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    Easy 2 Reach

    The eight wheeler is a tipper, it fills up there quite often (assuming its the green/black DAF CF tipper) Being a DAF CF its roughly 3.6 metres high so 11.8 feet, I'm guessing the roof on this Petrol station is around the 12'3 ish at a rough guess then?
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    Easy 2 Reach

    I'm only surprised it doesn't happen more often, no height marker on that side, only on the exit side. The roof is stupidly low with delivery vehicles needing to back in off the main rd into the exit side because they can't fit under the roof. Milestone is 14'3 I think and what's this about 13'?
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    Helpful member of the public threatened with the cops

    Paint them in the middle of the night and ask them to prove it was you. Its amazing someone can graffiti a whole wall in Douglas and get praised (and paid!)) for it but a resident who wants to paint some tatty looking bollards gets their collar felt?
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    The Golden Bakery

    What was the reason for them to cease trading? its a shame they weren't able to sell the business and let someone take over.
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    Motorbike headlights

    1: I hate people that ride around in full beam, yes there is plenty of them who do or those running illegal HID setups which are just as bright, how any of them think its safe blinding a car driver coming the other way is beyond me. I ride a bike myself, there are times I've forgotten to dip my main beam at night and I've told myself off for the next mile or so. 2: One is a main beam, the other is dipped, its fairly common on motorcycles and before I rode them I wondered the same myself. I've spoken to a few people who ride with main beam on during the day, its normally the typical arrogant arseholes who 'want to be seen' but don't wear any hi-vis and ride around at warp speed and believe full beam stops people pulling out of junctions.
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    Local Posties(and other delivery drivers) breaking the law

    Well if you were a postie with 90 parcels to deliver would you shut off and restart your van each time? as for vans with tail lifts if you don't keep the engine running the battery dies.
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    Ben My Chree and sulphure/NO2 emissions

    Can you give any example of someone who has been sent to the test centre for emissions testing please? perhaps your confusing it with the old rev to the redline test where its a visual test not an emissions test?
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    Ben My Chree and sulphure/NO2 emissions

    Nope, no emissions testing, despite charging vehicle tax on emissions basis for the last 10 years they don't actually check emissions so you can buy a low emission car, pay £44 a year tax and rip all the emissions stuff off. It would also be interesting to know how many lorries are fitted with Adblue cheat devices over here.
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    Ben My Chree and sulphure/NO2 emissions

    They don't check emissions for cars/vans/lorries on the IOM so why would a boat be any different? infact dpf/decat/egr removal is big business over here with several businesses offering dpf/egr 'solutions'
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    Hosepipe ban

    Seagulls have shat all over my car today, bloody typical, can't use my own hose pipe so I have to drive down the the garage and pay £1 for 3 minutes or whatever it is for the privilege instead, I dare say the garage pressure washer is more powerful and uses more water than mine too.
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    Tram & Bus Incidents

    I had total brake failure on a van after a rear brake line flexi hose burst, is this half reservoir a new thing? I had to use the handbrake/gears for the rest of the journey, van was built in 2002.
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    More death and destruction

    The temporary 60mph limit that is put in place for TT should stay all year round, the one about halfway down Kate's cottage to Hillberry. I've seen some close calls at the creg with cars indicating last minute for the creg ny baa back road, not what want we people are doing 80-100mph on the run up to the creg.
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    Shopping trends

    Not sure about anyone else but I hate trying stuff on in the shops, I'll quite often buy two sizes and just return whatever doesn't fit. The only things I buy locally are electrical items and food shopping, if Amazon pantry was available I probably wouldn't even do that and if there were more slots on Tesco.com i'd probably use that but i've given up trying to book a slot.
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    Win a house competition!

    We bought 3 tickets, we are confused over the way its been handled, Facebook page was pulled, winner listed on website only, only first name not full name of winner despite the t&c's saying the winner will have no anonymity. If Sarah from IOM has won then perhaps they could have this all confirmed by speaking to one of the local news outlets, they can confirm identity but obviously not publish it, at the moment there is no proof that 'Sarah' won, If Sarah has won then living on the IOM she'll know that everyone will find out in the end anyway. I'm a little pissed off, it all seems a little underhand when it could of been handled completely differently.
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    TT Spectator In Court...

    What happened over the chair incident on the run down from Kates cottage to the Creg? Its clear on video a spectator leaps over, throws the chair back over and then scrambles himself back over the bank, he waited for a gap as 3 bikes go through with the chair on the course and he was a few seconds at the most and more than likely saved a possible incident although put himself at risk.