Flags and Motorhomes

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  1. Geordies

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    Having just attended the Cambridge Rock Festival in the MH, we were astounded by how many people had flags raised over their vehicles. The poles supporting said flags would have dwarfed the Empire State Building in many cases.

    Not sure why people choose to fly flags ? Is it so you can find you MH when your really drunk ? Or so your mates can find you, "Look Mabel, there's Grenville's MH just under the life size model of the flying Pterosaur" ?

    Judging by the flags, many people must have had a previous existence sailing with Blackbeard, there were enough wannabe Pirates to re-crew the entire fleet of English Privateers sailing the Spanish Main. One MH we saw had two flags raised, one was a gruesome skull and crossbones and below was three cutlasses dripping blood. We assumed the owner of the MH would be a cross between Lemme and Hulk Hogan, but no, out steps a guy who made Private Godfrey in Dads Army look menacing !!!

    Next to us was a MH which had a pole then a line attached to a replica Hawk (or something similar) which kept dipping into our line of sight as we sat outside, causing us to assuming we were in a re-make of "The Birds", thanks mate !!!

    Anyone explain the attraction of flags ?

    Oh, and one of the poles lit up at night !!! Which was useful as it was a good warning to aircraft to stay above 1000ft while flying over the barrage balloon field !!!
     
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    Fun :dance2:
    No other reason necessary
     
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  3. GJH

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    There were a couple of those when we were in Dalkeith a few days ago.

    Two of the vans were even worse though, they had
    [​IMG] :Eeek::laughing:
     
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    You should see the fun rallies thats why we're called mh fun .
     
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  6. bubble63

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    Never been to the Cambridge ROCK festival
    Will watch out for flags and grumpy people with illuminated flag poles

    Went to the Cambridge FOLK festival and found every single person there Loverly
     
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    Yes.
     
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    It is when you see this flag

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    That you should worry. The mob with pitchforks and flaming torches will be soon on the scene to scare away incomers for fear of widening the gene pool........
     
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    We have some, we are obliged to put them up, but i take them down as soon as it gets dark, the things flap round and keep me awake.. annoy the hell out of me.
     
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    In your own words Mr Dux ..... Oi!!!!!
     
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    If motor homers did not fly flags it would make a complete mockery of the stalls sellinget them
    Simple when you thonk oot the box
     
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    Because it's fun.

    We've got one that appears for music festivals. Got all sorts to fly from it.
     
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    Oh dear Graham, Joyce hasn't seen this yet but when she does you are are in deep trouble.:eek:
     
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    OK, while you lot were running your flags up the flagpole to see who salutes them :whistle:

    If you like heavy rock look at Voodoo Vegas and if you like Blues look up Rebecca Downes band, both excellent !! :)
     
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    It's funny how everyone knows to fly their pirate flags up the right way but so many don't know which way to hoist their own Union Jack.:rolleyes:

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    We have a Dorset flag and a Yamaha one...mainly so we can find the bloody big white van amongst the hundreds of other big white vans.
    ( especially after a few drops of the falling down water ) :roflmto:
     
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    Thanks @icantremember - so is that the correct way to hoist the Union Jack? My boy Scout days are a far and distant memory and even then I got it wrong.
     
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    I had a couple up on Helen for the Tour de France in Andorra. As I am a sad old f**t I really like them and I had taken sufficient muscle relaxent for sleep to be easy, that was until the advent of the Camion et remorque at 0315 am et Madame Champignon.

    Please note, I have no idea who those people are and I had wound the awning in until it was clear I was not obstructing the course. Next year I plan a few more.

    At least two Dorset flags were up this year.

    :france::france::wine::wine::france::france:
     
  20. Kevinthecat

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    Currently on the Brighton site, flags galore, Yorkshire , Cornish , oh as its pride weekend umpteen rainbow flags.
    Some vans have gone to town with lights and I must say well done to them. I saw several families walking round taking photos when the lights were on .
    I did hear one person say , oooh , it's just like Blackpool.
     
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