2020

  1. Tenpin

    GoDaddy wins our 2020 award for most evil company email

    The domain registrar tricked employees into thinking they earned a bonus. https://www.theverge.com/2020/12/24/22199406/godaddy-wins-2020-stupidity-award What’s the cruelest prank you can make on employees who are struggling during a global pandemic when millions of people have lost their jobs...
  2. T

    2020 not a good year. 2021 in Side will be better.

    Merry Christmas to all on the Side forum. Lets hope and pray that 2021 will be better and holiday makers will be back in Side in 2021 in their droves. If god is willing My wife and I will be back in Side late September and looking forward to meeting up with our Turkish friends. A special...
  3. A

    Bank Holiday in Turkey 29th October 2020

    :33:republic day in turkey: Thursday october 29th republic day in turkey celebrates the foundation of the turkish republic in 1923. This is a public holiday, meaning all government offices,[goc, nufus etc] banks, schools, and administration buildings are closed for the one day. :33:
  4. T

    Side 2020 not a very good year.

    Well its the end of the summer and I expect Side has not had a good time due to Covid-19. you can imagine how miffed I was when I got the notification on 2nd October from Jet2 just 4 hours before I flew out to my best and most dear place to have a holiday - Side, that they had cancelled my...
  5. B

    Covid19 - October 2020

    Hi can someone advise please. Turkey is currently on the UK exemption list for quarantine and we were thinking of coming in at the beginning of October but we know there are new rules about masks in Turkey. Do you have to wear them on the beach or on a sunbed by the pool at your hotel in...
  6. gally

    Drive to Turkey 2020

    Hi, can anyone advise the safest/easiest route to Turkey overland (no ferries) We'd be bringing a small dog. Anyone done it lately? any coronavirus issues in countries that might cause probs? Thanks in advance.
  7. IbrahimAbi

    Seker Bayramı 2020

    Eid Mubarak, Iyi Bayramlar everyone. I guess this year we can coin a new phrase eBayramlar as most family celebrations will be online.
  8. Camden

    Last Supermoon of 2020 shines over Istanbul

    Last Supermoon of 2020 shines over Istanbul the Turks call it the flower moon Watch the beautiful live timelapse rise of the flower moon over the impressive Çamlıca Mosque better to start 27sec in as a bit boring before #NewsUpdateLive #SightingMoon | Last Supermoon of 2020 shines over...
  9. bickern

    May Jokes 2020

    Teacher: "If I gave you 2 cats and another 2 cats and another 2, how many would you have?" Johnny: "Seven." Teacher: "No, listen carefully... If I gave you two cats, and another two cats and another two, how many would you have?" Johnny: "Seven." Teacher: "Let me put it to you differently. If I...
  10. Freedom 49

    Children's Day. 2020

    23rd. April 2020. Children's Bayram throughout Turkey. All schoolchildren are at home on lockdown in Turkey today, as they have been for a while now. I wish them all a happy day at home with their families as we all look forward to returning to some form of normality. On this day, at this time...
  11. immac

    Ramadan 2020

    Ramadan 2020 in Turkey will begin on Friday, April 24, and ends on Saturday, May 23. Şeker Bayramı aka Eid al-Fitr 2020 in Turkey will begin on Sunday, May 24 and ends on Tuesday, May 26 I think these dates are set. How will they deal with virus controls, I wonder? Ian
  12. bickern

    April Jokes 2020

    Two pirates, Morty and Sol, meet in a bar. Sol has a patch over one eye, a hook for a hand, and a wooden peg leg. “Ye gads, matey,” says Morty. “What happened to ya?” Sol says, “Me pirate ship was attacked, and a lucky shot lopped off me leg. So now I got me a wooden peg.” “And yer hand?” asks...
  13. M

    Driving to Turkey 2020

    Hi Can you tell me what you do for car insurance when in Turkey? I am aware I am covered by a green card whilst driving across Europe, but can I get an extension on that green card to cover Turkey, or do I have to purchase that at the border? And if yes, is that expensive? Any hints and tips...
  14. G

    Phone question & Vodafone UK charging £6 per day

    :hmm:Please Can anyone tell me wheather I should get contract or pay monthly sim for my phone and which one to get and how much should I look at paying.
  15. bickern

    March Jokes 2020

    A child asked his father, "How were people born?" So his father said, "Adam and Eve made babies, then their babies became adults and made babies, and so on." The child then went to his mother, asked her the same question and she told him, "We were monkeys then we evolved to become like we are...
  16. IbrahimAbi

    US Elections 2020

    I must admit Mitt Romney has got the courage of his convictions.
  17. B

    Rental wanted from 27th March 2020 for 2/3 weeks

    Hi There I'm looking for accommodation to rent for at least a couple of weeks whilst I apply for residency and also look for more permanent accommodation. The accomaodation would need to be dog friendly ( I have a 5 year old cocker spaniel ) I arrive in Turkey from the 27th March. Any help would...
  18. bickern

    How To Upgrade To Windows 10 For ‘Free’ In 2020

    Windows 10 still has problems but Windows 7 is about to hit the scrap heap (and Windows 8 is a pointless sideways move). As such, millions of users must soon jump to Windows 10 for the safety of their data and Microsoft charges $139 for the standard edition. But what if I told you there’s a...
  19. Yalides

    2020 resolutions

    Try to make another few grand this year which should be easier without the fear of a socialist government for the foreseeable future....:o
  20. IbrahimAbi

    2020 Vision

    So, we will soon be there. What can TLFers see the new decade bringing? Who will be the first current world leader to fall from their perch? Will any of the current protests (Honk Kong/Lebanon/ Iraq/Sudan et AL be successful? When will the conflict in Yemen be concluded? Will Afghanistan still...
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