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#501 Posted : 05 June 2012 08:42:10(UTC)
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#502 Posted : 05 June 2012 08:43:43(UTC)
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#503 Posted : 05 June 2012 08:45:28(UTC)
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#504 Posted : 05 June 2012 08:50:04(UTC)
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#505 Posted : 05 June 2012 08:55:54(UTC)
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#506 Posted : 05 June 2012 09:54:00(UTC)
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Busy traffic, thanks for the pictures.Smile
Largest marklinist Layout with Centrail station 2/Mobile station 2/60174 boosters/C-Tracks/K-Tracks/Favorites class BR01, BR23, BR50/Insider Club membership since 2004.
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#507 Posted : 05 June 2012 17:57:48(UTC)
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Busy traffic, thanks for the pictures.Smile


Some like,some not...but I do,Stephen.....BigGrin

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#508 Posted : 05 June 2012 20:25:37(UTC)
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Very fine "scenes of life", Mehmet. PeterThumpUp Smile
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#509 Posted : 05 June 2012 20:46:00(UTC)
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Very fine "scenes of life", Mehmet. PeterThumpUp Smile


Hello Peter,

Ever single scene has its own story.....tomorrow I will tell you one for you,Peter....Smile

Cheers,

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#510 Posted : 05 June 2012 22:01:49(UTC)
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Very detailed layout, Great job!
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#511 Posted : 06 June 2012 08:00:20(UTC)
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Very detailed layout, Great job!


Hi GTSE800,Wink

Glad you like....,GTSE800Smile

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#512 Posted : 06 June 2012 08:08:26(UTC)
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Very fine "scenes of life", Mehmet. PeterThumpUp Smile


Hello Peter,

Ever single scene has its own story.....tomorrow I will tell you one for you,Peter....Smile

Cheers,

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It is a sad day for Mike,

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#513 Posted : 06 June 2012 08:11:38(UTC)
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#514 Posted : 06 June 2012 08:47:50(UTC)
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Hi mehmet,

Great scene's on your layout.ThumpUp

Hope Mike doesn't jump off the wall. Sad

Ian.

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#515 Posted : 06 June 2012 10:34:02(UTC)
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Hi Mehmet. Sad about MikeCrying . Tell him that there are a-lot of fish in the sea and to go and find a new love.
Cool PeterThumpUp
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#516 Posted : 06 June 2012 10:53:23(UTC)
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Hi mehmet,

Great scene's on your layout.ThumpUp

Hope Mike doesn't jump off the wall. Sad

Ian.



Don't worry,Ian...that didn't happen.....BigGrin
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#517 Posted : 06 June 2012 10:54:55(UTC)
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Hi Mehmet. Sad about MikeCrying . Tell him that there are a-lot of fish in the sea and to go and find a new love.
Cool PeterThumpUp


I have told him your words,Peter....BigGrin

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#518 Posted : 06 June 2012 11:04:27(UTC)
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Hi mehmet,

Fishing can be such an enjoyable pastime. LOL

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#519 Posted : 06 June 2012 12:56:26(UTC)
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Hi mehmet,

Fishing can be such an enjoyable pastime. LOL

Ian.



Exactly,Ian....LOL Love
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#520 Posted : 06 June 2012 13:28:05(UTC)
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All's well that ends well, Mehmet. Everyone needs a hobby but MärklinLove is better.
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#521 Posted : 06 June 2012 13:30:30(UTC)
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All's well that ends well, Mehmet. Everyone needs a hobby but MärklinLove is better.
PeterLaugh


Even the best....BigGrin as a hobby....Wink

Cheers,Peter..

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#522 Posted : 16 June 2012 10:54:09(UTC)
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...yesterday (15th June) was a special day for Marklinistanbul.....and so was for me.....LOL LOL LOL

.....I had a great honour to meet another forum member.....JOHN.....all the way from South Africa.....LOL LOL

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#523 Posted : 16 June 2012 10:56:57(UTC)
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...taking some pictures....

