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Forum: Off Topic Chat 20-09-2018, 11:47 AM
Replies: 529
Views: 20,186
Posted By FJ1000
Yep - The Economist still do the Big Mac Index -...

Yep - The Economist still do the Big Mac Index - simple representation of purchasing power parity. Itís a neat way of seeing if a currency is under or over valued based on that particular metric.
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Forum: Off Topic Chat 19-09-2018, 08:37 AM
Replies: 529
Views: 20,186
Posted By FJ1000
The biggest proponents of leaving were/are the...

The biggest proponents of leaving were/are the Daily Fail and The Sun

https://m.huffingtonpost.co.uk/entry/which-newspapers-support-brexit_uk_5768fad2e4b0a4f99adc6525



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Forum: The Showroom 19-09-2018, 08:28 AM
Replies: 290
Views: 98,770
Posted By FJ1000
Not mine, but a mateís, taken last weekend. ...

Not mine, but a mateís, taken last weekend.

Twin turbo V8 R8!

https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20180919/a0262f5e08c3b4d215c553fdf28ceb27.jpg

It sounds bonkers - you can hear the turbos...
Forum: Off Topic Chat 19-09-2018, 08:25 AM
Replies: 529
Views: 20,186
Posted By FJ1000
Donít forget that the currency has devalued...

Donít forget that the currency has devalued significantly (which hides the fall in share prices). Also that weíve gone from being the fastest growing developed economy before the vote, to the...
Forum: Off Topic Chat 27-08-2018, 10:04 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 241
Posted By FJ1000
Wings & Wheels Show - Pics!

Thought Iíd share some pics from Saturday.

I was there on the RS246 stand (RS4 and R8 V10+). Both washed in the rain the night before, and then used chemical guys waterless wash and wax to remove...
Forum: Detailing Chat 07-08-2018, 09:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 549
Posted By FJ1000
Etching on paintwork

JamesRS5 has the right idea.

His method doesnít involve removing any precious lacquer


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Forum: The Showroom 07-08-2018, 09:46 AM
Replies: 1,743
Views: 372,987
Posted By FJ1000
Post a pic of your best reflection shot.

https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20180807/58354dc5592e12f24b13a24e33941c40.jpg

2007 Audi RS4 - phantom black

Gtechniq CSL + EXO v3 (applied nearly 2 years ago from memory )


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Forum: Off Topic Chat 03-08-2018, 08:36 AM
Replies: 529
Views: 20,186
Posted By FJ1000
But then consider the alternatives BoJo? ...

But then consider the alternatives

BoJo?

Gove?

**** - I mean Hunt?


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Forum: Off Topic Chat 03-08-2018, 08:34 AM
Replies: 529
Views: 20,186
Posted By FJ1000
The anti-semitism false outrage infuriates...

The anti-semitism false outrage infuriates me...criticism of Israel is NOT anti-semitism.

If it were, then you better label me an Islamophobe since I criticise Saudi Arabia. Iím Muslim by the way....
Forum: Off Topic Chat 02-08-2018, 08:56 AM
Replies: 529
Views: 20,186
Posted By FJ1000
Remember that there is a huge gulf between the...

Remember that there is a huge gulf between the average AB social grade voter - and the levels of wealth of the BREXIT hardliners in government.

Also, there is evidence that many of the least well...
Forum: Off Topic Chat 01-08-2018, 11:08 PM
Replies: 529
Views: 20,186
Posted By FJ1000
And this is exactly why the Tory hard liners want...

And this is exactly why the Tory hard liners want BREXIT. While thereís carnage for Joe Public - they can clean up.

With some lies, an illegal campaign, and ridicule of anyone pointing out facts -...
Forum: The Motoring Zone 26-07-2018, 10:09 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,564
Posted By FJ1000
Get yourself on the Parking charges section of...

Get yourself on the Parking charges section of the moneysavingexpert forums immediately. They have the most up to date info on how to appeal.

