So you're Walking About Outside...

Discussion in 'Random Thoughts' started by mudpuddle, Jun 1, 2006.

  1. mudpuddle

    mudpuddle MangaHippiePornStar Lifetime Supporter

    Eating a Most Delicious Sandwich...Your Very Best Sandwich...

    Cut Just the Way you Like it...Be it Square Cut...Triangle Cut...With or Without the Crust...

    On your Most Favourite Bread...Bleached White...Gritty Granary...Wholesome Brown Wholemeal Goodness...

    And Your most Favourite Sandwich Filling...What Ever that may be...

    And you Payed Some Good Money for this Tasty Yummy Sandwich...And are Throughly Enjoying it...On Such a Warm Sunny Day...Strolling About Outside...

    Then...Oh Dear...You Drop your Sandwich...On the Street Floor...

    What a Bummer...

    Would you Pick it Back up and Carry on Eating it?

    Or Leave It? And Watch the Pigeons Peck Away at It...
  2. crummyrummy

    crummyrummy Brew Your Own Beer Lifetime Supporter

    usually I would eat it
  3. hippychickmommy

    hippychickmommy Sugar and Spice

    Around my house we have something known as the 10 second rule. With young kids, food dropping happens multiple times a day. So, the food is still fair game if it's picked up within 10 seconds. Oh, I examine it first, to make sure there isn't anything on it, but then I give it to them. Hey, you know how much food we would throw out otherwise? A LOT. :p

    However, if it was dropped on the street floor, I'd just leave it. Home is one thing, but on the street is another.

    Oh, and I chose the wrong choice on the votes. I was thinking about the question being in general, like if you drop food somewhere, do you still eat it. But if we're simply talking about the street, then heck no.
  4. somedude

    somedude Member

    Definitely let the birds eat it, or homeless people. Basically whoever gets it first.
  5. Dustinthewind

    Dustinthewind woopdee fucking doo

    ya i wouldnt eat it either. I mean really, just think, someone could have pissed there, or thrown up there, or even got shot or hurt there.

    I do the 5 second rule with my youngest daughter but like HCM, i examine it first.
  6. warmhandedcanadian

    warmhandedcanadian shit storm chaser

    Yeah we use the 5 second rule indoors at home, or at grandma's it could stay all day and we'd still eat it- her home is a shrine, maybe if it fell at the park on the grass, its ok too BUT ....... a city sidewalk ....ugh! Never! People piss out there, and hork, and who knows what else. NEVER!!!
  7. lankymidget

    lankymidget Worlds Tallest Dwarf

    If I lived somewhere where I had to worry about if somebody had been shot wher I stood, I'd relinquish ownership of my beloved butty as soon as it left my hand!

    Since I live in a not-so-bad place, I'd enjoy knowing that birds would fest on it, but my actual reason would be that I just wouldn't want to be seen icking it up!
  8. Love Fest1969

    Love Fest1969 Classic Rocker

    I would eat it if it dropped on the floor in my house but if it dropped outside then i wouldn't touch it.
  9. questing400

    questing400 Senior Member

    Yeah, I mis-read the question too. At home, eat it...on the street leave it.
  10. ihmurria

    ihmurria fini

    on the street? Nuh-uh, streets are filthy round here
    at home
    within a few seconds and dust er off, yup
  11. mudpuddle

    mudpuddle MangaHippiePornStar Lifetime Supporter

    I Once Read...

    That the Floor of Your Home Has more Germs Than Outside on the Street...


    A Random Fact I Remember...
  12. ihmurria

    ihmurria fini

    yeah, but they're my germs... I deal with 'em every day

    (heard somewheres that holy water is dirtier than money, in most places... scary eh?)
  13. mudpuddle

    mudpuddle MangaHippiePornStar Lifetime Supporter

    I Believe it's Good to Expose Yourself to Some Germs...
  14. hippychickmommy

    hippychickmommy Sugar and Spice

    Well, if you aren't ever exposed to any germs, when you do come in contract with something, you'll pick it up easily. I learned this lesson from my oldest son going to kindergarten. He had been home with me for 5 years, no daycares, no preschools, and rarely ever a sitter. So when he started school, OMG, we were getting sick so much at first, I didn't know how we'd last the year! But after a while, it seemed that his resistance built up and he was able to fight off illness, wasn't getting sick even when the other kids in his class were, which was definitely a good thing!
  15. Rebel_1

    Rebel_1 Hip Forums Supporter HipForums Supporter

    I wouldn't eat it, no way it's just a sandwitch.
  16. fitzy21

    fitzy21 Worst RT Mod EVAH!!!!

    damn skippy i'd eat it...its a tasty sandwich, why let it go to waste.
  17. Samhain

    Samhain Lifetime Supporter Lifetime Supporter

    I would pick it up and put it in the litter bin

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