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    • fairy lights
    • By fairy lights 23rd Jun 17, 7:20 AM
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    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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    • fairy lights
    • By fairy lights 12th Jul 17, 3:11 PM
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    Mclateface, enjoying his new role as supervisor keeps telling me to do work I've already done (because I turn up on time )
    Which is irritating because then it looks like I'm only getting stuff done because of his superior management skills, and he looks like he's being really proactive and good at his job when all he's doing is basically naming stuff I've done anyway.
    • Penitent
    • By Penitent 12th Jul 17, 3:40 PM
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    Mclateface, enjoying his new role as supervisor keeps telling me to do work I've already done (because I turn up on time )
    Which is irritating because then it looks like I'm only getting stuff done because of his superior management skills, and he looks like he's being really proactive and good at his job when all he's doing is basically naming stuff I've done anyway.
    Originally posted by fairy lights
    Sounds like more of a postactive management style than a proactive one.

    One of my former managers had a Buckaroo style of management. He'd see how much work he could pile onto people before they kicked (or broke).
    • donnajunkie
    • By donnajunkie 12th Jul 17, 6:28 PM
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    Very irritated at being woken up at 2am by neighbour's dripping gutter. Could even hear it over the radio. Couldn't get back to sleep for ages.
    Originally posted by Pyxis
    Ours does this every time it rains. We have had workman out and it makes no difference. We even got new guttering last year and it still happens.
    • joansgirl
    • By joansgirl 12th Jul 17, 6:32 PM
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    Very irritated at being woken up at 2am by neighbour's dripping gutter. Could even hear it over the radio. Couldn't get back to sleep for ages.
    Originally posted by Pyxis
    I have a similar issue with my neighbours TV aerial Slightest bit of wind and it rattles and bangs, vibrates right down the chimney
    Last edited by joansgirl; 12-07-2017 at 6:37 PM.
    • Pyxis
    • By Pyxis 12th Jul 17, 6:40 PM
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    Ours does this every time it rains. We have had workman out and it makes no difference. We even got new guttering last year and it still happens.
    Originally posted by donnajunkie
    I have a similar issue with my neighbours TV aerial Slightest bit of wind and it rattles and bangs, vibrates right down the chimney
    Originally posted by joansgirl
    It's more that the heavy drops fall onto the plastic drain cover, which, being over a hole, makes the sound resonate.
    I reckon if I put a plant pot of earth on the drain cover, for the drops to fall onto, it should solve the problem.
    Hopefully she won't mind.
    I'll have to wait until it next rains, though.

    I know she has had a couple of men look at it, fiddle with the gutter, and it still happens. Crazy.
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    • coffeehound
    • By coffeehound 12th Jul 17, 8:09 PM
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    Very irritated at being woken up at 2am by neighbour's dripping gutter. Could even hear it over the radio. Couldn't get back to sleep for ages.
    Originally posted by Pyxis
    Embace the ear plugs, Pyx (What are they doing?)


    (The ones in those packets look horrid, though. Even though they've been sterilised! )
    Originally posted by Pyxis
    There's a word you don't want to see associated with fish sausages.
    • Wizard of Id
    • By Wizard of Id 12th Jul 17, 8:11 PM
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    The hard skin on my left heel split overnight last night and has been very painfull all day
    Every man is innocent until proven broke.
    Cryin won't help you, prayin won't do you no good.

