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tuzilla
Tuzilla  (Level: 134.2 - Posts: 3779)
Mon, 25th May '09 11:50 AM

IN CASE YOU MISSED IT

A few hours ago, 12:00pm GMT to be precise, the annual Cheese Roll at Cooper's Hill in Gloucestershire, UK took place. Leave it to the Brits to upstage our holiday in the U.S. Guess I'll have a grilled cheese sandwich.

koota
Koota  (Level: 181.9 - Posts: 2104)
Mon, 25th May '09 12:16 PM

Cheese roll? Is this one large cheese or many small cheeses? Gouda? Cheddar?

Is it on YouTube yet?

I say, any excuse to celebrate! We can memorialize our veterans and roll cheese too!

lodi
Lodi  (Level: 98.8 - Posts: 2144)
Mon, 25th May '09 12:31 PM

We don't need no stinking cheese to celebrate! (pun intended)

tuzilla
Tuzilla  (Level: 134.2 - Posts: 3779)
Mon, 25th May '09 9:50 PM

Couldn't find a 2009 video, but here is a 2008 copy.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=acKVNw2FaHQ

surreyman
Surreyman  (Level: 261.1 - Posts: 2770)
Tue, 26th May '09 4:40 AM

Well, Tuz, yesterday was a Brit Bank Holiday too - sorry if our dawn arrived before yours!
The cheese is traditionally a large complete Double Gloucester ('Gloster' in proper English!).
It's a suicidal affair. The cheeses can reach 70 mph. The hill is very, very steep. Broken limbs come as normal!

oldcougar
Oldcougar  (Level: 220.4 - Posts: 1935)
Tue, 26th May '09 5:05 AM

Who says the British are stuffy? Crazy blokes, is more like it, though I do admire them

m48ortal
M48ortal  (Level: 251.5 - Posts: 3742)
Tue, 26th May '09 6:40 AM

If we combine the Cheese Roll with Running with the Bulls, we can end the day with a cheesburger grill-out.


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