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      11-10-2011, 12:58 PM   #1
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Dartford

Anybody got a good word to say about Dartford?
Went there today to pick-up a parcel.
Oh! what a dump! Thought towns like that were up the NE or NW!
It had of course a lustrous past. In the area was Fraser & Chalmers, Vickers: J & E Hall and not forgetting the Dartford Warbler! All now long gone!

Anybody got a good word?
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      11-10-2011, 01:06 PM   #2
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It's a fackin dump. Tilbury town is worse.

Another place which is not nice is Basildump.
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I'll try not to take offence being from the NW
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Sorry rogerxd, did'nt mean to offend those living in the NE & NW, but it's just that down here, there is a notion that above the Watford Gap things tend to go downhill a little.

But it's not so. There are certainly depressed areas down South, which are not usually shown on TV & the newspapers. I would say mostly along the Thames estuary.

But for political reasons, no doubt, there will not be much cash available for regeneration down South! We have it soooo good!
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I'll try not to take offence being from the NW
Your in the midlands you clown
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Hasn't it suffered like many UK towns due to the opening of a big out of town shooping centre?
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Don't know what's worse, being accused of being a Midlander or living in the slums of NW
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Anybody got a good word to say about Dartford?
Oh! what a dump! Thought towns like that were up the NE or NW!
Don't worry, there plenty of places around the NW far worst than Dartford mate.
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Stayed in Wembley in the summer, feck me what a shithole.
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Proper holes near there Will, Neasden and Willsden to name a couple.
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Hull needs a mention. Was truly shocked when I last visited.
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Hull stinks doesn't it!
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Hull needs a mention. Was truly shocked when I last visited.
That really, really horny girlfriend I had in 2003-2004 went to university in Hull. I wonder if that's what caused it.
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