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Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 11th August 2022, 21:11
Replies: 6
Views: 119
Posted By Borg Warner
https://www.mylondon.news/whats-on/food-drink-news...

https://www.mylondon.news/whats-on/food-drink-news/london-restaurant-ukraine-refugees-chelsea-24708213?fbclid=IwAR3g0xRJC7YtQGNiOx3A8hr_cIjJiKUSSaQEX7zTJDLoXuJw2ROqYSHj2_8
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Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 11th August 2022, 20:08
Replies: 6
Views: 119
Posted By Borg Warner
It's the same everywhere else. I can think...

It's the same everywhere else.

I can think of two countries I would choose to live in.

1. The United Kingdom.

2. Great Britain.
Forum: Social Forum 8th August 2022, 21:01
Replies: 331
Views: 16,479
Posted By Borg Warner
https://www.directdebit.co.uk/direct-debit-explain...

https://www.directdebit.co.uk/direct-debit-explained/direct-debit-guarantee/
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 8th August 2022, 14:20
Replies: 23
Views: 968
Posted By Borg Warner
My garage list the parts used and the price. If...

My garage list the parts used and the price. If I want to check what I would pay and I do, I simply look at either the manufacturer's Web site and or a car part supplier's web site.

The garage...
Forum: Social Forum 8th August 2022, 11:06
Replies: 331
Views: 16,479
Posted By Borg Warner
Really not a good idea: ...

Really not a good idea:

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-62435432

Unless of course we all do it.
Forum: Social Forum 4th August 2022, 23:21
Replies: 6
Views: 223
Posted By Borg Warner
Well just goes to show that they are all...

Well just goes to show that they are all overpaid.

Same as the pundits.
Forum: Social Forum 3rd August 2022, 15:28
Replies: 22
Views: 648
Posted By Borg Warner
One thing's for certain, you'll never see a poor...

One thing's for certain, you'll never see a poor financial advisor.

Before I retired I spoke to several IFAs. All had nice cars and nice offices. None of 'em ended up with my pot though.
Forum: Social Forum 3rd August 2022, 08:44
Replies: 22
Views: 648
Posted By Borg Warner
Shell: ...

Shell:

https://money.cnn.com/quote/shareholders/shareholders.html?symb=SHEL&subView=institutional

BP:

https://money.cnn.com/quote/shareholders/shareholders.html?symb=BP&subView=institutional
Forum: Social Forum 2nd August 2022, 17:36
Replies: 22
Views: 648
Posted By Borg Warner
Shell have an arm that sells the fuel. It has,...

Shell have an arm that sells the fuel. It has, apparently, been making a loss. If they started to subsidise them it would have all sorts of issues going forward.

No idea of the solution to all...
Forum: Social Forum 2nd August 2022, 09:40
Replies: 22
Views: 648
Posted By Borg Warner
One could always look on the bright side;...

One could always look on the bright side; pensions doing OK.

Greed is good as they say, but this is truly obscene. Unfortunately we have a government in limbo so not expecting them to say or do...
Forum: Social Forum 1st August 2022, 08:47
Replies: 41
Views: 1,549
Posted By Borg Warner
Credit were credit is due. One can only play...

Credit were credit is due.

One can only play against what is provided. Take advantage and exploit the opportunities given. The England ladies did precisely that.

A win is a win.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 1st August 2022, 08:41
Replies: 9
Views: 579
Posted By Borg Warner
Rather strong money, similar to an XJc 4.2 I...

Rather strong money, similar to an XJc 4.2 I noticed recently.

Anyway.

Nice looking motor though, down to the purchaser as to what they do with it. Some see such things as an investment,...
Forum: Social Forum 1st August 2022, 08:32
Replies: 41
Views: 1,549
Posted By Borg Warner
I wonder if we'll be reminded of this for the...

I wonder if we'll be reminded of this for the next 60 years or so?

Also wonder how many will be honoured in some form come the New Year?

Excuse my cynical comments though, well done to them...
Forum: Social Forum 1st August 2022, 08:25
Replies: 4
Views: 194
Posted By Borg Warner
Nichelle Nichols dies at 89

See the lovely Lt. Uhura has been beamed up:

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-62373143

Very sad.
Forum: Social Forum 27th July 2022, 08:46
Replies: 41
Views: 1,549
Posted By Borg Warner
Watched a little of it. Bit like watching a...

Watched a little of it.

Bit like watching a good film on a VHS tape. Great film but poor quality.

Anyway it's an England sporting good story. Really hope they do the business over tonight's...
Forum: Social Forum 19th July 2022, 18:43
Replies: 43
Views: 1,206
Posted By Borg Warner
See a number of fires have broken out. Hope...

See a number of fires have broken out.

Hope to goodness folks ain't been having barbecues.

We get regular Amber/Red alerts for other, more frequent, weather extremes, high winds, rain, snow. ...
Forum: Social Forum 19th July 2022, 10:01
Replies: 43
Views: 1,206
Posted By Borg Warner
My wife is part Scottish and we have considered a...

My wife is part Scottish and we have considered a move there, Ayrshire in particular. Sadly they have an unusual house sale/purchase system which, coupled with the logistics of getting there, make...
Forum: Social Forum 19th July 2022, 09:46
Replies: 193
Views: 8,840
Posted By Borg Warner
Appears the lawyers will be getting rich: ...

