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Forum: General Discussion Today, 09:30
Replies: 16
Views: 311
Posted By Starpuss
You should definitely get a reminder nearer the...

You should definitely get a reminder nearer the date if they give them that far in advance. 18 months! :o Surely that would cost much less than the cost of the missed appointment!

My mother has...
Forum: General Discussion Today, 09:26
Replies: 132
Views: 3,646
Posted By Starpuss
If someone said to me they have multiple pets I'd...

If someone said to me they have multiple pets I'd think something like a couple of cats and a dog. Not all those rodents.
Forum: General Discussion Today, 09:22
Replies: 16
Views: 311
Posted By Starpuss
I agree it must be easy to forget if you are...

I agree it must be easy to forget if you are given an appointment months in advance. In those cases you should be sent a reminder.

You can't make appointments in advance at my GPs so it's a bit...
Forum: General Discussion Today, 08:44
Replies: 16
Views: 311
Posted By Starpuss
I don't understand who does this either...

I don't understand who does this either :confused:

It's so difficult to get an appointment in the first place!

Perhaps it's circumstances like my daughter had recently where she made an appointment...
Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 19:39
Replies: 129
Views: 3,819
Posted By Starpuss
Thank you :) That's very kind of you. I had the...

Thank you :) That's very kind of you.

I had the same experience a few years ago. I was ill and couldn't work for a year. When I was well again I looked for work and was willing to take anything. I...
Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 19:33
Replies: 87
Views: 2,634
Posted By Starpuss
Just when you think they can't sink any lower....

Just when you think they can't sink any lower. :(>:(
Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 16:34
Replies: 129
Views: 3,819
Posted By Starpuss
Or family commitments. We were living abroad and...

Or family commitments. We were living abroad and came back partly for my daughter's schooling and partly because my elderly mother lost her sight.
Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 16:31
Replies: 6
Views: 321
Posted By Starpuss
They don't want foreigners looking too closely at...

They don't want foreigners looking too closely at the flat roofed pubs. From the top? That's fine. View of the front? No chance matey.
Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 16:03
Replies: 129
Views: 3,819
Posted By Starpuss
I'm looking into self-employed work I can do from...

I'm looking into self-employed work I can do from home after I am made redundant. It's very unlikely I'll be able to travel to a workplace 5 days a week (I'm not able to do it now but thankfully I...
Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 13:03
Replies: 3,273
Views: 77,480
Posted By Starpuss
Wow :o:o I didn't see this when I posted and I...

Wow :o:o I didn't see this when I posted and I was joking but blimey!

:D:D
Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 13:02
Replies: 3,273
Views: 77,480
Posted By Starpuss
Now it's highlighting the belief that if you bang...

Now it's highlighting the belief that if you bang on about something entirely made up for long enough someone will start thinking it might not be complete boll(y)ocks.

Obviously we're not at that...
Forum: Advice Yesterday, 12:51
Replies: 11
Views: 844
Posted By Starpuss
Blimey! What a coincidence :D Better yet though...

Blimey! What a coincidence :D

Better yet though I will send you my bank details and you can transfer the fiver...or better yet 5000. You know how costly Siberia can be.

Is this your problem OP?...
Forum: Advice Yesterday, 12:39
Replies: 11
Views: 844
Posted By Starpuss
The OP reads a bit like those emails you get when...

The OP reads a bit like those emails you get when someone's account is hacked.

We're stranded in Siberia and have had our wallets stolen. Please send us money.

:D:o
Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 11:52
Replies: 129
Views: 3,819
Posted By Starpuss
I wouldn't bite. That poster invariably come into...

I wouldn't bite. That poster invariably come into these type of threads and posts something similar.
Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 11:08
Replies: 129
Views: 3,819
Posted By Starpuss
I'll be looking for a new job soon as I am going...

I'll be looking for a new job soon as I am going to be made redundant :(

I am not feeling hopeful as I am 50 and disabled.
Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 08:17
Replies: 42
Views: 1,291
Posted By Starpuss
Yes, I noticed that. I didn't see any reason for...

Yes, I noticed that. I didn't see any reason for the thread to be closed and it was a valid topic. It was odd.
Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 08:12
Replies: 28
Views: 981
Posted By Starpuss
One of the easiest ways I style my hair (well,...

One of the easiest ways I style my hair (well, style might be a bit of an overstatement :D) is to divide it into 2 section and twist each one away from my face. I then tie them in a knot at the base...
Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 07:57
Replies: 168
Views: 5,127
Posted By Starpuss
Your poor friend :( He has my sympathies. It's...

Your poor friend :( He has my sympathies.

It's very much individual situations. There isn't just one way of being. Depression, like cancer I suppose, has many different causes and symptoms.

I...
Forum: General Discussion 01-07-2015, 19:47
Replies: 168
Views: 5,127
Posted By Starpuss
I think those people who are saying they should...

I think those people who are saying they should not be allowed to chose her own death are also people who think life is worth living.

But consider for a moment those of us who don't feel that way....
Forum: General Discussion 01-07-2015, 16:46
Replies: 10
Views: 492
Posted By Starpuss
It's always good to have a hobby isn't it?

It's always good to have a hobby isn't it?
Forum: General Discussion 01-07-2015, 16:30
Replies: 10
Views: 492
Posted By Starpuss
What happened with your complaint to Tescos? Am...

What happened with your complaint to Tescos?

Am I seeing a pattern here?
Forum: General Discussion 01-07-2015, 16:21
Replies: 168
Views: 5,127
Posted By Starpuss
As I said earlier I did want to answer this more...

As I said earlier I did want to answer this more fully. You are right that threads like these do trigger certain emotions. Those of us who suffer depressive illnesses or have what used to be called...
Forum: General Discussion 01-07-2015, 15:43
Replies: 74
Views: 2,008
Posted By Starpuss
It's gone really dark where I am (Newcastle). It...

It's gone really dark where I am (Newcastle). It looks wild outside the office windows :o
Forum: General Discussion 01-07-2015, 12:11
Replies: 168
Views: 5,127
Posted By Starpuss
Discussion and other people's point of view is...

Discussion and other people's point of view is always good. It's one of those subjects that don't get discussed enough in my opinion. Still a taboo I suppose.



I mean dignity in that she is...
Forum: General Discussion 01-07-2015, 12:03
Replies: 168
Views: 5,127
Posted By Starpuss
Until there is a more dignified option it's the...

Until there is a more dignified option it's the best she can do.

:(

I can remember watching the Omega Man in the 70s, so I was quite young, and thinking how sensible it was to have places to go to...
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