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    I never bother with personalised ring tones. I...

    I never bother with personalised ring tones.
    I was just pleased to find one that sounds like a telephone.
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    Not just me then. Coconut is possibly an...

    Not just me then.
    Coconut is possibly an acquired taste that I have failed to acquire and, much as something wrapped in chocolate is hitting me at my most basic level, a 'Bounty' sweet doesn't make...
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    My scariest moment flying was on a hang glider...

    My scariest moment flying was on a hang glider turning in on the field and realising I had left it a bit late and the tree line was becoming a bit of wall.
    But I pulled on a bit more speed and went...
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    Having worked in flight simulation and seen the...

    Having worked in flight simulation and seen the top Captains from many airlines around the world there are some I would never fly with.
    That counts far more than the treatment you get in the cattle...
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    Needing to upgrade my short stepladder for a bit...

    Needing to upgrade my short stepladder for a bit of DIY I notice...
    People selling telescopic ladders shouldn't describe them as 'Collapsible'.
    Wrong vibe.
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    I hate being stoopid. I'm rebuilding my ham...

    I hate being stoopid.

    I'm rebuilding my ham radio aerial rotator, it slightly rusted solid after decades on the roof.
    So I'm doing a bit of heavy metalwork.
    I needed to trim a slice from a steel...
  7. I started on an Inspo Then I defected to some...

    I started on an Inspo
    Then I defected to some other thing
    It was so 'good' I bought another Inspo.
    That outlasted me and was used on my last dive. (too old)

    Only the third was a reasoned choice...
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    Sad but it was inevitably going to happen one day.
    Thank you for your time, effort and money.
    We have all very much enjoyed it.
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    Don't be coy Finless. Pantie liners for men ...

    Don't be coy Finless.
    Pantie liners for men

    Dammit when they nuked my prostate I was damn near incontinent for weeks and got through boxes of Level 3s.
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    Let her scritch out the last few white tufts and...

    Let her scritch out the last few white tufts and she'll be all pretty again.
    It's been a bad moult this year.
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    I just discovered that this funny...

    <head banging>
    I just discovered that this funny python programming language I suddenly need to fix something in has a serious GOTCHA for an old C/C++ buffer like me
    An assignment does not return a...
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    Smartwatches.... I got one free with a mobile...

    Smartwatches....
    I got one free with a mobile phone replacement and I think that was Samsung unloading dead stock.
    As notdeadyet says it has functions that make no sense on a watch.
    It is mostly...
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    Oh my... The door to Sally's little house was...

    Oh my...
    The door to Sally's little house was getting all stiff as the timber weathers in.
    So I took it off and sawed a slice off the bottom and a slice of the bottom batten so nothing scrapes any...
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    All diets do that. Sadly. Initial weight loss...

    All diets do that.
    Sadly.
    Initial weight loss is burning glucose from glucosamine stores but every gram of glucose used releases about 5gms of water.
    It gets real after the spare glucosamine has...
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    Didn't I tell you to buy the S1000RR? 8)

    Didn't I tell you to buy the S1000RR? 8)
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    I bought a PIR detector on Ebay. I have the...

    I bought a PIR detector on Ebay.
    I have the receiver in my cargo pocket.

    For some reason, even with a notice, delivery drivers insist on walking up the path and tapping on the door.

    So I open...
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    "Sorry. No. That's stupid."

    "Sorry. No. That's stupid."
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    The words are "Change sharing options for...

    The words are
    "Change sharing options for different network profiles"
    then
    "Private" and "Guest or Public"
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    Normally stuff like that is just 'no shares...

    Normally stuff like that is just 'no shares being set up yet'.
    If windows beware the Local/Public restriction sets. It's easy to fix the wrong one.
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    Very worried. Try real exercise rather than...

    Very worried.

    Try real exercise rather than the placebo.
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    I did it once. It wasn't hard so I assumed it...

    I did it once.
    It wasn't hard so I assumed it was just there to make it look like membership was 'elite'.
    The shapes and patterns bit was rather fun but the verbal reasoning part just got boring...
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    Are they still measuring that in meters? (of...

    Are they still measuring that in meters?

    (of punched tape)

    asking as an ex-Hitachi Seiki programmer
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    It's far worse than that. What could happen if...

    It's far worse than that.
    What could happen if they were allowed to bring on a bottle of water that was not purchased in the 'Airside' shops?

    What really amused me was a flight to Iceland where...
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    http://www.nigelhewitt.co.uk/stuff/belgan2.jpg ...

    http://www.nigelhewitt.co.uk/stuff/belgan2.jpg

    OK so the barrel is about a century out of test so it would be a foolhardy idiot that put a ball in it...
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    Sally's trying to do that too... Moulting...

    Sally's trying to do that too...

    Moulting looks seriously uncomfortable and she's as scruffy as they come.

    Still, in the wild this is where the majority of deaths occur as the need to hunt to...
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