What has made/ruined your day

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Re: What has made/ruined your day

Post by Coastalraider » August 31, 2019, 8:55 am

There always an ear here if you need it Dubs, sorry to hear about your week mate.

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Re: What has made/ruined your day

Post by Question » August 31, 2019, 10:00 am

Carn dubs get on that vespar of yours and swing it into old Qs shed for a big man hug... luv ya mate.

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Re: What has made/ruined your day

Post by dubby » August 31, 2019, 10:08 am

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Re: What has made/ruined your day

Post by Fuifui Bradbrad » August 31, 2019, 10:39 am

I feel like all is right in the world when Q is posting.

I see him as the protector of the interweb. When another forum needs a pick me up, he’ll go away, get that page right, and come back to the GH to roost.

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Re: What has made/ruined your day

Post by The Nickman » August 31, 2019, 10:41 am

Yeah, Q is great. He’s like that old drunk uncle that’s fun to have around that I’m...ummmm, slowly turning into
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Re: What has made/ruined your day

Post by raiderskater » August 31, 2019, 10:53 am

Oh boy I did not realise this thread was here. Have my week:

Monday
Ruined: waking up without a Raiders win/that we lost the unloseable Test (in hindsight I wish this was the worst thing that happened this week)
Ruined: went to skating practice and my back immediately seized up

Tuesday:
Ruined: work stuff going crazy, back still hurting like the dickens, struggling to sleep
Ruined: having to withdraw from the competition in two weeks

Wednesday:
Ruined: had to go home from work early due to back, which sucks because I am on minimal sick leave and have to get a med cert every time now

Thursday:
Ruined: constantly changing meetings/requirements at work that meant I spent the whole day spinning around not knowing what I was doing
Ruined: then got pulled into the manager's office and scolded for a question I asked that morning that did not come out right
Made: physio says the back is not as bad as last time
Made: lease renewal on apartment

Friday:
Made: back feeling better
Ruined: full day of one type of work, the only person in our area not to get a bit of the other type of work, which definitely felt like a punishment for yesterday
Ruined: work favouritism issues
Ruined: still haven't heard back about a job I interviewed for. they said two weeks, it's been three
Ruined: can't find the thing I want to get my BFF for her birthday

Background ruined: my grandfather's heart issues and him being on the downhill slope

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Re: What has made/ruined your day

Post by The Nickman » August 31, 2019, 10:54 am

Tl, dr


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Re: What has made/ruined your day

Post by The Nickman » August 31, 2019, 10:54 am

Sorry to hear about your grandfather though
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Re: What has made/ruined your day

Post by Sterlk » November 25, 2019, 10:10 pm

Not ruined as such, though I have to express some exasperation with some people's refusal to acknowledge practical reality.

Let's say you're on a forum, and you decide to change your name to something else. If you're going to pop up after the change and exclaim 'my name is now x' - it'd be helpful to know what your name was previously.

This is the Internet, people! If you've changed your display name and don't have a photo or something, to onlookers you may as well be a completely separate person. If you're not going to clue people in as to your old identity, there's hardly any point to telling everybody what your new name is.
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Re: What has made/ruined your day

Post by greeneyed » November 25, 2019, 10:31 pm

Sterlk wrote:
November 25, 2019, 10:10 pm
Not ruined as such, though I have to express some exasperation with some people's refusal to acknowledge practical reality.

Let's say you're on a forum, and you decide to change your name to something else. If you're going to pop up after the change and exclaim 'my name is now x' - it'd be helpful to know what your name was previously.

This is the Internet, people! If you've changed your display name and don't have a photo or something, to onlookers you may as well be a completely separate person. If you're not going to clue people in as to your old identity, there's hardly any point to telling everybody what your new name is.
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Re: What has made/ruined your day

Post by bonehead » November 26, 2019, 4:11 am

and he's a jerk

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Re: What has made/ruined your day

Post by The Nickman » November 26, 2019, 9:31 am

Sterlk wrote:
November 25, 2019, 10:10 pm
Not ruined as such, though I have to express some exasperation with some people's refusal to acknowledge practical reality.

