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by Lurkalot
Thu Oct 08, 2020 7:55 am
Forum: News
Topic: Brexit process
Replies: 5662
Views: 336175

At present the best investment is probably a modest sized house in a good location the investor can live in. That would be a "good use" of their money. My own house was £180,000 when i brought it and is now valued at between 330-350,000 , my parents brought theirs for £8000 , i inherite...
by Lurkalot
Wed Sep 02, 2020 6:22 pm
Forum: Website News
Topic: Are we back to normal?
Replies: 7
Views: 463

After a glitch on another forum i use that saw everyone get a message saying they were banned for spamming i began to get a little paranoid when i couldnt find powerswitch either...
by Lurkalot
Sat Aug 22, 2020 6:36 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Stock markets hit record high today
Replies: 105
Views: 4722

Very frugal of you to save up the whole cost of your first house. Were you paying rent and raising a family at the same time? . Frugal , one of the nicer terms used to describe me . Thanks for that. As it was until the age of 27, 28 i was living with my parents and paying board which would equate t...
by Lurkalot
Sat Aug 22, 2020 9:19 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Stock markets hit record high today
Replies: 105
Views: 4722

the election in November as at present it looks like a Democrat landslide VT , i seem to recall a few years ago you said that people voted for Trump not because they liked him but because they disliked Clinton more. Apologises if i'm confusing you with someone else. Shortly after Biden was confirme...
by Lurkalot
Sat Aug 22, 2020 9:08 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Stock markets hit record high today
Replies: 105
Views: 4722

(, points ,condenser and sp wires). Showing your age there, VT!! Today the median income comes to $37.50 /hr so in 1300 hrs you can afford a vehicle costing $50K and that vehicle will last 15 years and 250,000 miles or more. and get double the gas mileage and tires and other wear parts last three t...
by Lurkalot
Thu Jul 09, 2020 7:40 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: New coronavirus in/from China
Replies: 7915
Views: 247924

This will cheer you all up: https://off-guardian.org/2020/06/27/covid19-pcr-tests-are-scientifically-meaningless/ I had a letter from the NHS asking me to take part in a random test and survey. I took the swab test and received the results early this week. It was negative and i also had a covering ...
by Lurkalot
Fri Apr 03, 2020 10:04 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: New coronavirus in/from China
Replies: 7915
Views: 247924

[quote="vtsnowedin] Yes about all a thief will bother to pick themselves are sweetcorn, tomatoes and the occasional pumpkin or squash. :wink:[/quote] A couple of years ago i did watch a young guy pull an almond off the tree . It overhangs the path a little and i saw him looking at them on the t...
by Lurkalot
Fri Apr 03, 2020 9:59 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: New coronavirus in/from China
Replies: 7915
Views: 247924

vtsnowedin wrote:I built a three foot by two foot cold frame for my daughter. Sized to fit the old widow in hand. :cry:
Hoping that's a typo or should we offer condolences?
by Lurkalot
Thu Apr 02, 2020 6:25 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: New coronavirus in/from China
Replies: 7915
Views: 247924

Any suggestions for other easily overlooked food crops? ] On the front garden i have chard , wild strawberries , sorrel , chives , rosemary ,good king henry ,Jerusalem artichokes, an almond tree and a few other herbs too in an "unordered" manner. As an experiment a couple of years ago i p...
by Lurkalot
Wed Apr 01, 2020 5:29 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: New coronavirus in/from China
Replies: 7915
Views: 247924

So does anyone know anyone who has had classic severe symptoms? Not white helmet videos - actually know? And I don't mean some living dead 86 yr old waiting for the end date. I am a rural town so maybe I don't see the city picture. Up to now i'd only heard second hand rumours and stories of "t...
by Lurkalot
Wed Mar 11, 2020 9:25 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: New coronavirus in/from China
Replies: 7915
Views: 247924

Vortex2 wrote:Social unrest & criminality

Does anyone else take rioting, looting and social unrest as being unavoidable in the next few weeks?
Perhaps. If confronted by a mob of looters probably best to start sneezing and coughing wildly. :D
by Lurkalot
Sun Mar 08, 2020 1:28 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: New coronavirus in/from China
Replies: 7915
Views: 247924

That's part of the thing that's confusing me if i'm honest. Either that 3000 figure is close to the correct number or china has seriously massaged the numbers and they have a death toll in the tens if not hundreds of thousands and have managed to succesfully cover it up. We were also discussing the...
by Lurkalot
Sun Mar 08, 2020 9:50 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: New coronavirus in/from China
Replies: 7915
Views: 247924

That's part of the thing that's confusing me if i'm honest. Either that 3000 figure is close to the correct number or china has seriously massaged the numbers and they have a death toll in the tens if not hundreds of thousands and have managed to succesfully cover it up. We were also discussing the ...
by Lurkalot
Sun Mar 08, 2020 9:20 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: New coronavirus in/from China
Replies: 7915
Views: 247924

Chris Martenson's latest vid showed a logical way to calculate the figures. Take the deaths, and divide by deaths plus recovered. Ie, only consider those that have completed their 'clinical course'. Graun live feed - The total number of confirmed cases of coronavirus in Italy has risen to 5,883 fro...
by Lurkalot
Sat Feb 08, 2020 8:32 pm
Forum: Transport
Topic: Are we on the brink of an electric car revolution?
Replies: 461
Views: 78850

One argument that constantly comes up is a lack of infrastructure , not enough charging points and so on and i do have to ask why we adopted ICE vehicles in the first place , after all we had no infrastructure for them , no petrol stations or workshops to repair them , unsuitable roads and they were...