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DOMBÅS 3-door Wardrobe (White) £60 (in-store) @ IKEA
DOMBÅS wardrobe is a big one. Here's its assembled size: Width: 140 cm Depth: 51 cm Height: 181 cm Grab a measuring tape and double check that fits in your room.
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Purchased two for the spare room. Thanks for posting!

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muhi125 m ago

From what I remember it was pretty easy yes. Not sure about others but …From what I remember it was pretty easy yes. Not sure about others but mine isn't wobbly at all, and like I said I've had mine for years. I even have fairly heavy boxes stored on top too.


General rule of HUKD is once one complains, others will do too even if they have never tried the item themselves.

teerex5 h, 49 m ago

Was it easy to assemble?

From what I remember it was pretty easy yes.

Not sure about others but mine isn't wobbly at all, and like I said I've had mine for years. I even have fairly heavy boxes stored on top too.

Have had this wardrobe
Piece of junk. Wobbly, cheapo handles that broke, and ugly colour

Ikea makes better wardrobes for a tiny bit more. Unless you're really hard pressed, avoid this one imho

evilmingdoctor4 h, 6 m ago

Decent wardrobe because of the price - a little flimsy in the end - mine …Decent wardrobe because of the price - a little flimsy in the end - mine started to lean after a year or so...


donslibi3 h, 43 m ago

Cheap but if buying I'd reinforce with some wood or possibly metal plates. …Cheap but if buying I'd reinforce with some wood or possibly metal plates. They lean sideways very easily.


AFAIK, most (if not all) Ikea furniture of this sort come with fittings to secure it to the wall behind - this is the easiest way to prevent it from leaning sideaways or tipping forwards. Even if they don't, these are cheap to buy anyway:

View their guide about this: ikea.com/gb/…it/

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Free IKEA spare parts
I have encountered a problem with IKEA dishwasher sliding door kit. One, tiny plastic part broke and I was unable to fix it. I went to IKEA to try to get just the tiny plastic bit. I was told that spa… Read more
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toomanychoices3 h, 10 m ago

Not quite sure why I'm persisting with this other than I can't resist the …Not quite sure why I'm persisting with this other than I can't resist the urge to help people not to get into trouble.Please, don't try to order all the spare parts and make up a free item. I doubt you could do it anyway tbh, but if you did then, yes, that would be theft. I don't know about you but even if I didn't get caught and barred from Ikea at the very least, I wouldn't be able to sleep at night.In the song, the guy works for the car company and decides to help himself (steal!) all the parts he needs to make his own car. The joke is that it takes him so many years to do this that it ends up as a jigsaw of many different models. It is a humerous song. It isn't possible, it isn't viable and it certainly wouldn't be legal.Okay?So have a good life, and remember, nothing comes without a price of some sort (even if it's a criminal record)


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FloraNordin31st Jul

No and no.


Not quite sure why I'm persisting with this other than I can't resist the urge to help people not to get into trouble.

Please, don't try to order all the spare parts and make up a free item. I doubt you could do it anyway tbh, but if you did then, yes, that would be theft. I don't know about you but even if I didn't get caught and barred from Ikea at the very least, I wouldn't be able to sleep at night.

In the song, the guy works for the car company and decides to help himself (steal!) all the parts he needs to make his own car. The joke is that it takes him so many years to do this that it ends up as a jigsaw of many different models.

It is a humerous song. It isn't possible, it isn't viable and it certainly wouldn't be legal.

Okay?

So have a good life, and remember, nothing comes without a price of some sort (even if it's a criminal record)

toomanychoices24 m ago

I don't know the guy (girl?) personally, but I'm fairly certain in my …I don't know the guy (girl?) personally, but I'm fairly certain in my assumption, that no, he/she didn't actually do that. That really would be theft, wouldn't it?Are you familiar with the Johnny Cash song, btw? Just out of interest, not having a go, I promise, because if you don't know the song it probably doesn't make a lot of sense. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rWHniL8MyMM


No and no.

toomanychoices

Of course, but for that it would actually have to be funny.......



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GRIMAR 3-position tablet stand in sustainable bamboo wood - £9 @ IKEA
Just picked up a very nice tablet stand from IKEA. Its 3-position, made from sustainable bamboo wood, and looks lovely. Perfect for the kitchen for displaying recipes whilst cooking or baking, or just… Read more
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I have one of these it pretty good. Only thing is if you have a case on your iPad then it doesn't really sit in the grove but on it. It's always £9 but i suppose you could say it's a deal compared to other retailers

This looks like the new design. Old design was made of two parts, really flimsy and not well balanced.
Heat for the new design and deal.

http://www.pokego.org/assets/img/pokemon/grimer-pokemon-go.png

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collectorcol

Retail price 'deal'?



