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THE FREAKY TRIGGER ADVENT CALENDAR OF XMAS SANDWICHES – Dec 23 & 24: IN CONCLUSION
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Twas the night before xmas and all through the hut, we/the eaters were judging what works in a buttie
• Bacon is bad not good in this particular context
• Even if cranberry is not your thing, BBQ sauce is probably worse (more…)[…]

TFTACOXS – December 22: Pret Festive Winter Salad
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What is a ‘sandwich’? The concept of an ‘open-faced sandwich’ suggests a structural flexibility beyond the ‘things between two pieces of bread’ definition; yet several fooderies this year have chucked out the whole[…]

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TFTACOXS – Dec 21: miscellaneous M&S remnants (and you can’t have miscellany without M and indeed S)
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The dirty lunchable secret is that M&S — while good at snacks in general — are quite bad at sandwiches and have been for a long time. They aren’t awful: this I know bcz I’ve eaten 1 x metric fvcktonne in my years on this earth. But they[…]

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TFTACOXS – December 20: the pret xmas vegetarian miracle
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(posted for magnus who lost his password): Pret have invented the finest Christmas vegetarian sandwich. Ever. Of all the turning points in world history, the introduction of this sandwich is surely going to be one of the best remembered – a miracul[…]

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The Freaky Trigger Movie AND TV Polls 2017
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Hi I am Veronica Mars. You might know me from my mid 2000’s TV show Veronica Mars where I navigated the class structures of Californian High School and solved crimes every week whilst being snarky to people. Or you might know me from my 2014 cr[…]

TFTACOXS – December 19th: Brie & Cranberry Wars part Deux
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Previously on Brie & Cranberry Wars…we saw our intrepid reporter tackling sauce with curious geometrical properties, incisoring through predictably chewy bread and carefully measuring the thickness of sliced cheese leading an ultimate stale[…]

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TFTACOXS – December 18: When Is A Christmas Sandwich Not A Christmas Sandwich?
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For this entry we are approaching the fuzzy boundary of the Christmas sanger, where taxonomy begins to break down. I’m not talking about Christmas wraps, burritos, salads, pies or even pizzas, which have all been declared legitimate. I’m […]

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TFTACOXS – December 17: Subway Deluxe Feast
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(posted for Dani who doesn’t have a password yet): Subway Deluxe Feast. Subpar. There, done. What? You want more? Sheesh. It’s a bit tricky to review any Subway sandwich as my fully-customisable sandwich isn’t necessarily your fully-customi[…]

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TFTACOXS – December 16th: The Laziest Sandwiches In Britain
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Yes, I’m aware of the ironing of posting a complaint about laziness two days late – away with such carping – this post is one of stern rebuke to the chain that has made least effort in their Christmas sandwich range. I am talking ab[…]

TFTACOXS – December 15th: Brie & Cranberry Wars
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IN THIS BLEAK MIDWINTER frosty wind may well moan, but it has been drowned out by the chorus of complaint surrounding the high levels of cranberry in this year’s festive sanger selections. As we saw on door 13, the dread red has infiltrated eve[…]

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