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    Did you pay to have your old appliance taken away?

    I replaced our washing machine recently. I took the old one apart for spares for the new one, kept the drum for a a fire pit and gave the metal shell to a passing scrap man. The concrete weight went in the bin Cost? Hour of my time minus a fire pit which seem to sell for £20ish
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    Car ownership: does it improve lives or is it detrimental?

    It might not be one day tho. It often takes a few days to completely empty the car, also a few days to get it packed , because of being at work
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    Car ownership: does it improve lives or is it detrimental?

    I grew up in a family without a car, but I’ve had one since I was 17. Although I’ve not considered not having one I have thought about having an electric car and many of the same issues come up. The instances I really need to use a car for are exactly the sort of things that I wouldn’t want to...
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    Using data from apps like Trainline as part of fare evasion prosecutions

    Are you implying that TIL are competent?;)
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    Train Investigations Limited (TIL) - court threats

    Just awanted to add my 'well done' to the thread. Please let us know if you do decide totake it any further.
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    HS2 and fork lift trucks

    Just stack them
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    Being prosecuted for using pay as you go oyster card belonging to someone else

    The wording says that the offence was committed and that you are charged with committing it. It doesn’t allow for the fact that it might not have been committed (e.g. in this case)
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    Using a road rail vehicle to pull freight wagons?

    There is a type of excavator runs on the tops of the sides of the gondola, a bit like rails. It can then load/unload all the cars This one is a standard excavator, seeing them climb in is fun
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    Conservative MP calls for Welsh Assembly to be scrapped so people can visit beach

    Perhaps the desire for access to the sea is stronger for Poles...
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    Will pre-9.30 AM free concessionary travel become permanent?

    But it is not a no-cost scheme. The more it is used, the more it costs. Whether that cost brings benefit is another matter.
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    Has the Virgin brand name become toxic?

    I’ve forgotten it. My first thought was moo baa double quack double quack (from kids tv show Hana’s Helpline) Does it start with 6?
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    Will pre-9.30 AM free concessionary travel become permanent?

    The more people that use it fully, the more likely it is to be pulled.
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    Will pre-9.30 AM free concessionary travel become permanent?

    That’s why they were too early...
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    Has the Virgin brand name become toxic?

    Except that seemed to be a Stagecoach thing as EMT did it too
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    East Midlands Railway livery and station branding

    It’s probably best not keeping too much flammable stuff in one place

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