vera and popgun lyrics like this:

"The shepherd will tend his sheep,
The valley will bloom again
And Jimmy will go to sleep,
In his own little room again."
Ring down the curtain, the farce is over

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Posted 09 January 2006 - 06:27 PM

afaik Dame Vera is in good health.
probably Bettie Page would be a better pick

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Posted 12 January 2006 - 06:57 PM

YES

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Posted 12 January 2006 - 07:39 PM

aloe vera. :rip:

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Posted 12 January 2006 - 08:35 PM

Interesting discussion.

From experience, I can tell you that this sort of thread arguement will actually make people think that you are both arseholes. :D

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Posted 12 January 2006 - 08:37 PM

Interesting discussion.

From experience, I can tell you that this sort of thread arguement will actually make people think that you are both arseholes. :D

Well said Windsor,

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Posted 12 January 2006 - 08:40 PM

Well hello, wtf is going on here then?

Have I missed something or has a fight really broken out between deathlisters over Vera Lyn?

Vera Lyn incites anarchy!

Whatever next? I'm going back inside to get my pint.
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Posted 12 January 2006 - 11:10 PM

You're a persistent little arsehole, I'll give you that.

That's exactly what my Form Tutor used to say to me.

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Posted 12 January 2006 - 11:13 PM

I can feel a ban coming on - or at very least I suspect they will become under privileged members like the late Tempus Fugit.

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Posted 13 January 2006 - 03:56 PM

There seems to be some misunderstanding here. The title "2006 Names" means this is the thread to discuss people who have been nominated for the 2006 DL, with this particular sub-thread focusing on Vera Lynn. It is not an encouragement for DL members engaged in silly tiffs to come up with 2,006 different rude names to call one other.

Not sure if non moderators have the facility to send each other e-mails, but if they do could the parties in question please restrict your cursing each other out that way. In the meantime, shall we get back to the interesting and productive posts of which we're all capable.

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Posted 13 January 2006 - 09:54 PM

interesting and productive posts

yes why not!. :D

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Posted 14 January 2006 - 06:19 PM

I can feel a ban coming on - or at very least I suspect they will become under privileged members like the late Tempus Fugit.

Not late anymore Winnie it was a Maybe at one point in time but later
became a definite.

I don't really think Tempus is under privileged in any way? After all
he is like you.

A Moderater. :(

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Posted 14 January 2006 - 06:22 PM

There'll be love and laughter
And peace ever after.....

Maybe.
Ring down the curtain, the farce is over

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Posted 14 January 2006 - 06:38 PM

I can feel a ban coming on - or at very least I suspect they will become under privileged members like the late Tempus Fugit.

Not late anymore Winnie it was a Maybe at one point in time but later
became a definite.

I don't really think Tempus is under privileged in any way? After all
he is like you.

A Moderater. :(

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Posted 14 January 2006 - 06:39 PM

There'll be love and laughter
And peace ever after.....

Maybe.

Laughter and after make a fair rhyme Godot I infact salute your
random pair of words.

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Posted 14 January 2006 - 07:19 PM

I can feel a ban coming on - or at very least I suspect they will become under privileged members like the late Tempus Fugit.

Not late anymore Winnie it was a Maybe at one point in time but later
became a definite.

I don't really think Tempus is under privileged in any way? After all
he is like you.

A Moderater. :lol:

Don't mock Banshees, have a look at your group description :P

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thread and Boudicca PM'd me sending her Congrats. :lol:



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