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    Sticky: BTVS S5 E8 & 9, Angel S2 E8 & 9. Wherein...

    BTVS S5 E8 & 9, Angel S2 E8 & 9.

    Wherein Buffy's mum gets sick and a resurrected Darla gets sired again.


    Now watching Dr Pimplepopper.

    Woman with a "lipoma" at the top of the crack in her...
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    Sticky: Tea this evening was M&S breaded haddock...

    Tea this evening was M&S breaded haddock (chunky).

    Which was nice enough.

    Now being rounded off with 1.05 pints of Good Glengettie Tea.

    The evening's entertainment is expected to be BTVS and...
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    Sticky: Cheese. Mature cheese.

    Cheese. Mature cheese.
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    Sticky: Nope, I got a fresh loaf of that yesterday. ...

    Nope, I got a fresh loaf of that yesterday.

    There's sommat else but I'm fecked if I can remember what.

    Since this morning the temperature has dropped from 15.4 to 15.1, so I've turned the...
  5. Must be galling to be beaten in the electoral...

    Must be galling to be beaten in the electoral college by an orange psychopath/sociopath.
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    Sticky: Lunch was baked beans on Morrisons multiseed...

    Lunch was baked beans on Morrisons multiseed toast (crust again).

    It was nice enough, followed by a beetroot sandwich for no other reason than I like beetroot sandwiches. :smokin

    Now getting...
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    Sticky: That didn't last long, by the time I'd left the...

    That didn't last long, by the time I'd left the hoi polloi it was 10 10ths overcast and the rain started halfway through the walk just as I reached the viewless point.

    Trip to Morrisons was...
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    Sticky: In with the hoi polloi. Still sunny out there,...

    In with the hoi polloi.

    Still sunny out there, but quite chilly on the stagger down.

    It's quite fragrant in here at the moment as the flatulent one hasn't started sharing yet.

    :wave:
    ...
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    Sticky: :wave: Morning all :wave: Dry. Blue sky...

    :wave: Morning all :wave:

    Dry.

    Blue sky with hints of simpsonesque visible through the gap in the curtains.

    15.4 deg in here today probably down to the expenditure of gas yesterday.

    I...
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    If he's speaking then the chances are it's all...

    If he's speaking then the chances are it's all lies.

    The buffoon doesn't even know how to behave at the Cenotaph.

    Remarkable.
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    Sticky: The next ep includes the finding of what they...

    The next ep includes the finding of what they think is the "90 foot stone", this being a stone that was found 90 feet down the money pit with an inscription more or less along the lines of "don't...
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    Sticky: This is the perennial situation with freezers and...

    This is the perennial situation with freezers and fridges.

    I've never got lower than about 6 inches deep in the chest freezer.

    Feck alone nose exactly wot's in there, left to me by the late...
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    Sticky: Done & dusted. I still can't reverse that...

    Done & dusted.

    I still can't reverse that fecking car for toffee. :eyes

    Observed in the scrap metal skip: set of cutlery of the sort that I'm still using, it being Sheffield, EPNS, etc.
    ...
  14. The 2000 uses core memory so I suppose if I was...

    The 2000 uses core memory so I suppose if I was incautious enough to string a mains supply down to the shed (thanks to the sparkies chopping off the existing cable down there), I could see if the one...
  15. The Hazeltine 2000 terminals connected to the...

    The Hazeltine 2000 terminals connected to the GA16-220 in Siliconix were 74 x 27 which made their replacement a bit inneresting in an awkward sort of way. :eyes

    After all, who needs lower case...
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    Sticky: I usually wait until it reaches 14 but since I'm...

    I usually wait until it reaches 14 but since I'm in here all the time, I succumbed to turning on some heat when it reached 16.:eyes

    The morning walk was accomplished without any undue...
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    Sticky: Both my in/out thermometers are delegated to...

    Both my in/out thermometers are delegated to monitoring the fridges.

