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Forum: Advice 24-03-2015, 12:00
Replies: 61
Views: 2,921
Posted By David (2)
There are 3 types of automatic...

There are 3 types of automatic transmission...

Regular torque converter
CVT
Automated (robotised) manual.

The torque converter type is the American type. In its favour, it's a mature design,...
Forum: TV and Home Entertainment Technology 21-03-2015, 18:56
Replies: 36
Views: 4,832
Posted By David (2)
Stretching the memory now. I started out on...

Stretching the memory now.
I started out on scotch tapes. They worked but we're not perfect, some drop outs etc.

I used a few of the mid spec tdk tapes (EG or something like that) which did seem to...
Forum: Freesat 21-03-2015, 18:42
Replies: 19
Views: 1,406
Posted By David (2)
Just don't assume that you will get those...

Just don't assume that you will get those channels using an aerial. The freeview channel line up is not equal across the UK. Use the freeview web site coverage checker to check before spending any...
Forum: General Discussion 21-03-2015, 14:00
Replies: 394
Views: 17,084
Posted By David (2)
Low profiles = clever marketing ploy, people only...

Low profiles = clever marketing ploy, people only want them because they look good.

As I said before, with our pot holed roads it makes more sense to have regular tyres. It seems many regular vw...
Forum: General Discussion 21-03-2015, 10:04
Replies: 394
Views: 17,084
Posted By David (2)
I gave up on low profile tyres in about 2008....

I gave up on low profile tyres in about 2008. Simply that with the bad roads (pot holes etc) we have it takes very little to get a puncture.

A car battery in good condition on a car with its...
Forum: General Discussion 20-03-2015, 20:20
Replies: 105
Views: 3,469
Posted By David (2)
David ike on wogan... But he makes a lot of money...

David ike on wogan...
But he makes a lot of money now tho......


Tbh, while humans have progressed since ancient times (I don't just mean in terms of our science and technology), we still have some...
Forum: General Discussion 20-03-2015, 17:44
Replies: 394
Views: 17,084
Posted By David (2)
Bad points on my vw (and the previous vw I had)...

Bad points on my vw (and the previous vw I had) is, power is still going to the 12v power outlets even with the engine off + key removed. If you did leave anything connected you could run the battery...
Forum: General Discussion 20-03-2015, 17:39
Replies: 394
Views: 17,084
Posted By David (2)
Seats (at least the sporty ones) always seem to...

Seats (at least the sporty ones) always seem to have a rock hard ride. 1 of my friends some years ago had a 1.8 turbo petrol which was very fast, but the ride was so hard on elastic band tyres I...
Forum: General Discussion 20-03-2015, 17:27
Replies: 394
Views: 17,084
Posted By David (2)
Problem is with that theory, not everyone will...

Problem is with that theory, not everyone will use normal anticipation to have the car back in gear, engine restarted,ready to go. I know I would struggle to do it, all i do is just move my foot from...
Forum: General Discussion 20-03-2015, 17:14
Replies: 28
Views: 972
Posted By David (2)
Strange thing with ee/orange, over the phone...

Strange thing with ee/orange, over the phone their broadband support is very good in my experience, hard to fault it. But the staff in their shops don't want to know, all they want is to shift phones.
Forum: Advice 20-03-2015, 17:10
Replies: 69
Views: 4,629
Posted By David (2)
Maybe get the electricity moved onto a pay & go...

Maybe get the electricity moved onto a pay & go type meter, the sort where u have to top up a key card and then use the electricity. Under current laws it's a bit more expensive (the gov is looking...
Forum: Advice 20-03-2015, 11:54
Replies: 61
Views: 4,086
Posted By David (2)
I have several as well. I actually get somewhat...

I have several as well. I actually get somewhat frustrated that one account doesn't do everything or if it does, doesn't do it very well.
So my regular account into which my wages are paid has no...
Forum: Advice 20-03-2015, 11:45
Replies: 69
Views: 4,629
Posted By David (2)
On a very specific issue, I would not opt for...