Let's say you're on a forum, and you decide to change your name to something else. If you're going to pop up after the change and exclaim 'my name is now x' - it'd be helpful to know what your name was previously.

This is the Internet, people! If you've changed your display name and don't have a photo or something, to onlookers you may as well be a completely separate person. If you're not going to clue people in as to your old identity, there's hardly any point to telling everybody what your new name is.
Sorry Sterlk. I used to be the Rickman. Before that I was the Nickman.

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Re: What has made/ruined your day

Post by Northern Raider » November 26, 2019, 10:00 am

The Nickman wrote:
November 26, 2019, 9:31 am
Sterlk wrote:
November 25, 2019, 10:10 pm
Not ruined as such, though I have to express some exasperation with some people's refusal to acknowledge practical reality.

Let's say you're on a forum, and you decide to change your name to something else. If you're going to pop up after the change and exclaim 'my name is now x' - it'd be helpful to know what your name was previously.

This is the Internet, people! If you've changed your display name and don't have a photo or something, to onlookers you may as well be a completely separate person. If you're not going to clue people in as to your old identity, there's hardly any point to telling everybody what your new name is.
Sorry Sterlk. I used to be the Rickman. Before that I was the Nickman.

Hope that helps.
Wait, they're the same person?! :woot:
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Re: What has made/ruined your day

Post by The Nickman » November 26, 2019, 10:04 am

If I were able to keep the same avatar it would be less confusing, but Fergus just deletes any avatar I put up these days.

It's so unfair.
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Re: What has made/ruined your day

Post by Northern Raider » November 26, 2019, 11:02 am

The Nickman wrote:
November 26, 2019, 10:04 am
If I were able to keep the same avatar it would be less confusing, but Fergus just deletes any avatar I put up these days.

It's so unfair.
Use this one

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Re: What has made/ruined your day

Post by The Nickman » November 26, 2019, 11:02 am

Ok, let me set it up
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Post by Northern Raider » November 26, 2019, 11:10 am

Perfect
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Re: What has made/ruined your day

Post by The Nickman » November 26, 2019, 2:48 pm

The Nickman wrote:
November 26, 2019, 10:04 am
If I were able to keep the same avatar it would be less confusing, but Fergus just deletes any avatar I put up these days.

It's so unfair.
See?? Told you.
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Re: What has made/ruined your day

Post by greeneyed » November 26, 2019, 2:59 pm

The Nickman wrote:
The Nickman wrote:
November 26, 2019, 10:04 am
If I were able to keep the same avatar it would be less confusing, but Fergus just deletes any avatar I put up these days.

It's so unfair.
See?? Told you.
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Re: What has made/ruined your day

Post by The Nickman » November 26, 2019, 3:14 pm

This is getting ludicrous now... my last two avatars haven't even had anything wrong with them.
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Re: What has made/ruined your day

Post by The Nickman » November 26, 2019, 3:14 pm

Unless somebody's reporting them? Is somebody reporting them??
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Re: What has made/ruined your day

Post by Northern Raider » November 26, 2019, 5:20 pm

The Nickman wrote:
November 26, 2019, 3:14 pm
Unless somebody's reporting them? Is somebody reporting them??
Blatant baldism if you ask me
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Post by Dr Zaius » November 26, 2019, 6:00 pm

The Nickman wrote:Unless somebody's reporting them? Is somebody reporting them??
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Re: What has made/ruined your day

Post by gergreg » November 26, 2019, 9:27 pm

Really Doc, that's nothing to be sorry about.

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Re: What has made/ruined your day

Post by Sterlk » November 27, 2019, 7:35 pm

For context, it was a different site, and surprisingly there was resistance to the thought. Practicality and comprehension aren't 'woke' enough for some, it seems.
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Re: What has made/ruined your day

Post by The Nickman » November 27, 2019, 8:13 pm

Sterlk is cheating on us with another site?

I don’t know what to believe in anymore
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