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Sir_Sheep
Sir_Sheep

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Location: Chester, UK
Member Since: 1st Mar 2003
Total posts: 725
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Lone tree on a hill. Do they really exist?

Flid and myself have been having a discussion over the last few months regarding these elusive natural phenomenen. I think that they do. Flid being the eternally cynical one, has stated that he's never seen one and that every image available is false, made up, or just painted.

So, you wonderful HoPpers, do you have any physical evidence of these trees? Photos, locations, descriptions?

Please, prove me right!


Spoiling Christmas for small children since 2003.

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Carpal \'Tunnel
Location: Warwickshire
Member Since: 27th Aug 2002
Total posts: 3136
Posted:you missed the rules:

1) Must be the only thing on the hill, with grass around, so no bushes, hedges etc
2) Must be big and impressive (not a sapling)
3) Must be a hill, not a plateau on a hill
4) If it's on a ridge, it must be the only thing for a long way


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polythene
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Location: London/ Surrey
Member Since: 15th May 2003
Total posts: 1359
Posted:ubblol You two are great... don't ever change! biggrin

The optimist claims that we are living in the best of all possible worlds.
The pessimist fears this is true.

Always make time to play in the snow.

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polythene
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Location: London/ Surrey
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Posted:How's this one? http://www.acclaimimages.com/_gallery/_pages/0015-0411-0611-1401.html


The optimist claims that we are living in the best of all possible worlds.
The pessimist fears this is true.

Always make time to play in the snow.

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Sir_Sheep
Sir_Sheep

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Location: Chester, UK
Member Since: 1st Mar 2003
Total posts: 725
Posted:That suits me, I'll wait to get flid's verification though before I start celebrating!

Spoiling Christmas for small children since 2003.

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polythene
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Location: London/ Surrey
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Posted:It followed all the fussy one's rules and everyfink...

The optimist claims that we are living in the best of all possible worlds.
The pessimist fears this is true.

Always make time to play in the snow.

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UVBubbles
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Member Since: 26th Sep 2004
Total posts: 15
Posted:I used to have a tree house in a lone tree on a hill where I lived. (I didn't live in the treehouse btw, the hill formed the main part of our back garden/field type jobbie) Is that too technically adcvanced to count? There were't any bushes or anything, although there were quite often sheep on the hill. I'm guessing it's loner status is quite diminished? Still, I'd rather be a lone tree with mobile friends than a tree with no friends at all!

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Mint Sauce
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Location: Lancs England
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Posted:
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it kind a looks up hill




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before i met those lot i thought they'd be a bunch of dreadlocked hippies that smoked, set things on fire ,and drank a lot of tea but then when i met them....oh wait (PyroWill)

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Carpal \'Tunnel
Location: Warwickshire
Member Since: 27th Aug 2002
Total posts: 3136
Posted:what do you mean I don't change? I changed my trousers this morning!

Polythene: Excellent first attempt, but I can tell you're an amateur. Whats out of shot? I can't see the whole hill there. That's also not the original, I have no idea whether it's been doctored or not.

UVBubbles: Excellent. I remember such hills too, but I can't verify they were real or not. Photos please smile

Rule 5: If I can't see it in person, I want a photograph showing the whole hill, in good resolution which hasn't been altered. I'll look at arial photos if I have to!


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Carpal \'Tunnel
Location: Warwickshire
Member Since: 27th Aug 2002
Total posts: 3136
Posted:Mint Sauce: Excellent, but can't see the rest. It looks like the top of a valley, which isn't really a hill. There's already a rule about ridges smile

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flid
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Carpal \'Tunnel
Location: Warwickshire
Member Since: 27th Aug 2002
Total posts: 3136
Posted:There's gotta be a reason why a tree could survive on a hill on it's own. It's open to the elements, if its somewhere where a tree can grow other stuff will too. Either the area has changed since the tree took shape, or it's just weird. And I don't want a weird tree, I want a nice one, to sit under.

