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Old 29 March 2012, 10:19   #31
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I use a tank a week filled up on tues as normal I won't be joining any queues on principal just hope they all come to there senses before next tues
+1 Went to Sainsbogs this morning, waited about 45 secs in the queue and filled up. I'll go again when the car's empty. If there's fuel I'll put some in, if there isn't, I won't.

Life won't end without it.

What an unfortunate coincidence that a strike is threatened (?) to coincide with the first holiday of the year and the weather's nice. Where's that emocion for to$$ers gone?
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Old 29 March 2012, 11:18   #32
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+1 Went to Sainsbogs this morning, waited about 45 secs in the queue and filled up. I'll go again when the car's empty. If there's fuel I'll put some in, if there isn't, I won't.

Life won't end without it.

What an unfortunate coincidence that a strike is threatened (?) to coincide with the first holiday of the year and the weather's nice. Where's that emocion for to$$ers gone?
That's what we need a 2 fingered emocion been in Manchester all day not a single que come back to home there's either a long que or there shut.
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Old 29 March 2012, 12:18   #33
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Just filled up at Sainsbury's, had to wait about 2min before getting to the pump. 3 chaps were on 'forecourt duty' directing people - so very busy, but moving along nicely.

Went to pay, and overheard the cashiers saying that they'd had a tanker in at 12nn, and they were already running very low.
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Old 29 March 2012, 14:06   #34
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Filled up twice today at Texaco. 250 in Diesel. Waited no time at all. 1 min up the road people were queuing for 15mins + to get it from Sainsbury, where it was 1.3p per litre cheaper. So much so that the police had to attend to direct the traffic!

I thought it better to pay the extra this time,
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Hmmm I once persuaded an aged Merc 8 to take me back to shore somewhat lethargically and with the best blue smoke screen ever when the rescue coordinator man gave me a spare tank of diesel instead of premix. (I now check everything anyone gives me to run a rescue boat on!)

Boat is topped up. I wonder if I can turn that experience round & persuade my diesel car to run on premix?
That made me chuckle, I once filled up a 2CV with diesel and it ran just fine, though it did take about 24 hours for Bournemouth to reappear from the smog .....
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That made me chuckle, I once filled up a 2CV with diesel and it ran just fine, though it did take about 24 hours for Bournemouth to reappear from the smog .....
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Can't say we've seen a difference yet but if the strike goes ahead I can't see how it wont be very bad for us down here at Easter.
So sunny and quiet, wonder what I'll do!
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Just went to fill up car as NORMAL and the 2 local garages had no diesel.
Oh well, will try again tomorrow.
Whilst in one the guy's running the forecourt were saying that the tanker drivers were working extra shifts on overtime, to keep up with demand.
Therefore, IF and only If they go on strike, they will not loose out financially. Classic, only in the UK
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