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WLYWLYAWYPWF 15-11-2017 02:21 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by the digger (Post 13943258)
No matter how few beers I drink, I have a hangover.

Probably dehydration. Get a few pints of water down your neck and a couple of ibuprofen before you put your head down. You'll wake up brand new.

PeterH 15-11-2017 02:31 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by WLYWLYAWYPWF (Post 13943482)
Probably dehydration. Get a few pints of water down your neck and a couple of ibuprofen before you put your head down. You'll wake up brand new.

That is certainly a good tip. I rarely pop an anadin, but some water yes. A few pints of water might cause me to at worst wet the bed, at best have an accident stumbling to the loo in the dark.

PIE "N" MASH 15-11-2017 03:06 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by PeterH (Post 13943472)
a certain tipple I start sneezing for 5 minutes.

Coke;)

PeterH 15-11-2017 03:38 PM

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Originally Posted by PIE "N" MASH (Post 13943522)
Coke;)

Daniella Westbrook?

I have never snorted. Thankfully. E tablets neither.

I think I will get through life niot feeling I have missed out too much.

OLD BASING EAGLE 15-11-2017 03:50 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by PeterH (Post 13943549)
Daniella Westbrook?

I have never snorted. Thankfully. E tablets neither.

I think I will get through life niot feeling I have missed out too much.

I bet you’ve licked a few frogs in your time in Chile tho.

regal_eagle 15-11-2017 04:05 PM

Bad typography design. It hurts my eyes and costs lives.

Perpetrators should be forced into Typography Gulags.


...Are you still spending those coins from "CHIIE" PeterH? :hmph::D

http://2.bp.blogspot.com/_Cgkg7Ju_ka...a+Marquez.jpeg

smileysmith 15-11-2017 04:14 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by PeterH (Post 13943549)
I think I will get through life niot feeling I have missed out too much.

You have missed out though.

WorthingEagle 15-11-2017 04:36 PM

Pub band posters. Usually twelve different fonts in awful colours that clash with the background, generally made exclusively using the WordArt function in Publisher complete with a very nineties drop-shadow effect.

andyocpfc 15-11-2017 05:04 PM

eBay!!

Having something for sale on eBay. Gathering plenty of watchers to then find nothing happens and no one bids come the end of the auction. FFS - why 'watch' unless you're going to get involved you bastards.

Selling something on eBay in a bidding war. One person comes in within 5 seconds of it ending (SEVEN F--KING DAY AUCTION) and wins the item. I then send him an email instantly, he doesn't reply for over 24hrs and then says 'for personal' reasons he can no longer proceed. Offer it as a second chance to other bidder (that put more than one bid in), didn't hear back at all! FFS

Stellavista 15-11-2017 06:37 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by andyocpfc (Post 13943601)
eBay!!

Having something for sale on eBay. Gathering plenty of watchers to then find nothing happens and no one bids come the end of the auction. FFS - why 'watch' unless you're going to get involved you bastards.

Selling something on eBay in a bidding war. One person comes in within 5 seconds of it ending (SEVEN F--KING DAY AUCTION) and wins the item. I then send him an email instantly, he doesn't reply for over 24hrs and then says 'for personal' reasons he can no longer proceed. Offer it as a second chance to other bidder (that put more than one bid in), didn't hear back at all! FFS

People will often watch if they have got something similar to sell themselves, to gauge interest and possible value. I know I've done it....

ceeby 15-11-2017 06:37 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by andyocpfc (Post 13943601)
eBay!!

Having something for sale on eBay. Gathering plenty of watchers to then find nothing happens and no one bids come the end of the auction. FFS - why 'watch' unless you're going to get involved you bastards.

Selling something on eBay in a bidding war. One person comes in within 5 seconds of it ending (SEVEN F--KING DAY AUCTION) and wins the item. I then send him an email instantly, he doesn't reply for over 24hrs and then says 'for personal' reasons he can no longer proceed. Offer it as a second chance to other bidder (that put more than one bid in), didn't hear back at all! FFS

Agreed! Also cunce that watch a fixed price listing :veryangry

Blind_Eagle 15-11-2017 06:57 PM

Not quite sure why anyone feels the need to justify why they hate eBay.

elgin eagle 15-11-2017 07:30 PM

Currently involved in a tortuous ebay transaction involving 2 scousers, a manc courier, and 393 tins of varnish.

