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Silly Merkans

Postby Lance Kennedy » Fri Jun 16, 2017 7:22 am

According to television news (so it absolutely HAS to be right), 7% of Americans believe that chocolate milk comes from brown cows. So where do they think Mars bars come from?

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Postby Aztexan » Fri Jun 16, 2017 7:49 am

Jesus
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Postby Gord » Fri Jun 16, 2017 7:55 am

France.
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Re: Silly Merkans

Postby Aztexan » Fri Jun 16, 2017 9:26 am

How now do Mars bars come from France?
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Postby Gawdzilla Sama » Fri Jun 16, 2017 11:27 am

Aztexan wrote:How now do Mars bars come from France?

Via Scotland, where they fry them.
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Postby Gord » Fri Jun 16, 2017 12:19 pm

Gawdzilla Sama wrote:
Aztexan wrote:How now do Mars bars come from France?

Via Scotland, where they fry them.

And then, boat. Boaty McBoatfrance.
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Postby Gawdzilla Sama » Fri Jun 16, 2017 12:21 pm

Gord wrote:
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Aztexan wrote:How now do Mars bars come from France?

Via Scotland, where they fry them.

And then, boat. Boaty McBoatfrance.

Francely, my dear, I don't give a damn.
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Postby LunaNik » Fri Jun 16, 2017 5:29 pm

Lance Kennedy wrote:According to television news (so it absolutely HAS to be right), 7% of Americans believe that chocolate milk comes from brown cows. So where do they think Mars bars come from?

I wonder what they believe comes from this one?
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I'm going to guess either:
(a) regular milk, because the white part is closest to the udder, or
(b) 2% milk. :wgrin:
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Postby Gawdzilla Sama » Fri Jun 16, 2017 6:12 pm

Lance Kennedy wrote:According to television news (so it absolutely HAS to be right), 7% of Americans believe that chocolate milk comes from brown cows. So where do they think Mars bars come from?

I bet they interviewed 100 people coming out of the tractor pull.
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Postby Gord » Sat Jun 17, 2017 12:51 am

LunaNik wrote:
Lance Kennedy wrote:According to television news (so it absolutely HAS to be right), 7% of Americans believe that chocolate milk comes from brown cows. So where do they think Mars bars come from?

I wonder what they believe comes from this one?
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I'm going to guess either:
(a) regular milk, because the white part is closest to the udder, or
(b) 2% milk. :wgrin:

Oreo milk, for dunking their Oreos in.
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Postby LunaNik » Sat Jun 17, 2017 1:10 am

:blink:
...it used to be so simple, once upon a time.
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Postby Aztexan » Sat Jun 17, 2017 9:15 am

Where the hell do chicken fingers come from?
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Postby Gord » Sat Jun 17, 2017 11:59 am

It's a trick, because chickens don't have fingers. They come from ducks.
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Postby TJrandom » Sat Jun 17, 2017 12:14 pm

If you throw enough bleach into the milk the color of the cow doesn`t matter so much.... except green. No amount of bleach will fix green milk - the onion flavor is just too strong. :cloppy:

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Postby ElectricMonk » Sat Jun 17, 2017 12:24 pm

At least we all know where Soylent Green comes from.
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Postby Matthew Ellard » Sat Jun 17, 2017 11:48 pm

ElectricMonk wrote:At least we all know where Soylent Green comes from.
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Re: Silly Merkans

Postby Aztexan » Sun Jun 18, 2017 10:24 am

Gord wrote:It's a trick, because chickens don't have fingers. They come from ducks.


Chickens come from ducks?
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Postby Gord » Sun Jun 18, 2017 10:29 am

Aztexan wrote:
Gord wrote:It's a trick, because chickens don't have fingers. They come from ducks.

Chickens come from ducks?

Just the finger parts.
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Re: Silly Merkans

Postby Aztexan » Sun Jun 18, 2017 10:42 am

So where does the rest of the chicken come from, smart guy?
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Postby bobbo_the_Pragmatist » Sun Jun 18, 2017 10:43 am

Ha, ha..........how does one explain humor?

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Postby Gord » Sun Jun 18, 2017 10:56 am

Aztexan wrote:So where does the rest of the chicken come from, smart guy?

Other chickens.

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Classic commercial.

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Postby TJrandom » Mon Jun 19, 2017 4:26 am

lol...

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LunaNik wrote:
Lance Kennedy wrote:According to television news (so it absolutely HAS to be right), 7% of Americans believe that chocolate milk comes from brown cows. So where do they think Mars bars come from?

I wonder what they believe comes from this one?
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I'm going to guess either:
(a) regular milk, because the white part is closest to the udder, or
(b) 2% milk. :wgrin:


Blue cheese.

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Postby LunaNik » Mon Jun 19, 2017 6:45 pm

scrmbldggs wrote:
LunaNik wrote:
Lance Kennedy wrote:According to television news (so it absolutely HAS to be right), 7% of Americans believe that chocolate milk comes from brown cows. So where do they think Mars bars come from?

I wonder what they believe comes from this one?
Image

I'm going to guess either:
(a) regular milk, because the white part is closest to the udder, or
(b) 2% milk. :wgrin:


Blue cheese.

I'd better watch out for those cows, then. I'm allergic to a number of penicillium fungi. Thankfully, not the camemberti but, sadly, the roqueforti.
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Re: Silly Merkans

Postby Gawdzilla Sama » Mon Jun 19, 2017 6:55 pm

So where does paisley milk come from?
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Postby ElectricMonk » Mon Jun 19, 2017 7:23 pm

I think whipped cream is animal cruelty.
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2. Anything that's invented between when you’re fifteen and thirty-five is new and exciting and revolutionary and you can probably get a career in it.
3. Anything invented after you're thirty-five is against the natural order of things.
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Re: Silly Merkans

Postby LunaNik » Mon Jun 19, 2017 9:00 pm

ElectricMonk wrote:I think whipped cream is animal cruelty.

Nah, "Whipped Cream" is Herb Alpert's tribute to Eric Clapton...or should have been.
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...it used to be so simple, once upon a time.
Because the universe was full of ignorance all around and the scientist panned through it like a prospector crouched over a mountain stream, looking for the gold of knowledge among the gravel of unreason, the sand of uncertainty, and the little whiskery eight-legged swimming things of superstition.
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