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5 days ago  
They look like the Columbian avocados I've buying at my local 99 cent store.
 
5 days ago  
I eat avocados because they are a low calorie alternative to a heavy breakfast. If I had to eat a whole giant avocado, I don't think I'd be getting the low calorie benefit.
 
5 days ago  

AverageAmericanGuy: I eat avocados because they are a low calorie alternative to a heavy breakfast. If I had to eat a whole giant avocado, I don't think I'd be getting the low calorie benefit.


I see you've played aguacate brekky before.
 
5 days ago  
Great, just more of it to turn brown the next day.
 
5 days ago  

Coelacanth: They look like the Columbian avocados I've buying at my local 99 cent store.


FTA - AUD$12 EACH!!!! But supposedly much better value than the current local price for Hass at 3 for AUD$5.

Still, good on 'em.
 
5 days ago  
Great.  Now where's the giant lime to keep the giant avocado from turning?
 
5 days ago  
Hass or GTFO
 
5 days ago  

ol' gormsby: FTA - AUD$12 EACH!!!! But supposedly much better value than the current local price for Hass at 3 for AUD$5.



FWIW:    AUD$12 = USD $8.87
 
5 days ago  
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5 days ago  
Ah, hell. We're gonna need a shiat load of bread to toast.
 
5 days ago  
Could be good for hipster traps
 
5 days ago  
This week in Australian agricultural news: the avos are quite upset about the new Avozilla coming out of the Didgeridoo-Wallaby-Crikey region.  "We were here first" shouted the avo spokesman, who then pointed out how silly the Avozilla really is.  "You'd make enough guacamole for three weekend parties, and we all know guac doesn't keep for three weeks."
 
5 days ago  

Magnifico Giganticus: This week in Australian agricultural news: the avos are quite upset about the new Avozilla coming out of the Didgeridoo-Wallaby-Crikey region.  "We were here first" shouted the avo spokesman, who then pointed out how silly the Avozilla really is.  "You'd make enough guacamole for three weekend parties, and we all know guac doesn't keep for three weeks."


Imagine how much bread and fetta cheese you'll need for the "Avocado Smash"

Seriously, danish fetta + avocado + sourdough toast, and fresh coffee = heaven.
 
5 days ago  
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Ohai guys, what's going on in this thread?
 
5 days ago  

ol' gormsby: Magnifico Giganticus: This week in Australian agricultural news: the avos are quite upset about the new Avozilla coming out of the Didgeridoo-Wallaby-Crikey region.  "We were here first" shouted the avo spokesman, who then pointed out how silly the Avozilla really is.  "You'd make enough guacamole for three weekend parties, and we all know guac doesn't keep for three weeks."

Imagine how much bread and fetta cheese you'll need for the "Avocado Smash"

Seriously, danish fetta + avocado + sourdough toast, and fresh coffee = heaven.


That does sound good.
 
5 days ago  
Crikey!
 
5 days ago  
Millennials are going to need bigger toast.
 
5 days ago  

ol' gormsby: Magnifico Giganticus: This week in Australian agricultural news: the avos are quite upset about the new Avozilla coming out of the Didgeridoo-Wallaby-Crikey region.  "We were here first" shouted the avo spokesman, who then pointed out how silly the Avozilla really is.  "You'd make enough guacamole for three weekend parties, and we all know guac doesn't keep for three weeks."

Imagine how much bread and fetta cheese you'll need for the "Avocado Smash"

Seriously, danish fetta + avocado + sourdough toast, and fresh coffee = heaven.


I add a few halved cherry tomatoes from my garden. It's my favorite part about summer.
 
5 days ago  

Brat E. Pants: ol' gormsby: Magnifico Giganticus: This week in Australian agricultural news: the avos are quite upset about the new Avozilla coming out of the Didgeridoo-Wallaby-Crikey region.  "We were here first" shouted the avo spokesman, who then pointed out how silly the Avozilla really is.  "You'd make enough guacamole for three weekend parties, and we all know guac doesn't keep for three weeks."

Imagine how much bread and fetta cheese you'll need for the "Avocado Smash"

Seriously, danish fetta + avocado + sourdough toast, and fresh coffee = heaven.

I add a few halved cherry tomatoes from my garden. It's my favorite part about summer.


This is starting to sound like tomorrow's breakfast (currently 20:28 here). I might have to add some basil leaves to the tomato.
 
5 days ago  
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Griows giant fruit. Cuts his own hair.

/ crikey
 
5 days ago  

AverageAmericanGuy: I eat avocados because they are a low calorie alternative to a heavy breakfast. If I had to eat a whole giant avocado, I don't think I'd be getting the low calorie benefit.


You could skip the toast to make up for it.
 
