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Post by -PJ- » December 13, 2018, 6:25 am

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Woeful stuff PJ, hope your lovely wife recovers quickly!


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Thanks Brewdle, she's actually quite lucky.

She gets a hand full of days respite from her mother.. :lol:

Theres an upside to being in hospital afterall..
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Post by Brewdle » December 13, 2018, 7:02 am

It’s the silver linings...


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Post by The Nickman » December 13, 2018, 9:35 am

Hope it all goes well, Peej. Thinking of Mrs PJ today.
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Post by -PJ- » December 13, 2018, 2:31 pm

Thanks again everybody.

She went into surgery just after 1pm..we'll head in to see her after dinner.
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Post by -PJ- » December 14, 2018, 6:04 am

My wife's surgery went well.

She's awake, doped to the eyeballs and a tad sore.

She'll be in a few days..all weekend I'd say.

Thanks guys..Merry Christmas to the lot of you..From PJ & family.
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Post by Brewdle » December 14, 2018, 6:42 am

Good news PJ! Merry Chrissie to you n yours


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Re: Off topic

Post by dubby » December 14, 2018, 7:09 am

Hope the PJ household has a great Christmas, and a raiders premiership in 2019

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Post by The Nickman » December 14, 2018, 9:42 am

Great stuff, PJ! Look after her, and try not to kill your MIL xox
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Post by -PJ- » December 14, 2018, 11:22 am

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Great stuff, PJ! Look after her, and try not to kill your MIL xox
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Post by -PJ- » December 16, 2018, 12:55 pm

My wife's coming home today.

I was expecting Monday or even Tuesday but this is a bonus.
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Post by The Nickman » December 17, 2018, 12:37 pm

That's fantastic news, Peej!
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Post by -PJ- » December 17, 2018, 1:37 pm

Thanks Nickman...
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Re: Off topic

Post by Fuifui Bradbrad » December 18, 2018, 8:50 am

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Fuifui Bradbrad wrote:4 day weekend for me. Had some spare flex days I needed to get rid of before I lost them.
Come back to work Tuesday, then have an interview for another team. Fingers crossed I ace it, and life can start in a new field of work


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Made it to reference checks. Think I’m home and hosed now.
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Post by Sid » December 18, 2018, 9:02 am

good work Fui! I've been applying for jobs on and off the last couple of years without much joy.. the only recent feedback I've received on why I've missed out is because I'm required to give 4 weeks notice instead of less, so with 49 applicants I guess it helps them filter down the applicants.. without much feedback I'm not too sure what I should change/improve on.
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Post by Fuifui Bradbrad » December 18, 2018, 10:27 am

Yeah that’s a pain Sid. I’ve had that happen in the past, my employer was happy to do 4 weeks, but then take 2 weeks annual leave. So I start the new job while “on leave”

That could be worth considering?


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Post by bonehead » December 18, 2018, 11:22 am

Sid I put 2 weeks on my applications, only ever mentioned the full 4 weeks at interview/offer stage. I know it's not right but gotta get yourself to interview.

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Post by Sid » December 18, 2018, 11:36 am

Thanks for the tip guys! I've updated my profile to show 2 weeks, can negotiate the notice period if/when I get to that stage in future.
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Re: Off topic

Post by The Nickman » December 18, 2018, 11:52 am

Sid wrote:
December 18, 2018, 9:02 am
good work Fui! I've been applying for jobs on and off the last couple of years without much joy.. the only recent feedback I've received on why I've missed out is because I'm required to give 4 weeks notice instead of less, so with 49 applicants I guess it helps them filter down the applicants.. without much feedback I'm not too sure what I should change/improve on.
Maybe stop being such a ****??
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Re: Off topic

Post by -PJ- » December 18, 2018, 12:02 pm

I just got ripped off at Hungry Jacks drive thru..

