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  2. The force I was in decided that it would be good for what were then called " Community bobbies " to be seen out and about on push bikes, Now I have always hated them but thought fair enough so I collected one from the nick, I lived in a sub station house at the time in a very rough area that I was community policing. In fairness we were not ordered to use a bike but hey ho give it a go. I was pedaling around in a dump called Airedale which only people from Castleford would know and a 999 call came in at the other end of Castleford at an old persons bungalow near the four ways pub and the beat cars at the time were commited so I was asked to attend. I pedalled this friggin heavy sit up and beg bike like billio for the 3 miles including through a red traffic light at King Billy crossroads on a hot sunny day and was sweating like a pig " get it? lol " when I got there!! Old lady was ok having had some scumbag prop man ( police jargon ) at her bungalow who had just left. I rode the bike back to the nick and never got on one again lol. Twas 1979 or 80 iirc.
  3. Spot on. It's an impossible question which is why a very rough ball park figure I reckon is 5k but there are far too many variables to give a complete answer.
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  5. Ive said that on here from day one. all we get daily is the deaths of those ( with ) covid. There will be a hell of a lot who commit suicide who were already on the edge. Violence in the home will rise steeply but the figures will be " massaged " it happens, I have first hand real knowledge of how its done. I am not saying the gov has it wrong or indeed right as its a new one for the whole world but just putting out nonsense figures means diddly squat.
  6. yep, its nowt to do with medical reasons. If it were then the lockdown would be for five years, job done. It is all about what everything in this world is about and that of course is money. So the financial impact of each day of lockdown is far more important than a few deaths as the rich have enough money to get them through anyway. This is costing very serious amounts of dosh.
  7. You and I and the rest of the majority can
  8. Its a good guesstimate to be fair. 1k licence 3k moorings and 1k bits and bobs during the year. Of course it costs much more if we include periodic painting and batteries etc. I dont think the ops question can realy be answered as there are far too many variables but 5k is a good starter.
  9. Yes agreed but I dont think the UK electorate is stoopid. Better the UK to have control rather than unelected from elsewhere but this isnt the politics sub forum so best end it here thinking about it.
  10. I doubt it could Mike. I do see your point but its not the 1930s and Adolf is dead. I think the British electorate are more on the ball than many places, as recently seen in 2016 and again last year. I see nobody at present who could oust our mid right government. The weirdos who keep springing up and have a following for a while are soon seen through and squashed such as Nick Griffin for one.
  11. I fully understand your point but its bunkum ? total and utter scaremongering bunkum.
  12. To do it quickly just realise it will cost more than living in a small house or flat. This is assuming you have ownership. My house always cost me less than my boats have. Remember heating etc is much cheaper in a house.
  13. In answer to that. We need far more cameras and everybodies DNA should be taken at a specified age. It always makes me laugh when people kick back against stuff when they already have passports, driving licences, credit cards and masses of other stuff anyway. Nowt to hide, nowt to worry about.
  14. This is true. I dont " Do " many apps but this one seems good. As for loss of liberty, what bunkum. Nowt to hide, nowt to worry about innitt.
  15. I agree. In a lot of cases its jobs for the boys. But that is the same for many jobs innitt.
  16. Sharp enough to have got himself a salary in excess of 150k a year!!
  17. Surely going for a walk and keeping your distance is less like ly to pass the cold on than going into a shop situation amongst others even if they are keeping their distance? If this happens it will only be because of numpties that keep meeting in parks and beaches etc. Remember homo sapien has many eeejuts amongst it. For more than sixty years we have known that smoking is a stupid thing to do ( It kills million and millions more than this virus ever will ) but people still smoke, unbeleivable but true. Stopping excercise could well be counter productive.
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  19. Its dead simple to keep your self in a spot of isolation. Buy a couple of huge framed generaters and stick one on show at the pointy end and one hanging off the arse end. they dont need to work or indeed you need no fuel. I dont moor anywhere near any boat with a poxy gennie and I am not alone.
  20. The problems are often that they sit proud from the side of the cabin and can be damaged. I like wooden windows and made some for my own boat thirty years ago, you wouldnt want to make them like I did lol. Decent ones though will cost as much as buying off the shelf metal ones with a thermal break.
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  24. Hes in London. In nice parts of the country just travel a couple of hours and fill with water. Never had a problem in over thirty years.
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