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Forum: Christmas 18 Dec 18, 03:27 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,956
Posted By fumbo
Top tip - if you put your sprouts onto boil now...

Top tip - if you put your sprouts onto boil now they will be ready in time for next Xmas...
Forum: General Chat 13 Dec 18, 12:31 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 9,176
Posted By fumbo
Crikey - that's a lot more people than I thought...

Crikey - that's a lot more people than I thought would be working.

Have the best one you can everyone!
Forum: General Chat 6 Dec 18, 11:53 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 9,176
Posted By fumbo
So who is working at Xmas and why?

I am working parts of Xmas day and boxing day. I work for a cat rehoming charity and the little furballs still need their pens cleaned and feeding so its no rest for me! Honestly if you get a chance...
Forum: General Chat 6 Dec 18, 11:03 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 534
Posted By fumbo
Some retail and/or restaurant work experience...

Some retail and/or restaurant work experience might be helpful as that is what most of the work is. My son did this programme and he had worked in Asda on the pizza and chicken counters and also at...
Forum: General Chat 6 Dec 18, 10:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,001
Posted By fumbo
Congrats. My son did this and loved it so much he...

Congrats. My son did this and loved it so much he wants to go back and do it again!
Forum: General Trip Planning 13 Nov 18, 12:33 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 375
Posted By fumbo
The Berlin Welcome Card is great. It includes...

The Berlin Welcome Card is great. It includes transfers from the airport - just make sure you order the right one depending on which airport you fly to as they are in different travel zones.

You...
Forum: General Chat 13 Nov 18, 12:12 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 9,804
Posted By fumbo
I see you are in Yorkshire. we are currently in...

I see you are in Yorkshire. we are currently in the process of having a kitchen put in by Orchid Interiors who are based in Wakefield. It is still only day 2 but they have been excellent in the...
Forum: General Trip Planning 1 Aug 18, 12:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 495
Posted By fumbo
I may be wrong but on any overnight ferry I have...

I may be wrong but on any overnight ferry I have been on a bunk for each booking is compulsory? May be different for here though.
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 1 Aug 18, 12:45 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,893
Posted By fumbo
Here is a true story. Set off from Leeds at...

Here is a true story.

Set off from Leeds at about 5.30am to get 10.30am flight from Manchester. This should have us arriving at car park at airport at 6.30, so 4 hours till departure and plenty of...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 1 Aug 18, 12:03 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,648
Posted By fumbo
Not worth a queue or a fastpass.

Not worth a queue or a fastpass.
Forum: General Chat 1 Aug 18, 11:41 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 7,684
Posted By fumbo
I often wonder how some people earn enough money...

I often wonder how some people earn enough money to go to Florida given some peoples total lack of knowledge/common sense!
Forum: General Trip Planning 21 Jul 18, 11:25 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 399
Posted By fumbo
There is not much in it tbh. One point worth...

There is not much in it tbh.

One point worth mentioning there has been a spate of car break ins at the airport car parks in recent weeks so make sure you leave nothing on display.
Forum: Food, Wine, Cooking & Eating 21 Jul 18, 11:20 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,046
Posted By fumbo
Slingsby rhubarb gin. My missus swears by it.

Slingsby rhubarb gin. My missus swears by it.
Forum: TV and Film 21 Jul 18, 11:12 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 6,745
Posted By fumbo
I think I have wasted enough time on this now...

I think I have wasted enough time on this now. The last two series have been ridiculous plot wise.
Forum: General Trip Planning 12 Apr 18, 01:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 794
Posted By fumbo
Look at getting the Berlin Welcome Card before...

Look at getting the Berlin Welcome Card before you go. It includes transport from the airports and travel for the extent of your trip if you pick the right one plus discounts off lots of things -...
Forum: General Chat 20 Feb 18, 04:22 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 5,451
Posted By fumbo
I also work for a cat rehoming charity. We are...

I also work for a cat rehoming charity. We are pretty good at rehoming them but some people have some very odd ideas such as they are evil (witches cats) etc.

In fact they are the scientifically...
Forum: General Chat 18 Feb 18, 03:17 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,305
Posted By fumbo
You can hand it over but to be successful for tax...

You can hand it over but to be successful for tax planning purposes they need to be paying a market rent for it to their children.
Forum: General Chat 26 Jan 18, 06:48 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,598
Posted By fumbo
Its not much fun being a grown up. Why shouldn't...

Its not much fun being a grown up. Why shouldn't we let ourselves be kids again for a while.
Forum: General Trip Planning 23 Jan 18, 05:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 712
Posted By fumbo
Adina - all with kitchens and washing machines so...

Adina - all with kitchens and washing machines so you can travel really lightly and save money by eating breakfast in..
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 10 Jan 18, 06:53 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,342
Posted By fumbo
It is fair. If you pay in full it costs you...

