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Scots give the UK a bad reputation again.

Old Dec 19th 2014, 8:43 pm
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Originally Posted by scotdownunder View Post
Yes I did read it thanks and If you read my reply properly you will see I was saying it (the Yule log) would go the same way as the deep fried mars bar - which was from Stonehaven - and after the initial gimmick aspect wore off very few (sensible) people could give a toss about it.
I very rarely eat fried food thanks, but obviously Scot-bashing seems to make you feel happy and superior.
Don't tell me not to react to the nastiness of your tone though, just because you think you're amusing.
It's a Christmas special, ffs. She'll doubtless stop frying mince pies and yule log when the season is over. There will be nothing on the menu come January to "go the same way as the deep fried mars bar." Which, considering your statistic that one in five chippers still sell them years after all the hype, is hardly a vanishing culinary form...

By the way, I have eaten a deep-fried mars bar, from the chip shop (now long since gone) that used to be on Spital near the junction with Merkland Road in Aberdeen. It was an interesting experience, and I'm glad to be able to say that I have tried it, but I won't be in a rush to repeat the experience. That chipper, however, did do quite excellent bridies as well as a really good fish supper, and usually had a vat of stovies bubbling away on winter evenings. All good fare for an umemployed layabout such I was when I lived there.

I'm not Scot-bashing, merely pointing out the over-the-top reaction that some BE users have when anyone makes an even slightly barbed comment at their expense. I'm sure you are always perfectly polite about the English, after all...
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Old Dec 19th 2014, 8:49 pm
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Default Re: Scots give the UK a bad reputation again.

Originally Posted by Former Lancastrian View Post
Nope its definitely a skirt as I just checked my wifes closet and she has several like that but not all in a tartan design.
Pure wanker that thinks they are being funny.
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Old Dec 19th 2014, 8:56 pm
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Default Re: Scots give the UK a bad reputation again.

1 in 5 chippies would offer to do one for you if you requested it, and they only sold on 'average' 1 or 2 a day that is a vanishing culinary form as far as I'm concerned.
You wouldn't think it when compared to the amount some newspapers etc bang on about them though.
I actually have English parents so would have to be careful about slagging the English off.
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Old Dec 19th 2014, 9:00 pm
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Pure wanker that thinks they are being funny.
Nice. Thanks for your considered contribution.
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Old Dec 19th 2014, 9:15 pm
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Default Re: Scots give the UK a bad reputation again.

Actually saying that, in my 27 years as a Scotsman I have never seen one in real life, or heard of anyone eating them.
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Old Dec 19th 2014, 9:26 pm
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Default Re: Scots give the UK a bad reputation again.

What's wrong with a deep fried mars bar in batter anyway? Isn't it essentially a chocolate caramel pancake?
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Old Dec 19th 2014, 9:28 pm
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Default Re: Scots give the UK a bad reputation again.

Can we now expect jokes about Poofters, Dykes and Spastics ?
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Old Dec 20th 2014, 5:16 pm
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Originally Posted by scot47 View Post
Can we now expect jokes about Poofters, Dykes and Spastics ?
You said the same in post 8, though you chose to use a different set of offensive words.

Get over yourself, FLs weak jokes are far from being in the same category of offensiveness. There isn't even a rude word for Scots is there?
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Old Dec 20th 2014, 5:23 pm
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Default Re: Scots give the UK a bad reputation again.

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You said the same in post 8, though you chose to use a different set of offensive words.

Get over yourself, FLs weak jokes are far from being in the same category of offensiveness. There isn't even a rude word for Scots is there?
Great response.

To each their own but obviously some found them offensive.
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Old Dec 20th 2014, 5:54 pm
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Default Re: Scots give the UK a bad reputation again.

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You said the same in post 8, though you chose to use a different set of offensive words.

Get over yourself, FLs weak jokes are far from being in the same category of offensiveness. There isn't even a rude word for Scots is there?
Scots are, of course, completely innocent of bigotry and racism (I'm 50% Scot BTW).

Go though a phone book for Trinidad or somewhere similar. Anyone with a Scottish surname will be black descendents of former slaves, who took their owners' surnames.

There is somewhere in my family a Scottish book of jokes (Canny Tales Frae Aberdeen). It is quite old. It would make Hitler blush and Farage would crap himself to be found in possession of it.
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Old Dec 21st 2014, 1:46 am
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Default Re: Scots give the UK a bad reputation again.

The bigotry in Scotland and in Ireland was seeded by the English so they could clear the highlands and control both Scotland and Ireland.
It didn't work too well for them in Ireland though,many of the Orange lodge idiots still fail to understand this when they parade on their drunken hate marches through catholic areas,I still don't understand why these retarded walks are allowed in 2014.
I'm Protestant from a mixed family before there's any comments.
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Default Re: Scots give the UK a bad reputation again.

Originally Posted by Former Lancastrian View Post
Nope its definitely a skirt as I just checked my wifes closet and she has several like that but not all in a tartan design.
It must be my computer as I have several fonts like Times New Roman, Arial, Georgia and Tahoma but no Taking The Piss font.
No I saw the correct font and I did have a laugh but it has to be pointed out that your lot have WARM BEER.

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