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Forum: Jet Blast
11th Aug 2022, 10:40
Replies: 743
Views: 92,139
Posted By Effluent Man

Modern cars seem to have gone down the " add more...

Modern cars seem to have gone down the " add more stuff to go wrong" route. Back in the 80's I used to sell around 300 cars a year. Bread and butter stuff, Cavaliers,Astras, Sierras and Escorts....
Forum: Jet Blast
11th Aug 2022, 09:20
Replies: 854
Views: 31,496
Posted By Effluent Man

Looking at it logically the gold sell off wasn't...

Looking at it logically the gold sell off wasn't the disaster that it's portrayed. In the period from 1999 onwards it realised 3.5 billion. It would have been necessary to hold this stock until 2006...
Forum: Jet Blast
10th Aug 2022, 12:34
Replies: 854
Views: 31,496
Posted By Effluent Man

My supplier just declared 3.5 billion for half a...

My supplier just declared 3.5 billion for half a year.
Forum: Jet Blast
9th Aug 2022, 22:15
Replies: 854
Views: 31,496
Posted By Effluent Man

Don't do it. She is going to lose them the...

Don't do it. She is going to lose them the election.
Forum: Jet Blast
8th Aug 2022, 11:35
Replies: 13,311
Views: 1,949,541
Posted By Effluent Man

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CJ: Many thanks for this. I do need to sharpen up..Both you and The Mewling Pencil. Maybe he will be able to identify just one Brexit...
Forum: Jet Blast
8th Aug 2022, 08:45
Replies: 13,311
Views: 1,949,541
Posted By Effluent Man

And don't confuse the poor chap by introducing...

And don't confuse the poor chap by introducing The Mewling Pencil.
Forum: Jet Blast
7th Aug 2022, 07:56
Replies: 13,311
Views: 1,949,541
Posted By Effluent Man

Like most of us they assumed that people wouldn't...

Like most of us they assumed that people wouldn't be daft enough to put us outside the comprehensive trading group that the EU represented. Unfortunately two things happened. Firstly the less...
Forum: Jet Blast
6th Aug 2022, 15:57
Replies: 854
Views: 31,496
Posted By Effluent Man

A very close friend was a junior minister in the...

A very close friend was a junior minister in the Brown administration. He told me at the time that they tried very hard to put a deal together but the intransigence of David Laws was the problem. He...
Forum: Jet Blast
6th Aug 2022, 11:50
Replies: 854
Views: 31,496
Posted By Effluent Man

It's very difficult to see any other result than...

It's very difficult to see any other result than a hung parliament next time. With the SNP on course to take 50+ and the Lib Dems on a revival were Labour to take 25 seats from the Tories that would...
Forum: Jet Blast
5th Aug 2022, 22:42
Replies: 854
Views: 31,496
Posted By Effluent Man

I am rather suspicious of the Rishi Tunbridge...

I am rather suspicious of the Rishi Tunbridge Wells " Gaffe" . It seems to me that what was said probably went down very well with the membership.
Forum: Jet Blast
5th Aug 2022, 07:17
Replies: 854
Views: 31,496
Posted By Effluent Man

On the other hand he's not stoked a hopeless...

On the other hand he's not stoked a hopeless foreign war in an attempt to draw attention away from his problems and home, and in the process pitched our domestic economy into a nosedive that Biggles...
Forum: Jet Blast
4th Aug 2022, 20:42
Replies: 854
Views: 31,496
Posted By Effluent Man

Queasy Quartung on Sky " Liz was not as slick."...

Queasy Quartung on Sky " Liz was not as slick." In other words, please support the less intelligent candidate.
Forum: Jet Blast
4th Aug 2022, 20:09
Replies: 854
Views: 31,496
Posted By Effluent Man

Watching the candidates on Sky. The Tories seem...

Watching the candidates on Sky. The Tories seem inexorably set on choosing the less able of the two.
Forum: Jet Blast
4th Aug 2022, 09:21
Replies: 854
Views: 31,496
Posted By Effluent Man

To paraphrase Kevin Keegan I would love it.

To paraphrase Kevin Keegan I would love it.
Forum: Jet Blast
2nd Aug 2022, 23:21
Replies: 13,311
Views: 1,949,541
Posted By Effluent Man

I can squeeze 60mpg out of the 2CV.

I can squeeze 60mpg out of the 2CV.
Forum: Jet Blast
2nd Aug 2022, 20:09
Replies: 854
Views: 31,496
Posted By Effluent Man

I gave a sneaking suspicion that we have a series...

I gave a sneaking suspicion that we have a series of similar gaffes lined up to come from Batshit Lizzie Bentgob.
Forum: Jet Blast
2nd Aug 2022, 20:07
Replies: 13,311
Views: 1,949,541
Posted By Effluent Man

Could just send him to Dover for that.

Could just send him to Dover for that.
Forum: Jet Blast
2nd Aug 2022, 14:58
Replies: 13,311
Views: 1,949,541
Posted By Effluent Man

When we first went to France for our hols it was...

When we first went to France for our hols it was the cost of the ferry and campsites. Often we camped au sauvage when in the wilds with a cheap hotel every fourth night or so for the ablutions. I...
Forum: Jet Blast
2nd Aug 2022, 10:23
Replies: 854
Views: 31,496
Posted By Effluent Man

I think you are probably correct about the 15%...

