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  1. Not sure if everyone has seen my post from elsewhere but even Electric is being pushed by big business. It's not sustainable or even viable and is worse for the planet than Diesel in certain forms. If you haven't seen it: Going back a few posts. I have said it once (many years ago when I was at Honda) and I have harped on about it ever since. Electric is a gimmick. It's not a viable day to day and future proof method of transport. 1. The mining of required Minerals is toxic and worse for the enviroment than Oil 2. Miining takes place at only a few sites and all are remote and movement requires a lot of Co2 production 3. Currently the technology is not recyclable at the end of it's life and has to be stored securely costing yet more money and using Electricity to ventilate and recycle to toxic fumes as it degenrates. 4. Battery life is only Guaranteed for 8 years. Cost of a new set is currently around £8000. So going into the future none of our cars over 8 years old would still be viable or cost effective. This 8 years is only if you don't constantly Charge boost the batteries which damages them even more. Initial tests have seen constant "Boosting" can reduce the batteries to as little as 5 years life. BTW, boosting (30 minutes to get 80% charge) is the only way to do it if you are travelling). 5. Current reserves of the required minerals show at current use about 120 years of supply. However, should you fast forward and ban all Oil based transport and replace them with electric, the reserves would last approx 24 years at most Thats less than Oil reserves. And don't forget, it's not recyclable. The ONLY way for me is Hydrogen fuel cells. Pure and simple
  2. Has an article about MJK in it!!
  3. Going back a few posts. I have said it once (many years ago when I was at Honda) and I have harped on about it ever since. Electric is a gimmick. It's not a viable day to day and future proof method of transport. 1. The mining of required Minerals is toxic and worse for the enviroment than Oil 2. Miining takes place at only a few sites and all are remote and movement requires a lot of Co2 production 3. Currently the technology is not recyclable at the end of it's life and has to be stored securely costing yet more money and using Electricity to ventilate and recycle to toxic fumes as it degenrates. 4. Battery life is only Guaranteed for 8 years. Cost of a new set is currently around £8000. So going into the future none of our cars over 8 years old would still be viable or cost effective. This 8 years is only if you don't constantly Charge boost the batteries which damages them even more. Initial tests have seen constant "Boosting" can reduce the batteries to as little as 5 years life. BTW, boosting (30 minutes to get 80% charge) is the only way to do it if you are travelling). 5. Current reserves of the required minerals show at current use about 120 years of supply. However, should you fast forward and ban all Oil based transport and replace them with electric, the reserves would last approx 24 years at most Thats less than Oil reserves. And don't forget, it's not recyclable. The ONLY way for me is Hydrogen fuel cells. Pure and simple. Pic of "locality" of a Lithium mine. They often strip all the salts from salt flats leaving desert and processing uses huge amounts of water in places were there is already shortages.
  4. I think it is relevant because the fact she is first class instead of club class (Something I don't do even though I could afford it) shows a level of entitlement and the money behind her. Which in turn feeds into where this money comes from, who has a vested interest in promoting her rather extreme form of enviromentalism etc. We all knew with a wealthy Opera singer mom and wealthy Actor father, that she doesn't really live in the "real world" of having to work for a living which also includes using carbon producing cars and planes.....we can't all afford to hitch a lift on a £5.3 million yacht.... but also shows that she doesn't understand that the kids she keeps pulling out of School to "Go on strike" need their education to earn a crust when they leave school and this could directly effect that. It's all well and good to want to change the world for the better but understand the real world first....IMHO. It doesn't really matter to me one bit because frankly I don't listen or believe what a 16 year old with no education in enviromental sciences tells me one little bit. I just switch off or turn over when she comes on the TV or radio. And I don't think I'm alone in that. And if (as I suspect the next argument will be) that she is saying what she is being told to say then have those doing the telling come out and tell me not a 16 year old.
  5. So I really thought this may have been made up to make her look bad but apparently its 100% true and she did have a first class seat.....Wonder where she would possibly be able to afford first class considering she isn't in school, doesn't have a degree in anything (Even Enviromental science) to work to afford this!
  6. Watched Jumanji 2 last night. Bloody brilliant and seeing as how the actors start the movie with different people playing their "Avatars" (Like Danny Devoto) they play the parts totally differently with hilarious consequences. Really a must if you liked the first one, I can't recommend it enough. Brilliant 9.5/10
  7. And they are pretty set for life even if they get sacked after just 10 years. "The pension is related to the length of time that MPs are in Parliament. For each year of service, a pension is accrued at 1/40th of the member’s total annual remuneration, So an MP with 10 years membership could expect to get one quarter of final salary in pension. Current Salary is £79,468 so that's £19867 final pension for just 10 years!! Not sure about you guys and girls but I have had my pension for 20 years and its only worth £5000 a year and thats when I'm 67!!
