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Re: Somewhere to Chat.

Post by Rocker » Wed Aug 16, 2017 9:49 pm

Sinead wrote:Grammer says Hello to everyone who has been asking after him. He is still in
hospital but making progress, he is having physio. His daughter gave me this
news this evening.

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Oh Sinead that is the best news I've had all year. We are with you grammer dnc1
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Re: Somewhere to Chat.

Post by Holla » Wed Aug 16, 2017 11:18 pm

Thanks for the update Sinead,hope the physio go's well for grammer.

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Post by bugrock » Thu Aug 17, 2017 1:03 am

Good to hear, Grammer. Best wishes from Oz. wuu wuu wuu wuu
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Re: Somewhere to Chat.

Post by spudseamus » Thu Aug 17, 2017 7:40 am

Great news ! Get well soon !

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Re: Somewhere to Chat.

Post by Dancer » Thu Aug 17, 2017 10:43 am

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Re: Somewhere to Chat.

Post by Dancer » Thu Aug 17, 2017 10:47 am

Great news about Grammer hellllo Sending him big hugs and get well soon wishes dnc1
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Re: Somewhere to Chat.

Post by Jemser » Fri Aug 18, 2017 11:59 am

Good to hear Grammer is on the mend, best of luck to you mate. Looking forward to seeing you out and about. wuu Thanks for the update Sinéad.
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Re: Somewhere to Chat.

Post by skins » Fri Aug 18, 2017 2:39 pm

Yes indeed, some good news....thanks Sinéad.
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Post by masterblaster » Fri Aug 18, 2017 4:31 pm

skins wrote:Yes indeed, some good news....thanks Sinéad.
Best wishes for a speedy recovery Grammer look forward to your Posts real soon.

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Re: Somewhere to Chat.

Post by Denis Cromie » Sat Aug 19, 2017 3:33 pm

Yeah c'mon Grammer,even I miss you.

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Re: Somewhere to Chat.

Post by Rocker » Sat Aug 19, 2017 5:23 pm

Denis Cromie wrote:Yeah c'mon Grammer,even I miss you.
He will get that wooden spoon to you !!

remember his Gathering ?? from 2013?...4 minutes of the Maestro!!

"The Gathering" the UNoffical theme

https://www.box.com/s/hipqas9uv3wd3xrb3h67

"They are coming on the boats and planes
heading out by car bus and trains
to the towns and villages of their native land
they are home, home
for "The Gathering".

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Re: Somewhere to Chat.

Post by Dancer » Sat Aug 19, 2017 6:07 pm

Well knock me over with a feather . Years ago when sing songs were a regular occurrence,
I remember someone singing Crochet the arrow and I always wondered what the significance
of a crocheted arrow was as I think the song was about a lover or husband or whoever , going
away. Anyway, last night a friend was talking about this song and I discovered :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:
that it is in fact Croce Di Oro hahahahahahahaaaaaa hellllo
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Post by Gerald » Sat Aug 19, 2017 7:31 pm

Dancer wrote:Well knock me over with a feather . Years ago when sing songs were a regular occurrence,
I remember someone singing Crochet the arrow and I always wondered what the significance
of a crocheted arrow was as I think the song was about a lover or husband or whoever , going
away. Anyway, last night a friend was talking about this song and I discovered :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:
that it is in fact Croce Di Oro hahahahahahahaaaaaa hellllo

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Post by Dancer » Sun Aug 20, 2017 7:27 pm

Hahahahahahahaaaaaa that was brilliant Gerald :lol:
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Post by Rocker » Mon Aug 21, 2017 10:45 am

Thanks for that Gerald. I laughed myself silly. With my poor hearing I can never hear the lyrics and have made some great gaffs myself :lol: :lol:

:lol: :lol: crochet the arrow :lol: :lol: Dancer you are a scream.
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Post by Holla » Sun Aug 27, 2017 9:53 am

On February 27th I reported our landline wasn't working service was resumed on August 21st what wonderful service from Eir /eircom only six months to fix a line in south county dublin waiting time for a rural area must take two yearsfor the first few weeks nothing but pure guff then a technician to the house then more lies in April I handed the case over to the comunictions regulator who are exelent but also got the run around more lies about having to get a licence from the coco to dig (I was told this in march )no dig ever took place I could go on and on and on again and in the end a way of an apology they offered to upgrade our bundle I told them I have no faith in Eir now so why would I upgrade and settled for financial payment.

