All my adult life, I didn't know... (in Off-topic)

AdminG Beee November 14 2009 3:50 AM EST


{Wookie}-Jir.Vr- November 14 2009 4:37 AM EST


QBJohnnywas November 14 2009 4:39 AM EST

I'm heading down the shops later, I'll buy some bananas and try that out!!

kevlar November 14 2009 5:05 AM EST

that's freaking cool

kevlar November 14 2009 5:27 AM EST

lol got to love youtube

IndependenZ November 14 2009 5:49 AM EST

You didn't know that?

Joel November 14 2009 5:59 AM EST

I just tear off the top of the banana if it gives me any trouble ;p

Sickone November 14 2009 6:10 AM EST

Are you guys seriously trying to say you always opened up the banana from the stem instead of from the tip ?

QBJohnnywas November 14 2009 6:15 AM EST


Burton November 14 2009 6:16 AM EST

Me too, but because I've chose to.

{WW]Nayab [Cult of the Valaraukar] November 14 2009 6:48 AM EST

eh lol?
Seriously, i have ALWAYS opened from the tip of the banana.

AdminShade November 14 2009 7:06 AM EST

Hehehehe, I knew it was possible but I never actually tried it...

Eurynome Bartleby [Bartleby's] November 14 2009 7:25 AM EST

I'm done peeling bananas in a boring way. Thank you, masters.

adampurkis November 14 2009 7:33 AM EST

haha thats pretty cool! will have to give that a go next time

AdminQBGentlemanLoser [{END}] November 14 2009 9:38 AM EST


I too never knew that!

Guerilla November 14 2009 9:42 AM EST

I just would cut the stem off and then peel it :$

chuck1234 November 14 2009 9:48 AM EST

funny thing is, i always used to bust the banana open as a kid, and always got scolded n punished for those atrocities on the poor fruit, so then i gave up being macho and began opening it like a sissy lol

Kokokitty November 14 2009 9:49 AM EST

Wow, that is awesome! I did not know about that!

Wraithlin November 14 2009 9:55 AM EST

alternately, you can hold the banana by the stem, crack it like a whip, opens right up. Just don't flip it too hard or you lose your banana.

RaptorX November 14 2009 10:25 AM EST

I knew you could open it at the other end like a monkey, but I didn't know about swishing the tip === that makes a big difference! Thanks.

Lochnivar November 14 2009 10:59 AM EST

this is why the internet is awesome....

SundariZelia [The Knighthood] November 14 2009 12:02 PM EST

I didn't know that either. Though I never had trouble opening a banana since I have sharp nails and could cut the stem first.

Zenai [Cult of the Valaraukar] November 14 2009 12:09 PM EST

Never tried it before and honestly I never saw a monkey open a banana like that on Documentaries. However this is interesting as it makes the stem into a great handle and if you open the banana right you do away with the seed right away :-D

Lochnivar November 14 2009 12:20 PM EST

I watched the video and then tried it here at work (we have a banana stockpile)...

... wow is this ever ridiculously easy.

This should be taught at schools... heck, the banana companies should make ads teaching people how to do this.

Unfortunately it has made me question everything I have taken for granted my entire life.
fyi - gravity, yeah, that one still works exactly like I thought it did... ouch

Admindudemus [jabberwocky] November 14 2009 12:31 PM EST

we need a poll on how many people knew about this! ; )

Admin{CB1}Slayer333 [SHIELD] November 14 2009 1:16 PM EST


Admiralkiller [Cult of the Valaraukar] November 14 2009 1:17 PM EST

I knew this from a long time ago however I use a knife to cut the stem then peel it from there. I also dispose of the peel right away and eat the Banana by itself.
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