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    • fairy lights
    • By fairy lights 23rd Jun 17, 7:20 AM
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    What's irritating you VI
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    • 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 16th Feb 18, 12:27 PM
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    This is a slightly odd irritation. I'm not religious, I don't believe in ghosts, I'm not superstitious (unless you count OCD rituals). Despite all this, I always feel mildly comforted when I find the odd hair/whisker belonging to my late cats. It's nice, but I don't really understand it, and that makes me a little crazy.
    Originally posted by Penitent
    Fear not, it just proves that you are a humin bean with feelings and emotions.
    The hair gives you a reminder of the affection you got from your puddy-tats, and it's that memory that is comforting.

    Nowt wrong with that.
    (I just lurve spiders! )
    INFJ(Turbulent).

    Her Greenliness Baroness Pyxis of the Alphabetty, Pinnacle of Peadom
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    • Jackmydad
    • By Jackmydad 16th Feb 18, 12:29 PM
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    Maybe it can be optional? A sort of free-floating day that you can capture and harness to whatever function you want it to have?
    Originally posted by Pyxis
    That's a good idea!



    I'll have it as a day off then. . .
    • Jackmydad
    • By Jackmydad 16th Feb 18, 12:34 PM
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    Good news - Latey McLateface is on annual leave so I don't have to look at his stupid dumb lateface for a few days.
    But my other colleague, (who doesn't have a nickname yet, suggestions welcome) is working hard to fill the irritation void.
    He's started working with headphones on so he can't hear the phone ring which is a pretty idiotic move when a big part of your job involves answering phonecalls.
    And then when I have to put a call through to him I have to shout his name repeatedly until he finally hears me, pulls one headphone out and says; "Hmmm?"
    Originally posted by fairy lights
    Lastin Firstoutface?
    Sounds like the last job he had was as a blindfolded proof reader!
    • Jackmydad
    • By Jackmydad 16th Feb 18, 12:35 PM
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    Had cramp in the calf muscle in bed last night. Writhing agony!
    I can still feel it aching now.
    I hate cramp!
    • Pyxis
    • By Pyxis 16th Feb 18, 12:38 PM
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    Lastin Firstoutface?
    Sounds like the last job he had was as a blindfolded proof reader!
    Originally posted by Jackmydad
    Or maybe Skivey McSkiveface?
    Seeing as how he's ducking out of answering the phone.
    (I just lurve spiders! )
    INFJ(Turbulent).

    Her Greenliness Baroness Pyxis of the Alphabetty, Pinnacle of Peadom
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    • indesisiv
    • By indesisiv 16th Feb 18, 1:09 PM
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    Or maybe Skivey McSkiveface?
    Seeing as how he's ducking out of answering the phone.
    Originally posted by Pyxis
    Woah there .. don't be pinching my nickname!
    “Time is intended to be spent, not saved” - Alfred Wainwright
    • Jackmydad
    • By Jackmydad 16th Feb 18, 1:19 PM
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    Or maybe Skivey McSkiveface?
    Seeing as how he's ducking out of answering the phone.
    Originally posted by Pyxis
    It'd be Snippy McSnipface after I cut the lead to his headphones if I worked there!
    • Jackmydad
    • By Jackmydad 16th Feb 18, 1:32 PM
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    There's a scary bright yellow thing in the sky and I have to go outside. More of the pleasant grey dimming things required.
    Originally posted by Penitent
    Me and the OH have just sat outside on our bench having coffee, looking at the hills, and feeding a robin. Just about warm enough without a coat in the sun and out of the wind.
    Very nice it was too.
    • colinw
    • By colinw 16th Feb 18, 2:44 PM
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    You must wait 20 seconds to post

    You must wait 10 seconds to post

    You must wait 2 seconds to post

    and my impatience in waiting for that time
    • Pyxis
    • By Pyxis 16th Feb 18, 2:50 PM
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    Woah there .. don't be pinching my nickname!
    Originally posted by indesisiv




    You must wait 20 seconds to post

    You must wait 10 seconds to post

    You must wait 2 seconds to post

    and my impatience in waiting for that time
    Originally posted by colinw
    It's amazing how long 10 seconds is when all you want to do is post a post!

