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Title: The all new "What should you be doing?" thread
Post by: Nick on October 01, 2008, 11:33:27 AM
Jobs and such, like.

I should be calling the roofer

And doing some werk for Mrs Windmill

ANd reading a report

And prolly emptying the washer

But I can't be arsed.

Instead I fired off an e mail to ASDA complaining about their sign that says "Kid's" in the Kids' Department cussing: cussing:



Title: Re: The all new "What should you be doing?" thread
Post by: Pastis on October 01, 2008, 11:38:48 AM
I should be moving some dosh around, it being the 1st Oct, if only Online Banking were werking  Banghead
Title: Re: The all new "What should you be doing?" thread
Post by: Nick on October 01, 2008, 11:39:58 AM
IIRC Bertrand Russell defined "werk" as "moving things around at or near the Earth's surface".Nicely reductive.

So if I tidy my desk.............
Title: Re: The all new "What should you be doing" thread?
Post by: Snoopy on October 01, 2008, 11:41:40 AM
1) Researching an article on a Major Raymond Simmonds who left a bequest to provide two prizes to be awarded to children annually at the local school but no-one knows who he was or why the bequest.

2) Looking after two little boys both home from school ill (1 has a cold and the other earache).

3) Writing letters to the Local Authority and others seeking information for another article.

4) Writing to the Arts Council for information concerning a grant for a charity that I am a Trustee of.

5) Planning and preparing the evening meal.

6) Accounts  sick2:

7) Writing a lengthy reply to a recently found cousin answering his questions regarding the family history.

Anything that SWMBO feels should have been done but hasn't by the time she gets in at 4.45pm
This generic heading covers loading dishwasher, some ironing, clean, set and light the fires, make beds, entertain little boys without allowing "too much" TV watching etc.
Title: Re: The all new "What should you be doing?" thread
Post by: Nick on October 01, 2008, 11:43:13 AM
Instead of which.............
Title: Re: The all new "What should you be doing?" thread
Post by: Snoopy on October 01, 2008, 11:44:25 AM
We sit here talking about not doing it.  noooo:
Title: Re: The all new "What should you be doing?" thread
Post by: Uncle Mort on October 01, 2008, 11:44:33 AM
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Title: Re: The all new "What should you be doing?" thread
Post by: Pastis on October 01, 2008, 11:53:02 AM
Never mind. Did you know it's the UK Older People's Day today? Yes, it's official  eeek:
Title: Re: The all new "What should you be doing?" thread
Post by: Nick on October 01, 2008, 11:53:37 AM
What does that involve then? Wearing a cardigan and shuffling to a bus stop?
Title: Re: The all new "What should you be doing?" thread
Post by: Pastis on October 01, 2008, 11:55:13 AM

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Title: Re: The all new "What should you be doing?" thread
Post by: Nick on October 01, 2008, 11:55:47 AM
That makes sense
Title: Re: The all new "What should you be doing?" thread
Post by: Uncle Mort on October 01, 2008, 11:57:50 AM
UK Older People's Day 2008 (http://campaigns.direct.gov.uk/fulloflife/older-peoples-day.html)


 ::) ::) ::)
Title: Re: The all new "What should you be doing?" thread
Post by: Nick on October 01, 2008, 12:01:45 PM
Christ on a bike

Quote
Country and western afternoon
An opportunity to meet new people and make new friends while singing along and dancing to country and western music.

Date: 1 October 2008
Time: 1.00 4.00 PM
Address: Swinton Masonic Hall, Hospital Road, Swinton M27 4EY

Organisation: SAGs (Senior Action Group for Swinton and surrounding area)
Contact: Agnes Owen
Email: rachel.york@manchester.gov.uk
Phone: 0161 793 4484


Who dreams up this shite?
Title: Re: The all new "What should you be doing?" thread
Post by: Bar Wench on October 01, 2008, 12:02:16 PM
On the news this morning it seemed mainly aimed at getting youngsters to dig for victory in the crumblies allotments.
Title: Re: The all new "What should you be doing?" thread
Post by: Pastis on October 01, 2008, 12:03:22 PM
This one looks riveting  eeek:

Quote
Musical entertainment

Featuring David Carter on his accordion.

Title: Re: The all new "What should you be doing?" thread
Post by: Snoopy on October 01, 2008, 12:03:50 PM
You'll be old and crumbly yourself one day young lady.

