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They eat a lot when drink the whole time too. Dinner can take hours! Very weird. Kind of really odd to me that Americans are so fat, yet Europeans eat for hours on end and it's usually meat and cheese and heavy food. They eat way more than me and yet I can gain 5 pounds in the week lmao. American food is trash and chock full of all kinds of unhealthy butter that European food doesn't have. I just know it. I can taste the difference in the quality.


Mainland Europe, yes. But not here. We're pretty bad with the preservatives and manufactured food in the UK.


I saw an article the other day that England was just as fat (or very close) to America now!

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Yep. I thought 2% more even? Per capita or something.
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Lol I don't even want to know my tolerance level nowadays, I barely drink

For some reason I was always good with tequila, never really too affected by it


Have a couple beers and revisit my thread 😬 I'd like to try some English beer, I've heard they do something old-school with the tap or something? I don't know. I just want to drink beer everywhere but I need to build a stronger tolerance again.




Haha, you're in for a few different tastes, that's for sure. all kinds of beer, ale and bitter. My brother in law loves bitter. I've worked in a bar but never a pub so I don't know too much about the slow pour and all that. I think Hare and Fisk would know more.


I know a little bit about it, but not foreign beers. I've worked in bars that had local beers on tap and that kind of stuff. And yes... bitter beer! Europeans really take that stuff to the next level. I remember there being so much of that over there. I don't see that too often over here. We have very hoppy beer which they call "IPA" and I think it's bitter in a way, and I don't like the way those taste most of the time. It's certainly an acquired taste.



Yeah IPA is the one Hare likes, I think. The bitter here is the absolute real stuff, I'm not a fan but I've only had it twice. If you ask me, get it in Belgium or a Belgian bar (there's one here in South Kensington that is top notch) if you want some adventurous beer. The best pub I've been to was a Belgian one in Italy where they had all kinds of flavours - chocolate, fruit. Mad scientist stuff.

The pubs here are always nice to chill in. We have the old fashioned ones where there is no food menu, and then the revamped ones where you can eat, gastropub style . The elder generations will look down on you for going to a pub for food but who cares? It's usually really good stuff and a relaxed way to let a couple of hours slide by.


I think IPA like the bitter beers, beer lovers have to grow to appreciate. I don't know of anyone who picked them up and loved them immediately. Belgian beer is so good! And so strong. I had a wonderful raspberry one when I was there and we were able to find some here and I have some in my fridge. I love fruity beer, and I did like stouts a lot, which is where your chocolate and coffee kinda beers come in.

I had bar food last night and it was excellent !! Greasy cheeseburgers, fries, that kind of stuff? In England... fish n chips? Is that right?



Haha fish and chips are harder to get here than they used to be, believe it or not. London has been taken over by all kinds of food. It's hard to find a chippie here (fish and chip shop) unless you go to the coast. Brighton, Hastings... everywhere there you'll find fish with everything. It's good stuff.

In London pubs, it's finger food and Tex Mex kind of menus.



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Everytime my best friend is here, we have a kebab every night if not two in the day.

Also I hated vodka for years but you can try Russian Standard after it's been in the freezer. Put it in the freezer buried in ice for about 20-mins, half an hour. Take it out and pour. It tastes good. Coming from someone who doesn't even like vodka.
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Lol I don't even want to know my tolerance level nowadays, I barely drink

For some reason I was always good with tequila, never really too affected by it


Have a couple beers and revisit my thread 😬 I'd like to try some English beer, I've heard they do something old-school with the tap or something? I don't know. I just want to drink beer everywhere but I need to build a stronger tolerance again.




Haha, you're in for a few different tastes, that's for sure. all kinds of beer, ale and bitter. My brother in law loves bitter. I've worked in a bar but never a pub so I don't know too much about the slow pour and all that. I think Hare and Fisk would know more.


