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Forum: Social Forum 20th November 2020, 16:18
Replies: 32
Views: 1,138
Posted By Nick Greg
For me it will be what it will be. If I can't see...

For me it will be what it will be. If I can't see family and friends then me and my wife and the moggies will stay inside, light the fire and have a jolly nice day. There are 365 days in the year,...
Forum: Social Forum 19th November 2020, 17:19
Replies: 24
Views: 790
Posted By Nick Greg
On behalf of my employer of course...

On behalf of my employer of course...
Forum: Social Forum 19th November 2020, 16:17
Replies: 24
Views: 790
Posted By Nick Greg
Here's a thing. The problem for our business at...

Here's a thing. The problem for our business at the moment is getting hold of corrugated cartons. Such have the online business flourished they all need boxes to put things in. We now have to wait 4...
Forum: Social Forum 19th November 2020, 13:13
Replies: 24
Views: 790
Posted By Nick Greg
Busy as hell. Food packaging business has gone...

Busy as hell. Food packaging business has gone nuts. Very fortunate to have ended up in an industry which is well positioned. My wife was furloughed for 9 weeks, back at work now and garden looks...
Forum: Social Forum 19th November 2020, 11:13
Replies: 18
Views: 563
Posted By Nick Greg
Yes always. My feedback is 2500 plus. Mind you...

Yes always. My feedback is 2500 plus. Mind you been at it nearly 20 years, or rather I should say Mrs has.
Forum: Social Forum 19th November 2020, 09:53
Replies: 882
Views: 33,352
Posted By Nick Greg
Some are so adamant that there is no need to wear...

Some are so adamant that there is no need to wear masks and socially distance that they refuse to do so. Putting both themselves and those unfortunate enough to find themselves near them, at risk.
...
Forum: Social Forum 11th November 2020, 16:38
Replies: 882
Views: 33,352
Posted By Nick Greg
Patients will have to stay for 15 minutes...

Patients will have to stay for 15 minutes afterwards to make sure there are no immediate side-effects. What? So they arenít convinced it is safe?

To be fair I have always been asked to do that...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 9th November 2020, 17:33
Replies: 1
Views: 165
Posted By Nick Greg
DPD are excellent. Good choice. Miles better than...

DPD are excellent. Good choice. Miles better than Herpes
Forum: Social Forum 5th November 2020, 16:00
Replies: 882
Views: 33,352
Posted By Nick Greg
My point is rather simple. People spread the...

My point is rather simple.
People spread the virus
Mask, sanitize, distance
End of
Forum: Social Forum 5th November 2020, 15:16
Replies: 882
Views: 33,352
Posted By Nick Greg
Quote... but the gov't is, nominally, in...

Quote...

but the gov't is, nominally, in control of the country's response to the situation

The People are in control I'm afraid. People spread the virus through not following simple rules and...
Forum: Social Forum 4th November 2020, 14:28
Replies: 882
Views: 33,352
Posted By Nick Greg
Missing education and lack of personal...

Missing education and lack of personal responsibility is one cause
Forum: Technical Help Forum 4th November 2020, 13:31
Replies: 7
Views: 397
Posted By Nick Greg
Blocked heater matrix. Often the culprit

Blocked heater matrix. Often the culprit
Forum: Social Forum 4th November 2020, 13:28
Replies: 882
Views: 33,352
Posted By Nick Greg
I live up north. Sometimes I shop in Co Op in...

I live up north. Sometimes I shop in Co Op in Saltaire, lovely pleace. EVERYONE has a mask on. Then there East Bierley in Bradford. Shop there, NO ONE has a mask on. Drive home, taxi drivers with no...
Forum: Social Forum 4th November 2020, 10:28
Replies: 882
Views: 33,352
Posted By Nick Greg
but now have a lockdown forced upon us by the...

but now have a lockdown forced upon us by the stupidity of others.

And here lies the root cause of the problem. It would be helpful if politicians and / or the media would start producing...
Forum: Social Forum 2nd November 2020, 10:00
Replies: 882
Views: 33,352
Posted By Nick Greg
WE HAVE BEEN FOLLOWING THE RULES AND HAVE THUS...

WE HAVE BEEN FOLLOWING THE RULES AND HAVE THUS BENEFITED FROM LOW INFECTION RATES WHILST OTHERS HAVE IGNORED THE ADVICE AND ARE NOW DEALING WITH THE CONSEQUENCES

Quite. It is really that simple....
Forum: Social Forum 26th October 2020, 09:39
Replies: 36
Views: 974
Posted By Nick Greg
I have used Smile Bank (Co-Op) for a good maybe...

I have used Smile Bank (Co-Op) for a good maybe 15 years. Internet only but pared down very simple web site, no silly ridiculous login procedures and haven't had a single hassle all that time.
Forum: Social Forum 2nd October 2020, 14:51
Replies: 45
Views: 1,427
Posted By Nick Greg
Doesn't that Gavin Williamson fellah have a pet...

