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Thread: Black or Blue?

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    Gold 5 Star Member Karen's Avatar
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    I am sure my one was black

    It seems crazy to me that some people are so set on wanting it to go back, really can't understand that. So long as it does the job it is intended to do that is the most important thing Though a bright yellow might be a bit much
    Last edited by Karen; 05-04-2017 at 21:09.


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    My old passport was definitely more robust than the modern flimsy ones we have today


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    Mine was blue, very similar in colour to the Australian passport.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Karen View Post
    I am sure my one was black

    It seems crazy to me that some people are so set on wanting it to go back, really can't understand that. So long as it does the job it is intended to do that is the most important thing Though a bright yellow might be a bit much
    Should we go back to pounds ,shillings and pence too . My parents still use the old imperial system, they have never understood decimalisation.

    Dave


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    Another vote for dark blue.


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    I use a mixture. My weight in stones, hight in ft and inches and bra size in inches etc- no idea what they are in metric. When I cook/bake, I am happy with either oz or grams but I do think of an egg as 2oz so if I am not using a recipe I would use oz when making a cake etc. I still buy veg, meat etc in pounds and milk in pints but petrol in litres and my garden watering can is in gallons !. Hot temperatures in F - 80. 90 etc, this is reenforced by time in Florida - our A/C is set in F, but cold 0 - 15 in Celsius (usually in UK for cold temp). How weird is that ? And of course, distance is in miles not kilometres.
    I was at school in the 60/70s and I guess that is how we did it then - a bit of a mixture, but my science degree in the 70s should have got me into metric. When it comes to , shillings and pence, I do remember them but as I was about 12 when we went decimal, I am also comfortable with that.
    Last edited by Gerry Reed; 17-04-2017 at 09:44.
    Gerry and Sue




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    I have an old dark blue one but it is ver dark. I wish they would do away with them and simoly have a credit card with a chip. Anyone done the global entry thing for the USA yet? If so is it much of chore, I really need to get it.


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