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by Nick Harvey
Fri 01 May, 2020 13.06
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: NHS Clapping
Replies: 17
Views: 2392

Re: NHS Clapping

I sincerely hope people are not being named for not doing it, without proper investigation, first, into exactly why they aren't.

Some of us aren't allowed outside our front doors for twelve weeks, remember.
by Nick Harvey
Fri 24 Apr, 2020 13.26
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: The Tesco & other non-Morrisons supermarket thread
Replies: 1648
Views: 443502

Re: The Tesco & other non-Morrisons supermarket thread

cwathen wrote: I remember an obscure supermarket chain called Norman's in the 80's and 90's.
There used to be a Norman's at the top of the hill in Bideford.

The joke at the time was that local MP, Jeremy Thorpe, used to shop up Norman's.
by Nick Harvey
Mon 03 Feb, 2020 22.18
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Switching search engines
Replies: 9
Views: 2762

Re: Switching search engines

I swore by Lycos in the early days of the internet because it seemed to pick up new pages quicker.

Like most people now, however, I just stick with Google.
by Nick Harvey
Sat 11 Jan, 2020 15.59
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: The Tesco & other non-Morrisons supermarket thread
Replies: 1648
Views: 443502

Re: The Tesco & other non-Morrisons supermarket thread

WillPS wrote: You mean rejecting online deliveries or returning stuff at the customer service desk?
The former.
by Nick Harvey
Fri 10 Jan, 2020 22.08
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: The Tesco & other non-Morrisons supermarket thread
Replies: 1648
Views: 443502

Re: The Tesco & other non-Morrisons supermarket thread

Whilst on the subject of returning rancid turkeys to Tesco, has anyone else noticed that they've recently started taking back your Clubcard points when they give you a credit for anything which originally earned points? It never used to happen and was a nice little bonus but they seem to have notice...
by Nick Harvey
Tue 12 Nov, 2019 22.46
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: The Tesco & other non-Morrisons supermarket thread
Replies: 1648
Views: 443502

Re: The Tesco & other non-Morrisons supermarket thread

The whole Clubcard Plus thing appears to be an attempt to get the home delivery customers back into the shops. I got mildly excited when I first realised that for £7.99 a month I could potentially get £30.00 discount a month from two £150.00 shops. I then read the small print and discovered that you...
by Nick Harvey
Sun 25 Aug, 2019 14.12
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Yet another Morrisons thread
Replies: 1090
Views: 254941

Re: Yet another Morrisons thread

Swindon Regent Circus is the same age.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-w ... e-49433107
by Nick Harvey
Tue 02 Apr, 2019 23.25
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: HD avatars and other site updates
Replies: 19
Views: 5148

Re: HD avatars and other site updates

I daren't update mine. I'd look old.
by Nick Harvey
Tue 02 Apr, 2019 23.17
Forum: Birdsong
Topic: Chris Evans on Virgin Radio breakfast (2019)
Replies: 11
Views: 4566

Re: Chris Evans on Virgin Radio breakfast (2019)

I'm not going to even try to explain the complexities of the different compression on the various Virgin feeds, but I would recommend looking it up on Google and also compare the various feeds on DAB, Sky, Freeview, etc. You'll notice huge differences.
by Nick Harvey
Tue 27 Nov, 2018 14.45
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Another High Street Rebrand
Replies: 2228
Views: 553433

Re: Another High Street Rebrand

Of interest locally in Wiltshire, and to anyone with loads of bucks to spare on a very posh kitchen, Canberg/Smallbone/Mark Wilkinson Furniture are reported as going into administration.

Likely to mean a few job losses, and a few unhappy posh cooks.
by Nick Harvey
Thu 22 Nov, 2018 11.47
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Brexit
Replies: 172
Views: 36269

Re: Brexit

Pete wrote: Out of curiosity, aside from your alignment on Brexit, do you feel Mogg is a credible politician?
Far more credible than many give him credit for, but certainly not the best of the bunch.