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    I don't think there's much more quintessentially British than dunking biscuits. That's my excuse for an unhealthy habit anyhoo.

    Nothing quite like some Bourbons, Rich Tea and a nice cuppa.
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    (Original post by Flibble22)
    I don't think there's much more quintessentially British than dunking biscuits. That's my excuse for an unhealthy habit anyhoo.

    Nothing quite like some Bourbons, Rich Tea and a nice cuppa.
    Do you mean to say that on the continent they don't dunk? (Genuinely I don't know)

    I guess they hardly even drink tea there, which is - in my experience - likely due to the fact that it's basically impossible to get decent milk for it. Working in Germany was painful for me 'cos I didn't have a decent cup of tea for months...
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    I am reconsidering my stance on dunking; I just dunked a dark chocolate digestive, licked the molten chocolate a bit too forcefully, and it broke apart and fell down my top... :erm:
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    Practice makes perfect with dunking, the amount of time you leave it in without losing half of it depends on the heat of the drink and the type of biscuit.

    I love dunking chocolate coated biscuits like chocolate digestives, so the chocolate layer melts :coma:
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    Cup of tea. Packet of hobnobs.

    We got ourselves a party :coma:
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    I'm a fan of using a biscuit as an edible straw e.g. bite both ends of a cadburys finger biscuit and drink, however leads to incredibly sticky hands as your straw disintegrates within your grasp!
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    (Original post by ohwowpistol)
    I'm a fan of using a biscuit as an edible straw e.g. bite both ends of a cadburys finger biscuit and drink, however leads to incredibly sticky hands as your straw disintegrates within your grasp!
    Excellent idea! I am now off to the shops to get Cadbury finger biscuits!
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    (Original post by kittyb99)
    Excellent idea! I am now off to the shops to get Cadbury finger biscuits!
    My favourite thing was went they did the limited edition full packs of just white chocolate fingers over Christmas a few years ago, my tea consumption actually doubled just as an excuse to eat a few packets in a row.
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    (Original post by ohwowpistol)
    My favourite thing was went they did the limited edition full packs of just white chocolate fingers over Christmas a few years ago, my tea consumption actually doubled just as an excuse to eat a few packets in a row.
    I don't know how I managed to miss those! :eek:
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    (Original post by kittyb99)
    I don't know how I managed to miss those! :eek:
    For some reason they didn't seem to sell either those or the White Chocolate Digestives this year over Christmas. I was absolutely gutted.
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    (Original post by kittyb99)
    I am reconsidering my stance on dunking; I just dunked a dark chocolate digestive, licked the molten chocolate a bit too forcefully, and it broke apart and fell down my top... :erm:
    Ahem. Similarly, this is making me reconsider my stance in the opposite direction.
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    This thread makes me sad, not only because I'm allergic to tea but because I don't like biscuits either. My life is worthless.
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    (Original post by Schichtoe)
    Basic question and one we've all faced.

    You're having a cup of tea, and you've got some biscuits. Do you or do you not dunk the biscuit in the tea?

    I personally NEVER dunk and I've never felt more strongly about anything than how I feel about this. Ok not really, but I dislike it.

    Dunking soggies up the biscuit, and it leaves gloop in the bottom of your tea mug. You want a bit of crisp to your biscuit and the tea comes in afterwards to cleanse your palate.

    WHO'S WITH ME?!
    I'M WITH YOU BROTHER! Exact same I feel pretty strongly about it, really dislike dunking. Right now I'm eating cookies while drinking a pint of tea. I will take a bite of cookie then wash it down with tea, it MUST be crisp when you bite it. Obviously not with chewy cookies, but still you eat the biscuit/cookie first, chew it/crunch it up, then wash the rest down with the mouthful of tea.
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    (Original post by Holby_fanatic)
    This thread makes me sad, not only because I'm allergic to tea but because I don't like biscuits either. My life is worthless.
    I wish I could tell you otherwise but yeah, pretty much. A world without tea is one I couldn't bear.

    (Original post by joey11223)
    I'M WITH YOU BROTHER! Exact same I feel pretty strongly about it, really dislike dunking. Right now I'm eating cookies while drinking a pint of tea. I will take a bite of cookie then wash it down with tea, it MUST be crisp when you bite it. Obviously not with chewy cookies, but still you eat the biscuit/cookie first, chew it/crunch it up, then wash the rest down with the mouthful of tea.
    A kindred spirit. At long last! :bl: Also, kudos for the pint of tea. I'm drinking my tea from a big mug that says 'Soup' on it, 'cos I'm a rulebreaker like that.
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    Dunk dunk dunk!
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    (Original post by Schichtoe)


    A kindred spirit. At long last! :bl: Also, kudos for the pint of tea. I'm drinking my tea from a big mug that says 'Soup' on it, 'cos I'm a rulebreaker like that.
    Yeah all my mugs are big, I'm disappointed when I get a normal mug/cup at other peoples houses. I always have cookies or chocolate or something too and If I'm at home all day I'll drink like 5 cups of tea, all one pint roughly, so I go through a lot of tea and a lot of unhealthy tea related food.

    This is my biggest mug, says "This is my mess and I love it", very apt as my room is a tip and really needs cleaning. Then I have like 5 of the really nice dunoon mugs, check out these for awesome, I mostly have biological/science ones so human body, human skeleton, animals, periodic table etc.

    http://www.temptationgifts.com/gifts...coe-shape.html
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    (Original post by joey11223)
    Yeah all my mugs are big, I'm disappointed when I get a normal mug/cup at other peoples houses. I always have cookies or chocolate or something too and If I'm at home all day I'll drink like 5 cups of tea, all one pint roughly, so I go through a lot of tea and a lot of unhealthy tea related food.

    This is my biggest mug, says "This is my mess and I love it", very apt as my room is a tip and really needs cleaning. Then I have like 5 of the really nice dunoon mugs, check out these for awesome, I mostly have biological/science ones so human body, human skeleton, animals, periodic table etc.

    http://www.temptationgifts.com/gifts...coe-shape.html
    Awh yeah I have a bunch of Dunoon ones too (visited the place). None as truly cool as those ones, though.

    Totally agree re: regular sized mugs at other peoples' houses. Whilst I appreciate receiving tea, it feel like not quite enough. It's like a "fun sized" Mars Bar. It's still tasty, and as good as the original, but somehow leaves you with a small hole as your body anticipates more than you can give it.
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    Dunking is the answer. Easy enough.

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    (Original post by kittyb99)
    I am reconsidering my stance on dunking; I just dunked a dark chocolate digestive, licked the molten chocolate a bit too forcefully, and it broke apart and fell down my top... :erm:
    One does not simply lick biscuits forcefully.
 
 
 
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