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Daily disappointments

Posted: 21/08/2014 at 13:18

I'd forgotten how funny this forum can be,

Then I was reminded how bitchy it can be, and how crappy it usually is.

Are RW ever going to fix the software problems?  I guess not.

Free party surbiton bank holiday Sunday

Posted: 21/08/2014 at 12:55
XFR Bear wrote (see)

Why would anyone want to enter the venue more than 24 hours before the event?

You beat me to it!

Should obesity be considered a disability?

Posted: 12/06/2014 at 17:23

What if you are old, poor AND a fat smoker?


Should obesity be considered a disability?

Posted: 12/06/2014 at 14:18

"Mmmm difficult one. On the surface of it fat people eat too much but we all know it's much more complex than that."


This is true - in SOME cases.  However, plenty of people just simply eat too much because it's nice!  I used to eat pretty healty food, just too much of it  - and I weighed thirteen stone.

I stopped eating so much, started exercising, and lost more than three stone.  Not everyone who is fat has a mental health issue.  

Tasty food is nice, it's very easy to eat more calories than you need (even without take-aways, crisps, etc.) and it takes self-discipline to lose weight.  This is why many people just get fat and do nothing about it.

To reward that with a parking space close to the supermarket is madness.


Things you want to say but can't

Posted: 09/06/2014 at 09:28

Probably something to do with the TOTP post, Madbee.


Posted: 08/06/2014 at 10:26

I haven't run since March, when I had a stroke (after a run, natch!)

I haven't tried it yet - I'm still getting to grips with walking - but soon, real soon 

I'm not kidding myself that I'll just go back into it as if nothing had happened though, I think it's going to be tough 


Sponge of knowledge not

Posted: 08/06/2014 at 10:21
Kathy H wrote (see)

Gove's point is that every teacher must be able to perfectly impart knowledge to their pupils, and we will not tolerate mere satisfactory teaching.

Also, all pupils must be above average in the English and Maths assessments. Otherwise the teachers should be penalised.

He has a point: there are no mere satisfactory politicians. NO. They are all ****.


Bear beat me to it, but everyone cannot be above average!

personalised plate for sale F10 UNC

Posted: 30/04/2014 at 19:31
Also-ran wrote (see)

Brussel sprout dipped in milk chocolate. Wrap in the Ferraro foil. Given out to the local kids on Hallowens - now that is what I call a class action.

I will have to try that in October 

RicF wrote (see)
literatin wrote (see)

You're obviously just a jealous, petty, prejudiced little **** of a man, with a tiny penis. Just like everyone else on all internet forums.

Not necessarily. Despite being only 5ft 5" tall, my grandfather in the thumb nail picture was half Afro-Caribbean. Anatomically speaking I have a lot to thank him for.

Big guys; over 6 feet tall, find my confidence somewhat unsettling.

You inherited his big ears?

You know these great running and weight loss stories.

Posted: 30/04/2014 at 19:22

Fifteen years ago I weighed thirteen stone and wore a size 16 (sometimes 18).  I am 5' 7" tall.

This was due just  to eating too much of everything - big dinners, roast dinners,pudding with meals, cakes, sweets, etc., just because I enjoyed them, and so did my husband, and I enjoyed cooking.  I did no exercise beyond walking to the station and back.

I decided to change, and cut down on the food, cut out the sweets, cakes, puddings and have smaller portions.  I also took up exercise, primarily running.

Simple changes, nothing drastic, I lost three and a half stone over a lengthy period.  At one point I was down to 9 stone, but have settled between 9st 7lbs, and 10 st.

I have kept the weight off by sensible eating and regular exercise.  

I have chips., cakes and sweets occasionally.  Burgers never - but that's do to with what's in them rather than calories!

It's not rocket science.

Husband (or Wife!) Tracker

Posted: 30/04/2014 at 19:08

I tell someone where I'm going, and for how long (roughly).

That's enough for safety, I'd find being tracked very Big Brother! 

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