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Forum: General Chat 18 Oct 20, 09:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 712
Posted By Dinglebert
Badgers - Please don't read if squeamish

This year more than any other I keep seeing dead badgers at the side of the road. Searching the internet brings up only the same options I can come up with.

1. Badgers get run over in the...
Forum: General Chat 17 Oct 20, 03:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 699
Posted By Dinglebert
i was aware of the Post Office option its OK but...

i was aware of the Post Office option its OK but my other problem is that to open any sort of account even a saving account they have insisted in the past couple of years of me having to go to a...
Forum: General Chat 16 Oct 20, 08:07 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 5,280
Posted By Dinglebert
Is that what we call it now. I can't keep up...

Is that what we call it now. I can't keep up with you young people.
Forum: General Chat 16 Oct 20, 04:40 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,645
Posted By Dinglebert
I bought these ...

I bought these

https://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/B01FUFN49S/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_asin_title_o05_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1

Price has gone up in past two days. They were on the prime day thing so now £10...
Forum: General Chat 16 Oct 20, 02:34 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 647
Posted By Dinglebert
Mobile Chances are it will no longer be a smart meter. ...

Chances are it will no longer be a smart meter. All depends on what they can access remotely. Itís why I refuse to have one until they get standardised
Forum: General Chat 16 Oct 20, 01:51 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,567
Posted By Dinglebert
The side bit was removed from the latest C4...

The side bit was removed from the latest C4 model. Its still on the C3. Used to like mine. Makes the car easier to find in carparks when you have forgotten when you parked it!
Forum: General Chat 16 Oct 20, 01:49 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 647
Posted By Dinglebert
I am always wary of companies who "employ" people...

I am always wary of companies who "employ" people to go door to door to sell their services. We have had a couple of people at our down during the middle of lockdown trying to get us to move to...
Forum: General Chat 16 Oct 20, 12:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 699
Posted By Dinglebert
Yes and I know the process is relatively easy. I...

Yes and I know the process is relatively easy. I won't get the bonus money as I did a dummy current account transfer around 7 banks a couple of years ago. Got must over £700 for basically doing...
Forum: General Chat 16 Oct 20, 12:00 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,645
Posted By Dinglebert
Fitted it together this morning. Used 3m metal...

Fitted it together this morning. Used 3m metal magnetic discs to connect to ceiling. £5 for 5 from Amazon. Just as well as I had to move the upstairs hall one almost immediately as it was too...
Forum: General Chat 16 Oct 20, 11:14 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 699
Posted By Dinglebert
TSB have closed my branch

Bit hacked off today. After 40 years plus with TSB they have finally emailed to say branch is now permanently shut. It had been closed for past few months for distancing issues. My nearest branch...
Forum: General Chat 16 Oct 20, 11:07 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,567
Posted By Dinglebert
I have had two of them. The first one was a...

I have had two of them. The first one was a diesel the second petrol. Was going to buy a third one a couple of months ago but long story short something better but a bit older was in stock and...
Forum: General Chat 15 Oct 20, 12:58 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,463
Posted By Dinglebert
Nothing different. Its just a local reaction. ...

Nothing different. Its just a local reaction. The flu jab while a vital thing for some people, myself included, is not affected at all by our current virus issues.
Forum: General Chat 15 Oct 20, 12:55 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,645
Posted By Dinglebert
Bit hacked off with Amazon about this. They...

Bit hacked off with Amazon about this. They blamed machines for picking the wrong alarms. Odd that machines would pick one right and the others wrong every time. Its almost as if something told...
Forum: General Chat 14 Oct 20, 06:33 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,645
Posted By Dinglebert
Mobile Any new house should have this fitted hard wired.

Any new house should have this fitted hard wired.
Forum: General Chat 14 Oct 20, 04:26 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,645
Posted By Dinglebert
So Amazon delivered the 3 smoke one heat today...

So Amazon delivered the 3 smoke one heat today and have messed up. Two of the smoke are still by FireAngel but a different model. still does 10 year and interconnect but not the same model.

I...
Forum: General Chat 14 Oct 20, 03:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 189
Posted By Dinglebert
Would never do it. They need to be fitted so...

Would never do it. They need to be fitted so that they work for you. The line between reading and distance is precise. I normally get my varifocals from Asda. Due to lockdown I ended up at local...
Forum: General Chat 14 Oct 20, 12:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 278
Posted By Dinglebert
google is your friend in that one as different...

google is your friend in that one as different routers have different logins.
Forum: General Chat 14 Oct 20, 12:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 478
Posted By Dinglebert
Hate to point it out but he has always been the...

Hate to point it out but he has always been the same age as Cliff.
Forum: General Chat 14 Oct 20, 12:35 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,691
Posted By Dinglebert
I am currently 2300 in the queue to get tickets...

I am currently 2300 in the queue to get tickets for a show which if I get them will mean an 8 hour drive both ways.
Forum: General Chat 14 Oct 20, 12:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 278
Posted By Dinglebert
If you have a BT hub heres how to do it. ...

If you have a BT hub heres how to do it.

https://www.bt.com/help/broadband/fix-a-problem/broadband-and-wi-fi/i-want-to-improve-my-wi-fi/how-do-i-split-my-bt-hub-s-ssid--wireless-network-name--
Forum: General Chat 14 Oct 20, 12:06 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,645
Posted By Dinglebert
Yes but the Grenfell fire caused a massive...

