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  #2301046 17-Aug-2019 20:53
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WOF mechanics changing settings in the car and not reversing those changes. And why was there a need to check what the heater is like at 27C anyway?


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  #2301047 17-Aug-2019 21:21
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WOF mechanics changing settings in the car and not reversing those changes. And why was there a need to check what the heater is like at 27C anyway?



Have your coolant changed?

 
 
 
 


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  #2301053 17-Aug-2019 22:28
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Good thought. Not that I'm aware of, and pretty sure they would've charged me for it if they had.

 

Regardless, and I sympathise with any mechanic that's cold-sensitive, but would've been polite to set it back to 19C.


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  #2301064 17-Aug-2019 23:47
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Websites that require you to select a username but are written so that you will no know that the username you chose is already in use until you have completed the remainder of the form - when you will get a message after clicking 'Next' informing you of that fact and returning you to the form to choose a different one.

 

At which point, you will find out that all the other information you tediously entered has been erased....






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  #2301087 18-Aug-2019 02:24
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Electrical/SKY/Alarm Installers who don't label patch cables.


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  #2301096 18-Aug-2019 08:50
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paulchinnz:

 

WOF mechanics changing settings in the car and not reversing those changes. And why was there a need to check what the heater is like at 27C anyway?

 

 

Possibly to help demist the windows quickly if they wanted to see where they were going and/or or to change the WOF sticker.

 

 


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  #2301435 19-Aug-2019 07:38
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paulchinnz:

 

Good thought. Not that I'm aware of, and pretty sure they would've charged me for it if they had.

 

Regardless, and I sympathise with any mechanic that's cold-sensitive, but would've been polite to set it back to 19C.

 

 

 

 

Yeah, cause it's takes a monumental effort to change it back yourself.


 
 
 
 


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  #2301728 19-Aug-2019 15:04
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clevedon:

 

paulchinnz:

 

Good thought. Not that I'm aware of, and pretty sure they would've charged me for it if they had.

 

Regardless, and I sympathise with any mechanic that's cold-sensitive, but would've been polite to set it back to 19C.

 

 

Yeah, cause it's takes a monumental effort to change it back yourself.

 

 

That'll be why it's in the "small annoyances" thread.  :-/





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The way my Samsung S9 nags me to set up Bixby voice  every time I unlock the phone.

 

(If anyone knows of a way to permanently get rid of this notification I'll be forever grateful.  Google is not my friend on this one.)





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  #2302155 20-Aug-2019 09:26
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floydbloke:

 

The way my Samsung S9 nags me to set up Bixby voice  every time I unlock the phone.

 

(If anyone knows of a way to permanently get rid of this notification I'll be forever grateful.  Google is not my friend on this one.)

 

 

People who buy phones with bloatware then complain...





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  #2302172 20-Aug-2019 09:38
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The way my Samsung S9 nags me to set up Bixby voice  every time I unlock the phone.

 

(If anyone knows of a way to permanently get rid of this notification I'll be forever grateful.  Google is not my friend on this one.)

 



 

Google “disable Bixby”. Note, what you need to do varies depending on whether you have Android O or P(One UI).

 

As well as the Bixby settings on your phone you need to turn it off in your Samsung account. I rid my S10 of Bixby so long ago I had to look it up, but it certainly doesn’t pester me as you describe.





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freitasm:

 

floydbloke:

 

The way my Samsung S9 nags me to set up Bixby voice  every time I unlock the phone.

 

(If anyone knows of a way to permanently get rid of this notification I'll be forever grateful.  Google is not my friend on this one.)

 

 

People who buy phones with bloatware then complain...

 

 

Agreed..... I didn't buy it.  😉  It was a corporate issued one that I was allowed to keep when I left my last job.  When it dies it will be replaced with something that has the most vanilla Android I can find.  Will be coming here to help me find one I expect.  (My experience with Samsung smartphones, had an S6 previously, has put me off the brand altogether.  It will take something quite compelling to make me ever buy a Samsung product again.)





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Contacting companies by their contact forms on their websites. I've contacted two different companies about lost property I've found. Neither has responded.


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  #2302423 20-Aug-2019 16:15
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DarthKermit:Contacting companies by their contact forms on their websites. I've contacted two different companies about lost property I've found. Neither has responded.

 

My experience exactly, on multiple occasions!

 

Never had a reply to any!


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  #2302426 20-Aug-2019 16:18
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Well I did get the automated "Thanks for ya inquiry, we'll get back to ya ASAP" spiel.

 

Screw 'em. I'll keep what I found.


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