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#524 Posted : 16 June 2012 11:01:07(UTC)
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......another great moment for Marklinistanbul.....LOL LOL

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#525 Posted : 16 June 2012 11:08:44(UTC)
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#526 Posted : 16 June 2012 11:20:51(UTC)
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...My dearest friend; John, has a very meaningful present for me.....Love

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#527 Posted : 16 June 2012 11:23:32(UTC)
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....was a GREAT DAY for Mr.Mandela.....BigGrin

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....a special note from John.....Love

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#528 Posted : 16 June 2012 11:26:12(UTC)
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....thank you so much once again, John.........Love
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#529 Posted : 16 June 2012 11:29:27(UTC)
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#530 Posted : 16 June 2012 11:37:35(UTC)
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#531 Posted : 16 June 2012 11:40:39(UTC)
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....John is about to leave the Asian side of Istanbul....BigGrin

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#532 Posted : 16 June 2012 11:44:08(UTC)
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....at the enterance of the Bosphorus.....Smile

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#533 Posted : 16 June 2012 11:48:51(UTC)
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....in front of an old loco(1879) at Istanbul Sirkeci Train Station....BigGrin

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#534 Posted : 16 June 2012 11:50:42(UTC)
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......another Historical Place.....the beginning/ ending of The Orient Express....BigGrin

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#535 Posted : 16 June 2012 11:56:15(UTC)
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.....before taking an old suburbian train.....

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#536 Posted : 16 June 2012 11:59:03(UTC)
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..we even saw some old Croatian Locos....BigGrin

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#537 Posted : 16 June 2012 12:06:04(UTC)
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...after a long journey we found John's boutique hotel in Yeşilköy near Istanbul.....Smile

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#538 Posted : 16 June 2012 12:20:09(UTC)
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....as I said it was a very special day for me last Friday.....It was only 6 am when I met John at the Airprot and it was 6 pm again when I said goodbye to him....Crying but I had a great time with him and it was a great honour for me to meet him....Thank you for visiting me and Marklinistanbul,John....LOL LOL

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#539 Posted : 16 June 2012 13:05:58(UTC)
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Wonderful photos of John's visit with you, Mehmet. He really looks to be enjoying himself a-lot. Great present
he brought to you too. Are you in charge of the Istanbul Tourist agency? You should be! You have done
a-lot to promote your lovely city. It was recently featured on an American TV show called "Missing" about
an American woman CIA agent whose teenage son is kidnapped but then rescued in your city. It was
party filmed on the beautiful Bosphorus where they filmed a boat chase. Best wishes, PeterThumpUp Smile
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#540 Posted : 16 June 2012 13:34:08(UTC)
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Wonderful photos of John's visit with you, Mehmet. He really looks to be enjoying himself a-lot. Great present
he brought to you too. Are you in charge of the Istanbul Tourist agency? You should be! You have done
a-lot to promote your lovely city. It was recently featured on an American TV show called "Missing" about
an American woman CIA agent whose teenage son is kidnapped but then rescued in your city. It was
party filmed on the beautiful Bosphorus where they filmed a boat chase. Best wishes, PeterThumpUp Smile


Hello Peter,

I have no doubt that both of us had a wonderful dayLOL LOL It was pity he stayed only 12 hours...Sad Let's hope the next time he'll be longer....Wink

Cheers,

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#541 Posted : 18 June 2012 07:52:01(UTC)
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What a glorious time you had Mehmet! John heads up our Cape Town Marklin "club", and I have learnt so much from him these past few years!
looking forward to his return!
keep well, and thanks for the updates, Joe, Cape Town.
(also enjoyed the beautiful scenery in your city in the series "Missing"!......)
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#542 Posted : 18 June 2012 20:05:27(UTC)
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What a glorious time you had Mehmet! John heads up our Cape Town Marklin "club", and I have learnt so much from him these past few years!
looking forward to his return!
keep well, and thanks for the updates, Joe, Cape Town.
(also enjoyed the beautiful scenery in your city in the series "Missing"!......)


