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May 25th 2018, 5:28 pm
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Posted By plasticbag_uk

Changes to the forum.

What have you done to this forum ? You have made really bad changes, it takes ages to scroll or do anything, it used to be really good but in it's modified form it drives me mad.
May 25th 2018, 5:24 pm
Replies: 7,634
Views: 445,556
Posted By plasticbag_uk

Re: Let's talk about cars

We have 3 vehicles, A Jeep Wrangler, bright yellow soft top with huge off road tyres and a lift. A classic Pontiac Sunbird convertible which I bought for my stepson to drive to college in (which he...
May 12th 2018, 7:50 pm
Replies: 62
Views: 4,707
Posted By plasticbag_uk

Re: Trucks... Who has what?

Not that I can help with your request but I like the Hesketh Racing avatar ;) I spent lots of time with the team in my youth, James Hunt was a friend and I was proud when he won the Daily Express...
May 7th 2018, 10:43 pm
Replies: 25
Views: 2,273
Posted By plasticbag_uk

Re: OUTRAGED! at the site modifications!

I hate it, everything scrolls slower, it take ages for each thread to load.
May 7th 2018, 1:02 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 888
Posted By plasticbag_uk

Re: Chrysler 200 - Anyone have one?

Chrysler, Dodge and Chevy are all garbage, they all have body rot within 6 years, the depreciation is huge as each year passes. Buy a Honda, our Honda Pilot is now 12 years old and not a spot of rust...
May 7th 2018, 2:59 am
Replies: 62
Views: 4,707
Posted By plasticbag_uk

Re: Trucks... Who has what?

Here's mine LOL


129974

Because it's a 'Truck' all the others are pick ups :D
Apr 28th 2018, 12:34 am
Replies: 3
Views: 852
Posted By plasticbag_uk

Pension help ?

I am sure a lot of you have had emails and other spam sent to you offering help getting your UK pensions or transferring funds from the UK. You don't need help from any of these organisations. I have...
Apr 28th 2018, 12:19 am
Replies: 32
Views: 3,479
Posted By plasticbag_uk

Re: I've always wanted to visit Wyoming

Driven across Wyoming many times, it is so boring to drive through LOL.
Once I was team driving with another English driver on I-80 we had a twin screen DVD player and watched Formula 51 with one...
Apr 28th 2018, 12:16 am
Replies: 10
Views: 1,069
Posted By plasticbag_uk

Re: An update from an old BritEx member

Welcome back Simon, I recently came back again under a new name, I was Pat Hasler, nice to see you are ok :)
Apr 14th 2018, 7:14 pm
Replies: 100
Views: 10,569
Posted By plasticbag_uk

Re: Anyone used Norwegian Air?

According to BBC news yesterday the group that owns British Airways wants to buy the company.
Forum: USA
Apr 14th 2018, 7:08 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 3,407
Posted By plasticbag_uk

Re: Depositing HMRC refund cheque in US Bank

Contrary to one post here, you will not loose out in huge fee's, I have had a few tax rebate cheques from HMRC, there was no shortage except for the difference in the exchange rate. You will have to...
Forum: USA
Apr 14th 2018, 7:03 pm
Replies: 45
Views: 3,835
Posted By plasticbag_uk

Re: Health Insurance

LOL. My bill for my first 2 nights in hospital last year was $48,000.00. The total bill so far is over half a million dollars. No way I can ever pay that unless I win the lottery LOL
Forum: USA
Apr 14th 2018, 7:00 pm
Replies: 45
Views: 3,835
Posted By plasticbag_uk

Re: Health Insurance

Ha ha ha, I think so also. Our health insurance which is basically rubbish costs me $160.00 a month. I have cancer of the blood and receive oral chemotherapy which I take every day, it costs a...
Forum: USA
Apr 12th 2018, 12:37 am
Replies: 10
Views: 1,543
Posted By plasticbag_uk

Re: Renewing U.K. passport and driving licence

You can only renew a UK licence if you are residing in the UK, I have tried renewing my UK HGV licence and was refused but you don't need it when going over anyway, I return every couple of years and...
Forum: USA
Apr 12th 2018, 12:05 am
Replies: 6
Views: 857
Posted By plasticbag_uk

Re: Immigrating to USA, wife re-entering the UK as a visitor (previous UK spousal vis

When you visit the UK there should be no problem, my entire American family come with me when I go back for visits, I even take them through the UK citizens line at passport control, they produce...
Apr 11th 2018, 11:56 pm
Replies: 84
Views: 5,745
Posted By plasticbag_uk

Re: Enjoying the winter storms?

Totally sick to the hilt of the winter storms. This morning (April 11th) driving up I-89 in Vermont in snow and 6 degrees of frost. I hate winters in the north east USA.
Apr 11th 2018, 11:53 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 954
Posted By plasticbag_uk

Re: Car insurance, driving other cars.

In most cases your insurance covers you when driving another vehicle, I have been stopped and checked by state police a few times due to a lamp being out or some other small problem, when I have...
Apr 7th 2018, 5:38 pm
Replies: 84
Views: 5,745
Posted By plasticbag_uk

Re: Enjoying the winter storms?

Yesterday April 6th I was in a heavy snow storm on the MA turnpike. I am getting sick of winter.
Apr 7th 2018, 5:36 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 966
Posted By plasticbag_uk

Re: Land border by mistake

I drive a food tanker for a living and it involves going into Canada quite often, obviously carrying cargo is far different to just visiting or otherwise, we now have 'E' manifests for whatever we...
Mar 30th 2018, 3:50 pm
Replies: 45
Views: 3,286
Posted By plasticbag_uk

Re: Parkers Fish & Chips

Useful comments on here, we often order pies and other food from Parkers but have not trusted the fish and chips, from what I read here they seem quite good. The nearest real fish and chip shop to...
Mar 30th 2018, 3:43 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 953
Posted By plasticbag_uk

Re: National Guard - Should I?

The National Guard is supposed to be about homeland defence but in this area it seems to be a way to get young kids to go to the Middle east and die in action, several kids from the Vermont National...
Mar 30th 2018, 3:40 pm
Replies: 22
Views: 1,899
Posted By plasticbag_uk

Re: Bangs head on wall

Travelling back to the UK can be a sod when banks are concerned. I now make sure I notify all banks and credit card companies well before going. A couple of years back we rented a car from Avis at...
Forum: USA
Mar 8th 2018, 11:18 pm
Replies: 35
Views: 2,587
Posted By plasticbag_uk

Re: Driving in the US

Your international licence will be worthless here, take the driving test and be done with it. You can drive on your UK licence for at least 30 days.
Forum: USA
Mar 8th 2018, 11:12 pm
Replies: 58
Views: 3,990
Posted By plasticbag_uk

Re: Car for new immigrant

My first job in this country was a salesman for the main Ford dealer in our area. I did learn this .... You will need to obtain a US driving licence to lease or buy a new car, your UK licence will...
Mar 4th 2018, 1:03 am
Replies: 32
Views: 2,845
Posted By plasticbag_uk

Re: Latest on ACA / Obamacare

Medicare are not going to help with my $16k a month prescription, I have researched the costs of obtaining the chemo I am now getting, I have been advised I will have to basically beg for help from...
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