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Forum: The Lounge
Mar 17th 2009, 10:57 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 1,116
Posted By username 34

Re: a death question ....

I like your thinking;)
Forum: The Lounge
Mar 17th 2009, 10:57 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 1,116
Posted By username 34

Re: a death question ....

the boss demands to be flown back to the UK, cremated there, and then flown back to here to be scattered on the beach (nice for the holidaymakers ?!!)

bloody nuisance - specially from here where...
Forum: The Lounge
Mar 17th 2009, 10:24 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 1,116
Posted By username 34

a death question ....

strange topic I know but after a recent death of a friend here the OH decided to specify his will and funeral requests and try to get facts together about what happens if one of us should pop off...
Forum: The Lab
Mar 5th 2009, 10:27 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 589
Posted By username 34

Re: MP4 video problem

thanks FB - now I need to Google what the hell a popcorn is ;)
Forum: The Lab
Mar 5th 2009, 7:29 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 589
Posted By username 34

Re: MP4 video problem

nothing - the hard drive plugs straight into the TV, its a multi media storage device with a remote control, unplugs from the Pc and then direct into the TV like a DVD players and off we go. this is...
Forum: The Lab
Mar 5th 2009, 3:45 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 589
Posted By username 34

Re: MP4 video problem

its a 1.7GB file - not as big as other stuff I've downloaded. The multi-media hard drive connects to the PC with a USB and then plugs into the TV's with either a scart or coloured plugs.

when I...
Forum: The Lab
Mar 5th 2009, 2:47 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 589
Posted By username 34

MP4 video problem

I downloaded a series from UKNova and its come through at MP4 format. No problem for the laptop that plays it but it wont copy to my external hard drive that I use to play on the TV .... anyone got...
Forum: The Lounge
Mar 3rd 2009, 7:25 pm
Replies: 37
Views: 1,413
Posted By username 34

Re: Taking Chance

I saw it - I dont get sucked into the patriotic war stance on these things at all, but it did get to me because it didnt focus on that side at all. When they showed the home video and pics of the...
Forum: The Lounge
Mar 3rd 2009, 6:57 pm
Replies: 202
Views: 5,532
Posted By username 34

Forum: The Lounge
Mar 3rd 2009, 3:32 pm
Replies: 202
Views: 5,532
Posted By username 34

Re: Women at the wheel

I am this category, I back down my driveway - which no other man on the island will do, parallel parking is sport to me, and I drive like a woman possessed most of the time ..... in a big truck. I...
Forum: Canada
Nov 19th 2008, 3:11 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 1,376
Posted By username 34

Re: Anyone ever have second thoughts?

we bought our house in mid 03, was literally derelict, spent the next 9 months living amongst building works (total renovation, kitchen, bathrooms, flooring, painting etc etc) and landscpaing, got...
Forum: Canada
Nov 19th 2008, 1:51 pm
Replies: 60
Views: 3,154
Posted By username 34

Re: Where did you sell your car before leaving the UK

sold the better car (2 year old Volvo V70) through Auto Trader, got more than we paid for it 7 months earlier :thumbsup: basically got my mum to call a couple of times whilst people were there...
Forum: The Barbie
Nov 19th 2008, 11:54 am
Replies: 56
Views: 8,004
Posted By username 34

Re: Is it selfish to leave family behind?

I dont think its selfish .... I think its sad.

but we dont live our lives (and provide for our family) sticking close by rellies, our life, job opportunities and prospoects are 10 times better...
Forum: The Barbie
Nov 18th 2008, 7:48 pm
Replies: 56
Views: 8,004
Posted By username 34

Re: Is it selfish to leave family behind?

if we had left the UK for no other benefit than more sunshine I would say stick back in the UK. Giving up seeing family is harder than I ever thought ...... but nearly 5 years on its much less of an...
Nov 18th 2008, 7:42 pm
Replies: 55
Views: 6,034
Posted By username 34

Re: Feeling a bit sh*tty

being an expat can for sure be hard - I cant and wouldnt judge those who return or ping pom as I havent walked in their shoes. Now you have the big dilema, you've tried both sides of the coin ........
Nov 18th 2008, 3:01 pm
Replies: 55
Views: 6,034
Posted By username 34

Re: Feeling a bit sh*tty

okay - I have a question to ask ... (and before anyone goes all mad this is not a critisism of Tracey coz we get on very well in the cyber world)

you left Oz as the unhappy part of the family, all...
Nov 13th 2008, 1:03 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 741
Posted By username 34

Re: Craptacular: the ongoing saga of my failing body

my dh had similar news this year - he had a MRI scan done hopeing that the 20 years of chronic back pain spasms he'd had was because of his slipped discs when he was 20. But no - chronic...
Forum: The Barbie
Nov 10th 2008, 12:46 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 1,618
Posted By username 34

Re: Anyone Used Car Hire 3000 ?

we used carhire 3000 this year to book a car in Florida - dont know if its the same international company.

Very good, best price we could find.
Nov 8th 2008, 2:03 pm
Replies: 31
Views: 1,088
Posted By username 34

Re: Have you noticed?

I dont think whoever gets into the White House will be RADICALLY different on policies they ACTUALLY implement .....

the difference is in the style of leadership

and for me - I'm very happy...
Forum: The Lounge
Nov 8th 2008, 1:19 pm
Replies: 167
Views: 4,936
Posted By username 34

Re: Birth Mother.

I did, I'm a nosey old bag! was quite bizarre. and I'm not in the camp of "oh I'm so happy I've found my 'mother'" I've got a mother, she's fantastic, she's the one who's been there all my life. ...
Nov 4th 2008, 9:03 pm
Replies: 43
Views: 4,785
Posted By username 34

Re: I can't stay any longer

I think you should stay and keep your family together. I see alot of homesick people here and it drives them crazy because its all they focus on, its all about them them them, ..... driving...
Oct 10th 2008, 12:31 pm
Replies: 26
Views: 2,138
Posted By username 34

Re: Is this the Mother of all downturns?

3 years, which is a good result. They've already been there 4 years so this will make 7 by the time this contract ends. They were planning to move out this year and buy but they cannot get a...
Oct 10th 2008, 1:17 am
Replies: 26
Views: 2,138
Posted By username 34

Re: Is this the Mother of all downturns?

like you say its all swings and roundabouts, what benefits one person at one time benefits another at a different time.

For us this credit crunch is ensuring our rentees stay renting our property...
Oct 9th 2008, 2:55 pm
Replies: 26
Views: 2,138
Posted By username 34

Re: Is this the Mother of all downturns?

but it works both ways - we've been held ransom by the market before the slump with people bargaining .... yet people are happy and laugh because they've got a good deal - its ripping off in the...
Oct 9th 2008, 1:30 pm
Replies: 26
Views: 2,138
Posted By username 34

Re: Is this the Mother of all downturns?

rental prices are increasing as the market plummets, more people NEED to rent and HAVE to rent so rents have increased to profit from this fact. People cant get mortgages, are selling up coz they...
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