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PostPosted: Fri May 17, 2019 4:22 pm 
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A punter asked me “don’t you trust me?” When asked for the £75 fare up front.

Errrrrrrr...... :lol:

No deal, I walked away. See, Theresa May, it’s easy.

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PostPosted: Fri May 17, 2019 5:38 pm 
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Ah the favourite sentence on a Saturday night 'don't you trust me?'.thank god im finished with Saturday nights!


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PostPosted: Fri May 17, 2019 8:36 pm 
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jimbo wrote:
A punter asked me “don’t you trust me?” When asked for the £75 fare up front.

No is the correct answer, and if the punter was legit he wouldn't have even mentioned it.

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PostPosted: Sun May 19, 2019 10:20 am 
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Should read "may be" not "maybe"

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PostPosted: Sun May 19, 2019 11:51 am 
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wannabeeahack wrote:
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Should read "may be" not "maybe"


Maybe, may be not.

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PostPosted: Mon May 20, 2019 3:35 am 
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Anyone asked for the money up front for a journey of less than 5 miles?


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PostPosted: Mon May 20, 2019 10:19 am 
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Depends on the ‘customer’ :?


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PostPosted: Mon May 20, 2019 11:20 am 
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Southport PH wrote:
Anyone asked for the money up front for a journey of less than 5 miles?



yes there are a few around that will dissappear into the house and refuse to come out even on short journeys

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PostPosted: Mon May 20, 2019 11:22 am 
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edders23 wrote:
Southport PH wrote:
Anyone asked for the money up front for a journey of less than 5 miles?



yes there are a few around that will dissappear into the house and refuse to come out even on short journeys


or up the alleyway between 2 terraced houses and out over the rear fence

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PostPosted: Mon May 20, 2019 8:47 pm 
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wannabeeahack wrote:
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Should read "may be" not "maybe"


Maybe, but reading maybe as meaning 'perhaps' kind of makes sense too.

So it works either way, to a degree at least, but in terms of clear English it's a bit clunky.


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PostPosted: Mon May 20, 2019 8:50 pm 
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Southport PH wrote:
Anyone asked for the money up front for a journey of less than 5 miles?


Probably, but quite an unusual event, so can't recall specific examples offhand.

Unusual here even on longer *journeys*, but if I do ask it tends to be part of the fare negotiation: "I'll take you to x for £y if you give me the money up front."

But Wanna's notice at least reminds me that I'll have to stop spelling 'journeys' as 'journies' :oops:


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PostPosted: Mon May 20, 2019 8:53 pm 
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wannabeeahack wrote:
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Should read "may be" not "maybe"


And I'd be more bothered about what "out of the area" means - it's presumably alluding to the law as regards metered fares out of the licensing area etc, but in terms of clarity it won't mean much to the average punter.


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PostPosted: Wed May 29, 2019 4:47 pm 
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StuartW wrote:
wannabeeahack wrote:
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Should read "may be" not "maybe"


And I'd be more bothered about what "out of the area" means - it's presumably alluding to the law as regards metered fares out of the licensing area etc, but in terms of clarity it won't mean much to the average punter.

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