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Old 11-18-11, 02:17 PM   #26
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First of all, x is a robot -a prototype, actually. And Jsharr has freely admitted the galaxy of his true origin.
I didn't know about x being a robot. He's pretty good for a prototype.


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Nice to know that. I would have thought that someone who loves fake chocolate milk wouldn't have such discriminating taste. ;P
Also, YooHoo does indeed contain chocolate and milk, so I am not sure what is so fake about it. Unless we're having a Cartesian debate about what is real and what is not, in which case YooHoo is most certainly real.
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Also, YooHoo does indeed contain chocolate and milk, so I am not sure what is so fake about it. Unless we're having a Cartesian debate about what is real and what is not, in which case YooHoo is most certainly real.
We didn't even know it existed until Couch stole yours. Now we have to take the word of you two as fact.
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First of all, x is a robot -a prototype, actually.
Alas, I am but a script. However, any sufficiently advanced script is indistinguishable from magic.

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We didn't even know it existed until Couch stole yours. Now we have to take the word of you two as fact.
If you recall, I, too, have beheld and even consumed The Yoohoo.
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Old 11-18-11, 02:43 PM   #29
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I didn't know about x being a robot. He's pretty good for a prototype.
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Alas, I am but a script. However, any sufficiently advanced script is indistinguishable from magic.

If you recall, I, too, have beheld and even consumed The Yoohoo.
Good to know. But I imagine that robots have little fear of mouldy [sic] syrup or spoiled milk (why else YooHoo?).
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I use real maple syrup. Cost more, but darn it! I'M WORTH IT!
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We didn't even know it existed until Couch stole yours. Now we have to take the word of you two as fact.
This is balderdash and poppycock. YooHoo is probably far more available in PA than it is here on the left coast.
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Hey, we're all humans here. Okay, we're not too sure about Couch, but most of us are humans here.
you take that back. you take it back now.
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This is balderdash and poppycock. YooHoo is probably far more available in PA than it is here on the left coast.
In terms of natural languages, I only know nonsense. I don't know either balderdash or poppycock.
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you take that back. you take it back now.
For you, I will take it back. Apparently the following Foosters are not in fact humans:
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For you, I will take it back.
Good idea. He has this thing that goes *ZOT* and you don't want to know what happens next.
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Old 11-18-11, 03:39 PM   #37
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My wife's uncle lives near Saratoga and he taps trees, takes the sap to the co-op, and gets gallons of the stuff. Sometimes he sends us a quart or two for Christmas.
Wife's uncle gets gallons, sometimes sends you a quart. Sounds like my in-law's
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So the new Cdn $100s smell like maple syrup? What do the $50s smell like? Back bacon? Cretons? Poutine scented $20s?

Real maple syrup, FTW. We live spare, but real syrup is one of a few things we do not scrimp on. Oddly enough, the worse the grade, the better the flavor -- we like Grade B whenever we can get it, bolder maple flavor, and cheaper than most Grade A stuff.

On occasion, I've made my own. Lots of work for not much output. Sad, when a week's work results in maybe 2qts of syrup. Gladly pay high prices for store-bought stuff.
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Old 11-18-11, 04:58 PM   #39
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For you, I will take it back. Apparently the following Foosters are not in fact humans:
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Old 11-18-11, 05:46 PM   #40
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Back on topic...

I think this is great. Scented money. Yet another security feature to make money more secure.
And another security feature the U.S. won't use because of "tradition."
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Old 11-18-11, 05:51 PM   #41
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I think this is great. Scented money. Yet another security feature to make money more secure.
And another security feature the U.S. won't use because of "tradition."
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Screw tradition. If smelly plastic dollars save us money and make them less prone to counterfeiting, I'd be all for it.
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Old 11-18-11, 05:52 PM   #42
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I'll bet a lot of the $1 bills smell like Molson's.
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In response, Canadian Tire Money now has that new car smell.
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Asa usual Canada is w-a-y ahead of the US!
Get rid of paper money and replace it with plastic/maple scented money!
We are still waiting for the US to get rid of those copper pennies that cost 3 cents to produce.
Maybe we can import them thru Wallmart from China?
Real maple syrup . . . you mean there is another kind?
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Real maple syrup, FTW. We live spare, but real syrup is one of a few things we do not scrimp on. Oddly enough, the worse the grade, the better the flavor -- we like Grade B whenever we can get it, bolder maple flavor, and cheaper than most Grade A stuff.
I can find Grade A maple syrup at all the stores up here. Grade B, never. And how I wish I could. I have had it and I greatly prefer it over Grade A.
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I've noticed that our local stores have what they call real maple syrup. It is in small bottles and much more expensive than the fake stuff. I haven't bought any to try yet so I don't know how real it is. I was going to recommend that you guys that are missing the stuff or have never tried it should go to your local grocery store and look for it. If somebody buys some and tries it, let me know how it is. Also I'm sure that you could find pleny of places in new england that would ship it to you.
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Maybe this explains the smell: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmedhealth/PMH0001411/
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I can find Grade A maple syrup at all the stores up here. Grade B, never. And how I wish I could. I have had it and I greatly prefer it over Grade A.
Trader Joe's has Grade B here. I think Costco might have it, too.

I get Trader Joe's organic Grade B. It has a bit of a coffee aftertaste, which is yummy.
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It has a bit of a coffee aftertaste, which is yummy.
That DOES sound good.
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Real maple syrup is great. I had never tasted it until we visited Vermont a few years ago.

That stuff that they sell in stores as maple-flavored pancake syrup is sickening. And I mean literally sickening- something happened to me when I was a child and made me associate the smell with being really sick, so I cannot eat that syrup today, or even smell it. But real maple syrup doesn't smell like that. It is unfortunate that it is so expensive.

I like pancakes and waffles, I eat them with honey and butter.
The corn-syrup-based stuff is nasty. But I think 1 cup water, 1 cup granulated sugar, 1 cup brown sugar and 1/2 teaspoon of Mapeline artificial maple flavor make pretty good syrup.

*flees from the Genuine Maple Syrup Supremacists*
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