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Re: The angry thread
« Reply #6135 on: August 14, 2019, 10:31:51 AM »
I hope you did what I did....

I was flatting in Stockton with a bloke a year in front of me, who'd done the same trip.

I shouted him a few beers and he let me copy his entire folder from the trip!  :beers:
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Re: The angry thread
« Reply #6136 on: August 14, 2019, 10:47:13 AM »
My university lecturer when I was standing there getting peed on during a 1971 geology field trip  :uneasy:
I was at Staithes doing a geology field trip, standing on the beach in the pouring rain. I made copious notes in my field book only to find, when I got back to the uni, that  the rain had washed the entire book clean.

should have used an indelible pencil  :smiley-laughing:
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Re: The angry thread
« Reply #6137 on: August 14, 2019, 11:08:15 AM »
Wouldn't have made much difference to me, because I was either getting over the night before,  or getting started on the next  :beers:
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Re: The angry thread
« Reply #6138 on: August 14, 2019, 12:00:27 PM »
We did just that George. A couple of beers in the union bar and problem got sorted.
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Re: The angry thread
« Reply #6139 on: August 14, 2019, 04:05:35 PM »
My university lecturer when I was standing there getting peed on during a 1971 geology field trip  :uneasy:
I was at Staithes doing a geology field trip, standing on the beach in the pouring rain. I made copious notes in my field book only to find, when I got back to the uni, that  the rain had washed the entire book clean.

Don't tell me. The next excuse in your book was 'the dog ate my coursework' :no:

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Re: The angry thread
« Reply #6140 on: August 14, 2019, 05:50:03 PM »
My university lecturer when I was standing there getting peed on during a 1971 geology field trip  :uneasy:
Was that some sort of initiation ceremony
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Re: The angry thread
« Reply #6141 on: August 15, 2019, 08:06:21 AM »
Feeling rather let down ( >:D) by the council today.

Having fixed my third puncture of the year (or had Halfords fix it, I am lazy) on Monday I was absolutely  :'( to find the same wheel flat on my bike upon leaving work yesterday.

Detailed inspection (requested) by Halfords man revealed ANOTHER thorn in the tire. After getting “slime” installed in the tube (why I wasn’t offered that on Monday or even the first two times earlier this year is beyond me) I am back on the road.

Well I say road but I mean cycle path. I am blessed to have cycle paths for 90% of my journey, but seeing as the council goons seem to insist of spreading sharp vegetation all over them it seems the road would be less expensive  :'(

Anybody wanna by a Class 57 Thunderbird to keep me in inner tubes?!

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Re: The angry thread
« Reply #6142 on: August 15, 2019, 07:53:31 PM »
Feeling rather let down ( >:D) by the council today.

Having fixed my third puncture of the year (or had Halfords fix it, I am lazy) on Monday I was absolutely  :'( to find the same wheel flat on my bike upon leaving work yesterday.

Detailed inspection (requested) by Halfords man revealed ANOTHER thorn in the tire. After getting “slime” installed in the tube (why I wasn’t offered that on Monday or even the first two times earlier this year is beyond me) I am back on the road.

Well I say road but I mean cycle path. I am blessed to have cycle paths for 90% of my journey, but seeing as the council goons seem to insist of spreading sharp vegetation all over them it seems the road would be less expensive  :'(

Anybody wanna by a Class 57 Thunderbird to keep me in inner tubes?!

Skyline2uk

get some tyre liners they work wonders but don't get the very cheap ones are they can bit a bit stiff and puncture your tyre
i use these Zefal ones

John
« Last Edit: August 15, 2019, 07:56:23 PM by JBQFC »

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Re: The angry thread
« Reply #6143 on: Yesterday at 11:15:06 PM »
Today is our son's 16th Birthday and he wanted to upgrade his computer, so I bought him a new motherboard, processor and ram. I checked on the shop's website for compatibility and they referred to the manufacturer's website, where it confirmed that the motherboard and processor were compatible. On stripping out his old system and replacing the parts today, it wouldn't boot. It turns out that the information is incomplete and the processor is only compatible with the latest version of the bios and the shop's boards still only have the older bios - and of course you need a working processor to update the bios! Of course the shop is now closed 'til Monday and I am working long days Monday to Wednesday, before we go on a camping trip on Thursday. We don't come back until Tuesday night and I'll be working long days again for the rest of the week. So much for his birthday present :(

Just to make it worse, I'd actually looked carefully and chosen a board where the bios can be flashed from USB without a processor. I'd downloaded and read the manual before buying and it tells you how to do it. *Except* that page has apparently been copied from the manual for another board and the facilities for it don't exist on this one. Grrr!

On top of that, it has been an expensive weekend - his present, our wedding anniversary (he was born on our 1st), a family meal out for 9, two new tyres on the car, the microwave has broken and I've received a letter from HMRC wanting £519 off me immediately, despite them giving me a refund of over £650 last month!?

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Re: The angry thread
« Reply #6144 on: Today at 09:46:26 AM »
HMRC, like the good lord, Giveth and taketh  :'(
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Re: The angry thread
« Reply #6145 on: Today at 09:49:48 AM »
HMRC, like the good lord, Giveth and taketh  :'(

I'm trying to figure out when the back they giveth.

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