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Forum: Social Forum 22nd July 2019, 09:39
Replies: 1
Views: 32
Posted By Darcydog
I’ll see if I can get on the TV by stating that I...

I’ll see if I can get on the TV by stating that I don’t like women sitting with their legs crossed.

I’ll invent a chair that forces a lady’s legs apart when she sits down.

I’m sure no one could...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 22nd July 2019, 07:48
Replies: 8
Views: 227
Posted By Darcydog
Can recommend Captain Tolleys Creeping Crack...

Can recommend Captain Tolleys Creeping Crack Cure. Used it on the ZTT to great effect and previously on our caravans.

It’s a light blue milky liquid you run into a joint repeatedly until it stops...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 22nd July 2019, 07:40
Replies: 12
Views: 488
Posted By Darcydog
I think it blinded and confused the Discovery...

I think it blinded and confused the Discovery driver in the same way as “Razzle Dazzle” camouflage. :getmecoat:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 22nd July 2019, 07:30
Replies: 13
Views: 510
Posted By Darcydog
Brilliant! That’s about 30min from me :}

Brilliant!

That’s about 30min from me :}
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 22nd July 2019, 07:27
Replies: 13
Views: 510
Posted By Darcydog
I’m sure Scott will help us all out as you have...

I’m sure Scott will help us all out as you have done Matt - many thanks for your speedy and helpful service!
Forum: Social Forum 20th July 2019, 20:21
Replies: 21
Views: 346
Posted By Darcydog
I remember taking a girl to see Quatermass and...

I remember taking a girl to see Quatermass and the Pit and really enjoyed it - but the girl I took whose name was Julia was totally freaked by it.

I never realised until we left the cinema and...
Forum: Social Forum 20th July 2019, 20:01
Replies: 20
Views: 342
Posted By Darcydog
When it comes to “overriding common sense” I...

When it comes to “overriding common sense” I would suggest the debacle of another runway at Heathrow involving moving the M25 will make the HS2 debacle pale into insignificance.

The blight of...
Forum: Social Forum 20th July 2019, 04:51
Replies: 21
Views: 346
Posted By Darcydog
The Descent freaked me a bit. Good U.K. film...

The Descent freaked me a bit. Good U.K. film shot here in the U.K. but set in North Carolina USA. Realistic cave scenes that were actually shot in Pinewood studios.

Very claustrophobic.
Forum: Social Forum 19th July 2019, 11:26
Replies: 10
Views: 165
Posted By Darcydog
If that Bat comes near me again I will swipe it...

If that Bat comes near me again I will swipe it with my cricket bat

I suspect they will desert me in the desert.

They lie to me! I had better have a lie down.

If I had been a second faster I...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 19th July 2019, 06:58
Replies: 12
Views: 488
Posted By Darcydog
My first thought as well.

My first thought as well.
Forum: Social Forum 19th July 2019, 06:54
Replies: 10
Views: 165
Posted By Darcydog
Refuse - I refuse to do it! I will not leave my...

Refuse - I refuse to do it! I will not leave my refuse out in the street.

Project - we must project the right image on this project.

Minute - this minute insect will bite me in a minute.
...
Forum: Social Forum 19th July 2019, 06:45
Replies: 20
Views: 242
Posted By Darcydog
Cite, Site & Sight Bass (guitar) & Base ...

Cite, Site & Sight

Bass (guitar) & Base

Jeans & Genes

Die & Dye
Forum: Social Forum 18th July 2019, 22:14
Replies: 20
Views: 242
Posted By Darcydog
Vane & Vein Bored & Board Whine &...

Vane & Vein

Bored & Board

Whine & Wine
Forum: Social Forum 18th July 2019, 17:24
Replies: 33
Views: 888
Posted By Darcydog
Have a really nice day. I wish you and your...

Have a really nice day. I wish you and your family well.

But I’m surprised you think my response is weird in any way. You are correct I have not ever questioned your “car ownership” - but it is...
Forum: Social Forum 18th July 2019, 15:21
Replies: 33
Views: 888
Posted By Darcydog
Nobody gives a stuff what car you drive Nick -...

Nobody gives a stuff what car you drive Nick - it’s your petulant attitude whereby you label me as “paranoid” and accuse me of rubbishing people with Aspergers Syndrome that occasionally brings you...
Forum: Social Forum 18th July 2019, 13:45
Replies: 33
Views: 888
Posted By Darcydog
The “No Deal” scenario WAS clearly outlined by...

The “No Deal” scenario WAS clearly outlined by the Remain supporters - it was clearly set out in the “Project Fear” leaflets that were delivered to every house in the U.K. at a cost to the taxpayer...
Forum: Social Forum 18th July 2019, 08:55
Replies: 33
Views: 888
Posted By Darcydog
As would I However, I have a sneaky...

As would I

However, I have a sneaky suspicion that had the vote gone the other way then those that got the result they wanted would be the first to insist that “their” result stood and no second...
Forum: Social Forum 18th July 2019, 08:22
Replies: 33
Views: 888
Posted By Darcydog
And when we get the same result again - will that...

And when we get the same result again - will that stop the constant whining and whinging from those who didn’t get the result they wanted? Or will they insist on a third, and then another and...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th July 2019, 07:46
Replies: 217
Views: 21,377
Posted By Darcydog
Mines done less than half that! Seems nicely...

