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Wayne Andrews is God 26-04-2022 10:01 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by RazorsEdge (Post 16391244)
The crew will love you and you become a celebrity:)

It depends on where you are landing, if it is England, you would be welcomed by the Police who will present you to the local magistrates and depending on how you plead, a guilty one will get you suspended 20 pound fine and a telling off.

Now if the plane lands somewhere in US, you will be in deep sh!t, or if for some reason it all kicked off and they had to divert, then the culprit will get a massive bill.

Could you not ask the cabin crew why they are not wearing theirs? If they are exempt could you ask them to see the prove in the same line that they would ask you?

I know itís their plane but I dont think it would get as far as you mention above unless you got rude.

Wayne Andrews is God 26-04-2022 10:05 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Maidstoned Eagle (Post 16387091)
The airlines should charge people for hand luggage and go back to making it free to put stuff in the hold.

That would speed everything up no end.

Wayne Andrews is God 26-04-2022 10:12 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by WLYWLYAWYPWF (Post 16386523)
Holiday stalkers. Just been to Krakow for a few days. Couple sat next to me on the Plane. Went to Auschwitz the following day and my tour guide told me we had to hold on as one of the drivers was late. Driver turns up with the same couple who come and stalk me on the tour. Went for a beer day after and who walks in but the stalkers. Final straw today. I got on transfer bus at airport. Was just about to pull away and who bounces on at last minute and stands beside me. The stalkers.

To be fair at Auschwitz you are put into a group based on who you arrive with as the amount of people going through there (Trying to find some better way of saying it but failing) is massive, and they need to keep you moving.

However that is all very odd. Maybe they thought you were stalking them by planning to meet them ahead of their schedule!

pallet 28-04-2022 08:14 AM

My daugther and her boyfriend troubles
Just dump the tosser.

congress 28-04-2022 01:58 PM

The NHS.
Having worked for them for the last few months at vaccination centres i decided to apply for a full time position for them. Having waited for three months to get an interview, i had an interview only to be told i got full marks on most of the questions asked at the interview stage but i came second and was unsuccessful.
Then i was told they will be advertising another job in the next few weeks for a similar role if i want to apply.

What to come second again?

Or do i wait for a certain football club in west London to be taken over who have offered me a job when they get taken over who to be fair have been very good at replying to questions.

ozzieEagle 28-04-2022 03:26 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by pallet (Post 16395593)
My daugther and her boyfriend troubles
Just dump the tosser.


I get pissed off when one of my brood brings a veritable lovely person into our lives, for months or maybe a year or two on end, becomes part of the family and then they break up. Causes me a fair bit of grief that one... 3 times it's happened out of my 4 offspring now. It's almost bereavement.

I've told my unattached younger two not to bring anyone back anymore, unless they are absolutely certain, which probably won't change much...


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pallet 28-04-2022 03:54 PM

[QUOTE=ozzieEagle;16395889]I get pissed off when one of my brood brings a veritable lovely person into our lives, for months or maybe a year or two on end, becomes part of the family and then they break up. Causes me a fair bit of grief that one... 3 times it's happened out of my 4 offspring now. It's almost bereavement.

I've told my unattached younger two not to bring anyone back anymore, unless they are absolutely certain, which probably won't change much...

Has not got that serouis yet, she is only 17 and thinks he is the one even though he is the only boy she has been out with. He is now being a bit of a lad and wanting to go out with his mates etc, I try and tell her to break up with him and enjoy being young but apparently I dont understand.

PeterH 28-04-2022 04:05 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Wayne Andrews is God (Post 16392659)
To be fair at Auschwitz you are put into a group based on who you arrive with as the amount of people going through there (Trying to find some better way of saying it but failing) is massive, and they need to keep you moving.

However that is all very odd. Maybe they thought you were stalking them by planning to meet them ahead of their schedule!

When I went, the group I was in had an American tourist who saw a friend of hers in another group. They both shouted gleefully at each other at the surprise of finding they were visiting the fun theme park at the same time.

ozzieEagle 28-04-2022 04:16 PM

[QUOTE=pallet;16395911]
Quote:

Originally Posted by ozzieEagle (Post 16395889)
I get pissed off when one of my brood brings a veritable lovely person into our lives, for months or maybe a year or two on end, becomes part of the family and then they break up. Causes me a fair bit of grief that one... 3 times it's happened out of my 4 offspring now. It's almost bereavement.

