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Forum: Coronavirus Discussion Forum Today, 09:16 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 546
Posted By cornishfrogboy
My wife was lousy for most of January. The rest...

My wife was lousy for most of January. The rest of us ended up with much lighter conditions, but were nonetheless under the weather.

I believe that we have had it, as do most of my friends who...
Forum: Coronavirus Discussion Forum Yesterday, 11:34 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,410
Posted By cornishfrogboy
Many Americans have never heard of Italy or know...

Many Americans have never heard of Italy or know where it is on a map, yet alone know what has happened there.
Forum: Coronavirus Discussion Forum Yesterday, 11:22 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,970
Posted By cornishfrogboy
I think that the problem with Mr Branson is that...

I think that the problem with Mr Branson is that whilst spurning the chance to pay income tax and thus personally contribute towards the cost of running the nation like we all do, he has an utterly...
Forum: Coronavirus Discussion Forum Yesterday, 10:54 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,970
Posted By cornishfrogboy
The question is this.. If you had 3 grand...

The question is this..

If you had 3 grand spare in the bank, would you loan it, interest free to a company that stands a chance of sinking.. and that you could only get back in exchange for one of...
Forum: Coronavirus Discussion Forum Yesterday, 09:40 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,970
Posted By cornishfrogboy
Why would they not? Many airlines are in trouble...

Why would they not? Many airlines are in trouble. Why would any right minded person leave their money on a ship that is sinking? It is effectively giving that airline an interest free loan whilst ...
Forum: General Chat Yesterday, 09:28 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 15,582
Posted By cornishfrogboy
Air France/KLM pulled out at the last minute in...

Air France/KLM pulled out at the last minute in February, apparently due to cash flow issues. They opted for a code sharing arrangement instead.

Perhaps they had carried out due diligence!
Forum: Coronavirus Discussion Forum Yesterday, 09:08 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,343
Posted By cornishfrogboy
And me, Toodle pip!

And me, Toodle pip!
Forum: Coronavirus Discussion Forum Yesterday, 08:32 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,343
Posted By cornishfrogboy
I think that it was a very fair question to ask...

I think that it was a very fair question to ask in these difficult times and I think the quote covers my own position.

Not everybody in the electorate is a liberal and people are perfectly...
Forum: Disneyland California and West Coast Trip Planning Yesterday, 06:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,222
Posted By cornishfrogboy
Hi there. I am well aware that you did the...

Hi there.
I am well aware that you did the Warner Bros tour last year.. to the extent that we added it to our itinerary.

Regrettably, Route 66 is simply to far north for us and we have decided to...
Forum: General Chat Yesterday, 02:59 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 15,582
Posted By cornishfrogboy
Even when I worked on small Army helicopters, it...

Even when I worked on small Army helicopters, it was a fair old task to return one from storage to the flight line.. and ours were stored in hangars.

The longer this goes on, the greater the...
Forum: General Chat Yesterday, 01:37 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 15,582
Posted By cornishfrogboy
Why? They are comparative small fry with only...

Why?
They are comparative small fry with only 49 (albeit large) aircraft (Thomas Cook had just over 100)..and have run at a loss for many years. Their fleet is largely elderly with little or no...
Forum: Coronavirus Discussion Forum Yesterday, 10:19 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,344
Posted By cornishfrogboy
I lost my March 30 vacation, but have clawed back...

I lost my March 30 vacation, but have clawed back practically all the money.

Last week I started booking for Aug 19.
Flights LHR -Phoenix and SFO - LHR booked with option to move dates up to a...
Forum: General Chat 27 Mar 20, 09:51 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 15,582
Posted By cornishfrogboy
I do not think that it is politically wise to use...

I do not think that it is politically wise to use taxpayers money in order to bail out an airline that is 49% owned by a foreign company (Delta), or that is fronted by a very vociferous yet Socialist...
Forum: General Chat 27 Mar 20, 08:39 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,016
Posted By cornishfrogboy
Shame you never saw Queen X Ray Specs ( Or...

Shame you never saw
Queen
X Ray Specs ( Or XTC)
Yardbirds
zutons...

