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Stranded on a deserted island - One TV dinner for 5 Years

#1 Post by Alex N » August 16th, 2019, 5:06 pm

You will be stranded on a deserted (neither tropical nor arctic, just comfortable) island for 5 years with zero chance of rescue until the 5 years are over. But you can chose one single frozen meal option from the frozen dinner brand, Swanson "Hungry-Man". This will be your only food available for the five years.

- You have no alternative food sources. There will be no fish to catch, plants or anything else to eat. Water will be your only beverage available. Your only food source will be a giant freezer filled with several boxes of one of the items in the link below - . You can eat one, two three, four as many meals you want per day, but it will always be the same Hungry Man dinner.
- Not picking one and starving to death isn't an option.
- If you don't select, one will be selected for you at random, and you might be disappointed.
- There will be a small oven and enough propane to last 5 years to heat your TV dinners.

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#2 Post by David K o l i n » August 16th, 2019, 5:09 pm

I’m pulling an Epstein

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#3 Post by Craig G » August 16th, 2019, 5:31 pm

Flawed poll.
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#4 Post by cjsavino » August 16th, 2019, 5:56 pm

Classic fried chicken, can pair with all the champagne I stashed away
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#5 Post by Randy Bowman » August 16th, 2019, 7:04 pm

Pulled pork unless I can get this option:
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#6 Post by Sh@n A » August 16th, 2019, 7:24 pm

Boneless Pork Rib "shaped" Patties or the Home Style Meatloaf.
Those green beans with the Salisbury would get tiring very quickly.
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#7 Post by Alex N » August 16th, 2019, 10:10 pm

David K o l i n wrote:
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I’m pulling an Epstein
That' doesn't meet the rules (can't off yourself) but it's an interesting answer. The deserted island experience would be similar (or worse?) to a solitary prison since you'd be stuck there for 5 years with nobody around and nothing but the same meals every day. I'm not sure what prison food is like but I think it's mostly carbs. I'd probably go for the TV dinner and the island with fresh air. Since you failed to choose, per item 4 in the rules list, your random meal for 5 years is:

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BONELESS PORK RIB SHAPED PATTIES
Pork patties glazed with barbeque sauce with home-style mashed potatoes and mixed vegetables—includes a chocolate brownie.

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#8 Post by David K o l i n » August 17th, 2019, 7:16 am

Alex N wrote:
August 16th, 2019, 10:10 pm
David K o l i n wrote:
August 16th, 2019, 5:09 pm
I’m pulling an Epstein
That' doesn't meet the rules (can't off yourself) but it's an interesting answer. The deserted island experience would be similar (or worse?) to a solitary prison since you'd be stuck there for 5 years with nobody around and nothing but the same meals every day. I'm not sure what prison food is like but I think it's mostly carbs. I'd probably go for the TV dinner and the island with fresh air. Since you failed to choose, per item 4 in the rules list, your random meal for 5 years is:


boneless-pork-rib-shaped-42494.png
BONELESS PORK RIB SHAPED PATTIES
Pork patties glazed with barbeque sauce with home-style mashed potatoes and mixed vegetables—includes a chocolate brownie.

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My mother-in-law would have liked these. She was into the McRib. Assign me what you like. I'd still be Epsteining

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#9 Post by Henry Kiichli » August 17th, 2019, 8:50 am

David K o l i n wrote:
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My mother-in-law would have liked these. She was into the McRib. Assign me what you like. I'd still be Epsteining

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#10 Post by Jay $$ Winton » August 17th, 2019, 9:12 am

Something from Trader Joes.
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#11 Post by Kevin Porter » August 17th, 2019, 9:26 am

David K o l i n wrote:
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#12 Post by AlexS » August 17th, 2019, 2:12 pm

This one:

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Why?

Because the "Hungry-Man Selects Mesquite Flavored Classic Fried Chicken" provides:
1050 calories, 72 grams of fat, 60 grams of carbohydrate, 44 grams protein, 18 grams of sugar, and 2060 milligrams of sodium
2060 mg of salt... [wow.gif]

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Anyway, since I'm trying to play by the "rules" but feel like David, I'll just kill myself through the food and this is apparently the LEAST HEALTHY Hungry Man frozen dinner available (a full 110 calories over the 2nd place "regular" Classic Fried Chicken).

https://www.verywellfit.com/healthiest- ... rs-4109691
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#13 Post by Alan Rath » August 17th, 2019, 2:36 pm

Finally an actual crime against nature.
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#14 Post by Alan Rath » August 17th, 2019, 5:10 pm

And it’s good to see someone at least trying to step in and fill Alan Eden’s shoes ;)
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#15 Post by Sc0tt F!tzger@ld » August 17th, 2019, 8:04 pm

It has to have a chocolate brownie. Although I’m partial to the apple/cranberry thingy with the turkey too. So many choices, but I’m going with the SPICY BONELESS FRIED CHICKEN PATTIES.

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#16 Post by PeterH » August 17th, 2019, 9:30 pm

The only vegetable side I can stomach is the green beans, so my choices are limited. Calories per serving don't matter, since I can eat more or less.
I'll go with the mesquite chicken. Now, do I get to chose the island?
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#17 Post by Brian Tuite » August 18th, 2019, 6:27 am

Chicen Pot Pie FTW!

