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Forum: Idle Banter Today, 11:38 AM
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Posted By SV650rules
Re: Smile of the day - What is yours?

That does work with webpages on my Raspberry Pi using Linux and Google Chrome, but it does not work when in a document of Libre Office, but the 'ctrl' and mouse wheel does ( which is the way I...
Forum: Idle Banter Today, 10:09 AM
Replies: 1,315
Views: 235,930
Posted By SV650rules
Re: The Comedy Club - Think up some new jokes

I was annoyed by my wife continually nagging me to stop impersonating a Flamingo, in the end I had to put my foot down !

I recently saw an article on sheepdogs, I found out that deaf sheepdogs...
Forum: Idle Banter 15-02-19, 06:12 PM
Replies: 7,060
Views: 413,612
Posted By SV650rules
Re: Gripe of the day - What is yours?

For banks to give you a loan you have to prove you have enough money not to need it. A bank will give you an umbrella when Sun is shining but if it starts to rain they ask for it back....
Forum: SV Talk, Tuning & Tweaking 14-02-19, 03:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 277
Posted By SV650rules
Re: 650 twin spark - tough starting the morning after

Could be unburnt fuel condensing and basically triggering the hydrocarbon sensor in CAT.

This happens on cars and the fix is to fully press accelerator while spinning engine over, which opens...
Forum: Idle Banter 14-02-19, 12:00 PM
Replies: 1,315
Views: 235,930
Posted By SV650rules
Re: The Comedy Club - Think up some new jokes

I saw some second hand playing cards for sale at a Casino, I ordered them but after two weeks they had not been delivered - anyway when I phoned the Casino they said they were still dealing with my...
Forum: Idle Banter 13-02-19, 03:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 214
Posted By SV650rules
Re: car buying conundrum

At least you know the cars history and how it has been driven, which is worth a lot, you could maybe get something cheaper that will not be reliable and could easily cost you more than the price...
Forum: Idle Banter 07-02-19, 03:58 PM
Replies: 3,768
Views: 265,599
Posted By SV650rules
Re: Smile of the day - What is yours?

Being a BMW it needs the ability to overtake in dangerous places and park in disabled bays. Will it always use the BMW lane on motorways? Didn't Honda do the self driving bit on a motorbike years...
Forum: Idle Banter 07-02-19, 10:39 AM
Replies: 7,060
Views: 413,612
Posted By SV650rules
Re: Gripe of the day - What is yours?

Most wi-fi devices like phones, PDA and computers have an 'auto log on' as an option when a wi-fi source you have used before comes within range, they remember the network name and password. For...
Forum: Idle Banter 01-02-19, 10:30 AM
Replies: 1,315
Views: 235,930
Posted By SV650rules
Re: The Comedy Club - Think up some new jokes

https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/articles/4zPVvmSPfsPMV3TjkHg16sD/50-hilarious-cuttings-from-the-news-quiz?intc_type=promo&intc_location=news&intc_campaign=hilariousnewscuttings&intc_linkname=radio4_r...
Forum: Idle Banter 31-01-19, 07:28 PM
Replies: 7,060
Views: 413,612
Posted By SV650rules
Re: Gripe of the day - What is yours?

Spray furniture polish, GT85 and armor all plastic treatment all stop doors sticking in icy weather.

I also use rainex on side windows ( don't use it on windscreen as it causes smearing when...
Forum: Idle Banter 31-01-19, 04:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 226
Posted By SV650rules
Re: Euthanasia, should we ?

Nothing worse than watching someone suffer when there is no hope of things getting better. It is a fine line though, and having the 'service' available may put pressure on people who 'don't want to...
Forum: Idle Banter 31-01-19, 04:10 PM
Replies: 7,060
Views: 413,612
Posted By SV650rules
Re: Gripe of the day - What is yours?

I use the Comma X-treme -26C in cars, don't even bother with anything less than -15 as it will freeze at just below zero. The methanol evaporates off and then it freezes.

