Unfortunately testicles cannot taste soy sauce

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Unfortunately testicles cannot taste soy sauce

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Re: Unfortunately testicles cannot taste soy sauce

Post by Boustrophedon » Thu Jan 23, 2020 4:34 pm

Unfortunately? Wtf?
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Re: Unfortunately testicles cannot taste soy sauce

Post by Stephanie » Thu Jan 23, 2020 4:44 pm

damn plodder, there goes one of my research strands
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Re: Unfortunately testicles cannot taste soy sauce

Post by El Pollo Diablo » Thu Jan 23, 2020 4:48 pm

Boustrophedon wrote:
Thu Jan 23, 2020 4:34 pm
Unfortunately? Wtf?
Oh come on, if you could you would. We all would.
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Re: Unfortunately testicles cannot taste soy sauce

Post by plodder » Thu Jan 23, 2020 5:24 pm

What's crazy is that testicles do have taste receptors, and that the taste receptors play an active role in fertility and sperm production.

Which explains why soy sauce is salty.

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Re: Unfortunately testicles cannot taste soy sauce

Post by Gfamily » Thu Jan 23, 2020 5:33 pm

Is it necessary to unwrap them first?
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Re: Unfortunately testicles cannot taste soy sauce

Post by JQH » Fri Jan 24, 2020 11:10 am

I won't ask what search terms led to that article.
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Re: Unfortunately testicles cannot taste soy sauce

Post by Stephanie » Fri Jan 24, 2020 12:26 pm

JQH wrote:
Fri Jan 24, 2020 11:10 am
I won't ask what search terms led to that article.
it was trending on twitter the other day, so no search needed.
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Re: Unfortunately testicles cannot taste soy sauce

Post by sideshowjim » Thu Feb 27, 2020 10:33 pm

I think any man who has used a certain brand of extremely minty shower gel can confirm the strange sensations you can get down there from it. Although I wouldn't call it taste...

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Re: Unfortunately testicles cannot taste soy sauce

Post by dyqik » Fri Feb 28, 2020 12:32 am

sideshowjim wrote:
Thu Feb 27, 2020 10:33 pm
I think any man who has used a certain brand of extremely minty shower gel can confirm the strange sensations you can get down there from it. Although I wouldn't call it taste...
I think that might be more the tea tree oil than the mint, mind.

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Re: Unfortunately testicles cannot taste soy sauce

Post by Martin_B » Fri Feb 28, 2020 2:50 am

dyqik wrote:
Fri Feb 28, 2020 12:32 am
sideshowjim wrote:
Thu Feb 27, 2020 10:33 pm
I think any man who has used a certain brand of extremely minty shower gel can confirm the strange sensations you can get down there from it. Although I wouldn't call it taste...
I think that might be more the tea tree oil than the mint, mind.
You should also practice good hygiene after handling chillies. Wash hands thoroughly before having a pee and touching pretty much any skin down there.
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Re: Unfortunately testicles cannot taste soy sauce

Post by secret squirrel » Fri Feb 28, 2020 7:13 am

Martin_B wrote:
Fri Feb 28, 2020 2:50 am
dyqik wrote:
Fri Feb 28, 2020 12:32 am
sideshowjim wrote:
Thu Feb 27, 2020 10:33 pm
I think any man who has used a certain brand of extremely minty shower gel can confirm the strange sensations you can get down there from it. Although I wouldn't call it taste...
I think that might be more the tea tree oil than the mint, mind.
You should also practice good hygiene after handling chillies. Wash hands thoroughly before having a pee and touching pretty much any skin down there.
Or putting in contact lenses, as I discovered recently.

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Re: Unfortunately testicles cannot taste soy sauce

Post by snoozeofreason » Fri Feb 28, 2020 8:21 am

Stephanie wrote:
Thu Jan 23, 2020 4:44 pm
damn plodder, there goes one of my research strands
And my up-and-coming Shoreditch gastropub.
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Re: Unfortunately testicles cannot taste soy sauce

Post by shpalman » Fri Feb 28, 2020 8:31 am

snoozeofreason wrote:
Fri Feb 28, 2020 8:21 am
Stephanie wrote:
Thu Jan 23, 2020 4:44 pm
damn plodder, there goes one of my research strands
And my up-and-coming Shoreditch gastropub.
I was looking forward to seeing that on the We Want Plates twitter.
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Re: Unfortunately testicles cannot taste soy sauce

Post by bjn » Fri Feb 28, 2020 9:11 am

Martin_B wrote:
Fri Feb 28, 2020 2:50 am
dyqik wrote:
Fri Feb 28, 2020 12:32 am
sideshowjim wrote:
Thu Feb 27, 2020 10:33 pm
I think any man who has used a certain brand of extremely minty shower gel can confirm the strange sensations you can get down there from it. Although I wouldn't call it taste...
I think that might be more the tea tree oil than the mint, mind.
You should also practice good hygiene after handling chillies. Wash hands thoroughly before having a pee and touching pretty much any skin down there.
Capsicum is pretty damned persistent on my skin. I’ve washed my hands thoroughly after slicing them, and still suffered mightily when going for a pee quite a while later.