Appears the lawyers will be getting rich:

https://www.thenational.scot/news/20287950.scottish-independence-referendum-showdown-supreme-court-sees-first-loss-uk/

But:
...
Forum: Social Forum 19th July 2022, 09:02
Replies: 43
Views: 1,206
Posted By Borg Warner
It is also soul destroying living in what feels...

It is also soul destroying living in what feels like a permanent summer.

Despite loving Suffolk we are, sadly, going to have to move to a cooler area of the country.

The North West sounds...
Forum: Social Forum 18th July 2022, 09:48
Replies: 43
Views: 1,206
Posted By Borg Warner
Only it's not enjoyable for some of us. I've...

Only it's not enjoyable for some of us.

I've already had to use my preventer inhaler, never had to do that so early in the day before. I don't even go in the garden without it, the nebuliser is...
Forum: Social Forum 17th July 2022, 15:33
Replies: 21
Views: 756
Posted By Borg Warner
Sold my ZT 6 years ago now, proceeds went to...

Sold my ZT 6 years ago now, proceeds went to Breast Cancer UK as my wife had been diagnosed with stage 3 breast cancer the year before. Tough old battle it is too.

Like you Ray I still visit...
Forum: Social Forum 17th July 2022, 09:24
Replies: 43
Views: 1,206
Posted By Borg Warner
Amber today: ...

Amber today:

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-62195015

Good to see the government issuing some advice to the public.
Forum: Social Forum 16th July 2022, 12:40
Replies: 43
Views: 1,206
Posted By Borg Warner
Already had to use my ventolin inhaler, nearly...

Already had to use my ventolin inhaler, nearly everyday now, might normally use it once maybe twice a year? Also had to use my nebuliser 3 times over the last 2 weeks, normally I go years without...
Forum: Social Forum 16th July 2022, 08:55
Replies: 43
Views: 1,206
Posted By Borg Warner
Heatwave

Seems it's going to exceptionally warm this coming week.

Already been suffering somewhat and have cancelled a trip over to the west Midlands due to the weather.

Not looking forward to it. ...
Forum: Social Forum 12th July 2022, 09:41
Replies: 41
Views: 1,549
Posted By Borg Warner
It was yes. Suspect it will sit on the desk...

It was yes.

Suspect it will sit on the desk or wall of the chief exec's office.
Forum: Social Forum 12th July 2022, 08:44
Replies: 41
Views: 1,549
Posted By Borg Warner
No surprise we hold sportsmen/women in high...

No surprise we hold sportsmen/women in high esteem. I mean it must be really difficult to kick ball this weather.

Meanwhile:
...
Forum: Social Forum 12th July 2022, 08:15
Replies: 33
Views: 1,471
Posted By Borg Warner
Seems this doesn't apply to cyclists: ...

Seems this doesn't apply to cyclists:

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-wales-62020427
Forum: Social Forum 11th July 2022, 15:53
Replies: 54
Views: 2,062
Posted By Borg Warner
Wordle 387 4/6 ⬜🟩⬜⬜⬜ ⬜🟩⬜⬜⬜ 🟩🟩⬜⬜⬜ 🟩🟩🟩🟩🟩

Wordle 387 4/6

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Forum: Social Forum 11th July 2022, 11:29
Replies: 5
Views: 139
Posted By Borg Warner
Do they remove the old copper cables then? ...

Do they remove the old copper cables then? Interesting if they do, would guess they are in ducts so easy enough. Lecky cables are usually left if they are laid direct, too expensive to excavate...
Forum: Social Forum 10th July 2022, 14:28
Replies: 54
Views: 2,062
Posted By Borg Warner
Wordle 386 2/6 🟩🟨⬜🟩🟨 🟩🟩🟩🟩🟩

Wordle 386 2/6

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Forum: Social Forum 10th July 2022, 13:57
Replies: 10
Views: 391
Posted By Borg Warner
Today it's people voicing their disproval,...

Today it's people voicing their disproval, tomorrow it's verbal abuse, next week it's an egg or flour. Next month it's something more damaging and dangerous.

Former Japanese pm shot couple of...
Forum: Social Forum 9th July 2022, 21:25
Replies: 10
Views: 391
Posted By Borg Warner
Prescott? Yup most definitely.

Prescott? Yup most definitely.
Forum: Social Forum 9th July 2022, 20:23
Replies: 10
Views: 391
Posted By Borg Warner
Been worse: https://youtu.be/4Kyi6G9l_CU ...

Been worse:

https://youtu.be/4Kyi6G9l_CU

A lot worse.
Forum: Social Forum 7th July 2022, 19:16
Replies: 331
Views: 16,479
Posted By Borg Warner
Just had me DD reduction confirmed. Funny...

Just had me DD reduction confirmed.

Funny enough I'm paying less than this time last year despite being on a more expensive tariff.
Forum: Social Forum 7th July 2022, 19:00
Replies: 193
Views: 8,840
Posted By Borg Warner
Suppose we could all go down the UDI...

Suppose we could all go down the UDI route.:eek::eek:

On one of the digi channels recently was a programme about the break up of the former Yugoslavia.

Truly horrifying.
Forum: Social Forum 7th July 2022, 18:55
Replies: 33
Views: 1,471
Posted By Borg Warner
Me sitting in my steel cage is irrelevant. The...

Me sitting in my steel cage is irrelevant. The cyclist isn't. He's the one who would come off worst.
Forum: Social Forum 7th July 2022, 15:34
Replies: 193
Views: 8,840
Posted By Borg Warner
Scottish independence has everything to do with...

