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FlâneurFlâneur Posts: 3,027
edited August 2015 in The bottom bracket
Well Arran has been back and stuck it out
Nobody has been banned and cityboy is back
My bike still isn't clean (chain squeaked last night so this may be a a me job)
Pub lunch with the cricket today as a I burn off TOIL followed by a 4 pm departure to the pub again
Friend got his new bike (new rider got himself a defy advanced pro1) can't wait for him to have a clipping fall.

Sunny and Breezy

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  • homers_doublehomers_double Posts: 6,445
    Urgh, beer...

    Apparently MrsHD is never drinking prosecco ever ever again and I'm contemplating having a dry friday. I'm also wondering if 9.30 os too early to eat my lunch.

    I'm sure this feeling will last until about 3pm then hangovers become redundant.
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  • slowmartslowmart Posts: 3,807
    Bacon, egg and brown sauce sandwich sent for and details of a sizable funds transfer coming in which is much better than leaving the account. Some warm and illuminating content.

    Schedule of works to complete and comms and execution plan to start. A ride this evening is called for to hit my monthly mileage target and its my favourite evening of the week.

    To state the obvious, it's sunny, warmish and Friday :D and I'm wondering if someone is going to dump on the day in some way as it's going far too well...
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  • pinnopinno Posts: 38,201
    Just procrastinating me. I'll let you know if anything half interesting happens. Half a bottle of vino blanco Italiano hasn't sat well with the head.
    Windows 10 will be installed at 12pm. God help me.

    Laters.
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  • tlw1tlw1 Posts: 18,058
    Porridge breakfast just isn't the same

    Sat in Solihull waiting for a meeting, hope to get away at a reasonable time because Friday's are family pub night (unlike last night when we went with friends) ;)
  • chris_basschris_bass Posts: 4,913
    Pretty cold start here but nice and bright, would have been a lovely December morning!

    I'm also sat in Solihull but have no meetings so i guess I win!

    also, it is the last day of the month so i'll have to try and find something to spend the 10% BC discount on at chainreaction. It's a hard life!
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  • homers_doublehomers_double Posts: 6,445
    I've got a skip on the drive, a wheelbarrow, a spade and about two tonnes of dirt to move.
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  • tlw1tlw1 Posts: 18,058
    Pretty cold start here but nice and bright, would have been a lovely December morning!

    I'm also sat in Solihull but have no meetings so i guess I win!

    also, it is the last day of the month so i'll have to try and find something to spend the 10% BC discount on at chainreaction. It's a hard life!

    Where abouts are you? I'm near trw
  • chris_basschris_bass Posts: 4,913
    My office is not far from the train station, what's trw?

    looks nice outside! glad I brought the good bike to work today!
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  • verylonglegsverylonglegs Posts: 3,415
    I've got a skip on the drive, a wheelbarrow, a spade and about two tonnes of dirt to move.

    You need a man servant.
  • Stevo_666Stevo_666 Posts: 39,531
    Stevo Pics or the girls don't exist.
    OK, if you can post a few pics of 'date girl' so we know she's not just an Ann Summers 'Wimbledon Inflatable' special edition, I'll do a bit of internet 'research' and see what I can find on Miss Argentina.

    Back on the recruitment trail today after potential minion got counter offered by another company, so more interviews etc. Deep joy. Meanwhile at home Stopteen and Strifey are dragging me out tomorrow afternoon to look at buying a puppy - I can feel my wallet twitching now.
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  • verylonglegsverylonglegs Posts: 3,415
    Stevo Pics or the girls don't exist.
    Back on the recruitment trail today after potential minion got counter offered by another company, so more interviews etc. Deep joy. Meanwhile at home Stopteen and Strifey are dragging me out tomorrow afternoon to look at buying a puppy - I can feel my wallet twitching now.

    It's not so much the cash, it's when they lose interest and you are the one who has to walk it before going to work everyday.
  • Stevo_666Stevo_666 Posts: 39,531
    Stevo Pics or the girls don't exist.
    Back on the recruitment trail today after potential minion got counter offered by another company, so more interviews etc. Deep joy. Meanwhile at home Stopteen and Strifey are dragging me out tomorrow afternoon to look at buying a puppy - I can feel my wallet twitching now.

    It's not so much the cash, it's when they lose interest and you are the one who has to walk it before going to work everyday.
    Already factored that in and expecting a some on-going negotiations. That said, she genuinely loves dogs and animals generally and tbh I quite like the idea of having one anyway.
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  • verylonglegsverylonglegs Posts: 3,415
    That's good then, I grew up in a home where we always had dogs and they were great. I have know some people to get caught in the situation I outlined earlier and it does cause issues.
  • FlâneurFlâneur Posts: 3,027
    what type of hound you looking for Stevo?
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  • pinnopinno Posts: 38,201
    what type of hound you looking for Stevo?

    Maybe we should offer up some suggestions:

    Er... Dachshund. He like sausages.
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  • team47bteam47b Posts: 6,424
    I've got a skip on the drive, a wheelbarrow, a spade and about two tonnes of pies to move.


    FTFY :wink:
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  • Stevo_666Stevo_666 Posts: 39,531
    what type of hound you looking for Stevo?
    I'm not choosing the hound, Stropteen is doing that with me having a veto on any daft choices. She's going to see a 'Cockapoo' (cue Finbarr Saunders gags) - cross between a cocker spaniel and a miniature poodle. Bit of a soft looking thing but it's a sensible choice for our circumstances.
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  • pinnopinno Posts: 38,201
    what type of hound you looking for Stevo?
    I'm not choosing the hound, Stropteen is doing that with me having a veto on any daft choices. She's going to see a 'Cockapoo' (cue Finbarr Saunders gags) - cross between a cocker spaniel and a miniature poodle. Bit of a soft looking thing but it's a sensible choice for our circumstances.

