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Other What's ruining your life right now?

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

  1. Jeff Hine

    Jeff Hine Nothing special

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    Can't you send 'em back for a swap...?
     
  2. Vault-Tec

    Vault-Tec Green Plastic Watering Can

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    Not right now no. I'm scared to even look outside.

    I needed a new mod any way. Mine, well I am amazed it even still works. I don't have to buy gear often, but I do need to. Maybe once a year I'll get a new tank batteries and box mod. It still beats the crap out of smoking.

    I wanted longer lasting batteries. These are 4200MAH Molicel which apparently are the best on the market right now. As of now I am using 1500 MAH batteries and yeah, all I seem to be doing is charging and changing....

    This one new battery lasts longer than 2 18650, so it means I can charge 4 at once and they'll last ages. Worth spending an extra £16 tbh, especially given the state of the one I have.
     
  3. legoman

    legoman breaker of things

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    Come back to work after a kidney infection (work caused due to avoiding the toilets), get given a warning for sickness. then slapped around a load of people with colds.
     
  4. Jeff Hine

    Jeff Hine Nothing special

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    I swear some employers would be perfectly fine with their staff 'falling down' ill/dead on the job... :rollingeyes:
     
  5. Mr_Mistoffelees

    Mr_Mistoffelees The Lunatic on the Grass.

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    "Some employers" friends in the Tory party have made it easy for them, by systematically removing worker's rights.
     
  6. IanW

    IanW Grumpy Old Git

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    This seems relevant:-

     
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  7. silk186

    silk186 Derp

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    BREXIT, or more specifically the delay of BREXIT is delaying me from starting work. Suddenly I'm PRO-BREXIT.
     
  8. Vault-Tec

    Vault-Tec Green Plastic Watering Can

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    Call Of Duty, modern crashfare.

    Apparently you can fix it by locking it to 30 FPS. I'll wait for a patch.

    What a crying shame. The London part is incredible and it's one of the best looking games I've ever played.

    Harumph!!!
     
  9. goldstar0011

    goldstar0011 Well-Known Member

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    Had a heart attack on Sunday at the lovely age of 37, no major factors why, just bad luck. Was not a fun experience
     
  10. The_Crapman

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

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    Hope you recover quickly.
     
  11. RedFlames

    RedFlames ...is not a Belgian football team

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    And no maguffin-powered electromagnet to show for it? Unacceptable...
     
  12. bawjaws

    bawjaws Well-Known Member

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    Jeezo. Sorry to hear that, hope you make a full and quick recovery.
     
  13. goldstar0011

    goldstar0011 Well-Known Member

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    I'm already home, had a stent fitted same day, few nights observations, discharged with meds and pending support.
    I'm in good health and fitness which has really helped, can't make the normal changes to lifestyle as I don't smoke, don't drink much, I gym 4 times a week.

    I won the "have a heart attack lottery" without entering
     
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  14. Goatee

    Goatee Well-Known Member

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    get well soon
     
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  15. Vault-Tec

    Vault-Tec Green Plastic Watering Can

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    Sorry to hear that. So glad you made it. My dad died at 35 of a heart attack.

    Go easy on yourself man.
     
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  16. xaser04

    xaser04 Ba Ba Ba BANANA!

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    No doubt the employer will be utterly baffled why productivity is down. It’s almost like there is a link between treating your employees well and high productivity. Of course most are more concerned by you being seen rather than actually managing.. (because the latter takes effort). Fortunately where I work we have a good team but that cannot be said of the wider business.

    Jeez, hope you feel better soon!!



    I am currently enjoying dealing with differing prices between what we commercially agreed at the point of PO creation and what we have been invoiced. Transpires the processes being followed internally is overriding the already confirmed PO and thus fan and excrement.... Doesn’t help that our SAP system has all the data but it is so opaque that using it en mass is a nightmare.
     
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  17. fix-the-spade

    fix-the-spade Well-Known Member

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    Congratulations on your continued survival.

    Hopefully your lifestyle beforehand will help you to a speedy recovery.
     
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  18. legoman

    legoman breaker of things

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    They sack them first, or wonder why some epidemic of lurgy has killed off 95% of the staff. Got to the point the other year they handed out bottles of alcohol gel!

    Well, thats not ideal, least your alright, just take it easy, not the lotto you planned on winning!
     
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  19. Gareth Halfacree

    Gareth Halfacree WIIGII! Staff Administrator Super Moderator Moderator

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    Remember this, from back in March?
    It's *finally* stopped printing black. Still haven't found the spare toner, mind you...
     
  20. Byron C

    Byron C No liability accepted as a result of this post

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    Mine just prints black smears all over the page :blah:

    I really should look into replacing all 4 toner cartridges, they're all pretty low. Not buying genuine HP toners though, prices are anywhere between £350 and £450 for a full set! :lol:
     

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