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    I remember this cover causing a furore back in...

    I remember this cover causing a furore back in the day
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  2. "Pieces of Eight" and "Aarh Jim Lad" are about...

    "Pieces of Eight" and "Aarh Jim Lad" are about the extent of my talking like a pirate repertoire.

    Maybe I should just go into Bristol and get smashed in the Llandoger Trow to mark International...
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    Menzi

    Menzi
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    Not according to the woman that spoke to me.

    Not according to the woman that spoke to me.
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    Kenny Wayne Shepherd - Dark Side of Love. ...

    Kenny Wayne Shepherd - Dark Side of Love.

    Great number. Gonna have to check out more of these younger generation bluesmen. I mean, there's Bonamassa but this guy's amazing.
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    So it's 600 Euro pd and you don't get time off...

    So it's 600 Euro pd and you don't get time off paid.

    Accommodation is provided but it's probably hot bunking with big Cletus from the US Marine Corps.

    And you only get 1 return flight per year....
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    No. It's real.

    No. It's real.
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    Afghanistan

    Been approached about a dev role in Afghanistan with NATO.

    Role is based at Bagram Air Base and you work on a 6 week on / 6 week off basis.

    Anyone else worked out of there or looked into it?...
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    Contractors that live further afield are getting...

    Contractors that live further afield are getting 2 days WFH. Just 20 minutes across the levels for me so 5 days on site is no skin off my nose.
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    They're pretty random over this side of the...

    They're pretty random over this side of the Bristol Channel but looking across to the other side it looks like you boys have definitely taken one for the team on that score.
  11. Thread: JLM

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    JLM? Thought it was a boy band...

    JLM? Thought it was a boy band...
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    I do have to wonder about random wind turbines...

    I do have to wonder about random wind turbines dotted across the countryside.

    Just seems like a way for farmers / renewable energy cos to cream money off the govt via subsidies.
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    Oh I bet you've got your Yankee Candles all...

    Oh I bet you've got your Yankee Candles all lined up round yours :wink
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    I've had a blank screen a few times since...

    I've had a blank screen a few times since yesterday.
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    It's not always bad luck. I won the premium...

    It's not always bad luck.


    I won the premium bonds on Friday 13th when I was 13 :smile

    Only £50 but that was a lot of money to me back then and I went out and got me a Hang Ten skateboard with...
  16. Are councils institutionally corrupt or...

    Are councils institutionally corrupt or incompetent?

    My recent experience:

    6 weeks of missed recycling bin collections and they lost my garden waste collection payment even though I have a...
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    I was talking about my bad back and now you've...

    I was talking about my bad back and now you've taken us off on one of your inneresting tangents.
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    Ruined by assguru :eyes

    Ruined by assguru :eyes
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    He said it would be 8 weeks before they'd...

    He said it would be 8 weeks before they'd consider an MRI scan.

    My brother had cauda equina syndrome that was left untreated for weeks until he finally got a GP to refer him to a specialist who...
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    Glad it worked out ok for you. I've got a...

    Glad it worked out ok for you.

    I've got a similar (less serious) issue. Have done my back in and lost the feeling in my left leg.

    Doctor: "We can't refer you for an MRI until you've had the...
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    Shame. I thought he did a cracking version of...

    Shame. I thought he did a cracking version of When a Man Loves a Woman. Pony tail was a bit naff though.
  22. Told someone at the council to FOAD because they...

    Told someone at the council to FOAD because they missed my bin collection for the 5TH WEEK RUNNING :tantrum:
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    What stopped them taking it? Not the best rate...

    What stopped them taking it?

    Not the best rate I've been on but only a 20 minute drive for me which makes it my shortest ever commute for a contract.

    A no brainer really.
  24. What is the top level of the highest car park in...

    What is the top level of the highest car park in the world?
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    Hmmm....... inneresting.

    Hmmm....... inneresting.
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    Nope. I am helping to reboot Britain's ailing...

