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Re: Today

Post by Negative Creep » Wed May 24, 2017 8:27 pm

silvergunner wrote:
Wed May 24, 2017 7:52 pm
Negative Creep wrote:
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Today I popped down to see my Mum, who asked me to check a box of books she'd found in the loft since she didn't know if they were mine or my Dad's. Opened it and didn't recognise the top layer but thought I'd check underneath anyway - which duly revealed his stash of 1980's porn mags :oops:
A time when women had hair in other places than their head :lol:

Whose was it then? Bet it was yours :wink:

Never even knew he had them! Maybe there's a Retro Porn forum somewhere who can advise how much they're worth :lol:
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Re: Today

Post by DPrinny » Thu May 25, 2017 4:49 am

psj3809 wrote:
Wed May 24, 2017 8:12 pm

Worth checking how much disposable income you've got. Car tax might be 50-100 quid a year (or six months). Insurance for a new driver might he at least £600+ easily a year so that's at least 50 quid a month. Then there's the petrol. Plus driving lessons and the test

If you're thinking of doing lots of journeys then it might be okay but cars are expensive to maintain and keep. An old banger might be cheap but it may need lots doing every MOT

Not trying to put you off but it'll be far cheaper getting a bus to work

Worth checking how much it'll cost
Ive done the research on this, renting something would be cheaper at the start till the jobs come flowing in then buy one
Local place £95 for 10 hours lessons, mum said learn gears then I can practice in her car
Did a mock theory test the other day, did fail, but they where on things I now know about (level crossings arent something we have in Manc)
Ive got a few crewing things coming in over the next few months, the sooner I get out of my current job the better
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Post by Antiriad2097 » Thu May 25, 2017 8:03 am

£95 for 10 hours is a good deal, I was shelling out about £30 an hour!
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Re: Today

Post by thingonaspring » Thu May 25, 2017 9:39 am

I just had to pay around £900 for brakepads, discs, tyres, timing belt and a service. If I wasn't driving to France on Friday night I might have had to think twice about whether it was worth it.

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Re: Today

Post by DPrinny » Thu May 25, 2017 11:00 am

Like I said, rent when I need it, ive got my bicycle/trailer or taxis/lifts for Manchester biased things, driving for things out of the area

Its why I got some heavy duty wheels on it
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Re: Today

Post by silvergunner » Mon May 29, 2017 3:56 pm

Today is my little boys seventh birthday.

Got him a new 3DS XL and a couple of games to replace his aging DS lite as it crashes at random points all the time.

Look on his face was priceless :D

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Re: Today

Post by markopoloman » Thu Jun 01, 2017 1:35 am

Just got in from work - quick check online to see whats going on in the world.
Then at 9.45 today I will be in Hospital having my eyes laserd to increase the drain ducts in an attempt to slow down my Glaucoma. I really hate things touching my eyes. :(
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Re: Today

Post by Sephiroth81 » Thu Jun 01, 2017 9:17 am

markopoloman wrote:
Thu Jun 01, 2017 1:35 am
Just got in from work - quick check online to see whats going on in the world.
Then at 9.45 today I will be in Hospital having my eyes laserd to increase the drain ducts in an attempt to slow down my Glaucoma. I really hate things touching my eyes. :(
Good luck with it MPM, i'm the same when it comes to my eyes. I can't even manage contact lenses without squirming, so the thought of any kind of even mildly invasive eye surgery gives me chills. :cry:

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Re: Today

Post by markopoloman » Thu Jun 01, 2017 11:04 pm

Thanks Seph.

So, today wasn't as horrible as I thought it would be. They opted for a less invasive laser treatment that only took 15 mins on each eye. The good thing about this is I can drive after 24 hours.
I wouldn't say the procedure was painless, but uncomfortable and toe curling! I do know that during and after, my eyes really sting and the drops make your eyes very sensitive to light - only now can I sit here with a white screen without wearing dark shades.

Still, fingers crossed it has worked (80% chance) - so back in 6 weeks to see if the pressures are down enough to save further damage....
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Re: Today

Post by rocky1980 » Sat Jun 03, 2017 8:51 pm

good luck MPM hope everything works out for you
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Post by thingonaspring » Mon Jun 05, 2017 11:17 am

It was very strange on my commute to work today. My offices are just along Southwark Street, which is at London Bridge. Most of the area is cordoned off still, and I've never seen so many vans, aerials, police, guns, tv cameras etc etc all lining the streets. Very sad state of affairs :( didn't want to be in work today.

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Re: Today

Post by DPrinny » Fri Jun 23, 2017 11:56 am

Today in the spirt of "Trying new things" (non sexual) I had a full vegan breakfast
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Was alright, for £7 id expect there to be more of it

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Re: Today

Post by flatapex » Sat Jun 24, 2017 10:09 am

I think you have pulled lol
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Re: Today

Post by felgekarp » Sat Jun 24, 2017 11:08 am

DPrinny wrote:
Fri Jun 23, 2017 11:56 am
Today in the spirt of "Trying new things" (non sexual) I had a full vegan breakfast
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Was alright, for £7 id expect there to be more of ii
Some of the best sausages I've tasted have been the linda mcartney ones.
Splink!

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Re: Today

Post by DPrinny » Sat Jun 24, 2017 4:53 pm

They tasted like stuffing
first time I have ever had Tofu, was ok
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