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Walk safer in The White Centre now.
« on: September 13, 2017, 22:27:37 pm »
Signs being installed around the White Centre banning scooters, cycles, footballs and electric scooters.
 

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Re: Walk safer in The White Centre now.
« Reply #1 on: September 14, 2017, 09:21:29 am »
Signs being installed around the White Centre banning scooters, cycles, footballs and electric scooters.

Not before time, now just need banning from every pavement on The island.
 
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Re: Walk safer in The White Centre now.
« Reply #2 on: September 14, 2017, 16:44:12 pm »
Signs being installed around the White Centre banning scooters, cycles, footballs and electric scooters.

Not before time, now just need banning from every pavement on The island.

I agree
 

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« Reply #3 on: September 14, 2017, 17:48:52 pm »
Beer Bike, buggies,  scooters, cycles, footballs and electric scooters. whats next breathing in public, dont you think its getting out of hand. if people enjoy it and the minority dont, BAN IT, :o  >:( :o >:(
 

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Re: Walk safer in The White Centre now.
« Reply #4 on: September 14, 2017, 18:06:17 pm »
Beer Bike, buggies,  scooters, cycles, footballs and electric scooters. whats next breathing in public, dont you think its getting out of hand. if people enjoy it and the minority dont, BAN IT, :o  >:( :o >:(

No i do not I do not have an issue with any of the afore mentioned Beer Bike, OK you could argue the roads are not really suitable, buggies I can see where the clouds of dust they produce could be a problem, footballs again in play areas fine, cycles on the roads again no problem, but electric scooters are a danger, I have twice in the last 6 months had to swerve to avoid kids riding them on the wrong side of the road, and have witnessed two or three instances where, when they are ridden on pavements there has almost been a nasty accident, some one is going to get hurt.
 

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« Reply #5 on: September 14, 2017, 18:09:25 pm »
Beer Bike, buggies,  scooters, cycles, footballs and electric scooters. whats next breathing in public, dont you think its getting out of hand. if people enjoy it and the minority dont, BAN IT, :o  >:( :o >:(

No i do not I do not have an issue with any of the afore mentioned Beer Bike, OK you could argue the roads are not really suitable, buggies I can see where the clouds of dust they produce could be a problem, footballs again in play areas fine, cycles on the roads again no problem, but electric scooters are a danger, I have twice in the last 6 months had to swerve to avoid kids riding them on the wrong side of the road, and have witnessed two or three instances where, when they are ridden on pavements there has almost been a nasty accident, some one is going to get hurt.
Clouds of dust, you should try living next to the new motorway for 6 years but no complaints a few moans, not what you know but who.
 

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Re: Walk safer in The White Centre now.
« Reply #6 on: September 14, 2017, 18:18:54 pm »
Beer Bike, buggies,  scooters, cycles, footballs and electric scooters. whats next breathing in public, dont you think its getting out of hand. if people enjoy it and the minority dont, BAN IT, :o  >:( :o >:(

Some people like to hunt with shotguns. Would you be happy for them to walk down a crowded street brandishing a loaded shotgun? Other people think its OK to drink and drive, should we now make that legal?
 

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« Reply #7 on: September 14, 2017, 20:33:23 pm »
Beer Bike, buggies,  scooters, cycles, footballs and electric scooters. whats next breathing in public, dont you think its getting out of hand. if people enjoy it and the minority dont, BAN IT, :o  >:( :o >:(

I think you're being a bit OTT. "Breathing" ???

We're not talking about "the minority" here. The above mentioned activities are a damned nuisance to the "majority" of holidaymakers and residents alike, and should be banned, along with Obese Women walking around Caleta in small Bikinis.  :o
 

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« Reply #8 on: September 14, 2017, 20:56:37 pm »
Beer Bike, buggies,  scooters, cycles, footballs and electric scooters. whats next breathing in public, dont you think its getting out of hand. if people enjoy it and the minority dont, BAN IT, :o  >:( :o >:(

I think you're being a bit OTT. "Breathing" ???

