Coffee klatsch
February 17th, 2014
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  1. RC

    Gentlemen and Lady!
    It's the Daytona 500 baby! Racing season is finally here. any fans out there?

    February 23, 2014 at 1:08 pm |
    • Jdizzle McHammerpants ♫♫ @ RC

      Just glad Paul didn't win. Met half their family here, complete a-holes.

      February 24, 2014 at 2:50 pm |
      • Jdizzle McHammerpants ♫♫ @ Kat

        In purgatory!

        February 24, 2014 at 2:51 pm |
  2. JBJingles@QoD

    I know I'm late to the party today, but does anyone have a foolproof Risotto recipe? I will be attempting risotto once again tonight...with asparagus and roasted chicken with Hawaiian coffee and sea salt rub...

    February 21, 2014 at 5:35 pm |
  3. Sir Biddle

    Just hit an old Jewish deli for lunch as I had a huge craving for a Reuben. Hit the pickle bar a little too heavy and now I've got the stomach gurgles – -totally worth it though. So good. So good!

    February 21, 2014 at 2:17 pm |
    • JBJingles@SirB

      All I read was that you hit and old Jew and his pickle and now your tummy hurts. o.O

      February 21, 2014 at 5:33 pm |
      • MicheleG™


        February 22, 2014 at 11:38 am |
    • MicheleG™

      You mean there is something out there called a "Pickle Bar???"

      February 22, 2014 at 11:39 am |
      • Truth™

        As long as it is not a "pickle surprise" bar...

        February 22, 2014 at 11:45 am |
        • AleeD® @ Pickle Bar Club

          Bu-bu-but I relish a wide variety of pickles. ~_~

          February 22, 2014 at 1:30 pm |
  4. Jdizzle McHammperpants ♫♫

    Just discovered Volbeat. Jdizzle has a new favorite band. Can't get enough. Guy sounds like a cross between Sully Erna and Elvis

    February 21, 2014 at 10:21 am |
    • RC

      GREAT band! Been listening to them for almost a year now. From Copenhagen of all places.

      February 21, 2014 at 10:53 am |
      • Jdizzle McHammperpants ♫♫ @ RC

        I think I read somewhere they were in Seattle recently

        February 21, 2014 at 12:03 pm |
        • RC@Jdizz

          They were. I missed 'em, dammit.

          February 21, 2014 at 12:34 pm |
        • Jdizzle McHammperpants ♫♫ @ RC

          Just heard on the radio they will be in LaCrosse on April 11. That's about an hour south of me. HHHhhhhhhhhmmmmmmmmm!!!!!

          February 21, 2014 at 4:16 pm |
        • Jdizzle McHammperpants ♫♫ @ RC


          February 21, 2014 at 4:18 pm |
        • RC@Jdizz

          Don't make the same mistake I did........GO!

          February 21, 2014 at 9:48 pm |
        • AleeD® @ Jdizz & RC

          Never heard of 'em. ^_^

          Fave song of theirs.

          February 22, 2014 at 12:54 pm |
        • Jdizzle McHammerpants ♫♫ @ RC

          Tickets are bought, Broseph. It's on.

          February 23, 2014 at 2:32 pm |
        • Jdizzle McHammerpants ♫♫ @ AleeD

          That is a good one. Metal has been missing for a while.

          February 23, 2014 at 2:38 pm |
    • Sir Biddle

      HA! I predict Alee's humidity level south of her hemisphere will be increasing when she hears/see this group.

      February 21, 2014 at 11:51 am |
      • MicheleG™

        well said! ~_~

        February 22, 2014 at 11:40 am |
      • AleeD® @ Sir Bid & MicG

        Good call. ~_~ Love his voice. Their music doesn't suck either. ~_~ Still counting all the a_holes in the room...

