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Postby ThunderTitan » Sep 20 2006, 19:08

Corribus wrote:Car batteries die eventually no matter how well you take care of it. And it's damn annoying when they do. Ditto for having to replace tires and or breaks. That's always a nice way to blow half a G.


But it shouldn't be that annoying if it happened only in a long while.

In fact, getting ANYTHING done on your car is annoying. You take it in to the mechanic for an inspection, expecting only to pay 50 dollars or so. And then they call you later in the afternoon: <insert BS>


And that's why you should either learn to fix it yourself or befriend a mechanic. Otherwise tehy're gonna screw you and take alot of money for nothing.
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Postby Paulus1 » Sep 20 2006, 19:12

Yeah, I hate getting my car serviced.

Glad you spelled it out, otherwise I never would have noticed ;)

I feel pretty much the same way though - which occasionally makes me "forget" to have the car checked up :S

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Postby Kareeah Indaga » Sep 20 2006, 21:00

One of my pet peeves: Art teachers that can’t or won’t keep their marks off my work. Any “corrections” they want to make can be described to me and chances are I can fix it better than they can, seeing as it’s MY work and therefore will be in my style. Also, I tend to have a light hand when I draw, so if it’s in pencil or something similar they end up leaving great, crude, unremovable marring graffiti in a nice obvious place. *snarl* I literally wanted to bite my art teacher today when he did that. On a crosshatching work too! So I had to erase and then fix all the lines he went and scribbled over. –w– A note for all art teachers out there: if you absolutely CANNOT restrain yourself from marking on your students’ works, at LEAST carry around a great roll of transparent paper to put over them and mark on THAT instead. Or at least ask first.

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Postby Corribus » Sep 20 2006, 21:09

ThunderTitan wrote:
Corribus wrote:Car batteries die eventually no matter how well you take care of it. And it's damn annoying when they do. Ditto for having to replace tires and or breaks. That's always a nice way to blow half a G.


But it shouldn't be that annoying if it happened only in a long while.

That's a little like saying, "Well, a colonoscopy shouldn't be that annoying if it happens only once in a while." Annoying is annoying, no matter when it happens.
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Postby ThunderTitan » Sep 20 2006, 21:23

Corribus wrote:That's a little like saying, "Well, a colonoscopy shouldn't be that annoying if it happens only once in a while." Annoying is annoying, no matter when it happens.


Wait, you actualy bring it to the mechanic to replace the battery?! I laught if you do.
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Postby DaemianLucifer » Sep 20 2006, 21:59

ThunderTitan wrote: And that's why you should either learn to fix it yourself or befriend a mechanic. Otherwise tehy're gonna screw you and take alot of money for nothing.


You should also learn how to mod your HV,if you dont want to be screwed over by nival :devious:

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Postby Paulus1 » Sep 20 2006, 22:22

ThunderTitan wrote:I laught if you do.

Not everyone knows enought about cars to do things themselves :D

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Postby asandir » Sep 21 2006, 0:31

indeed, but mechanics aren't my friends .... luckily i always use the same bloke, $AUS120 (about $US90) per service they vacuum and wash the car as well .... beauty
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Postby ThunderTitan » Sep 21 2006, 11:29

Paulus1 wrote:Not everyone knows enought about cars to do things themselves :D


It's the same principle as with normal batteries. Take off the wires from the + and - thingies, remove battery, insert new battery, put wires back.
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Postby DaemianLucifer » Sep 21 2006, 11:33

ThunderTitan wrote: It's the same principle as with normal batteries. Take off the wires from the + and - thingies, remove battery, insert new battery, put wires back.


You mean you change your own normal batteries as well 8|

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Postby ThunderTitan » Sep 21 2006, 12:07

DaemianLucifer wrote:You mean you change your own normal batteries as well 8|


Not if i can get someone else to do it for free. :devil:
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Postby asandir » Sep 22 2006, 1:31

and don't forget that battery maintenance is key .... check the levels and top up with distilled water if elements exposed ....
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Postby Panda Tar » Sep 22 2006, 14:16

When you are bad of your stomach, go in a hurry to the bathroom, sit on the 'throne' and nothing happens. Then you dare leaving it, but there it comes, that awful feeling that, if you don't return, you'll have a whole day washing your underclothes. :hoo:
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Postby ThunderTitan » Sep 22 2006, 15:05

@Panda Tar
Drink more liquids. ;)
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Postby Panda Tar » Sep 22 2006, 16:48

Yeah. :proud:

People who have big buttocks. That's annoying.
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Postby asandir » Sep 25 2006, 1:38

in what way??
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Postby ThunderTitan » Sep 25 2006, 10:36

Women that have no buttocks... :devil:
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Postby asandir » Sep 26 2006, 0:53

I agree that it isn't the best look (and add the waif look to that as well) but it's not exactly a pet peeve, more a dislike

anyway, back to pet peeves:

People who don't ring you back when you leave a message!!! (I'm looking at you - pool people!!!)
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Postby Omega_Destroyer » Sep 26 2006, 0:58

6 weeks waiting to get your grades back. Nothing going through 4 weeks of class and wondering if you are still in school.
And the chickens. Those damn chickens.

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Postby asandir » Sep 26 2006, 1:04

I always hated waiting for grades, and wondering if I had maybe wasted too much time at the pub for the semester - strange that I never worried about this during the semester :D
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