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Our friend always carries 30ft of lightweight rope with him. We took the piss until we heard he got stuck in a lift, and managed to get everyone out in 5 mins.

What odd things to you always carry with you?

(, Thu 27 Oct 2005, 14:05)
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My wife..
.. always carries a small black piece of hard tar and stone with her ??

She might only be a builders daughter, but she likes her asfelt

Badoom tish.....
(, Wed 2 Nov 2005, 10:27, Reply)
I always carry
the deluded idea that because I post things on some stupid website it makes me cool, witty, attractive to the opposite sex, and I'm somehow better than other people who post because I *get it* and other people don't.

your mum
(, Wed 2 Nov 2005, 9:12, Reply)
I always carry with me
every icon available on my profile, to prove that not only have I been on b3ta for ages, but it also shows I've posted more than a bunch of useless answers to QOTW that do more than complain about the answers to QOTW.

Unlike some of you cunts.
(, Wed 2 Nov 2005, 8:20, Reply)
I've got a monkey on my back

it looks like your mum
(, Wed 2 Nov 2005, 7:07, Reply)
Essential Stuff
(delurk mode off)

If im refereeing i have with me...

2 pairs of shorts
2 pairs of black socks (have to be knee high)
4 Ref shirts, in 3 different colours
Back support
Knee support
Change of pants
3 Whistles
Coin (f' toss)
Score book
Red, Yellow and Green cards (Rugby League ref y'see)
A second watch (f't sin bin)
Vic vaporub
Deep heat
Bandages for me legs (touch of shin splints going on here)
Shower stuff with a can of lynx pong nice.

I also have a tape measure with me most places i go, not that my job needs it, as i'm a van driver......

Length? My missus is happy with it.....
(, Wed 2 Nov 2005, 5:37, Reply)
Pimp My Tweezers
I always have to carry around a pair of tweezers; never to tweeze anything, usually just to play them like micro-castanets. The rest of my family tolerate this, but won't let me carry the ones with the gold plated tips. They're too hizzle for mah fizzles, 'parrently. Plus tweezers in my possession tend to 'dissapear' or have 'accidents' [/mafioso]
(, Wed 2 Nov 2005, 3:51, Reply)
Well, two mundane and an obscure. Go fish.
I always carry a small, cheap pen- my friend got it from her grandfather, a pen horder who got IT from a department store giveaway- small, bronze and incredibly unwieldy, not to mention out of ink. Because? You can fit small objects inside the barrel- cheat sheets, photos, incriminating evidence.

And away from the boring...
I also carry about 900 spare notecards, plus... for some freakishly bizzarre reason, a small plastic skull with its eyesockets colored purple. I call it Eliza, and it is the vehicle of all my irritating fidgeting.
(, Wed 2 Nov 2005, 2:59, Reply)
What odd things to you always carry with you? ODD! Not your boring normal crap!
Apart from on nights out (I'm scared of losing it) I always carry around a 4cm by 2cm piece of foam.
I have a habit of chewing on things, especially nails and pens. One day when clearing out some cupboards I found the piece of foam and now adoringly call it my 'fiddle piece'. Whenever I get an urge to chew on a pen or rip my nails to shreds I get out my fiddle piece and no harm is done. I just like squeezing it constantly into different shapes.
(, Tue 1 Nov 2005, 23:43, Reply)
Everywhere i go
i always take the weather with me.

Also for some unknown reason im having trouble cookin' in my kitchen.
Its awful.
(, Tue 1 Nov 2005, 22:46, Reply)
I carry...
Immunity to lack of imagination attempting to masquerade as witty sarcasm in message board postings.

And a drum key.
(, Tue 1 Nov 2005, 22:27, Reply)
well typical girly stuff...
Well theres the normal:
phone, lighter, fags, make up,

Then the more slightly obsure
a rabbit bag filled with letters for those tshirts...its amazing how immature my friends can be with velcro letters
body butter...not so random since it covers up the smell of fags so so so well

and a small blue bead which my friend matt claims are walrus eggs and are very rare..he stole 10 off a walrus using his army of seahorses, because of course in large numbers those seahorses can be pretty vicious
(, Tue 1 Nov 2005, 21:42, Reply)
Its the little things..
Tiny playing cards
Retros 80s polly pocket case (no pollys though)
tiny travel mouse trap game
a suspect kinder egg toy that no one is sure what it is meant to be
the tiniest bottle of tabasco sauce ever
(, Tue 1 Nov 2005, 20:23, Reply)
A Watch, phone, money, key, bottle opener, plectrum.
Watchs in particular are so increadably usefull everyone forgets that they are.
(, Tue 1 Nov 2005, 17:54, Reply)
I carry an ID card
Because it's now a legal requirement in Britain.

