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Mon Nov 5, 2012, 12:18 PM

 

TV Dinners...



15 votes, 1 pass | Time left: Unlimited
I live on them
1 (7%)
Never had one (liar)
0 (0%)
I ate them as a kid but wouldn't touch them now
7 (47%)
What the hell is a TV dinner?
0 (0%)
Road kill is better for you - and tastes better
0 (0%)
The mashed potatoes aren't bad, but the rest of it sucks moose cock
0 (0%)
How do you "wave" a TV dinner in an aluminum tray without blowing up the nuke box?
0 (0%)
Okay, okay, I admit it. I have one every once in a while. So shoot me, shoot me, shoot me
5 (33%)
The lasagne is okay
0 (0%)
There are three things you should never do. The first is eat a TV dinner. I forget the other two.
2 (13%)
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Reply TV Dinners... (Original post)
HopeHoops Nov 2012 OP
Lady Freedom Returns Nov 2012 #1
ohiosmith Nov 2012 #2
HopeHoops Nov 2012 #5
Liberal Veteran Nov 2012 #8
HopeHoops Nov 2012 #10
OriginalGeek Nov 2012 #21
HopeHoops Nov 2012 #22
OriginalGeek Nov 2012 #23
ashling Nov 2012 #46
OriginalGeek Nov 2012 #48
Kaleva Nov 2012 #3
HopeHoops Nov 2012 #6
Kaleva Nov 2012 #15
HopeHoops Nov 2012 #17
Liberal Veteran Nov 2012 #4
HopeHoops Nov 2012 #7
HappyMe Nov 2012 #9
HopeHoops Nov 2012 #11
HappyMe Nov 2012 #12
HopeHoops Nov 2012 #13
Arazi Nov 2012 #32
RedCloud Nov 2012 #14
Taverner Nov 2012 #16
Kaleva Nov 2012 #18
Ptah Nov 2012 #24
Taverner Nov 2012 #28
Ptah Nov 2012 #29
Tabasco_Dave Nov 2012 #58
newcriminal Nov 2012 #19
HopeHoops Nov 2012 #20
gvstn Nov 2012 #25
Denninmi Nov 2012 #26
MissMarple Nov 2012 #27
Smuckies Nov 2012 #30
HopeHoops Nov 2012 #37
Smuckies Nov 2012 #41
HopeHoops Nov 2012 #43
Brother Buzz Nov 2012 #31
warrprayer Nov 2012 #36
HopeHoops Nov 2012 #38
Brother Buzz Nov 2012 #45
HopeHoops Nov 2012 #47
Brother Buzz Nov 2012 #49
MassedPole Nov 2012 #33
HopeHoops Nov 2012 #40
hifiguy Nov 2012 #34
HopeHoops Nov 2012 #39
hifiguy Nov 2012 #42
HopeHoops Nov 2012 #44
warrprayer Nov 2012 #35
datasuspect Nov 2012 #50
HopeHoops Nov 2012 #51
datasuspect Nov 2012 #52
HopeHoops Nov 2012 #53
datasuspect Nov 2012 #54
Mr. Mojo Risen Nov 2012 #55
HopeHoops Nov 2012 #56
orleans Nov 2012 #57

Response to HopeHoops (Original post)

Mon Nov 5, 2012, 12:34 PM

1. I rather have Pizza!

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Response to HopeHoops (Original post)

Mon Nov 5, 2012, 01:08 PM

2. My fav!

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Response to ohiosmith (Reply #2)

Mon Nov 5, 2012, 01:42 PM

5. You do know that salisbury steak is just scrapple in sauce, right?

 

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Response to HopeHoops (Reply #5)

Mon Nov 5, 2012, 01:50 PM

8. The chicken is obtained from defects at the shoe factory.

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Response to Liberal Veteran (Reply #8)

Mon Nov 5, 2012, 02:01 PM

10. Yeah, that really just brings the sun right out.

 

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Response to HopeHoops (Reply #5)

Mon Nov 5, 2012, 07:37 PM

21. I like scrapple too!

but only like once a year at most


I can feel it giving me gout with every bite.

