What is it? #405

Romford Lad

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hell I thought the steps they used just moved, so they need to be pulled?
 

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[QUOTE="Romford Lad, post: 5000401]hell I thought the steps they used just moved, so they need to be pulled?[/QUOTE]
Movable steps are used in large libraries with extremely high shelves. The ordinary Victorian household library or study would not have such high ceilings, so you would use a...




(I'm just wanting one word to give this)

 

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Bit tall for a folding stool, I'd say.

I suppose all servants are, in their own fashion, collapsible.
:laugh3:

How would you reach the higher volumes in here?

 

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have a third hand, like the thing they pick litter up with ~ or just a pole and pull it out and catch it as it falls............LOL
 

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[QUOTE="Romford Lad, post: 5000406]have a third hand, like the thing they pick litter up with ~ or just a pole and pull it out and catch it as it falls............LOL[/QUOTE]
You were SO close with steps. Give me another name: step WHAT?
 

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[QUOTE="squirt, post: 5000408]you'd need a ladder, are they ladders?[/QUOTE]
Indeed they are.



Collapsible library ladders. Apart from the folding one on the left also called pole ladders.



They are often leather covered, beautifully made and worth thousands.
 

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WOW Never would of guessed that - Who_else could of used that for his library thread :littleheart:

:squirt:
 

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[QUOTE="LilMissPurrfect, post: 5000109]Are they Snooker/Billiards/Pool CueS? :whistle:
#Ninja-grappling-hook.
:teeth:[/QUOTE]


Thanks for the clue, they're boat cleats ain't they?....:teeth:
 

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I'd rather be lucky than good any day! lol
:thankyou: :sendinglove:
 

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[QUOTE="Manzy, post: 5000472]WOW Never would of guessed that - Who_else could of used that for his library thread :littleheart:

:squirt:[/QUOTE]

Not trying to be funny or what so ever........but after all these years I now found out that Who_else was a man.... :blush:
A mind can be such a deceiving thing. :huh:
 

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Well done darlin' girl ~ bloody ladders, who would have guessed ~ well you did obviously....LOL
Great job.........
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[QUOTE="Bamber, post: 5000414]Indeed they are.



Collapsible library ladders. Apart from the folding one on the left also called pole ladders.



They are often leather covered, beautifully made and worth thousands.[/QUOTE]

Well the knocker upper used them to knock on peoples windows, so do i get a badge.
:rofl:
:clap: Well done Char.I will run you a bath in the clubhouse.
 

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ok, now I understand about the bath in the club house lol :thinking:
how 'bout we go to a water park instead? lol :floatie:
:kissonthecheek:
 
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