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    • Glad
    • By Glad 3rd Jan 14, 6:38 PM
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    Glad
    Money Savers Arms CXXVI - serving beer, wine, soft drinks, tea, coffee - all welcome
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    • 3rd Jan 14, 6:38 PM
    Money Savers Arms CXXVI - serving beer, wine, soft drinks, tea, coffee - all welcome 3rd Jan 14 at 6:38 PM


    Good evening all

    and welcome to a brand new Arms

    a place to chill and chat

    for everyone



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    • Fruitcake
    • By Fruitcake 1st Nov 16, 10:13 PM
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    Fruitcake
    There is no keeping my lovely friend Fruity down is there?
    Glad you are still making me laugh.
    Tips x
    Originally posted by Tipsntreats
    Hello, anyone home?

    Bum. Missed you.
    Last edited by Fruitcake; 01-11-2016 at 10:26 PM.
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    • Tipsntreats
    • By Tipsntreats 1st Nov 16, 11:05 PM
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    Ah I am sorry Fruity. We'll meet again.
    Tips x
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    • Fruitcake
    • By Fruitcake 1st Nov 16, 11:07 PM
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    Ah I am sorry Fruity. We'll meet again.
    Tips x
    Originally posted by Tipsntreats
    You're back!

    How bis?
    I married my cousin. I had to...
    I don't have a sister.

    All my screwdrivers are cordless.
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    • Tipsntreats
    • By Tipsntreats 1st Nov 16, 11:10 PM
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    Do you never go to bed?
    I am fine. Have you got over your ordeal?
    I bet lovely Mrs Fruity is fussing over you.
    Money, money, money
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    • Fruitcake
    • By Fruitcake 1st Nov 16, 11:17 PM
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    Fruitcake
    Do you never go to bed?
    I am fine. Have you got over your ordeal?
    I bet lovely Mrs Fruity is fussing over you.
    Originally posted by Tipsntreats
    Yes, but Ms F has gone to bed early and I'm not tired yet. Thirty eight years of being a shift worker need flushing out of my system as well.

    I'm glad to hear that. I have a bit of discomfort in my hand and arm, but nothing debilitating.

    She has been, but she needs more sleep than I do. She also had a glass of Dissarano earlier.

    Wotcha been up to?
    Last edited by Fruitcake; 01-11-2016 at 11:23 PM.
    I married my cousin. I had to...
    I don't have a sister.

    All my screwdrivers are cordless.
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    • Tipsntreats
    • By Tipsntreats 1st Nov 16, 11:26 PM
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    Tipsntreats
    I have joined another forum that has no trolls.
    But I missed YOU.
    I am going to bed now though. I come back tomorrow.
    Good night sweet dreams Tips x
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    • Fruitcake
    • By Fruitcake 1st Nov 16, 11:29 PM
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    Fruitcake
    I have joined another forum that has no trolls.
    But I missed YOU.
    I am going to bed now though. I come back tomorrow.
    Good night sweet dreams Tips x
    Originally posted by Tipsntreats
    I'm glad you come back.

    I'll look southeast then.

    G'night m'deario.
    I married my cousin. I had to...
    I don't have a sister.

    All my screwdrivers are cordless.
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    • Fruitcake
    • By Fruitcake 2nd Nov 16, 8:43 AM
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    Fruitcake
    It's time for my long awaited full English breakfast.

    Snorkers!
    I married my cousin. I had to...
    I don't have a sister.

    All my screwdrivers are cordless.
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    • Tipsntreats
    • By Tipsntreats 2nd Nov 16, 11:00 AM
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    Tipsntreats
    It's time for my long awaited full English breakfast.

    Snorkers!
    I hope you enjoyed it!
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    • Fruitcake
    • By Fruitcake 2nd Nov 16, 7:35 PM
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    I hope you enjoyed it!
    Originally posted by Tipsntreats
    I enjoyed it all very much.

    They have lovely fresh bread that is perfect for toast to stick a fried egg upon. Baked beans (of course), snorkers, a small piece of bacon (because I have to restrict my salt intake,) orange juice, a pot of tea, toast and Seville marmalade.

    I didn't need any lunch today.
    Last edited by Fruitcake; 02-11-2016 at 8:19 PM.
    I married my cousin. I had to...
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    All my screwdrivers are cordless.
    "You're Safety Is My Primary Concern Dear" - Laks
    • Tipsntreats
    • By Tipsntreats 2nd Nov 16, 9:39 PM
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    Oh Fruity you don't need salt. I have for years used next to no salt.
    Just lots of hugs and kisses from your lovely cousin, that is my recommendation for replacing salt.
    Tips x
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    • Pyxis
    • By Pyxis 3rd Nov 16, 6:55 AM
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    Pyxis
    I enjoyed it all very much.

    They have lovely fresh bread that is perfect for toast to stick a fried egg upon. Baked beans (of course), snorkers, a small piece of bacon (because I have to restrict my salt intake,) orange juice, a pot of tea, toast and Seville marmalade.

    I didn't need any lunch today.
    Originally posted by Fruitcake
    Snorkers?

    Are they sausages?

    The full E I had on Sunday didn't have any fried bread.
    They had some dried-up looking hash browns, but no fried bread.
    I do like fried bread to put baked beans on.

    A month ago, the place I was at had lovely fried bread! In the past they had done lovely fried bread, then it became horrid, maybe a new chef using a cheap oil to fry it in, but now it's lovely again!

