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Old Nov 26th 2020, 4:49 pm
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Originally Posted by Former Lancastrian
Now as much as I like a bacon sandwich I cannot think of one reason why I might even consider wearing bacon scented underwear?
Perhaps other BE posters could come up with a list of pros and cons for wearing bacon scented underwear.
The same reason Gwyneth Paltrow sells a candle that smells like her minge. People are weird.

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Old Nov 26th 2020, 11:11 pm
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Originally Posted by caretaker
Novelty gift? One of my dad's co-workers back in the 60's boasted of buying his wife a pair of mink-trimmed panties...
Would these bacon-scented ones throw off the CBSA sniffer dogs?
["I don't smell any cash or drugs, but I think we should have a look anyway."] Would the ones trained to find meat just automatically alert, or would they know the difference?
Well it looks like CBSA have taken over the role and are now handling the dogs CFIA used to which were specifically trained for sniffing out food items whereas the CBSA dogs are trained for narcotics, weapons and currency. Although I admit they are smart as for distinguishing the smell being as bacon flavoured underwear or the real thing who knows? Luckily they just sit rather than the old days were drug dogs used to indicate by pawing and sometimes biting.
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Old Nov 26th 2020, 11:12 pm
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Originally Posted by spouse of scouse
It might keep your sausage company?

Don't forget the dumplings as well.
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Old Nov 27th 2020, 11:25 pm
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In 1996 I was hired at the San Diego Zoo, worked in gift shops, the zoo turned 80 that year, boy did the concept of time change with age, in 1996, 2016 seemed so far away, and here we are ending 2020, feels like I blinked and poof 24 years passed. Hard to even believe it's been that long.

If things had gone to my 1996 plan, I'd still be working there
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Old Nov 28th 2020, 2:29 am
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This is pretty cool. Trains going right through town down the middle of the road.

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Old Nov 28th 2020, 12:02 pm
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Random question. How do I see the posts on BE where someone has replied to one of my comments. I can pull up my "Subscribed threads" page fairly easily (and then the threads with updated comments are in bold) but there used to be a page that was more personalized, in that it only listed the threads in which someone had replied to a comment I made.
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Old Nov 28th 2020, 1:42 pm
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Originally Posted by Shard
Random question. How do I see the posts on BE where someone has replied to one of my comments. I can pull up my "Subscribed threads" page fairly easily (and then the threads with updated comments are in bold) but there used to be a page that was more personalized, in that it only listed the threads in which someone had replied to a comment I made.
On the 'My Profile page, scroll down past the threads and Karma noticces and you will find 'Who Quoted me' links are there.
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Old Nov 28th 2020, 2:31 pm
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Originally Posted by mikelincs
On the 'My Profile page, scroll down past the threads and Karma noticces and you will find 'Who Quoted me' links are there.
Thanks Mike. That sound about right...but just checked the My Profile page and it doesn't have any Karma notices or a Who Quote me ??? Just a second profile snapshot and some related tabs? I wonder if it's not working?

Seems to be working now. Thanks.

(few mins later) not working again. Seems tempermental. Anyway, know where it should be at least. Maybe too much site advertsing is slowing my browser down.

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I would never have the temperament to drive a bus, seems this driver might be as his breaking point dealing with non mask wearing passengers, the other passenger doing the recording isn't helping the situation.


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Old Nov 28th 2020, 7:53 pm
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I've discovered this about 8 months after the fact, but here's an inspirational message from the church:
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Old Nov 29th 2020, 2:54 am
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Amazon's new thing is having delivery dates 1-2 weeks out, shipping 1-2 days after ordering, and immediately updates that the parcel will be delayed. None have been delayed yet, but I guess they just want people to be prepared. Still taking 1-2 weeks for things to arrive though, downside I guess of not being in a large metropolitan region anymore.
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Old Nov 29th 2020, 12:53 pm
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I think it is the same wherever you are at the moment. My "ships the same day" order from Michaels that i placed Wednesday is still not even showing as "picked up" by the courier
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Old Nov 29th 2020, 2:05 pm
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My last amazon order, three thins, had delivery dates from next day to 4 days. all arrived the next day. I do use prime.
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Originally Posted by mikelincs
My last amazon order, three thins, had delivery dates from next day to 4 days. all arrived the next day. I do use prime.
I use Prime too and haven’t had any problems with delivery.
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Old Nov 29th 2020, 2:35 pm
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I had a joke about the monolith, but then it was gone.
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