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witzend

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We are discussing drinking water,
Your the one talking about drinking water which as you point out is available every where but you do have to pay for it. I could see no one minding if while visiting a Church you had a drink from a tap but filling containers to take away to fill a motor homes tank is theft. If it started being a regular thing by FLT's taps would be removed
 

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Your the one talking about drinking water which as you point out is available every where but you do have to pay for it. I could see no one minding if while visiting a Church you had a drink from a tap but filling containers to take away to fill a motor homes tank is theft. If it started being a regular thing by FLT's taps would be removed
FLT meaning, full timers maybe?

You believe as it is an asset which can have a financial value attached to it it is therefore theft, this is probably correct in the law. I believe as the value is negligible and the need vital it is acceptable. I would be in agreement with you if Earthdemon was to take on 100L without seeking permission as that would be abusing the opportunity.

I suspect you would have the same stance over 5L of water though so I respect your opinion and suggest we agree to disagree
 

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Look just come here as we have a large puddle in the middle, all free but bring your own bucket. 😂
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Remember number seven.
  • Thou shalt not steal
And you should remember Commandment 11.

Thou shalt not drive your motorhome on to a Garage Forecourt and fill your Calor Gas bottle with Autogas using a cheap adaptor bought off ebay. :ROFLMAO:
 

trevskoda

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There is in fact about 200 commandments, but they don't want you to know as it don't fit in with church policy, fact.
 

witzend

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And you should remember Commandment 11.

Thou shalt not drive your motorhome on to a Garage Forecourt and fill your Calor Gas bottle with Autogas using a cheap adaptor bought off ebay. :ROFLMAO:
I,ve been doing that long before eBay was even thought of. The local garage had a adaptor by the pump for everyone to use
 

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How much are we talking to Lerwick? - getting to South Ronaldsay has cost me £94 one way… First time to these islands - absolutely magic
Going on my van at 8M it comes out at about £130 each way from Kirkwall to Lerwick. If you can run to that its definitely worth the trip. At least get yourself over to Hoy and have a few days looking around. About three hours total to walk from Rackwick to the Old Man Of Hoy and free overnighting with access to a toilet.

Cheers

H
 

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If you get on on to the CAMpRA website you will find out where people like us have managed to get the facilities you want for people like us, in quite a few places in Scotland👍
 

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Free Loading Tosser,s though it was a common abbreviation.
I.ve been known to steal water just never thought it right to get it from a Cemitery.
Best place to steal anything .
All the witnesses are brown bread
 

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Please don't, the tap is for watering flowers and cleaning headstones. Cemeteries should not be used for filling or parking up.
Let’s face it, if we’re already staying in areas where it’s “strictly no camping”, why not add a bit more kindling to the anti campervan fire.
 

EarthDemon

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Going on my van at 8M it comes out at about £130 each way from Kirkwall to Lerwick. If you can run to that its definitely worth the trip. At least get yourself over to Hoy and have a few days looking around. About three hours total to walk from Rackwick to the Old Man Of Hoy and free overnighting with access to a toilet.

Cheers

H
Made it Hoy but not the Shetlands - another time. A fortnight in Orkneys - sublime. Very friendly to vans too. Met some great people.
 

winks

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Made it Hoy but not the Shetlands - another time. A fortnight in Orkneys - sublime. Very friendly to vans too. Met some great people.
Oh you'll be back, no doubt. If and when you get to Shetland you'll realise how different the two island groups are. Shetland has a more Nordic feel and probably an even closer affinity with the sea. I've heard it described as an Orcadian is a farmer who fishes occasionally, whilst a Shetlander is essentially a fisherman with a bit of a croft.

Glad you enjoyed the experience.

Cheers

H
 

EarthDemon

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Remember number seven
Oh you'll be back, no doubt. If and when you get to Shetland you'll realise how different the two island groups are. Shetland has a more Nordic feel and probably an even closer affinity with the sea. I've heard it described as an Orcadian is a farmer who fishes occasionally, whilst a Shetlander is essentially a fisherman with a bit of a croft.

Glad you enjoyed the experience.

Cheers

H
I will indeed. Didn’t want to use too many superlatives but I fell in love with the place. Everyone very chilled. Very much looking forward to the Shetlands one of these days too. Now in Ullapool and just had my mind blown by the sights to be seen in the GeoPark which is from here to Cape Wrath - never visited that area before.
 

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