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 Post subject: Re: Bits and Bobs 49
PostPosted: Fri May 11, 2018 14:02 
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That's impressive. I can't eat more than 3 in one go.

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That's impressive. I can't eat more than 3 in one go.

I doubt they ate them all. I suspect they left some on their desk to eat at lunch. Mmm, sweaty, room temperature eggs.


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Try putting them in one at a time

Honestly this just reminded me of a weird porn thing I watched once.

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What are they going to do with that many eggs?

Teach their Grandma's to suck them.

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Try putting them in one at a time

Honestly this just reminded me of a weird porn thing I watched once.

Teach their Grandma's to suck them.

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Teach their Grandma's what to suck them?

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 Post subject: Re: Bits and Bobs 49
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 Post subject: Re: Bits and Bobs 49
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Teach their Grandma's what to suck them?

Sorry, get their flight attendants to teach your Grandma to suck them.

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 Post subject: Re: Bits and Bobs 49
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Sorry, I was doing a Stardew Valley joke ;)

What does it say about soft shell eggs? Because we've had two, one of which we can't even figure out a day of arrival for, and they're pretty gross.

"No egg" is better than soft shell egg.


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 Post subject: Re: Bits and Bobs 49
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Not sure if you’re actually asking a question seriously, but if you are, I grew up on a smallholding with lots o’ hens and ducks.
Soft shells are usually just part of the laying cycle for either a very young hen just getting used to laying eggs, or very old hen at the end of egg production, but it can also be due to a move and new environment, or stress from a predator in the area over a period of time.

If none of those apply it could be diet related, and you can get calcium additives to put into the feed. Often, though, especially if young or recently moved, they’ll gradually rectify to a standard eggs, though you’ll likely get a few long or oddly shaped ones whilst the shell starts to form properly.

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 Post subject: Re: Bits and Bobs 49
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Thanks Mimi. It wasn't particularly serious as they're all young and we've bought a different mash which they don't seem to like so they might not have been eating enough (we're adding more than half the original mash again along with some pellets and they're demolishing the combination).

Today has seen 3 normal eggs again, which is good because ew.


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 Post subject: Re: Bits and Bobs 49
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Yeah, they’re a bit odd to handle, aren’t they? We had a funny (probably local) name for them when I was young, but I can’t renenber what it was!

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 Post subject: Re: Bits and Bobs 49
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 Post subject: Re: Bits and Bobs 49
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I had never heard of a soft shell egg. They look a bit weird (thanks google images) :S

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 Post subject: Re: Bits and Bobs 49
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Aren't they a delicacy like softshell crab?

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 Post subject: Re: Bits and Bobs 49
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I didn’t think I could possibly care less than I do about the Harry royal wedding, but it turns out that there is a whole level of caring less, and that is what I feel about the pages of news stories on the BBC news website as to whether his fiancées dad is going to the wedding.

Just bizarre.

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 Post subject: Re: Bits and Bobs 49
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I didn’t think I could possibly care less than I do about the Harry royal wedding, but it turns out that there is a whole level of caring less, and that is what I feel about the pages of news stories on the BBC news website as to whether his fiancées dad is going to the wedding.

Just bizarre.

Time to pre-emptively mute a few keywords on Twitter I guess as well.

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 Post subject: Re: Bits and Bobs 49
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I didn’t think I could possibly care less than I do about the Harry royal wedding, but it turns out that there is a whole level of caring less, and that is what I feel about the pages of news stories on the BBC news website as to whether his fiancées dad is going to the wedding.

Just bizarre.

Time to pre-emptively mute a few keywords on Twitter I guess as well.

Do you really follow anyone who’s likely to be tweeting about it, though?

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 Post subject: Re: Bits and Bobs 49
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Mimi wrote:
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I didn’t think I could possibly care less than I do about the Harry royal wedding, but it turns out that there is a whole level of caring less, and that is what I feel about the pages of news stories on the BBC news website as to whether his fiancées dad is going to the wedding.

Just bizarre.

Time to pre-emptively mute a few keywords on Twitter I guess as well.

Do you really follow anyone who’s likely to be tweeting about it, though?

I can never predict these things :)

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 Post subject: Re: Bits and Bobs 49
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Mr Russell wrote:
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Mimi wrote:
I didn’t think I could possibly care less than I do about the Harry royal wedding, but it turns out that there is a whole level of caring less, and that is what I feel about the pages of news stories on the BBC news website as to whether his fiancées dad is going to the wedding.

Just bizarre.