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Re: Unfortunately testicles cannot taste soy sauce

Post by Gentleman Jim » Fri Feb 28, 2020 11:48 am

Don't spray Ralgex on a thigh muscle strain, then go to bed without tight underpants :shock:
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Re: Unfortunately testicles cannot taste soy sauce

Post by Martin Y » Fri Feb 28, 2020 12:12 pm

Gentleman Jim wrote:
Fri Feb 28, 2020 11:48 am
Don't spray Ralgex on a thigh muscle strain, then go to bed without tight underpants :shock:
You might have wondered whether athlete's foot spray could deal with a similarly infuriating itch elsewhere than between ones toes. Since that's what's in the bathroom cabinet, you might even be tempted to try it. Yes, it turns out it does work, but you might make a mental note that next time you'll just pour petrol over the whole area and set yourself on fire, just to see if it hurts any less.
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Re: Unfortunately testicles cannot taste soy sauce

Post by Martin Y » Fri Feb 28, 2020 12:17 pm

bjn wrote:
Fri Feb 28, 2020 9:11 am
Capsicum is pretty damned persistent on my skin. I’ve washed my hands thoroughly after slicing them, and still suffered mightily when going for a pee quite a while later.
It's also worth noting that eating chillis and later licking sensitive parts of other people also has consequences.

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Re: Unfortunately testicles cannot taste soy sauce

Post by OneOffDave » Fri Feb 28, 2020 12:25 pm

Toothpaste applied to the parts has a similar effect

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Re: Unfortunately testicles cannot taste soy sauce

Post by Bird on a Fire » Fri Feb 28, 2020 2:58 pm

bjn wrote:
Fri Feb 28, 2020 9:11 am
Martin_B wrote:
Fri Feb 28, 2020 2:50 am
dyqik wrote:
Fri Feb 28, 2020 12:32 am


I think that might be more the tea tree oil than the mint, mind.
You should also practice good hygiene after handling chillies. Wash hands thoroughly before having a pee and touching pretty much any skin down there.
Capsicum is pretty damned persistent on my skin. I’ve washed my hands thoroughly after slicing them, and still suffered mightily when going for a pee quite a while later.
I got blisters on Christmas Eve from secondary contact with a California Reaper. It was incredibly horrible - but I couldn't taste a thing!

I've also heard about semen ending up with a spicy flavour after eating a lot of curry, but I'm not sure if it's an urban myth. Not prima facie implausible though, as allergens can be transferred in seminal fluid.
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Re: Unfortunately testicles cannot taste soy sauce

Post by Aitch » Fri Feb 28, 2020 4:04 pm

Bird on a Fire wrote:
Fri Feb 28, 2020 2:58 pm
...
I've also heard about semen ending up with a spicy flavour after eating a lot of curry, but I'm not sure if it's an urban myth. Not prima facie implausible though, as allergens can be transferred in seminal fluid.
A former girlfriend told me this was so.

Fortunately, she liked curry...
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Re: Unfortunately testicles cannot taste soy sauce

Post by shpalman » Fri Feb 28, 2020 5:05 pm

Bird on a Fire wrote:
Fri Feb 28, 2020 2:58 pm
I've also heard about semen ending up with a spicy flavour after eating a lot of curry, but I'm not sure if it's an urban myth. Not prima facie implausible though, as allergens can be transferred in seminal fluid.
If I eat curry my sweat smells of cumin. Can't figure out how to rearrange the syllables for the joke.

More seriously to get capsicum off your hands it may work to apply some sort of oily moisturiser and then scrub it off again with soap and water after a minute or two.
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Re: Unfortunately testicles cannot taste soy sauce

Post by Bird on a Fire » Fri Feb 28, 2020 5:09 pm

shpalman wrote:
Fri Feb 28, 2020 5:05 pm
Bird on a Fire wrote:
Fri Feb 28, 2020 2:58 pm
I've also heard about semen ending up with a spicy flavour after eating a lot of curry, but I'm not sure if it's an urban myth. Not prima facie implausible though, as allergens can be transferred in seminal fluid.
If I eat curry my sweat smells of cumin. Can't figure out how to rearrange the syllables for the joke.

More seriously to get capsicum off your hands it may work to apply some sort of oily moisturiser and then scrub it off again with soap and water after a minute or two.
Good tip, oil-wise.

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Re: Unfortunately testicles cannot taste soy sauce

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Spoiler:
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Re: Unfortunately testicles cannot taste soy sauce

Post by Martin_B » Fri Feb 28, 2020 8:50 pm

bjn wrote:
Fri Feb 28, 2020 9:11 am
Capsicum is pretty damned persistent on my skin. I’ve washed my hands thoroughly after slicing them, and still suffered mightily when going for a pee quite a while later.
shpalman wrote:
Fri Feb 28, 2020 5:05 pm
More seriously to get capsicum off your hands it may work to apply some sort of oily moisturiser and then scrub it off again with soap and water after a minute or two.
Shpalman is right. Capsaicin is lipophillic (dissolves in fats, oil, etc, rather than polar solvents like water). Milk works, but only really the full-fat milk. Dipping the tips of your fingers in a small bowl of olive oil seems to work for me, although it may be that it worked one time and all the other times have been unnecessary!
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