As for Nick ~ he's already made it  point:
Title: Re: The all new "What should you be doing?" thread
Post by: Nick on October 01, 2008, 12:03:56 PM
Speaking as a crumblie

TURD IN YOUR TEETH

And I do not have an allotment (yet)
Title: Re: The all new "What should you be doing?" thread
Post by: Nick on October 01, 2008, 12:05:21 PM
This one looks riveting  eeek:

Quote
Musical entertainment

Featuring David Carter on his accordion.



Good grief. Pass my cardigan
Title: Re: The all new "What should you be doing?" thread
Post by: Snoopy on October 01, 2008, 12:05:29 PM
Speaking as a crumblie

TURD IN YOUR TEETH

And I do not have an allotment (yet)

See ~ you couldn't even get that right.  point: point:
Title: Re: The all new "What should you be doing?" thread
Post by: Nick on October 01, 2008, 12:06:04 PM
 evil:

I am werking with inferior materials
Title: Re: The all new "What should you be doing?" thread
Post by: Snoopy on October 01, 2008, 12:06:28 PM
This one looks riveting  eeek:

Quote
Musical entertainment

Featuring David Carter on his accordion.



Good grief. Pass my cardigan

Never mind Nick ~ Beige is the new black <chortle>
Title: Re: The all new "What should you be doing?" thread
Post by: Darwins Selection on October 01, 2008, 12:53:50 PM
I have been out all morning offering advice on hedge and fence maintenance, ploughs and field drainage.

Then I had a pub lunch.

I shall now sit back and rest my eyes, after which it will probably be dark outside.
Title: Re: The all new "What should you be doing?" thread
Post by: Snoopy on October 01, 2008, 12:55:18 PM
I have been out all morning offering advice on hedge and fence maintenance, ploughs and field drainage.

Then I had a pub lunch.

I shall now sit back and rest my eyes, after which it will probably be dark outside.

Have you been consulting or bossing the peons around?

Or perhaps exercising Droit de seigneur <snigger>
Title: Re: The all new "What should you be doing?" thread
Post by: Nick on October 01, 2008, 01:16:22 PM
I have been out all morning offering advice on hedge and fence maintenance, ploughs and field drainage.

Then I had a pub lunch.

I shall now sit back and rest my eyes, after which it will probably be dark outside.

Wear a cardy
Title: Re: The all new "What should you be doing?" thread
Post by: Nick on October 01, 2008, 01:35:32 PM
Mrs Windmill was thrilled  cloud9:
Title: Re: The all new "What should you be doing?" thread
Post by: Darwins Selection on October 01, 2008, 02:32:27 PM
Mrs Windmill was thrilled . . .

. . .in 1958.
Title: Re: The all new "What should you be doing?" thread
Post by: Mrs TG on October 01, 2008, 02:35:58 PM
This one looks riveting  eeek:

Quote
Musical entertainment

Featuring David Carter on his accordion.



Good grief. Pass my cardigan

Also dont start getting on bus b4 930am! or you have to pay half fare and annoy all the people trying to get to work!
oh dear my pet hate ... Banghead
Title: Re: The all new "What should you be doing?" thread
Post by: Snoopy on October 01, 2008, 02:38:22 PM
This one looks riveting  eeek:

Quote
Musical entertainment

Featuring David Carter on his accordion.



Good grief. Pass my cardigan

Also dont start getting on bus b4 930am! or you have to pay half fare and annoy all the people trying to get to work!
oh dear my pet hate ... Banghead

So you hate the "Twirlies" do you?
Title: Re: The all new "What should you be doing?" thread
Post by: Mrs TG on October 01, 2008, 03:30:47 PM
This one looks riveting  eeek:

Quote
Musical entertainment

Featuring David Carter on his accordion.



Good grief. Pass my cardigan

Also dont start getting on bus b4 930am! or you have to pay half fare and annoy all the people trying to get to work!
oh dear my pet hate ... Banghead

So you hate the "Twirlies" do you?

