• 29 May 2023, 5:20 a.m.

    Everywhere across the Midlands, England and the world, Leicester fans are waking up today to the realisation that they are once again the pointless little no mark club they've always been.

  • 29 May 2023, 7:57 a.m.

    Last summer, I thought that, if we stayed up for a few years, there would be a generation who’d regard Leicester as our local rivals. That “era” lasted two games. Now, Sheffield United….

  • 29 May 2023, 8:36 a.m.

    I don’t get many people mention football at work.. but someone did rock up with ‘what about Leicester, eh!’ this morning. I think he was taken aback by my response of laughter and ‘yeah, it’s brilliant, I hate those cheating fucks’.

    This was Immediately followed by me having to apologise to a guy in the office from Leicester.. by saying ‘sorry you come from a town of cheating fucks’.

    Some mornings are just great.

  • 30 May 2023, 3:12 p.m.

    I have just purchased a Perfect Draft machine. That's 200 big ones so no one will be able to count how many bottles I've been drinking.

  • 30 May 2023, 3:26 p.m.

    Excellent decision. I'm planning to add a kegerator (same thing I think, basically just a fridge with a beer tap) to my outdoor kitchen when the deck is finished.

  • 30 May 2023, 3:45 p.m.

    I'm also in the market for a Kegerator, but they are eye watering expensive over here an I don't have the patience or will to build my own.

  • 30 May 2023, 3:47 p.m.

    My good friend who is into his home brew has a 3 tap one he built himself, look like a good solution. I don't need 2 other options though, cold, fizzy and 5% ABV is my only criteria, everything else is just bullshit.

  • 30 May 2023, 3:47 p.m.

    Excellent all around. I had occasion to explain the mechanics of beer taps, lines, and cellar, to my other half recently...and led on to why a tap on the side of a fridge is a much better idea.

    I'm definitely in the kegarator camp....to supply beer from a bar (fixed or movable). The perfect addition to a pizza oven/kitchen trailer.

  • 30 May 2023, 3:57 p.m.
  • 30 May 2023, 4:06 p.m.

    Quick, cart your arse down aisle 71, there's only one left.

    We borrowed one of them for a party last year, had a nice Birra Moretti wrap on it, you could load either two 17.5l (I think) or one bigger keg into it. We got 2 of the smaller ones in for the do, unfortunately as it was cooling for 3 days one of them got drunk before the weekend. I don't really need to be chinning 30 pints a week these day so opted for something where perishable shelf life isn't as much of a factor.

  • 30 May 2023, 4:14 p.m.

    I don't actually know if this is the one I want, I was just using it as an example of how much they cost. I'm still planning my outdoor kitchen - I'm planning to do a built in grill with hibachi, a kegerator, and a regular drinks fridge. I think that will probably be all, the rest will be counter / island space with a high mounted TV so I can sit on my deck and watch sport while pouring fresh pints.

  • 30 May 2023, 4:28 p.m.

    Something like this would be my choice (if I wasn't building one, which I probably will*)...takes a standard keg, or more importantly 2 corny kegs (drink from one, cool the next one, or two different beers).

    * I've looked at this before...you can save money against a new purchase, by buying a second hand functional fridge of the right size, and making a cabinet that suits.

  • 30 May 2023, 5:56 p.m.

    Whilst not as spiffy as beer shooting out of a fridge we are planning on having an outdoor stone pizza oven as wifey loves Neapolitan pizzas. For that matter so do I.

    So if we ever get this fucking house we will have a fire pit in the back garden with a pizza oven and probably the world's most expensive outdoor furniture. The house is 3000 square feet. I suspect we will be spending more time outside at this rate.

    Chicago: Hungry.

  • 30 May 2023, 6:21 p.m.

    Buying houses is a very long and stressful process for most people. It can take months and months. You seemed to be at level 11 on day 1. I'm not sure where you have to go from here. I feel for the vendor, and your wife.

  • 30 May 2023, 6:31 p.m.

    I have been talking about this for months. It is incredibly stressful but hopefully we are almost at the end game. The problem now is all about timing as the house isn't finished and we are about to lose our condo on my birthday (as the closing is a day before June 9th). We have a rent back until the end of the month. If the house is not cleared to close we are homeless. Having three cats is a problem. One of them needs insulin every 12 hours but he is a sexy fcuker so are willing to do it.

    It has been an odyssey that is for certain with the contract being canceled once and wifey having to write sexy letters to the contractor. It worked but now the bloke seems to have a crush on her which is a bit disconcerting.

    Anyway, let us hope this month isn't a shit show and everything goes to plan. (it rarely does but since Forest are staying in the premier league, I am more hopeful).

    Chicago: Magical thinker.

    Edit: During this process I did have three meltdowns which resulting in me losing a tooth, nearly my job and my car. Maybe I will get to that when this is all over with.

  • 30 May 2023, 7:01 p.m.

    Wait until he finds out what an absolute ballache owning and maintaining one is.