£1.48 a litre

Discussion in 'Taylor's Tittle-Tattle - General Banter' started by hollywood, Mar 21, 2012.

  1. Defunct

    Defunct First Team

    I just went to pick up my daughter and it's absolutely ridiculous out there. There are so many cars on the road that it's a mini rush hour. The garage in Croxley only has unleaded now, the main garage in Mill End is closed and the expensive one is rammed with queues stretching down the road causing traffic problems.

    Seriously, how would we manage if something really worth worrying about happened?
  2. 352

    352 Moderator

    The one in Croxley is rammed at the best of times since they closed the other garages in the area.
  3. hollywood

    hollywood 1881/singing section organiser

    I pulled in behind a Lexus earlier, waited for him to 'fill up' then drove into his space when he left.... He had put in £1.51

    Areas he really just 'topping' up at each journey so he has a full tank 24/7 ?

    What a cu nt
  4. Prentice

    Prentice Administrator

    Drove home from Pinner last night to Watford, every garage along the way apart from Tesco (was shut) was absolutely rammed with traffic 100-200m down the road

    This was at about half 10.
  5. domthehornet

    domthehornet Moderator Staff Member

    What makes me laugh is that they haven't declared that the drivers are striking. This is all down to the MP who told us to stock up and store petrol in our garage, what a mug.
  6. Cthulhu

    Cthulhu Keyboard Warrior Staff Member

    Yes everyone is acting See You Next Tuesday.

    I have heard petrol has gone up by 15p in Basingstoke, so they are cashing in. Most of the stations around here, in sarf London have no queues.

    As people have pointed out tanker drivers need to give a minimum of 7 days notice before a strike and arent meeting before next monday so strike, if it happens, it will, will be in 2 mondays time. So everyone is acting like morons.

    Love the kind of conversations youhave with people at the moment
    Cthulhu: Everyone is acting stupidly about the petrol
    Moron: Yes, they are so dumb!
    Cthulhu: Why queue when there wont be a strike for 10 days?
    Moron: Yeah, the numpties...
    ...I better fill up though just in case
  7. wfcmoog

    wfcmoog Tinpot

    Annoyingly Mrs Moog needs petrol in her car, but I won't let her fill up, lest she be deemed part of the madness. We'll not buy petrol during a panic. End of story.
  8. leighton buzzard horn

    leighton buzzard horn Squad Player

    I am not far off that situation myself. I have a quarter of a tank but no real distance driving coming up. My next meeting away from the office is in Bolton in a fortnight and I am trying to not buy petrol until then. The people at petrol stations over the past 24 hours have all looked like demented sheep.
  9. luke_golden

    luke_golden Space Cadet

    I would love a similar panic to happen here. It would be epic chaos. See how quickly they run out of gas when a few thousand gun-toting red necks with 30-gallon trucks roll up.
  10. Cthulhu

    Cthulhu Keyboard Warrior Staff Member


    "The people were cooking their tea and dispensing petrol from a container to a glass jug."

    You and your daughter (two human adults - with brains) were decanting petrol, a known flammable liquid I believe, openly, in your house, next to your lit cooker.

    The question is where was her husband?

    Queueing up for petrol probably
  11. hollywood

    hollywood 1881/singing section organiser

    My youngest cracked his head in the garden yesterday and i called an ambulance, only for a paramedic to turn up in his own car !! He said it was cause of the local shell garage had completely sold out (they are supposed to leave some in the main tank for Emergency services, but sold the lot) so hence he bought his own car. I then had to take my little one to Barnet hospital in my own car, whilst he was still bleeding a little.

    The government and oil companies are complete ****ing ******s.
  12. hornetboy1

    hornetboy1 First Team Captain

    The govenment are idiots to make this announcement, but the general public act like sheep and are totally brainless. They sit there queuing up in their cars, shaking their heads and moaning at everyone else around them, without considering they are part of the problem also. Next it will be the water shortage, and there will be mass panic in the supermarkets, with everyone fighting for bottled water. I really despair.
  13. LLST

    LLST Squad Player

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  14. wfcmoog

    wfcmoog Tinpot

    What about the role the media play? The press and TV media are quick to accuse idiotic politicians, but do they bear no responsibility for the prime space they gave to panic-causing headlines?
  15. LLST

    LLST Squad Player

    Too true, I watched with disgust on Friday as a BBC News presenter tried to blame this York incident on Unite.

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