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    Guess where

    I thought it might be fun to post a pic of a watch with something iconic in the background. I will kick off with this one.

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    Place de Concorde?

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    Quote Originally Posted by RustyBin5 View Post
    Place de Concorde?
    Get that man a Perrier

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    Good thread I'll play
    Not a great picture but we'll see how it goes!!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Peter franks View Post
    Good thread I'll play
    Not a great picture but we'll see how it goes!!!

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    Alcatraz?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Robsmck View Post
    I thought it might be fun to post a pic of a watch with something iconic in the background. I will kick off with this one.
    Blackpool?

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    Quote Originally Posted by RustyBin5 View Post
    Place de Concorde?
    Quote Originally Posted by Robsmck View Post
    Get that man a Perrier
    A glass of fizzy water is all he deserves. The picture was taken from Place Joffre.

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    Quote Originally Posted by SimonK View Post
    A glass of fizzy water is all he deserves. The picture was taken from Place Joffre.
    Close enough for me

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    Here's one that's a little more tricky. Local knowledge would help.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Robsmck View Post
    Here's one that's a little more tricky. Local knowledge would help.

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    Harland and Wolf Yard?

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    Guess where

    Aye looks like approach to Belfast harbor. I’m guessing on a P&O ferry from Cairnryan

    Guess I should post one

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sinnlover View Post
    Harland and Wolf Yard?
    It's posh now and called "Titanic Quarter" but basically yes.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Peter franks View Post
    Good thread I'll play
    Not a great picture but we'll see how it goes!!!

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    Struggling with this one. First instinct was Dubrovnik or similar - it has that kind of feel

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    Does nobody leave Exif data in these days?

    Is the idea that whoever guesses right posts the next one, or is it a free for all?

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    Quote Originally Posted by RustyBin5 View Post
    Struggling with this one. First instinct was Dubrovnik or similar - it has that kind of feel
    I also initially thought Croatia, it's not Zadar or Trogir.
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    Could it be Split?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Peter franks View Post
    Yeah, I'm going to say Split.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Robsmck View Post
    It's posh now and called "Titanic Quarter" but basically yes.

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    Isn't that 'Goliath' in the background.

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    Here's one of mine, try to be fairly precise.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Wallasey Runner View Post
    Isn't that 'Goliath' in the background.
    One of the pair, honestly not sure which one.

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    Quote Originally Posted by RustyBin5 View Post
    Struggling with this one. First instinct was Dubrovnik or similar - it has that kind of feel
    Venice?


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    Quote Originally Posted by Mr Curta View Post
    Yeah, I'm going to say Split.
    Split... well done guys. I thought it may be too obscure

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    Quote Originally Posted by RustyBin5 View Post
    ...Guess I should post one...

    Portpatrick, I think. Haven't been for ages!
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    Quote Originally Posted by jwg663 View Post
    Portpatrick, I think. Haven't been for ages!
    Correct!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mr Curta View Post
    Here's one of mine, try to be fairly precise.

    I’ll have a stab at Cusco. So many locations it could be though

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    Quote Originally Posted by RustyBin5 View Post
    I’ll have a stab at Cusco. So many locations it could be though
    Yes, it's Sacsayhuamán on the outskirts of Cusco.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Mr Curta View Post
    Yes, it's Sacsayhuamán on the outskirts of Cusco.
    Isn’t that where they have that wall with an enormous stone with many angles?
    'Against stupidity, the gods themselves struggle in vain' - Schiller.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Saint-Just View Post
    Isn’t that where they have that wall with an enormous stone with many angles?
    Yeah, it's bloody amazing.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Mr Curta View Post
    Yeah, I'm going to say Split.
    What, a third each Zodar, Trogir and Dubrovnik (isn’t that a drink?)

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mr Curta View Post
    Plaza de la Revolución Havana -Jose Marti
    I was there just last year
    Havana by biglewie, on Flickr
    Last edited by lewie; 5th June 2021 at 20:26.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Caruso View Post
    One of the old gunforts overlooking The Needles, IOW?

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    Quote Originally Posted by lewie View Post

    Brooklyn Bridge?

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    Quote Originally Posted by lewie View Post
    Plaza de la Revolución Havana -Jose Marti
    I was there just last year
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    Excellent idea for a thread! Will start digging.

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    Quote Originally Posted by 11erv View Post


    Golden gate bridge?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mr Curta View Post
    Nicely refurbished flat of 2 newlyweds, in Downing St.

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    Quote Originally Posted by TBKBABAB View Post
    Nicely refurbished flat of 2 newlyweds, in Downing St.


    Last edited by Mr Curta; 24th June 2021 at 23:17.
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    I'll give you a clue. It ain't Barcelona...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mr Curta View Post
    I'll give you a clue. It ain't Barcelona...

    Salar de Uyuni?

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    Quote Originally Posted by rodia77 View Post
    Salar de Uyuni?
    Aiii

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    Let my first entry be this, then.


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    Quote Originally Posted by rodia77 View Post
    Let my first entry be this, then.
    I'll have a go with Iguaçu.
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    Quote Originally Posted by TBKBABAB View Post
    Brooklyn Bridge?
    Spot on

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    Quote Originally Posted by earlofsodbury View Post
    One of the old gunforts overlooking The Needles, IOW?
    Well done! Needles Battery indeed, but it's the old rocket test facility rather than the gun emplacements.

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