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UVBubbles
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Member Since: 26th Sep 2004
Total posts: 15
Posted:How come your allowed to add new rules? You'll just keep doing that so we'll never win won't you?

I'm gonna trawl through my mums old photo albums next time I see her and proove you wrong!

xx


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flid
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Carpal \'Tunnel
Location: Warwickshire
Member Since: 27th Aug 2002
Total posts: 3136
Posted:cool smile

Because they're my rules. I've never done it on the internet before, it's only ever been with people in the flesh <insert smutt here>

I only said they don't exist once, I'm sure many do, but they're much more rare than media would have us beleive. I want to see some, and I want to visit them smile


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Mint Sauce
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Posted:
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yes yes i know its not atop a hill

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before i met those lot i thought they'd be a bunch of dreadlocked hippies that smoked, set things on fire ,and drank a lot of tea but then when i met them....oh wait (PyroWill)

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Mint Sauce
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Location: Lancs England
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Posted:There is a place called one tree hill but they have built a monument next to the tree so it dosent count if i went and pulled the stupid piller down do i winn????

before i met those lot i thought they'd be a bunch of dreadlocked hippies that smoked, set things on fire ,and drank a lot of tea but then when i met them....oh wait (PyroWill)

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Mint Sauce
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Posted:THINK I HAVE A WINNER?????






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before i met those lot i thought they'd be a bunch of dreadlocked hippies that smoked, set things on fire ,and drank a lot of tea but then when i met them....oh wait (PyroWill)

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polythene
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Location: London/ Surrey
Member Since: 15th May 2003
Total posts: 1359
Posted:Ooh, you're finickety!
Grr... what about
this one?
or this?
this?
please?
aw, c'mon!!


The optimist claims that we are living in the best of all possible worlds.
The pessimist fears this is true.

Always make time to play in the snow.

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Sir_Sheep
Sir_Sheep

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Location: Chester, UK
Member Since: 1st Mar 2003
Total posts: 725
Posted:(Claiming my laptop back but can't be arsed to log in)

They're all good, but need the rest of the hill guys!


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Mint Sauce
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Location: Lancs England
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Posted:ok ok Im not posting any moor picts unless I find a great one

I think the reason you dont find then that often is that
1 no often nuts and seeds role uphill
2 as soon as it drops a nut *spingggggg* new tree
3 its dam hard to grow top a hill.


But if one dose get a foot hold no reason for it to grow to maturity


before i met those lot i thought they'd be a bunch of dreadlocked hippies that smoked, set things on fire ,and drank a lot of tea but then when i met them....oh wait (PyroWill)

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Mint Sauce
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Posted:how far out do you want you dont even find paintings that far out to dull the rouls you set are to strict its like asking for a lone poi person yeh there out ther but if you move far enough away you will allways find another

before i met those lot i thought they'd be a bunch of dreadlocked hippies that smoked, set things on fire ,and drank a lot of tea but then when i met them....oh wait (PyroWill)

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Mint Sauce
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Location: Lancs England
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Posted:eg your never spinning alone hug hug hug



ok ok lone tree on hill and you cann see all of the hill just grass as you asked (te he sniggers to self)




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before i met those lot i thought they'd be a bunch of dreadlocked hippies that smoked, set things on fire ,and drank a lot of tea but then when i met them....oh wait (PyroWill)

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Sir_Sheep
Sir_Sheep

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Location: Chester, UK
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Total posts: 725
Posted:Thats a fantastic pic (and it's the REAL Sir_Sheep posting this).

I'll point this out to flid when he's finished CounterStriking (boys and their toys, eh? rolleyes rolleyes


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stroo
stroo

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Location: oxford, england, uk
Member Since: 23rd Feb 2003
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Posted:teehee!! pah! what type of hill do call that?! pathetic if you ask me wink

Livin' on dreams and custard creams

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NYC
NYC

NYC
Location: NYC, NY, USA
Member Since: 26th Aug 2001
Total posts: 9232
Posted:
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Well, shall we go?
Yes, let's go.
[They do not move.]

