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Forum: General Chat Today, 03:44 AM
Replies: 81
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Forum: General Chat Today, 02:26 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,863
Posted By duchy
If you read the thread youíll see the process has...

If you read the thread youíll see the process has changed.
Those calls are far from a given this year.
If you have HD you donít return the equipment as you own it so itís wise to know this to avoid...
Forum: General Chat Yesterday, 11:14 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,863
Posted By duchy
Unless you are going to Virgin donít cancel your...

Unless you are going to Virgin donít cancel your broadband but allow the new provider to take it over to avoid a break in service
Forum: General Chat Yesterday, 01:10 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,863
Posted By duchy
It amazes me how often I see situations where...

It amazes me how often I see situations where people just donít get around to getting new offers for months or even years. If I see an account like that, (I do tech not sales) I mention it and offer...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum Yesterday, 01:00 PM
Replies: 475
Views: 26,891
Posted By duchy
Nappies are on the essentials list , premie sized...

Nappies are on the essentials list , premie sized baby grows available on Amazon and M&S with next day delivery . Most doting grandparents would prefer not to be running around shops and increasing...
Forum: General Chat Yesterday, 12:20 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,645
Posted By duchy
In the 80s I spent time on a kibbutz and worked...

In the 80s I spent time on a kibbutz and worked with elderly ladies who had survived the camps , they are the ďgrannyísĒ Israeli youth grew up with , listening to their stories . Makes perfect sense...
Forum: General Chat Yesterday, 12:11 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,863
Posted By duchy
Start with logging into your mysky account on...

Start with logging into your mysky account on your phone or tablet if you havenít already.
Forum: TV and Film Yesterday, 11:35 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 414
Posted By duchy
I really enjoyed Suits much to my surprise. ...

I really enjoyed Suits much to my surprise.
Salvation was only two series but was good too (Designated Survivor crossed with Scorpion , both of which I enjoyed too)
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum Yesterday, 11:29 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,097
Posted By duchy
Iíd love to be able to travel to tier 3 as I have...

Iíd love to be able to travel to tier 3 as I have some pressing family matters there but ultimately I canít . If it turns from pressing to emergency I may not have a choice but have to go.
I really...
Forum: General Chat Yesterday, 11:22 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,863
Posted By duchy
If you call on your mobile the automated system...

If you call on your mobile the automated system will send you a link to online chat when wait times are long.
I haVE absolute admiration for the chat guys , they are usually juggling up to ten...
Forum: General Chat Yesterday, 11:09 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,863
Posted By duchy
If your broadband is with Sky already and you are...

If your broadband is with Sky already and you are upgrading to Fibre with them no , you can upgrade and itíll end your existing contract and start a new 18 month contract for fibre with no penalty :)...
Forum: General Chat Yesterday, 10:56 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,863
Posted By duchy
Yes much better . Main box has a bigger hard...

Yes much better .
Main box has a bigger hard disc so more storage , better technology , ability to be recording programmes(up to 4at the same time) whilst watching another, more flexible can run all...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum Yesterday, 02:15 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,619
Posted By duchy
Wouldnít you pick them up and drive them home to...

Wouldnít you pick them up and drive them home to reduce the risks of transmission though ?
The extraordinary thing about this was she was visiting family , who clearly werenít bothered either ,...
Forum: General Chat Yesterday, 02:00 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,863
Posted By duchy
I spoke to someone tonight who was paying £45 for...

I spoke to someone tonight who was paying £45 for BT Sports from BT ... I was gobsmacked . Needless to say he no longer is but has moved it.
Forum: General Chat Yesterday, 01:55 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,863
Posted By duchy
No longer true as you donít own the new Q boxes...

No longer true as you donít own the new Q boxes unlike the HD boxes.
Forum: General Chat Yesterday, 01:52 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,665
Posted By duchy
Finished Salvation last night on Netflix so have...

Finished Salvation last night on Netflix so have a couple of US presidents and a bunch of geniuses, a. retired CIA agent and the FBI. What could go wrong ?
Forum: General Chat 27 Oct 20, 08:56 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,863
Posted By duchy
Depends on which other services you have, if you...

Depends on which other services you have, if you have HD then yes.
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 27 Oct 20, 08:45 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,458
Posted By duchy
You however are just one person. My friends...

You however are just one person.
My friends just hitting sixty donít want to work for another six years but would prefer to retire, spend time with their spouses, grandchildren , travel , do more...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 27 Oct 20, 01:38 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,619
Posted By duchy
What horribly selfish people they must be .

What horribly selfish people they must be .
Forum: General Chat 27 Oct 20, 01:30 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,645
Posted By duchy
Despite my heritage I have no desire to visit the...

Despite my heritage I have no desire to visit the camps personally as I feel I know enough from first hand accounts.
Itís a very personal decision.
Forum: General Chat 27 Oct 20, 12:27 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,863
Posted By duchy
I was merely pointing out that that things are...

I was merely pointing out that that things are currently different to avoid anyone losing out by waiting for a call that never comes.
Forum: General Chat 27 Oct 20, 12:10 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,645
Posted By duchy
Couple of years ago I was contacted by a lost...

