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  2. There is a whole thread just about this and how people play it. 
  3. Unannounced visit from debt collection bailiff

    Aha so the money owed is not because you claimed child benefit and the court now won't believe it (which is what I understood) but that there is money owed to other kids in another, previous family that has been unpaid?
  4. Hi, am calling from Microsoft. Your PC is infected

    Got another call from Microsoft. Told him his girlfriend wanted me to say hi because she couldn't talk because her mouth is full and hey you know what..his mom is here too; she also says hi. The guy tried to give me some BS about Sir you shouldn't talk..but then he lost it. I got 4 or 5 raving follow up calls. Priceless. Unplugged the phone, clocked all those 5 numbers and supplied them to my provider. When people are lying, cheating and scamming some just can't stand it when you not only treat them like idiots but also really push it in their faces. It's rubbing a little bit off their souls.  I await my next Microsoft caller. I believe I shall do the Little Britain Weightwatchers woman where she can't understand the very clearly spoken lady from India who is in the room.  
  5. Neighbours trespassing in my backyard

    A very strong talking to. Find the stick that works. I already mentioned this, threaten police and doctors and mention that the whole town will know. If she won't listen then call the police so she has to deal with the reality.   Failing that I do know someone who clears landmines in an old warzone in SE Asia  and runs a weapons company on the side. Let me know if you need the phone number.
  6. Prosecco: What Does It Mean

    People would just say Prosecco and assume you know what it means. I checked and it is used by all newspapers without clarification, including papers like the Sun (Bild type paper) - Here is a selection of Sainsburys Prosecco bottles all of which use Prosecco and technical/geo names One of the descriptions reads " a (in this case - fresh extra dry) sparkling wine made with grapes picked from the Prosecco area." In other words, don't sweat it, just say Prosecco or classic sparkling wine from the Prosecco region. The name has been protected since 2009 so it is a protected name, a specific type of wine from this region in N. Italy though the Austrians have rejected that. You could also say Glera but people don't know it.  
  7. Neighbours trespassing in my backyard

      The nice thing about a person like this is that you can threaten to give their name to the orbital laser cannons.
  8. Neighbours trespassing in my backyard

    Police and then emphasise that the whole street and town is talking about how the police has to come. Then tell her, next time you will call the mental hospital then the whole street and town can talk about the ambulance. Think small town to deal with this.
  9. Family member refusing to accept Inheritance

    If this is as you say (and the older sister was not the sole carer for the last 20 years, paid for everything etc) and if this is a totally unjustified and out of the blue thing then if it continues then if I was your mum I would meet the 2 sisters. I would talk to the oldest one and say this is her last chance, the next contact will be only via lawyer and she is out of the family and she can be on her own.
  10. Laws on leaving a dog indoors while one is away

    Hmmm, if the police were called and came I am surprised the police did not set people straight about this, you do not say if they came and what happened or was said and done. There is more awareness of discrimination these days, most people know you cannot exclude people based on ethnicity - the swimming pools for example work with this. I would be contacting the and talking about the incident and place.
  11. How to date without tinder

    I met my wife at breakfast in a hostel years and years ago.   Wasn't the first online big dating thing aimed at Jewish people finding a partner? Try a muslim dating site as well as installing tinder on a NEW phone that is not rooted. Also what hobbies do you have or like or would like to do and join a group like the others said, don't fake it.
  12. Vacation threat

    They need to cover at work and also make sure all holiday is taken and not carried over. It is late in the year and like most people here I find this reasonable. I go back home every year and I need to book a year in advance to get the weeks. Your legal matter is tricky but you need to block the holiday, maybe even some around end of December that you can swap
  13. possible psychopath at work

    I would ask for a meeting with the boss and say that there is a problem. Document how many times a week these things are happening and say it is up to him if he is happy being insulted and a potential sex harassment case. Get him to talk to the coworkers to see if they agree with your anonymous version. At least then it is documented and known. He can then submit a report to HR. 
  14. Hi, am calling from Microsoft. Your PC is infected

    Dudes...   Be the master and hero of your own phone. 
  15. Brexit / Applying for German citizenship

    Went through it, took me weeks to manage it, had to change my browser to chrome and set up auto refresh. Shockingly stressful.