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Forum: Social Forum 21st January 2020, 22:57
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Posted By reworht
Thanks for that Jeff - it was just habit to be...

Thanks for that Jeff - it was just habit to be heading for the PC :bowdown:
Forum: Social Forum 21st January 2020, 11:14
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Posted By reworht
Morning Phil and anyone else who is having a late...

Morning Phil and anyone else who is having a late breakfast like me. My excuse is I was up at the crack of dawn yesterday, so I'm allowed a lazy day today. It's reasonably bright out there - a little...
Forum: Social Forum 20th January 2020, 07:19
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Posted By reworht
Morning early risers - if there are any out...

Morning early risers - if there are any out there!
It's a cold morning again, but no sign of frost as we had yesterday. Daft o'clock school run for me today, hence me being out of my cot at this...
Forum: Social Forum 18th January 2020, 23:05
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Posted By reworht
Yikes - is that legal :eek::D

Yikes - is that legal :eek::D
Forum: Social Forum 17th January 2020, 10:30
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Posted By reworht
Aye - it is, as Ian said, a 3D day over here too....

Aye - it is, as Ian said, a 3D day over here too.
I think I can understand why people suffer from SAD - we seem to have had weeks of low cloud, mist, dark grey skies and rain varying between heavy...
Forum: Social Forum 16th January 2020, 11:16
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Posted By reworht
Morning Rich, Jeff, Andy and Ian -'tis another...

Morning Rich, Jeff, Andy and Ian -'tis another grey miserable day here - again.
Despite the fact that we've had no snow worth mentioning, and only a few days of frost, I seem to have been...
Forum: Social Forum 15th January 2020, 11:17
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Posted By reworht
Morning all - windy and dank up here again. In...

Morning all - windy and dank up here again. In theory, temperatures over the past few days have been in the 8 - 10 region, but thanks to the wind chill, I'm giving my heating (and my pocket!) some...
Forum: Social Forum 13th January 2020, 11:37
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Posted By reworht
Morning all - eventually :bowdown: had a bit of a...

Morning all - eventually :bowdown: had a bit of a lie in after a couple of nights' disturbed sleep. Some time during Friday night/Saturday morning, a very large sheet of heavyweight plastic managed...
Forum: Social Forum 13th January 2020, 11:21
Replies: 6
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Posted By reworht
Don't drop your guard - you may get listed...

Don't drop your guard - you may get listed yourself :D
Forum: Social Forum 10th January 2020, 20:29
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Posted By reworht
Thanks mate - I don't know whether that's made me...

Thanks mate - I don't know whether that's made me feel better - or worse :D
Forum: Social Forum 10th January 2020, 11:03
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Posted By reworht
Works OK for me Ian

Works OK for me Ian
Forum: Social Forum 10th January 2020, 10:50
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Posted By reworht
Morning men - it's a bit parky up here today, but...

Morning men - it's a bit parky up here today, but at least it's not raining, and for once, I can type this without having the lights on!
I can't believe we're within days of the middles of January -...
Forum: Social Forum 9th January 2020, 17:18
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Posted By reworht
No ginger biscuits today - market stall owner...

No ginger biscuits today - market stall owner obviously decided it was too wet and miserable :(

May have to take up eating Easter Eggs instead :D
Forum: Social Forum 9th January 2020, 10:51
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Posted By reworht
Morning Rich and Bob (that sounds like a new TV...

Morning Rich and Bob (that sounds like a new TV duo :D)
It's a pretty yukky morning here - I just hope all the local market stalls haven't taken fright and stayed at home. My supply of extra large...
Forum: Social Forum 7th January 2020, 10:55
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Posted By reworht
It's a bit draughty here to say the least,...

It's a bit draughty here to say the least, complete with grey clouds and a forecast of more winds and rain around lunchtime. Roll on Spring and some warm sunshine to ease me aching bones :o
Forum: Social Forum 6th January 2020, 11:10
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Posted By reworht
Morning all - 'tis a bit grey, windy and cold...

Morning all - 'tis a bit grey, windy and cold here, with the threat of some real mucky weather tonight into tomorrow.
Off for the monthly short back and sides and a coat of wax on the bald bit this...
Forum: Social Forum 3rd January 2020, 10:21
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Posted By reworht
Morning fellow chillers - 'tis a manky, damp...

Morning fellow chillers - 'tis a manky, damp morning up here - we're off to do a small larder top-up. It's amazing how quickly life goes back to the usual routines once the madness of Christmas and...
Forum: Social Forum 2nd January 2020, 11:55
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Posted By reworht
Touch wood Phil - it seems to have done so ...

Touch wood Phil - it seems to have done so
:bowdown: to the Audiology people at the local hospital
Forum: Social Forum 1st January 2020, 11:34
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Posted By reworht
Prior to heading out for the last family meal of...

Prior to heading out for the last family meal of the season, I've just popped in to wish everyone the very best of everything for 2020 - health, wealth and happiness. Special thoughts to Graham - a...
Forum: Social Forum 31st December 2019, 14:09
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Posted By reworht
Looks good here - but there isn't much warmth, as...

