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Forum: Christmas Yesterday, 03:32 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 551
Posted By sky13
I've been buying an insane amount of Christmas...

I've been buying an insane amount of Christmas food (mince pies, chocolate, lebkuchen, stollen, and more) so I expect my snacking calorie intake to go way up the whole month of Christmas!
...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum Yesterday, 03:17 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,383
Posted By sky13
The standard PCR test only picks up RNA - which...

The standard PCR test only picks up RNA - which both viable and non-viable viral particles will have. All it determines is that viral genetic material is present, it can't tell you if the virus is...
Forum: General Chat Yesterday, 02:55 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 804
Posted By sky13
For things like phone bills - I don't bother...

For things like phone bills - I don't bother checking as long as the amount is what I expect it to be as it is usually the exact same amount every month. If it is higher/lower then I will check for...
Forum: General Chat Yesterday, 07:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 512
Posted By sky13
My experience is with the iPhone X and 11 Pro but...

My experience is with the iPhone X and 11 Pro but should be fairly similar for iPhone 12 cases.

The ones that don't obscure the branding too much are the clear cases, and these are some of the...
Forum: Accommodation Yesterday, 06:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 295
Posted By sky13
I think after reading the experiences people had...

I think after reading the experiences people had with DVC rentals this year, I would personally avoid DVC rentals until the situation is more stable. Or only consider it if full protection is...
Forum: Christmas Yesterday, 06:47 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 585
Posted By sky13
I remember that Hotel Chocolat used to have some...

I remember that Hotel Chocolat used to have some really nice chocolate flakes to make hot chocolate with!
Forum: Accommodation 29 Nov 20, 12:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 383
Posted By sky13
In non-COVID times, this would be my list of...

In non-COVID times, this would be my list of booking direct with Disney vs DVC rental pros/cons. With the caveat that I've never done DVC rental but have looked into it a few times...

Pros of...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 28 Nov 20, 10:42 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 5,013
Posted By sky13
Years ago we got taught how to suture, and then...

Years ago we got taught how to suture, and then how to take sutures out. I hated suturing, but taking sutures out was rather fun!

(I don't get to do it any more either!)
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 28 Nov 20, 09:39 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 5,013
Posted By sky13
Like others that have commented here... I have...

Like others that have commented here... I have what I would suppose are appropriate qualifications and have administered injections of various types over the course of my working life, but would...
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 22 Nov 20, 03:20 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 358
Posted By sky13
Yes you can get magical express no matter how you...

Yes you can get magical express no matter how you book your Disney hotel (direct with Disney or via a third party), though you will need to book the magical express either by phone or online.

Not...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 21 Nov 20, 02:37 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,787
Posted By sky13
I put down holidays, the gym, and others! ...

I put down holidays, the gym, and others!

Holidays - well this is the Dibb and we wouldn't be here if we didn't like holidays! I had some plans this year for holidays which sadly got disrupted...
Forum: General Chat 21 Nov 20, 02:30 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 2,357
Posted By sky13
Just over a year ago when I went to the runDisney...

Just over a year ago when I went to the runDisney Wine and Dine weekend in WDW!

Though if they decide to have the meals on the parked plane thing again I might be tempted...
Forum: Offers, Discounts, Codes, Cashback and UK Shopping 20 Nov 20, 04:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,067
Posted By sky13
I'm so tempted by the Harry Potter Time Turner...

I'm so tempted by the Harry Potter Time Turner necklace pendant! But where I am it seems that it's not eligible for any of the ongoing Pandora offers. :(
Forum: Tickets 20 Nov 20, 04:23 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,713
Posted By sky13
My refund was back to my card, but the amount and...

My refund was back to my card, but the amount and date was unknown too!

I only found out my refund(s) came back when I went to pay my credit card bill and got the pleasant surprise of it being a...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 20 Nov 20, 04:20 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,200
Posted By sky13
I actually think that multiple countries have...

I actually think that multiple countries have done fairly well so far.

Taiwan - no community transmission for ages, and currently sitting at 611 cases total (!). NZ seems to have done a brilliant...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 20 Nov 20, 04:10 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 8,169
Posted By sky13
I like the hand sanitiser everywhere. I like...

I like the hand sanitiser everywhere.

I like that people are a bit more aware of personal space (though given that I live in a crowded city space is always at a premium and these days in rather...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 19 Nov 20, 04:22 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,706
Posted By sky13
I'm in Singapore. Since the start of the pandemic...

I'm in Singapore. Since the start of the pandemic the local authorities have generally been very prompt about isolating anyone who tested positive. So if you tested positive for any reason (either as...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 19 Nov 20, 03:59 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,727
Posted By sky13
My preference is Heathrow over Gatwick. ...

My preference is Heathrow over Gatwick.

Under non-COVID circumstances, if I was flying via London to Orlando (which I've done a few times) the first flight from home to London goes into Heathrow...
Forum: General Chat 19 Nov 20, 02:11 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,761
Posted By sky13
That's insanely huge! I'd totally go for the...

That's insanely huge!

I'd totally go for the Celebrations McFlurry though...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 18 Nov 20, 03:47 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,706
Posted By sky13
I think it probably depends on where you go on...

I think it probably depends on where you go on holiday and how prevalent COVID is at the destination. Hence the formation of things like travel bubbles.



My employer (healthcare sector) told us...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 18 Nov 20, 03:36 PM
Replies: 307
Views: 20,329
Posted By sky13
Exciting that it might get approved soon... but...

