Re: Identity card has standard security questions???
When I was 16, I used to visit the pub up the road during my school
lunch break. Are there many of us who didn't buy a drink in a pub
before we were 18? It's the alcohol that causes problems, not the age
of the drinker.
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2009/12/1 Peter Tomlinson <pwt@...>:
> Ian Batten wrote:
>> I can't see why a publican who hasn't been told to accept these strange ID
>> card things would do so, which is why the Home Office were visiting licensed
>> premises in Manchester to get them on board. The whole reason for the PASS
>> scheme, and its predecessor the Portman Group scheme, was because there had
>> been a rise in private `ID' card schemes which were for practical purposes
> An aside: local pub recently (Bristol). 6 young men (or are they really
> boys?) walk in, find a table in an alcove. Subdued lighting. One of the
> group goes to the bar. Is asked for ID. Barmaid looks at the photocard,
> says: "I know him, I was at school with him" - and the pic is not of the
> youth who presented it. Youth quickly retires (of course they expected that
> bar staff would be students who don't come from here, but this barmaid is at
> Uni in her home town) and they all leave quietly.