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Low_Flyer_MkVb
09-25-2006, 10:38 AM
It's been a while, let's give it a go... I'll start it off with....

Leicester Square

strider1
09-25-2006, 11:15 AM
How about... Bermuda Triangle (or am I missing the point here?)

Low_Flyer_MkVb
09-25-2006, 11:21 AM
That one won't be allowed - we're strictly Dempster's 1923 rules here.

ZappaTime
09-25-2006, 11:24 AM
Leicester Square..............let's see, that would mean:
Maida Vale

Udidtoo
09-25-2006, 11:30 AM
Risk early , risk often. Aldwych!

ZappaTime
09-25-2006, 11:45 AM
That's risky......playing that move so early: let's think, got to be:

Dagenham Heathway

F6_Ace
09-25-2006, 11:52 AM
I've not played this before so I don't understand the rules http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_wink.gif but I'm going for Dollis Hill

ploughman
09-25-2006, 11:53 AM
Dagenham Heathway, at this time of day? Pfft. Back we go, and Putney Bridge it is then.

ploughman
09-25-2006, 11:55 AM
Of course you couldn't from Dollis Hill, so looks like it's back to the drawing board for me.

falling-bird
09-25-2006, 12:07 PM
Let's open it up a bit...

...Kings Cross/St Pancras

x6BL_Brando
09-25-2006, 12:16 PM
i'll get risque with Ravenscourt Park

B.

DIRTY-MAC
09-25-2006, 12:23 PM
http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/blink.gif

Foo.bar
09-25-2006, 12:25 PM
hey strider, what a nice avatar you have http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_wink.gif

http://i113.photobucket.com/albums/n206/strider_07/pilot.jpg

whiteladder
09-25-2006, 01:18 PM
Are we allowing switchbacks or not?

MEGILE
09-25-2006, 01:29 PM
Switchbacks off by default

F6_Ace
09-25-2006, 01:30 PM
What about use of the Kobayashi deduction?

ploughman
09-25-2006, 01:31 PM
He'll be wanting to use the escalators next. http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/10.gif

ploughman
09-25-2006, 01:38 PM
Originally posted by F6_Ace:
What about use of the Kobayashi deduction?

On the Circle Line?

F6_Ace
09-25-2006, 01:41 PM
Yes, I suppose you're right. I did once extrapolate a third order Kobyashi solution for the Jubilee line but it broke down on the second minterm because the Jubilee Line is silver. Now, if it were green, it would have worked.

MEGILE
09-25-2006, 01:42 PM
I see you guys are advanced players... I'll have to reach for the tactics book

stathem
09-25-2006, 01:46 PM
Not all, noob here.

I'll yank and bank with Shadwell. Like the sound of that one.

BaldieJr
09-25-2006, 02:02 PM
Switchbacks are allowed under Burning Bush rule variants: Pensylvania Ave.

Udidtoo
09-25-2006, 02:09 PM
Originally posted by BaldieJr:
Switchbacks are allowed under Burning Bush rule variants: Pensylvania Ave.

Are you certain Baldie? I'm on a laptop at the moment at physical therapy and therefore am unable to contact the International Mornington Crescent Society.

I would like to hear from our more experianced UK players on that call.

BTW...one would think that the IMCS would have a www. by now. Those international rates are murder.

Low_Flyer_MkVb
09-25-2006, 02:11 PM
I repeat - Dempster's 1923 rules

Let's get it back on track with Victoria

MEGILE
09-25-2006, 02:21 PM
Originally posted by BaldieJr:
Switchbacks are allowed under Burning Bush rule variants: Pensylvania Ave.

Sir this is a gentleman's game, not your mongral hi-brid.

F6_Ace
09-25-2006, 02:24 PM
I'm sorry but you cannot just turn up and disregard the Burning Bush rule because that was scheme of play was upheld by Judge Littleton in the Kramer vs Kramer case of July 1963.

However, I'm a fan of Dempster so I'll go with Marble Arch.

Udidtoo
09-25-2006, 02:28 PM
This is why I suck at playing on the .net. To difficult to cheat. If we were all playing in a parlor everytime no one is looking I Knerdle. Really gives a leg up.

edit. Almost forgot. Lancaster gate

BaldieJr
09-25-2006, 02:32 PM
I thought this was an advanced game. Back to Hollis Hill then.

MEGILE
09-25-2006, 02:33 PM
MC should be an olympic sport...

I raise you colliers wood, btw.

Low_Flyer_MkVb
09-25-2006, 03:51 PM
Hmmmmm....might be laying myself open for a quick counter, but -

Earl's Court

leitmotiv
09-25-2006, 04:05 PM
Crouch End

MEGILE
09-25-2006, 04:12 PM
Originally posted by leitmotiv:
Crouch End

oohhh i say, more tea vicar... haven't seen that move since the great game of 1936.

leitmotiv
09-25-2006, 04:17 PM
OK, Hampstead

BaldieJr
09-25-2006, 04:18 PM
Because "crouch end" can't be called without John Steinbeck in the game, according to all post-depression rules.
Chalk Farm.

MEGILE
09-25-2006, 04:18 PM
Originally posted by leitmotiv:
OK, Hampstead

bahh now you are just showing off.

leitmotiv
09-25-2006, 04:21 PM
Waaaaaaaaa!!!!

Low_Flyer_MkVb
09-25-2006, 04:23 PM
Embankment

Ha! Not such clever d1ckie now, eh?

leitmotiv
09-25-2006, 04:28 PM
I forfeited by that duff C End gambit, but I'll raise you Islington.

MEGILE
09-25-2006, 04:41 PM
At the risk of a social faux pas, it's the metropolitan to Baker Street.

