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Forum: General Chat Today, 12:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 262
Posted By Mr Tom Morrow
I so agree ref modern homes and walls! I detest...

I so agree ref modern homes and walls! I detest doing certain jobs in my Sons house as he has studding.:cry:

Tool Station is always a good place to look for good gear.
Forum: General Chat Today, 11:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 262
Posted By Mr Tom Morrow
Easy for me to say as it's my Trade so love doing...

Easy for me to say as it's my Trade so love doing those type of jobs

Everything hinges on having the right tools for the job.

For those embarking on a life of DIY the best advice I will always...
Forum: General Chat Today, 11:13 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,004
Posted By Mr Tom Morrow
We don't do online shopping for food. However we...

We don't do online shopping for food. However we hammer Amazon. This is my 2020 summary

Orders. Buy Again. Open Orders. Cancelled Orders.

244 orders placed in 2020 :erm:

And carrying on...
Forum: General Chat Today, 10:50 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 435
Posted By Mr Tom Morrow
Mmm, I thought these were 'after' pictures not...

Mmm, I thought these were 'after' pictures not before ones!:spin:

It looks fine to me but yes those tiles will come off. Here is the sting in the tail. If you are not replacing the sanitary ware...
Forum: General Chat Today, 10:20 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 435
Posted By Mr Tom Morrow
Tiles can be a dream to come off or an absolute...

Tiles can be a dream to come off or an absolute nightmare

Never ever try and get them off without wearing riggers gloves as they can be a sharp as a razor!

If on plasterboard 90% certain that...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum Yesterday, 09:08 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,096
Posted By Mr Tom Morrow
Probably already in their system. Israel must be...

Probably already in their system. Israel must be commended for their fast track approach.

Maybe Wales would do well to send their Ministers out there on a fact finding mission. Oh, sorry they...
Forum: General Chat Yesterday, 07:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 859
Posted By Mr Tom Morrow
Always bear in mind no matter how much you pay...

Always bear in mind no matter how much you pay the carcasses of units are MDF. That sucks up moisture like a sponge if any ends aren't sealed.

I would be getting to the root of the moisture first...
Forum: General Chat Yesterday, 07:09 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 937
Posted By Mr Tom Morrow
It was only when I was researching him I found...

It was only when I was researching him I found out his proper name. I always knew him as Great Uncle Chris not Christmas!

As an aside my Wife hasn't been known by her proper name since she was...
Forum: General Chat Yesterday, 05:42 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 937
Posted By Mr Tom Morrow
OP. I totally agree names date a person. We...

OP. I totally agree names date a person.

We are doing my Wife's family tree and back in the early 1900's there are loads of Men called Albert, Ernest, Archibald etc. Plus loads of Women called...
Forum: General Chat Yesterday, 02:44 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,374
Posted By Mr Tom Morrow
All licences issued int he UK are fine for...

All licences issued int he UK are fine for America.

The ones we get here in Wales are bilingual so perfectly acceptable.
Forum: General Chat Yesterday, 01:09 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,374
Posted By Mr Tom Morrow
I suspect he is right. However the day I listen...

I suspect he is right. However the day I listen to Simon Calder is the day I will give up.:erm:

This is the Guy who tells people to get an International Driving Permit for America!
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum Yesterday, 11:44 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,373
Posted By Mr Tom Morrow
So Vaughan Gething has now said the following...

So Vaughan Gething has now said the following (BBC News Wales)

He told BBC Radio Wales "big progress" was being made in delivering the vaccine and the NHS "won't let people down".

Mr Gething...
Forum: General DVC Discussion Yesterday, 10:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 269
Posted By Mr Tom Morrow
My view in life is if you don't ask you don't...

My view in life is if you don't ask you don't get. I find Member Services very good and I have never failed to get what I want by being calm, polite and explaining the problem or issue I have.

I...
Forum: General Chat 18 Jan 21, 09:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 445
Posted By Mr Tom Morrow
I think the expression is more like sold them...

I think the expression is more like sold them down the river. A bit like the Cossacks.

I was fortunate to work at the beginning of my career on the buildings with the Poles and Baltic State...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 18 Jan 21, 08:57 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,373
Posted By Mr Tom Morrow
Dreadful news. I hope your Mum is ok. Best wishes...

Dreadful news. I hope your Mum is ok. Best wishes to her and your Family
Forum: General Chat 18 Jan 21, 08:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 445
Posted By Mr Tom Morrow
I haven't seen them sadly. However what fantastic...

I haven't seen them sadly. However what fantastic vinyls and also those young Polish Pilots one has to say were totally crazy!


Never underestimate an individual whose Country has been overrun...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 18 Jan 21, 07:59 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,373
Posted By Mr Tom Morrow
In the famous words of Cromwell and Leo Amery. ...

In the famous words of Cromwell and Leo Amery.

"You have sat too long here for any good you have been doing. Depart, I say, and let us have done with you. In the name of God, go".
Forum: General Chat 18 Jan 21, 03:23 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,039
Posted By Mr Tom Morrow
OP. An awful job to do so all credit to you. ...

OP. An awful job to do so all credit to you.

I suppose each area varies but where I live although the charity shops are shut they are still collecting the huge donation bins in supermarket car...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 18 Jan 21, 01:34 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 5,573
Posted By Mr Tom Morrow
I think he is a prime candidate for a criminal...

I think he is a prime candidate for a criminal charge of 'Misconduct in Public Office'

Namely doing something which is wrong knowing it to be wrong or with reckless indifference as to whether it...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 18 Jan 21, 12:59 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 5,573
Posted By Mr Tom Morrow
The Man is an absolute joke. It would be funny if...

The Man is an absolute joke. It would be funny if he wasn't playing with peoples lives.

