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Forum: Spain
Jun 19th 2020, 2:42 pm
Replies: 0
Views: 413
Posted By DanielSala

Ingreso mínimo vital

Hi,

For Brits who plan to apply for the ingreso mínimo vital, be aware, the online form doesn't work for UK NIE holders: you can only upload photos of a standard DNI type of card (front and back...
Forum: Spain
Jun 13th 2020, 7:52 am
Replies: 11
Views: 1,050
Posted By DanielSala

Re: A(nother) useful tip about phone companies here...

Gordon Bennett...



Try virtually starving to pay bills, then, Sherlock Torquemada. According to a recent health check, I have a very low body mass index due to malnutrition - maybe you want to...
Forum: Spain
Jun 13th 2020, 7:33 am
Replies: 11
Views: 1,050
Posted By DanielSala

Re: A(nother) useful tip about phone companies here...

Hi,



Only confusing if moving is always associated with from country A to country B, inevitable on an ex-pat forum; not confusing when remembering people also move from town or region A to town...
Forum: Spain
Jun 12th 2020, 6:32 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 1,050
Posted By DanielSala

Re: A(nother) useful tip about phone companies here...

Hi,



I try to base my opinions on personal experience, what I glean from others, the press, and predominantly on very large pinches of salt about everything ;)​​​​​​.

In recent years (more...
Forum: Spain
Jun 12th 2020, 6:25 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 1,050
Posted By DanielSala

Re: A(nother) useful tip about phone companies here...

Hi,



Appreciate your balanced input. Nice to read the positive aspects. I was under the impression that (quality of) life in the Basque Country is somewhat better than in other parts of Spain....
Forum: Spain
Jun 9th 2020, 7:42 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 1,050
Posted By DanielSala

Re: A(nother) useful tip about phone companies here...

Hi,

The things you say are interesting, I don't agree with some of them, I was in the UK in 2012 and 2015 for several months at a time after 12 years here and the difference was incredible both...
Forum: Spain
Jun 9th 2020, 4:28 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 1,050
Posted By DanielSala

A(nother) useful tip about phone companies here...

Another tawdry muck-around to add to the Spanish customer disservice playbook, so others can be aware of this one:

Background: I owe three bills to Movistar since last July (when some toerag paid...
Forum: The Lounge
Jun 8th 2020, 2:20 pm
Replies: 2,311
Views: 224,339
Posted By DanielSala

Re: The Kitty Cat Thread

Hi,



Not sure if they drown in it or it's toxic for them,...just watch them squirm to a halt slowly and die whilst you feel ashamed of the perverse sense of satisfaction. That's why I squirted...
Forum: The Lounge
Jun 8th 2020, 1:54 pm
Replies: 2,311
Views: 224,339
Posted By DanielSala

Re: The Kitty Cat Thread

Hi,



​​​​​​...It's not non-toxic, but Fairy Ultra (or any other dish detergent with the same ingredients/compounds) was good for squirting into ant holes and using as a barrier along the...
Forum: Spain
Jun 2nd 2020, 6:34 pm
Replies: 31
Views: 3,471
Posted By DanielSala

Re: Spainish Newbies

Hi,

Latest crop fad people hope to make money from is growing truffles (and as it is becomeing more well-known, expect future glut so prices will plummet - like oranges, mandarins, peaches,...
Forum: Spain
May 23rd 2020, 8:03 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 1,066
Posted By DanielSala

Re: Mobile telephone deals

Hi,

Pepephone use Movistar/Telefonica network. Get the SIM in any telco shop that works with them. 25 GB a month and what you don't use is added to next month's data. They don't arbitrarily...
Forum: Spain
May 23rd 2020, 7:42 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 1,414
Posted By DanielSala

Re: True peer-to-peer loans in Spain?

Hi,
​​

Not sure what gives you that impression as the posts do not contain an anti-British tone at all. I am British, by the way, born and bred in England. And you are right, they are not...
Forum: Spain
May 23rd 2020, 6:35 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 1,414
Posted By DanielSala

Re: True peer-to-peer loans in Spain?

