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    Default Paddles for sale - someone's having a laugh !!

    Anyone seen this ad ? Now that is taking the --ss

    https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Handmade-...wAAOSw3BJcRgL6
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    "Hand-made by a skilled craftsman"


    ................ in about ten minutes using a blunt axe

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    About the price: i think that the guy stay on the 0 touch too many time: one 0 too much

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dan55 View Post
    About the price: i think that the guy stay on the 0 touch too many time: one 0 too much

    Hmm, not so sure about that, they are for sale in Liverpool after all .
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    It's a english private joke: i know Liverpool only for the beatles's birth
    (I'm only a french man)

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    Hahaha...now that's funny! My dogs could nibble a smoother, more usable paddle. You'd need custom hands made of Lego to fit all those angled edges on the grips.
    It's not a bad effort if you'd just knocked it up with a knife on the river bank, to get you home after losing your paddle, but to sell it as an artisan crafted item......
    Saved to my eBay watch list as I just have to know if he gets any bids.

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    I presume these are art rather than for actually boating with?
    Art and prices never make sense.

    How hard can it be?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dan55 View Post
    It's a english private joke: i know Liverpool only for the beatles's birth
    (I'm only a french man)

    Yes, it's an English joke. People from Liverpool are known as coquins
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    Quote Originally Posted by JimW View Post
    I presume these are art rather than for actually boating with?
    Art and prices never make sense.
    You're not from Liverpool are you Jim ??
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    OK, they are like Marseille people : in french: "grande gueule et un peu escroc"

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    I think they're oar-some.

    At first glance, I wondered if Ray Goodwin had been practicing making a paddle again...
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    Well going by the standards of the furniture I recently looked at in John Lewis these paddle will fly!

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    Quote Originally Posted by OLD MAN View Post
    You're not from Liverpool are you Jim ??
    No, but it has been a European City of Culture!

    All cities have their problems, and port cities perhaps more than most, but I have never seen any evidence that Liverpool is worse than any other despite the popular stereotype.

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    Quote Originally Posted by JimW View Post
    No, but it has been a European City of Culture!
    Are these facts related?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Ounce View Post
    Are these facts related?
    Quite possibly, although I have lived in Glasgow and that was the other UK city to have been a European City of Culture.

    There will never be another from the UK for obvious reasons...

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    I like em
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    Made In Norway by skilled craftsman
    made by a norwegian mountain troll, with his bare hands

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mal Grey View Post
    I think they're oar-some.

    At first glance, I wondered if Ray Goodwin had been practicing making a paddle again...
    You terrible person. I am sure my spatula was quite superb.

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    I read a few years back that people were asked which they thought was England's second city.

    The Brummie answered 'Birmingham', the Mancunian answered 'Manchester' and the Scouser answered 'London'.

    You can't beat the Scouse humour... as those paddles demonstrate.
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    I have asked a question of the seller:
    "I think you misplaced the decimal point. I think you meant £5 (i.e. 500 pennies)."
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    Quote Originally Posted by Fran View Post
    I have asked a question of the seller:
    "I think you misplaced the decimal point. I think you meant £5 (i.e. 500 pennies)."
    Let us know what the reply is, could be worth a chuckle.
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    I'm surprised that there isn't a hole in the floorboards nearby where he got the wood from.

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    Cricket seasons coming, if they don't sell as paddles they might be worth a punt as cricket bats!!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Fran View Post
    I have asked a question of the seller:
    "I think you misplaced the decimal point. I think you meant £5 (i.e. 500 pennies)."
    Quote Originally Posted by OLD MAN View Post
    Let us know what the reply is, could be worth a chuckle.
    My comment wasn't really appreciated. She replied 'You sure you haven’t just got up to quick ?' (SIC)
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    You sure you haven’t just got up to quick
    I'm sure she's hoping for someone to come along who still has sleep in their eyes.

    I see the original listing ended and they've now been relisted at the same price. You have to admire her - she's persistent .
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    She is selling a fifty pence piece for £90 on another listing.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Grey Owl Paddler View Post
    She is selling a fifty pence piece for £90 on another listing.
    I thought you were joking at first! I found her coin listing and my eyes were drawn to an identical 50p coin on another listing for £2.89. Cloud cuckoo land!

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    Maybe it's a Secret Service code - or more likely a criminal one?

    Just guessing...


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    Something to go with it?
    Just seen a Duluth pack on eBay (in America) for £32,460 or best offer. Free postage , lol.
    So we beat on,boats against the current,bourne back ceaselessly into the past.

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    Quote Originally Posted by silverbirch View Post
    Something to go with it?
    Just seen a Duluth pack on eBay (in America) for £32,460 or best offer. Free postage , lol.
    I'll have a Duluth pack for sale soon. It has a slightly faded Becky signature in it too. Going to move the decimal point two place to the right and add two noughts for mine... Or you could buy it for £65.00 + postage

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    Quote Originally Posted by mattT View Post
    I'll have a Duluth pack for sale soon. It has a slightly faded Becky signature in it too. Going to move the decimal point two place to the right and add two noughts for mine... Or you could buy it for £65.00 + postage
    Bargain :-)
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