Rants

This section of Tweaked for your Pleasure has the many different rants I have posted over the years. Just a bit of light-hearted reading!

The hardest part of losing weight

Published on January 18th, 2020. Last updated on January 18, 2020.

While I will be writing an article that will be published near the end of this year regarding my any weight loss, the diet I am trying and the changes I have made overall that today I am writing about something else I find about losing weight and what I think is the hardest part of the whole process – the people you know.

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Doesn’t matter that you want a break

Published on December 24th, 2019. Last updated on December 24, 2019.

If you have been reading Tweaked for your Pleasure for many years you will likely think I hate children but you could not be further away from the truth. It is not children I hate but rather their parents and sadly I got another story of yet again another parent who likely claims having a child is a miracle just to be the first one to disappear the second someone else looks after the child for a while.

My story begins at a public library that has a computer section, a children section, a reference / quiet area, and a general reading area and in order to kill some time I decided to read a copy of the Torah. I imagine it is the same as in most libraries but religious books tend to be in the reference area which is normally nice and quiet.

So I grab my tablet and boot up Discord, pull out a small bottle of Irn Bru while I put the Torah on my lap ready to read and to no surprise I hear crying. Sadly children do cry and sometimes parents can find it hard to pacify a child but their parent took the child to the reference area away from the children’s area rather than trying anything which seems meaningful.

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Chippy paradox

Published on December 17th, 2019. Last updated on December 20, 2019.

“Bridge Fries” by justmakeit is licensed under CC BY-NC 2.0 

Picture walking down the high street and look on the left-hand side and what do you see? Do you see a fish and chip shop that servers wonderful chips that always seem to be lovely? Now look to your right and what do you see? Do you see a place that sells fried chicken? Maybe KFC or somewhere that sells that weird SFC stuff?

Either one that you are picturing you may notice something – why the heck do both of them serve shitty versions of the other. I can not speak for everywhere but I know the local fish and chip shop nearby sells some weird chicken that seems to have been boiled and from what I see this is quite common across the United Kingdom and yet on the other side every fried chicken place I have gone to either serves “fries”, some weird horrible chips, or heck none at all.

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lol this, lol that

Published on October 12th, 2019. Last updated on December 24, 2019.

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“Lol // Ligature” by Edgar Rios is licensed under CC BY-NC 4.0

No one that reads Tweaked for your Pleasure would deny that I am terrible when it comes to proofreading anything I write in Engish but when saying “lol” to everything come back into fashion and more importantly why are people using them in the age of emojis?

Is it just me that find saying the following examples insanely annoying to the point that I don’t want to carry on a conversation anymore?

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You ain’t making up my mind

Published on September 20th, 2019. Last updated on September 20, 2019.

It will not be of any surprise to people that I enjoy KFC and although I will not go out of my way to get it, should I be passing by it that it is quite often I will pop in to have something. For those that may not know KFC is a fried chicken fast food takeaway and like many other takeaways quite often you will find they have new things on the menu, special deals etc, and like every single other takeaway, these menus are placed right behind the person or next to the till.

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Its nothing to do with not enough people

Published on August 10th, 2019. Last updated on August 10, 2019.

Across the United Kingdom, it is being reported that many vegan restaurants are now closing down due to a lack of business due to a lack of vegans but it isn’t anything to do with that – its to do with cost.

While I myself am not vegan, I find most restaurants and takeaways offers a vegan or vegetarian offers – heck even KFC offers such an option and if you tried out their new burger it is actually quite nice for what it is.

It is for this reason why I believe that beyond the ethical reason some may have for not eating at a place that cooks animals, I find it very hard to understand why people will go to a meat-free location and spend £20 on the same thing they would get for a fiver elsewhere.

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