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by SatCure
Tue Dec 11, 2018 9:19 am
Forum: Computers, TV, Telephone and Internet
Topic: Vodafone SMS
Replies: 16
Views: 4323

Re: Vodafone SMS

I don't have any problems but I have a dual SIM phone and I use the UK (Virgin) SIM when contacting a UK number.
by SatCure
Tue Dec 11, 2018 9:16 am
Forum: Computers, TV, Telephone and Internet
Topic: Charging my Kindle
Replies: 7
Views: 2196

Re: Charging my Kindle

I charge my Kindle (touch screen model) with a Belkin twin USB charger.

The usual reasons for no charge are:

1. Faulty charging lead.
2. Insufficient current capability of charger.
3. Lint in the Kindle socket.
by SatCure
Tue Dec 11, 2018 9:13 am
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Donations to the Needy
Replies: 13
Views: 3415

Re: Donations to the Needy

The INKA in Kefalas has a collection basket. (Could use some labels there, too!)
by SatCure
Tue Dec 11, 2018 8:35 am
Forum: Brexit and Living in Greece
Topic: The Will of the People
Replies: 1643
Views: 151427

Re: The Will of the People

If you've been keeping up with the QAnon posts and associated discussions, you'll be aware that President Trump and his Military Intelligence team are influencing the Brexit outcome. In fact they have plans for the entire system of world trade in terms of removing control from families such as Roths...
by SatCure
Fri Oct 19, 2018 9:52 am
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Polecats
Replies: 15
Views: 4587

Re: Polecats

Mothballs are called "nafthaleenee" in Greek. General hardware shops often stock them. If you can't get them in perforated plastic containers, make your own out of plastic tubular containers. They seem to work. My Honda wiring hasn't been chewed since I suspended tubes of mothballs around ...
by SatCure
Fri Oct 19, 2018 9:37 am
Forum: Chatter
Topic: Ground Almonds and Dried Figs
Replies: 4
Views: 2071

Re: Ground Almonds and Dried Figs

Surely the cheapest method is to bung almonds in a blender and lie figs out in the sun to dry? I have a small fig tree in my garden and my part-time UK neighbour has a huge tree and lets me pick figs from it. https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=how+to+dry+figs As for fresh almonds, I don't ...
by SatCure
Fri Oct 19, 2018 9:28 am
Forum: Brexit and Living in Greece
Topic: Why Brexit is Right
Replies: 82
Views: 20968

Re: Why Brexit is Right

So there were never any product safety tests, or regulations in the UK before joining the EU then ? As you know, there were and they were better and they were enforced. Since the EU imposed its rules, the regulations are not enforced and all sorts of crap is imported without restriction. As an exam...
by SatCure
Thu Oct 18, 2018 11:18 am
Forum: Computers, TV, Telephone and Internet
Topic: Skype Update
Replies: 5
Views: 2571

Re: Skype Update

WhatsApp works on a Mac? I thought it worked only on a "smartphone" (which I don't have). I note that Microsoft has installed a Skype "update" on my Mac. On launching it, I discover that it "can not find a camera". I unclip camera and wave it in front of the screen but ...
by SatCure
Thu Oct 18, 2018 8:33 am
Forum: Brexit and Living in Greece
Topic: Predictions for 2019 include a Hard Brexit
Replies: 108
Views: 24550

Predictions for 2019 include a Hard Brexit

Predictions for 2019 include a Hard Brexit on March 31st. And NO second referendum.
(This guy has a good track record of predicting what will happen. For example, he predicted Trump's win and - like it or not - that was correct.)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sg36DJHNfaE
by SatCure
Thu Oct 18, 2018 8:30 am
Forum: Brexit and Living in Greece
Topic: Why Brexit is Right
Replies: 82
Views: 20968

Why Brexit is Right

Why Brexit is Right https://www.economistsforfreetrade.com/Media/the-telegraph-here-are-ten-reasons-besides-the-eus-bullying-behaviour-that-prove-brexit-is-right/ "Big business lobbies Brussels for more regulations to make it more difficult for small companies to enter the market and compete.&q...
by SatCure
Sat Feb 17, 2018 4:30 pm
Forum: Overland to Crete & Ferries
Topic: Driving from England to Chania March 2018
Replies: 43
Views: 10974

Re: Driving from England to Chania March 2018

I was really tempted to comment on the post by the lady who was "pouring" over flowers in Lidl but I resisted the temptation - knowing that Philip would put his PC hat on and condemn me!
by SatCure
Sat Feb 17, 2018 4:17 pm
Forum: Chatter
Topic: Help. Shotguns not allowed.
Replies: 17
Views: 5439

Re: Help. Shotguns not allowed.

Erect a clear, polypropylene roof over the area. Make it slope at least 3 degrees. Easy to hose down when the rain doesn't do it for you.
by SatCure
Thu Jan 18, 2018 11:12 am
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Permanent Residence Document
Replies: 7
Views: 1909

Re: Permanent Residence Document

I must have missed something. I have a beige (indefinite) residency permit. Are you saying that this (indefinite) permit is no longer indefinite?

P.s. I just used it to renew my IKA book in Haniá.
by SatCure
Sat Jan 13, 2018 9:36 am
Forum: Computers, TV, Telephone and Internet
Topic: email and new router problem
Replies: 8
Views: 3187

Re: email and new router problem

Clearly, the problem lies with the new router settings. To see them, launch your web browser and type in the address, such as: http://192.168.1.1 and hit Enter. That address might be on the router's label and/or in the instruction leaflet. Then type in the Admin name (usually "admin") and ...
by SatCure
Sat Jan 13, 2018 9:01 am
Forum: Computers, TV, Telephone and Internet
Topic: BBC and VPN
Replies: 5
Views: 2815

BBC and VPN

I just cancelled my contract with StrongVPN because they can no longer provide an IP address that works with BBC. They refused a refund. There are VPN providers that still work but I'm not going to name them here because I'm sure that the BBC has people trawling the Internet looking for such posts s...

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