Coffee klatsch
December 14th, 2010
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We are utterly thrilled when readers want to hang out and talk - whether it's amongst themselves or in response to pieces we've posted. We want Eatocracy to be a cozy, spirited online home for those who find their way here.

Consider the daily Coffee klatsch post as your VIP lounge - the primary comments thread for readers who'd like to chat about topics not related to the articles we're running. That way, everyone knows where to find each other, and each post's comments section remains on topic.'d your weekend go? Cook up anything delicious? And JDizzle – if you read this, seriously - a friend of ours who doesn't even work on Eatocracy actually brought you up at a party last night. You're famous, hon! Come back well and happy.

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  1. fob

    I <3 "tasteless buffoonery".

    life's too short, let's just enjoy it.

    December 14, 2010 at 6:48 pm |
    • JBJingles_from the humble abode

      I saw that too! We got called out on 5@5, but not too bad..."it was easy to overlook the tasteless buffoonery above"! LOL

      December 14, 2010 at 7:50 pm |
  2. fob


    I'm the late arrival today. Answered Dave's questions above. Nice that we are being noticed.

    December 14, 2010 at 5:58 pm |
  3. The Witty One@Jdizzle

    Night all! Today went by super quick and I had a blast.

    December 14, 2010 at 5:53 pm |
  4. Dave@all

    Good evening, all. See you in the AM.

    December 14, 2010 at 5:53 pm |
  5. RichardHead@ALL

    Ladies and Gents,It's been real. Gotta hammer down to Jacksonville and will see you fine people in the morning. Have a Good Evening.

    December 14, 2010 at 5:41 pm |
    • Dave

      Keep the shinny side up!!

      December 14, 2010 at 5:42 pm |
    • Truth@RichHead

      Drive safe and we will talk to you in the morning.
      My turn to bring in the danish...

      December 14, 2010 at 5:42 pm |
  6. RichardHead

    Well Glad that's over. Now I can go check out Kat's Tats.

    December 14, 2010 at 5:34 pm |
  7. J.B.Jingles@TWO

    Me too (crosses legs and jumps up and down).

    December 14, 2010 at 5:31 pm |
  8. The Witty One

    Dear CNN,

    I have to pee. Please update the 5@5.

    The Witty One

    December 14, 2010 at 5:29 pm |
  9. J.B.Jingles

    Competition is fierce today!!

    December 14, 2010 at 5:19 pm |
  10. The Witty One

    I know! I totally just lost 20 minutes of work :)

    December 14, 2010 at 5:17 pm |
  11. Truth

    wtf, cnn...!

    December 14, 2010 at 5:15 pm |
  12. J.B.Jingles

    Somewhere in Eau Claire, JDizz sits hitting the refresh on the trusty iPhizzle...

    December 14, 2010 at 5:15 pm |
  13. The Witty One

    This just in from CNN! The 5@5 is getting hit with a Denial of Service attack as people frantically hit the refresh button :)

    December 14, 2010 at 5:13 pm |
  14. J.B.Jingles

    No fair, I'm filing a claim for repetitive refresh syndrome! lOL

    December 14, 2010 at 5:11 pm |
  15. The Witty One

    LOL....This is CNN's way of playing a joke.

    December 14, 2010 at 5:10 pm |
  16. Queen of Everything

    And silence reigns as everyone frantically hits "refresh"......

    December 14, 2010 at 5:08 pm |
  17. RichardHead

    I'm gonna win todat!

    December 14, 2010 at 5:03 pm |
  18. Truth

    The one thing that never changes at Eatocracy is change...

    December 14, 2010 at 4:58 pm |
  19. J.B.Jingles

    Wow you all have been busy while I was out and about! Go away to a meeting and lunch and mayhem ensues!! Back just in time tho... :)

    December 14, 2010 at 4:54 pm |
    • RichardHead

      Did ya get the spray foam?

      December 14, 2010 at 4:56 pm |
      • J.B.Jingles@RH

        No spray foam yet, we will get it when we get up there, not sure they would let me on the plane with that one!

