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    If you are picking up the signal directly then...

    If you are picking up the signal directly then you do not have a contract with Freesat so it doesn't matter a toss what their terms and conditions are. So in what way is it illegal?
  2. Thread: Torrejoven Hotel

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    Curses, it's changed it again! try "maps.live"...

    Curses, it's changed it again! try "maps.live" with "www." in front of it and ".com" after it. How tortuous is that?
    Rick.
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    In my address bar for the site I have Web browser...

    In my address bar for the site I have Web browser and Live Maps are incompatible but last time I typed it in it automatically changed it to the link on my first posting. Stupid computer! Hope it...
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    Forget about Google Maps and download Online Maps...

    Forget about Google Maps and download Online Maps (part of Microsoft).
    Then follow the instructions given above and when you get to the roundabout switch to "birdseye view" and you can see the hotel...
  5. Thread: Live Webcam

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    Live Webcam

    Dear Moderator,
    why is the webcam no longer "live" but refreshes every 60 seconds so that it is effectively just a succession of still pictures.
    We used to have great fun taking visiting youngsters...
  6. Was out last week and didn't see any but got a...

    Was out last week and didn't see any but got a couple of bites on three separate occasions.
    Wife still out there and got done badly by the little bleeders a few days ago.
    We are in the top end of...
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    Hi & welcome. You asked about Torrevieja but...

    Hi & welcome.
    You asked about Torrevieja but both of the replies so far relate to Playa Flamenca. You should be clear that these are totally different (albeit adjoining) towns, with Playa Flamenca...
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    Depending on exactly where you are in Aguas...

    Depending on exactly where you are in Aguas Nuevas, you could head along to the old coast road (walking distance) where the stretch known as Carretera de Torrejon (running from via Ronda to Calle...
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    Hi JeansSis, You won't get any discount until...

    Hi JeansSis,
    You won't get any discount until you have used them the first time. They then credit your account with 1 point for each 10 euros spent. (you can check your points tally by clicking on...
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    Thanks JeansSis, delighted to be corrected, as we...

    Thanks JeansSis, delighted to be corrected, as we haven't flown into Murcia for quite a while now, preferring wherever possible to use Alicante.
    Interesting to see that Record's prices are much...
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    Hi JeansSis, Found your entry interesting as we...

    Hi JeansSis,
    Found your entry interesting as we always use Record, so decided to compare for our next trip out. Doyouspain came in 278 euros to Records 280 euros, but as "club members" (no charge...
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    Water park well worth a visit for kids of that...

    Water park well worth a visit for kids of that age. Ozone centre next door to carrefour has a few things that might suit.
    All of the beaches nearby are very good. For me La Mata is the best if you...
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    Very broad generalisation but if you want...

    Very broad generalisation but if you want somewhere predominantly "British" look south of Torrevieja. If you want something a bit more "Spanish/International" look in Torrevieja itself or just to the...
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    Hi Tony, I'm fifty three and have paid into the...

    Hi Tony, I'm fifty three and have paid into the British state system way way over the average for all of my life and continue to do so. Unfortunately the state system is not funded but is a pay as...
  15. Thread: Auriga Car Hire

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    Hi Liz, Your experience is different from ours....

    Hi Liz,
    Your experience is different from ours. We have often compared Record's prices with a number of the brokers (carjet, holiday autos etc) and they have always been cheaper. If you're flying...
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    Re: UK Benefits in Spain

    I don't mind anybody having the option to live in Spain and it doesn't bother me that you might be able to do it on disability benefit, especially if it does improve your health. But don't you think...
  17. Thread: Auriga Car Hire

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    Please go easy on me if this is a stupid...

    Please go easy on me if this is a stupid question, but why go through a car broker and pay them a premium as middle man rather than booking directly with the hire company? Centauro have their own...
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    Mar Azul's attemts to relocate are being blocked...

    Mar Azul's attemts to relocate are being blocked at every turn by the Mayor of Torrevieja. They are now considering relocating to Orhuela Costa where the town hall is much more helpful. This may be...
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    I agree with virtually everything that Doc says...

    I agree with virtually everything that Doc says and, through experience, disagree with most of what Grange says. We were turned over three times in our first six months, the last time was after we...
  20. There is a bus stop virtually outside Pinocchios....

    There is a bus stop virtually outside Pinocchios. It doesn't actually go down to the coast road as such. It starts from the top end of La Mata and swings through La Mata's back roads until it comes...
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    No, route C continues on the same route as...

    No, route C continues on the same route as before. There is a new route which as yet doesn't have a route letter or permanent stops. (They are simply painted onto the street in yellow). It is called...
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    Passed it last night, big sign up saying grand...

    Passed it last night, big sign up saying grand opening tonight (Monday 26th)
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    Hmm... no comment yet from the English! They...

    Hmm... no comment yet from the English!
    They must all be too busy watching the cricket..........and praying!
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    Think the full stop at the end screws up the...

    Think the full stop at the end screws up the website address. Correct site is www.recordgo.com We have used them since Carjet put us with them one time and I then compared quotes for the next few...
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    Part of the "secret" is in the fact that their...

    Part of the "secret" is in the fact that their chickens are done on a rotisserie.
    The other part is (at least at La Mata market) the are stuffed with lots of garlic and thyme before being...
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