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Forum: General Chat Today, 06:48 AM
Replies: 15
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Posted By Omega1
A Run the World (Sport Aid) T-shirt, 33 years...

A Run the World (Sport Aid) T-shirt, 33 years old.
Forum: General Chat Yesterday, 04:27 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,337
Posted By Omega1
Its trespass, not theft. In the U.K., trespass...

Its trespass, not theft. In the U.K., trespass is a matter of civil law. From memory, trespass in the US is covered by state law and is a criminal matter.
Forum: General Chat Yesterday, 04:23 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,337
Posted By Omega1
😂🤣 I take it you are not easily influenced Tom.🤣😂...

😂🤣 I take it you are not easily influenced Tom.🤣😂 ... other than by BMW salesmen!👍
Forum: General Trip Planning Yesterday, 09:26 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 128
Posted By Omega1
Also this side of Manchester is the Premier Inn...

Also this side of Manchester is the Premier Inn in Bury. Its next to the Metrolink (tram) station, a 20ish minute ride into the city.
Forum: Disney Cruise Line and Other Cruise Planning Yesterday, 08:16 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 472
Posted By Omega1
The big problem with the Which? survey is they...

The big problem with the Which? survey is they are not doing a like for like comparison. You would certainly expect a cruise line that costs an indicative 299 pp per night to be rated higher than...
Forum: General Chat 26 Jan 20, 05:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 451
Posted By Omega1
Youre right, but those padded envelopes that are...

Youre right, but those padded envelopes that are paper on the outside and plastic bubble wrap in the inside cant be recycled at all. They dont make it easy!
Forum: General Chat 26 Jan 20, 05:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 451
Posted By Omega1
Drives me crackers as well, but at least it can...

Drives me crackers as well, but at least it can be recycled.
Forum: General Trip Planning 26 Jan 20, 11:34 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 190
Posted By Omega1
Excellent advice/info from Disney Daffodil - the...

Excellent advice/info from Disney Daffodil - the only thing I would add, is if you are in the north of Vietnam, try to visit Halong Bay. It is stunning.
Forum: General Chat 25 Jan 20, 10:02 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 4,358
Posted By Omega1
The whole idea of fining parents for taking their...

The whole idea of fining parents for taking their children out of school for holidays was unheard of because taking holidays in term time was unheard of. In the northern towns where I was brought up,...
Forum: General Chat 25 Jan 20, 09:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 454
Posted By Omega1
If your neighbour doesnt rectify the problem...

If your neighbour doesnt rectify the problem they have created it would probably be worth talking to your local council. Does your home insurance include legal cover? Is so, it might be worth...
Forum: General Chat 25 Jan 20, 02:46 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 4,358
Posted By Omega1
Reading these posts and looking back at my own...

Reading these posts and looking back at my own secondary education (1965-72), schools were quite brutal places. Many teachers, but by no means all, were quick to lash out with any kind of implement...
Forum: General Chat 25 Jan 20, 10:25 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 4,358
Posted By Omega1
No Ofsted - but there were Her Majesty's...

No Ofsted - but there were Her Majesty's Inspectors of Schools (as there are now). Schools were inspected, but not routinely, and reports were only shared with the school and local authority.
Forum: Disney Cruise Line and Other Cruise Planning 24 Jan 20, 09:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 266
Posted By Omega1
Not many cruise lines sail from Port Canaveral...

Not many cruise lines sail from Port Canaveral. You will have far more choice if you include Fort Lauderdale and Miami.
Forum: General Chat 24 Jan 20, 07:24 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,464
Posted By Omega1
I dont have any Sonos products but after reading...

I dont have any Sonos products but after reading this thread and stuff in the media, I wont be buying any either. Absolute PR disaster and shows a total disdain for its customers.
Forum: General Chat 24 Jan 20, 02:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 510
Posted By Omega1
Mobile Wipeout Omega - I dont like the sound of that!

Wipeout Omega - I dont like the sound of that!
Forum: General Trip Planning 24 Jan 20, 11:19 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 211
Posted By Omega1
We've been to SA five times but we always book...

We've been to SA five times but we always book flights, car hire and accommodation ourselves. We have stayed in some delightful B&Bs and the owners are really helpful with local info eg best...
Forum: General Chat 23 Jan 20, 06:59 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 543
Posted By Omega1
We have a new king!

https://www.thesun.co.uk/travel/10777027/disneyland-excalibur-breaks-sword-stone/
Forum: General Chat 23 Jan 20, 08:27 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,451
Posted By Omega1
We have 2 small, 11 medium, 2 large windows and a...

We have 2 small, 11 medium, 2 large windows and a large(ish) conservatory with French doors for 16 every two months.
Forum: General Chat 22 Jan 20, 08:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 729
Posted By Omega1
In 2015 the Supreme Court ruled that it was...

In 2015 the Supreme Court ruled that it was reasonable for private parking company to charge 85 for overstaying the initial free period.
Forum: General Trip Planning 22 Jan 20, 12:42 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 712
Posted By Omega1
Yes, we take our Sonicare ones. They go in their...

Yes, we take our Sonicare ones. They go in their plastic travel cases so no chance of going off. My teeth never seem clean using a traditional toothbrush.
Forum: Disney Cruise Line and Other Cruise Planning 22 Jan 20, 12:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 491
Posted By Omega1
Do you intend travelling in school holidays? If...

