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    As well as the usual booze, socks, jumpers and chocolates, I got one of these....

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    Quote Originally Posted by rad View Post
    A kenwood chef....beat that cooks!
    I bought my Chef Excel twenty five years ago, complete with liquidiser, mincer and grater/slicer attachments, for Ł118 in the Sale in Bentalls in Chatham. It, and the attachments are still going strong... although I think I have only used the grater/slicer 3 times. My Mum got her Kenwood as a wedding present in 1960 and that is still going having been used at least weekly for its entire life as my Mum loves to bake. Your chef is an excellent investment @rad

    As for my Christmas presents , Mr gee40 bought me a lovely new bag

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    I got google play vouchers, a few tshirts, a jumper and dvds

    Plus the usual socks and sweets

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    I found a box of beer on my desk this morning... Mmmmm BEER!

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    I got a travel case that meets Easyjet's new size restrictions and clothes.

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    Quote Originally Posted by laserblazer View Post
    I got a travel case that meets Easyjet's new size restrictions and clothes.
    Have they shrunk them again for the new year?

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    I got a handbag, a couple of books of studies for the French Horn, a subscription to Private Eye, and some new car mats amongst other things.
    I have my mum's Kenwood Chef which she bought in the 70's. It is still going strong and has all its attachments

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    I got one of these :-)

    Christmas Presents-imageuploadedbyedugeek1388693909.640367.jpg

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    Quote Originally Posted by Iain.Faulkner View Post
    I got one of these :-)

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    Most impressive!

    I got lots of lego - technic car, x wing and a replica drop ship. Considered the r2 / Death Star purchase but no idea where I'd put it!

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    Quote Originally Posted by rad View Post
    A kenwood chef....beat that cooks!
    Not a Xmas present as such - but when I was up visiting my folks my sister gave me her Kenwood Gourmet food processor which had been a wedding present in the early 80s - with all the blades and the ice cream maker attachment - she said she had on;y used it a couple of times - its a glorious "champagne" colour

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    Hubsan X4 mini quadcopter, English whisky minatures, English whisky nosing glass, whisky beer, Adnams Broadside spirit, toffees, David Jasons Autobiography.

    Ben
    Last edited by plexer; 3rd January 2014 at 12:49 AM.

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    Quote Originally Posted by plexer View Post
    …Davis Jasons Autobiography.

    Ben
    I think someone's started on the whiskey…

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    Lol, Fixed

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    I remember these words from a good while ago:

    "When is a boy not a boy? You actually ask for socks for Christmas. You get socks. You are happy."

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    Quote Originally Posted by john View Post
    Have they shrunk them again for the new year?
    "One cabin bag per passenger* weighing up to 10kg with maximum dimensions of 55cm x 40cm x 20cm, plus 1 small bag up to 35 x 20 x 20 cms"
    Last edited by andrew_91090; 3rd January 2014 at 10:49 AM.



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