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Re: What's Grinding Your Gears Today?

Postby landrew » Sat Jul 28, 2018 7:53 pm

Starch converts to sugar in the body. Highly processed starch, such as white flour converts more rapidly than whole-grains. I can't imagine a cup of sugar being healthier than a potato.
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Re: What's Grinding Your Gears Today?

Postby TJrandom » Sat Jul 28, 2018 7:54 pm

Potatoes are low in calories — a medium-sized baked potato contains only about 110 calories. They are a good source of vitamins C and B6, manganese, phosphorus, niacin and pantothenic acid.


But hey... What is with this repetitive `x food` is not healthy and should be eliminated in favor of y`? Soft drinks, honey, sugar, rice, potatoes - what is next - sugar coated donuts? :roll:

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Re: What's Grinding Your Gears Today?

Postby bobbo_the_Pragmatist » Sat Jul 28, 2018 8:03 pm

Whats with?...………..MM is applying his obvious expertise in the matter to demonstrate how easily it is to become irrelevant. NO ONE should suggest a potato is equivalent or worse than a cup of sugar.

Common Sense...…….or a basic rather than esoteric understanding of basic facts. It applies to humor as well, as in understanding but not dealing with: what poison can mean in any conversation: stay away from not: its going to kill us all, although I've seen that phrase overused as well...……………..((sarc/off))
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Re: What's Grinding Your Gears Today?

Postby TJrandom » Tue Jul 31, 2018 11:11 am

Nibbled on by a leach today, finding it after about 20 minutes - which was some 6 hours ago, and I am still oozing blood.

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Postby JO 753 » Tue Jul 31, 2018 12:49 pm

They inject an anticoagulant.
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Re: What's Grinding Your Gears Today?

Postby scrmbldggs » Tue Jul 31, 2018 1:03 pm

Musta been something TJ ate. :-P
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Re: What's Grinding Your Gears Today?

Postby TJrandom » Tue Jul 31, 2018 1:10 pm

It was a`trying to eat ME! I got it though - and sliced and diced it - bloody well, I did.

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Re: What's Grinding Your Gears Today?

Postby scrmbldggs » Tue Jul 31, 2018 1:13 pm

Well that explains the prolonged leaking - now you have its ghost nibbling on you. :roll:
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Postby JO 753 » Tue Jul 31, 2018 1:29 pm

That leadz me to an interesting kwestion!

If a vampire bites a leech, wut duz the leech turn into?
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Re: What's Grinding Your Gears Today?

Postby scrmbldggs » Tue Jul 31, 2018 1:32 pm

Dunno. :pardon: But if a leech bites a Vampire, it turns into a prune.
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Postby Major Malfunction » Tue Jul 31, 2018 1:51 pm

One time I was camping, and I was having a kangaroo (that's squatting in the bush, rhymes with poo), when I noticed a leach stretching up with all its might to try to latch onto my dangly bits.

That could've ended badly.
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Postby scrmbldggs » Tue Jul 31, 2018 2:36 pm

There's a joke in there involving inches into which I will not get. :-P
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Re: What's Grinding Your Gears Today?

Postby Gawdzilla Sama » Tue Jul 31, 2018 3:25 pm

scrmbldggs wrote:There's a joke in there involving inches into which I will not get. :-P

He's seen "The African Queen" too many times.
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Postby Major Malfunction » Tue Jul 31, 2018 4:15 pm

I thought she was talking about measuring the marigolds.
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Re: What's Grinding Your Gears Today?

Postby landrew » Tue Jul 31, 2018 5:39 pm

Major Malfunction wrote:I thought she was talking about measuring the marigolds.

If they had done more of those on science and logic, we wouldn't have so many idiots promoting the fake moon landing conspiracies.
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Postby Major Malfunction » Tue Jul 31, 2018 6:07 pm

landrew wrote:
Major Malfunction wrote:I thought she was talking about measuring the marigolds.

If they had done more of those on science and logic, we wouldn't have so many idiots promoting the fake moon landing conspiracies.

And then TJ leaps into the scene in samurai armour, and chops them into little bits with his katana.
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Re: What's Grinding Your Gears Today?

Postby landrew » Tue Jul 31, 2018 6:26 pm

Major Malfunction wrote:
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Major Malfunction wrote:I thought she was talking about measuring the marigolds.

If they had done more of those on science and logic, we wouldn't have so many idiots promoting the fake moon landing conspiracies.

And then TJ leaps into the scene in samurai armour, and chops them into little bits with his katana.

It beats looking into the science behind it and being disappointed.
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Re: What's Grinding Your Gears Today?

Postby Major Malfunction » Tue Jul 31, 2018 7:03 pm

I think it's a reasonable response if a leech tries to bite your dick.
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Postby TJrandom » Wed Aug 01, 2018 4:18 am

JO 753 wrote:That leadz me to an interesting kwestion!

If a vampire bites a leech, wut duz the leech turn into?


Easy peasy... Trump!

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Postby bobbo_the_Pragmatist » Wed Aug 01, 2018 7:20 am

I'll Quibble. Trump has long been a leech. biting a vampire made him Presnedent.
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Re: What's Grinding Your Gears Today?

Postby Wordbird » Thu Aug 02, 2018 3:41 am

I had to waste food. I NEVER waste food.

I was filling in for someone far down the ladder in my job, as a favour to her manager, and a customer came in asking where she was and wanting to give her a sandwich.

I agreed that in addition to working her shift for her, I would gladly also eat her lunch for her.

