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What made you smile today? Part III

Old Jan 22nd 2019, 10:34 pm
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It isn't funny. Granted, I got away with paying CAN$32 by drinking Molson (possibly also being in bum-**** Alberta as well) but it was no joke.
I'm buying Molson Pilsner and there are more expensive Molson beers; prices go up. In other provinces the shelf price often doesn't include tax, but here it does so what it says on the shelf is what you pay at the till. If you buy beer anywhere but the government liquor board stores it can cost a lot more. The private outlets are in business for a reason.

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Old Jan 23rd 2019, 3:24 pm
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I'm buying Molson Pilsner and there are more expensive Molson beers; prices go up. In other provinces the shelf price often doesn't include tax, but here it does so what it says on the shelf is what you pay at the till. If you buy beer anywhere but the government liquor board stores it can cost a lot more. The private outlets are in business for a reason.
I can't remember if they added tax or not but I'm reasonably sure we weren't going to the LC either.
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Lovely old geezer, and a nice gesture by the USAF.

https://inews.co.uk/news/uk/tony-fou...-airmen-crash/
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Lovely old geezer, and a nice gesture by the USAF.

https://inews.co.uk/news/uk/tony-fou...-airmen-crash/
Fabulous - had some good friends at 48 FW.
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Old Jan 25th 2019, 3:08 pm
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We just got the news that my sister's getting married in October (we knew she was engaged but was expecting it to be next year), so it looks like we're taking a trip to Ireland again this year
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Old Jan 25th 2019, 3:25 pm
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We just got the news that my sister's getting married in October (we knew she was engaged but was expecting it to be next year), so it looks like we're taking a trip to Ireland again this year
G'wan!
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Old Jan 25th 2019, 3:27 pm
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G'wan!
I'll be drinking plenty of tea, so no need to worry there.
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I'll be drinking plenty of tea, so no need to worry there.
While trying to find a clip of Mrs Doyle falling I came across this: See their channel for the rest; it's a destination.
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While trying to find a clip of Mrs Doyle falling I came across this: See their channel for the rest; it's a destination.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4tBEysbyKOI
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I'll be drinking plenty of tea, so no need to worry there.
Proper tea. Big leaves in a one-gallon pot!!
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Proper tea. Big leaves in a one-gallon pot!!
Probably just Tesco's own, mate, those usually do the trick. Or Punjana if I feel so inclined.
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I'll be drinking plenty of tea, so no need to worry there.
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Proper tea. Big leaves in a one-gallon pot!!
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Probably just Tesco's own, mate, those usually do the trick. Or Punjana if I feel so inclined.
I'll be on the Redbush. Great stuff, helps clean out the system....
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In the middle of a hot, humid very busy day, I got to the shop for a hot, humid busy afternoon to find my brother and sister in law waiting for me. Total surprise they'd had planned a while. Apparently my face was a picture and for the first time ever my big brother made me cry by being awesome. I'm still in shock. My co workers had to walk outside to stop themselves from crying because of my reaction. My brother's been a pain in the arse for much of my life but now I love him!!! Haha.
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In the middle of a hot, humid very busy day, I got to the shop for a hot, humid busy afternoon to find my brother and sister in law waiting for me. Total surprise they'd had planned a while. Apparently my face was a picture and for the first time ever my big brother made me cry by being awesome. I'm still in shock. My co workers had to walk outside to stop themselves from crying because of my reaction. My brother's been a pain in the arse for much of my life but now I love him!!! Haha.
I just love this and I would have loved to have seen your face!

Have an amazing time with them while they are visiting x
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In the middle of a hot, humid very busy day, I got to the shop for a hot, humid busy afternoon to find my brother and sister in law waiting for me. Total surprise they'd had planned a while. Apparently my face was a picture and for the first time ever my big brother made me cry by being awesome. I'm still in shock. My co workers had to walk outside to stop themselves from crying because of my reaction. My brother's been a pain in the arse for much of my life but now I love him!!! Haha.
Wonderful. I love it!!!

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