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Vincent Moderator  
5 Jan 2014
Feedback / NEW: Notorious trolls of the PolishForums Community are being permanently suspended [120]

Based on the PF terms and conditions if Delph contacted you tomorrow and asked you to remove his posts you most likely would have no option but to remove them.

I don't think so, when delphi registered as a member he agreed to the TOS like every new member does to this day. I would suggest you PM Admin and tell him that you want delphi's posts deleted, as he is in a better position to handle your request.

I have asked the simple question when you perma ban will you also delete the authors posts from PF database.

This is something you need to ask Admin. Have you given any thought to what happens to the other posts in the threads which quoted delphi's posts? These would have to be deleted too, leaving the threads unreadable.
Vincent Moderator  
5 Jan 2014
Feedback / NEW: Notorious trolls of the PolishForums Community are being permanently suspended [120]

I will let Admin explain the technical term to you, if wishes to do so. My interpretation is, his posts are here to stay and no amount of whinging by you will get them deleted. Do you really think someone has the time to go through 1000's of threads to find delphi posts and delete them?
Vincent Moderator  
5 Jan 2014
Feedback / NEW: Notorious trolls of the PolishForums Community are being permanently suspended [120]

It would be interesting to have Admin/Mods feedback on this and also an explanation how one would request their content removed from PF? as it is not included in the posting guidelines.

If you scroll down the Privacy, Forum Rules, TOS, Disclaimer, you will see this:

IV. Deleting and Editing Forum Posts

Only Admin and assigned moderators have the ability to delete or edit posts that they deem to be inappropriate. A member can edit his/her own post within less than an hour after making the post, but he or she cannot delete it completely.

IMPORTANT: As soon as a message is placed in any of the PolishForums.com forum system, you are granting a full soft license to the site to use it at its own discretion. You understand that any possible request to delete or edit a post is in the sole discretion of the Polish Forums administrators. In most cases, however, unless the message contains personal contact information, such requests will be denied.
Vincent Moderator  
24 Nov 2013
UK, Ireland / Mentally ill people in British society [55]

So wondering through the streets of Britain, you are likely to see a lot of mentally ill people on the streets. I assume they are allowed to be there, so that they feel more normal,

You make it sound like the UK has a plague of mentally ill people roaming the streets like zombies. How do you know that these people are all mentally ill, and not some drug addicts or alcoholics? There are mentally ill people in my city too, but they stay in residential homes and and looked after by carers. If they have go out onto the streets there is also a carer with them at all times, so they are no risk to society. Perhaps you just watch too many zombie movies?
Vincent Moderator  
16 Nov 2013
News / Skins vs anarchists in Warsaw [93]

This thread has had nearly two pages cleaned, because certain posters have taken it off topic with their bickering and desire to ruin every thread for others. The topic was about marches earlier this week in Warsaw and this should be the only discussion in this thread. Posters who continue to ruin threads for others will be dealt with in future.

A reminder of this warning.
polishforums.com/faq-feedback-23/pending-life-ban-some-old-time-members-66867
Vincent Moderator  
15 Nov 2013
Travel / Ryanair cut charges. Poles to take advantage? [20]

At Okecie and Manchester there's no bus, you walk to and from the plane.

I've used it and found it a lot quicker. Useful if you've got a train to catch as soon a you arrive.

The priority should work well enough if there is no bus. I have flown the same route with the same airline company for many years, and sometimes the plane is a two minute walk from the terminal, and sometimes it's a 5 or 6 minute bus ride away. I don't know why this is, maybe priority is given to larger aircraft at certain times of the day to have a spot closer to the terminal? Anyway in these cases with the bus ride, I saw people who were on first, were last off at the aircraft.
Vincent Moderator  
15 Nov 2013
Travel / Ryanair cut charges. Poles to take advantage? [20]

No-one from what I could see was given any sort of priority whatsoever.

I've seen this too. People who paid for priority were first on the bus, but last to get on the plane.
Vincent Moderator  
22 Oct 2013
Travel / Incorrect passport date on boarding pass [13]

Of course they can change it: they just don't want to

There's no doubt that they can change it, but they would probably be looking to charge a hefty administration fee like most airline companies.
Vincent Moderator  
22 Oct 2013
Travel / Incorrect passport date on boarding pass [13]

He could even enter the UK on his US passport, it wouldn't make any difference at all.

All I'm saying is that it would be better if his details are correct when flying to another country. It is not unknown to be refused a boarding pass because some detail is incorrect with the ticket/passport. If the airline company stop you then it is unlikely that you will even reach as far as boarder control. It is easy for us to give our two cents, but at the end of the day it might rest on which person is on duty at the check in desk.
Vincent Moderator  
22 Oct 2013
Travel / Incorrect passport date on boarding pass [13]

be the best place to ask but my Polish is not fluent so a confrontation at the airport would be difficult for me.

Is there a reason as to why they can't change it? The border control at the Luton end might be more strict if things don't add up.
Vincent Moderator  
18 Oct 2013
Travel / How does wizz air compare with ryanair? [32]

Having watched a TV program about this incident , the report from the airport concerned Spanish) spoke of 4 mayday calls that day (3 from Ryan Air) and didn't mention anything about weather conditions.

