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Re: Hope everyone is ok...

Postby Not_Anumber » Fri Mar 02, 2018 4:03 pm

Ive been helping some friends move house. Loading and unloading a hired van in the evenings over several days in this weather has been different.

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Re: Hope everyone is ok...

Postby andyd » Fri Mar 02, 2018 4:38 pm

Not_Anumber wrote:Ive been helping some friends move house. Loading and unloading a hired van in the evenings over several days in this weather has been different.

I can imagine......Hard job at the best of times.
I did removals for 2 years about 20 years ago, very physical and very underpaid :(

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Postby Caprifan Rob » Fri Mar 02, 2018 9:36 pm

Andrew 2.8i wrote:I've just been watching the news and there appears to be lots of chaos everywhere. Luckily for us, we've had hardly any snowfall here.

Glad you've escaped the worst Andrew, our cars are stuck on the drive in snow drifts, roads are mostly impassable & our places of work are closed for safety reasons until further notice. Every cloud .. :D
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Not_Anumber wrote:Ive been helping some friends move house. Loading and unloading a hired van in the evenings over several days in this weather has been different.

I can imagine......Hard job at the best of times.
I did removals for 2 years about 20 years ago, very physical and very underpaid :(

My mates son does this for a living, pay is crap but it's done wonders for his physique :wave:

Hope everyone on here is ok, worst weather we've had here in years.

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Re: Hope everyone is ok...

Postby Andrew 2.8i » Sat Mar 03, 2018 9:10 am

It was snowing here this morning......although the snow didn't last long as it's currently sunny. Cold though! :)

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Re: Hope everyone is ok...

Postby andyd » Sun Mar 18, 2018 2:59 pm

The 'Beast 2' is here :(

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Re: Hope everyone is ok...

Postby Jasonmarie » Sun Mar 18, 2018 3:18 pm

I really hope that’s it , now I know in Cornwall & Devon they do them witches things any chance of you all down that neck of the woods doing a sundance ? Also the clocks spring forward next week as I noticed on my Capri I never change it .
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Re: Hope everyone is ok...

Postby andyd » Sun Mar 18, 2018 4:21 pm

Jasonmarie wrote: now I know in Cornwall & Devon they do them witches things any chance of you all down that neck of the woods doing a sundance ?

Not until April 1st :D

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Re: Hope everyone is ok...

Postby Fordoholic Nick » Sun Mar 18, 2018 4:37 pm

I always have my scones the Cornish way...jam first then cream on top :wave:

Sorry Andy but I don't know what made me want to make this statement but my fingers kinda just tapped away and out it came :)
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Re: Hope everyone is ok...

Postby andyd » Sun Mar 18, 2018 4:50 pm

Fordoholic Nick wrote:I always have my scones the Cornish way...jam first then cream on top :wave:

Sorry Andy but I don't know what made me want to make this statement but my fingers kinda just tapped away and out it came :)

No problem Nick, but I prefer a pasty :cheers:

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Re: Hope everyone is ok...

Postby Andrew 2.8i » Mon Mar 19, 2018 1:05 pm

We had a dusting of snow over the weekend, but thankfully the sky is clear and blue today. Just as well, as I awoke the Capri from it's winter hibernation to take it for a quick drive and systems check before the MOT.

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Re: Hope everyone is ok...

Postby Fordoholic Nick » Mon Mar 19, 2018 1:55 pm

Andrew 2.8i wrote: I awoke the Capri from it's winter hibernation to take it for a quick drive and systems check before the MOT..


Nice one Andrew. No need to wish you luck with the MOT fella. Its a formality with your stunning 2.8i mate.

I put my mot off till I replace the core plug when I am off work next. Glad I spotted it before the mot !

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Re: Hope everyone is ok...

Postby Andrew 2.8i » Mon Mar 19, 2018 2:30 pm

Fordoholic Nick wrote:I put my mot off till I replace the core plug when I am off work next. Glad I spotted it before the mot !

Hi Nick,
Yes, good spot. Hopefully it will be a reasonably easy job and the car will be up and running in no time.

Fordoholic Nick wrote: No need to wish you luck with the MOT fella. Its a formality with your stunning 2.8i mate.


Thanks Nick for your kind words.Luckily, it's good news all round. :D

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Re: Hope everyone is ok...

Postby andyd » Mon Mar 19, 2018 2:33 pm

I knew Arthur (366) NeGuS would walk it :cheers:

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Postby Andrew 2.8i » Mon Mar 19, 2018 2:35 pm

andyd wrote:I knew Arthur (366) NeGuS would walk it :cheers:


Cheers Andy.
I hope you're safe and sound. I've just seen pictures of Devon on the news, and it doesn't look at all good at the moment.

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Re: Hope everyone is ok...

Postby andyd » Mon Mar 19, 2018 2:42 pm

Andrew 2.8i wrote:
andyd wrote:I knew Arthur (366) NeGuS would walk it :cheers:


Cheers Andy.
I hope you're safe and sound. I've just seen pictures of Devon on the news, and it doesn't look at all good at the moment.

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Hi Andrew,
It was bad in places but all good here thanks, and it's thawing nicely now :D The novelty of It soon wears off when you get older :roll:

Just hope my MOT goes as well as yours in April. The 7 months since I last drove it seem to have passed fairly quickly, but looking :ford: to getting behind the wheel again :D

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Re: Hope everyone is ok...

Postby Fordoholic Nick » Mon Mar 19, 2018 3:55 pm

Andrew 2.8i wrote:Luckily, it's good news all round.


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Re: Hope everyone is ok...

Postby pbar » Tue Mar 20, 2018 7:18 am

That looks identical to last years pic, are you sure that's not where you park your car all year round Andrew :)

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Re: Hope everyone is ok...

Postby Andrew 2.8i » Tue Mar 20, 2018 7:47 am

pbar wrote:That looks identical to last years pic

I can't see the similarity......

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pbar wrote: are you sure that's not where you park your car all year round Andrew


I wouldn't mind parking it there, except there's no sofa to sit on in that garage. :D

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Re: Hope everyone is ok...

Postby pbar » Tue Mar 20, 2018 9:15 am

In 2018 they bought a fire extinguisher, must be for a very tall person to use though!

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Re: Hope everyone is ok...

Postby Peter-S » Tue Mar 20, 2018 12:19 pm

Andrew 2.8i wrote:
pbar wrote:That looks identical to last years pic

I can't see the similarity......

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2017:

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2016:

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pbar wrote: are you sure that's not where you park your car all year round Andrew


I wouldn't mind parking it there, except there's no sofa to sit on in that garage. :D

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I assume it failed in 2016, the rear number plate is clearly crooked :o
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