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What does it mean when an egg floats?

Discussion in 'Women's Fellowship Forum' started by TaterTot, Oct 24, 2007.

  1. TaterTot

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    I was boiling some eggs and they all sank to the bottom except one. Any ideas?
     
  2. Scarlett O.

    Scarlett O. Well-Known Member

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    Don't fresh eggs sink and old eggs float??

    Or is it the other way around?
     
  3. Gwen

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  4. TaterTot

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    oops. Oh well.

    THanks yall. THat was freaking me out lol
     
  5. Alcott

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    It means the egg has less density than the water in which it is placed.
     
  6. donnA

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    yes but is it usable or not is what shes asking.
     
  7. TaterTot

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    aint nobody gotten sick yet
     
  8. mcdirector

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    cooking it usually takes care of what's ailin' it ;)
     
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    I would venture to guess the chick inside is trying to escape certain doom.
     
  10. mcdirector

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    Well, that's just gross . . .
     
  11. rbell

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    Well, y'know...if you drop an egg in boiling water, its reflexes are so good that it pops right out. But if you sit it in room temperature water, and sloooowly turn it up, then....


    ....oh wait, never mind, that's a frog.


    Maybe you were using frog eggs?
     
  12. mcdirector

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    Did you know, if you let the pan dry out of water the egg will pop all over the kitchen and then it no longer matters if it floated or NOT?
     
  13. rbell

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    Watch 'em microwave eggs & other stuff HERE
     
  14. TaterTot

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    wow, yall are almost as deep as my 7th graders :rolleyes:
     
  15. rbell

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    That is offensive and ridiculous. Take it back. :mad:




    I am nowhere as deep as your 7th graders. :D
     
  16. Hopeful

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    I get to learn about and see the coolest stuff through you guys!
    :thumbs:
     
  17. Hopeful

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    Why do I have the impression you may know what you're talking about here from personal experience???
    :laugh:
     
  18. I Am Blessed 24

    I Am Blessed 24 Active Member

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    Yes, I did know that. I had to throw the pan away because I couldn't get some of the shells off of the bottom!

    I'm sure glad I'm not the one who had to clean that microwave after they nuked eggs!
     
  19. NaasPreacher (C4K)

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    And sometimes the remains disappear completely :).
     
  20. donnA

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    Been there, done that.
     
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