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Home to discussion of all 'Thomas' topics that don't belong in other sections. Here you'll find threads ranging from 'Thomas in the News' and 'Thomas References' to 'Thomas Dreams' and 'Alternate Perceptions'. SiF's catch-all thread 'POSTOPIA' can also be found here, where community members can discuss and ask questions about just about anything Thomas-related.

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110 15,100 How did you get into the show?
by The Thomas Cynic
May 13, 2021 16:38:01 GMT
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With around 24 series, a feature film, 16 feature length specials, songs, a spin-off series and online content there's plenty for SiF community members to discuss about the realm of the Thomas & Friends television series!

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May 15, 2021 1:23:31 GMT
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Home to discussion about the Reverend Wilbert Awdry, Christopher Awdry and their classic works which went on to inspire the hit television show. Look here for threads on the Railway Series volumes, 'The Island of Sodor: Its People, History and Railways', 'The Thomas the Tank Engine Man', 'Sodor: Reading Between the Lines' and more!

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99 12,007 Big News! The Talyllyn Railway 'Awdry Extravaganza'
by Loey Machan
May 14, 2021 12:04:45 GMT
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Home to discussion about upcoming releases or even your current favourite videos and DVDs from the Thomas & Friends television series!

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25 2,612 Your own DVD ideas
by Two Red Engines
May 9, 2021 22:43:11 GMT
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Home to discussion about all areas of Thomas & Friends merchandise including books, games and toys, both past and present. Look here for discussion ranging from Thomas magazines to the My Story Library and from ERTL to Take 'n' Play!

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by Nicholas
May 13, 2021 22:14:23 GMT

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Here you can post your own Thomas-related fan works for other SiF community members to read, from your own stories to bios for original characters!

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May 15, 2021 5:38:31 GMT
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Home to anything fan-related that doesn't belong anywhere else on the forum! Come here for fan-art, feature length stories, special presentations and more besides!

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May 12, 2021 12:33:20 GMT
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Post your own Railway Series style books and stories here. No need to keep continuity with others and no need for approval from Evaluators - here, your own creativity can run freely!

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May 12, 2021 18:39:19 GMT
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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 2,627 The Railways of Bromstead Park
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Apr 14, 2021 3:04:26 GMT

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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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Apr 24, 2021 18:55:02 GMT
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Here you can display your original artwork, edited images, sprites, signature pictures and other creations to do with Thomas or otherwise.

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May 15, 2021 5:31:35 GMT

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

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248 8,215 General Railway News and Discussion
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May 15, 2021 0:48:34 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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273 17,579 Thomas Bachmann Models
by Armada Starscream
May 15, 2021 3:05:29 GMT
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Home to SiF's discussion of Virtual Railway Simulators such as Auran's Trainz Railroad Simulator, Microsoft Train Simulator, Dovetail Games's Train Simulator, ROBLOX and various others compatible with the incredible Thomas-related content currently available from multiple 3D modelling workshops and modellers.

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by apd5143
May 12, 2021 13:10:00 GMT

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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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May 14, 2021 4:10:44 GMT
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harperman: I Am reading the entire ERS Library to gain a better understanding of it and its universe before attempting to try my hand at becoming an ERS Writer myself : D May 7, 2021 15:50:52 GMT *
BNSF1995: Maybe they shouldn't have been so hasty to get rid of the 125s: www.bbc.com/news/uk-57036247 May 8, 2021 20:14:56 GMT
Christian the Atlantic Class: If the RWS were to return, Richard Awdry would most likely write it. May 11, 2021 0:56:53 GMT
toadthegwrbrakevan: Maybe, I think Chris Awdry is more likely to continue the series. May 11, 2021 21:37:02 GMT
Christian the Atlantic Class: That explains. May 12, 2021 14:01:39 GMT
harperman: sodorislandforums.com/thread/8571/miniature-diesel-hydraulics just finished all 4 story's for this RWS Thingy May 12, 2021 18:45:04 GMT
harperman: Also i have read up to 149 of 376 ERS Volumes May 12, 2021 22:47:47 GMT
zeldatheswordsm: Railway modelling hot take: Daylight under the boiler is overrated in OO, and it might be best to glue acetate shielding behind it on locos that have it to mitigate dust inflow. Especially locos where the body is actually screwed to the chassis. May 12, 2021 23:19:41 GMT
Engine 87546: Happy 76th anniversary to The Three Railway Engines. Published on May 12th, 1945. May 13, 2021 1:22:50 GMT
harperman: I Have also read through the entirety of ERS Novel 6 May 13, 2021 14:54:41 GMT
Mr. Coffey Pot: youtu.be/lluLznqMdII ~ A brand new episode of #TheStationMastersOffice is now available to view on YouTube from yours truly! May 13, 2021 18:25:06 GMT
jimzebmk1: Happy 70th anniversary to the Talyllyn Railway today - here's to many more years of gallant old engines! May 14, 2021 13:01:47 GMT
ZachThomas2K: I posted a new game in the game thread if anyone wants to check it out May 14, 2021 21:43:05 GMT
ZachThomas2K: It's based off of the past acronym game but this time for RWS and Annual/Magazine stories May 14, 2021 21:43:27 GMT
TheGreenBeetle: I officially graduated College. Done with school May 14, 2021 21:50:08 GMT
harperman: Good Job TheGreenBeetle May 14, 2021 22:29:31 GMT
TheGreenBeetle: Thanks harperman May 14, 2021 22:31:39 GMT
harperman: np TheGrenBeetle May 15, 2021 0:35:15 GMT
Alex: I too offer my congratulations to you, GreenBeetle. May 15, 2021 4:42:20 GMT
The Thomas Cynic: Nice one, the dark days are over and the darker days have begun. Congrats! May 15, 2021 5:33:04 GMT