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Reply #1450 on: January 14, 2021, 09:15:10 AM
Van broke down. :(


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Reply #1451 on: January 14, 2021, 10:44:38 AM
Deed battery?


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Reply #1452 on: January 14, 2021, 10:58:00 AM
Not battery I don't think, it was turning over, but now won't turn, I suspect a faulty starter motor, it's 11 years old and a former Auto Windows repair van with 220k miles on the clock, that starter motor (if same one) has had some hammer. The engine is seemingly in good nick and I've had it serviced at least once, sometimes twice per year since I had it in 2015 and converted the back into a sleep compartment....
Fingers crossed it's not more than £500 to recover and repair, luckily it broke down locally so my friendly local garage can sort it.
Always something......


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Reply #1453 on: January 14, 2021, 06:24:37 PM
Hopefully mate. Dead battery was optimistic since the cold weather usually kills a failing one.


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Reply #1454 on: January 14, 2021, 08:48:19 PM
You may have been right, it's in the garage now after a jump,well try a new battery first and hope that's all it was with the shit weather and being sat a lot, good shout.


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Reply #1455 on: January 15, 2021, 11:18:59 AM
I've been swabbed, prodded and pricked so many times in the last week. And that's nothing sexual either  :laugh:


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Reply #1456 on: January 16, 2021, 06:02:41 PM
I've been learning javascript for the last few months. I think it's finally beginning to click, excuse the pun

Been watching tonnes of YT vids on the subject. The reason I may have failed miserably years ago, is that I probably was mixing jquery with javascript and hoping it would work. And also not using console.log to the max


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Reply #1457 on: January 16, 2021, 06:18:54 PM
Did you know that some US Universities offer free online courses in this kind of thing?

i.e. https://www.edx.org/course/programming-for-the-web-with-javascript (Course starts today)


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Reply #1458 on: January 16, 2021, 08:23:37 PM
Did you know that some US Universities offer free online courses in this kind of thing?

i.e. https://www.edx.org/course/programming-for-the-web-with-javascript (Course starts today)

Nope I did not.

There is a difference between a free course and tutoring, which the cynic in me thinks they want it to be learnable (the free course) for bright types but the rest of us will be be drawn in then want to enroll for an actual course....in Pennsylvania. It's not that bad a commute.  :azn:


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Reply #1459 on: January 16, 2021, 09:02:09 PM
Go Quakers!  :cheesy:

Might be handy for Richie and his dabbling though.


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Reply #1460 on: January 16, 2021, 11:12:37 PM
Did you know that some US Universities offer free online courses in this kind of thing?

i.e. https://www.edx.org/course/programming-for-the-web-with-javascript (Course starts today)

Signed up to a few of them

There is this really good content maker on YT, who I've learnt a lot more than others


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Reply #1461 on: January 19, 2021, 10:03:20 AM
The Joy Of Defecation.



I have a spring in my step and i feel ten years younger.


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Reply #1462 on: January 19, 2021, 10:52:43 AM
Lol Keasy thanks for that you did actually put a smile on my face during a stressful morning!


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Reply #1463 on: January 19, 2021, 10:58:03 AM
 :laugh:
Happy to help mate. I'll make sure to keep y'all updated on my scatological happenings.  :afro:


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Reply #1464 on: January 19, 2021, 04:38:42 PM
Poop diary awaited with bated breath


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Reply #1465 on: January 19, 2021, 08:15:01 PM
I feel like a Friday Night at Christmas.
Had a right toasty shower, a close shave with my DE razor and used a bit from the many bottles of Lynx shower gel I get every year.


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Reply #1466 on: January 20, 2021, 07:41:56 AM
It can make you feel quite different a bit of "self care". I've made sure that all through WFH I have got up early enough to shower and be presentable enough (although I'll concede to jogging/lounge pants) every day. My mental state is bad enough, if I let that go I think I'd be spiralling


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Reply #1467 on: January 20, 2021, 11:44:45 AM
I don't get the terminology of "Swearing in", they never say "Do you fucking piece of shit.....". 

They never do a swearing out, which might go "Fuck off you piece of shit", which might seem apt today, but even if they did, the current incumbent up to 12noon their time isn't going to be there, or at least he says so


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Reply #1468 on: January 20, 2021, 12:41:10 PM
It can make you feel quite different a bit of "self care". I've made sure that all through WFH I have got up early enough to shower and be presentable enough (although I'll concede to jogging/lounge pants) every day. My mental state is bad enough, if I let that go I think I'd be spiralling

Defo mate,
Just putting a clean sweater and jeans on to go ASDA can make me feel a bit better sometimes.


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Reply #1469 on: January 20, 2021, 12:47:56 PM
I don't get the terminology of "Swearing in", they never say "Do you fucking piece of shit.....". 

They never do a swearing out, which might go "Fuck off you piece of shit", which might seem apt today, but even if they did, the current incumbent up to 12noon their time isn't going to be there, or at least he says so

😂
It means 'oath'.
You don't go to court and "Swear to tell the fucking truth, the whole fucking truth and nothing but the bastard fucking truth!"


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Reply #1470 on: January 20, 2021, 02:15:59 PM
Yeah I gathered  :laugh:


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Reply #1471 on: January 22, 2021, 09:00:05 PM
I have a plan to relieve the boredom from 4 weeks off work


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Reply #1472 on: January 22, 2021, 09:32:33 PM
Today is celebrate the birth of self day.

Four score and then minus one score then minus  one decade ago I arrived.

So I went and bought me one of these...

https://www.currys.co.uk/gbuk/tv-and-home-entertainment/televisions/televisions/lg-oled55cx6la-55-smart-4k-ultra-hd-hdr-oled-tv-with-google-assistant-amazon-alexa-10205970-pdt.html

And thanks to Wooster for picking it up for me.


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Reply #1473 on: January 22, 2021, 10:29:24 PM
Oh jeez, amazon alexa. Hope it actually works, unlike its delivery drivers


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Reply #1474 on: January 22, 2021, 10:35:44 PM
It works quite well TBH.
I've used it for a while on the TV Stick. It's a press the button to use the mic shot, not constantly eavesdropping on you like dedicated Alexa devices.