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Old Feb 14th 2017, 4:24 pm
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Originally Posted by Stinkypup
Count your little boxes below your raving little DJ avatar....zilch...nada...Gawd blimey you must have been a naughty boy
I never realized what they were before now, naff me I'm rubbish. Although I suppose one is never appreciated for their art in their lifetime.
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Old Feb 14th 2017, 4:45 pm
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I never realized what they were before now, naff me I'm rubbish. Although I suppose one is never appreciated for their art in their lifetime.


I am amazed that mine havent been removed by the powers that be ..

Warhol Rothko and Lichtenstein might dispute your supposition
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I am amazed that mine havent been removed by the powers that be ..

Warhol Rothko and Lichtenstein might dispute your supposition
Didn't know you liked football?

Anyway karma thingy fixed.
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Old Feb 14th 2017, 4:57 pm
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Didn't know you liked football?

Anyway karma thingy fixed.
I can sleep soundly now
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Originally Posted by caretaker
It happens, Failure of nearby dam caused B.C. mudslide - The Globe and Mail
Okanagan dam breach prompts evacuation alert - British Columbia - CBC News
but what's going on in California is in another league. I'm trying to imagine an evacuation of that magnitude, and it's like the entire city of Regina having to pack a bag and run.
The sink hole in the main spillway is crazy. Seems the dam itself is fine, but the spillway and the emergency spillway that is at issue.
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Old Feb 15th 2017, 1:28 am
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Originally Posted by Jsmth321
I wish I could win a small lotto jack pot and buy a fish store.
Move it here, so long as you make decent chips to go with the fish
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Originally Posted by BristolUK
Move it here, so long as you make decent chips to go with the fish
Not that kind of fish store silly...

There was one for sale recently in BC, and eh just would be a good gig...lol

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Originally Posted by Jsmth321
Not that kind of fish store silly...
There was one for sale recently in BC, and eh just would be a good gig...lol
Charlee gets you an introduction into the pet stores in Chilliwack, maybe you could get on with some of those as holiday relief or something, to get your foot in the door. There's always a chance one of them is lacking someone knowledgeable in the fish dept.
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A week ago, our friend had yet another stroke, Palliative care and end of life leaflets were given to us, she has a DNR, last wednesday morning her husband was being consoled by the nursing home staff as Prue was unresponsive, well a week later, she is back to her old self eating battenburgs and guzzling tea, no one can quite believe it.
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Originally Posted by Piff Poff
A week ago, our friend had yet another stroke, Palliative care and end of life leaflets were given to us, she has a DNR, last wednesday morning her husband was being consoled by the nursing home staff as Prue was unresponsive, well a week later, she is back to her old self eating battenburgs and guzzling tea, no one can quite believe it.
Good for her! When we were asked, "At your funeral, what would you like people to say about you?", some said, "He was kind", or "He was generous." What I'd like to hear them say is "Look!, I think he's moving!"
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"Look!, I think he's moving!"
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Originally Posted by caretaker
Charlee gets you an introduction into the pet stores in Chilliwack, maybe you could get on with some of those as holiday relief or something, to get your foot in the door. There's always a chance one of them is lacking someone knowledgeable in the fish dept.
The only stores with fish are the 2 chain stores, and I have applied to both a few times. Charlee is well known at a couple stores though, the employees know her by name..lol
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Good for her! When we were asked, "At your funeral, what would you like people to say about you?", some said, "He was kind", or "He was generous." What I'd like to hear them say is "Look!, I think he's moving!"
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Originally Posted by Stinkypup
I can sleep soundly now
You spoke too soon.



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A friend came round for dinner last night, we'd arranged to each cook a curry (I cooked two and did rice, raita etc). When she got here I said to her that I hadn't put any fresh coriander in as I didn't know whether she liked it or not. "Oh" says she, "I'm allergic to that!" - "Woops" said I "there's coriander seed in both the curries I made!"

Sigh.

Worse was to come.

Sitting drinking a wine or 3 around 11.30pm and she's telling me jokes..

"Did you hear the one about the guy who was on life support? He died and his family asked if they could switch it back on to see if it would jump start him"

I just stared at her. "Umm.. Deb... just..........no" I said.

Then it clicked for her and she put her head down.

My brother was on life support for a week, until 3rd Feb.. the jump start didn't work.
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