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Re: The funny side of lockdown
« Reply #18 on: Saturday 23 May 20 14:16 BST (UK) »
Since it will soon be summer and thereís another heatwave coming

should we look out our shorts or just cut the legs off our pyjamas ?  ;D

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Re: The funny side of lockdown
« Reply #19 on: Saturday 23 May 20 15:23 BST (UK) »
  I have a printed out version of the U.S. piece that was circulating in 2000! :D. I have another from about the same time which will not offend anyone. The premise is that Sony decided to put a human, Japanese face on the rather brusque computer error messages and use the haiku form. One or two of them still spring to mind occasionally!
   I will add one set, and if that is OK, I will put some more. They are in picture form as I have photographed the original sheet.
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Re: The funny side of lockdown
« Reply #20 on: Saturday 23 May 20 17:10 BST (UK) »
Since it will soon be summer and thereís another heatwave coming

should we look out our shorts or just cut the legs off our pyjamas ?  ;D

Since thereís a good chance that last summers shorts wonít fit, because we all know how chocolate shrinks your clothes; just lop the legs off the jim jams, itíll be quicker and far less stressful  ;D ;D >:(
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Re: The funny side of lockdown
« Reply #21 on: Saturday 23 May 20 17:38 BST (UK) »
I couldn't resist adding this  ;D

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Re: The funny side of lockdown
« Reply #22 on: Saturday 23 May 20 17:39 BST (UK) »
Sorry it came out too large

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Re: The funny side of lockdown
« Reply #23 on: Saturday 23 May 20 18:15 BST (UK) »
Brilliant a-l! Thank you.
How do these people think such things up. Very witty.
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Re: The funny side of lockdown
« Reply #24 on: Saturday 23 May 20 18:32 BST (UK) »
Brilliant a-l! Thank you.
How do these people think such things up. Very witty.


 ;D I have a few but daren't post incase they come out as large as that one.

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Re: The funny side of lockdown
« Reply #25 on: Saturday 23 May 20 18:44 BST (UK) »
I have that problem also - in that I never really know how large an attachment will appear.

I have discovered that you can reduce the size - I have a 'resize' option under the 'Edit' heading. Having said that, I am technically inept - and if I were to use that (although I have occasionally) -- I always imagine the attachment will appear as the size of a postage stamp.
West Yorks; ---- Illingworth, Marshall, Muffit/Muffett/Murfitt, Barber, Sanderson, Townend, Barraclough, Lister -- and lots more. Locations mainly in Birstall parish - Hartshead-- Drighlington --Adwalton --Mirfield - Heckmondwike --Kippax - Sherburn in Elmet.

Ireland ------Cleary, Whelan - Nenagh.
Dowling - Monasterevin
Daly - Westmeath

Lancashire ---- Smith from Alston , Johnson and Fairclough---- Tarleton and loads more from Tarleton and Accrington areas.

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Re: The funny side of lockdown
« Reply #26 on: Saturday 23 May 20 18:51 BST (UK) »
When you resize, go for a picture that's about 500 to 600 pixels wide; a bit more if detail is important.  [For reference, my avatar is 150 pixels wide].
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