Dealing with frustration
I have recently found whilst running an old slow PC and trying to nail some wooden coving…
1. Throwing you hammer hard at the floorboards makes it bounce back up – often you can catch it.
2. throwing your mouse at teh lcd screen seems to damage neither.
What’s your best story? A mate wanted help with removing a fireplace, but I think he did it himself 🙁Posted 6 years ago
Jeeze you must have some serious blisters then Houns. 😯
Home ‘phones don’t last too long with me. I get peed off when dealing with idiots about something or other, then lob the things at the wall/take a hammer to them. Hence why I rarely spend more than a fiver or so down the local market for a cheap new one.
Immensley satisfying at the time, but it’s not good really. 🙁
Still, preferable to doing the same to someone’s face, certainly in terms of personal liberty…Posted 6 years agobigyinnMember
Threw a hammer the length of the garden which bounced and went sideways through the greenhouse.Posted 6 years ago
Punched a door following a step son incident.
Punched through the stairwell panelling following a wet floor incident (step son AGAIN).
Threw a motorola mobile 30ft in the air through some trees due to dignal dropping out.
Im a lot happier now.
A friend threw his bike into the hedge following a wheel sidewall breaking incident.
I lobbed my bike into a ditch in the Quantocks cos the brakes just weren’t bloody working propply, in front of Sharki and others. 😀
Buckled the front wheel but I sorted it. Had to go back to the car park, then had to come back and retrieve my water bottle what had fallen out. 😆
Very silly indeed. 😳Posted 6 years agoracefaceec90Member
i resort to ranting (like a 5 year old having a tantrum 😳 have smashed my bedroom door (due to headbutting it/was during my drinking days 😳 i chucked a cheap guitar out of my bedroom window once also (2nd story 😳 i do have a lot of pent up rage issues 😳 there are no doubt others as well 😳Posted 6 years agosobrietyMember
Earlier this year, in the midst of a pretty nasty break up, my ex returned home from seeing her new boyfriend (despite still being unsure as to whether or not leaving me was a good idea) to discover that I’d started renovating the house, by removing the old stud wall between what was her bedroom and the study, with a sledgehammer. Unsurprisingly she moved out within the week. Win.Posted 6 years agoMing the MercilessSubscriber
Stripped thread on a motorcycle caliper after a torque wrench didn’t click, threw hammer through wooden garden chair and damaged it so lost the plot completely and beat the chair to splinters, a full on mantrum (like a tantrum but with a more expensive outcome). 😡Posted 6 years agomintimperialSubscriber
a full on mantrum (like a tantrum but with a more expensive outcome)
Brilliant, got to remember that one.
This summer I angrily yanked a wonky rear mech after it got bashed and the hanger got bent. By sheer fluke I pulled it just the right amount to line it up perfectly, but one cog down from where it should normally be. Only noticed what I’d done about 20 miles later when I realised that my lowest gear wasn’t there anymore. Very pleased with myself after that, even though I had to buy yet another sodding mech hanger, third one in as many months.Posted 6 years agogravitysucksMember
My Brother told of an incident a few weeks back were the Vacuum cleaner was being tempremental, so he grabbed the spare one which then blew the motor. Getting more annoyed he went and got an one from the attic, turned it on and it threw dust everywhere.Posted 6 years ago
He dragged all three into the garden and took a sledgehammer the lot, proper mashed them up, racked them into a pile then calmy walked into the house and told his Wife they need a new vacuum cleaner 🙂JunkyardMember
mate of mine when struggling gto fix his transit van throw a spanner at it then walked of swearing. A full 2 minutes later he returned with a baseball bat and spent 5 minutes beating the shit out of it, everyt single part ant one point he was on the roof hammering that in whislt jumping on it. He only stopped when he broke the bat.
One hour later he asked me if it was worth fixing 😯
Quite scary actually.
Nothing that lives up to these tales I feel like an amateur now.
I threw my bike into a hedge once and called it the c word…oddly this did not fix itPosted 6 years ago16stonepigMember
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Have had a few proper “mantrums” involving hurled xbox controllers exploding into bits against the wall. I’m still finding buttons and bits of PCB 6 years later.Posted 6 years ago
I also have a hole in the tiled floor of my hallway the exact size of the head of an adjustable spanner.rocketmanMember
I’m pretty calm and rarely fly off the handle but a mate more than makes up for it.
“What happened to the door Dave” “I punched it”
“What happened to the bannister Dave” “I pulled it”
“What happened to the lights Dave” “I threw something at them”
“What happened to the table Dave” “I broke it”
House is a freakin’ ruinPosted 6 years agobigthunderMember
Bit of equipment was playing the arse with me on the rig one day as well as getting shouted at and having 3 other things to do so I just started booting the thing and going mad on it. Really laying into it. Got a call from the boss who told me that piece of equipment costs 70000 pounds. Ive also seen myself lose the rag at a shit wheelbarrow that was making my life difficult so off I went picked up a mop and smashed the wheelbarrow with it. Totalled them both. Loads of incidents like that – as far as Im concerned anger is useful.Posted 6 years ago
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