Little things that irritate you

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Re: Little things that irritate you

Post by simonpaulthomas » Thu Jun 06, 2019 8:36 am

c**** who don’t indicate while driving.

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Re: Little things that irritate you

Post by Greatest Cockney Rip Off » Thu Jun 06, 2019 9:16 am

simonpaulthomas wrote:***** who don’t indicate while driving.
Had a run-in with a cab driver yesterday who pulled over from the other side of the road, straight in front of me, no indicators nothing. Didn't even look as he pulled out and then started giving me daggers as if it was something I'd done. Put it this way, he soon got that notion out of his head when the lights turned red on him.

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Re: Little things that irritate you

Post by sendô » Thu Jun 06, 2019 10:10 am

The Collector wrote: 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.
Yes, I'm almost certain it's for munitions only...

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Re: Little things that irritate you

Post by DasNutNock » Thu Jun 06, 2019 4:25 pm

The wife paying £25 for an eye test at Boots, when a 5-second google brings up a voucher that discounts it to £10.

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Re: Little things that irritate you

Post by djclipz » Thu Jun 06, 2019 4:29 pm

People parking opposite my driveway... the end of the road is quite packed and people clearly don't have the space or driveway for all the cars down there so now and then someone will park down near my house as there is usually space on the road. However, for the last month people have got into the habit of instead of parking on the open road they are dumping their car opposite my driveway. The latest, has just left their car there for the last week. At least most others that have parked there mount the curb/grass so I at least get a bit more room but this latest one haven't even bothered to do that. They are also about a foot away from the curb so it is a right pain to get in and out.

If the road was constantly jam packed with cars I would kind of understand but this is clearly just laziness so that they don't have to walk any farther back to their house. Headbanger

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Post by Toulouse_Iron » Thu Jun 06, 2019 5:07 pm

DasNutNock wrote:The wife paying £25 for an eye test at Boots, when a 5-second google brings up a voucher that discounts it to £10.
As there is glaucoma on both sides of my family, Boots gave me a free eye test, no questions asked....

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Post by DasNutNock » Thu Jun 06, 2019 5:27 pm

Have to say, I can't remember paying for an eye test in decades. Always get them free through work or download a voucher off the internet.

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Post by djclipz » Thu Jun 06, 2019 7:51 pm

DasNutNock wrote:Have to say, I can't remember paying for an eye test in decades. Always get them free through work or download a voucher off the internet.
Isn't it law now that if you are staring at a screen for work they have to pay for eye tests?

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Re: Little things that irritate you

Post by WestHamByTheSea » Fri Jun 07, 2019 11:28 pm

A spider the size of an octopus suddenly running across my living room floor. June 7th, that shouldn't be happening.

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Re: Little things that irritate you

Post by S-H » Sat Jun 08, 2019 5:49 am

WestHamByTheSea wrote:A spider the size of an octopus suddenly running across my living room floor. June 7th, that shouldn't be happening.

I got woke up last weekend with one running over my chest...

:cry:

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Post by westham,eggyandchips » Sat Jun 08, 2019 7:23 am

neil_d wrote:Trying to get to Southend Half marathon on Sunday, without driving.
Run there?

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Re: Little things that irritate you

Post by lewisham-mer » Sat Jun 08, 2019 11:37 am

Clacton-ammer wrote: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!
If it’s a big burly bearded bloke feeling me up, I’m not gonna complain... :wink:

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Re: Little things that irritate you

Post by AnthraxDave » Sat Jun 08, 2019 10:10 pm

WestHamByTheSea wrote:A spider the size of an octopus suddenly running across my living room floor. June 7th, that shouldn't be happening.
Got some absolute monsters living in the old pre-fab Garage at the moment.
One of which has made a titanic web over my shelf of Warhammer stuff.
Heresy.

I'm not as afraid of them as I was as a kid, but this one is a big angry b*stard that rears its front legs up when you go anywhere close. Easily the size of a hand palm.

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Re: Little things that irritate you

Post by prophet:marginal » Sat Jun 08, 2019 10:19 pm

If I were you, Dave, I'd go in with a two-footed tackle, in these circumstances.

He'll never get all eight legs out the way in time.

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Re: Little things that irritate you

Post by The Collector » Sat Jun 08, 2019 10:22 pm

djclipz wrote:Isn't it law now that if you are staring at a screen for work they have to pay for eye tests?
Yes.

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Re: Little things that irritate you

Post by mushy » Sun Jun 09, 2019 8:19 am

Just the test though, nothing else (unless its changed).
Bearing in mind those tests arent really expensive in the first place, they aint giving you much.
Pretty sure my optician does those tests for free.

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Re: Little things that irritate you

Post by S-H » Sun Jun 09, 2019 2:45 pm

Since going a month off the booze, I've been worse than I was before.. starting to think I need to pack it in for good.

Just wish I had the will power like V-M.

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Re: Little things that irritate you

Post by White Goodman » Sun Jun 09, 2019 6:07 pm

YouTube fitness c**** like Joe Wicks

A softer individual I have never ever seen

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Re: Little things that irritate you

Post by Samba » Sun Jun 09, 2019 8:38 pm

S-H wrote:Since going a month off the booze, I've been worse than I was before.. starting to think I need to pack it in for good.
Just wish I had the will power like V-M.
Is it the feeling drunk that you like or the drinking of it (inc. the taste of it), SH?
Maybe switching to low alcohol versions would really work for you?

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Re: Little things that irritate you

Post by DasNutNock » Sun Jun 09, 2019 9:47 pm

The kids have eaten all the pink and purple freeze pops, leaving me with just the yellow and cola flavoured ones.

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