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Offline Fortran

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« on: 26/05/2009 10:37:06 »
Some Mineral water (in the UK) firstly claims to be 60 million years old then suggests
it should be sold by a specific date (usually within 6-8 months)

I guess they got that out of the ground just in time!

Know anymore obscure sell-by / best before stories?



 

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« Reply #1 on: 01/06/2009 13:15:03 »
And it's 'Still' water?
Or is it fizzy?
 

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« Reply #2 on: 01/06/2009 13:34:21 »
I would like to see a bar of chocolate with the legend, 'Best before some other greedy pig gets their hands on it.'
 

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« Reply #3 on: 04/06/2009 21:53:18 »
On general matters my young and very beautiful wife seems tho think that "Best before" and "sell by" actually mean "Deadly Poisonous immediately after" - thus any item out of date is hurled into the trash  - anybody else suffer this or have any tales to tell?
 

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« Reply #4 on: 05/06/2009 08:25:17 »
Many of these 'use by' dates are just to indemnify the manufacturers. We bought a bottle of vinegar a few days ago with a best before date of 2011. I doubt there will be anything wrong with it in 2022, except it wont last that long.

My Mrs has a 'best before'............. best before she wakes up and starts nagging!!!!
 

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« Reply #5 on: 05/06/2009 13:08:49 »
On general matters my young and very beautiful wife seems tho think that "Best before" and "sell by" actually mean "Deadly Poisonous immediately after" - thus any item out of date is hurled into the trash  - anybody else suffer this or have any tales to tell?

My sister is exactly the same.
 

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« Reply #6 on: 16/06/2009 06:03:04 »
I have bicarbonate of soda that says best before April 2001. still works for all the cleaning and de burping jobs!

My favourite is a jar of potassium permanganate with a 1985 expiry, if it`s kept dark it doesn`t go off, and if your kids do get that fungal nail thing at school showers or swimming baths   they keep plugging on the telly a few crystals and barely pink solution does the same and better than the expensive jollop within a week or two.

Works nicely with aluminuim foil for fireworks too!
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