    Walk 2000 miles in 2017 - 1681.5
    This week 64.8
    • gonebust
    • By gonebust 12th Jul 17, 8:49 PM
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    Or if you really want to be savage: "I may be fat, but if I wanted to I could !!!! your dad and make you my step child"
    Originally posted by fairy lights
    I just soaked my screen in Diet Coke reading that one
    • ceredigion
    • By ceredigion 12th Jul 17, 8:52 PM
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    Ours does this every time it rains. We have had workman out and it makes no difference. We even got new guttering last year and it still happens.
    Originally posted by donnajunkie


    Square-line down pipes ?
    • minimad1970
    • By minimad1970 12th Jul 17, 9:05 PM
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    I've had hiccups for about 20 minutes, the kind that hurt
    • Penitent
    • By Penitent 12th Jul 17, 10:45 PM
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    I accidentally stayed up too late and seem to have found myself in a silly mood. Logging off before I embarrass myself further.
    • Penitent
    • By Penitent 13th Jul 17, 9:40 AM
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    Pharmacy told me that if I called to let them know I had a paid-for scrip coming, they'd make sure the delivery bloke had change. I called them to let them know. Delivery bloke had no idea I needed to pay and wasn't even sure how much the charge is. Thankfully, he had a bit of change in his pocket and I knew how much I needed to pay. What was the point of getting me to call?

    I have the most astounding ability to injure myself while doing absolutely nothing. I seem to have done something atrocious to my back during the night. Must have slept in a weird position. This + feeling rough due to staying up too late = grumpy Penitent.
    • fairy lights
    • By fairy lights 13th Jul 17, 10:05 AM
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    Sounds like more of a postactive management style than a proactive one.

    One of my former managers had a Buckaroo style of management. He'd see how much work he could pile onto people before they kicked (or broke).
    Originally posted by Penitent
    I don't know much about management styles but that sounds about right.
    He's even got new supervisor body language - he leans back in his chair and puts his hands behind his head and basically just sits there like that, god knows what thoughts are running through his head...what to get for lunch, probably.
    • Penitent
    • By Penitent 13th Jul 17, 10:36 AM
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    I don't know much about management styles but that sounds about right.
    He's even got new supervisor body language - he leans back in his chair and puts his hands behind his head and basically just sits there like that, god knows what thoughts are running through his head...what to get for lunch, probably.
    Originally posted by fairy lights
    Ha! Neither do I. The proactive one is the only "real" one, the others are just my own "affectionate" labels.
    • gonebust
    • By gonebust 13th Jul 17, 11:22 AM
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    Having to decide what to make for dinner

    Every flipping day I have to not only decide what to have but to cook it as well. Every flipping day

    So today I say what will we have for dinner and the only suggestion coming my way is " something nice".
    • fairy lights
    • By fairy lights 13th Jul 17, 11:25 AM
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    Having to decide what to make for dinner

    Every flipping day I have to not only decide what to have but to cook it as well. Every flipping day

    So today I say what will we have for dinner and the only suggestion coming my way is " something nice".
    Originally posted by gonebust
    Start doing beans on toast every day - I'm sure the suggestions will start to flow after a week or two
    • Sheel
    • By Sheel 13th Jul 17, 12:25 PM
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    Start doing beans on toast every day - I'm sure the suggestions will start to flow after a week or two
    Originally posted by fairy lights
    After all those beans it wouldn't be the only thing flowing!
    Not long now
    • Piscean1991
    • By Piscean1991 13th Jul 17, 2:17 PM
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    Nuisance calls. This one number has been calling me every day for a long time now and at different times of day. It's obviously a recording so clearly you can't reason with it but it's so annoying because I don't know how to stop it.
    • Penitent
    • By Penitent 13th Jul 17, 3:44 PM
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    I can't decide where to go for my home insurance.
    Originally posted by Bula Ciorapescu
    I'm having the same problem. I'm having trouble making sure all the quotes come with the same T&Cs. I know it's not very money-saving, but I'm probably going to let ours auto-renew.
    • ScarletMarble
    • By ScarletMarble 13th Jul 17, 4:03 PM
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    Nuisance calls. This one number has been calling me every day for a long time now and at different times of day. It's obviously a recording so clearly you can't reason with it but it's so annoying because I don't know how to stop it.
    Originally posted by Piscean1991
    Normally if you listen to the recorded call, there is an option "if you wish to remove your number from our list - please press (a number). The number you press varies. If you can hold on for an extra 20-30 seconds.
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