Author Topic: The Grumble Thread - No energy for a full on rant.  (Read 729817 times)

Majorbloodnok

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Re: The Grumble thread - No energy for a full on rant.
« Reply #100 on: May 10, 2011, 01:15:01 pm »
*checks pockets*  No, I haven't got it.  Sorry

Si_Co

Re: The Grumble thread - No energy for a full on rant.
« Reply #101 on: May 10, 2011, 02:33:25 pm »
*checks pockets*  No, I haven't got it.  Sorry

No, thats because someone, and I quote, "accidently shipped it to Livingstone"  :facepalm:

clarion

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Re: The Grumble thread - No energy for a full on rant.
« Reply #102 on: May 10, 2011, 02:50:12 pm »
That's some accident!  Waaaay beyond Mr Bump's capacity, and well into the further reaches of Mr Bean territory.
Getting there...

Re: The Grumble thread - No energy for a full on rant.
« Reply #103 on: May 10, 2011, 02:52:20 pm »
so if I'm working in the states all week (last week) and dont get home till 10am Sunday to save a bit of money on flights, shouldnt I get a couple of days off this week to count for the weekend I've lost?

No.  I have to start work at 7am like normal, and people wonder why I'm grumpy today?

Karla

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Re: The Grumble thread - No energy for a full on rant.
« Reply #104 on: May 10, 2011, 02:54:55 pm »
Mars, I hate you.  Why do you refuse to give me that Double Decker I can see in your machine?  Oh well, I suppose I'd better support the competition and try the Nestle machine ...

Nestle, I hate you even more!  I wanted a Toffee Crisp, you've given me a Yorkie and YOU'VE TAKEN MY EXTRA 5P!  Thieving scumbag. 

Gah, I now hate big chocolate companies.  Down with global capitalism, I say!

Majorbloodnok

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Re: The Grumble thread - No energy for a full on rant.
« Reply #105 on: May 10, 2011, 04:15:02 pm »
For god's sake stay off the Coke

Re: The Grumble thread - No energy for a full on rant.
« Reply #106 on: May 11, 2011, 08:22:17 am »
Monitor bracket manufactures. Why do you fit rotation stops to what would otherwise be 360° rotation?

The stands that came with my Benq monitors let them rotate between landscape and portrait, but only portrait to the left, because they have taken the trouble to add a stupid little pin to limit the rotation. It's then a screwdriver job to rotate to the right.

The wall brackets that I now use let me have 5° either way, so changing from portrait to landscape again needed screwdrivers. Now that the rotation stop has met the hacksaw of destiny, I now have a more useful bracket.
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Wowbagger

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Re: The Grumble thread - No energy for a full on rant.
« Reply #107 on: May 11, 2011, 08:25:00 am »
Mars, I hate you.  Why do you refuse to give me that Double Decker I can see in your machine?  Oh well, I suppose I'd better support the competition and try the Nestle machine ...

Nestle, I hate you even more!  I wanted a Toffee Crisp, you've given me a Yorkie and YOU'VE TAKEN MY EXTRA 5P!  Thieving scumbag.  

Gah, I now hate big chocolate companies.  Down with global capitalism, I say!

It is from small acorns that Great Oaks grow.  :thumbsup:
Oh, Bach without any doubt. Bach every time for me.

Wowbagger

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Re: The Grumble thread - No energy for a full on rant.
« Reply #108 on: May 11, 2011, 08:25:45 am »
*checks pockets*  No, I haven't got it.  Sorry

No, thats because someone, and I quote, "accidently shipped it to Livingstone"  :facepalm:

What would Ken be doing with one of those? Baking newt pie?
Oh, Bach without any doubt. Bach every time for me.

Andrij

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Re: The Grumble thread - No energy for a full on rant.
« Reply #109 on: May 11, 2011, 09:24:34 am »
Forgot to pack a belt; dribbled juice from a lovely strawberry on my white shirt.  What else will go wrong this morning?  :(
 
;D  Andrij.  I pronounce you Complete and Utter GIT   :thumbsup:

Mr Larrington

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Re: The Grumble thread - No energy for a full on rant.
« Reply #110 on: May 11, 2011, 11:12:49 am »
Moreton Smith!  WTF did you do with your FTP  server yesterday?

Feckin' eejits.
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Majorbloodnok

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Re: The Grumble thread - No energy for a full on rant.
« Reply #111 on: May 11, 2011, 01:15:13 pm »
Forgot to pack a belt; dribbled juice from a lovely strawberry on my white shirt.  What else will go wrong this morning?  :(
 

Well, how did it go in the end?

Andrij

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Re: The Grumble thread - No energy for a full on rant.
« Reply #112 on: May 11, 2011, 01:22:57 pm »
Forgot to pack a belt; dribbled juice from a lovely strawberry on my white shirt.  What else will go wrong this morning?  :(
 

Well, how did it go in the end?