F6_Ace
09-25-2006, 04:41 PM
Shrewd move. But not shrewd enough.

Elephant and Castle

MEGILE
09-25-2006, 04:47 PM
damm it Norris.... how am I meant to counter that?

Well that's it.. game set and match.. the next step is obvious.

BaldieJr
09-25-2006, 04:48 PM
Mornington Crescent in 10 pages.

MEGILE
09-25-2006, 04:49 PM
Fastest game ever, this side of Euston.

F6_Ace
09-25-2006, 04:50 PM
Does that mean I win?

Anyone actually know the rules to this game?

MEGILE
09-25-2006, 04:52 PM
The monster raving looney party wanted it added to the school curriculum.

F6_Ace
09-25-2006, 04:56 PM
Talking of politics, if it were up to me, I'd forget proportional representation and all that cobblers and I'd like to see Gordon 'I eat black pudding, me' Brown, Minger 'I'm a minger, in I?' Campbell and David 'fill 'er up...er...oh....where's my bicycle' Cameron go head to head (to head) in a game of this next election time.

It'd save a lot of complications with postal voting, to boot.

Talking of bicycles...well, unicycles, actually..if the rider of the unicycle who I nearly ran over outside Morrisons in Newcastle Under Lyme last week after he swerved off the pavement and in front of my motor reads this forum...you're a complete t*at.

MEGILE
09-25-2006, 05:00 PM
It would be an excellent break from the utter nonce-sence they have a propensity to talk.

BaldieJr
09-25-2006, 05:12 PM
I still insist on international play. Look how few are participating. Besides, who doesn't want to yell out "Bourbon Street!"?

MEGILE
09-25-2006, 05:15 PM
I agree baldy... I guess not enough people were au fait with Dempster's version.

F6_Ace
09-25-2006, 05:15 PM
I think that Joe Public will be reluctant to play without knowing the rules.

After all, I was a nervous wreck right up until I realised that it didn't matter.

MEGILE
09-25-2006, 05:17 PM
Come now, don't be bashful f6ace.. we all know you have a signed copy of dempster's updated rules for the modern crescent participant on your bookshelf.

F6_Ace
09-25-2006, 05:22 PM
Honestly..I haven't

OK, well, I did have the 89th abridged Cambridge Press Somalian large print copy (signed by no other than Emily Pankhurst) from the library but I took it back yesterday because someone else had requested it and the Nazi on the counter wouldn't take the bribes I offered to retain it.

I don't know what I pay council tax for sometimes.

MEGILE
09-25-2006, 05:30 PM
Mornington Crescent seperates us from the chavs.

leitmotiv
09-25-2006, 05:31 PM
OK, literally, raise you all Angel (it's my favorite). I happen to play by Caledonian Road rules, which are like Smiley's Moscow Rules, so watch out!

MEGILE
09-25-2006, 05:36 PM
I'm a Texas holdem rules specialist myself... like the poker game, but without the cards.

leitmotiv
09-25-2006, 05:42 PM
Lke the master game in pool---you use any ball as the cue ball.

Udidtoo
09-25-2006, 06:21 PM
My mailmans cousin Lucky, the guy with the glass eye, wooden leg and shingles say he can get a copy of NF Stovold's Mornington Crescent: Rules and Origins but its pricey.

F6_Ace
09-25-2006, 06:36 PM
Ah, but is that the special addition with the foreword by Tim Brooke-Taylor on the validity of the use of the Luton high street ploy in conjunction with the 11-year sunspot cycle maximum?

Udidtoo
09-25-2006, 06:53 PM
Originally posted by F6_Ace:
Ah, but is that the special addition with the foreword by Tim Brooke-Taylor on the validity of the use of the Luton high street ploy in conjunction with the 11-year sunspot cycle maximum?


He "claims" that its a signed copy with Samantha explaining in detail the strategies involved in Malefon's Fractal Sloping variant.

BaldieJr
09-26-2006, 04:34 AM
Fractal sloping was my least favorite farm-chore when I was a kid.

Holland Park.

Low_Flyer_MkVb
09-26-2006, 04:36 AM
That's all well and good, but wasn't Malefon somewhat discredited by the Von Riffletitzler amendments?

Well let's try a quick round using the 'Bakerloo' variant and test all this shall we?

I'm in with Stamford Brook

ploughman
09-26-2006, 04:46 AM
Go West!

Ealing Broadway.

F6_Ace
09-26-2006, 06:02 AM
I had to trepan myself because I didn't have enough space in my skull for the amount of brain cells required to fully understand the Von Riffletitzler amendments but, now that I've put the Black and Decker (and the 20mm hole saw) away, I've reached the conclusion that the amendments contradict, in their entirety, the Klopjob prefix appeasement offered in Slater's MC almanac, 1984.

In respect of that, my next move is

GRANGE HILL

MEGILE
09-26-2006, 06:04 AM
I believe the first Von Riffletitzler amendment forbade the use of stations North of South Wimbledon, resulting in some fascinating games.

F6_Ace
09-26-2006, 06:10 AM
Yes, that's true, but if you look at rule 934, subsection 85, part b, you will find that Grange Hill is a permissable providing that you deliver it in conjunction with eating some tomato rice soup.

Low_Flyer_MkVb
09-26-2006, 06:11 AM
Indeed, but this was itself ammended following the crowd trouble during the second epic Cartwright vs De Kuyper encounter...it's all covered in the Fortesque 3rd edition. Which neatly enables me to continue my encircling manouvre with...

Gerrard's Cross

F6_Ace
09-26-2006, 06:16 AM
I'm out of my depth here. Can I chuck my hand in?

