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chalk board strips from AliExpress for £3.71

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Chalk board strips for those with kids. Nice and cheap and good reviews Read More
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Had it ever occurred to you that, because it's a global vendor - that just might be what they call them???? I've got a 3 year old and no o e has EVER not sang baa baaa black sheep
7 Likes
They're really blackboard strips though aren't they
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BritishDragon
They're really blackboard strips though aren't they


Yeah I really don't get some of the changes. You can't say blackboard and apparently baa baa black sheep is now rainbow sheep. You actually get black sheep, I don't understand...
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praevalens
Yeah I really don't get some of the changes. You can't say blackboard and apparently baa baa black sheep is now rainbow sheep. You actually get black sheep, I don't understand...

http://i.imgur.com/EHUQP37.jpg
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billy75
dorothyhoggarth
less than £2 in Amazon
Link please
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7 Likes #1
They're really blackboard strips though aren't they
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BritishDragon
They're really blackboard strips though aren't they


Yeah I really don't get some of the changes. You can't say blackboard and apparently baa baa black sheep is now rainbow sheep. You actually get black sheep, I don't understand...
2 Likes #3
I don't have kids, am I allowed to buy them ?
4 Likes #4
Whiteboard is still called whiteboard?
1 Like #5
BritishDragon
They're really blackboard strips though aren't they


Apparently so. I haven't bought them but at the price you can't go wrong
#6
praevalens
BritishDragon
They're really blackboard strips though aren't they
Yeah I really don't get some of the changes. You can't say blackboard and apparently baa baa black sheep is now rainbow sheep. You actually get black sheep, I don't understand...
No they are **** blackboards because they are painted black with black paint.
6 Likes #7
praevalens
Yeah I really don't get some of the changes. You can't say blackboard and apparently baa baa black sheep is now rainbow sheep. You actually get black sheep, I don't understand...

http://i.imgur.com/EHUQP37.jpg
#8
Check your local poundshops for these
4 Likes #9
Snow white and the seven vertically challenged people...

Edited By: Babbler on Feb 25, 2017 19:37
8 Likes #10
Had it ever occurred to you that, because it's a global vendor - that just might be what they call them???? I've got a 3 year old and no o e has EVER not sang baa baaa black sheep
4 Likes #11
EF17
Had it ever occurred to you that, because it's a global vendor - that just might be what they call them???? I've got a 3 year old and no o e has EVER not sang baa baaa black sheep


Nah, unfortunately they say "chalkboard" in my kids school too. I actually had a debate with the headmistress about it.

See the use of the term "black spot" for a place where there are plenty of accidents is potentially offensive, but calling something black that actually is black, or white when it is white, is not offensive, it's just flipping descriptive!

Not that there's many blackboards or whiteboards left, they're mostly smart boards.

Anyway, these are ace for the price, just grabbed a couple. Heat!
#12
Thanks OP.
#13
less than £2 in Amazon
#14
dorothyhoggarth
less than £2 in Amazon


Link please
#15
bradevosprint
praevalens
BritishDragon
They're really blackboard strips though aren't they


Yeah I really don't get some of the changes. You can't say blackboard and apparently baa baa black sheep is now rainbow sheep. You actually get black sheep, I don't understand...


i thought now it went baa baa ethnically challenged sheep have you any wool


are you suggesting that being black makes you ethnically challenged?
#16
EF17
Had it ever occurred to you that, because it's a global vendor - that just might be what they call them???? I've got a 3 year old and no o e has EVER not sang baa baaa black sheep


I have a five year old and this little piggy no longer has roast beef...he now has roast leeks for fear of offending vegetarians. The black sheep thing has been stopped in a lot of schools for whatever reason. Personally thinks it's utterly ridiculous but it's happening
#17
charles.w
I don't have kids, am I allowed to buy them ?



