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ken platt

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Covid 19
« on: March 13, 2020, 04:08:40 PM »
      What happens if  our beloved leader decides he got it wrong , and in a months time bans such things as CMRC events .

     
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Nige Collier

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Re: Covid 19
« Reply #1 on: March 13, 2020, 04:17:08 PM »
they wont do that, its the best way to cull a load of old people in one hit

arthur lewthwaite g50d

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« Reply #2 on: March 13, 2020, 06:59:52 PM »
yes i thought of that 2 weeks ago, apparently the young should be okay,the middle aged  who work and put money in the kitty should get over it, the old and infirm  can die of it,this will save the government a fortune in pensions,care costs and benefits e.g. rent allowance etc and oxygen bottles ant incontinence aids,and carers cost etc,so bugger the old,try not to tell them the truth to soon.

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Re: Covid 19
« Reply #3 on: March 13, 2020, 08:58:45 PM »

Both oF you , too true , they will save £14,000 on my state old age pension , and my private pension firm will be laughing too .

A friend had to have 2 carers twice a day , before he died and because he had £27 ,000 in the bank  he had to pay for the carers 

 at £17.50 a day , so it cost £70 a day , IE £ 490 a week . Spend your money , cos Boris and the Inland Revenue will have it

if you don`t .  :'( :'( :'(
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« Reply #4 on: March 14, 2020, 12:16:32 AM »
they will save £14,000 on my state old age pension...
You must be on the SP ("Superior Persons") pension Ken - been drawing mine for a couple of years now & nowhere near that much - although I did get a "pay rise" recently of approx £3 a week - so mustn't grumble...
Interesting how "pension" (as in paid for over many years) is now called "benefit" - so we're now all scrounging benefit recipients instead of "pensioners"...
2 strokes are the future.....
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ken platt

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Re: Covid 19
« Reply #5 on: March 14, 2020, 10:36:03 AM »
Gordon ,
               Yes , I paid SERPS because I was to old to opt out the national old age pension , watched my pension rise from

      £ 8,000 per year to £14,000 over 22 years , but being as I worked for the firm I owned , I payed £81 per week national

      insurance stamp . so maybe I earned it , but the Labour Government stop raises in the SERPS bit years ago .   :'( :'( :'(
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arthur lewthwaite g50d

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Re: Covid 19
« Reply #6 on: March 14, 2020, 10:41:42 PM »
ken they won't save much on me,was born in february 1945 ,two months to early so needed40 yrs worth of paid stamps instead of 30yrs,as i was an art student when i left normal school at fifteen i did not get stamps for five years.i also worked for a london mini cab company for a number of years  as a mechanic.they took my stamp and tax money from my wages,but did not pay it to the relevant authorities,they were done for fraud for this and other things. i found  out 5years later when a nice lady from the employment agency turned up and took me to court for seven years worth ,i had to pay three years worth all though it was not my fault. when i applied for my pension i was informed i was 6 years short of what i needed for 40 years worth,i said i would pay the difference of 6 years worth and the was in february and was informed osburne had changed the law the previous october so you could not pay for any shortage of stamps. they then informed me  can only get reduced pension,started ten yrs ago on £82 per week . like you ken watched it rise with this years increase to £93 per week.my savings are going down.worked all my life,should have been a safe breaker instead.

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Re: Covid 19
« Reply #7 on: March 15, 2020, 12:14:28 AM »
Arthur ,
              You indeed are unlucky ,  and the pity is you can do nothing about it now . I`ve been lucky all my life started work at 14 on 34 pence a week for 44 hours , not even a penny a hour , on a 7 year apprenticeship ending on £1 10p a week at 21 .  It stood me in good stead , after 16 jobs went from a fitter to working for myself and employing 30 highly skilled toolmakers , and 20 other staff . Did not seem hard work at the time doing a 53 hours a week , got all the bits and pieces , cars , pension , and benefits worth 6 figures a year . Purchased 8 race bikes which I sponsored over 20 riders over 25 + years , built them all myself
kept me busy . Suppose Covid 19 will put an end to all that .  :'( :'( :'(
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Re: Covid 19
« Reply #8 on: March 15, 2020, 10:46:33 AM »
 Listened to a statistic the other day that said 17,000 people die of flu here every year, but life carries on, what we`ve got at the minute is something for the numpties to panic about which seems to be the norm now in England, went to a bike and parts autojumble yesterday out of the entire crowd one man was wearing a mask,caused great humour,so should we not worry till we`ve passed the 17k deaths and then panic

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Re: Covid 19
« Reply #9 on: March 15, 2020, 05:35:13 PM »
It is beyond belief was they are saying .  Self isolate do they expect a man with 2 /4 kids to stay at home from work , keep away from his wife and kids , sleep in another bed , all in a 2 / 3 bedroom house that he is struggling to pay for  .
It is OK for these fool MPs , and so called expert Profs on £100,000 a year to tell the working class what they have to give up
their money is payed by us .
Have a friend who is a car salesman a buyer came in , would not shake hands , would not let him make a cup of tea , made his own , would not use their pens , got his own , would not even write on the firms notepaper , got his own .  :o :o


Just hoping they do not cancel Darley Moor .  ;D 
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« Reply #10 on: March 15, 2020, 08:10:26 PM »
 Gets even better over 70`s  quarantining up to 4 months,according to the news, well they can shove that

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Re: Covid 19
« Reply #11 on: March 15, 2020, 09:09:57 PM »
I've just been self isolating down the pub with some mates. If it gets bad please can any of you who have stashed 100 bog rolls let me know if you can spare one, thanks.

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Re: Covid 19
« Reply #12 on: March 16, 2020, 12:05:20 AM »
i can spare you a spare flannel and a bathroom tap,just need a plummer ,the flannel is washable after use.

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Re: Covid 19
« Reply #13 on: March 16, 2020, 08:56:39 AM »
 Got a couple of mates doing Mallory practice  day on Friday,presume its going ahead,or will they ban gatherings of over 5 people like Holland

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Re: Covid 19
« Reply #14 on: March 16, 2020, 10:23:38 PM »
Odds On Darley being cancelled ,  to day I`d say Evens
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