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Forum: Advice Today, 14:03
Replies: 38
Views: 1,751
Posted By mike1948
For another house I used a quote from Safestyle...

For another house I used a quote from Safestyle to get a cheaper offer from a local trader. Safestyle did the usual "I'll have to phone my boss to see if he can drop the price a bit.''
Forum: Advice Yesterday, 22:59
Replies: 38
Views: 1,751
Posted By mike1948
It was 25 years ago, so the price is not really...

It was 25 years ago, so the price is not really relevant now. I think it was about 5k for a large window/door where there could have been a patio window, a similar large window at the front of the...
Forum: Advice Yesterday, 21:43
Replies: 38
Views: 1,751
Posted By mike1948
I had Everest to fit my DG. The salesman came to...

I had Everest to fit my DG. The salesman came to my house at about 7pm and did not leave until 11pm. I was totally fed-up and could not face another ordeal like that, so signed up.

Do not allow the...
Forum: Politics 10-09-2014, 11:49
Replies: 79
Views: 2,413
Posted By mike1948
There are plenty of illegal immigrants in the...

There are plenty of illegal immigrants in the country already who seem to get by somehow.
Forum: Politics 10-09-2014, 11:35
Replies: 79
Views: 2,413
Posted By mike1948
Well, wherever the border is. The point still...

Well, wherever the border is. The point still applies.
Forum: Politics 10-09-2014, 11:19
Replies: 79
Views: 2,413
Posted By mike1948
If, as seems likely, Scotland votes for...

If, as seems likely, Scotland votes for independence and in possibly three years' time the rest of the UK then decides to leave the EU, border posts and security checks will be essential.

The reason...
Forum: Politics 07-09-2014, 14:14
Replies: 36
Views: 1,229
Posted By mike1948
Further to what I wrote above, surely the push to...

Further to what I wrote above, surely the push to exit the EU is mainly but not exclusively over immigration. If Scotland remains a member but the rest of the UK votes to exit the EU, there would be...
Forum: Politics 07-09-2014, 10:57
Replies: 36
Views: 1,229
Posted By mike1948
If England voted to leave the EU and an...

If England voted to leave the EU and an independent Scotland remained a member, it would be quite conceivable for there to be border guards and passport checks between Scotland and England. This...
Forum: Showbiz 03-09-2014, 18:57
Replies: 187
Views: 26,711
Posted By mike1948
By the same token, you must think it is...

By the same token, you must think it is acceptable for Amazon and many other businesses to locate themselves in low tax jurisdictions while doing a lot of business in the UK. The tax these businesses...
Forum: General Discussion 01-09-2014, 19:42
Replies: 2,321
Views: 68,129
Posted By mike1948
A British doctor with experience of the condition...

A British doctor with experience of the condition the boy has said on TV that proton beam therapy is not suitable for every case.

I think this case shows the danger of the internet. The parents...
Forum: Freeview 22-08-2014, 13:42
Replies: 206
Views: 25,085
Posted By mike1948
I am getting thoroughly fed-up with the contant...

I am getting thoroughly fed-up with the contant need to press the yellow button to remove the msg about retuning. Surely there is only a need to inform viewers a day or two before it is necessary.
Forum: Broadcasting 04-08-2014, 10:23
Replies: 352
Views: 32,285
Posted By mike1948
Thank God this overblown affair is over for...

Thank God this overblown affair is over for another four years.
Forum: Broadcasting 20-07-2014, 21:39
Replies: 63
Views: 4,464
Posted By mike1948
When Sky Sports News is shut behind a paywall, I...

When Sky Sports News is shut behind a paywall, I cannot understand why Sky News devotes so much time to sports coverage. I woiuld have thought that they would want people to cough up for SSN and the...
Forum: Broadcasting 20-07-2014, 21:25
Replies: 305
Views: 18,338
Posted By mike1948
Because with the Germans, French, Russian,...

Because with the Germans, French, Russian, Americans, Italians, and Chinese not taking part, the UK stands a chance of winning more medals than in the OIympics.
Forum: Broadcasting 20-07-2014, 19:34
Replies: 2,559
Views: 164,882
Posted By mike1948
The good ITV sitcoms were in the 1970s such as...

The good ITV sitcoms were in the 1970s such as George and Mildred, Bless This House and Rising Damp. However, I think the BBC's truly excellent sitcoms Dad's Army, Fawlty Towers and the Good Life,...
Forum: Broadcasting 28-06-2014, 11:40
Replies: 650
Views: 66,623
Posted By mike1948
How many days is she doing? If it is five it is...

How many days is she doing? If it is five it is hardly surprising she is tired. She is a single parent of three, I believe, so after she gets home the work starts in earnest again. She must have a...
Forum: Broadcasting 27-06-2014, 15:29
Replies: 182
Views: 10,096
Posted By mike1948
It would not be surprising if BBC journalists...

It would not be surprising if BBC journalists vote for strike action after the announcement of the job cuts.
Forum: Broadcasting 26-06-2014, 22:19
Replies: 104
Views: 6,643
Posted By mike1948
Interesting piece...

Interesting piece here:

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/culture/tvandradio/bbc/10929289/Newsnight-is-made-by-13-year-olds-says-Jeremy-Paxman.html
Forum: Broadcasting 23-06-2014, 08:29
Replies: 182
Views: 10,096
Posted By mike1948
I am pretty sure that the BBC has a rule about...

I am pretty sure that the BBC has a rule about couples not working together.
Forum: Broadcasting 20-06-2014, 10:06
Replies: 182
Views: 10,096
Posted By mike1948
ITV News - ITN is the company - wins plenty of...

ITV News - ITN is the company - wins plenty of industry awards. To say it is in decline is clearly not true. ITV cannot walk away from the requirement to have national and international news.
Forum: Broadcasting 07-06-2014, 20:24
Replies: 60
Views: 4,587
Posted By mike1948
I bet the Express and Star will lose interest in...

I bet the Express and Star will lose interest in everything on C5 after the sale! BB will no longer get saturation coverage.
Forum: Broadcasting 07-06-2014, 20:08
Replies: 60
Views: 4,587
Posted By mike1948
Channel 5 is no longer owned by Express...

Channel 5 is no longer owned by Express proprietor Richard Desmond. He sold it recently to the US group...
Forum: Broadcasting 30-04-2014, 19:54
Replies: 650
Views: 66,623
Posted By mike1948
Whether you are interested in the royals or not,...

Whether you are interested in the royals or not, it is impossible to deny that what they do is not newsworthy.

I am not particularly interested in over-paid men kicking bags of wind around but I...
Forum: Broadcasting 30-04-2014, 19:46
Replies: 104
Views: 6,643
Posted By mike1948
He cannot need the money. I wish some of the...

He cannot need the money. I wish some of the other old stagers would step down as well and give younger people a chance. John Humphrys springs to mind and there are others.
Forum: Broadcasting 30-04-2014, 07:28
Replies: 650
Views: 66,623
Posted By mike1948
She does the Postcode Lottery ad that is aired to...

She does the Postcode Lottery ad that is aired to death on Sky News. I have to mute the sound to avoid her or, better, turn off the TV. Dreadful.
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