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Forum: USA
Jan 28th 2015, 9:01 pm
Replies: 34
Views: 10,904
Posted By tipex

Re: Advice please on spending the winters in Florida

FLOOD INSURANCE:eek: good luck:fingerscrossed:
Forum: USA
Jan 27th 2015, 8:33 pm
Replies: 34
Views: 10,904
Posted By tipex

Re: Advice please on spending the winters in Florida

Orlando complexes going up everywhere, International drive sucks used to be nice driving around there.
We have lived in Lakeland for 2 1/2 years and been to Orlando no more than 5 times since we...
Forum: USA
Jan 2nd 2015, 9:11 am
Replies: 40
Views: 4,426
Posted By tipex

Re: Moving a 12 and 13 year old to Florida

This is now our 3rd year living here, we live around 30 miles from Orlando.
My daughter was 12 when we moved and it was the best thing we have done.
Schools are Slightly different here imo but only...
Oct 23rd 2014, 9:19 pm
Replies: 34
Views: 1,924
Posted By tipex

Re: Wasps/Hornets

whenever I kill a wasp nest I spray peppermint oil mixed with water on the spot where the nest was, so far they have never come back. I put 15 to 20 drops in one of those cheap spray bottles you get...
Forum: USA
Jun 24th 2014, 9:19 am
Replies: 10
vpn
Views: 758
Posted By tipex

Re: vpn

My laptop is 2.40gh 64 bit, I use brighthouse and get 28-30 mbps. I have run the speed test many times all different times of the day. I use a plasma 55 inch tv which is 1 1/2 old. Don't no what...
Forum: USA
Jun 23rd 2014, 4:11 pm
Replies: 10
vpn
Views: 758
Posted By tipex

Re: vpn

Yes, my wife has her computer hard wired to the router and I was just using wifi in another room to watch tv. so, I guess I am double dipping. Ijust saw walmart does a 50ft Ethernet cable, $15 all...
Forum: USA
Jun 23rd 2014, 2:51 pm
Replies: 10
vpn
Views: 758
Posted By tipex

Re: vpn

yes, been doing it wifi.
Have to unless you can buy get a 30ft Ethernet cable.
Guess I ll start looking to see if theres such a thing
Thanks
Forum: USA
Jun 23rd 2014, 9:59 am
Replies: 10
vpn
Views: 758
Posted By tipex

vpn

I have used both tunnelbear and hola vpn and it works fine watching on the computer, if I put it on the 55 inch tv it goes all laggy and grainy. Fast moving sports seem to be much worse than normal...
Forum: USA
May 24th 2014, 10:51 am
Replies: 20
Views: 3,844
Posted By tipex

Re: Florida Driving Licence

Our Dmv moved about 6 months ago to the tax collector building and now anyone that does a driving test goes on the road and no more car park.:)
Forum: USA
Mar 27th 2014, 7:07 pm
Replies: 98
Views: 8,388
Posted By tipex

Re: Wow groceries are expensive here!

I live in Lakeland Fl and the wife shops in aldi where milk is only 2.89 a gallon bananas 44c pound, this is a good place for fruit and veg and staple foods. Walmart for other foods, buys my red...
Forum: USA
Jan 2nd 2014, 2:51 pm
Replies: 49
Views: 4,039
Posted By tipex

Re: Buying new power cables

:eek: wow better you than me.
Forum: USA
Jan 2nd 2014, 11:10 am
Replies: 49
Views: 4,039
Posted By tipex

Forum: USA
Dec 18th 2013, 9:03 am
Replies: 19
Views: 4,320
Posted By tipex

Re: mince pies

Thank you all for your replies. Our publix doesn't sell it but I'm going into Orlando next week so have a look in world market, Safeway and publix there.
Mince pies are about the only Christmas food...
Forum: USA
Dec 17th 2013, 11:44 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 4,320
Posted By tipex

mince pies

Hi all , anyone know where I could get mince meat from for mince pies.
I'm In Florida by the way and Thanks
Forum: USA
Oct 14th 2013, 3:11 pm
Replies: 40
Views: 4,685
Posted By tipex

Re: To get a Florida driving license, just what exactly do you need to do?

Yes , this is true. 40 questions and a trip around a car park the size of 2 tennis courts, although I was out for 20 minutes around the car park. very easy. :thumbsup:

I did have to prove I was a...
Forum: USA
Aug 10th 2013, 7:40 pm
Replies: 22
Views: 1,440
Posted By tipex

fios

Is the internet worth it, I am looking at 50mbps, will I get close to those speeds or is it the same as the rest and I get 2/3rds of the speed I pay for?

Currently with brighthouse and get turbo...
Forum: USA
Aug 3rd 2013, 4:26 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 1,224
Posted By tipex

Re: Shipping Pros & Cons

we used pickfords last September, we also had a 20ft container and insurance on some of the items and also had to pay some sort of tax once it was in florida and it still all worked out under 5k,
...
Forum: USA
Jul 1st 2013, 5:08 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 1,891
Posted By tipex

Re: kids glasses

oops! my bad.

it was glasses usa for $50
Forum: USA
Jul 1st 2013, 2:28 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 1,891
Posted By tipex

Re: kids glasses

we just went the other day. I bought Oakley glasses with a breakage insurance and it came to $138 in total.
My daughters glasses came to $170 and this was for raybans and breakage.
The breakage...
Forum: USA
Jun 12th 2013, 2:54 pm
Replies: 58
Views: 3,982
Posted By tipex

Re: Florida Car Insurance

Take a look at einsurance, they are a comparison web site, although geico won't insure you because of no credit history. I am on my second six months and they still won't quote me.
I went to all...
Forum: USA
May 28th 2013, 4:49 am
Replies: 56
Views: 4,166
Posted By tipex

Re: The best thing about America

you have stereotyped anyone with a tattoo or piercing a chav. Take a look at the real world and you'll see all walks of life getting tattoos.
I choose to have piercings and tattoos, there is...
Forum: USA
May 28th 2013, 12:14 am
Replies: 56
Views: 4,166
Posted By tipex

Re: The best thing about America

So you say anyone with tattoos and piercings is a chav? I must be a chav then? but at least i'm not a shallow minded bigot. You obviously don't Know fashion and trends because a very large spectrum...
Sep 21st 2012, 6:55 pm
Replies: 23
Views: 2,557
Posted By tipex

Re: how do i enter the us

that's on my list now that i have my ss card. the accountant i have said can't do nothing without a ss card. thanks
Sep 21st 2012, 4:20 pm
Replies: 23
Views: 2,557
Posted By tipex

Re: how do i enter the us

Thank you , so am i.

This wasn't intended to be an attack on you at all, just an update,

welllllll! maybe a bit of smugness :D
Sep 21st 2012, 2:46 pm
Replies: 23
Views: 2,557
Posted By tipex

Re: how do i enter the us

Just an update.

I feel you gave me a hard time over this situation and you did put the frighteners on me.
I arrived here 9 days after my stamp in my passport expired, i was asked why? and then...
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