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Forum: Bikes - Talk & Issues 10-12-18, 10:12 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 670
Posted By timwilky
Re: the rights of the citizen versus society

I have friends (and family) that were teenage scroats and rode the system. But in that time the system had an end. Borstal. None went back.
Forum: Idle Banter 06-12-18, 08:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 162
Posted By timwilky
Re: Happy Birthday Britains first Motorway

Yup, worked on a restoration and the owner decided to have a sneaky test. Brought it back on a truck and start again.
The saying was something like turns the curves on a motorway into bends.
Forum: Idle Banter 05-12-18, 02:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 162
Posted By timwilky
Happy Birthday Britains first Motorway

Today, the M6 round preston, AKA the Preston bypass turns 60. Opened by Harold McMillan who was the first to travel on it in an Austin Sheerline
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Forum: Idle Banter 05-12-18, 09:56 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 132
Posted By timwilky
Re: Happy Birthday Steve_God

Nobody admits going to yorkshire from anywhere!
Forum: Idle Banter 05-12-18, 09:14 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 833
Posted By timwilky
Re: 1 million versus 1 billion

You damn colonials inventing your own units of measure!
Many years ago I worked for a truck manufacturer and had to perform "Type Approval" testing.


One of these being rollover testing of fuel...
Forum: Idle Banter 27-11-18, 04:46 PM
Replies: 6,791
Views: 394,689
Posted By timwilky
Re: Gripe of the day - What is yours?

Remember the poem by Pam Ayres... I wish I looked after me teeth.

Well I did, but a poor selection of dentists over the years. The four extractions this month have all been failed crowns. Some not...
Forum: Idle Banter 27-11-18, 11:13 AM
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Views: 394,689
Posted By timwilky
Re: Gripe of the day - What is yours?

2 more extractions, tender and considering the two from the other week haven't healed yet I cannot eat either side of my mouth now.

December will be a brilliant weight loss month.
Forum: Idle Banter 26-11-18, 08:59 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 833
Posted By timwilky
Re: 1 million versus 1 billion

I upset a mate who was taking the P out of my pronunciation of garage. As in garaarge, where he says it is garige.


His comment was, "you wouldn't call a fridge a frage". "No I would call it a...
Forum: Idle Banter 26-11-18, 08:46 AM
Replies: 6,791
Views: 394,689
Posted By timwilky
Re: Gripe of the day - What is yours?

Dare not say anything, wife saw the rear end surgeon yesterday (Yes on a Sunday) who has taken some of her worries away. Not bad NHS, 6 days after going to her GP and being told he will refer her...
Forum: Idle Banter 24-11-18, 09:53 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 1,391
Posted By timwilky
Re: the mood in your area

Here in the impoverished north where we have never seen any benefit of EU membership, it is hardly surprising that Brexit went the way it did. It was a protest, the politicians of all houses were not...
Forum: Idle Banter 15-11-18, 03:27 PM
Replies: 6,791
Views: 394,689
Posted By timwilky
Re: Gripe of the day - What is yours?

Only 24 hours in a day. yet my bosses seem to think I can fit 36 hours to a working day.

I have too many concurrent projects and not permitted to take on any junior PMs to run the business as...
Forum: Idle Banter 14-11-18, 06:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 262
Posted By timwilky
Re: Schrader valve

Can I have a quarter of licororice torpedos please.
How many grams is that?
Forum: Idle Banter 06-11-18, 11:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 210
Posted By timwilky
new bike thoughts

So I am getting to the point where the little GSXR is well past its sell buy. even if it sailed through its mot last month.

I am looking, new gixers are silly money and TBH I don't need that...
Forum: Idle Banter 06-11-18, 12:19 PM
Replies: 6,791
Views: 394,689
Posted By timwilky
Re: Gripe of the day - What is yours?

Well it ran 30 mins late as they had to use the downstairs surgery where I was scheduled for an oap who could not mange the stairs to the one where she was scheduled. I saw the upstairs chap come...
Forum: Idle Banter 06-11-18, 10:15 AM
Replies: 6,791
Views: 394,689
Posted By timwilky
Re: Gripe of the day - What is yours?

Toothwrights in 45 mins.
a month ago "Book a followup appointment, you need those 3 broken stumps extracting and two fillings"

Not looking forward to this.
Forum: Bikes - Talk & Issues 01-11-18, 09:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 892
Posted By timwilky
Re: RST heated gloves

I have a pair of Biketek heated gloves. Unsightly as they look like old fashioned gauntlets and lack the protection of my normal kevlar braced gloves. but for those dry cold days in winter they are...
Forum: Idle Banter 22-10-18, 02:23 PM
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Views: 394,689
Posted By timwilky
Re: Gripe of the day - What is yours?

will be toasty were I go. Sodding off to the sun to live out my days once I retire. Come back skint and tell the welfare to house me and send someone to wipe my ass/feed me.
Forum: Idle Banter 22-10-18, 02:20 PM
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Views: 394,689
Posted By timwilky
Re: Gripe of the day - What is yours?

My dad changed his will 3 days before he died, instead of the estate going to his children, the lot went to his wife.


They had been together since she was our baby sitter in 1964 and they...
Forum: Idle Banter 22-10-18, 10:38 AM
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Views: 394,689
Posted By timwilky
Re: Gripe of the day - What is yours?

I have bought an asbestos suit case. It is all going with me.
Forum: Idle Banter 08-10-18, 04:21 PM
Replies: 6,791
Views: 394,689
Posted By timwilky
Re: Gripe of the day - What is yours?

;)

I am getting slow or too polite it took me 2 seconds of thought to work that one out. But one F missing. Flying
Forum: Idle Banter 08-10-18, 12:15 PM
Replies: 6,791
Views: 394,689
Posted By timwilky
Re: Gripe of the day - What is yours?

Failed the OCD test and had another telling off from the daughter.


Crime :- I hung out half a dozen towels to dry rather than follow instruction and bung them in the tumble dryer. You can...
Forum: Idle Banter 08-10-18, 12:05 PM
Replies: 6,791
Views: 394,689
Posted By timwilky
Re: Gripe of the day - What is yours?

I once failed a credit check trying to get a mobile phone contract. Own my own house. 30 grand in the current account. 50 grand available on my credit cards. People try to throw interest free credit...
Forum: Idle Banter 03-10-18, 02:16 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,239
Posted By timwilky
Re: Central Heating Boilers:

We have a Worcester,at two years old. The plastic pipes were dripping, service tech tried to tighten them and the joint disintegrated. A few years later it starts to act up. Because the control board...
Forum: Idle Banter 24-09-18, 10:22 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 336
Posted By timwilky
Re: Painting a metal gate

Starting point. Take them to your local sand blaster and get him to strip them back to shiny. Personally I would spray with 2 pack, but usual warnings apply. I have an air fed mask but you can use...
Forum: Idle Banter 18-09-18, 10:56 PM
Replies: 6,791
Views: 394,689
Posted By timwilky
Re: Gripe of the day - What is yours?

One of my colleagues was critisised for his foul feet on his annual appraisal and fumed. He knew they were bad, his socks soaked in a bucket in the garage before going in the wash. His wife was a...
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