$11-80 for a Whopper meal(up sized chips and drink)
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Re: Off topic

Post by Sid » December 18, 2018, 12:17 pm

The Nickman wrote:
December 18, 2018, 11:52 am
Sid wrote:
December 18, 2018, 9:02 am
good work Fui! I've been applying for jobs on and off the last couple of years without much joy.. the only recent feedback I've received on why I've missed out is because I'm required to give 4 weeks notice instead of less, so with 49 applicants I guess it helps them filter down the applicants.. without much feedback I'm not too sure what I should change/improve on.
Maybe stop being such a ****??
alrighty then, I'll take 'being such a ****' off my resume
everyone lies on those things anyway
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Re: Off topic

Post by The Nickman » December 18, 2018, 1:59 pm

Sid wrote:
December 18, 2018, 12:17 pm
The Nickman wrote:
December 18, 2018, 11:52 am
Sid wrote:
December 18, 2018, 9:02 am
good work Fui! I've been applying for jobs on and off the last couple of years without much joy.. the only recent feedback I've received on why I've missed out is because I'm required to give 4 weeks notice instead of less, so with 49 applicants I guess it helps them filter down the applicants.. without much feedback I'm not too sure what I should change/improve on.
Maybe stop being such a ****??
alrighty then, I'll take 'being such a ****' off my resume
everyone lies on those things anyway
While you're there, remove the photo of you in a mankini at the 2004 Christmas Party. It just doesn't look as professional as you may think.
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Re: Off topic

Post by Sid » December 18, 2018, 2:06 pm

The Nickman wrote:
December 18, 2018, 1:59 pm
Sid wrote:
December 18, 2018, 12:17 pm
The Nickman wrote:
December 18, 2018, 11:52 am
Sid wrote:
December 18, 2018, 9:02 am
good work Fui! I've been applying for jobs on and off the last couple of years without much joy.. the only recent feedback I've received on why I've missed out is because I'm required to give 4 weeks notice instead of less, so with 49 applicants I guess it helps them filter down the applicants.. without much feedback I'm not too sure what I should change/improve on.
Maybe stop being such a ****??
alrighty then, I'll take 'being such a ****' off my resume
everyone lies on those things anyway
While you're there, remove the photo of you in a mankini at the 2004 Christmas Party. It just doesn't look as professional as you may think.
but it does show I was onto the Mankini gimmick 2 years before Borat came out.. pretty ingenious for a 17 year old!
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Re: Off topic

Post by Fuifui Bradbrad » December 21, 2018, 8:49 am

Fuifui Bradbrad wrote:
Fuifui Bradbrad wrote:
Fuifui Bradbrad wrote:4 day weekend for me. Had some spare flex days I needed to get rid of before I lost them.
Come back to work Tuesday, then have an interview for another team. Fingers crossed I ace it, and life can start in a new field of work


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Interview went alright, I’ve been asked to come back for a 2nd interview. Trying to determine if that means I’m closer to being in than being out.
Made it to reference checks. Think I’m home and hosed now.
Never heard of anyone getting to this stage and being rejected
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Post by Sid » December 21, 2018, 8:51 am

congrats Fui!
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Re: Off topic

Post by bonehead » December 21, 2018, 9:13 am

well done Fui.

Expecting an offer on my house as soon as building inspection can be done, we had one done as vendors and all fine so should be a formality

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Re: Off topic

Post by The Nickman » December 21, 2018, 9:27 am

Oh, by the way, I got engaged a few weeks ago, *****.
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Post by T_R » December 21, 2018, 10:06 am

The Nickman wrote:Oh, by the way, I got engaged a few weeks ago, ****.
Wait....what?

Really????

