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The All-Purpose Getting-To-Know-BBers Questions Thread
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Oops the front fell off my post ahdn_george_06

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These are called otter pops. Correct?

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Correct.

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Getbackintheussr said
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Depends on where you are. Otter Pops is an American brand, not sold in the UK (and many other places I should imagine). Here they are, generally, ice-pops.

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Theyre called Zooper Doopers here, because that's what the brand is called.

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Mr Freeze’s round these here parts but that might be just in my town.

 

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Yeah, "Mr. Freeze" is the leading brand of ice pop in Canada, as well. They're generally referred to as "freezies" here.

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As an American, i just call them popsicles or freeze pops. I didn't even know they were called otter pops until i read the post because the box just says Fla-Vor-Ice.

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We call them fruity snow sticks, or icy flavor wands.

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Dark Overlord said
As an American, i just call them popsicles or freeze pops. I didn't even know they were called otter pops until i read the post because the box just says Fla-Vor-Ice.

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To me, a popsicle has to have a stick. If there’s no stick, it’s not a popsicle.

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Frozen yoghurts are my favourite. 

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Do you type with your thumbs or your forefinger?

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Forefinger 99% of the time for phone, I roughly touch-type on computer.

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On mobile, two thumbs -- I've gotten alarmingly efficient. a-hard-days-night-paul-7 On computer, I type with all my fingers -- also quite efficiently.

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Beatlebug said
On mobile, two thumbs -- I've gotten alarmingly efficient. a-hard-days-night-paul-7 On computer, I type with all my fingers -- also quite efficiently.

  

This, except sub "competent enough, but far from speedy" for "alarmingly efficient". 

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Forefinger, right hand, on the complicated stuff. Forefinger, left hand, will be deployed when needed for 'Shift', etc.

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Lol, I meant on a phone. I was tired when I typed that, sorry, should have specified.

I’m a thumb typer. On a computer, I do a very fast version of the hunt and peck that is only a wee bit slower than normal typing.

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Exactly the same on my phone, @50yearslate, only more angry and struggling. AG can confirm how I stab away at that annoying fecking barsteward screen in frustration with my right forefinger, while fumbling with the addition of my left forefinger when a second touch on the touch screen is needed. Fecking hate phone touch screens. Fecking most pigging stupid great leap forwards for those with clumsy fingers. And I got clumsy fingers.

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They should invent keyboards that you can plug into your phone.

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