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>> No. 444214 Anonymous
7th June 2021
Monday 6:05 pm
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Lads, I've just opened my packet of mozzarella sticks and there were 13 in there rather than the 12 there's supposed to be.

I thought I'd share my outrageous good fortune with you in the hope that my good luck rubs off on you. If it does, let me know.
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>> No. 444223 Anonymous
7th June 2021
Monday 6:53 pm
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I once had a stretch of at least a fortnight in secondary school where my lunchtime pack of mini Jaffa Cakes had not the advertised six, but seven of the delicious little cunts in.
>> No. 444224 Anonymous
7th June 2021
Monday 7:10 pm
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>>444223
It's a crying shame that many children these days are deprived of things like Jaffa Cakes from their packing up because they'll get confiscated by the lunchbox gestapo.

My typical pack up at school was a cheese sandwich, a packet of crisps (Hula Hoops, Wheat Crunchies, Squares or cheese and onion Walkers), a chocolate biscuit along the lines of a Penguin, KitKat, Club or the one that was like a Gold bar but had wheat embossed on it, possibly a Babybel and a yoghurt. Never did me any harm.

I remember once I had to sit opposite this fat lass and she had corned beef sandwiches. Fuck me, they stunk. I always associated her with cows and stinky corned beef sandwiches after that. Last I heard of her she'd got married to a mobile DJ who is about 30 years older than her.
>> No. 444225 Anonymous
7th June 2021
Monday 7:13 pm
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>>444224
>It's a crying shame that many children these days are deprived of things like Jaffa Cakes from their packing up because they'll get confiscated by the lunchbox gestapo.

That sounds proper grim. What are the parents supposed to make their kids these days or is it all school meals?
>> No. 444226 Anonymous
7th June 2021
Monday 7:34 pm
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>>444225
It varies from school to school but chocolate bars are a definite no in many, a Muller Corner with chocolate rather than fruit compote is borderline as are crisps. They expect things like vegetable sticks instead.
>> No. 444227 Anonymous
7th June 2021
Monday 7:59 pm
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>>444224
> pack up
Never heard it called this, so I thought you were yanking. But then the crisp brands stopped that line of reasoning. So I assume it's a northern thing.
>> No. 444228 Anonymous
7th June 2021
Monday 8:01 pm
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>>444225

I do suspect part of it is to stron-arm parents into paying for school dinners, which there will no doubt be a "profit" margin on. Like with the way they all force youth buy their own uniform from their own shop,and go solar as to incorporate anti-counterfeiting measures so you can't buy knock offs from the Asian shop that sells all the school uniforms.

Abolish schools and replace them with something new honestly, it's too muh of an unsalvageable mess.
>> No. 444229 Anonymous
7th June 2021
Monday 8:07 pm
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>>444227
>pack-up
>used in some parts of the UK to refer to a light meal that is put in a bag or container and taken with you to be eaten later, for example at school or work

https://dictionary.cambridge.org/dictionary/english/pack-up

I think it's a northern thing to avoid using the word lunch.
>> No. 444230 Anonymous
7th June 2021
Monday 8:40 pm
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>>444227
>>444229
I said lunch because I've lost all traces of my roots, but >>444224 saying not just pack-up, but specifically "packing up" as a noun gave me a rush of nostalgia and some hope that where I'm from still exists.
>> No. 444238 Anonymous
8th June 2021
Tuesday 9:18 am
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>>444230
Hull does exist. It hasn't been wiped off the map yet.
>> No. 444241 Anonymous
8th June 2021
Tuesday 10:40 am
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>>444238
Soon.
>> No. 444244 Anonymous
8th June 2021
Tuesday 11:47 am
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>>444214
I ordered a Chicken Deluxe from McDonalds and when I got it home it was just two Chicken Selects on a bun.

One man gets an extra mozzy stick and another pays £5 to be lied to because the kitchen ran out of chicken.

