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Other What's ruining your life right now?

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

  1. Guest-44638

    Guest-44638 Guest

    Been to The George many a time... the Blue Orchid - once; never liked clubs..
     
  2. Vault-Tec

    Vault-Tec Green Plastic Watering Can

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    It really wasn't bad in there tbh. Spent a Nye there once it was banging. Not really a clubber though. Only went a handful of times but had a good dance and fun night out.
     
  3. Guest-44638

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    At the time, I think I was better able to handle 'my brain', so wasn't affected as I would be now.
     
  4. Vault-Tec

    Vault-Tec Green Plastic Watering Can

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    0-18 I loved it there and couldn't see myself anywhere else. I was a part of something. We used to call ourselves a "massive" so it was hardly gang banging but we looked after each other. Then it got nasty.

    I couldn't handle it now. It's loud, smelly, invasive and stressful. Age certainly doesn't help man.

    But yeah as a kid I hated going on holiday in case I missed something big.
     
  5. fix-the-spade

    fix-the-spade Well-Known Member

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    Sadly they did not think I was just what they needed.

    Oh well, next form please!
     
  6. KayinBlack

    KayinBlack Currently Rebuilding

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    Officially back in stage 3 kidney failure. Goes to stage 5, so I'm not dying or on dialysis, just sick and uncomfortable.
     
  7. perplekks45

    perplekks45 LIKE AN ANIMAL!

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    Fingers crossed, mate.
     
  8. Wakka

    Wakka Yo, eat this, ya?

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    [​IMG]

    And i'm left-handed, so my handwriting has regressed 25 years...
     
  9. Vault-Tec

    Vault-Tec Green Plastic Watering Can

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    Burn?

    I got a cracker from my soldering iron the other day.
     
  10. Wakka

    Wakka Yo, eat this, ya?

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    Pliers pinch after they slipped off a magnet I was trying to get off a bracket.

    Dropped a World War's worth of f-bombs immediately after!
     
  11. Vault-Tec

    Vault-Tec Green Plastic Watering Can

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    Ouch. Blood blisters I think they're called. Bloody painful.
     
  12. ElThomsono

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    Ooft!
     
  13. BA_13

    BA_13 Active Member

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    Not quite sure if this should go in here as this could have been far worse but here goes.

    Our 2018 Deutz Fahr tractor has given a few random faults and after I stopped it yesterday to check it, it wouldn't restart. Service engineer called and attended and all fixed apparently just need a fault code resetting. Use the tractor for an hour today (most of the time it was sat idling) to move 1 bale of Straw and 1 of hay then park it up in the hay barn next to one of the Fendts, 2 hours later just after we have had a hay delivery my Fiancee spots a small fire under the Duetz, 3 minutes, 3 fire extinguishers and a mad panic as I struggle to get the bonnet open later and the fire is out, but not before 5 foot flames are racing up the windscreen. Needless to say the tractor is now sat in the middle of a wet field minus the battery awaiting the insurance inspector and then recovery.


    Damage doesn't look too bad but some of the wiring has taken a hit and the fuel filter area isn't looking too clever, on the plus side we have lost nothing else, no one was hurt so I guess we were lucky. Worse case scenario would have been a massive fire taking 3 tractors, 80 ton hay, 50 tons straw, 2000 litres diesel, 200 litres various oil, car, workshop and possibly the house plus other various pieces of farm kit. I like the layout of our farm for it's convenience but it wouldn't be allowed to be built this way now in the UK due to the fire risk and I'm not sure what I can change to reduce the risk here without spending masses of money that we don't actually have.
     
  14. mrlongbeard

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    But sooooooooo satisfying to burst.
     
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  15. ElThomsono

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    Ooft!
     
  16. fix-the-spade

    fix-the-spade Well-Known Member

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    Yeah that qualifies. Mr Service Engineer is going to have some explaining to do.
     
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    mergers...

    I work in real estate over here and we have been gradually organically growing the rent roll quite nicely. Busy times but manageable.. :lol:

    We were at about 800 properties and the boss went and bought another rent roll at the end of last year ($2m+ deal) and first settlement was last weekend..... we are now at nearly 2000 properties overnight. The amount of work that has gone into this is stupid! We are now the biggest in the area and it was the biggest merger in the area. Our systems have been tested and have held up fairly well with the influx of data, training staff in 2 offices and over 2 countries ( we use virtual assistants in the Philippines) has been testing the patience but I am actually quite pleased with how it all went.

    Tthe core team involved is knackered! Havent had a day off in 2 weeks so I am ready for this weekend... the work phone WILL be turned off! :hehe:
     
  18. Vault-Tec

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    Just took sunglasses to Specsavers and they can't make them prescription.

    Fudge.
     
  19. Vault-Tec

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    Hmm I smell BS.

    So Specsavers said they can't do it because the screws that hold the lenses in aren't long enough for prescription lenses.

    OK fine I get that, but from 5 minutes of research and basically taking the lenses out myself I can see that they're 1.2mm screws and I can order a box of 1000 from China for about 5p. In all sorts of lengths ffs.

    So I've contacted a local optician and she's looking into it.

    Annoying though.
     
  20. Byron C

    Byron C And now a word from our sponsor

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    There are probably supply chain considerations. You and I can get the right length screws, but Specsavers probably can't get the right screws through their approved/vetted suppliers and would therefore open themselves up to potential legal and liability issues even if they don't do anything wrong. The fact that their approved suppliers probably buy their stock from the same Chinese factories that you or I can order from is unfortunately irrelevant.

    A local optician definitely sounds like the right move for a custom job like this, rather than one of the big chains.
     
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