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Forum: General Discussion 24-11-2013, 00:35
Replies: 74
Views: 3,415
Posted By lionelmorton
I think it started out as a complaint about a...

I think it started out as a complaint about a postman which logically lead to discussion of alternative methods of delivery
Forum: TiVo 23-11-2013, 23:14
Replies: 147
Views: 20,031
Posted By lionelmorton
I assumed it was an HD issue . But I watched a...

I assumed it was an HD issue .
But I watched a bit of Dr Who in 3D tonight and with DD switched on and there were no lipsynch problems.
Really is annoying on C4HD
Forum: Movies 23-11-2013, 22:59
Replies: 28
Views: 3,510
Posted By lionelmorton
I wouldn't call StudioCanal an Indie like they...

I wouldn't call StudioCanal an Indie like they may have been 20 years ago.

They purchased Thorn EMI many years ago and own the rights to hundreds of British films from smaller studios like British...
Forum: General Discussion 23-11-2013, 22:46
Replies: 74
Views: 3,415
Posted By lionelmorton
For Pugamo - its worth pointing out that Amazon...

For Pugamo - its worth pointing out that Amazon deliver on sundays now too . With Amazon Prime you can get deliveries on saturdays and sundays too so you have no excuse . It costs of course but if...
Forum: General Discussion 23-11-2013, 22:42
Replies: 29
Views: 2,319
Posted By lionelmorton
I'm fairly local too but they still can't get...

I'm fairly local too but they still can't get some Prime deliveries to me by 1pm.
Sold my massive Harry Potter Wizards Collection for 250 the other day so I replaced it with the 27 Bluray...
Forum: General Discussion 23-11-2013, 22:05
Replies: 74
Views: 3,415
Posted By lionelmorton
To be fair to Pugamo - we are talking about...

To be fair to Pugamo - we are talking about people being in for deliveries so apart from shift workers which has already been mentioned , none of your other groups would be a problem
Forum: General Discussion 23-11-2013, 22:00
Replies: 74
Views: 3,415
Posted By lionelmorton
Only to you. More than ever with online...

Only to you.
More than ever with online deliveries it is quite simply impossible to do timed deliveries and keep prices low.

You can easily get a door to door service but the postage could be 30+...
Forum: General Discussion 23-11-2013, 21:58
Replies: 74
Views: 3,415
Posted By lionelmorton
Amazon's Next Day delivery service costs quite a...

Amazon's Next Day delivery service costs quite a lot but even that is delivery by 1pm .
How would Pugamo cope with that one ?
Forum: General Discussion 23-11-2013, 21:57
Replies: 74
Views: 3,415
Posted By lionelmorton
I don't want to be rude but you really are...

I don't want to be rude but you really are delusional.
Imagine working in a 30 hour radius and having to travel from one edge of the area to another 30-40 times in one day simply to accomodate people...
Forum: General Discussion 23-11-2013, 21:51
Replies: 74
Views: 3,415
Posted By lionelmorton
Nobody has said its selfish to expect good...

Nobody has said its selfish to expect good service.
It is selfish to expect delivery services to revolve around your work schedule only .
If you want goods delivered at a specific time then you need...
Forum: General Discussion 23-11-2013, 21:45
Replies: 74
Views: 3,415
Posted By lionelmorton
Every delivery company offers a one off...

Every delivery company offers a one off re-delivery for free which means it costs them money.
Do you really think that if a system was there for them to deliver more packages that they wouldn't take...
Forum: General Discussion 23-11-2013, 21:41
Replies: 74
Views: 3,415
Posted By lionelmorton
Couriers have dozens of items to do during the...

Couriers have dozens of items to do during the day.
Enabling customers to choose a window could mean them travelling back and forth for literally hundreds of extra miles.
DPD are useful in that after...
Forum: General Discussion 23-11-2013, 21:36
Replies: 74
Views: 3,415
Posted By lionelmorton
That's Collect + . It is a useful idea and I use...