There's always one.

Who says an item has to be a reduced in price, or mispriced, to be a deal?

Retail price 'deal'?
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IKEA Nottingham? Loads on offer Doors from £5! Chest of Drawers reduced by £100
IKEA Nottingham seem to have a toxic sale on loads of items. They have £5 wardrobe doors and 9 drawer pine chests for £200 down from £300. As well as loads others. Looks like final reductions for the … Read more
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It's stock they can't sell. It's toxic to them because it takes up space. So yes, basically a clearance sale but the prices are really low.

ScroopEgerton2 h, 16 m ago

What's a toxic sale?

​It's not a Britney Spears song on clearance.
It's not a radioactive yacht part.
It's not even a shop where you can buy cheap QI presenters called Sandy.

I think it's an over thought out, over dramatised way of saying "clearance" but these consultants and marketing types have to come up with something to justify their bonus.

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Bitbotbang

Am I missing something here??? Why would I want just a wardrobe door???


Well I suppose you wouldn't just want the doors. But it is modular system and they used to cost £60 normally so think of the saving on a new wardrobe as well. And it was just meant to be an example of the offers I saw this morning.
Edited by: "Scottralee92" 1st Jul

Bitbotbang7 m ago

Am I missing something here??? Why would I want just a wardrobe door???


It's modular, and easy to change. Have a girls' pink wardrobe and want a boys' blue one?
And hey presto, gender stereotypes!

What's a toxic sale?
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Home & Garden
Ikea light bulb bayonet led 5w = 400lm £1.00 / £8.50 delivered
The LED light source consumes up to 85% less energy and lasts 10 times longer than incandescent bulbs. First Post. Hope this helps people.
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As long as there delivered at "light speed"

backinstock

Perfect.What with my bad back, my GP suggests I only do 'light' jobs.I'll … Perfect.What with my bad back, my GP suggests I only do 'light' jobs.I'll try and fit a couple of these.



Stick to the jokes with punch lines...

Perfect.

What with my bad back, my GP suggests I only do 'light' jobs.
I'll try and fit a couple of these.

Anyone know why IKEA posts have to include a delivery charge?

Voted hot. But same price in Pound land if you can find it
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IKEA SALE + 10% OFF IKEA FAMILY MEMBERS ( IN STORE ONLY)
Join us Thursday 22nd June - Sunday 9th July for our Summer Sale. Browse a selection of some our fantastic offers we have available. Visit us in store to see more. IKEA FAMILY members get an extra 10… Read more
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ublewit

Anyone been in to see what's on offer? Not sure if their furniture (sofas … Anyone been in to see what's on offer? Not sure if their furniture (sofas particularly) is on sale or is it just decorative bits and pieces?


Just back from Edinburgh, and several larger pieces were on offer, including chests of drawers and display cabinets - all under half price. Possibly second round reductions as the sale nears its end date. Seemed ok to me, but the usual tat was on offer too. However, one man's tat is another man's treasure so, worth a look I say.

full length mirror for £12 at Ashton branch. . seemed like a deal.. especially with family members getting another 10% off

BigPro

I have been to the Bristol store today, there was next to nothing in the … I have been to the Bristol store today, there was next to nothing in the sale - just the odd item which not many people would want. I bought a few products while there but none of the sale items.Store was VERY busy and wasn't easy to move around. The other issue I had was they did not have any of the big bags of mini Dime(or Daim if you like the new word) bars!!!! This is one of the best products that Ikea sell and they had none at all.



I couldn't find the mini dimes either they just had bags if "Swedish fish" by the till

BigPro

I have been to the Bristol store today, there was next to nothing in the … I have been to the Bristol store today, there was next to nothing in the sale - just the odd item which not many people would want. I bought a few products while there but none of the sale items.Store was VERY busy and wasn't easy to move around. The other issue I had was they did not have any of the big bags of mini Dime(or Daim if you like the new word) bars!!!! This is one of the best products that Ikea sell and they had none at all.



I couldn't find the mini dimes either they just had bags if "Swedish fish" by the till

Went lakeside the weekend it was a bit pants tbf
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Ikea Sale - In store only from 22nd June plus 10% of for Ikea Family members
SALE COMING SOON IKEA FAMILY members get an extra 10% off sale prices In store only from the 22nd June - 9th July
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bobyjones2004

Not sure why voted cold!


