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Forum: Theme Parks Florida 10 Jan 21, 09:15 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,191
Posted By discoclare
I love the green side. My partner and DD1 love...

I love the green side. My partner and DD1 love the orange side. We were all surprised why this ride isn't more popular!
Forum: General Chat 1 Dec 20, 09:08 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,687
Posted By discoclare
Thanks. The reason for no iPhone was that I was...

Thanks. The reason for no iPhone was that I was thinking they are too expensive. Also my partner always had iPhones, but I just converted him and he has a Google something now, and it was annoying...
Forum: General Chat 1 Dec 20, 09:04 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,687
Posted By discoclare
She is in Y6. I was trying to avoid putting age...

She is in Y6. I was trying to avoid putting age in the OP as I thought everyone might judge me! She walks to school and back by herself (since beginning Y5) and goes to the shops/market by herself or...
Forum: General Chat 1 Dec 20, 07:55 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,687
Posted By discoclare
What phone does your child/teen have?

Hi,
I am thinking of getting my daughter a phone for Christmas. I already have a spare SIM attached to my own contract, just need a smart phone. Can anyone recommend a phone (not an iPhone).
I...
Forum: General Chat 30 Oct 20, 01:59 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,939
Posted By discoclare
Absolutely! In fact, its Danny who first changes...

Absolutely! In fact, its Danny who first changes himself to become a "jock" after he sees Sandy dating/ getting attention from Tom. Though obviously he goes back to being T bird.
Forum: TV and Film 28 Oct 20, 05:08 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,037
Posted By discoclare
Marcella - stars Anna Friel. I guess must have...

Marcella - stars Anna Friel. I guess must have originally been on Uk TV (ITV?) but completely passed me by. Caught it on Netflix and thought it was really good.
Forum: General Trip Reports 16 Oct 20, 12:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 485
Posted By discoclare
Hi JessBlu, We have just booked Chessington for...

Hi JessBlu,
We have just booked Chessington for weekend. I haven't been there in close to 30 years and a bit nervous. We have booked a 2 night stay on site which includes theme park tickets, but it...
Forum: Christmas 29 Sep 20, 10:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 284
Posted By discoclare
I use Ancestry and I think that's what I would...

I use Ancestry and I think that's what I would recommend. However, if you have a lot of Scottish heritage, Scotland's People is better. I have an Ancestry subscription and then buy credits in bundles...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 20 Aug 20, 09:23 AM
Replies: 168
Views: 15,253
Posted By discoclare
We are going to Turkey on Saturday so good to...

We are going to Turkey on Saturday so good to hear this. We on a package so if it goes on the quarantine list we will end up being brought back anyway I would think.
Forum: Polls, Puzzles & Quizzes 26 Jul 20, 04:38 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,139
Posted By discoclare
I would choose the holiday. We have needed a new...

I would choose the holiday. We have needed a new kitchen and new bathroom since we moved in six years ago! But every year we choose the holidays (it's partly the idea of the hassle of getting a new...
Forum: Polls, Puzzles & Quizzes 4 Jul 20, 06:14 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,005
Posted By discoclare
Bars. Changed over about a year ago as felt it...

Bars. Changed over about a year ago as felt it was a quick and easy way to reduce a bit of plastic use (cos we stopped with shower gels and creams as well). They are also way cheaper and last much...
Forum: Polls, Puzzles & Quizzes 28 Jun 20, 02:10 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,712
Posted By discoclare
Why would they do away with breakfast? It's one...

Why would they do away with breakfast? It's one of the hardest places to get a reservation, packed to the rafters and a fast turnover (at least with early bookings) as people wolf down their food to...
Forum: Accommodation 27 Jun 20, 11:12 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,618
Posted By discoclare
I suppose if it were me I would go for plan C or...

I suppose if it were me I would go for plan C or plan D. Have a look at how the prices compare and the space. The main thing to budget extra for in Plan D is the price of parking per day.
I think I...
Forum: General Chat 27 Jun 20, 11:06 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,111
Posted By discoclare
I would buy the freehold. I understand the...

I would buy the freehold.

I understand the ground rent is low and it won't add value.
The problem, as others have pointed out, that when you come to sell it (or your children come to sell it if...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 16 May 20, 03:57 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 7,256
Posted By discoclare
about 3.5 miles

about 3.5 miles
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 16 May 20, 02:08 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 7,846
Posted By discoclare
We have a holiday booked to Cape Verde for the...

We have a holiday booked to Cape Verde for the end of August, balance due 29th May I think. We actually missed a second payment of £500 in April as we completely forgot about it and didn't seem to...
Forum: TV and Film 7 May 20, 07:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 220
Posted By discoclare
Started last night with ep1. Looks promising...

Started last night with ep1. Looks promising. Also loving the retro feel.
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 7 May 20, 06:25 PM
Replies: 305
Views: 59,049
Posted By discoclare
Yes I'm hopeful, also due to fly end of August...

Yes I'm hopeful, also due to fly end of August (not Florida this year). But when the kids ask we say "maybe it will happen, maybe it won't, we have to wait and see and it will be fine whatever...
Forum: General Chat 4 May 20, 07:21 PM
Replies: 211
Views: 8,760
Posted By discoclare
These ones annoy me: Hun, especially "R U OK...

