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>> No. 1993 Anonymous
7th September 2015
Monday 1:40 pm
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I can't get enough of this chap's videos... Simply brilliant in every way.


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P73REgj-3UE
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>> No. 2026 Anonymous
10th September 2015
Thursday 11:36 pm
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>>2025
I'd imagine you'd have a very hard time being an autistic caveman.
>> No. 2027 Anonymous
11th September 2015
Friday 12:15 am
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>>2026
How? I'd assume that they would make the best kind of cavemen.
>> No. 2028 Anonymous
11th September 2015
Friday 12:25 am
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>>2027
I agree. We didn't reach the top of the global food chain by having powerful muscles or sharp claws. We're the autists of the animal kingdom.
>> No. 2029 Anonymous
12th September 2015
Saturday 1:12 am
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>>2010
>The whole "survivalist," going out in the woods is a male thing. Never ever seen, heard or read about women doing it.
i'm a little bit into this (Bloke here). Done stuff like watched loads of youtube videos on how to make a bow in caveman conditions (and taken archery lessons), bought and read the SAS survival guide, taken archery lessons...my keyring has a flint and scraper on it just in case I'm ever dumped in the wilderness etc.

The Mrs knows I'm into this but she isn't herself. I asked her, "What would you do if the shit hit the fan?" And she said "I'd come and find you and see what you were going to do."

I then asked her "What if I wasn't here, wouldn't you be fucked? You don't know anything about trying to live off your the land and your wits."

She then laughed and said "I'd be fine, I have a vagina." Implying she would just find the nearest man and latch onto him for survival.

Women folks.

It is a pretty damn good vagina though. And she can cook.
>> No. 2030 Anonymous
12th September 2015
Saturday 2:38 am
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>>2029

They make 'em of tougher stuff in Germany.


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dkEmnjmelo8

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>> No. 1977 Anonymous
31st August 2015
Monday 7:59 pm
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Help me please. I have an infestation of slugs in my bedroom. I live at ground floor, with a small garden in front. Every morning I found mucus trails every goddamn where. I tried putting insecticide, pouring salt all around the window, taking everything even remotely edible out of the room. Nothing goddamn works. No help is coming from the landlord, he's a CENSORED and he does not care about you unless you are a fellow CENSORED.
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>> No. 1985 Anonymous
31st August 2015
Monday 9:43 pm
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>>1984
If his landlord is a Joe then it's a very real possibility.
>> No. 1986 Anonymous
1st September 2015
Tuesday 6:44 am
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>>1984

Not in fetid squalor, but the house is quite damp.
>> No. 1988 Anonymous
1st September 2015
Tuesday 8:51 pm
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>>1977
Lad, I speak as one of the resident vegans which means you need to heed my words carefully and consider the moral context I give you them. POISON THE FUCKERS.

Give no quarter. I too have suffered from a similar plague in a rented house. Your first problem is that the house you're in is damp and that is attracting them. A bottle of poison such as I show here is about £4 from B&Q or other home/garden/DIY store. Spread it about outside your house in the back garden near the doors, windows and near any holes you can find.

Poison is the only way. You'll never win, but you can at least control the problem and stop them breeding, slightly. Salt, copper, all the rest of it is pissing in the wind.
>> No. 1991 Anonymous
2nd September 2015
Wednesday 1:28 am
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>>1981
You lookin' to jive?
>> No. 1992 Anonymous
2nd September 2015
Wednesday 11:35 am
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>>1988

Thanks, mate.

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>> No. 1950 Anonymous
24th August 2015
Monday 8:22 am
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So my toilet seat keeps falling down. I read online that you can remove the screws and move the seat forwards to prevent it happening. I'm not sure that applies to this case. Any ideas?
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>> No. 1972 Anonymous
24th August 2015
Monday 7:29 pm
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>>1971
You got mugged mate. You could have used opentoiletmap.org for free.
>> No. 1973 Anonymous
24th August 2015
Monday 7:29 pm
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Several of my mates have (or in the past have had) toilet seats that don't stay up.

It's a five minute job to permanently fix, vs. having to hold the thing up and stand at a weird angle every single time you take a piss.

It's such an obvious choice, I just don't understand.
>> No. 1974 Anonymous
24th August 2015
Monday 7:43 pm
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>>1973
You need better friends.
>> No. 1975 Anonymous
25th August 2015
Tuesday 1:15 am
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>>1973
>It's such an obvious choice, I just don't understand.

one could say...

They are taking the piss.
>> No. 1976 Anonymous
25th August 2015
Tuesday 5:34 am
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>>1951
>In your case you would take the fixings, turn them 180 degrees so the bit sticking up is at the front, and reattach the seat there.

Ok, I'll try that.

>Or you could just stop leaving the seat up when you're done.
It's not that. It falls down mid-stream as >>1952 alludes to.

>>1973
Would you suggest the same as >>1951

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>> No. 1944 Anonymous
9th August 2015
Sunday 12:13 am
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b60OZhrTB6o

50 quid on ebay.
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>> No. 1945 Anonymous
9th August 2015
Sunday 12:27 am
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That's cool but also totally useless to pretty much everyone who doesn't live in a third world country, warzone, or is Bear Grylls.

