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Forum: The Lab
Feb 16th 2020, 5:16 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 565
Posted By calman014

Re: Annoying social icons - rid me of them please

Might be an idea to do a big cleanup of your PC and dump cookies and internet history from the relevant browser. (history can be backed up).

It's normally these tracking cookies that cause the...
Feb 16th 2020, 11:59 am
Replies: 7
Views: 271
Posted By calman014

Wink Re: Potential NL move at risk for school options

You will need to decide if it's a temporary or permanent move really.
The potential disruption for your kids and spouse should be the very first consideration.
Kids of that age would rarely have...
Jan 26th 2020, 9:04 am
Replies: 9
Views: 499
Posted By calman014

Re: Moving to NL this summer

You should first look at the website ind.nl and see what your obligations are regarding immigration status and residence requirements.

If that is not in order you won't be able to do anything.
Forum: The Lab
Jan 13th 2020, 10:42 am
Replies: 9
Views: 469
Posted By calman014

Re: Refurb laptop

TIP: "LAPTOPS" is an often misused concept. They were never designed to be used on your lap as such.

Most have air vents on the underside and a fan/exhaust around the sides, so it's sensible to...
Forum: The Barbie
Jan 4th 2020, 9:08 am
Replies: 328
Views: 22,885
Posted By calman014

Unhappy Re: Australia's burning, from Fire to Political crisis..

As an outsider many miles from the crisis in Australia, I can only express my deep sympathy for the Australian people at the moment. Just like many other countries, it seems some kind of major...
Forum: The Barbie
Dec 24th 2019, 8:05 am
Replies: 1
Views: 350
Posted By calman014

Re: Evaporative air con - waster water quality

The pipe will have to be rerouted to the tank so that it goes directly down to the containment tank.

The water won't go up unless you install some kind of pump to do it.
Forum: Hungary
Dec 23rd 2019, 11:52 am
Replies: 5
Views: 514
Posted By calman014

Re: Snow tyres

The actual temperature at which winter tyres are more effective is 7 degrees Centigrade. They contain more silica making them more flexible at low temperatures, whereas a regular 'summer' tyre will...
Forum: New Zealand
Dec 12th 2019, 7:32 pm
Replies: 60
Views: 5,156
Posted By calman014

Re: White Island eruption ( renamed)

A pity they didn’t allow the helicopter guys to go in at the start...the bureaucracy is irritating...
Forum: New Zealand
Dec 10th 2019, 10:41 am
Replies: 60
Views: 5,156
Posted By calman014

Unhappy Re: White Island eruption ( renamed)

More information:

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2019/dec/10/new-zealand-volcano-helicopter-pilot-says-was-victims-last-hope
Forum: New Zealand
Dec 9th 2019, 4:07 pm
Replies: 60
Views: 5,156
Posted By calman014

re: White Island eruption ( renamed)

Thanks for the update...
Forum: New Zealand
Dec 9th 2019, 3:09 pm
Replies: 60
Views: 5,156
Posted By calman014

Unhappy re: White Island eruption ( renamed)

I am a little puzzled as to the rescue effort.. doesn't NZ have a Navy any more?
Surely a couple of well placed warships with medical facilities on board would have been prudent, as well as...
Forum: The Lab
Dec 5th 2019, 10:43 am
Replies: 18
Views: 794
Posted By calman014

Re: Emails

Luckily you are using thunderbird for your mail.

There is a simple example on youtube.

https://youtu.be/Ik4oc_0ZJic

Best just to do this on one machine.

Later you can move them back to...
Forum: Cyprus
Nov 9th 2019, 1:13 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 723
Posted By calman014

Re: Can birth at RAF Akrotiri qualify one for Cypriot (EU) citizenship?

UK Forces have always had their own independent registration system for births and hence the person in question will most likely be a UK Citizen.
I say most likely because another member asked a...
Nov 1st 2019, 12:05 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 545
Posted By calman014

Re: IT job agencies in NL

Try indeed.nl , also a good source.
Forum: The Lab
Nov 1st 2019, 12:02 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 912
Posted By calman014

Re: Best Anti-virus in 2019

Bitdefender has a free version, but is actually a commercial (paid) programme and is cross-platform.
The paid version is good and very non-intrusive.

Windows Defender is only adequate for...
Forum: The Barbie
Oct 29th 2019, 11:42 am
Replies: 78
Views: 6,945
Posted By calman014

Re: Rugby World Cup 2019 thread

The Haka is one of the great traditions of the All Blacks team during their competitions. Whatever its origins, it should be respected for what it is and allowed to continue.

I have used it...
Forum: The Lab
Oct 26th 2019, 9:15 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 912
Posted By calman014

Re: Best Anti-virus in 2019

You are probably best using Windows to format the sticks, or an existing Linux installation. Stick to FAT 32 in this case.

Ext FAT is something separate and not universal. Likewise NTFS.

Most...
Forum: France
Oct 26th 2019, 9:07 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 568
Posted By calman014

Re: Help registering UK RHD car in France - Carte Griste

Who issues the CD plates, Is it the French authorities or do the Embassy organise it? I think you should ask for advice there anyway as this is similar to armed forces in Europe who also have their...
Forum: Germany
Oct 21st 2019, 7:11 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 343
Posted By calman014

Re: What would you do? 1 month without green card

Ask your insurance company for another green card.
Oct 3rd 2019, 10:24 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 370
Posted By calman014

Re: UK registered car - Dutch citizen driver

First of all your brother in law may not drive the car at all in the Netherlands.

Secondly the status of the car being insured is questionable, and the fines for this are very high in the...
Forum: Germany
Sep 30th 2019, 4:27 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 823
Posted By calman014

Re: Healthcare in Germany after Brexit

The letter is probably a bit premature because nobody knows what the outcome is going to be yet.. not even the authorities in UK.

If your Mum worked in UK and is in receipt of a UK pension then in...
Forum: The Sand Pit
Sep 15th 2019, 1:44 pm
Replies: 23
Views: 2,638
Posted By calman014

Re: Drone attacks

A Drone can be launched from anywhere and sent anywhere..unless you can shoot it down or identify some kind of hardware from the attack it will be difficult to identify the culprit.
Sep 11th 2019, 10:10 pm
Replies: 144
Views: 15,277
Posted By calman014

Re: An imaginatively titled Belgian thread...

If you visit the gov.uk site you can establish what your UK State Pension entitlement is and print off some details.
The Belgian Social Security/Tax office has to organise this for you with the UK...
Forum: Germany
Sep 4th 2019, 10:33 am
Replies: 20
Views: 1,955
Posted By calman014

Re: born under British Forces now problems with birth certificates and citezensh

I think your best bet is to try the UK and see if the "ARMY" Birth certificates can be exchanged for a regular UK one, or that UK authorities can offer a support document of some kind. I presume...
Forum: Germany
Sep 1st 2019, 10:37 am
Replies: 20
Views: 1,955
Posted By calman014

Re: born under British Forces now problems with birth certificates and citezensh

Don't think a German certificate will be forthcoming due to SOFA (Status of Forces) agreement 1949.
No obligation to register birth with local German authorities.
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