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    • Penitent
    • By Penitent 18th Mar 17, 5:18 PM
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    What Is Irritating You III
    • #1
    • 18th Mar 17, 5:18 PM
    What Is Irritating You III 18th Mar 17 at 5:18 PM
    Not sure if I'm going to get told off for this since I'm not sure why the last one migrated, but...

    Post your irritations!
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    • Penitent
    • By Penitent 21st Apr 17, 12:11 PM
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    Microwaving soup. It's an utter PITA.

    Minute...stir...minute...stir...minute...stir...

    Then the bowl's too hot at the end of it.
    • Missli
    • By Missli 21st Apr 17, 12:55 PM
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    I desperately want a cuppa but I can't use my kitchen! Got workmen in.
    • Pyxis
    • By Pyxis 21st Apr 17, 1:04 PM
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    I desperately want a cuppa but I can't use my kitchen! Got workmen in.
    Originally posted by Missli
    Get kettle.
    Fill kettle.
    Get teabag.
    Get mug.

    Go to bedroom.
    Plug in kettle.
    Switch on kettle.

    Put teabag in mug.

    Wait for kettle to boil.
    Pour water into mug over teabag.

    Problem solved.

    (I just lurve spiders! )
    INFJ(Turbulent).

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    • ScarletMarble
    • By ScarletMarble 21st Apr 17, 1:08 PM
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    Microwaving soup. It's an utter PITA.

    Minute...stir...minute...stir...minute...stir...

    Then the bowl's too hot at the end of it.
    Originally posted by Penitent
    I put my bowl on a Pyrex dish lid.
    • Pyxis
    • By Pyxis 21st Apr 17, 1:09 PM
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    Pyxis
    Am feeling grotbug today.

    Not got anything done.

    No motivation.

    Stacks to do but no get up and go.

    It's all went.
    (I just lurve spiders! )
    INFJ(Turbulent).

    Her Greenliness Baroness Pyxis of the Alphabetty, P.P..
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    • Missli
    • By Missli 21st Apr 17, 1:10 PM
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    Missli
    Get kettle.
    Fill kettle.
    Get teabag.
    Get mug.

    Go to bedroom.
    Plug in kettle.
    Switch on kettle.

    Put teabag in mug.

    Wait for kettle to boil.
    Pour water into mug over teabag.

    Problem solved.

    Originally posted by Pyxis
    I'm going to have to fill it from the bathroom taps, but good idea Pyxis!

    I shall put the kettle on for us both.
    • Pyxis
    • By Pyxis 21st Apr 17, 1:21 PM
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    Pyxis


    I'm going to have to fill it from the bathroom taps, but good idea Pyxis!

    I shall put the kettle on for us both.
    Originally posted by Missli
    I only ever use a teapot!







    Although mug ok in emergency!
    (I just lurve spiders! )
    INFJ(Turbulent).

    Her Greenliness Baroness Pyxis of the Alphabetty, P.P..
    ¥ ¥ ¥
    X ~O
    • Penitent
    • By Penitent 21st Apr 17, 1:21 PM
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    Penitent
    I desperately want a cuppa but I can't use my kitchen! Got workmen in.
    Originally posted by Missli
    Ugh, don't mention workmen. We're having our kitchen replaced. It was meant to be done over a two week period--I had it all planned out--but there was a delay due to one of the contractors turning out to be a part-timer, which then had a knock-on effect on the rest of the work. We've now been without a kitchen for two months and it's probably going to be another month before everything's back in.

    When this is done, I'm never eating another microwave meal. They cost a fortune and even the veggie meals don't seem to have much veg in them! I want to get back to my usual boring food schedule.
    • ScarletMarble
    • By ScarletMarble 21st Apr 17, 1:44 PM
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    One of my friends bought on Gumtree one of those mini ovens with two hobs on top when having her kitchen done up. Her parents took it off her and not used their main oven (except Xmas Day) since.
    • Penitent
    • By Penitent 21st Apr 17, 1:51 PM
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    Penitent
    One of my friends bought on Gumtree one of those mini ovens with two hobs on top when having her kitchen done up. Her parents took it off her and not used their main oven (except Xmas Day) since.
    Originally posted by ScarletMarble
    If I'd realised it was going to take this long, I would have bought one of those standalone electric hobs (I rarely use the oven). We're hopefully in the home stretch, though, so it's not worth it now. I'd just be buying something that'll spent the next 20 years in a cupboard.
    • ScarletMarble
    • By ScarletMarble 21st Apr 17, 2:31 PM
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    If I'd realised it was going to take this long, I would have bought one of those standalone electric hobs (I rarely use the oven). We're hopefully in the home stretch, though, so it's not worth it now. I'd just be buying something that'll spent the next 20 years in a cupboard.
    Originally posted by Penitent
    Check Gumtree - if someone is selling one for £10, buy it. It would then be useful if your hob is gas and a problem with the gas. Or give it to your friends or family that are doing their kitchen done.
    • Piscean1991
    • By Piscean1991 21st Apr 17, 2:56 PM
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    Piscean1991
    Hayfever.

