Cheese Puff Dust 2020-01-31

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Cheese Puff Dust 2020-01-31

Post by AnotherFairportfan » Thu Jan 30, 2020 11:25 pm

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Re: Cheese Puff Dust 2020-01-31

Post by AnotherFairportfan » Thu Jan 30, 2020 11:27 pm

How do you get cheese puff dust and grease on your glasses?
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Re: Cheese Puff Dust 2020-01-31

Post by Dave » Thu Jan 30, 2020 11:57 pm

AnotherFairportfan wrote:
Thu Jan 30, 2020 11:27 pm
How do you get cheese puff dust and grease on your glasses?
One possible scenario: you eat cheese puffs, get your fingers greasy and cheesedusty, and then touch your glasses. Even if you just touch the stems at that point, you'll transfer gunk to them. Eventually it will migrate onto the lenses.

(Dave cues up "Invisible Touch", knowing that her glasses received something other than that...)

The more ominous scenario is that she didn't. That is, it wasn't her who got cheese puff dust and grease on her glasses... it was someone else. The dreaded Cheese Puff Stalker may be at it again... :shock:

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Re: Cheese Puff Dust 2020-01-31

Post by shadowinthelight » Fri Jan 31, 2020 1:02 am

I feel like we need some in between shots with a magical girl style transformation sequence.
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Re: Cheese Puff Dust 2020-01-31

Post by Leak » Fri Jan 31, 2020 1:25 am

AnotherFairportfan wrote:
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How do you get cheese puff dust and grease on your glasses?
Part-time job at the cheese puff factory? ;)

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Re: Cheese Puff Dust 2020-01-31

Post by Opus the Poet » Fri Jan 31, 2020 1:34 am

AnotherFairportfan wrote:
Thu Jan 30, 2020 11:27 pm
How do you get cheese puff dust and grease on your glasses?
Be in the same room as someone eating the cursed things. I love 'em to death but I just need to open the lid on the barrel to get covered in Cheetle (the official name for the cheesy dust as put out by the Cheetos company).
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Re: Cheese Puff Dust 2020-01-31

Post by AnotherFairportfan » Fri Jan 31, 2020 2:23 am

Opus the Poet wrote:
Fri Jan 31, 2020 1:34 am
AnotherFairportfan wrote:
Thu Jan 30, 2020 11:27 pm
How do you get cheese puff dust and grease on your glasses?
Be in the same room as someone eating the cursed things. I love 'em to death but I just need to open the lid on the barrel to get covered in Cheetle (the official name for the cheesy dust as put out by the Cheetos company).
Did you know that stuff was an outgrowth of an Army-sponsored program {Korean War-era, i think} to develop something at least resembling cheese that would keep long-term without refrigeration to go in packaged rations?

And then there's this little factoid:
Margarine is a spread used for flavoring, baking, and cooking that was first made in France in 1869. It was created by Hippolyte Mège-Mouriès in response to a challenge by Emperor Napoleon III to create a butter substitute from beef tallow for the armed forces and lower classes. It was named oleomargarine from Latin for oleum (olive oil) and Greek margarite (pearl indicating luster) but was later named margarine.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Margarine
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Post by jwhouk » Fri Jan 31, 2020 6:49 am

AnotherFairportfan wrote:
Fri Jan 31, 2020 2:23 am
And then there's this little factoid:
Margarine is a spread used for flavoring, baking, and cooking that was first made in France in 1869. It was created by Hippolyte Mège-Mouriès in response to a challenge by Emperor Napoleon III to create a butter substitute from beef tallow for the armed forces and lower classes. It was named oleomargarine from Latin for oleum (olive oil) and Greek margarite (pearl indicating luster) but was later named margarine.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Margarine
That is the reason why some people (mostly in the Midwest) still call it "Oleo".

Even if this is filler, it's nice to see that the "transformation" thing is now loaded into the canon.
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Re: Cheese Puff Dust 2020-01-31

Post by FreeFlier » Fri Jan 31, 2020 9:41 am

jwhouk wrote:
Fri Jan 31, 2020 6:49 am
AnotherFairportfan wrote:
Fri Jan 31, 2020 2:23 am
And then there's this little factoid:
Margarine is a spread used for flavoring, baking, and cooking that was first made in France in 1869. It was created by Hippolyte Mège-Mouriès in response to a challenge by Emperor Napoleon III to create a butter substitute from beef tallow for the armed forces and lower classes. It was named oleomargarine from Latin for oleum (olive oil) and Greek margarite (pearl indicating luster) but was later named margarine.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Margarine
That is the reason why some people (mostly in the Midwest) still call it "Oleo".

Even if this is filler, it's nice to see that the "transformation" thing is now loaded into the canon.
And the main compression member (combining spring and shock absorber) in airplane landing gear is known as the oleo strut because it was originally lubricated with oleomargerine.

It seems that oleomargerine was the only thing that would not either stiffen or melt from the temperature changes in flight.

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Re: Cheese Puff Dust 2020-01-31

Post by ziggy78eog » Fri Jan 31, 2020 10:44 am

The classic, "cute bookworm", anime trope. The shy, nerdy, girl, is all plain looking, until she removes her glasses.

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Post by shadowinthelight » Fri Jan 31, 2020 2:36 pm

FreeFlier wrote:
Fri Jan 31, 2020 9:41 am
And the main compression member (combining spring and shock absorber) in airplane landing gear is known as the oleo strut because it was originally lubricated with oleomargerine.

It seems that oleomargerine was the only thing that would not either stiffen or melt from the temperature changes in flight.
So you are saying it had a high tolerence margarine?
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Re: Cheese Puff Dust 2020-01-31

Post by jwhouk » Fri Jan 31, 2020 8:53 pm

shadowinthelight wrote:
Fri Jan 31, 2020 2:36 pm
FreeFlier wrote:
Fri Jan 31, 2020 9:41 am
And the main compression member (combining spring and shock absorber) in airplane landing gear is known as the oleo strut because it was originally lubricated with oleomargerine.

It seems that oleomargerine was the only thing that would not either stiffen or melt from the temperature changes in flight.
So you are saying it had a high tolerance margarine?
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Re: Cheese Puff Dust 2020-01-31

Post by Dave » Sat Feb 01, 2020 1:59 am

jwhouk wrote:
Fri Jan 31, 2020 8:53 pm
shadowinthelight wrote:
Fri Jan 31, 2020 2:36 pm
So you are saying it had a high tolerance margarine?
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Re: Cheese Puff Dust 2020-01-31

Post by TazManiac » Sat Feb 01, 2020 5:31 am

Recent PBS documentary about the unregulated Food Production industry during the start of the Industrial Revolution-

it was disgusting

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Re: Cheese Puff Dust 2020-01-31

Post by AnotherFairportfan » Sat Feb 01, 2020 5:49 am

FreeFlier wrote:
Fri Jan 31, 2020 9:41 am
And the main compression member (combining spring and shock absorber) in airplane landing gear is known as the oleo strut because it was originally lubricated with oleomargerine.

It seems that oleomargerine was the only thing that would not either stiffen or melt from the temperature changes in flight.

--FreeFlier
I suspect that that's a false etymology - sort of like the assertion that "Slav" derives from "slave".

The first oleo strut was brand-named "Aerol" - pretty sure that that's derived from "air" and "oleo" {which Dictionary.com says is "a combining form meaning “oil,” used in the formation of compound words"} referring to the oil and gas inside the strut.
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