LN1 15-11-2017 08:34 PM

Station platform buffets (Travellers Fare type not Costa/Nero ones) that now sell a bewildering variety of hot drinks.
Changing trains with four minutes till the train arrives I pop into platform buffet with only a couple in front so think no problem. Couple then stare at the hot drinks list and then start discussing the options as if it were a restaurant menu. They finally decide on what to have but then ask the lady serving to show them the three sizes of cup available even though they are visibly stacked up in size order. Lady serving then starts doing an impression of driving the Flying Scotsman to make two different varieties of speciality coffee. The train pulls in an me and the now queue behind put items down and walk out.

Platform level buffets just PG Tips and Nescafe please and leave the specialty stuff to other specific outlets or prior to the ticket barriers.

Worksop Palace 15-11-2017 08:38 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by WLYWLYAWYPWF (Post 13943482)
Probably dehydration. Get a few pints of water down your neck and a couple of ibuprofen before you put your head down. You'll wake up brand new.

A mate of mine swears by a pint of lemonade before bed after a session

I tried it but made me worse. My made reckoned it was the 3 voddies I dropped in it but I think it was all them bubbles

StonePenge 16-11-2017 01:49 AM

Reaching for a bottle opener just before I open a can of beer. Do it all the time.Duh!

elgin eagle 16-11-2017 08:15 AM

Forgetting to put my phone/tablet on silent before i go to sleep.

the digger 16-11-2017 08:43 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by elgin eagle (Post 13944065)
Forgetting to put my phone/tablet on silent before i go to sleep.

You can solve that problem by not sleeping.

Which is also annoying.

elgin eagle 16-11-2017 08:46 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by the digger (Post 13944080)
You can solve that problem by not sleeping.

Which is also annoying.

Tell me about it. Another day on the energy drinks by the looks.

the digger 16-11-2017 08:56 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by elgin eagle (Post 13944082)
Tell me about it. Another day on the energy drinks by the looks.

I could. But then, what would I talk to my therapist about.

elgin eagle 16-11-2017 09:04 AM

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Originally Posted by the digger (Post 13944091)
I could. But then, what would I talk to my therapist about.

Her legs? :)

I usually sleep when im asleep, its the getting to sleep part i stuggle with.. Taking electrical stuff upstairs is probably a mistake too.. Need to invest in an alarm clock or two instead.

Isle of Wight 16-11-2017 09:21 AM

Adidas. £319.85 for a pair of football boots, called Glitch, that allows you to change the colour to suit your mood by having interchangeable outer coloured covers. Wtf ! I know one of my sons mates dads will crumble and then he will be in my ear for a pair shortly. Over a thousand pounds for phones and now over £300 for football boots. What on earth is going on?

Maidstoned Eagle 16-11-2017 01:17 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Isle of Wight (Post 13944106)
Adidas. £319.85 for a pair of football boots, called Glitch, that allows you to change the colour to suit your mood by having interchangeable outer coloured covers. Wtf ! I know one of my sons mates dads will crumble and then he will be in my ear for a pair shortly. Over a thousand pounds for phones and now over £300 for football boots. What on earth is going on?

I think you can buy a headband with "mug" written on it for a few quid.

Danny_Cheviot 16-11-2017 01:22 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Isle of Wight (Post 13944106)
Adidas. £319.85 for a pair of football boots, called Glitch, that allows you to change the colour to suit your mood by having interchangeable outer coloured covers. Wtf ! I know one of my sons mates dads will crumble and then he will be in my ear for a pair shortly. Over a thousand pounds for phones and now over £300 for football boots. What on earth is going on?

:hmph:

Was thinking that on the ride home yesterday.

Ummm, a £1000 pound mobile phone and making one of the richest companies in the world richer or £1000 off my mortgage?

Tough one...........

Isle of Wight 16-11-2017 03:32 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Maidstoned Eagle (Post 13944293)
I think you can buy a headband with "mug" written on it for a few quid.

I've ordered one that says "Precocious Wanker" on instead. I was given the option that said "Look my headband matches my boots" but though the 1st option was better suited.

Stellavista 16-11-2017 05:34 PM

Cold call sales wankers, who don't seem to know when you've told them no thank you. Tossbags.

