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Manchester - Not In Northern England!  
User currently offlineGkirk From UK - Scotland, joined Jun 2000, 24964 posts, RR: 56
Posted (9 years 10 months 2 weeks 5 days 16 hours ago) and read 1769 times:

Why do people keep referring to Manchester as being in the Northwest of England.
Are they geographically illiterate or something. Manchester is in Central England.
Northern England contains cities such as Carlisle, Newcastle, Scumder...err Sunderland  Big grin and not Manchester, Liverpool or Leeds.

There's my rant for the day over  Big grin


When you hear the noise of the Tartan Army Boys, we'll be coming down the road!
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User currently offlineAlcregular From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 1, posted (9 years 10 months 2 weeks 5 days 16 hours ago) and read 1763 times:

Watch it Kirkie, I'll get you for that remark,  Acting devilish

User currently offlineCapital146 From United Kingdom, joined Jun 2003, 2125 posts, RR: 43
Reply 2, posted (9 years 10 months 2 weeks 5 days 16 hours ago) and read 1762 times:

To many, anything north of Watford is 'northern'.  Insane





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User currently offlineThom@s From Norway, joined Oct 2000, 11955 posts, RR: 46
Reply 3, posted (9 years 10 months 2 weeks 5 days 16 hours ago) and read 1759 times:

Scumderland... prehehe... Big grin

Anyway, have to agree with you. Manchester is in central UK. No doubt... Suppose they say north, because it lies north of London...  Confused

Thom@s



"If guns don't kill people, people kill people - does that mean toasters don't toast toast, toast toast toast?"
User currently offlineGkirk From UK - Scotland, joined Jun 2000, 24964 posts, RR: 56
Reply 4, posted (9 years 10 months 2 weeks 5 days 16 hours ago) and read 1745 times:

Alcregular, sorry  Big grin

Think of it this way...I live almost at the border...
it takes 2.5 hrs to drive to Manchester, 3.5 hrs to get to Birmingham, and 5-6 hours to get to London. That therefore puts Manchester in the Central bracket  Big grin



When you hear the noise of the Tartan Army Boys, we'll be coming down the road!
User currently offlineDC10Tim From United Kingdom, joined Jan 2005, 1406 posts, RR: 14
Reply 5, posted (9 years 10 months 2 weeks 5 days 16 hours ago) and read 1743 times:

GKirk,

'The North' is a state of mind, not a location. Trust me  Big grin.

Tim.



Obviously missing something....
User currently offlineFlyLondon From United Kingdom, joined Feb 2004, 377 posts, RR: 0
Reply 6, posted (9 years 10 months 2 weeks 5 days 13 hours ago) and read 1701 times:

To many, anything north of Watford is 'northern'

Anything above Euston Road is Northern!


User currently offlineJkw777 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 7, posted (9 years 10 months 2 weeks 5 days 13 hours ago) and read 1689 times:

Okay:

Alex - If you're not manc you're wank! says:
http://www.airliners.net/discussions/non_aviation/read.main/733619/
Alex - If you're not manc you're wank! says:
ok i cant reply cos im back to 1999 posts, thanks sabena332
Alex - If you're not manc you're wank! says:
so
Alex - If you're not manc you're wank! says:
tell that divvy
Alex - If you're not manc you're wank! says:
we are in the northern half of England wen u divide into north/south
Alex - If you're not manc you're wank! says:
and tell himm that he refferes to MAN as being in the north as well as northwest
Alex - If you're not manc you're wank! says:
well it IS in he northwest
Alex - If you're not manc you're wank! says:
not in the area that is the northern england thing
Alex - If you're not manc you're wank! says:
get me
Alex - If you're not manc you're wank! says:
http://www.roomsforlet.co.uk/files/search.htm
Alex - If you're not manc you're wank! says:
look!
Alex - If you're not manc you're wank! says:
and tell him MAN is the gateway to northern england cos Newcastle is lame as fuck
Alex - If you're not manc you're wank! says:
and so is leeds

Regards!

Justin Big grin


User currently offlineN766UA From United States of America, joined Jul 1999, 8366 posts, RR: 23
Reply 8, posted (9 years 10 months 2 weeks 5 days 13 hours ago) and read 1679 times:

Yeah, we all know it's in New Hampshire.


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User currently offlineClrd2go From United States of America, joined Feb 2003, 1000 posts, RR: 0
Reply 9, posted (9 years 10 months 2 weeks 5 days 11 hours ago) and read 1661 times:

Right! New Hampshire..about 15 minutes up the road from me!



