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    • prosaver
    • By prosaver 30th Sep 17, 10:50 AM
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    prosaver
    Just found out free charges for your son daughter.
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    • 30th Sep 17, 10:50 AM
    Just found out free charges for your son daughter. 30th Sep 17 at 10:50 AM
    Free dental prescription eye ....
    I've copied some guidance for you below. I hope this is of use:
    The automatic exemption for prescription charges stops once you reach the age of 19.

    The only exception to this is if the parent/ guardian is in receipt of a passporting benefit (such as Income Support ) or Tax Credit Exemption and the dependant has been included in the assessment of the benefit or tax credit entitlement.

    In such a case the child will automatically be entitled to full help with health costs. They can prove they are entitled to help by showing their parent's award notice and a letter from their school or college stating that they are still in full time education.

    The child's entitlement to full help will cease once their parent's Child Benefit stops and will not continue until the end of the parent's award for help with health costs.

    If the parent or guardian is in receipt of Child Benefit for a 19 yr old but is not in receipt of a passporting benefit or Tax Credit Exemption then the child must complete an HC1 form in their own right.

    This information can also be found in booklet HC11 – Pages 15, 16 and 17 located at: http://www.nhsbsa.nhs.uk/HealthCosts/1558.aspx
    “Life isn't about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.”
    ― George Bernard Shaw
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    • prosaver
    • By prosaver 30th Sep 17, 9:57 PM
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    • 30th Sep 17, 9:57 PM
    • #2
    • 30th Sep 17, 9:57 PM
    i would be grateful if someone said thanks ..its like puts you of giving info..
    “Life isn't about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.”
    ― George Bernard Shaw
    • marliepanda
    • By marliepanda 30th Sep 17, 11:33 PM
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    • #3
    • 30th Sep 17, 11:33 PM
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    • 30th Sep 17, 11:33 PM
    i would be grateful if someone said thanks ..its like puts you of giving info..
    Originally posted by prosaver
    Desperate much? It's a virtual pointless button on a website.

    Also many people can google and find out things like that for themselves if they are curious. If someone had specifically asked for this info, and you provided it, then maybe a thanks would be in order. But randomly copying info off a website and being upset no one thanked you for googling and copy pasting for them? No.
    Survey Earnings 2017 - £163
    • lakes17
    • By lakes17 1st Oct 17, 12:55 AM
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    • 1st Oct 17, 12:55 AM
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    • 1st Oct 17, 12:55 AM
    Thank you, thank you, thank you, thank you.

    Is that enough thank yous for you:
    • baza52
    • By baza52 1st Oct 17, 1:27 AM
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    • 1st Oct 17, 1:27 AM
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    • 1st Oct 17, 1:27 AM
    great copy and paste.
    • konark
    • By konark 1st Oct 17, 1:28 AM
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    • #6
    • 1st Oct 17, 1:28 AM
    • #6
    • 1st Oct 17, 1:28 AM
    Are free charges free, or is there a charge?
    • baza52
    • By baza52 1st Oct 17, 1:40 AM
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    • #7
    • 1st Oct 17, 1:40 AM
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    • 1st Oct 17, 1:40 AM
    charges are free but it will cost you a "thanks" so not really free.
    • Pollycat
    • By Pollycat 1st Oct 17, 9:29 AM
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    • #8
    • 1st Oct 17, 9:29 AM
    • #8
    • 1st Oct 17, 9:29 AM
    i would be grateful if someone said thanks ..its like puts you of giving info..
    Originally posted by prosaver
    WOW! Just WOW!
    • Darksparkle
    • By Darksparkle 1st Oct 17, 11:35 AM
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    • 1st Oct 17, 11:35 AM
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    • 1st Oct 17, 11:35 AM
    i would be grateful if someone said thanks ..its like puts you of giving info..
    Originally posted by prosaver
    Eh?
    • LABMAN
    • By LABMAN 1st Oct 17, 11:43 AM
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    i would be grateful if someone said thanks ..its like puts you of giving info..
    Originally posted by prosaver
    The word is 'off'. There's absolutely no need to thank me for this info.!
    • Tommo1980
    • By Tommo1980 1st Oct 17, 2:05 PM
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    Big woop!!
    • prosaver
    • By prosaver 3rd Oct 17, 4:10 PM
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    .btw i know i copy and paste it cant be rsed ..my grammas crap anyway. .. anyway still thinks it does ...
    Anyway did u know dogs are colour blind?
    “Life isn't about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.”
    ― George Bernard Shaw
    • nannytone
    • By nannytone 3rd Oct 17, 4:41 PM
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    .btw i know i copy and paste it cant be rsed ..my grammas crap anyway. .. anyway still thinks it does ...
    Anyway did u know dogs are colour blind?
    Originally posted by prosaver
    no they're not.
    they see some colours differently but are definitely not colour blind
    • Housing Benefit Officer
    • By Housing Benefit Officer 3rd Oct 17, 5:29 PM
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    Housing Benefit Officer
    .btw i know i copy and paste it cant be rsed ..my grammas crap anyway. .. anyway still thinks it does ...
    Anyway did u know dogs are colour blind?
    Originally posted by prosaver
    Don't be so harsh on her. You will miss her when she is gone. I wish I had spent more time with my grans before they died, irrespective of how crap they may have been.
    These are my own views and you should seek advice from your local Benefits Department or CAB.
    • elsien
    • By elsien 3rd Oct 17, 5:34 PM
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    .btw i know i copy and paste it cant be rsed ..my grammas crap anyway. .. anyway still thinks it does ...
    Anyway did u know dogs are colour blind?
    Originally posted by prosaver
    I'm currently attempting to teach Gitdog to differentiate between yellow and blue, as a bit of mental exercise for him. So the question currently is:
    A)Is he colourblind?
    B)Is he a sandwich short of a picnic?
    C) Is he far too clever to be bothered with such trivialities?

    Answers on a postcard please.
    All shall be well, and all shall be well, and all manner of things shall be well.

    Pedant alert - it's could have, not could of.
    • teddysmum
    • By teddysmum 3rd Oct 17, 5:56 PM
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    I'm currently attempting to teach Gitdog to differentiate between yellow and blue, as a bit of mental exercise for him. So the question currently is:
    A)Is he colourblind?
    B)Is he a sandwich short of a picnic?
    C) Is he far too clever to be bothered with such trivialities?

    Answers on a postcard please.
    Originally posted by elsien


    Years ago, we had two springer spaniels who loved their yellow rubber ring, so when it began to disintegrate they were given one exactly the same but blue and refused to play with it. However, they loved the newer red one .


    Dogs can't see red or green as we do ,so my dogs just didn't like blue but yellow and red looked the same. The chart on the page in this link explains.


    https://dog-vision.com/
    • Pollycat
    • By Pollycat 3rd Oct 17, 6:10 PM
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    Pollycat
    I'm currently attempting to teach Gitdog to differentiate between yellow and blue, as a bit of mental exercise for him. So the question currently is:
    A)Is he colourblind?
    B)Is he a sandwich short of a picnic?
    C) Is he far too clever to be bothered with such trivialities?

    Answers on a postcard please.
    Originally posted by elsien
    Oh come on, elsien, you're being ridiculous now.
    This is Gitdog we're talking about here.
    The answer is obviously 100% C.
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