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Re: Cars

Post by Ethiaa » Mon Jul 30, 2012 11:56 am

What?

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Re: Cars

Post by Rover the Top » Mon Jul 30, 2012 12:21 pm

Motor Insurance Databse. I've mentioned it's a fucking load of crap before. For the past few years, I've had to update a list of our company's fleet whenever we change a vehicle, with threats of fines if I don't. The problem being that the login system doesn't seem to work - the passwords I set up never work when I try to get back in a few months later... :?

However, I've now rung up the 'helpline' and been told it's up to the insurers to update it. Which is fine by me, but it would nice to have been told... if that's actually true.

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Re: Cars

Post by theadore » Mon Jul 30, 2012 9:58 pm

It's weird... because commercial and fleet vehicles are almost never registered. The fines if they do exist aren't proving much of a deterrent.

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Re: Cars

Post by Joe » Wed Aug 08, 2012 12:48 pm

Moved to London for good now.

So NO CAR. :hyper: :hyper: :hyper: :hyper: :hyper: :hyper: :hyper: :hyper: :hyper: :hyper: :hyper: :hyper: :hyper: :hyper: :hyper: :hyper: :hyper: :hyper: :hyper:

And I can cycle pretty much anywhere I need to within 45 minutes.

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Re: Cars

Post by theadore » Wed Aug 08, 2012 12:50 pm

can you get to.... NOT LONDON?

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Re: Cars

Post by Rover the Top » Wed Aug 08, 2012 1:24 pm

theadore wrote:can you get to.... NOT LONDON?
Yeah, and within 45 minutes. Wiggins watch out! :yeahright:

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Re: Cars

Post by Ethiaa » Wed Aug 08, 2012 1:34 pm

Not London is lovely, it's full of Not Londoners for a start.

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Re: Cars

Post by Joe » Wed Aug 08, 2012 2:28 pm

Ethiaa wrote:Not London is lovely, it's full of Not Londoners for a start.
Most people I've bumped into/met have been lovely. Certainly a lower rate of scrote to person come across than I found living in Blackburn.

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Re: Cars

Post by Joe » Wed Aug 08, 2012 2:29 pm

theadore wrote:can you get to.... NOT LONDON?
Megabus goes to all UK cities and most large towns for about £10. If I ever needed to.

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Post by Rover the Top » Wed Aug 08, 2012 2:31 pm

I used Megabus once. I won't make the mistake again.

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Post by Ethiaa » Wed Aug 08, 2012 3:40 pm

Joe wrote:
Ethiaa wrote:Not London is lovely, it's full of Not Londoners for a start.
Most people I've bumped into/met have been lovely. Certainly a lower rate of scrote to person come across than I found living in Blackburn.
That's because it's easier for their mate to lift your wallet if they are being nice to you.

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Re: Cars

Post by Simon » Wed Aug 08, 2012 10:53 pm

Long distance bus travel is horrific. I once got a Greyhound bus from Hollywood to Vegas. Set off an hour late for no apparent reason and went on quite an indirect route.

It did stop at a service station in the middle of the desert where I saw a Rovers fan in a McDonalds.

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Re: Cars

Post by Joe » Thu Aug 09, 2012 2:07 am

Rover the Top wrote:I used Megabus once. I won't make the mistake again.
Been perfectly fine the 4 journeys I've taken in the last few months. About 5-6 hours. Clean. Air-conditioned. Plenty of space. And £5-£10

I guess you fly first class or something since your bad megabus experience.

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Re: Cars

Post by theadore » Thu Aug 09, 2012 2:59 am

I travel everywhere by rickshaw

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Re: Cars

Post by Rover Ryan » Thu Aug 09, 2012 8:09 am

theadore wrote:I travel everywhere by rickshaw
:lol:

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