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Discussion in 'General' started by Brooxy, 28 Oct 2009.

  1. AlienwareAndy

    AlienwareAndy What's a Dremel?

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    I got stuff free. Nothing like free to make you feel happy.

    I ordered some Heston by Waitrose burgers (lamb and cucumber) and they're going out of date in a couple of day's time. Now ASDA send me that chit all the fookin time and I have to phone up, complain and then wait for a refund.

    Waitrose sent me an apology and said "Here, have them free.. If you don't want them you don't have to use them".

    I know it's only £3.50 but the service is what you would expect from Waitrose. They call you by your surname when delivering (very politely I may add) and the service is great.

    Not only that but I found out they sell veal (yeah yeah, I'm an unempathic SOB and veal is one of my weaknesses). It was only £2.90 for 200g (didn't want to risk any more given it was shoulder cuts) and they didn't have it. Booooo :(

    So they sent me two New Zealand prime venison steaks worth £8.

    Hurrah :D We shall be having those with our truffle mac and cheese by Heston :D
     
  2. KidMod-Southpaw

    KidMod-Southpaw Super Spamming Saiyan

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  3. Lovah

    Lovah Apple and Canon fanboy

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    gf moves in with me next month! :D
     
  4. Elton

    Elton Officially a Whisky Nerd

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    School this year isn't going to be too bad. My girlfriend's parents are much more accepting of me than I expected, and I've gotten so much free stuff lately that I can't complain.

    Sure I don't sleep and I'll rage at video games, but I don't have a problem with life. Hell I've worked more than 99% of my friends in the last 7 years.

    Also Zenpencils. So damned good.
     
  5. lp rob1

    lp rob1 Modder

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    I'm on a maths summer school for a week at Oxford (see: UKMT) and so far it has been absolutely great! Lots of challenging yet intriguing maths. Today was an interesting look at data compression - certainly relevant in a computer world. Oh, not to mention excellent food service, good accommodation and perks like a boat trip down the river. Oxford is a beautiful city.
     
  6. MrDomRocks

    MrDomRocks Modder

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    Its my birthday and im going to hang out with a girl I have been trying to see for months but work just keeps getting in the way.
     
  7. jinq-sea

    jinq-sea 'write that down in your copy book' Super Moderator

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    Left my job timer running when I went to the loo:

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    But then remembered that I'm moral and wound it back :)
     
  8. SuicideNeil

    SuicideNeil What's a Dremel?

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    ^That's cute. Where I work, peeps just be wondering in & out for *** / mobile phone breaks all the time if it isn't too busy; heck, the guy who is leaving at the end of the week spends more time outside smoking than he does inside working....
     
  9. MrDomRocks

    MrDomRocks Modder

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    I have worked with people like that. I smoke and when I could smoke at work I only had one during a break or when I was walking from one building to another.

    Being an engineer was fun for breaks when you wanted etc
     
  10. jinq-sea

    jinq-sea 'write that down in your copy book' Super Moderator

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    I really just wanted an excuse to post the pic and couldn't find a more suitable thread.

    I'm lucky that I can sort of have a break when I want, but my day is usually so busy a break constitutes a quick look on here and a general nose online...!
     
  11. Brooxy

    Brooxy Like a boss (but not a boss)

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    So according to the machines at the gym and the ancient outdated system that is BMI, I'm no longer overweight...

    Sounds like I'm now due a week of curries and beer...
     
  12. julianmartin

    julianmartin resident cyborg.

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    FTFY. No engineering degree, no engineer, mmkay? :D
     
  13. MrDomRocks

    MrDomRocks Modder

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    Julian ok not an Engineer in the context that you would say.

    Tell my dad that, his title and paperwork states engineer :p
     
  14. Elton

    Elton Officially a Whisky Nerd

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    Gonna grab perhaps two NEC 2490s...
     
  15. Almightyrastus

    Almightyrastus Rule #9

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    Bravo :clap:
     
  16. liratheal

    liratheal Sharing is Caring

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    Two for two on calls already - Answering with "restart the machine".

    Aiming for ten by the end of the day.
     
  17. jinq-sea

    jinq-sea 'write that down in your copy book' Super Moderator

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    That. I spent four years working my ass off to be called an Engineer, and a further five to be able to call myself a Lawyer. The question is, though, can you be both?
     
  18. Almightyrastus

    Almightyrastus Rule #9

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    Surely the two are counterproductive... ;)
     
  19. jinq-sea

    jinq-sea 'write that down in your copy book' Super Moderator

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    You'd be surprised actually! ;)
     
  20. Almightyrastus

    Almightyrastus Rule #9

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    Yeah, I know. I have had a fair few dealings with various legal people during my engineering (BEng Electrical and Electronic Engineering in case anyone wants proof ;) ) for things like patents and other times when I have had to hit people with the legal stick for various shady shenanigans.
     

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