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Forum: General DVC Discussion Yesterday, 11:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 350
Posted By YorkshireT
Their own wording: This applies to all...

Their own wording:

This applies to all reservations regardless of arrival date.
Forum: General DVC Discussion Yesterday, 06:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 350
Posted By YorkshireT
Mobile You have been given incorrect information. This...

You have been given incorrect information. This is what their own email said yesterday:

When a reservation involving Borrowed Points is cancelled, the Borrowed Points will be returned to the Use...
Forum: Coronavirus Discussion Forum Yesterday, 06:49 PM
Replies: 229
Views: 30,049
Posted By YorkshireT
Mobile Good news - Johnson and Johnson say their vaccine...

Good news - Johnson and Johnson say their vaccine is highly probable to work, and are starting wide scale production next week. It will still be New Year before this becomes available initially but...
Forum: General DVC Discussion 29 Mar 20, 10:37 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 378
Posted By YorkshireT
In fairness the stance currently taken seems...

In fairness the stance currently taken seems reasonable. It is reasonable that they dont allow already banked points to be banked again, otherwise everyone would seriously struggle to get...
Forum: Coronavirus Discussion Forum 28 Mar 20, 10:45 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,055
Posted By YorkshireT
I had a thread on here called pathetic response...

I had a thread on here called pathetic response to the virus, when I was alarmed with the then unique herd immunity approach and reports of a 3.5% death rate. It didnt add up to a sensible policy...
Forum: Coronavirus Discussion Forum 26 Mar 20, 02:26 PM
Replies: 211
Views: 28,536
Posted By YorkshireT
Mobile I speculated something similar a few weeks ago.

I speculated something similar a few weeks ago.
Forum: Coronavirus Discussion Forum 26 Mar 20, 01:19 PM
Replies: 211
Views: 28,536
Posted By YorkshireT
Domestically, sometime later in the year-...

Domestically, sometime later in the year- possibly.

I too just cannot see unfettered foreign travel until we have the vaccine.

By all accounts that is at least 12 months, and then it has to be...
Forum: Coronavirus Discussion Forum 25 Mar 20, 11:51 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,352
Posted By YorkshireT
Funny as I was in US over Xmas, and came back to...

Funny as I was in US over Xmas, and came back to see on Dibb a load of people talking about having a coughing virus. But my BIL a fit 45 year old who spend half his life living in London hotels every...
Forum: Coronavirus Discussion Forum 25 Mar 20, 02:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 964
Posted By YorkshireT
Mobile One of my clients sent us one today to use whilst...

One of my clients sent us one today to use whilst on their business.
Forum: Coronavirus Discussion Forum 25 Mar 20, 02:35 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 8,547
Posted By YorkshireT
Mobile Just had a look now, now saying April 29th for...

Just had a look now, now saying April 29th for most stuff.https://www.thedibb.co.uk/postImages/104234/cf3241bf80bc5f.jpg
Forum: Coronavirus Discussion Forum 25 Mar 20, 02:31 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 8,547
Posted By YorkshireT
Everything showing 20 April. Go on and have a...

Everything showing 20 April. Go on and have a look, unless its just in our area. Whether it takes this long I suppose is another matter.

Strange as where we are we normally have same day!
Forum: Coronavirus Discussion Forum 25 Mar 20, 10:09 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 8,547
Posted By YorkshireT
All my Amazon Prime deliveries are showing 20...

All my Amazon Prime deliveries are showing 20 April!
Forum: Coronavirus Discussion Forum 24 Mar 20, 08:41 PM
Replies: 211
Views: 28,536
Posted By YorkshireT
Mobile Brits going? Maybe a different question, but...

Brits going? Maybe a different question, but suspect summer 2021.
Forum: Coronavirus Discussion Forum 24 Mar 20, 07:33 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,227
Posted By YorkshireT
Good news from China: ...

Good news from China:
https://news.sky.com/story/coronavirus-china-is-slowly-returning-to-normal-how-did-it-get-to-this-position-11962487

Key will be lockdown to virtually eradicate, then test...
Forum: Coronavirus Discussion Forum 23 Mar 20, 10:20 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 9,581
Posted By YorkshireT
Mobile I think you could be spot on unfortunately.

I think you could be spot on unfortunately.
Forum: General DVC Discussion 23 Mar 20, 10:07 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,583
Posted By YorkshireT
Mobile I dont think there is an easy way Gavvy.

I dont think there is an easy way Gavvy.
Forum: Coronavirus Discussion Forum 23 Mar 20, 01:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,539
Posted By YorkshireT
I have only considered briefly, but there is some...

I have only considered briefly, but there is some misconception over 'force majeure'- which is often reasonable in terms of letting a party escape its liabilities to perform the contract, but may not...
Forum: General Chat 20 Mar 20, 08:40 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 6,072
Posted By YorkshireT
Mobile Good to hear Hal.

Good to hear Hal.
Forum: General Chat 20 Mar 20, 12:34 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 6,072
Posted By YorkshireT
Mobile Read the books on Branson, particularly the...

Read the books on Branson, particularly the Michael Crick ones (who he sued for defamation and failed).

The image you may have may quickly disappear.
Forum: Coronavirus Discussion Forum 20 Mar 20, 12:17 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 7,668
Posted By YorkshireT
Mobile Some good stories. Easy for Broadband and TV...

Some good stories.

Easy for Broadband and TV companies though, suspect their revenues will increase.

