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Discussion in 'techPowerUp! Club Forum' started by mullered07, Aug 13, 2008.

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Is the UK the most damn fine & dandy place to live?

  1. Yes without a doubt

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  2. Yes but only with a cup of Earl Grey

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  3. Would be better with a half decent government

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  4. No it's crap!

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  1. FreedomEclipse

    FreedomEclipse ~Technological Technocrat~

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    reason why my room gets so hot is because I have the hot water pipes right underneath my floorboards. we recently just had the house's electricity completely rewired. as it was decades old. Next will be modernizing the plumbing and re routing the hot water pipes so they dont run directly through my room.

    My room gets f**king hot! when the sun shines in, its like a furnace. If i close the curtains. it blocks my open windows and restricts airflow so my room just bakes even more.
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    FreedomEclipse ~Technological Technocrat~

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    where do you work anyway?? I can stack a mean shelf at morrisons!!
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    Our house is ex council; i think these where built in the 30s though they are proper brick 4 on a block houses with the solid walls inside, none of this partition walls shite like in my cousins old tenement flat. Its the sound i hate in here. The sound you'd think would be great with those massive walls like it wouldn't leak sound but no you can here the tv in the next room. Most likely due to the shitty doors and possibly sound coming from under the floors.

    I heard closing the blinds (or curtains) keeps heat from getting out and from getting in. In your case Freedom the heat would be trapped i guess.
    When we moved in here the whole radiator system had to be sorted. They just use flexible plastic pipes to a connection in the hall where its piped to the combi boiler. This place had one of those massive old boilers and a fireplace which we took out.

    The fuse box was right out of the 60s! Old guy i know ripped that out too and put in a new fuse box and re did a lot of the sockets but apparently the wiring in the house was great.
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    What about getting some large cardboard box and make something custom shaped so you can have open windows but blocked out sunlight?

    I did that with my old HAF 932 box and it's pretty effective.

    Rather not say, in case anyone links my TPU to real life ;)

    EDIT: Not retail
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    Never thought of that!!! May need to give it a go if the air con dies some time


    If you're tax man, I dont think anyone would want to know.

    However!! if you require a hired goon to do your dirty work. I am for hire! Boss!
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    We're not stalkers or anything, you can trust us, just say you work in It or something
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    In the end, surviving a hot summer becomes a creative venture. Hell I opened a thread about it on TPU once and tried so many combinations.. it's like a hobby for madmen.

    Nope not a Taxman. I hate that guy. Also hate Mr. Student Loans repayment. Dirty work you say.. hmmm I shall let you know if I require someone's sickie's to be verified by a doctor of pain :pimp:

    Edit:Market research industry
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    Hes a telephone marketer!!! KILL HIM!!!! KILL THE BASTARD!!!!! BREAK HIS FINGERS SO HE WILL NEVER DIAL ANOTHER PHONE AGAIN!!! :roll::roll::roll::roll:
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    Honestly i couldn't case less about anonymity anymore. If someone wanted to find me they probably could and its not like i have placed my address for anyone to see online. I dont give out my email either.
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    another reason why i dont fold using ATi cards, is cuz they suck at it. and Folding tends to kill the cards a lot sooner anyway
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    Yeah, I know, nothing really anonymous nowadays. Only reason I don't want to say company name is to avoid people making the link through google quickly. I am proud of the company I work for, but if I were to one day write something that they don't agree with, rather not be the guy you read about on the news fired over something silly.

    Actually no. We deal business to business.

    Bit confused what you mean :confused: You folding on that?
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    that rules out working for the News Of The World i guess.
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    :roll::roll:
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    Obviously people dont want to out right say who they work for or where they live, dont want to get your job into trouble or have cunts at your door lol.

    One guy found someone's address by looking them up on ebay and buying something from them, could also pay by check and get the address. Its like CSI for stalkers.
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    For sure, trading with me through TPU anyone would know all the details of who I really am. I'm just lucky that when you google my name there is:

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    To be fair tpu Is a nice site anyway, I dont think we really have too many of those sorts, and to be fair you people seem like the sort of people it would be nice to know in real life anyway
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    Yeah definitely. Already consider 3 from the crunching team like real friends, prob gonna see them in my travels round Europe. Also from the people I've traded with on here, you can easily tell people are genuine and reliable. (well ok, we've had a couple bad ones, but we all clock on pretty quick who's an unwelcome part of the community.. like watercooled)

    Oh.............

    http://gbbf.camra.org.uk/home

    Who's coming? Epic TPU UK beer festival meetup?

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    I wouldnt mind. but then i dont drink beer
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    Not sure if I remember correctly.. you're a 100% proof spirits person?

    If you ever drink beer, this would be the best place.. so many options! Also the only time of year I get to find proper cloudy cider.

    I do backflips of joy in my mind thinking about the great stuff they have on tap.
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    Pretty much, But i do drink cider too.
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    REAL ALES FTW! Cloudy Cider is hard to come by, only time i had some was in a bar that served it from a box.

    Theres a wetherspoons we call Sir Jakes (Sir John Sterling Maxwells) sometimes it serves Real Ales. Its definitely not a practical walking distance. Grubs a bit shit too lol but the drinks cheap.
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    Sounds good, weatherspoons do sometimes get it right. Here in London though quite easy to find pubs with good Ales. I've only just started drinking them and starting from ESB and brakspear i've started to get a taste for them.

    Anything you'd recommend in case they have it at the beer festival?
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    Hobgoblin, why i say that is because you can get it at lidl of all places. Ha well lidl actually do sell a lot of random Ales in bottles!
    Theres an ale called Bishops Finger LOL.

    I think Abbot and Old Speckled Hen are mass produced you would be looking for something more unknown i think. Not been to Sir John Maxwells in a long time i think i need to go back. Oh yeah well i guess in the city centre there would be pubs with real ales.

    There is the Good Beer Guide 2011 and speaking of Real Ales there is also Cask Ales.

    My local just sells like Tennents, Carling, Guiness, McEwans, Mangers Gold Draught, John Smiths, loads of the usual shit nothing great or special.
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    WRONG! I'm a stalker... just for research I decided to find out why Freedom has such a hot room/house. Easy:
    Front windows face east, rear windows face west. Sun rises in ease, sets in west = pretty much sun through the windows at all hours.

    Here's a little secret - Heatware. It's my favourite place to find out details about people. Once you find someone's email addy, you can find out so much more...

    When I first signed up to heatware, my new email address was registered with TPU and heatware ONLY. I started getting spam, so the source was either TPU or Heatware. After contacting the administrator of Heatware, it became apparent why.
    When you're logged into heatware you can view any other member's email address. This was obviously where the spam was coming from.
    So, I made up a new email address JUST for heatware and changed my heat options so the new email addy is shown instead ;) I recommend you all do the same, as if you're a person who likes their privacy, heatware leaves you wide open for abuse.

    :laugh: So you attack the telemarketer, but leave the bailif alone? Man this clubhouse is f*cked up!! :roll:

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