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    • Penitent
    • By Penitent 18th Mar 17, 5:18 PM
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    What Is Irritating You III
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    • 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 18th May 17, 4:08 PM
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    You can do all of it in the microwave, though.

    It's only if you are using the oven to cook the main part, that you need to heat the sauce in the microwave.
    If you want to use the oven, you could always just pour the sauce over it, in the oven, 5 mins before end of cooking time, etc.
    Originally posted by Pyxis
    Chicken is not suitable for microwave heating.


    I've stuck it the freezer. Will have to wait until I have an oven again.
    • Pyxis
    • By Pyxis 18th May 17, 4:15 PM
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    The instructions on the link say this, though..........


    Instructions:
    800W 2 1/2 mins 900W 2 mins Place on a microwaveable plate and heat on full power for 2 minutes 30 seconds (800W) / 2 minutes (900W). Remove film, stir rice thoroughly and serve with the chicken. Remove plastic insert, stir sauce and serve with the rest of the meal.





    Edit. Right, I've now read it for the fourth time, and I see what you mean!

    I'd have given myself salmonella poisoning!

    Confusing all round.
    Last edited by Pyxis; 18-05-2017 at 4:17 PM.
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    • Livelongandprosper
    • By Livelongandprosper 18th May 17, 4:18 PM
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    The instructions on the link say this, though..........


    Instructions:
    800W 2 1/2 mins 900W 2 mins Place on a microwaveable plate and heat on full power for 2 minutes 30 seconds (800W) / 2 minutes (900W). Remove film, stir rice thoroughly and serve with the chicken. Remove plastic insert, stir sauce and serve with the rest of the meal.





    Edit. Right, I've now read it for the fourth time, and I see what you mean!

    I'd have given myself salmonella poisoning!

    Confusing all round.
    Originally posted by Pyxis

    IT wouldn't have hurt you, just be soggy chicken instead of crispy chicken
    • colinw
    • By colinw 18th May 17, 4:24 PM
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    Personally I would have beans on toast instead
    • Flick216
    • By Flick216 18th May 17, 4:26 PM
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    Why isn't chicken suitable for microwaving? Do you mean general cooking or reheating? I always reheat in the microwave.
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    • Pyxis
    • By Pyxis 18th May 17, 4:26 PM
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    IT wouldn't have hurt you, just be soggy chicken instead of crispy chicken
    Originally posted by Livelongandprosper
    If it were raw chicken, it wouldn't be properly cooked in a microwave after just 2mins 30seconds, though.
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    • Penitent
    • By Penitent 18th May 17, 4:48 PM
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    Why isn't chicken suitable for microwaving? Do you mean general cooking or reheating? I always reheat in the microwave.
    Originally posted by Flick216
    I think it's the coating. Maybe whatever free from crap they've rolled it in goes manky in the microwave (or soggy, as LLAP suggested).
    • Pyxis
    • By Pyxis 18th May 17, 5:05 PM
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    I'm cold, and the heating's just come on.
    And it's nearly the end of May.
    Heating shouldn't still be coming on.
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    • colinw
    • By colinw 18th May 17, 5:53 PM
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    So tonight's bus journey.....

    The bus was waiting and left straight away...
    It was not full so not squished....
    Traffic was not bad.....
    And on the way I nabbed a free Orange and cashew nut cookie while passing through M&S...

    As a result this is in the wrong thread
    • Pyxis
    • By Pyxis 18th May 17, 6:19 PM
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    So tonight's bus journey.....

    The bus was waiting and left straight away...
    It was not full so not squished....
    Traffic was not bad.....
    And on the way I nabbed a free Orange and cashew nut cookie while passing through M&S...

    As a result this is in the wrong thread
    Originally posted by colinw
    Yes, no happy people allowed here, so !!!! !!!!!

    (I just lurve spiders! )
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    • Sleazy
    • By Sleazy 18th May 17, 6:26 PM
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    I don't know.
    Grrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrr .........
    Whatever it was, I feel better now.
    • Wizard of Id
    • By Wizard of Id 18th May 17, 9:55 PM
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    I'm cold, and the heating's just come on.
    And it's nearly the end of May.
    Heating shouldn't still be coming on.
    Originally posted by Pyxis
    I have been the other way since I threw the quilt off at about 2am this morning, really feeling hot all day, even wishing that I had worn my shorts when out walking at lunchtime.
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    • Penitent
    • By Penitent 19th May 17, 8:14 AM
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    Edit. Right, I've now read it for the fourth time, and I see what you mean!

