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Old 05-03-2021, 03:09 PM   #34336
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It's not a known brand, it's from Lidl, a supermaket store from Germany, not sure if there are Lidl stores in the US.
We have a few, and one just opened in my town. We have become regulars there. We have found >90% of the Lidl brand stuff we've tried to be as good or better than the brand name versions, and quite a bit cheaper. We cannot say the same for Aldi's where it's been more like 50/50 at best.

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Old 05-03-2021, 04:32 PM   #34337
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I hear back in dinosaur times, people just boiled water in a pot on the stove....
For tea, just find the right spot on the Aga's simmering plate and you're ready to make tea 24/7. One friend of mine's parents had an Aga cooker which they loved for decades since they brought it over from England in 1945(?).
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Old 05-03-2021, 06:28 PM   #34338
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I hear back in dinosaur times, people just boiled water in a pot on the stove....
I may be the last person on earth who puts fresh water in a kettle and then on the stove over a high flame and ponders on which tea I want whilst waiting for it's whistle to blow.

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Old 05-03-2021, 06:29 PM   #34339
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rant: I had several falls in the past week and now I'm all nicely bruised up.
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Old 05-04-2021, 07:06 AM   #34340
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https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sweetbread

Very edible, if cooked carefully, I prefer lamb sweetbreads to calf, never eaten pork.

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Old 05-04-2021, 12:52 PM   #34341
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The email that I had sent last week to the store that sells the parts is still unanswered so I contacted the lidl support via phone and they connected me to the company that supports their products and they checked and they have the hook, they send me the details for the payment and its paid so I should receive it this week.

Not being able to make anything for breakfast I tried an app that I saw a while ago on TV, called to good to go and tried a bunch of pastry shops in the area, so it could have been worst.
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Old 05-05-2021, 11:37 AM   #34342
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Ouch! I hope you will heal quickly.
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Three cheers for a petit jury summons!
Hip! hip!
Hoo--yeah, on second thought, just bite me.
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OhEmGee. You know, I get the invite (cough) almost annually. Every.damned.year.

And here's the insulting part--I'm never chosen. Never. Not once, not ever, to be tautological. it's infuriating. I waste the best part of a day, drive all over God's creation (the courthouse for the State Court is like, 50+ miles from here, mind you) and then, nope, they don't want me. Whichever side is angling for easily-bamboozled (read: stoopid) jurors, dismisses me with a peremptory.

I mean, for the...let me SERVE, for crying out loud!

The only good thing that I can say is that at least only Mr. Hitch seems to get the Grand Jury (180-day) summonses. God, that would make me b*ts**t.

(sigh).

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OhEmGee. You know, I get the invite (cough) almost annually. Every.damned.year.

And here's the insulting part--I'm never chosen. Never. Not once, not ever, to be tautological. it's infuriating. I waste the best part of a day, drive all over God's creation (the courthouse for the State Court is like, 50+ miles from here, mind you) and then, nope, they don't want me. Whichever side is angling for easily-bamboozled (read: stoopid) jurors, dismisses me with a peremptory.

I mean, for the...let me SERVE, for crying out loud!

The only good thing that I can say is that at least only Mr. Hitch seems to get the Grand Jury (180-day) summonses. God, that would make me b*ts**t.

(sigh).

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The one and only time i was called on for jury duty, I made the cut and was all ready to serve. Sadly, before the jury even made it to the court room, the charges were dropped. All revved up with no place to go...
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This makes my fifth jury summons. I had to serve once. Three were for a common pleas court that puts you on the hook for--literally--a month of Wednesdays. Two have been petit jury summons that have you on call every day for a week.

Just 10 more years until I age out.
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