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Re: What gives you the S&#T's!?

Postby Merc1107 » Wed Jun 20, 2018 11:26 am

homer9000 wrote:channel 92 showing us past their use by date british sitcoms nightly except during footy season.why not some two broke girls or mom in place of those snobby keeping up appearances,as time goes by or to the manor born rubbish.

Maybe I'm just a biased fan of Keeping Up Appearances, but I'd much prefer any sort of British comedy (On the Buses, Faulty Towers, Mr. Bean, whatever) over the shite the Americans serve up; which is just episodes and episodes worth of crude jokes and plots revolving around sex and love life.

Much like Two and a Half Men or The Big Bang Theory, both quickly became boring as they became a revolving door of the same old plots. British Comedy does often rely on recurrent, running jokes, but I'll take that over anything served up today.
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Re: What gives you the S&#T's!?

Postby Campbelltown busboy » Wed Jun 20, 2018 3:57 pm

The lack of variety on prime time tv these days witch is made up with mostly reality shows and below par sitcoms where there was at least there was a decent level of variety on prime time tv 25 years ago even the cartoons were better back then where nearly all of today’s cartoons are fully computer generated
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Re: What gives you the S&#T's!?

Postby Newcastle Flyer » Sat Jun 23, 2018 3:54 pm

People that quote WHOLE posts, especially if it's the previous post.

To admin, I thought a guideline on here says no quoting of whole posts?
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Re: What gives you the S&#T's!?

Postby Swift » Sun Jun 24, 2018 4:49 am

Young people (especially millennials) buying cars built the generation before themselves. What business do they have driving a vehicle that has no relevance to them?
Get a Hyundai white goods on wheels and leave the classics to those that actually have a sentimental attachment to claim! :evil:
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Re: What gives you the S&#T's!?

Postby homer9000 » Sun Jun 24, 2018 8:52 am

the number of cars older than the people driving them in many cases.i would try borrow money for a near new car or a demo built between 2014 and 2017 with low miles from my bank as a personal loan since I have had a savings account with them since I was a kid than chance my life driving something built prior to the nineties.I would for instance be safer in a current Holden Spark or a XC series Barina or even a post update last of the line SB Barina(1997-2000) than anything earlier.it sucks to get anything as safe in an older car you need to look for a 2001 mazda 626 or a 1993-1997 honda accord with airbags and in many cases anti lock brakes or heaven forbid do the totally embarrassing thing and put yourself into an old mercedes or volvo.
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Re: What gives you the S&#T's!?

Postby Merc1107 » Sun Jun 24, 2018 11:54 am

Swift wrote:Young people (especially millennials) buying cars built the generation before themselves. What business do they have driving a vehicle that has no relevance to them?
Maybe they happen to be interested in the vehicles and give it the 'care and feeding' it deserves? :mrgreen:

On the topic of cars, what gives me the S&*Ts is "Australia Tax" on any number of parts you might need, whether for a European or Japanese vehicle. "Oh you want that prissy little metal water flange for the back of the cylinder head, yeah, $90 thanks." Meanwhile, parts dealer in the U.S.A. can provide the same part for US$13.09, with the cost of shipping on the order I did, it amounted about US$21 or under AU$30. if the average Joe can get parts for his car cheaper overseas than the local dealership/parts network, something is very, very wrong.
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Re: What gives you the S&#T's!?

Postby scott » Mon Jun 25, 2018 2:51 pm

The size of the manuals provided with a new car, a friend of the family purchased a ex demo 2017 Corolla Ascent Sport and the manual that came with it is 516 pages long, and the manual that deals with the multimedia touch screen is 242 pages long. The Hyundai and Kia ones are bloody thick as well. We had to wade through pages of stuff just to set up the Bluetooth.

One day they will just put the manual on a CD, but I prefer a book, just not a novel.
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Re: What gives you the S&#T's!?

Postby Newcastle Flyer » Tue Jun 26, 2018 10:31 am

For GOODNESS SAKES YA DIRTY WOMAN, COVER YA BLOOMIN' MOUTH WHEN YA COUGH - ESPECIALLY WHEN YOU'RE SITTING RIGHT BEHIND ME And the same for that man that man in front of us. :cry: :cry: :cry: :cry: :cry:

No wonder Australia has problems with illness, colds & flu. Because of people like these two (Yes, I was going to say "dirty pigs", but pigs are cleaner!)
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Re: What gives you the S&#T's!?

Postby TA3001 » Thu Jun 28, 2018 3:41 pm

Young women singing on buses at a painfully loud volume, yelling, and deliberately drawing attention to me blocking my ears!

Have some **** **** respect bi*ches!
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Re: What gives you the S&#T's!?

Postby Swift » Thu Jun 28, 2018 4:16 pm

Cherry tomatoes no longer being the tasty alternative to their full size counterparts. I'm lucky if I find a good batch every 10th time.
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Re: What gives you the S&#T's!?

Postby Swift » Sun Jul 01, 2018 8:29 pm

People who move backwards without looking and bumping into you as you are passing them eg: supermarket aisles. I usually have to say excuse me to avoid a collision.
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Re: What gives you the S&#T's!?

Postby TA3001 » Mon Jul 02, 2018 2:38 am

Swift wrote:People who move backwards without looking and bumping into you as you are passing them eg: supermarket aisles. I usually have to say excuse me to avoid a collision.