Nope i quite like em, gona b one in about 13 yrs myself!  whistle:
its just that they have all day every day, and anything like my Mil she gota be out shoppin an back by 10am, incase a war starts!  scared2:
Title: Re: The all new "What should you be doing?" thread
Post by: Bar Wench on October 01, 2008, 03:34:15 PM
That and they are always in M&S at lunchtime!  Banghead cussing: Banghead
Title: Re: The all new "What should you be doing?" thread
Post by: Snoopy on October 01, 2008, 03:35:10 PM
Old people do not need as much sleep as young'uns ~ it's a well known fact.
They like to get to the shops and get the hardest part of their day over before they get too tired to do anything.
I do far more in the mornings than I can manage in the afternoons and by 6pm I'm knackered.
If I don't get up and get on in the mornings the day is a write off and nothing gets done ~ and I'm 61.
Title: Re: The all new "What should you be doing?" thread
Post by: Snoopy on October 01, 2008, 03:36:19 PM
That and they are always in M&S at lunchtime!  Banghead cussing: Banghead

Only those that can afford M&S dearie. Try shopping after work ~ that's what late closing is for.
Title: Re: The all new "What should you be doing?" thread
Post by: Barman on October 01, 2008, 05:26:36 PM
I've been out... and am now bladdered...  redface:
Title: Re: The all new "What should you be doing?" thread
Post by: Snoopy on October 01, 2008, 05:27:42 PM
I've been out... and am now bladdered...  redface:

 shocked003 Should you be in charge of a keyboard in your state?



How many mls of alcohol have you got in 80 mgs of blood anway?
Title: Re: The all new "What should you be doing?" thread
Post by: Barman on October 01, 2008, 05:31:54 PM
I've been out... and am now bladdered...  redface:

 shocked003 Should you be in charge of a keyboard in your state?



How many mls of alcohol have you got in 80 mgs of blood anway?
Um...

About 37 beers, a bottle of champers and some red wine... I shouldn't drive prolly..  noooo:

Had a good afternoon tho....  cloud9:
 
Title: Re: The all new "What should you be doing?" thread
Post by: Snoopy on October 01, 2008, 05:36:52 PM
I've been out... and am now bladdered...  redface:

 shocked003 Should you be in charge of a keyboard in your state?



How many mls of alcohol have you got in 80 mgs of blood anway?
Um...

About 37 beers, a bottle of champers and some red wine... I shouldn't drive prolly..  noooo:

Had a good afternoon tho....  cloud9:
 

Sh*tfaced then.  lol:
Title: Re: The all new "What should you be doing?" thread
Post by: Barman on October 01, 2008, 05:38:55 PM
I've been out... and am now bladdered...  redface:

 shocked003 Should you be in charge of a keyboard in your state?



How many mls of alcohol have you got in 80 mgs of blood anway?
Um...

About 37 beers, a bottle of champers and some red wine... I shouldn't drive prolly..  noooo:

Had a good afternoon tho....  cloud9:
 

Sh*tfaced then.  lol:
Oh yes... I should've been home by 16:30... made it at... um... 20:30...  redface:
Title: Re: The all new "What should you be doing?" thread
Post by: Snoopy on October 01, 2008, 05:43:20 PM
Deep in the you know what then.

OK there's room in the kennel ~ but only for one night mind.
Title: Re: The all new "What should you be doing?" thread
Post by: Just One More on October 01, 2008, 06:03:38 PM
Christ on a bike

Quote
Country and western afternoon
An opportunity to meet new people and make new friends while singing along and dancing to country and western music.

Date: 1 October 2008
Time: 1.00 4.00 PM
Address: Swinton Masonic Hall, Hospital Road, Swinton M27 4EY

Organisation: SAGs (Senior Action Group for Swinton and surrounding area)
Contact: Agnes Owen
Email: rachel.york@manchester.gov.uk
Phone: 0161 793 4484


Who dreams up this shite?


 cloud9: I use to "see" a nurse 1978-9 that worked at the childrens hospital  (memories  cloud9:  )
Title: Re: The all new "What should you be doing?" thread
Post by: Nick on October 01, 2008, 06:26:03 PM
He said he was "werking"  rubschin:
Title: Re: The all new "What should you be doing?" thread
Post by: TG on October 01, 2008, 07:34:56 PM
I should be moving some dosh around, it being the 1st Oct, if only Online Banking were werking  Banghead

Lend me a quid.
Title: Re: The all new "What should you be doing?" thread
Post by: Nick on October 07, 2008, 11:14:48 AM
I should be constructing a pan-dimensional spreadsheet for a client. But I am going to watch a DVD instead  redface:
Title: Re: The all new "What should you be doing?" thread
Post by: grumpyoldsoldier on October 07, 2008, 08:39:09 PM
That and they are always in M&S at lunchtime!  Banghead cussing: Banghead
It was me...I was lusting after a cardigan and trying to decide if the tartan wheeled shopping bag was me..
Title: Re: The all new "What should you be doing?" thread
Post by: Nick on June 07, 2009, 07:05:50 PM
Right. I have been faffing about all day and have spent far too much time here.

