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Re: Pet Peeves

Postby Bsuds » Dec 13th, 2017, 7:12 pm

Queen K wrote: she knew the truth.


That would explain it. :biggrin:
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Re: Pet Peeves

Postby Lady tehMa » Dec 14th, 2017, 5:31 pm

Family who raid my Christmas baking to the point where I have nothing left to give my coworkers . . . will be up late tonight.
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Re: Pet Peeves

Postby Urbane » Dec 16th, 2017, 3:58 pm

Not being able to find Mandarin oranges. Well, it's not really a pet peeve but I didn't want to start a new thread:) Seriously, though, where can we find them? They're always here before Christmas but I haven't seen any.
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Re: Pet Peeves

Postby just popping in » Dec 16th, 2017, 4:47 pm

Old Town Market, Rutland, 5 lb Korean Mandarin 8.99

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Re: Pet Peeves

Postby Urbane » Dec 16th, 2017, 4:52 pm

^^ Thanks!
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Re: Pet Peeves

Postby Urbane » Dec 16th, 2017, 7:45 pm

I just found some in bulk at Save-On-Foods Foods in West Kelowna. A bit pricey but very good.
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Re: Pet Peeves

Postby Glacier » Dec 16th, 2017, 10:45 pm

Urbane wrote:Not being able to find Mandarin oranges. Well, it's not really a pet peeve but I didn't want to start a new thread:) Seriously, though, where can we find them? They're always here before Christmas but I haven't seen any.
:-X

I have been wondering where they went this year! The have been none in the Super Store. Save On has had some a while ago, and I bought 5 or 6 boxes a month ago, but now there's nothing but a few boxes left with half rotten oranges in them. Totally weird. I've had Mandarin oranges every Christmas since I was 5, but it looks like this year will be the first exception.
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Re: Pet Peeves

Postby dirtybiker » Dec 18th, 2017, 11:53 am

Independent, Capri Mall, Chinese Mandarins....

Pet Peeve;

As trivial as it seems it just irks me.

Time and time again I see it, does not even to seem the news source

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eta; https://www.castanet.net/news/BC/214300 ... ead-guilty
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Re: Pet Peeves

Postby normaM » Dec 18th, 2017, 2:06 pm

They had tons at Urban Fare last week. Independent has as well. Loathe those oranges.
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Re: Pet Peeves

Postby Bsuds » Dec 18th, 2017, 2:20 pm

Urbane wrote:Not being able to find Mandarin oranges. Well, it's not really a pet peeve but I didn't want to start a new thread:) Seriously, though, where can we find them? They're always here before Christmas but I haven't seen any.
:-X
Glacier wrote:I have been wondering where they went this year! The have been none in the Super Store. Save On has had some a while ago, and I bought 5 or 6 boxes a month ago, but now there's nothing but a few boxes left with half rotten oranges in them. Totally weird. I've had Mandarin oranges every Christmas since I was 5, but it looks like this year will be the first exception.


Mission Save On has had them for awhile and we got some at Wal Mart yesterday.
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Re: Pet Peeves

Postby Glacier » Dec 18th, 2017, 2:25 pm

Bsuds wrote:Mission Save On has had them for awhile and we got some at Wal Mart yesterday.

Damn, it's against my religion to shop at Walmart, but I will have to make an exception today (Master Yoda, forgive me).

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Re: Pet Peeves

Postby Urbane » Dec 19th, 2017, 10:19 am

Here's a pet peeve of mine: You're trying to find a parking place at the mall and finally! There it is! As you look more closely you see that a driver has parked well over the line and effectively taken up two parking spots. You don't have a Smart Car to squeeze in there so you just start the hunt all over again.
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Re: Pet Peeves

Postby Bsuds » Dec 19th, 2017, 1:19 pm

Bsuds wrote:Mission Save On has had them for awhile and we got some at Wal Mart yesterday.
Glacier wrote:Damn, it's against my religion to shop at Walmart, but I will have to make an exception today (Master Yoda, forgive me).

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They have lots of things that we buy there because they are a lot cheaper than anywhere else. Not just by a small amount either. When you save a couple of dollars per item it adds up fast.
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Re: Pet Peeves

Postby generalposter » Dec 20th, 2017, 7:09 pm

People that have to make every thread they contribute to about themselves. Must be starving for some attention I guess.
Someone has to say it.

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Re: Pet Peeves

Postby Bsuds » Dec 20th, 2017, 7:12 pm

Castanets misleading headlines!
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