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Post by Rocker » Sun Aug 27, 2017 10:58 am

Holla wrote:On February 27th I reported our landline wasn't working service was resumed on August 21st what wonderful service from Eir /eircom only six months to fix a line in south county dublin waiting time for a rural area must take two yearsfor the first few weeks nothing but pure guff then a technician to the house then more lies in April I handed the case over to the comunictions regulator who are exelent but also got the run around more lies about having to get a licence from the coco to dig (I was told this in march )no dig ever took place I could go on and on and on again and in the end a way of an apology they offered to upgrade our bundle I told them I have no faith in Eir now so why would I upgrade and settled for financial payment.
Gawd Holla...they would make you lose the will to live.
I love my old land line and we moved everything to Vodafone as the bundle was cheaper but....eir look after the line. We live in a lane and the lines are ancient and every time it rains the line goes. Now the man from eir is great and he comes out to the box which is some way away and fiddles around. The last time he phoned and said all O.K...nothing on the line...I phoned him the next day and when he went out to "the box" it appears the switch wasn't turned on. As far as I can tell the infrastructure is crumbling and the boys are using sticking plaster to get any lines going. I'd say they didn't want to tell you just how hopeless the system is. But, you'd think they would tell the regulator!
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Re: Somewhere to Chat.

Post by Toss » Sun Aug 27, 2017 2:11 pm

Holla wrote:On February 27th I reported our landline wasn't working service was resumed on August 21st what wonderful service from Eir /eircom only six months to fix a line in south county dublin waiting time for a rural area must take two yearsfor the first few weeks nothing but pure guff then a technician to the house then more lies in April I handed the case over to the comunictions regulator who are exelent but also got the run around more lies about having to get a licence from the coco to dig (I was told this in march )no dig ever took place I could go on and on and on again and in the end a way of an apology they offered to upgrade our bundle I told them I have no faith in Eir now so why would I upgrade and settled for financial payment.
I would run a mile Holla.... they are hawking the special 'bundle' deal around south Dublin over the summer and its a very hard sell. They tell you that they are upgrading the cables and you have the opportunity to avail of this early offer if you sign up now (the implication is once they leave the area, the offer goes). I asked the sales guy a few simple questions and he started to look edgy ..... a simple check online showed me that they are way behind on their installations and the people who bought are cracking up at the delays.

I use Virgin and their 240mb bundle is excellent given the level of units running off it. For the last 7/8 years we have our phone through Blueface (an online provider), €99 per year all in. The only downside is you cant use it for your house alarm (but our sis connected to our mobiles) and you have to pay if you want to call a mobile (but most peopel have mobile to mobile deals anyway).

Sadly your story is not unique and Eir are not delivering on their sales promises hence their repairs are suffering as they struggle to balance the two.
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Post by Jemser » Mon Sep 11, 2017 3:42 pm

Hi All, just wondering if anyone knows the date/year that Moore&Stoker closed it's doors in Dun Laoghaire. One of the guys in work thinks it is into the 1990's, but I reckon early 80's or so. Help???
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Post by Jemser » Tue Sep 12, 2017 10:16 pm

OK, so it looks like nobody knows, or gives a damn. BangHead
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Post by Holla » Tue Sep 12, 2017 10:25 pm

My guess is early 1990s I only passed the old shop on Monday and read an old planing application dates from 2014 and signed by someone with the surname Lee I wonder are the the same Lee family that owened the department store.


On another note I was in Tesco ballybtack today and looking out at me from the shelves were chocolate Santa's and selection boxes.

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Post by bugrock » Tue Sep 12, 2017 11:37 pm

We've had the Thingy Stuff on shelves since August! :twisted: :twisted: :twisted:
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Post by Strum » Tue Sep 12, 2017 11:59 pm

bugrock wrote:We've had the Thingy Stuff on shelves since August! :twisted: :twisted: :twisted:
Jemser wrote:On another note I was in Tesco ballybrack today and looking out at me from the shelves were chocolate Santa's and selection boxes.

Getting ready for ye. :evil: :twisted: :mrgreen:


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Post by Strum » Wed Sep 13, 2017 12:06 am

Was that Jewellers used as an internet cafe?

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Post by Jemser » Wed Sep 13, 2017 12:28 am

Don't think it was Strum, it was another shop close to there. It was painted Blue as I recall, used it once or twice long time ago. Also it is the same Lee family that owned the shop.
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