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3 hours ago, Otis said:

I believe they're acceptable, according to The Potato Hack.  I'm trying not to use up all the exciting options just yet and, in any event, they don't have quite the health benefits of plain old white (or yellow, or red, or blue) potatoes.  

:lmao: :lmao: :lmao::lmao: :lmao: :lmao::lmao:

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16 minutes ago, NutterButter said:

You need to buy the bag of gourmet potatoes from costco.  Don't deprive yourself the good stuff.

These are awesome. 

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Made sweet potato wedge fries this morning.

Taste good, didn't come out as crisp as the regular potatoes.  Think I boiled em too long.  Oh well, like I said.. taste great with nothing but a tiny bit of salt over them while baking. :thumbup:

Also - this is too easy.

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so for those in the know, sweet potatoes just as good or even better than non-sweet?   I'm going to incorporate some potatoes after perusing this discussion.

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4 minutes ago, NutterButter said:

so for those in the know, sweet potatoes just as good or even better than non-sweet?

 

They're fine if you're just going a few days. If you plan to do this for a month straight, I wouldn't use sweet potatoes exclusively. (A mix of 80% white to 20% sweet should be okay.) Sweet potatoes are lacking in certain nutrients (including protein), so they're not as good an option for very long hacks.

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2 minutes ago, NutterButter said:

so for those in the know, sweet potatoes just as good or even better than non-sweet?   I'm going to incorporate some potatoes after perusing this discussion.

Apparently not as good, but still good on the "for you" scale.

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4 hours ago, Otis said:

A girl once tried to put a finger in my butt in college. I resisted. Still a virgin. 

 

Oh you're talking about potatoes. 

did she have her hands on your shoulders too?

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2 hours ago, NutterButter said:

so what's on the menu today?

2 red potatoes, microwaved 4 mins,  de-skinned and cut into quarters, sprinkle little salt and pepper and just eat. they taste reasonably sweet.   i'm full enough.   that was breakfas at 9AM.    i had white potatoes last night,  i prefer the flavor of the reds, and the texture is more solid.    just did the mirror test this morning I think i lost a pound or two in one day.

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40 minutes ago, Maurile Tremblay said:

They're fine if you're just going a few days. If you plan to do this for a month straight, I wouldn't use sweet potatoes exclusively. (A mix of 80% white to 20% sweet should be okay.) Sweet potatoes are lacking in certain nutrients (including protein), so they're not as good an option for very long hacks.

 

i can't imagine doing this for more than a week.   a month seems excessive and potentially unhealthy.      I guess i could see 3-4 days on,   3-4 days off kind of rotation to keep your weight progressively dropping

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Pretty sure im doing this wrong. I thought you could eat as many potatoes as you want. But at close to 300 calories, eating 5 puts me at 1500. I typically eat that during normal weight loss periods. 

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The Otis List of Diet Excuses

  1. My in-laws are in town this week.
  2. I'm traveling for work.
  3. It's my (wife's birthday, anniversary, Mother's Day, etc)
  4. I'm drinking red wine and gorging myself on mexican food and I don't care.  It's DELICIOUS!

Just pre-loading them so you can cut and paste from the list next week, pal.  #stayfat #poatatodiet2016

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1 minute ago, AcerFC said:

Pretty sure im doing this wrong. I thought you could eat as many potatoes as you want. But at close to 300 calories, eating 5 puts me at 1500. I typically eat that during normal weight loss periods. 

That right there may be your problem. Try getting them into your body through another avenue.  Massive caloric savings.

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56 minutes ago, AcerFC said:

Pretty sure im doing this wrong. I thought you could eat as many potatoes as you want. But at close to 300 calories, eating 5 puts me at 1500. I typically eat that during normal weight loss periods. 

Trust the process and eat as many potatoes as you want. (Your average russet potato has around 170 calories.)

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58 minutes ago, AcerFC said:

Pretty sure im doing this wrong. I thought you could eat as many potatoes as you want. But at close to 300 calories, eating 5 puts me at 1500. I typically eat that during normal weight loss periods. 

What kind of potato has 300 calories?

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Boss took me for lobster today, fantastic lunch... The lobster prob didn't crush my diet for the day, but the scotch didn't help.

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3 hours ago, AAABatteries said:

Chuck looks like SNL Pat's sibling

That's what happens when you go vegan.

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7 minutes ago, matuski said:

What kind of potato has 300 calories?

Covered in cheese, bacon, and sour cream.

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8 minutes ago, matuski said:

What kind of potato has 300 calories?

According to the lose it app, a large potato

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1 minute ago, AcerFC said:

According to the lose it app, a large potato

Putting butter on it or something?

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1 hour ago, AcerFC said:

Pretty sure im doing this wrong. I thought you could eat as many potatoes as you want. But at close to 300 calories, eating 5 puts me at 1500. I typically eat that during normal weight loss periods. 

This isn't something to worry about. 

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I have a bag of potatoes beside me (I mentioned this to my wife and she's in to try with me).

according to the nutrition facts on it, one medium potato with skin = 110g serving = 80 calories.

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23 minutes ago, Maurile Tremblay said:

Trust the process and eat as many potatoes as you want. (Your average russet potato has around 170 calories.)

Thanks.  Looked at my WW App.  Medium Russet - 168 calories, Large Russet - 290 calories

1 pound of russets - 359 calories , 5 pounds of russets - 1,793 calories

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Now that said, there seem to be about 22 potatoes in this 4.54 KG bag, so average potato is probably actually 220g = 160 Cals which is right in line with Maurile's number.

