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Forum: Christmas Yesterday, 08:57 PM
Replies: 39
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Posted By mick
Try Settings/General/About :grin: Mick

Try Settings/General/About :grin:

Mick
Forum: General Chat Yesterday, 03:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 370
Posted By mick
Helen Indeed so to my regular DIBB "friends"...

Helen

Indeed so to my regular DIBB "friends" Angelbabe and DonnaD - have a fabulous and, more importantly, safe day.

Sorry that we're not having our usual turkey dinner at Bob Evans tonight...
Forum: General Chat Yesterday, 03:08 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,450
Posted By mick
Sadly I can't post about how cheap Staysure are...

Sadly I can't post about how cheap Staysure are at around £850 for annual premium but as we've both had the big C I test the market rigorously every May/June. Paid over £800 for the past 5 years as...
Forum: General Chat Yesterday, 02:59 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,450
Posted By mick
Can't comment on this as we're both 74. :( ...

Can't comment on this as we're both 74. :(

When we renewed annual policy in early June they didn't cover cancellation due to Covid either. Then about 3 or 4 weeks later we had an email saying...
Forum: General Chat Yesterday, 01:30 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,450
Posted By mick
My glass is "level" for April and "Half full" for...

My glass is "level" for April and "Half full" for November but, apart from a mooch round DS, we don't go anywhere near the parks anyway.

Mick
Forum: General Chat Yesterday, 01:05 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,450
Posted By mick
As you say the FCO only advise against travel to...

As you say the FCO only advise against travel to the USA but our insurers, Staysure, specifically say that the policy is void in terms of the medical cover if you travel against FCO advice.

At 74...
Forum: TV and Film 25 Nov 20, 02:18 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 729
Posted By mick
First of all they sack Sue, Matt and Phil from a...

First of all they sack Sue, Matt and Phil from a hugely successful QoS format because it's not appropriate anymore. :mad:

Then we have F#####gate in "Fairy tale of NY". Then they sack Bill...
Forum: General Chat 24 Nov 20, 03:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 384
Posted By mick
There's no blame culture on the DIBB Sue - at...

There's no blame culture on the DIBB Sue - at least not on the threads where I post. :grin:

Mick
Forum: Accommodation 24 Nov 20, 02:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 205
Posted By mick
PS If you put AMI or Anna Maria in the...

PS

If you put AMI or Anna Maria in the search engine for "Beyond the parks" you may get a hundred or more hits on staying and eating there. :grin:

To start off https://DIBB.in/14638947
Forum: Accommodation 24 Nov 20, 02:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 205
Posted By mick
I can only answer a few of your queries as...

I can only answer a few of your queries as although we've been half a dozen times we've never stayed overnight.

Holmes Beach is the most northern road bridge on to the island. It's about 50 miles...
Forum: General Chat 24 Nov 20, 02:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 384
Posted By mick
Sorry Sue - misunderstood your post :confused2 ...

Sorry Sue - misunderstood your post :confused2

Mick
Forum: General Chat 24 Nov 20, 01:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 384
Posted By mick
Colette How about an overworked...

Colette

How about an overworked misunderstood retired electrician with inadequate bits and pieces?

Mick

Like this 🔌
Forum: General Chat 24 Nov 20, 01:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 384
Posted By mick
Happy to oblige. :grin:

Happy to oblige. :grin:
Forum: General Chat 24 Nov 20, 01:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 384
Posted By mick
Sue I have an app on my laptop "Emoji...

Sue

I have an app on my laptop "Emoji Viewer" and I can copy and paste into my posts. 😷

If an old man can do one with a mask I'm sure anyone can. Not sure how to make it bigger though.
...
Forum: General Chat 23 Nov 20, 09:46 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,177
Posted By mick
I always leave the house in disguise so I doubt...

I always leave the house in disguise so I doubt you'd recognise me. I'm a well known figure in Rugby though. Just been to Tesco to get my bag of sprouts. :grin:
...
Forum: General Chat 23 Nov 20, 09:37 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,177
Posted By mick
Colette I daren't encourage him anymore...

Colette

I daren't encourage him anymore. Joan keeps saying who are talking to on the DIBB?

Mick
Forum: General Chat 23 Nov 20, 09:04 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,177
Posted By mick
I can't think of any other Dibber who shows such...

I can't think of any other Dibber who shows such stoicism and selflessness.


Mick
Forum: General Chat 23 Nov 20, 01:37 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,177
Posted By mick
Sandra Try them with bacon and chestnuts -...

Sandra

Try them with bacon and chestnuts - then you can pick the sprouts out and just eat the bacon and chestnuts.

Mick (aka the DIBB resident Gordon Ramsey)
Forum: General Chat 23 Nov 20, 01:32 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,177
Posted By mick
Like lots of things. :)

Like lots of things. :)
Forum: General Chat 23 Nov 20, 01:29 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,177
Posted By mick
If these are for Christmas Mickey you've left it...

If these are for Christmas Mickey you've left it a bit late.

They should have been simmering on a low heat since April.