Stellavista 16-11-2017 05:35 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Isle of Wight (Post 13944106)
Adidas. £319.85 for a pair of football boots, called Glitch, that allows you to change the colour to suit your mood by having interchangeable outer coloured covers. Wtf ! I know one of my sons mates dads will crumble and then he will be in my ear for a pair shortly. Over a thousand pounds for phones and now over £300 for football boots. What on earth is going on?

£300?
You want to pray your son doesn't get into archery......

Wolfnipplechips 16-11-2017 05:37 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Isle of Wight (Post 13944106)
Adidas. £319.85 for a pair of football boots, called Glitch, that allows you to change the colour to suit your mood by having interchangeable outer coloured covers. Wtf ! I know one of my sons mates dads will crumble and then he will be in my ear for a pair shortly. Over a thousand pounds for phones and now over £300 for football boots. What on earth is going on?

As much as I love my son, I don’t think that’s a dilemma at all.

No. Covers it pretty well I reckon.

PeterH 16-11-2017 05:45 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by OLD BASING EAGLE (Post 13943559)
I bet you’ve licked a few frogs in your time in Chile tho.

Not frogs, toads...

PeterH 16-11-2017 05:47 PM

Not too muany last night. A good crap, and a long, cold shower. Right as rain.

Stayed on the same pale ale all evening - probably helped.

little al 16-11-2017 07:01 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by elgin eagle (Post 13944065)
Forgetting to put my phone/tablet on silent before i go to sleep.

Why take it in the bedroom? I never take mine to bed, whats the point?

Maz 16-11-2017 07:02 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by little al (Post 13944636)
Why take it in the bedroom? I never take mine to bed, whats the point?

Tinnitus. The best noise generators on the market now available for the iPhone.

little al 16-11-2017 07:11 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Maz (Post 13944638)
Tinnitus. The best noise generators on the market now available for the iPhone.

I have tinnitus, I leave the TV on.

little al 16-11-2017 07:12 PM

And I won't have apple products.

Maz 16-11-2017 07:15 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by little al (Post 13944649)
I have tinnitus, I leave the TV on.

I find that less effective. And a little bit distracting.

What's with the apple products? Or do you mean Apple products, because I'm sure these apps are also available on android.

Jim Cannon 16-11-2017 07:22 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Stellavista (Post 13944559)
Cold call sales wankers, who don't seem to know when you've told them no thank you. Tossbags.

Cold callers who purport to be from your energy supplier and ask you for information from your bill. You point out that if they were from the company they say they are that the information they want would be available to them. Wankers

PeterH 16-11-2017 07:22 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by little al (Post 13944636)
Why take it in the bedroom? I never take mine to bed, whats the point?

I use the alarm function.

glenn.f 16-11-2017 07:27 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by elgin eagle (Post 13944065)
Forgetting to put my phone/tablet on silent before i go to sleep.

Do not disturb timer is your friend, an absolute godsend of tool buried in your phones.

little al 16-11-2017 07:28 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Maz (Post 13944655)
I find that less effective. And a little bit distracting.

What's with the apple products? Or do you mean Apple products, because I'm sure these apps are also available on android.

I haven't got Android either.

little al 16-11-2017 07:29 PM

you can set your alarm and turn your phine off, it will still go off. Personall, I haven't used an alarm in about 35 years.

Maidstoned Eagle 16-11-2017 07:31 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by little al (Post 13944669)
I haven't got Android either.

What phone do you have?

Spindle 16-11-2017 07:36 PM

Microsoft haven't written a routine to reverse CAPS when you have caps lock on by mistake aND IT COMES OUT LIKE THIS. fECK YOU mICROSOFT. so you have to retype everything.

glenn.f 16-11-2017 07:59 PM

Little Al's phone

https://ocs-pl.oktawave.com/v1/AUTH_..._1000-1000.jpg

the digger 16-11-2017 08:08 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by elgin eagle (Post 13944095)
Her legs? :)

I usually sleep when im asleep, its the getting to sleep part i stuggle with.. Taking electrical stuff upstairs is probably a mistake too.. Need to invest in an alarm clock or two instead.

Fortunately she saved me having to think of things to say (or her legs) by talking about herself. Which is annoying, and expensive.

I'm tempted to invoice her for my time but suspect she'd laugh at what chefs get paid.