        February 22, 2014 at 12:58 pm |
        • Jdizzle McHammerpants ♫♫


          February 24, 2014 at 2:49 pm |
  5. Jdizzle McHammperpants ♫♫

    Well it wasn't a foot of snow like they said, maybe 3-4 inches, but it was the heavy kind with lots of wind. Jeep was encased in a snow shell this morning. I let it warm up for a while to soften it up, otherwise I would have needed a jackhammer to clear the snow off.

    February 21, 2014 at 9:43 am |
    • Jdizzle McHammperpants ♫♫

      Official count is 7.4 inches. AleeD likes that number better.

      February 21, 2014 at 9:46 am |
  6. Mary Shannon

    Good afternoon. Its a warm and sunny 47 here, doesn't sound like much to those of you in warm Florida or California, but its a veritable heat wave here!!! I was just out killing icicles and trying to chip ice from my deck steps. No ice melt anywhere around here, all sold out.

    Have a happy Thursday!!

    February 20, 2014 at 1:36 pm |
    • AleeD®

      Not being

      February 20, 2014 at 2:23 pm |
      • Sir Biddle


        February 20, 2014 at 3:11 pm |
      • Jerv

        W T F ? Must be an inside joke. Otherwise, I have no idea why you posted that.

        February 21, 2014 at 7:52 am |
        • Sir Biddle@Jerv

          Read down the first letter of each word silly. You're spending way to much time in the DDD video booths, get out and get some fresh air and work that brain.


          February 21, 2014 at 8:26 am |
        • Jerv@SirB

          I know, I did. Guess I'm not in a humorous kind of mood. Anyway...

          February 21, 2014 at 8:55 am |
        • Sir Biddle@Jerv

          Me thinks Alee was just teasing the modbots since they seems tweaked to 11 lately.

          February 21, 2014 at 9:37 am |
        • Jerv@SirB

          Oh, okay got it.

          February 21, 2014 at 10:13 am |
        • AleeD® @ Jerv & Sir Bid

          50 lashes with a moist, slightly used bustiere for the Biddle! I know you are one of the few here who would consider that a reward. ~_~

          Wassup Jerv-i-licious? Why no humor? Bad day, week or month? Talk to me Man. You may find me a pretty good listener. You just have to look past the bullwh!p as it sails past your ... parts. ~_~

          February 22, 2014 at 12:50 pm |
  7. RC

    Happy S.H.I.T. day everyone! I hope everybody's having a good week. If we get a little nicer weather this weekend, I'm gonna fire up the smoker and do some chicken. Smoke on!

    February 20, 2014 at 10:34 am |
    • Jdizzle McHammperpants ♫♫

      What time is dinner? Oh, never mind. Supposed to be getting a foot of snow today. This winter sucks. If it isn't -400 degrees it's friggin snowing.

      February 20, 2014 at 10:36 am |
    • Sir Biddle

      I fear my BBQ may be in need of a lot of TLC this spring as it was looking a little worse for the wear when I closed it up for winter. Likely a nest of squirrels have been having orgies in it at this point with the cold weather, its had no use.

      February 20, 2014 at 11:16 am |
    • Sir Biddle

      I fear my BBQ may be in need of a lot of TLC this spring as it was looking a little worse for the wear when I closed it up for winter. Likely a nest of squirrels have been having o r g i e s in it at this point with the cold weather, its had no use.

      Really modbots. REALLY?!??!?!?!

      February 20, 2014 at 11:17 am |
      • Jdizzle McHammperpants ♫♫


        February 20, 2014 at 11:22 am |
      • Thinking things through

        Sounds as though it definitely had some use. Just not by you...

        February 20, 2014 at 12:17 pm |
        • Sir Biddle

          Over the years, the BBQ has seen more use than a bucket of ping pong balls in Bangkok

          February 20, 2014 at 12:46 pm |
        • AleeD® @ Sir Biddle

          You managed to use the words balls & Bangkok in the same sentence without getting moderated. I am so impressed. You get an extra 10 minutes of bootlicking next time you're in the dungeon. Good boy ...

