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So what did you get for xmas ?

2_deck_dash

War Hero
I got all the usual shite toiletry gift sets and whatnot but the highlights this year have to be my Tassimo coffee maker, Guitar Hero for the wii and book about wildlife photography. I expect this to be considerably useful while taking pictures of doggers at Watford Gap Services.
 

2_deck_dash

War Hero
soleil said:
That coffee maker is a nice gift to get.

Will you use it for cappuccinos?

Yeah it's good for all of the different varieties. So far I have found if you mix an espresso disk with a hot chocolate disk and then finish it off with a creamer disk you get a cheeky little Mocha which works wonders if you are hungover, which I am, a lot.
 
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guestm

Guest
2_deck_dash said:
soleil said:
That coffee maker is a nice gift to get.

Will you use it for cappuccinos?

Yeah it's good for all of the different varieties. So far I have found if you mix an espresso disk with a hot chocolate disk and then finish it off with a creamer disk you get a cheeky little Mocha which works wonders if you are hungover, which I am, a lot.

Tassimo's are awesome. For about 6 months. Then they break, no matter how much you dhobi and look after them. I've had two, you can have them for parts if you like.
 

2_deck_dash

War Hero
Montigny-La-Palisse said:
2_deck_dash said:
soleil said:
That coffee maker is a nice gift to get.

Will you use it for cappuccinos?

Yeah it's good for all of the different varieties. So far I have found if you mix an espresso disk with a hot chocolate disk and then finish it off with a creamer disk you get a cheeky little Mocha which works wonders if you are hungover, which I am, a lot.

Tassimo's are awesome. For about 6 months. Then they break, no matter how much you dhobi and look after them. I've had two, you can have them for parts if you like.

Cheers for the tip! To be honest I'll probably just beat the wife when it does eventually break and make her get me a new one.
 

FlagWagger

GCM
Book Reviewer
Port, whisky, Keurig coffee machine, freezing rain, Lego Rock Band for the PS3 on Christmas Day and a hangover on Boxing Day. Then on the 28th one of the trees in our front yard (a 35 foot pine) was brought down by a combination of high wind and the weight of ice from the freezing rain on Christmas Day - luckily for me it missed my house completely, but the neighbour's car wasn't so lucky. Today I'm shopping for a chain-saw
 

Dicky

Lantern Swinger
I finally found my denture (4 teeth plate) in a waistcoat I wore at an amateur radio rally, and forgot I'd put them in the pocket....been lost just over a year....welcome back old friends......lol...
 
Dicky said:
I finally found my denture (4 teeth plate) in a waistcoat I wore at an amateur radio rally, and forgot I'd put them in the pocket....been lost just over a year....welcome back old friends......lol...

That reminds me of a personI once worked with. He had a mouldy green coloured set of dentures for work and a clean pair for best.
 

Oomallac

Badgeman
daffy1 said:
Topstop said:
No grief aah biss :D


Mate that is the best gift any bloke can ask for.


Being recently divorced and waking up at 13:00 on Xmas Day,

ThERE WAS NO

other half/mother in law NAGGING
/fridge full of beer/pizza/sausage rolls
200 DFs and several 1 litre bottles etc
A day of tv with no arguements as to what to watch
BOXING DAY: lunchtime sess and footy in the afternoon, followed by evening session (lock-in) no hassle getting in some 36 hoursc later

lots of drink/eats/sleep
 

seafarer1939

War Hero
My old man[SF1939] never did get to come home for Xmas,had a serious operation so he's still there giving them grief.
Seriously though, when he came around after a touch and go op that could have gone either way he found a priest standing at his bedside!
Told me he thought he was going down a fathom but the priest said he was just doing his rounds!
Old man called him a gormless sky-piloting twat and to feck off.
Where do these vicars get their brains?of all the places to stand.
Vicar made a complaint but the old man passed it off as post operative drug use!
Nurse on station told me she spent a lot of the night keep putting his bits back in his hospital gown!Bloody Matelots never change!

Family got him Xmas presents of the following:
Full CD set of WWI footage[a lot never seen before,he knows a lot about that war]
CD set of the Royal Navy and some Nelsons Navy books[he researches a lot of that]
CD full set of “ Rescue Me†another series he enjoys.
Full CD set of “Deadwood†[his favourite TV show]
Full CD set of series “24†another show he likes.

Framed picture of him losing the RN Welterweight boxing final in controversial circumstances!
He had his opponent down 3 times yet lost on points,said his punches were like being ticked by a feather duster,but he is pleased.
Well there's no booze for him for a while. Sean
 

sweetpea

War Hero
seafarer1939 said:
My old man[SF1939] never did get to come home for Xmas,had a serious operation so he's still there giving them grief.
Seriously though, when he came around after a touch and go op that could have gone either way he found a priest standing at his bedside!
Told me he thought he was going down a fathom but the priest said he was just doing his rounds!
Old man called him a gormless sky-piloting twat and to feck off.
Where do these vicars get their brains?of all the places to stand.
Vicar made a complaint but the old man passed it off as post operative drug use!
Nurse on station told me she spent a lot of the night keep putting his bits back in his hospital gown!Bloody Matelots never change!

Family got him Xmas presents of the following:
Full CD set of WWI footage[a lot never seen before,he knows a lot about that war]
CD set of the Royal Navy and some Nelsons Navy books[he researches a lot of that]
CD full set of “ Rescue Me†another series he enjoys.
Full CD set of “Deadwood†[his favourite TV show]
Full CD set of series “24†another show he likes.

Framed picture of him losing the RN Welterweight boxing final in controversial circumstances!
He had his opponent down 3 times yet lost on points,said his punches were like being ticked by a feather duster,but he is pleased.
Well there's no booze for him for a while. Sean


Sean,

I am very sorry to hear that SF1939 is ill in hospital. Please pass on my best wishes to him. I sincerely hope that he will soon be feeling better.

SP.
 
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