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Easter Eggs!

Discussion in 'Personal' started by Dunteachin, Dec 11, 2015.

  1. Dunteachin

    Dunteachin Star commenter

    As you know, I'm a shy, retiring kind of person but I had to let rip this afternoon in the local newsagents. "WHAT ARE YOU PLAYING AT?!" I felt moved to shout across the shop floor. "I know" came the reply" but people are buying them!"
    A ruddy great display of Cadbury's creme eggs. Jesus wept. Truly, he did.
     
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  2. coffeekid

    coffeekid Star commenter

  3. kibosh

    kibosh Star commenter

    Boots.
     
  4. foxtail3

    foxtail3 Star commenter

    The world's gone mad! There are no properly delineated times of year any mor, but Easter eggs before Christmas- ridiculous!

    What's even worse is that they're Cadbury's Creme eggs - vile!
     
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  5. scienceteachasghost

    scienceteachasghost Lead commenter

    In their defence Crème eggs are nice at any time of year. But I too get infuriated by the sight of anything other than a few crème eggs Easter related when it appears in the seasonal aisle on Boxing Day!
     
  6. gameofdrones

    gameofdrones Established commenter

    Its a novelty purchase.

    The same reason why there are mince pies on sale in September.
     
  7. catmother

    catmother Star commenter

    My husband said just about as much when he came across those in a petrol station about 3 weeks ago! The shop assistant said about the same too.
     
  8. scienceteachasghost

    scienceteachasghost Lead commenter

    To put a cynical spin on it, so some sales manager of Cadbury's can beg it in board meetings with non zero sales figures well ahead of the 'event.'
     
  9. Dragonlady30

    Dragonlady30 Star commenter

    Apparently when I was a wee lass, I wonted to know why there were no chocolate eggs at Christmas-so much for my Catholic education!! The following Easter my aunt bought an egg and stored it until Christmas. Of course, by then I'd forgotten my 12 month past request but ate it with delight, apparently!! I have absolutely no memory of this! :D
     
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