Mick
Forum: Christmas 23 Nov 20, 12:56 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,836
Posted By mick
A diamond necklace from Tiffany, a gold Rolex...

A diamond necklace from Tiffany, a gold Rolex wristwatch and two weeks Club Class at Grand Floridian with dinner every night in Victoria & Albert.

Oh damn - she reads the DIBB doesn't she? :(...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 23 Nov 20, 09:04 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 7,755
Posted By mick
We haven't been to a theme park since 2010 and my...

We haven't been to a theme park since 2010 and my post above is our plan for April - everything crossed.

The WDW 47 square miles is fantastic but we always explore the other 65,700 square miles...
Forum: Accommodation 23 Nov 20, 08:49 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,026
Posted By mick
The strange things that I think about first thing...

The strange things that I think about first thing in relation to "No turn on red" :grin:

I'd overlooked one within a mile of Legacy Park but it's not encountered much unless you're dropping kids...
Forum: General Chat 22 Nov 20, 07:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 450
Posted By mick
The only SK book I've read. :grin: Kindle says I...

The only SK book I've read. :grin: Kindle says I bought it in May 2016.

Mick
Forum: General Chat 22 Nov 20, 06:28 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,301
Posted By mick
Our neighbours bought it me for my 40th birthday...

Our neighbours bought it me for my 40th birthday :)

Mick
Forum: General Chat 22 Nov 20, 06:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 450
Posted By mick
One of those events that you recall knowing where...

One of those events that you recall knowing where you were when you heard the news. Like 9/11, the deaths of Elvis and John Lennon for instance. I was on day-release course for work and I remember...
Forum: General Chat 22 Nov 20, 05:48 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,422
Posted By mick
In another of the parodies, John was supposed to...

In another of the parodies, John was supposed to be polishing the cockleshell paving around the pond and hanging out the washing. He strained his neck and was comforted by a neighbour.

"Mrs...
Forum: General Chat 22 Nov 20, 05:35 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,422
Posted By mick
The "Janet and John" stories on Wogan written by...

The "Janet and John" stories on Wogan written by Mick Sterbs were the funniest stuff on the radio.

When talking about a day at the seaside the woman who fancied "winkles in cider" :blush:

We've...
Forum: General Chat 22 Nov 20, 01:16 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,422
Posted By mick
And to you too :grin:

And to you too :grin:
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 22 Nov 20, 11:44 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 292
Posted By mick
We've always hired a car at the airport so no...

We've always hired a car at the airport so no experience of collecting elsewhere.

Are you staying in a WDW hotel when you want to collect the car? If so you can collect at the Disney Car Care...
Forum: General Chat 22 Nov 20, 09:52 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,422
Posted By mick
BB Would you believe that if we do get there...

BB

Would you believe that if we do get there next April we're into TPA for the first ever time so it's the I-4/27 and we may not even see the 417. :( No VTP either if it's brought back.

But I...
Forum: TV and Film 21 Nov 20, 09:41 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,258
Posted By mick
You didn't watch Groundhog Day more than five...

You didn't watch Groundhog Day more than five times.

It just felt like you did :grin:

Mick
Forum: General Chat 21 Nov 20, 08:00 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,422
Posted By mick
I'm always virtually smiling here on the DIBB -...

I'm always virtually smiling here on the DIBB - mainly because I don't have "current issues" in my Forum Spy view. ;)

Mick
Forum: General Chat 21 Nov 20, 03:26 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,422
Posted By mick
A much missed Dibber and gentleman. One...

A much missed Dibber and gentleman.

One piece of advice he gave me a few years ago. If you're composing an angry reply to an offensive post just sit back and read it again - then delete it...
Forum: General Chat 21 Nov 20, 03:15 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,422
Posted By mick
I've loved a certain Dibber since around December...

I've loved a certain Dibber since around December 1964.

Ah :blush:

Mick
Forum: TV and Film 21 Nov 20, 10:37 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,293
Posted By mick
Nor us. :grin: We've been on Star Tours a...

Nor us. :grin:

We've been on Star Tours a few times though. :grin:

Mick
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 20 Nov 20, 10:13 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,265
Posted By mick
I'd leave everything alone if it were me. ...

I'd leave everything alone if it were me.

Mick
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 20 Nov 20, 09:54 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,265
Posted By mick
Apologies At 74 I'm getting a bit confused -...

Apologies

At 74 I'm getting a bit confused - easily done. I assumed mum was one of the travelling party and it's on her ESTA that you've got the email error - am I still confused? :confused2

So...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 20 Nov 20, 09:36 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,265
Posted By mick
I personally wouldn't bother. Since they were...

I personally wouldn't bother. Since they were made compulsory in Jan 2009 I guess that scores of Dibbers just put unknown in the USA accommodation details.

Is it a phone number that you've put...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 20 Nov 20, 09:21 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,265
Posted By mick
There's only two things that you can amend on an...

There's only two things that you can amend on an approved ESTA and this is from the official site:-

What information can I update?
Prior to submitting an electronic travel authorization...
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