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Have you seen it now. It’s deteriorating rapidly. There are loose stones signs but the speed limit signs seem to have reduced. No one is sure now. Big bald patches around the junction to the ols osses rest home. The new clippings are completely gone. Hope the DOI are going to get our money back. This job is a disaster and even worse than the Laurel bank resurface last year.

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On 12/14/2018 at 4:33 PM, kevster said:

That article is from October 2007

As relevant then as it is now...:flowers:

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On 12/14/2018 at 4:33 PM, kevster said:

That article is from October 2007

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On 12/14/2018 at 4:33 PM, kevster said:

That article is from October 2007

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Edited by Neil Down

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33 minutes ago, Neil Down said:

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Three strikes and you’re in the Alzheimer’s village. 

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Who on earth writes the fb statuses for the police?

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The DOI has arranged to cone off the overtaking lane on Richmond Hill. It is intended to carry out the installation of the Traffic Management from 7pm this evening, 12th January 2019. The mobile matrix sign will be utilised to reinforce the 30mph message to motorists.

Answers to questions going to be asked would include.

1. It is not our fault don’t shout at us and the DOI are doing their best to resolve a difficult situation.

2. We know it will make it impossible to overtake slower vehicles but a lot of people asked for this and some ignored the 30 limit.

3. It will be fixed when it’s warmer and the job has to be done when it’s warm.

4. It could be worse, the road could be closed.

 

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43 minutes ago, TheTeapot said:

Who on earth writes the fb statuses for the police?

 

 

On 12/30/2018 at 6:08 PM, Happier diner said:

Have you seen it now. It’s deteriorating rapidly. There are loose stones signs but the speed limit signs seem to have reduced. No one is sure now. Big bald patches around the junction to the ols osses rest home. The new clippings are completely gone. Hope the DOI are going to get our money back. This job is a disaster and even worse than the Laurel bank resurface last year.

I don`t think it is loose chippings that are coming off now, it is lumps of tarmac complete with chippings that are coming off, went up there last week, and a car over took the car in front of me and was sending bite sized bits of tarmac on to us all, but then i suppose as it is not the TT course it is not really a priority, to those of us who pay road tax.

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On 12/30/2018 at 6:08 PM, Happier diner said:

junction to the ols osses rest home. The new clippings are completely gone.

What about the 'Cloppings'?

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2 minutes ago, Kopek said:

What about the 'Cloppings'?

I can`t find a deffinition on google for the word "cloppings" is this a manx word ?

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Yes, it's Manx for the sound horses make when combined with your 'clippings'.

as in..... ''' Hay there you woman boy, did yer heeer the clippin an cloppin at those old horses goin up the richmond?''

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1 minute ago, Kopek said:

Yes, it's Manx for the sound horses make when combined with your 'clippings'.

as in..... ''' Hay there you woman boy, did yer heeer the clippin an cloppin at those old horses goin up the richmond?''

Why is the hill called Richmond Hill", or should we rename it as Chipping Hill / Clopping Hill ?

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5 minutes ago, Kopek said:

Yes, it's Manx for the sound horses make when combined with your 'clippings'.

as in..... ''' Hay there you woman boy, did yer heeer the clippin an cloppin at those old horses goin up the richmond?''

That sort of reminds me of the number that Treadmill used to do at the Tholt Y Will many years ago:

COAL-HOLE CAVALRY^^
Ted Edwards

1. Early morning, dreaming is shattered
One clitter-clatter on t'flags outside
Old Knocker-Upper rat-tatting on t'window
Making sure nobody's overlied.

CHORUS: Clittering, clattering, coal-hole cavalry
Galloping, rain or fine
Clittering, clattering, coal-hole cavalry
Galloping down to t'mine.

2. Father yawning, drizzle on t'window
More clitter-clattering coming down t'hill
Stairs are creaking, oven door banging
Father waiting for Uncle Bill.

3. Mam is filling 'is bottle wi' water
Clatter-clitter-clatter and a rattle on t'latch
Clogs in t'lobby an' talking quiet
Arguing t' toss about Sunday's match.

4. Come on, Billy lad, best get goin'
Clatter-clitter-clatter an' t'front door bang!!
Going down to t'mucky old coal-pit
Hear pit hat and snap-tin clang!

5. Colliers riding a million horses
Clatter-clitter-clatter all over t'world
"Look-out! Injuns, Cavalry's coming!"
Picks and shovels and banners unfurled.

6. Hooter's blowin' a sound of vict'ry
Clatter-clitter-clattering's over an' done
All t'world's quiet an' sleep is coming
Wish I were a collier - collier - collier
Wish I were a collier, it must be fun!

 

 

 

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1 hour ago, TheTeapot said:

Who on earth writes the fb statuses for the police?

 

That’s an unbelievably stupid solution. We can’t stop people overtaking so now we’ll just half shut the whole bloody road and make it one lane to further inconvenience the public. The DOI must be the most incompetent department of IOMG by miles. It’s a breathtakingly stupid solution. Why not just hand out push bikes and make people cycle up the hill and give them their car back at the top? That would be about as stupid as this action. All because the DOI totally fucked up in the first place. This must be 6 weeks of increasingly stupid solutions to the fact that they did a totally shit job in the first place! 

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3 minutes ago, thesultanofsheight said:

That’s an unbelievably stupid solution. We can’t stop people overtaking so now we’ll just half shut the whole bloody road and make it one lane to further inconvenience the public. The DOI must be the most incompetent department of IOMG by miles. It’s a breathtakingly stupid solution. Why not just hand out push bikes and make people cycle up the hill and give them their car back at the top? That would be about as stupid as this action. All because the DOI totally fucked up in the first place. This must be 6 weeks of increasingly stupid solutions to the fact that they did a totally shit job in the first place! 

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It does day that the work will be carried out when the weather is warmer, so i read from that, it won`t be any time soon,  maybe mid may / early June, ( if this was the TT course it would be a main priority, and done next week  ).

Who is covering the cost of this mess ?

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