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Forum: Advice 28-07-2015, 14:17
Replies: 10
Views: 1,108
Posted By grumpyoldbat
No because Apple don't price match, but if you...

No because Apple don't price match, but if you can show a legitimate lower price, you might be able to get John Lewis to price match it!
Forum: Mobile Phones 26-07-2015, 21:29
Replies: 2
Views: 585
Posted By grumpyoldbat
I don't have a leap, but I have a Classic and it...

I don't have a leap, but I have a Classic and it comes pre-loaded with the Amazon App Store. There are quite a few Android apps missing from the Amazon store. Apparently you can manually side-load...
Forum: Advice 22-07-2015, 12:46
Replies: 16
Views: 1,598
Posted By grumpyoldbat
When I left my last job, I was expected to give 8...

When I left my last job, I was expected to give 8 weeks notice, but I just discussed it with my employer and we agreed I could leave earlier (about 5 weeks). That gave time to handover everything,...
Forum: Mobile Phones 21-07-2015, 19:15
Replies: 886
Views: 101,677
Posted By grumpyoldbat
I'm sorry I was unclear there. What I meant is...

I'm sorry I was unclear there. What I meant is that Three have been woefully slow on their 4G rollout, but O2 still haven't managed to attain 3G in a lot of those places, and that's simply not good...
Forum: Mobile Phones 21-07-2015, 11:33
Replies: 886
Views: 101,677
Posted By grumpyoldbat
But, the question is WHY haven't they got to...

But, the question is WHY haven't they got to these areas yet. Three have been woefully slow in their roll-out of 4G, and yet they have managed it.

As I said, I was with O2 for a few years and I...
Forum: Mobile Phones 21-07-2015, 11:12
Replies: 886
Views: 101,677
Posted By grumpyoldbat
The problem for me is that their map says there's...

The problem for me is that their map says there's coverage where there isn't, and at work, where it claims to be H+ I'm getting less than 2 down. That's on supposedly 5 bars of signal.

My Three...
Forum: Mobile Phones 21-07-2015, 10:06
Replies: 886
Views: 101,677
Posted By grumpyoldbat
Thanks, but I've been to a few areas so far, and...

Thanks, but I've been to a few areas so far, and I've yet to see 4G once. The best I've seen is H+.
Forum: Mobile Phones 18-07-2015, 21:50
Replies: 886
Views: 101,677
Posted By grumpyoldbat
Work have just given me a phone. Got O2 service...

Work have just given me a phone. Got O2 service and a BB Classic, so 4G should be possible. At home, in an area fully covered by EE and Three 4G, O2 is giving me GPRS. This is why I left them as my...
Forum: Advice 17-07-2015, 13:05
Replies: 25
Views: 1,461
Posted By grumpyoldbat
I feel the same, Chicago Zoo was nice though and...

I feel the same, Chicago Zoo was nice though and the animals seemed happy.
Forum: Advice 15-07-2015, 13:30
Replies: 25
Views: 1,461
Posted By grumpyoldbat
Architecture tour on a boat through the centre of...

Architecture tour on a boat through the centre of the city - really interesting and gives you a load of history about the development of the city.

Visit Frank Lloyd Wright's house/studio and do a...
Forum: Mobile Phones 09-07-2015, 13:48
Replies: 1,236
Views: 57,605
Posted By grumpyoldbat
Don't Apple sales of everything traditionally...

Don't Apple sales of everything traditionally drop off over the Summer, and then pick up again in the Autumn/Xmas period? Apple Watches are expensive. I would have thought they might do better as...
Forum: Showbiz 17-06-2015, 18:10
Replies: 40
Views: 4,599
Posted By grumpyoldbat
Why would that have been better? Surely if you're...

Why would that have been better? Surely if you're going to bestow an honour on someone, it's nice if they're around to go up to Buckingham Palace to collect it, rather than have to send a friend or...
Forum: Advice 17-06-2015, 18:00
Replies: 87
Views: 3,891
Posted By grumpyoldbat
Make sure when you get insurance, you're covering...

