How lucky am I!! I have a large white swan!Alton Towers: The number 8 swan boat from alton towers...
From Darren TranterHello all, you'll never guess what - I've just moved into a new house and gues what i found in the garage!!!!
Posted June 2, 2007 at 6:06 PM
The number eight white swan boat from that iconic Alton Towers ride.
As I need to build a new garage No8 is up for sale and looking for a new home!!!! Anyone interested?
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From Claudine DeshaiesIf I found something like that I would probably keep it in the yard to annoy the neighbors, but you might want to try eBay. People look for EVERYTHING on there!
Posted June 3, 2007 at 8:50 AM
From Anthony MurphyCool!
Posted June 3, 2007 at 7:47 PM
From Adrienne McDonaldWowww, I wonder how it got there, probably flew, right? Just cudn't take it anymore, had to hide out???(I hope you know I'm only joking, lol). That's really kewl though, yeah, I second the Ebay motion.
Posted June 5, 2007 at 1:40 AM
From Sherly C.I wouldn't sell it if i were you. I'd try to sail in in a local pond and scare people. But that's just me. So whatever. Do what the smart people above me are saying and go to eBay.
Posted June 16, 2007 at 8:34 AM
From Gareth HInvest and make it remote controled.
Posted June 16, 2007 at 8:26 PM
Now that would be cool, take it down to Brighton and scare the hell out of people on the pier, lol
From Jacob PalmerInterested? Yes. Possible? No. Don't even want to think about what the shipping cost would be for me...
Posted June 17, 2007 at 2:35 AM
From Adrienne McDonaldOh that's a GREAAAT idea!!! Huh, y'all just come up w/the best ideas!! Yeah, I second the remote control motion or just paddle around in it like someone else suggested, funny either way!! ORRRR better yet, wait til Halloween & then dress it up real scary like & float around in it at night, like make it glow in the dark or something, THAT wud be kewl.
Posted June 17, 2007 at 10:53 PM
From Darren TranterOk I've done it. Its on ebay - took me a while ;-) but its there!!!!
Posted April 16, 2008 at 7:17 AM
Here's the link
Happy Bidding!!!! Any questions feel free to post them on ebay!
From Claudine DeshaiesDarren,
Posted April 16, 2008 at 4:26 PM
Maybe you have a local newspaper that can run a small story about your eBay listing to generate interest?
If more people hear about it, maybe someone will want to put it near their business.
From Gareth HLocal paper, p'ah. I just emailed the Daily Star (I miss that paper so much :( ...)
Posted April 17, 2008 at 8:30 AM
I want a cut of the proceedes now.
Good luck and I hope they contact you!!!
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