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I know I'm way behind here but is Otis still doing fade diets without working and wondering why he's still fat?

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3 minutes ago, Arizona Ron said:

I know I'm way behind here but is Otis still doing fade diets without working and wondering why he's still fat?

He is interested in losing 30 pounds while eating nachos and drinking IPA's.

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1 hour ago, Deepster said:

The Otis List of Diet Excuses

  1. My in-laws are in town this week.
  2. I'm traveling for work.
  3. It's my (wife's birthday, anniversary, Mother's Day, etc)
  4. I'm drinking red wine and gorging myself on mexican food and I don't care.  It's DELICIOUS!

Just pre-loading them so you can cut and paste from the list next week, pal.  #stayfat #poatatodiet2016

Thanks good buddy :thumbup:

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1 minute ago, matuski said:

I never noticed how many Otis haters there were around here. :lmao:

This is his 4th? diet thread in 1.5 years... He knows what he is asking for when he starts it. 

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2 hours ago, Maurile Tremblay said:

They're fine if you're just going a few days. If you plan to do this for a month straight, I wouldn't use sweet potatoes exclusively. (A mix of 80% white to 20% sweet should be okay.) Sweet potatoes are lacking in certain nutrients (including protein), so they're not as good an option for very long hacks.

Maurile,

Are you doing this/have you done it in the past?

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Just now, fantasycurse42 said:

This is his 4th? diet thread in 1.5 years... He knows what he is asking for when he starts it. 

I am aware.. but you guys seem a little overly invested.

As I mentioned elsewhere... the Otis stalker crowd seems to be rivaling tim's.

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Just now, matuski said:

I am aware.. but you guys seem a little overly invested.

As I mentioned elsewhere... the Otis stalker crowd seems to be rivaling tim's.

Same as aught six imo.  

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3 minutes ago, fantasycurse42 said:

He is interested in losing 30 pounds while eating nachos and drinking IPA's.

Post up the diet, I'll try that one next.

 

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4 minutes ago, matuski said:

I never noticed how many Otis haters there were around here. :lmao:

Like moths to a flame.

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2 minutes ago, matuski said:

I am aware.. but you guys seem a little overly invested.

As I mentioned elsewhere... the Otis stalker crowd seems to be rivaling tim's.

As I mentioned 30 seconds ago, Otis knows and probably enjoys the responses that are inevitably coming when he posts about his newest fad diet. 

He refuses to just slightly modify eating habits and exercise... It is entertaining, good shtick, but highly ridiculous. It's a :tfp: that I can't look away from.

 

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For 5-6 years in a row now my weight is on a 20-25 lb (225-250) roller coaster - bottoming out in the summer and topping out in January.  I am guilty of using all kinds of strategies myself.  If it gets me to beach shape by next month (anywhere below 230)... I'll eat potatoes.

If I can ever manage to stop failing through the holidays, I won't have to make these efforts.... till then -  Go Hashbrowns!

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4 minutes ago, fantasycurse42 said:

As I mentioned 30 seconds ago, Otis knows and probably enjoys the responses that are inevitably coming when he posts about his newest fad diet. 

He refuses to just slightly modify eating habits and exercise... It is entertaining, good shtick, but highly ridiculous. It's a :tfp: that I can't look away from.

 

You're just jealous of my pound-shredding ability.  Can't wait to hit that scale tomorrow.  This is the easiest diet ever invented in the history of the universe. 

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I'm excited for Otis to eat a cheeseburger and gain 9 pounds from it.

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I don't really understand you fat guys and your obsession with all these foods and drinks. :shrug:

 

:potatosnob: :coffee: 

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10 minutes ago, Otis said:

Maurile,

Are you doing this/have you done it in the past?

I've done it, but generally just for 1-2 days at a time. I'm undecided on whether to join you guys in the near future for a longer run. (It wouldn't be for at least another week, though. I've got perishable food to eat before then that I don't want to throw away.)

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I'm still anxiously awaiting a photo of like 300 potatoes you have stashed in your garage.

Would've been great shtick to have your desk surrounded by potatoes when you uploaded your Shuke fan club photo from this weekend while eating the bowl of potatoes. 

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2 minutes ago, Maurile Tremblay said:

I've done it, but generally just for 1-2 days at a time. I'm undecided on whether to join you guys in the near future for a longer run. (It wouldn't be for at least another week, though. I've got perishable food to eat before then that I don't want to throw away.)

Would be great to have you on board.  I think you should join us.  This is a no-brainer.  

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3 minutes ago, Maurile Tremblay said:

I've done it, but generally just for 1-2 days at a time. I'm undecided on whether to join you guys in the near future for a longer run. (It wouldn't be for at least another week, though. I've got perishable food to eat before then that I don't want to throw away.)

Yeah, I just picked up a ton of stuff last night, so I'm thinking about delaying my trial a few days.

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I wanted to offer Otis some opportunities to avoid the pitfalls inherent in an effort such as this.  One of the biggest is maintaining over vacations.  I thought I'd look, therefore, into potato-centric vacations, you know, somewhere where the potato is so celebrated that it will dominate the local cuisine.  Sadly Google is not as powerful as I had hoped.  I did, however, learn of Potatopia.  it is going to be the next big craze in franchise eateries, or so they say.

 

Otis, there's a franchise near you.

 

Now granted, they do have some dishes that might not technically qualify for your diet, but they are dedicated to the potato.

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1 hour ago, Arizona Ron said:

I know I'm way behind here but is Otis still doing fade diets without working and wondering why he's still fat?

I'm with you - I hate schtick threads.

Have you had your semen smeared on any other men recently?

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