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Old 28.04.2015, 22:28
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Re: The micro-RANT thread

People who use their mobile phone with the keypad tones/clicks activated......grrrrrr, feckers the lot of 'em!
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Old 28.04.2015, 23:30
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People who use their mobile phone with the keypad tones/clicks activated......grrrrrr, feckers the lot of 'em!
Oops. Sorry!
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Old 29.04.2015, 09:28
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Re: The micro-RANT thread

colleague of mine eats a yogurt at her desk every morning. scrape scrape scrape. scrape scrape scrape. Stop scraping - there's none left.
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Old 29.04.2015, 09:33
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colleague of mine eats a yogurt at her desk every morning. scrape scrape scrape. scrape scrape scrape. Stop scraping - there's none left.
I raise you the colleague who had a custard filled Danish yesterday for breakfast - when I say breakfast, they (him and the Danish) arrived at the desk at 8am, the Danish was then left wafting its sweet aromas for 3 hours before being eaten - 30mins before he went for lunch.
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Old 29.04.2015, 16:12
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Re: The micro-RANT thread

Your yogurt comment reminds me of a psychiatrist I used to know. She kept "Activa" brand yogurt in her office and CONSTANTLY offered it to anyone who would listen, but otherwise kept strangely mute. I remember her saying, "It's Activa, do you want it? It's Active!" over and over almost as if she may have been OCD or slightly Autistic? I don't know....It takes all kinds, I guess.
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Old 29.04.2015, 16:25
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Stop scraping - there's none left.
Our cat would disagree .
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Old 29.04.2015, 16:57
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I raise you the colleague who had a custard filled Danish yesterday for breakfast - when I say breakfast, they (him and the Danish) arrived at the desk at 8am, the Danish was then left wafting its sweet aromas for 3 hours before being eaten - 30mins before he went for lunch.
He joyfully anticipated having the pastry for three hours. That's much more satisfying than eating it right away and then being sorry for three hours because he's eaten it already
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Old 29.04.2015, 17:02
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Your yogurt comment reminds me of a psychiatrist I used to know. She kept "Activa" brand yogurt in her office and CONSTANTLY offered it to anyone who would listen, but otherwise kept strangely mute.
Psychiatrist's patient perhaps?
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Old 29.04.2015, 22:29
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Re: The micro-RANT thread

Psychiatrists, psychologists, doctors, dentists, or for that matter plumbers, cleaners, tailors or cleaners who "keep strangely mute".
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Old 29.04.2015, 22:59
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colleague of mine eats a yogurt at her desk every morning. scrape scrape scrape. scrape scrape scrape. Stop scraping - there's none left.
Well, rather yogurt than a yogurt drink: shlurp shlurrrp shlurrrrrrrrp SHLUURRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRP
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Old 30.04.2015, 01:42
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Re: The micro-RANT thread

How did so many people who cannot stop talking about there investment schemes, insurance policies etc. etc. get hold of my mobile number ? And when will they learn that I am not interested ??
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Old 30.04.2015, 06:49
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People who use their mobile phone with the keypad tones/clicks activated......grrrrrr, feckers the lot of 'em!
Yeah. Whoever thought that would be a good feature to include on a cell phone needs to taken outside, hung by his toes, and made to listen to a dozen phones going click-click-click for a few hours. Gaaaahhhhh, that's annoying!
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Old 30.04.2015, 07:21
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Open mouth chewers...

You ain't no cow.
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Old 30.04.2015, 09:36
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Chewing gum. Watching and listening to people chewing gum .
Smack smack smack......
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colleague of mine eats a yogurt at her desk every morning. scrape scrape scrape. scrape scrape scrape. Stop scraping - there's none left.
I was worried there for a moment, but then I noticed you said "her desk" and not "his desk".

Now where was I ? ah yes ... scrape, scrape, scrape ...
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Paddy, it's POPPING gum
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qrrz54UtkCc
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Old 30.04.2015, 11:47
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colleague of mine eats a yogurt at her desk every morning. scrape scrape scrape. scrape scrape scrape. Stop scraping - there's none left.
Get an app for your phone which listens for the scrape scrape scrape sound and makes some suitably rude or annoying noise in response. It won't stop the scrape scrape scrape, but you will enjoy it more when it happens.
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He joyfully anticipated having the pastry for three hours. That's much more satisfying than eating it right away and then being sorry for three hours because he's eaten it already
This reminds me of friends that ordered a new car and were told they would have to wait for 10 weeks.
"What! 10 weeks!"
Salesman "Ah but think of the anticipation!"
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Old 01.05.2015, 08:42
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This reminds me of friends that ordered a new car and were told they would have to wait for 10 weeks.
"What! 10 weeks!"
Salesman "Ah but think of the anticipation!"
10 weeks of anticipation?

It's so overrated.....
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