Home | Forums | Gallery | Twitter
 
CPFC BBS  

Go Back   CPFC BBS Off Topic General Chit Chat

Notices

General Chit Chat Off topic conversations. Please do not post CPFC or sport related threads here

Reply
 
Thread Tools
  #121  
Old 07-02-2014, 08:39 AM
thehalifaxman's Avatar
thehalifaxman thehalifaxman is offline
Who give you extra?
 
Join Date: Apr 2008
Location: Gipsy Hill
Posts: 9,998
Rep Power: 7005178
thehalifaxman came here looking for the peace and quiet; the healthy air and the healthy dietthehalifaxman came here looking for the peace and quiet; the healthy air and the healthy dietthehalifaxman came here looking for the peace and quiet; the healthy air and the healthy dietthehalifaxman came here looking for the peace and quiet; the healthy air and the healthy dietthehalifaxman came here looking for the peace and quiet; the healthy air and the healthy dietthehalifaxman came here looking for the peace and quiet; the healthy air and the healthy dietthehalifaxman came here looking for the peace and quiet; the healthy air and the healthy dietthehalifaxman came here looking for the peace and quiet; the healthy air and the healthy dietthehalifaxman came here looking for the peace and quiet; the healthy air and the healthy dietthehalifaxman came here looking for the peace and quiet; the healthy air and the healthy dietthehalifaxman came here looking for the peace and quiet; the healthy air and the healthy diet
Quote:
Originally Posted by thehalifaxman View Post
Took me an hour to get from Gipsy Hill to Clapham Junction this morning. Glad I only make that journey once every month.
I've been happily getting the 8.01 to Epsom in the mornings recently and its only ever been a few minutes late. Its not a very frequent service and I know that my time is due for it to be massively delayed/cancelled.

I reckon Southern were expecting a snow day or two in January and February and hence gave everyone a load of holiday or something.
Well that told me. 20 minutes late I got on the train. Disappeared and reappeared twice from the board for about 5 minutes with no explanation or announcements. Nearly got on some other train to try and connect somewhere else. I hate these utter utter bastards

Sent from my HTC Sensation Z710e using Tapatalk
__________________
^^^^^^THIS^^^^^^
Reply With Quote
  #122  
Old 07-02-2014, 08:51 AM
Tony Montana's Avatar
Tony Montana Tony Montana is online now
Registered User
 
Join Date: Apr 2004
Location: West Sussex
Posts: 5,341
Rep Power: 13068920
Tony Montana came here looking for the peace and quiet; the healthy air and the healthy dietTony Montana came here looking for the peace and quiet; the healthy air and the healthy dietTony Montana came here looking for the peace and quiet; the healthy air and the healthy dietTony Montana came here looking for the peace and quiet; the healthy air and the healthy dietTony Montana came here looking for the peace and quiet; the healthy air and the healthy dietTony Montana came here looking for the peace and quiet; the healthy air and the healthy dietTony Montana came here looking for the peace and quiet; the healthy air and the healthy dietTony Montana came here looking for the peace and quiet; the healthy air and the healthy dietTony Montana came here looking for the peace and quiet; the healthy air and the healthy dietTony Montana came here looking for the peace and quiet; the healthy air and the healthy dietTony Montana came here looking for the peace and quiet; the healthy air and the healthy diet
Stuck on a broken down train outside of horley. ******* joke
Reply With Quote
  #123  
Old 07-02-2014, 08:57 AM
imashed's Avatar
imashed imashed is offline
Over Land & Sea
 
