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do you microwave water?

>> No.13899065

>>13899059
Hell yeah. Jello, tea , oatmeal that's the way to go.

>> No.13899075
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>>13899065
look what happens to a plant if you only feed it microwaved water

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as if I'm going to cook water the stove like some europoor

>> No.13899242

>>13899222
>Not owning a kettle
Stay poor, mutt

>> No.13899248

when i was 5 i microwaved a glass of water for 10 minutes and then sipped it through a straw and burnt the ever loving fuck out of the tip of my tongue and my mother rightfully had absolutely no sympathy for me which made me feel even worse so no i don't microwave water.

>> No.13899251

>>13899059
I'll do it if I just have to get the water warm but if I need it boiling I'll do it on the stove. Multiple times I got superheated water from microwaving it and I'd rather avoid having to deal with that.

>> No.13899260

>>13899075
Funny fake experiment

>> No.13899415

I water my microwave

>> No.13899644

>>13899075
Why would microwaving water destroy and yet maintain the atomic structure of H2O? Please explain.

>> No.13899658

>>13899059
No because water boils outside of america

>> No.13899671
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>>13899242
Americans don't know how kettles work

>> No.13899679

>>13899075
I'm not a plant.

>> No.13899756

>>13899242
Kettles suck on 110v. Here in the states, 220 is for clothes dryers.

>> No.13899786

No because I don't want to superheat the water and explode it in my face. I use a kettle like literally everybody else in my country.

Do yanks microwave water or use the stove, typically?

>> No.13899805

>>13899756
why would voltage matter? As long as enough amps are up to it the water will boil just fine.

>> No.13899808

>>13899805
Eventually.

>> No.13899812

oh look it's another obsession thread where euros have this imagined idea that we microwave water (or that there's anything wrong with microwaving water to begin with)

>> No.13899825

>>13899671
>tiny european stove

AMERICANS AMERICANS AMERICANS

>> No.13899848

>>13899679
based member of the animal kingdom

>> No.13899853

>>13899059
sometimes. if i'm making tea i use a çaydanlik anyway so that's on stove. if i'm using teabags i will use the microwave

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>> No.13899965

>>13899059
Multiculturalism caused the coronavirus. They lied to us. Globalism only benefits third world immigrants and the elite. It's the enemy of white families everywhere. Stay safe and vote ultra conservative. Protect your family.

>> No.13900020

>>13899805
Power matters. American outlets (or rather, circuit breakers) do not allow for a higher current to compensate for the lower voltage. So the lower voltage means the power is halved, and therefore the boiling time is doubled.

Whoever keeps spouting that current matters, not voltage, needs to be shot. They are proportional.

>> No.13900029

>>13899965
>benefits third world immigrants and the elite
The elite aren't buying sweatshop goods, you are.

>> No.13900034

i microsoft a glass of water but i used a metal glass and nearly burnt the house down

>> No.13900037
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>>13899952
neither of those pictures are america.

>tiny stoves
>visible external gas line on one of them

reminder that people who live in Alabama, the poorest state, have more purchasing power than the average Briton, and this has left residents of the world's most multicultural country (Britain) in a constant impotent panicked rage.

Nobody in america microwaves water, either.

>> No.13900188

>>13899248
does it still burn, anon? or do you have deadtongue on the tip?

>> No.13900198

>>13899952
I never microwaved water. Have had a stovetop kettle for most of my life. There are people with electric kettles though. This is the issue with one person representing an entire group of people.

>> No.13900212

>>13899786
you microwave water when a stove isn't required; tea, instant oatmeal, cup o noodle, sauces in packets, really anything in packets that have instructions not calling for oven cooking.
you cook food on the stove, but sometimes that calls to bring water to a boil and keep cooking (mac and cheese, top ramen-not the cup o' noodle), which you do on the stove.

>> No.13900285

>>13899059
This is how you clean the microwave. Put a bowl of water in there and nuke for 6 or 7 minutes. This will moisten the dried up food on the inside and make it easier to clean.

>> No.13900308

>>13899671
They don't sell that type of kettle in any US store i've been to.

>> No.13900334

>>13900212
>tea
That's the odd one out. Tea definitely calls for boiling water.

>> No.13900344

>>13900308
that's the joke. It's an electric kettle, and Americans don't know about electric kettles.

>> No.13900384

>>13900344
Except that's not an American stove top. A European did that. Turns out there are idiots everywhere.

>> No.13900388

>>13900344
American and I've never used a stovetop, only electric kettles.

>> No.13900413

>>13900384
An american, not in America, who has never seen an electric kettle before, assumed only stove-top kettle existed, and tried to use an electric kettle as a stove top kettle to disastrous result. It's a fairly simple narrative.
Also your assertion that a gas stove isn't american is quite the assumption.

>>13900388
yea, the stereotype falls short of the truth

>> No.13901243

I'm canadian, everyone I know use an electric kettle to boil water for drinks and such. People use the microwave to reheat liquids but not to straight up boil water.

>> No.13901269

>>13899059
No, gas stove or,
electric kettle if I only need a little bit

>> No.13901303

>>13900413
>those mental gymnastics
Yikes.

>> No.13901351

be careful, microwaved water can explode

>> No.13901378

>>13900308
>>13900344
except electric kettles are sold in every general store in the usa like target and walmart

i'm blown away that europeans constantly think americans have less than them. maybe you should look at this again >>13900037

we have access to more and better products than you do, and we have more money to buy them with than you do. stop living in a fantasy world.

>> No.13901505

>>13900413
Nice headcanon.

>> No.13901581

>>13899786
Stove. I've never met anybody who microwaves plain water.

Closest I've seen is for cup soups or other similar foods on lunch.

>> No.13902913

>>13901378
Except Americans shouldn't be using electric kettles because their low voltage power means water takes literally twice as long to boil.
It's not about money, kettles cost nothing.

>> No.13902920

>>13899848
fungibros [email protected]?

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