    I'd have given myself salmonella poisoning!

    Confusing all round.
    Originally posted by Pyxis
    I feel a little less crappy about not realising when I bought it now.

    I actually dreamt about trying to cook the sodding thing last night!
    • pollypenny
    • By pollypenny 19th May 17, 9:17 AM
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    What's up with it Polly? I bodge my way through that at work!
    Originally posted by colinw

    Needed new password, used recovery email. Ok, new password - 'not recognised'.

    Try again, 6 letters 4 numbers - 'passwords must be at least 10 digits'.

    Long story short, the first one was accepted - but still not working!

    Waiting for our IT fairy to be available.
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    • Izadora
    • By Izadora 19th May 17, 10:24 AM
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    So very many things...

    The fact that the boot of the car was open this morning (my OH probably managed to catch the button as he was putting the keys in his pocket last night) and someone's taken my overnight bag out of it. If they were expecting a nice new outfit from Collectif they'll get a bit of a shock when they realise that it's actually just my dirty washing from when we stayed at my parents' on Wednesday night. I know that it could've been a lot worse (my OH's rather expensive socket set was in the boot too and is still there) but I'm really upset and annoyed about it. It was one of my favourite sets of underwear

    My lack of self-control, which means I have a stinking hangover today.

    Tiredness. I was tired before having a late night last night so now feel like the living dead.

    Hormones. At the moment it's very much 50/50 as to whether I'm going to scream at someone or burst into tears.

    Not having lost as much weight as I wanted to (see aforementioned lack of self-control) which means that a lot of my lovely holiday clothes are a bit too tight and I've only got 10 days until we go away.
    • Penitent
    • By Penitent 19th May 17, 11:52 AM
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    Had to make a complaint to TSB about not being able to close my account online as there is no other way to contact them via email. Asked for a response via email due to having trouble talking to people at the moment due to mental health issues. They responded by email (so far so good). I responded to their email. Part of my response was a reminder that suggesting I go into branch wasn't really helpful due to the problems I told them about. They then called me. I had to tell them I couldn't talk to them, so now they're going to send a letter. Why couldn't they just email me again? Now I just want to cry or hide under my bed. Why can't they pay attention to what people tell them?
    • colinw
    • By colinw 19th May 17, 11:56 AM
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    Needed new password, used recovery email. Ok, new password - 'not recognised'.

    Try again, 6 letters 4 numbers - 'passwords must be at least 10 digits'.

    Long story short, the first one was accepted - but still not working!

    Waiting for our IT fairy to be available.
    Originally posted by pollypenny
    OK my method for this is the following

    Swear at the computer in a loud voice and say "Yes it !!!!!!! that"

    Then type the same password in again but in a more angry fashion hitting the keys a bit harder while muttering obscenities like Mutely under the breath....

    Give up and go get a cuppa
    • Penitent
    • By Penitent 19th May 17, 12:24 PM
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    OK my method for this is the following

    Swear at the computer in a loud voice and say "Yes it !!!!!!! that"

    Then type the same password in again but in a more angry fashion hitting the keys a bit harder while muttering obscenities like Mutely under the breath....

    Give up and go get a cuppa
    Originally posted by colinw
    This is the method I use for password issues too. I can't say it's terribly effective, but it makes me feel a little better.
    • Pyxis
    • By Pyxis 19th May 17, 12:27 PM
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    OK my method for this is the following

    Swear at the computer in a loud voice and say "Yes it !!!!!!! that"

    Then type the same password in again but in a more angry fashion hitting the keys a bit harder while muttering obscenities like Mutely under the breath....
    Originally posted by colinw
    Or alternatively, the Pyxis method.......

    1) As per the Colin method down to the ............

    2) Retype the password very slowly, checking each letter before it gets dotted out.

    If that doesn't work......
    3) Click on the 'Forgotten your password?' button, and type in the same one as your MSE login.

    4) Then go and have a stiff gin, whilst muttering, "Strewth! Give me strength! Bloody stupid passwords! I'm sick of them" and similar comments.

    5) Then have another stiff gin, and login to MSE, heading straight for the "What's irritating you?" thread.
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    • Penitent
    • By Penitent 19th May 17, 2:55 PM
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    The phrase "go legal". I don't know why, but it winds me up.
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