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Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 23 Sep 20, 02:58 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,078
Posted By stupet11
I am not sure it's really all down to the...

I am not sure it's really all down to the government (I didn't vote for them, I hate politicians and don't vote!).

The general public all know how the virus works.

Regardless if things are open...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 23 Sep 20, 02:14 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,078
Posted By stupet11
1. Pubs shut at 10pm. No, the virus does not stop...

1. Pubs shut at 10pm. No, the virus does not stop at 10pm, it's just the had to pick a time so everyone knows where they stand - it's to avoid the ongoing drinking / crowds through to the early...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 22 Sep 20, 03:33 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,673
Posted By stupet11
I think you will find indoor sports whose...

I think you will find indoor sports whose national governing bodies have had procedures approved to return to play will be able to carry on - reasoning being they operate in a covid safe way - where...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 21 Sep 20, 02:43 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 5,260
Posted By stupet11
Conspiracy theories great for fictional movies,...

Conspiracy theories great for fictional movies, bit pointless in real life...any one uncovers real solid evidence of a conspiracy with hard hitting consequences, they wouldn't be around for long.
...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 20 Sep 20, 08:44 PM
Replies: 485
Views: 40,694
Posted By stupet11
booked! OMG - something to look forward to...

booked! OMG - something to look forward to anyway...

24/8 to 7/9
BA Fly drive (Ford Explorer)
LGW to MCO return to LHR
5 adults
£2338 (£350 deposit paid. rest due 3/8).

Taking car off...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 18 Sep 20, 02:25 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 787
Posted By stupet11
The swim is only a small part of the dolphin...

The swim is only a small part of the dolphin encounter - and is optional!
Forum: General Chat 18 Sep 20, 02:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 978
Posted By stupet11
I blinkin' love Disney...

I blinkin' love Disney...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 18 Sep 20, 01:59 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 787
Posted By stupet11
Disposable cups available at every drinks...

Disposable cups available at every drinks station.

You might want to take some snacks away with you for the trip back to your accommodation... ;-)
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 18 Sep 20, 12:21 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 787
Posted By stupet11
We've been 8 times! Love it. We had cabana...

We've been 8 times! Love it.

We had cabana once, when a special offer on. They are nice, but not really worth the money, and there is plenty of seating (mainly sunbeds) around and lots of...
Forum: General Chat 12 Sep 20, 05:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 690
Posted By stupet11
Whilst Innkeepers is lovely (and also haunted, by...

Whilst Innkeepers is lovely (and also haunted, by one of the great train robbers!) - when it says opposite the country park, it's not the same side as the lodge, you have to go into Norwich and back...
Forum: General Chat 12 Sep 20, 03:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 690
Posted By stupet11
The train station is right next to Riverside,...

The train station is right next to Riverside, which is a modern out of town type shopping area, Morrisons, Next, Boots, Mataln, Cinema, Nandos etc.

You can walk into city over a brisge from their,...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 11 Sep 20, 11:48 AM
Replies: 485
Views: 40,694
Posted By stupet11
We did the fly out from LGW and back to LHR 2...

We did the fly out from LGW and back to LHR 2 years ago.

We took the opportunity to get train instead of drive (150 miles to London). Buying tickets 12 weeks before was good value - we still...
Forum: Disney Cruise Line and Other Cruise Planning 8 Sep 20, 09:20 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 615
Posted By stupet11
We did out first cruise last summer, RC and Cocco...

We did out first cruise last summer, RC and Cocco Cay.

We had on board credit and used that for wifi - worth it! The drinks package though we didn't buy, and there was was plenty to drink still,...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 2 Sep 20, 05:36 PM
Replies: 485
Views: 40,694
Posted By stupet11
Anyone with Nationwide bank for their travel...

Anyone with Nationwide bank for their travel insurance? What's their stance?

I did ring them, but they just confused me - not sure if that was their plan!
Forum: General Chat 11 Aug 20, 06:48 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 916
Posted By stupet11
Golfing update: With the new clubs, playing...

Golfing update:

With the new clubs, playing same course now, I have gone from 133 to rounds of, in order, 122, 118, 115, 116, 107, 123 yesterday.

Was very pleased to shoot 107, and sure yday...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 7 Aug 20, 06:50 PM
Replies: 395
Views: 27,427
Posted By stupet11
Not talking about anyone specific here, but...

Not talking about anyone specific here, but people are saying there is exageration of the pandemic in one breath, and in the next quoting gov figures the that show low impact.

Just as media...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 31 Jul 20, 03:44 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,713
Posted By stupet11
Good post and discussion -I get vibes of a March...

Good post and discussion -I get vibes of a March timeline from people I know in NHS and Research, I hope they are managing expectations and it's sooner.

So many people still believe it's not a...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 22 Jul 20, 03:05 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,835
Posted By stupet11
30 days plus 6 customary days and 8 bank...

30 days plus 6 customary days and 8 bank holidays.

We can carry over for 2 year currently, as long as you have taken statutory (28 days...nut that includes the customary and bank hols, so 14 days...
Forum: TV and Film 14 Jul 20, 08:53 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,518
Posted By stupet11
Last Man on Earth...oh farts!

Last Man on Earth...oh farts!
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 14 Jul 20, 09:25 AM
Replies: 1,249
Views: 72,871
Posted By stupet11
Awesome post! Especially this: "should show...

Awesome post!

Especially this: "should show the same courtesy"

100% what it's about - respects and courtesy to others in the world. That's why we should do this. Don't get lost in stats and...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 14 Jul 20, 09:21 AM
Replies: 1,249
Views: 72,871
Posted By stupet11
With the 10 days rule, that seems to be a reason...

