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August 24, 2012

Slate: The only recipe for ice cubes you'll ever need

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It goes on, beautifully: "I was wondering if you had a crock-pot version for this recipe." "So easy and low carb/cal, lactose, and gluten free." "The addition of 1 1/2 T of Sriracha really lifted the oxygen flavor that was being overpowered by the doubled hydrogen."

The winks and nudges continue, and no commenter stereotype goes uncovered. There is a Rachael Ray joke, an Al Gore joke, and at least one genuinely helpful suggestion for how to end up with clearer ice (start with hot water). True, the jest gets a little overextended in 326 reviews, but the deft sendup of the comments that typically litter these sites seems to have sprouted organically from the community. It's enough to restore one's faith in Internet commenting.

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