Low_Flyer_MkVb
09-26-2006, 06:23 AM
Stick with it - just stay on the Circle line until you're confident enough to spot an opening. Your patience will be rewarded.

stathem
09-26-2006, 06:27 AM
If Gerrard's Cross because Rafa's dropped him, doesn't that pput you in Spoon?

Hence,

Acaclas

MEGILE
09-26-2006, 06:28 AM
Originally posted by F6_Ace:
Yes, that's true, but if you look at rule 934, subsection 85, part b, you will find that Grange Hill is a permissable providing that you deliver it in conjunction with eating some tomato rice soup.

hmm I own all 18 volumes of that book.. how did I miss that rule?

ploughman
09-26-2006, 06:38 AM
It had to be included in an erratum I'm affraid, bloody proof reader must've blinked. Were you not on the mailing list? Sloemunch & Blowchilli have really come of the boil in the last few years haven't they. Time was this would never have happened.

BaldieJr
09-26-2006, 06:38 AM
I'll despoon despite my better judgement: Hackney Wick.

stathem
09-26-2006, 07:40 AM
I don't like the way this is going but I've managed to knock up a killer app which passes the result of differential Feynman diagrams through a Kalman Filter and allows me to timeshift in a Northerly direction to

Cockfosters

Udidtoo
09-26-2006, 08:21 AM
Phew! I thought I was going to have to play off the knerdle but since Baldie was so generous as to despoon I'll be able to hedge that soooo, hmmmm....Mudchute.

BaldieJr
09-26-2006, 08:31 AM
Anything less than Seven Sisters would be simply boring.

MEGILE
09-26-2006, 08:33 AM
It seems the ISIHAC, international morning crescent comitee has been busy, and has decided to release their 2016 rules early.

Enjoy (http://www.thisislocallondon.co.uk/_images/misc/future_transport_map.pdf)

ploughman
09-26-2006, 08:33 AM
Cockfosters to Mudchute BEFORE the watershed and with ladies present?

Gentlemen, decorum please.

Pudding Mill Lane.

stathem
09-26-2006, 08:45 AM
I thought Pudding Mill Lane could only follow Seven Sisters via the Ferdinand Poo modification unless the 2016 rules are just a reprint of the Jervis Gentlemen's Almanak addendum 1827.

Otherwise

Helmet Street

BaldieJr
09-26-2006, 08:49 AM
Colliers Wood seems the erect thing to do.

ploughman
09-26-2006, 08:52 AM
Originally posted by stathem:
I thought Pudding Mill Lane could only follow Seven Sisters via the Ferdinand Poo modification unless the 2016 rules are just a reprint of the Jervis Gentlemen's Almanak addendum 1827.

Otherwise

Helmet Street

Quite right. I was thinking Arsenal, but I was typing Pudding Mill Lane. Silly me. Baldie's got Wood which is the bonus station isn't it?

Udidtoo
09-26-2006, 09:10 AM
Originally posted by Ploughman:
<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content">Originally posted by stathem:
I thought Pudding Mill Lane could only follow Seven Sisters via the Ferdinand Poo modification unless the 2016 rules are just a reprint of the Jervis Gentlemen's Almanak addendum 1827.

Otherwise

Helmet Street

Quite right. I was thinking Arsenal, but I was typing Pudding Mill Lane. Silly me. Baldie's got Wood which is the bonus station isn't it? </div></BLOCKQUOTE>


Don't hold me to this but I believe you are correct. If I remember my Dempster's, and I believe I do he will collect the bonus if he takes a pass this round, stays at wood while 5 wrestles 1. Provided he doesn't faint afterwards.

F6_Ace
09-26-2006, 10:27 AM
OK, I've got over my earler self doubts and I think you'll find that rule was lost following a system reboot of SkyNet brought about by the failure of five Cyberdine System T-1000 to outwit a rebel-supplied cardboard cutout of Graeme Garden in a game in 2045.

As I am currently playing this game from an apocalyptic future post-that date, I'm afraid that I cannot support the use of that discarded rule and, consequently, I'm going to go for

Golders Green

BaldieJr
09-26-2006, 10:56 AM
To Snaresbrook routed wirelessly via 802.11g (see linksys amdendment of 2005).

Here is a map for anyone interested in joining in:
http://www.tfl.gov.uk/tfl/pdfdocs/colourmap.gif

danjama
09-26-2006, 11:01 AM
Originally posted by ZappaTime:
That's risky......playing that move so early: let's think, got to be:

Dagenham Heathway

thats where i live, seems i cant go anywhere without someone mentioning the ****hole!

what exactly is this thread about anyways?

Oh and ill go with Edmonton Angel

F6_Ace
09-26-2006, 11:04 AM
Originally posted by danjama:
<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content">Originally posted by ZappaTime:
That's risky......playing that move so early: let's think, got to be:

Dagenham Heathway

thats where i live, seems i cant go anywhere without someone mentioning the ****hole!

what exactly is this thread about anyways? </div></BLOCKQUOTE>

I'm afraid that we can't tell you what it's about because the rules are just too extensive. I suggest you go to your local library and ask for the UK Government leaflet MC45233#4343, otherwise known as the 'Home Office guide to travellers of Mornington Cresent', first published in 1978 as part of the Electricity at Work Act, 1989.

