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Forum: Advice 14-05-2015, 07:44
Replies: 13
Views: 1,700
Posted By Acornati
I went 18 months ago and played MyVegas on...

I went 18 months ago and played MyVegas on Facebook to get free stuff. Not sure if it's still going, but basically you play games and earn points which you swap for real vouchers. So we got a $50...
Forum: General Discussion 06-12-2014, 21:06
Replies: 27
Views: 1,095
Posted By Acornati
On holiday in Utah we had a similar problem with...

On holiday in Utah we had a similar problem with lack of pedestrian facilities. Pavements up each side of a busy street packed with restaurants and shops and yet no way to cross the road at all...
Forum: Advice 31-07-2014, 17:48
Replies: 32
Views: 4,064
Posted By Acornati
I hadn't planned to change my passport before it...

I hadn't planned to change my passport before it expired, but after changing my driving license it got too confusing while booking a holiday involving a hire car so ended up changing passport too....
Forum: Movies 30-07-2014, 17:09
Replies: 196
Views: 27,470
Posted By Acornati
I've been twice. The first time there was someone...

I've been twice. The first time there was someone in our seat so we sat in better, middle seats. Second time the seating plan showed the middle section was full apart from 4 seats, which we got 2 of....
Forum: Advice 25-05-2014, 08:41
Replies: 11
Views: 1,423
Posted By Acornati
We remortgaged with the same company and they...

We remortgaged with the same company and they didn't ask any questions about our income or ability to pay. It was literally just agreeing and signing to a new deal. This was a few months ago though,...
Forum: Advice 20-03-2014, 11:43
Replies: 1
Views: 663
Posted By Acornati
I use Kayak, seems to work ok.

I use Kayak, seems to work ok.
Forum: Movies 16-03-2014, 18:40
Replies: 95
Views: 10,549
Posted By Acornati
I thought it was awful! The basic synopsis...

I thought it was awful! The basic synopsis sounded good but it was just way too slow and arty for me. Almost as bad as Tree of Life.
Forum: Advice 31-12-2013, 18:01
Replies: 87
Views: 3,962
Posted By Acornati
Don't know if you're talking about a summer...

Don't know if you're talking about a summer holiday, but I think Palm Springs is cheap because it's too hot. We spent 1 night in mid September and it was 42 degrees when we arrived at 5pm. It barely...
Forum: General Discussion 09-12-2013, 10:21
Replies: 116
Views: 5,299
Posted By Acornati
I did it 8 years ago for a child abuse case. It...

I did it 8 years ago for a child abuse case. It was a horrible 2 weeks and I still think about it often even now. I'm positive the guy was guilty but I still think about how his life was changed...
Forum: Movies 28-09-2013, 19:43
Replies: 15
Views: 2,053
Posted By Acornati
I was quite disappointed. I can't even put my...

I was quite disappointed. I can't even put my finger on why. Performances were brilliant. Maybe I just had too high expectations. Or maybe it's because it's so depressing.
Forum: Advice 22-09-2013, 21:10
Replies: 27
Views: 2,372
Posted By Acornati
We drove from monument valley to Las Vegas but...

We drove from monument valley to Las Vegas but stopped a night at Grand Canyon south on the way (we actually drove from Page via MV). It's a fairly boring drive but doable. I wouldn't go all that...
Forum: Advice 19-09-2013, 10:10
Replies: 11
Views: 1,183
Posted By Acornati
I've not long done a very similar trip. We also...

I've not long done a very similar trip. We also hired through virgin. Usually you get to pick your car with alamo but when we got there the cars were so packed in we were just given the one on the...
Forum: Advice 13-08-2013, 08:41
Replies: 78
Views: 5,924
Posted By Acornati
We're planning one just now - aiming for San...

We're planning one just now - aiming for San Francisco, big sur, sequoia, yosemite, Death Valley, Zion, bryce, page, Grand Canyon, vegas and LA. it's a lot for 2 weeks but hoping to fit it all in!...
Forum: Advice 03-07-2013, 17:13
Replies: 12
Views: 792
Posted By Acornati
I've booked with alamo, through virgin holidays....

I've booked with alamo, through virgin holidays. Obviously haven't used it yet, but I just used the insurance they provide, in fact it wasn't an option to have the car separate from the insurance....
Forum: General Discussion 24-06-2013, 15:45
Replies: 28
Views: 1,855
Posted By Acornati
I had someone overtake me the other day while...

I had someone overtake me the other day while driving in a fairly long line of cars. We were all approaching a red light so I'd left a bit of gap in front of me (no point in accelerating to the brake...
Forum: Movies 15-06-2013, 21:41
Replies: 4
Views: 665
Posted By Acornati
It seems to be up and running now.

It seems to be up and running now.
Forum: Advice 15-06-2013, 07:52
Replies: 12
Views: 5,387
Posted By Acornati
I went in the last week of June last year to...

I went in the last week of June last year to Alton towers and it was really busy, lots of school trips!
Forum: Advice 14-06-2013, 16:29
Replies: 35
Views: 2,400
Posted By Acornati
I'm planning one for this year, I found it...

I'm planning one for this year, I found it cheaper to book everything myself than do a tour. I'm struggling with knowing how much we can do in a day - so easy to look at the map and think I could go...
Forum: Advice 08-06-2013, 09:18
Replies: 13
Views: 1,080
Posted By Acornati
We have a general waste wheelie, a garden waste...

We have a general waste wheelie, a garden waste wheelie, a recycling wheelie and a crate for glass. Food waste just goes in general (for now, separate bins will be next I imagine). We got a fairly...
Forum: General Discussion 08-06-2013, 06:46
Replies: 74
Views: 3,028
Posted By Acornati
I'm also going to California in September, if...

I'm also going to California in September, if there's an earthquake then I'm blaming you!
Forum: General Discussion 06-06-2013, 11:24
Replies: 151
Views: 6,934
Posted By Acornati
Just to back up that horses definitely do not...

Just to back up that horses definitely do not walk while they're peeing! They spend a while getting their legs as much out the way as possible then take aaaaages to actually pee. The practicalities...
Forum: General Discussion 01-06-2013, 21:29
Replies: 65
Views: 2,659
Posted By Acornati
I like the late light nights but wish it was...

I like the late light nights but wish it was light at 6am rather than 4am.
Forum: General Discussion 27-05-2013, 14:47
Replies: 73
Views: 3,730
Posted By Acornati
I'd love to do a Norway cruise, though I think...

I'd love to do a Norway cruise, though I think the ones leaving from the UK to tend to have a lot of older passengers (not that it matters really). I did a cruise around the med and it was amazing,...
Forum: Britain's Got Talent 19-05-2013, 21:09
Replies: 23
Views: 4,751
Posted By Acornati
But what was the plank attached to? I thought...

But what was the plank attached to? I thought wires from the ceiling?
Forum: General Discussion 10-05-2013, 08:53
Replies: 184
Views: 6,647
Posted By Acornati
I was born in July so started after summer aged...

I was born in July so started after summer aged 5. It was the ones who were born in feb that were the young ones as the cut off is end of feb? Confusing. Wonder if its different in Scotland.
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