patently

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About patently

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    Paramedic Pending

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  • Location
    The nearest gravel trap, usually :-/
  • Biography
    Officially declared a smart arse by Tipex:
    http://www.tyresmoke.net/forum/topic/141938-apple-watch-launch/?p=1774960

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  • Location
    Caterham Bodyshop
  • Interests
    Driving round and round in circles, interrupted only by the occasional flag and/or tyre wall.
  • Occupation
    Patent Attorney
  • Car Make
    yes, I did.
  • extra_3
    Porsche 911 (996) C4S Cab, Caterham 7, LR Discovery

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  1. 2002 996.2 3.6 Coupe

    No, it's just the shape of the bumper around the lights. They all look a bit like that from the wrong angle.
  2. 2002 996.2 3.6 Coupe

    Like I've been telling everyone for the last 14 years, you mean?
  3. BMW M2 Competition

    You're making me miss my E39 530i Sport. Was a great car, that one.
  4. 2002 996.2 3.6 Coupe

    Told you to get a C4S...
  5. Post a pic of your car

    That's lovely. Oh lordy, I can feel the siren call of Lotus again....
  6. Electric cars. And tax?

    We don't get taxed because they need to. We are taxed because they can.
  7. New pants please

    He should go buy a lottery ticket. Now.
  8. Electric cars. And tax?

    This was raised as an issue right at the start of the "green taxes" concept; that say (for argument's sake) the green taxes work, and people shift their behaviour in response, in order to minimise their tax bill. The HMG's revenues fall, and either (i) HMG reduces its scope in order to stay within its newly reduced means, or (ii) HMG slaps taxes on the green activities as well. Now, (i) has never happened in the history of ever. So we can confidently predict (ii). In which case, all the smug "I've saved loads of tax by having a shitty car instead of a nice one" faces get wiped off as their owners realise that they've been had. At the time, this was dismissed as being silly because HMG and HMRC were lovely people with only the long-term interests of the planet at heart and would never do that.
  9. 2002 996.2 3.6 Coupe

    Not many cars have stickers inside the bores...?
  10. 2002 996.2 3.6 Coupe

    Silver, then
  11. 2002 996.2 3.6 Coupe

    Oh no, it's got the Aluminium-look centre console. Everyone who knows about 996s knows they're a nightmare. I'm surprised at you, frankly...
  12. 944 Turbo S - Project Time

    If you think you've finished, just take it to Blyton Park and something will break for you
  13. New BMW 8 Series Gran Coupe

    Nah.
  14. 944 Turbo S - Project Time

    Like any of us are going to believe that?
  15. New BMW 8 Series Gran Coupe

    Oh my. Oh my word. Booster, can we arrange so that you buy this car but I keep it and drive it??