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Meatball question

Postby Cardinal Fang » Tue Apr 17, 2012 5:44 pm

We all know that His Noodliness (Pasta Be Upon Him) is composed of pasta and meatballs.

I have a friend who is a lapsed Hindu but still retains a lot of the cultural things that go with it. She's interested in Pastafarianism but really doesn't like the idea that the FSM could be made of beef.

I've suggested that the meatballs are metaphysical and therefore could be made of anything, but she's like something more concrete. I've suggested that the meatballs might be made of that yummy pork and shrimp mix you get inside wunton dumplings. Would this be okay?

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Re: Meatball question

Postby Auntie Blackbeard » Tue Apr 17, 2012 9:04 pm

Deery , wot ye suggiss sownds foine wiff Auntie .

Howeffer, oi feels et be simperer ya chanji thee lexicon entree fer meat .
Tell her meatsballs Arr a mix ove mushrooms ,edame, aas parry , Gus ?, and taro . All rold up into a ball.

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Re: Meatball question

Postby DavidH » Wed Apr 18, 2012 4:18 am

Surely these are spiritual meatballs, above our earthly plane of mundane flesh.
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Re: Meatball question

Postby Roland Deschain » Wed Apr 18, 2012 6:10 am

Auntie, me dear, you be right. They be, above all, meat. There is nothing in canon to say that they have to be beef, regardless of what historical documents may come to light, and as David so clearly mentions, they are metaphysical. Also, and this is an important distinction, does your friend have friends who eat beef? If so, does she not talk to them because of this? It's the same, essentially. Look at the beer volcano. That can provide your beverage of choice, so if this is true of the volcano, then the same (meatiness) must be true of the meatballs. If you want fish, you got fish. If you want sparrow, you got sparrow. If you don't want the beef ones, then just don't eat them. Simple. Pastafarianism is officially 100% dogma free, and can be moulded (before cooking) into something that suits.
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Re: Meatball question

Postby pieces o'nine » Wed Apr 18, 2012 2:51 pm

I've heard legends that sometimes they're made of wontons...
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Re: Meatball question

Postby black bart » Thu Apr 19, 2012 5:36 am

To me the balls have always represented his noodlyness's courage in the face of ignorance and religious intolerance.
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Re: Meatball question

Postby Roy Hunter » Thu Apr 19, 2012 8:13 am

Much like the mystery of the Holy Trinity, in which the Father, Son and Holy Spirit are three and yet one at the same time; the Two Meatballs are two meatballs and yet not two meatballs at the same time, and they could be pork at the same time as being beef, chicken at the same time as being venison. It is ineffable, a mystery, and yet at the same time completely and utterly useless nonsense. They may as well be wontons, although they will obviously not be wontons at the same time.
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Re: Meatball question

Postby PKMKII » Thu Apr 19, 2012 11:39 pm

Can she eat eggs?
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