Best thing found this year

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Re: Best thing found this year

Postby nick12 » 27 Dec 2018, 4:06am

I think you will find that the cannisters were actually laughing gas used by the yoof to get high..
One of my favourite finds is Mc D cups with stickers for free coffee. Up to date I've had over£300 of free coffee.

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Re: Best thing found this year

Postby Cugel » 27 Dec 2018, 8:32am

nick12 wrote:I think you will find that the cannisters were actually laughing gas used by the yoof to get high..
One of my favourite finds is Mc D cups with stickers for free coffee. Up to date I've had over£300 of free coffee.

That stuff is hardly "coffee". A brown liquid, perhaps but coffee.....?

There is no such thing as a free coffee (unless you come to wore hoose for one, which is proper stuff in a nice reusable coffee cup). Those MacFudders do, however, get free permission to dump their toxic waste in the landfills and oceans. And the hedge bottoms, from which I have collected thousands (only to send on to the landfill, mind).

When you get your free "coffee" that's the landfill fodder multiplying from one to two lumps of toxic waste.

Cugel, who'd ban 'em.

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Re: Best thing found this year

Postby Bonefishblues » 27 Dec 2018, 9:33am

Cugel wrote:
nick12 wrote:I think you will find that the cannisters were actually laughing gas used by the yoof to get high..
One of my favourite finds is Mc D cups with stickers for free coffee. Up to date I've had over£300 of free coffee.

That stuff is hardly "coffee". A brown liquid, perhaps but coffee.....?


Of the commercial 'coffees' from the chains, I think it's about the best tbh, in a runoff with Neros.

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Re: Best thing found this year

Postby PDQ Mobile » 27 Dec 2018, 10:49am

Best thing found this year (whilst out cycling) .....

as always......

Peace of mind!

(Can we start a thread for worst things found?) :shock:

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Re: Best thing found this year

Postby gbnz » 27 Dec 2018, 11:41am

The utility cyclist wrote:. The throwing away habits of far too many people are disgusting. :twisted:


But to be fair, it is a lengthy 500m drive to the recycling station :roll:

Not helped by the fact that my local authority has banned pedestrians and cyclists using the recycling station (Nb. Obviously I ignore that, though I've yet to see another)

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Re: Best thing found this year

Postby Oldjohnw » 27 Dec 2018, 11:47am

nick12 wrote:
I think you will find that the cannisters were actually laughing gas used by the yoof to get high..
One of my favourite finds is Mc D cups with stickers for free coffee. Up to date I've had over£300 of free coffee.

That stuff is hardly "coffee". A brown liquid, perhaps but coffee.....?

There is no such thing as a free coffee (unless you come to wore hoose for one, which is proper stuff in a nice reusable coffee cup). Those MacFudders do, however, get free permission to dump their toxic waste in the landfills and oceans. And the hedge bottoms, from which I have collected thousands (only to send on to the landfill, mind).

When you get your free "coffee" that's the landfill fodder multiplying from one to two lumps of toxic waste.

Cugel, who'd ban 'em.


I was once offered my 'free' coffee at Caffé Nero. I pointed out that far from being free it had cost me about £22 since I had purchased 10 others first,

I dread to think what £300 worth of 'free' coffee must have cost.£3000?
John

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Re: Best thing found this year

Postby nick12 » 27 Dec 2018, 12:21pm

Its definitely not the best coffee at Mc D I believe they use robusta and not arabica beans which are usually for instant coffee but I may be wrong. Its a drink on a shopping trip that costs nowt . Its a shame that Mc D don't get charged by the council for the waste that they create and there clientele chuck out of their cars. Another thing I've noticed is the amount of strongbow cider tins by the roadside it appears to be the most popular can that I see . I wonder if they wash the burger down with a tinnie?

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Re: Best thing found this year

Postby Patrickpioneer » 27 Dec 2018, 3:26pm

PDQ Mobile wrote:Best thing found this year (whilst out cycling) .....

as always......

Peace of mind!

(Can we start a thread for worst things found?) :shock:


Peace of mind, yes that's brilliant I should have thought of that one.
Pat

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Re: Best thing found this year

Postby Bonefishblues » 27 Dec 2018, 4:34pm

nick12 wrote:Its definitely not the best coffee at Mc D I believe they use robusta and not arabica beans which are usually for instant coffee but I may be wrong. Its a drink on a shopping trip that costs nowt . Its a shame that Mc D don't get charged by the council for the waste that they create and there clientele chuck out of their cars. Another thing I've noticed is the amount of strongbow cider tins by the roadside it appears to be the most popular can that I see . I wonder if they wash the burger down with a tinnie?

A quick Google gave me the following from McDonald's UK FAQs:

Can I purchase McDonald's coffee beans to use at home?
McDonald's coffee is blended and roasted to a specific McDonald's specification (using 100% Rainforest Alliance Certified Arabica Beans), and is therefore only available in McDonald's restaurants.

So we'll have to find something else to sneer at McDonald's about, I guess :wink:

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Re: Best thing found this year

Postby pedalsheep » 27 Dec 2018, 5:06pm

I found a pair of SuperDry sunglasses a few weeks back. Now I can look trendy! 8)
'Why cycling for joy is not the most popular pastime on earth is still a mystery to me.'
Frank J Urry, Salute to Cycling, 1956.

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Re: Best thing found this year

Postby Bonefishblues » 27 Dec 2018, 5:09pm

pedalsheep wrote:I found a pair of SuperDry sunglasses a few weeks back. Now I can look trendy! 8)

Well you could have done a year or two ago. The market's rumbled them, it's clear*! :lol:

*Take a look at their share price vs a year ago :shock:

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Re: Best thing found this year

Postby pedalsheep » 27 Dec 2018, 5:20pm

Bonefishblues wrote:
pedalsheep wrote:I found a pair of SuperDry sunglasses a few weeks back. Now I can look trendy! 8)

Well you could have done a year or two ago. The market's rumbled them, it's clear*! :lol:

*Take a look at their share price vs a year ago :shock:

So much for that then! I should have known that trendy and I are terminally incompatible!
'Why cycling for joy is not the most popular pastime on earth is still a mystery to me.'
Frank J Urry, Salute to Cycling, 1956.

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Re: Best thing found this year

Postby Bonefishblues » 27 Dec 2018, 5:24pm

pedalsheep wrote:
Bonefishblues wrote:
pedalsheep wrote:I found a pair of SuperDry sunglasses a few weeks back. Now I can look trendy! 8)

Well you could have done a year or two ago. The market's rumbled them, it's clear*! :lol:

*Take a look at their share price vs a year ago :shock:

So much for that then! I should have known that trendy and I are terminally incompatible!

Sorry :(

Stick to your unique and dare I say classic style, then you're never out of fashion :D

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Re: Best thing found this year

Postby TrevA » 27 Dec 2018, 6:15pm

The best thing is the sheer variety of wildlife. In the last few days we've seen a Barn Owl in flight, Red Kites circling overhead, a Buzzard sitting on a fence post, a Kestrel hovering above the grass verge.

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Re: Best thing found this year

Postby gbnz » 27 Dec 2018, 7:19pm

[quote="Oldjohnw"

I was once offered my 'free' coffee at Caffé Nero. I pointed out that far from being free it had cost me about £22 since I had purchased 10 others first [/quote]

My approach too. Another 1600 pints of milk from Sainsburys and I'll get my first "free" nectar voucher