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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.
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    • Pyxis
    • By Pyxis 15th Dec 17, 8:31 PM
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    Pyxis
    The most magnificent of all constellations it stands on its head down under
    Originally posted by colinw
    And it's on its side in Sri Lanka! I got quite a shock!
    (I just lurve spiders! )
    INFJ(Turbulent).

    Her Greenliness Baroness Pyxis of the Alphabetty, Pinnacle of Peadom
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    • ceredigion
    • By ceredigion 15th Dec 17, 8:51 PM
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    ceredigion
    Tax return done,
    • colinw
    • By colinw 15th Dec 17, 8:53 PM
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    colinw
    Tax return done,
    Originally posted by ceredigion
    Bet that was taxing
    • colinw
    • By colinw 15th Dec 17, 8:54 PM
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    colinw
    And it's on its side in Sri Lanka! I got quite a shock!
    Originally posted by Pyxis
    Not as much as he did when he was having a lie down
    • quoia
    • By quoia 15th Dec 17, 9:21 PM
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    quoia
    And it's on its side in Sri Lanka! I got quite a shock!
    Originally posted by Pyxis
    What time of year? Where from & in which direction?

    I've been 10 times (amounts to around 6 months in total when added altogether) and I'm quite a stargazer but never seen Orion any way around

    Having said that whilst I have varied "when", the "where" has always been the same.
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    • Pyxis
    • By Pyxis 16th Dec 17, 3:49 AM
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    Pyxis
    What time of year? Where from & in which direction?

    I've been 10 times (amounts to around 6 months in total when added altogether) and I'm quite a stargazer but never seen Orion any way around

    Having said that whilst I have varied "when", the "where" has always been the same.
    Originally posted by quoia
    It was in February of 2015 but I can't remember the direction! I saw it a few times and it was unmistakable and deffo on its side.

    I suppose it can't just suddenly flip upside down the minute you step over the equator!
    (I just lurve spiders! )
    INFJ(Turbulent).

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    • Wizard of Id
    • By Wizard of Id 16th Dec 17, 8:51 AM
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    The sunrise this morning
    The whole sky had a touch of colour to it, reds, yellows and orange from east to west and south to north.
    I don't recall ever having seen such an expanse of colour

    (change in weather is due, going to get a lot warmer)
    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
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    • colinw
    • By colinw 16th Dec 17, 2:25 PM
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    Finishing a 750g tub of Lurpak maybe it!!!8217;s just me but I get a certain satisfaction I like opening a nice new tub of butter, untouched and crumb free, it!!!8217;s not just butter I like finishing a tub of shaving gel as well
    • Chris25
    • By Chris25 16th Dec 17, 3:30 PM
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    Chris25
    Finishing a 750g tub of Lurpak maybe it’s just me but I get a certain satisfaction I like opening a nice new tub of butter, untouched and crumb free, it’s not just butter I like finishing a tub of shaving gel as well
    Originally posted by colinw
    I like opening a new jar of coffee, popping the foil and smelling the lovely aroma
    • Happy 2018
    • By Happy 2018 16th Dec 17, 5:11 PM
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    Happy 2018
    New Year plans.
    • colinw
    • By colinw 16th Dec 17, 5:21 PM
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    colinw
    I like opening a new jar of coffee, popping the foil and smelling the lovely aroma
    Originally posted by Chris25
    A jar of jam is another one.....that is quite pleasing to finish as well
    • Sam Fallow
    • By Sam Fallow 17th Dec 17, 12:25 AM
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    Sam Fallow
    Saying the right thing at the right time.
    On returning home this morning I had a converstion with my neighbour.

