when is a banana perfectly ready to eat?

well?

completely green (gross)
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pretty green, a little yellow
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equally green and yellow
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2%
mostly yellow, some green
13
25%
completely yellow, zero brown
15
28%
yellow, a few small brown spots
17
32%
yellow, decent number of brown spots
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11%
yellow, many brown spots
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2%
mostly brown (gross)
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when is a banana perfectly ready to eat?

Postby treebird » Wed Sep 09, 2015 6:01 pm

hot topic within my crew of late, everyone vote truthfully

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Re: when is a banana perfectly ready to eat?

Postby Sammy Sofa » Wed Sep 09, 2015 6:05 pm

On it's own? Yellow with a few brown spots. In cereal? The same, or with a fee more brown spots. Using in a smoothie or making something like banana bread or pancakes? Mostly brown and a super mushy banana.

Any green whatsoever is unacceptable. Ugh.
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Re: when is a banana perfectly ready to eat?

Postby David » Wed Sep 09, 2015 6:29 pm

yellow with a few small brown spots
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Re: when is a banana perfectly ready to eat?

Postby Andy » Wed Sep 09, 2015 6:43 pm

As soon as it's reasonably soft

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Re: when is a banana perfectly ready to eat?

Postby MWV » Wed Sep 09, 2015 7:02 pm

I prefer the starchy, astringent character of a half-green banana. I realize this makes me an irredeemable monster.

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Re: when is a banana perfectly ready to eat?

Postby Geech » Wed Sep 09, 2015 8:40 pm

It should have a decent number of brown spots. That's the right zone.
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Re: when is a banana perfectly ready to eat?

Postby Cubswin11 » Wed Sep 09, 2015 8:47 pm

The only time it's okay to eat a banana with any green on it is if you are stuck on a deserted island and it's your only food source
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Re: when is a banana perfectly ready to eat?

Postby treebird » Wed Sep 09, 2015 10:38 pm

before yesterday, i had no idea anyone thought it was good to eat bananas without brown spots. this is so weird to me.

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Re: when is a banana perfectly ready to eat?

Postby Derwood » Thu Sep 10, 2015 4:45 am

I can't say I put that much thought into it

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Re: when is a banana perfectly ready to eat?

Postby Sammy Sofa » Thu Sep 10, 2015 8:06 am

Derwood is just cramming food into his mouth.
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Re: when is a banana perfectly ready to eat?

Postby Ding Dong Johnson » Thu Sep 10, 2015 8:44 am

NO BROWN!
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Re: when is a banana perfectly ready to eat?

Postby jersey cubs fan » Thu Sep 10, 2015 8:45 am

bananas are awesome as soon as the green is almost all gone all the way to the point when there's a few brown spots.


Banana bread is also awesome but anything banana flavored sucks balls.
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Re: when is a banana perfectly ready to eat?

Postby SouthSideRyan » Thu Sep 10, 2015 9:16 am

Banana Runts and Laffy Taffys should be shot into the sun
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Re: when is a banana perfectly ready to eat?

Postby Ding Dong Johnson » Thu Sep 10, 2015 9:17 am

Y'all are crazy. Banana Laffy Taffy is the best.
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Re: when is a banana perfectly ready to eat?

Postby Banedon » Thu Sep 10, 2015 9:24 am

Bob Sanders wrote:NO BROWN!


I'm with Bob, brown means it's good for banana bread, and that's about it.

Yellow with some green plz.

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Re: when is a banana perfectly ready to eat?

Postby Banedon » Thu Sep 10, 2015 9:26 am

Oh, and banana laffy taffy's and banana runts are awesome. Had a friend that hates banana laffy taffy's give me a whole bag of them that him and his gf wouldn't eat. It was the best day.

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Re: when is a banana perfectly ready to eat?

Postby SouthSideRyan » Thu Sep 10, 2015 9:36 am

Banedon wrote:Oh, and banana laffy taffy's and banana runts are awesome. Had a friend that hates banana laffy taffy's give me a whole bag of them that him and his gf wouldn't eat. It was the best day.


I throw them in the garbage, and would do it in front of you.
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Re: when is a banana perfectly ready to eat?

Postby David » Thu Sep 10, 2015 10:54 am

i can take or leave banana flavored candy
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Re: when is a banana perfectly ready to eat?

Postby weis21 » Thu Sep 10, 2015 10:56 am

Bob Sanders wrote:Y'all are crazy. Banana Laffy Taffy is the best.

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Re: when is a banana perfectly ready to eat?

Postby mul21 » Thu Sep 10, 2015 11:00 am

Banedon wrote:
Bob Sanders wrote:NO BROWN!


I'm with Bob, brown means it's good for banana bread, and that's about it.

Yellow with some green plz.


Agreed. For me it's totally a texture thing. They get mealy once they get too ripe and are good for nothing but smoothies and banana bread.
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Re: when is a banana perfectly ready to eat?

Postby weis21 » Thu Sep 10, 2015 11:00 am

SouthSideRyan wrote:
Banedon wrote:Oh, and banana laffy taffy's and banana runts are awesome. Had a friend that hates banana laffy taffy's give me a whole bag of them that him and his gf wouldn't eat. It was the best day.


I throw them in the garbage, and would do it in front of you.

at work sometimes my boss will get candy during the super busy times. i guess it's because we haven't gotten a real raise in 5 years or something. anyway, she got laffy taffy one time and everyone in the office except for myself and one other girl ate completely around the banana until there were only banana left. it is safe to say i was shocked.

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Re: when is a banana perfectly ready to eat?

Postby sneakypower » Thu Sep 10, 2015 11:09 am

all of the above.

SouthSideRyan wrote:Banana Runts and Laffy Taffys should be shot into the sun

i need there to be runts: oops all bananas

aren't circus peanuts banana flavored, too? looks like i need to make a quick shopping trip now
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Re: when is a banana perfectly ready to eat?

Postby weis21 » Thu Sep 10, 2015 11:18 am

i feel like circus peanuts are just circus-peanut-flavored

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Re: when is a banana perfectly ready to eat?

Postby WrigleyField 22 » Thu Sep 10, 2015 11:25 am

mul21 wrote:
Banedon wrote:
Bob Sanders wrote:NO BROWN!


I'm with Bob, brown means it's good for banana bread, and that's about it.

Yellow with some green plz.


Agreed. For me it's totally a texture thing. They get mealy once they get too ripe and are good for nothing but smoothies and banana bread.

Mealy and flavorful > firm, filmy texture of flavorless unripe banana
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Re: when is a banana perfectly ready to eat?

Postby SouthSideRyan » Thu Sep 10, 2015 11:34 am

weis21 wrote:i feel like circus peanuts are just circus-peanut-flavored


I feel like circus peanuts are diarrhea flavored.
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