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(Lifehacker)   Why does salt have an expiration date when tears and the ocean don't?   (lifehacker.com) divider line
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2021-09-28 11:19:11 AM  
Why Does Salt Have an Expiration Date?

I think someone is asking too many questions...
 
2021-09-28 12:04:31 PM  
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2021-09-28 12:08:42 PM  
So you'll throw it out and buy some more.
 
2021-09-28 12:10:55 PM  
Do you consume either tears or the ocean?

I don't but maybe that's a me-problem rather than a you-problem.
 
2021-09-28 12:17:58 PM  
Thing about a festival is, you either have to diversify the fark out of the lineup or keep it entirely within a genre.  If you only have one or two oddball performers when the rest of the lineup share a commonality, the audience is going to let them know about it.
 
2021-09-28 12:18:12 PM  
"Why does salt have an expiration date when tears and the ocean don't?"

Well I don't know about the oceans subby but if you read the comments on the Pol-tab
Re: The death of antivaxxers, I think you'll find a lot of tears have expired.
 
2021-09-28 12:18:30 PM  

InfoFreako: Thing about a festival is, you either have to diversify the fark out of the lineup or keep it entirely within a genre.  If you only have one or two oddball performers when the rest of the lineup share a commonality, the audience is going to let them know about it.


fark. Disregard.
 
2021-09-28 12:21:25 PM  

InfoFreako: So you'll throw it out and buy some more.


Just note that expired salt is still perfectly good for demonic rituals, and move it from your kitchen to your occult stash.
 
2021-09-28 12:25:17 PM  

NobleHam: InfoFreako: So you'll throw it out and buy some more.

Just note that expired salt is still perfectly good for demonic rituals, and move it from your kitchen to your occult stash.


You get minor demons that way, if you want a Demon Lord you need the fresh stuff.
 
2021-09-28 12:28:50 PM  

ZMugg: [th.bing.com image 474x565]


Curious what year you think this is.
Do you know who the president is?
How many fingers am I holding up?
 
2021-09-28 12:31:42 PM  
DNRTFA, but me, personally? I mix in a hefty spoon of mayonnaise and then it stays fresh for ages.

also I put grains of rice in the salt shakers. but never in the salt grinders.
 
2021-09-28 12:35:43 PM  

SirDigbyChickenCaesar: NobleHam: InfoFreako: So you'll throw it out and buy some more.

Just note that expired salt is still perfectly good for demonic rituals, and move it from your kitchen to your occult stash.

You get minor demons that way, if you want a Demon Lord you need the fresh stuff.


I've been stuck in that situation. You can enhance your demon leavening by adding 1/4 sulfured molasses to your day old salt.
 
2021-09-28 12:36:21 PM  

Valter: Do you consume either tears or the ocean?

I don't but maybe that's a me-problem rather than a you-problem.


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2021-09-28 12:43:22 PM  

fasahd: SirDigbyChickenCaesar: NobleHam: InfoFreako: So you'll throw it out and buy some more.

Just note that expired salt is still perfectly good for demonic rituals, and move it from your kitchen to your occult stash.

You get minor demons that way, if you want a Demon Lord you need the fresh stuff.

I've been stuck in that situation. You can enhance your demon leavening by adding 1/4 sulfured molasses to your day old salt.


Just tell me the recipe to summon Glasya and I'll be fine

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/69HP...giggity
 
2021-09-28 12:45:15 PM  
The literal answer is that IT DOESN'T.

BIUB =/= Expiration Date
 
2021-09-28 12:46:32 PM  

testosteronephobe: ZMugg: [th.bing.com image 474x565]

Curious what year you think this is.
Do you know who the president is?
How many fingers am I holding up?


2021
Joe Biden
One...and I'm insulted

It's the only "Pink Sea Salt expires" picture I could find.
 
2021-09-28 12:47:47 PM  

SirDigbyChickenCaesar: fasahd: SirDigbyChickenCaesar: NobleHam: InfoFreako: So you'll throw it out and buy some more.

Just note that expired salt is still perfectly good for demonic rituals, and move it from your kitchen to your occult stash.

You get minor demons that way, if you want a Demon Lord you need the fresh stuff.

I've been stuck in that situation. You can enhance your demon leavening by adding 1/4 sulfured molasses to your day old salt.

Just tell me the recipe to summon Glasya and I'll be fine

[Fark user image 400x342]

/69HP...giggity


I'd be quite fine without any demoness from hell appearing.
 