I've told my unattached younger two not to bring anyone back anymore, unless they are absolutely certain, which probably won't change much...

Has not got that serouis yet, she is only 17 and thinks he is the one even though he is the only boy she has been out with. He is now being a bit of a lad and wanting to go out with his mates etc, I try and tell her to break up with him and enjoy being young but apparently I dont understand.


Ahh yes, remember that stage, with my Daughters.....my youngest is a 24 year old boy, and he has brought home two lovely beautiful intelligent young ladies over the last 6 years.... both with fluent foreign language skills, seemingly alpha females and incredible academic achievement, one had art on display at the bloody national gallery of Victoria.... They were so enthralling and vibrant.... F..k knows how he gets erm in.

PeterH 28-04-2022 04:16 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Wayne Andrews is God (Post 16392659)
However that is all very odd. Maybe they thought you were stalking them by planning to meet them ahead of their schedule!

We had couple stalkers 20 years back. We were on a touring holiday of, mostly, Southern Brasil. I was unaware it was going on for a while, but my missus picked up on it and worse started to correlate the 'attention' into something that was encouraged and reciprocated by me.

I first got an idea what was going on when I was using the hotel internet in the lobby, and they popped over to see what we were doing. Later that evening we were in a restaurant and they came in and set at the next table. We moved upstairs and they followed us up there.

It culminated in my wife having an episode - sure that I was have adventures with the other woman - and threatening to fly back to Chile with our relationship in tatters.

I was wholly innocent, bemused and frustrated. But my missus has high perceptive skills for this kind of thing. Unlikely as it seems, I think the lady fancied a piece of this fugly gringo arse. Must be hell for her partner.

Extremely frustrating for me at the time. I couldn't work out wtf was going on, and why my wife had gone so far off the deep end at me. That was about a week of the trip - Parati, Rio, Foz de Iquazu somewhat ruined.

Ant.Palace 28-04-2022 04:56 PM

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RazorsEdge 28-04-2022 06:40 PM

[QUOTE=ozzieEagle;16395925]
Quote:

Originally Posted by pallet (Post 16395911)


Ahh yes, remember that stage, with my Daughters.....my youngest is a 24 year old boy, and he has brought home two lovely beautiful intelligent young ladies over the last 6 years.... both with fluent foreign language skills, seemingly alpha females and incredible academic achievement, one had art on display at the bloody national gallery of Victoria.... They were so enthralling and vibrant.... F..k knows how he gets erm in.

I take it he doesnít take it after his old man then ? (Sorry couldnít resist :) )

RazorsEdge 28-04-2022 06:43 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Joe85 (Post 16392650)
But itís no longer a legal requirement in England, right?

I think the airlines follow Infection, prevention control and use that to ask their walking freight to wear masks.

I understand Jet2 has said no more masks.

CK 28-04-2022 06:49 PM

Not compulsory at the moment. My fave holiday airline.

Fly back from Lanzarote Saturday:D

big bad John 29-04-2022 04:16 AM

[QUOTE=ozzieEagle;16395925]
Quote:

Originally Posted by pallet (Post 16395911)


... They were so enthralling and vibrant.... F..k knows how he gets erm in.

Probably just uses the line, "My old man's Palace.";)

Maidstoned Eagle 29-04-2022 07:23 AM

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Originally Posted by CK (Post 16396269)
Not compulsory at the moment. My fave holiday airline.

Fly back from Lanzarote Saturday:D

The Brexit thread awaits your airport experience report on your return.

Stavros 69 29-04-2022 06:06 PM

When you’re on holiday and then the new neighbours move in and are inconsiderate pigs.
It’s like feeding time at the zoo on their balcony.

Nostrils 29-04-2022 06:15 PM

Estate agents. This time lying by omission and causing a potential 'fall through'. As it happens, the few people in my chain know each other so they've been caught out and, as a result, are getting it from three angles, no doubt causing a collective 'follow through'. Same agency and we're all being blanked at the final hurdle. Last I heard they were having a meeting. Enjoy your bank holiday you Next clobbered, over perfumed fVckwits!