Couple of years ago I was contacted by a lost American cousin . His grandfather (my grandfatherís brother) left Lithuania around the same time but instead of going to London or Leeds like his...
Forum: General Chat 27 Oct 20, 11:44 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,863
Posted By duchy
Yes Ultimate is Netflix , as you have HD , the...

Yes Ultimate is Netflix , as you have HD , the agent added on UHD for free which upgraded the Netflix from standard (2streams in SD ) to premium which gives you 4 streams in HD plus UHD on your main...
Forum: General Chat 27 Oct 20, 11:37 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,863
Posted By duchy
Youíve missed the point completely , itís not...

Youíve missed the point completely , itís not about you , itís about the impact COVID is still having on resources , call centres canít operate at anywhere near normal capacity (thereís ongoing...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 27 Oct 20, 11:23 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,619
Posted By duchy
I canít imagine the selfishness of letting a...

I canít imagine the selfishness of letting a tradesman into your home knowing you are waiting on a test result.
I routinely send our engineers into peopleís homes and have the choice of reading...
Forum: General Chat 27 Oct 20, 11:09 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,049
Posted By duchy
So a good two grand cheaper than the most basic...

So a good two grand cheaper than the most basic funeral .
Forum: General Chat 27 Oct 20, 12:19 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,863
Posted By duchy
Just ring Sky , theyíll add it to your Sky...

Just ring Sky , theyíll add it to your Sky account (after explaining it) and send an email so you can merge it across so the Netflix DD stops charging straight away (no monthís notice needed) . Itís...
Forum: General Chat 27 Oct 20, 12:15 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,049
Posted By duchy
The ďbestĒ funerals I have attended were...

The ďbestĒ funerals I have attended were celebrations of the personís life .
At my best friendís funeral the eulogy was given by me and another old friend at the request of the family He and I had...
Forum: General Chat 26 Oct 20, 11:57 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,863
Posted By duchy
Processes have changed , win back calls are rarer...

Processes have changed , win back calls are rarer at the moment so not to be relied upon.
Forum: General Chat 26 Oct 20, 11:54 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,863
Posted By duchy
Another tip is if you have or will be moving to Q...

Another tip is if you have or will be moving to Q and have a separate Netflix account it is often better to move it to Sky , for example a Netflix premium account is around £10 from Netflix but if...
Forum: General Chat 26 Oct 20, 11:47 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,645
Posted By duchy
Fascinating , my family fled the Pogroms in...

Fascinating , my family fled the Pogroms in Lithuania in 1900 but we have branches who lost almost everyone to the camps during WW2 .
Itís certainly something that should never be forgotten.
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 26 Oct 20, 11:40 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,458
Posted By duchy
Well... There are many like me whose pension...

Well...
There are many like me whose pension planning was built on expecting to retire at sixty and now wonít qualify for state pension til sixty six so rolling it back to sixty three actually...
Forum: Christmas 26 Oct 20, 06:33 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,189
Posted By duchy
With just four of you , you have so many more...

With just four of you , you have so many more options , doesnít need to be buffet food you could go all out different and have something like lobster or caviar , something you wouldnít have for a...
Forum: General Chat 26 Oct 20, 06:02 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,863
Posted By duchy
Thereís the rub , most offers put you into a...

Thereís the rub , most offers put you into a fixed term contract, with no offers it is full price , with commitment to a fixed term down the price goes.
Things have changed a bit though, most agents...
Forum: General Chat 26 Oct 20, 03:53 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,863
Posted By duchy
Itíll be end of contract if youíve not changed...

Itíll be end of contract if youíve not changed anything recently .
Forum: General Chat 26 Oct 20, 03:29 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,049
Posted By duchy
Iím torn as I donít actually want one but I know...

Iím torn as I donít actually want one but I know my husband wouldnít feel he had done ďrightĒ by me if there wasnít one.
I also believe funerals are for the living and to trigger the start of...
Forum: General Chat 26 Oct 20, 01:53 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,863
Posted By duchy
Hold fire for the Black Friday deals if you can...

Hold fire for the Black Friday deals if you can wait a week or two.
(If you canít wait, call again , some agents are more ďcreativeĒ with offers than others.
The upgrade to Q is worth considering...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 26 Oct 20, 11:49 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,097
Posted By duchy
No , even if you can convince yourself it is...

No , even if you can convince yourself it is within the letter of the restrictions , itís not within the spirit of the restrictions .
If I was living in a tier three area I wouldnít want people...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 25 Oct 20, 02:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 578
Posted By duchy
We like both May and September , May is a little...

We like both May and September , May is a little cooler and less humid but not much in it. September is of course hurricane season (June to October).
Iíve just changed our May dates for end of...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 25 Oct 20, 02:39 PM
Replies: 475
Views: 26,891
Posted By duchy
Itís a bit like the old Sunday trading laws , you...

Itís a bit like the old Sunday trading laws , you could buy a ďtop shelfĒ magazine but you couldnít buy a bible !

I donít have a problem with non essentials as such but the one everyone has...
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