The Shetland Airlift - Sponsored by Tesco!

Discussion in 'The NAAFI Bar' started by k13eod, Dec 22, 2012.

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  1. BBC News - Tesco airlifts supplies to restock Shetland shelves



    Thank fuck for that ... I thought we wouldn't be having sprouts with our Christmas dinner.
     
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  2. How many cans of chicken supreme will fit in a Herc? Value chicken supreme, that is...

    Should keep you going for a month or two.
     
  3. We have a turkey, potatoes, sausage meat and stuffing mix.

    What we don't have is veg! It was like a plague of locusts had swept through Tescos yesterday and just for a moment I thought the Mayans might have been right.
     
  4. You should be grateful that they're not being delivered by submarine. Fuck knows where they'd end up.

    Can't wait for the MoD_RSS feed on this...
     
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  5. Bollocks, surely? There are eastern airways flights in and out of the place most days.

    If you are still struggling I'll bring you a bag of tatties from the rig when I pass through sometime round about after boxing day.
     
  6. Probably on a fucking sandbank somewhere!

    Hercs coming from Norway apparently?
     
  7. I have spuds mate. Brussels is what I need. And parsnips.
     
  8. That'll overcome his absence of veg on Xmas Day...
     
  9. No problem buddy, leave it with me I'll see what I can sort out for you.

    In fact could I be necky and ask you to keep me a seat? Im due off on xmass eve but I reckon we'll get stuck in the Shetlands.

    Did I say one seat, I meant 12. Cheers mukka, obvioulsy we'll bring all the veg.
     
  10. The last time a riggie offered me his veg he failed to mention the meat ... sore for a week I was.
     
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  11. Sorry pal, didn't realise we had already met.

    Right I'm off to work I'll let the lads know Ive got a table booked in for us on xmass day, cheers mate you're the best :)
     
  12. When I agreed to visit the Shetland Isles at the end of January, I didn't appreciate just what an adventure it could turn out to be! My initial concern was of having the correct gear to keep warm and dry. Now it's "will I get home?!" :lol:
     
  13. Weather so bad ferries cannot sail,but it is ok for aeroplanes to fly?
     
  14. brettarider

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    Surprised they have a tesco's up there! I thought it was all Co-ops certainly is on the other isles the robbing bastards
     
  15. No problem. It's the big house with 'Danger Mines' signs around it.