I had no idea this girl was a vegetarian. After the wave of customers died down I bit into the sandwich I thought was a hamburger.

YUCK! Boca patty!

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Re: What's Grinding Your Gears Today?

Postby Gawdzilla Sama » Thu Aug 02, 2018 10:07 am

Faux people eat faux meat.
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Postby Austin Harper » Thu Aug 02, 2018 12:55 pm

I don't mind vegetarian meals, but I hate vegetarian "substitutes" for meat products. I sometimes order a veggie burger or black bean burger on purpose if that's the flavor I want but soy "meat" is absolutely disgusting. Bill Oakley has a good review of the Impossible Burger here.
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Re: What's Grinding Your Gears Today?

Postby scrmbldggs » Thu Aug 02, 2018 1:05 pm

Are ya sure the lady is a vegetarian, Wordbird? :-P
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Postby JO 753 » Thu Aug 02, 2018 1:34 pm

Wordbird wrote:After the wave of customers died down...


You work in sum sorta uthenization sentr?
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Re: What's Grinding Your Gears Today?

Postby scrmbldggs » Thu Aug 02, 2018 2:32 pm

:lol:
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Re: What's Grinding Your Gears Today?

Postby landrew » Thu Aug 02, 2018 2:40 pm

I'm highly skeptical, and I've never met a meat substitute that I liked. When your expectations are set on a veggie burger, it's not too bad. The one based on portobello mushrooms isn't bad.
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Postby bobbo_the_Pragmatist » Thu Aug 02, 2018 5:26 pm

Ever have meat that you did not like?

Assuming so…….whats your point?
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Re: What's Grinding Your Gears Today?

Postby Wordbird » Fri Aug 03, 2018 2:14 am

Gawdzilla Sama wrote:Faux people eat faux meat.


You are what you eat, they say.

Well, I'm made of meat.

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Re: What's Grinding Your Gears Today?

Postby landrew » Fri Aug 03, 2018 3:01 am

I'm saying that expectations are what determine satisfaction. Everybody tells you that a movie is really great, but when you see it, it doesn't seem like such a big deal, because your expectations were set very high. If you go around promising more than you can deliver, everyone is dissatisfied with you. When someone promises that a burger tastes like meat, it almost always falls short, but when you anticipate a veggie burger, it tastes fine.

Scotty figured it out long ago. When Captain Kirk asked how long it would take to get the engines running, he always quadrupled the time, so when Kirk said "you have 2 hours," he always managed to look like a miracle worker.
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Re: What's Grinding Your Gears Today?

Postby landrew » Fri Aug 03, 2018 3:03 am

My dad always said that eating white bread would kill you, and sure enough, everyone he knew who ate it are now dead.
He'd have been 90 by now.
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Re: What's Grinding Your Gears Today?

Postby landrew » Fri Aug 03, 2018 3:47 am

Wordbird wrote:
Gawdzilla Sama wrote:Faux people eat faux meat.


You are what you eat, they say.

Well, I'm made of meat.

The skin is the best part of the chicken.
Why is that?
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Postby TJrandom » Fri Aug 03, 2018 6:08 am

What? You don`t like neked chicken?

I don`t eat the skin, but then I usually don`t eat chicken anyway.

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Postby Poodle » Fri Aug 03, 2018 8:22 am

landrew wrote:
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Gawdzilla Sama wrote:Faux people eat faux meat.


You are what you eat, they say.

Well, I'm made of meat.

The skin is the best part of the chicken.
Why is that?

Only if it's crispy. Flaccid chicken skin is disgusting. If geneticists were any good, they'd have developed the skinless hen by now.

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Postby bobbo_the_Pragmatist » Fri Aug 03, 2018 10:07 am

without skin....whats to keep the insides in place? I don't eat the skin, crispy or otherwise. Prefer thigh meat or the tenders. Drumstick is good too. The breast is tasteless and just a source of protein.
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Postby Poodle » Fri Aug 03, 2018 11:33 am

The entire reason for the existence of chicken breast, bobbo, is so that you can smother it in sauce. It says so, I think, in Genesis - Day 8.

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Postby bobbo_the_Pragmatist » Fri Aug 03, 2018 11:35 am

I agree....I almost said that. Call it free range tofu?......aka: I do like it cut thin and pounded and fried in bacon fat. Makes a great sammich.

I'll bet you agree and know why...…...
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Poodle wrote:The entire reason for the existence of chicken breast, bobbo, is so that you can smother it in sauce. It says so, I think, in Genesis - Day 8.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Goldfish_Bowl
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Re: What's Grinding Your Gears Today?

Postby scrmbldggs » Fri Aug 03, 2018 1:58 pm

landrew wrote:
Wordbird wrote:
Gawdzilla Sama wrote:Faux people eat faux meat.


You are what you eat, they say.

Well, I'm made of meat.

The skin is the best part of the chicken.
Why is that?

The fat. It carries the flavor. That's why dry chicken boobs are less appealing.
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Re: What's Grinding Your Gears Today?

Postby landrew » Fri Aug 03, 2018 3:31 pm

scrmbldggs wrote:
landrew wrote:
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Gawdzilla Sama wrote:Faux people eat faux meat.


You are what you eat, they say.

Well, I'm made of meat.

The skin is the best part of the chicken.
Why is that?

The fat. It carries the flavor. That's why dry chicken boobs are less appealing.

I used to get in trouble ordering fried chicken when I was a younger guy, asking what the breasts and thighs were like.
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