Mines done less than half that! Seems nicely run-in now.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th July 2019, 07:42
Replies: 3
Views: 282
Posted By Darcydog
Love it!!! :D:D:D

Love it!!! :D:D:D
Forum: Social Forum 17th July 2019, 07:22
Replies: 10
Views: 344
Posted By Darcydog
I think when they were first written £16,000 was...

I think when they were first written £16,000 was a small fortune - you could buy a classy new car for probably half that amount.

Things are very different now but these rules haven’t really...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th July 2019, 06:52
Replies: 13
Views: 500
Posted By Darcydog
We lived in Hastings in my teenage years and I...

We lived in Hastings in my teenage years and I took my test there. We were always taught to leave the vehicle in gear when parked. Hastings is very hilly and there were plenty of incidences of...
Forum: Touring Boating Camping & Caravan Forum 16th July 2019, 20:36
Replies: 3
Views: 147
Posted By Darcydog
A fly-past by a Herc to celebrate your arrival...

A fly-past by a Herc to celebrate your arrival and you complain!

There’s no pleasing some people!!!:D:D:D
Forum: Social Forum 16th July 2019, 19:46
Replies: 20
Views: 626
Posted By Darcydog
Oh how I agree with you. I am both amazed...

Oh how I agree with you.

I am both amazed and horrified at what our front lines Cops have to deal with.

Only a few days ago they had a cctv programme on the box that showed a scrote robbing a...
Forum: Social Forum 16th July 2019, 18:49
Replies: 37
Views: 1,463
Posted By Darcydog
Love it!!! Absolutely brilliant :bowdown:

Love it!!!

Absolutely brilliant :bowdown:
Forum: Social Forum 16th July 2019, 17:19
Replies: 10
Views: 344
Posted By Darcydog
The rules are based on what used to be - not what...

The rules are based on what used to be - not what we deal with now.

The rules are something like this - but I haven’t checked them out for years so things may have changed a bit.

Savings...
Forum: Social Forum 16th July 2019, 17:09
Replies: 10
Views: 344
Posted By Darcydog
Many thanks - I had not seen this - how...

Many thanks - I had not seen this - how appalling.

Let’s hope it gets the publicity it deserves now the MSM have got hold of it!
Forum: Social Forum 16th July 2019, 08:03
Replies: 16
Views: 366
Posted By Darcydog
Yes - brilliant match - brilliant result. ...

Yes - brilliant match - brilliant result.

Have to applaud the Kiwis reaction to to their defeat in an unbelievably close match.

Just read a report on it where it has been written that “New...
Forum: Social Forum 16th July 2019, 07:39
Replies: 14
Views: 312
Posted By Darcydog
JHC!!! That must have have been “fun” for...

JHC!!!

That must have have been “fun” for all not expecting it!!!:D

I can just imagine the “W T F!!!!” reactions of those not expecting such a “visit”.

:D
Forum: Social Forum 16th July 2019, 07:32
Replies: 37
Views: 1,463
Posted By Darcydog
Weird this ..... :shrug: - my wife re-registered...

Weird this ..... :shrug: - my wife re-registered the fact that we have one of these “at risk” tumble dryers after the BBC covered the story again on the news a week or so ago.

Within 24 hours of...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th July 2019, 11:20
Replies: 5
Views: 218
Posted By Darcydog
Funnily enough - SWMBO’s i30 Hyundai has just...

Funnily enough - SWMBO’s i30 Hyundai has just started doing the same on really hot days. Most likely dried out lubrication, dust/crud build up.

Will be finding out the silicone spray next week -...
Forum: Social Forum 13th July 2019, 19:22
Replies: 33
Views: 888
Posted By Darcydog
YouGov - they pay their responders and the...

YouGov - they pay their responders and the demographics clearly show most responders on YouGov lists are Students.

So the results of their survey on BJ is hardly surprising.

That said BJ is...
Forum: Social Forum 13th July 2019, 13:27
Replies: 33
Views: 888
Posted By Darcydog
Skid marks??? :getmecoat:

Skid marks???






:getmecoat:
Forum: Social Forum 13th July 2019, 11:38
Replies: 0
Views: 51
Posted By Darcydog
Hewitt and Reid - wheelchair doubles final

I do like this - great to see these guys doing well.

Watching it live

Bit of unfortunate camera work tho - in one of the breaks the camera roomed round and zoomed in on a couple of spectators -...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 12th July 2019, 14:04
Replies: 21
Views: 707
Posted By Darcydog
My alcantara seats are the same - I did a...

My alcantara seats are the same - I did a temporary repair that has now lasted two years by :-

1) cutting the saggy bit in the centre of the “bubble”

2) then gently with fingers separated the...
Forum: Social Forum 12th July 2019, 10:27
Replies: 30
Views: 581
Posted By Darcydog
Well done indeed! If only other Towns would...

Well done indeed! If only other Towns would follow Wellingborough’s excellent example.
Forum: Social Forum 12th July 2019, 10:05
Replies: 30
Views: 581
Posted By Darcydog
Actually Ian - that is a really good point. I...

Actually Ian - that is a really good point. I wonder what the law would say if there was not proper signage as you entered the car park that payment was restricted to a certain method and coins were...
Forum: Social Forum 12th July 2019, 07:54
Replies: 16
Views: 543
Posted By Darcydog
And where there is a “line on a map” it is rarely...

