Roofless living during construction

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The builders are here to renew my roof and chimney, so it is going to be two weeks or more of hell, heck knows if i will ever get any sleep while they are banging around, luckily a friend has offered a place to keep my bikes in safety.
 

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I hope the weather holds clear for you. But I wonder why it will take so long? My new roof, with the tear off of the old one and new wood and insulation added, was done in 2 {8 hour}days.
 
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I hope the weather holds clear for you. But I wonder why it will take so long? My new roof, with the tear off of the old one and new wood and insulation added, was done in 2 {8 hour}days.
I was thinking the same, then remembered he still has a hole in his yard from a project that also should have taken a day or two to complete. Seems the workers in his parts are good at making holes, but not so good at filling them back in.
 
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Why do I envision 2 old men and a shakey wooden ladder, first finding the nails and then tea, then up the ladder, only to have forgotten the hammer, then more tea anyone?
I'm sure the crew who did mine was about 18 men {all cute too} in all, and worked like a precision drill team.
 
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It's woolie, woolie!
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manic, don't panic - it's WOOLIE!
 
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I hope the weather holds clear for you. But I wonder why it will take so long? My new roof, with the tear off of the old one and new wood and insulation added, was done in 2 {8 hour}days.
The building is listed ,which is a right royal pain in the ass, some dick head has been around this area and has even listed farm walls, so every slate on my roof has to be checked to see if it is re usable and all work has to be approved by English heritage.
 
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By 'listed', do you mean that it's what we call a 'Heritage Site' in Alberta? As in, a building that is considered to be an historic item and can thus be altered only with the government's permission?
Anyhow, on the bright side, at least it never rains in England... :rolleyes:
 
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Bikes? What do you have?
 
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By 'listed', do you mean that it's what we call a 'Heritage Site' in Alberta? As in, a building that is considered to be an historic item and can thus be altered only with the government's permission?
Anyhow, on the bright side, at least it never rains in England... :rolleyes:
You got it Danger, i am just waiting for the coach loads of japanese tourists to come visit my cottage, but then i think they would rather see Mary Arden's gaff.
 
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Nice.
 
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they would rather see Mary Arden's gaff.
Does that mean something else in England, or are you just testing the censors?
 
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Does that mean something else in England, or are you just testing the censors?
It took some time to work out how one could misinterperate such an innocent line, and it is with shock and horror i think that anyone would think i could be lewd.
 
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it is with shock and horror i think that anyone would think i could be lewd.
:rofl::rofl:
Lewdness came into existence with your birth, and you have been its primary defining factor ever since. My hat, sir, is off to you. :biggrin:

Actually, I was just yanking your chain.
I've never heard of Mary What'sherpickle and have no idea what 'gaff' means in England. Here, it's either a mistake as in 'blooper' or a long stick with a barb on the end to haul fish into a boat. Strangely enough, though, a gaffer is a lighting technician in show business. I really haven't a clue how they get that much light out of a fish, but I guess that's why they rake in the big bucks.
And you must admit that no pervert worthy of the title could leave a comment like yours just lying there without a response. There are reputations to uphold.
 
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It's woolie, woolie!
He's zany, madcap and never dull-
Ee-gads that egg exploded quite full-y!
Foot jammed in boot QUICK we need a pull-ey
His latest attic antic is wonderfull-y
manic, don't panic - it's WOOLIE!
I am quite normal, i am sure similar things happen to others it is just they are to shy to admit it, the only other possibility is that there is a perfect world out there, and that some barrier stops me getting into it.
 
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:rofl::rofl:
Lewdness came into existence with your birth, and you have been its primary defining factor ever since. My hat, sir, is off to you. :biggrin:

Actually, I was just yanking your chain.
I've never heard of Mary What'sherpickle and have no idea what 'gaff' means in England. Here, it's either a mistake as in 'blooper' or a long stick with a barb on the end to haul fish into a boat. Strangely enough, though, a gaffer is a lighting technician in show business. I really haven't a clue how they get that much light out of a fish, but I guess that's why they rake in the big bucks.
And you must admit that no pervert worthy of the title could leave a comment like yours just lying there without a response. There are reputations to uphold.
Please allow me to enlighten you,

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mary_Arden

I would attempt to educate you further but your comments have becalmed my thoughts.

How can any one think i am lewd, i am just aghast.
 
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Ah, that was very helpful. Thanks.
Now what the hell is a 'gaff'? :confused:
 
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It's woolie, woolie!
He's zany, madcap and never dull-
Ee-gads that egg exploded quite full-y!
Foot jammed in boot QUICK we need a pull-ey
His latest attic antic is wonderfull-y
manic, don't panic - it's WOOLIE!
Love it. :approve:
 
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Why do I envision 2 old men and a shakey wooden ladder, first finding the nails and then tea, then up the ladder, only to have forgotten the hammer, then more tea anyone?
"Blimey! I've got nails in my tea!"
 
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Speaking of lewdness, check out the "Flight of the Conchords" on YouTube. Search "If you're into it"
 

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