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Response to OriginalGeek (Reply #21)

Tue Nov 6, 2012, 09:32 AM

22. I used to love it (fried with syrup). I quit meat entirely in '89.

 

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Response to HopeHoops (Reply #22)

Tue Nov 6, 2012, 11:24 AM

23. I've been cutting back

unfortunately, I think I'm replacing the meat with just as unhealthy other things. I'll make a big salad for dinner and not have anything else but I use a lot of dressing and throw in olives and croutons and sometimes some tuna or a few slices of pepperoni and cheese and I doubt it's doing me any good. I've been doing this for about a week and half and I'm getting grumpy at dinner-time lol...at elast I have cut out almost all bread for a while...I doubt I will stay with that though. I love bread.

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Response to OriginalGeek (Reply #23)

Tue Nov 6, 2012, 04:20 PM

46. Just in case you didn't know,

pepperoni is meat, so replacing meat with pepperoni is not replacing it with "just as unhealthy other things" It is replacing it with just as unhealthy the same thing. sorta kinda.

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Response to ashling (Reply #46)

Tue Nov 6, 2012, 04:50 PM

48. lol!

yep - i meant in the cutting back way as far as Pepperoni goes. A few slices of that is way less meat than I would ordinarily eat at a normal supper.

Compared to the number of green olives and the quarts of Green Goddess dressing, the pepperoni hardly register..

I tried some no-calorie asian sesame/ginger dressing but I didn't like it. The flavor was weird. Walden? Waldorf's? SOmethign with a W.


Ohhhhhhhhhhhhh!

THAT's probably what made it suck. The W.

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Response to HopeHoops (Original post)

Mon Nov 5, 2012, 01:25 PM

3. Kind of a pain as I have to have 3-4 of them for a decent meal for myself

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Response to Kaleva (Reply #3)

Mon Nov 5, 2012, 01:43 PM

6. I trust you jest.

 

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Response to HopeHoops (Reply #6)

Mon Nov 5, 2012, 03:20 PM

15. No

For many years, I ate one meal a day and that was in the evening so when I did eat, it was like combining breakfast, lunch and dinner into one meal.

I know that's not healthy and I'm trying to improve my eating habits by having apples, carrots and/or celery during the day but I don't eat them 'cause I'm hungry, I'm not, I eat them so I don't consume so much food at one time in the evening.

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Response to Kaleva (Reply #15)

Mon Nov 5, 2012, 06:43 PM

17. Well, to be fair, I've gone several days without food because I couldn't swallow.

 

So far it hasn't killed me, but one day it might.

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Response to HopeHoops (Original post)

Mon Nov 5, 2012, 01:34 PM

4. The microwave makes it worse.

By the time the meat is heated through, the vegetables have experienced a mutation incident from being nuked so thoroughly that they are unrecognizable.

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Response to Liberal Veteran (Reply #4)

Mon Nov 5, 2012, 01:43 PM

7. That's what a nuke box is for.

 

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Response to HopeHoops (Original post)

Mon Nov 5, 2012, 01:55 PM

9. I have a couple of Stouffer's

dinners in the freezer. They are pretty damn good.

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Response to HappyMe (Reply #9)

Mon Nov 5, 2012, 02:06 PM

11. Yeah, it's also a Republican-owned company. Don't buy it again or I'll have to spank you.

 

No, not in that way. Pervert.

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Response to HopeHoops (Reply #11)

Mon Nov 5, 2012, 02:09 PM

12. sigh!

I can't keep up with all the damn boycotts.

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Response to HappyMe (Reply #12)

Mon Nov 5, 2012, 02:12 PM

13. They do make a killer veggie lasagne, but I won't buy it anymore.

 

I used to buy all Marcal products until I found out that Koch owned them. I switched to Scott's - no political affiliation.

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Response to HappyMe (Reply #9)

Tue Nov 6, 2012, 02:54 PM

32. Stouffer's Fettuccini Alfredo, yum! I confess there's always a box of that in the freezer

for those days I get home just too late to cook.