Hi Joe,

We really had a great time......ThumpUp ....and I must confess that John had no difficulty in dispatching the trains....ThumpUp ThumpUp He was able to control the whole lay out as he had been using it for ages.....ThumpUp If I can find some time, our video will show everything in detail.....Wink Smile

Greetings to Cape Town.....Smile

Cheers,

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#543 Posted : 21 June 2012 07:38:48(UTC)
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....as I have said he is a GREAT dispatcher.....ThumpUp ThumpUp


THANK YOU FOR VISITING ME,JOHN.....Smile AND I AM SO HAPPY TO HAVE MET YOU.....Smile Smile

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#544 Posted : 21 June 2012 08:18:16(UTC)
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Hi mehmet and John,

Thanks for sharing your day with us, a special day to remember. ThumpUp

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#545 Posted : 21 June 2012 08:47:21(UTC)
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Fantastic!!

Love you train rooms(s)! ThumpUp

Istanbul is a fantastic place and I have been there on more than a few occasions BigGrin

Hope you don't mind me sharing a few pics....
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#546 Posted : 21 June 2012 09:45:11(UTC)
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Hi mehmet and John,

Thanks for sharing your day with us, a special day to remember. ThumpUp

Ian.



Hi Ian,

John's visit has really made me very happy...LOL There is a little chance to meet him again sometime in mid-July once again....hope I will manage to do so.....BigGrin

Cheers,

mehmet

ps: still no plans for a visit to Istanbul.....Wink

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#547 Posted : 21 June 2012 10:01:37(UTC)
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Fantastic!!

Love you train rooms(s)! ThumpUp

Istanbul is a fantastic place and I have been there on more than a few occasions BigGrin

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Hi NewMB,

Of course,I don'mind at all....I love them....Love Love

It is a pity that I have no pictures of your town, though I have travelled along the Rhein more than a couple of times from Langen to Cologne....Blushing

Hope to see you in your next visit to Istanbul.....Smile

Cheers,

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#548 Posted : 21 June 2012 10:44:36(UTC)
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Fantastic!!

Love you train rooms(s)! ThumpUp

Istanbul is a fantastic place and I have been there on more than a few occasions BigGrin

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Hi NewMB,

Of course,I don'mind at all....I love them....Love Love

It is a pity that I have no pictures of your town, though I have travelled along the Rhein more than a couple of times from Langen to Cologne....Blushing

Hope to see you in your next visit to Istanbul.....Smile

Cheers,

mehmet



Thanks Mehmet!

That would be fantastic. We think we may include Ankara next time Smile

Cologne is a fantastic city but I have only lived here for 2 years (after spending 15 years living in Britain) and originally I am actually from Malmo in Sweden Woot ThumpUp

Let me know if you are up this way.....

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#549 Posted : 21 June 2012 11:13:03(UTC)
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Hi Patrik,

I will certainly let you know when I am up there.....LOL LOL

Cheers,

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#550 Posted : 21 June 2012 13:05:07(UTC)
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Great video and photos, Mehmet. PeterThumpUp ThumpUp ThumpUp
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#551 Posted : 22 June 2012 13:02:34(UTC)
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Great video and photos, Mehmet. PeterThumpUp ThumpUp ThumpUp


That has been a really enjoyful experience for me,PeterBigGrin BigGrin

Cheers,

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#552 Posted : 03 July 2012 10:06:45(UTC)
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Thank you so much for hosting me on a superb day in Instanbul !

As he mentioned in his post, Mehmet fetched me at the Airport at 6am and took me to my hotel at the end of the day at 6pm, and he looked after me for the whole day. We enjoyed a wonderful morning controlling trains and learning about the Marklin Istanbul layout, and he told me stories about the many characters on the layout, and some of their activities and their emotions.

I most enjoyed the signalling system controlling the 3 trains in block control at the exit from the station. I indicated to Mehmet that it was my favourite part of the layout, so he named it as my place - thank you, Mehmet.

In the afternoon, we then took commuter transport by bus, by sea ferry, and by railway to my hotel, which was close to the airport. I took a stroll along next to the marina with boats and then walked long the beachfront to see the many people swimming in the summer time.

I really have to say a big thank you to Mehmet for a fantastic day which I shall remember for a long time.BigGrin BigGrin

This is about the first time that I have managed to access an internet since my visit to Mehmet, because I have been sailing in the Aegean Sea for 2 weeks on a sailing boat. I am very fortunate that my father and my mother and my 3 brothers all got together for a sailing holiday in the Greek Cyclades Islands - we have all been keen sailors for about 30 years. We sailed for 2 weeks around the islands, we had some fantastic sailing !!

