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    Thanksgiving Dinner

    Question: If you were at a dear friend's house for Thanksgiving dinner with all of her/his family and other friends there and you found a dead bug on your plate, what would you say and/or do?

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    dice nada.
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    Depends on how big and the type bug and if it was mixed into the food.

    More than likely nothing, just eat around it or avoid the food that it was cooked into.
    Too lazy to beat myself up for being to lazy to beat myself up for being too lazy to... well you get the point....

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    [QUOTE]Originally posted by donk
    [B]Depends on how big and the type bug and if it was mixed into the food.

    What if it was a large cockroach?
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    I'd be disgusted... I'd try to avoid making the ambient to umpleasant, but I'd surely make a remark about the situation....

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    hehe well depending on how friendly i was with them and their humor level-ask if they killed their pet

    in other nations they are good eats so just avoid it and keep going.

    god knows there is dog hair in most of my stuff now matter how much i clean...beagles!
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    Is this a fun hypothetical question or are you speaking from experience? Does Planderella need to do a little more cleaning in the kitchen?

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    Might discreetly hide it under the mashed potatoes. If it was intact, I wouldn't worry too much, especially if it had been cooked. If it was a partial bug, or still scurrying around the place, I might offer to order a pizza....This is why I always bring our dogs to family gatherings. One of them is nicknamed Hoover for a good reason.

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    set it aside, casually, wrap it in a napkin or something, and after everyone has eaten, gently mention it to your dear friend. Whether you continue to eat or not is up to you. Just be careful not to make a scene about it becasue I'm sure your friend will be very embarassed.

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    Just don't eat the fuzzy bugs!

    Fuzzy bugs are usually poisonous or will just make you sicke!
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    I am very picky about the bugs I will eat. If it were simply a fly or a mosquito that flew in and landed on the food, no big deal. If I found a cockroach in the gravy, I guess I'd have to say something. Would you let eveyone else keep eating, knowing the problem?

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    What if it was a large cockroach?
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    Is this the main course or dessert? If it were dipped in chocolate, it might be intentional. Mmmm, chocolate ants.

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    I have a phobia about roaches (great trait for living in Florida, huh?). I don't think I would have to actually SAY anything, the screaming and backpedaling from the table would probably alert everyone there...

    At the very least, I would put down my fork and pronounce myself too full to eat another bite.

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    I would probably just eat around the bug, or hide it under some type of food and push it off into the corner.

    Now if you said there was an unidentified hair in the food, that would be worse. I hate finding hair in my food... grosses me out.

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    It depends how well I know the host and their family/friends. It'd be pretty hard for me not to say something if it was a big bug, but otherwise I'd probably just move it aside and keep eating.

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    Originally posted by biscuit
    Is this a fun hypothetical question or are you speaking from experience? Does Planderella need to do a little more cleaning in the kitchen?
    I'm a great cook but absolutely HATE to clean.
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    Originally posted by biscuit
    Is this a fun hypothetical question or are you speaking from experience? Does Planderella need to do a little more cleaning in the kitchen?
    Just a hypothetical question to test your bug-handling skills.

    Planderella is a GREAT COOK and she doesn't have to do anything that she doesn't want to! Thus, to borrow from Run DMC: "It's like that and that's the way it is!"
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