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Old 06 January 2010, 04:25   #21
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snowing heavy now in swanwick, trying to work out how to make a drag lift out of the tractor and pto leaf collector for my new ski resort, if this is global warming, bring it on!
Do you have some spare Ski's? I make a mean Snowball when I fall over going down a hill
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Old 06 January 2010, 04:30   #22
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Something like 60% of the country couldn't get to work yesterday.

I managed to drive from Pwllheli (West Coast) to Hull (East Coast) and back in the snow, in an Audi A6 (2 Wheel Drive) with a trailer and RIB Hull.

Motorways were great! no outside lane, but no one on them.

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Old 06 January 2010, 04:37   #23
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Something like 60% of the country couldn't get to work yesterday.

I managed to drive from Pwllheli (West Coast) to Hull (East Coast) and back in the snow, in an Audi A6 (2 Wheel Drive) with a trailer and RIB Hull.

Motorways were great! no outside lane, but no one on them.

That was good going then, I was helping a Jag, Audi, Merc and a couple of Focus's last night. They all had performance tyres on that were useless on the road
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Old 06 January 2010, 04:47   #24
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Do you have some spare Ski's? I make a mean Snowball when I fall over going down a hill
i got spare ski's but not boots, you can try to get your feet in mine, took fiona nearly 2hrs to get from fareham to swanwick last night
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i got spare ski's but not boots, you can try to get your feet in mine, took fiona nearly 2hrs to get from fareham to swanwick last night
Was that because of clogged traffic caused by other cars or because you were in a 2wd car?
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Was that because of clogged traffic caused by other cars or because you were in a 2wd car?
her cars 2wd and she's a fair driver for a woman, oops, no it was just other people
getting the tractor out now to do some lane clearing
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That was good going then, I was helping a Jag, Audi, Merc and a couple of Focus's last night. They all had performance tyres on that were useless on the road
It's the drivers that think by accelerating harder they'll coax the car into movement. They've clearly never had the thought to try and creep off in 2nd gear very slowly.

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.I even offered to tow two people up a steep hill only to find that they have these silly removable towing eye things which they couldn't even find.
I got asked by a colleague to help change their brake light bulb the other day 'cos they couldn't work out how to. After asking whether they'd read the handbook and getting the reply 'no', I said that if they still couldn't do it after reading the book, then I'd be happy to help. Ejits. Too lazy to RTFM. That really annoys me.
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