        December 14, 2010 at 5:13 pm |
  20. The Witty One

    Boy...I go away for a little while and when I get back I get to read about truck flashing and stripper poles! I sure do miss all the good stuff.

    December 14, 2010 at 4:51 pm |
    • RichardHead

      We are fast paced and like the energizer bunny around here. Gonna join us for the contest?

      December 14, 2010 at 4:55 pm |
  21. Dave

    Good night Wendy, and remember, third star to the right, and straight on 'till morning.

    December 14, 2010 at 4:28 pm |
  22. wendy

    i SO dislike it when work gets in the way of play. lookin forward to what you guys come up with to talk about tomorrow! til then...enjoy that stripper pole boys!

    December 14, 2010 at 4:25 pm |
    • RichardHead@Wendy

      Have a good evening. Join us tomorrow.

      December 14, 2010 at 4:27 pm |
  23. RichardHead@Queen

    A Trucker Flasher? How does that work?

    December 14, 2010 at 4:21 pm |
    • Queen of Everything

      Trucker flashing is the act of flashing a trucker. It is a sport I was once involved in when I was a nubile young college student. The season lasted through spring break week and only began once you left your home state. The object of the game was to flash more truckers than the other girls riding with you did.

      December 14, 2010 at 4:27 pm |
      • Dave

        wow, nice visual...

        December 14, 2010 at 4:30 pm |
      • Truth@Queen, RichHead

        Ok, there goes my train of thought for the day.
        Reminds me though...years ago, a friend of mine had seasson tickets to Mile High Stadium. There was a lady in the adjacent section who would flash every time Denver scored (and keep in mind this was during the Elway-fueled super bowl runs...Ahhh, good times there!

        December 14, 2010 at 4:30 pm |
      • RichardHead@Queen

        Well,it's not spring break and you obviously missed the sign I wrote on the back of my trailer"Show me your breastesses"! It's a year round event kinda like Naked Grilling.

        December 14, 2010 at 4:32 pm |
      • Dave@truth

        yep, time to shut down the computer, I won't be able to work again for the rest of the day....I wonder if my wife would mind me coming home early?

        December 14, 2010 at 4:34 pm |
      • Queen of Everything

        I probably goes without sayin' but I usually won! (buffs nails on collar)

        December 14, 2010 at 4:36 pm |
      • RichardHead@Truth

        Brother,I could have sworn THE Queen said she was an Indy Fan. We better check to see if she has an Orange Crush Jersey.

        December 14, 2010 at 4:47 pm |
  24. Tazer

    Wait where did the stripper pole come from?

    Oh there goes the Queen...

    December 14, 2010 at 4:06 pm |
    • RichardHead@Tazer

      Jdizz and I had it put in as Exercise Equipment Only.

      December 14, 2010 at 4:14 pm |
      • Truth@RichHead

        Now if we could only keep JDizz and Jerv off of the danged thing...

        December 14, 2010 at 4:17 pm |
      • Tazer

        Aww its all slippery now.

        December 14, 2010 at 4:18 pm |
  25. Georgia Peach@All

    Y'all have a good evening!! Time for me to head home. I'm looking forward to seeing who wins 5@5!

    December 14, 2010 at 4:03 pm |
    • RichardHead@Awesome Georgia Peach

      Be careful and stay warm. Tomorrow.

      December 14, 2010 at 4:08 pm |
  26. Queen of Everything

    Oh no, their playing my jam now! Where's that stripper pole?
    She's a she's mighty, mighty just lettin' it all hang out!

    December 14, 2010 at 4:03 pm |
    • Truth@Queen

      Hang on to your thong there, your highness...

      December 14, 2010 at 4:05 pm |
    • wendy

      LOVE that song!!

      December 14, 2010 at 4:06 pm |
      • Queen of Everything@Wendy

        Back in my college days, it became my anthem. Now that I'm an old married woman of 29, I don't do much table dancing or trucker flashing but the song does bring back good memories.