ZappaTime
09-26-2006, 11:16 AM
Originally posted by F6_Ace:
<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content">Originally posted by danjama:
<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content">Originally posted by ZappaTime:
That's risky......playing that move so early: let's think, got to be:

Dagenham Heathway

thats where i live, seems i cant go anywhere without someone mentioning the ****hole!

what exactly is this thread about anyways? </div></BLOCKQUOTE>

I'm afraid that we can't tell you what it's about because the rules are just too extensive. I suggest you go to your local library and ask for the UK Government leaflet MC45233#4343, otherwise known as the 'Home Office guide to travellers of Mornington Cresent', first published in 1978 as part of the Electricity at Work Act, 1989. </div></BLOCKQUOTE>

I'm afraid that particular publication has been superseded by the new EU regulations from 1st January 2006, so the new colour codes are now in place. You 'll just have to seek out EU Directive: MC/EU/1066/N/A11/7HA7; in the meantime I'll go with the Willy Rushton Defence (1976-78) recommended move to:

Canada Water

PS playing a ****hole station can gain you an additional move under the Freedom of Information Act, a little known fact that on this occasion I'll bank. And speaking of bank, Bank would be a strategically suicidal next move for the un-wary.

Hanglands
09-26-2006, 11:18 AM
Ahhh, now I understand.....

http://www.amazonsystems.co.uk/data/morn.htm

Is everyone learning the 'knowledge' here then?

danjama
09-26-2006, 11:26 AM
Originally posted by ZappaTime:
<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content">Originally posted by F6_Ace:
<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content">Originally posted by danjama:
<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content">Originally posted by ZappaTime:
That's risky......playing that move so early: let's think, got to be:

Dagenham Heathway

thats where i live, seems i cant go anywhere without someone mentioning the ****hole!

what exactly is this thread about anyways? </div></BLOCKQUOTE>

I'm afraid that we can't tell you what it's about because the rules are just too extensive. I suggest you go to your local library and ask for the UK Government leaflet MC45233#4343, otherwise known as the 'Home Office guide to travellers of Mornington Cresent', first published in 1978 as part of the Electricity at Work Act, 1989. </div></BLOCKQUOTE>

I'm afraid that particular publication has been superseded by the new EU regulations from 1st January 2006, so the new colour codes are now in place. You 'll just have to seek out EU Directive: MC/EU/1066/N/A11/7HA7; in the meantime I'll go with the Willy Rushton Defence (1976-78) recommended move to:

Canada Water

PS playing a ****hole station can gain you an additional move under the Freedom of Information Act, a little known fact that on this occasion I'll bank. And speaking of bank, Bank would be a strategically suicidal next move for the un-wary. </div></BLOCKQUOTE>

Yes, but its on the District Line, i bet that feels like a kick in the balls..

ploughman
09-26-2006, 11:29 AM
He'll only make that mistake once. http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/bigtears.gif

stathem
09-26-2006, 12:04 PM
Invoking the District Line wiht a move insinutating fiscal violence causes a 0xEEEFF1337f08 error.

A futher 404 violation could see you banned for 3 games.

For a more detailed tactical interpretation of the rules try this link (http://forums.ubi.com/eve/forums/a/tpc/f/23110283/m/5901087584/p/1)

Oh and Peterloo.

Snodrvr
09-26-2006, 12:51 PM
Oh dear, I've never played before but I'm compelled, I must try to learn this game of gentleman.


Would <span class="ev_code_GREEN">Green Park</span> be terribly offensive

ploughman
09-26-2006, 12:56 PM
Offensive? No.

But a little pricey for this point in the game. Are you sure you can afford Green Park? Pimlico's very affordable for 1st time players.

BaldieJr
09-26-2006, 12:59 PM
As a buy, sure, but what you fail to mention is maintenance costs. Marleybone is a bit more up-front but nearly runs itself. Perfect for a tube-noob.

F6_Ace
09-26-2006, 01:41 PM
Hmm. Good choice that. Especially what with upgrades on the A500 through Stoke on Trent finishing today.

Cannon Street

ploughman
09-26-2006, 01:53 PM
Oh mate! When you said Cannon Street I thought I was there, n00b that I am. http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/16x16_smiley-sad.gif

Feeling common.

Wimbledon

Udidtoo
09-26-2006, 02:37 PM
Wimbledon, shrewd move that but a bit rough play for having a newcomer onboard.I almost made a call for Blackfriars and then I realized what a faux pau that would have been what with my inability to play the dijeridoo and London's public nudity laws. I've always thought that particular penalty was a bit severe.

So, Barbican, mostly because its just a fun name to say......but for God sake don't say it 3 times in a row.

stathem
09-26-2006, 03:21 PM
...because you are then forced to drink a hideously offensive n0-alcohol beer? Scary.

I'll see your cheap Kaliber alternative and raise you Hanger Lane

ZappaTime
09-26-2006, 03:49 PM
I think the only way out for me is to back-track to,

Dagenham Heathway

Course, I'll have to forgo my banked free move, gained up the page for reversion of a ****hole mention, (sorry Danjama).

Akronnick
09-26-2006, 04:10 PM
THIS THREAD is why we're not getting the Gloster Meteor.

And why Hollywood hates the British.

BaldieJr
09-26-2006, 04:21 PM
I'm from KY which makes me a corn-whiskey drinking hillbilly. I like Mornington Crescent. Hollywood can blow me. Meteors don't flip my wig.

So settle down, learn the rules, and have some fun with the rest of us.

With that said, I'll invoke Parlimentary Procedures and Pedicurial Predicaments: Padington.

boxduty
09-26-2006, 04:34 PM
May I suggest Upminster Bridge...

F6_Ace
09-26-2006, 05:07 PM
There is a counter move to that which I've seen etched into the silicon on the Agnes chip in the Commodore Amiga...and I'm going to go for it.

Baker Street

Low_Flyer_MkVb
09-26-2006, 06:02 PM
There you go F6, old chum - getting in the swing of things with a move the great Wankdorf himself would be proud of. http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/25.gif

And am I the only one thinking that Baldie has that remarkable gift that outsiders sometimes show for being better than natives at their own game? You know, like Bill Bryson and the British, Napoleon and the French, Cantona and United...

Anyhow, this should sort out the men from the boys...

