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potatoes and crazy norwegians
« on: 15/02/2005 21:14:25 »
hms, i don't know if this is only common knowlegde in Norway, since NONE of the people i've met in england seems to know of it, but that might be, since we are a bit weird, and well, it's very cold and boring up there[:I]

do any of you know what happens to a potato if you freece it??[:p]




 

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Re: potatoes and crazy norwegians
« Reply #1 on: 15/02/2005 21:21:58 »
it gets cold !!!...but...as a firm believer in empirical study I will place a potatoe in the freezer and will report here tomorrow the results of this important study.


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Re: potatoes and crazy norwegians
« Reply #2 on: 15/02/2005 21:38:36 »
haha, cool:D

can't wait to hear from you:)

(but you have to taste it before you reply[:p])
« Last Edit: 15/02/2005 21:40:06 by kristin »
 

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Re: potatoes and crazy norwegians
« Reply #3 on: 16/02/2005 01:24:03 »
i'm gonna guess it gets mushy because all of the cells burst in the freezing/thawing process

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Re: potatoes and crazy norwegians
« Reply #4 on: 16/02/2005 01:25:16 »
p.s. welcome kristin...  i've noticed you poking your head in a few places today and haven't said "hi" yet

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Re: potatoes and crazy norwegians
« Reply #5 on: 16/02/2005 08:34:54 »
Well, eleven hours later and potatoe is thoroughly miffed !!..obviously potatoe had no idea what it was letting itself in for. I can report that potatoe is as hard as a rock and therefore I can not take a bite, but when I come home from work tonight I shall endeavour to take a chomp when potatoe is defrozen.......I can't wait !!!!!!



You rotter, it was freeeezing !!..brrrrrrrr !!

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Re: potatoes and crazy norwegians
« Reply #6 on: 16/02/2005 11:16:17 »
well, guess i can say hi back, then :)
'hi, how are you today?:)

well, okay neil, but you still need to eat it when cold, kay???

lol, this better work now[:I]
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Re: potatoes and crazy norwegians
« Reply #7 on: 16/02/2005 18:56:00 »
damn! hurry up neil! the suspense is killing me here!!

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Re: potatoes and crazy norwegians
« Reply #8 on: 16/02/2005 19:46:50 »


YUCK !!!



OH DEAR !!

I've come home to find potatoe is as soft as if it's been boiled for half an hour and totally saturated !!....I can squeeze it like a sponge...poor potatoe !!

I think I deserve a bloody medal !!!;)

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Re: potatoes and crazy norwegians
« Reply #9 on: 16/02/2005 19:51:13 »
....so MAYO was RIGHT !!..of course !!

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Re: potatoes and crazy norwegians
« Reply #10 on: 16/02/2005 20:37:19 »
oh my!! that image took a while to pop up..... kind of startled me!!  poor spud!  you didn't get to bite it while it was frozen then?

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« Reply #11 on: 16/02/2005 20:46:02 »
quote:
Originally posted by MayoFlyFarmer

oh my!! that image took a while to pop up..... kind of startled me!!  poor spud!  you didn't get to bite it while it was frozen then?

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Chum...that spud was as hard as a rock this morning !!...no way could I bite it !!..well...I could bite it but I would have either smashed my teeth or left them in the spud !!....

Shall I reduce the size of the piccy ?....didn't mean to startle you though...I know what you mean...that is one ugly potatoe !!!:D

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Re: potatoes and crazy norwegians
« Reply #12 on: 16/02/2005 20:48:33 »
lol, um i dunno what to say. that's not what happened when we did it in school a few years ago:) (but then we didn't freeze it for so many hours;) i dunno. the only thing that is supposed to happen (besides the potato getting cold) is that it becomes really
sweet-tasting:)

but it was great of you to try, thnx:D

lol, i may post a new challenge for ya in a few weeks:)
 

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« Reply #13 on: 16/02/2005 20:52:17 »
Kristin...Now that I think about it,it did actually taste a little sweet. Though I didn't swallow it.

Glad I could help :D

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Re: potatoes and crazy norwegians
« Reply #14 on: 16/02/2005 21:18:40 »
haha, well i guess that pic is 'a bit' scary' ;)
that potato just looks menacing

but the ring is sexy anyways, so that makes up for it, eh???
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Re: potatoes and crazy norwegians
« Reply #15 on: 16/02/2005 22:07:52 »
Made the piccy smaller...should be less scary...I hope !!;):);)

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Re: potatoes and crazy norwegians
« Reply #16 on: 16/02/2005 22:23:00 »
Great work, Neil. Are you really Phil Collins?
 

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Re: potatoes and crazy norwegians
« Reply #17 on: 17/02/2005 00:53:58 »
quote:
Originally posted by kristin

haha, well i guess that pic is 'a bit' scary' ;)
that potato just looks menacing

but the ring is sexy anyways, so that makes up for it, eh???
lol, [:p] im a pro goofball, thats me



uh.... yeah.... the.... er.... "potato"..... is the scary part of that picture....;)

kristin.... how long did you freeze them for when you did it in class?  did you do whole potatoes? or does it work with little chunks?  how sweet does it get?  did they explain why to you? does anyone know how this works??!!  I'm so intriuged!

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Re: potatoes and crazy norwegians
« Reply #18 on: 17/02/2005 10:44:39 »
lol, um can't really remember. think it's just a few hours.
and if i remember correctly it has got something to do with the starch molecule being broken up into smaller pieces, a- glucose or something, but i can't guarantee it..

(did you really think i meant the potato was the scary part??;)
oh, no, i've lost my sarcasm!![:0] whatever shall i do now???)[:p]
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Re: potatoes and crazy norwegians
« Reply #19 on: 17/02/2005 14:38:51 »
L O L

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Re: potatoes and crazy norwegians
« Reply #20 on: 17/02/2005 16:12:10 »
what's this in my pocket??     oh!!  why its kristin's sarcasm!!!!  (and a bunch of lint)  I'm putting them both in the mail for you right now Kiristin, don't know how they got there!

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Re: potatoes and crazy norwegians
« Reply #21 on: 17/02/2005 17:12:36 »
[:p][:p][:p][:p][:p][:p][:p]
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Re: potatoes and crazy norwegians
« Reply #22 on: 21/02/2005 19:31:28 »
Examining the bite-marks on that poor potato leads me to believe that Neil needs some orthodontia on his upper-left frontal incisor. I think the potato-rights protection people will be in touch, Neil. You seem to have abused the poor thing, it had a very sad expression.
 

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« Reply #23 on: 21/02/2005 21:00:41 »
quote:
Originally posted by gsmollin

Examining the bite-marks on that poor potato leads me to believe that Neil needs some orthodontia on his upper-left frontal incisor. I think the potato-rights protection people will be in touch, Neil. You seem to have abused the poor thing, it had a very sad expression.



I've already been contacted by the ' League Against Cruelty To Potatoes ' and in respect of bringing joy to the potatoe worshippers I do in fact have an hour long appointment with the dentist tomorrow in preparation of a crown for a tooth.....arrrrgghh !!!



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Re: potatoes and crazy norwegians
« Reply #24 on: 02/03/2005 22:09:08 »
Ouch!! that sounds VERY painful...[xx(]
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