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Old 04-09-2012, 08:14 AM   #1
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How to share a hot dog?

The Texas Rangers baseball team stadium concession plans on selling the "Champoin Dog", a two foot, one pound hot dog, topped with all they usual stuff and they say it's meant for "sharing". When I see people sharing food, it usually is taking something from the same plate, not biting a piece that includes someone else's toothmarks (and residual fluids). I guess this must be their expression of a family meal.

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The team is introducing the Great Dane of hot dogs: a 2-foot-long beast that busts the scales at one pound. The Texas-sized dog is also topped with sautéed onions, shredded cheese, jalapenos and chili and served with a side of French fries.

The Champion Dog, to be served at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington, will reign supreme over the mere foot long dogs. At a price of $26, the entrée is meant for sharing with three or more people.
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The inspiration behind the massive meal is the half-pound dog introduced during last year's World Series, which the Rangers lost to the Saint Louis Cardinals. After the season -- when a 3-pound pretzel was also introduced -- they wondered, "How do we top what we already did?"
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Mattox said that one of the ballpark chefs recommended wrapping the hot dog behemoth in bacon.
"I thought that was a bit much," he said.
Bacon a bit much? Too funny. IMO a missed opportunity for real memorable meal. I suspect they are leaving off the bacon because it is so difficult to share and might lead to violence in the stands (hey - you ate my bacon! punch!).
Texas Rangers to serve up 2-foot-long hot dog - Yahoo! News
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I am sure if you Google your subject line you will get some highly educational and very NSFW video demonstrations.
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You can always cut the thing up and give each person a section....


But then why buy the long dog in the first place.... what I heard on the radio, three dogs that would be in total longer than this one cost less...
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You can always cut the thing up and give each person a section....
Could be, even though my idea of ballpark food does not involve tables, plates, utensils, napkins or manners.

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But then why buy the long dog in the first place.... what I heard on the radio, three dogs that would be in total longer than this one cost less...
It's gotta be the conspicuous consumption factor

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I am sure if you Google your subject line you will get some highly educational and very NSFW video demonstrations.
Yeah, um, thanks. No problem with the NSFW, 'cause I'm not working. My concern is NSFDW, because she has that radar which leads her to walk by at exactly the most inopportune moment.
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Yeah, um, thanks. No problem with the NSFW, 'cause I'm not working. My concern is NSFDW, because she has that radar which leads her to walk by at exactly the most inopportune moment.
She caught you doing field researcch back when we were discussing clown porn and granny porn?
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The Texas Rangers baseball team stadium concession plans on selling the "Champoin Dog", a two foot, one pound hot dog, topped with all they usual stuff and they say it's meant for "sharing". When I see people sharing food, it usually is taking something from the same plate, not biting a piece that includes someone else's toothmarks (and residual fluids).
Wow, I assume you've shared residual fluid with your spouse and other family members (sorry, just to easy to pass up) . Of course I share food (and residual fluids) with DW on occasion, but anyone else I am sure we'd crudely tear it apart into 2 or more pieces to share (I agree plates, knives, etc. aren't likely at a ballpark) - no big deal. Our dog has shared food (and residual fluids) with us many times, and she doesn't seem to mind either - hasn't killed her in almost 16 years so far. There's no Purell in our house, our culture has become way too germ phobic IMO...YMMV
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Looks like a serving for one, to me! I loves me some hotdogs......
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Looks like a serving for one, to me! I loves me some hotdogs......
Wow. Give Adam Richman a call, he might have work for you!
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After consuming the hot dog, you need to follow it up with the 3 lbs pretzel:




Dale Hansen was talking about the hot dog on his sports cast the other night and said he needed to take a shower after consuming the hot dog
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After consuming the hot dog, you need to follow it up with the 3 lbs pretzel:




Dale Hansen was talking about the hot dog on his sports cast the other night and said he needed to take a shower after consuming the hot dog
And finish with a Ben & Jerrys Vermonster (...a large ice cream sundae served in a "Vermonster Bucket" in Ben & Jerry's "scoop shops." Its ingredients are 20 scoops of ice cream, 4 bananas, 4 ladles of hot fudge, 3 chocolate chip cookies, 1 chocolate fudge brownie, 10 scoops of walnuts, 2 scoops each of 4 toppings of your choice, and whipped cream. It contains 14,000 calories, and 500 grams of fat.) But avoid residual fluids...
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Wow. Give Adam Richman a call, he might have work for you!

No way, that guy is an almost bottomless pit! I don't know where he puts it all... I don't know if I could really eat all that dog, but I'd give it hell!
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Guys, please - I just woke up, am struggling through a small serving of yogurt and cup of coffee. Reading this thread has made me feel rather ill
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This and opening day recently reminds me that when I ER, I want to take the time to go and see some games at the few remaining great baseball stadiums, and at some of the AAA parks. Even some of the newer ones like Minute Maid in Houston would be fun.
Oversized phallic snacks notwithstanding.
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She caught you doing field researcch back when we were discussing clown porn and granny porn?
You must be remembering somebody else.

In my case someone had posted a picture of baby rodents used for feeding other pets. It was pretty bad. The image popped up right when she walked up and she, well, lets say she asked me to realy a few thoughts to the folks here. They didn't translate well and I couldn't find the exact words so I just conveyed the general meaning...

And this was after a year of effort trying to convince her that this online forum is not frequented by weirdos, perverts and criminals.
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And this was after a year of effort trying to convince her that this online forum is not frequented by weirdos, perverts and criminals.
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It doesn't look very long to me.
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It doesn't look very long to me.
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It doesn't look very long to me.

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