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Forum: Trip Planning Florida 25 Nov 20, 09:23 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 6,570
Posted By ChrisS
I concur Liz, on both counts, but especially how...

I concur Liz, on both counts, but especially how helpful Steve is, particularly with airline/airport questions, one need only ask and he's there - thanks Steve :thumbs-up

There are many helpful...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 25 Nov 20, 08:40 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,996
Posted By ChrisS
Thanks to those who are posting their symptoms,...

Thanks to those who are posting their symptoms, I'm sure it gives others relief knowing it doesn't automatically make all seriously ill - thanks again :thumbs-up
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 25 Nov 20, 08:27 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 6,570
Posted By ChrisS
What a gent - thank you Steve, this now adds more...

What a gent - thank you Steve, this now adds more thought for me. As always, I'm obliged, take good care :thumbs-up
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 25 Nov 20, 07:58 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 6,570
Posted By ChrisS
Hiya Steve - can you advise if one books rewards...

Hiya Steve - can you advise if one books rewards at 47500 miles and 661pp taxes and fees, should they have to cancel would the usual return of miles and a 30pp admin still apply? Thanks Steve.
...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 25 Nov 20, 10:51 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,996
Posted By ChrisS
Whereas I'd normally think, 'hope they get well...

Whereas I'd normally think, 'hope they get well soon', my heart sank for you Don as my bro was infected in a hospital holding ward. Not knowing how his body would react put terror into our family...
Forum: General Chat 25 Nov 20, 01:24 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,985
Posted By ChrisS
Please cut him a break this time Sam, I agree...

Please cut him a break this time Sam, I agree with others that he was likely going to put your delivery inside the door, and if you had a car outside or signs of occupancy he was likely trying to...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 24 Nov 20, 11:47 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,746
Posted By ChrisS
Hiya TA, I know Virgin were due to open their...

Hiya TA, I know Virgin were due to open their Manchester Clubhouse in Spring and have no idea if Covid put a stop to that, if so, depending on the next few months the Clubhouse may be open when you...
Forum: TV and Film 24 Nov 20, 11:16 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,156
Posted By ChrisS
Comedian Russell Kane mentioned Christmas 2020...

Comedian Russell Kane mentioned Christmas 2020 ads, kaneing Sainsbury's, John Lewis and Aldi's carrot and hedgehog! He thinks Lidl got it right, click HERE...
Forum: General Chat 23 Nov 20, 11:36 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,562
Posted By ChrisS
It's a right begger, I did look at the Virgin...

It's a right begger, I did look at the Virgin fares and 994 in UC from Man to MCO with a drive to/from Bokeelia is so tempting, looked at 28th Feb to 31st May, but it's still so much up in the air...
Forum: TV and Film 23 Nov 20, 11:12 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,156
Posted By ChrisS
Nah Sue, it's just Lidl taking a lend of Aldi's...

Nah Sue, it's just Lidl taking a lend of Aldi's ad by pointing out they don't need talking carrots called Kevin, and other bits 'n bobs, to provide quality priced food.
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 23 Nov 20, 10:15 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 6,570
Posted By ChrisS
The 994 UC price showed this time Steve, but...

The 994 UC price showed this time Steve, but reward seats remained at 47500k each way.

As you know, we're winter visitors, and whilst we could take a risk on booking Feb to 31st May we're just...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 23 Nov 20, 09:40 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 6,570
Posted By ChrisS
Hi Steve - it was me being nebby, I covered Man...

Hi Steve - it was me being nebby, I covered Man and LHR to MCO for the months of Feb, March and April, all dates were showing the 2440 UC price and 90K of miles for reward seats with circa 648 of...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 23 Nov 20, 08:26 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 6,570
Posted By ChrisS
I couldn't resist a mock search from Man and LHR...

I couldn't resist a mock search from Man and LHR to MCO flying Jan, Feb or March, UC was 2440 and reward seats the usual 90k of miles, perhaps the click bait fares were fairly limited and most have...
Forum: General Chat 23 Nov 20, 06:42 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,562
Posted By ChrisS
Hi MF - we should've been on Bokeelia a week now...

