Expect another big petrol price increase in August

Ockie

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Is there a way that I can de-activate a cylinder or two in my engine to save petrol????? :crylaugh::crylaugh:

Jirre ..... where is this going to stop????
 
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Guess they need more $$$ for those SOE's.

Have you not heard the RAF is broke and dont have any chairs........ we need to help them they are struggling


We will soon see more Vespas on the road just to counter the burden a bit.

Maybe this would be an awesome time to convince the wife I need a motorcycle again ......
 

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“Despite government promises to have another look at the 1% VAT increase, nothing has happened so far,” added Roets.

Of course they ****ing haven't. Did you really expect them to? :crylaugh:
 

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Not to be flippant, but:
If you live anywhere further than 15km from work, if you are middle class, move closer to work, then take the bus or cycle. Vehicles are expensive if you're just working to fund them.

If you live in outlying areas because you are poor then you might need to find a roommate and share, get accomodation on your work premises...
 

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Not to be flippant, but:
If you live anywhere further than 15km from work, if you are middle class, move closer to work, then take the bus or cycle. Vehicles are expensive if you're just working to fund them.

If you live in outlying areas because you are poor then you might need to find a roommate and share, get accomodation on your work premises...

:wtf:

Who the **** wants to live in Joburg? I lived in Randburg for 4 years, best thing I've done is move away.
 

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And another in August, September, October...
cANCer is going for gold to punish us for forcing them to get rid of ZOOMER
 

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Not to be flippant, but:
If you live anywhere further than 15km from work, if you are middle class, move closer to work, then take the bus or cycle. Vehicles are expensive if you're just working to fund them.

Because moving is so easy, you just do it. No need to consider availability or the cost involved in the move or that the rent may be more. If you own a house just put it on the market and buy a new one. It's that simple right?
 

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This is why I'll keep on cycling to work, as I have been doing for about 30 years now, even if it is as cold as it was this morning....
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Because moving is so easy, you just do it. No need to consider availability or the cost involved in the move or that the rent may be more. If you own a house just put it on the market and buy a new one. It's that simple right?

Of course, this is MyBB, the people here live in paperwork fairy land for the most part
 

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:wtf:

Who the **** wants to live in Joburg? I lived in Randburg for 4 years, best thing I've done is move away.

Not sure why you sound so angry or what Joburg has to do with anything? :(
It's a fact that vehicles have a poor opportunity cost attached them in many aspects and that living close to work is a good lifestyle benefit including more free time. Do you have an alternative suggestion to increasing fuel costs?
 

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Because moving is so easy, you just do it. No need to consider availability or the cost involved in the move or that the rent may be more. If you own a house just put it on the market and buy a new one. It's that simple right?

Yes pretty much. You make financial choices every day and now it's time to make another one in regards to higher fuel costs. I don't see why that would make you sarcastic but increased costs are a fact for every person and there are real impacts to poor and middle class working people.
 

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Not sure why you sound so angry or what Joburg has to do with anything? :(
It's a fact that vehicles have a poor opportunity cost attached them in many aspects and that living close to work is a good lifestyle benefit including more free time. Do you have an alternative suggestion to increasing fuel costs?

And on paper you make sense. Pity we dont live on paper. Most IT consultant type people dont work in one place every day u know
 

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This is why I'll keep on cycling to work, as I have been doing for about 30 years now, even if it is as cold as it was this morning....
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Thumb's up! And I reckon you arrive at work happier too without road rage and more free time cause you don't need to double up on the gym sessions.
 

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Not to mention safety factor cycling to work. Cyclists get mugged for their bikes in these parts.

Luckily I'm still a tank a month.
 

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Not sure why you sound so angry or what Joburg has to do with anything? :(
It's a fact that vehicles have a poor opportunity cost attached them in many aspects and that living close to work is a good lifestyle benefit including more free time. Do you have an alternative suggestion to increasing fuel costs?

Not in all areas.
 
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