Theyíve helped countless people with these charges...
Forum: Off Topic Chat 21-07-2018, 10:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 752
Posted By FJ1000
Uber? Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk

Uber?


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Forum: Off Topic Chat 27-06-2018, 07:17 PM
Replies: 529
Views: 20,186
Posted By FJ1000
Do you work in the city? I do (and have done...

Do you work in the city?

I do (and have done for more than a decade).

Jobs have already left the UK for Frankfurt, Paris and even Poland (my wifeís entire team at an investment bank).

The...
Forum: Off Topic Chat 22-06-2018, 08:56 PM
Replies: 529
Views: 20,186
Posted By FJ1000
https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20180622/16a13002...

https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20180622/16a13002ad84ad6ee22a18575e7e27d0.jpg


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Forum: Off Topic Chat 22-06-2018, 08:31 AM
Replies: 529
Views: 20,186
Posted By FJ1000
life after Brexit.......

The article is a couple of months old, but a nice summary of the costs in various scenarios. The figures come from an Economics professor at Kings - and I tend to value the views of experts...
Forum: Off Topic Chat 22-06-2018, 08:24 AM
Replies: 529
Views: 20,186
Posted By FJ1000
So you donít agree with Economists that have...

So you donít agree with Economists that have repeatedly said that increased trade friction is a detriment to the UK?

Are you basing all your views on agricultural policy (which is a tiny...
Forum: Off Topic Chat 20-06-2018, 12:32 PM
Replies: 529
Views: 20,186
Posted By FJ1000
Ok how about this as an analogy You pay £10...

Ok how about this as an analogy

You pay £10 a day to get the train to work.

Your employer gives you a travel allowance of £5 a day.

Infuriated at having to pay for the train- you quit your...
Forum: The Showroom 18-06-2018, 09:26 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 8,426
Posted By FJ1000
https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20180618/9ebf4beb...

https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20180618/9ebf4beb16d971a34c86877f6661c1c6.jpg

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Forum: The Motoring Zone 05-05-2018, 11:06 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 280
Posted By FJ1000
Simply Audi Car Show - Video

Vid I made of the RS246 forum cars (and a couple of others) at the Simply Audi show last weekend. Hope you enjoy:

https://youtu.be/p0fUBk2x4rA


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Forum: The Showroom 22-04-2018, 01:35 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 8,426
Posted By FJ1000
Audi R8 V10+ Paint Corrected by SL Restorations

Hi Guys

Iíve wanted an R8 since they first came out, and since I already have a V8 engined Audi at home, it had to be a V10. I was fortunate enough to acquire this facelift gen 1 V10 plus about a...
Forum: The Motoring Zone 03-02-2018, 11:46 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,016
Posted By FJ1000
Croydon, Surrey to somewhere near Belfast -...

Croydon, Surrey to somewhere near Belfast - involving a flight from Heathrow. Approx 400miles one way.

It was for an Audi A4 2.0T S-line quattro. I was after a particular spec, of which there were...
Forum: The Money And Business Zone 07-01-2018, 10:43 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 13,008
Posted By FJ1000
I couldnít disagree more. Sticking your...

I couldnít disagree more.

Sticking your fingers in your ears and trying to ignore any criticism isnít particularly grown up or wise. Sensible investors listen to both sides of the argument.
...
Forum: Off Topic Chat 04-01-2018, 06:32 PM
Replies: 529
Views: 20,186
Posted By FJ1000
As it turns out, according to the FT, £350M/week...

As it turns out, according to the FT, £350M/week is about what BREXIT will cost the UK economy

https://www.ft.com/content/e3b29230-db5f-11e7-a039-c64b1c09b482


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Forum: The Money And Business Zone 04-01-2018, 08:16 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,912
Posted By FJ1000
Well done fella! My industry (finance) is a...

Well done fella!

My industry (finance) is a bit weird about references so I canít answer that one! Sounds reasonable though

Whoever you name - probably a good idea to give them a heads up that...
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