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The one thing ya don't do....

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by squirrel, Aug 6, 2010.

  1. squirrel

    squirrel Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    after handling jalapeno's is ................ say it with me...............everybody at once.......................


     But guess who did? Guess who is an idiot? Guess who is crying like a little school girl right now? Guess who is curled up in a fetal position in the corner calling for her mommy?

    I actually have a pretty amazing dinner going on that I am BLINDLY photographing to post after I get home from the emergency room. LOL, not really going and I'm doing much better, except for the being an idiot part of the whole thing. NO MORE WINE FOR ME. Okay, let's not get carried away.

    Just thought I'd share my dumb arse moment.


    The Blind Squirrel

  2. rp ribking

    rp ribking Smoking Fanatic OTBS Member

    Or your'e Ba11's!!!!!!!
  3. eman

    eman Smoking Guru Staff Member Moderator OTBS Member

    Yep i learned the HARD way to wear gloves when handeling peppers.
  4. mballi3011

    mballi3011 Epic Pitmaster OTBS Member SMF Premier Member


    Yes the whole hands in the eye trick is a pretty bad one but you have never went to the bathroom without washing your hands really good have you??? The eyes get better pretty darn fast with all the tears and things.Sorry for the pain and suffering. but all I can say is


    Last edited: Aug 6, 2010
  5. pandemonium

    pandemonium Master of the Pit

    lol i feel ur pain

  6. squirrel

    squirrel Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    Okay, first of all I am very thankful I am not a man. OMG I just cannot imagine the pain, I mean, jeezus, I want to stab myself in the head just thinking of the pain you guys would go through if you did "that". Back to the fetal position. LOL!
  7. flash

    flash Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    I wear a cheapo pair of those reading glasses as I core them out. Can't get my fingers in my eyes that way.
  8. sharonazamboni

    sharonazamboni Fire Starter

    I haven't poked my eyes after doing peppers, yet, But... 

    I was truly freaked when, wearing gloves and cleaning some, juice squirted directly into my eye. I had read extensively on this forum (hence, the gloves), and was expecting agony. 

    A few blinks. No rubbing! A little burn...But.. It wasn't bad. Probably no oils?

    Having had eye issues for many years....I can imagine how your burning eyes felt!!  I hope ya feel better!

    P.S. I had iLasik a couple years ago....Worst eye-burn ever!!!! 
  9. the dude abides

    the dude abides Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    Yes, do NOT touch your genitalia (SP).  Or try to get "frisky" with your significant other after chopping peppers.  Not a pretty scene.  I'll spare you the details.

    Hope you recover soon and the dinner comes off without a hitch
  10. wingman

    wingman Smoking Fanatic SMF Premier Member

    Ha! Been there and done that on more then one occasion. One forgets when one is in a hurry. Another thing to avoid is when mixing habanaro pepper extracts with dips etc... In my case DA Bomb "final answer" @ 1.5 million scoville units...Rinse the mixing bowl with cold water not hot. I did this with hot water and the steam will carry the particulates up in the air and its like in hailing pepper spray. It really sucks. Gets your eyes and repitory system. The only relief if a stiff couple jack & cokes!  [​IMG][​IMG]
  11. jirodriguez

    jirodriguez Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Ah... the wonders of the habanero... lol. Had a bad salsa day one day - no gloves, cut up 10 jalapeno's, 2 habanero's, onions, garlic, ect., ect. Was drinking water cause it was a warm day, after the third glass I really had to go pee (was doing the dance [​IMG]), you guessed it (!) didn't wash hands till after I was done. OOOH! the burn, and habanero lingers for a loooooong time! Then as I was cooking down the salsa a bit I got a good lung full of habanero steam, was coughing for 15 minutes straight... lol.
  12. wingman

    wingman Smoking Fanatic SMF Premier Member

    Listen to all of us! It just dawned on me... If it does this kind of damage on the exterior when our skin comes in contact with it.... WTF are we doing ingesting it? [​IMG]

    Thinking back... I starting eating hot stuff then went to hotter then hotter and now I'm using extracts @ 1.5 million scoville units. Why [​IMG]

    Because I'm no canby A$$! Theres your answer... The Male Ego!  And the male ego has burned men men down to the ground! [​IMG]
    Last edited: Aug 7, 2010
  13. squirrel

    squirrel Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    LOL! I feel so much better knowing I'm not the only douchebag in town! LOL!
  14. Bearcarver

    Bearcarver SMF Hall of Fame Pitmaster Group Lead OTBS Member


    Just don't lean front to far from that position on the ledge ! [​IMG]

  15. squirrel

    squirrel Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    Haha Bear! That was one serious climb that wonderful day. I was so tired by the time I got down off that mountain, only to realize it had just started raining and I was riding a motorcycle. Then got back to my campsite to find out a bear (hmmm, maybe you?) had trashed the place. I loved the teeth marks in the beer cans though! A buzzed bear! LOL!
  16. squirrel

    squirrel Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    Also, one final bit of wisdom concerning what not to touch after handling hot peppers.

    You can pick your friends


    You can pick your nose


    You can't pick your friends nose.

    LOL! I swear I'm not drinking at 9:00 in the morning!
  17. fourthwind

    fourthwind Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Ahhh Dude I have missed your posts my friend..  Good to see you back!

    Squirrel, dont feel bad, my wife did the same thing.. 
  18. eman

    eman Smoking Guru Staff Member Moderator OTBS Member

    I used to love the burn from some peppers. the hotter the better.

     Now i don't want to even try a jalapeno slice.

     my intestinal tract from top to bottom will give me fits for days if i eat peppers.
  19. Bearcarver

    Bearcarver SMF Hall of Fame Pitmaster Group Lead OTBS Member

    Could have been my teeth marks, but I did not trash the place!

  20. fourthwind

    fourthwind Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    LMAO  really didnt want to laugh, but the wife just did it again. Thought she washed her hands after handling aneheims from the garden, and then rubbed her eye's.