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  1. Boris Johnson in historic phone call with European Commission President!

    In the oven. We hold all the cards. British fish! Tea and Jam Boom.

    DOWN TO THE WIRE (Again)

    Brexit stalemate: Boris Johnson and Ursula Von Der Leyen seek to break trade deal deadlock - BBC News
  2. You are paying the agency 16% to outsource your...

    You are paying the agency 16% to outsource your sales & ongoing customer retention/admin to them. They are also factoring your invoice.

    Factoring 90 days is not cheap. Salesmen are not cheap.
    ...
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    There will be a trade deal with Callaway that...

    There will be a trade deal with Callaway that will eclipse all tasty food & drink products.
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    Impressive if your portfolio is 100k, not so much...

    Impressive if your portfolio is 100k, not so much if it is 1M.
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    These are fair points you make. It relies on...

    These are fair points you make. It relies on industry making the changes; in the meanwhile lower end family sized EVs with 150 miles range hover around 30k, which is way out of the price...
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    Electric cars are not better for the environment...

    Electric cars are not better for the environment than used ICE cars once they have been manufactured.
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    He said decent.

    He said decent.
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    I am extremely pleased for you. Worst time of...

    I am extremely pleased for you. Worst time of year in the worst year ever for contracting. You have done well.

    :banana::banana:
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    Don't buy a car.

    Yet.

    The repossessions start at the beginning of next year and the bailiffs are eager.


    91% of new cars in the UK are financed.
    1 in 8 cars are Motability owned so figure is actually...
  10. I know. I have the misfortune of having known him...

    I know. I have the misfortune of having known him for years (something something Click Air were a client). The damage he did to BA will never be undone.

    Unless you spend more time in the Caribbean.
  11. Thankfully we were able to make a sovereign...

    Thankfully we were able to make a sovereign decision. Not only to we hold all the cards but all the PI sheets too.
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    Based on the fact that people listened to this...

    Based on the fact that people listened to this Moron and made an important vote, I would not underestimate the stupidity of the voting public & now expect BTC to soar.
  13. Fizzness.

    Fizzness.
  14. Charging for cabin lockers is very similar to a...

    Charging for cabin lockers is very similar to a McDonald's server asking you if you "would like fries with that"? Unlike carrying you, the profit margins are huge. Before COVID`Easyjet's profit...
  15. When flying into LHR I will always factor the...

    When flying into LHR I will always factor the holding pattern in and tell my kids they will not see me for a while. :P
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    Mostly Captain Samuel Vimes' descendants.

    Mostly Captain Samuel Vimes' descendants.
  17. My rule of thumb is under 2.30 hours - cheapest...

    My rule of thumb is under 2.30 hours - cheapest possible. 2.30 - 5 hours Business. 5 hours plus First.

    I have had no desire to fly BA since Alex Cruise joined & turned it into Click Air and only...
  18. Wow. From Windows 95 to getting chipped by Bill...

    Wow. From Windows 95 to getting chipped by Bill Gates in 25 years. It's been a great ride Microsoft.
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    Atw can expand downstairs. I think people from...

    Atw can expand downstairs.

    I think people from Lincolnshire were the only ones to shop at Debenhams. There was a reassuringly dreary grey familiarity in Debenhams stores for Lincolnshire folk....
  20. Yes, for many. But it is this that will really...

    Yes, for many. But it is this that will really stick the knife in:

    Pet travel to Europe from 1 January 2021 - GOV.UK

    4 month process instead of rocking up to the Chunnel.
  21. You didn't notice that most contractors are...

    You didn't notice that most contractors are living invoice to invoice. :suicide:
  22. :banana: It was ******* awesome. :banana:

    :banana: It was ******* awesome. :banana:
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    Packing to head to Bavaria on Thursday prior to...

    Packing to head to Bavaria on Thursday prior to that that shall not be mentioned. I think a lot will have changed next time I come to UK. :tumble:
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    Most importantly - glad you are safe. I would...

    Most importantly - glad you are safe.

