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Guide for how to behave or what to expect at a Panto in England?

There are plenty of online resources, including: A stranger’s guide to Panto – or – How to get the most out of it! What is pantomime? A guide to this most British of festive institutions Wikipedia - ...
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Guide for how to behave or what to expect at a Panto in England?

It's not that hard. The audience at pantomimes is mostly children (and their grandparents) many of whom will be going to the theatre for the first time, so the performers keep it simple. The heroes ...
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UK Business (Creative - 06 months) Super Priority Visa Refusal

A visa application and its supporting documents are like a Jigsaw puzzle, most of the things need to align correctly and sit in properly before they even start to look at whether to refuse or to ...
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What games can I play with friends in the confined space of the seating on a long flight?

There are a variety of games that can be played by passing pieces of paper around, which you could do quietly and discretely. A quick search for "pencil and paper games" or "paper passing games" ...
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In-room TV has a USB port, but the provided remote doesn't have buttons for it. Can I use a universal remote to solve the problem during my next trip?

I've owned/operated a few 'smart' TV sets and invariably their firmware sucked: the UI was horrible, the interface was slow, few formats were supported, built-in subtitles failed to load, etc. ...
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What games can I play with friends in the confined space of the seating on a long flight?

How about you play the game of meditation (here's a link from a quick google, if you insist on an app). Sit silently, breathe and focus on breath. Raise your levels of consciousness and everybody wins....
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Euro 2016 Live at Gatwick Airport

The Wetherspoons pub after security has TV screens https://www.jdwetherspoon.com/pubs/all-pubs/england/west-sussex/the-red-lion-after-security-north-terminal and it's hard to imagine they wouldn't ...
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Is it illegal to watch violent films on an airplane?

It's not usually illegal, but you should still be considerate of those around you. Some may not want to see nudity/violence/etc on a plane. Some of the inflight systems have some of the worst scenes ...
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Is Prague known for their Marionette / Puppet shows?

is Prague a place to catch a performance of Marionette/Puppet shows to get a taste of the culture? As a Prague local I've never heard of the puppet shows, nor are they particularly well-known in the ...
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Which file formats can be played through Emirate's ICE entertainment system?

Potentially this could vary depending on the exact version of the software, however on every Emirates flight I've ever been on that had this feature, as well as every other airline that has had this ...
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How can I observe the 3rd Infantry Regiment at Arlington Cemetery during closing time?

The cemetery is closed and inaccessible to visitors outside of opening hours: (d) Visitors hours. Visitors' hours shall be established by the Superintendent and posted in conspicuous places. Unless ...
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Can I still visit a "movie TV" establishment (MTV) in Taiwan?

Yes there's still some operating. I visited my first one today in Kaohsiung, not to watch a movie, just to satisfy my curiosity. Facade of Open MTV in Kaohsiung: Apparently Open MTV only has older ...
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Is Prague known for their Marionette / Puppet shows?

It is not so common to see them in the street but you can definitely find a pop-out artist playing with Marionette at Charles Bridge. I see him any time passing by between Old Town and Lesser Town ...
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