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    • Indie Kid
    • By Indie Kid 6th Jan 14, 1:31 PM
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    Indie Kid
    Things that made you smile
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    • 6th Jan 14, 1:31 PM
    Things that made you smile 6th Jan 14 at 1:31 PM
    We have a what's irritating you thread, and I think we need a thread for things that have made us smile, etc.

    Me - well, we have a puppy who is now 8 months. I let her out this morning and was hoping to keep the door open for her to come in. But it was too windy. I was stood by the door waiting for her, expecting to see her come down the steps.

    I then heard a tap at the door. She'd come down the steps, which I hadn't seen and tapped to be let in. She also taps to go out.
    Sealed pot challenge #232. Gold stars from Sue-UU - 75.29 banked
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    • uberalles
    • By uberalles 8th Dec 17, 6:36 AM
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    uberalles
    Cristiano Ronaldo.

    World footballer of the year for the second year running and for the fifth time.

    Congratulaions, thoroughly deserved.

    Unfortunately for my missus, whilst acknowledging he is the current and recent best, she cannot stand him. Good man.
    • Pyxis
    • By Pyxis 8th Dec 17, 7:30 AM
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    Pyxis
    I was in a pub the other night and according to the "chalkboard" in the gents bog, having considered the average distance walked by humans each year, and the average number of pints of beer or lager consumed by humans each year, the average human does about 41 miles to the gallon.

    Not terribly scientific, but interesting nonetheless... .

    WR
    Originally posted by Wild_Rover
    Men's loos being out of bounds, please enlighten me as to this chalkboard in them.
    (I just lurve spiders! )
    INFJ(Turbulent).

    Her Greenliness Baroness Pyxis of the Alphabetty, Pinnacle of Peadom
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    • joansgirl
    • By joansgirl 8th Dec 17, 8:29 AM
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    joansgirl
    Men's loos being out of bounds, please enlighten me as to this chalkboard in them.
    Originally posted by Pyxis
    Might just be the writing on the wall
    Some people only exist as examples of what to avoid...
    .


    Finito
    • Pyxis
    • By Pyxis 8th Dec 17, 8:31 AM
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    Pyxis
    Might just be the writing on the wall
    Originally posted by joansgirl
    The moving figure of doom!
    (I just lurve spiders! )
    INFJ(Turbulent).

    Her Greenliness Baroness Pyxis of the Alphabetty, Pinnacle of Peadom
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    • joansgirl
    • By joansgirl 8th Dec 17, 10:55 AM
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    joansgirl
    Finished the bathroom!

    And I changed the bog seat
    Some people only exist as examples of what to avoid...
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    • Pyxis
    • By Pyxis 8th Dec 17, 11:29 AM
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    Pyxis
    Finished the bathroom!

    And I changed the bog seat
    Originally posted by joansgirl
    Well done!


    What's next?
    (I just lurve spiders! )
    INFJ(Turbulent).

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    • joansgirl
    • By joansgirl 8th Dec 17, 11:48 AM
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    joansgirl
    Well done!


    What's next?
    Originally posted by Pyxis
    Well.......in my bedroom (which I decorated last year) there is a large built in wardrobe. It has 4 doors and looks fine from the outside.

    But...inside is It's never been touched, not painted, nothing. The layout is completely rubbish, the hanging rail runs the entire length but there are shelves at one end and you can't use the top shelf because the rail's in the way and you can't use the end of the rail because the shelves are in the way.

    So a re-vamp is called for, dividing it in the middle, new rail half the size of the one that's in there, new double width shelves that I can actually use. And a paint job.

    Should keep me busy over Christmas at least!
    Some people only exist as examples of what to avoid...
    .


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    • Sad. Sack
    • By Sad. Sack 8th Dec 17, 2:06 PM
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    Sad. Sack
    Children throwing snowballs.
    • Pyxis
    • By Pyxis 8th Dec 17, 3:26 PM
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    Pyxis
    A baby in a banana saw a mult-coloured bus go past and went "Oooh'" with delight!
    (I just lurve spiders! )
    INFJ(Turbulent).

    Her Greenliness Baroness Pyxis of the Alphabetty, Pinnacle of Peadom
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    • Wild_Rover
    • By Wild_Rover 8th Dec 17, 7:14 PM
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    Wild_Rover
    Men's loos being out of bounds, please enlighten me as to this chalkboard in them.
    Originally posted by Pyxis
    Well, secrets being what secrets are, I'm not sure I can tell you too much... .... oh, ok then.