Doesn't that Gavin Williamson fellah have a pet Tarantula. My plan is to go round to his house and get him squashed, then humanely re home his spider.
Forum: Social Forum 2nd October 2020, 08:28
Replies: 22
Views: 687
Posted By Nick Greg
Quite. Clear cut no ifs or buts end of story

Quite. Clear cut no ifs or buts end of story
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 1st October 2020, 14:27
Replies: 28
Views: 1,013
Posted By Nick Greg
The thing is though, it did

The thing is though, it did
Forum: Technology Forum 14th September 2020, 16:34
Replies: 11
Views: 539
Posted By Nick Greg
Last 2 I have bought from Valucomputers.co.uk....

Last 2 I have bought from Valucomputers.co.uk. Refurbished but still come with a warranty. Not a mark on mine, looked like new but price wan't like new
Forum: Social Forum 11th September 2020, 11:35
Replies: 882
Views: 33,352
Posted By Nick Greg
For those who are anti vaccine.... This...

For those who are anti vaccine....

This blokes work sheds a bit of light on the efficacy of vaccines. (I nicked it off wikipedia - not ashamed to do so)

Maurice Ralph Hilleman (August 30, 1919...
Forum: Social Forum 10th September 2020, 13:26
Replies: 2
Views: 191
Posted By Nick Greg
You would think they would come up with a better...

You would think they would come up with a better email name than that wouldn't you!
Forum: Social Forum 2nd September 2020, 15:31
Replies: 17
Views: 571
Posted By Nick Greg
I think you'll find that there is no such thing...

I think you'll find that there is no such thing as a 2 years rule. The 7 year rule applies to inheritance tax, completely different subject. Basically there is not really any time limit whatsoever
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 2nd September 2020, 09:39
Replies: 19
Views: 1,355
Posted By Nick Greg
I no longer have a Rover 75 but I used MG...

I no longer have a Rover 75 but I used MG Independent in Bradford for 3 years. Both time served and trained Rover mechanics. 01274 722533. They also used to have courtesy cars available as well....
Forum: Social Forum 11th August 2020, 13:55
Replies: 40
Views: 1,725
Posted By Nick Greg
I am clearly popular. Now now don't let 2...

I am clearly popular.

Now now don't let 2 unsolicited phone calls inflate your ego...

I too try and keep the beggars on as long as possible to spare someone else being messed around
Forum: Social Forum 7th August 2020, 15:14
Replies: 55
Views: 2,085
Posted By Nick Greg
More importantly, who knows whom? Indeed!

More importantly, who knows whom?

Indeed!
Forum: Social Forum 31st July 2020, 11:19
Replies: 55
Views: 2,085
Posted By Nick Greg
I live in one of the areas concerned and I would...

I live in one of the areas concerned and I would not disagree at all with your observations!
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 20th July 2020, 16:02
Replies: 17
Views: 974
Posted By Nick Greg
Vile. Wouldn't want that at all. Ugly horrid thing

Vile. Wouldn't want that at all. Ugly horrid thing
Forum: Technology Forum 2nd July 2020, 08:41
Replies: 6
Views: 428
Posted By Nick Greg
There's a web site called valu computers (note...

There's a web site called valu computers (note spelling) Bought several refurbished laptops off there, all good and all under £300. PC's by the way, no Mac's.
Forum: Social Forum 29th June 2020, 10:08
Replies: 25
Views: 947
Posted By Nick Greg
mods please delete that post in case my wife sees...

mods please delete that post in case my wife sees it

Too late, I have already sent her a private message......
Forum: Social Forum 29th June 2020, 08:30
Replies: 25
Views: 947
Posted By Nick Greg
Had the whole place re plastered last year and...

Had the whole place re plastered last year and decorated. Don't intend to see a paint brush for at least 3 years thanks.
Forum: Social Forum 26th June 2020, 10:01
Replies: 12
Views: 647
Posted By Nick Greg
Not good. Daughter is a PC and when she used to...

Not good. Daughter is a PC and when she used to patrol Birmingham at weekends after closing time it was always "lively" to say the least. Some proper scum on the streets. Since then has moved on and...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 24th June 2020, 14:50
Replies: 8
Views: 549
Posted By Nick Greg
Darned thing is in Berlin. Bit too far to collect

Darned thing is in Berlin. Bit too far to collect
Forum: Technology Forum 23rd June 2020, 15:29
Replies: 12
Views: 1,092
Posted By Nick Greg
Can't really say to be honest and the securty...

Can't really say to be honest and the securty issue on here at the moment (expired certificate) is making getting into this forum somewhat difficult.
Forum: Technology Forum 23rd June 2020, 10:57
Replies: 12
Views: 1,092
Posted By Nick Greg
Try this link.... ...

Try this link....

https://www.avast.com/windows-vista-antivirus
Forum: Technology Forum 23rd June 2020, 08:43
Replies: 13
Views: 1,030
Posted By Nick Greg
I was thinking that too. You can get extenders...

I was thinking that too. You can get extenders that use the mains wiring to carry the signal elsewhere. I have one and it works well
...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 3rd June 2020, 12:03
Replies: 9
Views: 481
Posted By Nick Greg
I haven't unfortunately. Apologies. They do a...

I haven't unfortunately. Apologies. They do a shot blast and full chemical clean. The powder coat inside and outside the wheels. I'm not an expert but it was a nice job. Arrived at around 9am and...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 3rd June 2020, 11:05
Replies: 9
Views: 481
Posted By Nick Greg
Raw Wheels in York do a same day service. Drop...

