THREAD TO ESTABLISH PERMANENT EMOTICON TO BE USED IN RESPONSE TO POSTS EXPOSING HATRED OF PERFECT FOODS SUCH AS CORN DOGS

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plz to levy suggestions here upon the public forum

BLACK BEYONCE, Monday, 4 August 2008 20:15 (ten years ago) Permalink

t (o_O t)

is already taken, but will be reassigned if it garners enough votes

BLACK BEYONCE, Monday, 4 August 2008 20:16 (ten years ago) Permalink

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Just got offed, Monday, 4 August 2008 20:16 (ten years ago) Permalink

I love you all ANYWAY.

Sara R-C, Monday, 4 August 2008 20:19 (ten years ago) Permalink

just say LOL limey, because i assume the person that hates corndogs is some british person

Mr. Que, Monday, 4 August 2008 20:20 (ten years ago) Permalink

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Just got offed, Monday, 4 August 2008 20:21 (ten years ago) Permalink

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HI DERE, Monday, 4 August 2008 20:22 (ten years ago) Permalink

Nope, Minnesotan to the core. xp

Sara R-C, Monday, 4 August 2008 20:22 (ten years ago) Permalink

Minnesotan to the core... which is BRITISH

HI DERE, Monday, 4 August 2008 20:23 (ten years ago) Permalink

What IS a corndog, anyway?

Just got offed, Monday, 4 August 2008 20:24 (ten years ago) Permalink

;-)

Just got offed, Monday, 4 August 2008 20:24 (ten years ago) Permalink

More Scandinavian-ish, but British would be preferable.

xp Yeah, and French, too. I'll also cop to German and Irish (or possibly Scottish; suddenly the Irish is in question)

Sara R-C, Monday, 4 August 2008 20:25 (ten years ago) Permalink

wait, are you telling me an American doesn't like a corndog????

Mr. Que, Monday, 4 August 2008 20:25 (ten years ago) Permalink

Dan, you are dead to me.

BLACK BEYONCE, Monday, 4 August 2008 20:25 (ten years ago) Permalink

YES. (me) xp

Sara R-C, Monday, 4 August 2008 20:25 (ten years ago) Permalink

If you were really Scandinavian, you'd be so busy eating things like lye-soaked cod and rotting shark that a little barbecue sauce or a corn dog would be culinary child's play.

HI DERE, Monday, 4 August 2008 20:26 (ten years ago) Permalink

Also I think John misparsed my sentence. ;_;

HI DERE, Monday, 4 August 2008 20:27 (ten years ago) Permalink

lol, i've never had a corndog either i should STFU

Mr. Que, Monday, 4 August 2008 20:27 (ten years ago) Permalink

perhaps corn dogs are simply too spicy for the scandanavian

BLACK BEYONCE, Monday, 4 August 2008 20:28 (ten years ago) Permalink

WTF QUE

OKAY SO THIS IS MY WORLD RIGHT NOW:

http://freedomthirst.com/wp-content/uploads/2007/07/world-upside-down.jpg

HI DERE, Monday, 4 August 2008 20:29 (ten years ago) Permalink

lol, i've never had a corndog either i should STFU

-- Mr. Que, Monday, August 4, 2008 8:27 PM (32 seconds ago)

AAAAAAGGGGGGGHHHHHH WHAT WHY WHO ARE YOU PEOPLE

xpost hahahahhaa

BLACK BEYONCE, Monday, 4 August 2008 20:29 (ten years ago) Permalink

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Fluffy Bear Hearts Rainbows, Monday, 4 August 2008 20:29 (ten years ago) Permalink

I usually deny the Norwegian thing for the reason of LUTEFISK (who's going to defend *that*?!), but lefse... yes, I'll have some plz.

Also I have eaten plenty of questionable things in my life.

Sara R-C, Monday, 4 August 2008 20:30 (ten years ago) Permalink

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Fluffy Bear Hearts Rainbows, Monday, 4 August 2008 20:30 (ten years ago) Permalink

this is all getting very 2g1c

HI DERE, Monday, 4 August 2008 20:31 (ten years ago) Permalink

I have no idea how to interpret "2g1c"

AHEM. My best example: raw crab. Bad taste, horrific texture.

