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

  1. yuusou

    yuusou Well-Known Member

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    If it's a large enough piece of earwax, pull it with a bobby pin.
    Ewwww.
     
  2. legoman

    legoman breaker of things

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    Ear cleaning tool (think a small honey spoon). that an ear syringing I've had zero problems for the past few years. To the point when I had a hearing test they commented how clean my ear canal was.

    Also headphone wise, open backs will cause less sweaty ear issues which can cause ear wax problems
     
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  3. wolfticket

    wolfticket Downwind from the bloodhounds

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    I gave up on in-ear phones a while ago. I just found that with any sort of regular use they caused more problems than they were worth.
     
  4. Byron C

    Byron C No liability accepted as a result of this post

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    In the shower tilt your head to the side and let your ear fill up with water. If there is any gunk buildup in there then the warm water should at least soften it a bit. Do this a couple of times to rinse and then swap to the other side. I also use cotton buds as well, which I know is an INCREDIBLY bad thing to do but... old habits die hard.

    Never ever EVER try ear candles or any other wacky "alternative remedies" unless you want to risk permanent hearing loss - not to mention the risks associated with hot candle wax dripping on your face. If you're struggling, ask your doctor or a reputable (and I stress reputable) pharmacist for recommendations.
     
  5. perplekks45

    perplekks45 LIKE AN ANIMAL!

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    Just booked a two-day trip with the girlfriend to get our heads clear and recharge our drained batteries after all the funeral and government-loves-forms crap.
     
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  6. adidan

    adidan Guesswork is still work

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    Glad to hear you're getting away, after the crap you've had to deal with recently it's well needed.
     
  7. Vault-Tec

    Vault-Tec Green Plastic Watering Can

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    Get them clear first, then keep them that way.

    As I said, I've not had a single infection since I made cleaning my ears part of my daily schedule. And I have problems with my ears too.
     
  8. yuusou

    yuusou Well-Known Member

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    I only use 1-tips for the outer edges of my ears, other than that, rinse with water in the shower as mentioned above.
     
  9. Vault-Tec

    Vault-Tec Green Plastic Watering Can

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    If you put them in and twirl them gently whilst pressing them on the ear canal sides you'd be surprised how much comes out. I then use the other end to clean the opening and then dip another one in alcohol and clean the outside and crevices.

    I didn't want to but now it's just part of the daily and it's worked. I also use ear plugs for sleeping so yeah, quite important to keep them clear and clean.
     
  10. mrlongbeard

    mrlongbeard Well-Known Member

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    Use a bic pen lid, that little hole in em cores out ear wax bloody well, bonus is no one will nick your pens.
     
  11. Mister_Tad

    Mister_Tad Super Moderator Super Moderator

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    So I've just taken a couple of "lifestyle" photos around the house and garden for the estate agents, since they weren't able to capture certain lighting features and whatnot during the day, and I'm just sitting here staring at this one thinking how damn chuffed I am with all of the hard work I put into building this room and how pleased I am with how it's turned out (and half-wondering why on earth I'm moving to do it all over again)

    [​IMG]
     
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  12. The_Crapman

    The_Crapman Don't phone it's just for fun.

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  13. KayinBlack

    KayinBlack Currently Rebuilding

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    First time since the strokes I've drawn three creatures/humans in just three attempts. This includes ink too. I'm working from reference pieces but still I'm finding success and that's more than I've been able to say for half a decade.
     
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  14. Gunsmith

    Gunsmith Maximum Win

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    a nice cheque for £506 from HMRC :grin:
     
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  15. The_Crapman

    The_Crapman Don't phone it's just for fun.

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    Be careful. The one and only time I've ever had a cheque off them, they wrote to me again a couple of months later saying it was a mistake and they needed to deduct the £400 odd off my wages. Although was like an interest free loan for my shiny new gold clubs. :hehe:
     
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  16. Mr_Mistoffelees

    Mr_Mistoffelees The Lunatic on the Grass.

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    If you can afford gold clubs, 400 quid is nothing. :grin:
     
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  17. legoman

    legoman breaker of things

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    Why not use a pressure washer like us normal people? :lol: Yeah dont
     
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  18. Vault-Tec

    Vault-Tec Green Plastic Watering Can

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    Up and down day but ended well.

    After playing The Last Of Us and falling in love I fancied a PS4 pro for the next one coming out. Apparently they are great for proper 1080p/60.

    So I went on the bay and found a pro. Or so I thought. I bought it, then my buddy points out it's not a pro. Emailed the seller and got a refund.

    So now I'm gutted. Go on Amazon and find a refurb for £269. Noted the seller was Music Magpie and I order all my CDs from them. So I went to their website and it was £245 direct. But, today they were offering an extra £20 off so I got it for £224.99. happy with that, and it frees up my regular PS4 to bring to mum's :)
     
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  19. Byron C

    Byron C No liability accepted as a result of this post

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    That's pretty cool

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    And yes it'll run real actual games...

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    You really do need decent Wifi though, preferably 802.11ac 5GHz. This phone (currently on loan) will do 5GHz but only on 802.11n :blah:. It manages, but you'll see blockiness and artefacts now and then. The controller doesn't work with iOS despite the advertised claims, but that's an Apple problem with their MFI nonsense...

    If the Nintendo Switch could run Steam Link it would be bloody amazing. Srsly. But Nintendo will never let that happen...
     
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  20. adidan

    adidan Guesswork is still work

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    Won't TLoU2 be on the PS5 next year? (No doubt on the 4 too though).

    Either way a good deal on the Pro.
     

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