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>> No. 1891 Anonymous
30th May 2015
Saturday 4:02 am
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Is it ok to put matt varnish on top of gloss?

I want to save a bit of money by using some gloss varnish that I already have as the first coat and just buy enough matt for the topcoat. Will this work?
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>> No. 1931 Anonymous
22nd July 2015
Wednesday 9:04 am
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>>1891

What are you varnishing, l4d?

But, probably yes. Try it and see.
>> No. 1932 Anonymous
22nd July 2015
Wednesday 9:32 am
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Yes. It usually results in a tougher and more attractive finish than matt varnish alone. It is safest to use the same type of varnish (polyurethane, acrylic etc) for both layers, to reduce the risk of poor adhesion or unwanted chemical reactions.
>> No. 1934 Anonymous
22nd July 2015
Wednesday 2:40 pm
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>>1931
From afar that looks a rather large delicious sandwich.
>> No. 1935 Anonymous
29th July 2015
Wednesday 12:17 am
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>>1931

Chairs and it's gone great.
>> No. 1936 Anonymous
30th July 2015
Thursday 9:14 am
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>>1935

Let's see some pics, then, l4dch5p.

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>> No. 1918 Anonymous
23rd June 2015
Tuesday 10:11 pm
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Is a crack like this anything to worry about?
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>> No. 1926 Anonymous
29th June 2015
Monday 12:50 am
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>>1925

What's stopping you from knocking on their door?
>> No. 1927 Anonymous
29th June 2015
Monday 12:51 am
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>>1926

I don't talk to neighbours only internet people.
>> No. 1928 Anonymous
29th June 2015
Monday 12:52 am
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>>1927
You'd better print out a copy of this thread and post it through their door.
>> No. 1929 Anonymous
29th June 2015
Monday 12:54 am
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>>1927

If you call in a surveyor you'll have to speak to and pay them.
>> No. 1930 Anonymous
29th June 2015
Monday 1:00 am
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>>1929
Not if I wait for the Uber of Surveying to arrive first I won't.

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>> No. 1896 Anonymous
13th June 2015
Saturday 4:02 pm
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How to cover up my pond filter box?

I tried growing ivy over it but that was a disaster. What else could I try?
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>> No. 1911 Anonymous
14th June 2015
Sunday 10:21 pm
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>>1910
Flawless.
>> No. 1914 Anonymous
14th June 2015
Sunday 11:08 pm
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>>1910
What is that? A shed for ants?
>> No. 1915 Anonymous
14th June 2015
Sunday 11:52 pm
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>>1914

It's scaled down to make the pond look larger from the house. Forced perspective innit?
>> No. 1916 Anonymous
15th June 2015
Monday 12:20 am
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>>1910

I'd be disappointed if there weren't some midgets hanging out in there.
>> No. 1917 Anonymous
15th June 2015
Monday 12:57 am
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>> No. 1892 Anonymous
30th May 2015
Saturday 6:27 am
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If I had identified a way to derive smokeless propellant (modern gunpowder) from common antique plastics, would I be liable to prosecution if I ground them into a powder?
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>> No. 1893 Anonymous
30th May 2015
Saturday 12:35 pm
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Nah, but you might lose a hand or two.
>> No. 1894 Anonymous
30th May 2015
Saturday 9:31 pm
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Fi-fi-fo-fum - I smell the ground up plastic of a nascent extremist plot.
>> No. 1895 Anonymous
30th May 2015
Saturday 11:29 pm
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>>1894

She looked better with a fringe. Not 'good', but 'better'.

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>> No. 1871 Anonymous
11th May 2015
Monday 10:28 am
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>> No. 1875 Anonymous
11th May 2015
Monday 2:06 pm
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>>1873
Even if they got the reference, or looked it up on Wikipedia, they might still wonder what this is doing in /uhu, a board for people with DIY-related questions.
>> No. 1876 Anonymous
11th May 2015
Monday 2:17 pm
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>>1875

I'm not sure you get it...
>> No. 1877 Anonymous
11th May 2015
Monday 3:11 pm
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>>1876
... which is probably because you posted it on the wrong board.
>> No. 1889 Anonymous
15th May 2015
Friday 6:41 pm
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Does some cunt fancy explaining the joke, then?
>> No. 1890 Anonymous
15th May 2015
Friday 8:19 pm
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>>1889

I think it's that the OP's song is the theme tune to "The Secret Life of Machines", which was a TV show explaining how machines work.

>>1875 is complaining that modern household machines are mass-produced and have no place on a board about DIY.

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>> No. 1883 Anonymous
13th May 2015
Wednesday 8:37 pm
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How difficult and expensive would it be to build a bike shed like this?
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>> No. 1884 Anonymous
13th May 2015
Wednesday 8:51 pm
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It could cost anywhere from £0 to £500 depending on the quality of wood you require and where you source it from. You could build something using leftover planks by skip-diving and taking a trip to your local tip. Or you could buy nice fresh packs of timber from B&Q, but doing it that way you could probably buy a whole shed for less.

