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    Sticky: "10 bob" :rollin: Are you me? :rollin: ...

    "10 bob" :rollin:

    Are you me? :rollin:

    :oldgit:

    I recall confusing someone by saying a spanner (or whatever) was 30 bob. :D
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    I'm thinking of taking up pure collection.

    Very popular in Victorian times.

    Dunno what the demand for the product is like though.

    These days it mostly comes ready wrapped. :eyes
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    Sticky: :wave: There's the walk/stagger up to the...

    :wave: There's the walk/stagger up to the viewless point done for the day.

    I must be getting old coz back in the day it used to be limited by shortness of breath and heart rate.

    Now it's...
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    Sticky: :wave: In with Ye Hoi Polloi :wave: Busier...

    :wave: In with Ye Hoi Polloi :wave:

    Busier this morning: 5 including the farter.
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    Sticky: Bastards! So that's where my copy went. :mad ...

    Bastards! So that's where my copy went. :mad

    :wave: Morning all if all there be :wave:

    Dry.

    Hints of blue in the sky.

    Notsocold at 17.3 deg in here this morning.
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    Sticky: Following the trip down the dump with the 4 bags...

    Following the trip down the dump with the 4 bags of greenwaste, the remains of the heap were turned over with the garden fork, revealing one very large and very irritated toad, a medium size...
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    Sticky: Apparently it has to stay here until the oil runs...

    Apparently it has to stay here until the oil runs out.:smokin

    Walk walked up to the viewless point.

    Stone me that wind is bracing. Brrrrrrr.

    Confirmed by observation of two gentlement that...
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    Sticky: Stocks of M&S chunky breaded haddock duly...

    Stocks of M&S chunky breaded haddock duly replenished this very morning. :D

    It's quite cold out there at the moment.

    The wind is like a knife.

    Off out for my stagger up to the viewless point...
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    Sticky: That would assume that the blonde buffoon is that...

    That would assume that the blonde buffoon is that switched on. :eyes

    :wave: In with the hoi polloi :wave:


    Very sparse attendance this morning, there's exactly two people in here & one of them...
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    He's got my vote!

    He's got my vote!
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    Sick of politicians. :smokin ...

    Sick of politicians. :smokin


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MvHtfoqcDss
  12. I've been watching far too much BTVS. They are...

    I've been watching far too much BTVS.

    They are both vampires aren't they? :confused:
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    Yes. That's the one. As run by The Lying...

    Yes.

    That's the one.

    As run by The Lying Tory Bastards (tm).
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    Sticky: And so it transpired: BTVS S6 E1&2 (all one ep on...

    And so it transpired: BTVS S6 E1&2 (all one ep on the dvd), Angel S2 E21 & E22 & the special features.

    Oddly Angel S2 E22 wouldn't play on the dvd player I normally use for it (being a man with...
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    Sticky: Yet another trip down the dump with 4 bags of...

    Yet another trip down the dump with 4 bags of "green" waste.

    It's mostly brown or black in reality.

    When I came back I turned the remaining pile over with a fork to dry it out a bit.

    I...
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    Sticky: Better to live in hope than die in despair. :eyes...

    Better to live in hope than die in despair. :eyes

    M&S was totally fishless, no haddock, cod, plaice or anyfeckingthing else.

    Happily Morrisons had stock of the pumpkin seed bread. :eyes
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    Sticky: :wave: In with the hoi polloi. :wave: Quite...

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

    Quite chilly on the way down to town.

    Brrrrrrr.

    Still sunless.

    :wave: Byeeee :wave:
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    Sticky: :wave: Morning all :wave: Grey. Dry. ...

    :wave: Morning all :wave:

    Grey.

    Dry.

    Overcast.

    Cold.
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    Sticky: And thusly did it tranpire: BTVS S5 E20, 21, & 22...

    And thusly did it tranpire: BTVS S5 E20, 21, & 22 wherein Buffy dies and saves the world again, whilst Angel S2 E20 involves the portal to Lorne's world and other shenanigans of a transdimensional...
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    Sticky: Tea, as predicted, was more of yesterday's roast...

    Tea, as predicted, was more of yesterday's roast beef.

    I really should have cut that piece in half.

    Nice enough. Just realised I forgot the horseradish again. :eyes

    Rounded off with 1.05...
  21. Do you find the sunglasses of use when you take a...

    Do you find the sunglasses of use when you take a dump?

    Just askin' like. :eyes
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    Sticky: Two trips down the dump with green(ish) waste. ...

    Two trips down the dump with green(ish) waste.

    8 bags gone to the great skip in Briton Ferry.

    Knackered now.:tired:zzzz:

    Once I've had my tea it'll be time for more BTVS S5 and Angel S2.
    ...
  23. I wonder how much those space grade analogue...

    I wonder how much those space grade analogue switches made by Siliconix cost.

    Final test, qc tests at 25 deg C, -55 deg C, +125 deg C, datalog preburnin, burnin, datalog post burnin, vibration...
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    Sticky: I thought you'd told 'em to feck off? Nice...

    I thought you'd told 'em to feck off?

    Nice walk up to the viewless point this morning.

    It seemed steeper than usual or I'm more fecked up than usual.

    It was certainly a lot colder than...
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    Sticky: As opposed to my ever growing job list that has...

