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Cassandra
Cassandra

Froggie ... Ribbit !!!
Location: Back in Paris... for now !
Member Since: 8th Jun 2001
Total posts: 4224
Posted:Fire Princess,just received the raspberry jam by mail yesterday night. and could not beleive my eyes... you are a woman of word indeed !!!MERCI !!!!
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you rock !!!!please make sure you come to Paris to visit some time this year (we do have Eurostar now, and Eurolines too, it is a piece of cake... or pudding !!!)Anyway, AUspoiboy is gonna make fun of me again for being so excited about food... truth is I am even more excited to know we have such great people on the HOP ...shine on, Princess!Cassandra


"I want brown bread... no, that is diesel oil..."
"So I was raised in Europe, where History comes from ..."
"NON !!! La Plume de mon oncle n est pas Bingibangibungi !!!"

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Marlboro
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Location: St.Annes, Lancashire, England
Member Since: 28th Jun 2001
Total posts: 180
Posted:Where's my jam Princess?
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------------------"To seek the perfection of the warrior's spirit is the only task worthy of our temporariness, and our manhood" Carlos Castenada


We were somewhere around Barstow on the edge of the desert when the drugs began to take hold.

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Katinca
Katinca

See my vest.... see my vest...
Location: Adelaide - South Australia
Member Since: 9th May 2001
Total posts: 693
Posted:Could probably send you some vegemite if you want.Yum I have it every morning on toast with lots of butter. I missed it when Josh and I were in the USA
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Love and Light

~*~ Katinca ~*~

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Cassandra
Cassandra

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Location: Back in Paris... for now !
Member Since: 8th Jun 2001
Total posts: 4224
Posted:Kate, is vegemite close to what the Brits call Marmite (this pseudo edible poison) ? if so... thanks but no thanks ... nearly killed me once, can't risk it again
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Shine onCassandra


"I want brown bread... no, that is diesel oil..."
"So I was raised in Europe, where History comes from ..."
"NON !!! La Plume de mon oncle n est pas Bingibangibungi !!!"

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Katinca
Katinca

See my vest.... see my vest...
Location: Adelaide - South Australia
Member Since: 9th May 2001
Total posts: 693
Posted:yes it is the same a marmitebut its even saltier...yummmmmI love vegemiteI'm a happy little vegemite as bright as bright can be....and I forget the rest of the tune
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mmmm vegemite
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------------------ ~*~ Katinca ~*~


Love and Light

~*~ Katinca ~*~

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Cassandra
Cassandra

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Location: Back in Paris... for now !
Member Since: 8th Jun 2001
Total posts: 4224
Posted:OMG, people still eat this ????
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still think you are cool, Kate, but a bit worried about you !
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shine oncass


"I want brown bread... no, that is diesel oil..."
"So I was raised in Europe, where History comes from ..."
"NON !!! La Plume de mon oncle n est pas Bingibangibungi !!!"

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Katinca
Katinca

See my vest.... see my vest...
Location: Adelaide - South Australia
Member Since: 9th May 2001
Total posts: 693
Posted:You would be surprised at how many Australians eat Vegemite.
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Hey its made from beer extract, its beer. Only a different form. Of course Australians love eating it, its a relative of beer.Mmmmm beeeeeerrrrrrr
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------------------ ~*~ Katinca ~*~


Love and Light

~*~ Katinca ~*~

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Jangla
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Location: Oxford, UK
Member Since: 28th Aug 2001
Total posts: 155
Posted:As an avid lover of all that is Jam, I must protest at mentioning vegemite or marmite on the same page.My own highly scientific experimental research has confirmed the two brown glue-like products to be the devils sputum and all human mastication of them should be stopped poste haste!...er...I mentioned themon the same page too didn't I? bugger.------------------We are all of us in the gutter but some of us are looking up at the stars."

---------------------With a bit of luck, his life was ruined; always thinking that just behind some narrow door, in his favourite bars, men in red woolen suits are getting incredible kicks from things he'll never know.