Herr Colonpharter 16-11-2017 08:09 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Spindle (Post 13944691)
Microsoft haven't written a routine to reverse CAPS when you have caps lock on by mistake aND IT COMES OUT LIKE THIS. fECK YOU mICROSOFT. so you have to retype everything.

AND ABOUT 'KIN TIME! Or should that be And about 'kin time! ?

Oddjob 16-11-2017 08:29 PM

7 days 7 black and white photos etc etc. Challenge someone else etc etc

You know no ones interested right? You must do?

Maidstoned Eagle 16-11-2017 08:36 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Oddjob (Post 13944758)
7 days 7 black and white photos etc etc. Challenge someone else etc etc

You know no ones interested right? You must do?

To be honest, this was the only one I have ever done and it´s thrown up some really good and interesting pictures through my friends.

strawberry mivi 16-11-2017 08:51 PM

Having made £500 on selling a collection on eBay I spent it on a new laptop, Win 10 HP with 8Gb RAM yadda yadda yadda.
Had it less than a week and it seems to really struggle with the CPU constantly stuck at 100%.
I've turned off everything that Google suggests and it still runs like through treacle.
So, do i take it back to Argos or do i persevere, hoping it will eventually sort itself out?

PALACEWU 16-11-2017 09:14 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Oddjob (Post 13944758)
7 days 7 black and white photos etc etc. Challenge someone else etc etc

You know no ones interested right? You must do?

Facebook seems to really rile you oddjob, come away from it, it's brilliant being blissfully unaware.

Vendy 16-11-2017 09:46 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by strawberry mivi (Post 13944776)
Having made £500 on selling a collection on eBay I spent it on a new laptop, Win 10 HP with 8Gb RAM yadda yadda yadda.
Had it less than a week and it seems to really struggle with the CPU constantly stuck at 100%.
I've turned off everything that Google suggests and it still runs like through treacle.
So, do i take it back to Argos or do i persevere, hoping it will eventually sort itself out?

Take it back. Sounds like a pile of shit!

Vendy 16-11-2017 09:47 PM

Although I bets its all the HP Bloatware or Windows 10 glitching.

A fresh install would probably cure it but then if it doesn't you cannot throw it back to Argos

elgin eagle 16-11-2017 09:49 PM

Wanky manc couriers who steal your stuff then hold you to ransom for it.

Bipe 16-11-2017 10:15 PM

The phrase 'the word legend is overused these days' is overused these days.

Danny_Cheviot 16-11-2017 10:44 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by strawberry mivi (Post 13944776)
Having made £500 on selling a collection on eBay I spent it on a new laptop, Win 10 HP with 8Gb RAM yadda yadda yadda.
Had it less than a week and it seems to really struggle with the CPU constantly stuck at 100%.
I've turned off everything that Google suggests and it still runs like through treacle.
So, do i take it back to Argos or do i persevere, hoping it will eventually sort itself out?

Right click on the taskbar and bring up Task Manager. Check to see if search indexer is running. If you transferred a load of data onto the laptop it will take a while for it all to be indexed.

Anti virus and malware protection could also be installing definitions. Make sure you only have one version of AV running. Uninstall any extra.

New laptops always come with a load of diagnostic tools crap, health checker, etc, etc. I always remove all of it. You can always ireinstall later if required.

Leave it on overnight and in the morning run a few RESTARTS. Not Shut Down but restarts.

strawberry mivi 16-11-2017 10:52 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Danny_Cheviot (Post 13944886)
Right click on the taskbar and bring up Task Manager. Check to see if search indexer is running. If you transferred a load of data onto the laptop it will take a while for it all to be indexed.

Anti virus and malware protection could also be installing definitions. Make sure you only have one version of AV running. Uninstall any extra.

New laptops always come with a load of diagnostic tools crap, health checker, etc, etc. I always remove all of it. You can always ireinstall later if required.

Leave it on overnight and in the morning run a few RESTARTS. Not Shut Down but restarts.

I haven't bothered putting anything on it yet.
I've also disabled lots of things in services.msc so I'm just trying to decide how long to keep trying.
Unfortunately it replaces a works Win 7 machine (lower spec) that I've had to return, and that ran like a whippet.
Not impressed with the whole Win 10 experience.

cappuccinoeagle 16-11-2017 11:18 PM

The fact the BBC have seen fit to give Michael McIntyre another series

Worksop Palace 16-11-2017 11:21 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by cappuccinoeagle (Post 13944915)
The fact the BBC have seen fit to give Michael McIntyre another series

And Porridge a new one

Typical BBC. Awful stuff

little al 17-11-2017 04:39 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Maidstoned Eagle (Post 13944678)
What phone do you have?

