Off Topic Fuel shortage

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  1. Plum

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    I don't see HDM as msm though I accept it's all a lot of folk read. However, here's a few HDM headlines from the past few days. Myself I don't see anything too inflammatory (no joke intended...) amongst them, it just reinforces my view that people being dumb is the problem.

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  2. DMD

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    The headlines are wrong, as there is no shortage of fuel, just a shortage of drivers to get it to some stations. The media whipping it up, and the gullible falling for it, has meant some stations running out before they get a chance for the next delivery.
     
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    Of course people are dumb, rules for storing fuel at home, rationing, don't let your tank get less than a quarter full.

    People are dumb for reading and believing the headlines.
     
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  4. Chazz Rheinhold

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    Or lockdown as it’s known !!
     
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  8. Chazz Rheinhold

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    Mr McCann won at Epsom today
     
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    That's just pouring salt on the wounds for many.
     
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    FTFY <ok>
     
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    Speak for yourself.
     
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    I had one bet today on the horses Chazz,that was it:emoticon-0148-yes:

    Topspeed best bet on at the races this morning...
     
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  15. TIGERSCAVE

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    Just had to drive to Cirencester.... motorways really quiet and people doing 60 conserving fuel.... I was thinking, this has just crept up on us and 'snap fingers' this situation has occurred.... are we saying that 1000's of tanker drivers have chucked their jobs overnight, as a month ago, two weeks ago there wasn't a problem...!!!?
     
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  16. Ernie Shackleton

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    There is no problem.

    Other than panic buying.

    In a couple of days the petrol stations will be replenished and no one will be buying fuel because everyone's tanks are already full.


    This situation was caused by a rumour, exacerbated by the media and magnified by idiots.


    Once a panic like this has started, it's impossible to stop.


    Who amongst us now hasn't filled up this weekend?

    Why?

    Because the rumour mongers may just be right, right?
     
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  17. GLP

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    EV drivers have never felt so smug. FACT.
     
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  18. Howdentiger2

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    I was feeling smug with my Hybrid and not needing to go far over the weekend so battery power would do.... Until I was charging at home Friday night and had a powercut for about 3hrs haha
     
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    My Tesla driving friend keeps sending photos of people queuing for fuel at forecourts <laugh><laugh>
     
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    Now he can be smug.... My hybrid does approx 20miles on elec only and can't really say much and now I actually have to do proper miles I filled up this morning
     
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