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grumpyoldwoman

I didn't read that properly before posting; the interesting bit was our experiences at the airport, not the fact that we went on holiday!
16:04 How we could live a happy,
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Aaron

I am not so sure how you could write things such as this.

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14:45 Disgusted by the Meghan Markle
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Chill

My wife had a new golf mk8 in may 2021, it's had lots of glitches with the adaptive cruise control, collision avoidance, sat Nov, central display blank, no heater control, etc, it went into a VW dealer for software updates, this was 3 days, following the update the same problems and more, this went on for 2 weeks and then the car would not start at all, it was recovered to the dealer for a battery fault, this is over 3 weeks, no loan car given even though we request one on we are now hiring a car at our cost, just had a call to say they have fitted another part, but this hasn't fixed the issue, I have never had a VW before, we have had Peugeot, Renault, nissan, mitsubishi, vauxhall, even way back montego, never have we had problems that the dealer could not sort, I have spoken to the VW uk, useless, the dealer head office waiting for a response, so at this point looks like i need purchase an old car for my us to use as paying for a mk8 2020 golf and a hire car to go about our lives
13:36 VW Golf electrics a complete
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stavros

being indigenously English, my experience varies. By far the most accommodating and friendly people are those who care about environmental issues, human and animal rights etc. from my experience, whether or not they are from a middle class or working class background, doesn't make any difference. If our housing, rented or bought had not been hijacked by a bunch of profiteering psychopaths during the 80s onwards, a majority of people would have affordable homes with money left over to enjoy life instead of a continuous state of worry about making ends meet. Perhaps then, they would feel more friendly and accommodating towards each other and to folk from other countries
13:35 Why are English people so cold
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grumpyoldwoman

artuk, you say "whatsappweb 'mirrors' your phone". Not my phone, my £12 Samsung mobile which only does phone calls and texts! Like I said, I don't have a smartphone.

Interestingly, the GOM and I went to Croatia in September as we weren't allowed to go to Turkey. Naturally we had all our paperwork printed, as did some other travellers, and some had their documents on their smartphones. Can you guess which group were holding up the queues at immigration? Yes, the ones with the phones. We even saw one woman just in front of us give her phone to an immigration officer saying "you find it"! Those of us with printed paper just handed them over and a quick glance was all that was needed, not endless button pressing and scrolling.
07:56 How we could live a happy,
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Jethro

If all indications of the new OMICRON (covid) mutation are correct, and the panic within governments around the world are established to be true, then one of two options will become evident. Continue to pump financial resorces into fighting it and maybe see a worldwide full depression, or, let it run it's due course hoping for natural immunity. This virus with it's ability to quickly mutate has been one step ahead of mankind from the start, because mankind is fighting itself and not united.
29/11 Covid 19 and the UK Nanny
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artuk

I use Paypal frequently and a lot of sellers add details so future payments are automatically taken without the customers having to sign into Paypal again. It's easy to agree to this then after the first payment go into your Paypal account and cancel the 'recurring' payment for that seller. Much better than using the Credit or Debit Card directly as difficult to cancel a card repayment directly.
29/11 Readly free trial - poor
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artuk

I use an Epson printer, but do not try and refill Epson cartridges, far too messy and difficult.
Check ebay for Epson refillable cartridges, just empty plastic cartridges, and buy the appropriate printer which take about 2 minutes to re-fill, and the ink works out at about 10p a refill.
29/11 Why are printers cheap and
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artuk

to grumpyoldwoman
whatsapp is readily avilable on a Laptop, that's the only way I use it when at home, whatsappweb 'mirrors' your phone and displays the same on the PC/Laptop screen. I have friends/family all over the world and being 70+ only use phone screen when 'mobile'. Most apps can easily be run on Laptop screen.
29/11 How we could live a happy,
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artuk

The reason for the fast checkouts is multiple bardcodes on the packaging so no matter which way the item is scanned a barcode is always visible.
29/11 Aldi checkout process is fast,
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artuk

Many items are lower weight, eg 4 pork pies 30p cheaper than the same from Morrissons but each pie weighs 15grs less than the Morrissons, so actually cost the same. Having to stand in a long queues with no self checkout option is another reason I very rarely use Lidl as they have loads of checkouts but rarely have more than two open no matter how busy the shop is.
29/11 Lidl and budget supermarkets -
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Caroline

I used to shop at next because the other lasted me years, this last 12 months I've had about a dozen t shirts that are like rags and full of holes after a few washes the jeans barely last 6 months over priced tat, started shopping in supermarkets now because its the same or better quality but at least its reflected in the price.
28/11 NEXT clothes quality not what
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