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Updates, announcements and other matters regarding the forum. Please use this board if you have questions to ask that the whole forum will be able to assist with.

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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 - 1 Viewing

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

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31 1,402 SiF Productions - Your YouTube Videos Wanted!
by Mr. Coffey Pot
Oct 17, 2019 18:24:03 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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111 14,628 Theory on the Railway Series Question about Henry
by Hulk10
Oct 16, 2019 20:43:52 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 49,539 Series 23: General Discussion
by Nicholas
Oct 17, 2019 19:47:14 GMT
No New Posts The Railway Series - 1 Viewing

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

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90 11,641 The Reverend W. Awdry's Railway Series books
by Chris
Oct 11, 2019 16:06:45 GMT
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Discuss upcoming releases or even your current favourite videos from the series!

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24 2,579 Upcoming UK/US DVD Releases
by Parker Productions
Oct 15, 2019 21:45:03 GMT
No New Posts Merchandise Discussion - 1 Viewing

Discuss all areas of Thomas Merchandise from books, games and toys both past and present here!

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84 10,680 Create your own Merchandise Line
by Rexeljet
Oct 15, 2019 21:32:36 GMT

SiFan Fiction

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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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134 5,507 Single Story and Episode Ideas
by funkmastermark
Oct 16, 2019 14:01:00 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
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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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278 1,875 More about branch line engines
by trainsandtugs
Oct 14, 2019 20:29:59 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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206 2,549 San Juan Chronicles: Stories from the Rio Grande
by sirtophamcontrolle
Oct 4, 2019 3:36:22 GMT

Media and Art

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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 15,567 Talking Thomas - A New Podcast
by Alan B'Stard
Oct 18, 2019 4:35:50 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 8,435 Edited/Photoshopped/Retouched Thomas Images
by Christopher
Oct 16, 2019 18:27:55 GMT

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

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73 4,306 TUGS prop resources
by Parker Productions
Oct 17, 2019 21:34:43 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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53 998 How it all began. The pasts of the Fleets.
by Star-N-ZeroMarine
Oct 13, 2019 11:10:36 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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Big Railways, little Railways, continental Railways, even RailROADS! Talk about them and real locomotives here!

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242 8,086 Restoration of British Gypsum no.4
by BritishGypsum4
Oct 14, 2019 7:41:53 GMT
No New Posts Model Railway Madness - 3 Viewing

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 17,203 Thomas Bachmann Models
by Michael
Oct 14, 2019 1:13:36 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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25 958 Auran Trainz
by Richard
Oct 15, 2019 1:03:09 GMT

Open Discussion

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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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403 14,671 Doctor Who
by Sleeper Agent
Oct 16, 2019 13:47:22 GMT
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587 91,671 Episode Game
by Old Square Wheels
Oct 18, 2019 7:52:32 GMT

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Welcome To The SiF Shoutbox!
OJ: I don't get it 100% myself at times. Especially when Captain Marvel got controversy this year. I thought that was a good film. Oct 11, 2019 15:33:28 GMT
Parker Productions: I'm going to TomsProps's Thomas Exhibition at Stoneleigh Park in Kenilworth tomorrow! Quite curious as to see what's there :) Oct 11, 2019 22:38:14 GMT
Sleeper Agent: Wanted to see it and meet some faces but am too far in the red! Haven't been to the expo yet as I skipped past G1 but hopefully the layout will return down the road or perhaps another recreation will be made :) Anywho have a goodun and take lots of pics! Oct 11, 2019 22:49:32 GMT *
Parker Productions: Thanks :) I did have a incredible time! Oct 12, 2019 18:06:19 GMT
jjlr: Wish I'd gone along - looked like a great day from what I've seen on Twitter. :o Oct 12, 2019 20:30:03 GMT *
jjlr: Never mind - maybe next time. :) Oct 12, 2019 20:30:27 GMT
Madness: Have a fun time :) . Oct 13, 2019 0:04:18 GMT
Nicholas: I'd be interested in seeing photos from the event if anyone has any to share here. It is somewhat beyond the general purview of my habits to look on Twitter for these things. :P Oct 13, 2019 7:29:12 GMT
Mr. Coffey Pot: Oh I will be sharing lots of my photos and a 4K video on here alright! πŸš‚πŸ‘πŸ˜‰ Oct 13, 2019 8:51:59 GMT
Sleeper Agent: Ooh the video sounds good. Also wow 28 guests visiting in the RWS thread! I've noticed this forum seems to have had a lot this year, just sign up :P Oct 13, 2019 21:49:46 GMT *
Madness: According to Live Listings website, 'Steam Team To The Rescue' could be shown again the following Saturday: www.mydigiguide.com/dgx/wbl.dll?a=2&h=35&dt=5db4be1a&ch=5&cname=Channel%205&el=http%3a%2f%2fdigiguide%2etv%2fgeneral%2fliteads%2feg1%2f Oct 13, 2019 22:21:03 GMT *
Mr. Coffey Pot: For those that preferred to view lots of photos in a different place that's not like Twitter or Facebook, you can view these here! drive.google.com/drive/folders/1SrW7OxHTgziKFB7w_E92vwhrwgCi_JXp?usp=sharing Oct 14, 2019 11:55:38 GMT *
DmayExpress: Train line to Walt Disney World: www.wtsp.com/article/news/regional/florida/train-line-to-walt-disney-world-could-be-coming-soon/67-b3794fc9-a983-4930-8703-e204d8e445fc?fbclid=IwAR0h3Zj61p1rMMP-fJ8_7b5RlSebznxitQC5aP6HIei02xngv0cm2pVQXpA Oct 16, 2019 0:30:56 GMT
Madness: The advert for 'Steam Team To The Rescue' has been shown on Milkshake. Here is the clip: youtu.be/IkyDaIXZId8 Oct 16, 2019 9:57:43 GMT
DmayExpress: Halloween Special: youtu.be/lLsWtdNhOMQ Oct 16, 2019 14:05:50 GMT
Mr. Coffey Pot: The 4K video of my trip to the Lower Tidmouth display will be premiering on YouTube in 40 minutes! Don’t miss it! youtu.be/Ap5G4FyeUdk Oct 17, 2019 18:20:46 GMT
Sleeper Agent: Lovely video showing all the had work put into everything and the James/Ed cab recreation is an amazing :) πŸ‘ Oct 17, 2019 21:29:33 GMT *
Old Fusspot: Episode 6 of Talking Thomas, a new Thomas podcast, has been posted now! Check it out here on Anchor: anchor.fm/talkingthomas/episodes/Episode-6-Foolish-Freight-CarsA-Proud-Day-for-JamesThomas-and-the-Conductor-e7rcsu Oct 18, 2019 4:40:56 GMT
Mr. Coffey Pot: Actually the close up cab interior is in fact original. It was made during the production of the first series. Best discuss it with @tomsprops on Twitter about it for more information. Thank you for your feedback on the video I just shared. πŸ‘ Oct 18, 2019 8:37:21 GMT
Sleeper Agent: Oh right lol, thought it looked an outstanding replica :D Wasn't aware it endured such a long life, anyway great it has and it's fantastic what some of the community have been able to pool together and restore :) Oct 18, 2019 9:18:20 GMT