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Pet Peeves
16 September 2020
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Jolly Jimmy said
I am starting to see an overuse of the phrase “It is what it is” when shrugging off something a person does not like.

  

Agree

That also reminds me of this interesting moment from a certain interview with a certain president:

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WeepingAtlasCedars said

50yearslate said

WeepingAtlasCedars said

Also, sometimes, getting an ad after a video ends.

*Lying down on my bed at night, just finishing listening to a nice relaxing song with my eyes closed, enjoying the peaceful ambiance* Ah, yes, how soothing. I think I’ll go to slee-THIS IS A TOMATO. THINK IT’S GOOD FOR YOU? THINK AGAIN.”

LMAO WHAT IS THAT AD FOR

I’m not entirely certain as I believe it’s skippable before it says what it’s for, but my guess would be the guy in the ad is some kind of dietary “expert” (in quotes, because he could very well be a quack). It’s ridiculously long as well, I think just over 50 minutes?

  

nooooo… 50 minutes? For an ad? That’s insane….. thank goodness it’s skippable

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16 September 2020
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add block is ur friend.

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@Starr Shine? said
add block is ur friend.

And @Joe’s enemy. Ad’s help pay for this site and forum.

Anyway, my current pet peeve…

…overpricing on takeaway delivery sites like Just Eat, Deliveroo, and Uber Eats.

Just learnt my favourite burger place is a pound cheaper on every item on their menu when ordered from their website rather than from Just Eat. Eight items on my order tonight, £8 cheaper than it would have been from Just Eat, which is where I usually order.

Gonna start checking if places have their own sites if there’s that much of a price difference.

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22 September 2020
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*ad *ads i’m sorry i had to do it and since this is the pet peeves thread i figured it was appropriate

apologies, carry on

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22 September 2020
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If you order directly from them, do they deliver? What’s their delivery fee? I know very little about having food delivered. No one delivers out to the boondocks where I live.

23 September 2020
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They do deliver, @Ahhh Girl. Delivery costs vary between different takeaways, and this one charges £2.50 (on Just Eat there’s an additional 50p service charge). So, in all, I got an £8.50 saving on what Just Eat charges for the same meal.

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Ron Nasty said
They do deliver, @Ahhh Girl. Delivery costs vary between different takeaways, and this one charges £2.50 (on Just Eat there’s an additional 50p service charge). So, in all, I got an £8.50 saving on what Just Eat charges for the same meal.

  

In my hometown of Milton Keynes, you can get things like takeaways and food from corner shops delivered by ACTUAL ROBOTS.

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I would happily pay extra to use one of these little guys!

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But do they do stairs because I’m in a first floor flat?

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Ron Nasty said
But do they do stairs because I’m in a first floor flat?

  

We have actual delivery bots and you’ve mentioned the one limitation to their technology. Can’t win. a-hard-days-night-george-10

They can’t manage stairs, but they notify you via an app when they arrive at the ground floor I think. Luckily the town is quite flat and built on a grid, so they don’t encounter too many issues.

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Waiting for the delivery robots to try this one

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When a couple of ISIS terrorist scum move up the news agenda and stories about them take over The Beatles news stories on Google.

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Starr Shine? said
add block is ur friend.

  

Also before anyone goes and mentions Joe, I doubt Joe is gonna put a 30-second unskippable video ad on his site.

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This election. More specifically, how key battleground states are taking their sweet time counting the votes. Say what you want about Trump and Biden but i think we can all agree that this unnecessary stalling will lead to increased violence because when the winner is eventually decided (whether it be Trump or Biden), the losing team will cry fraud and take to the streets to protest what they believe to be an unfair election.

Of course, some of this has to do with mail-in votes but both Arizona and Nevada have been releasing their results in periodic chunks instead of constant updates.

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I agree to an extent that it’s a bit annoying, but I’d rather it be done correctly than they rush it and make mistakes.

If people cry fraud and protest then it’s up to them, they’re saying the process was undemocratic (generally while also they live in the most democratic country). The courts will eventually find that the level of fraud in this election was similar to 2016: ” between 0.0003 percent and 0.0025 percent”

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Positives for summer:

Warm

Can go outside and not need to wear 5 layers

Get to play cricket

 

Cons:

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I was only outside for literally 5 minutes too, how is it possible to be bitten 3 times… a-hard-days-night-paul-10

 

Edit: no sorry, apparently it is 4 bites not 3 

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^ I know it sounds gross but if you spit on them it can help make it less itchy

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