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Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 00:32
Replies: 250
Views: 6,945
Posted By SnrDev
Actually it's "you're going to Tesco". ;) Can't...

Actually it's "you're going to Tesco". ;)

Can't bear the words quintessential, smorgasbord, copious, mayo [in place of mayonnaise], middle-Englander, self-confessed, and all variations on Daily...
Forum: Advice 29-07-2014, 22:57
Replies: 12
Views: 995
Posted By SnrDev
A word of advice young man, if I may. Once you've...

A word of advice young man, if I may. Once you've dealt with this 'Hazard Perception' video game test, buy yourself a bicycle and spend a few weeks riding it around in the real world, then revisit...
Forum: General Discussion 25-07-2014, 16:40
Replies: 6,232
Views: 395,030
Posted By SnrDev
Or - nine millimetres of aluminium - that's a...

Or - nine millimetres of aluminium - that's a fluent bit of hand-writing to practice with.
Forum: Advice 24-07-2014, 01:41
Replies: 40
Views: 4,318
Posted By SnrDev
I wouldn't text all of them, just the one you're...

I wouldn't text all of them, just the one you're interested in.

Seriously? Moving house isn't that big an event; once the tv & hi-fi are in place job's a good un. Text him and see how the move went,...
Forum: Advice 24-07-2014, 01:30
Replies: 51
Views: 2,540
Posted By SnrDev
OP - I used to think that a SatNav was an...

OP - I used to think that a SatNav was an extravagance, then I bought one and never looked back. It directs you to where you want to be without the need to stop and refer to a map, it tells you...
Forum: Advice 24-07-2014, 01:06
Replies: 10
Views: 782
Posted By SnrDev
The usual method of calculating interest is to...

The usual method of calculating interest is to divide the APR by the number of days per year and then calculate the daily interest by that amount. The interest accumulates in the background and is...
Forum: Advice 20-07-2014, 23:51
Replies: 37
Views: 1,874
Posted By SnrDev
We've moved on these days, spinning is the way...

We've moved on these days, spinning is the way esp on a road bike. Aim for a cadence in the 80s at least and spin rather than grind. Changing gear when your legs or your lungs ache isn't the way, on...
Forum: General Discussion 20-07-2014, 10:37
Replies: 42
Views: 1,684
Posted By SnrDev
It's not though. As per prev posts, he's more...

It's not though. As per prev posts, he's more than likely contractually obliged to look after himself. And the new season starts in a handful of weeks.
Forum: Advice 20-07-2014, 10:30
Replies: 37
Views: 1,874
Posted By SnrDev
Op - WD40 is a water displacement + releasing...

Op - WD40 is a water displacement + releasing agent, not a lubricant so you'd do well to squirt a bit of oil down there as minimum, ideally they need stripping cleaning and regreasing.

If you're...
Forum: General Discussion 20-07-2014, 10:22
Replies: 42
Views: 1,684
Posted By SnrDev
The downside of being paid by the wheelbarrow is...

The downside of being paid by the wheelbarrow is accepting restricitons and limits on lifestyle choices that the rest of us don't have to. And one of thereasons Wenger has been so successful relative...
Forum: General Discussion 17-07-2014, 23:59
Replies: 101
Views: 3,149
Posted By SnrDev
I missed this one. The old I Pay Road Tax...

I missed this one. The old I Pay Road Tax argument. :confused:

It's been done over so many times on here it's surprising that anyone still imagines that coughing up 0 - 900 pa annoints the payer...
Forum: General Discussion 17-07-2014, 23:25
Replies: 101
Views: 3,149
Posted By SnrDev
Wow - scary driver alert. By staying in the...

Wow - scary driver alert.

By staying in the road, he's making a very visible and very public point that road space is for sharing. OP is yet another example of an otherwise normal human being who...
Forum: General Discussion 17-07-2014, 18:23
Replies: 96
Views: 1,981
Posted By SnrDev
I'll go for Doyle's white RS2000 in The...

