Woman eats two entire durians because she couldn't bring them onto train

Woman eats two entire durians because she couldn't bring them onto train
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A disgruntled woman who was stopped from bringing her pungent durian fruit onto a train in China, decided the only logical thing to do was rip open the prickly things and eat it all on the spot.

The 27-year-old woman who was travelling to Chongqing with two large durian fruit in tow, was stopped from boarding because the durian odour was too strong.

The unnamed lady reportedly told train officials: "You guys really don't know how to appreciate durian," reports the Chengdu Business Post.

She then used her bare hands to pry the spiky fruit open, inviting passers-by to partake of the acquired taste.

Durian is often banned in hotels and public transport because of its terrible odour.

"Eat some - I can't finish it all, and it's such a waste to throw them away. I spent over 200 yuan ($30) on it," she reportedly told train officials.

An average durian is about 885 to 1,350 calories in it - and packs nearly 32 grams of fat, up to 49 per cent the recommended daily allowance for a 2,000 calorie daily diet.

The Southeast Asian fruit has a custard-like texture with a taste that some have likened to onions, gas leaks or even smelly socks.

Because of its odour, it's typically banned in hotels, and many airlines and subway trains prevent people from bringing them onboard.

Chinese social media users thought she shouldn't have tried bringing the offensive fruit onboard in the first place.

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Aixinjuelo-jinxuan says: "Well it's not good if other passengers are affected. There's definitely someone who hates the smell of durian. We should make them vacuum-packed because it's safe and odourless."

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