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Post  Josh on 12/11/2011, 6:16 pm

is a Super Duper Genetically Altered pack of seeds so I can beat boffer AGAIN in a who can win the biggest contest.





What's on your Christmas list this year?
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Re: All I want for Christmas.....

Post  camprn on 12/11/2011, 6:36 pm

Jeeze Josh, that's a mighty sharp stick you're using to poke the bear. Wink
But a very nice Christmas card ! rendeer


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Post  ashort on 12/11/2011, 6:43 pm

HA! That's funny. Callin' the old man out, huh...

I needs me some popcorn!
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Re: All I want for Christmas.....

Post  sherryeo on 12/11/2011, 6:45 pm

Care to share, ashort & camprn? This should be good!
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Re: All I want for Christmas.....

Post  camprn on 12/11/2011, 7:01 pm

@sherryeo wrote: Care to share, ashort & camprn? This should be good!
Oh yes please and thank you!




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Post  ashort on 12/11/2011, 7:14 pm

@sherryeo wrote: Care to share, ashort & camprn? This should be good!

Don't mind if I do....

Personally, I am torn, I like the underdog, but as I get older, I tend to pull for the old codgers... Smile
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Re: All I want for Christmas.....

Post  martha on 12/11/2011, 7:54 pm

But it's more effective Bear-Poking if we are rooting (punny!) for Josh's carrot.

Josh, your garden design is most attractive - is plagiarism allowed?
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Re: All I want for Christmas.....

Post  sherryeo on 12/11/2011, 10:02 pm

I'm on pins and needles - will it be carrots again or some other worthy veggie? Another battle of the sfg titans!

They're both winners in my book and I'm torn as well, ashort!
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Re: All I want for Christmas.....

Post  RoOsTeR on 12/11/2011, 10:23 pm

Whoa! I'm pretty impressed by how well Santa tossed that pack of Super Seeds outta the sleigh...and Josh caught it! Impressive Very Happy

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Re: All I want for Christmas.....

Post  sherryeo on 12/13/2011, 7:13 pm

Hhhhmm, boffer has yet to respond to Josh's post! Do you suppose he's intimidated? rock on
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Re: All I want for Christmas.....

Post  ashort on 12/13/2011, 7:37 pm

I think Josh is in his head... come on, boffer, get in here and defend yourself...
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Re: All I want for Christmas.....

Post  boffer on 12/13/2011, 7:44 pm

@ashort wrote:I think Josh is in his head... come on, boffer, get in here and defend yourself...
Truth is, I modified Josh's ani-gif so that something besides a gift fell from the sky, but my wife threatened to cut off the Christmas cookies she baked if I posted it. Making the choice not to post it really messed with my mojo, so I'm laying low for a while and taking the flak for it!
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Re: All I want for Christmas.....

Post  camprn on 12/13/2011, 8:23 pm

Woah, That was gooooooood thinkin'. How are the cookies?

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Re: All I want for Christmas.....

Post  boffer on 12/13/2011, 9:05 pm

Hey Camp! I went snoopin' where shouldn't oughta! I still can't find all the traditional Christmas cookie tins I saw loaded up though.

Spoiler:


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Post  camprn on 12/13/2011, 9:16 pm

O M G ! YUM! What are the ones lower right with yellow? Is that an almond? And little pecan sandies... what were those ones with the paper you were talking about?

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Re: All I want for Christmas.....

Post  Josh on 12/13/2011, 9:46 pm

boffer...I'm coming over to your house...

Dear Mrs. Boffer,
Could you please fix some of these cookies for boffer and tell him they are from me.
Thank you!



Reindeer Poop Cookies



  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 2 cups granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 2 teaspoons cocoa
  • 1/2 cup peanut butter
  • 3 cups oatmeal (not instant)
  • 1/2 cup nuts , chopped
    (optional)



Mix butter, sugar, milk and cocoa together in a large saucepan. Bring to a boil,
stirring constantly; boil for 1 minute. Remove from heat and stir in remaining ingredients.


Drop by teaspoon full (or as large/small as you would like) onto wax paper and let
harden. They will set up in about 30-60 minutes.

These will keep for several days without refrigerating, up to 2 weeks refrigerated and 2-3 months frozen.
Yield will depend on how big you make the cookies.


I woke up with such a scare when I heard Santa call….

“Now dash away, dash away, dash away all !”
I ran to the lawn and in the snowy white drifts,
those nasty reindeer had left “little gifts”
I got an old shovel and started to scoop,
neat little piles of “Reindeer Poop”
But to throw them away, seemed such a waste,
so I saved them, thinking-you might like a taste.
As I finished my task, which took quite awhile,
Old Santa, passed by and he sheepishly smiled.
And I heard him exclaim as he was in the sky…
"Well they’re not potty trained, but at least they can fly"


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Re: All I want for Christmas.....

Post  RoOsTeR on 12/13/2011, 9:46 pm

One of each for me please drooling

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Post  martha on 12/13/2011, 10:05 pm

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Re: All I want for Christmas.....

Post  boffer on 12/13/2011, 10:09 pm

jeez louise, the kid's a poet too!
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Re: All I want for Christmas.....

Post  martha on 12/13/2011, 10:22 pm

And a darned good one!
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Re: All I want for Christmas.....

Post  Josh on 12/13/2011, 10:50 pm

naaaw...I can't claim I wrote the poem...I found it with the reindeer poop cookie recipe.


boffer...it just hit me...I know why I grew the biggest carrot...no...not cause of the weather...no...not cause my name is GREENE and I have a GREEN thumb....

Santa's reindeer flew over my garden last Christmas!!
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Re: All I want for Christmas.....

Post  boffer on 12/14/2011, 10:44 am

It's all about the brown stuff!

I gave my wife your recipe; maybe this weekend.

And if they turn out looking like I hope they will...watch out! affraid
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Post  squaredeal on 12/14/2011, 4:45 pm

That same recipe, minus the nuts, won me $50 and first place in a in-house company candy contest. Much to the chagrin of one of our art directors who spent a good portion of her previous evening making gorgeous truffles. Ugly, but delicious!
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Re: All I want for Christmas.....

Post  plantoid on 12/14/2011, 4:58 pm

Josh Santa might be able to bring you some of the seeds shown in the address if you send him a PM.

www.giantvegetableseed.co.uk/
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Post  camprn on 12/14/2011, 5:09 pm

@plantoid wrote:Josh Santa might be able to bring you some of the seeds shown in the address if you send him a PM.

www.giantvegetableseed.co.uk/
O M G !!! Shocked bounce

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