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Things from the past you would not get away with today....

Things from the past you would not get away with today....

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buzzer

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2,779 posts

148 months

Friday 13th July 2012
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I was reminiscing with an old mate yesterday, talking about our old cars...

Back in the early 80's he used to own a Ford LTD 7 seater estate car, great big Yank thing as he liked everything American. He used to drive around in it with the tyre pressure low so it squealed the tyres on the corners at low speed hehe

One day we pulled up along side a car at the traffic light with two lads in, My mate was driving with the window down, arm on the door, wearing his cowboy hat, smoking a cigar... The lads started to take the mick (they would, he must have looked a right cock!!) It was a Left Hooker so he was right next to their window...

My mate reached down, pulled out a replica hand gun and pointed it straight at them shoot They just screamed and shot off across the lights on red!

We were saying that if that happened today there would be an armed response unit and 20 coppers surrounding your car in minutes!

What have you done in the past you would not get away with today?

Sump

4,971 posts

75 months

Friday 13th July 2012
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Having a laugh in the work place.

More elf nf safeti related.

buzzer

Original Poster:

2,779 posts

148 months

Friday 13th July 2012
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Sump said:
Having a laugh in the work place.

More elf nf safeti related.
That is so true....

obob

4,193 posts

102 months

Friday 13th July 2012
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Sump said:
Having a laugh in the work place.

More elf nf safeti related.
You are there to work not laugh etc. etc.

sunbeam alpine

3,151 posts

96 months

Friday 13th July 2012
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All those murders. Curse DNA technology!!!
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Sump

4,971 posts

75 months

Friday 13th July 2012
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obob said:
You are there to work not laugh etc. etc.
Not sure why I said laugh, it was more related to :

Something simple and straightforward needs doing, need to get the right guy in who has gone on the course, got the high vis and can do it with elf n safety in mind.

Instead of, fk it, just crack on and do it. What happens happens.


vixen1700

9,132 posts

178 months

Friday 13th July 2012
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Saying "He's a right fking spastic!" in a work meeting.

gog440

7,982 posts

98 months

Friday 13th July 2012
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Sump said:
Not sure why I said laugh, it was more related to :

Something simple and straightforward needs doing, need to get the right guy in who has gone on the course, got the high vis and can do it with elf n safety in mind.

Instead of, fk it, just crack on and do it. What happens happens.
This^^^^^^

We are no longer allowed to change lightbulbs at work, it needs a sparky to do it.

Alfa numeric

2,812 posts

87 months

Friday 13th July 2012
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You never see kids sat in the boot of an estate or hatchback these days. They're missing out.

My mates kids looked at me like I was mad when I pointed to the security around the entrance of Downing Street and told them that I'd walked down there when I was small.

silverfoxcc

3,144 posts

53 months

Friday 13th July 2012
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Back in the 60's you could park down there!! and get out, wander up to the door......

Riknos

4,544 posts

112 months

Friday 13th July 2012
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Alfa numeric said:
You never see kids sat in the boot of an estate or hatchback these days. They're missing out.
I remember frequently as a kid being put in the boot of cars when going for family outings. They were often not estate cars. sometimes saloons...

...I don't think my family liked me very much frown

Lanby

987 posts

122 months

Friday 13th July 2012
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Riknos said:
...I don't think my family liked me very much frown
rofl

Carfiend

3,186 posts

117 months

Friday 13th July 2012
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My mother is a nurse and told me that when she was training she would routinely get the largest syringe she could find and fill it with water then walk in on a patient and say it was time for their injection. Most people thought it was funny but I expect even then you had an someone who would just moan about not taking their health seriously.

gog440

7,982 posts

98 months

Friday 13th July 2012
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Alfa numeric said:
You never see kids sat in the boot of an estate or hatchback these days. They're missing out.

My mates kids looked at me like I was mad when I pointed to the security around the entrance of Downing Street and told them that I'd walked down there when I was small.
I can remember going on family days out with mum, dad and 2 grandparentsin the seats and 4 kids in the boot of a vw variant. Infact one day i remember us giving a lift to a soldier and he was in the boot with us too!

Davey S2

10,919 posts

162 months

Friday 13th July 2012
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Riknos said:
Alfa numeric said:
You never see kids sat in the boot of an estate or hatchback these days. They're missing out.
I remember frequently as a kid being put in the boot of cars when going for family outings. They were often not estate cars. sometimes saloons...

...I don't think my family liked me very much frown
Me too but after seeing the aftermath of a smash yesterday where a huge Tarmac lorry had hit the rear quarter of a Jeep and absolutely decimated it I wouldnt put my kids in the boot of a car.

al1991

4,370 posts

88 months

Friday 13th July 2012
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Talking on a mobile whilst driving.

prand

3,805 posts

104 months

Friday 13th July 2012
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16 year old Page Three girls?

I seem to remember they started very young, back in the day...

steveo3002

4,741 posts

82 months

Friday 13th July 2012
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al1991 said:
Talking on a mobile whilst driving.
seem perfectly acceptable around here

Shaw Tarse

26,148 posts

111 months

Friday 13th July 2012
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prand said:
16 year old Page Three girls?

I seem to remember they started very young, back in the day...
Miss Fox?

The Nur

8,673 posts

93 months

Friday 13th July 2012
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Smoking a fag in a pub, enjoying a nice pint after work and then driving home.

All within reasonable limits of course. I am not advocating drink driving, just lamenting the demise of common sense with regards to a cheeky pint after work and the ability to partake in a cheeky fag with aforementioned cheeky pint.