Raw Wheels in York do a same day service. Drop car off get bus (outside Raw Wheels into York for the day) and pick em up later. Did a nice job on mine £260 including the calipers in any colour you...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 1st June 2020, 08:27
Replies: 10
Views: 653
Posted By Nick Greg
And once fixed don't forget air con is not just...

And once fixed don't forget air con is not just for summer. Use it or lose it. Good for demisting in winter etc.
Forum: Social Forum 29th May 2020, 15:06
Replies: 4
Views: 274
Posted By Nick Greg
Nowt new there. They have always been economical...

Nowt new there. They have always been economical with the truth. As you suggested do your homework!!
Forum: Technical Help Forum 28th May 2020, 16:15
Replies: 35
Views: 2,411
Posted By Nick Greg
And use it throughout the year as well. Like a...

And use it throughout the year as well. Like a dog is not just for Christmas. Air Con is not just for summer!
Forum: Social Forum 15th May 2020, 12:32
Replies: 23
Views: 1,604
Posted By Nick Greg
Seldom have I read so much raw emotion, respect...

Seldom have I read so much raw emotion, respect and love condensed into so few words. Should bring a tear to anyone's eyes. Rest in Peace big brother and sincere condolences to those who will miss...
Forum: Social Forum 12th May 2020, 14:13
Replies: 4
Views: 333
Posted By Nick Greg
Not heard of that one before. Sounds pretty daft...

Not heard of that one before. Sounds pretty daft to me?
Forum: Social Forum 12th May 2020, 09:48
Replies: 15
Views: 784
Posted By Nick Greg
I live next door to 2 Royal Mail employees. One a...

I live next door to 2 Royal Mail employees. One a night trunker the other a day trunker. They tell me they have never been as busy. Worse than Christmas. Have patience. Everything takes longer at the...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 6th May 2020, 15:44
Replies: 8
Views: 599
Posted By Nick Greg
It came from a chap called Simon in Bulgaria but...

It came from a chap called Simon in Bulgaria but I don't know if its still being done
Forum: Social Forum 4th May 2020, 10:42
Replies: 4
Views: 260
Posted By Nick Greg
May the 4th be with you!

May the 4th be with you!
Forum: Social Forum 29th April 2020, 16:46
Replies: 23
Views: 793
Posted By Nick Greg
My apologies. I have just read what I wrote and...

My apologies. I have just read what I wrote and can see it may be interpreted in a different way to that which was intended!
Forum: Social Forum 29th April 2020, 15:48
Replies: 23
Views: 793
Posted By Nick Greg
sixth! Been a busy fellah over the years. Makes...

sixth! Been a busy fellah over the years. Makes one wonder how he fits it all in!
All the best anyway Boris
Forum: Social Forum 29th April 2020, 10:36
Replies: 1,281
Views: 50,790
Posted By Nick Greg
You know these hypothetical questions are so...

You know these hypothetical questions are so true. I listen to the daily briefing and then as soon as the questions come up off goes the radio as there are stupid and idiotic as the above ones are....
Forum: Social Forum 24th April 2020, 15:44
Replies: 9
Views: 421
Posted By Nick Greg
We bought it last November but never got round to...

We bought it last November but never got round to it last year!
Might be half a tin left? Would you like to make an offer maybe?
Forum: Social Forum 24th April 2020, 09:01
Replies: 9
Views: 421
Posted By Nick Greg
Dead right. We've had a good run for April. Not...

Dead right. We've had a good run for April. Not cracking flags but very pleasant indeed. I'm at work. My much better half is furloughed but has spent the time painting all the outside fences and...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 22nd April 2020, 12:15
Replies: 36
Views: 3,523
Posted By Nick Greg
They are low figures. I put out more than that...

They are low figures. I put out more than that from my own back side!
Forum: Social Forum 20th April 2020, 15:36
Replies: 10
Views: 1,009
Posted By Nick Greg
Glad you got sorted out. Nice to have a good news...

Glad you got sorted out. Nice to have a good news story amongst all the doom and gloom. There was a fellah on FB or something who extracted one of his own. I won't go into detail though!!
Forum: Social Forum 17th April 2020, 15:03
Replies: 23
Views: 1,332
Posted By Nick Greg
Having been a supplier for decades to...

Having been a supplier for decades to Supermarkets this is correct. Whatever they say its a race to the bottom on price and some more. They are ruthless and have no loyalty to suppliers whatsoever. 2...
Forum: Social Forum 16th April 2020, 11:11
Replies: 5
Views: 260
Posted By Nick Greg
Wonder where it is now....

Wonder where it is now....
Forum: Social Forum 15th April 2020, 15:54
Replies: 3
Views: 235
Posted By Nick Greg
Good. Had some tough battles in his life, some...

Good. Had some tough battles in his life, some self imposed but glad to see him coming home. Always watched Saint and Greavsie!
Forum: Social Forum 15th April 2020, 15:42
Replies: 1,281
Views: 50,790
Posted By Nick Greg
And the answer to all this, as I have previously...

