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Offline patcorr

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Hi from Ireland
« on: March 16, 2015, 08:44:21 PM »
Hi all,

I am new here. Just to say hello. My name is Pat and I'm a phone-a-holic! I got the bug and find it hard to let go of it. I look forward to hearing from you all in the future. Happy St Patricks Day too!

Sláinte mhaithe,
Pat

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Re: Hi from Ireland
« Reply #1 on: March 16, 2015, 08:49:46 PM »
Welcome to the group!
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Offline WEBellSystemChristian

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Re: Hi from Ireland
« Reply #2 on: March 16, 2015, 08:53:03 PM »
What a coincidence! An Irishman named Pat joins this spunky little group on the night before St. Patrick's Day!! ;)

Welcome! What sort of phones do you collect? American? European? Must be pretty expensive getting our American phones across the pond!
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Re: Hi from Ireland
« Reply #3 on: March 16, 2015, 08:59:11 PM »
Welcome to CRPF, what part of Ireland are you in?

Cheers
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Offline patcorr

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Re: Hi from Ireland
« Reply #4 on: March 16, 2015, 09:11:56 PM »
@WEBellSystemChristian - Hi, I have been sourcing telephones locally in Ireland as much as possible, but they are getting hard to come by now at a decent price. Car boot sales are the best option, but getting parts for them is like trying to find hens teeth! I have looked in to getting some from the USA as I would like to get a few 2500's, but they cannot be got here in Ireland.

@Autonut - I am in Kilkenny (Southeast)

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Re: Hi from Ireland
« Reply #5 on: March 16, 2015, 09:26:27 PM »
@Autonut - I am in Kilkenny (Southeast)

Ah, like the beer!  I have in-laws in Carrickfergus, Northern Ireland.
« Last Edit: March 16, 2015, 09:29:53 PM by Autonut »
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Re: Hi from Ireland
« Reply #6 on: March 16, 2015, 09:30:13 PM »
Welcome to our little asylum! The first step is admitting the disease. Phoneitis is progressive and incuragle!
Happy St, Paddys Day!
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Re: Hi from Ireland
« Reply #7 on: March 16, 2015, 09:38:41 PM »
Welcome!  Please post some photos of your phones.
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Offline patcorr

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Re: Hi from Ireland
« Reply #8 on: March 17, 2015, 04:18:38 AM »
Yes exactly where the beer comes from. Alas the brewery closed last year and it is now brewed elsewhere :(

My collection has gotten a lot smaller, but I have some interesting pieces. I will post a few pictures later

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Re: Hi from Ireland
« Reply #9 on: March 17, 2015, 05:10:21 AM »
Welcome!
and Happy St Patricks Day  :)

dsk

I have even got a regular New York number :-) 646 570 1796

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Re: Hi from Ireland
« Reply #10 on: March 19, 2015, 06:28:51 PM »
Welcome, patcorr!

Dia dhuit! Conas ata tu?

Foighne agus fáilte romhat...

I hope I did okay, I can only speak a wee bit of Irish Gaelic, and reading/writing is much harder! :o

I am very glad you're here, and look forward to seeing your collection. (We wants pictures!) ;)

Best regards!
« Last Edit: March 19, 2015, 08:08:37 PM by Mr. Bones »
Sláinte!
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Offline patcorr

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Re: Hi from Ireland
« Reply #11 on: March 19, 2015, 07:18:21 PM »
Hi Mr. Bones!

100%, couldn't have put it better myself  :)

I have pictures of my collection up since earlier today, but that will be all different by tomorrow! I sold two today and collecting another 2 over the next couple of days  :)
 
I will keep ye all posted

Regards,
Pat

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Re: Hi from Ireland
« Reply #12 on: March 19, 2015, 08:13:26 PM »

Car boot sales are the best option...

Car boots? Is the rain in Ireland so bad the cars wear boots?

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Re: Hi from Ireland
« Reply #13 on: March 20, 2015, 06:17:08 AM »
ha ha, it's the Irish and English equivalent of the Jumble sale or flea market

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Re: Hi from Ireland
« Reply #14 on: March 20, 2015, 03:48:27 PM »
A car boot is what we call a trunk. Therefore a boot sale is a fleamarket or outdoor market people setting up tables and selling out of their car trunks or trucks.
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