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  1. Robhibberd29

    South Yorkshire Police Band, Yorkshire Area, 1st Section (2012), Solo cornets

    We are a very hard working band who, as well as contests and concerts, do a lot of civic ceremonies, marching engagements and have a superb Drum Corps and Fanfare Team. We have a fantastic MD (Leigh Baker). We have come 3rd at the National Finals for the last 2 years and are Yorkshire 2nd...
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    (Wilkinson's) Northern Open

    Bass Trombone, Yorks Area, Sheffield, 1st Section down Looking for an opportunity to play at the contest if any band out there are going and require a bass trombone (possibly 2nd tenor) Currently play in 2nd section for SYP Band, who are promoted to 1st section in 2012. Please reply or PM...
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    Remembrance

    On the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month...we shall remember them.
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    BTS Rochdale Trombone Day

    Gutted I can't make it to this today due to work...:( Would love to hear off anyone attending how it went...:tup (Oh, and best regards to Carol and Pip :wink:)
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    Ferrari cheat again....

    Who do they cheat? The paying fans and the rest of us that watched the German Grand Prix on sunday. I had a very bad taste in my mouth after watching the way in which Alonso won. Disgraceful. You'd think Ferrari of all teams would realise this would be a faux pas as it was their tactics at the...
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    Bass Trombone, Devon, 2nd Section

    Does anyone require the services of a bass trombone in the Devon area for any dates between the 6th and 12th August? I'm down on holiday from sunny Yorkshire. Currently play in 2nd section and happy to dep for any level up to that. If anyone knows of any bands in that area that have a...
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    Pancake day

    Think I'll have some with stew then maple syrup on some for afters... What's your favourite topping on your pancake?
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    Still after a recording....

    Does anyone know if the recordings are still available of individual bands from Harrogate National Finals? I'm after a recording of Maltby's performance in 4th section...can anyone help? I know it's a while ago now but I was under the impression they had been ordered shortly after the event...
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    Valve oil for trombone

    Any recommendations for valve oil for the hagmann valves on my Rath R9? Am wondering if there's anything better than the bog standard stuff that came with it (don't ask me what it is though, I can't remember off the top of my head!)
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    Sold/Expired For Sale: King 606 Trombone

    For sale: King 606 Trombone. Comes with Vincent Bach 7C mouthpiece and original black hard case which is in mint condition. Bought new in about 2001. Hardly been used. In great condition. Slide moves freely, no dents, no loss of lacquer. Ideal for student or youth/training/lower section brass...
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    Why do we say that??

    I've just wrote something in another thread...Gordon Bennett. I then wondered if people know why we say that and who he was? Gordon Bennett was a newspaper columnist who got a name for writing close-to-the-knuckle comments. Hence people would read what he'd put and say out loud "Gordon...
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    What DVD have you just watched?

    In the hope of proving that we dont all just watch Brassed Off! I've started this thread as I've just watched a dvd called Red Mist. What a load of pish. Starred the geeky one off Primeval. He was in a coma for 90% of the film and he couldn't even make that look convincing! Id give it 1.5/5
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    Manor F1

    Does anyone know anything about the new team in F1 next year called Manor Sport? Where are they based? WHo is their mysterious household name sponsor? Who will the drivers be? Any whispers anyone? I've heard that they may have enticed Virgin away from Brawn GP but I've got my doubts and also...
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    Film Theme Music

    There's such an abundance of these about isn't there, some good arrangements, some not. They seem to be very popular with audiences and make for good concert theme's especially as some of them are relatively easy to rehearse and get up to scratch relatively quickly and can be topical too. I...
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    A-Z Film Titles

    Discounting any that start with the "so you can't use The Shining for example, under S" Starting with... Anaconda
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    Pet Peeves

    After my journey back up the motorway today after attending rehearsal with Burbage Silver, I was rather put out by the amount of roadworks, 50mph speed limits with average speed cameras, and closed slip roads which must have added another 50% onto my journey today......how very annoying! I...
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    The Best

    All the leading supermarkets nowadays do a "budget" brand eg Tesco Value, a home brand and a "luxury" brand eg Morrisons The Best. I like treating myself to these as and when I can afford it/they're on offer/a special occasion. 9 times out of 10 they are very nice. Occasionally I have one and...
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    Yoghurt/yogurt

    I always thought you spelled yoghurt with a "h" in the middle, "yoghurt". However, every single carton of the stuff I've seen spells it without the "h" as "yogurt". I can search on google and it comes up both ways, so what's the story? What's happening with this mysterious optional "h"???
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    When is a roll not a roll?

    Answer....when it's a breadcake! You know, a round piece of dough, baked in the oven, cut in half to make a sandwich. Seems to be one of those things that changes it's name from place to place but where I'm from it's a BREADCAKE! :-) and a teacake has currants in!
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    How far to rehearse?

    I went to visit friends at another band on sunday at their rehearsal and joined them for a blow. It was a 150 mile round trip which sounds quite a lot but it was only just over an hour each way so I will definitely make an effort to go again as there were some really nice people there (you know...
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