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Well played Hermes Logistik Gruppe. It's only 4100km round trip to get my package collected :thumbup:

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I’m sitting at McDonalds having a bite for lunch. Just saw a teenage kid walk in, pull a McDonalds cup out of his bag, fill it up, then walk out! Unbelievable!!!

The worst thing about it? My first reaction when I saw him reach in his bag for the cup was relief that it wasn’t a gun. The reality of living in the US these days.
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Cafe Football (Stratford) just asked me to complete a feedback form for our visit on Saturday. So I did.

We visited on Saturday, during a World Cup game. I understood from the confirmation email we had the table for 90 minutes. We were approached 40 minutes into our time at our table and told we had to vacate it for another booking, even though at this point we'd only had 2 drinks and a starter. We challenged this view with the waitress, who went away to confirm. She then returned to say there had been an error and we "were fine". Although the venue was busy for football, I didn't expect to be left without service for the remainder of our time there. We had to ask another member of staff to begrudgingly bring us 2 more drinks. At no point were we offered more food, so we didn't bother. It took into our 110th minute at the limited time table to get the bill, which we just ended up handing to someone who looked like they worked there with cash placed into the card. During our 120 minutes at our 90 minute table, several groups from the bar came and sat at unreserved tables with their drinks unchallenged. To say Cafe Football seemed disorganised and woeful with service would be an understatement.
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Why does the BBC insist on putting everything in km, as in, "There has been a accident 2km west of junction 21 of the M78" when every single road sign in the UK is in miles? Why use km? They mean nothing to me or most of the population of this wee island. Grrrrrr
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Being surrounded by people who, no matter what, love to complain.
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Everyone has an allocated seat!!!!!!! You can’t win against stupidity
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When you place an online order (not CW in this case) on Thursday morning and wait anxiously to see the courier has collected it at lunchtime on flipping Monday.... and then seeing the expected delivery date move out 2 days. You wouldn’t have to move it 2 days if you’d have got off your big fat comfy seats and shipped the blinking order.

I wouldn’t be surprised if Amazon Prime introduces a previous day delivery option soon :lol: so having to wait 4 days for an order to ship and who-knows-how-long for the sloths at the courier company to walk it over really gets my goat.
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Car drivers and their horns......WTF is wrong with you?.....coming home from work early this evening a young lady had broken down at a roundabout...myself and another chap helped her move her car to one side under a consent stream of drivers blasting their horns.....WHAT do you think is going to happen....do you have a f*&£ing magic horn that is going to restart her car or make it disappear you f&*£ing idiots :censored: :censored: :explode:

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When selling a watch on eBay and including in the description “ABSOLUTELY NO OVERSEAS SHIPPING, ANY QUESTIONS WILL NOT BE ANSWERED, Sorry”

Then you get questions like “shipping to Israel is possible?”

Why not read the full description!!!!!!!
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Two posts, 5 minutes apart saying the same thing - Why ??
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Back so soon......

Is there a need to precede a post to the person you're replying to with the @ symbol ?

This isn't Twitter is it, this the Forum ?

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Removal of a perfectly innocent flag picture from a thread without explanation? Really? C'mon fella's, either stop over moderating or at least explain what you're doing to poor unfortunates who have their posts butchered.

If photo's aren't allowed, then please can you go all the way through the 1929 pages of the thread in question and remove all of the others that are there, after all you wouldn't want to be hit by accusations of discrimination or bias now would you?

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When I worked in London I experienced frequently the badgering of Chuggers wherever I walked around Canary Wharf, City of London and West End areas, often with them stationed just tens of yards away from each other.

1 of the many benefits of retirement was the thought that I would no longer have to put up with the banal chattering or mild physical contact these Chuggers use to attempt to get you involved in a conversation and signed up to a regular Charity payment of which a percentage go to them.

How wrong I was in that thought! They now position themselves inside or outside various fuel service stations across the suburbs so I can't even re-fuel my car without being pestered.

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When someone posts for the first time with a complaint about CW which creates a lot of comment, but the same member then makes no further contribution to the Forum. Also, ignores a PM which, further raises my suspicions. Rant over.
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