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Forum: Food, Wine, Cooking & Eating 16 Jun 20, 01:55 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,470
Posted By KeithOP
I got the white wine discovery box to try and to...

I got the white wine discovery box to try and to be honest, we weren't at all impressed (however much we wished we were!)

To us, each of the white wines tasted bland and very light, nothing...
Forum: General Chat 15 Jun 20, 11:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 439
Posted By KeithOP
typical sky rip off, absolutely no surprise

typical sky rip off, absolutely no surprise
Forum: General Chat 15 Jun 20, 08:27 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,491
Posted By KeithOP
us too! I couldn't believe the long long long...

us too! I couldn't believe the long long long walk to the new gates in Manchester through unfinished tunnels :( but waiting for us was the Falcon which made it all worth it.

I know people are...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 11 Jun 20, 11:20 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 7,717
Posted By KeithOP
Just awfully managed by Virgin sadly :( Had...

Just awfully managed by Virgin sadly :(

Had they have been open, honest, fair and put a refund immediately button on their website which lets face it, is completely technically possible, when...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 11 Jun 20, 09:56 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 25,951
Posted By KeithOP
Although it COULD be true, it's never wise to...

Although it COULD be true, it's never wise to believe a call centre bod. They're too low down to have up to date info and they'll tend to make things up to support whatever they can/can't do on the...
Forum: Photo, Video & Vlogs 10 Jun 20, 03:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 319
Posted By KeithOP
yeah I love photography but no way I could stop...

yeah I love photography but no way I could stop and ask someone :( I do love street photography though. Especially the really interesting people
Forum: Food, Wine, Cooking & Eating 4 Jun 20, 02:00 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,470
Posted By KeithOP
of course you'll have to sample every bottle for...

of course you'll have to sample every bottle for us :) great excuse for a drink
Forum: General Chat 3 Jun 20, 05:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 717
Posted By KeithOP
I'm surprised they didn't make these kinds of...

I'm surprised they didn't make these kinds of things into little keepsakes and sold them, it could've helped their bottom line
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 25 May 20, 08:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 539
Posted By KeithOP
When we did it, we phoned the flying club and got...

When we did it, we phoned the flying club and got a numpty who couldn't do it at all, then wanted £400 each + £50. Phoned customer services and they wanted £200 each which is what we paid...
...to...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 17 Apr 20, 11:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 185
Posted By KeithOP
no that's ok, I wont be relying on your post in...

no that's ok, I wont be relying on your post in court or anything ;-) but it's just nice to hear.

I did read the T&Cs which suggested that it would be covered but you just never know with...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 17 Apr 20, 11:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 185
Posted By KeithOP
Thanks for that! We have the Barclays Travel pack...

Thanks for that! We have the Barclays Travel pack and couldnt get good info, so that's very useful
Forum: Photo, Video & Vlogs 17 Apr 20, 11:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 491
Posted By KeithOP
Agree with everything Stu said there. I get to...

Agree with everything Stu said there. I get to see all the different makes at my studio and although Sony performance is great, the usability is really lacking IMHO. I took some great shots with the...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 22 Feb 20, 04:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,590
Posted By KeithOP
I saw it and it looks like a good idea. My only...

I saw it and it looks like a good idea. My only problem is that I'm not sure I want to use my debit card in the states given all the card cloning and fraud that goes on :/ we keep a couple of credit...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 19 Feb 20, 04:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 825
Posted By KeithOP
To be honest, we've used fast track lots of times...

To be honest, we've used fast track lots of times as UC but the last few times we were waiting longer than people without it! Although the queues were longer for normal, fast track only had a couple...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 15 Feb 20, 01:52 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,494
Posted By KeithOP
yeah in December Tui won't be an option so it's...

yeah in December Tui won't be an option so it's Virgin direct

Virgin from Manchester is not the BEST but it's direct so it's always packed. Virgin have been putting their prices up and up though...
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants 15 Feb 20, 01:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 570
Posted By KeithOP
Honestly we liked it and have done it several...

Honestly we liked it and have done it several times. Each time they've improved it.

So in November last year which is the most recent time we did it, they had a little sparkling wine or juice...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 9 Feb 20, 12:51 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 8,868
Posted By KeithOP
Personally, unpopular view again, I don't think...

Personally, unpopular view again, I don't think kids or babies should be allowed in UC *BUT* they are and so you have every right to be there.

So that having been said, I've been in UC and 1st on...
Forum: Photo, Video & Vlogs 5 Jan 20, 08:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 873
Posted By KeithOP
As everyone else has said, if you're going to AK...

As everyone else has said, if you're going to AK. Busch etc. then a long zoom is a great tool but for general Disney Park work, it's not going to get THAT much use and the aperture on those super...
Forum: Guest Services 23 Dec 19, 08:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,037
Posted By KeithOP
Personally I'd have more of a moan. It's sadly...

Personally I'd have more of a moan. It's sadly well known that Apple's first response to this stuff is empty your wallet please.

IMHO, you should be able to expect a laptop to last more than two...
Forum: TV and Film 20 Dec 19, 04:08 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,092
Posted By KeithOP
Saw it at 0:01 and loved it, a great conclusion...

Saw it at 0:01 and loved it, a great conclusion IMHO I'll definitely want to watch it again

As to Rotten tomatoes, it's only the critics who downscored it (58%), the actual audience is up at 86%...
Forum: Christmas 18 Dec 19, 05:08 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,919
Posted By KeithOP
I absolutely love these! I wish I had space for...