Neither am I, especially as another post on the same topic was voted hot! hotukdeals.com/dea…550

Not sure why voted cold!
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FREE 25 kg Bags of Rock Salt @ Ikea Tottenham
went to Ikea Tottenham today, and they have 3 pallets of 25 KG Bags of rock salt outside, with a notice saying, free please help yourself. i got 1 bag, and there must be around 200 left
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Still loads left on exit entrance

hairyharry23

passed by just an hour ago, and all that is left is a bedraggled part … passed by just an hour ago, and all that is left is a bedraggled part pallet of split bags, so unless you have some sacks and a shovel, i think this freebie is over.have a good weekend, and stay solar safe



​So di umm offer is no longer available.

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passed by just an hour ago, and all that is left is a bedraggled part pallet of split bags, so unless you have some sacks and a shovel, i think this freebie is over.
have a good weekend, and stay solar safe

Master.G

Rock chips?



​and rock salmon.

hairyharry23

hate predictive text, it is Tottenham, not Rotterdam



​Oh great - I just spent a fortune booking a ferry crossing.
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Edinburgh IKEA free breakfast for IKEA FAMILY MEMBERS SAT SUN in JUNE
Free 6 item set breakfast Every Saturday & Sunday in June from 9am - 10am. *Offer available in IKEA Edinburgh only. Every Saturday and Sunday in June 2017 from 9am - 10am. One breakfast per IK… Read more
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Only 1 per card, so you'll have to get an Ikea Family card for each member of your Ikea family.

HOT but why only one location
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Children's play kitchen in Ikea braehead - bargain corner £39
There were a couple of play kitchens in the bargain corner in ikea, braehead tonight. Really nice. If only my kids were smaller!
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Bitbotbang

Might buy one for my ex-wife since she is so crap in the kitchen. She … Might buy one for my ex-wife since she is so crap in the kitchen. She didn't use the cooker for 8 months. We almost died of hunger - SAD!



How about using the kitchen yourself. Or maybe you wouldn't know how it works

Bitbotbang

Might buy one for my ex-wife since she is so crap in the kitchen. She … Might buy one for my ex-wife since she is so crap in the kitchen. She didn't use the cooker for 8 months. We almost died of hunger - SAD!



You could have avoided the near death experience.

Might buy one for my ex-wife since she is so crap in the kitchen. She didn't use the cooker for 8 months. We almost died of hunger - SAD!
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Free 2 week (?) trial of ea access Xbox one
I had bought a 1 year sub for ea access direct from Microsoft for £19.99 13 days ago but after playing all I wanted to I cancelled and have received a full refund this morning. I'm guessing they hav… Read more
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benjammin316

I think more people are likely to do research into what they're buying … I think more people are likely to do research into what they're buying before blindly throwing cash away. oO


Aye perhaps I was a little hasty with that, seemed like a cracking deal what with fifa 17 bud, ah well nothing lost and it was worth a trial of it anyway.

Richard_Richard

Well that's an opinion and you're entitled to it. When I cancelled I … Well that's an opinion and you're entitled to it. When I cancelled I fully expected to be charged for a month or have to pay something pro rata but was surprised when I got all of my payment back so thought I'd share the info and I stand by it. I had intended on staying for the year, I probably should have properly looked at what games are in the vault first before buying though due to only really wanting fifa 17 (this ended up being sold for a tenner by CD keys shortly after, so I could have saved a tenner there). In any case I'm sure some will use this info to trial it and if they like it then they won't have to cancel.




I think more people are likely to do research into what they're buying before blindly throwing cash away. oO

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chezybezy

The problem is it is NOT bargain hunting.


Well that's an opinion and you're entitled to it.
When I cancelled I fully expected to be charged for a month or have to pay something pro rata but was surprised when I got all of my payment back so thought I'd share the info and I stand by it.
I had intended on staying for the year, I probably should have properly looked at what games are in the vault first before buying though due to only really wanting fifa 17 (this ended up being sold for a tenner by CD keys shortly after, so I could have saved a tenner there).
In any case I'm sure some will use this info to trial it and if they like it then they won't have to cancel.
Edited by: "Richard_Richard" 26th May

The problem is it is NOT bargain hunting.

