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Old 21.07.2017, 16:42
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Victoria sponge, Mr Kipling, Cadbury mini-rolls, jam tarts, lemon curd...
Kiplinged out many, many moons ago when I we could get their stuff for 25p a pack in the staff shop. I used to bring home bin bags full of their stuff when snow cut off the lake district delivery routes, and dish it out between my family and neighbours for nowt.
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Old 21.07.2017, 18:01
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

I have a similar reaction to Tetley fruit tea.
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Old 21.07.2017, 21:31
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Well the great state of Michigan has long topped my list of retirement possibilities... until today.

This HuffPo - bastion of journalistic excellence that it is(n't) - article shows a map of the 'most hated thing' in each US state.

So what do Michiganders hate most?

Pride and Prejudice.
DC hates "The idea that everyone has a soulmate". Indeed. Are there people out there who still believe the soulmate BS?

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That should make it dead simple: wear a PETA t-shirt, vegan docs and book a table at Roots.
I saw a t-shirt that said "PETA - People who Eat Tasty Animals"
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Old 21.07.2017, 22:01
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Are there people out there who still believe the soulmate BS?
Absolutely.
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Old 21.07.2017, 22:07
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I payed Fr. 25.95 for one Epson cartridge at Mediamarkt when I could have ordered it for Fr. 13.00 - or a copy even for Fr. 9.00.
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Old 21.07.2017, 23:27
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Ha! Take that, Michigan!
Ummm, the bagels sort of spoilt it for me about 1/3 of the way through.
Know of any Thomas Hardy good ones
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Old 21.07.2017, 23:30
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Ummm, the bagels sort of spoilt it for me about 1/3 of the way through.
Know of any Thomas Hardy good ones
Tamara Drewe by Posy someone or other. It's Far From the Madding Crowd.

It's anachronistic heaven is Austenland
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Old 21.07.2017, 23:34
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It's the middle of summer and I caught a cold
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Old 21.07.2017, 23:46
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Absolutely.
Yup.
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Old 21.07.2017, 23:47
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I really couldn't care less whether you like it or not: I think it's highly entertaining and an affectionate take on the genre. Why make such an issue about such a light-hearted thing? Such a strange reaction to something you find bewilderingly trivial. How about you come and play with the rest of us rather than taking swipes from the sidelines, eh?
Have you seen Pride & Prejudice & Zombies? I loved that movie.

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Old 22.07.2017, 00:17
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Have you seen Pride & Prejudice & Zombies? I loved that movie.

I haven't but it's on Netflix and on my list! Keep meaning to pick the book up too.
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Old 22.07.2017, 01:45
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

My FWP thread has been derailed by chick lit
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Old 22.07.2017, 07:29
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My FWP thread has been derailed by chick lit
They're a sick and wicked bunch, so they are.
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Old 22.07.2017, 08:51
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My FWP thread has been derailed by chick lit
Mr. Bennet, is that you?
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Old 22.07.2017, 10:44
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Mr. Bennet, is that you?

Mr Collins.

FWP: my brand new hob has imperfect knobs. New ones are being ordered but it will take a week.
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Old 22.07.2017, 10:52
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Mr Collins.

FWP: my brand new hob has imperfect knobs. New ones are being ordered but it will take a week.
Press all the buttons and see what happens.. you might accidentally cook a roast dinner
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Old 22.07.2017, 10:57
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Press all the buttons and see what happens.. you might accidentally cook a roast dinner
Now that would be a miracle indeed.

They work fine, are just all scratchy from the installation. Is a cosmetic FWP. My two day kitchen install is now into week two.
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Old 22.07.2017, 11:59
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I forgot to charge my wifi headphones, so now can't hear the tv for my OH working from home.
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Old 22.07.2017, 13:40
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

Cant decide which Whisky to go next in the Swiss Senator lounge
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Old 22.07.2017, 15:24
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Cant decide which Whisky to go next in the Swiss Senator lounge
They don´t have that many there, do they?

Still, enjoy!
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