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Doc Lightning
GOLD Member since May 2001

Doc Lightning

HOP Mad Doctor
Location: San Francisco, CA, USA

Total posts: 13920
Posted:So south of London there's a place called Vauxhall.

Which to me is one of the coolest place names ever!

What cool place names do you like?


-Mike )'(
Certified Mad Doctor and HoP High Priest of Nutella

"A buckuht 'n a hooze!" -Valura

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ado-p
GOLD Member since May 2004

ado-p

Pirate Ninja
Location: Galway/Ireland

Total posts: 3882
Posted:Borris on Ossery is one of my personal Faves in ireland

Love is the law.

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elasta


elasta

addict
Location: wishing to be in Rio

Total posts: 645
Posted:i've always liked ouagadougou (capital of burkina faso)

there's nothing quite as fulfilling as a tasty airwrap

if you're full of sh!t, at least you're fertile

"we are all flowers growing in God's garden... and that is why he spreads the sh!t around" - David Byrne

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Kat
BRONZE Member since Dec 2000

Kat

Pooh-Bah
Location: London, Wales (UK)

Total posts: 2211
Posted:Kilcock - town in Co. Kildare, Eire

Come faeries, take me out of this dull world, for I would ride with you upon the wind and dance upon the mountains like a flame.

- W B Yeats

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Gnor
BRONZE Member since Mar 2003

Gnor

Carpal \'Tunnel
Location: Perth, Australia

Total posts: 5814
Posted:Innaloo
Doodleakine
Mt Hill


Is it the Truth?
Is it Fair to all concerned?
Will it build Goodwill and Better Friendships?
Will it be Beneficial to all concerned?

Im in a lonely battle with the world with a fish to match the chip on my shoulder. Gnu in Binnu in a cnu

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Dixie
GOLD Member since Mar 2005

Dixie

old hand
Location: Darkest Bedford., United Kingd...

Total posts: 740
Posted:Donkey Hole....

Its actually a hill or something between aldershot and farnborough.


Important Notice.
Can be found elsewhere.

This signiture has malfunctioned and can currently display no information. This matter will be rectified shortly.

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Dressed in Black
BRONZE Member since Feb 2005

Dressed in Black

A Fire Inside
Location: portsmouth and sometimes oxfor...

Total posts: 191
Posted:tokers green - reading -uk

and the highest point in cornwall is called brown willy!!!


::: I LiKe pLeAsUrE sPiKeD wItH pAiN - MuSiC iS mY aErOpLaNe :::

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=Flashpoint=
SILVER Member since Sep 2004

=Flashpoint=

Pasta of Muppets
Location: in the interwebs..., United Ki...

Total posts: 2719
Posted:Torpenhow Hill - Courtesy of Terry Pratchett...

It means, in various olde english languages "Hillhillhill Hill"


ohmygodlaserbeamspewpewpew!
ubbrollsmileubbrollsmileubbrollsmileubbrollsmile

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tainted


tainted

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Location: London

Total posts: 422
Posted:Theres a place near where Im from called Ballyboegy..... That gives me the giggles somethhimes

There are no stupid questions, only stupid answers...

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alien_oddity


alien_oddity

Carpal \'Tunnel
Location: in the trees

Total posts: 7193
Posted:there's a place i been a few times on an army range in thetford ,norfolk (ENGLAND) called smokers hole!!!!

and yes.....
it IS on the map ubblol


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alien_oddity

Carpal \'Tunnel
Location: in the trees

Total posts: 7193
Posted:there's also whymondham (pronounced whyn dam)

funnyest thing was on a train back to good ol' norwich an american woman was telling her kid they were in why. mond.ham


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alien_oddity


alien_oddity

Carpal \'Tunnel
Location: in the trees

Total posts: 7193
Posted:oh....... and its said nor, rich not nor, wich

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Captain_Hi_Top
BRONZE Member since Apr 2005

Captain_Hi_Top

addict
Location: North Shore, New Zealand

Total posts: 529
Posted:well here there is a place called Daggafontein (dagga is a local word for pot

Why does Superman stop bullets with his chest, but ducks when you throw
a revolver at him?

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Shu
BRONZE Member since Apr 2005

Shu

Retro Fyre Wizzard
Location: Pietermaritzburg (KZN), South ...

Total posts: 538
Posted:i like the town of hotashell (hot-as-hell)... except in summer!



There is also a 'Zulu clan nammed' town called Maphumulo, which basically translates to 'place of rest'



The ultimate tho, is the little farm town of:

tweebuffelsmeteenskootmosdoodgeskietfontien

twee=2; buffels=buffalo; met=with; een=1; skoot=bullet; mosdood=really dead; geskiet=shot; fontein=spring!

*alot of afrikaans places end with fontein, to do with water, as they were all built near water sources. This place some bloke shot 2 buffalo with one bullet, and hence the name! I don't think there's a place in the world with a longer name!


Regards hug

Shu
(Ice-E FyreStorm - Group Manager & Performer)

You know those people your parentals warned you about?... I'M ONE OF THEM! ubbloco
Yes, i do bite!!

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Captain_Hi_Top
BRONZE Member since Apr 2005

Captain_Hi_Top

addict
Location: North Shore, New Zealand

Total posts: 529
Posted:try this a place called Flagstaff or Threesisters
no jokes


Why does Superman stop bullets with his chest, but ducks when you throw
a revolver at him?

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Cloudscape
SILVER Member since Aug 2004

Cloudscape

Member
Location: Dublin, Ireland

Total posts: 62
Posted:There's a town in Ireland called Muff

Remember what the doormouse said

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ed209


ed209

Ed: geek, staffer, past participle
Location: London, UK

Total posts: 122
Posted:My Irish friend reliably informs me that Muff is on the coast and therefore has a diving centre....

