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  1. kurosagi01

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    Royal Mail sucks 7/10 times for me,they lost a international letter been sent in January time and only arrived in March,when the 2nd letter came in 2weeks time again in February and been shipped in February.
    If i was going to rely on Royal Mail it just has to be 1st class recorded but then again i have had issues with them.
    City Link are sometimes d*cks too when,they say they dumped a card when i didn't even receive one and i was waiting for them on the day.
     
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    This thread isn't as busy as it used to be!

    I just today got some new speakers to add to my growing collection.

    [​IMG]

    Ruark Templar (V1) speakers. Bloody gorgeous. Sound better then that. And only £100 off gumtree?!

    Still listening but wow magical sound really high end. Great :)

    What's your best hifi purchase? This ranks up there for me.
     
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    AKG 701 phones, still need to invest in a GOOD headphone amp as the cheap tube amp I bought from Ebay really doesn't cut it. Audio equipment is weird, you can literally pay tons for high end stuff that most people wouldn't even be able to hear the difference between that and low end stuff. Also you find yourself analysing sound more when you do buy high end, I guess you want to know that you hear the difference and justify your spend so it kind of takes away from the relaxation of just listening if that makes any sense?

    On vodka sooooo it might not :toast: :roll:

    Nice bump to the best thread on TPU :rockout:
     
  4. MoonPig

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    I got a £400 Onkyo kit for free. It was delivered to me by accident.

    I think that's a good purchase ;)
     
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    FreedomEclipse ~Technological Technocrat~

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    you didnt need to sign for it??
     
  6. MoonPig

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    My dad simply scribbled on the sheet.

    It was addressed to me and everything. This was like 2 months ago. According to the box, it had been moving around depots for 2 weeks before they sent it to me.

    Win, imo.
     
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    FreedomEclipse ~Technological Technocrat~

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    well no idea - I was once told by DHL that i needed to pay a £12 customs charge and give the driver the money but the driver didnt ask for it so i didnt pay it.

    thought i had got away with it till DHL sent me a letter through the post demanding i pay up lol.

    even if its just a scribble, id say you got extremely extremely lucky. as the courier has your address and if the people who sent it saw that it didnt reach the correct location, im sure they will come knocking on your door to claim it back.

    I wish i was that lucky as a good onkyo setup is on my to do list to replace my Z5500's


    ::EDIT::

    the one i will most likely be getting is the HT-S5405 unless the HT-S6405 drops in price by the time ive saved up all my pennies
     
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  8. NdMk2o1o

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    How'd you do this? something you ordered and subsequently cancelled?
     
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    I got a case from Alex and when that turned up, so did the Onkyo box.

    It was un-opened and had all my correct details all over it. Even had my mobile number and a tracking code that was for me.

    This was like 2 months ago now. No-one has been yet, so i doubt anyone ever will. If they did, i'd just tell them to go away politely, lol.
     
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  10. NdMk2o1o

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    Ah this the guy some people had issues with receiving items they bought from his on TPU? maybe he packaged it wrong?

    Oh well, gift horse and all that, what exactly was it you received btw?
     
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    Alex never failed anyone. He left because he didn't enjoy TPU anymore.

    It's HT-R548 with surrounds and a sub.
     
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    My bad, am maybe thinking bout someone else last year.

    Thats a hell of a freebie man, lucky sod :p
     
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    Local Council elections today. Had a fun fucking time looking for my poll card.

    Scottish Local Elections used to be on the same day as the Scottish Parliamentary Elections but they fucked up the last one (2007) and decided to make it separate. If i remember correctly, they totally fucked up the counting or something.
     
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    Go Boris Go!

    I voted Conservative/Lib Dem for everything.... Labour have had a chance to fuck everything up already
     
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    Forgot to vote, go me.

    Too far to go now and i have coffee ... :(
     
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    if your going to vote dont piss it up the wall, tick all the boxs;) ,see an end to this 25% majority rule bullshit

    politics in a nutshell , some guy i pay more then i get , tells me i need to pay more each week to ensure the world dosnt fall appart , all whilst the worlds falling appart, but dont drink smoke or eat your way to happiness because that might end up costing NHS dollers , just run and stuff

    and they all have a plan, one they cant tell you yet and is the same as the other teams

    we should have a soddin spokes person not a prime and a council of elders or sumat, plus web, and library based voteing on everything that matters with the council dealing with the menial
     
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    Lol, I dont vote nationally but do for the locals but I had to laugh, are we not in a recession again? Don't we have the highest levels of unemployment since the last Conservative government? Don't we have the lowest growth for 15 years? ohhh and funny enuff, we actually have a HIGHER defecit now than we did when they won (because of the lack of growth.... less income coming in negates the savings).

    I voted Lib/Dem on my locals because they are good around my area, but lets not kid ourselves, whoever was in power would struggle to straighten this lot out, at least that Labour party could in part blame the US Prime market for some of the woes in 2008, we can't even do that currently.
     
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    I can't vote, but if I can my vote will go to Boris, I hate Ken with a passion.
     
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    :laugh:

    In the council elections i decided not to vote by party but by candidate, based on what the fuck they actually plan to do for my local community. I heard that councillors are more important than MSPs/MPs as they actually have the power to spend allocated budgets. They can effect local issues more because they actually decide how it gets spent.

    I numbered a local independent (was on council before and is really clued up about the area and its problems), a Labour runner and 2 other people, beyond that i didnt fancy anyone plus i dont think it would matter i mean who in this area is going to number a Tory or a Lib Dem! SNP and Labour are stale, seems like those guys are just there to fill up the City Chambers and try get a majority. The big parties are impersonal and expect us to vote on our party preferences. Saying that though id rather have a Labour led council than SNP.

    I lol'd @ the typical SNP Asian guy, Asians vote Asians, fact. I expected people to tell me their policies but i expect the runners where at other polling stations.

    Ah that's right London Mayoral Elections are at the same time as the local elections.
    Fourstaff, how come you can't vote?

    @ Tatty - Seems to me that every party in power likes to blame the last government and bring no solutions of their own. The SNP and Tories are really hammering the its not our fault the last government fucked up. Like i said its not like those parties have offered a much better solution, so seems to me they got in power as a bit of a voter backlash. Im kinda worried that UKIP, BNP and some of those minor parties will make grounds.
     
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    I know this, but in our area the Labour party are absolute scum.... They really ruined the regeneration of our area... that's the only reason....


    Lib dems have some nice ideas but i don't think people think that they can pull it off
     
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    I am an illegal alien in this country :roll:

    Temp residents are not allowed to vote iirc.
     
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    thank god im not your pimp otherwise border control/immigration would charge me £10'000 if i was caught whoring your ass on the street.
     
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    London is the mosty amazing city in the world...so I have just determined firsthand.

    Hey you finally got some! Ohhhhh...sorry that's the warm IPA talking.
     
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    is their two i didnt much like the one i went to a few times:p , nah jokein ,was too busy for me tho, and im in manchester
     
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    So, two of my colleagues are getting fiber at the of June and I'm not. FU BT FU!
     
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