The Whinge Thread, Resurrected

brownmane

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I'm wondering if the distinction between a shotgun and a firearm has come about because farmers and wealthy landowners wanted less hassle to get ownership of a gun. Otherwise (let's be honest) they're all firearms.
Other than the shotgun seems to be described as not automatic and most likely to be used for hunting game rather than killing en masse. Just my supposition as I have never been interested in guns or hunting.
 

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In order to get home, I catch the bus at a bus/train interchange. Today I was delayed by half an hour because the bus I was about to get on was full of high school kids who had pretty much pushed their way to the front of the queue, resulting in all the fare paying adult passengers being told by the driver that the bus was full. Surely these school kids can get their own, dedicated bus home? There seem to be plenty of those at the bus stop, why must they overcrowd a bus and prevent fare paying adults to miss their bus?!
 
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In order to get home, I catch the bus at a bus/train interchange. Today I was delayed by half an hour because the bus I was about to get on was full of high school kids who had pretty much pushed their way to the front of the queue, resulting in all the fare paying adult passengers being told by the driver that the bus was full. Surely these school kids can get their own, dedicated bus home? There seem to be plenty of those at the bus stop, why must they overcrowd a bus and prevent fare paying adults to miss their bus?!
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He was a sailor and had an ongoing thing about buses, he was also very smart, maybe something to do with physics
 

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Two things.

One:
Why oh why oh why can't some unexplained video really be unexplained, rather than turning out to be hoax / misidentified / arty film project?

Mr Zebra and I were perusing YouTube looking for something of interest. Bypassing the 'top 5' and 'top 10' videos, wanting something more substantial.

Came across a video purporting to be classified/not allowed to be seen videos, started off interesting but we soon looked at each other and agreed "this is definitely old footage, but it's either some film project, or the footage is of something else being made to look unexplained".

A quick google proved our suspicions.

So... why oh why can't something just be what it purports to be? Why can't we find something to watch that we can really get our teeth into and enjoy, in the knowledge that it is truly what they say it is?



Two:
Penguin biscuits used to have blue, green or red wrappers. Now they all have red wrappers.

It's not right.
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Schrodinger's Zebra

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I've spent the last few days struggling with flu. Brought on by stress, apparently. Certainly knocks it out of you.
Hope you feel better soon, GNC, there's a bit of it about I think. Take it easy.



I've been tidying up Bigphoot Towers and despite chucking out bags of rubbish, the place doesn't look any different.
I feel your pain and frustration for we in the Zebra household have often experienced the same phenomenon.

It must be some law, or the universe joker at work, or something, mustn't it?
 
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