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Forum: Advice 13-02-2015, 20:16
Replies: 98
Views: 7,272
Posted By AhlS
When this happened to me, after waiting to be...

When this happened to me, after waiting to be sure they were stuck on red, I drove through.
As soon as I got home I rang the non-emergency police number to inform them of the problem lights, and...
Forum: TV Shows: US 12-02-2015, 23:33
Replies: 6
Views: 636
Posted By AhlS
I checked Digiguide, and series one will be shown...

I checked Digiguide, and series one will be shown on History channel every day from March 15 to 23.
Series 2 then starts on 24 March :)
I'm looking forward to this now, having really enjoyed series...
Forum: Advice 05-02-2015, 22:16
Replies: 234
Views: 9,835
Posted By AhlS
IHT is paid on the value of the estate (less the...

IHT is paid on the value of the estate (less the 325k threshold).
The remaining money after tax is then shared between the beneficiaries.

In this case this 5 children would get 146k each.

( (...
Forum: Politics 01-02-2015, 12:27
Replies: 144
Views: 4,831
Posted By AhlS
Thank you. The one week point is very relevant -...

Thank you. The one week point is very relevant - a shame this is missed out whenever I see people using folding towels as a kind of insult.
Even so, the fact the he had this experience is more than...
Forum: Politics 01-02-2015, 10:58
Replies: 144
Views: 4,831
Posted By AhlS
What an insightful response. It was a serious...

What an insightful response.
It was a serious question as the 'folding towels' criticism has been used thousands of times over the last few years, and I really do not understand why it is seen as a...
Forum: Politics 01-02-2015, 10:34
Replies: 144
Views: 4,831
Posted By AhlS
I find it very interesting how many labour...

I find it very interesting how many labour supporters appear to have such a low opinion of retail work. Are you really suggesting that shopworkers have no experience of the real world. Or what...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 15-11-2014, 17:43
Replies: 157
Views: 13,679
Posted By AhlS
Yes, gowns are worn for matriculation, graduation...

Yes, gowns are worn for matriculation, graduation and taking final exams- but they are not worn for lectures or tutorials as depicted in Lewis.
Forum: TV Shows: UK 15-11-2014, 16:28
Replies: 157
Views: 13,679
Posted By AhlS
I am another who has been watching both episodes...

I am another who has been watching both episodes together once a fortnight - splitting it up is a big mistake.
I agree with comments about this episode - couldn't understand why a big empty building...
Forum: Doctor Who 25-10-2014, 22:18
Replies: 541
Views: 46,370
Posted By AhlS
I couldn't understand why London was so empty....

I couldn't understand why London was so empty. Wouldn't it be full of people, probably starting to riot/loot/trying to cut down trees etc. The animals from the zoo which is miles away from Trafalgar...
Forum: TV Shows: Reality 11-08-2014, 20:24
Replies: 20
Views: 3,506
Posted By AhlS
The reason I liked Got to dance so much was that...

The reason I liked Got to dance so much was that it was about genuine talent. There was no making fun of wannabee fame seekers. There was no staged rivalry between mentors. There was a lovely...
Forum: TV Shows: Reality 27-07-2014, 22:08
Replies: 2,442
Views: 222,014
Posted By AhlS
I was really pleased to see the pet food guys...

I was really pleased to see the pet food guys turn down the offers.
They have gained good publicity for their product, and not had to give away a massive percentage of their business. I'm sure they...
Forum: Politics 19-07-2014, 17:48
Replies: 86
Views: 3,344
Posted By AhlS
I've never understood this Labour obsession of...

I've never understood this Labour obsession of putting policy targets into law.
What exactly is the reason for a law like this. They are effectively saying they can't be trusted to meet their...
Forum: Politics 12-07-2014, 10:26
Replies: 444
Views: 12,175
Posted By AhlS
BIB First I've heard of this. For years on this...

BIB First I've heard of this.
For years on this boards everyone in the public sector has been saying they took lower wages because of the good pension. Now you are suddenly saying the pension was not...
Forum: Politics 27-05-2014, 19:41
Replies: 400
Views: 9,814
Posted By AhlS
I don't like the waste of money in moving the...

I don't like the waste of money in moving the entire parliament to Strasbourg for one week each month.
Forum: Politics 30-04-2014, 20:10
Replies: 35
Views: 1,917
Posted By AhlS
I don't understand why they can't use a heavy...

I don't understand why they can't use a heavy dose of morphine , or whatever a vet would use to put a large animal to sleep. Why all this odd mix of different untested drugs ?
I'd prefer no death...
Forum: Advice 20-04-2014, 13:14
Replies: 25
Views: 1,785
Posted By AhlS
If you like museums, the visit the Bayeux...

If you like museums, the visit the Bayeux Tapestry at Reading Museum. It is a replica, but a lot fewer visitors than the original, so much easier to view it...
Forum: Politics 18-04-2014, 23:39
Replies: 122
Views: 3,588
Posted By AhlS
He probably realises it would backfire. It was...

He probably realises it would backfire. It was Labour who introduced the tax credit system which discourages employees from increasing wages. Why would any employer reduce profits by increasing low...
Forum: Politics 12-04-2014, 11:39
Replies: 40
Views: 1,443
Posted By AhlS
That's 800m more than Labour managed before...

That's 800m more than Labour managed before him.
Are you saying he should not be bothering to clamp down at all unless it can be guaranteed that the exact amount of money involved can be determined...
Forum: Sky 06-04-2014, 22:06
Replies: 18
Views: 3,223
Posted By AhlS
The guys in Richer Sounds all looked totally...

The guys in Richer Sounds all looked totally shocked when I walked in and asked for one. They had a single ex display model, but said nowadays people use NAS drives to transfer the files to laptop to...
Forum: Sky 06-04-2014, 22:01
Replies: 18
Views: 3,223
Posted By AhlS
OK. Thanks - that was the impression I was...

OK. Thanks - that was the impression I was getting from my googling. I'm not too clued up on modern technology.
DVD recorders are pretty hard to find in the shops now, so I thought I should get with...
Forum: Sky 06-04-2014, 21:45
Replies: 18
Views: 3,223
Posted By AhlS
Thanks for the reply. Do you mean I still need a...

Thanks for the reply.
Do you mean I still need a DVD recorder separate device (as I have now sitting linked up to my Sky+ box) , or the DVD recorder drive in my laptop ?
Forum: Sky 06-04-2014, 21:09
Replies: 18
Views: 3,223
Posted By AhlS
Transfer to DVD

I currently save some programs from Sky+ box to a DVD recorder when I need to free up space. They have to be playing on the TV as they are recorded in real time (sometimes I use the copy feature to...
Forum: Advice 16-03-2014, 19:24
Replies: 43
Views: 3,521
Posted By AhlS
Of course they have. My mortgage tracks at 0.59%...

Of course they have. My mortgage tracks at 0.59% above base rate for the entire term. When all the credit crunch happens there were some mortgages tracking BELOW base rate (presumably for a short...
Forum: General Discussion 14-03-2014, 20:44
Replies: 86
Views: 3,148
Posted By AhlS
I hardly ever take time off work, but one of the...

I hardly ever take time off work, but one of the few times I was genuinly ill was with laryngitis. I went in on the first day and was sent home by lunchtime. This starts as a sore throat but gets...
Forum: Advice 08-03-2014, 13:19
Replies: 23
Views: 1,905
Posted By AhlS
The link worked for me. Though I tend to...

The link worked for me.
Though I tend to guesstimate things like this anyway, I always assume manufactures will overestimate.
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