AIBU to be DISGUSTED and FURIOUS at Mumsnets ineptness? I am RAGING!

(95 Posts)
HoneyDragon Sun 21-Apr-13 18:41:24

If you have the misfortune to land on their redirection page something TERRIBLE happens.

Along with the usual apology that you've been directed to a page that no longer exists, they have a pithy messages that states

You found it! We've been looking for that biscuit everywhere ...

And then next to it, next to it

<<sit down and brace yourselves for the horror>>

A picture of a partially eaten

JAFFA CAKE angry

Honestly, seriously? Do you know nothing?

It's a cake! Cake. Not biscuit. It's a cake. angry

How could you?

I am clearly so NBU it hurts. I DEMAND a picture of a Jammy Dodger with haste.

Viviennemary Sun 21-Apr-13 20:30:43

Jaffa cakes are with the biscuits in Tesco = they are cakes. (Tesco's have no sense) grin

Message withdrawn at poster's request.

BIWI Sun 21-Apr-13 20:41:10

But how do you get to those pages? I've never seen them on MN at all. <lost>

ItsYoniYappy Sun 21-Apr-13 20:46:37

I detest Jaffa cakes. You now get Jaffa cake muffins. <shudder>

I was led to this page this week. I'm sure I got a jammy dodger.

If someone does a wrong link you get it.

<helpful>

CharlieUniformNovemberTango Sun 21-Apr-13 21:00:10

I have fucking Jaffa cakes in my coat pocket!

HoneyDragon Sun 21-Apr-13 21:05:27

Why?

CharlieUniformNovemberTango Sun 21-Apr-13 21:10:25

smile

I don't really. I just always wanted to say that after seeing it on spaced years ago!

And I agree with you anyway. They are most certainly cakes!

HoneyDragon Sun 21-Apr-13 21:24:51

grin grin

GreenEggsAndNichts Sun 21-Apr-13 22:23:09

Jaffa cakes are disgusting, that's what they are.

CatherineMumsnet (MNHQ) Sun 21-Apr-13 22:27:20

<brushes crumbs off chest>

HazeltheMcWitch Sun 21-Apr-13 22:29:21

Zombie is of course correct.
HMRC weighed up the evidence - see here: www.hmrc.gov.uk/manuals/vfoodmanual/vfood6260.htm

and eventually decided that McVitie's could class them as biscuits.

HoneyDragon Sun 21-Apr-13 23:30:05

They're not biscuits aaaaaaafgh! Rage! Aaaargh angry

HazeltheMcWitch Mon 22-Apr-13 00:32:17

Oh, fuck. I meant and eventually decided that McVitie's could class them as CAKES.

Cakes, NOT biscuits. blush

HoneyDragon Mon 22-Apr-13 07:16:26

<<calms down>>

<<slightly>>

HazeltheMcWitch Mon 22-Apr-13 09:54:17

grin

Jaffa Cakes are cakes because they go hard

Pringles were officially declared not to be crisps in 2008 as they don't contain enough potato but the courts changed their mind in 2009 and now they are confused

EmpressOfThe7OceansLovesMN Mon 22-Apr-13 13:20:30

:head tilt: Do you have ishoos with biscuit / cake classification, Honey?

What about Yorkshire puddings and Kendal mint cake?

I have a garibaldi. Erkh, dead fly pie <boak>

MNHQ, if you don't want them jaffas, please do pass them here.m

Ta mucky. <not bothered as to cake/biscuit issue>

HoneyDragon Mon 22-Apr-13 13:29:41

Yorkshire pudding can be served with syrup or cream.

And Kendal Mint Cake shares more resemblance to cake than owt else.

There is no funking logic in declaring a Jaffa cake a biscuit ... It's a fucking bastard cake.

HoneyDragon Mon 22-Apr-13 13:30:01

Fucking. Stoopid autocorrect.

Why the Jesus H Christ would you ruin a Yorkshire pud with friffing syrup or cream? Why? WHY? WHY?

fanjo you eat one with gravy first... Then for pud it's Yorkshire pud again!

Fenton Mon 22-Apr-13 13:52:12

It is a biscuit..

let me finish

...shaped and sized cake

TSSDNCOP Mon 22-Apr-13 14:03:38

I just bought a pack in Sainsbo.

They were RIGHT UNDER a banner sign saying "BISCUITS"

I thought of you all exploding with The Rage.

Then I came home and ate them with my brew.

BISCUIT.BISCUIT.BISCUIT!!!

TSSDNCOP Mon 22-Apr-13 14:04:13

Biscuit is a very funny word grin

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