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Jun 24th 2022, 11:02 am
Replies: 34
Views: 1,299
Posted By MartynK

Re: Buying a used car

The AA (Automobile Assoication) and RAC (Royal Automobile Club) both offer vehicle inspection services and, I think, background checks (theft, write off, outstanding payments and a few other things)....
Forum: The Lab
Feb 3rd 2022, 7:17 am
Replies: 61
Views: 5,263
Posted By MartynK

Re: Windows 11

I bought my Sony Vaio in 2010 and upgraded it with an SSD and another 4GB of RAM a couple of years ago, because I like it and had no desire to buy a new laptop. Nothing I've seen about W11 strikes me...
Aug 2nd 2021, 7:19 am
Replies: 3,351
Views: 242,269
Posted By MartynK

Re: Formula 1 fans?

Should Lewis Hamilton have been driving at all, if he's suffering from Long Covid? 'Hamilton was visibly struggling physically after the 70-lap race. He was assisted on to the podium, and then...
Jul 23rd 2021, 7:46 am
Replies: 14
Views: 1,530
Posted By MartynK

Re: English, as she is spoke

The first time I heard that one was in South Africa, from a colleague who came from Birmingham in the UK. His version was ' It's better than a poke in the eye with a blunt stick'. Maybe regional...
Jul 10th 2021, 4:35 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 770
Posted By MartynK

Re: One law for us, another for them

I agree that the political 'class' and their fellow travelers seem to exist in a world where corruption, nepotism and greed are more or less tacitly accepted. It's not really a case of one law for...
Jun 28th 2021, 6:25 am
Replies: 248
Views: 10,543
Posted By MartynK

Re: Derek Chauvin trial

Has the possibility of a mistrial been ruled out?

'I'll give you that Congresswoman Waters may have given you something on appeal that may result in this whole trial being overturned," Judge Peter...
Forum: Back Home
Jun 13th 2021, 7:15 am
Replies: 112
Views: 46,058
Posted By MartynK

Re: Back in Scotland

You are probably aware of this now, but it's not just the law governing inheritance that differs. Scots law (both civil and criminal) and the procedures associated with it differ from English law in...
Jun 9th 2021, 8:34 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 1,037
Posted By MartynK

Re: drivers license

I had a very similar experience, and received the new license within about a week.
Forum: The Lab
Mar 31st 2021, 8:45 am
Replies: 16
Views: 1,697
Posted By MartynK

Re: Windows 10 issue.

Do you have a W10 recovery drive? That will remove and reset everything, so make sure you have a backup if you want to follow this route.
Forum: South Africa
Mar 30th 2021, 11:13 am
Replies: 4
Views: 868
Posted By MartynK

Re: Shipping a car to South Africa

As above. The SA forum has been pretty moribund for several years now, but I had a quick look and there are a couple of old threads about shipping/importing vehicles. The moderator is, or used to be,...
Mar 14th 2021, 4:01 pm
Replies: 1,630
Views: 93,434
Posted By MartynK

Re: Harry & Meghan are ‘stepping back’

Yes, that's correct, but she did accept another title (Princess Royal) for herself...
Mar 12th 2021, 7:02 am
Replies: 1,630
Views: 93,434
Posted By MartynK

Re: Harry & Meghan are ‘stepping back’

Career politicians pretending an interest in anything other than self aggrandizement?
Feb 16th 2021, 7:19 am
Replies: 72
Views: 3,897
Posted By MartynK

Re: Knighthood for Nigel Farage?

I agree, providing political parasites don't use rapacious taxes to 'punish' people who are 'wealthy' because of envy, or to curry favour with their support base.



Yes, I agree with this...
Jan 20th 2021, 7:47 am
Replies: 7
Views: 2,656
Posted By MartynK

Re: Moving from Canada back to the UK

That's the joy of it, not the curse. Nothing will ever be the same again...
Jan 17th 2021, 1:44 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 1,110
Posted By MartynK

Re: Darjeeling or Assam ?

I prefer green tea, but Assam before Darjeeling.
Jan 14th 2021, 9:19 am
Replies: 37,824
Views: 1,875,450
Posted By MartynK

re: President Trump.

I think you are overly optimistic.
Jan 14th 2021, 9:17 am
Replies: 5
Views: 963
Posted By MartynK

Re: Scam

Quite likely. The six month issue has been in the news recently.
Jan 11th 2021, 1:34 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 4,211
Posted By MartynK

Re: Hi from Joburg

Sarie, not Sadie...typo?
Jan 5th 2021, 7:27 am
Replies: 63
Views: 3,594
Posted By MartynK

Re: Bring back 'The Stocks'

No, it wasn't. The term was 'coined' to describe anyone who disagrees with you, or holds a different opinion.
Jan 1st 2021, 5:48 pm
Replies: 1,630
Views: 93,434
Posted By MartynK

Re: Harry & Meghan are ‘stepping back’

Why is this going to be interesting?
Forum: The Lab
Dec 27th 2020, 8:00 am
Replies: 5
Views: 1,281
Posted By MartynK

Re: A recent firefox update

That shortcut works perfectly. I don't keep the Bookmarks toolbar showing because I use a 13" laptop and it takes up some space, but it's easy to toggle on and off as required.
Nov 20th 2020, 4:20 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 908
Posted By MartynK

Oct 5th 2020, 12:36 pm
Replies: 1,630
Views: 93,434
Posted By MartynK

Re: Harry & Meghan are ‘stepping back’

I believe the bequests came from his mother and paternal great-grandmother (the Queen Mother). His maternal grandmother was Frances Shand Kydd and I don't think she was in a position to leave him a...
Oct 4th 2020, 8:27 am
Replies: 1,630
Views: 93,434
Posted By MartynK

Re: Harry & Meghan are ‘stepping back’

I doubt if that presents any real problems. He's wealthy, and Meghan's coven should be able to recommend a good tax consultant/lawyer.
Sep 28th 2020, 1:38 pm
Replies: 674
Views: 20,076
Posted By MartynK

Re: Public schools indoctrinating kids

It's Ayn Rand. I'm not seeking to correct you but that makes it easier to find her, and her books, for anyone who isn't familiar with her writing. Interesting and controversial.
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