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Forum: General Chat Yesterday, 04:19 PM
Replies: 15
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Posted By tspill
If its in writing, then that means no issue.

If its in writing, then that means no issue.
Forum: General Chat Yesterday, 01:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 291
Posted By tspill
I wouldn't like to be trying to argue this with...

I wouldn't like to be trying to argue this with an insurance company. I am not sure "checking" is counted as not being away.

My sister is in insurance and will ask her if this works.
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum Yesterday, 10:38 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,258
Posted By tspill
My OH just did this. She was planning to retire...

My OH just did this. She was planning to retire early next year but has now stopped. A number of things (other than just Covid) played into this decision.
Just a shame we cant travel yet as we had...
Forum: General Chat Yesterday, 10:30 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 291
Posted By tspill
If you are staying away more than 30 days you...

If you are staying away more than 30 days you will also need to sort out your house insurance at home. Most only allow you to be away for 30 days.
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 18 Oct 20, 12:58 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,258
Posted By tspill
We have a situation at the moment where I have...

We have a situation at the moment where I have some involvement - wanting an electrical job done - probably around £30K of work. Cant even get people to quote they are so busy. And these jobs can...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 17 Oct 20, 07:45 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 6,911
Posted By tspill
Sorry - I didnt mean to imply that at all. ...

Sorry - I didnt mean to imply that at all. Apologies.
Forum: General Chat 17 Oct 20, 07:43 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 4,936
Posted By tspill
You should learn to take more from other peoples...

You should learn to take more from other peoples plates than they do from yours? Practice makes perfect and you can do it without getting caught :)
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 17 Oct 20, 07:04 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,953
Posted By tspill
Sorry - everyone was screaming to open education!...

Sorry - everyone was screaming to open education! So the government tried to prioritise this.
This is nothing to do with the government, it is the stupid idiots that have showed utter contempt for...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 17 Oct 20, 06:55 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 6,911
Posted By tspill
Is it any worse that the actions they were taking...

Is it any worse that the actions they were taking against all the guidelines to deliberately put other peoples health at risk.
In my view this is a big deal and the punishment should fit this.
I...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 17 Oct 20, 06:50 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 6,911
Posted By tspill
If it was considered gross misconduct, then yes.

If it was considered gross misconduct, then yes.
Forum: General Chat 17 Oct 20, 06:47 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 4,936
Posted By tspill
I would agree - as I said earlier we have no...

I would agree - as I said earlier we have no problem sharing - at the minute we definately wouldn't share across plated.
Though if we had a takeaway (when we were allowed friends in), we shared...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 17 Oct 20, 04:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,215
Posted By tspill
Bring it on!

Bring it on!
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 17 Oct 20, 03:31 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,953
Posted By tspill
I dont think this is the point though! ...

I dont think this is the point though!

Everyone is complaining about the current miserable situation society is in - be it from Covid, other illnesses not being treated, business having a terrible...
Forum: General Chat 17 Oct 20, 03:23 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 4,936
Posted By tspill
No bacteria issue at all - we certainly wouldn't...

No bacteria issue at all - we certainly wouldn't use implements that had been in people's mouthes.
Forum: General Chat 17 Oct 20, 02:25 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 4,936
Posted By tspill
We would generally do this a bit just to taste...

We would generally do this a bit just to taste each others meals. However we have one friend who is absolutely disgusted by this and obviously doesnt partake on this. They would never try a fondue...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 17 Oct 20, 11:14 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,661
Posted By tspill
Would you have YTD figures. Many also said that...

Would you have YTD figures. Many also said that all that was happening was this was bring forward deaths a few months. If we had YTD, we could see if this is the case or whether it is actual excess...
Forum: General Chat 16 Oct 20, 09:47 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,940
Posted By tspill
Just about now. We are brining our whirly line...

Just about now. We are brining our whirly line in in the next couple of days.
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 16 Oct 20, 06:54 PM
Replies: 819
Views: 59,271
Posted By tspill
Surely a 9 day doubling is well exponential?

Surely a 9 day doubling is well exponential?
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 16 Oct 20, 06:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 594
Posted By tspill
We have friends just back from Madeira - they...

We have friends just back from Madeira - they were tested on entry. Said it was really well done.
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 16 Oct 20, 04:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 384
Posted By tspill
Yep - All of that. But why has NI got it so...

Yep - All of that.
But why has NI got it so much worse than anyone else? was the question. Especially given our geographical advantages.
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 16 Oct 20, 04:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 384
Posted By tspill
I just cant understand it. In the summer we had...

I just cant understand it. In the summer we had reduced this thing to virtually zero. We have the huge advantage of being a small island.
What has gone so wrong! How has NI gone to being the...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 16 Oct 20, 03:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 976
Posted By tspill
No matter what - this is a big step in the right...