Time to pre-emptively mute a few keywords on Twitter I guess as well.

Do you really follow anyone who’s likely to be tweeting about it, though?

I can never predict these things :)


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 Post subject: Re: Bits and Bobs 49
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It's sad that the fucking press attention has stopped an apparently shy and reclusive man from going to his daughter's wedding though. Fucking vultures.


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It's sad that the fucking press attention has stopped an apparently shy and reclusive man from going to his daughter's wedding though. Fucking vultures.


The photos he apparently paid for to be taken of him?

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The whole thing. From start to finish, the whole industry is like a swarm of locusts that descend on anything or anybody until they're picked clean. Must be even worse when it's not because of something that you've done, but someone related to you.


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Yeah. I think it's fair enough that Megan gets press attention - she would have know it was part of the deal and she'll be used to it anyway, what with being a famous and everything.

But her dad isn't doing anything by choice, poor fucker.

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Yeah. I think it's fair enough that Megan gets press attention - she would have know it was part of the deal and she'll be used to it anyway, what with being a famous and everything.

But her dad isn't doing anything by choice, poor fucker.


Apart from agreeing to stage the photos that were sold.

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It's pretty easy to think that comes at the end of a pile of pressure, though, and that they had to offer to pay in order to get anything from him. And he then, foolishly, thought that would be it.


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I thought he paid someone to take some pictures, not that he was paid.


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 Post subject: Re: Bits and Bobs 49
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DavPaz wrote:
The whole thing. From start to finish, the whole industry is like a swarm of locusts that descend on anything or anybody until they're picked clean. Must be even worse when it's not because of something that you've done, but someone related to you.

It's like when Woman's Weekly kept hounding me for a scoop on Compo's weekend drug binges.

Still, £15 is £15. I have no regrets.

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Today, I have been learning about gaff rigged boats.

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http://www.pbo.co.uk/seamanship/travels ... ence-52786

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Jesus fuck, don't do that.

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Fucking Xerox have literal errors in their drivers, the dumb fucks. Windows apparently ignores them but Linux spits the dummy out so hard it goes through the wall and kills a passing schoolchild.

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Mimi wrote:
I didn’t think I could possibly care less than I do about the Harry royal wedding, but it turns out that there is a whole level of caring less, and that is what I feel about the pages of news stories on the BBC news website as to whether his fiancées dad is going to the wedding.

Just bizarre.

Time to pre-emptively mute a few keywords on Twitter I guess as well.


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It's pretty easy to think that comes at the end of a pile of pressure, though, and that they had to offer to pay in order to get anything from him. And he then, foolishly, thought that would be it.


I can’t believe that Special Branch haven’t briefed the whole Merkel family, as far second cousins, twice removed, about not having anything to do with the press in any shape or form, for the rest of their lives.

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Markle, unless geopolitics has got weird

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I didn’t think I could possibly care less than I do about the Harry royal wedding, but it turns out that there is a whole level of caring less, and that is what I feel about the pages of news stories on the BBC news website as to whether his fiancées dad is going to the wedding.

Just bizarre.


TV coverage starts at 9 fucking 15 on Saturday. Prepare for desperate reporters talking to moronic members of the public who’ve been lining the streets since the middle of April, in an effort to avoid having any dead air throughout the whole day.

I hope the happy couple have a lovely day, but i really don’t want to know anything about it.

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\/\/hatever. This illustrates how much of a shit i care about the whole thing.

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Although i hope that Special Branch know the difference.

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I actually only found out that Harry's wedding was this weekend on Sunday.

Also, only found out today that Will's recent spawn was number three! Had no idea of the existence of the middle one. Charlotte, apparently.

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Jesus fuck, don't do that.

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We're now almost completely certain that Daub is laying twice a day, which would be the source of soft shells and random eggs appearing in the run (in addition the 3 eggs in the best boxes).


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How do I tell a new client that their website is a massive shitstorm, without badmouthing the previous developer (who is a nice guy and has put lots of work my way)?


"With new iterations of (whatever) and the associated security issues around it, there's a couple of things we need to take a look at here, here, and here to tie up any loose ends".

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How do I tell a new client that their website is a massive shitstorm, without badmouthing the previous developer (who is a nice guy and has put lots of work my way)?


"It's self-evident that your website experienced a very challenging birth which I can only imagine is attributable to a client full of terrible ideas and an entirely misplaced belief in their own expertise, and wouldn't know UX if it crawled up their backside and shat tooltips out of their mouth. I'm not surprised the previous developer did one. That'll be 20 grand please."


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