And the answer to all this, as I have previously said on 2 occasions is that "we really don't know" and no amount of googling will reveal the true picture to us. I am not particularly an expert in...
Forum: Social Forum 15th April 2020, 11:40
Replies: 1,281
Views: 50,790
Posted By Nick Greg
Pure coincidence. Wouldn't waste my day reading...

Pure coincidence. Wouldn't waste my day reading any of his tripe. Got loads of food packaging to produce. Better things to do I'm afraid
Forum: Social Forum 15th April 2020, 09:44
Replies: 1,281
Views: 50,790
Posted By Nick Greg
The mans bonkers full stop. Wouldn't even bother...

The mans bonkers full stop. Wouldn't even bother listening to it. Someone will be promoting Scientology next! Equally as bonkers
Forum: Humour Corner 10th April 2020, 14:59
Replies: 3
Views: 501
Posted By Nick Greg
You had me going there for a minute

You had me going there for a minute
Forum: Social Forum 10th April 2020, 10:46
Replies: 22
Views: 1,199
Posted By Nick Greg
Thanks DD. Out of hospital now. No clots...

Thanks DD. Out of hospital now. No clots discovered on a couple of low level scans. MRI on Tuesday to discover the whole picture. Docs were a bit baffled as nothing in her health or family history to...
Forum: Social Forum 9th April 2020, 15:55
Replies: 22
Views: 1,199
Posted By Nick Greg
Speech much better. Maybe on of those mini...

Speech much better. Maybe on of those mini strokes. I'm not an expert of course but we'll leave it to the medics to give the outcomes following the scans etc. Thanks for your kind wishes.
Forum: Social Forum 9th April 2020, 13:18
Replies: 22
Views: 1,199
Posted By Nick Greg
She has had MRI and other tests etc and they...

She has had MRI and other tests etc and they appear to be saying she can go home in next 24 hours if observations go okay. So, optimistic ending. Thank you for all your good wishes.
Forum: Social Forum 9th April 2020, 10:07
Replies: 22
Views: 1,199
Posted By Nick Greg
Thanks you Brian for your kind thoughts

Thanks you Brian for your kind thoughts
Forum: Social Forum 9th April 2020, 09:58
Replies: 22
Views: 1,199
Posted By Nick Greg
Not a good morning....

Daughter in law, healthy, aged 34, doesn't smoke or drink, admitted to hospital with a stroke last night. Has 1.5 years old child and hubby of 30 years old. Responding well apparently but of course...
Forum: Technology Forum 7th April 2020, 16:51
Replies: 12
Views: 1,070
Posted By Nick Greg
It could be as well as or instead of. As well as...

It could be as well as or instead of. As well as is best as your old drive could become a backup drive.
Forum: Social Forum 7th April 2020, 16:12
Replies: 1,281
Views: 50,790
Posted By Nick Greg
Bishop Climate Wiseman has offered me something...

Bishop Climate Wiseman has offered me something called Kingdom Seal, named after his church. Its a strange orange liquid that you put in the coolant system to cure any leaks. He though Kingdom Seal...
Forum: Social Forum 7th April 2020, 15:48
Replies: 1,281
Views: 50,790
Posted By Nick Greg
They also do something called "anointing oil for...

They also do something called "anointing oil for Court Cases" Apparently you lob it on before you go into the dock and you are miraculously pardoned. Cheap that, its only £10 a bottle. Have a peek...
Forum: Social Forum 7th April 2020, 14:38
Replies: 1,281
Views: 50,790
Posted By Nick Greg
Can't argue with that! Anyway Kingdom Church...

Can't argue with that! Anyway Kingdom Church Camberwell were offering an anti plague kit of a bottle of oil and a piece of red string. Guaranteed to knock this virus out. Any takers? £91 each. They...
Forum: Social Forum 7th April 2020, 14:10
Replies: 1,281
Views: 50,790
Posted By Nick Greg
Yes I see the venerable David Icke had a rather...

Yes I see the venerable David Icke had a rather whacky stab on explaining everything on Face Book. Didn't bother watching that load of verbiage. Complete nutter. BUT why do some people go for this...
Forum: Social Forum 7th April 2020, 10:13
Replies: 1,281
Views: 50,790
Posted By Nick Greg
No thanks. Better things to do than trawl google...

No thanks. Better things to do than trawl google all day looking for this kind of stuff. I have mountains of food packaging to produce to keep the nation fed. Hot Cross buns demand gone off the map...
Forum: Social Forum 6th April 2020, 10:13
Replies: 8
Views: 437
Posted By Nick Greg
Lidl same on Saturday. An oasis of calm inside....

Lidl same on Saturday. An oasis of calm inside. Truly pleasurable experience for once and well policed
Forum: Social Forum 6th April 2020, 10:04
Replies: 1,281
Views: 50,790
Posted By Nick Greg
I shall give it a miss. Enough misinformation out...

I shall give it a miss. Enough misinformation out there anyway. I am quite happy to live in a period of uncertainty, do what I am told and hopefully come out the other side unscathed. No one really...
Forum: Social Forum 6th April 2020, 09:50
Replies: 1,281
Views: 50,790
Posted By Nick Greg
Cant read German!

Cant read German!
Forum: Technology Forum 6th April 2020, 08:50
Replies: 12
Views: 1,070
Posted By Nick Greg
Other alternative is to invest in a SSD drive. I...