And where there is a “line on a map” it is rarely a nice needle sharp line that clearly defines anything!

I have seen felt tip used where the width of the line on the map equates to a couple of...
Forum: Social Forum 12th July 2019, 07:32
Replies: 30
Views: 581
Posted By Darcydog
We tend to do our shopping in places where...

We tend to do our shopping in places where parking charges do not apply. So we add to the problems that most towns now have with ever decreasing footfall.

Where we live the County Council issues...
Forum: Social Forum 11th July 2019, 21:56
Replies: 30
Views: 581
Posted By Darcydog
Agree about why the town centres are dying. ...

Agree about why the town centres are dying.

And the stupid thing is that by making the car park payment machines “high tech” payment only - the planners select for those that are more likely to do...
Forum: Social Forum 10th July 2019, 19:25
Replies: 16
Views: 543
Posted By Darcydog
That is the usual “rule of thumb” but things can...

That is the usual “rule of thumb” but things can change over time. For a real example - where the original boundary was a simple concrete posts and wire fence. This was on the deeds as per the...
Forum: Social Forum 10th July 2019, 16:43
Replies: 16
Views: 543
Posted By Darcydog
With Neighbour disputes over boundaries there are...

With Neighbour disputes over boundaries there are rarely winners - both sides invariably “lose”

If the neighbour had grown a plant on a post on the boundary then I’m sorry but I think he does have...
Forum: Social Forum 9th July 2019, 22:31
Replies: 5
Views: 244
Posted By Darcydog
Treat them like dogs !!!!! Have a few poo...

Treat them like dogs !!!!!

Have a few poo bags in your pocket - and if the journey is a long one - pack a bucket.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 9th July 2019, 22:27
Replies: 10
Views: 790
Posted By Darcydog
On the list to do - many thanks for the heads up!

On the list to do - many thanks for the heads up!
Forum: Social Forum 7th July 2019, 15:33
Replies: 20
Views: 626
Posted By Darcydog
There is a positive to this.....

I’m at a BBQ and I confess - I have had far too much Shiraz to drive.

So I gave the keys to SWMBO and she was not impressed....

So I said “Well I could blame Brexit” - and several people around...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 7th July 2019, 13:34
Replies: 2
Views: 325
Posted By Darcydog
Does look like an enthusiasts car. Not my choice...

Does look like an enthusiasts car. Not my choice of “bling” but each to his own.

And be warned!! - if you are moving house - the load lugging ability of a Tourer could convert you :}
Forum: Social Forum 7th July 2019, 09:45
Replies: 20
Views: 626
Posted By Darcydog
Wink What is damning about the reports on this Polish...

What is damning about the reports on this Polish Slave gang is that they had people meeting the victims as they arrived in the U.K. to facilitate the opening of Bank Accounts, Registering for...
Forum: Social Forum 7th July 2019, 07:42
Replies: 13
Views: 298
Posted By Darcydog
Dog walking

It’s walking the dogs that is good for us! Not only is their enthusiasm for life infectious - but the discipline of having to do it regularly keeps us focused.

Whatever the weather I enjoy it. ...
Forum: Social Forum 7th July 2019, 07:29
Replies: 20
Views: 398
Posted By Darcydog
Yes - interesting that - and very relevant I...

Yes - interesting that - and very relevant I suggest. There was no income tax then - Governments at the time we’re wary of how unpopular introducing an income tax would be.

So the taxed something...
Forum: Social Forum 6th July 2019, 21:56
Replies: 20
Views: 626
Posted By Darcydog
Would she have been deported if she, in her...

Would she have been deported if she, in her drunken state had taken out an innocent person or young family?

Or would the Courts determine that her “human rights” were greater than those of her...
Forum: Social Forum 6th July 2019, 21:09
Replies: 20
Views: 626
Posted By Darcydog
Most certainly am - the Swedish people are...

Most certainly am - the Swedish people are wonderful but we cannot arrive in their country and expect to get benefits from their welfare system just because we “have debts”. Their system does not...
Forum: Social Forum 6th July 2019, 20:44
Replies: 20
Views: 626
Posted By Darcydog
“She was unable to claim for benefit (“ due to...

“She was unable to claim for benefit (“ due to Brexit” - RESULT!!!!) and had to get a (part time) job!”

I have no problem with any of that....:shrug:
Forum: Social Forum 6th July 2019, 19:36
Replies: 20
Views: 398
Posted By Darcydog
Especially as with solar panels and battery...

Especially as with solar panels and battery storage becoming ever more efficient - could we see a day when our houses can go “off grid”?

And could we power our vehicles via these solar panels?
...
Forum: Social Forum 6th July 2019, 17:57
Replies: 20
Views: 398
Posted By Darcydog
Apart from enthusiasts who loved riding a horse...

Apart from enthusiasts who loved riding a horse for what it was - not as a way to get from a to b.

So there is probably hope.
Forum: Social Forum 6th July 2019, 16:17
Replies: 20
Views: 398
Posted By Darcydog
Indeed - when you think of pre ICE vehicle travel...

Indeed - when you think of pre ICE vehicle travel infrastructure which was around the horse - Staging Posts, Livery Yards, Farriers etc etc - it all went when the ICE became a reliable and effective...
Forum: Social Forum 6th July 2019, 11:30
Replies: 20
Views: 398
Posted By Darcydog
When I first saw that pic - I immediately thought...

