If I had written “Ironic” instead of Alanis

Morrisette I definitely would’ve used the line;

“It’s like being gifted a 1kg bag of Epsom bath salts but not having a bath in which to put said Epsom bath salts”

That’s just me though :eyes:

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It’s like ba-ath salts, when all you have is a sink! It’s i-ice skates but you don’t have a rink!

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It’s a paper strawaahhwww, when you don’t have a drink!

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Tbf I don’t think many people have their own ice rink.

Maybe you could say; “it’s ice skates, but you don’t have access to a rink in which to skate with said ice skates”

It’s like being gifted a 1kg bag of Epsom bath salts but I actually live in Leatherhead and consider Epsom as something of a rival town so would rather not use their salts. Also I only have a shower.

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Would have been cool if you had, though. People would make memes about things that are vaguely ironic and then post a little pic of you singing along in the car to your own song. Or quote-text things and write “alright, Jordan numbers” underneath.

Also you’d be minted with royalties and probably too busy for DiS.

Hey, this ain’t bad!

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“It’s like winning the meat raffle at a local pub, the day after turning vegan”

This thing writes itself!

Is this a common thing in the UK? I first encountered it in Australia, where I found it in multiple places and thought it was an Australian thing as I’d never heard of the concept before.

  • I have encountered meat raffles in pubs in the UK
  • I have not encountered meat raffles in pubs in the UK, but I have elsewhere
  • I have not encountered meat raffles in pubs anywhere

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Mostly in working men’s clubs and old-fashioned boozers, but definitely still a thing.

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EDIASD.

I think maybe it’s more common in Australia maybe, it’s known enough that I saw multiple standups to reference it safe in the knowledge that everyone knew what it was, but I imagine that wouldn’t be the case in the UK.

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Bless you!

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Went past a pub with a Meat Raffle sign this week in Bristol

can’t get my head around meat raffles, who gets excited about meat as a prize?!

People who like meat

I like bread but I wouldn’t want a bread raffle

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Also, you’d have to leave immediately after winning to refrigerate it too

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at the band club they used to go for it in a big way, all the olds loved it

Would love to win some meat.

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I think it’s because it’s just a basic item you can buy in a shop and also you have to prepare it that it doesn’t seem like a fun prize to me. Chocolate I can get because you could just open it up at the table and have a few. I guess you could eat a chicken leg Henry VIII style