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Author Topic: Things that made you go "WTF?" today o_O  (Read 5996506 times)

Kagus

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Re: Things that made you go "WTF?" today o_O
« Reply #133425 on: May 08, 2018, 08:35:49 am »

Beware the farmer's market. (20 minute long video, something I need to consider when buying from small stalls).

This isn't exactly surprising, and there are also things referred to as Farmer's Markets that... Have nothing to do with them.

Also, who picks up stuff from a stall that blatantly has the stickers and/or vacuum-packed plastic on the veggies and actually believes that it's from a local farm? At least the "Kent" people took the stickers off their blatantly supermarket-style veggies before putting them on display...


And yeah, ripeness is one of the really big contributors for fruits, and that's precisely why you get such a different experience from having a home-grown or at least local source where it can actually be picked while ripe, rather than before (or even earlier, if you prefer them a little green).

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Re: Things that made you go "WTF?" today o_O
« Reply #133426 on: May 08, 2018, 12:45:29 pm »

THAT IS NOT A LEEK THAT IS HALF A LEEK WHY WOULD YOU DO THAT
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Re: Things that made you go "WTF?" today o_O
« Reply #133427 on: May 08, 2018, 01:32:27 pm »

RE: Farmer's markets.

Most of the vendors at the one I worked at for a while bought at least half (sometimes all) of the stuff they sold. In some cases they sold stuff that was rejected for sale at grocery stores, but prettied up and with the worst bits sorted out.
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Re: Things that made you go "WTF?" today o_O
« Reply #133428 on: May 08, 2018, 01:33:51 pm »

To be fair itís the supermarkets that are encouraging the perfect fruit and veg thing. Ainít nothing wrong with a wonky potato.
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« Reply #133429 on: May 08, 2018, 01:36:11 pm »

I should note that the stuff wasn't always rejected for looking bad, the rotten stuff was sorted out. Also, look closely at the "fresh" onions, sometimes the rotten outside layers are peeled off making them look shiny and fresh.
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Re: Things that made you go "WTF?" today o_O
« Reply #133430 on: May 08, 2018, 01:48:36 pm »

Just like you do with ogres; you peel the rotting layer of skin off and it looks as good as new!

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« Reply #133431 on: May 08, 2018, 02:06:47 pm »

Just like you do with ogres; you peel the rotting layer of skin off and it looks as good as new!

this made me cri
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Re: Things that made you go "WTF?" today o_O
« Reply #133432 on: May 08, 2018, 03:06:23 pm »

Reading it shreked me.
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Re: Things that made you go "WTF?" today o_O
« Reply #133433 on: May 08, 2018, 03:23:33 pm »

There is a Swedish folk tale where an evil dragon prince is defeated by by peeling his layers off one by one until a human is found at the core.

This is because his mother the queen conceived him by eating an onion (because a wise old hag told her so) but omitted to peel it first. So all the bad onion layers had to be peeled away first.
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Re: Things that made you go "WTF?" today o_O
« Reply #133434 on: May 08, 2018, 03:34:54 pm »

There is a Swedish folk tale where an evil dragon prince is defeated by by peeling his layers off one by one until a human is found at the core.

This is because his mother the queen conceived him by eating an onion (because a wise old hag told her so) but omitted to peel it first. So all the bad onion layers had to be peeled away first.

Suddenly, I understand that one bit in Narnia now.
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Re: Things that made you go "WTF?" today o_O
« Reply #133435 on: May 08, 2018, 09:55:58 pm »

There is a Swedish folk tale where an evil dragon prince is defeated by by peeling his layers off one by one until a human is found at the core.

This is because his mother the queen conceived him by eating an onion (because a wise old hag told her so) but omitted to peel it first. So all the bad onion layers had to be peeled away first.

How do people come up with these ideas?

How do people get these stories and then pass them down to their kids until we get to this point?
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« Reply #133436 on: May 08, 2018, 09:56:55 pm »

There is a Swedish folk tale where an evil dragon prince is defeated by by peeling his layers off one by one until a human is found at the core.

This is because his mother the queen conceived him by eating an onion (because a wise old hag told her so) but omitted to peel it first. So all the bad onion layers had to be peeled away first.

How do people come up with these ideas?

How do people get these stories and then pass them down to their kids until we get to this point?

Oral history is the medieval equivalent to dank memes.
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« Reply #133437 on: May 08, 2018, 10:07:13 pm »

I feel like "peel the onion before you eat it, idiot" isn't something that normally requires a cautionary tale to instill in people, but then again, people from northern climates are known to value layers.
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Re: Things that made you go "WTF?" today o_O
« Reply #133438 on: May 08, 2018, 10:13:27 pm »

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Re: Things that made you go "WTF?" today o_O
« Reply #133439 on: May 08, 2018, 10:17:16 pm »

Remove the s in https. The forum doesn't like it but it should work just fine if you make it just http.
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