On a very specific issue,
I would not opt for combined broadband/tv/phone type bundles in the op situation. Depending on the small print in the t&c you might not be able to drop specific parts of a...
Forum: General Discussion 19-03-2015, 23:52
Replies: 28
Views: 972
Posted By David (2)
What everyone has said is right, But they may try...

What everyone has said is right,
But they may try & get out of it, with excuses such as "they are all like that-it's normal", & "see if there's a software patch" & "do a full reset", just to get you...
Forum: Politics 19-03-2015, 19:04
Replies: 4,077
Views: 168,262
Posted By David (2)
So recently, North Korea in friendship deal with...

So recently,
North Korea in friendship deal with russia. NK has 90% of its 11billion debt wiped away by russia. NK leader may visit Russia soon. Military options; NK may host russian missiles on its...
Forum: Advice 19-03-2015, 18:38
Replies: 6
Views: 945
Posted By David (2)
Obviously driving an automatic is easier (and...

Obviously driving an automatic is easier (and less stressful IMO - I have owned both over the years). Thus, learning should be quicker too. But clearly on this point there is more to driving than...
Forum: General Discussion 19-03-2015, 15:31
Replies: 76
Views: 2,677
Posted By David (2)
It was really slow a mins ago, progress bar just...

It was really slow a mins ago, progress bar just stops for a time.
Now I have logged in, it has got faster.

Ipad.
Forum: Advice 19-03-2015, 15:28
Replies: 23
Views: 1,078
Posted By David (2)
Dvd/bluray lasers in the machine can go faulty in...

Dvd/bluray lasers in the machine can go faulty in some cases.
I have seen "dvd lens cleaners" but never used one so don't know if they help or not.
Forum: General Discussion 17-03-2015, 00:02
Replies: 56
Views: 1,322
Posted By David (2)
The fact that my current car is automatic is a...

The fact that my current car is automatic is a big plus point for me.
It's also quite economical as well (60mpg at 60mph on regular unleaded), it doesn't cost very much to get to places.
AirCon is...
Forum: General Discussion 16-03-2015, 12:11
Replies: 15
Views: 670
Posted By David (2)
We did have analogue pocket tv's, the one I had...

We did have analogue pocket tv's, the one I had was made by Casio.
But to be fair, these never worked very well. Their reception of the signal is highly variable. Walking room to room at home could...
Forum: General Discussion 16-03-2015, 12:03
Replies: 56
Views: 1,322
Posted By David (2)
Not having to plan things around a bus time...

Not having to plan things around a bus time table.

Being able to go places where there is no bus route.

Driving on the open road especially round the twisty roads.

It's my own space, I listen to...
Forum: General Discussion 16-03-2015, 11:15
Replies: 1,127
Views: 42,012
Posted By David (2)
What happens to the energy that passes along our...

What happens to the energy that passes along our nervous system and is present in our brains when our body switch off. Nothing absolutely disappears, so what happens to it.
Forum: General Discussion 15-03-2015, 22:43
Replies: 81
Views: 2,043
Posted By David (2)
ISS also uses multiple gyroscopes spinning to...

ISS also uses multiple gyroscopes spinning to help maintain orbit.
Many satellites such as those used for tv have tiny rocket motors to maintain and adjust position - these can be powerfull enough to...
Forum: Radio 15-03-2015, 22:28
Replies: 121
Views: 4,914
Posted By David (2)
Radio 1 took a long time to transfer to fm from...

Radio 1 took a long time to transfer to fm from what I remember.
R1 on mw was terrible around here. Get the radio in just the right spot but 2mins later the sound would go garbled again. Reposition...
Forum: General Discussion 15-03-2015, 22:19
Replies: 1,127
Views: 42,012
Posted By David (2)
Yea, that's the Classic non religious modern text...

Yea, that's the Classic non religious modern text book (western) standard.
The thing is many of my age group were taught not to simply follow or believe what you are told.
I keep an open mind.
Simple...
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