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 Post subject: Re: What have you bought?
PostPosted: Sat May 21, 2022 18:02 
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My problem with being on the top bunk is the recurring thought that the person below is looking up and smirking.


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 Post subject: Re: What have you bought?
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Technically, I didn't buy it but a nice man on the Internet has sent me this for free! Finally... A legitimate copy of one of my favourites.


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 Post subject: Re: What have you bought?
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Hooray for nice men in the internet. Though never agree to meet them in person and always tell a grown up if they ask for your photo.

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 Post subject: Re: What have you bought?
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Hooray for nice men in the internet. Though never agree to meet them in person and always tell a grown up if they ask for your photo.

I feel seen.

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 Post subject: Re: What have you bought?
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Middle age is dull. I have bought a ‘waste separation and recycling unit’. Ok ok. A posh bin.


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 Post subject: Re: What have you bought?
PostPosted: Wed Jun 22, 2022 11:14 
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Ooh, I like the idea of that

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 Post subject: Re: What have you bought?
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It just saves me stacking the stuff on the side, now we have the purple bins.

It even has a 4ltr food cadddy that clips in.

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 Post subject: Re: What have you bought?
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If you do get one Jem, I hope you post it in the correct thread...


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 Post subject: Re: What have you bought?
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A flying model seagull:

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Someone's finished but unflown project by the looks of things.


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 Post subject: Re: What have you bought?
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MarkG easily wins coolest bought thing to be listed in this thread.

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 Post subject: Re: What have you bought?
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He's called Kevin now. Hopefully I'll get some pictures of him in flight soon.


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 Post subject: Re: What have you bought?
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what have you called the seagull?


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 Post subject: Re: What have you bought?
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Also Kevin, it gets very confusing but there we are.


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 Post subject: Re: What have you bought?
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Ooh, I like the idea of that

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Not for £200 I don't

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 Post subject: Re: What have you bought?
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Not for £200 I don't


I did not pay £200. I got it off Amazon. I also had a big chunk of vouchers.

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 Post subject: Re: What have you bought?
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A brand new Dreamcast game in 2022!


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 Post subject: Re: What have you bought?
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Freddie Mercury is looking well


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 Post subject: Re: What have you bought?
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Looks nothing like him....


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 Post subject: Re: What have you bought?
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Oh, crikey!


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 Post subject: Re: What have you bought?
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Is it any good?

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 Post subject: Re: What have you bought?
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New Double glazing... ouch that was not cheap.

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 Post subject: Re: What have you bought?
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Is it any good?


Yes! It is. It's like Shinobi from the arcade but modern, shiny and rock hard (not that Shinobi wasn't)


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 Post subject: Re: What have you bought?
PostPosted: Fri Jul 01, 2022 23:12 
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This is something my daughter bought for all the family to use.

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It also constitutes a first world problem because:

a) There's no space in the house for it, so the plan is to put it in the garden shed that we cleaned out of garden toys and other misc. crap a couple of weeks ago.

b) The total weight is 57kg. In my condition I probably shouldn't attempt to move it. My wife had a cast removed from her broken wrist earlier this week and isn't allowed to 'lift anything heavy.' My daughter had a damaged intervertebral disc removed a while ago and has to be careful lifting heavy stuff. There's no one else here who could lift it.

My thinking was that we should unpack it and move it piece by piece into the shed and assemble it there. On unpacking it, in the hall, I found that the chassis contains most of the weight, and it's still too heavy for me to lift. I'm going to have to give this some thought.


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 Post subject: Re: What have you bought?
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I have an 8 bulb light fitting to finish wiring up, and the provided bits and instructions make nothing like electrically safe sense; so I bought this, because for pennies more I also get the multimeter I need but have forgotten why!


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 Post subject: Re: What have you bought?
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When you like both Lego and trainers.


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This is something my daughter bought for all the family to use.

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It also constitutes a first world problem because:

a) There's no space in the house for it, so the plan is to put it in the garden shed that we cleaned out of garden toys and other misc. crap a couple of weeks ago.

b) The total weight is 57kg. In my condition I probably shouldn't attempt to move it. My wife had a cast removed from her broken wrist earlier this week and isn't allowed to 'lift anything heavy.' My daughter had a damaged intervertebral disc removed a while ago and has to be careful lifting heavy stuff. There's no one else here who could lift it.

My thinking was that we should unpack it and move it piece by piece into the shed and assemble it there. On unpacking it, in the hall, I found that the chassis contains most of the weight, and it's still too heavy for me to lift. I'm going to have to give this some thought.


Can you not get a neighbour to help??

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Warhead wrote:
This is something my daughter bought for all the family to use.

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Echelon.jpeg


It also constitutes a first world problem because:

a) There's no space in the house for it, so the plan is to put it in the garden shed that we cleaned out of garden toys and other misc. crap a couple of weeks ago.

b) The total weight is 57kg. In my condition I probably shouldn't attempt to move it. My wife had a cast removed from her broken wrist earlier this week and isn't allowed to 'lift anything heavy.' My daughter had a damaged intervertebral disc removed a while ago and has to be careful lifting heavy stuff. There's no one else here who could lift it.

My thinking was that we should unpack it and move it piece by piece into the shed and assemble it there. On unpacking it, in the hall, I found that the chassis contains most of the weight, and it's still too heavy for me to lift. I'm going to have to give this some thought.


Where are you? If you need a hand I'm sure we can get Kov to turn up.


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I have reasonable rates for humping things about.

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Gigolo lifestyle


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 Post subject: Re: What have you bought?
PostPosted: Mon Jul 04, 2022 13:49 
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Just had new carpets fitted.


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 Post subject: Re: What have you bought?
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Very nice, love the smell of new carpets.


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 Post subject: Re: What have you bought?
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Very nice, love the smell of new carpets.


It smells lovely

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KovacsC wrote:
Warhead wrote:
This is something my daughter bought for all the family to use.

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Echelon.jpeg


It also constitutes a first world problem because:

a) There's no space in the house for it, so the plan is to put it in the garden shed that we cleaned out of garden toys and other misc. crap a couple of weeks ago.

b) The total weight is 57kg. In my condition I probably shouldn't attempt to move it. My wife had a cast removed from her broken wrist earlier this week and isn't allowed to 'lift anything heavy.' My daughter had a damaged intervertebral disc removed a while ago and has to be careful lifting heavy stuff. There's no one else here who could lift it.

My thinking was that we should unpack it and move it piece by piece into the shed and assemble it there. On unpacking it, in the hall, I found that the chassis contains most of the weight, and it's still too heavy for me to lift. I'm going to have to give this some thought.


Can you not get a neighbour to help??


Possibly, but in the end I used a trolley to get it to the back door, then my daughter and I did a two-person lift to get it to the shed, where I assembled it. We have to run an extension cable from the garage to power it, but it IS working. If we use it with the door open, we have a wonderful view of the shrubs on the opposite side of the garden.

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Very nice, love the smell of new carpets.


It smells lovely

Oh, nice, that's exactly the carpet I want for my stairs and landing


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Well you can't have it, he's only just had it put down!


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I mean, it looks like he found it?

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Yeah but he's put it down so now it's fair game


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 Post subject: Re: What have you bought?
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New sofa. It is huge and soooooo comfy.

No this is mine too, just like the carpets. :)


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Nice! Looks great dude :)

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