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nivens wrote: Mon Oct 04, 2021 12:35 pm There was lots of queues and empty stations here the first weekend that the media picked it up, just idiots panic buying though. I get the impression that this was really limited to a few parts of the south east but since that's where all our media and 'leaders' live it gets reported as a UK issue.
As we all know, everything centres around London in this country, if it's not happening in the SE then it doesn't exist. ;)
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London. Where’s that ?
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The place where beer costs £7/pint and wine £10/glass. ;)
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Pleased I don’t drink 🚱
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I don't much these days, not through choice, but some sort of late onset alcohol intolerance!! Very annoying as I have 50 bottles of rum still!!! :oops: :x
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Christmas is about 95 days away. Make a load of rum butter and get down the local car boot sale.
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I believe it’s just 82/83 days away, my daughter reminds me everyday. Bloody Christmas!! Bah humbug. :o :lol:
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OneTwenty wrote: Mon Oct 04, 2021 11:59 am It's slightly funny when people on the news are saying to not allow people to fill up if they have a quarter of a tank left - in my car that only gets me about 40-45 miles!! :D
WHAT you only have a range of 160 on a full tank - WOW
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pje16 wrote: Mon Oct 04, 2021 8:18 pm
OneTwenty wrote: Mon Oct 04, 2021 11:59 am It's slightly funny when people on the news are saying to not allow people to fill up if they have a quarter of a tank left - in my car that only gets me about 40-45 miles!! :D
WHAT you only have a range of 160 on a full tank - WOW
Depends on usage, but in general day to day driving I normally get 180-200 miles before it needs filling up. I only drive it once during the week, normally just going into town etc so once warmed up I like to give it the beans, even more so now the intake is fitted.

So in the week I get 21mpg so can empty the tank quickly. The upside is that might take a month to do if we don’t go out at weekends.

But then if we drive to London a few times a year I get 40mpg+ and will easily get 400 miles to a tank. :)
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400 on a run... that's more like it 8)
thanks for taking the time to explain
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RONHULLOCK wrote: Sun Oct 03, 2021 12:45 pm
Ezzra wrote: Tue Sep 28, 2021 8:36 am
racey1979 wrote: Mon Sep 27, 2021 8:01 pm I genuinely believe Evolution in human beings is rapidly going backwards.
We have a whole generation believing a man can have a cervix......
To quote Monty python,where's the foetus going to gestate,in a box?😂
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Mate,I really find the way of the world these days extremely confusing,maybe it's because I come from a time when things were simpler.😁
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Another incident today to back up my previous comment. Reports of a shooting this afternoon at a park in my home town, which was near a children's play area. Paramedics, air ambulance, police, armed response all at the scene. The victim lays dying on the floor being worked on by paramedics so what do some parents do ? Stand around gawping and filming whilst their young kids (and I mean young kids) watch on, and even comment on what is going off, and then they post the photos & videos on Facebook. Absolute fapping troglodytes. :censored:
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