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Postby claymore » Sat Mar 09, 2013 5:00 pm

69 mins
Not looking wonderful
18-25
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Re: Rugby

Postby marisca » Sat Mar 09, 2013 5:36 pm

The title of your post is misleading! The cunning game plan of letting the opposition do what they liked that worked so well against Ireland didnae work this week. I don't give Wales much of a chance against England if they play like that. Probably France/Scotland for the spurtle.

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Re: Rugby

Postby claymore » Sat Mar 09, 2013 6:48 pm

The pound I stuck on France isn't looking good either!
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Re: Rugby

Postby marisca » Sat Mar 09, 2013 7:56 pm

I was wrong! We won't get the wooden spoon for once.

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Re: Rugby

Postby ParaHandy » Sun Mar 10, 2013 1:24 pm

claymore wrote:The pound I stuck on France isn't looking good either!

My bookie took my £ and sneered when offering 100 to 1 on Italy that his book couldn't cope with anything higher and certainly not the 100,000 to 1 I expected. Bit like the mpg display on the jag never gets higher than 99 even if freewheeling down a 10:1. Thought computers were cleverer these days after the millennium thingamajig?

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Re: Rugby

Postby FullCircle » Sun Mar 10, 2013 9:14 pm

ParaHandy wrote:
claymore wrote:The pound I stuck on France isn't looking good either!

My bookie took my £ and sneered when offering 100 to 1 on Italy that his book couldn't cope with anything higher and certainly not the 100,000 to 1 I expected. Bit like the mpg display on the jag never gets higher than 99 even if freewheeling down a 10:1. Thought computers were cleverer these days after the millennium thingamajig?


A new record in the Jag coming back from MiL in Salisbury. A gentle stroll home mostly on cruise control gave us 51.9mpg for the round trip of 292 miles

I saved my pound.

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Re: Rugby

Postby ParaHandy » Sun Mar 10, 2013 11:52 pm

FullCircle wrote:A new record in the Jag coming back from MiL in Salisbury. A gentle stroll home mostly on cruise control gave us 51.9mpg for the round trip of 292 miles.

Normally, with Reggie Perrin's rhino image in one's mind, a figure in the high teens is the best you could hope for. How, how do you do it?

Is that the S or XK?

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Re: Rugby

Postby Arghiro » Mon Mar 11, 2013 12:10 am

The first thing to do is reset the trip when the engine is up to temp & you are already cruising. Incidentally, Cruise Control is NOT good for good mpg figs. Stop using the brakes, keep the R foot really gentle on the throttle & slow down using engine braking as the injectors get shut off on over run, ohh & avoid sitting at red lights for hours on end in towns.

Finally, always head south cos that's downhill on all maps innit?


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