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The really boring and totally pointless snippets thread XXVI

Old 7th Nov 2015, 19:02
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Seems to be more fireworks going orf round here tonight than there was on bonfire night.
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Old 7th Nov 2015, 19:15
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Just back from a stupendous firework display (free entry).
Bonfire this year was about a quarter of the height of the usual one, but the fireworks seemed to be more plentiful.

I got lucky by catching an early bus back (which must have been running late).
Saved me a wait of 30 minutes.
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Old 7th Nov 2015, 20:24
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Why do I keep reading this thread ?
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Old 7th Nov 2015, 20:36
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Originally Posted by Mr Optimistic
Why do I keep reading this thread ?
Look no further than your screen-name . . .
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Old 7th Nov 2015, 21:34
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Why do I keep reading this thread ?
It must be this age thing again !
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Old 7th Nov 2015, 21:35
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studying a BSc at the OU. Psychology
Did pie-schology at uni forty (and a bit) years ago. Our prof wore a bow tie and spoke with a limp wrist. One year learning about the brain and its malfunctions, a second ('Industrial Psychology') learning about how the rabble could be roused.

I can still spot an inferiority complex at fifty paces.
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Old 8th Nov 2015, 03:29
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A
hefty Abus chain and lock through that and the frame. If they want it they have to either saw the frame in half or dig up the floor.
Never say Never.

I chained my dinghy on the foreshore at the bottom of my property using said Abus lock and stout chain around a hefty tree.

A chain saw worked on the tree, and the lock and chain was lifted over the stump.

Barstewards.
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Old 8th Nov 2015, 06:42
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Morning peeps, red sky in the West this morning which does not bode well,though saying that we have had spectacular red skies in the west every night as well.
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Old 8th Nov 2015, 07:04
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Grey gloom to the north, south, east and west.
Mighty winds predicted for the afternoon.

Bring it on I say - with a bit of luck all the leaves will go elsewhere.
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Old 8th Nov 2015, 07:42
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with a bit of luck all the leaves will go elsewhere.
Probably onto railway lines to cause delay through adhesion problems (wheel slip) for trains.
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Old 8th Nov 2015, 07:59
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FSL you have a PM
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Old 8th Nov 2015, 08:13
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Roger! got that Mr Wodrick.
Clever cove wi a pair of snippers.

For the gardeners out there I have some of them Cat Bush seeds for sale.
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Old 9th Nov 2015, 05:08
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That is SO clever! What good imaginations some people have!
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Old 9th Nov 2015, 06:28
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The shepherds can't say they haven't been warned this morning.
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Old 9th Nov 2015, 06:32
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Morning peeps damed blowy here, they better turn off all the wind turbines in case they start generating electricity,the phantom draught is back in the towers as well,still, one shouldn't really complain, tiz the only fresh air I get these days.
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Old 9th Nov 2015, 07:09
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better turn off all the wind turbines in case they start generating electricity
If it's that windy they will have to feather them, with no electricity generation , or they may have their workings damaged.
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Old 9th Nov 2015, 14:30
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Wind has dropped here even had a bit of sunshine this afternoon but that's buggad orf now.
Better picky of the Nephewcycle.
He's old enough now that it is just transportation and not a statement.

Looks the same colour as a proper Stratocaster, Fiesta Red
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Old 9th Nov 2015, 16:21
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Remembrance Day

One felt a little proud yesterday as we went to our local village church. Sproglettes in Brownie and Guides uniform with big home-made poppies along with their all of their troops.

Traffic was shut off as we marched down to the War Memorial, lowered standards and laid wreaths. Very moving.

Good to see so may young people showing their respect and even the rain gods had sympathy.
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Old 9th Nov 2015, 17:34
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While we are thinking about locomotion - here are the wife's play things:




Longish week at work last week - not involved with the rescue of British tourists from Egypt, though.
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Old 9th Nov 2015, 17:53
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Yer this was mine.
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