Other alternative is to invest in a SSD drive. I bought one last year for about £95. 1 Tb. My windows 7 laptop now boots up in 10 seconds!
Forum: Technology Forum 6th April 2020, 08:47
Replies: 12
Views: 1,070
Posted By Nick Greg
You need to type msconfig in the "run"...

You need to type msconfig in the "run" window if you can find it. The run window should show up if you right click the widows icon on bottom menu bar.

A window pops up. Select from the top...
Forum: Social Forum 5th April 2020, 14:05
Replies: 8
Views: 437
Posted By Nick Greg
Try corner shops. Most of ours have them

Try corner shops. Most of ours have them
Forum: Social Forum 5th April 2020, 12:14
Replies: 8
Views: 437
Posted By Nick Greg
Lidl yesterday was not bad. Tinned goods a bit...

Lidl yesterday was not bad. Tinned goods a bit sparse but otherwise good. Even loo rolls and pasta. 1 in 1 out policy, well policed and very calm inside. 10 minute wait to get in. Tesco queues were...
Forum: Social Forum 4th April 2020, 13:00
Replies: 62
Views: 3,114
Posted By Nick Greg
Could this possibly be a tongue in cheek post....

Could this possibly be a tongue in cheek post. Just saying...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 3rd April 2020, 09:36
Replies: 20
Views: 1,385
Posted By Nick Greg
That I have found to be very true. At work,...

That I have found to be very true. At work, brilliant. At home, appalling.
Forum: Social Forum 3rd April 2020, 08:48
Replies: 1,281
Views: 50,790
Posted By Nick Greg
That was quite funny, someone posted it on...

That was quite funny, someone posted it on Facebook. Meanwhile, (this is serious folks) on BBC an article about the Kingdom Church Camberwell who have been selling a "plague kit" at £91. Bottle of...
Forum: Social Forum 3rd April 2020, 08:42
Replies: 1,281
Views: 50,790
Posted By Nick Greg
Quite. Which came first the chicken or the egg?...

Quite. Which came first the chicken or the egg? Distorted reporting at best and most unhelpful too
Forum: Social Forum 2nd April 2020, 16:24
Replies: 1,281
Views: 50,790
Posted By Nick Greg
Dare I say, that the real answer to these claims,...

Dare I say, that the real answer to these claims, and counter claims, at the moment at least, is "we don't really know for sure". Might be best to leave it at that maybe.
Forum: Social Forum 2nd April 2020, 12:34
Replies: 1,281
Views: 50,790
Posted By Nick Greg
Indeed. Very sad.

Indeed. Very sad.
Forum: Social Forum 1st April 2020, 15:07
Replies: 29
Views: 1,433
Posted By Nick Greg
Not yet but looking forward to something to read....

Not yet but looking forward to something to read. Done all my newspapers and magazines now!
Forum: Social Forum 31st March 2020, 13:36
Replies: 12
Views: 566
Posted By Nick Greg
There will be a shortage if no limit. The panic...

There will be a shortage if no limit. The panic buyers have already proved this once
Forum: Social Forum 31st March 2020, 12:36
Replies: 1,281
Views: 50,790
Posted By Nick Greg
You sure those figures are correct? As for why...

You sure those figures are correct?
As for why an 18 year old vs an 80 year old I guess if you knew the answer to that you'd be up for a Nobel prize in medicine. Not sure anyone knows just yet
Forum: Social Forum 31st March 2020, 12:19
Replies: 12
Views: 566
Posted By Nick Greg
Some supermarkets have just announced that they...

Some supermarkets have just announced that they will lift the limits on some items in store. Idiotic decision in these times as all that does is invite all the moronic panic buyers to return. The...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 31st March 2020, 10:46
Replies: 4
Views: 501
Posted By Nick Greg
This is a good "thread":D:D

This is a good "thread":D:D
Forum: Social Forum 30th March 2020, 14:24
Replies: 1,281
Views: 50,790
Posted By Nick Greg
Phew, feel safer now. Thought that figure was a...

Phew, feel safer now. Thought that figure was a tad high
Forum: Social Forum 30th March 2020, 14:23
Replies: 13
Views: 776
Posted By Nick Greg
Never really go for this kind of thing. Its a...

Never really go for this kind of thing. Its a coincidence. Lets face it the Jehovah's Witnesses have predicted the end of the world on many occasions with a spectacular success rate of zero
Forum: Social Forum 27th March 2020, 14:26
Replies: 10
Views: 379
Posted By Nick Greg
Can you turn the feature off for the foreseeable...

Can you turn the feature off for the foreseeable future? Not that any of us will be out and about much so shouldn't be a security issue? They obviously like slightly grubby hands!
Forum: Social Forum 27th March 2020, 13:05
Replies: 1,281
Views: 50,790
Posted By Nick Greg
Quite correct. I wonder if any country has the...

Quite correct. I wonder if any country has the faintest clue how many really have it? Obviously there are deaths and that is no trivial matter at all. Not sure we will ever know?
Forum: Social Forum 27th March 2020, 10:26
Replies: 1,281
Views: 50,790
Posted By Nick Greg
This is an interesting site if you are into this...