I'll go for Doyle's white RS2000 in The Professionals. I know the default is to shout Capri but the RS2 was the nicer and better car. Iconic, indeed.
Forum: General Discussion 13-07-2014, 11:50
Replies: 42
Views: 994
Posted By SnrDev
They're very popular and have as much chance of...

They're very popular and have as much chance of failing as any other card type, i.e. close to zero. We always use them now, never had a problem. You can find reasons not to use any form of money...
Forum: General Discussion 13-07-2014, 11:43
Replies: 20
Views: 1,081
Posted By SnrDev
You sure you're not mixing up a cut-throat with a...

You sure you're not mixing up a cut-throat with a DE? DE gives a good clean close shave with no mess; CT requires a lot more care & skill than the average punter can muster. Either way a nice chrome...
Forum: Advice 13-07-2014, 01:49
Replies: 57
Views: 3,510
Posted By SnrDev
Because the area directly ahead is where I'm...

Because the area directly ahead is where I'm going, and to the right is where I may go if I'm overtaking particularly on a m/way or positioning the car on right turn roundabouts, parking etc so I...
Forum: General Discussion 13-07-2014, 01:34
Replies: 42
Views: 994
Posted By SnrDev
The best way these days is to take a bit of the...

The best way these days is to take a bit of the local currency to deal with arriving in the country and have a pre-loaded card from places like Thomas Cook etc that you can use as a debit card and to...
Forum: General Discussion 13-07-2014, 01:25
Replies: 101
Views: 3,122
Posted By SnrDev
I used to see it a lot in the land of roundabouts...

I used to see it a lot in the land of roundabouts aka Milton Keynes, usually people who are unable to cope with the idea of the lanes on the approach to a roundabout still being valid through it, and...
Forum: Advice 13-07-2014, 01:07
Replies: 57
Views: 3,510
Posted By SnrDev
Surely everyone puts the satnav in the centre of...

Surely everyone puts the satnav in the centre of the screen just above the dash, so that it's in an easy eyeline, not obstructing forward vision, and the power cable is out of the way. Why would you...
Forum: Broadcasting 09-07-2014, 09:28
Replies: 64
Views: 4,530
Posted By SnrDev
Re the Mandela v floods coverage, I recall the...

Re the Mandela v floods coverage, I recall the BBC rightly getting a mauling for requiring all of their local radio stations to concentrate fully on Mandela, including those stations that really...
Forum: General Discussion 04-07-2014, 01:41
Replies: 785
Views: 20,397
Posted By SnrDev
Not one chuffing clue have you? :) Here's a tip...

Not one chuffing clue have you? :)

Here's a tip for you - there are three lanes, two of which are overtaking lanes. You're reducing that number by 33% by deciding that it's up to you to decide who...
Forum: General Discussion 04-07-2014, 01:12
Replies: 785
Views: 20,397
Posted By SnrDev
<shrugs> Can't see what you're banging on about...

<shrugs> Can't see what you're banging on about then.

Carry on. I'm off to watch the TdF in Yorks in a bit. Much more fun than CLOGs trying to justify their lack of awareness.

CLOGs: Centre Lane...
Forum: General Discussion 04-07-2014, 01:07
Replies: 785
Views: 20,397
Posted By SnrDev
Not crying chief just pointing up the difference...

Not crying chief just pointing up the difference between those who drive with an awareness of what's going on around them, and those who 'know the rules and stick to them'.

Up to you to work out...
Forum: General Discussion 04-07-2014, 00:47
Replies: 785
Views: 20,397
Posted By SnrDev
The answer to OP's question "what's wrong with...

The answer to OP's question "what's wrong with sitting in the middle lane?" is that motorways are a conduit designed to move as much traffic as possible from A to B. They're not like A roads or...
Forum: General Discussion 03-07-2014, 10:41
Replies: 168
Views: 4,068
Posted By SnrDev
7 is absolutely true. Cycling improves the...

7 is absolutely true. Cycling improves the cardio-vascular system and builds muscles in the shoulders, biceps, calves, legs, thighs & buttocks, and a regular fit cyclist wil be well-versed in pacing...
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