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Forum: Idle Banter 15-01-19, 09:30 AM
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Posted By timwilky
Re: Gripe of the day - What is yours?

Got up this morning, went downstairs and made a brew for the wife and I and took them upstairs.
Brew, morning news, turn on the office heater (Thank you mr google) so office warm when I go in, wife...
Forum: SV Talk, Tuning & Tweaking 08-01-19, 04:00 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 425
Posted By timwilky
Re: Homologation papers/info on V5?

I find it strange that us non Londoners that are ignorant of the carp you lot have to put up with, are expected to know you have strange rules that are only applicable to that there london. I can...
Forum: Idle Banter 08-01-19, 03:48 PM
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Posted By timwilky
Re: Gripe of the day - What is yours?

Went to tax the wifes car yesterday and it bounced as MOT runs out today. She was nagging it needed servicing so popped into the local MOT centre and "Is tomorrow OK"


So I drop the keys in this...
Forum: Idle Banter 06-01-19, 09:00 AM
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Posted By timwilky
Re: Gripe of the day - What is yours?

I am a senior project manager for a global enterprise who works from home. For my personal hosting I do take a dedicated server package from OVH.

I work with large files, and use cloud storage....
Forum: Idle Banter 04-01-19, 02:33 PM
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Posted By timwilky
Re: Gripe of the day - What is yours?

I have a 350mb VM internet, I am not happy and want more than the rubbish 20mb upload.

Looked for alternatives, Best I can get is upto 3mb on the aluminium cable BT ran to my house 30 years ago.
...
Forum: Idle Banter 31-12-18, 02:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,011
Posted By timwilky
Re: Anybody know about setting up Probate?

A few years since this thread first appeared.


Lessons learned over the years. MAKE A WILL.



Tell your executors you have named them in your will. And where to find the will. helpful to...
Forum: Idle Banter 31-12-18, 01:55 PM
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Posted By timwilky
Re: Gripe of the day - What is yours?

Daughter No 2 and her waste of space husband.


Last year, we will lose the deposit on our holiday can you lend us the 2000 and we will pay you back. Of course mum does.


Last day of holiday,...
Forum: Bikes - Talk & Issues 10-12-18, 10:12 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,159
Posted By timwilky
Re: the rights of the citizen versus society

I have friends (and family) that were teenage scroats and rode the system. But in that time the system had an end. Borstal. None went back.
Forum: Idle Banter 06-12-18, 08:14 AM
Replies: 4
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Posted By timwilky
Re: Happy Birthday Britains first Motorway

Yup, worked on a restoration and the owner decided to have a sneaky test. Brought it back on a truck and start again.
The saying was something like turns the curves on a motorway into bends.
Forum: Idle Banter 05-12-18, 02:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 207
Posted By timwilky
Happy Birthday Britains first Motorway

Today, the M6 round preston, AKA the Preston bypass turns 60. Opened by Harold McMillan who was the first to travel on it in an Austin Sheerline
...
Forum: Idle Banter 05-12-18, 09:56 AM
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Posted By timwilky
Re: Happy Birthday Steve_God

Nobody admits going to yorkshire from anywhere!
Forum: Idle Banter 05-12-18, 09:14 AM
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Posted By timwilky
Re: 1 million versus 1 billion

You damn colonials inventing your own units of measure!
Many years ago I worked for a truck manufacturer and had to perform "Type Approval" testing.


One of these being rollover testing of fuel...
Forum: Idle Banter 27-11-18, 04:46 PM
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Posted By timwilky
Re: Gripe of the day - What is yours?

Remember the poem by Pam Ayres... I wish I looked after me teeth.

Well I did, but a poor selection of dentists over the years. The four extractions this month have all been failed crowns. Some not...
Forum: Idle Banter 27-11-18, 11:13 AM
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Posted By timwilky
Re: Gripe of the day - What is yours?

2 more extractions, tender and considering the two from the other week haven't healed yet I cannot eat either side of my mouth now.

December will be a brilliant weight loss month.
Forum: Idle Banter 26-11-18, 08:59 AM
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Views: 993
Posted By timwilky
Re: 1 million versus 1 billion

I upset a mate who was taking the P out of my pronunciation of garage. As in garaarge, where he says it is garige.


His comment was, "you wouldn't call a fridge a frage". "No I would call it a...
Forum: Idle Banter 26-11-18, 08:46 AM
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Posted By timwilky
Re: Gripe of the day - What is yours?

Dare not say anything, wife saw the rear end surgeon yesterday (Yes on a Sunday) who has taken some of her worries away. Not bad NHS, 6 days after going to her GP and being told he will refer her...
Forum: Idle Banter 24-11-18, 09:53 AM
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Posted By timwilky
Re: the mood in your area

Here in the impoverished north where we have never seen any benefit of EU membership, it is hardly surprising that Brexit went the way it did. It was a protest, the politicians of all houses were not...
Forum: Idle Banter 15-11-18, 03:27 PM
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Posted By timwilky
Re: Gripe of the day - What is yours?

Only 24 hours in a day. yet my bosses seem to think I can fit 36 hours to a working day.

I have too many concurrent projects and not permitted to take on any junior PMs to run the business as...
Forum: Idle Banter 14-11-18, 06:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 292
Posted By timwilky
Re: Schrader valve

Can I have a quarter of licororice torpedos please.
How many grams is that?
Forum: Idle Banter 06-11-18, 11:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 235
Posted By timwilky
new bike thoughts

So I am getting to the point where the little GSXR is well past its sell buy. even if it sailed through its mot last month.

I am looking, new gixers are silly money and TBH I don't need that...
Forum: Idle Banter 06-11-18, 12:19 PM
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Posted By timwilky
Re: Gripe of the day - What is yours?

Well it ran 30 mins late as they had to use the downstairs surgery where I was scheduled for an oap who could not mange the stairs to the one where she was scheduled. I saw the upstairs chap come...
Forum: Idle Banter 06-11-18, 10:15 AM
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Posted By timwilky
Re: Gripe of the day - What is yours?

Toothwrights in 45 mins.
a month ago "Book a followup appointment, you need those 3 broken stumps extracting and two fillings"

Not looking forward to this.
Forum: Bikes - Talk & Issues 01-11-18, 09:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,096
Posted By timwilky
Re: RST heated gloves

I have a pair of Biketek heated gloves. Unsightly as they look like old fashioned gauntlets and lack the protection of my normal kevlar braced gloves. but for those dry cold days in winter they are...
Forum: Idle Banter 22-10-18, 02:23 PM
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Posted By timwilky
Re: Gripe of the day - What is yours?

will be toasty were I go. Sodding off to the sun to live out my days once I retire. Come back skint and tell the welfare to house me and send someone to wipe my ass/feed me.
Forum: Idle Banter 22-10-18, 02:20 PM
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Posted By timwilky
Re: Gripe of the day - What is yours?

My dad changed his will 3 days before he died, instead of the estate going to his children, the lot went to his wife.


They had been together since she was our baby sitter in 1964 and they...
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