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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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    • Marvel1
    • By Marvel1 22nd Nov 18, 7:36 PM
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    20 items in my saved for later basket on Amazon and surprise none on offer for the so called Black Friday.
    • DigForVictory
    • By DigForVictory 23rd Nov 18, 8:26 AM
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    Of the assorted American things that have migrated over here, Black Friday is one of the foremost I'd ship right back. My inbox has been swamped with offers from businesses I have traded with once in the last 5 years - I'd hoped GDPR would shorten the time spent binning emails!

    Alongside the Johnson family - this lad & his tribe. For all the cheery Englishman frontage, he's half Yank. Some of my family would miss his antics, but I worry they're missing the point.
    • Gloomendoom
    • By Gloomendoom 23rd Nov 18, 9:25 AM
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    Alongside the Johnson family - this lad & his tribe. For all the cheery Englishman frontage, he's half Yank.
    Originally posted by DigForVictory
    So was Winston Churchill.
    Never argue with stupid people, they will drag you down to their level and then beat you with experience. - Mark Twain
    • suki1964
    • By suki1964 23rd Nov 18, 10:13 AM
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    They get called "pilings" as well.
    Originally posted by Jackmydad
    Well whatever they are called, they are doing my head in

    Thump, Thump, Thump, Thump

    The hydraulic thingy they started with wasn't up to the job and they went in crooked ( we have backfilled land which has some of the biggest boulders Ive ever seen, how we are going to get rid of the ones dug out I don't know) so now they have some heavy duty machine out there and its THUMP, THUMP, THUMP every three seconds THUMP

    24 feet they have to go, would have been easier to have dug a basement
    if you lend someone 20 and never see that person again, it was probably worth it
    • Zinco
    • By Zinco 23rd Nov 18, 12:03 PM
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    The alphabetical film naming game has been relegated to Funny Money.
    • NaughtiusMaximus
    • By NaughtiusMaximus 23rd Nov 18, 1:20 PM
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    Argos

    I was given a 25 voucher last christmas which I'm still stuck with. Every time I've bought something this year which I thought Argos might sell I've checked their site with the aim of using the voucher, without fail they're at least 20% more expensive than elsewhere for all the low value items I've looked at and at least 10 more expensive for high value ones. I'm amazed they're still in business.
    • Pyxis
    • By Pyxis 23rd Nov 18, 1:26 PM
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    Argos

    I was given a 25 voucher last christmas which I'm still stuck with. Every time I've bought something this year which I thought Argos might sell I've checked their site with the aim of using the voucher, without fail they're at least 20% more expensive than elsewhere for all the low value items I've looked at and at least 10 more expensive for high value ones. I'm amazed they're still in business.
    Originally posted by NaughtiusMaximus
    However, as it was a present, it hasn't cost you anything, so just spend it!

    At this rate, it'll run out of time if you're not careful!
    (I just lurve spiders! )
    INFJ(Turbulent).

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    • NaughtiusMaximus
    • By NaughtiusMaximus 23rd Nov 18, 1:34 PM
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    However, as it was a present, it hasn't cost you anything, so just spend it!
    Originally posted by Pyxis
    Not very MSE though

    At this rate, it'll run out of time if you're not careful!
    Originally posted by Pyxis
    Their physical vouchers are valid for for 3 years so I've still got plenty of time
    • Wizard of Id
    • By Wizard of Id 23rd Nov 18, 2:34 PM
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    leaf blowers being used on a wet day
    • Jackmydad
    • By Jackmydad 23rd Nov 18, 3:10 PM
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    leaf blowers being used on a wet day
    Originally posted by Wizard of Id
    Leaf blowers being used at all.
    What's wrong with a rake?
    • DigForVictory
    • By DigForVictory 23rd Nov 18, 4:44 PM
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    My parents are aging, my baby sister also but I have decades of her to go, whereas my parents have hopefully as much as an Argos voucher more.

    Guess who is demanding we make time to see her this weekend as we go to see the endangered species.

