Page 1 of 6 12345 ... LastLast
Results 1 to 15 of 85
  1. #1
    Addict
    Points: 93,793, Level: 95
    Level completed: 34%, Points required for next Level: 1,257
    Overall activity: 25.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    capitalcityguy's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2007
    Location
    Des Moines
    Posts
    5,696
    Points
    93,793
    Level
    95
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 282
    Given: 276

    It is either a donut or roll.. Don't make it so difficult

    This seems like a perfect Sunday topic and was reminded of this pet peeve I've mine this morning while picking up a Bismark from QT.

    I get to the register, and the cashier asked if I had a regular or big donut in the bag.

    huh? It is a Bismark, it is a not a donut. Donuts have holes in the middle of them. That why we have donut holes.

    Anything that is not a donut, is a roll. (BTW....QT lists this correctly as "rolls" on their signage, so this was a cashier thing, not QT's).

    I noticed this awhile ago in our cafeteria at work. In the area they keep the donuts and rolls, they posted a sign with the prices of donut and "big donuts".

    I'm curious now. Is this just a central Iowa thing or does this odd confusion exist elsewhere as well? I grew up in Minneapolis/northern Iowa and never came across this until locating to central Iowa.


    CCG

  2. #2
    Starter
    Points: 17,921, Level: 40
    Level completed: 84%, Points required for next Level: 129
    Overall activity: 2.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran10000 Experience Points
    Cyfan4good's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2009
    Location
    Ankeny
    Posts
    619
    Points
    17,921
    Level
    40
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 22
    Given: 18

    Re: It is either a donut or roll.. Don't make it so difficult

    I agree with you, I've never heard of that before. A doughnut is a doughnut because of the hole.



  3. #3
    Legend
    Points: 227,217, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 22.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Nov 2006
    Posts
    10,706
    Points
    227,217
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 518
    Given: 578

    Re: It is either a donut or roll.. Don't make it so difficult

    Actually in my opinion you are wrong. A donut is a breakfast food with frosting or a glaze on it.


    Nobody but HB knows for sure. You pretty much know nothing....like Knownothing would like to say.
    Word

  4. #4
    Addict
    Points: 93,793, Level: 95
    Level completed: 34%, Points required for next Level: 1,257
    Overall activity: 25.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    capitalcityguy's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2007
    Location
    Des Moines
    Posts
    5,696
    Points
    93,793
    Level
    95
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 282
    Given: 276

    Re: It is either a donut or roll.. Don't make it so difficult

    Quote Originally Posted by Knownothing View Post
    Actually in my opinion you are wrong. A donut is a breakfast food with frosting or a glaze on it.
    So a Poptart is a type of donut then?


    CCG

  5. #5
    Bench Warmer
    Points: 8,783, Level: 28
    Level completed: 6%, Points required for next Level: 567
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran5000 Experience Points
    jl112481's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2007
    Location
    Franklin, WI
    Posts
    296
    Points
    8,783
    Level
    28
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 6
    Given: 0

    Re: It is either a donut or roll.. Don't make it so difficult

    I'm not sure how to describe my categorization of donuts other than I lump Long Johns, Boston Creams, and Jelly-filled all in the "donut" category. Rolls include things like cinnamon buns, that don't have the donut taste and feel.



  6. #6
    Legend
    Points: 198,379, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 69.0%
    Achievements:
    50000 Experience PointsVeteran
    CyFan61's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2010
    Posts
    10,542
    Points
    198,379
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 2,393
    Given: 598

    Re: It is either a donut or roll.. Don't make it so difficult

    Quote Originally Posted by Knownothing View Post
    Actually in my opinion you are wrong. A donut is a breakfast food with frosting or a glaze on it.
    I agree that a doughnut need not have a hole in the middle of it. For example: Cream, custard, and jelly fillings in doughnuts are common - would you call those "rolls" for some strange reason?



  7. #7
    Hall-Of-Famer
    Points: 52,005, Level: 70
    Level completed: 62%, Points required for next Level: 545
    Overall activity: 18.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    Cyclones_R_GR8's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2007
    Location
    Omaha
    Posts
    3,722
    Points
    52,005
    Level
    70
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 337
    Given: 768

    Re: It is either a donut or roll.. Don't make it so difficult

    What the heck is a bismark?


    They say country music speaks to the heart. Unfortunately, it has to go through your ears to get there.

