What made you smile today? 6

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Re: What made you smile today? 6

Postby chris.ph » Thu Dec 06, 2012 7:29 pm

dont forget the rich get richer by not spending any money, i know it was vimes cant remember which book he was on about his boots :think: :think:
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Re: What made you smile today? 6

Postby Bouncy Castle » Thu Dec 06, 2012 8:14 pm

Ghost wrote:it's all to do with the rush to get the Royal Approval stamp on their product


EXACTLY.

If they are seen in public, using/wearing the gifts, it is $s worth of free publicity for the company.
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Re: What made you smile today? 6

Postby The Mad Collector » Thu Dec 06, 2012 10:33 pm

Evening all. Had an interesting morning as I was interviewed on the breakfast show for the local radio station about gender neutral toys. Should boys have dolls or girls have toy cars or guns. They wanted to talk about pink and blue and if that is still a significant factor in colour choices for early toys. We did that inteview then they spotted that I sell gollies so a whole new debate got started ;) quite interesting and it will be fun to see what if any feedback we get.
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Re: What made you smile today? 6

Postby Who's Wee Dug » Thu Dec 06, 2012 11:25 pm

Or how much they cut out so it seems different to what was actually said.
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Re: What made you smile today? 6

Postby Tonyblack » Fri Dec 07, 2012 6:18 am

I think they said on QI that Pink used to be considered a very masculine colour. I don't know how true that is. Nice one, Mad!
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Re: What made you smile today? 6

Postby Del » Fri Dec 07, 2012 7:09 am

Red for the King... so a lighter shade of red (pink) was considered regal for a prince.

A huge amount of our customs come down from royalty... so when Victoria I think it was put blue on boys so did everyone.... don't quote me... just remembering... and I am often wrong... but hey... QI is often wrong too so I don't stress too much.
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Re: What made you smile today? 6

Postby wicked woman » Fri Dec 07, 2012 8:17 am

What kids say. On the subject of Kate and Wills, she's had a baby and she drank water instead of wine and got poorly. :lol: I should be ok then. ;)
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Re: What made you smile today? 6

Postby pip » Fri Dec 07, 2012 9:17 am

Dotsie wrote:Well, that's all famous couples really. I can't imagine Posh & Becks have ever bought a pram. But the Royals tend to donate a lot of stuff they get given (I wouldn't think other celebs do, could be wrong). Their wedding list had charitable donations on it.

I'm not a fan of posh and becks but i do recall that when she was especting one of the badly named boys she was given about ten prams or buggies from various companies, she went out and bought the one she actually wanted and then gave the rest to charity so she has her good moments. Hoping Kate and Will do the same .
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Re: What made you smile today? 6

Postby Bouncy Castle » Fri Dec 07, 2012 12:07 pm

This made me smile!!

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BLUE BIRD OF HAPPINESS, MY ARSE!

It's Friggin' Freezing. There's snow up my bum, all the food's covered with 3 feet of this white s**t, and you want ME to sing?

P*ss Off!! Next year, I'm flyin' to Jamaica, and smoke dope!
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Re: What made you smile today? 6

Postby Catch-up » Fri Dec 07, 2012 1:06 pm

That's a great picture! :lol:

Let's see.... what can I smile about today? Um, got my nails done yesterday! Sparkly red for Christmas. :D
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Re: What made you smile today? 6

Postby Bouncy Castle » Fri Dec 07, 2012 1:35 pm

Picture?
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Re: What made you smile today? 6

Postby Dotsie » Fri Dec 07, 2012 2:18 pm

I just did mine, sparkly purple :D
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Re: What made you smile today? 6

Postby Catch-up » Fri Dec 07, 2012 2:42 pm

I'll try to get a picture later. Ooo! Sparkly purple. :D Would love to see a picture of that!
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Re: What made you smile today? 6

Postby Dotsie » Fri Dec 07, 2012 2:46 pm

I'll see what I can do, no idea where the camera is! Tried taking one with my phone, but it's not much cop.
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Re: What made you smile today? 6

Postby wicked woman » Fri Dec 07, 2012 4:16 pm

Bouncy Castle wrote:This made me smile!!

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BLUE BIRD OF HAPPINESS, MY ARSE!

It's Friggin' Freezing. There's snow up my bum, all the food's covered with 3 feet of this white s**t, and you want ME to sing?

P*ss Off!! Next year, I'm flyin' to Jamaica, and smoke dope!

:clap: :lol:
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