Things that annoy you beyond reason...(Vol 5)

Things that annoy you beyond reason...(Vol 5)

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FourWheelDrift

76,723 posts

225 months

nonsequitur

8,782 posts

57 months

Wednesday 15th May
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Cotty said:
Never heard that before so looked it up. The full quote is

"“I have nothing against football. It just seems very wasteful losing 2 hours of my life to watch 22 millionaires on TV chasing a bag of wind in their underwear".
See, It's easy to put down any sport into one self satisfied sentence.

Clockwork Cupcake

59,912 posts

213 months

Wednesday 15th May
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nonsequitur said:
See, It's easy to put down any sport into one self satisfied sentence.
Or, indeed, a TV show. smile

Cupramax

7,942 posts

193 months

Wednesday 15th May
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yellowjack

11,512 posts

107 months

Wednesday 15th May
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Turbotechnic said:
227bhp said:
When the gas runs out of the aerosol before the content does.
Always WD40.
I had that with a small can of WD 40. I managed to get some of the product out (as a dribble, not a proper aerosol spray) by crushing the can to re-introduce a little pressure. You won't get all of it out, but "every little helps..."

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OpulentBob

10,599 posts

121 months

Thursday
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SpeckledJim said:
MartG said:
droopsnoot said:
Web sites that check important stuff at the wrong end of the "transaction".
Often found on postal courier sites, where they let you fill in all the details before checking the destination, then "This service is not available for Scottish Highland destinations"
And couriers systems who know better than you (and your customer who actually lives there) what format an address or phone number should be. So you wrestle with it for four or five iterations, and then end up playing their game with dummy information and sneak the right details into a free text box somewhere else.

Nice work, IT lads, earned your money that day.
Harsh. They had passwords to reset that day too. And a printer cartridge needed changing. They would have been mentally shattered after that.

OpulentBob

10,599 posts

121 months

Thursday
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yellowjack said:
Turbotechnic said:
227bhp said:
When the gas runs out of the aerosol before the content does.
Always WD40.
I had that with a small can of WD 40. I managed to get some of the product out (as a dribble, not a proper aerosol spray) by crushing the can to re-introduce a little pressure. You won't get all of it out, but "every little helps..."
Or gently warm it in the oven. 50-80 degrees.

Halmyre

7,030 posts

80 months

Thursday
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yellowjack said:
Turbotechnic said:
227bhp said:
When the gas runs out of the aerosol before the content does.
Always WD40.
I had that with a small can of WD 40. I managed to get some of the product out (as a dribble, not a proper aerosol spray) by crushing the can to re-introduce a little pressure. You won't get all of it out, but "every little helps..."
I always lose a WD40 can long before the contents run out. Lord knows where they go, I think they're the larval stage of half-empty paint tins or something.

Schmeeky

4,051 posts

158 months

Thursday
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hehe

jet_noise

3,177 posts

123 months

Thursday
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Halmyre said:
I always lose a WD40 can long before the contents run out. Lord knows where they go, I think they're the larval stage of half-empty paint tins or something.
When the physics of the universe is better understood portals to this dimension will be opened and, along with the tops from ball point pens and single socks, there will be a giant pile of these cans.

Nimby

1,921 posts

91 months

Thursday
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jet_noise said:
When the physics of the universe is better understood portals to this dimension will be opened and, along with the tops from ball point pens and single socks, there will be a giant pile of these cans.
I thought the adult stage of anything metal was a wire coat-hanger.

nonsequitur

8,782 posts

57 months

Thursday
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yellowjack said:
Turbotechnic said:
227bhp said:
When the gas runs out of the aerosol before the content does.
Always WD40.
Try WD39. Lasts longer, always gets to the heart of those hard to reach places. Never runs out of ideas, like to where to aim it.hehe





Grahamdub

2,093 posts

84 months

Thursday
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nonsequitur said:
Try WD39. Lasts longer, always gets to the heart of those hard to reach places. Never runs out of ideas, like to where to aim it.hehe
Is that like asking the wife for a 68 ? She gives you a blowie and you owe her one laugh

Europa1

7,858 posts

129 months

Thursday
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Grahamdub said:
nonsequitur said:
Try WD39. Lasts longer, always gets to the heart of those hard to reach places. Never runs out of ideas, like to where to aim it.hehe
Is that like asking the wife for a 68 ? She gives you a blowie and you owe her one laugh
Wasn't WD39 the founder of APIS?

Shakermaker

8,515 posts

41 months

Thursday
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Europa1 said:
Wasn't WD39 the founder of APIS?
He was certainly an enthusiastic supporter of them

Bobberoo99

7,637 posts

39 months

Thursday
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Trying to use the Autotraders site, just keeps freezing with the loading symbol going round and round and round and.................

Cliftonite

6,920 posts

79 months

Thursday
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Shakermaker said:
Europa1 said:
Wasn't WD39 the founder of APIS?
He was certainly an enthusiastic supporter of them
It follows that nonsequitur is also.









TameRacingDriver

12,384 posts

213 months

Thursday
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captain_cynic said:
Shakermaker said:
AdBlock plus doesn't seem to be working properly on Chrome at the moment and everytime I load PH I have to then re-load the site to make the plug-in work

Happening on other sites too
Adblock sold out years ago, you need to switch to Ublock Origin.

https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/ublock-o...

Might want to get Privacy Badger whilst you're there.
Did it? Explain? Seems to be working fine for me...

Clockwork Cupcake

59,912 posts

213 months

Thursday
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TameRacingDriver said:
Did it? Explain? Seems to be working fine for me...
I've certainly noticed that I get "We see you are using an adblocker" a lot on websites now, when using AdBlock Plus. I keep meaning to try UBlock Origin to see if it is less detectable.

I don't see adverts from AdBlock Plus though. Just a lot of detections.

So I'm interested in reading the explanation too.

captain_cynic

4,622 posts

36 months

Thursday
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TameRacingDriver said:
Did it? Explain? Seems to be working fine for me...
https://www.theverge.com/2016/9/13/12890050/adblock-plus-now-sells-ads
https://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2016/09/adbloc...

Hence a lot of people switched to Ublock Origin, being open source there are far fewer commercial interests.
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