Hi MF - we should've been on Bokeelia a week now for our 178 night Fl winter sojourn, but we felt when we returned 5 weeks early in April that this winter held a high possibility of being a no-go. I...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 23 Nov 20, 06:10 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 6,570
Posted By ChrisS
May I suggest Dibbers bear in mind this excellent...

May I suggest Dibbers bear in mind this excellent sale may likely be VIrgin attempting to bring in much needed cash at the moment. Please consider paying with credit card for S75 coverage if needed...
Forum: TV and Film 23 Nov 20, 05:13 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,156
Posted By ChrisS
It's a heck of a lot more realistic than other...

It's a heck of a lot more realistic than other ads, I mean come on, a talking carrot, what a hoot. Lidl's ad is on point, it's about quality food at Lidl prices, not pulling on heart strings with...
Forum: General Chat 23 Nov 20, 04:58 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,562
Posted By ChrisS
My humble opinion; opening US borders will not be...

My humble opinion; opening US borders will not be considered until post 20th Jan, not whilst Trump is too busy trying to sue/persuade all and sundry to say he won the election whilst knocking out...
Forum: General Chat 23 Nov 20, 02:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 384
Posted By ChrisS
It's Estero, south of Ft Myers Beach. It's a...

It's Estero, south of Ft Myers Beach. It's a canny run from where we stay on Bokeelia :d:
Forum: General Chat 23 Nov 20, 02:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 384
Posted By ChrisS
Oft there is only one gator in an area of water...

Oft there is only one gator in an area of water due to territory but we've seen more than one in bodies of water that size. Thank goodness no others joined the tug of war.

I was pleased Richard...
Forum: General Chat 23 Nov 20, 02:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 384
Posted By ChrisS
Man saves his puppy from alligator jaws [video]

Richard was not letting his pup, Gunner, be taken. Amazing footage of him rescuing Gunner from the alligator - pay close attention and you'll see Richard didn't give up on his cigar either! ...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 22 Nov 20, 12:49 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 361
Posted By ChrisS
To my knowledge one already consents thereby...

To my knowledge one already consents thereby allowing the underwriter to contact your GP regarding health history.

I'm at a loss to your bank/building society comment tho, can you please expand,...
Forum: General Chat 21 Nov 20, 11:32 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 942
Posted By ChrisS
Fluff, just a heads up that a fairly recent...

Fluff, just a heads up that a fairly recent thread about Dreams is on here - there were a few bad reviews, might be worth a search.

Tilly, I seem to remember your thread, [mattress - what do you...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 21 Nov 20, 01:33 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,268
Posted By ChrisS
Rach, I'm with Mick, stop overthinking, leave...

Rach, I'm with Mick, stop overthinking, leave well alone :thumbs-up
Forum: General Chat 20 Nov 20, 08:30 PM
Replies: 208
Views: 7,781
Posted By ChrisS
Over 25 years ago, in Shoney's at Naples, SW Fl,...

Over 25 years ago, in Shoney's at Naples, SW Fl, at their amazing breakfast buffet, bloke two foot away from me says, 'da man, they've got nee apple', without looking I said, 'wey bonny lad try the...
Forum: General Chat 20 Nov 20, 07:33 PM
Replies: 208
Views: 7,781
Posted By ChrisS
I suppose I should be grateful you don't put me...

I suppose I should be grateful you don't put me as sounding like Ant and/or Dec, never mind their ma's :D

Kudos Col, just noticed you read MH's posts... :d:
Forum: General Chat 20 Nov 20, 07:30 PM
Replies: 208
Views: 7,781
Posted By ChrisS
Eh, I kna bonny lad, wor gadgey 'n I gerrum in a...

Eh, I kna bonny lad, wor gadgey 'n I gerrum in a reet spin when we divent want 'em to kna wot we're takking aboot... cough, again, I speak with an English accent, nothing to see here, move on...
Forum: General Chat 20 Nov 20, 07:13 PM
Replies: 208
Views: 7,781
Posted By ChrisS
I have a British accent - don't most of us? ...

