A Conversation for Llanfairpwll­gwyngyll­gogerychwyrndrobwll­llantysilio­gogogoch, Anglesey, Wales

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Post 1

Demon Drawer

Someone had to add this place to the guide sooner or later. smiley - smiley


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Post 2

Gandalf ( Got my own Comp Now!! Still Redundant!! )

Just give it a couple of weeks!!

knowing the researchers prediliction for one-upmanship, someone from N.Z is going to do a piece on Tamateaturipiku......................................................................................................................................Tamateatamateatamatea.

Its about three times as long as Llanfairpwll!!!!!!!!
'G'


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Post 3

Phil

Still it does have a website about the town.
[Broken link removed by Moderator]

which must rank as one of the longest domain names around.


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Post 4

Ormondroyd

I have (seriously) heard that there's a football team there, whose supporters sometimes embark upon a very long chant.
It begins: "Give us an L..." smiley - bigeyes


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Gandalf ( Got my own Comp Now!! Still Redundant!! )

I thought you were going to say, "Give us a 'T'.................."
smiley - smiley


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Post 6

Fragilis - h2g2 Cured My Tabular Obsession

I have another interesting factoid. The town's name was used in the sci-fi B-movie Barbarella starring Jane Fonda. Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwllllantysiliogogogoch was used to humerous effect as the secret word for the resistance movement on a planet governed by evil forces.


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Post 7

Demon Drawer

And I'm sure Jane carried it off woth great ablomb. Well maybe they should cast Catherine Zeta Jone's in a remake. smiley - smiley


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Fragilis - h2g2 Cured My Tabular Obsession

They are hoping to do a remake, and the most common rumor is that Drew Barrymore will star. (Sorry for straying off-topic, folks)


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Post 9

Wand'rin star

Cast Catherine Zeta Jones into a deep well and the Douglas creep with her


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Post 10

Gandalf ( Got my own Comp Now!! Still Redundant!! )

I thought we were talking about place-names?


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Post 11

DyddDewi

Tauma whakatangihangakauau o tamatea turi pukakapiki maunga horo nuku pokai whenua kitanatahu - "The hilltop, where Tamatea with big knees, conqueror of mountains, eater of land, traveller over land and sea, played the koauau to his beloved".

I used to teach near there - and it IS just a hilltop.


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Wand'rin star

"It was only a matter of time" ? Astoundingly, about six and a half years. I know Phil and I are still here. Will just have to try the others smiley - starsmiley - star


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Post 13

Phil

And the Demon Drawer is still around also.


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Post 14

Wand'rin star

Only Gandalf gone. Llanfair PG was obviously a sticky subject as the rest of us still post.smiley - starsmiley - star


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Post 15

Demon Drawer

*cough*


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