NRM the 2nd 02-05-2022 06:42 PM

The new wrappers of Cadbury dairy milk duos. They are basically anti rip which defeats the object.

Hedgehog 05-05-2022 11:36 PM

... half the apps on my iPad no longer work or can be accessed because I need to upgrade to iOS 13.0 which I canít because my iPad is too old and will not let me upgrade to 13.0

Talk about designed obsolescence!

Son of Selhurst 05-05-2022 11:48 PM

Riichi mahjong. WTF?!

A Wooden Fish On Wheels 06-05-2022 01:10 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Hedgehog (Post 16409494)
... half the apps on my iPad no longer work or can be accessed because I need to upgrade to iOS 13.0 which I canít because my iPad is too old and will not let me upgrade to 13.0

Talk about designed obsolescence!

Who knew eh? :D

Maidstoned Eagle 06-05-2022 07:02 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Hedgehog (Post 16409494)
... half the apps on my iPad no longer work or can be accessed because I need to upgrade to iOS 13.0 which I canít because my iPad is too old and will not let me upgrade to 13.0

Talk about designed obsolescence!

An Apple product you say? Fancy that.

JimmyAG 06-05-2022 07:30 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Hedgehog (Post 16409494)
... half the apps on my iPad no longer work or can be accessed because I need to upgrade to iOS 13.0 which I canít because my iPad is too old and will not let me upgrade to 13.0

Talk about designed obsolescence!

Ah yes, that point when Apple becomes Banana :-/

Adlerhorst 06-05-2022 07:39 AM

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Originally Posted by NRM the 2nd (Post 16404083)
The new wrappers of Cadbury dairy milk duos. They are basically anti rip which defeats the object.

Wrappers on dried pasta. Literally every other types of wrapper is easily opened, but pasta? WTF is that all about.

Also, yesterday BT sent me an email with the subject line “You could be at the FA Cup Final” :veryangry

Prince Phillip 06-05-2022 09:18 AM

People's reaction when the hydraulics are pumped on an Airbus. Come on, we all know it isn't a dog now, don't we?

Alfies army 06-05-2022 09:21 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Prince Phillip (Post 16409801)
People's reaction when the hydraulics are pumped on an Airbus. Come on, we all know it isn't a dog now, don't we?

Itís people like you that tell others Father Christmas isnít real :D

strawberry mivi 06-05-2022 03:00 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Prince Phillip (Post 16409801)
People's reaction when the hydraulics are pumped on an Airbus. Come on, we all know it isn't a dog now, don't we?

A dog?

Prince Phillip 06-05-2022 03:16 PM

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Originally Posted by strawberry mivi (Post 16410639)
A dog?

https://simpleflying.com/airbus-bark...hining%20noise.

stange555 06-05-2022 03:59 PM

When I put a load of washing on, I check the pockets, because I know that my wife doesn't empty snotty tissues out of her pockets when she puts her things in the wash.

She doubles down on this by not checking when she loads up the washing machine. Really annoying.

JimmyAG 06-05-2022 04:27 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by stange555 (Post 16410678)
When I put a load of washing on, I check the pockets, because I know that my wife doesn't empty snotty tissues out of her pockets when she puts her things in the wash.

She doubles down on this by not checking when she loads up the washing machine. Really annoying.

Expecting this to also come up in Depp vs Heard...

RazorsEdge 06-05-2022 04:32 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Prince Phillip (Post 16409801)
People's reaction when the hydraulics are pumped on an Airbus. Come on, we all know it isn't a dog now, don't we?

Surely it is not common knowledge

RazorsEdge 06-05-2022 04:34 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Adlerhorst (Post 16409747)
Wrappers on dried pasta. Literally every other types of wrapper is easily opened, but pasta? WTF is that all about.

Also, yesterday BT sent me an email with the subject line “You could be at the FA Cup Final” :veryangry

I got the same, reminded me of The Ironic song

Prince Phillip 06-05-2022 04:39 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by RazorsEdge (Post 16410783)
Surely it is not common knowledge

A hospital?, what is it?

