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Forum: Theme Parks Florida Yesterday, 07:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 831
Posted By mandco
we almost always park hop one park in the morning...

we almost always park hop one park in the morning then head back to the hotel for a break/to eat and back to different park in the evening so will be a huge change if we have to stick to one park. ...
Forum: General Chat Yesterday, 06:28 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 435
Posted By mandco
never been to N yorks so I'd go with the south...

never been to N yorks so I'd go with the south coast as have lots of great memories from there.

kiwi - tolerable diced in a fruit salad but never on its own so a no from me
Forum: General Chat Yesterday, 05:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 192
Posted By mandco
Question hayfever in younger children?

ds is 8 and the last few days has been suffering really badly with hayfever
I've got him on benadryl for children and that is providing some relief during the day from the congestion/sneezing but...
Forum: General Chat Yesterday, 11:32 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 720
Posted By mandco
we've got one like that too as I got fed up of...

we've got one like that too as I got fed up of wasting money on blow up pools that get popped plus its super easy to clean/disinfect
Forum: Offers, Discounts, Codes, Cashback and UK Shopping 1 Jun 20, 10:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 642
Posted By mandco
I've had similar emails from a few companies and...

I've had similar emails from a few companies and I do think its a great idea - you can't get away from the fact the occasion is happening but not having it shoved in your face every time you open...
Forum: General Chat 1 Jun 20, 02:42 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 720
Posted By mandco
we have cooling mats though the kids use them...

we have cooling mats though the kids use them more than the pets :d:
alternatively a damp towel to lay on works well and seems to be our pup preferance

add ice cubes to his water - word of...
Forum: General Chat 31 May 20, 03:27 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 764
Posted By mandco
Have you tried her car seat in a different seat? ...

Have you tried her car seat in a different seat?
I've had travel sickness since I was a child and where I sat in the car made a big difference. It wasn't so bad sat behind the driver but even now I...
Forum: General Chat 27 May 20, 10:33 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,462
Posted By mandco
Happy Birthday

Happy Birthday
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 27 May 20, 10:31 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 11,020
Posted By mandco
Mine was like that the first couple of days but...

Mine was like that the first couple of days but then it changed and I was able to switch seats to ones that suit us better but there were very very limited options - there were only about 8/9 rows...
Forum: Current Issues Forum 26 May 20, 09:36 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,004
Posted By mandco
food bill is through the roof :( a lot of my...

food bill is through the roof :( a lot of my usual buys are not available, no shopping around and hardly any offers on plus the boys never stop eating. Had a couple of takeaways which we rarely do...
Forum: Current Issues Forum 26 May 20, 07:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 484
Posted By mandco
if you rebook for next year you would lose the...

if you rebook for next year you would lose the free dining - not sure about the gift card

I would be wary of any company that says they will simply add free dining later if released as its not...
Forum: Food, Wine, Cooking & Eating 26 May 20, 07:25 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,102
Posted By mandco
If they sink and smell ok when opened then then...

If they sink and smell ok when opened then then I'd def use them you can usually tell quite easily if eggs are off.
last week I found a tray of eggs in the back of the cupboard dated april 20 - all...
Forum: Current Issues Forum 26 May 20, 06:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,012
Posted By mandco
we got full refunds on everything apart from the...

we got full refunds on everything apart from the villa and everyone has refunded already except for virgin
we did lose the deposit on the villa as per the t&c's but the owner did offer us...
Forum: Current Issues Forum 26 May 20, 12:52 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 8,216
Posted By mandco
Sorry to hear this I hope he's doing ok I...

Sorry to hear this I hope he's doing ok

I know its impossible but try not to blame yourself - you did everything you could under the circumstances

Have the rest of you been tested?
Forum: Current Issues Forum 26 May 20, 12:47 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 6,795
Posted By mandco
Ok but they have had months to prepare and start...

Ok but they have had months to prepare and start putting in /planning additional safety measures as they have said from the start it would be required.
Getting staff to come back I think will be the...
Forum: Current Issues Forum 26 May 20, 12:13 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,693
Posted By mandco
no logic in a lot of their rules its a bit...

no logic in a lot of their rules

its a bit like them saying I can go to the beach and sit all day around thousands of other people and queue for 40 mins for the 1 available public toilet but I...
Forum: Current Issues Forum 25 May 20, 03:00 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,793
Posted By mandco
not totally sure what the final plan for ds...

not totally sure what the final plan for ds school is going to be but provisionally they have said

- We will divide Year 10 into with separate self-contained groups of 10 students, with a...
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants 23 May 20, 11:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 402
Posted By mandco
We will hopefully be there in November too- our...

We will hopefully be there in November too- our flights with virgin have been moved to heathrow today so thinking positive
I will be booking our adrs in a few days and if we can't go I'll just...
Forum: Current Issues Forum 23 May 20, 10:54 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,337
Posted By mandco
No option to change seats at all - its shows the...

No option to change seats at all - its shows the seats you have been allocated and everything else is crossed out
I'm hoping they might change that closer to the time but for now we're stuck with...
Forum: Current Issues Forum 23 May 20, 10:21 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,661
Posted By mandco
I'm sure there was an article by the cdc? that...

