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The new introduce yourself thread.......

Tue Dec 15, 2009 11:30 am by Admin

Hi there folks....

As I go around the internet writing to this forum and that I notice that every forum has an introduction thread for new members or for people who want to join and feel the need to let us know a bit about them.

Up until now the ROB2 set of forums did not have a thread specifically for this purpose.

Now anybody who feels the need can write to this thread here and tell us …

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Announcement.....The keyboard shortcut for "send"

Sun Aug 04, 2013 1:25 pm by Admin

Hi folks....

Just to tell you that the keyboard shortcut function for sending a posting up to the forums from the compose box has been returned to use. ( It was lost during a recent software update by the  Forumotion techies )

From now on, instead of scrolling down to the actual "send" box with your mouse you can send a posting or an edit straight to the forums by the use of the two …

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NHS Treats OAPs like Sh**

Sun May 03, 2009 8:20 pm by riders_on_the_storm

Hi all

Having experience of a close elderly friend of the family who, 5 years ago, had an operation on the gall bladder and who has not been right ever since, plus all the other never-ending stories about the appalling, disgusting and downright inhumane treatment of elderly people, I felt compelled to highlight this huge problem in this country.

Now the friend of the family could have been …

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The reshaping of the Labour Party.....

Thu May 31, 2012 12:08 pm by Admin

A group of people from within the Ripped-Off Britain website have joined together in order to lobby the present Labour Party so that it deliberately moves back to the best of the original Labour values.

We feel that after Tony Blair took the party all the way over to the right in order to attract - successfully we will admit - as many disenchanted ex-Tory voters as he could with his "New" Labour …

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HELP SHAPE BRITAIN'S POLITICAL FUTURE !

Thu Jul 05, 2012 2:04 pm by Admin

Hi site members and visitors.

Ivanhoe speaking........

Paul R - the administrator of the site , has given me permission to ask you all a favour with regards to our letter-writing campaign to Ed Miliband - that you probably all know about already. ( If not, the full letter can be found here: http://rippedoffbritain.forumotion.net/t1511-an-open-letter-to-ed-miliband )

I have agreed with Paul R, …

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The use of the "Entry Forum and Notes" and the "Portal page".

Sun Jun 10, 2012 12:09 pm by Admin

Thanks to one of our regular users: Clapco, I have been given the idea to advertise about and explain the existence of the "Entry Forum and Notes" sub-forum and the the existence and reason for the "Portal page".

The Entry Forum and Notes.....

This sub-forum is the one that is at the top of the form that visitors use to find out about the rules of the forum. A place to …

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Money saving expert

Fri May 25, 2012 8:34 am by Anonymous

Has anyone got any experience of Martin Lewis' Money saving expert.com website?

His is also a consumer affairs website and I would have thought there was some mileage in at least a dialogue and/or link exchange

Clapco

An open letter to Ed Miliband.

Sun Mar 25, 2012 11:52 am by papa_umau

The core of this letter has been created by dissatisfied “traditional Labour supporters”, who stopped supporting Labour when Tony Blair and Gordon Brown took Labour lurching to the right and adopted many Thatcherism practices from 1997.

Dear Rt Hon Ed Miliband.

I am the owner and webmaster of a popular consumer website called Ripped-Off Britain and with a few like-minded friends and the …

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Are BT trustworthy ?

Wed Jan 25, 2012 11:25 am by papa_umau

I ask this as I have been watching the marketing ploys of BT for some time now.

A few months ago I saw BT pushing their clumsy and ugly "Home-hub" router with the argument that it could provide up-to 20 megabits per second of data transfer. ( Incidentally they show it in adverts as including a land-line telephone but in the small print they say that this telephone "is not included in the deal" …

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