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    • Andybez38
    • By Andybez38 9th Oct 16, 4:43 PM
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    I ate out of date food. I'm still alive.
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    • 9th Oct 16, 4:43 PM
    I ate out of date food. I'm still alive. 9th Oct 16 at 4:43 PM
    I have eaten out of date food. drank out of date milk. To my amazement i'm still alive. What have you eaten/drank past the sell by, use by date? Guess your still alive if you reply.
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    • welshbookworm
    • By welshbookworm 9th Oct 16, 4:48 PM
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    Was drinking ground coffee and only when I finished the pack did I realise it was a YEAR out of date.
    The eggs I scrambled this morning were 2 weeks out of date.
    I am still alive and suffering no side effects at all
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    • Wizard of Id
    • By Wizard of Id 9th Oct 16, 4:50 PM
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    • 9th Oct 16, 4:50 PM
    Still using herbs & spices that are dated Jan 2008, never had any bad effects yet and the taste is still OK.
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    • Tipsntreats
    • By Tipsntreats 9th Oct 16, 5:04 PM
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    • 9th Oct 16, 5:04 PM
    Hi Andybez38 long time no see.
    I am always eating out of date stuff, if it smells OK.
    But once when I lived in Jersey, I was so thirsty after drinking the night before, I drank a whole pint of gone of milk - yuk.
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    • Nomoonatall
    • By Nomoonatall 9th Oct 16, 5:14 PM
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    • 9th Oct 16, 5:14 PM
    I used up some herbs recently. Then saw the price sticker...37 and a half pence.

    Thankfully the food was for a visitor, not heard from them since. Very ungrateful of them.
    • Rosemary7391
    • By Rosemary7391 9th Oct 16, 5:15 PM
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    Pretty much anything that hasn't yet gone mouldy, gunky, or started to stink. Blue cheese excepted - that's allowed to have the proper mould on it and I try not to smell it! I take dates on stuff as advisory on when it might start thinking about going off...
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    • Tigsteroonie
    • By Tigsteroonie 9th Oct 16, 5:16 PM
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    i wouldn't know as I never look at the dates! Having bought chicken that was 'off' despite being 2 days before its best before, I now just trust my nose.
    Last edited by Tigsteroonie; 09-10-2016 at 5:17 PM. Reason: Wrong its. I do apologise. I don't know what came over me.
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    • Valli
    • By Valli 9th Oct 16, 5:21 PM
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    At work I get given ood stuff as they know I will eat it. I'm talking yoghurt 1 day out...
    Or prepared fruit which is £1 - £2 a pot.
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    • trollopscarletwoman
    • By trollopscarletwoman 9th Oct 16, 6:28 PM
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    Eat soup out of a tin 3 years out of date.

    Tasted better than the new stuff.

    Mind you, when brain is frazzled I'll eat anything.

    But sour milk-can't take that.

    Round here there is a brand of milk which says "our cows drink spring water".
    Last edited by trollopscarletwoman; 09-10-2016 at 6:30 PM.
    • Murphybear
    • By Murphybear 9th Oct 16, 6:37 PM
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    My OH will eat anything after its sell by date unless it's rank. We have eaten loads of stuff from the freezer that has been there for years, still alive. The 2 year old steak and the 3 year old curry were particularly good
    • Missli
    • By Missli 9th Oct 16, 7:00 PM
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    I cooked and are a whole chicken that was a day out of date (well about 8 hours tbf). It smelled, and looked fine, no sliminess at all, (actually better than some Ive had well within date) so I rubbed it down well with lemon juice, seasoned and cooked. None of us were sick, and it tasted wonderful.
    • Nomoonatall
    • By Nomoonatall 9th Oct 16, 7:04 PM
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    I ate a packet of crisps today. Not out of date, but the packet was open....sealed in a 6 pack, though.

    Every single crisp in the pack was soft. I wasn't too happy once I'd scoffed them all.
    • trollopscarletwoman
    • By trollopscarletwoman 9th Oct 16, 7:06 PM
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    I ate a packet of crisps today. Not out of date, but the packet was open....sealed in a 6 pack, though.

    Every single crisp in the pack was soft. I wasn't too happy once I'd scoffed them all.
    Originally posted by Nomoonatall
    Crisps, I find, are certainly one thing that goes off quickly.
    • mark88man
    • By mark88man 9th Oct 16, 7:12 PM
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    Lots of old stuff from the freezer, if we ever buy a ready meals (sometimes do a week off, and DS2 has a weakness for shop made carbonara) it will get eaten (by me mainly).

    I Don't even think about it up to a week, after that it gets the smell test
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    • Sam Fallow
    • By Sam Fallow 9th Oct 16, 7:14 PM
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    Had a couple of Chicken Tikka Pasties for lunch. Think it said the 4th on them. No problems so fa-............
    • Nomoonatall
    • By Nomoonatall 9th Oct 16, 7:20 PM
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    Don't mean to put a downer on things, but you will all surely die one day!

    And it's your own fault!....see, Sam Fallow's already dropped!
    • trollopscarletwoman
    • By trollopscarletwoman 9th Oct 16, 7:26 PM
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    There is a Ray Mears survival episode where an ex-Vietnam war fighter pilot eats a tin of emergency rations containing corned beef left over from the 60's.

    Tasted good.

    They didn't say what happened after though!
    • ScarletMarble
    • By ScarletMarble 9th Oct 16, 8:43 PM
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    Noticed canned fizzy drinks and beer have an odd taste 10 months after the bbd.

    Anything else is fine.
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    • Sam Fallow
    • By Sam Fallow 9th Oct 16, 9:13 PM
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    Right I'm back from A&E and feeling hungry.

    So what's the deal with water and it's sell by date. When the ad tells you it's been filtered through volcanic rock for 1,000s of years but still has a BBD?

    It can't all be from Peckham Spring can it?
    • mark88man
    • By mark88man 9th Oct 16, 9:44 PM
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    A propos of nothing in particular, wasn't there a thread about euphemisms for being sick

    I think I'll call Ralph on the porcelain telephone and find out
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