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Post by Tommy Monk on Mon Mar 05, 2018 7:06 pm



Anyone know what's happened, and why...?



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Post by veya_victaous on Mon Mar 05, 2018 7:18 pm

the www.newsfixboard.com domain seems to be expiring.
not sure if this is what your talking about

you can use the direct address http://www.newsfixboard.com


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Post by Tommy Monk on Mon Mar 05, 2018 7:26 pm

Thank you Veya... that is exactly what I was talking about...!


How long has "http://www.newsfixboard.com" been in existence as a direct web address...?



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Post by veya_victaous on Mon Mar 05, 2018 7:31 pm

since forever I think, it was the original address.
but we 'won' the www. address from memory(it was a while ago), not sure maybe we have to pay now

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Post by Tommy Monk on Mon Mar 05, 2018 7:34 pm

Thanks again...!


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Post by Syl on Mon Mar 05, 2018 7:34 pm

I got that page...it's gone back to normal now.

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Post by Ben Mothafuckin' Reilly on Mon Mar 05, 2018 8:27 pm

It did revert back to the original URL, "newsfix.niceboard.com," but I ponied up a whopping $12.40 tonight to sort the fucker out.

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Post by Syl on Mon Mar 05, 2018 8:32 pm

Shall we have a whip round?

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Post by Ben Mothafuckin' Reilly on Mon Mar 05, 2018 9:43 pm

Syl wrote:Shall we have a whip round?

I don't know what "whip round" means, you British lunatic.

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Post by eddie on Mon Mar 05, 2018 9:46 pm

Ben Mothafuckin' Reilly wrote:
Syl wrote:Shall we have a whip round?

I don't know what "whip round" means, you British lunatic.

She’s offering you money you Texan freak.

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Post by Ben Mothafuckin' Reilly on Mon Mar 05, 2018 9:48 pm

I actually looked up the origin of that phrase, did you know it comes from the orgies in ancient Rome?

Yeah, they were a lot more organized than one might think. Sort of takes the fun out of it if you ask me, but there you go.

So the orgies had rounds, and at a certain point it got a bit kinky and out came the whips.

Hence, the modern phrase "whip round." Sounds a bit nice, eh edds? Wink

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Post by veya_victaous on Mon Mar 05, 2018 10:02 pm

Ben Mothafuckin' Reilly wrote:I actually looked up the origin of that phrase, did you know it comes from the orgies in ancient Rome?

Yeah, they were a lot more organized than one might think. Sort of takes the fun out of it if you ask me, but there you go.

So the orgies had rounds, and at a certain point it got a bit kinky and out came the whips.

Hence, the modern phrase "whip round." Sounds a bit nice, eh edds? Wink

Actually
it's from British Fox Hunts "send the whip around" to get enough money off participants to buy a Keg of Booze after the Hunt.
the Whip being a servant that kept the dogs in line with a whip Wink

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Post by eddie on Mon Mar 05, 2018 10:11 pm

We can do the whip thing but only if we get the twelve something dolla from the other whips thing for to purchase a new whip, henceforth.

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Post by veya_victaous on Mon Mar 05, 2018 10:47 pm

eddie wrote:We can do the whip thing but only if we get the twelve something dolla from the other whips thing for to purchase a new whip, henceforth.

No, because you didn't say Tally HO whippity whip Like Proper English gentry

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Post by eddie on Tue Mar 06, 2018 2:56 am

Hahahahhha that is very true.

Oh! Bippety Boppety!

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Post by Syl on Tue Mar 06, 2018 7:16 am

Ben Mothafuckin' Reilly wrote:
Syl wrote:Shall we have a whip round?

I don't know what "whip round" means, you British lunatic.

I now withdraw my offer of a whip round, you ignorant yank. snobby

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Post by Syl on Tue Mar 06, 2018 7:19 am

The board is different, I have to go searching for smileys and there is no welcome at the top...where when one clicked you got all your info of past and answered posts quickly and easily.

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Post by Syl on Tue Mar 06, 2018 8:07 am

As you were....found them. Razz cheers bounce

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Post by magica on Tue Mar 06, 2018 9:04 am

I had a completely different board last night, couldn't get on here at all.

