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Message 1639863 - Posted: 10 Feb 2015, 22:18:48 UTC - in response to Message 1639754.  

For years there was and probably still is the belief, that brown eggs tasted better then white ones and were more nutritious. It was proved scientifically wrong but people still believed it. It's the same as growing your own vegetables, they always taste better than shop bought produce, yes they are fresher and not forced, but you need a pretty good palate to notice that much difference.

Yet in the States i believe it's the other way round, and white eggs are the norm.
When i was in Egypt before Christmas all the eggs there were white.

I hope this shell color preference difference doesn't mean this thread has to be moved to politics. ;-)
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Message 1639897 - Posted: 10 Feb 2015, 23:07:20 UTC - in response to Message 1639863.  
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For years there was and probably still is the belief, that brown eggs tasted better then white ones and were more nutritious. It was proved scientifically wrong but people still believed it. It's the same as growing your own vegetables, they always taste better than shop bought produce, yes they are fresher and not forced, but you need a pretty good palate to notice that much difference.

Yet in the States i believe it's the other way round, and white eggs are the norm.
When i was in Egypt before Christmas all the eggs there were white.

I hope this shell color preference difference doesn't mean this thread has to be moved to politics. ;-)

Hmmn, interesting point. Does a Muslim chicken's egg look & taste different than a Christian chicken's egg? :-)

Oh BTW, whatever ever happened to: -

"Patience is a virtue"? did it get lost somewhere along the line?
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Message 1639914 - Posted: 10 Feb 2015, 23:30:28 UTC
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Patience is not just a virtue, it's a must.

I say that after just doing a factory reset on an ASUS Win8 laptop and now I waiting for over a 1GB of Windows updates (that doesn't include the Win8.1 upgrade from what I can see). :-(

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Message 1640164 - Posted: 11 Feb 2015, 14:16:11 UTC - in response to Message 1640130.  

Patience makes happy fisherman....


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Message 1640292 - Posted: 11 Feb 2015, 19:35:31 UTC - in response to Message 1640286.  

I have never seen a happy one yet sitting on the banks of a river in the cold and rain ....


I think you haven't met a real fisherman yet.....



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Message 1640301 - Posted: 11 Feb 2015, 19:40:39 UTC - in response to Message 1640292.  
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I have never seen a happy one yet sitting on the banks of a river in the cold and rain ....


I think you haven't met a real fisherman yet.....



I haven't fished in years, but what I do remember with fondness is regardless of the cold & rain, the peacefulness was thoroughly enjoyable.

Also, a real fisherman would have all the necessary equipment making the cold & rain an invalid reason not to fish.

Also, a real fisherman takes time out to look at the sky & smell the roses. Some should try that some day, their patience levels might increase somewhat, to their benefit of course :-)
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Message 1640313 - Posted: 11 Feb 2015, 19:54:36 UTC - in response to Message 1640301.  

I haven't fished in years, but what I do remember with fondness is regardless of the cold & rain, the peacefulness was thoroughly enjoyable.


Just think, if I clean up my act we could be friends!


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Message 1640317 - Posted: 11 Feb 2015, 20:01:38 UTC - in response to Message 1640313.  

I haven't fished in years, but what I do remember with fondness is regardless of the cold & rain, the peacefulness was thoroughly enjoyable.


Just think, if I clean up my act we could be friends!


LOL. Can remember one particular night, 'er indoors asked me why the fascination with night fishing...

...told her to give it a try one night. Should've kept my mouth shut, no more peacefulness :-(
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Message 1640318 - Posted: 11 Feb 2015, 20:19:08 UTC

You Fool!

:):)


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Message 1640353 - Posted: 11 Feb 2015, 21:09:10 UTC - in response to Message 1640318.  

You Fool!

:):)


Yep, deservedly so :-(
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Message 1640891 - Posted: 12 Feb 2015, 20:01:21 UTC

Well, the discussion sure changed quickly. I still need to respond to the eggs.

It used to be that one store or another usually had Large (or larger) for .99/dozen, but they've gone up in the last few years. Now, $2.09 is typical, although it really annoys me to pay that much. Aldi is usually 1.59, I think. Right now one small local grocery chain has a coupon in its weekly sale flyer to get a dozen for .99, limit 1 with additional $10 purchase.

