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Old 26 September 2018, 05:05 PM
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Default Baking Bread: A MANLY thing for MANLY guys like…Roosh?

http://www.wehuntedthemammoth.com/20...his-own-bread/

Roosh (Daryush Valizadeh) is a toxic not-an-incel (Pick-Up Artist)/Fake Masculine D-Bag (Men’s Rights Activist). In the video linked (I’ve gone through an intermediary), he explains how baking bread is super-masculine.

It’s BREAD.

David Futrelle, who wrote the article, should be congratulated for having followed guys like Roosh and keeping his sanity.

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Roosh begins his video by announcing, with a mixture of bravado and cowardice, that he likes to bake bread, a fact you might think his viewers would have already gathered from the title of his video “How I make my own bread at home with a bread machine.”

But apparently this is a bit of a sensitive subject for Roosh. “Yes I am outing myself as a baker, as someone who likes to cook” he declares.

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I’m not a woman. I am ultra-masculine, as you can see. But baking and cooking in general is a scientific thing and men like scientific things.
ROOSH NOT WOMAN, BREAD IS SCIENCE!

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I used to be a a scientist and baking my own bread which I’m going to show you how is one of the most joyful things that I can do at home.
NO, NO, GUYS i’M NOT A SISSY GIRLY COOK, I AM A MANLY BREAD SCIENTIST, A SCIENTIST OF BREAD!
The article makes me think of that song from High School Musical. Except instead of Zeke, we get...a whiny guy with a bloated ego.

The reason I’m sharing this here is because the commenters do have a few bread recipes.
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Old 26 September 2018, 05:31 PM
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Hey, I understood this post! Thanks for the quotes and explanation. I clicked the link, because you made clear it was not going to his video, and I read the somewhat amusing article.
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Old 26 September 2018, 06:04 PM
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Ditto, erwins.

-- and, as a breadmaker (and a <gasp> female one), I note: In his hugely "scientific" description of what's going on, he's missed the fact that the moisture content of flours varies, and may vary even according to the humidity on any given day; so that the exact ratio of water to flour that will make good bread isn't something that's set in stone. I've no idea how (or if) a bread machine deals with this; but a baker who doesn't use a machine goes by the texture of the bread as it's kneaded.

For that matter, yeasts vary. Even commercial dried baking yeast is still a living substance, and any particular batch may have a greater or smaller percentage of its organisms still alive.
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Old 26 September 2018, 06:11 PM
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Yeah, he's not a good baker, and also not doing good science if he thinks only one variable is changing between loaves. Temperature, humidity, batches of yeast are some things that don't sound like they were controlled.
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Old 26 September 2018, 10:23 PM
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Masculinity: more fragile than a souffle!
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Old 26 September 2018, 10:45 PM
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A proper scientific method of baking bread would be to mix up 5 batches all at the same time using the exact same ingredients in the same proportions except for yeast. Then bake them all at the same time in 5 identical bread machines. (Ideally you'd repeat the experiment with the same proportions, but swapping which recipe is in which machine to account for variances in the machines.)

Any other way of testing bread is just loafing around.
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Old 27 September 2018, 12:25 AM
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GenYus, did you really want to raise the possibility of this thread being taken over by puns?
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Old 27 September 2018, 12:33 AM
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What can I say, I'm a gluten for punishment. Besides, that's the yeast of my worries.
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Old 27 September 2018, 01:18 AM
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These points are simply half-baked. Doughy want to keep making the easy shots at such a fragile ego? It's obvious he'll rise to any "challenge" to his masculinity. I'd like to think we're above that.


(I did three in this one. Is that OK? I donut want to hog the puns)
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Old 27 September 2018, 02:05 AM
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We’ve already had people going above and beyond in explaining that Roosh isn’t really that effective: https://youtu.be/_pEfhgG3Ocw

Also, he wrote a rant: http://www.wehuntedthemammoth.com/20...cel-every-day/
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Old 27 September 2018, 05:20 PM
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AHHH!!!
Stop it with all the buns!
I don't knead this right now...


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Old 28 September 2018, 12:10 AM
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I'd take his claim that baking is a science with a pinch of salt. No dought he would knock back the idea that baking is a science when the baker is a woman! But without proof, I suppose I shouldn't rise to this kind of unleavened speculation.
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Old 28 September 2018, 01:20 AM
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I'm sure he'd need it spelt out for him.
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Old 28 September 2018, 02:40 PM
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I think his chain of "logic" has gone entirely arye.
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Old 29 September 2018, 05:11 AM
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Thanks for the giggles.
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Old 29 September 2018, 05:53 AM
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Sorry, didn't mean to weck the thread.
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Old 29 September 2018, 07:01 AM
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...with your half-baked puns?
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Old 29 September 2018, 08:47 AM
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Sorry, didn't mean to weck the thread.
Did you want to get a rise out of us?
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Old 29 September 2018, 11:06 AM
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Nah, he's just getting caraway with the idea.
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