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Re: 'gear looking for a new home' forum?

Postby blinddrew » Tue Jan 07, 2020 11:23 pm

Hopefully, but if you're browsing on a mobile you don't get that info without clicking into the user's profile. I know it's only one click but... :)
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Postby ManFromGlass » Wed Jan 08, 2020 2:33 am

Wonks wrote:Nobody up for the gladiator idea then? :D

Hob Nob eating contest?
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Postby blinddrew » Wed Jan 08, 2020 11:16 am

I'm in.
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Re: 'gear looking for a new home' forum?

Postby Wonks » Wed Jan 08, 2020 11:28 am

Hobnob resistance contest. You have to eat half a hobnob, then see how long you can go before eating the rest.
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Re: 'gear looking for a new home' forum?

Postby Luke W » Wed Jan 08, 2020 12:00 pm

Wonks wrote:Hobnob resistance contest. You have to eat half a hobnob, then see how long you can go before eating the rest.

I think it's safe to say I'll be acquiring no gear with this method.
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Re: 'gear looking for a new home' forum?

Postby Rich Hanson » Wed Jan 08, 2020 12:12 pm

Wonks wrote:Hobnob resistance contest. You have to eat half a hobnob, then see how long you can go before eating the rest.

I never had you down as being actually evil.
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Re: 'gear looking for a new home' forum?

Postby Wonks » Wed Jan 08, 2020 12:23 pm

Mwahahahahaahhaahahahahahahah!
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Re: 'gear looking for a new home' forum?

Postby Wonks » Wed Jan 08, 2020 12:31 pm

Just being practical. Let's say an item's £10. Anyone could eat one packet of hobnobs, so even for two people, you'd need at least 4 packets. That's £4. Only £6 left. And it's the prospective buyers who get to eat the hobnobs, not the seller.

Whereas with a resistance test, you only need one packet, which would do for several contests.
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Re: 'gear looking for a new home' forum?

Postby ManFromGlass » Wed Jan 08, 2020 2:39 pm

But they would go stale - how fair is that?
Oh wait - can anybody actually tell when they are stale? :problem:
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Postby Sam Spoons » Wed Jan 08, 2020 3:09 pm

They go soft when stale which is why they are biscuits for tax purposes. Jaffa Cakes OTOH go hard when stale so are cakes. :D
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Re: 'gear looking for a new home' forum?

Postby ManFromGlass » Wed Jan 08, 2020 3:30 pm

I better speak to my accountant as the tax ramifications may have a significant impact! Hob Nobs saving me money - who knew.
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Re: 'gear looking for a new home' forum?

Postby shufflebeat » Wed Jan 08, 2020 3:48 pm

Very much impressed by the whole concept. I was recently shocked and appalled to be told that a very nice (to me and anyone with eyes and ears) guitar had pretty much no resale value due to obvious wear and tear.*

Anyway, it encouraged me to reconsider those nearest and dearest who might be in dire need of a decent acoustic.

Can I humbly suggest that any such forum should he be hidden well away from the attention of trigger happy life partners with an eye to downsizing?

*Perhaps this is why Willie Nelson has avoided updating Trigger.
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Re: 'gear looking for a new home' forum?

Postby Folderol » Wed Jan 08, 2020 4:18 pm

Half a hobnob I could survive, but it's a good job rhubarb crumble biscuits only come in packets of 5 :lol:
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Re: 'gear looking for a new home' forum?

Postby Dr Huge Longjohns » Wed Jan 08, 2020 4:23 pm

Rhubarb Crumble Biscuits??? What is this madness?
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Re: 'gear looking for a new home' forum?

Postby BJG145 » Wed Jan 08, 2020 4:26 pm

Dr Huge Longjohns wrote:Rhubarb Crumble Biscuits??? What is this madness?

Grandma Wild's five-packs...

http://grandmawilds.co.uk/giant-5-pack-biscuits/
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