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    • fairy lights
    • By fairy lights 23rd Jun 17, 6:20 AM
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    What's irritating you VI
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    • 23rd Jun 17, 6:20 AM
    What's irritating you VI 23rd Jun 17 at 6:20 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 16th May 19, 12:32 PM
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    I think I've just realised where my visceral mistrust of those devices comes from.

    Whilst employed as a techie I approve of distributed systems, but in my own home I want to know where to hit it with a hammer. (My off switch of last resort.)
    Originally posted by DigForVictory
    I must say I like to click the switch, or turn the dial on a simple thermostat.
    Simply because if it goes wrong it's easy and cheap to repair or replace.
    Seems that everything has to have a "computer" in it.
    Switch sends message to computer that tells light to switch on.
    If you have a thousand lights in an office block, there's a point, for one light and one switch in the same room, it's adding complexity. and nothing else.
    • colinw
    • By colinw 17th May 19, 2:34 PM
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    Technology basically......but it is Friday so not so bad!
    • suki1964
    • By suki1964 17th May 19, 3:46 PM
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    The fox who's nabbed my chickens

    Im irritated because now I have to either give up on chicken keeping, or go spend more money that I don't really have to build the flock back up when two of the hens hes had were broody and were sitting on fertilised eggs - so they are dead as well

    Actually I think this is more then an irritation
    if you lend someone 20 and never see that person again, it was probably worth it
    • Brewster The Rooster
    • By Brewster The Rooster 17th May 19, 4:06 PM
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    The fox who's nabbed my chickens

    Im irritated because now I have to either give up on chicken keeping, or go spend more money that I don't really have to build the flock back up when two of the hens hes had were broody and were sitting on fertilised eggs - so they are dead as well

    Actually I think this is more then an irritation
    Originally posted by suki1964
    Foxes don't mess with our hens much - I can be a noisy sod and our dog usually comes if she hears me creating.

    I agree, criminal more than irritating. Sorry.
    • Jackmydad
    • By Jackmydad 17th May 19, 4:39 PM
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    Electric netting is the answer with poultry. Foxy knows that it bites! Leave it on all the time with a mains energiser.
    We only had one fox event in about 20 years. Our fault we'd got sloppy and it was when fox hunting was still allowed and pretty sure a "stranger" fox had been chased here, escaped the hunt, seen our chickens and not knowing about the fence had seen the gap we'd left by the hen house.
    • Jackmydad
    • By Jackmydad 17th May 19, 4:43 PM
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    Shopping.
    Kids in shops running riot.
    Driving
    People in cars who won't "go" when there's quite heavy traffic and a plenty big enough gap to get out.
    Even waiting to get out of Lidl car park there was somebody dithering on whether to get in the "out" queue.
    I'm not madly impatient either. The bloke behind me was looking twitchy!
    • MissPickle
    • By MissPickle 17th May 19, 6:24 PM
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    Everything I've got a mardy on today.
    No idea why. I'm just in a grump.
    Do I need a reason?
    No.
    Good.
    Thank you.
    Smile... It'll confuse em.
    • Sleazy
    • By Sleazy 17th May 19, 6:53 PM
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    .... The bloke behind me was looking twitchy!
    Originally posted by Jackmydad
    CIA?

    Just been watching Berlin Station .....
    Weekly Distance Walked 24 km / Total For Year 599 km
    Anything posted here falls under The Official Secret Eater's Act
    • Jackmydad
    • By Jackmydad 17th May 19, 8:18 PM
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    CIA?

    Just been watching Berlin Station .....
    Originally posted by Sleazy
    No mate, it was a white something chunky and Japanese, not a black "Suburban" and the guy wasn't wearing a suit or shades.
    • mark1959
    • By mark1959 18th May 19, 6:18 PM
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    Manchester City.
    • Sleazy
    • By Sleazy 18th May 19, 6:20 PM
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    Manchester City.
    Originally posted by mark1959
    Wasn't six enough for you?
    Weekly Distance Walked 24 km / Total For Year 599 km
    Anything posted here falls under The Official Secret Eater's Act
    • mark1959
    • By mark1959 18th May 19, 6:44 PM
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    They've just bought it though. An empty victory [like their stadium]. Maybe UEFA will take it off them for cheating. I'm not bitter .
    • elsien
    • By elsien 18th May 19, 7:49 PM
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    I put a 5 item on Faceache marketplace because I can't be arsed with eBay. Get a message asking if I can make a 20 mile round trip to deliver it.
    No I effing well can't.
    All shall be well, and all shall be well, and all manner of things shall be well.

    Pedant alert - it's could have, not could of.
    • colinw
    • By colinw 18th May 19, 7:51 PM
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    They've just bought it though. An empty victory [like their stadium]. Maybe UEFA will take it off them for cheating. I'm not bitter .
    Originally posted by mark1959
    It is not all about money to get success like that, other teams have spent loads and won nothing, it is amazing for him to be able to keep driving the team on to more trophies, not many managers can achieve that, Ferguson managed it, Pep is also doing it.
    • colinw
    • By colinw 18th May 19, 10:11 PM
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    Irritated I do not have a bag of sweets to eat due to not wanting to be the size of a barrage balloon
    • donnajunkie
    • By donnajunkie 18th May 19, 10:35 PM
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    Irritated I do not have a bag of sweets to eat due to not wanting to be the size of a barrage balloon
    Originally posted by colinw
    Grapes? Blueberries?
    • colinw
    • By colinw 18th May 19, 10:37 PM
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    Grapes? Blueberries?
    Originally posted by donnajunkie
    Actually watching Madonna on the Eurovision give me indigestion so I found some Rhubarb and Custard boiled sweets to eat.....on my fifth now..I should stop
    • donnajunkie
    • By donnajunkie 18th May 19, 10:42 PM
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    Actually watching Madonna on the Eurovision give me indigestion so I found some Rhubarb and Custard boiled sweets to eat.....on my fifth now..I should stop
    Originally posted by colinw
    Havent had them for years, good job you dont have any pringles.
    • colinw
    • By colinw 18th May 19, 10:45 PM
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    Havent had them for years, good job you dont have any pringles.
    Originally posted by donnajunkie
    I think I would have ate the box
    • donnajunkie
    • By donnajunkie 18th May 19, 10:49 PM
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    I think I would have ate the box
    Originally posted by colinw
    Indeed, i dont think its actually possible to stop once you start eating them.
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