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What do you stock up on when visiting UK?

Old Nov 3rd 2016, 6:49 pm
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Slightly off topic, but I do take those US paper toilet seat covers when visiting the UK
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Old Nov 3rd 2016, 6:50 pm
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Originally Posted by Pulaski View Post
Ah yes. ..... Luckily I still had the old one, which still works. I have been told warned I need to put it back together or buy a new one.
Do you have access to a river, maybe a washing board would suffice.
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Originally Posted by mrken30 View Post
Do you have access to a river, maybe a washing board would suffice.
Or a rock.
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Old Nov 3rd 2016, 7:04 pm
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Originally Posted by Nutek View Post
Or a rock.
I have lots of that, most of it "heavy". I like to listen to it while doing laundry.
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Originally Posted by Pulaski View Post
I have lots of that, most of it "heavy". I like to listen to it while doing laundry.
Did one land on your washer?
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Originally Posted by mrken30 View Post
Slightly off topic, but I do take those US paper toilet seat covers when visiting the UK
Just chiming in, toilet paper also works on public toilet seats. 3 layers is the way to go.

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Did one land on your washer?
I think Mr. P went 'hammer of Thor' on his washing machine
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Originally Posted by livinginnyc View Post
..... I think Mr. P went 'hammer of Thor' on his washing machine. .....
More "torx #15 of Thor". Apart from the last bit, knocking the bearing races out, then a big ****-off hammer and a chisel was indeed the order of the day.
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Originally Posted by livinginnyc View Post
Just chiming in, toilet paper also works on public toilet seats. 3 layers is the way to go.
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So you're the one that uses up all the toilet paper
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Tea for me too. It's light and, if you toss out the box & put the teabags into plastic bags, very easy to pack....
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Oh right.... you're one of those loose tea snobs....
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I wouldn't say 'stock up on' but there is always an order for a few packs of Frazzles whenever anyone goes back.
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Originally Posted by moneypenny20 View Post
I wouldn't say 'stock up on' but there is always an order for a few packs of Frazzles whenever anyone goes back.
Ooh.. I had forgotten Frazzles.
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Old Nov 6th 2016, 1:18 pm
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We've not been back to the UK for three years but always give parents a shopping list before they come over to ours for their hols. This usually includes:

Beef Space Raiders
Cheese Moments
Scampi Fries
Roysters Bubble Steak crisps
Pub style ploughman's lunches

We can usually get most other stuff from Park n Rob when we have 100 dibs to fritter away.
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Originally Posted by Made in Sheffield 1 View Post
Scampi Fries
These things?
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They're not too bad, but I meant these...
Bloody gorgeous.
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Originally Posted by Nutek View Post
Ooh.. I had forgotten Frazzles.
I bought some last time I went, they don't taste as good as I remember.
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