Bricklayers fred innit

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Re: Bricklayers fred innit

Post by kenbo » Sun Sep 08, 2019 3:31 pm

I’ve just seen the dog act from BGT that was on last night. If you haven’t seen it, then look online for it. It was fantastic.

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Re: Bricklayers fred innit

Post by harry_rag » Sun Sep 08, 2019 3:32 pm

Just be careful how you google it! :>

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Re: Bricklayers fred innit

Post by kenbo » Sun Sep 08, 2019 4:50 pm

I tried ‘dog insight’ first. You wouldn’t believe what came up! *,

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Re: Bricklayers fred innit

Post by Col » Mon Sep 09, 2019 9:55 pm

Just a warning to look after your pets and make sure they are insured.

I had my Jack Russell with a dog sitter over the holidays, and she picked up an eye infection.
We asked the dogsitter to take her straight to the vet, and the vet said it was conjunctivitus and prescribed eyedrops.

When we came back from holidays we continued the treatment, and went back for a second appointment.
We were then told that she had glaucoma, and it was totally unconnected with the conjunctivitus.

As much as I find that very hard to believe such a coincidence, all the advice we have taken, has said the very same.
Anyway the point I'm making is, I only pay a small amount for pet insurance, and this is the first claim I've ever made, but am I glad I had the insurance. :thumbs

Eye drops £70
Pressure test £30 a go
Vet Appointment £35

Sadly we were told today that the worst eye is not getting any better, she goes in on Wednesday to have it removed. :(

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Re: Bricklayers fred innit

Post by The Fenman » Tue Sep 10, 2019 5:40 am

:( :( :(
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Re: Bricklayers fred innit

Post by kenbo » Tue Sep 10, 2019 6:20 am

The poor girl. ^/

We insure Ronnie for less than £100 a year. His flea treatment costs us more than his insurance does. 8]

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Re: Bricklayers fred innit

Post by Janthefish » Tue Sep 10, 2019 10:07 am

My son paid over £50 for eyedrops only to find out they're the same as human eye drops which cost a couple of quid in chemists.

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Re: Bricklayers fred innit

Post by Hoofhearted » Tue Sep 10, 2019 11:50 am

As you may know I have until recently had one of my ex racers at home.

I know compared to “normal” pet dogs it may be slightly different but I’ve heard that many tales about Greyhound owners taking out insurance, happy to take money for years, and then when a bill came about they were claiming it was linked to a previous race injury etc.

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Re: Bricklayers fred innit

Post by Col » Wed Sep 11, 2019 7:39 pm

Bella home from the vets now, she looks fine but feeling very sorry for herself.
Add another £800 for the op.

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Re: Bricklayers fred innit

Post by kenbo » Thu Sep 12, 2019 5:07 am

I’m not surprised she’s feeling sorry for herself. It’s all happened so quickly for her. I hope she gets used to it fairly soon.

Is she scratching it much? I wouldn’t think there was much you could do to prevent it. A cone wouldn’t work, would it?

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Re: Bricklayers fred innit

Post by Col » Thu Sep 12, 2019 5:17 am

Yeah she has a cone on kenners, she has to keep it on for a couple of days. I've not seen any sign of her wanting to scratch it.
I took her into the spare room with me last night, she was out like a light.

Got up early this morning, took the cone off so she could get to her water.
Already starting to come to life. :thumbs

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Re: Bricklayers fred innit

Post by The Fenman » Thu Sep 12, 2019 6:08 am

:clap :clap :clap :clap :clap :clap

Must seem weird for them . If it happened to us we would know why.
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Re: Bricklayers fred innit

Post by kenbo » Thu Sep 12, 2019 2:02 pm

Bless her. I’ve never liked the cones for dogs. Our dobe couldn’t walk through a doorway without clattering it when she had one on. :lol

Agreed Fenners. You can’t explain to them what happened.

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Re: Bricklayers fred innit

Post by Timmo » Thu Sep 12, 2019 5:05 pm

Put a application in today for a trainee train driver job
Not holding out much hope but I might get lucky :lol

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Re: Bricklayers fred innit

Post by kenbo » Thu Sep 12, 2019 7:17 pm

Really? That’s some career change.

Don’t they pretty much drive themselves? You’ll be sat on your arse all day with your feet up.

I’m sure I read London Underground drivers are earning shitloads each year. It’s a shame you’re so far away from there!

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Re: Bricklayers fred innit

Post by Timmo » Thu Sep 12, 2019 8:01 pm

Time For a change Kenners
After 33 years its not what it was :lol

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Re: Bricklayers fred innit

Post by kenbo » Fri Sep 13, 2019 5:06 am

Get yourself subbing round some big local building firms instead. The main joiner on our site is on the books, and earning over £80k a year. All he does is first/second fixes, soffit and fascia, and trusses and joists. If I had a week spare I’d learn how to do it myself! :lol

The plasterer is £100k. Fooking madness.


My board has changed colour. Is it just me or did it happen for everybody? I’ll have to suss out how to get the orange and black back.

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Re: Bricklayers fred innit

Post by The Fenman » Fri Sep 13, 2019 5:23 am

Yeah I ain't orange and black now either

On my eyepad computers in the mends went down on me yesterday and cost me £200 couldn't trade out of one

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Re: Bricklayers fred innit

Post by Col » Fri Sep 13, 2019 6:43 am

Can someone confirm what style they are seeing now.?

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Re: Bricklayers fred innit

Post by Janthefish » Fri Sep 13, 2019 6:52 am

normal orange and black for me.

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Re: Bricklayers fred innit

Post by Col » Fri Sep 13, 2019 6:57 am

Thanks Jan :thumbs

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Re: Bricklayers fred innit

Post by Col » Fri Sep 13, 2019 7:01 am

This was posted on the Forum Maintenance thread yesterday

The Puntersmate board has been updated overnight.
Please let me know if you have any problems.

Once again we are faced with the issue of the board style not being available, as the author no longer updates it.
So still working on that. But we will have to change to a different style sooner rather than later.


So there will be work going on with the styles for the next while
If anyone sees any style changes please refer to that thread.

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Re: Bricklayers fred innit

Post by The Fenman » Fri Sep 13, 2019 8:42 am

I'm a orange man now :thumbs
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Re: Bricklayers fred innit

Post by kenbo » Fri Sep 13, 2019 12:36 pm

I’m orange and black now. :clap

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