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Burger spicier than pepper spray sends UK journalists to hospital
Foxnews ^ | 7-10-2014

Posted on 07/10/2014 5:49:11 PM PDT by equalator

Arron Hendy and Ruari Barratt were dining at U.K. eatery Burger Off. Each took one bite of the “XXX Hot Chili Burger.” Minutes later, Barratt began suffering from severe stomach pain and soon lost feeling in his hands. His legs also began shaking and his eyes rolled to the back of his head, reports The Argus.

The sauce uses a concentrated piri piri chili sauce from India. Gambardella estimated that the sauce measures between seven to nine million units on the Scolville scale.

Tabasco sauce comes in around 2,500 – 5,000, while pepper spray ranks 500,000 to five million units.

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"The sauce uses a concentrated piri piri chili sauce from India. Gambardella estimated that the sauce measures between seven to nine million units on the Scolville scale.

Tabasco sauce comes in around 2,500 – 5,000, while pepper spray ranks 500,000 to five million units."

1 posted on 07/10/2014 5:49:11 PM PDT by equalator
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To: All

I know this is not a very Christian thing to say, but why does it hardly ever bother me when the victims are members of the media.


2 posted on 07/10/2014 5:52:35 PM PDT by willywill
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To: equalator

XXX Hot Chili Burger

Maybe they should rename it to “100 Million Degree Thermonuclear Fireball with a 10 Mile Radius Blast Zone Chili Burger”.


3 posted on 07/10/2014 5:53:27 PM PDT by Telepathic Intruder (The only thing the Left has learned from the failures of socialism is not to call it that)
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To: equalator

Classic joke about the Texas BBQ judge:

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/fr/544975/posts


4 posted on 07/10/2014 5:54:06 PM PDT by ClearCase_guy ("Harvey Dent, can we trust him?" http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HBsdV--kLoQ)
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To: equalator

I love my spicy foods, but if this thing could put me in the hospital I think I’ll pass.


5 posted on 07/10/2014 5:54:48 PM PDT by ZirconEncrustedTweezers (I'm not anti-government, government's anti-me.)
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To: ZirconEncrustedTweezers

I’m a spice-wimp and tabasco is too much for me at 2500 units. 9 million would put me in the grave


6 posted on 07/10/2014 5:56:09 PM PDT by equalator
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To: Telepathic Intruder

“Maybe they should rename it to “100 Million Degree Thermonuclear Fireball with a 10 Mile Radius Blast Zone Chili Burger”.”

Next mornings ablutions must be like pooping a wood rasp.


7 posted on 07/10/2014 5:56:13 PM PDT by EQAndyBuzz (GM is dead and Al Queada is alive.)
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To: equalator

I don’t care for Tabasco, personally. It isn’t the heat (I can tolerate more than it provides) but the lack of flavor.


8 posted on 07/10/2014 5:59:12 PM PDT by ZirconEncrustedTweezers (I'm not anti-government, government's anti-me.)
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To: equalator
"It's more tingly than hot."


9 posted on 07/10/2014 6:00:28 PM PDT by Flag_This (Liberalism: Kills countries dead.)
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To: Slings and Arrows

Not-a-ping-worthy?


10 posted on 07/10/2014 6:00:54 PM PDT by ZirconEncrustedTweezers (I'm not anti-government, government's anti-me.)
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To: equalator
I can imagine the conversation. "Now let me see, I need something nice and light. A salad, maybe? Little Italian dressing? Oh, wait, no, here's this 'XXX Hot Chili Burger. Please note next of kin before ordering.' Just the thing for a sensitive tummy, what?"

We were dining al fresco at a local barbecue place. My friend notices he's dripped a drop of the super hot sauce on the table, and then a wasp lands, touches it, and promptly keels over dead. True story. I switched to the mild sauce, myself.

11 posted on 07/10/2014 6:01:00 PM PDT by Billthedrill
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To: equalator

Nom-a-licious!


12 posted on 07/10/2014 6:01:52 PM PDT by who knows what evil? (Yehovah saved more animals than people on the ark...www.siameserescue.org.)
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To: who knows what evil?

They're putting this piri piri stuff in anything

13 posted on 07/10/2014 6:04:43 PM PDT by equalator
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To: EQAndyBuzz

Or like someone said in “Things to Do in Denver When You’re Dead”, like white hot razor blades.


14 posted on 07/10/2014 6:07:39 PM PDT by Telepathic Intruder (The only thing the Left has learned from the failures of socialism is not to call it that)
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To: equalator
This is my limit.


15 posted on 07/10/2014 6:10:32 PM PDT by Ruy Dias de Bivar (Sometimes you need more than seven rounds, Much more.)
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To: equalator
FOX 5.3 (million)

And this burger was 7 - 9 million?

