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by big mervyn
Wed May 18, 2022 2:47 pm
Forum: Under thae counter/ Fer Sale/ Waanted
Topic: Petrol Prices 2009/2025- post updates here
Replies: 532
Views: 72421

Re: Petrol Prices 2009/2025- post updates here

Driving a diesel Peugeot 208 here in Spain at the minute. Diesel @ €179.9

Had a diesel corsa prior to this - 61mpg combined urban and extra urban
by big mervyn
Tue May 17, 2022 9:55 pm
Forum: Provincial an' aither teams
Topic: PADDY JACKSON
Replies: 627
Views: 66359

Re: PADDY JACKSON

Cap'n Grumpy wrote: Tue May 17, 2022 9:44 pm
Dave wrote: Tue May 17, 2022 9:39 pm Thanks Gusher [emoji1]
It might have been Craig Gilroy told me that - he played in the same team. :lol:

Or was it Michael Allen? :scratch: :duck:
The last time any of them won anything.
by big mervyn
Tue May 17, 2022 3:28 pm
Forum: View frae thae Hill
Topic: Ulster v Sharks Friday May 20th 7:35pm BBC2NI / TG4 / Premier Sports 1 / URC TV / Super Sport
Replies: 65
Views: 4497

Re: Ulster v Sharks Friday May 20th 7:35pm BBC2NI / TG4 / Premier Sports 1 / URC TV / Super Sport

Aw, no fare. Maybe instead we could discuss the qualities ulster should look for in selecting their next coach Nah,, park that one for the summer. OK. What gear will the team be playing in on Friday night? The Rockettes uniforms. They might be a bit baggy though. HWM snapped them all up in the 2012...
by big mervyn
Mon May 16, 2022 7:56 pm
Forum: Provincial an' aither teams
Topic: Munster 2021/22
Replies: 117
Views: 7802

Re: Munster 2021/22

StandUp wrote: Mon May 16, 2022 8:14 am
Jetstream wrote: Thu May 12, 2022 7:18 pm He'll keep the taxis clean in Limerick
:lol:
He'll fit in well. Sure he's a scouser. Probably boos the Royals and the National anthem too :thumleft:
by big mervyn
Mon May 16, 2022 7:38 pm
Forum: View frae thae Hill
Topic: Ulster v Sharks Friday May 20th 7:35pm BBC2NI / TG4 / Premier Sports 1 / URC TV / Super Sport
Replies: 65
Views: 4497

Re: Ulster v Sharks Friday May 20th 7:35pm BBC2NI / TG4 / Premier Sports 1 / URC TV / Super Sport

Dave wrote: Mon May 16, 2022 7:35 pm
big mervyn wrote:
Neill_M wrote: Mon May 16, 2022 6:27 pm https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-northern-ireland-61471619

Bus strike suspended, public transport back to normal for Friday.
Ah. Ballix. That's killed the thread stone dead.
Aw, no fare.
I had even money on Rum mentioning trolleybuses.
by big mervyn
Mon May 16, 2022 7:16 pm
Forum: View frae thae Hill
Topic: Ulster v Sharks Friday May 20th 7:35pm BBC2NI / TG4 / Premier Sports 1 / URC TV / Super Sport
Replies: 65
Views: 4497

Re: Ulster v Sharks Friday May 20th 7:35pm BBC2NI / TG4 / Premier Sports 1 / URC TV / Super Sport

Neill_M wrote: Mon May 16, 2022 6:27 pm https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-northern-ireland-61471619

Bus strike suspended, public transport back to normal for Friday.
Ah. Ballix. That's killed the thread stone dead.
by big mervyn
Sun May 15, 2022 4:55 pm
Forum: View frae thae Hill
Topic: Ulster v Sharks Friday May 20th 7:35pm BBC2NI / TG4 / Premier Sports 1 / URC TV / Super Sport
Replies: 65
Views: 4497

Re: Ulster v Sharks Friday May 20th 7:35pm BBC2NI / TG4 / Premier Sports 1 / URC TV / Super Sport

From here in Bangor, I take the train for anything in the city centre. Read the paper on the way. Or heading to the airport, free journey there and back and no parking costs. Couldn't whack it with a big stick. Bit of a shame you can't take the train to the International (or Dublin airport for that...
by big mervyn
Sun May 15, 2022 12:31 pm
Forum: The Back Room 'Lock In'
Topic: Vote early, vote often.
Replies: 163
Views: 5758

Re: Vote early, vote often.