Difficulty would depend on your experience and tools available, but since you had to ask the question I'm going to say it would take you at least a few weekends to finish it (assuming you're aiming for something as well-built as the one in the picture).
>> No. 1885 Anonymous
13th May 2015
Wednesday 9:50 pm
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If you're willing to cheat you can buy one roughly the same for approx £130 - £150 from http://www.shedsworld.co.uk/c/All_Bike_Sheds.htm
>> No. 1886 Anonymous
14th May 2015
Thursday 3:19 pm
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>>1883
Seems really impractical to have a shed where you stack bikes sideways, you'd need to take out a lot to get to the one at the back.
>> No. 1887 Anonymous
14th May 2015
Thursday 3:33 pm
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>>1886
Not if you store them vertically.
>> No. 1888 Anonymous
14th May 2015
Thursday 3:42 pm
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>>1887
Yeah, but from the picture, it appears you can't do that.

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>> No. 1874 Anonymous
11th May 2015
Monday 12:26 pm
1874 Should I put primer on top of a top coat?
I want to paint a door a different colour but I don't want to strip off all the current paint. I was thinking about giving it a light sanding and putting on a layer of primer before putting the new paint on. Will it be necessary to use primer?
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>> No. 1878 Anonymous
11th May 2015
Monday 4:09 pm
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Two threads in one day? /uhu/!!
>> No. 1879 Anonymous
11th May 2015
Monday 7:30 pm
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Yeah just giving it a sand should be fine as long as it doesn't look like shit (peeling etc), you might get away with no primer but I'd put a coat on at least just to give a nicer finish and a base of white to put the new top coat on.
>> No. 1880 Anonymous
12th May 2015
Tuesday 10:50 pm
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>>1879

OK, thanks. I've just sanded and primed it and I'll put the first top coat on tomorrow. I'll post a picture when it's done.
>> No. 1881 Anonymous
12th May 2015
Tuesday 11:04 pm
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>>1880
I hope you've given it a teletext colour scheme.
>> No. 1882 Anonymous
12th May 2015
Tuesday 11:32 pm
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>>1881

Posing next to it wearing a blue suit, neat side parting and soft-faced smile would complete the picture.

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>> No. 1865 Anonymous
9th May 2015
Saturday 12:23 pm
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Does high VOC paint still give of fumes when it's dry?
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>> No. 1866 Anonymous
9th May 2015
Saturday 12:34 pm
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>>1865
When completely dry, no. Takes a while though.
>> No. 1867 Anonymous
9th May 2015
Saturday 5:32 pm
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>>1866

How long to completely dry? Days or months?
>> No. 1868 Anonymous
9th May 2015
Saturday 5:43 pm
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>>1867
Depends on humidity, temperature and amount of sunlight entering the room.
>> No. 1869 Anonymous
10th May 2015
Sunday 12:15 am
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Sniff it in a shed, it's like ayuahusca
>> No. 1870 Anonymous
10th May 2015
Sunday 12:31 am
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>>1869

Lies. Only DMT with an monoamine oxidase inhibitor (MAOI) would produce an ayahuasca-like experience.

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>> No. 1862 Anonymous
24th April 2015
Friday 7:34 pm
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I want to build my own green screen photography box. So it's basically a cube with a panel missing, I'm shit at DIY and would like any advice with planning it. I presume it'd have to be matt paint so avoid any shine. Would wood do the trick?
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>> No. 1863 Anonymous
24th April 2015
Friday 8:36 pm
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The material is a felt or something isn't it?
>> No. 1864 Anonymous
24th April 2015
Friday 9:13 pm
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>>1862
Wood might cause trouble if it has excessively visible grain, driving up costs for paint and effort required. Cloth or felt stretched across the surfaces is probably a better alternative since they, too, avoid specular highlights and cover up whatever base material you choose. A thick enough bit of cloth could even be stretched across a frame without any backing. The light box in your picture would make a good starting point if you clad it in self-adhesive green felt especially since they allow diffused lighting from the remaining sides. Snap-open light boxes should be avoided since they'll wrinkle and tear any added material in no time, but any model with a tent-like set up would be suitable. If portability is not an issue and you're looking for a more permanent set up, you could even look as far as a cheap grow tent; you'd be far from the first to "abuse" one as a photography stage. They do have a serious downside in that they are light proof so lighting them up evenly is difficult to do out of shot, something you should keep in mind whichever way you go.

Building a wooden frame doesn't require much skill or practice and only a few tools: saw, set square, metal angles, screws and a suitable driver (ideally an electric drill) but does require careful attention to detail unless you want a wonky result. If you lack these tools, then make sure you do some careful cost calculations to see whether going full-on DIY actually works out cheaper.

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>> No. 1859 Anonymous
22nd April 2015
Wednesday 11:16 pm
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A bit of coving's coming away from the wall in my nan's house. What would be the best adhesive to stick it back up with?
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>> No. 1860 Anonymous
22nd April 2015
Wednesday 11:31 pm
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I had to just google coving and it turns out I had some when I moved in and a pulled it down without ever knowing what it was called. Mine seemed to be polystyrene and was light as a feather and I bet some UHU could have held that up effortlessly.

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