When I first saw that pic - I immediately thought of the slot car racers I used to build from brazing rod. We used to build a couple of chassis’s and could swap the car bodies from chassis to...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 6th July 2019, 07:05
Replies: 19
Views: 778
Posted By Darcydog
I think we should remember that those that...

I think we should remember that those that predict the demise of the car are people who live within Cities and the M25 “bubble” in particular.

So crowded that public transport actually works...
Forum: Social Forum 6th July 2019, 06:46
Replies: 2
Views: 142
Posted By Darcydog
I know what you mean - tho I am lucky enough to...

I know what you mean - tho I am lucky enough to have a garage - it’s not like now in the winter months with Winters limited daylight. Still working on the ZTT the other evening at half past eight!
Forum: Social Forum 5th July 2019, 15:32
Replies: 20
Views: 398
Posted By Darcydog
But of course!! Those who make such stupid...

But of course!! Those who make such stupid comments have obviously missed the fact that as a niche player JLR were hardly competitors in the Micro/Mini market :duh:

But how nice it would be to...
Forum: Social Forum 5th July 2019, 15:04
Replies: 20
Views: 398
Posted By Darcydog
Even more bizarre is how car tax or RFL is still...

Even more bizarre is how car tax or RFL is still based upon CO2!!!

Whoever advised the government at the time that diesels where so worthy because they produced marginally less CO2 than other...
Forum: Social Forum 5th July 2019, 13:43
Replies: 13
Views: 298
Posted By Darcydog
Yes! - should have added that because the phrase...

Yes! - should have added that because the phrase “In dog years - I’m dead!” applies now - that every walk I take with them in the morning is even more valuable.

Whatever the weather - dog walking...
Forum: Social Forum 5th July 2019, 11:33
Replies: 13
Views: 298
Posted By Darcydog
At 45 with a huge mortgage, two children, and...

At 45 with a huge mortgage, two children, and lots of unending bills - all I wanted to do was retire ASAP and start life’s longest holiday. As I owned the business I had a vested interest in its...
Forum: Social Forum 5th July 2019, 10:19
Replies: 20
Views: 398
Posted By Darcydog
Indeed - the move to new technologies always has...

Indeed - the move to new technologies always has costs. Both financial and social. The crazy rush to diesel due to dubious reasoning is coming home to roost.

JLR more susceptible to this than...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th July 2019, 09:36
Replies: 28
Views: 924
Posted By Darcydog
From a personal viewpoint the front end of the...

From a personal viewpoint the front end of the Mk1 ZT is my favourite - it just looks “right”. Sorry but the Mk2, for me, makes it look like any other car. Tho from pics on here - things can be...
Forum: Social Forum 5th July 2019, 06:31
Replies: 20
Views: 398
Posted By Darcydog
JLR - Castle Bromwich

JLR are, apparently, going to announce today a multimillion £ investment to prepare their Castle Bromwich plant for electric vehicle production.
Forum: Social Forum 3rd July 2019, 16:52
Replies: 18
Views: 406
Posted By Darcydog
What!!!! - you mean it wasn’t her 6um in tight...

What!!!! - you mean it wasn’t her 6um in tight overalls that made the builders go all unnecessary?

I’m shocked.... :D
Forum: Social Forum 3rd July 2019, 16:44
Replies: 14
Views: 381
Posted By Darcydog
I check my cdti regularly and it never needs...

I check my cdti regularly and it never needs topping up. Nor does the Hyundai.

The worst car I had for oil consumption was a company car I had - a Cavalier 2litre Sports hatch - (Opel Monza by...
Forum: Social Forum 3rd July 2019, 05:03
Replies: 18
Views: 406
Posted By Darcydog
Neither would I - that said I did have some old...

Neither would I - that said I did have some old seats in the garage that me and the guys used to sit in. But I think that is very different to chopping the front off a car to make a seat out of it.
Forum: Social Forum 3rd July 2019, 04:55
Replies: 15
Views: 479
Posted By Darcydog
She may not “have been well” - our friends mum...

She may not “have been well” - our friends mum has dementia and is hard of heahearing. Go to help her sometimes and her reaction can be quite vicious.

You did the right thing - a kind act - some...
Forum: Social Forum 2nd July 2019, 20:46
Replies: 23
Views: 580
Posted By Darcydog
Hmmm... Discord was a better option :cool:

Hmmm... Discord was a better option :cool:
Forum: Social Forum 2nd July 2019, 20:37
Replies: 15
Views: 479
Posted By Darcydog
Yep - most probably the same the world over. ...

Yep - most probably the same the world over.

People panic over a problem - send out multiple requests for solutions - sort the issue - don’t bother to thank those that tried to help.

Such is...
Forum: Social Forum 1st July 2019, 19:11
Replies: 23
Views: 580
Posted By Darcydog
Sometimes Les - I wish I was not so flippant ...

Sometimes Les - I wish I was not so flippant

I appreciate the “Thanks” - and on reflection your post deserves a more considered response.

I believe Trump is considered different because he is...
Forum: Social Forum 1st July 2019, 18:50
Replies: 23
Views: 580
Posted By Darcydog
It’s that bl00dy haircut..... ...

It’s that bl00dy haircut.....


