GalaxyFlyer wrote:No, not a citizen or legal resident alien. There are some exceptions, but you unlikely to be one.
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Aesma wrote:Heavy metal doesn't really have boys bands/girls bands, fortunately.
*An “automatic only” license does exist, and has so for many years. I know a grand total of 1 person who has such a license. PS Driving a manual box is the easiest thing in the world, as long as that’s what you’ve grown up with and/or you have just a smidgen of mechanical empathy. Now an unsynchron...Jump to post
Since I am soon moving out of the high sierra and will no longer need a snow beast, I think its time to have a fun car, so I began the search this last week. I previously had a VW GTI Autobahn which was a kick to drive, not super fast but still a lot of fun. It had the all important manual transmis...Jump to post
I recently got a new 2022 GTI with a stick, it took them over a month to find it, when I looked I found 32 in the entire USA in one of the two colors I liked. Can't stand driving anything with an auto as I end up hurling obscenities at it when it does silly thing and tries to get me killed. Flappy ...Jump to post
In the 16 years I’ve been living in Norway the country has gone from almost every car being sold with a manual transmission (except big luxury cars) to today where 90% of vehicles are sold with automatic transmissions.Jump to post
I watched this interview of George Yeo (ex Foreign Minister of Singapore) on why US can not expect most Asian countries, including US close allies to follow US moves to contain China. https://youtu.be/pEQ-a6sgjvc Not sure is South Korea agrees with you. They actually hate China more than Japan. And...Jump to post
Hey guys, Brand loyalty is BIG with me…to the point where my family think I’m OCD about it. Here goes some… FF program: Qantas. It directs so much of my purchasing. Supermarkets: Woolworths, due to QFF of course. Department stores: fanatically Myer, hate David Jones! Boots: Rossiters, hand-made in ...Jump to post
I'm not separating the events because the events were linked. It wasn't simply a coincidence that riots broke out simultaneously across the country during protests in 2020. In many cases, the protests were uneventful. In other cases, the protests led to violent riots. Just like it wasn't a coincide...Jump to post
Just in my industry marine equipment used to be covered by MED, the Marine Equipment Directive, MED approved equipment was accepted by all European classification societies, LR, BV, RINA, DNV-GL, now the UK has pulled out of MED and instigated there own new set of UK standards, it's complete BS, it ...Jump to post
I'll tell you what I'm talking about then, if it's so hard to decipher. Smollett, Sandman, Rittenhouse, etc (now potentially Pelosi). Lies on top of lies, to try to make anyone who doesn't agree with the crazy leftists look like some mythical MAGA, extremist. That's the media Clear? In any other we...Jump to post
I watched this interview of George Yeo (ex Foreign Minister of Singapore) on why US can not expect most Asian countries, including US close allies to follow US moves to contain China.
Can you blame them? With the US Hawks banging the war drums for conflict in the SCS they'd be silly not to increase the defenses.Jump to post
You sure on the KC-130J? Can’t see it listed Link in the first post 30 C-130J Hercules – 24 C-130J-30s and six KC-130J air-to-air refuelling variants. That's a huge boost to refueling capability. 13 tankers is a strong sign Australia will be projecting power to the South China Sea. That is 1 tanker...Jump to post
Well, you have to forgive the rational and thinking brains out there for not quite being ready to swallow another "MAGA" attack. Weren't you one of those screaming the same things when Jesse Smolett as 'attacked by MAGA extremists" :rotfl: No clue what you are referring to, I have ne...Jump to post