The morning concluded without any further catastrophe.  But there's still the whole afternoon ahead of me, as well as the ride home...
 
;D  Andrij.  I pronounce you Complete and Utter GIT   :thumbsup:

tiermat

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Re: The Grumble thread - No energy for a full on rant.
« Reply #113 on: May 11, 2011, 01:41:56 pm »
At least it was only your belt Andrij, and not your trousers!

Twice I have done the forget trousers bit, once I had to work all day in my cycling longs, second time wait until Next opened (nearest clothes shop to the office!)
I feel like Captain Kirk, on a brand new planet every day, a little like King Kong on top of the Empire State

Majorbloodnok

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Re: The Grumble thread - No energy for a full on rant.
« Reply #114 on: May 11, 2011, 01:47:16 pm »
At least it was only your belt Andrij, and not your trousers!

Twice I have done the forget trousers bit, once I had to work all day in my cycling longs

That would be a loooong walk through the factory to the office that day  :D

Andrij

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Re: The Grumble thread - No energy for a full on rant.
« Reply #115 on: May 11, 2011, 01:51:30 pm »
I keep some spare clothing in my desk (lesson learned the hard way) but a belt is not included in this emergency kit.  Fortunately there's M&S across the road and House of Fraser around the corner.  I know one of my co-workers bought a complete outfit (underwear on up) and toiletries early one morning.  He had missed the last train home (by hours), caught a bit of shut-eye here and there, but needed to be in the office to meet clients the next morning and the suit he has was looking a bit worse for wear.  He learned his lesson, too.  Especially when he got back home to his wife the next evening.
 
;D  Andrij.  I pronounce you Complete and Utter GIT   :thumbsup:

clarion

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Re: The Grumble thread - No energy for a full on rant.
« Reply #116 on: May 13, 2011, 11:17:21 am »
Ken Bruce in Dusseldorf ---> Much Eurovision waffle ---> No PopMaster :(
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fboab

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Re: The Grumble thread - No energy for a full on rant.
« Reply #117 on: May 13, 2011, 12:25:43 pm »
Bloody A11 between Fetfud & Mildenhall.
I was 15 minutes late and she wouldn't see me, and now I have to go back on Monday for the extraction.
Remind me on Monday to account for the A11 factor. Perhaps I should just have gone on the bike?
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clarion

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Re: The Grumble thread - No energy for a full on rant.
« Reply #118 on: May 13, 2011, 12:31:38 pm »
Oh bother.  And yes, you know you should.  Cars are rubbesh.
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fboab

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Re: The Grumble thread - No energy for a full on rant.
« Reply #119 on: May 13, 2011, 12:47:14 pm »
Oh bother.  And yes, you know you should.  Cars are rubbesh.
Well I deliberately didn't as I faint, quite easily. so I thought best not. But really. I should've.
TSS is not Total Sex Score, Chris!

jogler

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Re: The Grumble thread - No energy for a full on rant.
« Reply #120 on: May 13, 2011, 12:59:04 pm »
Bloody A11 between Fetfud & Mildenhall.
I was 15 minutes late and she wouldn't see me,


some folk are so far up their own arseholes they view the world thru' their earholes ::-)

Re: The Grumble thread - No energy for a full on rant.
« Reply #121 on: May 13, 2011, 01:32:42 pm »
DWP: Your promised 3-hour callback time limit has just been exceeded. I thought it would be...
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Re: The Grumble thread - No energy for a full on rant.
« Reply #122 on: May 13, 2011, 02:05:56 pm »

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some folk are so far up their own arseholes they view the world thru' their earholes ::-)
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I think I might know a person like that and no it's not Jogler

Re: The Grumble thread - No energy for a full on rant.
« Reply #123 on: May 13, 2011, 04:31:36 pm »
Wife... she is a 9 month old kitten and therefore will hunt anything she can get her paws on: remember the butterfly she took down yesterday?

Well, there really isn't no point calling me when she has a blackbird in her mouth is there??? Well okay, I did come out and rescue the bird and then stand outside in the rain doing "door security" for half an hour while it recovered but no doubt, the kittie will be after something else tomorrow.

She is a cat: cats kill. Get over it please.
Cats to the left of me, cats to the right of me, cats sitting on my keyboard making far more sense than I do.

barakta

  • Bastard lovechild of Yomiko Readman and Johnny 5
Re: The Grumble thread - No energy for a full on rant.
« Reply #124 on: May 13, 2011, 05:29:19 pm »
I would phone the DWP as soon after the time expires as possible to say "I have been expecting a call for the last 3 hours, is there a problem".  It means they can't claim you didn't answer because it's documented that you called them after the period.

This was before I learned not to let anyone make incoming calls to me cos 18002 scares people.