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Rob Batchelor @robjbatchelor Edinburgh, Scotland

Intrepid university administrator/hippo-phile/cat servant. all views my own. he/him.

160 Following   81 Followers   879 Tweets

Joined Twitter 12/5/10


@qatarairways I’m flying on an indigo flight you’re code sharing with, on QR booking, but was just turned away from… https://t.co/lwbU502wfJ @VivantaHotels May I suggest you change from plastic stirring sticks in hotel rooms to a spoon? Also, would be grea… https://t.co/8iIwoGeawr @map_maker Also, I recall this being difficult in Sim Tower... god the nostalgia is strong today! @map_maker You can well imagine people on lower floors having moved in while one of the lifts is out of commission… https://t.co/hx6FYKFY3gTRAIN BEER 🍺❤️ https://t.co/hgIBUMU7tk @map_maker This reminds me of The Sims - where you could just drag walls to change the size of a room. But in real… https://t.co/qfk8HgpZI5 @IndiGo6E Hi @IndiGo6E - still waiting for the call you promised me...Stumbled on it by accident but really enjoying looking through all the #BeingMuslim posts.
2/17
2020
Yo @Skyscanner - any chance of adding a “remove change airport” option to the site? I’ve never made such a booking… https://t.co/TkewzkjPdq @BantshireUni I’m sure you’ve got a great face for radio! @IndiGo6E Can you follow my account please? Otherwise twitter won’t let me DM you @IndiGo6E can you please help with seat selection? Your website won’t let me do it. I want to book an XL seat.
2/16
2020
Like this post if you prefer a Narrow-body aircraft, and RT if you’re a Wide-body aircraft fan. #QatarAirwayshttps://t.co/lHXSK4Ravc
Retweeted by Rob Batchelor @ionahopkins Also this makes me think of @itvcorrie circa 1999 @ionahopkins Mmmmm crisps @NetflixUK Stranger Things Stranger Things Stranger Things Stranger Things Stranger Things Stranger Things Strange… https://t.co/54cin3mxr5 @IndiGo6E I will joyfully pay you if there is a seat in row 13, can you help with this bit perhaps? @British_Airways Definitely winning Twitter today, Rach 👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻Hey @qatarairways I’m booked on QR4779 on Monday, but can’t select a seat as it’s operated by Indigo. Really want a… https://t.co/iQmNbadcMG
2/15
2020
@British_Airways Rockstar service today guys - thanks very much for all of your help. Fixed within two hours despite it being my mistake! @British_Airways Thanks Rach for the fast reply - will dm you!Hi @British_Airways im an idiot and have booked flights for the wrong dates. Tried to call gold line to amend, didn… https://t.co/jbESwVfF2a
2/14
2020
@MarriottBonvoy is it possible to get a replacement membership card? Never actually received one and it’s useful to… https://t.co/r9e4eM2Jpp
2/3
2020
@YodelOnline No thanks Thorne. I’ve already been cut off mid-web chat by one of your colleagues without any actual… https://t.co/KCoaIUAZ7j
1/30
2020
Hey @PetPlanetcouk you MUST stop using @YodelOnline for deliveries. I work weekdays and can’t take a day off to wai… https://t.co/JpDOg2dgaY
1/27
2020
@gadventures Have now emailed twice and no reply five days in... the tour is fab, but would have been easier with the app 🤦🏻‍♂️
1/2
2019
Hey @gadventures - your app is a bit pants so far - have registered after a bit of effort but my booked trip isn’t… https://t.co/P8wrEaRAR3
12/27
2019
@BantshireUni Not all heroes wear capes.
12/11
2019
Hey @AmexUK I just tried to change my mobile number in your app (iOS), but the numeric keypad prevents you from bei… https://t.co/W8ozIZsDcA
12/10
2019
@British_Airways when will I be able to part-pay with avios again? Been looking at flights all day and keen to book… https://t.co/n42hWNmzeD
11/27
2019
Horror story in three words: rail replacement bus #sigh #tired
11/18
2019
