Put the BBQ in the garage & watch the rain. Winter 2016 chat

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None at all :D The heated front & rear windows were on as well at that point as the windows were all completely opaque. :D
I have sworn that the next car we'll have will have (nice rhyming sound there incidentally) a Webasto.
Yes, I know that it's extra Kg's carried around always, and it's not going to reflect on the re-sell price (never get the investment back).
But boy, what a relief it is to be able to "pre-heat" the car before you zoom off.
Very expensive pleasure, but what a difference it makes!

(Some people use garages, even heated ones, but that's even more expensive, so I'll go for the integrated option!)
 

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Vipersan

I have just noticed that, a few posts ago, you mentioned the financial benefits of "PIP" (= "Picture in Picture" but I can't see how that would be a "financial" benefit!???) - might you just have meant "PPI" (you know, the one about which we see ads on TV, AND, GRRH, get cold calls on the phone)? :)
 

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Vipersan

I have just noticed that, a few posts ago, you mentioned the financial benefits of "PIP" (= "Picture in Picture" but I can't see how that would be a "financial" benefit!???) - might you just have meant "PPI"

It's Personal Independence Payment....
 

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Did wonder about that myself.
 

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Never heard of "that" version of "PIP" - s0 how does one "qualify" for it? ("Want to know", provided that does not involve SWMBO or moi-meme "shuffling off this mortal coil" first!)?
 

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Where's the big dish gone?

Still there behind of the carport. But must say that both of my dishes been quite jobless on last months because of IPTV. I know CJ that You´re not biggest iptv fan but must say that as a former radio-dxer, channels like CHCH, CHEK, CHEX, CKWX, WCAX, WRAL, WADL, TSN etc. are more than great to watch. Especially when these been "mission impossible" by satellite-tv. I founded some quite Ok service from Canada and quality mainly really watchable. And funny thing also that canadians like same sports as we finnish and a landscape seems very similar as climate also. Big fan of Canada tv-channels now :)
In fact my ku dish parked also @22W (11161H) NHL match feed/NHL Network since October.

... what's the big conning tower in the distance? lol

It is water tower and same time landmark of our little town Kerava (huge Kerava sign shine there).

(1st english language message after months, hope You understand still) :lol:
 

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Still there behind of the carport. But must say that both of my dishes been quite jobless on last months because of IPTV. I know CJ that You´re not biggest iptv fan but must say that as a former radio-dxer, channels like CHCH, CHEK, CHEX, CKWX, WCAX, WRAL, WADL, TSN etc. are more than great to watch. Especially when these been "mission impossible" by satellite-tv. I founded some quite Ok service from Canada and quality mainly really watchable. And funny thing also that canadians like same sports as we finnish and a landscape seems very similar as climate also. Big fan of Canada tv-channels now :)
In fact my ku dish parked also @22W (11161H) NHL match feed/NHL Network since October.



It is water tower and same time landmark of our little town Kerava (huge Kerava sign shine there).

(1st english language message after months, hope You understand still) [emoji38]
Yes I understand, your typed English was fine there, thanks for the info [emoji4]
 

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Xmas day was very mild here - this morning its squally & occasional snow showers :(

(Although the ground is too warm for it to stick around)
 
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just a bit of wind currently.
Around 6-8 degrees C.
Although the barbie probably wont be engaged this week, perchange there'll be time for doing the dishes? :D

Mild is the key word here.
Watch the Rain indeed...
 

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Was going to cook me up a steak on the Weber today, lifted the lid on it, and, erm, it's life Jim, but not as we know it, it's gone mouldy and 'orrible in there, so, sod it, I'll clean it some time next year!! o_O

Steak'll be pan fried in a cast iron pan, and accompanied by "I can't be arsed to peel the potatoes" (also referred to as "rustic") chips... :-rofl2
 

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