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SootynSweep
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PostPosted: Mon Mar 12, 2007 12:42 pm    Post subject: UK passport Reply with quote

Got a new UK passport today.

Bit more dificult to renew than before, have to send a biometric photo, I'll say that again 'cos it sounds good biometric!! 3 page .pdf on the embassy website with instructions on what they require.

But what's bothering me is on the page after the biometric photo there's something that looks like an RFID chip, is this for real? Do I need to go and buy lots of protective tinfoil? Will I be GPS tracked for the rest of my life?
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PostPosted: Mon Mar 12, 2007 1:23 pm    Post subject: Re: UK passport Reply with quote

SootynSweep wrote:
But what's bothering me is on the page after the biometric photo there's something that looks like an RFID chip, is this for real? Do I need to go and buy lots of protective tinfoil? Will I be GPS tracked for the rest of my life?
Oh yes, and you'll beep every time you go in or out of any shop too, but then if you have a mobile phone they've been watching for a long time Rolling Eyes Rolling Eyes Evil or Very Mad
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PostPosted: Tue Mar 13, 2007 1:35 pm    Post subject: RE: Re: UK passport Reply with quote

Fortunately I'm mobile free Smile

But if they look like black helicopters, sound like black helicopters then they probably are black helicopters.
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PostPosted: Tue Mar 13, 2007 3:48 pm    Post subject: Re: RE: Re: UK passport Reply with quote

SootynSweep wrote:
Fortunately I'm mobile free Smile

But if they look like black helicopters, sound like black helicopters then they probably are black helicopters.


eek! I am amazed that the mobile enforcement squad hasn't called on you.

My daughter is TV free, but she keeps getting threatening letters from the TVLA, seems TV is compulsory in this country, so why not mobile phones?

Think there's a reward for reporting offenders?Twisted Evil
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PostPosted: Tue Mar 13, 2007 5:29 pm    Post subject: RE: Re: RE: Re: UK passport Reply with quote

My daughter has fought off the TV licence/tax people and steadfastly refuses to countenance a mobile phone although her partner has to have one for his job
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PostPosted: Thu Mar 15, 2007 7:53 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

i have a passport a mobile and a tv license Cool
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PostPosted: Thu Mar 15, 2007 9:02 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

1slipperyfish (troll) wrote:
i have a passport a mobile and a tv license and a scant grip on reality Confused
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I quite agree Rolling Eyes
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PostPosted: Thu Mar 15, 2007 10:38 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Why not use them then? Especially the passport Smile
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PostPosted: Thu Mar 15, 2007 10:52 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

especially as you are a woolyback Smile
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PostPosted: Fri Mar 16, 2007 5:08 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

nelz wrote:
Why not use them then? Especially the passport Smile


From past posts on the PCPlus forums, some of us are all too aware of 1sf (troll)'s sojourns in foreign lands, sadly he keeps coming back. Sad

I might point out that we tax-payers subsidise his holidays as he is a government employee (no I'm not referring to his supposed second career as a spy). Can't we just club together to buy him a one-way ticket? Smile
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PostPosted: Fri Mar 16, 2007 5:10 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

being a spy is my first career Confused spying was my first love and it will be my last, spying for the future and spying for the past Very Happy
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PostPosted: Fri Mar 16, 2007 7:16 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

1slipperyfish (troll) wrote:
being a spy is my fantasy career Confused spying was my first mistake and it will be my last, plying for the future and plying for the past Very Happy
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