Rory Bremner put it quite well..... https://twitter.com/rorybremner/status/1525160445459447809?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1525160445459447809%7Ctwgr%5E%7Ctwcon%5Es1_c10&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fpublish.twitter.com%2F%3Fquery%3Dhttps3A2F2Ftwitter.com2Frorybremner2Fstatus2F...
by big mervyn
Sun May 15, 2022 12:22 pm
Forum: View frae thae Hill
Topic: Ulster v Sharks Friday May 20th 7:35pm BBC2NI / TG4 / Premier Sports 1 / URC TV / Super Sport
Replies: 65
Views: 4497

Re: Ulster v Sharks Friday May 20th 7:35pm BBC2NI / TG4 / Premier Sports 1 / URC TV / Super Sport

Dave wrote: Sun May 15, 2022 11:13 am
Cap'n Grumpy wrote:
Dave wrote: Sat May 14, 2022 10:35 pm
Cap'n Grumpy wrote: Have had my free bus pass for 3 years now, but never used it.
So you just keep paying the bus fair?
just haven't been on a bus in years
Well then you should definitely stop paying the bus fair.
Worst fair I've ever been to.
by big mervyn
Sat May 14, 2022 3:33 pm
Forum: Provincial an' aither teams
Topic: Heineken Cup 2021/22 Other Sides
Replies: 178
Views: 9653

Re: Heineken Cup 2021/22 Other Sides

Dave wrote: Sat May 14, 2022 3:26 pm Toulose can't cope with Leinster's fitness, skill and intensity. Another try. 20-7
Ulster and Munster tired them out
by big mervyn
Sat May 14, 2022 12:37 pm
Forum: G'wan an ask away!
Topic: Positions - how do you decide?
Replies: 8
Views: 443

Re: Positions - how do you decide?

Right handed/footed wingers are certainly better suited to the left wing and vice versa. Easier to kick to touch and easier to take a pass coming from right to left. That was my experience anyway.
by big mervyn
Fri May 13, 2022 10:33 pm
Forum: View frae thae Hill
Topic: Ulster v Sharks Friday May 20th 7:35pm BBC2NI / TG4 / Premier Sports 1 / URC TV / Super Sport
Replies: 65
Views: 4497

Re: Ulster v Sharks Friday May 20th 7:35pm BBC2NI / TG4 / Premier Sports 1 / URC TV / Super Sport

That include the park n ride from Pirrie Park? Unless UR hire replacements from Belfast Bus, I would think it does, and also scuppers the Montgomery Road P&R too. But that's not an insurmountable walk. You may already be aware of this, but most of the time we used Pirrie Park P&R, we'd aim ...
by big mervyn
Fri May 13, 2022 8:07 pm
Forum: View frae thae Hill
Topic: Ulster v Sharks Friday May 20th 7:35pm BBC2NI / TG4 / Premier Sports 1 / URC TV / Super Sport
Replies: 65
Views: 4497

Re: Ulster v Sharks Friday May 20th 7:35pm BBC2NI / TG4 / Premier Sports 1 / URC TV / Super Sport

https://www.translink.co.uk/industrialaction As things stand, no buses running between Tuesday 17th - Monday 23rd May, something to factor in for travelling to/from the game. Surely none of the worthy denizens of this esteemed bailiwick would avail themselves of a public omnibus? :shock: Having hit...
by big mervyn
Fri May 13, 2022 3:49 pm
Forum: View frae thae Hill
Topic: Ulster v Sharks Friday May 20th 7:35pm BBC2NI / TG4 / Premier Sports 1 / URC TV / Super Sport
Replies: 65
Views: 4497

Re: Ulster v Sharks Friday May 20th 7:35pm BBC2NI / TG4 / Premier Sports 1 / URC TV / Super Sport

Neill_M wrote: Fri May 13, 2022 11:18 am https://www.translink.co.uk/industrialaction

As things stand, no buses running between Tuesday 17th - Monday 23rd May, something to factor in for travelling to/from the game.
Surely none of the worthy denizens of this esteemed bailiwick would avail themselves of a public omnibus? :shock: