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by Polisman
12 Jan 2020, 12:50pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: ** The Brexit Thread ** - 'Brexit Means Brexit'
Replies: 21539
Views: 530490

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

People often leave well paid jobs to improve other aspects of their lives. Brexit is a bit like that. The so called experts continue to pour scorn on Brexit but time will tell. The 'experts' seem to have had a very chequered track record up to now. Al Brexit is a bit like 'absolutely nothing at all...
by Polisman
12 Jan 2020, 12:46pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Can you hear something?
Replies: 34
Views: 795

Re: Can you hear something?

One wonders how much material is lost through aromas Dolgellau used to have an interesting sheep smell from the tannery I live near a muesli factory (chocolate or malt or honey or sugar, not unpleasant) Can you smell something? How does Sailor smell? There are various estimates as to the 'angels sh...
by Polisman
10 Jan 2020, 12:12pm
Forum: For Sale - bits of bikes, etc.
Topic: Campagnolo Record Carbon Ti Triple Groupset SPLITTING + ITM Carbon bars
Replies: 7
Views: 685

Re: Campagnolo Record Carbon Ti Triple Groupset SPLITTING + ITM Carbon bars

If you're willing to sell the bb separately, I'd be interested, provided it's a Record (doesn't look like the ones I already have) and it's 111mm not 102mm (should be). Thanks. Sorry I'm keeping them together. Triple BBs are much more expensive than doubles. Shifters and triple front mech now sold.
by Polisman
3 Jan 2020, 9:56am
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Has Trump just started WW3?
Replies: 120
Views: 2599

Re: Has Trump just started WW3?

He's an expert at obfuscation and deceiving those who want to be deceived. I think it's probably be another gun crime moment 'let's not talk about guns'. Genius, really.
by Polisman
3 Jan 2020, 9:47am
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Dyson vacuum replacement.
Replies: 26
Views: 555

Re: Dyson vacuum replacement.

A big thumbs up for the Vax. Super reliable and if looked after curiously indestructible!
by Polisman
3 Jan 2020, 9:20am
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Has Trump just started WW3?
Replies: 120
Views: 2599

Re: Has Trump just started WW3?

Trump is always starting WW3. So the hyperbole is not really necessary. Constant conflict and populations in fear is the fuel that drives these nut bars, Boris Johnson included.

Until this 'strong man' ludicrous excuse for democratic rule ends, we will all of us be perennially in peril.
by Polisman
3 Jan 2020, 9:17am
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Goodbye Old England - Jockxit. It's Time We Were Gone
Replies: 229
Views: 5373

Re: Goodbye Old England - Jockxit. It's Time We Were Gone

Why is 54% particularly significant? If a Scottish indyref gives a 50.1 yes vote then we will leave. One thing at a time though. Brexit first. Then the 2021 Scottish elections. Then if the SNP get a majority maybe early in the 2024 to 2029 Tory govt there will be indyref 2. It's been 300 years. Why...
by Polisman
3 Jan 2020, 9:13am
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Boris Johnson: Why is a proven liar in power?
Replies: 546
Views: 12599

Re: Boris Johnson: Why is a proven liar in power?

Oldjohnw wrote:The CS doesn't just employ Oxford Graduates.


Quite, but a move away from sourcing a high percentage of staff from that source has got to be a good one. People with real life experience and insight into how the world actually works and not just book learned theory.
by Polisman
3 Jan 2020, 8:51am
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Boris Johnson: Why is a proven liar in power?
Replies: 546
Views: 12599

Re: Boris Johnson: Why is a proven liar in power?

I do see some sense in bring in “super-talented weirdos” with “genuine cognitive diversity” and avoid senior civil service applicants with Oxford and Cambridge English degrees. Ive said for 30 yrs if the Ministry for Agriculture had given me a job I could have saved them billions. :) 'Poacher turne...
by Polisman
3 Jan 2020, 6:16am
Forum: Electric bikes
Topic: Bosch ebike motor
Replies: 14
Views: 779

Re: Bosch ebike motor

Round our way the big problem is 4x4s and trial bike riders especially them. They tear up great swathes of tracks and turn them to mud baths in no time. The local police do not give a toss about it. I really can't see them getting out of their comfy cars and venturing into the hills to hunt down peo...
by Polisman
2 Jan 2020, 2:04pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Goodbye Old England - Jockxit. It's Time We Were Gone
Replies: 229
Views: 5373

Re: Goodbye Old England - Jockxit. It's Time We Were Gone

Quality bit of telly. But you can view the same up close and personal every year At the Scottish Highland games circuit. An experience never to be forgotten. And anyone can participate I in the events, I won a sack race a few years back, and a bottle of Glenmorangie for the reward. Now that's what I...
by Polisman
2 Jan 2020, 1:57pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: BT Scam?
Replies: 11
Views: 318

Re: BT Scam?

This happened with kids playing a mobile phone game a few years ago. They scooped up all the phone and email details, probably sold them to some dodgy Russians and targeted thousands to sign up to a monthly subscription of around £20 a month, which was almost impossible to cancel, unless you did so ...
by Polisman
2 Jan 2020, 1:54pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Boris Johnson: Why is a proven liar in power?
Replies: 546
Views: 12599

Re: Boris Johnson: Why is a proven liar in power?

Clarke had the makings (and the gravitas) of a major reformer, but look what happens in the Tory party when you try to rock the boat (even for the better)
by Polisman
2 Jan 2020, 1:51pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: BT Scam?
Replies: 11
Views: 318

Re: BT Scam?

Hmmm.. You probably just paid a quid or two to be connected briefly to a premium rate Indian number. If you'd have stayed on the line, you could be 80 quid down in a few minutes. These kind of scams are becoming increasingly sophisticated and difficult to stop. Your operator won't help you here, ev...
by Polisman
2 Jan 2020, 1:50pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: BT Scam?
Replies: 11
Views: 318

Re: BT Scam?

Unfortunately by proceeding with the call you've probably been added to their automated 'victim' database and the won't stop so easily. Do you have a black list facility with your operator. I can black list up to 500 numbers with Three. I haven't had a landline number in years because of these nuisa...