    I would put my money on the insurers sending it down to Nationwide Accident Repairs, the car being stuck on a jig & some new panels being ordered in & a lick...
  25. Twitching and shouting at an invisible person...

    Twitching and shouting at an invisible person "you're triggering me" is my go to. A German stare helps as well.
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    This blasted virus. It doesn't spare anyone,...

    This blasted virus. It doesn't spare anyone, despite their commitment to protection.



    https://i.imgur.com/r2DtnYj.jpg
  27. + It is not a unilateral decision. Roaming...

    + It is not a unilateral decision. Roaming partners have a say as well as the home operator. Let's subsidise VF they are all saying.

    We hold all the cards. :glasses
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    Preview of what Kent will be covered in in just...

    Preview of what Kent will be covered in in just over a month. Ah, truckers with their bottles & bags. Bless.
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    :yay: Taken Back Control We Are Getting Our...

    :yay: Taken Back Control

    We Are Getting Our Country Back

    Believe in Britain!

    New National Anthem!
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    It's fake.

    It's fake.
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    Texting. Bad Dominic.

    So let me get this straight.

    You can **** an entire country, get your eyes checked at Durham undermining any confidence in lockdowns ; but send nasty texts about Boris' zillionth partner & get...
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    Biden Won! Get over it!

    The UK truly does hold all the cards. Should be a pinch getting Brexit done with a new President who openly compared Boris to Trump.
  33. We hold all the cards. First in line to pick up...

    We hold all the cards. First in line to pick up the scraps, gratefully.
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    Even if they are drunk? It will be my undoing.

    Even if they are drunk?

    It will be my undoing.
  35. It won't. You will never drive a new car.

    It won't. You will never drive a new car.
  36. Agreed. It is absolutely absurd that renters are...

    Agreed. It is absolutely absurd that renters are unsupported.
  37. It's widely available but shockingly expensive,...

    It's widely available but shockingly expensive, normally bundled into driver assistance packs.

    I first had it on my W220 nearly 2 decades ago. The current systems are in a different league though.
  38. Easy, this thing I found at Burning Man. ...

    Easy, this thing I found at Burning Man.

    https://i.imgur.com/lH72j7w.jpg
  39. I have only ever seen one of these in the flesh...

    I have only ever seen one of these in the flesh and that was parked outside Showing results for Bahndamm Düsseldorf. Was this you?
  40. I hate to tell you but BA have retired the 747. ...

    I hate to tell you but BA have retired the 747.

    On an A380 you are going to be near the main F toilet on most airlines. That is the domain of my stuffed monkey as he believes quite rightly that...
  41. Um, that is a different threat. This is the...

    Um, that is a different threat.

    This is the thread of magnificent excess.
  42. Excellent value for money car. Very hard to beat,...

    Excellent value for money car. Very hard to beat,

    It will end it's days in Phnom Penh
  43. I am struggling to think of a more inappropriate...

    I am struggling to think of a more inappropriate car to rock up to a contract in.
  44. I am still drunk still last lockdown.

    I am still drunk still last lockdown.
  45. What dis everyone drive in the good all days??

    :smile Remember the good old days of hourly billing, 1.5x in the evenings, 2x at weekends. Split payments to the Bank of Cyprus from Connexions in Luxembourg. The glory days of getting paid far too...
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    So roughly the same as those grease balls under...

    So roughly the same as those grease balls under London?
  47. So you say. I'm ******* triggered.

    So you say. I'm ******* triggered.
  48. The contract for managing the comms has been...

    The contract for managing the comms has been outsourced to Capita, so yes.
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    Male Chastity

    Seems to be all the rage at the moment. Is anyone else considering it during lockdown?

    No need to go through airport screening either at the moment.

    https://i.imgur.com/Pz7OYsO.jpg
  50. I deliberately didn't list the 740. Didn't last...

    I deliberately didn't list the 740. Didn't last the old money look and ended up as the car boot sale workhorse for the masses after half a decade of landed ownership. The 2.4 Auto fuel economy was...
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