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  • PhilipHart
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    In support of @rferguson‘s assertion, check out this guy’s video explaining how he totally gamed TripAdvisor: I Made My Shed the Number One Restaurant in London 🙂

    in reply to: New article comments

    PhilipHart
    Participant

    Courtesy of the Head for Points website, here is one BA pilot’s personal reflection on the B767 within British Airways.


    PhilipHart
    Participant

    More evidence that – in spite of all the bleating about a post-Brexit “hard border” – the Irish Government does not even uphold the Common Travel Area arrangements at the present time!

    Arrival into LHR: Flight treated as domestic, straight out into UK unhindered.

    Arrival into DUB: No differentiation between UK and non-UK flights, thus need to show passport.


    PhilipHart
    Participant

    I hate to be a topper, but for my final year undergraduate project in the mid 70s I designed and built a very minimal Z80 single-board computer which had 1KB ROM and a mere 256B RAM.

    It required massive skill and discipline to optimise the code to maximise the use of every one of those precious bytes!

    Happy Days.

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    PhilipHart
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    Not sure about others here, but since the Brexit vote ( is there a correlation) I’ve found the once relaxed friendly “manyana” approach from Spanish officials to have changed to become more officious, more obstinate and at times deliberately awkward?

    Or am I just being paranoid ?

    My diagnosis would suggest that, rather than being paranoid, you are suffering from a chronic case of Confirmation Bias 🙂


    PhilipHart
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    I received payment of my Ryanair EU261 claim exactly one week after I made my application online.

    The quickest was Norwegian, who turned it around within 2 days!

    The absolute worst was British Airways, who dithered and denied for months. In the end I made a claim through one of the legal companies, and got paid within weeks – albeit reduced by their processing fee. But immediately after that, BA had the unbelievable gall to say that they had reviewed my case, and would now be in a position to make the pay out! Too late, guys; goodwill already gone.


    PhilipHart
    Participant

    The Norwegian business newspaper, Dagens Næringsliv, seems to think that purchasing Norwegian will enable Lufthansa to create a huge new LoCo …

    Kan smelte Norwegian inn i ny lavprisgigant


    PhilipHart
    Participant

    According to this Blooomberg article – Norwegian Air Gains as Lufthansa CEO Says He’s Mulling Bid

    Willie Walsh said on May 18 that the Nordic carrier wasn’t a must-have target and that no developments were likely anytime soon.

    Or, as Norwegians might say, “Kjekt å ha”.


    PhilipHart
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    MartynSinclair, there is a huge difference between “having a difference of opinion” and bullying.

    You are a very long-standing contributor to BT, so I know you know what that difference look like; VintageKrug anyone?

    Positive contributions notwithstanding, it is utterly unacceptable for certain participants to feel they can browbeat others with impunity.

    Time for BT to accept responsibility for contributors who thrive on malign behaviour.


    PhilipHart
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    This reply has been reported for inappropriate content.

    More “passive bullying” from FDOS_UK; flagging up even innocuous comments to the moderators.

    You have a problem @fdos_uk. Please seek help.


    PhilipHart
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    This reply has been reported for inappropriate content.

    “It’s amazing how we have largely forgotten life ‘pre-net’, isn’t it?”

    Not really for those of us who helped create it.


    PhilipHart
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    This reply has been reported for inappropriate content.

    More pedantry FDOS_UK. You just can’t help yourself.


    PhilipHart
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    Reported for failing to adopt the Thomas Kilman approach in all his dealings with forum contributors.

    in reply to: More BAd news….

    PhilipHart
    Participant

    FDOS_UK, the topic was “First World Problems”, of which this was a particular instance.

    It was not specifically about Wifi, but rather an invitation to rferguson/handbag to regale us with similar tales from their own experiences – which they have very kindly done.


    PhilipHart
    Participant

    I thought you meant the little town just outside Trondheim: Welcome to Hell 😂

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