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

  1. IanW

    IanW Grumpy Old Git

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    Bill the council. Potholes are their responsibility.
     
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  2. Mr_Mistoffelees

    Mr_Mistoffelees The Rotary Cat.

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    Many years ago I owned a Citroen BX19 RD. One day whildt driving home from work, came round a bend and a lorry forced md in to the gutter. Ruined a front tyre but, fixed the bent wheel with a hammer. Much to be said for steel wheels.
     
  3. Pete J

    Pete J Employed scum

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    @DeadP1xels I sympathise. I remember in 2017 I burst a tyre hitting a damn pothole at night. That was a fun way to spend the evening and early morning before going to work with a new tyre (somehow nothing else was affected).

    TANGENT! Lorry drivers are currently the bane of my life, driving to and fro on the A50 each day. I'd really like to know if they deliberately elephant race just to piss people off. I once saw a pair hold up an ambulance for 2-3 minutes as neither of the drivers were willing to slow down.
     
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  4. IanW

    IanW Grumpy Old Git

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    A lorry convoy on a dual carriageway is the very definition of "Rolling roadblock".
     
  5. jinq-sea

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

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    This is a good point. If you persist, you will likely relieve them of some money. My late father-in-law made a successful claim and then talked about it endlessly.
     
  6. liratheal

    liratheal Sharing is Caring

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    Just be sure to take a picture of the pothole before they fill it in and claim you're full of arse.

    One of my colleagues got £100 out of his situation. Not much, but better than a poke in the eye with a floppy weiner.
     
  7. KayinBlack

    KayinBlack Currently Rebuilding

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    On the road to get my electronics. As I am still recovering from splenic infarction, I'm doing my damnedest to just stay awake in the station. It's really hard. Once we get on the road I can rest some. But that won't happen til 2, it's 12:20 now.
     
  8. Midlight

    Midlight Minimodder

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    One of my colleagues managed to corrupt one of our qlikview documents.
    Qliktech, in their infinite wisdom, decided to drop some of the recovery tools from the latest versions of the desktop client.
    Internal IT does not regularly back up our server, for unknown reasons.
    A snapshot was taken about two months ago when we migrated to Azure, was deleted after two weeks.
    We have no back up of it or any way to recover it.
    Boss just dropped it on me to rebuild from basically nothing.
     
  9. Dr. Coin

    Dr. Coin Multimodder

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    Brokerage fees that are 500% the tax.
     
  10. KayinBlack

    KayinBlack Currently Rebuilding

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    Third reinstall of Skyrim to fix a nonstart issue. Pretty sure I have it figured out, but MAN will it take forever to fix those mods. I can't make heads nor tails of so many of the mod managers now, and that's necessary with the big mods (new lands, more armor, etc) that I want.

    I've been the Dragonborn. Now I want to be something else. The game supports it, so why not?
     
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  11. Byron C

    Byron C Over-reacting and over-analysing since 1982

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    This is back again.

    [​IMG]

    No BSOD, so no dump file to explore. Just a straight up reboot.
     
  12. DeadP1xels

    DeadP1xels Social distancing since 92

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    I feel rough as a badgers arse today, my whole body is now on fire, 9 weeks my sons been at nursery and I’ve had the flu twice from him... he on the other hand is feeling fine and dandy... *groans*
     
  13. Mr_Mistoffelees

    Mr_Mistoffelees The Rotary Cat.

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    Looks like you need a hazmat suit.
     
  14. Vault-Tec

    Vault-Tec Green Plastic Watering Can

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    Man. That covid jab is f*****g gnarly.

    Saturday night was one of the worst nights of my life. At one point I just curled up in a ball and resigned myself to my fate. I couldn't even stand up.

    Starting to fade a bit now, but still feel very hot.
     
  15. Goatee

    Goatee Multimodder

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    What flavor did you get?
     
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    Vault-Tec Green Plastic Watering Can

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    liratheal Sharing is Caring

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    The lady had the AZ first jab on Friday too, she was in bed all day Saturday and basically exhausted all day Sunday. Seems alright today, but has the ol' muscle aches.
     
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    mrlongbeard Multimodder

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    I must have got a dud dose, nothing but a bit of a tight arm the day after, I was looking forward to a few free days off work..
    Wife had super mild cold symptoms for a week.
     
  19. mrlongbeard

    mrlongbeard Multimodder

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    Cancelling my Audible subscription, stupid Covid means I ain't getting as much commuting time as I did so books are piling up un-listened to
     
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    mrlongbeard Multimodder

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    Toubon Law
     

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