I have to turn the TV off if he is on there else I will raise my BP to a dangerous level.

Mark - Lots of...
Forum: General Chat 18 Jan 21, 12:55 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,465
Posted By Mr Tom Morrow
When I was working one of my Guys came in to my...

When I was working one of my Guys came in to my office for advice about getting divorced. Why me I don't know.

His reasons were basically his Wife kept moving the food tins so that the labels...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 18 Jan 21, 11:42 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,253
Posted By Mr Tom Morrow
More to the point though - Should I padlock my...

More to the point though - Should I padlock my suitcase or not? :pgig::pgig:
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 18 Jan 21, 10:09 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,253
Posted By Mr Tom Morrow
OP. I think you are correct albeit I think by...

OP. I think you are correct albeit I think by late April early May this forum will be dead in the water.

We may still get the odd post but it will probably have 3 replies and not 300!:spin:
Forum: TV and Film 17 Jan 21, 08:38 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,129
Posted By Mr Tom Morrow
Sons of Anarchy. Loved the first few series until...

Sons of Anarchy. Loved the first few series until they went to Ireland. Who the heck thought that was a good idea? Ditched it then.
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 17 Jan 21, 08:32 PM
Replies: 251
Views: 14,602
Posted By Mr Tom Morrow
I got moderated off a thread about toast. All I...

I got moderated off a thread about toast. All I said was you will get browned off.:spin::spin:
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 17 Jan 21, 08:00 PM
Replies: 251
Views: 14,602
Posted By Mr Tom Morrow
I know! You need to follow posting styles. That's...

I know! You need to follow posting styles. That's my Wife's area of expertise
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 17 Jan 21, 07:49 PM
Replies: 251
Views: 14,602
Posted By Mr Tom Morrow
Here we go. ...

Here we go.

https://www.thedibb.co.uk/forums/showthread.php?t=1066627&highlight=breadgate
Forum: General Chat 17 Jan 21, 07:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 881
Posted By Mr Tom Morrow
I was shocked as well. Probably the American way...

I was shocked as well. Probably the American way where money talks and celebrities get counted for more e.g. O.J Simpson etc.
Plus he had 6 years of bail before he got imprisoned.
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 17 Jan 21, 07:11 PM
Replies: 251
Views: 14,602
Posted By Mr Tom Morrow
A Dibb record. 22 pages about a cup of coffee. ...

A Dibb record. 22 pages about a cup of coffee.

Haven't seen such activity since 'Breadgate' :pgig::pgig:

Hopefully all of us in mid to late 2022 can look back at threads like this and say what...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 17 Jan 21, 03:45 PM
Replies: 251
Views: 14,602
Posted By Mr Tom Morrow
My Wife says my coffee drinking is disgusting! ...

My Wife says my coffee drinking is disgusting!

Bear in mind I drink black coffee not milky stuff. So I make a 12 cup carafe through the filter machine and drink the lot over about 5 hours. I use...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 17 Jan 21, 02:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 799
Posted By Mr Tom Morrow
Adam. Well done to you. Especially beating the...

Adam. Well done to you. Especially beating the DIY price and getting even more off.

How are things in work?
Forum: General Chat 17 Jan 21, 02:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,131
Posted By Mr Tom Morrow
How times have changed. We have gone in a...

How times have changed. We have gone in a generation from having a simple cup of tea or coffee in bed to now having these coffee shops where you have to have an Engineering degree to work the machine...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 17 Jan 21, 02:31 PM
Replies: 251
Views: 14,602
Posted By Mr Tom Morrow
I am please to report that Mrs Morrow and I went...

I am please to report that Mrs Morrow and I went out for a 4 mile walk this morning

We didn't get a coffee albeit we passed a shop selling them but being a tight ≈≈≈≈ I kept up the pace. I didn't...
Forum: General Chat 17 Jan 21, 01:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,131
Posted By Mr Tom Morrow
I get up at ridiculous times. Some hours later I...

I get up at ridiculous times. Some hours later I receive a text message from Mrs Morrow - Coffee plz. :spin::spin:
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 17 Jan 21, 01:16 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,419
Posted By Mr Tom Morrow
Thanks both, now I know. :)

Thanks both, now I know. :)
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 17 Jan 21, 01:05 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,419
Posted By Mr Tom Morrow
Can you help me on this please as I'm confused. ...

Can you help me on this please as I'm confused.

When I had my Flu jab back in early Oct the GP Surgery was like a production line and the sit down for 5 mins was ditched. Walk in the car park,...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 17 Jan 21, 12:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 350
Posted By Mr Tom Morrow
Nationwide remove the extra cost after a 1 year...

Nationwide remove the extra cost after a 1 year period of 'no issues'
That includes Statins so if you are off them and the GP says you no longer need them then the premium will drop.

I know this...
Forum: General Chat 17 Jan 21, 12:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,131
Posted By Mr Tom Morrow
My Grandparents bought one when he retired in the...

My Grandparents bought one when he retired in the mid 1950's. Never used it once!

I still chuckle at the name! Goblin Teasmade.:pgig:
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 17 Jan 21, 11:16 AM
Replies: 251
Views: 14,602
Posted By Mr Tom Morrow
Sue. I will as well if the pot runs out. Try...

Sue. I will as well if the pot runs out. Try Nescafe Alta Rica, that's got a nice flavour for a quick cuppa. Cheap in Asda at the moment.
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 17 Jan 21, 11:02 AM
Replies: 251
Views: 14,602
Posted By Mr Tom Morrow
Who remembers these Pyrex cups from the 1960's...

Who remembers these Pyrex cups from the 1960's 'coffee bars' They always used dreadful Instant Coffee and drowned the darn stuff with hot milk. Yuk.
...
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