Does your chili add up?

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Rusty246
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Does your chili add up? - Fri, 01/30/04 9:20 AM
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Heard on the radio that Hormel is recalling 140,000 lbs of chili in 16 or 17 states. Seems as though a calculator fell in a vat somewhere along the way. Customers were finding rubber and plastics. Extra chewy chili!

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RE: Does your chili add up? - Fri, 01/30/04 9:38 AM
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Chili con carnage.

Rusty246
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RE: Does your chili add up? - Fri, 01/30/04 10:07 AM
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"4" alarm chili.....

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RE: Does your chili add up? - Fri, 01/30/04 10:10 AM
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Additional Chili

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RE: Does your chili add up? - Fri, 01/30/04 10:13 AM
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Rumor has it that Hormel only discovered such occurrence following customers reporting that after consuming their chili, they not only went number "2" but also "2.833," "6,781" and "58.12%."

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RE: Does your chili add up? - Fri, 01/30/04 10:22 AM
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I assume then, that the chili is Y2K compliant.

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RE: Does your chili add up? - Fri, 01/30/04 10:59 AM
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You guys are just too damned funny!

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RE: Does your chili add up? - Fri, 01/30/04 11:47 AM
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A calculator in the Chili????...It just doesn't "add" up...I mean all things being "equal".

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RE: Does your chili add up? - Fri, 01/30/04 12:01 PM
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Wonder if this company error was first noticed by the bean counters?

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RE: Does your chili add up? - Fri, 01/30/04 12:08 PM
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Now that was a good "one"
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Originally posted by i95

Wonder if this company error was first noticed by the bean counters?

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RE: Does your chili add up? - Fri, 01/30/04 1:36 PM
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Yeah, but is it Atkins-friendly?

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RE: Does your chili add up? - Fri, 01/30/04 1:46 PM
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You guys are all too funny!!! LOL!!!

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RE: Does your chili add up? - Fri, 01/30/04 2:10 PM
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Add some corn chips and you have the traditional chili and frito pi.

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RE: Does your chili add up? - Fri, 01/30/04 2:13 PM
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Originally posted by Pwingsx

Add some corn chips and you have the traditional chili and frito pi.


but pi are round - cornbread is squared

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RE: Does your chili add up? - Fri, 01/30/04 2:14 PM
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They don't use a recipe to make chili, they use an equation.

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RE: Does your chili add up? - Fri, 01/30/04 3:24 PM
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I think we are overlooking the most compelling issue here - What was someone doing standing over a vat of chili with a calculator in the first place?

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RE: Does your chili add up? - Fri, 01/30/04 3:32 PM
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Perhaps he was recounting his childhood memories?

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RE: Does your chili add up? - Fri, 01/30/04 5:35 PM
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I dunno -- I said corn chips, not corn bread -- and they are kind of curvy.

And when I make cornbread in my cast iron skillet, it's round!

I think I should win.

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RE: Does your chili add up? - Fri, 01/30/04 6:21 PM
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quote:
Originally posted by Lone Star

quote:
Originally posted by Pwingsx

Add some corn chips and you have the traditional chili and frito pi.


but pi are round - cornbread is squared


That is irrational.

Grampy
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RE: Does your chili add up? - Fri, 01/30/04 6:35 PM
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Originally posted by clothier

Those vats aren't really open, everything is pretty much done by machine. The only way that calculator could get in the chili is by someone putting it there.


A heinous plot, no doubt. I think this requires counter-intelligence.

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RE: Does your chili add up? - Sat, 01/31/04 4:59 AM
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Mmmm....I want sum!!!!!

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RE: Does your chili add up? - Sat, 01/31/04 7:36 AM
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It was probably one of those TI's, but I prefer chili Mac.

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RE: Does your chili add up? - Sun, 02/1/04 2:34 AM
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quote:
Originally posted by clothier

quote:
Originally posted by Pwingsx

I dunno -- I said corn chips, not corn bread -- and they are kind of curvy.

And when I make cornbread in my cast iron skillet, it's round!

I think I should win.


Sorry. here's why lone Star is on top:

1) she's from texas

2) it was very funny, if not quite a direct quote

3) she's totally hot

4) the judge's decision is totaly arbitrary.


Come now, this is getting divisive.

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RE: Does your chili add up? - Sun, 02/1/04 9:53 AM
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Heartburn by the numbers.

EliseT
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RE: Does your chili add up? - Mon, 02/2/04 4:12 AM
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Oh, my jokes are but a fraction of Lonestar's.

EliseT
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RE: Does your chili add up? - Mon, 02/2/04 9:02 PM
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Exponentially.

EliseT
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RE: Does your chili add up? - Tue, 02/3/04 5:33 AM
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Why, do you need a loan?

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RE: Does your chili add up? - Fri, 02/6/04 4:21 AM
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No reply? Did I go off too far on a tangent?

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RE: Does your chili add up? - Fri, 02/6/04 2:31 PM
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But they speak volumes.

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RE: Does your chili add up? - Fri, 02/6/04 10:33 PM
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No, I don't now anything of the sort. Are you going to keep it up until you're integer-iatric wards?

