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#41 todd

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Posted 06 April 2016 - 01:43 PM

Twizzlers!?

 



#42 nagel

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Posted 06 April 2016 - 01:44 PM

Twizzlers!?


Aren't those bad for the libido?

#43 VicHockeyFan

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Posted 06 April 2016 - 01:46 PM

There are metal straws if you need to drink it like that.

 

There are?  I never knew that.  


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#44 nagel

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Posted 06 April 2016 - 01:58 PM

There are?  I never knew that.  

To be honest they gross me out though.  I use plastic.  Oh the shame.



#45 todd

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Posted 06 April 2016 - 02:01 PM

Aren't those bad for the libido?

Wow my mind is flooded of jokes about how twizzlers can't stay straight, this is going to take some restraint not to post.


Edited by todd, 06 April 2016 - 02:03 PM.

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Posted 06 April 2016 - 08:59 PM

Apparently there is such a thing as paper straws and glass straws as well.


Edited by todd, 06 April 2016 - 09:01 PM.


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Posted 06 April 2016 - 09:02 PM

Unless glass can be made to shatter like safety glass, I'd stay away from those. Sounds like a recipe for accidental stabbings.

 

Metal straws: https://www.amazon.c...rds=metal straw

certainly not good for disposable use though. Paper may work much better for that:

https://www.amazon.c... drinking straw



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Posted 06 April 2016 - 10:22 PM

As I suspected...

 

It starts with bags - something that the eco-mentalists can make a case against with relative ease.  People give them up, get comfortable with the sacrifice needed to "save the planet". 

 

Now the war has shifted to drinking straws, and once again we will lay down and let the eco-mentalists walk all over us while we slowly convince ourselves that we're saving the planet.

 

Excuse me while I go turn on a few more lights...


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#49 VicHockeyFan

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Posted 06 April 2016 - 10:27 PM

As I suspected...

 

It starts with bags - something that the eco-mentalists can make a case against with relative ease.  People give them up, get comfortable with the sacrifice needed to "save the planet". 

 

Now the war has shifted to drinking straws, and once again we will lay down and let the eco-mentalists walk all over us while we slowly convince ourselves that we're saving the planet.

 

Excuse me while I go turn on a few more lights...

 

The fight seems like a strange one.  Are birds ingesting straws?  That would seem difficult just physically.


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#50 todd

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Posted 06 April 2016 - 10:28 PM

 

As I suspected...

 

It starts with bags - something that the eco-mentalists can make a case against with relative ease.  People give them up, get comfortable with the sacrifice needed to "save the planet". 

 

Now the war has shifted to drinking straws, and once again we will lay down and let the eco-mentalists walk all over us while we slowly convince ourselves that we're saving the planet.

 

Excuse me while I go turn on a few more lights...

 

^Powerful.


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#51 todd

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Posted 06 April 2016 - 10:33 PM

The fight seems like a strange one.  Are birds ingesting straws?  That would seem difficult just physically.

I hear the term "he ate it just like a duck" often?



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Posted 06 April 2016 - 10:47 PM


The Pacific Rim chapter of the Surfrider Foundation

 

One more for the list of organizations I'll refrain from donating to...

 

 

 

Apparently there is such a thing as paper straws and glass straws as well.

 

I suppose when they're done with bags and straws, they can set their sights on condoms.  I'm sure paper and glass condoms will work just fine. 


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#53 todd

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Posted 06 April 2016 - 10:59 PM

And I often see government medical staff just disposing of their disposable gloves after just one use, you can easily get 90 maybe 100 uses out of a single pair.


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Posted 06 April 2016 - 11:12 PM

^ Sure, reusable medical gloves, reusable needles, reusable condoms... 

 

Won't someone please think of the birds?

 

Milkshakes just aren't the same when you don't have a straw.


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Posted 07 April 2016 - 05:25 AM

Use a spoon bro.  I love a good banning of random tangible products.



#56 todd

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Posted 07 April 2016 - 10:51 AM

Just ordered some paper straws, will report back.
 


#57 LJ

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Posted 09 April 2016 - 02:34 PM

Paper straws are hardly new, that's all they had before the plastic ones came out.

A little waxed paper and you're good to go.


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Posted 09 April 2016 - 04:46 PM

I dunno, can they withstand the crushing forces applied by a thick chocolate milkshake during a protracted suck in the dead of summer?


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Posted 09 April 2016 - 05:01 PM

I dunno, can they withstand the crushing forces applied by a thick chocolate milkshake during a protracted suck in the dead of summer?

Just get your spitball shooting straw out?



#60 Mike K.

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Posted 09 April 2016 - 05:45 PM

You can always pull out a pen and turn it into a reusable plastic straw.

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