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Re: A mental illness epidemic? Think again
« Reply #45 on: August 29, 2011, 04:30:20 pm »
Seriously, talk about a classic first world problem. "Halp, there are too many kinds of food for me to eat, I don't know what to doooooo"
“I’m guessing it was January 2007, a meeting in Bethesda, we got a bag of bees and just started smashing them on the desk,” Charles Wick said. “It was very complicated.”


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Re: A mental illness epidemic? Think again
« Reply #46 on: August 29, 2011, 04:30:36 pm »
And as for the numb cunts who put forward stuff like
"Could they be supertasters? That is, people who, because of their genetic makeup, taste certain flavors more acutely than average tasters?"

Wait.

What?

You're taking the piss.

Sadly...  No.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Supertaster
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Re: A mental illness epidemic? Think again
« Reply #47 on: August 29, 2011, 04:31:20 pm »
And as for the numb cunts who put forward stuff like
"Could they be supertasters? That is, people who, because of their genetic makeup, taste certain flavors more acutely than average tasters?"

Wait.

What?

You're taking the piss.
That's in the quoted article. I shite you not.
"We need a plane for Bombing, Strafing, Assault and Battery, Interception, Ground Support, and Reconaissance,
NOT JUST A "FAIR WEATHER FIGHTER"!

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Re: A mental illness epidemic? Think again
« Reply #48 on: August 29, 2011, 04:33:20 pm »
And as for the numb cunts who put forward stuff like
"Could they be supertasters? That is, people who, because of their genetic makeup, taste certain flavors more acutely than average tasters?"

Wait.

What?

You're taking the piss.

Sadly...  No.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Supertaster

Whole bunch of subjectivity there.

It's like if I kicked ten guys in the nads, and asked them to rate the pain on a scale of "one" to "watching Charles in Charge.

Pretty soon, I'd have "Supertactiles".

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Re: A mental illness epidemic? Think again
« Reply #49 on: August 29, 2011, 04:35:29 pm »
And as for the numb cunts who put forward stuff like
"Could they be supertasters? That is, people who, because of their genetic makeup, taste certain flavors more acutely than average tasters?"

Wait.

What?

You're taking the piss.

Sadly...  No.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Supertaster

Whole bunch of subjectivity there.

It's like if I kicked ten guys in the nads, and asked them to rate the pain on a scale of "one" to "watching Charles in Charge.

Pretty soon, I'd have "Supertactiles".

Hm.  SCIENCE!
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Re: A mental illness epidemic? Think again
« Reply #50 on: August 29, 2011, 04:36:32 pm »
And as for the numb cunts who put forward stuff like
"Could they be supertasters? That is, people who, because of their genetic makeup, taste certain flavors more acutely than average tasters?"

Wait.

What?

You're taking the piss.

Sadly...  No.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Supertaster

Whole bunch of subjectivity there.

It's like if I kicked ten guys in the nads, and asked them to rate the pain on a scale of "one" to "watching Charles in Charge.

Pretty soon, I'd have "Supertactiles".
Or ten eunochs, and a Lawsuit.
"We need a plane for Bombing, Strafing, Assault and Battery, Interception, Ground Support, and Reconaissance,
NOT JUST A "FAIR WEATHER FIGHTER"!

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Re: A mental illness epidemic? Think again
« Reply #51 on: August 29, 2011, 04:36:52 pm »
Supertasters actually do have something like twice the normal density of taste buds, which can apparently make some foods seem overwhelmingly salty or bitter. I highly doubt that most picky eaters are supertasters, though.
“I’m guessing it was January 2007, a meeting in Bethesda, we got a bag of bees and just started smashing them on the desk,” Charles Wick said. “It was very complicated.”


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Re: A mental illness epidemic? Think again
« Reply #52 on: August 29, 2011, 04:38:31 pm »
And as for the numb cunts who put forward stuff like
"Could they be supertasters? That is, people who, because of their genetic makeup, taste certain flavors more acutely than average tasters?"

Wait.

What?

You're taking the piss.

Sadly...  No.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Supertaster

Whole bunch of subjectivity there.

It's like if I kicked ten guys in the nads, and asked them to rate the pain on a scale of "one" to "watching Charles in Charge.

Pretty soon, I'd have "Supertactiles".
Or ten eunochs, and a Lawsuit.

Then I'll just kick 'em REALLY hard, and claim that I'm trying to verify the Supertasters thing.

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Re: A mental illness epidemic? Think again
« Reply #53 on: August 29, 2011, 04:38:51 pm »
Also, if they are, it's just evidence that supertasters are an undesirable mutation which should be allowed to die off.
“I’m guessing it was January 2007, a meeting in Bethesda, we got a bag of bees and just started smashing them on the desk,” Charles Wick said. “It was very complicated.”


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Re: A mental illness epidemic? Think again
« Reply #54 on: August 29, 2011, 04:39:23 pm »
Supertasters actually do have something like twice the normal density of taste buds,

Then they are mutants, and need to be cleansed.

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Re: A mental illness epidemic? Think again
« Reply #55 on: August 29, 2011, 04:39:41 pm »
The OP does make a perfectly valid premise though. It's just looking at the wrong people for it's examples. It's these Diagnoctors who are all batshit crazies.
"We need a plane for Bombing, Strafing, Assault and Battery, Interception, Ground Support, and Reconaissance,
NOT JUST A "FAIR WEATHER FIGHTER"!

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Whoever puts their hand on me to govern me, is a usurper, and a tyrant, and I declare them my enemy!

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Re: A mental illness epidemic? Think again
« Reply #56 on: August 29, 2011, 04:40:29 pm »
Supertasters actually do have something like twice the normal density of taste buds,

Then they are mutants, and need to be cleansed.

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“I’m guessing it was January 2007, a meeting in Bethesda, we got a bag of bees and just started smashing them on the desk,” Charles Wick said. “It was very complicated.”


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Re: A mental illness epidemic? Think again
« Reply #57 on: August 29, 2011, 04:40:51 pm »
The OP does make a perfectly valid premise though. It's just looking at the wrong people for it's examples. It's these Diagnoctors who are all batshit crazies.

Yeah, batshit all the way to the bank.

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Re: A mental illness epidemic? Think again
« Reply #58 on: August 29, 2011, 04:45:11 pm »
The OP does make a perfectly valid premise though. It's just looking at the wrong people for it's examples. It's these Diagnoctors who are all batshit crazies.

Yeah, batshit all the way to the bank.
Yeah, that says nothing for their judgement either.
"In Capitalist America, the Banks rob the people"
"We need a plane for Bombing, Strafing, Assault and Battery, Interception, Ground Support, and Reconaissance,
NOT JUST A "FAIR WEATHER FIGHTER"!

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Re: A mental illness epidemic? Think again
« Reply #59 on: August 29, 2011, 04:46:46 pm »
The OP does make a perfectly valid premise though. It's just looking at the wrong people for it's examples. It's these Diagnoctors who are all batshit crazies.

Yeah, batshit all the way to the bank.
Yeah, that says nothing for their judgement either.
"In Capitalist America, the Banks rob the people"

See, being a Brit, you just lack the proper glands to appreciate the superiority of our culture.