:D:getmecoat:
Forum: Social Forum 1st July 2019, 13:24
Replies: 24
Views: 631
Posted By Darcydog
I don’t think we educate our children very well...

I don’t think we educate our children very well regarding money matters - I remember “Liberal Studies” at school which was usually some crazy spouting forth on their favourite subject.

I remember...
Forum: Touring Boating Camping & Caravan Forum 1st July 2019, 11:36
Replies: 10
Views: 314
Posted By Darcydog
I remember something similar ruining a batch of...

I remember something similar ruining a batch of the oil and water emulsion used on the metal cutting lathes in the workshops at the Beecham plant in Worthing.

The microbiologist were asked what...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 1st July 2019, 08:53
Replies: 12
Views: 515
Posted By Darcydog
The sound description is very much as mine sound...

The sound description is very much as mine sound when worn. They are an easy thing to replace and there is an excellent how to on here.

I have found the recommendation to remove about 6mm from...
Forum: Social Forum 1st July 2019, 08:25
Replies: 147,601
Views: 4,120,464
Posted By Darcydog
Great morning here - looks like it is low cloud...

Great morning here - looks like it is low cloud as you can feel the heat of the sun occasionally as the cloud clears a bit.

We have three dogs today! My sons dog has been dropped off with us as...
Forum: Social Forum 1st July 2019, 06:24
Replies: 23
Views: 580
Posted By Darcydog
Agree Wes - he is proving himself to be attuned...

Agree Wes - he is proving himself to be attuned to influencing people along ways that other politicians have failed to do. He is not bothered about making friends with what he considers to be the...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 30th June 2019, 19:39
Replies: 14
Views: 656
Posted By Darcydog
If you are - then you are certainly not in the...

If you are - then you are certainly not in the minority and also in very good company.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 30th June 2019, 19:33
Replies: 4
Views: 252
Posted By Darcydog
Nicer today - a bit cooler - absolutely fabulous...

Nicer today - a bit cooler - absolutely fabulous evening. Outside with the dogs who are snoozing and alongside them are the cats.:eek:

Lovely weather and all is chilled....
Forum: Social Forum 30th June 2019, 08:20
Replies: 9
Views: 307
Posted By Darcydog
I would start high with an expectation of a very...

I would start high with an expectation of a very high price indeed.

Sadly the clockwork O gauge Hornby set myself and my brother had as kids was left for safekeeping with our Father when we moved...
Forum: Social Forum 30th June 2019, 07:58
Replies: 23
Views: 580
Posted By Darcydog
Trump

Who would have thought it?

Whatever we might think of this strange individual.....

His Maverick ability to do things other leaders see as impossible seems to be getting genuine progress with...
Forum: Social Forum 30th June 2019, 06:40
Replies: 1
Views: 126
Posted By Darcydog
Not a Baseball fan at all - but have to say I am...

Not a Baseball fan at all - but have to say I am enjoying the Woman’s Football World Cup.

And I’m not that much of a footy fan either.

I wonder what it is that attracts me :shrug:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 30th June 2019, 06:31
Replies: 9
Views: 612
Posted By Darcydog
They are just 20 min away from me over the Forest...

They are just 20 min away from me over the Forest Trikey if I can help in anyway.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 30th June 2019, 06:24
Replies: 38
Views: 1,240
Posted By Darcydog
It’s a mixture of two of the options for me. ...

It’s a mixture of two of the options for me.

When just stopped - foot remains on brakes, slip into N, apply handbrake. Keep looking in mirror for traffic coming up behind. Foot stays on brakes...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 30th June 2019, 06:11
Replies: 10
Views: 525
Posted By Darcydog
Happens in all walks of life. We advise a lot of...

Happens in all walks of life. We advise a lot of businesses and certain things have well publicised deadlines. The firms Trading Year End, The end of the tax year on 5th April, VAT Qtrs etc.

And...
Forum: Social Forum 29th June 2019, 16:03
Replies: 82
Views: 3,538
Posted By Darcydog
My goodness - what a difference Wes!

My goodness - what a difference Wes!
Forum: Social Forum 29th June 2019, 14:26
Replies: 218
Views: 4,103
Posted By Darcydog
I think you will find I am the OP on this...

I think you will find I am the OP on this thread.:shrug:

Edit - ok - thanks for the correction -

This post no longer relevant
Forum: Social Forum 29th June 2019, 14:17
Replies: 218
Views: 4,103
Posted By Darcydog
I agree with the first part of what you say - and...

I agree with the first part of what you say - and as I say - I take part as a LR enthusiast on LR forums.

But it ends there. I don’t act as you do - insisting that threads are closed and accusing...
Forum: Social Forum 29th June 2019, 13:58
Replies: 218
Views: 4,103
Posted By Darcydog
This is a genuine question Nick - whilst I really...

This is a genuine question Nick - whilst I really don’t give a to55 if you own a 75 or ZT or not. I do find it strange that you in particular are a regular visitor and seem to seek to take umbrage...
Forum: Social Forum 29th June 2019, 13:22
Replies: 218
Views: 4,103
Posted By Darcydog
Hey! Something we can agree on! The auto...

Hey! Something we can agree on! The auto correct drives me nuts
Forum: Social Forum 29th June 2019, 13:17
Replies: 218
Views: 4,103
Posted By Darcydog
It was a polite joke re your grammar - not your...