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Katinca
Katinca

See my vest.... see my vest...
Location: Adelaide - South Australia
Member Since: 9th May 2001
Total posts: 693
Posted:You have to remember that Beer is also mentioned.So it must be a good thread.Hang on, let me add Ice-Cream to that too.ICE-CREAM
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------------------ ~*~ Katinca ~*~


Love and Light

~*~ Katinca ~*~

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sandman
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Location: Brighton, England
Member Since: 2nd Aug 2001
Total posts: 65
Posted:Marmite is as essential to life as air and water. In fact, it must have been present in the primordial soup for life ever to have begun! Why else would simple replicating RNA strands evolve into multicellular organisms if not for the prospect of consuming the, no doubt abundant, marmite deposits?Of course, they wouldn't have had any toast yet, but they probably made do with the primordial croutons.

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Marlboro
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Location: St.Annes, Lancashire, England
Member Since: 28th Jun 2001
Total posts: 180
Posted:Kat, Vegimete
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Thanks, but no thanks
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My old favourite (when I ate red-meat) was Ham & Jam butties....mmmmmmmmmmmmmbut in the world of jam: lemon curd rules!M
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------------------"To seek the perfection of the warrior's spirit is the only task worthy of our temporariness, and our manhood" Carlos Castenada[This message has been edited by Marlboro (edited 25 October 2001).]


We were somewhere around Barstow on the edge of the desert when the drugs began to take hold.

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miss_rummage
miss_rummage

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Location: london
Member Since: 2nd Aug 2001
Total posts: 63
Posted:mmmmm marmiteand vvvvvvvvvvvv vegimiteare both delicious and nutritious.. i guess being a kiwi its in my blood too!i practically grew up on the stuff...and like they say you either love it or hate it.

stay smilin

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mikeyb
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Location: Oxford, UK
Member Since: 5th Apr 2001
Total posts: 93
Posted:AirEarthFireWaterToast and Marmite'nuff saidmikeyB

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Cassandra
Cassandra

Froggie ... Ribbit !!!
Location: Back in Paris... for now !
Member Since: 8th Jun 2001
Total posts: 4224
Posted:note to self : buy tons of decent food in France before leaving for this trip around the world next year... they are all crazy !!!!!!::looks arround suspiciously:: marlboro, jangla... we are surrounded. It is not the circles of light, but the "circles of Marmite".. they are out there, the "Marmite eaters"... Shine onCassandraFire Princess... this thread has suffered a terrible "off topic attack". It is the Marmite war... But I still think you are great and still gratefull !!!! Please don't tell me you are one of..."them"...[This message has been edited by cassandra (edited 25 October 2001).]

"I want brown bread... no, that is diesel oil..."
"So I was raised in Europe, where History comes from ..."
"NON !!! La Plume de mon oncle n est pas Bingibangibungi !!!"

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Marlboro
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Location: St.Annes, Lancashire, England
Member Since: 28th Jun 2001
Total posts: 180
Posted:While we're on the subject of food (Note: Vegemite and Marmite are not classed as Food!!Evil stuff) I had the best smoothie ever the other day --- Banana, Avacado & Hemp seeds. mmmmmmmmmmmmmmm -- anyone got any other top combos?M
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------------------"To seek the perfection of the warrior's spirit is the only task worthy of our temporariness, and our manhood" Carlos Castenada


We were somewhere around Barstow on the edge of the desert when the drugs began to take hold.

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Cassandra
Cassandra

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Location: Back in Paris... for now !
Member Since: 8th Jun 2001
Total posts: 4224
Posted:Fried camembert cheese with raspberry vinegar....mmmmmmi'm hungry now !!! AGAIN !!anybody knows the japanese commercial"hungry ? cup noodles !" shine onCassandra[This message has been edited by cassandra (edited 25 October 2001).]

"I want brown bread... no, that is diesel oil..."
"So I was raised in Europe, where History comes from ..."
"NON !!! La Plume de mon oncle n est pas Bingibangibungi !!!"

