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  1. julian2002 wrote: too much TV has given people short attenion spans :)the worlds still up shit creek banks still bust and people are losing jobs faster than ob1 changes amps some have gone off to comfort buy and bang it on the credit card there are 4,164 members of the forum and if 70% are UK based thats about 3,000 and if 10% lose there jobs thats 300 not buying hi fi by NEXT xmas (not this one|) time will tell but sales in the classified and sales on e-bay and other forums show things are getting tougher
  2. dzeikei wrote: by the matching power amp
  3. you can do wills easy on line and buy forms from the post office, that said if there is any chance of a cat fight over the hi fi or anything else you own... pay up and get it done by a solicitor you have then left in place a person who has to answer for his/her actions if it goes pear shape anyone can buy software and call them sells a will writer here is such a course http://www.newleafdistribution.co.uk/newleaftraining/sswills.asp these will writers could have been selling kitchens last week
  4. icehockeyboy wrote: if your trying to flog your player.... saying KK says its good might not help you
  5. kingsxfan wrote: Or both of them.... :Dsays an art user
  6. This was interesting says my inflation is only 4.1% http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/business/7669072.stm#calcJump
  7. Neilb wrote: I had the turnberrys which I sold to meninblack and now have glenair 15 I have also used all the prestige range in the past they are fantastic speakers and work with all kit i even used a Naim 202 200 cdx2 for a year with turnberrys and have used 12 watt single ended to 1000 watts mono blocks with them any amp sounds good with prestige speakers even my chord stuff the glenair 10 is the runt of the litter and its hard to get a good sound out of it that said there are some smaller rooms where the speaker still has space to be moved away from the wall where it sings its aimed at the person who wants a 10 inch driver but wifes wants something that looks newer than the rest of the prestige range prestige range speakers will play ANY music from didio to classic
  8. Mr Cat wrote: but they're saying that unemployment could rise to 3million by 2010... thats about 2000 a day every day :shock:and when some days last week saw double that it could happen we had todays 2000 here link
  9. It was necessary to keep a good supply of cannon balls near >> the cannon on old war ships. But how to prevent them from >> rolling about the deck was the problem. The best storage >> method devised was to stack them as a square based pyramid, >> with one ball on top, resting on four, resting on nine, >> which rested on sixteen. >> Thus, a supply of 30 cannon balls could be stacked in a >> small area right next to the cannon. There was only one >> problem -- how to prevent the bottom layer from >> sliding/rolling from under the others. >> >> The solution was a metal plate with 16 round indentations, >> called, for reasons unknown, a Monkey. But if this plate >> were made of iron, the iron balls would quickly rust to it. >> The solution to the rusting problem was to make them of >> brass - hence, Brass Monkeys. >> >> Few landlubbers realize that brass contracts much more and >> much faster than iron when chilled. Consequently, when the >> temperature dropped too far, the brass indentations would >> shrink so much that the iron cannon balls would come right >> off the monkey. >> >> Thus, it was quite literally, cold enough to freeze the >> balls off a brass monkey. And all this time, you thought >> that was just a vulgar expression, didn't you? You must >> send this fabulous bit of historical knowledge to at least a >> few uneducated friends.
  10. The Unsolicited Goods and Services Act 1971 makes it an offence for a company to send you goods you have not ordered. The legislation is intended to discourage companies from sending customers unordered goods in the hope that they will be induced by lethargy or ignorance to pay for them. Companies who send out unordered goods in this way do so at great risk since once you receive the goods you do not have to pay for them and they are yours to keep. Unsolicited Goods and Services Act 1971 http://www.berr.gov.uk/files/file34916.pdf