Looks good here - but there isn't much warmth, as outside temperature is hivering around 3C
Forum: Social Forum 31st December 2019, 12:44
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Posted By reworht
Morning sufferers - I hope tomorrow brings relief...

Morning sufferers - I hope tomorrow brings relief from your various ailments and a healthy start to the next decade.
It's a lovely, bright, sunny day up here - after a pretty sharp, white frost last...
Forum: Social Forum 30th December 2019, 10:38
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Posted By reworht
Morning all - a semblance of normality returning...

Morning all - a semblance of normality returning after excessive eating and drinking.
Mild weather, no sign of frost or snow - most unChristmas like.
Had a costly day out in Whitby on Friday -...
Forum: Social Forum 27th December 2019, 11:22
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Posted By reworht
Morning all - a dismal grey one it is too, and it...

Morning all - a dismal grey one it is too, and it seems to have turned a fair bit cooler.
I'm taking the missus to Whitby and treating her to gluten free fish and chips at Trenchers near the...
Forum: Social Forum 26th December 2019, 14:53
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Posted By reworht
We've got a stack of cheese to eat - so cheese...

We've got a stack of cheese to eat - so cheese and crackers followed by Christmas Pud and brandy sauce should stop me from dying of starvation :icon_lol:
Forum: Social Forum 26th December 2019, 13:21
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Posted By reworht
Afternoon folks - I'm not admitting to what time...

Afternoon folks - I'm not admitting to what time we crawled out of bed this morning :icon_redface:
I hope you all had an enjoyable day yesterday and Santa brought you what you desired (within reason...
Forum: Social Forum 24th December 2019, 18:22
Replies: 38
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Posted By reworht
I spy a similar pattern. I started at around...

I spy a similar pattern. I started at around 14/15 on a mixture of Woodbines (when my spending power was low), Sobranie Cocktail (when I wanted to impress the girls) and Full Strength Capstain (when...
Forum: Social Forum 24th December 2019, 14:27
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Posted By reworht
Reciprocal seasonal felicitations to you and...

Reciprocal seasonal felicitations to you and yours too - hope you are all OK?
Forum: Social Forum 24th December 2019, 10:59
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Posted By reworht
Morning all - it's reverted to grey, dull and wet...

Morning all - it's reverted to grey, dull and wet here - no chance whatsoever of the white Christmas that Bing dreamt of.
I do believe SWMBO has finally finished her Christmas shopping, but she's...
Forum: Social Forum 23rd December 2019, 12:08
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Posted By reworht
Morning all - it's not too bad a day up here -...

Morning all - it's not too bad a day up here - still a cold wind, but at least it's dry with reasonably light cloud.
Remember - the days start getting longer from now on :xmas-smiley-008:
Just...
Forum: Social Forum 22nd December 2019, 15:55
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Posted By reworht
Class with a capital C

Class with a capital C
Forum: Technical Help Forum 22nd December 2019, 12:42
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Posted By reworht
It gets better! This morning's offer is 4.93 -...

It gets better!
This morning's offer is 4.93 - LESS 20% using code MERRY20 = 3.93 with free delivery (as long as you're not in a hurry)!
Forum: Social Forum 20th December 2019, 13:02
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Posted By reworht
It is horrendous out there - and I don't mean the...

It is horrendous out there - and I don't mean the weather, although that's pretty horrible too. The roads and car parks are bursting at the seams and every dodgy driver known to man has come out of...
Forum: Social Forum 20th December 2019, 10:02
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Posted By reworht
Good morning Rich, Bob and Andy - and anyone else...

Good morning Rich, Bob and Andy - and anyone else who has snuck in whilst I'm typing.
It's definitely one of "the dark days before Christmas" as my mother used to say - grey and cloudy, a bit on the...
Forum: Social Forum 18th December 2019, 10:49
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Posted By reworht
Morning all - it's been quite frosty overnight up...

Morning all - it's been quite frosty overnight up here, so it's pretty cold out there. Manic day for me today - 11.00am appointment with the Diabetes Nurse for the results of my blood test and annual...
Forum: Social Forum 16th December 2019, 18:54
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Posted By reworht
I had a groin entry stent insertion (for heart...

I had a groin entry stent insertion (for heart problems) nigh on 15 years ago.
No pain or discomfort during the operation - but you do end up with a rather violently coloured bruise on your inner...
Forum: Social Forum 16th December 2019, 11:56
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Posted By reworht
That's good news on the financial health front...

That's good news on the financial health front Phil - it's about time your luck took a massive turn for the better :xmas-smiley-008:
Forum: Social Forum 16th December 2019, 11:49
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Posted By reworht
Morning all - the first white stuff of the Winter...

Morning all - the first white stuff of the Winter has disappeared overnight, to be replaced by a clear day, but with a cold wind still blowing from the North West.
SWMBO has gone shopping - (didn't...
Forum: Social Forum 15th December 2019, 19:16
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Posted By reworht
Whoops !! - just realised how that last sentence...

Whoops !! - just realised how that last sentence could be interpreted :shocked::shocked::shocked:
Forum: Social Forum 15th December 2019, 18:26
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Posted By reworht
I wasn't expecting this today .....

