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Forum: TV and Film Yesterday, 10:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 324
Posted By Moorlandman
Mobile Thursday nights Question Time featured a lengthy...

Thursday nights Question Time featured a lengthy racist rant by an audience member: Close the borders, completely close the borders, she frothed with hateful rage, adding in lies about foreigners...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida Yesterday, 08:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 376
Posted By Moorlandman
Mobile Im sure your six your old boy would enjoy Sesame...

Im sure your six your old boy would enjoy Sesame Street land at Sea World but not sure I would make a special visit.
Forum: Trip Planning Florida Yesterday, 07:30 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,950
Posted By Moorlandman
Mobile Try TUI. Can be much cheaper than Virgin

Try TUI. Can be much cheaper than Virgin
Forum: Trip Planning Florida Yesterday, 07:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 450
Posted By Moorlandman
Mobile One of the best times to visit as these dates are...

One of the best times to visit as these dates are classed as off peak.

However, the later you go in August the risk of tropical storms and hurricanes increase
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 20 Feb 20, 10:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 886
Posted By Moorlandman
Mobile Amazing prices. Thanks for sharing We also...

Amazing prices. Thanks for sharing

We also got a bargain flying this July with TUI. Its always worth checking TUI as they can be much, much cheaper than Virgin
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 18 Feb 20, 09:28 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,379
Posted By Moorlandman
Mobile Another vote for TUI. They offer real last...

Another vote for TUI. They offer real last minute discounts but you will need to be flexible
Forum: General Chat 16 Feb 20, 10:46 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 23,921
Posted By Moorlandman
Mobile Looks great - I would love one of those. Probably...

Looks great - I would love one of those. Probably cost 50+ per month to heat though
Forum: General Chat 15 Feb 20, 06:44 PM
Replies: 226
Views: 30,324
Posted By Moorlandman
Absolutely terrible. Trial by media...

Absolutely terrible. Trial by media (Express/Mail/Sun) - the usual suspects
Forum: General Chat 14 Feb 20, 01:13 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 6,857
Posted By Moorlandman
Asda used to limit sales but this was recently...

Asda used to limit sales but this was recently lifted to help boost their profits. You will often see the local corner shop restocking from Asda :-)
Forum: General DVC Discussion 12 Feb 20, 01:47 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 701
Posted By Moorlandman
The higher they go the better as far as I am...

The higher they go the better as far as I am concerned. Far to many people (locals) with passes filling the parks. Epcot festivals at the weekend are rammed with pass people!
Forum: Tickets 11 Feb 20, 07:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 443
Posted By Moorlandman
Mobile I actually like to see these rise further as it...

I actually like to see these rise further as it helps control the crowds.

There are already many Floridians moaning about this and heres hoping they wont be buying a pass!
Forum: Tickets 11 Feb 20, 03:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 443
Posted By Moorlandman
Mobile Platinum pass up $200 since 2018

Platinum pass up $200 since 2018
Forum: Polls 11 Feb 20, 02:53 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 715
Posted By Moorlandman
Mobile The decision will be overturned and will cost...

The decision will be overturned and will cost local tax payers millions in legal costs
Forum: General Chat 10 Feb 20, 05:13 PM
Replies: 249
Views: 14,797
Posted By Moorlandman
5 cm of snow in North Staffordshire today - chaos...

5 cm of snow in North Staffordshire today - chaos on the roads. Make a change after the recent mild weather
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 10 Feb 20, 01:07 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,330
Posted By Moorlandman
If price is the same then go with Virgin as MCO...

If price is the same then go with Virgin as MCO is 30 miles closer to Disney.
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 9 Feb 20, 10:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,179
Posted By Moorlandman
Virgin will be the only carrier flying direct to...

Virgin will be the only carrier flying direct to MCO from Manchester in November so their prices have shot up.

Remember about 176 is tax
Forum: General Trip Planning 9 Feb 20, 07:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 164
Posted By Moorlandman
Mobile Weekends generally are not too bad in July. Use a...

Weekends generally are not too bad in July. Use a voucher to get 50% off and consider paying for a few fast passes with your savings.
Forum: General Trip Planning 9 Feb 20, 07:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 164
Posted By Moorlandman
I live near Alton Towers. Dont visit during the...

I live near Alton Towers. Dont visit during the week in July until School holidays start as Alton Towers is packed (20,000+) with School trips. You will be lucky to get on 3 rides all day.

First...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 9 Feb 20, 11:33 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 390
Posted By Moorlandman
We went early August and it was quiet - no school...

We went early August and it was quiet - no school groups. Quite a few Brits

Two issues; Park was understaffed so rides took ages to get on despite the lack of crowds. Secondly, the park...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 8 Feb 20, 09:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 963
Posted By Moorlandman
Mobile Expensive. Have you checked TUI? They have...

Expensive.