My wife and 2 children have since joined me and we have now travelled to Santorini, where we shall be based for one week. Thereafter we shall visit some more islands before setting off for home (and a visit to the bank manager).

Regards,BigGrin BigGrin
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#553 Posted : 03 July 2012 13:06:40(UTC)
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Wishing you and your family a fun time, John. PeterThumpUp Smile

Mehmet is Märklin's best ambassador. Smile

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#554 Posted : 05 July 2012 10:49:51(UTC)
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Mehmet

Thank you so much for hosting me on a superb day in Instanbul !

As he mentioned in his post, Mehmet fetched me at the Airport at 6am and took me to my hotel at the end of the day at 6pm, and he looked after me for the whole day. We enjoyed a wonderful morning controlling trains and learning about the Marklin Istanbul layout, and he told me stories about the many characters on the layout, and some of their activities and their emotions.

I most enjoyed the signalling system controlling the 3 trains in block control at the exit from the station. I indicated to Mehmet that it was my favourite part of the layout, so he named it as my place - thank you, Mehmet.

In the afternoon, we then took commuter transport by bus, by sea ferry, and by railway to my hotel, which was close to the airport. I took a stroll along next to the marina with boats and then walked long the beachfront to see the many people swimming in the summer time.

I really have to say a big thank you to Mehmet for a fantastic day which I shall remember for a long time.BigGrin BigGrin

This is about the first time that I have managed to access an internet since my visit to Mehmet, because I have been sailing in the Aegean Sea for 2 weeks on a sailing boat. I am very fortunate that my father and my mother and my 3 brothers all got together for a sailing holiday in the Greek Cyclades Islands - we have all been keen sailors for about 30 years. We sailed for 2 weeks around the islands, we had some fantastic sailing !!

My wife and 2 children have since joined me and we have now travelled to Santorini, where we shall be based for one week. Thereafter we shall visit some more islands before setting off for home (and a visit to the bank manager).

Regards,BigGrin BigGrin
John


Hello John,

I am so glad that you have had great time so far....and wish you and your family all the best....Your visit to Istanbul has given me a great honour....hope to see you again....BigGrin BigGrin

Cheers,

mehmet

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#555 Posted : 05 July 2012 10:51:51(UTC)
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Mehmet is Märklin's best ambassador. Smile


Blushing Blushing Blushing Thanks,PeterBigGrin
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#556 Posted : 08 September 2012 09:44:18(UTC)
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Marklinistanbul has had a very young visitor from Istanbul recently......BigGrin

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...she's also dropped her feelings onto my visitor's book.....Love

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#557 Posted : 08 September 2012 09:46:36(UTC)
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.....sorry the video in Turkish.....Blushing

Thank you,İlayda, for visiting me.....Love
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#558 Posted : 08 September 2012 10:25:06(UTC)
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A very lucky, lovely young lady, Mehmet.BigGrin Peter
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#559 Posted : 08 September 2012 13:18:04(UTC)
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Hi mehmet,

Very good. ThumpUp

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#560 Posted : 08 September 2012 13:40:35(UTC)
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Excellent, Mehmet.ThumpUp
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#561 Posted : 09 September 2012 08:56:08(UTC)
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A very lucky, lovely young lady, Mehmet.BigGrin Peter


She really enjoyed being here and also driving the trains,Peter.....BigGrin

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#562 Posted : 09 September 2012 08:57:44(UTC)
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Hi mehmet,

Very good. ThumpUp

Ian.



Glad you like,Ian....Smile

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#563 Posted : 09 September 2012 08:59:19(UTC)
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Hi mehmet,

Very good. ThumpUp

Ian.



Thank you for the interest,Stephen....Smile
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#564 Posted : 09 September 2012 09:41:22(UTC)
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Hi Mehmet,

Very nice video !! ThumpUp
Turkish is a beautiful language.

Your railroad cap is also great !
Can you tell me something more about it ??
Is it from the Turkish railways ??

