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    Re: Muller's 'Thank You Cows' campaign

    I have just sent them an email - still trying to get times of the advert on the tv so that I can complain to the ASA. I notice Joanna Lumley is on their website, touting Muller products - typical......
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    Re: Muller's 'Thank You Cows' compaign

    I wrote to Nestle a few days ago about some advert I saw as a banner online - can't remember what it was, some milk thing, needless to say I haven't heard back. I want to complain about this Muller...
  3. Re: Do we really need to use toothbrushes/toothpaste/floss?

    I had a very mild case of sore gum a few years ago and my dentist advised an electric toothbrush which cleans the gums too. It worked and has been very good, even though the heads are quite...
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    Re: Tories and hunting

    [QUOTE=vegcurry;637699]When I read the thread title I have to admit I misread it, and thought it would be a good idea to hunt Tories.

    :) Hee...Thanks N - I have done that too and passed it...
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    Re: Please, please help!

    I support them already on a monthly basis, and send larger donations now and again, but will increase my standing order - I do hope they manage to stay afloat.
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    Re: Nutritional value of Tofutti?

    I have it very infrequently but I can tell you it makes the *most* delicious cream filling for cakes, mixed with sugar and cocoa powder to make quite a strong chocolate taste is the best.. yum!!
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    Re: Tories and hunting

    Hi Cumin

    Yes, I know.. I wouldn't want to live anywhere else either, but the hunting ban was SO long awaited, and it was such a struggle to get it that I think it's worth making every effort to...
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    Re: Tories and hunting

    Hi Purple... thanks..

    I just wrote to David Cameron MP at House of Commons, London SW1A 0AA I couldn't find an email address for him.

    :)
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    Tories and hunting

    I have written to the tories asking them what they will do with the hunting ban if they get into power. I think I already knew, but now I have it in writing, together with an article from their...
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    Poll: Re: How long have you been vegan?

    I've been a vegan for 30 years and 3 months!
  11. Thread: "sex sells sex"

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    Re: "sex sells sex"

    My opinion for what it's worth - I hate getting the Peta magazine which is full of sex and nudity - buy The Sun if that's what you want... I think Peta's strength lies in its undercover work and...
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    Re: "If we didn't farm animals there would be no countryside"

    Rain forests are being devastated so that food animals can be reared....
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    Re: Going vegan, but my wife is an omni. Advice?

    Hee...:)
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    Re: Leftover coconut milk - ideas needed

    Put it in ANY soup you make before liquidising :)
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    Re: Chicken pox and Shingles

    I had chicken pox as a child, if I remember it was a fairly bad case, but I don't think as bad as some people have expressed. About 4 years ago I got shingles after a few weeks of being generally...
  16. Re: Largest beef recall in US history today

    GOOD....
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    Re: useful french phrases...

    je ne sais pas gets you out of lots of situations! (sort of: I don't know, in a helpless, shrug of shoulders way) .... or vasi (F*** off) if you get pestered!! Have a great time!
  18. Re: Booja-Booja’s new ‘Stuff in a Tub’ is better than ice cream

    Well I've only tried the chocolate and wasn't that impressed but my ex thinks it's really good. I will try the other flavours in my HFS - coconut and vanilla but really I don't think you can beat...
  19. Re: Booja-Booja’s new ‘Stuff in a Tub’ is better than ice cream

    Am I going to be the only dissenter? Yes, it was luxurious, yes it was undoubtedly VERY chocolatey... but it's not really sweet enough for me... arghhh.... sorry. It's rather expensive, so I am...
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    Poll: Re: What's your blood group?

    O negative - there seems to be a lot of us with this blood group... I thought it was fairly rare..
  21. Poll: Re: What is your opinion about keeping pets? Poll planned...

    cobweb... I agree entirely... well put...
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    Re: Misleading Advert for Waitrose

    I've written to them complaining!
  23. Thread: Vegan Store

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    Re: Vegan Store

    Thanks cobweb! :)
  24. Thread: Vegan Store

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    Vegan Store

    Hi... anyone having trouble getting in touch with Vegan Store? - I tried emailing them over 2 weeks ago and have tried calling them loads of times but they are always engaged.... I have a couple of...
  25. Poll: Re: What is your opinion about keeping pets? Poll planned...

    Maybe it's different where you are but in this country most breeds have a rescue organisation. I tend to German Shepherds and their crosses myself because, like you, they have certain...
  26. Poll: Re: What is your opinion about keeping pets? Poll planned...

    Klutz.... I can't see how anyone - vegan or otherwise - could disagree with the sentiments you express here, or your obvious devotion to your dogs - I am the same. There is no question of anyone...
  27. Poll: Re: What is your opinion about keeping pets? Poll planned...

    Quote Yep, that's me. I don't believe that breeding for slavery (slavery being a state where you don't have the same rights as your master) is ethical. No debate about that (at least, I'd be...
  28. Thread: Sheese

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    Re: Isle of Bute Scheese

    Yes, I was going to mention that... but because of that I don't think they're quite so good! Still, I'd rather not have the hydro's! But, they do have that soya protein isolate or whatever, and as...
  29. Thread: Sheese

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    Re: Isle of Bute Scheese

    I think they are excellent cheese substitutes - I tend to stick to the plain cheddar one, but have tried most of the flavours and they are the best on the market in my opinion.
  30. Poll: Re: Poll planned: Is it right for a vegan to keep a 'pet'?

    John - I agree with you 100%
  31. Thread: baking

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    Re: baking

    I couldn't agree more!! If you look at my cake recipe in the 3rd post of this thread you will see I don't use anything but water as a binder and I have brilliant cakes every time which slice well and...
  32. Thread: Peter Singer

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    Re: Peter Singer

    Korn - if you don't already know the writings of Hans Ruesch - I'm sure you must - he had a long (possibly still has, though Hans is very frail now I believe) bitter battle with Singer - try googling...
  33. Thread: baking

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    Re: baking

    Question 2: Buy a bread maker! They are excellent - but, they vary considerably. I recommend the Russell Hobbs Breadman Pro and no other! Not very easy to find but if you google it, something will...
  34. Poll: Re: Is it right for a vegan to keep a 'pet'? Poll planned

    What an excellent post! :)
  35. Poll: Re: Poll planned: Is it right for a vegan to keep a 'pet'?

    I would choose the last option - I would gladly forsake having rescue animals if the pet trade would just disappear, even though I love my companion animals to bits.
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    Re: A Secret Egg Alternative

    In fruit cake/madeira type cakes I just don't use anything to replace the eggs - I keep the mixture quite stiff - never really had a problem.
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    Re: Hedgehogs: a bit of good news

    That's good news....
  38. Thread: Vegans and eggs

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    Sticky: Re: Why are organic eggs/meat unethical?

    Korn - you have a way of putting things across so well:)
  39. Re: Bird Flu

    At times like this, I always think that, really, it's a 'better' end for these poor abused creatures - as someone posted earlier, better than being carted off to the slaughter house, questionable...
  40. Re: MPs vote by huge majority for total smoking ban in England

    I'm with Lilac Hamster all the way - I even wish it would be banned in the street - I hate walking behind people smoking - yuk, why should they be allowed to inflict their habit on me - it's hardly...
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