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by filippos
Sat Jul 14, 2007 8:28 am
Forum: Chatter
Topic: Grumpy Old Men
Replies: 10
Views: 4059

katharine wrote:I'll check it ou begore I turn in.
Is it tiredness, drink or partial speech loss, too?

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by filippos
Fri Jul 13, 2007 6:51 pm
Forum: Chatter
Topic: Grumpy Old Men
Replies: 10
Views: 4059

I don't know if it's student or grumpy old man humour but this made me chuckle

http://creteforyou.com/gom

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by filippos
Wed Jul 11, 2007 12:23 pm
Forum: Computers, TV, Telephone and Internet
Topic: Spanish Lottery Fraud
Replies: 10
Views: 4329

Nita wrote:As for receiving any nasties it would appear, this time at least, that all's clear.
Good news.
by filippos
Wed Jul 11, 2007 9:19 am
Forum: Computers, TV, Telephone and Internet
Topic: Spanish Lottery Fraud
Replies: 10
Views: 4329

Why even open and read the e-mail? Things like that can drop "nasties" into your system without you knowing. All e-mail where I don't recognise the source gets dumped before it even gets downloaded to my system. Better ultra safe than sorry.

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by filippos
Mon Jul 09, 2007 8:59 pm
Forum: Learning Greek
Topic: Communicate in Greek 1
Replies: 27
Views: 22314

We've worked through Book 1 twice and it's not too bad if one puts in a bit of effort. As a result my wife's Greek is better than mine as she put in at least double my effort. We finished this book for the second time and, in anticipation of progressing, my wife bought Book 2. At our next lesson we ...
by filippos
Sun Jul 08, 2007 8:51 pm
Forum: Chatter
Topic: gobsmacked
Replies: 15
Views: 5605

Mathitis wrote:Shouldn't that be 108, Allan ????
Only if you change the -4 to +4

allan wrote:1 + 2 + 3 - 4 + 5 + 6 + 78 + 9 = 100


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by filippos
Thu Jul 05, 2007 10:20 pm
Forum: Computers, TV, Telephone and Internet
Topic: Protection against voltage fluctuations
Replies: 8
Views: 3891

paulh wrote:We're getting good enough at passing the problem on to someone else here we could almost qualify as Greek

paul
Sorry if I've started a trend.

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by filippos
Thu Jul 05, 2007 3:42 pm
Forum: Computers, TV, Telephone and Internet
Topic: Protection against voltage fluctuations
Replies: 8
Views: 3891

Nita wrote:Not sure about position when laptop battery is being charged and in effect system is shut down.
Paul or Warwick will be able to give the definitive answer but logic suggests to me (I have lousy logic) that the charger could suffer and, maybe, the laptop battery.

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by filippos
Thu Jul 05, 2007 3:37 pm
Forum: Computers, TV, Telephone and Internet
Topic: Protection against voltage fluctuations
Replies: 8
Views: 3891

Re: Protection against voltage fluctuations

... can I buy one in the Kalives a ... ... They look much the same as extension leads with 2 or more outlets and usually have a "lightning flash" symbol on them. You get one in Media Planet, the computer shop in Kalyves (opposite "Floppy Cafe, next to the laundry); I bought one there...
by filippos
Wed Jul 04, 2007 10:17 am
Forum: Chatter
Topic: InterKriti
Replies: 13
Views: 4840

Re: inter whatsit

allan wrote:My sincere apologies to all, totally agree with all your sentements.

Will write out 1000 times" I must not drink and post at the same time"
No! No! Allan, write it once then keep drinking 'til it looks like 1000 lines.

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by filippos
Tue Jul 03, 2007 8:53 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: OTE Landline - Call Diversion
Replies: 11
Views: 5339

Yes !! Unfortunately they don't seem to understand that this can cause a problem, or how anyone can change it. Bob Thought mine was a stupid question but I know some people, whose Greek is better than mine, who are put off asking about technical stuff because of the required vocabulary. Me? I just ...
by filippos
Tue Jul 03, 2007 10:34 am
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: OTE Landline - Call Diversion
Replies: 11
Views: 5339

Barbary Coaster wrote:... ... anyone else know how to get rid of this recorded announcement ??

Bob


May be a stupid question but have you asked the 'phone company?

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by filippos
Tue Jul 03, 2007 10:32 am
Forum: Chatter
Topic: Problem - Advice sought
Replies: 9
Views: 3251

carolineclaire wrote:... ... wouldnt recommend it to someone who has never driven here, nor on the left before!!!
No wonder you don't enjoy driving here if you do so on the left.

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by filippos
Mon Jul 02, 2007 8:41 pm
Forum: Chatter
Topic: New Member
Replies: 16
Views: 6942

Re: New Member

allan wrote:PS Does Ken lurk here???
Perhaps, but he withdrew his membership a few days ago.

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by filippos
Mon Jul 02, 2007 7:06 pm
Forum: Chatter
Topic: New Member
Replies: 16
Views: 6942

Re: New Member

Hi Allan and welcome from the other side. After hanging about on the touchline ... Please keep dirty talk like that to a minimum. Will try my best to be humerous ... ... It ain't humour, it's craziness. have lived here in Crete (Chania Area) for the past 5+ years, hope my experience will assist woul...

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