Join Date: Jul 2004
Location: South London
Age: 46
Posts: 6,278
Rep Power: 1318701
imashed : if all you've got to do today is find peace of mind, come round, you can take a piece of mineimashed : if all you've got to do today is find peace of mind, come round, you can take a piece of mineimashed : if all you've got to do today is find peace of mind, come round, you can take a piece of mineimashed : if all you've got to do today is find peace of mind, come round, you can take a piece of mineimashed : if all you've got to do today is find peace of mind, come round, you can take a piece of mineimashed : if all you've got to do today is find peace of mind, come round, you can take a piece of mineimashed : if all you've got to do today is find peace of mind, come round, you can take a piece of mineimashed : if all you've got to do today is find peace of mind, come round, you can take a piece of mineimashed : if all you've got to do today is find peace of mind, come round, you can take a piece of mineimashed : if all you've got to do today is find peace of mind, come round, you can take a piece of mineimashed : if all you've got to do today is find peace of mind, come round, you can take a piece of mine
Quote:
Originally Posted by mushroom View Post
Who told you that?
The driver over the loud speaker
Reply With Quote
  #124  
Old 07-02-2014, 09:03 AM
davematt's Avatar
davematt davematt is online now
Registered User
 
Join Date: Oct 2001
Location: Oxted, Surrey
Age: 31
Posts: 18,393
Rep Power: 6143317
davematt came here looking for the peace and quiet; the healthy air and the healthy dietdavematt came here looking for the peace and quiet; the healthy air and the healthy dietdavematt came here looking for the peace and quiet; the healthy air and the healthy dietdavematt came here looking for the peace and quiet; the healthy air and the healthy dietdavematt came here looking for the peace and quiet; the healthy air and the healthy dietdavematt came here looking for the peace and quiet; the healthy air and the healthy dietdavematt came here looking for the peace and quiet; the healthy air and the healthy dietdavematt came here looking for the peace and quiet; the healthy air and the healthy dietdavematt came here looking for the peace and quiet; the healthy air and the healthy dietdavematt came here looking for the peace and quiet; the healthy air and the healthy dietdavematt came here looking for the peace and quiet; the healthy air and the healthy diet
Only 30 minutes late in today. I hate the *****.
__________________
Great moments are born from great opportunity...
Reply With Quote
  #125  
Old 07-02-2014, 09:04 AM
mickiet09's Avatar
mickiet09 mickiet09 is offline
Registered User
 
Join Date: Mar 2009
Location: SE19
Age: 53
Posts: 1,425
Rep Power: 773413
mickiet09 : if all you've got to do today is find peace of mind, come round, you can take a piece of minemickiet09 : if all you've got to do today is find peace of mind, come round, you can take a piece of minemickiet09 : if all you've got to do today is find peace of mind, come round, you can take a piece of minemickiet09 : if all you've got to do today is find peace of mind, come round, you can take a piece of minemickiet09 : if all you've got to do today is find peace of mind, come round, you can take a piece of minemickiet09 : if all you've got to do today is find peace of mind, come round, you can take a piece of minemickiet09 : if all you've got to do today is find peace of mind, come round, you can take a piece of minemickiet09 : if all you've got to do today is find peace of mind, come round, you can take a piece of minemickiet09 : if all you've got to do today is find peace of mind, come round, you can take a piece of minemickiet09 : if all you've got to do today is find peace of mind, come round, you can take a piece of minemickiet09 : if all you've got to do today is find peace of mind, come round, you can take a piece of mine
I was late for my train this morning. My train was two minutes later than me! Thank you Southern!
__________________
"Jeff. It's alright, Jeannie can't see or hear me. Nobody can. Only you Jeff. Only you."
Reply With Quote
  #126  
Old 07-02-2014, 09:17 AM
richdeniro's Avatar
richdeniro richdeniro is offline
Registered User
 
Join Date: Apr 2002
Location: London
Posts: 8,178
Rep Power: 13901967
richdeniro came here looking for the peace and quiet; the healthy air and the healthy dietrichdeniro came here looking for the peace and quiet; the healthy air and the healthy dietrichdeniro came here looking for the peace and quiet; the healthy air and the healthy dietrichdeniro came here looking for the peace and quiet; the healthy air and the healthy dietrichdeniro came here looking for the peace and quiet; the healthy air and the healthy dietrichdeniro came here looking for the peace and quiet; the healthy air and the healthy dietrichdeniro came here looking for the peace and quiet; the healthy air and the healthy dietrichdeniro came here looking for the peace and quiet; the healthy air and the healthy dietrichdeniro came here looking for the peace and quiet; the healthy air and the healthy dietrichdeniro came here looking for the peace and quiet; the healthy air and the healthy dietrichdeniro came here looking for the peace and quiet; the healthy air and the healthy diet
The train before mine was cancelled this morning so when my one arrived it was absolutely rammed, worse than the tube, people couldn't get on and then the usual 5-10 minutes just sat in South Croydon waiting to get into Eastside.