Windows.

little al 17-11-2017 04:42 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by cappuccinoeagle (Post 13944915)
The fact the BBC have seen fit to give Michael McIntyre another series

And persevere with Tracy Ullman.

Bintang 17-11-2017 07:35 AM

CNN

They hardly cover news any more, spending most of their time slagging off Trump and anything vaguely connected to him. OK fine, but not all the time.

elgin eagle 17-11-2017 08:55 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Bintang (Post 13945030)
CNN

They hardly cover news any more, spending most of their time slagging off Trump and anything vaguely connected to him. OK fine, but not all the time.

Clinton News Network.. Its actually quite funny if you watch a rerun of The Day Today then put on CNN or the BBC :)

PIE "N" MASH 17-11-2017 09:39 AM

Being knocked off the motorbike on me way home last night and the car driver telling me he didn't see me.No f#cking shit sherlock:jerkit::jerkit:

jimmy the gent 17-11-2017 09:46 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Isle of Wight (Post 13944106)
Adidas. £319.85 for a pair of football boots, called Glitch, that allows you to change the colour to suit your mood by having interchangeable outer coloured covers. Wtf ! I know one of my sons mates dads will crumble and then he will be in my ear for a pair shortly. Over a thousand pounds for phones and now over £300 for football boots. What on earth is going on?

You could always tell him 'no, 300 quid for a pair of boots is ridiculous'. Paying that for your kids boots is rank bad parenting IMHO.

Maz 17-11-2017 09:52 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by PIE "N" MASH (Post 13945080)
Being knocked off the motorbike on me way home last night and the car driver telling me he didn't see me.No f#cking shit sherlock:jerkit::jerkit:

Bad luck. Any damage to you? Any damage to the bike?

jimmy the gent 17-11-2017 09:56 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by PeterH (Post 13943469)
That's age. It is annoying. A good session is likely to stay with you three days when you are older.

I thinks that's why I read so many Palace fans on Facebook celebrating because they have given up the drink. They weren't alcoholics, but three pints was never enough and always ended up in much more. Leading to feeling crap for 3 days.

The cost of those nights out has soared, too.

For the most part I try and steer clear of hard liquor these days. My spiced rum and youtube music sessions are about 3 times a year.

Saying all that, I am on a session tonight - so should feel shite for the next three days.

I think this is overstated. Yes, when you're in your early adulthood you can shrug off a session in a blink of an eye, but if you follow basic recovery steps there's no reason a hangover should last anything beyond a day, no matter your age.

If you drink like a tool, ie scotch, beer and wine, dont drink water, drink absolute shit quality stuff, then obviously you're going to get stung. But if you rehydrate properly (magnessium and potassium tablets the next day and before bed if possible are a lifesaver), get a good breakfast in, then get a good walk and plenty of fresh air, then you should be able to shift a hangover within 5 or 6 hours easy. If that doesnt work, then hair of the dog, taper off and crash early in the evening.

bubbs11 17-11-2017 09:58 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by cappuccinoeagle (Post 13944915)
The fact the BBC have seen fit to give Michael McIntyre another series

To be fair to the BBC, they spent 40 odd years being a safe house for raving pedophiles, so this is a step up really.

andyocpfc 17-11-2017 09:58 AM

How does hair of the dog actually work because often you feel like crap, manage to scrape a few beers down you and not only do you feel brand new again but also fine the next day (assuming you don't have the same as the previous night, obviously)?

Maidstoned Eagle 17-11-2017 10:35 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by little al (Post 13945018)
Windows.

So kind of like android then.

Maidstoned Eagle 17-11-2017 10:37 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by PIE "N" MASH (Post 13945080)
Being knocked off the motorbike on me way home last night and the car driver telling me he didn't see me.No f#cking shit sherlock:jerkit::jerkit:

Had a van do that the other week...he was also making an illegal left turn.....my motorbike is bright orange and i have a rather lairy coloured jacket on....when they say they didn;t see you, what they mean is they didnt ******* look.

