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Forum: Christmas Today, 10:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 332
Posted By mick
I have a good idea for a Hallmark Christmas movie...

I have a good idea for a Hallmark Christmas movie story line - critique please if you will.

Attractive blonde lady (Susie) is a high flying PR executive in New York with an obnoxious but very rich...
Forum: General Chat Today, 10:20 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,193
Posted By mick
At 74 years old we're perfectly happy using MS...

At 74 years old we're perfectly happy using MS Money and staying in the 90s but thanks for the tip. :mad: You might like to know that I gave up using an abacus a couple of years ago but your tech...
Forum: General Chat Yesterday, 05:59 PM
Replies: 3,182
Views: 29,982
Posted By mick
Alphabet = 26 x 121 iterations = 3,162 posts. ...

Alphabet = 26 x 121 iterations = 3,162 posts.

Congratulations on your idea ;)
Forum: General Chat Yesterday, 03:39 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,193
Posted By mick
We've had a programme called Microsoft Money...

We've had a programme called Microsoft Money since 2000. On a DVD that's sadly not done now although you can get similar web based apps. We have all our accounts on there and Joan brings it up to...
Forum: General Chat Yesterday, 03:05 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,193
Posted By mick
Exactly like us. Firstly as proof that we didn't...

Exactly like us. Firstly as proof that we didn't nick it and secondly, as you do, to log it in our accounting software.

Mick
Forum: Polls, Puzzles & Quizzes Yesterday, 02:40 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,604
Posted By mick
The sympathies and basic message of the song are...

The sympathies and basic message of the song are extremely well meaning but, as you say, uses terminology that was totally acceptable in the day. Sadly won't stop certain people trawling through it...
Forum: Polls, Puzzles & Quizzes Yesterday, 02:19 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,604
Posted By mick
I'm just surprised that the wokes haven't had a...

I'm just surprised that the wokes haven't had a go at this yet.

Mick
Forum: Food, Wine, Cooking & Eating Yesterday, 02:17 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,108
Posted By mick
Maybe Mickey will be making an offer on Phillip...

Maybe Mickey will be making an offer on Phillip Green's yacht soon.
Forum: Polls, Puzzles & Quizzes Yesterday, 02:14 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,604
Posted By mick
Can you imagine the BBC playing that lovely...

Can you imagine the BBC playing that lovely Clifford T Ward song "Gaye" these days. No chance on Radio 1 I guess.

Mick
Forum: Polls, Puzzles & Quizzes Yesterday, 02:11 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,604
Posted By mick
Nothing surprises me anymore about what the BBC...

Nothing surprises me anymore about what the BBC does. :mad:

As you know Richard Littlejohn is the first article I look for in the DM on Tuesdays and Fridays. :grin:

Mick
Forum: Food, Wine, Cooking & Eating Yesterday, 01:48 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,108
Posted By mick
Colette We know from his previous posts that...

Colette

We know from his previous posts that Mickey's "old" starts at 55 so I'm sure he's catalogued lots of things we can get up to. :blush:

Seriously though. all being well, we will be...
Forum: Food, Wine, Cooking & Eating Yesterday, 01:29 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,108
Posted By mick
Mickey We're seeing a far more serious side...

Mickey

We're seeing a far more serious side to your posts now what with food banks and motor boat purchase - which I sadly took as a light hearted post and responded accordingly. :blush:

A 25%...
Forum: General Chat 29 Nov 20, 12:10 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 840
Posted By mick
Do you think that he'll be able to navigate so...

Do you think that he'll be able to navigate so far north as Oxford? :confused2
Forum: General Chat 29 Nov 20, 12:03 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 840
Posted By mick
Colette You do realise, I hope, that outfits...

Colette

You do realise, I hope, that outfits will be "optional" on Mickey's cruise parties. :grin:

Mick
Forum: General Chat 28 Nov 20, 11:24 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,159
Posted By mick
We renewed our Staysure Comprehensive annual...

We renewed our Staysure Comprehensive annual policy in early June.

Absolutely no restrictions about booking a holiday with FCO advisory in place (we had two booked at the time). The critical thing...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 28 Nov 20, 10:23 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 5,097
Posted By mick
Yes I suppose a bit more preamble than "lift your...

Yes I suppose a bit more preamble than "lift your top up love" will be required. Joan hates needles anyway and it often took two or three nurses three attempts to get her chemo canula in. So I feel...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 28 Nov 20, 09:53 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 5,097
Posted By mick
When Joan was undergoing chemo through most of...

When Joan was undergoing chemo through most of 2016 the visiting nurse asked if I'd like to do her daily Clexane jab.

Having absolutely no medical experience (or A levels :grin:) I had nervous...
Forum: Christmas 26 Nov 20, 08:57 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,200
Posted By mick
Try Settings/General/About :grin: Mick

Try Settings/General/About :grin:

Mick
Forum: General Chat 26 Nov 20, 03:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 495
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 26 Nov 20, 03:08 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,442
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 26 Nov 20, 02:59 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,442
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 26 Nov 20, 01:30 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,442
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 26 Nov 20, 01:05 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,442
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: 828
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: 389
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: 8
Views: 316
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: 8
Views: 316
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: 389
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: 389
Posted By mick
Colette How about an overworked...

Colette

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

Mick

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Forum: General Chat 24 Nov 20, 01:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 389
Posted By mick
Happy to oblige. :grin:

Happy to oblige. :grin:
Forum: General Chat 24 Nov 20, 01:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 389
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: 1,187
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: 1,187
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: 1,187
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: 1,187
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: 1,187
Posted By mick
Like lots of things. :)

Like lots of things. :)
Forum: General Chat 23 Nov 20, 01:29 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,187
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: 40
Views: 2,200
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: 151
Views: 10,290
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: 1,075
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...
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