*Looks for 'Post this message in a couple of years' button*
(, Tue 1 Nov 2005, 17:49, Reply)
recently stopped smoking
so im carrying around a sense of smugness having finally beaten the tabs.

On the other hand i think im turning into one of those ex-smoker cunts.

(, Tue 1 Nov 2005, 17:07, Reply)
Why people *say* they carry these things.... They don't.
A drum key (Hey look at me, I play drums)

A plectrum (Hey look at me, I play guitar)

Cool gadget/ipod/psp/pda (Wow, how cool am I)

USB drive with linux iso (Wow, I'm such a linux god)

Feel free to add to the list...
(, Tue 1 Nov 2005, 16:48, Reply)
I always carry...
...a warm fuzzy feeling of anticipation for the QOTW.

It seems you're going to disappoint me this time.
(, Tue 1 Nov 2005, 16:09, Reply)
Gaffer tape. Essential.
I always, but always have a roll of gaffer tape on me, a relic of my days working in a theatre where I learnt that gaffer tape is like the Force: it has a light side, a dark side and binds the universe together. I also learnt to despise yanks (more) for their insistance on calling it duct tape, when they are in fact 2 totally different proiducts. Gaffer tape is a fabric backed tape, ducty tape is metal backed. Gaffer tape is also far more versatile with one exception and that is that due to the loose nature of it if it gets hot (Say from fixing ooh, I don't know maybe DUCTING) it falls apart. Anyway, fixed lots of things with it over the years, including more than one car and opn one memorable occasion myself when I managed to gash my arm open on a piece of wire and there was nothing else about to ue as a makeshift bandage except my t-shirt held in place with gaffer tape.
(, Tue 1 Nov 2005, 16:03, Reply)
That's nothing..
my last girlfriend would show her bush to anyone who asked.
(, Tue 1 Nov 2005, 15:53, Reply)
Nah, I knew a girl once...
...who used to carry around this diddy cactus with her.
Hmm, now I think about it, maybe that was a bit wierd :)
(, Tue 1 Nov 2005, 15:51, Reply)
It is a bit antique now, but it's not currently in use.
(, Tue 1 Nov 2005, 15:50, Reply)
or a potted plant.
that would be weird
(, Tue 1 Nov 2005, 15:50, Reply)
...a chamber pot, doubly so if it's currently in use :/
(, Tue 1 Nov 2005, 15:49, Reply)
If it's a big antique Roman one.
(, Tue 1 Nov 2005, 15:45, Reply)
Does pot count as an "odd" thing to carry around?
(, Tue 1 Nov 2005, 15:42, Reply)
Also used to carry a
Joker, Bids. Played it in Prague. As soon as I had, my mate played his. We were in trouble.
(, Tue 1 Nov 2005, 14:35, Reply)
A railway ticket to Paddington from Gloucester dated 05/10/1999 in my wallet
Woke up to get my usual 6:30 ish train, when the missus wakes up with the raging horn and postpones me for half an hour, meaning i have to get the later train.
We reach Reading and have to stop as there has been an "incident" ahead. The train i was meant to be on had crashed badly, and the carriage i usually sat in was towards the front where some of the 31 dead had been.
So the moral of this item is:If she wants nookie in the morning, don't turn her down to avoid being late.

It also doubles up as a season ticket free pass for a quickie in the morning
(, Tue 1 Nov 2005, 14:03, Reply)
Not yet
But something I would like to have would be a little container holding salt,pepper and sugar. To beat those moments when you get on the train and realize you're coffees not sweet enough but you can't go back to the coffee shop.
Similiarly with the salt an pepper. I was imagining an amazing coat that would have compartments for these kind of things. (USB, small flash light, etc). My girlfriend thinks I'm crazy though.
(, Tue 1 Nov 2005, 13:25, Reply)

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