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Forum: Life, the Universe, and Everything Else 11th November 2008, 09:09 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,545
Posted By Chiny
Worst job ? I always thought it was the...

Worst job ? I always thought it was the petardier's assistant (http://www.channel4.com/history/microsites/W/worstjobs/stuart.html#3) :D Scroll up that page for a picture...
Forum: Spain Travel - Advice and Experiences 6th November 2008, 09:28 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,689
Posted By Chiny
I was ready to book, following advance info on...

I was ready to book, following advance info on when flights would be released but what a disappointment. My usual flights have doubled in price and the Mon-Thu flights scrapped so no long weekends....
Forum: Spanish culture, life, food, and news 19th October 2008, 06:49 PM
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Views: 1,879
Posted By Chiny
Murray conquista Madrid

It was El País (http://www.elpais.com/articulo/deportes/Murray/conquista/Madrid/elppgl/20081019elpepudep_18/Tes) wot said it.

I think it was back in September this year, when rain in Spain...
Forum: Geek's Corner 17th October 2008, 05:58 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 11,128
Posted By Chiny
A doddle to swap the HD to 320 GB, needing only a...

A doddle to swap the HD to 320 GB, needing only a coin and screwdriver. It took rather longer to clone the old HD across but again a simple process. I can now get on with some video crunching...
Forum: Geek's Corner 15th October 2008, 06:45 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 11,128
Posted By Chiny
I have just bought a 320 GB hd, to replace my...

I have just bought a 320 GB hd, to replace my original 80 GB hd. It looks an easy enough task for the weekend. Sometime I ago changed the 1 GB of RAM to 2 GB - easy. Definitely cheaper than a new...
Forum: Spanish culture, life, food, and news 12th October 2008, 06:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,405
Posted By Chiny
Weather crunch

Armed with the easy-to-use LiveStation (http://www.livestation.com/), I see it was pouring with rain in Spain, whilst I basked in hot sunshine all weekend in the UK.

Amazing.
Forum: Spanish culture, life, food, and news 5th October 2008, 03:39 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 2,338
Posted By Chiny
BBC review water in Spain

For those with access to BBC iPlayer, Our World (http://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/b00dyywy/) this week is a discussion of water supplies in Spain, focusing mainly on the shortages in Barcelona...
Forum: Moving to Spain and Living in Spain 5th October 2008, 03:29 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,569
Posted By Chiny
It also happens in Murcia; everything outside...

It also happens in Murcia; everything outside gets mucky in the summer.
Forum: Geek's Corner 28th September 2008, 09:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,187
Posted By Chiny
Really, wow. The mystery is how did I discover...

Really, wow. The mystery is how did I discover NfS's existence and sign up ? I can only imagine this was at a time when I was exploring blogs in general and simply searched on "Spain". Or...
Forum: Geek's Corner 28th September 2008, 07:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,187
Posted By Chiny
The forum is showing you joined in Mar 06, so...

The forum is showing you joined in Mar 06, so surely you can have no postings earlier than that ?
Forum: Learning Spanish 24th September 2008, 07:44 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,816
Posted By Chiny
NfS recommended

Just back from 2 weeks in Spain to immediately re-start Spanish lessons at (the City Council) evening class. The new teacher turned out to be a Spanish national demanding that every week for...
Forum: Geek's Corner 24th September 2008, 07:26 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 7,659
Posted By Chiny
It may be too late after the Windoze scan but...

It may be too late after the Windoze scan but many have praised the magic powers of Spinrite (http://www.grc.com/sr/spinrite.htm).

Coincidentally, I have just received an email of woe from a...
Forum: Learning Spanish 7th July 2008, 11:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,742
Posted By Chiny
I recently bought a Freecom MusicPal...

I recently bought a Freecom MusicPal (http://www.freecom.com/ecproduct_detail.asp?ID=3593&CatID=8060&sCatID=1147458&ssCatID=1147458) which uses vTuner...
Forum: Geek's Corner 24th March 2008, 10:18 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,807
Posted By Chiny
1&1 have an reputation of threatening their...

1&1 have an reputation of threatening their customers. Try a search (http://www.google.co.uk/search?hl=en&q=%221%261%22+bfs&btnG=Search&meta=).
Forum: Geek's Corner 9th March 2008, 06:46 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,009
Posted By Chiny
Firefox... you should have "Block pop-up windows"...

Firefox... you should have "Block pop-up windows" set in preferences/content. The ad-averse will install the add-on Adblock and never see a nasty ad again, well only very rarely.

The paranoid...
Forum: Geek's Corner 8th March 2008, 10:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 5,125
Posted By Chiny
Books (http://code.google.com/p/iphoneebooks/)...

Books (http://code.google.com/p/iphoneebooks/) seems to work well as an ereader.
Forum: Geek's Corner 8th March 2008, 07:32 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 19,836
Posted By Chiny
Tsk... I thought we were talking Geek here. ...

Tsk... I thought we were talking Geek here. Have a look at my iPod Touch screen.

Perhaps the most geekcred is to be had with the VoIP application. Armed with a microphone...
Forum: Spanish culture, life, food, and news 29th February 2008, 10:28 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,708
Posted By Chiny
Propose on 29 Feb

Bizarrely in the UK, it is considered acceptable for women to propose marriage in a leap year on 29 Feb. I guess some may be quite desperate having had to wait so long since the last opportunity :D...
Forum: Spanish culture, life, food, and news 9th February 2008, 09:47 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,688
Posted By Chiny
iJam

If you have an Apple Mac, you should look here (http://www.ijam.es/) :)
Forum: Life, the Universe, and Everything Else 8th February 2008, 07:49 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 7,765
Posted By Chiny
"Any-noun proper" means that the speaker had been...

"Any-noun proper" means that the speaker had been talking about that noun but then realised, or wished to emphasise, that there is more than one version and the next thing from that speaker, would be...
Forum: Spanish culture, life, food, and news 29th January 2008, 07:56 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,038
Posted By Chiny
Spain bows before la blogosfera

An excellent article (http://www.theregister.co.uk/2008/01/29/la_blogosfera/) on ElReg ;D I had not noticed that El País was so hooked on English, although I do notice much English when watching...
Forum: Spanish culture, life, food, and news 26th January 2008, 05:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,245
Posted By Chiny
Art of Spain

This (http://www.bbc.co.uk/pressoffice/proginfo/tv/wk5/thu.shtml#thu_art_of_spain) new BBC series, airing next week on BBC4, should be interesting and provoke a UK invasion of Andalucía in the...
Forum: Geek's Corner 17th January 2008, 07:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,876
Posted By Chiny
Yes, that has done it and the album art now...

Yes, that has done it and the album art now appears. Can I be very picky and say I suspect the graphic is slightly undersized (compared to other podcasts). I end up with the album art having a 3D...
Forum: Spain Travel - Advice and Experiences 15th January 2008, 12:30 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 17,286
Posted By Chiny
I have only just got back from Spain; a few days...

I have only just got back from Spain; a few days from 12th night. Many more trips booked already but maybe the highlight will be the April flight to Madrid and AVE to Cordoba.

Can Cordoba really...
Forum: Geek's Corner 1st January 2008, 12:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,876
Posted By Chiny
Well nothing has happened here :confused: I did...

Well nothing has happened here :confused: I did force my iPod to drop/reload all the series just in case.
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