Do you intend travelling in school holidays? If so, with the exception of Cunard, you won't be able to escape kids on any of those cruise lines.
We are mid 60's and our favourite cruise lines are...
Forum: General Chat 21 Jan 20, 03:45 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,498
Posted By Omega1
Thats us. Meerkat Movies plus the seniors rate...

Thats us. Meerkat Movies plus the seniors rate - they almost end up paying us to go!🤣
Forum: General Chat 21 Jan 20, 08:19 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,498
Posted By Omega1
Weve been married 42 years and have regular...

Weve been married 42 years and have regular date nights but we just call it going out. One of the joys of being retired, apart from going on holiday in off peak periods, is having a long...
Forum: Disney Cruise Line and Other Cruise Planning 20 Jan 20, 04:22 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 743
Posted By Omega1
On one of our transatlantics, hurricane Sandy was...

On one of our transatlantics, hurricane Sandy was brewing. We changed route, missed the Azores and went to Madeira instead. We then followed Sandy for a couple of days up to Fort Lauderdale which was...
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants 20 Jan 20, 03:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 595
Posted By Omega1
Have a look at Bahama Breeze and Red Lobster.

Have a look at Bahama Breeze and Red Lobster.
Forum: Disney Cruise Line and Other Cruise Planning 20 Jan 20, 02:55 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 743
Posted By Omega1
Thanks - you will have a better idea of how...

Thanks - you will have a better idea of how Cunard cater for children than I have. Happy cruising!
Forum: Disney Cruise Line and Other Cruise Planning 20 Jan 20, 01:55 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 743
Posted By Omega1
Weve done a couple of transatlantics (with...

Weve done a couple of transatlantics (with another bookedfor Nov) but not with Cunard and not with children. We cruise for the itinerary and whilst sea days are ok, Im a bit bored after 6/7 days at...
Forum: Disney Cruise Line and Other Cruise Planning 17 Jan 20, 11:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 146
Posted By Omega1
We have done several Asian cruises (Princess and...

We have done several Asian cruises (Princess and Holland America) and whilst menus are tweaked to accommodate Asian guests, there is plenty of western cuisine to choose from as well. Entertainment is...
Forum: Disney Cruise Line and Other Cruise Planning 17 Jan 20, 05:02 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,184
Posted By Omega1
It was!

It was!
Forum: General Chat 17 Jan 20, 09:01 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,593
Posted By Omega1
Farewell, its been fun!

Farewell, its been fun!
Forum: Disney Cruise Line and Other Cruise Planning 17 Jan 20, 08:19 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,184
Posted By Omega1
We took the free parking offer from P&O. Dropped...

We took the free parking offer from P&O. Dropped our bags off, left the keys and they moved the car about 200 yards to a secure parking area. We could see our car from the ship - no problems at all...
Forum: General Chat 16 Jan 20, 04:49 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,593
Posted By Omega1
This is the coffee youll be given in prison...

This is the coffee youll be given in prison. Might give you some protection if you shower with it - Lynx Africa would make you too attractive!...
Forum: General Chat 16 Jan 20, 10:12 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 7,626
Posted By Omega1
It happened to us - the vendor wanted 500 for...

It happened to us - the vendor wanted 500 for old, stained carpets (this was 35 years ago). When we refused they delayed completion for a week because they wanted to remove them. When we moved in,...
Forum: General Trip Planning 16 Jan 20, 08:44 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 328
Posted By Omega1
Just had a look at the seating plan on The...

Just had a look at the seating plan on The Flight and it shows 4 toilets in economy for 198 seats.
Forum: Disney Cruise Line and Other Cruise Planning 16 Jan 20, 08:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 298
Posted By Omega1
It is hurricane season but cruise lines are good...

It is hurricane season but cruise lines are good at using accurate forecasts to ensure that ships are out of harms way. If a hurricane is imminent, itineraries are changed and very often different...
Forum: General Chat 14 Jan 20, 05:36 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 5,443
Posted By Omega1
... whilst smoking!😷

... whilst smoking!😷
Forum: General Chat 14 Jan 20, 04:01 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 5,443
Posted By Omega1
A man in a white jacket with a basket, selling...

A man in a white jacket with a basket, selling little bags of cockles, mussels, shrimps, whelks, etc going round pubs was a regular feature in the 60s and 70s.
Forum: General Chat 13 Jan 20, 10:38 PM
Replies: 938
Views: 91,053
Posted By Omega1
A person of colour usually refers to anyone who...

A person of colour usually refers to anyone who is not white - particularly in the US. It is generally a descriptor that is self-assigned - so Meghan is accurate in that respect.
Forum: General Chat 13 Jan 20, 05:42 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 5,443
Posted By Omega1
Love Bartons piccalilli- bought a jar of Asda...

Love Bartons piccalilli- bought a jar of Asda own brand not long ago, it was an awful, gloopy mess with hardly any veggies in it.
Forum: General Chat 13 Jan 20, 03:32 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 5,443
Posted By Omega1
Corned beef and piccalilli sandwich is a staple...

Corned beef and piccalilli sandwich is a staple in the Omega household. MH, thanks for starting a thread of significant importance - anything to move on from the blessed H&M thread. I know more about...
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