Results are out! Find what you Get quick advice or join the chat
Hey there! Sign in to have your say on this topicNew here? Join for free to post

*BREAKING NEWS* - Woman in petrol accident - *BREAKING NEWS*

Announcements Posted on
Will you get the grades you need for uni? Get prepared today and de-stress, sign up to email alerts for course places! 02-06-2015
Waiting on IB results? Our IB results hub explains everything you need to know 01-06-2015
  1. Offline

    One of the many reasons as to why to never listen to the tories.
  2. Offline

    I dont see why a cabinet member should lose their job over someones stupidity!!!.She almost qualifies for a Darwin award.
  3. Offline

    I thought Maudes advice was pretty sensible. I personally had no idea that a jerry can was specifically 20 litres or even that keeping 20 litres of petrol (in one can?) was illegal. Like the word "hoover" is synonymous with "vacuum cleaner" then I reckon most people just think a jerry can is a normal 5 litre can of petrol/fuel.

    And if the media have such a huge problem with people putting petrol in a can (for the "strike") how do they resolve the milions of people who keep petrol in the garage for mowers etc?

    Decanting your petrol into a jug by a lit cooker - that's a bit daft and I don't think Maude ever suggested doing that.

    Since the last fuel strike I've always kept 3 x 20 litre cans of diesel at home... but btw it's also not sensible to keep petrol in any quantity because it actually goes "off" in time (loses it's octane rating) and could damage your engine.
  4. Online

    (Original post by xXedixXx)
    One of the many reasons as to why to never listen to the tories.
    Anyone thinking the Tories are responsible for this deserves to burn as well. This was not down to bad politics. It's down to natural selection of stupidity.


Submit reply


Thanks for posting! You just need to create an account in order to submit the post
  1. this can't be left blank
    that username has been taken, please choose another Forgotten your password?
  2. this can't be left blank
    this email is already registered. Forgotten your password?
  3. this can't be left blank

    6 characters or longer with both numbers and letters is safer

  4. this can't be left empty
    your full birthday is required
  1. By joining you agree to our Ts and Cs, privacy policy and site rules

  2. Slide to join now Processing…

Updated: April 4, 2012
TSR Support Team

We have a brilliant team of more than 60 Support Team members looking after discussions on The Student Room, helping to make it a fun, safe and useful place to hang out.

New on TSR

Improving your uni offer

Why now is the time to think about Adjustment

Useful resources

Think you'll be in clearing or adjustment?

Hear direct from unis that want to talk to you

Get email alerts for university course places that match your subjects and grades. Just let us know what you're studying.

Quick reply
Reputation gems: You get these gems as you gain rep from other members for making good contributions and giving helpful advice.