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OCD folks.  You have four eggs left in the carton.  Which placement is correct

A
4 (15.4%)
B
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C
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D
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You have four eggs left. Which carton placement is correct
« on: December 15, 2016, 10:20:05 AM »
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Re: You have four eggs left. Which carton placement is correct
« Reply #1 on: December 15, 2016, 10:22:19 AM »
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Re: You have four eggs left. Which carton placement is correct
« Reply #2 on: December 15, 2016, 10:23:51 AM »
Eggs come from hen butts.

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Re: You have four eggs left. Which carton placement is correct
« Reply #3 on: December 15, 2016, 10:28:17 AM »
It depends on how you place the carton in the refrigerator.
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Re: You have four eggs left. Which carton placement is correct
« Reply #4 on: December 15, 2016, 10:30:42 AM »
From a practical...non ocd stance... B or C.   It distributes the egg weight evenly in the carton so if you pick it up at one end the eggs don't all fall to the floor.
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Re: You have four eggs left. Which carton placement is correct
« Reply #5 on: December 15, 2016, 10:33:38 AM »
Eggs come from hen butts.

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Re: You have four eggs left. Which carton placement is correct
« Reply #6 on: December 15, 2016, 10:34:59 AM »
From a practical...non ocd stance... B or C.   It distributes the egg weight evenly in the carton so if you pick it up at one end the eggs don't all fall to the floor.

True.  But if you use option D and place the carton on the shelf with the egg-side to the front, then you'd pick it up where the weight is the heaviest and still won't spill them.

Edited to add: ... which is why I chose Option B.  It works no matter how you pick up the carton.
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Re: You have four eggs left. Which carton placement is correct
« Reply #7 on: December 15, 2016, 10:36:07 AM »
I have OCD so B C or D would work for me...

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Re: You have four eggs left. Which carton placement is correct
« Reply #8 on: December 15, 2016, 10:38:17 AM »
A family friend has been giving us free range straight from the farm eggs..

Wow the taste difference is incredible as in so much better.  Hard to go back to store bought eggs.

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Re: You have four eggs left. Which carton placement is correct
« Reply #9 on: December 15, 2016, 10:42:43 AM »
All of them at one end, cut off the rest of the carton.

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Re: You have four eggs left. Which carton placement is correct
« Reply #10 on: December 15, 2016, 10:43:10 AM »
I chose D.  Start at one end and work your way through it! 
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Re: You have four eggs left. Which carton placement is correct
« Reply #11 on: December 15, 2016, 10:45:30 AM »
B is most pleasing
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Re: You have four eggs left. Which carton placement is correct
« Reply #12 on: December 15, 2016, 10:45:35 AM »
I had a good friend who said that eggs were "liquid chickens". Think about that.....

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Re: You have four eggs left. Which carton placement is correct
« Reply #13 on: December 15, 2016, 10:46:28 AM »
Clearly "other."  One egg should be placed in each corner.  It's symmetrical, and if you place them any other way, the corners feel too "light."

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Re: You have four eggs left. Which carton placement is correct
« Reply #14 on: December 15, 2016, 10:48:32 AM »
Just as odd, is how to put them in the fridge - I like the light end of the carton toward me - I don't know why.

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Re: You have four eggs left. Which carton placement is correct
« Reply #15 on: December 15, 2016, 10:49:23 AM »

Due to frailty and quality of styroform these days, obviously A.  Provides proper weight distribution along carton surface area.  Thus reducing the probability of carton collapsing and dropping (breaking) the eggs.

B is acceptable, if you have the habit of grabbing the carton on the middle.  I'd guess most don't

And yes, I am OCD enough to have thought this through in the past.
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Re: You have four eggs left. Which carton placement is correct
« Reply #16 on: December 15, 2016, 10:50:17 AM »
D

I start at one end of the carton and take them out until I reach the other end, to lazy to move them around, for me OCD takes a back seat to my natural sloth..

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Re: You have four eggs left. Which carton placement is correct
« Reply #17 on: December 15, 2016, 10:52:20 AM »
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Re: You have four eggs left. Which carton placement is correct
« Reply #18 on: December 15, 2016, 10:54:22 AM »
I have OCD so B C or D would work for me...


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Re: You have four eggs left. Which carton placement is correct
« Reply #19 on: December 15, 2016, 10:55:21 AM »
Just as odd, is how to put them in the fridge - I like the light end of the carton toward me - I don't know why.

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Re: You have four eggs left. Which carton placement is correct
« Reply #20 on: December 15, 2016, 10:56:39 AM »
D.  The question says you have 4 eggs left, which implies you've already used 8, and an OCD person would use eggs the correct way - start at one end of the carton and work toward the other end.  You wouldnt just pull them out Willy-nilly from the carton. 

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Re: You have four eggs left. Which carton placement is correct
« Reply #21 on: December 15, 2016, 11:01:27 AM »
This thread is making me hungry.
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Re: You have four eggs left. Which carton placement is correct
« Reply #22 on: December 15, 2016, 11:03:39 AM »
I starting to think some of you folks have a family "Coat of Arms" that Tie in the back!



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Re: You have four eggs left. Which carton placement is correct
« Reply #23 on: December 15, 2016, 11:04:32 AM »
This thread is making me hungry.

I bought a big crock pot a few weeks ago and started a whole ham in it at about 5 AM this morning. The house is starting to smell hammy.

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Re: You have four eggs left. Which carton placement is correct
« Reply #24 on: December 15, 2016, 11:05:37 AM »
I bought a big crock pot a few weeks ago and started a whole ham in it at about 5 AM this morning. The house is starting to smell hammy.

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