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 Post subject: Re: 19 Signs You've Been Vegan Too Long
PostPosted: Wed May 01, 2013 11:44 am 
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haha I want to add one in relation to the nooch container one because while we were looking at this our 4yr old pointed to the screen and said "CHEESE!!"


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 Post subject: Re: 19 Signs You've Been Vegan Too Long
PostPosted: Wed May 01, 2013 12:35 pm 
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If you all got the San Diego Soy Dairy Firm Tofu youd think differently, its yummy and you dont have to press it


You don't press it? I agree this is the best tofu I've had, but I still press it. What happens if I don't????


Youve just gone press bonkers, the things as dense as a brick

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 Post subject: Re: 19 Signs You've Been Vegan Too Long
PostPosted: Wed May 01, 2013 1:26 pm 
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I also want to get those "Where do you get your protein?" cards to hand out. And the deserted island poster was a hoot.

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 Post subject: Re: 19 Signs You've Been Vegan Too Long
PostPosted: Wed May 01, 2013 2:25 pm 
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So funny. I love that there is a vegan on Buzzfeed. I keep my vegan-ness kind of light hearted, and love posting stuff like this on FB. It cracks my friends up.

Oh and taco bell? Yum. I really don't eat much fast food, but i have a weekness for Taco bell, especially when travelling. Just tell them fresco on any of the vegetarian stuff and you are good (for the most part). I think I posted up a vegan guide in a thread somewhere a while back...I did a hell of a lot of research on it

The pulp fiction protein meme crack me the fork up. ERRBODY always asks me about protein! I should just keep this pic on my desk at work. And I love pulp fiction anyways


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 Post subject: Re: 19 Signs You've Been Vegan Too Long
PostPosted: Wed May 01, 2013 2:45 pm 
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On the east coast we have Twin Oaks tofu which also defies the need to press.

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 Post subject: Re: 19 Signs You've Been Vegan Too Long
PostPosted: Wed May 01, 2013 6:16 pm 
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I think I posted up a vegan guide in a thread somewhere a while back...I did a hell of a lot of research on it

viewtopic.php?f=18&t=21882&hilit=junk+food+thread&start=100

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 Post subject: Re: 19 Signs You've Been Vegan Too Long
PostPosted: Wed May 01, 2013 7:11 pm 
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you guys that eat raw plain tofu straight out of the package are too vegan for me!!
is this the future of my veganess?!?!?!

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 Post subject: Re: 19 Signs You've Been Vegan Too Long
PostPosted: Wed May 01, 2013 9:58 pm 
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Adam Crisis wrote:
~Sz wrote:
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If you all got the San Diego Soy Dairy Firm Tofu youd think differently, its yummy and you dont have to press it


You don't press it? I agree this is the best tofu I've had, but I still press it. What happens if I don't????


Youve just gone press bonkers, the things as dense as a brick


What I do is wrap it up in all the clean kitchen towels and create a load of laundry for myself.

I have two boxes now in the fridge. I'm going to toss caution to the wind and be bonkers no more!!!


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 Post subject: Re: 19 Signs You've Been Vegan Too Long
PostPosted: Wed May 01, 2013 10:00 pm 
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I wrote down the taco bell order, but I have a feeling the workers will mess it up!!

Yeah, I think I'm too afraid to try it because of this!

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 Post subject: Re: 19 Signs You've Been Vegan Too Long
PostPosted: Wed May 01, 2013 10:00 pm 
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Oh yeah! That stuff is so dense I'm surprised any water presses out of it at all! Even their soft tofu is firmer than most extra firms. #homesick

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 Post subject: Re: 19 Signs You've Been Vegan Too Long
PostPosted: Wed May 01, 2013 11:10 pm 
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ijustdiedinside wrote:
Oh yeah! That stuff is so dense I'm surprised any water presses out of it at all! Even their soft tofu is firmer than most extra firms. #homesick


I'm definitely going to scramble it right out of the package within the next 72 hours (or so). This could be a game changer!


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 Post subject: Re: 19 Signs You've Been Vegan Too Long
PostPosted: Thu May 02, 2013 8:49 am 
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I've caught myself eating cubes of uncooked tofu as I was cutting it to put in the marinade. I gave myself a vegan pat on the back for it.

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 Post subject: Re: 19 Signs You've Been Vegan Too Long
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Mr. Shankly wrote:
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I wrote down the taco bell order, but I have a feeling the workers will mess it up!!

Yeah, I think I'm too afraid to try it because of this!


They totes got mine right! I wrote it down and handed it to them and made up an elaborate story about how I was getting it for A Friend, I would neeeever trouble the good people of Taco Bell with so many substitutions and requests.

