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Spark_Heal

Completely Average High School Student
I'm not a royalist but my mum is very shocked to say the least. It's going to be strange really, she has been there on my money all my life.
Yeah it's going to be surreal to say the least.

I've got family matters that have put me in an anxious mood and this being the topic of every conversation for the next two weeks is probably going to be really stressful. But it'll be fine.
 

Anime1977

Magical Girl
I've found a concerning lump on angel's tail.its hard and I'm worried that it may be some form of cancer it feels like it's on the bone. she going to the vet on Monday to get her nails trimmed so I'll tell the vet about it.
 

RadFemHedonist

Dragon Knight
I've found a concerning lump on angel's tail.its hard and I'm worried that it may be some form of cancer it feels like it's on the bone. she going to the vet on Monday to get her nails trimmed so I'll tell the vet about it.

I really hope she will be alright and that you will be alright too :confused:
❤️

Hope everyone is doing well, whether you are a royalist or not.

Thanks for asking, me and my mum are alright, though I'm not really a royalist (more of a "not really sure anyone should have that kind of power and money whether royalty or politician" type) it is a bit sad and certainly a change, but I guess given the queen's age it was not all that surprising that she passed away. I do feel for her family. And I have to smile at learning yesterday that she enjoyed making jam, something I would likely be dabbling in if my diabetes didn't prevent me from being able to enjoy the fruits of my labour :)
 

ayase

State Alchemist
All credit to Lizzie, I think having to get out of your sick bed to meet Liz Truss might have finished anyone off. RIPIP, she was after all a human being, as least as far as we know.

Very end of an era stuff though, eh? I'm thinking about all the everyday things like stamps, coins, banknotes, even the new passport I just received that references "Her Majesty", Lizzie has been the literal face of the nation for the entire lives of most people alive. I have very mixed feelings about the monarchy, it's absolutely undemocratic (but then not really any more so than our oligarchical, corrupt, nepotistic "democracy", maybe even less so) but then what would replace it, some no-name President who is just as much of a waste of taxpayers’ money but without any of the history or tradition? Could anyone tell me (without Google’s help) who Germany’s pointless ceremonial President is? I couldn’t. I think overall, there are definite pluses of having a non-political head of state and, certain dubious choices of company aside, I have always kind of liked Charlie.
 

RadFemHedonist

Dragon Knight
Which of these shirt designs do people here think is the best? Trying to pick out my Dad's Christmas gift (yes it's a bit early but I wanna get it while there are lots of design options available) :)
 

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Which of these shirt designs do people here think is the best? Trying to pick out my Dad's Christmas gift (yes it's a bit early but I wanna get it while there are lots of design options available) :)
Love meself a good t-shirt!! I'd go for top left for that splash of colour on a black background. Or top right if he prefers less colour I guess... Very subjective topic I guess heh
 

RadFemHedonist

Dragon Knight
Love meself a good t-shirt!! I'd go for top left for that splash of colour on a black background. Or top right if he prefers less colour I guess... Very subjective topic I guess heh

In the end I decided to just ask dad as he doesn't mind "spoilers" for gifts and he said he likes the one I've attached to this post the most so that's the one I'll be getting for him (plus I needed to ask his size for T-shirts so that would have been a pretty big clue anyway!) He seems happy with my choice of present (he's a pagan birdwatcher so it seemed a good pick!) :)
 

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Shadow Cat

Stand User
Has anyone used a Pro controller, Power A controller and Xbox One controller?

I find the Power A Controller joysticks to feel a little too small, light moving with a long travel

While a Xbox Series S controller feels a bit firmer, thumb stays on and it just feels better to use

Before I buy a new controller, are the joysticks on the Pro Controller closer to the Xbox or Power A ones?
 

D1tchd1gger

Baka Ranger
Damn, just thought I'd check eBay for an update on my order and discovered it's arrived today at the Argos in the Sainsbury's I work from whilst I was out on my run! No notification from the app, unlike when it notified me that it had been sent!
My Gmail has stopped notifications (unless my phone is plugged in) for some reason, so I didn't get the email either. And I'm not working tomorrow (today) and I don't want to waste petrol just for that, so it'll be sitting there till Friday!
 

Anime1977

Magical Girl
I still can't find a none ti 3070 8gig for under £500 and retailers are still price gouging them so its not only scalpers who selling them for over the £469 RRP
 

Anime1977

Magical Girl
I really hope she will be alright and that you will be alright too :confused:
❤️



Thanks for asking, me and my mum are alright, though I'm not really a royalist (more of a "not really sure anyone should have that kind of power and money whether royalty or politician" type) it is a bit sad and certainly a change, but I guess given the queen's age it was not all that surprising that she passed away. I do feel for her family. And I have to smile at learning yesterday that she enjoyed making jam, something I would likely be dabbling in if my diabetes didn't prevent me from being able to enjoy the fruits of my labour :)
Good news Angel is fine.
 

Eternal chibi

Dandy Guy, in Space
I've enjoyed my little long weekend away from the chaos of real life on Jersey.

Sadly all good things come to an end as I fly back home tomorrow, weather has been excellent this weekend
I was thinking about Jersey on Friday, I was curious what it is like

I imagine, that you just chill there, and enjoy a british lifestyle except it has much better weather. That sounds quite appealing

It is on my list for sure. But I think Ireland has to be next, before that
 

RadFemHedonist

Dragon Knight
OMG, I went to those little islands off the coast of the UK when I was in my late teens for a two-week holiday and it was utterly magical I've never forgotten it... there were little fishies and a couple of crabs gently kissing me as I floated in the water with my hands on the shallows of the ocean floor and there were forest gardens and I saw a jellyfish :)
 

Kite

Stand User
I was thinking about Jersey on Friday, I was curious what it is like

I imagine, that you just chill there, and enjoy a british lifestyle except it has much better weather. That sounds quite appealing

It is on my list for sure. But I think Ireland has to be next, before that

It is very much a more relaxed pace of life, although the tourist hotspots can get busy at times. Walking through St Helier town centre yesterday around 9:30 was very spooky in nearly everything being closed due to the funeral, thankfully the buses were still running (all be it a Sunday service) to allow me to visit a couple places which remained open (Devil's Hole on the north coast & La Corbière lighthouse, although sadly the tide was in so I couldn't walk across the causeway).

Back home and getting ready to return to normal tomorrow, ready to play catch-up most likely.
 

demonix

Hunter
UK Prices for the new gen of GPUs from Nvidia.

RTX 4090 £1679

RTX 4080 16GB £1269

RTX 4080 12GB £949

Go touch grass Nvidia. these prices are ridiculous.
And that is probably less then what OEMs will be charging for their versions.
But then EVGA did recently decide to not sell anymore GPUs beyond the 30 series cards.
 
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