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Post 49701

Prof Animal Chaos.C.E.O..err! C.E.Idiot of H2G2 Fools Guild (Official).... A recipient of S.F.L and S.S.J.A.D.D...plus...S.N.A.F.U.

smiley - hugduly noted and truly appreciated smiley - hug

kip-time smiley - winkeye may visions of winning lottery numbers appear smiley - laughsmiley - laugh

later allsmiley - hug


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Post 49702

paulh. Following butterflies through the meadows

I don't need lotteries.

Life is a gamble just crossing the street smiley - yikes. And much of my retirement money is in stocks. Nothing says casino like the stock market. smiley - winkeye


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Post 49703

Prof Animal Chaos.C.E.O..err! C.E.Idiot of H2G2 Fools Guild (Official).... A recipient of S.F.L and S.S.J.A.D.D...plus...S.N.A.F.U.

I live and breathesmiley - biggrintherefore I exist smiley - doh but I need money to have "a life" - existencesmiley - winkeye on it's own ain't "a life" it's just being here..


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Post 49704

MadSnacker-h2g2 ambassador to Yorkshire and the UK

I too, gamble with existing by crossing the street. Los Angeles is noted for hit and runs and street racing. Both of these took lives just days ago.
smiley - sadface
We have a Mayor and City Council that have little will to act, however.
smiley - ermsmiley - sadface
You can tell by the rampant displays of such in my neighbourhood.



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Post 49705

ITIWBS

i can confirm that this is an extraordinary allergy season for southern California generally.


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Post 49706

MadSnacker-h2g2 ambassador to Yorkshire and the UK

Hello!!
I've been dealing with a stubborn bit of sneezing and watery eyes for the past 2 weeks.
smiley - winkeye
The Superbloom is releasing some exotic pollens, I would guess. Cats and dogs are out in force as well.


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Post 49707

Prof Animal Chaos.C.E.O..err! C.E.Idiot of H2G2 Fools Guild (Official).... A recipient of S.F.L and S.S.J.A.D.D...plus...S.N.A.F.U.

When I was on holiday in L.A. in the early 1980's, I was told that there were 2 million cars on the cities registry books smiley - erm
I had an international driving licence smiley - smiley and to hire a car there for the day would have cost me £6 ($7.7) = this is at today's exchange not 1980's smiley - biggrin
but with driving on the RIGHT side, as ours is the left side - I told my mates NO WAYsmiley - laughsmiley - laugh


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Post 49708

MadSnacker-h2g2 ambassador to Yorkshire and the UK

Not a bad decision, mate. I think that L.A. has the worst drivers in the nation.


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Post 49709

Prof Animal Chaos.C.E.O..err! C.E.Idiot of H2G2 Fools Guild (Official).... A recipient of S.F.L and S.S.J.A.D.D...plus...S.N.A.F.U.

THAT 2 weeks holiday there was smiley - magic

The car smash I was in 1978 or 1979 ? - memory (and family can't remember which year alsosmiley - laugh) only hit my short term memorysmiley - sadface
but I remember L.A. in basically every detailsmiley - smiley

and bloody fond ones at thatsmiley - smiley


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Post 49710

MadSnacker-h2g2 ambassador to Yorkshire and the UK

It was a different era, then.
smiley - winkeye
There was excess, yes, but not the insanity you find here today.


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Post 49711

Prof Animal Chaos.C.E.O..err! C.E.Idiot of H2G2 Fools Guild (Official).... A recipient of S.F.L and S.S.J.A.D.D...plus...S.N.A.F.U.

it would take me ages to write the experiences I had in L.Asmiley - smiley I hope I NEVER forget them.
But I'll tell you about them when we meet my friendsmiley - smiley


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Post 49712

MadSnacker-h2g2 ambassador to Yorkshire and the UK

smiley - coolsmiley - cheers
That'll be a happy conversation.
smiley - hug

I see that it's getting late, pal.. I'm not going to keep you up too late. You'll need your energy for consolidation purposes.
It was good to see you!!! Please take care of yourself! !


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Post 49713

Prof Animal Chaos.C.E.O..err! C.E.Idiot of H2G2 Fools Guild (Official).... A recipient of S.F.L and S.S.J.A.D.D...plus...S.N.A.F.U.

smiley - smileyI'm ok as yet MS smiley - ok

but I have to say my friendsmiley - hug recentlysmiley - sadfaceweather conditions, especially in your area, hasn't been kind in allowing you certain freedoms of movement etcsmiley - sadfaceSO! Even though we have email contact, it's not the same as been in hootoosmiley - hug Here! It's like being in the local barber-shop etc and a group of friends having a few hours chin-wag smiley - magic


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Post 49714

paulh. Following butterflies through the meadows

I have fond memories of San Francisco. smiley - smiley

Have you lived there, Mad Snacker?


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Post 49715

MadSnacker-h2g2 ambassador to Yorkshire and the UK

I visited "The City" during a Christmas stay with relations a few years ago. It was only for a day, and itit really wasn't enough to really experience the place in full.

I only got to witness midday gridlock, and a brief visit to Pier 19. Saw fat elephant seals laze about the place.


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Post 49716

Prof Animal Chaos.C.E.O..err! C.E.Idiot of H2G2 Fools Guild (Official).... A recipient of S.F.L and S.S.J.A.D.D...plus...S.N.A.F.U.

"San Francisco"

When me and my 2 mates holidayed in Los Angeles, we visited Las Vegas/ Tijuana, but smiley - sadfaceas we were there for only 2 weeks and toured LA as such - San Francisco was the only place we couldn't get tosmiley - sadface


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Post 49717

MadSnacker-h2g2 ambassador to Yorkshire and the UK

My guess is you would've liked it, mate.
smiley - hug
I wouldn't necessarily say the same today. As for many places, things have just gotten too expensive there in today's smiley - earth.


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Post 49718

Prof Animal Chaos.C.E.O..err! C.E.Idiot of H2G2 Fools Guild (Official).... A recipient of S.F.L and S.S.J.A.D.D...plus...S.N.A.F.U.

smiley - smileyI had a laugh in LA, mainly on smiley - winkeyelanguage/slang.

But even over here, I couldn't live in a citysmiley - sadfaceI'm a townie who'd prefer the countryside smiley - smiley

a home near a river/good stream (fishing) and sod the worldsmiley - laugh = Don't call me, I'll call you


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Post 49719

MadSnacker-h2g2 ambassador to Yorkshire and the UK

smiley - biggrin
T'would be nice, have you given up on the Azores??
smiley - winkeye


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Post 49720

MadSnacker-h2g2 ambassador to Yorkshire and the UK

Have a good night, mate.
smiley - biggrin
Sleep well.


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