Chalfont & Lattimer

Akronnick
09-26-2006, 07:17 PM
Originally posted by BaldieJr:
I'm from KY which makes me a corn-whiskey drinking hillbilly. I like Mornington Crescent. Hollywood can blow me. Meteors don't flip my wig.

So settle down, learn the rules, and have some fun with the rest of us.

With that said, I'll invoke Parlimentary Procedures and Pedicurial Predicaments: Padington.

Hard to argue with that, but I believe that the Adams exception applies here, so I will say:
Brent Cross

PF_Rory_OMoore
09-26-2006, 07:28 PM
Federal triangle

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/2/23/WMATA_system_map.gif

PF_Rory_OMoore
09-26-2006, 07:43 PM
Seriously now...

After consulting my copies of NF Stovold’s "Mornington Crescent: Rules and Origins" and "The Little Book Of Mornington Crescent" by Tim, Graeme, Barry and Humph; (Which I found in my local Barnes & Noble) and since I am not in Rucksack I say:

Aldgate East

heywooood
09-26-2006, 10:11 PM
Shorningham Skrotum

stathem
09-27-2006, 02:43 AM
It's a good move, but since the Sun's blairing I do believe it allows me to counter Widdershinswise to

Dagenham and Redbridge(west)

slipBall
09-27-2006, 03:40 AM
In a effort to prolong game play, well into the the release of 4.06... I anounce with full confidence ... "Dollis Hill loop"

ploughman
09-27-2006, 06:17 AM
Dollis Hill's a bit shallow straight after Dagenham and Redbridge(west). You'd need to play at least one triple length escalator or a four level lift shaft. Mind you the lack of mechanical ventilation might make it a goer if it was between 07:30 and 09:30 in the morning. Might have to ask the lads to make a ruling on this one.

Assuming your Dollis Hill Loop's OK I'm going to really upset things with a Heathrow Terminal Four.

****EDIT****

I've just re-read "Anderson v McPathik," the great 1947 court case on the Dollis Hill Loop question, of course everyone knows the ruling on that but the Law Society commentary that refers to the 1968 upgrade of the mechanical air extraction equipment pretty much judges that it'd be acceptable to Dollis Hill Loop straight from Dagenham and Redbridge(west), but pending an actual test case they can't say for sure. Given those odds you'd be a fool to make it a matter for the courts. So, you've shown yourself to be a master risk taker Slipball.

http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/clap.gif

Breeze147
09-27-2006, 06:34 AM
Allegheny Avenue. Figure that out biotches!

ploughman
09-27-2006, 06:34 AM
You twit. We invented golf.

Breeze147
09-27-2006, 06:37 AM
http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/16x16_smiley-very-happy.gif http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/11.gif http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/touche.gif

ploughman
09-27-2006, 06:38 AM
http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/winky.gif

BaldieJr
09-27-2006, 07:11 AM
Following protocol: Hollis Hill Loop.

I don't know of another loop to play! Help! The game is stuck!

stathem
09-27-2006, 07:38 AM
According to testing in appendix 26Z of Dr. Gotobed’s Clause 3 rules (in the year 2525) the energy modelling on the Hollis Hill Loop is porked which should allow you use the event horizon of the New Wembley Stadium budget and make a play which will

Turnham Green

slipBall
09-27-2006, 08:18 AM
(quote) ploughman

Assuming your Dollis Hill Loop's OK I'm going to really upset things with a Heathrow Terminal Four



Heathrow Terminal Four, was a brilliant counter move,...and if you think about it....the only logical choice available. You my friend, have played this game of wits....before

Turnham Green, .....I will answer with "Penney Lane" east

Low_Flyer_MkVb
09-27-2006, 11:16 AM
Hmmmmm.....some truly buccaneering moves here, gentlemen - yet balanced with strategic and technical cunning. Let's see what

Tottenham Court Road

adds to the tension, shall we? Devotees of Bottomley's fifth edition might spot an opening here http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/shady.gif

F6_Ace
09-27-2006, 11:41 AM
I checked Bottomley's 1st edition (recently published by Virginia Bottomley), which I believe now, ironically, supercedes the fifth edition and I did indeed spot an opening although the window of opportunity closed because I forgot to ask Thorin to carry me before telling him to go through the aforementioned window.

However, I think you'll find that page 67 of the Euclidian ruleset identifies a possible move facilitated by a Morrissey lyric.

As such: Sloane Square

BaldieJr
09-27-2006, 12:06 PM
But its only a possible move. Sloane Square is out for recleaning.

F6_Ace
09-27-2006, 12:17 PM
Gadzooks. I thought Roselane Driza was down for cleaning that route, hence my move.

Under the 'Collect 200 pounds as you pass go' 1934 Spears game amendment, I'll collect 200 pounds and just pass.

stathem
09-27-2006, 12:23 PM
Originally posted by BaldieJr:
But its only a possible move. Sloane Square is out for recleaning.

http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/16x16_smiley-surprised.gif

I don't wanna go to Chelsea.

Low_Flyer_MkVb
09-27-2006, 01:08 PM
A-hah! The Costello gambit - better counter that with

Stepney

(one for the Red purists there) http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/16x16_smiley-wink.gif

"Barca! Barca! Barca!"

slipBall
09-27-2006, 01:15 PM
Originally posted by F6_Ace:
Gadzooks. I thought Roselane Driza was down for cleaning that route, hence my move.

Under the 'Collect 200 pounds as you pass go' 1934 Spears game amendment, I'll collect 200 pounds and just pass.



