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Old 06-12-2014, 01:49 AM
 
Location: Crappyville,PA
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Yes, and despite the texture and smell, it wasn't bad.
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Old 06-12-2014, 05:20 AM
 
Location: Nassau County, NY
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It is a popular fruit in Singapore where my son lives. He was trying to explain to me what it tastes like and just couldn't explain it. Then he sent me this video. I understand now!

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It's a sort of powdery, pungent, fetid taste that people get used to or might even eat just because it's unique and novel. Have you ever seen Eat, Pray Love? There's a scene where Julia Roberts is walking through a marketplace in Bali, picks up a durian and her friend goes "You don't want that. Tastes like feet."
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Old 06-12-2014, 05:44 AM
 
Location: Scottsdale, AZ
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I don't have people avoiding me or refusing to sleep with me when I eat cheese.
You eat durian, not rub it all over your body, Lmao
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Old 06-12-2014, 05:48 AM
 
Location: Chapel Hill, N.C.
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You eat durian, not rub it all over your body, Lmao
You must have missed the post where the durian smell comes out of pores and the posters spouse would not sleep with them.
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Old 06-12-2014, 06:21 AM
 
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Yes, it's not bad. I actually made a fermented beverage out of it. It smells so bad however that some hotels and subways in the east forbid it.

To get it in the US is not easy, you usually have to go to an Asian market and even then it's only available frozen.
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Old 06-12-2014, 04:27 PM
 
Location: Scottsdale, AZ
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You must have missed the post where the durian smell comes out of pores and the posters spouse would not sleep with them.
I say nonsense! Lol that person probably did brush their teeth/wash their mouth or washed their hands prior to bed.

Please direct me to to some scientific study's that it comes seeping out of your skin pores?
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Old 06-12-2014, 05:02 PM
 
Location: Montreal, Quebec
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I can't imagine the first person person to eat durian.
"Yuckkk! This smells like a donkey carcass that's been rotting in the sun. I should taste it."
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Old 06-12-2014, 05:51 PM
 
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If it smells bad, I'm not eating it.
No cheese for you then?





this Durian variety doesn't smell as bad!
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Old 06-12-2014, 05:59 PM
 
Location: Chapel Hill, N.C.
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I say nonsense! Lol that person probably did brush their teeth/wash their mouth or washed their hands prior to bed.

Please direct me to to some scientific study's that it comes seeping out of your skin pores?
It's common knowledge that our bodies can smell bad from eating some things. Asparagus makes the urine stick to high heaven.

I once was talking to a Korean Ob-Gyn who told me delivery rooms in South Korea reeked of garlic because the mothers consume so much of it. I was asking him cause our new baby adopted from Korea had a horrible smell about her. I washed and changed her regularly but she still was stinky at 3 months old. he laughed and told me it will not go away till she reached about 5 or 6 months cause her birth mother's diet was most likely full of garlic for nearly every meal and had been for most of her life. He said breast milk often smells of garlic as well for many months after birth.

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Old 06-12-2014, 08:45 PM
 
Location: NE San Antonio
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The tv food personality Andrew Zimmer that travels worldwide eating odd things said it is the food he hates the most! And he eats anyting...
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