Yeah, I know it’s not on the list but it’s the only Swanson frozen meal I will eat.
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#18 Post by Jay Miller » August 18th, 2019, 7:35 am

It has to be Classic Fried Chicken. I actually buy one of those once or twice a year. Swanson fried chicken TV dinners were a rare special treat when I was growing up.
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#19 Post by CJ Beazley » August 18th, 2019, 12:20 pm

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#20 Post by MBerto » August 19th, 2019, 7:31 am

Assuming the chicken isn't dry, I could make do with classic fried chicken. Also today i learned if you want a Hungry Man dinner without mashed potatoes you are very nearly (but not completely!) out of luck.

I tried thinking of this through the lens of 'well that one's got green beans, would be nice to have something green' but of course any dietary considerations are ultimately irrelevant.
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#21 Post by T. Melloni » August 19th, 2019, 8:47 am

Each choice looked worse the more I read.

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#22 Post by Nick Gangas » August 19th, 2019, 6:51 pm

David K o l i n wrote:
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#23 Post by Chris Foley » August 20th, 2019, 4:46 am

I'll go with the boneless "ribs". At least with mixed vegetables you can create additional variety.
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#24 Post by scamhi » August 20th, 2019, 5:19 am

Jay Miller wrote:
August 18th, 2019, 7:35 am
It has to be Classic Fried Chicken. I actually buy one of those once or twice a year. Swanson fried chicken TV dinners were a rare special treat when I was growing up.
mine too. but I never ate the peas and carrots
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#25 Post by scamhi » August 20th, 2019, 5:22 am

I was thinking about roast turkey with gravy.
but these are the ingredients look how far down the turkey is.

Gravy (water, Modified Corn Starch, Chicken Fat, Turkey Type Flavor [salt, Chicken Flavor, Monosodium Glutamate, Hydrolyzed Corn Gluten, Autolyzed Yeast Extract, Caramel Color, Onion Powder, Canola Oil, Flavors, Modified Corn Starch, Disodium Inosinate, Disodium Guanylate, Garlic Powder, Soybean Oil], Enriched Wheat Flour [wheat Flour, Niacin, Reduced Iron, Thiamine Mononitrate, Riboflavin, Folic Acid], Dry Whole Milk, Onion Powder, Caramel Color, Mono And Diglycerides, Spice), Mashed Potatoes (water, Dehydrated Potato Flakes [potatoes, Mono And Diglycerides, Sodium Acid Pyrophosphate, Citric Acid], Seasoning Sauce [soybean Oil, Water, Mono And Diglycerides With Bht And Citric Acid To Protect Flavor, Beta-carotene For Color (corn Oil, Dl-alpha-tocopherol)]. Contains Less Than 2% Of: Salt, Dried Dairy Blend [whey, Calcium Caseinate]), Cooked White Meat Turkey (cooked White Turkey Meat, Water, Modified Food Starch, Soy Protein Concentrate, Salt, Carrageenan, Sodium Acid Pyrophosphate, Sodium Phosphate), Mixed Vegetables (carrots, Corn, Cut Green Beans), Apple Cranberry Dessert (water, Sugar, Cranberries, Rehydrated Apples, Modified Food Starch, Dehydrated Apple Flakes (calcium Stearate), Orange Peel (water, Citric Acid), Vanilla Extract [corn Syrup, Ethyl Alcohol, Water], Seasoning [spice, Dextrose, Spice Extractive]), Stuffing (breading [enriched Bleached Wheat Flour (niacin, Reduced Iron, Thiamine Mononitrate, Riboflavin, Folic Acid), Distilled Vinegar, Contains 2% Or Less Of Sugar, Salt, Leavening [sodium Bicarbonate], Yeast, Spice Extractive, Dough Conditioners [ascorbic Acid, L-cysteine Monohydrochloride), Sliced Celery, Soybean Oil, Water, Turkey Flavor (maltodextrin, Salt, Sugar, Modified Corn Starch, Natural Flavors, Autolyzed Yeast Extract, Monosodium Glutamate, Turkey Powder, Gelatin, Turkey Broth, Chicken Fat, Disodium Guanylate, Disodium Inosinate, Egg Yolk Powder, Onion Powder, Garlic Powder, Chicken Powder, Chicken Broth, Caramel Color, Sodium Lactate, Celery Powder, Turkey Fat, Carrot Extract, Onion Broth, Soy Lecithin), Dehydrated Onion, Turkey Fat, Sugar, Butter (cream, Salt), Spice, Parsley, Spices, Natural Flavors), Water, Seasoning Sauce (water, Sugar, Seasoning Sauce (soybean Oil, Water, Mono And Diglycerides With Bht And Citric Acid To Protect Flavor, Beta-carotene For Color (corn Oil, Dl-alpha-tocopherol)), Salt, Soybean Oil).
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#26 Post by Alan Rath » August 20th, 2019, 3:54 pm

lol, it's not quite as bad as it looks, but still pretty bad for a "turkey" dinner: gravy, mashed potatoes, turkey, ...
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#27 Post by Michae1 P0wers » August 21st, 2019, 10:27 am

Ugh... which one wards off scurvy? Because that's the one I choose.

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