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  1. usually a good idea not to have your (at time of...

    usually a good idea not to have your (at time of posting) one and only post contain a link to a product, in that case.
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    oh I do that in the supermarket! (And btw, re...

    oh I do that in the supermarket!

    (And btw, re etiquette - it doesn't matter what is 'acceptable' or not - it's darn frustrating to spend a fortune and hours cooking if nobody eats. And at the same...
  3. I think not.

    I think not.
  4. A decent knife. I have a large one with a...

    A decent knife. I have a large one with a slightly curved blade, that rocks against the board. Works well. Tried a load of gadgets but they are always a PITA to clean up and some of them send bits...
  5. Thanks for these suggestions guys. I have some...

    Thanks for these suggestions guys. I have some probiotics, but the gluten one is something I hadn't heard of. (Though I think it's wheat generally, as I have the 'oral allergy syndrome' with some...
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    of course, but often people assume that you eat...

    of course, but often people assume that you eat the same as they do, especially when it's family. It probably wouldn't occur to them unless you pointed it out. And when you ask, and get an 'oh I eat...
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    We are continuing to evolve, but not in a good...

    We are continuing to evolve, but not in a good way. Humankind is f***ed.
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    if you're talking the first photo in this thread,...

    if you're talking the first photo in this thread, Alex... hate to disappoint you, but most of us seem pretty 'meh' about him! Nothing coy about it, I love a hot bloke as much as the next gal/guy, but...
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    true, but sometimes you need something more...

    true, but sometimes you need something more substantial.
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    Have you looked at your hormone levels? I've...

    Have you looked at your hormone levels? I've usually been against hormone replacement until I started encountering some of the really unpleasant symptoms of perimenopause - and it's a whole lot...
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    +1. I've found it very frustrating when I've gone...

    +1. I've found it very frustrating when I've gone to a huge effort to put on a nice spread and people didn't eat much. I'll be letting my relatives know about my food preferences - one of them has a...
  12. Thread: VFF Tip

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    plus they'd catch in the stirrup, if you're using...

    plus they'd catch in the stirrup, if you're using a saddle. You want the smooth-soled boots that will slip easily out of the stirrup if you fall off.
  13. What to eat after an irritating food, to lessen its effect

    So I unexpectedly went out for lunch, two lattes in a row and a piece of banana cake. A latte and cake is my weekly treat, but I don't think two strong coffees -and- wheat on a relatively empty...
  14. Basic chem / biochem online (and books)

    Got any good resources for a structured introduction to basic chemistry and biochemistry (pre-med type stuff??) - there's lots of good info out there but a lot of it is a bit 'in the deep end', feel...
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    Forums need to come with built-in troll...

    Forums need to come with built-in troll detectors, no?
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    yep I think we do need to get Mark to expand the...

    yep I think we do need to get Mark to expand the goodies range - iron-on transfers, USB sticks, sew-on patches etc. Maybe some more varied designs too..... I don't normally like to be a 'walking...
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    I'm not sure about the copyright on his image,...

    I'm not sure about the copyright on his image, but generally unless otherwise stated, copyright resides with the artist/photographer or/and publisher, so its technically illegal and often immoral...
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    when I took a fish oil I got heartburn so bad...

    when I took a fish oil I got heartburn so bad I've been afraid to try it again.

    Alcohol.. yes I know you've always had it, but THAT was on a carb-based veggie diet. I'm having trouble finding...
  19. When I was pregnant with my first child I was...

    When I was pregnant with my first child I was semi-veg, and it got to the point where I was fantasizing about cheeseburgers so started eating meat. I think while aiming primal, it's often a case of...
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    I figure I've worked so hard for my shape, I dang...

    I figure I've worked so hard for my shape, I dang well want to show it off! Larger shirts tend to make me look shapeless and daggy - especially being a bit older, gravity and all that....

    I guess...
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    Grok On T-shirt sizing for women

    What sizing t-shirt are other women wearing? I wish there was a babydoll cut. Tossing up whether to get a small and hope it doesn't cut under the arms, or a larger size and never mind that it looks...
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    Interesting question. My understanding is that...

    Interesting question. My understanding is that the homogenization process is almost like a second pasteurization. The resultant small fat particles are prone to penetrate the gut wall ( I think... ...
  23. more important to deal with the...

    more important to deal with the self-control/portion size issues, I think. If you can't convince yourself that sour cream is a condiment used in cooking in moderate amounts, just don't buy the stuff....
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    I doubt you need to worry, Hutax... I saw your...

    I doubt you need to worry, Hutax... I saw your smokin before-and-after shot.

    As in the Monty Python classic... " We Are All Individuals!" ........."(I'm not.....)"
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    I disagree, to a certain extent, with the saying...

    I disagree, to a certain extent, with the saying nothing / forcing religion view. I understand where you're coming from and for the most part I agree that you can't go round evangelizing, but we also...
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