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Settle a dispute: can you have an average buffet?

(13 Posts)
LouLouLockets Fri 29-Apr-16 22:33:16

I insist that you can. Friend insists that you only have excellent buffets or dire buffets.

Fwaffy Fri 29-Apr-16 22:35:07

I've had lots of averages.

But my average could be another woman's dire so who really knows??

00100001 Fri 29-Apr-16 22:35:49

i'd say average was the norm

and the excellent/dire the exceptions

WellErrr Fri 29-Apr-16 22:36:31

Yep, average is the norm.

hesterton Fri 29-Apr-16 22:36:51

You can have an average anything which sits on a scale. Great buffet- organic 100% pork artisan sausages. Dire - Iceland econorange frozen bangers. Average- Richmond oe equivalent sausages.

EverySongbirdSays Fri 29-Apr-16 22:36:59

Hmmmm. I'm with your friend. To make it even more complicated a proper buffet involving Sandwiches and Sausage Rolls and Potato Salad id done right, excellent. All you can eat restaurants ALWAYS dire

LouLouLockets Fri 29-Apr-16 22:37:59

Average: lukewarm greasy sausage rolls

70isaLimitNotaTarget Fri 29-Apr-16 22:38:53

Of course.
There's Dire. There's Excellent.There's middle ground -Average.

Your friend is barmy either easily pleased or hyper critical grin

70isaLimitNotaTarget Fri 29-Apr-16 22:40:21

There'sdle should be There's middle (blardy dire keyboard)

BathshebaDarkstone Fri 29-Apr-16 22:41:37

IME all buffets are average. I've never had an excellent or dire one.

Notcontent Fri 29-Apr-16 22:42:52

In my experience there is only dire or average! But I just really don't like buffets, unless at someone's house - and some breakfast buffets at hotels are ok...

LouLouLockets Fri 29-Apr-16 22:45:02

I went to an Italian-Scottish wedding once and the buffet was knock-your-socks-off.

Little buffet lunches when you visit people tend to be excellent. Weddings and funerals are dire.

LouLouLockets Fri 29-Apr-16 22:45:41

I also LOVE hotel breakfasts. I have about ten courses. DH likes to pretend he is European and have one black coffee.

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