NUTS!

in reality, all of this has been a total load of old bollocks

Pick one - only one nut

Peanut
1
4%
Walnut
0
No votes
Brazil nut
3
12%
Cashew
7
28%
Almond
1
4%
Hazel
1
4%
Pecan
3
12%
Those Hawaiian nutsI I fucking can't remember the name …
2
8%
Chestnut
1
4%
Beer
1
4%
3/4 inch
0
No votes
Testicle
1
4%
Coconut
0
No votes
Another fucking kind of nut
4
16%
 
Total votes: 25

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NUTS!

Postby Jimbo » 09 Jul 2016, 13:00

What if a squirrel got hold of a can of mixed nuts? Somehow got the lid off with its squirrelly teeth and tiny squirrelly hands. How fucking happy would that squirrel be?
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Re: NUTS!

Postby Diamond Dog » 09 Jul 2016, 13:04

Brazil nut. That is THE END.
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Re: NUTS!

Postby Rayge » 09 Jul 2016, 13:08

You left out macadamias. and betel nuts, not to mention right-wing gun-nuts.

But it has to be brazils. Fascinating plant. Cannot be grown commercially outside Brazil as it has a ridiculously complicated sex life
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Re: NUTS!

Postby Jimbo » 09 Jul 2016, 13:13

Rayge wrote:macadamias


That's that fucking Hawaiian nut! Thanks Ray.
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Re: NUTS!

Postby Dr Markus » 09 Jul 2016, 14:03

No jimbo option? ;)
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Re: NUTS!

Postby Jimbo » 09 Jul 2016, 14:18

Dr Markus wrote:No jimbo option? ;)


:x

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Re: NUTS!

Postby Flowere » 09 Jul 2016, 15:41

Walnuts have a wonderful complex bitter/creamy flavour. And pecans are lovely things too. But yeah - if I had to choose one then I'd probably go for brazil nuts too.
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Re: NUTS!

Postby sloopjohnc » 09 Jul 2016, 16:05

Another kind of nut.

1. macadamia
2. pistachio
3. cashews
4. peanuts

5. not really a nut, but sunflower seeds
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Re: NUTS!

Postby sloopjohnc » 09 Jul 2016, 16:05

Rayge wrote:But it has to be brazils. Fascinating plant. Cannot be grown commercially outside Brazil as it has a ridiculously complicated sex life


Oh, I wish I could say the same.
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Re: NUTS!

Postby Six String » 09 Jul 2016, 16:47

Sticking to my roots I have to go with pecans. They have been part of my life since I was old enough to eat them. Hazel nuts are my exotic choice. I always picked them out of the mixed nut bag first. Then as a young adult discovered their greatness through exotic chocolates from Switzerland and Belgium. Brazil nuts are certainly great too and high in selenium. Almonds and walnuts, especially Marcona almonds are superb as well. Pine nuts are pretty ace too. I love nuts.

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Re: NUTS!

Postby souphound » 09 Jul 2016, 16:55

Hazelnuts for me please. They are the best when combined with chocolate. And I luv chocolate. Nuts about it even.
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Re: NUTS!

Postby Flower » 09 Jul 2016, 17:02

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Re: NUTS!

Postby Jimbo » 09 Jul 2016, 17:28

Flower wrote:Image


How could I have forgotten pistachios? Doh!
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Re: NUTS!

Postby Fonz » 09 Jul 2016, 18:14

Cashew!

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Re: NUTS!

Postby Samoan » 09 Jul 2016, 19:27

Jimbo wrote:What if a squirrel got hold of a can of mixed nuts? Somehow got the lid off with its squirrelly teeth and tiny squirrelly hands. How fucking happy would that squirrel be?

I've got to hand it to squirrels, they're a tenacious bunch.
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Re: NUTS!

Postby Polishgirl » 09 Jul 2016, 19:36

And, yes; hello!! Salted pistachios are the king of nuts. Closely followed by peanuts and hazelnuts.

Brazils are the nuts of death- all nasty and waxy and demoralising.
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Re: NUTS!

Postby Graham Murakami » 09 Jul 2016, 20:16

Nuts are great. Pistachios are probably the best, and peanuts have something that no other nuts have, but I love them all.

Pine nuts are a new thing, but I feel there should be more nuts in the world sneaking into our fancier food-stores. Why aren't our supermarkets full of the nut equivalent of starfruit and persimmons?

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Re: NUTS!

Postby Hugh » 09 Jul 2016, 20:45

Dave Onion wrote:Walnuts have a wonderful complex bitter/creamy flavour. And pecans are lovely things too. But yeah - if I had to choose one then I'd probably go for brazil nuts too.


Michael Stipe once described the walnut as the earwax of the nut world and I think he had a point

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Re: NUTS!

Postby John aka Josh » 09 Jul 2016, 22:19

Graham Murakami wrote:Nuts are great. Pistachios are probably the best, and peanuts have something that no other nuts have, but I love them all.





Perhaps because peanuts aren't nuts but beans?



Agree with pistachios being the best, with chestnuts a close runner up.
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Re: NUTS!

Postby Graham Murakami » 10 Jul 2016, 09:36

John aka Josh wrote:
Graham Murakami wrote:Nuts are great. Pistachios are probably the best, and peanuts have something that no other nuts have, but I love them all.





Perhaps because peanuts aren't nuts but beans?



Agree with pistachios being the best, with chestnuts a close runner up.


Nobody actually thinks that though, do they? We all know the fact, and would say that peanuts aren't nuts in a quiz, but we also know it's not really true in real life.