Thank goodness it's Friday!

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Re: Thank goodness it's Friday!

Postby tiffinata » 14 Jun 2014, 07:06

Saturday here now. Have just come in from taking Master 7 to a birthday party, have shampooed the carpet and washed the laundry out, done one load of washing, persuaded the 21/2 year old to let me help him vac the floor and now sitting down to a quiet trawl of the forum.
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Re: Thank goodness it's Friday!

Postby Inactive User 171 » 14 Jun 2014, 12:43

I have just come back from Kendal. I set out to buy a lightweight jacket but I have come back with 8 jigsaws purchased from various charity shops and no jacket :?
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Re: Thank goodness it's Friday!

Postby Fairblue » 14 Jun 2014, 15:56

Jenny wrote:I have just come back from Kendal. I set out to buy a lightweight jacket but I have come back with 8 jigsaws purchased from various charity shops and no jacket :?

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Re: Thank goodness it's Friday!

Postby AusterAutocrat » 14 Jun 2014, 18:53

Kismet wrote:
The Professor wrote:Oh yes. Thank goodness. It's about time.


Is that referring to me going dress shopping or the the day of the week?


I'm confused too :? I'm sure the Prof was referring to something.

Jenny wrote:I have just come back from Kendal. I set out to buy a lightweight jacket but I have come back with 8 jigsaws purchased from various charity shops and no jacket :?


Ohh that sounds familiar. Still, at least you got something. Do you like jigsaws, Jenny? I haven't done any in years... I used to do ones with lots of really tiny pieces, with my siblings, and we'd start at different corners... and always get to the end realising there's one piece missing :cry: Those were the days.
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Re: Thank goodness it's Friday!

Postby Inactive User 171 » 14 Jun 2014, 19:04

Yes I enjoy doing jigsaws. They are very expensive new so I usually buy them from charity shops although of course there are sometimes pieces missing and even more confusing pieces from a different puzzle.
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Re: Thank goodness it's Friday!

Postby RAAF Spitfire Girl » 15 Jun 2014, 04:50

Sunday here now. We've just flown up to Cairns as Mr RSG will be doing some avionics work for MAF up at Mareeba for the next few weeks. It's supposed to be the dry season - but it's been drizzling ever since we arrived...and it's quite cool (for Cairns) :? Are you sure you're not lurking in the neighbourhood somewhere, FB? :lol:
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Re: Thank goodness it's Friday!

Postby Inactive User 171 » 15 Jun 2014, 07:52

No I don't think so FB is busy making it cool and damp in Scotland at the moment :lol:
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Re: Thank goodness it's Friday!

Postby Fairblue » 15 Jun 2014, 09:17

RAAF Spitfire Girl wrote:Sunday here now. We've just flown up to Cairns as Mr RSG will be doing some avionics work for MAF up at Mareeba for the next few weeks. It's supposed to be the dry season - but it's been drizzling ever since we arrived...and it's quite cool (for Cairns) :? Are you sure you're not lurking in the neighbourhood somewhere, FB? :lol:


I wish, RSG because unfortunately Jenny is right. I'm
Jenny wrote:..... busy making it cool and damp in Scotland at the moment :lol:


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Re: Thank goodness it's Friday!

Postby tiffinata » 15 Jun 2014, 09:18

Sunday here and we have just come back from the Moorabbin Aircraft Museum where we met an old friend. He gave us a personal tour and got to see some special things. Next time I will leave the kids home so I can actually take in everything without the juniorest member of the household running riot.
Got to see a Vickers Viscount under restoration, a Bristol Beaufighter, and to sit in various cockpits! All things anyone visiting can do.
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Re: Thank goodness it's Friday!

Postby Inactive User 171 » 15 Jun 2014, 09:54

Wow Tiff that was a good weekend ;)
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Re: Thank goodness it's Friday!

Postby tiffinata » 15 Jun 2014, 09:58

Yep. uploaded a couple of pictures into the gallery
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Re: Thank goodness it's Friday!