        December 14, 2010 at 4:15 pm |
  27. RichardHead@Awesome Georgia Peach

    Classic answers-I can neither confirm nor deny! Awesome LOL.

    December 14, 2010 at 4:01 pm |
  28. Dave

    what are u doing with his marbles????

    December 14, 2010 at 3:54 pm |
    • wendy

      i borrowed them.... :)

      December 14, 2010 at 4:05 pm |
  29. wendy

    luvin the group hug! :) that gives me a warm and fuzzy feeling! i feel special! thanks so much. i now have my diet coke to fortify the last stretch of the work well as the comedic chops of this oh so illustrious group of awesomely named folks such as yourselves... i'm kinda wishing i went witty with my name...but alas all i could come up with was my own. maybe i should have went with pippy longstocking or something entertaining like that! nah...

    btw...i often have internal dialogues with myself that somehow find their way onto my keyboard...

    December 14, 2010 at 3:46 pm |
    • Sir Biddle via the Mobile@Wendy

      Pigtails are ALWAYS welcome here Wendy!

      December 14, 2010 at 3:48 pm |
    • RichardHead@Wendy

      You'll fit right in. Say Hi to Peter Pan for us.

      December 14, 2010 at 3:49 pm |
      • wendy

        will do... i'm returning his marbles tonite.

        December 14, 2010 at 3:50 pm |
    • Truth@Wendy

      I love redheads...Can I get a single with just ketchup and a chocolate frosty when you have a chance, please?

      December 14, 2010 at 4:03 pm |
      • wendy

        oooooooo a twisted frosty sounds delish!

        December 14, 2010 at 4:05 pm |
  30. Sir Biddle via the Mobile@RH

    Where has our little friend Aurora been?

    December 14, 2010 at 3:45 pm |
    • RichardHead@SirB

      She is still in Canada-won't touch U.S. soil till the 30th. Been e-mailing her tho.

      December 14, 2010 at 3:52 pm |
      • Sir Biddle via the Mobile@RH

        Theres my brother – keep at it. She won't recognize this place when she returns.

        December 14, 2010 at 3:56 pm |
      • Truth@RichHead, SirB

        No internet(s) in Canada?

        December 14, 2010 at 4:02 pm |
      • RichardHead@Truth

        She has many brothers and sisters so I'm assuming she is making the rounds before Xmas.

        December 14, 2010 at 4:11 pm |
  31. RichardHead@Awesome Georgia Peach

    Did you get a chance to answer Kat and Dave's questions?

    December 14, 2010 at 3:44 pm |
    • Georgia Peach@Super Awesome RH

      Not yet...I got busy at work. Wait...I don't think that came out quite right

      December 14, 2010 at 3:47 pm |
  32. RichardHead@Dave

    My apology's Dave-I was staring at Tazer's ummm Buzzers. Big Group{{{{hug}}}!

    December 14, 2010 at 3:40 pm |
    • Tazer@RH

      Gotta entertain the masses with what I've got. :)

      December 14, 2010 at 3:42 pm |
      • RichardHead@Tazer

        Here's an extra $5.00. You can fake it!

        December 14, 2010 at 3:46 pm |
  33. RichardHead@All

    What happened to Wisey? Is she stuck on the first question?

    December 14, 2010 at 3:34 pm |
  34. wendy

    so apparently i've been missing out on a whole world of bloggers here! i think i found a new way to kill the hour here at work before the markets close and i get busy. it's a brisk 31' here in KC, MO...a veritable heat wave i tell ya! i thank you all for making my afternoons enjoyable!

    December 14, 2010 at 3:17 pm |
    • Truth@Wendy

      Glad to help, and welcome!
      Introduce yourself around...Glad you are here!

      December 14, 2010 at 3:26 pm |
    • Tazer@Wendy

      Glad to have ya!

      December 14, 2010 at 3:28 pm |
    • RichardHead@Wendy

      Welcome and it is our custom to give all new people a Group{{{hug}}}!

