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Old 21.07.2017, 11:28
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Jane Austen's alive!

FWP was having to scroll back two pages to make sure nobody had posted this first, dammit..!
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Old 21.07.2017, 11:30
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FFS, Rufus, would you just stop writing posts.. stop making suggestions, asking for things, giving advice or having an opinion.

This is a forum after all, and not what we do..

I am not going to join in with the passive aggressive claptrap or the idiotic nit-picking, will just take you out and give you a good old thrashing instead..

Get a grip!
Damnit, woman, would you stop being so straight forward and clear with everything you say? How are we all to manage when you shoot from the hip like that?

I know. Me and my saying what I mean... it has to stop, clearly.

Shall I put the kettle on? There are some lovely scones in the tin on the side.
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Old 21.07.2017, 11:31
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Jane Austen's alive!

FWP was having to scroll back two pages to make sure nobody had posted this first, dammit..!
Hehehe. She's a daft bezom. Makes the 19th c novel question in the GCSE lit a bit redundant now...

FWP: politicians.

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Old 21.07.2017, 11:53
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

I see no passive agressive, lol. I see people disagreeing and being actually polite. Another major FWP. Polite disagreements are labeled as indirect and unwanted, while straight out personal stuff as direct and desired.

Curley, same here. Got my own writing to tend to, although this is more fun, so is debating Austen and wannabes.
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From all that I have read tea & scones. The rest is too intelligent for me.
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Old 21.07.2017, 12:12
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I see no passive agressive, lol. I see people disagreeing and being actually polite. Another major FWP. Polite disagreements are labeled as indirect and unwanted, while straight out personal stuff as direct and desired.

Curley, same here. Got my own writing to tend to, although this is more fun, so is debating Austen and wannabes.
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Old 21.07.2017, 15:07
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Shall I put the kettle on? There are some lovely scones in the tin on the side.
FFS Rufus!

Scones...lemon drizzle...yoghurt covered flapjacks. You're evil
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Old 21.07.2017, 15:26
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I know where you live!! Sort of.
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FFS Rufus!

Scones...lemon drizzle...yoghurt covered flapjacks. You're evil
Is it too early for something stronger than tea with that.
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Old 21.07.2017, 15:31
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I am tired of sunscreen.
Try remembering to put Factor 50 on every inch of your body every day, doctors orders!!

The bit i always forget is the back of my neck - I had long hair.
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Old 21.07.2017, 15:36
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FFS Rufus!

Scones...lemon drizzle...yoghurt covered flapjacks. You're evil

Victoria sponge, Mr Kipling, Cadbury mini-rolls, jam tarts, lemon curd...

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Is it too early for something stronger than tea with that.
Nope. Not at all. Shall I pour? Single or double?
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Is it too early for something stronger than tea with that.
Way too early Mind you, I've never tried Aperol Spritz with lemon drizzle cake.
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Old 21.07.2017, 15:38
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Way too early Mind you, I've never tried Aperol Spritz with lemon drizzle cake.
You should investigate that thoroughly, in the name of, er, scientific research.
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Old 21.07.2017, 15:42
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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, 17:01
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I have a similar reaction to Tetley fruit tea.
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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, 21:01
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Are there people out there who still believe the soulmate BS?
Absolutely.
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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, 22:27
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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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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.

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