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Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants Today, 03:39 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 7,601
Posted By Mr Tom Morrow
If she had done that with me she would have...

If she had done that with me she would have needed more than the tip to fix the new ≈≈≈≈ I would have ripped her.

I never tip 20% and never will. As it is I actually don't tip onsite due to the...
Forum: General DVC Discussion Yesterday, 11:41 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 10,422
Posted By Mr Tom Morrow
I popped to the Laundry Room just now (How much...

I popped to the Laundry Room just now (How much clothes do kids get through!) and checked out the external painting of Block No 2.

Doing a nice job and they have masked off the lower parts of the...
Forum: General Chat Yesterday, 10:46 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,812
Posted By Mr Tom Morrow
Stew. Sorry for the delay as we are in Florida. ...

Stew. Sorry for the delay as we are in Florida.

Happy Anniversary to you both, well done:)

36 years for us this Sept and as usual we will celebrate the day here.:)
Forum: Accommodation Yesterday, 01:16 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 812
Posted By Mr Tom Morrow
We always stay in one of the All Stars the first...

We always stay in one of the All Stars the first night to save our DVC Points.
We find them fine, theming is in your face but nothing wrong with that. Quite funny actually.

If the price was right...
Forum: General DVC Discussion Yesterday, 11:45 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 10,422
Posted By Mr Tom Morrow
We checked into SSR yesterday and visually there...

We checked into SSR yesterday and visually there is nothing more to see than Saratoska posted albeit I intend to have a prowl around in the next few days!

However. As we know the 2 blocks in...
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation Yesterday, 11:37 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 404
Posted By Mr Tom Morrow
There are a host of UK based companies that do...

There are a host of UK based companies that do the roadside assistance package that some want. Money Maxim is quite good.
A quick Google throws up quite a few.

However apart from Auto Europe I...
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation Yesterday, 12:54 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 951
Posted By Mr Tom Morrow
Donna. This popped on the other day. ...

Donna. This popped on the other day.

https://www.thedibb.co.uk/forums/showthread.php?t=1141799
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation Yesterday, 12:39 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 25,249
Posted By Mr Tom Morrow
Rick. I would need all that in writing, possibly...

Rick. I would need all that in writing, possibly in triplicate!

Actually when we were in a Villa we used Google maps on my Wife's phone and I just listened to the instructions. Worked great but...
Forum: General Chat 18 Aug 19, 11:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 435
Posted By Mr Tom Morrow
Helen. Spot on. The concept is brilliant, the...

Helen. Spot on. The concept is brilliant, the reality not so much sad to say.
Forum: General Chat 18 Aug 19, 10:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 435
Posted By Mr Tom Morrow
OP. If you do want a loo you can get a macerator...

OP. If you do want a loo you can get a macerator system.
I don't like them though.
Forum: General Chat 18 Aug 19, 10:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 435
Posted By Mr Tom Morrow
If no soil pipe then so much easier. So as long...

If no soil pipe then so much easier. So as long as you don't mind a load of floorboards lifted it's not that hard to run hot and cold anywhere.
The problem is the 40 or 45mm waste that cannot cross...
Forum: General DVC Discussion 18 Aug 19, 10:03 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,470
Posted By Mr Tom Morrow
Sadly not this trip as I had a PE downgrade...

Sadly not this trip as I had a PE downgrade voucher to use up so gifted it to my Granddaughter so her return trip is free. We did debate about leaving her in PE on her own but at 8 maybe she is tad...
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants 18 Aug 19, 01:21 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 7,601
Posted By Mr Tom Morrow
My Son had a server in New York who said to him I...

My Son had a server in New York who said to him I have circled the 25% tip amount to help you.
He said not to worry I can do maths and because of this you are getting 15% :spin:

She wasnt happy
Forum: General Chat 18 Aug 19, 01:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 740
Posted By Mr Tom Morrow
OP. Sounds a good travel day. Nice to hear all...

OP. Sounds a good travel day. Nice to hear all went well with Avis after all the horror stories lately.

If you want you can download the Avis app which shows full details of your rental and you...
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 18 Aug 19, 12:47 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 25,249
Posted By Mr Tom Morrow
I will post some pictures late today. Just...

I will post some pictures late today. Just heading out for some food then to change resorts to SSR.

The car seems to be about the size of my X3 and drives well. No Sat Nav though even though its...
Forum: General Chat 18 Aug 19, 11:53 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 6,498
Posted By Mr Tom Morrow
I could certainly do the little job that the late...

I could certainly do the little job that the late Richard did. Was still there aged 92, wow.
Now that would be nice.:)

https://www.thedibb.co.uk/postImages/81675/19d1eebe8eaa60.jpg
Forum: General Chat 18 Aug 19, 11:45 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 6,498
Posted By Mr Tom Morrow
I will be 66 before my State Pension kicks in...

I will be 66 before my State Pension kicks in. Maybe:erm:

I do see both sides of the coin though ref those who contribute and those who don't.
My Dad retired from the Police aged 58 and never...
Forum: Accommodation 18 Aug 19, 11:05 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 422
Posted By Mr Tom Morrow
We would always stay in the Carousel as long as...

We would always stay in the Carousel as long as they put a plunge pool there. Until they do it's a no.
Forum: General Chat 18 Aug 19, 02:41 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,046
Posted By Mr Tom Morrow
The standard procedure in our house is my Wife...

The standard procedure in our house is my Wife has a tidying up phase and puts everything away. Then we cant find it.

The conversation always comes around to her saying I must have moved it:erm:...
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 18 Aug 19, 02:36 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 180
Posted By Mr Tom Morrow
Beach line - Express Lanes Now In. SunPass Only

Drove up the Beachline earlier and I noted they have done tons of work since we were here in May.

