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19 minutes ago, JohnnyStar5 said:

I certainly can respect the decision of non-meat eaters, but there's probably very little for them to enjoy in David's books, particularly if avoiding meat is part of an overall lifestyle. 

Taking a look on Q's website, I don't think they have a single cookbook that is exclusively vegetarian or vegan.  That surprises me.

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I think that every single OAP congratulated him, at least the ones I saw.

Probably a contractual requirement. 

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18 hours ago, CandyApple said:

Is it the wide leg that makes Caro look bad, or the shirt tucked into the drawstring waistline?

I find my eyes are being drawn to her midsection.

Well, it could be because she was patting herself there.

But really, Caro, untuck.  Flowy is your friend.

one of our NEW Ten Commandments:  thou shalt not tuck shirts into pants if you're over a size 8 (talking to you CARO)

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2 hours ago, letusprocrastinate said:

Taking a look on Q's website, I don't think they have a single cookbook that is exclusively vegetarian or vegan.  That surprises me.

CALLING KERSTINKY!!

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Anyone see Alberti and Rick on Gourmet Holiday?  It actually was pretty funny and entertaining. 

First, Alberti was much less hyped up than he is with Rachel.

Talking about Italy, Rick asks Alberti when he last visited Italy.

Alberti:  "I was last in Italy in 2004 when I sang at the Miss Albania of Italy Beauty Contest."

Rick cracked up .

Alberti says "I knew you would like that."

 

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Benchwarmer...per #3...you know we’ll be focused on Christmas then  😉

3) Old news, obsolete fashion, and long forgotten by mid July receipt

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2 hours ago, letusprocrastinate said:

Taking a look on Q's website, I don't think they have a single cookbook that is exclusively vegetarian or vegan.  That surprises me.

When North Carolina chef Vivian Howard’s  book “ Deep Run Roots ,” came out, I was surprised that it wasn’t featured on ITKWD.  But although she is a Southern cook, there is no mac&cheese, fried chicken , or banana pudding so she wasn’t David’s style. 

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The closest Q gets to vegetarian is a powdery mix or a gummie.

Real vegetables need not apply.

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Yeah, Rick and Alberti were good together.

Looks like Alberti gets a kick out of Rick's sense of humor.

They should have a hyper-o-meter to measure hosts before co-hosting to see if they are compatible.

Maybe they were both tired from the heat wave so were calmer than usual.

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50 minutes ago, JohnnyStar5 said:

Anyone see Alberti and Rick on Gourmet Holiday?  It actually was pretty funny and entertaining. 

First, Alberti was much less hyped up than he is with Rachel.

Talking about Italy, Rick asks Alberti when he last visited Italy.

Alberti:  "I was last in Italy in 2004 when I sang at the Miss Albania of Italy Beauty Contest."

Rick cracked up .

Alberti says "I knew you would like that."

 

She’s so effing “dynamic” manic that he probably has to dial it up 20 notches to get a word in. 

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Who publishes David’s books? Is it QVC? I’m just watching the last hour of yesterday’s show which I missed and they've sold 50k copies. That’s enough to get it on the NYT bestseller list isn’t it? Except to qualify for NYT sales have to be through a proper publisher. 

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Officer Jane just told David Dangle (and the world) she’s turned the corner and is up into a size 16 “and happy to be here”. 

How refreshing! 

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29 minutes ago, Burly said:

Officer Jane just told David Dangle (and the world) she’s turned the corner and is up into a size 16 “and happy to be here”. 

How refreshing! 

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How refreshing

How candid

How did the the Q let this happen on air

How can I nominate Officer Jayne for a promotion

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Speaking of the Joan Rivers collection I do wonder how many of these designs she would have signed off. She was a very classy lady. Yes, she mass produced costume jewellery (which she joked was made by children in sweatshops “tiny fingers set tiny stones”) but her aesthetic was more Jackie O than LoGo. I hope Dangle is keeping true to her…

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25 minutes ago, From Where I Sit said:

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How refreshing

How candid

How did the the Q let this happen on air

How can I nominate Officer Jayne for a promotion

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Will she be Commandant Jayne?

I don't know. I'm just going by my Police Academy movie knowledge.

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Ewwwww!   MaryBeth just called a color “juicy!”  

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The new kid on the block hosting with Rick...another Ginger Puss IMO. 

The Q must be low on the tv pay pole. Lackluster at best. 😑

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LOGO/lori is on.. Amy has a shitload of tops on.  IT IS 95 DEGREES in the northeast.. not sure how they're gonna sell that

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I kind of like Kim Gravel - I didn't before.  but MBR shilling for her?  JUST A NO

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13 minutes ago, Boston said:

I kind of like Kim Gravel - I didn't before.  but MBR shilling for her?  JUST A NO

I tend to agree with you!  Kim is gracious with every host,  but they don’t have the best connection.  

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1 hour ago, Boston said:

LOGO/lori is on.. Amy has a shitload of tops on.  IT IS 95 DEGREES in the northeast.. not sure how they're gonna sell that

Loco looks even worse with all those tops. I think this one might make it into the fashion poll.