No matter what - this is a big step in the right direction.
Is this one of the vaccines the UK has placed forward orders for?
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 16 Oct 20, 01:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 384
Posted By tspill
Have they not said "no unnecessary travel"? I...

Have they not said "no unnecessary travel"?
I know someone a few weeks ago travelled to the south and were stopped by the gards. They had to produce evidence as to why they were travelling. Those...
Forum: General Chat 15 Oct 20, 08:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 621
Posted By tspill
We stopped using our bread maker and just use the...

We stopped using our bread maker and just use the oven. Just as good.
Forum: General Chat 15 Oct 20, 07:11 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 439
Posted By tspill
I am going to have an interesting few weeks. My...

I am going to have an interesting few weeks. My dad has decided he wont be using his tools again so wants me to go through them with him and see what I want. Some of the stuff was handed down from...
Forum: General Chat 15 Oct 20, 07:07 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,525
Posted By tspill
I guess we were lucky in that we had both old and...

I guess we were lucky in that we had both old and new houses for 2 years do our new house wasn't dependent of selling the old. Very frustrating.

Did you say you were in Scotland? Are house...
Forum: General Chat 15 Oct 20, 07:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 471
Posted By tspill
It is like all insurance - great and well worth...

It is like all insurance - great and well worth it if you ever need it. But if you dont, it isnt worth it. But you dont know.
I took a third party gap insurance when my OH got her X1. The company...
Forum: General Chat 15 Oct 20, 07:04 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,693
Posted By tspill
YT are you definitely logged in?

YT are you definitely logged in?
Forum: General Chat 15 Oct 20, 06:02 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 439
Posted By tspill
The finish that you get from a good roller is...

The finish that you get from a good roller is much better than the cheap ones.
I now buy the good ones, but still cant be bothered washing them so they end up in the bin. Still well worth it to get...
Forum: General Chat 15 Oct 20, 06:00 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,525
Posted By tspill
We had something similar a couple of years ago. ...

We had something similar a couple of years ago. It took a couple of attempts at a completion and maybe 3 weeks for it to get sorted. I was just about to go to Florida for three weeks so basically...
Forum: General Chat 15 Oct 20, 05:58 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,693
Posted By tspill
I have just gone through the consent options and...

I have just gone through the consent options and I still have the like button.
Forum: General Chat 15 Oct 20, 05:15 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 439
Posted By tspill
These are the only roller I will use how having...

These are the only roller I will use how having been disappointed with most that I have used in the past 30 years.
https://www.screwfix.com/p/hamilton-perfection-roller-sleeve-emulsion-12-x-1/17399...
Forum: General Chat 15 Oct 20, 08:23 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,877
Posted By tspill
When we were doing the rounds a few years ago...

When we were doing the rounds a few years ago when my OH was looking for an SUV. Unfortunately we put the Evoque at the bottom of the list. And by quite a way as there wasn't much that we liked...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 14 Oct 20, 08:52 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,897
Posted By tspill
The problem here and the reason CV is different...

The problem here and the reason CV is different is that our individual actions dont impact ourselves - but they impact others. That is why we cant just tell people to keep themselves safe. People...
Forum: General Chat 14 Oct 20, 07:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 436
Posted By tspill
That does seem a bit expensive, but sometimes...

That does seem a bit expensive, but sometimes there are aspects more important than only price. And this I suspect is a small price in the context of the work you are doing.

Good luck with your...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 14 Oct 20, 06:34 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,897
Posted By tspill
I think it is more than "hard" - closer to...

I think it is more than "hard" - closer to impossible. Glad I dont have to make these choices.
TBH., It is easy to blame our leaders. Personally I just do what I can do to protect myself. I have...
Forum: General Chat 14 Oct 20, 06:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 436
Posted By tspill
We went a step further and only invited tenders...

We went a step further and only invited tenders from builders that the architect had worked with extensively and knew the foremen. We were asked if we wanted to add any builders to the tender list. ...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 14 Oct 20, 06:17 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,897
Posted By tspill
Very sad, but they had to do something if...

Very sad, but they had to do something if hospitals weren't to be hugely impacted.
We seem to be in a very bad place in NI.
I have no idea what the answer is. And no one else does either. But...
Forum: General Chat 14 Oct 20, 06:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 436
Posted By tspill
When we did our extension and refurb, our SE...

When we did our extension and refurb, our SE report cost £550.

This included 70sqm extension, attached garage that needed a few structural elements (including windpost) due to one of the walls...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 14 Oct 20, 05:32 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,897
Posted By tspill
It is primary that I am hearing about. But...

It is primary that I am hearing about. But starting to hear it about secondary as well (a few mins ago).

Sounds like a combination of preset work and online.
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