What the hell has happened to the service since October? It can't purely be down to the weather.
Reply With Quote
  #127  
Old 07-02-2014, 01:38 PM
Latvian Eagle's Avatar
Latvian Eagle Latvian Eagle is offline
Pokemon Trainer
 
Join Date: Oct 2000
Location: Worcester Park
Age: 33
Posts: 34,919
Rep Power: 21474853
Latvian Eagle Sam the man is hereLatvian Eagle Sam the man is hereLatvian Eagle Sam the man is hereLatvian Eagle Sam the man is hereLatvian Eagle Sam the man is hereLatvian Eagle Sam the man is hereLatvian Eagle Sam the man is hereLatvian Eagle Sam the man is hereLatvian Eagle Sam the man is hereLatvian Eagle Sam the man is hereLatvian Eagle Sam the man is here
I know there were delays last night due to two broken down trains.
__________________
CPFC NBA Thread
Reply With Quote
  #128  
Old 07-02-2014, 01:44 PM
sheepy sheepy is offline
Registered User
 
Join Date: Aug 2005
Age: 31
Posts: 4,666
Rep Power: 10555154
sheepy came here looking for the peace and quiet; the healthy air and the healthy dietsheepy came here looking for the peace and quiet; the healthy air and the healthy dietsheepy came here looking for the peace and quiet; the healthy air and the healthy dietsheepy came here looking for the peace and quiet; the healthy air and the healthy dietsheepy came here looking for the peace and quiet; the healthy air and the healthy dietsheepy came here looking for the peace and quiet; the healthy air and the healthy dietsheepy came here looking for the peace and quiet; the healthy air and the healthy dietsheepy came here looking for the peace and quiet; the healthy air and the healthy dietsheepy came here looking for the peace and quiet; the healthy air and the healthy dietsheepy came here looking for the peace and quiet; the healthy air and the healthy dietsheepy came here looking for the peace and quiet; the healthy air and the healthy diet
Quote:
Originally Posted by richdeniro View Post
The train before mine was cancelled this morning so when my one arrived it was absolutely rammed, worse than the tube, people couldn't get on and then the usual 5-10 minutes just sat in South Croydon waiting to get into Eastside.

What the hell has happened to the service since October? It can't purely be down to the weather.
Yup, it's really pathetic ATM.

I expect delays due to the weather and flooding - it's a fact of life. It feels like every couple of days trains are breaking down and causing havoc. Hopefully southern will lose their contract due to clearly not keeping their trains in a fit condition to travel in.
Reply With Quote
  #129  
Old 07-02-2014, 01:46 PM
Oddjob's Avatar
Oddjob Oddjob is offline
ACII
 
Join Date: Feb 2005
Location: Chislehurst
Age: 40
Posts: 29,937
Rep Power: 10024134
Oddjob came here looking for the peace and quiet; the healthy air and the healthy dietOddjob came here looking for the peace and quiet; the healthy air and the healthy dietOddjob came here looking for the peace and quiet; the healthy air and the healthy dietOddjob came here looking for the peace and quiet; the healthy air and the healthy dietOddjob came here looking for the peace and quiet; the healthy air and the healthy dietOddjob came here looking for the peace and quiet; the healthy air and the healthy dietOddjob came here looking for the peace and quiet; the healthy air and the healthy dietOddjob came here looking for the peace and quiet; the healthy air and the healthy dietOddjob came here looking for the peace and quiet; the healthy air and the healthy dietOddjob came here looking for the peace and quiet; the healthy air and the healthy dietOddjob came here looking for the peace and quiet; the healthy air and the healthy diet
Southeastern are just as bad
Reply With Quote
  #130  
Old 07-02-2014, 01:59 PM
New LP's Avatar
New LP New LP is offline
Registered User
 
