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18 hours ago, Corsair said:

That is another reason why people in Law Enforcement hate it when someone says "It sure is quiet today..."

 

18 hours ago, WhiteWulfe said:

I suspect that's a taboo phrase in pretty much any emergency service...  Doubly so if you say "it's quiet for a full moon" or "it sure is quiet for new year's eve"... 

Yeah, it's not too cool to say in the military, either.

 

4 hours ago, kay13 said:

Hope everyone is having a great weekend.  There might even be mini painting happening this weekend (maybe)

Thank you, and right back to you! I painted a little bit last night.::):

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7 hours ago, strawhat said:

Budweiser isn't so bad.  It's also not so good, but it's not so bad. 

 

Sorry, but no. Budweiser is bad. It needs more flavor. Just like most mainstream American beers. They just don't have decent flavor.

 

And no, tasting like you're drinking bitter pine cones and then being unable to taste anything else for 3 hours doesn't count as flavor either, you over-hopping idjits. You know who you are, with your octuple dry hopped, hop extract infused, 20% of the recipe is hops, 900 IBU "beer"...

 

There's so much variety in beer that you can play with the balance and still have all sorts of flavor.

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7 minutes ago, Unruly said:

 

Sorry, but no. Budweiser is bad. It needs more flavor. Just like most mainstream American beers. They just don't have decent flavor.

 

And no, tasting like you're drinking bitter pine cones and then being unable to taste anything else for 3 hours doesn't count as flavor either, you over-hopping idjits. You know who you are, with your octuple dry hopped, hop extract infused, 20% of the recipe is hops, 900 IBU "beer"...

 

There's so much variety in beer that you can play with the balance and still have all sorts of flavor.

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1 hour ago, Unruly said:

 

Sorry, but no. Budweiser is bad. It needs more flavor. Just like most mainstream American beers. They just don't have decent flavor.

 

And no, tasting like you're drinking bitter pine cones and then being unable to taste anything else for 3 hours doesn't count as flavor either, you over-hopping idjits. You know who you are, with your octuple dry hopped, hop extract infused, 20% of the recipe is hops, 900 IBU "beer"...

 

There's so much variety in beer that you can play with the balance and still have all sorts of flavor.

I was trying to be nice...  some people like fizzy dishwater 

 

Myself, I prefer the rich malty beers like brown ales and trappist brews but there is room for every one.  My comments were more on the actual price gouging than the quality of the drink.  Especially if you go to an event where they are already gouging you for the tickets.

 

And even there I can see reasons.  You over price your drinks to minimize the number of drunken louts and you folks to ensure the first few gluttons don't clean you out.  The sad part is the statement that makes on people's self control...

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I told myself that painting would happen today.... Fallout 4 is getting in the way again. A couple weeks ago, I broke down and added some mods for settlement building. Also found some Halloween ones, so now the settlers have thier armor and weapons reskinned with a Jack O Lantern theme, and I've been adding Temples of the Great Pumpkin to each settlement, as well as pumpkins as crops. 

 

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I’m free of computer games for a while, at least.  :wacko: My OS upgraded this morning, and the couple of games I own are no longer compatible. 
 

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So, time to be useful instead.  Honey whole wheat bread...

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So happy that that "mini" gaming table (36x42") is now set up, even if our battlemat at the moment is only 32x42".  It's at least large enough for us to do a few different things, including 150-200 point games.  Now to just finish reinforcing all the cardstock terrain *laughs nervously*  ...Thankfully, for Neon Lotus I'm halfway through the boxes (3/6 done) and then just have the four buildings, then with Navajo Outpost I've four buildings and six crates, which shouldn't take too too long to do throughout the weekend I figure ^_^;;;

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12 hours ago, Kangaroorex said:

In the real world you are just lucky it's not Budwiser

 

Today's dinner was supposed to be duck. (Thank you autocorrupt I don't need your help here).  Work did not let me go until 6.  Duck was delayed until Saturday.  More scones will also be created for feed hungry Scots.

 

On Sunday there will be much drinking and eating and bagpipes indoors :blink:

 

Sounds like a fun weekend!  Hopefully the Piper's have the good sense to just use their chanters, either that or you have a large house.  :blink:

 

That said, I miss hearing live bagpipes.  Keep meaning to go to a highland games, but stuff always happens and we put it off.

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2 hours ago, Kangaroorex said:

I was trying to be nice...  some people like fizzy dishwater 

 

Myself, I prefer the rich malty beers like brown ales and trappist brews but there is room for every one.  My comments were more on the actual price gouging than the quality of the drink.  Especially if you go to an event where they are already gouging you for the tickets.

 

And even there I can see reasons.  You over price your drinks to minimize the number of drunken louts and you folks to ensure the first few gluttons don't clean you out.  The sad part is the statement that makes on people's self control...

 

I definitely prefer a beer with actual flavor. Not fizzy dishwater, and definitely not some over hopped IPA. Something brown, red, or black is generally my preference. I use bud to kill slugs in the garden. Not for drinking or cooking. 

 

As for the theory that the price is to keep people from getting trashed? Well, it was also a 20oz(maybe bigger?) cup... so??

 

I'm a strong subscriber that you shouldn't cook with something you're not willing to drink. 

 

1 hour ago, Rob Dean said:

I’m free of computer games for a while, at least.  :wacko: My OS upgraded this morning, and the couple of games I own are no longer compatible. 
 

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So, time to be useful instead.  Honey whole wheat bread...

That stinks. But the bread looks great! How's it taste?

 

I currently have a base for chicken noodle soup on the stove. I'll also be making a jerk chicken rice dish, probably tomorrow. 

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1 hour ago, Crowley said:

 

I'm a strong subscriber that you shouldn't cook with something you're not willing to drink. 

 

That stinks. But the bread looks great! How's it taste?

 

I currently have a base for chicken noodle soup on the stove. I'll also be making a jerk chicken rice dish, probably tomorrow. 


Soup is always good, and I agree about being willing to drink the cooking ingredients. ::D:

 

I had to go back for a second slice of bread after the trial end, so pretty good. One of these days, though, I need to read up on bread theory, so that I have more control over the results at the mixing/kneading stage. 

1 hour ago, NebulousMissy said:

We're playing Pathfinder tonight but I'm not cooking. We'll get pizza or something.

 
That’s usually a good choice, too. ::D:

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Mr. Thorne just came in with the share. What in the holy hell do I do with 18 habenjeros?!

That's.. about 14 more peppers than usually goes in my chili, and 16 more than I feel comfortable doing tacos with.  I'm half-tempted to stuff them with cheese and wish them on the roommate, who likes his noms spicier than either Mr. Thorne or I. 

 

Do they freeze? 

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1 minute ago, Sylverthorne said:

Mr. Thorne just came in with the share. What in the holy hell do I do with 18 habenjeros?!

That's.. about 14 more peppers than usually goes in my chili, and 16 more than I feel comfortable doing tacos with.  I'm half-tempted to stuff them with cheese and wish them on the roommate, who likes his noms spicier than either Mr. Thorne or I. 

 

Do they freeze? 

 

Habaneros freeze plenty well. Wash, dry, toss into a freezer bag, toss in freezer. You can slice/prep/deseed etc them beforehand for easier prep later.

 

Chili all winter ::D:

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