So my work email storage is nearly full. @microsoft’s solution? Email me DAILY to tell me this... #partoftheproblem #facepalm
11/7
2019
@British_Airways my seat for a flight has changed in the app and I suspect you may have downgraded me - can you confirm please?
11/6
2019
@DAWinstanley Is the ribbon some sort of comment on the gender of the melons? I’m enjoying that the more expensive… https://t.co/fGDxY9cWak
10/15
2019
@PhillGray Oh, i love Kunming! Lovely city and good airport.
10/12
2019
@BantshireUni @UniofReading I had zero idea about the whole Colleen Rooney thing until quite some time after I read… https://t.co/7vz85J0D51
10/10
2019
Maybe I’d have more space in my work email inbox if information Services stopped emailing me daily to tell me this... #grump
10/9
2019
Went to cinema yest for 8:45pm showing, but it was 9:17 before the film actually started. CINEMAS we pay to see f… https://t.co/d3TO20gZv9
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10/8
2019
Me rn https://t.co/V4PfbIAaug
10/6
2019
Hey @MAS please can you help me add my @British_Airways FF number to my booking with you? Tried to add it during ch… https://t.co/kZj0BGN9Au
10/2
2019
@PhillGray That’d be the only reason I’d go! @PhillGray Well if it’s worth doing something, worth doing it well? I’m assuming you still get to shower with the t… https://t.co/8MlP5KfuwE @PhillGray Ooooft. Well done!
9/29
2019
@ionahopkins does your library have this? https://t.co/bSqTa8dnhk
9/16
2019
@PhillGray @nathanbilton https://t.co/0WLKqBlTAP @PhillGray @nathanbilton Deffo. Bound to work sooner or later right? @PhillGray @nathanbilton Maybe you just haven’t been trying hard enough? 🤔
9/14
2019
DONT GOAT TIME FOR THE HATERS https://t.co/3eZ7JBNbQu
Retweeted by Rob Batchelor @LNER Fab, thank you 🙏🏻 @LNER Sorry, just to check - does that mean that not all empty seats are available through seatfrog? And who do I n… https://t.co/AtFRtr4aHE @LNER just downloaded seatfrog - are there really no first class seats to upgrade to on the 1900 kings cross to Edi… https://t.co/xpmlY2hu4O @UoKLDev @TheGulbenkian @UniKentStaff Congratulations on your 1000th tweet!
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9/5
2019
Hey @Specsavers can you pause my contact lens deliveries for a couple of months, or do I need to ask in store? My l… https://t.co/p89YsUrMXC
8/24
2019
Hey @FlowEnergyUK - you’ve sent debt collectors after me for a £50 debt at a property I’ve never owned or rented - are you actually kidding?
8/21
2019
@BantshireUni You’ve been sitting on that one for months, haven’t you?
8/13
2019
@henningwehn you seem unhappy to be flying to sunny Edinburgh - but then there are a fair number of fuckwits on this flight
8/12
2019
@PhillGray Always turning heads, me @PhillGray I’ve left myself with nowhere to go for casual Friday - jockstrap and harness maybe? 🤔 @UWankings Oooh. Excellent alliteration! @PhillGray I was in shorts, a rather lurid print shortsleeve shirt and flip flops yday. Distinctly glad it’s dropped from 37 to 27 today 🥵
7/26
2019
@megszee @UWankings @alicecbennett Aaaaah, I’ve not had the misfortune to know the proper wording Megs - grateful f… https://t.co/0yXsPAIwC0 @UWankings @alicecbennett I’m more interested in the various ridiculous acronyms/euphemisms. WAM being a personal f… https://t.co/WuFodEg2xLLovely flight EDI-LCY today with @British_Airways on my birthday 🎉 the pilot and first officer were very patient wi… https://t.co/9tjZbMFxnr
7/22
2019
Not sure what I just saw, so passing it on to confuse everyone else too https://t.co/A01xsaQEMu
7/14
2019
@PhillGray https://t.co/B11qQsHgxM @SiobhanM1987 Well high school definitely prepared you better for one than the other...
7/5
2019
