Red beans and rice

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Red beans and rice

Postby Helium Hands on Fri Feb 08, 2013 2:21 am

So, I make a mean red beans and rice. My question to the group is this: If I make this in glory to his Holy Noodleage, will my red beans and rice be blessed by Him, even though it's not technically a pasta?
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Re: Red beans and rice

Postby Rev. Rowan Redbeard on Fri Feb 08, 2013 2:24 am

Pasta IS holy and all, but the FSM is pretty lenient. Also pretty drunk. He'd probably bless it without even realizing it isn't pasta. It's carbohydrates served up with something reddish, so that's close enough.
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Re: Red beans and rice

Postby ET, the Extra Terrestrial on Fri Feb 08, 2013 2:28 am

I'd be all over that stuff if it wasn't about a thousand miles away. Guess I'll have to get Mrs.T to whip up a batch.
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Re: Red beans and rice

Postby PKMKII on Fri Feb 08, 2013 3:56 am

ET, the Extra Terrestrial wrote:I'd be all over that stuff if it wasn't about a thousand miles away. Guess I'll have to get Mrs.T to whip up a batch.


So you could say then, that red beans and rice didn't miss her?
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Re: Red beans and rice

Postby Roy Hunter on Fri Feb 08, 2013 4:43 am

Helium Hands wrote:So, I make a mean red beans and rice. My question to the group is this: If I make this in glory to his Holy Noodleage, will my red beans and rice be blessed by Him, even though it's not technically a pasta?
We have flimsy moral standards. Not as flimsy as His, but still flimsy. If the Catholic Church can sell indulgences and keep all the money, but still claim that it is easier for a camel to pass through the eye of a needle that it is for a rich man to enter heaven; then we can claim that the FSM blesses your holy plate of pasta even though it's made of rice and beans.

Be careful not to wander into the realms of transubstantiation, though. If you start claiming that the rice and beans actually turns into pasta (like the bread and wine actually does (or does not) turn into the body of Jesus), you might start a schism. Or the Reformation. Something like that, anyway.
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Re: Red beans and rice

Postby Helium Hands on Fri Feb 08, 2013 4:47 am

Roy Hunter wrote:Be careful not to wander into the realms of transubstantiation, though. If you start claiming that the rice and beans actually turns into pasta (like the bread and wine actually does (or does not) turn into the body of Jesus), you might start a schism. Or the Reformation. Something like that, anyway.


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Re: Red beans and rice

Postby Rev. Rowan Redbeard on Fri Feb 08, 2013 4:58 am

Helium Hands wrote:
Roy Hunter wrote:Be careful not to wander into the realms of transubstantiation, though. If you start claiming that the rice and beans actually turns into pasta (like the bread and wine actually does (or does not) turn into the body of Jesus), you might start a schism. Or the Reformation. Something like that, anyway.


What am I - Catholic?!


How should we know? We've only begun to get to know you.





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Re: Red beans and rice

Postby Roy Hunter on Fri Feb 08, 2013 5:00 am

Helium Hands wrote:What am I - Catholic?!
Is this charades or twenty questions? :confused:
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Re: Red beans and rice

Postby Helium Hands on Fri Feb 08, 2013 5:27 am

Roy Hunter wrote:
Helium Hands wrote:What am I - Catholic?!
Is this charades or twenty questions? :confused:


It's reverse 20 questions.
I ask you yes/no questions about me, and you respond with what you imagine that I might be or not be. In this way, we can build a brand new me from the ground up!
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Re: Red beans and rice

Postby Roy Hunter on Fri Feb 08, 2013 5:55 am

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Re: Red beans and rice

Postby DavidH on Fri Feb 08, 2013 8:08 am

Red beans make you fart. That is all.
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Re: Red beans and rice

Postby daftbeaker on Fri Feb 08, 2013 6:03 pm

DavidH wrote:Beans make you fart. That is all.

'tis to do with sugars that are undigestible by humans. They are however rather easily digested by bacteria in the gut that produce methane as a byproduct. Cue much bottom burping.

I know far more about the chemistry of farting than any reasonable person should know :confused:

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Re: Red beans and rice

Postby black bart on Tue Feb 12, 2013 8:05 am

Now I understand Roy's Commandment.
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Re: Red beans and rice

Postby ET, the Extra Terrestrial on Wed Feb 20, 2013 12:26 am

there's an echo in here...
"Mit der Dummheit kämpfen Götter selbst vergebens."
("Against stupidity, the gods themselves contend in vain.")
-- Friedrich Schiller (1759–1805)
Reality is that which, when you stop believing in it, doesn't go away.
-- Philip K Dick

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Re: Red beans and rice

Postby Helium Hands on Thu Feb 21, 2013 8:11 pm

I will be making a new batch on Saturday. Everybody is invited to partake. :haha:
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