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Re: Random rant of the day

Post by Joseph » Sat Apr 27, 2019 12:50 pm

Um... channeling Marcus at the end, are you? ;)

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Re: Random rant of the day

Post by Marcus » Sat Apr 27, 2019 11:08 pm

Joseph wrote:
Sat Apr 27, 2019 12:32 am
Marcus wrote:
Sat Apr 27, 2019 12:06 am
We can always make another thread for it :P And nice on new job! :)
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Well, nice on it anyway, rather a job than homeless I guess? :(

Seemingly my eye is not bleeding anymore but it was a priority one and they send me to the usual "normal" healthcare now for bunch of tests!

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Re: Random rant of the day

Post by Joseph » Sun Apr 28, 2019 1:45 am

Marcus wrote:
Sat Apr 27, 2019 11:08 pm
Joseph wrote:
Sat Apr 27, 2019 12:32 am
Marcus wrote:
Sat Apr 27, 2019 12:06 am
We can always make another thread for it :P And nice on new job! :)
New jobs aren't always nice so much as necessary. Bills must be paid. That's what it boils down to. Here, we often use the term "survival job". That's something you take to pay your bills until you can get your career back on track or... haha... find your "dream jobs". ;)
Well, nice on it anyway, rather a job than homeless I guess? :(

Seemingly my eye is not bleeding anymore but it was a priority one and they send me to the usual "normal" healthcare now for bunch of tests!
My doctor is incompetent, arrogant and completely and appallingly rude. The last appointment, my wife was in the room wife me. My doctor completely ignored her, not a word, not even a hello. My doctor became a doctor for status only and she hates the fact that I'm more intelligent than she is .

Still, we do need them, at least for referrals to better doctors and specialists.

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Re: Random rant of the day

Post by Gorth » Mon Apr 29, 2019 6:50 am

So much for getting a citizenship sorted out online.... things went smoothly until the system didn't take into account a future dated application. I guess I have to either do it the old fashioned way on paper or wait until July.

Hmm... time to test how good my printer is I guess.

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Re: Random rant of the day

Post by Marcus » Mon Apr 29, 2019 10:44 am

Bad doctors and annoying adminstrative bullshit...:( Bad days mates!

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Re: Random rant of the day

Post by majestic » Fri May 17, 2019 7:47 pm

Man, GOG has a Disney sale going and the advertise Disney classics like Monkey Island.

Because obviously Monkey Island is a Disney classic. I know it's not their fault and technically Disney is right to advertise as such but holy hell, what bunch of baloney.
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Re: Random rant of the day

Post by Marcus » Sat May 18, 2019 5:32 pm

Piece of shit bladder!

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Re: Random rant of the day

Post by Gorth » Mon May 20, 2019 12:02 am

The packaging may be new, but it's still the same old classic. Agreed though, rebranding feels odd sometimes.
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Re: Random rant of the day

Post by Marcus » Mon May 20, 2019 12:48 am

Wow! Disney you bastards! :eyebrow:

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Re: Random rant of the day

Post by Gorth » Tue May 21, 2019 12:55 am

I wonder if they are going to keep their brands strictly separated or plan on doing "crossovers" in the future. I can just see Mickey Mouse in Darth Vader gear, flying a black Tie-Fighter against a raging Donald Duck in an X-Wing :mrgreen:
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Re: Random rant of the day

Post by Marcus » Tue May 21, 2019 9:24 am

That would be something to see indeed! Nor would it suprise me! The good joke about Mickey being the evil is fitingly for a Vader custom. :lol:

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Re: Random rant of the day

Post by Joseph » Wed May 22, 2019 11:08 am

Can't say I've watched anything from Disney since I was about 10 years old. ;)

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Re: Random rant of the day

Post by Marcus » Wed May 22, 2019 9:19 pm

They own Alien, Star Wars, Marvel...

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Re: Random rant of the day

Post by Gorth » Thu May 23, 2019 6:09 am

Not sure when I last saw a Disney movie either. I saw Aladdin the Broadway musical, but that was slightly different (watching it live)

Last cartoons I saw was Finding Nemo and The Incredibles (and I loved both!). I think that was before Pixar got bought out.
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Re: Random rant of the day

Post by Gorth » Thu May 23, 2019 6:10 am

Marcus.... can you explain Surstroemning?

I thought Vegemite was gross, but this seems to take it to new levels :lol:

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