  8. Absolutely shocking. Frankly I think I need a cull on FB. Some people are just too bitter and twisted.
  9. This has appeared twice on my FB page today. Seems like I am evil scum who murders thousands a year.........
  10. Great to see all my old friends (Old being the operative word). Great to have some banter with our Scottish Contingent who it will probably be the last time we see, we won't be accepting your Visa's after indyref @C8RKH......especially after the picture of you nuzzling my neck comes out! Nice to see @Sparky and his long suffering Mrs Tracy ..... not that I think Sparky could see me after about 8pm. And lovely to see everyone who flew in from Copenhagen @Kim.comwith Laura and Yasuo. And nice to see Cliff again @gghc87 Few pics....sorry if I didn't get one with everyone!
  11. Wow there's a lot of bitterness, vitreol and sheer nastyness going on in social media today. Especially when I pointed out to many of my friends that the only people who didn't expect this were remainers and Labour Supporters. And here's what I posted: Egocentrism is the inability to differentiate between self and other. More specifically, it is the inability to untangle subjective schemas from objective reality and an inability to accurately assume or understand any perspective other than one's own. Egocentrism can also cause us to make incorrect assumptions about what other people are thinking or feeling. According to the “assumed similarity bias,” for example, we believe that other people agree with our views even when we have little objective reason for thinking that they do. I give you all permission to post this everywhere
  12. I'm going to bump this @dcmp. Mainly because I have now set up my business "Ant's Antiques and Jewelry". I have sold my first items, quite a few actually, but mainly by word of mouth. I am going to set up a website to either sell items directly from it or to display my items so people can look through them and contact me about them. I will also set up social media pages. So my questions: 1. I can get a free website to display items and price. This is the cheapest way but it doesn't have a "Shop" facility where people can buy stuff. Is this important? Because many people don't buy antiques at advertised prices so this would mean they can look at my goods and then contact me to haggle for the best price. Your suggestions 2. @Bibs has mentioned website makers and especially ones where you can sell things from. Any thoughts from you guys? I just looked some up: Square Space, Wix, Shopify, Big Commerce....it's a mindfield 3. Be aware this is an "At home business". Anything more than a few pounds and I won't make anything. We are talking 10 items a month or so, with a profit of maybe £50-£100. (This is a way to build things until I retire, and can do it full time). 4. I want something that isn't clunky and takes ages to put things on (Wendy's Art page was free but takes forever to download things and present them properly). Sp any advice is greatly appreciated. And if anyone wants any antique or vintage Jewelry, Bon bon dishes, Salts, Mustards, Spoons etc etc etc please let me know. Happy to take pics and show you what I have. Some examples below:
  13. I am so pissed off pretty much with everyone. So this time instead of looking at all policies and how it effects everyone and comparing rediculous promises no one can keep, I am truly being selfish and voting for whats best for me. Do I want my investments to be ok. Do I want a pension worth anything. Do I want my tax increased because I have earnt more than I have done in the last 35 years, do I want to inherit any money. Do I want to have money to look after my kids. Do I want to keep my Lotus and not be seen as a social periah for owning things I have worked hard to buy? I could go on and on, but YES! I am selfish and YES I am voting for me and mine. Just for once I am not worrying about Co2, building houses on every green area in the country, I don't want everyone to equally share what I earn I want those who work for it to keep what they earn. Only one choice really. Selfish wanker I am for wanting to work and keep what I work for.
  14. Is everyone at the normal Premier Inn Haunt. I frantically tried to get somewhere that wasn't below me and Dad but sadly will have to resort to the Premier Inn and slumming it with you commoners! On the Plus Side I managed to get Someone called Gary put in a van in the car park by telling them it was him who got thrown out before rather than me.
  15. Hobbs and Shaw, rediculously entertaining and hilariously funny. Brilliant brain out stuff! 9/10
  16. I won't be asking you for Lottery numbers any time soon! Especially as I remember you driving all the way up for my 40th Birthday and then never actually seeing you as you put your back out and spent the whole weekend laying on the floor! Lastly, how have you not killed anyone yet?
  17. Whats even more worrying is the dog? Sheep? in the background with a human head on it! SCARY STUFF!
  18. I have seen local activists for Labour (who I am a friend with on FB) arranging to meet other like minded individuals to target Conservative signs and "Put them where they deserve to be" in the rubbish or to burn them. Apparantly "I am just sorry its illegal to do the same with the racist selfish scum who put them up". I politely pointed out its also illegal to damage the signs as its criminal damage. To which the post mysteriously disappeared. Didn't stop the local Labour candidate from having their picture taken with his "Activists" though.
  19. I understand where you are coming from. But take into account that the rise in obesity has been over the last 20 years with a huge rise in fast food, ready meals etc and we had freedom of food from the early 60s onwards. I think we have just become a "Throwaway" society and in more ways than consumer items. I think food is included in this "Fast efficient food" both in time and minimum of effort. See Dan, your Topic already has us thinking!
  20. Ohh arr. I'll have to get it out from the safe. Gimme a few hours to finish work.
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