It was a polite joke re your grammar - not your club status.

... Ten quid we’ll spent ....

Only done in jest in case you see this as some sort of insult worthy of a rant.
Forum: Social Forum 29th June 2019, 13:04
Replies: 218
Views: 4,103
Posted By Darcydog
Did you contribute as well Nick?

Did you contribute as well Nick?
Forum: Social Forum 29th June 2019, 13:02
Replies: 218
Views: 14,309
Posted By Darcydog
And so you should!!!

And so you should!!!
Forum: Social Forum 29th June 2019, 12:29
Replies: 218
Views: 4,103
Posted By Darcydog
Oh dear - this little lad is really throwing a...

Oh dear - this little lad is really throwing a tantrum over me.

Do you think it was something I said?
Forum: Social Forum 29th June 2019, 11:06
Replies: 218
Views: 4,103
Posted By Darcydog
So everyone thinks it’s the other people who are...

So everyone thinks it’s the other people who are the bullies!!

Crazy or what!!:shrug:
Forum: Social Forum 29th June 2019, 10:50
Replies: 218
Views: 4,103
Posted By Darcydog
Thank you John - much appreciated.

Thank you John - much appreciated.
Forum: Social Forum 29th June 2019, 10:19
Replies: 218
Views: 4,103
Posted By Darcydog
Believe what you want my friend.

Believe what you want my friend.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 29th June 2019, 09:00
Replies: 20
Views: 828
Posted By Darcydog
We bought plastic expanding trellis that slots...

We bought plastic expanding trellis that slots over the rear door windows and into the door window recess. They are quite strong - designed to keep dogs in - and allow a nice breeze through
Forum: Social Forum 29th June 2019, 08:40
Replies: 218
Views: 4,103
Posted By Darcydog
Your denial confirms my fears!!!:D I think...

Your denial confirms my fears!!!:D

I think you are a stooge of Putin

The Moon landings never happened

Trump is an alien being allowed on earth as a warning to all baldies

Myself and my...
Forum: Social Forum 29th June 2019, 06:15
Replies: 79
Views: 1,969
Posted By Darcydog
Putin only said what he did regarding the West’s...

Putin only said what he did regarding the West’s mature and sensible acceptance of diversity, because he has been caught red-handed over the use of a nerve agent in a U.K. City.

His GRU then tried...
Forum: Social Forum 29th June 2019, 05:50
Replies: 79
Views: 1,969
Posted By Darcydog
Wholeheartedly agree. Very disappointing.

Wholeheartedly agree.

Very disappointing.
Forum: Social Forum 29th June 2019, 05:29
Replies: 5
Views: 175
Posted By Darcydog
That is odd that they add a premium for Spain. ...

That is odd that they add a premium for Spain.

That said - the PO Travel Insurance is rated very highly. It is a good provider, especially where existing medical conditions need to be covered.
Forum: Social Forum 28th June 2019, 22:32
Replies: 218
Views: 4,103
Posted By Darcydog
I agree John I don’t condone the closure of...

I agree John

I don’t condone the closure of a thread just because the posts don’t agree with your/my/anyone’s views.

That said it seemed clear to me that those with a certain agenda were...
Forum: Social Forum 28th June 2019, 21:41
Replies: 79
Views: 1,969
Posted By Darcydog
Bu99er I was just getting ready as well...

Bu99er

I was just getting ready as well ......:getmecoat:
Forum: Social Forum 28th June 2019, 21:39
Replies: 79
Views: 1,969
Posted By Darcydog
Winston Churchill Good enough for you ?

Winston Churchill

Good enough for you ?
Forum: Social Forum 28th June 2019, 19:42
Replies: 218
Views: 4,103
Posted By Darcydog
I didn’t request it to be closed - but I did...

I didn’t request it to be closed - but I did think that with the Tweedle brothers Dumb and Dumber resurrecting threads for no other reason than to continue their schoolboy playground antics - we may...
Forum: Social Forum 28th June 2019, 17:33
Replies: 147,601
Views: 4,120,464
Posted By Darcydog
Is it not being fed or something? Or just needs...

Is it not being fed or something? Or just needs a bit of attention? Dogs usually stay where they are happy :shrug:

On a happier note - I’m sitting in my garden under the sun shade with the first...
Forum: Social Forum 28th June 2019, 14:45
Replies: 10
Views: 315
Posted By Darcydog
Sadly the sicko’s that perpetrate such horrendous...

Sadly the sicko’s that perpetrate such horrendous crimes are that sick they would probably enjoy it!
Forum: Social Forum 28th June 2019, 14:19
Replies: 218
Views: 4,103
Posted By Darcydog
Thank you for the respect - but lacking of late. ...

Thank you for the respect - but lacking of late.

I admit to labelling you and Maninder the Tweedles in my mind

Helps quantify things....
Forum: Social Forum 28th June 2019, 14:03
Replies: 218
Views: 4,103
Posted By Darcydog
You two don’t give up do you. Talk about holding...

You two don’t give up do you. Talk about holding a grudge.:duh:

If the loan was in part to renovate the Transit plant - it didn’t happen - did it!

I give you full marks for obsessive tenacity...
Forum: Social Forum 28th June 2019, 13:31
Replies: 103
Views: 2,096
Posted By Darcydog
The sad thing is Nick - that the evidence clearly...