Heading up to the I4 I spotted the 2 outer lanes are now SunPass Express lanes But the tolls are...
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 18 Aug 19, 02:30 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,262
Posted By Mr Tom Morrow
OP. I feel your pain. I would be bouncing off the...

OP. I feel your pain. I would be bouncing off the walls.
I have had many yellow warning lights come on and just ignore them. I have even propped a small box on the dash by the warning light to hide...
Forum: General DVC Discussion 18 Aug 19, 02:20 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,470
Posted By Mr Tom Morrow
We got in earlier tonight. Great flight,...

We got in earlier tonight. Great flight, outstanding crew. In fact best crew for donkeys years.
All Stars tonight and over to SSR tomorrow.
Forum: General Chat 18 Aug 19, 02:19 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 909
Posted By Mr Tom Morrow
Quite nice here. Just took the Granddaughter for...

Quite nice here. Just took the Granddaughter for some food and still showing 83 degrees:)

So pleased to leave the UK after yesterdays weather driving to Gatwick.:cry:
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 18 Aug 19, 02:08 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 25,249
Posted By Mr Tom Morrow
Hit the Alamo garage at circa 6.30pm today, were...

Hit the Alamo garage at circa 6.30pm today, were slowed down as we couldn't use Global Entry as the Granddaughter is with us!

Excellent choice of Standard SUVs

2 Ford Edges so I grabbed a...
Forum: General DVC Discussion 17 Aug 19, 08:04 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 219
Posted By Mr Tom Morrow
Isn't the air con thermostat on the wall working?...

Isn't the air con thermostat on the wall working?

I know most Resorts have a unit where you can turn the temps up and down and also turn it off entirely.
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 17 Aug 19, 08:00 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,094
Posted By Mr Tom Morrow
I was one of those who wouldn't get rid of my...

I was one of those who wouldn't get rid of my paper licence until one day I thought why am I having to carry this darn Passport around with me.:erm:

Switched within a week of being home.
Forum: General Chat 17 Aug 19, 07:33 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 10,313
Posted By Mr Tom Morrow
Looks very nice I must say. Some nice lines and...

Looks very nice I must say. Some nice lines and it all flows nicely. I know it won't pump out much heat but the vertical Rad looks great. Graphite?
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 16 Aug 19, 09:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 837
Posted By Mr Tom Morrow
I am an environmentalist hence I have just...

I am an environmentalist hence I have just changed form a 2ltr diesel to a 3ltr diesel :spin:

Glad to see the Americans have seen the error of their ways and will ditch petrol for the better...
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 16 Aug 19, 07:08 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,188
Posted By Mr Tom Morrow
Right. That's better. It's the fuel plus tax plus...

Right. That's better. It's the fuel plus tax plus airport user fee. Sounds ok to me. Big tank though!
Forum: General Chat 16 Aug 19, 06:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 792
Posted By Mr Tom Morrow
1976:)

1976:)
Forum: General Chat 16 Aug 19, 06:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,055
Posted By Mr Tom Morrow
I would start the E Mail complaint chain. It may...

I would start the E Mail complaint chain. It may get you nowhere but it's worth a shot.
Nothing worse than a chair that is non responsive or has a mind of its own. You paid for something that...
Forum: General Chat 16 Aug 19, 06:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,055
Posted By Mr Tom Morrow
Spot on. I have had a free return PE flight free...

Spot on. I have had a free return PE flight free as my PE chair was broken. But I was bumped to Econ.

For any issues onboard I get the name of the Supervisor and their take on it and then go from...
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 16 Aug 19, 06:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 685
Posted By Mr Tom Morrow
Well done, great result.

Well done, great result.
Forum: General Chat 16 Aug 19, 06:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 373
Posted By Mr Tom Morrow
I'm with Gryff on this. As an ex Carpenter the...

I'm with Gryff on this. As an ex Carpenter the old fashioned sometimes weird repair options work the best. May sound peculiar but they have stood the test of time.
Forum: General Chat 16 Aug 19, 06:30 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,675
Posted By Mr Tom Morrow
I am going against the grain here albeit I don't...

I am going against the grain here albeit I don't have phone or broadband with Sky. For the rest I find the packages great and the customer service excellent.

I live on Outlook Calendar and have...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 16 Aug 19, 10:10 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,163
Posted By Mr Tom Morrow
My top tip - Check twice a day!

My top tip - Check twice a day!
Forum: General Chat 16 Aug 19, 10:07 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,017
Posted By Mr Tom Morrow
My weekly tasks seem to revolve around finding...

My weekly tasks seem to revolve around finding promo codes for us and also both the Children. One of us always needs something and invariably an hours worth of searching throws up a discount code...
Forum: General Chat 16 Aug 19, 08:41 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 423
Posted By Mr Tom Morrow
All very well picking them up but you should...

All very well picking them up but you should really have paid for them.:pgig::pgig:
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 16 Aug 19, 08:13 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 389
Posted By Mr Tom Morrow
The law is fairly vague in my view, namely - ...

The law is fairly vague in my view, namely -

Children age 4 and 5 must be in a separate carrier, integrated child seat or booster seat.

However for a 5yr old I would want a proper child seat...
Forum: Christmas 16 Aug 19, 08:09 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,628
Posted By Mr Tom Morrow
Oh goody! Not long until the Easter Eggs are in...

Oh goody! Not long until the Easter Eggs are in the shops now.:pgig:

Nothing bought in the Morrow household yet. And it won't be for many Months.

I do so admire those people though who think so...
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