FRUITCAKE POLL!

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  1. I like fruitcake

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  2. I hate fruitcake

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  3. Fruitcake doesn't concern me

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  1. Nov 22, 2018 #31

    Tyler P

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    I haven't had it for quite awhile, but I do enjoy it occasionally.
     
  2. Nov 22, 2018 #32

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    I love fruit cake, and the leftover Christmas pudding after the silly season makes for some of the best fruit cake to be eaten ever.
     
  3. Nov 23, 2018 #33

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    And I'm going to. Just in from my brothers T'day and they had a huge punch bowl full of this stuff. Of course, I got some of that in my to-go container along with some other delectable delights right at the start. I knew it wouldn't last. And by the time I was ready to leave, I saw the entire bowl was empty. That's some yummy stuff there my friend.
     
  4. Nov 24, 2018 #34

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    Mmmmmmm F-ru-it-cake!!!! Yes only Claxton the very best!
     
  5. Nov 24, 2018 #35

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    EWE!!!! And here I was thinking you and I were more alike than not.
     
  6. Nov 24, 2018 #36

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    So you are not so crazy after all Jim :)
     
  7. Nov 24, 2018 #37

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    For about 10-15 years after I turned about 13-14, one of my aunts would send me a fruitcake every Christmas.

    Very quickly I determined nobody else in my family wanted them, so I began a tradition of opening our family room sliding door, and chucking the fruitcake discus-style as far as I could. Every year I would get a fruitcake from Aunt Brunhilda and every year I would hurl it out into the blackness of our back yard.

    Funny, we never did find any fruitcake remains or fragments in our back yard the next morning. I don't know who or what took them away, but they went somewhere.
     
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  8. Nov 24, 2018 #38

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    I told you they could be used as a discus.
     
  9. Nov 24, 2018 #39

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    Well......I'm crazy over fruit cake!!:cool:
     
  10. Nov 24, 2018 #40

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    I'm thinking maybe as a blast deflector plate.

    Maybe as ballast for an HPR flight.
     
  11. Nov 24, 2018 #41

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    I wonder if the Guvment' has looked into these as a possible weapon of mass destruction?
     
  12. Nov 24, 2018 #42

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  13. Nov 24, 2018 #43

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    I've already got blast deflector covered too.
     
  14. Nov 24, 2018 #44

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    Love it❤️ my dad did too rest of the family hates its
     
  15. Nov 24, 2018 #45

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    what about popcorn balls ? When I was a kid my Aunt made them every year
    and I could not wait to go to auntie's house !!! pop.jpg
     
  16. Nov 24, 2018 #46

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    I'm think'n the bad ones..hard as rocks and tasteless [which are most of them] could easily be used as "bunker busters".

    Add some uranium depleted fruit and 'Away we go!'
     
  17. Nov 26, 2018 #47

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    THAT....is one of the funniest quotes I have ever seen......my wife and I are still laughing! Just imagine Bill Murray saying that!
    Andrew
     
  18. Nov 26, 2018 #48

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    I wonder what fruit cake mixed with an oxidizer would do? Sugar motor.....with colors from the fruit....hmmm
     
  19. Nov 26, 2018 #49

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    My guess is a sticky skidmark!!
     
  20. Nov 26, 2018 #50

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    And pretty STINKY.
     
  21. Nov 26, 2018 #51

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    Everyone is clearly missing the application as hybrid fuel grains
     
  22. Nov 26, 2018 #52

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    THAT, and the possibility of complete liftoff failure. CATO comes to mind. "DOODS, did you see that? It was a psychedelic explosion!
     
  23. Jul 17, 2019 #53

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    Sorry to resurrect, but in tribute to Gary ... you can bait fish with fruit cake, while also using it as a boat anchor.
     
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  24. Jul 17, 2019 #54

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    I'm with Gary, I loathe the stuff.
     
  25. Jul 17, 2019 #55

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    Good stuff especially cold and with some irish butter on top
     
  26. Jul 18, 2019 #56

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    How do you know? Maybe they tolerated the salt to get at the olives...
     
  27. Jul 18, 2019 #57

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    Maybe I've had rockets on the brain too long, but when I see these, I want to throw out the styrofoam ball, slap on dowels, a launch lug and an engine mount. Then head out to the launch range with an edible Sputnik.
     
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  28. Jul 19, 2019 #58

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    They wouldn't eat the olives, just lick and chew leaving them behind.
     

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