Hey @Se_Railway the plastic cover over the emergency door release at door A of carriage 39195 has come off - have t… https://t.co/422SuOxKlA @BantshireUni Stealing leftover pastries from meetings
6/28
2019
@BantshireUni Aaaaah, the joy of font choices... 🍆
6/17
2019
@BantshireUni Papyrus? Shame on you Bantshire, you may as well have just gone for bloody comic sans @PhillGray “Pocket square options” - you may be one of the snazziest dressers I know, PG @SiobhanM1987 I read and reread this one too many times and the word ziggy has now lost all meaning - both the original and the new!
6/9
2019
Yo @AmexUK - three texts today reminding me of my balance - bit much! Next you’ll be judging my pizza consumption... 🍕
6/3
2019
@AskPayPal I need you to help me recover my password as I don’t have access to the phone number on my account any m… https://t.co/cagTFQGH58
6/2
2019
@AskPayPal I’ve changed phone numbers and can’t remember my password. I’ve got access to my paypal email address bu… https://t.co/oXzV8u1SVO
5/26
2019
Delighted to see glass water bottles used at @Accorhotels Mercure Budapest Korona. Yet to see any disposable plasti… https://t.co/6B7s6IG6EQ
5/24
2019
@BantshireUni @BBCNews @timeshighered @guardian Wait until A Level results day...
5/23
2019
Tweeting from the bath. Never have baths. Have a book, plus a coffee and half an Easter egg in easy reach. Bliss.
4/28
2019
@British_Airways Somehow I suspect there are neither livestock nor vehicles on a 90 minute flight from LHR-EDI. Per… https://t.co/wBeg5ZbqW5 @British_Airways seriously, what is the point in you using priority tags for luggage when they’re the last ones off the plane? 😡
4/26
2019
@UPSHelp Thanks folks, no actual issues, service itself is fine. I’ve just had about three emails every time anythi… https://t.co/jojI2Amh6B @BantshireUni @FindAUniversity Your move, @FindAUniversity... @FindAUniversity are you secretly also running @BantshireUni? Thinking of previous form with cards against student recruitment...Last time I ever use @UPS to have something delivered - 15 email messages and counting 🙄
4/24
2019
@British_Airways Hi Natalie. It would seem the laptop ban has now been lifted - please can you pass this onto your… https://t.co/ZR3AmzgKDn
4/14
2019
@British_Airways can you tell me please if you are still operating a laptop ban on flights from Riyadh? Flying toni… https://t.co/xhto5XlUDG
4/13
2019
@SiobhanM1987 Words to live by! (Anxiously...)
4/5
2019
@postsgradually Just another thing on the list of Brexit-related items that make me roll my eyes @postsgradually Urgh. Really? Sorry to hear this. @UoE_Law_WP ...🤔 exactly how old are you?
4/4
2019
@UoE_Law_WP @UoELawSchool Lots of finger guns lately... I fully approve 👈🏻👉🏻👏🏻
4/3
2019
#MentalHealth tip: Research can be lonely and isolating. It helps to have a network of people to connect with. It's… https://t.co/pAMlQcRtOE
Retweeted by Rob Batchelor @British_Airways Oooh. Great, thanks. 🙏🏻
4/2
2019
@British_Airways my tier point year ends on 8th April and I have a flight on that day. Which year do the tier point… https://t.co/4PU0oJnEA7
4/1
2019
@British_Airways great service on BA160 from shanghai on 25th - want to submit a golden ticket for one of my cabin… https://t.co/A566Xmtt8O
3/26
2019
@British_Airways Cheers Beth. Sorted now, hotel WiFi needed resetting. Small bit of feedback - annoying to need to… https://t.co/nXeDPfiPnII feel this is the most helpful thing I’ve seen in the last 24 hours... https://t.co/UwPkRHPHidHey @British_Airways how early can I check in at PVG for BA160 please? Can’t check in online or through the app, bit annoying
3/24
2019
Accurate. https://t.co/aFuomKJOzkQuestion Of The Day : At what age is it appropriate for your children to learn that Andrea Leadsom exists?
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3/22
2019

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