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    • Indie Kid
    • By Indie Kid 6th Jan 14, 1:31 PM
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    Indie Kid
    Things that made you smile
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    • 6th Jan 14, 1:31 PM
    Things that made you smile 6th Jan 14 at 1:31 PM
    We have a what's irritating you thread, and I think we need a thread for things that have made us smile, etc.

    Me - well, we have a puppy who is now 8 months. I let her out this morning and was hoping to keep the door open for her to come in. But it was too windy. I was stood by the door waiting for her, expecting to see her come down the steps.

    I then heard a tap at the door. She'd come down the steps, which I hadn't seen and tapped to be let in. She also taps to go out.
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    • horleyflyer
    • By horleyflyer 1st Jun 17, 10:14 PM
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    horleyflyer
    I'm excited to meet my first grand child this month! She is due on the 29th
    Girls do it better....
    • DigForVictory
    • By DigForVictory 1st Jun 17, 10:16 PM
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    DigForVictory
    Bought an already felted lambswool sweater in order to make a hat & mittens in really lovely wool with hours less nervous wear & tear!
    • DigForVictory
    • By DigForVictory 2nd Jun 17, 6:42 PM
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    DigForVictory
    Pulled by police & breathalysed en route to mother-in-law this morning. Part of an anti-drink driving push.

    After the usual very careful driving whilst rifling through my conscience, the polite if somewhat grizzled officer explained & asked what had I had to drink in the previous 24-48 hours. "Tea!" Having got past the embarrassment of my age (that bit never makes the Police Interceptor TV stuff I note!), I diligently huffed into the pipe & sure enough, my claim to living a gruesomely wholesome lifestyle was substantiated.

    Sent on our way with a charming smile, while offspring uttered squawks along the lines of "strewth" etc from the back...

    The joy of living an innocent lifestyle is that these things are interesting & amusing.
    • Pyxis
    • By Pyxis 2nd Jun 17, 7:34 PM
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    Pyxis
    Pulled by police & breathalysed en route to mother-in-law this morning. Part of an anti-drink driving push.

    After the usual very careful driving whilst rifling through my conscience, the polite if somewhat grizzled officer explained & asked what had I had to drink in the previous 24-48 hours. "Tea!" Having got past the embarrassment of my age (that bit never makes the Police Interceptor TV stuff I note!), I diligently huffed into the pipe & sure enough, my claim to living a gruesomely wholesome lifestyle was substantiated.

    Sent on our way with a charming smile, while offspring uttered squawks along the lines of "strewth" etc from the back...

    The joy of living an innocent lifestyle is that these things are interesting & amusing.
    Originally posted by DigForVictory
    Was it a random pull over, or were you infringing some sort of traffic rule?
    Just wondering whether they can just randomly pull people over?
    (I just lurve spiders! )
    INFJ(Turbulent).

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    • DigForVictory
    • By DigForVictory 2nd Jun 17, 9:24 PM
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    DigForVictory
    Far as I know, random, as part of the 'awareness' remit of the drink-driving push.
    I've no quarrel with it - safer roads are better for all.
    Yes, the police can stop a vehicle for any reason - gov.uk has it here
    That my sons were mute in awed shock then relief I count a massive bonus...
    Last edited by DigForVictory; 02-06-2017 at 9:26 PM.
    • uberalles
    • By uberalles 4th Jun 17, 7:38 AM
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    uberalles
    Watching the greatest footballer in the World, yet again, lifting his team to greatness.

    Ronaldo may be an arrogant little man but his ability simply cannot be disputed.

    Cracking goal by ex Bayern man Mandzukic.
    Lost fears of love come flooding back, every time you cry gives me a little heart attack
    There's fewer more distressing sights than that of an British man in a baseball cap.
    Grab a little pickle & a little slap & tickle, you have to throw a stone to get the pool to ripple.
    • Moon Keh
    • By Moon Keh 4th Jun 17, 1:11 PM
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    Moon Keh
    The wicketkeepers in the South Africa and Sri Lanka teams in the last one day game were called De Kock and Dickwella.

    Have neither of them ever thought about a nickname?
    Signature on hold as I've seen no unused witty comments to plaigarise.
    • Dreamnine
    • By Dreamnine 4th Jun 17, 1:39 PM
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    Seeing my new hair line (well the illusion of such) in the mirror. It does look natural ie. a full head of shaved hair.

