Month: May 2013

Unlock your card pin at an ATM machine

I stopped to fill up the car yesterday evening and put my card in the pump machine to save going to the kiosk. It just said “pin locked” please use alternative card. I filled up and paid in the kiosk

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How to raise a complaint against the conduct of a Police Officer(s)

Not something you expect to do everyday but sometimes you just have to out of principal. I recently raised an IPCC complaint against two Police Officers – PC Wharton and DS Czajkowski of Lincolnshire Police for their conduct and unauthorised

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Manflu Alert …. #manflu

Epidemic in South Lincolnshire! Well maybe not, but like all men I am not a good patient. Why is it manflu in the middle of summer (cough …. cold enough to be winter!) ? Further behind with work etc so

Fed up with call centre IVR’s or voice response ?

Only a quick note today as this struck me as a fantastic resource – pleasepress1.com as reported by the BBC news today – Call centre menu options catalogued by frustrated man. Personally over the years call centre menus have become more

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How to add “order a free sample” to a magento store

As always there are more than one way of doing things and over the last few months I have tried a few of the options based on client needs. Firstly I went through the process of having a sample product in

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Praise to the Magento E-Commerce Community

In the past I have always protected my personal privacy on the web, which I still do, but events over the last 12 months or so have softened what was once a very hard line on how much I would

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Blogger Returns After 6 Month Absence

No I haven’t been to prison – well not quite yet anyway (more on that later – Boston Police Station is not quite a prison)! After an eventful 6 months or so and the temporary suspension of some of my blog

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