Make sure when you get insurance, you're covering for public liability, so if a dog in your care were to get free and bite someone, you'd be covered.

Good luck with your business venture though, it...
Forum: Showbiz 17-06-2015, 10:06
Replies: 29
Views: 2,765
Posted By grumpyoldbat
It was failing without Clarkson. That's why it...

It was failing without Clarkson. That's why it got binned the first time. The new format was what saved it, and that was the baby of Andy Wilman and Jeremy Clarkson.
Forum: Showbiz 16-06-2015, 15:38
Replies: 40
Views: 4,599
Posted By grumpyoldbat
I completely agree that most people weren't aware...

I completely agree that most people weren't aware of him prior to the first full series of Sherlock. Likewise, I doubt the majority of people know Redmayne's work prior to Theory of Everything...
Forum: Advice 15-06-2015, 18:01
Replies: 40
Views: 2,886
Posted By grumpyoldbat
If there is an active telephone line at the...

If there is an active telephone line at the property already, then it's relatively quick. If a line has to be installed that will take time, and usually they will request that you wait 5 days after...
Forum: Advice 15-06-2015, 17:51
Replies: 13
Views: 1,165
Posted By grumpyoldbat
Not likely as Luton Airport station isn't an...

Not likely as Luton Airport station isn't an underground. It's on the Thameslink line and Oyster doesn't operate out that far. To get into central London from Luton Airport Parkway, simply buy a rail...
Forum: Showbiz 15-06-2015, 14:58
Replies: 40
Views: 4,599
Posted By grumpyoldbat
He has been working as a jobbing actor for more...

He has been working as a jobbing actor for more than 10 years. He was in 'Hawking' back in 2003, which is 12 years ago. He's also an active ambassador for the Motor Neurone Disease association and...
Forum: Mobile Phones 12-06-2015, 16:00
Replies: 351
Views: 33,939
Posted By grumpyoldbat
The coverage map and the accompanying info is...

The coverage map and the accompanying info is even more laughably wrong.

At home the info says there's no coverage, but the map shows there is, and in fact there's lovely speedy 4G.

At work the...
Forum: Advice 12-06-2015, 11:45
Replies: 22
Views: 1,909
Posted By grumpyoldbat
If you have an accountant for business, or will...

If you have an accountant for business, or will have one, they often offer these services as well, including using their address as a registered office, which is helpful if it's a single person...
Forum: Advice 08-06-2015, 14:32
Replies: 3
Views: 457
Posted By grumpyoldbat
Do you have accidental damage cover in your...

Do you have accidental damage cover in your household contents insurance? If you do, you don't need anything else.
Forum: Advice 07-06-2015, 16:37
Replies: 48
Views: 3,433
Posted By grumpyoldbat
Barcelona is a wonderful city for architecture,...

Barcelona is a wonderful city for architecture, culture, history and sightseeing, but I think it's not a great choice with a small child. I can't think of a single thing we saw or enjoyed there which...
Forum: Advice 05-06-2015, 10:40
Replies: 102
Views: 4,414
Posted By grumpyoldbat
OP, I've not had a Cartier, so I can't recommend...

OP, I've not had a Cartier, so I can't recommend those, but I do have a TAG Heuer and it's been very reliable and the service they provide has been excellent. My partner also has one. Why not have a...
Forum: Advice 05-06-2015, 10:34
Replies: 45
Views: 3,326
Posted By grumpyoldbat
I'd recommend John Lewis. I've bought a variety...

I'd recommend John Lewis. I've bought a variety of things from Dunelm and they tend to be a bit cheap and cheerful.

The towels I've had from John Lewis have been good quality, and stay thick and...
Forum: Tablets and e-Readers 04-06-2015, 11:05
Replies: 7
Views: 2,340
Posted By grumpyoldbat
Sounds like a cheap second hand iPad might be...

Sounds like a cheap second hand iPad might be more up their street (to meet the budget). That's about as simple as it gets.
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