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Forum: General Chat 17 Mar 20, 03:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 635
Posted By THOscar
Mobile Coronavirus is to blame for a lot of things but...

Coronavirus is to blame for a lot of things but the collapse of Laura Ashley isnít one of them.
Forum: Food, Wine, Cooking & Eating 11 Mar 20, 10:17 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 437
Posted By THOscar
https://www.costa.co.uk/menu/ gives...

https://www.costa.co.uk/menu/

gives nutritional info when you select a drink and customize it.
Forum: General Trip Planning 10 Mar 20, 06:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 789
Posted By THOscar
Think you got east and west confused there...

Think you got east and west confused there :tongue:
Forum: General Chat 10 Mar 20, 12:57 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,922
Posted By THOscar
Laughable.

Laughable.
Forum: General Chat 27 Feb 20, 01:48 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 6,662
Posted By THOscar
I feel sorry for the already overstretched GP...

I feel sorry for the already overstretched GP surgeries across the country having to deal with the total overreaction to the mass media hype of coronavirus.
Forum: General Chat 21 Feb 20, 12:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 210
Posted By THOscar
Amex have an offer on currently for one which is...

Amex have an offer on currently for one which is usually a fee but free for first year. You can take that out, get one point per £1 spent which can then be changed into airmiles at 1 air mile per...
Forum: General Chat 20 Feb 20, 02:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 465
Posted By THOscar
I got paid once for a competition I was in by a...

I got paid once for a competition I was in by a cheque in US dollars and it was such a faff with Halifax. Cost £25+the awful exchange rate they gave on it.
Forum: General Chat 20 Feb 20, 12:40 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,269
Posted By THOscar
Not read the rest of the thread but the house we...

Not read the rest of the thread but the house we bought has dishwasher drawers instead of a dishwasher and we love them. Loads of capacity in each drawer and means you don't need to fill the whole...
Forum: General Trip Planning 20 Feb 20, 12:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 824
Posted By THOscar
Used NordVPN whilst in Florida in November but...

Used NordVPN whilst in Florida in November but couldn't get SkyGo to work on that. Sky are trying to crack down on VPN usage abroad so you might have to try a few different ones to get one that works.
Forum: General Chat 20 Feb 20, 11:45 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,623
Posted By THOscar
I found O2 a complete ripoff with upgrades and...

I found O2 a complete ripoff with upgrades and new contracts. I actually ended up cancelling my O2 contract early (with the penalty for doing so) and taking a 3 SIM only contract instead and it still...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 20 Feb 20, 11:08 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 13,981
Posted By THOscar
It's a QS location so no ADR.

It's a QS location so no ADR.
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 19 Feb 20, 03:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 827
Posted By THOscar
Yeah unfortunately only UC get fast-track at...

Yeah unfortunately only UC get fast-track at Manchester.
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants 19 Feb 20, 02:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 276
Posted By THOscar
Yep most places (saying most as no doubt theres...

Yep most places (saying most as no doubt theres an exception but not from our experience) include some cocktails in the list. We found a couple of places said 'you can have these 5 but not these 2'...
Forum: General Chat 14 Feb 20, 11:55 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 572
Posted By THOscar
My mum has been driving automatic Honda Jazz' for...

My mum has been driving automatic Honda Jazz' for the last 10 years or so. I've inherited a couple over the years from her and got to say it's a really decent car!

There was a small period in 2008...
Forum: General Chat 14 Feb 20, 11:45 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,609
Posted By THOscar
Recently had a problem with our boiler dropping...

Recently had a problem with our boiler dropping pressure down to 0.5 but never completely losing pressure. Had British Gas out 3 times in 2 weeks, different bloke each time with a different 'fix'...
Forum: General Chat 12 Feb 20, 11:20 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 758
Posted By THOscar
I'd suggest she tries some of the 'gateway'...

I'd suggest she tries some of the 'gateway' fantasy stuff. Some of the easier authors I enjoyed when younger were David Eddings, Raymond E Feist, Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett (ok I don't like...
Forum: General Chat 3 Feb 20, 03:59 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 902
Posted By THOscar
As above, upgrades are only available with miles...

As above, upgrades are only available with miles if there's reward seat availability in the class you want to upgrade to.
Forum: General Chat 3 Feb 20, 12:25 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 902
Posted By THOscar
Fundamentally it comes down to whether you gain...

Fundamentally it comes down to whether you gain more than £160 worth of airmiles from the card. Usually the answer is yes.
Forum: General Chat 31 Jan 20, 03:27 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 12,573
Posted By THOscar
I seem to remember the lady-only car insurers got...

I seem to remember the lady-only car insurers got in trouble for being lady-only and had to start offering quotes to men too. The quotes weren't competitive but they had to offer them.

Edit:...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 30 Jan 20, 12:04 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,203
Posted By THOscar
So my VM card is my account with wife as a named...

