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    Not at all - "this space reserved for those...

    Not at all - "this space reserved for those delivering Venetian Blinds (or similar)"
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    Someone’s replaced my passport photo with a...

    Someone’s replaced my passport photo with a picture of a seasonal fruit and marzipan cake... I think my identity’s been stollen…
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    ...as they should not be cycling on the pavement...

    ...as they should not be cycling on the pavement in the first place? (and, yes, we have this too)
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    Lifted shamelessly from yesterdays Times: ...

    Lifted shamelessly from yesterdays Times:


    Mother Superior calls everyone together and announces: "We have a case of gonorrhea in the convent".

    An elderly nun at the back pipes up: "Thank...
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    And Brakes are not "safety equipment"? Wot...

    And Brakes are not "safety equipment"?

    Wot Graham said - I can't speak for the PADI equivalent but I was very disappointed in the BSAC version: -

    Regulator - rinse in freshwater after use and...
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    I trust the log sheet shows who they were....?

    I trust the log sheet shows who they were....?
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    Impressed with the "Of course I had to get my...

    Impressed with the "Of course I had to get my girlfriend out of bed" - I bet she wasn't...
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    We have the same with Amazon - something on the...

    We have the same with Amazon - something on the lines of 13:48 - 14:48

    With the additional benefit the driver must live on our road and stop for lunch as we get a "you are the fourth next...
  9. So - a sanitised version of what I sent DiveMouse...

    So - a sanitised version of what I sent DiveMouse

    Adrian *******
    DoB ********
    NHS Number *******
    Gained BSAC 1st Class and BSAC Advanced instructor - 1,700 or so dives prior to incident

    Bent...
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    A considerable number of years ago I was doing...

    A considerable number of years ago I was doing (and failing) the practical part of First Class Diver - a tiny part of the exercise involved eight of us crammed in the wheelhouse of an unfamiliar...
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    I was walking through the woods yesterday when I...

    I was walking through the woods yesterday when I came across a suitcase, when I opened it, it was stuffed with a Fox, Vixen and two Cubs. Rather alarmed, I called the RSPCA for advice. The operator...
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    Facial recognition failed - please try again...

    Facial recognition failed - please try again after removing your mask...
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    "...with space for up to eight complications" ...

    "...with space for up to eight complications"

    Isn't life complicated enough already?
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    Did it feel anything - No. Funeral Thursday...

    Did it feel anything - No.

    Funeral Thursday...
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    You have the opposite experience to our local...

    You have the opposite experience to our local church - they have been trying to make sense of the meter readings since they started to refurbish the (listed) church hall next door. Eventually they...
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    We very nearly did that with Mrs 1st Ade - she...

    We very nearly did that with Mrs 1st Ade - she got roundly bollocked when diving in Italy - The instructor screamed at her post dive "I told you to tell me when you were at 150 Bar!!" - she replied...
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    D. "I have a pony - I don't need to plan my air...

    D. "I have a pony - I don't need to plan my air consumption nor follow the rule of thirds"
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    HS2 is the most misnamed (and mis-sold?) project...

    HS2 is the most misnamed (and mis-sold?) project on the planet - You're on the money, all this resource for High Speed simply isn't worth it - but more than doubling capacity, moving long distance...
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    Confirmed by my train trip from Euston to Milton...

    Confirmed by my train trip from Euston to Milton Keynes yesterday where a school party was debating the big sports-ground with an arch over it (think - what is Wembley famous for?) and could not...
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    Did any other country have a population as...

    Did any other country have a population as uncooperative as ours? (genuine question) - I worked on the IT side of test-track-trace and the provable examples of public stupidity were beyond belief. It...
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    Or the ones in our road who come out of their...

    Or the ones in our road who come out of their house, start the engine, have a long hands free conversation (audible 1/4 mile away) then stop the engine, lock the car and go back inside!
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    There goes my first (business) trip for three...

    There goes my first (business) trip for three years outside the UK then... Hope the office pay for the tickets I've bought.
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    I assume you managed to climb out?

    I assume you managed to climb out?
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    To be later replaced with a similar system but...

    To be later replaced with a similar system but steel tyres on a steel track to both reduce rolling resistance and eliminate the need for someone steering...

    The last mile is tricky but, as an off...
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    I have not invested "emotionally" in personal...

    I have not invested "emotionally" in personal transport. But I did (38 years ago) get a job 150 miles from where I grew up which was, in part, predicated on being able to go and see the Old Folks...
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