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10 hours ago, letusprocrastinate said:

Testimony to the power of David:  People will buy his cookbooks even though they'll need to adjust a bunch of the recipes.

I see why Blue Jean Chef Meredith, beat feet out of that joint. How can a classically trained chef compete with crap?

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On 6/6/2021 at 10:50 AM, From Where I Sit said:

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Can’t get this image out of my mind of David O’Venable, as a ventriloquist’s dummy.

How ironic every grandma’s favorite granddaughter love match is on the cover of WOMAN’S WORLD vs The Ultimate Book of Grilling.

 

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13 minutes ago, Booney said:

Loco looks even worse with all those tops. I think this one might make it into the fashion poll.

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She truly looks like an authentic bag lady.  No offense to bag ladies since they usually look like this by necessity.

Lori has a huge walk-in closet where she can park her clothing and doesn't need to wear all of those major layers at once.  It just looks piled on and heavy.

More eccentric than eclectic, IMO.

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On the weekend, someone mentioned the HD tv changes and Mary Beth’s teeth (and many others). I reached back in photos to compare. Just to see if I could see a difference.

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the ones on the right are bigger. The teeth. 

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Now that things are opening up and getting back to semi-normal, I imagine the hosts are clamoring to be the first to go on their "well-deserved" vacations.

TPTB should require that each writes an essay on why they should be first to go, or have a race to the signup sheet.

Picturing some gold gladiator stilettos sprinting to the front of the line, stepping on someone else's Lexi Marigolds.  Hoping Officer Jayne will write a ticket (for poor taste in fashion and speeding while intoxicated).

Others who enjoy rehashing the journeys that make them choke up on cue will choose the essay option, trying to get extra credit by adding vision boards with pasted on bikini pics or diamond tennis bracelets to their submissions.

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6 hours ago, Burly said:

Speaking of the Joan Rivers collection I do wonder how many of these designs she would have signed off. She was a very classy lady. Yes, she mass produced costume jewellery (which she joked was made by children in sweatshops “tiny fingers set tiny stones”) but her aesthetic was more Jackie O than LoGo. I hope Dangle is keeping true to her…

Burly, I had those exact same thoughts as I was watching this afternoon and honestly while I think there are a few things that Joan may have sanctioned, the bulk of the shmattas were definitely not something that I could see her wearing or selling....

Very surprised at David because when she first passed away he was very true to her but now I think he’s gone off half cocked ....but of course that’s just my opinion

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QVC's seemingly new measure for success:

"If Rachel looks bad in the clothes, then we've done our job."

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Does Rachel not have anyone in her life who loves her enough to tell her how awful that pink eyeshadow looks? RACHEL HONEY PLEASE STOP IT! 

on another topic: it’s been quite a while since Antonella was a host on a shopping network and personally I think she should be relegated to a separate thread or declared off topic. 

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You know, I want to like this dress - I really do. It’s probably cool and comfortable. But it just screams prison matron. Not a look I necessarily want to adopt.

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5 minutes ago, Booney said:

You know, I want to like this dress - I really do. It’s probably cool and comfortable. But it just screams prison matron. Not a look I necessarily want to adopt.

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It looks like some apparition who lost its dentures took over her torso.

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3 minutes ago, RedDelicious said:

Whooooo! Did you guys just catch the Shawn Shade from Rachel??

No, what did she say?

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I just read an interesting article in the Washington Post titled, “When the ‘Mean Girl’ is a Woman: How to Deal with an Adult Bully.” This paragraph caught my eye:

The most frequent form of relational aggression [Dellasega’s preferred term for bullying] is the ‘take-back.’ It’s saying something insensitive and unkind and then, when you realize it didn’t go over well, you say, ‘I was just kidding.’ ”

I’d say this describes our bully “relational aggressor” Caro to a tee!

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3 minutes ago, Booney said:

I just read an interesting article in the Washington Post titled, “When the ‘Mean Girl’ is a Woman: How to Deal with an Adult Bully.” This paragraph caught my eye:

The most frequent form of relational aggression [Dellasega’s preferred term for bullying] is the ‘take-back.’ It’s saying something insensitive and unkind and then, when you realize it didn’t go over well, you say, ‘I was just kidding.’ ”

I’d say this describes our bully “relational aggressor” Caro to a tee!

Caro is the Mother Ship of mean girls.  IMHO.

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11 minutes ago, emmawoodhouse said:

No, what did she say?

It was something like “now I started the show with Amy, who apparently Sean just thinks is oh well <gestures> no I’m kidding!” And then she said something like no we love you into her ear piece. 

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 I thought Mishonda looked very nice in the Cuddl Duds dress; they actually had her in a dress that was the right size for her.

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19 minutes ago, emmawoodhouse said:

I think she was talking to the producer. Amy said earlier that his name was Sean. 

Oh!! I just automatically thought she was talking about Shawn Killinger 😆

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10 minutes ago, hummingbird said:

I just put on the Q and Rachel is on FNI,  why I said to my self 

some one not come in to work?

Rachel humblebragging about turning 55 and not having the body she had,  when she has the best figure of all the hosts,  and models actually

Amy said she's on vacation.