Does it cook itself just sitting there?

.

16 posted on 07/10/2014 6:10:58 PM PDT by TLI ( ITINERIS IMPENDEO VALHALLA)
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To: equalator

Piri piri has been part of the hot sauce scene for years...maybe it’s being pimped as the hysteria over ‘ghost peppers’ winds down.


17 posted on 07/10/2014 6:12:27 PM PDT by who knows what evil? (Yehovah saved more animals than people on the ark...www.siameserescue.org.)
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To: equalator

Must be the qualifying round for the Darwin Awards.


18 posted on 07/10/2014 6:14:41 PM PDT by Squawk 8888 (Lacrosse- Canada's national sport, like hockey only violent)
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To: equalator

i am sorry’but if it’s hotter than pepper spray it ain’t food. it isn’t edible.

these people aren’t making an edible burger.


19 posted on 07/10/2014 6:16:56 PM PDT by Secret Agent Man ( Gone Galt; Not averse to Going Bronson.)
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To: equalator

Yuh kan’t fix stoopit.


20 posted on 07/10/2014 6:22:11 PM PDT by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously-you won't live through it anyway-Enjoy Yourself ala Louis Prima)
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To: ZirconEncrustedTweezers

I sometimes get a bottle Chipotle Tabasco and drink it.

So good!


21 posted on 07/10/2014 6:24:07 PM PDT by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously-you won't live through it anyway-Enjoy Yourself ala Louis Prima)
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To: ZirconEncrustedTweezers

LOL!


22 posted on 07/10/2014 6:25:40 PM PDT by uncitizen (Buckle up! We're on the Facism Fast Track!)
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To: equalator

It’s hard to believe this story is from England. In the 1960’s, about the only place in England where one could get a hamburger was at a chain of burger joints called Wimpy—and to us Americans, that was an apt description of its hamburgers.


23 posted on 07/10/2014 6:27:37 PM PDT by Fiji Hill
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To: equalator

I know someone who tasted a drop of “Endorphin Rush”, and passed out.


24 posted on 07/10/2014 6:28:34 PM PDT by Born to Conserve
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To: Ruy Dias de Bivar
Dave's Insanity Sauce

That stuff is appropriately named. Once was enough.

25 posted on 07/10/2014 6:30:25 PM PDT by TChad (The Obamacare motto: Dulce et decorum est pro patria mori.)
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To: Flag_This

Why does all this remind me of Homer Simpson drinking candle wax and then downing a bunch of Guatemalan Insanity Peppers?


26 posted on 07/10/2014 6:32:38 PM PDT by Rodamala
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To: willywill

I concur... guess we’ll both have to get right on Sunday. And oh to be around when it burns them the second time.


27 posted on 07/10/2014 6:36:25 PM PDT by AD from SpringBay (http://jonah2eight.blogspot.com/)
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To: equalator
It's a real hoot to watch the yahoos eat ghost peppers on youtube.. :)
28 posted on 07/10/2014 6:41:30 PM PDT by unread (Rescind the 17th. Amendment...bring the power BACK to the states...!)
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To: Billthedrill
My friend notices he's dripped a drop of the super hot sauce on the table, and then a wasp lands, touches it, and promptly keels over dead.

Great Tabasco commercial.

29 posted on 07/10/2014 6:44:35 PM PDT by Oatka (This is America. Assimilate or evaporate.)
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To: who knows what evil?
"...ghost peppers..."

I left the ghost peppers for the Carolina Reaper some time ago. I had a customer (I own an old school, "come in, sit a spell, have a cup of coffee" gun shop) go to a specialty hot sauce store, seeking something that I wouldn't be able to tolerate. She came in with a bottle of "One Drop" sauce that contained Oleoresin Capsicum, aka OC, the stuff in pepper spray. She had been told no one could handle more than one drop. She was sure she had me beat... I poured a little in a plastic spoon and dipped a toothpick in it for a taste. After that, I picked up the spoon and finished it. I then smothered a burger with the sauce... She was so upset that she threatened to go back to the store and demand a refund! She gave up on trying to beat me at the hot sauce game...

I love a good hot sauce... I would be willing to try this burger...

30 posted on 07/10/2014 6:50:47 PM PDT by Raven6 (Psalm 144:1 and Proverbs 22:3)
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To: equalator

I had to do pepper spray once, in police academy. Never again, and certainly not as an entree.

CC


31 posted on 07/10/2014 6:54:48 PM PDT by Celtic Conservative (tease not the dragon for thou art crunchy when roasted and taste good with ketchup)
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To: Rodamala

Not as good as when Homer licked a toad and had the acid trip of a lifetime. The animators must’ve enjoyed the hell out of that episode, and it shows.

