😠 The Little Annoyances Of Everyday Life

:angry: The Little Annoyances Of Everyday Life
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#3684

Think I probably posted this elsewhere before, but when I was at my mums over Xmas, she got genuinely upset at me for swearing at Alexa.

:man_facepalming:


#3685

I don’t use any more amazon stuff than I have to, but I regularly call cortana a fucking cunt.


#3686

3 days of winds dust and 43C hot dry air blowing in from the west here. Thought summer was over ffs.
And now worrying if I need to get a flu shot before I fly on a certain airline…


#3687

Shocked and surprised Lewis…you really shouldn’t abuse domestic staff. :rage:


#3688

Aeroflot are doing some cheap flights…had your Novachok booster jab yet? :lou_wink_2:


#3689

People get upset when I walk into their houses, notice an Alexa, and say “Alexa, turn yourself off”

Hate them!!


#3690

I used to call my old Cortina the same when it broke down.


#3691

We have one of the Google home devices which the Duchess likes to use. It seems to change between an English accent and an American accent, which i find strange. Would any of you fine people know why this is?

I don’t really use it, but it seems fun, although i’m thinking of getting a small one for the bedroom and asking it to wake me up by reading erotic fiction.


#3692

The trials of Alexa - part 2

Cb: Hows my commute this morning

Alexa: Its a bit sluggish, it is currently taking approximately 28 minutes

CB: Bugger, better get a move on

80 minutes later CB arrives at the office.

A bit fucking sluggish??? Alexa and I are gong to have words tonight.


#3693

Sack her off, it’s the humane thing to do…


#3694

Considering it.

There are now two females in the house that wont listen to me.

How the fuck have I ended up being in third place in a two person household


#3695

Genuinely don’t understand why anyone would trust any Alexa/Google thing in their homes? There’s enough data gathering as it is.


#3696

#3697

Interesting point. I’m not being flippant, but it seems to get used primarily for setting timers for cooking food, what cricket / football scores are current, weather reports and tuning into radio on a weekend, in my house. However, i am a total tech bozo, so I don’t understand all it can do. But if it hears the conversations Mrs N and I have about a) her sister in law, b) my sister c) the neighbour two doors down and d) Donald Trump and repeats them at the wrong time, we’ll be in the doghouse alright.


#3698

If Jeff Bezos wants to listen in to me and the Ayatollah squabbling, then he can fill his boots


#3699

Industry awards events.

Everyone knows the entries are fabricated / gongs paid for by sponsoring the event.

The food is normally awful, entertainment is usually a 2nd rate comedian/ comedienne, you have to be there to entertain your “guests” and schmooze with people you actively dislike in your industry & worst of all your boss laughs when he says he can’t go and no I can’t opt out…

:lou_angry:


#3700

I also delegate these things. I like choosing the person who has never been before and watching them get all excited at the prospect only to come in the following day with an accusing look on their face as if to say you stitched them up. I also enjoy watching them try to avoid all contact with me in the month leading up to the following year’s event.


#3701

Simple, get absolutely smashed, call all your “guests” Bletch’s favourite word, also make some inappropriate non-PC jokes.

Your boss will never ask you to go again.


#3702

We were both supposed to go because “really important” clients were going and he didn’t want drunken kids to fuck things up. Clearly not that important then…


#3703

He’s obviously not seen any of your posts here then. :lou_eyes_to_sky: