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Old 14-10-2012, 11:12
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Well I did give you all the option of discussing Honey Boo Boo during the lean times... 10 episodes and more on the way..... Think about it....
I want Honey Boo Boo to come to our TV screens, Im not really a you tube viewer.
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Old 14-10-2012, 18:08
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I've been doing some research into Honey Boo Boo and her family and am stunned at the Chawner-like similarities

a horde of lice-picking, lard-eating, nose-thumbing hooligans
their poverty, their weight, their less-than-urbane lifestyle
Here Comes Honey Boo Boo is a car crash, and everybody rubber-necks at a car crash, right?
However, I see they eat roadkill to keep the food bills down, and somehow I can't see Phil scraping up a dead hedgehog and frying it.
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Old 14-10-2012, 18:40
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I've been doing some research into Honey Boo Boo and her family and am stunned at the Chawner-like similarities







However, I see they eat roadkill to keep the food bills down, and somehow I can't see Phil scraping up a dead hedgehog and frying it.
And the Mother does extreme couponing so she saves lots of money. She has a whole wall full of toilet rolls.
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Old 14-10-2012, 18:54
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And the Mother does extreme couponing so she saves lots of money. She has a whole wall full of toilet rolls.
Extreme couponing? Is that some sort of fetish?
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Old 14-10-2012, 19:15
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Extreme couponing? Is that some sort of fetish?
Couponing is very BIG in the US. Some people are obsessed. There are even coupon clubs. Glance at this article for an explanation (although unless the author has 15 kids, I have no idea how or why his family is spending this much money per month on grocery store items - the $500-1000/mo is much more realistic).

http://www.moneycrashers.com/coupons...al-to-extreme/
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Old 14-10-2012, 23:51
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Not as much of a brat as the Chawn girls, though she's only seven and this newfound fame will probably turn her into a monster. She's bound to end up huge too, they go out for dinner and she is allowed to have three main meals, after making the argument that if she gets two sides, why can't they be meat?

Extreme couponing? Is that some sort of fetish?
In one show June (the mother) does a food shop and only has to pay about $20 of a $120 total. It's mad. I'm quite jealous, I wish we could do that kind of thing here. Some shops even do multiple 100% back deals, where if you go in and buy a certain thing they give you back the full amount to spend in-store.


I like the show, it's fluff, gross fluff but still. Though if the producers decided to go the gritty route they could probably make it look as grim as the Chawners.

I'm about to start rewatching my Chawners episodes. I have everything except Episode 1, Series 1. And frustratingly you can download it from Sky on Demand but it won't work for me
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Old 14-10-2012, 23:54
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Could she be a Chawner relative?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u4zw99VsoMA
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Old 15-10-2012, 00:27
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Oh my goodness! Apart from how many calories,a good few thousand at least, it sounds absolutely disgusting.
She is why the Chawners wouldn't look out of place in America, in fact, next to her they'd probably look thin!
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Old 15-10-2012, 08:12
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Oh my goodness! Apart from how many calories,a good few thousand at least, it sounds absolutely disgusting.
She is why the Chawners wouldn't look out of place in America, in fact, next to her they'd probably look thin!
This is a spoof but it does show the calorie count of everything she puts in.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qTijjNLFgB0

More of Sara here if you can bear it.

http://www.youtube.com/results?searc....1.Xd1rsLH_lb0

Like the Chunkies, I find her strangely fascinating.
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Old 15-10-2012, 15:07
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This is a spoof but it does show the calorie count of everything she puts in.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qTijjNLFgB0

More of Sara here if you can bear it.

http://www.youtube.com/results?searc....1.Xd1rsLH_lb0

Like the Chunkies, I find her strangely fascinating.
Wow!!!! Is she just famous for being in YouTube or does she have a cookery show?? I can see why you find her so fascinating!!!
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Old 15-10-2012, 16:10
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I'm about to start rewatching my Chawners episodes. I have everything except Episode 1, Series 1. And frustratingly you can download it from Sky on Demand but it won't work for me
Oooh can you? that must be a new addition, because i keep checking. Guess what i'll be watching as i power up the treadmill tonight!

