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by Satbloke66
Fri 06 Nov 2015 08:52
Forum: Services & Trades
Topic: Rob Morley - House Renovations
Replies: 3
Views: 2300

Re: Rob Morley - House Renovations

I have to write to big-up Rob Morley after he has just finished a 7-month project for us. Rob is one of the best tradsemen I have ever had the pleasure of working with. He advertises himself as a house renovator but that barely begins to describe the multitude of skills he has. On our project, he h...
by Satbloke66
Fri 31 Jul 2015 08:24
Forum: Hi Tech/Geek
Topic: Internet speeds
Replies: 31
Views: 11918

I know it doesn't help you, but I live in Sorede and I get 17mbps
by Satbloke66
Tue 12 May 2015 21:55
Forum: Welcome to the P-O. Life Forum
Topic: New member looking to move to P-O
Replies: 7
Views: 8559

Re: New member looking to move to P-O

We are retired Canadian couple who have been living in El Port de la Selva for nearly four years, but now thinking about moving a little further up the coast. Appreciate any suggestions. We want a place we can rent year-round, close to beaches (We swim ALOT), quiet location but close enough to Perp...
by Satbloke66
Thu 05 Mar 2015 13:22
Forum: Hi Tech/Geek
Topic: Wi-Fi without landline
Replies: 17
Views: 7779

Re: Wi-Fi without landline

BT wrote:Hi,

Does anyone know if it is possible to get Wi-Fi without having a Landline. Our appartment is in the St Cyp area.

Regards

BT
Use your mobile phone as a wifi hotspot
by Satbloke66
Wed 17 Sep 2014 17:52
Forum: Property & Accommodation
Topic: Smoke Detectors to become mandatory
Replies: 2
Views: 2651

I find it amazing that everyone doesn't already have smoke alarms fitted ....
by Satbloke66
Sun 29 Jun 2014 16:53
Forum: Hi Tech/Geek
Topic: Anyone running Windows XP Professional?
Replies: 4
Views: 2549

malcolmcooper wrote:Thanks, that cracked it.
:)
by Satbloke66
Fri 13 Jun 2014 13:37
Forum: Hi Tech/Geek
Topic: Tablet/SmartDNS
Replies: 2
Views: 2001

Re: Tablet/SmartDNS

neil mitchell wrote:Hi All.
I'm thinking I might buy an android tablet. Just one question: will I be able to install the SmartDNS which I use from Overplay into it? Thanks.
Yes
by Satbloke66
Mon 26 May 2014 13:33
Forum: Finance & Banking
Topic: Scam? Or no scam?
Replies: 4
Views: 4661

SCAM

The cheque will be from a stolen cheque book, it will clear in your bank but will bounce up to 2 weeks later. You will have given away the furniture and paid him cash for the privilege of taking it away.

Bin the cheque.
by Satbloke66
Thu 10 Apr 2014 19:52
Forum: Places to visit/Info about the area
Topic: Over 60?
Replies: 4
Views: 3711

interiors66 wrote:Only a couple of years to go satbloke :lol:
Yup............ and then I'm off to Barcares to PARTY !!!
by Satbloke66
Thu 10 Apr 2014 13:41
Forum: Places to visit/Info about the area
Topic: Over 60?
Replies: 4
Views: 3711

Over 60?

If so you might want to consider moving to Le Barcares :shock:

Only in France..............

http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news ... le-banquet
by Satbloke66
Sat 15 Mar 2014 22:07
Forum: Hi Tech/Geek
Topic: twin lnb wanted
Replies: 32
Views: 13629

Oh Dear i only wanted a twin LNB not a dam twin tub,,to test my set up..I know all about the eBay ones new at around £12..i know all about cycling gear.55 years of competition, Olympic team member 1962, British champion track, plus 7 times Pyrenees Oriental master road race champion. 3 times Langue...
by Satbloke66
Sat 15 Feb 2014 00:49
Forum: Hi Tech/Geek
Topic: Help please - Smart TV anyone?
Replies: 14
Views: 6006

montgolfiere wrote:Benidorm and Outnumbered + of Course the Rugby!!!!!!
LIKE !!!

(except for Benidorm).................
by Satbloke66
Wed 29 Jan 2014 14:58
Forum: Property & Accommodation
Topic: Property wanted to purchase
Replies: 4
Views: 2862

Re: Property wanted to purchase

I have received the following message and should be grateful if anyone who has anything suitable for sale would contact me by PM. 'looking for house with back garden of at least 600 sq m walking to shops and/or beach. Minimum 3 bedrooms. Condition not important. Argeles sur Mer or nearby village. U...
by Satbloke66
Sun 24 Nov 2013 01:21
Forum: Places to visit/Info about the area
Topic: Skiing advice
Replies: 11
Views: 7654

Correct, Puigmal will not open this winter, all staff made redundant.
by Satbloke66
Sat 16 Nov 2013 13:27
Forum: Shopping
Topic: Prescription glasses online
Replies: 4
Views: 3208