Sara R-C, Monday, 4 August 2008 20:32 (ten years ago) Permalink

there is a great SUMMERTIME CORNDOG FUNSTAND about 3 blocks from me, its like i live next door to a state fair 5 months a year!

deeznuts, Monday, 4 August 2008 20:33 (ten years ago) Permalink

(xp) I would tell you to google it but I like you.

HI DERE, Monday, 4 August 2008 20:35 (ten years ago) Permalink

I don't know why I cannot resist looking these things up. SIGH

Sara R-C, Monday, 4 August 2008 20:37 (ten years ago) Permalink

"2g1c": Bad taste, horrific texture.

HI DERE, Monday, 4 August 2008 20:38 (ten years ago) Permalink

Really, just the bacterial contamination issue alone is TERRIFYING

Sara R-C, Monday, 4 August 2008 20:40 (ten years ago) Permalink

you know I STILL have never seen that awful, awful thing

HI DERE, Monday, 4 August 2008 20:41 (ten years ago) Permalink

In college we decided that corn dogs were the perfect food because they have all four food groups: corn (grain), dog (meat), breading (made with dairy), and ketchup (veggie/fruit if you pull the "tomato is a fruit" crap). I live by that reasoning still.

Euler, Monday, 4 August 2008 20:42 (ten years ago) Permalink

That is my thinking about PIZZA

I'm impressed that you have resisted thus far. xp

Sara R-C, Monday, 4 August 2008 20:43 (ten years ago) Permalink

NATURE'S PERFECT FOOD

Abbott, Monday, 4 August 2008 20:59 (ten years ago) Permalink

Raw crab?
Also, not Norwegian and I will defend lutefisk.

But I like almost anything that is smoked or pickled.

aimurchie, Monday, 4 August 2008 21:13 (ten years ago) Permalink

Or soaked in LYE?!

Sara R-C, Monday, 4 August 2008 21:17 (ten years ago) Permalink

Man Sara I'm a filthy vegetarian and even I like corndogs (Abbs otm in re: Satan's Meatless Corndogs).

en i see kay, Monday, 4 August 2008 21:20 (ten years ago) Permalink

My best friend and her husband are vegetarians and they eat those all the time. I just cannot, seeing as how I don't even like real corndogs!

Gah, I'm surrounded on all sides.

Sara R-C, Monday, 4 August 2008 21:21 (ten years ago) Permalink

surrounded by corn dogs = HEAVEN

HI DERE, Monday, 4 August 2008 21:22 (ten years ago) Permalink

surrounded by corndog-wielding nutcases = PURGATORY

Sara R-C, Monday, 4 August 2008 21:23 (ten years ago) Permalink

wtf who's wasting time wielding a corndog when you could be eating it? psychos

HI DERE, Monday, 4 August 2008 21:24 (ten years ago) Permalink

mr yuk sticker

jergïns, Monday, 4 August 2008 21:24 (ten years ago) Permalink

the corn dogs at Cedar Point have got to be the best in the world. They're not frozen: they take the dog, skewer it, dip it in batter, and fry it.

I would like to try corn bratwurst sometime

Euler, Monday, 4 August 2008 21:25 (ten years ago) Permalink

Okay, that sounds better.

Sara R-C, Monday, 4 August 2008 21:25 (ten years ago) Permalink

wait, I just thought of the most amazing idea

corncorn

HI DERE, Monday, 4 August 2008 21:25 (ten years ago) Permalink

uhhh how do you typically buy corn dogs at stands? do they take them out of a freezer & microwave them in front of you?

deeznuts, Monday, 4 August 2008 21:26 (ten years ago) Permalink

Shit.

en i see kay, Monday, 4 August 2008 21:26 (ten years ago) Permalink

xpost, but, y'know, not.

en i see kay, Monday, 4 August 2008 21:26 (ten years ago) Permalink

Lately I've gotten the notion while reading fiction that writing a good ending is really, really difficult. I've run into trite endings and a few that didn't make any sense at all.

