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Forum: Management companies, apartments, etc. 14-04-2014, 09:27 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 672
Posted By Buddyboy
I'd say your biggest concern is insurance. If...

I'd say your biggest concern is insurance. If there was a fire (even if the bike isn't the cause), then the insurance company could refuse to pay. You'd want to check the insurance contract and T&Cs.
Forum: Mortgage arrears, personal debt & negative equity - questions and case studies 25-03-2014, 02:57 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 11,354
Posted By Buddyboy
Rock on Janet! you should be rightly proud of...

Rock on Janet!
you should be rightly proud of yourself.
Forum: Overseas Travel,Holidays,Hotels & Airlines 06-03-2014, 09:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 647
Posted By Buddyboy
Best recommendation I can give is www.booking.com...

Best recommendation I can give is www.booking.com (http://www.booking.com).

Have used them a few times in Puerto del carmen and will keep doing so. (No affiliation).

Cancellation is free...
Forum: Mortgage arrears, personal debt & negative equity - questions and case studies 03-03-2014, 03:23 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,578
Posted By Buddyboy
I second Brontes proposal to combine Ang1170s'...

I second Brontes proposal to combine Ang1170s' two posts into a sticky on how to deal with banks. It is a very sensible, businesslike approach (that will go a long way if it every does come in front...
Forum: Overseas Travel,Holidays,Hotels & Airlines 03-03-2014, 03:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 530
Posted By Buddyboy
Visa card. Lodge money into the visa card...

Visa card.

Lodge money into the visa card beforehand and you will not be charged (other than the exchange bit) for taking it out.

Alternatively, if you have a debit card with Cirrus of...
Forum: Tax 21-01-2014, 02:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 448
Posted By Buddyboy
This may apply in cars, where the purchase date...

This may apply in cars, where the purchase date may be relevant. But with motorbikes, the age is the age of first registration in any country, i.e. when the bke was made. Where it has resided since...
Forum: Mortgage arrears, personal debt & negative equity - questions and case studies 21-01-2014, 12:59 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,148
Posted By Buddyboy
Thanks Brendan (s). I needed the laugh. I could...

Thanks Brendan (s). I needed the laugh. I could just see your face when you read the Original Post (OP).

Apologies to the original poster - you weren't the first to ask this type of question,...
Forum: Tax 21-01-2014, 12:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 448
Posted By Buddyboy
On motorbikes, the VRT is calculated on the age...

On motorbikes, the VRT is calculated on the age of the bike and the CC. It doen't matter when he bought it or when it was brought over, the calculation will be the same.

Have a look at the...
Forum: Homes and gardens 20-01-2014, 01:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,388
Posted By Buddyboy
How's about using it in the attic? Roll out...

How's about using it in the attic? Roll out noraml insulation between the joists, then lay the polystyrene as a second layer on top of the joists.

One warning, polystryrene dissolves electric...
Forum: Suggestion box 16-01-2014, 01:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,052
Posted By Buddyboy
My 2p worth is, if someone is going to use an...

My 2p worth is, if someone is going to use an acronym, then they should give the long-hand version first, with the acronym in brackets. Then use the acronmy from then on.
In the post above,...
Forum: Home energy 13-01-2014, 10:26 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,506
Posted By Buddyboy
Then you are in luck my friend :) (and it is set...

Then you are in luck my friend :) (and it is set up in the way that I thought odd in my other post - you learn something new every day (and by odd, I don't necessarily mean wrong - just not as...
Forum: Home energy 09-01-2014, 03:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,506
Posted By Buddyboy
I'm a bit of a contradiction, a luddite-gadget...

I'm a bit of a contradiction, a luddite-gadget freak if you will.

The irony is I work in IT, and spend my time convincing people that they don't need technology.

I read up and investigate all...
Forum: Home energy 09-01-2014, 01:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,506
Posted By Buddyboy
Before you go off the deep end with wireless...

Before you go off the deep end with wireless controls etc. (not that there's anything wrong with them), I'd step back a little.

At the moment, all you know is that you have two thermostats, and...
Forum: Homes and gardens 09-01-2014, 12:59 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,857
Posted By Buddyboy
I suppose one option is to get rid of the glass...

I suppose one option is to get rid of the glass and recycle bins, and just use them for waste. (I presume that the three bins you mention are glass, recycling (cardboard etc.), and waste.

You...
Forum: Home energy 07-01-2014, 03:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 971
Posted By Buddyboy
I'd also ensure that any attic insulation has...

I'd also ensure that any attic insulation has been addressed. You say that the windows and doors have been replaced, but has the attic insulation (if there was any) been upgraded to current building...
Forum: Banking, credit cards, etc 23-12-2013, 01:59 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 21,769
Posted By Buddyboy
I received an inital announcement letter, but...

I received an inital announcement letter, but nothing since.

I am trying to decide between switching my current and deposit accounts to either KBC or PTSB. I have yet to make a decision.

I...
Forum: Homes and gardens 23-12-2013, 09:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,289
Posted By Buddyboy
We have tiled floors throughout the house and...

We have tiled floors throughout the house and bought one of these

http://www.karcher.ie/ie/Products/Home__Garden/Steam_cleaners/Products/15123520.htm

We got the one that is continously...
Forum: Is this a scam? 21-12-2013, 12:50 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,171
Posted By Buddyboy
Just did a quick google, to see if the line open...

Just did a quick google, to see if the line open issue is still relevant (I'd hate to give incorrect information on the internet :D )

It appears so, and is only relevant to landlines.
...
Forum: Is this a scam? 20-12-2013, 02:14 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,171
Posted By Buddyboy
One amendment to the scam, which I have heard of,...

One amendment to the scam, which I have heard of, is that they ask you to call them back, and give you the number. When you hang up and redial, the line is still open (since they initiated the call...
Forum: Overseas Travel,Holidays,Hotels & Airlines 17-12-2013, 02:52 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,725
Posted By Buddyboy
Hmmm, i must look into some mix'n'match. Maybe...

Hmmm,
i must look into some mix'n'match. Maybe get the ferry all the way to Gijon (in two hops), then travel around (I tour by motorbike) and take it back from St. Nazaire to Rosslaire - cutting out...
Forum: Overseas Travel,Holidays,Hotels & Airlines 17-12-2013, 12:58 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,725
Posted By Buddyboy
I also see that they will be sailing to Gijon in...

I also see that they will be sailing to Gijon in Northern Spain from Rosslaire.

It's great to have a direct sailing to Spain. Up to now it was either drive through France or go...
Forum: Work, Careers, Employment rights, further education/training 13-12-2013, 01:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,583
Posted By Buddyboy
I agree with Gerry. I have delivered...

I agree with Gerry.

I have delivered training in the past, and have been recorded.

What happens is that you pretty soon forget that the camera is even there, when you're "in the zone".

If...
Forum: Cars, cycling and transport 09-12-2013, 12:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 819
Posted By Buddyboy
It's wrong. My car is a 09 import (imported it...

It's wrong.
My car is a 09 import (imported it last month). The NCT is booked for January 2014 (the earliest date I could get).

The car was first registered in Sept '09 so the NCT was already...
Forum: Miscellaneous Non-financial Questions 25-11-2013, 03:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,219
Posted By Buddyboy
Maybe its a Christmas (s)Elf Help video. ...

Maybe its a Christmas (s)Elf Help video.

(I'll get my coat).
Forum: Home energy 25-11-2013, 03:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,686
Posted By Buddyboy
Don't take this the wrong way, but your first...

Don't take this the wrong way, but your first port of call is the search function above.
All these questions have been covered many times before. Read through the various threads and then you will...
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