This is an interesting site if you are into this sort of thing. Others may have seen it already. Of course the accuracy of the data could be a problem but we don't really know. Anyway interesting to...
Forum: Social Forum 27th March 2020, 10:18
Replies: 1,281
Views: 50,790
Posted By Nick Greg
I can't see the skills acquisition required to...

I can't see the skills acquisition required to provide modern healthcare being completed within a 1-2 year period of national service, and you can't just chuck anyone into contact with some of the...
Forum: Social Forum 25th March 2020, 17:49
Replies: 70
Views: 4,582
Posted By Nick Greg
Hats off to you for keeping the darlings out of...

Hats off to you for keeping the darlings out of harms way! No offence but hope I never meet you on the job. I'll be on my best behaviour from now on.
Forum: Social Forum 25th March 2020, 17:32
Replies: 3
Views: 151
Posted By Nick Greg
You could be right. After all traffic has...

You could be right. After all traffic has nosedived, this week in particular. My daily 50 minute commute has halved, an eerie experience driving home. Seen more traffic at 6.00am on Christmas Day!
Forum: Social Forum 25th March 2020, 16:46
Replies: 70
Views: 4,582
Posted By Nick Greg
How many folk are working in this lockdown

Just wondered what members experiences are during this lockdown, particularly those who usually go to work. Many laid off? Still travelling to work

I am as I am in food packaging, Mrs nickgreg is...
Forum: Social Forum 24th March 2020, 13:31
Replies: 1,281
Views: 50,790
Posted By Nick Greg
Plonkers! They have been told to shut. Idiot...

Plonkers! They have been told to shut. Idiot Ashley again trying to make a fast buck
Forum: Items Wanted 20th March 2020, 16:29
Replies: 4
Views: 370
Posted By Nick Greg
Seriously I have found local traders and corner...

Seriously I have found local traders and corner shops seem to have most things and I would rather I put money in their pockets than supermarkets who if I was a cynic (and I am) are gleefully raking...
Forum: Social Forum 20th March 2020, 11:05
Replies: 1,281
Views: 50,790
Posted By Nick Greg
Reported tested cases I believe. Who knows how...

Reported tested cases I believe. Who knows how many unreported ones there are though.?
Forum: Social Forum 19th March 2020, 11:00
Replies: 45
Views: 1,460
Posted By Nick Greg
I have to say that this is not, on the face of...

I have to say that this is not, on the face of it, a daft idea.
Forum: Social Forum 19th March 2020, 10:18
Replies: 75
Views: 5,693
Posted By Nick Greg
6.30am. Large ASDA store in Bradford. Car Park...

6.30am. Large ASDA store in Bradford. Car Park full waiting for store to open!!! Utter madness. Local corner shops have served me well, have most things, limited choice but I'd rather put my money in...
Forum: Social Forum 18th March 2020, 15:46
Replies: 1,281
Views: 50,790
Posted By Nick Greg
Garlic - most of it comes from China, might...

Garlic - most of it comes from China, might explain the shortage
Forum: Social Forum 18th March 2020, 12:42
Replies: 1,281
Views: 50,790
Posted By Nick Greg
Smile Excellent. Off to stock up on Tonic Water and...

Excellent. Off to stock up on Tonic Water and Bitter Lemon later
:D:D
Forum: Social Forum 13th March 2020, 16:53
Replies: 1,281
Views: 50,790
Posted By Nick Greg
:D:D Indeed. Looks like I am in a very small...

:D:D Indeed. Looks like I am in a very small minority!
Forum: Social Forum 13th March 2020, 15:27
Replies: 1,281
Views: 50,790
Posted By Nick Greg
Buy it for the TV guide. Rest of it goes under...

Buy it for the TV guide. Rest of it goes under the cat litter tray.
Forum: Social Forum 13th March 2020, 14:24
Replies: 1,281
Views: 50,790
Posted By Nick Greg
I shall be buying the Daily Mail tomorrow as a...

I shall be buying the Daily Mail tomorrow as a backup
Forum: Social Forum 11th March 2020, 17:46
Replies: 7
Views: 390
Posted By Nick Greg
Quite and daily one of my daughters has to put up...

Quite and daily one of my daughters has to put up with this kind of trash trying to keep us safe. Absolutely needless and tragic death at the hands of, well, sub human rubbish
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 11th March 2020, 14:50
Replies: 22
Views: 1,485
Posted By Nick Greg
Smile Do they have an opposition these days? :}:}

Do they have an opposition these days? :}:}
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 11th March 2020, 10:55
Replies: 40
Views: 2,677
Posted By Nick Greg
Just renewed mine online after change of address....

Just renewed mine online after change of address. IF you have a passport they can access that photo apparently and use that. They do require lots of other information though as well, NI number,...
Forum: Technology Forum 10th March 2020, 17:27
Replies: 7
Views: 409
Posted By Nick Greg
You'd think the TV box would have something built...

You'd think the TV box would have something built in to compensate for this situation or is that a little too simplistic?
Forum: Technology Forum 10th March 2020, 16:50
Replies: 7
Views: 409
Posted By Nick Greg
Hows about this... ...

