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Old 05-30-2007, 12:18 AM   #61
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Corn Dogs it is, CF
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Old 05-30-2007, 08:28 AM   #62
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38 turns to figure out C M and then it's one turn each for G S A and C D?
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Old 05-30-2007, 09:26 AM   #63
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Cranberry Muffin?
Cran-freaking-berry muffin?

What is this grocery store, some freaking organic co-op BS?

*muttering*

Guess I must be cheap, cuz Fareway doesn't have it's own bakery dept. (and neither did the store I practically grew up working in) You want muffins? Buy the mix baby, and have at it.

Sigh. NEXT!!!
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Old 05-30-2007, 09:28 AM   #64
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I've never seen a cranberry muffin in a grocery store either, but then I never looked.
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Old 05-30-2007, 09:30 AM   #65
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As I explained, "cranberry muffins" was suggested by my TWELVE YEAR-OLD BROTHER, not exactly a culinary obscurist.
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Old 05-30-2007, 11:02 AM   #66
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You so need a Wegmans.
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Old 05-30-2007, 11:18 AM   #67
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Oooh, went to a Wegman's in Rochester NY while visiting in-laws years ago. That place rocks! But one thing Ohio (and Northern KY) have is Jungle Jim's. It's the best!

Yep, no 12 year old would have said condensed milk.

Do we have a new one?
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Old 05-30-2007, 01:15 PM   #68
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Do we have a new one?
Clodfobble guessed "Corn Dogs" correctly, so Clodfobble starts the next round. Yo! Fob!
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Old 05-30-2007, 01:20 PM   #69
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You so need a Wegmans.
why WHY did I click that link before lunch?

Ya'll just wait. Juuuuuuuust wait. I'm going to Trader Joe's this weekend in the Twin Cities, and I'mma cominn' back with a whole list of stuff.

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Old 05-30-2007, 01:22 PM   #70
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No cranberries down there? Or no muffins? Or you call them something else?
I think the Aussies might be like us - we see (American-style) muffins as cakes. You don't eat cakes for breakfast

I wouldn't have got Granny Smiths apples either though - and we have plenty of those.
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Old 05-30-2007, 01:27 PM   #71
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I don't want anyone to miss the point: A good letter combination doesn't come from exotic ingredients. In fact, the challenge is to find a quite pedestrian food item that is hard to guess.

My wife, upon her first attempt at this game, did "cannellini beans" - our resonse to which was WHAT the HELL are "cannellini beans" ??? There's no point to the game if you haven't ever heard of the damn thing in your whole life! That kind of shit is very uncool.
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Old 05-30-2007, 01:30 PM   #72
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I wouldn't have got Granny Smiths apples either though - and we have plenty of those.
GSA was easy because too much information was provided...if that makes any sense.
2-letter combinations could be anything, 3-letter combinations are a significantly more narrow field.
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Old 05-30-2007, 01:36 PM   #73
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Cannellini beans I have eaten
Corndogs and cranberry muffins I have not

I doubt I'll ever get an answer right
Where's Clod? I want to play!
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Old 05-30-2007, 01:41 PM   #74
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Cannellini beans I have eaten
Corndogs and cranberry muffins I have not
I have not played this game internationally before, so it may be a challenge to come up with "fair" food items. The game really operates on the honor system, and this may be harder, not knowing what other people have heard of, or not.

As for "cannellini beans" - I have eaten them, but never knew what they were called. I had never heard the term "cannellini beans" ...

As for Corn Dogs - you may not have eaten them, but I assume you were aware that they exist/had heard the term before?

As for cranberry muffins - I haven't had one, but I could have extrapolated from blueberry muffins, etc. to what else starts with "C"
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Old 05-30-2007, 01:46 PM   #75
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I'm not really waa, waa, waahing - but I think it will be a challenge to make it international.

Re cranberry muffins - I could have thought all year and not come up with that - we only drink cranberries over here, or serve the sauce with turkey. Muffins are a teatime food, split and toasted and spread with butter. They come as plain, cheese or wholemeal with raisins. Think how long it would take you to come up with Cheese Muffins and you'll get my drift.

Similarly - I am aware from Stephen King books that Corn Dogs exist. Hell - I even tried one in San Francisco for that very reason (bleurgh!). Would I have thought of them as a supermarket food - no.

Anyway, like I said I'm not seriously raising it as an issue - I think I am going to be a poor player and am getting my excuses in early
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