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Sun Dec 14

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lowersharpnose replied to the Science & Sensibility board. 23:00

Re: Water on comets

I don't know same thought crossed my mind.

Also, they weren't sampling the inside of the comet at all, just the surface (thin atmosphere was it?). The surface of this deeply frozen body could easily have a very different composition to the [more]

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lowersharpnose replied to the Wine Lovers board. 22:20

Re: My Waitrose

...the Vina Esmeralda was great.

What a great change. I think my MIL will like that too, for sure. Ta.

lsn

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lowersharpnose replied to the Wine Lovers board. 14:45

Re: My Waitrose

T,

Just back from an investigative trip to Waitrose. I bought some Oyster Bay for my MIL.

It was on offer at £7.39.

We got 10% discount with MyWaitrose plus the 5% for 6+ bottles. Bringing it down to [more]

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lowersharpnose replied to the Wine Lovers board. 09:59

Re: My Waitrose

Thanks very much for that.

So, it seems I am wrong because I am doing it right. Blugger.

I need to investigate.

Thanks again.

lsn

Sat Dec 13

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lowersharpnose replied to the Living Below Your Means board. 01:05

Re: Hobby Site

I have added another feature that I hope will be of use.

I have been working on a way of getting alerts automatically when products go on offer and think I have something pretty decent as a first pass.

If you wanted to be alerted to [more]

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lowersharpnose replied to the Wine Lovers board. 01:00

Re: My Waitrose

It's a volume discount designed to get you to buy 6+ bottles.

Its purpose is clear. I wrote that I could not find it online, hence I wondered if it was in-store only. I suspect it is. I know Waitrose Cellar gives 5% for 12 bottles, [more]

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lowersharpnose replied to the Wine Lovers board. 19:29

Re: My Waitrose

These double offers are great.

I have been working on a way of getting alerts automatically when products go on offer and think I have something pretty decent as a first pass.

If you wanted to be alerted to offers on e.g. Oyster Bay [more]

Mon Dec 8

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lowersharpnose replied to the Living Below Your Means board. 23:59

Re: 'bills go up wages are flat'

They don't get the difference subsidised by the tax payer to keep them in the more expensive property they can no longer afford, irrespective of whether it's the family home where they spent their childhood or whatever other sob story they can [more]

Thu Nov 27

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lowersharpnose replied to the Living Below Your Means board. 12:42

Re: Hobby Site

Hi,

It appears that Tesco do not use 'Menu' in their product description.

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lowersharpnose replied to the Living Below Your Means board. 08:12

Re: Hobby Site

Waitrose spell 'Kit Kat' as all one word, while everyone else puts a space in the middle. So if you search for KitKat you only get Waitrose, try Kit Kat you get everyone except Waitrose.

Fixed that. Just the sort of thing I like to [more]

Wed Nov 26

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lowersharpnose replied to the Living Below Your Means board. 23:33

Re: Hobby Site

If a user wants to do something easily and asks for it, it means the way that he can do it that he hasn't spotted isn't obvious enough... In this case I think he's right, a button nearer the search box to clear it would be more [more]

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lowersharpnose replied to the Living Below Your Means board. 13:48

Re: Hobby Site

Some answers and updates...

Brilliant, an X to clear the search box easily would be very useful…

You can do this by clicking/tapping the 'search' link at the top of the page.

If I am searching for "Weetabix [more]

Mon Nov 24

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lowersharpnose replied to the Living Below Your Means board. 01:47

Re: Hobby Site

vrdriver,

Many thanks for pointing out the 502 error. I think I have fixed it now, the site is hosted on a unix server & I develop on a windows laptop. I think that bug passed my windows tests but made made the server choke. [more]

Sun Nov 23

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lowersharpnose replied to the Living Below Your Means board. 23:06

Re: Hobby Site

Toandfro,

Thanks.

Enhancements possible at some stage:
- sort outputs by the various column headers (and, eg, pack size)
- filter brands as well as supermarkets (perhaps a "refine search" second-level
[more]

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lowersharpnose posted to the Living Below Your Means board. 14:01

Hobby Site

I posted on the Wine Board about a website I have developed that allows you to find the price of good on supermarket shelves.

[more]

Fri Nov 21

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lowersharpnose replied to the Wine Lovers board. 15:15

Re: Hobby Site

Thanks bagash,

I am aware of mySupermarket, a big budget, 'proper' website.

Try finding out where the best place to buy Oyster Bay Merlot is on that site, or Kronenbourg, or anything.

(btw, they have OBM at £8.39 at [more]

Thu Nov 20

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lowersharpnose replied to the Wine Lovers board. 22:22

Re: Hobby Site

tgg,

Thanks.

Yep, I am getting the price of everything stocked by every supermarket, everyday. From Persil Non Bio to Glenmorangie, Finish Quantum to Heinz Baked Beanz, Gillette Mach3 to Cloudy Bay (Ed. we get the [more]

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lowersharpnose replied to the Wine Lovers board. 17:26

Re: Hobby Site

T,

I hadn't heard of Wine Searcher before, as I only buy supermarket wine.

I just tried it now for Oyster Bay Merlot
[more]

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lowersharpnose posted to the Wine Lovers board. 14:55

Hobby Site

Hobby Site

Hi there,

I have been for short walk and barely made it back.

Recently, I started looking at supermarket prices in general and how they varied over time and between stores. I wanted to keep an eye out for stuff [more]

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