...... first white stuff of the Winter :snowball1:

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49223550897_82ac45706e_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2hZHyL2)IMG_3575 (https://flic.kr/p/2hZHyL2) by Rod Thrower...
Forum: Social Forum 13th December 2019, 12:05
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Posted By reworht
Morning all - it's a bit darned cold again,...

Morning all - it's a bit darned cold again, although it's quite bright with clear skies. We had an early start this morning, battling through the morning rush hour with a visit to the local hospital...
Forum: Social Forum 12th December 2019, 11:13
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Posted By reworht
Morning folks - brrrr! it's a cold one, dry at...

Morning folks - brrrr! it's a cold one, dry at the moment but forecast for heavy rain later in the day. It seems to be weeks ago since we had even a 'milder' day - my heating is getting some stick...
Forum: Social Forum 11th December 2019, 17:44
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Posted By reworht
Ouch, ouch and triple ouch - could perhaps cope...

Ouch, ouch and triple ouch - could perhaps cope with swollen ones, but broken :shocked: :shocked: :shocked:
Forum: Social Forum 11th December 2019, 10:30
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Posted By reworht
Bejesus - it's cold out there. Being a gentleman,...

Bejesus - it's cold out there. Being a gentleman, I put a short sleeved shirt on for my visit to the doctors this morning - makes it easier for the nurse to extract blood and check my blood pressure....
Forum: Social Forum 11th December 2019, 08:59
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Posted By reworht
Morning all - just off to the doctors where the...

Morning all - just off to the doctors where the vampire (sorry, practice nurse!) will extract some of my blood for testing. It's time for my annual diabetes and coronary heart disease reviews - the...
Forum: Social Forum 10th December 2019, 11:07
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Posted By reworht
Morning folks - we appear to be on the windy...

Morning folks - we appear to be on the windy planet this morning - blowing an absolute gale out there. Wheelie bins upended, garden debris blown all over the place - a good day for not crossing the...
Forum: Social Forum 6th December 2019, 20:42
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Posted By reworht
..... and he proved he could drive on gravel too,...

..... and he proved he could drive on gravel too, on the 1966 RAC Rally in a Lotus Cortina :}
Forum: Social Forum 6th December 2019, 10:42
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Posted By reworht
Morning all - it's surprisingly mild here - grey...

Morning all - it's surprisingly mild here - grey and overcast but the cold wind has gone and at the moment it's not raining.
I'm now on a careful diet for a week or so - blood tests next week,...
Forum: Social Forum 5th December 2019, 21:01
Replies: 18
Views: 552
Posted By reworht
Where's he appearing - The Bongo Club over the...

Where's he appearing - The Bongo Club over the border ?
Forum: Social Forum 5th December 2019, 13:13
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Posted By reworht
Correct - and proud of it :xmas-smiley-008: ...

Correct - and proud of it :xmas-smiley-008:



mmmm - DOUBLE - that's an improvement in my social status :xmas-smiley-008:



I bow to your superior perversions :bowdown:
- here's a load of...
Forum: Social Forum 5th December 2019, 11:13
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Posted By reworht
Greetings fellow Chillers - I spent yesterday...

Greetings fellow Chillers - I spent yesterday trying to sell my body to pay the service bill for my car - only got ONE offer. An elderly lady wearing very thick glasses offered me 5p - but asked for...
Forum: Social Forum 4th December 2019, 17:38
Replies: 3
Views: 185
Posted By reworht
Cricketing Legend

Bob Willis - best known for taking 8 for 43 in the amazing 1981 Ashes Test at Headingley - has passed away at the age of 70.
R.I.P. - deserves the word legend without a doubt.
Forum: Social Forum 4th December 2019, 11:36
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Posted By reworht
Morning all - just a quick visit as I'm off to...

Morning all - just a quick visit as I'm off to walk the streets and try to raise money - I'm nigh on destitute after the bill from Honda yesterday for the service on the CR-V. As if the service cost...
Forum: Social Forum 3rd December 2019, 10:15
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Posted By reworht
Good morning all - yes, 'tis I, up and about at...

Good morning all - yes, 'tis I, up and about at an unusually early hour by my standards :icon_redface:
Annual car service today - so later this afternoon I'll be parting with a fair few s to the...
Forum: Social Forum 3rd December 2019, 10:00
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Posted By reworht
I was galvanised into making wills for the pair...

I was galvanised into making wills for the pair of us when I had a heart attack nigh on 15 years ago - it sort of concentrates your thinking. Mind you - I was 54 at the time, so had left it pretty...
Forum: Social Forum 2nd December 2019, 18:10
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Posted By reworht
I admit it - this is the third day in a row that...

I admit it - this is the third day in a row that my heating has been on !!!
Forum: Social Forum 2nd December 2019, 18:08
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Posted By reworht
What did we come home with ? A toaster, some...

What did we come home with ?
A toaster, some garlic bread and a tube of toothpaste I give up :icon_rolleyes:
Forum: Social Forum 2nd December 2019, 12:08
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Posted By reworht
Morning all - it's a bitterly cold morning here,...

