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Old May 24 2013, 01:18 AM   #121
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Re: First World Problems

Why, yes, there is. Cheetle.

I believe it originated from the first book of Sniglets, back in the early 80s.
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Old May 24 2013, 01:19 AM   #122
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Sniglets...that takes me back...
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Old May 24 2013, 01:46 AM   #123
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I can't get the Cheetle--the Cheetos residue--out from under my fingernails.
must-not-make-cheeto-dust-printed-pinkie-pie-joke
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Old May 24 2013, 02:43 AM   #124
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My dogs use the cats' litter boxes as an all-you-can-eat buffet.
Glad to know it's not just my dog!
And all this time I thought dogs only ate their own poop.

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. . . I don't like just any sandwich with sprouts. They have all sorts of hippie nonsense like that here in California. There's actually a grocery store called "Sprouts" down the street from me. But that sandwich was delicious, really! You'll have to trust me on this.
I don't mind alfalfa sprouts as a garnish on a meat or cheese sandwich. But just sprouts? That's for rabbits.
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Old May 24 2013, 05:19 AM   #125
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Alfalfa are the more boring sprouts IMO. Everything else is bigger, crunchier, tastier.
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Old May 24 2013, 06:44 AM   #126
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scotpens wrote: View Post
B.J. wrote: View Post
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My dogs use the cats' litter boxes as an all-you-can-eat buffet.
Glad to know it's not just my dog!
And all this time I thought dogs only ate their own poop.

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. . . I don't like just any sandwich with sprouts. They have all sorts of hippie nonsense like that here in California. There's actually a grocery store called "Sprouts" down the street from me. But that sandwich was delicious, really! You'll have to trust me on this.
I don't mind alfalfa sprouts as a garnish on a meat or cheese sandwich. But just sprouts? That's for rabbits.
It's not just sprouts, it was sprouts on a turkey sandwich and you could get other things on it as well (like cheese and other toppings).



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Alfalfa are the more boring sprouts IMO. Everything else is bigger, crunchier, tastier.
Have you ever had mung bean sprouts? I don't know if it's an Indian thing because I only see them in Indian stores here, but they can be delicious. I like them with chopped up onions and tomatoes with some lemon juice. They're just a pain with the germinating part and all.
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Old May 24 2013, 06:53 AM   #127
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Kestra wrote: View Post
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B.J. wrote: View Post
Glad to know it's not just my dog!
And all this time I thought dogs only ate their own poop.


I don't mind alfalfa sprouts as a garnish on a meat or cheese sandwich. But just sprouts? That's for rabbits.
It's not just sprouts, it was sprouts on a turkey sandwich and you could get other things on it as well (like cheese and other toppings).



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Alfalfa are the more boring sprouts IMO. Everything else is bigger, crunchier, tastier.
Have you ever had mung bean sprouts? I don't know if it's an Indian thing because I only see them in Indian stores here, but they can be delicious. I like them with chopped up onions and tomatoes with some lemon juice. They're just a pain with the germinating part and all.
They have them in Korea, often used in soups, I never thought of having them in sandwiches, though. This warrants experimentation.
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Old May 24 2013, 07:09 AM   #128
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Oh the mung bean sprouts are separate from the sprouts in the sandwich. It just made me think of them. But yeah, could be good!
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Old May 24 2013, 07:09 AM   #129
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I love sprouts on sandwiches, along with other things, like deli meat, cheese, lettuce, mustard. I also like a little Italian salad dressing in there, too.

First World Problem: Too much salad dressing on a sandwich makes the bread soggy!
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Old May 24 2013, 07:10 AM   #130
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Pingfah is going to be so mad when he sees what I've done to this thread.
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Old May 24 2013, 07:32 AM   #131
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Kestra wrote: View Post
scotpens wrote: View Post
B.J. wrote: View Post
Glad to know it's not just my dog!
And all this time I thought dogs only ate their own poop.


I don't mind alfalfa sprouts as a garnish on a meat or cheese sandwich. But just sprouts? That's for rabbits.
It's not just sprouts, it was sprouts on a turkey sandwich and you could get other things on it as well (like cheese and other toppings).



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Alfalfa are the more boring sprouts IMO. Everything else is bigger, crunchier, tastier.
Have you ever had mung bean sprouts? I don't know if it's an Indian thing because I only see them in Indian stores here, but they can be delicious. I like them with chopped up onions and tomatoes with some lemon juice. They're just a pain with the germinating part and all.
Yeah that's what I mean, mung bean and everything else are tastier imo than alfalfa. You can buy them everywhere here and asian stores have HUGE bins of them.

That sandwich would look better with out the fake pressed turkey meat
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Old May 24 2013, 09:22 AM   #132
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This is a living nightmare.
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Old May 24 2013, 01:10 PM   #133
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My clothes weren't drying because the vent was clogged with lint. Why doesn't the lint go into the lint trap? Grrr.
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Old May 24 2013, 02:00 PM   #134
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I hate when pelican crossings take too long to change. You press the button and it's supposed to change the lights to amber then red so you can cross the street. But you wait and you wait and you wait, until finally, about 10 minutes later, they change.

Why does it wait? To let some more traffic through? Why? There's always going to be traffic, it makes no difference to the traffic whether it stops now or in 10 minutes. So why make us wait? It makes no sense and just inconveniences pedestrians for no reason.

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Old May 24 2013, 02:27 PM   #135
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I hate when pelican crossings take too long to change. You press the button and it's supposed to change the lights to amber then red so you can cross the street. But you wait and you wait and you wait, until finally, about 10 minutes later, they change.

Why does it wait? To let some more traffic through? Why? There's always going to be traffic, it makes no difference to the traffic whether it stops now or in 10 minutes. So why make us wait? It makes no sense and just inconveniences pedestrians for no reason.
Because if it is a busy crossing with people crossing all the time, and the lights change as soon as you press it, the lights will be almost permanently on red for the traffic.
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