The Grumpy Old Gits' Thread

Lazarus

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....................... by popular demand.


Badly attired Cyclists
Middle-Lane Hogs
Golfers


Whatever bugs you


3-2-1 >>>>>> GO!
 

Analoguesat

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Everything to do with Christmas - our Tesco started in mid September :-doh :-ohcrap

Bah Humbug!
 

sonnetpete

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Laminas 1.2M fibre dish with an IBU, on a Clarke Tech USALS motor, covering 57E - 24.5W to an Octagon SX88. Displayed on a 20" Dyon LED TV.

Seperate 80 cm dish on 28E with a Humax Freesat for SWMBO.
Free Sat V8 meter. Sony Bravia 46" LCD, Sony BluRay and Home Cinema.
My Location
Normandy, France
Blimey, we should be up to 100 pages by Xmas
 

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Another one for selfish/lazy middle-lane drivers with no lane discipline

Oh and SES's new 2F/2E European footprints (missing out Finland) ;)
 

sonnetpete

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Laminas 1.2M fibre dish with an IBU, on a Clarke Tech USALS motor, covering 57E - 24.5W to an Octagon SX88. Displayed on a 20" Dyon LED TV.

Seperate 80 cm dish on 28E with a Humax Freesat for SWMBO.
Free Sat V8 meter. Sony Bravia 46" LCD, Sony BluRay and Home Cinema.
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Packets of dried pasta with those re seal things that don't......
 

Lazarus

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TV schedules that put Episodes of favourite programmes on at different times from week to week (and sometimes even on different days).
 

Llew

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Gibertini 1.25m motorised dish driven by the AD3000, with either Inverto BU Quad or Norsat / XMW Ka LNBs . SMW 1.05m + 3 other dishes. Speccy: Promax HD Ranger+
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The Flatlands of East Anglia
Grumpy Old Gits.
Of course, I'm one - must get out more...
 

sonnetpete

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Seperate 80 cm dish on 28E with a Humax Freesat for SWMBO.
Free Sat V8 meter. Sony Bravia 46" LCD, Sony BluRay and Home Cinema.
My Location
Normandy, France
On line address forms that insist I put a house number when I don't have one....E Bay because I have an English credit card billed to a French address and they won't let me have an account because I may be a money launderer.......French officialdom that insists on everything in triplicate and not photocopied.....Ryanair....just because....Reality shows in general......
 

Lazarus

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Ah, Ryanair: Mr Ollery was quoted yesterday as saying they were reducing the number of clicks to make a booking from 17 to 5: Specifically, no offer to buy Insurance or adopt Romanian Orphans!
 

sonnetpete

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Seperate 80 cm dish on 28E with a Humax Freesat for SWMBO.
Free Sat V8 meter. Sony Bravia 46" LCD, Sony BluRay and Home Cinema.
My Location
Normandy, France
Ah, Ryanair: Mr Ollery was quoted yesterday as saying they were reducing the number of clicks to make a booking from 17 to 5: Specifically, no offer to buy Insurance or adopt Romanian Orphans!

Damn and I so wanted an orphan...it's not the fact of having so many options but that they aren't options unless you refuse them....I.E. you get insurance unless you check a box to say you don't want it....
 

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Hadrians Wall
Christmas shopping.

:mad:

So awful I don't know where to start.
 

Lazarus

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Then don't!

My budget for Christmas 2013 has reduced from its usual £50 to Zero.
 

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Not enough hours in the day.


Ps crimbo shopping already done and dusted in jan 2013 sales:D
 
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Drivers who deliberately get in the wrong lane, at roundabouts, then force themselves into the inside lane, to jump the queue, as if their time is more precious than anyone else's !!!!!!!!!
 

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Silly people in the real world who call me away from the computer when I am about to type a reply.

:-buttkick

It happens far too often.
 

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Blackburn, Lancashire
Drivers who hog the middle lane of an empty motorway doing 50mph because it is windy.
Drivers who count to five after the green light before setting off at traffic lights, mirror handbrake, mirror clutch, mirror revs, mirror ooo look there's Mrs Tomlinson, should I wave dear?
No move your effing VW (highly polished) Polo you sad old git! :-lol
 

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Google can be added to the list, for forcing their pretty rubbish "google+" service onto everyone on youtube by denying the right to comment on videos if you don't link your youtube account with google+.... :angry:

I'm rather grumpy right now because of that one....... <_<
 

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Damn and I so wanted an orphan...it's not the fact of having so many options but that they aren't options unless you refuse them....I.E. you get insurance unless you check a box to say you don't want it....
Do they burn as well as peasants ??
Strikes me you'd need more physical mass to get the same energy out..
Should have ordered more than one methinks.
;)
 

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**speechless**

So much to say - so lttle space to put it all down.

I agree with EVERYTHING that's been said so far. Perhaps rename the thread The Sensible Thread?
 

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Wasted millions taking a bloody flame for a walk in space ..
Welcome to our space party ..bring yer own oxygen.
Harrruumphhh !

..and me earthbound ..and too scared to turn the gas on to stay warm..
 
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