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Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 19 Jan 21, 09:36 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 8,894
Posted By Raggyavn
Yes and no, I usually only contribute when I am...

Yes and no, I usually only contribute when I am actively planning to go to Florida (usually asking questions) and in the months following my return (hopefully answering questions).

The only time I...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 19 Jan 21, 06:10 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 8,894
Posted By Raggyavn
We shop for our octogenarian neighbours who wipe...

We shop for our octogenarian neighbours who wipe everything we buy down with antiseptic wipes.
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 19 Jan 21, 04:29 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 8,894
Posted By Raggyavn
Why? Is not the point of a forum to discuss...

Why?

Is not the point of a forum to discuss things?

You are always free to scroll on by.
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 19 Jan 21, 03:17 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 8,894
Posted By Raggyavn
You can refuse to take cash, whether you want to...

You can refuse to take cash, whether you want to or not is a different matter.
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 19 Jan 21, 12:58 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 8,894
Posted By Raggyavn
Looks like you had better start preparing for...

Looks like you had better start preparing for those calls.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-55717933

😀
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 15 Jan 21, 10:47 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 550
Posted By Raggyavn
The only problem to flying into Key west is one...

The only problem to flying into Key west is one of the highlights of Key West is the drive down the Keys (it's not quite the same on the way back).

Also if you are considering driving to Tampa...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 27 Sep 20, 08:49 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,813
Posted By Raggyavn
Because BA testing the water at no risk to...

Because BA testing the water at no risk to themselves. If the Gatwick take up is low or Heathrow is not yet at capacity, BA will use their slots at LHR and cancel the Gatwick flights (it's cheaper...
Forum: General Chat 1 May 20, 10:06 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 17,131
Posted By Raggyavn
Mobile And of course when the parks re-open and the...

And of course when the parks re-open and the wearing of face masks is mandatory, Disney will be on hand to supply you 1 (for a price) at the gate.
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 16 Mar 20, 02:29 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 8,894
Posted By Raggyavn
It's not difficult: Legal tender - can be...

It's not difficult:

Legal tender - can be used to to settle a debt, interestingly enough it doesn't have to be accepted (because if refused the debt still remains), however you cannot be then...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 16 Mar 20, 02:24 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 8,894
Posted By Raggyavn
You have a Ferrari, do the IPC know? You...

You have a Ferrari, do the IPC know?

You wouldn't be the first and most certainly won't be the last to misuse the PNC, in fact I believe that quite a few people with access are invited to...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 16 Mar 20, 02:08 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 8,894
Posted By Raggyavn
Likewise in your quest for the definition of...

Likewise in your quest for the definition of legal tender :grin:

If nothing else we can both agree on the need not to spread fake news and disinformation.
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 16 Mar 20, 01:47 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 8,894
Posted By Raggyavn
Like it's got absolutely nothing to do with the...

Like it's got absolutely nothing to do with the Police because they don't make laws either (only enact them).

The amount paid out in compensation by the Police due to wrongful application of the...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 16 Mar 20, 01:22 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 8,894
Posted By Raggyavn
Mobile Of course (as always) you are perfectly entitled...

Of course (as always) you are perfectly entitled to take your “cash” elsewhere, because as much as the retailer doesn’t have to accept your preferred method of payment, you also remain the right to...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 16 Mar 20, 12:53 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 8,894
Posted By Raggyavn
Strange you profess to be knowledgeable of all...

Strange you profess to be knowledgeable of all matters relating to theft with 15 years experience. Yet dismiss the Bank of England's knowledge of money matters when they have 326 years experience.
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 16 Mar 20, 12:49 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 8,894
Posted By Raggyavn
Yes quite true, but missing the very narrow...

Yes quite true, but missing the very narrow definition of when legal tender is applicable.

May I suggest the Bank of England link that I posted earlier (which I believe is the best definition).
...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 16 Mar 20, 12:27 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 8,894
Posted By Raggyavn
Theft is defined as the physical removal of an...

Theft is defined as the physical removal of an object that is capable of being stolen without the consent of the owner and with the intention of depriving the owner of it permanently.

If the owner...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 16 Mar 20, 12:20 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 8,894
Posted By Raggyavn
Obviously if the retailer hasn't accepted you...

Obviously if the retailer hasn't accepted you method of payment, you haven't paid. If retailer hasn't accepted your payment the cash isn't his/her and the goods aren't your either. As leaving the...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 16 Mar 20, 11:21 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 8,894
Posted By Raggyavn
Why not, it's the Sole traders duty to truthfully...

Why not, it's the Sole traders duty to truthfully declare his/her earnings to the tax man, not mine. I've already paid my tax on my earnings, so I commit no offence by accepting the discount. Unless...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 16 Mar 20, 11:16 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 8,894
Posted By Raggyavn
You would have committed theft! This...

You would have committed theft!



This is what that well known source on monetary matters (the Bank of England (https://www.bankofengland.co.uk/knowledgebank/what-is-legal-tender)) has to say...
Forum: Beyond the Parks 9 Mar 20, 12:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,505
Posted By Raggyavn
It you're looking for somewhere a little more...

It you're looking for somewhere a little more budget friendly try the Blue Marlin Motel. It's not swanky but is perfectly acceptable and is just off the end of Duval Street (near the Southernmost...
Forum: Beyond the Parks 9 Mar 20, 11:58 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,084
Posted By Raggyavn
We went in August and yes it was hot and yes it...