Yes but the Grenfell fire caused a massive rethink on fire safety. While the cause was cladding as part of the investigation they would cover all aspects of fire safety.
Forum: General Chat 14 Oct 20, 12:15 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,645
Posted By Dinglebert
I was completely unaware. Itís odd I do the...

I was completely unaware. Itís odd I do the annual fire nhs lectures and they have not mentioned this at all. To put that into context the fire talks end up being about unplugging your TV at night...
Forum: General Chat 13 Oct 20, 04:08 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,645
Posted By Dinglebert
It is a junk leaflet. Its a sales pitch from a...

It is a junk leaflet. Its a sales pitch from a company. The difference is that it contained information about legal changes to fire alarms in Scottish homes that no-one seemed to know about.
Forum: General Chat 13 Oct 20, 01:44 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,645
Posted By Dinglebert
I understand your point and personally I don't...

I understand your point and personally I don't like sales companies trying to look like its an offical document. However the fact is that all private dwellings in Scotland will legally have to...
Forum: General Chat 13 Oct 20, 12:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 330
Posted By Dinglebert
I don't think we are disagreeing. In short there...

I don't think we are disagreeing. In short there is no problem for the OP to buy a TV with Alexa built in. She doesn't need to use it.
Forum: General Chat 13 Oct 20, 12:41 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,645
Posted By Dinglebert
Thats the one I got. Its really an advertising...

Thats the one I got. Its really an advertising leaflet and not connected directly to the Scottish Government. It does point you to the Scottish Legislation relating to what they are trying to sell...
Forum: General Chat 13 Oct 20, 12:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 330
Posted By Dinglebert
You can disable Alexa specifically. On most TV's...

You can disable Alexa specifically. On most TV's the Alexa functionality is a button on the remote where you talk to the TV. Just don't use it. That what I mean by connecting to it.
Forum: General Chat 13 Oct 20, 11:46 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 330
Posted By Dinglebert
Yes just don't connect it in the first place. In...

Yes just don't connect it in the first place. In order for Alexa to work it needs to connect.
Forum: General Chat 13 Oct 20, 11:45 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 468
Posted By Dinglebert
Steam mop warped the edges of ours. You need to...

Steam mop warped the edges of ours. You need to dry it off immediately.
Forum: General Chat 13 Oct 20, 10:31 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,645
Posted By Dinglebert
I have taken the plunge and bought was I need to...

I have taken the plunge and bought was I need to comply. As its Amazon prime day and I have credit with them they had just what I needed. I bought Fire Angel pro equipment which is 10 year battery...
Forum: General Chat 12 Oct 20, 10:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 452
Posted By Dinglebert
Mobile No need to be rude. It was an honest question.

No need to be rude. It was an honest question.
Forum: General Chat 12 Oct 20, 09:51 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,645
Posted By Dinglebert
Have a look at my link. It goes to the government...

Have a look at my link. It goes to the government webpage which is very clear. The law is for all properties old and new
Forum: General Chat 12 Oct 20, 09:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 452
Posted By Dinglebert
Mobile Can find nothing in the agreement so the answer...

Can find nothing in the agreement so the answer would appear to be no.
Forum: General Chat 12 Oct 20, 09:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 452
Posted By Dinglebert
Mobile But it was an issue with my sight caused by my...

But it was an issue with my sight caused by my glasses. If say I broke an arm that day would they take me then.
Forum: General Chat 12 Oct 20, 08:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 452
Posted By Dinglebert
Car Breakdown Question

Can't find the answer to this. We were off seeing child no 1 in Dundee at the weekend. Its roughly 100 miles away. Anyway got a new pair of varifocals last week and as we got into the car to come...
Forum: General Chat 12 Oct 20, 05:07 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,645
Posted By Dinglebert
No-one is going to check. What they are saying...

No-one is going to check. What they are saying is in reality you will not be able to sell your home unless you upgrade as the fire safety is part of the home report.

The other more pressing one...
Forum: General Chat 12 Oct 20, 04:53 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,645
Posted By Dinglebert
I retrieved the leaflet from File B1N and it...

I retrieved the leaflet from File B1N and it actually came from Aico.

The one for me would be the Ei650RF RadioLINK+ which is the 10 year battery plus radiolink and the cheapest I can find it is...
Forum: General Chat 12 Oct 20, 02:08 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,645
Posted By Dinglebert
The leaflet was not from Government. It was from...

The leaflet was not from Government. It was from a company trying to sell their solution to the new regulations. I do imagine that the Government must be planning some sort of publicity around this.
Forum: General Chat 12 Oct 20, 02:05 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,645
Posted By Dinglebert
They are not doing that at the moment due to...

They are not doing that at the moment due to covid. Its telephone only around my way. It is also stated they won't be supplying what would be needed to meet this new law.
Forum: General Chat 12 Oct 20, 12:55 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,645
Posted By Dinglebert
Trouble is that those ones as far as I can see do...

Trouble is that those ones as far as I can see do not have the 10 year battery and the ones which have the 10 year batteries are not interlinked. So far I have got it down to £18 a detector which...
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