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by mercalia
26 Sep 2020, 11:12am
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Panic buying, hoarding
Replies: 895
Views: 22494

Re: Panic buying, hoarding

A friend still has about 400 loo rolls from the last bout of panic buying, serves him right. I have 4 bars of soap and 8 tins of tomatoes in the cupboard. Was no 30p plain chocolate in Lidl the other day. I hope the price of petrol drops soon. Thats a fire hazard there is a special offer over the w...
by mercalia
26 Sep 2020, 10:25am
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: Miles and isles: "our" big Scottish bike ride
Replies: 0
Views: 38

Miles and isles: "our" big Scottish bike ride

Miles and isles: our big Scottish bike ride https://i.guim.co.uk/img/media/32980b3fba94c68837278332a3fabb7ea1722fbd/0_42_4032_2419/master/4032.jpg?width=620&quality=85&auto=format&fit=max&s=348c5e21a20429143d62fbf88ad06867 A father-and-son cycling tour of Highlands and islands found...
by mercalia
26 Sep 2020, 10:11am
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: The Brexit thread
Replies: 44
Views: 992

Re: The Brexit thread

He voted for Brexit now decided to move to Monaco to avoid paying tax. :roll: https://www.theguardian.com/business/2020/sep/25/sir-jim-ratcliffe-uks-richest-person-moves-to-tax-free-monaco-brexit-ineos-domicile? people who do that should have any titles removed, should be conditional in being a tax ...
by mercalia
26 Sep 2020, 9:47am
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: One policeman doing his job on London trains
Replies: 40
Views: 1053

Re: One policeman doing his job on London trains

seems like the cops have been busy but very few fines and it dont seem to have deterred others
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-54295612
by mercalia
26 Sep 2020, 9:42am
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Winter accessories
Replies: 19
Views: 516

Re: Winter accessories

for jackets that are light but warm and dont cost much - ex army softies like this one from ebay https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/New-British-Army-Issue-Thermal-Reversible-softie-Olive-Sand-Jacket-Size-XL/383648052400?ssPageName=STRK%3AMEBIDX%3AIT&_trksid=p2060353.m1438.l2649 ideal winter wear that pa...
by mercalia
25 Sep 2020, 6:30pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Funniest clean joke I've heard recently
Replies: 993
Views: 76306

Re: Funniest clean joke I've heard recently

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by mercalia
25 Sep 2020, 5:07pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: How Many Bog Rolls Do You Have At Home?
Replies: 53
Views: 1471

Re: How Many Bog Rolls Do You Have At Home?

good timing
by mercalia
25 Sep 2020, 5:01pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: The Brexit thread
Replies: 44
Views: 992

Re: The Brexit thread

Well done for demonstrating why independence is increasingly popular for the non-English countries of the uk. out of curiosity ( and I dont know the answer) what proportion of those in Wales speak Welsh? East Anglia had its own dialects until the Londoners found it a nice place to retire to or comm...
by mercalia
25 Sep 2020, 3:00pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: One policeman doing his job on London trains
Replies: 40
Views: 1053

Re: One policeman doing his job on London trains

some thing tells me you must be agin someone or some thing rather than take things on their own terms as just part of the story rather than the whole story which for some strange reason you feel should be every ones remit. so to mention A you also have to mention B then C then D then... Your interp...
by mercalia
25 Sep 2020, 2:51pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: How Many Bog Rolls Do You Have At Home?
Replies: 53
Views: 1471

Re: How Many Bog Rolls Do You Have At Home?

We bought a pack of six from Morrisons during the week. Had four left before then. We have loads of newspaper. Western Morning News. We don't buy newspapers, but a friend's father has the WMN six days a week so they collect it from him and drop it at our gate as they pass. We use old newspaper for ...
by mercalia
25 Sep 2020, 2:29pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: One policeman doing his job on London trains
Replies: 40
Views: 1053

Re: One policeman doing his job on London trains

I award you the Woke Medal of Honour for Services to Bullshit I can feel your frustration: desperate to call everyone else liberal snowflakes, whilst you're being 'triggered' by what they've calmly said to you. The threads you've started have demonstrated that you don't like China, BLM protesters, ...
by mercalia
25 Sep 2020, 2:12pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: The Brexit thread
Replies: 44
Views: 992

Re: The Brexit thread

I'd bet that independence for Wales (which probably means independence for England) is some way off. But there's a new "roadmap" out today: http://www.independencecommission.wales Jonathan Am I the only person who thinks Wales is a country is like regarding East Anglia is also a country? ...
by mercalia
25 Sep 2020, 12:52pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: How Many Bog Rolls Do You Have At Home?
Replies: 53
Views: 1471

Re: How Many Bog Rolls Do You Have At Home?

Cyril Haearn wrote:Thread resurrection alert
I have eight
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@mercalia
You may reopen the poll by putting '0' as expiry date


it is set at "0" if it aint working then thats a bug some where.
by mercalia
25 Sep 2020, 12:42pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: One policeman doing his job on London trains
Replies: 40
Views: 1053

Re: One policeman doing his job on London trains

Go and have a look at the threads he's started recently. In this 'The Tea Shop' forum, these include (1) a Spectator article attacking the black lives matter movement for targeting statues (2) his own attack on a black applicant who was disgruntled he didn't get a job as a vicar (3) asking whether ...
by mercalia
25 Sep 2020, 11:56am
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: The Brexit thread
Replies: 44
Views: 992

Re: The Brexit thread

I make no predictions for Northern Ireland or Scottish and Welsh independence, just noting that the potential for radical change is high. I'd bet that independence for Wales (which probably means independence for England) is some way off. But there's a new "roadmap" out today: http://www....