We went in August and yes it was hot and yes it was very humid, but we absolutely love Key West. we stayed in the Blue Marlin motel which is a cheaper alternative for somewhere to rest your weary...
Forum: Accommodation 25 Feb 20, 09:14 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,656
Posted By Raggyavn
The difference between this case and your analogy...

The difference between this case and your analogy is that the aircraft will definitely leave (with or without you), however if you get "stuck in traffic" and turn up at the hotel at 2am it will still...
Forum: General Chat 3 Feb 20, 09:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,358
Posted By Raggyavn
We had the same situation with BA a couple of...

We had the same situation with BA a couple of years back, the PE flight back was cheaper than economy on the way back. I put the £10pp deposit on the flights to reserve them for 72 hours and...
Forum: General Chat 4 Nov 19, 12:43 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,335
Posted By Raggyavn
Whist no wanting to cause any offence, you are...

Whist no wanting to cause any offence, you are wrong!

I am both a veteran and a current MOD Civilian and have the card with the letters on that allow me access to my home site, this card allows...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 4 Nov 19, 12:28 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 7,608
Posted By Raggyavn
Thank you for your answer and whilst I understand...

Thank you for your answer and whilst I understand the point about been at risk whilst taking the mask off to eat or drink. But surely it would be better to only take the mask off whilst eating or...
Forum: Beyond the Parks 4 Nov 19, 12:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 820
Posted By Raggyavn
Have to agree with only 2 nights in key West and...

Have to agree with only 2 nights in key West and then either a night at the top of the Keys or Miami/FL area.

You may have no problem getting off the keys, but there again as others have said, it...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 22 Oct 19, 01:13 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 7,608
Posted By Raggyavn
Sorry I wrote a really long reply and then lost...

Sorry I wrote a really long reply and then lost it all.

Could those people with an airborne allergy risk not wear a surgical mask to combat the threat?

Genuine question not an attempt to shift...
Forum: General Chat 22 Oct 19, 12:39 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,335
Posted By Raggyavn
The problem for veterans is proving it. In the US...

The problem for veterans is proving it. In the US veterans as issued with a veterans ID card, in the UK unfortunately, as yet, we do not.
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 21 Oct 19, 08:50 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 887
Posted By Raggyavn
I don't believe Mike is arriving into Kings...

I don't believe Mike is arriving into Kings Cross, as he mentions walking from Euston (which is the West Coastline).

However if you are arriving into Kings Cross some trains from the North stop at...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 10 Oct 19, 04:00 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 6,524
Posted By Raggyavn
Hammer - Nail - Head Disney are trying to squeeze...

Hammer - Nail - Head Disney are trying to squeeze more guests through the park gates. Those extra guests need ride capacity, but Disney haven't invested in anything like enough extra capacity, so...
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 7 Oct 19, 01:52 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 7,751
Posted By Raggyavn
This aged well, but actually in a way you were...

This aged well, but actually in a way you were both correct.

It is like a ride, in that it can break down as well. The only difference is that when a ride breaks down the extrication plan doesn't...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 3 Oct 19, 08:38 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 977
Posted By Raggyavn
This is the best most concise advice that you...

This is the best most concise advice that you could be given.

Yes people will always say we didn't pay and got seated together, but there's always a risk, (in fact paying for seats doesn't...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 3 Oct 19, 08:24 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,070
Posted By Raggyavn
You've reached the stage of irrational fear (and...

You've reached the stage of irrational fear (and I mean that in the kindest way) before a dream holiday. take it from someone who has been there. You've yet to get to the triple check your passports...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 2 Oct 19, 02:02 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 7,914
Posted By Raggyavn
Sorry but I think we're down to splitting hairs...

Sorry but I think we're down to splitting hairs here, If Airline X buy a former TC slot at <uk Airport> and buy a former TC slot at <US airport> and the space on the flight path would be available...
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 1 Oct 19, 09:15 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 7,751
Posted By Raggyavn
So on the Disney system the cars leave the main...

So on the Disney system the cars leave the main cable when they enter the station and go onto some type of secondary system (be it rails or another cable), which is still moving albeit slowly and the...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 1 Oct 19, 08:50 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 7,914
Posted By Raggyavn
It could IF the flights slots were already for a...

It could IF the flights slots were already for a UK airport and a Florida airport, of which TC did have a few otherwise we wouldn't be discussing it on this forum.
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 30 Sep 19, 04:00 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 7,914
Posted By Raggyavn
It is said that TC's biggest asset is its flight...

It is said that TC's biggest asset is its flight slots which are worth a fortune. So that said any airline that's wanting to put on extra flights will have to already have flight vacant slot in both...
Forum: Beyond the Parks 30 Sep 19, 12:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 508
Posted By Raggyavn
Plenty of parking to be had (if you get there...

Plenty of parking to be had (if you get there early enough), the only problem is the price is going to make your eyes water.
...
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 30 Sep 19, 12:37 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 700
Posted By Raggyavn
Just one little warning about the Service stops...

Just one little warning about the Service stops on the turnpike - they are in the middle between the 2 carriageways, that means you enter them from the outside (left) land.
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 30 Sep 19, 11:44 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 7,914
Posted By Raggyavn
As airlines use algorithms that base price on...

As airlines use algorithms that base price on supply and demand the demise of a carrier will always have an impact, which will only get worse should Norwegian's problems continue to grow.

Many...
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