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I want my long service medal David...!!...if Walter doesn't show up for, a while, can I have his too...?
 Silver eh...? it'll have to do I guess.

Oh....long service.....hmmm that usually contains a good bahaviour element to it so that might count our Walter out with his bans and terrorist activities.

....... me too ... although Bernard knows I don't mean any harm ..... well , not much .... less harm than Al Qaeda ...... probably ...
What flavour are these silver medals ..... do they come in mango ?

GBH, he can't help you with the flavour but you can choose your colour
Southampton scientists change the colour of gold
Prof Nikolay Zheludev, who leads the nanophotonics and metamaterials team at Southampton University, said it means gold can be made red or green or a multitude of other hues.
It can also be applied to other metals such as silver and aluminium.
Please let David know your prefared colour ASAP

The cry in some circles is that applying it to Tungsten is old hat.

" Everything that is really great and inspiring is created by the individual who can labour in freedom " ...... Albert Einstein ....
..... or was it Winston Peters ? ..... so easy to get those two muddled up , isn't it ....

Nah...Ivan he's earmarked that for Bernard as an update to the old goldwatch routine...hope it's a Bollard Commemorative Classic........................ ' Asleep at the Wheel ' pose.

Ivan, see above
You can have a gold coloured silver one

Like GMK the final bonus, following on from the golden parachute payout will be based on milestones, given the above bribe, sorry marketing hype, it may be linked to subscibers ;-)