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Old 06-26-2015, 05:20 PM   #1
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What's making you feel smug today?

You may have seen that another Dweller has pointed out that a strike has interrupted ferry services between My Island Home and the Big Island today.
I was planning to go to a music rehearsal which meant that I had booked a ferry trip with the car for this evening (strike day). As soon as I heard the first mention of the strike date I changed the booking to yesterday instead. I later heard that the ferry company were not taking bookings for strike day or the two previous days (overtime ban in place for those days), but I had acted so quickly that I don't even think the guy who took my changed booking realised that the strike date had been agreed.
As a result of the extra gratuitous day on the Big Island Mr Limey and I was friends and got a few things done. But mostly I feel smug.
PS: strike is for one day only and will not affect anyone's Birthday Bonanza Trips. Honest.


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Old 06-26-2015, 05:47 PM   #2
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Old 06-26-2015, 08:37 PM   #3
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After seeing the video of the ferry sliding into Ardrossan like it was second base at Yankee Stadium, I think they deserve every penny they can get.
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Old 02-10-2018, 09:58 PM   #4
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taxes done.
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Old 02-10-2018, 11:45 PM   #5
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Filed (and paid) mine 3 weeks ago. Just waiting for the penalty bill from the IRS.
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