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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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    • Pyxis
    • By Pyxis 29th Jan 18, 8:33 AM
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    Pyxis
    Just thought, if i-pad stylus was used for these tasks, would save RSI on finger perhaps?
    Originally posted by Sleazy
    I think that's called using a cotton-bud!
    Denmark and Senegal
    (I just lurve spiders! )
    INFJ(Turbulent).

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    • fredandwilma
    • By fredandwilma 29th Jan 18, 8:47 AM
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    fredandwilma
    Me too now!
    At least I'm not going to bed (so) irritated, just irrigated from all the water I've been drinking which probably means I'll be up several times in the night.
    Grrrrrrrrrr,
    Originally posted by Sleazy
    I'm sure we all want to know - Did you grow overnight?
    Fred - Where's your get up and go?

    Barney - It just got up and went.



    Carpe diem
    • Pyxis
    • By Pyxis 29th Jan 18, 8:53 AM
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    Pyxis
    I'm sure we all want to know - Did you grow overnight?
    Originally posted by fredandwilma
    Perhaps he has drainage canals?
    Denmark and Senegal
    (I just lurve spiders! )
    INFJ(Turbulent).

    Her Greenliness Baroness Pyxis of the Alphabetty, Pinnacle of Peadom
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    • joansgirl
    • By joansgirl 29th Jan 18, 8:54 AM
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    joansgirl
    I think that's called using a cotton-bud!
    Originally posted by Pyxis
    Never put anything smaller than your elbow in your ears!
    Some people only exist as examples of what to avoid...
    .


    Finito

    Brazil and Serbia
    • pollypenny
    • By pollypenny 29th Jan 18, 9:03 AM
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    I excelled myself yesterday evening -I knocked my Galileo thermometer over on the hearth! Glass and oil puddled on the new carpet!

    I spent all evening layering thick kitchen roll and weighing down with hard back books, leaving for a hour then replacing.

    Seems to be ok. Just washed, as per instructions on line, and layered with more thick paper to dry it completely.
    Member #14 of SKI-ers club

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

    (Pity they are mangled by this autocorrect!)
    • joansgirl
    • By joansgirl 29th Jan 18, 9:29 AM
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    joansgirl
    I excelled myself yesterday evening -I knocked my Galileo thermometer over on the hearth! Glass and oil puddled on the new carpet!

    I spent all evening layering thick kitchen roll and weighing down with hard back books, leaving for a hour then replacing.

    Seems to be ok. Just washed, as per instructions on line, and layered with more thick paper to dry it completely.
    Originally posted by pollypenny
    A fine example of Sods Law Pol, new carpet, you're bound to drop something on it
    Some people only exist as examples of what to avoid...
    .


    Finito

    Brazil and Serbia
    • colinw
    • By colinw 29th Jan 18, 11:05 AM
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    colinw
    I excelled myself yesterday evening -I knocked my Galileo thermometer over on the hearth! Glass and oil puddled on the new carpet!

    I spent all evening layering thick kitchen roll and weighing down with hard back books, leaving for a hour then replacing.

    Seems to be ok. Just washed, as per instructions on line, and layered with more thick paper to dry it completely.
    Originally posted by pollypenny
    I threw half a cup of tea on the sofa last night, still not sure how I managed to do it
    • Sleazy
    • By Sleazy 29th Jan 18, 12:13 PM
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    Sleazy
    I'm sure we all want to know - Did you grow overnight?
    Originally posted by fredandwilma
    My waistline looks decidedly larger!

    Now I'm irritated because I don't know what a Galileo Thermometer is and I'll have to look it up ...
    Sleazy
    There are those who say what's in their mind
    And those who mind what they say
    And the In-Betweeners
    Egypt & Switzerland
    • colinw
    • By colinw 29th Jan 18, 2:42 PM
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    colinw
    They were all the rage at one time!



    The more baubles are floating, the colder it is. I think I've got three 'floaters' at the moment. During the warm summer months all the balls are at the bottom.
    Originally posted by avogadro
    So basically the balls fall and rise depending on temperature
    • Pyxis
    • By Pyxis 29th Jan 18, 4:07 PM
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    Pyxis
    I threw half a cup of tea on the sofa last night, still not sure how I managed to do it
    Originally posted by colinw
    Didn't you do something similar with a coffee, not that long ago? On to the carpet?

    You and cuppas seem to be fatal!