      December 14, 2010 at 3:31 pm |
      • Dave@RH

        hey, I didn't get mine!!!

        December 14, 2010 at 3:34 pm |
      • Dave@RH

        And after I helped you out with that jockstrap thing...

        some people.

        December 14, 2010 at 3:37 pm |
  35. Evil Grin

    Need. Some. Caffeine. Now.

    December 14, 2010 at 3:14 pm |
    • MicheleG

      We need to get you one of those intravenous stands like they use in hospitals.....straight to the vein, no need to go through the digestive system first.

      December 14, 2010 at 3:17 pm |
      • wendy

        i cannot survive without diet coke at this time of day...keeps the eyes open.

        December 14, 2010 at 3:20 pm |
  36. Queen of Everything@RH

    Hey Rich do you have to wear a uniform to work by any chance?

    December 14, 2010 at 3:14 pm |
    • RichardHead@Queen

      No Your Highness. That would mean I would have to conform!

      December 14, 2010 at 3:18 pm |
      • Queen of Everything@RH

        Damn! There goes my afternoon daydream.

        December 14, 2010 at 3:23 pm |
    • Sir Biddle via the Mobile@Queen

      I can put on a UPS uniform if the mood lighting is just right.

      December 14, 2010 at 3:24 pm |
      • Queen of Everything@SirB

        That'll work but please wear the pants, not the shorts.

        December 14, 2010 at 3:30 pm |
  37. Tazer

    I am dying of boredom. I think we've had a dozen people total in here since nine.

    December 14, 2010 at 3:01 pm |
    • RichardHead@Tazer

      Go stand by the front door and unzip your costume top just a little bit more. That should work!

      December 14, 2010 at 3:07 pm |
      • Tazer@RH

        Alrighty then, good idea. We've got a few more people in here now. One button at a time, right?

        December 14, 2010 at 3:23 pm |
      • RichardHead@Tazer

        Here"s a 10 spot–shoot the works.

        December 14, 2010 at 3:28 pm |
    • Truth@Tazer

      If you are bored, you should try an experiment...For the course of the rest of the day, call everybody "bro" matter if they are male or female, just do it. See how long it takes for someone to get angry and yell...



      Wait for it....

      "Don't Bro Me Taze!"

      December 14, 2010 at 3:33 pm |
      • Tazer@Truth

        Hardee har har har...

        I could go all CA surfer and call everyone Bra. I still laugh when guys do that, so stupid.

        December 14, 2010 at 3:40 pm |
  38. RichardHead@Queen

    Where's my straitjacket? I'm headed to the Asylum.

    December 14, 2010 at 3:00 pm |
    • Queen of Everything@RH

      Well, technically, we don't use stait jackets anymore. We use "chemical" restraints. Also, asylums are a no-no. We're mainstreaming the crazies now.

      December 14, 2010 at 3:09 pm |
      • RichardHead@Queen

        Dammit,I am old skool and I demand to go Crazy anyway I want.

        December 14, 2010 at 3:12 pm |
      • MicheleG

        I mean, REALLY....where's a rubber room when you need one.....?

        December 14, 2010 at 3:14 pm |
    • Tazer@RH

      I think you need a Hannibal Lecter mask to go with that white coat.

      December 14, 2010 at 3:28 pm |
  39. Sir Biddle via the Mobile@RH,truth

    Whats up guys, have a break for lunch whats going on today?

    December 14, 2010 at 3:00 pm |
    • RichardHead@SirB

      Nothing much. I'm heading to the asylum-Truth is wearing a dress with a G-string and it's just your normal eatocracy afternoon. How's the grub out yonder?

      December 14, 2010 at 3:05 pm |
    • Sir Biddle via the Mobile@RH,truth

      I must have just passed both of you on the street. Just had great Vietnamese lunch at a hole in the wall place in the Tenderloin district. Survived the meth clinics, halfway houses, porn stores, and pan handlers, but well worth the trip.