Use these powers of luck wisely, lads. Everything has a cost.
>> No. 444245 Anonymous
8th June 2021
Tuesday 11:52 am
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>>444244

That is how the Chicken Deluxe is always presented. It's not Ronald's fault you can't read.

https://www.mcdonalds.com/gb/en-gb/product/chicken-deluxe.html
>> No. 444246 Anonymous
8th June 2021
Tuesday 11:54 am
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>>444245
Is that a rounded top on the burger bun but a square bottom?
>> No. 444249 Anonymous
8th June 2021
Tuesday 12:41 pm
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>>444245
I asked them if they did a chicken fillet burger and they said yes, and this is what I got. I'll go to KFC or something next time, but they definitely lied to me.
>> No. 444250 Anonymous
8th June 2021
Tuesday 12:44 pm
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>>444249
"The Homestyle Crispy Chicken" burger is what that is called apparently, seems it was limited edition or something.
>> No. 444251 Anonymous
8th June 2021
Tuesday 12:46 pm
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>>444249

A Select is a chicken fillet.
>> No. 444256 Anonymous
8th June 2021
Tuesday 1:21 pm
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>>444251
Now you're just being obtuse. They're tiny. Two doesn't even fill the bun they give you.
>> No. 444265 Anonymous
8th June 2021
Tuesday 2:21 pm
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>>444256

The size does not change their name. They're fillets.

Anyway just get a chicken legend next time.
>> No. 444267 Anonymous
8th June 2021
Tuesday 2:56 pm
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Everybody knows that if you order chicken from McD you get nuggies.
>> No. 444271 Anonymous
8th June 2021
Tuesday 4:11 pm
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>>444267
Infantilisation polari aside, no. Nuggets are rank.
>> No. 444280 Anonymous
8th June 2021
Tuesday 4:43 pm
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>>444271
They are. Chicken arseholes if you're lucky, in soggy breaded gunk.
>> No. 444287 Anonymous
8th June 2021
Tuesday 5:38 pm
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>>444280
Doesn't matter, they're delicious.
>> No. 444292 Anonymous
8th June 2021
Tuesday 6:40 pm
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>>444280

All McDonald's chicken in the UK is 100% chicken breast.

You houmous munching snobs don't have a clue.
>> No. 444295 Anonymous
8th June 2021
Tuesday 6:59 pm
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>>444292
>All McDonald's chicken in the UK is 100% chicken breast.
Yes, that is technically true, in much the same way that coal is 100% plant-based.
>> No. 444304 Anonymous
8th June 2021
Tuesday 7:54 pm
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>>444292
Fuck off Ronald.
>> No. 444305 Anonymous
8th June 2021
Tuesday 7:56 pm
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>>444292
What's snobby about humous? It's just smashed up chickpeas.
>> No. 444308 Anonymous
8th June 2021
Tuesday 8:40 pm
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>>444271
>Infantilisation polari
I agree completely, but what really sets this post apart is the fact that it reads like a crossword clue.
>> No. 444323 Anonymous
8th June 2021
Tuesday 9:46 pm
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>>444238
Is calling it your 'packing up' really only a thing in Hull, or are you just psychic?
>> No. 444340 Anonymous
9th June 2021
Wednesday 3:32 am
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>>444323
It's where I'm from originally and it was used there, but I doubt it's the only place.
>> No. 444764 Anonymous
30th June 2021
Wednesday 4:56 pm
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JAMIE FUCKING OLIVER.
>> No. 444765 Anonymous
30th June 2021
Wednesday 5:22 pm
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>>444764
They are "not included"? In terms of what? They clearly are included if they are there. Do they mean "not allowed"? As in if you put them in your child's lunch they will get detention?
>> No. 444766 Anonymous
30th June 2021
Wednesday 5:27 pm
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>>444765
I wouldn't expect too much from a primary school receptionist.

I don't know why crisps aren't allowed but a pack of Ritz crackers is absolutely fine.
>> No. 444767 Anonymous
30th June 2021
Wednesday 5:32 pm
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>>444766
Crisps flavours other than ready salted have sugar:
https://www.diabetes.org.uk/guide-to-diabetes/enjoy-food/eating-with-diabetes/diabetes-food-myths/crisps
>> No. 444768 Anonymous
30th June 2021
Wednesday 8:11 pm
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>>444767
A pack of Walkers cheese and onion has 0.6g of sugar.

https://www.sainsburys.co.uk/gol-ui/Product/walkers-cheese---onion-crisps-6x25g

Comparable Ritz crackers has 2.9g of sugar.

https://www.sainsburys.co.uk/gol-ui/Product/ritz-breaks-original-crackers-190g

A comparable pack of mini breadsticks has 0.6g of sugar.

https://www.sainsburys.co.uk/gol-ui/Product/sainsburys-mini-portion-pack-breadsticks-120g

It's completely pulled out of their arse.
>> No. 444775 Anonymous
1st July 2021
Thursday 12:49 am
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>>444766
>>444767
>>444768

Academisation has been a disaster for the school system. Most of it nowadays simply revolves around increasingly arcane, arbitrary rules whereby the child is invariably punished for a parent's refusal to shell out for whatever new money-grabbing nonsense they are trying to push. In this case it's just that they want parents stumping up money for the school dinners, so they make pack ups a hassle.

