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Old May 28th 2013, 10:15 pm
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Originally Posted by paranoidandroid View Post
Me too, by 2 fridges.
I've got four, and I live in England. This is more of what happens when people split up though. One lives in the garage and is full of beer. The other three are piddly little under-counter jobs, and collectively have less capacity than a decent American fridge.
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Old May 28th 2013, 10:16 pm
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Originally Posted by Bradford Lass View Post
One of the reasons I thought no one ever took anything was they are paranoid about stuff being spiked. I wanted to give out home made treats at Halloween but DH said it was a no- no after someone did spike stuff given to kids years ago. It was not a full packet so I am over it now
I suppose the big risk is that you might spike them with sugar and E-numbers...!
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Old May 28th 2013, 10:18 pm
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It was not a full packet so I am over it now
Some of us aren't though
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Old May 28th 2013, 10:20 pm
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Originally Posted by paranoidandroid View Post
Me too, by 2 fridges.
I might still get a beer fridge for the basement though. Just a wee one, mind ...

Originally Posted by Bradford Lass View Post
One of the reasons I thought no one ever took anything was they are paranoid about stuff being spiked. I wanted to give out home made treats at Halloween but DH said it was a no- no after someone did spike stuff given to kids years ago. It was not a full packet so I am over it now
It's the principle of the thing though. I don't care what it is, I hate it when some thieving bastard nicks my stuff out of the communal fridges in the workplace.
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Old May 28th 2013, 10:22 pm
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Thinking about your chocolate caramel digestives brought forth a blast from the past. Anyone out there remember biscuits from the seventies called Toffypops? As I recall, they were a kind of chocolate caramel digestive, but, if memory hasn't dealt me a smeller, a bit smaller in diameter.
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Old May 28th 2013, 10:24 pm
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Thinking about your chocolate caramel digestives brought forth a blast from the past. Anyone out there remember biscuits from the seventies called Toffypops? As I recall, they were a kind of chocolate caramel digestive, but, if memory hasn't dealt me a smeller, a bit smaller in diameter.
Yes I remember them they were about the same size as the chocolate turkish delight biscuits that I also brought back that were delicous!
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Old May 28th 2013, 10:26 pm
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I might still get a beer fridge for the basement though. Just a wee one, mind ...



It's the principle of the thing though. I don't care what it is, I hate it when some thieving bastard nicks my stuff out of the communal fridges in the workplace.
Amongst other things, I'm a diabetic, and always kept a bottle of Lucozade in the communal fridge at work. Inevitably they kept going missing. I three-quarters emptied one, and filled it with some rough and ready cane spirit.
Two days later, someone came along and punched me in the face. Never did understand why. If he wasn't a thieving bastard, he wouldn't have had a problem. Twunt.

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Old May 28th 2013, 10:28 pm
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Amonst other things, I'm a diabetic, and always kept a bottle of Lucozade in the communal fridge at work. Inevitably they kept going missing. I three-quarters emptied one, and filled it with some rough and ready cane spirit.
Two days later, someone came along and punched me in the face. Never did understand why. If he wasn't a thieving bastard, he wouldn't have had a problem. Twunt.
Twunt, indeed ...
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Old May 29th 2013, 7:18 pm
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Baseball/Softball making it to the final 3 for the new Olympic sport, what a load of shite, nobody gives a flying f*** about it outside the US, and it's hardly an example of fine athleticism is it.
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Baseball/Softball making it to the final 3 for the new Olympic sport, what a load of shite, nobody gives a flying f*** about it outside the US, and it's hardly an example of fine athleticism is it.
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Old May 29th 2013, 7:37 pm
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Baseball/Softball making it to the final 3 for the new Olympic sport, what a load of shite, nobody gives a flying f*** about it outside the US, and it's hardly an example of fine athleticism is it.
Aside from these countries, I suppose no one does care.

2013 World Baseball Classic TOURNAMENT
Australia
Brazil
Canada
China
Chinese Taipei
Cuba
Dominican Republic
Italy
Japan
Kingdom of the Netherlands
Korea
Mexico
Puerto Rico
Spain
United States
Venezuela
2013 Tournament: Sortable Rosters (all teams) »
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Canada
Chinese Taipei
Colombia
Czech Republic
France
Germany
Great Britain
Israel
New Zealand
Nicaragua
Panama
Philippines
South Africa
Spain
Thailand

As for athleticism, try it some day. Not a lot of people can hit a 90 mile per hour fastball or a hanging curve, let alone drive it 300 feet, keeping in mind that the time one has to judge where the pitch is going, is in the milliseconds. How many can make a diving catch of 120 mile an hour line drive, or better yet the same catch of a ground ball and then throw a perfect strike to first base, from a position on their knees or their back, to beat a speedy runner. Or pitch 9 innings, with a fastball, a curve, a slider, or any other pitch that strains your shoulder and elbow to the limit, and keep it in the strike zone and then go soak your elbow for a few hours to keep the swelling down. .

Baseball can be boring for some, (for me, soccer is sheer boredom in most cases) but it is a challenge and a good game is great too watch. There is some serious skill in fielding, turning double plays, making what seem impossible catches and also strategy. But as with any sport, it is an each to his own situation.

As for the Olympics, there are plenty of sports already included that are less deserving.

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Old May 29th 2013, 7:39 pm
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Baseball/Softball making it to the final 3 for the new Olympic sport, what a load of shite, nobody gives a flying f*** about it outside the US, and it's hardly an example of fine athleticism is it.
Most boring game in the entire history of really boring games.
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Originally Posted by dakota44 View Post
Aside from these countries, I suppose no one does care.

2013 World Baseball Classic TOURNAMENT
Australia
Brazil
Canada
China
Chinese Taipei
Cuba
Dominican Republic
Italy
Japan
Kingdom of the Netherlands
Korea
Mexico
Puerto Rico
Spain
United States
Venezuela
2013 Tournament: Sortable Rosters (all teams) »
2012 QUALIFIERS
Brazil
Canada
Chinese Taipei
Colombia
Czech Republic
France
Germany
Great Britain
Israel
New Zealand
Nicaragua
Panama
Philippines
South Africa
Spain
Thailand
I think you must have got it mixed up with the school rounders championship.
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Old May 29th 2013, 7:43 pm
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I think you must have got it mixed up with the school rounders championship.
Nope.
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Old May 29th 2013, 7:45 pm
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Most boring game in the entire history of really boring games.
are you speaking of cricket?
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