    It's like the washing machine door.
    (I just lurve spiders! )
    INFJ(Turbulent).

    Her Greenliness Baroness Pyxis of the Alphabetty, Pinnacle of Peadom
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    • colinw
    • By colinw 16th Feb 18, 2:57 PM
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    It's amazing how long 10 seconds is when all you want to do is post a post!

    It's like the washing machine door.
    Originally posted by Pyxis
    and even more strange my posts are about as interesting as a washing machine door
    • Jackmydad
    • By Jackmydad 16th Feb 18, 3:12 PM
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    and even more strange my posts are about as interesting as a washing machine door
    Originally posted by colinw
    Ah! So you have an interest in washing machine doors too. Fascinating subject!
    Do you prefer the glass doors on modern front loaders, or the solid lid type on twin tubs?
    • colinw
    • By colinw 16th Feb 18, 3:24 PM
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    Ah! So you have an interest in washing machine doors too. Fascinating subject!
    Do you prefer the glass doors on modern front loaders, or the solid lid type on twin tubs?
    Originally posted by Jackmydad
    Glass doors of course do you think I am some sort of deviant
    • indesisiv
    • By indesisiv 16th Feb 18, 3:30 PM
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    and even more strange my posts are about as interesting as a washing machine door
    Originally posted by colinw
    No way are they as interesting as a washing machine door!
    “Time is intended to be spent, not saved” - Alfred Wainwright
    • colinw
    • By colinw 16th Feb 18, 3:38 PM
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    No way are they as interesting as a washing machine door!
    Originally posted by indesisiv
    You make a fair point although there was one in 2014.....
    • fairy lights
    • By fairy lights 16th Feb 18, 4:01 PM
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    It's amazing how long 10 seconds is when all you want to do is post a post!

    It's like the washing machine door.
    Originally posted by Pyxis
    Ahhh yes washing machine doors drive me mad.


    "Your washing is finished, would you like to take it out?

    ...Ohh! hohoho! You didn't think I'd let you get away that easily did you? Oooh cheeky!

    No, you and me are going to spend some quality time together standing pointlessly in the kitchen."
    • Jackmydad
    • By Jackmydad 16th Feb 18, 4:07 PM
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    It is the ultimate revenge of men on women. (Muhahahaha etc.)
    There is of course a secret way that we men can turn it off. . .But we are sworn to silence when we are given the secrets of manhood!
    • Pyxis
    • By Pyxis 16th Feb 18, 5:33 PM
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    Oh, hell, yes. And sometimes it makes a quiet little click and you think it's ready, so you try the handle, but NOPE! FOOLED YOU PATHETIC HUMAN! STAND THERE LIKE A PLEB! MUHAHAHA!
    Originally posted by Penitent
    (I just lurve spiders! )
    INFJ(Turbulent).

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    • Pyxis
    • By Pyxis 16th Feb 18, 5:36 PM
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    It is the ultimate revenge of men on women. (Muhahahaha etc.)
    There is of course a secret way that we men can turn it off. . .But we are sworn to silence when we are given the secrets of manhood!
    Originally posted by Jackmydad
    Is it by unplugging it?


    If so, it might take me longer to get to the plug than to wait for the door to open,
    (I just lurve spiders! )
    INFJ(Turbulent).

    Her Greenliness Baroness Pyxis of the Alphabetty, Pinnacle of Peadom
    Founder Member: WIMPS ANONYMOUS
    • Pyxis
    • By Pyxis 16th Feb 18, 5:41 PM
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    I'm having to be really, really kind to my white goods, because they are all now about 17 years old.

    So I shall tell them I love them and that they should never leave me.
    (I just lurve spiders! )
    INFJ(Turbulent).

    Her Greenliness Baroness Pyxis of the Alphabetty, Pinnacle of Peadom
    Founder Member: WIMPS ANONYMOUS
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