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Personal logo Editor in Chief Bill The Editor of TMP Fezian12 Apr 2022 7:04 a.m. PST

Amongst hundreds of thousands of muddy spuds, a World War II-era grenade was picked up on a conveyor belt at an Auckland potato factory earlier this week…

New Zealand Herald: link

79thPA Supporting Member of TMP12 Apr 2022 7:55 a.m. PST

It just needs to be boiled a little bit longer than the rest.

advocate12 Apr 2022 9:59 a.m. PST

Past its sell-by date, I'd imagine.

Personal logo The Virtual Armchair General Sponsoring Member of TMP12 Apr 2022 11:09 a.m. PST

Just cut off all the protruding "eyes" and it will be as good as the others.


Stryderg12 Apr 2022 3:51 p.m. PST

They need to plant it and see what grows.
A frag-tree?
A spud-losion?
A pineapple?

Griefbringer14 Apr 2022 7:07 a.m. PST

I recall there have been similar incidents in other parts of the world previously, but it is a bit surprising to hear this from NZ, which was not exactly a major battleground during WWII.

Cke1st16 Apr 2022 12:49 p.m. PST

The Germans had potato-masher grenades, so here's the potato.

Heedless Horseman20 Apr 2022 5:14 a.m. PST

"Corp… it hasn't gone off… shall I go and get it back?"

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