Hows about this...

https://www.amazon.co.uk/Philex-Variable-TV-Signal-Attenuator/dp/B00L24G962

or this...
...
Forum: Technology Forum 10th March 2020, 16:26
Replies: 7
Views: 409
Posted By Nick Greg
That sounds bizarre! I'd love to know why the...

That sounds bizarre! I'd love to know why the signal strength needs reducing. 99% of us need it bumping up. I'll follow this with interest as I don't know the answer.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th March 2020, 13:40
Replies: 5
Views: 572
Posted By Nick Greg
Think HMRC rake in around £28 billion a year...

Think HMRC rake in around £28 billion a year from fuel duty. That will take a little making up from somewhere else!
Forum: Social Forum 9th March 2020, 09:10
Replies: 1,281
Views: 50,790
Posted By Nick Greg
Self explanatory really...

Self explanatory really...
Forum: Social Forum 6th March 2020, 09:26
Replies: 1,281
Views: 50,790
Posted By Nick Greg
re food, I say Food to be delivered by on line...

re food, I say Food to be delivered by on line shopping, only emergency staff to go to work.

that would mean "food" production staff also having to go to work and so more and more people will be...
Forum: Social Forum 5th March 2020, 13:13
Replies: 1,281
Views: 50,790
Posted By Nick Greg
Actually we have booked a week in North Norfolk,...

Actually we have booked a week in North Norfolk, my favourite spot. Rains less there than Yorkshire!
Forum: Social Forum 5th March 2020, 09:21
Replies: 1,281
Views: 50,790
Posted By Nick Greg
Looks like I'll be having a staycation this year...

Looks like I'll be having a staycation this year at this rate. Never mind Yorkshire is a pretty good place to stay
Forum: Social Forum 5th March 2020, 09:20
Replies: 47
Views: 1,592
Posted By Nick Greg
No real surprise. Haven't made any sort of decent...

No real surprise. Haven't made any sort of decent profit for yonks. Shame for employees of course.
Forum: Social Forum 3rd March 2020, 15:52
Replies: 12
Views: 594
Posted By Nick Greg
Used to use a printing company in China called...

Used to use a printing company in China called the Fook Me Printing Company. Played havoc with switchboard lady
Forum: Social Forum 28th February 2020, 16:04
Replies: 1,281
Views: 50,790
Posted By Nick Greg
A variation of Project Fear maybe

A variation of Project Fear maybe
Forum: Social Forum 25th February 2020, 09:18
Replies: 69
Views: 3,369
Posted By Nick Greg
Give the man a knighthood. Pure genius!!

Give the man a knighthood. Pure genius!!
Forum: Social Forum 21st February 2020, 16:49
Replies: 9
Views: 439
Posted By Nick Greg
Moved just before Christmas. Van and man for big...

Moved just before Christmas. Van and man for big stuff £180 and carried the rest to the new place by hand over the next 10 days. Mind you new house was only 13 doors away! Moved it using carrier...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 20th February 2020, 14:58
Replies: 12
Views: 828
Posted By Nick Greg
May I suggest a blowtorch then as an alternative...

May I suggest a blowtorch then as an alternative maybe?
Forum: Social Forum 17th February 2020, 16:48
Replies: 6
Views: 404
Posted By Nick Greg
I see they have just dug up the turf at Trinity...

I see they have just dug up the turf at Trinity College Cambridge in protest at something or other. Its half term though so all the errant teachers will be causing mayhem.
Forum: Social Forum 17th February 2020, 09:49
Replies: 69
Views: 3,369
Posted By Nick Greg
Living not far from Hebden Bridge and Mytholmroyd...

Living not far from Hebden Bridge and Mytholmroyd I have seen the painfully slow progress of the flood defence works taking place. It is mind numbingly slow. I just don't get why it takes so darned...
Forum: Technology Forum 13th February 2020, 11:18
Replies: 2
Views: 399
Posted By Nick Greg
Looks quite like this... ...

Looks quite like this...

https://www.freefixer.com/library/file/WTA-04dd55f8-e0ba-401b-978d-7b98bf877a16-wextr.exe-100477/

But not an expert. Its a file that starts installing a program (the...
Forum: Social Forum 13th February 2020, 09:30
Replies: 15
Views: 899
Posted By Nick Greg
I was fortunate to go from New York to London on...

I was fortunate to go from New York to London on it many years back. Those were the days when you could have a fag on board! Very small though. I wasn't paying by the way!
Forum: Social Forum 5th February 2020, 09:32
Replies: 7
Views: 383
Posted By Nick Greg
They also do degrees in Metallurgy and Particle...

They also do degrees in Metallurgy and Particle Physics as studied by my brother and daughter, both from unprivileged backgrounds and state schools. Some get there through hard work. Lets not tar...
Forum: Social Forum 31st January 2020, 16:29
Replies: 28
Views: 1,977
Posted By Nick Greg
Has this become a political post by any chance?...

Has this become a political post by any chance? Just asking that's all.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 27th January 2020, 15:59
Replies: 52
Views: 4,428
Posted By Nick Greg
I add this experience to my long list of reasons...

I add this experience to my long list of reasons of why I generally regard the police to be idiots.

mmmm.....

