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Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 14:45
Replies: 13
Views: 665
Posted By grumpyscot
Our favourite two Real Ale pubs clean the pipes...

Our favourite two Real Ale pubs clean the pipes twice a week, or whenever they change ales. Mind you, they don't sell much lager, so only sell it in bottles!
Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 14:43
Replies: 3
Views: 120
Posted By grumpyscot
We often send flowers to my cousin the USA - got...

We often send flowers to my cousin the USA - got the name of a good local florist from her step mother so now just go direct. Have seen pics of the flowers and have been very impressed. Much, much...
Forum: Advice 27-08-2014, 13:06
Replies: 39
Views: 2,187
Posted By grumpyscot
Not so sure. Years ago a guy in a mini drove...

Not so sure. Years ago a guy in a mini drove head on into my parked Saab. I straightened the number plate - his engine was cracked in the middle!

In another Saab accident, guy drove into my rear. ...
Forum: Advice 27-08-2014, 13:01
Replies: 14
Views: 1,050
Posted By grumpyscot
But the OP was asking what would happen WHEN HIS...

But the OP was asking what would happen WHEN HIS FATHER DIED, which is what my response was aimed at.
Forum: General Discussion 27-08-2014, 08:45
Replies: 11
Views: 378
Posted By grumpyscot
Even with a run flat - tyres and brakes are the...

Even with a run flat - tyres and brakes are the only things that keep you on the road and stop you. How can you be sure that the defect doesn't run deeper and the rest of the tyre breaks away when...
Forum: General Discussion 27-08-2014, 08:41
Replies: 47
Views: 1,930
Posted By grumpyscot
I use an answer machine to intercept. If the...

I use an answer machine to intercept. If the call is genuine, they'll leave a message.

Same with International Calls - I never answer unless it's a known number, but they would probably skype me...
Forum: General Discussion 27-08-2014, 08:38
Replies: 421
Views: 11,020
Posted By grumpyscot
Not just her parents but the whole of the USA's...

Not just her parents but the whole of the USA's gun support assholes.
Forum: General Discussion 27-08-2014, 08:37
Replies: 24
Views: 901
Posted By grumpyscot
If on finance, the car is not his to sell - he...

If on finance, the car is not his to sell - he must have finance company written approval first. And prospective buyers need written documentation from the finance company that, if the car is...
Forum: Advice 27-08-2014, 08:32
Replies: 14
Views: 1,050
Posted By grumpyscot
If it's not been fired in 10 years. I sure as...

If it's not been fired in 10 years. I sure as hell wouldn't be inclined to test fire it!

Hand it in to police immediately - it's not the gun that's licensed, it's the user/owner. And don't be...
Forum: Advice 27-08-2014, 08:28
Replies: 21
Views: 1,254
Posted By grumpyscot
You need to understand the difference between...

You need to understand the difference between Life INSURANCE and Life ASSURANCE - former pays out when and IF you die, the latter pays out regardless at the end of a term.
Forum: Advice 27-08-2014, 08:26
Replies: 46
Views: 2,419
Posted By grumpyscot
But if Scotland DOES become independent, then...

But if Scotland DOES become independent, then foreign travel for people with Scottish passports will be a tad more difficult -e.g. Trips to the USA - ESTA will no longer work it's only for UK...
Forum: Advice 27-08-2014, 08:21
Replies: 39
Views: 2,187
Posted By grumpyscot
That's because ABS only works if your tyres can...

That's because ABS only works if your tyres can grip the road! Without grip, ABS is as useful as a chocolate teapot.

So many people seem to think that ABS will always stop you - it's as if spikes...
Forum: General Discussion 23-08-2014, 12:10
Replies: 117
Views: 2,792
Posted By grumpyscot
2 miles away, the best bus company in the UK (as...

2 miles away, the best bus company in the UK (as voted by the industry) - Lothian Bus, whose oldest bus is an "02" reg. Unfortunately, we have to make do with Worst Bus,whose newest buses just...
Forum: General Discussion 23-08-2014, 12:05
Replies: 32
Views: 1,454
Posted By grumpyscot
You were right! I am the one who had to sit next...

You were right! I am the one who had to sit next to a fat, sweaty, person.
Forum: General Discussion 23-08-2014, 12:03
Replies: 15
Views: 631
Posted By grumpyscot
Imaging the amount of bacteria on the phone! And...

Imaging the amount of bacteria on the phone! And he'd happily lend it to the guy at the next desk to check the football results! Yuch!

Which raises the question: Does anyone ever properly clean...
Forum: Advice 23-08-2014, 11:56
Replies: 40
Views: 2,963
Posted By grumpyscot
Neither have I. Gooseberry is the term I've...

Neither have I. Gooseberry is the term I've always heard and used.
Forum: Advice 23-08-2014, 11:54
Replies: 8
Views: 735
Posted By grumpyscot
Euros - available over the counter from M&S all...

Euros - available over the counter from M&S all weekend (Better rate than the travel shops)

Travellers cheques rapidly becoming disliked, due to forgeries.

Too late to get a Travelex card - pity!
Forum: General Discussion 22-08-2014, 11:29
Replies: 14
Views: 794
Posted By grumpyscot
Most ice-cream vans now sell liquids in plastic...

Most ice-cream vans now sell liquids in plastic bottles, so you would not expect to pay a deposit and get money back.

Our local ice-cream van sells Barrs soft drinks, which come in proper glass...
Forum: General Discussion 22-08-2014, 11:27
Replies: 35
Views: 1,221
Posted By grumpyscot
All I can say is it's about time David Cameron...

All I can say is it's about time David Cameron grew a set of balls and told the EU where to go. Instead of banning hoovers, they should ban the movement of the EU HQ every few weeks - it costs many...
Forum: General Discussion 22-08-2014, 11:23
Replies: 11
Views: 490
Posted By grumpyscot
Friend of ours has been housebound for 10 years...

Friend of ours has been housebound for 10 years now with MND. We don't see him often as he's 40 miles away, but keep in contact with his wife by phone and with him via text / emails (he can't speak...
Forum: Showbiz 20-08-2014, 08:39
Replies: 36
Views: 2,881
Posted By grumpyscot
When will Helen Flanagan learn to act?

Saw her on Holby City last night. God, her acting skills leave a hell of a lot to be desired. She was absolutely awful- pout your lips and flutter your false eyelashes, and that was it.

The most...
Forum: General Discussion 20-08-2014, 08:33
Replies: 28
Views: 1,066
Posted By grumpyscot
Already a big thread on this...

Already a big thread on this subject

http://forums.digitalspy.co.uk/showthread.php?t=1999712
Forum: General Discussion 20-08-2014, 08:32
Replies: 12
Views: 655
Posted By grumpyscot
If you must finance a car, then get a bank loan -...

If you must finance a car, then get a bank loan - then, if you get fed up with the car, you can sell it. You can't do that on finance - you have to keep the car until the last payment is made or...
Forum: General Discussion 20-08-2014, 08:27
Replies: 17
Views: 715
Posted By grumpyscot
And again! Internet Explorer doesn't like Adbloc...

And again!

Internet Explorer doesn't like Adbloc and keeps resetting / disabling it.

Change to Firefox or Chrome
Forum: Advice 20-08-2014, 08:24
Replies: 19
Views: 1,459
Posted By grumpyscot
Of course, if the will was written in Scotland...

Of course, if the will was written in Scotland (you don't say where your parents live), then you have a legal right under inheritence laws here to inherit an equal share of movable estate with your...
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