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Spotted by Spittalfields

Postby Milezee » Fri Jul 29, 2005 7:00 pm

I ventured out for a quick skate round the manor and spotted a young guy skating. He was wearing K2 Soul 7s (just like mine). Unfortunatly I didn't notice anything more useful like hair colour or age.

Is it anyone here? (as in S.R.) I'm still after local knowledge on good skate spots.





(should this be in Foo?)

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Postby Slezzer » Sun Jul 31, 2005 3:11 pm

I live round there, but it isn't me (deemax3 with shiny new viper frames and hyper pro 250 wheels).

Decent skating spots. Hmmm.

When they finish the new A&O building nr spitalfields, there will be quite a nice pedestrian area around that, and I love the bit round broadgate where the floor lights up at night (you're not really allowed to skate there though....).

Other than that no-where particularly special.

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Postby Milezee » Sun Jul 31, 2005 7:40 pm

Thanks for answering.
As I thought, no good local spot. Just wanted to be sure.

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Postby Patrick » Sun Jul 31, 2005 9:38 pm

My lounge has a very good surface. And it's local, too. 3mn skate from Spitafields.

But it's a bit small.

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Postby blob » Mon Aug 01, 2005 1:26 pm

Milezzee, no offence but seriously: How bored are you. Who could give a toss that you saw a skater passing by!!!

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Re: Spotted by Spittalfields

Postby John » Mon Aug 01, 2005 1:27 pm

Milezee wrote:(should this be in Foo?)


No, it's about skating innit? :P

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Postby Milezee » Mon Aug 01, 2005 1:36 pm

In answer to you question Q, pretty bored. I'm new to skating and trying to make friends innit.
Now if it had be a girl skater in a hot pants and boob tube I guess you might have been interested.

;)

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Postby blob » Mon Aug 01, 2005 1:54 pm

Milezee wrote:In answer to you question Q, pretty bored. I'm new to skating and trying to make friends innit.
Now if it had be a girl skater in a hot pants and boob tube I guess you might have been interested.

;)


Obviously!

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Postby Hot Steppin' Granny » Thu Aug 04, 2005 9:10 am

Milezee wrote:In answer to you question Q, pretty bored. I'm new to skating and trying to make friends innit.
Now if it had be a girl skater in a hot pants and boob tube I guess you might have been interested.

;)


I saw a lovely quad skating boob tube in Benny Dees yesterday - problem is - too much tit to go innit!!! :mrgreen: Disco skating with no bra with a full B cup is off limits for me :cry: My pants are hot when I go skating - but only by virtue of the fact that I sweat so much when I dance.

Sigh - being a hot skating girlie isn't all it's cracked up to be.

Sorry guys, couldn't resist it now could I.

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Postby saffron » Thu Aug 04, 2005 9:13 am

Hot Steppin' Granny wrote:
I saw a lovely quad skating boob tube in Benny Dees yesterday - problem is - too much tit to go innit!!! :mrgreen: Disco skating with no bra with a full B cup is off limits for me



.Boob tubes suck! its not fair!!!

They look so pretty but they dont actually work with real boobs in the slightest!

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Postby Milezee » Thu Aug 04, 2005 9:28 am

"boob tube" is a bit of an old fasioned name isn't it. I should have maybe thought of a more modern description. (I had to go and look up what the hell "batty riders" were the other day). Womens clothing is not my forte.

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Postby saffron » Thu Aug 04, 2005 9:30 am

I am a womenswear designer and I havent got a clue what "batty riders" are!?!?! :?

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Postby Milezee » Thu Aug 04, 2005 9:33 am

took me a while to find out - kinda like hot pants.
I gather its from jamaican "batty" for bottom, riders, well.... I gues thats what they do.

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Postby Hot Steppin' Granny » Thu Aug 04, 2005 9:45 am

Milezee wrote:Womens clothing is not my forte.


Apparently, it's not mine either :evil:

It could be worse, I could be wearing 'punny printers'.

You are indeed correct, Milezee, batty comes from the Jamaican vernacular slang - ones batty is indeed ones behind. Batty riders are really short shorts - the type that show ones horizontal cheek creases. The good news is, I have the decency to wear them over the top of a pair of lycra tights, thereby eliminating sightings of my cellulite and old age nuclear fall out or in my case, drop down.

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Postby rikabel » Thu Aug 04, 2005 11:25 am

Milezee - I like to go for a skate around the city at night, if you want to join me, that would be groovy. Of course, some of the places I skate one is not really supposed to (eg Paternoster Square behind St Pauls), but I generally like just tooling around on the nice, broad, smooth pavements in the City, maybe slalom around a few bollards, etc. I've never had any hassle from security or anyone - if we could get together an East End/City posse for occassional evening skates I'd be very happy.

Oh, and it wasn't me - Crossmax S-Labs with orange and white wheels and a stupid green bottle hanging from my rucksack - in case you see me.

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Postby guesty » Thu Aug 04, 2005 11:34 am

Cherry and I went skating around Paternoster Sq the other night; I was quite surprised when, after ten minutes or so, a security guard came out and walked right past us w'out saying a thing.

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Postby Slezzer » Thu Aug 04, 2005 1:35 pm

guesty wrote:Cherry and I went skating around Paternoster Sq the other night; I was quite surprised when, after ten minutes or so, a security guard came out and walked right past us w'out saying a thing.


How come whenever I try to use the square as a cut through on my way to work I get yelled at?

I had to completely change my route because of the hassle.

The new route is considerably faster, but not nearly as safe.

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Postby Patrick » Thu Aug 04, 2005 1:56 pm

Slezzer wrote:How come whenever I try to use the square as a cut through on my way to work I get yelled at?
Vlasta liked to skate thru Paternoster Sq just for the fun of running around the security guards - not something we'd do these days.

But the thing is that they don't always run after you, sometimes they just ignore you.

I guess it depends on their mood and if they had a good night, and also if they spend 2 sec thinking about how stupid they're going to look, yelling at skaters and trying to chase them.

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Postby rikabel » Thu Aug 04, 2005 3:12 pm

I like to think of it as 'infilskating'. What a geek. Seriously though, I really like skating around the ultra-smooth MoreLondon plaza right next to work at lunchtimes. There are signs all over the place explicitly forbidding rollerblading, but I've never yet had a word said to me by any of the security bods in several months of regular traversals and I've seen quite a few other people skate through. PLUS you get to see all the marvellous 'Earth From The Air' photos as well. Bargain!

Slezzer - it must be your showy skating style which attracts the attention of security...

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Postby steph » Thu Aug 04, 2005 3:18 pm

rikabel wrote:I like to think of it as 'infilskating'. What a geek. Seriously though, I really like skating around the ultra-smooth MoreLondon plaza right next to work at lunchtimes. There are signs all over the place explicitly forbidding rollerblading, but I've never yet had a word said to me by any of the security bods in several months of regular traversals and I've seen quite a few other people skate through. PLUS you get to see all the marvellous 'Earth From The Air' photos as well. Bargain!
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