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Are These Pre-Peeled Bananas the Stupidest Grocery Store Move Ever?

Creamy 2012/09/21 19:00:00
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I didn't think it was possible to be this stupid... but apparently, a grocery store in Germany went there. The store peeled some bananas and then wrapped them up in plastic wrapping. WHY?!?! The banana peel is nature's way of providing your fruit with protection. Le sigh.

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  • MyDaydream90 2012/09/22 00:54:45
    No, I think it's brilliant. I hate peeling bananas!
    MyDaydream90
    +13
    I'm not that lazy and I wouldn't buy these; however, they did that so that they could sell the bananas that had already begun to turn brown on the outside. That's why some of them have the ends cut off too; they had probably turned brown there as well. It's a way to maximize profits and minimize waste. I suppose people would buy them to use in Smoothies or recipes.

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  • Dave The Canuck 2012/10/23 06:19:41
    Yeah, that's pretty darn stupid.
    Dave The Canuck
    C'mon, is peeling bananas THAT hard?!
  • Not-A-RINO 2012/09/26 03:32:22
    Yeah, that's pretty darn stupid.
    Not-A-RINO
    +1
    It certainly doesn't sound too "a-peeling" to me.
  • Cammi 2012/09/25 22:57:11
    No, I think it's brilliant. I hate peeling bananas!
    Cammi
    +1
    Omg wear can i get those??
  • mckayla 2012/09/25 22:13:17
    Yeah, that's pretty darn stupid.
    mckayla
    +1
    Wasting plastic on bananas -.- That picture looked so dirty O_O banana boner o.o
  • AbDoU 2012/09/25 21:05:46
    Yeah, that's pretty darn stupid.
    AbDoU
    +1
    Yes of course :D
  • ChiTownGirl 2012/09/25 20:14:20
    Yeah, that's pretty darn stupid.
    ChiTownGirl
    I wouldn't buy these pre-peeled bananas, but if they're trying to prove they are still good because the skins were all spotty and old-looking, more power to them to make a sale as they are still edible...
  • Steve 2012/09/25 19:44:12
    Yeah, that's pretty darn stupid.
    Steve
    You go from a natural container which goes back to nature if it is tossed on the ground to plastic that is going to end up in landfills. There is convenience for you. How hard is it to peal a banana?
  • Quazimoto 2012/09/25 17:40:30
    FACEPALM!!!!!!!!
    Quazimoto
    Are people in this society really getting that lazy?
  • useyour... Quazimoto 2014/04/14 14:44:24
    useyournoggin
    The answer is YES! they are.....its sad Quazi
  • PM 2012/09/25 16:09:38
    Yeah, that's pretty darn stupid.
    PM
    +1
    I love the idea, and so convenient... arrgghhh, can't... get... this.... darn... plastic... off!!!! Huff, puff, arrrrrgggghhh... Whew, darn I smashed the banana. Okay that smashed banana was good. Ummm I tore up the package trying to get one, now the other 3 are going to go bad!!! D'Oh!!!
  • Rebel Yell 2012/09/25 15:26:21
    Yeah, that's pretty darn stupid.
    Rebel Yell
    Right up there with pre sliced apples.
  • BIG BAD JOHN R. 2012/09/25 14:52:04
    Yeah, that's pretty darn stupid.
    BIG BAD JOHN R.
    No way would I buy a pealed bananas.
  • **Bessie** 2012/09/25 14:17:55
    Yeah, that's pretty darn stupid.
    **Bessie**
    Although sometimes I'm really tired, and I might get a leg cramp...so maybe they would come in handy then?

