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A blog about life in general, in as many languages as I can manage. Ενα ιστολόγιο περι ζωής, πολυγλωσσο - σε όσες γλωσσες εχω μεράκι να γράψω.

One last round of April Fool's jokes...

 OK... here are some screencaps of some things I saw around the web last Friday that made me chuckle a bit :-) That's all for April Fool's 2022 ;-)
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Goodbye Scratch Kitchen...

Seems like Scratch Kitchen is the latest casualty of the COVID-19 closures.  Cinema Salem (our community movie theater) was first, then Beerworks (although I am hoping they'll relocate), and now Scratch Kitchen. Scratch was set apart by having local produce, and organic (oh yeah, and lots of bacon).  The thing that stunk was that their hours were not always predictable...
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The Impossible Whopper

Burger Kind punks everyone who thought their Whoppers were made of real beef.  Sadly, I think one of these days we will find out that fast food was not beef all along (and not, it won't be veggie burgers :p)
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Burger King's chocolate whopper

As April Fool's jokes go, this is so bad that it's good.  I like the building of burger through sweet materials but I can't imagine eating this.Here is the materials video:
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Yakki Burger (does it come from a replicator?)

Alright... I know that there are some odd things in Japan (at least for us Westerners) but this Star Trek themed (long) ad looks more like parody than anything else (also makes me want to try this burger...)
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Vacation lookback: Italy (Part II)

Pompeii No EntryIn Italy we stayed a few days in Naples, so that we could explore the region and go visit the ancient sites of Pompeii, Herculaneum, and the Villa Poppaea in Oplontis. I have to admit that I was really excited about going to Naples and visiting all the ancient sites! I guess when you're excited about something it can only let you down LOL :-)  So, where to begin?  How about
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Vacation look back: The Netherlands

It's been a week or so since we came back from our vacation. Now that the jetlag has subsided and I am back to normal, I thought it would be good to have a concise overview of the highlights and lowlights of the trip.  I guess I will be starting with the Netherlands since it was both the beginning and the end of the trip.I wasn't quite sure what I was getting into when I decided to stay in the
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TMNT Pizza Taste Test

Man, this looks pretty nasty, I don't know why anyone would do this (must be avid TMNT fans).
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Only in Amer...Japan?!?!

OK, this is pretty gross!I was reading the register and I saw that Burger King in Japan has made a special burger for the launch of Windows 7.According the register, this burger comes with 7 beef patties (I guess 7 for Windows 7).So the big questions that I have for this cross promotion:1. Can you actually eat this without utensils?2. Can you actually finish it?3. It is meant to give you sustenance
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