It is fair. If you pay in full it costs you nothing but you don't have to pay for ages and also get added purchase protection. The credit card companies have to cover the costs of their operation,...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 5 Jan 18, 04:00 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,342
Posted By fumbo
You do know they have to pay a percentage of the...

You do know they have to pay a percentage of the card payments to the CC company? 3% in the case of Amex. Most companies were only trying to recover the additional costs but this has been ruined by...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 20 Dec 17, 05:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,792
Posted By fumbo
There are a batch of fatpasses released on the...

There are a batch of fatpasses released on the day around 10.30 (10.37 quite often) so sit yourself down and keep checking the app for fastpasses.
Forum: General Chat 9 Dec 17, 11:27 AM
Replies: 301
Views: 24,742
Posted By fumbo
Morocco - unless I was suffering from sever...

Morocco - unless I was suffering from sever constipation.
Forum: General Chat 29 Nov 17, 05:59 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,223
Posted By fumbo
Does anyone care? It doesn't matter a jot to most...

Does anyone care? It doesn't matter a jot to most people?
Forum: TV and Film 29 Nov 17, 05:57 PM
Replies: 418
Views: 31,963
Posted By fumbo
Watched this weeks mostly on fast forward from...

Watched this weeks mostly on fast forward from start to finish. That's 4 minutes of my life I will never get back.
Forum: General Chat 26 Nov 17, 02:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,510
Posted By fumbo
Oh yes. He is desperate to go back but the work...

Oh yes. He is desperate to go back but the work visa is only for a year and you cannot return to work there for a year after.
Forum: General Chat 26 Nov 17, 02:33 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,429
Posted By fumbo
Hi - I work for a cat charity and unfortunately I...

Hi - I work for a cat charity and unfortunately I can confirm waiting lists are quite long. We had nearly 300 on our list at one point and we only have 12 homing pens.:omg:

However kitten season...
Forum: General Chat 24 Nov 17, 01:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,510
Posted By fumbo
You can do it after a degree. My son had finished...

You can do it after a degree. My son had finished his and been working for a year when he went, and he is planning to apply again as soon as he can!
Forum: TV and Film 24 Nov 17, 01:25 PM
Replies: 418
Views: 31,963
Posted By fumbo
I hope its all of them...

I hope its all of them...
Forum: General Chat 24 Nov 17, 01:22 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,699
Posted By fumbo
This happens a lot with Northern Rail...

This happens a lot with Northern Rail. Technically they are correct as you should buy a ticket before you board if they sell them at the station you board the train but it is very petty when you are...
Forum: TV and Film 22 Nov 17, 05:51 PM
Replies: 418
Views: 31,963
Posted By fumbo
Its just so boring now - some trick with zombies...

Its just so boring now - some trick with zombies. Too much yapping. No tension. Watch on mostly fast forward.
Forum: General Chat 22 Nov 17, 05:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,510
Posted By fumbo
Hi - my eldest has just finished his year doing...

Hi - my eldest has just finished his year doing this and has had a great time. Not sure about the timings but I would start looking the summer before she finishes see when positions are available.
...
Forum: General Trip Planning 19 Nov 17, 11:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,047
Posted By fumbo
See if you can pre book any of the walking tours...

See if you can pre book any of the walking tours. we have found them to be fantastic whether it be introduction to Berlin, Nazi Berlin, Cold war Berlin etc.

Or you could get them a Berlin card...
Forum: General Chat 16 Nov 17, 10:05 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,629
Posted By fumbo
Think the 42 will be per month. Its not what it...

Think the 42 will be per month. Its not what it costs its what they pay for in the event of trouble that is the main thing.
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 4 Nov 17, 12:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,008
Posted By fumbo
Its just a lottery. 3 hours to clear the airport...

Its just a lottery. 3 hours to clear the airport in March, less than an hour in September.
Forum: General Chat 28 Oct 17, 10:44 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,355
Posted By fumbo
Do it do it do it. You cannot lose and can make a...

Do it do it do it. You cannot lose and can make a lot of money out of SAYE schemes most of which will be tax free. its a complete no brainer if you can afford it.
Forum: General Trip Planning 22 Oct 17, 11:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 713
Posted By fumbo
Highly recommend Roomzzzzz apartthotel. Lovely...

Highly recommend Roomzzzzz apartthotel. Lovely and some excellent deals to be had.
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 14 Oct 17, 09:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,992
Posted By fumbo
They release fast passes on the day about 10.30...

They release fast passes on the day about 10.30. Take any time offered even if it is late as once you have one you can generally move it earlier.
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 10 Oct 17, 05:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 869
Posted By fumbo
Please note prices charged in America are...

Please note prices charged in America are generally much higher than they ask us to pay so i would suggest you check both UK and US sites before booking.
Forum: General Chat 9 Oct 17, 04:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,698
Posted By fumbo
How about volunteering? I work for an animal...

How about volunteering? I work for an animal charity and we are always after volunteers. It is very sociable and can be extremely rewarding.
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