Have you checked TUI? They have direct flights this May (14 nights) from as little as 369pp
Forum: General Chat 8 Feb 20, 11:10 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 6,395
Posted By Moorlandman
Mobile We thought they would be local families who were...

We thought they would be local families who were struggling and needing a home but they were sold to a housing association and they decide who to put in their houses
Forum: General Chat 8 Feb 20, 11:05 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,418
Posted By Moorlandman
Mobile I agree. However, there is a view that those on...

I agree. However, there is a view that those on the far right would like to see the end of the BBC as they believe its too liberal. This tends to cause some heated debate on here
Forum: General Chat 8 Feb 20, 10:33 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,418
Posted By Moorlandman
I would have thought it would have got better now...

I would have thought it would have got better now Brexit has been sorted. I see they have now moved on to bashing the BBC😀
Forum: General Chat 8 Feb 20, 10:29 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 6,395
Posted By Moorlandman
Mobile Happened on an estate in our town. The social...

Happened on an estate in our town. The social houses were filled with problem families from Liverpool some 50 miles away! Massive issues even made the papers and big effect on house prices too
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 8 Feb 20, 09:51 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 925
Posted By Moorlandman
Mobile Virgin are making millions out of this change...

Virgin are making millions out of this change though. I dont blame them
Forum: General Chat 8 Feb 20, 09:36 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,768
Posted By Moorlandman
Mobile On some newer models of car ( Lexus/Toyota) you...

On some newer models of car ( Lexus/Toyota) you could face a bill in excess of 1k

OP - Ask your local police station whether they will be investigating this crime. My guess is no and that is why...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 8 Feb 20, 09:24 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 925
Posted By Moorlandman
Mobile Sadly another flying club perk has gone

Sadly another flying club perk has gone
Forum: General Chat 7 Feb 20, 07:56 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 6,395
Posted By Moorlandman
Mobile If you are still keen on purchasing this property...

If you are still keen on purchasing this property then I would agree with the above and make a reduced offer.
Forum: Accommodation 6 Feb 20, 07:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 669
Posted By Moorlandman
Mobile Add tickets for those 2 days to see the real cost.

Add tickets for those 2 days to see the real cost.
Forum: Accommodation 6 Feb 20, 11:48 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 669
Posted By Moorlandman
Mobile For a family of 4, that would work out at 1250...

For a family of 4, that would work out at 1250 minimum for two days at the theme park - ouch!
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants 5 Feb 20, 01:05 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,778
Posted By Moorlandman
Remember the phone queues last year - it was...

Remember the phone queues last year - it was crazy popular. Half of the UK must have been booking!
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 5 Feb 20, 11:01 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,699
Posted By Moorlandman
Mobile Not really. Orlando is wetter than most holiday...

Not really. Orlando is wetter than most holiday places in the rainy season. In August on average it rains almost every day.
Forum: General Chat 3 Feb 20, 11:30 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,182
Posted By Moorlandman
A number of Vets have a price for pets that are...

A number of Vets have a price for pets that are insured and lower rates for those that aren't (usually hidden)

The insurers set price guidelines and vets usually follow (or risk not getting any...
Forum: Accommodation 3 Feb 20, 01:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 669
Posted By Moorlandman
Mobile Definitely recommend staying at one of the deluxe...

Definitely recommend staying at one of the deluxe hotels for the express passes but you could be looking at 500 over Easter!
Forum: General Chat 3 Feb 20, 09:54 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 717
Posted By Moorlandman
Did a search for return reward seats from...

Did a search for return reward seats from Manchester to MCO in peak periods - zilch availability.

Plenty to NYC though so might consider a trip there
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants 3 Feb 20, 09:49 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,427
Posted By Moorlandman
$10 for a Big Mac meal or approx. 7.50 to give...

$10 for a Big Mac meal or approx. 7.50 to give an idea of price.

Around $9 elsewhere in central Orlando
Forum: Accommodation 2 Feb 20, 06:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 594
Posted By Moorlandman
Mobile The 20% drop in the value of the pound hasnt...

The 20% drop in the value of the pound hasnt helped. At $1.60 (2015) it makes a significant difference to todays rate of $1.30

I have seen some peak rates above 400 a night😮
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 1 Feb 20, 10:40 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,597
Posted By Moorlandman
Mobile A bit like Oblivion at Alton Towers. Up there...

A bit like Oblivion at Alton Towers. Up there with the best and most thrilling coasters.
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 1 Feb 20, 10:01 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 7,614
Posted By Moorlandman
Mobile Cost cutting no doubt!

Cost cutting no doubt!
Forum: Beyond the Parks 27 Jan 20, 01:39 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,248
Posted By Moorlandman
Mobile I was filling up my car in Clearwater and...

I was filling up my car in Clearwater and somebody came up to me and asked me to pay for his fuel. I told him to get lost like I would in the UK.

When my wife asked what he wanted she reminded me...
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