Type: Posts; User: Gwyndy
Posted by Gwyndy, 19-07-19
Lovely spotlight Stephen, nice to see another Montalbano fan.
I just wish BBC4 would catch-up with the latest series, they seem to be one behind at the moment.7 Replies136 Views
Posted by Gwyndy, 17-07-19Thread: Usage data
Either June or July is missing on mine as well, my July bill isn't due for another 10 days, but I find that it odd August to November are there if the issue is a lack of data.
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Posted by Gwyndy, 13-07-19
Is this a trick question?
Should this be in the 'you know you are getting old when...' thread?
I'm sure I remember a '99' with 'bubblegum' syrup costing a lot less than 99p
Inflation, it's...16 Replies351 Views
Dial? What's this dial thing of which you speak? My oven has buttons, we don't get these posh dials.52 Replies1,371 Views
'When I were a lad' our school went all 'igh tech, we had BBC Micros, on which, amongst other things, we got to play 'GB Limited' :D
A few years back, I decided to introduce Kate to the joys of...52 Replies1,371 Views
I'm about to totally disagree with Jon1, sorry but I'm affected by a similar situation.
My home's been at risk of flooding for over 10 years, the local authority, in it's infinite wisdom...5 Replies193 Views
Posted by Gwyndy, 21-06-19
Lovely to learn more about you Ange; now to ask the obvious - what bike have you got?14 Replies591 Views
Posted by Gwyndy, 19-06-19
This, of course, assumes that someone's not using 'Invisible Mode' - but why would anyone want to hide?
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Posted by Gwyndy, 17-06-19Thread: Smart Meter obsession
I believe most kettles are approximately 3kw, so if you are boiling more than a cupful or two, it could work out quite expensive, particularly if regularly boil more than you need - I've...10 Replies489 Views
Posted by Gwyndy, 16-06-19
I can't say I'm surprised at the review of Bulb, pretty-much any company whose committed objective is chasing growth is likely to eventually trip over themselves somewhere - I'm slightly concerned...16 Replies537 Views
Posted by Gwyndy, 16-06-19Thread: Disability concessions
The criteria is set nationally, and is detailed here: https://www.ofwat.gov.uk/households/customer-assistance/watersure/
For years, Kate and I did not apply, because in Wales, our Water...6 Replies207 Views
Posted by Gwyndy, 15-06-19Thread: Disability concessions
Pardon me for jumping in and going slightly off-topic here.
Can I just check, have you applied to your water provider for a capped water bill? We get one because my wife has...6 Replies207 Views
Posted by Gwyndy, 12-06-19
Every morining, I get up, go into the kitchen and start making breakfast - at that point, I'm in 'work' - does that count?9 Replies437 Views
On a personal level today, I discovered I'm old because I was investigating the 'Goblin Steamette' wallpaper stripper that I dug out of the shed to take over my friend's and not only did I remember...52 Replies1,371 Views
Standing On Giants are going to be getting a lot of questions from him, and I assume this isn't a 'custom forum,' but a skin/rejig of their standard software.
I don't remember...23 Replies2,655 Views
I have an excuse for that, it's my 'survival instincts' kicking in.
I remember that some scientists investigated why this happens, and apparently it's a defence mechanism, your brain treats...52 Replies1,371 Views
Posted by Gwyndy, 07-06-19Thread: Challenging times ahead!
Going totally off-topic here, so I hope Marc and Nataly forgive me, but you don't seem to have introduced yourself yet https://community.purepla.net/threads/741-Pure-Planet-community-getting-started...2 Replies131 Views
Posted by Gwyndy, 07-06-19
Following my discussion with Marc, just in case, after 9 years as a vB Forum Moderator, and 3 as an Admin, I don't actually know how this stuff works.
This is a test, it is only a test, this is a...23 Replies2,655 Views
I had to go for 'poof,' although arguably from what I recall, in the Welsh accent, or at least the Amman Valley's one' it's not really like that, it was just the nearest of the two - it was probably...8 Replies304 Views
Basically, I agree with what Angela says, it's not switched on at Pureplanet's end yet, I have the 'technical' description of the issue somewhere from my previous supplier. What it basically boils...3 Replies194 Views
Posted by Gwyndy, 05-06-19
Sorry to disappoint you Strutt, they aren't any of the electronic bits, I have a set of the cast aluminum(?) height adjustable spikes that the are supposed to level the speakers out.
I can't...14 Replies659 Views
Posted by Gwyndy, 05-06-19Thread: No environmental impact report
I can understand the basic concepts behind what the Daily Mail article was trying to say, what I disagree with is the way that they are saying it. Which is why I thought Pure Planet should know that...29 Replies1,460 Views