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  Reply # 1750321 29-Mar-2017 18:23
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MikeB4: Oxford uses a definition inline with (a)

 

 

Indeed. It even notes that it does NOT mean (b)!

 

It does not mean ‘read through quickly; glance over’


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  Reply # 1750326 29-Mar-2017 18:26
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Roadworks signs and associated speed restrictions when there are NO ROADWORKS.


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  Reply # 1750444 30-Mar-2017 00:01
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Let's add:

 

Entirely pointless, journey hindering red arrow signals at intersections where you can clearly see all opposing traffic regardless of whether there's a vehicle in the oncoming right turn lane or not.

 

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Carl's Jr drive-thru staff that when you ask for a "Burger and shake - Famous Star for the burger and vanilla for the shake" immediately ask "Which burger?" and when they're re-told immediately ask "Which shake?"

 

So-called smartphones that state under STORAGE that there's 836MB free on the internal memory but when you try to do a couple of 20MB app updates it tells you you're out of space and need to delete some apps. WTLF

 

 


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  Reply # 1750454 30-Mar-2017 01:27
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 Braided cables.





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cadman:

 

Carl's Jr drive-thru staff that when you ask for a "Burger and shake - Famous Star for the burger and vanilla for the shake" immediately ask "Which burger?" and when they're re-told immediately ask "Which shake?"

 

 

I once asked for a packet of chicken chips when buying snacks at a local cinema and the young lady said "Sure, what flavour of chicken chips would you like?" I just looked at her and then she finally said "Oh, right."


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  Reply # 1751015 31-Mar-2017 09:06
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Companies who  advertise expired promotions on the front page of their webstore.

 

Computerlounge, currently advertising in a large banner on their website QS11 for 11% off. 

 

 

So, i spend some time picking out some stuff, go to use the code and it is invalid. 

 

I click on the QS11 promotion banner, and in the fine print it says the promotion expired yesterday. 

 

 

 

 

Thanks for wasting my time, computerlounge.    Usually they are pretty good so i forgive them. 


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  Reply # 1751423 1-Apr-2017 07:33
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I hate april fools. I'm not a fan of being tricked but there's something much more annoying about it on the 1st of April. I had blissfully forgotten it was a thing but oh well, ruin my day.

Also I dislike pineapple pizza.

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  Reply # 1751505 1-Apr-2017 09:29
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MurrayM:

cadman:


Carl's Jr drive-thru staff that when you ask for a "Burger and shake - Famous Star for the burger and vanilla for the shake" immediately ask "Which burger?" and when they're re-told immediately ask "Which shake?"



I once asked for a packet of chicken chips when buying snacks at a local cinema and the young lady said "Sure, what flavour of chicken chips would you like?" I just looked at her and then she finally said "Oh, right."



If feeling uncharitable one might say that was why she was working in a cinema rather than a firm of solicitors.....!





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  Reply # 1752568 1-Apr-2017 11:36
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Geektastic:
MurrayM:

 

cadman:

 

 

 

Carl's Jr drive-thru staff that when you ask for a "Burger and shake - Famous Star for the burger and vanilla for the shake" immediately ask "Which burger?" and when they're re-told immediately ask "Which shake?"

 

 

 

 

 

 

I once asked for a packet of chicken chips when buying snacks at a local cinema and the young lady said "Sure, what flavour of chicken chips would you like?" I just looked at her and then she finally said "Oh, right."

 



If feeling uncharitable one might say that was why she was working in a cinema rather than a firm of solicitors.....!

 

Or uncharitable and sarcastic that she was probably just passing the time until the next scheduled NASA intake...

 

Of course we all have brain fade from time to time and I'm sure working in that highly unstimulating and demoralising environment wouldn't help, but it never hurts to actually listen.


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  Reply # 1752581 1-Apr-2017 11:54
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Listening is no longer needed. You just follow what the script tells you to. Ask any help desk worker.

 

 





I reject your reality and substitute my own. - Adam Savage
 


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  Reply # 1752684 1-Apr-2017 15:03
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When you are sent a form to fill in that is a microsoft word document that is not a form, and written by someone  who cant work microsoft word properly at all.





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  Reply # 1752904 1-Apr-2017 21:49
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Road junctions with traffic lights where there are, say, 3 lanes, all of which head in different directions after the junction. However, there is no overhead signage indicating this, you are in a traffic queue and the traffic in front of you is sat on top of the white arrows telling you which lane you should be in.....because the designers assumed only people who actually live wherever you are and know which lane to be in already will ever use the roads...






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  Reply # 1752905 1-Apr-2017 21:51
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Rikkitic:

 

Listening is no longer needed. You just follow what the script tells you to. Ask any help desk worker.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Your call is important to us. However we prefer you not to bother us, so please sit in this hold queue for an hour to encourage you to visit our website, where you won't be able to do anything about your issue. Thank you.






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  Reply # 1756320 4-Apr-2017 13:49
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Lotto for increasing their prices.....


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  Reply # 1756335 4-Apr-2017 14:05
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Geektastic:

 

Road junctions with traffic lights where there are, say, 3 lanes, all of which head in different directions after the junction. However, there is no overhead signage indicating this, you are in a traffic queue and the traffic in front of you is sat on top of the white arrows telling you which lane you should be in.....because the designers assumed only people who actually live wherever you are and know which lane to be in already will ever use the roads...

 

 

Whangarei used to have good overhead signs for this but last time I was there they had mostly been removed..  





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