      December 14, 2010 at 3:10 pm |
      • RichardHead@SirB

        Say HI to Clint for me if you get down to Carmel. Drank a couple Brews at The Hogs Breath Inn when I was there.

        December 14, 2010 at 3:15 pm |
      • Truth@RichHead, SirBiddle

        Some critical phrases in VN (spelled phonetically)
        "Nongwa" – How Delicious!
        "Lam-un" – Please
        "NaVeSin, so doi" – Where is the bathroom
        Pho-Tay – Beef noodle soup on steroids. Do NOT miss this stuff...

        December 14, 2010 at 3:20 pm |
      • Sir Biddle via the Mobile@truth

        Sweet. I had a massive plate, more like platter, of beef with pickled cabbage. Waiting for the MSG headache to kick in fullsteam.

        December 14, 2010 at 3:22 pm |
      • Truth@RichHead, SirBiddle

        Oh, and when you are finished eating:
        "Toi No Roi" – Literally, it means "Enough for me"...say this when you are full, or they will feed you for days. I am not kidding...

        December 14, 2010 at 3:23 pm |
  40. Dave@RH

    Wife says it's not my hands that are cold, It's my feet. I promise I won't use them.

    December 14, 2010 at 2:56 pm |
  41. Dave

    CAn I borrow his surgical gloves? (or a pair of tongs)
    Also, ran out of chalk, can I use a rusty nail?

    December 14, 2010 at 2:53 pm |
    • MicheleG

      Tongs! ROFL....NEVER would have thought of TONGS!

      December 14, 2010 at 2:55 pm |
  42. RichardHead@Queen

    No Fair-I'm NOT that type of GUY! Besides he probably has cold hands.

    December 14, 2010 at 2:53 pm |
    • Queen of Everything@RH

      Betcha regret bringing that jockstrap to the party now don't ya?

      December 14, 2010 at 2:57 pm |
    • Truth@Queen, RichHead

      "Doesn't mean I'm funny" – Tim Robbins in "Bull Durham"

      One of my fav lines in all of cinema

      December 14, 2010 at 2:58 pm |
  43. Dave

    HUh? sorry, fell asleep.

    December 14, 2010 at 2:40 pm |
    • Queen of Everything@Dave

      Just for that you have to write " I will not fall asleep in class ever again." 50 times on the chalkboard. You also have to remove RH's wool jockstrap.

      December 14, 2010 at 2:49 pm |
  44. Queen of Everything

    *Yawn* The 230 sleepies are starting to hit.

    December 14, 2010 at 2:29 pm |
    • Dr.RichardHead@Queen

      CODE BLUE-CODE BLUE-Patient Male, approximate age–mid 40's- Has wool jockstrap wrapped around his lower extremities- fast heartbeat and shallow breathing. Speaking in a Very high pitched voice. What is your diagnosis Nurse Queen?

      December 14, 2010 at 2:44 pm |
      • Queen of Everything@ Dr. Head

        Is this David Carradine?

        December 14, 2010 at 2:48 pm |
      • Dr.RichardHead@Queen

        Damn drugs-How did I get to tailand?

        December 14, 2010 at 2:50 pm |
      • Queen of Everything

        Tailand!! Ha! That has to be the best intentional misspelling I've ever seen. I'm writing that one down. LOL!

        December 14, 2010 at 2:53 pm |
  45. J.B.Jingles@RH

    Yes, I'm sure hubby would like nothing more than to calk the kiddies! LMAO

    December 14, 2010 at 2:26 pm |
  46. Dave

    Still going @ WA3

    December 14, 2010 at 2:25 pm |
    • MicheleG

      Sorry. Haven't seen him prance and pout on stage again...thought we'd accomplished the mission.....standing by!

      December 14, 2010 at 2:28 pm |
  47. RichardHead@GP

    Did YOU take the test? Can't leave the room till you do !

    December 14, 2010 at 2:25 pm |
  48. MicheleG

    So, how'd we do over at WA3?

    December 14, 2010 at 2:24 pm |
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