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Pele
Pele

the henna lady
Location: WNY, USA
Member Since: 15th Dec 2000
Total posts: 6193
Posted:So I have portobello mushrooms in my fridge and turned and asked PWB, when a mushroom goes bad does it grow a fungus?

He just looked at me and laughed...alot.

And for some reason we do these things in my dance class too.
So, what silly, funny, weird thing that makes you go hmmmm have you got?
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Pele
Higher, higher burning fire...making music like a choir
"Oooh look! A pub!" -exclaimed after recovering from a stupid fall
"And for the decadence of art, nothing beats a roaring fire." -TMK

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flid

Carpal \'Tunnel
Location: Warwickshire
Member Since: 27th Aug 2002
Total posts: 3136
Posted:this thread?

*ducks*


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UCOF

Carpal \'Tunnel

Member Since: 17th Apr 2002
Total posts: 15414
Posted:Flid?

*drakes*

kiss


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Pasta of Muppets
Location: in the interwebs...
Member Since: 1st Sep 2004
Total posts: 2719
Posted:Jon's Jokes?

*mallards*


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NYC
NYC

NYC
Location: NYC, NY, USA
Member Since: 26th Aug 2001
Total posts: 9232
Posted:Where Pele goes between posts. And what makes her stick her head out and say Hi to us. wink

Well, shall we go?
Yes, let's go.
[They do not move.]

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coleman
coleman

big and good and broken
Location: lunn dunn, yoo kay
Member Since: 29th Aug 2002
Total posts: 7330
Posted:the word 'it' is a weird one.

lewis carroll pointed it out to me.

it goes something like:

Written by: lewis carroll, literary genius

`I beg your pardon!' said the Mouse, frowning, but very politely. `Did you speak?'

`Not I!' said the Lory, hastily.

`I thought you did,' said the Mouse. `I proceed. "Edwin and Morcar, the earls of Mercia and Northumbria, declared for him; and even Stigand, the patriotic archbishop of Canterbury, found it advisable --"

`Found what?' said the Duck.

`Found it,' the Mouse replied rather crossly: `of course you know what "it" means.'

`I know what "it" means well enough, when I find a thing,' said the Duck: `it's generally a frog, or a worm. The question is, what did the archbishop find?'

The Mouse did not notice this question, but hurriedly went on...





and then there's that thing about the jam...

Written by: mr charles dodgson

I'm sure I'll take you with pleasure!' the Queen said. `Twopence a week and jam every other day.'

Alice couldn't help laughing, as she said `I don't want you to hire me -- and I don't care for jam.'

`It's very good jam,' said the Queen.

`Well, I don't want any to-day, at any rate.'

`You couldn't have it if you did want it,' the Queen said. `The rule is, jam to-morrow and jam yesterday -- but never jam to-day.'

`It must come sometimes to "jam to-day",' Alice objected.

`No, it ca'n't, said the Queen. `It's jam every other day: to-day isn't any other day, you know.'

`I don't understand you,' said Alice. `It's dreadfully confusing!'

`That's the effect of living backwards,' the Queen said kindly...





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cole. x


"i see you at 'dis cafe.
i come to 'dis cafe quite a lot myself.
they do porridge."
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Prometheus
Prometheus

Diamond In The Rough
Location: Richmond, Virginia
Member Since: 30th Jun 2002
Total posts: 459
Posted:Scientifically speaking, mold can grow on other molds and fungii, but it still doesn't explain why we bother to refrigerate mushrooms, or bleu cheese...what's the worst that can happen, it gets moldier?

Dance like it hurts; Love like you need money; Work like someone is watching.

Never criticize someone until you've walked a mile in their shoes. That way, when you DO criticize them, you are a mile away, and you have their shoes.

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Pink...?
Pink...?

Mistress of Pink...Multicoloured
Location: Over There
Member Since: 6th Apr 2002
Total posts: 6140
Posted:I don't like putting blue cheese in the fridge.It tastes nicer when it's all squidgy and warm. As does Brie.

Never pick up a duck in a dungeon...