    How 'Chelsea'. :roll:
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    W - Wiggle Honda

    "This year will be harder than last year. But that is good news; this year will be easier than next year."
  • Stevo_666Stevo_666 Posts: 39,531
    Quite appropriate as we'll be there a week tomorrow to support our team, unlike these plastic footy fans who never go anywhere near the clubs they claim to support :wink:

    Anyway, you need to speak to Stropteen about mutt selection - she would probably do you a bit of damage though, she's got enough metal in her gob to put Richard Kiel to shame. And an attitude to match...
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  • pinnopinno Posts: 38,201
    Quite appropriate as we'll be there a week tomorrow to support our team, unlike these plastic footy fans who never go anywhere near the clubs they claim to support :wink:

    Anyway, you need to speak to Stropteen about mutt selection - she would probably do you a bit of damage though, she's got enough metal in her gob to put Richard Kiel to shame. And an attitude to match...

    Choose the mutt for her, it would be a surprise. Why not go to Battersea? (serious question).
    S - The Brazilian beach volleyball team
    W - Wiggle Honda

    "This year will be harder than last year. But that is good news; this year will be easier than next year."
  • Stevo_666Stevo_666 Posts: 39,531
    edited July 2015
    She has some clear views on what she wants, so fair play to her. Happy for her to make decisions like this - within reason.

    We know a few people who got rescue dogs and the less experienced dog owners had problems. We're first time hound owners and want to play safe - choose the breed and train it ourselves. I did suggest the idea of a rescue dog but got voted down on that one.

    1, 2, 3, awww...

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  • slowmartslowmart Posts: 3,807
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    These puppies are more fun

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  • tlw1tlw1 Posts: 18,058
    My office is not far from the train station, what's trw?

    looks nice outside! glad I brought the good bike to work today!

    By the Audi dealership and the village hotel
  • FlâneurFlâneur Posts: 3,027
    serious note make sure you get insurance from the start, having just had them pay the 1500 for the suspected poisoning of my hounds.

    I like Russian Terriers for th fluffy look. But fair shout on the logic of picking and I also appreciate living in certain locations changes what you should own. I'm lucky with a beach, country parks and hills on my doorstep. Plus a house mate whose hours mean I can work late and a mother who lives far too close.
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  • pinnopinno Posts: 38,201
    serious note make sure you get insurance from the start, having just had them pay the 1500 for the suspected poisoning of my hounds.

    I like...close.

    Not the bloody Russians again?

    Care to elaborate?
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  • FlâneurFlâneur Posts: 3,027
    Well as a rival to the matchup manliless of Putin.

    Waiting for the full reports back but she must have scavenged something but the suspicion is it was laced with rat poison or something due to what happened to her (pretty close to dying with kidney failure, dehydrated, haemorrhaging etc). Not 100% sure though, just a spate of similar symptoms in other dogs where some died. Some odd people around if it was

    Cheaper bill than the horses mind
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  • pinnopinno Posts: 38,201
    Well as a rival to the matchup manliless of Putin.

    Waiting for the full reports back but she must have scavenged something but the suspicion is it was laced with rat poison or something due to what happened to her (pretty close to dying with kidney failure, dehydrated, haemorrhaging etc). Not 100% sure though, just a spate of similar symptoms in other dogs where some died. Some odd people around if it was

    Cheaper bill than the horses mind

    Dog's getting poisoned with bated Pheasants is common up here. Game keepers and Farmers try to get rid of Buzzards and Hen Harriers. When I was a lad, I worked on a farm/equestrian centre (not that I did much on the Equestrian side but watching the girls in their Jodhpurs go by was good), we raraely if ever had lambs taken by birds of prey unless they were prem or tiny.

    You have horses? Equine insurance is expensive I hear. Stevo loves playing 'Cowboys and Indians'.
    S - The Brazilian beach volleyball team
    W - Wiggle Honda

    "This year will be harder than last year. But that is good news; this year will be easier than next year."
  • Stevo_666Stevo_666 Posts: 39,531
    When I lived in South London a while back, there were a couple of local blokes who were brothers in the building trade and originally came from somewhere in India. On the side of their van it said "You've tried the Cowboys, now try the Indians" :D
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  • FlâneurFlâneur Posts: 3,027
    Well as a rival to the matchup manliless of Putin.

    Waiting for the full reports back but she must have scavenged something but the suspicion is it was laced with rat poison or something due to what happened to her (pretty close to dying with kidney failure, dehydrated, haemorrhaging etc). Not 100% sure though, just a spate of similar symptoms in other dogs where some died. Some odd people around if it was

    Cheaper bill than the horses mind

    Dog's getting poisoned with bated Pheasants is common up here. Game keepers and Farmers try to get rid of Buzzards and Hen Harriers. When I was a lad, I worked on a farm/equestrian centre (not that I did much on the Equestrian side but watching the girls in their Jodhpurs go by was good), we raraely if ever had lambs taken by birds of prey unless they were prem or tiny.

    You have horses? Equine insurance is expensive I hear. Stevo loves playing 'Cowboys and Indians'.

    some girls look good,others just have fat arses from sitting around. I've got two but loaned out to a friend as I have no time for them. Isn't all insurance just expensive. I am lucky though, i've got one of the best equine vets on my doorstep.

    Yeah I'm also aware she may have raided someones garden bin and all sorts, hence the suspicion rather than the certain. Don't have a problem with game keepers here, nothing like that around here.
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    I've got no wagons to circle, just two horses
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