2021-09-28 1:27:00 PM  
Not going to read life hacker. Salt where it is naturally deposited or formed won't expire. You remove it to an environment with fluctuating humidity and light and it's no surprise it will degrade.
 
2021-09-28 1:33:23 PM  
Water bottles also come with expiration dates.
I put that in the same category as "Lather, Rinse, Repeat" as a type of marketing ploy.
 
2021-09-28 1:37:53 PM  

red5ish: Water bottles also come with expiration dates.
I put that in the same category as "Lather, Rinse, Repeat" as a type of marketing ploy.


I've dug one out of the fridge after a few years - the plastic breaks down and there are nasty floating things all throughout.

I don't use plastic water bottles, but I end up with extra from boating outings where folks leave stuff. I just keep them to offer the next guests.

/I much prefer a nalgene bottle. I keep them half full in the freezer. But idiots love their single use crap.
 
2021-09-28 1:40:19 PM  
Ok, Google says that the floaty bits are calcium and other minerals that have separated during thawing (a water bottle in an ice cooler can partially freeze) so that's probably it. You still get a mouth full of BPAs though.
 
2021-09-28 2:01:54 PM  

SirDigbyChickenCaesar: fasahd: SirDigbyChickenCaesar: NobleHam: InfoFreako: So you'll throw it out and buy some more.

Just note that expired salt is still perfectly good for demonic rituals, and move it from your kitchen to your occult stash.

You get minor demons that way, if you want a Demon Lord you need the fresh stuff.

I've been stuck in that situation. You can enhance your demon leavening by adding 1/4 sulfured molasses to your day old salt.

Just tell me the recipe to summon Glasya and I'll be fine

[Fark user image 400x342]

/69HP...giggity


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2021-09-28 2:04:26 PM  

red5ish: Water bottles also come with expiration dates.
I put that in the same category as "Lather, Rinse, Repeat" as a type of marketing ploy.


It's not the water...it's the bottle.
 
2021-09-28 2:07:58 PM  
Shut the fark up Claire.
 
2021-09-28 2:35:04 PM  

A Cave Geek: SirDigbyChickenCaesar: fasahd: SirDigbyChickenCaesar: NobleHam: InfoFreako: So you'll throw it out and buy some more.

Just note that expired salt is still perfectly good for demonic rituals, and move it from your kitchen to your occult stash.

You get minor demons that way, if you want a Demon Lord you need the fresh stuff.

I've been stuck in that situation. You can enhance your demon leavening by adding 1/4 sulfured molasses to your day old salt.

Just tell me the recipe to summon Glasya and I'll be fine

[Fark user image 400x342]

/69HP...giggity

[Fark user image 193x261]


eh, it works in Amber and the Books of Swords and May's Pliocene

/well, sometimes...
 
2021-09-28 2:40:05 PM  

tintar: Books of Swords


loved that series as a teenager.

Farslayer howls across the world
For thy heart, for thy heart, who hast wronged me!
Vengeance is his who casts the blade
Yet he will in the end no triumph see

Poor Hermes just doing his job
 
2021-09-28 2:44:37 PM  

A Cave Geek: SirDigbyChickenCaesar: fasahd: SirDigbyChickenCaesar: NobleHam: InfoFreako: So you'll throw it out and buy some more.

Just note that expired salt is still perfectly good for demonic rituals, and move it from your kitchen to your occult stash.

You get minor demons that way, if you want a Demon Lord you need the fresh stuff.

I've been stuck in that situation. You can enhance your demon leavening by adding 1/4 sulfured molasses to your day old salt.

Just tell me the recipe to summon Glasya and I'll be fine

[Fark user image 400x342]

/69HP...giggity

[Fark user image 193x261]


It's that special defense that will bite you in the end
 
2021-09-28 2:48:17 PM  

SirDigbyChickenCaesar: tintar: Books of Swords

loved that series as a teenager.

Farslayer howls across the world
For thy heart, for thy heart, who hast wronged me!
Vengeance is his who casts the blade
Yet he will in the end no triumph see

Poor Hermes just doing his job


not sure where I heard this recently, so I'll obviously botch it, but

when digging graves
dig not one, but two
for the trap you've set
will also catch you
 
2021-09-28 4:33:33 PM  
 
2021-09-29 12:15:25 AM  

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2021-09-29 11:36:27 AM  

Swiss Colony: Not going to read life hacker. Salt where it is naturally deposited or formed won't expire. You remove it to an environment with fluctuating humidity and light and it's no surprise it will degrade.


It doesn't "degrade."

Maybe you should read more.
 
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