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#1 hindle xiii

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Posted 06 December 2012 - 01:25 PM

I'm a little bored so thought I'd start a whimsy thread.
  • I love books, but not overly keen on reading*.
  • I'm possessive of language; it's not "barm" and it's not "zucchini".
Anyone else a bit odd?!




(*it seems a hindle is the opposite to a Kindle...)

Edited by hindle xiii, 06 December 2012 - 01:30 PM.

If you use "should of", "would of" or "could of", you are a moron.

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#2 Red Willow

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Posted 06 December 2012 - 07:59 PM

So what do you like about books, is it a paper fetish?

#3 Severus

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Posted 06 December 2012 - 11:28 PM

I'm a little bored so thought I'd start a whimsy thread.

  • I love books, but not overly keen on reading*.
  • I'm possessive of language; it's not "barm" and it's not "zucchini".
Anyone else a bit odd?!




(*it seems a hindle is the opposite to a Kindle...)

Barm is perfectly fine. Bit rich a Yorkie moaning about misuse of language ;)

I'm incredibly pedantic about typeset. I really winds me up when people don't take care over the look of a document.

Edited by Severus, 06 December 2012 - 11:28 PM.

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#4 Padge

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Posted 07 December 2012 - 12:46 AM

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#5 Johnoco

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Posted 07 December 2012 - 08:09 AM

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#6 hindle xiii

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Posted 07 December 2012 - 08:19 AM

So what do you like about books, is it a paper fetish?

Cook books, reference books things like that, but I also like the look of big thick hardbacks... (oo-er, maybe you're on to something there!) Can't really explain, hence the oddity, if I had the time and ability to stay awake to read for hours on end it would make perfect sense.

If you use "should of", "would of" or "could of", you are a moron.

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#7 Wolford6

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Posted 07 December 2012 - 09:23 AM

I worked in Oxford and really like the place but I support Cambridge in the Varsity match.

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#8 Futtocks

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Posted 07 December 2012 - 09:58 AM

I worked in Oxford and really like the place but I support Cambridge in the Varsity match.


Supporting Cambridge isn't a quirk; it's a recognition of natural superiority over Oxford. ;)

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#9 Leeds Wire

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Posted 07 December 2012 - 10:32 AM

I absolutely hate eating mushrooms - but I love mushroom soup and creamed mushrooms out of a tin.

#10 Severus

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Posted 07 December 2012 - 10:33 AM

Supporting Cambridge isn't a quirk; it's a recognition of natural superiority over Oxford. ;)

Not in RU ;)
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#11 hindle xiii

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Posted 07 December 2012 - 10:42 AM

I absolutely hate eating mushrooms - but I love mushroom soup and creamed mushrooms out of a tin.

Now that's what I'm talking about.

If you use "should of", "would of" or "could of", you are a moron.

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#12 terrywebbisgod

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Posted 07 December 2012 - 11:07 AM

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#13 Saint Billinge

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Posted 12 December 2012 - 03:17 PM

So what do you like about books, is it a paper fetish?


Don't let T Dub see you commencing a sentence with the word 'so'. :D

#14 Amber Avenger

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Posted 12 December 2012 - 03:30 PM

I absolutely hate eating mushrooms - but I love mushroom soup and creamed mushrooms out of a tin.


Love creamed mushrooms on toast. Whenever I've told anyone about this they think it's incredibly strange. Maybe it is...?
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#15 Futtocks

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Posted 12 December 2012 - 03:37 PM

Ever since I had my first turntable, I've almost always played the 'B' side of a new record before the 'A' side. That goes for singles and albums.

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#16 Saint Billinge

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Posted 12 December 2012 - 04:27 PM

I have never liked a corn beef butty but do like corn beef hash, as well as corn beef and tomato baked in dough. I like a peach but not tinned peaches. My wife loves baked beans but in a dish when having a cooked breakfast. She just cannot stand having baked beans on the same plate.

Edited by Saint Billinge, 12 December 2012 - 05:09 PM.


#17 High Peak Rhino

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Posted 12 December 2012 - 06:18 PM

Dislike all nuts, but love anything with Marzipan and also drinking Amaretto when the mood takes.