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People who park their car half on the kerb then leave their bin out beside it leaving no room to use the foot path at all.  Never used to mind it until o was pushing a pram about, now…well good luck picking up your bin.

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21 hours ago, Captain Turdseye said:

Got a £30 fine through the post for allegedly entering a bus lane in Cambridge a week or two ago. They’ve changed the road layout for dropping off/picking up at the train station. I missed the turn and did a u-turn about 3 seconds later but they’re sneakily claiming I was in a bus lane. 
 

Knobheads have even mocked up pictures of me driving my car on a road that has ‘BUS LANE’ painted on it in bright yellow. It’s fucking outrageous. 

 

Send them a photo of your face and then might let you off.

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4 minutes ago, Trumo said:

 

Send them a photo of your face and then might let you off.

Yeah they'll assume he lives in a tent off the M11 

 

 

 

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20 minutes ago, Captain Turdseye said:

Not naming any names but there’s people in this thread that are blinded by envy because I drive a Peugeot and they don’t. 
 

It’s just sad.  

 

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46 minutes ago, Captain Turdseye said:

Not naming any names but there’s people in this thread that are blinded by envy because I drive a Peugeot and they don’t. 
 

It’s just sad.  


2008? 

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5 minutes ago, lifetime fan said:


2008? 


2011. Bluetooth stereo. Panoramic sunroof. Alloy wheels. Leather interior. 
 

GrippingAcademicLeopardseal-size_restric
 

 

Bought it two and a half years ago and it’s now worth a quarter of what I paid for it. 

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1 hour ago, Captain Turdseye said:


2011. Bluetooth stereo. Panoramic sunroof. Alloy wheels. Leather interior. 
 

GrippingAcademicLeopardseal-size_restric
 

 

Bought it two and a half years ago and it’s now worth a quarter of what I paid for it. 

“Profit on that”

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Seeing all the pictures of medal winners at the Olympics (or elsewhere, at whatever competition) biting their medals. FUCK OFF! This is more a sports photographers' request, for the 'money shot' pic. However, as a former pro photographer, myself, (general, not sports) I used to abhor such cliches. The athletes themselves, usually don't have a clue what it's all about, except for the fact that it's seemingly just what you do when you win a medal.

 

This is as much about annoying, tiresome stereotypes of poses for photos as it is the biting of medals which is just one example. Another is, when taking a photograph of a boxer, in any context or situation, it is seemingly obligatory for them to have their hands raised in front of them, in a defensive position.

 

 

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This annoyed me.

 

An odd story broke yesterday morning about Google co-founder Larry Page having been in New Zealand so his son could have medical treatment. Stuff's George Block chased down how that was possible with the closed border, and after initial official denials, it later emerged that the 6th richest person on the planet holds New Zealand permanent residency. Many other details of the story remain a mystery, including whether Page spent two weeks in MIQ. On the subject, I thought this was an interesting column from the NZ Herald's (paywalled) Chris Keall, who noted the multi-billionaire's family probably benefited from our free healthcare system. 

It does slightly stick in my craw that Page has benefited from our infrastructure at a time when his company has moved quite assertively to minimise its tax exposure in New Zealand (Page stepped down as chief executive of Google's corporate parent Alphabet in 2019, but is still a director and a major shareholder with around US$120 billion worth of stock).

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On 03/08/2021 at 18:17, Captain Turdseye said:

Not naming any names but there’s people in this thread that are blinded by envy because I drive a Peugeot and they don’t. 
 

It’s just sad.  

I won't believe it until I see a picture of your key fob.

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Parking a long way from the entrance to the supermarket and sneering at all those that try and get as close as they possibly can as I casually stroll across the car park........only to get to the shop and realise that I have left my wallet in the car 

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Printers.

 

They are the technology version of a workshy, moaning cunt. Any slight issue and they refuse to work.

 

"The papers at a slight angle, I'm not using that."

 

"There's a miniscule bit of dust, I demand it's wiped before I do anything."

 

"Everything's fine, I just can't be arsed working today so fuck off. You can run all the diagnostics you want but I'm still not doing anything."

 

 

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1 hour ago, Elite said:

Printers.

 

They are the technology version of a workshy, moaning cunt. Any slight issue and they refuse to work.

 

"The papers at a slight angle, I'm not using that."

 

"There's a miniscule bit of dust, I demand it's wiped before I do anything."

 

"Everything's fine, I just can't be arsed working today so fuck off. You can run all the diagnostics you want but I'm still not doing anything."

 

 

 

“it looks like you are using ink that didn’t cost the same as crushed diamonds and mermaid tears. So no printing for you dickhead”

 

or when there’s no magenta ink so it won’t print a Word document that’s all just black text. 

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2 hours ago, Elite said:

Printers.

 

They are the technology version of a workshy, moaning cunt. Any slight issue and they refuse to work.

 

"The papers at a slight angle, I'm not using that."

 

"There's a miniscule bit of dust, I demand it's wiped before I do anything."

 

"Everything's fine, I just can't be arsed working today so fuck off. You can run all the diagnostics you want but I'm still not doing anything."

 

 

 

 

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44 minutes ago, markcd said:

 

“it looks like you are using ink that didn’t cost the same as crushed diamonds and mermaid tears. So no printing for you dickhead”

 

or when there’s no magenta ink so it won’t print a Word document that’s all just black text. 

Fucking magenta and cyan - bastard printers making up their own colours.

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2 hours ago, Elite said:

Printers.

 

They are the technology version of a workshy, moaning cunt. Any slight issue and they refuse to work.

 

"The papers at a slight angle, I'm not using that."

 

"There's a miniscule bit of dust, I demand it's wiped before I do anything."

 

"Everything's fine, I just can't be arsed working today so fuck off. You can run all the diagnostics you want but I'm still not doing anything."

 

 

You earlier

 

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My HP printer now refuses to print wirelessly from my laptop, but works fine with the other laptops in the house. I haven't changed a thing, and yet I can only get the damned thing to print by connecting the cable.

 

Trying to find a solution is a massive ballache too. Either they think the problem is that none of the devices are connecting, or their solution basically involves a complete rebuild of your computer, the printer, the router, your mains supply...

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53 minutes ago, stringvest said:

What a band name that is. 

Ha.


‘How would you like to pay for your ticket tonight, sir?’

 

‘Through the fucking nose, please’.

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