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    Bacon butty for lunch

    The fat pooling at the bottom left quadrant of the frying pan reminds me that I need to get the spirit level out and adjust the feet on the new cooker.

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    Quote Originally Posted by NickFitz View Post
    Notes on the gate are generally ignored, judging by past responses to notices (not from me, usually from the residents' association chap who issues the keys) asking people to keep it locked

    And the relevant neighbours constitute getting on for twenty houses, most of which are split into four or five flats. If they're anything like my place, fliers tend to pile up in halls, unread; so I doubt the message would reach most of them.

    They'll get fed up with unlocking it before I get fed up with locking it. We've been down this road before, and They have no staying power
    Our dustmen have a pass key, the gate buzz locks behind them as they leave

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    Quote Originally Posted by MrMarkyMark View Post
    Our dustmen have a pass key, the gate buzz locks behind them as they leave
    Ours are supposed to have a key, but it seems to be highly variable whether or not they know that they have one. Also, since the gate was installed about fourteen years ago recycling has become a separate bin and collection (though on the same day), but it seems nobody thought to give the recycling crew a key, so the gate needs to be left open anyway

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    Quote Originally Posted by NickFitz View Post
    Ours are supposed to have a key, but it seems to be highly variable whether or not they know that they have one. Also, since the gate was installed about fourteen years ago recycling has become a separate bin and collection (though on the same day), but it seems nobody thought to give the recycling crew a key, so the gate needs to be left open anyway

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    Quote Originally Posted by eek View Post
    Wasn't International Women' day on March 8th?


    They are a bit slow up North.
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    Quote Originally Posted by eek View Post
    Wasn't International Women' day on March 8th?
    Something pointed out a number of times but apparently it doesn't matter it seems. Some people don't help themselves
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    Quote Originally Posted by northernladuk View Post
    Some people don't help themselves


    Can't be scousers then.
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    Quote Originally Posted by northernladuk View Post
    Something pointed out a number of times but apparently it doesn't matter it seems. Some people don't help themselves
    People are just plain dumb.

    It's easy to turn conversations around if you for example focus on a particular demographic e.g. kids. So you start asking questions about girls then extend it to all kids.

    Anyway internationals men's day is later in the year.
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    Quote Originally Posted by eek View Post
    Wasn't International Women' day on March 8th?
    I thought it was March 14th?
    I keep pushing forwards but they keep pushing me backwards. So I have new rules. 1. Don't feed the trolls you know they have no souls. 2. Don't respond to them they'll only post back back again. 3. Don't be their friend they'll only knife you in the back. I have new rules I count them.

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    Quote Originally Posted by BrilloPad View Post
    I thought it was March 14th?
    https://www.internationalwomensday.com/Theme states the 8th. Then again what would you expect from women - randomly changing dates is standard for them.
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