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    amcluesent
    How Common are you?
    • #1
    • 7th Jun 10, 6:50 AM
    How Common are you? 7th Jun 10 at 6:50 AM
    As an antidote to all the 'posh' tests going about...Answer yes to three or more of these and you are considered common -
    • Do your toddlers have pierced ears?
    • Are any of the doors of your car a different colour?
    • Have you ever purchased an item using the television?
    • Would you know how to cash a giro?
    • Do you own a snake or a lizard ?
    • Do you have tattoos over more than 25% of your arms ?
    • Do you shop at Iceland?
    • When you go out for a family meal does it come in a bucket?
    • Do you watch ITV 2 ?
    • Do most of your relatives live within walking distance?
    • Have you ever been involved in a paternity test
    • Do you enjoy dog racing?
    • Do you shop at Sport and Soccer?
    • Do you have an account with Kays?
    • Have you ever been on holiday to a caravan park?
    • Did you name your children after celebrities?
    • Do you take off your top when you go shopping?
    • Do you own a 50" television?
    • Do you have an England flag hanging from a bedroom window ?
    • Do you watch Jeremy Kyle?
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    • bluebeary
    • By bluebeary 7th Jun 10, 7:25 AM
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    bluebeary
    • #2
    • 7th Jun 10, 7:25 AM
    • #2
    • 7th Jun 10, 7:25 AM
    As an antidote to all the 'posh' tests going about...Answer yes to three or more of these and you are considered common -
    • Would you know how to cash a giro?
    • Do you shop at Iceland?
    • Do you watch ITV 2 ?
    • Have you ever been on holiday to a caravan park?
    • Do you watch Jeremy Kyle?
    Originally posted by amcluesent
    would you take a giro to the post office or bank ?

    i think i may have been caught watching itv 2, not sure

    i love jeremy kyle because its like a comedy show
    • peter_the_piper
    • By peter_the_piper 7th Jun 10, 7:31 AM
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    peter_the_piper
    • #3
    • 7th Jun 10, 7:31 AM
    • #3
    • 7th Jun 10, 7:31 AM
    The only caravan sites I've used do not have slides, pools etc. do they count?
    I'd rather be an Optimist and be proved wrong than a Pessimist and be proved right.
    • Old Git
    • By Old Git 7th Jun 10, 7:32 AM
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    Old Git
    • #4
    • 7th Jun 10, 7:32 AM
    • #4
    • 7th Jun 10, 7:32 AM
    did you vote for the Con Dem parties should be there .
  • Markyt
    • #5
    • 7th Jun 10, 7:53 AM
    • #5
    • 7th Jun 10, 7:53 AM
    I'm not common at all. I'm the only extant example, in fact.
    • Danni
    • By Danni 7th Jun 10, 8:10 AM
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    Danni
    • #6
    • 7th Jun 10, 8:10 AM
    • #6
    • 7th Jun 10, 8:10 AM
    I'm quite disappointed that I could only answer two with yes. I do know how to cash a giro, and I've been to a caravan park (but not since I was a child), but the rest don't apply. I guess I best try harder
    Purple Penguin Power!
    • blue_haddock
    • By blue_haddock 7th Jun 10, 8:14 AM
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    blue_haddock
    • #7
    • 7th Jun 10, 8:14 AM
    • #7
    • 7th Jun 10, 8:14 AM
    only 2 for me so i'm not common!
    Cover me in honey and fling me to the hermaphrodites!
    • Tarry
    • By Tarry 7th Jun 10, 8:16 AM
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    Tarry
    • #8
    • 7th Jun 10, 8:16 AM
    • #8
    • 7th Jun 10, 8:16 AM
    only two for me too, caravan park and I know how to cash a giro.
    The Very Right Honourable Lady Tarry of the Alphabetty thread

