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Old 28 March 2012, 11:38   #1
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Petrol Strikes ....

So - the PM has initiated PANIC buying .....

As long as I can get the boat in the water and running I am happy not to drive to work ....but I'll drive past it to launch the boat - or is that irresponsible of me ?

Wish I had a diesel boat as the car is virtually on empty but I've got 25L of 2 stroke mixed up ! and only 15l of unleaded in the RIB......Bugger ....
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Old 28 March 2012, 12:16   #2
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As long as I can get the boat in the water and running I am happy not to drive to work ....

Best idea yet! - Will be calling the office tomorrow!
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Old 28 March 2012, 12:18   #3
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I only work 4 miles away and it took me 40 mins to get home tonight beause of the blasted queing on the roads by the panic buyers

Just wait till the shelves are empty in the supermarkets for the same reason
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Old 28 March 2012, 12:19   #4
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I see he's stupidly advising people's store fuel at home as emergency too. What a Tool. I can only imagine the problems hits going to cause
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He is a plonker. Telling people to store fuel. I work 85 miles away from home.
so it hits me hard when I cant get fuel.

But I can stay at home. :-)
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Old 28 March 2012, 12:49   #6
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I only work 4 miles away and it took me 40 mins to get home tonight beause of the blasted queing on the roads by the panic buyers

Just wait till the shelves are empty in the supermarkets for the same reason
Same here Andy - I just happen to have run the car down to 48 miles before it stops ....bad timing - but really politicians need an arse kicking..there isn't even an actual strike yet and they have caused chaos ....

If I cant easily get a little bit tomorrow its going to be a long weekend for me - I need to save what I've got for enjoying myself !
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Tried to fill up at 3 different places today and no diesel left! Been on zero miles for 20 miles now! Got some in the garage for emergencies though.
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I wish all those rushing out would get a grip! It will be at least 7 days before any strike, if they do at all. The chances are you will have to top up the car as normal in that time anyway .....
Storing fuel at home is asking for trouble for Joe Average
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Filled up the wheely bins today just in case. Unleaded in the green one and diesel in the black one.
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Looks like i will be getting the Kayak's out this Easter then
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