When you combine that kind of opportunitism with the kind of flawless instinct for petty tyranny school teachers have, this is what you end up with. They know they have the power to make you jump through hoops so that your kid doesn't end up in detention every week, and they just can't help abuse it. Some of the more absurd ones I have heard lately (from the resident Raging Indignant Mum at work) include a water bottle with the school logo on which is the only vessel children are permitted to drink from, or jumpers that have different colours for the year group, to ensure parents buy a new one each year and can't recycle them to younger siblings.

It's a good job I don't have kids because I'd probably have petrol bombed their school by now. I never took well to authority while I was a student, I can't imagine dealing with it as a parent and somehow keeping your temper.
>> No. 444776 Anonymous
1st July 2021
Thursday 12:53 am
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>>444775
> I can't imagine dealing with it as a parent and somehow keeping your temper

Which is why my wife doesn't let me go to parents evening tbh
>> No. 444778 Anonymous
1st July 2021
Thursday 4:52 am
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>>444775
It's not just academies that do this. A couple of years ago my daughter's school banned rucksacks and made everyone buy a school branded book bag instead. You've also got to buy a school branded PE shirt and they're also phasing in school branded polo shirts so the parents of the younger kids can't buy a relatively cheap multipack of plain ones from the supermarket anymore.
>> No. 444779 Anonymous
1st July 2021
Thursday 9:17 am
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>>444778
I bet they justified it as a means to disguise which kid's parents can afford nicer stuff too.
>> No. 444780 Anonymous
1st July 2021
Thursday 10:01 am
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>>444779
That was used as part of the justification for getting rid of the rucksacks. I think they also claimed they were a trip hazard as well.
>> No. 444870 Anonymous
4th July 2021
Sunday 3:00 pm
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>>444778

My cousin was told by her kid's preschool that they're "sugar free", which means treats and sweets that contain or are made of refined sugar are frowned upon. Even homemade biscuits must not contain noticeable amounts of sugar. The only sugar that's allowed is fresh fruit, with the exception of fruit that could be choking hazards, like grapes. Apparently the professional mums parents petitioned the preschool to adopt that as a school rule, and there aren't any exceptions, and children aren't allowed to bring in refined sugar products even if individual parents feel that their kid can handle a chocolate bar or a fizzy drink.

It's this fucking bigotry which boils my piss even if I don't have kids of my own. You are fast tracking your kids for years of therapy with all this overparenting and busybodying.
>> No. 445058 Anonymous
18th July 2021
Sunday 7:25 pm
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We've had to buy my daughter a year 6 leavers hoody, when I say had to I mean the alternative is her being the only kid out of about 90 without one. They cost ~£16 and they were given out at the start of last week so they could all be worn for the last couple of weeks of term, but they had the bright idea of getting them in black so they're completely unsuitable to be worn in summer.

My other half is also going nuts about getting thank you presents for the teachers and teaching assistants. Fuck knows why this became a thing.
>> No. 445106 Anonymous
20th July 2021
Tuesday 7:01 pm
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OP here again. There were 11 mozzarella sticks in my supposed pack of 12 today. Aldi always seems to fuck me over now and then.
>> No. 445107 Anonymous
20th July 2021
Tuesday 7:46 pm
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>>444870
The grape rule is silly because if the kid's taken out by a grape it's called "natural selection". However, refined sugar is basically complete dogshit-poison and you should do everything possible to avoid it and especially avoid giving it to kids.

Though I'd like to know how, besides pinching some, they're figuring out which homemade snacks have too much sugar. I think they're just pinching some though, aren't they?

>>445106
This makes me think you're the only man in the country buying these things.
>> No. 445108 Anonymous
20th July 2021
Tuesday 9:09 pm
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>>445107
Gotta have something like mozzarella sticks or garlic bread with your pasta.

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