DS Forums

 
 

Showing results 1 to 25 of 499
Search took 4.78 seconds.
Search: Key Word(s): ; Posts Made By: davidmcn
Forum: Advice Today, 12:09
Replies: 14
Views: 867
Posted By davidmcn
The OP's friend isn't in the UK. Bit odd that...

The OP's friend isn't in the UK. Bit odd that they haven't answered the question about what country the patient is actually in.
Forum: General Discussion Today, 09:49
Replies: 62
Views: 2,911
Posted By davidmcn
Not sure what you mean by "small print" (might be...

Not sure what you mean by "small print" (might be ironic for an optician...) - this condition is clearly stated e.g. on the main web page of the offer (http://www.specsavers.co.uk/offers/2-for-1).
Forum: General Discussion Today, 08:53
Replies: 21
Views: 522
Posted By davidmcn
I'm not that old, and I remember when "allow 28...

I'm not that old, and I remember when "allow 28 days for delivery" was the mantra for any mail order, even if it was coming from the next town. Now we're whinging about stuff from the other side of...
Forum: Politics Today, 08:44
Replies: 94
Views: 2,153
Posted By davidmcn
That doesn't mean they're "free" though, does it?...

That doesn't mean they're "free" though, does it? How much would we be losing by not selling them off?



As already pointed out, that isn't what happens under the current rules - hence the story....
Forum: Politics Today, 08:23
Replies: 94
Views: 2,153
Posted By davidmcn
Look at central London prices for property this...

Look at central London prices for property this size, add on the cost of redevelopment, plus the ongoing costs (would be a security nightmare for a start) - I don't see this being cheaper, except...
Forum: General Discussion 26-03-2015, 07:51
Replies: 112
Views: 4,932
Posted By davidmcn
Is it just me or is it now taking longer to...

Is it just me or is it now taking longer to render pages properly? Firefox seems to spend a while shuffling stuff around while it loads a page. Also not sure I like the initial low-res versions of...
Forum: Politics 23-03-2015, 20:38
Replies: 189
Views: 3,014
Posted By davidmcn
He used to work as an oil economist for RBS - but...

He used to work as an oil economist for RBS - but gave that up in 1987 when he was first elected as an MP.



Not aware of his wife having worked for a bank - and given she's now 77 years old, I...
Forum: Advice 21-03-2015, 15:45
Replies: 8
Views: 786
Posted By davidmcn
Probably one to ask on www.pepipoo.com...

Probably one to ask on www.pepipoo.com (http://www.pepipoo.com/), but if you did actually park it shouldn't take you a further minute to figure out that it was a loading bay. I presume you weren't...
Forum: Advice 19-03-2015, 12:05
Replies: 10
Views: 665
Posted By davidmcn
Time limit for making employment tribunal claims...

Time limit for making employment tribunal claims is three months from the date of dismissal, so you're rather late (even if you had a case).
Forum: Advice 18-03-2015, 22:11
Replies: 31
Views: 1,590
Posted By davidmcn
Maybe we should be taking somebody off JSA to...

Maybe we should be taking somebody off JSA to wash our dishes for us?
Forum: Politics 18-03-2015, 07:44
Replies: 29
Views: 954
Posted By davidmcn
I think most working people would expect to get...

I think most working people would expect to get their travel and accommodation costs covered if their employer wanted them to spend half their time working at the other end of the country. I don't...
Forum: Politics 17-03-2015, 22:40
Replies: 29
Views: 954
Posted By davidmcn
I don't know why the PM's salary keeps on being...

I don't know why the PM's salary keeps on being used as some sort of benchmark - it's not as if anybody aims to become Prime Minister (or First Minister) for the salary, plenty would be happy to...
Forum: Politics 16-03-2015, 08:19
Replies: 75
Views: 2,097
Posted By davidmcn
Yes, it was a purchase by her office of the thing...

Yes, it was a purchase by her office of the thing for her to take to the service, rather than a purely financial donation to a charity. Her office has chucked it into the expenses claim along with...
Forum: Politics 16-03-2015, 07:46
Replies: 75
Views: 2,097
Posted By davidmcn
I'm struggling to work up any outrage about...

I'm struggling to work up any outrage about legitimately-claimed office costs. Of course the stationery receipts will go into the expenses pile, I'm not sure what alternative policy people think...
Forum: Politics 15-03-2015, 19:58
Replies: 54
Views: 1,290
Posted By davidmcn
I also don't have a problem with this,...

I also don't have a problem with this, irrespective of party affiliations. It's an expense properly incurred in the course of their jobs as MPs, and one they simply wouldn't have had if they weren't...
Forum: Advice 13-03-2015, 22:55
Replies: 24
Views: 2,273
Posted By davidmcn
I'm not convinced EE know what they're doing - I...

I'm not convinced EE know what they're doing - I failed a check by them despite having a long and squeaky clean credit record (and several years as a PAYG customer with them!). Never had a problem...
Forum: Advice 13-03-2015, 18:46
Replies: 13
Views: 1,080
Posted By davidmcn
It's not to make it easier to drive your car onto...

It's not to make it easier to drive your car onto the pavement...

Parking or loading on the pavement in London is illegal (except where signposted to the contrary).
Forum: Advice 11-03-2015, 22:01
Replies: 6
Views: 793
Posted By davidmcn
It's an immigration requirement - you'll only do...

It's an immigration requirement - you'll only do it after you get off your international flight.
Forum: Politics 10-03-2015, 20:10
Replies: 10
Views: 337
Posted By davidmcn
And even if they do win, they'd still have to...

And even if they do win, they'd still have to extract the money from the defendant.
Forum: Politics 10-03-2015, 07:41
Replies: 42
Views: 1,052
Posted By davidmcn
I'm not convinced that the referendum "vow"...

I'm not convinced that the referendum "vow" changed a significant number of votes (has anyone seen evidence that it did?). If it's last minute then most people have made their minds up, postal votes...
Forum: Advice 06-03-2015, 21:48
Replies: 26
Views: 2,340
Posted By davidmcn
On what basis would they be liable? The only...

On what basis would they be liable? The only claim I can see is against the manufacturer.
Forum: Advice 05-03-2015, 20:41
Replies: 26
Views: 2,340
Posted By davidmcn
It's a product liability claim you have - some...

It's a product liability claim you have - some info here (http://www.leighday.co.uk/Illness-and-injury/Defective-products-and-consumer-goods-Defective-pr/Defective-Products---FAQs).
Forum: Advice 05-03-2015, 20:00
Replies: 17
Views: 1,529
Posted By davidmcn
I can't see that you would be, particularly as...

I can't see that you would be, particularly as you're also clarifying what your marital status is.

Try "homemaker" too.
Forum: Advice 05-03-2015, 08:05
Replies: 4
Views: 957
Posted By davidmcn
I don't think we can answer that without knowing...

I don't think we can answer that without knowing your credit history and the individual suppliers' policies. But if you're a home owner with no mortgage to pay, I would have thought you a reasonable...
Forum: General Discussion 03-03-2015, 08:19
Replies: 48
Views: 1,781
Posted By davidmcn
Parts of the Highlands are several hours from...

Parts of the Highlands are several hours from Inverness - they are remote. It's all about perspective.
Showing results 1 to 25 of 499

 
Forum Jump

All times are GMT. The time now is 23:56.