Isle of Wight 06-05-2022 05:02 PM

For those that want to listen to the barking

https://youtu.be/XEG1ZfPHkVo

Hedgehog 06-05-2022 05:38 PM

Not an annoyance... I suspect this happens on most planes, but seems exaggerated on an A320/A321 when flying into Miami... the plane fills with condensation bellowing out of the vents... due to the very warm humid air outside of the plane and the cool dry air inside the plane (like opening a freezer door I guess) so I'm told.

It can be very disconcerting, and a few passengers start to get very agitated when seeing it. Must admit it got me going a bit the first time I saw it. Then again a pilot hitching a ride was sitting across the aisle from me was looking at it with a sort of look of concern on his face - guess he had never seen it before.

Hedgehog 06-05-2022 05:39 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Isle of Wight (Post 16410847)
For those that want to listen to the barking

https://youtu.be/XEG1ZfPHkVo

Now that might be annoying!

Isle of Wight 06-05-2022 05:42 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Hedgehog (Post 16410871)
Now that might be annoying!

Iíve only ever heard it on landing and it take a couple of seconds normally. I found it re assuring as through something was being put back in place with some proper strength.

olly cromwell 06-05-2022 05:55 PM

people with backpacks in crowded areas
half of them forget they have them on and bump into everybody

Hedgehog 06-05-2022 05:56 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Isle of Wight (Post 16410875)
Iíve only ever heard it on landing and it take a couple of seconds normally. I found it re assuring as through something was being put back in place with some proper strength.

Pretty sure I've heard it while waiting to get going... always assumed it was part of some pre-flight check.

I've been around a lot of hydraulic testing of aircraft actuators on test stands, and the noise is very familiar in that environment, so never really bothered me, but being repeated like on that video might get me thinking was stuck!

BERT'S HEAD 06-05-2022 05:58 PM

Oiks walking along looking at their phones expecting you to move.

Eric the Ginga 06-05-2022 06:18 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Prince Phillip (Post 16409801)
People's reaction when the hydraulics are pumped on an Airbus. Come on, we all know it isn't a dog now, don't we?

So itís not stowaways hacksawing their way out of the hold??

Panther 06-05-2022 06:51 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by JimmyAG (Post 16410747)
Expecting this to also come up in Depp vs Heard...

Ö..which brings me onto my current annoyance. Why do our media think we should give a flying one about two actorsí domestic issues?

RazorsEdge 06-05-2022 07:51 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Prince Phillip (Post 16410830)
A hospital?, what is it?

It is a big building with patients, but that is not important right now

:)

Hedgehog 06-05-2022 08:04 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Panther (Post 16410924)
Ö..which brings me onto my current annoyance. Why do our media think we should give a flying one about two actorsí domestic issues?


And both over actingÖ

HOVE EAGLE 06-05-2022 08:14 PM

Trying to talk to a qualified human being at my doctors surgery .it took me 45 mins to get through to book an appointment
I have to wait two weeks for someone to call me
It is a brand new surgery lees than five minutes walk from where I live!

RazorsEdge 06-05-2022 10:36 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by HOVE EAGLE (Post 16411018)
Trying to talk to a qualified human being at my doctors surgery .it took me 45 mins to get through to book an appointment
I have to wait two weeks for someone to call me
It is a brand new surgery lees than five minutes walk from where I live!

No E consult? Book through that and you should get at least a nurse ring within a day

Jim Cannon 07-05-2022 10:04 PM

The Quadruple

cappuccinoeagle 07-05-2022 10:27 PM

Man U losing to Brighton. Also my Scottish team Partick losing in the playoffs

KYLIE MINEAGLE 08-05-2022 01:47 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Panther (Post 16410924)
Ö..which brings me onto my current annoyance. Why do our media think we should give a flying one about two actorsí domestic issues?

The time given to this on the news over here annoys me.

Freddy the Fish 08-05-2022 04:55 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by RazorsEdge (Post 16411000)
It is a big building with patients, but that is not important right now

:)

Badoom tish! :)

wedgetail 08-05-2022 05:33 PM

Perforated rolls, e.g, kitchen rolls, they always tear across the paper just before the end.

Nostrils 08-05-2022 06:10 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by cappuccinoeagle (Post 16412811)
Man U losing to Brighton. Also my Scottish team Partick losing in the playoffs

Spare a thought for poor old Dumbarton. The stadium's built on land prime for development, the supporters don't trust the owners leaving some of the more paranoid amongst them deeply concerned about the future of the club. Dropping down to League Two was an absolute disaster.

