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Forum: General Discussion 28-05-2015, 19:44
Replies: 152
Views: 3,990
Posted By Ted Cunterblast
Work. Always. Regardless of the difference in...

Work. Always.

Regardless of the difference in money...ie if you may get the same on benefits as working and think why bother working?

Why?

Well...follow that concept to its logical conclusion and...
Forum: Movies 28-12-2010, 16:48
Replies: 6
Views: 984
Posted By Ted Cunterblast
I remember this one well...in fact, when...

I remember this one well...in fact, when Inception was first announced, I pointed out the similarity in the stories, the idea of going inside someones dreams, manipulating the environment and...
Forum: General Discussion 28-12-2010, 11:13
Replies: 30
Views: 1,297
Posted By Ted Cunterblast
Who on earth leaves broken light bulbs lying...

Who on earth leaves broken light bulbs lying around anyway???
Forum: Movies 28-12-2010, 11:09
Replies: 5
Views: 526
Posted By Ted Cunterblast
A very good film, with a few reservations... As...

A very good film, with a few reservations...

As already said, it is 'based on' real life events. It was highly dramatised and bore very little relation to what actually happened.

Some of the...
Forum: Tablets and e-Readers 28-12-2010, 09:45
Replies: 29
Views: 2,829
Posted By Ted Cunterblast
Another annoyance...as good as the video quality...

Another annoyance...as good as the video quality is, there is no zoom facility...?

You can zoom on the camera only, not on video.

Bizarre...
Forum: Movies 28-12-2010, 09:27
Replies: 103
Views: 7,797
Posted By Ted Cunterblast
No, you're thinking of The Final Countdown. Not a...

No, you're thinking of The Final Countdown. Not a bad movie.

The Philadelphia Experiment is a movie about a supposedley true experiment taken place in 1941, to test a new type of radar on a...
Forum: General Discussion 27-12-2010, 19:46
Replies: 37
Views: 2,657
Posted By Ted Cunterblast
Mmm...todays holiday would technically be a...

Mmm...todays holiday would technically be a public holiday in lieu of Christmas Day, as Christmas Day actually fell on a Saturday this year...same as tommorow being a day in lieu of Boxing day...
Forum: General Discussion 27-12-2010, 17:25
Replies: 44
Views: 1,927
Posted By Ted Cunterblast
Can't help feeling there are some people that...

Can't help feeling there are some people that spend far too much time watching cop shows on tv, and therefore expect everything to be wrapped up neatly within an hour...
Forum: Movies 27-12-2010, 16:40
Replies: 112
Views: 5,926
Posted By Ted Cunterblast
It's certainly NOT the best film ever made, but...

It's certainly NOT the best film ever made, but neither is it the worst by any means.

Film's like this, popular, family orientated movies that create a huge hype when they are released seem to...
Forum: Tablets and e-Readers 26-12-2010, 17:27
Replies: 29
Views: 2,829
Posted By Ted Cunterblast
Anyone else bothered with the headphone socket...

Anyone else bothered with the headphone socket being at the bottom of the unit?

At home and work I plug my ipod into a basic charging dock, as I would normally plug an audio cable into my home...
Forum: General Discussion 26-12-2010, 14:28
Replies: 177
Views: 9,950
Posted By Ted Cunterblast
Ipod Touch (pretty good, but getting a wi fi...

Ipod Touch (pretty good, but getting a wi fi signal is easier said than done).

Shaving razor - a very expensive one, actually, one of those that has it's own little pod that cleans and charges it....
Forum: General Discussion 25-12-2010, 16:33
Replies: 11
Views: 1,119
Posted By Ted Cunterblast
??? I paid for a subscription for BT Openzone,...

???

I paid for a subscription for BT Openzone, to enable me to use my laptop wirelessly. I was emailed a username and password. I tried connecting remotely, and got the aforementioned error.
...
Forum: General Discussion 25-12-2010, 16:24
Replies: 11
Views: 1,119
Posted By Ted Cunterblast
Actually, the guy I spoke to was English. To be...

