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tangled pub.JPGAlways happy to please our regulars, the virtual pub is open for business.

 

Directions: turn right at “The Straw Man”

 

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23 thoughts on “One for the “in-crowd”

  1. Do those slot machines in UK ever drive ye nuts… Its one of the better things about pubs in the ROI, that these monstrosities are not allowed in…. that and the smoking ban

    Mines a pint of the black stuff while your at it richard, and turn up the music on the juke box, I can hear the damn thing

  2. We don’t see too many facts actually supporting ‘the habit’.

    I noticed this quote, which may do something to ease the concience, or guilt of those who enjoy the ocasional puff.

    Gives a certian validity to the adage that, "He who laughs last, laughs longest".

    My Grandparents, all heavy smokers, all lived to a ripe old age, and particularly the ladies, all had minds like razors…no wandering off into a mental mist for them gals!

    A quote from Numberwatch:

    "Only recently, (18/02/2007), and for the second time, a senior NHS consultant had confirmed the observation that, on visits to old people’s homes, the cognitive ability of smokers is glaringly superior to that of non-smokers. Presumably the new legislation will condemn many of the elderly to earlier dementia, as well as a miserable life’s end."

    After suffering under Nu-Labour, the end might not be quite as miserable as the author supposes! — or is Tony trying to emulate God by sending us all mad before claiming our souls?

    http://www.numberwatch.co.uk/2007%20February.htm#fakery

  3. Aileen: I’ve been in pubs in NI that seemed to have two sections: smoking and chain smoking.

    ROFL! Youre a card.

  4. Surely you also have to creep quietly into the ‘Dhimmi lounge’ so as not to upset the you-know-whats.

  5. Can we restrict the weemen to the snug and behind the counter David ?

    You know it makes sense!

  6. notme,

    I’m sure if you leave ATW and keep going to the left, you’ll find "The Straw Man". Ask Frank, it’s one of his favourites.

    re: smoking ban, I’ve heard the pubs in Ireland smell pretty bad now there’s no smoke to cover it up.

  7. "Can we restrict the weemen to the snug and behind the counter David ?"

    … and leave the men in the smug!

  8. Richard,

    "I’m sure if you leave ATW and keep going to the left, you’ll find "The Straw Man". Ask Frank, it’s one of his favourites."

    I fear you overestimate Notme’s ability to tell right from left.

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