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benjammin316

hopefully you will be banned


Yes mate that'd be a reasonable response. Man some of you are a judgmental bunch for a bargain hunting site.
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IKEA smart lights £69
From Techradar: A press release from Ikea has revealed that its TRÅDFRI range of affordable smart lights will be compatible with the voice-controlled Apple HomeKit, Google Home and Amazon Alexa p… Read more
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anewman

Cheaper than Hue etc, and some additional features for the price such as … Cheaper than Hue etc, and some additional features for the price such as colour temperature adjutable.


Ah yes I agree, cheaper than Hue. My hue set up is ok but its not worth the money, may sell some of it and go down the Ikea route instead.
I just thought this was a new deal/reductions since when the Ikea lights came out

shakerstevens

Not sure what the deal is here? They've been out for 2 or 3 months with … Not sure what the deal is here? They've been out for 2 or 3 months with Ikea and the prices have not come down?


Cheaper than Hue etc, and some additional features for the price such as colour temperature adjutable.

Not sure what the deal is here? They've been out for 2 or 3 months with Ikea and the prices have not come down?

just to add that these also work a treat with Smartthings.

They are apparently now Alexa controllable.
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Sports & Fitness
Ikea SLADDA Aluminium Bike £450 / £349 with family membership
Brand new Ikea Bike launched. 25-year guarantee on the frame and 10-year guarantee on the belt drive. Can purchase loads of accessories. Frame comes in 26" or 28". 26" and 28" frame bikes weigh on… Read more
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BigPro

LOL are you serious???You don't buy a chain every year!!! You don't need … LOL are you serious???You don't buy a chain every year!!! You don't need to buy anything apart from accessories unless something goes wrong.I have had a bike for the last 9 years (used nearly every week) and have never replaced any parts.As for "servicing" you do that yourself with some simple tools, things such as tightening bolts and chain. The only thing I have bought for servicing in that 9 years is a 2 bottle's of chain lube which are around £4 each.So for 10 years you would expect to spend around £10 for service costs. Dude, put your £600 towards a holiday.



Dude, I cycle 3-4K miles a year. It doesn't happen unless I replace a few parts each year.

greencat

Let's see:A chain once a year at around a tenner (£100)Cogs every couple … Let's see:A chain once a year at around a tenner (£100)Cogs every couple of years at around £20 per time (£100)Chainset perhaps £35 x 3 in 10 years( £100)Rear Mech/cables - perhaps 2x (£50)= £350 plus bike shop fitting charges + inflation (some bike parts have doubled in price in the last decade)£600 would be at the upper end I reckon, but depends on how much riding you do. Whether IKEA will still be fulfilling the warranty in 10 years is another matter.



LOL are you serious???

You don't buy a chain every year!!! You don't need to buy anything apart from accessories unless something goes wrong.

I have had a bike for the last 9 years (used nearly every week) and have never replaced any parts.

As for "servicing" you do that yourself with some simple tools, things such as tightening bolts and chain.
The only thing I have bought for servicing in that 9 years is a 2 bottle's of chain lube which are around £4 each.

So for 10 years you would expect to spend around £10 for service costs. Dude, put your £600 towards a holiday.

belt drive is a big selling point, and other than decathlon you wont find a belt drive bike for under £500....

This has one of the highest weight capacities of any bike at 160kg or just over 25 stone, it's designed so anyone can get cycling without restriction. So it's a heavy bike for that reason, there is probably a couple of kg in there of extra strengthening. I think its a great concept but not for everyone.
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PS VÅGÖ outdoor easy chair for £10 instead of £25 @ IKEA Tottenham / Edmonton (for IKEA FAMILY members)
60% off. Available in dark blue, white or light blue. - The plastic is both fade resistant and UV stabilised to prevent cracking and drying out - Can be stacked - The drain hole in the seat l… Read more
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The light blue one is £15 in Wednesbury (Birmingham).

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http://www.ikea.com/gb/en/images/products/ikea-ps-v%C3%A5g%C3%B6-easy-chair-outdoor-white__0278293_pe316820_s4.jpg
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Ikea Marks and Spencer and Others Happy Birthday Deals Mega Thread
Noticed no one has posted the deals you seem to get from retailers when it's your "Birthday", so far I've had £5 from Ikea valid for a month for FREE £5 from Hobbycraft valid for two weeks for FREE F… Read more
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​​Atomic burger gives you a free meal on your birthday, you need show ID and eat in.

tinkerbellian

http://www.hotukdeals.com/freebies/free-food-drinks-your-birthday-other-times-just-for-signing-up-relevant-website-2593751You might want to check out this thread, it lives under freebies, and was updated for 2017. Has quite a few offers on it .;)


I was searching for that one - that's how I ended up here!

