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by OB1
Wed May 29, 2019 11:12 am
Forum: THE PUB
Topic: EU. In or out?
Replies: 7418
Views: 409222

Re: EU. In or out?

Here's another anomaly that is thrown up by all of this... and this actually happened: in 1997 through to 2000, I studied at the University of Lincolnshire and Humberside where I met and fell in love with a girl from Hong Kong. We dated throughout university and I moved out to Hong Kong in 2002 wher...
by OB1
Wed May 29, 2019 9:43 am
Forum: THE PUB
Topic: EU. In or out?
Replies: 7418
Views: 409222

Re: EU. In or out?

They are allowed to vote in general and local government elections if they've done the paperwork and their tax money goes towards funding the facilities that they enjoy here but I don't think as non-UK citizens they should be able to vote on something as fundamental to the bedrock of the UK, in the...
by OB1
Fri May 24, 2019 2:28 pm
Forum: BIKES
Topic: Stunning
Replies: 10
Views: 775

Re: Stunning

I'd take the Ducati and the Vincent: both are beautiful bikes in their own right and era.

Then again, I'd also like a Lambretta 150 LD and a BSA Bantam D1 and a CB750/4 K2 and a GPz900R and a... :lol:
by OB1
Fri May 24, 2019 11:46 am
Forum: THE PUB
Topic: EU. In or out?
Replies: 7418
Views: 409222

Re: EU. In or out?

She was handed the sh1tty end of a sh1t stick when she took over, she tried to reach a compromise deal which was never going to please everybody and wasn't able to kick the Tories into line ....... I doubt her successor will either. I didn't bother voting yesterday because there is nobody worth my ...
by OB1
Fri May 24, 2019 9:09 am
Forum: THE PUB
Topic: EU. In or out?
Replies: 7418
Views: 409222

Re: EU. In or out?

. cheap Chinese imports by dumping inferior steel turned away by America in Mr Trump's trade war. ] The claim is that inferior Chinese steel is being dumped on the US and now the EU. So I did some digging and found that, .. .. .. , I could find no reference to the inferior quality. If it was to a l...
by OB1
Thu May 23, 2019 8:47 pm
Forum: FOR SALE - WANTED
Topic: For Sale: Swedish Army Trangia cooker set
Replies: 10
Views: 1581

Re: For Sale: Swedish Army Trangia cooker set

lmg wrote:
Thu May 23, 2019 8:38 pm
“Many moons” as in 2014 when i posted the ad

My bad :(

Didn't even notice that! :lol: Never mind. ;)
by OB1
Thu May 23, 2019 4:46 pm
Forum: THE PUB
Topic: EU. In or out?
Replies: 7418
Views: 409222

Re: EU. In or out?

Well to play devils advocate to your devils advocate Maybe the important thing here is whether we think steel is essential or not. If it's not essential to let it go and move on. If it is it should be nationalised and subsidised. If we cannot function without steel then not having our own source of...
by OB1
Thu May 23, 2019 3:34 pm
Forum: FOR SALE - WANTED
Topic: For Sale: Swedish Army Trangia cooker set
Replies: 10
Views: 1581

Re: For Sale: Swedish Army Trangia cooker set

PM sent... ;)
by OB1
Thu May 23, 2019 3:24 pm
Forum: THE PUB
Topic: EU. In or out?
Replies: 7418
Views: 409222

Re: EU. In or out?

Everyone knows that globalisation has caused the failure of British Steel... cheap Chinese imports by dumping inferior steel turned away by America in Mr Trump's trade war. BS was already on a loser when it bought the company from TATA for a pound… a thriving asset does not normally cost a pound? S...
by OB1
Thu May 23, 2019 9:14 am
Forum: THE PUB
Topic: EU. In or out?
Replies: 7418
Views: 409222

Re: EU. In or out?

saw this today .. "It is unlawful under EU competition law to give State Aid to our own industries. This is why we voted to leave, to Take back Control of our laws so we can Save British Jobs & Industries." and... "Just like how we lost British Leyland 75k a week from Gov subsidy but not allowed du...

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