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Re: What do you want to vent about today?

Postby Cav » 17 Apr 2020, 18:31

I've also heard carrots increase your risk of cancer so I've just stopped listening!
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Re: What do you want to vent about today?

Postby D41 » 17 Apr 2020, 20:07

Well...there's more to it than just "charred meat causes canccer, etc."
It's not that far removed from the whole "red wine is good for you"-theory.
People who are eating burgers & fries five times a week aren't usually washing it down with a glass of burgundy, just as no-one's washing down top sirloin with a Diet-Pepsi (at least I hope not, fcuking Philistines!).
And a lot of stuff is just pure genetics at work....if half the people in your family end up developing cancer, then guess what - your chances of doing the same are right up there with the rest of them.
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Re: What do you want to vent about today?

Postby duke63 » 17 Apr 2020, 20:16

Everyone has to make their own mind up.

I do know that as I get older, looking after yourself becomes more and more important.
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Re: What do you want to vent about today?

Postby Perkles » 17 Apr 2020, 20:29

Cav wrote:I've also heard carrots increase your risk of cancer so I've just stopped listening!

Just dont smoke them
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Re: What do you want to vent about today?

Postby Cav » 17 Apr 2020, 20:45

Perkles wrote:
Cav wrote:I've also heard carrots increase your risk of cancer so I've just stopped listening!

Just dont smoke them

I don't actually know what you're talking about haha
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Re: What do you want to vent about today?

Postby kiwikrasher » 17 Apr 2020, 20:56

duke63 wrote:
Cav wrote:Cancer? From a BBQ? As opposed to all the harmful substances we breathe in every non-lockdown day of our lives?


Thought that was a fairly well known fact.

https://time.com/5613194/grilled-meat-cancer-risk/


I only BBQ on a flat plate, hate the grill. When I learnt this fact years ago it made me feel even better about my choices (lol)
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Re: What do you want to vent about today?

Postby Kwacky » 17 Apr 2020, 21:05

As it get older I'm more surprised I'm still alive
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Re: What do you want to vent about today?

Postby kiwikrasher » 17 Apr 2020, 21:14

Kwacky wrote:As it get older I'm more surprised I'm still alive


You and me both. And actually most people I know are surprised I made it past 20
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Re: What do you want to vent about today?

Postby Perkles » 17 Apr 2020, 21:18

As I get older I'm surprised I am still this stupid
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Re: What do you want to vent about today?

Postby duke63 » 17 Apr 2020, 21:47

Dying doesn't frighten me but being alive and not being able to enjoy life does.
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Re: What do you want to vent about today?

Postby Perkles » 17 Apr 2020, 21:59

duke63 wrote:Dying doesn't frighten me but being alive and not being able to enjoy life does.

Watching my mom suffer so badly during her final months made me realise to try and enjoy things while I am able too
I get what your saying but try not to dwell on it because eventually it comes to everybody
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Re: What do you want to vent about today?

Postby Perkles » 17 Apr 2020, 22:01

Cav wrote:
Perkles wrote:
Cav wrote:I've also heard carrots increase your risk of cancer so I've just stopped listening!

Just dont smoke them

I don't actually know what you're talking about haha

That's because you smoke carrots
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Re: What do you want to vent about today?

Postby duke63 » 17 Apr 2020, 22:11

Perkles wrote:
duke63 wrote:Dying doesn't frighten me but being alive and not being able to enjoy life does.

Watching my mom suffer so badly during her final months made me realise to try and enjoy things while I am able too
I get what your saying but try not to dwell on it because eventually it comes to everybody



Seen too much of that myself in recent years. I don't dwell on it as a rule, but we are going through such strange times that it's hard to completely ignore our own mortality at the moment.
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Re: What do you want to vent about today?

Postby Cav » 18 Apr 2020, 09:47

Perkles wrote:That's because you smoke carrots

Even Google doesn't help me out here haha. Ah well, ill go back to my bliss ignorance :D
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Re: What do you want to vent about today?

Postby Cav » 18 Apr 2020, 12:21

Wickes.

How can other stores have your order ready in 1 minutes while Wickes takes over 3 hours and counting to get a handful of items?!
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Re: What do you want to vent about today?

Postby duke63 » 18 Apr 2020, 12:35

Social distancing at a guess. No two buildings and set ups will be the same.
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Re: What do you want to vent about today?

Postby D6Nutz » 18 Apr 2020, 12:44

Other stores, like supermarkets, have trained teams with handheld devices to help them locate stock. It's a pretty well organised routine.

Guessing Wickes just aren't setup for click and collect

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Re: What do you want to vent about today?

Postby duke63 » 18 Apr 2020, 12:50

I thought DIY stores were not allowed to be doing C and C at the moment?
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Re: What do you want to vent about today?

Postby D41 » 18 Apr 2020, 13:03

Cav wrote:
Ah well, ill go back to my bliss ignorance :D



"Houston, we have a problem.../"

(facepalm) :D
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Re: What do you want to vent about today?

Postby C00kiemonster » 18 Apr 2020, 14:24

Cav wrote:Wickes.

How can other stores have your order ready in 1 minutes while Wickes takes over 3 hours and counting to get a handful of items?!


I used wickes click and collect as well as delivery. I spent more time exchanging and dealing with phone calls than I did buying the stuff. Their logistics are poor..
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