CC


32 posted on 07/10/2014 6:59:29 PM PDT by Celtic Conservative (tease not the dragon for thou art crunchy when roasted and taste good with ketchup)
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To: equalator

I buy my hot Sauce at Gun Shows.


33 posted on 07/10/2014 7:12:16 PM PDT by left that other site (You shall know the Truth, and The Truth Shall Set You Free.)
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To: equalator

[burps happily, asks for seconds]


34 posted on 07/10/2014 7:30:27 PM PDT by RichInOC (No! BAD Rich! (What'd I say?))
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To: JRandomFreeper

Ping.


35 posted on 07/10/2014 7:35:30 PM PDT by Army Air Corps (Four Fried Chickens and a Coke)
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To: equalator

Wusses.


36 posted on 07/10/2014 7:38:14 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: ClearCase_guy
I was just going to look for that post. You saved me the trouble. Thanks. Put on a cape. You're my hero for today.

/johnny

37 posted on 07/10/2014 7:38:54 PM PDT by JRandomFreeper (Gone Galt)
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To: equalator
Gee, I think I'll eat a lit road flare!

Dumb ass.

38 posted on 07/10/2014 7:42:27 PM PDT by Doomonyou (Let them eat Lead.)
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To: TLI
I bunch of my airmen borrowed a pepper spray from a young sky cop to use as seasoning on their BBQ at a private party. They were fine. And he never missed it off of his utility belt.

They knew they couldn't feed that to the base population at the dining hall, though.

Beer flowed freely that night.

/johnny

39 posted on 07/10/2014 7:42:43 PM PDT by JRandomFreeper (Gone Galt)
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To: Army Air Corps
We weren't allowed to prepare stuff like that at the dining hall.

Private parties for my cooks later? Different story.

And because the SPs always wanted special timing/meals, and got it, they left our parties alone (except to stop by and graze). ;)

/johnny

40 posted on 07/10/2014 7:46:41 PM PDT by JRandomFreeper (Gone Galt)
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To: JRandomFreeper

At 7-9 million on the Scoville scale, this stuff could be used in Shamanic rituals.


41 posted on 07/10/2014 8:21:12 PM PDT by Army Air Corps (Four Fried Chickens and a Coke)
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To: equalator

They voluntarily ate it??

Don’t you need a federal license to produce a chemical weapon??


42 posted on 07/10/2014 8:22:37 PM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans)
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To: equalator

did Srirocha become yesterday’s news??


43 posted on 07/10/2014 8:24:20 PM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans)
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To: Vendome

LOL!

I watched this idiot named ‘L.A. Beast’ drink a gallon of the Habanero Style Tabasco Sauce in one of his many YouTube videos. He also has an affinity for drinking 20 year old bottles of Chrystal Pepsi. That made him vomit too.

He got sick several minutes later. I have never seen such violent vomiting in my life. He posted an ‘after’ photo of himself on his facebook page and he looked REALLY bad. He was pale and his eyes were glassy. He looked like he was on the verge of death. I’m not kidding.

Thank god he threw up.


44 posted on 07/10/2014 8:26:34 PM PDT by POWERSBOOTHEFAN (Well......Bye.)
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To: POWERSBOOTHEFAN

did he make another video? or was that The End...


45 posted on 07/10/2014 8:28:18 PM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans)
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To: POWERSBOOTHEFAN

Went to the deli counter today for some sliced turkey. The only employee is a meat cutter who had been absent 2-3 weeks. He looked half dead. He said it was first day back from hospitalization.

His dog got fleas, he got fleas, he got TYPHUS from the fleas. He said he was nearly dead at some points.

He didn’t look like he had enough energy to be working, even at the slow-pace things were going at that time.

Personally, I ain’t eating the turkey. lol.


46 posted on 07/10/2014 8:38:00 PM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans)
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To: moose07
Umm..

This your local burger joint? Or just a spot for eliminating journalists... ;-)

47 posted on 07/10/2014 8:40:40 PM PDT by NoCmpromiz (John 14:6 is a non-pluralistic comment.)
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To: left that other site
I buy my hot Sauce at Gun Shows.

I would really, really, really not recommend that (shudders)...

48 posted on 07/10/2014 8:48:24 PM PDT by Billthedrill
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To: GeronL

He’s still making videos. He ain’t dead yet,lol.

He’s also a competitive eater so he’s used to abusing his stomach. He’s 30 but if he keeps this up he won’t live to see 40.


49 posted on 07/10/2014 8:50:52 PM PDT by POWERSBOOTHEFAN (Well......Bye.)
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To: POWERSBOOTHEFAN

Then he needs to retire his stomach. lol


50 posted on 07/10/2014 8:52:37 PM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans)
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