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Old 08-19-2008, 08:28 PM   #91
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There are some people who will also say that eating with chopsticks is a good way to ensure you do not make a pig out of yourself. You can put WAY too much food on a fork, but it is not easy to do that with chopsticks.
I'll keep that in mind the next time I watch someone shovel rice into their piehole at light speed with the bowl a 1/2 inch from their mouth.

EDIT: I was really just looking for an excuse to say "piehole" :P

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Old 08-20-2008, 01:59 AM   #92
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Efficiency is not the only goal in eating. There is a pleasurable aesthetic involved as all...
I agree. Eating at our favorite Japanese restaurant is a real treat for me, and I always use chopsticks when there. The whole experience, including the food, the service, the atmosphere, and using chopsticks, is a treat for me.


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Old 08-20-2008, 05:54 AM   #93
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I sure do. As a child I was the only one that would use them when we ate chinese. I hadn't used them in forever till about 6 months ago when we went out and I saw a pair offered at the chinese place. I love them and would love to buy a really nice pair.
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Old 09-17-2008, 01:39 PM   #94
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I have this simple chopsticks guide, if anyone is interested in learning how to use chopsticks.
The Oriental Cookbook - OrientalCookbook.co.uk
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Old 09-17-2008, 02:28 PM   #95
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Yes I do!
Been using them since I was 16 and got my drivers license.
Eating at a oriental restraunt was an affordable date night for my minimum wage pocket
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Old 09-17-2008, 02:46 PM   #96
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i love chopssticks, teaching jake.
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Old 09-17-2008, 02:54 PM   #97
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I love using them, but today, I was chopstick challenged. I could not use a chopstick to save my life today! It was those big fat plastic ones.
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Old 09-18-2008, 09:55 AM   #98
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Smile Can use chopsticks

I learned to use chopsticks while in Japan. I prefer to eat Asian foods with chopsticks.
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Old 03-10-2009, 10:22 PM   #99
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I know how to use a chopstick
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Old 03-11-2009, 04:00 PM   #100
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Yep! I know how to use them. I have acquired quite a modest collection of them too, now on display in my main dining room -- from standard Chinese to Mongolian to the tall cooking chopsticks.

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