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Rambling Rose

Rambling Rose Report 4 Apr 2013 23:25

I dunk :-) I used to like those sponge fingers dunked...but you have to be really quick with those lol

@ Mau, my mum used to put butter on rich tea biscuits :-)

Harry

Harry Report 4 Apr 2013 23:17

Thanks everybody. Elizabeth - 'my friend' says that he has to do that with chocolate digestives, and had to also do it with the rich tea, but that is no longer the case.

As far as I can see, shrinkage of any product doesn't normally bring down the price.

Happy days

GlasgowLass

GlasgowLass Report 4 Apr 2013 23:16

I am a dunker and if my biccy doesn't fit, I snap it it in two... simples!
I can understand why Harry thinks it disgusting.
I feel the same about..... Lid Licking. ( yoghurts ect)
Yuck!

Yvonne

Yvonne Report 4 Apr 2013 22:48

I always dunk biccies in my tea

my OH likes to eat weetabix with butter too


x

**Ann**

**Ann** Report 4 Apr 2013 22:45

I thought the saying was ....Too posh to push not too posh to dunk Mersey ;-)

Elizabethofseasons

Elizabethofseasons Report 4 Apr 2013 22:39

Dear Mr Harry

Hello

Lovely to see you post.

I dunk my biccies in my tea but only at home!

I break the chocolate ones in two pieces and dip into a cup of delicious tea and savour!

Take gentle care
Very best wishes
EOS
xx

vera2010

vera2010 Report 4 Apr 2013 21:54

Only ever dunk ginger biscuits. Love Rich Tea with butter and jam as in sandwich.
Love the Irish soft ginger biscuits with marshmallow in between. Used to be able to get them over here but haven't seen them for a while.

Vera

McB

McB Report 4 Apr 2013 21:47

I noticed that to Brian, in fact we've got some that are considerably narrower

ZZzzz

ZZzzz Report 4 Apr 2013 21:32

I would rather shrinkage if it keeps the price down, easier to stick to me budget that way.

BrianW

BrianW Report 4 Apr 2013 19:53

You've got to know your biscuits to get the timing right.

But on the subject of shrinkage, I've noticed that whereas toilet rolls used to be the same width as the toilet roll holder, now there's a 2cm gap at the side. In other words the roll is now four fifths of an inch narrower.

Barbinsglos

Barbinsglos Report 4 Apr 2013 19:52

Like GP I only dunk ginger nuts.

OH used to sit and easily dunk half a pkt of chocolate digestives in one go. Then the Diabetic nurse put pay to all that and he now only has two rich tea's per day

Ha Ha love it because his weight plummeted :-D

Mersey

Mersey Report 4 Apr 2013 19:42

Harry im not a dunker.....*squirm" :-D

ZZzzz

ZZzzz Report 4 Apr 2013 19:20

Digestive biscuits with butter or cream cheese spread on them yum yum. ;-)

GinN

GinN Report 4 Apr 2013 19:02

My pal used to spread butter on Weetabix and ate them without milk. I tried, but couldn't swallow them!

terryj

terryj Report 4 Apr 2013 18:59

as i said to the nurse when she gave me advice on lowering my colesterol

rich tea theyre not proper biscuits

ps
i dunk any biscuit
although some can be very tricky to get from cup to lip

ChrisofWessex

ChrisofWessex Report 4 Apr 2013 18:37

Yuck Mau - though I did know a woman who spread butter on fruit cake!!!!!

Mauatthecoast

Mauatthecoast Report 4 Apr 2013 18:35

You don't dunk rich tea biccies :-0 ...you MUST spread best butter on'em :-D yum

LollyWithSprinklez

LollyWithSprinklez Report 4 Apr 2013 18:31

I dunk and I've shrunk :-(

Porkie_Pie

Porkie_Pie Report 4 Apr 2013 17:36

I dunk my custard creams and they're so yummy :-D

Roy

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 4 Apr 2013 17:12

Each to their own lol. Have been doing online shop for the last two weeks and rediscovered oyster shell biscuits . Luv em from my younger days and have ordered em and they are MINE all MINE . have savoured each one and still have 2 to go.

Nothing wrong with spoiling yourself and not competing with others who want to butt in :-P