Rotten chips

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  1. Geordie Jester

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    Hi guys,

    Strange thread.....but......earlier tonight we were sitting down to a meal that included some oven chips (ok ok that was our first mistake !)....my wife thought she could smell something bad..... when she put a chip in her mouth she had to immediately spit it out. It smelled (and tasted (briefly)) absolutely vile ! It smelled like a mixture of sh&t and halitosis.

    so.....the question we have is.....was it

    a) a bad/rotten chip that we were unluckily enough to find.

    or

    b) someone had stuck the potato piece up their @rse on the production line and put it back for some unlucky person to find.

    The chip wasn't black inside and didn't look "bad" in any way.


    I know b) is a bit unlikely........but just to put my wife's mind at rest.....what would a rotten cooked potato smell of.....and would it still be a normal colour ?


    cheers

    :rolleyes:
     
  2. stormchaser2005

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    it's possible that they had been defrosted and re-frozen at the store you bought them from. Was it just one or didn't she try any more just in case?
     
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    Closed thing ive eaten to a rotten chip was a potato that had sat out for a bit, It had turned green and when cooked it was a hard rather than kind of soft I would have guessed it would be the same, Write to the company that makes them and complain, And if its asda take them back get a new batch and your money back :D
     
  4. Geordie Jester

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    nope it was one very very strong smelling chip !
     
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    I've had an @rse chip before , gross big time !:thumbsdow
     
  6. Ned Senior

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    I agree that it must have been defrosted then refrozen iirc they do not discolour but taste nastai baby

    take the pack back for refund or at least complain to the manufacturer and the store!
     
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    As for theory b I work in a food factory and its unlikely anyone would get away with anything like that lol
     
  8. Geordie Jester

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    Thanks for the replies guys.

    It does just seem odd to be just one bad one..... mine were ok (although no one could eat much after a whiff of the dodgy one!)

    A few websites do talk about how bad rotten potatoes can smell....so I suppose
     
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    Don't forget there'd be a lot of rotten chemicals in there too as it was a processed spud being that it was an oven chip
     
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    I'd go for defrosted too, my mums freezer broke down a few years ago and the inside smelt foul.

    Liam
     
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    was it harry ramsdens by any chance? we had them once it definatly smelt like itd been up someones bum.
     
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    I hope you still diddnt eat it as green potatoes are poisonous :)
     
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    Unlikely?? So there's still a chance some scally could perhaps hide behind some cardboard boxes say, drop his/her trousers and knickers, insert the chip and be back on the line with the stinking object without a supervisor noticing?

    I make my own chips at home but from now on I'll be keeping a very close watch on any family members who enter the kitchen while I'm cooking.
     
  15. Geordie Jester

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    not Harry Ramsdens. It was McCain Chunky Oven Chips like the blog story from 2004 mentions.


    euwww....... not good
     
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    :rotfl::rotfl::rotfl::rotfl:
     
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    Sainsbury's do a special cereal. Costs a lot of money for very little product that contains puffed wheat and loads of other things in there.

    I ate something that tasted like a "mixture of sh&t and halitosis". There was a hair net fibre in there too, so I was completely grossed out at what it could have been.

    I decided to brave another pack a few weeks ago and had the same Sh&Ha thing so it must be a common ingredient (like a bad seed or something) where they have very poor quality control. I have steered clear ever since.

    The cereal is in a paper bag in the health section and contains a thick wire band so you can reseal it after having some. I think it is part of their Super Naturals range. Be warned. A bit different from smelling - it was in the tasting. I could certainly Taste the difference!
     
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    I bought some Crunchy Nut cornflakes a couple of years ago and went to pour me milk in but there was a bloody bird feather in there! UGH! Last time for a many a year that I tried to eat cereal lol
     
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    There is a YouTube vid where some guy played a prank on a room-mate by putting a dead bird in his cornflakes packet. Where he poured it popped out and you have never seen a person move so quickly in all your life. It scared the hell out of him. The look of fear on his face. I bet he still hasn't recovered from the trauma. It was evil, evil I tell you. I do not think he will ever eat cereal again either. Evil.
     
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    pmsl. please someone find this youtube video :)

    :smashin:
     
  21. Weggie

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    Here you go:


    this has already been deleted once , please don't post it again


    Evil. Evil, I tell you. And very funny. Poor chap.
     
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    Just read this on BBC news and it reminded me of this thread, hope that isn't the Tescos you shop mate. :D
     
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    are we to believe that these chips are hand processed by immigrant workers on an endless production line of potatoes, mercilessly chipping away with a rusty spoon?!

    I bet a 'scally' production line worker wouldn't get within 10ft of a single chip. All machine-work

    actually oven chips would need to be made from potatoes for this scenario to work, I've suspended belief long enough now :D
     
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    In the prison system, inmates do something similar. They throw a cocktail of urine, faeces and blood amongst other things at the guards. It is called gassing and the officer can catch hepatitus (sp?) and HIV from it. When you watch American prison documentaries and you see them don the full face visor when things kick off, it is primarily to prevent being gassed.

    Gassing some one in the UK, probably just means parting one cheeks and letting them 'ave some :D :rotfl:

    :clap:
     
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    Someone walked into our local charity shop and smeared his feaces all over the changing room wall. That was one donation they could have done without.

    This threads starting to make me feel a bit dicky.
     
  26. Weggie

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    Some one done that in the toilets at my local swimming pool. The place is digustingly dirty any way. I have changed where I swim now.

    This thread is getting rather gross.
     
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    It never occurred to me that an immigrant worker may be culpable and I can't get my head around the concept of using a spoon to make chips. Are you by any chance from another place yourself? If so that would perhaps explain your unusual implement choice.

    In your scenario it is probably the supervisor her/himself who is 'browning' the chip if, as you contend, production line workers are not 'hands on' as it were.:(
     
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    i think someone else mentioned immigrant workers on a production line, and yes I appear to have been having a funny day :D

    I could be from another place; that depends where you are asking that question from. I much prefer this mysterious confusing tangent the thread could take to the discussion of bodily fluid-flinging :lesson:

    besides, you'd notice a chip covered in poo wouldn't you? you bin it before it even got near the oven
     
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    After reading this thread it's home made chips or nothing for me. However, I think that some poor consumer looking for that 'natural' earthy type spud product may be fooled by the odd 'brown' chip, the unusual odour dismissed as being part of the back to nature appeal.
     
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    :rotfl:

    a poo chip, back to nature. :smashin:
     

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