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by al_yrpal
15 Jan 2020, 2:27pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: ** The Brexit Thread ** - 'Brexit Means Brexit'
Replies: 21540
Views: 530703

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

Factually Miss Widdicombes summation was spot on. But her assertion that betrayal caused the recent Brexit referendum result is speculative. I believe there were many more negatives to EU membership that added up to produce the Leave result. Younger people are probably unaware of the factors that en...
by al_yrpal
15 Jan 2020, 11:00am
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Which next bike for old git in hilly area?
Replies: 23
Views: 927

Re: Which next bike for old git in hilly area?

Fit some butterfly bars. They give you many more hand positions than anything else especially when tilted. If you want discs just buy a steel frame with disc mounts. eg Salsa and strip your current bike to provide bits. I went for a Pedelec which can of course be pedalled without assistance. Downsid...
by al_yrpal
15 Jan 2020, 10:44am
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: General degreaser
Replies: 43
Views: 1698

Re: General degreaser

I think Captain Pugwash characters might be classed as inappropriate, so I wont mention them! :?

Al
by al_yrpal
14 Jan 2020, 9:23pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Should we celebrate leaving the EU
Replies: 46
Views: 1109

Re: Should we celebrate leaving the EU

Mick F wrote::lol: :lol:

Thought I'd chuck that in. :lol:


:lol: :lol: :lol: Sir Nige? Lord Nige, Nige Duke of Sussex? (Soon to be vacant?)

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We do parades here at the drop of a hat. Steadfast leave territory.

Al :D
by al_yrpal
14 Jan 2020, 7:14pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Should we celebrate leaving the EU
Replies: 46
Views: 1109

Re: Should we celebrate leaving the EU

At the last Spithead review at which I was present the French Aircraft Carrier Charles de Gaulle was playing the Marsellaise full blast over its loudspeaker system as the Queen sailed past in HMS Endurance. The Royal Marine Band on Endurance struck up Colonel Bogey drowning them out :lol: Ring the b...
by al_yrpal
14 Jan 2020, 5:50pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: General degreaser
Replies: 43
Views: 1698

Re: General degreaser

I keep seeing this thread title and thinking of Major Bloodnock!

Al :lol:
by al_yrpal
14 Jan 2020, 3:47pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: New Royals Going It Alone
Replies: 124
Views: 2940

Re: New Royals Going It Alone

They definately need those hemets! :lol: Actually they are both blessed and cursed, born to a role they didnt choose from free wiil. And blessed with never having to want or strive for anything except to lead a more normal less public life free of duty. Their prescence and lives fascinates foreign v...
by al_yrpal
14 Jan 2020, 2:33pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: New Royals Going It Alone
Replies: 124
Views: 2940

Re: New Royals Going It Alone

If they stay in British Columbia the MUST wear helmets, its the law!

Al
by al_yrpal
14 Jan 2020, 12:55pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Windows 7 support ends Tuesday 14th Jan 2020
Replies: 43
Views: 937

Re: Windows 7 support ends Tuesday 14th Jan 2020

Chromebooks are great but they do come with an end of life date (generally about 5 years from the models first sales ). After this point they are no longer guaranteed updates. https://support.google.com/chrome/a/answer/6220366?hl=en When they cost so little a 5 year life span isnt really an issue. ...
by al_yrpal
14 Jan 2020, 12:16pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Windows 7 support ends Tuesday 14th Jan 2020
Replies: 43
Views: 937

Re: Windows 7 support ends Tuesday 14th Jan 2020

Hi, Yes, Windows updates have been turned off for two years and it's protected by Avast. No probs Al My windows seven and eight was still receiving Microsoft Security update all the way up to the end of last year. Yes, but I was so fed up with updates taking over and interfering with my use of the ...
by al_yrpal
13 Jan 2020, 11:11pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: The next Labour Leader
Replies: 328
Views: 6751

Re: The next Labour Leader

Oh. Well my money's on her anyway because she apparently has the backing of Momentum. Hope she is effective and holds Boris and co's toes to the fire

Al
by al_yrpal
13 Jan 2020, 10:17pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Where to go to flee b****t (This Madness) or jockxit
Replies: 83
Views: 1946

Re: Where to go to flee b****t (This Madness) or jockxit

Canada....tar sands!

Many people I met in Vancouver were refugees from the bitter cold of Eastern Canada. Nice place but not perfect by any means.

Al
by al_yrpal
13 Jan 2020, 5:35pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: New Royals Going It Alone
Replies: 124
Views: 2940

Re: New Royals Going It Alone

They will all end up being sponsored.

The Coca Cola Duke of Sussex. The Domino's Duke of Edinburgh etc.

Al
by al_yrpal
13 Jan 2020, 5:32pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Windows 7 support ends Tuesday 14th Jan 2020
Replies: 43
Views: 937

Re: Windows 7 support ends Tuesday 14th Jan 2020

Yes, Windows updates have been turned off for two years and it's protected by Avast. No probs

Al
by al_yrpal
13 Jan 2020, 5:01pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: The next Labour Leader
Replies: 328
Views: 6751

Re: The next Labour Leader

I was just wondering what the other alleged Tall Tale was, anyone know?

Al