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magimedi Sat 30-Mar-13 22:49:29

It just seems so fucking arbitary.

Why can't threads just run to their natural conclusion instead of being beheaded at a certain number?

I can't fathom the reason for this & would be delighted if someone could explain.

KatieScarlett2833 Sat 30-Mar-13 23:45:57

DC having an end of term party. Tents up in the garden and everything, lots of shrieking and screeching going on.

MrsVamos Sat 30-Mar-13 23:47:23

You'll find them all over the house in the morning.

Far too cold to be outside, especially when they have woken at 3/4/5 for a wee and sobered up a bit and it's COLD. grin

Maryz Sat 30-Mar-13 23:49:09

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KatieScarlett2833 Sat 30-Mar-13 23:49:21

Tried to tell them that we are in Scotland not Spain but since I can't get my two to put a coat on, I was outvoted. Oh, and some of them are Scouts, or something outdoorsy....

Maryz Sat 30-Mar-13 23:50:11

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KatieScarlett2833 Sat 30-Mar-13 23:52:33

Boys and girls of all persuasions, Maryz. No sexing on the premises ( hollow laugh)

MrsVamos Sat 30-Mar-13 23:54:10

Maryz, my love, your posts are only pink for you.

That's why 'they' let us have special colours, so we don't stress too much about how many posts we can go to in a thread, or how fast threads load. wink

MrsVamos Sat 30-Mar-13 23:55:18

Katie, if I had a hat on, I'd take it off to you !

Have you handed out the condoms ?

KatieScarlett2833 Sat 30-Mar-13 23:55:22

Now they are singing " Don't look back in anger" tunelessly.
Must be romance time smile

BeerTricksPotter Sat 30-Mar-13 23:55:51

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KatieScarlett2833 Sat 30-Mar-13 23:56:22

I've had mine speyed MrsV.

Pan Sat 30-Mar-13 23:57:09

well let's face it, it was originally sung tunelessly...

KatieScarlett2833 Sat 30-Mar-13 23:58:02

True, Liam Gallacher, what a shovel-faced cock he was smile

MrsVamos Sat 30-Mar-13 23:59:19

Katie. grin


Don't be Oasis-ist. That was my theme of the 90's. Well, one of. I was a teenager then myself in my defence.

Should have had it as my wedding song, as I walked down the aisle. But that's another story...

MrsVamos Sun 31-Mar-13 00:00:48


Noel sang Don't Look Back in Anger. Liam sang Wonderwall.

Pan Sun 31-Mar-13 00:01:28

not Oasist at all. I used to live beside the bassist, Paul. The band used to 'practice' in his room. I heard ALL of it through the wall before the rest of the world did. Seriously.

KatieScarlett2833 Sun 31-Mar-13 00:01:38

Mrs V ( shakes head)
Are you Patsy Kensit? grin

MrsVamos Sun 31-Mar-13 00:02:33

No. <insluted>

I'm not that old ! grin

KatieScarlett2833 Sun 31-Mar-13 00:03:25

PMSL at "insluted"
Freudian wink

MrsVamos Sun 31-Mar-13 00:03:48

Ah. Point taken Pan. I just used to fuss over them when they descended on the pub/hotel I worked in in my yoof.

I can see why you may be slighly miffed.

KatieScarlett2833 Sun 31-Mar-13 00:04:34

Pan, can you confirm that " our kid" is in fact a shovel-faced cock?

MrsVamos Sun 31-Mar-13 00:05:00

Oops ! Not intentional, Katie.

No preview.

Maybe I should.

Pan Sun 31-Mar-13 00:05:37

nah it was fine. Lots and lots of The Doors songs. Liam and Noel were good boys. Fame hit them big.

Pan Sun 31-Mar-13 00:07:39

yes Katie, both of them are/were. Once they blocked the road with a battered old beemer, because it was the 'cool' thing to do. Big bloke at the end of our row didn't see it that way.grin

MrsVamos Sun 31-Mar-13 00:08:10

At least it wasn't Flat Eric or someone. That would drive you nuts, wouldn't it ?

Both of them were always very polite when I had dealing with them. Never rude, or cocky or anything.

Noel is also still a delight if you bump into him in Tescos.

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