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FerriswheelBueller

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Re: Fibbing about employment
« Reply #120 on: September 09, 2020, 01:46:23 PM »
I lived at a couple of addresses in London where I was constantly getting red bills addressed to the previous tenant, and phonecalls demanding to know where they were, and who I was. I didn't know why until someone gave me the "handy hint" to not pay my final bills before moving to a new address.

This sounds like a Viz Top Tip.

“Tired of having no money and some electricity? Why not simply stop paying bills - you’ll be “in the black” (the dark) in no time!”

Blue Jam

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Re: Fibbing about employment
« Reply #121 on: September 09, 2020, 01:58:55 PM »
During the credit crunch I remember someone here posting a link to some handy money-saving hints on BBC Speak You're Branes Have Your Say or something and one of them was "Save money on pens, teabags etc by taking them from work".

I guess stealing stuff really is an effective way of saving money though.

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Re: Fibbing about employment
« Reply #122 on: September 09, 2020, 02:00:31 PM »
During the credit crunch I remember someone here posting a link to some handy money-saving hints on BBC Speak You're Branes Have Your Say or something and one of them was "Save money on pens, teabags etc by taking them from work".

I guess stealing stuff really is an effective way of saving money though.

"Wee in your sink and save your shits for work.  You'll save ££££s on water and sewerage costs (as long as you are on a meter, if you're not on a meter leave the tap running all day)"
« Last Edit: September 09, 2020, 02:11:55 PM by Shit Good Nose »

FerriswheelBueller

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Re: Fibbing about employment
« Reply #123 on: September 09, 2020, 02:11:23 PM »
During the credit crunch I remember someone here posting a link to some handy money-saving hints on BBC Speak You're Branes Have Your Say or something and one of them was "Save money on pens, teabags etc by taking them from work".

I guess stealing stuff really is an effective way of saving money though.

Remember “Speak You’re Branes”? That takes me back.

Blue Jam

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Re: Fibbing about employment
« Reply #124 on: September 09, 2020, 04:56:26 PM »
Remember “Speak You’re Branes”? That takes me back.

iirc the owner of that site stopped running it when BBC Have Your Say just got too ridiculous to ridicule anymore. If only BTL comments hadn't got even worse after that...

EDIT: http://ifyoulikeitsomuchwhydontyougolivethere.com is still live but it's hosting something a bit different now.

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Re: Fibbing about employment
« Reply #125 on: September 09, 2020, 07:18:17 PM »
Remember “Speak You’re Branes”? That takes me back.
I used to love it. There weren't many websites that made me laugh out loud, but that was one of them.

icehaven

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Re: Fibbing about employment
« Reply #126 on: September 09, 2020, 08:17:25 PM »
EDIT: http://ifyoulikeitsomuchwhydontyougolivethere.com is still live but it's hosting something a bit different now.

The fuck's going on there?

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Re: Fibbing about employment
« Reply #127 on: September 09, 2020, 08:20:38 PM »
Euphemism generator, apparently.

icehaven

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Re: Fibbing about employment
« Reply #128 on: September 09, 2020, 08:27:47 PM »
Euphemism generator, apparently.

Huh. Well I hope any delightful soul researching the concept of if you like it so much why don't you go live there enjoys their saucy surprise.

FerriswheelBueller

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Re: Fibbing about employment
« Reply #129 on: September 09, 2020, 08:41:15 PM »
I used to love it. There weren't many websites that made me laugh out loud, but that was one of them.

I was a long time lurker, infrequent poster (under the handle “SoftTouchBritain” or something) but I haven’t thought about the place in nearly 15 years. I might have got that name wrong.

Re: Fibbing about employment
« Reply #130 on: September 12, 2020, 09:29:32 PM »
I used to love Speak Your Branes too.

I think I liked ifyoulikeitsomuchwhydon'tyougolivethere as well but can;t remember anything about it apart from the name. What was it?

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