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Apparently, there are 2992 users on this site, i wonder how many of those are still active in the courier/transport world.
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I know one is, ME.
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Me too. Still making Millions £££££ :lol: :lol: :lol:

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after 40+years on the road i have finaly retired and its really boring.
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Funny I should check the forum and see this ?!
Not often on the site(sorry)
Been ten years and still going - sort of...... :clap: :blahblah:
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Here I am, still hoping to make a fortune.
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:wink: Still going..... but slowly winding down. :yikes:

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Addams UK wrote:Apparently, there are 2992 users on this site, i wonder how many of those are still active in the courier/transport world.
Reckon most have bit the dust... or moved on..... :no:

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Wow.. Not been on here for a while

Hope you are all doing ok.

A few must have thrown in the towel or retired by now.

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Being in the self isolation group, now ending my fourth week, I’m going a bit stir crazy And not earning, of course.

What can I say (and all the others in the same situation)? Just hanging in there waiting for it to end and getting back on the road.
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:wink: I know what you mean about going stir crazy, only done 2 jobs in 3 weeks.I actually think it hits couriers worse, as we are used to being out and about and moving all the time, as opposed to being sat at an office desk, or in a warehouse etc..... :tumble:

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I'm second line courier - I'm just a subby for all except one (my best) customer. But we were persuaded by family to self isolate 4 weeks ago, so to make it definite I texted all my customers saying I was parking up and sort of burned my bridges. But it's silly awful.

Mind you, our big garden looks so good I can hardly believe it. I pay a man to cut the lawns because they're a pain, so many obstructions, plants, trees, very uneven ground, it took me ages myself and of course only able to do it weekends, sometimes even not then with work, then if it rained on Saturday I couldn't do it. He came last week - I didn't see my way to calling him off as he's obviously losing work more seriously than I am and he never gets anywhere near us anyway. Of course, much longer and so many jobs will be completed in the garden that I may turn to going behind him a week later with scissors to trim it all as a time wasting exercise!

Fortunately my local garden centre is still delivering and next Wednesday I have a load coming - chippings, log roll edging, potting compost, seeds and plants. I've already got 30+ broad bean plants germinating in the greenhouse, together with squashes, sunflowers and tomatoes which I've never grown from seed before. I count the blossom on the apple trees and my fishes every day. The tadpoles are gradually being eaten by the koi so there won't be any frogs or toads again - I don't understand why the adults keep coming and laying spawn every year - I'd get disheartened.
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Boo

I’m still going, just about
The car in front is my crumple zone
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:wave: captain Kirk.... a blast from the past.... still doing removals ??

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Hello

Yeah still doing removals, although a lot of my work was event and exhibition work, obviously given the current situation thats all gone out the wondow.

I was trying to get away from removals, as the older you get the harder it becomes.

So how is everyone coping at the moment?

Personally I think there is going to be a lot of people going under after this.
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i think the world is going to be a totally different place when this is over and done with, sadly a lot of businesses won't make it.
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I self isolated on 15th March. I have one genuine customer and all others are where I run as a subbie. I suspect I shall be having quite a long rest after it’s all over!
Dennis
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Dear Lord, please save me from the ex pert drivers (y'know the ones in black cars).

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EnsonExpress wrote:
Thursday 30 April 2020, 22:19
I self isolated on 15th March. I have one genuine customer and all others are where I run as a subbie. I suspect I shall be having quite a long rest after it’s all over!
So how is the garden looking? i often find a small heard of deer in my garden and they eat my plants.
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I don’t allow deer in my garden. Unfortunately I am entirely unable to ban cats - they don’t eat my plants, just rubbish all in among them. That’s not nice weeding by hand.

With self isolation we have been weeding so much that the worms all scuttle away when they hear us coming!
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Dear Lord, please save me from the ex pert drivers (y'know the ones in black cars).

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Not looked at the site for a long time !! But still here ......!

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Yes it is tell your friends
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