The sad thing is Nick - that the evidence clearly shown above - demonstrates that it is YOU that becomes abusive when I state an opinion that differs from yours! :shrug:
Forum: Social Forum 28th June 2019, 13:25
Replies: 103
Views: 2,096
Posted By Darcydog
Nicely put - and it is interesting that the...

Nicely put - and it is interesting that the consensus on my offending words - which incidentally- had to be parachuted across from another thread :shrug: seems to be that no offence was taken but...
Forum: Social Forum 28th June 2019, 13:03
Replies: 103
Views: 2,096
Posted By Darcydog
Oh yes - brown noser me........:duh:

Oh yes - brown noser me........:duh:
Forum: Social Forum 28th June 2019, 12:42
Replies: 103
Views: 2,096
Posted By Darcydog
Please be assured I do take great care to post...

Please be assured I do take great care to post clear and factual info. I happy to play “banter” with anyone. But the posts above clearly show that one person in particular out of two - does seem...
Forum: Social Forum 28th June 2019, 12:26
Replies: 103
Views: 2,096
Posted By Darcydog
Yes - I’m not sure what I find more upsetting...

Yes - I’m not sure what I find more upsetting Wraymond!

The inability to comprehend the written word or the abuse that results when the reality is set out before them :shrug:
Forum: Social Forum 28th June 2019, 12:19
Replies: 103
Views: 2,096
Posted By Darcydog
Yes well - personal abuse is your trademark it...

Yes well - personal abuse is your trademark it seems so forgive me if I simply sigh in slight despair of you and move on.
Forum: Social Forum 28th June 2019, 12:08
Replies: 103
Views: 2,096
Posted By Darcydog
And I agree with the third para - tho obviously...

And I agree with the third para - tho obviously not the first two sentences. Regardless of this poor girls medical condition- she has been manipulated by her parents who are on a mission.

My...
Forum: Social Forum 28th June 2019, 11:36
Replies: 103
Views: 2,096
Posted By Darcydog
In contrast I would suggest you have something...

In contrast I would suggest you have something missing...:D
Forum: Social Forum 28th June 2019, 11:18
Replies: 103
Views: 2,096
Posted By Darcydog
B Topman quotes it in post 72 Wraymond. ...

B

Topman quotes it in post 72 Wraymond.

As you say the context is tortured - as is logic :shrug:

Just proves the point that if someone who is determined to be offended - they will...
Forum: Social Forum 28th June 2019, 11:08
Replies: 103
Views: 2,096
Posted By Darcydog
I certainly agree that the young get a poor deal...

I certainly agree that the young get a poor deal at the moment. But I fail to see how stopping those who have accrued wealth for their later years from doing what they want to do with their money is...
Forum: Social Forum 28th June 2019, 10:16
Replies: 103
Views: 2,096
Posted By Darcydog
I have to say I did have to look it up as it is...

I have to say I did have to look it up as it is not a word I have come across before.

I’m really pleased you described me thus.

I’ve just printed off your “rant” and put it on the noticeboard...
Forum: Social Forum 28th June 2019, 10:09
Replies: 103
Views: 2,096
Posted By Darcydog
No - not at all.

No - not at all.
Forum: Social Forum 28th June 2019, 09:59
Replies: 103
Views: 2,096
Posted By Darcydog
I’ve just re-read what I wrote on another thread...

I’ve just re-read what I wrote on another thread - I see no issue with it at all.

It is clearly a criticism of Government rather than anyone with a medical condition.

I am happy with what I...
Forum: Social Forum 28th June 2019, 09:55
Replies: 103
Views: 2,096
Posted By Darcydog
I find this rather bizarre and amusing. How you...

I find this rather bizarre and amusing. How you you can manipulate facts and then accuse others of doing just that is beyond me.
Forum: Social Forum 28th June 2019, 09:39
Replies: 103
Views: 2,096
Posted By Darcydog
I make no apology for stating facts. The 16...

I make no apology for stating facts.

The 16 year old in question does suffer from Asperger’s Syndrome. I made no general comment on teenagers with Aspergers at all.

That is pure spin and...
Forum: Social Forum 28th June 2019, 09:32
Replies: 103
Views: 2,096
Posted By Darcydog
One again “your understanding” is a bit off the...

One again “your understanding” is a bit off the mark to say the least Maninder.

The ONS (Office of National Statistics) in its 2017 report (on 2016 data) found that Public Sector workers on...
Forum: Social Forum 27th June 2019, 22:08
Replies: 205
Views: 10,988
Posted By Darcydog
I suspect he was referring to the appt cockup and...

I suspect he was referring to the appt cockup and how because of that you should not be asked to wait.
Forum: Social Forum 27th June 2019, 18:56
Replies: 103
Views: 2,096
Posted By Darcydog
He doesn’t - it’s a sound bite to get attention.

He doesn’t - it’s a sound bite to get attention.
Forum: Social Forum 27th June 2019, 18:54
Replies: 103
Views: 2,096
Posted By Darcydog
I know that - overall the members contribution...

I know that - overall the members contribution equates to circa 6%. If you take an average across the board it is about 4.6%.

Regardless of the tiny employees contribution - the employer (ie US...
Forum: Social Forum 27th June 2019, 14:56
Replies: 103
Views: 2,096
Posted By Darcydog
Most workers have not “consumed at an...