I have a British accent - don't most of us? Altho we have been asked when in Fl if we're Australian and even German (sag was?).
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 16 Nov 20, 12:53 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,268
Posted By ChrisS
Hi April - it's worth bearing in mind if one...

Hi April - it's worth bearing in mind if one answers 'yes' to any of the ESTA questions it automatically returns denied. Unfortunately there are a couple/few that the DHS will not reset, the illegal...
Forum: TV and Film 15 Nov 20, 03:48 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 810
Posted By ChrisS
Inception, exceptional movie with an excellent...

Inception, exceptional movie with an excellent cast, incl Di Caprio, Tom Hardy, Cillian Murphy, Pete Postlethwaite and Michael Caine. Inception becomes more into focus with each viewing!
Forum: Polls, Puzzles & Quizzes 12 Nov 20, 10:57 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,893
Posted By ChrisS
My preference too Marian, hot mince pie and...

My preference too Marian, hot mince pie and brandy butter, oh joy... so, the next add on to this thread will have to be who's selling the best brandy, or rum, butter vs the best recipe to home make!
Forum: Polls, Puzzles & Quizzes 12 Nov 20, 10:41 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,893
Posted By ChrisS
Puff pastry doesn't sit well with us, or ma,...

Puff pastry doesn't sit well with us, or ma, thankfully mince pies are mainly shortcrust.

Aldi pastry wasn't thick, it was buttery and tasty, whole pie hit the remit, deep filled with a nice...
Forum: Polls, Puzzles & Quizzes 12 Nov 20, 05:17 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,893
Posted By ChrisS
Morrisons code word made me smile MF. Years ago...

Morrisons code word made me smile MF. Years ago an Italian friend was moaning big time about Audi (his words) 'being ****'. Whilst not meaning to be coarse, we refer to 'going for an Audi' if we'll...
Forum: Polls, Puzzles & Quizzes 12 Nov 20, 02:08 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,893
Posted By ChrisS
If you're sad then what the heck am I Marian? ...

If you're sad then what the heck am I Marian? Did a bit of research and, apparently, according to BBC Good Food the best 2020 mince pie is... drum roll please...

Spar wins top prize for...
Forum: Polls, Puzzles & Quizzes 12 Nov 20, 02:08 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,893
Posted By ChrisS
Aldi Specially Selected, all butter shortcrust,...

Aldi Specially Selected, all butter shortcrust, blood orange and gin, hubs said they're very tasty.
Forum: General Chat 9 Nov 20, 01:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 727
Posted By ChrisS
Hi Linda - I've liked Jeopardy for many years -...

Hi Linda - I've liked Jeopardy for many years - there was talk of his son taking over, guess time will tell.

Stay well lady :thumbs-up :d:
Forum: General Chat 9 Nov 20, 09:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 727
Posted By ChrisS
Alex Trebek - rest easy...

...thanks for years of Jeopardy, rest easy Alex.
Forum: General Chat 4 Nov 20, 09:23 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,115
Posted By ChrisS
Lidl 3 ply Shea Butter, only buy 3 ply unless a...

Lidl 3 ply Shea Butter, only buy 3 ply unless a situation arises that means I can't, like panic buying limiting what's available. Panic buying is so very odd, nowt as queer as folk eh!
Forum: General Chat 3 Nov 20, 10:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 445
Posted By ChrisS
Who's line is it anyway John... rest easy.

Who's line is it anyway John... rest easy.
Forum: TV and Film 2 Nov 20, 11:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 560
Posted By ChrisS
We think the licence fee is acceptable. ...

We think the licence fee is acceptable. Cancelled Sky 12 years ago, Freeview, iplayer, catch up and free streaming offers plenty to watch. We see no reason to lash out circa 70+ a month for...
Forum: Polls, Puzzles & Quizzes 1 Nov 20, 11:59 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,066
Posted By ChrisS
FamG hin, hoy a pocket of Aunt Bessies at him and...

FamG hin, hoy a pocket of Aunt Bessies at him and tell him to suck it up and get cooking :D

We don't celebrate owt, not even Christmas, it's simply 25th Dec to us, if I knock out some mince and...
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