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Brighton Sky Blue

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Hey now! Labour are just as bad because something something Toby Blair and despite all the corruption death and poverty the Tories are great and just love this country. And I know exactly what I voted for DONT YOU DARE CALL ME STUPID AND NO I CAN’T JUSTIFY MY VOTING DECISIONS STOP ASKING ME!!!!1!1!1!
The Union’s collapsing, vaccine supplies quietly dropping, 130,000 dead, the North East was sent into deep economic ruin by us and Brexit will make it worse BUT

We can get Boris to throw a pie in Starmer’s face while holding a pint.
 
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shmmeee

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They were only 10% of the market a few years ago and now are 40% - lifestyle wise they are a much better family option - I’m waiting for my diesel guzzler to arrive soon. 👍
Yeah I loved my SUV. Great for a family. Seems a bit weird to go on about this when all petrol only cars will be banned soon. I’d rather campaigners focused on important stuff like improving housing stock and decarbonising industry, transport has a clear plan and route to net zero.
 

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Yeah I loved my SUV. Great for a family. Seems a bit weird to go on about this when all petrol only cars will be banned soon. I’d rather campaigners focused on important stuff like improving housing stock and decarbonising industry, transport has a clear plan and route to net zero.
An SUV is an SUV. In terms of its production and running it will still produce more carbon emissions than a 'standard' car, electric or not.
 

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Yeah I loved my SUV. Great for a family. Seems a bit weird to go on about this when all petrol only cars will be banned soon. I’d rather campaigners focused on important stuff like improving housing stock and decarbonising industry, transport has a clear plan and route to net zero.
To be fair, whilst pollution is a concern, my primary gripe is the monstrous size of some of these used around the cities & towns for schools runs, popping to the gym or shop etc....usually driven by a tiny woman peering over the steering wheel, some SAS Ant Middleton alpha male wannabee or a chubby old boomer who is still under the rather dated impression that renting a 4x4 is somehow still a status symbol.
All 3 types are also, more often than not, piss poor, selfish & inconsiderate drivers.
 

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Tbh the focus should be less on the car you own more on the journeys you make. I live by a primary school in a town with a sub 40k population with urban like density. Despite this it is traffic chaos in the morning, parents parking on nearby roads to drop the kids off. Surely with all the fucking about it’s no quicker than just walking to school.


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The Union’s collapsing, vaccine supplies quietly dropping, 130,000 dead, the North East was sent into deep economic ruin by us and Brexit will make it worse BUT

We can get Boris to throw a pie in Starmer’s face while holding a pint.
And never mind the Tories have handed out billions of pounds to their mates, SOMEONE FROM LABOUR PUT SOME £250 HEADPHONES DOWN AS EXPENSES!!!!11!!1!!
 
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shmmeee

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An SUV is an SUV. In terms of its production and running it will still produce more carbon emissions than a 'standard' car, electric or not.
Its running won’t change anything and manufacture is covered by me saying focus on decarbonising industry. This sort of individual blame stuff works against the climate agenda generally IMO. The big polluters need to be tackled at source not with consumer actions.

I mean any car is worse than no car by this logic, but we accept people will still have cars. Equally dogs have double the carbon footprint of SUVs and no one is talking about restricting dog ownership.

I can see the point that they’re too big for our roads and that cunts drive them. Just not the climate argument.
 

dubed

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No worries, there's now a solution for electric cars still being slightly shit

 

shmmeee

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No worries, there's now a solution for electric cars still being slightly shit

TBH I’ve been borrowing my Dads Renault Zoe over lockdown which is the definition of shut milk float and it’s been great! Beats most things off at the lights, handles great, bang it on charge overnight every few days, no worries. Just a bit too pricey for where I’m looking right now, but otherwise I’d go electric tomorrow. ICE tech now is like having a steam engine car in the 1960s.
 

dubed

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TBH I’ve been borrowing my Dads Renault Zoe over lockdown which is the definition of shut milk float and it’s been great! Beats most things off at the lights, handles great, bang it on charge overnight every few days, no worries. Just a bit too pricey for where I’m looking right now, but otherwise I’d go electric tomorrow. ICE tech now is like having a steam engine car in the 1960s.
I was just joshing really, though I think that in 20 years EC tech will be seen for the continuing polluter that it is.

Many ECs tend to be quick off the lights but roll-on, which is where you want it, is another matter for anything.

Anyway, giv'ya a race

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shmmeee

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I was just joshing really, though I think that in 20 years EC tech will be seen for the continuing polluter that it is.

Many ECs tend to be quick off the lights but roll-on, which is where you want it, is another matter for anything.

Anyway, giv'ya a race

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I was quite surprised, I test drove a couple of Nissan Leafs when I was looking before and it was like pushing a boat through treacle.

Only way the Zoe would beat that for speed is straight down off a cliff however!
 

wingy

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Welease the scooter's,you know the one's that are ( dangerous) .
Happy to help .
 

Grendel

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Rambert when Skinner got thrown out the commons for calling him dodgy Dave and there were calls from Corbyn to be sacked for saying his financial affairs needed investigating?
I do not believe Mr Cameron has actually broken any laws by his lobbying has he?
 
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Apparently the type of lobbying he carried out was so unusual that it isn't actually covered by any regulations and so he technically can't break any.

What is clear though is that what he did is very wrong.
 
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dubed

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Meanwhile, the concern over Cummings and his Handcock mates in ppe procurement has gone very quiet. Cumming's recent performance at the Science and Technology Committee was sickening in his use of blame to deflect the issue. Cnut.
 

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Meanwhile, the concern over Cummings and his Handcock mates in ppe procurement has gone very quiet. Cumming's recent performance at the Science and Technology Committee was sickening in his use of blame to deflect the issue. Cnut.
Im sorry I can’t take you seriously with that avatar
 

dubed

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I don't blame you.

Would you prefer Cummings in his dress-down look?
 

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According to YouGov Labour is now 16 points behind the Conservatives in the Midlands/Wales area.

In the North, Labour are 4 points ahead of the Torys.
 

dubed

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Let me know which is your fav dom pic.

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Skybluefaz

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Rambert when Skinner got thrown out the commons for calling him dodgy Dave and there were calls from Corbyn to be sacked for saying his financial affairs needed investigating?
Yeah, Skinner has been proven right. Heard clips on LBC of Cameron when he was prime Minister talking about making the very shit he's been up to, illegal.