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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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    • Jackmydad
    • By Jackmydad 5th Jul 18, 7:52 PM
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    Trying to compare prices on loo rolls. They can be 2 ply or 3 ply, quilted or not. Forest-friendly, recycled, pink, scented, moist.. the size of each sheet isn't the same for every roll. The length of the roll isn't always the same. The number of sheets on a roll isn't the same. It's very annoying.
    Originally posted by MrsStepford
    Must say we always buy a couple of rolls to "test drive"
    Some of the stuff. . .
    "Luck happens where hard work meets opportunity"
    • Jackmydad
    • By Jackmydad 5th Jul 18, 8:05 PM
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    Dog walkers that pay more attention to what's on their phone than what their dog is doing
    Originally posted by Wizard of Id
    The one that gets me with dog owners, is that they have those retracting leads. Now I can see that when they're in a wide open space, that it's very handy to have little wuffles on a longer lead than normal. Fair enough.
    But when they're walking on the road, and have about 400 yards of line out, does it occur to them that wuffles has the freedom to roam anywhere in that 400 yard radius circle. In the road, across the road, under the artic approaching at 50mph. . .
    I've been waiting for it to happen to me for years.
    I had it happen to me a bit back. Fortunately a miss.
    There is dash cam footage of a very close call on YouTube somewhere (Not my footage though).
    Before someone accuses me of being a dog hater, I like dogs.
    But dog owners are humans, and I only like some of them.
    Last edited by Jackmydad; 05-07-2018 at 8:53 PM.
    "Luck happens where hard work meets opportunity"
    • Sleazy
    • By Sleazy 5th Jul 18, 9:26 PM
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    Must say we always buy a couple of rolls to "test drive"
    Some of the stuff. . .
    Originally posted by Jackmydad
    Tesco Value - No
    Sainsbury's Basics - Ok
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    • ScarletMarble
    • By ScarletMarble 6th Jul 18, 9:12 AM
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    Having a low hairline at the nape of my neck, plus my hair is thick - is caked in sweat. Not having my hair cut until Thursday
    • ScarletMarble
    • By ScarletMarble 6th Jul 18, 3:07 PM
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    Phoning an organisation and you get disconnected for these reasons
    . When you have not selected an option as you forgotten what 1 goes to or unsure which one to select
    . When the queue is full. Sometimes just trying a couple of minutes later and you are able to queue. It's the ones you try several times. No idea when is the best time to phone them
    . The ones you speak to an automated voice. "What are you calling about?" Then slowly saying "I want to pay". They don't understand what you are saying then hang up. Couldn't remember which company that was for now. Normally, they connect you to a human.
    • NaughtiusMaximus
    • By NaughtiusMaximus 6th Jul 18, 3:46 PM
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    Phoning an organisation and you get disconnected for these reasons
    . When you have not selected an option as you forgotten what 1 goes to or unsure which one to select
    . When the queue is full. Sometimes just trying a couple of minutes later and you are able to queue. It's the ones you try several times. No idea when is the best time to phone them
    . The ones you speak to an automated voice. "What are you calling about?" Then slowly saying "I want to pay". They don't understand what you are saying then hang up. Couldn't remember which company that was for now. Normally, they connect you to a human.
    Originally posted by ScarletMarble
    I can think of one which happened to me last year (can't remember who it was) which trumps all of those:

    When you call a company and after spending 15 minutes in the queue you get a message along the lines of "all our operators are busy, please call back later", then get cut off.
    • Zinco
    • By Zinco 6th Jul 18, 4:10 PM
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    Too hot, no air.
    • Jackmydad
    • By Jackmydad 6th Jul 18, 5:01 PM
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    Phoning an organisation and you get disconnected for these reasons
    . When you have not selected an option as you forgotten what 1 goes to or unsure which one to select
    . When the queue is full. Sometimes just trying a couple of minutes later and you are able to queue. It's the ones you try several times. No idea when is the best time to phone them
    . The ones you speak to an automated voice. "What are you calling about?" Then slowly saying "I want to pay". They don't understand what you are saying then hang up. Couldn't remember which company that was for now. Normally, they connect you to a human.
    Originally posted by ScarletMarble
    I can think of one which happened to me last year (can't remember who it was) which trumps all of those:

    When you call a company and after spending 15 minutes in the queue you get a message along the lines of "all our operators are busy, please call back later", then get cut off.
    Originally posted by NaughtiusMaximus
    "Your call is important to us" . . . Click. . .Dialtone.
    Been there a few times.
    "Luck happens where hard work meets opportunity"
    • Pyxis
    • By Pyxis 6th Jul 18, 5:13 PM
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    Trying to arrange a redelivery online with Royal Mail, going through all the stages, and then it tells me there is a problem with my address; I'm to put in a flat number.
    Well, it's a house in single ownership, not a block of flats, so I couldn't.
    After trying to get past it a few times, I gave up and rang the telephone number instead.