Impressed with some hotel chains and will be making a mental note for future custom.
Forum: Coronavirus Discussion Forum 20 Mar 20, 12:12 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 8,673
Posted By YorkshireT
Mobile Big spike of deaths in the Midlands- wouldnt...

Big spike of deaths in the Midlands- wouldnt surprise me if linked to Cheltenham as a lot of people from that area attend.
In many ways the more who get it within the NHS coping level the better as...
Forum: Positivity During Crisis 19 Mar 20, 10:19 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 747
Posted By YorkshireT
Given it gives Italys figures from the day...

Given it gives Italys figures from the day before and not since the above story, I think that is lagging a day behind.
Forum: Positivity During Crisis 19 Mar 20, 07:41 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 747
Posted By YorkshireT
Theyll start releasing people in Wuhan in 14...

Theyll start releasing people in Wuhan in 14 days they say if no new cases.

Others will probably then spring up, but theyll be all over them like a rash, with contact tracing (mobile phone...
Forum: General Chat 19 Mar 20, 07:35 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 732
Posted By YorkshireT
I had one. Circa 1978 I was laying on the...

I had one.

Circa 1978 I was laying on the floor watching Dr Who, for some reason laying sideways but still sat atop the hopper if you are with me. So the bottom of the hopper was pointing toward...
Forum: General DVC Discussion 19 Mar 20, 03:58 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,336
Posted By YorkshireT
Been reported on threads that they reversed the...

Been reported on threads that they reversed the decision and are allowing borrowed points to be returned:

https://www.thedibb.co.uk/postImages/104234/017122699e56de.jpg

Not sure if correct but...
Forum: General DVC Discussion 19 Mar 20, 12:23 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,336
Posted By YorkshireT
Mobile I suspect legal action could follow- treating...

I suspect legal action could follow- treating different members differently, allowing some and not others to return their points, is unacceptable.
I can fully understand why they wont allow late...
Forum: General DVC Discussion 18 Mar 20, 05:01 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,336
Posted By YorkshireT
Mobile I hope we will get a big dues rebate due to low...

I hope we will get a big dues rebate due to low running costs in shutdown!
Forum: General DVC Discussion 18 Mar 20, 04:58 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,336
Posted By YorkshireT
Mobile Bummer I have borrowed 155 from 2021

Bummer I have borrowed 155 from 2021
Forum: Coronavirus Discussion Forum 17 Mar 20, 03:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 792
Posted By YorkshireT
Getting lots of emails from USA chains re To Go

As usual the US are ahead of the game- getting tons of emails about 'To Go' from the likes of Olive Garden and many others, sometimes with money off vouchers etc.

Delivery or collection is the way...
Forum: General Chat 17 Mar 20, 03:11 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,497
Posted By YorkshireT
If you put them in the fridge, like they do in...

If you put them in the fridge, like they do in the USA, they last a lot longer and can often go way past their best before date (but make your own decisions!).

Source: The owner of one of the...
Forum: Coronavirus Discussion Forum 17 Mar 20, 02:00 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 15,836
Posted By YorkshireT
Mobile Yes which is why the have you had it test is so...

Yes which is why the have you had it test is so important.
Forum: Coronavirus Discussion Forum 17 Mar 20, 10:12 AM
Replies: 164
Views: 15,836
Posted By YorkshireT
I think this is phase 1 only, bring the infection...

I think this is phase 1 only, bring the infection rate down so the NHS is not massively overwhelmed (any graph peak will need circa 150000 critical care beds at any one time according to the...
Forum: Coronavirus Discussion Forum 17 Mar 20, 09:59 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,359
Posted By YorkshireT
Mobile May see the end of the zero hour contract.

May see the end of the zero hour contract.
Forum: Coronavirus Discussion Forum 17 Mar 20, 07:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 667
Posted By YorkshireT
Thanks for the link, whilst I am feeling better...

Thanks for the link, whilst I am feeling better about government response, it basically like theres low chance of any holiday next Xmas, then again we all have more important things to worry about...
Forum: Coronavirus Discussion Forum 16 Mar 20, 01:04 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,060
Posted By YorkshireT
I have taken on board the points and even though...

I have taken on board the points and even though the title of my post was actually just copied from the Guardian headline (not sure if people
realised that), I have changed it so it doesnt mean you...
Forum: Coronavirus Discussion Forum 16 Mar 20, 12:13 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,060
Posted By YorkshireT
Procrastinator thanks for your post, your...

Procrastinator thanks for your post, your sentence starting In truth I think is correct. I will do likewise.
Forum: Coronavirus Discussion Forum 15 Mar 20, 11:54 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,060
Posted By YorkshireT
I am sick of being described as scaremongering...

I am sick of being described as scaremongering and enjoying things when posting up pieces of news I have seen. Its astonishing, and only occurring on here.
Guardian is usually seen as a...
Forum: Coronavirus Discussion Forum 15 Mar 20, 11:48 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,060
Posted By YorkshireT
Its the Public Health England guidance for...

Its the Public Health England guidance for hospitals (post edited with apologies).
Forum: Coronavirus Discussion Forum 15 Mar 20, 11:47 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,060
Posted By YorkshireT
Its the Guardian which has the Public Health...

Its the Guardian which has the Public Health England document which is signed off by the head of PHE and pushed out to the hospitals and senior management.

Unless Guardian are making it all up.
...
Forum: Coronavirus Discussion Forum 15 Mar 20, 11:37 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 350
Posted By YorkshireT
Great news. The saving grace of this is that it...

Great news. The saving grace of this is that it largely leaves our kids alone.
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