Most workers have not “consumed at an unsustainable rate” - most have contributed more than they put in.

I’m now receiving the benefits from my personal pension and savings - and only I...
Forum: Social Forum 27th June 2019, 11:03
Replies: 205
Views: 10,988
Posted By Darcydog
Hi Wes - have they done a block via an...

Hi Wes - have they done a block via an anaesthetic first?

They usually do an anaesthetic block first to see if this does relieve the pain and if it does they may go on to surgically cut the nerve...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 27th June 2019, 05:31
Replies: 3
Views: 393
Posted By Darcydog
If you are as happy with your new Hyundai as we...

If you are as happy with your new Hyundai as we have been with ours over the past five years then you won’t have any complaints.

We bought ours at three years old with two years manufactures...
Forum: Social Forum 27th June 2019, 05:15
Replies: 18
Views: 614
Posted By Darcydog
Brilliant! - some firms, or more accurately,...

Brilliant! - some firms, or more accurately, the people within them - never, ever learn.

Thankfully I have only been in a difficult position with two employers and one was very similar to what...
Forum: Social Forum 26th June 2019, 14:39
Replies: 1
Views: 127
Posted By Darcydog
Interesting- have passed this on - many thanks

Interesting- have passed this on - many thanks
Forum: Social Forum 26th June 2019, 13:03
Replies: 80
Views: 1,585
Posted By Darcydog
Yes - lots of real data to prove this. If we...

Yes - lots of real data to prove this. If we are thinking about the same report it said that throw away cars built in cheap manufacturing areas were the worst at total emissions and that Jeep and...
Forum: Social Forum 26th June 2019, 12:47
Replies: 205
Views: 10,988
Posted By Darcydog
So as well as electrocuting them - you can cook...

So as well as electrocuting them - you can cook them as well ......nice !
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 26th June 2019, 12:44
Replies: 51
Views: 2,159
Posted By Darcydog
Dreadful news - there are absolute scum out...

Dreadful news - there are absolute scum out there. So sorry to hear this.
Forum: Social Forum 26th June 2019, 05:41
Replies: 10
Views: 315
Posted By Darcydog
Increased sentence for animal cruelty

Pleased to see this in the News this morning. Michael Gove has increased the possible Jail Sentence for animal cruelty from 6 months to 5 Years!

Long overdue IMO.
Forum: Social Forum 26th June 2019, 05:32
Replies: 205
Views: 10,988
Posted By Darcydog
Very sorry to hear about your Father in Law Wes. ...

Very sorry to hear about your Father in Law Wes. Wish him well.
Forum: Social Forum 25th June 2019, 20:56
Replies: 205
Views: 10,988
Posted By Darcydog
Best to have a cr@p before the procedure Wes. ...

Best to have a cr@p before the procedure Wes. During it is not such a good idea. :getmecoat:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 25th June 2019, 19:04
Replies: 32
Views: 1,959
Posted By Darcydog
Ooooo... - that is nice!

Ooooo... - that is nice!
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 23rd June 2019, 08:13
Replies: 46
Views: 2,059
Posted By Darcydog
Please don’t think you guys are alone on this up...

Please don’t think you guys are alone on this up there north of Watford Gap! :D

Plenty of people in the South West think exactly as you guys do.

Not a political statement but you only have to...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 23rd June 2019, 08:00
Replies: 46
Views: 2,059
Posted By Darcydog
Totally agree - and if one single thing...

Totally agree - and if one single thing exemplifies the monumental stupidity of our vehicle taxation system it is this fact.

Sadly tho - we have governments that listen to 16 year old children...
Forum: Social Forum 22nd June 2019, 21:44
Replies: 6
Views: 228
Posted By Darcydog
Thanks - they say it may be a while for his gut...

Thanks - they say it may be a while for his gut to recover - so he is on some natural yogurt stuff designed to re-establish a normal gut flora.
Forum: Social Forum 22nd June 2019, 21:26
Replies: 8
Views: 249
Posted By Darcydog
Thanks Wullie Tapatalk keeps inviting...

Thanks Wullie

Tapatalk keeps inviting me....

Looks like I have been wrong to ignore it.

Thanks.
Forum: Social Forum 22nd June 2019, 21:17
Replies: 6
Views: 228
Posted By Darcydog
God no! - but it looks like my sons Labrador...

God no! - but it looks like my sons Labrador suffered from it. He became very lethargic, vomiting, not eating and then passed a lot of horrible bl00dy mucus. He also seemed well and truly “out of...
Forum: Social Forum 22nd June 2019, 20:53
Replies: 6
Views: 228
Posted By Darcydog
Thanks Phil - much appreciated So far there...

Thanks Phil - much appreciated

So far there have been three cases locally linked to this stuff.

I took it to be Cow Parsley - until it was pointed out to me that it wasn’t.
Forum: Social Forum 22nd June 2019, 14:15
Replies: 8
Views: 249
Posted By Darcydog
Yes - that is how I used to do it - but I only...

Yes - that is how I used to do it - but I only use an iPhone now.

Any ideas?
Forum: Social Forum 22nd June 2019, 12:54
Replies: 8
Views: 249
Posted By Darcydog
Don’t know TM - and now “not bovvered” :D - I am...

Don’t know TM - and now “not bovvered” :D - I am unable post pics as well.:shrug:
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