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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

    16.7%
  3. Would be better with a half decent government

    45.8%
  4. No it's crap!

    25.0%
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    Tell them that your freind is with another ISP and he gets a decent router that allows for higher speeds that yours is capable of. Then say you're thinking of switching to them unless you can get a better router.

    Always worth a try. ISP's should chuck a router at you to keep you with them.
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    Fourstaff Moderator Staff Member

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    I am only few months into my year contract, so that sneaky technique is out. I will tell them that I am considering to leave though, if it doesn't get fixed :)
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    you pay for a service.. take from your ISP everything they're willing to give for free :D


    Virgin should be fine, just needs a cable rather than ADSL router:
    D-Link Wireless-N Cable Router | Ebuyer.com
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    I am in ASDL2+ territory
    KieX says thanks.
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    Ah, that makes your choice easier :D
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    Tesco are doing a bottle of Highland Park 12 y/o whisky for £15, hope they have it in my local Tesco. Whenever i here about Tesco deals its either store specific or the local one (Tesco Silverburn) never have the bloody deal.


    LOL Cheesy.

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    Bing wont do it either

    edit; just tried a load of European roues, seems these directions services don't work most places in Asia and eastern europe

    still , that Mongol rally does sound like something I want to do at some point, a 10000 mile drive across Europe and Asia sounds interesting
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    some of the roads are not mapped in certain countries by google
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    but you can see the roads if you just use it as a Map, it just won't find directions by itself
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    Bo$$ Lab Extraordinaire

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    it takes some time to calculate, after a certain distance it stops
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    If any one is interested the price of IPS monitors is really good now, Iiyama Prolite X2377HDS 23" IPS LED 5ms response times for £166.60 at ebuyer. Its got speakers built in but id rather more monitors had a headphone jack instead so you can if you needed add speakers if your not hooked up to a PC. Tempted but i need to get that cpu i want.

    Iiyama Prolite X2377HDS 23" IPS Panel LED HDMI.. |...

    My 1000 cable ties came right there, the postman couldn't get it through the letterbox lol, £3 odd from ebay and they will come in handy!
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    went to the dentist today...at the end of it, i asked if i could rinse my mouth and the assistant gave me a cup of water and obviously i rinsed by the sink.

    The problem with that was she was also standing by the sink and as much as i tried not to spit the backwash out like a freaking tsunami hitting japan. UNFORTUNATELY she got a little splash on her arm cuz she was standing so close. and the way she looked at me was like I had Infected her with so sort of T-virus or some other highly fatal contagious disease.

    I DID APOLOGISE TO HER.

    BUT WHAT THE FUCK DOES SHE WANT FROM ME?!

    I asked to **RINSE** my mouth, not fucking drink it. move the fuck away from the sink for god sake woman!!

    I would have ASKED her to move but my mouth was already full of water and she was just standing there. If i touched her she would have me in court for sexual harrasment before I could even reach *A* sink to rinse.

    but she was pissed. boy....that look on her face was like as if i spat in her face or something...

    Like Ross Kemp.... I knew something was going down, so i got the fuck out of there while she was brazenly scubbing her arm with a tub load of disinfectant using a wire gauze you usually find in your kitchen sink.

    IMO I shouldnt of apologised as it wasnt my fault she was still standing by the sink when i asked to rinse my mouth.

    I dont vomit skittles and rainbows you know....you will get wet!
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    So what happened did you not notice she was standing at the sink before you took a drink? I would have said "whats eh ploblem?" to that stupid wummin! :laugh:

    My local dentist asks to many questions, i know hes making conversation but come on i just want a check up. What have i been up to? Did i have to take a day off to go to the dentists? leading to oh do you work or go to college or something? MATE JUST DRILL MY TEETH OR WHATEVER IT IS YOUR SUPPOSED TO DO.
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    Nice monitor, but people will say "but its not 3d" MEH to 3d imo
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    tigger I'm the only one

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    I wouldn't of apologized, silly bitch, i hate bitches like her.
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    I asked to rinse my mouth. she was still standing by the sink despite me leaning over it to spit the water out.. do i need one of them alarms like you get when a vehicle is reversing to tell her that im about to rinse my mouth??

    Im not in the wrong. she had ample time to move away from the sink. there were more then enough hints there, she just didnt take the bait

    - Me asking to rinse my mouth
    - Me gargling/rinsing my mouth
    - Me moving to the sink
    - Me leaning over the sink. with a mouth full of water getting ready to spit it out

    then she has the nerv to look at me like im some sort of leper
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    Don't feel bad about it, just forget it, was her stupid fault not yours. Its actually funny, her scrubbing her sleeve frantically for a spot of water.
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    "can you move out the way?" you'd probably get scorned for that anyway knowing the type of person your talking about.
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    tigger I'm the only one

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    She's just resentful because she's not the dentist, fleecing people out of their money. Dentists are either really hard to find atm on NHS as they are all going private to make more money, or they cost a fortune private.
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    she was scrubbing her arm actually - they wear short sleeved uniforms in there.

    try saying that with a mouth full of water. (read my original post)
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    She is not in the kitchen. You see the problem there?
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    hmmm.....

    CEX - Y U NAO HAZ XPERIA ARC S IN LONDON BRANCHES????

    Dirty barstewards... gonna have a harder time locating one then i thought. Might have to settle on a standard/older Arc instead of the Arc S.
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