Marco
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#565 Posted : 09 September 2012 09:56:58(UTC)
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Hi Mehmet,

Very nice video !! ThumpUp
Turkish is a beautiful language.

Your railroad cap is also great !
Can you tell me something more about it ??
Is it from the Turkish railways ??

Marco


Hi Marco,

I think it is an easy language to learn....I will let you know about the hat later....but I can say it is original....Smile

Cheers,

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#566 Posted : 09 September 2012 17:06:53(UTC)
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Hi Mehmet,


Your railroad cap is also great !
Can you tell me something more about it ??
Is it from the Turkish railways ??

Marco


Hello Marco,

As promised some more about the hat.....Actually it is a present from a dearest friend of mine......Can Bayrı.....He is a GREAT artist....Marklinistanbul and I owe HIM a lot.....Love

...the picture was taken at one of our LONGEST train TRIALS....LOL

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...the hat was made in the most famous hat-shop in Istanbul.....Smile

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...and it is still the original hat TCDD(The State Railways of the Turkish Republic),as far as I know....Wink

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#567 Posted : 09 September 2012 18:17:58(UTC)
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Hi Mehmet,

Thank you for this information.
Much appreciated !!

That is a beuatiful cap! Fantastic.

A few weeks ago I also bought a railroad cap, but not as nice as yours.

At home we always arguing who may wear the cap this time.
My sons (11 years) and their friends love it. So do I.

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#568 Posted : 12 September 2012 19:15:47(UTC)
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...recently Marklinistanbul has had another visitor.....my dearest friend's Marco's mother Regina.....

....she has chosen a place in Marklinistanbul,too.....

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...she has also chosen a place for her husband Helmut.... May God rest his soul .....

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#569 Posted : 12 September 2012 19:18:01(UTC)
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......among the others.....she has brought many articles of mine before her journey to Turkish Riviera.....BigGrin

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#570 Posted : 21 September 2012 17:24:39(UTC)
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..life is still going on in Marklinistanbul....Smile

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#571 Posted : 21 September 2012 17:26:34(UTC)
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#572 Posted : 21 September 2012 17:28:05(UTC)
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#573 Posted : 21 September 2012 17:29:41(UTC)
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#574 Posted : 21 September 2012 18:51:15(UTC)
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Wonderful detail of your super layout, Mehmet.ThumpUp ThumpUp ThumpUp

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#575 Posted : 21 September 2012 19:19:26(UTC)
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Great, Mehmet.ThumpUp
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#576 Posted : 22 September 2012 06:26:48(UTC)
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Mehmet,

Great to see more visitors to your wonderful layout.

Regards,BigGrin
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#577 Posted : 22 September 2012 10:28:23(UTC)
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Wonderful detail of your super layout, Mehmet.ThumpUp ThumpUp ThumpUp

PeterBigGrin


Hi Peter,

Sometimes I feel guilty about not showing enough intersest to this thread.....Blushing

Glad you like......Smile

Cheers,

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#578 Posted : 22 September 2012 10:30:00(UTC)
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Great, Mehmet.ThumpUp


Thanks,Stephen.....Smile
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#579 Posted : 22 September 2012 10:34:04(UTC)
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Mehmet,

Great to see more visitors to your wonderful layout.

Regards,BigGrin
John


Hello John,

From time to time Marklinistanbul keeps welcoming visitors all over the world.....If I can fix, some people from Austria will be here tomorrow....BigGrin

Who knows some more from South Africa very soon.....

Why not?Wink Smile

Cheers,

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#580 Posted : 24 September 2012 19:59:34(UTC)
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hello Mehmet!

Thanks for showing all your suff! i love your layout..
Hope you are well and building and having fun ThumpUp

Thanks so much again..

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#581 Posted : 24 September 2012 21:19:16(UTC)
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Hi Mehmet,

Thank you so much for sharing all of this.ThumpUp ThumpUp
we can feel such happiness from your lucky visitors....

Regards
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#582 Posted : 26 September 2012 17:21:54(UTC)
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hello Mehmet!

Thanks for showing all your suff! i love your layout..
Hope you are well and building and having fun ThumpUp

Thanks so much again..

