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  1. Thread: Snow

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    Even right on the sea in Tobermory we've had a...

    Even right on the sea in Tobermory we've had a fair amount of snow but biggest issue was lack of gritting - our wee road was more like a haphazard car park, which then meant the gritter couldn't get...
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    You been caught speeding, Dennis?

    You been caught speeding, Dennis?
  3. Over the years, I've used truck stops and some...

    Over the years, I've used truck stops and some were awful, others very good if basic. The more recent ones I've used (having been educated by a truck driver who also shares my rallying hobby) are...
  4. Another vote for Tebay! Don't usually get down...

    Another vote for Tebay! Don't usually get down that far nowadays. The only ones I tend to use are Stirling (evil, but a necessary loo stop on certain journeys) and Abington on M74 if journey south...
  5. Thanks for link Dennis and we're surviving! Had...

    Thanks for link Dennis and we're surviving! Had 3cms of snow in last hour and the wind's getting up; snowploughs are out. Power has been off/on but more on. Looks like an interesting night!!
  6. Not just me or MTR teams, Dennis. Whilst most of...

    Not just me or MTR teams, Dennis. Whilst most of them comprise of more modern 4x4s, the majority of the 4x4 response groups will have Defenders amongst their members. On island, we desperately want...
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    I wish - still 1.239 for diesel here!

    I wish - still 1.239 for diesel here!
  8. Stop it, Santa, just missed out on a 110 - trash...

    Stop it, Santa, just missed out on a 110 - trash inside but otherwise got good survey and FSH! Affordable price, too. Trashed interior was great as wanted to kit it out for camping and friends had...
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    Delay purchase now! Sorry but you do not want to...

    Delay purchase now! Sorry but you do not want to get into this mire. Everything on DVLA website and if dealer's son doesn't know what he's doing don't touch it.
  10. Thread: Snow

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    Snowball, I've been laughed at many a time for...

    Snowball, I've been laughed at many a time for clearing my vehicle of snow. Classic had to be years back in Midlands where, having been jeered at by a senior work colleague, he subsequently slid on...
  11. Thread: Snow

    by ficklejade
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    Snow

    We've not got any, except on the tops, but been looking at a lot of the pix on news and papers. Why oh why haven't folks cleared all their screens, roofs, bonnets? OK, not talking about when the...
  12. Dennis, a single track does not have to have a...

    Dennis, a single track does not have to have a huge warning sign, though many do. However, it behoves all drivers on narrow roads where it is impossible to pass safely side by side to exercise...
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    As to single women priority, haven't an awful lot...

    As to single women priority, haven't an awful lot of women been shouting about equality for some years? Frankly, in some places men are actually more at risk than females. I believe the current term...
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    Many thanks, Mike.

    Many thanks, Mike.
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    Think hard, Smudger, before you do that. It's...

    Think hard, Smudger, before you do that. It's early days yet, and might be a bit too soon to jump into the wide blue yonder. Yes, I did jump with family, by a freak chance of fate outside in many...
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    Hi, Smudger, I couldn't send you a PM either -...

    Hi, Smudger, I couldn't send you a PM either - will try forum admin as seem to be having glitches with my account next week as I'm first aiding tomorrow and have a major problem to sort Monday with...
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    I know that feeling too! If you want to send a...

    I know that feeling too! If you want to send a pm, ask the forum folks. Won't be offended if you don't - don't get het up about that, please, but if it would help, if or whenever..... Not same...
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    Oh, Smudger, I've only just seen this (have been...

    Oh, Smudger, I've only just seen this (have been having our own issues). I am so sorry to hear of Mrs Smudger's passing. And really angry that you've had all the aggro from her family, given all...
  19. Hi, mosey, and welcome. Although you might not...

    Hi, mosey, and welcome.

    Although you might not feel what I'm about to say is a welcome, I'm afraid.

    OK, I no longer live in Essex and I don't have diabetes. I used to live there and I've...
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    I also have a Freelander with the spare mounted...

    I also have a Freelander with the spare mounted on the rear and have been very wary about reversing into tight pasking spots when parallel parking as it's just the right height to dunt someone's...
  21. Beelzebub. I meant in the case of parked vehicles...

    Beelzebub. I meant in the case of parked vehicles as per OP's description.
  22. Totally agree that the OP should not be penalised...

    Totally agree that the OP should not be penalised by delays because of the bus and car drivers' insurance haggles.

    However, since when did it become the rule that the bus should take priority? ...
  23. Dennis, log onto Traffic England and you'll find...

    Dennis, log onto Traffic England and you'll find under m-ways details of planned roadworks. You can also check on RAC journey planner and the BBC's traffic news info. It's that simple. OK, doesn't...
  24. Me, too Smudger! Nice to hear that one can...

    Me, too Smudger!

    Nice to hear that one can occasionally win, though - cousin was diverted into the charging zone due to accident and didn't realise and got whacked. After 7 months, he's had all...
  25. Dennis, dear, you have RAC travel...

    Dennis, dear, you have RAC travel information,including roadworks on this website, plus numerous other traffic websites to check on roadworks BBC ones are good for up to date stuff if you're not...
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