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Thread: 2 Minute Silence

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    2 Minute Silence

    Hi everyone.

    The 2 minute 'silence' on 11/11/11 at 11am is observed both nationally, and world-wide, as
    a mark of respect, and in remembrance, for those who gave their lives in defence of their country.

    In keeping with many other organisations we've decided to temporarily close the forum for the 2 minutes. It's a very short interlude in everyone's busy lives but gives us all a chance to reflect.

    Anyone trying to post or log in during that time will see a message advising them to return after
    the 2 minutes and will include the "Ode of Remembrance" as given below.

    Andy Murray is a supporter of the 'poppy' campaign on the website of The Royal British Legion - see photo below.

    Thank you.



    "They shall grow not old, as we that are left grow old.
    Age shall not weary them, nor the years condemn.
    At the going down of the sun and in the morning,
    We will remember them."

    The off-topic queen strikes again ...................

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    Re: 2 Minute Silence

    This is a reminder that the forum will be closed for 2 minutes today
    from the strike of Big Ben at 11.00 on 11/11/11.

    This reflects a 2 minute stoppage across all walks of life in the UK.
    There are some details here on the BBC website.
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    Re: 2 Minute Silence

    Thanks for arranging this on here as I'm sure the contribution is welcome.

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    Re: 2 Minute Silence

    Good stuff!
    Andy. Rafa. Milos. What's not to like?

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    Re: 2 Minute Silence

    Well done. Only just seen this...I came on for a few minutes after 11 0'clock and then not again until after 10.

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    Re: 2 Minute Silence

    Quote Originally Posted by sallydaisy View Post
    This is a reminder that the forum will be closed for 2 minutes today
    from the strike of Big Ben at 11.00 on 11/11/11.

    This reflects a 2 minute stoppage across all walks of life in the UK.
    There are some details here on the BBC website.
    Interesting info on the BBC website. As far as I could tell both main BBC channels carried on as usual. I could be wrong as I switched to Sky News.

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    Re: 2 Minute Silence

    BBC1 "covered" the 2 minutes silence, although it wasn't in the TV guide.

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    Re: 2 Minute Silence

    This is a reminder that the forum will be closed from 11.00 for 2 minutes today.
    The off-topic queen strikes again ...................

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