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Thread: Who is Supplying Your Gasoline?

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    Quote Originally Posted by k3n
    PS - The big supermarkets are greatly to blame for food being imported from far away - they want specific products, packaged a certain way and the small local guys can't always meet the specs. A farmer my Mum knew in the UK produced a large amount of raspberries once for a big supermarket chain and at the last minute they changed the packaging spec - he'd already packaged his crop but they wouldn't take it anymore so he ended up having to sell off as much as he could locally but a large amount was dumped.

    Recently I heard a story on French radio that 2 lorries had crashed on the motorway. They were both carrying tomatoes - one from Holland headed for Spain and yup, you guessed it, the other from Spain headed to Holland. It's crazy! :shock:
    THE WORLD HAS GONE MAD.

    BTW, I KNOW WE'VE GONE OFF-COURSE HERE, BUT IN THE BEGINNING OF THE THREAD, I WAS JUST MAKING THE POINT THAT BY BUYING GAS FROM ARAB COUNRIES WE ARE SUPPORTING COUNTRIES WHO ARE OUT TO GET US.

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    Quote Originally Posted by butterflywing
    THE WORLD HAS GONE MAD.

    BTW, I KNOW WE'VE GONE OFF-COURSE HERE, BUT IN THE BEGINNING OF THE THREAD, I WAS JUST MAKING THE POINT THAT BY BUYING GAS FROM ARAB COUNRIES WE ARE SUPPORTING COUNTRIES WHO ARE OUT TO GET US.
    Sorry for going off topic - any excuse to climb up on my soap box! :oops: :D

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    welcome. there are a few of us here.

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    Guilty!

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    Dead Dinosaurs

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    are you talking about moi? :mrgreen: :mrgreen:

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