I'm sure there was an article by the cdc? that said they didn't believe there was any real risk of covid 19 transmission via water in pools
I'm guessing the chemicals used would be a part of the...
Forum: General Chat 23 May 20, 10:09 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 546
Posted By mandco
my hayfever symptoms are really bad this year ...

my hayfever symptoms are really bad this year
despite taking a combo of meds I can't stop sneezing and my eyes are so so itchy :cry:

I'm hoping the rain today will help take the edge off as I...
Forum: Current Issues Forum 23 May 20, 09:59 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,337
Posted By mandco
just posted on the other thread but our flights...

just posted on the other thread but our flights for Nov have been updated with the move to Heathrow
Not impressed with the seats we've been allocated due to the seat config change which is now a...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 23 May 20, 09:54 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 11,020
Posted By mandco
our flights for nov has been moved to heathrow ...

our flights for nov has been moved to heathrow
the seats we've been give suck - its changed to a 2 4 2 config and they've given us 2 by the window then seated my 8 year old on the end of the row of...
Forum: General Chat 22 May 20, 11:33 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,790
Posted By mandco
If the numbness has spread you really do need to...

If the numbness has spread you really do need to get more advice asap. There is a risk of nerve compression/damage which can lead to long term problems if left untreated so its really important to...
Forum: Current Issues Forum 21 May 20, 11:13 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 5,980
Posted By mandco
the new plates were due to come in around the...

the new plates were due to come in around the time we went into lock down and that usually causes some reductions on prices of nearly new stock to make way for the newer ones which is why some...
Forum: Current Issues Forum 21 May 20, 10:58 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,172
Posted By mandco
Haven't heard anything from our school at all ...

Haven't heard anything from our school at all

I really think they should write off this academic year and have them repeat it as they have missed so much its the only far way to ensure that all...
Forum: Current Issues Forum 21 May 20, 10:45 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 5,980
Posted By mandco
the logistics and servicing side are able to...

the logistics and servicing side are able to work- some companies have already started moving stock ready for reopening Showrooms which is expected to be from the 1st of june or there abouts in line...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 17 May 20, 11:42 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,327
Posted By mandco
ds is another one who runs hot - he often feels...

ds is another one who runs hot - he often feels like he's burning up to the touch and has a temp around the 38 degree mark but is perfectly healthy otherwise the gp said some people do just have a...
Forum: General Chat 16 May 20, 07:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 287
Posted By mandco
ds & ds have spent the last 2 days tie dying...

ds & ds have spent the last 2 days tie dying everything in sight :erm:

dd ordered a set off amazon ...
Forum: Current Issues Forum 13 May 20, 12:20 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,130
Posted By mandco
wearing a mask/face covering in the few...

wearing a mask/face covering in the few situations where advised is such a small thing to do that could have a big impact on reducing a second wave that I really don't understand why people won't do...
Forum: Current Issues Forum 12 May 20, 05:28 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,342
Posted By mandco
change in guidelines will it change what you do?

With the new guidelines coming into effect tomorrow I was wondering how many people will actually be taking advantage of them and start going out more/again?
With the weather predicted to be pretty...
Forum: Current Issues Forum 10 May 20, 08:12 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,053
Posted By mandco
I would guess its partly down to the fact that it...

I would guess its partly down to the fact that it would mean opening a lot of schools for just 1 year group - ds school doesn't do year 12 they move on to college or another venue. There is also the...
Forum: Current Issues Forum 10 May 20, 07:32 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,053
Posted By mandco
following the latest update there is no official...

following the latest update there is no official date on secondary schools going back yet other than they aim to get pupils due to take exams next year back before the summer holidays.

Primary...
Forum: General Chat 10 May 20, 06:53 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,656
Posted By mandco
Its mostly the same few items that are hard to...

Its mostly the same few items that are hard to get in store - flour & various other baking goods, eggs antibac wipes and hand sanitiser most other items seem to be ok though it seems to be limited...
Forum: General Chat 10 May 20, 06:19 PM
Replies: 633
Views: 28,698
Posted By mandco
I am truly sorry for your loss Isabel was an...

I am truly sorry for your loss Isabel was an incredible young lady.
My deepest condolences to you all at this incredibly difficult time.
Rip Isabel
Forum: General Chat 8 May 20, 10:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 236
Posted By mandco
what supplies do you have at home? make...

what supplies do you have at home?

make some mermaid/sealife themed cookies/cupcakes

design a treasure map

mermaid/underwater themed glitter jar(snow globe)
Forum: Current Issues Forum 8 May 20, 09:46 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,324
Posted By mandco
They are counting anyone who has the virus when...

They are counting anyone who has the virus when they died regardless of what the actual cause of death was. The actual number of cases where covid19 was the only reason for the death are very few the...
Forum: Current Issues Forum 8 May 20, 07:32 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,275
Posted By mandco
I don't think it helps that some of the rules are...

I don't think it helps that some of the rules are so contradictory or open to interpretation. You cannot visits family but if you have an arguement with the someone you live with one of you can go...
Forum: Accommodation 8 May 20, 07:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 638
Posted By mandco
yacht club rooms have balconies only selected...

yacht club rooms have balconies only selected beach club rooms do. We went with Bc as I preferred the decor and it was cheaper ;) but otherwise there is little difference. YC is slightly further from...
Forum: General Chat 8 May 20, 07:05 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,496
Posted By mandco
Hexagon thank you for posting your post is very...

Hexagon thank you for posting your post is very informative as its really hard for those of us who are neuro typical to understand what its like for people with autism.

Buryboy it is much harder...
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