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Forum: General Chat Today, 07:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 161
Posted By YorkshireT
Yes I have one- they are very fun to ride,...

Yes I have one- they are very fun to ride, particularly with a Badass Box on them (of course, off road only on private land only ;)). I have a Trek Power Fly. I can average about 20mph on that, and...
Forum: General Chat Today, 07:01 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,586
Posted By YorkshireT
According to reports, they have been...

According to reports, they have been investigating him for some time. Someone came forward saying they had seen disturbing videos he had- including one woman chained up to a post which was possibly...
Forum: Current Issues Forum Today, 12:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 937
Posted By YorkshireT
Insurers are possibly trying it on- threaten FOS...

Insurers are possibly trying it on- threaten FOS to invoke their formal complaints process. Will depend upon policy wording but most say they will pay- in other words a monetary reimbursement and...
Forum: Current Issues Forum Today, 12:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 681
Posted By YorkshireT
Mobile Hereís some more experts saying similar-looks to...

Hereís some more experts saying similar-looks to me like they probably know where itís going- https://www.google.co.uk/amp/s/amp.usatoday.com/amp/5309046002
Forum: General Trip Planning Today, 10:02 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 358
Posted By YorkshireT
Mobile Didnít hate it- San Antonio I really liked. Iíve...

Didnít hate it- San Antonio I really liked. Iíve been to 26 states and Iíd say itís one of my least favourite though, particularly in the South.
Houston is kind of mad and as I say has a bit of a...
Forum: General Chat Today, 09:41 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 426
Posted By YorkshireT
Mobile Subway and Taco Bell both failed in UK initially.

Subway and Taco Bell both failed in UK initially.
Forum: General Chat Today, 09:40 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 426
Posted By YorkshireT
Mobile Saul Goodman took the franchise- figured heíd be...

Saul Goodman took the franchise- figured heíd be safe in Blackburn.
Forum: General DVC Discussion Today, 09:38 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 394
Posted By YorkshireT
Mobile So am I .

So am I .
Forum: General DVC Discussion Today, 08:24 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 101
Posted By YorkshireT
They finished Congress and were working on The...

They finished Congress and were working on The Springs but word is, work had stopped on Springs due to Corona. Iíd hope they start again ASAP (this isnít budgetary constraint as itís being paid for...
Forum: General DVC Discussion Today, 08:21 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 394
Posted By YorkshireT
Well the first point is there is no point in...

Well the first point is there is no point in waiting so Iíd see what member services can do today.

Assuming you canít do anything with the banked, you could wait and see if anything changes but...
Forum: General DVC Discussion Today, 08:10 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 559
Posted By YorkshireT
Thanks Karen, I know I harp on about it but it is...

Thanks Karen, I know I harp on about it but it is a good strategy which often isnít considered. Doesnít work for everyone, but I havenít regretted for a second going down the buy enough Saratoga...
Forum: General DVC Discussion Today, 07:36 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 394
Posted By YorkshireT
Itís still happening last I heard (returning...

Itís still happening last I heard (returning borrowed) but could end any time, so move quickly as they wonít allow it to go on forever. Suspect it will be ended with no notice.
Forum: Current Issues Forum Yesterday, 03:39 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,891
Posted By YorkshireT
This is true. Interesting fact- did you know...

This is true.

Interesting fact- did you know the Hong Kong Flu even then got Shamu. And there I was thinking there had only ever been one Shamu:cry:
Forum: Trip Planning Florida Yesterday, 03:36 PM
Replies: 500
Views: 59,050
Posted By YorkshireT
Some US DVC owners have reportedly (I haven't)...

Some US DVC owners have reportedly (I haven't) received an email hinting at special treatment- remains to be seen if resort / DVC guests have priority. Think they possibly will.
Forum: Current Issues Forum Yesterday, 03:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 681
Posted By YorkshireT
Fauchi says expects 100m Coronavirus Vaccine End of Year- Annual?

Fauchi who strikes me as a careful man has said he expects US to have 100m vaccine doses at the end of the year, more next year.

This is a very interesting interview with ex FDA chief and now a...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida Yesterday, 03:19 PM
Replies: 500
Views: 59,050
Posted By YorkshireT
Will be interesting to see if that is the case...

Will be interesting to see if that is the case. It would be nice though to be able to walk up Maxpass style to all rides and quickly get on.
Forum: General DVC Discussion Yesterday, 03:10 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 687
Posted By YorkshireT
I would say: 1) Remember it is not dead...

I would say:

1) Remember it is not dead money. A lot of people think- 'Jeez it costs me $20k to buy in'- but you are buying deeded real estate and unless something catastrophic happens you will...
Forum: Current Issues Forum Yesterday, 02:57 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,237
Posted By YorkshireT
I am not disagreeing with this. I fully accept...

I am not disagreeing with this. I fully accept the lockdown (or any social distancing) helps flatten the curve and had to be done for its original purpose- to stop overwhelming the NHS. Indeed, when...
Forum: Current Issues Forum Yesterday, 02:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,578
Posted By YorkshireT
Germany hits unemployment levels of 6.3% Swiss...

Germany hits unemployment levels of 6.3%
Swiss economy has record contraction over decades.
Norweigan economy- the biggest drop since the financial crisis with a 1.8% contraction so far.
Eurozone...
Forum: TV and Film Yesterday, 02:21 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 930
Posted By YorkshireT
My wife said this- I am not sure it needed the...

My wife said this- I am not sure it needed the train the cat storyline to be honest.

I think this could become an epic series if they now concentrate on Marcus becoming a crime lord.
Forum: Current Issues Forum Yesterday, 02:09 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,237
Posted By YorkshireT
I think it has been the misleading messaging,...

