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    David Steele - Northants and England Cricketer.
    David Steele - Guitarist with The Beat and Fine Young Cannibals.
    David Steel - Nitwit leader of the Liberal Party in the 70's.

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    Quote Originally Posted by zaremba View Post
    Explain please?
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    Quote Originally Posted by zaremba View Post
    Explain please?
    I claim creative license

    http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0169102/
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lagaan

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    Ah. Never seen it. I have to say it did cross my mind as I posted my request for clarification. Is it worth watching btw?


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    Quote Originally Posted by zaremba View Post
    Ah. Never seen it. I have to say it did cross my mind as I posted my request for clarification. Is it worth watching btw?
    It was nominated for an Academy award. Worth a watch if you can spare 3 hours plus.

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    Quote Originally Posted by G.I.Joe View Post
    It was nominated for an Academy award. Worth a watch if you can spare 3 hours plus.
    ... and now I know the ending...

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    Quote Originally Posted by zaremba View Post
    ... and now I know the ending...
    The butler may spare a sigh of relief.

    Anyone would have seen the six coming to be honest.

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    Richard Dickinson - CW celebrity
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    Ian Bell - Either a English Test number 3 or a Scottish Jazz muscian who died in 2004 (thanks Wiki )

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    Matthew Elliott - Former Australian Test opener and Rugby League coach who now coaches the Penrith Panthers - both pretty ordinary IMO.
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    Cameron White - Australian "spinner"
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    Mate, that guy has two first-class hundreds. Come on.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Neil Pickup View Post
    Mate, that guy has two first-class hundreds. Come on.


    His highest score in tests is higher than mine

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