So my VM card is my account with wife as a named card holder on it. I'd sign up for the amex in my name but would want wife to have a card too (after all she's the one who does all the spending...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 30 Jan 20, 11:25 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,203
Posted By THOscar
Question eagles, if I apply and have wife as a...

Question eagles, if I apply and have wife as a secondary card holder, can we cancel then reapply as the wife and have me a secondary card holder?
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 29 Jan 20, 05:17 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,203
Posted By THOscar
I actually didn't realise there was an Amex you...

I actually didn't realise there was an Amex you can get airmiles with, as we just automatically swapped to the virgin money one when they stopped the MBNA partnership.

Do you get the companion...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 29 Jan 20, 05:15 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,203
Posted By THOscar
Didn't know that! Wish I had done as definitely...

Didn't know that! Wish I had done as definitely would've used it on our last trip. One for the future!
Forum: General Chat 29 Jan 20, 05:02 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 12,573
Posted By THOscar
I love modern Britain where we get outraged at...

I love modern Britain where we get outraged at everything.
Forum: General Chat 29 Jan 20, 04:55 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,806
Posted By THOscar
I'm a HE Careers Adviser and the whole 'graduate...

I'm a HE Careers Adviser and the whole 'graduate jobs are usually advertised from Spring' is nonsense. They're advertised ALL the time. At any one time our job portal will have 3-400 graduate jobs...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 29 Jan 20, 03:36 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,203
Posted By THOscar
I'm not going to pretend I'm the most efficient...

I'm not going to pretend I'm the most efficient with our airmile collecting as I know there's a lot more ways to get them than we use. Saying that, we started collecting miles in October 2015 when we...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 28 Jan 20, 05:37 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,203
Posted By THOscar
Afraid I don't know the answer to that one. I...

Afraid I don't know the answer to that one. I presume if you get the ticket details for the flight from VH you can link the booking on the VA site/app but I don't know for definite, sorry.
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 28 Jan 20, 05:32 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,203
Posted By THOscar
They do but you can also just go into your VA...

They do but you can also just go into your VA account and do it through there. I did it on the bus on my phone. The options for food were up at least week or two before the flight.
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 28 Jan 20, 05:29 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,203
Posted By THOscar
From who was in our UC cabin my guess would be...

From who was in our UC cabin my guess would be maybe 4 of us on reward seats and the rest fee paying. We have some family friends who visit disney every year and flying UC each way. They always pay...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 28 Jan 20, 12:13 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,203
Posted By THOscar
Flew UC in November, loved it. From practically...

Flew UC in November, loved it. From practically walking through security to the nice and quiet lounge. The food in the lounge could be a bit better for for free I wasn't complaining. Plenty of free...
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants 27 Jan 20, 03:41 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,041
Posted By THOscar
Remember you don't get credits for your checkout...

Remember you don't get credits for your checkout day so whilst you can use credits on checkout, you don't accumulate credits for that day. Just in case you're making plans and think you have...
Forum: General Chat 27 Jan 20, 03:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 732
Posted By THOscar
Would a local food bank take them?

Would a local food bank take them?
Forum: General Trip Planning 23 Jan 20, 11:40 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 796
Posted By THOscar
https://www.hudsonyardsnewyork.com/discover/vessel...

https://www.hudsonyardsnewyork.com/discover/vessel

Book them on the website.
Forum: General Trip Planning 20 Jan 20, 09:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 690
Posted By THOscar
Mobile Tom Kitchin has another place in Bruntsfield...

Tom Kitchin has another place in Bruntsfield called south side scran now also.

La Favorita is the slightly more casual sister restaurant of Vittoria and imo is much better.
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants 18 Jan 20, 08:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 440
Posted By THOscar
Mobile Fall off the bone is perfectly acceptable in bbq,...

Fall off the bone is perfectly acceptable in bbq, so long as itís done the right way!

To OP, polite pig is premier league, flame tree is national league south.
Forum: General Chat 10 Jan 20, 10:21 AM
Replies: 938
Views: 103,667
Posted By THOscar
Ahh yes Piers Morgan, the shining light of UK...

Ahh yes Piers Morgan, the shining light of UK media.
Forum: General Trip Planning 9 Jan 20, 02:48 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 846
Posted By THOscar
Yeah my family do similar, they park at Stanmore...

Yeah my family do similar, they park at Stanmore and travel in from there.
Forum: General Chat 9 Jan 20, 11:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 403
Posted By THOscar
Been with Ovo the last year, can't complain but...

Been with Ovo the last year, can't complain but never had to deal with them really. Used uswitch to swap to them, super easy.

heard good things about bulb.
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 7 Jan 20, 07:51 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 16,530
Posted By THOscar
Mobile Thatís not allowed on the dibb.

Thatís not allowed on the dibb.
Forum: General Chat 6 Jan 20, 05:31 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,744
Posted By THOscar
Given you interviewed just before Christmas I'd...

Given you interviewed just before Christmas I'd say don't completely rule out the possibility of getting the job. For a lot of places today is the first proper day back in the office and could easily...
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