North Korean Ration?

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Re: North Korean Ration?

Post by DangerousDave » Mon Sep 18, 2017 7:41 pm

The packing girl was executed by Rocket-man, for pre-smoking the cig, and not eating the peach ring desert, first. 8)
After the Chicken and the Egg, came the "Omelet"!

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Re: North Korean Ration?

Post by wats6831 » Mon Sep 18, 2017 9:37 pm

Mpitt wrote:
DonJa wrote:
There's also the Quick Strike Ration:

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(Doubles as toilet paper in a pinch)
These get sniped up too fast on Ebay by some user named M_Stewart1941
lol...wow I can't believe I got that joke.
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Re: North Korean Ration?

Post by Mpitt » Mon Sep 18, 2017 9:46 pm

wats6831 wrote:
lol...wow I can't believe I got that joke.
:oops:
Ha, yeah, this might be the wrong crowd for that joke (home decoration fans). Plus, I am also showing my age a bit.

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Re: North Korean Ration?

Post by OtisRNeedleman » Tue Sep 19, 2017 5:52 pm

Simon2002mre wrote:
OtisRNeedleman wrote:
shawker71 wrote:Well yeah, but it was pretty good wasn't it?

No, it was awful.

That wouldn't even be close to an NK ration, if they have their own. First, NK is pretty particular about pictures of Kim Il Song, Kim Jong Il, and Kim Jong Un. They wouldn't put their pictures on something designed to be cut up and thrown away. Second, the "accessory package" is literally garbage. There would be no ammunition included. There wouldn't be a cigarette butt. Lastly, the amount of rice in the ration is insufficient, and there are no other food items.

IF NK were to have MRE-type rations, they might get them from China. Alternatively, they may have developed their own special rations for their special operations troops. "Regular" troops would likely eat from field kitchens and/or forage.

My qualifications - former Korean linguist, retired intelligence officer, 39 months in Korea.
....I think it was a perody...
In reflecting, you're right. Having been in Korea during the "tree incident", and having worked what we in "the business" call the "Korean problem", just take that stuff seriously.

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Re: North Korean Ration?

Post by Simon2002mre » Tue Sep 19, 2017 7:42 pm

OtisRNeedleman wrote: In reflecting, you're right. Having been in Korea during the "tree incident", and having worked what we in "the business" call the "Korean problem", just take that stuff seriously.
Hey man no harm done,
Thank you for your service.
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Re: North Korean Ration?

Post by shawker71 » Tue Sep 19, 2017 7:56 pm

5 pages in and you are no closer to an answer. Still had a good ride getting here though huh?
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Post by Simon2002mre » Tue Sep 19, 2017 8:04 pm

shawker71 wrote:5 pages in and you are no closer to an answer. Still had a good ride getting here though huh?
Ya, this is my most posted feed, and it still is really interesting!
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Re: North Korean Ration?

Post by archapma-0 » Sat Dec 30, 2017 9:42 pm

They are available, but they are illegal to purchase here in the United States. It is against the Federal Law. One of my Chinese vendors asked me if I wanted to buy some. I told him no. He told me he tries to list them on Ebay and they immediately remove the page.

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Re: North Korean Ration?

Post by Simon2002mre » Sat Dec 30, 2017 11:49 pm

archapma-0 wrote:They are available, but they are illegal to purchase here in the United States. It is against the Federal Law. One of my Chinese vendors asked me if I wanted to buy some. I told him no. He told me he tries to list them on Ebay and they immediately remove the page.
Man, what a cool ration that would be to try out.
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Re: North Korean Ration?

Post by lnschnei » Mon Jan 01, 2018 6:26 pm

Simon2002mre wrote:
archapma-0 wrote:They are available, but they are illegal to purchase here in the United States. It is against the Federal Law. One of my Chinese vendors asked me if I wanted to buy some. I told him no. He told me he tries to list them on Ebay and they immediately remove the page.
Man, what a cool ration that would be to try out.
One would think we could talk a Chinese MRE enthusiast into documenting one if they are indeed available in China... it certainly would be interesting

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