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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
    • #1
    • 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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    • Sleazy
    • By Sleazy 26th Jan 18, 8:06 PM
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    Sleazy
    I try not to comment on bad speling or grammer.
    Even though I was learned to know betterer. I thinks.

    "Let him what is without sin's cast the first stone!"
    Originally posted by Jackmydad
    Jack me lad, I rekon you'ze corekt.
    I shall try to zip me lip from now-a-bouts!
    Sleazy
    There are those who say what's in their mind
    And those who mind what they say
    And the In-Betweeners
    Egypt & Switzerland
    • Pyxis
    • By Pyxis 26th Jan 18, 8:32 PM
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    Pyxis
    I try not to comment on bad speling or grammer.
    Even though I was learned to know betterer. I thinks.

    "Let him what is without sin's cast the first stone!"
    Originally posted by Jackmydad
    Jack me lad, I rekon you'ze corekt.
    I shall try to zip me lip from now-a-bouts!
    Originally posted by Sleazy
    It's ok, JmD. Sleazy and Izzie were just pulling my leg!

    Thank goodness for the "It's aitch not haitch" thread, where us* nit-picky pedants can chuck as many rocks as we like!



    *Yeah yeah I know it should be 'we' nit-picky pedants!

    (The 'e' on this keyboard is driving me spare! )
    Denmark and Senegal
    (I just lurve spiders! )
    INFJ(Turbulent).

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    • Norman Castle
    • By Norman Castle 26th Jan 18, 8:36 PM
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    Norman Castle
    The TUI advert with the woman singing "Aint nobody" Is it just me thinking, give it a rest.

    The, there's a local hero for that, advert is a bit odd. Towards the end, romantic dinner. Has he wandered off for a dump halfway through which has blocked the toilet?

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OM8UxdmtLWg
    Don't harass a hippie. You'll get bad karma.

    Never trust a newbie with a rtb tale.
    • Jackmydad
    • By Jackmydad 26th Jan 18, 8:39 PM
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    Jackmydad
    It's ok, JmD. Sleazy and Izzie were just pulling my leg!

    Thank goodness for the "It's aitch not haitch" thread, where us* nit-picky pedants can chuck as many rocks as we like!



    *Yeah yeah I know it should be 'we' nit-picky pedants!

    (The 'e' on this keyboard is driving me spare! )
    Originally posted by Pyxis
    I've seen that thread. Too scary for me!

    It's the "a" on this one. Always been the same. It's my lousy typing really, it needs a bit more of a press than I tend to give it. I like the keyboard otherwise though!
    • ScarletMarble
    • By ScarletMarble 26th Jan 18, 9:10 PM
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    ScarletMarble
    A small thing, but nonetheless irritating, and indicative of the growing 'sod you' culture around "Customer (mis)Services":

    I bought a Kit Kat. Opened the foil, to find bits of crap and paper all over the back of the bar - it looked like it had been dropped on the floor. When I re-examined the foil wrapper, it had been wrapped all crooked, as if it had indeed come to some misadventure.

    Ok, I thought, complain via e-mail - which is to NESTLE, the big multinational that now makes what was once a homely British invention. I took the trouble to photograph the manky Kit-Kat - what was wrong with it couldn't have been plainer.

    Got a reply from NESTLE today, telling me (not asking!) to send the bar, and the packaging, back to them by Special Delivery... oh, and they will refund the postage, when they feel like it.

    They have been smartly told to jog on with that! Absol-lutely b***y ridiculous. I've already bought something from them I can't eat, wasted half an hour of my life I won't get back photographing it and writing to them - now they are asking me to fund postage costs!

    Poor show, NESTLE!
    Originally posted by mademoiselle
    A few years ago I bought some Kelloggs Fruit n Fibre which when opened had no Fruit in it. As I buy things when on offer, not within a few days. Receipt was binned weeks before. Went on the Kelloggs website, filled in an online form and to include what was stamped onto the best before section of the box. Two days later, in the post I received 4x£1 vouchers. I think I only paid £1.25 for the small box as it was cheaper than the one label.

    Nestle should have done something similar.
    • Kered
    • By Kered 27th Jan 18, 8:50 AM
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    Kered
    Go direct to the MetOffice site, which is who the BBC used to use. Then you can bring up your home town details and save the page to favourites.