These ones annoy me:
Hun, especially "R U OK Hun?"
Rediculous (had no idea so many people couldn't spell this word before the internet)
110%, 1000%, one million per cent …..

But the ones which...
Forum: General Chat 3 May 20, 11:28 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,013
Posted By discoclare
I had a look in the pay and conditions handbook...

I had a look in the pay and conditions handbook and it isn't clear but I would assume it would be now you would get the extra days. Worth dropping an email to HR probably.
Forum: General Chat 3 May 20, 11:19 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,013
Posted By discoclare
I'm wrong seemingly! Previous service counts.

I'm wrong seemingly! Previous service counts.
Forum: General Chat 3 May 20, 11:17 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,013
Posted By discoclare
I thought it had to be continual service? So you...

I thought it had to be continual service? So you wouldn't be entitled until 2026. Could be wrong...
Forum: General Chat 1 May 20, 01:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 17,113
Posted By discoclare
As someone else already pointed out, Disney have...

As someone else already pointed out, Disney have sold hand sanitiser in cute bottles for a long time, it was everywhere when we were there in August 2019. My friend D is one of those people that has...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 25 Apr 20, 07:02 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,946
Posted By discoclare
I have no idea. We've booked for Cape Verde for...

I have no idea. We've booked for Cape Verde for August and IF we can't go and IF Uk is "open for business again" I would love to go to Centre Parcs instead (we usually try and go once a year anyway)...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 24 Apr 20, 06:23 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 11,903
Posted By discoclare
I think they drank alcohol and died of alcohol...

I think they drank alcohol and died of alcohol poisoning IIRC. They drank industrial alcohol not something sensible like gin. The thought process was that if alcohol hand wipes kill it that they...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 24 Apr 20, 05:55 PM
Replies: 171
Views: 11,988
Posted By discoclare
I know four people who have had it, confirmed by...

I know four people who have had it, confirmed by testing, three of them work with me and one used to work with me and works at Kings now. Two of them were OK but did report the loss of smell/taste...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 22 Apr 20, 07:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 951
Posted By discoclare
Also, I think Mission:Space is quite underrated,...

Also, I think Mission:Space is quite underrated, we all enjoyed it (I wasn't keen on the more intense one, but liked the gentler one - can never remember which is green and which is orange).
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 22 Apr 20, 06:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 951
Posted By discoclare
I reckon when Ratatouille and GOTG open they will...

I reckon when Ratatouille and GOTG open they will be Tier 1 and something like Soarin will go to Tier 2, maybe FEA as well? Character spots aren't currently Tier 1 are they? So I guess they would be...
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants 18 Apr 20, 02:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 789
Posted By discoclare
I found this quite difficult to believe so I just...

I found this quite difficult to believe so I just looked at the menus for a few randomly chosen QS locations: BOG (MK), Sat'uli canteen (AK), Blaze pizza (DS) and Woody's lunchbox (HS) and all had a...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 18 Apr 20, 09:17 AM
Replies: 156
Views: 4,230
Posted By discoclare
Sorry for your loss x

Sorry for your loss x
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 15 Apr 20, 05:34 PM
Replies: 1,178
Views: 84,355
Posted By discoclare
Very sorry for your loss x

Very sorry for your loss x
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants 12 Apr 20, 12:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 340
Posted By discoclare
Breakfast and lunch at BOG are a QSDP credit. You...

Breakfast and lunch at BOG are a QSDP credit. You order a meal for breakfast but I think can get unlimited refill of the pastry tray which is brought to the table "family style". Haven't eaten at...
Forum: Positivity Forum 5 Apr 20, 04:13 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 11,410
Posted By discoclare
Cinderella

Cinderella
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants 5 Apr 20, 01:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 630
Posted By discoclare
Jack Jack nomnom cookie at HS

Jack Jack nomnom cookie at HS
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants 5 Apr 20, 01:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 630
Posted By discoclare
I was going to say the cinnamon roll ar Gaston's...

I was going to say the cinnamon roll ar Gaston's Tavern
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 3 Apr 20, 04:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,161
Posted By discoclare
Could people have thought they've had it and had...

Could people have thought they've had it and had something similar?
Yes

Has immunity been confirmed if you've recovered?
No, that's an assumption which is likely to be true but may not be.
...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 3 Apr 20, 12:37 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,193
Posted By discoclare
Has anyone been approved for a mortgage holiday?

..and been successful I guess. Was it easy to apply and be granted? What did they ask you? (I'm wondering if they asked a lot about savings for example). I can't really seem to find much online about...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 2 Apr 20, 06:16 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,919
Posted By discoclare
Someone I know who gets 28 days annual leave and...

Someone I know who gets 28 days annual leave and works for quite a large firm (1000 employees?) has been told that they have to take some of their annual leave pro-rata if they are furloughed. So if...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 2 Apr 20, 12:49 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,483
Posted By discoclare
Mobile Fiffio, he was one half of an extremely famous...

Fiffio, he was one half of an extremely famous prime time duo in the 70s and 80s
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 1 Apr 20, 06:45 PM
Replies: 1,178
Views: 84,355
Posted By discoclare
Very sorry to hear this, sending best wishes for...

Very sorry to hear this, sending best wishes for your dad
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