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Re: 1:1 Scale - Cunard Three Queens - Liverpool 25th May
« Reply #1 on: May 21, 2015, 02:27:12 pm »

My advice is don't bother coming as the authorities are doing their level best to make it as awkward as possible for people to view the event, now compounded by the threatened rail strike and one by the Liverpool black cab drivers.

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Re: 1:1 Scale - Cunard Three Queens - Liverpool 25th May
« Reply #2 on: May 21, 2015, 02:37:02 pm »

Typical isn't it, so much time hyping it up and then can't do this can't do that...... Luckily push comes to shove can see it from bedroom window, but gonna stroll down to the prom and squeeze in against the rails.
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Re: 1:1 Scale - Cunard Three Queens - Liverpool 25th May
« Reply #3 on: May 21, 2015, 03:20:19 pm »

The rail strike has been called off.

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Re: 1:1 Scale - Cunard Three Queens - Liverpool 25th May
« Reply #4 on: May 21, 2015, 04:50:03 pm »

ahhh...........think it's a ploy by LV........tell every one not to come because of all the hassle, and then the Pump House will be free to have his nosh in instead of queuing and then pier head will be free and easy to get his photos with.............

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Re: 1:1 Scale - Cunard Three Queens - Liverpool 25th May
« Reply #5 on: May 21, 2015, 11:36:27 pm »

I certainly won't be going anywhere near the Pump House on that day. Anyway, there are more refined establishments in the general area.

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Re: 1:1 Scale - Cunard Three Queens - Liverpool 25th May
« Reply #6 on: May 21, 2015, 11:41:29 pm »

Will they be along side or moored in the middle of the River ?.
Would it be a better view on the Birkenhead side ?

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Re: 1:1 Scale - Cunard Three Queens - Liverpool 25th May
« Reply #7 on: May 22, 2015, 11:26:12 am »

This may help. http://peelports.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/04/2015-02-SPECIAL-DIRECTION-Three-Queens-Event-25-May-2015.pdf

I hope to be in position by 0600 with tripod and stand chained to the railings. If not or stopped I shall give up and go home.

This exercise is nothing more than a money grabbing operation with the local authorities and others doing their best too fleece the local population and visitors in anyway they can. Some examples: Liverpool museum charging 60-50 to use the upstairs section, the mound at Bromborough charging for entry, (don't even think about as it's too far away), St. Marys Tower at Monks Ferry 3 to 5 depending on the time to go up the tower for an hour and so on.

Most of us around here wish it would all go away as the disruption is going to be enormous, whether people turn up or not, Not what Cunard had in mind no doubt.

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Re: 1:1 Scale - Cunard Three Queens - Liverpool 25th May
« Reply #8 on: May 22, 2015, 12:18:30 pm »

Thanks  :-))

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Re: 1:1 Scale - Cunard Three Queens - Liverpool 25th May
« Reply #9 on: May 22, 2015, 12:33:11 pm »

I certainly won't be going anywhere near the Pump House on that day. Anyway, there are more refined establishments in the general area.

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nowt  wrong wi' Pump House Jon........do a good home made burger 'n chips for decent money........not into all this posh nosh at 3 times what it's worth %% %% %% %% %%
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Re: 1:1 Scale - Cunard Three Queens - Liverpool 25th May
« Reply #10 on: May 22, 2015, 12:57:59 pm »

nowt  wrong wi' Pump House Jon........do a good home made burger 'n chips for decent money........not into all this posh nosh at 3 times what it's worth %% %% %% %% %%
Was always good after a swim in the Albert Dock  :}  not that I swam, I'm Not daft that was SWMBO  %%

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Re: 1:1 Scale - Cunard Three Queens - Liverpool 25th May
« Reply #11 on: May 22, 2015, 02:17:03 pm »

Was always good after a swim in the Albert Dock  :}  not that I swam, I'm Not daft that was SWMBO  %%


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Re: 1:1 Scale - Cunard Three Queens - Liverpool 25th May
« Reply #12 on: May 22, 2015, 03:53:16 pm »

nowt  wrong wi' Pump House Jon........do a good home made burger 'n chips for decent money........not into all this posh nosh at 3 times what it's worth %% %% %% %% %%


Carry on like that and you'll end up like me anyway, I'm not allowed that kind of doo doo these days, and I have to/supposed to eat health greens and other such stuff I try my best of course and have not touched a pastie or double choc muffin, scone etc since.

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Re: 1:1 Scale - Cunard Three Queens - Liverpool 25th May
« Reply #13 on: May 22, 2015, 05:40:20 pm »

ohhh jon................did't know that you weren't allowed such things...............i'll not tempt you more................must be purgatory not to indulge in a nice warm scone with clotted cream and blackberry jam..................mmmmmmm {:-{ {:-{ {:-{ {:-{

don't know what choice I'd make if given the course of giving one up..............boats or scones...........................it'd have to be boats %% %% %%...............so long as it was Cornish clotted cream on the scones. ( other derivatives are available so says the BBC)
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Re: 1:1 Scale - Cunard Three Queens - Liverpool 25th May
« Reply #14 on: May 23, 2015, 10:44:28 am »

Saw them in Southampton back at the beginning of May:


3QSSF_10 by thedannypenguin, on Flickr


3QSSF_14 by thedannypenguin, on Flickr

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Re: 1:1 Scale - Cunard Three Queens - Liverpool 25th May
« Reply #15 on: May 25, 2015, 08:15:28 pm »

http://live.cunard.com
Cunard have a ninety minute show of the event.


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Re: 1:1 Scale - Cunard Three Queens - Liverpool 25th May
« Reply #16 on: May 25, 2015, 08:30:00 pm »

Only 33 days until I'm aboard Queen Vic......quite looking forward to it now!
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Re: 1:1 Scale - Cunard Three Queens - Liverpool 25th May
« Reply #17 on: May 26, 2015, 10:50:45 pm »

Saw the three Queens on television last night.........yes three abreast  :-)) & not in line

But I thought our OZ treasure the river Murray was dirty & brown.........the Mersey is just bigger & as brown...... >>:-(

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Re: 1:1 Scale - Cunard Three Queens - Liverpool 25th May
« Reply #18 on: May 26, 2015, 11:02:02 pm »

I saw them too, and what a great sight they made. I have seen all three Queens in Sydney, but at different times, all three have never visited Sydney, or anywhere else in Australia, at the same time, but I live in hope.


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Re: 1:1 Scale - Cunard Three Queens - Liverpool 25th May
« Reply #19 on: May 27, 2015, 03:34:26 pm »

Arriving.
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Re: 1:1 Scale - Cunard Three Queens - Liverpool 25th May
« Reply #20 on: May 30, 2015, 08:11:00 pm »

come on john ,this was the only time .we were out on river ,cruised up ,around ,did some fancy stuff ,and it was only a mere 5 quid ,for charity ,.much more was put in pot ,no problems ,,but ive heard all the moaners ,,you will never see this again .I was out early ,and finally got home 9 15 ,enjoyed the day ,good company of men ,excellent,food ,white wine was good ,and the camera did as stated ..but there y,are ,not every one can be pleased ,I was ,as my ship mates ..
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Re: 1:1 Scale - Cunard Three Queens - Liverpool 25th May
« Reply #21 on: May 30, 2015, 10:03:17 pm »

 The motorway queue for New Brighton was horrendous, so once the outside lane was clear we went straight up to Liscard  no problems parking , a 10min walk to the prom and a grandstand view. we were a bit away from the pierhead but that area seemed solid we had a good view and a lovely day. Finished with a clear run home.
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