I had to just pass also, but I believe that it was related to my lunch menu. Having said that......"Downing Street"...it is

Udidtoo
09-27-2006, 09:56 PM
I've been left hanging in Knip ever since someone http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_rolleyes.gif played Dollis Hill. Anyone seen my spare rucksack?

slipBall
09-28-2006, 02:46 PM
Originally posted by Udidtoo:
I've been left hanging in Knip ever since someone http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_rolleyes.gif played Dollis Hill. Anyone seen my spare rucksack?



I'm a American dam it.......I was unaware of the implcations of playing Dollis Hill Loop http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/16x16_smiley-sad.gif....I withdraw my play of the above mentioned http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/mockface.gif

Udidtoo
09-28-2006, 10:30 PM
Originally posted by slipBall:
<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content">Originally posted by Udidtoo:
I've been left hanging in Knip ever since someone http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_rolleyes.gif played Dollis Hill. Anyone seen my spare rucksack?



I'm a American dam it.......I was unaware of the implcations of playing Dollis Hill Loop http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/16x16_smiley-sad.gif....I withdraw my play of the above mentioned http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/mockface.gif </div></BLOCKQUOTE>


Ha, I was raised in Alabama which makes me as much if not more of a hillbilly than Baldie unless his father works in a coal mine. If that is the case then mine bred mules... err raised them I mean. http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/crackwhip.gif

Now about that rucksack.

Akronnick
09-28-2006, 10:58 PM
Well the obviuos move is:

Cottington Service Plaza

isn't it, I mean you don't have to know how an infinite Improbability Drive works to figure that one out, do you?

F6_Ace
09-29-2006, 06:40 AM
Well, I actually KNOW how an infinite improbability drive works (I saw it demonstrated on Tomorrow's World once...they smeared some jam on it then showed it working perfectly, later, when the jam was cleaned off) but I don't understand your move.

However, where there is a rucksack, there is a way, so I am going to reproduce the play that Angeleyes used in a deleted scene from 'The Good, the Bad and the Ugly' and I'm going for

Tooting Broadway

Udidtoo
09-29-2006, 09:39 AM
Very sporting of of you F6 very sporting. Lets celebrate on the Thames shall we.

Waterloo

stathem
09-29-2006, 10:24 AM
I was defeated, you may win the game.

I predict, by Babbage's Basic Binary for Beginners BigBook; Mornington Crescent in 1001; if you think very carefully about the next move.

I have no choice - Boon Docks

F6_Ace
09-30-2006, 05:14 AM
Originally posted by stathem:
I was defeated, you may win the game.

I predict, by Babbage's Basic Binary for Beginners BigBook; Mornington Crescent in 1001; if you think very carefully about the next move.

I have no choice - Boon Docks

Presumably, you are referring to MC in Ah? I do believe that the Turing rules of 1948 revised use of bitwise operations on Mornington Crescent claims. Furthermore, the Measuring Instruments Directive, which should come into effect this month, has a specific clause written in invisible ink, which states that...oh knackers, I'm off for a cup of tea.

ploughman
09-30-2006, 03:58 PM
So you think you know Mornington Crescent? I'd like to see you lot get out of this one.

Kensington Olympia

And no, you can't use a cab.

Low_Flyer_MkVb
09-30-2006, 05:23 PM
I think the obvious gambit here would be Bayswater - but that's obviously what you want me to think....hmmmm....Titsling's normal tactic was a quick backtrack to Earl's Court but modern theorist have found flaws in this seemingly safe defence...I reckon the one you've overlooked is...

Chiswick Park

danjama
10-04-2006, 06:59 AM
Sorry to raise a dead duck but i had to say it.

I'm gonna go with <span class="ev_code_WHITE">Surbiton.</span>

http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/partyhat.gif

ploughman
10-04-2006, 07:05 AM
Very up and coming is Surbiton, nice little cafe culture, lots of good bistros and delis, quite the 'good life' if you can afford it.

However, the raid's entered my ground clutter Stanmore.

OD_79
10-04-2006, 07:25 AM
I'm lost, can someone give directions?

Low_Flyer_MkVb
10-05-2006, 05:28 AM
Of course, dear boy - just turn left at...

Elephant & Castle

BaldieJr
10-05-2006, 06:49 AM
I'm going to california with an aching in my heart.

Low_Flyer_MkVb
10-05-2006, 06:51 AM
California - must be one of those new-fangled Jubilee Line stops....tricky...hmmmm....

Goldhawk Road

ploughman
10-05-2006, 07:14 AM
There's a California just outside of Worksop, might be the Northern Line, mind you Canada Water's on the Jubilee line so it could be just down from there? Goldhawk Road, now let me see, oh no, I've messed up royally here, King George V.

stathem
10-05-2006, 07:46 AM
Originally posted by Ploughman:
There's a California just outside of Worksop, might be the Northern Line, mind you Canada Water's on the Jubilee line so it could be just down from there? Goldhawk Road, now let me see, oh no, I've messed up royally here, King George V.

King George V? You'll win no Renown playing that move.

Contrawise,

Gallions Reach

ploughman
10-05-2006, 08:01 AM
I've been Repulsed, you are Invincible. Hang on, what's this? Chalfont & Latimer.

slipBall
10-05-2006, 05:06 PM
You Brits are good....but..Turnpike Lane Station... should level the playing field a bit

slipBall
10-07-2006, 11:41 AM
I must have won!....or maybe I ruined the game...won't be the last time http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/16x16_smiley-very-happy.gif

F6_Ace
10-07-2006, 11:46 AM
I reverse engineered the 4.01 beta patch and found a set of spoken Russian rules encrypted into the flight model of the Storch as a wav file which had to be played backwards whilst listening to Judas Priest.

Thus, I invoke the 'Fiesler' rule so:

Mile End

general_kalle
10-07-2006, 12:05 PM
hey can i have my turn??
u jumped me twice
but now i want to have my word.. ok

then i say Saint georges Debak on a rainy sunday

After Lunch..

aha beat that one.

ploughman
10-07-2006, 01:22 PM
?