I think you are probably correct about the 15% rate. However I bought a 3 bed detached house in 1976 and paid 9300. So after my deposit I was paying around 1200 p.a. Interest. An equivalent...
Forum: Jet Blast
2nd Aug 2022, 10:05
Replies: 13,311
Views: 1,949,541
Posted By Effluent Man

I heard this today on Nick Ferrari. Jacob did...

I heard this today on Nick Ferrari. Jacob did however offer helpful advice on how to avoid hold ups. Jst hop on the ferry to Santander and drive to Portugal. Today's price for a car and two...
Forum: Jet Blast
2nd Aug 2022, 07:17
Replies: 854
Views: 31,496
Posted By Effluent Man

A single oil company declares a profit for a...

A single oil company declares a profit for a single quarter of an amount of money that represents 103 for every man, woman and child in the UK. Who is getting this vast amount of wealth and what are...
Forum: Jet Blast
1st Aug 2022, 15:24
Replies: 854
Views: 31,496
Posted By Effluent Man

That would be like Muhammed Ali v Walter from The...

That would be like Muhammed Ali v Walter from The Beano.
Forum: Jet Blast
1st Aug 2022, 06:58
Replies: 854
Views: 31,496
Posted By Effluent Man

I've just seen a tweet from Professor John Truss....

I've just seen a tweet from Professor John Truss. It says he and her mother doubt she could deliver anything. "She couldn't tie her shoe laces until she was twelve."
Forum: Jet Blast
31st Jul 2022, 12:22
Replies: 854
Views: 31,496
Posted By Effluent Man

Compared to this crew Thatcher was a europhile....

Compared to this crew Thatcher was a europhile. She will be spinning in her grave with all the social opt outs and rebates that she negotiated. Brexit is turning out to be a shot to both feet.
Forum: Jet Blast
31st Jul 2022, 09:47
Replies: 854
Views: 31,496
Posted By Effluent Man

If her performance against The Rishter is...

If her performance against The Rishter is anything to judge by she is going to have her work cut out with any one of those names. I'd like to see her up against Lynch most of all. The Cheese Queen v...
Forum: Jet Blast
30th Jul 2022, 06:28
Replies: 854
Views: 31,496
Posted By Effluent Man

I don't want to stir up the past, but this goes...

I don't want to stir up the past, but this goes back to Thatcher and Trickle Down Economics. It has worked to an extent, because those employed by successful companies have benefitted from their...
Forum: Jet Blast
30th Jul 2022, 05:17
Replies: 854
Views: 31,496
Posted By Effluent Man

An interesting point. I'm sure we all know those...

An interesting point. I'm sure we all know those who, shall we say massage their credentials. Michael Green, Corinne Stockheath and Sebastian Fox could all attest to this process. Never heard of...
Forum: Jet Blast
30th Jul 2022, 05:15
Replies: 13,311
Views: 1,949,541
Posted By Effluent Man

At least Starmer didn't invite him over to share...

At least Starmer didn't invite him over to share Christmas lunch.
Forum: Jet Blast
29th Jul 2022, 08:55
Replies: 854
Views: 31,496
Posted By Effluent Man

Not a dog in the fight but, you have a choice...

Not a dog in the fight but, you have a choice between a personable, intelligent and decent candidate and one who is clearly bordering on deranged. Anyone who can make the leap from Lib Dem to the...
Forum: Jet Blast
29th Jul 2022, 06:10
Replies: 854
Views: 31,496
Posted By Effluent Man

Agency workers? Watching. Newsnight I would...

Agency workers? Watching. Newsnight I would imagine their existence is about as realistic as a Brexit bonus. Everyone over sixty seems to gave thrown in the towel, either financially secure or ill.
Forum: Jet Blast
27th Jul 2022, 19:13
Replies: 13,311
Views: 1,949,541
Posted By Effluent Man

I'm prepared to consider the possibility, ( I say...

I'm prepared to consider the possibility, ( I say no more than that) that the current brouhaha was the French way of sending Batshit Lizzie a message as to what might happen should she override the...
Forum: Jet Blast
27th Jul 2022, 09:27
Replies: 854
Views: 31,496
Posted By Effluent Man

Children's Tv to GB News. A gentle gradient.

Children's Tv to GB News. A gentle gradient.
Forum: Jet Blast
27th Jul 2022, 07:53
Replies: 854
Views: 31,496
Posted By Effluent Man

Rishi doesn't come over as nasty. Batshit I can't...

Rishi doesn't come over as nasty. Batshit I can't work out, evil? Crazy? Or a bit of both?
Forum: Jet Blast
27th Jul 2022, 07:32
Replies: 854
Views: 31,496
Posted By Effluent Man

I wasn't aware of this TV channel. Is this the...

I wasn't aware of this TV channel. Is this the one that has GB News? I think it might as isn't Brillo something to with that? Anyway it sounds like a Murdoch set up. It's a great relief that the...
Forum: Jet Blast
27th Jul 2022, 07:24
Replies: 41
Views: 7,183
Posted By Effluent Man

That does appear to be the mindset of these...

That does appear to be the mindset of these morons. They are the same sort who pay to shoot lions and tigers. I would imagine that humans kill more birds than cats. Shooting is just a firm of...
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