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Feminist pub XIX: The Bluestocking meanders into May

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YonicScrewdriver Fri 01-May-15 22:40:02

We're running at about six weeks per pub at the moment! So if you want chat with a feminist flavour, or with fellow feminists, or just want to admire our patriarchy blaster cannon and goat - welcome!

Last pub Here

YonicScrewdriver Fri 01-May-15 22:42:31

<changes barrel, stocks up on interesting popcorn>

magimedi Fri 01-May-15 22:45:58

I'd like some posh crisps to go with my pint, please, Yonic

HarryLimeFoxtrot Fri 01-May-15 22:50:48

Mines a G&T please.

MsDragons Fri 01-May-15 22:53:34

Do we do food? Can I have cake please?

YonicScrewdriver Fri 01-May-15 22:57:37

We have:

Goat and cranberry
Butternut squash and cauliflower
Balsamic vinegar and mountain salt

Posh crisps grin

Cakes: chocolate, lemon drizzle or coffee and walnut (old school)

magimedi Fri 01-May-15 23:06:52

Goat & cranberry for me, please & a pint of whatever is freshest!


TheLily1957 Fri 01-May-15 23:12:43

A large glass of nice cold crisp white wine for me please.Do we have goats cheese from the goat to go with it?

BertieBotts Fri 01-May-15 23:17:03

Marking my place, can I have a cup of hot cocoa please, as I stumble off to bed!

HapShawl Fri 01-May-15 23:26:47

Ooh I missed the post with the new thread - thanks yonic!

TheLily1957 Fri 01-May-15 23:26:59

Stumbling off to bed also. Must have been that large white wine...goodnight all.. Really must start chatting earlier on a Friday night....

uglyswan Sat 02-May-15 00:27:58

<sidles in, pats goat uncertainly> Mind if I just use the loo? Flat broke again...

YonicScrewdriver Sat 02-May-15 07:31:29

<yawns, cracks eggs, warms up coffee machine>

Morning pubbers!

GinAndSonic Sat 02-May-15 08:26:51

Can i have a cup of proper loose leaf tea please? And a bacon buttie if the kitchen is open.

OublietteBravo Sat 02-May-15 09:06:30

Flat white with an extra shot please.

I'm using my 'old' name for this post, because it helps illustrate my example.

We have a new cashless payment system for the canteen at work. To load you card, you have to set up an online account and enter your bank details. Usual statement about details having to match the name on your bank card. I tried to do this. Drop-down menu for title (which is a compulsory field) has the following options: Mr, Miss, Mrs. My bank card says Dr Oubliette Bravo. So I phone the help desk.

Me: I can't enter my name as it appears on my card - my title is Dr and this doesn't exist on your menu.

HD: oh just put Miss or Mrs, the title field isn't important.

Me (wondering why it is a compulsory field if it isn't important): OK, in that case I'll put Mr.

HD: you can't do that - it isn't your correct title.

<face palm>

I put Mr. It was fine. But why is there no option for Dr - especially as I work on a science park where ~60% of the staff have a PhD (the company in question runs several science parks).

YonicScrewdriver Sat 02-May-15 09:17:20

Doh, Oubliette!

StormyBrid Sat 02-May-15 09:21:49

Just marking my place. Pint of tea and a pile of bacon please.

DoctorTwo Sat 02-May-15 09:52:05

Like Stormy, I am marking my place.

TheLily1957 Sat 02-May-15 10:56:42

Good morning all. A large soya late please. That's ridiculous oubilette. I get frustrated with this all the time - not that I'm a Dr or owt posh like that but I would like the option of not putting my marital status when it has no relevance whatsoever....

alexpolistigers Sat 02-May-15 13:00:19

<peeps round the door>

Hello! Can I come in?

Mine will be a large glass of wine please. Dry red, a full and rich vintage. at any time of the day

FibonacciSeries Sat 02-May-15 14:29:43

<hands glass of wine to alex>

OutsSelf Sat 02-May-15 14:34:09

Sorry to be basically out of action for months then just come in screaming. But AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA the royal baby, that kid has been girled the shit out of on this site and it's fucking depressing.

BuffyNeverBreaks Sat 02-May-15 14:40:39

Message withdrawn at poster's request.

PuffinsAreFictitious Sat 02-May-15 14:43:07

According to twitter people, we shouldn't be calling the baby a girl because they don't know what gender it will choose.

I can't even.

OutsSelf Sat 02-May-15 14:44:18

I'm choosing between anger and tears, thanks Buffy.

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