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Dartagnan

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  • Gender
    Male
  • Location
    Currently suffering with house fever
  • Interests
    Anything to do with boats and water.
    Travel

Previous Fields

  • Occupation
    Doing as little as possible
  • Boat Name
    Nellie
  • Boat Location
    Harefield

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  1. You never know you may well meet Boris dad in there as he appears to be ignoring his sons advice as he wants to catch it and get it over with 😂😂
  2. In reality this is just the start. in a pandemic people panic but the next stage is an economic crisis. people start to hoard cash and stop spending which naturally causes problems for businesses who then lay off staff and the situation worsens as people see this and hoard more cash. I could extrapolate this argument but I think most people can work out where I’m going with this. in due course the governments around the world will deposit cash into people’s account to try and kickstart the economy. As most governments will print extra money for this purpose it’s not as bad as if just one country was printing money.
  3. A little ditty I read many years ago. ”Don’t take life too seriously. Nobody gets out alive anyway.” along with ”live today as if it’s your last because one day it will be” etc etc etc
  4. It is a particular species of bat. Due to my memory issues I am unable to recal the name of the species or any other detail. Poor memory is extremely helpful in times such as these. You tend to forget all types of useless information and rumour 😁
  5. Bilt Hamber are a well respected company producing good products and certainly no where near the horrendous prices that some of the detailing companies charge. Personally I haven’t used them but see good reviews on a frequent basis when reading the motoring forums (detailing world is one0.
  6. As per normal I received the usual Bank Holiday emails for offers and one of which was Eurocarparts . They had a toolbox which contained most of the small tools that I would use. Again as is normal the original selling price was hugely inflated but the selling price now was about right. So off I go and do my online research and as expected there were similar items on eBay at around the same price. I then receive an email from Halfords. ‘Flash Sale’ it screamed. So I look at the tools boxes and low and behold there is one for £87 on top of which you can deduct 10%. Underneath the description in light grey I saw a note which stated that the price had changed in the intervening period. So to make things easy let’s say the purchase price now is £80. I would like to say I was surprised when I saw in the review section that it had previously been purchased for £50 by some customers but knowing Halfords I wasn’t surprised! I then decided to have some fun with their on line chat (I know sad life I lead). The customer advisor tried everything to wiggle out of directly answering my question which was what prices had the item previously sold for. The best they could come up with was £70 (after numerous attempts I explained that I understood that inflation can be an issue but £50 to £87 I thought was excessive and that even if Jeremy was elected PM I would not expect inflation of that magnitude. Of course the clown had to ask where I got the £50 price from and naturally I directed him to the comments section. His reply was ‘is there anything else that he could help me with ??. Not even a denial Now I don’t actually need all the tools on the eurocarparts website as I already have them and many more but my issue is they are all spread around in different containers. I would just like them in a convenient container. I may still buy the tool box and leave it onboard and probably have 3 of everything ? I just wont be buying it from Halfraud
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  8. Yup I noticed those words. I would suggest that every vehicle is bullet resistant but that the amount of said resistance is dependent upon what measures are taken to increase the level of resistance. If it is actually armoured I would hate to have to pay the fuel bill. I suppose that advert will appeal to the local drug dealers ?
  9. What a great article. I was lucky enough to be able to buy a cabin stool that he painted and I absolutely love it. The colours are so vivid and each time I look at it I notice more of the detail. I am unable to account for why I admire good canal art but I just enjoy looking at it and admiring the skill of those who created it.
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  12. Dartagnan

    Who Me?

    I haven't resolved it yet. Im convinced he's not a true lab as he won't even walk in a puddle ?
  13. Er it was a skip. I have been on boats that were more stable and steered better ? I now subscribe to Readly the online app for magazines. I think its great but I do prefer the paper version of magazines probably because its a tactile thing.
  14. Dartagnan

    Who Me?

    She looks like trouble ? An absolutely beautiful looking girl. Enjoy your new best friend.
  15. Congratulations and well done for taking the bull by the horns. I say (tongue in cheek) that when I had mine it was the best thing that happened to me! I found it truly liberating and like a huge weight had been lifted off my shoulders. No more what ifs or buts just the realisation that I should make the most of life and enjoy it whilst I could. I got cancer two years later but obviously survived and it definitely made me think how lucky I am. Rather than be on my death bed and think 'I wish I had done that' I would rather have the opportunity to think 'I wish I hadn't done that' whilst I'm still alive and kicking ? Oh and remember there's no pockets in shrouds and there certainly aint no point in being the richest man in the graveyard! I genuinely wish you the very best and hope that you both thoroughly enjoy your 'new' life. Martin
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