    That's what I do, and I get very detailed and local info.
    Originally posted by Pyxis
    I have that bookmarked as well as a couple of rainfall radar sites but I use the BBC site as my home page and that way I can click over to the news and sport easily
    • dekaspace
    • By dekaspace 27th Jan 18, 3:14 PM
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    dekaspace
    Bought something from Amazon, they sent order in 3 seperate parcels, one arrived at 10.30am other one DPD sometime in the next hour, and 3rd bit by 8pm, I don't know best way to deal with it as don't want to have a shower then miss the 3rd parcel
    • DigForVictory
    • By DigForVictory 27th Jan 18, 3:37 PM
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    DigForVictory
    That while I am(unwillingly) prepared to accept some of my Lego may not be safe for 2018 children, No-one is saying How much gnawing leads to harm.
    Be darned if I bin red, yellow & black blocks Just in Case!
    • pollypenny
    • By pollypenny 27th Jan 18, 5:28 PM
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    Grrrr! Iíve had a nightmare with logging on today.

    Had trouble with safari, so powered down the iPad, then the blooming thing wouldnít restart.

    Had a call from Apple Support and brilliant James talked me through stuff with safari, but I lost history and forums. Then I could not remember the password for this.

    Oh, dear. Eventual success, after reviving the old hotmail account I used to register.

    Ironically, Siri's response to 'I canít restart my iPadí was 'if you canít, you can't'.

    A virtual reality shrug of the shoulders!
    Member #14 of SKI-ers club

    Words, words, they're all we have to go by!.

    (Pity they are mangled by this autocorrect!)
    • Pyxis
    • By Pyxis 27th Jan 18, 5:33 PM
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    Pyxis
    Grrrr! I!!!8217;ve had a nightmare with logging on today.

    Had trouble with safari, so powered down the iPad, then the blooming thing wouldn!!!8217;t restart.

    Had a call from Apple Support and brilliant James talked me through stuff with safari, but I lost history and forums. Then I could not remember the password for this.

    Oh, dear. Eventual success, after reviving the old hotmail account I used to register.

    Ironically, Siri's response to 'I can!!!8217;t restart my iPad!!!8217; was 'if you can!!!8217;t, you can't'.

    A virtual reality shrug of the shoulders!
    Originally posted by pollypenny
    I've found Siri has been rather unhelpful in recent weeks.
    I think he's working to rule. Probably fed up being at everyone's beck and call.
    Last edited by Pyxis; 27-01-2018 at 5:38 PM.
    Denmark and Senegal
    (I just lurve spiders! )
    INFJ(Turbulent).

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    • Sleazy
    • By Sleazy 27th Jan 18, 5:34 PM
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    Sleazy
    Grrrr! Iíve had a nightmare with logging on today.

    Had trouble with safari, so powered down the iPad, then the blooming thing wouldnít restart.

    Had a call from Apple Support and brilliant James talked me through stuff with safari, but I lost history and forums. Then I could not remember the password for this.

    Oh, dear. Eventual success, after reviving the old hotmail account I used to register.

    Ironically, Siri's response to 'I canít restart my iPadí was 'if you canít, you can't'.

    A virtual reality shrug of the shoulders!
    Originally posted by pollypenny
    Glad that you're here now.
    I had a good long nap this afternoon and now feel very grumpy and dehydrated (just drunk half a litre of sparkling water from the fridge).
    Sleazy
    There are those who say what's in their mind
    And those who mind what they say
    And the In-Betweeners
    Egypt & Switzerland
    • pollypenny
    • By pollypenny 27th Jan 18, 5:38 PM
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    pollypenny
    It!!!8217;s been a really wasted afternoon. Not worth getting the ironing out or settling down to my book.

    Managed the crosswords and zygolex before my disaster, which was when I!!!8217;d just posted a long comment on the 5:2 forum!
    Member #14 of SKI-ers club

    Words, words, they're all we have to go by!.

    (Pity they are mangled by this autocorrect!)
    • Sleazy
    • By Sleazy 27th Jan 18, 5:43 PM
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    Sleazy
    Itís been a really wasted afternoon. Not worth getting the ironing out or settling down to my book.

