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Forum: Advice 11-07-2014, 17:13
Replies: 73
Views: 2,562
Posted By thefairydandy
You have my sympathies - I have a terrible time...

You have my sympathies - I have a terrible time getting enough sleep sometimes. I apologise in advance if any advice is repeated, because I know how frustrating it is when people say the same things...
Forum: General Discussion 11-07-2014, 16:48
Replies: 105
Views: 3,063
Posted By thefairydandy
Well, maybe think about it this way - your work...

Well, maybe think about it this way - your work occupies (for argument's sake) 40 hours a week. But then you also need to prepare and commute - say a minimum of an hour a day, so 45 hours a week.

If...
Forum: General Discussion 11-07-2014, 15:20
Replies: 105
Views: 3,063
Posted By thefairydandy
Thanks, though I suspect it will fall upon deaf...

Thanks, though I suspect it will fall upon deaf ears!
Forum: General Discussion 11-07-2014, 14:09
Replies: 105
Views: 3,063
Posted By thefairydandy
Not realy something people tend to care to...

Not realy something people tend to care to explain to someone with such a sneering and dismissive attitude, but here goes...

My job involves complex and detailed work on a variety of different...
Forum: General Discussion 11-07-2014, 13:40
Replies: 100
Views: 3,100
Posted By thefairydandy
I keep close eye on my sopping budget, and...

I keep close eye on my sopping budget, and basket for basket, Aldi comes up cheapest almost every time. But that's MY basket, which isn't relavent to anyone else's basket. I think of Aldi as like...
Forum: General Discussion 11-07-2014, 12:05
Replies: 114
Views: 2,536
Posted By thefairydandy
I don't know a single person who bats an eyelid...

I don't know a single person who bats an eyelid at their student debt. By student debts, I mean the normal debts you accrue fom your fees loan and your living expenses loan. I know some people who...
Forum: General Discussion 11-07-2014, 09:00
Replies: 172
Views: 5,655
Posted By thefairydandy
My dad is the softest, kindest most loving man I...

My dad is the softest, kindest most loving man I know. He has no children to fuss over now so he's spoiling the cat.

The result is me - a functioning adult with a good job, good savings because I...
Forum: General Discussion 08-07-2014, 10:12
Replies: 33
Views: 816
Posted By thefairydandy
Well how about this then - everyone is allowed a...

Well how about this then - everyone is allowed a freebie accident where they are mostly at fault in their chosen pursuit, be it drinking, skiing, driving, cycling, whatever. The second time they come...
Forum: Advice 08-07-2014, 09:41
Replies: 20
Views: 2,173
Posted By thefairydandy
So let me get this straight, you have a problem...

So let me get this straight, you have a problem with men you view as attractive being with women you (for obvious reasons) don't find attractive. You have a problem with people's politics. You have a...
Forum: General Discussion 07-07-2014, 12:14
Replies: 71
Views: 1,708
Posted By thefairydandy
I wholeheartedly agree. I find it very rude in...

I wholeheartedly agree.

I find it very rude in fact when people ignore the 'leave me/us alone' signals and persist even though I'm clearly not interested. I was working on a train trip home once,...
Forum: General Discussion 07-07-2014, 11:36
Replies: 649
Views: 12,674
Posted By thefairydandy
I think you're being a little bit unfair with...

I think you're being a little bit unfair with that particular example. If I went back into my old work now after four years left and had just read someone's task list when all of a sudden they bolted...
Forum: Advice 04-07-2014, 12:08
Replies: 12
Views: 951
Posted By thefairydandy
I'm going to assume you just mean energy bills...

I'm going to assume you just mean energy bills here, for the purpose of this.

If the second bedroom is merely for extra space to be used occasionally for guests in a flat, then it should cost you...
Forum: General Discussion 04-07-2014, 11:24
Replies: 47
Views: 1,169
Posted By thefairydandy
For me, the point of camping isn't about doing...