Electronics - Apple. I used to be a Dell fan because of their outstanding tech support. Then Dell moved support to India and it went to crap. After a week of reinstalling Windows with no success I dumped Dell and went with Apple. Their tech support is first rate and the platforms seem to be safer a...Jump to post
I can’t imagine another brand of baked beans existing! Fred Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Whan I lived in NZ it was Watties Baked Beans, now in Norway it’s Heinz. Heinz baked beans with sausages to be more accurate, the best of the best. Australia has them but can’t find them here in Norge. He...Jump to post
I rarely drink so large pours aren’t a concern. You know they’ve jumped the shark when fast food outlets have tip jars on the counters.Jump to post
I like it, I want know who has their hand in my pocket when I am purchasing something. It’s usually the government, but sometimes the airline, hotel. They shouldn’t be able to hide their scams by all inclusive prices. VAT is a very efficient tax because it’s hidden and buyer doesn’t know who steali...Jump to post
Then there’s tipping too…. Since I was told a while back that tipping isn't mandatory and that the establishment owners have to make up the servers wage to the legal minimum I might round up to the nearest $5, but most of the time I refuse. It's gotten out of hand, the first time I was in the US ti...Jump to post
Thankfully in most of Europe the price you booked is the price you pay, same in stores the price on the sticker is the price you pay when you buy it. All these fees and additional sales tax is just unnecessary, with modern point of sales systems all the taxes can be included into the price then sort...Jump to post
The Koreans are the latest to invest in a future attack helicopter, with this news; https://twitter.com/janesintel/status/1587006464735969280 I would say that to me that looks…very busy, visually. Whatever, it should work for the mission. Looks like Super Puma with additional bit and bobs randomly ...Jump to post
Headphones/speakers: Bose - I've had great customer service and support with them over a lot of years. Cameras: Nikon - again excellent customer service over the years although I was in the NPS program so my experience may be different to others. Coffee: Campos coffee (consistent quality) and Lavaz...Jump to post
I can’t imagine another brand of baked beans existing! Fred Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk What I lived in NZ it was Watties Baked Beans, now in Norway it’s Heinz. As long as the canned beans have maple syrup in it, I'm good :thumbsup: I think I've got a mix of Bush's and No-Name in the cupboar...Jump to post
flipdewaf wrote:Kiwirob wrote:Baked Beans - Heinz
I can’t imagine another brand of baked beans existing!
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Cars: VW - always find that their interiors the best at the price point, plus they're amazingly fun to drive compared to comparable cars and thanks to Megan, we still have a manual option for the GTI and R. Owned 7 so far and had only one major issue - number 8 is on its way. When its time to go EV...Jump to post
Washing up Liquid Fairy Camera Sony Burgers McDonald's Other fast food KFC Pizza Pizza Hut I actually boycott KFC for the one near my house is dirty and food is horrid. Only fast food I refuse to eat next to Weinerschitznel. You need to try KFC in South Korea, it’s beyond any KFC I’ve tried anywher...Jump to post
Fast Food Burger - 5 Guys & Hekkan
Fast Food Pizza - Mano
Whitewear - previously F&P now Samsung
TV - previously Samsung now Sony
Camera - Canon
Cars - Audi, MINI, BMW
Baked Beans - Heinz
Luggage - Rimowa
Airline - SAS
Hotel Chain - Radisson
Outdoor Clothing - Rab
Power Tools - Bosch
NIKV69 wrote:So funny what popped up on my FB memories was the pic of my shotgun in my backseat as I drove down our main drag on Looter patrol.
