Search found 210 matches

by AndyPandy
August 15th, 2019, 10:09 pm
Forum: Laughing Lemons
Topic: A-Level Results
Replies: 3
Views: 362

A-Level Results

My results came out today. I needed B B C to get into University to take Media Studies.

Unfortunately I only got I T V
by AndyPandy
August 9th, 2019, 9:31 pm
Forum: High Yield Portfolios (HYP) - Practical
Topic: HSBC Interim highlights.
Replies: 33
Views: 1733

Re: HSBC Interim highlights.

This is not supposed to be a thread on selling or not; it is about HSBC's Interim Results. I do get fed up of wondering if there is anything new on the topic and find myself immersed in something totally immaterial to it. I have not reported this because that seems a coward's way out. but really......
by AndyPandy
August 4th, 2019, 8:28 pm
Forum: Computers, TVs & Phones
Topic: Domain registrars for .com and .co.uk
Replies: 10
Views: 749

Re: Domain registrars for .com and .co.uk

I always go with 1&1 (or "Ionos" as they like to be called these days). They've been around for 30 years and are German so have all the EU privacy stuff going for them. Privacy for free, and then they add stuff like email as well. Not keen on Google these days for anything, they're a ...
by AndyPandy
August 4th, 2019, 8:18 pm
Forum: Does anyone know?
Topic: Burglar alarms
Replies: 15
Views: 726

Re: Burglar alarms

We have a Yale alarm which is now several years old. I think it's normal to specify on installation only one entry/exit route to provide a delay before the alarm is triggered. To overcome this if we wish to use an alternative door we have a portable keypad which can take with us and can be used to ...
by AndyPandy
July 31st, 2019, 10:36 pm
Forum: Curiosity Corner
Topic: A right mouthful
Replies: 1
Views: 299

Re: A right mouthful

XFool wrote:Whale 'swallows' sea lion: 'It was a once-in-a-lifetime event'

BBC News


Well, it certainly would have been for the sea lion.

Except that the photog claims the sea lion got away, tempering the quip somewhat
by AndyPandy
July 27th, 2019, 4:53 pm
Forum: Does anyone know?
Topic: Tumble dryer broken
Replies: 30
Views: 1708

Re: Tumble dryer broken

If anyone's going down the DIY route, I've carried out some basic fixes. Last Christmas ours wasn't blowing warm air, so popped the back off. Turns out that the plastic belt pulley wheel had stripped so was not turning with the motor. Googled the part, found it on eSpares, ordered it at 8pm and it a...
by AndyPandy
July 23rd, 2019, 7:22 pm
Forum: Share ideas
Topic: AG Barr
Replies: 45
Views: 2006

Re: AG Barr

Hopefully this mini heatwave will have people out in droves buying soft drinks, e.g. Irn-Bru! :lol: I'm currently at Tollcross International Swimming Centre, Glasgow. On a previous visit I snapped this in the Sports Cafe (apologies for the quality - or lack of it). http://firstaid.world/wp-content/...
by AndyPandy
July 18th, 2019, 10:32 pm
Forum: Beerpig's Snug
Topic: World Record attempt
Replies: 13
Views: 1077

Re: World Record attempt

If the Indiana House of Representatives had passed this bill then pi would have been legislated as 3.2 which is even easier to remember than 3.11 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Indiana_Pi_Bill As a kid I had one of the Guinness WR Annuals and they had recorded the most inaccurate defintion as belong...
by AndyPandy
July 15th, 2019, 6:37 pm
Forum: Curiosity Corner
Topic: The battle to separate Safa and Marwa
Replies: 0
Views: 312

The battle to separate Safa and Marwa

It’s the rarest form of a rare condition - conjoined twins, fused at the head. But this is no routine operation. The shrouded shape of two small girls is picked out by the bright theatre lights. Safa and Marwa are joined at the head. Their brains are exposed as the surgeons work to separate a labyri...
by AndyPandy
July 13th, 2019, 6:38 pm
Forum: Beerpig's Snug
Topic: Y'all have a good weekend
Replies: 22
Views: 1597

Re: Y'all have a good weekend

5.15 leave to drop DMJr to pool. Home 6.15. 6.20 leave to drop DMJrJr to different pool. Then back to pool 1 to pick up DM jr. Home 7.45 8.00 walk dog. Home 8.30. Feed dog 8.45 leave to pick up DMJrJr from pool 2. Home 9.45 10.30 leave to drop DM Jr to volunteering. Home 11.15. 11.15 make lunch for...
by AndyPandy
July 4th, 2019, 11:48 am
Forum: Beerpig's Snug
Topic: Not feeling so old after all!
Replies: 67
Views: 2713

Re: Not feeling so old after all!