Re: Prescription glasses online

Has anybody any practical experience of buying prescription glasses online. I understand the procedure just wondering if anyone knows what the quality etc is like. I am thinking of using a French sites to buy them. I've never used a French site but I have bought 4 pairs of glasses and sunglasses fr...
by Satbloke66
Tue 01 Oct 2013 13:49
Forum: Hi Tech/Geek
Topic: Very high 2F Signal today
Replies: 81
Views: 25920

Forgive my ignorance but why does knowing what time of day things are changing make any difference to what will happen in 2 months? Surely in a couple of months we will have UK TV or not. We may a bigger dish or not be able to receive at all. We may get it online or in some areas due to speeds not....
by Satbloke66
Fri 13 Sep 2013 18:26
Forum: Travel
Topic: Booking with Ryanair
Replies: 7
Views: 3185

It's easy to avoid the Ryanair booking hassle..........

Fly with Air France or BA.
by Satbloke66
Tue 10 Sep 2013 07:09
Forum: Travel
Topic: UK car registered in France
Replies: 5
Views: 4210

Re: UK car registered in France

May wrote:I have a British car here in France which is registered in France. I want to drive it back to the UK , can I do that
:?:
Of course, no problem....
by Satbloke66
Thu 05 Sep 2013 00:12
Forum: Property & Accommodation
Topic: Make $$$ from your property in France
Replies: 11
Views: 4682

CHANCERS!!!!
by Satbloke66
Thu 29 Aug 2013 13:57
Forum: Hi Tech/Geek
Topic: Orange France Broadband Speed (Or lack of it)
Replies: 10
Views: 6139

Re: Orange France Broadband Speed (Or lack of it)

We're supposed to get a 2mbps download speed with our contract but this hardly ever happens. I've just done a speed test and here are the results; Download 1.04mbps Upload 0.59 mbps I rang up the Orange Helpline but they're all busy and could not take the call. Our LiveBox Zen contract expires in S...
by Satbloke66
Wed 28 Aug 2013 20:12
Forum: Services & Trades
Topic: Moving Piano
Replies: 13
Views: 5594

interiors66 wrote:It's no help but I can't help but remember an ad for "pg tips" involving monkeys moving a piano
"dad, do you know the piano's on my foot"

"you hum it son, I'll play it"
by Satbloke66
Mon 12 Aug 2013 09:15
Forum: Hi Tech/Geek
Topic: Freebox Admin Password...help please
Replies: 6
Views: 2643

This page shows you how to re-initialise your password..

http://www.samn0.fr/index.php/freebox-s ... t-de-passe
by Satbloke66
Sun 11 Aug 2013 20:04
Forum: Hi Tech/Geek
Topic: Freebox Admin Password...help please
Replies: 6
Views: 2643

Try admin..
by Satbloke66
Sat 10 Aug 2013 22:07
Forum: Hi Tech/Geek
Topic: Phone switching to Spanish network
Replies: 2
Views: 1547

Switch off data roaming... this will stop it happening
by Satbloke66
Thu 01 Aug 2013 23:50
Forum: Services & Trades
Topic: English speaking Notaire for Will making
Replies: 11
Views: 3974

Try Xavier Doat,

Excellent English, very knowledgeable and helpful, we did our wills there.

Route de Collioure - BP 102
66704 ARGELES SUR MER

Téléphone : 04.68.95.36.00
Fax : 04.68.81.57.57
by Satbloke66
Thu 01 Aug 2013 00:05
Forum: Travel
Topic: FROGBUS USERS - Attention
Replies: 178
Views: 56384

Re: Frogbus

monsans wrote:
You seem to have more or less slated the entire region with your views on the transport system. Any other systems that should be scurtinised?? Interested in hearing about them.
Which bit don't you agree with? It's all true as far as I can see.
by Satbloke66
Wed 24 Jul 2013 18:34
Forum: Travel
Topic: FROGBUS USERS - Attention
Replies: 178
Views: 56384

Thanks Nigel. Seeing as I live close to Impasse de Sighs I set off and called in at 5pm. Massive villa round the back of all main roads all shuttered up and nobody in. Name on the post box is M et MDMA Yousef Touati. Next step is write and I'll try another call in. You are wasting your time with th...
by Satbloke66
Fri 28 Jun 2013 11:59
Forum: Hi Tech/Geek
Topic: Can't make our landline work.....
Replies: 6
Views: 2251

Re: Can't make our landline work.....

We bought a phone at a vide for our new house; plugged it in and it didn't work, so presumed it was a duff purchase. Went and bought one from a shop and that doesn't work either; it has a display/power but no dialling tone and when we call the number 'Free' assigned to us nothing happens and with n...
by Satbloke66
Mon 10 Jun 2013 13:04
Forum: Finance & Banking
Topic: Good news
Replies: 3
Views: 2635

The words deluded, French and moron spring to mind..