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(Metro)   Front page news in the UK today involves an older couple outraged they can't buy meat pies before 9AM at their favorite grocer   ( metro.co.uk) divider line
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2018-04-16 10:37:23 AM  
Linda concluded: 'I wasn't waiting 20 minutes so I went to Cooplands'

i couldn't let them win, so i wasted 45 minutes going to another store instead of doing some other shopping at the same store for a few minutes then going back the the pie department at the appointed time
 
2018-04-16 10:39:06 AM  
the store should've trolled them and said it was per EU regulations that no meat pies can be sold before 10am Brussels time
 
2018-04-16 10:52:43 AM  
butter pie?

(the butter wouldn't melt, so I put it in a pie)

ahhhh  hands across the water (water)
ahhhh hands above the sky
 
2018-04-16 10:53:32 AM  
 
2018-04-16 10:53:42 AM  
So it's easier to get a gun in the US of Murica than it is to get a meat pie in the UK?  USA! USA! USA! USA! FARK, YEAH!
 
2018-04-16 10:53:52 AM  
Pie-gate has begun.
 
2018-04-16 10:54:42 AM  
Will have to reschedule pudding from brunch to noon meal.
 
2018-04-16 10:56:47 AM  
'There's more to this,' he said. 'Morrisons have got their own agenda.

The meat pie agenda is serious business.
That guy best shut up about it before he disappears!
 
2018-04-16 10:56:51 AM  
Is it just my browser or is the formatting on that website absolute garbage?
 
2018-04-16 10:56:53 AM  
Mrs Lovett's is open 24/7.
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2018-04-16 10:57:59 AM  
It takes time to process the partially macerated sheep carcasses we get off the roadways.  We'll get you your meat pies as soon as that's done, unless you'd like glass shards, paint chips, gravel, and tire chunks in it as well.  If that's the case, CMOT Dibbler's on the corner has just the pie for you.
 
2018-04-16 10:59:14 AM  
A hidden agenda indeed. They sell Fruit pie before 9. Sounds like the geh agenda at work again sheeple. Plus Morrison starts with an M - that's the same as the Masons and we all know they're part of The Deep State.
 
2018-04-16 11:00:22 AM  
Some hooligans knocked over a dustbin in Shaftsbury.
 
2018-04-16 11:01:00 AM  
If they can't eat their meat, how can they have any pudding?
 
2018-04-16 11:01:10 AM  
"'There's more to this,' he said. 'Morrisons have got their own agenda."

More like the person that makes the meat pies doesn't work every day, or starts a different times for whatever reason. So in order to give the customer a consistent time, they just have a "no pies before 9am" policy. That way, they don't have to face "I got a pie yesterday at 9am, but I showed up today at 9 and they were already gone!! The OUTRAGE". Some days they're on the trolley early, some days they aren't, but they're always out by 9am. See? Totally plausible and not a sinister plot to get you to eat your pudding before you eat your meat, or something. ROYT, NIGEL, OY FINK YORE ONTA SUMFIN'.
 
2018-04-16 11:02:36 AM  
We need to get Bob Mueller on this.
 
2018-04-16 11:02:43 AM  
They will really be outraged if they come to NYC, Myers doesn't open until 10am.

http://www.myersofkeswick.com/product​s​/fresh-goods/pies/
 
2018-04-16 11:03:46 AM  
You can't have your meat pie if it isn't 9 am!
If it isn't 9 am how can you have your meat pie?!
 
2018-04-16 11:04:09 AM  
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2018-04-16 11:05:47 AM  
Greg's is better.
 
2018-04-16 11:06:35 AM  

steklo: [img.fark.net image 748x667]


Well, look at them.  Ten minutes is like a quarter of the life they have left.
 
2018-04-16 11:07:46 AM  

Dead for Tax Reasons: Linda concluded: 'I wasn't waiting 20 minutes so I went to Cooplands'

i couldn't let them win, so i wasted 45 minutes going to another store instead of doing some other shopping at the same store for a few minutes then going back the the pie department at the appointed time


Not only that, they picture them in front of Morrison's with their pies. So they went back just to take a picture with their pies. Stigginit!
 
2018-04-16 11:08:04 AM  

steklo: [img.fark.net image 748x667]


Chortled, I did.
 
2018-04-16 11:09:04 AM  
It's a hidden agenda. Wake up sheep pie people!
 
2018-04-16 11:10:41 AM  
See what the boys in the detector van will have then.
 
2018-04-16 11:12:40 AM  

RobotSpider: "'There's more to this,' he said. 'Morrisons have got their own agenda."

More like the person that makes the meat pies doesn't work every day, or starts a different times for whatever reason. So in order to give the customer a consistent time, they just have a "no pies before 9am" policy. That way, they don't have to face "I got a pie yesterday at 9am, but I showed up today at 9 and they were already gone!! The OUTRAGE". Some days they're on the trolley early, some days they aren't, but they're always out by 9am. See? Totally plausible and not a sinister plot to get you to eat your pudding before you eat your meat, or something. ROYT, NIGEL, OY FINK YORE ONTA SUMFIN'.


The level of tinfoil-hatness on this geezer is amazing.
 
2018-04-16 11:13:50 AM  

Dead for Tax Reasons: i couldn't let them win, so i wasted 45 minutes going to another store instead of doing some other shopping at the same store for a few minutes then going back the the pie department at the appointed time


Should all protesters yield to convenience over ideals?
 
2018-04-16 11:18:38 AM  

zamboni: Dead for Tax Reasons: Linda concluded: 'I wasn't waiting 20 minutes so I went to Cooplands'

i couldn't let them win, so i wasted 45 minutes going to another store instead of doing some other shopping at the same store for a few minutes then going back the the pie department at the appointed time

Not only that, they picture them in front of Morrison's with their pies. So they went back just to take a picture with their pies. Stigginit!


