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Forum: Forum Admin and News 12th November 2010, 01:26 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 74,696
Posted By gtappend
I may not have posted much here recently, but...

I may not have posted much here recently, but I've still been reading regularly and am also sorry to see the forum close.

The two GMEs that I attended were great experiences, and allowed me to see...
Forum: Spain Travel - Advice and Experiences 6th September 2010, 10:21 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 31,013
Posted By gtappend
I've just read about the latest "saving" that...

I've just read about the latest "saving" that Ryanair is planning, and since it's not 1st April, I thought I'd share it with you all:

Ryanair plans to scrap co-pilots and train stewardesses to...
Forum: Moving to Spain and Living in Spain 23rd March 2010, 08:41 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,493
Posted By gtappend
I don't know the exact terms of the Spanish...

I don't know the exact terms of the Spanish Vodafone contracts, but yes - one of the considerations with a Blackberry is that it is "always online", ie. waiting for the Push Mail.

However the...
Forum: Life, the Universe, and Everything Else 3rd February 2010, 09:01 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,780
Posted By gtappend
Theoretically that is correct, although a radio...

Theoretically that is correct, although a radio would be cheaper.
Forum: Life, the Universe, and Everything Else 31st January 2010, 09:17 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,780
Posted By gtappend
Unfortunately that would only help businesses...

Unfortunately that would only help businesses playing music openly (eg. in the reception area) to avoid a PRS/GEMA license. It would not help with the (German) radio license for computers as this...
Forum: Life, the Universe, and Everything Else 29th January 2010, 06:50 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,780
Posted By gtappend
A much discussed law/rule in Germany states that...

A much discussed law/rule in Germany states that if you own a computer but not a radio or television then you must pay the GEZ (radio license) fee for the computer.

The theory is, that you could...
Forum: Life, the Universe, and Everything Else 28th January 2010, 10:41 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,780
Posted By gtappend
I do! If you hold a public event where a band is...

I do! If you hold a public event where a band is going to play, or you just want to play some CDs, then you need to register it with them. In the case of live music, you even have to provide a play...
Forum: Geek's Corner 28th January 2010, 10:30 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 7,458
Posted By gtappend
If Apple want to send me one, I'll gladly test it...

If Apple want to send me one, I'll gladly test it and blog about it ;)
Forum: Spanish culture, life, food, and news 27th January 2010, 08:24 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,191
Posted By gtappend
Casa Mingo on YouTube

Hello sidra fans! I have just been notified about a new video on YouTube filmed at Casa Mingo and wanted to share it with you all:

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Forum: Geek's Corner 27th January 2010, 08:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,401
Posted By gtappend
I use a virus scanner called Avira Antivir...

I use a virus scanner called Avira Antivir (http://www.avira.com/en/pages/index.php), which comes in different versions depending on what you want it to do:

- Free for personal use - it scans on...
Forum: Learning Spanish 1st January 2010, 07:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,820
Posted By gtappend
I couldn't agree more. I also think English...

I couldn't agree more.

I also think English discussion in the 2nd half of each episode is brilliant and really makes a difference to what you learn from them.
Forum: Life, the Universe, and Everything Else 6th December 2009, 12:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,494
Posted By gtappend
Ben, have you ever been over this bridge?

The major German news programme has an item on their website this evening about: The Swinford Toll Bridge (http://www.tagesschau.de/ausland/londoncalling130.html)

To those not in the know: this is...
Forum: Life, the Universe, and Everything Else 2nd December 2009, 09:23 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,855
Posted By gtappend
What would Henry VIII make of Web 2.0?

What would Henry VIII make of Web 2.0?

I've just discovered this on the BBC Comedy website and it can be viewed outside the UK! ;D :thumbs-up:

Henry VIII is alive and well (in the shape of...
Forum: Life, the Universe, and Everything Else 26th November 2009, 09:16 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 15,059
Posted By gtappend
I can't help but feel there is a certain amount...

I can't help but feel there is a certain amount of irony in ordering it online...
Forum: Geek's Corner 25th November 2009, 07:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,442
Posted By gtappend
Actually, that is no longer the case for the...

Actually, that is no longer the case for the high-end HP inkjets.

My personal favourite at the moment is the HP Officejet Pro K5400DN, which has the four colours in separate cartridges. Also, the...
Forum: Geek's Corner 25th November 2009, 01:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,442
Posted By gtappend
Hi Pippa, in my experience, Canon have...

Hi Pippa,

in my experience, Canon have improved their printers in the last 12 months. The Pixma range does give quite good quality, especially the ones with 2 black cartridges.

However my...
Forum: Spain Travel - Advice and Experiences 24th October 2009, 01:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,126
Posted By gtappend
Iberia cancels flights

This information might be useful to some travellers:

I've just read that Iberia will be cancelling some flights next week due to a strike by cabin crews.

There is a PDF of the affected flights...
Forum: Your Spanish Vid-Blogs 9th September 2009, 08:11 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 7,552
Posted By gtappend
Would moving out of the flat solve the presidenta...

Would moving out of the flat solve the presidenta problem as well? ;)
Forum: Life, the Universe, and Everything Else 20th July 2009, 06:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,054
Posted By gtappend
Another intercambio worked out...

I've just read an interesting report about an English/Spanish couple on BBC News (http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/england/devon/8158822.stm).
Forum: Geek's Corner 19th June 2009, 07:36 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 2,058
Posted By gtappend
Autotuning the news

Have you heard about "autotuning" the news?

Here is an example: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3eooXNd0heM :rolleyes:

I guess it's like scratching, but with TV news! Does anyone know of any...
Forum: Intercambios / Meet Ups / Penpals 8th June 2009, 04:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,938
Posted By gtappend
... which is really useful at 35°C in Madrid.

... which is really useful at 35°C in Madrid.
Forum: Intercambios / Meet Ups / Penpals 8th June 2009, 04:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,938
Posted By gtappend
I think it might be helpful to know - where...

I think it might be helpful to know

- where you are moving to
- why you are moving
- what you intend to do when you get there.


eg. If you are moving to the middle of Madrid to work for the...
Forum: Geek's Corner 6th April 2009, 10:57 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,283
Posted By gtappend
Well, actually... this can be a really...

Well, actually...

this can be a really difficult area because there are different laws depending on the domain TLD, the domain name, the country someone is on, when it was registered, and what the...
Forum: Moving to Spain and Living in Spain 23rd March 2009, 08:39 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,124
Posted By gtappend
I think the question is the wrong way round, it...

I think the question is the wrong way round, it should be "why do I not have to present my passport when buying Euros in the UK?"

As far as I can remember, it is common to have to present a...
Forum: Life, the Universe, and Everything Else 22nd March 2009, 12:49 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,469
Posted By gtappend
Talking Calls for the Siesta to be banned!

... by a British traveller, of course!

It made 18th place on a list of the most ridiculous complaints by holiday makers in the Telegraph...
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