One Round of Toast Question

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  1. Ensign Paris macrumors 68000

    Ensign Paris

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    Hi

    Earlier this week my friends and I (after the influence of some alcahol) where talking about what actually constitutes a round of toast? (ie. How many slices?) Anyway, I am trying to find out (TO prove some of them wrong) I decided it was how many you could fit in the toaster.

    Any ideas?
     
  2. Durandal7 macrumors 68040

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    I would say that it's however many you could fit on your plate without stacking them.
     
  3. Ensign Paris thread starter macrumors 68000

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    That actually makes sense, I think I have not decided that it a round of toast cannot be defined with a number.

    Ensign
     
  4. AlphaTech macrumors 601

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    I think you should have more to drink before thinking about the question any more...

    Wouldn't a "round of..." be one for everyone at that location at that moment??? Such as a round of drinks for [insert variable here]... It could be a table, at the bar, or everyone inside the bar (i.e. the house). In other words, a round of toast for my friends, would be one slice per person... That help any, or do you need a few more drinks?? :eek: :D :cool: :D :)
     
  5. Royal Pineapple macrumors 65816

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    i think it would be the toster idea, so a common round of toast would be 2 peices. now incorperating alpha's idea a round of toast would be 2 slices for everyone present.
    ever notise how a serving of toast is always 2 peices?
     
  6. Hemingray macrumors 68030

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    Hmm, this sounds like a question for Talkie Toaster!

    Talkie Toaster: Howdy doodly-doo!
    Hemingray: Hi Talkie. We've got a question for you.
    Talkie: Very well, but I have one for you first.
    Hemingray: What's that?
    Talkie: Would you like some toast?
    Hemingray: .....should have seen that one coming...

    :D
     
  7. Nipsy macrumors 65816

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    Perhaps this is why 15 year olds shouldn't drink...
     
  8. djwoolf macrumors member

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    id have to say its one for every person two for every person is two rounds at the same time
     
  9. Beej macrumors 68020

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    I think the answer is obvious... you can't have a "round" of toast.

    Sure, a round of beers.

    But not a round of toast.

    You have slices of toast.

    Only drunk people have rounds of toast. When you're drunk you can't count properly anyway, thus defeating the purpose of trying to define how many slices constitutes a round of toast in the first place.
     
  10. Ensign Paris thread starter macrumors 68000

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    A Round of Beers, one for each person, makes sense. A Round of Toast is non-definable :)

    Ensign
     
  11. AlphaTech macrumors 601

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    Two rounds would also be a "double tap"... :D
     
  12. Ensign Paris thread starter macrumors 68000

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  13. Royal Pineapple macrumors 65816

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    AH HAH, it has been answered. the votes are in. 1 peice of toast constitutes a "round" ;)
     
  14. Mr. Anderson Moderator emeritus

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    a round of toast - it must be a british thing - because its not something I'm familliar with.

    Even with the *answer* - could you use 'a round of toast' in a sentence to put it into context?

    D
     
  15. AlphaTech macrumors 601

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    How about "The drunken nit's (Brit's) couldn't stop trying to define a round of toast." :D
     
  16. jelloshotsrule macrumors G3

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    true that

    there must be better things to do with the time...
     
  17. Mr. Anderson Moderator emeritus

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    actually if you think of the absurdity of the question and its relation to food, I'm thinking the drinking isn't what they were doing........;)
     

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