Also happened to see the article in closer magazine (someone left it lying around in the common room at work ), and both the girls look huge, far bigger than they ever did. I don't believe their size of clothing correlates to their weight the way they say it does.
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Old 15-10-2012, 22:24
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Oooh can you? that must be a new addition, because i keep checking. Guess what i'll be watching as i power up the treadmill tonight!

Also happened to see the article in closer magazine (someone left it lying around in the common room at work ), and both the girls look huge, far bigger than they ever did. I don't believe their size of clothing correlates to their weight the way they say it does.
What size are they claiming to be these days? 16 - 18 still? I think their dress size is the same as their age, 20 something.
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Old 16-10-2012, 02:37
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What size are they claiming to be these days? 16 - 18 still? I think their dress size is the same as their age, 20 something.
Hey George

Sam claims to be 21st 2lbs and a size 24.
Emma claims to be 18st 6lbs and*is a size 20. I think we're all savvy enough to know those weights don't compute with those dress sizes.. Emma used to claim she was size 16-18 at 15 stone.

Oh and here is the article in case you didn't get the chance to read it. Beware it is reallllly annoying!

http://www.closeronline.co.uk/RealLi...s-at-last.aspx
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Old 16-10-2012, 09:46
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Hey George

Sam claims to be 21st 2lbs and a size 24.
Emma claims to be 18st 6lbs and*is a size 20. I think we're all savvy enough to know those weights don't compute with those dress sizes.. Emma used to claim she was size 16-18 at 15 stone.

Oh and here is the article in case you didn't get the chance to read it. Beware it is reallllly annoying!

http://www.closeronline.co.uk/RealLi...s-at-last.aspx
Thank you for posting that interview - I think

I know someone who is 25 stone and she takes size 32 in clothes, I don't believe for a minute Sam and Emma are size 20 and 24, they are far too big. I wonder whether they are able to buy their clothes off the peg, or mail order only? Poor girls, shopping for clothes is fun for most young women, it must be a nightmare for them.
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Old 16-10-2012, 11:38
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Hey George

Sam claims to be 21st 2lbs and a size 24.
Emma claims to be 18st 6lbs and*is a size 20. I think we're all savvy enough to know those weights don't compute with those dress sizes.. Emma used to claim she was size 16-18 at 15 stone.
When i was 18st 3lb I wore size 22-24 (ok, 24 if i'm honest), and that was from 'big girl' shops where the cut is more generous than the likes of new look. That said, I've lost 4st and I'm still in size 18s, so still a lot of work to do!

Having said that, maybe they do what the 'celebs' do. They get their clothes tailor made and the tailor tells them, oh yes, this is a size 10!

Its a shame they can't be honest. Do they think any really believes their so called daily menu? They could be such good role models, eating properly and losing that weight. But they won;t ever get out of that toxic environment, because they think its normal.

The closer interview where Sam says:

Eventually, I hope to have enough to move out but were such a close family, Im not in any hurry.
gives me the creeps really. It just seems weird that someone of her age still wants to live with her parents, as opposed to needing to for financial reasons.

I dont have a boyfriend because I want to concentrate on my job but Id like to get married and have four kids one day.
I also find this bit strange. Her job is a waitress. I appreciate its a demanding job while you're doing it, but it doesn't take up all your time, its not like you have a pile of paperwork to do when your shift is over, so how much concentrating does there need to be? To the extent you can have no social life? What she really means to say is:

I dont have a boyfriend because my creepy dad won't let me. He gets very childish and throws a tantrum if we even suggest we might be interested in a boy. Dad needs us and so we can't ever leave. and i don't want to.
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Old 16-10-2012, 12:37
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Sam is studying for an NVQ in Food and Beverage Service according to her father, on facebook. Now bless her heart, she's not the sharpest knife in the drawer so maybe she does have a lot of of studying to do, once her shift has finished.

