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begal eating in philly contest

givemetomatos Oct 14, 2008 01:26 AM

I was in one of the three rounds of the begal eating contest in outfest philly. I was wonering if anyone knew who provided the begals. the one I got was like totally delisc. I was tottally surprised. It was the best begal Ive ever had. huh...

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    Philly Oct 14, 2008 09:06 AM

    What's a "begal"?

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      rocknroll52 Oct 14, 2008 10:06 AM

      Givemetomatoes, I hope you won't take this wrong, but your last three posts are the most spelling challenged that I have seen in a while! I think you're talking about bread here (bagels) and not cute little dogs (beagles)...at least I hope so!

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        givemecarbs Oct 14, 2008 12:51 PM

        I know givemetomatoes in real life so I get treated to emails from this person. Believe it or not the emails are even worse. Way worse. And he sounds more like a valley girl in real life too. Totally. But we had fun on sunday and I drank the strongest margarita I've ever had the pleasure of imbibing at Woody's. The shrimp bisque soup was very tasty there too.

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      Boognish Oct 14, 2008 01:24 PM

      There's a tiger eating contest?

      that's awesome.

      Maybe the zoo has some extras.

      1. givemetomatos Oct 14, 2008 04:28 PM

        sorry, I was really drunk when writing these posts and I was using a search engine as a online dictionary. Of course I ment bagels, not beagels. And wile I would be amused at a beagle eating contest, I think the furry yappyness of it all would just be too much for me. Any more conducive answers to the question stated would be much appreciated.

        Finally for the spelling dictators of the world, a little fun.

        "Tyger! Tyger! burning bright
        In the forests of the night,
        What immortal hand or eye
        Could frame thy fearful symmetry?"

        Tygers are yummy.

        Just try finding a spelling mistake.

        :smiles:

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          crazyspice Oct 14, 2008 05:02 PM

          Call me a skeptic, but, givemetomatos - givemecarbs, do we have a split personality at work here?

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            givemecarbs Oct 14, 2008 05:27 PM

            Nooooooooo! John spells just fine when he has a mind to. And he can be more lucid after he has done a few jello shots. We did a couple of team reviews of bars in the 'burbs early last summer. But John is my LDC and he decided to riff on my user name last spring when we had the whole tomato scare. He is very original like that. He also claims to be a shrimp hater even though he loves crabs. So I watched him order the shrimp bisque on sunday, at Woody's, copying me as usual. After he had slurped up every last bit I asked him what kind of soup he ordered. He told me crab bisque or something and I had the pleasure of informing him that the soup he so enjoyed was in fact shrimp bisque. Ha ha! Which led to a long boring discussion of his history with shrimp. We concluded that he just had never had decent shrimp before, poor dear. John does have a split personality when it comes to spelling though.

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              crazyspice Oct 14, 2008 06:20 PM

              LDC?

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                givemecarbs Oct 14, 2008 06:22 PM

                Oh sorry. I don't really like acronyms myself but I couldn't resist. It is the term Mitch uses, Lovely Dining Companion. He he.

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