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    • Sad. Sack
    • By Sad. Sack 2nd Dec 17, 3:48 PM
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    People giving You advice
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    • 2nd Dec 17, 3:48 PM
    People giving You advice 2nd Dec 17 at 3:48 PM
    Do you like it or not?

    Even when it's unwanted and unsolicited?

    What's the best / most useful advice you've received?

    A friend of mine said he'd been told that you should always dress not as who you are, but as who you'd like to be.

    He's currently in Prison for impersonating a Policeman!
    I like roast potatoes, i do.
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    • Art Vandelay
    • By Art Vandelay 2nd Dec 17, 5:02 PM
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    • 2nd Dec 17, 5:02 PM
    • #2
    • 2nd Dec 17, 5:02 PM
    ...
    What's the best / most useful advice you've received?
    ...
    Originally posted by Sad. Sack
    Never sneeze while you're hiding,

    Never smile when you lie,

    Never try to iron your clothes while you're still wearing them.
    • kingfisherblue
    • By kingfisherblue 2nd Dec 17, 5:38 PM
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    • 2nd Dec 17, 5:38 PM
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    • 2nd Dec 17, 5:38 PM
    I'm always mazed at how many people think that it's fine to tell me that my son is so affectionate and loving, and even that he must have a heart condition - and some follow these comments up with advice (unwanted, unneeded, and frequently wrong!).

    He has Down's Syndrome, and can be as grumpy as anybody else. He can be obstinate. He can sulk for England. Oh, and he does not have a heart condition, so I need no advice on that. When he was younger, his breathing was very noisy, due to scar tissue vibrating in the trachea - he was born with an abnormal fistula connecting the oesophagus and trachea, and had surgery for this (and other abnormalities) at nine hours old. However, because he had the noist breathing, I was regularly informed by complete strangers that he must have a chest infection and I should take him to the doctor's. I was also given various advice about keeping him indoors, wrapped up, steamy rooms, etc. Older people tended to be the ones who thought that they had the right to tell me about my own child.
    • SamsReturn
    • By SamsReturn 2nd Dec 17, 6:53 PM
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    • 2nd Dec 17, 6:53 PM
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    • 2nd Dec 17, 6:53 PM
    When i was 16 and first started work,i was very naive....... i knew nothing.
    We had an old lady in our office, and when the girls were going for a night out in town,
    She always use to say to them ......... Keep your hand on your ha'penny.
    I hadn't a clue what she was talking about.
    • societys child
    • By societys child 2nd Dec 17, 8:37 PM
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    • 2nd Dec 17, 8:37 PM
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    • 2nd Dec 17, 8:37 PM
    ha'penny? I thought it it was a tu'pence


    Mmm, must be 4x more in Yorkshire . .

    • SamsReturn
    • By SamsReturn 3rd Dec 17, 10:15 AM
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    • 3rd Dec 17, 10:15 AM
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    • 3rd Dec 17, 10:15 AM
    ha'penny? I thought it it was a tu'pence


    Mmm, must be 4x more in Yorkshire . .
    Originally posted by societys child
    Maybe i'm older than you, and with inflation, it costs more now.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sfmYIjojkMg
    Last edited by SamsReturn; 03-12-2017 at 10:18 AM.
    • fussypensioner
    • By fussypensioner 3rd Dec 17, 10:22 AM
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    • 3rd Dec 17, 10:22 AM
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    • 3rd Dec 17, 10:22 AM
    My Mums advice, when I went out on a Saturday night, was to always come back intact.
    Holding back the years...
    • Jingle_Belle
    • By Jingle_Belle 3rd Dec 17, 12:03 PM
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    • 3rd Dec 17, 12:03 PM
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    • 3rd Dec 17, 12:03 PM
    Do not have a snack before going to a party in an effort to control your eating. The whole point of going to a Christmas party is to eat other people's food for free. Lots of it.
    Looking Forward To Santa Filling My Stocking
    • Sad. Sack
    • By Sad. Sack 4th Dec 17, 5:03 PM
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    • 4th Dec 17, 5:03 PM
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    • 4th Dec 17, 5:03 PM
    Never eat yellow snow.
    I like roast potatoes, i do.
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