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  • Rusty_M 29 Aug 2013 17:54:15 4,587 posts
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    Oh, I'm sure it will be fine, but I won't spend the money until it sorts itself out. In the unlikely scenario that the money actually leaves my account, I'm fucked when the bills come out this weekend (if I actually book a holiday).

    I'm not too worried. Just pissed off that it took a lot of time to decide where to go, fight with a broken website and at the end of it all, I end up in an annoying situation.

    The world is going mad. Me? I'm doing fine.

  • Mageme 4 Sep 2013 11:35:03 1,995 posts
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    Having to access the client's network at work is annoying enough when it's already a slow process but having an 8 second delay from each mouse click/keyboard press is absolutely.... f*cking.... me.... off!!!!!!!!!!!!! Hulk rage!!!!!!!

    3DS: 5086-1465-9252

  • Rusty_M 5 Sep 2013 20:04:40 4,587 posts
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    Fuck! I just scratched and dented my car a bit. Only got it in April (though second hand). The bloody thing isn't even a year old and I ballsed it up. I was exiting my street, when a guy entering decided to cut the corner, leaving me very little room. I managed to hit a food recycling bin with my back door of all things. It was sticking out onto the road further than the other bins, and I just hadn't realised quite how far out it was or how much tighter a line the rear of the car was taking. :(

    Not sure whether to sort it or leave it.

    The world is going mad. Me? I'm doing fine.

  • Psychotext 5 Sep 2013 20:38:51 53,852 posts
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    If you have a little spare money I'd sort it. It'll only get worse if it rusts and it'll REALLY piss you off.

    Speaking from experience.
  • Rusty_M 5 Sep 2013 20:49:20 4,587 posts
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    Yeah, I need to give it a good clean to see if it's penetrated the paint.

    The world is going mad. Me? I'm doing fine.

  • sirtacos 8 Sep 2013 12:02:36 7,271 posts
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    For some reason I just watched Redfoo's performance of "Ridiculous" (which just hit #1) on X-Factor.
    This guy is the distillation of everything that's wrong with music.
    Insipid, vacuous aural vomit that occupies the same dimension of abrasively idiotic shite as Black Eyed Peas' "I Got A Feeling".
    I hope he dies.
    Well, not really... that would just increase his popularity. I hope he fades into obscurity.

    Edited by sirtacos at 10:00:24 23-09-2013
  • mrcheesyelf 19 Sep 2013 16:24:19 74 posts
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    Why do people in this office not put the full pack of paper in the printer? Do they think it is a coincidence that every paper manufacturer sells paper in the exact same size packs and every office printer has the same size paper tray which just happens to match the pack size of every paper company? Idiots
  • FWB 19 Sep 2013 16:27:18 43,858 posts
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    Rusty_M wrote:
    Yeah, I need to give it a good clean to see if it's penetrated the paint.
    You said "penetrated". Hehe.
  • Psychotext 19 Sep 2013 16:35:52 53,852 posts
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    mrcheesyelf wrote:
    Do they think it is a coincidence that every paper manufacturer sells paper in the exact same size packs and every office printer has the same size paper tray which just happens to match the pack size of every paper company? Idiots
    That's only true of certain weights of paper. You wouldn't fit a full ream of 140gsm in most bog standard printers.
  • mrcheesyelf 19 Sep 2013 16:43:17 74 posts
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    Psychotext wrote:
    mrcheesyelf wrote:
    Do they think it is a coincidence that every paper manufacturer sells paper in the exact same size packs and every office printer has the same size paper tray which just happens to match the pack size of every paper company? Idiots
    That's only true of certain weights of paper. You wouldn't fit a full ream of 140gsm in most bog standard printers.
    True, but we have never ever ever used anything other than bog standard paper in bog standard printers. These people certainly won't have been aware of what gsm of paper is, let alone judged the amount of paper to put in based on the weight, they are just stupid. In my head the point stands!!
  • Alastair 23 Sep 2013 08:48:46 15,470 posts
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    Graaaahhhh!
    Having your savings spread across different banks is a pain in the arse when it comes to remembering multiple sets of security info.
    I know it protects my money, but it's protecting it from me as much as for me!
    I need to transfer some money from my Cash ISA but can't remember the myriad security codes so now I have to get new ones posted out, which could easily take 5 days.
    Maybe I will have to join the grey generation and have it written down somewhere...

    Not as nice as I used to be

  • Chopsen 23 Sep 2013 10:01:35 15,727 posts
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    I think what you're having there is referred to as a first world problem.

    Edited by Chopsen at 10:01:42 23-09-2013
  • mrpon 23 Sep 2013 10:11:22 28,481 posts
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    @Alastair egg.com (now ybs.co.uk) have a Money Manager section where you can enter the login details for most major banks. You only need to remember one login then, obv. you need a ybs account ;)

    Give yourself 5 or gig, you're worth it.

  • Alastair 23 Sep 2013 10:21:11 15,470 posts
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    Chopsen wrote:
    I think what you're having there is referred to as a first world problem.
    Totally!
    I'm calm again now.

    Not as nice as I used to be

  • CharlieStCloud 24 Sep 2013 08:15:03 5,090 posts
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    Someone ate MY porridge!

    ... not happy.
  • Stickman 24 Sep 2013 08:19:03 29,662 posts
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    Have you checked your kid's bed?

    THIS SPACE FOR RENT

  • BeardedGamerUK 24 Sep 2013 08:30:55 1,304 posts
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    Why does cold filtered coffee taste like cigarettes?
  • Altmayer 24 Sep 2013 08:35:35 162 posts
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    BeardedGamerUK wrote:
    Why does cold filtered coffee taste like cigarettes?
    'Cause it's all one and the same
    http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0379217/
  • BeardedGamerUK 24 Sep 2013 08:40:34 1,304 posts
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    Jim Jarmusch is a film making God! :D
  • Kosmoz 24 Sep 2013 08:43:00 7,599 posts
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    The Jack White scene is my favourite one.

    Every girl I ever kissed I was thinking of a pro footballer.

  • Altmayer 24 Sep 2013 12:13:37 162 posts
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    Nothing beats Bill 'Fucking Ghostbusters' Murray
  • imamazed 24 Sep 2013 12:14:37 5,524 posts
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    Nah the best one is that black dude who can't stop rolling doubles
  • mikew1985 24 Sep 2013 16:27:03 12,610 posts
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    Did they clearly outline what was acceptable? Did they outline a plan to help you improve and monitor performance? Just for your own sake they kind of need to do that before any disciplinary process for improvement should begin.

    Hopefully it won't but ya know, worth bearing in mind.
  • Rusty_M 24 Sep 2013 16:45:48 4,587 posts
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    There is some real crap in retail banking. "Make sure the next Custer doesn't leave without being signed up for a loan"

    Building societies aren't too much better.

    Thank fuck I got out of the branch and into IT even if it is just service desk just now.

    The world is going mad. Me? I'm doing fine.

  • graysonavich 1 Oct 2013 20:34:25 7,309 posts
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    People using the term "box sets" when they actually just mean a series.

    "I watched a whole box set of (insert the latest American dross) last weekend on my Sky recorder"
  • DrStrangelove 3 Oct 2013 01:44:42 3,379 posts
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    Isn't that called a "season"?
  • RyanDS 5 Oct 2013 17:36:47 9,065 posts
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    South African rugby team. Useless fucking cunts who can't tackle to save their lives.

    Cunts.
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