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Re: The micro-RANT thread

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It's 7:37 and I've been awake for 2 and a half hours.
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I woke up at 4am & couldn't get back to sleep as I am too snotty
As you're both wide awake would you like a demanding toddler for the day? She's given up napping, currently only eats carbs and Smarties and will only drink out of a red cup.

The dog has got the right idea: stay in bed with your paws over your face til it all goes away.
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Re: The micro-RANT thread

Right click on my mouse isn't working.
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Right click on my mouse isn't working.
Press harder!
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Right click on my mouse isn't working.
Hold it upside down and shake the mixture of dead skin, crisp crumbs and hand cream out.
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Re: The micro-RANT thread

OK, beer in left hand, mouse in right & salsa time ... hasn't worked yet but I will keep trying.
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Re: The micro-RANT thread

It's probably been mentioned earlier in the thread but probably deserves a refresh because it utterly gets on my nerves...

Don't people look forwards when they are walking anymore? Everyone is eyes down at their phone whilst barreling through town at rush-hour.

The amount of times I've had to do some kind of awkward shuffle-dance in front of someone who has suddenly looked up to discover they are on a collision course. FFS - put your phone away for the 5 minutes until you get to the office!!
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It's probably been mentioned earlier in the thread but probably deserves a refresh because it utterly gets on my nerves...

Don't people look forwards when they are walking anymore? Everyone is eyes down at their phone whilst barreling through town at rush-hour.

The amount of times I've had to do some kind of awkward shuffle-dance in front of someone who has suddenly looked up to discover they are on a collision course. FFS - put your phone away for the 5 minutes until you get to the office!!
But they have to update their FaceBook status, send a few tweets and whatsapps, check what is happening in Hollywood, find out the what is happening with Corazón ... you get the idea ... so many important things to focus on, before getting to the office.
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Don't people look forwards when they are walking anymore?

The amount of times I've had to do some kind of awkward shuffle-dance in front of someone who has suddenly looked up to discover they are on a collision course. FFS - put your phone away for the 5 minutes until you get to the office!!
I just put my shoulder down and provide negative reinforcement.

(followed up by my sincerest, "Oh! Entschuldigung!" )

Apparently, not a lot of rugby players in Switzerland...
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The amount of times I've had to do some kind of awkward shuffle-dance in front of someone who has suddenly looked up to discover they are on a collision course. FFS - put your phone away for the 5 minutes until you get to the office!!
In a similar vein, one of mine results from the number of times someone has said "Hallo" to me in the street and I've replied with the same, only to be met with withering looks, shortly before realising that were talking to someone on the phone handsfree. I remember when people would be carted off by the men in the little white van for talking to themselves in the street.
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Re: The micro-RANT thread

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Re: The micro-RANT thread

Being told off by some busy body for warming up my car on my own driveway. I'm scraping ice off the glass and getting some heat into the engine.. 2 mins max

FFS
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Being told off by some busy body for warming up my car on my own driveway. I'm scraping ice off the glass and getting some heat into the engine.. 2 mins max
Good. I hate people who do that.
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Re: The micro-RANT thread

I used to get that every time I used a kettle of water on the windscreen.
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