Join Date: Nov 2006
Location: In the shit
Posts: 17,048
Rep Power: 21474847
New LP Sam the man is hereNew LP Sam the man is hereNew LP Sam the man is hereNew LP Sam the man is hereNew LP Sam the man is hereNew LP Sam the man is hereNew LP Sam the man is hereNew LP Sam the man is hereNew LP Sam the man is hereNew LP Sam the man is hereNew LP Sam the man is here
To be honest they are little more than licensed thieves.
__________________
tracksuit from Matalan
Reply With Quote
  #131  
Old 07-02-2014, 03:28 PM
Latvian Eagle's Avatar
Latvian Eagle Latvian Eagle is offline
Pokemon Trainer
 
Join Date: Oct 2000
Location: Worcester Park
Age: 33
Posts: 34,919
Rep Power: 21474853
Latvian Eagle Sam the man is hereLatvian Eagle Sam the man is hereLatvian Eagle Sam the man is hereLatvian Eagle Sam the man is hereLatvian Eagle Sam the man is hereLatvian Eagle Sam the man is hereLatvian Eagle Sam the man is hereLatvian Eagle Sam the man is hereLatvian Eagle Sam the man is hereLatvian Eagle Sam the man is hereLatvian Eagle Sam the man is here
Quote:
Originally Posted by sheepy View Post
Yup, it's really pathetic ATM.

I expect delays due to the weather and flooding - it's a fact of life. It feels like every couple of days trains are breaking down and causing havoc. Hopefully southern will lose their contract due to clearly not keeping their trains in a fit condition to travel in.
Yes because these things are so easy to predict. Ever had an appliance break down at home? Why didn't you get it fixed before it happened?
__________________
CPFC NBA Thread
Reply With Quote
  #132  
Old 07-02-2014, 05:58 PM
Chillo's Avatar
Chillo Chillo is online now
Lead Worshipper
 
Join Date: Sep 2000
Location: Epsom
Posts: 7,563
Rep Power: 15649162
Chillo came here looking for the peace and quiet; the healthy air and the healthy dietChillo came here looking for the peace and quiet; the healthy air and the healthy dietChillo came here looking for the peace and quiet; the healthy air and the healthy dietChillo came here looking for the peace and quiet; the healthy air and the healthy dietChillo came here looking for the peace and quiet; the healthy air and the healthy dietChillo came here looking for the peace and quiet; the healthy air and the healthy dietChillo came here looking for the peace and quiet; the healthy air and the healthy dietChillo came here looking for the peace and quiet; the healthy air and the healthy dietChillo came here looking for the peace and quiet; the healthy air and the healthy dietChillo came here looking for the peace and quiet; the healthy air and the healthy dietChillo came here looking for the peace and quiet; the healthy air and the healthy diet
Great thread
__________________
The greatest day in history .....
Reply With Quote
  #133  
Old 07-02-2014, 06:28 PM
nicky nicky is offline
Registered User
 
Join Date: Jun 2001
Posts: 2,932
Rep Power: 9774774
nicky came here looking for the peace and quiet; the healthy air and the healthy dietnicky came here looking for the peace and quiet; the healthy air and the healthy dietnicky came here looking for the peace and quiet; the healthy air and the healthy dietnicky came here looking for the peace and quiet; the healthy air and the healthy dietnicky came here looking for the peace and quiet; the healthy air and the healthy dietnicky came here looking for the peace and quiet; the healthy air and the healthy dietnicky came here looking for the peace and quiet; the healthy air and the healthy dietnicky came here looking for the peace and quiet; the healthy air and the healthy dietnicky came here looking for the peace and quiet; the healthy air and the healthy dietnicky came here looking for the peace and quiet; the healthy air and the healthy dietnicky came here looking for the peace and quiet; the healthy air and the healthy diet
Quote:
Originally Posted by Latvian Eagle View Post
Yes because these things are so easy to predict. Ever had an appliance break down at home? Why didn't you get it fixed before it happened?