    Argh. Only your family can stomp on your corns quite like this.
    • Sunshinesally
    • By Sunshinesally 23rd Nov 18, 4:50 PM
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    My OH decorated and unsentimentally painted over the children's heights that I had recorded on wall over a period of 8 years. Fcuker. I'm hoping that I can sand the paint off to reveal them again.
    • Jackmydad
    • By Jackmydad 23rd Nov 18, 6:26 PM
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    My parents are aging, my baby sister also but I have decades of her to go, whereas my parents have hopefully as much as an Argos voucher more.

    Guess who is demanding we make time to see her this weekend as we go to see the endangered species.

    Argh. Only your family can stomp on your corns quite like this.
    Originally posted by DigForVictory
    Parent's are gone, and I don't get on with my siblings unfortunately. Partly my fault, partly theirs. Wholly silly.
    Like most family things it's complicated.
    I miss them, but I don't miss what goes with it.
    • Sleazy
    • By Sleazy 23rd Nov 18, 7:01 PM
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    Parent's are gone, and I don't get on with my siblings unfortunately. Partly my fault, partly theirs. Wholly silly.
    Like most family things it's complicated.
    I miss them, but I don't miss what goes with it.
    Originally posted by Jackmydad
    Last few weeks I've had enough of family to last a giant turtle's lifetime!
    Mine and Mrs. Sleazy's at the same time .....
    Weekly Distance Walked 28 km / Total For Year 234 km
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    • Sleazy
    • By Sleazy 23rd Nov 18, 7:03 PM
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    leaf blowers being used on a wet day
    Originally posted by Wizard of Id
    Leaf blowers being used at all.
    What's wrong with a rake?
    Originally posted by Jackmydad
    Wet days!
    What's wrong with the sun?
    Weekly Distance Walked 28 km / Total For Year 234 km
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    • Jackmydad
    • By Jackmydad 23rd Nov 18, 8:04 PM
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    Last few weeks I've had enough of family to last a giant turtle's lifetime!
    Mine and Mrs. Sleazy's at the same time .....
    Originally posted by Sleazy
    I hear you mate!
    Suffice to say that both of mine are quite a bit younger than me, and tend to be a bit "entitled"
    It was as if I could never give quite enough of myself. Or perhaps that's how I felt.
    Their choice to be out of contact,
    • Sleazy
    • By Sleazy 23rd Nov 18, 8:25 PM
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    Another irritation - booked a short break earlier this week (Wednesday) for myself in December whilst Mrs Sleazy is working (her idea) .. .

    Had I waited until Thursday, I could have got it cheaper, but only 6, so much for 'Black Friday' deals. They had reduced the price anyway which was why I booked. Winter sunshine ....
    Weekly Distance Walked 28 km / Total For Year 234 km
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    • Sleazy
    • By Sleazy 23rd Nov 18, 8:57 PM
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    If the voucher was free, I tend to deduct the cost in my calculations. So say it costs 35 in Argos and 25 in Ikea and I have a 25 Argos voucher, I'd say it costs 10 in Argos and 25 in Ikea, so it costs me less to get it from Argos.

    ...
    Originally posted by Sunny Intervals
    Sounds rather like me - I 'offset' one thing against another .... it helps me mentally if nothing else.
    Weekly Distance Walked 28 km / Total For Year 234 km
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    • Sleazy
    • By Sleazy 24th Nov 18, 9:30 AM
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    I'm nice and warm in Wetherspoons.
    It's cold outside.
    I need to catch a bus soon, so this is my last coffee

    Today's other irritation has been mentioned elsewhere, but I might give the forum a break for a while, because it's been ingested that I apparently either have an impersonator or I am impersonating somebody else, not sure what the indigestion was.

    Family issues plus this is too much, even for me!
    Weekly Distance Walked 28 km / Total For Year 234 km
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    • Wizard of Id
    • By Wizard of Id 24th Nov 18, 10:15 AM
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