Do you give flapjacks of all shapes and sizes your full backing?

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  • Bremenacht 25 Mar 2013 22:53:09 15,770 posts
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    I most certainly do, and I'm not alone:

    School bans triangle shaped flapjacks.

    Not only do they have my full backing, but I stand shoulder to shoulder with flapjacks of all shapes and sizes that contain blueberries (which are rather yummy and go well with a nice cup of coffee).

    Pathetic twitter bollocks and petition to follow.

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  • Bremenacht 25 Mar 2013 22:53:34 15,770 posts
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    PS. I am not drunk and my account has not been stolen by fruit_salad.

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  • Bremenacht 25 Mar 2013 22:53:41 15,770 posts
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    PPS. Or has it?

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  • elstoof 25 Mar 2013 22:56:09 6,141 posts
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    I saw this when I flicked through the sun as I waited for my click and collect in waitrose. It seems the BBC now get their reports from the same place.
  • snowbored 25 Mar 2013 23:29:25 246 posts
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    To me it seem more sensible to ban the throwing of baked goods, rather than the baked goods themselves!
  • Tom_Servo 25 Mar 2013 23:30:44 15,548 posts
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    A spokesman for the Health and Safety Executive said: "We often come across half-baked decisions taken in the name of health and safety, but this one takes the biscuit.

    Amazing.
  • Lukus 25 Mar 2013 23:31:10 18,955 posts
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    It reads like an April Fools piece, printed early by accident.

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  • Lukus 25 Mar 2013 23:32:12 18,955 posts
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    Anyway, they banned triangular flapjacks in Australia and the instances of flapjack related injury didn't go down.

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  • TheSaint 25 Mar 2013 23:38:07 13,630 posts
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    Caught this on the BBC news at 6 this evening and the newsreader looked like they had died a little inside having to read it out.
  • HarryPalmer 25 Mar 2013 23:41:22 2,630 posts
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    Fairly sure I could do some damage with a square flapjack.
  • Lukus 25 Mar 2013 23:43:15 18,955 posts
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    It's not flapjacks that kill people, it's the lunatics who use flapjacks irresponsibly.

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  • Bremenacht 25 Mar 2013 23:51:55 15,770 posts
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    I blame the parents.

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  • Bremenacht 25 Mar 2013 23:53:11 15,770 posts
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    If I ran the country, I'd simply say this:

    Use your triangular flapjacks as a projectile weapon, and lose your benefits.

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  • Rusty_M 25 Mar 2013 23:56:46 4,353 posts
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    I think banning triangular flapjacks doesn't go far enough. Square and rectangular flapjacks still have corners. I think they should only allow circular baked goods.

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  • Lukus 25 Mar 2013 23:57:02 18,955 posts
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    Flapjack amnesty incoming.

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  • neilka 25 Mar 2013 23:59:32 14,942 posts
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  • andytheadequate 26 Mar 2013 00:21:45 7,957 posts
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    Rusty_M wrote:
    I think banning triangular flapjacks doesn't go far enough. Square and rectangular flapjacks still have corners. I think they should only allow circular baked goods.
    Why stop at baked goods? Do you know how much damage can be done with McDonald's chips? You never see anyone getting attacked by a pizza do you?

    Edited by andytheadequate at 00:22:33 26-03-2013
  • Lukus 26 Mar 2013 00:22:39 18,955 posts
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    I could easily kill a small child with an ice cream cone.

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  • mrpon 26 Mar 2013 00:26:58 27,647 posts
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    Where do Dairylea stand in all this?

    Give yourself 5 or gig, you're worth it.

  • StarchildHypocrethes 26 Mar 2013 00:31:45 24,576 posts
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    The pre-packed sandwich industry is going to be in full blown panic tomorrow morning.
  • GuiltySpark 26 Mar 2013 00:34:10 6,281 posts
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    mrpon wrote:
    Where do Dairylea stand in all this?
    No one throws Dairylea around, as only poor people eat it.

    Get bent.

  • localnotail 26 Mar 2013 08:30:47 23,093 posts
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    Meanwhile, over in Palestine...

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  • EMarkM 26 Mar 2013 08:33:18 3,133 posts
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    I'm gonna get a load of square and rectangular flapjacks and cut them in half diagonally. Double the ammo, mini ninja projectiles.

    Didn't see that coming, ya bastids!
  • EMarkM 26 Mar 2013 08:36:09 3,133 posts
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    elstoof wrote:
    It seems the BBC now get their reports from the same place.
    They do.

    For anyone who remains under any illusions about how journalism works in Britain, read Flat Earth News. Bit of an eye opener.
  • Shikasama 26 Mar 2013 08:44:08 6,277 posts
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    Do we have a confirmation of the horsemeat content in the flapjacks?
  • MrTomFTW Moderator 26 Mar 2013 08:56:48 36,291 posts
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    I still have the scars from when someone threw a stale Danish Pastry at my face. It opened a 2 inch gash on my face and it got all infected by the raisins and icing. This kind of thing is no laughing matter, and they've taken the right steps here.

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  • L0cky 26 Mar 2013 08:56:57 1,442 posts
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    Horses for courses.
  • MrTomFTW Moderator 26 Mar 2013 09:02:59 36,291 posts
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    Oh by the way, a freshly microwaved frozen deep dish individual serving pizza is very effective when used like a rudimentary form of napalm. Pie-face someone with one fresh out of the microwave and you're talking serious burns. Possible reconstructive plastic surgery.

    I don't think people think about the dangers of weaponised convenience foods.

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  • Shikasama 26 Mar 2013 09:05:55 6,277 posts
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    They think it's the saturated fats that'll kill them but it's the blunt force trauma that gets ya
  • localnotail 26 Mar 2013 09:19:53 23,093 posts
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    MrTomFTW wrote:
    I still have the scars from when someone threw a stale Danish Pastry at my face. It opened a 2 inch gash on my face and it got all infected by the raisins and icing.
    Ooh, nasty. Did they give you a course of antipiotics?

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