    Managed the crosswords and zygolex before my disaster, which was when Iíd just posted a long comment on the 5:2 forum!
    Originally posted by pollypenny
    5:2 thread - is that re weight loss? Because I forgot to mention that I'm really irritated and embarrassed that I don't seem able to lose weight. ....

    Oh, and when using my tablet, press the wrong emoticons sometimes!

    Told you I was grumpy!
    Sleazy
    There are those who say what's in their mind
    And those who mind what they say
    And the In-Betweeners
    Egypt & Switzerland
    • Pyxis
    • By Pyxis 27th Jan 18, 5:46 PM
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    Pyxis
    Itís been a really wasted afternoon. Not worth getting the ironing out or settling down to my book.

    Managed the crosswords and zygolex before my disaster, which was when Iíd just posted a long comment on the 5:2 forum!
    Originally posted by pollypenny
    Is there a 5:2 thread? Or is it a completely different forum?

    I had a lot of success with it before I kept getting ill.

    I plan to restart next week.
    Denmark and Senegal
    (I just lurve spiders! )
    INFJ(Turbulent).

    Her Greenliness Baroness Pyxis of the Alphabetty, Pinnacle of Peadom
    Founder Member: WIMPS ANONYMOUS
    • pollypenny
    • By pollypenny 27th Jan 18, 6:01 PM
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    pollypenny
    Yes, it!!!8217;s Michael Mosley!!!8217;s Intermittent Fasting site. Loads of help on there, including how to start and a personal tracker.

    There is also a forum, with loads of threads. I usually post on the maintenance thread and over 60s.

    It!!!8217;s not really a diet, more a way to eat. It took me five months to reach my target, losing two stone. Unlike 'diets' maintaining is easy.
    Member #14 of SKI-ers club

    Words, words, they're all we have to go by!.

    (Pity they are mangled by this autocorrect!)
    • Pyxis
    • By Pyxis 27th Jan 18, 6:05 PM
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    Pyxis
    Yes, itís Michael Mosleyís Intermittent Fasting site. Loads of help on there, including how to start and a personal tracker.

    There is also a forum, with loads of threads. I usually post on the maintenance thread and over 60s.

    Itís not really a diet, more a way to eat. It took me five months to reach my target, losing two stone. Unlike 'diets' maintaining is easy.
    Originally posted by pollypenny
    Yes, I found it surprisingly easy, it really suited me.
    Denmark and Senegal
    (I just lurve spiders! )
    INFJ(Turbulent).

    Her Greenliness Baroness Pyxis of the Alphabetty, Pinnacle of Peadom
    Founder Member: WIMPS ANONYMOUS
    • OldMotherTucker
    • By OldMotherTucker 27th Jan 18, 11:29 PM
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    OldMotherTucker
    I dropped a a whole load of kidney beans on my bad toe - they were still in the can!!
    Should have joined Borrowmydoggy.com
    • Pyxis
    • By Pyxis 28th Jan 18, 7:24 AM
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    Pyxis
    I dropped a a whole load of kidney beans on my bad toe - they were still in the can!!
    Originally posted by OldMotherTucker
    Sure they weren't pinto beans?
    Denmark and Senegal
    (I just lurve spiders! )
    INFJ(Turbulent).

    Her Greenliness Baroness Pyxis of the Alphabetty, Pinnacle of Peadom
    Founder Member: WIMPS ANONYMOUS
    • OldMotherTucker
    • By OldMotherTucker 28th Jan 18, 7:39 AM
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    OldMotherTucker
    Sure they weren't pinto beans?
    Originally posted by Pyxis
    I see what you did there!
    Should have joined Borrowmydoggy.com
    • Pyxis
    • By Pyxis 28th Jan 18, 7:40 AM
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    Pyxis
    There now seems to be a time restriction on being able to edit a post.

    It's not always long enough, imo.

    It seems to be just from today......I had no problem yesterday.

    Plus I think someone else mentioned not being able to delete a post.

    Is this a new thing?

    I suppose the no deletion thing is to try to stop people posting without thinking? You can't tell if someone has deleted a post unless it has been quoted.

    With editing, though, you can see that a post has been edited, so I'm not sure what the problem is with that.



    The permissible gap between posts has increased to two minutes as well. Could make for some interesting conversations!
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    Founder Member: WIMPS ANONYMOUS
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