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When I opened the curtains this morning I saw two crows attacking a squirrel and now there is a cat staking out a nest of starlings. He hasn't a hope of getting near it but the birds are stressed out.
 

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Went to Tescos and accidentally picked up something that wasn't in the meal deal. And I didn't have a mask so I had to buy a pack to assuage the disapproving looks I was getting.

A ten quid lunch. And it was crap.
 

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An hour and a half waiting for my girlfriend to come out of a hospital appointment scheduled for 10am. She's just been told she may have to wait another hour and a half to be seen. This was scheduled in advance. It's not like a&e where shit can happen.

I feel like talking to Joe
 

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An hour and a half waiting for my girlfriend to come out of a hospital appointment scheduled for 10am. She's just been told she may have to wait another hour and a half to be seen. This was scheduled in advance. It's not like a&e where shit can happen.

I feel like talking to Joe

My GF had a hospital appointment last month, was given a specified time, apparently it was the same time as about half a dozen other people who showed up then as well.
 

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My GF had a hospital appointment last month, was given a specified time, apparently it was the same time as about half a dozen other people who showed up then as well.
I suspect they intentionally overbook because they expect some people to not show up. It's a shit system.
 

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I suspect they intentionally overbook because they expect some people to not show up. It's a shit system.
Overbook? You think they’re giving out appointment times to suit anyone other than the doctor? If they’re going to be there from 10am to 1pm, everyone’s getting told to be there at 10am.
 

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I suspect they intentionally overbook because they expect some people to not show up. It's a shit system.
Probably part of it, I imagine there's also an element of reducing the amount of down time for the doctors on a shift. Some people might only need 15 minutes with the doc, some longer. Might get through more people faster by telling a bunch of people to show up at the same time rather than giving everyone an equal length slot that might not keep them occupied fully.
 

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