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RE: Does your chili add up? - Tue, 02/17/04 3:09 PM
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And that's why friends don't let friends eat canned chili . . .

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RE: Does your chili add up? - Tue, 02/17/04 3:24 PM
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Guess this group is divided into the beans or no beans factions . . .

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RE: Does your chili add up? - Tue, 02/17/04 3:36 PM
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Is there a sub genus, where people who eat chili on spaghetti like or don't like beans? Just asking.

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RE: Does your chili add up? - Tue, 02/17/04 3:38 PM
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quote:
Originally posted by frognot

Guess this group is divided into the beans or no beans factions . . .


I believe the word you are looking four is fractions...

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RE: Does your chili add up? - Tue, 02/17/04 3:40 PM
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quote:
Originally posted by pogophiles

quote:
Originally posted by frognot

Guess this group is divided into the beans or no beans factions . . .


I believe the word you are looking four is fractions...


i got 7/8 of the word rite

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RE: Does your chili add up? - Tue, 02/17/04 4:28 PM
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Hey, that's like 87.5%!!

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RE: Does your chili add up? - Tue, 02/17/04 4:33 PM
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Originally posted by pogophiles

Hey, that's like 87.5%!!


is that like six of one and a half dozen of another?

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RE: Does your chili add up? - Tue, 02/17/04 4:35 PM
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Nope. More like 6/1 and 600% of another...

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RE: Does your chili add up? - Tue, 02/17/04 4:43 PM
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That and a dollar-three-eighty will get you on the subway.

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RE: Does your chili add up? - Tue, 02/17/04 4:49 PM
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Originally posted by Grampy

That and a dollar-three-eighty will get you on the subway.


Subway has chili? Guess they're copying Wendy's.

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RE: Does your chili add up? - Wed, 02/18/04 9:40 AM
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Originally posted by clothier

99 44/100's % pure.


The Chili Story - What We Long For

Once upon a time there were no stressful events in the day. Life was pure and natural and the tasty days just floated by. Everything was as it seemed. Time was spent with the people you loved and that love was pure. There was a wholesome quality of living.

Everyone has these memories, and often times the mind floats back to that time of its own accord. It is called Nostalgia. It is what we look back on and long to live again. This feeling has only been captured by one foodstuff - - the 99-44/100% pure foodstuff, Chili.

It stands for what you were, what you wanted to be and what you actually became. It gives you a positive feeling about your life and your accomplishments. It takes you back to when you were a child and dinner time with that bowl of red was about taste, not beans. As surely as your mother shared this experience with you, you’ll share it with your children. Chili is what links past generations. As precious as any family heirloom, it has been passed down from grandmothers to mothers to children since at least the 1800's.

For those all-too-brief moments when you or your children are eating Chili, the flavors come through -- through to your true self, through to what you believe in. More than that, Chili believes in you. It is your mother’s voice over your shoulder telling you that you can do it. It allows for authenticity, for what your true identity stands for and security with that identity.

There is a time we all long for, a time we know we can never really return to. With Chili, the gap is bridged. The purity, the flavor, the spicyness found everyday when eating Chili takes you back there briefly. Chili believed in you then as it still does today. The only difference is, as an adult your appreciation for it has grown. It’s no longer just a tasty food that is 99-44/100% pure. Chili is what you want and what you need. For everyday use, Chili is as pure, tasty and spicy as you long to be again...

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RE: Does your chili add up? - Wed, 02/18/04 12:04 PM
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Yep. Those P&G marketers can sure write, can't they?

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RE: Does your chili add up? - Thu, 02/19/04 6:01 AM
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Oh, yuck! I just opened a can of chili and there was an accountant in it!!!

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RE: Does your chili add up? - Thu, 02/19/04 9:55 AM
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Are you going to depreciate it over three years or five?

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RE: Does your chili add up? - Thu, 04/1/04 12:43 PM
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Originally posted by Grampy

Is there a sub genus, where people who eat chili on spaghetti like or don't like beans? Just asking.
Don't know if this will help answer your question, but here in Cincinnati - where there are packed chili-spaghetti parlors in every neighborhood - the number of 3 ways (thats chili over spaghetti then topped with grated cheese, no beans) sold probably outnumebrs the 4 way bean (same as above, add beans) by 50-to-1 or more.

There are places in town, discounting your Wendy's and etc, that do serve good bean-laden chili, but they are by far a minority.

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RE: Does your chili add up? - Thu, 04/1/04 12:47 PM
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quote:
Originally posted by TJ Jackson

quote:
Originally posted by Grampy

Is there a sub genus, where people who eat chili on spaghetti like or don't like beans? Just asking.
Don't know if this will help answer your question, but here in Cincinnati - where there are packed chili-spaghetti parlors in every neighborhood - the number of 3 ways (thats chili over spaghetti then topped with grated cheese, no beans) sold probably outnumebrs the 4 way bean (same as above, add beans) by 50-to-1 or more.

There are places in town, discounting your Wendy's and etc, that do serve good bean-laden chili, but they are by far a minority.

Hmph! I eat my four-way with onions, not beans.

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RE: Does your chili add up? - Thu, 04/1/04 1:54 PM
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As is your God-given buckeye right as a Buckeye, MH :-)