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Post by Sephiroth81 » Sat Feb 23, 2019 9:52 am

pratty wrote:
Sat Feb 23, 2019 5:17 am

As for that Smollet guy crying wolf, I'm not that surprised, we've become a society that incentives victimhood.
He's a selfish, greedy and devious individual and tried to exploit the fact that homophobic abuse IS sadly still commonplace in our society. His self-serving gamble backfired spectacularly, and not only will he not get his silly payrise that he thought he was entitled to, he will lose his job (and his career in general) and quite probably his liberty.

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Post by dste » Sun Feb 24, 2019 10:44 pm

Today I found my first grey chest hair.

It was inevitable as the beard and hair have been going grey for a while now but that was to be expected. I'm just getting on now...
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Post by DPrinny » Tue Feb 26, 2019 3:27 pm

Today I am looking for a new job (again, this seems to be a thing), current one isnt working out as I wanted (urgh having to wash dishes for hours, then coming home to tired to do anything, then having to clean up a mess others cant be arsed to do, its a fine use of my talents)
cant go back to the Uni thanks to having to rush my leaving, the only way back there is to start from the agency again earning not enough to live on until they take me on again, only to start on the bottom wage bracket and probably not be posted in the same building.

Looking into part time stuff

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Post by psj3809 » Mon Mar 04, 2019 11:57 am

RIP Keith Flint

Sad news. Total legend.

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Post by oldtimer » Wed Mar 13, 2019 5:51 pm

Today I went down to the tip with a ton of old electrical stuff ive horded over the years , I must have tipped 6 printers and countless other electrical products I would never use ,most of them broken or wit faults that I bunged in the loft.
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Post by Sega2006 » Wed Mar 20, 2019 11:35 pm

Today I got my car out of the Garage for the first time unassisted since I had to off road it, broke the Garage door.
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Post by psj3809 » Mon Mar 25, 2019 2:17 pm

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland- ... e-47693895

Ha ha sure thats our old retro friend Stu Campbell. Read this story then recognised the name and the blog

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Post by Antiriad2097 » Mon Mar 25, 2019 4:18 pm

Classic Stu, and not in the least bit homphobic. Good on him for challenging it.
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Re: Today

Post by dste » Mon Apr 01, 2019 9:37 pm

Not today but last week I started a new job, no more evening work for me, hurrah.
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Post by thedustyjoypad » Mon Apr 15, 2019 11:44 am

Today my wife is in a bad mood with her best friend but all I can think about it playing some games tonight. Guess what I wont be doing later! Haha :lol:
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Re: Today

Post by psj3809 » Wed Apr 17, 2019 9:20 am

Yeah my wifes away for a few days with the kids as i couldnt take time off. Yesterday i ordered a great curry ! Tonight a bit of MAME on my arcade machine and then i've got the choice of whatever i want to watch on TV.

Plus the suns out ! all good !!

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Post by thedustyjoypad » Wed Apr 17, 2019 10:22 am

psj3809 wrote:
Wed Apr 17, 2019 9:20 am
Yeah my wifes away for a few days with the kids as i couldnt take time off. Yesterday i ordered a great curry ! Tonight a bit of MAME on my arcade machine and then i've got the choice of whatever i want to watch on TV.

Plus the suns out ! all good !!
Sounds perfect mate :D

Im toying with the idea of building an arcade machine too. Got an old laptop I never use any more, which has MAME on (among other things), so was thinking of re-purposing it inside the arcade machine.
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Re: Today

Post by psj3809 » Wed Apr 17, 2019 10:54 am

Yeah i went to the Blackpool show last year, some guy had a few machines he had built and the price wasnt bad (£500-599) and i fell in love with it. Sold my old one (MAME only) and bought one of these new ones which had MAME and tons of other emulators on it. Love it !! Wish i had taken woodwork more seriously at school as i would loev to make my own but im soooo bad at stuff like that !!

I'm just like a kid, knowing i've got this machine with 5000+ different games of different systems to play when i want is a dream !!

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Post by thedustyjoypad » Wed Apr 17, 2019 12:04 pm

That sounds excellent mate. Once my kids aew a little older and dont need the "play room" as much for their toys, Im gunna build it in there. Seen some good flat pack arcade units, just need to get the bits for it, like buttons and screen, etc..

I play them all on my gaming laptop anyway and connect it to the tv, but theres nothing like standing at an arcade machine. Theres something exciting about it. I have so many happy memories of going to the arcades as a kid, so having one of my own would be a dream come true!
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Re: Today

Post by psj3809 » Wed Apr 17, 2019 12:28 pm

Thats the thing, part of it is the whole nostalgia value, playing some arcade classic or some Megadrive game i remember paying £45 for etc. I dont always play them tons but sometimes a quick 5 or 10 minutes here and there to get that nostalgia feeling !

Also its quite good on some emulators saving. I'm determined to finish Sonic as for 25 years or so i've just probably got to level 3 and thats it ! Want to do it all

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