Morning all - it's a bitterly cold morning here, with a bit of a breeze just to chill the bones. At 11.00pm last night, it was a total white over with a very hard frost - but it seems as though it...
Forum: Technology Forum 30th November 2019, 19:56
Replies: 4
Views: 367
Posted By reworht
Try emptying your cache and then re-make the...

Try emptying your cache and then re-make the shortcuts perhaps?
Forum: Social Forum 30th November 2019, 14:34
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Posted By reworht
Blimey - that was a cold one !!! Went for the...

Blimey - that was a cold one !!!
Went for the morning papers about 9.30am this morning and everything was white over with a really sharp frost - car windscreens, car bodies, grass, tarmac, even some...
Forum: Social Forum 29th November 2019, 18:05
Replies: 19
Views: 270
Posted By reworht
Happy birthday Ronnie - I hope you celebrated...

Happy birthday Ronnie - I hope you celebrated with a stroll in Seaton Canoe's surf :D
Forum: Social Forum 28th November 2019, 17:49
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Posted By reworht
Thornaby marshalling yards?

Thornaby marshalling yards?
Forum: Social Forum 28th November 2019, 11:21
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Posted By reworht
G'day all - another wet morning - and that's...

G'day all - another wet morning - and that's after it's been raining virtually all night. Turned a few degrees cooler too - think I'll hibernate!
Forum: Social Forum 27th November 2019, 17:11
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Posted By reworht
It's absolutely nissing down here.

It's absolutely nissing down here.
Forum: Social Forum 27th November 2019, 15:53
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Posted By reworht
Good grief Phil - you and hospitals are getting...

Good grief Phil - you and hospitals are getting together far too often. It sounds like you're starting to mend which is good news. Take care mate :}
Forum: Social Forum 27th November 2019, 11:04
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Posted By reworht
Couldn't resist Andy - got a pork and apple pie...

Couldn't resist Andy - got a pork and apple pie for lunchtime - and a pork and black pudding version for tonight :drool4::drool4:

Good money being a dentist - 22.70 and I was in the chair for a...
Forum: Social Forum 27th November 2019, 09:23
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Posted By reworht
Like wot he said - morning all :} - 'tis another...

Like wot he said - morning all :} - 'tis another grey day here, can't remember the last time I saw the sun :shrug:
Early start by my standards - off to see the dentist for 9.00am - followed by a...
Forum: Social Forum 26th November 2019, 13:25
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Posted By reworht
This linky...

This linky (https://www.gazettelive.co.uk/whats-on/food-drink-news/festive-twist-teessides-favourite-delicacy-17311911) is what classes as a low fat, low salt and healthy meal up here :eek:
Forum: Social Forum 26th November 2019, 10:34
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Posted By reworht
Morning greetings one and all - it's another...

Morning greetings one and all - it's another Larry Grayson day here - a real grey one. It's cold, damp, heavy cloud and nowhere near daylight - I'm beginning to understand why some people suffer from...
Forum: Social Forum 25th November 2019, 10:59
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Posted By reworht
Morning gents - and it's a much improved one....

Morning gents - and it's a much improved one. It's not wall to wall sunshine, but it is dry, almost daylight with no fog/mist, and reasonably mild.
After a persistently wet weekend it's a pleasant...
Forum: Social Forum 23rd November 2019, 15:21
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Posted By reworht
To paraphrase the host of the Generation Game -...

To paraphrase the host of the Generation Game - "what a grey day". It's cold, wet, dark, cloudy and misty - a real 'stay at home' type of day.
I'm due out at around 7.00pm tonight for a game or two...
Forum: Social Forum 22nd November 2019, 12:35
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Posted By reworht
So sad to hear that Phil - I know that Gin will...

So sad to hear that Phil - I know that Gin will have had a good life with you & Jessica - RIP
Forum: Social Forum 21st November 2019, 10:43
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Posted By reworht
Morning fellow Chillers - and it is - chilly that...

Morning fellow Chillers - and it is - chilly that is. We've had a slight frost overnight and it's now just cold and grey.
I'm on house sitting duties for my daughter and son-in-law today. When she...
Forum: Social Forum 20th November 2019, 11:21
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Posted By reworht
Morning all - no frost this morning, but it still...

Morning all - no frost this morning, but it still feels pretty cold out there.
Forum: Social Forum 19th November 2019, 20:36
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Posted By reworht
I suspect you're right - the iron has a plastic...

I suspect you're right - the iron has a plastic 'sleeve' to protect the cable from that very problem - but it has weakened & snapped over the years, meaning that the cable can be bent at a very sharp...
Forum: Social Forum 19th November 2019, 14:04
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Posted By reworht
Glad to hear that you're on the mend Bob - keep...

Glad to hear that you're on the mend Bob - keep warm and keep taking the medicinal Scotch :}
Forum: Social Forum 19th November 2019, 11:56
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Posted By reworht
Greetings all - from a bright, sunny but...

Greetings all - from a bright, sunny but perishingly cold North Yorkshire. It's days like this when I really appreciate being retired, and NOT having to scrape the windscreen at 6.30am. Neighbours'...
Forum: Social Forum 18th November 2019, 13:27
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Posted By reworht
# It's being another year older that does it...

