Random post thread

Discussion in 'General Chat' started by gixer, Dec 23, 2014.

  1. gixer

    gixer Thru Hiker

    Thread about random stuff that doesn't justify opening a new thread.

    Nipped into the supermarket today foooooooooooooooooook it's like the world apocalypse is occurring.
    Shops are only closed for one day fer foooooks sake anyone would think they're gonna run out of goods.

    It's not like anything is cheaper either.

    So that happened, then i went to fill the car up and folks were queuing!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    Petrol stations are not even closed on Xmas day :mad::mad::mad::mad::mad:

    Came out more of a rant than a random post but hopefully you get the gist :D
  2. Shewie

    Shewie Administrator Staff Member

    We're planning on hitting Asda about midnight tonight :)

    Been out in the local town today and I thought it was fairly quiet all things considered. It'll be mayhem tomorrow though so we're getting out of Dodge, heading to Ennerdale for a brisk lap of the valley hopefully
  3. gixer

    gixer Thru Hiker

    You're better off mate.

    Wish the supermarkets were open 24 hours here :(
  4. ADz

    ADz Thru Hiker

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    Random enough? :D
  5. redscotti

    redscotti Ultralighter

    You don't by any chance sell kitchens? ;)
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  6. Shewie

    Shewie Administrator Staff Member

    That's so random I nearly banned you spamming Adz
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  7. paul

    paul Thru Hiker

    i'll take a pint of whatever Adam is on :D
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  8. gixer

    gixer Thru Hiker

    lol Adz you not bought anything this week mate looks like you're getting withdrawal symptoms, quick order a Arc Blast :p
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  9. edh

    edh Thru Hiker

    That's where the Google Translate Chinese version gets you...
    Casual racism not implied..

    I just gave the Hotel receptionist a Kinder Egg... quite random way back from supermarketness.
  10. ADz

    ADz Thru Hiker

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  11. paul

    paul Thru Hiker

    just watched santa fly by for 6 whole minutes. 7km per second velocity and altitude of 400km. Those reindeer can shift. My daughter was elated, shouting his name and waving like a crazy woman :)
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  12. gixer

    gixer Thru Hiker

    How old is she Paul?
  13. paul

    paul Thru Hiker

    turned 9 a few days ago mate. Think this will be the last year we get away with it.
  14. el manana

    el manana Thru Hiker

    Passed over us about 5.20pm....:)
  15. paul

    paul Thru Hiker

    coming back in 45 mins but lower trajectory so only 1 minute to view
  16. gixer

    gixer Thru Hiker

    Fantastic 9 is a great age, they still look up to you, wait 4 years mate and she'll know EVERYTHING :D
  17. rorymax

    rorymax Section Hiker

  18. paul

    paul Thru Hiker

    i like him mate. nice thought. I got pants, socks and smellies lol
  19. EM - Ross

    EM - Ross Thru Hiker

    Nostalgia! I was brought up with them living in Germany as a lad. Much safer than the 'Pyramids' available on the same site - we had one of those take flame!

    Laphroaig, Old Spice & Fudge here. Even got some gear vouchers off my aged P's! Happy household this morning & a 'Full English' on it's way then long walk with the dog & Mrs can try out her new Montane gloves! Happy days.

    All the best.

    edit - just got an Optimus Burny too! Late find under the tree!
  20. rorymax

    rorymax Section Hiker

    Christmas present from my well meaning daughter in law, bless her good intentions.


    They really are wanting in every way, after 45 minutes of wearing them I found them so bad that I could not bring myself to wear them again, so very uncomfortable and totally impractical for any imaginable use, as an outdoor sandal shoe they fail in the most obvious ways, anyone who has tried 'water-shoes' will know what I am talking about (reference the ports just above the soles).

    So, I guess you have figured I don't like them; now, how to conceal that from my well meaning daughter in law.

    Signature brands are not always crap by any means, but this Croc stuff is sh++ugaluctory (is that allowed - sorry if not).

    Just a caution in case anyone is tempted by Croc sales blurb.

  21. cathyjc

    cathyjc Thru Hiker

    I wear crocs (-cheap copies) all the time in warmer weather, and as camp shoes/for river crossing if on multi-day trips. Lightweight and very breathable. Those you link to look a bit over complicated and expensive.

    - Kids love them, hubby doesn't. Each to their own.

    Ebay is your friend ??? ;)
  22. paul

    paul Thru Hiker

    i wear crocs specialist vent on just about every trip i do. great if im in and out of a hammock as i dont need to keep getting my boots on and off. also go on most ul trips as they are a great round camp shoe and let my feet breath of an evening.
  23. rorymax

    rorymax Section Hiker

    Each to their own as you say Fluffers, :) (awaiting mutilation and pins stuck in effigy's for that one) the copies are probably better anyway, I guess that the Crocs hype had reached out well enough that after receiving them and trying them I felt very cheated and disappointed. Oh well, not a big deal just a pair of cheap shoes after all. I have lots of things to make me happy this Xmas so overall the crap crocs don't matter:D.

    Merry Christmas cathyjc and a Happy New Year to you and yours when it comes.

  24. rorymax

    rorymax Section Hiker

    Yes for handy footwear around the camp or going to the shower block on a campsite they are good, just not for walking in or wearing for any length of time for me.

    cathyjc's option would suit me just as well and be very welcome for round camp use, I ebayed these, love the name of the seller too. :p
  25. paul

    paul Thru Hiker

    i got a dozen pairs of proper crocs from sports direct for £3 per pair. kept 2 and sold the rest on ebay for £20 each lol

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