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nearly_all_gone
nearly_all_gone

Pooh-Bah
Location: Southampton
Member Since: 3rd Aug 2004
Total posts: 1626
Posted:I like putting mushrooms in the fridge. They taste beautiful raw and cold in a salad. Much nicer than room temperature, at least.

But then I guess they're pretty good cooked too. How indecisive of me.


What a wonderful miracle if only we could look through each other's eyes for an instant.
Thoreau

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Vixen
Vixen

Carpal \'Tunnel
Location: Oxfordshire/Wiltshire
Member Since: 10th Jan 2004
Total posts: 3276
Posted:The other day i was chattin to Minimaniac on our mobiles.... he started to complain he couldnt find something... so i asked what... and he said "my mobile" hehe xxx

tHeReS gOoD aNd EvIl iN EaCh InDiViDuAl fIrE, iDeNtIfIeS nEeDs AnD fEeDs OuR dEsIrEs.

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Doc Lightning
Doc Lightning

HOP Mad Doctor
Location: San Francisco, CA, USA
Member Since: 28th May 2001
Total posts: 13920
Posted:I once lost my glasses...

I found them. In front of my eyes.


-Mike )'(
Certified Mad Doctor and HoP High Priest of Nutella

"A buckuht 'n a hooze!" -Valura

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Masi
Masi

resident spelunker...cave bugs!!!!
Location: San Antonio, TX
Member Since: 21st Jan 2005
Total posts: 152
Posted:i once lost a book and tore up the entire house looking for it. everyone was asking me what it looked like and i kept saying it had a green spine. "well where do you usually keep it?" to which i replied "on my bookshelf, but i know it's not there or else i would have seen it"

"wait you mean 'this' green book?"

haha--was on my shelf the entire time


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grasshoppah
grasshoppah

HoP is teh suxor.
Location: Tampa, Florida
Member Since: 4th Nov 2003
Total posts: 425
Posted:my cat's breath smells like cat food.

Once in a while you get shown the light
in the strangest of places if you look at it right.

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Pele
Pele

the henna lady
Location: WNY, USA
Member Since: 15th Dec 2000
Total posts: 6193
Posted:I've looked for books before too, and when I was asked what it looked like all I could think to answer was "A book. Front cover, back cover, lots of pages in between."

It didn't help but it was the last place I looked for it.

I refridgerate bleu cheese because it is normally in a sauce wink

And NYC..it's random, much like me! wink

Why do you drive on a parkway and park on a driveway?

Why are packages on a ship called CARgo?


Pele
Higher, higher burning fire...making music like a choir
"Oooh look! A pub!" -exclaimed after recovering from a stupid fall
"And for the decadence of art, nothing beats a roaring fire." -TMK

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ISMELLSMOKE
ISMELLSMOKE

newbie
Location: Scotland
Member Since: 28th Jan 2005
Total posts: 13
Posted:Things that make me laugh include my friend and her boyfriend being all pretentious and buying things like olive bread and trout when they're both skint students (I'd explain in another thread but it'd just get me enraged and boring)

Things that actually make me go hmmm include reading different theories on evolution and strawberry bootlaces (those yummy sweeties!) ubblove


! Demanding the impossible !

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Xopher (aka Mr. Clean)
enthusiast
Location: Hoboken, New Jersey, USA
Member Since: 8th Jun 2004
Total posts: 456
Posted:Mushrooms degenerate and turn into black slime if you don't refrigerate them. That or they turn into shriveled little dry things, depending on the conditions and what kind of shroomies you're talking about.

The little dry things, btw, are perfect for mushroom soup. They're slightly fermented (not enough to cause a problem), which intensifies their flavor as does drying.

Throw away the black slime. Don't breathe near it if you can help.

Oddly enough, I don't care for raw mushrooms. Partly this is due to just not eating them for years and years, because I cooked for (among others) some people who were immunocompromised, and raw mushrooms are not safe for them. And once I found out how they grow I got the icks when I ate them raw.

I like to sautee them in butter with a little garlic. Maybe some scallions. Sometimes a touch of tamari if I'm feeling Asian that day (no, the butter doesn't go with that). Or sometimes I sautee them in olive oil with garlic and sage. Had some of those for lunch today. YUMMMM.