Those aren't  pies, they're pasties.
 
2018-04-16 11:20:05 AM  
They should have been more cunning and gone to Mrs. Miggen's Pie Shop:

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2018-04-16 11:22:44 AM  
I wish this was a front page news item worldwide right now.

Anything but what's real news.
 
2018-04-16 11:26:31 AM  
On a side note, I found a place stateside that makes authentic meat pies and sausage rolls, shipped nationwide. Years spent living in the UK and NZ sometimes gives me cravings and they're not exactly a common find here.
 
2018-04-16 11:28:24 AM  

GaperKiller: On a side note, I found a place stateside that makes authentic meat pies and sausage rolls, shipped nationwide. Years spent living in the UK and NZ sometimes gives me cravings and they're not exactly a common find here.


And yet you don't bother to share.:-D
 
2018-04-16 11:28:52 AM  

sturnus vulgaris: zamboni: Dead for Tax Reasons: Linda concluded: 'I wasn't waiting 20 minutes so I went to Cooplands'

i couldn't let them win, so i wasted 45 minutes going to another store instead of doing some other shopping at the same store for a few minutes then going back the the pie department at the appointed time

Not only that, they picture them in front of Morrison's with their pies. So they went back just to take a picture with their pies. Stigginit!

Those aren't  pies, they're pasties.


^This
 
2018-04-16 11:31:43 AM  

mrsleep: 'There's more to this,' he said. 'Morrisons have got their own agenda.

The meat pie agenda is serious business.
That guy best shut up about it before he disappears!


What do think's in the meat pies?

/Apologies to YCDTOT
 
2018-04-16 11:34:22 AM  

Dead for Tax Reasons: the store should've trolled them and said it was per EU regulations that no meat pies can be sold before 10am Brussels time


Some Farkers will claim this is happening because of Brexit.
 
2018-04-16 11:34:37 AM  

lostcat: mrsleep: 'There's more to this,' he said. 'Morrisons have got their own agenda.

The meat pie agenda is serious business.
That guy best shut up about it before he disappears!

What do think's in the meat pies?

/Apologies to YCDTOT


A little Priest.
 
2018-04-16 11:35:04 AM  

zamboni: And yet you don't bother to share.:-D


Here you go.
www.parkersbritishinstitution.com
 
2018-04-16 11:39:25 AM  

This text is now purple: Dead for Tax Reasons: i couldn't let them win, so i wasted 45 minutes going to another store instead of doing some other shopping at the same store for a few minutes then going back the the pie department at the appointed time

Should all protesters yield to convenience over ideals?


given their age, diet and undue level of outrage, you'd figure they should be out enjoying the short time they have left

maybe that's why they complained - they think they may keel over in the 20 minutes they were being made to wait
 
2018-04-16 11:43:13 AM  

sturnus vulgaris: zamboni: Dead for Tax Reasons: Linda concluded: 'I wasn't waiting 20 minutes so I went to Cooplands'

i couldn't let them win, so i wasted 45 minutes going to another store instead of doing some other shopping at the same store for a few minutes then going back the the pie department at the appointed time

Not only that, they picture them in front of Morrison's with their pies. So they went back just to take a picture with their pies. Stigginit!

Those aren't  pies, they're pasties.


With all due respect to the fine people of Cornwall. I don't care. If I see pastry with a filling, I'll call it a pie. The story was about meat pies (the story called them meat pies), Morrison's and outraged customers who were demanding meat pies. The photo was from the article. At that point, they could've been holding rabid corgis and my comment would've been the same. Well... similar anyway. I might have mentioned the muzzle froth.
 
2018-04-16 11:43:39 AM  

steklo: [img.fark.net image 748x667]


Those aren't pies, they're Cornish pasties. FFS,  I'm outraged!
 
2018-04-16 11:44:28 AM  
I am sure it goes without saying but be very careful when you GIS meat pie.
 
2018-04-16 11:44:39 AM  

ukexpat: steklo: [img.fark.net image 748x667]

Those aren't pies, they're Cornish pasties. FFS,  I'm outraged!


Aaaaand, that's been covered. As you were.
 
2018-04-16 11:45:02 AM  
Early morning sausage rolls are more of a younger person thing IYKWIMAITYD.
 
2018-04-16 11:45:31 AM  
Just do what Lily Allen does...go to Tesco so you can eat Al Fresco....

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2018-04-16 11:47:12 AM  
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2018-04-16 11:47:17 AM  
These kind of stories are a regular staple of UK tabloids. Middle aged white people "outraged" that the council / supermarket / EU does something that inconveniences them in some way, usually top loaded to stoke the indignity of their plight and ensuring any mitigating / reality-based explanations are buried at the bottom.
 
2018-04-16 11:47:23 AM  
'There's more to this,' he said. 'Morrisons have got their own agenda.
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2018-04-16 11:47:56 AM  

Odoriferous Queef: Problem solved:
http://metro.co.uk/2018/04/16/victory-​pie-couple-morrisons-vows-sell-meat-pi​es-7am-7471602/


Now I lost all respect for Morrisons, they should have fought this. Soup Nazi would have known what to do.
 
2018-04-16 11:48:08 AM  
#FirstWorldProblems

You didn't see me running to the media when I was slightly miffed that I couldn't get a bloody mary at the airport lounge until 6AM.
 
2018-04-16 11:48:46 AM  
If you think that's bad, in Oregon:
Alcohol may be purchased between 7 a.m. and 2:30 a.m.

I found that out when trying to buy a bottle of wine just after Daylight Saving Time started. Hitting the store at my usual 7am time resulted in a sad Sunday. The store's clocks didn't spring ahead, so I was sleep-and-wine deprived that day. :(
 
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