          February 22, 2014 at 12:42 pm |
      • Kat Kinsman

        Ha! Yes.

        February 20, 2014 at 6:36 pm |
    • AleeD® @ RC

      Where do you find big enough papers?

      February 20, 2014 at 12:23 pm |
      • RC@AleeD®

        Remember the Cheech and Chong album "Big Bambu"?

        February 20, 2014 at 1:17 pm |
  8. Mary Shannon

    Good afternoon! Things are a bit crazy with work this week, trying to get things wrapped up before next week's time out.

    On some nice news, it smells wonderful in here. I'm slow roasting some beef country style ribs I found in the store this weekend, beef ribs are unusual around here, country style ribs are typically pork. Found a recipe, put them in at noon, and they've been cooking away since. Yummy.

    February 19, 2014 at 2:49 pm |
  9. Truth™

    And here is some appetizing news to start everyone's day...

    February 19, 2014 at 9:36 am |
  10. Truth™

    Good morning all, and Happy Wednesday. How is everyone doing today?

    February 19, 2014 at 8:54 am |
  11. JBJingles

    Greetings and salutations mi klatschkins! I brought in some Kona coffee chocolate covered macadamia nutz for your noshing pleasure! Between the coffee and chocolate, should give you a nice afternoon boost!

    Well, I met with a realtor yesterday and decided to finally sell my house, it's just too big to keep up and the stairs are a becoming a challenge for me. Dreading actually moving though, yuck, so much stuff to do and have to pack/sort through 14 years of accumulating stuff, especially kitchen gadgets! I'll keep those though... :)

    February 18, 2014 at 5:25 pm |
    • JBJingles

      I'm in moderation queue, but the guy saying he is going to bang someone went through?? Methinks our bodbotz have their priorities twisted...

      February 18, 2014 at 5:31 pm |
      • Jerv

        Agreed. He posted similiar comments on other Eatocracy threads equally lacking in any intelligence. Go figure.

        BTW, good to see you and everyone else after all this crazy snow.

        February 19, 2014 at 8:01 am |
      • JBJingles@Jerv

        It's always good to be seen and good to 'see' you too....and what is this snow that you speak of? Oh, that's right I'm in So Cal in the 70's and 80's..

        February 19, 2014 at 11:40 am |
    • RC

      Oh man...there's nothing I hate more than moving! I hope all goes well and you some cool news digs.
      Oh, pass the nutz:)

      February 19, 2014 at 11:04 am |
      • RC

        *find* some cool new digs.

        February 19, 2014 at 11:11 am |
      • JBJingles@RC

        Thanks and agree with the moving...I swore this would be my last move, but I'm ready for the change. I found a cool place not far from where I am now and will be able to pay cash for it with the equity in the current house, so NO MORTGAGE! It's a short term (10 years) move, then I hope to retire up to WA. :))

        February 19, 2014 at 11:45 am |
        • RC@JBJingles

          We'll welcome you!

          February 19, 2014 at 12:12 pm |
  12. Boffin' Bob

    I'm gonna bang that big chick Lauren tonight. . .been waiting all week, its gonna be good.

    February 18, 2014 at 2:41 pm |
    • Dude

      go back to the Marquee blog. You are not wanted here.

      February 19, 2014 at 7:44 am |
  13. Jdizzle McHammerpants ♫♫

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    February 18, 2014 at 12:37 pm |
    • Jdizzle McHammerpants ♫♫

      Apparently, WordPress only allows ransom posts of mine to actually appear. Very frustrating. This is why you don't see me post for days at a time lately. Site won't let me. Doesn't matter the computer or browser.

      February 18, 2014 at 12:38 pm |
      • Sir Biddle

        Testies, one. Two. Three?

        February 18, 2014 at 1:23 pm |
      • RC

        Maybe don't use wordpress? I don't, as my work computer has pretty limited internet access.

