General Discussion: The life advice thread. Never do, say, eat or drink anything without asking how to do it in here first!


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LFC
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3258 posts since 14/6/11

24 Oct 2018 07:37
Forgot about that thread.

Yeah someone who bought the exact same thing as me and paid the same shipping was charged £29 by UPS. I’ve been charged £54.
menace
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1005 posts since 3/5/12

24 Oct 2018 23:44
what sort / colour of trousers look good with a raw denim jacket? Indigo and black looks weird to me, and indigo with a green / beige / khaki looks too 2012 #menswear for me
illwill
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3085 posts since 17/5/04

posted 25 Oct 2018 07:01, edited 25 Oct 2018 07:01
Khaki/beige cords.

E.g. Norse Aros
krisricey
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1736 posts since 24/3/12

31 Oct 2018 09:28
Lost my father 3 months ago to cancer, so am taking part in Movember this year to raise money as it's really made me appreciate family way more. If anyone wants to donate anything, even just a fiver, heres my link: https://mobro.co/krisricey90

Cheers FUKers
swede
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7148 posts since 21/3/09

31 Oct 2018 10:04
sorry to hear that kris Sad
quest
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3111 posts since 11/7/11

31 Oct 2018 10:58
Yeah sorry for your loss mate
swiftus
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578 posts since 1/7/09

31 Oct 2018 11:51
Anyone know how to get a reduced Financial Times subscription?

Used to get it for free with my old job, but left.
krisricey
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1736 posts since 24/3/12

31 Oct 2018 12:37
swede wrote: sorry to hear that kris Sad
quest wrote: Yeah sorry for your loss mate

Thanks guys, shit at the moment but will get better!
stoney
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17232 posts since 22/1/05

2 Nov 2018 19:06
Baby has poured some water on MacBook, not charging or powering up, what’s the course of action, big bag of uncle bens in the airing cupboard ?
YLAup
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4909 posts since 5/9/11

2 Nov 2018 19:19
Sorry Kris.
swede
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7148 posts since 21/3/09

3 Nov 2018 00:23
stoney wrote: Baby has poured some water on MacBook, not charging or powering up, what’s the course of action, big bag of uncle bens in the airing cupboard ?

add a few tablespoons of salt too to dry it out
illwill
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3085 posts since 17/5/04

3 Nov 2018 11:32
Sorry for your loss Stoney
stoney
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17232 posts since 22/1/05

3 Nov 2018 12:07
Still not powered up Evil
sodomgomorra
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1040 posts since 24/3/14

posted 4 Nov 2018 10:09, edited 4 Nov 2018 10:09
Had this happen to me. Doesn't have to be the end of it. I took the backplate off and the battery out. Submerged it in dried rice for over 64 hours. Only try to power it up when you're sure the internals are completely bone dry. This takes a while. Just sitting in the general vicinity of beans for a day isn't enough.

illwill
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3085 posts since 17/5/04

4 Nov 2018 10:31
Read that as dry ice Laughing out loud
bungleski
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204 posts since 21/7/11

19 Nov 2018 08:05
Just cancelled off my Virgin TV package and looking for a decent replacement for just broadband. Virgins cheapest is £35 but with Black Friday, deals are around a tenner cheaper per month. I know Virgin have one of the best speeds, but will I really tell the difference if I drop from 100mb to 60mb? Don’t do gaming, only streaming film content. Any recommendations, Plusnet, Vodafone, BT, Taltalk? Thanks
andymakesglasses
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20009 posts since 26/1/06

19 Nov 2018 10:15
Been with Plusnet for the past 3 years or so, better than BT who I was with before. On the 66MB Unlimited Fibre Extra but get 76MB here.

Only had to contact them once ages ago but got a quick response unlike with BT when you end up talking to someone overseas who doesn't actually understand your issue.

Also at the end of my 18 months contract they contacted me to say that I could renew for less which was a nice touch.
MoB
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36469 posts since 31/8/04

19 Nov 2018 10:30
Just moved into a new flat and it's pre installed with BT fibre, right pain in the arse just getting it all set up. Its been 4 weeks and we still haven't been switched on even though we have a fully working and operating openreach modem. I would never have BT if i was given the choice. Cunts.