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  1. Do you ever answer the post you quote ?

    Its strange people say we have no leverage yet the EU is determined to get our waters to fish in !

    The EU are annoyed we wont cave in to their DEMANDS ,hopefully we never give in to bullies demands but i think our government will just take their brown envelopes or whatever gets their ear and just hand it over like mrs may would have! Luckily i will be dead soon so not to see the britain who stood up to thugs disapear

  2. 13 hours ago, Peter Waller said:

    I can understand why folk collect old reels but not so sure about using them when modern ones, some centre pins excluded, are so much better! After very many years languishing in my tackle cupboard  my once much loved Intrepid Standard came out for an airing. It had served me well, sixty plus years ago! In truth it worked today just as well as it ever did but why did I bother? Nostalgia perhaps, but in practical terms all I was doing was in hampering myself so why do it? My old reel has gone back where it belongs, in the cupboard. My old rod back in its bag, maybe I'll put it on E-Bay. 

    Why do it? Stupidity ? A need to find your roots as you grow older ? Promise me you wont keep using the intrepid or mental illness creeps into the scenario lol

    There was only one decent intrepid made intrepid the Super Twin its problem was it was 30 years to late! The far older Supreme and Elite were good (infact the Elite world beating for a second or so then it didnt improve and sunk into obscurity) but based on reels of the time that were not!

    I remember as a kid using an intrepid my uncle gave me and getting tangles and having to cut line and retie it which caused problems ,i put it down to cheap reels ,20 years ago i had an "old" day and went down the pond with a hardy altex and a Appollo taperflash ,in this case a very expensive (even now) reel and a nice (even now compared to cane of the same price)rod an hour later i was home with knots in the line ,it wasnt cheap reels it was poor technology !

  3. He 'could ' be right if the EU put up tarriffs and do their best to upset trade between us and europe but its all opinion its never been done before so how would he know 100% ? Just opinion nothing more

    We have been bankrupt several times in the last 100 years ,so?

    I wouldnt trust the governer he hid certain goings on in his circles regarding the FCA

  4. Who! are talking ,what haulier? Unless you link to the exact person saying it its hearsay ,is it all hauliers ? Some hauliers? A haulier? A spokesman representing all hauliers ,some hauliers ? A haulier? 

    A hailier organisation looking for handouts ? Who? I saw a "representative" (whatever that is) of "haulier" (s) saying regarding dover "we will all starve ,go naked and freeze to death" ,he obviously is an idiot ,we get food from around the globe ,clothes the same and you cannot put electric in a truck and most DO NOT come through dover ,typical remain scare tactics too late!

    Dover has been ready for a hard brexit for months most ports will be its most probably the hauliers themselves to lazy to get ready in the FOUR years they have had to prepare (update i found where the idiot got the quote ,in an artical regarding hauliers full stop ,nothing at all about brexit! Yes without hauliers its true but why would hauliers operating in the uk stop?) Yes if lorries all died overnight we would be in a pickle until trains took over and stuff moved on carts like they did for thousands of years!

    PS does anyone in reality believe anything the bbc says anymore ,well apart from you ?

    Brexit: Hauliers fear ' .......

    Yes you can fear lots of things but generally fear does nothing! I fear living forever seeing all my children and theirs and theirs dying before me but will that happen?

  5. Wow someone has come up with rubber gloves ,you know the ones we used to use before artificial ones ! Latex ! Another excuse to cut down natural forests and plant single species trees, isnt palm enough?

    They "could" rot down in days (how many ?365? 1000?) well hopefully they're not starting when the surgeons got his hands inside your guts!

    And mr bbc reporter bloke they are not "natural" between tree and hand theres an awful lot of unatural processes going on!

  6. Yes as it says "worst case scenario" if martians landed and destroyed all crops on earth that to would be a "worst case scenario" reality is different!

    Your confirmation bias is alive and well and thriving on opinion i see. It doesnt matter what you post come january we are out 100% (hopefully) your posts are not going to change anything

    Have you anything nice to say about anyone this year?

  7. Still there! No doubt it's going to grow a fur coat for the winter soon.

    Almost directly above it is a bird feeder ,i put generic bird food in it the mixed grain and sunflower seed type ,the tits usualy chuck out the corn to get the sunflower seeds so the ground gets most of it .I dont know what bird eats the grain its to big for small ones and even the black birds ignore it so the pidgeons and doves get it ,they obviously dont eat couscous though so its not just me.

