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Forum: TV Shows: UK 06-07-2014, 23:19
Replies: 144
Views: 14,743
Posted By abivan
About a 4, but that would be just because I...

About a 4, but that would be just because I thought the mum and son were quite good actors. If you've got anything better to do, give it a miss.
Forum: TV Shows: UK 06-07-2014, 22:59
Replies: 144
Views: 14,743
Posted By abivan
I loved some of the acting. But this was...

I loved some of the acting. But this was absolutely dreadful in nearly every point of law.

If Ken Livingstone did dramas...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 06-07-2014, 22:23
Replies: 144
Views: 14,743
Posted By abivan
Exactly! I think this is very poor factually,...

Exactly! I think this is very poor factually, and it will give the impression to uninformed members of the public that if they are ever on the periphery of criminal activity they had better keep...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 06-07-2014, 22:10
Replies: 144
Views: 14,743
Posted By abivan
They've done their research?? One person has...

They've done their research??

One person has gone in and provided a full statement of what has happened, providing names etc and before you can blink he is remanded in custody?

This is typical...
Forum: Politics 25-05-2014, 19:23
Replies: 40
Views: 1,585
Posted By abivan
i loathe and detest UKIP, but to say they aren't...

i loathe and detest UKIP, but to say they aren't on the rise is just nonsense. They are a massive threat. They are cornering the white working class vote, We either need to fight it or bury our...
Forum: General Discussion 10-05-2014, 17:04
Replies: 35
Views: 1,751
Posted By abivan
You have absolutely hit the nail on the head! It...

You have absolutely hit the nail on the head! It isn't pretty I'm afraid. We used to charge the vendor 2% commission but were being undercut by internet agents and independent one-man operations...
Forum: General Discussion 10-05-2014, 16:32
Replies: 35
Views: 1,751
Posted By abivan
No it reverts to a traditional selling method and...

No it reverts to a traditional selling method and the vendor has to pay the commission. We generally charge 1.5%. That is why the sellers are so keen to try this route first.
Forum: General Discussion 10-05-2014, 16:30
Replies: 35
Views: 1,751
Posted By abivan
If you haven't got a massive chain then this is a...

If you haven't got a massive chain then this is a great way to do it. However sometimes in complicated chains, estate agents actually do have to work hard to ensure the house sale actually goes...
Forum: General Discussion 10-05-2014, 16:23
Replies: 35
Views: 1,751
Posted By abivan
But the buyers didn't get a crap deal. They got...

But the buyers didn't get a crap deal. They got a house they wanted at a price they were willing to pay. Nobody forced them.

Also if a house doesn't receive an offer that the vendor is willing to...
Forum: General Discussion 10-05-2014, 16:21
Replies: 35
Views: 1,751
Posted By abivan
I appreciate what you are saying but in that case...

I appreciate what you are saying but in that case the vendor would pay more in commission, with this contract they only ever pay 180. So they end up quids in.
Forum: General Discussion 10-05-2014, 16:10
Replies: 35
Views: 1,751
Posted By abivan
I reached this conclusion because I am actually...

I reached this conclusion because I am actually seeing it happen in the real world. You arrange an open house and anyone who wants to make an offer puts in a sealed bid which is opened on an...
Forum: General Discussion 10-05-2014, 15:28
Replies: 35
Views: 1,751
Posted By abivan
The sellers get a better price than they normally...

The sellers get a better price than they normally would actually.
Forum: General Discussion 10-05-2014, 15:17
Replies: 35
Views: 1,751
Posted By abivan
If your house is 'sold by tender' then the...

If your house is 'sold by tender' then the purchaser pays the introduction fee which is around 2% of the purchase price. The benefit to the seller is that they will only pay a fixed fee of around...
Forum: Football 01-05-2014, 18:53
Replies: 118
Views: 4,778
Posted By abivan
I don't know how to multi-quote so I just want to...

I don't know how to multi-quote so I just want to address some points that have been made. Really early on someone asked me if I go to matches. Yes I am a season ticket holder. They also said that...
Forum: Football 26-04-2014, 02:19
Replies: 118
Views: 4,778
Posted By abivan
Ched Evans

Would you have him in your team?

At the moment there are twitter campaigns for and against him coming back to Sheffield United. I state my own case here, I am completely against it. I take my...
Forum: Politics 29-03-2014, 22:29
Replies: 159
Views: 6,551
Posted By abivan
I predict the Tories will win, but needing the...

I predict the Tories will win, but needing the votes of other parties to form a government.

I think that social media (and to a certain extent, this forum) is young, left wing dominated and it skews...
Forum: Radio 29-03-2014, 21:50
Replies: 7,509
Views: 659,163
Posted By abivan
I can not believe that they intruded on Danny...

I can not believe that they intruded on Danny Baker's show this morning with flipping qualifying for the grand prix. It was on 5 live extra anyway and all the nerds who actually care about it would...
Forum: Politics 14-03-2014, 00:25
Replies: 136
Views: 5,451
Posted By abivan
People are saying that doctors' pay went through...

People are saying that doctors' pay went through the roof. Did it really? Could someone provide a link? I know that GP's wages are out of this world and have put all the other consultant roles...
Forum: Advice 19-02-2014, 03:15
Replies: 7
Views: 688
Posted By abivan
Herniated neck disk

Boring subject I know, but I have a herniated C5 disk in my neck (cervical spine). I have gone private which has cost me a fortune, but I am really dissatisfied with my doctor. Has anyone else gone...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 04-02-2014, 15:54
Replies: 11
Views: 1,135
Posted By abivan
I agree, they'd probably go for ******* Vernon...

I agree, they'd probably go for ******* Vernon Kay. The show works best with a piss taker. Could you imagine someone like Jimmy Carr? I usually don't like his humour or his tax avoidance, but I...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 04-02-2014, 15:50
Replies: 11
Views: 1,135
Posted By abivan
I don't think the BBC will touch him with a...

I don't think the BBC will touch him with a bargepole. But I would love to see the generation game replace (take your pick) the voice, in it to win it, or ITV's splash. It's a pretty good concept...
Forum: I'm A Celebrity, Get Me Out Of Here! 11-12-2013, 20:57
Replies: 386
Views: 26,207
Posted By abivan
Amy may as well go on the game, it looks like...

Amy may as well go on the game, it looks like she'll do anything for money. Run for the hills Joey, you are going to be used for as long as the money offers last.
Forum: I'm A Celebrity, Get Me Out Of Here! 11-12-2013, 20:50
Replies: 386
Views: 26,207
Posted By abivan
Al's having the sort of conversation with her...

Al's having the sort of conversation with her that her father should have had years ago.
Forum: I'm A Celebrity, Get Me Out Of Here! 06-12-2013, 22:35
Replies: 1,110
Views: 48,272
Posted By abivan
Has anyone checked how Veri is?

Has anyone checked how Veri is?
Forum: I'm A Celebrity, Get Me Out Of Here! 04-12-2013, 21:15
Replies: 654
Views: 28,057
Posted By abivan
Steve is definitely the most famous worldwide. ...

Steve is definitely the most famous worldwide. China and India adore snooker. Not so sure how much they loved the Fresh Prince.
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