Here is a list of all the postings Roger Provins 2 has made in our forums. Click on a thread name to jump to the thread.
|Thread: Changing Broadband|
I have the same provider and have found exactly the same. No complaints.
|Thread: Hoover bags|
Or, to paraphrase an old saying, "A vacuum bag, a dog, and a walnut tree the more you beat them the better they be".
|Thread: Trends in Radio Ads|
I don't listen to music very much just Radio 3 and Classic FM sometimes but mainly listen to Radio 4, LBC and Radio4 Extra. on DAB.
I find the most obtrusive ads are those on Classic FM - put me off listen to the programme.
|Thread: Making a torch|
I'd build something using leds and 18650 3.7v 4250 mAh cells.
|Thread: New old 1950's Myford 7 Lathe still in the crate|
How about $45,000 for a still sealed camera with an xray to prove the contents ?
|Thread: What a waste!|
I'd far rather have my orders come boxed with packaging than in a padded envelope. I can reuse the boxes and packaging for my own postings but not padded envelopes.
|Thread: What are these clips?|
Thanks Dave. I just wondered as other businesses are freely mentioned without comment.
^^ Me too. Are not supposed to mention eBay by name?
|Thread: Anyone here got Amazon Echo Plus, Alexa?|
Long time since I've had a mobile. Had them from my works, right from their beginning when they were like bricks, but since retiring have no need.. Cant say I miss not having one. Anyway Alexa is a much better toy
Edited By Roger Provins 2 on 06/04/2018 22:41:14
If you had broadband you'd find there is much more to them than using them to listen to a radio station or making cat noises.
Edited By Roger Provins 2 on 06/04/2018 09:49:44
I just plugged the aux out into my "HiFi" amp - sounds great to me and others who have heard it. But no doubt audiophiles would find fault.
I guess it all depends on what sort of internet connection and provider one has. No download limit on my 100Mb broadband service, plays more or less anything I tell it to - by genre, artist or track. Shuffled and endlessly if so required. Hundreds of radio stations, albums and countless free apps. Home automation has quite a few available devices and the number is growing. Control is either by voice or touch screen. Sure there is some extra paid for stuff but there's nearly always a free alternative.
When on the internet if I'm going to get advertising anyway I'd much rather it was targeted at stuff that I may conceivably be interested in than just random ads.
The paranoid should first read this
There are also many other web articles on the subject to soothe your nerves.
Maybe you should also check up on what your maid is doing when you're not about.
Roger (who has two Alexas!)
Edited By Roger Provins 2 on 05/04/2018 10:40:24
Seems like Maplin are in trouble.
|Thread: What does 'gauge' mean?|
There's an interesting page on Metrication in the United States in Wikipedia.
|Thread: Super Customer Service|
Yes they're a very good company. Before retirement I worked at a school and we used them a great deal - never had a problem.
|Thread: Attachment value|
No, not really, phishing is "The fraudulent practice of sending emails purporting to be from reputable companies in order to induce individuals to reveal personal information, such as passwords and credit card numbers".
|Thread: Scam or too good to be True|
Strange. Postage only £5?
|Thread: Evading VAT and Import Duty|
Having been stung a couple of times I now won't buy or sell anything of more than very minor value outside the EU and I don't use eBay's dreadful Global Shipping Program. Don't find I'm losing out much - if at all.
Edited By Roger Provins 2 on 10/12/2017 10:21:22
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