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Forum: Virgin Media TV and Phone 01-12-2010, 14:49
Replies: 248
Views: 46,359
Posted By !!11oneone
I've chosen not to have XL TV. I used to have it,...

I've chosen not to have XL TV. I used to have it, then realised that I never, ever watched anything on a channel that wasn't on the TV M package.

I want TiVo. The hardware looks good, the software...
Forum: Virgin Media TV and Phone 01-12-2010, 14:40
Replies: 248
Views: 46,359
Posted By !!11oneone
Shouldn't tht be my decision, though? I want to...

Shouldn't tht be my decision, though? I want to use Tivo with the range of channels I have. I don't want to record anything from Living +1 or True Movies Plus.
Forum: Virgin Media TV and Phone 01-12-2010, 14:31
Replies: 248
Views: 46,359
Posted By !!11oneone
I would be happy to pay the installation. The...

I would be happy to pay the installation. The killer for me is that it appears you MUST take the Tivo XL package at 26.50 a month.

At the moment, I have: Phone, Broadband L, V+ and TV M. I pay...
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 13-11-2010, 16:42
Replies: 2
Views: 447
Posted By !!11oneone
Quick Photo Scanning

Hi

I'm looking for a Christmas present for my dad. Basically, he needs a quick way to scan lots of old family photos.

He's got a mid-range all-in-one printer/scanner, which has a good scanner in...
Forum: Advice 02-10-2010, 17:06
Replies: 13
Views: 1,741
Posted By !!11oneone
But surely you're paying them for their...

But surely you're paying them for their time?

They've verified that certain things are working ok. So they've spent time looking at your car, which means you owe them something at least.

After all,...
Forum: Advice 29-09-2010, 12:08
Replies: 17
Views: 12,190
Posted By !!11oneone
Surely a company phones you and says "Can you...

Surely a company phones you and says "Can you come in for an interview on this date?" and you can reply "No, but I'm available at this time, is that ok with you?".
Forum: Advice 29-09-2010, 12:04
Replies: 20
Views: 1,723
Posted By !!11oneone
Can't see how saying "I suspect that X did this,...

Can't see how saying "I suspect that X did this, but X denies it." is remotely libellous.

In my case that facts are that a curtain rail that was fine in the morning, was pulled completely out (but...
Forum: Advice 28-09-2010, 19:32
Replies: 20
Views: 1,723
Posted By !!11oneone
There's two parts to the payment, agency fee and...

There's two parts to the payment, agency fee and cleaners fee.

They were paid cash for the expected three hours cleaning.

They were given a cheque for a month's agency fees in advance. We cancelled...
Forum: Advice 28-09-2010, 19:24
Replies: 20
Views: 1,723
Posted By !!11oneone
Not worth the risk, though I've told them I...

Not worth the risk, though I've told them I reserve the right to post bad (non libellous) reviews in future.
Forum: Advice 28-09-2010, 19:24
Replies: 20
Views: 1,723
Posted By !!11oneone
That's what I thought. Though accusations of...

That's what I thought. Though accusations of dishonesty are obviously hard to prove.

I accused them of something, they denied it. I can't see how that's libellous, though neither of us can prove...
Forum: Advice 28-09-2010, 18:51
Replies: 20
Views: 1,723
Posted By !!11oneone
Any libel lawyers in the house?

I had a bit of a run-in with a local company contracted to do regular work in our home on an hourly rate, it was agreed they'd do 3 hours work. They phoned after the job was complete, asking for an...
Forum: Mobile Phones 21-09-2010, 18:31
Replies: 29
Views: 16,144
Posted By !!11oneone
Were the call centre able to help? If so, what's...

Were the call centre able to help? If so, what's the problem?

If not, what's that got to do with the country it's based in?
Forum: Mobile Phones 21-09-2010, 18:29
Replies: 46
Views: 4,361
Posted By !!11oneone
No, it *was* a major flaw with Android. That's...

No, it *was* a major flaw with Android. That's been fixed.

Now it's a major flaw with some apps.
Forum: General Discussion 05-09-2010, 18:10
Replies: 84
Views: 4,439
Posted By !!11oneone
I noticed this on my wife's handset. Because I...

I noticed this on my wife's handset. Because I initially did a credit check with a card, mine is unblocked. Her's is blocked and she couldn't get onto the Brighton Pride website, which seems awfully...
Forum: Advice 31-08-2010, 09:38
Replies: 26
Views: 1,008
Posted By !!11oneone
Prague is absolutely magical at Christmas....

Prague is absolutely magical at Christmas. Markets in some of the most beautiful locations in the world, with little communal braziers to grab a gluwein and chat to people around. Utterly wonderful.
Forum: General Discussion 30-08-2010, 21:44
Replies: 30
Views: 1,290
Posted By !!11oneone
You might as well just use "mypassword"

You might as well just use "mypassword"
Forum: General Discussion 30-08-2010, 21:04
Replies: 30
Views: 1,290
Posted By !!11oneone
Think of a password strategy that is easy to...

Think of a password strategy that is easy to remember. Also avoid dictionary words and include capitals and numbers

For example, make it in two parts.

The first part is a word or sequence that you...
Forum: Advice 27-08-2010, 16:00
Replies: 67
Views: 4,358
Posted By !!11oneone
This man didn't hede the advice about swallowing...

This man didn't hede the advice about swallowing pips, and look at him now...

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-10953011
Forum: Mobile Phones 24-08-2010, 22:02
Replies: 5
Views: 1,343
Posted By !!11oneone
Alternatively, don't delete emails that you...

Alternatively, don't delete emails that you actually want to keep.
Forum: General Discussion 17-08-2010, 17:05
Replies: 10
Views: 677
Posted By !!11oneone
You don't need to make an arrest. You just need...

You don't need to make an arrest. You just need to attempt an arrest which gets you noticed in any reputable news outlet.

Grabbing his arm and shouting "Citizens Arrest for war crimes!" and thus...
Forum: Advice 17-08-2010, 17:03
Replies: 7
Views: 526
Posted By !!11oneone
It's very difficult to separate the signal...

It's very difficult to separate the signal (voices) with the white noise you'll have recorded. Simply turning it up won't do it.

There are noise reduction options in lots of software that might help...
Forum: General Discussion 17-08-2010, 10:58
Replies: 230
Views: 7,945
Posted By !!11oneone
When 1.5 billion is lost to scroungers and 10...

When 1.5 billion is lost to scroungers and 10 billion is lost to tax evaders, you really ARE whinging about the wrong people.
Forum: Mobile Phones 17-08-2010, 10:53
Replies: 2
Views: 2,291
Posted By !!11oneone
For podcasts, try Google Listen. It's free and...

For podcasts, try Google Listen. It's free and pretty functional.

For more advanced features, Doggcatcher which costs a couple of quid.

Both will let you download over the air and update...
Forum: Advice 16-08-2010, 12:18
Replies: 22
Views: 1,967
Posted By !!11oneone
The Perseid Meteor shower happens this time every...

The Perseid Meteor shower happens this time every year and it one of the best free shows possible!

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Perseid
Forum: Advice 15-08-2010, 15:59
Replies: 22
Views: 1,967
Posted By !!11oneone
Incidentally, Brighton is generally too light to...

Incidentally, Brighton is generally too light to see much. If you're in the area, drive to the top of Ditchling Beacon or Devil's Dyke where the sky is darker.
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