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    • redfox
    • By redfox 6th Nov 17, 3:30 PM
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    Elite 11+ shopping and chat thread part 2
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    • 6th Nov 17, 3:30 PM
    Elite 11+ shopping and chat thread part 2 6th Nov 17 at 3:30 PM
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    Welcome to a new long lasting Elite 11+ glitch and chat thread.

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    • davemorton
    • By davemorton 1st Dec 17, 10:19 PM
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    Oh, I dont mind paying for nice bread. The difference between a nice loaf and a boring one is huge.
    Quis custodiet ipsos custodes?
    Juvenal, The Sixteen Satires
    • davemorton
    • By davemorton 1st Dec 17, 10:20 PM
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    Thats better

    Android - 3 x 3 Mands, 1 x 3 Gweggs, 2 mands Coke .

    Anon
    Originally posted by Anon
    Well gel!!
    Still, my 3 x 3 and 1 x coke wasnt bad
    Quis custodiet ipsos custodes?
    Juvenal, The Sixteen Satires
    • Anon
    • By Anon 1st Dec 17, 10:21 PM
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    Anon
    Oh, I dont mind paying for nice bread. The difference between a nice loaf and a boring one is huge.
    Originally posted by davemorton
    We know the difference is huge, about 1.40 on TMs prices .

    Anon
    Last edited by Anon; 01-12-2017 at 10:28 PM.
    • Savvybuyer
    • By Savvybuyer 1st Dec 17, 10:21 PM
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    I had seen this at around 41 for 60ml during Black Friday....
    Originally posted by marmitelovemehateme
    Spooky that we are both posting about Black Friday at roughly the same time.

    Following on from my last post, might be cheaper now after Black Friday.
    M lists - page 18 (on 40 posts per page setting) - Avs M: post 705-708 inclusive; Tvs M and "Buy in M": post 708 onwards.

    3Dogs' lists - page 6, posts 210-214.
    • davemorton
    • By davemorton 1st Dec 17, 10:21 PM
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    I had seen this at around 41 for 60ml during Black Friday....
    Originally posted by marmitelovemehateme
    Yip, then when people decide to put it on their Santa list after all the sales have finished
    Quis custodiet ipsos custodes?
    Juvenal, The Sixteen Satires
    • Anon
    • By Anon 1st Dec 17, 10:21 PM
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    Anon
    Well gel!!
    Still, my 3 x 3 and 1 x coke wasnt bad
    Originally posted by davemorton
    Good ROI .

    Anon
    • Tinyshoes
    • By Tinyshoes 1st Dec 17, 10:22 PM
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    Is this a better shot, the light was on his face in the last one.



    Yes Nanny is a big fan, I did get a short video first year I saw him, think I posted it for her but can't find it as was either on my old phone or photobucket.
    Birds flying high, You know how I feel, Sun in the sky, You know how I feel,
    Reeds driftin' on by, You know how I feel

    It's a new dawn, It's a new day, It's a new life, For me, And I'm feeling good...
    • davemorton
    • By davemorton 1st Dec 17, 10:23 PM
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    Florentine's....and tips. I cant seem to get mine to be chewy, and I prefer them chewy.
    Quis custodiet ipsos custodes?
    Juvenal, The Sixteen Satires
    • TrulyMadly
    • By TrulyMadly 1st Dec 17, 10:25 PM
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    Florentine's....and tips. I cant seem to get mine to be chewy, and I prefer them chewy.
    Originally posted by davemorton
    You want a tip?

    Buy them from marksies
    To do is to be. Rousseau
    To be is to do. Sartre
    Do be do be do. Sinatra
    • Tinyshoes
    • By Tinyshoes 1st Dec 17, 10:26 PM
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    Oh, I dont mind paying for nice bread. The difference between a nice loaf and a boring one is huge.
    Originally posted by davemorton
    You need waities whoopsies.

    Although saying that they were wasting a lot of the bakery section at DD's store last sunday. I hate to see good food go to waste. My local does good reductions last thing.
    Birds flying high, You know how I feel, Sun in the sky, You know how I feel,
    Reeds driftin' on by, You know how I feel

    It's a new dawn, It's a new day, It's a new life, For me, And I'm feeling good...
    • davemorton
    • By davemorton 1st Dec 17, 10:26 PM
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    You want a tip?

    Buy them from marksies
    Originally posted by TrulyMadly
    Now where is the fun in that? (And prefer Brockbushes anyway )
    Quis custodiet ipsos custodes?
    Juvenal, The Sixteen Satires
    • davemorton
    • By davemorton 1st Dec 17, 10:27 PM
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    davemorton
    You need waities whoopsies.