Edited. My mistake, there was mention of bad weather at the intended airport, but towards the end of the program , an ex pilot was quoted as saying RA pilots were encouraged to carry the minimum amount of fuel. A very frightening thought indeed.
Vincent Moderator  
18 Oct 2013
Life / Poland: The land of -isms [63]

This thread is about the discussion of alleged racism, sexism and ageism in a Polish city, and is NOT a discussion about insulting each other. Posters who continue to insult others, can expect some time away from PF in the near future..
Vincent Moderator  
20 Sep 2013
Feedback / Multiple usernames, accounts and privacy of the user [112]

Some members won't have this problem as they seem to be on here 24/7 :) You are correct. the IP could change if if turned off for a period of time, but of course the ISP wouldn't change as well ;)
Vincent Moderator  
20 Sep 2013
Feedback / Multiple usernames, accounts and privacy of the user [112]

and the various library computers IP addresses)

Correct me if I'm wrong, but if the library's computers are connect to a router, instead of having multiple ISP's, then every computer connected to the router would have the same IP. I should think it would be wasted money, not having them connected to a router.
Vincent Moderator  
1 Aug 2013
UK, Ireland / Polish TV channels in the UK [95]

If you have a newish TV, you could subscribe to some Polish channels through the Vision network. It is also possible to subscribe to these channels online, or by a small Roku device connected to your TV: polskaplus.co.uk
Vincent Moderator  
9 Jul 2013
Travel / Rihanna complains about lack of privacy on Polish beach [150]

Can we all just agree that woman is positively repugnant

Actually she's quite pretty. If you don't believe me, ask some 16 year old boys:)

Some of it is not bad

agree, some of it is rather good.

I wouldn't dream of calling it music.

Maybe you're just showing your age Harry:)
Vincent Moderator  
31 May 2013
UK, Ireland / Polish Qualified Electricial transferable skills to UK? [9]

can he somehow transfer his skills so he can work as a Certified Electrician in the UK (using his Polish-obtained qualification)? Hope that makes sense?

Maybe in the long term but I shouldn't think it would be easy in the short term. The UK has strict regulations for anything to do with electricity wiring/rewiring nowadays. Every installation has to be certified by a qualified electrician who can certify he or she knows all the British wiring regulations etc, and has completed the right exams to prove this.

It would be unfair to expect someone from a foreign country to know all these regulations straight away and for safety reasons there would have to be some type of test. Electricity is a dangerous necessity and sometimes even professional electricians can get it wrong. Just a few months ago in my city, a young plumber was electrocuted plumbing in a new washing machine. He was found dead beside the machine which was wired by an electrician shortly before, and unbelievably he had two wires connected to the wrong terminals leaving electricity flowing through the metal casing of the machine.

Your friend is probably a very competent electrician in Poland, but may still have have to sit an exam to prove he is competent with British wiring regulations.
Vincent Moderator  
22 May 2013
UK, Ireland / Best Airport to Land In the UK for a trip to Hull [23]

there are also two many platforms

Errors don't get much worse than this, I of course meant "too many":) I know this first hand as I must have broken Usain Bolts' 100mtrs record, trying to catch the last train home a few times..

Would Mum and the sis be ok with a "G3 wireless International SIM card" enabled phone whilst traveling about the UK?

good advice above, a UK 'pay as you go' sim card would be best. The best value for people from overseas, believe it or not, is an own branded sim card from the two supermarket chains,Tesco and ASDA. The latter uses the vodafone network, but somehow manages to charge 50% less than vodafone per minute, 10p per minute any network, 6p texts, and 30p per minute for international calls.
Vincent Moderator  
13 Apr 2013
UK, Ireland / Best Airport to Land In the UK for a trip to Hull [23]

If they're hell bent on landing in the UK then Manchester would probably be the most favourable. Trains from the airport run every 15 mins to Manchester Piccadilly, and trains to Hull from there, run every hour duration 1hr 54mins. If they landed at Birmingham, the trains to Hull would probably go through Manchester anyway. Birmingham New Street station is not for the faint hearted as it's always busy and there are also two many platforms. In the Leeds option, there is also the possibly of getting to Hull by using two coaches, but the time will almost be the the same as the Manchester train journey.

Here is a small timetable for getting to Hull from the 5 closest airports
rome2rio.com/how-to-get-to/Hull%20City%20of%20Kingston-upon-Hull
Vincent Moderator  
13 Apr 2013
UK, Ireland / Best Airport to Land In the UK for a trip to Hull [23]

Surely the closest airport would be Humberside International the call sign is 'Humberside (HUY)'

It may well be, but Leeds has internal flights from Heathrow and Gatwick which are almost certain to have daily flights from/to Canada.
Vincent Moderator  
13 Apr 2013
UK, Ireland / Best Airport to Land In the UK for a trip to Hull [23]

The closest international airport is Leeds. I don't think they have flights from Canada though, but they do have national flights from Heathrow and Gatwick. The latter are also well served by train (connections) to Hull, but to avoid long train rides, Manchester or Birmingham may be quicker.
Vincent Moderator  
21 Mar 2013
Language / Find error in a Polish article [45]

You might have to give us more time:) In #3 should przez not be followed by the accusative case?
Vincent Moderator  
21 Mar 2013
Language / Find error in a Polish article [45]

My Polish is rubbish as well:) I'm wondering if the "dwóch tygodni" is correct in this sentence?
Vincent Moderator  
18 Mar 2013
Feedback / Problem with preview feature [5]

so if anyone has any ideas, I'd be grateful...

If you have installed any "add ons" to your browser in the last few days, try disabling them to see if it makes any difference.