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Old August 9 2012, 10:19 PM   #196
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TIL...that Amazon thinks some really weird things about me (like everyone else). After shopping last night for pearls, for a friend's birthday, I found this under "Recommendations" this morning:


I keep hearing the "One of These Things is Not Like The Other" song in my head. How does a double-bladed Bear Gryllis pocket knife fit in with a cheap strand of pearls? You can't kill a grizzly with a cheap pearl necklace, although I suppose you might offend his sense of fashion.
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Old August 9 2012, 10:23 PM   #197
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How does a double-bladed Bear Gryllis pocket knife fit in with a cheap strand of pearls?
Used for stealing them by cutting them off other people's necks without them realising.
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Old August 9 2012, 10:48 PM   #198
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TIL that no matter how polite and nice you are to some kids they'll still be inconsiderate little jerks.
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Old August 9 2012, 11:31 PM   #199
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^That's not just kids...
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Old August 9 2012, 11:42 PM   #200
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Today I learned of the kindness and patience of people I had never met before.
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Old August 10 2012, 12:41 AM   #201
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I know EXACTLY what she said, and yes, it IS wonderful--but not as wonderful as a showerhead with a
"massage setting."


*cough*
*smirk* I know, right? Someday, when I have decent money coming in again, I'm getting one of those...
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Old August 10 2012, 01:11 AM   #202
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^That's not just kids...
I heard that.

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Old August 10 2012, 02:01 AM   #203
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^Not you, darling! I was thinking of other inconsiderate jerks!
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Old August 10 2012, 02:06 AM   #204
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^Not you, darling! I was thinking of other inconsiderate jerks!
Oh, no...no, no, no... I'm so sorry!


I know you didn't mean me! I meant "I heard that" as in "I heard that...I totally agree. Adults can be such huge jerks, too!"

I'm sorry I didn't make the context of my reply clearer. No, I knew what you meant. You're cool! (*Blows kiss*)
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Old August 10 2012, 02:14 AM   #205
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^ Goddamn message boards. It seems lately I am either misinterpreting everything I read here or someone else is misinterpreting everything I write!
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Old August 10 2012, 02:16 AM   #206
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Don't worry, my dear. And I've been there before...trust me. After eleven years on these boards I've been misinterpreted more often than I care to recall.

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Old August 10 2012, 03:54 AM   #207
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^Not you, darling! I was thinking of other inconsiderate jerks!
Oh, no...no, no, no... I'm so sorry!


I know you didn't mean me! I meant "I heard that" as in "I heard that...I totally agree. Adults can be such huge jerks, too!"

I'm sorry I didn't make the context of my reply clearer. No, I knew what you meant. You're cool! (*Blows kiss*)
I knew what you meant, but I pictured a sassy black lady saying it.
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Old August 10 2012, 04:02 AM   #208
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^Not you, darling! I was thinking of other inconsiderate jerks!
Oh, no...no, no, no... I'm so sorry!


I know you didn't mean me! I meant "I heard that" as in "I heard that...I totally agree. Adults can be such huge jerks, too!"

I'm sorry I didn't make the context of my reply clearer. No, I knew what you meant. You're cool! (*Blows kiss*)
I knew what you meant, but I pictured a sassy black lady saying it.
Don't make me go all Madea on your ass, honey child.

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Old August 10 2012, 07:36 PM   #209
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TIL... that the "incredible edible egg" is widely misunderstood. The general idea I see presented most of the time is that the yolk is not good for you due to all the cholesterol within it and that the egg white is best.

Well, it's really the opposite. There is good cholesterol and "conditional" cholesterol. There's no "bad" cholesterol, only TOO MUCH OF IT makes it bad. And the yolk contains a lot of other nutrition too. It's best to have an egg under cooked rather than over cooked. With hard boiled eggs, it's not as nutritious if completely cooked through, but it's still good to eat. Chickens from low stress environments tend to have a closer ratio of Omega 6's and 3's, whereas massive caged hen production results in much more Omega 6 to 3, which isn't desirable. You can find out more on the Cholesterol and Health website.

For myself, I prefer to have eggs over easy if I'm cooking them in a pan. If boiled, I prefer soft to medium, where the yolk is just starting to firm up, still gooey. It still has its orange color. If it becomes bright pale yellow, it is cooked too much. The flavor tells all.

Anyway... just a little tidbit for any of you out there who has cut back on eggs due to fear of cholesterol.
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Old August 10 2012, 07:37 PM   #210
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It's best to have an egg under cooked
Unless you want salmonella.
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