Scottish independence has everything to do with the the rest of the UK.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 7th July 2022, 15:26
Replies: 10
Views: 1,033
Posted By Borg Warner
Wish I could say that.

Wish I could say that.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 6th July 2022, 19:40
Replies: 12
Views: 1,189
Posted By Borg Warner
Kerridges are currently servicing/mot the Jag. A...

Kerridges are currently servicing/mot the Jag. A number of suspension gaiters have perished, these were replaced this time last year and weren't cheap. They are not charging me.

Unlike a garage...
Forum: Social Forum 6th July 2022, 19:32
Replies: 193
Views: 8,840
Posted By Borg Warner
Looks like the answer is no from our beleaguered...

Looks like the answer is no from our beleaguered pm.

Interesting times.
Forum: Social Forum 6th July 2022, 10:01
Replies: 193
Views: 8,840
Posted By Borg Warner
Think the problem is, both sides twist the...

Think the problem is, both sides twist the figures to suit their own perfidious agenda. Doubt we'll ever get any truth or accuracy.

One thing for certain, it will be nothing like what the...
Forum: Social Forum 5th July 2022, 23:18
Replies: 193
Views: 8,840
Posted By Borg Warner
Worth another read: ...

Worth another read:

https://www.instituteforgovernment.org.uk/explainers/barnett-formula
Forum: Social Forum 5th July 2022, 20:45
Replies: 193
Views: 8,840
Posted By Borg Warner
Worth a read: ...

Worth a read:

https://www.gov.scot/publications/scotlands-future/pages/5/
Forum: Social Forum 5th July 2022, 20:36
Replies: 193
Views: 8,840
Posted By Borg Warner
There is no English Westminster Government.

There is no English Westminster Government.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th July 2022, 09:03
Replies: 12
Views: 1,189
Posted By Borg Warner
I use Kerridges too.

I use Kerridges too.
Forum: Social Forum 5th July 2022, 09:00
Replies: 331
Views: 16,479
Posted By Borg Warner
They've dropped it by £20/month. I'm happy...

They've dropped it by £20/month.

I'm happy with that.
Forum: Social Forum 4th July 2022, 16:10
Replies: 331
Views: 16,479
Posted By Borg Warner
I'm going to check what we've used over the last...

I'm going to check what we've used over the last 12 months and see what it shows.
Forum: Social Forum 3rd July 2022, 20:48
Replies: 331
Views: 16,479
Posted By Borg Warner
We're with British Gas too. I've just provided...

We're with British Gas too. I've just provided my readings and we're in quite a bit of credit.

Strange they're not suggesting we drop the DD a little.

Not.
Forum: Social Forum 3rd July 2022, 09:58
Replies: 131
Views: 5,938
Posted By Borg Warner
Seems there might be some sort of demo tomorrow: ...

Seems there might be some sort of demo tomorrow:

https://www.express.co.uk/life-style/cars/1634682/driver-warning-fuel-protests-petrol-diesel-drivers-warned-chaos-uk
Forum: Social Forum 2nd July 2022, 16:23
Replies: 4
Views: 324
Posted By Borg Warner
Thankfully you introduced yourself I see, they...

Thankfully you introduced yourself I see, they can be a little strange with new members who ask for help without first introducing themselves.

There are indeed some very knowledgeable folks on...
Forum: Social Forum 2nd July 2022, 09:26
Replies: 193
Views: 8,840
Posted By Borg Warner
I find members contributions on all sorts of...

I find members contributions on all sorts of topics interesting, whether car related, health related, economic or whatever. They are after all part of life's rich tapestry and my well be brought...
Forum: Social Forum 30th June 2022, 22:56
Replies: 33
Views: 1,471
Posted By Borg Warner
Followed one into the next town recently. Gave...

Followed one into the next town recently. Gave him plenty of room when I passed him. Little further on there was a set of temporary traffic lights on red. I stopped behind a works van and watched...
Forum: Social Forum 30th June 2022, 22:47
Replies: 13
Views: 665
Posted By Borg Warner
She dodged a bullet there. If she'd have signed...

She dodged a bullet there. If she'd have signed up, after a short while, they would most likely have been onto her to reduce her costs slightly. Little later on it would be can you reduce them a...
Forum: Social Forum 30th June 2022, 17:21
Replies: 14
Views: 459
Posted By Borg Warner
Number of my former colleagues earned somewhat in...

Number of my former colleagues earned somewhat in excess of £100k. Boy they worked for it and if they made a mistake people could get killed. Besides some folk need to be motivated and sadly for...
Forum: Social Forum 30th June 2022, 17:15
Replies: 14
Views: 459
Posted By Borg Warner
Well done for that mate. I'm helping a...

Well done for that mate.

I'm helping a niece who is going through a messy divorce, not on the same scale though.

Respect man, respect.
Forum: Social Forum 28th June 2022, 18:00
Replies: 131
Views: 5,938
Posted By Borg Warner
Paid £1.80 for a litre yesterday at my local...

Paid £1.80 for a litre yesterday at my local Tesco.

Glad I don't have to fill up every 10 days or so as I was doing whilst at work.
Forum: Social Forum 28th June 2022, 17:55
Replies: 193
Views: 8,840
Posted By Borg Warner
Well October 19th next year has been proposed. ...

Well October 19th next year has been proposed.

