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Military rations
« on: September 24, 2019, 10:20:01 PM »
Something different. This guy Steve1989MREInfo - YouTube eats and reviews international military meals. The good old Meals Ready to Eat (MRE) from all over the globe. Some new, some old, and some way out there. The old ones are more to categorise them as there's nothing edible left in them. Some of the MREs are 12 hour training packs, others 24 patrol packs. You get to see different nation priorities and how they're much more palatable now days than before. Well, once off. Eating the same thing day after day would still drag on you.
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Re: Military rations
« Reply #1 on: September 24, 2019, 10:48:29 PM »
I've been watching this guy a long time, he is one of my favorite youtubers. It's really interesting to see how different nations handle their rations, and he has a lot of courage to eat some of them. He even goes for a few infamous ones, like the vomelet. Very nice.
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Re: Military rations
« Reply #2 on: September 25, 2019, 12:33:52 AM »
I'll look for that one. He's so enthusiastic over things I'm thinking oh hell no. Yet for the ones in spec he does eat every damn thing. Admirable.

Edit: Oh, the vomelet. Yeah. Not good there.
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Re: Military rations
« Reply #3 on: September 25, 2019, 01:09:28 AM »
What's amazing is how much he just keeps eating it, describing how awful it is, then eating more of it!
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Re: Military rations
« Reply #4 on: September 25, 2019, 01:11:12 AM »
That's what amazes me. Dedication to brand. So many food varieties. So many different styles.

Edit: The 1987 MRE Pork Patty Ration Pack does wonders where he eats spoilt cheese spread and it's RUN AWAY to throw up time. The pork patty was still decent though.
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Re: Military rations
« Reply #5 on: November 2, 2019, 03:55:52 PM »
You want dedication to the cause - a 1945 US C-ration.
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Re: Military rations
« Reply #6 on: November 3, 2019, 12:02:48 AM »
I fear that watching these will give me flashbacks to eating add-water Royal Thai (whatever the HELL that is) and nearly buckling over from terrible acid reflux for the next two days in the field.

Or when you crap bricks so dense you fear that you'll rip down there after more than a few days on that diet.

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Re: Military rations
« Reply #7 on: November 3, 2019, 03:13:22 PM »
By now Steve has eaten so many artificial preservatives that he has stopped aging about 15 years ago.
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Re: Military rations
« Reply #8 on: November 3, 2019, 08:01:23 PM »
Watch the newer rations. Things have seemingly changed as to the utility, taste, and variety.
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