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56 1,239 The Suggestions Box
by LMSFan11
Jul 4, 2019 20:55:38 GMT
No New Posts Sodor Island Fansite / YouTube / Blog

Contributions and updates for SiF's Fansite, Blog and YouTube Channel.

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31 1,398 SiF Productions - Your YouTube Videos Wanted!
by Thomas - flyingtardis
Sept 3, 2019 0:20:53 GMT
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The rules and regulations which are to be obeyed and abided by!

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10 16 Members Meet Guidelines + Member Portraits
by Jim
Jun 18, 2012 17:18:45 GMT
No New Posts The Railway Inn

Following in the tradition of the Clearwater Forums, we've opted to change the name of this board to give a bit more of a friendly pub theme. Come on down and join us in our local, and make yourself comfortable among the regulars and the obliging bar staff!
Members can also access the MUSEUM - where we archive old thread topics that we want to hold on to.

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112 16,308 About Ourselves
by Knapford Spotter
Jul 19, 2019 15:00:00 GMT

General Discussion

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For the general discussion of all things 'Thomas' that doesn't belong in other sections. Here you'll find topics ranging from the serious 'Thomas in the News', 'Post your letters and replies' to the zany 'Thomas Dreams' thread. SiF's catchall thread 'Postopia' can be found here where members can ask general questions about just about anything Thomas-related.

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109 14,588 Did you believe it was real?
by heimchen
Sept 19, 2019 0:56:05 GMT
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With around 20 series, a spin-off series, a feature film and nine feature length specials, there's plenty to talk about in the TV world!

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182 49,488 Thomas & Friends: Big World! Big Adventures! Discussion
by The Watermill
Sept 20, 2019 23:09:39 GMT
No New Posts The Railway Series - 2 Viewing

Talk about the Reverand Awdry and his son's classic works which inspired the hit TV show!

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90 11,637 Alternative History and the Railway Series
by Cowcatchers and Sideplates
Sept 19, 2019 20:52:37 GMT
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Discuss upcoming releases or even your current favourite videos from the series!

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24 2,577 Upcoming UK/US DVD Releases
by Thomascel
Sept 14, 2019 20:32:31 GMT
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Discuss all areas of Thomas Merchandise from books, games and toys both past and present here!

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84 10,676 Rare, Interesting and Unusual eBay finds
by Sleeper Agent
Sept 20, 2019 21:18:29 GMT

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Create your own fan fictions here! Whether it be a fantasy episode or a fantasy character, do it here!

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131 5,494 Sodor: A Story Of Cockiness, Pride and The Wrath it Brought.
by rejectedthomas
Sept 16, 2019 20:32:36 GMT
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Anything fan-related that doesn't belong anywhere else can be done in here! Includes Fan-Art, feature length stories, special presentations and anything else you can dream up!

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165 5,127 The Mundane Life of (Human) Thomas
by NorthernLad
Sept 16, 2019 22:59:04 GMT
No New Posts Your Own Railway Series Style Stories

Post your own Railway Series style books and stories here. No need to keep within continuity of others and no need for approval from Evaluators - here, your own creative genius can run wild!

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276 1,866 New Small Railway Engines
by Alan B'Stard
Sept 15, 2019 0:48:25 GMT
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For any fiction that's not Thomas related, whether it be a railway related series or an original piece of thinking - get it in here!

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204 2,543 The Attica Falls Railroad
by Indian Valley RR
Aug 30, 2019 0:07:22 GMT

Media and Art

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No New Posts The David Mitton Production Suite

Sodor Island Forums inspired the redubs, and from there sprang audios and other multimedia projects - see the latest ones here!

Now an everlasting memorial to the great director - David Mitton.

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207 15,556 Talking Thomas - A New Podcast
by Alan B'Stard
Sept 15, 2019 21:36:03 GMT
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Here you can display your artwork, sprites, signature pictures and other creations to do with both Thomas and those of your own personal choice.

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66 8,409 Your Artwork (non-Thomas related)
by osmium
Sept 19, 2019 20:45:35 GMT

Star Tugs Pier

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For general discussion of all things TUGS related from merchandise to memories of the classic series!

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72 4,299 TUGS Postopia
by Christopher
Sept 8, 2019 7:34:55 GMT
No New Posts Tugs Fan Fiction and Artwork

For all things to do with TUGS Fan Fiction, whether it be stories, artwork, ideas or something else, post it here and share it with the rest of the forum!

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53 994 TUGS stories by Proteus - 3 more stories posted
by Proteus
Sept 15, 2019 7:43:24 GMT
No New Posts Life On The Ocean Wave

For the general discussion of all things to do with boats, sailors, general maratime goings-on and other travel adventures and aspirations.

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21 452 Famous Ship Wrecks
by Riley
Aug 1, 2019 4:11:29 GMT

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242 8,082 Steam railtours
by aysea
Sept 20, 2019 16:06:25 GMT
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Interested in model railways and what goes on with them? Why not take a look in here and see what our members have to say about the latest goings on in the Model Railway world!

