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Forum: General Discussion 09-06-2013, 23:03
Replies: 44
Views: 3,190
Posted By picklesandginge
What a lovely idea. As far as I'm aware, only...

What a lovely idea. As far as I'm aware, only Pret donate their leftover food.

On a side note, a while ago I needed to get cash and there wasn't a cashpoint around, so I bought a packet of hot cross...
Forum: General Discussion 06-06-2013, 23:23
Replies: 42
Views: 2,025
Posted By picklesandginge
I remember when I was at school (6 years ago) and...

I remember when I was at school (6 years ago) and the post would always come before I left at 8am. Now my postman usually comes around 12.30-1pm by which time everyone is at work.

When I was living...
Forum: General Discussion 06-06-2013, 21:59
Replies: 59
Views: 3,244
Posted By picklesandginge
I didn't go to uni. Coming from a working class...

I didn't go to uni. Coming from a working class area it wasn't something we were ever encouraged to do at school or prepared for, and I'd never considered it. I worked in a call centre for two years...
Forum: Advice 04-06-2013, 23:49
Replies: 2
Views: 579
Posted By picklesandginge
Moving back home and finding a job

A bit of background info:
I moved to London nearly five years ago, interned at magazines (fashion mainly) and ended up in publishing which I love. I also do a bit of freelance writing, although it's...
Forum: Showbiz 03-06-2013, 00:03
Replies: 29
Views: 3,924
Posted By picklesandginge
I sort of posted with this in another thread a...

I sort of posted with this in another thread a while ago. I have to be as vague as possible with details, but he has dealings with the company I work for, and I've only ever heard bad things....
Forum: Showbiz 02-06-2013, 21:03
Replies: 85
Views: 11,084
Posted By picklesandginge
I found this article a while ago, where the...

I found this article a while ago, where the author's father had contracted cancer from an HPV infection he picked up 40 years...
Forum: Advice 02-06-2013, 20:49
Replies: 16
Views: 872
Posted By picklesandginge
Wipe down all of your surfaces/cupboards with...

Wipe down all of your surfaces/cupboards with white vinegar, it's the only thing that worked for me.
Forum: General Discussion 02-06-2013, 01:57
Replies: 146
Views: 6,521
Posted By picklesandginge
A few Geordie ones I haven't seen yet: Bad -...

A few Geordie ones I haven't seen yet:

Bad - sick/poorly. I only realised this after telling my boss I'd been bad all weekend.
Spelk - splinter.
Get wrong - to be told off.
Canny - means either good...
Forum: Advice 31-05-2013, 19:41
Replies: 31
Views: 3,135
Posted By picklesandginge
I was in a similar situation at my last address....

I was in a similar situation at my last address. Do you have community beat officers? Like you I'd contacted the police but they didn't do anything as they were building a case. In my area we had a...
Forum: General Discussion 29-05-2013, 14:42
Replies: 64
Views: 5,307
Posted By picklesandginge
That reminds me of a story my mam told me. She...

That reminds me of a story my mam told me. She was a hairdresser when I was younger, and one day a woman wanted her hair bleached. My mam went through the usual questions with her and bleached her...
Forum: General Discussion 28-05-2013, 16:20
Replies: 24
Views: 1,049
Posted By picklesandginge
It's very difficult to say because of the huge...

It's very difficult to say because of the huge cultural and social changes since then, but feminism is about women's freedom and equality, and so I'd like to think they'd be happy that those woman...
Forum: TV Shows: Cult, Sci-Fi & Fantasy 28-05-2013, 16:17
Replies: 93
Views: 13,220
Posted By picklesandginge
Just started watching this, I love it but the...

Just started watching this, I love it but the English accents are SO bad it's distracting.Sarah sounds Australian and Felix sounds like some sort of comedy villian.
Forum: General Discussion 27-05-2013, 18:50
Replies: 47
Views: 2,579
Posted By picklesandginge
A lot of people seem to think that shop...

A lot of people seem to think that shop workers/waiters/call centre staff etc are below them and exist purely to serve them. The best judge of someone's character is how they treat staff. Like the...
Forum: General Discussion 27-05-2013, 18:46
Replies: 279
Views: 12,718
Posted By picklesandginge
Can we get rid of this idea that all feminists...

Can we get rid of this idea that all feminists are the same and all hate any sort of nudity/porn etc?

I'm a feminist and I fully support page 3. If women want to pose topless then that's entirely...
Forum: General Discussion 27-05-2013, 17:15
Replies: 43
Views: 2,519
Posted By picklesandginge
As much as I hate to say it, I totally agree. A...

As much as I hate to say it, I totally agree.

A lot of the girls I was at school with (I'm 22), have multiple kids from multiple fathers. Having a child is the biggest thing you're ever going to do,...
Forum: General Discussion 25-05-2013, 00:32
Replies: 2,598
Views: 592,505
Posted By picklesandginge
Unfortunately that's a well known creepypasta....

Unfortunately that's a well known creepypasta. Really freaky though!
Forum: General Discussion 24-05-2013, 15:40
Replies: 43
Views: 1,772
Posted By picklesandginge
I'm on a good wage, but as I'm living in London,...

I'm on a good wage, but as I'm living in London, so much of my income in taken by rent that I have to budget a lot and cut costs where I can to manage. I'm starting to think that if I moved back...
Forum: General Discussion 24-05-2013, 15:37
Replies: 108
Views: 6,692
Posted By picklesandginge
Totally agree. A family friend was reported, and...

Totally agree. A family friend was reported, and as it turned out he had been receiving benefits he shouldn't have due to not reporting a change in circumstances a long time ago. Now this man was...
Forum: General Discussion 24-05-2013, 02:51
Replies: 173
Views: 12,480
Posted By picklesandginge
This could have been an interesting conversation...

This could have been an interesting conversation about how young, attractive women are treated in certain industries, because it is fairly common and problematic in some areas. However, this woman...
Forum: General Discussion 24-05-2013, 02:45
Replies: 483
Views: 32,077
Posted By picklesandginge
I've lived in London for the past four (almost...

I've lived in London for the past four (almost five) years and I've felt comfortable in all of the places I thought would be no go areas.

The only places I can honestly say I felt...
Forum: Advice 22-05-2013, 19:40
Replies: 112
Views: 6,140
Posted By picklesandginge
To add on to what everyone else has said, try...

To add on to what everyone else has said, try dousing the place in peppermint oil. After trying everything to get rid of a mouse in my house, it was the only thing that seemed to work.
Forum: General Discussion 18-05-2013, 22:24
Replies: 78
Views: 4,355
Posted By picklesandginge
Too many have little work experience. I worked...

Too many have little work experience.

I worked at a fashion magazine before moving into publishing. I got both jobs through interning for free for years so I could get some experience and make...
Forum: General Discussion 18-05-2013, 22:17
Replies: 32
Views: 1,605
Posted By picklesandginge
The ones at my surgery always ask and if they...

The ones at my surgery always ask and if they decide it isn't important enough they'll tell you to come in to the morning walk in clinic. They have absolutely no tact, I've been sitting there waiting...
Forum: General Discussion 18-05-2013, 01:27
Replies: 4,639
Views: 1,094,502
Posted By picklesandginge
:D This has happened to me far too many times!

:D

This has happened to me far too many times!
Forum: Advice 18-05-2013, 01:25
Replies: 19
Views: 2,507
Posted By picklesandginge
How long ago did this happen? Try to get as many...

How long ago did this happen?

Try to get as many details/witnesses as possible. I'd contact the bus company first, but I'd definitely go down the compensation route since it's caused such a...
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