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View Poll Results: What would you personally prefer to happen?
I want the UK to stay in an ever-closer union 49 23.11%
I want the UK to stay in a loosely connected EU 68 32.08%
I want the UK out because the EU is bad for the UK 22 10.38%
I want the UK out because the EU is a bad thing 23 10.85%
I want the UK out because this would be good for the rest of us 17 8.02%
I don't really care 33 15.57%
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Old 23.01.2019, 13:37
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weren't these tests a big beef dyson had with the EU recently, EU test are when they are all empty, and once you start filling them with erm dust, they all (apart from the dyson) start to lose huge chunks of performance. iirc the bosch also has some kind of cheat where it exceeds the max eu power ratings. So like everything else its really down to how they where tested.
Bon ŗ Savoir is .... not in the EU

not sure if they were tested empty or not, and yet ...

Bosch Athlet 227.95.- scores 4.2
Migros V24 198.- scores 3.6

Dyson Cyc. 649.- scores 3.9

Speaks enough for me - these hand held bagless sticks are supposed to be emptied so easily and very regularly.
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Old 23.01.2019, 13:38
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dyson has been caught out being a massive hypocrite on more then one occasion do what I say not what I do!!
Much as I dislike the guy and the way he behaves I love my Dyson vacuum cleaner and wonít be giving that up in a hurry.
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Old 23.01.2019, 13:45
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451.- extra for 0.3 points more - not good value I'd say.

But we digress, THIS is what it is all about:

https://www.facebook.com/LBC/videos/588456394928749/
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Old 23.01.2019, 14:25
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451.- extra for 0.3 points more - not good value I'd say.

But we digress, THIS is what it is all about:

https://www.facebook.com/LBC/videos/588456394928749/
I didnít pay 451 for it in the first place so it wasnít 451 chf more than anything.

I have an excellent AEG cylinder vac that I have had for years for general cleaning but the rechargeable Dyson handheld is worth its weight in gold for inbetween times.
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Old 23.01.2019, 23:56
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Malta will give Brits a 10 year residence permit in the event of a hard BREXIT v the 5 year one available to EU citizens. Whats not to like?

https://www.timesofmalta.com/mobile/...jHnnGgJ1gcK2Zs
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Old 24.01.2019, 00:20
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I didnít pay 451 for it in the first place so it wasnít 451 chf more than anything.

I have an excellent AEG cylinder vac that I have had for years for general cleaning but the rechargeable Dyson handheld is worth its weight in gold for inbetween times.
I bought mine in Migros for 249, brilliant product. You can get even cheaper factory refurbished on eBay.co.uk
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Which Model? If the latest Cyclone - the RP s 649.-

If you got yours new for 249, good for you.
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And now!
Brexit-backer James Dyson is moving his company HQ to Singapore

Source
Well I'm backing the Brexit Britain that moves all worthwhile jobs to South-East Asia, India, China
or the EU.

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Old 24.01.2019, 08:20
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Which Model? If the latest Cyclone - the RP s 649.-

If you got yours new for 249, good for you.
It was an older model, I rarely pay retail price for anything since Amazon or Ebay will usually offer better.
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Old 24.01.2019, 10:14
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Malta will give Brits a 10 year residence permit in the event of a hard BREXIT v the 5 year one available to EU citizens. Whats not to like?

https://www.timesofmalta.com/mobile/...jHnnGgJ1gcK2Zs
Malta will give you EU citizenship for a modest investment, though.
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Old 24.01.2019, 10:15
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Which Model? If the latest Cyclone - the RP s 649.-

If you got yours new for 249, good for you.
Why would anyone in their right mind pay 649chf for a vacuum cleaner?
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Old 24.01.2019, 10:16
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Double whammy of bad news for the PM this morning.

Barnier says the EU cannot put a time limit on the NI backstop, and this...

Airbus threatens UK departure from Brexit 'disgrace'
https://news.sky.com/story/airbus-th...grace-11615978

That could put 14,000 UK jobs at risk.
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Why would anyone in their right mind pay 649chf for a vacuum cleaner?
Certainly not for an ordinary household one. Workplace ones may be a bit pricier mind you.

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Double whammy of bad news for the PM this morning.
Just this morning?
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Old 24.01.2019, 10:19
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Maybe not for much longer.

"The EU Commission has told EU states to tighten checks on non-EU nationals who acquire citizenship - so-called "golden passports" - through investments.

The Commission plans closer monitoring of those schemes and of "golden visas" granting residence in exchange for big investments. It says they can be abused for tax evasion and money-laundering.

EU citizenship gives an individual free movement in most of the EU, easy access to the single market and other rights.

Twenty EU countries have such schemes."

https://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-46973590
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"The EU Commission has told EU states to tighten checks on non-EU nationals who acquire citizenship
Told them yes. Whether any change will be implemented is another matter.
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Old 24.01.2019, 10:26
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Maybe not for much longer.

"The EU Commission has told EU states to tighten checks on non-EU nationals who acquire citizenship - so-called "golden passports" - through investments.

The Commission plans closer monitoring of those schemes and of "golden visas" granting residence in exchange for big investments. It says they can be abused for tax evasion and money-laundering.

EU citizenship gives an individual free movement in most of the EU, easy access to the single market and other rights.

Twenty EU countries have such schemes."

https://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-46973590
Yes, that's what prompted my comment. I'm guessing there will be a rush on such "investments for passports" until the loophole closes.
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Exactly (mainly) from those who voted for Brexit I suspect! :-)
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Old 24.01.2019, 15:01
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Why would anyone in their right mind pay 649chf for a vacuum cleaner?
yes, it's just a machine that sucks.
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"The EU Commission has told EU states to tighten checks on non-EU nationals who acquire citizenship - so-called "golden passports" - through investments.
While the same EU commission at other times also criticized states who set the bar too high for acquiring citizenship.

So it's d@amned if you do, d@mned if you don't I suppose.
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While the same EU commission at other times also criticized states who set the bar too high for acquiring citizenship.

So it's d@amned if you do, d@mned if you don't I suppose.
So in other words, preventing member states from either making it impossibly red-tape-jump-through-hoops-level complicated or giving it away to the highest bidders cos they're rich?

Basically, d@mned for leveling the playing field. Barstewards
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