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tigger

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Sorted, I'll drop by every now and again if I can tear myself off Battlefield 3. Finally bought it a couple of weeks ago and got hooked on the multiplayer. Pretty sad for a 36 year old I suppose.
Hey it's not, I'm 44 and still play it, and quite a few other games.
 
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I do play a lot of games, I got hooked on Skyrim for about 15 months after completing Red Dead Redemption: Undead Nightmare and Arkham City, then made the jump to PC gaming in April this year (only ever really used to play FM on the PC except for Wolfenstein and Modern Warfare) and have loaded Steam and Origin up with 50 games. Hopefully enough to see me through until the next Steam sale, or until Arkham Origins and BF4 come out.
 
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am i the only young one here then?!

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Depends how you define young, I'm 31 (32 on Saturday) and I don't class that as old :slap: :laugh:
 

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Hey man I'm 20, 21 in August.
Everybody seems to think I'm older, even my own family doesnt remember how old I am.
 

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Young whipper snappers.....mumble.....mumble
 

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YAYAYYAY! LOL i thought you was like 40+
I sure as hell feel 40. When you're in a sys admin job it sure does kill the youth you had when you used to go round fixing computers for minimum wage, and actually ENJOYED it!
 
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Hey guys...isn't it toasty :)
I have a bit off an unusual request here, before leaving to go travelling...my pal gave me an S4 LTE and I cant get it to connect other than signing into Wi-Fi, no phone network though it displays signal, I understand it could be a moody phone but I trust the guy, how do I find out for sure?
 

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Hey guys...isn't it toasty :)
I have a bit off an unusual request here, before leaving to go travelling...my pal gave me an S4 LTE and I cant get it to connect other than signing into Wi-Fi, no phone network though it displays signal, I understand it could be a moody phone but I trust the guy, how do I find out for sure?
Try checkmend
 

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I am burning up :<
 
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I am burning up :<
Seconded wow it's a bit late for this melarky I need to get stuff sorted but I'm sweating my ass off sat still, anyone thinking about a drive just for the airconXD.
 
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Seconded wow it's a bit late for this melarky I need to get stuff sorted but I'm sweating my ass off sat still, anyone thinking about a drive just for the airconXD.
LOL ive got a sweaty arse from gaming!

what was i thinking on benching in the summer with no aircon!!
 

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Get home from work everyday - remove everything except boxers - open every window and door in my house - turn on PC

Still too god damn warm
 
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Get home from work everyday - remove everything except boxers - open every window and door in my house - turn on PC

Still too god damn warm
too much infos..... :roll:

ive got some time off work between projects and well the beach is boring, its too hot to do anything rigourous and my funds are deminishing LOL

gaming it is!
 

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I have air con, my watch arrived today and I'll be 28 in august
 

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Fucking hell, it's hot in here... time to get the Air Con out of storage.
I'll be 21 in December xD Guess we are a good mix of ages
 
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i'm 35 and the a/c is doing it's job nicely..booked a flight for turkey a few weeks ago, needn't have bothered! Spiced Rum and Dr. Pepper is alleviating those holiday blues :D
 

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Holiday blues?? Im actually enjoying some time off. after a dispute with manager at work. Hes ignored me for 3 days, not taken or returned any of my calls, I even called the boss who manages him who said he would call/email him to call me - still not a word. Simple fact - If im not happy with my working environment and you refuse to hear me out on the matter then I will straight up not come into work.

I told his boss that, I told HQ that. I also told HR that I will be writing a letter of complaint about my manager - I should be off until sunday/monday so got plenty of time to enjoy this hot weather before returning to work if my manager ever does decide to call me up again.
 
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Good on you! i'd be happy if my company were professional enough to honour such quandaries..my boss is a cock and i told him straight haha, he didn't like it much but i daren't push my luck too much! Shame because i could do with a faux flu to get some sun on my skin.
 

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Good on you! i'd be happy if my company were professional enough to honour such quandaries..my boss is a cock and i told him straight haha, he didn't like it much but i daren't push my luck too much! Shame because i could do with a faux flu to get some sun on my skin.
My line manager is awesome, hates all of senior management, has a dry and very sarcastic tone, and in essence knows how lazy managers are, is lazy, and allows me to be extremely relaxed in my working environment. Plus the head teacher is absolutely clueless and malleable so nobody is scared of him.
 

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Our previous manager was an awesome guy, He wasnt in the job that long sadly as upper management thought he wasnt doing a good enough job and he got demoted.

Hes the kind of guy who would try to level with you, at least bump up your hourly rate to keep you happy and your mouth shut if you werent happy with the shifts youve been given. he was only my manager for a about 6 months or so but in that short time everyone came to love him as he was an awesome guy - big white fat bloke who swears a lot, really doesnt give a fuck about the rest so long as youre doing your job and you yourself are happy, always ready to listen to you if you have any issues that need sorting out.

My current manager has already received so many complaints from other staff members. hes rude, condescending, If youre not available to take a shift he will attempt to bully or intimidate you into taking the shift. going as far as trying to twist the situation around by saying it sounded like i was trying to dictate the terms of my contract which is funny as im on a zero hour contract, and such as it is my job role allows me to turn down work if I so wish to. I have no qualms about doing 45-48hrs p/w but 5 days a week doing 9hr shifts leaves very little personal time. I also end up working almost every weekend. I ask for a weekend off and he trys to spin it around like hes trying to do me a favour by giving me the weekend off.

He always gloats about the people hes had to dismiss and about how many people just couldnt 'stand the pressure' and left the company leaving the department really short staffed, though he wont openly care to admit.

At one stage there were almost over 40 people with the same job as me. Now it seems like its been whittled down to a small handful of regulars - those of us who are either too stupid to leave the company and those of us who have no idea why we're still in the job but we just are.

He always talks about being professional when in reality he himself has had a pretty colourful time with the company. he has been demoted, disciplined and suspended so many times. Even banned from working on this particular contract but someone in upper management keeps bringing him back and now they even made him manager.

This is the kind of idiots they want as manager.
 
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It's pretty much the same at our place, it's a big company so the inadequacies of the management by and large go unnoticed, and it's us who suffer as a consequence. There are so many lazy fuckers in our department it's untrue, and the few who do actually bother to work have to pick up the slack. One 'kid' (he's 22 now) literally does nothing for the majority of the week, every week, and gets away with it which pisses a hell of a lot of people off but nothing gets done about it because all our managers worry about is sales figures each month to keep their superiors happy.

If the money wasn't so good here I'd leave, that's the catch 22 situation unfortunately. Plus we get a lot of overtime so moving department isn't really the best option financially.
 

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Well chaps the AMD FX 9590 and 9370 just became available to UK retailers. I presume you'll all be buying one for a very meager £699.95? Or the cheaper option at £260?