Maidstoned Eagle 17-11-2017 10:37 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by jimmy the gent (Post 13945086)
You could always tell him 'no, 300 quid for a pair of boots is ridiculous'. Paying that for your kids boots is rank bad parenting IMHO.

And the money spent on a phone.

PIE "N" MASH 17-11-2017 11:19 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Maz (Post 13945091)
Bad luck. Any damage to you? Any damage to the bike?

Got off lucky,bruised ribs,damage to knee and lower leg.
Bike will be written off:frown:

PIE "N" MASH 17-11-2017 11:22 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Maidstoned Eagle (Post 13945122)
what they mean is they didnt ******* look.

Nail on the head.Luckily the biker behind got it on his helmet cam,he hasn't got a leg to stand on.

Maz 17-11-2017 11:37 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by PIE "N" MASH (Post 13945159)
Got off lucky,bruised ribs,damage to knee and lower leg.
Bike will be written off:frown:

Good luck, I suppose. Hope everything works out, with the knee and with the insurance claim!

PIE "N" MASH 17-11-2017 11:39 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Maz (Post 13945180)
Good luck, I suppose. Hope everything works out, with the knee and with the insurance claim!

Thank you.

art malice 17-11-2017 11:41 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by PIE "N" MASH (Post 13945162)
Nail on the head.Luckily the biker behind got it on his helmet cam,he hasn't got a leg to stand on.

Hope he makes a full recovery too

ceeby 17-11-2017 11:46 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by andyocpfc (Post 13945099)
How does hair of the dog actually work because often you feel like crap, manage to scrape a few beers down you and not only do you feel brand new again but also fine the next day (assuming you don't have the same as the previous night, obviously)?

Because the problem with drinking is not the drinking, it's the stopping. A slow come down will always be better for you. Don't let the blood in your alcohol stream get too high :afro:

TopKnot 17-11-2017 01:08 PM

retailers getting more American with their language, recently using 'drop' as a verb to describe new products arriving. As in 'Latest model drops 25th November'. Why do they all have to copy each other.

elgin eagle 17-11-2017 01:25 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by art malice (Post 13945189)
Hope he makes a full recovery too

:D

elgin eagle 17-11-2017 01:50 PM

1 Buy 400 litres of out of date varnish from Liverpool on ebay for cheap
2 organise courier from Shiply and accept quote
3 courier steals varnish and takes it back to Manchester, then claims bankruptcy and insists on 35 pound ransom fee to pick it up.
4 Shiply absolve themselves of all responsibility but credit courier deposit for next courier.
5 Elgin seeks advice from bbs on next step/retribution.

Maz 17-11-2017 02:04 PM

Did you buy on a credit card?

andyocpfc 17-11-2017 02:07 PM

I have no idea on the legal side Elgs, but what were you going to do with 400 cans of out of date polish?

elgin eagle 17-11-2017 02:11 PM

Thanks guys

1 I paid for the varnish with PayPal but the seller has fulfilled their end of the bargain as far as I can see. I paid a 14 pound deposit to the scammer via Shiply site but that has been credited pending a new courier.
2 I need a little varnish but was intending to sell the rest/keep it for future generations.

CT_Palace 17-11-2017 02:12 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by bubbs11 (Post 13945098)
To be fair to the BBC, they spent 40 odd years being a safe house for raving pedophiles, so this is a step up really.

:D

must spread

Selhurst Celtic 17-11-2017 02:16 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Maidstoned Eagle (Post 13945122)
Had a van do that the other week...he was also making an illegal left turn.....my motorbike is bright orange and i have a rather lairy coloured jacket on....when they say they didn;t see you, what they mean is they didnt ******* look.

He saw you alright. He was probably looking for you, to be honest.

Isle of Wight 17-11-2017 02:18 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by jimmy the gent (Post 13945086)
You could always tell him 'no, 300 quid for a pair of boots is ridiculous'. Paying that for your kids boots is rank bad parenting IMHO.

Absolutely. I have the same fight over phones and trainers but for some reason others seem to think it acceptable, which causes the inevitable "Well so and so has a pair of Nike XYZ trainers at £150" NO :veryangry

CT_Palace 17-11-2017 02:18 PM

Was reminded of something whilst reading a post elsewhere about having to learn cursive/joined up writing...

handwriting that includes capital letters for no apparent reason e.g. crystAl pAlAce

andyocpfc 17-11-2017 02:20 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by elgin eagle (Post 13945348)
Thanks guys



1 I paid for the varnish with PayPal but the seller has fulfilled their end of the bargain as far as I can see. I paid a 14 pound deposit to the scammer via Shiply site but that has been credited pending a new courier.