Congratulations, my friend!!!!
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Son, we live in a world that has forums, and those forums have to be guarded by Mods. Who's gonna do it? You? You, Nickman? I have a greater responsibility than you can possibly fathom. You weep for Lucy, and you curse GE. You have that luxury. You have the luxury of not knowing what I know -- that GE’s moderation, while tragic, probably saved lives; and my existence, while grotesque and incomprehensible to you, keeps threads on track and under the appropriately sized, highlighted green headings.
You want moderation because deep down in places you don't talk about at parties, you want me on that forum -- you need me on that forum. We use words like "stay on topic," "use the appropriate forum," "please delete." We use these words as the backbone of a life spent defending something. You use them as a punch line. I have neither the time nor the inclination to explain myself to a man who rises and sleeps under the blanket of the very moderation that I provide and then questions the manner in which I provide it. I would rather that you just said "thank you" and went on your way. Otherwise, I suggest you get a green handle and edit a post. Either way, I don't give a DAMN what you think about moderation.

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Re: Off topic

Post by T_R » December 21, 2018, 10:07 am

Hang on. You're not planning to breed, are you? I couldn't be supportive of that.
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Son, we live in a world that has forums, and those forums have to be guarded by Mods. Who's gonna do it? You? You, Nickman? I have a greater responsibility than you can possibly fathom. You weep for Lucy, and you curse GE. You have that luxury. You have the luxury of not knowing what I know -- that GE’s moderation, while tragic, probably saved lives; and my existence, while grotesque and incomprehensible to you, keeps threads on track and under the appropriately sized, highlighted green headings.
You want moderation because deep down in places you don't talk about at parties, you want me on that forum -- you need me on that forum. We use words like "stay on topic," "use the appropriate forum," "please delete." We use these words as the backbone of a life spent defending something. You use them as a punch line. I have neither the time nor the inclination to explain myself to a man who rises and sleeps under the blanket of the very moderation that I provide and then questions the manner in which I provide it. I would rather that you just said "thank you" and went on your way. Otherwise, I suggest you get a green handle and edit a post. Either way, I don't give a DAMN what you think about moderation.

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Re: Off topic

Post by Sid » December 21, 2018, 10:09 am

The Nickman wrote:
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Oh, by the way, I got engaged a few weeks ago, ****.
Congratulations The Nickman!!
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Re: Off topic

Post by -TW- » December 21, 2018, 10:09 am

The Nickman wrote:Oh, by the way, I got engaged a few weeks ago, ****.
Congrats,

What's your secret? It's money isn't it?

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Re: Off topic

Post by The Nickman » December 21, 2018, 10:24 am

Well it's not my looks or personality, is it?!?
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Re: Off topic

Post by gergreg » December 21, 2018, 10:37 am

Well done to all (Fui, Boney and also PJ/wife). Commiserations Nickman. You'll be a miserable bastard (outside of Raiders games) before you know it.

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Post by The Nickman » December 21, 2018, 10:42 am

It's Erin you should feel sorry for, gerg.
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Re: Off topic

Post by gergreg » December 21, 2018, 11:06 am

If marriage has taught me anything we share the misery equally.

I kid of course.

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Re: Off topic

Post by T_R » December 21, 2018, 11:23 am

She's insanely out of his league. This must be one of those internet long-cons I read about.
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Son, we live in a world that has forums, and those forums have to be guarded by Mods. Who's gonna do it? You? You, Nickman? I have a greater responsibility than you can possibly fathom. You weep for Lucy, and you curse GE. You have that luxury. You have the luxury of not knowing what I know -- that GE’s moderation, while tragic, probably saved lives; and my existence, while grotesque and incomprehensible to you, keeps threads on track and under the appropriately sized, highlighted green headings.
You want moderation because deep down in places you don't talk about at parties, you want me on that forum -- you need me on that forum. We use words like "stay on topic," "use the appropriate forum," "please delete." We use these words as the backbone of a life spent defending something. You use them as a punch line. I have neither the time nor the inclination to explain myself to a man who rises and sleeps under the blanket of the very moderation that I provide and then questions the manner in which I provide it. I would rather that you just said "thank you" and went on your way. Otherwise, I suggest you get a green handle and edit a post. Either way, I don't give a DAMN what you think about moderation.

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