Are you out of your mind? Do you know what would happen to our planet? You might aswell just say, should I end all life on Earth?!
#18
I'm thinking of posting a cracking deal on straight bananas. Discuss.
#19
EF17
Had it ever occurred to you that, because it's a global vendor - that just might be what they call them???? I've got a 3 year old and no o e has EVER not sang baa baaa black sheep
There are people surrounding your child singing baa baa black sheep 24/7? I think this is a case for social services
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billy75
dorothyhoggarth
less than £2 in Amazon
Link please
www.amazon.co.uk
1 Like #21
dezontk
billy75
dorothyhoggarth
less than £2 in Amazon
Link please
www.amazon.co.uk


I looked on Amazon but couldn't find any for £2
#22
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I bought one of these about a year ago. As they are quite big, they are hard to align perfectly and it is difficult to realign. But worst of all is the chalk dust. All that dust goes somewhere - typically all over the floor and surrounding walls. If you really want something like this, I'd go for a whiteboard with markers rather than a chalkboard.
#25
dorothyhoggarth
less than £2 in Amazon

+ 99p postage
1 Like #26
Just to remind people that I have purchased many small items from AliExpress. The Chinese equivalent of EBAY, simply massive in size. Always had good service, always tick the free delivery box to only show the free delivery items.

Two points to check:
Make sure any electrical items have UK plug, although a two to three pin adaptor is cheap enough. Check voltage, only USA voltage is different, but still check. If in doubt use the message service to vendor.

The biggest risk is items over £15 in value can in theory attract UK Customs duty. This has never been a problem for me, but I have never bought anything over £40 in value. I would not risk a smartphone. Split any order that might go over. No problem with sending lots of small items, all postage free. One oddity I found that four items were more expensive than two orders of two items. Probably just a glitch, but still check. No problem with paying by credit guard, site security is very good, and site translation, currency choice is amazing.
1 Like #27
Be careful!!!!! If you order more than one the shipping comes up as $155 dollars. Don't order when drunk, you might get a nasty Paypal bill!!!
banned 6 Likes #28
praevalens
BritishDragon
They're really blackboard strips though aren't they
Yeah I really don't get some of the changes. You can't say blackboard and apparently baa baa black sheep is now rainbow sheep. You actually get black sheep, I don't understand...
Except that's not true.

Linky:
They actually sing Baa Baa Rainbow Sheep, Baa Baa Black Sheep, and lots of other things - linky link

It's a made up story.

Built off the back of a nursery school using an old nursery rhyme to encourage kids creatively to add in their own ideas and words.

It's political correctness not gone mad....


Edited By: Byron78 on Feb 26, 2017 09:50
5 Likes #29
Byron78
praevalens
BritishDragon
They're really blackboard strips though aren't they
Yeah I really don't get some of the changes. You can't say blackboard and apparently baa baa black sheep is now rainbow sheep. You actually get black sheep, I don't understand...
Except that's not true.
Linky:They actually sing Baa Baa Rainbow Sheep, Baa Baa Black Sheep, and lots of other things - linky link
It's a made up story.
Built off the back of a nursery school using an old nursery rhyme to encourage kids creatively to add in their own ideas and words.
It's political correctness not gone mad....
Well said. Seems to me some people want to believe that "you're not allowed to say ba ba black sheep" or "you can't call it a snowman" or "you can't celebrate Christmas because it offends Muslims" when really all of those are blatantly not true. They just want something to be offended about, which is pretty ironic really.
#30
praevalens
BritishDragon
They're really blackboard strips though aren't they
Yeah I really don't get some of the changes. You can't say blackboard and apparently baa baa black sheep is now rainbow sheep. You actually get black sheep, I don't understand...

I used to deliver shopping for ASDA and was delivering to a nursery when I heard them singing Baa Baa Rainbow sheep and I said to them why are they saying Rainbow instead of Black and she said its so we don't sound racist. Like you said you can get a Black Sheep you can't get a Rainbow Sheep.

Edited By: blitzmmccv on Feb 26, 2017 11:09
#31
Byron78
praevalens
BritishDragon
They're really blackboard strips though aren't they
Yeah I really don't get some of the changes. You can't say blackboard and apparently baa baa black sheep is now rainbow sheep. You actually get black sheep, I don't understand...
Except that's not true.
Linky:They actually sing Baa Baa Rainbow Sheep, Baa Baa Black Sheep, and lots of other things - linky link
It's a made up story.
Built off the back of a nursery school using an old nursery rhyme to encourage kids creatively to add in their own ideas and words.
It's political correctness not gone mad....