Sara R-C, Wednesday, 30 March 2011 17:12 (seven years ago) Permalink

xp LOL

Sara R-C, Wednesday, 30 March 2011 17:12 (seven years ago) Permalink

It started early for you, then.

Sara R-C, Wednesday, 30 March 2011 17:12 (seven years ago) Permalink

i want to say yes.....

the salmon of procrastination (darraghmac), Wednesday, 30 March 2011 17:13 (seven years ago) Permalink

Damned fish in '1 fish, 2 fish' got on my nerves, too.

Si tu parles, tu meurs. Si tu te tais, tu meurs. Alors, dis et (Michael White), Wednesday, 30 March 2011 17:13 (seven years ago) Permalink

agree with you on endings, particularly with anything fantasy-y

There has to be a word for that

the salmon of procrastination (darraghmac), Wednesday, 30 March 2011 17:14 (seven years ago) Permalink

Stephen King Syndrome

whelping at his sandpapery best (DJP), Wednesday, 30 March 2011 17:15 (seven years ago) Permalink

lol, funnily enough I was thinking specifically of a book by Stephen King's son, Joe Hill (_Horns_). Great concept, the end is a mishmash of wtf happened?

Sara R-C, Wednesday, 30 March 2011 17:16 (seven years ago) Permalink

At least w Stephen King I usually understand what he was trying to get at...

Sara R-C, Wednesday, 30 March 2011 17:17 (seven years ago) Permalink

no, i meant fantasy-y

the salmon of procrastination (darraghmac), Wednesday, 30 March 2011 17:17 (seven years ago) Permalink

Pat endings don't satisfy. Many non-ending endings don't satisfy. Improbable endings don't satisfy. One of the things I most adored about Maugham short stories as a kid was how often they had perfect endings.

Si tu parles, tu meurs. Si tu te tais, tu meurs. Alors, dis et (Michael White), Wednesday, 30 March 2011 17:17 (seven years ago) Permalink

Also took it into my head to read the first _30 Days of Night_ graphic novel which was all great concept and terrible everything else.

Sara R-C, Wednesday, 30 March 2011 17:17 (seven years ago) Permalink

the movie is actually pretty decent

whelping at his sandpapery best (DJP), Wednesday, 30 March 2011 17:18 (seven years ago) Permalink

xp Michael, that's how I felt about Ray Bradbury short stories when I was younger, but now I'm afraid to go back and re-read them because I'm afraid I'll think they suck now

Sara R-C, Wednesday, 30 March 2011 17:18 (seven years ago) Permalink

they don't, not at all

whelping at his sandpapery best (DJP), Wednesday, 30 March 2011 17:18 (seven years ago) Permalink

"The Veldt" is still terrifying

whelping at his sandpapery best (DJP), Wednesday, 30 March 2011 17:19 (seven years ago) Permalink

Dan - it's in my Netflix queue, just haven't been in a vampire-y mood since reading that. Loved the first two _Walking Dead_ graphic novels and am lobbying for more of them for Mother's Day.

Sara R-C, Wednesday, 30 March 2011 17:19 (seven years ago) Permalink

Oh, man, "The Veldt" is what got me hooked...

Sara R-C, Wednesday, 30 March 2011 17:19 (seven years ago) Permalink

I used to go to the library and use the CARD CATALOG to find Bradbury books that weren't on the HSTNGS shelves. I remember using little slips of paper to make requests. Sometimes it even worked!

Sara R-C, Wednesday, 30 March 2011 17:20 (seven years ago) Permalink

Man, I love the internets...

Sara R-C, Wednesday, 30 March 2011 17:23 (seven years ago) Permalink

Yeah after a bunch of musing I recently realized that in retrospect I pretty much hated the Panera series as well.

broke my o_O face o_O (jjjusten), Wednesday, 30 March 2011 19:51 (seven years ago) Permalink

well what do you expect when you read a series that's about Caesar salad flavored coffee drinks?

Sara R-C, Wednesday, 30 March 2011 20:12 (seven years ago) Permalink

to be up all night burping anchovies

the salmon of procrastination (darraghmac), Wednesday, 30 March 2011 20:15 (seven years ago) Permalink

I feel like there's probably some lower GI effects possible here, too, but I'll refrain from elaborating.