No details though, which is a worry.
Forum: Social Forum 28th June 2022, 09:59
Replies: 193
Views: 8,840
Posted By Borg Warner
For the most part it's been quite civil and...

For the most part it's been quite civil and respectful I think. Folks have aired their concerns as to the effect the possible breaking up of the country could have. I for one have been most...
Forum: Social Forum 27th June 2022, 23:09
Replies: 193
Views: 8,840
Posted By Borg Warner
Interesting read: ...

Interesting read:

https://ukdefencejournal.org.uk/scotland-in-new-era-of-investment-in-defence-sector/
Forum: Social Forum 27th June 2022, 16:09
Replies: 193
Views: 8,840
Posted By Borg Warner
Each side of this discussion believes they fund...

Each side of this discussion believes they fund the other.

But it isn't just about the money.
Forum: Social Forum 27th June 2022, 12:23
Replies: 193
Views: 8,840
Posted By Borg Warner
The polls still show it too close to call, so...

The polls still show it too close to call, so whatever happens half the country will not be happy. Whilst the promises any politician makes are not worth the paper they are written on. They will...
Forum: Social Forum 26th June 2022, 23:31
Replies: 193
Views: 8,840
Posted By Borg Warner
I understand that there is more information being...

I understand that there is more information being published on Tuesday by the SNP on the details of any future independent Scotland.

This will make interesting reading that's for sure.

With...
Forum: Social Forum 26th June 2022, 23:18
Replies: 331
Views: 16,479
Posted By Borg Warner
Single phase analogue meters used to have a cert...

Single phase analogue meters used to have a cert date of 19 years. When changed they would be brought in to the workshop serviced and recertified for another 19 years. Occasionally customers would...
Forum: Social Forum 26th June 2022, 13:15
Replies: 193
Views: 8,840
Posted By Borg Warner
One of the many things a country needs is...

One of the many things a country needs is stability.

Insanity Is Doing the Same Thing Over and Over Again and Expecting Different Results.

https://quoteinvestigator.com/2017/03/23/same/
Forum: Social Forum 26th June 2022, 09:01
Replies: 193
Views: 8,840
Posted By Borg Warner
It is, in part, deflection. When things aren't...

It is, in part, deflection. When things aren't quite going to plan for people, they try to divert attention away from themselves and the subject matter. The subject is irrelevant.

Our elected...
Forum: Social Forum 25th June 2022, 20:04
Replies: 193
Views: 8,840
Posted By Borg Warner
2 of the 3 leaving? Think there are 4 in this...

2 of the 3 leaving? Think there are 4 in this relationship, for the most part the English quarter are not considered to be asked what they would like.

This whole subject is considered by some to...
Forum: Social Forum 25th June 2022, 08:46
Replies: 16
Views: 700
Posted By Borg Warner
My local garage had a Bentley in for some...

My local garage had a Bentley in for some accident repair a while back. Rear light cluster needed replacing.

In excess of a grand if I recall correctly.

Ouch.
Forum: Social Forum 24th June 2022, 08:47
Replies: 13
Views: 559
Posted By Borg Warner
There's a number of programmes on the digi...

There's a number of programmes on the digi channels that cover air crash investigations. Very interesting they are too, some of the reasons for the incidents are quite worrying. Glad I don't fly.
...
Forum: Social Forum 23rd June 2022, 23:46
Replies: 4
Views: 206
Posted By Borg Warner
Have a good variety of birds in the garden. We...

Have a good variety of birds in the garden. We mostly have Sparrows this year. Gosh they are noisy by our kitchen door. We also have a rather large number of Starlings this year too. Even more...
Forum: Social Forum 20th June 2022, 21:24
Replies: 193
Views: 8,840
Posted By Borg Warner
When is an independence referendum not an...

When is an independence referendum not an independence referendum?:

https://www.express.co.uk/news/politics/1628087/nicola-sturgeon-scottish-independence-referendum-legal-loophole-snp-latest
...
Forum: Social Forum 20th June 2022, 19:29
Replies: 193
Views: 8,840
Posted By Borg Warner
Base it on percentage of population maybe? ...

Base it on percentage of population maybe?

Similar to what happens currently I would imagine.
Forum: Social Forum 20th June 2022, 16:00
Replies: 193
Views: 8,840
Posted By Borg Warner
Please excuse the snip, the rest of the post was...

Please excuse the snip, the rest of the post was effectively a proxy anti B... rant and there have been enough of those over the last six years! Some will never accept the 'voice of the people' yet...
Forum: Social Forum 20th June 2022, 10:26
Replies: 193
Views: 8,840
Posted By Borg Warner
Few years back lived on the English Welsh border,...

Few years back lived on the English Welsh border, our doctor was in Chirk in Wales. We didn't pay for our 'scripts. One Sunday evening I was blue lighted to Wrecsam hospital due to a severe asthma...
Forum: Social Forum 19th June 2022, 23:30
Replies: 131
Views: 5,938
Posted By Borg Warner
What's the saying? We're in it together: ...

What's the saying?

We're in it together:

https://www.euronews.com/2022/06/19/cost-of-living-protests-held-across-ireland-as-inflation-bites
Forum: Social Forum 19th June 2022, 14:27
Replies: 193
Views: 8,840
Posted By Borg Warner
What would happen with DVLA? All those personal...

What would happen with DVLA? All those personal details held by a foreign country.

I have a pension pot with a Scottish pension company. What financial rules would apply to it?

