THE MODERN PHONE BOX

Discussion in 'Motorhome Chat' started by Big bus man, Nov 12, 2015.

  1. Big bus man

    Big bus man

    Joined:
    Sep 20, 2015
    Messages:
    344
    Likes Received:
    615
    Location:
    Crawley
    Just a wayward observation, I am working here earning the money so I can maintain our MP's standard of living so they can live on those big houses and drive Jaguars. In the good old days men in the production industry would go to the toilet with a newspaper hidden under their overalls, emerging 20 minutes later ready to voice their opinions on how the country is being run or who's fault it was when the trains were running late. I knew a bloke that on the stroke of 11am every day without fail would grab his paper and loose himself for a whole hour and nobody said a thing, this went on for 10 years :mad:, anyway back to point, why today do people take their phones into the toilet with them!! :rolleyes:.
     
  2. busby

    busby Funster

    Joined:
    Aug 18, 2011
    Messages:
    3,309
    Likes Received:
    3,130
    Location:
    derbys
    Because they believe they are so important that The World would stop if they could not be contacted at once,,,,same for all the sad people who walk along our city streets with their phones held out in front of themselves not looking where they are going,,,BUSBY:):):):)
     
    • Like Like x 4
  3. Jaws

    Jaws Funster Life Member

    Joined:
    Sep 26, 2008
    Messages:
    18,327
    Likes Received:
    21,575
    Location:
    Narrfoook
    More to the point, why can't folk ( and I include myself in this ! ) stand still when taking a call ?
    I must wear out more shoes pacing up and down while on the fone than at any other time !
     
    • Like Like x 7
  4. Techno

    Techno Funster Life Member

    Joined:
    Jul 28, 2010
    Messages:
    13,847
    Likes Received:
    14,495
    Location:
    Leeds the one up North
    It's all the gesticulation that makes me laugh as though the other party can see it :LOL: especially giving directions :ROFLMAO:
     
    • Like Like x 5
  5. mariner

    mariner Funster Life Member

    Joined:
    Nov 21, 2013
    Messages:
    1,284
    Likes Received:
    3,798
    Location:
    Isle of Dogs, but mostly Artola Spain.
    'Cos if you leave outside it'll get nicked!!!!


    :cooler:
     
    • Like Like x 4
  6. Lenny HB

    Lenny HB Funster

    Joined:
    Oct 18, 2007
    Messages:
    5,216
    Likes Received:
    5,013
    Location:
    West Sussex
    To play games when doing a No.2:)
     
    • Like Like x 1
  7. CWH

    CWH Funster Life Member

    Joined:
    Jan 29, 2014
    Messages:
    2,681
    Likes Received:
    10,042
    Location:
    under a wand'rin' star
    "I'm on the train....." :mad:
    "I'm on the toilet....." :confused:
     
    • Like Like x 3
  8. mitzimad

    mitzimad Funster

    Joined:
    Jan 28, 2008
    Messages:
    2,962
    Likes Received:
    3,300
    Location:
    walthamstow east london
  9. campa cola

    campa cola Funster

    Joined:
    Oct 5, 2012
    Messages:
    2,802
    Likes Received:
    5,647
    Location:
    Weegeland
    A bit of music helps with the flow.....
     
  10. mickyc

    mickyc Read Only Funster

    Joined:
    Nov 30, 2009
    Messages:
    566
    Likes Received:
    2,013
    Location:
    Spain/Portugal
    That's why they're called "mobile phones" - it's funny when you see someone who was sat at a desk, jump to their feet and start pacing around. :call:
     
  11. FIDGET

    FIDGET Funster

    Joined:
    May 7, 2011
    Messages:
    2,867
    Likes Received:
    5,952
    Location:
    Isle of Wight
     
  12. pappajohn

    pappajohn Funster Life Member

    Joined:
    Aug 26, 2007
    Messages:
    29,443
    Likes Received:
    16,872
    Location:
    YO11 2BD
    Because they are answering the CALL of nature.
     
    • Like Like x 2
  13. pappajohn

    pappajohn Funster Life Member

    Joined:
    Aug 26, 2007
    Messages:
    29,443
    Likes Received:
    16,872
    Location:
    YO11 2BD
    Its called 'doing the phonewalk'

    If you ask someone just where they walked and for how long they wouldnt have a clue.
     
    • Like Like x 1
  14. Techno

    Techno Funster Life Member

    Joined:
    Jul 28, 2010
    Messages:
    13,847
    Likes Received:
    14,495
    Location:
    Leeds the one up North
    I compose some of my best replies direct from the Khazi
     
  15. GeebeeJaybee

    GeebeeJaybee

    Joined:
    May 28, 2015
    Messages:
    293
    Likes Received:
    346
    Location:
    St Helens
    Last week I got home from work and decided to have a bath. I dont normally have my phone on my person (it lives in my handbag) unless I have been on a building site. This fateful evening it was in my trouser pocket completely forgotten about. I ran the bath, started to strip off and my phone flew out of my trouser pocket, hit the sink and plopped into the bath!
    Despite 4 days in a bowl of rice in the airing cupboard it is dead (although it smells nice!). Luckily it is a work phone and insured.

    Don't take your phone in the bathroom!
     
    • Like Like x 3
  16. Big bus man

    Big bus man

    Joined:
    Sep 20, 2015
    Messages:
    344
    Likes Received:
    615
    Location:
    Crawley
    GeebeeJaybee........You stripped off..........you plopped in the bath!!
    That's all we needed to know thanks :lipssealed:(y)
     
    • Like Like x 2
  17. rangitira

    rangitira Funster

    Joined:
    Jun 30, 2010
    Messages:
    6,255
    Likes Received:
    12,391
    Location:
    Cornwall
    Sitting in reception of a tyre company yesterday, a young mother was fixsated with her phone trawling thro messages and texting while her young, about 2-3 year old, son was trying to get her attention "Mum mummy mum" she completely ignored the little fella, in the end he came over to me to show me his "Zoo Book". we had quite a conversation about a lion and a zebra:clap2:, a lot of uhhs deres and ooks were said:doh::laughing::wink:
     
    • Like Like x 6
  18. CWH

    CWH Funster Life Member

    Joined:
    Jan 29, 2014
    Messages:
    2,681
    Likes Received:
    10,042
    Location:
    under a wand'rin' star
    Well done Rangi (y)
     
    • Like Like x 3
  19. makems

    makems Funster Life Member

    Joined:
    Sep 23, 2011
    Messages:
    2,615
    Likes Received:
    10,674
    Location:
    Ingleby Barwick,,Teesside
    I worked for a while at Reyrolle Switchgear in Hebburn (long gone) which at the time employed thousands and the unions ruled the roost.
    There is a story about one of the shop floor workers returning to work after the lunch break collapsing and rolling around on the ground just outside the gatehouse. His mate stopped and asked him what was wrong.
    "I'm really dying to go the toilet" he said
    "Well why don't you just go then?" His mate asked
    "What? In my own time?"
     
    • Like Like x 5
  20. DanielFord

    DanielFord Funster

    Joined:
    Jun 1, 2013
    Messages:
    2,189
    Likes Received:
    2,482
    Location:
    Surrey
    This made me laugh, in my line of work we quite often use remote connection software so that we can remotely control our client's screen and guide them. Today whilst helping someone, I found myself pointing at my screen whilst saying "look, it's just here!" I guess I am just getting too old :D
     
    • Like Like x 4
Loading...

Share This Page