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by kwackers
14 Oct 2019, 7:00pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: One Time Pass Code?
Replies: 59
Views: 1141

Re: One Time Pass Code?

I've been reading that story, too. All rather worrying. I just tried logging into my account. It asks for part of a "PIN" number, then part of a password. That's the system it's always used, ever since I first signed up for internet banking. But now it also sends a code to my mobile. The ...
by kwackers
14 Oct 2019, 1:26pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: What Would You Do With £170M
Replies: 94
Views: 1638

Re: What Would You Do With £170M

nah not very imaginative. buy a town and call it Sodom and Gomorrah I was looking out of the window when a bloke fell past and splatted on the pavement. Later the police asked me if I knew why he'd killed himself, I told them it was because he had VD. "How do you know that?" they asked. I...
by kwackers
14 Oct 2019, 12:54pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Diplomatic Immunity?
Replies: 98
Views: 1872

Re: Diplomatic Immunity?

mercalia wrote: this is getting way off topic.

Don't know about topics, but I ate a marathon the other day.

Hazelnuts or peanuts - that's the question.
by kwackers
14 Oct 2019, 9:17am
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Phone with google
Replies: 10
Views: 207

Re: Phone with google

Any help for my phone? A brand new Moto phone with Google. Whatever I try to use - radio, sounds, podcasts - as soon as he head phones are inserted the system goes haywire. I imagine that it thnks I am trying to communicate with Google Assist. Google assist requires something to wake it up, either ...
by kwackers
14 Oct 2019, 9:13am
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Diplomatic Immunity?
Replies: 98
Views: 1872

Re: Diplomatic Immunity?

Vorpal wrote:the animal must be alive and healthy when slaughtered.

Can you slaughter a dead animal? :lol:
by kwackers
14 Oct 2019, 8:56am
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Diplomatic Immunity?
Replies: 98
Views: 1872

Re: Diplomatic Immunity?

OK so we're all ok with Halal butchery ????? As long as the animals don't smell of chlorine ??? I'm not (or Kosher). Not all forms of Halal require the animal to be slaughtered without stunning though - like most religious nonsense it's all down to your interpretation. And gassing pigs is their own...
by kwackers
13 Oct 2019, 7:00pm
Forum: Electric bikes
Topic: Small e-cars and e-bikes: please explain!
Replies: 48
Views: 1336

Re: Small e-cars and e-bikes: please explain!

Over in the Extinction Rebellion topic, a thread drift mentioned problems with cars blocking charging points. How? Do charging points only have one parking space nearby? Are the leads very short? If yes to both, why? That seems like a daft design. The leads are usually quite long - long enough to g...
by kwackers
13 Oct 2019, 4:42pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Extinction Rebellion
Replies: 609
Views: 11881

Re: Extinction Rebellion

brynpoeth wrote:Cars are carp, electric cars too, please to get back on topic :?

Carp are fish, fish are definitely not cars, therefore cars aren't carp.
by kwackers
13 Oct 2019, 2:57pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Diplomatic Immunity?
Replies: 98
Views: 1872

Re: Diplomatic Immunity?

Interesting thought. One to watch. its all those chlorinated chickens Trump wants to dump here :wink: It's a good scam. Get her sent back and fill the hold with chlorinated chicken. Folk will be so busy watching who's coming down the steps they won't think to look at whats being loaded onto the bag...
by kwackers
13 Oct 2019, 12:44pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Chip and Pin question
Replies: 40
Views: 748

Re: Chip and Pin question

( i am so old I don't understand what "hash" really means. A hash is just a number or string of characters that's calculated using some maths. For example if your pin is 1234 and you multiply it by 11 divide it by 7 and add the original number you'd get 3173. That 3173 is the hash. Its ju...
by kwackers
13 Oct 2019, 12:33pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Extinction Rebellion
Replies: 609
Views: 11881

Re: Extinction Rebellion

The battery range for a PHEV that's adequate depends on the owner and the usage. I read somewhere or other that most trips in most cars are well short of 30 miles. In practice it's enough for the likes of me & t'ladywife to use everyday in the countryside ... but it does depend on having a char...
by kwackers
13 Oct 2019, 11:49am
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Chip and Pin question
Replies: 40
Views: 748

Re: Chip and Pin question

PDQ Mobile wrote:Kwackers
Think on...?
Think on what?

I am old I fear.

Perhaps it's a colloquialism.

Try to use your card but the pin isn't accepted, switch on the grey matter and realise you changed the pin (think on) so you enter the old pin and viola!
by kwackers
13 Oct 2019, 10:33am
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Chip and Pin question
Replies: 40
Views: 748

Re: Chip and Pin question

The original question is how does payment succeed if you change your PIN after the new card is posted and then pay at an unconnected terminal. All other configurations have been accounted for. Actually it's amazing that no one on hear knows whether a short haul Easyjet flight has connectivity or no...
by kwackers
13 Oct 2019, 10:05am
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Extinction Rebellion
Replies: 609
Views: 11881

Re: Extinction Rebellion

Plug-in Hybrids are the way forward for now. No range anxieties, and 100+mpg economy. Our Hybrid isn't plug-in and we can only do a couple of miles on EV. Even then, the speed has to be low and the route level. Downhill, there's no limit of course. :wink: Plug-in Hybrids can go for 20miles just on ...
by kwackers
13 Oct 2019, 9:39am
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Chip and Pin question
Replies: 40
Views: 748

Re: Chip and Pin question

Very interesting NA. Thanks. Makes sense. Still doesn't explain how all this works without being connected to a bank, or by using one of the little gadgets from Natwest I showed that verifies the Pin or how the bank can send you a new card with the existing Pin. PS, we don't have to go online and v...