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Re: Nominations for Room 101

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I guess that is better than Traffic Calming Humps ahead (or words to that effect) & they almost rip the bottom out of your car.
Normal ones become smoother when driven over them faster.
Not only is the Hump sign misleading, they've taken the red lights away.

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Re: Nominations for Room 101

All of the above ... plus

People on mobile phones where 'their input' can be heard 100 yards away when on the toilet???

Drivers who have their musical 'BOOM - BOOM - BOOM' so loud you have to wait ten minutes for them to come into sight.
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Re: Nominations for Room 101

Assistants in shoe shops.

When you ask "Do you have this in a size 12 please?" they go away and check, come back and then say "No, but I've got it in a 10" in a questioning, high rising voice (like an Australian soap character) as if a size 10 might really be of interest to someone with size 12 feet.
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Re: Nominations for Room 101

Chuggers (Charity muggers). I go out on lunch and walk up the main high street through Norwich and have to get past 5 or 6 from the same charity every day all coming at me like they're your best mate. Drives me NUTS! Especially when they follow you, still talking at you after you've told them no!
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Chuggers (Charity muggers). I go out on lunch and walk up the main high street through Norwich and have to get past 5 or 6 from the same charity every day all coming at me like they're your best mate. Drives me NUTS! Especially when they follow you, still talking at you after you've told them no!
One of my deep personal hatreds too!

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My in-car satnav, which, whenever I join the M25, tells me to "stay on this road for a long time". Mind you, it's never wrong!
How is the Skoda matching up to your expectations? Trying to persuade the wife.

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How is the Skoda matching up to your expectations? Trying to persuade the wife.

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And those who cycle two or three abreast on a narrow country road!
Apparently this is what you are supposed to do now (it is safer than single file)!!
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Re: Nominations for Room 101

Not saying I'd put my 'navigator' into room101, but don't you 'hate' it when they don't know their left from right. "Turn right at the next junction" followed by "No, you know I meant the other right".
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Not saying I'd put my 'navigator' into room101, but don't you 'hate' it when they don't know their left from right. "Turn right at the next junction" followed by "No, you know I meant the other right".
Oh, I've got one of those. Luckily I know what she means even if she says the opposite.
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Re: Nominations for Room 101

Maybe I should nominate my neighbours for their noisy party tonight (23:38 hrs at present).

EDIT: It's seems to be a birthday by all the sounds they are now making!
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Oh, I've got one of those. Luckily I know what she means even if she says the opposite.
Same here & especially when the hand is pointed right across my face while she's saying "left, left!".
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Re: Nominations for Room 101

Get-out clauses in car warranties where everything is 'normal wear and tear' and not covered.

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Re: Nominations for Room 101

Cycling 2 or 3 abreast on narrow roads.....

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Apparently this is what you are supposed to do now (it is safer than single file)!!
I thought this did not apply on narrow roads where cyclists should apply common sense and revert to single file.

You've set me thinking now Technician as I do curse them cycling 2/3 abreast on narrow roads. Perhaps I'm the one in the wrong after all.
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Maybe I should nominate my neighbours for their noisy party tonight (23:38 hrs at present).

EDIT: It's seems to be a birthday by all the sounds they are now making!
Get your fiddle out and connect it to a boom box
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