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Listen...listen...what's goin' on ...underground?


Aitchbee
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Whilst on a bus journey this morning, I noticed 2 chaps in high-visibility yellow jackets, on the pavement, and one of them plunged a thin metallic probe, about 5 foot in length into a hole in a small metal covering which had a capital letter W imprinted on it, which I concluded was something to do with WATER...their van had 'Water Conservation' printed on it.

The man with the probe then crouched down, and put his ear to the 'listening' end of the probe, which was shaped like one of the ear-pieces you see in 'Laurel and Hardy' films.

An hour later, on my way back home, from the bus, I could see they were still probing around, only this time on the pavement on the other side of the road.

I am curious to know, what were they doing, and what were they listening for?

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Woolwell

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spuds - I thought it was driverless trains!

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finerty

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No they were looking for me buried treasure

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SparkyJack

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I once observed a man in HV garb using instruments and spraying Blue Red Yellow Lines across a busy road junction- nearby his van - Utility Finder- on the side.

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