#

It's being another year older that does it mate :}
Forum: Social Forum 18th November 2019, 11:14
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Posted By reworht
Good morning one and all - not too bad a day up...

Good morning one and all - not too bad a day up here - the sun is (almost) out and it isn't raining for a change.
The temperature seems to have dropped a few degrees though - forecast is for a sharp...
Forum: Social Forum 17th November 2019, 13:54
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Posted By reworht
G'day all - it's finally happened, the sun has...

G'day all - it's finally happened, the sun has peeped through the grey cloud, the temperature has gone up by about 4 or 5 degrees - and it's stopped raining.
Just waiting for a sausage buttie for...
Forum: Social Forum 15th November 2019, 23:45
Replies: 41
Views: 750
Posted By reworht
Nearly missed you - happy birthday Andy - and...

Nearly missed you - happy birthday Andy - and best wishes for many more to come :}
I've just toasted you with a triple G&T (my hand slipped with the gin bottle) ;)
Forum: Social Forum 15th November 2019, 12:27
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Posted By reworht
Bye bye Marina

......... not Marinabrian's favorite four wheels, but Jean Ferguson, who has died aged 74. Best known as Howard's bit on the side in Last of the Summer Wine.
RIP
Forum: Social Forum 14th November 2019, 11:15
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Posted By reworht
G'day all. It's a cold, cloudy and damp day here...

G'day all. It's a cold, cloudy and damp day here - again.
I see the first substantial snow has appeared in South/mid Wales - it feels cold enough to do similar here.
I may have to go out and sell...
Forum: Social Forum 13th November 2019, 12:01
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Posted By reworht
Morning all - from a bright, sunny, but cold...

Morning all - from a bright, sunny, but cold North Yorkshire.
A bit like Ian, I'm now on countdown for my annual heart check-up and diabetes tests, so I'm on sensible diets in preparation :o
Forum: Social Forum 12th November 2019, 11:59
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Posted By reworht
Just sneaked a look at the thermostat/control...

Just sneaked a look at the thermostat/control unit in the hall - it's showing 13.5C :eek:
Forum: Social Forum 12th November 2019, 10:17
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Posted By reworht
Morning men - it's dried up a bit here with just...

Morning men - it's dried up a bit here with just a small hint of sun in the distance - but it's still perishing cold. I keep thinking about putting the heating on, but then preservation of financial...
Forum: Social Forum 11th November 2019, 22:50
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Posted By reworht
Stop using words which are not in my vocabulary -...

Stop using words which are not in my vocabulary - me no understand "radiator", "turned up", "max" in relation to heating :D
Forum: Social Forum 11th November 2019, 10:47
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Posted By reworht
She's probably a close friend of another mother...

She's probably a close friend of another mother who allows her dog to c--p on the grass just outside the school gate - and can't be bothered to clean up :mad::mad:
Forum: Social Forum 11th November 2019, 10:30
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Posted By reworht
I've seen it all now - young mother walking down...

I've seen it all now - young mother walking down the road to school with her daughter (I presume) - swigging from a can of Aldi lager :eek::mad:
Forum: Social Forum 11th November 2019, 09:02
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Posted By reworht
Morning Rich - I'd happily send you some better...

Morning Rich - I'd happily send you some better weather if I could, but we have none to spare. Hope the sorting out of your Aunt's estate is going OK?
Forum: Social Forum 11th November 2019, 08:57
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Posted By reworht
Morning Jeff & Phil I'm glad I opted for the...

Morning Jeff & Phil
I'm glad I opted for the car this morning - it really is cold and wet out there - I think the best word to describe it is 'dank'. Don't think I'll be doing much out of doors...
Forum: Social Forum 11th November 2019, 07:22
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Posted By reworht
Maybe he was in disguise? :getmecoat:

Maybe he was in disguise? :getmecoat:
Forum: Social Forum 11th November 2019, 07:14
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Posted By reworht
Morning early risers - school run week again for...

Morning early risers - school run week again for me. It's a pretty horrible morning out there, cold with frequent showers, a fresh Easterly wind coming from the North Sea - and it's dark too.
All of...
Forum: Social Forum 8th November 2019, 11:42
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Posted By reworht
We had an official weather warning - for 24 hours...

We had an official weather warning - for 24 hours from 0600 yesterday until 0600 today - for heavy continuous rain.
It looks like it has hit further South and spared me - Sheffield in particular...
Forum: Social Forum 7th November 2019, 20:24
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Posted By reworht
Just recovered from the shock :eek:

Just recovered from the shock :eek:
Forum: Social Forum 7th November 2019, 11:17
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Posted By reworht
..... and it's just the same here :mad: ...

..... and it's just the same here :mad:

Yesterday, I bought a new alarm clock from Argos - radio controlled, no tick, auto backlight off - all the bells and whistles.
On the instructions...
Forum: Social Forum 5th November 2019, 11:36
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Posted By reworht
Yuk, yuk and triple yuk - after a foul night of...

