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  1. IvanV

    IvanV HH Assassin Guild Member

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    Got woken up by the frieking neighborhood football tournament, realized I didn't have electricity, found out online that it's expected to return at 4PM, decided to get out of the apartment ASAP, remembered that today was the #&€@# marathon and that the whole city is blocked! :mad:
     
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    Man that sucks, sorry man.... :(
     
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    IvanV HH Assassin Guild Member

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    In the end, the day turned out great! :)

    We found out that we could get to a lake/park in the city in a way that actually wasn't too roundabout, so we went there, took a walk around the lake (8km / 5 miles), sat in a beach bar for a Mai Tai around half way through. While we were finishing the walk, we figured that, as we were getting hungry, lunch would be ready too late if we decided to go home and start cooking (that would be assuming that the power was back on) so, as the traffic was more or less back to normal, we found a nice new place and had some good pasta.

    I had oven baked lumaconi with something that resembles a bolognese sauce, but with added 'nduja and cheese, nice and spicy, and we shared a lemon cake with almonds for dessert, yummy! They also managed to get a few tables outside and set some plants so that they separate the restaurant from the cars (which weren't super numerous to begin with), while providing a nice view of some of the old houses and the 'cathedral' in the background, so it was really enjoyable.

    We then contacted my wife's cousin, who came from (North) Macedonia to run the marathon with his wife and a couple of friends and, after a quick trip home to shower and change, we rejoined them in a nice restaurant in the old part of town. the two of us actually abstained from food since we were still full, but we had a really good time with them.
     
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  4. Calliers

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    This is sooo cool:

     
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  5. Mr Cairo

    Mr Cairo DREDD do You require backup .... NO

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    I admire the work and the craftsmanship but if you cant get all the parts inside is it really a slim ?
     
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    True. Although, the lower temps are worth it if you can do it.

    And then of course the cool factor.

    And just another thing, the fact that the rest of the stuff is mounted on the wall, no one would ever know lol.
     
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  7. Calliers

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    League of Legends is down for maintenance for the next 4 hours and I'm already having withdrawal symptoms. :rolleyes:
     
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    Mr Cairo DREDD do You require backup .... NO

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    Take inspiration from IvanV's post above.
     
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  9. IvanV

    IvanV HH Assassin Guild Member

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    I don't know about you, but I'm less and less tolerant of those "select all images with..." CAPTCHAs and I've started to try to sneak in a wrong answer almost every time. And I usually get away with it.
     
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    Odd... I select all the correct ones, and it makes me do it again because I'm obviously a bot. :rolleyes:
     
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  11. IvanV

    IvanV HH Assassin Guild Member

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    Yeah, that happens too, and it's bloody irritating.
     
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    Well here we are once more, League is down for maintenance and I am at my wits end.

    My holiday begins in earnest on the 3rd of September, when I touch down in Botswana. My trip begins on the 1st. :)

    But so far it's been a really nice holiday.
     
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    What are the plans for Botswana ?
     
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    Oh hey dude, sorry it's been a hectic couple of days since I got back to Botswana, my sister is getting married this month here. Otherwise just meeting up with old friends and catching up as well as doing stuff with my family. And then my mum is teaching me how to cook some traditional dishes. :)
     
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    ah... to be 8 years old again...
     
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    Lol! :D
     
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    lol,lol.
     
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  18. Calliers

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    So my dad made me sit through some business meeting yesterday, but I don't think I'll do it coz it involves a lot of traveling. Some people like traveling, I absolutely loathe it, all I enjoy is the destination. Getting there on the other hand, is tedious.
     
  19. IvanV

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    I don't know... It does get tedious when it's week after week, or involves many trips to the same place, but I do enjoy it from time to time. If you like seeing new places and it wouldn't involve spending hours in a car on a daily basis, why not. It also means seeing new people, which makes a job more dynamic. I love my coworkers and that they mostly stay constant, but I also like that our clients change. Also, other aspects of the job matter, would you find what you'd be doing cool or not?

    I just came from a vacation and it involved travelling by plane, train, boat, train on a boat (seriously!) and a little bit by bus and it was all fun! :)
     
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    Well it would involve a lot of flying and even though it wouldn't be at my expense I really detest airports lol. And packing and unpacking.

    Also I'm a home body, my dad was like wouldn't you want to walk all the beaches of the world, I was like nah that doesn't appeal to me no sir.
     

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