Reminds me of the constant phone-walking in Adelaide. You can't even tell if the person walking towards ye is even aware that you're there!

It's like they were born with their head permanently angled 45 degrees downward. I notice that it's more common with younger females, particularly Asians.
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Re: What gives you the S&#T's!?

Postby scott » Sat Jul 07, 2018 8:20 am

Milennials, working with them has been painful, they don't follow instruction, never get off thier phones and their personalities leave a lot to be desired and they are just selfish and rude, with no manners.

Almost being knocked off an escalator by a female millennial, shoved angrily past me, I swear I left plenty of room.

It is hard to make new friends, and the ones you do make drop out of contact once projects are finished and their contracts finish.
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Re: What gives you the S&#T's!?

Postby Merc1107 » Sat Jul 07, 2018 2:29 pm

scott wrote:Milennials, working with them has been painful, they don't follow instruction, never get off thier phones and their personalities leave a lot to be desired and they are just selfish and rude, with no manners.
Don't forget who it was that raised them to be this way - the generation that decided it wasn't right to discipline your child, let them run amok and so on. You often see similar sorts of flippant behaviour (or worse yet, living in the belief their kids are perfect) in the parents of these types.
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Re: What gives you the S&#T's!?

Postby scott » Sat Jul 07, 2018 3:35 pm

The ABC axing The Checkout, due to high production costs and budget cuts.
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Re: What gives you the S&#T's!?

Postby Swift » Sat Jul 07, 2018 5:00 pm

scott wrote:The ABC axing The Checkout, due to high production costs and budget cuts.

I think there may have been more sinister reasons I suspect. They exposed what a scam many products and services are.
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Re: What gives you the S&#T's!?

Postby BanksfielderIdiot823 » Sat Jul 07, 2018 7:49 pm

Merc1107 wrote:
scott wrote:Milennials, working with them has been painful, they don't follow instruction, never get off thier phones and their personalities leave a lot to be desired and they are just selfish and rude, with no manners.
Don't forget who it was that raised them to be this way - the generation that decided it wasn't right to discipline your child, let them run amok and so on. You often see similar sorts of flippant behaviour (or worse yet, living in the belief their kids are perfect) in the parents of these types.


So true. And what gets extremely annoying is when the good parents DO dicipline their child but get quickly crucified for it by the aforementioned generation and parents.

"Ohh, you're hurting the child!" "You're going to give them psychological damage!"

Give me a break.... What psychological damage? Oh, the one that will get them to behave and show some respect in the future? Or your society's "you can have whatever you want" approach!!??? I'll go with the former, thank you.
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Re: What gives you the S&#T's!?

Postby Swift » Sun Jul 08, 2018 12:51 am

Baby boomers passing on their selfish ways. The small number of good ones were most likely not raised by that self indulgent generation.
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Re: What gives you the S&#T's!?

Postby TA3001 » Sun Jul 08, 2018 3:15 pm

Some bitch around the 30 mark sitting in the shelter at 'Zone B' Marion. Her eyes buried in her phone wirh her shopping bags spread out taking up 3 seats. Had to ask her 3 times for the 'ok' to sit down before she responded.

So much for women being allegedly being superior to men....
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Re: What gives you the S&#T's!?

Postby Swift » Sun Jul 08, 2018 4:06 pm

That's why they rely on gadgets and machines designed almost exclusively by males.
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Re: What gives you the S&#T's!?

Postby Newcastle Flyer » Mon Jul 09, 2018 12:51 pm

Excuse me Mr & Mrs passenger saying "Excuse me please" is not rude as you think.

Perhaps if you two didn't hog the aisle with your paws, um I mean legs, I wouldn't had needed to say that@
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Re: What gives you the S&#T's!?

Postby Swift » Mon Jul 09, 2018 3:16 pm

Maybe "could you move?" or "move your arse!" would be less offensive to the likes of her.
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Re: What gives you the S&#T's!?

Postby Newcastle Flyer » Mon Jul 09, 2018 6:24 pm

Not just her, him as well.

Um NBN News, it's not CityRail anymore, not that's important for the subject.

People who say "um" :)
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Re: What gives you the S&#T's!?

Postby ScaniaGrenda » Mon Jul 09, 2018 6:28 pm

Not getting Ansair Orana or "APG" bodied buses on service routes. Only being left with CR228L's, VST's and EVO2 and CB60 bodied buses. Nothing against them but it's been a while since I've ridden an APG / Ansair bodied bus and I'm busting to ride one again.

Mcdonalds at the Shopping Centre not having an Order's ready for pickup screen. Bad enough the crowd is so big here (especially during school holidays) and the background noise makes it hard to hear the staff at the counter calling your order number out.
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Re: What gives you the S&#T's!?

Postby TA3001 » Mon Jul 09, 2018 8:44 pm

ScaniaGrenda wrote:Not getting Ansair Orana or "APG" bodied buses on service routes. Only being left with CR228L's, VST's and EVO2 and CB60 bodied buses. Nothing against them but it's been a while since I've ridden an APG / Ansair bodied bus and I'm busting to ride one again.

Mcdonalds at the Shopping Centre not having an Order's ready for pickup screen. Bad enough the crowd is so big here (especially during school holidays) and the background noise makes it hard to hear the staff at the counter calling your order number out.


It's even worse when they don't make any effort to make their voice audible and then give you weird looks because you couldn't hear them mumbling behind 20 other folks. Very common with young female service attendants.
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