Would...
Forum: Social Forum 19th June 2022, 14:18
Replies: 131
Views: 5,938
Posted By Borg Warner
Not good in Greece it seems: ...

Not good in Greece it seems:

https://www.euronews.com/2022/06/17/queues-return-to-greek-soup-kitchens-as-inflation-takes-its-toll
Forum: Social Forum 19th June 2022, 08:25
Replies: 131
Views: 5,938
Posted By Borg Warner
Solar panels overnight. Mmm interesting. ...

Solar panels overnight. Mmm interesting.

It's not only generation and transmission though, it's also the distribution network that has to be considered. Some of the stuff in the ground has been...
Forum: Social Forum 19th June 2022, 07:34
Replies: 193
Views: 8,840
Posted By Borg Warner
No. Never had, what I see, the overwhelming...

No.

Never had, what I see, the overwhelming urge to drink alcohol of any description. Not least any brand of whisky. Alcoho, in its broadest sense, is something that has never agreed with me...
Forum: Social Forum 17th June 2022, 21:54
Replies: 131
Views: 5,938
Posted By Borg Warner
Prices seem comparable with the continent: ...

Prices seem comparable with the continent:

https://www.rac.co.uk/drive/travel/advice/european-fuel-prices-petrol-and-diesel-prices-in-europe/
Forum: Social Forum 17th June 2022, 18:38
Replies: 131
Views: 5,938
Posted By Borg Warner
Country's got a big debt to pay off. Got to...

Country's got a big debt to pay off.

Got to come from somewhere.
Forum: Social Forum 17th June 2022, 16:22
Replies: 131
Views: 5,938
Posted By Borg Warner
The pound has been falling on the world's...

The pound has been falling on the world's exchanges for years, long before Brexit was even thought of.
Forum: Social Forum 17th June 2022, 16:19
Replies: 193
Views: 8,840
Posted By Borg Warner
The SNP have already been promising how fantastic...

The SNP have already been promising how fantastic independence will be and blaming Westminster for all the problems, past, present and future affecting Scotland and rUK. They are playing the media...
Forum: Social Forum 17th June 2022, 10:47
Replies: 193
Views: 8,840
Posted By Borg Warner
When up with her relatives in Ayrshire my wife,...

When up with her relatives in Ayrshire my wife, as youngster, recalls waving the Union flags as her uncles marched past in their Orange order regalia.

Asked my MiL once Hoops or Gers I still...
Forum: Social Forum 17th June 2022, 10:40
Replies: 193
Views: 8,840
Posted By Borg Warner
Point of order Whisky not Whiskey ...

Point of order

Whisky not Whiskey

Both are vile though
Forum: Social Forum 17th June 2022, 08:36
Replies: 193
Views: 8,840
Posted By Borg Warner
When do we ever hear anything positive about...

When do we ever hear anything positive about anything of late?

It's too hot, too cold, there's no petrol, petrol is too expensive, the supermarket's got nothing, foods gone up, not enough spent on...
Forum: Social Forum 16th June 2022, 23:15
Replies: 131
Views: 5,938
Posted By Borg Warner
Don't think is so much to do with the €/£ being...

Don't think is so much to do with the €/£ being weak as such but the $ is strong.
Forum: Social Forum 16th June 2022, 23:11
Replies: 193
Views: 8,840
Posted By Borg Warner
Only the rest of the UK may not want them to...

Only the rest of the UK may not want them to leave.

I certainly don't.

Not all Scots want to leave.

There appears to be a very vocal minority who do though and at present they are getting...
Forum: Social Forum 15th June 2022, 19:47
Replies: 193
Views: 8,840
Posted By Borg Warner
That makes two of us. The danger is both sides...

That makes two of us. The danger is both sides could draw their red lines and end up with the worst possible outcome. Then of course blame each other for any ongoing problems. Sounds familiar I...
Forum: Social Forum 15th June 2022, 12:05
Replies: 193
Views: 8,840
Posted By Borg Warner
My understanding of the positioning of the...

My understanding of the positioning of the Nuclear Deterrent is because of swift and safe access to deep water. Last thing any nation wants or needs, is that it's weapons systems are neutered even...
Forum: Social Forum 15th June 2022, 09:31
Replies: 193
Views: 8,840
Posted By Borg Warner
Been considering a move to Scotland, just their...

Been considering a move to Scotland, just their stupid house purchase ways really puts us off.

In fact love the place that much I kidnapped one of her fair maidens some 40 years back.
Forum: Social Forum 15th June 2022, 09:28
Replies: 193
Views: 8,840
Posted By Borg Warner
That's how I think it could be. Although I'm not...

That's how I think it could be. Although I'm not sure how it would all pan out but it would seem to be a good compromise.
Forum: Social Forum 15th June 2022, 08:41
Replies: 193
Views: 8,840
Posted By Borg Warner
Patently obvious there are an awful lot of issues...

Patently obvious there are an awful lot of issues which being in 300 years of Union need to be worked out.

I'm sure they will all be resolved over the next 18 months or so with a possible X in a...
Forum: Social Forum 15th June 2022, 08:04
Replies: 193
Views: 8,840
Posted By Borg Warner
A visit to A&E in Ireland costs, so too a GPS...

A visit to A&E in Ireland costs, so too a GPS visit I believe.

The EU seem to be pulling a few strings of a certain protocol.