    Itchy throat, sore ears and lots of sneezing.

    Essay.

    Taking much longer than anticipated, annoyed now that I didn't start it earlier. I was on a bit of a roll with my research last night/early hours of the morning but then an eight-legged freak decided to saunter across the dining room carpet. After jumping about a mile in the air, I pursued it but it managed to get under the bookcase.

    The bin.

    I forgot to put it out on bin day. Wasn't too worried because there wasn't a lot in it (what with having been away for 5 days last week). Went to put rubbish into the outside bin today. It's full. Confused and irritated.

    Poo situation fully resolved though... Bum definitely not shy in its own environment.
    Last edited by Piscean1991; 21-04-2017 at 2:58 PM. Reason: Typo
    • OldMotherTucker
    • By OldMotherTucker 21st Apr 17, 3:14 PM
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    OldMotherTucker
    I like to think that somewhere in some corner of the glorious internet, someone has dubbed Vader's scenes with a West Country accent. I would google it, but I don't think I can cope with the disappointment of finding out it doesn't exist.
    Originally posted by Penitent
    Contrary to popular belief Star Wars was filmed in Cornwall . . https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9WadT77W4_4
    I thought Buckfast was an Abbey in Devon . .
    • OldMotherTucker
    • By OldMotherTucker 21st Apr 17, 3:21 PM
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    I just realised I completely forgot to ask you why you ended up with 21 cats.
    Originally posted by Penitent
    25 now! 4 more kittens born wednesday

    My little niece! It's a grief thing - she's been rescuing and hoarding cats! None of them neutered or spayed! She just got kicked out of her BF's house and landed up at SIL's. It's a tricky situation
    I thought Buckfast was an Abbey in Devon . .
    • Wizard of Id
    • By Wizard of Id 21st Apr 17, 4:28 PM
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    Wizard of Id
    Clicking on a survey for the first time and getting this notice up

    You have paused your interview before it was completed.
    Every man is innocent until proven broke.


    Walk 2000 miles in 2017 - 865.3
    This week 67.1
    • Missli
    • By Missli 21st Apr 17, 4:55 PM
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    Missli
    Ugh, don't mention workmen. We're having our kitchen replaced. It was meant to be done over a two week period--I had it all planned out--but there was a delay due to one of the contractors turning out to be a part-timer, which then had a knock-on effect on the rest of the work. We've now been without a kitchen for two months and it's probably going to be another month before everything's back in.

    When this is done, I'm never eating another microwave meal. They cost a fortune and even the veggie meals don't seem to have much veg in them! I want to get back to my usual boring food schedule.
    Originally posted by Penitent
    That's just the thing, not being able to eat/cook what and when you want.

    It'll be worth it when finished.
    • donnajunkie
    • By donnajunkie 21st Apr 17, 5:17 PM
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    donnajunkie
    despotic pirate captains have West Country accents?
    Originally posted by Mandelbrot
    I just saw this and thought that's an interesting irritation to have.
    • Penitent
    • By Penitent 21st Apr 17, 5:19 PM
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    Penitent
    25 now! 4 more kittens born wednesday

    My little niece! It's a grief thing - she's been rescuing and hoarding cats! None of them neutered or spayed! She just got kicked out of her BF's house and landed up at SIL's. It's a tricky situation
    Originally posted by OldMotherTucker
    That sucks, I'm sorry. Is she able to recognise that it isn't good for the cats? Is she letting you rehome some of them (or at least snip and chip them)?
    • OldMotherTucker
    • By OldMotherTucker 21st Apr 17, 5:47 PM
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    OldMotherTucker
    That sucks, I'm sorry. Is she able to recognise that it isn't good for the cats? Is she letting you rehome some of them (or at least snip and chip them)?
    Originally posted by Penitent
    She is a sweet and damaged child - needs handling with care. It's like Sophie's Choice here ATM!
    I thought Buckfast was an Abbey in Devon . .
    • Pyxis
    • By Pyxis 21st Apr 17, 6:12 PM
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    Pyxis
    I found some Glenlivet, 12yr-old single malt.
    Not got anything done today.
    (I just lurve spiders! )
    INFJ(Turbulent).

    Her Greenliness Baroness Pyxis of the Alphabetty, P.P..
    ¥ ¥ ¥
    X ~O
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