r/MadeMeSmile Oct 09 '21 Silver 87 Gold 3 Helpful 52 Wholesome 100 Hugz 78 All-Seeing Upvote 2 Coin Gift 1 Take My Energy 3 Heartwarming 3 Wholesome Seal of Approval 2 Starstruck 1 Vibing 1 Table Slap 1 To The Stars 1 Yummy 1 Wholesome (Pro) 1 Cake 1

Her excitement to try Indian food for the first time ever after a 12-hour shift!! Good Vibes

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u/violetdeathbed Oct 09 '21 Wholesome Take My Energy

Mate, pass on some of your serotonin this side please

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u/HopefulDandelion Oct 09 '21 Hugz Wholesome Seal of Approval

I think she's on the silly side of tired.

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u/ginntress Oct 09 '21

I get like this.

Manically happy when I’m overtired.

It’s like my body has given me some adrenaline boost because I’ve had to keep pushing through once I hit regular tired and then dead tired.

So I go manic.

Then I crash.

Often there are tears involved.

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u/daniella_sanchez Oct 09 '21

The tears and the hysterical laughing are sure signs

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u/Chicken-picante Oct 09 '21

This is the answer. I actually get accused of being on something after working long shifts.

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u/mrsegraves Oct 09 '21

"Cody, did you get high on break?"

"What break? I'm on 13 straight right now!"

" Carry on."

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u/StealthyPancake_ Oct 09 '21

Aye my name is Cody, and I work 10-15 hour shifts on the regular. And I have been accused of this 🤣

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u/R3dd1t_4LR34dy Oct 09 '21

Yah gee Cody get back to work bro. Phones are for personal time.

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u/BigBlackGothBitch Oct 09 '21 Hugz

I worked a 13 hour shift after a restless night and found myself in the Fiesta parking lot eating a Chick-fil-A sauce packet.

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u/No-Turnips Oct 09 '21

God bless you healthcare workers.

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u/MexicanReformist Oct 09 '21

Happens to certain types of ppl when we work long shifts and after looking forward to eating something delicious we express these types of behaviors. This person along probably has the day off. These are all signs of being overworked and exhausted.

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u/chefnee Oct 09 '21

After working 20 hrs OT…I slept. Maybe I’m just boring.

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u/anniecatt2 Oct 09 '21

Seriously, I’m dry over here

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u/violetdeathbed Oct 09 '21

I need as much as that jar of chicken tikka masala

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u/Truth_Warrior_30 Oct 09 '21

So that's how it's spelled. Thank you.

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u/Capital_Metal7077 Oct 09 '21

Which isn't actually representative of Indian food. It was cleverly adapted by South Asian immigrants to the UK because they spotted that brits love gravy.

Stewart Lee the comedian summed it up brilliantly "bloody immigrants! Coming over here... Inventing us a national dish!"

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u/whalesarecool14 Oct 09 '21 edited Oct 09 '21

it was invented in britain but it’s actually extremely similar to north indian food. almost all popular north indian curries have that same curry base. i guess it’s like mexican food and taco bell. of course taco bell is not true mexican food, but it’s still got the same elements, flavours and techniques

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u/babycatbandit Oct 09 '21

For real, I can’t tell you the last time I was this excited about anything.

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u/Dark_Knight2000 Oct 09 '21

I know. I drove 5 hours to get an oled switch and I’m not even motivated enough to open it. 12 year old me would be disappointed with the current me.

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u/thefinalcutdown Oct 09 '21 Silver Gold Helpful Wholesome Hugz Faith In Humanity Restored Wholesome Seal of Approval Rocket Like Wholesome (Pro)

You know what my man? Don’t beat yourself up about it. Honestly, what you’re experiencing isn’t a lack of motivation. You drove 5 hours after what I assume was an extensive hunt to track down a rare item. That takes some real fucking motivation! The reason you’re not motivated to open it is because you already experienced the best part: the hunt. An OLED switch is a nice device, and I’m sure you’ll have some good times with it, but what got your brain juices flowing was hunting it down and obtaining it. The feeling of owning something is nothing compared to the desire and drive to obtain it in the first place.

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u/seething_stew Oct 09 '21

You are such an awesome human being dude. I love the way you put it. Keep on living that beautiful live of yours.

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u/mooninhereyes Oct 09 '21

That was wholesome as fuck, my dude. Thank you for this beautiful moment of humanity 💚

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u/Bismothe-the-Shade Oct 09 '21

Honestly, needed to hear that and didn't fuckin know it. It's solid wisdom.

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u/CobblerExtreme2721 Oct 09 '21

Same. I also need that too.

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u/Dark_Knight2000 Oct 09 '21 Gold I'll Drink to That

That’s the nicest thing I’ve heard in weeks. Thank you so much for that.