And the RAF patrols their sky's when those pesky Russians decide...
Forum: Social Forum 14th June 2022, 19:11
Replies: 193
Views: 8,840
Posted By Borg Warner
Independence is for life. A Tory/Johnson...

Independence is for life.

A Tory/Johnson government is for a few years. Basing such an important, life changing and permanent decision just because one doesn't like the complete idiot currently...
Forum: Social Forum 14th June 2022, 19:04
Replies: 193
Views: 8,840
Posted By Borg Warner
There are currently some 13 RN Frigates either...

There are currently some 13 RN Frigates either being built or to be built in Scottish yards. BAE Systems on the Clyde have designed and are building the Type 26 frigates, while workers at Babcock at...
Forum: Social Forum 14th June 2022, 14:39
Replies: 193
Views: 8,840
Posted By Borg Warner
It will make brexit look like a walk in the park....

It will make brexit look like a walk in the park.

Why anyone would want to divide their country like this beggers belief.

Any agreement really needs to be hammered out beforehand then voted on...
Forum: Social Forum 13th June 2022, 17:15
Replies: 54
Views: 2,062
Posted By Borg Warner
Wordle 359 4/6 ⬜⬜⬜⬜⬜ ⬜⬜⬜⬜⬜ ⬜🟨🟨⬜🟨 🟩🟩🟩🟩🟩

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Forum: Social Forum 12th June 2022, 16:59
Replies: 54
Views: 2,062
Posted By Borg Warner
Wordle 358 4/6 🟨⬜⬜⬜⬜ ⬜🟨⬜🟨⬜ ⬜⬜🟩🟩🟩 🟩🟩🟩🟩🟩

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Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 12th June 2022, 08:44
Replies: 16
Views: 846
Posted By Borg Warner
7.10 Care should be taken to ensure that vehicles...

7.10 Care should be taken to ensure that vehicles of the maximum length permitted by the Construction and Use Regulations will be able to pass safely under the bridge. This is particularly important...
Forum: Social Forum 11th June 2022, 19:25
Replies: 9
Views: 658
Posted By Borg Warner
Have you tried Landyzone?

Have you tried Landyzone?
Forum: Social Forum 11th June 2022, 19:13
Replies: 131
Views: 5,938
Posted By Borg Warner
Not a good sign: ...

Not a good sign:

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-61770710
Forum: Was it you? 11th June 2022, 17:26
Replies: 0
Views: 211
Posted By Borg Warner
Copper Leaf Red 75 ax04

Outside Wongs Chinese takeaway Needham Market.

Parked on double yellows anorl.

Tut, tut.
Forum: Social Forum 11th June 2022, 16:30
Replies: 54
Views: 2,062
Posted By Borg Warner
Wordle 357 4/6 ⬜🟩⬜⬜⬜ ⬜🟩⬜🟨🟨 ⬜🟩🟩🟩🟩 🟩🟩🟩🟩🟩

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Forum: Social Forum 11th June 2022, 13:44
Replies: 131
Views: 5,938
Posted By Borg Warner
https://www.reuters.com/business/energy/us-gasolin...

https://www.reuters.com/business/energy/us-gasoline-average-pump-price-tops-5gallon-historic-first-2022-06-11/
Forum: Social Forum 11th June 2022, 13:43
Replies: 131
Views: 5,938
Posted By Borg Warner
Noticed similar on a trip to Ipswich yesterday. ...

Noticed similar on a trip to Ipswich yesterday. I'm happily cruise engaged at 56 mph behind an East bound lorry and stuff's going past me quite quickly., including a new Aston, but then £100k plus...
Forum: Social Forum 10th June 2022, 22:56
Replies: 131
Views: 5,938
Posted By Borg Warner
https://autotraveler.ru/en/spravka/fuel-price-in-e...

https://autotraveler.ru/en/spravka/fuel-price-in-europe.html#.YqO9k6TTU0E
Forum: Social Forum 10th June 2022, 20:01
Replies: 131
Views: 5,938
Posted By Borg Warner
I've been robbed.

£115 to fill me Jag up.

But I ain't filled it up for 2 months and probably won't for another 2.
Forum: Social Forum 10th June 2022, 15:50
Replies: 54
Views: 2,062
Posted By Borg Warner
Wordle 356 3/6 ⬜🟨🟨⬜🟨 🟩🟩⬜🟨⬜ 🟩🟩🟩🟩🟩

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Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th June 2022, 08:39
Replies: 16
Views: 846
Posted By Borg Warner
The bridge is either in a dip, crest of a hill or...

The bridge is either in a dip, crest of a hill or flat road.
Forum: Social Forum 9th June 2022, 18:14
Replies: 54
Views: 2,062
Posted By Borg Warner
Wordle 355 3/6 ⬜🟨🟨⬜⬜ 🟨🟩⬜🟨⬜ 🟩🟩🟩🟩🟩

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Forum: Social Forum 7th June 2022, 21:12
Replies: 6
Views: 208
Posted By Borg Warner
We've moved for the better jobs. Wolverhampton...

We've moved for the better jobs. Wolverhampton to Shropshire then South Staffordshire and now here in mid-Suffolk. Thing is all the previous moves were employment led, so we've always had to...
Forum: Social Forum 7th June 2022, 21:03
Replies: 6
Views: 208
Posted By Borg Warner
It's not a bad part of the country, somewhat a...