I think it has been the misleading messaging, across media and agencies, including WHO- maybe in some cases on purpose to scare the populus into locking down even where the risk was small for a...
Forum: Current Issues Forum Yesterday, 10:51 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,237
Posted By YorkshireT
ĎPotentiallyí is the operative word- very...

ĎPotentiallyí is the operative word- very unlikely potentially for many.

Interestingly I now know 3 60+ year olds who have had it and a young family on my street.

The family on my street barely...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida Yesterday, 10:28 AM
Replies: 500
Views: 59,050
Posted By YorkshireT
Mobile Short answer- no one knows yet. Disney have said...

Short answer- no one knows yet. Disney have said they are aiming for mid June for the reservation system and I expect more details then.
Forum: Trip Planning Florida Yesterday, 10:16 AM
Replies: 500
Views: 59,050
Posted By YorkshireT
Iíd agree! Iíd rather be in Contemporary though-...

Iíd agree! Iíd rather be in Contemporary though- thatís a good upgrade for location alone.
Forum: Trip Planning Florida Yesterday, 06:39 AM
Replies: 1,601
Views: 147,787
Posted By YorkshireT
Walk from Aventura hotel (highly recommended,...

Walk from Aventura hotel (highly recommended, Volcano Bay is steps from its back gate) to the parks- Sapphire falls is just the other side of the driveway when coming out of Aventura as you can see...
Forum: General Trip Planning Yesterday, 06:31 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 358
Posted By YorkshireT
I went to Texas, 16 years ago mind, San Antonio...

I went to Texas, 16 years ago mind, San Antonio is very nice, not the best place Iíve been for the rest of it to be honest. Some of it is quite ugly and Houston is bonkers - the shops are off 16 lane...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida Yesterday, 06:23 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,430
Posted By YorkshireT
I canít see FCO changing itís advice if thereís...

I canít see FCO changing itís advice if thereís 14 day quarantines in place, at least Iíd hope not.
Forum: Current Issues Forum Yesterday, 06:20 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,237
Posted By YorkshireT
And remember when the media had all the reports -...

And remember when the media had all the reports - how itís killing the fit and healthy younger people in droves and rubbish like ĎThis virus doesnít discriminate!í It certainly does discriminate.
Forum: Current Issues Forum Yesterday, 12:43 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,891
Posted By YorkshireT
And if the Chinese figures are believed, they...

And if the Chinese figures are believed, they just spent $126m testing virtually every person in Wuhan and there were zero symptomatic carriers and 300 asymptomatic who supposedly were not passing on...
Forum: General DVC Discussion Yesterday, 12:22 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 559
Posted By YorkshireT
Both times, save for any marathons etc are low...

Both times, save for any marathons etc are low DVC times. Bang on 7 months at both times you stand a chance, but far from guaranteed in studios.

Not sure about a marathon weekend, but other than...
Forum: Current Issues Forum Yesterday, 12:12 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,237
Posted By YorkshireT
Interesting Stats From Italy

Very interesting stats here which seem to back up the incredibly small chance of dying from Covid if under 50.

Only 1.1% of the Covid deaths (which themselves seem to be well under 1% of those...
Forum: Current Issues Forum Yesterday, 12:03 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,891
Posted By YorkshireT
Prof Hugh Pennington Says Second Wave Wonít Happen

He believes the modeling is all wrong, based on flu, and this is not flu.

He also points to countries almost eradicating it.

Interesting read:
...
Forum: Current Issues Forum 2 Jun 20, 11:22 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,814
Posted By YorkshireT
Does anyone yet know why BAME so badly hit, I...

Does anyone yet know why BAME so badly hit, I cannot find a straight answer. Is it genetics? Apparently even stripping out differences in income, underlying conditions etc, the Bangladeshi community...
Forum: Current Issues Forum 2 Jun 20, 11:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 549
Posted By YorkshireT
Yes I saw this and hats off to them. As he...

Yes I saw this and hats off to them.

As he says- the law is very clear, refund if requested in 7 days- no ifs, no buts. No attempts to put up barriers.

Spanish authorities are seeking a Ďcease...
Forum: Current Issues Forum 2 Jun 20, 07:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 573
Posted By YorkshireT
Mobile S75 CCA is where the credit card company are...

S75 CCA is where the credit card company are jointly and severally liable for breach of contract. Chargeback is where the credit card company enforce their agreement with the merchant and take the...
Forum: General Chat 2 Jun 20, 06:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 309
Posted By YorkshireT
Mobile Yes they are very talented. I also recommend...

Yes they are very talented.

I also recommend the book ĎRealitylandí about the construction of WDW.
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 2 Jun 20, 06:25 PM
Replies: 500
Views: 59,050
Posted By YorkshireT
When you are in the park you basically pick your...

When you are in the park you basically pick your ride on the app, and it tells you what time to come back. You can do ride after ride until the days allocation are used up.
Think they are talking...
Forum: General DVC Discussion 2 Jun 20, 06:13 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 74
Posted By YorkshireT
Mobile Yes 7 nights dead on the window.

Yes 7 nights dead on the window.
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 2 Jun 20, 05:15 PM
Replies: 500
Views: 59,050
Posted By YorkshireT
Mobile For what itís worth, if you can get there with...

For what itís worth, if you can get there with drastically reduced capacity, a Maxpass style booking system etc, thereís a chance this could be a once in a lifetime WDW experience in a good way- even...
Forum: General Chat 2 Jun 20, 05:09 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,747
Posted By YorkshireT
Mobile A new suggestion is a Kamado grill for the...

A new suggestion is a Kamado grill for the garden, just got one and they are amazing. May start another thread. Theyíll be very big shortly.
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