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10 minutes ago, Central Belt Caley said:

Neighbours that have assigned parking spaces/drives but park in the communal spaces so they don’t have to walk an extra 5 metres to their front door 

I had something similar. I used to live in a new build that used to be garages next to some high rises.  When the new houses were built they turned the garages into a communal car park for the new builds.  The communal car park of course ended up being used an overflow for the high rises so you had arseholes who would ordinarily use the communal car park parking at 90 degrees behind you, a car width away from the back of my car so you had to do a 146 point turn to get out of your space.

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2 hours ago, Central Belt Caley said:

Neighbours that have assigned parking spaces/drives but park in the communal spaces so they don’t have to walk an extra 5 metres to their front door 

As a subset of this, in my street we have 6 communal parking bays. We have a driveway so don't need them but my wife gets very riled by the fact that two caravans take up these spaces all year round.

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Neighbours that have assigned parking spaces/drives but park in the communal spaces so they don’t have to walk an extra 5 metres to their front door 
When did you change your username Philpy?
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1 hour ago, scottsdad said:

As a subset of this, in my street we have 6 communal parking bays. We have a driveway so don't need them but my wife gets very riled by the fact that two caravans take up these spaces all year round.

I don't think that's allowed. Factor/council call maybe.

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On 29/09/2022 at 13:47, welshbairn said:

The Guardian replies..

 

Arsehole attempt by the Guardian to weasel out of a clear mistake.

Also, taking the "general" (by which is apparently meant 'highly specific") sense, the assertion is still clearly incorrect.

Counterexample: 10 households, 9 paying £100, the other paying £1000. The average in the sense intended is the median: £100; 10% of households pay more than (that) average.

QEb*****dingD

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Morrisons 500m before you get to Shell is consistently 9-10p cheaper. As is the Jet on the way back out of Dundee. f**k knows why anyone uses that Shell garage.
Its the only garage in Dundee with LPG and the fucking LPG pump is out of action.
Shitshow
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Normally with parking issues I'd recommend a petrol bomb but with prices the way they are a hammer and some elbow grease would do the trick. Or take a picture of the offending vehicles, post it on the local Facebook page and a cues them of being peadoor dog thiefs. You're welcome 

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19 minutes ago, Bert Raccoon said:

Normally with parking issues I'd recommend a petrol bomb but with prices the way they are a hammer and some elbow grease would do the trick. Or take a picture of the offending vehicles, post it on the local Facebook page and a cues them of being peadoor dog thiefs. You're welcome 

You're a peadoor.

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9 hours ago, Central Belt Caley said:

Neighbours that have assigned parking spaces/drives but park in the communal spaces so they don’t have to walk an extra 5 metres to their front door 

In a similar vein to people who park in the drop off layby in front of the gym rather than park 10m away in the massive carpark.

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19 hours ago, DiegoDiego said:

The coach outside my window has had the engine idling for over twenty minutes. I'd give him a piece of my mind but I've lost enough of it as it is.

Just had a good chuckle at this. It's a very fine line isn't it. :lol:

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The Spar in the Hilltown has shut down.

Absolutely seething because they did excellent, fresh rolls from a local bakery across the road. 

Have had to settle for average Lidl rolls for my bacon for lunch.

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On 29/09/2022 at 19:38, Granny Danger said:

When I did my O Grades in 1971 there were separate Maths and Arithmetic qualifications.

 

Same here 2 years earlier.

There was Higher Maths, but I don't think there was Higher Arithmetic.

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On 29/09/2022 at 13:49, Bairnardo said:
On 29/09/2022 at 13:47, welshbairn said:
 

"If you take average to mean what average is generally understood to mean...."


This is more a case of the general public misunderstanding the term "average". The term "average" just means a single number which is representative of the overall set of numbers, and the mean and median are both versions of averages. For some reason people have it in their head that "average" = mean.

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