brightncheerful

Brightn Cheerful

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Thu Jul 31

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brightncheerful posted to the Jokers Corner board. 20:12

Hair-raising

I said to the wife, "I'm thinking of growing a beard."

She said, "Over my dead body."

"No," I replied. "Over my chin, actually."

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brightncheerful posted to the Jokers Corner board. 20:11

Password

I was asked to supply a password with eight characters, so I chose Snow White and the Seven Dwarves.

Wed Jul 30

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brightncheerful replied to the Beerpig's Snug board. 15:54

Re: FAO: simsqu

But when a pattern emerges then it usually signifies something.

Yes. A preference amongst some people to look for patterns in everything so as to reinforce their own opinions. .

Coincidence?

No, it just is.

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brightncheerful posted to the Jokers Corner board. 15:46

iCell

The man who invented the iPhone battery has died.

His funeral will take plac

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brightncheerful posted to the Jokers Corner board. 15:42

Overtime

"I notice you didn't clock yourself in this morning. Giving us a few extra hours unpaid hey? I'm impressed" my boss said to me this morning.

That's what he thinks. I still haven't clocked myself out from yesterday.

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brightncheerful replied to the Does Anybody Know? board. 14:33

Re: HER main course came together with MY starte

When I read the op to Mrs BnC, her first response, her being bilingual (French and English), was that the waitress having formed her (the waitress) own opinion of the op's French wife's manner did deliberately serve the courses in the order so as to [more]

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brightncheerful replied to the Beerpig's Snug board. 14:14

Re: FAO: simsqu

essential for people to have a varied diet, without being too obsessive about diet and should have a liking for booze.

While I agree in principle, it's interesting that people who are not too obsessive about diet and have a liking for [more]

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brightncheerful replied to the Beerpig's Snug board. 14:00

Re: Bank of England proposals

"Fred the Shred"


The only criticism that I'd level was him muscling in on Barclays Bank bid to take over ABN Anro. Had RBS kept out of it, all other factors remain constant, RBS would've emerged unscathed from the banking [more]

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brightncheerful replied to the Beerpig's Snug board. 13:37

Re: Bank of England proposals

As I see it, the problem is not that banks have a problem, so much as the rest of us, politicians included have a problem with the banks.

That's only a problem for the banks if the banks care as much as the rest of us. I don't think they [more]

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brightncheerful replied to the Beerpig's Snug board. 13:05

Re: FAO: simsqu

But the evidence is basically that which you claim is the case

You are too clever for me.

As I understand, a difference exists between what I claim for my way of life, and your claim that "man cannot man cannot maintain [more]

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brightncheerful replied to the Tesco plc board. 12:24

Re: Has the market really changed?

you are missing the point of where the grocery market is going, it is going online and Tesco is very strong there and the discounters are years behind in that department as they don’t even have a large enough product range to compete never mind a [more]

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brightncheerful replied to the Beerpig's Snug board. 11:58

Re: Bank of England proposals

It never ceases to amaze me, how bankers seem to think they are a super species above any rules set by reference to normal moral or ethical behaviour.

It never ceases to amaze me just how many people seem to think bankers are an [more]

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brightncheerful replied to the Beerpig's Snug board. 11:34

Re: FAO: simsqu

because man cannot maintain a healthy mental and physical lifestyle on the sort of abstemious basis that you have indicated.

quite apart from your lack of evidence to substantiate your claim, my diet isn't abstemious, (he said, eating [more]

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brightncheerful replied to the Tesco plc board. 10:08

Re: Has the market really changed?

Supermarkets (by which I mean the ones that sell foodstuffs: technically, a supermarket is a system of selling, usually in larger stores and involving an element of self-service) control approximately 80% of the market share for grocery and [more]

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brightncheerful replied to the Beerpig's Snug board. 09:08

Re: FAO: simsqu

Because none of those come free out of a tap!

(Mains supply) tap water isn't free. It's either paid for on metered usage or via water rates.

The majority of people are charged a yearly water rate which covers the domestic [more]

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brightncheerful replied to the Beerpig's Snug board. 08:50

Re: FAO: simsqu

if I lived like you do, I would probably smear my body in organic hummus & hurl myself into the steaming cauldron of courgettes and gratefully end it all

But you don't live like I do. So what's the point in hypothesising? You're [more]

Tue Jul 29

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brightncheerful replied to the Beerpig's Snug board. 19:52

Re: FAO: simsqu

End of day food update:

For almost lunch, one watermelon.
Followed by two cupfuls of almonds.

Mid-afternoon, three fresh mushrooms (cold) and a few cherry-tomatoes (all organic)

Tonight's meal (same most weekday [more]

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brightncheerful replied to the Beerpig's Snug board. 19:46

Re: FAO: simsqu

Is your tap water really so bad that you have to chuck away your hard-earned on the bottled muck?


I happen to enjoy drinking Evian water. I wouldn't criticise others for chucking their hard earned on what I'd regard as bad, namely [more]

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brightncheerful replied to the Weight Control board. 19:40

Re: My approach to dieting

'poison' according to a dictionary, is a substance that when introduced into or absorbed by a living organism causes death or injury, especially one that kills by rapid action even in small quantity.

I guess the rapid action is why junk food [more]

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brightncheerful replied to the Does Anybody Know? board. 12:35

Re: HER main course came together with MY starter

I've read and reread the op and conclude any reason to get hot under the collar is a consequence the op's and/or the op's wife's failure to tell the waitress what was required.

On previous occasions when my wife does not order a starter I [more]

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