    A bit like that scared next-door neighbour to Hyacinth Bucket!
    Denmark and Senegal
    (I just lurve spiders! )
    INFJ(Turbulent).

    Her Greenliness Baroness Pyxis of the Alphabetty, Pinnacle of Peadom
    Founder Member: WIMPS ANONYMOUS
    • Pyxis
    • By Pyxis 29th Jan 18, 4:15 PM
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    Pyxis
    I've never had one of those, or a lava lamp.
    Denmark and Senegal
    (I just lurve spiders! )
    INFJ(Turbulent).

    Her Greenliness Baroness Pyxis of the Alphabetty, Pinnacle of Peadom
    Founder Member: WIMPS ANONYMOUS
    • colinw
    • By colinw 29th Jan 18, 4:16 PM
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    I found mine in a 2nd hand shop for about £3, - could well be one of those bought back in the 90s and sitting in someone's loft until they decided to charity-shop it.





    Something to do with the laws of physics, I believe..
    Hot temperature makes the water less dense so the balls drop.
    Or something along those lines.
    Originally posted by avogadro
    What?

    Didn't you do something similar with a coffee, not that long ago? On to the carpet?

    You and cuppas seem to be fatal!

    A bit like that scared next-door neighbour to Hyacinth Bucket!
    Originally posted by Pyxis
    I might be a bit jumpy
    • Pyxis
    • By Pyxis 29th Jan 18, 4:24 PM
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    Pyxis
    What?



    I might be a bit jumpy
    Originally posted by colinw
    Guilty conscience?








    BOO!



    (Oops! There goes another cuppa! )
    Denmark and Senegal
    (I just lurve spiders! )
    INFJ(Turbulent).

    Her Greenliness Baroness Pyxis of the Alphabetty, Pinnacle of Peadom
    Founder Member: WIMPS ANONYMOUS
    • colinw
    • By colinw 29th Jan 18, 4:31 PM
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    colinw
    Guilty conscience?








    BOO!



    (Oops! There goes another cuppa! )
    Originally posted by Pyxis
    • Sleazy
    • By Sleazy 29th Jan 18, 4:43 PM
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    Sleazy
    Guilty conscience?

    BOO!


    (Oops! There goes another cuppa! )
    Originally posted by Pyxis
    Pyxis, I was sleeping
    Thanks for waking me up!
    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 29th Jan 18, 4:45 PM
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    Pyxis
    Pyxis, I was sleeping
    Thanks for waking me up!
    Originally posted by Sleazy
    Asleep at the desk, eh?
    Denmark and Senegal
    (I just lurve spiders! )
    INFJ(Turbulent).

    Her Greenliness Baroness Pyxis of the Alphabetty, Pinnacle of Peadom
    Founder Member: WIMPS ANONYMOUS
    • Izadora
    • By Izadora 29th Jan 18, 4:53 PM
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    Izadora
    "3 p.m. in the afternoon"
    "2 a.m. in the morning"

    Why do people do that? Do they think that I'm going to be confused by a.m / p.m. and not know whether they're referring to morning or afternoon? It would be irritating enough if it was just the general public doing it but I'm seeing it in an increasing number of supposedly professionally written articles.
    • MothballsWallet
    • By MothballsWallet 29th Jan 18, 4:59 PM
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    MothballsWallet
    "3 p.m. in the afternoon"
    "2 a.m. in the morning"

    Why do people do that? Do they think that I'm going to be confused by a.m / p.m. and not know whether they're referring to morning or afternoon? It would be irritating enough if it was just the general public doing it but I'm seeing it in an increasing number of supposedly professionally written articles.
    Originally posted by Izadora
    I just stick to the 24 hour clock, it's a lot bleedin' easier to work with
    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...
    • Sleazy
    • By Sleazy 29th Jan 18, 5:04 PM
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    Sleazy
    Asleep at the desk, eh?
    Originally posted by Pyxis
    I do dream about work, does that make it ok?
    I suppose if it happened in North Korea I'd be electrified terrified!
    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 29th Jan 18, 5:17 PM
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    pollypenny
    I found mine in a 2nd hand shop for about £3, - could well be one of those bought back in the 90s and sitting in someone's loft until they decided to charity-shop it.





    Something to do with the laws of physics, I believe..
    Hot temperature makes the water less dense so the balls drop.
    Or something along those lines.
    Originally posted by avogadro


    Unfortunately, mine had oil, not water!
    Member #14 of SKI-ers club

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

    (Pity they are mangled by this autocorrect!)
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