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  1. Feb 10, 2019 #1351

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    Pets become family, I'm very sorry for all your losses. I too had to let go of my cat back in November. She was a rescue cat that was found cut and burnt and had a broken leg. Took a while to get her back to full health but she was always the sweetest (and most spoiled) cat ever.
    She was six when we started noticing a growing lump on her belly.
    We opted for surgery to try and save her but the tumor was too agressive and had already spread, there was nothing we could do.

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  2. Feb 10, 2019 #1352

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    I'm sorry about your losses. Our cat of 15 years has lung cancer and we aren't sure how much longer he'll be with us. It's costing us about 1 grand a month on chemo and medicine but he is like a son to us so we gotta do what we can.

    Someone once told me the bond between you and a pet is unlike any other relationships because they are completely open and unguarded against you. No hidden agenda, no selfish plans, they are just there with/for you.
     
  3. Feb 11, 2019 #1353

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    So sorry about everyone‘s losses here. Lost my first cat to kidney failure about twelve years ago, she died in my arms on the way to the vet and I still miss this crazy little girl.
    I know it’s kind of selfish but I’m really happy my two cats (both 11) are well except for some orthopedic issues due to their age and genetic factors.
    Pets become part of your family, regardless of how old they grow, and every loss is a tragedy.
     
  4. Feb 11, 2019 #1354

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    I'm happy for you, my girlfriend's cat is turning 16. Grumpy old man.
    And not to take from the moment but your post should be #1353. Mine now is 1354
     
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  5. Feb 11, 2019 #1355

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    Talking about our pets and their passing has brought tears to our eyes so we are no longer able to see post numbers properly as they are now a blur.

    A toast to our pets, living or dead.
     
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  6. Feb 16, 2019 #1356

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    RIP Bruno Ganz
     
  7. Feb 16, 2019 #1357

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    Your sense of design and aesthetic is awesome. Gorgeous work.
     
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  8. Feb 16, 2019 #1358

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    Oops. I was lost in the thread and meant to comment on Childermass’s first knife.
     
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  9. Feb 16, 2019 #1359

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    It's not too late to edit your two posts to stay in the count.
     
  10. Apr 27, 2019 #1360

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    I completed my masters degree. I'm now a Master of Science in Supply Chain Management. Went out to celebrate with dinner at Marchal in Copenhagen.

    Bloody Mary oysters, chicken skin wrapped foie gras with apricot confit, king crab in creme fraiche on a cracker with caviar.
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    Squid in champagne butter and caviar.
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    Pigeon and foie gras with pistachios in puff pastry served with raspberries and radicchio as well as a whole roast pigeon leg and kidney or heart.

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  12. Jun 17, 2019 #1362

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    Congrats! Quite a meal!
     
  13. Jun 23, 2019 #1363

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    Congrats man, and that looks incredible!
     
  14. Jun 23, 2019 #1364

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    Thanks guys
     
  15. Jun 23, 2019 #1365

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    New sous chef started at the restaurant I work at. Very very impressive, spent 5 years at Maison pic and 3 years before that at Paul bocuse. Watching him cook has taught me a lot. But it also driving me F**KING INSANE how he refuses to use any other knife than a victorinox bread knife.
    I've seen him do everything with it, and it somehow works, but my brains just can't process what it sees.
     
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  16. Jul 13, 2019 #1366

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    As much as I like the Vic. 10.25 bread knife it is deff. not a all rounder.:eek:
     
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  17. Jul 16, 2019 #1367

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    I've worked with people like this too. The only way to change their mind is to set up a board next to their station and smash out a job much faster and at a higher quality than they've ever seen before. If they notice, lend them a good knife and let it do the talking.
    It's not guaranteed to work though, some chefs consider learning good knife skills to be as useful as learning to become a better dishwasher...
     
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  18. Jul 17, 2019 #1368

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    That's exactly what I did!
    Was making some fennel soup and went through 15 pounds of the stuff in no time. He was impressed. Later he was near my station and used the munetoshi I was using to go through some parsley. He minced part of it, stopped and looked at the knife, said holy sh** that's sharp, and continued working. Hopefully he'll soon be converted ;)
     
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    Did you just give up on counting? Get in the game.
     
  20. Jul 17, 2019 #1370

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    A photo I took that does not have a knife, but still neat.

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  21. Jul 18, 2019 #1371

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    There you go, it's got a knife now ;)
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  22. Jul 18, 2019 #1372

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    Another job well done!
     
  23. Jul 18, 2019 #1373
    1373 Thank you. Just what that photo needed to make it complete.
     
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    Food poisoning
     
  25. Nov 20, 2019 #1375

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    … is no fun at all. Did you drink from an ornamental pond?
     
  26. Nov 20, 2019 #1376

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    No drinking from an ornamental pond but I did do something nearly as dumb.

    I had some pork that was one day from expiration. I marinated it in crushed garlic and thyme and then did a 2 hour sous vide at 60c. Then I put it in the fridge to sear later. Forgot about it for five days. Then I found it again, did the smell test (just smelled like garlic and thyme) seared it and ate it. It was a mistake. It had gone bad.

    Been puking for three days now. Can't keep anything down.
     
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    My commiserations. Yes, the smell test isn't always reliable, especially if there are lots of spices involved. I guess the good news is that you only think that you will die, but you won't actually die…

    I hope you'll get better quickly!
     
  28. Nov 20, 2019 #1378

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    3 days... I hope you are seeking medical attention? Might be time for an IV?
    I hope you get well soon!
     
  29. Nov 20, 2019 #1379

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    I went to the doctor. Just told me to drink lots water and try to eat small amounts of inoffensive food like plain bread.
     
  30. Nov 20, 2019 #1380

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    Good luck keep us informed please
     

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