Why the age limits? We've had nutters in power from the age of 40+. Why ban my 8 year old daughter from office when, if she can garner enough votes, she wouldn't even know how to feck up the world as much as the orange one, the brown one, or the white one who did ok for a few months at the latter e...Jump to post
The British Empire put its money into the Royal Navy. True, but even at Trafalger it was at a pretty serious numerical disadvantage. My argument is the entire “peer” or “non-peer” idea is false because a lot more dictates combat outcomes than counting technology. And all of it is very hard to asses...Jump to post
I was referring to Vietnam helicopter shoot downs. Technology or access to it doesn’t alone describe peers. That is a armchair view, not reality. Most wars were won by the non-peer—Britain v. France during Napoleonic wars, America v. Britain during Revolution and 1812; Afghan and Vietnam v. US. Now...Jump to post
MANPADS weren’t what shot down helicopters, old fashioned riflemen did the it. Manpads are clearly shooting down Russian helicopters. Several examples are available on Youtube. Every enemy is a peer, if they want to be. Ask Russian last January if they considered UKR a peer? Ask them now. Peer advi...Jump to post
Flying is a privilege it's not a right. Its not any governments job to make flying affordable, the market decides the price.Jump to post
blacks usually consider only others blacks as POC, not latinos, Asian or others. Says who? You: a black person? Yeah I've literally never heard anyone say only Black people are POC? Although there is some movement in the US in some places to see Asians as being a privileged group. It you top a lot ...Jump to post
Then, only White Europeans are not POC, using European term broadly. Chinese, Indians, Japanese, Africans are all POC? Yup. At least in Canada. In the UK they're calling Rishi Sunak a POC. And given that Biden is President of the US, Canadian definition of POC does not apply: blacks usually conside...Jump to post
Its about as valid as Sweden's first female PM, neither of them won a general election as party leader, they were given the jobs by their parties in Parliament. What a ridiculous and ignorant comment ... so did an unconstitutional coup take place then? Sunak's position as the PM of UK is as valid a...Jump to post
Arion640 wrote:Excellent how we have our first PM of colour.
Racism card against Rishi Sunak - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cPYdzIt7p7s He's just saying out loud what the majority of the Tory party membership thinks. The fact that he’s nearly a billionaire must also count against him. In Norway we have the wealthiest man to ever lead the country, he’s Lab...Jump to post
A federal system would do nothing to rectify the huge power imbalance between the current constituent nations. However you fiddle with the "united" kingdom, the point remains that one country, England, by sheer population, will always dominate the others. Even if Scotland, Wales, and Nort...Jump to post
FluidFlow wrote:Go to Italy, drive in Italy, and then you start to learn, that the weird signs along the road are just for decoration.
Dutchy wrote:Too bad Rory Stewart isn't an MEP anymore. He could lead the way to a more sensible style of governing and salvage what is left of Britain, after this trainwreck of the last six years or so.
£110,000 per year starting the day they leave office. Not bad for less than 2 months work. Is it enough to be doing all right, though? Clearly you must think not as you keep bring it up, as you said you didn't have a problem with how much anyone earns. clearly you do :D My mistake its a €115,000 al...Jump to post
I was just wondering about a PMs pension. And if I understand it right, it seems there is no minimum limit on the term to get the pension! https://commonslibrary.parliament.uk/research-briefings/sn04586/ "Prime Ministers, Speakers and Lord Chancellors are entitled to pensions paid directly fro...Jump to post
Seriously, thats pretty much every country right now, so no I dont blame Labour for what right now is a world wide issue - Labour has had more wins than losses over the pandemic. And if you consider Jacinda worse than Boris or Truss, then that marks you as someone without a reasonable position and ...Jump to post
and Truss a certifiable genius. Ardern's polling may be on the nose, and Peters and Sky News are concerned, but to describe things as worse then "not hiding under her desk" Truss seems to be hyperbole to the max. This analysis piece on Truss by the Sydney Mornign Herald European corrspond...Jump to post
I disagree there, but if we want to discuss that then we need a new thread I think. Although I will say Ive seen a rise of far right activity here in NZ over the pandemic period - that has been disturbing. I support the government here tho, and will definitely be voting for them next year. No way s...Jump to post
“Would be”, not “am”. Voted Lib Dems last time. Couldnt care less what happens in the UK once the house is sold. Pensions and all other assets are already transferred, do my NZ citizenship ceremony next month. So you moved out of the frying pan and into the fire. NZ is a complete shit show as well....Jump to post
So, you’re voting for the “clown show” but cannot take the risk their proposals come to fruition? Hmmm… “Would be”, not “am”. Voted Lib Dems last time. Couldnt care less what happens in the UK once the house is sold. Pensions and all other assets are already transferred, do my NZ citizenship ceremo...Jump to post
Because this is currently strongly in the EU's interest the EU has just chosen not to insist on UK import checks yet – but that will change once the UK starts undercutting EU standards in earnest, such as when the Australia trade deal comes into force which will not just decimate the UK agricultura...Jump to post