My niece did an NVQ level 2 in Customer Services and I was astonished at the amount of work she had to do, lots of assignments and a written exam at the end.

For someone like Sam, who has no academic qualifications, I would imagine she's finding it very hard going. But good for her , and maybe when she has the qualification, she'll have the confidence to escape.

I'm not holding my breath though.

Oh and orangesmartie, well done on the weight loss
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Old 16-10-2012, 12:56
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Sam is studying for an NVQ in Food and Beverage Service according to her father, on facebook. Now bless her heart, she's not the sharpest knife in the drawer so maybe she does have a lot of of studying to do, once her shift has finished.

My niece did an NVQ level 2 in Customer Services and I was astonished at the amount of work she had to do, lots of assignments and a written exam at the end.

For someone like Sam, who has no academic qualifications, I would imagine she's finding it very hard going. But good for her , and maybe when she has the qualification, she'll have the confidence to escape.

I'm not holding my breath though.

Oh and orangesmartie, well done on the weight loss
Yes, you could be right George, I am perhaps just being a bit uncharitable about our Sam.

i also wonder what she spends all her money on. She says she hopes to have enough to move out soon. But presumably she doesn't pay a lot of rent - because it'll muck up the money, but she will pay 'dig money' to papa chawn. So where does the rest of it go? She's not running a car and presumably not out socialising and drinking it away.

Thank you Emma Chawner was my 'thinspiration'
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Old 16-10-2012, 13:01
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Well done orangesmartie thats a great achievement.
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Old 16-10-2012, 13:29
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Every day I click on this thread and try and think of something to post, either sarky or witty. And I fail miserably. I'm just fed up with them now. Unless there's something new from Philth I just want to forget their grotty, miserable lives. They are never going to change, it's depressing that they are willing to wallow in such unfulfilled lives.
Now I would get excited if Sam or Em got a boyfriend ( unlikely) but all seems to have gone quiet.
I've tried to get into Honey Boo Boo, but it doesn't do it for me. Although I have watched "Extreme Couponing" It's quite mind boggling, but I dont think you could do it to the same extent in this country. Fascinating. It's quite a thing in The States, isn't it Mehetibel?
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Old 16-10-2012, 13:57
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Yes, you could be right George, I am perhaps just being a bit uncharitable about our Sam.

i also wonder what she spends all her money on. She says she hopes to have enough to move out soon. But presumably she doesn't pay a lot of rent - because it'll muck up the money, but she will pay 'dig money' to papa chawn. So where does the rest of it go? She's not running a car and presumably not out socialising and drinking it away.

Thank you Emma Chawner was my 'thinspiration'
I expect Sam pays for her workshy sister's cigarettes, along with her iPhone contract. That would account for most of her money, assuming she's on minimum wage.

The entire Chawner family are thinspiring - no-one wants to end up like them!
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Old 16-10-2012, 15:57
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Finally have the internet at home and bloody hell, why did I go and watch that Boo Boo kid? You don't want to slag off someone that young because lets face it, her mother is encouraging it, but what the hell is she going to turn into??? Look at the size of her stomach already
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Old 16-10-2012, 18:20
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If Sam is working They would have to declare it to the benefit office and their benefits would be cut accordingly. So she would muck up their money by working.
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Old 16-10-2012, 19:14
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If Sam is working They would have to declare it to the benefit office and their benefits would be cut accordingly. So she would muck up their money by working.
Her income will not come into calculating their disability benefits. Actually, now that I think about it, I don't know how it works down south, but when I started working after moving in with my grandmother, I had to declare it to the council as it made me eligible to pay the council tax while living with her I was not happy
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Old 16-10-2012, 20:46
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Oh God, I told my OH about Honey Boo Boo. Guess what I'm being forced to watch later
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Old 16-10-2012, 21:24
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LOL just read an article about Honey Boo Boo on the Daily Mail website, sorry but the South Park spoof of HBB and her mum that they included in the article made me giggle as its visually so accurate.
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