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Re: Today's "What Gets My Goat" - NO POLITICS!
« Reply #3625 on: 14 September 2020, 12:21:08 PM »
It's overnight when the lower limit becomes silly. No traffic and no pollution.

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« Reply #3626 on: 14 September 2020, 01:59:54 PM »
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« Reply #3627 on: 14 September 2020, 04:04:32 PM »
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All these gimmicks are silly unless every country in the world does it's bit too.


We're racheting everything down whilst others are pumping it out like there's no tomorrow. Which there probably won't be the way they're carrying on
Remember, no politics :evil

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« Reply #3628 on: 14 September 2020, 05:27:04 PM »
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« Reply #3629 on: 14 September 2020, 06:14:56 PM »
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All these gimmicks are silly unless every country in the world does it's bit too.


We're racheting everything down whilst others are pumping it out like there's no tomorrow. Which there probably won't be the way they're carrying on


Remember, no politics



Don't think that's political  :rolleyes

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« Reply #3630 on: 14 September 2020, 06:21:15 PM »
 
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Moderators', can we have every post back to and including #3619 removed due to infringement of the no politics ruling please?. That includes one by each of yourselves @Grahamm & @b1k3rdude BTW.
How do you figure that?


It is a discussion on speed limits.


But you have steered it onto a political discussion.  You seem to be claiming, not for the first time, that the UK need do nothing about climate change. I think your argument is that we are too small, whilst other bigger countries, who emit more, but less in terms of emissions per person, need to do more to reduce their emissions.


Obviously, we have been over this before, and it is clearly a political discussion, whereas speed limits and their effectiveness in reducing pollution/emissions need not be.


I disagree strongly with the point you are, not for the first, making, but to respond to it would be to engage in a political discussion.


So, if you would kindly delete your post number 3626, I will in turn delete my post 3627 pointing out your mistake.
 
 

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« Reply #3631 on: 14 September 2020, 06:32:51 PM »
 
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We're racheting everything down whilst others are pumping it out like there's no tomorrow. Which there probably won't be the way they're carrying on
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Don't think that's political  :rolleyes
Well OK. :eek




Look the UK in terms of CO2 emissions per person is one of the biggest polluters and contributors to global warming.




But of course the biggest emitter of all, per person, is the USA.  But whilst the USA is currently on fire due to rising temperatures, their president Donald Trump is in denial of climate change and refuses to take any action, in fact he is on course to continue to increase CO2 emissions in the USA.




But the reality is that man made climate change is happening and we need to reduce our emissions.




There already is demand for solutions, that demand will increase rapidly over the next decade.  Many complain the cost of reducing emissions  is too high and will damage our economies – whereas the clear reality is that not doing anything will cost many times more.




Where there is demand there is opportunity.  The smart thing to do is to develop the solutions and implement them, in turn becoming world leaders in emission reduction on the road to a carbon neutral economy.  The big economic growth over the next two to three decades will be in the new energy and recycling markets.  Those who have the solutions will sell them round the globe.
 

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« Reply #3632 on: 14 September 2020, 06:58:20 PM »
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« Reply #3633 on: 14 September 2020, 08:09:50 PM »
Why doesn't one of you just start a political thread in 'the naughty corner'? It will on be visible to members, be out of sight of the those who really don't wish to see it, and providing it doesnt turn into a slagging match full of personal insults then can be relatively un moderated?

Just an idea as some of you seem to really want to get your points across (nothing wrong with that) but seems to spill into every other thread that it can. Least with a dedicated out of the way thread you can all get it out of your system 😄👍


As for this thread... what gets my Goat, when the fucking Council decide to dig up 10 different parts of a road at once instead of working on 1 at a time but still only have 3 blokes working on it 🙄

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« Reply #3634 on: 14 September 2020, 08:35:49 PM »
 
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Failing that can you just delete posts #3630 & #3631 as they're the most blatantly political.
You have to PM the moderator(s) if you are not happy.


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Don't think that's political 
But in any case, moderator mtread has declared discussing climate change not political. 



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Why doesn't one of you just start a political thread in 'the naughty corner'?
The naughty corner even exist?  It should be deleted.