You can add Methylated...
Forum: Idle Banter 30-01-19, 03:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 443
Posted By SV650rules
Re: Russian TU-22M3 bomber crash last week

Is that the upgrades paid for by Germany / EU buying Russian gas, no wonder Trump was concerned about Germany giving money to Russia instead of NATO.
Forum: Bikes - Talk & Issues 30-01-19, 11:28 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 342
Posted By SV650rules
Re: 250cc V twin (Chinese)

Narrow angle V twins are notorious for vibration, although on a small engine it may not be too bad. Some say the Ducati, Honda and Suzuki V twins are actually 'L' twins because of 90 degree angle, ...
Forum: Idle Banter 29-01-19, 03:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 443
Posted By SV650rules
Re: Russian TU-22M3 bomber crash last week

That plane has the look of a General dynamics F111 about it, particularly the nose and cockpit, I know the F111 is smaller with crew of 2.

I guess with lack of money in Russia their military...
Forum: Idle Banter 28-01-19, 09:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 443
Posted By SV650rules
Re: Russian TU-22M3 bomber crash last week

Seemed to be approaching the ground very fast, maybe due to visual conditions the pilot could not clearly see the ground and landed before he thought he was going to, did not notice the plane...
Forum: Idle Banter 28-01-19, 07:27 PM
Replies: 290
Views: 6,552
Posted By SV650rules
Re: Quote of the day (sorry, Brexit related)

My brother just wrote to his local MP, who is pushing for a 'peoples vote ' on Brexit despite representing a constituency that voted over 60% for leave.

He just asked her to think about how she...
Forum: Idle Banter 27-01-19, 01:41 PM
Replies: 7,060
Views: 413,612
Posted By SV650rules
Re: Gripe of the day - What is yours?

There was a tv documentary on deliveroo a few nights ago, seems their deliveries are not what they seem. People order from what they think is a local place but your food can come from an unlicensed...
Forum: Idle Banter 23-01-19, 05:49 PM
Replies: 290
Views: 6,552
Posted By SV650rules
Re: Quote of the day (sorry, Brexit related)

The whole point ( which you wilfully missed as usual ) is that project fear has been tried at least twice before by the great and the good and proved to be a complete fabrication - which reflects on...
Forum: Idle Banter 23-01-19, 04:28 PM
Replies: 290
Views: 6,552
Posted By SV650rules
Re: Quote of the day (sorry, Brexit related)

The same people who were behind project fear 2016 were the ones in 1980's who supported the ERM ( exchange rate mechanism ) which was a massive mistake and crashed and burned soon after, they also...
Forum: Idle Banter 23-01-19, 02:29 PM
Replies: 290
Views: 6,552
Posted By SV650rules
Re: Quote of the day (sorry, Brexit related)

Only if you accept that project fear claims that after leave vote that unemployment would go through the roof, house prices would crash pound would drop like a stone and all the other unfounded...
Forum: Idle Banter 23-01-19, 12:32 PM
Replies: 290
Views: 6,552
Posted By SV650rules
Re: Quote of the day (sorry, Brexit related)

Interesting article contrasting remain and leave voters, seems remainers are 'little europeans' who are ignoring the rest of the planet..
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Forum: Bikes - Talk & Issues 22-01-19, 11:57 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,415
Posted By SV650rules
Re: Enfield Continental GT

https://www.cartoq.com/maruti-eeco-adventure-edition/

They put the Enfield on a dyno to check official figures..
Forum: Idle Banter 20-01-19, 11:48 AM
Replies: 7,060
Views: 413,612
Posted By SV650rules
Re: Gripe of the day - What is yours?

Maybe Gmail hates people attaching files as it takes up space on their servers, so make function harder to use....
Forum: Idle Banter 19-01-19, 09:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 227
Posted By SV650rules
Re: Worrying!

He may well be the ' half blood prince'
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