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  • n. Alternative spelling of train spotting.

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Examples

  • The trainspotting was a male activity in 80s Britain and refers to a variety of obsessions.

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  • Don't be fooled by the title, this movie has no correlation to "trainspotting", it is the title of the original book written by Irvine Welsh - it refers to a scene in the book which was omitted from the movie, so no need to continue?

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  • Liberal England: Calder's Comfort Farm: Norman Baker, trainspotting and terrorism. comment-link {margin-left:. 6em;}

    Calder's Comfort Farm: Norman Baker, trainspotting and terrorism

  • Unless you're an obssessive cineaste with trainspotting tendencies, there's little sense in ticking off the Roman locations from Fellini's films, the places associated with il maestro's life.

    Finding Fellini

  • David Moles: I'm not denying that it provides those pleasures, but I think you can't dismiss the trainspotting, stamp-collecting aspect either -- the sheer plethora of implied, distinct collectable figurines and playsets, the number of possible "which would win in a fight, X or Y?" matchups.

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  • A la trainspotting/adminspotting, we have jedispotting.

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  • You might as well say that you can justify trainspotting because it provides useful statistics on train movements.

    Humble pi

  • Calculating pi to n digits is the trainspotting of the mathematical world.

    Humble pi

  • I'm not denying that it provides those pleasures, but I think you can't dismiss the trainspotting, stamp-collecting aspect either -- the sheer plethora of implied, distinct collectable figurines and playsets, the number of possible "which would win in a fight, X or Y?" matchups.

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  • A TSSA spokesman said: At our meeting in York with National Express management we were categorically told that trainspotting is being banned without exception.

    Trainspotters to be banned by National Express

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