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22-11-2020, 07:15 PM
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Take A Tip From Me!

Going to the Tip used to be an agonising experience..
Join a long queue on arrival, show your credentials, unload your stuff under the watchful eyes of the staff.

Since the big Virus, it's now just a case of making a booking, on line, driving down there at the right time, empty out.

No Queues, in and out, pronto.

I wonder how many other household chores have improved so much since the Covid environment got going?

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22-11-2020, 08:03 PM
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Re: Take A Tip From Me!

That’s interesting to know Ted,never knew that you booked online....thanks for that info.
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22-11-2020, 10:32 PM
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Re: Take A Tip From Me!

Yep, it used to be one slot every two weeks, now you can book nearly every day, good for a geezer with loads of baggage.
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22-11-2020, 11:46 PM
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Re: Take A Tip From Me!

Originally Posted by Tedc ->
Going to the Tip used to be an agonising experience..
Join a long queue on arrival, show your credentials, unload your stuff under the watchful eyes of the staff.

Since the big Virus, it's now just a case of making a booking, on line, driving down there at the right time, empty out.

No Queues, in and out, pronto.

I wonder how many other household chores have improved so much since the Covid environment got going?



We haven't got any system like that Ted?

There used to be a webcam at our local tip, so you could look and get an idea of how busy it is before you went, but they have even stopped that now.

Our local site is only open 3 days a week, and they won't allow queuing outside either. There is a notice saying police patrol and if there are queues on the road outside we will get moved on.

I believe they also have a new rule to say we have to take a document with our address on it to prove we are local and not travelling in from out of the local area.
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