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Old Jul 4th 2017, 8:04 am
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Originally Posted by Millhouse View Post
I didn't know Zomato was a charity.
And how dare a business that offers a service want to make a profit.


(As subtlety is way too difficult for many posters that is a dig at the poster before you. Seems everything has to be spelled out for the hard of understanding these days.)

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Old Jul 4th 2017, 8:06 am
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The thought of phoning someone and having to order food fills me with dread. Repeating words, repeating orders, misunderstanding each other etc etc etc....versus, a few clicks on an app?
THIS!!! is exactly the reason why I prefer apps. I hate trying to make myself understood to people who do not have a basic grasp of english/arabic and more importantly couldn't give a crap about service. If its not on an app in the ME, i rarely use the service.

Oh, and another thing while I'm ranting. The single biggest thing a vendor can do to upset me is let me order something on an app or website and then call to check details. The whole point of me using the internet is to avoid some fool getting between me and the system and screwing up my order. Think Souq and Sharaf DG are the worst offenders for this.
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Old Jul 4th 2017, 8:23 am
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And how (very) dare a business that offers a service want to make a profit.


(As subtlety is way too difficult for many posters that is a dig at the poster before you. Seems everything has to be spelled out for the hard of understanding these days.)
When did i state that? If you read and understood the subtlety in my writing, you would have a different view, but as a LL snowflake it can't be expected.
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Old Jul 4th 2017, 8:45 am
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THIS!!! is exactly the reason why I prefer apps. I hate trying to make myself understood to people who do not have a basic grasp of english/arabic and more importantly couldn't give a crap about service. If its not on an app in the ME, i rarely use the service.

Oh, and another thing while I'm ranting. The single biggest thing a vendor can do to upset me is let me order something on an app or website and then call to check details. The whole point of me using the internet is to avoid some fool getting between me and the system and screwing up my order. Think Souq and Sharaf DG are the worst offenders for this.
Yes, yes, yes.

I only use Washmen now because I schedule the dry-cleaning pick up and drop off to suit. They've never been late and whilst they're slightly more expensive, the fact it's consistent, without error and totally controlled through an app is bliss.
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When did i state that? If you read and understood the subtlety in my writing, you would have a different view, but as a LL snowflake it can't be expected.

Oh do stop all this LL snowflake stuff. It's tiresome and ridiculous.
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Old Jul 4th 2017, 8:57 am
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Oh do stop all this LL snowflake stuff. It's tiresome and ridiculous.
Yes and no.

It gives the far right a comfort that they're real people and actually on a spectrum. Joining in can help me feel better. I called a guy in the pub a Nazi-sympathising-bigoted-racist the other day when he called someone a snowflake.

**** it, if people want to throw labels around I'd rather be called a snowflake than have to admit to being a total ****.
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Yes, yes, yes.

I only use Washmen now because I schedule the dry-cleaning pick up and drop off to suit. They've never been late and whilst they're slightly more expensive, the fact it's consistent, without error and totally controlled through an app is bliss.
I have my dry cleaner on whatsapp.
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Joining in can help me f I called a guy in the pub a Nazi-sympathising-bigoted-racist the other day when he called someone a snowflake.
Lol bit extreme?
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I have my dry cleaner on whatsapp.
I get messages from job hunters on whatsapp. Swipe and block.
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what's a snowflake anyway?
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what's a snowflake anyway?
Dunno. First heard it when someone on my facebook shared a video of that blond bird who's been sacked by everyone and sued and hated since she posted loads of nasty videos on an American show. Tomi someone? Tomi Loren or Laren or something.

She went on a snowflake rant. Probably got IKnowNothing really, really hard.
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Dunno. First heard it when someone on my facebook shared a video of that blond bird who's been sacked by everyone and sued and hated since she posted loads of nasty videos on an American show. Tomi someone? Tomi Loren or Laren or something.

She went on a snowflake rant. Probably got IKnowNothing really, really hard.
I only heard (or saw?) it on here.

I need to get back on insta more.
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Lol bit extreme?
Nah, fight bullshit with bullshit I say...

Originally Posted by Millhouse View Post
I only heard (or saw?) it on here.

I need to get back on insta more.
That's the only other place I'd heard it.
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Old Jul 4th 2017, 10:30 am
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It used to be a Mumsnet favourite. Just saying...
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Generation Snowflake, or Snowflake Generation, is a neologistic term used to characterize the young adults of the 2010s as being more prone to taking offence and less resilient than previous generations, or as being too emotionally vulnerable to cope with views that challenge their own. The term is considered derogatory.[1][2] It is one of multiple examples of usage of the word "snowflake" to refer to people.

The term "snowflake" has been used to refer to children raised by their parents in ways that give them an inflated sense of their own uniqueness.[3][4][5] This usage of "snowflake" has been reported to originate from Chuck Palahniuk's 1996 novel Fight Club, and its 1999 film adaptation. Both the novel and the film include the line "You are not special. You are not a beautiful and unique snowflake."[4][3][6] In January 2017, Palahniuk claimed credit for coining this usage of "snowflake", adding "Every generation gets offended by different things but my friends who teach in high school tell me that their students are very easily offended". Palahniuk referred to the young adults of the 2010s as exhibiting "a kind of new Victorianism.”[7]

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Generation_Snowflake

In other words, young Corbyn voters.

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what's a snowflake anyway?
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