Exciting that it might get approved soon... but even after approval it will still take a bit of time to ramp up production and get the supply and distribution chain to the point where it becomes...
Forum: General Chat 18 Nov 20, 02:37 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,195
Posted By sky13
Growing up, I wanted at various times to be an...

Growing up, I wanted at various times to be an air stewardess/flight attendant, one of the people who operate theme park rides, a ride designer (I blame Rollercoaster Tycoon and holidays involving...
Forum: Christmas 18 Nov 20, 02:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 410
Posted By sky13
I used to cycle throughout the year (commuting)...

I used to cycle throughout the year (commuting). I never actually got specialised cycling gloves, but used to double layer my gloves (had a nice thin pair of gloves from I think Accessorize, and then...
Forum: General Chat 18 Nov 20, 02:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 428
Posted By sky13
As others have said, varies by university. Also...

As others have said, varies by university. Also can vary by degree (some degrees may have different term times than others)!
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 17 Nov 20, 04:50 PM
Replies: 1,959
Views: 117,011
Posted By sky13
I sometimes really wish I could take people who...

I sometimes really wish I could take people who are doubting test results and put them inside a COVID-19 testing lab and see what actually happens inside the labs! As well as how they troubleshoot...
Forum: General Chat 14 Nov 20, 06:19 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,293
Posted By sky13
I use the built in Apple password manager and...

I use the built in Apple password manager and usually use the suggested "strong passwords".

My passwords get saved in iCloud - this means that if I save the password on my iPhone, it transfers...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 14 Nov 20, 03:15 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,400
Posted By sky13
Not to mention needing some knowledge of anatomy,...

Not to mention needing some knowledge of anatomy, recognition of any issues with the vials/etc, recognition of side effects, etc...

I have relevant qualifications and have administered injections...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 13 Nov 20, 03:27 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,506
Posted By sky13
Agreed, the definition of a lockdown seems to...

Agreed, the definition of a lockdown seems to have varied greatly from place to place and time to time with stricter measures in some countries/places/times and looser measures in others.



I...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 13 Nov 20, 01:06 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 783
Posted By sky13
Thanks for the suggestion but from my previous...

Thanks for the suggestion but from my previous experiences I think it is easier for me to book directly with WDW, especially for last minute changes/cancellations!

For example - a few years ago I...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 12 Nov 20, 05:53 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,106
Posted By sky13
I went end August/early September 2017. Weather...

I went end August/early September 2017. Weather was fairly hot but it was fun... until Hurricane Irma came along and I cut short my trip and left just before MCO closed for the hurricane!

Being...
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants 12 Nov 20, 05:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 955
Posted By sky13
I carry my non-USA driving licence, and have a...

I carry my non-USA driving licence, and have a photograph of my passport photo page on my phone.

Had a random conversation with an Epcot Germany CM once where she remarked that, being from...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 12 Nov 20, 05:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 783
Posted By sky13
I'm not in the UK... but have booked multiple WDW...

I'm not in the UK... but have booked multiple WDW stays (mostly room-only) through the WDW USA website. No issues at all, and the room-only bookings have extremely generous change/cancellation...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 12 Nov 20, 03:29 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,794
Posted By sky13
I fit under at least one of those categories and...

I fit under at least one of those categories and I'm still learning about the various vaccines, tests, etc - new data keeps coming out about everything and it's difficult to keep up!
Forum: General Chat 11 Nov 20, 02:57 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,334
Posted By sky13
I'm not familiar with the Vertuo range so can't...

I'm not familiar with the Vertuo range so can't help with the flavours they have! But I had the same problem with the OL pods last year when I started drinking Nespresso, so I just kept drinking all...
Forum: General Chat 8 Nov 20, 02:58 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 6,167
Posted By sky13
I also cannot remember the last time I joined a...

I also cannot remember the last time I joined a queue in a coffee place that had 10 people in it! At most it will have around 5-6 people, if it has more I'm going to another coffee place (there are...
Forum: General Chat 8 Nov 20, 06:24 AM
Replies: 155
Views: 6,167
Posted By sky13
I'm A as well. I really hate wandering...

I'm A as well.

I really hate wandering around trying to look for a seat if I'm holding a tray with cup(s) of coffee, feels like an accident waiting to happen for me!

And if no table was...
Forum: Christmas 7 Nov 20, 05:58 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,866
Posted By sky13
I just bought the Nespresso advent calendar!...

I just bought the Nespresso advent calendar! Looking forward to opening it next month (even though I already have a fairly good idea of what is inside it)!
Forum: Tickets 5 Nov 20, 02:47 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,713
Posted By sky13
Mine was just the platinum (no plus as I didn't...

Mine was just the platinum (no plus as I didn't want the water parks)!

The refund amount I've received in total is approximately what I was hoping for (equivalent of time left on pass) so I'm...
Forum: Tickets 4 Nov 20, 02:50 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,713
Posted By sky13
Thought I'd post here that I think I have now...

Thought I'd post here that I think I have now received all of my refund for my Platinum AP.

Platinum AP: purchased end Oct 2019
Requested for refund in June
Received a partial refund in July (I...
Forum: General Chat 4 Nov 20, 02:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 548
Posted By sky13
Like a couple of others in this thread... I have...

Like a couple of others in this thread... I have an 11 Pro and do not feel the need to upgrade to the 12 Pro, especially since 5G isn't really all that established where I am!

Not as familiar...
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