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Christmas cheer and goodwill

Old 6th Dec 2017, 12:02
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Christmas cheer and goodwill






I hope they save him the fudge....



https://www.ssafa.org.uk/latest/pass...tons-christmas

Seriously... nice to see something different and the services being recognised, 2% of all sales from the Thorntons Continental boxed product range will be paid in support of SSAFA.
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Old 6th Dec 2017, 13:06
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Well done Thorntons. Thank you, SSAFA
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Wonder if there's a Golden Rivet amongst the Fudge Supreme, Crunchy Frog and Ram's Bladder Cup?

Or maybe the future in-laws are more partial to the Anthrax Ripple or Spring Surprise?

(for the younger viewers, look up Monty Python)
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Can't we get Quality Street to dish out free backs of the big hazelnut things in purple foil
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Old 6th Dec 2017, 18:43
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Originally Posted by NutLoose View Post

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And who created that uniform with the Lieutenants rings going astern?
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Originally Posted by John Eacott View Post
And who created that uniform with the Lieutenants rings going astern?
I think the Lieutenant's ring usually points astern, unless he is seated or lying prone.
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Old 6th Dec 2017, 21:33
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Originally Posted by John Eacott View Post
And who created that uniform with the Lieutenants rings going astern?
Funny how it jumps out at you as soon as you see it! But "BZ" to Thorntons for the great gesture to such a fantastic cause anyway!
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Get them while you can, Sleaford branch of Thorntons shuts after Hogmanay.

Happy New Year!

The only half decent card shop in town too.
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Old 6th Dec 2017, 23:00
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Waaay too much attention on the Lieutenants rings here...
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Old 7th Dec 2017, 20:39
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Originally Posted by BigGreenGilbert View Post
Send him down to the Stokers Mess, they’ll sort his ring out.

BGG
Thanks BGG......that, has made me laugh harder than I have in ages.....oh dear.....Mrs MD can't understand what's so funny! Class mate....absolute class!
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Old 7th Dec 2017, 22:54
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Good old Thornton's.

Glad to say that the (original) factory wall I pointed in 1975 stayed up until they decided to pull the whole lot down and move to a different town.

My other half had a summer job, packing Thornton's chocolates on a "one for you, one for me" basis. For a day or two, until the chocolate poisoning set in....
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You learn something new every day .............. I was blissfully ignorant of RN officers' rings, except I knew they all had them.

"Sing, sing, or show us your ring!" Indeed !
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Old 8th Dec 2017, 18:39
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Hey jig a jig... thought the fishheads got a new boat for Christmas? They don't need choccies as well!!
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Old 8th Dec 2017, 21:51
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Originally Posted by Basil View Post
HTF did you notice that? I didn't.
Too many years of wearing the darn uniform: and if you mistakenly put your shoulder boards going astern it was a shout for the wardroom bar
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Originally Posted by Melchett01 View Post
Wonder if there's a Golden Rivet amongst the Fudge Supreme, Crunchy Frog and Ram's Bladder Cup?

Or maybe the future in-laws are more partial to the Anthrax Ripple or Spring Surprise?

(for the younger viewers, look up Monty Python)
Ah crunchy frog, particularly nasty!!! IIRC!
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