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Offline ScottBeh

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Choose your obsession
« on: June 27, 2015, 01:21:41 PM »
Hilarious (I thought anyway) article posted on another board.  I see a slight parallel in the world of fermentation.

http://www.theonion.com/article/man-on-internet-almost-falls-into-world-of-diy-mus-17013

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Re: Choose your obsession
« Reply #1 on: June 27, 2015, 01:29:17 PM »
Fun read, good early morning laughs or realizations...
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Re: Choose your obsession
« Reply #2 on: June 27, 2015, 01:50:59 PM »
If I lived in a better climate I don't think tilling up for a barley field would be out of the question. 

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Re: Choose your obsession
« Reply #3 on: June 27, 2015, 08:40:08 PM »
I'm a mustard man myself. Make mustard with so-so beer :(
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Re: Choose your obsession
« Reply #4 on: June 28, 2015, 01:21:29 PM »
Read it. Cue Michael Jackson Man in the Mirror.  Funny article that left me slightly frightened and introspective

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Re: Choose your obsession
« Reply #5 on: June 28, 2015, 02:14:51 PM »
The abyss called. I jumped.  Kumbaya

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Re: Choose your obsession
« Reply #6 on: June 29, 2015, 12:56:46 PM »
Best journalism I've seen in a long time.  ::)
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Re: Choose your obsession
« Reply #7 on: July 06, 2015, 02:47:30 AM »
There is this really affordable cheese press on the bay...... :-\
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Re: Choose your obsession
« Reply #8 on: July 07, 2015, 10:52:26 AM »
Love The Onion and this story.  All obsessive hobbyists can find parallels here!

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