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Old 17 April 2010, 11:59   #1
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If I had a larger Rib I know what I would be doing today & tomorrow

A freind of mine has just offered me a very reasonable sum of money to collect 3 people from Cherbourg back to Blighty tomorrow if they can't get a ferry tonight

If I had a big rib I think I would have been "ambulance chasing" over on t'other side of the channel for the last couple of days. Perfect weather for it too !

At 500 per head you cant really complain !

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Old 17 April 2010, 12:25   #2
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a friend of mine jokingly asked me to collect him from Dublin!!
so i think the trade would definitely be there...
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Old 17 April 2010, 12:42   #3
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I'd advise against this as accepting money in exchange for lifts will be seen as commercial activity by your insurance company who will drop you like a stone if something goes wrong.
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I'd advise against this as accepting money in exchange for lifts will be seen as commercial activity by your insurance company who will drop you like a stone if something goes wrong.
agreed but there are plenty of commercial guys on here with "big ribs" who could earn a packet if they have the right coding
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I'm Game !!!
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agreed but there are plenty of commercial guys on here with "big ribs" who could earn a packet if they have the right coding
is there a problem getting a foot passenger seat on the ferries?
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Old 17 April 2010, 14:35   #7
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is there a problem getting a foot passenger seat on the ferries?
presumably if Chris is being asked to collect people
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is there a problem getting a foot passenger seat on the ferries?
Yes, radio 5 earlier passing on requests for no more foot passengers at one of the major ports, Dover I think.
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A pal of mine did Eastbourne to Boulogne and back this morning, reckons he earned enough money to pay this years boating costs, and NO, he's not coded!
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My freind could only get over if they paid their french taxi driver to join them as they had to be in a car !!
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