Amusing postcodes

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Charles Morgan mentioned a while ago that The Oriental Club's postcode used to be W1N 0ES, until it was changed by a humourless Royal Mail.

Meanwhile, I can't help sniggering at the fact the Kensington Palace is lumbered with W8 4PU. No wonder its inhabitants can seem a bit constipated at times...
Does anyone else know of any amusing or appropriate (genuine) postcodes?
 

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On a related note (well, sort of) I once had an elderly tenant who was a postbox spotter.

He could tell you the style of the postbox at various locations.

He told me about the postbox on "The Green" close to me and about 10 miles from where he lived - shape, features, style etc.

Was he right - you bet.

And yes, he was single ;).
 

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I believe that the BBC / Radio 1 have W1N 4DJ at Great Portland Street
 

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Well at least postcodes can't be mis-spaced to make them look like something they are clearly not.
 

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I believe that the BBC / Radio 1 have W1N 4DJ at Great Portland Street

I seem to remember Chris Evans' show on R1 in the mid 90s used to announce this postcode. I don't recall the first part as strongly but '4DJ' was definitely the second part.
 

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I always like this one. Not a UK Postcode but amusing all the same

V4G 1N4

edit: I see Moonloops got there first....
 

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Not a postcode but a place. (DJ pushed my memory button)

Keynsham spelt K-E-Y-N-S-H-A-M. Horace Batchelor flogging a pools system on Lucky Luxemburg 208 meters Medium Wave.
Sobell Transistor radio under the bedcovers with an earplug after being told to go to sleep by Mum. Ah the rebeliousness of it.
Sorry Mum.

Younger members wont have a scoob what I'm on about.
 

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Not a postcode but a place. (DJ pushed my memory button)

Keynsham spelt K-E-Y-N-S-H-A-M. Horace Batchelor flogging a pools system on Lucky Luxemburg 208 meters Medium Wave.
Sobell Transistor radio under the bedcovers with an earplug after being told to go to sleep by Mum. Ah the rebeliousness of it.
Sorry Mum.

Younger members wont have a scoob what I'm on about.


S&H Pink stamps, S&H Pink stamps!.........
 

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on Lucky Luxemburg 208 meters Medium Wave.
Sobell Transistor radio under the bedcovers with an earplug after being told to go to sleep by Mum. Ah the rebeliousness of it.
Sorry Mum.

Younger members wont have a scoob what I'm on about.

Youth of today don't know what any of the following are usually:

Floppy disks
Vinyl or associated speeds
Cassette
MW / LW

...and struggle to send faxes and write cheques.

I feel old I'm 35...
 

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Youth of today don't know what any of the following are usually:

Floppy disks
Vinyl or associated speeds
Cassette
MW / LW

...and struggle to send faxes and write cheques.

I feel old I'm 35...

Carbon paper.
Correctine.
Oblique stroke.
Writing Pad.
Banda Machine.
Thank you letters.
Dolly Blue.
Proser.
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All gone.

But "Pegging Out" is making a come back. Its green you know.
 
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To bring it back on course, here are a few personalised postcodes, where the final two letters have been tailored to an organisation:

EH99 1SP - Scottish Parliament
SW1H 0TL - Transport for London
E16 1XL - The ExCeL Centre

Not particularly amusing, but appropriate. :)

Oh, and ensure Santa receives all those Christmas letters, he also has his own (non-compliant) postcode: SAN TA1.
 

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Youth of today don't know what any of the following are usually:

Floppy disks
Vinyl or associated speeds
Cassette
MW / LW

...and struggle to send faxes and write cheques.

I feel old I'm 35...

Floppy disks? We use loads of them - manufacturing controllers and PLCs love them:) Wretched things...
 

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Laigh Road Newton Mearns Glasgow G77 5EX
Henny Road, Bures CO8 5EX
Washington Close, Lancaster, LA1 5EX
There's quite a few 5EX ones
Malton Avenue, SL1 4QU

 

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Floppy disks? We use loads of them - manufacturing controllers and PLCs love them:) Wretched things...

They are still used by our UK Mail / Business Post PC for transferring something.

I tried to convert to using USB but the operators struggled.

God knows why - different drive letter is the only difference.

I still keep them in my drawer as within the last year/18 months I had to rebuild a camera PC with just DOS (using 98SE) and needed one for that.

Find someone under 20 and show them one - then see what they think it is...
 

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