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COLD DARK ROOM

Discussion in 'Personal Promotion' started by Tidgy's Dad, Jul 14, 2015.

  1. JoesMum

    JoesMum Well-Known Member 5 Year Member

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    Disguise :D
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    JoesMum Well-Known Member 5 Year Member

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    A cold frame is a like a small greenhouse used by gardeners to protect plants. The perspex lid lets the light in. In a sunny makes a good basking place for a tort to warm up. Joe slept in his.

    Joe's original was one from a garden centre that we knocked a hole in the side of. When it fell apart with age, my father in law built a replacement. Last year we had a third built as the second had fallen apart after years of use too.

    You can see numbers two and three in this thread
    http://www.tortoiseforum.org/threads/outdoor-accommodation-in-a-colder-uk-climate.140866/
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    ZEROPILOT Well-Known Member TFO Supporter Platinum Supporter

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    Thanks.
    I was stumped, also.
  4. JoesMum

    JoesMum Well-Known Member 5 Year Member

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    The cold frame lid is hinged so you can get plants (or torts) out easily
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    Iv just read this thread u av written it's brilliant so helpful :)
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    JoesMum Well-Known Member 5 Year Member

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    The USA and the UK are frequently described as two nations divided by a common language.

    It all originated in the UK, but those who migrated to the USA evolved the language differently to those back home.

    It is frequently complicated by the large numbers of accents and dialects in the UK. John, for example, speaks English, but uses a lot of words that you will rarely hear outside Scotland (although they're usually understood by most in the UK)

    We frequently end up translating UK English into US and vice versa in the CDR :D
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    I understand.

    In Germany we have some different dialects. When a no native German speaker visit for example Bavaria he/she would understand/ comprehend nearly nothing from what is spoken there.
    Bavarian are a special sort of people.:D
    But I live in Lower Saxony and speak clear German without any dialect.:rolleyes:
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    Yes.
    The "Queens" English and American English are a little different.
    In the same way that Spanish IN Spain Is different than Spanish in say, Colombia.
    English throughout the UK is different as is English across America with some words having different meaning.
    Sometimes (a lot of time) when CDR UK members are talking about something, I don't have a clue what it's about.
    When my wife and I go to South Carolina, I have to pretty much translate things for her.
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    What a funny and lovely picture - he knows you like bikes and is wearing his crash helmet ready for his first road trip!
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    Must be doing a 'try before you buy'
    Hopefully s/he'll settle down there.
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    A late good evening one and all!
    Glad to see all is well with everyone in the CDR today - hope you're not feeling too out of sorts Linda.:(
    If Adam pooped in here last night I'm not surprised he's staying away - probably too ashamed to show his face!;)
    Great to see the babies are still arriving and OK Ed.
    Anyway I'd better disappear again if I'm to get up for work in the morning.
    So night night friends and see you tomorrow.
    Take care
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    A tort road trip: Yaaaaaahhhhhyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyy !
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    Good night Lyn, probably you are already asleep.:)

    And I am the lonely night owl today. I miss my bat ( Adam ).:(
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    are you seeking someone outside the employed people to connect with?
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    Hello @skyee
    Welcome to the C ( cold ) D ( dark ) R ( room ).
    It `s a place where nice people meet to chat with each other. You are welcome if you want to join.
    But attention, it is very dark and cold here. We are sitting on armadillos and a one legged pirate serve some drinks. Don`t step on a hedgehonk and beware of the nasty meerkats.
    Sometimes a yellyfish lighten up the darkness a little bit.
    Today I miss @Tidgys Dad. He is the first member who created the CDR for us. He is our leader, the good ghost of the CDR you can say.
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    That was her only post on the forum. Hmmm
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    Morning all.
    Have you got snow John.?
    It's a beautiful sunny morning here but cold
    Stuck in traffic
    :D
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    Good morning all. It's bright, sunny and a rather chilly 3C/37F this morning. Lovely day, but wrap up warm!
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