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    • fairy lights
    • By fairy lights 23rd Jun 17, 7:20 AM
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    fairy lights
    What's irritating you VI
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    • 23rd Jun 17, 7:20 AM
    What's irritating you VI 23rd Jun 17 at 7:20 AM
    Haven't even got out of bed yet and I'm irritated.
    -The badly behaved cat peed in the laundry basket so all my summer clothes have had to go back in the wash and I'll have to wear jeans today.
    -I've pulled a muscle in my leg and have to drag it behind me, quasimodo style
    -OH ate all the bread so I can't have toast for breakfast
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    • MothballsWallet
    • By MothballsWallet 10th Feb 18, 11:52 AM
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    MothballsWallet
    I like its little woolly hat.
    Originally posted by donnajunkie
    Miss Diane...
    I live in the UK City of Culture 2021

    Married to an immigrant.

    Always ask yourself one question: What would Gibbs do?
    • Oblivion
    • By Oblivion 10th Feb 18, 12:04 PM
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    Oblivion
    I solved my passwords issues years ago ... I use Access Manager Professional on all our machines. Double encrypted and easy to use.

    http://www.accessmanager.co.uk/
    Last edited by Oblivion; 10-02-2018 at 12:06 PM.
    ... Dave
    Happily retired and enjoying my 12th year of leisure

    I am cleverly disguised as a responsible adult.

    Bring me sunshine in your smile
    • MothballsWallet
    • By MothballsWallet 10th Feb 18, 12:06 PM
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    MothballsWallet
    How on earth did they get my password?
    Originally posted by Sleazy
    Next they'll accuse you of being a Belieber
    I live in the UK City of Culture 2021

    Married to an immigrant.

    Always ask yourself one question: What would Gibbs do?
    • Wizard of Id
    • By Wizard of Id 10th Feb 18, 1:04 PM
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    Wizard of Id
    Getting lost in the woods
    Every man is innocent until proven broke.
    Cryin won't help you, prayin won't do you no good.

    Keep Moving in 2018 Challenge - Target 3333 miles
    This week - 78.7
    Total so far - 530.8
    • Penitent
    • By Penitent 10th Feb 18, 1:16 PM
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    Penitent
    Property websites defaulting to "highest price first". Do most people go on there looking for a house and think, "I want the dearest thing in my area!" Am I an almighty skinflint because I'd prefer to buy the cheapest thing that fits my needs?
    • Penitent
    • By Penitent 10th Feb 18, 1:18 PM
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    Actually I just googled skinflint (I sometimes get it into my head that I've used the wrong word) and the definition is "a person who spends as little money as possible". So, um, I guess by my own description I am a skinflint.
    • joansgirl
    • By joansgirl 10th Feb 18, 1:19 PM
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    joansgirl
    I solved my passwords issues years ago ... I use Access Manager Professional on all our machines. Double encrypted and easy to use.

    http://www.accessmanager.co.uk/
    Originally posted by Oblivion
    OMG, Daaaaaave!!!!!!

    Is that really you??????

    Hello
    Some people only exist as examples of what to avoid...
    .


    Finito
    • Penitent
    • By Penitent 10th Feb 18, 1:23 PM
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    Penitent
    I have also decided that "POA" should be replaced with "YCAIP" (you can't afford it, pleb).
    • joansgirl
    • By joansgirl 10th Feb 18, 1:24 PM
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    joansgirl
    Getting lost in the woods
    Originally posted by Wizard of Id
    I'll see your woods and raise you...getting lost in a housing estate, which I did this morning

    And it wasn't even a strange estate, just the next one over to mine
    Some people only exist as examples of what to avoid...
    .


    Finito
    • cjdavies
    • By cjdavies 10th Feb 18, 3:13 PM
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    cjdavies
    ITV Player, I mute it during the ads, new ad starts volume is back on automatically, I knock it off and repeat!
    • Penitent
    • By Penitent 10th Feb 18, 3:44 PM
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    Penitent
    ITV Player, I mute it during the ads, new ad starts volume is back on automatically, I knock it off and repeat!
    Originally posted by cjdavies
    Can you mute the tab or the device instead?
    • cjdavies
    • By cjdavies 10th Feb 18, 4:05 PM
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    cjdavies
    Can you mute the tab or the device instead?
    Originally posted by Penitent
    I'm watching youtube videos during the ads

    EDIT: I never knew about mute tab Thank you
    • Oblivion
    • By Oblivion 10th Feb 18, 4:24 PM
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    Oblivion
    OMG, Daaaaaave!!!!!!

    Is that really you??????

    Hello
    Originally posted by joansgirl

    Hello my dear, it is indeed me! Rumours of my death were grossly exaggerated Hope you are keeping well my lovely
    ... Dave
    Happily retired and enjoying my 12th year of leisure

    I am cleverly disguised as a responsible adult.

    Bring me sunshine in your smile
    • joansgirl
    • By joansgirl 10th Feb 18, 4:41 PM
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    joansgirl
    Hello my dear, it is indeed me! Rumours of my death were grossly exaggerated Hope you are keeping well my lovely
    Originally posted by Oblivion
    Yes, I'm very well apart from a few minor niggles, thank you. Now retired and enjoying it!

    Hope you and yours are well, lovely to see you, it's been a long time
    Some people only exist as examples of what to avoid...
    .


    Finito
    • Pyxis
    • By Pyxis 10th Feb 18, 5:30 PM
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    Pyxis
    I suppose not so much irritated as really sad.

