Hello and welcome to our community! Is this your first visit?
Register

Search:

Type: Posts; User: Energy58

Page 1 of 20 1 2 3 4

Search: Search took 0.02 seconds; generated 55 minute(s) ago.

  1. Replies
    16
    Views
    411

    They are middle range regular batteries not...

    They are middle range regular batteries not "leisure" batteries so probably not optimised for what you want - normal car/van batteries' main job is to provide a lot of ooomph over a short time to...
  2. Replies
    17
    Views
    376

    Yeah tyres>>petrol

    Yeah tyres>>petrol
  3. Replies
    5,803
    Views
    645,819

    It was a tonne of HE - not surprising it was a...

    It was a tonne of HE - not surprising it was a big bang! Bet the guy who dug it up went a bit pale...
  4. Replies
    5,803
    Views
    645,819

    The "spur" things they fit them with are massive...

    The "spur" things they fit them with are massive - 6" or so long and razor-sharp. So fights typically take about 2 seconds once the birds are released: flutter, flutter - coq au vin. Not surprised...
  5. Replies
    34,333
    Views
    3,430,617

    SInce lockdown signs seem to be breeding. I...

    SInce lockdown signs seem to be breeding. I think there was a bunch of government money dished out for "errrr, you know - signs". In my local park as well as "Maintain Social Distancing" and so on...
  6. Replies
    34,333
    Views
    3,430,617

    Which in a nutshell is where the problem came...

    Which in a nutshell is where the problem came from - some dick did something dickish and the EU decided on a completely stupid response which would be ignored by 99% of its citizens and used as a...
  7. Replies
    5
    Views
    473

    When you want to backup your old outlook you have...

    When you want to backup your old outlook you have to do it by account (so if you have finless@123.com and finless.work@123.com you have to do each one separately) from Outlook.

    Go to the Options...
  8. Replies
    34,333
    Views
    3,430,617

    SWMBO had it early in the epidemic and was given...

    SWMBO had it early in the epidemic and was given an antibody test in October which showed zero antibodies. Don't think it means much at all - her subsequent PCR test was also negative
  9. Replies
    5,803
    Views
    645,819

    We had a trip to Spain booked in January 20 and a...

    We had a trip to Spain booked in January 20 and a mega safari to Zambia and S Africa for May 20 all of which were cancelled due to COVID - I now have a large selection of very expensive vouchers that...
  10. Replies
    4
    Views
    588

    My experience has been that around 150-200 is...

    My experience has been that around 150-200 is about right - depending on what bits come with them. That price hasn't really changed for 10+ years
  11. The new owners went pop (planned restructuring?)...

    The new owners went pop (planned restructuring?) and quickly reopened in a new shop around the corner but the original shop has subsequently reopened under different ownership in the original site...
  12. Replies
    31
    Views
    1,126

    No idea about the details of UK tax treatment but...

    No idea about the details of UK tax treatment but I suspect that most are being bought through private companies as a tax reduction strategy - petrol has to be about 1.70/l before the running costs...
  13. Replies
    47
    Views
    2,390

    Having seen (non fatal fortunately) CO poisoning...

    Having seen (non fatal fortunately) CO poisoning from a water heater I have an alarm in the room with the boiler - it was very cheap, only about 12, and lasts 7 years and unlike the fire alarms...
  14. Replies
    47
    Views
    2,390

    Sorry to hijack a thread but our during the...

    Sorry to hijack a thread but our during the recent cold spell our new(ish) condensing boiler produced a 4' sword of Damocles style icicle which is presumably residual condensate coming off and...
  15. Replies
    6,155
    Views
    455,909

    Moving stuff by ship is pretty "green" - once its...

    Moving stuff by ship is pretty "green" - once its on the ship the fuel consumption is very small - the big issue is getting the stuff (coal, iron ore, whatever) from the hole in the ground to the...
  16. Replies
    5,803
    Views
    645,819

    I blame the schools...

    I blame the schools...
  17. Thread: Customers.

    by Energy58
    Replies
    15
    Views
    674

    Ho ho! Maybe posho shoots but rough shoots are...

    Ho ho! Maybe posho shoots but rough shoots are like the wild west in my experience... Not as bad as France tho
  18. Replies
    15,278
    Views
    1,726,423

    I do this for my bank and email accounts (and...

    I do this for my bank and email accounts (and have 2-factor switched on) but the problem is the fact that we all have 300 bloody stupid accounts which don't really need to be secured and we would...
  19. Thread: Hugs.

    by Energy58
    Replies
    33
    Views
    1,091

    Sadly its common - your OH needs to absolutely...

    Sadly its common - your OH needs to absolutely insist that they get help and explain that she simply can't do it as its making her ill and the objective is to keep them both living at home safely and...
  20. Thread: Hugs.

    by Energy58
    Replies
    33
    Views
    1,091

    I am from t'north and obviously genetically a...

    I am from t'north and obviously genetically a non-hugger. However, I have worked all over the world and find that the "kiss without hugging" approach as practiced by most of the latin world works...
  21. Replies
    5,803
    Views
    645,819

    That's because its a proper police state - just...

    That's because its a proper police state - just because social media "influencers" go there doesn't make it any less of one. I saw a group of guys beating up some poor bloke in a car park, went to...
  22. Replies
    7
    Views
    954

    From the menu bar Data - Data Tools (near the...

    From the menu bar

    Data - Data Tools (near the end of the menu) - Remove Duplicates

    Gets you a dialog box with obvious options (column names etc.)

    Job done!
  23. Replies
    34,333
    Views
    3,430,617

    Once it gets seriously cold the actual...

    Once it gets seriously cold the actual temperature is fairly immaterial to how you feel - minus 20-30 is fine if its dry cold (except you get your nose and cheeks tweaked by locals if you don't wear...
  24. Replies
    34,333
    Views
    3,430,617

    I think low profile makes it worse - lots of cars...

    I think low profile makes it worse - lots of cars stuck on Putney Hill yesterday in the snow; its not that steep but they had zero traction. Generally late model GTi Golf etc with massive wheels
  25. Replies
    34,333
    Views
    3,430,617

    1/2" of snow brings London to a halt! ...

    1/2" of snow brings London to a halt!

    Literally dozens of cars stuck on hills round here as they learned that those smart low profile tyres have zero grip on snow.

    Loads of minor accidents...
Results 1 to 25 of 500
Page 1 of 20 1 2 3 4