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Old 09-21-2013, 06:04 PM   #1
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Hamburger Helper

Did anyone notice they put less noodles/sauce into the box of hamburger helper? It's down to 158 grams from 200. The price is the same (of course). On the box it now has other assorted foods, as a suggested serving; one way to trick the consumer that your pound of hamburger isn't going as far as it used to.
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Old 09-22-2013, 08:12 AM   #2
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.79 lb of hamburger you mean.
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Old 09-23-2013, 12:11 PM   #3
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Cutbacks are happening everywhere.

It's in keeping with the reduction of the number of letters in the name of the product previously known as "Hamburger Helper", now known as "Helper".
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Old 09-23-2013, 07:11 PM   #4
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Try this - doesn't take that long to make, either

http://www.preventionrd.com/2013/01/...burger-helper/
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Old 09-24-2013, 04:12 AM   #5
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Why is it called hamburger helper, when it isn't for making hamburgers? *confused*
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Old 09-24-2013, 07:39 AM   #6
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Ground beef helper didn't have the alliteration.
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Old 09-24-2013, 09:11 AM   #7
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You would call it Mincemeat Helper.
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Old 09-24-2013, 11:43 AM   #8
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Mincemeat Mate.
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Old 09-24-2013, 12:33 PM   #9
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Ahhhh. Ok, that makes sense. And, yeah, 'mate' rather than helper
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Old 09-24-2013, 09:12 PM   #10
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Basically yeah to the above. I use a 1/4 pound of beef and pork, add fresh mushrooms and onion plus a cup of frozen vegetables. Now that'll feed a family.
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Old 09-25-2013, 01:38 PM   #11
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I was recently told about a recipe called sausage stretcher which does much the same thing with bangers (cue doubles entendres).

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Old 09-25-2013, 02:37 PM   #12
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sausage stretcher

Welcome to our new game, "Is that a term on Urban Dictionary?"

(sausage stretcher is not on Urban Dictionary.)
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Old 09-25-2013, 02:50 PM   #13
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Ahh yeah. 'Stretcher' would be even more likely than 'mate', thinking about it.
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Old 09-25-2013, 02:51 PM   #14
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On the other hand, "undertoad" is. The most popular definition is roughly what one would expect, referencing The World According to Garp.

The second definition, however...

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(noun) A wrinkly toad that lives in disgusting woman's vagina. If a penis penetrates a vagina inhabited by an undertoad, it is at risk of being bitten off, eaten, and/or savagely mauled. Most undertoad have rows of many razor-sharp teeth, the better to ravage upon your male genitalia and/or objects of pleasure.

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Old 09-25-2013, 03:11 PM   #15
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sausage stretcher

Welcome to our new game, "Is that a term on Urban Dictionary?"

(sausage stretcher is not on Urban Dictionary.)
Nope. It was just the more obvious sausage that was up for grabs, so to speak.

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