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Old 30.06.2011, 20:32
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I'm very backwards.... sorry....
I haven't the fainest idea what this thread is about.
Is it from a book ? or a television program ?

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Don't worry: I had to look it up. Apparently this is quite a big deal in some wet islands in the Atlantic.

More information here.
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Old 30.06.2011, 20:36
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Old 30.06.2011, 20:44
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I think the silly girl and her horrible mother in law should abide by Albanian rules:

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660 Coffee is taken first by the guest and then by the master of the house.

661 At the table, the master of the house washes his hands first, then the guest washes his.

662 First the master of the house drinks a glass of raki, then the guest drinks one.

663 The guest first dips a morsel of food, then the master of the house dips one.

664 If the master of the house dips a morsel before his guest, he must pay a fine of 500 grosh.

665 If the master of the house disgraces his own table in the presence of his guest, he must pay a fine of 100 grosh.

Note: These customs seem ludicrous, but their non-observance has caused killing amongst people sitting at the same table.
I reckon it's time for a blood feud!
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Old 30.06.2011, 20:47
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Re: Advice to a daughter in law to be...

And that, coming from a Sun reader?
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Old 30.06.2011, 21:09
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And that, coming from a Sun reader?
And this coming from someone who judges someone for reading The Sun. In itself there is nothing wrong with reading The Sun. The same people publish The Sun, The Times and the news of the world.

Is The Sun a lot of trash. Yes it is.

Does me reading a variety of different newspapers make me less intelligent or just have more of an idea of the different newspapers which the public read? I'd lean towards the latter.

Does you making a condescending remark about me and all Sun readers make you a douchebag? Yes it does.
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Old 30.06.2011, 21:12
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Is The Sun a lot of trash. Yes it is.
Like every other newspaper, then?

Yes it is!
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Old 30.06.2011, 21:15
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Yes it is!
I've really noticed the standard of The Times go down drastically since 'back in the day'

Reading The Sun and The Times everyday....there seems to be an increasingly small gap in quality between them
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Old 30.06.2011, 21:23
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Re: Advice to a daughter in law to be...

Well that's one mother in law who will never dare to bug her son's wife again !
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Old 30.06.2011, 21:26
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And this coming from someone who judges someone for reading The Sun. In itself there is nothing wrong with reading The Sun. The same people publish The Sun, The Times and the news of the world.

Is The Sun a lot of trash. Yes it is.

Does me reading a variety of different newspapers make me less intelligent or just have more of an idea of the different newspapers which the public read? I'd lean towards the latter.

Does you making a condescending remark about me and all Sun readers make you a douchebag? Yes it does.
How nice! You belong in the same category as the woman this thread is about.

Hit on a raw nerve, did I?
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How nice! You belong in the same category as the woman this thread is about.

Hit on a raw nerve, did I?
You're the uppity person who's judging people by what newspapers they link on a forum.
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Re: Advice to a daughter in law to be...

Gosh. Their marriage is not going to be peaceful, is it?

When the in-laws already have problems with the future bride, and expect her and her husband to maintain family ties ..... is the girl going to be visiting WITH her husband? .... or will it be one of those "Oh she has things to do ....... Yes, we`ll bring the kiddies around one day soon, just be patient Mom and Dad".

Accepting the person one`s son chooses for his wife is a way of declaring love. Finding faults is declaring war against him, and will only cause pain in the future.

So, she lies in bed when the rest of you are up bright and early ... so what?
She doesn`t do the "old fashioned" thing of personally writing Thank You notes ...... so what?
It`s her life. Not yours .
It`s called Unconditional Love - the same love you give your own children. And theoretically she becomes one of your children by marrying your son.
Think about it, and don`t destroy your relationship with her.
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Re: Advice to a daughter in law to be...

Personally I don't see the problem with talking about her diabetes. Perhaps her needing more food or saying what she can or cannot eat is related to her needs as a diabetic, and her blood sugar levels at that particular time. My ex would become particularly rude and nasty when her blood sugar was low (think of a angry drunk person) and wouldn't recall anything once she recovered. And once she took enough insulin for her estimated food intake she had to consume that much or risk passing out.

I'm really not clear on what the purpose of posting this to this forum was; wouldn't it have been better to have sent her a hand-written note outlining your disappointment in your son's choice of wife?
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Re: Advice to a daughter in law to be...

My thoughts exactly. People with diabetes absolutely do not realize how difficult they become when they are suffering from hypogylcemia, and do not remember after.
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Old 30.06.2011, 22:30
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I'm very backwards.... sorry....
I haven't the fainest idea what this thread is about.
Is it from a book ? or a television program ?

Please enlighten me.
You and me both, till porschie posted the link to the Sun article, I thought it was an episode from Corrie or Eastenders.

One thing that got me laughing so hard was: "No-one gets married in a castle unless they own it. It is brash, celebrity style behaviour."

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You and me both, till porschie posted the link to the Sun article, I thought it was an episode from Corrie or Eastenders.

One thing that got me laughing so hard was: "No-one gets married in a castle unless they own it. It is brash, celebrity style behaviour."

Don't worry, I was totally lost too!
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Old 30.06.2011, 23:38
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The onus is really on the fiancé to have told his fiancee that she should be up earlier than normal to make a good impression.
I would have thought vice versa is the case here; if the fiancé was incapable of making his tent pole early enough then who can blame the fiancee for waiting for her morning delight ?
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I would have thought vice versa is the case here; if the fiancé was incapable of making his tent pole early enough then who can blame the fiancee for waiting for her morning delight ?
Indeed. However, I think the son had already been up for a few hours
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Some of her points about manners when visiting someone's house are valid. Especially the lying in late while everyone else is up one.

Also the starting before everyone else does.
About "Also the starting before everyone else does"

If you are diabetic & start getting early symptoms then you have to start to eat immediately before things take a nasty turn for the worse......
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Indeed. However, I think the son had already been up for a few hours
Congratulations ........ to the son !!
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