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Sweet Pete last won the day on August 10 2016

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    I am un chien, Andalusia!

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  1. Stevie Clarke with a wonder goal from the stand.
  2. Petty Things That Get On Your Nerves...

    Think of the saddest, most crinegworthy couple you know. Then imagine a Facebook page with both of their names combined. Like, if it were P&B users it might be something like Philpy Skidmarks, for example. There's a P&B user who's guilty of this.
  3. Petty Things That Get On Your Nerves...

    Couples who share a Facebook account. Usually in a shared name. Ultimate sad act c***s.
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    My knees are humped and I'm in my early 30s. Doc told me recently I've got ligament damage in both knees caused by wear and tear. And nine times out of ten the repairs we do are in flats, so I'm always up and down stairs, up and down ladders etc. Murder. f**k going back to building sites though. Working on building sites wa hard enough when I was in my mid 20s. And in the winter thay are miserable places to be. Never doling that again.
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    Swiss detective: "Victim was drugged with fifteen 500 millilitre glasses of beer and a concoction of pomme frites smothered in soft cheese. A note left at the site by the killer reads thus "Crazy Braezy 2k17".
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    Big time. Wrecking your body every day in multiple ways is not a long term plan. Always gives me a shiver when I see the nick of the older guys on sites, still swinging a hammer with arthritic fingers and struggling along with five stone of extra weight and fucked knees. It's a young man's game definitely, and I've made it clear for years now I've no intention of being on the tools past a certain point.
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    Sorry to hear your 5 year permit isn't being renewed, Ross.
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    If I have a professional regret, it's that I ignored my old man's advice at 15 and didn't get a trade. At that time I didn't fancy that line of work and was naturally disinclined to take advice from him. I now work in the construction industry and get along reasonably well without one, but I'd be able to do a bit more on the tools if I'd actually served my time rather than learning as I went over the years. I'm fine with basic joinery, basic plumbing, shit hot at decorating and can do the handyman stuff, but anything beyond that has me stretched. Thankfully, the game I'm in now is reactive maintenance rather than large scale construction projects, so I'm generally OK with my skillset for the work required. When working for myself I do home repairs, painting & decorating and bathroom fitting, with a more skilled partner on the bathrooms for the second fix plumbing and minor electrics, but lately I've been working with a maintenance company owned by a former gaffer of mine so haven't needed to do as much of my own stuff. I can fit wet wall panels and paint houses all day long, but the lack of a proper trade has held me back on jobs occasionally with the more complex stuff. Generally though, the site side of my work is probably only about 40% of it now that I'm not doing solely my own stuff.
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    Not fussed nowadays, but thought I'd have liked it when I was younger. Too late now at any rate.
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    Got you. No, I went to college, but there's nothing particularly specialist about my job. Or if there is, I've learned it purely through in job experience. That applies to both my work in a construction management and on the tools (my job is a bit of both). Reading that back, I might be selling myself a wee bit short there. I suppose the surveying and pricing side of it just seems the norm to me now after almost a decade in the job. It is generally something that people would study rather than learn to do in situ.
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    If you don't know what you're asking me, how am I supposed to? Re: apprentices, yes, that firm did take them on. They would advertise in that case for an apprentice electrician, for example. If you're advertising for a time served, qualified specialist, you're not going to say "sure, in ye come" to a chancer with no skills or experience in the role just because they replied to the ad. Some jobs, like it or not, require a specific training to achieve the relevant level of ability. You can't apply for a job as a heart surgeon when your experience is that you work as a postman and then say "I just want them to give me a chance".
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    Not sure what you're asking me. No. Why?
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    "Big Falkirk fan, 'come on the Bairns!'" is going to take some beating. Might as well put "not a qualified gyneacologist, but happy to take a look" or "fond of the ol' noncing" on your CV.
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    How dare you?! My gammies are exceptional. And she's a fatty. Like, a pure fatty. Not just a wee bit chubby or that. Fatty bombatty.