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What has p*ssed you off today...part II

Old Aug 23rd 2018, 11:22 am
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If you live in Australia surely someone has either nicked the batteries already or there's a child-eating spider camped in the smoke alarm so you're better off just torching the place anyway.
If the spider was big enough I'd definitely consider torching the place.
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Old Aug 23rd 2018, 11:32 am
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If the spider was big enough I'd definitely consider torching the place.
Money spider is big enough to burn down a small village I reckon.
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Old Aug 24th 2018, 10:11 am
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Batteries don't need changing that frequently .
Must be the Italian influence.
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Old Aug 26th 2018, 10:39 pm
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Having a cold in the summer ...
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Having a cold in the summer ...
Me too. It's 101 degrees outside and even with the a.c. freezing the whole house my temperature is matching the outside!

And I've lost my voice. Every time I get allergy related symptoms my voice always disappears. What a waste of a weekend
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Old Aug 27th 2018, 6:41 am
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Originally Posted by Sugarmooma View Post
Me too. It's 101 degrees outside and even with the a.c. freezing the whole house my temperature is matching the outside!

And I've lost my voice. Every time I get allergy related symptoms my voice always disappears. What a waste of a weekend
Oh dear, much worse than me. I'm just sneezing and a runny nose.
Are you sure you don't have a little flu ?
Normally I would say, keep warm and take care of yourself, but in your case : take care of yourself and try to sleep it off

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I twisted my knee on Friday when I fell off the step ladder while painting my office/craft room. It was a bit sore Friday afternoon but over the last few days it's so painful I can barely walk. Thank goodness for tramadol.
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I twisted my knee on Friday when I fell off the step ladder while painting my office/craft room. It was a bit sore Friday afternoon but over the last few days it's so painful I can barely walk. Thank goodness for tramadol.
Go and see a doc. You should make sure nothing that should be attached has become detached.
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Go and see a doc. You should make sure nothing that should be attached has become detached.
I'm seeing him this arvo. I'm able to walk a bit easier this morning.
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Old Aug 28th 2018, 3:14 pm
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H. M. R. C.

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I'm seeing him this arvo. I'm able to walk a bit easier this morning.
How'd you go at the doc's Dorothy? Hope you're ok.
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Old Aug 28th 2018, 3:36 pm
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H. M. R. C.

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Dare we ask why?
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Old Aug 28th 2018, 4:36 pm
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Dare we ask why?
Dangerous ...

Just spoke to someone for 45 Minutes (!!!) there who can't string 2 English words together.
I am all for immigrants, I am one myself, but there must be a certain knowledge of English to work for HMRC ... not ?
Surely they don't use a call centre in Kenya, do they ? (Is that why May is going over there ?)

I just wanted to know if one of these days we will be able to file our tax returns on line. I can't log in (even though they give me all the necessary codes, goodness knows why) because I dont have a UK address.

After loads of ''Pardons'' and ''excuse me's'' I think I understand that, unless I buy some sort of software, I will never be able to access my account with them.
Nice service ... all because they are scared of being hacked ...

Rant over

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Originally Posted by Annetje View Post
Dangerous ...

Just spoke to someone for 45 Minutes (!!!) there who can't string 2 English words together.
I am all for immigrants, I am one myself, but there must be a certain knowledge of English to work for HMRC ... not ?
Surely they don't use a call centre in Kenya, do they ? (Is that why May is going over there ?)

I just wanted to know if one of these days we will be able to file our tax returns on line. I can't log in (even though they give me all the necessary codes, goodness knows why) because I dont have a UK address.

After loads of ''Pardons'' and ''excuse me's'' I think I understand that, unless I buy some sort of software, I will never be able to access my account with them.
Nice service ... all because they are scared of being hacked ...

Rant over

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I got a Northern Irish lad once, could only understand one word in five he was saying and had to keep passing the phone to scouse to translate

Sorry you had such frustrating experience. I can't complete my self-assessment online either, although I had umpteen phone calls with them. I was able to register for a NINO and self assessment, but when it came to setting it up online they couldn't verify my identity because I'd lived in the country for less than three years. So I rang them, and they 'sorted it out' over the phone. Of course, when I tried again - I was still getting the can't verify your identity thing. So I called them again, and they gave me three alternative methods of verifying my identity with external companies. Not one of them worked. So now I'm stuck in Australia having to pay a UK tax accountant to file returns for me, when I'm more than capable of doing them myself. grrr and double grrrrr
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I got a Northern Irish lad once, could only understand one word in five he was saying and had to keep passing the phone to scouse to translate
Yeah, when I got bumped up a grade in the civil service, I was moved to an office in Belfast providing decision making and backline support for West London jobcentres. I had to severely modify the way I spoke otherwise nobody was able to understand me .
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