They're killing me

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  1. Hoss

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    The other day my neighbor came by and gave me some food which was left from the party that I wasn't invited to (although they were gracious enough to share the loud music and hoots and hollers and loud departing guests). I accepted and later ate some of these interesting items. Hours later my stomach was in knots and I've been feeling chills. Is it possible they laced the food with chemicals to get me out of the way or am I just being paranoid?
     
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    It isn't paranoia, everyone is trying to kill you!
     
  3. ManlyBanisters

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    Leftovers from someone else's party?

    Sheesh! Unless HickBoy has been in charge of the refrigeration of consumables I don't even eat the leftovers from my OWN parties!

    So not just paranoid, dumb and paranoid! Go you!! :wink:
     
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    I'll just hide in my ranch dressing! They'll never find me there.
     
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    Can I send the remainders to an enemy?
     
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    Maybe its the ranch dressing that is laced with the chemicals?
    Fear the Ranch dressing!:eek:
     
  7. ManlyBanisters

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    You don't need my permission.

    But if you want it, you got it.
     
  8. monel

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    Remember, just because you're paranoid doesn't mean everyone is not out to get you.
     
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    Hoss, my dear, I doubt they are! But if I were you, next time throw it in the garbage;) Just to be safe;)
     
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    You're being paranoid. :)

    But...as everyone else said - dump other ppl's skanky leftovers in the bin. :) Nice of them to think of you, tho.
     
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    Test the food, find the offending bacterium, & sue, sue, sue.

    Result: No noisy neighbours that don't invite you to their beanos.

    BTW: Never accept food without some of the alcohol to wash it down with. My neighbours had a really loud bash recently - I tapped on the door - & told them that I couldn't sleep. I told them that them having party was fine, & no, I didn't want to intrude, but could I at least have some beers so that I could pass out!

    Result: 3 cans of cider, & a bottle of amaretto for Crackoff! I'd only just gt back in from a night out too! Victory was mine!
     
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    Thats a no no in my book. I never take leftovers from people i don't know well. You don't know what they were scratching. I hope you feel better.
     
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    Those is love-cramps you're feeling, not death cramps. There's a subtle difference.
     
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    Hope you feel better.

    Yea - I usually won't eat leftovers or food unless I saw it cooked on the grill.
     
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    And definitely don't eat food that's been sitting out for hours. Especially food with mayonnaise, eggs, milk, or cheese in it.

    NCbear (who used to work at a land-grant university with food-safety experts who told me once that 1 hour of sitting outside--even in a tray of ice--was the outer limit of safety for mayo-based cole slaw :frown1:)

    Edit: See http://www.foodsafety.gov/blog/reunion.html and http://www.johnson.ksu.edu/DesktopDefault.aspx?tabid=344 for tips on food safety at outdoor events.
     
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    I thought from the thread title that your neighbors were just hurting your feelings. Poisoning you is probably too much trouble for them. It was probably an accident. But jeez, next time they pull a stunt like that, shove the plate or the tupperware back at them and tell them straight up it made you sick. Tell 'em fresh food or none. Either way you will not get a repeat. They'll either leave you alone or invite you, depending on your other charms.
     
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    Hope your all OK Hoss

    I have been of the belief food thats a bit off will cause you a bit of pain as in food poisoning if say within a 4 hours Max' period other than that you should be OK

    Hours later my stomach was in knots
    Did you get crook within that period?

    Apart from that i do think you should front up to them/NOT confront them, and let them know you did have a little/MAJOR bit of discomfort
    The Paranoia part, dare i say it at extreme risk to myself? haha certain countries peoples appear to be far more susceptible to Paranoia, than others?
    enuf said ha
    enz

    agree ncbear, cept i think if your stomach gets hardened and immune to such problems, you can pretty well survive most things
    I best not mention my unusual way of storing/consuming foods.
     
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