It's not a bad part of the country, somewhat a bit of a hidden gem. Can't believe our luck really in finding a good job and place when we moved back in '11. But now retired and health not as good...
Forum: Social Forum 7th June 2022, 20:57
Replies: 6
Views: 208
Posted By Borg Warner
We've drawn a map on Right Move which includes...

We've drawn a map on Right Move which includes Shropshire, Staffordshire, a little of the West Midlands and Powys, so quite a large area. Scotland isn't really a goer as part of the reason to move...
Forum: Social Forum 7th June 2022, 18:22
Replies: 54
Views: 2,062
Posted By Borg Warner
Close Wordle 353 5/6 ⬜⬜⬜⬜⬜ ⬜⬜⬜⬜⬜ ...

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Forum: Social Forum 7th June 2022, 13:46
Replies: 217
Views: 7,039
Posted By Borg Warner
Someone likes him: ...

Someone likes him:

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-61719962
Forum: Social Forum 7th June 2022, 13:40
Replies: 6
Views: 208
Posted By Borg Warner
Moving house.

Or not.

We've been considering moving house for sometime now, had the estate valued and Oh My Goodness. Anyway been on the old Right Move thingy and to be fair when you look at how some...
Forum: Social Forum 7th June 2022, 09:15
Replies: 80
Views: 2,345
Posted By Borg Warner
Patently obvious he is in another league.

Patently obvious he is in another league.
Forum: Social Forum 7th June 2022, 08:26
Replies: 80
Views: 2,345
Posted By Borg Warner
See the numbers who voted against him was a...

See the numbers who voted against him was a little over a gross.

Clearly he is grossly disliked.
Forum: Social Forum 6th June 2022, 21:49
Replies: 217
Views: 7,039
Posted By Borg Warner
Well he won. So folks will no doubt continue...

Well he won.

So folks will no doubt continue with the same old same old Boris/government/tory bashing.

Only 2 years to go. God help us.
Forum: Social Forum 6th June 2022, 17:42
Replies: 54
Views: 2,062
Posted By Borg Warner
Wordle 352 5/6 ⬜🟩⬜⬜⬜ ⬜🟩🟩⬜⬜ ⬜🟩🟩⬜⬜ 🟩🟩🟩⬜⬜...

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Forum: Social Forum 6th June 2022, 16:13
Replies: 80
Views: 2,345
Posted By Borg Warner
I was somewhat let down by my secondary school...

I was somewhat let down by my secondary school and left with very poor exam grades. Struggled through my C&G apprenticeship and even managed to start my HNC but dropped it for a very good reason.
...
Forum: Social Forum 6th June 2022, 12:18
Replies: 217
Views: 7,039
Posted By Borg Warner
Replacement odds: ...

Replacement odds:

https://www.oddschecker.com/politics/british-politics/next-conservative-leader
Forum: Social Forum 6th June 2022, 09:09
Replies: 3
Views: 200
Posted By Borg Warner
D Day. 6th June.

Anniversary of the liberation of Europe today.

Rest in peace guys. Thank you.
Forum: Social Forum 6th June 2022, 09:05
Replies: 18
Views: 658
Posted By Borg Warner
Interesting how we now have numerous sections of...

Interesting how we now have numerous sections of society announcing who/what they are and that everyone should take note, treat them differently but the same.

The only attributes, for want of a...
Forum: Social Forum 6th June 2022, 08:51
Replies: 217
Views: 7,039
Posted By Borg Warner
Even if he survives he's got no authority. ...

Even if he survives he's got no authority.

8:30/9:00 tonight apparently. No doubt we'll get who could replace him, and as you say, who's available?

Oh well, very exciting.
Forum: Social Forum 6th June 2022, 08:25
Replies: 217
Views: 7,039
Posted By Borg Warner
And there is: ...

And there is:

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/live/uk-politics-60289386

We're off then.
Forum: Social Forum 5th June 2022, 20:53
Replies: 217
Views: 7,039
Posted By Borg Warner
Could be there's enough letters in: ...

Could be there's enough letters in:

https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2022/jun/05/boris-johnson-allies-vote-of-no-confidence-conservative-party

Another interesting/tedious week.
Forum: Social Forum 5th June 2022, 17:48
Replies: 54
Views: 2,062
Posted By Borg Warner
Wordle 351 3/6 ⬜⬜⬜⬜🟨 🟨🟩⬜🟨⬜ 🟩🟩🟩🟩🟩

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Forum: Social Forum 5th June 2022, 15:09
Replies: 131
Views: 5,938
Posted By Borg Warner
With the additional revenue the Chancellor is...

With the additional revenue the Chancellor is (hopefully) using some of it pay off the debt. He could of course reduce the taxes on it but see the debt increase.

He's dammed if he does and...
Forum: Social Forum 5th June 2022, 08:56
Replies: 131
Views: 5,938
Posted By Borg Warner
Ain't filled anything other than me mowers for...

Ain't filled anything other than me mowers for over 2 months. Jag will need some this week though.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th June 2022, 08:48
Replies: 27
Views: 1,577
Posted By Borg Warner
Yes a lot of people are over reacting. It's a...

Yes a lot of people are over reacting. It's a review of a lot of the EU rules and regs. Some will go, some stay, some will no doubt be used in parallel. Anyway, quite possibly, most of our former...
Forum: Social Forum 4th June 2022, 17:58
Replies: 54
Views: 2,062
Posted By Borg Warner
Wordle 350 3/6 🟩⬜⬜⬜🟩 🟩🟩⬜⬜🟩 🟩🟩🟩🟩🟩

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Forum: Social Forum 4th June 2022, 12:49
Replies: 26
Views: 843
Posted By Borg Warner
Not in the slightest.