    My main beef about full English breakfasts is that they aren't often piping hot, even though I get down there for the very start. Even at the nice fried bread place, (which was in Zummerzet, Fruity!) , the first morning's was nice and hot, but the second morning's was more lukewarm.
    I can't bear lukewarm beans and lukewarm bacon. They need to be hot, even if not piping hot.


    Another thing I've noticed is that either the bacon or the sausages can be very nice, but rarely are both very nice! It's strange!
    (I just lurve spiders! )
    INFJ(Turbulent).

    Her Greenliness Baroness Pyxis of the Alphabetty, P.P..

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    • Pyxis
    • By Pyxis 3rd Nov 16, 7:01 AM
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    Pyxis
    Oh Fruity you don't need salt. I have for years used next to no salt.
    Just lots of hugs and kisses from your lovely cousin, that is my recommendation for replacing salt.
    Tips x
    Originally posted by Tipsntreats
    Me neither. Haven't used salt in cooking since the Ark, even in meat dishes. For a while I only used to add it to lamb dishes, as lamb can be bland, but I don't even do that now. I find the salt content that is naturally in vegetables provides enough, and I do use lots of herbs and especially black pepper to zing it up.


    However, there is added salt in a huge percentage of what we eat., whether we like it or not.
    Even a stock cube has a lot of added salt.

    I've noticed that places abroad still use a lot of salt. In Italy, a lot of the dishes are noticeably salty, which is a shame.
    (I just lurve spiders! )
    INFJ(Turbulent).

    Her Greenliness Baroness Pyxis of the Alphabetty, P.P..

    X ~O
    • Fruitcake
    • By Fruitcake 3rd Nov 16, 9:22 AM
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    Fruitcake
    Snorkers?

    Are they sausages?

    The full E I had on Sunday didn't have any fried bread.
    They had some dried-up looking hash browns, but no fried bread.
    I do like fried bread to put baked beans on.

    A month ago, the place I was at had lovely fried bread! In the past they had done lovely fried bread, then it became horrid, maybe a new chef using a cheap oil to fry it in, but now it's lovely again!

    My main beef about full English breakfasts is that they aren't often piping hot, even though I get down there for the very start. Even at the nice fried bread place, (which was in Zummerzet, Fruity!) , the first morning's was nice and hot, but the second morning's was more lukewarm.
    I can't bear lukewarm beans and lukewarm bacon. They need to be hot, even if not piping hot.


    Another thing I've noticed is that either the bacon or the sausages can be very nice, but rarely are both very nice! It's strange!
    Originally posted by Pyxis
    Snorkers is a UK military term for sausages.

    I find it's not just brekkers where the food isn't kept hot. So many places dish up a hot meal on cold plates.

    I like proper fried bread, but there was some really nice fresh bread with a lovely crust and poppy seeds, so I toasted that to put the egg and beans on.
    The snorkers were nice, but only half the length of proper bangers, so of course I had to double the quantity.

    I waited for a new batch of eggs to come out only to find the yolks were all on their way to being solid.
    Egg yolks must be runny! It's the law.

    I am quite partial to cold beans straight from the fridge. However I agree that if it's meant to be hot, it should be really hot.
    That applies to the tea as well. Warm the pot!

    The holiday inn hotels I have stayed at recently I haven't bothered with breakfast. The strangled eggs are done in a microwave I think, and they have a grey tinge to them. Yuck.
    I married my cousin. I had to...
    I don't have a sister.

    All my screwdrivers are cordless.
    "You're Safety Is My Primary Concern Dear" - Laks
    • Tipsntreats
    • By Tipsntreats 3rd Nov 16, 1:25 PM
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    Tipsntreats
    I don't eat cooked breakfast. Cereal is fine for me.
    I call sausages bangers, not keen on them anymore. Oh my what do I eat on bonfire night eh?
    Tips x
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    • Fruitcake
    • By Fruitcake 3rd Nov 16, 2:34 PM
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    Fruitcake
    I don't eat cooked breakfast. Cereal is fine for me.
    I call sausages bangers, not keen on them anymore. Oh my what do I eat on bonfire night eh?
    Tips x
    Originally posted by Tipsntreats
    I don't normally eat a cooked breakfast either, but when it is complimentary at a hotel and someone else is doing the washing up afterwards, then I'm all in favour.
    I married my cousin. I had to...
    I don't have a sister.

    All my screwdrivers are cordless.
    "You're Safety Is My Primary Concern Dear" - Laks
    • Tipsntreats
    • By Tipsntreats 3rd Nov 16, 3:35 PM
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    I don't normally eat a cooked breakfast either, but when it is complimentary at a hotel and someone else is doing the washing up afterwards, then I'm all in favour.
    Oh I have a dishwasher. Hubby does the hand stuff. That is our arrangement. I cook he washes.
    Tips x
    Money, money, money
    Must be funny
    • Tipsntreats
    • By Tipsntreats 4th Nov 16, 7:49 PM
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    Tipsntreats
    Sleazy are you coming?
    Tips x
    Money, money, money
    Must be funny
    • Fruitcake
    • By Fruitcake 4th Nov 16, 7:55 PM
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    Fruitcake
    Sleazy are you coming?
    Tips x
    Originally posted by Tipsntreats
    Is that one of Disney's alternative seven dwarfs?
    I married my cousin. I had to...
    I don't have a sister.

    All my screwdrivers are cordless.
    "You're Safety Is My Primary Concern Dear" - Laks
    • Sleazy
    • By Sleazy 4th Nov 16, 8:07 PM
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    Sleazy
    Is that one of Disney's alternative seven dwarfs?
    Originally posted by Fruitcake
    Been called many things .......
    Signed Sleazy
    Otherwise known as the Lounge Lizard
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