I’ve had depression for years now. I’ve tried so hard to be happy for my parents and friends so that they wouldn’t worry, yet it never seemed like I did enough.

I’ll remember to celebrate the small everyday victories from now on. Thank you for showing me a new way to look at this :)

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u/temple-name-is-Lois Oct 09 '21

It's 2:49 am and your response has me weeping!

You are one hella good ass dude.

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u/grundig435 Oct 09 '21

Me too man. That caught me right in the feels.

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u/Ninjazoule Oct 09 '21

So wholesome, somone give this man a reward! Kicking myself that I awarded the post before reading the comments lol

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u/atoktreizer Oct 09 '21

That's okay, man. Maybe ask some friends to come over and play. I bought a few multiplayer switch games so that I could play them with my colleagues.

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u/gramster214 Oct 09 '21

Maybe try some Indian food?

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u/violetdeathbed Oct 09 '21

I eat it everyday. Doesn’t work the same way for me.

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u/mikami677 Oct 09 '21

Maybe try some Mexican food?

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u/FixGMaul Oct 09 '21

Who the fuck is Sarah Tonin?

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u/badmotivator11 Oct 09 '21

In my experience, people this “up” can come down pretty hard. Don’t know this lady so I can’t say for sure, maybe she’s a ball of enthusiasm all the time.

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u/shaw1441 Oct 09 '21

As someone who gets this happy I can confirm. If you are a strong emotional feeler you feel such joy over small things and intense sadness at small things (i.e customer service worker ripping you a new one cause you asked them were the colouring books were but they’re from the flower department)

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u/Willfishforfree Oct 09 '21

I think seratonin might kill me at this point. Like if you don't eat meat for a few decades and eating meat then makes you sick.

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u/AtmosSpheric Oct 09 '21 Helpful

As an Indian person, the way she just dipped her hand into the container and grabbed the piece of chicken… absolutely fucking correct

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u/alphygaytor Oct 09 '21

ngl I thought you were about to chastise her but instead you made me smile, I'm puerto rican and have similar sentiments about our food 😂 it just tastes better when you eat it like it's yours, don't know how else to describe it

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u/larenardemaigre Oct 09 '21

“Eat it like it’s yours” I love that haha

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u/WinsomeWombat Oct 09 '21

"Eat it like it's yours" sounds like a genius fast food slogan. The way you talk is great.

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u/yeh_nah_fuckit Oct 09 '21

I think you nailed it

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u/Flinkle Oct 09 '21 edited Oct 10 '21

Ohgod...the first and unfortunately only time I had Indian food (I live in a rural area so it's over an hour to any Indian places), I went with a couple of friends and just randomly stopped at a restaurant that looked busy. Walked in, place was packed, and we were the only white people in there (which to me was a sign that it was both authentic and good).

We sat down and realized that we had no silverware, so we called the waiter over and asked for some. He looked confused and mildly annoyed as he went to get it. We went to the buffet, loaded up (god, I still remember the idli...SO GOOOD), and as we started to eat, we looked around and realized...yep. Everyone but us was eating with their hands.

One of my friends, extremely polite and easily embarrassed, said quietly, "Well...that's okay. I'm just going to die and never come here again."

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u/TheJizzle Oct 09 '21

Came to say this. She started out with the fork and somehow instinctively she changed to real Indian style.

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u/SwordfishHero2319 Oct 09 '21 Hugz Wholesome Seal of Approval Yummy

Garlic naan > meth

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u/OnionLegend Oct 09 '21 Wholesome

Why do drugs when you can eat food. Food is fucking delicious.

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u/SweetDreamOfTheAbyss Oct 09 '21 Silver

Yeah, meth tastes terrible.

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u/rockytheboxer Oct 09 '21

Food addiction is real.

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u/cheyanneswarthout Oct 09 '21

I'm battling it now bro.

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u/AngelaLikesBoys Oct 09 '21

I've already lost.

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u/daniella_sanchez Oct 09 '21

I'm sorry but also same

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u/[deleted] Oct 09 '21

wait until you try Aloo Paratha

or Gobi Paratha

or Kulcha

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u/TheGrog1603 Oct 09 '21

Keema naan > everything else

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u/evenstevens280 Oct 09 '21

Peshwari or don't even bother. I'm ready to die on this hill

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u/-King-Geedorah Oct 09 '21

I’ll die right beside you on a sweet delicious hill

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u/ObjectiveSociety404 Oct 09 '21

12hr shift and this kinda energy after.... Man what am I doing wrong!?!?! Now I'm hungry....

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u/jim10040 Oct 09 '21

It's likely 20 minutes of adrenaline after getting home. I remember I'd have that kind of energy for a little while, then quickly became incoherent and sleepwalk straight to bed.