With the 10 days rule, that seems to be a reason for people to object to wearing the mask.

Why?

Just coz gov messes up communication, doesn't mean it gives us a get out clause.

Still reading...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 14 Jul 20, 08:05 AM
Replies: 1,249
Views: 72,871
Posted By stupet11
Mobile The time factor is irrelevant, it takes a...

The time factor is irrelevant, it takes a fraction of a second to walk past someone in a confined space, who coughs or sneezes, job done.

It's the confined space that makes some shops a potential...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 14 Jul 20, 07:34 AM
Replies: 1,249
Views: 72,871
Posted By stupet11
I wonder how many people would wear them if they...

I wonder how many people would wear them if they 100% protected the wearer from the virus, rather than what they actually do, protect other people from getting it from you.

That's quite sad...
Forum: General Chat 11 Jul 20, 12:37 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 792
Posted By stupet11
Met him once. For a uncompromising centre half,...

Met him once. For a uncompromising centre half, world cup winner, and manager - he must have had a hard side to him, but it was like chatting to my own granddad or a favourite uncle - as if he had...
Forum: General Chat 9 Jul 20, 09:03 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 916
Posted By stupet11
Hey, that's my plan - now my job seems to be safe...

Hey, that's my plan - now my job seems to be safe (assuming so as someone else retired and as not recruiting, they doubled my workload!).

Been 3 months trying to get a free pension review...
Forum: General Chat 8 Jul 20, 10:43 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 916
Posted By stupet11
Dibb golf meet in Florida (gives me a bit of...

Dibb golf meet in Florida (gives me a bit of time!). Love to play over there.

Last round was on Monday with my (dad's) old clubs. 7 holes I hit 1 or 2 over par. The lower (easier) indexed 9 I hit...
Forum: General Chat 8 Jul 20, 10:19 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 916
Posted By stupet11
I had a hit with my coaches graphite clubs, and...

I had a hit with my coaches graphite clubs, and went for these: Ben Sayers
Ben Sayers M8 Package Set for £250. The bag is prob worth around £100, so I don't think I can lose much if I stopped and...
Forum: General Chat 8 Jul 20, 05:23 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 916
Posted By stupet11
Mobile Ah, bought a set about 30mins ago! Oh...

Ah, bought a set about 30mins ago!

Oh well... Maybe you can use the pics to ebay / gumtree then, should go quick
Forum: General Chat 6 Jul 20, 12:29 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 916
Posted By stupet11
Cool - I wouldn't mind taking a look - if you...

Cool - I wouldn't mind taking a look - if you wanted to send me some pics / description so I can do some research on them. South London might be as far as I get on holiday this year!
Forum: General Chat 6 Jul 20, 07:53 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 916
Posted By stupet11
Mobile Love all the advice everyone, thanks. I...

Love all the advice everyone, thanks.

I guess while I am having lessons. 10 in so far, my swing / stance etc could change making a fitting obsolete?

I was tempted by the £500 Gallaway set at...
Forum: General Chat 5 Jul 20, 01:47 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 916
Posted By stupet11
I had assumed standard length, being 5 ft 8/9 ...

I had assumed standard length, being 5 ft 8/9

Did a google - yes, see there is more to it than just height!
Forum: General Chat 5 Jul 20, 01:13 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 916
Posted By stupet11
Thanks. Yes - psychological boost if you...

Thanks.

Yes - psychological boost if you believe you have the right equipment to suit your game (rather than hand me downs!)
Forum: General Chat 5 Jul 20, 12:21 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 916
Posted By stupet11
Mobile Thanks for this. My pro is focused on...

Thanks for this.

My pro is focused on technique over equipment, which as a L3 coach myself I agree with. But understanding equipment I think us important too (so you don't waste money when you see...
Forum: General Trip Planning 5 Jul 20, 11:33 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 5,902
Posted By stupet11
Bit confusing as UK resort hotels etc begging to...

Bit confusing as UK resort hotels etc begging to open up, and then we are told to stay away!

We must all live close to some beautiful country side, if not beaches - surely better to stay local and...
Forum: General Chat 5 Jul 20, 11:00 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 916
Posted By stupet11
New golf clubs

Restarted golf over last 3 months, as one of my customers giving me lessons on knock for knock basis.

I have been using my dads old clubs, Macgregor Golden Bear - prob about 20 years old. Have...
Forum: Accommodation 2 Jul 20, 07:38 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,385
Posted By stupet11
Mobile Have to say ATD we're very poor, miss-information...

Have to say ATD we're very poor, miss-information given, went back on what they said, and felt pressured me into situations. It felt like they were putting short term cash flow before long term...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 2 Jul 20, 07:28 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 498
Posted By stupet11
Mobile Starling, I found there online chat really quick...

Starling, I found there online chat really quick and helpful (issue not there fault BTW!).

But for holidays, I use a credit card for more protection, and current one I have gives cash back and 0%...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 1 Jul 20, 11:04 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,681
Posted By stupet11
Yeah - I may find out how tough that market is,...

Yeah - I may find out how tough that market is, sure I will struggle at my age!

But there are other ways to make money...yes, you, and I may lose our houses, jobs and lifestyle - just as some...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 1 Jul 20, 10:40 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,681
Posted By stupet11
Yep. Senior staff have taken pay cut, others...

Yep.

Senior staff have taken pay cut, others asked to volunteer to take pay cut and / or reduce their working hours. If that doesn't work, will be looking at redundancy.

I would embrace it and...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 30 Jun 20, 01:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 584
Posted By stupet11
I thought it would be 3 months of total lock...

I thought it would be 3 months of total lock down, so in one way we got off lightly (esp with weather)...but still might pay for it. But only know what would have worked in hindsight - and maybe not...
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