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Forum: General Chat Today, 04:30 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 6,543
Posted By mick
And none more crucial than B&BW "Pretty as a...

And none more crucial than B&BW "Pretty as a peach" body lotion ;)

Mick
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum Today, 03:56 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 660
Posted By mick
Sue's a long-standing and respected Dibber so she...

Sue's a long-standing and respected Dibber so she is allowed the occasional peccadillo. :grin:

Mick
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum Today, 02:54 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 660
Posted By mick
I believe that Outback can do fancy stuff with an...

I believe that Outback can do fancy stuff with an onion - if that's how you choose a steakhouse? :confused2

Gave up on them after too many second chances but we tried them once at MCO but the...
Forum: Polls, Puzzles & Quizzes Today, 02:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 114
Posted By mick
I've tried the M&S Marmite and cheese spread so...

I've tried the M&S Marmite and cheese spread so I'll definitely give these a try when next I visit our corner shop.

Mick
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum Today, 02:30 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 660
Posted By mick
D332 As you know the other thing that shapes...

D332

As you know the other thing that shapes my posting philosophy is that I'm soon to be 7 years past the average 5 year post-op survival expectancy after 11 hours in theatre in 2009...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum Today, 01:51 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 660
Posted By mick
Very true Tom - I also heeded Geoffa's advice. If...

Very true Tom - I also heeded Geoffa's advice. If a post typed in anger will only inspire an even angrier response then delete it.

But if you insist
...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum Today, 01:47 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 660
Posted By mick
Having retired on Christmas Eve 2015 the nearest...

Having retired on Christmas Eve 2015 the nearest I got to a Zoom meeting was a conference call. :grin:

Mick
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum Today, 01:41 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 660
Posted By mick
Very true During my career I had to attend...

Very true

During my career I had to attend thousands of meetings and also chaired and facilitated a few hundred. I recall this advice from a boss many years ago.

"Better to keep your mouth shut...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum Today, 01:31 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 660
Posted By mick
Hi 123 Appreciate your comments. :grin: ...

Hi 123

Appreciate your comments. :grin:

My "rules" are only because at 75 I can't frankly be bothered with arguing over non-topics any more. I spent over 50 years in the Construction Industry...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida Today, 11:32 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 949
Posted By mick
There's a similar thread running about BA flight...

There's a similar thread running about BA flight refunds (you have to ring and ask) and BA Holidays (which seem to be fairly automatic). We always book flight only as we go to the same villa every...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida Today, 11:03 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 949
Posted By mick
Getting close to our late April BA flight from...

Getting close to our late April BA flight from LGW to TPA being cancelled then. I'll go for a refund again as we've already paid for next Nov flights and, at 75, there's a limit to how far ahead we...
Forum: Positivity Forum Yesterday, 06:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 954
Posted By mick
Excellent news. I'm 75 and had a phone call...

Excellent news.

I'm 75 and had a phone call on our land line from our GP yesterday morning. Would I like to have my Covid jab on Friday afternoon? Does Judith Chalmers have a passport? I replied...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum Yesterday, 04:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 633
Posted By mick
We'll be extra careful thanks. It's actually...

We'll be extra careful thanks. It's actually turned a lot milder in Rugby and yesterday's rain washed all the white stuff away.

We have to go to a central clinic which is actually nearer than our...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum Yesterday, 04:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 633
Posted By mick
Indeed we don't. We're 74 and 75 and our...

Indeed we don't.

We're 74 and 75 and our sleeves are rolled up for this Friday afternoon. :grin:

Mick
Forum: General Chat Yesterday, 01:48 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,215
Posted By mick
Being the eternal optimist Stu I've posted on...

Being the eternal optimist Stu I've posted on here a number of times recently that hopefully we will soon be posting again about hire car/Uber, on-site/villa, Longhorn/Outback et al.

Sadly though...
Forum: General Chat Yesterday, 01:35 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 3,646
Posted By mick
I'll admit to mine being nicked and I've just...

I'll admit to mine being nicked and I've just seen another :grin:
Forum: General Chat Yesterday, 11:13 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,431
Posted By mick
If you want to get from London to Birmingham...

If you want to get from London to Birmingham sooner then catch an earlier train and redirect all that taxpayer's money to health and education.

And having been one for over 50 years what sort of...
Forum: General Chat Yesterday, 11:02 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 3,646
Posted By mick
Just come back from a "once in a lifetime"...

Just come back from a "once in a lifetime" holiday.

Never again.
Forum: General Chat 26 Jan 21, 10:26 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 3,646
Posted By mick
D332 Are you confusing that with her...

D332

Are you confusing that with her Eurovision entry a few years back? "Holding out for a zero"?

Mick
Forum: General Chat 26 Jan 21, 01:51 PM
Replies: 704
Views: 34,148
Posted By mick
No pics Linda of me in ICU but I can still...

No pics Linda of me in ICU but I can still remember the 12th and final CT scan (with contrast :grin: ) and being told "all clear". Those guys in the CT room much better with cannulas than some who...
Forum: General Chat 26 Jan 21, 11:27 AM
Replies: 704
Views: 34,148
Posted By mick
A sunset we didn't see at Highgate Park in 2020...

