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Old Jun 14th 2019, 7:25 pm
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I'm supposed to be a Marxist, thank you very much.
Oh yeah, like there's a difference
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I'm supposed to be a Marxist, thank you very much.
Why, I'm building socialism this very moment!
Marx hated the Slavs, and Engels hated the Jews, but between them, by God, how they loved the people!
When people ask what political persuasion I follow, I tell them I'm a Marxist-Hedonist.
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Old Jun 14th 2019, 7:28 pm
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All the marketing emails I’m currently getting that involve “treat your dad” or variations of
I appreciate this is a standard marketing thing but it’s just a little raw for me at the moment
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Old Jun 14th 2019, 7:31 pm
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All the marketing emails I’m currently getting that involve “treat your dad” or variations of
I appreciate this is a standard marketing thing but it’s just a little raw for me at the moment
That's rough, sorry you're going through that right now
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Old Jun 14th 2019, 8:09 pm
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All the marketing emails I’m currently getting that involve “treat your dad” or variations of
I appreciate this is a standard marketing thing but it’s just a little raw for me at the moment
Sorry, I know it's difficult.
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Old Jun 14th 2019, 11:03 pm
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All the marketing emails I’m currently getting that involve “treat your dad” or variations of
I appreciate this is a standard marketing thing but it’s just a little raw for me at the moment
True. Have a hug.

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The first thing that's pissed me off today is finding one of my tires slashed - the tell-tale stab in the sidewall. It's very inconvenient and I can't really afford it right now.

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Old Jun 15th 2019, 12:51 pm
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The first thing that's pissed me off today is finding one of my tires slashed - the tell-tale stab in the sidewall. It's very inconvenient and I can't really afford it right now.
Gah. Wtf? Who do people do that???

Those things are expensive. It reminds me of a time some years back now when I was living in a Mexican neighbourhood on very marginal income and used to buy used tires, with the mechanic cheerfully telling me that "they are still round".
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Gah. Wtf? Who do people do that??? Those things are expensive.
Vandals. I'm not buying expensive tires, but the one I need to match will still probably cost over $150 mounted (they're doing it right now). Second thing that pisses me off is the espresso robot in the customer lounge - what I assumed would be complimentary coffee is $1.50!


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Vandals. I'm not buying expensive tires, but the one I need to match will still probably cost over $150 mounted (they're doing it right now). Second thing that pisses me off is the espresso robot in the customer lounge - what I assumed would be complimentary coffee is $1.50!
Sadly, not complimentary but complementary - to their profits.
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Old Jun 15th 2019, 6:02 pm
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Third thing is the Canadian Tire tech futz'd up the cable that holds the spare under the van so now it doesn't unwind. I spent about 40 minutes trying to pry it free and now my back hurts.
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Old Jun 15th 2019, 11:02 pm
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Third thing is the Canadian Tire tech futz'd up the cable that holds the spare under the van so now it doesn't unwind. I spent about 40 minutes trying to pry it free and now my back hurts.
I'd be pissed off with all that too. Hope something lovely happens to make you smile.

I'm pissed off with jetlag after a challenging few weeks away in the UK. However I am hugely grateful to RICH for his act of kindness, which meant I had to nights of extreme comfort on each end of my trip.
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Old Jun 16th 2019, 2:09 am
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I'd be pissed off with all that too. Hope something lovely happens to make you smile.

I'm pissed off with jetlag after a challenging few weeks away in the UK. However I am hugely grateful to RICH for his act of kindness, which meant I had to nights of extreme comfort on each end of my trip.
Take it easy with that jetlag chuck, don't make any important decisions until you're back in the land of the living! I know you had some nice catch ups with old mates, but overall it wasn't really a restful holiday for you was it. I hope your next break is a nice relaxing one - pick somewhere with no family

The nights of comfort sound wonderful though! Bless RICH for helping you out with that.

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Third thing is the Canadian Tire tech futz'd up the cable that holds the spare under the van so now it doesn't unwind. I spent about 40 minutes trying to pry it free and now my back hurts.
You've had a rough trot over the past few days A curse on the scabby head of the bastard who slashed your tyres. Don't laugh, my curses work! My Mum's a self-confessed witch and she reckons I've inherited her talents
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Old Jun 17th 2019, 12:34 am
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Take it easy with that jetlag chuck, don't make any important decisions until you're back in the land of the living! I know you had some nice catch ups with old mates, but overall it wasn't really a restful holiday for you was it. I hope your next break is a nice relaxing one - pick somewhere with no family

The nights of comfort sound wonderful though! Bless RICH for helping you out with that.
Cheers mi duck! I've just spotted my spelling mistake of to instead of two!!!! Starting to emerge from the fog today .
I had a lovely time with friends which passed too quickly. Spent 2 days trying to get an appointment for my mum with a soft tissue and bone oncologist. She had got lost in the NHS's referral system and GP surgery system for over 13 weeks. Meanwhile she is in considerable pain and becoming increasingly distressed. I'm emotionally drained.
Hopefully we will manage a holiday away somewhere warm and relaxing. However I think we will both be needed back in the UK in the next year, I'm not sure I will get to see my mum alive again. I'm hoping I'm wrong.

Thank you for your words of wisdom. Did you have a good holiday....was it Thailand, Bali or somewhere else? Sorry my brain is mush.

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