    As opposed to my ever growing job list that has no deadline and thusly never gets done.

    Ho hum.
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    Opera? How to Install Latest Opera 51 Browser...

    Opera?

    How to Install Latest Opera 51 Browser in Linux
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    Sticky: :wave: In with the hoi polloi :wave: There's...

    :wave: In with the hoi polloi :wave:

    There's some poor sod been sent here by the JobCentre+ bollocks to be taught how to use a computer to job search.

    Lovely blue sky and sunshine today.

    The...
  28. Life imitating art: You're Goddamn Right! ...

    Life imitating art: You're Goddamn Right!

    ‘Breaking Bad’ Wanna-be’s Busted For Creating An Arkansas Meth Lab

    :rollin:


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dy_DASt7hDs
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    "The search for the Manchurian Candidate" by John...

    "The search for the Manchurian Candidate" by John Marks.
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    Sticky: The telex machine is kept too clean :freaky:...

    The telex machine is kept too clean :freaky: :eyes

    :wave:Morning all :wave:

    Dry.

    Sunny.

    Frosty.
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    "Hunting the Nazi Bomb: The Special Forces...

    "Hunting the Nazi Bomb: The Special Forces Mission to Sabotage Hitler's Deadliest Weapon" by Damien Lewis.
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    Sticky: Carrots & onions? :eyes So that's BTVS S5 E18...

    Carrots & onions? :eyes

    So that's BTVS S5 E18 & 19, Angel S2 E18 & 19.

    Now watching some thing on BBC4 about the worlds of Ursula K. Le Guin.

    I suspect the only thing of hers that I've read...
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    Sticky: ^^^It's always a plus to find that there are...

    ^^^It's always a plus to find that there are people about who make me look relatively sane. :eyes

    It's a bit of a panacea. :eyes

    :wave:

    Tea this evening was the poached tomato and scrambled...
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    Sticky: Which was nice enough in its way. :ind Off to...

    Which was nice enough in its way. :ind

    Off to do the Sunday shopping trip to Tesco and Morrisons.

    The house was roughly and swiftly vacced as is my wont these days.:ind



    Sun's still...
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    Sticky: There's some scouse actor person on DID this...

    There's some scouse actor person on DID this morning.

    I didn't like any of his music choices, plus I've never heard of the fecker.

    The switch off is about to happen when the strains of ISIHAC...
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    Sticky: :wave: Morning all if all there be :wave: ...

    :wave: Morning all if all there be :wave:

    Grey.

    Foggy!.

    Hints of blue sky.

    Bit warmer in here this morning at 17.4 deg.
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    Sticky: For which relief much thanks. :eyes So that's...

    For which relief much thanks. :eyes

    So that's BTVS S5 E16 & 17, Angel S2 E16 & 17 done & dusted.

    As it were.

    Harmony turned up in Angel.
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    Sticky: Tea this evening was spag bol, the bol being of...

    Tea this evening was spag bol, the bol being of last week's manufacture.

    I thought I'd got the chili con carne by mistake judging by the heat of it, but it really was bol.

    Rounded off with 1.05...
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    Sticky: Om. Following the walk up to the viewless...

    Om.

    Following the walk up to the viewless point, a little more "gardening" transpired, inasmuch as more of the pile of detritus got put into the 4 green waste bags ready for a trip down the dump...
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    Sticky: Aye, not to mention the money I've saved on ink...

    Aye, not to mention the money I've saved on ink for an A3 HP inkjet that was taken out of the box, connected to a PC and that's as far as it ever went. :eyes

    The idea was it would print A3...
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    Sticky: 3 year? Pah! That's nothing. I've got a PLC...

    3 year?

    Pah! That's nothing.

    I've got a PLC upstairs that StrangeloveLtd bought in 1999 for no readily apparent reason.

    It's still in the box. :smokin

    There's a VHS/dvd recorder thingie...
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    Sticky: Haven't dusted in ages, mostly because everything...

    Haven't dusted in ages, mostly because everything has something else on top of it.

    I moved into this tuliphole of mine a year last April and the extremely expensive hifi is sitting on shelves as...
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    Being an :oldgit: I remember well the 2 year wait...

    Being an :oldgit: I remember well the 2 year wait for a phone installation.

    Then the phone was installed but no connection to the exchange.

    That took another 6 months and a complaint then we...
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    Trying very hard to remember when the UK...

    Trying very hard to remember when the UK nationally coordinated anything.:oldgit:
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    :rollin: Now we'll never know. Oh dear, how...

    :rollin: Now we'll never know.

    Oh dear, how sad, never mind.
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    Sticky: Me too, the limits of my viewing are the Oak...

    Me too, the limits of my viewing are the Oak Island nutjobs and Dr Pimplepopper.

    The rest of it is dvds.

    Sky sent me a "come back to Sky for £14" thing this morning that got ripped up.

    In...
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    Wasn't she the one in that little wooden box with...

    Wasn't she the one in that little wooden box with the gps lock?

    I thought it quite cruel really. :eyes
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    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nzIdLB0ZX68
  49. Old age is a real bitch. :( :oldgit: There's...

    Old age is a real bitch. :( :oldgit:

    There's pills for that now.
  50. BOGOF! What's not to like. :D

    BOGOF!

    What's not to like. :D
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