    Though there is another one I could hoik the sensor out through a window in the unlikely event I could access that window, it...
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    Sticky: But, but, I thought things went better with...

    But, but, I thought things went better with Coke?:eyes:cool2:

    :wave: Morning all :wave:

    Currently sunny and dry with a simpsonsesque sort of sky (or rather the slice of sky visible through the...
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    Sticky: Didn't start ripping tiles/slates off & flinging...

    Didn't start ripping tiles/slates off & flinging said missiles at the plod?

    That's the usual approach. :eyes

    The evening's epic has been BTVS S5 E5 & 6 wherein we meet the S5 big bad, and Angel...
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    Sticky: :smokin

    <pffffft>

    :smokin <- put that light out or you'll kill us all.

    :smokin

    The roast lamb for lunch was nice enough.

    Overcooked & spoiled (or did something odd with the quantities) the rice...
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    Sticky: And back in time to watch the march past. The...

    And back in time to watch the march past.

    The MAMILs out in force.

    Lamb it is aroasting.

    Rice pud it is acooking.

    The bol is asimmering.
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    Sticky: Syphilis? :wave:Morning.:wave: CBS. ...

    Syphilis?

    :wave:Morning.:wave:

    CBS.

    Sunny.

    Not visibly frosty.
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    Sticky: It's always disturbing when that happens. :smokin...

    It's always disturbing when that happens. :smokin

    The evening's entertainment, unsurprisingly, consisted of BTVS S5 E3 & 4, with Angel S2 E3 & 4, with a bit of a step backwards to listen to the...
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    Sticky: It's quite unpleasantly cold, wet, and raw. ...

    It's quite unpleasantly cold, wet, and raw.

    Tea this evening was originally going to be spag bol, but since I couldn't be arsed to make the bol, despite it taking about half an hour, I've fallen...
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    Sticky: In the event it stopped raining and the sun came...

    In the event it stopped raining and the sun came out, suckering me into going for the aforementioned walk.:eyes

    It started raining again about halfway through, about a minute before I arrived at...
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    Sticky: I was born under a wondering star ...

    <sing> I was born under a wondering star </sing>

    :igmc:

    :smokin

    :wave:

    Byeeeee.
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    Sticky: Damply in with the hoi polloi. It's pissing...

    Damply in with the hoi polloi.

    It's pissing down out there.

    Currently wondering what to have for Sunday lunch. :smokin

    Wondering wtf is going on across the room.

    Wondering at the level of...
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    Sticky: :wave: Morning all :wave: Undry. Unwarm. ...

    :wave: Morning all :wave:

    Undry.

    Unwarm.

    Unsunny.

    You can tell that it's a Saturday just by looking at the weather. :eyes
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    Sticky: :bluelight: Evening all :bluelight: Did a bit...

    :bluelight: Evening all :bluelight:

    Did a bit of gardening this afternoon in the bright sunshine.

    Sheets dried nicely on the line & were finished off in the TD.

    Tea this evening was M&S...
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    Sticky: Bedsheets on line, cottons in TD. Shirts out...

    Bedsheets on line, cottons in TD.

    Shirts out of WM1 and denim & coloureds in instead.

    The cottons seem to be taking an age today. :eyes

    It reckoned it was 54 minutes before I went for my...
  31. Who is this "Zeity" of which you speak?:confused:...

    Who is this "Zeity" of which you speak?:confused:

    https://www.contractoruk.com/forums/general/129131-monday-links-bench-vol-cdli-2.html#post2578791

    See?
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    Sticky: :wave: In with the hoi polloi :wave: Mundane...

    :wave: In with the hoi polloi :wave:

    Mundane washings in WM1 and WM2.

    As if there's ever any washings that aren't mundane but there you goest.:eyes

    Since it's sunny I decided to wash the...
  33. It must be said that over the 14 years of...

    It must be said that over the 14 years of enduring Ye Sloughe of Desponde, the number of Esteemed Customers I would have offered a job is quite limited.

