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<HTML>A dubious set of stats to say the least ... you've got Jessica down for one post and even I can see that she started two threads since 1/1/03, so that's gotta be wrong. Would you like a job at the Ministry of Information?</HTML>
<HTML>PSD, you have WAAAAAY too much time on your hands! Either that or you have some big project you're supposed to be doing and you're dreading it and have decided to procrastinate instead! LOL</HTML>
<HTML>It took less than an hour, actually. I was going to go back over the whole thing, just to find out where Mr Ff ranked....
<a href="http://www.thespoon.com/trainhop/songs.html">Will this list do?</a>
My favourite personal train song is City of New Orleans, if only because my Dad, best mate and I do a wicked version when we're jamming. Although I bet there's another reason for this request, so recomend 'Runaway Train'.
Or (and some of these may reflect my personal experience):
Madonna - Like a Virgin
Pulp - Different Class
Beatles - Ticket to Ride, I am the Walrus (choo-choo choo-choo)
Billy Ocean Colour Scene - Day We Caught the Train (as if...)
Alisha's Attic - Late Again
Stereophonics - Hurry up and wait
Bowie - Station to Station
Otis Redding - (I can't get no) Satisfaction
Anna Ryder - Heaps of Metal
Jamiroquai - Travelling WIthout Moving (and, on the same album, the bonus track, arff)
Guided by Voices - Hold on Hope
The Smiths- Heaven Knows I'm Miserable Now
Beck - Odelay...
<HTML>Good list, that. Have to see how many I can use (waxes mysterious). Although I might point out to the compiler that the Trolley Song refers to a streetcar or tram, not a train.
I agree about the City of New Orleans, especially the verse that goes (from memory)
And the sons of Pullman porters
And the sons of engineers
Ride their father's magic carpet made of steel
And mothers with their babes asleep
Go rocking to the gentle beat
The rhythm of the rails is all they feel
<HTML>And on a similar topic I have been wasting my time surfing about the alt. newsgroups for Pratchett and Tolkien ... they compare poorly to our own fforum; there may not be as many of us, but believe me we're lots nicer!</HTML>
<HTML>I havent posted since the start of the new year? Must be slipping. Still bought the whole of the Hitch Hikers Guide over Christmas just finished all the books, that probably explains it. Damn good stuff that. Anyway what about Love Train by the Ojays? always enjoy a bit of that.</HTML>
By the way, for the amusement of any Pratchett fans (and Ooktavia in particular), I now have my very own Librarian. He is best described as an orange orang, he's about five inches high, and he has Velcro on his front paws so he can hang out anywhere. Currently he is swinging from one of the brackets of my computer table, occasionally ooking cheerfully at Wilfred, who hiccups back. I'm still waiting for the dodo to arrive so they can go "hic... plock... ook" at one another.
I wonder what the statistics are on cuddly animals owned by members of this Fforum?</HTML>
<HTML>You need a sheep as well, for proper euphony, so it would go hic - plock - ook - baa, hic - plock - ook - baa, thus forming a pleasing rhythm which could act as accompaniment to some melody or other.
There is a large bear in the corner of my bedroom. He doesn't say much, though.</HTML>