5 days ago  
I wonder if hipsters who eat these things (as well as almond milk, flour etc.) are aware of the massive pressure they're putting on the environment. Avocados, almonds et al need vast amounts of water to grow.
 
5 days ago  
Hmm... no pictures of the pit.
 
5 days ago  

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Shipwreck off Cape Cod in the late 1800s covered beaches in watermelons...I'll see if I can find the old pics..
 
5 days ago  

drxym: I wonder if hipsters who eat these things (as well as almond milk, flour etc.) are aware of the massive pressure they're putting on the environment. Avocados, almonds et al need vast amounts of water to grow.


Not in the same league. Almonds require ++++quantities of water per gram of harvest. Ditto rice. Citrus require a lot, also. Avocados require a lot, but not nearly as much as almonds or citrus.

They all need a lot, but almonds and rice are ^^^^ out there.
 
5 days ago  

drxym: I wonder if hipsters who eat these things (as well as almond milk, flour etc.) are aware of the massive pressure they're putting on the environment. Avocados, almonds et al need vast amounts of water to grow.


"Hipsters" are turning toward Oat Milk so you're going to have to come up w/ some new criticism since oats replenish the soil and reduce fertilizer use/costs and the oats are still usable as oatmeal after the process.
 
5 days ago  
Those are typical street food in Colombia.  You can buy a salted slice for like a quarter.  Delicious.
 
5 days ago  

MNguy: Those are typical street food in Colombia.  You can buy a salted slice for like a quarter.  Delicious.


But the ones grown in Australia have 4-inch fangs and are venomous.
 
5 days ago  
Not GMO. Just old fashioned chemo or rad mutagenic breeding. Or maybe hybridizing? 'Cause throwing the genetic dice at random is so much safer than manipulating them carefully. SMH.
 
5 days ago  

ol' gormsby: drxym: I wonder if hipsters who eat these things (as well as almond milk, flour etc.) are aware of the massive pressure they're putting on the environment. Avocados, almonds et al need vast amounts of water to grow.

Not in the same league. Almonds require ++++quantities of water per gram of harvest. Ditto rice. Citrus require a lot, also. Avocados require a lot, but not nearly as much as almonds or citrus.

They all need a lot, but almonds and rice are ^^^^ out there.


Get back to me when you give up meat burgermeister.
 
5 days ago  
If they ever make it to the US, the price, based on the current price of the average avocadoo, will be $137.85. Each.
 
5 days ago  

fappomatic: If they ever make it to the US, the price, based on the current price of the average avocadoo, will be $137.85. Each.


?

I can routinely get avocados for $1/ea
 
5 days ago  
How is that on toast.
 
4 days ago  

Trik: Millennials are going to need bigger toast.


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4 days ago  
Neat. How big is the seed?
 
4 days ago  

Feel_the_velvet: Hass or GTFO


prefer Shepard here
 
4 days ago  
Which means that instead of the average 1/3 of an avocado you throw away you will now waste 5/6. At least.
 
4 days ago  
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4 days ago  

pup.socket: Neat. How big is the seed?


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4 days ago  

ol' gormsby: Not in the same league. Almonds require ++++quantities of water per gram of harvest. Ditto rice. Citrus require a lot, also. Avocados require a lot, but not nearly as much as almonds or citrus.


Very much in the same league. Demand for avocados has caused droughts in places where they're grown. Human nature ensures that nobody ever thinks to not grow the things unless market forces are altered to make the product less desirable, e.g. whacking a tax on consumption.

They all need a lot, but almonds and rice are ^^^^ out there.

The water consumption of rice is on par for wheat. Yes it may grow in irrigated fields, but the most of that percolates back into the groundwater. The amount left in the rice or lost through transpiration or evaporation is typical of other crops.
 
4 days ago  
Can't.....resist.....holy guacamole
 
4 days ago  

XyzzyBob: pup.socket: Neat. How big is the seed?

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Damn. Send me one!
 
4 days ago  
"you don't eat small avocados anymore....because this is junior high"
 
4 days ago  
I've eaten a large species of avacado, they are a lighter color and they ARE NOT TASTY !

/ I eat two avacodos per day in my salad
 
4 days ago  
This is how avocados are in the Caribbean. Was disappointed to see these tiny things when I moved to the USA.
 
4 days ago  
Going to need a bigger glass to put that seed in water and watch it do nothing for several months.
 
4 days ago  
At last, Millennials can now afford homes.

Maybe they can even build them out of giant avocados or possibly the pits.
 
4 days ago  

XyzzyBob: pup.socket: Neat. How big is the seed?

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So...Being in Australia..It must be poisonous..or explosive..or turn you into a zombie or something
bad...
 
4 days ago  

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Griows giant fruit. Cuts his own hair.

/ crikey


Are that guy's ears just farking painted on the side of his head or what?
 
4 days ago  
Alligator pears
 
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