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    • Tighter Than A Ducks Bum
    • By Tighter Than A Ducks Bum 8th Oct 16, 7:36 AM
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    Tighter Than A Ducks Bum
    Are you Grumpier now than you used to be?
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    • 8th Oct 16, 7:36 AM
    Are you Grumpier now than you used to be? 8th Oct 16 at 7:36 AM
    Is it an age thing, or have you always been an old grumpy guts, but have got worse as time goes on?
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    • Tipsntreats
    • By Tipsntreats 8th Oct 16, 11:03 PM
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    Sleazy Of course.
    • Fruitcake
    • By Fruitcake 8th Oct 16, 11:30 PM
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    *mumble, mumble* Ruddy threads about being grumpy. Who do these people think they are grumbling about people being grumpy, or not?

    I tell you in my day you knew if someone was grumpy. They would tell you, and your friends, and your Ma and Pa, and anyone else within earshot. Mark my words, if I was grumpy you would know about it, have no doubt about that.

    Oi! Keep your ruddy ball of my grass! Who's been scrumping my apples? I'll 'ave the beggers!
    Ooh my lumbago. It right creases me it does, and when I tell the youth of today they just don't care.

    I can't be doing with answering all these questions about being grumpy.

    It's being grumpy that keeps me happy.

    *mumble mumble*
    I married my cousin. I had to...
    I don't have a sister.

    All my screwdrivers are cordless.
    "You're Safety Is My Primary Concern Dear" - Laks
    • colinw
    • By colinw 9th Oct 16, 1:22 PM
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    I think as you get older you become more realistic and you realise the World is not perfect and you are not really going to change it. I think in the past couple of years I have become more laid back on some issues. There are still lots of small things that irritate though.
    • Andypandyboy
    • By Andypandyboy 9th Oct 16, 1:32 PM
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    I think getting older and being in a more secure place in life is quite liberating in the grump stakes. I go to work because I like my colleagues and the work.

    I don't like the politics or the jostling for position, and now I know can just tell them to stuff it if it gets too much, I enjoy the fact that I bite my tongue less and say what everyone else is thinking more.

    The same with CS staff I am unfailingly polite (because it isn't an easy job) but I do stand my corner and usually get the desired outcome. I don't care if it is not "company policy" if it is logical and not an unreasonable request it is not my problem if the system says no -alter it.
    • Missli
    • By Missli 9th Oct 16, 1:41 PM
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    No, just a little less tolerant, but I'm very laid back so only slightly.
    • AylesburyDuck
    • By AylesburyDuck 9th Oct 16, 1:59 PM
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    Grumpier no.
    Less tolerant, yes, especially to peoples self entitled rubbish.
    ,
    Fully paid up member of the ignore button club.
    If it walks like a Duck, quacks like a Duck, it's a Duck.
    • Jojo the Tightfisted
    • By Jojo the Tightfisted 9th Oct 16, 5:08 PM
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    Last edited by Jojo the Tightfisted; 09-10-2016 at 5:18 PM.
    I could dream to wide extremes, I could do or die: I could yawn and be withdrawn and watch the world go by.

    Yup you are officially Rock n Roll
    Originally posted by colinw
    • Tipsntreats
    • By Tipsntreats 9th Oct 16, 5:14 PM
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    Jojo the Tightfisted watch out my friend, someone will take offence to the F word. Best remove it. I had to remove a favourite pic of a crocodile, because of the F word.
    Tips x
    • Jojo the Tightfisted
    • By Jojo the Tightfisted 9th Oct 16, 5:19 PM
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    Jojo the Tightfisted watch out my friend, someone will take offence to the F word. Best remove it. I had to remove a favourite pic of a crocodile, because of the F word.
    Tips x
    Originally posted by Tipsntreats

    Good point. Edited.
    I could dream to wide extremes, I could do or die: I could yawn and be withdrawn and watch the world go by.

    Yup you are officially Rock n Roll
    Originally posted by colinw
    • Nomoonatall
    • By Nomoonatall 9th Oct 16, 5:31 PM
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    I've always been quite grumpy. I've never seen the point in getting irritated though...it's better to wait and get angry!

    At least I don't have laughter lines to worry about.
    • Tipsntreats
    • By Tipsntreats 9th Oct 16, 6:23 PM
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    Well there is grumpy


    Then there angry
    • Missli
    • By Missli 9th Oct 16, 6:28 PM
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    I've always been quite grumpy. I've never seen the point in getting irritated though...it's better to wait and get angry!

    At least I don't have laughter lines to worry about.
    Originally posted by Nomoonatall
    Because I tend to bury stuff, when I do get cross I do briefly, but then it's over in a flash, so think you have something there!
    • Sam Fallow
    • By Sam Fallow 9th Oct 16, 7:20 PM
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    People call me grumpy, but I don't think I am. As for my brothers Sleepy, Bashful, Doc.....etc.
    • Tipsntreats
    • By Tipsntreats 9th Oct 16, 7:59 PM
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    Because I tend to bury stuff, when I do get cross I do briefly, but then it's over in a flash, so think you have something there!
    Bury it where?
    No no Tips, no more pics.
    • Missli
    • By Missli 9th Oct 16, 8:20 PM
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    Bury it where?
    No no Tips, no more pics.
    Originally posted by Tipsntreats
    I tend to put stuff out of mind I mean
    • Tipsntreats
    • By Tipsntreats 9th Oct 16, 8:25 PM
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    Missli I know that. I was so tempted to put a pic of -

    Sorry I couldn't stop myself.
    • mattytun
    • By mattytun 10th Oct 16, 6:08 PM
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    Yes, I'm slightly grumpier than I used to be But I think most do as they get older.
    Can't sleep, quit counting sheep and talk directly to the shepherd
    • Tipsntreats
    • By Tipsntreats 10th Oct 16, 6:41 PM
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    mattytun it's Tuesdays you hate.
    Tips x
    • mattytun
    • By mattytun 11th Oct 16, 2:52 PM
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    mattytun it's Tuesdays you hate.
    Tips x
    Originally posted by Tipsntreats

    TUESDAY. Is here again.
    Can't sleep, quit counting sheep and talk directly to the shepherd
    • Tipsntreats
    • By Tipsntreats 11th Oct 16, 2:54 PM
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    TUESDAY. Is here again.
    Oh my, you are far too young to be grumpy.
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