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Response to HopeHoops (Original post)

Mon Nov 5, 2012, 03:13 PM

14. Radio Dinner was pretty "tasty" as I recall.

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Response to HopeHoops (Original post)

Mon Nov 5, 2012, 05:42 PM

16. ....do not exist anymore

 

The "Tv Dinner" is specifically a frozen meal, but it MUST be put in a metal container. Microwave safe means Microwave Meal, not TV Dinner

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Response to Taverner (Reply #16)

Mon Nov 5, 2012, 06:47 PM

18. When's the last time you got invited to a party? 1972?

Just kidding!

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Response to Taverner (Reply #16)

Tue Nov 6, 2012, 11:26 AM

24. nope.

A TV dinner (also called a frozen dinner, frozen meal, microwave meal, or ready meal)
is a prepackaged frozen or chilled meal that usually comes as an individual portion.
It requires very little preparation and contains all the elements for a single-serving meal.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/TV_dinner

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Response to Ptah (Reply #24)

Tue Nov 6, 2012, 02:11 PM

28. Wikipedia LIES!!!!

 

A TV Dinner MUST, ABSOLUTELY, LOOK LIKE THIS!!!!!


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Response to Taverner (Reply #28)

Tue Nov 6, 2012, 02:43 PM

29. Serving suggestion:

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Response to Taverner (Reply #28)

Wed Nov 7, 2012, 01:27 AM

58. That was my favorite!!!!

They don't make it anymore.

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Response to HopeHoops (Original post)

Mon Nov 5, 2012, 06:57 PM

19. I haven't had one in years.

I don't look down on anyone who does though.

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Response to newcriminal (Reply #19)

Mon Nov 5, 2012, 06:58 PM

20. I can honestly say I haven't eaten one in at least 35 years - and I'm only 49.

 

They always sucked.

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Response to HopeHoops (Original post)

Tue Nov 6, 2012, 11:38 AM

25. If you have the time

You can make your tv dinner up "fresh" rather than frozen.

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Response to HopeHoops (Original post)

Tue Nov 6, 2012, 01:33 PM

26. Actually, I've been eating 3-4 Lean Cuisine or Weight Watchers or Healthy Choice a week lately.

They're not horrible. Right now, my schedule is crazy I have to be out of the house many days by 5:15 in the morning, and some nights not home until 9:00.

Just no time to cook. It's nuts.

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Response to HopeHoops (Original post)

Tue Nov 6, 2012, 01:54 PM

27. A peanut butter and jelly sandwich is better for you.

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Response to HopeHoops (Original post)

Tue Nov 6, 2012, 02:50 PM

30. I found two pubic hairs in mine about 10 yrs ago

Wont eat em since.

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Response to Smuckies (Reply #30)

Tue Nov 6, 2012, 03:17 PM

37. Damn. Only TWO? You got ripped off. USDA standards require at least six.

 

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Response to HopeHoops (Reply #37)

Tue Nov 6, 2012, 03:29 PM

41. :-O

What!! I did get ripped off! >

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Response to Smuckies (Reply #41)

Tue Nov 6, 2012, 03:46 PM

43. Yeah! Well how about "potted meat food product"? Think Dinty Moore beef stew here.

 

The USDA has a standard for that which dictates the minimum number of peas and carrot chunks per serving. The shit's gross to begin with, but why does it need a standard?

As for the TV dinner, most of them contain at least 9 pubic hairs just to be sure they are in compliance.

On Edit: Oh, and don't eat at Taco Bell. They exceed the minimum pubic hair requirements but not on purpose.

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Response to HopeHoops (Original post)

Tue Nov 6, 2012, 02:51 PM

31. Get A Load Of This



Hat tip to Charley Jordan's - Keep It Clean

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Response to Brother Buzz (Reply #31)

Tue Nov 6, 2012, 03:08 PM

36. you beat me to it!!!

Damn I miss Doctor Demento

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Response to Brother Buzz (Reply #31)

Tue Nov 6, 2012, 03:22 PM

38. FUCK THAT NOISE! EVERYBODY south of the Mason-Dixon knows RC only goes with MoonPies.

 

RC and Twinkies - bah. Bah.

