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Tuzilla  (Level: 144.6 - Posts: 3839)
Mon, 25th May '09 11:50 AM


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  (Level: 187.3 - Posts: 2114)
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  (Level: 106.0 - Posts: 2144)
Mon, 25th May '09 12:31 PM

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

Tuzilla  (Level: 144.6 - Posts: 3839)
Mon, 25th May '09 9:50 PM

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

Surreyman  (Level: 272.2 - Posts: 2771)
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  (Level: 228.1 - 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  (Level: 261.7 - Posts: 3826)
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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