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by pabenny
Mon Jul 15, 2019 3:27 pm
Forum: Life's little questions
Topic: How many feet?
Replies: 17
Views: 367

Re: How many feet?

pabenny wrote:
Tue Jul 09, 2019 10:50 am
Bet you the description was written by some numpty and you'll get two packs of five pairs of socks.
Told you so.
by pabenny
Sat Jul 13, 2019 5:51 pm
Forum: In the news
Topic: ALERT: Whirlpool Spin Dryer Issues... or is it!?!
Replies: 23
Views: 693

Re: ALERT: Whirlpool Spin Dryer Issues... or is it!?!

Wow. That's significantly better than the previous reports that I've seen - delays of months before inspected/fixed and, for older machines, paltry discounts on new replacements.
by pabenny
Fri Jul 12, 2019 10:07 am
Forum: In the news
Topic: ALERT: Whirlpool Spin Dryer Issues... or is it!?!
Replies: 23
Views: 693

Re: ALERT: Whirlpool Spin Dryer Issues... or is it!?!

Don't hold your breath waiting for them to come back to you. Much of the criticism of Whirlpool over this is that they have been very slow at notifying owners of affected machines and been equally slow at fixing them. They have clearly taken a view - doubtless with appropriate legal support - that t...
by pabenny
Fri Jul 12, 2019 9:06 am
Forum: In the news
Topic: ALERT: Whirlpool Spin Dryer Issues... or is it!?!
Replies: 23
Views: 693

Re: ALERT: Whirlpool Spin Dryer Issues... or is it!?!

Properly evaluated, risk is the combination of likelihood and severity. If you are involved in an aeroplane accident, your experience may lead you to take a view on the risks of flying. Nevertheless, it remains the fact that (at least for Western airlines) accidents involving injury or fatality are ...
by pabenny
Fri Jul 12, 2019 6:22 am
Forum: In the news
Topic: ALERT: Whirlpool Spin Dryer Issues... or is it!?!
Replies: 23
Views: 693

Re: ALERT: Whirlpool Spin Dryer Issues... or is it!?!

From the government press release 4 April 2019
gov.uk wrote:Whirlpool’s affected brands are Hotpoint, Indesit, Creda, Swan, Proline.
Full text here:
https://www.gov.uk/government/news/offi ... isk-is-low
by pabenny
Tue Jul 09, 2019 10:50 am
Forum: Life's little questions
Topic: How many feet?
Replies: 17
Views: 367

Re: How many feet?

Tell us what arrives.

Bet you the description was written by some numpty and you'll get two packs of five pairs of socks.
by pabenny
Tue Jul 09, 2019 10:49 am
Forum: Life's little questions
Topic: Brexit Bounces too
Replies: 65
Views: 1385

Re: Brexit Bounces too

Yeah, whatever.

There won't be (m)any "mainstream businesses" taking that approach because there is no upside for them from Brexit.
by pabenny
Tue Jul 09, 2019 7:00 am
Forum: Life's little questions
Topic: Brexit Bounces too
Replies: 65
Views: 1385

Re: Brexit Bounces too

Is that the best you can do to find a business that welcomes Brexit and is investing in the UK as a result?
A German manufacturer of "luxury bathroom fittings" that will continue to sell its premium products in the UK after Brexit.

How many jobs are they creating in the UK? I
by pabenny
Tue Jul 09, 2019 6:53 am
Forum: In the news
Topic: This Heat Thing has been around a while....
Replies: 20
Views: 541

Re: This Heat Thing has been around a while....

Let's just ignore discussion about climate change that rebuts all those weak attempts at denial. Let's just talk about the weather instead.
by pabenny
Mon Jul 08, 2019 3:47 pm
Forum: In the news
Topic: This Heat Thing has been around a while....
Replies: 20
Views: 541

Re: This Heat Thing has been around a while....

The linked item references some data said to have been published 7 years ago.

Latest data is available at https://crudata.uea.ac.uk/cru/data/temp ... dCRUT4.pdf

This clearly shows that global warming did not actually stop and in fact temperatures are continuing to rise.