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Re: What little things drive you completely up the wall....?
« Reply #9330 on: October 03, 2012, 04:15:33 PM »
Oh for the days when The History Channel was The Hitler Channel. You didn't learn about anything but WWII, but you learned some interesting things about WWII.

Yet another reason I gave up watching TV on anything but Netflix.

When I lived in the UK there was one Channel we referred to as The War Channel as pretty much every program seemed to be about WW2.

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« Reply #9331 on: October 03, 2012, 05:45:19 PM »
Oh for the days when The History Channel was The Hitler Channel. You didn't learn about anything but WWII, but you learned some interesting things about WWII.

Yet another reason I gave up watching TV on anything but Netflix.

When I lived in the UK there was one Channel we referred to as The War Channel as pretty much every program seemed to be about WW2.
WWII had a LOT of film footage.  WWI had a little, but a lot of what was taken has disintegrated.  Some 19th Century wars, like the US Civil War (AKA 'The Late Unpleasantness') had photographs.  Before that, nada.  If you want to show film footage, you have to hire actors or historic re-enactors and actually film them.  This is a lot more expensive than setting up your cameras in a pawn shop.   :(
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Re: What little things drive you completely up the wall....?
« Reply #9332 on: October 03, 2012, 06:07:18 PM »
Oh for the days when The History Channel was The Hitler Channel. You didn't learn about anything but WWII, but you learned some interesting things about WWII.

Yet another reason I gave up watching TV on anything but Netflix.

When I lived in the UK there was one Channel we referred to as The War Channel as pretty much every program seemed to be about WW2.
WWII had a LOT of film footage.  WWI had a little, but a lot of what was taken has disintegrated.  Some 19th Century wars, like the US Civil War (AKA 'The Late Unpleasantness') had photographs.  Before that, nada.  If you want to show film footage, you have to hire actors or historic re-enactors and actually film them.  This is a lot more expensive than setting up your cameras in a pawn shop.   :(

But far, FAR worthier.
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Re: What little things drive you completely up the wall....?
« Reply #9333 on: October 03, 2012, 08:58:57 PM »
Pandora internet radio.  I cannot convince it that I do not like The Red Hot Chili Peppers and a few other bands that shall not be named.  I click the do not like every freaking time, then it still plays one of their songs every third or so song.

It's making me crazy.   :P
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« Reply #9334 on: October 03, 2012, 10:51:31 PM »
Pandora internet radio.  I cannot convince it that I do not like The Red Hot Chili Peppers and a few other bands that shall not be named.  I click the do not like every freaking time, then it still plays one of their songs every third or so song.

It's making me crazy.   :P
:o I wish I had that option with the satellite radio in the car.  I can mark certain artists or songs as favorites, and when one of them is upcoming, the radio will play a certain tone and give me the option to switch if I'm not on the right channel.  I'd like to designate certain groups as unfavorites, and have the station automatically switch to a different one so I never have to hear their snarly ungrammatical screeching.
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Re: What little things drive you completely up the wall....?
« Reply #9335 on: October 03, 2012, 10:57:31 PM »
Pandora internet radio.  I cannot convince it that I do not like The Red Hot Chili Peppers and a few other bands that shall not be named.  I click the do not like every freaking time, then it still plays one of their songs every third or so song.

It's making me crazy.   :P

For me, it's Michael Buble. No matter what channel I create, they always suggest Michael Buble. Latin jazz? Michael Buble. 80s metal bands? Michael Buble. Musicals? Michael Buble. French dance pop? Michael $^%# Buble.

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Re: What little things drive you completely up the wall....?
« Reply #9336 on: October 03, 2012, 11:24:57 PM »
One of my FB friends simply cannot type the h in the word 'what' in any of her statuses. 

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Re: What little things drive you completely up the wall....?
« Reply #9337 on: October 03, 2012, 11:41:52 PM »
One of my FB friends simply cannot type the h in the word 'what' in any of her statuses.

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Re: What little things drive you completely up the wall....?
« Reply #9338 on: October 04, 2012, 06:07:32 AM »
I have a sweatshirt which I love however it seems to attract grease like no other item of clothing I own.  I'd just got the last set of spots out when DH was dealing with a roast chicken and somehow managed to ping grease at me and got another spot which hasn't come out in the wash.

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« Reply #9339 on: October 04, 2012, 07:02:24 AM »
Murphy's Law of Clothes:  Thou shalt always spill something messy on a newly cleaned garment.

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« Reply #9340 on: October 04, 2012, 09:08:05 AM »
PSA:  Lestoil, if you can find it, is miraculous for taking out grease spots.  It has worked on spots that were washed and dried!
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Re: What little things drive you completely up the wall....?
« Reply #9341 on: October 04, 2012, 11:01:39 AM »
I like CSPAN on the weekend for history programming. 2 weeks ago, I got to sit on my can and tour the Antietam battlefield while doing it.  Loved it.

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Re: What little things drive you completely up the wall....?
« Reply #9342 on: October 04, 2012, 11:06:33 AM »
Pandora internet radio.  I cannot convince it that I do not like The Red Hot Chili Peppers and a few other bands that shall not be named.  I click the do not like every freaking time, then it still plays one of their songs every third or so song.

It's making me crazy.   :P

For me, it's Michael Buble. No matter what channel I create, they always suggest Michael Buble. Latin jazz? Michael Buble. 80s metal bands? Michael Buble. Musicals? Michael Buble. French dance pop? Michael $^%# Buble.

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Re: What little things drive you completely up the wall....?
« Reply #9343 on: October 04, 2012, 11:30:58 AM »
Talking to my teenage DD.

Last night, her BFF was over.  Suddenly I hear, "Nooo!  No way!  Ohh Emm Gee!" and other exclamations like that, from her room.

When I saw them come out, I asked what happened.  "Nothing", was the answer  ::)

I swear, she's going to grow huge thumbs from three hours of texting over "Nothing". 

(and yes, someone is going to point out that WE did exactly the same to our parents  ::) ;)).



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Re: What little things drive you completely up the wall....?
« Reply #9344 on: October 04, 2012, 12:26:14 PM »
DH is taking a 3 week class in learning how to repair appliances and I get an email from him today telling me to stop using dryer sheets because they're just bad for them.  I'm sure I'll get a more in depth explanation later.

The annoying thing? I just bought a new box of fabric softener sheets. Grr.  I'm going to ask dh "Just how bad? Can I get away with using this last box so I don't waste the money?"
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