/Offtopic

Pele, if it wasn't in the last place you looked for it, wouldn't you feel foolish? "I found it, but I decided to look a few more places just to be sure."

Actually that's a Zen thing. The two major errors in studying Zen are 1) Seeking the donkey that you're riding upon, and 2) having realized that you're seeking the donkey that you're riding upon, failing to dismount and continue seeking it.


"If you didn't like something the first time, the cud won't be any good either." --Elsie the Cow, Ruminations

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ISMELLSMOKE
ISMELLSMOKE

newbie
Location: Scotland
Member Since: 28th Jan 2005
Total posts: 13
Posted:lolsign @ donkey

I love mushrooms in many forms, brilliant with garlic, lovely with cous cous, better with magic! wink


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Wild Child
Wild Child

Star Trekker
Location: Cheshire
Member Since: 2nd Sep 2004
Total posts: 1733
Posted:The Zen thing - oh yes, how many of us do that, in the little things and the big things in life.

Trippie asked me one night "How many eigths are there in an ounze?" Hmmmm... I wonder rolleyes


'The last rays of crimson on the spindle tree as the cerise fruit splits and reveals its orange seeds in a gloriously clashing colour scheme no-one would ever dare to wear'
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Trillian
Trillian

Llamas are larger than frogs.
Location: Cincinnati, Ohio
Member Since: 28th Feb 2004
Total posts: 319
Posted:why are there so many discussions about mushrooms on here?!

"I know a good deal more than a boiled carrot."
"Fire!" "Where?" "Nowhere, I was just illustrating the misuse of free speech."

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flid
flid

Carpal \'Tunnel
Location: Warwickshire
Member Since: 27th Aug 2002
Total posts: 3136
Posted:you've obviously never met any UK spinners!

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Pasta of Muppets
Location: in the interwebs...
Member Since: 1st Sep 2004
Total posts: 2719
Posted:In Summary: Mushrooms good....

My girlfriends colleague once asked me "you know the sky, does that go, like, all around the earth?"

Stupid fecking dance students...


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Faberg
veteran
Location: Dublin, Ireland
Member Since: 26th Aug 2003
Total posts: 1459
Posted:last xmas i was heading off on a snowboarding trip at about 4 in the morning. on my way out the door i realised i still had the tv remote control in my hand (been boozing with my neighbours all night, bad girl spank and hadn't been to bed) so i hurried back in to leave the remote inside

conversation with self went something like this:

"i'll just leave this here, it's an unlikely spot, i know, but i'm confuzzled and in a hurry"

(i'll add here that i'm a gemini by the way)

"no Lisa, don't put it there, you'll NEVER remember that you've put it there"

"of course i will, it's SUCH an unlikely spot, it'll be IMPOSSIBLE to forget i put it there"

needless to say i still haven't found it....

places i've searched are: presses, drawers, wardrobes, under & down the side of every piece of furniture i own, the fridge, freezer, oven, washer, dryer, the bin, the loo cistern......

VANISHED!!! into thin air......

ubblol

(if anyone can think of anywhere i may have overlooked, please, i'd love to hear it. still sooooo anxious to find out where the little f*cker went to..... ubbloco )


My mind not only wanders, it sometimes leaves completely smile

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Doc Lightning
Doc Lightning

HOP Mad Doctor
Location: San Francisco, CA, USA
Member Since: 28th May 2001
Total posts: 13920
Posted:I know this is an old one, but: if pro is the opposite of con, then what's the opposite of progress?

Why is it that they have braille on the *DRIVE-UP* ATM? (I get why they have it on the walk-up ones).

Why is it called a "bathroom" if it doesn't necessarily have a bath in it?

Did you hear about the guy who got pulled over by a cop who told him that it was a one-way street? He said, "But officer, I was only going one way!"

Is "disgruntled postal worker" a redundant phrase?

For that matter, if "disgruntled" means that you're unhappy, does "gruntled" mean that you're satisfied?

Why do stores offer "free gifts"? What, is this as opposed to a "not-free gift?

Lordy, it's not very pretty up in that brain of mine, is it?


