Why is it that.....

Things that drive you mad or you just don't get about the modern world

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LIVERBIRD    pirate
29/08/2012 at 16:18

I'll start because this is one of life's great mysteries to me.....

Why is it that the waitress comes over to you to ask you if you're food is alright the SECOND you've just spooned a mahoosive gobful in, so you can't actually answer her question without being rude or spitting food everywhere? How do they time that so well?

29/08/2012 at 16:40
Why do vans park in the middle of the road when they can pull into a space 5 metres further? I gestered this to a driver this morning. I'm picking up a spacker he gestered back. But surely the spacker could be wheeled a few metres further!!
29/08/2012 at 16:49

Why does the phone only ring when you can't answer it?

29/08/2012 at 17:32
Yes Cake, and when you have worked on that bloody programme and they shrink your credit so small that no one can read it!!
29/08/2012 at 17:33

why is it, that when you're riding down a quiet narrow country lane, the only frigging oncoming vehicle you meet will be on a blind bend??

29/08/2012 at 17:33
Why do people stand still in traffic when they can still move 5mm. So tooting annoying!!
29/08/2012 at 17:44

Why is it that the day you want to leave early from work - every single disaster and emergency rears its ugly head?

29/08/2012 at 18:00
I think thats called Sod's Law. Maybe this should be the threads title
29/08/2012 at 18:34

Good one Emmy I am currently awaiting a courier driver to pick up a part, 40 minutes so far however still awaiting a engineer who picked up the wrong part earlier to return can't leave till this is done . Wouldn't mind but told mrs V I would cook tonight  as I have been getting in early this week.

29/08/2012 at 19:17

Why does it piss down with rain the moment I leave the house for a run, and stop raining the moment I get back?

29/08/2012 at 19:27
Having just rung Sky Talk technical help centre - who gave Tony a job at the Sky Talk technical help centre? And why? Is it some kind of sick joke?
29/08/2012 at 19:27
I think they call that Summer Mutters x
29/08/2012 at 19:30
Why is everything covered in peas and mint at Jamie's Italian?
29/08/2012 at 22:09

Why is it that I check the weather forecast from the internet rather than look outside in the sky...Is it going to rain in two hours.... This site says yes, must find one that says no and once I find one, I can then feel relieved and go for a run.

Then it starts raining. But by then it doesnt matter.

So whats the point in even checking the weather??

29/08/2012 at 23:05
Why is tin foil shiny on one side and dull on the other and which side should face outwards when I make my hat?

Is that two questions? Am I allowed more than one?
29/08/2012 at 23:14

Use either side, it's just the way foil is made by pressing it through rollers!  Do you prefer a shiny or matt hat?

Edited: 29/08/2012 at 23:14
30/08/2012 at 00:28
Ah the rollers....

I'm not bothered what the hat looks like, I just wondered which way shields the mind control beams the best.
30/08/2012 at 08:13

whne clients need everything done yesterday NOW NOW NOW. but dont pay you until the end of the week/month/quarter.

31/08/2012 at 10:02

TimR. Shiney on the outside to reflect the beams. If you put the shiny side on the inside your brain will overheat and explode.

31/08/2012 at 10:06

Why do all the slowest drivers on the roads drive Nissan Micra's?

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