Sara R-C, Wednesday, 30 March 2011 20:17 (seven years ago) Permalink

I come to bury caeser, not to make pastries and beverages that taste like him

broke my o_O face o_O (jjjusten), Wednesday, 30 March 2011 20:20 (seven years ago) Permalink

there's an obvious, environmentally conscious solution here that will save you time...

Sara R-C, Wednesday, 30 March 2011 20:24 (seven years ago) Permalink

SOYLENT GREEN IS CAESAR!!!

Sara R-C, Wednesday, 30 March 2011 20:24 (seven years ago) Permalink

btw everyone here loves me enough to go buy a copy of The Mountain Goats' All Eternals Deck this week, right

whelping at his sandpapery best (DJP), Wednesday, 30 March 2011 21:18 (seven years ago) Permalink

You get a royalty? Niiiice, I figured you got a flat fee.

The Louvin Spoonful (WmC), Wednesday, 30 March 2011 21:27 (seven years ago) Permalink

no royalties, I just want to be able to say "I was on an album that debuted in Billboard's Top 200"

whelping at his sandpapery best (DJP), Wednesday, 30 March 2011 21:28 (seven years ago) Permalink

yeah, I was making a horribly formed not-even-a-joke. Congrats on being on the record, btw!

The Louvin Spoonful (WmC), Wednesday, 30 March 2011 21:32 (seven years ago) Permalink

^_^ TY

whelping at his sandpapery best (DJP), Wednesday, 30 March 2011 21:34 (seven years ago) Permalink

whoa, I didn't know about that! Cool!!!

Sara R-C, Wednesday, 30 March 2011 22:58 (seven years ago) Permalink

I guess I'd better try to find some spending money!

Sara R-C, Wednesday, 30 March 2011 22:58 (seven years ago) Permalink

maybe you could sell some of your magic beans that you grow in imaginationville

broke my o_O face o_O (jjjusten), Wednesday, 30 March 2011 23:03 (seven years ago) Permalink

I'll sell you a thousand acres there. I think you'll like it, as long as you stay away from some of the stupider stuff (if you see someone sparkling in the sunlight, RUN!).

Sara R-C, Wednesday, 30 March 2011 23:07 (seven years ago) Permalink

oh no, you have ravers

whelping at his sandpapery best (DJP), Wednesday, 30 March 2011 23:09 (seven years ago) Permalink

haven't figured out how to eradicate them yet

Sara R-C, Wednesday, 30 March 2011 23:10 (seven years ago) Permalink

tried feeding them the magic beans, but that just led to unpleasant intestinal problems for them, which quickly becomes a problem for everyone else

Sara R-C, Wednesday, 30 March 2011 23:10 (seven years ago) Permalink

PS John - do NOT eat the magic beans!

Sara R-C, Wednesday, 30 March 2011 23:11 (seven years ago) Permalink

you can repel them with liberal doses of Nickelback

side-effects include: having to listen to Nickelback

whelping at his sandpapery best (DJP), Wednesday, 30 March 2011 23:11 (seven years ago) Permalink

lol, could be worse

Sara R-C, Wednesday, 30 March 2011 23:12 (seven years ago) Permalink

a neverending loop of "Achy Breaky Heart" will repel *anything*

Sara R-C, Wednesday, 30 March 2011 23:12 (seven years ago) Permalink

you can also thin them out by asking to see their resumes

whelping at his sandpapery best (DJP), Wednesday, 30 March 2011 23:14 (seven years ago) Permalink

but the ones who stay will be super-persistent and will regale you with tales of their work experience, so it's best to use this strategy judiciously

Sara R-C, Wednesday, 30 March 2011 23:18 (seven years ago) Permalink

you can make the ones who stay mow your lawn

whelping at his sandpapery best (DJP), Thursday, 31 March 2011 15:01 (seven years ago) Permalink

if your outdoor holdings are more expansive than that, you can grt them to actually separate the wheat from the chaff

the salmon of procrastination (darraghmac), Thursday, 31 March 2011 15:09 (seven years ago) Permalink

lol

Sara R-C, Thursday, 31 March 2011 17:30 (seven years ago) Permalink

three years pass...

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