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Old Nov 4th 2020, 4:16 am
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I don't know how regularly I will post again but I will try. I mainly wanted to pop on because I felt bad that some of you might think I was ignoring you because I'm not. I think it was explained on here because I was in touch with a few people off-site so to speak but to cut it short, I haven't been on not for any major reason other than I was recently given a new laptop at work, and we were recently bought out by a larger company. So therefore I have no reason to trust that that new computer wasn't being tracked in some way, not least because they have software on there, ostensibly a helpdesk type thing, that allows their corporate IT department to access my work computer at any time, presumably without warning or need for my permission to access, so I thought I would err on the side of caution.

I should have at least tried to get on at home or on my phone but I really hate posting on the phone. I may try to get used to that in some way though, we shall see how that works, but basically, and not to get all gushy or anything but I kind of missed you. Even those of you you might not expect that I would miss you, I did. Don't get me wrong, there have been plenty of times between May and now where I was glad I wasn't posting for a while, mostly for the sake of my own blood pressure, but also for the sake of you not having to read my rare. but fun rants.

For whatever reason tonight I was sitting at home and saw the BE bookmark on my browser and decided to check things out and I thought I'd make the post that I wanted to make for a while but my lazy arse didn't get around to.

So I'm sorry. I won't say I'm back fully just yet but I'll try harder. I'll give my phone a go again too, try posting during the day off the laptop and see how we go. I'm more than happy to stay in touch via email or another instant messaging service (PM me and I'll send you my email or whatnot).

Anyway, I won't fart about too much. Just wanted to let you know I still love you all very much and I'll try to do better.
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Old Nov 4th 2020, 4:39 am
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Originally Posted by SultanOfSwing View Post
I don't know how regularly I will post again but I will try. I mainly wanted to pop on because I felt bad that some of you might think I was ignoring you because I'm not. I think it was explained on here because I was in touch with a few people off-site so to speak but to cut it short, I haven't been on not for any major reason other than I was recently given a new laptop at work, and we were recently bought out by a larger company. So therefore I have no reason to trust that that new computer wasn't being tracked in some way, not least because they have software on there, ostensibly a helpdesk type thing, that allows their corporate IT department to access my work computer at any time, presumably without warning or need for my permission to access, so I thought I would err on the side of caution.

I should have at least tried to get on at home or on my phone but I really hate posting on the phone. I may try to get used to that in some way though, we shall see how that works, but basically, and not to get all gushy or anything but I kind of missed you. Even those of you you might not expect that I would miss you, I did. Don't get me wrong, there have been plenty of times between May and now where I was glad I wasn't posting for a while, mostly for the sake of my own blood pressure, but also for the sake of you not having to read my rare. but fun rants.

For whatever reason tonight I was sitting at home and saw the BE bookmark on my browser and decided to check things out and I thought I'd make the post that I wanted to make for a while but my lazy arse didn't get around to.

So I'm sorry. I won't say I'm back fully just yet but I'll try harder. I'll give my phone a go again too, try posting during the day off the laptop and see how we go. I'm more than happy to stay in touch via email or another instant messaging service (PM me and I'll send you my email or whatnot).

Anyway, I won't fart about too much. Just wanted to let you know I still love you all very much and I'll try to do better.
I have a solution. Retire

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Old Nov 4th 2020, 4:44 am
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I have a solution. Retire
I may never get to do that the way things are looking right now. I did get a 5% raise in the meantime though so yay me. Means bugger all after my pound of flesh comes out for insurance but it has nice optics, eh?



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Cheers. I hope to stay this time, even if just on my phone.
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I may never get to do that the way things are looking right now. I did get a 5% raise in the meantime though so yay me. Means bugger all after my pound of flesh comes out for insurance but it has nice optics, eh?





Cheers. I hope to stay this time, even if just on my phone.

You need a cheap chromebook for personal posting, or a tablet. Phone posting is small and annoying.
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Old Nov 4th 2020, 5:15 am
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You need a cheap chromebook for personal posting, or a tablet. Phone posting is small and annoying.
I got an ipad this year, which I spend most of my time on playing rollercoaster tycoon or football manager, but that would do at a pinch. Might be a bit conspicuous at the desk in work though, but the phone isn't. At home in the evenings I have my desktop though, which I'm on now. That makes things easier.
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I got an ipad this year, which I spend most of my time on playing rollercoaster tycoon or football manager, but that would do at a pinch. Might be a bit conspicuous at the desk in work though, but the phone isn't. At home in the evenings I have my desktop though, which I'm on now. That makes things easier.
I forget you have people in your office. I always think of you in a huge warehouse surround by piles of road salt, rolls of turf, and a lot of trucks.
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Old Nov 4th 2020, 5:23 am
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I forget you have people in your office. I always think of you in a huge warehouse surround by piles of road salt, rolls of turf, and a lot of trucks.
That all exists but it's out back in the yard . I do have my own office though, so I might try bringing it in tomorrow to see how I go. I usually hear people before they see me.
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Anyway, I won't fart about too much. Just wanted to let you know I still love you all very much and I'll try to do better.

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I have a solution. Retire
Himself indoors did that and it stuffed me. Trying to get him to join Mens Shed. or get a part time job.
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Hey me old sultanofswing good to see you are back.How was the walk of life???
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Hey me old sultanofswing good to see you are back.How was the walk of life???
Hey, nice to be back again. Posting on my phone here, I think it might not be as bad as I thought it was.

Great song reference, and the break did me good. Not much of interest happened while I was away though. I haven't caught the big rona yet
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Welcome back young man. Very nice to see you again, you have been missed. Anyway, here you are and hopefully for good.
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Welcome back young man. Very nice to see you again, you have been missed. Anyway, here you are and hopefully for good.
I'm going to try to stick around, yeah.
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