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A great tribute to the most famous crosswalk in the world (Abbey Road Zebra Crossing)
13 March 2015
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Bongo said

But what about the Volkswagen ?????? brian-epstein

When I'm there next month I will check for you.

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@Bongo, the Volkswagen is no longer there.

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How many times did you cross to make sure??

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About 8.

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Ahhh Girl said
About 8.

@Ahhh Girl, where can we see your story about visiting Abbey Road ?

I say in speeches that a plausible mission of artists is to make people appreciate being alive at least a little bit. I am then asked if I know of any artists who pulled that off. I reply, 'The Beatles did'.
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georgiewood said

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About 8.

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Does that mean you are on camera @Ahhh Girl? I do hope you were behaving yourself.ahdn_paul_01

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16 April 2015
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I'm sure I was on there. Yes, I behaved like a proper forumpudlian.

If you go there in the next few months, look for

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written on the gate in my nail polish color. It is in 2 places. I didn't have a marker with me.

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I'm sure I was on there. Yes, I behaved like a proper forumpudlian.

If you go there in the next few months, look for

beatlesbible.com

written on the gate in my nail polish color. It is in 2 places. I didn't have a marker with me.

Just remember, your behaviour reflects upon the forum. If one of Paul's people see you going funny, they won't let him visit the rooftop for your birthday surprise concert. 

Wait , what did I just say?... a-hard-days-night-ringo-6

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Hard to believe but some visitors to the road are incredibly disappointed its a road with such things as traffic on it, one person on trip adviser commented that there wasnt much to do (source: Metro).

Would be quite interesting to know what they expected.

I've spent a few hours at Abbey Road this past February. Watching the people was fascinating to say the least. I also felt a bit sorry for the locals. Many of the tourists take far too much time crossing, often standing still in exaggerated poses.

I have to admit though, it does feel surreal to walk on that zebra crossing. The moment you step onto that road, just walking across like you would any other street, the history just hits you. Even though 50 years have passed, there's a certain magic about the place. I think the disappointed people are the ones using their eyes instead of their hearts. I certainly didn't feel disappointed at all, and I'm glad the pictures turned out so well. 

 

I hope that wasn't too sentimental; I'm in a bit of a wonky mood today...

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But what about the Volkswagen ?????? brian-epstein

It wasn't there, but there was a catering truck parked there when I visited.
 

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I was at the Abbey Road crossing for the first time last year.

I was surprised it was so busy. I hadn't realised that it had become such a popular spot for tourists, and the ones I watched, for about an hour, were from all over the world. I heard a variety of languages and hardly anyone was a first generation Beatles fan. Most seemed to be in the 18-30 range.

The reach of the Beatles was, and is, incredible.

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This is somewhat related information.

Abbey Road is 1.3 mi (2.1 km) long.

Originally, it was a road/path/lane that led to Kilburn Priory, an abbey of Augustinian nuns.

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Happy Labor Day @Ahhh Girl 🙂 Ron mentioned elsewhere that he took some photos of you at the Zebra Crossing. Any pics you can share?

You and I have memories

Longer than the road that stretches out of here

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Uh, well, uh, hum. Maybe Annadog40 can draw a picture of me walking on the zebra crossing.?.?

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I was at the Abbey Road crossing for the first time last year. I heard a variety of languages and hardly anyone was a first generation Beatles fan. Most seemed to be in the 18-30 range. The reach of the Beatles was, and is, incredible.

That in itself is awesome.  Long Live The Beatles!!!!!!! 

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Should be remembered that the crossing in itself nowadays is a massive tourist destination so it's not just Beatles fans who go. It's something visitors from all over the world have to do when they go to Liverpool. 

 

Which is some achievement when it was four guys who just wanted to have a quick album photo done. 

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Should be remembered that the crossing in itself nowadays is a massive tourist destination so it's not just Beatles fans who go. It's something visitors from all over the world have to do when they go to Liverpool.

Which is some achievement when it was four guys who just wanted to have a quick album photo done.

Liverpool?

What am I missing?

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About 220 miles. 

 

Lets just gloss over the error and pretend it didnt happen.

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Uh, well, uh, hum. Maybe Annadog40 can draw a picture of me walking on the zebra crossing.?.?

Little did you know, I filmed the whole thing and shall post your whole walk right here!!! a-hard-days-night-john-6

 

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