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What about the pyramids???

Discussion in 'CycleChat Cafe' started by Maggot, 31 Mar 2008.

  1. Maggot

    Maggot Star of BBC 5Lives Ballot Box Brigade

    Location:
    Cheddar
    A cunning Egyptian tourist ploy, whaddyathink:biggrin:
     
  2. Definitely. I think they're made of Lego and are much smaller than they look in the pictures.:biggrin:
     
  3. Keith Oates

    Keith Oates Janner

    I thiink they were inverted graves but over the years erosion has made them stick up in the air!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
     
  4. 4F

    4F Active member of Helmets Are Sh*t Lobby

    Location:
    Suffolk.
    I would have thought more duplo to lego as the bricks are bigger.
     
  5. No. As I say, they're smaller than they look. It's so they can move them around Egypt and spread the tourist money around a bit.
     
  6. Blue

    Blue Legendary Member

    Location:
    Cyprus
    I did a Nile cruise 22 years ago. The pyramids at Giza were awesome.

    Every time I see the belt of Orion in the night sky I recall that trip, which was a once in a lifetime experience.
     
  7. tdr1nka

    tdr1nka Taking the biscuit

    The pyramids are at least 25 years old, I can confirm this because I visited Ciro and(Diamond)Giza when I was 13.
     
  8. Dave5N

    Dave5N Über Member

    How old are you now?


    :biggrin:
     
  9. Elmer Fudd

    Elmer Fudd Miserable Old Bar Steward

    Well I lived within a stones throw of the Giza Pyramids when working in Egypt. I have several small "pyramid rocks" (like moon rock, but closer to home !) for sale if you're interested ?
    The light show was well worth it but the chinese just outside the gates for my carryout was a let down. No Spare Ribs !! bummer....
     
  10. EmGee DK

    EmGee DK New Member

    Location:
    127.0.0.1
    The pyramids are a legend ... an urban myth... like the badger
     
  11. Fnaar

    Fnaar Smutmaster General

    Location:
    Thumberland
    The 'mids were put there by the freemasons.... :biggrin:
     
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  12. I thought it was the Toblerone factory :biggrin:
     
  13. simonali

    simonali Über Member

    Location:
    Wiltshire
    Why once in a lifetime? Did you go there in a hot air balloon piloted by Alfred Hitchcock and his faithful sidekick Bruce Lee, which means it can't be repeated?
     
  14. simonali

    simonali Über Member

    Location:
    Wiltshire
    I'd quite like to see the pyramids, but I only want to go there on a day trip and take my own jam sandwiches and weak lemon drink. This is coz everyone I know who's been to Egypt got terrible trotskys and spent half their holiday alternating their arse between the toilet bowl and a bucket of iced water!
     
  15. Andy in Sig

    Andy in Sig Vice President in Exile

    I reckon they got the plans wrong and built the rooves first and then found that they were too heavy to jack up while they put the walls in.