When the other half goes away

in reality, all of this has been a total load of old bollocks
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When the other half goes away

Postby KeithPratt » 30 Nov 2018, 17:02

My wife has taken herself and my boy to the Cotswolds to see a friend for the weekend.

I’m eating crisps, playing Red Dead Redemption 2 and drinking beer. Seeing a mate for more booze tonight and then off to another friend tomorrow for more booze and boardgames all night.

What do you do when your significant other is away?

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Re: When the other half goes away

Postby clive gash » 30 Nov 2018, 17:04

Skype ‘skope :)
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Re: When the other half goes away

Postby sloopjohnc » 30 Nov 2018, 17:27

I used to enjoy it for about 15 minutes and then started missing all the noise and disruption.

I watched lots more sports and listened to music a lot louder.
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Re: When the other half goes away

Postby Belle Lettre » 30 Nov 2018, 22:34

Watch Musketeers
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Re: When the other half goes away

Postby Count Machuki » 30 Nov 2018, 22:51

sloopjohnc wrote:I used to enjoy it for about 15 minutes and then started missing all the noise and disruption.

I watched lots more sports and listened to music a lot louder.


Substitute MST3K for sports and that's pretty much my week so far.

I wish they'd hurry up and come home.
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Re: When the other half goes away

Postby Polishgirl » 30 Nov 2018, 23:13

It's usually me that's off on travels. But, basically, being home alone involves increased cat wrangling, trashy TV programmes ( preferably involving debt collectors, botched plastic surgery or American drag queens ), and an overindulgence in 80s pop.
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Re: When the other half goes away

Postby Snarfyguy » 30 Nov 2018, 23:17

READ.
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Re: When the other half goes away

Postby Count Machuki » 01 Dec 2018, 00:15

Count Machuki wrote:
MST3K*


The best part is seeing goldwax's name in the credits.
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Re: When the other half goes away

Postby bobzilla77 » 01 Dec 2018, 00:15

Rock music on the TV! Pull out some DVDs we haven't seen in a while! Maybe rewatch Taxi Driver and random South Park episodes. Binge a show she doesn't like. And Yoshinoya Beef Bowl for dinner every night.
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Re: When the other half goes away

Postby harvey k-tel » 01 Dec 2018, 00:30

Watch porn jerk off and eat chips.
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Re: When the other half goes away

Postby sloopjohnc » 01 Dec 2018, 14:51

harvey k-tel wrote:Watch porn jerk off and eat chips.


Well, yeah, but that's pretty much a given.
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Re: When the other half goes away

Postby Six String » 01 Dec 2018, 18:39

harvey k-tel wrote:Watch porn jerk off and eat chips.


Avoid cheetos or your, um, erm parts will look like Donald Trump.

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Re: When the other half goes away

Postby Flower » 02 Dec 2018, 13:23

Load up on baked and catered treats, binge watch Britcoms and Antiques Road Trip, tell the cats that they like me best. I do leave him some treats. Alone time can be fun.
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Re: When the other half goes away

Postby Minnie the Minx » 26 Oct 2019, 02:37

Eat chip butties, spend a fiver at Goodwill and enjoy leaving the tops off every damn bottle in the house.
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