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Krinkle

Aah, assuming...you should know where that gets us! No real need to be … Aah, assuming...you should know where that gets us! No real need to be coy or cryptic on this site, just say it as it is...people may appreciate the clarity (_;)



I don't owe any special effort to the unsophisticated. Those who cannot read for comprehension may reveal their lack or keep it dark.

Androcles

Hence: "I have carefully kept my true birthday off of all social media … Hence: "I have carefully kept my true birthday off of all social media sites." I had assumed that I would not be required to explain that electing not to supply my true birthdate implies that I might on occasion supply a false one, but this site continues to surprise.



Aah, assuming...you should know where that gets us! No real need to be coy or cryptic on this site, just say it as it is...people may appreciate the clarity (_;)

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Krinkle

So just give a false birthday date...they won't know!



Hence: "I have carefully kept my true birthday off of all social media sites."

I had assumed that I would not be required to explain that electing not to supply my true birthdate implies that I might on occasion supply a false one, but this site continues to surprise.
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IKEA instore and online - Plattboj lithium 3V button battery CR2032 8xpieces for £0.95
IKEA Plattboj lithium 3V button battery CR2032 8xpieces for £0.95 IKEA code:802.911.56 previously seen them for £3 I recall......! online as well.....! http://www.ikea.com/gb/en/products/lighting… Read more
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Good deal. Stock availability app is pants, all it tells you is they have some. Could be 1 which will be gone by the time I get there.
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It is back IKEA's IT’S TIME TO SWIPE A SURPRISE again LET’S SEE WHAT YOU win this time It will run from Mon 24th Apr to 18th Jun 2017
****** Sorry MODS I accident;y put this post in Freebie it is not freebie as you will have to purchase something be it for 25p can someone put it in deals please***** Not Again IT’S TIME TO SWIPE A … Read more
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f4luv89

So far have won 3 hot dogs + one ice cream. Was just at Wembley this … So far have won 3 hot dogs + one ice cream. Was just at Wembley this morning and made 18 separate transactions oO felt a little bad but the attendant was sweet and told me not to worry (probs cause there was no queue) I think I remember from a previous campaign that there was a way to redeem more than one code a day? Any thoughts? So far unsuccessful both online and at kiosk - thanks



How many transaction had you made before yesterday(13th) to only win 3 HD's and 1 ice cream. i just go there and every week ideally Costco is in Wembley and Lakeside and being in the middle of the two I choose between them and collect the weekly codes with each family cards so make 14 different

I have had about 6 of each ice creams and frozen yogurt.

Re the separate transaction purchases I just go to the self service and lay the card on the table and scan each item 1 at a time and by now I have learned the sequence of actions to speed up each purchase. Press the buttons to get to scanning the product and scan the FC before pressing finish this minimises the time then at the time of payment I use just touch the card and get ready for the next item. Believe me it is much easier than going to the tills and there will come a time when you will see the frustration in one such cashiers eyes. Give them a break and go to the self check out. The only thing is the staff at the SCk will wonder what is going on but will not say anything as long as you make sure all are paid for.

So far have won 3 hot dogs + one ice cream. Was just at Wembley this morning and made 18 separate transactions oO felt a little bad but the attendant was sweet and told me not to worry (probs cause there was no queue) I think I remember from a previous campaign that there was a way to redeem more than one code a day? Any thoughts? So far unsuccessful both online and at kiosk - thanks

Thanks for the heads up.

Thoughtful

Yeah of course, we don't want you to be triggered by people who have the … Yeah of course, we don't want you to be triggered by people who have the 'wrong' opinion do we? And how long do you think it will be before you're talking about concentration camps and re-education centres?I am certainly NOT your mate!


Not really but you make my point. Immediately after I replied to your nuisance which you have no argument to sustain it with you switch the subject to something totally irrelevant.

But yeah, go on and push this crappy agenda of your echo chamber, put all your frustrations and mishaps on the back of politics, conspiracy theories and all that crap, it's really healthy for you.

*Facepalm*
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vladdy

Not sure WTF you even on about. Do you even know what "wrecked" means … Not sure WTF you even on about. Do you even know what "wrecked" means mate? How can you call Sweden "wrecked". Only thing I can see wrecked is your brain. So please abstain from commenting anything political, I'm sick and tired of all muppets talking out of their ass.


Yeah of course, we don't want you to be triggered by people who have the 'wrong' opinion do we? And how long do you think it will be before you're talking about concentration camps and re-education centres?

I am certainly NOT your mate!
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Free ice cream at IKEA (at least at Lakeside) - Easter egg hunt
At IKEA, you can pick up an Easter egg hunt form at the entrance and the kids have to spot five different colour Easter eggs around the store. They are basically hanging signs in five different sectio… Read more
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I think this is cheating if you don't buy anything from ikea..

It's sort of against my principles..

Cold.

Kindest regards.

Nottingham give a free milkshake for their Easter hunt
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IKEA Tradfri cheap smart lighting £9
IKEA just released cheap alternative to smart lighting. I have been using couple of bulbs for 2 weeks and very happy with them. They pair directly to Smartthings hub if you have one. Unfortunately, I … Read more
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Monki77

To be honest i had no programming experience, then i bought a Pi and this … To be honest i had no programming experience, then i bought a Pi and this kit, which has some guides pasted further down the page - https://www.modmypi.com/raspberry-pi/set-up-kits/project-kits/raspberry-pi-youtube-workshop-kitAfter a couple of hours messing around, i learnt i could make the motion sensor trigger a http command which turned my hue lights on (https://www.developers.meethue.com/documentation/getting-started) The rest then followed and i found a new obsession/hobby.In terms of schedules, that's where Domoticz would come in. Smart Things is a nicer package and easier to setup, but the hardware its compatible with will possibly cost more; Using Domoticz and extra hardware (RFlink, ESP's, arduinos etc) you can make anything do anything. Like VBV, i have a similar setup. I have a light sensor upstairs when sends it's readings to domoticz. When the light levels are low enough and i go into my bedroom, the lights will turn on. When it gets later on..the lights will turn on but a bit dimmer. Then after 11pm i have them come on really dim.If this wasn't a hobby of mine i'd buy a Smart Things setup, because god knows it'd stop me scratching my head and getting annoyed when a new project doesn't work like i want it to :P


Looks interesting that..
I looked at doing similar with my Pi before I got SmartThings.
If I was wanting a motion sensor in the hall for instance would that mean I would need a pi,board & sensor all hooked up in the hall?

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redduck

correct me if I'm wrong but isn't the smartthing hub a zigbee light … correct me if I'm wrong but isn't the smartthing hub a zigbee light controller? The milight bulbs are WiFi so bypass the need for a zigbee hub. Do you know if Samsung are working on compatability with Milight?I have a xiaomi yeelight that is rated at 600 lumens. At at it's brightest white or yellow colour temperate, it's still too dim on it's own, even for my small living room.


Xiaomi has submitted a device handler to Samsung which is currently waiting for Samsung's approval. Some say that it has been declined by Samsung saying they only work with Companies in US and South Korea. Not sure where it is going.

VBV

Xiaomi bulbs and strips are good value for money. I am waiting for direct … Xiaomi bulbs and strips are good value for money. I am waiting for direct compatibility with smartthings. seem to get good reviews. i think the bulbs are only 600 lumen unlike IKEA ones which are around 1000.



​correct me if I'm wrong but isn't the smartthing hub a zigbee light controller? The milight bulbs are WiFi so bypass the need for a zigbee hub. Do you know if Samsung are working on compatability with Milight?

I have a xiaomi yeelight that is rated at 600 lumens. At at it's brightest white or yellow colour temperate, it's still too dim on it's own, even for my small living room.
Edited by: "redduck" 25th Apr

The Ikea bulbs DO start in last config. That was one of my concerns. I picked up a lot at the weekend and am impressed.
For reference I have 433Mhz wall switches in my home, and went back to a standard switch to try these out. Best bit is they are 2-way comms (unlike my 433Mhz stuff) and the ability to do colour temperature too is a nice touch. Sure they will be offline if someone switches them off at the wall, but I think these are easier for a visitor to use than my old wireless switches.
Another challenge you have with wall switches is that not all are compatible with LED, and dimming LEDs on 230v is more complex than doing it in the bulb!

I was against the hue / in bulb setup, but with these restoring last config at power on I am coming around to liking this setup better!

kpmatthews

I was googling for these the other day and either a) they don't dim, b) … I was googling for these the other day and either a) they don't dim, b) can only get them in the states or c) they are uber expensive


Not only that but they require a neutral in the light switch - something that isn't standard in the UK as our lighting wiring differs from the US.