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« on: May 30, 2012, 08:49:22 PM »

22 years ago as an apprentice chippie i first herd Simon Bates "Our Tune" at 11am we had a tea break and listed to the story

today i could not believe my ears ....working in Nottingham i switched the radio on... smooth radio was on .....the unforgettable


   If you can meet with triumph and disaster And treat those two impostors just the same......yours is the Earth and everything that's in it...And - which is more --you'll be a Man, my son.
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« Reply #1 on: May 31, 2012, 09:56:06 AM »

Lol. I love 'our tune'. Some of the stories are hilarious.

I'm sure they'd be sad stories if it weren't for that cheesy music and Simon Bates dulcet tones passing on the info. I just can't help but laugh Smiley

Motivational speeches at their best:

"Because thats what living is, the 6 inches in front of your face......" - Patrick Leonard - 10th May 2015
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« Reply #2 on: May 31, 2012, 12:47:52 PM »

There must be an equivalent poker radio show somewhere, where bad beat stories are told, the audience gasping at the horror, despite the wistful, casual music in the background.

"And, ever since that fateful January night, I swore I would never play jacks again..."

[Fades into Paradise by Coldplay]

"You must take your opponent into a deep, dark forest, where 2+2=5, and the path leading out is only wide enough for one"
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