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What do you do?
Throw food away 15%  15%  [ 5 ]
Ignore and eat up 48%  48%  [ 16 ]
Remove landed spot. 33%  33%  [ 11 ]
Freak out. 3%  3%  [ 1 ]
Total votes : 33

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24 Sep 2022, 12:20 am

I was always touching bugs and worms and other germy things as a kid, which is probably why I don't have about ten different allergies or get sick a lot. :)



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24 Sep 2022, 1:14 am

There is no option for: carefully reach out a finger and stroke the fly. We used to do this in Madagascar where the huge flies were very plentiful but slow. When you order a drink at a restaurant, it comes with the coaster on top to keep the flies out!


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24 Sep 2022, 10:30 pm

mm extra protein



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25 Sep 2022, 2:54 am

CockneyRebel wrote:
IsabellaLinton wrote:


There's a Fly in the Soup - Sesame Street


I remember that one. I remember a lot of things from Sesame Street.


There was a young man in Corfu

who found a large fly in his stew

Said the waiter "dont shout.

Or wave it about.

Or the rest will all want one too!"



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26 Sep 2022, 12:36 am

I hate when floating debris lands in my water cup and I'll dump it, rinse it out, and re-fill it, but honestly depending on what the food is, I often remove the spot it was on rather than throwing the whole thing out. Especially if it's something relatively expensive or time consuming to make.



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27 Sep 2022, 10:52 am

HeroOfHyrule wrote:
I just shoo the fly away and still eat the food. I'm sure a lot of things go in my mouth on a daily basis that may or may not have been touched by a fly before. Flies also clean themselves a lot, so I'm not too bothered by them in a hygiene sense. My stomach acid also should take care of anything I might need to worry about.

I didn't know the clean themselves. Wow



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27 Sep 2022, 10:53 am

Agent_Elflord wrote:
I hate when floating debris lands in my water cup and I'll dump it, rinse it out, and re-fill it, but honestly depending on what the food is, I often remove the spot it was on rather than throwing the whole thing out. Especially if it's something relatively expensive or time consuming to make.

Makes sense



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27 Sep 2022, 10:54 am

:lol:

naturalplastic wrote:
CockneyRebel wrote:
IsabellaLinton wrote:


There's a Fly in the Soup - Sesame Street


I remember that one. I remember a lot of things from Sesame Street.


There was a young man in Corfu

who found a large fly in his stew

Said the waiter "dont shout.

Or wave it about.

Or the rest will all want one too!"

:lol:



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27 Sep 2022, 10:59 am

ThisTimelessMoment wrote:
There is no option for: carefully reach out a finger and stroke the fly. We used to do this in Madagascar where the huge flies were very plentiful but slow. When you order a drink at a restaurant, it comes with the coaster on top to keep the flies out!

Oh thats cool



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28 Sep 2022, 4:02 pm

Flies near whatever I eat are so annoying, but it's something we have to live with obviously.

I was at a pizza joint earlier for lunch and a fly was always near my food.
I just ignored it and ate my lunch as quickly as possible.


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13 Oct 2022, 12:34 am

a fly got in my house (a big, fat, slow one). I was looking in the fridge and spotted it hovering over me. I frantically waved it away for the inside and closed the door. then i saw it in the living room, then....it was gone. people, i've been so anxious about that fly all day. it ruined my day (i can laugh about it now). I think my ocd is flaring up because i'm getting more and more repulsed by even the sight of flies. moths repulse me in a different way like sensory overload and just their appearance makes me shutter. i guess the fly was dying because it was so slow and i never heard it buzzing. sleeping with earplugs and covering my mouth (hope it doesn't go up my nose :lol:



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14 Oct 2022, 10:14 pm

either throw it all or the landed part. the landed part is a logical answer, but all is what I might actually do if I feel that the food was "corrupted"



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17 Oct 2022, 8:53 pm

Mmmm flies.


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