    It is a place where us blokes can collectively solve advanced mathematical formulae, or leave hints and tips about his to make the world a better place, or, just occasionally, someone will draw a c0ck and balls ...



    I think it's quite cunning, actually, as it removes part of the likelihood of eejits scribbling graffiti on the walls.

    WR
    Those who can make you believe absurdities, can make you commit atrocities. Voltaire
    Why should I allow that same God to tell me how to raise my kids, who had to drown His own? RG. Ingersol
    I find the whole business of religion profoundly interesting. But it does mystify me that otherwise intelligent people take it seriously. D Adams
    • Pyxis
    • By Pyxis 8th Dec 17, 7:16 PM
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    Pyxis
    Well, secrets being what secrets are, I'm not sure I can tell you too much... .... oh, ok then.

    It is a place where us blokes can collectively solve advanced mathematical formulae, or leave hints and tips about his to make the world a better place, or, just occasionally, someone will draw a c0ck and balls ...



    I think it's quite cunning, actually, as it removes part of the likelihood of eejits scribbling graffiti on the walls.

    WR
    Originally posted by Wild_Rover
    So, is it actually a real chalkboard, then? Not a metaphorical one?

    I have never come across such a phenomenomenomenum.
    (I just lurve spiders! )
    INFJ(Turbulent).

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    • minimad1970
    • By minimad1970 8th Dec 17, 7:45 PM
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    The herd of Shetland ponies that I saw in the forest today whilst walking my dog, they're so adorable.
    • Wild_Rover
    • By Wild_Rover 8th Dec 17, 8:21 PM
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    Wild_Rover
    So, is it actually a real chalkboard, then? Not a metaphorical one?

    I have never come across such a phenomenomenomenum.
    Originally posted by Pyxis
    No, it's quite real, I assure you!

    WR
    Those who can make you believe absurdities, can make you commit atrocities. Voltaire
    Why should I allow that same God to tell me how to raise my kids, who had to drown His own? RG. Ingersol
    I find the whole business of religion profoundly interesting. But it does mystify me that otherwise intelligent people take it seriously. D Adams
    • Pyxis
    • By Pyxis 10th Dec 17, 9:23 AM
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    Pyxis
    Nutty and Nutty on Gogglebox, (Giles and Mary from Wiltshire), talking about Christmas present-buying, and Mrs. Nutty says: "I remember the year you got chlamydia-testing kits for those people we were going to be staying with, just because they were free".



    Imagine unwrapping one of those on Christmas morning!
    (I just lurve spiders! )
    INFJ(Turbulent).

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    • MothballsWallet
    • By MothballsWallet 11th Dec 17, 5:39 PM
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    MothballsWallet
    Today being a snow day for schools, there were no school kids on my bus home, so it was running to time!

    Now, why can't this be the case every day even with the kids being on the bus? Maybe it's because a lot of the parents don't care what their "little darlings" get up to on buses.
    Always ask yourself one question: What would Gibbs do?

    I live in the UK City of Culture 2021

    I had to put mothballs in my wallet - the moths had learned the PINs to my cards...
    • joansgirl
    • By joansgirl 15th Dec 17, 10:37 AM
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    joansgirl
    Just been to the local shops and.....I managed to park
    Some people only exist as examples of what to avoid...
    .


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    • Wizard of Id
    • By Wizard of Id 15th Dec 17, 8:16 PM
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    Wizard of Id
    Orion in the evening sky

    also

    finding that my 'summer' walking boots have a non-slip sole, they are not fully waterproof but I could care less about that when I found out that I could walk safely on ice wearing them
    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 - 77.7
    Total so far - 1537.8
    • colinw
    • By colinw 15th Dec 17, 8:23 PM
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    colinw
    Orion in the evening sky

    also

    finding that my 'summer' walking boots have a non-slip sole, they are not fully waterproof but I could care less about that when I found out that I could walk safely on ice wearing them
    Originally posted by Wizard of Id
    The most magnificent of all constellations it stands on its head down under
    • Wizard of Id
    • By Wizard of Id 15th Dec 17, 8:26 PM
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    Wizard of Id
    The most magnificent of all constellations it stands on its head down under
    Originally posted by colinw
    It's is probably the only one that I recognise instantly without having to search the sky
    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 - 77.7
    Total so far - 1537.8
    • colinw
    • By colinw 15th Dec 17, 8:27 PM
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    colinw
    It's is probably the only one that I recognise instantly without having to search the sky
    Originally posted by Wizard of Id
    It is one of the few that look like what it is supposed to be!
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