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 Post subject: Re: 19 Signs You've Been Vegan Too Long
PostPosted: Thu May 02, 2013 12:12 pm 
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Fee wrote:

They totes got mine right! I wrote it down and handed it to them and made up an elaborate story about how I was getting it for A Friend, I would neeeever trouble the good people of Taco Bell with so many substitutions and requests.

I'm going to dress incognito when I go.

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 Post subject: Re: 19 Signs You've Been Vegan Too Long
PostPosted: Thu May 02, 2013 12:21 pm 
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On the east coast we have Twin Oaks tofu which also defies the need to press.

YES, this is the best tofu ever. I can't believe I went all those years with wet soft tofu.

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 Post subject: Re: 19 Signs You've Been Vegan Too Long
PostPosted: Thu May 02, 2013 12:21 pm 
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Fee wrote:
Mr. Shankly wrote:
lubimiller wrote:
I wrote down the taco bell order, but I have a feeling the workers will mess it up!!

Yeah, I think I'm too afraid to try it because of this!


They totes got mine right! I wrote it down and handed it to them and made up an elaborate story about how I was getting it for A Friend, I would neeeever trouble the good people of Taco Bell with so many substitutions and requests.


I have never been to a Taco Bell in my life, but I kind of sort of want to break that streak just to try this.

Was it good? Was it worth it?!

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 Post subject: Re: 19 Signs You've Been Vegan Too Long
PostPosted: Thu May 02, 2013 12:23 pm 
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Why is everyone so shy with the Taco Bell people? They don't care how many substitutions you make, it's just a button push for them and the kitchen workers similarly just follow the orders on the screens. Really not a big deal!


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 Post subject: Re: 19 Signs You've Been Vegan Too Long
PostPosted: Thu May 02, 2013 1:13 pm 
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Ariann wrote:
Why is everyone so shy with the Taco Bell people? They don't care how many substitutions you make, it's just a button push for them and the kitchen workers similarly just follow the orders on the screens. Really not a big deal!



Yeah, I used to work at a Wendy's, and seriously three subs would not be the most ridiculous subs/requests ever.

We don't have a Taco Bell here (well, there's one in the movie theatre, but I get popcorn when I go to the movie!) but its nice to know there's a yummy option if I ever move!

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 Post subject: Re: 19 Signs You've Been Vegan Too Long
PostPosted: Thu May 02, 2013 1:29 pm 
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I think the screens in the kitchen are actually listing what to put on there, the employees aren't doing anything from memory, so when you make a substitution at the register, the ingredients on the screen in the kitchen are changed to reflect that. No big. :)


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 Post subject: Re: 19 Signs You've Been Vegan Too Long
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It was really good, totally worth $3.50

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 Post subject: Re: 19 Signs You've Been Vegan Too Long
PostPosted: Thu May 02, 2013 2:15 pm 
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The taco bell near my office is new-ish and has a screen at the drive-thru so you can see your order as they put it in. It really helps because you can stop them if you see an error. Doesn't eliminate the possibility of kitchen mistakes, but I still like it.


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 Post subject: Re: 19 Signs You've Been Vegan Too Long
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Ours have that too but I feel really bad about having to correct the order too many times. Like I'll occasionally accept my burrito without guacamole because we've already been over the fact that it's a bean burrito no cheese like twice and I just can't bear to do it again.


This is just a little taste of what it's like living with my level of social anxiety. That I'm able to actually order food at all sometimes feels like a miracle.

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 Post subject: Re: 19 Signs You've Been Vegan Too Long
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I used to be like that too Fee, but then I started having to buy lunch for my insane boss with the most absurdly picky food orders in the world. He will throw a tantrum if it's not right (I got yelled at once for bringing back a milkshake with 3 cherries on top when he requested 5), so sometimes it's a battle at fast food places. It makes my veganized orders look like nothing!


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 Post subject: Re: 19 Signs You've Been Vegan Too Long
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Being an ex Taco Bell drive through worker person I can say as long as youre not being a cocksword, I didnt care what the orders and substitutions were...youd be amazed at how many people didnt want onions on their bean burritos...which always was funny because the onions are cut almost molecule thin and have barely any taste on their own

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 Post subject: Re: 19 Signs You've Been Vegan Too Long
PostPosted: Thu May 02, 2013 5:47 pm 
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Fee wrote:
This is just a little taste of what it's like living with my level of social anxiety. That I'm able to actually order food at all sometimes feels like a miracle.


Oh man, I relate to this so much. I know it's not a big deal but it's so hard for me to even ask for them to switch out the red sauce for green sauce, and leave off the cheese. I have to rehearse the request in my head multiple times while I'm waiting in line because I'm so stressed out. Asking for potatoes and guac will probably make me stroke out. Le sigh.

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