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22nd July 2017/Issue #223
giffgaff Happeningsby bluemoonbaz
EU Roaming Update - 1 month in
It’s already been a month since giffgaff's new roaming changes went live and @gary_1989 has popped on to update us all on the early findings, clarify a few bits and talk about what happens next. The number of members using their phone abroad has increased significantly and good old Spain is the #1 destination. You can read the full story here.
Have you had a go at our Free Credit Report?
It's been over 6 months since giffgaff launched the here. It's completely free so why not give it a whirl.
** Ending soon 31/07/17 ** £10 credit for joining giffgaff
All our members and Super Recruiters will be able to offer their friends and family £10 credit for joining giffgaff through them. It’s never been a better time for your friends to join you on giffgaff. Don't miss out on this fantastic promotion, you can find out all the details here... So what are you waiting for 😆
Looking for hot deals bargains and great competitions?
You can visit the giffgaff money board.
Blog Highlightsby jammydodge
Amazon & Whole Foods: What Is The Deal?
Since tech giant Amazon announced they were purchasing Whole Foods (the natural and organic food supermarket) for $14bn, many have been left wondering why tech is mixing with food. In this article, @jeff_elephant
clears this up and details what the benefits are for Amazon by entering into the grocery business. Why not head over now to learn more.
Summer 2017: Best Apps For Deals on Food, Drinks, and More
It sure doesn't feel like summer today but it is the summer and a time to be out and about either on holiday or locally. The sunny weather comes and goes in this country and so to help you make the most of it @zerodudex333
has outlined some apps to help. From organising cheap days out to finding the hottest deals on food and drink for your BBQ's or picnic's this blog has an app for it. If this is just what you need then pop-over and check them out.
Smartphone Brand For Super Rich Goes Bankrupt
If you like OTT items and have a spare £40,000 floating around in your back pocket then this was the smartphone company to go to. However, Vertu (founded by Nokia) which produce these luxury phones for the super rich, has hit hard-times just like its parent company and is currently under liquidation. Most people will have never heard of this brand let alone seen one of their handcrafted, luxury phones, so @abdulf
has written a comprehensive blog about the company and why it has turned bankrupt. It's well worth the read so if you have a spare few minutes pop-over and read it.
Inspirational Quotesby amy_b_d
@amy_b_d. Ace shared with us "Don't follow in someone elses footsteps... Instead put your best foot forward and create your own". As a result, the blackboard at giffgaff HQ has been updated to showcase this.
You can share your own personal or inspirational mantras or quotes in this thread. The purpose of these quotes is to be used on giffgaff's Instagram account, so they need to be short and snappy. Here are a few of the themes being looked into:
School Summer Holidays (feeling free)
Beginning to worry about GCSE/A Level results Days in August
Moving back home from uni for the summer School students
The final week of the academic year
Graduation at a lot of UK Universities
Say Hello!by kathleen414
Welcome to giffgaff @honda400
Honda400 joined us a few days and is looking forward to being an active member of the group but has found out he will get the lovely bonus of free giffgaff to giffgaff calls as his wife is already a member 🙂 .
You can say hello and welcome our new member here: Happy to be part of the group
Please give a warm welcome to mine host Alistair 😀
@57alistair joined us last week and he would love to get to know our members over a pint or two, so why not pop over and say hello and maybe toast him for joining giffgaff and our fab community.
You can find Alistair here: Cheers
Hiya and welcome to giffgaff & your fab community @tricia3006
Tricia only signed up yesterday and is trying to find her feet. Well we can help you on that one
, as you will soon find your fellow members are only to happy get you on the right track, it's fab to have you onboard .
You can find Tricia here
and give her a warm welcome
Photo of the weekby premierphotosuk
This week's photo of the week deserves to go to @blackfive460 for the photo of "I wonder... Where that road goes?" I decided this based on the interaction it got from the giffgaff community, and not just for receiving kudos.
Also I like how he told the story behind how he achieved this photo and explaining the tweaks he had also used.
He also admitted what the full truth was behind his photo in his reply in his thread he quoted "Time to 'fess up... As with many, actually most of my photographs, the final appearance is not just down to what I saw through the viewfinder at the time. Training oneself to 'see' a good photograph is important of course but if you are keen, it's equally important to 'see' how the final image could look."
Here is the device and settings he used: Panasonic DMC-TZ100 f/5.6 1/2000 ISO 100
So in this case of being honest and the fascination of how this photo became to be, I believe this photo deserves to be featured in this week's gaff. Well done @blackfive460 and thanks for sharing this and your great photography with the giffgaff community
See the full thread
Interested in sharing a photo you've taken? Have a look at the thread linked below. While you're there, you can see all the previously featured photos. You never know, your photo could join the list!
Find out more
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