Frustration Thread 4

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Re: Frustration Thread 4

Postby =Tamar » Thu Feb 14, 2013 12:39 am

There's an odd mental quirk that I noticed in myself some years ago and that I suspect some others also have. I was alternately riding a bicycle and driving a car, and I noticed that when I was on a bicycle, I felt an attitude of "Of course they can see me," and when I was driving I was cussing out the bicyclists because "I can't see you if you're wearing dark clothes and have no reflectors, let alone lights." When I realized that I had both attitudes, I began to be much more cautious both as a driver and as a rider.
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Re: Frustration Thread 4

Postby TinatheConfused » Thu Feb 14, 2013 4:52 pm

Yup both sides of a piece of paper.
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Re: Frustration Thread 4

Postby Bouncy Castle » Thu Feb 14, 2013 6:11 pm

WORST. JOURNEY. EVER.

Got to Waterloo.

"Emergency Engineering Works at Wimbledon". (Turns out later that it was a broken rail).

No trains to Exeter (I get off at Axminster).

Have to get to Basingstoke, and pick up an Exeter train from there.

Problem - half the Basingstoke services were cancelled, and the other half were delayed. The train I got eventually left Waterloo just under an hour late.

Arrive at Basingstoke. Next train to Axminster - 2hrs.

Went to Basingstoke bus station to see if there was a bus service. Nope.

Back at the station, the train was due only 30 mins later, so not too bad.

Eventually announced platform 2, first three carriages only for Axminster. We all shuffle up to the right place.

........... changed to platform 4.

ARRRRRGGGGHHHHH.
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Re: Frustration Thread 4

Postby The Mad Collector » Thu Feb 14, 2013 6:26 pm

Well if you will try to use British public transport what do you expect :roll:
One of those? Oh I'm sure I have one somewhere..

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Re: Frustration Thread 4

Postby Bouncy Castle » Thu Feb 14, 2013 7:08 pm

What do you suggest? Rollerskates?
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Re: Frustration Thread 4

Postby Ghost » Thu Feb 14, 2013 7:12 pm

probably be faster and more efficient
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Re: Frustration Thread 4

Postby Alanz » Thu Feb 14, 2013 7:26 pm

Bouncy Castle wrote:WORST. JOURNEY. EVER.

Got to Waterloo.

"Emergency Engineering Works at Wimbledon". (Turns out later that it was a broken rail).

No trains to Exeter (I get off at Axminster).

Have to get to Basingstoke, and pick up an Exeter train from there.

Problem - half the Basingstoke services were cancelled, and the other half were delayed. The train I got eventually left Waterloo just under an hour late.

Arrive at Basingstoke. Next train to Axminster - 2hrs.

Went to Basingstoke bus station to see if there was a bus service. Nope.

Back at the station, the train was due only 30 mins later, so not too bad.

Eventually announced platform 2, first three carriages only for Axminster. We all shuffle up to the right place.

........... changed to platform 4.

ARRRRRGGGGHHHHH.


You had a Nightmare Bouncy, I think the Roads were just as bad with the Weather :D At least you got there in one piece :D
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Re: Frustration Thread 4

Postby cheery_j. » Thu Feb 14, 2013 8:01 pm

Why did you copy that complete post? Is there a hidden message? Help! :think:

Bouncy's post makes me feel very relieved that we didn't have any transport problems at all during our week in London. This trip would have been even more terrible with 16 tired and hungry teenagers in tow!
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Re: Frustration Thread 4

Postby Ghost » Thu Feb 14, 2013 8:05 pm

I think he's having trouble laying out the quote segments
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Re: Frustration Thread 4

Postby Alanz » Thu Feb 14, 2013 8:12 pm

Sorry trying to do too many things at once...see i can't multi task, not being of the fairer sex.. :lol:
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Re: Frustration Thread 4

Postby Tonyblack » Thu Feb 14, 2013 8:23 pm

Alanz wrote:Sorry trying to do too many things at once...see i can't multi task, not being of the fairer sex.. :lol:
I've put it right for you, Alanz! ;)
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Re: Frustration Thread 4

Postby Alanz » Thu Feb 14, 2013 8:27 pm

Cheers Tony
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Re: Frustration Thread 4

Postby cheery_j. » Fri Feb 15, 2013 7:40 am

So either your sex wasn't your problem, or Tony isn't who I think he(?) is. ;)
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Re: Frustration Thread 4

Postby wicked woman » Fri Feb 15, 2013 7:55 am

:think: :shhh:
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Re: Frustration Thread 4

Postby Alanz » Fri Feb 15, 2013 7:42 pm

Yep SEX all sorted out now back to normal whatever normal is :roll:
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