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Old Feb 22nd 2013, 3:58 pm
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Originally Posted by Uncle Ebenezer View Post
I work in N. Austin and drive on I35 each day, your royal stoutness, so I do encounter plenty of your uncoordinated brethren.
My brain pictured them as drunk Plymouth Brethren.
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Old Feb 22nd 2013, 4:01 pm
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Originally Posted by Uncle Ebenezer View Post
55 miles ... a little under an hour.
Hell's bells! I trust the new job is worth the drive?

The terrible thing is, it used to take me a little under an hour to get into work, when I was a civil servant in Belfast. I lived 12 miles from work . That's the genius of a 4-5 mile stretch of 2-lane single carriageway after a 4-lane stretch on arguably the busiest stretch of road in the area ...

You want to see bad driving? Sit on the A2 in Greenisland after the dual carriageway, at the merge to 2 lanes at 8:00 in the morning
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Old Feb 22nd 2013, 4:15 pm
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Hell's bells! I trust the new job is worth the drive?

The terrible thing is, it used to take me a little under an hour to get into work, when I was a civil servant in Belfast. I lived 12 miles from work . That's the genius of a 4-5 mile stretch of 2-lane single carriageway after a 4-lane stretch on arguably the busiest stretch of road in the area ...

You want to see bad driving? Sit on the A2 in Greenisland after the dual carriageway, at the merge to 2 lanes at 8:00 in the morning
It is worth it, but we've decided to move nearer my job and put the $600-$700 a month I spend on fuel (see what I did there?) towards a nicer house. Cheryl works from home now, so it doesn't matter to her.
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Old Feb 22nd 2013, 4:17 pm
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Originally Posted by kimilseung View Post
My brain pictured them as drunk Plymouth Brethren.
Plymouth?
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Originally Posted by Uncle Ebenezer View Post
55 miles ... a little under an hour.
That's not so bad.
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Old Feb 22nd 2013, 4:20 pm
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Plymouth?
This lot
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Plymouth_Brethren
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Old Feb 22nd 2013, 4:23 pm
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Originally Posted by kimilseung View Post
There seemed to be quite a number of them in Barnet.
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Old Feb 22nd 2013, 4:23 pm
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Originally Posted by Uncle Ebenezer View Post
It is worth it, but we've decided to move nearer my job and put the $600-$700 a month I spend on fuel (see what I did there?) towards a nicer house. Cheryl works from home now, so it doesn't matter to her.
That makes sense. $6-700 a month can make for a big difference as far as houses go. Especially if the house prices in Texas are still as attractive as they were on all those house hunters shows my wife used to watch on TV ...
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Old Feb 22nd 2013, 4:27 pm
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Ah. I thought you were talking about cars.
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Old Feb 22nd 2013, 4:57 pm
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Originally Posted by kimilseung View Post
My brain pictured them as drunk Plymouth Brethren.
Bloody Hell! Don't mention those joyless twunts! My dad's family are Plymouth Breathren, and they are as forward thinking as Saudi fundamentalists! Bad news indeed! It is no wonder, after a very dour upbringing that my dad drank , smoked and got upto all kinds of opposite behaviour to compensate. True to form, like most sons, I followed most of my dad's ways, and consequently was given a lot of leeway when I was younger, due to my dad's unhappy younger life. C'est la vie, and all that.

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Old Feb 23rd 2013, 4:26 am
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I don't know what's he's complaining about. Compared to Dallas, driving in that tin horn town that he lives in is like the pony rides at the county fair.
He doesn't need a reason, he just likes to.
See, a lot of people live in huge towns of 50,000 residents at home, so of course any decent sized place over here is now envisioned as being as big and as busy as NYC.
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Old Feb 23rd 2013, 10:58 pm
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The moment anyone uses the term "intellectual elite" as a pejorative term.

Using your brain is a bad thing? Really?
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Old Feb 23rd 2013, 11:18 pm
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Has anyone ever cleaned the vents on their dishwasher? Disgusting, I hate to think that that gunk had anything to do with the dishes I have been using. Hopefully the leaking door will be fixed.
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Old Feb 24th 2013, 2:14 am
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We are selling our house, and we had quite a few viewers today. The reason I'm pi$$ed off is the last realtor did not lock up the house. There is a lock box, and I have keys, so no excuse. Luckily it's a quiet, safe street.
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Originally Posted by Lion in Winter View Post
The moment anyone uses the term "intellectual elite" as a pejorative term.

Using your brain is a bad thing? Really?
It is always a thickie that says things like that as well. Such a stupid term.
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