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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 1,251 The Suggestions Box
by charizardmew3
May 29, 2020 0:56:06 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 1,509 SiF Productions - Your YouTube Videos Wanted!
by melshiri
Jul 4, 2020 22:46:28 GMT
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The rules and regulations which are to be obeyed and abided by!

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by Jim
Jun 18, 2012 17:18:45 GMT
No New Posts The Railway Inn - 4 Viewing

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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Sub-board: Sodor Island Museum

112 16,299 How Did you Find This Place?
by harborsmith
Jul 7, 2020 15:26:01 GMT

General Discussion

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No New Posts General Thomas Discussion - 1 Viewing

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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by Chris
Jul 5, 2020 15:37:58 GMT
No New Posts TV Series Discussion - 2 Viewing

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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by Ryan
Jul 7, 2020 19:55:02 GMT
No New Posts The Railway Series - 1 Viewing

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

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96 11,786 The Tidmouth, Knapford & Elsbridge Light Railway
by Neil
Jul 6, 2020 15:02:38 GMT
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Discuss upcoming releases or even your current favourite videos from the series!

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26 2,655 Your own DVD ideas
by Ethan SD (TFT Productions)
Jul 7, 2020 13:44:26 GMT
No New Posts Merchandise Discussion - 2 Viewing

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

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84 10,762 Rare, Interesting and Unusual eBay finds
by Sleeper Agent
Jul 6, 2020 8:57:09 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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138 5,716 Sodor: The True Story
by splatter
Jul 5, 2020 18:52:51 GMT
No New Posts SiF-ellaneous

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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167 5,125 Tales from Sudria
by Spencer26
Jun 19, 2020 5:13:39 GMT
No New Posts Your Own Railway Series Style Stories - 4 Viewing

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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286 2,052 "What If...?" Brainstorming
by mastertrams
Jun 28, 2020 11:23:46 GMT
No New Posts SiF Independent Works

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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214 2,640 Dimensional Knight Psychonizer: Brass Vengance!
by Litchfield the A2
Jul 3, 2020 17:57:38 GMT

Media and Art

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No New Posts The David Mitton Production Suite - 2 Viewing

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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Sub-board: General Media Discussion

208 15,628 Crane Engine Production Studios: A Shock In The Yards
by Madness
Jul 7, 2020 19:26:36 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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68 8,554 Edited/Photoshopped/Retouched Thomas Images
by Litchfield the A2
Jul 6, 2020 18:49:42 GMT

Star Tugs Pier

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

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74 4,339 TUGS Postopia
by Armada Starscream
Jun 13, 2020 4:34:10 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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54 1,010 General TUGS Fanart Gallery
by neonhydrogen
Jul 7, 2020 21:12:52 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

Real and Model Railway Discussion

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Big Railways, little Railways, continental Railways, even RailROADS! Talk about them and real locomotives here!

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247 8,162 Railway F.A.Q.s
by gazer14
Jun 12, 2020 17:19:51 GMT
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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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268 17,354 Toms Workbench - Model Maker - O Gauge
by BluePioneer
Jul 6, 2020 3:43:01 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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Jul 7, 2020 2:13:35 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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Sub-boards: Books, Music, Gaming

411 14,739 Chuggington
by derpadederp1999
Jun 24, 2020 0:27:44 GMT
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Anything not to do with Thomas, post it here for the enjoyment of forum members!

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Shoutbox

Welcome To The SiF Shoutbox!
Madness: Tonight's new episode of 'Mini-Series' Season 5 aires in 3 hours on my YouTube channel: youtu.be/Pmcmbuz6U50 :) . stars in this one :D . Jul 2, 2020 18:28:58 GMT *
jamesred: Happy Belated Birthday To Our Favorite Tram Engine, Toby & Christopher Awdry Jul 3, 2020 8:07:58 GMT
jamesred: Good Morning Jul 3, 2020 8:16:31 GMT
LNERandBR: If you haven't seen it already, the last part of ERS Novel 11, Sir Stephen and the Lost Engine has been released :) Read it here: sodorislandforums.com/post/376673/thread Jul 3, 2020 10:54:03 GMT
TEngine: More new additions to the Audio Archives this week... including some exclusive firsts... ^^ www.youtube.com/channel/UC_CNUCzymwrcgJyftLMbxag Jul 3, 2020 12:40:33 GMT
Engine 87546: Happy 4th of July the USA freedom turns 244 years old today Jul 4, 2020 15:30:07 GMT
dtchapman1: You mean the day of year Jul 5, 2020 10:04:59 GMT
Silvermoth: Oh what a coincidence Toby has the same birthday as I do Jul 5, 2020 12:30:34 GMT
Sleeper Agent: Bit late but happy 106th Silvermoth! Jul 5, 2020 13:16:53 GMT
Madness: Happy Belated Birthday . Jul 5, 2020 20:33:51 GMT
Kyle: With the coming of Summer, the ERS Team is pleased to announce their latest reader competition - The ERS Summer 2020 Illustration Competition! Details on what the competition involves, and how to enter, can be found below: Jul 6, 2020 10:02:19 GMT
Kyle: sodorislandforums.com/thread/8268/ers-summer-2020-illustration-competition Jul 6, 2020 10:02:21 GMT
Armada Starscream: Hello. Does anyone know if there is somewhere online I can find the parts schematics for Hornby Oliver and Bear? Or other models of the same class? I wanted to get the schematics just in case I need to do work on them. Jul 6, 2020 21:03:57 GMT
DmayExpress: Today is Ringo Starr's 80th Birthday! Jul 7, 2020 5:22:51 GMT
dtchapman1: You can use the hornby GWR 14XX and Class 35 sheets. They are identical. Jul 7, 2020 10:40:09 GMT
Madness: I have a new audio adaptation story premiering in 25 minutes: www.youtube.com/watch?v=e77bXd78Vb8 Jul 7, 2020 21:06:18 GMT
Armada Starscream: dtchapman1 Thank you. Is there anywhere I can find some sets of schematics online? I live in the US, and thus don't have regular access to Hornby Models. Jul 7, 2020 22:35:37 GMT *
dtchapman1: Not to be petty, but I wrote that. Second, Hornby have all of their service sheets on their website in pdf form. Whether or not you'll be able to download them from the States, I don't know Jul 7, 2020 23:10:13 GMT
Armada Starscream: dtchapman1 oh! I'm so sorry, my mistake! I have changed it. Jul 8, 2020 0:47:18 GMT
Armada Starscream: I think I have downloaded them, thank you dtchapman1! may I ask what basis the Hornby Dart is too? Jul 8, 2020 1:00:33 GMT