Things that have bothered you for a long time.

Discussion in 'CycleChat Cafe' started by Yellow Fang, 14 Nov 2017.

  1. Low Gear Guy

    Low Gear Guy Senior Member

    Location:
    Surrey
    For the last few decades while I have been working there has always been some old duffer in the corner banging on about traffic congestion.

    Shouldn't they be more concerned about how close the Doomsday Clock is to midnight or the zombie apocalypse?
     
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  2. yello

    yello Legendary Member

    Threads that ask 'recommend me'. For example, 'recommend me a bike' It's always sounded weird to me. I'd say 'recommend a bike to me'
     
  3. classic33

    classic33 Legendary Member

    Still 11:58 though.
     
  4. yello

    yello Legendary Member

    Why was Sting concerned about breaking his leg walking on the moon? I mean, it's certainly something you wouldn't want to happen, not least because it's a fvk of a long way to the nearest hospital, but I would have thought there'd be other things that'd worry him more. Like running out of oxygen for instance.
     
  5. Lullabelle

    Lullabelle Banana

    Location:
    Midlands UK
    When the weather has been hot and sunny why does my neighbour but her wet washing on a clothes airer in front of the patio door instead of on the washing line :scratch:
     
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    Yellow Fang

    Yellow Fang Guru

    Location:
    Reading
    I think your bones start to lose density when in weightless conditions for a long time.
     
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  7. youngoldbloke

    youngoldbloke The older I get, the faster I used to be ...

    Coloureds fade in direct sunlight?
     
  8. Threevok

    Threevok Four Sprung Pork Technik

    Location:
    South Wales
    Why don't supermarkets sell canned dog-poo ?

    I need somewhere safe to stand with my trolley (while Mrs V browses) where people aren't constantly reaching over me, or asking me to move.
     
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  9. Because she knows that putting washing on the washing line will be seen as a challenge by the Weather Department and they'll make it rain.

    See also: Washing bicycles.
     
  10. youngoldbloke

    youngoldbloke The older I get, the faster I used to be ...

    Why is it obligatory to have a 'conversation' nowadays, rather than 'talk about' or even 'discuss'? It's one of the most over-used expressions in radio, along with 'issues around', of course.
     
  11. albal

    albal Veteran

    Location:
    Dorset
    Not being a father
     
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  12. Lullabelle

    Lullabelle Banana

    Location:
    Midlands UK
    If that was the case then why buy them because it would have the same effect when wearing them.
     
  13. youngoldbloke

    youngoldbloke The older I get, the faster I used to be ...

    I expect it does, but the prolonged exposure to UV on a washing line in direct sun probably hastens the process.
     
  14. Lullabelle

    Lullabelle Banana

    Location:
    Midlands UK
    I have a shirt, wash, iron completely flat, when I put it on the bottom rolls up :angry:
     
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  15. further

    further Über Member

    Why are hamburgers made of beef ?
     
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