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Forum: Politics 09-07-2014, 21:01
Replies: 61
Views: 1,560
Posted By barky99
application is in to up the permitted nuclear...

application is in to up the permitted nuclear waste entering local environment with more subs supposed to coming to Faslane ... hardly ideal for the local wildlife?
Forum: Politics 08-07-2014, 20:34
Replies: 15,074
Views: 319,001
Posted By barky99
Ireland & Northern Ireland (UK) have slightly...

Ireland & Northern Ireland (UK) have slightly different immigration policies but NO border posts & as long as common travel area (OR failing that EU membership) remains same will be true at border...
Forum: Politics 08-07-2014, 20:20
Replies: 227
Views: 4,972
Posted By barky99
when I bought a vauxhall I was a bit confused re:...

when I bought a vauxhall I was a bit confused re: tyre pressures as handbook had it in 'psi' & I don't have a pressure gauge with 'psi' on it .... found out what they were in atmospheres (bars) and...
Forum: Politics 07-07-2014, 20:13
Replies: 227
Views: 4,972
Posted By barky99
perhaps if I measured my height now & again I...

perhaps if I measured my height now & again I might notice what it was in the old units, never do though, only on occasional trips to hospital is it done (if measured with shoes on on I am about 1cm...
Forum: Politics 07-07-2014, 20:03
Replies: 227
Views: 4,972
Posted By barky99
there is no such thing as 'british measurements'

there is no such thing as 'british measurements'
Forum: Politics 07-07-2014, 13:08
Replies: 15,074
Views: 319,001
Posted By barky99
what manifesto? policy is to make no change while...

what manifesto? policy is to make no change while Queen is alive & perhaps have a referendum on monarchy some time in the future ... nothing fixed/decided as regards getting rid of monarchy
Forum: Politics 07-07-2014, 10:55
Replies: 15,074
Views: 319,001
Posted By barky99
Channel 4 is government owned, ad supported ---...

Channel 4 is government owned, ad supported --- just another cog in the machine
Forum: Politics 07-07-2014, 10:54
Replies: 15,074
Views: 319,001
Posted By barky99
not true - it's position of better together (&...

not true - it's position of better together (& it's associated helpers) that a currency union won't happen, not policy, not official/final, just position of no campaign before any negotiation has...
Forum: Politics 06-07-2014, 13:31
Replies: 15,074
Views: 319,001
Posted By barky99
better together/no thanks/no campaign & it's...

better together/no thanks/no campaign & it's government helpers have said no, there hasn't been a vote in parliament to block it that I'm aware of
Forum: Politics 06-07-2014, 13:29
Replies: 15,074
Views: 319,001
Posted By barky99
because business will force it ... politicians...

because business will force it ... politicians are managers of UK plc who are the servants of business and will fall into line
Forum: Politics 06-07-2014, 10:03
Replies: 227
Views: 4,972
Posted By barky99
Metric/SI (Standard International) isn't an EU...

Metric/SI (Standard International) isn't an EU thing, its global & the number of countries using imperial (a version of imperial, US units) is fewer than 5
Forum: Politics 05-07-2014, 19:54
Replies: 15,074
Views: 319,001
Posted By barky99
hardly a relevant concern :confused:

hardly a relevant concern :confused:
Forum: Politics 05-07-2014, 17:28
Replies: 15,074
Views: 319,001
Posted By barky99
The new frigates will be built on Clyde ... once...

The new frigates will be built on Clyde ... once complete I'm not aware of any contract for future ships to replace them even existing for any yard anywheremeanwhile in real world: removal of trident...
Forum: Politics 04-07-2014, 21:38
Replies: 227
Views: 4,972
Posted By barky99
perhaps because only time I ever get height...

perhaps because only time I ever get height measured by nhs staff
Forum: Politics 04-07-2014, 21:26
Replies: 227
Views: 4,972
Posted By barky99
about 1.77/1.78metres, 72 to73 kg -- & no I have...

about 1.77/1.78metres, 72 to73 kg -- & no I have no idea what that might be in imperial without getting a calculator out or using google
Forum: Politics 04-07-2014, 21:15
Replies: 227
Views: 4,972
Posted By barky99
road works signs that are marked as 100yds etc...

road works signs that are marked as 100yds etc are actually placed 100 metres apart & /// // / signs counting down to 30 limit are also actually 100 metres apart ... they do use metres but signs...
Forum: Politics 04-07-2014, 21:07
Replies: 227
Views: 4,972
Posted By barky99
I was in 1975 school intake - we were never...

I was in 1975 school intake - we were never taught imperial, told we would never need it & to this day only ones I use are miles & mpg

Only 4 countries in world use imperial now & US has it's own...
Forum: Politics 30-06-2014, 14:30
Replies: 21
Views: 686
Posted By barky99
most of the decent ones have been encouraged to...

most of the decent ones have been encouraged to leave already!
Forum: Politics 30-06-2014, 14:29
Replies: 21
Views: 686
Posted By barky99
there may well have been 350 at one point early...

there may well have been 350 at one point early on but police figures tend to underestimate & best multiply by about 5 or even 6 to get real number that turned up on the day
Forum: Politics 29-06-2014, 21:31
Replies: 15,074
Views: 319,001
Posted By barky99
They did & did it with mostly public funds,...

They did & did it with mostly public funds, Bannockburn a paid event -- must have created problems and extra cost for police having those 2 events close together on 1 day too?
Forum: Politics 29-06-2014, 21:07
Replies: 15,074
Views: 319,001
Posted By barky99
from the armed forces day...

from the armed forces day website

http://www.armedforcesday.org.uk/about.aspx
Forum: Politics 29-06-2014, 20:55
Replies: 15,074
Views: 319,001
Posted By barky99
By centring it in Stirling, very close to...

By centring it in Stirling, very close to Bannockburn -- last year's event was centred in Nottingham
Forum: Politics 29-06-2014, 16:53
Replies: 15,074
Views: 319,001
Posted By barky99
the 'crowd' behind princess Anne was of an almost...

the 'crowd' behind princess Anne was of an almost solid 1 line deep mass -- why was this?
Forum: Politics 29-06-2014, 12:54
Replies: 15,074
Views: 319,001
Posted By barky99
It was a case of people having to be turned away...

It was a case of people having to be turned away from Bannockburn Live while nearby a free armed forces day event was poorly attended by the public -- seems the plan to upstage the Bannockburn...
Forum: Politics 28-06-2014, 20:53
Replies: 15,074
Views: 319,001
Posted By barky99
was intentional -- local council wanted to draw...

was intentional -- local council wanted to draw attention away from Bannockburn in this referendum year so it seems -- Bannockburn commemoration date was set first
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