Domestic appliances are designed and priced to run until they fail and are replaced.

Trains are designed to be monitored and preventatively maintained.
__________________
It is far easier to be wise for others than to be so for oneself
Reply With Quote
  #134  
Old 07-02-2014, 06:33 PM
Tony Montana's Avatar
Tony Montana Tony Montana is online now
Registered User
 
Join Date: Apr 2004
Location: West Sussex
Posts: 5,341
Rep Power: 13068920
Tony Montana came here looking for the peace and quiet; the healthy air and the healthy dietTony Montana came here looking for the peace and quiet; the healthy air and the healthy dietTony Montana came here looking for the peace and quiet; the healthy air and the healthy dietTony Montana came here looking for the peace and quiet; the healthy air and the healthy dietTony Montana came here looking for the peace and quiet; the healthy air and the healthy dietTony Montana came here looking for the peace and quiet; the healthy air and the healthy dietTony Montana came here looking for the peace and quiet; the healthy air and the healthy dietTony Montana came here looking for the peace and quiet; the healthy air and the healthy dietTony Montana came here looking for the peace and quiet; the healthy air and the healthy dietTony Montana came here looking for the peace and quiet; the healthy air and the healthy dietTony Montana came here looking for the peace and quiet; the healthy air and the healthy diet
Train home delayed due to a missing member of train staff - are you ******* taking the piss
Reply With Quote
  #135  
Old 07-02-2014, 06:41 PM
Friskey's Avatar
Friskey Friskey is offline
Registered User
 
Join Date: Aug 2004
Posts: 7,928
Rep Power: 21474849
Friskey Sam the man is hereFriskey Sam the man is hereFriskey Sam the man is hereFriskey Sam the man is hereFriskey Sam the man is hereFriskey Sam the man is hereFriskey Sam the man is hereFriskey Sam the man is hereFriskey Sam the man is hereFriskey Sam the man is hereFriskey Sam the man is here
Quote:
Originally Posted by nicky View Post

Domestic appliances are designed and priced to run until they fail and are replaced.

Trains are designed to be monitored and preventatively maintained.
Exactly.

Ludicrous comparison.
Reply With Quote
  #136  
Old 07-02-2014, 06:44 PM
spt1978's Avatar
spt1978 spt1978 is online now
Registered User
 
Join Date: Jan 2001
Posts: 19,480
Rep Power: 21474853
spt1978 Sam the man is herespt1978 Sam the man is herespt1978 Sam the man is herespt1978 Sam the man is herespt1978 Sam the man is herespt1978 Sam the man is herespt1978 Sam the man is herespt1978 Sam the man is herespt1978 Sam the man is herespt1978 Sam the man is herespt1978 Sam the man is here
Quote:
Originally Posted by Tony Montana View Post
Train home delayed due to a missing member of train staff - are you ******* taking the piss
Do love this reason, seems to get rolled out quite abit.
Reply With Quote
  #137  
Old 07-02-2014, 06:55 PM
TopKnot's Avatar
TopKnot TopKnot is online now
STFU Donny
 
Join Date: Jan 2001
Location: Khe San, Lan Doc, Hill 364
Posts: 6,740
Rep Power: 20441950
TopKnot came here looking for the peace and quiet; the healthy air and the healthy dietTopKnot came here looking for the peace and quiet; the healthy air and the healthy dietTopKnot came here looking for the peace and quiet; the healthy air and the healthy dietTopKnot came here looking for the peace and quiet; the healthy air and the healthy dietTopKnot came here looking for the peace and quiet; the healthy air and the healthy dietTopKnot came here looking for the peace and quiet; the healthy air and the healthy dietTopKnot came here looking for the peace and quiet; the healthy air and the healthy dietTopKnot came here looking for the peace and quiet; the healthy air and the healthy dietTopKnot came here looking for the peace and quiet; the healthy air and the healthy dietTopKnot came here looking for the peace and quiet; the healthy air and the healthy dietTopKnot came here looking for the peace and quiet; the healthy air and the healthy diet
Quote:
Originally Posted by Latvian Eagle View Post
Yes because these things are so easy to predict. Ever had an appliance break down at home? Why didn't you get it fixed before it happened?
You know, the train companies and staff might get a bit more sympathy from the customers if once in a while, when shit happens, they hold their hands up and admit it's because of bad management and incompetence rather than making excuses and blaming others.
__________________
No need of sun to light the way
Across the ages, we have reigned as we endured
Through the storm fronts we will ever surely pass
To stand as never ending light
Reply With Quote
  #138  
Old 07-02-2014, 08:01 PM
Latvian Eagle's Avatar
Latvian Eagle Latvian Eagle is offline
Pokemon Trainer
 