I absolutely love these! I wish I had space for one but wow, amazing pictures
Forum: General Chat 18 Dec 19, 02:45 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 7,960
Posted By KeithOP
Work colleague went outside to discover her bmw...

Work colleague went outside to discover her bmw now had a hole where the tow hook cover used to be. BMW wanted £75+labour to replace the tiny square clip on cover (not unexpected) so she found one on...
Forum: General Chat 6 Nov 19, 03:45 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,459
Posted By KeithOP
yep as everyone has said, very discrete but ps...

yep as everyone has said, very discrete but ps. you can buy an extender of your own from amazon really cheaply if you prefer to (technically I suspect you shouldn't because they may not be approved...
Forum: General Chat 30 Oct 19, 12:32 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,947
Posted By KeithOP
Falcon from MANCHESTER today

Falcon from MANCHESTER today
Forum: General Chat 30 Oct 19, 12:31 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,947
Posted By KeithOP
Mobile On the falcon today although not a good start...

On the falcon today although not a good start. Itís had to return to the gate because a crew member was ill. Awaiting more crew and refuelling now
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 26 Oct 19, 11:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 732
Posted By KeithOP
To be honest in our experience over the years...

To be honest in our experience over the years they do less now than ever before. We love the parties even at the cost but we've often been in there at a restaurant, come out when the party is...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 26 Oct 19, 05:16 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,377
Posted By KeithOP
at Manchester it's nothing at checkin, nothing at...

at Manchester it's nothing at checkin, nothing at main security, then as you go through the gates to go to the plane, the light will go red and beep. They'll then take you through to the screening...
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants 26 Oct 19, 11:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 441
Posted By KeithOP
We LOVE watching the fireworks from california...

We LOVE watching the fireworks from california grill BUT with that, I have to add the following.

yep, 8pm is perfect timing BUT everyone thinks the same, so earlier may get you a better chance at...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 26 Oct 19, 11:15 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,291
Posted By KeithOP
I always find it so weird that a phone elicits a...

I always find it so weird that a phone elicits a load of tuts from people even though people all around are talking loudly, giggling, crying and so on.

My phone is always set to silent, at...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 26 Oct 19, 10:25 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,291
Posted By KeithOP
it's something like the below... so for the...

it's something like the below... so for the messaging use you MAY get away with the messaging pass.

I usually get wifi MAX and it generally works pretty well! there will be patches of time when it...
Forum: Accommodation 21 Oct 19, 10:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,056
Posted By KeithOP
We LOVE the wilderness lodge at christmas :) they...

We LOVE the wilderness lodge at christmas :) they have superb decorations and the whole place just feels so festive.
Forum: Christmas 21 Oct 19, 06:31 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,705
Posted By KeithOP
I've never ever heard of a Christmas Eve box! I'm...

I've never ever heard of a Christmas Eve box! I'm totally mad about Christmas too... this sounds brilliant!

Is it a tradition from a certain part of the uk ? Is it a box each for each person to...
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants 19 Oct 19, 07:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 498
Posted By KeithOP
yeah a sloppy menu update by the look of it. I...

yeah a sloppy menu update by the look of it. I hope it's updated properly soon
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants 19 Oct 19, 04:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 498
Posted By KeithOP
That's a real shame, their french onion soup was...

That's a real shame, their french onion soup was always delicious (and since I hate tuna dishes, that will really put me off dining there - especially since its priced for having all three courses)
...
Forum: Accommodation 19 Oct 19, 04:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 993
Posted By KeithOP
anyone can use the restaurants at either hotel :)...

anyone can use the restaurants at either hotel :) you dont need to be staying at either. so yep!

So it doesn't really matter which you book. I prefer the lobby and decoration of the dolphin but...
Forum: General Trip Planning 19 Oct 19, 02:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 405
Posted By KeithOP
We get the Escape+ lounge free with upper class...

We get the Escape+ lounge free with upper class but I can't say it's worth paying for really. Sure, there's breakfast and alcohol but it's really too early for booze IMHO and the breakfast is nowhere...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 19 Oct 19, 11:31 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 284
Posted By KeithOP
It's a bit of a walk from t3 to t2, not terrible...

It's a bit of a walk from t3 to t2, not terrible but not a couple of mins either.

Twilight checkin in T2 is really good though. Just go to the counter, not usually a queue, give the luggage in and...
Forum: General Chat 18 Oct 19, 08:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,015
Posted By KeithOP
I'd ask to speak to a supervisor. It's clear that...

I'd ask to speak to a supervisor. It's clear that Apple give their techs very strict guidelines on stuff (in the early days LOADS of claims were denied because the water sensor had tripped on phones...
Forum: General Chat 17 Oct 19, 07:50 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,005
Posted By KeithOP
I like them. Both bonfire night and new years...

I like them. Both bonfire night and new years eve, I wander outside with a glass of wine and enjoy the fireworks from all around. I liked the chinese lanterns too (shock!) although the campaign...
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants 16 Oct 19, 08:28 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,277
Posted By KeithOP
This drove us MAD for years. Courses all arriving...

This drove us MAD for years. Courses all arriving at once, followed closely by the bill, and plates being whizzed away when other people were still eating.

Until some time ago we had a chat with a...
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