Hi,


:hysterical:

Weak, and naïvely provocative on so many fronts, if I may say. I guess that's the intention. :)

​​​​​Personal morals aside... Is gambling illegal? Apparently, or should I...
Forum: Spain
May 23rd 2020, 10:18 am
Replies: 16
Views: 1,414
Posted By DanielSala

Re: True peer-to-peer loans in Spain?

Hi,



Hi, yes, I have, I finally found an organisation that helps people going through difficult periods, let's see how it goes.

Richard Branson's having a tough time of it, too, allegedly.
...
Forum: Spain
May 23rd 2020, 10:01 am
Replies: 16
Views: 1,414
Posted By DanielSala

Re: True peer-to-peer loans in Spain?

Hi,



Very witty, I appreciate that realist sense of humour, good on you. I'm sure George '7 jobs' Osborne is more your man for 'I have drawn up a clever financial vehicle you really should get...
Forum: Spain
May 21st 2020, 6:07 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 1,414
Posted By DanielSala

Forum: Spain
May 21st 2020, 6:05 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 1,414
Posted By DanielSala

Re: True peer-to-peer loans in Spain?

Hi,



Okay, in my opinion those are mostly positive reasons and dynamics, not necessarily selfless, 'though. Another reason to add would be that - although it is true that people get a good...
Forum: Spain
May 21st 2020, 4:02 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 1,414
Posted By DanielSala

Re: True peer-to-peer loans in Spain?

Hi,



I'm not sure about the tone of your question, but still.

Were I religious, I'd point out that usury is a sin, for starters, but I'm not, 'though I'm sure you can understand the value of...
Forum: The Lounge
May 21st 2020, 3:14 pm
Replies: 2,311
Views: 224,339
Posted By DanielSala

Re: The Kitty Cat Thread

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Best tiggers in the world, for me. Adopted in September and October 2018 from...
Forum: The Lounge
May 21st 2020, 3:00 pm
Replies: 1,702
Views: 109,400
Posted By DanielSala

Re: A Food thread

Hi,

I've begun to mix oats into white flour when I can't get hold of wholemeal flour. Not a dream come true in comparison, but not too bad either.
Forum: Jobs Wanted
May 21st 2020, 2:45 pm
Replies: 0
Views: 4,981
Posted By DanielSala

Looking for suitable job opening for unqualified person. Willing to relocate.

Hi,

I'm looking for work. All offers appreciated. Willing to relocate if necessary. Currently reside in Teruel. Studied three languages as A-Levels decades ago, did a solar energy course ten years...
Forum: Spain
May 21st 2020, 2:24 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 1,414
Posted By DanielSala

True peer-to-peer loans in Spain?

Hi,

Hope it's okay to ask this here, checked forum rules and it appears to be.

Has anyone come across true/real peer-to-peer loan organizations here in Spain?

I used to do quite a bit of it...
Forum: Spain
May 20th 2020, 6:16 am
Replies: 74
Views: 12,166
Posted By DanielSala

Re: What does the post COVID19 future hold for us in Spain ?

Hi,

Spain has a record as long as its arm for short-term boom-bust bubbles, grab-it-and-run wealth extraction, a class system based on how much money you have (regardless of how you obtained it),...
Forum: Spain
May 20th 2020, 5:45 am
Replies: 8
Views: 997
Posted By DanielSala

Re: Fall in English-speaking jobs since Brexit Referendum

Hi,

Interesting points you guys make. The language of commerce and diplomacy, and so on.
Forum: Spain
May 19th 2020, 8:02 am
Replies: 8
Views: 997
Posted By DanielSala

Re: Fall in English-speaking jobs since Brexit Referendum

Hi,



You make a really good point with that observation, thanks. Not all of us have grown up with that attitude, but the seeming lack of interest in language learning is something that has...
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