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Bendy
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Location: Adelaide, SA, Australia
Member Since: 29th Aug 2001
Total posts: 750
Posted:I can't do marmite or promite - but I love Vegemite! Very high in Vitamin B.It is actually quite nice as a Vegemite & honey sandwich.Katinca:"We're happy little vegemitesAs bright as bright can be.We all enjoy our vegemiteFor breakfast lunch and tea.Our mummy's say were growing strongerEvery single weekBecause we love our vegemite.We all adore our vegemite.It puts a rose in every cheek"(and that is from memory!)Cassandra, don't know the "cup noodles" ad - but we did have a "f-f-f-FAN-TASTIC NNNOODLES" which I love - it's funny when you hear it!------------------Well my thinking is this: if it's empty, fill it with cream

Courage is the man who can stop after only one peanut

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audax
audax

freelance bum
Location: Upstairs
Member Since: 3rd Sep 2001
Total posts: 286
Posted:Vegemite is one of the worlds richest known sources of vitamin B. It's also very healthy in a lot of other ways.Most aussies eat vegemite, especially when they are kids. Therefore...Most aussies grow up healthy.This combined with good weather is why we win so many sports for such a small population.It's vegemite, I tell you. It helps you twirl too.
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Cassandra, if you come to Aus, you can stay with me if you come to Perth, and I won't make you eat vegemite, just fresh local cheese and Margaret River wines. This offer is open to everyone as per the new Homestay thing on Meet Others page


UYI wink OLDSKOOL

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Cassandra
Cassandra

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Location: Back in Paris... for now !
Member Since: 8th Jun 2001
Total posts: 4224
Posted:Audax... If my parents had fed me with rat teeth or monkey vomit because it is healthy, then I probably would love it now... just as I love frogs and snails... it is all in the "growing up with it" thing ...And for Marmite, it is indeed too late for me !!!!!But i'd love to visit Perth if eating marmite is not a "sine qua none" condition !!!
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shine onCassandra[This message has been edited by cassandra (edited 25 October 2001).]


"I want brown bread... no, that is diesel oil..."
"So I was raised in Europe, where History comes from ..."
"NON !!! La Plume de mon oncle n est pas Bingibangibungi !!!"

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Firefairy
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Location: UK
Member Since: 12th Oct 2001
Total posts: 115
Posted:Marmite sucks, vegimite rocks.im so jealous of ozzies cause they have the best smoothies in the world and the best ice cream too - and vegimite (and sun, blue seas)and the best ryme on the back of a cerial packet. its australian as....

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Auspoiboy
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Location: Melbourne Australia
Member Since: 8th Oct 2001
Total posts: 219
Posted:Right......considering i haven't got my jam of a weird and wonderful flavour i will have to say, princess what is going on.....i know you like cass better than me but hey i am a nice a guy and all.No i forgive you ...after all i do live about another thirty hours away by plane so hey there has to be some leeway.As for you cass, jam is good, love your jam, and send me a photo on the web of you eating your jam, that would be cool.spoondoctor@start.com.auAs for vegemite.....or this marmite crap that you guys are giving free advertising too
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Vegemite is the very best thing you can have on toast for breakfast, nothing compares to the extraordinary wonder that is veg on toast.And apart from that....cass i think you are soooooo coooooollll.cheersAPB[This message has been edited by Auspoiboy (edited 25 October 2001).]


Good on usGood on us all

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glowshow
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Location: Charlotte, NC, USA
Member Since: 26th Sep 2001
Total posts: 406
Posted:This thread seems to be completely taken over with Aussies and Brits!
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Alright :musters strength and courage: How about a shout out to all the peeps from the Dirty South!!! What's up with APPLE BUTTER?Rock on, South Cackilackey! :emits rebel yell: ... :and then promptly regrets it!:
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FREE TIBET!!! (with the purchase of a 44 oz. drink)What do you want to be when you grow up?I want to be a kid again!I know that you believe you understand what you think I said, but I am not sure you realize that what you heard is not what I meant.~~~J~~~

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NYC
NYC

NYC
Location: NYC, NY, USA
Member Since: 26th Aug 2001
Total posts: 9232
Posted:Europeans talking about spreads makes me want nutella... But all I got is bootleg American nutella which has an ad that informs me that Nutella is Kobe's choice... Cuz I'm sure that Kobe Bryant has Nutella every day before a game. Is there anyone else in the planet that actually knows who Kobe is and still has tried Nutella? Because those are two very distinct groups in my mind. Of course, since I doubt there are people that both are Lakers fans and eat obscure Europian hazelnut spreads no one is really enjoying the irony but me.[Insert Dennis Miller reference here.]

