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What made you smile today? Part III

Old May 17th 2022, 1:28 pm
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Originally Posted by Red Eric View Post
My wife answered an unknown number this morning, at the third time of ringing.

"Hello, who's calling please"
" **indecipherable mumble** "
"I think you may have the wrong number"
"No, it's the right number. It's the one I was given"
"OK, well who do you want to speak to?"
"Carlos - the dog killer"
You´ve left us in suspense.Was the answer "I´ll just get him" ??
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Old May 17th 2022, 1:33 pm
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Originally Posted by dougal03 View Post
You´ve left us in suspense.Was the answer "I´ll just get him" ??
Should have been, I suppose.

Actually, if anybody does find his number could they pass it on? I could do with his services at the moment - several of the beasts regularly rampage among my veg plot.
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Default Re: What made you smile today? Part III

Originally Posted by Red Eric View Post
My wife answered an unknown number this morning, at the third time of ringing.

"Hello, who's calling please"
" **indecipherable mumble** "
"I think you may have the wrong number"
"No, it's the right number. It's the one I was given"
"OK, well who do you want to speak to?"
"Carlos - the dog killer"
Originally Posted by BristolUK View Post
That sounds like Carlos Fonseca Jr

You just reminded me of a time when I answered the phone and a female voice said "I'm going to suck you dry" then hung up.

I wondered if that was a wrong number and if so, at what point did she realise.
(it wasn't a call I had paid for )


I never get calls like this. What am I doing wrong?

I only get people trying to sell me insurance.
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Old May 17th 2022, 2:05 pm
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Originally Posted by Lion in Winter View Post
I never get calls like this. What am I doing wrong?
Have you tried changing your phone number?
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Old May 17th 2022, 3:41 pm
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Old May 23rd 2022, 1:22 pm
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A new addition to the culinary arts..... move over deep-fried Mars bars!

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Originally Posted by macliam View Post
A new addition to the culinary arts..... move over deep-fried Mars bars!
*Tayto Photo*
Now that's a good crisp.

The Irish Village pub here (original one) in Dubai has a shop selling all manner of tat, but also food. You can be boozing in the pub and leave with a sackful of Taytos. Banging crisp.
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Old May 24th 2022, 2:15 pm
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Reported in the paper today-----"Elizabeth Line hailed as "fit for a Queen" as first train runs on time". Sounds like a bit of sarcasm there.
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Default Re: What made you smile today? Part III

Originally Posted by dougal03 View Post
Reported in the paper today-----"Elizabeth Line hailed as "fit for a Queen" as first train runs on time". Sounds like a bit of sarcasm there.
It also got closed down, but it was a false alarm.
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My Newspaper carried a Bloomberg report yesterday about former British MP (48) Imran Ahmad Khan being sentenced for a 2008 sexual assault.
No that's not the part that made me smile.

The accompanying photograph was of ex Cricketing legend and, until last month, Prime Minister of Pakistan, Imran Khan (69).

I noticed instantly the headline and photo didn't match.
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Perhaps I shouldn´t smile because it is to cost families money but I did thinking of when I lived in Devon where you are a Grockle if not born in the county.The Welsh Government want every school pupil to be taught Welsh.Those still wishing to speak English have to find their way to school & the responsibility of the parent to get their child there resulting in extra car costs.Those desiring to speak Welsh get a free school bus ride.I wonder if this trend for keeping languages active will expand all over Britain! My grandchildren live in the Scottish Highlands so maybe I had better get "with the Gaelic" ASAP.And those with 2nd.homes in Cornwall also had better look lively too if wanting to continue friendly chit chat with the locals.
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Standing in front of the deli window this morning, trying to decide between pork pies, pork pies with egg, or scotch eggs. I eventually asked the deli assistant for two scotch eggs without the egg.

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Trying to spell my wife’s name in solar powered Christmas lights on the patio to surprise her later.

Failed with a wiring issue but will persist.

Happy 2022 all.
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Old May 28th 2022, 8:18 am
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Originally Posted by spouse of scouse View Post
Standing in front of the deli window this morning, trying to decide between pork pies, pork pies with egg, or scotch eggs. I eventually asked the deli assistant for two scotch eggs without the egg.

Wouldn't pork pies without the pork have been easier?
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Old May 28th 2022, 1:24 pm
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Originally Posted by spouse of scouse View Post
Standing in front of the deli window this morning, trying to decide between pork pies, pork pies with egg, or scotch eggs. I eventually asked the deli assistant for two scotch eggs without the egg.

I'd kill for a scotch egg or pork pie.
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