Yuk, yuk and triple yuk - after a foul night of cold Northerly winds and heavy rain showers splattering against the bedroom window, guess what we've got this morning?
Yup - exactly the same :(
I...
Forum: Social Forum 4th November 2019, 10:41
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Posted By reworht
Wet by the time you get there :p: Morning all -...

Wet by the time you get there :p:
Morning all - a bit of a grey dank day, but as it's the first Monday of the month, it's haircut day - short back and sides and a coat of wax on top to keep the rain...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 31st October 2019, 21:41
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Posted By reworht
Spent many years watching Russell in his Andrews...

Spent many years watching Russell in his Andrews Heat for Hire liveried cars around the forests of England, Scotland and Wales (in the days when the RAC Rally of Great Britain visited more then one...
Forum: Social Forum 31st October 2019, 11:05
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Posted By reworht
Morning Phil I wish there was something as...

Morning Phil I wish there was something as interesting as that at the bottom of my garden :}
I've been wanting to test out my newly acquired Canon EOS450D but it's hardly stopped raining since I got...
Forum: Social Forum 31st October 2019, 11:01
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Posted By reworht
Morning all - welcome to All Hallows Eve - have...

Morning all - welcome to All Hallows Eve - have you all got a supply of lollies in ready for all the trick or treaters?
It's a cold grey morning here, but there is a hint of sunshine in the distance...
Forum: Social Forum 30th October 2019, 11:08
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Posted By reworht
Morning fellow Forum addicts - it's another cold...

Morning fellow Forum addicts - it's another cold one, but at least the sun is out, so it 'looks' warm.
It's my son's 40th birthday a fortnight on Friday, so I've just organised his birthday prezzie...
Forum: Social Forum 29th October 2019, 10:26
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Posted By reworht
Morning all - it's a wet, cold, raw and dismal...

Morning all - it's a wet, cold, raw and dismal morning here. The missus has gone to market, so I'm my own boss until around 12.30 - now should I put the heating on :eek:
Forum: Social Forum 28th October 2019, 11:11
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Posted By reworht
G'day - eventually :o A gloriously sunny...

G'day - eventually :o
A gloriously sunny morning here - but, to put it mildly, it's a bit ruddy parky. I was out of bed at 6.00am (as men of a certain age often are) and all the cars were well white...
Forum: Social Forum 27th October 2019, 12:40
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Posted By reworht
G'day sun seekers - unbroken blue sky here, but...

G'day sun seekers - unbroken blue sky here, but perishingly cold.
Left the Club at 11.30pm last night - and had to scrape the windscreen it was so iced up. I have to admit - I've got the heating on...
Forum: Touring Boating Camping & Caravan Forum 26th October 2019, 13:23
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Posted By reworht
Bit like hen's teeth I'm afraid - but try and...

Bit like hen's teeth I'm afraid - but try and track down a set of the original MGR mirrors - they are specific to the car, rock steady and can be removed and refitted without the need to set them up...
Forum: Social Forum 25th October 2019, 10:55
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Posted By reworht
Morning all - it's a cold, grey day here, having...

Morning all - it's a cold, grey day here, having had a very heavy dew (frost) overnight. Shopping day today, and we are having EIGHT for Sunday lunch, so that means a rather large lump of dead cow -...
Forum: Social Forum 24th October 2019, 12:28
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Posted By reworht
So sorry to hear that Richard - sincere...

So sorry to hear that Richard - sincere condolences from Angela and I
Forum: Social Forum 24th October 2019, 07:13
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Posted By reworht
Good morning to all those who are awake - not...

Good morning to all those who are awake - not many judging by the attendance in the LCOZ for breakfast :p:
It's a cold but dry morning in North Yorkshire - still dark, so I don't know whether the...
Forum: Social Forum 23rd October 2019, 10:38
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Posted By reworht
"night all" at 9.16am ????? I didn't realise...

"night all" at 9.16am ?????
I didn't realise that Cornwall is in a different time zone :D

Bright and sunny here today - but as others have said, there's definitely an Autumnal chill in the air...
Forum: Social Forum 22nd October 2019, 10:09
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Posted By reworht
G'day fellow residents of the LCOZ - it's NOT...

G'day fellow residents of the LCOZ - it's NOT raining :eek:
According to the BBC, the North East of England has had 135% of it's October rainfall already - with over a week still to go- I can vouch...
Forum: Social Forum 21st October 2019, 07:57
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Posted By reworht
Aye - it's reverted to rain again here - a reet...

Aye - it's reverted to rain again here - a reet miserable morning.
That's bad luck on the deer front Jeff. Think yourself lucky it didn't hit the screen. I hit a moorland sheep many years ago & ...
Forum: Social Forum 21st October 2019, 06:45
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Posted By reworht
Morning early birds :} At last, after two days...

Morning early birds :}
At last, after two days of virtually non-stop rain, punctuated by occasional bursts of torrential downpours - it's stopped!
I'm on the 'pretty silly o'clock' school run this...
Forum: Social Forum 20th October 2019, 12:58
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Posted By reworht
And a Happy Birthday from us too Steve. Rod &...

