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Tiny Hamsters Eating Tiny Burritos

MplsM ary Apr 30, 2014 04:12 PM

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    dmjordan RE: MplsM ary Apr 30, 2014 05:14 PM

    Thanks for the laugh. Hilarious!

    1. Wahooty RE: MplsM ary Apr 30, 2014 07:21 PM

      I can only hope that "Episode 1" implies that there are other episodes to come. This makes me so happy on days like the one I had today.

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        small h RE: MplsM ary May 1, 2014 05:15 AM

        That's a regular size hamster. I feel cheated. The chef looked familiar, but I must be confusing him with someone else. Here's his site:


        1. C. Hamster RE: MplsM ary May 1, 2014 05:24 AM

          I am anxiously awaiting my audition!

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            jujuthomas RE: MplsM ary May 1, 2014 06:07 AM

            that was so funny.

            1. RUK RE: MplsM ary May 1, 2014 06:36 AM

              Very cute!!

              1. tcamp RE: MplsM ary May 1, 2014 06:58 AM

                Why bother making tiny burritos for hamsters if they're just going to shove them into their cheeks?

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                  Berheenia RE: tcamp May 9, 2014 06:14 AM

                  Reminds me of days when my fellow workers bought their lunch at Chipotle and ate in the lunchroom. We only had 30 minutes total.

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                  rasputina RE: MplsM ary May 1, 2014 02:13 PM

                  OMgosh, I was laughing so hard my daughter came to find out what was going on.

                  hmmmm I think we should something similar for our rats.

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                    ratgirlagogo RE: rasputina May 4, 2014 12:34 PM

                    If they are like most rats I've had they would grab the burrito, run off with it and "hide" it in a "safe" place and then race back to grab more burritos to "store" for "later."
                    It doesn't make much sense to store perishables but rats are kind of amateurs in this area compared to real pros like squirrels.

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                      rasputina RE: ratgirlagogo May 4, 2014 12:39 PM

                      Most of my rats do that with their lab blocks but not usually with their fresh food. Unless they aren't hungry. A couple of them do horde any food given to them.

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                        DuchessNukem RE: ratgirlagogo May 9, 2014 11:39 PM

                        We made tiny rat pizzas (Ritz, melted mozz) for our college pets. They didn't stash them but gripped the pizzas in their little hands and nibbled around. :)

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                          rasputina RE: DuchessNukem May 11, 2014 02:54 PM

                          Oh that must have been cute to watch!

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                            coll RE: rasputina May 12, 2014 01:41 AM

                            We had a squirrel who ate Cheerios like that, he'd spin it around quickly while taking tiny bites til it was all gone. Before the days of Youtube unfortunately.

                    2. LindaWhit RE: MplsM ary May 2, 2014 09:49 AM

                      This is hysterical!

                      1. Antilope RE: MplsM ary May 2, 2014 11:07 AM

                        Hamsters? Meh. Now if it were Guinea Pigs, now you're talking. ;-).

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                          INDIANRIVERFL RE: Antilope May 6, 2014 10:41 AM

                          Can't fool me. You just want to fatten them up before JB presents them at the next BBQ.

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                            Antilope RE: INDIANRIVERFL May 11, 2014 05:54 PM

                            When our kids were little, they had pet hamsters. The hamsters slept all day and their exercise wheel would squeak all night. I had to grease their plastic exercise wheel bearing with Crisco so we could get some sleep. I guess between eating the Crisco and running in the wheel, they didn't lose any weight. ;-).

                        2. NE_Wombat RE: MplsM ary May 5, 2014 02:14 PM

                          Last night's episode of John Oliver's "Last Week Tonight" had a 10 minute discussion of capital punishment. He explained in advance that it may be an uncomfortable discussion for essentially a comedy show, but it was important - and if we watched it all, the payoff would be "Tiny Hamsters Eating Tiny Burritos".

                          1. Sooeygun RE: MplsM ary May 6, 2014 10:32 AM

                            Funny that I saw the burrito clip and the hamster with carrots video the same day


                            I didn't know their cheeks went back that far on their bodies.

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                              cresyd RE: MplsM ary May 8, 2014 06:58 AM

                              The series continues!


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                                tcamp RE: cresyd May 8, 2014 08:12 AM

                                He must be a low carb hamster. He left the entire crust behind.

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                                  small h RE: cresyd May 8, 2014 08:20 AM

                                  Dunno the Chowhound policy on fat-shaming hamsters, but that one needs to spend a little more time on the wheel.

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                                    LindaWhit RE: cresyd May 8, 2014 09:25 AM

                                    The Burrito Buildup was way better than the pizza one.

                                    I give the pizza video a 3 out of 10.

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                                      MplsM ary RE: LindaWhit May 8, 2014 11:04 AM

                                      A large part of the 1st video was the preparation of the burrito and the 'chef's' contentedness at having sated his hamster's appetite. Another factor was the hamster 'seated' at a table. This is a hamster eating a part of a triangular foodstuff. Sure the tablecloth and Land of the Giants place-setting is funny, but - not at all the quality or detail of the original.

                                      This video is not by the same people who brought us the original.

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                                        LindaWhit RE: MplsM ary May 8, 2014 11:10 AM

                                        Ahhhh.....well, there you go. Different producers, director, and probably a different actor because the original hamster wanted too much money for the sequel.

                                  2. gingershelley RE: MplsM ary May 10, 2014 11:25 AM

                                    LOVED it!

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