Civilian destroyed after eating MRE's

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Civilian destroyed after eating MRE's

Post by grenfell » Sat Jan 19, 2019 9:24 am

Came across this recently and thought it may be of interest seeing as MRE's comme up on here from time to time .
https://taskandpurpose.com/civilian-des ... es-21-days

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Re: Civilian destroyed after eating MRE's

Post by pseudonym » Sat Jan 19, 2019 11:49 am

grenfell wrote:
Sat Jan 19, 2019 9:24 am
Came across this recently and thought it may be of interest seeing as MRE's comme up on here from time to time .
https://taskandpurpose.com/civilian-des ... es-21-days
Meh,

They are not meant for someone sat at a computer screen. They are for a fighting man/women who is burning calories at a high rate.

The rules for the IJ Review challenge were simple: Leon had to agree to eat nothing but MREs for 21 days, and he could only eat two of them per day.

2 X 21 = 42 Meals
3 x 21 = 63 Meals

so a total of 21 meals missed or 7 days worth of meals. Great test :roll:
The roads are pretty bad and if you do end up getting stuck its hard to justify your reason for being on the roads as 'vegan mince for a feckin' princess'.

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Re: Civilian destroyed after eating MRE's

Post by korolev » Sat Jan 19, 2019 12:02 pm

Reminds me of Crocodile Dundee when he shows his girlfriend some grubs and beetles, she asks "you eat these" and he replies "yeah, tastes like sh*t though".

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Re: Civilian destroyed after eating MRE's

Post by grenfell » Sat Jan 19, 2019 1:03 pm

Pseudonym you're not the first person to point out that they are meant for someone wiith a more active lifestyle than a sedentary worker so it's perhaps not the best of tests. Plus even military don't recommend using these for extended periods. It comes at a time when in another thread we see the brexit boxes being sold and is perhaps a lesson that it's worth noting that that such things shouldn't be relied upon 100% . Probably also a lesson for the average person that a few tins of regular beans or pasta would be a much better bet as well as cheaper too.
With regards to the taste , while some items may be an acquired taste there exsists a group of people who take great delight in eating MRE''s as a hobby. I've eaten a few but only very occasionally but have generally enjoyed them.

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