And a Happy Birthday from us too Steve.
Rod & Angela
Forum: Social Forum 19th October 2019, 20:07
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Posted By reworht
Thanks for the suggestion on batteries Steve -...

Thanks for the suggestion on batteries Steve - definitely worth following up.
I do have some ancient knowledge of SLR cameras - an East German Praktica MTL5B manual camera with a half dozen or so...
Forum: Social Forum 19th October 2019, 18:22
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Posted By reworht
A long day is nearly over. Set off at 8.30am this...

A long day is nearly over. Set off at 8.30am this morning for Chesterfield to meet up with fellow Club member 'victorgte', to pay him for, and collect from him, some superb camera kit which he'd...
Forum: Social Forum 19th October 2019, 07:59
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Posted By reworht
Good morning to the few - a quick in and out for...

Good morning to the few - a quick in and out for me - off to Chesterfield to pick up my new camera gear. It's a wet and murky morning, so not the best for travelling but hopefully it may get warmer...
Forum: Social Forum 18th October 2019, 14:35
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Posted By reworht
I'm sure my charm, good looks and six pack will...

I'm sure my charm, good looks and six pack will see me alright :D
Forum: Social Forum 18th October 2019, 10:30
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Posted By reworht
The mucky weather has returned - it's cold, wet...

The mucky weather has returned - it's cold, wet and cloudy again.
Weekend shopping today - and then tomorrow we're off on our travels for a day.
We're going down to the outskirts of Chesterfield to...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 18th October 2019, 10:10
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Posted By reworht
According to the caravan 'experts' - They are a...

According to the caravan 'experts' -
They are a form self locking nut. The threads are slightly crimped at one end making them slightly oval. Once fitted the threads are spread - if refitted the...
Forum: Social Forum 17th October 2019, 17:42
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Posted By reworht
May be a similar problem to my grandson's school...

May be a similar problem to my grandson's school - they are NOT allowed to put their overcoats (there's an old fashioned word!) in lockers (even if they have been lucky enough to be allocated one -...
Forum: Social Forum 17th October 2019, 10:32
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Posted By reworht
Morning men - eh bah gum, the sun has reappeared...

Morning men - eh bah gum, the sun has reappeared - albeit after a night that was pretty close to being frosty. Just been out to the wheelie bins (we have three!) and there's a distinct Autumnal chill...
Forum: Social Forum 16th October 2019, 12:48
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Posted By reworht
Good afternoon to anyone who is out there in the...

Good afternoon to anyone who is out there in the ether - I'm thinking of hibernating. Another cold, grey and drizzly morning here; I hope this isn't going to be the norm for the rest of Autumn (or...
Forum: Social Forum 15th October 2019, 16:20
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Posted By reworht
Ian - I recommend washing your thing too - tends...

Ian - I recommend washing your thing too - tends to help :getmecoat::D
Forum: Social Forum 14th October 2019, 10:49
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Posted By reworht
Sorry to hear this Rich. As you know, I had a...

Sorry to hear this Rich. As you know, I had a similar situation with my sister back end of last year/early this year so I can totally sympathise with your situation. We had a few more family members...
Forum: Social Forum 13th October 2019, 12:58
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Posted By reworht
Ditto from me too Graham - it doesn't seem a year...

Ditto from me too Graham - it doesn't seem a year since I posted a similat greeting :eek:
Hope you enjoyed your day.
Forum: Social Forum 11th October 2019, 07:45
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Posted By reworht
Morning - it's a right mucky day here this...

Morning - it's a right mucky day here this morning - wet, dark, lots of surface water from overnight rain - and cold.
I've got the school run to do in the next few minutes - might postpone the...
Forum: Social Forum 10th October 2019, 07:36
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Posted By reworht
Is there anyone out there? if so - good morning...

Is there anyone out there?
if so - good morning to you all!
Another school run day today for me, but at a bit more civilised time than Monday's was.
It's a clear, cool morning - just a hint of sun...
Forum: Social Forum 9th October 2019, 10:16
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Posted By reworht
G'day all - 'tis a bright, sunny - but cool - day...

G'day all - 'tis a bright, sunny - but cool - day up here. For once, it hasn't rained through the night, so it's even dry under foot :}
Forum: Social Forum 7th October 2019, 08:03
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Posted By reworht
Well, the 'red sky in the morning' theory soon...

Well, the 'red sky in the morning' theory soon came true - it's now chucking it down.
Forum: Social Forum 7th October 2019, 07:28
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Posted By reworht
Morning Jeff - hope Ros, you and the puddy tats...

Morning Jeff - hope Ros, you and the puddy tats are all well?
We've just had one of the pinkest sunrises I think I've ever seen - bad day in prospect according to sailors and shepherds :}
Forum: Social Forum 7th October 2019, 06:26
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Posted By reworht
Morning all - daft o'clock school run week again,...

Morning all - daft o'clock school run week again, but at least it's stopped raining - it's just dark, damp and dismal.
We seem to have missed the torrential downpours here - instead we've had...
Forum: Social Forum 4th October 2019, 13:35
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Posted By reworht
At the speed their checkout staff scan goods...