We're not talking about "the minority" here. The above mentioned activities are a damned nuisance to the "majority" of holidaymakers and residents alike, and should be banned, along with Obese Women walking around Caleta in small Bikinis.  :o
ha ha! they are holiday makers, and most of the residents avoid the town,
 

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Re: Walk safer in The White Centre now.
« Reply #9 on: September 15, 2017, 11:16:29 am »
I  see there are grumblings about camper vans now, and i notice it is all expats reporting and complaining, get a life or go back to where ever it makes you happy, we all live here so get on with it, 
 

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« Reply #10 on: September 15, 2017, 11:21:32 am »
Beer Bike, buggies,  scooters, cycles, footballs and electric scooters. whats next breathing in public, dont you think its getting out of hand. if people enjoy it and the minority dont, BAN IT, :o  >:( :o >:(

Some people like to hunt with shotguns. Would you be happy for them to walk down a crowded street brandishing a loaded shotgun? Other people think its OK to drink and drive, should we now make that legal?
The people you mention above would be breaking the law, all the ones that are being banned are legal  but a nuisance in the opinion of some, but keep a lot of people in work or rather they did
 

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« Reply #11 on: September 15, 2017, 11:36:09 am »
Beer Bike, buggies,  scooters, cycles, footballs and electric scooters. whats next breathing in public, dont you think its getting out of hand. if people enjoy it and the minority dont, BAN IT, :o  >:( :o >:(

Some people like to hunt with shotguns. Would you be happy for them to walk down a crowded street brandishing a loaded shotgun? Other people think its OK to drink and drive, should we now make that legal?
The people you mention above would be breaking the law, all the ones that are being banned are legal  but a nuisance in the opinion of some, but keep a lot of people in work or rather they did

You are surely not suggesting, that as long as it keeps people employed everything is fair game despite the effect on the environment and safety?
 

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« Reply #12 on: September 15, 2017, 13:28:09 pm »
Does not matter what i think you will still put your own spin or interpretation on it,
 

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« Reply #13 on: September 15, 2017, 13:59:34 pm »
Beer Bike, buggies,  scooters, cycles, footballs and electric scooters. whats next breathing in public, dont you think its getting out of hand. if people enjoy it and the minority dont, BAN IT, :o  >:( :o >:(

Some people like to hunt with shotguns. Would you be happy for them to walk down a crowded street brandishing a loaded shotgun? Other people think its OK to drink and drive, should we now make that legal?
The people you mention above would be breaking the law, all the ones that are being banned are legal  but a nuisance in the opinion of some, but keep a lot of people in work or rather they did

The council passed a bye law which prohibits the use of electric scooters anywhere except on marked cycle lanes and with a maximum speed of 8kph.
It is just that until now, they haven't been policing it.
 

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« Reply #14 on: September 15, 2017, 14:45:17 pm »
Does not matter what i think you will still put your own spin or interpretation on it,

That is not spin or my interpretation it is a straight question
 

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« Reply #15 on: September 15, 2017, 21:02:25 pm »
After 15 years of looking in on this forum I have to say it has changed not one iota since 2002. There has always been a nucleus of ex patriots who regard any valid or meaningful criticism of the island as a whole.... ,its bars ,its businesses its restaurants or even its local government including the plod, as tantamount to heresy. Surely this is what this site is for... to discuss, debate and chew over the social, business and political aspects which affect the island. I really do fear for some of the people living there, many of the Brits especially look like the are suffering a serious form of cabin fever. Glad I got out when I did.
 
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Re: Walk safer in The White Centre now.
« Reply #16 on: September 17, 2017, 08:22:40 am »
Signs being installed around the White Centre banning scooters, cycles, footballs and electric scooters.

Will the centres own security staff enforce this rule?
 

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« Reply #17 on: September 17, 2017, 08:51:53 am »
After 15 years of looking in on this forum I have to say it has changed not one iota since 2002. There has always been a nucleus of ex patriots who regard any valid or meaningful criticism of the island as a whole.... ,its bars ,its businesses its restaurants or even its local government including the plod, as tantamount to heresy. Surely this is what this site is for... to discuss, debate and chew over the social, business and political aspects which affect the island. I really do fear for some of the people living there, many of the Brits especially look like the are suffering a serious form of cabin fever. Glad I got out when I did.
If you got out why do you still post your comments that none of us are interested in ?

Since when did you speak for the whole of the forum?...and like a lot of others who have left I'm glad I got out precisely because of types like you.
 

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« Reply #18 on: September 17, 2017, 09:10:27 am »
After 15 years of looking in on this forum I have to say it has changed not one iota since 2002. There has always been a nucleus of ex patriots who regard any valid or meaningful criticism of the island as a whole.... ,its bars ,its businesses its restaurants or even its local government including the plod, as tantamount to heresy. Surely this is what this site is for... to discuss, debate and chew over the social, business and political aspects which affect the island. I really do fear for some of the people living there, many of the Brits especially look like the are suffering a serious form of cabin fever. Glad I got out when I did.

Your fever apparently still isn't over.
 