You could have shouted BINGO and halted the game!
Forum: General Chat 27 Mar 20, 07:53 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,016
Posted By cornishfrogboy
That is a great list. A clue to this must be in...

That is a great list. A clue to this must be in your DIBB name. It is somewhat harder and the travel onerous when you live in West Cornwall. Every trip involves an overnighter... I still wouldnt...
Forum: General Chat 27 Mar 20, 07:08 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,016
Posted By cornishfrogboy
Along with wifes tally... A. Adam Ant and...

Along with wifes tally...

A. Adam Ant and ABC .. planned for June?
B. Blondie (and Biffy Clyro).
C. Cindy Lauper.
D
E. The E street band
F. Foo fighters (and Faith no more).. and Four tops...
Forum: Coronavirus Discussion Forum 27 Mar 20, 06:59 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,369
Posted By cornishfrogboy
BA refunded my flight for 30 March with no issues...

BA refunded my flight for 30 March with no issues whatever when I contacted them on 18 March. The money arrived in my account around 7 days later. 1753 and that included the seat reservations.
Forum: Coronavirus Discussion Forum 27 Mar 20, 06:52 PM
Replies: 326
Views: 28,373
Posted By cornishfrogboy
Virgin Atl (49% owned by Delta)? ... Or Virgin...

Virgin Atl (49% owned by Delta)? ... Or Virgin holdings.
Forum: Coronavirus Discussion Forum 27 Mar 20, 12:01 PM
Replies: 326
Views: 28,373
Posted By cornishfrogboy
That does not fit with the dictionary definition...

That does not fit with the dictionary definition of stupid in any way at all.

There are plenty of flawed people of very high intelligence in history. I know some very kind people with humanity who...
Forum: Coronavirus Discussion Forum 27 Mar 20, 11:53 AM
Replies: 326
Views: 28,373
Posted By cornishfrogboy
That would depend on what he says and how he...

That would depend on what he says and how he delivers the medicine.

You will note that his approval levels are currently very good whilst his supposed opposition remain in utter disarray. If I...
Forum: Coronavirus Discussion Forum 27 Mar 20, 11:33 AM
Replies: 326
Views: 28,373
Posted By cornishfrogboy
I think that President Trump sees a massive...

I think that President Trump sees a massive economic advantage in flushing it through and out the other side as soon as is possible.

This will mean that the USA will then be open again and...
Forum: Coronavirus Discussion Forum 27 Mar 20, 11:09 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,491
Posted By cornishfrogboy
We are fortunate to have beauty quite literally...

We are fortunate to have beauty quite literally on our doorstep.

We need to and are indeed allowed to exercise once a day. We are choosing walks around our nearest reservoirs and out on the...
Forum: Positivity During Crisis 27 Mar 20, 10:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 180
Posted By cornishfrogboy
Mine bumped up a few ears after I did my first...

Mine bumped up a few ears after I did my first trip report. That may have been a coincidence.. or maybe not. It was a single thread one, whilst many do one thread, one day. Do you get credit for each...
Forum: Coronavirus Discussion Forum 26 Mar 20, 09:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 804
Posted By cornishfrogboy
I am a bit confused by this post (I may just be...

I am a bit confused by this post (I may just be stupid).

As I understand, an ESTA is valid for 2 years from date of issue or until your passport expires... whichever is soonest.

You can use it...
Forum: Coronavirus Discussion Forum 26 Mar 20, 07:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 281
Posted By cornishfrogboy
Positive from me. I phoned up, insisted on a...

Positive from me.

I phoned up, insisted on a refund as they could not keep their end of the contract between us and received my refund around 5 days later.

Great service and nothing to put me...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 26 Mar 20, 10:27 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,267
Posted By cornishfrogboy
Whenever I book anything, I try to go direct to...

Whenever I book anything, I try to go direct to the provider.

I use search engines extensively when looking for flights, hotels, attraction tickets or anything else, as this is imho the simplest...
Forum: Coronavirus Discussion Forum 26 Mar 20, 08:12 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,815
Posted By cornishfrogboy
All I would say is what some of these companies...

