1. This site uses cookies. By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Learn More.

Other What's ruining your life right now?

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

  1. Byron C

    Byron C *psst!* This guy is a loser!

    Joined:
    12 Apr 2002
    Posts:
    5,313
    Likes Received:
    528
    Went out to with a couple of friends for a meal earlier. Walking up to the cashpoint to get money out I realised I'd left my wallet at home... Wanted to nip to the supermarket on the way home (after picking up my wallet) to grab a few beers and I get there just as they're pulling the shutters down. What kind of backwards people close a supermarket at 10pm?! It's almost as if these people have homes and families, it's just not good enough!

    Not life-ruining, but annoying nonetheless.
     
  2. bawjaws

    bawjaws Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    5 Dec 2010
    Posts:
    3,259
    Likes Received:
    275
    How late do they sell alcohol where you are? Even the 24-hour supermarkets here can only sell booze between 10am and 10pm.
     
  3. The_Crapman

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

    Joined:
    5 Dec 2011
    Posts:
    3,836
    Likes Received:
    725
    Going to mix up the cleaning solution for my loops, only to find I've only got mayhems blitz part 1 left, part 2 is empty. Why have I kept an empty bottle in the box. I don't even need the part 1 anymore as I did my rads with it already. Gotta wait till Tuesday for full loop cleaning now. Gonna be cutting it close for Fridays division 2 launch.
     
  4. liratheal

    liratheal Sharing is Caring

    Joined:
    20 Nov 2005
    Posts:
    10,210
    Likes Received:
    603
    Heh. Try Germany - 8pm. Everything is closed by then at the latest. With no Sunday opening.
     
  5. Byron C

    Byron C *psst!* This guy is a loser!

    Joined:
    12 Apr 2002
    Posts:
    5,313
    Likes Received:
    528
    I'm pretty sure I've bought booze up until 10:30pm or 11pm in some Tesco stores in Cardiff.

    Already have, thanks, lived there for just under two years :thumb:. To be fair it was a long damn time ago, I was only 10 I think when we moved there...
     
    liratheal likes this.
  6. Mister_Tad

    Mister_Tad Super Moderator Super Moderator

    Joined:
    27 Dec 2002
    Posts:
    11,970
    Likes Received:
    576
  7. Byron C

    Byron C *psst!* This guy is a loser!

    Joined:
    12 Apr 2002
    Posts:
    5,313
    Likes Received:
    528
  8. bawjaws

    bawjaws Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    5 Dec 2010
    Posts:
    3,259
    Likes Received:
    275
    24 hour off-licenses? Madness! Across Scotland it's 10 until 10, seven days a week.
     
  9. The_Crapman

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

    Joined:
    5 Dec 2011
    Posts:
    3,836
    Likes Received:
    725
    Yeh, but if you're you're not drunk after 12 hours of supertennants it's not gonna happen.
     
  10. Arboreal

    Arboreal Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    21 Jan 2011
    Posts:
    2,554
    Likes Received:
    235
    Stupidity....
    I ordered an item from ebay that came today, but brain fade made me order the adaptor the wrong way round...
    I was looking for an adaptor to fit a SATA M.2 SSD to an mSATA slot.
    I received the opposite today, an adaptor card that fits a SATA M.2 slot and accepts an mSATA SSD :duh:
    The only one that I can find is this on Amazon, and don't seem to see anything quickly available in the UK on eBay.
    Help would be appreciated as 'the tiles seem to have slipped off the roof' a bit'
     
  11. Gunsmith

    Gunsmith Maximum Win

    Joined:
    23 Sep 2005
    Posts:
    8,777
    Likes Received:
    1,131
    had to RMA my keyboard, jesus christ it feels horrible going back to a membrane board.
     
  12. MadGinga

    MadGinga oooh whats this do?

    Joined:
    19 Mar 2009
    Posts:
    1,874
    Likes Received:
    99
    What, you dont have a spare (or two, or three) mech keyboards lying around? I thought everyone did...?
     
  13. WarrenJ

    WarrenJ Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    14 Oct 2009
    Posts:
    2,671
    Likes Received:
    192
    I only have my G15 keyboard.
     
  14. ElThomsono

    ElThomsono Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    18 Mar 2005
    Posts:
    2,663
    Likes Received:
    81
    I've been living in England for almost a decade now, a couple of years ago I was back in Glasgow with a friend and we left the pub, planning to buy beer to drink in the flat. The shopkeeper actually laughed at us, it was 23:15

    I'd completely forgotten about the restrictions, used to be we'd burst off the sofa at 21:30 like clockwork, knowing the window was shutting :hehe:
     
  15. creative

    creative 500rwhp

    Joined:
    23 May 2014
    Posts:
    422
    Likes Received:
    27
    delivery company....

    Was due a delivery in the afternoon. Called at 8.30am to find out an approx time so I can duck out from work and be there to sign. Wasnt loaded on the truck yet yet so they set me up to receive text messages for an eta. got the set up text message, great.

    no message by 11am, checked status... delivery failed at 9.30am due to no access.... no S$%t sherlock.

    now waiting on a call back for a re delivery time. I would go collect it from the depot thats 10min away from my house but its waaaay to big ( 350l sand blast cabinet) and wont fit in the car. lol
     
  16. MLyons

    MLyons Half dev, Half doge. Staff Administrator Super Moderator Moderator

    Joined:
    3 Mar 2017
    Posts:
    2,509
    Likes Received:
    818
    Got back from the dentist. Having a root canal next week. Oh boy.
     
  17. IanW

    IanW Grumpy Old Git

    Joined:
    2 Aug 2003
    Posts:
    6,468
    Likes Received:
    333
    Shoulda kept up with the Dentastix!
     
  18. Byron C

    Byron C *psst!* This guy is a loser!

    Joined:
    12 Apr 2002
    Posts:
    5,313
    Likes Received:
    528
    I hate telephone interviews.
     
    adidan and fix-the-spade like this.
  19. Almightyrastus

    Almightyrastus Rule #9

    Joined:
    21 Mar 2002
    Posts:
    5,565
    Likes Received:
    311
    F*%$ing cough.

    Had some major ick last week, fever, aches, sniffles, the usual fun stuff, and now I am stuck with this cough that will not p&"$ off. So far I have pulled my back and stomach muscles from coughing fits, almost passed out a couple of times. Had to fight the urge to throw up numerous times. It always happens after being ill these days, I had a serious dose of tonsillitis years back and now any cold or similar results in this tickly cough that I cannot cough from far enough back to scratch.

    Got cough mixture, throat sweets, even codeine to try and stop it, and it's just going to take time.
     
  20. TheMadDutchDude

    TheMadDutchDude The Flying Dutchman

    Joined:
    23 Aug 2013
    Posts:
    4,680
    Likes Received:
    506
    eBay. Long story short: bought laptop to flip. 181 days elapse, making it impossible for PayPal to open any form of case for me as it’s after their max 180 day policy, and the seller reports it stolen. I sold the laptop on for a $100 profit. I’m now standing to lose that entire amount because of the previous seller. I’m so over eBay and will never be using them again. I’ve had enough.

    I’ll post up the long version soon... I’m in the middle of writing the post on another forum that’ll be copied here to warn you guys.
     

Share This Page