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Forum: Advice Today, 15:38
Replies: 17
Views: 355
Posted By Nigel Goodwin
Don't do it - don't just be a sheep, make your...

Don't do it - don't just be a sheep, make your own mind up.

It seems a particularly stupid craze.
Forum: Sky Today, 15:34
Replies: 10
Views: 309
Posted By Nigel Goodwin
To be fair I have seen a number of new builds...

To be fair I have seen a number of new builds where they actually fit a socket in the loft (but not all by any means).
Forum: Technical Today, 15:33
Replies: 25
Views: 941
Posted By Nigel Goodwin
It's already perfectly clear what the problem is...

It's already perfectly clear what the problem is - with the old Sky box it worked, with a new WiFi one it doesn't - it's an EXTREMELY common problem, cured by the Triax with PSU.
Forum: Technical Today, 15:31
Replies: 25
Views: 941
Posted By Nigel Goodwin
This one, which as I mentioned restores the...

This one, which as I mentioned restores the original functionality of the Sky...
Forum: Sky Today, 15:26
Replies: 10
Views: 309
Posted By Nigel Goodwin
And if you're REALLY lucky they will have had the...

And if you're REALLY lucky they will have had the foresight to fit a power socket for plugging a loft box in :D
Forum: Sky Today, 12:48
Replies: 10
Views: 309
Posted By Nigel Goodwin
Builders and aerial systems don't go together...

Builders and aerial systems don't go together :D

It would be rare for a new build to be connected correctly, and often it's just bare wires sticking up in the loft.
Forum: Sky Today, 12:46
Replies: 8
Views: 464
Posted By Nigel Goodwin
Presumably Sky would expect to pay LESS, if...

Presumably Sky would expect to pay LESS, if Scotland wasn't included :D

But again,it's not going to make the slightest difference - if it even happens at all.
Forum: General Discussion Today, 09:34
Replies: 90
Views: 1,938
Posted By Nigel Goodwin
I did both :D - Karate is classed as an...

I did both :D - Karate is classed as an 'offensive' art because of it's fighting stance - in Karate from ready stance to fighting stance you step forward (an offensive move), in Ju Jitsu you step...
Forum: TV and Home Entertainment Technology Today, 09:27
Replies: 15
Views: 774
Posted By Nigel Goodwin
Obviously not - his inability to communicate...

Obviously not - his inability to communicate accurately and intelligibly would preclude him from gaining a PhD place :p

His technique of 'just making things up' might be fine for tabloid journalism,...
Forum: Freeview Today, 09:22
Replies: 4
Views: 361
Posted By Nigel Goodwin
Sorry, but what are you on about? - I don't think...

Sorry, but what are you on about? - I don't think there have ever been any non-directional indoor aerials?.
Forum: Sky Today, 09:18
Replies: 8
Views: 464
Posted By Nigel Goodwin
Silly question - as there will be NO changes...

Silly question - as there will be NO changes whatsoever - the copyright holders sell programmes based geographically on the British Isles, not any random political scheme.
Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 19:42
Replies: 90
Views: 1,938
Posted By Nigel Goodwin
So you don't think cars should have seat belts...

So you don't think cars should have seat belts and air bags either?.

Learning how to defend yourself is similar to those, something you hope you never need, but nice to know they are there :D

Self...
Forum: Freesat Yesterday, 19:28
Replies: 4
Views: 256
Posted By Nigel Goodwin
All boxes have settings for the aspect ratio -...

All boxes have settings for the aspect ratio - including your Sky box - if the players looked to tall you probably had the box set wrongly, or your TV set wrongly (or both).

I'm rather puzzled...
Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 17:09
Replies: 47
Views: 1,947
Posted By Nigel Goodwin
They don't leave ANY messages, at the time we...

They don't leave ANY messages, at the time we were simply waiting to hear details of urgent appointments, so nothing confidential or worrying at all.



If we were in we answered any withheld calls...
Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 17:04
Replies: 7
Views: 471
Posted By Nigel Goodwin
I suggest you try reading the SOGA or talk to...

I suggest you try reading the SOGA or talk to Trading Standards, the 'law' says no such thing :D

However, it DOES say a warranty repair must be done in a 'reasonable time', and this time is defined...
Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 16:59
Replies: 90
Views: 1,938
Posted By Nigel Goodwin
Most people avoid violence, but when it's needed...

Most people avoid violence, but when it's needed you need to be ready - like the Policeman near the top of this thread I also have had no fights since doing (and teaching) martial arts. But I did Ju...
Forum: TV and Home Entertainment Technology Yesterday, 16:44
Replies: 15
Views: 774
Posted By Nigel Goodwin
Yes, but he's still spouting the same old lies :D

Yes, but he's still spouting the same old lies :D
Forum: TV and Home Entertainment Technology Yesterday, 16:43
Replies: 52
Views: 2,306
Posted By Nigel Goodwin
I agree with Graham, and fail to see the...

I agree with Graham, and fail to see the slightest relevance to your comment? - nor what a retired broadcast engineer would even know about television sets - it's entirely outside a broadcast...
Forum: Freesat 27-08-2014, 14:28
Replies: 24
Views: 829
Posted By Nigel Goodwin
I couldn't remember who they were! :D

I couldn't remember who they were! :D
Forum: Sky 27-08-2014, 14:27
Replies: 2
Views: 275
Posted By Nigel Goodwin
Does the on-line service list a code for that...

Does the on-line service list a code for that model? - assuming it does?, then you might try the codes either side of it, in my experience it's quite common for the codes to be one step out on the...
Forum: Advice 27-08-2014, 13:27
Replies: 41
Views: 2,836
Posted By Nigel Goodwin
Does anyone watch University Challenge? - there...

Does anyone watch University Challenge? - there are VERY often older students in that competition - I think this week the average age of the teams was 27/28 years old?, and that's not unusually high.
Forum: General Discussion 27-08-2014, 13:20
Replies: 47
Views: 1,947
Posted By Nigel Goodwin
I can't comment on your GP, but Hospital's don't...

I can't comment on your GP, but Hospital's don't leave messages on answer phones - as I found out after I specifically bought an answer phone as my wife was awaiting various important calls from the...
Forum: Sky 27-08-2014, 13:09
Replies: 92
Views: 10,866
Posted By Nigel Goodwin
So should repeating the same stupid question...

So should repeating the same stupid question endlessly :D

Do you repeatedly ask for next weeks lottery numbers as well :p
Forum: Freesat 27-08-2014, 12:56
Replies: 24
Views: 829
Posted By Nigel Goodwin
Most of those weren't refurb boxes at all, it was...

Most of those weren't refurb boxes at all, it was a few rogue Sky installers collecting intermittent boxes from one customer, and taking them to another :D

There were also a few problems with the...
Forum: General Discussion 27-08-2014, 09:13
Replies: 47
Views: 1,947
Posted By Nigel Goodwin
Likewise, just check the CLI and then let the...

Likewise, just check the CLI and then let the answer phone take it - you find that they NEVER leave a message :D
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