I sincerely hope that you might review this opinion should you ever find the need...
Forum: Social Forum 21st January 2020, 09:35
Replies: 26
Views: 1,446
Posted By Nick Greg
What if they don't drive? Confiscate their...

What if they don't drive? Confiscate their passport?
Forum: Social Forum 16th January 2020, 09:24
Replies: 47
Views: 1,592
Posted By Nick Greg
Indeed some obey the rules others don't. Remember...

Indeed some obey the rules others don't. Remember the Alitalia pantomime, went on for ages didn't it? Are they still going?
Forum: Social Forum 15th January 2020, 17:08
Replies: 47
Views: 1,592
Posted By Nick Greg
Different tax regimes exist in different...

Different tax regimes exist in different countries for all sorts of reasons (mostly political at a guess!) My daughter lives in Belgium, high income tax, but other things lower, she doesn't seem to...
Forum: Social Forum 15th January 2020, 16:40
Replies: 47
Views: 1,592
Posted By Nick Greg
May I refer you again to the description of this...

May I refer you again to the description of this tax by the cross party group of MPís.

Now who exactly would trust such a bunch to come up with a definitive well researched viewpoint. Not me for...
Forum: Social Forum 15th January 2020, 15:35
Replies: 47
Views: 1,592
Posted By Nick Greg
Flybe collected the tax on behalf of HMRC and...

Flybe collected the tax on behalf of HMRC and held on to it deliberately to prop itself up. Theft in some folks books. And now want to be bailed out at our expense. Thats the point. Looks like there...
Forum: Social Forum 15th January 2020, 14:27
Replies: 512
Views: 52,101
Posted By Nick Greg
What a nice little surprise!

What a nice little surprise!
Forum: Social Forum 15th January 2020, 14:22
Replies: 47
Views: 1,592
Posted By Nick Greg
Presumably Belgium decided that APD is not for...

Presumably Belgium decided that APD is not for them which is up to them. I'm sure there are many disparities between different countries tax regimes. If some think its "absurd" then that's fine but...
Forum: Social Forum 15th January 2020, 13:33
Replies: 47
Views: 1,592
Posted By Nick Greg
APD is a red herring in this I'm afraid. All here...

APD is a red herring in this I'm afraid. All here impose it and pay it and forward it to HMRC. Flybe haven't as they are in a dire financial position through many factors of which APD is one. If you...
Forum: Social Forum 15th January 2020, 12:32
Replies: 47
Views: 1,592
Posted By Nick Greg
As per Flybeís position - they are in my opinion...

As per Flybeís position - they are in my opinion being selected against in this by the U.K.ís APD rates - which on further research look to be the highest in the world - such that they are forcing...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th January 2020, 12:15
Replies: 14
Views: 1,138
Posted By Nick Greg
You could be right as HGF on the V6 is rather...

You could be right as HGF on the V6 is rather rare I believe?
Forum: Social Forum 15th January 2020, 11:45
Replies: 47
Views: 1,592
Posted By Nick Greg
Spot on. Coudln't have summed it up better.

Spot on. Coudln't have summed it up better.
Forum: Social Forum 15th January 2020, 09:28
Replies: 47
Views: 1,592
Posted By Nick Greg
Couldn't agree more. So Flybe has amassed £100...

Couldn't agree more. So Flybe has amassed £100 million quid of APD payments and witheld them from HMRC deliberately. Mind you makes you wonder whether HMRC have been asleep to let it grow to that...
Forum: Social Forum 14th January 2020, 16:47
Replies: 47
Views: 1,592
Posted By Nick Greg
Flybe's financial history is not exactly stellar....

Flybe's financial history is not exactly stellar. APD I would argue has little to do with their historical financial woes. Must go a lot deeper than that I would have thought but none of us really...
Forum: Social Forum 14th January 2020, 11:42
Replies: 47
Views: 1,592
Posted By Nick Greg
Sounds to me like you are just a thoroughly...

Sounds to me like you are just a thoroughly decent and honest chap.
Playing fast and loose with someone else's money is nothing to be proud of, sadly it goes on all the time.
Forum: Social Forum 14th January 2020, 09:34
Replies: 47
Views: 1,592
Posted By Nick Greg
I doubt the Air Passenger Duty is the sole reason...

I doubt the Air Passenger Duty is the sole reason for their predicament. Must be other things too. As usual company blaming everyone else for their woes.
Forum: Social Forum 3rd January 2020, 09:35
Replies: 30
Views: 2,157
Posted By Nick Greg
Anyone know if they are actually worse this year...

Anyone know if they are actually worse this year in Australia than any previous year? Or is the media spotlight shining a bit brighter? Be interesting to know if they are worse.
Forum: Social Forum 2nd January 2020, 17:39
Replies: 155,881
Views: 5,496,245
Posted By Nick Greg
One of mine nicked my foil wrapped pork pie for...

One of mine nicked my foil wrapped pork pie for my packed lunch last night. Just left me a nice clean square of tin foil behind. Scoffed the pastry as well greedy beggar
Forum: Social Forum 2nd January 2020, 17:05
Replies: 13
Views: 463
Posted By Nick Greg
That seems a somewhat harsh reaction for a, maybe...

That seems a somewhat harsh reaction for a, maybe tongue in cheek comment? Just saying.
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