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« Reply #19 on: September 17, 2017, 11:10:18 am »
After 15 years of looking in on this forum I have to say it has changed not one iota since 2002. There has always been a nucleus of ex patriots who regard any valid or meaningful criticism of the island as a whole.... ,its bars ,its businesses its restaurants or even its local government including the plod, as tantamount to heresy. Surely this is what this site is for... to discuss, debate and chew over the social, business and political aspects which affect the island. I really do fear for some of the people living there, many of the Brits especially look like the are suffering a serious form of cabin fever. Glad I got out when I did.
If you got out why do you still post your comments that none of us are interested in ?

Since when did you speak for the whole of the forum?...and like a lot of others who have left I'm glad I got out precisely because of types like you.
So if you got out why do you still make your comments. Move on to your new life.

Hear hear !
 

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« Reply #20 on: September 17, 2017, 11:34:14 am »
After 15 years of looking in on this forum I have to say it has changed not one iota since 2002. There has always been a nucleus of ex patriots who regard any valid or meaningful criticism of the island as a whole.... ,its bars ,its businesses its restaurants or even its local government including the plod, as tantamount to heresy. Surely this is what this site is for... to discuss, debate and chew over the social, business and political aspects which affect the island. I really do fear for some of the people living there, many of the Brits especially look like the are suffering a serious form of cabin fever. Glad I got out when I did.
If you got out why do you still post your comments that none of us are interested in ?

Since when did you speak for the whole of the forum?...and like a lot of others who have left I'm glad I got out precisely because of types like you.
So if you got out why do you still make your comments. Move on to your new life.

I thought it would be obvious why i still comment. Not that its any of your business but I still know people there and I still holiday there. The forum is not exclusive to a few grumpy old ex pats who think they own the island and nobody else should have a say. Moved on yes I have ....without a doubt, very nicely too thanks.Even moreso when i look at the dipstick hear hearing. 
 

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« Reply #21 on: September 17, 2017, 14:24:26 pm »
This Forum has been going a lot longer than you think. Brightspark as he used to be known is one of the originals, along with Hev, Appy Ammer, Fifi, Paddster and a few more who no longer post on here.
 

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« Reply #22 on: September 17, 2017, 14:39:58 pm »
I'm nothing to do with Brightspark Woe, I just took on the spark mantra as a joke when people were saying we were one and the same. However you are right I've been contributing under a few other names in the past 15 or so years ( basically because I got tired of them after a while) f, try Cameron and stedge for a start. Seen a lot come and go with a good share of great forum members and an even greater share of right dickheads along the way.
 

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« Reply #23 on: September 17, 2017, 17:23:50 pm »
True I like a laugh I won't deny it. But then the forum's always had plenty of jokers to lighten the mood and it's never affected the information given and the advice received. And thank the Lord for it too as it cancelled out the miserable po- faced members like yourself.
 

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« Reply #24 on: September 17, 2017, 19:53:46 pm »
comment directed at ashworth who has thought better of it and now deleted
 

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« Reply #25 on: October 10, 2017, 16:14:40 pm »
This Forum has been going a lot longer than you think. Brightspark as he used to be known is one of the originals, along with Hev, Appy Ammer, Fifi, Paddster and a few more who no longer post on here.

Blimey there's a few names from the past there.

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« Reply #26 on: October 10, 2017, 21:24:41 pm »
This Forum has been going a lot longer than you think. Brightspark as he used to be known is one of the originals, along with Hev, Appy Ammer, Fifi, Paddster and a few more who no longer post on here.
... and Herman the German http://www.fuerteventura-forum.com/Smileys/solosmileys/grin.gif
 

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« Reply #27 on: October 12, 2017, 10:40:31 am »
You certainly can't walk safe along the prom in front of the Atlantic mall. I was on holiday there 17 to 24 September and the scooters (& other big wheeled contraptions) were all over the place. If you didn't hear them coming you were taking your life in your hands. Who hires them out - and are they telling people to stick to the cycle lanes only? If they are telling people to stick to the cycle lanes then people are ignoring them. Someone is going to get hurt if something isn't done about it.
 

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« Reply #28 on: October 12, 2017, 13:55:22 pm »
Who hires them out

a few places in caleta, there is a place by the fishing shop in hotel geranio that hires them.

I remember seeing a news artice about 2 years ago saying they where going to be banned and last year I asked if I could hire a electric skateboard from the skate shop in coralejo and the owner said it cant be used on road or pavement now.
 

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« Reply #29 on: October 12, 2017, 15:42:17 pm »
Don't want to spoil people's fun - if they stuck to the cycle lanes there would be no problem.