One of the unexpected things about southern France is the frequency with which you come across whole gangs of wrinklies on bikes. There are few things more humiliating, I find, than the sight of these ancient superheroes working their way up some mountain pass that's straight out of a Tour de Franc...
by AndyPandy
June 25th, 2019, 2:10 pm
Forum: High Yield Portfolios (HYP) - Practical
Topic: BT Group down over 3% today.
Replies: 77
Views: 5093

Re: BT Group down over 3% today.

Dod, Me and the Mrs each have a small holding of BT in the income part of our SIPP. However as usual I am inclined to agree with you and will not be adding to these holdings. Small holding here, too. Used to be a large holding... If you want to be a Millionaire, become a Billionaire and buy shares ...
by AndyPandy
June 21st, 2019, 5:14 pm
Forum: Beerpig's Snug
Topic: Eee me Uncle Harry got a freebie
Replies: 14
Views: 1676

Re: Eee me Uncle Harry got a freebie

The chimney took just four months to build after work started in early 1969 and was completed four months ahead of schedule


Them were the days. You try telling the kids of today that things could be built in less time than quoted and they won't believe you.
by AndyPandy
June 19th, 2019, 10:56 am
Forum: Does anyone know?
Topic: Holiday insurance provided via Building Society
Replies: 5
Views: 2088

Re: Holiday insurance provided via Building Society

Yes I have made a claim through Nationwide Flex Account travel insurance - no issues at all. The only issue I have is they seem to price the existing medical condition coverage quite expensively. Yes, I'm on tablets for high BP so rang them to declare it. The tablets are doing the trick and my BP i...
by AndyPandy
June 19th, 2019, 9:50 am
Forum: Does anyone know?
Topic: Holiday insurance provided via Building Society
Replies: 5
Views: 2088

Holiday insurance provided via Building Society

We've had a Nationwide Flex Account for donkeys years. Ages ago, Banks and Building Societies went through a phase of offering free Travel Insurance to Account holders. Not the case nowadays but with NW, as long as we keep the Account going we still have the cover and we get an Annual letter to say ...
by AndyPandy
June 19th, 2019, 9:36 am
Forum: Laughing Lemons
Topic: Cyclist
Replies: 2
Views: 974

Cyclist

Got knocked down this morning by a female on her bike. It was her fault as she was wobbling along trying to shove some chocolates in her mouth at the same time, but it was me that she gave an earful to.

She must have been on her Minstrel Cycle.
by AndyPandy
June 17th, 2019, 11:27 pm
Forum: High Yield Portfolios (HYP) - Practical
Topic: Kier suspends its dividends
Replies: 27
Views: 2786

Re: Kier suspends its dividends

Supply chain financing as someone has already pointed out. I don't think the new CEO has thrown it out. Is it something you can manipulate so that it operates differently when a set of accounts is due? There was reference to the accounts being presented so as to window-dress the cash, rather than h...
by AndyPandy
June 15th, 2019, 9:49 am
Forum: Beerpig's Snug
Topic: Uber Eats
Replies: 12
Views: 1842

Re: Uber Eats

While you're in the market for wasting money, might be worth having a look at Deliveroo: https://uk.trustpilot.com/review/www.deliveroo.co.uk Don’t you just lurve the Caty S review. Managed to give a 5* rating. Dohhh ... 1. Love the personalised reply each time from Deliveroo, only the person's nam...
by AndyPandy
June 3rd, 2019, 4:29 pm
Forum: Curiosity Corner
Topic: Crazy Golf just got (a bit) serious
Replies: 5
Views: 669

Re: Crazy Golf just got (a bit) serious

bungeejumper wrote:Too right. I expect it does terrible things to her swing.

BJ


never mind the ball disappearing from view as she lines it up.
by AndyPandy
June 3rd, 2019, 4:28 pm
Forum: Beerpig's Snug
Topic: Shoes on or off when visiting?
Replies: 25
Views: 3096

Re: Shoes on or off when visiting?

I prefer to pad around in socks/bare feet at home, but don't feel the need to whip my shoes off as soon as I get home unless we've been for a tramp in the woods (yes, he normally gets away). My other half does not agree with me wandering around home with shoes on. Let's leave it at that. :twisted: I...

Go to advanced search