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this has been stagnating over in the for sale section for a couple of weeks and I really need to get it shifted (fatha gm is not happy about it being parked out front of his house)

so tickets are now only FOUR EARTH POUNDS EACH or THREE FOR A TENNER !

the original roffle post is here 



but please reply below with how many tickets you are wanting :)






the list so far (copied over from previous post)

1 primeradoner (somewhere local)

Northern Monkey (oop north, presumably)

3 95 quid peugeot (suffolk)

4 JimBell (sooth sheels)

5 Snagglepuss (accrington)

6 BL bloke (oldbury)

7 Brown Nova (north wales)

8 DaveHedgeHog31 (scotland)

9 ohdearme (dunno, down south ?)

10 Eddyramrod (north west-ish ?)

11 clayts450 (Nottingham)

12 sealtainn (fucking shetland!)

13 JoeyEunos (chesterlestreet)

14 primeradoner (local lad)

15 JimBell (sooth sheels)

16 Flat4 (scotland)

17 davehedgehog31 c/o loserone (scootland)

18 cavcraft c/o the doctor (chester(not -le-street))

19 95 quid peugeot (suffolk)

20 Northern Monkey (oop north, presumably)

21 Brown Nova (north wales)

22 Flat4 (near knock hill, I hear)

23 BL bloke (oldbury)

24 primeradoner (local lad)

25 sealtainn (really ? fucking shetland ?)

26 DaveHedgeHog31 (scotchland)

27 clayts450 (Nottingham)

28 gadgetgricey (west midlands)

29 Snagglepuss (accrington)

30 Eddyramrod (north west-ish ?)

31 JimBell (sooth sheels)

32 primeradoner (local car for local people)

33 cavcraft (chester(not -le-street))

34 95 quid peugeot (suffolk)

35 Toby (Ipswich)

36 gadgetgricey (west midlands)

37 Brown Nova (north wales)

38 Flat4 (jocks wahay)

39 Toby (Ipswich)

40 Toby (Ipswich)

41 cavcraft (three trains away)

42 sealtainn (floating by boat)

43 BL bloke (oldbury)

44 JoeyEunos (chesterlestreet)

45 Eddyramrod (north west-ish ?)

46 clayts450 (Nottingham)

47 gadgetgricey (brum, brum)

48 JimBell (sooth sheels)

49 Snagglepuss (could it be autotested?)

50 sealtainn c/o loserone

51 primeradoner (local lad)

52 Northern Monkey (oop north, presumably)

53 davehedgehog31 c/o loserone (swap you for a haggis supper?)

54 cavcraft (packed lunch included)

55 primeradoner (howay the lads)

56 JimBell (sooth sheels)

57 The Doctor (time and space)

58 cavcraft c/o the doctor (I'll pick you up in the roffle 107)

59 JoeyEunos (chesterlestreet)

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I always think of the spoof Professionals and Sweeney adverts for the Almera GTi when I see one and it makes me smile, plus I’ve had a drink and I’m unsupervised as well as already having the roffled Buick still sans MoT, the Transit needing a replacement gearbox, my Focus with electrical gremlins etc etc so therefore I’ll have a trio of randoms if you please

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2 minutes ago, Sealtainn said:

I always think of the spoof Professionals and Sweeney adverts for the Almera GTi when I see one and it makes me smile,

if you win, I shall set up a large pile of cardboard boxes in an alleyway for you to drive through :)

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13 minutes ago, snagglepuss said:

Stick 3 down for Northern Monkey at bargain price and up mine to 3 as well.

good stuff, where would mr monkey be located, pray tell ?

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Just now, Jim Bell said:

5 for me if you don't mind taking payment via bank trans and don't mind squashing it on my behalf very uncerimoniously after the draw. 

no problem with bank transfer from your good self, you might need to come and pretend to drive it away so as not to upset mother gm :)

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Just now, Flat4 said:

Go on then, I'll have another one to take me up to 3 :)

as you already wanted two at £5 each, you are effectively getting a third ticket for absolutely bollock all ! you could be the envy of all your friends when they hear you won a car for free :)

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21 tickits available - that makes seven sets of three by my reckoning - come on, boys and girls, do me a lemon !

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1 minute ago, eddyramrod said:

 Tow Law

lucky you didn't go in winter - my grandparents lived there and got properly snowed in every winter

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2 hours ago, gm said:

this has been stagnating over in the for sale section for a couple of weeks and I really need to get it shifted (fatha gm is not happy about it being parked out front of his house)

Is it just me or does the for sale section not get as much traffic as the main forum? I've noticed a lot of stuff struggles to shift there. The speed of this roffle may back up my theory 

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I thought the same, maybe roffles should be over here where they can tempt innocent punters enjoying a casual beer and browse session - looks to be working tonight, anyway 

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