Latvian 08-05-2022 06:49 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Nostrils (Post 16414693)
Spare a thought for poor old Dumbarton. The stadium's built on land prime for development, the supporters don't trust the owners leaving some of the more paranoid amongst them deeply concerned about the future of the club. Dropping down to League Two was an absolute disaster.

The Sons are my Scottish team. Yes they are only part-time but they have made some seriously suspect decisions in recent seasons.

Nostrils 08-05-2022 07:48 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Latvian (Post 16414719)
The Sons are my Scottish team. Yes they are only part-time but they have made some seriously suspect decisions in recent seasons.

Have you ever been? A few weeks before Covid hit a few of us began making plans, a game under the rock was high on the agenda. Such a unique ground, it would be tragic if it were lost to luxury apartments, a hotel, or whatever.

The other thing that annoys me are those skip-like recycling bins you find in carparks. Maybe it's just dismal timing on my part, but every time I go they're full to the brim.

Latvian 08-05-2022 08:14 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Nostrils (Post 16414773)
Have you ever been? A few weeks before Covid hit a few of us began making plans, a game under the rock was high on the agenda. Such a unique ground, it would be tragic if it were lost to luxury apartments, a hotel, or whatever.

The other thing that annoys me are those skip-like recycling bins you find in carparks. Maybe it's just dismal timing on my part, but every time I go they're full to the brim.

Yep. I think it was against Alloa a few seasons back, possibly in a relegation playoff first leg. Also watched them lose the Irn Bru cup final to ICT in Perth.

Gorgeous backdrop but from the stands all you can see is the housing estate development and a bit of the river.

Stellavista 08-05-2022 08:40 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Nostrils (Post 16414693)
Spare a thought for poor old Dumbarton. The stadium's built on land prime for development, the supporters don't trust the owners leaving some of the more paranoid amongst them deeply concerned about the future of the club. Dropping down to League Two was an absolute disaster.

I thought moving from Castle Road was already a done deal?

Nostrils 08-05-2022 09:41 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Stellavista (Post 16414807)
I thought moving from Castle Road was already a done deal?

If you mean from a few years back, I think that fell through. Quite why, I'm not sure.

Hedgehog 08-05-2022 09:42 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by wedgetail (Post 16414634)
Perforated rolls, e.g, kitchen rolls, they always tear across the paper just before the end.

Are they made by Bounty by any chance?

We always use Costco's brand, but during the great Covid paper products panic buying we had to get what we could and ended up with a few packets of Bounty brand.

Never had the tearing problem with Costco brand, but without a conscious effort to prevent it Bounty just rips off the corners.

CT_Palace 08-05-2022 11:13 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Hedgehog (Post 16414857)
Are they made by Bounty by any chance?

We always use Costco's brand, but during the great Covid paper products panic buying we had to get what we could and ended up with a few packets of Bounty brand.

Never had the tearing problem with Costco brand, but without a conscious effort to prevent it Bounty just rips off the corners.

You mean Bownie , right?

Hedgehog 08-05-2022 11:51 PM

Things that annoy you
 
Quote:

Originally Posted by CT_Palace (Post 16414939)
You mean Bownie , right?


No, you had me second guessing myself, but itís Bounty. Maybe they are a west coast thing?

https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/202...9a0ccef852.jpg

Did you mean Brawny?

CT_Palace 09-05-2022 03:22 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Hedgehog (Post 16414953)
No, you had me second guessing myself, but it’s Bounty. Maybe they are a west coast thing?

https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/202...9a0ccef852.jpg

Did you mean Brawny?

No American I have ever met, including the people who make and market the product, call it bounTy... I have no idea why the letter T is in the name of the product (this has been the subject of a thing that annoys me in the past).

Hedgehog 09-05-2022 03:32 AM

I'm now saying Bouny with my best American accent...

Maybe I should just say Almond Joy... or is that Armond Joy?

CT_Palace 09-05-2022 04:00 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Hedgehog (Post 16414994)
I'm now saying Bouny with my best American accent...

Maybe I should just say Almond Joy... or is that Armond Joy?

