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Laid Back Lounge / Re: what is the worst job you ...
Last post by The Magic Pudding.. - April 12, 2024, 11:51:09 PM
Quote from: zorkan on April 12, 2024, 11:34:06 AMFunny how some people really do want a job that is dull and soul destroying.


Hey! I take exception to that.
Anyway, I'm in the process of becoming a spiritual accountant like Amber.

QuoteAmber Jacobs: An articulate, friendly woman looks into the camera and introduces herself as, wait for it, the spiritual accountant. She makes a whole bunch of claims, including the bizarre idea that tax is not compulsory.
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Laid Back Lounge / Re: Doesn't fit under any othe...
Last post by Tank - April 12, 2024, 08:03:01 PM
Wow!
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Laid Back Lounge / Re: what is the worst job you ...
Last post by zorkan - April 12, 2024, 11:34:06 AM
Funny how some people really do want a job that is dull and soul destroying.

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Laid Back Lounge / Re: eclipse
Last post by Asmodean - April 12, 2024, 09:06:28 AM
Quote from: billy rubin on April 08, 2024, 11:55:53 PMno

if you hold a colander under an eclipse, it acts like a multihole pinhole camera and projects lots of little eclipse images on a flat surface. my wife wanted to see it.
...Not to mention that it acts like a parabolic antenna and sends them alien microwaves right back at them. :smilenod:
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Laid Back Lounge / Re: what is the worst job you ...
Last post by Tank - April 12, 2024, 08:25:33 AM
Quote from: billy rubin on April 06, 2024, 03:05:11 PMsome people like their jobs. some people hate their jobs. i was reading the news and got distracted by some clickbait

which was a success for the clickbait

and then it occurred to me that the worst job i coul dimagine having right now would be having to write things like this in order to make a living

QuoteCaught off guard

One of the teachers, Miss Clara, quickly entered the principal's office and closed the door behind her. "Shit, Eric! What was that? Who is that girl?" she whispered, completely caught off guard by what had just happened. "That's what I'm going to find out now, he muttered as he looked through one of his drawers.

The unexpected appearance of the mysterious girl has clearly left Miss Clara and Eric, the principal, bewildered. Their hushed conversation and the search for answers suggest that something intriguing or perhaps even concerning has just occurred. The unfolding story is sure to reveal more about the girl's identity and the secrets that may lie ahead

i would strangle innocent passersby before i would succeed in writing very much like this.

what would you hate to do for a living?

:rofl: I suppose we may get to thank AI at some point in the future.
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Laid Back Lounge / Re: Doesn't fit under any othe...
Last post by Icarus - April 12, 2024, 12:33:36 AM
Here is a video about the Panama Canal. The canal has some enormous political influence without meaning to do so.  Less and less ability to accommodate cargo ships influences the inflation cycle. We complain about inflation and blame our politicians for our plight.

The real causation is diminished rainfall. Our less informed citizens, which is the vast majority of us, choose to lay the blame on the nations leaders when no other explanation fits into their heads.


 
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Laid Back Lounge / Re: Jokes Thread (Was named An...
Last post by Icarus - April 11, 2024, 10:29:02 PM
Political Joke, not quite funny.

https://imgur.com/gallery/xoIZooD
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Laid Back Lounge / Re: Reasons to be cheerful!
Last post by Anne D. - April 11, 2024, 12:54:59 AM
Hurrah  :)
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Laid Back Lounge / Re: eclipse
Last post by The Magic Pudding.. - April 10, 2024, 01:57:47 PM
Street lights coming on and somewhat spoiling the effect, chortle chortle.
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Laid Back Lounge / Re: Reasons to be cheerful!
Last post by The Magic Pudding.. - April 10, 2024, 01:36:39 PM
QuoteWarning: this topic has not been posted in for at least 120 days.
Unless you're sure you want to reply, please consider starting a new topic.

Geez, maybe I should reconsider my cheer, there's is so much woe going on...
Na, the woe of others only adds piquance to my cheer. 

Back in December I got a thing in the letterbox, fabulous fabulous fibre to your home now available.
Stick with it a year and there's no installation cost.
I decided to embrace the fabulous, The Internet said it'd take about two weeks.
I told my old internet people I wouldn't be requiring their service past December 31.
The date for the fabulous installation was set, Monday the 15ish of January.
Four weeks instead of two, that's OK, I'll cope with mobile data.
It's a work day, I get daughter (with baby) to attend.
"They couldn't do it today" she told me, big job, they'd have to requisition a shovel or something.
They didn't turn up for the next appointment mid February.
Next appointment mid March they installed a modem and an exterior box but holes would have to be dug and subterranean made to go aerial.

Today the subterranean was made to go aerial for a hundred metres and I have my fabulous fabulous fibre connection.  :)