Hell, most people haven't ever had an RC, or a Moxie for that matter. Their loss.

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Response to HopeHoops (Reply #38)

Tue Nov 6, 2012, 03:55 PM

45. The boys who wrote that are native of Pasadena, California

and don't know shit about gourmet eating. Never mind Julia Child was from Pasadena, too.

For what it's worth, the serenader doing the caterwauling on that song has a Moxie sign hanging in his kitchen.

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Response to Brother Buzz (Reply #45)

Tue Nov 6, 2012, 04:49 PM

47. Do they have moon pies in California?

 



Hell, I didn't even know you could get RC in California.

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Response to HopeHoops (Reply #47)

Tue Nov 6, 2012, 04:59 PM

49. RC definitely! Moon Pies are an over priced novelty item we see only occasionally

Today, RC is no longer available in the 16 oz bottle, just in cans. Royal Crown is my go-to cola.


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Response to HopeHoops (Original post)

Tue Nov 6, 2012, 02:56 PM

33. I got few Hungry Man dinners in my freezer.

 

Going to pick one for dinner tonight. To Nervous to cook.

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Response to MassedPole (Reply #33)

Tue Nov 6, 2012, 03:24 PM

40. Grammar Police - "TOO nervous to cook". Worry thee not. Obama's got it in the bag.

 

Try some oatmeal or something. You don't want a case of the shits when Alaska's polls close (even though it will be over long before midnight ET).

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Response to HopeHoops (Original post)

Tue Nov 6, 2012, 02:58 PM

34. Practically lived on the Swanson

Beef and Fish dinners between the ages of 12 and 14. That was so long ago Nixon was president.

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Response to hifiguy (Reply #34)

Tue Nov 6, 2012, 03:23 PM

39. Nixon and beef and fish TV dinners. Why does that sound like a perfect match?

 

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Response to HopeHoops (Reply #39)

Tue Nov 6, 2012, 03:30 PM

42. My family wasn't

that bad off during the reign of Tricky Dick, but I was in my "I only eat certain things" phase. For me it was TV dinners and spice cake with chocolate frosting. And I drank store-brand ginger ale or Moxie almost exclusively during the same time. Yes, you could get Moxie in Minnesota then. I was a weird tween and now I am a weird (certified Asperger's) adult.

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Response to hifiguy (Reply #42)

Tue Nov 6, 2012, 03:48 PM

44. I get Moxie all the time around here. They even have a diet version now. Tastes the same.

 

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Response to HopeHoops (Original post)

Tue Nov 6, 2012, 05:00 PM

50. I'm Fat

 

and I'm Nationwide

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Response to datasuspect (Reply #50)

Tue Nov 6, 2012, 05:08 PM

51. Then there's Weird Al...

 



And ZZ Top of course...


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Response to HopeHoops (Reply #51)

Tue Nov 6, 2012, 05:14 PM

52. Check it out on the Chevrolet one mo time

 

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Response to datasuspect (Reply #52)

Tue Nov 6, 2012, 05:17 PM

53. Shit. That's before they grew out their beards and before I was allowed to go to rock concerts.

 

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Response to HopeHoops (Reply #53)

Tue Nov 6, 2012, 05:19 PM

54. that's when frank beard still played drums

 

joking, he's still badass.

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Response to HopeHoops (Original post)

Tue Nov 6, 2012, 05:20 PM

55. Never eat that crap!

Heavily processed, factory made food. Tastes horrible, horrible for you.

Just say no!

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Response to Mr. Mojo Risen (Reply #55)

Tue Nov 6, 2012, 05:34 PM

56. Yes Mr. Morrison. Besides, I only get the veggie stuff. I don't do meat.

 

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Response to HopeHoops (Original post)

Wed Nov 7, 2012, 01:16 AM

57. i remember the best vanilla pudding in the world

in tv dinners

omg it was good.

don't really recall much about the rest of them. corn ok, but that pudding was to die for.

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