My rant on preservatives

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    My rant on preservatives

    I just went to my kitchen to make dinner. I took the alfredo sauce out of the fridge, and immediately upon opening the bottle, I noticed that it had loong since expired. I looked on the side of the bottle, and saw a big label that says, "NO PRESERVATIVES!" Well now that it needs preserving, that's really convenient for me!

    Now I wanna know who's to blame for this. Was it the FDA? Jessie Jackson? Somebody owes me a new bottle of alfredo sauce.

    On second thoughts - I'll just use the sauce anyway. Somebody out there owes me some Pepto Bismol then. If they had put preservatives in my sauce, I might actually have made it through the night without severe pain...

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    Greenpeace and/or the FDA. Terrible shame, you should write a letter demanding sauce

    Preservatives exist for a reason, use them people! . It's paramount to writing huge software in a self-designed language, and then removing all documentation, support or history of that language. And what happens to the huge software you sold? Too bad, it went off.

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    I think you need to buy more peanut butter.

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    Allowing a perfectly good bottle of alfredo sauce to sit on the fridge and expire should be matched with jail sentence.
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    ROFL, the word preservative (Praeservativ) has a quite different meaning in German.

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    EOP:

    I was thinking something similar when i saw the thread title. Who the hell would want to rant on condoms, except ofcourse Sarah Palin....
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    Quote Originally Posted by Neo1 View Post
    EOP:

    I was thinking something similar when i saw the thread title. Who the hell would want to rant on condoms, except ofcourse Sarah Palin....
    I also wondered what this rant could be (after I was censored already once before for being "inappropriate" ).

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    I think you'd both have to have somewhat of a perverted mind because some variation of preservative is the word for comdom on almost all European languages.
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    Hehe. Being normal is quite boring.

    btw. in German the word has only this meaning and no other one.

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    Ok, so we're talking about Konservierungsmittel. Does that help?

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    >> Allowing a perfectly good bottle of alfredo sauce to sit on the fridge and expire should be matched with jail sentence.

    Honestly, *bottled* alfredo sauce? That's the real crime being committed here! Everyone knows that alfredo sauce can only be made with fresh cream...
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    #include <cmath>
    #include <complex>
    bool euler_flip(bool value)
    {
        return std::pow
        (
            std::complex<float>(std::exp(1.0)), 
            std::complex<float>(0, 1) 
            * std::complex<float>(std::atan(1.0)
            *(1 << (value + 2)))
        ).real() < 0;
    }

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    oh... it's about Konservierungsmittel... damn. I thought I'd get a nice story about naked people and babies...
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    Quote Originally Posted by SlyMaelstrom View Post
    Ok, so we're talking about Konservierungsmittel. Does that help?

    By the way, note to self: Learn German immediately.
    Isn't the translation of Konservierungsmittel a conservative?

    Maybe I spent too much time in NSFW-commmunities.

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    Quote Originally Posted by robwhit View Post
    I think you need to buy more peanut butter.
    This would have actually made sense if it wasn't alfredo sauce you were talking about.

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