        February 18, 2014 at 1:33 pm |
  14. RichardHead

    Good Tootsday afternoon everyone, from a WARM and toasty "Lil Mexico aka Laredo,Tx. So my Qualcom computer on the truck crapped out and I'm stuck here till tomorrow. At least it's Not snowing……Yea I said it. HA!! It's movie day in the truck so everyone stay warm….Springs around the corner…..I think. :))

    February 18, 2014 at 12:37 pm |
  15. Sir Biddle

    Pretty sure that doughnut is the last thing a toddler should be eating. And we wonder we obesity is an issue in America. Yup I said it, but I'm not a high strung parent.

    February 18, 2014 at 12:13 pm |
  16. Mary Shannon

    Good morning! Surprise – its snowing here again! Will this ever stop?

    How was everyone's weekend?

    February 18, 2014 at 9:02 am |
    • TNT

      Good morning! No kidding, winter needs to die already! I can't see over the piles of snow to pull out of my driveway. Then trying to see around them at the end of my street is even worse. Over 100 inches of snow here is enough. Looking into my chrystal ball (lol), I'm seeing many floods if we don't have a slow thaw. Stay warm, Mary Shannon!

      February 18, 2014 at 9:25 am |
      • Mary Shannon

        Thanks, and same to you!! I was driving around a lot yesterday doing errands and such, and wound up very annoyed at the inability to see at intersections and corners. Its a pain and very dangerous, especially around where I live because a lot of roads are only 1 lane in each direction, so oncoming traffic has nowhere to go to avoid you if you're sticking out.

        February 18, 2014 at 9:38 am |
        • TNT

          Oh my, one lane...very scary! We have mostly 2 around town, but, they have gotten very narrow. We're running out of places to throw snow. Someone needs to kick that groundhog in PA. Lol!

          February 18, 2014 at 9:48 am |
    • RC

      I feel the same way about the never ending rain here. Oh's Washington..........

      February 18, 2014 at 10:40 am |
      • TNT

        "Oh wait"...😄...made me laugh!

        February 18, 2014 at 3:01 pm |
  17. Kat Kinsman

    My husband and I had dozed off last night and I had to get out of bed to set up this morning's post. He said, "I know the Klatsch needs you, but can't it wait?"

    No! I Klatsched on!

    February 17, 2014 at 3:38 pm |
    • AleeD® @ Kat

      Thank you, for this and every other day you put us up (or put up with us). It's alot of fun playing here and keeping in touch with everyone. However, for future reference, romance & "quality time" trump posting any day of the week. ~_~

      February 17, 2014 at 3:42 pm |
      • Kat Kinsman

        Hee! I did go back up to bed afterward.

        February 17, 2014 at 3:49 pm |
        • MicheleG™

          GOOD! First things first (or right away....)

          February 17, 2014 at 6:21 pm |
  18. MicheleG™

    It's Cadbury Egg season!

    February 17, 2014 at 1:01 pm |
    • Photo Captain®

      However, it looks like Junior is noshing a chocolate-covered donut – not an egg. ;)

      February 17, 2014 at 2:03 pm |
      • MicheleG™

        Then they are missing out!

        Wish I could post a picture of one and make everyone drool.....

        February 17, 2014 at 6:22 pm |
  19. Jdizzle McHammerpants ♫♫

    Now that looks like an awesome breakfast. Or lunch. Or dinner. Or 9:30pm munchies.

    February 17, 2014 at 11:52 am |
    • TNT

      I take it you kick back & relax around 9ish? ;) lol

      February 18, 2014 at 9:31 am |
  20. Ms. Grammar

    First poster on a Monday at 11:40 am? WAKE UP, EVERYONE!

    February 17, 2014 at 11:41 am |
    • Jdizzle McHammerpants ♫♫

      USA! USA! USA!

      February 17, 2014 at 11:51 am |
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