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11 hours ago, From Where I Sit said:

On the weekend, someone mentioned the HD tv changes and Mary Beth’s teeth (and many others). I reached back in photos to compare. Just to see if I could see a difference.

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the ones on the right are bigger. The teeth. 

I will admit I use the SuperSmile teeth whitening.. and it works (only so much, I never had chicklet teeth - and meds have darkened mine.. but i love this (I used to work for a teeth whitening product - this is better)

15 hours ago, Thumper said:

Ewwwww!   MaryBeth just called a color “juicy!”  

For some (weird) reason i always see MBR married to Steve Doocey on Fox.. 😍

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11 hours ago, SiouxB said:

Burly, I had those exact same thoughts as I was watching this afternoon and honestly while I think there are a few things that Joan may have sanctioned, the bulk of the shmattas were definitely not something that I could see her wearing or selling....

Very surprised at David because when she first passed away he was very true to her but now I think he’s gone off half cocked ....but of course that’s just my opinion

It’s all about $$$. 

Joan was a very smart businesswoman.

Although she was ranked as a world class fashion icon, Joan knew how to roll with the times and cater to her audience and customers. Her time (and win) on The Apprentice showed her eating shit on the regular to keep everyone’s feathers unruffled and her progress under everyone’s radar.

David Dangle has a tough line to walk in not straying too far from Joan’s vision but keep up with fashion’s vagaries and make sure the bucks keep rolling in.

2 minutes ago, BenchWarmer said:

It’s all about $$$. 

Joan was a very smart businesswoman.

Although she was ranked as a world class fashion icon, Joan knew how to roll with the times and cater to her audience and customers. Her time (and win) on The Apprentice showed her eating shit on the regular to keep everyone’s feathers unruffled and her progress under everyone’s radar.

David Dangle has a tough line to walk in not straying too far from Joan’s vision but keep up with fashion’s vagaries, making sure the bucks keep rolling in.

 

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19 minutes ago, hummingbird said:

this, 

and think about how much has changed in fashion and retail since she died 

So DD is doing what he needs to do,  if he insisted on doing the knock off suits,(which was great when Joan was here)  the line would be last years news

True.

Joan was all about classic simplicity and tasteful iconic brands.

Black columns topped with drop-dead jackets. Tweeds. Twills. Money.

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Caro continues to play the fool with Nutsy, and the fact that viewers egg her on to continue to do it confounds me. Some woman is sending her US flags for Nutsy to play with.  I bet they send her lots of crap for that stuffed yutz. I had to turn off the Q because she’s constantly talking in her squirrel voice.  And of course, she looks like a schlubb, but thinks she looks like Christie Brinkley. 

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15 hours ago, BenchWarmer said:

I see why Blue Jean Chef Meredith, beat feet out of that joint. How can a classically trained chef compete with crap?

I wonder what's going on with that line of kitchen stuff that was supposed to make it's way to the Q which got postponed last year.

14 hours ago, From Where I Sit said:

On the weekend, someone mentioned the HD tv changes and Mary Beth’s teeth (and many others). I reached back in photos to compare. Just to see if I could see a difference.

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I have a thing for older game shows so I like to livestream the Buzzr channel a lot. The shows they're airing now are from the 70's and 80's which makes it easier to remember what it was like before extremely whitened teeth became so normalized. I've even caught myself looking at some of the contestants along with celebs' thinking how their not blinding white normal looking teeth look kind of dingy. Then I have to remind myself of what peoples teeth looked like before teeth whitening became commonplace and the methods to do so became so readily available.

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5 minutes ago, Jaded said:

I wonder what's going on with that line of kitchen stuff that was supposed to make it's way to the Q which got postponed last year.

Meredith appeared a few times on a Sunday selling her new line, I want to say it was in March; it was supposed to be in late January but was delayed due to shipping issues.  Not a TSV.  I don't think she's been back on since.

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First "review" for David's book:

I didn't receive the email for the Facebook group yet, but I'm sure the book is terrific. (2 stars)

OMG!!!

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1 hour ago, KLovestoShop said:

Caro continues to play the fool with Nutsy, and the fact that viewers egg her on to continue to do it confounds me. Some woman is sending her US flags for Nutsy to play with.  I bet they send her lots of crap for that stuffed yutz. I had to turn off the Q because she’s constantly talking in her squirrel voice.  And of course, she looks like a schlubb, but thinks she looks like Christie Brinkley. 

I laughed out loud at "that stuffed yutz"! What a great way to describe Nutsy. I think we should rename him Yutzy.

1 hour ago, letusprocrastinate said:

Meredith appeared a few times on a Sunday selling her new line, I want to say it was in March; it was supposed to be in late January but was delayed due to shipping issues.  Not a TSV.  I don't think she's been back on since.

She's been on again at least once since the March debut.

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2 hours ago, KLovestoShop said:

I had to turn off the Q because she’s constantly talking in her squirrel voice.  And of course, she looks like a schlubb, but thinks she looks like Christie Brinkley. 

Caro has a highly over-developed concept of self-confidence. (😅If there is such a thing.)  When she preens and prances, she’s almost convincing.

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