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Forum: Finance & Banking Today, 09:53 AM
Replies: 0
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Posted By Baz46
Santander 1|2|3 account interest rate reduced

What was once a good interest rate on the Santander 1|2|3 account has been cut, yet again. From 05 May 2020 this will go down from 1.5% to 1%, effectively a loss of £100 per annum for those with the...
Forum: General Health Today, 09:29 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 375
Posted By Baz46
:023: :023: Well I didn't wake up dead this...

:023: :023:

Well I didn't wake up dead this morning so I am not even
going to think about it or comment further! ;-) :-)
Forum: General Chat Today, 09:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 101
Posted By Baz46
Good morning from ‘out in the rural sticks’ to...

Good morning from ‘out in the rural sticks’ to you all!

Cold and frosty here this morning. A fine day with light winds and plenty of sunshine is the forecast. Maximum temperature 7ºC, forecast...
Forum: General Health Yesterday, 07:10 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 375
Posted By Baz46
A while ago I had a heart attack, that on its own...

A while ago I had a heart attack, that on its own would have been bad enough but I was on the outside lane of the motorway driving at 70mph! However, I got out of that without any further problems...
Forum: General Chat Yesterday, 06:51 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 497
Posted By Baz46
Thanks Percy Vere! :023: :-) There has been...

Thanks Percy Vere! :023: :-)

There has been information on this for years' before that first item I posted. Ever since the female contraceptive pill came into being whenever that was, early 1960s...
Forum: General Chat Yesterday, 03:52 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 497
Posted By Baz46
Not only is this affecting fish in that way, but...

Not only is this affecting fish in that way, but also male humans and their ability to reproduce as effectively as in the past:
...
Forum: General Chat Yesterday, 10:09 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 171
Posted By Baz46
Good morning from ‘out in the rural sticks’ to...

Good morning from ‘out in the rural sticks’ to you all!

Dry here this morning. Showers this afternoon, heavier later with
thunder at times is the forecast. Maximum temperature 10ºC.

Nothing...
Forum: General Chat 16-01-2020, 04:11 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 340
Posted By Baz46
Along with the other errors created by uneducated...

Along with the other errors created by uneducated spell checkers, these are the bane of anyone who has standards relating to correct spelling! :-( ;-) :-)

Beware of that dog, although it is...
Forum: General Chat 16-01-2020, 10:45 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 768
Posted By Baz46
I reckon as human beings we are all similar but...

I reckon as human beings we are all similar but so very, very different that there are bound to be the two different types of people, therefore also the resulting two differing views of those people....
Forum: General Chat 16-01-2020, 10:39 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 231
Posted By Baz46
Yes, so another poster, (Psmith) commented. I...

Yes, so another poster, (Psmith) commented. I hadn't heard of doing that, the smell of Castrol R though was unmistakable. Duckhams, in the big yellow container if I recall correctly, was used in all...
Forum: General Chat 16-01-2020, 09:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 99
Posted By Baz46
Good morning from ‘out in the rural sticks’ to...

Good morning from ‘out in the rural sticks’ to you all!

Dry but cold here this morning. Rain this afternoon, heavy at times is the forecast. Maximum temperature 11ºC.

Nothing planned for today,...
Forum: General Chat 16-01-2020, 01:07 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 340
Posted By Baz46
Yes, I am exactly the same. Errors drive me round...

Yes, I am exactly the same. Errors drive me round the twist and spell checkers are 'the enemy'.
Don't even get me started on punctuation or incorrect use of the ubiquitous apostrophe!

I blame it...
Forum: General Chat 16-01-2020, 12:01 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 231
Posted By Baz46
I know just what you mean, it was me! No, not...

I know just what you mean, it was me! No, not possible as I used to have Triumphs. The sound of the modern motorcycle is nothing like they used to be though, very quiet by comparison to the old ones,...
Forum: General Chat 15-01-2020, 11:49 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 231
Posted By Baz46
Something I will always remember is the sound of...

Something I will always remember is the sound of the exhausts of a group of bikers all on powerful bikes, plus also that unmistakable smell of the Castrol R engine oil used in those days. Anyone who...
Forum: Car Forum 15-01-2020, 11:31 PM
Replies: 18
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Views: 256
Posted By Baz46
Zero road tax for me and 61mpg, not bad for a 1.6...

Zero road tax for me and 61mpg, not bad for a 1.6 diesel. Over five years that helps make up for some of the appalling depreciation on cars! ;-) :-)
Forum: General Chat 15-01-2020, 11:07 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 231
Posted By Baz46
Mods and Rockers

Many on here will possibly remember the Mods and Rockers of the mid- to late-1960s, so I wonder which were you? Mods with their Lambrettas and Vespas and wearing all the latest by way of fashionable...
Forum: Other Debates/Discussions 15-01-2020, 08:46 PM
Replies: 225
Views: 3,977
Posted By Baz46
Yes, accounts do have to be submitted. Plenty of...

Yes, accounts do have to be submitted. Plenty of reading on the link below giving details of the official accounts:

https://www.royal.uk/financial-reports-2018-19


Also it would appear there...
Forum: General Chat 15-01-2020, 03:42 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 211
Posted By Baz46
Yes, easy, hopefully – do you want me to spoil...

Yes, easy, hopefully – do you want me to spoil all the fun then and state where it is? ;-) :-)
Forum: Technology 15-01-2020, 03:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 185
Posted By Baz46
[/B] Why is that? I've used iPhones and Macs...

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Why is that? I've used iPhones and Macs for decades, they are brilliant. They can all be linked and are very reliable, upgrades are all free and updates cause no problems, unlike M$ with...
Forum: General Chat 15-01-2020, 09:38 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 131
Posted By Baz46
Good morning from ‘out in the rural sticks’ to...

Good morning from ‘out in the rural sticks’ to you all!

Not raining here, everywhere is soaking wet from overnight rain though. The forecast is a drier start for some and a dry afternoon with some...
Forum: Science and Environment 14-01-2020, 10:03 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 271
Posted By Baz46
For anyone interested there's what appears to be...

For anyone interested there's what appears to be a very interesting series on BBC2 about the fishing industry in Cornwall. I've just watched the first of the series, showing some very good examples...
Forum: General Chat 14-01-2020, 08:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 207
Posted By Baz46
I changed supplier of electricity more by...

I changed supplier of electricity more by accident than anything else. My old supplier EDF gave me very good service until one day my contract was up for changing but they wouldn't allow me to change...
Forum: General Chat 14-01-2020, 09:46 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 193
Posted By Baz46
Good morning from ‘out in the rural sticks’ to...

Good morning from ‘out in the rural sticks’ to you all!

Cold here again but not raining, yet. A bright and breezy start is forecast, winds strengthening with heavy rain in the afternoon persisting...
Forum: Science and Environment 13-01-2020, 12:13 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 271
Posted By Baz46
Some interesting information and views on the...

Some interesting information and views on the link below for those who, like myself, know very little about the fishing industry. Other than of course that our fishing fleets seem to be very much...
Forum: Your Introductions! 13-01-2020, 11:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 142
Posted By Baz46
Hi Pete and welcome, hope you enjoy your time on...

Hi Pete and welcome, hope you enjoy your time on Over50sForum. :-)
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