Loughborough - not so funny, but once heard an Ozzie ask for directions to Loo-ga-ba-roo-ga...


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Captain_Hi_Top
BRONZE Member since Apr 2005

Captain_Hi_Top

addict
Location: North Shore, New Zealand

Total posts: 529
Posted:listen to this one:Nobber its in Donegal, Ireland

Why does Superman stop bullets with his chest, but ducks when you throw
a revolver at him?

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MrConfused
BRONZE Member since Jan 2002

MrConfused

addict
Location: I wish I knew, United Kingdom

Total posts: 529
Posted:Muckle Flugga, northern shetland. My surname comes from a place not too far away; thank god my ancestors decided not to move to the city!

If you're not confused, you're not thinking about things hard enough.

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MrConfused
BRONZE Member since Jan 2002

MrConfused

addict
Location: I wish I knew, United Kingdom

Total posts: 529
Posted:For those in the UK

If you're not confused, you're not thinking about things hard enough.

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AnotherPyro


AnotherPyro

newbie
Location: Sydney

Total posts: 18
Posted:I always liked :

Bobbin Heads
Fanny Cove
Tin-Can Bay

And one that even Billy Connelly has heard of......
Beaver.
And Beaver Liquior.

We loved that one back in the school days.

Try this for some fun:
http://board.jokaroo.com/archive/t-17268.html


Ahhhh Life.......So many wonderful shades of grey.

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Faberg
GOLD Member since Aug 2003

veteran
Location: Dublin, Ireland

Total posts: 1459
Posted:ubblol i haven't laughed so much in at least a month ubblol

here, check these out

ubbrollsmile


My mind not only wanders, it sometimes leaves completely smile

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anaiya
BRONZE Member since Apr 2005

newbie
Location: , USA

Total posts: 9
Posted:MICHIGAN has some great ones:
We have a:

a town called Hell
a town called Climax
a town called Banghor (which I like to pronounce like bang her)

and everyone's fave: Exit 69- Big Beaver Road (I'm NOT kidding!)

I teach Spanish- and my students' fave is always- Lake Titicaca!

FUN QUESTION :-)


Aroha!-
Anaiya

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anaiya
BRONZE Member since Apr 2005

newbie
Location: , USA

Total posts: 9
Posted:We also have KALAMAZOO!

I live near Cement City!

My students (high school) are now voting and going nuts...one says he thinks "CHATAHOOCHIE" is good.

There's a "GOOD CHEER" In Nebraska in the middle of cows and cornfields.

ubblol


Aroha!-
Anaiya

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Doc Lightning
GOLD Member since May 2001

Doc Lightning

HOP Mad Doctor
Location: San Francisco, CA, USA

Total posts: 13920
Posted:Written by: anaiya

and everyone's fave: Exit 69- Big Beaver Road (I'm NOT kidding!)




ubblol

I can vouch for it. Big Beaver Road is Quarton road west of Woodward Ave. However, when it hits I-75 it is, indeed Exit 69.

Also, Ann Arbor has a Hiscock street. It intersects Gott (german for God) St. A friend of mine (who is gay, by coincidence) lives on the corner of Gott and Hiscock.


-Mike )'(
Certified Mad Doctor and HoP High Priest of Nutella

"A buckuht 'n a hooze!" -Valura

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Doc Lightning
GOLD Member since May 2001

Doc Lightning

HOP Mad Doctor
Location: San Francisco, CA, USA

Total posts: 13920
Posted:There's an Atlantic, IA. It could just as well be called "Pacific." Also there's a Clive, IA. It's just outside of Des Moines.

-Mike )'(
Certified Mad Doctor and HoP High Priest of Nutella

"A buckuht 'n a hooze!" -Valura

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ed209


ed209

Ed: geek, staffer, past participle
Location: London, UK

Total posts: 122
Posted:Written by: anaiya

MICHIGAN has some great ones:
We have a:

a town called Hell



Michigan's fairly northerly isn't it?

So wouldn't this town called Hell have frozen over at some point? smile


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Doc Lightning
GOLD Member since May 2001

Doc Lightning

HOP Mad Doctor
Location: San Francisco, CA, USA

Total posts: 13920
Posted:Which is why you never hear me use that metaphor...

I generally refer to flying porcine mammals...


-Mike )'(
Certified Mad Doctor and HoP High Priest of Nutella

"A buckuht 'n a hooze!" -Valura

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Noddy


Noddy

Toe Poking Bad Boy
Location: Lake District UK

Total posts: 2865
Posted:i live near a street called boon town

Remember.........YOU LOSE!!!

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Mand
SILVER Member since Oct 2003

Mand

Keeper of the Spitfire
Location: Calgary Canada

Total posts: 2317
Posted:In north east England, I grew up near a place called 'Pity Me'.
And my gran lives next to a place called 'No Place'.


Lets steal a spaceship and head for the sun, and shoot the stars with a lemonade ray gun.

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Pele
BRONZE Member since Dec 2000

Pele

the henna lady
Location: WNY, USA

Total posts: 6193
Posted:Written by: Stevo McDugle --T/A-Ruffus

try this a place called Flagstaff or Threesisters
no jokes



There's Flagstaff in Arizona.

In the fun to confuse people with category we have

Skaneatales (pro: Skinny-atlas)
Gononondaga
Chittnengo (pro: Sh!t-nen-go)

and who can forget the ever favorite..

Lake Titicaca ubblol


Pele
Higher, higher burning fire...making music like a choir
"Oooh look! A pub!" -exclaimed after recovering from a stupid fall
"And for the decadence of art, nothing beats a roaring fire." -TMK

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