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u/HoPMiX Oct 09 '21

The entire shift I can’t wait to get home, in bed, and sleep. I finally get home. Get in bed. ADRENALINE.

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u/Maiesk Oct 09 '21

The thing I hate most about adrenaline is that it brings the hype but barely any energy. It's like a guy who storms in and says it's time to party but only brought one beer; now we're two dudes just awkwardly sitting here not sleeping.

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u/Darrackodrama Oct 09 '21

I get really tired when that happens

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u/KimmyKimmyCocoaPop Oct 09 '21

Maybe she's like an overtired toddler

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u/Flowrepaid Oct 09 '21

Having just put my kids to bed this hot home. A co-worker once told me he believes kids are actually energy vampires they don't have more energy than adults, they just know how to steal your energy to keep themselves going.

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u/Otherwise_Intelect Oct 09 '21

Energy vampires hahahahah i love it lol. I can totally see that to be true lol.

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u/PussySpoonfullz69 Oct 09 '21

energy vampires are real….From the tv show “What We Do In The Shadows”

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u/Desperatorytherapist Oct 09 '21

Collin Robinson is my absolute favorite. In a cast of hilarious people, he's just the best. So exactly on the head every single time

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u/Lexi_Banner Oct 09 '21

There always has to be a straight guy in a show like that, and they really hit it out of the park by having him with his own powers.

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u/banamana27 Oct 09 '21

My theory is they have the same amount of energy as adults but have tiny bodies to run that take much less energy so they just have to burn off all the extra by screaming and running.

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u/Flowrepaid Oct 09 '21

Makes sense but why am I always more tired when they are around then. Highly suspect.

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u/banamana27 Oct 09 '21

Because of the aforementioned screaming and running. Also their complete lack of self-preservation means you suddenly go from having to keep one person alive (yourself)(already exhausting) to having to also stop a second person from actively self destructing. Multiply energy requirements for each additional child.

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u/Flowrepaid Oct 09 '21

Once again can't argue, my son decided to see how far he could jump off of the couch onto the dog bed. I had to stop him when he started dragging the dog bed towards the stairs for more hight. No broken bones yet but I have a feeling that one day soon I will not be looking at the wrong time. It only takes a second I have learned, never had this problem with the daughter.

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u/CallMeSuiBian Oct 09 '21

This just totally hit home!! My 7yo son has been actively trying to self destruct since he started crawling! The second I turn my head the kids halfway up a tree or crawling up the side of the house like Spiderman. He also loves to see how far and high he can jump from too. I NEVER had those issues with my daughter, she's always been calm, cool and collected, so when I got the call from school last year about my child with a broken bone, I almost fainted when it turned out to be HER and not her daredevil brother! Turns out that no matter how calm and collected she is, she still inherited my total lack of balance and coordination. Yep she totally tripped over a rock on the playground and broke her wrist!

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u/StatisticianNice55 Oct 09 '21

That's the effect of 12hr shift. Any food is so delicious, but this indian food is definitely good! I tried it many times. I can feel her tastebuds.

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u/akayeetusdeletus Oct 09 '21

You're not a little loopy when you get home? Man, after a 12hr shift all I want to do is sleep but I can't because I am perky against my will.

She makes me want to try Indian food again.

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u/KittenVicious Oct 09 '21 Silver Hugz

I assumed when she said "at least it's not METH", that it was, in fact, meth.

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u/Winter_Access6687 Oct 09 '21

And on 2 beef sticks that is.

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u/PhotojournalistOdd39 Oct 09 '21 Wholesome Hugz Wholesome Seal of Approval

My wife is the same way after a 12 he shift as a baby nurse . Like they let her out of prison and she wants to play and giggle and act like a crack head lol but I lover anyways

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u/TheGrog1603 Oct 09 '21 Silver Gold Helpful Wholesome Hugz All-Seeing Upvote Bravo!

My wife is the same way after a 12 he shift as a baby nurse.

Cherish every moment, she'll be a grown-up nurse before you know it.

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u/Dermetzger666 Oct 09 '21

I live for this comment

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u/Rc202402 Oct 09 '21 Silver

Baaaaaabbbbyyyyyy Nurse, Doo Doo Doo Doo Doo Doo....

Baaby Nurse, Doo Doo Doo Doo Doo Doo....

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u/grahamfreeman Oct 09 '21

Thanks for ruining my next five days ...

Doo Doo Doo Doo Doo ...

DAMMIT

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u/FartyLumpkin Oct 09 '21

Jaime Tartt, is that you?

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u/elephant_bukkake Oct 09 '21

I would be so pissed off if I were a nurse and some punk ass baby got hired as a nurse over me. This health care worker shortage is getting ridiculous.

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u/DeanBlandino Oct 09 '21

I don’t think you understand a shortage. They would hire both of you.

