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Dane Cook's Final Horcrux
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I've not heard it's the tube station, just buildings being evacuated.



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I've not heard it's the tube station, just buildings being evacuated.

for those wondering


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the parrot... ...i ate him.


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You know how we were all ogling/drooling over pictures of Mr. Neil's home library?

Let me tell you about the kitchen...
Viking range with hood, regular AND convection oven, knives and cookware that's droolworthy...  


*sigh*

In my dreams.


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Originally posted by BeeZee:
You know how we were all ogling/drooling over pictures of Mr. Neil's home library?

Let me tell you about the kitchen...
Viking range with hood, regular AND convection oven, knives and cookware that's droolworthy...  


*sigh*

In my dreams.


Oh! Sounds divine!


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I am of 2 minds about this matching cookery and cutlery business, on the one hand they would be easier to stack and you would have common sizes, on the other hand harder to replace just one broken piece and I savor the unpredictability of everything being hodge podge and total lack of effort.


~credo quia absurdum est
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~bibamus, moriendum est
Let us drink, for we must die~
 
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you can always get something plain white, then even if you can't find the *exact* match, it's easy to get one you don't notice



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I sort of wish we hadn't registered for plates. Because we found a great set of china for super cheap at an antique shop a few months after our wedding (added benifit: it was so cheap, I feel fine using it really often, and even putting it in the dishwasher as needed), but it doesn't match our wedding china, and I think only a few people even sent us wedding china in the first place. It's still in boxes it came in.

We did get a full set of everyday-use white plates, which are pretty much exactly what Domi describes. I'm glad we have those. Overall, though, we've just got So. Many. Plates.


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...would it be Not the Done Thing to sell the boxed plates? You might even make someone very happy, if the pattern you have isn't made any more and someone is missing a bit of their set.

(I've got random plates of varying age and elegance, but the plates I use most often for kidlet and I are, er, deep blue enamel ones I got at the pound shop.)


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I hope it's a Done Thing. We made quite a bit of money off ours.


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So the house hunt is on, and yes I fell in love with the third one I saw. Off to talk to the bank tomorrow. Need to look aboud a bit more. Wish me luck.


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*Wishing you luck Library Lady!
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~That 'Done Thing' sounds exactly right over here as well!
 
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We registered for a china set, only received three of the six settings and just decided to return the rest. We don't entertain often enough to really bother, and there just wasn't any room to store them.

Our everyday plates are a combination of the green and white sets we both inherited from other people.

I figure at this point, everything we own has a story behind it. For instance, the green plates that I own were from my dad's tiny apartment in Texas when he moved down ahead of my family for a job. There's all sorts of memories attached from when I went to visit, and going house hunting with him and the ultimate decision that Texas was awful and he was coming back to Washington.

Good luck with the house Lady!! ~~homeowner vibes~~


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HOORAY HOUSING VIBES!!!!

Hope there are pics soon Smile

With regards to wedding china - The need for matching things is something i resist I think I admire Granny Weatherwax's philosophy too much


~credo quia absurdum est
I believe it because it is absurd~

~bibamus, moriendum est
Let us drink, for we must die~
 
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...Granny Weatherwax has a philosophy on wedding china?


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I think there as a mention in Carpe Jugulum about her inheriting all her stuff so nothing matched and she broke one of the cups...

It seems a very witchy habit to me


~credo quia absurdum est
I believe it because it is absurd~

~bibamus, moriendum est
Let us drink, for we must die~
 
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It wasn't specifically wedding china, it was general crockery and it came with the cottage. And none of it matched.

My plates are boring white things, all but two of the saucers are broken, and they don't match. Two small bowls, which don't match. Some large pasta-type bowls. I rarely have people over, so I don't much mind. When I cook for people, I take it to them. Smile


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I don't think it needs to be The Wedding China, just that if people are going to give you stuff for free, it would be nice to have a set of matching crockery. It can be from Ikea!

I do like having dinner parties (such as mine are) with matching stuff so the table looks nice when it's laid.

My set of crockery consists of two plates, two pasta bowls, a cereral bowl which broke ages ago, and a side plate which I cannot find. Everything else is Mike's!



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Still house shopping. Saw (read that as – fell in love with) a 102 yr old house that was in relatively good shape. (Too big for just the two of us) We're close to putting a bid on an 80 yr old house. It is near the ball park that they filmed "a League of Their Own" in.


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Hello! (from a train speeding through Rotterdam)


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-Look, I've got a cape and a tendency towards violence. It does not make me a superhero! ~ Domitella
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Hello! (from a train speeding through Rotterdam)


Whee! On one hand, I am extremely jealous of all your traveling! On the other hand, I am not good at traveling, so perhaps it's better to let you have the adventures and just read about them! I'm always so glad when you post about where you are and do pictures and stuff. Smile Not only you, of course, but all of you who do travel and visit. I love reading about all of it. Smile


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