    I don't have many favourite cafÉs etc., as I find the food in most is not very nice, or even horrible, but there's one I've used over the years ever since I moved here 30+ years ago.
    It's a real olde worlde tea rooms, in a half-timbered building, with a little outside space that was enclosed and was a sun trap.

    As well as the usual cream tea stuff, they also did home-cooked light meals, and the place is well-situated to attract visitors to the town, of which there are quite a few.

    Anyway, due to illness, I hadn't been there for at least a year, but today I thought I'd have a treat and have an early lunch there.

    To my horror, they were closing down, and were selling off all their stuff. Nothing was being served there anymore!


    I was soooooo sad.
    Obviously they hadn't been able to sell it as a going concern, which amazed me.

    It was odd, because earlier today I'd had a sort of premonition that it might not be there anymore, but just dismissed that. I even googled it, and it was still online, so I thought it was ok.

    What made it worse was that the only decent and fully vegetarian restaurant, which I frequented an awful lot, and which had also been there forever, had changed hands a couple of years ago, due to retirement, and was now a bog-standard Chinese.


    Anyway, I was then in a pickle. I was very hungry, not having had breakfast, and my car was parked on a two-hour ticket, but I had some shopping to do as well.
    Although there are loads of other places to eat, none had ever really done the trick for me.

    I looked at the menu of one place, but didn't fancy it. Then, another place, which had changed hands about four years ago caught my eye. I hadn't eaten there since it had changed, so as it was raining and I didn't have a huge amount of time, I thought I'd try it.

    It used to be an old-fashioned meat and two veg lunch place, which I hadn't liked eating in much, and had now become one of these hip cafÉ-bar places, so I wasn't too sure about it, but I ordered a veggie breakfast and coffee.
    Well, the guys serving were very pleasant, and the food came quickly and it was nice and hot, and very good quality. Proper mushroom, grilled vine tomatoes, halloumi, more halloumi in place of the two eggs I could have had but didn't want, sautÉed potatoes, spinach and very nice malty seedy toast.

    Ok, a bit of a poncy breakfast (!), no baked beans, , but it was very nice!

    It didn't make up for the loss of my lovely tea rooms, though, , although I would eat there again.



    Sorry this is a ramble, but it did upset me.

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

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    • Pyxis
    • By Pyxis 10th Feb 18, 5:37 PM
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    Pyxis
    I solved my passwords issues years ago ... I use Access Manager Professional on all our machines. Double encrypted and easy to use.

    http://www.accessmanager.co.uk/
    Originally posted by Oblivion

    OMG, Daaaaaave!!!!!!

    Is that really you??????

    Hello
    Originally posted by joansgirl
    Yes! Obley! Long time no see! Where u bin?




    Getting lost in the woods
    Originally posted by Wizard of Id
    Did you perchance stumble across a house made of gingerbread?
    (I just lurve spiders! )
    INFJ(Turbulent).

    Her Greenliness Baroness Pyxis of the Alphabetty, Pinnacle of Peadom
    Founder Member: WIMPS ANONYMOUS
    • tommix
    • By tommix 10th Feb 18, 7:26 PM
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    tommix
    You know that thing where you get to a certain age and you become invisible? Well I'm 57 and the other day it hit me..No more admiring glances from the ladies..No more feeling like part of lifes rich tapestry..

    So anyway I got so 'down' about it that I went to the Doctor..

    I said "Doctor, I've become invisible and I'm feeling so depressed, can you help me?" His reply will haunt me forever. He seemed to look right through me and said.."Sorry I can't see you right now"
    • Sleazy
    • By Sleazy 10th Feb 18, 7:29 PM
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    Sleazy
    ...
    Did you perchance stumble across a house made of gingerbread?
    Originally posted by Pyxis
    Or three bears?
    Sleazy
    Last Of The Lounge Lizards Couch Potatoes
    • Sleazy
    • By Sleazy 10th Feb 18, 7:33 PM
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    Sleazy
    You know that thing where you get to a certain age and you become invisible? Well I'm 57 and the other day it hit me..No more admiring glances from the ladies..No more feeling like part of lifes rich tapestry..

    So anyway I got so 'down' about it that I went to the Doctor..

    I said "Doctor, I've become invisible and I'm feeling so depressed, can you help me?" His reply will haunt me forever. He seemed to look right through me and said.."Sorry I can't see you right now"
    Originally posted by tommix
    I'm slightly older and recently women have been 'inviting' me to board the bus first although they were at the stop first.

    Either they think that I look like a poor old thing or they want to see my bottom.

    "I'd rather have a bottom in front of me than a frontal lobotomy"
    Sleazy
    Last Of The Lounge Lizards Couch Potatoes
    • Pyxis
    • By Pyxis 10th Feb 18, 7:39 PM
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    Pyxis
    You know that thing where you get to a certain age and you become invisible? Well I'm 57 and the other day it hit me..No more admiring glances from the ladies..No more feeling like part of lifes rich tapestry..

    So anyway I got so 'down' about it that I went to the Doctor..

    I said "Doctor, I've become invisible and I'm feeling so depressed, can you help me?" His reply will haunt me forever. He seemed to look right through me and said.."Sorry I can't see you right now"
    Originally posted by tommix
    He should have said, "Pull yourself together!"





    Oh no, sorry, that should be curtains.
    Wrong joke.


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

    Her Greenliness Baroness Pyxis of the Alphabetty, Pinnacle of Peadom
    Founder Member: WIMPS ANONYMOUS
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