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As for this thread... what gets my Goat, when the fucking Council decide to dig up 10 different parts of a road at once instead of working on 1 at a time but still only have 3 blokes working on it 🙄
They have just resurfaced a couple of the streets I ride along to the centre of town.  Done a nice job too.  But that just means the gas/leccy/water company will be along to dig it up any day soon.
 

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« Reply #3635 on: 14 September 2020, 08:47:52 PM »
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« Reply #3636 on: 14 September 2020, 09:38:44 PM »
 
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Yeah I know. You don't need to tell me that. I've already had some of your previous posts deleted after reporting them to the admin in the past ;)

I’ve only ever contacted the mods once –  I was probably a bit hasty (sorry Ogri) but I was upfront and honest about it.  I expressed my displeasure (again perhaps in haste) and was 100% open and upfront about contacting the mods.
 
I’m not even aware of any of my posts being deleted.  I am aware that one post – that was not political – was altered on the back of an anonymous complaint. 
 
I in turn complained that my post has been edited – something that should not, in my view, ever happen.


However I did caution the moderator, whom I have no doubt was trying to their level best, to be wary of potentially doing the bidding of others.


Your statement above demonstrates why we cannot have political discussion here – some people just cannot behave – it is not a discussion for you YamFazFan – it is a game and a competition.
 

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« Reply #3637 on: 14 September 2020, 11:00:31 PM »
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« Reply #3638 on: 14 September 2020, 11:07:21 PM »
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Your lame attempt to feign chivalry doesn't fool me. That I can guarantee you ;) .

The 'Report to moderator facility' is open to all. Feel free to use it. I certainly have where you're concerned :) .

Well I will say no more.  I think your last couple of posts speak clearly of you.

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« Reply #3639 on: 14 September 2020, 11:13:24 PM »
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« Reply #3640 on: 15 September 2020, 08:58:51 AM »
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« Reply #3641 on: 15 September 2020, 11:26:26 AM »
What's getting my goat right now?

People using this thread to grind personal axes...  :rolleyes

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« Reply #3642 on: 15 September 2020, 12:00:28 PM »
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« Reply #3643 on: 15 September 2020, 09:02:59 PM »
Yes, but we are not here to deal with people acting like 12yr olds and using this as their personal sandbox.

If bollox like this keeps appearing in threads, people will find themselves on the end of a temp ban.

Keep it up and be banned period.
 

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« Reply #3644 on: 17 September 2020, 08:34:45 AM »
Yes, but we are not here to deal with people acting like 12yr olds and using this as their personal sandbox.


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« Reply #3645 on: 19 September 2020, 11:18:40 PM »
I know it's been going on forever but drivers who snear at you as if you're a piece of shit as you filter past them.I noticed one wanker in his door mirror yesterday . :finger
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« Reply #3646 on: 20 September 2020, 10:00:51 AM »
 
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I know it's been going on forever but drivers who snear at you as if you're a piece of shit as you filter past them.I noticed one wanker in his door mirror yesterday .
Most drivers are cool and give you room, but there’s always a handful of wankers and you gotta be careful with them.
 

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« Reply #3647 on: 20 September 2020, 12:26:40 PM »
I know it's been going on forever but drivers who snear at you as if you're a piece of shit as you filter past them.I noticed one wanker in his door mirror yesterday . :finger

I gave the coffee bean sign to a biker today (well a scooter rider) who, despite there being an empty fuel pump behind me, pulled in front and parked across my front bumper as I was getting into my car. Impatient focwit that didnt have two braincells to rub together.
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« Reply #3648 on: 20 September 2020, 01:33:25 PM »
I gave the coffee bean sign to a biker today (well a scooter rider) who, despite there being an empty fuel pump behind me, pulled in front and parked across my front bumper as I was getting into my car. Impatient focwit that didnt have two braincells to rub together.

Sadly we live in a world of "foc you I'm alright jack" and they know there's little that will happen to them nowadays.  Back in the day the scooter would have been thrown out of the way and he'd have got a slap had he said anything, so it wouldn't have happened. 

Just another example of the PC world, it's someone else's fault, I'll take no responsibility for actions etc.   :'( :'( as you say just another focwit  :evil



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« Reply #3649 on: 20 September 2020, 04:18:47 PM »
Two sports bikes overtaking and undertaking me as I came off a round about. First came around my outside, but I blocked the second when it tried to under take me. Both Cnuts were on euro plates and mistakenly think they are untraceable...
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