Christoffer


Hi Christoffer,

Thanks for your interest....Smile Building new nothing bur playing and enjoying a lot.....RollEyes

Cheers,

mehmet

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#583 Posted : 26 September 2012 17:23:40(UTC)
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Hi Mehmet,

Thank you so much for sharing all of this.ThumpUp ThumpUp
we can feel such happiness from your lucky visitors....

Regards
Joël


Hello Joël,

I am also lucky to have them in Marklinistanbul......BigGrin


Cheers,

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#584 Posted : 27 September 2012 07:40:43(UTC)
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...we have had a small party in Marklinistanbul recently.....BigGrin

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#585 Posted : 28 September 2012 17:54:32(UTC)
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Hi mehmet,

Great photo's. ThumpUp

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#586 Posted : 28 September 2012 18:24:49(UTC)
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Hi Mehmet,
Nice picture's, looks very Cosy !! ThumpUp
Is that a regular "get-together group" at Marklin Istanbul ??

Marco
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#587 Posted : 28 September 2012 19:24:38(UTC)
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Hi mehmet,

Great photo's. ThumpUp

Ian.



It was very nice to have some friends around Marklinistanbul,Ian....Smile

Thanks and cheers,

mehmet

pm: hope the youngest member is doing fine....ThumpUp Wub
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#588 Posted : 28 September 2012 19:27:18(UTC)
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Hi Mehmet,
Nice picture's, looks very Cosy !! ThumpUp
Is that a regular "get-together group" at Marklin Istanbul ??

Marco


Hi Marco,

It was a spontaneous meeting......Smile One has called anoter....another has another.....by 10 pm we were ten.....Smile

Cheers,

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#589 Posted : 27 January 2013 13:59:59(UTC)
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..there was something rotten in the state of Marklinistanbul sometime ago.....Crying Crying

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#590 Posted : 27 January 2013 14:02:35(UTC)
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....but the CHIEF ENGINEERS of Marklinistanbul were on DUTY......LOL LOL

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#591 Posted : 27 January 2013 14:07:41(UTC)
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Mehmet:

As always the Layout looks amazing. So what are you doing to the turn table area? Adding more tracks or fixing a problem on that great layout.

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#592 Posted : 27 January 2013 14:12:29(UTC)
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Hi mehmet,

One of the advantages of the layout framework being able to take some body weight....nice one. ThumpUp

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#593 Posted : 27 January 2013 14:20:28(UTC)
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#594 Posted : 27 January 2013 14:24:53(UTC)
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Mehmet:

As always the Layout looks amazing. So what are you doing to the turn table area? Adding more tracks or fixing a problem on that great layout.

Chris


Hi Chris,

It will be the same as before....BigGrin

Cheers,

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#595 Posted : 27 January 2013 14:26:30(UTC)
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Hi mehmet,

One of the advantages of the layout framework being able to take some body weight....nice one. ThumpUp

Ian.



Exactly, Ian......ThumpUp ThumpUp

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#596 Posted : 27 January 2013 14:29:30(UTC)
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It's good to have talented engineers! ThumpUp


...without THEM, Marklinistanbul would have NEVER existed, Bill.....BigGrin ThumpUp ThumpUp

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#597 Posted : 27 January 2013 14:31:47(UTC)
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#598 Posted : 27 January 2013 14:36:02(UTC)
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ONCE AGAIN I WOULD LIKE TO THANK MY DEAREST FRIENDS, HAYDAR AND BARIS.........LOL LOL Love Love

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#599 Posted : 27 January 2013 19:59:57(UTC)
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Hello Mehmet!

Lovely layoutThumpUp

It is inspiring and a real MÄRKLIN layoutBigGrin BigGrin

Hope everything was good

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#600 Posted : 28 January 2013 10:34:00(UTC)
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Hello Mehmet!

Lovely layoutThumpUp

It is inspiring and a real MÄRKLIN layoutBigGrin BigGrin

Hope everything was good

Bertil


HI Bertil,

All the problem has been solved now...Smile Next week I will spend sometime for the trees, buildings etc....RollEyes

Cheers,

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