Valuable advice to most Americans

Discussion in 'Social Life, Food & Drink, Travel' started by dkzzzz, Sep 14, 2006.

  1. Nantucket Red

    Nantucket Red "Mr. Fashionista"

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    I believe they pixelate the genitalia?

    As far as porn goes, I've seen some pixellated and some left unadultrated ([​IMG])

    As for the computer games, I've only seen advertisements, which are not pixellated.
     


  2. pinchi22

    pinchi22 Senior member

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    My European wife uses a fork and knife to eat pizza. Incredibly inefficient.

    They only speak about literature and art to impress Americans. 70% of real life conversations in Europe are about soccer.
     


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    Joffrey Senior member

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    I was at lunch a week ago and my colleague was eating a pizza with a knife and fork too. I could only think of how unfun to eat that pizza must have been. Easpecially since it was damn good pizza
     


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    Thomas Senior member

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    My wife (born and raised in Texas) also does the fork-and-knife thing with pizza. Weirds me out a bit, since she doesn't do that with ribs, which are far messier.

    We were in an airport (in Houston) and saw two older european men eating hamburgers with forks and knives. Inefficient, but at the same time they weren't in a hurry to get anywhere and seemed to enjoy their meal, which some of us don't always remember to do. Then again we don't often have beer with our lunch either - that might have helped it a bit.
     


  5. Kent Wang

    Kent Wang Affiliate Vendor Dubiously Honored Affiliate Vendor

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    I eat potato chips with an oyster fork and a cheese knife.
     


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    JBZ Senior member

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  7. dkzzzz

    dkzzzz Senior member

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    Putting aside merely functional conversation (e.g. "please pass the salt," "do you know where the bathroom is?") I would have thought this figure would have been much, much higher.

    I despise people who compulsively follow professional sports and talk all the time about them. It is the most plebian trait one can develop.
     


  8. RJman

    RJman Posse Member Dubiously Honored

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    I despise people who compulsively follow professional sports and talk all the time about them. It is the most plebian trait one can develop.
    Do you know any good hotels in Paris under $400? Ken Pollock wants to know and I think you'd get along with him.


    j., do we have a troll smiley?
     


  9. cheapmutha

    cheapmutha Senior member

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    I despise people who compulsively follow professional sports and talk all the time about them. It is the most plebian trait one can develop.
    really? i despise people who bitch and moan about how 90% of the population is beneath them.
     


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    JBZ Senior member

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    I despise people who compulsively follow professional sports and talk all the time about them. It is the most plebian trait one can develop.

    Really? I would have put burping, farting, and picking your nose in public ahead of talking about professional sports as far as "plebian" traits are concerned. Hmm...
     


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    carlhuber Senior member

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    Some pizza is too thin to pick up easily. Some pizza is too loaded with toppings or thick-of-crust to take polite bites. What kind of idiot issues a blanket statement that it's anathema or required to use or not use utensils?
     


  12. lawyerdad

    lawyerdad Senior member

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    I despise people who compulsively follow professional sports and talk all the time about them. It is the most plebian trait one can develop.
    Heaven forfend we act like plebes!
    Scorning fun and interesting things because one considers such plebian pleasures to be unworthy of one's exalted status is the most large-piece-of-lumber-up-the-ass traits one can develop.
     


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    lawyerdad Senior member

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    Do you know any good hotels in Paris under $400? Ken Pollock wants to know and I think you'd get along with him.


    j., do we have a troll smiley?

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    aybojs Senior member

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    Heaven forfend we act like plebes!
    Scorning fun and interesting things because one considers such plebian pleasures to be unworthy of one's exalted status is the most large-piece-of-lumber-up-the-ass traits one can develop.


    Some variation of this needs to be an official forum motto.
     


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    j (stands for Jerk) Admin

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    Blanket statements are always completely stupid. Only an idiot would make a blanket statement.
     


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