Well, shall we go?
Yes, let's go.
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Charles
Charles

Corporate Circus Arts Entertainer
Location: Auckland
Member Since: 27th Jun 2001
Total posts: 3989
Posted:Marmite is the food of the gods!!!!!!! (as I'm so delusional that i think I'm a god and I eat marmite, this makes perfect sense to me).Vegemite will do if there is no "food of the gods available" but that taste isn't as strong and it has a funny acidic aftertaste.I like marmite so much, I can eat it with a spoon at parties...My flatmates prefer it if I don't have marmite toast in front of them, coz i tend to have it at least 1cm thick on the toast, and it tastes so good all i can do is smile for ages. Pity it makes my smile look terrible...A friend of mine once told me that marmite "looks like sh*t and tastes like gravel". Admittedly I've never tasted gravel before but he could be right, which means i like the taste of gravel.MARMITE
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MARMITE!
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MARMITE!
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YUM YUM YUM------------------Charles (INFERNO)newdolbel@hotmail.comhttp://juggling.co.nz[This message has been edited by Charles (edited 25 October 2001).]


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Ade
Are we there yet?
Location: australia
Member Since: 14th Mar 2001
Total posts: 1897
Posted:mmmmmm vegemite toast yummmmmm

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nexus_sun
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Location: Sydney, NSW, Australia
Member Since: 20th Oct 2001
Total posts: 47
Posted:mmmm... Vegemite with butter on crumpets! Sure beats the average toast in the morning.nexus_sun

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Posted:ARGH!!!I *CHOSE* to not have vegemite on toast this morning ARGH!!! I'm gonna have to ride home at lunch
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Vegemite rocks the world.When you come over Cass, we wont force you to eat it (but no insults to the big 'V' ok?) - bTW - I love Camembert on toast...but rasberry vinegar? I'll have to try that sometime.hehe - the day Kate and I discovered the extra bigass jars of vegemite on special for $5 (not $9!!) was a good day.Josh


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pozee
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Location: san diego
Member Since: 27th Jul 2001
Total posts: 886
Posted:mmmm nutella, had that for the first time in germany i think, as for Kobe, i saw him the other night at a pre-season game with the suns. it was fun to watch even if my nose was bleeding for the first half. but then i found second row seats and got to see the laker girls, mmmmmmm laker girls...

anyone got a light?

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NYC
NYC

NYC
Location: NYC, NY, USA
Member Since: 26th Aug 2001
Total posts: 9232
Posted:Word and Word.
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Yes, let's go.
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Ade
Are we there yet?
Location: australia
Member Since: 14th Mar 2001
Total posts: 1897
Posted:My old chemistry teacher once told me that you should only buy the small jars of vegemite as they taste better. She said something about the taste diminishing in the larger jars of vegemite. Dunno if it's true, but it scarred me for life, so now I only buy small jars - not going to take any chances
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Cassandra
Cassandra

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Location: Back in Paris... for now !
Member Since: 8th Jun 2001
Total posts: 4224
Posted:I just feel so very lonely today... among al these scary vegemite / marmite eaters.NYC, Pozee, my friends, I am a *huge* Nutella fan, and anyone who does not know Nutella can come and visit me to give it a try. And now, I feel I need to explain why I have this huge marmite trauma::lays down on couch and gets erady to share tough experience in the open for the first time::One day I was in England staying with "locals" (
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) and I wake up, still sleepy and grab this nice bread and nutella, spread nutella with moderation (you know me, I surely am a woman of moderation !!!) on the toast and bite into it with extreme pleasure until I realize those psychopath had actually replaced it with Marmite...I know I should not share such intimate stories about me like that, but I am sure you all understand me better now that you have all the keys to my personnality
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whatever... I hate marmite anyway !!!Josh, Camembert with raspberry vinegar : Miam Miam !!!! why don't you two visit france this summer (our summer) I 'll cook some decent food to help you get over the de-vegetemitazation...APB, compliments ? woooo ! thanks !!!! But dude, you are a vegemite eater, our friendship is doomed...
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Shine onCassandra


"I want brown bread... no, that is diesel oil..."
"So I was raised in Europe, where History comes from ..."
"NON !!! La Plume de mon oncle n est pas Bingibangibungi !!!"

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