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Discussion in 'General' started by RTT, 29 Oct 2007.

  1. liratheal

    liratheal Sharing is Caring

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    I'm not convinced I could tell the difference between Titebond and mayonnaise in a blind taste test.
     
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  2. Mister_Tad

    Mister_Tad Will work for nuts Super Moderator

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    Truth.

    But on the flip-side, not only did the cupboard I built using mayonnaise fall apart in no time, it started to stink as well.

    Moral of the story: Titebond for everything.
     
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  3. Mr_Mistoffelees

    Mr_Mistoffelees The Rotary Cat.

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    Titebond's not great on a salad, sticks to the bloody plate...
     
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  4. perplekks45

    perplekks45 LIKE AN ANIMAL!

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    Since the wife and I are unhappy with our 2ndhnd.com office chairs (won't ever buy from them again), this x 2:

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    The "gaming" variant was quite a bit cheaper than the normal one and I don't mind the colours since they're quite muted anyway.
     
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  5. Mister_Tad

    Mister_Tad Will work for nuts Super Moderator

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    They'll do you well, Mrs_Tad and I have been very happy with our Sayls
     
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  6. LennyRhys

    LennyRhys Oink!

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    We have an office full of 'em. The boss told me they were around £300 a pop, and I thought he was taking the p!ss... but the look on his face (desolation, possibly regret) told me he was sincere.

    They are great chairs, but £500 for these "limited" editions... OOOOFT.
     
  7. DeadP1xels

    DeadP1xels Social distancing since 92

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    We have aerons, expensive but well worth the investment. Never once got a bad back from extensive sitting at work, ever so often I do from a long day WFH.
     
  8. Mr_Mistoffelees

    Mr_Mistoffelees The Rotary Cat.

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    I have never for a moment regretted the money I spent on my Aeron in 2018.
     
  9. Yaka

    Yaka Modder

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    same have had a aeron for a few years now its comfy.
     
  10. Shirty

    Shirty W*nker! Super Moderator

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    I went for a Steelcase Leap V2 for the office and use a more modest SecretLabs Omega for the gaming PC at home. A colleague in the office has an Aeron and I have to say I prefer the Leap purely for comfort but there's not much in it.

    The Omega is great but from a simple ergonomics perspective the Leap thrashes it.
     
  11. David

    David μoʍ ɼouმ qᴉq λon ƨbԍuq ϝʁλᴉuმ ϝo ʁԍɑq ϝμᴉƨ

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    Leap v2 here too
     
  12. liratheal

    liratheal Sharing is Caring

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    I'm a fan of my Steelcase Please. I use one at the office and managed to wangle getting one for home. It's got just enough adjustment that even for my 'overly tall' self I can sit comfortably in it for the entire day.

    Although the urge to mod it is strong. I kind of want a higher back, but I've not yet decided how to go about it.
     
  13. perplekks45

    perplekks45 LIKE AN ANIMAL!

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    The cheapest Aeron I could find in Germany was ~1300 Euros. These two chairs together were <1100. Believe me, I wanted an Aeron.
     
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  14. Byron C

    Byron C Over-reacting and over-analysing since 1982

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    Retro shenanigans continue here, for those interested...
     
  15. Mr_Mistoffelees

    Mr_Mistoffelees The Rotary Cat.

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    I had an £18k PPI payment, so didn't hold back on the chair. I wasn't likely to get another chance to buy one new.
     
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  16. GaryP

    GaryP RIP Tel

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    Good quality but the side bits on the base are rock hard. Great support when sitting straight but when I slouch, which I do a lot, bit hard on the side of the thighs. I got it 2nd hand locally for £80 so if I don't like it I'll flog it on. My IKEA chair has had to last 2 years instead of the usual 1 but I still dont fancy a 200 mile round trip just to get another.
     
  17. LennyRhys

    LennyRhys Oink!

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    After all this chair-chat I'm likely to ditch my own chair and use one of the office Sayls until I have to give it back...
     
  18. ElThomsono

    ElThomsono Multimodder

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    Yeah I just lifted one from the office, they're Dauphin and I'd been sitting on one 9-5 for more than a decade and never had any complaints. Reassuringly heavy, at a minimum :hehe:
     
  19. Bloody_Pete

    Bloody_Pete Technophile

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    I recently had to gove up on my Celle. Lovely chair, but it was destroying the backs of my thighs! Currently it was a choice between a standing design or a chair, I chose standing desk! And the aareon has one massive design flaw that makes it unusable for me needs, you can't quickly and easily drop the arms! Total design flaw IMO. I have my eye on a Mirra 2 instead, as its got drop arms and is several hundred pounds cheaper!!!
     
  20. Vault-Tec

    Vault-Tec Green Plastic Watering Can

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    I loved mine. Until I outgrew it :D The arms were bad though. Fell apart. If I were 5 stone lighter like I used to be I would probably still have it.
     

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