All I would say is what some of these companies are now saying to us... THEY SHOULD HAVE GOT ADEQUATE INSURANCE.

If the Tss and Cs say refund , then refund it is. These companies wouldnt care...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 25 Mar 20, 12:51 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,004
Posted By cornishfrogboy
That is why I have optimistically booked late...

That is why I have optimistically booked late August of this year, flights, hotels, car all cancellable for free. Flight can be moved up to a year in dates and also total change of location.

The...
Forum: Coronavirus Discussion Forum 25 Mar 20, 10:52 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 6,564
Posted By cornishfrogboy
No I do not. Unrest may force this decision upon...

No I do not. Unrest may force this decision upon him.
Forum: Coronavirus Discussion Forum 25 Mar 20, 10:48 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 6,564
Posted By cornishfrogboy
I disagree. He is practically a shoe in for a...

I disagree. He is practically a shoe in for a return in any case.

The bookmakers seem to agree on this anyway.. and they are the ones who stand to win or lose on the basis of their belief...
Forum: Coronavirus Discussion Forum 25 Mar 20, 10:43 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 6,564
Posted By cornishfrogboy
I agree. Mass civil unrest is a major possibility...

I agree. Mass civil unrest is a major possibility in the US (and to a lesser extent here). I never understood why when something upsets certain sectors of society, they have a sudden and overwhelming...
Forum: Coronavirus Discussion Forum 24 Mar 20, 08:51 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 10,804
Posted By cornishfrogboy
My BA flights have already fully refunded. The...

My BA flights have already fully refunded.
The only vouchers that I have received are 118 for chessington and 84 for Purple Parking. All the rest are straight refunds.

It can also fairly be...
Forum: Coronavirus Discussion Forum 24 Mar 20, 08:45 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 6,564
Posted By cornishfrogboy
I am very confident that I will be travelling to...

I am very confident that I will be travelling to California on August 19.

I only started booking it this week, Flights, Car and 3 Hotels so far.. all with free cancellation, the hotels, pay when...
Forum: Coronavirus Discussion Forum 24 Mar 20, 08:22 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 10,804
Posted By cornishfrogboy
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I agree totally that you do not make policy. You merely do as your employers instruct you. You are not responsible for the policy decisions that they make and it is utterly unreasonable and...
Forum: Coronavirus Discussion Forum 24 Mar 20, 09:27 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,973
Posted By cornishfrogboy
I spoke with BA on the 18th when my flight was...

I spoke with BA on the 18th when my flight was cancelled.

They tried to offer me a voucher and I declined, arguing that they were not able to supply the item I had purchased in a contract , that...
Forum: General Chat 24 Mar 20, 08:56 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,751
Posted By cornishfrogboy
Just got all my 7 bookings back in my bank...

Just got all my 7 bookings back in my bank account.

Great service, Premier Inn. I will continue to see you as my first choice in all future bookings.
Forum: Coronavirus Discussion Forum 24 Mar 20, 08:53 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,291
Posted By cornishfrogboy
The unethical practices of Mr Ashley and his...

The unethical practices of Mr Ashley and his tacky company(s) are well documented. I am astonished that people still buy things from them. He has been on my blacklist for a while, along with all of...
Forum: Coronavirus Discussion Forum 23 Mar 20, 11:38 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,025
Posted By cornishfrogboy
I cancelled and got a voucher almost immediately...

I cancelled and got a voucher almost immediately. That is in line with their ts and cs, so I am satisfied with that.
Forum: General Chat 23 Mar 20, 10:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 271
Posted By cornishfrogboy
My understanding is that Pre mix requires air in...

My understanding is that Pre mix requires air in order to set. On a large tile, this is not always going to go well.

2 part mix relies on a chemical reaction and is therefore going to work...
Forum: Coronavirus Discussion Forum 23 Mar 20, 09:53 PM
Replies: 195
Views: 12,403
Posted By cornishfrogboy
Said tongue in cheek. ...

Said tongue in cheek.

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