Jim



What a long strange trip it's been
User currently offlineGkirk From UK - Scotland, joined Jun 2000, 24964 posts, RR: 56
Reply 10, posted (9 years 10 months 2 weeks 5 days 9 hours ago) and read 1640 times:

Remember, the USA is a fake country  Big grin
It's just the West most region of the UK  Big grin



When you hear the noise of the Tartan Army Boys, we'll be coming down the road!
User currently offlinePilotaydin From Turkey, joined Sep 2004, 2539 posts, RR: 51
Reply 11, posted (9 years 10 months 2 weeks 5 days 9 hours ago) and read 1632 times:

So from now on Manchester shall be called...


HALF NORTH OF ENGLAND not to be confused with NORTH HALF of ENGLAND  Smile



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User currently offlineJasepl From India, joined Jul 2004, 3582 posts, RR: 39
Reply 12, posted (9 years 10 months 2 weeks 5 days 8 hours ago) and read 1619 times:

Remember, the USA is a fake country
It's just the West most region of the UK


As usual, you've got it in reverse Kirkie!  Big grin
It's the UK that's the easternmost region of America!


User currently offlineJamotcx From United Kingdom, joined May 2004, 1037 posts, RR: 24
Reply 13, posted (9 years 10 months 2 weeks 5 days 7 hours ago) and read 1602 times:

Hmm

Manchester is in North England.

Anything south of manchester is london, and anything north is scotland  Big thumbs up


Jamo


User currently offlineDelta-flyer From United States of America, joined Jul 2001, 2676 posts, RR: 6
Reply 14, posted (9 years 10 months 2 weeks 5 days 6 hours ago) and read 1590 times:

Well, Manchester's web site seems to think it's in the North ....

http://www.multimap.com/map/browse.cgi?pc=&GridE=379914&GridN=399139&scale=4000000&title=North%20of%20England&cat=h



User currently offlinePaulc From United Kingdom, joined Mar 2001, 1490 posts, RR: 0
Reply 15, posted (9 years 10 months 2 weeks 3 days 21 hours ago) and read 1549 times:

anything above the M4 is north to me  Big grin


English First, British Second, european Never!
User currently offlineUTA_flyinghigh From Tunisia, joined Oct 2001, 6495 posts, RR: 50
Reply 16, posted (9 years 10 months 2 weeks 2 days 18 hours ago) and read 1502 times:

So Myt332 is not a Scot after all  Big grin

UTA



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User currently offline707CMF From France, joined Mar 2002, 4885 posts, RR: 29
Reply 17, posted (9 years 10 months 2 weeks 2 days 17 hours ago) and read 1489 times:

Antything above A41 is north to me (works in France *and* in UK)

Cheers,

707


User currently offlineMyt332 From United Kingdom, joined Sep 2003, 9112 posts, RR: 70
Reply 18, posted (9 years 10 months 2 weeks 2 days 16 hours ago) and read 1481 times:

it's something stupid like 1/8th scot I think.  Big grin


One Life, Live it.
User currently offlinePilot kaz From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 19, posted (9 years 10 months 2 weeks 2 days 16 hours ago) and read 1476 times:

To many, anything north of Watford is 'northern'.

woohooo Watford  Big thumbs up


User currently offline707CMF From France, joined Mar 2002, 4885 posts, RR: 29
Reply 20, posted (9 years 10 months 2 weeks 2 days 16 hours ago) and read 1473 times:

Okay. Now, Watford is not North. It is even in the South from my A41 point of view.

Aahh, Watford. Watford and it's Magic Roundabout.

Cheers,

707


User currently offlineUTA_flyinghigh From Tunisia, joined Oct 2001, 6495 posts, RR: 50
Reply 21, posted (9 years 10 months 2 weeks 2 days 16 hours ago) and read 1471 times:

Mushrooms grow at the center of it ?

UTA



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User currently offline707CMF From France, joined Mar 2002, 4885 posts, RR: 29
Reply 22, posted (9 years 10 months 2 weeks 2 days 16 hours ago) and read 1469 times:

Nope, that would be Schipol's magic roundabout

Cheers,

707


User currently offlinePilot kaz From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 23, posted (9 years 10 months 2 weeks 2 days 16 hours ago) and read 1466 times:

Actually the 'Magic roundabout' is in Hemel Hempstead, about 2 miles from me  Big grin

User currently offlineCPH-R From Denmark, joined May 2001, 6054 posts, RR: 3
Reply 24, posted (9 years 10 months 2 weeks 2 days 15 hours ago) and read 1460 times:

Nah, we've got the magic roundabout - there's only 1 entry & 1 exit(!). Apparently, they decided to make a road - and then they stopped once they had made the roundabout  Wow!

User currently offlineUTA_flyinghigh From Tunisia, joined Oct 2001, 6495 posts, RR: 50
Reply 25, posted (9 years 10 months 2 weeks 2 days 15 hours ago) and read 1461 times:

I would like to drive Tillie through that  Big grin

UTA



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