A sunset we didn't see at Highgate Park in 2020. Will we see it in April or do we have to wait until November? :confused2

https://www.thedibb.co.uk/postImages/3811/fea57770d40f4d.jpg

Mick
Forum: General Chat 26 Jan 21, 11:21 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,215
Posted By mick
Please don't get wound up about, or by, people...

Please don't get wound up about, or by, people like this.

Report the post, add the sender to your ignore list and move on. Don't feed the trolls by responding - that just gives them more impetus...
Forum: TV and Film 25 Jan 21, 09:49 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,426
Posted By mick
At 75 I'll try the yodelling :grin: Mick

At 75 I'll try the yodelling :grin:

Mick
Forum: TV and Film 25 Jan 21, 09:24 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,426
Posted By mick
Bev Another watch through your fingers I'm...

Bev

Another watch through your fingers I'm afraid - no spoilers :confused2

Mick
Forum: General Chat 25 Jan 21, 05:41 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,687
Posted By mick
Linda Even photos of Target at Rolling Oaks...

Linda

Even photos of Target at Rolling Oaks before it dropped "Super"?


https://www.thedibb.co.uk/postImages/3811/8678eebf196e67.jpg

Mick
Forum: General Chat 25 Jan 21, 05:38 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,687
Posted By mick
Keep posting Sandra. I think I've posted my...

Keep posting Sandra.

I think I've posted my photo from the Splash drop 20 times on here since 2010 and I'm still posting scanned pics of our 1990 visit to WDW.

It's a nicer place to be than...
Forum: Polls, Puzzles & Quizzes 25 Jan 21, 04:41 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 511
Posted By mick
Every Tuesday and Friday my first search (apart...

Every Tuesday and Friday my first search (apart from the DIBB obviously :grin: ) is Richard Littlejohn in the DM on line.

Mick
Forum: General Chat 25 Jan 21, 11:32 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,165
Posted By mick
Kevin Joan and I are both really sorry to...

Kevin

Joan and I are both really sorry to hear about Maria's dad. We both know that you will always support each other through these difficult times.

Stay safe

Mick & Joan
Forum: General Chat 24 Jan 21, 02:48 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 6,543
Posted By mick
I buy all my summer polo/golf shirts in Florida...

I buy all my summer polo/golf shirts in Florida. Usually Izod from Premium Outlet or department stores basically because I like the material they're made of.

Recently though I've bought some from...
Forum: General Chat 24 Jan 21, 01:11 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,308
Posted By mick
T This post is on "General Chat" not over on...

T

This post is on "General Chat" not over on the dark side. That's why I spotted it. :grin:

Mick
Forum: General Chat 24 Jan 21, 01:07 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,308
Posted By mick
Just done quite a bit of research on a number of...

Just done quite a bit of research on a number of search engines and apparently it's something of an anachronism. I believe it's the interior of premises which were licensed to sell alcoholic...
Forum: General Chat 23 Jan 21, 08:22 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,623
Posted By mick
I'm extremely humbled at being on some of your...

I'm extremely humbled at being on some of your lists and many thanks to MH for the accommodation offer but I've found a nice cheap Premier Inn in Ruislip. I don't eat in bed much as I've often woken...
Forum: General Chat 22 Jan 21, 10:36 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 6,543
Posted By mick
Since Joan visits at least half a dozen branches...

Since Joan visits at least half a dozen branches of B&BW when we're there and we missed last April and November - guess what?

Well with many thanks to Debbie at "Whenyouwish" Joan will be clean...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 21 Jan 21, 10:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 992
Posted By mick
Exactly my experience that I reported earlier as...

Exactly my experience that I reported earlier as I assumed OP meant flights. Much quicker than Virgin but still need a phone call. Cancellation email offered a voucher first naturally to protect cash...
Forum: Guest Services 21 Jan 21, 09:15 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 339
Posted By mick
Just taught myself by drawing on the screen shot...

Just taught myself by drawing on the screen shot. I am indeed showing off even more ;)

https://www.thedibb.co.uk/postImages/3811/dba55ac8925bd0.jpg

Mick
Forum: Guest Services 21 Jan 21, 09:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 339
Posted By mick
A bit more advice if anyone can help please is...

A bit more advice if anyone can help please is how to draw on a screen shot.

I know how to do a screenshot of a DIBB page

https://www.thedibb.co.uk/postImages/3811/d2dd0f7ecbe9c6.jpg

But how...
Forum: General Chat 21 Jan 21, 08:43 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,021
Posted By mick
I'm only answering this Mickey to demonstrate...

I'm only answering this Mickey to demonstrate some amazing new skills that I've learnt tonight on Guest Services.

I'd to answer in a nice font.

But in a box over here.

Not in a box over...
Forum: Guest Services 21 Jan 21, 08:33 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 339
Posted By mick
well here goes or maybe I'd like a...

well here goes

or maybe


I'd like a box


No not there
Forum: Guest Services 21 Jan 21, 07:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 339
Posted By mick
That's a very useful bit of kit thanks. Amazing...

That's a very useful bit of kit thanks. Amazing what I don't know after nearly 17 years on here.

Something to have a study of after dinner. :grin:
Forum: Guest Services 21 Jan 21, 06:02 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 339
Posted By mick
Or even link a post :grin: ...

Or even link a post :grin:

https://www.thedibb.co.uk/postImages/3811/bd7fa816767624.jpg
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