At the speed their checkout staff scan goods thru' the till - a go-kart might be useful :}

As the Aldi name has cropped up - have a look here...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 4th October 2019, 13:32
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Posted By reworht
Aldi car gear .....

.... various car/DIY items on sale from this Sunday the 6th October - see here (https://www.aldi.co.uk/c/specialbuys/motoring-and-travel?q=%3Apopular&page=0)
Forum: Social Forum 4th October 2019, 08:52
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Posted By reworht
G'day all - well, it isn't really a 'good day' -...

G'day all - well, it isn't really a 'good day' - it's 'orrible. Loads of surface water left from overnight rain, low cloud and mist hanging around the edge of the Moors, cold - thoroughly yuck.
Had...
Forum: Social Forum 3rd October 2019, 10:49
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Posted By reworht
G'day one and all - brrrrr it's a bit chilly out...

G'day one and all - brrrrr it's a bit chilly out there. I've just spent nigh on half an hour in the shower - 'cos it was lovely and warm and I didn't want to open the shower door and let the cold in...
Forum: Social Forum 2nd October 2019, 18:47
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Posted By reworht
Persevere Ian - I suspect you're running Windows...

Persevere Ian - I suspect you're running Windows 10 version 1803 and need to get to version 1903 - leave it on updating overnight and see what it looks like in the morning ;)

Whoops - just seen...
Forum: Social Forum 2nd October 2019, 18:43
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Posted By reworht
Another pervert :eek::D

Another pervert :eek::D
Forum: Social Forum 2nd October 2019, 12:57
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Posted By reworht
https://live.staticflickr.com/4857/45810733951_262...

https://live.staticflickr.com/4857/45810733951_262a63c3fb_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2cN8Zbx)GOKART 2 (https://flic.kr/p/2cN8Zbx) by Rod Thrower (https://www.flickr.com/photos/153565037@N03/), on...
Forum: Social Forum 2nd October 2019, 12:40
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Posted By reworht
Sat on the drive, with legs outstretched under...

Sat on the drive, with legs outstretched under the back axle of a 105E Anglia - and then disconnected the rear shocker. Needless to say the leaf spring flopped straight down on my shins - luckily, my...
Forum: Social Forum 2nd October 2019, 12:36
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Posted By reworht
By the time I get sat down in the kart, and then...

By the time I get sat down in the kart, and then craned out afterwards, I'll be in no fit condition to appreciate the tottie :o



PERVERT :eek::eek::eek:
Forum: Social Forum 2nd October 2019, 10:09
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Posted By reworht
Morning all - that yellow orb in the sky has...

Morning all - that yellow orb in the sky has blessed us with a visit this morning - but eh bah gum, it weren't 'alf cold last night. Had quite a fight with SWMBO over who was having most of the duvet...
Forum: Social Forum 1st October 2019, 09:10
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Posted By reworht
'tis fair lashing it down here too - the wife has...

'tis fair lashing it down here too - the wife has even abandoned her usual Tuesday trip to market.
I'm sat here eating breakfast with the curtains drawn - it's a depressing sight out there at the...
Forum: Social Forum 30th September 2019, 11:47
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Posted By reworht
Try downloading the "Windows 10 Update Assistant"...

Try downloading the "Windows 10 Update Assistant" from the Microsoft website Ian.
It bypasses the inbuilt, automatic updates software within Windows, checks your machine for capacity etc. and then...
Forum: Social Forum 30th September 2019, 09:01
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Posted By reworht
Morning all - North Yorkshire is the same as...

Morning all - North Yorkshire is the same as Geordieland at the moment - but despite the clear skies and bright sun, there's an edge to the temperature with a breeze coming from the North Sea.
I'm...
Forum: Social Forum 29th September 2019, 11:17
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Posted By reworht
Many congratulations - I think you have a choice...

Many congratulations - I think you have a choice of buying your beloved either coral (the old fashioned gift) or jade (the modern day version).
Then you can start saving for the rubies at 40 years...
Forum: Social Forum 29th September 2019, 08:19
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Posted By reworht
Morning Bob - it's absolutely chucking it down...

Morning Bob - it's absolutely chucking it down here this morning, and it's forecast to do so for most of the day. It was starting to rain when I came in at just after midnight (:o) and judging by the...
Forum: Social Forum 28th September 2019, 15:52
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Posted By reworht
I had the pleasure of being carried out of a...

I had the pleasure of being carried out of a nightclub (totally drunk) on my bachelor night whilst Helen was on stage singing 'Walking back to happiness'.
She has wears the years better than me....
Forum: Social Forum 27th September 2019, 16:25
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Posted By reworht
..... or the devil looks after his own :getmecoat:

..... or the devil looks after his own :getmecoat:
Forum: Social Forum 27th September 2019, 15:59
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Posted By reworht
Aye - it's fair hoying it down 35 miles South of...

Aye - it's fair hoying it down 35 miles South of you as well - proper Autumn cold too now.
Forum: Social Forum 27th September 2019, 12:40
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Posted By reworht
Jeff - squiffy - no, never - I can't believe that...

Jeff - squiffy - no, never - I can't believe that Ros :eek::D
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