-Mike )'(
Certified Mad Doctor and HoP High Priest of Nutella

"A buckuht 'n a hooze!" -Valura

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Xopher (aka Mr. Clean)
enthusiast
Location: Hoboken, New Jersey, USA
Member Since: 8th Jun 2004
Total posts: 456
Posted:Lighting: because they use the same ATM structure for both walk-up and drive-up ATMs, which makes them cheaper to make and maintain.

"Disgruntled" - I looked this up one time. This particular 'dis-' isn't a negative, but a habitual intensifier. "Gruntle" is just what it sounds like, a little grunt -- what we'd call a grumble. So a "disgruntled" employee is one who grumbles all the time (or is subject to periodic fits of grumbling).

I hate the phrase 'free gifts'. By rights they should be taken out and hung [HANGED!]/for the cold blooded murder of the English tongue.


"If you didn't like something the first time, the cud won't be any good either." --Elsie the Cow, Ruminations

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Pele
Pele

the henna lady
Location: WNY, USA
Member Since: 15th Dec 2000
Total posts: 6193
Posted:Strawberry Bootlaces? If you are reduced to eating shoe ties I will send you some food! wink



Faberge....I am so glad to hear I am not the only one who does that! I am still missing a dress, 2 cd's and a bar of soap (don't ask! ubblol )



Blind people take Taxi's too you know! tongue



As for the mushrooms, I know what happens when they go bad, it was the humor of the statement that I wanted to share. Silly people. :rolleyes:



I just had lunch. I am very gruntled.



Hmmmmmm.....sounds dwarvish if you ask me! wink I must remember to use it in the future.

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Pele
Higher, higher burning fire...making music like a choir
"Oooh look! A pub!" -exclaimed after recovering from a stupid fall
"And for the decadence of art, nothing beats a roaring fire." -TMK

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Prometheus
Prometheus

Diamond In The Rough
Location: Richmond, Virginia
Member Since: 30th Jun 2002
Total posts: 459
Posted:When they ship styrofoam, what do they pack it in?

Dance like it hurts; Love like you need money; Work like someone is watching.

Never criticize someone until you've walked a mile in their shoes. That way, when you DO criticize them, you are a mile away, and you have their shoes.

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spritie
spritie

Pooh-Bah
Location: Galveston, TX
Member Since: 9th Sep 2001
Total posts: 2014
Posted:what happens with the bits and pieces of a building that is being demolished? where do they go?

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Doc Lightning
Doc Lightning

HOP Mad Doctor
Location: San Francisco, CA, USA
Member Since: 28th May 2001
Total posts: 13920
Posted:Written by: Pele

Blind people take Taxi's too you know! tongue




Yeah, but the ATM's on the driver's side.

Yes, I know, I know...someone could drive them to the ATM and then they'd get out and go to it.


-Mike )'(
Certified Mad Doctor and HoP High Priest of Nutella

"A buckuht 'n a hooze!" -Valura

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spritie
spritie

Pooh-Bah
Location: Galveston, TX
Member Since: 9th Sep 2001
Total posts: 2014
Posted:when you take a taxi, do you sit in the front seat? Usually, I'm in the car behind the driver, even if he has no other passengers.

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Xopher (aka Mr. Clean)
enthusiast
Location: Hoboken, New Jersey, USA
Member Since: 8th Jun 2004
Total posts: 456
Posted:When you walk into the front door of a church, why are you suddenly in the back?

"If you didn't like something the first time, the cud won't be any good either." --Elsie the Cow, Ruminations

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Pele
Pele

the henna lady
Location: WNY, USA
Member Since: 15th Dec 2000
Total posts: 6193
Posted:Written by: spritie

when you take a taxi, do you sit in the front seat? Usually, I'm in the car behind the driver, even if he has no other passengers.



Me too Spritie. Many cab drivers won't even let you sit in the front.
See...this is a thread about things that make you go hmmmmmm..... wink


Pele
Higher, higher burning fire...making music like a choir
"Oooh look! A pub!" -exclaimed after recovering from a stupid fall
"And for the decadence of art, nothing beats a roaring fire." -TMK

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