    :)
  • Bianca 2012/09/25 04:56:37
    FACEPALM!!!!!!!!
    Bianca
    that's so stupid. Just imagine how much preservatives one banana has. ewww
  • Osaka 2012/09/25 03:25:19
    Yeah, that's pretty darn stupid.
    Osaka
    +1
    They are extremely perishable, think of what they have to coat it with to be able to give it a long enough shelf life. XP
  • Bureauc 0Bamao 2012/09/25 02:43:45
    FACEPALM!!!!!!!!
    Bureauc 0Bamao
    +5
    Nature already provided the best package for the Banana and it was 100% biodegradable!
  • gingin6 2012/09/25 01:20:54
    Yeah, that's pretty darn stupid.
    gingin6
    +1
    Who likes brown bananas? Yuck! Do they put a chemical to keep them from browning? What's the point? Freshly peeled and eaten is better.
  • nofrills 2012/09/25 00:03:08
    Yeah, that's pretty darn stupid.
    nofrills
    +1
    that's the 47% of obama supporteres..
  • Taylor nofrills 2012/09/25 00:13:40
    Taylor
    +2
    Come on now, really?
    We can't even talk about pre-peeled bananas without politics being involved?
  • Bureauc... Taylor 2012/09/25 02:45:34
    Bureauc 0Bamao
    It's more about laziness........................
    and his supporters.
  • Taylor Bureauc... 2012/09/25 02:52:12
    Taylor
    The topic is pre-peeled bananas.
  • Bureauc... Taylor 2012/09/25 02:55:09
    Bureauc 0Bamao
    Yes, the essence of lazy.
  • Taylor Bureauc... 2012/09/25 02:56:37 (edited)
    Taylor
    These aren't even in the United States.
    **As far as we know from the above information.
  • Bureauc... Taylor 2012/09/25 03:54:05
    Bureauc 0Bamao
    Barack had many 'gimme something for nothing' supporters in Germany.
    Germany 2008:
    obama 2008 germany
  • Taylor Bureauc... 2012/09/25 04:46:04
    Taylor
    +1
    And?
    Germans suddenly have a say in who the President of the United states is?
    Silly.
    This conversation is sillier than pre-peeled bananas!
  • Bureauc... Taylor 2012/09/25 05:02:35
    Bureauc 0Bamao
    ''Germans suddenly have a say in who the President of the United states is? '' My thoughts exactly as the media was frothing at the mouth over the great orator 4 years ago and telling us 0bama was the answer to all the world's problems. What does he think of pre-peeled bananas? Or is that a racist question?
  • Taylor Bureauc... 2012/09/25 05:16:56
    Taylor
    I don't even know where this is going anymore.
    I'm feeling like we should drop this before it becomes total conversation vomit.
  • johnqpu... Bureauc... 2012/09/25 05:58:37
    johnqpublic
    Well, it seems that Netanyahu thinks he's got a say in our politics. But hey, just wanted to say that my thoughts are that your GOP "Savior" is finished after the Prez debates. I wonder what he thinks of pre- peeled bananas?
  • Bureauc... johnqpu... 2012/09/27 00:25:32
    Bureauc 0Bamao
    It seems that exposure on the View is more important to the Boy pResident than meeting with ANY World leaders. And wasn't that barack that was dictating policy to Israel.

    I am sure that barack and the wookie already enjoy pre-peeled bananas as neither of them are in the habit of doing anything on their own.

    ''But hey, just wanted to say that my thoughts are that your GOP "Savior" is finished after the Prez debates.''
    Emphasis on ''your thoughts''. I'm guessing you ''thought'' 0webama would be allowed to bring his Teleprompter. ROFLMAO!
  • johnqpu... Bureauc... 2012/09/27 04:04:57
    johnqpublic
    Like he's gonna need one, Ha!
  • Bureauc... johnqpu... 2012/10/03 05:21:39
    Bureauc 0Bamao
    Obama calls debate prep 'a drag'

    " basically they're keeping me indoors all the time. It's a drag. They're making me do my home work"

    Sounds like he could use a TelePrompTer.
  • johnqpu... Bureauc... 2012/10/03 05:42:54
    johnqpublic
    Guess we'll see tomorrow night.
  • Bureauc... johnqpu... 2012/10/05 02:14:40
    Bureauc 0Bamao
    So thrilled you replied. I thought of you as I heard bill Mayer say"0bama really DOES need his teleprompter"
  • johnqpu... Bureauc... 2012/10/05 02:33:01
    johnqpublic
    Surprisingly, he didn't take Romney out in this 1st debate. Round one goes to Romney on technicality. If I were you however, I'd wouldn't pop the cork on the good stuff just yet. And you really ought to get those ears of yours cleaned. He countered all of Romney's accusations with facts that can be verified. Round two, coming up.
  • Bureauc... johnqpu... 2012/10/05 03:00:58
    Bureauc 0Bamao
    I cite the vicious attacks by LIBERAL Pundits on barrys performance as proof you are full of the koollaid.
    Time for you to get comfortable saying "President Romney". ROFLMAO!!
  • johnqpu... Bureauc... 2012/10/05 03:08:09
    johnqpublic
    In the end, all things come to light. Romney's "truths" will be exposed to that light. And that will be the end.In the meantime, suck up that koolaid, Owe.
  • Bureauc... Taylor 2012/09/25 03:54:49
    Bureauc 0Bamao
    His campaign had plenty of koolaid.
  • Stephen 2012/09/24 21:39:57
    Yeah, that's pretty darn stupid.
    Stephen
    Unless they sell them all rihgt away.
  • Jaiheena Star 2012/09/24 21:03:51
  • Chris 2012/09/24 20:46:11
    Yeah, that's pretty darn stupid.
    Chris
    They'll just go old faster. Already bananas go bad in just a few days it seems.
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