Is that on the Madrid Metro or something? Sounds like you might have a copy of Mendleson's Continental Rules to me.

I'm out for two goes on account of the penalty clause incurred by accidentally naming major fleet units so I just hope one of the other players can salvage something out of this Greek tragedy, reminds me Agamemnon, oh cr&p, that's me out for three.

Low_Flyer_MkVb
10-07-2006, 01:27 PM
Ha! I sense victory at last! Oh bollocks....see you in two, chaps http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/16x16_smiley-sad.gif

MEGILE
10-07-2006, 01:54 PM
next time I'm on the Underground, I need to take a photo next to a station sign, and post it as my next move..

that would be 1337

ploughman
10-07-2006, 02:02 PM
But now we know your next move all we have to do is have the winged monkeys remove all the freakin' signs.

Mwuahahahahaha.

MEGILE
10-07-2006, 02:26 PM
http://www.longpassages.org/images/London%20underground%20waiting%20for%20a%20train.j pg

slipBall
10-07-2006, 02:32 PM
Good move...I'm happy that you got to sit, and rest awhile...you will need that rest because....Totteridge and Whetstone.. it is

you made a impreshion on that girl...a negitive one http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/16x16_smiley-very-happy.gif

MEGILE
10-07-2006, 02:35 PM
I am the girl

ploughman
10-07-2006, 02:37 PM
Sit up straight. Your posture's terrible. You'll never get man slouching like that. Mooning at strange fellows with cameras, you should be ashamed of yourself.

general_kalle
10-08-2006, 01:51 AM
well i need to keep my adavantage so ill say East Ackton.

and no i dont have a cupy of Mendleson's Continental Rules but i have a small part of the crescent unifeixed and absquatulate book by
mr. troy by the way its very biffy and callipygian

list of mornington crescent manuals (http://www.rinkworks.com/words/funwords.shtml)

Prop_Strike
10-08-2006, 03:11 AM
East Ackton initially worried me......

The ability to laterally shift so quickly to the oblique after a play of Totteridge and Whetstone can decisivly break an opponents horizontal and vertical approaches....as everybody knows.

Also, to avoid yet another Dollis Hill loop, we have to cut off any advantage by quartering the central line.
Of course if one follows 1972's "The Art of Aggressive Defence -The decisive journney to Mornington Station"(The amended reprint); We would find that only the boldest move could bring us closer to victory!

Therefore,as I am Australian, I am evoking 'British subject's Rule 153; clause 4, paragraph 2 - "In a time of inevitable defeat, one may transfer inversely, even in a straight rules game...but only once, and at the players own risk - as it is a powerful but dangerous tactic."

Therefore, I present.... ALDWYCH

general_kalle
10-08-2006, 08:54 AM
clever move but ill just say Ealing common http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/784.gif!!! cynosureed with Hackney Wick

and beside that ill say that that rule you found there is from the caseifactional book of captious and crescent games.

that book is bezonian and too old to be used here.

have another go

slipBall
10-08-2006, 10:05 AM
I feel that I must commend you on your brilliant play of Hackney Wick railway station. Though it is on the boundary between the London Borough of Tower Hamlets and the London Borough of Hackney in East London, any arbitration panel would award to you a just play.....Never the less, I am in this to win, disadvantaged as I am, being one of those dam yanks. But I think that I can send a sobering message by announcing for play...Sudbury Hill tube station

general_kalle
10-08-2006, 10:20 AM
DAMMIT http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/16x16_smiley-mad.gif

ok keep cool
counter reaktin

think think think think OK IT GOT IT

if i mend a mix of akimbo and bosky cataglottism
then i can say Regents park.

then ill estivate paragraph 1234 in max sulliwans book of nonumbering taktiks to Morningoton crescent
(good book http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/10.gif http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/25.gif )
and i will be able to say two other things which will be chancery lane and Russel square

phew i saved it http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/partyhat.gif

TeufelHund84
10-08-2006, 06:48 PM
Just a quick aside: I've been following this thread from the start and I am of the firm belief that this is either a game only for those in the UK (and you've done a fantastic job of keeping the rules as the best secret ever), or you are all absolutely insane.

I guess tossers like me aren't meant to understand.

Anyone ever see Ocean's twelve when clooney, pitt, and damon talk to the guy in the coffee shop in Amsterdam? That's what this feels like.

"You called his niece a *****, and a very cheap one at that."

"I did??"

Esel1964
10-08-2006, 10:13 PM
Originally posted by TeufelHund84:
Just a quick aside: I've been following this thread from the start and I am of the firm belief that this is either a game only for those in the UK (and you've done a fantastic job of keeping the rules as the best secret ever), or you are all absolutely insane.

I guess tossers like me aren't meant to understand.

Anyone ever see Ocean's twelve when clooney, pitt, and damon talk to the guy in the coffee shop in Amsterdam? That's what this feels like.

"You called his niece a *****, and a very cheap one at that."

"I did??"


Don't feel left out Teufelhund,I had to do some googling to find it's all a parody/satire.The secret is to keep the rules secret,according to this site (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mornington_Crescent_(game)).

Oh,and I think there's a clause in the official handbook,that now makes me a marked man for saying that. http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/16x16_smiley-mad.gif

BTW,as a first-timer,to try a move of Mill Hill East,do I end up in the Tower,scheduled for the blade?

danjama
10-09-2006, 09:38 AM
Unbelievable.

Ok, i'm gonna go with Bow Church DLR to combat you thugs.

general_kalle
10-09-2006, 11:52 AM
you are still not giving up huh
well Stamford Brook

ploughman
10-09-2006, 12:20 PM
Jeez, he thinks it's a parody. http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_rolleyes.gif

TeufelHund84
10-09-2006, 01:48 PM
This one's probably already been said so I have to mix it up.

