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The people you work with !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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. I thought the post I made last week took the biscuit about the guy I work with who goes abroad and plays soldiers in battle re-enactments....... but I've got another corker! I was just a… Read More
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banned7y, 11m agoPosted 7 years, 11 months ago
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I thought the post I made last week took the biscuit about the guy I work with who goes abroad and plays soldiers in battle re-enactments....... but I've got another corker!



I was just asking another guy a quite innocent question on how he manages to keep the cableing nice and tidy at the back of his TV set. He said it wasn't a problem - only had aerial and video. (Yes he means a VHS recorder). After I had a joke about that, he asked how old do I think his TV set was........ So I says 20 years..... " no try again" - OK 25 years...... "no try again".......

He now tells me his set was made in 1966....... Someone would have seen England lift the World Cup on this set!!!!


LOL...... I have warned him I'm posting this.... so dont be too horrible! ;-)




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banned7y, 11m agoPosted 7 years, 11 months ago
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#1
oh dear !!!
#2
fair play to him,the tv's made now wont last that long!!!

see if you can get him to take a pic,would be interesting to see
#3
get a pic!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
1 Like #4
boy your workplace must be the most funny place on earth to work...

an old tv and he only has a VCR!!! i almost fell off my chair as my side split!
#5
Wow, I bet the guy is good at saving his money.

Don't introduce him to HUKD you'll break him!
#6
How long does it take to warm up?????? (Probably not as long as some of my ex's :w00t:)
#7
That is quite strange! mind you takes all sorts:)
#8
robjd
boy your workplace must be the most funny place on earth to work...

an old tv and he only has a VCR!!! i almost fell off my chair as my side split!


Want me to call you an ambulance?
#9
Some people don't even have a telly!!:w00t:

I think your work-mate is doing well to satisfy his viewing needs with that equipment. Is the video-machine a beta-max?
banned#10
robjd
boy your workplace must be the most funny place on earth to work...

an old tv and he only has a VCR!!! i almost fell off my chair as my side split!


That Guv must be one crazy dude - the stories he must have.

I wonder if he's ever thought about writing a book with these types of anecdotes???
#11
on a seperate note, i just farted
#12
monkeybrains
on a seperate note, i just farted

Are you randomly posting and then deleting?
Just wondering what happend to your 'reply' to the jFK.
#13
chesso
Are you randomly posting and then deleting?
Just wondering what happend to your 'reply' to the jFK.


dunno, got deleted wierdly enough. so did his post
#14
kyalion
How long does it take to warm up?????? (Probably not as long as some of my ex's :w00t:)

With the valves it must generate a fair bit of heat - I wonder if he can still get the test card on it...
banned#15
When I worked in an office a few years ago, there was a guy with dark hair in a side parting going from left to right.

One Monday, he came in with the side parting on the other side. Going from RIGHT TO LEFT.

It was crazy, especially on a Monday morning.

I'll have to see if I've got any photos of it. Anyone else got any crazy work-related stories?
#16
FilthAndFurry
That Guv must be one crazy dude - the stories he must have.

I wonder if he's ever thought about writing a book with these types of anecdotes???


http://www.cubeupload.com/files/a94400fff.jpg


ahhh, so good :-D
#17
FilthAndFurry
When I worked in an office a few years ago, there was a guy with dark hair in a side parting going from left to right.

One Monday, he came in with the side parting on the other side. Going from RIGHT TO LEFT.

It was crazy, especially on a Monday morning.

I'll have to see if I've got any photos of it. Anyone else got any crazy work-related stories?


[COLOR="Red"]I LOL'd.[/COLOR]
1 Like #18
you can imagine the pub tonight can you......

"and his tv is only from the bloody 60's".........(insert whole pub errupting in laughter and queuing up to buy him drinks for being king of satire)
banned#19
chesso
Some people don't even have a telly!!:w00t:

I think your work-mate is doing well to satisfy his viewing needs with that equipment. Is the video-machine a beta-max?


Thats very true. My sister doesn't have a job - and if she had her way, wouldn't have a TV set in her 6 bed house in Newmarket - despite being a mulit-millionaire.

I've shown the guy this thread.... He LOL'd.

I suggested he took a pic as requested... but said he only had a film camera. (He lied about that bit though!)

So with luck, the pic will be posted.......
#20
[COLOR="Red"]Why are you going to take a pic of the TV?

It's not like anyone cares TBH.[/COLOR]
#21
FilthAndFurry
That Guv must be one crazy dude - the stories he must have.

I wonder if he's ever thought about writing a book with these types of anecdotes???


hahah love the sarcasm
#22
The JFK
[COLOR="Red"]Why are you going to take a pic of the TV?

It's not like anyone cares TBH.[/COLOR]


hahaha
banned#23
robjd
you can imagine the pub tonight can you......

"and his tv is only from the bloody 60's".........(insert whole pub errupting in laughter and queuing up to buy him drinks for being king of satire)


You know, it's times like this that I think it's sad that Michael Parkinson retired.

You have your Ustinovs and your Stephen Frys, but I mean this stuff is real gold.

