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Forum: Idle Banter 15-01-19, 05:29 PM
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Posted By Sir Trev
Re: Gripe of the day - What is yours?

Wear an extra jumper?



I'll get me coat...


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Forum: Idle Banter 15-01-19, 10:36 AM
Replies: 6,885
Views: 403,489
Posted By Sir Trev
Re: Gripe of the day - What is yours?

As I only work in my home office rarely, mainly when (like now) I am between contracts and searching, I have the greenhouse heater in here with me. Simple fan heater with a thermostat. Goes back...
Forum: Idle Banter 13-01-19, 02:55 PM
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Views: 259,286
Posted By Sir Trev
Re: Smile of the day - What is yours?

I have saved myself several hundred quid by spending an hour at the bench in the garage with the DVD recorder and some screwdrivers.

After a while DVD players/recorders start to act up. Simple...
Forum: Bikes - Talk & Issues 13-01-19, 02:40 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 654
Posted By Sir Trev
Re: 1979 Suzuki X5 Long term rebuild

That is already so cool - when it's finished and riding down the road it's going to be epic as I'm sure it will look mint based on your last few builds.
Forum: Idle Banter 08-01-19, 03:15 PM
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Posted By Sir Trev
Re: Gripe of the day - What is yours?

"something, something...plumbing" Fantastic!

We all love you really Tim but LPH is not the only one who's never quite sure what you mean when you talk about your job.
Forum: Idle Banter 08-01-19, 01:54 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 1,788
Posted By Sir Trev
Re: to all the workers, a message from the bosses

This bears out my observations as well. Worked at one of our contracts where a lot of the people were ex civil servants who were on TUPE terms. As far as they were concerned they were still public...
Forum: Idle Banter 07-01-19, 10:18 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 1,788
Posted By Sir Trev
Re: to all the workers, a message from the bosses

Companies would alter their ownership structure and would still shunt their profits to the lowest taxation country. All of the large IT companies I have worked for do this - the UK operating (Ltd)...
Forum: Idle Banter 06-01-19, 04:34 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 1,788
Posted By Sir Trev
Re: to all the workers, a message from the bosses

Taxes have to increase, it is inevitable as the cost of supplying services keeps going up. We do indeed need to balance our spending but at some point someone will have to bite the bullet and say...
Forum: Idle Banter 05-01-19, 09:32 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 1,788
Posted By Sir Trev
Re: to all the workers, a message from the bosses

There is nothing wrong with being paid what you're worth and it's quite right that you get paid more for taking difficult decisions and leading the company. I've seen too many people over the years...
Forum: Idle Banter 04-01-19, 05:11 PM
Replies: 1,867
Views: 135,948
Posted By Sir Trev
Re: The All new Reeder Megathread

Went to a job interview today at Hovis. Their headquarters are here in High Wycombe and thinking about our departed breadman did make me smile. Considering they want someone to start on Monday it's...
Forum: Photos 04-01-19, 11:12 AM
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Views: 113,977
Posted By Sir Trev
Re: Photo Comp - Chat Thread

My photography mojo ebbs and flows so it depends on what mood I'm in each month. Have an idea for this month so I'll see if I get the chance to carry it out in time as it depends on the weather,...
Forum: Idle Banter 03-01-19, 09:52 AM
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Views: 403,489
Posted By Sir Trev
Re: Gripe of the day - What is yours?

My BT hub (always switched on) drops out for five minutes every day between 17:45 and 18:15. Very, very annoying when you're working from home and in the middle of a Skype conference call. The...
Forum: South & West Surfers 03-01-19, 09:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 182
Posted By Sir Trev
Re: Is there anyone alive down there??

Ah Jayne, we miss your sense of humour. Please post more often as you always make us smile.
Forum: Idle Banter 01-01-19, 09:04 AM
Replies: 6,885
Views: 403,489
Posted By Sir Trev
Re: Gripe of the day - What is yours?

Was nearly 1am when they finished here, and as we're in a valley they bounce back and forth around the hills making them worse. Selfish barstewards - just because you eventually got back from the...
Forum: Idle Banter 01-01-19, 08:58 AM
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Views: 135,948
Posted By Sir Trev
Re: The All new Reeder Megathread

Well we survived the rubbish TV scheduling of last night and the never ending fireworks at midnight. Time to think about that resolution of being a bit more active this year. Been a bit of a hermit...
Forum: Idle Banter 01-01-19, 08:51 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 348
Posted By Sir Trev
Re: Happy New Year

I'm just about awake now so HNY to all on the Org. May the selfish so and so's who were still letting fireworks off at almost one in the morning get a painful boil on their nether regions!
Forum: Idle Banter 31-12-18, 11:53 AM
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Views: 135,948
Posted By Sir Trev
Re: The All new Reeder Megathread

The mixed recycling wheely bin is out front of Trev Towers as we speak - it was flippin heavy when I rolled it out there last night! Five of us here over Chrimbo week and the wine rack has taken...
Forum: Idle Banter 30-12-18, 11:15 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 615
Posted By Sir Trev
Re: Smart phones

Heck yes. Must make more of an effort to get out and meet my friends more this coming year instead of relying on WhatsApp, text and emails...
Forum: Idle Banter 28-12-18, 12:27 PM
Replies: 1,867
Views: 135,948
Posted By Sir Trev
Re: The All new Reeder Megathread

Flippin quiet in our house now. The Monkey and her boyfriend have headed down to his mum's in Southampton for New Year and Father-in-Law has gone to see one of his old school mates in Marlow for the...
Forum: Photos 28-12-18, 12:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 703
Posted By Sir Trev
Re: Dec 18 Photo Comp - Deck the Halls

Kenzie - you can imagine the slogan "Happy Christmas" across the top and it's the cover of a card!
Forum: Idle Banter 28-12-18, 12:21 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 615
Posted By Sir Trev
Re: Smart phones

Yes phones pretty much look the same these days, much as a lot of "consumer" goods. Have a look at the silhouette of a mid-size hatchback and compare it to another of a similar size - they look the...
Forum: Idle Banter 27-12-18, 10:13 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 615
Posted By Sir Trev
Re: Smart phones

Although I am not welded to mine like so many people seem to be I do like to have it with me. I don't use it for quite all of the features LPH does but I do like the Geocaching app that lets me...
Forum: Idle Banter 27-12-18, 10:04 PM
Replies: 1,867
Views: 135,948
Posted By Sir Trev
Re: The All new Reeder Megathread

Had a great guided tour once of a brewery in Belgium. The jovial (and slightly rotund) chap showing us around said their weakest brew was about 5%, called Blusser, or Extiguisher in English, was the...
Forum: Bikes - Talk & Issues 27-12-18, 09:38 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 654
Posted By Sir Trev
Re: 1979 Suzuki X5 Long term rebuild

Col - you're quite the magician my friend. Wish I had the patience to do something like this.
Forum: Idle Banter 26-12-18, 01:22 PM
Replies: 1,867
Views: 135,948
Posted By Sir Trev
Re: The All new Reeder Megathread

Disaster - we're nearly out of Pringles!
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