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Old Jan 9th 2013, 7:36 pm
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Originally Posted by zargof
I guess that depends on your children.
We are talking Ginsters here.
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Old Jan 9th 2013, 7:37 pm
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Originally Posted by tonrob
What type of filling are we talking about here...
Children or Ginsters?
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Old Jan 9th 2013, 8:08 pm
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... you think $3.41/gal is expensive for petrol
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You take the car to go somewhere that is 1/4 mile away.
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Old Jan 9th 2013, 8:14 pm
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you think 32oz of pop is actually a medium.
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Originally Posted by Lion in Winter
You take the car to go somewhere that is 1/4 mile away.
Yes, I did that the other day to drop a book off at the library. Well, that's closer to a full mile, but even then I felt like a giant fatty for not walking.
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you order a flavored latte
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You stop using "U"s
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Old Jan 9th 2013, 8:18 pm
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Going into a bank and actually talking to someone seems weird.
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Old Jan 9th 2013, 8:19 pm
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Default Re: You know you've been in the US too long when...

Originally Posted by lansbury
you order a flavored latte
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You stop using "U"s
Yay! I haven't been here too, too long then as I haven't done either of these (well the second one has been occasionally unwantedly enforced by spell checkers but that doesn't count )

If I ever order any kind of latte, flavoured or otherwise, you all have my permission to exercise your right to bear arms and shoot me
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You no longer freak out that there's a 1" gap round the bog door meaning everyone can see you taking a dump!
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Default Re: You know you've been in the US too long when...

Originally Posted by SultanOfSwing

If I ever order any kind of latte, flavoured or otherwise, you all have my permission to exercise your right to bear arms and shoot me
These are legal here, right?

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Old Jan 9th 2013, 8:31 pm
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Originally Posted by robin1234
Trying to compensate for something there, dear boy?
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Old Jan 9th 2013, 8:32 pm
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Originally Posted by Lion in Winter
You take the car to go somewhere that is 1/4 mile away.
I'm so guilty of this. We have a CVS 1/4 mile away and I always drive there. Mainly because there's no pavement to get there despite it being so close!
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Old Jan 9th 2013, 8:52 pm
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Originally Posted by Bink
I'm so guilty of this. We have a CVS 1/4 mile away and I always drive there. Mainly because there's no pavement to get there despite it being so close!
You're kind of OK there. My problem is that we have a pretty decent network of footpaths in my town that I can use to get to the library, a petrol station two smallish groceries and a Walgreens.

I've no excuses
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