At my nieces primary school they sing rainbow sheep.
#32
brooky
Byron78
praevalens
BritishDragon
They're really blackboard strips though aren't they
Yeah I really don't get some of the changes. You can't say blackboard and apparently baa baa black sheep is now rainbow sheep. You actually get black sheep, I don't understand...
Except that's not true.
Linky:They actually sing Baa Baa Rainbow Sheep, Baa Baa Black Sheep, and lots of other things - linky link
It's a made up story.
Built off the back of a nursery school using an old nursery rhyme to encourage kids creatively to add in their own ideas and words.
It's political correctness not gone mad....
Well said. Seems to me some people want to believe that "you're not allowed to say ba ba black sheep" or "you can't call it a snowman" or "you can't celebrate Christmas because it offends Muslims" when really all of those are blatantly not true. They just want something to be offended about, which is pretty ironic really.

I didn't say i was offended, i said i don't get it. As i said, it is sung at my nieces primary as rainbow sheep
#33
regcar
Just to remind people that I have purchased many small items from AliExpress. The Chinese equivalent of EBAY, simply massive in size. Always had good service, always tick the free delivery box to only show the free delivery items.
Two points to check:
Make sure any electrical items have UK plug, although a two to three pin adaptor is cheap enough. Check voltage, only USA voltage is different, but still check. If in doubt use the message service to vendor.
The biggest risk is items over £15 in value can in theory attract UK Customs duty. This has never been a problem for me, but I have never bought anything over £40 in value. I would not risk a smartphone. Split any order that might go over. No problem with sending lots of small items, all postage free. One oddity I found that four items were more expensive than two orders of two items. Probably just a glitch, but still check. No problem with paying by credit guard, site security is very good, and site translation, currency choice is amazing.
Would just like to second this - have bought loads of things from them with no problems whatsoever. A great way to save money on any little items you have the patience to wait 3-4 weeks for. The single biggest thing I ever ordered from them was a £60 soldering station, which luckily I wasn't asked to pay any duty on. Beyond that, I've bought things like game controllers, batteries, adapters, phone mounts and have even built my own drone with parts entirely sourced from here.
2 Likes #34
blitzmmccv
praevalens
BritishDragon
They're really blackboard strips though aren't they
Yeah I really don't get some of the changes. You can't say blackboard and apparently baa baa black sheep is now rainbow sheep. You actually get black sheep, I don't understand...

I used to deliver shopping for ASDA and was delivering to a nursery when I heard them singing Baa Baa Rainbow sheep and I said to them why are they saying Rainbow instead of Black and she said its so we don't sound racist. Like you said you can get a Black Sheep you can't get a Rainbow Sheep.


The kids are going to think you can actually get rainbow sheep and get upset when there are none in the field.
banned 4 Likes #35
DCFC79
blitzmmccv
praevalens
BritishDragon
They're really blackboard strips though aren't they
Yeah I really don't get some of the changes. You can't say blackboard and apparently baa baa black sheep is now rainbow sheep. You actually get black sheep, I don't understand...
I used to deliver shopping for ASDA and was delivering to a nursery when I heard them singing Baa Baa Rainbow sheep and I said to them why are they saying Rainbow instead of Black and she said its so we don't sound racist. Like you said you can get a Black Sheep you can't get a Rainbow Sheep.
The kids are going to think you can actually get rainbow sheep and get upset when there are none in the field.
Cows don't jump over moons.

Dishes don't run away with spoons.

And giant anthropomorphic eggs called Humpty don't really sit on walls to have great falls.

The kids, believe it or not, know this.

Trust me. Their little minds won't be blown by "rainbow sheep".


Edited By: Byron78 on Feb 26, 2017 13:53: Error
1 Like #36
Rainbow sheep doesn't even work. It has 2 syllables whereas black has 1. I hate the world
1 Like #37
Mmmmm nothing better than filling your child's' lungs with chalk dust.
1 Like #38
plus rainbow sheep = gay sheep?
#39
My kids nursery sings baa baa woolly sheep.. At Christmas it was "Christmas sheep, have you any presents". Though I have always said chalkboard/pen board.
2 Likes #40
charles.w
I don't have kids, am I allowed to buy them ?
Are you Madonna or Angelina?

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