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PostPosted: Wed May 15, 2019 17:33 
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I did my CBT about 6 years ago. I fell off the bike while doing the car park bit, because I'm apparently an idiot, but once I got the hang of it and went out on the roads I too was terrified.

Vowed never to ride a motorbike from that day on. Too many idiots on the road, myself included ;)

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PostPosted: Wed May 15, 2019 17:34 
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PostPosted: Wed May 15, 2019 18:31 
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Not to certain demographics.

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Not to certain demographics.

Tory mums

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PostPosted: Wed May 15, 2019 18:35 
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Not to certain demographics.

Tory mums


Not like I can get them in labour anymore

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 Post subject: Re: The 'Nay!' but 'Yay!' Thread
PostPosted: Wed May 15, 2019 18:50 
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GazChap wrote:
I did my CBT about 6 years ago. I fell off the bike while doing the car park bit, because I'm apparently an idiot, but once I got the hang of it and went out on the roads I too was terrified.

Vowed never to ride a motorbike from that day on. Too many idiots on the road, myself included ;)


I kinda feel the same as this, but by the same token I now want a little bike to go bezzing around the roads to see if the terror dissipates with experience.


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 Post subject: Re: The 'Nay!' but 'Yay!' Thread
PostPosted: Wed May 15, 2019 18:53 
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Satsuma wrote:
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I did my CBT about 6 years ago. I fell off the bike while doing the car park bit, because I'm apparently an idiot, but once I got the hang of it and went out on the roads I too was terrified.

Vowed never to ride a motorbike from that day on. Too many idiots on the road, myself included ;)


I kinda feel the same as this, but by the same token I now want a little bike to go bezzing around the roads to see if the terror dissipates with experience.


Yes, it does. But you must never get complacent.

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PostPosted: Wed May 15, 2019 18:53 
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PostPosted: Wed May 15, 2019 18:59 
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Is that a genuine suggestion for a complete novice?

The instructor was talking about the Honda Varadero 125.


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PostPosted: Wed May 15, 2019 19:01 
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Satsuma wrote:
Is that a genuine suggestion for a complete novice?

The instructor was talking about the Honda Varadero 125.


Yeah, that is good shout

The rs125 is a race rep and I am trying to live vicariously.

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PostPosted: Wed May 15, 2019 19:02 
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Is that a genuine suggestion for a complete novice?

The instructor was talking about the Honda Varadero 125.


Yeah, that is good shout

The rs125 is a race rep and I am trying to live vicariously.


In all honesty, just get the bigger licence asap, and get a commuting 500cc thing. Cost would be about th let same and it is better. It is what I should have done

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PostPosted: Wed May 15, 2019 20:14 
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PostPosted: Wed May 15, 2019 21:42 
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MaliA wrote:
MaliA wrote:
Satsuma wrote:
Is that a genuine suggestion for a complete novice?

The instructor was talking about the Honda Varadero 125.


Yeah, that is good shout

The rs125 is a race rep and I am trying to live vicariously.


In all honesty, just get the bigger licence asap, and get a commuting 500cc thing. Cost would be about th let same and it is better. It is what I should have done


I think I’ll learn how to balance at low speeds properly before I commit automotive suicide. I’ve only had a single day’s lesson!


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 Post subject: Re: The 'Nay!' but 'Yay!' Thread
PostPosted: Thu May 16, 2019 10:26 
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Yes, it does. But you must never get complacent.

On the plus side, it made me hyper-aware of other cars on the road, which I feel has made me a better car driver too.

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PostPosted: Thu May 16, 2019 13:55 
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GazChap wrote:
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Yes, it does. But you must never get complacent.

On the plus side, it made me hyper-aware of other cars on the road, which I feel has made me a better car driver too.

Can confirm, you are excellent when it comes to giving other road users space, particularly cyclists etc.

Shame about your road positioning though.

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 Post subject: Re: The 'Nay!' but 'Yay!' Thread
PostPosted: Sat May 18, 2019 8:49 
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I’m on holiday in Cornwall, and have a lovely view over the village including the local church.
Unfortunately the bells ring ever 15 minutes night and day so sleep can be interrupted.


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PostPosted: Sat May 18, 2019 8:58 
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I’m on holiday in Cornwall, and have a lovely view over the village including the local church.
Unfortunately the bells ring ever 15 minutes night and day so sleep can be interrupted.


Whereabouts?

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PostPosted: Sat May 18, 2019 9:06 
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I’m on holiday in Cornwall, and have a lovely view over the village including the local church.
Unfortunately the bells ring ever 15 minutes night and day so sleep can be interrupted.


Whereabouts?

They’re probably situated inside the church tower.

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PostPosted: Sat May 18, 2019 9:13 
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Mr Chonks wrote:
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Dr Zoidberg wrote:
I’m on holiday in Cornwall, and have a lovely view over the village including the local church.
Unfortunately the bells ring ever 15 minutes night and day so sleep can be interrupted.


Whereabouts?

They’re probably situated inside the church tower.


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And the tower is in St Neot


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PostPosted: Sat May 18, 2019 9:16 
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Dr Zoidberg wrote:
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Dr Zoidberg wrote:
I’m on holiday in Cornwall, and have a lovely view over the village including the local church.
Unfortunately the bells ring ever 15 minutes night and day so sleep can be interrupted.


Whereabouts?

They’re probably situated inside the church tower.


:DD

And the tower is in St Neot


Nice end of the country. Lantic bay to the south is lovely

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Nice end of the country. Lantic bay to the south is lovely


Fowey is on our list of places to visit so we’ll check it out, ta.


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Nice end of the country. Lantic bay to the south is lovely


Fowey is on our list of places to visit so we’ll check it out, ta.



Correct pronunciation is 'Foy', just in case. But I think you already know that. And note Looe is next to Flushing which always amuses me.

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PostPosted: Thu May 23, 2019 14:15 
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Nay my mum has had a fall so I jumped on my bike and then the train and made my way over in a panic


Yay? When you exit the station it goes down a steep hill. I had two choices, road or grass verge next to road.

Seems I chose wisely as there was a car crash and I'd have been in it.

Fucking mad day!

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PostPosted: Wed May 29, 2019 8:37 
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Weird one...

Nay! The work fridge is set too cold so the milk has frozen overnight

Yay! The frozen milk meant my morning brew was at a drinkable temperature immediately


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How did you get frozen milk into a cup?

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How did you get frozen milk into a cup?

It wasn't in a cup. It was in a plastic bottle


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How did you get frozen milk into a cup?

It wasn't in a cup. It was in a plastic bottle

:DD :DD

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PostPosted: Fri Jun 14, 2019 18:36 
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Nay - my little boy had a five minute cry because he asked for a bowl of porridge with a picture of Bob Ross on it made out of chocolate sauce, and what I actually made him was this:

Yay - it was kind of funny.


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Looks more like Rolf Harris

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Bobbyaro wrote:
Looks more like Rolf Harris

Bobby!!!

Yeah, I said to my ma that it looked unfortunately Rolf-like.

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