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by Mrblobby
Thu Jun 25, 2020 8:16 am
Forum: General Discussion Area
Topic: The 90 minute test
Replies: 2
Views: 372

The 90 minute test

Does anyone have any details of the testing being done at Paphos airport for Covid yet ? Is the test machine the Samba II ? Cost about £23,000 each . Does anyone know how many test these machines can do per use ? Are people aware of how invasive the test is ? It’s not just a “q” tip up your nose but...
by Mrblobby
Thu Jun 25, 2020 7:48 am
Forum: General Discussion Area
Topic: post from UK,
Replies: 29
Views: 1358

Re: post from UK,

I agree with Lloyd , Amazon now no longer offer expedited delivery on some items .

One good service I found recently was placing an order on AliExpress , and an item was sent from China with DHL and arrived at my door within a week .
by Mrblobby
Wed Jun 24, 2020 9:58 am
Forum: General Discussion Area
Topic: Text message from AHK
Replies: 13
Views: 1810

Re: Text message from AHK

It looks like the trial system is over for me , the meter reader has just been to my house .
by Mrblobby
Wed Jun 24, 2020 7:28 am
Forum: Music
Topic: The great Harry Nilsson..Oh and a happy fathers day to all of us Dads.
Replies: 8
Views: 188

Re: The great Harry Nilsson..Oh and a happy fathers day to all of us Dads.

Sadly The two writers of the song, “Without You “ , Pete Ham and Tom Evans, committed suicide In different years .
by Mrblobby
Wed Jun 24, 2020 6:45 am
Forum: General Discussion Area
Topic: post from UK,
Replies: 29
Views: 1358

Re: post from UK,

Not from the U.K. , but a package for me has now landed twice in Larnaca . 26th May and 17th June ? Not got to me yet .
by Mrblobby
Thu Jun 18, 2020 12:13 pm
Forum: Financial Matters
Topic: Cyprus Tax Declaration 2019 - UPDATED 18 JUNE 2020
Replies: 47
Views: 5991

Re: Cyprus Tax Declaration 2019 - UPDATED 18 JUNE 2020

Thanks galexinda , I thought 2019 was going to be the year everyone had to fill in a tax form regardless of income , obviously the law did not go through . As I have been filling in tax forms for years on my low pension income , I will continue to do so . A translation of the official letter . The T...
by Mrblobby
Tue Jun 16, 2020 9:15 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: Swiss Policy Research - Facts about Covid-19
Replies: 6
Views: 234

Re: Swiss Policy Research - Facts about Covid-19

Oh look it’s the Swiss Doctor .
by Mrblobby
Tue Jun 16, 2020 8:29 pm
Forum: General Discussion Area
Topic: Who is/was Caroline ?
Replies: 3
Views: 718

Who is/was Caroline ?

This is on Kamares , just off the road to Zelemenos .
by Mrblobby
Sun Jun 14, 2020 5:17 pm
Forum: General Discussion Area
Topic: Parcel collection at post office
Replies: 12
Views: 1407

Re: Parcel collection at post office

They have that style of parcel boxes in Estonia, outside the shopping malls, works really well. Don't think it is a subscription thing, you just specify where you want it delivered and they text you an unlock code. I think the system here in Cyprus requires a subscription , about 18€ a year ...so n...
by Mrblobby
Sun Jun 14, 2020 10:02 am
Forum: General Discussion Area
Topic: Rapid testing at airports for people arriving from abroad...
Replies: 9
Views: 893

Re: Rapid testing at airports for people arriving from abroad...

The article in CM talks about a test that takes 90 minutes . The machine is probably the Samba II , which cost about £23,000 .
by Mrblobby
Thu Jun 11, 2020 11:22 am
Forum: General Discussion Area
Topic: Parcel collection at post office
Replies: 12
Views: 1407

Re: Parcel collection at post office

Update . Parcel 24 service 29/05/2020 Cyprus Post in order to avoid congestion at the Post Officeς, during the period of the COVID-19 outbreak offered free of charge the use of Parcel 24 service. During that period 4000 customers were duly served and more than 5000 items were delivered through Parce...
by Mrblobby
Wed Jun 10, 2020 8:33 pm
Forum: General Discussion Area
Topic: Nereus Hotel not reopening..
Replies: 8
Views: 1102

Re: Nereus Hotel not reopening..

We have also heard they will not be reopening , but only personal nothing official .
by Mrblobby
Tue Jun 09, 2020 12:43 pm
Forum: General Discussion Area
Topic: Flight pass to Cyprus
Replies: 9
Views: 887

Re: Flight pass to Cyprus

Obviously you have to use a bit of common sense and look at the list of allowed countries .
by Mrblobby
Tue Jun 09, 2020 9:08 am
Forum: General Discussion Area
Topic: Flight pass to Cyprus
Replies: 9
Views: 887

Flight pass to Cyprus

The flight pass to Cyprus has gone live , obviously U.K. is not on the list yet .

https://cyprusflightpass.gov.cy
by Mrblobby
Mon Jun 08, 2020 12:29 pm
Forum: Jokes
Topic: Egypt
Replies: 3
Views: 600

Egypt

The Government in Egypt has asked all the city`s Taxi drivers to drive around Cairo sounding their horns. It is hoped that the familiar sounds of the City will induce a return to tranquility and normality following the Pandemic.
Operation "Toot `n calm `em" will last for the rest of the week.
by Mrblobby
Sun Jun 07, 2020 7:18 am
Forum: General Discussion Area
Topic: Who wants to be a millionaire US
Replies: 0
Views: 394

Who wants to be a millionaire US

The Americans are running a version that has an unusual twist for having no audience due to covid .

It’s quite watchable if you can get it .

This is episode 9

by Mrblobby
Sat Jun 06, 2020 4:31 pm
Forum: General Discussion Area
Topic: International Space Station
Replies: 3
Views: 344

Re: International Space Station

NASA is the place to go Trev .

If you sign up with them they will send an email when it is next due over Cyprus .

https://spotthestation.nasa.gov/
by Mrblobby
Tue Jun 02, 2020 4:30 pm
Forum: General Discussion Area
Topic: Pantheon Hall - Part 1. Boxing fun
Replies: 9
Views: 1131

Re: Pantheon Hall - Part 1. Boxing fun

Thanks Dominic , fascinating blog .

A pro mo vid from boxing days and an aerial view from google maps .

by Mrblobby
Mon Jun 01, 2020 1:26 pm
Forum: Music
Topic: It’s the first of the month
Replies: 2
Views: 149

It’s the first of the month