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Forum: General Chat Yesterday, 07:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 120
Posted By Zaphod
And that was their big problem. ;-) Greedy...

And that was their big problem.
;-)

Greedy councils and shopping centre owners policies of making people pay handsomely for the assumed privilege of visiting a physical shop isn't helping...
Forum: General Chat Yesterday, 07:29 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 338
Posted By Zaphod
... An' I'll 'ave a shet o' dem dare teef too...

... An' I'll 'ave a shet o' dem dare teef too pleesh, dem onesh.
:-)
Forum: Politics & Govt Yesterday, 07:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 150
Posted By Zaphod
:023: One of many such crap newspapers,...

:023:

One of many such crap newspapers, sadly.
Forum: Brexit Forum Yesterday, 07:09 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 529
Posted By Zaphod
We are. ;-) ‘Operation Bleach’ to scrub EU...

We are.
;-)

‘Operation Bleach’ to scrub EU from the statute book
https://www.telegraph.co.uk/politics/2021/01/09/pm-launches-operation-bleach-strip-references-eu-tens-thousands/

A shorter...
Forum: Brexit Forum Yesterday, 06:15 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 2,688
Posted By Zaphod
I do. It's a continuation of the "Brexit is...

I do.

It's a continuation of the "Brexit is bad" saga that we've seen for more than four years and that they hope by perpetuating the myth, some will think to be true.
The sensible know it isn't....
Forum: Brexit Forum Yesterday, 06:13 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 2,688
Posted By Zaphod
We've done that bit. I agreed, but it doesn't...

We've done that bit.
I agreed, but it doesn't mean there will not be UK job losses because of what you selfishly want.



"Relatively small"?
:lol:
You're deluded if you think that roughly...
Forum: Brexit Forum Yesterday, 05:40 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 529
Posted By Zaphod
Another positive, albeit not so major: "Hull...

Another positive, albeit not so major:

"Hull proposed for Europe’s first rare earths processing plant"


"Pensana Rare Earths has submitted a planning application for the $125m facility, which...
Forum: Brexit Forum Yesterday, 05:33 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 2,688
Posted By Zaphod
:023: I wish you could see that there are...

:023:

I wish you could see that there are other areas where we can and/or are increasing our self-reliance too as a consequence of leaving the EU instead of searching for negativity.
Forum: Brexit Forum Yesterday, 05:31 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 2,688
Posted By Zaphod
Quite possibly, yes. You're still advocating...

Quite possibly, yes.
You're still advocating more British job losses at a time like this though?
:shock:


Hang on.
How did you put it?
Oh yes:
Forum: Brexit Forum Yesterday, 05:15 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 529
Posted By Zaphod
Ooh that's a bit technical. :-D But I'm sure...

Ooh that's a bit technical. :-D
But I'm sure they will find a way.
If they can make a drone do what they are planning, I'm sure refuelling can be accomplished.
Forum: Brexit Forum Yesterday, 05:11 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 2,688
Posted By Zaphod
Regarding earlier comments about eating more of...

Regarding earlier comments about eating more of what we produce ourselves or of us growing more of what we eat, there was an interesting piece in The Times this weekend which would suggest agreement....
Forum: Brexit Forum Yesterday, 04:59 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 2,688
Posted By Zaphod
Oh I disagree. Strongly. We should give the...

Oh I disagree.
Strongly.
We should give the EU our inches and refuse their centimetres.
:-D
Forum: General Chat Yesterday, 04:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 157
Posted By Zaphod
I can sympathise Percy, having seen the same not...

I can sympathise Percy, having seen the same not long ago.
That's why I bought a feeder for the little blighters, and (touch wood) so far it's stopped the squirrels from breaking another peanut...
Forum: Brexit Forum Yesterday, 04:41 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 2,688
Posted By Zaphod
How on Earth can you have evidence of something...

How on Earth can you have evidence of something that hasn't happened?
:102:
But it doesn't take a genius to understand that a reduction in trade because of tariffs imposed by no deal would lead to...
Forum: Technology Yesterday, 03:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 112
Posted By Zaphod
Good luck with the new one Swimmy, as others have...

Good luck with the new one Swimmy, as others have said: Lenovo laptops have a generally very good reputation.

It's probably quicker, easier and less hassle getting a new one than trying to...
Forum: Brexit Forum Yesterday, 02:52 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 2,688
Posted By Zaphod
On the contrary; pretending things are in dire...

On the contrary; pretending things are in dire straits is not good.
Stop believing biased, flawed opinions and start to look at facts.

We've been through this at least once Swimmy - remember:...
Forum: General Chat Yesterday, 02:42 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 157
Posted By Zaphod
Thanks for that. :023: The placement of...

Thanks for that.
:023:

The placement of sockets can be a real pain, can't they?
Fortunately ours aren't too bad but our neighbour who recently moved in (the houses were built at the same time)...
Forum: General Health Yesterday, 02:27 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 181
Posted By Zaphod
Definitely. Over 100 new cases of bowel...

Definitely.

Over 100 new cases of bowel cancer are diagnosed every day in the UK but, as with many types of cancer, it is often curable if caught early enough.
I know it isn't nice but it's...
Forum: Brexit Forum Yesterday, 02:22 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 2,688
Posted By Zaphod
Voluntarily both in order to show respect for the...

Voluntarily both in order to show respect for the GFA and to maintain free trade with the EU - and this "control" can be terminated if we as a country choose to do so.
Unilaterally.
As you already...
Forum: Brexit Forum Yesterday, 01:48 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 2,688
Posted By Zaphod
We have. If however you want to put untold...

We have.

If however you want to put untold numbers of people here and in EU countries out of work by completely severing what few links remain I suspect you will be in a minority.
A very small...
Forum: Brexit Forum Yesterday, 01:42 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 529
Posted By Zaphod
It isn't "being touchy" when I point out your...

It isn't "being touchy" when I point out your attempts at misleading, whereas your reply might be you being "touchy".
Is that why you comment about me personally rather than about the content of my...
Forum: Brexit Forum Yesterday, 01:11 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 2,688
Posted By Zaphod
You mean we can't grow our own avocadoes? :cry:...

You mean we can't grow our own avocadoes?
:cry:

Please read the posts before replying Swims; I was pointing out another poster's mistaken beliefs with an example.
;-)


The basic suggestion...
Forum: Brexit Forum Yesterday, 01:04 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 529
Posted By Zaphod
We might have different perspectives but there is...

We might have different perspectives but there is no need for you to attrubute things I have not said to me.
:-(

I have never said or suggested that the "Boris deal" is fantastic, but that rather...
Forum: General Chat Yesterday, 11:13 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 157
Posted By Zaphod
Good morning all. Cold and icy here but lovely...

Good morning all.
Cold and icy here but lovely and sunny too.
But
No
Snow
:cry:

Laundry morning & the beds are already changed, mattresses turned as needed and the second load is already on...
Forum: Brexit Forum Yesterday, 11:00 AM
Replies: 212
Views: 2,688
Posted By Zaphod
Ah. You don't know how some entrepeneur farmers...

Ah.
You don't know how some entrepeneur farmers in the UK already grow strawberries for just one example then?
Ask yourself why British strawberries are available for so much of the year.
We can...
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