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nearly_all_gone
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nearly_all_gone

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Location: Southampton, United Kingdom

Total posts: 1626
Posted:Dear God... I'm addicted to Crumpets, or "Crumpies" as they're known to myself and fellow "Crumpaholics".

Crumpaholism is a terrible thing. I don't know what time of day or night it is, as long as I have a bit of butter and a pack of 12p for 8 ASDA Crumpies.

Does anyone know any helpful websites or counselling services for those addicted to toasted breadstuffs? Anything related to Toasted Teacakes, Scotch Pancakes... it's all good.

Save my damned soul from Crumpies.

Seriously though, they are nice, aren't they?


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Pink...?
BRONZE Member since Apr 2002

Pink...?

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Location: Over There, United Kingdom

Total posts: 6140
Posted:Mmm... Crumpets

They are seriously nice

Infact any toasted breadstuff is delicious. Sorry i dont think i can help you - i think i am addicted too!


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jemima (jem)
SILVER Member since Dec 2002

jemima (jem)

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Location: london, United Kingdom

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Posted:move on to pancakes ?

crumpets ARE oh so good though. They must be eaten with butter, allways ! nothing else !


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Pink...?
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Posted:Oh i like my crumpets with either just butter, or honey ubblove

and pancakes are good too


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nearly_all_gone
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nearly_all_gone

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Location: Southampton, United Kingdom

Total posts: 1626
Posted:Another hopeless case...

I wonder if Pop Tarts should be included... although I doubt an addiction could be formed because of the lack of immediacy. I mean you can eat a crumpet straight from the toaster if the "hunger" is too bad... but just try doing that with a Pop Tart.

It's horrible. I've seen pictures..

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Pink...?
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Location: Over There, United Kingdom

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Posted:I dont like pop tarts...

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Tomm


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Location: Brighton / Southampton

Total posts: 39
Posted:Hav u had traumatic experiences with them in the past?

Check t'ya bongall rass klan - Eh!
(chilltheworldout)
Lyreecalbombstylee...

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jemima (jem)
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jemima (jem)

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Location: london, United Kingdom

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Posted:Pop tarts are dangerouse, arnt they?

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Pink...?
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Posted:I have burnt myself on them in the past.

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Skulduggery
GOLD Member since Aug 2004

Skulduggery

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Location: Wales

Total posts: 8428
Posted:spare a thought for all us gluten intolerant people that just long to have a crumpet addiction !



*dribbles at the thought of crumpets*


Feed me Chocolate!!! Feed me NOW!

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Tomm


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Location: Brighton / Southampton

Total posts: 39
Posted:
They might be the next thing to get a government health warning:

"Pop Tarts can cause a slow and painful blister"


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(chilltheworldout)
Lyreecalbombstylee...

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jemima (jem)
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jemima (jem)

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Posted:sorry you already mentioned what i just said nearly all gone lol

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jemima (jem)
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jemima (jem)

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Posted:i'm going to make pancakes now smile smile

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nearly_all_gone
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nearly_all_gone

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Location: Southampton, United Kingdom

Total posts: 1626
Posted:Fight it! Fight the addiction! Be strong!

That sucks Skul.. do they not do Gluten Free crumpets? The Gluten Free bit of my Tescos is full of stuff that looks so nice.. but so pricey!


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Skulduggery
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Skulduggery

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Location: Wales

Total posts: 8428
Posted:Most Gluten free stuff tastes like cardboard! Its a waste of money! Although there are some very yummy Chocolate cakes! Oh and Gluten free pasta is ok too. I've fed it to people without telling them and most didn't notice.

Feed me Chocolate!!! Feed me NOW!

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Pink...?
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Posted:hug2 Skuldug!

That has to be awful no crumpets?
What about pancakes? Can you have pancakes?


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Skulduggery
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Skulduggery

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Location: Wales

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Posted:I guess you just get used to it. Its not really a big deal. It makes eating out harder. I'm lucky, I'm just intolerant. If I eat wheat I just feel a bit yucky for a day or two. Some people are severely allergic to foods and could die if they eat the wrong things!! Thankfully I'm not in that catagory!

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nearly_all_gone
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nearly_all_gone

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Location: Southampton, United Kingdom

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Posted:Skully, check out this recipe...

Also, you have to use their ingredients but you can make Gluten Free Crumpets with this recipe.. smile Crumpets for all!


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Sir_Sheep


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Location: Chester, UK

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Posted:Crumpets with mint sauce. Go on...you know you wanna try it smile

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nearly_all_gone
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nearly_all_gone

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Location: Southampton, United Kingdom

Total posts: 1626
Posted:REALLY?! Good god, I thought I'd sunk to the lowest depths of Crumpet addiction... how did you discover that gem? smile

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Thoreau

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PyroWill
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Posted:that is just wrong, i love crumpets, but i just have butter, anything else is just wrong, my fav recipe though is bagels with melted butter, then put a slice of wafer then ham on then put wild blueburry jam on top of that, ooooooohhhhh oh ubblove

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nearly_all_gone
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nearly_all_gone

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Location: Southampton, United Kingdom

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Posted:Bagels.. when I still ate fish, loads of smoked salmon on cream cheese and cucumber, with the bagel toasted and still really warm (obviously!)... good god...

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Lillie Frog


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Posted:I've started coming outin rashesfrom all sorts of food. I think the last one was strawberries. If it was and I am allergic to strawberries life will not be worth living.

I can still eat crumpets though.
Have them with marmite and apricot and stilton cheese.
Wonderful.

Sorry Skully, you have my sympathy.


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Sleep where it's dry
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jemima (jem)
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jemima (jem)

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Location: london, United Kingdom

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Posted:onion bagles are where its at, with philedelphia cheese and sliced seedless green grapes and ham


mmmmnyum ubbrollsmile


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_Aime_
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_Aime_

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Location: Hastings, United Kingdom

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Posted:just crumpets with lossa butter. scrummy hehe

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simian


simian

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Posted:UCOF and i had a midnight crumpet binge once.

We found a load of packs of crumpets (and a pint of milk) abandoned outside a newsagents on our way home from spitz.

we got through 36 crumpets in a single sitting.

last time i had crumpets was a couple of weeks ago with Jonny Moohaahaa, who likes chocolate spread on his.

but if
buttered crumpets = methadone
then
cinnamon-raisin bagels with jam = crack


"Switching between different kinds of chuu chuu sometimes gives this "urgh wtf?" effect because it's giving people the phi phenomenon."

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brodieman


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Posted:Crumpet!!!!!!!! i am addicted to crumpet........ oh wait your taalking about food frown

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Skulduggery
GOLD Member since Aug 2004

Skulduggery

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Location: Wales

Total posts: 8428
Posted:Bad bad brodie..... bend over spank

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simian


simian

110% MONKEY EVERY TIME ALL THE TIME JUST CANT STOP THE MONKEY
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Posted:hmm, suddenly my post seems a lot seedier redface

"Switching between different kinds of chuu chuu sometimes gives this "urgh wtf?" effect because it's giving people the phi phenomenon."

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nearly_all_gone
SILVER Member since Aug 2004

nearly_all_gone

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Location: Southampton, United Kingdom

Total posts: 1626
Posted:Yeah Simian, I wanna know where the pint of milk came into THAT equation.. wink

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Gnor
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Gnor

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Location: Perth, Australia

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Posted:Im with pink, lashings of butter and honey till it drips out the bottom and can be mopped up with the last bit of the crumpet biggrin ubbrollsmile ubblove.

My ideal kitchen sentient object is like the toaster from ..um..was it hitchhikers or red dwarf. Continuosly offers toasted products..yum ubblove


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