    I put the crust of the loaf out last night ,thats gone so the badgers and foxes dont like it either

  8. Unfortunately, the truth isn't always convenient  , hopefully, someone in the future doesn't look at old adverts and think england was inhabitited by black people  only ,going by the adverts and the rush to be 'inclusive' the majority are not white as it is in reality.

    Now the police? (Missed the first bit) are going to insist 40% of new intakes are not white ! Isnt that racist? America tried reverse discrimination it failed miserably ,they were employing less qualified blacks in the frenzy to look good over more qualified whites !

    If these presenters want to look at slavery turn their eyes inwards not backwards its alive and well just under their noses but its easier and safer to point at dead dead people who cannot speak back

    I think the time of reality speak is soon going to be classed as a hate crime ,are we signing our own admission of guilt ,will the speak police be reading old posts and hunting down the nasty purps so they can prosecute them for upsetting their view on what history should be in their narrow minds?

  9. Perhaps they did say it and are reminding people they did

    Another pet hate :


    their whole output is based on hearsay!

    Reenactments :

    producers obviously think watchers dont have the intelligence to visualise what they are on about ,my biggest hate "romans" if the word crops up instantly a dozen roman inpersonaters suddenly appear marching somewhere! Mention ww1 and suddenly remarkably clean 'tommies' appear to emphasise something

    Programs about nothing!

    IE "the search for" type programs an complete program about finding absolutely nothing  IE the search for inca gold or some frickin wreck etc theres one dreadful one about an american? couple of which one is a relation to jack custard ,off they go to some caribean island where some old treasure hunter instantly gives them a location of some pirate wreck ,they swim about waving a metal detector 3 feet of the bottom with fake squealing noises  and all they find is some rusty old bit of metal  and they say it must be related ,program ends its a program about nothing ffs! next week its just the same nothing!

    Those bloody OZ series about gold ,people out detecting and 'find' a bit of gold their partner strangely spots this they examine it then they **** off 300 miles to weigh it! If i was there i would not stop and bugger off at the first bloody bit !

    Then theres always some drama ,one chap went miles into the bush far from civilisation and then drama someone pinched his battery !what ? He said it was in a very remote area yet someone found his van within a few minutes and pinched his battery ,the even more rediculous bit was he had to walk to the nearest highway to thumb a lift to replace it ,why didnt he get a fricking lift from the bloody film crew filming him ! They must think we are morons! If you look as the prospector turns up theres already sets of tire prints showing another car is there and one of them flying the drone ,if you look really close you can spot the fricking portaloo ,no doubt just out of view is the food wagon so the crew have a nice lunch . whose 'reality' are these programs based on ?




  10. Yes plenty of eccentric people about even today ,it was a nice obituary i can visualise the guy!

    Fishing used to be the top pastime and the amount of makers for both rods and reels shows this.

    If your into old reels get yourself a copy of "fishing reels ,collecting for all" theres two editions hopefully a third appears eventually. Not found anything similar on  rods though but i expect there will be something on lists refined to makers out there ,i like lists !

    Spotted the Chapman list in your link ,my Shelford wasnt listed so i presume it was later ,i bought it in about 66 with money left to me by my gt granny ,i still have it but its shorter the missing bit snapped by a tree and re-whipped so many times nothing but the butt and badge is original!


  11. 3 hours ago, ayjay said:

    OK, so enlighten me. What's the difference between *not ground* and *left over after milling*?


    Update birds still have not touched it ,forgot to pivot camera to see if anything else has but usually, both foxes and badgers visit nightly so it must be bloody bad or it's so tasteless they cannot differentiate between it and surrounding dirt albeit coloured!

    Checked the BB date and its within it so its not years old to make a difference to it ,although dry wheat / grain products have a very long shelf life if stored correctly

  12. Paraffin stove luxury .

    I remember when i was about 5 or 6 being sent down the road to get a gallon of paraffin on tick (who would refuse a kid) and i remember it exactly it had a glass bottle in it which held the fuel ,until the day it caught fire and mum chucking a bowl of water on it.I cant remember it lit after that on reflecting i dont think she had permission from dad to have it

    When my dad came home on leave he got shot of it as he was terrified of fire (later my mum said something happened to him on his ship in the suez crises but never went into detail) so fires were banned until he went back to sea (he was in the navy until i was 9) and then it was burning anything you could find in a tiny fireplace.