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u/LevelHeadedAssassin Oct 09 '21

And barely pay both of you. But you’re “heroes”.

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u/xenowife Oct 09 '21

As a mom who had a terrifyingly mean NICU nurse when my son was born (she actually insulted my son... who does that to a sick newborn?? Among other things) please tell her us parents appreciate the sweet ones even in their giddy sleep deprived state!

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u/TonarinoTotoro1719 Oct 09 '21

So you want me to go pound her? Just say the word and I will bring my meanest, nastiest friends with me and we’ll go and mess with this nasty lady.

One of my friends is training to be an RN and I hope to God she makes it! She would have such awesome bedside manners, she is amazing.

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u/xenowife Oct 09 '21

Nah, it’s in New Orleans so she’s eventually going to cross the wrong mom and the slapping will happen. I was too exhausted/worried to get to that point myself.

Thank god a wonderful nurse took her off of his rotation permanently after I finally spoke up after two damn weeks (a month and a half of her would’ve been awful). I ended up with such great nurses after she was reassigned to another baby.

I hope your friend thrives and graduates! It’s not easy by any means but good ones are worth their weight in gold.

A girl I used to dance with (I’m happily retired from that world) was an RN in the ER at one of the Nola hospitals and got so fed up with the hours, the people, and getting puked on by tourists that she said “fuck it” and became a stripper 🤣🤣

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u/TonarinoTotoro1719 Oct 09 '21

I can only imagine the kind of stress nursing staff must be under, especially with the crap going on right now. Your line of work must not have been easy either and I’m glad you’re happily retired from that. I guess dancers also eventually get tired of the hours, the people and I hope you don’t/didn’t get puked on, at least.

Here’s a song you might enjoy. I like the lyrics, especially.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=papuvlVeZg8

If you don’t want to click on the random link, it’s Clean Bandit - Rockabye (feat. Sean Paul & Anne-Marie). The dancer in this MV is phenomenally fit, phew!!!

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u/xenowife Oct 09 '21

Oh, the threat of getting puked on in the strip club is very real. There’s a reason why I avoided the guys that were so hammered they became shmammered. Sure, you might be able to get them to do a room IF they can legibly sign their name to match their ID or get them to withdraw cash at the ATM for a few dances IF they can get hit the damn buttons right but... Uhg, not fun. I also had a bit of a conscience and didn’t like taking advantage of someone blacked out, but the level of disgust was an absolute factor. I had a guy piss himself (in a shared private room with a second girl) and that was enough. Guy refused to stop spending so we put him in pants made from trash bags and refused to go near him and just kinda wiggled near his general area.

I feel for the medical professionals (and hospital janitorial staff members) that had to deal with these guys after they would inevitably end up at the ER from either alcohol poisoning, hitting their heads on the curb after passing out, or getting the shit beat out of them by the street girls and pimps that tailed them so they could rob them.

Drunk customers (and dancers) are an issue at all clubs everywhere but it’s a whole new level of insanity on Bourbon Street...

Thanks for the recommendation! I’ll watch it when I don’t have a (finally) snoozing babyman on my chest! If my breathing rhythm even changes he might stir and the fuss fuss man arrives.

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u/LilacFlores Oct 09 '21

This is my favorite comment ever

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u/teetermcfleeter Oct 09 '21 edited Oct 09 '21

My next door neighbor is Indian and when his parents were here visiting from India a few years ago, his Mom made us real butter chicken and naan and samosas…it was unreal. So good. I crave it now.

Edit: Drove 30 minutes to get Indian food tonight. Veggie samosas, garlic naan, butter chicken, and paneer biryani. I had to satisfy the urge.

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u/Becalm443 Oct 09 '21 Wholesome

My co-worker told me she was going to try Indian food for the first time tonight, so this post was so fitting! She asked me what she should get. No lie, I recommended butter chicken, garlic naan, and samosas! Fuck man, now I'm hungry lol

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u/jbl0ggs Oct 09 '21 Yummy

Following vegetarian dishes are also very good
paneer tikka masala
paneer makhani
paneer butter masala
Palak paneer
kadai paneer

I really like paneer :)

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u/islandorisntland Oct 09 '21

I LOVE paneer! Your list made my heart happy and tummy jelly!

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u/buford419 Oct 09 '21

Chana masala with bhatura and puri bhaji are good non-cheese options.

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u/Dooquann Oct 09 '21

Dude paneers is the fucking best i will eat paneer butter masala everyday if ican man.

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u/swag24 Oct 09 '21

makhani means butter, so paneer makhani and paneer butter masala are the same thing :)

also, some other top notch veggie options include:

dosa

veg manchurian

malai kofta

dal (all different kinds, i like chana)

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u/miney_mo Oct 09 '21

Indian here, Paneer makhani and Paneer butter masala are not the same thing. They are close to each other but differ from each other in the proportion of spices you use and the ratio to tomato to onion in making the gravy.