Maybe he could take it on the road, do the Fringe and maybe even conquer America like a modern day Wilde.

I have nothing to declare, but my anecdotes about 1960s tvs.
#24
id rep every1 here if i hadnt already repped my @ss off
banned#25
The JFK
[COLOR="Pink"]Why are you going to take a pic of the TV?

It's not like anyone cares TBH.
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I'm not going to take a pic.

Are you mad, just 'cos my threads stay and yours get deleted?

That's one serious complex you have there dude.
banned#26
FilthAndFurry
You know, it's times like this that I think it's sad that Michael Parkinson retired.

You have your Ustinovs and your Stephen Frys, but I mean this stuff is real gold.

Maybe he could take it on the road, do the Fringe and maybe even conquer America like a modern day Wilde.

I have nothing to declare, but my anecdotes about 1960s tvs.


Well I guess you could always stop posting in boring threads.

Now there's a thought.


Oh wait a mo.......... that was sarcasm..... you love the thread really! :w00t:

Ha ha..... nice one Filthy.:thumbsup:
#27
guv
I'm not going to take a pic.

Are you mad, just 'cos my threads stay and yours get deleted?

That's one serious complex you have there dude.


[COLOR="Red"]You maad 'cos my car (Aston Martin Vantage) is worth more than your house?[/COLOR]
#28
guv,do me a favour dont quote him,as I see his silly pc mad posts then,it more fun my way

epic thread btw,going to be a 100 poster I think!!

repped
banned#29
The JFK
[COLOR="Red"]You maad 'cos my car (Aston Martin Vantage) is worth more than your house?[/COLOR]


No....

He's mad because it's bigger.
#30
99 Luftballons
#31
robjd
you can imagine the pub tonight can you......

"and his tv is only from the bloody 60's".........(insert whole pub errupting in laughter and queuing up to buy him drinks for being king of satire)


I would love to be there. The day will go down in history, in century's to come, people will be following the joke as a religion. Just like they do today...
#32
robjd
you can imagine the pub tonight can you......

"and his tv is only from the bloody 60's".........(insert whole pub errupting in laughter and queuing up to buy him drinks for being king of satire)


Are you posting this from the ambulance?
banned 1 Like #33
shizimu
I would love to be there. The day will go down in history, in century's to come, people will be following the joke as a religion. Just like they do today...


Already Rob Schneider is attached to star in the film.:thumbsup:
#34
FilthAndFurry
Already Rob Schneider is attached to star in the film.:thumbsup:


Robert Michael "Rob" Schneider (born October 31, 1963) is an American actor, comedian, screenwriter and director. A stand-up comic and veteran of the NBC sketch-comedy series Saturday Night Live, Schneider went on to a career in feature films, including starring roles in the comedies Deuce Bigalow: Male Gigolo and The Hot Chick.

attached?
#35
FilthAndFurry
Already Rob Schneider is attached to star in the film.:thumbsup:


Sienna miller to co star :-D Man, this film is going to be epic. 2 sequels also planned with a tv series in the works.
#36
chesso
Robert Michael "Rob" Schneider (born October 31, 1963) is an American actor, comedian, screenwriter and director. A stand-up comic and veteran of the NBC sketch-comedy series Saturday Night Live, Schneider went on to a career in feature films, including starring roles in the comedies Deuce Bigalow: Male Gigolo, The Hot Chick and Ledgendary true story "The man with a 60 year old TV" which won several Oscars.




Fixed
#37
FilthAndFurry
Already Rob Schneider is attached to star in the film.:thumbsup:


steve guttenberg or chevy chase would get my vote.
#38
i dont get it...

i still have a huge bulky tv :oops: my kids want me to upgrade to a snazzy flat screen but i say if it aint broke dont fix it....plus side loads of burglaries in our street, they'd kill themself robbing from me

i still have a VCR too! dont use it anymore, only kept it cos we had sooooo many vhs tapes that my kids still used to watch, sadly no more lol
banned#39
boothy
guv,do me a favour dont quote him,as I see his silly pc mad posts then,it more fun my way

epic thread btw,going to be a 100 poster I think!!

repped


Ironically, very little effort is needed. So little in fact, there was no effort at all.

BRB posting hottest deal and thread of the day.

Yes, yes, I know. Who needs to boast running 'misc' when it's the whole site!
#40
loupomm
i dont get it...

i still have a huge bulky tv :oops: my kids want me to upgrade to a snazzy flat screen but i say if it aint broke dont fix it....plus side loads of burglaries in our street, they'd kill themself robbing from me

i still have a VCR too! dont use it anymore, only kept it cos we had sooooo many vhs tapes that my kids still used to watch, sadly no more lol


Yes, that's a good point - you can't hardly move big old telly's without injuring ( pause a moment for poor robjd) yourself.
We still have a VCR as well ( although not from the 60's). Hubby was transferring some old and treasured videos to DVD last night. It seem we have to get a new HD-DVD machine that can do digital inputs from everywhere when we 'go digital', communicate better and goodness knows what else.

Your work-mate's telly isn't going to be any use soon, guv - you'll have to break the news.:w00t:

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