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Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 16:44
Replies: 24
Views: 798
Posted By Soundbox
One time I had this happen - and with no...

One time I had this happen - and with no explanation. I was cycling along the canal and 'jumped' around half a mile. In that half mile was a very steep bridge which I must get off the bike and push...
Forum: General Discussion 29-08-2015, 23:10
Replies: 54
Views: 1,386
Posted By Soundbox
For those that have a hangover, what level of...

For those that have a hangover, what level of drinking triggers it? I always call it a night after one beer or one glass of wine (I am not thirsty after that) so have never experienced one. But what...
Forum: General Discussion 28-08-2015, 09:18
Replies: 79
Views: 1,776
Posted By Soundbox
I find it sad that kids these days are so...

I find it sad that kids these days are so mercenary. Some of my relatives are asking their parents for the will money BEFORE they die. Some are taking their parents furniture for their own homes 'to...
Forum: General Discussion 27-08-2015, 11:20
Replies: 88
Views: 3,219
Posted By Soundbox
Ah, school rules, the strange and conjured up...

Ah, school rules, the strange and conjured up ideas of people with too much time on their hands. We had rules too - no drinking during lesson times. No, you were not even allowed out of the class to...
Forum: General Discussion 27-08-2015, 11:15
Replies: 80
Views: 3,164
Posted By Soundbox
Many 'jobs' are actually just people doing things...

Many 'jobs' are actually just people doing things in the most slipshod and quick way to 'get the contract'. I see some of the builders who are not using safe procedures nor setting up safe...
Forum: General Discussion 27-08-2015, 08:50
Replies: 80
Views: 3,164
Posted By Soundbox
Are they being given benefits and somewhere to...

Are they being given benefits and somewhere to live or just wandering homeless?
Forum: General Discussion 27-08-2015, 08:47
Replies: 85
Views: 2,544
Posted By Soundbox
I still miss our Wimpy - so many good times in...

I still miss our Wimpy - so many good times in there as a kid on Saturday mornings with friends. Banana splits used to be yummy - do they still do those?
Forum: General Discussion 26-08-2015, 15:02
Replies: 27
Views: 1,098
Posted By Soundbox
Definitely an HMV floor standing gramophone with...

Definitely an HMV floor standing gramophone with a few 78's inside.

I realise I am alone on that one.
Forum: General Discussion 26-08-2015, 14:44
Replies: 31
Views: 1,414
Posted By Soundbox
I would like to try one but the idea of a Whopper...

I would like to try one but the idea of a Whopper scares me slightly due to the calories.
Forum: General Discussion 26-08-2015, 14:19
Replies: 30
Views: 827
Posted By Soundbox
Well if it can't even make a basic plastic cog...

Well if it can't even make a basic plastic cog that's pretty crap I think.
Forum: General Discussion 26-08-2015, 13:44
Replies: 30
Views: 827
Posted By Soundbox
3D printers can't even make a replacement plastic...

3D printers can't even make a replacement plastic gear for a Sony Walkman and what they do make is rough and borderline useless, so no, no threat to jobs.
Forum: General Discussion 26-08-2015, 13:42
Replies: 26
Views: 1,255
Posted By Soundbox
I don't fart at all, well maybe rarely if I have...

I don't fart at all, well maybe rarely if I have a stomach upset. So no, never had this.
Forum: General Discussion 25-08-2015, 10:00
Replies: 132
Views: 3,701
Posted By Soundbox
I was a wedding photographers assistant. I saw...

I was a wedding photographers assistant. I saw quite a few and honestly seeing them put me off rather. Men in suits milling about, women messing with dresses and milling about, in and out of the...
Forum: Radio 24-08-2015, 15:58
Replies: 22
Views: 1,446
Posted By Soundbox
I noted the same with a 1970's Roberts set and...

I noted the same with a 1970's Roberts set and started a similar thread a year or so ago. I find it hard to believe that even with advances in technology the sound quality from radios even costing...
Forum: General Discussion 24-08-2015, 14:11
Replies: 34
Views: 1,535
Posted By Soundbox
The trick is, hover your mouse cursor where it is...

The trick is, hover your mouse cursor where it is supposed to be as the page loads. It appears for about 1 second and then goes. Be ready and drag it down THE MOMENT it appears. The scroll bar will...
Forum: General Discussion 24-08-2015, 13:35
Replies: 191
Views: 6,532
Posted By Soundbox
Iain Duncan Smith - new rules on sickness benefits

I heard this on the news this morning - more pressure on the sick to work. There will be a 'new stage' of welfare reform - doesn't sound promising.

We have already had cases of people struggling to...
Forum: General Discussion 24-08-2015, 10:15
Replies: 48
Views: 2,284
Posted By Soundbox
I no longer voice opnions on people's size after...

I no longer voice opnions on people's size after starting a local walking group. I wrote on the website I created that the walks would be 8 miles and quite strenuous at times and that people wanting...
Forum: General Discussion 24-08-2015, 09:53
Replies: 115
Views: 3,765
Posted By Soundbox
I'm still there. I can't be doing with this 2015...

I'm still there. I can't be doing with this 2015 nonsense - I'll leave that to those that want it. I did try 2014 briefly but all there was to it was loud grating voices talking rubbish. I had to use...
Forum: General Discussion 22-08-2015, 22:18
Replies: 94
Views: 4,736
Posted By Soundbox
I thought boobs went out with the 1980's. I...

I thought boobs went out with the 1980's. I remember them causing a lot of controversy.
Forum: General Discussion 21-08-2015, 15:21
Replies: 30
Views: 1,013
Posted By Soundbox
I worry that no one vets prospective parents as...

I worry that no one vets prospective parents as to their suitability to actually be parents. What is one of the most delicate and easy to get wrong things in life is left completely to chance. Its...
Forum: General Discussion 21-08-2015, 14:26
Replies: 50
Views: 2,712
Posted By Soundbox
I was asked when the waiter approached me unseen...

I was asked when the waiter approached me unseen from behind and in my effort to answer in a timely manner I breathed some food down my windpipe (my mouth was full). Honestly, I have never been so...
Forum: General Discussion 21-08-2015, 11:16
Replies: 415
Views: 17,353
Posted By Soundbox
OK there guys? As said by people serving food in...

OK there guys?

As said by people serving food in pubs and restaurants. Nothing wrong with saying that if you are addressing a table full of blokes but I heard it said to two elderly ladies. They...
Forum: General Discussion 21-08-2015, 11:01
Replies: 115
Views: 3,765
Posted By Soundbox
I never really felt part of anything so just...

I never really felt part of anything so just observed from a distance. You may have seen me, half obscured by shadow had you looked.
Forum: General Discussion 21-08-2015, 10:55
Replies: 82
Views: 2,715
Posted By Soundbox
I was surprised how they can bite too - that one...

I was surprised how they can bite too - that one that started biting my lower back in the bed has left a real sore mark. They are not all innocent.
Forum: General Discussion 20-08-2015, 13:55
Replies: 33
Views: 1,083
Posted By Soundbox
I get travel sick even driving myself. I was the...

I get travel sick even driving myself. I was the only person to throw up on a flight to Chicago and that was very embarrassing.
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