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Modernist Cuisine; the $625 cookbook.

Discussion in 'Social Life, Food & Drink, Travel' started by mm84321, Feb 15, 2011.

  1. foodguy

    foodguy Distinguished Member

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    CTO. A finance type wouldn't nearly be as interesting. The man also has patents (along with Bill Gates) on how to suppress hurricanes.

    --Andre


    thanks! yes. at least i got it right in the published version. damned memory. at any rate, he's wealthy enough that running a scam pre-ordering books would be, well, yes, i'll take part of htat bet, too.
     


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    good grief...wonder if i can just download one for the kindle for 20 bucks. hehehe
     


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    actually, not to pound a dead horse even further, but that would be the ultimate in stupid long-cons: spend 10 years and who-knows-how-many hundreds of thousands of dollars so you can rip a couple of thousand people off on amazon.
     


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    Step 3) Profit!
     


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    itsstillmatt The Liberator Dubiously Honored

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    Somebody got me this for my birthday, or so the note from Amazon says.
     


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    Harold falcon Stylish Dinosaur

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    I'll take that bet.

    You're on!

    Remember to revive this Feb. 16th, 2012.
     


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    "requires four pounds of ink to print"

    O.O
     


  8. foodguy

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    "requires four pounds of ink to print"

    O.O


    yeah, it's quite lavish. lord knows how much he spent producing it.
     


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    globetrotter Stylish Dinosaur

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    Somebody got me this for my birthday, or so the note from Amazon says.

    you know some nice people
     


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    you know some nice people

    he sure does. and how can he stay so eternally grumpy when he keeps getting presents like that?
     


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    Looks like it will be a terrific book
     


  12. itsstillmatt

    itsstillmatt The Liberator Dubiously Honored

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    he sure does. and how can he stay so eternally grumpy when he keeps getting presents like that?
    I'm a sweetheart. This has been a shit week from hell, so I might be a little grumpy right now.
     


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    I'm a sweetheart. This has been a shit week from hell, so I might be a little grumpy right now.

    well, just wait until you're lounging on your pratesis, leafing through 6 volumes of molecular gastronomy encased in a custom lucite box.
     


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    Just bought this for my sister. The price has already dropped $100. I'm really looking forward to browsing through it.
     


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