I have a report to finish which has to be done by tomorrow. If I had been a good boy it would be done by now. As It is I shall have to stay up most of the night to do it  noooo: I shall put the election results on in the background like, but this procrastination business is not funny  evil:
Title: Re: The all new "What should you be doing?" thread
Post by: Miss Demeanour on June 07, 2009, 07:13:03 PM
 happy100

How far have you got  confused2:
Title: Re: The all new "What should you be doing?" thread
Post by: Nick on June 07, 2009, 07:13:14 PM
 redface:
Title: Re: The all new "What should you be doing?" thread
Post by: Miss Demeanour on June 07, 2009, 07:14:08 PM
Oh dear.....

can we help...do you need some nagging ????
Title: Re: The all new "What should you be doing?" thread
Post by: Nick on June 07, 2009, 07:14:37 PM
No thanks. I can get that at home  sad32:
Title: Re: The all new "What should you be doing?" thread
Post by: Miss Creant Commander of the picklement and baking BAb(Hons) on June 07, 2009, 09:14:06 PM
Right. I have been faffing about all day and have spent far too much time here.

I have a report to finish which has to be done by tomorrow. If I had been a good boy it would be done by now. As It is I shall have to stay up most of the night to do it  noooo: I shall put the election results on in the background like, but this procrastination business is not funny  evil:



Well, that should put you to sleep fairly quickly. sleep021
Title: Re: The all new "What should you be doing?" thread
Post by: Miss Demeanour on June 07, 2009, 09:40:12 PM
He can't sleep - he needs to get his work done  eeek:

We will have to set up an all night vigil , with a rota for someone to ring him every hour, a band to play some background music and some extra strength coffee to be delivered throughout the night
Title: Re: The all new "What should you be doing?" thread
Post by: Nick on June 08, 2009, 03:26:11 AM
Report finished  angel1
Case packed  angel1
Election results heard  eveilgrin:

Not worth going to bed now like  noooo:

Do try to stay pure in my absence  freddy:
Title: Re: The all new "What should you be doing?" thread
Post by: Barman on June 08, 2009, 06:30:32 AM
Report finished  angel1
Case packed  angel1
Election results heard  eveilgrin:

Not worth going to bed now like  noooo:

Do try to stay pure in my absence  freddy:
Pure you say...?  rubschin:
Title: Re: The all new "What should you be doing?" thread
Post by: Nick on June 08, 2009, 06:31:01 AM
Comparatively, in your case
Title: Re: The all new "What should you be doing?" thread
Post by: Barman on June 08, 2009, 06:35:27 AM
Comparatively, in your case
Compared to who...?  rubschin:
Title: Re: The all new "What should you be doing?" thread
Post by: Nick on June 08, 2009, 06:36:00 AM
Satan?
Title: Re: The all new "What should you be doing?" thread
Post by: Barman on June 08, 2009, 06:37:42 AM
Satan?
That could work...  cloud9:
Title: Re: The all new "What should you be doing?" thread
Post by: Miss Creant Commander of the picklement and baking BAb(Hons) on June 08, 2009, 07:52:54 AM
I don't think so, not when your close affinity to goats heads, or any other part of their body for that matter, is taken into account. scared2:
Title: Re: The all new "What should you be doing?" thread
Post by: Nick on June 08, 2009, 06:47:55 PM
 point:
Title: Re: The all new "What should you be doing?" thread
Post by: Barman on June 08, 2009, 06:48:29 PM
point:
Hello you... have  you had a pint of heavy?
Title: Re: The all new "What should you be doing?" thread
Post by: grumpyoldsoldier on June 08, 2009, 07:08:11 PM
Water? That should go down with a bang scared2:
Title: Re: The all new "What should you be doing?" thread
Post by: Barman on June 08, 2009, 07:11:32 PM
Water? That should go down with a bang scared2:
drumroll:
Title: Re: The all new "What should you be doing?" thread
Post by: Barman on March 16, 2016, 12:13:25 PM
For Nick (https://www.ted.com/talks/tim_urban_inside_the_mind_of_a_master_procrastinator?language=en#t-466597)...
Title: Re: The all new "What should you be doing?" thread
Post by: Nick on March 16, 2016, 01:52:06 PM
 redface:
Title: Re: The all new "What should you be doing?" thread
Post by: Tipsy Gipsy on April 05, 2016, 10:42:22 AM
Accounts.... So far I've chased payments due but then the sun came out.    cloud9:
Title: Re: The all new "What should you be doing?" thread
Post by: Darwins Selection on April 05, 2016, 10:49:37 AM
Accounts.... So far I've chased payments due but then the sun came out.    cloud9:

I should re-word that before Mr Nick gets here.  noooo:
Title: Re: The all new "What should you be doing?" thread
Post by: apc2010 on April 05, 2016, 11:01:01 AM
Accounts.... So far I've chased payments due but then the sun came out.    cloud9:

I should re-word that before Mr Nick gets here.  noooo:

 drumroll:   ;D ;D ;D   redface:
Title: Re: The all new "What should you be doing?" thread
Post by: Barman on April 05, 2016, 11:31:05 AM
Accounts.... So far I've chased payments due but then the sun came out.    cloud9:

I should re-word that before Mr Nick gets here.  noooo:

 drumroll:   ;D ;D ;D   redface:

 drumroll: drumroll: drumroll:
Title: Re: The all new "What should you be doing?" thread
Post by: Tipsy Gipsy on April 05, 2016, 04:45:06 PM
 shrugs:  now what? evil:
Title: Re: The all new "What should you be doing?" thread
Post by: Just One More on April 10, 2016, 11:44:53 AM
Accounts.... So far I've chased payments due but then the sun came out.    cloud9:

I should re-word that before Mr Nick gets here.  noooo:

 drumroll:   ;D ;D ;D   redface:

 drumroll: drumroll: drumroll:

 drumroll:  drumroll:  drumroll:  drumroll:
Title: Re: The all new "What should you be doing?" thread
Post by: Nick on June 01, 2016, 11:47:32 AM
Gathered up my papers. Put laptop in bag. Drove to Park and Ride. Caught tram into town to go to the "office". Had a coffee. Bottled out and came home  redface:

I really will get on with this tomorrow  redface:
Title: Re: The all new "What should you be doing?" thread
Post by: Steve on June 01, 2016, 12:29:28 PM
Gathered up my papers. Put laptop in bag. Drove to Park and Ride. Caught tram into town to go to the "office". Had a coffee. Bottled out and came home  redface:

I really will get on with this tomorrow  redface:
happ096

Procrastinators of the world salute you   :thumbsup:
Title: Re: The all new "What should you be doing?" thread
Post by: Nick on June 01, 2016, 12:33:48 PM
It has to be finished in 9 days  scared2: scared2:
Title: Re: The all new "What should you be doing?" thread
Post by: Steve on June 01, 2016, 01:47:17 PM
It has to be finished in 9 days  scared2: scared2:
8 more days to waste then
Title: Re: The all new "What should you be doing?" thread
Post by: Nick on June 01, 2016, 01:59:27 PM
Weirdly, Penny the rug muncher is my therapist on this one  eeek:
Title: Re: The all new "What should you be doing?" thread
Post by: Grumpmeister on June 01, 2016, 03:35:08 PM
Weirdly, Penny the rug muncher is my therapist on this one  eeek:

So who is Penny's therapist?  rubschin:
Title: Re: The all new "What should you be doing?" thread
Post by: Nick on June 01, 2016, 03:37:04 PM
Moi  angel1
Title: Re: The all new "What should you be doing?" thread
Post by: Steve on June 01, 2016, 04:35:33 PM
Moi  angel1
the phrase "she's doomed" comes to mind
Title: Re: The all new "What should you be doing?" thread
Post by: Nick on February 01, 2021, 01:25:34 PM
Putting things off, as usual, during the present situation. At least procrastinating means I have something to look forward to tomorrow later in the week. And that is deferred gratification, and that is meant to be a good thing, so being lazy is now a virtue  :thumbsup:
Title: Re: The all new "What should you be doing?" thread
Post by: Barman on February 01, 2021, 01:33:34 PM
Putting things off, as usual, during the present situation. At least procrastinating means I have something to look forward to tomorrow later in the week. And that is deferred gratification, and that is meant to be a good thing, so being lazy is now a virtue  :thumbsup:

Lazy + Collapso =  cloud9:
Title: Re: The all new "What should you be doing?" thread
Post by: apc2010 on February 01, 2021, 01:40:39 PM
Should be replying to the hundreds of e-mails ..... noooo:

But bit pointless till we know when we can work again ... noooo:  some dates have changed 4 times ... noooo: