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by GNiel
Tue 24 Nov, 2009 07.04
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Airport "security"
Replies: 18
Views: 2815

Re: Airport "security"

I usually use my BMI card to self check in as well. Usually using Manchester Airport (or more recently Heathrow as BMI have stopped long haul flights from Manchester), which has fairly efficient security. The key to not getting stopped with liquids is to... not carry liquids, check them in if you ar...
by GNiel
Sun 22 Nov, 2009 20.57
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Do you have ID?
Replies: 28
Views: 4712

Re: Do you have ID?

Completely understand the fear that clerks must have of being prosecuted. Although, I must point out that it would not affect your travel to the United States, as a fixed penalty notice would not be construed (sp?) as a crime of 'moral turpitude'. Believe me a trip to the supermarket now requires mo...
by GNiel
Sun 22 Nov, 2009 03.10
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Do you have ID?
Replies: 28
Views: 4712

Do you have ID?

Just had a text from a friend who was refused alcohol (wine and beer) in a supermarket because she was shopping with her daughter, who is 14, as they thought the alcohol was/might have been for the daughter. Now, as far as I understand, the law states a child over the age of 5 can be served alcohol ...
by GNiel
Tue 02 Oct, 2007 23.37
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: I Can Charge You Double From Today
Replies: 31
Views: 4282

Re: I Can Charge You Double From Today

Which pub was it? It's not uncommon to see shifty looking people crack open a can under the table and discreetly decanter it into their pint glass. That or go to Wetherspoons. I think it was the punch and judy near Leicester square. Whatever it was, it was a bit of a shit hole with grumpy bar staff...
by GNiel
Tue 25 Sep, 2007 17.07
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Possible General Election
Replies: 53
Views: 6007

Re: Possible General Election

rather than who they want to run their local authority Electing a local MP has no effect on who runs your local authority. Council elections decide this. does most of their canvassing in person. Any party with a chance of winning a constituency would have a very large canvassing and leafleting team...
by GNiel
Mon 24 Sep, 2007 18.58
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Possible General Election
Replies: 53
Views: 6007

Re: Possible General Election

I would rather GB than Cameron.

If an General Election came tomorrow, I might be tempted to vote Labour as I live in a LAB-CON marginal.

However, ideally I think I would vote UKIP or BNP
by GNiel
Tue 18 Sep, 2007 11.10
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Northern rock!
Replies: 24
Views: 3678

Re: Northern rock!

Having said that, they've just dropped 10p in about 45 seconds... could I be in luck?
by GNiel
Tue 18 Sep, 2007 11.08
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Northern rock!
Replies: 24
Views: 3678

Re: Northern rock!

And not a great comfort to me, I missed out buying at 252 yesterday by a matter of minutes
by GNiel
Sun 16 Sep, 2007 13.00
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Northern rock!
Replies: 24
Views: 3678

Re: Northern rock!

I'm currently trying to secure a few grand to buy the shares.
by GNiel
Wed 15 Aug, 2007 18.09
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Scratch Cards
Replies: 20
Views: 3121

Re: Scratch Cards

onetrickpony wrote:I thought it was only a handful of things that fund the Olympics like Dream Number, and a couple of scratch cards?
Correct
by GNiel
Tue 14 Aug, 2007 15.06
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Scratch Cards
Replies: 20
Views: 3121

Re: Scratch Cards

I actually play the lottery games quite a lot. I am quite the amateur gambler and have won quite nicely over the last few months. In June, I had £100 on the Dream Number, and in the last few months I have had over £100 on scratchcards. My general rule is that I put £20 to one side every week for gam...