Paddington Station at midnight on the first day of spring while being chased by 4 rather angry bobbies.

What do I win?

Low_Flyer_MkVb
10-10-2006, 06:17 AM
I feel it fair to warn to our newcomers from accross the water that Albert Square is not actually a bona-fide move and carries the threat of Beefeaters visiting your house and making the men in black look like the nicest people you ever did meet http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/10.gif

So with that in mind, let's spice things up with a return to...

Euston

general_kalle
10-10-2006, 01:21 PM
Ill aboganisery the fifth rule in johnstons universal guide to mornington crescent and say Kingscross while holding my hand on my head

that should make you shake your head in confusement

F6_Ace
10-10-2006, 01:31 PM
On the contrary...I've read about that ploy in the 'Tsar Mornington' rulebook (jumbo size) printed in the former Soviet republic of Rochdale, 1964. It is, however, a clever move which I had not anticipated at all.

With respect to the Kochansky amendment, 1973, article 5 sub section 93, I'm going to counter that move with the elegant choice of:

Kew Gardens

general_kalle
10-11-2006, 01:33 PM
hmm you guys are not bad at all
anyone thats out yet or have you all succeded in Crounching the Operational revival procedure?

well im gonna say ROYAL OAK

and remember the special rules about royal oak.
to counter that you have to:

1. use a special move called vermiculation move

2. you have to be ultra-crepidarian

3. say 3 words while your elbows are tuching each other.

finally you have to shake your head.

SHEIS**se... why did i tell you that http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/51.gif

boxduty
10-11-2006, 05:45 PM
Is Mansion House still valid?
Or Stepney Green?

I'll take a big risk...

Stepney Green!

slipBall
01-21-2007, 04:52 AM
wow, just like a time machine....London Station

Friendly_flyer
01-21-2007, 06:22 AM
Now-now Gents, seeing thet Slipball is on the track (so to speak), it's time to do a diagonal move.

Sooooo, Blackfriars is the next logical move.

ploughman
01-21-2007, 06:27 AM
Canary Wharf, not joking not neither. DLR?

stathem
01-21-2007, 06:49 AM
Lambaf wolk, wonit.

Friendly_flyer
01-21-2007, 06:58 AM
Canary Wharf

Ouch, that was quick, I see you aim to destabilize my triangulation. Clever, very clever. I'll retreat to Padington.

Akronnick
01-21-2007, 10:00 AM
<span class="ev_code_YELLOW">When we last left Arthur Dent and Ford Prefect, they where waiting for Ubisoft to release the 1946 add-ons to our favorite flight simulator, Il-2 Forgotten Battles. Unfortunatly,they were also waiting for prostetnic Vogon Jeltz to open the outer hatch to the airlock that he just had them thrown into...</span>


[wakes up]

[fells dizzy]

[opens eyes]

What the hell happened?

How did I get here?

[wipes face with towel]

Where am I? Last thing I remember it was October and I was with Ford Prefect in an airlock on a Vogon Constructor ship.

FORD?!?!?!?!

I'm right here Arthur

Oh there you are, where are we?

I'm pretty sure were in a Tube station

Well I can see that, which one?

Mornington Crescent.

What?

Mornington Crescent.

How do you know?

There's a big sign on the Wall.

Oh, right, but how did we get here?

What difference does that make, you know what this means don't you?

That we're not about to die in the vacuum of space?

No, it means we won the game.

Game? What game?

Mornington Crescent

Ford, what the hell are you talking about now?

Doesn't really matter now, the games over

I suppose your right, at least now I can get a proper cup of tea, I could definately use a cup of tea right now...


<span class="ev_code_YELLOW">Will our hereoes claim of Victory stand? Will Arthur get his tea? Will the denizens of the Ubizoo let Akronnick get away with such a critically inept attempt at stealing victory? Find out in the next installment of The Hitch Hiker's Guide to the Galaxy</span>

bazzaah2
01-21-2007, 12:01 PM
I'm sorry to do this, but I just feel that Tottenham Court Road is called for.

ploughman
01-21-2007, 12:43 PM
Isn't Tottenham Court Road on the dual key system? You know, first Tony's got to go for it, then he's got to get GW up, then he's got to explain it, then GW's got to get someone to re-explain it, then they've got to find the key, then they've got to find where to put the key, then they've got to turn the keys together and then, only then, is TCR in play. Never happen on a Sunday.

bazzaah2
01-21-2007, 01:27 PM
I understood that dual key has been rescinded by stautory instrument and and so Tottenham Court Road is in fact a perfectly legitimate Sunday evening gambit.

And you know I'm sure what it sets a player up to do. High risk, for sure, but if you set it up right it's a slam dunk.

general_kalle
01-21-2007, 01:59 PM
lool http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/88.gif are you going to continue this funny game??

well i still claim i won.
just because you wanna win yourself. i said mornington crescent and therefore i won.

if someone can post an exakt phrase from the continental book of mornington crescent abaut time required to win ill admit i hadnt won.
but i also wanna continue playing then.

go ahed

Friendly_flyer
01-22-2007, 12:15 AM
Damn, Acronic beat me to the finishing line, how very, very clever of you!

ZappaTime
01-22-2007, 01:02 PM
ADMIN REQUEST:
Would the person who attempted the 'Tardis Station Hop' move please reset their machine as, by some unfortunate mishap, they took the last 3 months of this enthralling game with them.

general_kalle
06-14-2007, 03:48 PM
what about starting a new game?
im fresh

BaldieJr
06-14-2007, 03:51 PM
Mornington Crescent!