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 Post subject: Are Tea Bags getting weaker?
PostPosted: Fri Jun 15, 2018 5:36 pm 
For years we have has PG tips but of late tea made with them tastes like hot water to me. It go to the point of me putting two bags in my largish cup to get a taste. I swirl the tea bags around 30 times in the cup and this makes a passable drink. I bought some PG strong tea bags which seemed better but seemed to give a dry throat after, defeating the ...

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 Post subject: RIP Peter stringfellow
PostPosted: Thu Jun 07, 2018 10:32 am 
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-44394076

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 Post subject: Rics surveyor or structural engineer?
PostPosted: Sat Jun 02, 2018 4:58 pm 
Hi I am buying a house and was simply going to use the structural engineer I had used previously to do the survey. However my wife has cast doubt on this and thinks I should use a Rics building surveyor.

It's a 1960-1970 build 4 bed detached house.

I was of the opinion that a structural engineer is "more qualified" and will be more in tune with what I am after - ie the building ...

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 Post subject: Trade Names
PostPosted: Fri Jun 01, 2018 9:01 am 
Many trades have names for other trades which largely spell out what the do. Chippies, sparks and spreads are easily recognisable but I recall hearing the name toshers in the 60's that was given to painters. I have never heard it since. The dictionary describes a tosher as someone who sifts the sewers for something of worth in Victorian times, hardly aligned to painting.

Just interested if anyone else has heard or recalls this term ...

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 Post subject: Reporting a driver for bad eyesight.
PostPosted: Wed May 30, 2018 7:13 pm 
Is it possible to report to the DVLA (anonymously of course) a person for bad eyesight. I know someone who I am sure is not fit to drive but they refuse to get their eyes tested, presumably because they are worried about their license being taken away.

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 Post subject: That Tattoo
PostPosted: Wed May 30, 2018 10:27 am 
What a brouhaha has stirred up over the tattoo that some footballer called Raheem Sterling has had done. He had a tat of an M16 rifle on his calf, I suppose he was thinking my goal scoring leg fires like a machine gun or something daft. However, the media have gone overboard and it has got quite ridiculous. The Sun even dragged out Damiola Taylor's dad to criticise him, and that poor lad was not ...

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 Post subject: It's Cannyfixit's Birthday today
PostPosted: Wed May 30, 2018 5:43 am 
:occasion4: Cannyfixit

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 Post subject: What would you do?
PostPosted: Tue May 29, 2018 5:18 pm 
Its London. Its a 3 lane main road, (common in London) you are first at the white line, lights are red, pedestrians are crossing on the "green man" signal. Traffic is flowing across you (as they have a green light) There is a "red light camera" watching the junction.
Police car with blue light on and siren wailing pulls up behind you.

(Police car is not there because of you / something you have done) ...

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 Post subject: GDPR
PostPosted: Fri May 25, 2018 7:52 pm 
Heard of it?

Affected by it?

WTF does it mean for 'one-man-bands' that have a customer base? or small businesses (again, one-or-two-man bands) that sell direct?

The regulations run to 354 pages FFS ::b

What a crock of 5417....

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 Post subject: No Sense of Humour
PostPosted: Fri May 25, 2018 2:42 pm 
I went to have my diabetic eye screening today. They put drops in and then when your pupils are dilated you go in for you check on the machine. When I came out I walked up to a pillar by Mrs D and said to it 'my eyes are okay' Mrs D laughed but the other people waiting just sat there glum faced. people have no humour these days.

DWD

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