My falling standards

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My falling standards

Post by jdaw1 » 20:15 Fri 14 Jan 2011

This thread is to report falling standards of members of :tpf:, or in their households.

I’ll start. SCP-DFF is a fan of the US version of The Biggest Loser, which we watch on Apple iTunes. Normal household rules are not to eat ice cream whilst these enormous people sweat. Today we failed that low standard.

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Re: My falling standards

Post by SCP-DFF » 20:57 Fri 14 Jan 2011

Oh please. Yes, guilty as charged. But, I have an excuse. I'm exempt from all previous rules concerning The Biggest Loser. Julian failed to site that reason. Ask him.

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Re: My falling standards

Post by jdaw1 » 21:05 Fri 14 Jan 2011

SCP-DFF wrote:site
Standards fall further: cite.

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Re: My falling standards

Post by benread » 22:57 Fri 14 Jan 2011

Were you not the instigator of a rule not to criticise the grammar of those for whom English was not their first language? Is your wife's first language English?
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Re: My falling standards

Post by jdaw1 » 23:12 Fri 14 Jan 2011

benread wrote:Is your wife's first language English?
Of the American variety.

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Re: My falling standards

Post by AHB » 01:59 Sun 16 Jan 2011

jdaw1 wrote:
SCP-DFF wrote:site
Standards fall further: cite.
How's the black eye?

At least, that's what I would receive for a comment such as this!
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Re: My falling standards

Post by DRT » 11:58 Mon 17 Jan 2011

Is it only me who thinks that starting a thread on a public forum with the primary objective of criticising your spouse is a bad idea?
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Re: My falling standards

Post by mosesbotbol » 14:29 Thu 27 Jan 2011

Watching people worse off than ourselves and fail has been a hit formula in Hollywood for decades.
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Re: My falling standards

Post by Andy Velebil » 03:47 Fri 28 Jan 2011

DRT wrote:Is it only me who thinks that starting a thread on a public forum with the primary objective of criticising your spouse is a bad idea?
Yes :wink:

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Re: My falling standards

Post by marc j. » 22:57 Fri 28 Jan 2011

Guy in corner who knows better than to criticize one's beloved spouse...

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