ItÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s part of France Telecom, one of EuropeÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s largest telecommunications groups, but OrangeÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s UK broadband service is really getting me down at the moment. The broadband connection where I live in Clapham keeps on breaking down at all the times I want to use it (weekday evenings and weekends), and when I have called their call-centre, I get a load of useless excuses that it is actually due to some problems with my modem or my broadband filter. Rubbish. ItÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s clear that the service just canÃ¢â‚¬â„¢t cope with the demand at peak times Ã¢â‚¬â€œ it works fine at all other times. Just to make matters worse, the recorded message tells you that Ã¢â‚¬Ëœyou may be able to get the information at our website Ã¢â‚¬â€œ orange.co.ukÃ¢â‚¬â„¢. NO! I canÃ¢â‚¬â„¢t damned well access the website because your service is too rubbish!
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I know it’s a hard thing to imagine, given the quantity of people doing the opposite on this platform, but I just *might* know a thing or two about the things I post here.
Like - for example - knowing how Schengen works before writing about Schengen.
Eh smart arse. Where’s the DE-PL border in there?
Tip: it’s not
@jonworth Schengen law allows temporary border controls.. nothing new.