I know a little bit about it, but not foreign beers. I've worked in bars that had local beers on tap and that kind of stuff. And yes... bitter beer! Europeans really take that stuff to the next level. I remember there being so much of that over there. I don't see that too often over here. We have very hoppy beer which they call "IPA" and I think it's bitter in a way, and I don't like the way those taste most of the time. It's certainly an acquired taste.



Yeah IPA is the one Hare likes, I think. The bitter here is the absolute real stuff, I'm not a fan but I've only had it twice. If you ask me, get it in Belgium or a Belgian bar (there's one here in South Kensington that is top notch) if you want some adventurous beer. The best pub I've been to was a Belgian one in Italy where they had all kinds of flavours - chocolate, fruit. Mad scientist stuff.

The pubs here are always nice to chill in. We have the old fashioned ones where there is no food menu, and then the revamped ones where you can eat, gastropub style . The elder generations will look down on you for going to a pub for food but who cares? It's usually really good stuff and a relaxed way to let a couple of hours slide by.


I think IPA like the bitter beers, beer lovers have to grow to appreciate. I don't know of anyone who picked them up and loved them immediately. Belgian beer is so good! And so strong. I had a wonderful raspberry one when I was there and we were able to find some here and I have some in my fridge. I love fruity beer, and I did like stouts a lot, which is where your chocolate and coffee kinda beers come in.

I had bar food last night and it was excellent !! Greasy cheeseburgers, fries, that kind of stuff? In England... fish n chips? Is that right?

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Haha fish and chips are harder to get here than they used to be, believe it or not. London has been taken over by all kinds of food. It's hard to find a chippie here (fish and chip shop) unless you go to the coast. Brighton, Hastings... everywhere there you'll find fish with everything. It's good stuff.

In London pubs, it's finger food and Tex Mex kind of menus.

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They eat a lot when drink the whole time too. Dinner can take hours! Very weird. Kind of really odd to me that Americans are so fat, yet Europeans eat for hours on end and it's usually meat and cheese and heavy food. They eat way more than me and yet I can gain 5 pounds in the week lmao. American food is trash and chock full of all kinds of unhealthy butter that European food doesn't have. I just know it. I can taste the difference in the quality.


Mainland Europe, yes. But not here. We're pretty bad with the preservatives and manufactured food in the UK.
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Lol I don't even want to know my tolerance level nowadays, I barely drink

For some reason I was always good with tequila, never really too affected by it


Have a couple beers and revisit my thread 😬 I'd like to try some English beer, I've heard they do something old-school with the tap or something? I don't know. I just want to drink beer everywhere but I need to build a stronger tolerance again.




Haha, you're in for a few different tastes, that's for sure. all kinds of beer, ale and bitter. My brother in law loves bitter. I've worked in a bar but never a pub so I don't know too much about the slow pour and all that. I think Hare and Fisk would know more.


I know a little bit about it, but not foreign beers. I've worked in bars that had local beers on tap and that kind of stuff. And yes... bitter beer! Europeans really take that stuff to the next level. I remember there being so much of that over there. I don't see that too often over here. We have very hoppy beer which they call "IPA" and I think it's bitter in a way, and I don't like the way those taste most of the time. It's certainly an acquired taste.

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Yeah IPA is the one Hare likes, I think. The bitter here is the absolute real stuff, I'm not a fan but I've only had it twice. If you ask me, get it in Belgium or a Belgian bar (there's one here in South Kensington that is top notch) if you want some adventurous beer. The best pub I've been to was a Belgian one in Italy where they had all kinds of flavours - chocolate, fruit. Mad scientist stuff.

The pubs here are always nice to chill in. We have the old fashioned ones where there is no food menu, and then the revamped ones where you can eat, gastropub style . The elder generations will look down on you for going to a pub for food but who cares? It's usually really good stuff and a relaxed way to let a couple of hours slide by.
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@DickButt perfect. you just get me.


If two venusians can't understand each other then this world has no meaning.