    Neighbour: 'Been walking with the dogs then?'
    Me: 'Yeah, but not too far as I've strained my Achilles tendon.'
    'That sounds sore.'
    'It was hurting anyway, then 2 days ago, I aggravated it and then did it again this morning.'
    'It sounds like you've got a weak spot.'
    'Yes, it's my Achilles heel.'

    true story.
    I don't like morning people. Or mornings. Or people.
    • Wizard of Id
    • By Wizard of Id 18th Dec 17, 11:36 AM
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    Wizard of Id
    A jar of jam is another one.....that is quite pleasing to finish as well
    Originally posted by colinw
    I opened a new jar of homemade strawberry jam at breakfast this morning it was lush
    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
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    • Wizard of Id
    • By Wizard of Id 18th Dec 17, 5:33 PM
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    Wizard of Id
    eBay parcel arrived today from Hong Kong, it was a day early in spite of the email I got asking me to allow an extra 2 weeks for delivery because of the time of year.

    I still can't get my head round how they can sell 10 belt buckles for £1.87 postage included when a UK seller had the same item listed for £1.50 each, postage not included.
    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
    • Pyxis
    • By Pyxis 18th Dec 17, 7:28 PM
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    Pyxis
    eBay parcel arrived today from Hong Kong, it was a day early in spite of the email I got asking me to allow an extra 2 weeks for delivery because of the time of year.

    I still can't get my head round how they can sell 10 belt buckles for £1.87 postage included when a UK seller had the same item listed for £1.50 each, postage not included.
    Originally posted by Wizard of Id
    Out of interest, , why do you need 10 belt buckles?
    (I just lurve spiders! )
    INFJ(Turbulent).

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    • Sleazy
    • By Sleazy 18th Dec 17, 8:30 PM
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    Sleazy
    eBay parcel arrived today from Hong Kong, it was a day early in spite of the email I got asking me to allow an extra 2 weeks for delivery because of the time of year.

    I still can't get my head round how they can sell 10 belt buckles for £1.87 postage included when a UK seller had the same item listed for £1.50 each, postage not included.
    Originally posted by Wizard of Id
    Out of interest, , why do you need 10 belt buckles?
    Originally posted by Pyxis
    Ten belts?
    Sleazy
    In Vino Veritas, In Aqua Sanitas
    • Wizard of Id
    • By Wizard of Id 18th Dec 17, 8:34 PM
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    Wizard of Id
    Out of interest, , why do you need 10 belt buckles?
    Originally posted by Pyxis
    Some time ago I bought a special control lead for my dog for £20 and after getting it I thought to myself that I could make one myself with the right materials.
    After he had chewed a bit out of the lead I decided to go ahead and this is me gathering the required bits together.
    I probably only need a couple but when I mentioned it to someone else they asked if I might make one for their dog as well
    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
    • quoia
    • By quoia 18th Dec 17, 10:09 PM
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    quoia
    eBay parcel arrived today from Hong Kong, it was a day early in spite of the email I got asking me to allow an extra 2 weeks for delivery because of the time of year.

    I still can't get my head round how they can sell 10 belt buckles for £1.87 postage included when a UK seller had the same item listed for £1.50 each, postage not included.
    Originally posted by Wizard of Id
    I remember reading many years ago (late 70s maybe early 80s) about a company that needed some matches, indeed quite a large quantity.
    I seem to recall they were for a promotional offer and needed the boxes to have brand labels tailored accordingly.
    They got them like yourself from half way around the world, China or some such similar place/economy, shipped 1000s of miles to their headquarters ........






    ..... which was NEXT DOOR to a BRYANT & MAY factory
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    (11)A104.28S94.98O112.46N86.73D101.02(12)J130.63F126.76M134.38A200.98M156.30J95.56J102.85A175.93
    S LOWER CASE OMEGA;6.59 so far ..
    • hunters
    • By hunters 19th Dec 17, 7:48 AM
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    hunters
    Found just the right bobble hat and today the temps soar to double figures
    • joansgirl
    • By joansgirl 19th Dec 17, 11:18 AM
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    joansgirl
    People talking to themselves
    Some people only exist as examples of what to avoid...
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