My very sad saga!

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Re: My very sad saga!

Postby Rosaboobie » Sat Feb 06, 2016 2:30 am

Not really, skeeter. This is such a small island, and there are already 65 empty properties up for sale or rent here.

And being a woman living on her own with no tradesmen around, well one property is rather a nightmare to maintain, never mind two!
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Re: My very sad saga!

Postby skeeter » Sat Feb 06, 2016 5:19 pm

Ah... I wasn't sure as it was a small place, whether there would be many properties available to rent, so maybe there'd be a good market. :(
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Re: My very sad saga!

Postby Rosaboobie » Thu Feb 11, 2016 12:17 pm

I forgot to mention that I also bought a car on behalf of this BH woman that she had seen for sale on Sanday and liked. So that was even more expense, what with the insurance and the road tax. I am now actively trying to sell this car, but no takers so far.
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Re: My very sad saga!

Postby LadyKestrel » Thu Feb 11, 2016 1:41 pm

Oh, dear. You did get taken to the cleaners, didn't you? It looks like a nice car though, so good luck with selling it, RB.
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Re: My very sad saga!

Postby draclvr » Thu Feb 11, 2016 2:34 pm

I'm simply amazed at the gall of BH... hope she slithers back under her rock and stays there.
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Re: My very sad saga!

Postby Rosaboobie » Fri Feb 12, 2016 7:29 am

The Audi is known here as an "island" car as it has recently failed its annual MOT, so it cant be driven off the island without rectifying the fault it has. But it is perfectly legal to be driven on Sanday - very strange traffic laws here ha ha.
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Re: My very sad saga!

Postby draclvr » Fri Feb 12, 2016 9:21 am

What's an MOT?
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Re: My very sad saga!

Postby Rosaboobie » Fri Feb 12, 2016 12:17 pm

Wikipedia says "The MOT test (or simply MOT) is an annual test of vehicle safety, roadworthiness aspects and exhaust emissions required in Great Britain for most vehicles over three years old".
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Postby draclvr » Fri Feb 12, 2016 1:06 pm

I thought it might be something like that - we also have vehicle safety and emissions tests over there.
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Re: My very sad saga!

Postby Rosaboobie » Fri Feb 12, 2016 1:22 pm

Are they also mandatory and done annually, Drac?
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Postby draclvr » Fri Feb 12, 2016 1:36 pm

Yes, the safety inspections are mandatory, although the emissions tests are not required everywhere. Some of the more less populated areas don't require them. I can get either a one or two year license. If I get a two year license, I only have to get the inspection every other year. It all varies from state to state.
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Re: My very sad saga!

Postby Rosaboobie » Fri Feb 12, 2016 1:53 pm

Ah right - this is all new to me as we had nothing like this in Jersey.
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Re: My very sad saga!

Postby draclvr » Fri Feb 12, 2016 2:04 pm

And of course Kenya had all sorts of safety and emissions requirements, right? :bgb
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Re: My very sad saga!

Postby LadyKestrel » Fri Feb 12, 2016 2:18 pm

New Jersey requires vehicle inspections every 2 years now. It used to be every year, but it's just not practical anymore with the number of cars registered here. My inspection comes up this April.
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Re: My very sad saga!

Postby Rosaboobie » Fri Feb 12, 2016 2:24 pm

Oh yes, of course Kenya had THE most stringent laws re roadworthy vehicles! :roll:
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