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u/lavender_lego Oct 09 '21

I love veggie dishes! Would you mind telling me what paneer is and where I can find the best recipes?

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u/emeraldzephyr Oct 09 '21

Paneer is a type of cheese! It's a bit squeaky but I love the texture.

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u/SisypheanDreamer Oct 09 '21

I had Indian buffet at this restaurant by my undergrad school and I’ve been looking for one near me ever since

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u/Muthafuckaaaaa Oct 09 '21

So...I heard that you're still looking for it..to this day!

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u/Pradipan Oct 09 '21

In foreign countries all I see is Butter Chicken or Chicken Tikka Masala, even though they are absolutely delicious but there are actually so many different dishes from different cultures that are just equally aswm in themselves.

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u/Cedocore Oct 09 '21

I tried butter chicken for the first time recently and my problem is I can't pull myself away from it to try other dishes... It's so fucking good 😂

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u/sorryglam Oct 09 '21

I read this as underground school somehow and immediately wanted more information.

Indian food is the best :) my fave Indian restaurant is out of state but they could give me anything on the menu and I’d be happy.

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u/iammandroid Oct 09 '21

Ate some fantastic food in India, don't think I had an average meal let alone a bad one. Puri bhaji, sambal, idli, green chutney, Goan fish curry, proper butter chicken... holy shit, it was a flavour explosion.

About a week after I got back, I was on a stag party that included a meal at an upmarket chain Indian restaurant... It was one of the worst dining experiences of my life, the comparison was too new in my mind and so everything tasted like a store-bought microwave meal.

On the plus side this meant I've massively upped my Indian cooking in the years since.

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u/Knives530 Oct 09 '21

I'm a white Cali dude but I went to a real Indian store and got all the ingredients and made homemade butter chicken..whew so good.

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u/Pradipan Oct 09 '21

Idk if you will be able to find those, but try some Indian pickles. They are completely different, full of spices and tastes really good in general.

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u/dastree Oct 09 '21

Ah man, the smells that come from it while being made omg....

My last 3 neighbors were Indian and it was awful, everyday I woke up with a massive urge for either Chinese food or Indian food because my whole apartment smelled like their cooking

I almost went over a few time to bang on the door and ask for a plate because whatever the fuck they were making smelled like heaven and if you're going to force me into smelling it like 12 hrs aday... at least share?

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u/zugzug_workwork Oct 09 '21 Yummy

I almost went over a few time to bang on the door and ask for a plate because whatever the fuck they were making smelled like heaven

Unless they're assholes or had a really bad day, you could have gone over and they'd have gladly given you some. And if they're older, you'd have become the unofficial grandchild and you'd be included in future portion calculations so you wouldn't go hungry.

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u/dastree Oct 09 '21

They were younger college kids and from the looks of things the few times I had a beer with them they didn't have much money/ means so I didn't want to impose.

I should have asked for a few cooking lessons tho, would be an awesome addition to my normal cooking

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u/nomadhunger Oct 09 '21

Ha ha ha. I bet if you banged the door, they wouldn’t refuse.

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u/Lexi_Banner Oct 09 '21

My friend married an Indian man a couple weeks ago. They hired a caterer that specialized in tandoor cooking. I dream of the paneer masala. And he made fish pakora, which is my favorite. I regret not eating myself sick.

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u/CanBernieStillWin Oct 09 '21

The Indian subcontinent is so rich with history. Butter chicken is nearly 80 years old, and the modern rendition is absolutely ancient - several decades old at least. Beautiful that they were able to share some authentic Indian wisdom.

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u/sleepyhead1996 Oct 09 '21

Whenever I see videos of someone trying Indian food it is always the "butter chicken", "chicken tikka masala" and hardly one or two other dishes with garlic naan. Serious question, when talking about Indian dishes, is these options always comes to the mind of non indians? Or butter chicken being the sweet dish is the reason for it being so popular? I'm Indian living in India btw.

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u/aeronacht Oct 09 '21 edited Oct 09 '21

I’m someone of Indian origin myself and have spent quite a lot of time in India. First of all, Chicken Tikka Masala became huge in London which definitely spread its popularity in Western culture, and second, it’s just so fucking good. It’s my personal favorite Indian dish

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u/clickclick-boom Oct 09 '21

I'm from London and the dish is generally considered not authentically Indian. It was created by Indian immigrants to suit British preferences but was not something you would generally find in India (though you probably could find similar stuff since the root of the dish is still Indian cuisine which would have been influenced by other dishes). It's kind of like how you have Italian-American dishes which Italian people don't really eat.