Turns out watching Lost In Translation was just what I need, very relieving film. That's the first time I've watched it properly.


It's such a good film. The whole cast and premise is fantastic. If you're still in a somewhat mood for it, Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind. One of my all time favs. Same vibe. (albeit a little more dramatic)


I remember the plot to that one, I've yet to see it. LiT relaxed me so much I'm about to have a good sleep for the first time in a while. Thanks a lot.


Can't deny the brevity and solace that film gives off. Definitely see ESSM, when you have the chance. You'll love it. Don't thank me. Thank Sofia Coppola for a beautifully written screenplay and exemplary direction. Have a good night my friend.


Both are excellent. Yes, similar vibe - good observation.


Thanks Are you a Wes Anderson fan by any chance?


You're welcome. I haven't seen all of Wes Anderson's films (cue to me for correcting that), but I've liked what I've seen for sure. My favourite, out of what I've seen so far, is Rushmore. How about you? Recommendations welcome.



Trust me i haven't seen them all either, i must though! Darjeeling Limited is still one of my favorites till this day. Just love his movies. Chevelier hotel is also another good one. I recommend (not wes anderson) stranger than fiction which falls in the similar line to ESSM, and Lost in translation. I also recommend I heart huckabees, that falls more in line with wes anderson type movies. Both have excellent casts in them.
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I remember Chevalier Hotel... short film, I think. With Natalie Portman? I liked the set design but I didn't really get it as a film when I saw it.

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Lol I don't even want to know my tolerance level nowadays, I barely drink

For some reason I was always good with tequila, never really too affected by it


Have a couple beers and revisit my thread 😬 I'd like to try some English beer, I've heard they do something old-school with the tap or something? I don't know. I just want to drink beer everywhere but I need to build a stronger tolerance again.

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Haha, you're in for a few different tastes, that's for sure. all kinds of beer, ale and bitter. My brother in law loves bitter. I've worked in a bar but never a pub so I don't know too much about the slow pour and all that. I think Hare and Fisk would know more.
Lol I don't even want to know my tolerance level nowadays, I barely drink

For some reason I was always good with tequila, never really too affected by it
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@tiziani , great sense of humor and way of expression.


Thank you man
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What's going on with the Taurus these days????


Nah she's annoying right now.
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Jeez @ the stories

Any new advice from you helping your friend with her online dating?

All my pictures are fully clothed, everyday outfits (1 with a sweater, 1 with tshirt & jeans), 1 where I'm actually dressed up, the rest are business casual.

No booty shots, no boobs hanging out. I specified I wasn't interested interested in hookups, fwb, casual stuff, etc.

I had one guy get really pervy with me. Asked if I wanted to see a picture of his piercing down there
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They take that approach when they found out it's worked with other women, so don't take it personally as a reflection of your profile.

My mind isn't in that right now so I can't think of much to say. Last time I spoke with her she was dating someone off the site so that was good to have met my target with her but Ive been tending to my own life since then.

I've never believed there's such a thing as clingy in relationships, so I suppose that makes me the clingmeister.
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They had to delay the NFL playoff game in Kansas City and move it to night time because of weather
They replaced the morning game with the nation being able to see the Flyers get killed

coach @Tiziani should be pleased


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What no one has really said yet is what you're controlling _about_. Or what you _used to be_ controlling about. LOL

Is it your own emotions? Is that it?


Yeah.

But sometimes in order to control my emotions I have to be in charge of a situation. So I try to control circumstances, like how much I see someone, how much I talk to them, what I talk to them about, in order to have my emotions flow healthily.

Rare instances I never do that. Those are where the other person normally sets a boundary so I didn't have to try to draw lines, I knew what was what.

In the past I've had all out Scorpio control rampages, not gonna lie. The two occasions that happened though, the opposite parties had been manipulating me and the situation for a while and when I realized what a fool I'd been I responded with drastic overreactions. Granted I didn't go out of my way to cause harm. But if someone asked or wanted to know I graciously shared. With my evidence to back me up of course lol.

