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Everybody's Playing The Game, But Nobody's Rules Are The Same On Great British Bake Off

Whose side are you on for Biscuit Week?

Listen along with the Two Spotted Dicks podcast on Biscuit Week, as you remember that seemingly simple challenges aren't so simple after all, thanks to time, ambition, and...folding?

We like the new hosts just fine, but did Mel and Sue ever crowd the contestants this much? The woman is trying to bake, give her some elbow room, Sandi!

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Sandwich cookies are hard, but most of the bakers do an excellent job.

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Speaking of hard, you know only straight men were on last week's podcast, because no one took time to objectify this guy's Scottish accent.

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Maybe a Titanic-inspired biscuit wasn't the best idea? What did they teach us about rushing?

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A bit literal, but cute!

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Impractical cream!

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These failed the brief but Adam still would.

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For all the fuss about Stacey's edible glitter...this just looks like sugar to us? Gorgeous sugar, but we're not seeing the sparkle.

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A model of decorum...

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...and tranquility.

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When someone else brags loudly about how great the technical is going for them.

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When you know you biffed the technical and another baker is supportive but also kind of creepy.

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When you've never seen a fortune cookie before.

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(For those wondering where fortune cookies come from anyway)

When the judges try your cookies even though they can tell by looking that the batter is raw.

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Okay, I see now why they were afraid to get sued for saying "Jumanji."

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But it has monkeys! With hats!

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Didn't already find Operation terrifying? Here ya go!

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This is knocked for being too simple, but it almost looks real!

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Something something Brexit.

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Using the box (which is also decorated on the outside) seems like a really clever way to keep everything together, and doesn't cost James any points.

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We're at that early point in any reality competition show where the highs are high, the lows are low, and there are still so many people in the middle. This is fine?

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Fine.

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No complaints.

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Very competent.

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Fine!

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One night in Bangkok makes the cookie crumble. (Why do some bakes get the food porn shot with the caption and some get...this?)

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