  8. #8
    All-Star
    Points: 29,185, Level: 52
    Level completed: 49%, Points required for next Level: 565
    Overall activity: 6.0%
    Achievements:
    Social25000 Experience PointsVeteran
    Buster28's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2011
    Location
    Ames
    Posts
    1,119
    Points
    29,185
    Level
    52
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 122
    Given: 113

    Re: It is either a donut or roll.. Don't make it so difficult

    Quote Originally Posted by Cyclones_R_GR8 View Post
    What the heck is a bismark?
    NOT a donut, apparently.


    All people who make sweepingly generalized, stupid, uninformed comments are idiots.

    (maybe)

  9. #9
    Addict
    Points: 172,509, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 13.0%
    Achievements:
    50000 Experience PointsCreated Album picturesVeteran
    CtownCyclone's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2010
    Location
    Houston
    Posts
    8,984
    Points
    172,509
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 295
    Given: 228

    Re: It is either a donut or roll.. Don't make it so difficult

    A Bismark is filled doughnut. OP is wrong as wrong can be.

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Berline...nal_variations



  10. #10
    Starter
    Points: 14,093, Level: 36
    Level completed: 6%, Points required for next Level: 757
    Overall activity: 11.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran10000 Experience Points
    cyclonebillski's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2007
    Posts
    738
    Points
    14,093
    Level
    36
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 274
    Given: 31

    Re: It is either a donut or roll.. Don't make it so difficult

    I just eat them dude. A roll to me is just bread.



  11. #11
    Addict
    Points: 93,793, Level: 95
    Level completed: 34%, Points required for next Level: 1,257
    Overall activity: 25.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    capitalcityguy's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2007
    Location
    Des Moines
    Posts
    5,696
    Points
    93,793
    Level
    95
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 282
    Given: 276

    Re: It is either a donut or roll.. Don't make it so difficult

    Quote Originally Posted by jl112481 View Post
    I'm not sure how to describe my categorization of donuts other than I lump Long Johns, Boston Creams, and Jelly-filled all in the "donut" category. Rolls include things like cinnamon buns, that don't have the donut taste and feel.
    I think you're describe a cake donut vs a yeast donut (usually glazed donuts). The shape and hole make them a donut...not the taste or feel IMO.

    http://rvoshare.wordpress.com/2010/0...ake-and-yeast/

    BTW...this link does somewhat go against my initial argument as they lump filled "donuts" in with traditional ring donuts.


    Last edited by capitalcityguy; 08-17-2014 at 11:58 AM.
    CCG

  12. #12
    Pro
    Points: 88,156, Level: 92
    Level completed: 38%, Points required for next Level: 1,194
    Overall activity: 6.0%
    Achievements:
    50000 Experience PointsVeteran
    VTXCyRyD's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2010
    Posts
    3,440
    Points
    88,156
    Level
    92
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 245
    Given: 124

    Re: It is either a donut or roll.. Don't make it so difficult

    Quote Originally Posted by Knownothing View Post
    Actually in my opinion you are wrong. A donut is a breakfast food with frosting or a glaze on it.
    So you call cinnamon rolls donuts?



  13. #13
    Legend
    Points: 139,895, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 65.0%
    Achievements:
    50000 Experience Points1 year registeredSocialOverdrive
    cmjh10's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2012
    Location
    Ames
    Posts
    10,046
    Points
    139,895
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 2,876
    Given: 4,577

    Re: It is either a donut or roll.. Don't make it so difficult

    Who cares, they taste good, so I eat them


    Naz Long and Dustin Hogue, the Cowboy Killers

  14. #14
    Addict
    Points: 93,793, Level: 95
    Level completed: 34%, Points required for next Level: 1,257
    Overall activity: 25.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    capitalcityguy's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2007
    Location
    Des Moines
    Posts
    5,696
    Points
    93,793
    Level
    95
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 282
    Given: 276

    Re: It is either a donut or roll.. Don't make it so difficult

    Quote Originally Posted by VTXCyRyD View Post
    So you call cinnamon rolls donuts?
    Or sticky buns?


    CCG

  15. #15
    All-Star
    Points: 27,784, Level: 51
    Level completed: 22%, Points required for next Level: 866
    Overall activity: 7.0%
    Achievements:
    Created Album picturesVeteran25000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Jan 2010
    Location
    Urbandale
    Posts
    1,468
    Points
    27,784
    Level
    51
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 251
    Given: 164

    Re: It is either a donut or roll.. Don't make it so difficult

    IMO, a long john is a donut. As is cream filled donuts, as they are called.



Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  
  • TV: ESPNews
  • Iowa State @ TCU
  • March 7, 2015
  • 07:30 PM