Not in the slightest.
Forum: Social Forum 3rd June 2022, 21:06
Replies: 26
Views: 843
Posted By Borg Warner
At the bottom of the page it says how many are...

At the bottom of the page it says how many are looking at the thread. If you are logged on it shows your name, if not it shows as a guest. As for example:

Current active users viewing this...
Forum: Social Forum 3rd June 2022, 15:56
Replies: 54
Views: 2,062
Posted By Borg Warner
Wordle 349 5/6 🟨🟨⬜⬜⬜ ⬜⬜🟩⬜🟨 🟨🟩🟩⬜🟩 ⬜🟩🟩🟩🟩...

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4th guess was wrong. 1 letter changes everything.
Forum: Social Forum 3rd June 2022, 14:55
Replies: 73
Views: 2,369
Posted By Borg Warner
Ain't that nice of 'em: ...

Ain't that nice of 'em:

https://www.independent.co.uk/news/north-korea-ap-elizabeth-ii-kim-jong-un-seoul-b2093119.html

Bless.
Forum: Social Forum 3rd June 2022, 09:24
Replies: 73
Views: 2,369
Posted By Borg Warner
Had the BoB Lancaster go over the house. Sadly...

Had the BoB Lancaster go over the house. Sadly didn't have the camera to hand.

Tracked him heading for Ipswich then Felixstowe.

What a noise.
Forum: Social Forum 2nd June 2022, 23:10
Replies: 80
Views: 2,345
Posted By Borg Warner
I only tend to worry about what I can/cannot do...

I only tend to worry about what I can/cannot do anything about and which directly affects me. Other than hey ho.

Besides we can't bury the system as its still in use in our daily lives and...
Forum: Social Forum 2nd June 2022, 17:10
Replies: 54
Views: 2,062
Posted By Borg Warner
From a very bad start. Wordle 348 4/6 ...

From a very bad start.

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Forum: Social Forum 2nd June 2022, 14:40
Replies: 8
Views: 383
Posted By Borg Warner
I blame the Internet. Not that I like to use the...

I blame the Internet. Not that I like to use the blame word.

Back in the day we'd moan to our mates down the pub and fellow workers and for the most part that would be it.
Now we have a very...
Forum: Social Forum 2nd June 2022, 14:02
Replies: 331
Views: 16,479
Posted By Borg Warner
In the grand scale of things it's not too high,...

In the grand scale of things it's not too high, just that they've got the dd too high but then they've never got it right. We locked in back in October on a 2 year deal had a £160 rebate in...
Forum: Social Forum 2nd June 2022, 12:34
Replies: 331
Views: 16,479
Posted By Borg Warner
We're with BG, just provided my monthly readings...

We're with BG, just provided my monthly readings to them we're £120 in credit, paying £160/month.

Reckon we could be in quite a bit of credit come the autumn and the £400 help.

Personally...
Forum: Social Forum 1st June 2022, 16:05
Replies: 54
Views: 2,062
Posted By Borg Warner
Wordle 347 3/6 ⬜⬜🟨⬜🟨 ⬜🟨⬜🟨⬜ 🟩🟩🟩🟩🟩

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Forum: Social Forum 1st June 2022, 15:15
Replies: 6
Views: 371
Posted By Borg Warner
It's not just here in the UK though: ...

It's not just here in the UK though:

https://www.euronews.com/travel/2022/06/01/dublin-schiphol-manchester-who-s-to-blame-for-europe-s-airport-chaos-and-what-are-your-rig
Forum: Social Forum 31st May 2022, 20:46
Replies: 8
Views: 383
Posted By Borg Warner
To be fair this is the last thing the country...

To be fair this is the last thing the country needs. Taken to a logical conclusion we could have a government with no pm and a leaderless opposition.

What a mess.
Forum: Social Forum 31st May 2022, 17:16
Replies: 54
Views: 2,062
Posted By Borg Warner
Wordle 346 3/6 ⬜🟨🟩🟨⬜ ⬜🟩🟩🟩⬜ 🟩🟩🟩🟩🟩

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Forum: Social Forum 31st May 2022, 17:06
Replies: 217
Views: 7,039
Posted By Borg Warner
It's in a politician's dna to lie. Left...

It's in a politician's dna to lie.

Left wing, right wing, centre. They can't help it.
Forum: Social Forum 31st May 2022, 10:38
Replies: 217
Views: 7,039
Posted By Borg Warner
No one seems to be coming forward to replace him,...

No one seems to be coming forward to replace him, probably because no one wants to do the job.

Whatever answers/solutions are put forward no one likes. Can't put up taxes, can't have more...
Forum: Social Forum 31st May 2022, 10:08
Replies: 80
Views: 2,345
Posted By Borg Warner
Electricity cable has been in metric since well...

Electricity cable has been in metric since well before the EU, from domestic installations all the way up to distribution and transmission networks. Somehow doubt sparkies will be reverting to a...
Forum: Social Forum 30th May 2022, 21:39
Replies: 54
Views: 2,062
Posted By Borg Warner
Wordle 345 2/6 ⬜🟩⬜⬜⬜ 🟩🟩🟩🟩🟩 Even...

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Even luckier.
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