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What made you smile today? Part III

Old Jan 11th 2020, 9:11 am
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Originally Posted by SultanOfSwing View Post
I did that to someone in work years ago because they were being annoying. 10/10 would do again, just for their reaction.

It's like two clicks to fix as well. Or at least it was on her computer. Even better is to just rotate it 90 degrees, it's more disorientating that way.
'Click' on TV were showing a TV that could be turned so it was vertical, so you could cast your mobile phone to it, full screen. Whether it will ever be a commercial thing is different, there were so many innovations, most of which will never see the light of day.
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Old Jan 11th 2020, 1:41 pm
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Originally Posted by SultanOfSwing View Post
I did that to someone in work years ago because they were being annoying. 10/10 would do again, just for their reaction.

It's like two clicks to fix as well. Or at least it was on her computer. Even better is to just rotate it 90 degrees, it's more disorientating that way.
Even better when you can also rotate the monitor 90 degrees - watching the user trying to rotate the monitor and get the display right is great fun - or am I mean
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Originally Posted by Lion in Winter View Post
Every bee counts. We need 'em all.

But this is the problem with nobody sending postcards any more - records are far too clunky for this job. Plus you're in Australia, so full of spiders - how do you get them out of the house without postcards?
Strange you should mention spiders, put this little beauty in the scrub land out back. This is a female funnel web and she was a bit feisty.
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Old Jan 12th 2020, 12:09 am
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Strange you should mention spiders, put this little beauty in the scrub land out back. This is a female funnel web and she was a bit feisty.

I'm ok with spiders in general, but that thing's the size of a dinner plate and it would probably stick you up and take your phone and wallet off you.
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Old Jan 12th 2020, 5:34 am
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Originally Posted by mikelincs View Post
'Click' on TV were showing a TV that could be turned so it was vertical, so you could cast your mobile phone to it, full screen. Whether it will ever be a commercial thing is different, there were so many innovations, most of which will never see the light of day.
I have one of my work screens horizontally and one vertically. The latter is really useful for reading / writing / editing documents. The former is great for watching youtube videos whilst you're meant to be working.

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That having whined about my ancient Kindle dying on me... then it coming back to life again after a marathon boot up... Then the damn cable to boot it up..dying on me and asking around and searching on Ebay to find a new one... I strolled into our Portuguese supermarket yesterday ,and into their branch of an electrical goods store .. moaned to the guy behind the desk ( whilst buying a new toaster for YD) and he said 'Will this do' producing the exact cable I needed... OH JOY !!!! Sometimes I despair of myself Was it really that easy..?.
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That was funny, except some of those robots dance better than I do
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Old Jan 13th 2020, 2:19 am
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Our visitor left this morning. So we have the house and our time back to ourselves again . It's not that we don't like having visitors but coming straight after our holiday was tiring. He seemed to require quite a bit of entertaining and we couldn't tell him anything new because he already knew it or the fact or information was answered with "Obviously!"
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Our visitor left this morning. So we have the house and our time back to ourselves again . It's not that we don't like having visitors but coming straight after our holiday was tiring. He seemed to require quite a bit of entertaining and we couldn't tell him anything new because he already knew it or the fact or information was answered with "Obviously!"
I could kick people like that fair up the clacker. Good riddance!
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What's Popeye's favourite food?

https://www.theguardian.com/world/20...nada-game-show
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We got our house back to ourselves yesterday as younger Q boy headed back to uni in New Mexico, elder boy went back to Swansea on Monday. Once more it is just the two of us and the cat. It was lovely having them both home over Christmas, but now my car is there whenever I want to go out and I can plan meals knowing who will be in and when
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I was hopefully waiting for the "robot" to kick it's tormentor back
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Old Jan 13th 2020, 10:31 am
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I'm ok with spiders in general, but that thing's the size of a dinner plate and it would probably stick you up and take your phone and wallet off you.
These things aren't that big, if they were there'd be no one living here . They do look exceedingly mean though.
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Old Jan 13th 2020, 2:59 pm
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We got our house back to ourselves yesterday as younger Q boy headed back to uni in New Mexico, elder boy went back to Swansea on Monday. Once more it is just the two of us and the cat. It was lovely having them both home over Christmas, but now my car is there whenever I want to go out and I can plan meals knowing who will be in and when

Hope he isn't getting blown away in Swansea. Mine is in Liverpool for the week hanging out in pubs while wearing a hard hat and hi vis vest learning about different construction methods on sites around the city and they've been limited in terms of going up on tall exposed construction due to the wind.
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