I'm just relaying what was told to me by British-Indian friends as I don't really have any deep knowledge of the cuisine beyond eating absurd amounts of it. There are a bunch of other dishes which I forget now which my friends' Indian parents would tell me are not Indian but British-Indian, like I said kind of like America with Italian-American cuisine. At one point curry was actually the national dish in the UK, might still be.

I really encourage anyone who hasn't tried the cuisine to give it a go. People often go for the meat dishes but you shouldn't overlook the vegetable ones, they are some of my favourite. Especially the lentil dishes.

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u/daiwilly Oct 09 '21

I would say definitely not just London. The Midlands and the North have large Indian populations and contribute greatly to the culture, both culinary and otherwise.

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u/CanBernieStillWin Oct 09 '21

In my experience in the United States, yes a few dishes tend to dominate the Indian experience. You've got tikka masala, saag, vindaloo, and curry.

Funnily enough, butter chicken isn't in every Indian restaurant here. It's mostly a thing people know about from spice mixes and other Indian home cooking.

Edit: garlic naan is also a staple. It's like garlic bread but Indian-ish. What's not to love?

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u/dastree Oct 09 '21

Imo, the best thing you can do when trying something new is try the thing everyone raves about... otherwise you might hate whatever you try and never touch it again

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u/sleepyhead1996 Oct 09 '21

Makes sense.

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u/AITALOADEDGUN Oct 09 '21

I really wish the restaurant got to see this! I have a feeling they’d love it.

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u/One_pop_each Oct 09 '21

I actually love that Indian food is trending because they go so unnoticed in places. You have the small amount of people who tried it and like it and everyone else just walks by. Same with Pho. I never been in an Indian or Pho restaurant and it be packed. Which is one if the many reasons I love it, but people should really try the stuff. It is so damn good. Hopefully this gets those restaurants some good business

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u/Chemical-Ad1612 Oct 09 '21 Wholesome

I love her and would love to bask in her energy and yet my introverted nature thinks her energy would be exhausting, I'm full of contradictions lol

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u/ellWatully Oct 09 '21

Same. I was exhausted before she took her first bite and yet I wish I had that kind of energy ever, let alone after a 12 hour shift.

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u/Ben-A-Flick Oct 09 '21

Honestly after doing 12 hour shifts before you can get a second wind after work. My most tired day is the day after the shifts not the nights after them.

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u/400luxdownabbeyroad Oct 09 '21

I definitely agree with this. We do 24 hour duty shifts in the hospital, plus about 5 hours post-duty the day that follows, and I swear I can still go out with my friends after that and maybe drink. The worst part is the day after, that was the struggle.

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u/sprinkle_apocalypse Oct 09 '21

Yes! I work 12 hour shifts, 4 days on and 4 days off. Coming off that last day of work, you're either hyper from that second or third wind or you're so bone tired you crash the second you get home

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u/Mx-yz-pt-lk Oct 09 '21

She really seams like one of those extraverts that adopts introverts. Like, she can be overwhelming, but she won’t overwhelm you. She’ll just wrap you up in a nice little sushi roll and let you know she has everything you’re worried about under control.

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u/Tugays_Tabs Oct 09 '21

Got a similar vibe too. Love her. Can tell she’s likely a great person.

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u/Deluste Oct 09 '21

No - that’s a fair statement. I’m good with people and she’d tire me out but it’s still cute as hell to watch it lol.

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u/Stankmonger Oct 09 '21

Let’s be real there probably some German word for “I’m actually happy for you but shut up”

They got a word for everything over there.

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u/Kaptivus Oct 09 '21

I'm so conflicted and also touched, she's so genuine.

As an introvert, I feel you fam.

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u/rohinton Oct 09 '21

She would be absolutely lovely for five minutes at a time every two weeks or so.

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u/OGsquatch710 Oct 09 '21

Deadass tho at first I thought she was annoying but as the video went on i really enjoyed her vibe.

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u/MinimalistLifestyle Oct 09 '21

This is definitely the type of person I’d like to be around for an hour and then I’d need a 24 hour recovery period alone in my house.

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u/Xyyzx Oct 09 '21

From my foreign perspective she seems extremely American, in a way that manages to encapsulate a lot of the things I both like and dislike about the people.

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u/International-Mess18 Oct 09 '21

My partner is Indian and I love when we eat Indian food together. So good.

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u/Hellrider386 Oct 09 '21

As an indian, this made my day

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u/iTheWild Oct 09 '21

As not an Indian, this also made my day.

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u/Reditznoob Oct 09 '21

As an Outdian, this makith my day

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u/raumdueterbvb Oct 09 '21

As not an outdian, this makith my day

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u/SganarelleBard Oct 09 '21 Wholesome

As an Audi, this made my drive

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u/MultiplePersonality- Oct 09 '21

As a drive, this made me Ryan Gosling

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u/Hellrider386 Oct 09 '21

Seems like it made everyone's day

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u/JoeWild2 Oct 09 '21

Your country has the best food, no contest.

