Little things that irritate you

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Re: Little things that irritate you

Post by uptonparkhurst » Sat Jun 01, 2019 1:09 pm

Wall-to-wall gambling adverts -
especially The Ladbrokes ads ("where the nation plays" - who thinks up this crap?)
and the Gala Bingo ad
and the Foxy Bingo ad..
:thdn: AaaaaaarrrrRRRGH!!!

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Re: Little things that irritate you

Post by Samba » Sat Jun 01, 2019 3:28 pm

S-H wrote:4 numbers in last night's Euro millions..
£15.80.
bull****
I'm afraid there's bad news S-H, it's not as much as that..

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Re: Little things that irritate you

Post by Samba » Sat Jun 01, 2019 3:29 pm

Greatest Cockney Rip Off wrote:****ing seagullls.
Went to a wedding in Hythe last night. Came out of the B&B this morning to a car covered in *****.
Feathered bastards !!
Hairy Japanese bastards

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Re: Little things that irritate you

Post by Samba » Sat Jun 01, 2019 3:30 pm

uptonparkhurst wrote:Wall-to-wall gambling adverts -
especially The Ladbrokes ads ("where the nation plays" - who thinks up this crap?)
and the Gala Bingo ad
and the Foxy Bingo ad..
:thdn: AaaaaaarrrrRRRGH!!!
I think they're after our money..

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Re: Little things that irritate you

Post by S-H » Sat Jun 01, 2019 3:53 pm

Samba wrote: I'm afraid there's bad news S-H, it's not as much as that..
I must've won on two tickets then.

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Re: Little things that irritate you

Post by Samba » Sat Jun 01, 2019 4:10 pm

Samba wrote:I'm afraid there's bad news S-H, it's not as much as that..
S-H wrote:I must've won on two tickets then.
Nope. 4 numbers won £15.30
No combination of small wins paid £15.80
I think you conned your newsagent..

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Re: Little things that irritate you

Post by S-H » Sat Jun 01, 2019 4:15 pm

It's my online account.

Pretty certain I didn't have 50p in there before yesterday.

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Re: Little things that irritate you

Post by prophet:marginal » Sat Jun 01, 2019 4:26 pm

It's a misprint S_H

You've actually won £15.8M

:thup:

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Re: Little things that irritate you

Post by old fart » Sat Jun 01, 2019 6:26 pm

Dropping the last sheet of glass of a newly built greenhouse

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Re: Little things that irritate you

Post by Greatest Cockney Rip Off » Sat Jun 01, 2019 7:12 pm

Samba wrote:Hairy Japanese bastards
That's rabbits mate, not seagulls :lol:

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Re: Little things that irritate you

Post by delbert » Sat Jun 01, 2019 7:30 pm

delbert wrote:On a similar note,when I smoked I'd never throw my dog end out of the car window in a nice area, I made a point of always doing it in Newham though. Partly because the borough is a dump but mainly because the thieving slags done me up on a bus lane camera when I pulled into one to let a bus through coming the other way..........
Samba wrote: Did you fight it, del?
That was a very cuntish thing for them to do.
Mind you, they had to pay for all that dog end picking up..
No mate, this was back in the day when you couldn't appeal until after the time limit on paying a reduced fine had elapsed. The last thing I wanted to do was give even more money to the thieving gits, hence my one man dog end crusade against them......

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Re: Little things that irritate you

Post by Samba » Sat Jun 01, 2019 11:34 pm

Samba wrote:Hairy Japanese bastards
Greatest Cockney Rip Off wrote:That's rabbits mate, not seagulls :lol:
I apply it to everything now.
Except hairy Japanese, of course..

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Post by Samba » Sun Jun 02, 2019 12:45 am

delbert wrote:No mate, this was back in the day when you couldn't appeal until after the time limit on paying a reduced fine had elapsed. The last thing I wanted to do was give even more money to the thieving gits, hence my one man dog end crusade against them......
V unfair, imo.
FYI:
Now, you first make an informal representation (appeal).
As it's to the council, who want the free money, they'll probably blow it out. However, they will still offer you the 14 day 'discount'.
Then you can make a formal representation (appeal).
As it's again to the council, being utter c*nts, they'll probably still blow it out again. However, they STILL have to offer you the 14 day 'discount'.
This is now when it gets tricky. Do you pay at 'reduced' or carry on?
To appeal further, you now have to go to independent adjudication, (if you're in London) called, 'London Tribunals' (used to be called PATAS).
If you lose there, you WON'T then have the option of paying 'half'.
It's very often not easy to know beforehand if you have a good case for winning at adjudication.

If it's any consolation del, as it was a bus that you were letting through (& not an emergency service vehicle) I really don't think that you would have won your case anyway, in that instance, even though you were obviously trying to be a considerate driver.

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Re: Little things that irritate you

Post by neil_d » Tue Jun 04, 2019 11:59 pm

Trying to get to Southend Half marathon on Sunday, without driving.

Buses don't go early enough. C2C is a bus replacement. GA trains not early enough, and still need to get out to Shoeburyness. Running the thing will be easier...

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Re: Little things that irritate you

Post by Hammers Dad » Wed Jun 05, 2019 9:00 am

Squirrels.
They're just rats with furry tails.
They eat all the bird food and dig up the garden.
Shooting is too good for the little s**ts.

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Re: Little things that irritate you

Post by chigwells finest » Wed Jun 05, 2019 9:44 am

the amount of people clearly defrauding the benefit system .

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Re: Little things that irritate you

Post by Burnley Hammer » Wed Jun 05, 2019 9:55 am

Birds.
Greedy little shits keep eating all the food I put out for the squirrels

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Re: Little things that irritate you

Post by sendô » Wed Jun 05, 2019 2:28 pm

Airports.
Plane delays.
Sunburn.
The crap weather when you get home.

Interestingly I set off the metal detector at security on the way back, and all they did was swab my hands with a bit of paper that they stuck into a machine that came back "clean".

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Re: Little things that irritate you

Post by The Collector » Wed Jun 05, 2019 8:48 pm

sendô wrote:Interestingly I set off the metal detector at security on the way back, and all they did was swab my hands with a bit of paper that they stuck into a machine that came back "clean".
The machine is set to indicate a random check every now and then. I fly out of Silvertown for work regularly and have identified all of the clothes, shoes, etc to wear and not set the detectors off.

I still get stopped a couple of times a year. Sometimes it’s for a swab check like Sendo (pretty sure that they are checking for munitions and not drugs!) but other times it’s for full body scan or a feel and touch up session.

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Re: Little things that irritate you

Post by Clacton-ammer » Thu Jun 06, 2019 8:11 am

I had a run of years of just breezing through security at airports, last five times I have flown I have been stopped, swabbed, touched up, in the capsule for a scan! If it is random I have been unlucky!

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