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What's the best advice you've ever received?

Postby danny1 » Mon Aug 31, 2015 5:36 pm

What's the best advice you've ever received?
Who from and in what context?
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Re: What's the best advice you've ever received?

Postby JayP » Mon Aug 31, 2015 7:30 pm

Whatever you do don't get her pregnant.

From my old man when I was dating a slapper ! :lol:
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Re: What's the best advice you've ever received?

Postby buttholesurfer » Tue Sep 01, 2015 5:27 am

If you can't afford it...don't buy it.

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Re: What's the best advice you've ever received?

Postby Philshoz » Tue Sep 01, 2015 6:51 am

Always give a firm handshake when greeting someone, it shows confidence.

Passed that on to my brother when he joined the army, he's now a Lieutenant Colonel, very proud of him.
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Re: What's the best advice you've ever received?

Postby ATTMFKH » Tue Sep 01, 2015 3:03 pm

When you're going through hell, keep going ............. attributable to Churchill, although that is debateable - always springs to mind when I'm bang up against it - either in life, the ocean, work etc.
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Re: What's the best advice you've ever received?

Postby danny1 » Tue Sep 01, 2015 3:47 pm

Liking these keep em coming. Life lessons.
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Re: What's the best advice you've ever received?

Postby Kamikaze » Tue Sep 01, 2015 7:47 pm

if something is not working, before you touch/fiddle with anything take a good long look.

thanks dad. works for cars, computers, lawn mowers etc. not women though unfortunately.
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Re: What's the best advice you've ever received?

Postby buttholesurfer » Wed Sep 02, 2015 7:44 am

If it's to good to be true...it usually is!

Father , when I nearly bought my first car.
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Re: What's the best advice you've ever received?

Postby ATTMFKH » Wed Sep 02, 2015 8:39 am

Measure twice , cut once :wink:
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Re: What's the best advice you've ever received?

Postby Philshoz » Wed Sep 02, 2015 9:12 am

^^^^^ J :roll:
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Re: What's the best advice you've ever received?

Postby Chris F » Wed Sep 02, 2015 9:24 am

My grandfather gave me some sound advice;

Money spent on a good quality amplifier is money well spent.
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Re: What's the best advice you've ever received?

Postby Chris F » Wed Sep 02, 2015 9:24 am

Always buy the best you can afford / buy cheap buy twice.
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Re: What's the best advice you've ever received?

Postby majordom » Thu Sep 03, 2015 9:18 am

choose once choose wisely

cheap is dear

never wipe your arse with a broken bottle

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Re: What's the best advice you've ever received?

Postby ATTMFKH » Thu Sep 03, 2015 10:58 am

Kids - My old boss (who died way too early) told me 'blink and your kids are in Primary School, blink and they're leaving Secondary School'

Too true , way too fast.
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Re: What's the best advice you've ever received?

Postby Philchapman » Thu Sep 03, 2015 11:17 am

So was his advice 'blink', or 'don't blink'? :? :-)
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Re: What's the best advice you've ever received?

Postby Philshoz » Thu Sep 03, 2015 12:03 pm

This will go against loads of you but I would say don't have kids. (no regrets from me and Mrs Shoz)

I'm experiencing first hand how they can ruin your life. Both brother and sister-in-law have adopted in the last two years, jeez, how their lives have changed.... :shock: :shock: :shock:
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Re: What's the best advice you've ever received?

Postby Philchapman » Thu Sep 03, 2015 12:27 pm

The same for me Phil. Into room 101 they go... :lol:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xWHUSkzQ7a4
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Re: What's the best advice you've ever received?

Postby Leedsol » Thu Sep 03, 2015 1:18 pm

Philshoz wrote:This will go against loads of you but I would say don't have kids. (no regrets from me and Mrs Shoz)

I'm experiencing first hand how they can ruin your life. Both brother and sister-in-law have adopted in the last two years, jeez, how their lives have changed.... :shock: :shock: :shock:


That's why your probably a cantakerous old twat Phil moaning about loss of stoke or fitness or aches as you have in the past. You're too self-involved and have no other focus. I had them at 39 after saying never have them and they're riddiculous fun.

Sure some surf trips might be missed if you have lack of carers etc but hey ho. I'm gutted that they've started school today.

The Room 101 clip is funny though. I refuse to take my kids to any organised activities - swimming, sport as I disagree with the monetising of it all. They come on walks in the country, beach.
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Re: What's the best advice you've ever received?

Postby Philshoz » Thu Sep 03, 2015 2:34 pm

Leedsol wrote:[

That's why your probably a cantakerous old twat Phil moaning about loss of stoke or fitness or aches as you have in the past. You're too self-involved and have no other focus.


Guilty as charged.... :wink:

We have 13 nieces and nephews, that's enough for us.

*edit: this thread is about advice, so I would say think long and very hard before having children*
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Re: What's the best advice you've ever received?

Postby danny1 » Thu Sep 03, 2015 2:35 pm

ATTMFKH wrote:Kids - My old boss (who died way too early) told me 'blink and your kids are in Primary School, blink and they're leaving Secondary School'

Too true , way too fast.


yeh but how to you slow it down? I have tried to stay in the moment with the kids...and i do...but it still flys by.
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Re: What's the best advice you've ever received?

Postby Chris F » Fri Sep 04, 2015 8:19 am

danny1 wrote:
ATTMFKH wrote:Kids - My old boss (who died way too early) told me 'blink and your kids are in Primary School, blink and they're leaving Secondary School'

Too true , way too fast.


yeh but how to you slow it down? I have tried to stay in the moment with the kids...and i do...but it still flys by.


I've got loads of friends who say "I can't wait until they...." but living in the moment is all too true. Take time every day to live in their world. I try and get some video of them doing something at least noce a month, more precious than photos.

I'm also disappointed no-one liked my "sound advice" joke.
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Re: What's the best advice you've ever received?

Postby buttholesurfer » Sat Sep 05, 2015 5:54 am

Punch first...ask questions later!

I kid you not, my grandfather.
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Re: What's the best advice you've ever received?

Postby roberdy » Mon Sep 07, 2015 12:52 pm

hope is not a management tool...
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Re: What's the best advice you've ever received?

Postby insideout » Fri Sep 11, 2015 4:05 am

If the rivers red, take the dirt track
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Re: What's the best advice you've ever received?

Postby thechimp » Sun Sep 13, 2015 11:43 pm

FIRST TURN OF THE SCREW CANCELS ALL DEBTS
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Re: What's the best advice you've ever received?

Postby Philchapman » Mon Sep 14, 2015 6:47 pm

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Re: What's the best advice you've ever received?

Postby Philchapman » Tue Oct 13, 2015 10:28 am

"It doesn't matter how many times you piss in your wetsuit, just don't ever, ever, crap in in, not even 'a little bit', thinking that it will just stay put until you get out of the water. It won't". - Mike Slater (R.I.P.).
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Re: What's the best advice you've ever received?

Postby Dorset_Dude » Thu Nov 19, 2015 9:19 am

From your 1st ever pay packet put 10% into a savings account, as your career progresses and your salaries increase keep putting 10% away. You don't notice it, but you will be amazed at how much of a nest egg you can build. This was told to me by a self made millionaire!!!!

Did I do it...no...do I regret not doing it...yes!!! :lol:
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Re: What's the best advice you've ever received?

Postby tootes » Sat Nov 21, 2015 7:20 pm

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Re: What's the best advice you've ever received?

Postby Leedsol » Sun Nov 22, 2015 1:07 am

^^^^^Surely you've nicked the above post from an Alan Partridge script
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