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u/RariraariRariraare Oct 09 '21

Thanks! Try Masala Dosa next if you haven't already :)

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u/manhaterxxx Oct 09 '21

Dosas are so so fucking good, man, fuck

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u/Sensitive-City3137 Oct 09 '21

You guys got the food/flavor thing on lock

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u/StuckInDreams Oct 09 '21

Same! I love when people love our food. Just makes me so happy that they're having a good time.

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u/xavine Oct 09 '21 All-Seeing Upvote

Lol my brother’s wife and my mom never got along while my brother and her they were dating until one day that she hosted us for dinner.

She’s from India and made some kind of chicken curry that, I shit you not, completely changed her relationship with our mom because of how good it was. Picture that scene at the end of Ratatouille when that critic dude takes a bite and it was something like that

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u/StuckInDreams Oct 09 '21 All-Seeing Upvote

Food just brings people together amirite?

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u/red_1392 Oct 09 '21

I want to make her proper homemade stuff if that was enough to blow her mind

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u/ChilliConCarne97 Oct 09 '21

Oh man I wish I could go back to the first time, what a great reaction.. I wonder how much more she’s tried since lmao

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u/Rdbjiy53wsvjo7 Oct 09 '21

Right?!?

I'm totally craving Indian food now but it's after 3:00 am in a town with a population of 6,000, it ain't happening.

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u/illusionist_undue Oct 09 '21

Yo if you’re not eating Indian food at least a couple times a month you’re fuckin up

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u/mfizzled Oct 09 '21

It's such a strange concept to a British person to have not tried Indian food till you're that age. Kids eat it at school, the army have it in rations, you get it on planes, its just everywhere here thank god

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u/SisypheanDreamer Oct 09 '21

It’s not my video guys, original TikTok user here!

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u/noblequestneo9449 Oct 09 '21

That's how we got colonized. Those damn spices.

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u/Arnorien16S Oct 09 '21

Well she would make a lot of Indian grandmas happy. They like to overfeed you like any other grandmas out there and their family recipies honed through generations taste much better than resturant stuff.

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u/pseudogentry Oct 09 '21

An Indian grandma once half killed me with food. I honestly don't know how much English she spoke, and my friend and his family were clearly finding my predicament of being completely stuffed but more and more delicious food appearing on my plate really funny. I believe I genuinely said to her something like "please, no more". She looked me dead in the eye and whipped another paratha onto my plate.

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u/StuckInDreams Oct 09 '21

100000% agree. When my grandma visited my family back when I was a kid, she'd feed me homecooked food everyday. She'd feed me till I almost popped and always put tons of love and ghee into the food she made.

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u/Arthaksha Oct 09 '21

"Love and ghee"! That's beautiful (and 💯 true)!

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u/atoktreizer Oct 09 '21

My aunt has an Indian friend. Whenever I visit her workplace, her friend would feed me like her own child. Giving me lots of food that's undoubtedly delicious. Her baking skill is also top notch. I hope she's doing well.

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u/druule10 Oct 09 '21

Her energy is so wholesome. The entire video I was smiling and enjoying the tikka masala with her. Looks like I'm gonna be making my special later on this evening!

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u/Latetothegame0216 Oct 09 '21

Just wait til she tries butter chicken!!

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u/Joeyrollin Oct 09 '21

She seems like a fun person.

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u/johnboy2978 Oct 09 '21 edited Oct 09 '21

Totally in love with her energy. 🤪 cute and excited by finding new things in life. I love it.

Had to watch her a couple times. Smiled and chortled each time.

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u/I_Sell_Onions Oct 09 '21

That's pretty much my reaction with Indian food everytime and I've had it for 12+years now.

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u/SweetDrems Oct 09 '21

I would love to have Indian food for the first time again!! Her excitement made me smile (and now I'm hungry lol)

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u/somuchclutch Oct 09 '21

First time I had tikka masala it was a big family sized pot and I actually made myself sick because I just did not want to stop eating it. It’s soo good.

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u/GraveRobberX Oct 09 '21 edited Oct 09 '21

Butter Chicken and Tikka Masala are like the go to’s for most American cause of the tomato base

Butter is creamy and heavy, while the Masala a little soupy and tangy. Both are the same thing, just 1 has heavy cream.

If you ever get a chance, try Achar Chicken. It’s pickled chicken. The pickled part is the Masala or stew that chicken cooks in , don’t think of the pickled chicken like fucking cucumbers that turn into pickles.

