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    Thread: What is the shelf life of Top Ramen?

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      07-30-2006 04:09 AM #1
      Just curious if anyone knows. Brand dosen't matter.

    2. 07-30-2006 10:55 AM #2
      the half life is somewhere around 1800 years

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      07-30-2006 01:24 PM #3
      I ate some from about 5 years ago. It was the same.
      long story short, I was drunk, also hungry, no food in the house, and didn't want to drive.
      I also think they last forever

    4. 07-30-2006 02:20 PM #4
      Ramen is the cockroach of the food world. It can survive a nuclear war.

    5. 07-30-2006 02:32 PM #5
      the plastic and styrofoam of the packaging will break down before it does

    6. 07-30-2006 02:42 PM #6
      Quote, originally posted by VW TANK »
      the half life is somewhere around 1800 years
      theres problably some truth in that-lol

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      07-30-2006 05:35 PM #7
      Don't worry about it. If it did go bad, you wouldn't even know.

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      07-30-2006 05:49 PM #8
      24 months.
      :gift:

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      07-30-2006 10:39 PM #9
      Quote, originally posted by gti2.0016v »
      I ate some from about 5 years ago. It was the same.
      long story short, I was drunk, also hungry, no food in the house, and didn't want to drive.
      I also think they last forever

      I lived that story, and wanted to make sure I'm not gonna die. I found a case in the back of my pantry that's about 7 years old.


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      07-30-2006 10:39 PM #10

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      07-30-2006 11:00 PM #11
      Ramen outlives the shelf.

    12. 07-31-2006 06:24 AM #12
      yeah, its bieng heated up to how many degrees (boiling)? fresh noodles are always beter but ramen should be ok for some time

    13. 07-31-2006 11:31 AM #13
      Quote, originally posted by vdubbed81 »
      Ramen is the cockroach of the food world. It can survive a nuclear war.

      x2. If I had a bomb shelter, I'd stock it with Ramen. I think they found ancient Ramen in the Pharohs tombs.

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      07-31-2006 12:15 PM #14
      Quote, originally posted by vdubbed81 »
      Ramen is the cockroach of the food world. It can survive a nuclear war.

      Don't be silly. Twinkies are the cockroach of the food world...

      :gift:

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      07-31-2006 02:58 PM #15
      It'll last long enough, even when Skynet takes over and destroys most of the world.

    16. 08-02-2006 01:29 PM #16
      If there's an oil packet, that will smell rancid if it's bad, but otherwise the noodles are several years at least.

    17. 08-02-2006 01:33 PM #17
      Quote, originally posted by Lwize »

      Don't be silly. Twinkies are the cockroach of the food world...

      Yeah, but I thought they stopped making Twinkies...meaning supplies are already limited and we haven't even begun to lob the nukes.


    18. 08-02-2006 01:51 PM #18
      Ramens shelf life is Longer than a twinkie but not as long as SPAM

    19. 08-02-2006 03:04 PM #19
      i swear i've had the same giant pack of ramen for six years now. the pack has moved with me twice now.

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