That's Collect + . It is a useful idea and I use it frequently when I send items as I don't need to waste time at the Post Office ( and its often cheaper too).
But if you are receiving items it...
Forum: General Discussion 23-11-2013, 21:34
Replies: 74
Views: 3,415
Posted By lionelmorton
No courier depots only open 9-5. Most will be...

No courier depots only open 9-5.
Most will be open by 7 or 8am and most will be open until 7pm at least .
They're clearly not going to only open the exact same hours that they can't deliver to your...
Forum: General Discussion 23-11-2013, 21:29
Replies: 74
Views: 3,415
Posted By lionelmorton
I don't think it offends anyone - its just such a...

I don't think it offends anyone - its just such a ludicrously outdated view to think that most people work 9-5 and of those that do work 9-5 you seem to think they can all get home before 6pm.

I...
Forum: General Discussion 23-11-2013, 21:20
Replies: 74
Views: 3,415
Posted By lionelmorton
Its hard to see how someone could post the above...

Its hard to see how someone could post the above with a straight face and not realise how blinkered it makes them look.
You really think working 10-6 to accommodate your working hours would make any...
Forum: General Discussion 23-11-2013, 21:17
Replies: 74
Views: 3,415
Posted By lionelmorton
The days of everybody working 9-5 died out some...

The days of everybody working 9-5 died out some decades ago.
There are plenty of people who work shifts like 6-2 , 2-10 etc .
So whenever they deliver they will always miss someone but how nice of...
Forum: TiVo 23-11-2013, 17:58
Replies: 165
Views: 17,514
Posted By lionelmorton
The left key always takes you back to the...

The left key always takes you back to the previous page . It sounds like you are new to Tivo .
Yes it does seem awkward and different compared to V+ and Sky+ but anything with so many user selected...
Forum: General Discussion 23-11-2013, 12:59
Replies: 29
Views: 2,319
Posted By lionelmorton
In the box where you see the sellers name with...

In the box where you see the sellers name with the item it tells you where the item is coming from . If its not the UK then don't buy it . But overseas items don't always take too long
Forum: General Discussion 22-11-2013, 22:44
Replies: 144
Views: 7,987
Posted By lionelmorton
Indeed. Its good that most of the classic...

Indeed.
Its good that most of the classic animation releases in the US are aimed at adults so include the uncut versions albeit with stupid PC notices telling us how it was so bad to show this even...
Forum: Movies 22-11-2013, 21:35
Replies: 28
Views: 3,510
Posted By lionelmorton
I've not looked but Audie Murphy might even be...

I've not looked but Audie Murphy might even be too obscure for R1.
I don't have cut films - regardless of the reason for the cuts.
If a film is cut I wait until I can get it uncut .
Soldier Blue is...
Forum: TV Shows: US 22-11-2013, 21:27
Replies: 231
Views: 24,625
Posted By lionelmorton
Your memory must be as bad as mine then. The...

Your memory must be as bad as mine then.
The Leonard Nimoy one that was on ITV only a week or two ago rather clumsily shows Nimoy on the phone as Columbo enters the room so even as a viewer you know...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 22-11-2013, 21:06
Replies: 47
Views: 2,951
Posted By lionelmorton
There is a dvd available that carries scans of...

There is a dvd available that carries scans of all the Xmas editions of TV TImes and its great.
There is a Radio Times disc too not listed at the moment

TV Times one available here...
Forum: Broadcasting 22-11-2013, 20:49
Replies: 140
Views: 8,775
Posted By lionelmorton
Bit of a stupid statement really. You could say...

Bit of a stupid statement really.
You could say the same about anything from cycling to golf to any other sport they carry.
Some are more important than others.
If Sky lost something like golf or...
Forum: Broadcasting 22-11-2013, 20:32
Replies: 376
Views: 18,744
Posted By lionelmorton
This is where it all falls down. Savile's alleged...

This is where it all falls down.
Savile's alleged crimes began in the late 50's apparently so assuming he has 200 victims one would assume he continued committing crimes throughout the 60's . This...
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