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Postby SootynSweep » Mon Mar 12, 2007 12:42 pm

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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Re: UK passport

Postby towy71 » Mon Mar 12, 2007 1:23 pm

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 :roll: :roll: :evil:
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RE: Re: UK passport

Postby SootynSweep » Tue Mar 13, 2007 1:35 pm

Fortunately I'm mobile free :-)

But if they look like black helicopters, sound like black helicopters then they probably are black helicopters.
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Re: RE: Re: UK passport

Postby wyliecoyoteuk » Tue Mar 13, 2007 3:48 pm

SootynSweep wrote:Fortunately I'm mobile free :-)

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:
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Postby towy71 » Tue Mar 13, 2007 5:29 pm

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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Postby 1slipperyfish » Thu Mar 15, 2007 7:53 pm

i have a passport a mobile and a tv license 8)
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Postby towy71 » Thu Mar 15, 2007 9:02 pm

1slipperyfish (troll) wrote:i have a passport a mobile and a tv license and a scant grip on reality :?
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Postby nelz » Thu Mar 15, 2007 10:38 pm

Why not use them then? Especially the passport :)
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Postby wyliecoyoteuk » Thu Mar 15, 2007 10:52 pm

especially as you are a woolyback :)
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Postby Rhakios » Fri Mar 16, 2007 5:08 pm

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


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. :(

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? :)
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Postby 1slipperyfish » Fri Mar 16, 2007 5:10 pm

being a spy is my first career :? spying was my first love and it will be my last, spying for the future and spying for the past :D
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Postby towy71 » Fri Mar 16, 2007 7:16 pm

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