    Nope. I am helping to reboot Britain's ailing shoe manufacturing industry.
  27. What interests me is her onward overland journey...

    What interests me is her onward overland journey to Santiago and how she's going to get around the Darien Gap. She may find she's got some interesting fellow travellers.
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    Boomed

    Almost a dream gig this one in terms of location. 3 monther down on the Somerset Levels & it doesn't start until September so I get to put my feet up for another 3 weeks :-)
  29. ...and you can follow Greta's progress here...

    ...and you can follow Greta's progress here
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    Wim121

    Wim121
  31. Thread: Sofa

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    I am the heaven I am the water Ich bin der...

    I am the heaven
    I am the water
    Ich bin der Dreck unter deinen Walzen
    (Oh no, whip it on me, honey!)
    Ich bin dein geheimer Schmutz
    Und verlorenes Metallgeld
    (Metallgeld)
    Ich bin deine Ritze...
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    It's a pop up venue these days but the original...

    It's a pop up venue these days but the original James Room was the cafeteria of the Colmers (later Owen Owen) department store up Union Street. Over the years, all the great and the good of the time...
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    A good kicking but he wussed out.

    A good kicking but he wussed out.
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    Fack off Churchy. I should have taken you out...

    Fack off Churchy. I should have taken you out round the back of the Steam Railway when I had the chance.
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    Well I don't think the name referred to his nose...

    Well I don't think the name referred to his nose
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    Celebrities at Large

    Seated opposite me in Bath's legendary James Room this afternoon:

    https://alchetron.com/cdn/doc-cox-7e595ae2-371f-4bbb-a73e-9a3f8f499d1-resize-750.jpeg

    Made me laugh because my old grandmother...
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    https://i.scdn.co/image/0d561dd861e471d6082c6caac1...

    https://i.scdn.co/image/0d561dd861e471d6082c6caac195e15c7ec3ca55

    I don't know if any of you are into the Hotel Costes collections but this would sit very well within that vibe.
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    Congrats :banana:

    Congrats :banana:
  39. Taiwanese men pull 747 with their weiners...

    Taiwanese men pull 747 with their weiners
  40. Didn't a team of chinese blokes once do this with...

    Didn't a team of chinese blokes once do this with rope tied round their jolly bags?
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    Any relation of Bob Anderson, The Limestone...

    Any relation of Bob Anderson, The Limestone Cowboy?
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    Among other things, I am inspecting the valley of...

    Among other things, I am inspecting the valley of my ex MIL's guttering.
  43. Interesting question. Yes, as KDW says - big...

    Interesting question.

    Yes, as KDW says - big egos, huge pressure to deliver and long hours.

    I like working for small companies though, especially when you are the only IT bod because they tell...
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    Hook, line and sinker:winker:

    Hook, line and sinker:winker:
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    https://www.mgccyregister.co.uk/wp-content/uploads...

    https://www.mgccyregister.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2013/07/XPAGD13pleasepass1b.jpg
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    Donald Fagen - New Frontier. Great little number...

    Donald Fagen - New Frontier. Great little number that one :smokin:
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    Have you considered going 'bent? You'll sure turn...

    Have you considered going 'bent? You'll sure turn heads on one of these:

    http://www.alfredsaws.de/img/streamer_re.jpg
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    It's mind boggling how people who go to an...

    It's mind boggling how people who go to an ostensibly green festival commit such acts of eco vandalism. I went up Pennard Hill on the Monday following Glastonbury and there was literally a sea of...
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    I've been in East Knoyle all day. We could all...

    I've been in East Knoyle all day. We could all have had a dust up at Mere services :wink
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    Ever tried a Witch's Hat ? - It's a normal cornet...

    Ever tried a Witch's Hat ? - It's a normal cornet with an ice lolly embedded upside down into the ice cream. Retro thing apparently but I dont remember those growing up.
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