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    • Triker
    • By Triker 7th Jan 08, 10:44 PM
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    What's your weakness?
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    • 7th Jan 08, 10:44 PM
    What's your weakness? 7th Jan 08 at 10:44 PM
    Hello everyone, I just wondered if anyone else had a certain 'ahem' weakness whereby however hard you try not to, you just haven't been able to resist having.

    Mine, is handbags . The shame of it is, I am sooooo not really a handbag person but I seemed to have developed a slight........unhealthy interest lets say over the last few years.

    Luckily my last 3 aquisitions were given to me by a friend over christmas as she was having a clear out.

    I have now got to be ruthless and have a really cleansing clear out and start selling some on ebay.......starting tomorrow....promise.:rolleyes:

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  • sophiesmum
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    • 7th Jan 08, 10:54 PM
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    • 7th Jan 08, 10:54 PM
    Yup.... Books.. and kitchen equipment:rolleyes: ... ohh and did I mention books

    Keep me away from amazon and the lakeland catalogue
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  • lemonpie-86
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    • 7th Jan 08, 10:54 PM
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    • 7th Jan 08, 10:54 PM
    Mine used to be bags too, I am pretty bad for clothes in general now. Jewellery as well, I just have to have it. I have boxes full of stuff I never wear, but if I see something I like, I have to have it!
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  • bringmeshoes
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    • 7th Jan 08, 11:02 PM
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    • 7th Jan 08, 11:02 PM
    shoes, shoes and shoes (and chanel and clinique make up) although i got my last pair of shoes very DFW....got my oh to pay for them!h agreed to buy me a pair of shoes when i lost a stone
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  • notanothergreyhair
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    • 7th Jan 08, 11:03 PM
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    • 7th Jan 08, 11:03 PM
    I love(d) shoes and adored cigarettes. I haven't had new shoes for months and months, and I gave up the fags over 15 months ago.

    Like sophiesmum I love books, but my main weakness is getting my hair cut.
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    • Triker
    • By Triker 7th Jan 08, 11:04 PM
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    • 7th Jan 08, 11:04 PM
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    • 7th Jan 08, 11:04 PM
    Yup.... Books.. and kitchen equipment:rolleyes: ... ohh and did I mention books

    Keep me away from amazon and the lakeland catalogue
    Originally posted by sophiesmum
    Ooooh I'm a books and kitchen equipment addict collector too. Got a thing for big bowls (make of that what you will Freud) and cookery books, got loads, hardly made a thing from em , just a few select recipes.
    In fact, shhh tell no one, I've been known to read my cookery books in bed at night, dear dierdrie, is this normal?.
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    • angelflower
    • By angelflower 7th Jan 08, 11:05 PM
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    books and food.
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    • Triker
    • By Triker 7th Jan 08, 11:06 PM
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    • 7th Jan 08, 11:06 PM
    books and food.
    Originally posted by angelflower
    equals heaven
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    • 7th Jan 08, 11:07 PM
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    • 7th Jan 08, 11:07 PM
    Clothes, make-up, clothes, make-up....
    I have more tops and make-up than one person can surely need in a lifetime.....
    • D4WNO
    • By D4WNO 7th Jan 08, 11:11 PM
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    Shoes, bags and belts, many of which haven't even seen the light of day lol. I sold about 15 pairs of shoes before I moved in with my boyfriend and since then I have probably bought more than I began with lol
    • webitha
    • By webitha 7th Jan 08, 11:13 PM
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    NAGH weakness for haircuts are you like bald now lol only kidding

    mine is coffee im 34 i do not own a single handbag i own A pair of shoes that ive had for about 10 years and worn 4 times and i dont wear makeup and get my best friend to cut my hair

    but if i dont get my caffeine wow stay outta my way lol
    i do like getiing real nice beans like blue mountain just for xmas tho as a treat
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    • Triker
    • By Triker 7th Jan 08, 11:15 PM
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    My friend has the shoe thing, she spots them at 100 paces, I really don't get it meself.

    A shoe is a shoe right, comfortable, cheap and practical, right?
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  • lilac_lady
    books and purses (usually empty)
    " The greatest wealth is to live content with little."

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  • sophiesmum
    Ooooh I'm a books and kitchen equipment addict collector too. Got a thing for big bowls (make of that what you will Freud) and cookery books, got loads, hardly made a thing from em , just a few select recipes.
    In fact, shhh tell no one, I've been known to read my cookery books in bed at night, dear dierdrie, is this normal?.

    Originally posted by Triker
    I do this too
    i also annoy OH by reading him out recipes when he is watching football etc, After one long recipe book review he asked could we please have a break " as he was stuffed!!!!!"
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  • notanothergreyhair
    NAGH weakness for haircuts are you like bald now lol only kidding
    Originally posted by webitha
    If I have to pull out another grey hair I will be I have already had discussions about hair colour in the near future.
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  • Beckyneedstosavecash
    My friend has the shoe thing, she spots them at 100 paces, I really don't get it meself.

    A shoe is a shoe right, comfortable, cheap and practical, right?
    Originally posted by Triker
    Soooo wrong Triker - shoes are wonderful things!! They can make you feel sexy, powerful, sportly, funky all depending on what you have on your feet - you can't beat a good pair of stilettos!!

    My weakness is just clothes in general - I don't know why I just love to shop.... and going out for meals - it's how I socialise, at one point I was going out for dinner 3 or 4 times a week...not good! Not I have my little place I invite people round xxx

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    • Triker
    • By Triker 7th Jan 08, 11:20 PM
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    If I have to pull out another grey hair I will be I have already had discussions about hair colour in the near future.
    Originally posted by notanothergreyhair
    done the grey hair on the head thing, discovered a white hair on my leg, whats that all about eh?
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    • Triker
    • By Triker 7th Jan 08, 11:21 PM
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    Soooo wrong Triker - shoes are wonderful things!! They can make you feel sexy, powerful, sportly, funky all depending on what you have on your feet - you can't beat a good pair of stilettos!!

    My weakness is just clothes in general - I don't know why I just love to shop.... and going out for meals - it's how I socialise, at one point I was going out for dinner 3 or 4 times a week...not good! Not I have my little place I invite people round xxx
    Originally posted by Beckyneedstosavecash

    But bags are better because they don't make your feet hurt.
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  • sophiesmum
    I just don't get the shoes thing either:confused: :confused: :confused: :confused:

    Although I haven't passed this gene on to DD who definately gets the shoe thing - in every colour usually
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  • meyore
    Boots and underwear. I just see it there and I can't get it out of my head until I get it! I've been good recently, until today hadn't bought any for nearly 6 months.
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