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May 16th 2022, 7:49 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 318
Posted By chawkins99

Re: Good US virtual mailbox

We use the Good Sam Mail Service based in Crestview, Florida. (https://goodsammailservice.com)

They do all you mention for $22.41 per month (plus postage if you have them ship something). They...
Forum: USA
May 7th 2022, 12:45 pm
Replies: 4,591
Views: 346,269
Posted By chawkins99

Re: Price of gas update...

Pump limits have been around for years. RV'ers run into it regularly with 100-200 gallon tanks. Usually, you can just re-swipe and get another $75 worth.

My truck is over $100 for a tank now...
Forum: The Lounge
May 1st 2022, 2:35 pm
Replies: 1,174
Views: 74,088
Posted By chawkins99

Re: Trivia Chit Chat

Web site problems???

It took me several attempts to get the quiz to load, then scored a paltry 7 correct but my time was 1064 seconds.

May is starting well for me...
Forum: USA
Apr 28th 2022, 8:49 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 1,185
Posted By chawkins99

Re: Moving with Children

We moved to Alabama in 2003 when our daughter was 11. As mentioned above, she was set to move to secondary school in the UK so would be changing schools anyway.

A lot will depend on your kids'...
Forum: The Lounge
Apr 22nd 2022, 7:47 pm
Replies: 36
Views: 1,101
Posted By chawkins99

Re: TEETH!

He had about 20 teeth done including 4 bridges and 8 implants
Forum: The Lounge
Apr 22nd 2022, 5:32 pm
Replies: 36
Views: 1,101
Posted By chawkins99

Re: TEETH!

DentoCareMed, Antalya (https://gcr.org/c/dentocaremed-antalya)

He just confirmed 9,000 Euros not including travel & accommodation.

His mate is out there now getting his done.
Forum: The Lounge
Apr 22nd 2022, 4:40 pm
Replies: 36
Views: 1,101
Posted By chawkins99

Re: TEETH!

My brother went to Turkey a couple of years ago for the full monty. Said he was quoted over £30,000 in the UK.

He had 2 trips to Turkey. First to have the prep work done and the screws and...
Apr 21st 2022, 1:10 pm
Replies: 7,830
Views: 503,809
Posted By chawkins99

Re: Let's talk about cars

I agree that there seem to be more Ram Duallys out there than Ford or Chevy/GMC. I had a Dodge Caliber a few years ago it was 'OK' but nothing special and I was rather glad when it got totaled. :o
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Apr 20th 2022, 11:48 pm
Replies: 7,830
Views: 503,809
Posted By chawkins99

Re: Let's talk about cars

I'm stuck between a rock and a hard place.
If I choose to drop the Chevy and order something else, I lose my $1,000 deposit and will probably STILL have to wait another 6-9 months for delivery.
If...
Apr 20th 2022, 11:31 am
Replies: 7,830
Views: 503,809
Posted By chawkins99

Re: Let's talk about cars

I ordered a new Chevy Silverado in September because of the crazy used prices. It was built in February but I'm still waiting.

Discovered yesterday that they have found a problem with the engine...
Apr 9th 2022, 10:29 pm
Replies: 15,032
Views: 810,769
Posted By chawkins99

Re: What has p*ssed you off today...part II

It took another 3 emails, but they eventually refunded the excess charge. :thumbsup:
Forum: USA
Apr 8th 2022, 8:28 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 1,245
Posted By chawkins99

Re: Returning to the USA from UK

I traveled to the UK for Christmas. For our return, we did the Qured video supervised test.

I went back 2 weeks ago. This time, I used the Qured test without supervision. The first one did state...
Forum: USA
Apr 8th 2022, 11:16 am
Replies: 11
Views: 1,245
Posted By chawkins99

Re: Returning to the USA from UK

Order the Qurex. I think I paid £25. It ships Fedex. If you get the order in today, it will be there for Monday. Video supervision is not necessary.

I did mine 2 weeks ago. No problem with it and...
Forum: The Lounge
Apr 7th 2022, 1:12 pm
Replies: 1,174
Views: 74,088
Posted By chawkins99

Re: Trivia Chit Chat

Look at the score at the end...

You score 100 points for each correct answer but lose 1 point for each second you take.
Apr 1st 2022, 9:44 pm
Replies: 15,032
Views: 810,769
Posted By chawkins99

Re: What has p*ssed you off today...part II

Thanks for this. I found and emailed the GM of Hertz UK. He responded within a couple of hours agreeing that I was overcharged and would refer it to the Customer Service manager and the Northern Area...
Mar 31st 2022, 3:50 pm
Replies: 15,032
Views: 810,769
Posted By chawkins99

Re: What has p*ssed you off today...part II

No reason given. The agent on site had JUST arrived and said to just leave the keys in it. I insisted on him checking it in then so I didn't get billed an extra £297.53 for petrol!!
When he gave me...
Mar 31st 2022, 3:10 pm
Replies: 15,032
Views: 810,769
Posted By chawkins99

Re: What has p*ssed you off today...part II

Had a trip back to Blighty last week for my mother's funeral.
I rented a car from Hertz rental at Manchester Airport at a rate of £333.46 for the week.
I returned it on Tuesday 1 hour and 36...
Mar 14th 2022, 9:24 pm
Replies: 9,707
Views: 808,505
Posted By chawkins99

Re: WTF in America

Pensioner arrested after dismembered body found (https://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-60742364)

I admit to being confused with this story... until the last paragraph.
Forum: The Lounge
Feb 19th 2022, 10:31 pm
Replies: 9,829
Views: 764,592
Posted By chawkins99

Re: Nutek's Funny Picture Thread...Part II

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Feb 14th 2022, 9:31 pm
Replies: 3,285
Views: 236,425
Posted By chawkins99

Re: Formula 1 fans?

Formula 1's governing body failed to make any proposals following its inquiry into the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix at a high-level meeting on Monday. (https://www.bbc.com/sport/formula1/60379723)
Forum: The Lab
Feb 9th 2022, 9:04 pm
Replies: 57
Views: 3,988
Posted By chawkins99

Re: Windows 11

I have both of those. Explorer, Excel and most others. Plus I added a hack to increase the number of recent/pinned items to 35 (from the default 10)....
Forum: The Lab
Feb 9th 2022, 7:14 pm
Replies: 57
Views: 3,988
Posted By chawkins99

Re: Windows 11

I thought this initially but after a while, they returned. Maybe I just had to 'use' them for a while for it to learn. The one that I initially noticed it on was right-click the browser to open a new...
Forum: The Lab
Feb 2nd 2022, 11:05 am
Replies: 57
Views: 3,988
Posted By chawkins99

Re: Windows 11

I have had Windows 11 on my work computer for a few months now. Mainly because I got a new laptop and NEED to know about it to support it.

That being said, my personal laptop is still on Windows...
Forum: The Lounge
Jan 13th 2022, 12:49 pm
Replies: 28,685
Views: 1,802,401
Posted By chawkins99

Jan 11th 2022, 1:05 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 1,274
Posted By chawkins99

Re: Too soon to make a call?

Years ago, I worked with a guy with an almost identical story:

He and his wife (both British) had settled in NZ after several years in the merchant navy. They had spent 10+ years in NZ and had 2...
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