Seemingly trivial things that annoy you

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Re: Seemingly trivial things that annoy you

Postby Harry182 » Thu Jul 11, 2019 03:27 am

I commute HARD and deserve every Kudos earned. 8) :twisted: :roll:

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Re: Seemingly trivial things that annoy you

Postby SurferCyclist » Thu Jul 11, 2019 06:12 am

Strava no longer linking with Relive. Not a massive deal but annoying all the same as it was always interesting to get the replay of ride overlaid on map.

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Re: Seemingly trivial things that annoy you

Postby Chris Bass » Thu Jul 11, 2019 17:48 pm

SurferCyclist wrote:Strava no longer linking with Relive. Not a massive deal but annoying all the same as it was always interesting to get the replay of ride overlaid on map.


garmin connect still does - depending on the device you have you may be able to get it that way?
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Re: Seemingly trivial things that annoy you

Postby peterdowning » Thu Jul 11, 2019 21:29 pm

awavey wrote:
peterdowning wrote:Sean Kelly commentating on Eurosport starting with the phrase 'Yes, well...' every time he begins to speak..


you know since youve mentioned that, I cant stop noticing he keeps doing that... :(


Sorry...

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Re: Seemingly trivial things that annoy you

Postby awavey » Thu Jul 11, 2019 22:42 pm

SurferCyclist wrote:Strava no longer linking with Relive. Not a massive deal but annoying all the same as it was always interesting to get the replay of ride overlaid on map.


again not when Im doing a commute :lol: but it was either all in or nothing...I suspect Strava are developing their own version hence the seemingly manufactured fall out as Relive claim theyve gone back to what they were doing when Strava were ok with them for several years

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Re: Seemingly trivial things that annoy you

Postby Pross » Fri Jul 12, 2019 08:55 am

People coming down for breakfast with all their cases that then block the restaurant aisle rather than just going back to their rooms after eating.

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Re: Seemingly trivial things that annoy you

Postby Ben6899 » Fri Jul 12, 2019 09:13 am

Pross wrote:People coming down for breakfast with all their cases that then block the restaurant aisle rather than just going back to their rooms after eating.


People dragging cases around shops, supermarkets, London in general because they've apparently never heard of Left Luggage.
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Re: Seemingly trivial things that annoy you

Postby darkhairedlord » Fri Jul 12, 2019 12:09 pm

Pross wrote:People coming down for breakfast with all their cases that then block the restaurant aisle rather than just going back to their rooms after eating.

that is poor. they can't even brush their teeth or take morning ablusion.

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Re: Seemingly trivial things that annoy you

Postby TheBigBean » Fri Jul 12, 2019 13:25 pm

7-10 working days to get a refund. The modern equivalent of "the cheque is in the post"

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Re: Seemingly trivial things that annoy you

Postby Chris Bass » Fri Jul 12, 2019 14:35 pm

TheBigBean wrote:7-10 working days to get a refund. The modern equivalent of "the cheque is in the post"


I actually got a cheque in the post today! now i have to actually got to a bank to pay it in!
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Re: Seemingly trivial things that annoy you

Postby cougie » Fri Jul 12, 2019 15:16 pm

Some banks allow you to pay them in by just taking a picture of the cheque.

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Re: Seemingly trivial things that annoy you

Postby Chris Bass » Fri Jul 12, 2019 17:54 pm

cougie wrote:Some banks allow you to pay them in by just taking a picture of the cheque.


this is an interesting development!
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Re: Seemingly trivial things that annoy you

Postby verylonglegs » Fri Jul 12, 2019 18:54 pm

cougie wrote:Some banks allow you to pay them in by just taking a picture of the cheque.


I think I have an uncle in Nigeria who offers something like that.


Buying the low fat garlic bread by mistake, it's not even butter for crying out loud. Luckily it wasn't too bad although I'll be careful not to buy it again.

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Re: Seemingly trivial things that annoy you

Postby darkhairedlord » Fri Jul 12, 2019 20:01 pm

verylonglegs wrote:
cougie wrote:Some banks allow you to pay them in by just taking a picture of the cheque.


I think I have an uncle in Nigeria who offers something like that.


Buying the low fat garlic bread by mistake, it's not even butter for crying out loud. Luckily it wasn't too bad although I'll be careful not to buy it again.

Buying garlic bread at all...
How hard is it to make your own?
Skip the butter and just mix olive oil, garlic and finely grated cheese if you want.

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Re: Seemingly trivial things that annoy you

Postby verylonglegs » Fri Jul 12, 2019 21:06 pm

darkhairedlord wrote:Skip the butter


I hope you are not a gambling man because you fell at the first fence :lol: No butter? Madness.

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Re: Seemingly trivial things that annoy you

Postby Pinno » Fri Jul 12, 2019 21:10 pm

verylonglegs wrote:
darkhairedlord wrote:Skip the butter


I hope you are not a gambling man because you fell at the first fence :lol: No butter? Madness.


'Madness'?! Heinous crime.

But as CB (ostensibly) said - diy:

1 baguette, slice it in two
Melt some butter
Add garlic - finely chopped or crushed (depending on your strength preference)
Spread it out and pop it in the oven.
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Re: Seemingly trivial things that annoy you

Postby awavey » Fri Jul 12, 2019 21:42 pm

verylonglegs wrote:
cougie wrote:Some banks allow you to pay them in by just taking a picture of the cheque.


I think I have an uncle in Nigeria who offers something like that.


genuinely banking mobile apps do have that feature :lol:

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Re: Seemingly trivial things that annoy you

Postby david7m » Fri Jul 12, 2019 22:32 pm

awavey wrote:
verylonglegs wrote:
cougie wrote:Some banks allow you to pay them in by just taking a picture of the cheque.


I think I have an uncle in Nigeria who offers something like that.


genuinely banking mobile apps do have that feature :lol:


Or the post office accepts most banks.

https://www.postoffice.co.uk/branch-banking-services

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Re: Seemingly trivial things that annoy you

Postby Lagrange » Sun Jul 14, 2019 13:27 pm

Was taking my turn (= was forced to against my will) with the ironing and listening to Radio 4 hoping for some Hymns or stuff like that. It was the Archers - I thought it would be about Robin Hood or William Tell - but it is a load of blx farming soap with disjointed scenes and fng morons.

God knows what the (hopefully small) audience is like.

...on topic because it is trivial and annoyed me - and doubtless the rest of the thinking and unthinking world.

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Re: Seemingly trivial things that annoy you

Postby Rick Chasey » Sun Jul 14, 2019 14:47 pm

TheBigBean wrote:In case anyone actually cares why they really shouldn't care

The Cambridge Guide to English Usage notes that the "pressure to substitute fewer for less seems to have developed out of all proportion to the ambiguity it may provide in noun phrases like less promising results". It describes conformance with this pressure as a shibboleth and the choice "between the more formal fewer and the more spontaneous less" as a stylistic choice


So here’s a wonderful example of where the distinction is worth making.

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