• chips were invented after a chef lost his
temper with a customer who kept asking for his
potatoes to be more fried and thinner.
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    • The dude was asking for potato chips and didnt even know it
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    • So this picky rich dude went into a restaurant that had a head chef with a big temper. Rich guy ordered scalloped potatoes or sum shit, chef made them, rich guy sent them back saying "undercooked and too thick" chef made em thinner and cooked them longer. Repeat x2. Finally chef said fuck it, made
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    • Learned this from stupid standardized tests.
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    • Those look so much better than normal potato chips... I want them
      Atapt 15 jan
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    • That was a time traveller who was really craving some potato chips.
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    • That's actually a myth. A simple Google search can tell you that
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    • It's true I was the penis!
      Jellyleg 15 jan
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    • Nah potato chips were invented when your momma was born because shes fat as hell my nigga
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    • But this is wrong... there are Irish cookbooks from the 1820s that show how to make chips... I did a project on the Irish potato famine in the 1840s
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    • Thank God for annoying people
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    • And the chef was black. #BlackHistory
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    • Standardized Test Gang learning bout George Crum every year where y’all at
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    • Black people were invented whenever 13% of the dark skin populations started commiting over 60% of violent crime
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    • Hey that's my Hometown!! Saratoga Springs NY
      TJ_Dardis 16 jan
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    • Learned this from back of a bag of chips in jail lol
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    • So who gets the credit for it? I say it should be the customer.
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    • Ah, so customers are always assholes.
      HappyHulk 15 jan
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    • Anyone else take the GRADE tests or did my school make that shit up
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    • Wrong
      Hiemskr 15 jan
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    • Alright story time. I know the full story
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    • No they werent
      myfatnutz 15 jan
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    • Spite is an excellent motivator
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    • Y'all tryna get some sausage?
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    • Do they think no one took MCAS? LIKE come on every time itook the Massachusetts State testing this was a story
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    • content not available more
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    • Omg yes I learned this from a paper in 5th grade!! I still remember, Mrs F!!
      cpopp29 17 jan
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    • Chef: *Purposefully ruins potatos* Customer: This is some serious gourmet shit
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    • You could say that all that steam went into the bag
      juke119 15 jan
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    • I remember learning about this in school, it was before the Civil Rights Movement so the customers were commonly racist and demanded more from black waiters/cooks
      Toast_E 15 jan
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    • TRUMP 2020
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    • That customer was a time traveler from a universe without potato chips
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    • Lol he was like u know what imma give that fucker the thinnest sliced potatoes and I’m gonna over cook them in the fryer lmao
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    • So he stole the idea from a customer that had clearly already done this?
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    • Then technically didn’t the person ordering them invent them?
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    • Nope not true. They predate this. Look it up.
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    • The customer loved them btw, and asked for more
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    • This story isn't true, this has been disproven
      Generiq 18 jan
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    • It’s was actually accidentally made from a woman who accidentally cut them too thin without really noticing too much and ended up making chips from them
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    • Actually potato chips were invented in an 1817 cookbook, 7 years before George Crum was born.
      Adapxys 18 jan
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    • His name was George Crum
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    • They were made before this incident many times, but the chef was the one who made them popular
      FeIla 18 jan
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    • I’ve read the book like most people have
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    • Looks like we found the CEO of Potato Chips boys
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    • They were made in Saratoga ny
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    • That was a time traveler
      Acetheaxo 17 jan
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    • No they weren't
      sparcism 17 jan
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    • It's true. The Saratoga chip!
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    • Fried potatoes cooked soft but look like chips are the best form of Potato imo
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    • The original prorevenge
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    • So they guy asking for them really invented them, not the other way around
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    • So who invented them, the chef or the customer?
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    • The first time in history that a customer was right
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    • Just a time traveler that got stuck in the past because he obviously ran out of fuel and just really missed chips.
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    • That man was from the future
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    • There is a cook book with this recipe older than when the legend of this story began.
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    • This story has never once left my mind
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    • Costumer from the future
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    • Time traveler just wanted some damn chips bro
      Ttech 17 jan
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    • Yo those thick ass potatoe chips look fucking delish
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    • every one fucking knows this
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    • Yeah I heard that years ago, at that time in history it was super bad to eat anything with your hands so the chef to fuck with him made chips which you can't eat with your hands and the guy just didn't give a fuck
      earth39 17 jan
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    • Who else know about this because of Nickelodeon?
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    • Cute anecdote, but false
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    • Not true
      Zwt256 17 jan
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    • I’m guessing the chef made millions and the customer is still complaining that it isn’t thin enough
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    • So the customer is always right?
      tystik 16 jan
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    • Weren’t they invented by a guy who wanted to give his daughter a snack or something
      ZukoRyder 16 jan
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    • That’s a fucking lie, Crumb didn’t invent chips and this story is fabricated. He stole the idea from the chick that actually made them first
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    • Common misconception there was a cook book with a recipe similar to potato chips published five years before this supposed story took place.
      jjai 16 jan
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    • nigga was asking for potatoes chips the whole time-the customer invented them basically
      jaeare 16 jan
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    • Proof that these are chips and not French fries you damn brits
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    • Pretty cool fun fact wow I feel educated and not dumb haha funny laugh crackhead
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    • Jonathan Frito was the prick, and Martin Lay was the chef, pretty crazy stuff
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    • So... The customer is always right?
      FatCavill 16 jan
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    • Memes in this format have a 106% chance of being fake
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    • And the chef cut up the customer
      BreadPool 16 jan
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    • It was really made by a leprechaun who now own a chips factory and his grandson lost their luck.
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    • Be honest, who didn’t know this
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    • And they were invented in New York City :)
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    • Dude was from the future
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    • That's just a blatant lie
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    • So basically, a Karen caused potato chips?
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    • Not only that but the customer might have been Cornelius Vanderbilt.
      Guoh 16 jan
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    • This article has followed me from elementary school assessment tests, to high school, and now here. The man who accidentally created the potato chip is inevitable
      BoubaBouy 16 jan
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    • Lies..the factory cut the chip too small.. learned that shit on luck of the Irish
      Snide 16 jan
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    • This is fake every time someone brings it up please stop
      TechNeko 16 jan
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    • First meal to be made with hate not love
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    • Potato chips have been around since Europeans got a hold of them. This story ain't shit
      MarsRust 16 jan
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    • Chad time traveler making sure we all get potato chips.
      aktrouy 16 jan
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    • Not according to "the luck of the Irish"... Fuck I'm old
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    • Riiiiiight
      SmoshFu_ 16 jan
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    • I actually saw an episode of some show where it was how things came to be or something and learned about that
      dekulink 16 jan
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    • You ain't gotta lie Criag
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    • I learned this from those random fact deals Nickelodeon used to put on like 23 years ago.
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    • Malicious compliance
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    • That was me . I accidentally time traveled one time.Only thing I ever accomplished and it was all just a misunderstanding
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    • so the dude asking for it invented it, the chef just materialized the idea
      yabois 16 jan
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