And they have the cheek to change some of our spellings to make the spelling more phonetic. I'll give 'em plow. Damn uppety colonists.

Hedgehog 09-05-2022 04:11 AM

Things that annoy you
 
They get a bonus point for saying Greenwich Village in New York correctly.... which always strikes me as odd.

KYLIE MINEAGLE 09-05-2022 05:01 AM

Erbs

CT_Palace 09-05-2022 06:31 AM

Like Baysil?

Adlerhorst 09-05-2022 06:33 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by CT_Palace (Post 16415009)
Like Baysil?

Ahragano

Maidstoned Eagle 09-05-2022 07:00 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Adlerhorst (Post 16415011)
Ahragano

Isn't it Ereggahno?

Hedgehog 09-05-2022 07:19 AM

Things that annoy you
 
At the end of the day itís just a WombleÖ

Wayne Andrews is God 09-05-2022 11:08 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Adlerhorst (Post 16415011)
Ahragano

Aloooooooooooominum.

Sharkba1t 09-05-2022 11:12 AM

I also hate the date format they use. Month, day , year.
Fkng morons.

davech 09-05-2022 11:17 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Hedgehog (Post 16414999)
They get a bonus point for saying Greenwich Village in New York correctly.... which always strikes me as odd.

Pardon my ignorance, but how do you say it correctly then??

Reps AJ 09-05-2022 11:30 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by davech (Post 16415225)
Pardon my ignorance, but how do you say it correctly then??

It

davech 09-05-2022 11:41 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Reps AJ (Post 16415234)
It

Ask a stupid question...... :wallbash:

Can you walk there or do you need to drive in your KneeeSaarn?

CT_Palace 09-05-2022 03:30 PM

It’s nice when we can all agree on something and get annoyed together, as a whole. One big unhappy family :D

Isle of Wight 09-05-2022 04:52 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by CT_Palace (Post 16415456)
Itís nice when we can all agree on something and get annoyed together, as a whole. One big unhappy family :D

Wrong thread thatís the ďthings that make you happyĒ thread

RazorsEdge 09-05-2022 04:53 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Hedgehog (Post 16415022)
At the end of the day itís just a WombleÖ

I beg to differ sir, end of the day is night for me.

Hedgehog 09-05-2022 05:29 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by davech (Post 16415225)
Pardon my ignorance, but how do you say it correctly then??

I (and New Yorkers) say Gren-itch Village... but everywhere else you get Green-wich and Nor-wich.

Not quite phonetically correct I'm sure, but you get the gist...

Hedgehog 09-05-2022 05:33 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Hedgehog (Post 16415022)
At the end of the day itís just a WombleÖ

Not sure where I came up with that... apparently I was thinking of Orinoco!

Just ignore me and my senile ramblings!

Paulinmorden 09-05-2022 06:03 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Sharkba1t (Post 16415220)
I also hate the date format they use. Month, day , year.
Fkng morons.

Had an American coming over with a work visa who arrived a month early because they misread the date on it.

Stellavista 09-05-2022 07:30 PM

Why do pregnant women hold their bellies in photos?

west country boy 09-05-2022 07:42 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Hedgehog (Post 16415907)
I (and New Yorkers) say Gren-itch Village... but everywhere else you get Green-wich and Nor-wich.

Not quite phonetically correct I'm sure, but you get the gist...

More GRIN-ij innit.

davech 09-05-2022 07:43 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Hedgehog (Post 16415907)
I (and New Yorkers) say Gren-itch Village... but everywhere else you get Green-wich and Nor-wich.

Not quite phonetically correct I'm sure, but you get the gist...

Thanks. The same way we pronounce the London borough :p and also the only version I personally have ever heard. Also 'Gren-idge' Mean Time, or is that different too?

Green-wich was what I was fearing as a Londoner, but I suppose there is no reason for Americans to follow...


Edit - Late again. WCB beat me

Terrace Bickle 09-05-2022 07:45 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Stellavista (Post 16416027)
Why do pregnant women hold their bellies in photos?

Why do women/couples now say we're pregnant?[emoji2369]

davech 09-05-2022 07:45 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Stellavista (Post 16416027)
Why do pregnant women hold their bellies in photos?

