[2012-Dec-03] Okay, so Zach has no clue what eggnog is

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Re: [2012-Dec-3] Okay, so Zach has no clue what eggnog is

Postby Peon » Sat Dec 08, 2012 11:58 pm

How delightful.
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Re: [2012-Dec-3] Okay, so Zach has no clue what eggnog is

Postby Jynto » Sun Dec 09, 2012 3:37 am

This comic is wrong about one thing: mince pies. Mince pies are surely the exception to this Christmas rule.
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Re: [2012-Dec-3] Okay, so Zach has no clue what eggnog is

Postby nobody » Sun Dec 09, 2012 2:15 pm

I was disappointed as a child, and still am to some extent as a man. Mince pies. I like savoury things really, preferable to sweet in my opinion. So mince, delightful beef or pork, a tasty treat, turns out to be fruit or something? fuck's sake. So that's my tale. Please continue this great oral history by telling it to your children and grandchildren
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Re: [2012-Dec-3] Okay, so Zach has no clue what eggnog is

Postby Sahan » Sun Dec 09, 2012 2:45 pm

I remember having a similar experience when I was in the UK last Christmas. Mince pies aren't great, but they'd be okay if it weren't for the horribly misleading title that lures the uninformed.
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Re: [2012-Dec-3] Okay, so Zach has no clue what eggnog is

Postby nobody » Sun Dec 09, 2012 3:40 pm

My mother had the opposite experience once, because for some reason she likes the sweet mince pies. She went to Greg's and bought a very large mince pie that turned out to be meat. But that only happened once, I have to deal with not having a meat pie ALL SEASON LONG
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Re: [2012-Dec-3] Okay, so Zach has no clue what eggnog is

Postby Apocalyptus » Tue Dec 11, 2012 5:58 am

nobody wrote:I was disappointed as a child, and still am to some extent as a man. Mince pies. I like savoury things really, preferable to sweet in my opinion. So mince, delightful beef or pork, a tasty treat, turns out to be fruit or something? fuck's sake. So that's my tale. Please continue this great oral history by telling it to your children and grandchildren


Apparently the original "mince" from mince pies had both fruit and meat in it.
I like mince pies, but I think I'm going to have to try to make a more traditional mince pie one day because I'm really curious as to how it would taste.
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Re: [2012-Dec-3] Okay, so Zach has no clue what eggnog is

Postby nobody » Tue Dec 11, 2012 1:52 pm

maybe on your death bed you look bad

"I wonder if meat and fruit would taste good"

dead. in heaven

"would it have tasted good?"

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Re: [2012-Dec-3] Okay, so Zach has no clue what eggnog is

Postby Apocalyptus » Tue Dec 11, 2012 11:08 pm

I look back? Is that what you're trying to say?
Because if you're implying I won't be photoshoot-ready on my death bed, you're wrong mister.
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Re: [2012-Dec-3] Okay, so Zach has no clue what eggnog is

Postby nobody » Tue Dec 11, 2012 11:38 pm

yeah I meant back. this isn't tumblr, I cant' get noets here so I do'nt give a shit if they'res a typo
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Re: [2012-Dec-3] Okay, so Zach has no clue what eggnog is

Postby Sahan » Wed Dec 12, 2012 4:04 am

I didn't know mince pies had such a controversial history either. Consider me fascinated.
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Re: [2012-Dec-3] Okay, so Zach has no clue what eggnog is

Postby carbonstealer » Wed Dec 12, 2012 8:55 am

I'm okay with sweet pies, but mince pies are totally gross. I kept on mistaking them for something delicious in my childhood and every christmas experienced the horror of having to get the sultana-y taste out of my mouth
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Re: [2012-Dec-3] Okay, so Zach has no clue what eggnog is

Postby Apocalyptus » Thu Dec 13, 2012 1:19 am

Have you ever had a home-made one? They taste a lot better than the supermarket ones.
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Re: [2012-Dec-3] Okay, so Zach has no clue what eggnog is

Postby carbonstealer » Thu Dec 13, 2012 11:08 am

Do home made ones still have sultanas? If so, then they are probably still disgusting to me
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Re: [2012-Dec-3] Okay, so Zach has no clue what eggnog is

Postby Apocalyptus » Fri Dec 14, 2012 8:24 am

Depends who's making them! You could make your own delicious, sultana free ones.
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