There are people who prefer brown eggs and will pay more for them. Some people will also pay more, over $3/dozen, for organic and other fancy kinds of eggs. I say bah to that.

There are a couple of places I pass on my way to the museum that sell their own fresh eggs, without all the inspection and processing necessary for grocery stores, but they actually cost more, not less, than the store.

Topic: I have little patience for high food prices.
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Message 1640903 - Posted: 12 Feb 2015, 20:22:55 UTC

Way back in the last century, I had a university room mate who had grown up on a Michigan farm. Part of his daily chores had been to collect eggs in the morning, clean them, and take them in to town to deliver to customers. After some customers said they would pay extra for "really fresh" eggs, he started keeping some eggs uncleaned, and then charged extra for them.

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Message 1640907 - Posted: 12 Feb 2015, 20:27:43 UTC - in response to Message 1640903.  

he started keeping some eggs uncleaned, and then charged extra for them.


My kind of fellow......
The customer is always mostly right....



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Message 1640912 - Posted: 12 Feb 2015, 20:31:41 UTC - in response to Message 1640907.  

he started keeping some eggs uncleaned, and then charged extra for them.


My kind of fellow......
The customer is always mostly right....



Love your subtlety :-)
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Message 1641056 - Posted: 13 Feb 2015, 2:40:41 UTC - in response to Message 1640907.  

he started keeping some eggs uncleaned, and then charged extra for them.


My kind of fellow......
The customer is always mostly right....



There's a story that one time Samuel Insull, the Chicago utility mogul who also owned several interurban railroads, was riding a train on his South Shore Line in Indiana. The he asked the conductor to ask the engineer if he couldn't go just a little faster. The conductor relayed the request. The train was already going 90, but the track was so smooth you couldn't tell. The engineer started randomly setting and releasing the brakes a little bit, causing some jerkiness and actually losing speed, but when the conductor returned, Mr. Insull said that was just fine.
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Message 1641211 - Posted: 13 Feb 2015, 13:23:29 UTC

All this fuss over eggs. They're all the same when they're fried scrambled or boiled.
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Message 1641246 - Posted: 13 Feb 2015, 14:40:23 UTC - in response to Message 1641168.  

Some people will also pay more, over $3/dozen, for organic and other fancy kinds of eggs. I say bah to that.

Please yourself. I flatly refuse to buy eggs from caged hens. Nor will I buy "Barn eggs" either. I will pay extra for free range eggs as a matter of principle and animal welfare. So bah to you too!

Free Range a/k/a the salmonella special chicken s*** everywhere egg, triple antibiotics for the hens and dump the eggs in a chemical bath that makes pink slime look appealing. ;-)
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Message 1641251 - Posted: 13 Feb 2015, 14:42:58 UTC - in response to Message 1641246.  

Some people will also pay more, over $3/dozen, for organic and other fancy kinds of eggs. I say bah to that.

Please yourself. I flatly refuse to buy eggs from caged hens. Nor will I buy "Barn eggs" either. I will pay extra for free range eggs as a matter of principle and animal welfare. So bah to you too!

Free Range a/k/a the salmonella special chicken s*** everywhere egg, triple antibiotics for the hens and dump the eggs in a chemical bath that makes pink slime look appealing. ;-)

& I bet they look nice scrambled :-)
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Message 1641437 - Posted: 13 Feb 2015, 21:25:50 UTC - in response to Message 1641418.  
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Just for you...

Lovely Jubbly

...& just for you, over the next month, my RAC will be several ,000's, that should keep me posting for a while longer :-)

Oh as for politicians? Yep, as long as the 1st one is Nickerless Clegg :-) The money I save the taxpayer ROFLMAO.
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Message 1641443 - Posted: 13 Feb 2015, 21:34:44 UTC

Well I had thought better of both of you but I see we have descended to name calling and insults.

It is not pretty, has absolutely nothing to do with the other posters on these forums so please take it off line.

Further posts that snipe at each other will be hidden.

You both know better.

Thank you.
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