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NYC
NYC

NYC
Location: NYC, NY, USA
Member Since: 26th Aug 2001
Total posts: 9232
Posted:Ahhh memories of High School....


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Written by:
One Tree Hill

by U2
We turn away to face the cold, enduring chill
As the day begs the night for mercy, love.

A sun so bright it leaves no shadows
Only scars carved into stone on the face of earth.

The moon is up and over One Tree Hill
We see the sun go down in your eyes.

You run like a river on to the sea
You run like a river runs to the sea.

And in the world, a heart of darkness, a fire-zone
Where poets speak their heart then bleed for it

Jara sang, his song a weapon in the hands of love.
You know his blood still cries from the ground.

It runs like a river runs to the sea.
It runs like a river to the sea.

I don't believe in painted roses or bleeding hearts
While bullets rape the night of the merciful.

I'll see you again when the stars fall from the sky
And the moon has turned red over One Tree Hill.

We run like a river runs to the sea
We run like a river to the sea.

And when it's rainin', rainin' hard
That's when the rain will break a heart.

Rainin', rainin' in your heart
Rainin' in your heart.
Rainin', rain into your heart
Rainin', rainin', rainin'
Rain into your heart.
Rainin', ooh, rain in your heart, yeah.
Feel it.

Oh great ocean
Oh great sea
Run to the ocean
Run to the sea.





Well, shall we go?
Yes, let's go.
[They do not move.]

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Psycho_lemming
Psycho_lemming

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Location: Scotland
Member Since: 16th Jul 2004
Total posts: 15
Posted:i was just thinking of one tree hill..... biggrin

Fear leads to anger; anger leads to hate; hate leads to suffering...

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ImmortalAngel
Scientist!
Location: Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
Member Since: 19th Jan 2004
Total posts: 578
Posted:I don't have a picture, but I have one that beats all pictures so far! biggrin
My bro may have the picture but it was really incredible.
It was on the top of the hill, the sun was setting, the entire field and hill leading up to it were snow covered, and the sun was setting right into the tree. The limbs spread out just enough to cover the edges of the sun so it looked like the tree was hugging the sun.


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flid
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Carpal \'Tunnel
Location: Warwickshire
Member Since: 27th Aug 2002
Total posts: 3136
Posted:ImmortalAngel: what was the hill called? I'll find a map smile

NYC: I thought you still went to highschool? wink

Mint Sauce: You're winning so far, but stroo is right - that is a really crap hill! smile


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Silvur
Silvur

sumthin sumin smmnm....
Location: home sweet home
Member Since: 4th Sep 2003
Total posts: 372
Posted:hey, NYC, i've been to the top of that hill!! at the bottom of that hill, whole bunch of ppl have taken big chuncks of rock and spelled out they're names and stuff, so when your at the top looking down, you can see all these names spelled of lava rock!

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coleman
coleman

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Location: lunn dunn, yoo kay
Member Since: 29th Aug 2002
Total posts: 7330
Posted:i went to a party in the lake district at my friend jemma's farm last year and there was a tree on top of a hill there.

i can't remember what the farm was called but i remember it well cos her dad took me on a flight in a microlite on the sunday morning cos it was my birthday and i saw the tree on top of the hill from the air.
granted, i had had lucy for breakfast that day but i swear all that was real ubbloco

as well as a lone tree on a hill, they also had many cows and even some electric fences which make your body and brain go *BOOF* when you touch them.


cole. x


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i come to 'dis cafe quite a lot myself.
they do porridge."
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polythene
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Posted:The second on in that list I posted showed empty grass for bloody miles around it you arguementative little....

The optimist claims that we are living in the best of all possible worlds.
The pessimist fears this is true.

Always make time to play in the snow.

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