    -I just love finding bargains and saving money
    I love to travel as much as I can when I can
    Life has a way to test you, it's how you deal with this that matters
    • partlydave
    • By partlydave 7th Jun 10, 8:25 AM
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    partlydave
    • #9
    • 7th Jun 10, 8:25 AM
    • #9
    • 7th Jun 10, 8:25 AM
    I only answered yes to 1
    Justice for the 96 YNWA
    Silver linings are the best
    Do not regret growing older, it is a privilege denied to many.
    If I lay here, If I just lay here
    will you lie with me and just forget the world
    • MRSTITTLEMOUSE
    • By MRSTITTLEMOUSE 7th Jun 10, 8:25 AM
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    MRSTITTLEMOUSE
    I got a zero, is that bad.
    • partlydave
    • By partlydave 7th Jun 10, 8:28 AM
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    partlydave
    I got a zero, is that bad.
    Originally posted by MRSTITTLEMOUSE
    youre deffo a candidate for posh
    Justice for the 96 YNWA
    Silver linings are the best
    Do not regret growing older, it is a privilege denied to many.
    If I lay here, If I just lay here
    will you lie with me and just forget the world
    • JBD
    • By JBD 7th Jun 10, 8:31 AM
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    JBD
    I answered yes to 4, which I'm quite pleased about. I would rather be common than a snob.
    • Idiophreak
    • By Idiophreak 7th Jun 10, 8:33 AM
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    Idiophreak
    • Have you ever purchased an item using the television?
      Damnit, yes - but it looked so goooood!
    • Do you watch ITV 2 ?
      Curse you, Xtra Factor!
    • Do you enjoy dog racing?
      It's a good fun, inexpensive, evening out!
    • Do you shop at Sport and Soccer?
      I think there should be a distinction here...yes, I shop at Sports Soccer - but for *sports* stuff - the question should read "do you fashion shop at Sport and Soccer
    • Do you watch Jeremy Kyle?
      Fine, I like low-brow telly - but in my defence, it's not like I've *been on* Jeremy Kyle...
    Originally posted by amcluesent
    I'm common as muck
    • Tigsteroonie
    • By Tigsteroonie 7th Jun 10, 8:42 AM
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    Tigsteroonie
    Damn, I answered Yes to 4 .....

    I watch Jeremy Kyle
    I watch ITV2 for the Jeremy Kyle repeats in the afternoon
    On Saturday we are going for our first family holiday to a caravan park
    I had to cash a giro last year when our benefits got f*d up

    Guess I should get my son's ears pierced, a tattoo, some tight strappy tops, and an England flag before the holiday
    Mrs Marleyboy

    MSE: many of the benefits of a helpful family, without disadvantages like having to compete for the tv remote

    Proud Parents to an Au-some son
  • Spongbong
    • Have you ever been involved in a paternity test Ha ha no but my father has (naughty grandma during the war; not sure who my grandfather was!)
    • Do you enjoy dog racing? No but I enjoy dogging, does that count?
    We are born wet, naked, and hungry. Then things get worse.
    Author Unknown


  • velvetybubbles
    defo common
    • Greatgimp
    • By Greatgimp 7th Jun 10, 9:07 AM
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    Greatgimp
    Damn - I got a yes to every question - wot you sayin?
    The secret of life is honesty and fair dealing. If you can fake that, you've got it made.
    • LandyAndy
    • By LandyAndy 7th Jun 10, 9:30 AM
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    LandyAndy
    • Have you ever purchased an item using the television?
    • Would you know how to cash a giro?
    • Do you watch ITV 2 ?
    • Have you ever been on holiday to a caravan park?
    • Do you watch Jeremy Kyle?
    Originally posted by amcluesent


    Bought stuff from QVC.

    Have been unemployed so know about giros (at least I knew 15 years ago).

    Have watched ITV2 occassionally.

    Almost all our holidays are camping hols so yes.

    Have watched it - but only ironically.
  • ditzy
    oh golly gawsh! 4, Iv been thrown in with those dreadful commoners!

    Old & Wise Enough Not To Care
    What You Think

    • Payless
    • By Payless 7th Jun 10, 9:34 AM
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    Payless


    Bought stuff from QVC.

    Have been unemployed so know about giros (at least I knew 15 years ago).

    Have watched ITV2 occassionally.

    Almost all our holidays are camping hols so yes.

    Have watched it - but only ironically.
    Originally posted by LandyAndy
    We must be the same person . They are the 5 that I have too.
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