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RE: Open All Hours

#2056 by astoness , Thu Apr 10, 2014 7:00 am

morning all..bright start to the day so i think i will be cutting the grass later on..


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RE: Open All Hours

#2057 by tca , Thu Apr 10, 2014 1:25 pm

i love this talk of sweets, mind you here they are lollies, and lollies are icy poles
I am a true brummie so a cadbury fan, even though the cadburys made in Hobart is note quite the same as the UK sample,
there are a few shops, well very few that sell the UK versions and its expensive compared to the local one. But my favorite dark choc is Black magic, now Melbournes a pretty big city, but to the best of my knowledge there is only one shop that keeps it in stock all year round, and one other who keeps it at easter and christmas. So I have to buy up when I get a chance, and while I think about it you cant get cumberland sausages in melb, there is a butcher about a three hour drive away but you must buy in 5KG lots, as the wife dont like them, I have to wait till im on a cruise ship to sample them.


 
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RE: Open All Hours

#2058 by astoness , Thu Apr 10, 2014 2:30 pm

Quote: tca wrote in post #27252
i love this talk of sweets, mind you here they are lollies, and lollies are icy poles
I am a true brummie so a cadbury fan, even though the cadburys made in Hobart is note quite the same as the UK sample,
there are a few shops, well very few that sell the UK versions and its expensive compared to the local one. But my favorite dark choc is Black magic, now Melbournes a pretty big city, but to the best of my knowledge there is only one shop that keeps it in stock all year round, and one other who keeps it at easter and christmas. So I have to buy up when I get a chance, and while I think about it you cant get cumberland sausages in melb, there is a butcher about a three hour drive away but you must buy in 5KG lots, as the wife dont like them, I have to wait till im on a cruise ship to sample them.


hi tca i used to have a crush on bournville dark choc...as you may have read earlier im on raspberry ruffles at the min..had half a bag earlier[Little LOL]


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RE: Open All Hours

#2059 by Slow Jo , Thu Apr 10, 2014 7:26 pm

Evening all ,hope you all had a good day ,sweets my favourite choclate is cadburys fruit and nut i'm a right fruit and nut case.[Little LOL]

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RE: Open All Hours

#2060 by astoness , Thu Apr 10, 2014 7:32 pm

Quote: Slow Jo wrote in post #27254
Evening all ,hope you all had a good day ,sweets my favourite choclate is cadburys fruit and nut i'm a right fruit and nut case.[Little LOL]


evening jo...you said it just eaten the rest of me raspberry ruffles..i fee sick now


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RE: Open All Hours

#2061 by Slow Jo , Thu Apr 10, 2014 7:43 pm

Evening lyn hope you enjoyed them ,got to have some little treats ,or life would be so dull,so go for it and enjoy,I've got some chocolate covered raisins enjoying.[Silly Grin]

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RE: Open All Hours

#2062 by astoness , Thu Apr 10, 2014 7:45 pm

Quote: Slow Jo wrote in post #27256
Evening lyn hope you enjoyed them ,got to have some little treats ,or life would be so dull,so go for it and enjoy,I've got some chocolate covered raisins enjoying.[Silly Grin]


oh i like them as well jo..used to buy the ones in boxes made by paynes i think..actually you can still get them


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RE: Open All Hours

#2063 by Sheldonboy , Thu Apr 10, 2014 7:48 pm

Good evening all, I used to love Paynes Poppets.


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RE: Open All Hours

#2064 by Slow Jo , Thu Apr 10, 2014 7:50 pm

These are in 200 grm bags I think thats about 8 ozs ,nearly all gone now,still don;t properly understand metric ,was brought up on feet and inches ,pounds and ounces.

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RE: Open All Hours

#2065 by Sheldonboy , Thu Apr 10, 2014 7:52 pm

You are right Jo, there was nothing like a gallon of Paynes Poppets


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RE: Open All Hours

#2066 by astoness , Thu Apr 10, 2014 7:54 pm

Quote: Slow Jo wrote in post #27259
These are in 200 grm bags I think thats about 8 ozs ,nearly all gone now,still don;t properly understand metric ,was brought up on feet and inches ,pounds and ounces.


so was i jo and i still ask for quarters and pounds in the butchers..know where i stand then...SB you can still get paynes poppets


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RE: Open All Hours

#2067 by Sheldonboy , Thu Apr 10, 2014 7:56 pm

Quote: astoness wrote in post #27261
Quote: Slow Jo wrote in post #27259
These are in 200 grm bags I think thats about 8 ozs ,nearly all gone now,still don;t properly understand metric ,was brought up on feet and inches ,pounds and ounces.


so was i jo and i still ask for quarters and pounds in the butchers..know where i stand then...SB you can still get paynes poppets


Yes but I'm not allowed.


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RE: Open All Hours

#2068 by Slow Jo , Thu Apr 10, 2014 7:59 pm

Same here ,if Igo to b and q to buy wood I always take a tape measure with me, all their sizes are metric,when I take out a tape measure get some funny looks,IF they ask ,do you need any help, just say convert this to imperial measure for me ,they haven't a clue


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RE: Open All Hours

#2069 by astoness , Thu Apr 10, 2014 8:09 pm

Quote: Slow Jo wrote in post #27263
Same here ,if Igo to b and q to buy wood I allways take a tape measure with me, all there sizes are metric,when I take out a tape measure get some funny looks,IF they ask ,do you need any help, just say convert this to imperial measure for me ,they havent a clue


[Little LOL] jo but its just what we are used to..some old habits die hard..


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RE: Open All Hours

#2070 by Slow Jo , Thu Apr 10, 2014 8:21 pm

At our local market they still use pounds and ounces,one stallholder was done for it by the council, all his friends on the market clubbed together to help pay his fine,in court he told magistrates old people dont understand metric.

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