Actually, the guy I spoke to was English. To be honest, after that first call I decided I did not want to spend a considerable portion of christmas day on the phone trying to sort out a technical...
Forum: Tablets and e-Readers 25-12-2010, 16:13
Replies: 7
Views: 1,368
Posted By Ted Cunterblast
Admittedley I am probably a little naive here,...

Admittedley I am probably a little naive here, never having done this before. I kind of figured you could probably not just latch onto someone elses connection.

But the process of actually setting...
Forum: General Discussion 25-12-2010, 14:13
Replies: 11
Views: 1,119
Posted By Ted Cunterblast
BT Broadband support...unbelievably bad customer service!

I recently set up a wireless network with bt, but when trying to connect for the first time with the given login and password it gave an error message and code.

So this morning I called the support...
Forum: Tablets and e-Readers 25-12-2010, 11:55
Replies: 7
Views: 1,368
Posted By Ted Cunterblast
IPOD Touch wi fi connection problems.

Picked up an Ipod Touch yesterday, and have been trying to get a wi fi connection with no success since.

Wi fi is enabled, but it only give a couple of networks which are password protected.
...
Forum: General Discussion 19-12-2010, 14:33
Replies: 86
Views: 4,391
Posted By Ted Cunterblast
Another ticket agency story... On a...

Another ticket agency story...

On a particularly busy day where waiting times were fairly high, I took one call where a guy said

Man 'This-is-a-recorded-message....
Forum: General Discussion 19-12-2010, 14:27
Replies: 86
Views: 4,391
Posted By Ted Cunterblast
Another one is the people who claim they have...

Another one is the people who claim they have been on hold for 45 minutes, yet you can see that your longest call holding is 7 minutes.

When you challenge them on it you find out that they have...
Forum: General Discussion 19-12-2010, 12:51
Replies: 86
Views: 4,391
Posted By Ted Cunterblast
It is no more...it has ceased to be...it is an...

It is no more...it has ceased to be...it is an ex-parr....ok, ok...I'll get me coat. :p
Forum: General Discussion 19-12-2010, 12:33
Replies: 86
Views: 4,391
Posted By Ted Cunterblast
Another one... A very frail sounding elderly...

Another one...

A very frail sounding elderly gentleman was booking tickets, and was in the middle of giving me his credit card number...

Man '56321452...oooohhhhhh...*thud*'

Me 'Hello? Hello?...
Forum: General Discussion 19-12-2010, 12:25
Replies: 86
Views: 4,391
Posted By Ted Cunterblast
Another true story from my days at the same...

Another true story from my days at the same ticket agency -

Guy calls up one day and books tickets for a show, he starts giving me his credit card number...

Man 'Yes, it's...
Forum: General Discussion 19-12-2010, 12:18
Replies: 86
Views: 4,391
Posted By Ted Cunterblast
You would have thought that is something he would...

You would have thought that is something he would have told you at the beginning...it's not fair that YOU should feel embarassed, how on earth are you supposed to know?

I had a similar case years...
Forum: Movies 18-12-2010, 13:21
Replies: 117
Views: 7,490
Posted By Ted Cunterblast
What I find annoying about some of the comments...

What I find annoying about some of the comments here are from those people who seem to want their movies cut and dried, every little thing explained, resolved and a definite ending which closes the...
Forum: General Discussion 18-12-2010, 11:19
Replies: 92
Views: 3,626
Posted By Ted Cunterblast
Oh, teffific...then I guess we should all be...

Oh, teffific...then I guess we should all be careful walking down country lanes and in woodland etc, in case we should get hit by stray buckshot from farmer's guns, eh?
Forum: General Discussion 18-12-2010, 09:39
Replies: 92
Views: 3,626
Posted By Ted Cunterblast
There's an other glaring inconsistency to this...

There's an other glaring inconsistency to this farmers story - even if he does claim he was convinced he could see the fox he was aiming at...then why could he also not see the two grown men?
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