The Great Heartland Biscuit Thread

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iesus wrote:What kind of is this some sort of delicious biscuit?? ;D 8)
That's blocked here apparently by C4. Is it from Black Books ? I seem to remember something involving a coaster..
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Microcosmia wrote:
iesus wrote:What kind of is this some sort of delicious biscuit?? ;D 8)
That's blocked here apparently by C4. Is it from Black Books ? I seem to remember something involving a coaster..
Yes that was the one with the coaster :D

Although Dylan Moran has spoken again else where about Catholics, Protestants and Biscuits... Hope this one is not blocked :notworthy:
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Apparently there was a "World Cup Of Biscuits" & it sparked Jaffagate :lol:
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A court ruled that the product should be considered a cake, meaning that VAT isn't paid on the product in the UK.
That means that there is different VAT for cakes and biscuits in the UK? :D
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iesus wrote:
A court ruled that the product should be considered a cake, meaning that VAT isn't paid on the product in the UK.
That means that there is different VAT for cakes and biscuits in the UK? :D
Sort of.
If I understand right, there is no VAT on plain biscuits. But if they have a chocolate coating on them, they are considered a luxury & are subject to VAT.
Not so with cakes.
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Summarized is,
- Biscuits with Chocolate cover = VAT for luxurious products
- Cakes with Chocolate cover = no VAT considered as basic need

I believe the MP's vote for this law were Biscuits haters ;D
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iesus wrote:Summarized is,
- Biscuits with Chocolate cover = VAT for luxurious products
- Cakes with Chocolate cover = no VAT considered as basic need

I believe the MP's vote for this law were Biscuits haters ;D
:lol:
It's quite controversial really. Teacakes were another one that got re-classified as biscuits & the taxman collected millions in revenue before a court re-classified them as cakes again & ordered the taxman to pay back the revenue (or some of it anyway).
Seems the baked goods business is a legal minefield
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And there are plenty of opportunities for illegal homemade biscuits with chocolate cover in local underground markets :lol:
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iesus wrote:And there are plenty of opportunities for illegal homemade biscuits with chocolate cover in local underground markets :lol:
Bootleg biscuits? Mmmm...... you might just have something there :D
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Might just have to make a batch of bootleg chocolate biccies this afternoon... and then rigorously taste test at least half of them.
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:lol:

I have a hankering for Farley's rusks today.
& I have a mahoosive Batman cup that would allow dunking :D
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Pista wrote:
iesus wrote:And there are plenty of opportunities for illegal homemade biscuits with chocolate cover in local underground markets :lol:
Bootleg biscuits? Mmmm...... you might just have something there :D
Bootleg Biscuits? Sounds like a tribute band...
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Pista wrote:
iesus wrote:And there are plenty of opportunities for illegal homemade biscuits with chocolate cover in local underground markets :lol:
Bootleg biscuits? Mmmm...... you might just have something there :D
Bootleg Biscuits? Sounds like a tribute band...
:lol: :notworthy:
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I imagine that tribute band is forming in Birkenhead as we write
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Swinnow wrote:I imagine that tribute band is forming in Birkenhead as we write
Lock up your biscuit tins!
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I'm going to see the Bootleg Biccies
I'm going as the bootleg Soreen loaf.
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Bootleg Soreen loaf lmao

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This biscuit thread is a thing of beauty but note to self: do not read on an empty stomach! :lol:
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STOP PRESS: In a triumph for the Common Man against the numberless nameless faceless forces of corporate fascism, my local supermarket has inaugurated a "British Foods" section, wherein one can procure (among other things) Bounty bars (both plain and milk varieties), Mars Bars, proper baked beans, Ribena (assuming you can get a second mortgage), and joy of joys, Chocolate Digestives! Oh Happy Day! I spent the weekend in an orgy of Earl Grey tea (from a tea-pot, no less!) and dunking my way to Type II diabetes.
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EvilBastard wrote:STOP PRESS: In a triumph for the Common Man against the numberless nameless faceless forces of corporate fascism, my local supermarket has inaugurated a "British Foods" section, wherein one can procure (among other things) Bounty bars (both plain and milk varieties), Mars Bars, proper baked beans, Ribena (assuming you can get a second mortgage), and joy of joys, Chocolate Digestives! Oh Happy Day! I spent the weekend in an orgy of Earl Grey tea (from a tea-pot, no less!) and dunking my way to Type II diabetes.
The huge Tesco in the next town does that here. I am almost at peak Mini-Cheddar :eek:
But I have been able to score Rich Tea biccies too & commit high heresy dunking them in coffee just to be contrary :)
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Well, some of you may be pleased to learn that finally there has been some resolution to the Niece/Nice debate.

It would appear said biscuits have actually been renamed !

https://twitter.com/tvbake1/status/676831639620739073
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Microcosmia wrote:Well, some of you may be pleased to learn that finally there has been some resolution to the Niece/Nice debate.

It would appear said biscuits have actually been renamed !

https://twitter.com/tvbake1/status/676831639620739073
:lol: :lol: :lol:
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Charlie wrote:This biscuit thread is a thing of beauty but note to self: do not read on an empty stomach! :lol:
i wish there was a like button on here!
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emilystrange wrote:
Charlie wrote:This biscuit thread is a thing of beauty but note to self: do not read on an empty stomach! :lol:
i wish there was a like button on here!
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EvilBastard wrote:
emilystrange wrote:
Charlie wrote:This biscuit thread is a thing of beauty but note to self: do not read on an empty stomach! :lol:
i wish there was a like button on here!
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I know what you mean, i found myself looking for a 'like' button before on here- bloomin social media has destroyed my brain! :lol:
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