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My God. This is like an adrenalin shot to the heart. I needed this today. As usual, Al hits the spot.
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Lol! I hear ya.  His voice is sent from heaven and the songs are timeless!
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What the hell is wrong with all you people? Compared to the travesties of Episodes 1-3 (Jar Jar Binks anyone?), this is finally Star Wars as it was meant to be. And all you guys can bitch about is the black stormtrooper and the light sabre? Jesus. Come on. This movie has the potential to be fucking great.
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Just how much tea do British people drink anyway?
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Not enough space for your iPhone upgrading to iOS 8? Don't worry. This article will show you some useful tips and tricks to get this issue solved in minutes.
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A new one of mine - please share! 66 Useful Mac Keyboard Shortcuts for Office Word to Remember http://bit.ly/1p14R19
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That has the absolute opposite effect on me. I would now feel extremely embarrassed using OneNote. Thanks a lot Microsoft! Here I come, Evernote.
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C'mon Mark - not that bad. Since when free? On all platforms?
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It used to be the case that Skype was the defacto app, if you wanted to have group video chats. But ever since Google introduced Hangouts, they …
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Ah yes, the 1980's and one of my first serious crushes comes rushing back!! :-)
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I would have made it my pet and called it Jerry.
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Facebook labels Onion articles as "satire". The Onion responds in typical classic Onion fashion.
DOYLESTOWN, PA—Describing him as frequently frustrated and overwhelmed, sources confirmed Monday that local Facebook user Michael Huffman is incredibly stupid.
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Mark O'Neill is a freelance writer and blogger, and the former managing and publishing editor of MakeUseOf.com (2007-2013). He now contributes to Small Business Trends, MakeUseOf, and Nowsourcing. He has done blogging in the past for GeeksAreSexy, NowSourcing, SearchEngineNews, Google Tutor, AuctionBytes, and PC World, amongst others.
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I went to the Lämmle twice with my parents during the summer, but I have to say that, for the prices they charge, the food is nothing to rave about. In fact, I was a bit disappointed in it. Two things in their favour though. The waitresses are lovely and are happy and willing to speak English (which pleased my parents, whose German is not great), and they were also extremely nice to my dog, who was allowed inside the restaurant, and was even given a bowl of water. But the food....meh. The choices were rather uninspiring, and I ended up having to choose a schnitzel (again). I have nothing against eating schnitzel, but a choice would have been nice. But the Lämmle must be doing something right, as they are always packed full outside. Maybe it is just their close proximity to the centre of town, or maybe they see something in the food that I can't.
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Public - a year ago
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This is one of my favourite restaurants without a doubt. The food is simply divine and the atmosphere is relaxing (albeit it a bit small and therefore busy). What is unique about La Rosa is that there are no menus (although there is one outside by the front door, as required by law). Mariella, the lovely waitress, has all the offerings in her memory and she recites them to every customer! I highly recommend the minced beef rolled up in pasta (as a starter) and the ravioli with ruccola and pesto as the main course. If you can manage a dessert, then of course it goes without saying that the tirimasu is the one to go for. If Italian food is your thing, then a trip to La Rosa in Kitzingen is in order. Highly recommended.
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Public - a year ago
reviewed a year ago
I am not a huge fan of Thai food so I had to be dragged here by my wife who is a huge fan of this place. I have to say that I was pleasantly surprised by the wide diverse range of food that they have on offer. They not only have Thai but also other kinds of "normal" food as well, as a buffet "all you can eat" deal (which is EXTREMELY good value), which you put on your dish raw and then give to the chef who is waiting for you to give him your plate. He then cooks it in front of you and it is brought to your table when it is ready. This can include things like pork, beef and vegetables of all descriptions. Then you can go back as many times as you want until you are stuffed. While you are waiting for your food to be served, there are cooked starters that you can eat, including soup, noodles, rice, spring rolls (the huge meat spring rolls are luscious!) and much more. This is definitely one restaurant where you will never leave hungry, or feeling as if you've been ripped off. You get excellent value for money every time. Recommended.
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Public - a year ago
reviewed a year ago
Ever since I moved to Germany 11 years ago, this has been our pizza delivery place of choice and boy do they make fantastic pizza. I can count on one hand how many times Joeys has given us bad pizza in the past 11 years - and we tend to order 2-3 times a month, every month. The food is absolutely delicious and very warm. The staff are extremely polite (although the telephone ordering staff tend to sound harassed, especially if the football is on!). We live close by so the food always arrives within 30 minutes of us phoning it in, which is excellent if you have been working late, you can't be bothered making dinner and you need to eat something fast before you resort to cannibalism. The solution is just to call Joeys and order something. My only minor gripe is that they close at 10.30pm. I would ideally like to see them open till midnight, which I don't think is too much to ask for in this day and age. Plus their ice creams tend to be a bit expensive and on the limited side. I would like to see more range and less expensive ices on offer. But those are very minor things. On the whole, Joeys beats the pants off every other pizza takeaway joint in Germany. If I want pizza, I would never consider ordering from anyone else. Why have cold burger when you can have warm turkey instead?
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Public - a year ago
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Cafe Schönborn is OK for when you have been walking about Würzburg and you need to stop for a drink and a snack (or if it is raining and you need to shelter someplace until the rain stops). But in my opinion, the place is too crowded, too noisy, and everything is overpriced. I get the feeling it's more of a tourist-type place, rather than a place for Würzburgers to habitually hang out. If anybody suggests a meeting in the Cafe Schönborn to me, I try to steer them someplace else. The place is OK but I prefer somewhere with better prices and less noise. Maybe that's just me.
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Public - a year ago
reviewed a year ago
My wife is a big fan of this restaurant and I have to say they are not bad. My one gripe is that there is never enough tables and they are always hurrying you along to finish and leave. So I personally never feel relaxed in the place because the waitresses are always giving you the eye, as if to say "are you leaving yet?". I don't for the life of me understand why they don't make the place bigger - they are always full and always popular, so they can't be strapped for cash. Plus getting a reservation is a feat in itself. You need to give at least a week's notice (or more). So forget any spontaneous ideas to go here during peak times. You'll be laughed right out of the restaurant. The food itself is OK. They pride themselves on their large pizzas but they don't have plates big enough!! So the pizzas hang over the edge of the plates and this makes cutting and eating clumsy and messy. It's like being a toddler again, throwing your food all over the table. So expect an OK pizza but don't expect the place to be quiet, and don't expect to have the table all night. My preference is to ask for it to take away and go home with it. That way, you can eat in peace and make all the mess you want.
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