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Old Feb 12th 2013, 6:19 am
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Anyone going to be making pancakes tonight?

I certainly will be, they will be eaten with varied extras:

1. Ham and cheese (rolled)
2. Lemon / Sugar
3. Yoghurt (rolled) - trust me.
4. Lemon / Sugar
5. Jam or Nutella

Proper stuff.

The next question is, Lent - does anyone still give stuff up for Lent?

I'm thinking about a different sort of challenge - to try and be nicer to people. I'm always quite blunt and not interested in people and occasionally (rarely) get caught out by making a snap judgement on someone who turns out to be an acceptable human being.

For Lent I, Sir Scamp of Business Bay, will try my best to be nice to folk.
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Old Feb 12th 2013, 6:22 am
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Going religious are you ? We are now watching your posts for signs of religious mania.
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Old Feb 12th 2013, 6:25 am
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Going religious are you ? We are now watching your posts for signs of religious mania.
Nah, it's like Christmas and Easter.

You don't need to pray to eat pancakes, choccy and dish out gifts.
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A load of religious nonsense.

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A load of religious nonsense.

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Of course it is.

When was the last cig?
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Of course it is.

When was the last cig?
So long ago I don't remember...
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So long ago I don't remember...
Therefore, for Lent you will continue to not smoke.

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Therefore, for Lent you will continue to not smoke.


Pah. Nothing to do with any religious bollocks. There is no god and you can eat pancakes whenever you feel like it.
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Pah. Nothing to do with any religious bollocks. There is no god and you can eat pancakes whenever you feel like it.
You've completely ruined today for me.

I'd never be arsed to make pancakes. Today I can be, but now I don't want to.
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A load of religious nonsense.

http://i50.tinypic.com/18et6g.png
You're quite the ecclesiastical humourist today - got a sort of rope-a-pope thing going.. It's good, keep them coming!
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How about religion AND politics?

The Pope and Margaret Thatcher are on the same stage in front of a huge crowd.

The ex-PM and His Holiness, however, have seen it all before, so to make it a little more interesting, Maggie says to the Pope, "did you know that, with just one little wave of my hand, I can make every Conservative in the crowd go wild?"

He doubts it, so she shows him. Sure enough, the wave elicits rapture and cheering from every Conservative in the crowd. Gradually, the cheering subsides.

The Pope, not wanting to be out done by such a level of arrogance, considers what he could do. "That was impressive, but did you know that, with just one little wave of my hand, I can make every person in the crowd go crazy with joy? This joy will not be a momentary display, like that of your subjects, but will go deep into their hearts and they will forever speak of this day and rejoice."

Thatcher seriously doubts this and says so. "One little wave of your hand and all people will rejoice forever? Show me."

So the Pope punched her.
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How about religion AND politics?

The Pope and Margaret Thatcher are on the same stage in front of a huge crowd.

The ex-PM and His Holiness, however, have seen it all before, so to make it a little more interesting, Maggie says to the Pope, "did you know that, with just one little wave of my hand, I can make every Conservative in the crowd go wild?"

He doubts it, so she shows him. Sure enough, the wave elicits rapture and cheering from every Conservative in the crowd. Gradually, the cheering subsides.

The Pope, not wanting to be out done by such a level of arrogance, considers what he could do. "That was impressive, but did you know that, with just one little wave of my hand, I can make every person in the crowd go crazy with joy? This joy will not be a momentary display, like that of your subjects, but will go deep into their hearts and they will forever speak of this day and rejoice."

Thatcher seriously doubts this and says so. "One little wave of your hand and all people will rejoice forever? Show me."

So the Pope punched her.
The only slight weakness in that joke is that nothing much bad happens to the pope. Otherwise it's close to jocular perfection.
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Scamp, you should come to Holland. The pancakes are rather good. There's one of these pancake ships where I'm currently working.

http://www.pannekoekschip.nl/
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Scamp, you should come to Holland. The pancakes are rather good. There's one of these pancake ships where I'm currently working.

http://www.pannekoekschip.nl/
Looks pretty mega to me.
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