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  1. RHB

    Credit and debit card surcharges to be banned

    One of my pet hates is when I get charged a surcharge for paying for something by Credit or Debit card. So this latest gem was music to my ears. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-40648641 One short extract from the link made me really glad that we're leaving the EU (allegedly). We won't have...
  2. yogi bear up the cagire

    Renewing blues player subscription

    Can anyone give me advice on a problem with renewing BP subscription? I have tried to pay a couple of times from France with a Visa card. On both occasions the transaction has frozen on a blank screen from netbanx stating that they were "Proceeding to authorise your...
  3. Mad Cyril

    Police national computer/ CRB checks.

    Has anyone been through one of these type of background checks? I have been offered a new job and am concerned that a night in Rayleigh nick nearly 20 years ago following some drunken hi-jinks may come back to bite me in the backside. I have a letter from the OB saying no information is held...
  4. IloveShrimp

    Tillys lack of experience.

    I am begining to wonder if Tillys lack of experience is costing us now. I don't mean actual managerial experience as he has been with us for a few years now, what I mean is 'top level' experience. He having never played at the higher level, it just seems to me that when we see teams who do...
  5. DTS

    Question UK Border Force

    Does anyone watch this. As a current stay at home Dad I am wathcing more and more **** TV but this programme gets my goat and hits me what a ****ing joke this country is. Todays episode they caught a Ghanaian who was here illegaly. He admitted it and has been working here, not paying taxes etc...
  6. Tangled up in Blue

    Online ticketing-Tickets.com v Seatbooker

    Opening my visa credit card statment today I was suprised to learn that on the 17th August I had made a transaction in BERLIN with tickets.com GMBH Karten. Checking my diary I realised that this was when I 'd been in Andalusia(Spain)and bought an online ticket for the Leeds home game in...
  7. canveyshrimper

    The Essex CCC Thread

    After a draw in the first Championship game of the summer against Derbyshire, Essex face Northants Kolpakshire) Steelbacks today in their defence of the FPT Trophy. Both Napier & Bopara are absent at the IPL, Cook injured and Danish still awaiting his visa. Interesting to see Matt the Shrimp in...
  8. Bluesmanager

    Why Americans Should Never Travel

    Taken from another site: I had someone ask for an aisle seats so that his or her hair wouldn't get messed up by being near the window. A client called in inquiring about a package to Hawaii. After going over all the cost info, she asked, "Would it be cheaper to fly to California and then take...
  9. BaileytheQuitter

    Tilson: We have the sharpest strike force

    Just watched the Tilly interview from yesterday and thought it was interesting how he stated he thinks we have the strongest strike partnership in the league. Out of interest how do you think we compare/ rank compared to other teams striker forces (taken from their starting line up's...
  10. BaileytheQuitter

    General Studies exam

    Okay- after sitting my first General Studies exam, I cannot for the life of me see why this is a subject! The first question simply patronised anyone with a degree of intelligence in mathmatics! Changing Celsius into Farenheit (sp) and visa versa. Then we were asked to look at the average...
  11. Roulette

    is it me or is that game bloody addictive!!! Ive won a few k playing, but its so easy to win big quick (at the same time to loose!) but i keep winning and i keep playing.........help! also, why do people think there is a system??? its pure luck surely, although ive noticed a few combo's...
  12. Kenny

    Peter Butler

    one of my WHU supporting mates just sent me this over.... Peter Butler Unleashed by iaindale on Mon Jan 21, 2008 7:40 pm I had a long email from former Hammers midfielder Peter Butler this morning explaining what he has been up to since he left West Ham. It's a brilliant and very funny read...
  13. When have you run out of money?

    It was the early 80's for me ..I was living in Canada, had been for 3 months. I was working for a glasing company at the time on about 1000 dollars a month and free board which was ok. But it was getting close to Christmas and I was starting to feel home sick and missing my partner who was due...
  14. loz

    Visa advice

    anyone have, or know someone who has decent knowledge of UK visa laws? got a complex situation regarding my american lady companion... drop me a PM if so, cheers.
  15. The Artful Shrimper

    PC World

    Everyone. As you know I used to run a website and now don't, this is because;- (copied from various forums for the purpose of obtaining information) I bought a Fujistsu Scaleo P computer September 05' from PC World. It began to create problems from day one. Graphics freezing. Rebooting...
  16. Credit Card Scam - Very Important

    People, i got a warning on another site regarding a credit card scam which i think everyone should be aware of, i will also be looking into it on my return to work. From another site..... One of our employees was called on Wednesday from "VISA", and I was called on Thursday from...