Join Date: Oct 2000
Location: Worcester Park
Age: 33
Posts: 34,919
Rep Power: 21474853
Latvian Eagle Sam the man is hereLatvian Eagle Sam the man is hereLatvian Eagle Sam the man is hereLatvian Eagle Sam the man is hereLatvian Eagle Sam the man is hereLatvian Eagle Sam the man is hereLatvian Eagle Sam the man is hereLatvian Eagle Sam the man is hereLatvian Eagle Sam the man is hereLatvian Eagle Sam the man is hereLatvian Eagle Sam the man is here
Quote:
Originally Posted by TopKnot View Post
You know, the train companies and staff might get a bit more sympathy from the customers if once in a while, when shit happens, they hold their hands up and admit it's because of bad management and incompetence rather than making excuses and blaming others.
Or maybe people should understand maybe there are circumstances which are beyond their control which cannot be foreseen.
__________________
CPFC NBA Thread
Reply With Quote
  #139  
Old 07-02-2014, 08:03 PM
Latvian Eagle's Avatar
Latvian Eagle Latvian Eagle is offline
Pokemon Trainer
 
Join Date: Oct 2000
Location: Worcester Park
Age: 33
Posts: 34,919
Rep Power: 21474853
Latvian Eagle Sam the man is hereLatvian Eagle Sam the man is hereLatvian Eagle Sam the man is hereLatvian Eagle Sam the man is hereLatvian Eagle Sam the man is hereLatvian Eagle Sam the man is hereLatvian Eagle Sam the man is hereLatvian Eagle Sam the man is hereLatvian Eagle Sam the man is hereLatvian Eagle Sam the man is hereLatvian Eagle Sam the man is here
Quote:
Originally Posted by Friskey View Post
Exactly.

Ludicrous comparison.
So if your car breaks down is it your fault because you haven't had it fixed before it happens?
__________________
CPFC NBA Thread
Reply With Quote
  #140  
Old 07-02-2014, 08:13 PM
elgin eagle's Avatar
elgin eagle elgin eagle is offline
Red Squirrel Ultras Rule
 
Join Date: Aug 2000
Location: scotland
Age: 48
Posts: 34,842
Rep Power: 21474853
elgin eagle Sam the man is hereelgin eagle Sam the man is hereelgin eagle Sam the man is hereelgin eagle Sam the man is hereelgin eagle Sam the man is hereelgin eagle Sam the man is hereelgin eagle Sam the man is hereelgin eagle Sam the man is hereelgin eagle Sam the man is hereelgin eagle Sam the man is hereelgin eagle Sam the man is here
I dunno if there is a statistic to back this up, but we run a lot of diesel trains up here, which arent reliant on an electrical supply and so can often run to time, even if an engine cuts out. We have electric trains on other lines as well, but when a train brings the wires down or there is a fault with the supply, the diesels can get people close to where they need to go. Obviously they arent as environmentally friendly though, going through queen street tunnel is like smoking 20 fags in 2 minutes It doesnt take much for the whole thing to grind to a halt down there though, especially due to the sheer volume of services.
__________________
www.oddsmonkey.com
Reply With Quote
Reply


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 4 (3 members and 1 guests)
Doors, Lukey., Hancpfc
Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT. The time now is 12:11 PM.


Powered by vBulletin®
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.