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    That's 3L of 7.33% ABV... Or they won't bother...

    That's 3L of 7.33% ABV...

    Or they won't bother with the frosty jack cider and will now just buy cheap scotch/vodka/gin instead. A 750ml (standard bottle) of 37.5% ABV spirits is 28.1 units - or...
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    Of course the ugly truth about minimum pricing is...

    Of course the ugly truth about minimum pricing is it impacts and affects and penalises the moderate drinker that can control their intake and behaviour. So the person that has a couple of glasses a...
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    Whatever govts do wrt emissions and vehicles in...

    Whatever govts do wrt emissions and vehicles in the future they won't retroactively apply the rules. So if you have a vehicle that at sikme time wouldn't pass the rules, you will still be able to...
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    amen. Refugee crisis: Story of two Syrian...

    amen.


    Refugee crisis: Story of two Syrian men who died trying to swim to England | The Independent

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    So what did he say when you demonstrated it there...

    So what did he say when you demonstrated it there and then? ie start the engine, put it in gear, drop the clutch and stall, and then push the clutch in and the engine restarted?

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    Our bed isn;t - we bought the van converted from...

    Our bed isn;t - we bought the van converted from someone who had bought the van converted. It fits snugly between the kitchen unit/storage units down one side and the opposite wall and just stands...
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    Our bed is a rock and roll bed. [edit - was "rick...

    Our bed is a rock and roll bed. [edit - was "rick and roll"!]

    how do you permanently fasten that to the van - as when it needs putting up you'd have to unscrew it?

    as for the table... any...
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    So they'd rather send you away than take money...

    So they'd rather send you away than take money for a spot that is otherwise empty?



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    How does one learn about this stuff? I...

    How does one learn about this stuff?

    I wouldn't have had a clue if I didn't peruse this site.

    Does your ferry ticket come with a load of bumf? (That undoubtedly looks like advertising bumf...
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    So what happens if in ignorance you drive without...

    So what happens if in ignorance you drive without a sticker? (or deliberately come to that! :-) )

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    I'd say that should you be so unfortunate as to...

    I'd say that should you be so unfortunate as to have your next MH stolen the insurance company would still have to pay out - that is their contractural agreement (assuming you met all requirements of...
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    except the non-fault driver rarely has the option...

    except the non-fault driver rarely has the option to think about their actions before its too late of course. And the "perpetrator" of the incident is not equivalent.

    So no, its not the same at...
  13. My point was in reply to the claim that "There is...

    My point was in reply to the claim that "There is no incentive for a landlord to let you stay if all he is going to sell is a couple of beers."

    My point was that there is plenty of incentive for a...
  14. That still however requires the entering...

    That still however requires the entering driver/vehicle owner to be aware that is what is required.

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  15. I've also been told by a copper chum, that its...

    I've also been told by a copper chum, that its also about "letting off the handbrake and taking out of gear"... keys can be elsewhere but this could still happen.

    Allegedly.

    I'm not saying...
  16. Poll: Amen to that. We have a culture where cars are...

    Amen to that. We have a culture where cars are placed on pedastals and "HAVE" to be perfect. frankly if you can;t afford a scratch or dink then you can;t afford the car. Other's mileage may vary!
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  17. Poll: This is such a valid point. The driving test is...

    This is such a valid point. The driving test is nothing more than a tick box exercise, with a fairly low bar. However, there is no public not governmental interest in re-tests and its a koot point...
  18. Poll: Some of them continue doing so for at least...

    Some of them continue doing so for at least thirty or forty years it seems too...

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  19. Poll: I entirely agree. But the law says insurers...

    I entirely agree. But the law says insurers cannot discriminate on sex, which is a factor in actuarial statistical analysis...

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  20. Poll: Presumably there is some sort of centralised...

    Presumably there is some sort of centralised insurance though? Provided by whatever means (potentially Govt funded?). So that 3rd parties can get their vehicles repaired and in the worse scenarios...
  21. Poll: well, it may have been in that his license would...

    well, it may have been in that his license would have been removed and he couldn't have slipped through that safety net the rest of you kindly provided (and that's not a pee-take :-)

    Of course,...
  22. Poll: Road Tax was abolished in 1937. VED is...

    Road Tax was abolished in 1937.

    VED is emissions based as part of the green initiative. Its the way its been decreed by govt(s), so putting it on fuel wouldn't achieve the same intended aims.
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  23. True - but Ive never been "declined" when I've...

    True - but Ive never been "declined" when I've explained, but my sample to be fair is very small. I suspect it probably helps if you require gluten-free, kosher vegan food. What constitutes "eating"...
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    OMG! What did this pillock say when you told him...

    OMG! What did this pillock say when you told him the realties?

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    A361 Chipping Norton-Banbury

    3.4 miles out of Chipping Norton towards Banbury on the A361 there is a large layby to the eastern side of the A361. Its separate from the road and has loads of room. there were a couple of trucks...
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