Nowadays I'm slightly embarrassed the way I handled a few small things, but overall I could have done way worse and it's a miracle I didn't really lol.


I so passionately do not want to control other people that this is foreign to me, but you're making sense. Your tendency is to manipulate to avoid feeling an unpleasant emotion. My tactic is to perfect not showing an unpleasant emotion when I feel one. We're both avoiding pain and humiliation, it seems.

So, I have a little girl cousin who is a Scorpio. She is so freaking cute. Anyway, she started off very passionately emotional about EVERYTHING, way more so than most babies or toddlers, but already at the age of 9 (I think LOL) she has converted that into being alternately shy, flirty, bossy, or a comedian.


Nowadays it's not about avoiding pain. Maybe when I was a *younger Scorp.

But my emotions are very fragile while being overwhelming, for myself and especially others. I've even had people that have been my friends for years become surprised and uncomfortable once they start to become closer to me.

So controlling the circumstances is kind of like a good way to evaluate where their limits are, because honestly my temperament and way of working isn't easy going or generally compatible. So it's less about pain and more about protecting both parties.


This post legitimately fills me with fear of the unknown.



Why is that libra?

Full disclosure, I'm most interested because I'm afraid I'm in the process of losing a libra friend. She's the same one that says I'm controlling all the time lol. So you saying that peaks my interest greatly hah.


I'm not sure. I just felt afraid by the time I'd finished reading it. It reads like someone is preparing you both for a time where they don't know what they're capable of.

Fear can be a good thing as long as it's short lived so perhaps you and your Libra friend will work it out as long as you're both open to talking and listening.



Well. We've talked it out twice. Then she said sometimes she just wants me to shut up, not talk so much and is over it.

So, there's that. Lol.



Lol I can't imagine that makes you feel good at all.

I became tired of listening to one or two people in my life recently. They want to talk but they don't listen. I don't know what else there is to say.


Just let them talk, pretend to agree and then proceed to do whatever you want anyway.
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I can be like that with some people but not people close to me. When someone is close I am direct otherwise it just creates awkwardness. I'll just say don't push it, no more talk.

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What I'll say on the intellectual side is that it's disappointing that articles and posts misrepresent Water as the element of intuition when it isn't. Fire is and fire energy is there for exactly that purpose.

Water is perception and, true, that is hard. Fragrance once said it's really easy to be dismissive out-of-hand about Water values because they involve dealing with things no one is going to thank or reward you for dealing in. You're not going to win friends, money or fame talking about dreams or reality unless you get into the entertainment business.


Interesting. So you find water and fire constantly mixed up in that regard? Because most writers also peg water dominants as a healthcare or some sort of people based service, entertainment is rarely mentioned, except for maybe acting occasionally. I'd wager the same articles you dislike about water intuition are also the same writers that say fire and air function best in entertainment.


I do yes. I think Fire is really dumbed down for no reason. People think of something burning and they make out like Fire signs are just about raging and stumbling through life.

Fire people, to me, are pretty heavy thinkers and the only way that subsides is when they use their knack for intuition and reading people in person. But, left to their own devices, they can think way too much. Air is about thinking but more in the sense of connecting ideas together. That's just my view.

I think Water people would be great writers.


It seems that in an effort to define what one element is like, we sometimes subtract those qualities from another element. As if a Fire sign can't be controlling and an Air sign can't feel. I mean, we're all human, but maybe we have tendencies to express our intentions differently.


Right, that too but that's a little bit different of a topic. I'm just pointing out that what's called intuition in popular sentiment isn't actually intuition as defined in astrology. It's often falsely assigned.



There has been so much written, I skimmed over your intuition discussion. So, you think Fire signs have the intuition (the gut stuff) and Water has the perception?
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According to astrology.