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Old 2 Nov 2022, 07:52 (Ref:4132392)   #1516
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I personally feel that it is another example of our politicians overwhelming overestimation of their own self importance. They constantly behave as if they're above any rules or regulations and show a total disregard for the people that they are supposed to be serving. (It also shows that they are prepared to put their own personal gain above anything else).
Yep, you guessed it, I'm not a fan!
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Old 2 Nov 2022, 13:04 (Ref:4132430)   #1517
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It doesn't seem as if many people are in favour of Hancock's antics.....the odd one "justifying" it with the claim that he'll be highlighting his cause of support for dyslexia....hmmm......and that he'll be giving a donation to charity.....oh good....


The man's a self-aggrandising clown, IMHO.
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Old 5 Nov 2022, 12:10 (Ref:4132680)   #1518
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Not just from Nigeria!

I received this interesting letter last week. I'm sure it must be a scam but I am intrigued to know how this person found my postal address and then too the trouble (and expense, I can't be the only person with the same surname) to actually send me an actual letter.
Does anyone think it's worth creating a spoof email account and replying to him?
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Old 5 Nov 2022, 12:20 (Ref:4132681)   #1519
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It doesn't seem as if many people are in favour of Hancock's antics.....the odd one "justifying" it with the claim that he'll be highlighting his cause of support for dyslexia....hmmm......and that he'll be giving a donation to charity.....oh good....


The man's a self-aggrandising clown, IMHO.
I thought he had sexdaily!
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I received this interesting letter last week. I'm sure it must be a scam but I am intrigued to know how this person found my postal address and then too the trouble (and expense, I can't be the only person with the same surname) to actually send me an actual letter.
Does anyone think it's worth creating a spoof email account and replying to him?
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Ignore it don't respond because they'll get your IP address and from there all sorts of crap can arise.
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I received this interesting letter last week. I'm sure it must be a scam but I am intrigued to know how this person found my postal address and then too the trouble (and expense, I can't be the only person with the same surname) to actually send me an actual letter.
Does anyone think it's worth creating a spoof email account and replying to him?
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Old 5 Nov 2022, 14:55 (Ref:4132692)   #1522
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Ignore it don't respond because they'll get your IP address and from there all sorts of crap can arise.
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What Peter said!!!
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It's a typical "Nigerian" scam. Just ask yourself - ",is it likely that...?"

As I. "is it likely that a CFO will ask me to take part in a crime?"

The fact that this came by post shows how much they can scam off unsuspecting individuals..


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[QUOTE=VIVA GT]I received this interesting letter last week. I'm sure it must be a scam but I am intrigued to know how this person found my postal address and then too the trouble (and expense, I can't be the only person with the same surname) to actually send me an actual letter.
Does anyone think it's worth creating a spoof email account and replying to him?

As it said "should you be prepared to accept my proposal" I would think it's from "Mission impossible" Go on, it can't possibly be a scam from them
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It'd been cleverly constructed as there must be thousands of deceased's estates around the world where relatives/beneficiaries can't be traced but which are known to solicitors, bank employees, etc. Was the name of the deceased traceable on the net?
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It'd been cleverly constructed as there must be thousands of deceased's estates around the world where relatives/beneficiaries can't be traced but which are known to solicitors, bank employees, etc. Was the name of the deceased traceable on the net?
Many years I had one of these scams & the person was traceable on the internet - I even knew who he was! He was one of the victims of the Concorde crash in Paris. He was a German who worked for BMW.

I brought it to the attention of the police at the time, but did not even get a response...
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I brought it to the attention of the police at the time, but did not even get a response...
May be they thought it was a scam!
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Had a really enjoyable day on Saturday on the Salford Van Hire Neil Howard Stages rally.
We finished 74th out of 83 finishers (seeded 85 and c100 starters) and 26th in class C (1600-2000cc) out of 30 finishers in very tricky conditions (rain, gravel, water splash, mud, fog, dark) - the sort of conditions I crashed the Escort in last December at Donington Park, worse than Donington probably - with no real “moments”!
I was pretty pleased overall!
I may have been in a class with >30 starters in it, but that was all irrelevant really as there was only one other car that I could tell (might have been a couple of Pug 205s or Novas, I suppose) that was of a similar spec/ philosophy to mine in being an pre 90’s OEM engined car with a H-pattern ‘box and therefore what I have nick named a ”club classic” type car, and I finished ahead of them so to my mind I “won” my class (of two) Lol!
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Good stuff Andy. It's all about being there at the finish.
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Good stuff Andy. It's all about being there at the finish.
It certainly is in rallying! People deride the circuit rallies as “not proper rallies” but Oulton Park is usually quite tough with a high DNF rate. This year, 83 finishers was unusually high. Last year it was 67, I think.

The rally class structure is a bit frustrating as unlike circuit racing it is very much “libre” in nature, based mostly on engine capacity, so in my 1600-2000cc class I am usually us against many real expensive monsters with 2 litre bespoke rally engines (Millingtons and the like), sequential boxes and multiple adjustable suspension, even traction control in some cases. Many cars are “special saloons”really, hence my comment about winning my class of two - we were the only two Pinto powered Escorts in the rally!
Good fun, though, and I do think my circuit driving has improved from doing even just a few of these rallies. Recommended!
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