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    Question on cups, half cups etc

    Ok this may go down in stupid question of the year but what the hell.

    Sometimes i dont get when people say add a half a cup of oats or eat half a cup of green beans, as in i dont get the measurements. I still eat them but i wanna get it completely right for my cut.

    How much is half a cup, is it a cup as in you drink tea out of, or the scooper you are given with the oats?

    God i feel stupid lol

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    A Cup is a measurment used in cooking, ask your mum, sister, girlfriend. Go to the supermarket and you will find.

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    Measurment cups are much smaller then the normal drinking glass. Go to your local store and you will find them in the kitchen supply

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    Really? A cup...of tea?

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    Oats, rice, etc are dry measure - 1 cup is simply a measurement - typically you'll find 1/4, 1/3, 1/2, 3/4, and 1 cup 'scoopers'.

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    I am a fellow UK member so i can explain

    In america they measure some things by volume and not weight

    A cup is a standard size, you can buy a set of cup measures from most supermarkets m8

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    ^^ everyone but base failed to realize this guy is from ireland and they don't use standard measurements.. so don't fun
    Last edited by MBMETC; 03-15-2011 at 09:27 AM.

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    Quote Originally Posted by MBMETC View Post
    ^^ everyone but base failed to realize this guy is from ireland and they don't use standard measurements.. so don't fun
    True, but this is stuff you learn back in grade school.

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    Bah, there is no way but the American way!

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    Quote Originally Posted by yungone501 View Post
    Really? A cup...of tea?
    lol...smart ass.

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    Quote Originally Posted by gbrice75 View Post
    Bah, there is no way but the American way!

    Notice how your little guys still haven't gotten their flag up?!

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    Oh we get the flag up just fine lol. Also my bad on not noticing u weren't from the us

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    Quote Originally Posted by army_cobra View Post
    Oh we get the flag up just fine lol. Also my bad on not noticing u weren't from the us
    lol....well...I'm sure you got YOUR flag up..was wondering about gbrice?

    lol

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    Quote Originally Posted by Kawigirl View Post
    lol....well...I'm sure you got YOUR flag up..was wondering about gbrice?

    lol
    Man, my flag is always at half mast unless it needs to be raised... point being it doesn't take much!

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    Quote Originally Posted by gbrice75 View Post
    man, my flag is always at half mast unless it needs to be raised... Point being it doesn't take much!
    lmao!

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    Quote Originally Posted by baseline_9 View Post
    I am a fellow UK member so i can explain

    In america they measure some things by volume and not weight

    A cup is a standard size, you can buy a set of cup measures from most supermarkets m8
    Cheers base, i always had an idea but theres no point going half ass'd at it, may aswel get it right now!!

    It may be stuff u learn in grade school in America, but its different in the UK and Ireland, iv been to schools/college in both....and diet classes and exercise classes are not on top of the agenda is these countries its sad to say

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    Quote Originally Posted by Kawigirl View Post
    lol...smart ass.
    Thanks kat!

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    Yeah but how much is a cup of broccli ? Is it a floret ? Can't get much more than that in cup. How many cups is 100g of broccoli ?

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    Quote Originally Posted by rossapplecart View Post
    Yeah but how much is a cup of broccli ? Is it a floret ? Can't get much more than that in cup. How many cups is 100g of broccoli ?
    Fuk knows

    I dont count calories in broccoli tho so dont really care

    I just eat 2x chinese takeaway plastic tubs worth each day (maybe 400ml each)

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