For me, the point of camping isn't about doing things 'rough' it's about doing things 'simple'. You don't have to be uncomfortable to have a simple time.

Just having a quick shower and not arsing...
Forum: Advice 01-07-2014, 16:26
Replies: 16
Views: 1,997
Posted By thefairydandy
If you're worried, I'd try and stick to a small...

If you're worried, I'd try and stick to a small group from the 15 all night, and not worry too much about keeping tabs on everyone at all times. Don't wander off with someone you find attractive and...
Forum: Advice 29-06-2014, 11:41
Replies: 7
Views: 781
Posted By thefairydandy
Ok, I do live in Birmingham. I've never seen...

Ok, I do live in Birmingham. I've never seen these magical 1.50 tickets to travel that distance, and the lowest fares are usually only available very far in advance and no car dealer is going to...
Forum: Advice 27-06-2014, 12:02
Replies: 36
Views: 1,961
Posted By thefairydandy
A good way to get him into exercise then would be...

A good way to get him into exercise then would be to get an exercise bike that he can use in the comfort of his own home, and have him pay you a set amount of money for every day he doesn't use it....
Forum: General Discussion 26-06-2014, 16:40
Replies: 45
Views: 2,437
Posted By thefairydandy
I think David Cameron would disagree with you...

I think David Cameron would disagree with you there. Plenty of people make stupid judgements or errors such of this which they either remember in time or don't have a big impact, and yes that...
Forum: General Discussion 26-06-2014, 14:34
Replies: 465
Views: 24,956
Posted By thefairydandy
Yes - I don't know about you Benjamini, but...

Yes - I don't know about you Benjamini, but Savile was before my time popularity-wise, and I can't see any compelling power that he had personally to wield over so many different agencies.

If...
Forum: General Discussion 26-06-2014, 14:24
Replies: 34
Views: 1,529
Posted By thefairydandy
Me and my OH have this arrangement where he...

Me and my OH have this arrangement where he forces me to write a list (which I hate because I'm not the kind of person who likes to make demands for gifts). I also pepper my discussions from Sept...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 25-06-2014, 21:50
Replies: 80
Views: 28,387
Posted By thefairydandy
A guy at my work was talking about that advert...

A guy at my work was talking about that advert with the Hollyoak's actors in it, saying it was making normal innocent things seem controlling and abusive. He actually thinks it's normal that his wife...
Forum: General Discussion 22-06-2014, 13:26
Replies: 190
Views: 5,041
Posted By thefairydandy
Other drivers getting frustrated and acting badly...

Other drivers getting frustrated and acting badly is in no way the fault of an unconfident driver, and it's in no way acceptable to pass off there driving faults as being caused by other drivers....
Forum: General Discussion 22-06-2014, 12:42
Replies: 48
Views: 1,725
Posted By thefairydandy
Well of course it does. All I said was that you...

Well of course it does. All I said was that you could have an income to live on for life that would be adequate, or that alternatively, they could use it as a financial back up and do whatever they...
Forum: General Discussion 22-06-2014, 12:23
Replies: 190
Views: 5,041
Posted By thefairydandy
My colleague has a frightening degree of...

My colleague has a frightening degree of overconfidence, especially for someone who has had two accidents in his first year of driving. He failed his test first time and had on problem regaling us...
Forum: Advice 22-06-2014, 11:46
Replies: 17
Views: 1,743
Posted By thefairydandy
Wait, so the middle aged people doing things and...

Wait, so the middle aged people doing things and meeting each other are boring, and the 20 year old with no hobbies except clubbing is the interesting one who's too good for the boring village?

It's...
Forum: General Discussion 22-06-2014, 11:13
Replies: 48
Views: 1,725
Posted By thefairydandy
Me too :-) My favourite morons-win-the-lottery...

Me too :-)

My favourite morons-win-the-lottery story was a couple who won something like 3m, then bought a 700k house, sent their kids to a 10k a term private school. He bought a small fleet of...
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