In case people think they are fat?

Maidstoned Eagle 09-05-2022 07:48 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Stellavista (Post 16416027)
Why do pregnant women hold their bellies in photos?

Who cares.....

https://gcdn.emol.cl/los-90/files/20...ir_en_1991.jpg

Hedgehog 09-05-2022 07:49 PM

Things that annoy you
 
Donít get me started on how my wife (the American) pronounces Leicester or Worcestershire!

To be fair if I wasnít English I might have the same issue with them.

Maz 09-05-2022 07:56 PM

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Originally Posted by west country boy (Post 16416036)
More GRIN-ij innit.

Ears.




*(How posh people say "yes")

west country boy 09-05-2022 08:07 PM

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Originally Posted by Maidstoned Eagle (Post 16416043)

You sicken me.

davech 09-05-2022 09:11 PM

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Originally Posted by Hedgehog (Post 16416044)
Donít get me started on how my wife (the American) pronounces Leicester or Worcestershire!

To be fair if I wasnít English I might have the same issue with them.

I used to have the same problem explaining English pronunciation to Germans when I worked out there. Their usual response was...WHY??? (Or Warum, um Gottes Willen?). They weren't impressed with 'because it is'

I used to counter with, why is something simple like Tram Stop "Strassenbahnhaltestelle"? They used to reply 'at least we say it like it is', to which there is no answer. (To be fair, they did sometimes abbreviate it to 'S-Bahnhaltestelle'....)

Language, eh.

Adlerhorst 09-05-2022 09:40 PM

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Originally Posted by Hedgehog (Post 16415907)
I (and New Yorkers) say Gren-itch Village... but everywhere else you get Green-wich and Nor-wich.

Not quite phonetically correct I'm sure, but you get the gist...

Most New Yorkers I know call it the village. Not Grenitch or Greenwich, just village.

Wayne Andrews is God 10-05-2022 09:39 AM

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Originally Posted by Terrace Bickle (Post 16416039)
Why do women/couples now say we're pregnant?[emoji2369]


‘My wife is pregnant’ does the same job, we know you are having a baby by that statement. Has the added benefit of making people not be sick in their mouths.

Oldtown Eagle 10-05-2022 10:15 AM

Behind a woman in Costa motorway services who ordered some abomination finished with a mountain of whipped cream, and then a hot cross bun latte. Only one guy serving.

KYLIE MINEAGLE 10-05-2022 10:42 AM

Pardon my ignorance, but what is a hot cross bun latte ?

JimmyAG 10-05-2022 10:50 AM

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Originally Posted by KYLIE MINEAGLE (Post 16416817)
Pardon my ignorance, but what is a hot cross bun latte ?

Diabetes in a cup

LN1 10-05-2022 10:55 AM

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Originally Posted by Oldtown Eagle (Post 16416803)
Behind a woman in Costa motorway services who ordered some abomination finished with a mountain of whipped cream, and then a hot cross bun latte. Only one guy serving.

I don't condone violence but when someone in front of you does this in front of you in a station buffet and there only a few minutes till your train leaves the fist of death must be subdued!

JimmyAG 10-05-2022 11:11 AM

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Originally Posted by davech (Post 16416108)
I used to have the same problem explaining English pronunciation to Germans when I worked out there. Their usual response was...WHY??? (Or Warum, um Gottes Willen?). They weren't impressed with 'because it is'

I used to counter with, why is something simple like Tram Stop "Strassenbahnhaltestelle"? They used to reply 'at least we say it like it is', to which there is no answer. (To be fair, they did sometimes abbreviate it to 'S-Bahnhaltestelle'....)

Language, eh.

To be fair, no-one told the Germans about spaces in 600-800 AD. Many of the really long ones seem to involve insurance... "Arbeiterunfallversicherungsgesetz"

917L 10-05-2022 12:05 PM

Wankers on public transport, who either

Have their phone on loudspeaker and think we all want to listen to their banal conversation

Sit on the outside of a two seater hoping no one will sit next to them (On a crowded bus/train)

davech 10-05-2022 12:07 PM

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Originally Posted by KYLIE MINEAGLE (Post 16416817)
Pardon my ignorance, but what is a hot cross bun latte ?

Disgusting?


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