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264 17,162 TurboJ's Workbench
by Somethingtrainlover
Sept 19, 2019 3:02:13 GMT
No New Posts Virtual Railway Discussion

This board is home to SiF's discussion of Virtual Railway Simulators such as Microsoft Traim Sim, Auran Trainz and various others compatible with the incredible Thomas-related content currently available for TrainSim and Trainz courtesy of Kerry McCoy and the Sodor Island 3D team.

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24 954 Auran Trainz
by Litchfield the A2
Sept 20, 2019 17:32:33 GMT

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Here you can discuss TV shows, books, video games, and even music you happen to enjoy outside of the Thomas world!

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402 14,656 Other HiT Entertainment shows
by EdwardTerence
Sept 18, 2019 21:39:49 GMT
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by Nicholas
Sept 21, 2019 7:30:12 GMT

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Welcome To The SiF Shoutbox!
James: This weekend, you've got an ERS Double-Whammy to enjoy - along with the newest release of 'Dockside Engines', you can read #321 'Very Useful Vehicles' here: sodorislandforums.com/thread/7962/rly-series-321-useful-vehicles Sept 8, 2019 8:30:47 GMT *
DmayExpress: Happy Birthday ! 🎉🎂 Sept 9, 2019 13:01:20 GMT
Sleeper Agent: Don't think he's logged in for a while, certainly he hasn't posted in over a year.BTW how did you insert those icons? Seen some people use non SiF emojis as well but I can't get them to format when occasionally trying with the keypad symbol buttons instead Sept 9, 2019 16:43:22 GMT *
Mr. Coffey Pot: I have another special video premiere for tonight at 9 PM UK time of my recent trip to the Midland Railway and the Star Tugs exhibition coach! youtu.be/v77oKMgee24 Sept 9, 2019 19:25:28 GMT
Madness: Happy Birthday :) . Sept 9, 2019 22:49:20 GMT
pugsy: Im a few hours late but happy Friday the thirteenth, there wont be another until December Sept 14, 2019 14:12:12 GMT
NikeScot: Hi, could anyone tell me the diameter of the face of a golden bear Thomas?? Sept 14, 2019 16:37:39 GMT
engine87546: Did u seen the where wolves out since it was a full moon as well Sept 15, 2019 0:44:51 GMT
Old Fusspot: Alan B'Stard and I have added a Twitter page for our new podcast, Talking Thomas! Check us out there, on Anchor, or on Spotify! twitter.com/TalkingThomas1 Sept 15, 2019 17:26:13 GMT
Sleeper Agent: Did ask on Twitter NikeScot but no nibbles i'm afraid, surely someone here owns a Golden Bear Thom! Trying to access the Real Lives of Thomas site but it's down again for the umpteenth time, can anyone provide a link for the archive site as I can't find it Sept 15, 2019 21:14:56 GMT
Old Fusspot: We just released the second episode of Talking Thomas! Have a listen! anchor.fm/talkingthomas/episodes/Episode-2-Come-Out-Henry--Henry-to-the-Rescue--A-Big-Day-for-Thomas-e5ckcp Sept 15, 2019 21:50:21 GMT
dowling12: twitter.com/ThomasWoodWiki/status/1173379448697212938 Sept 16, 2019 0:05:32 GMT
Vought Sikorsky: Sleeper Agent, are you referring to the the Wayback Machine? If so, here's a link to the RLoT site on it: web.archive.org/web/20170826191541/http://www.pegnsean.net/~railwayseries/index.html . Hopefully this'll be of aid! :D Sept 16, 2019 2:30:35 GMT
Sleeper Agent: That's the badger thanks, just couldn't re-find it on Google :) Edit it doesn't actually state when Awdry's first James model was built beyond '1950s', does anyone know of the precise year? Sept 16, 2019 7:48:40 GMT *
Parker Productions: I've made 200 posts as of 16/09/2019. Yay! :P Sept 16, 2019 12:15:39 GMT
DmayExpress: All Track Lead To Rome will be airing in the US on September 21st at 11:30AM. www.facebook.com/events/2560776740679282/ Sept 17, 2019 0:55:56 GMT
Sleeper Agent: Never mind found it on the wayback site, 1951 if the Feb 94 issue of Model Railway Enthusiast can be trusted. Sept 18, 2019 21:12:36 GMT *
Vought Sikorsky: Do any of you lot remember Best of Times...Worst of Times? I legitimately forgot about it until just recently when I was searching through the old SIF Productions page & found it. Quite a nice venture it was. Sept 18, 2019 23:53:09 GMT
ScarletSpider: I got £1060 after tax today for the last month of wages. Noice Sept 20, 2019 1:58:47 GMT
Parker Productions: I've written about a true story that happened to me earlier this year. I hope you are positively enlightened from it. :) sodorislandforums.com/post/366763 Sept 20, 2019 17:02:13 GMT