    A fair few of them would be hard pressed to...
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    Sticky: :wave: Morning all :wave: Sunny. Blue sky,...

    :wave: Morning all :wave:

    Sunny.

    Blue sky, very simpsonsesque fluffy white clouds over the other side of the valley boyo, there's tidy then.

    Colder.

    Dry.
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    Sticky: Now watching "Building Star Trek" on PBS. I...

    Now watching "Building Star Trek" on PBS.

    I wonder if that Zeity :alien: chap will turn up. :smokin

    ^^Yup, if briefly. :smokin
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    Sticky: Since it was a nice afternoon, all sunny like, a...

    Since it was a nice afternoon, all sunny like, a bit more gardening was indulged in, to whit, some of the brambles and gooseberry cutting were chopped up so they fitted in the green bags ready for...
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    Sticky: Down to Screwfix for a new hard hat & overalls? ...

    Down to Screwfix for a new hard hat & overalls?

    CBS again now, while I was out on my stagger up to the viewless point it clouded over and started to look quite threatening, thusly I change my...
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    Sticky: Still sunny here:glasses In with the hoi...

    Still sunny here:glasses

    In with the hoi polloi.

    The flatulent one managed not to gas us all this morning.
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    Sticky: Bright. Sunny. CBS. Colder. Early...

    Bright.

    Sunny.

    CBS.

    Colder.

    Early mist has risen.
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    Sticky: Getting close to the end of S4 BTVS and Angel S1...

    Getting close to the end of S4 BTVS and Angel S1 now.

    I'll save the rest for tomorrow's deluge.

    There's a Randolph Scott film on Retro but I think I'll give it a miss since the aspect ratio...
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    Sticky: In other news, the murrain of beasts has returned.

    In other news, the murrain of beasts has returned.
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    Sticky: Tea this evening was the last of Sunday's roast...

    Tea this evening was the last of Sunday's roast beef with carrots & onions.

    I went completely overboard with the amount of Marmite and hot smoked paprika but it was still pretty nice.

    Now...
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    Sticky: Lunch was baked beans on the crust of a Morrisons...

    Lunch was baked beans on the crust of a Morrisons pumpkin seed loaf toasted.

    It was very nice & all the better for being the crust.

    After which came some Freecell, followed by a stagger up to...
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    Sticky: Oh good. The net nanny won't let me look at...

    Oh good.

    The net nanny won't let me look at the wayback machine.

    Or anything about the tor browser.

    Though I can read stuff about the S&W 460 revolver should I wish.

    Enough of this...
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    Sticky: :wave: In with the hoi polloi. :wave: The...

    :wave: In with the hoi polloi. :wave:

    The flatulent one shared his flatus as he sat down.

    Happily enough, at the other end of the room. :D

    Have I shared the tragic news that the little...
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    Sticky: Don't shoot until you see the whites of their...

    Don't shoot until you see the whites of their eyes, Carruthers, old chap.

    Those damned drums, what?

    :wave: Morning all :wave:

    Grey.

    White sky.
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    Sticky: Reminds me of a chap I worked with who looked up...

    Reminds me of a chap I worked with who looked up on one November 5th and got hit in the eye by one of those helicopter things you could get back in the day.

    Blinded in one eye as a result.

    TV...
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    Further to this, the obnoxious Gove was on Today...

    Further to this, the obnoxious Gove was on Today this morning.

    I had to turn the wireless off before the urge to terminate him with extreme prejudice became unbearable. :smokin

    It was so bad...
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    Sticky: Bit of a long way to go for some fish since the...

    Bit of a long way to go for some fish since the nearest one is in Cardiff.

    The bonfire has consumed the unwanted detritus though it's choked on the assorted brambles and such like.

    I can't be...
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    Sticky: Preparations made for the Strangelove bonfire. ...

    Preparations made for the Strangelove bonfire.

    Plenty of vanities to go up in smoke today, including a fair amount from next door that I rather over generously cleared out of various overflowing...
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