    Although saying that they were wasting a lot of the bakery section at DD's store last sunday. I hate to see good food go to waste. My local does good reductions last thing.
    Originally posted by Tinyshoes
    Nope, I just need a Waities. They are really neglecting TM and I. Very rude of them!
    Quis custodiet ipsos custodes?
    Juvenal, The Sixteen Satires
    • curl girl
    • By curl girl 1st Dec 17, 10:28 PM
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    Soup recipies, I usually just make them up. Once you get used to it you cant go wrong, but for specific types, I always turn to Delia for soup. I have a lovely soup book of hers (particularly recommend the goulash soup )

    Delias French Onion Soup...
    https://www.deliaonline.com/recipes/international/european/french/french-onion-soup

    Originally posted by davemorton

    Sorry marmie, dm's recipe may win.
    White wine and cognac.
    Mmmmmm two of my favourite things.

    Plus onions, I always have to have loads of onions in.
    curl girl with a space - even though there is no space in my cupboard!!!
    • Tinyshoes
    • By Tinyshoes 1st Dec 17, 10:29 PM
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    Tinyshoes
    Nope, I just need a Waities. They are really neglecting TM and I. Very rude of them!
    Originally posted by davemorton
    I'm feeling a bit neglected by them too as still no conditional spends in the post for me today.

    Has someone told them I went to Ts last week.
    Birds flying high, You know how I feel, Sun in the sky, You know how I feel,
    Reeds driftin' on by, You know how I feel

    It's a new dawn, It's a new day, It's a new life, For me, And I'm feeling good...
    • pepper77
    • By pepper77 1st Dec 17, 10:30 PM
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    pepper77
    I might get there in the end.

    The Old Rosie Cloudy Scrumpy Cider (10L), that I originally had on my list at 20 (which I thought was a good price for the quantity), which went to a "Black Friday" price of 15, went to 13 on Wednesday. So, it was better to ignore Black Friday, as that was still too expensive, and buy it afterwards!
    Originally posted by Savvybuyer
    Is it still available at that price ? Where?
    TIA
    • davemorton
    • By davemorton 1st Dec 17, 10:30 PM
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    davemorton
    Sorry marmie, dm's recipe may win.
    White wine and cognac.
    Mmmmmm two of my favourite things.

    Plus onions, I always have to have loads of onions in.
    Originally posted by curl girl
    Just had a look, and her soup book is available used on Amazon for 2.80. I know most things are on the internet, but it really is a good book. TM, get it bought, treat yourself!!!I know you like cook books.
    Quis custodiet ipsos custodes?
    Juvenal, The Sixteen Satires
    • TrulyMadly
    • By TrulyMadly 1st Dec 17, 10:31 PM
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    TrulyMadly
    ... It wants to be at that price! I baulk at paying more than 50p

    Anon
    Originally posted by Anon
    Here we are. This is all thats left.

    I ate both ends as the crusty bits are the best.

    Ive had it with jam on, cream cheese and Lurpak too. I would have eaten it all but Im trying to watch my weight leading up to Christmas.

    To do is to be. Rousseau
    To be is to do. Sartre
    Do be do be do. Sinatra
    • curl girl
    • By curl girl 1st Dec 17, 10:31 PM
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    curl girl
    If anyone sees any offers on Thierry Mugler Alien perfum, give me a shout please
    (How much 30 ml for that much, I would want it to make me 10 years younger so I could re-live my teens!!)
    Originally posted by davemorton
    I deleted a boots email, offering 10 off certain fragrances?
    curl girl with a space - even though there is no space in my cupboard!!!
    • davemorton
    • By davemorton 1st Dec 17, 10:32 PM
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    davemorton
    I dont make the goulash soup very often, as the ingredients list is huge!!!
    See below!
    1 lb (450 g) braising steak
    2 pints (1.5 litres) beef or vegetable stock
    1 teaspooon tomato pur!e
    1 lb (450 g) potatoes, peeled and cut into inch (1 cm) cubes
    1 green or red pepper, deseeded and chopped
    5 fl oz (150 ml) soured cream
    salt and freshly milled black pepper
    1-2 tablespoons olive oil
    1 large onion, chopped small
    1 tablespoon plain flour
    2 tablespoons hot paprika, plus a little extra for sprinkling
    teaspoon dried marjoram (if available)
    teaspoon caraway seeds
    1 clove garlic, crushed
    14 oz (400 g) tinned Italian chopped tomatoes
    Quis custodiet ipsos custodes?
    Juvenal, The Sixteen Satires
    • TrulyMadly
    • By TrulyMadly 1st Dec 17, 10:32 PM
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    TrulyMadly
    Just had a look, and her soup book is available used on Amazon for 2.80. I know most things are on the internet, but it really is a good book. TM, get it bought, treat yourself!!!I know you like cook books.
    Originally posted by davemorton
    Ive just requested Nigel Slaters Christmas chronicles

    Know you love him
    To do is to be. Rousseau
    To be is to do. Sartre
    Do be do be do. Sinatra
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