Postby OzBiggles1963 » 15 Jun 2014, 10:46

tiffinata wrote:Sunday here and we have just come back from the Moorabbin Aircraft Museum where we met an old friend. He gave us a personal tour and got to see some special things. Next time I will leave the kids home so I can actually take in everything without the juniorest member of the household running riot.
Got to see a Vickers Viscount under restoration, a Bristol Beaufighter, and to sit in various cockpits! All things anyone visiting can do.


Awesome! I'd be jumping in every cockpit & doing selfies for Facebook, lol. :D
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Re: Thank goodness it's Friday!

Postby tiffinata » 15 Jun 2014, 11:12

had to drag the 2 1/2 and 7 year old out first!
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Re: Thank goodness it's Friday!

Postby Fairblue » 15 Jun 2014, 11:51

tiffinata wrote:had to drag the 2 1/2 and 7 year old out first!

Hmm, I'm beginning to detect a common theme here, Tiff' with you and the boys. :think:
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Re: Thank goodness it's Friday!

Postby tiffinata » 15 Jun 2014, 11:52

They were pretty excited. But short in the attention span. All I wanted to do was sit there and absorb everything.
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Re: Thank goodness it's Friday!

Postby AusterAutocrat » 15 Jun 2014, 13:44

tiffinata wrote:Yep. uploaded a couple of pictures into the gallery


They're great, tiff! :postpics: (Also... yay, opportunity!)

tiffinata wrote:They were pretty excited. But short in the attention span. All I wanted to do was sit there and absorb everything.


I think we discussed this a while ago, but the forum really does need a babysitting club... for the preservation of many of our members' sanity.
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Re: Thank goodness it's Friday!

Postby Kismet » 25 Jul 2014, 20:19

Just been invited round to a friend's to play a silly board game tonight, and yesterday I got invited to a barbeque on Saturday. The weekend's looking up (as long as the weather holds).
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Re: Thank goodness it's Friday!

Postby kylie_koyote » 25 Jul 2014, 20:39

I've got houseguests coming tonight and I am mentally running over all of the things I need to do before they arrive. I have an hour and a half before I can go home too.
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Re: Thank goodness it's Friday!

Postby Frederique » 09 Aug 2014, 15:10

I am expecting 14 people at the house today - all family, and including plenty of little children.

This is an occasion when I want to :sigh2: and :woohoo: at the same time.

Perhaps I'll sneak off and read Biggles?
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"Oh, I was just hanging around, you know, in case I was wanted," returned Algy lightly.

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Re: Thank goodness it's Friday!

Postby Kismet » 26 Sep 2014, 20:38

I've received one of those text messages by phone that are read out in a robotic voice, inviting me out tonight. Don't know who's sent it, but the venue was clear so I'll pop my head round the door and see if it's something I want to join. If not, there's music on across the road (I bumped into the father of one of the band whilst I was walking round the beach today, and he always makes sure I know where his son is playing).
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Re: Thank goodness it's Friday!

Postby tiffinata » 27 Sep 2014, 00:13

robotic text messages? Sounds a bit weird. Do you have any way of finding out who sent it?
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Re: Thank goodness it's Friday!

Postby Sizzling Sausages » 27 Sep 2014, 00:20

Well, as long as it didn't say, "You will be assimilated!" or "Exterminate!", hopefully you'll be ok. :lol:
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Re: Thank goodness it's Friday!

Postby Tommy Smith » 27 Sep 2014, 06:41

I'd just like to hear that you got into the venue and there was a robot sitting in the corner sobbing into his beer who looked up hopefully and waved at you and the phone message had been normal.
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Re: Thank goodness it's Friday!

Postby Kismet » 27 Sep 2014, 11:53

No sign of any party at one pub (had a full message explaining things when I got home) so went to the other. danced to the band and talked with a treasure hunter for the rest of the night. No robots recognised either side of the road.
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Re: Thank goodness it's Friday!

Postby Tommy Smith » 27 Sep 2014, 11:55

Jolly good. I'll stow the Kismet/Terminator 3 scenario then.
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