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by Mick F
15 Jun 2019, 6:37pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: ** The Brexit Thread ** - 'Brexit Means Brexit'
Replies: 16681
Views: 400695

Re: ** The Brexit Thread ** - 'Brexit Means Brexit'

"Good thing you included the winky. Otherwise people might think you are serious".

:wink:
by Mick F
15 Jun 2019, 6:33pm
Forum: Lands End to John O'Groats
Topic: Record attempt scheduled
Replies: 581
Views: 36929

Re: Record attempt scheduled

Paulatic wrote:Set off this morning 13th June. Mel Nicholls is going for a hand cycle record.
https://melnicholls.co.uk/Handcycle-Bri ... rld-Record
Looked as wet at LE this morning as it is here :(
He's in the Midlands now.

Excellent stuff. :D
by Mick F
15 Jun 2019, 6:28pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: My wireless speedo stopped working
Replies: 12
Views: 324

Re: My wireless speedo stopped working

GranvilleThomas wrote:For my sins I am a licensed Radio Ham .........
CQ CQ CQ :D

I spent many a long year in the RN as a radio and communications technician, as well as specialising in radars, displays and weapon engineering plus some years working with cryptography equipment.
by Mick F
15 Jun 2019, 5:29pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: TV licensing...
Replies: 802
Views: 51369

Re: TV licensing...

................ I wonder how many different ones they have? At least two identical repetitions in the last couple of years. Maybe twenty-five different letters but with different dates .............. and the dates are only whole months, not real dates. I would reply if they wrote a real letter to ...
by Mick F
15 Jun 2019, 5:05pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: ** The Brexit Thread ** - 'Brexit Means Brexit'
Replies: 16681
Views: 400695

Re: ** The Brexit Thread ** - 'Brexit Means Brexit'

I've been on here saying that everyone I know wants to out of the EU. Today, I heard that someone I know quite well wants to remain! :shock: He's a mathematician, and only a day or so ago I was privvy to a conversation about reconciling bank accounts. Story: He showed a credit card statement and co...
by Mick F
15 Jun 2019, 3:55pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: ** The Brexit Thread ** - 'Brexit Means Brexit'
Replies: 16681
Views: 400695

Re: ** The Brexit Thread ** - 'Brexit Means Brexit'

I've been on here saying that everyone I know wants to out of the EU. Today, I heard that someone I know quite well wants to remain! :shock: He's a mathematician, and only a day or so ago I was privvy to a conversation about reconciling bank accounts. Story: He showed a credit card statement and cou...
by Mick F
15 Jun 2019, 3:44pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Tory leader - place your bets
Replies: 374
Views: 6965

Re: Tory leader - place your bets

reohn2 wrote:661- Pete
I think even Mick wouldn't vote for him :shock:
Yep.
Spot on! :shock:
by Mick F
15 Jun 2019, 11:33am
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: My wireless speedo stopped working
Replies: 12
Views: 324

Re: My wireless speedo stopped working

It was a complete garble. Another techy bit: VHF and UHF telly signals were two-channel transmissions. Sound and vision (obviously!) Sound was FM and vision was AM. Therefore, my experiment wouldn't detect frequency modulated transmissions, just amplitude modulations. ie just the vision which sounds...
by Mick F
15 Jun 2019, 11:19am
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Sheep in the garden
Replies: 27
Views: 994

Re: Sheep in the garden

You used to be hanged for sheep rustling.
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-34809198
by Mick F
15 Jun 2019, 11:15am
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: ** The Brexit Thread ** - 'Brexit Means Brexit'
Replies: 16681
Views: 400695

Re: ** The Brexit Thread ** - 'Brexit Means Brexit'

How much does a backbencher earn per annum?

80grand plus expenses I believe.
£65,000 is less than a year's salary.
by Mick F
15 Jun 2019, 11:12am
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Barclays
Replies: 8
Views: 246

Re: Barclays

:lol: :lol: :lol:
by Mick F
15 Jun 2019, 11:11am
Forum: On the road
Topic: Trousers and commuting
Replies: 5
Views: 220

Re: Trousers and commuting

Mattievrs wrote:Oh and leaving clothes at work is a no go as we use day lockers.
Sorry, I don't understand.
by Mick F
15 Jun 2019, 11:06am
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Barclays
Replies: 8
Views: 246

Re: Barclays

I have no idea what this thread is about.

Is it about forgetting your PIN for your card and how Barclays sort it out for you?

Why not go into the bank and speak to them?
by Mick F
15 Jun 2019, 11:03am
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Sheep in the garden
Replies: 27
Views: 994

Re: Sheep in the garden

The farmer must have been checking, and he's repaired his fences. :cry:
All the poor sheep are imprisoned again.
by Mick F
15 Jun 2019, 10:59am
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: ** The Brexit Thread ** - 'Brexit Means Brexit'
Replies: 16681
Views: 400695

Re: ** The Brexit Thread ** - 'Brexit Means Brexit'

So have the all state employed :twisted: As an ex-state employee, I have something to say about it. The defence budget is not just for hardware ships and tanks etc but for all the pay and allowances as well as pensions. From what I remember, it's about 10% of the whole defence budget. The "gol...