    A couple of houses later dad left the navy and the fire place now had coal until a chimney fire after that fires were banned in any form ,i never even saw central heating living with my parents and until our last house and our present house is the only one where it actualy warmed rooms up enough to know it worked

    The first house we had was so cold i was out at night cutting down anything i could find and dragging it home ,my mrs cutting up in the daytime when i was at work ,people dont know how lucky they are today ,hot water coming out a tap still amuses me i never had any until i moved to folkestone at 16 never had a bath in a plumbed in bath until then either!

  13. At least the expensive slate bye product is fire proof but i am sure self entitled idiots would swear these bits of slate cut them to ribbons when they fell into the flower beds to sleep off their drunken state covered in their own **** and vomit as a saturday night out seems to be the norm today ,myself i just fell into nettles and brambles and was to ashamed to tell anyone i didnt sue the council for negligence and post my stupidity on facebook along with several pictures proving my last meal contained corn even if i was to drunk to remember eating it

  14. If only it had enough sauce to put a semblance of flavour in it .

    The picture on the packet is the usual hype ,the amount was tiny even "fluffed up" and despite following the instructions to the millilitre and minute the bits that were not breadcrumbs were still hard after 5 minutes so whatever flavour they contained they closely guarded .

    I can see why they were never heard off in popular culture years ago people were not narcassistic  in enough numbers with access to social media to show they pretended to like it and look down on others who see it for what it is ,the rubbish bits from making pasta that would have been put in the bin or fed to pigs until they bribed some food critic to tell us it was great and forming a market for it .

    A bit like the past when expensive to get rid of bark chippings were sold as valuable decorative garden moisture retainer ,when in fact it encouraged bark eating insects to eat the stem of your plants then quickly rot down encouraging weeds to grow in it whilst black birds chucked it all round the place looking for food

    Now the millions of tons of waste slate have a use replacing the above at even a greater price ,its slightly different it doesnt rot down and not warm enough for insects to love ,the birds dont like the stuff either which is its better side ,its still waste slate though!

  15. Yes words are cheap and government words only second in cheapness to the party in opposition who say many but dont have to back them up at all!

    They would all have to be very hefty generators to pump out enough and they would probably use more fuel to provide the electric that just run a bloody car in the first place

    The electric company replaced our wires to the three homes on the end of it and we had a huge generator between us as big as a car no less ,every day it was duly filled with diesel even then we were warned not to use an instant heat shower it may upset it!

  16. You can taste pot noodles  well at least they dont feel like damp breadcrumbs ,my daughter will be getting 11 of those particular delights hopefully it teaches her a lesson and you found the source of my post lol

  17. Unfortunate the global warming lot are dictating the rules ,leaders need to be on the band wagon to get their votes .You can dictate major infrastructure changes i remember when appliences went from coal gas to natural gas ,it wasnt wanted then it was a hassel but it was forced by circumstances as will be electric vehicles whether they are viable or not!

    On the bright side ancient mainstream bangers will become valuable only new cars will be banned in the first phase!

    There will be work arounds ofcourse gas power conversions theres even cars that only run on leaded fuel out there with clever innovations produced to get around the rules

    Seeing how town gas popped into my head i checked my post was correct (ofcourse it is, it rarely isnt) i thought it started earlier but it seems it started in 67 and ended in 77 ,how did the gas in the pipes know who had the new jets? I presume it was done in chunks with areas only getting one or the other until 77 ?

    I was going to post the python new cooker sketch but its not that funny BUT it did show the over convoluted system mostly union related system we had to endure with workers with designated jobs ,about 1975 we had to have our council house toliet ball cock replaced which couldnt be replaced without removing the systern almost touching the ceiling  ,i kid you not 4 (yes 4) plumbers attended and moved in and out of our 6ft by 3ft toilet in order to take the offending bit of brass out.

    I asked one why so many and he seemed shocked i asked ,ofcourse there had to be a plumber and his mate ,some safety guy looking on as the systern was x feet of the ground and his apprentice .thank christ things have changed an poxy unions no longer have the power of old or when our kitchen was replaced we would had to make tea in urns and get a bigger garden to fit them all in!

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