    Went right through everything, slowly, finally got to what I thought would be a confirmation of the redelivery date, and an automated voice said: can't proceed due to a semantic error, goodbye. Dialling tone.



    It wasn't all that long ago you could ring the local sorting office and speak to a very nice man who sorted everything really quickly.
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    • Flick216
    • By Flick216 6th Jul 18, 5:18 PM
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    Nothing!

    I finished at 3 today and I am most of the way through a bottle of wine, chilling with The Sims! Yay me!
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    Smoke me a kipper; I'll be back for breakfast
    • NaughtiusMaximus
    • By NaughtiusMaximus 6th Jul 18, 5:23 PM
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    Trying to arrange a redelivery online with Royal Mail, going through all the stages, and then it tells me there is a problem with my address; I'm to put in a flat number.
    Well, it's a house in single ownership, not a block of flats, so I couldn't.
    After trying to get past it a few times, I gave up and rang the telephone number instead.

    Went right through everything, slowly, finally got to what I thought would be a confirmation of the redelivery date, and an automated voice said: can't proceed due to a semantic error, goodbye. Dialling tone.



    It wasn't all that long ago you could ring the local sorting office and speak to a very nice man who sorted everything really quickly.
    Originally posted by Pyxis
    I'd have thought adding a non-existent flat number would be okay, as long as the rest of the address, including house number, is correct it should get there.
    Last edited by NaughtiusMaximus; 06-07-2018 at 5:26 PM.
    • Gloomendoom
    • By Gloomendoom 6th Jul 18, 5:30 PM
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    Gloomendoom
    Trying to arrange a redelivery online with Royal Mail, going through all the stages, and then it tells me there is a problem with my address; I'm to put in a flat number.
    Well, it's a house in single ownership, not a block of flats, so I couldn't.
    After trying to get past it a few times, I gave up and rang the telephone number instead.

    Went right through everything, slowly, finally got to what I thought would be a confirmation of the redelivery date, and an automated voice said: can't proceed due to a semantic error, goodbye. Dialling tone.



    It wasn't all that long ago you could ring the local sorting office and speak to a very nice man who sorted everything really quickly.
    Originally posted by Pyxis
    I had a similar problem trying to get something delivered to my work address. I kept trying to submit the form but it kept asking for a second line in the address. In frustration, I typed in "There is no f%4ing second line." It was happy with that and confirmed my order.

    A week later the package was delivered to reception complete with the second line in the address, exactly as I'd typed it (without the special characters).
    Never argue with stupid people, they will drag you down to their level and then beat you with experience. - Mark Twain
    • NaughtiusMaximus
    • By NaughtiusMaximus 6th Jul 18, 5:33 PM
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    I had a similar problem trying to get something delivered to my work address. I kept trying to submit the form but it kept asking for a second line in the address. In frustration, I typed in "There is no f%4ing second line." It was happy with that and confirmed my order.

    A week later the package was delivered to reception complete with the second line in the address, exactly as I'd typed it (without the special characters).
    Originally posted by Gloomendoom
    • Pyxis
    • By Pyxis 6th Jul 18, 5:54 PM
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    Pyxis
    I had a similar problem trying to get something delivered to my work address. I kept trying to submit the form but it kept asking for a second line in the address. In frustration, I typed in "There is no f%4ing second line." It was happy with that and confirmed my order.

    A week later the package was delivered to reception complete with the second line in the address, exactly as I'd typed it (without the special characters).
    Originally posted by Gloomendoom



    What's annoying, though, is that if Royal Mail can't get your address right, especially with the post code, what hope is there?
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    • Pyxis
    • By Pyxis 6th Jul 18, 6:06 PM
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    Nothing!

    I finished at 3 today and I am most of the way through a bottle of wine, chilling with The Sims! Yay me!
    Originally posted by Flick216
    Well bu**er off this thread then!
    .
    (I just lurve spiders! )
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    • donnajunkie
    • By donnajunkie 6th Jul 18, 6:16 PM
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    People believing daily mail anti benefits propaganda. The latest all unemployed parents get 30 hours free childcare. Then if you tell them they are wrong you get accused of defending scroungers.
    • ScarletMarble
    • By ScarletMarble 6th Jul 18, 6:20 PM
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    My flat is normally cool. Either open windows and hear screaming kids or keep windows closed and sweat
    • donnajunkie
    • By donnajunkie 6th Jul 18, 6:25 PM
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    My flat is normally cool. Either open windows and hear screaming kids or keep windows closed and sweat
    Originally posted by ScarletMarble
    Its similar here. The neighbours number one hobby is making noise. Thats the whole street and probably the whole estate.
    • ScarletMarble
    • By ScarletMarble 6th Jul 18, 6:32 PM
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    At what age should kids stop screaming when running around?
    • donnajunkie
    • By donnajunkie 6th Jul 18, 6:38 PM
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    At what age should kids stop screaming when running around?
    Originally posted by ScarletMarble
    We get fully grown adults doing it. They live like what a teenager would if left home alone permanently to do as they please.
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