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Post by HoratioTarr on Tue Mar 06, 2018 11:25 am

veya_victaous wrote:
Ben Mothafuckin' Reilly wrote:I actually looked up the origin of that phrase, did you know it comes from the orgies in ancient Rome?

Yeah, they were a lot more organized than one might think. Sort of takes the fun out of it if you ask me, but there you go.

So the orgies had rounds, and at a certain point it got a bit kinky and out came the whips.

Hence, the modern phrase "whip round." Sounds a bit nice, eh edds? Wink

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it's from British Fox Hunts "send the whip around" to get enough money off participants to buy a Keg of Booze after the Hunt.
the Whip being a servant that kept the dogs in line with a whip Wink


A whip round
Other phrases about:
Money and wealth
Sports and games
What's the meaning of the phrase 'A Whip round'?
An impromptu collection of money from a group of people, in order to fund some joint enterprise.

What's the origin of the phrase 'A Whip round'?


So, why is the collection of funds called a whip round? This expression is very much 'made in England' as it derives from fox hunting, the British Army and parliament.

In 19th century foxhunts, people were employed to stop the hounds from straying by using whips to keep them in place. Such people became known as 'whippers in' or simply 'whips'. This term has been perpetuated in the British House of Commons where the word 'whip' again does double duty, as it is both the name of the officers whose job it is to guide straying MPs into the voting lobbies, that is, to 'whip up' enthusiasm for a particular vote, and is also the name of the coercion process itself, which is called 'the whip'.

https://www.phrases.org.uk/meanings/whip-round.html
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Post by Maddog on Tue Mar 06, 2018 11:35 am

Ben Mothafuckin' Reilly wrote:
Syl wrote:Shall we have a whip round?

I don't know what "whip round" means, you British lunatic.


I immediately thought of reach around. Shocked

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Post by Syl on Tue Mar 06, 2018 3:23 pm

Maddog wrote:
Ben Mothafuckin' Reilly wrote:

I don't know what "whip round" means, you British lunatic.


I immediately thought of reach around.  Shocked

What's a reach round?

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Post by HoratioTarr on Tue Mar 06, 2018 4:16 pm

Syl wrote:
Maddog wrote:


I immediately thought of reach around.  Shocked

What's a reach round?


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Post by Tommy Monk on Tue Mar 06, 2018 4:59 pm



lol!


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Post by eddie on Tue Mar 06, 2018 5:46 pm

Rolling Eyes

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Post by Syl on Tue Mar 06, 2018 6:15 pm

What?

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Post by magica on Tue Mar 06, 2018 6:24 pm

I dunno either Syl

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Post by Syl on Tue Mar 06, 2018 6:27 pm

magica wrote:I dunno either Syl
Well Im not googling. Last time I tried to find something out I didnt understand, I managed to get some very graphic pics of naked gay men up.... Shocked

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Post by magica on Tue Mar 06, 2018 6:28 pm

Lol Syl, bet its a dirty word, we just never heard it before.

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Post by Syl on Tue Mar 06, 2018 6:33 pm

magica wrote:Lol Syl, bet its a dirty word, we just never heard it before.
I'll ask HT later, she has been around.  Razz

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Post by Tommy Monk on Tue Mar 06, 2018 7:18 pm

Syl wrote:
magica wrote:I dunno either Syl
Well Im not googling. Last time I tried to find something out I didnt understand, I managed to get some very graphic pics of naked gay men up.... Shocked


Was that when you looked up 'rusty trombone'...?


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Post by Tommy Monk on Tue Mar 06, 2018 7:33 pm



Or was it the time when you were looking for a new house, and you googled "large semi 3 bed cottage uphill garden"...!?


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Post by veya_victaous on Tue Mar 06, 2018 11:07 pm

Syl wrote:
magica wrote:I dunno either Syl
Well Im not googling. Last time I tried to find something out I didnt understand, I managed to get some very graphic pics of naked gay men up.... Shocked


Good Guess Razz Razz Razz Razz
You will get more pics of Gay men if you google it.

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Post by veya_victaous on Thu Mar 08, 2018 10:17 pm

eddie wrote:We can do the whip thing but only if we get the twelve something dolla from the other whips thing for to purchase a new whip, henceforth.


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