Little things that irritate you

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Re: Little things that irritate you

Postby uptonparkhurst on Tue Mar 14, 2017 1:27 pm

stuboy wrote:Car Insurance renewals....

£1531 for an annual renewal with my current insurers. Exact same cover from another insurer, £458.

Shysters the lot of 'em.



hammerdivone wrote:[
Interestingly mine came through a week or so ago and had increased from £264 to £388.

I went on Gocompare and found my insurer was offering me the same policy for £320 (the cheapest was £318)

I called them up and asked why, they checked a few details and offered it to me for £319.

Worth the phone call, but annoying I had to call them in the first place!


If the Watchdogs had any teeth they would make it illegal to not offer existing customers the best available deal. The ******** companies just add on a wedge and hope nobody notices.
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Re: Little things that irritate you

Postby Cockneyboy311 on Tue Mar 14, 2017 1:52 pm

Greatest Cockney Rip Off wrote:Ed ****ing Sheeran. I'd put him in the same gulag as all the dancers in the world. I might even use him for medical experimentation.


Seems like a nice chap but his music is dull as dishwater. James Blunt with tattoo's.
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Re: Little things that irritate you

Postby Hampshire Hammer on Tue Mar 14, 2017 6:13 pm

FreeWheeling wrote:My Mrs gives me one of those looks sometimes, normally when I agree to go Go-Kart racing or something similar, I broke my neck in 1999 and have to be rained back in sometimes :lol: , So I just do the drinking part afterwards

Mine gives me that look sometimes, what then tends to happen is we talk about it several times and then I go and do it. She is well aware that I've broken my neck in the past and have three fused vertebrae in my neck, for some reason she thinks this means I should take it easy. Mind you she has been widowed once before so I guess her worrying is understandable.

At the moment I'm aiming to go back to gliding, I'll need to re-solo as it is a few years since I last flew, she keeps on about how dangerous it is because they don't have engines - despite me pointing out how few gliding fatalities there are each year. Image
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Re: Little things that irritate you

Postby White Goodman on Tue Mar 14, 2017 6:15 pm

Hampshire Hammer wrote:. Mind you she has been windowed once before so I guess her worrying is understandable.



This sounds quite painful, is she ok?
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Re: Little things that irritate you

Postby Hampshire Hammer on Tue Mar 14, 2017 6:16 pm

Hampshire Hammer wrote:. Mind you she has been windowed once before so I guess her worrying is understandable.


White Goodman wrote:This sounds quite painful, is she ok?

You know what you are so I won't say it........yes I will, ****. :lol:
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Re: Little things that irritate you

Postby White Goodman on Tue Mar 14, 2017 6:23 pm

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Re: Little things that irritate you

Postby rare as rockinghorse shat on Tue Mar 14, 2017 6:31 pm

Tell you what Rocks by Primal Scream is as a **** as and is in the same bland dustbin.... The Way You Move by The Bodyrockers

Gash
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Re: Little things that irritate you

Postby hammerdivone on Tue Mar 14, 2017 6:38 pm

Greatest Cockney Rip Off wrote:Ed ****ing Sheeran. I'd put him in the same gulag as all the dancers in the world. I might even use him for medical experimentation.


You'll love this then.....

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lp-EO5I60KA

:thup:
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Re: Little things that irritate you

Postby Greatest Cockney Rip Off on Tue Mar 14, 2017 7:55 pm

hammerdivone wrote:You'll love this then.....

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lp-EO5I60KA

:thup:


Everything that's wrong with the world in one video.
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Re: Little things that irritate you

Postby hammerdivone on Tue Mar 14, 2017 8:05 pm

Image

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Re: Little things that irritate you

Postby screech on Wed Mar 15, 2017 9:22 am

everytime i iron a shirt or t-shirt when it comes to ironing the front my iron always wants to go into self clean mode and dumps either water ot limescale over the shirt
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Re: Little things that irritate you

Postby chigwells finest on Wed Mar 15, 2017 10:32 am

screech wrote:everytime i iron a shirt or t-shirt when it comes to ironing the front my iron always wants to go into self clean mode and dumps either water ot limescale over the shirt



iron tea towel or pillow case 1st -
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Re: Little things that irritate you

Postby screech on Wed Mar 15, 2017 10:50 am

i never turn the iron on to just iron one item, i always iron whatever im wearing that day so jeans, shirt, jumper etc but the iron always dumps on the front of the shirt. it's like the **** knows
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Re: Little things that irritate you

Postby Mr P on Wed Mar 15, 2017 1:59 pm

On a simliar theme to the car insurance posts...

My wife needs to extend the lease on her flat as it has under 70 years left. Asked the freeholder's management company for a quote and they said £13k. It took a 5 minute phone call asking if that was their best price for them to knock £1250 off
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Re: Little things that irritate you

Postby Greatest Cockney Rip Off on Wed Mar 15, 2017 2:20 pm

Mr P wrote:On a simliar theme to the car insurance posts...

My wife needs to extend the lease on her flat as it has under 70 years left. Asked the freeholder's management company for a quote and they said £13k. It took a 5 minute phone call asking if that was their best price for them to knock £1250 off


Count yourself lucky. My mate's place had under 45 years. It was over 20 grand to renew it.
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Re: Little things that irritate you

Postby Mr P on Wed Mar 15, 2017 3:34 pm

GCRO

Whole system is a rip off mate. Of course you have to have a solicitor to do this for you so that's another grand. I would always go for freehold properties for this very reason
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Re: Little things that irritate you

Postby sendô on Wed Mar 15, 2017 4:03 pm

It amazes me that people buy leaseholds.
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Re: Little things that irritate you

Postby Greatest Cockney Rip Off on Wed Mar 15, 2017 4:28 pm

Mr P wrote:GCRO

Whole system is a rip off mate. Of course you have to have a solicitor to do this for you so that's another grand. I would always go for freehold properties for this very reason


Totally agree, it's another racket along with insurance. I can't for the life of me see how they can justify the charges they do for leases.

When you read the terms and conditions of a lease, you'll see that you're just another glorified renter. As you say, freehold is the way to go, every time.
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Re: Little things that irritate you

Postby rigoberts song on Wed Mar 15, 2017 5:00 pm

Car hire companies. Just booked a car for a week in Lanzarote £81.00
Went to pay confirmation comes through £190.00
£109.00 for the "extra" insurance. Had to go right through things to get it removed. thieving bastards
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Re: Little things that irritate you

Postby FreeWheeling on Wed Mar 15, 2017 7:47 pm

screech wrote:i never turn the iron on to just iron one item, i always iron whatever im wearing that day so jeans, shirt, jumper etc but the iron always dumps on the front of the shirt. it's like the **** knows


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