    I know I'm vain but my scalp micropigmentation has really boosted my low self-esteem about hair loss. No more hiding it under a hat.
    Last edited by Dreamnine; 04-06-2017 at 1:41 PM.
    I shot a vein in my neck and coughed up a Quaalude.
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    • Pyxis
    • By Pyxis 5th Jun 17, 7:32 AM
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    Pyxis
    Seeing my new hair line (well the illusion of such) in the mirror. It does look natural ie. a full head of shaved hair.

    I know I'm vain but my scalp micropigmentation has really boosted my low self-esteem about hair loss. No more hiding it under a hat.
    Originally posted by Dreamnine
    Go for it, Dreamnine!
    (I just lurve spiders! )
    INFJ(Turbulent).

    Her Greenliness Baroness Pyxis of the Alphabetty, Pinnacle of Peadom
    Founder Member: WIMPS ANONYMOUS
    • Wizard of Id
    • By Wizard of Id 5th Jun 17, 8:46 AM
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    Wizard of Id
    Smiling in the rain
    My dog simultaneously trying to outrun the sound of his own footsteps in the puddles while trying to catch the bubbles that his feet were making in the water

    I was soaked through and feeling sorry for myself but that just made my day
    Every man is innocent until proven broke.
    Cryin won't help you, prayin won't do you no good.

    Walk 2000 3000 miles in 2017 - 3264.1
    This week 74.6
    • colinw
    • By colinw 9th Jun 17, 9:21 AM
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    The fact that the arrogance of the Tory party has back fired and also the fact Jeremy Corbyn despite the ridicule he has received in the press has actually done quite well.....
    • quoia
    • By quoia 9th Jun 17, 12:28 PM
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    quoia
    The wicketkeepers in the South Africa and Sri Lanka teams in the last one day game were called De Kock and Dickwella.

    Have neither of them ever thought about a nickname?
    Originally posted by Moon Keh
    This happened in 1979

    LILLIE caught WILLEY bowled DILLEY

    which is quite amusing

    BUT the BEST EVER commentary on TMS on Radio 4

    "The batsman's HOLDING, the bowler's WILLEY"
    There are 10 types of people in the world. ‹(•Ώ•)›
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    Veni, Vidi, VISA ! ................. I came, I saw, I PURCHASED
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    • colinw
    • By colinw 9th Jun 17, 12:46 PM
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    colinw
    Kensington going Labour
    • quoia
    • By quoia 9th Jun 17, 12:56 PM
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    quoia
    A TV news report a few days ago after the London Bridge attack, either BBC or Sky, a female reporter with St Thomas' Hospital as a back drop ....

    ... straight to camera, without a change of facial expression or a flicker of doubt, any hint of variance in her voice in pace or tone or volume in a single deliverance ....

    "9 patients were treated in A&E at St Thomas’ Hospital"
    "5 women and 6 men"
    "5 have been discharged"
    "4 patients have been admitted to hospital and continue to be treated."
    There are 10 types of people in the world. ‹(•Ώ•)›
    ‹(•Ώ•)› Those that understand binary and those that do not!


    Veni, Vidi, VISA ! ................. I came, I saw, I PURCHASED
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    • joansgirl
    • By joansgirl 12th Jun 17, 6:25 PM
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    joansgirl
    Dr Frankenfence
    • colinw
    • By colinw 12th Jun 17, 6:28 PM
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    colinw
    Dr Frankenfence
    Originally posted by joansgirl
    You called
    • Pyxis
    • By Pyxis 14th Jun 17, 12:14 PM
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    Pyxis
    Kensington going Labour
    Originally posted by colinw
    That was so weird.
    (I just lurve spiders! )
    INFJ(Turbulent).

    Her Greenliness Baroness Pyxis of the Alphabetty, Pinnacle of Peadom
    Founder Member: WIMPS ANONYMOUS
    • Wizard of Id
    • By Wizard of Id 20th Jun 17, 7:53 PM
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    Wizard of Id
    I was able to re-plumb my outside tap using those plastic self sealing connections and plastic pipe instead of copper.

    It was a bit scary cutting into the 22mm cold water pipe and have water squirting out but I realised that I had not drained the feed to the hot water tank in the attic
    All finished and not a single drip to be seen, I am so chuffed with myself
    Every man is innocent until proven broke.
    Cryin won't help you, prayin won't do you no good.

    Walk 2000 3000 miles in 2017 - 3264.1
    This week 74.6
    • joansgirl
    • By joansgirl 22nd Jun 17, 12:43 PM
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    joansgirl
    Cross posting in the yes/no thread, probably my fault, I'll keep out the way
    • colinw
    • By colinw 22nd Jun 17, 5:37 PM
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    colinw
    The brass neck of some people
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