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Pet hate of the month

Minivanman
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Pet hate of the month

Red poppy day is nearly with us again and all well and good.

In fact for the first time ever I had one seller knock on my door and I was more than happy to give him a couple of quid for a poppy, but you know what really gets up my nose? Those glitzy 'look at me' fashion item ones often worn by celebrities - and ones that no doubt they wear year after bloody year.

And those that pin a huge one on the front of their cars like some sort of red nose, what's all that about? We get it, you bought a poppy!

Reminds me of that other glitzy fashion item, the red Aids ribbon brooch thingy. Again all well and good, but really?

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PS. Personally I'd rather wear a white poppy but......

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Re: Pet hate of the month

We can`t afford to run a decent car... so we`ll make ours look good with a giant poppy !.. ( blocking the airways to the radiator)... Roll eyesRoll eyesRoll eyes

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Re: Pet hate of the month


shutter wrote:

We can`t afford to run a decent car.

Finally he admits the truth Shocked


 

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Re: Pet hate of the month

I'm convinced the wearing of the Poppy for Poppy day is getting earlier each year, seem to have seen them around for two weeks now and it's still October!

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Oldjim wrote:

shutter wrote:

We can`t afford to run a decent car.

Finally he admits the truth Shocked


 


LOL !.. there just had to be ONE.... who misinterpreted my post....  Cheesy

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Re: Pet hate of the month

The celebrity TV "glitzy" poppies are probably issued by wardrobe department.

I usually buy one of the tie-tack type, these are date stamped (on the front) with the year of issue, which makes it a bit difficult to get away with re-using them. Without going to look I think I've got 6 or 7 of them. I also have a couple of wrist-bands.

I don't begrudge one penny of it.

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Re: Pet hate of the month

Will always`s donate to a worthy cause, but never phone in to help the coffers of theses so called talent shows.

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Re: Pet hate of the month

I've a glitzy one - it cost me £28 and the money went to the British Legion. I also buy paper poppies each year too.

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Re: Pet hate of the month

Cats....as they frequently leave something in my garden.

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shutter wrote:

We can`t afford to run a decent car... 


 

 

There is so much I could say.....

But I won't..

 

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"I've a glitzy one - it cost me £28 and the money went to the British Legion"

But why a glitzy one?

Just seems so brash and inappropriate to me. Nothing sparkly about remembering the death of millions, but there you go.

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Infinity wrote:

shutter wrote:

We can`t afford to run a decent car... 


 

 

There is so much I could say.....

But I won't..

 


 

You have already said too much  !

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"Cats....as they frequently leave something in my garden"

Magpies in mine, as the greedy wotsits are alway robbing the bird table. We could do with that cat!

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Minivanman
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"The celebrity TV "glitzy" poppies are probably issued by wardrobe department"

Do you really think the likes of Elton John et al would lower themselves to flaunting one of those!  Wink

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