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by SatCure
Tue Jul 01, 2008 8:51 pm
Forum: Chatter
Topic: hey everyone
Replies: 37
Views: 14867

Back in the sixties, everyone lived in caves near the beach - especially PaleoXora'. (Well, the foreigners did). Ask Ray. :wink:

andheath wrote:You sound like a really interesting person and wow what an incredible life you have had


How the heck can you tell all that from "im a new here"? :?
by SatCure
Tue Jul 01, 2008 8:44 pm
Forum: Chatter
Topic: The future of Energy - Madness in Action
Replies: 16
Views: 8286

Tut, Warwick, you clearly don't understand the principles of perpetual motion! :wink:

The water flowing down through the turbine generates enough energy to power the island AND to charge up the batteries which are used to pump the water back up during the night.
by SatCure
Tue Jul 01, 2008 8:31 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Rug Cleaners?
Replies: 6
Views: 3334

I just wear a baseball cap with ELLAS embroidered (in Greek, of course).
by SatCure
Tue Jul 01, 2008 8:28 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: move
Replies: 5
Views: 3548

Map for info:

http://www.alpha-omegaonline.com/logeme ... lque-1.htm

Panormon is about 20km east of Rethimnon.
by SatCure
Tue Jun 24, 2008 7:23 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Hash-growers Shot Policemen - Kalaznikof Attack
Replies: 11
Views: 5733

Ah, near Iraklio. Good. When we (eventually) emigrate, it will be to Xania province. (My wife told me so.) SWMBO.
by SatCure
Tue Jun 24, 2008 6:53 pm
Forum: Chatter
Topic: Lidl manager convicted in Greece over bottled mouse
Replies: 2
Views: 2766

Re: Lidl manager convicted in Greece over bottled mouse

Carolina wrote:redeemable at five euros (3.2 dollars) a day.

5 Euros is (today) worth 7.79 US dollars.
by SatCure
Tue Jun 24, 2008 6:26 pm
Forum: Chatter
Topic: mosquitoes
Replies: 20
Views: 12013

MOSQUITO BAIT - SCIENTISTS DISCOVER WHAT ATTRACTS MOZZIES US scientists have discovered what attracts mosquitos - smelly feet and Limburger Cheese ! The scientists have been trying to develop ways to tackle malaria which kills 2 million people every year, including a child every 30 seconds, by buil...
by SatCure
Tue Jun 24, 2008 5:58 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Hash-growers Shot Policemen - Kalaznikof Attack
Replies: 11
Views: 5733

Interesting but they don't mention the location. (I suppose they don't want everyone rushing to fill their pipes!)
by SatCure
Thu Jun 12, 2008 1:55 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Need my eyes OPENED!
Replies: 22
Views: 10089

latsida wrote:Where in the island will you be living? its wetter and windier in the west

Yes, where are you moving to in October? We are coming to Vamos for two weeks in October.
(You'll have plenty of dark nights in which to learn the language.)
by SatCure
Sun Jun 08, 2008 9:19 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Marouvas taverna, Vamos
Replies: 10
Views: 5957

I hope they reopen before I visit Vamos in October! :?
by SatCure
Sun Jun 08, 2008 9:13 pm
Forum: Computers, TV, Telephone and Internet
Topic: Posting problem
Replies: 7
Views: 4160

I have stayed with version 2 for my own forum. My brother installed version 3 but I wasn't impressed by the extra bells and whistles. By the way, I always remove the phpbb image, top left, and replace it with something more meaningful! You'll find it located at board/templates/subSilver/images/logo_...
by SatCure
Sun Jun 08, 2008 9:02 pm
Forum: Computers, TV, Telephone and Internet
Topic: A load of hot air?
Replies: 7
Views: 4168

The need for a hairdryer can also indicate failing electrolytic capacitors. Easily fixed if you can solder. http://www.glodark.com/temp/Taiwan_electrolytic_capacitor_failure.pdf http://www.glodark.com/temp/MotherBoard_Repair.pdf (I kept a copy of these pages because I had a sneaking suspicion they m...
by SatCure
Sun Jun 08, 2008 8:22 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: No petrol, strikes and more..
Replies: 26
Views: 14041

Wow €1.39 is almost as dear as the UK! :cry:
by SatCure
Tue Jun 03, 2008 10:09 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: No petrol, strikes and more..
Replies: 26
Views: 14041

Nobody buying petrol?
by SatCure
Mon Jun 02, 2008 4:42 pm
Forum: Chatter
Topic: apokoronas
Replies: 1
Views: 2260

We have been to Vamos. In Spanish the word "vamos" means "let's go". And we fully intend to! We've arranged to rent a house there for two weeks in October. One day soon we hope to buy a house in that area so this will be another reconnaissance mission.

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