2 I need a little varnish but was intending to sell the rest/keep it for future generations.


Oh I see. Don’t know why I read it as polish as i knew it was varnish’s

Anyhow, it’s a tough one and don’t know where you go with that one. I suppose it’s not to do with eBay as such, nor the seller. It’s a form of theft so I suppose the police, although they’ll probably say “we’ll look into it” say goodbye to you and chuck the paperwork in the bin.

thereichstuff 17-11-2017 02:23 PM

Steve parish's collar :veryangry

Blind_Eagle 17-11-2017 02:25 PM

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Originally Posted by Spindle (Post 13944691)
Microsoft haven't written a routine to reverse CAPS when you have caps lock on by mistake aND IT COMES OUT LIKE THIS. fECK YOU mICROSOFT. so you have to retype everything.

Highlight affected text then Shift F3.

PALACEWU 17-11-2017 02:29 PM

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Originally Posted by CT_Palace (Post 13945362)
handwriting that includes capital letters for no apparent reason e.g. crystAl pAlAce

I am very much guilty of this, I blame my dad who writes everything in caps.

Neckinger Eagle 17-11-2017 02:29 PM

Here’s a two in one annoyance deal.

1. People who cannot get themselves to the railway station on time for their train but then realise they may get reprimanded for being late for work. Either get up earlier or take the hit for being late.

2. Short trains that pull up many yards away from the entrance to the platform.

I get a train to work but get off before it reaches ‘the Big Smoke’ (as a previous poster hates it being called [emoji23] ). I then have to step aside to avoid the people in 1. Running along the platform to get to 2. Before it departs. Recipe for an accident.

Neckinger Eagle 17-11-2017 02:31 PM

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Originally Posted by thereichstuff (Post 13945373)
Steve parish's collar :veryangry


Has he become a vicar? Or is it more kinky than that?

jimmy the gent 17-11-2017 02:39 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by thereichstuff (Post 13945373)
Steve parish's collar :veryangry

It's a f*cking aberration.

elgin eagle 17-11-2017 02:45 PM

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Originally Posted by andyocpfc (Post 13945367)
Oh I see. Don’t know why I read it as polish as i knew it was varnish’s

Anyhow, it’s a tough one and don’t know where you go with that one. I suppose it’s not to do with eBay as such, nor the seller. It’s a form of theft so I suppose the police, although they’ll probably say “we’ll look into it” say goodbye to you and chuck the paperwork in the bin.

Yeah that's what I think will happen as well Andy.

Got his name and an address of sorts so will try a new courier and go down the police route if more problems occur.

thefox 17-11-2017 02:52 PM

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Originally Posted by TopKnot (Post 13945266)
retailers getting more American with their language, recently using 'drop' as a verb to describe new products arriving. As in 'Latest model drops 25th November'. Why do they all have to copy each other.


I know it's bad. Soon they will be starting sentences with small letters and asking questions without a question mark.

Maidstoned Eagle 17-11-2017 03:10 PM

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Originally Posted by Selhurst Celtic (Post 13945356)
He saw you alright. He was probably looking for you, to be honest.

doubt he´ll be seeing much through the shiner I gave the twat.

Maidstoned Eagle 17-11-2017 03:12 PM

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Originally Posted by Isle of Wight (Post 13945361)
Absolutely. I have the same fight over phones and trainers but for some reason others seem to think it acceptable, which causes the inevitable "Well so and so has a pair of Nike XYZ trainers at £150" NO :veryangry

We head that argument off with a "good for them."

TopKnot 17-11-2017 03:28 PM

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Originally Posted by thefox (Post 13945409)
I know it's bad. Soon they will be starting sentences with small letters and asking questions without a question mark.

if someone was paying me to write copy on the BBS maybe I'd be arsed to get it right :)

Vince Hilaire's Afro 17-11-2017 03:43 PM

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Originally Posted by TopKnot (Post 13945458)
if someone was paying me to write copy on the BBS maybe I'd be arsed to get it right :)

'Assed'

Maz 17-11-2017 03:45 PM

Arsed. Let's stay British.


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