Seriously they have been around for years, use the O2 network, and are cheaper to use either with goodybags or PAYG!, and they can actually pay you.
My used car buyer checklist, did I miss anything off?
Car I want
Less than 40000 miles, 2009 plate or newer Audi A6 TDIe SE 2.0 or Mazda 6 2.2 diesel or BMW 520d / 530d
Features I would like
Spare wheel type?, has wheel changing tools in the boot?
Can play music from iphone ?
Has big boot for bugaboo?
How many owners?
How much to tax?
How much insurance?
Get credit report to show no outstanding finance
Full service history?
Can I see the mot
Questions to ask about the car
How many owners has this car had?, check this against the V5C logbook
Are there any parts of the car that don’t work or are tricky to use or operate?
When is next major service due?
What needs doing?
When is next MOT due? If soon can you renew for me now?
Does it have any special features?
Where was this car bought ?
Has it been in any accidents
Does the car look OK?
Check windows for cracks
Check tyres for bulges / cracks
Check body panels all aligned and secure including bumpers
Check all buttons and lights, check for warning lights on dashboard
Is the price right?
Put details of this car into parkers.co.uk to see if price is right
What’s included in the price? Is road tax included, for instance?
What are you willing to sell the car for?
Pay as much as possible on cashback credit card
Get at least the value of webuyanycar.com for trade in
Empty current car petrol and take tax disc and parking permits
Do you also live in west london?, being driven potty by the sound of a giant aircraft roaring off over your roof just before midnight after spending two hours putting the baby to sleep?.
If you are wondering what you can do to voice your frustration then here’s a guide on one quick way to go about it.
First go to this clever website which very clearly shows the flight path and time a particular aircraft followed over a map so you can determine if it’s the one(s) that ruined your evening in your house / garden. The website http://webtrak.bksv.com/lhr does not show the last 24 hours of data due to some terrorist paranoia or other but if you can hold the fury for a day you can look up the aircraft the next day or just complain about all the ones from previous nights..
To speed up the complaints procedure, you can set the time that the replay starts in the highlighted area on the left, you can set the speed of the reply in the bottom middle highlighted area, and an example plane is highlighted on the right.
Next you need to click on the offending plane (you might need to pause if you are replaying rather fast) where you will see the options, to make a complaint click the first icon then click yes.
This then pops up a rather conveniently partially filled complaints form specific to the aircraft, you can have the form COMPLETELY AUTOMATICALLY filled in for you using a browser extension like autofill but this is not required to make the complaint (it just makes bulk complaining super easy)
The highlighted areas of the form can all be automatically filled by the browser extension so all you have to do is click submit (remember to remove the rules which are populated by the website directly such as the date and time or these would be overwritten)
If you also use resharper and want a darker visual studio theme that is actually legible, try mine on for size.
I am really getting into this great Freedom Of Information site whatdotheyknow.com, I have found out why a popular city restaurant had a 1/5 food standards agency rating, and am finding out some information about schools in Richmond. I thought this morning to try and use it to find out if that lovely massive terminal at Waterloo which used to be for the Eurostar, would ever be used again. It’s seems like such a shameful waste to see that roofed building with it’s long travellators, wired up security immigration systems and shops all empty every day.
Then I did a quick search on whatdotheyknow.com to find that one platform in there is used for routes I take from next year and also my sardine can like trains are going to get 25% longer soon too.
The internet is simply awesome.