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Pillsbury Doughboy, now dead?

FoodFuser Aug 30, 2012 02:00 PM

Foodfuser and his avatar refuse to acknowledge it.

Yet it's right there on Facebook: Dawson Sather.

  1. pikawicca Dec 23, 2012 06:04 PM

    Folks, you need to know that the reason this old thread has been bumped is that the OP, whose avatar was the Doughboy died recently. Sadly, FoodFuser is no longer among us, and there is no humor to be found here any longer.

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    1. re: pikawicca
      Antilope Dec 23, 2012 06:37 PM

      DOH!

      1. re: pikawicca
        gaffk Dec 23, 2012 06:54 PM

        So sad. He was one of my first followers on CH. I will miss his waxing poetic.

        My thoughts and prayers are with FoodFuser.

        1. re: pikawicca
          KaimukiMan Dec 23, 2012 11:17 PM

          His fussy word
          No longer heard
          His final bow
          a loss to chow

          link to the thread on his passing
          http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/883140

        2. Antilope Dec 23, 2012 05:45 PM

          He probably became gluten free and tasted like cardboard. ;-)

          1. Bill Hunt Dec 22, 2012 08:28 PM

            Yes. We attended both the Mass, and then then the graveside ceremonies. He died young, but not without accomplishments.

            Some did not endorse him, but many did step forward, and spout eulogies, in his favor.

            Hunt

            1. Gio Dec 22, 2012 12:24 PM

              And my posts haunt me... lighthearted though they were.

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              1. re: Gio
                jmcarthur8 Dec 22, 2012 07:29 PM

                Gio, most of us never hear how much we are 'kneaded'...and then it's too late. Food Fuser was lucky enough to have a clever friend to banter with on this post.
                Don't let it haunt you that you made him happy. All any of us can hope to do in this world is to bring some joy into it.

              2. emglow101 Aug 31, 2012 09:32 PM

                No ! I am just getting over the Stay Puft marshmallow man, killed by those Ghostbusters .

                1. FoodFuser Aug 31, 2012 07:29 AM

                  I will accord with Mark Twain,
                  since I pop from a can.

                  "The reports of my death have been greatly exaggerated".

                  1. Gio Aug 31, 2012 04:48 AM

                    Rest in Peace, Doughboy. Too bad you never knew how much you were kneaded.

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                    1. re: Gio
                      FoodFuser Aug 31, 2012 05:47 AM

                      Thank you, Gio. Actually, the kneading was marvelous. But one thing that got me was those whacks on the countertop to open my cylindrical cardboard can.

                      1. re: FoodFuser
                        Gio Aug 31, 2012 05:59 AM

                        Ah well, that's what comes of being know as "Pop N Serve". Folks simply like an urban legend. Here in Chowland you will always be remembered as a smart cookie even though you were a little flaky every now and then. Still, you will remain a roll model for millions for all time.

                        1. re: Gio
                          FoodFuser Aug 31, 2012 07:23 AM

                          Alas to the flaky. Better remembered as Bakey.

                          And as to the puns, let's remember my Buns.

                    2. JB BANNISTER Aug 30, 2012 04:01 PM

                      I heard it was a severe yeast infection.

                      1. gaffk Aug 30, 2012 02:05 PM

                        That can't be true. I just received an e-mail from Pillsbury today and it had this image embedded:

                         
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                        1. re: gaffk
                          FoodFuser Aug 30, 2012 02:14 PM

                          Yep, that was the cheap bounty that they had out on me.

                          I'd hoped it'd be higher, just by longevity of service, and also fermentation.

                          1. re: FoodFuser
                            gaffk Aug 30, 2012 04:01 PM

                            Well it should at least inspire some waxing rhapsodic.

                          2. re: gaffk
                            KaimukiMan Aug 30, 2012 08:48 PM

                            i guess he rose again

                          3. FoodFuser Aug 30, 2012 02:01 PM

                            http://sphotos-a.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos...

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                            1. re: FoodFuser
                              gaffk Aug 30, 2012 03:59 PM

                              Clever.

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