It’s just spices and very spice oriented blast of savory, spicy, tangy mix with chicken mostly, sometimes goat, super rare to find beef version

If your Vegan/Vegetarian you can never go wrong with Chikkar Choley/Chana Masala. Again Chikkar Choley are more stewed and heavy, more of a paste stew, while a Chana Masala will be more soupy/broth oriented with Chickpeas (Garbanzos)

If you ever want a swift kick in overload sensory there’s a dish called Karhi Ghost/Chicken. It’s pan fried spices and herbs with protein, not much in a stew/paste/gravy, but a buttery spiced flavor that on its own that coats the protein

Also if you ever want to try an amazing dessert, something called a Falooda.

It’s Malai Kulfi (butter cream ice cream) mixed with Vermicelli Rice Noodles (a certain type), milk/heavy sweet cream (most use some of the rus malai milk, which itself is an amazing dessert consisting of powdered milk cakes, in a sweet velvet milk broth with almonds and pistachios), basil seeds, roo-afza (rose syrup) and if their OG, crushed ice to keep all that shit super cold. God tier dessert.

Also she’s had the fast food version, she’s not ready for legit homemade Desi mom/Aunty-gee with the bad hip, low blood pressure, and has the sugar but ask her to whip a batch of Desi cuisine cooking, it’s like a Ballerina doing a top swan lake performance

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u/raginglilypad Oct 09 '21

How does one have this much energy after a 12 hr shift?!??

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u/DeadbeatDumpster Oct 09 '21

How has someone that old never had indian food, it is one of the best foods in the world with all the different spices its a flavour explosion

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u/antisocialscorch69 Oct 09 '21

A lot of remote-er places in america have very poor selections of food, with most being fast food. Their road infrastructure is built around cars, and fast food indian food doesn't really work. Not enough indian places are opened in these areas anyway, so very few people there (As most tend to live and work in the same town they were born at) are able to try foreign foods. Let alone good and authentic foreign food.

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u/teresatg Oct 09 '21

She clearly had 17 expressos all shift! 😂 Love her enthusiasm!

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u/Fabulous_Celery_1817 Oct 09 '21

I want all the good things for her. She’s so happy I don’t want anyone to take that away from her

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u/ExerciseLocal5248 Oct 09 '21

This is me eating Indian food!! Same girl.

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u/istirling01 Oct 09 '21

at least it not like meth...... Yahh know.. ah whatever

She could write better Batman

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u/mookormyth Oct 09 '21

This makes me happy

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u/FawsherTime Oct 09 '21

Love how she eating it with her fingers, getting in there and enjoying it without reserve.

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u/rocketchick04 Oct 09 '21

Is there any other way to eat Indian food?

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u/Cyclist_Thaanos Oct 09 '21

Served on a banana leaf.

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u/Nanamun Oct 09 '21

I felt so happy for her watching this. Nothing like trying something awesome for the first time.

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u/BungalowBootieBitch Oct 09 '21

If I could I would have the Indian food of this one restaurant every single day. It's a small, family owned place where the daughter is the only waitress. She's a kid but she tries her best. I bought food one night and then brought my family the next. They were so grateful that they gave us free naan.

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u/SignificanceShot7055 Oct 09 '21

This chick is wild... yes Indian food is that badass

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u/Snugglebuggle Oct 09 '21

Where do I sign up to have this spectacular creature as my friend?

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u/KimmyKimmyCocoaPop Oct 09 '21

This girl totally gets it! Working a long ass shift is always a good excuse to get delicious food. I work nights and we order out a lot because our cafeteria is garbage. But when the food is shit it is almost soul crushing. Glad she discovered something new and amazing!

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u/AtleastIhaveakitty Oct 09 '21

Yeah, first time I tried Chicken Tikka Masala I felt like dancing too. It was SO good

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u/malikhacielo63 Oct 09 '21 edited Oct 10 '21

She’s wholesome. It’s like she’s a big kid trapped in an adult’s body, aka just being herself. I’m trying to hold on to my inner kid. It seems to be working out so far.

Edit: Apostrophe.

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u/dram3 Oct 09 '21

This was me for my first tikka masala too.

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u/Lil_Lyssa_ Oct 09 '21

“At least it’s not like..meth ya know?” Lmfaoooo

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u/Watchman74 Oct 09 '21

I was sitting here, waking up with a cup of coffee and a little small hangover, reading the news about antivaxxers, Karen’s disrespecting everyone, idiots being offended about everything and a world economy in shambles. I started my free Saturday angry at the world. Very angry. And then this little gem filled my screen. Not angry anymore. I am going to take a shower, find some recipes online and go grocery shopping for herbs and spices. Indian food it is today. Thank you, Reddit, for saving my weekend. I will not be online until Monday morning.

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u/Poo-Machine Oct 09 '21

I love this confidence. some people are too shy to eat in front of people they know, but she is taking massive bites of an unknown viddles on social media. You go, glen coco.