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SPAM invasion! run for the hills

Discussion in 'Counter-Battery Fire' started by chibobber, Nov 14, 2018.

  1. A-58

    A-58 Cool Dude

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    It's a delicacy in Hawaii and Guam since WW2. I've read that cans of Spam are coveted stoking stuffers during Christmas.

    As far as Spam being sent to the Rooskies, I've read that they called it "Roosevelt Sausage" as well.

    I keep some at the house too. Mostly for breakfast (thin cut, fried w/eggs) or thin cut and fried Spam Sammiches. Haven't tried it in gumbo yet, but it's pretty good in pastalaya though.
     
  2. Poppy

    Poppy grasshopper Patron  

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    anyone ever break the first few millimeter strip that comes to open the spam safe?
    that is a dangerous procedure.
     
  3. Poppy

    Poppy grasshopper Patron  

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    if only they could form spam into hotdog shape...
     
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    OpanaPointer I Point at Opana Staff Member Patron   WW2|ORG Editor

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    OpanaPointerand Poppy, thanks guys for the"likes" Old fools like me need some symphony in dealing with spa, the food ( well maybe it is food) and the computer kind. I was born in 1940 and spam was eaten at our table, I figured it was what was left over after the packing houses removed all the meat from a hog. Not a pork chop!! As for computers and their peripherals, I long to take a ball peen hammer and beat the hell out of mine on occasion. Any satisfaction would soon turn to more anguish as I would miss the contacts here. Poppy, I share your frustration. I wish there was a teen in my neighborhood to keep mine running. Yesterday my printer told me it was plugged into a USB3 port and was so distressed it refused to work. If was, in fact, plugged into a #2 port as it has always has been. A Windows update changed its mind! Not SPAM but irritating all the same :)
    But the damned fool things keep us connected all over the globe, therefore, are forgiven. Can you imagine the next war when one has to remember their password to fire a 155mm and wait for an update!

    Gaines
     
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    Droptrack New Member

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    One more bit on the Spam topic just to make sure that we have beaten it to death. I saw this little bistro in Paoay, Luzon, on a trip I took to the Philippines a couple of years ago.
     

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    Poppy grasshopper Patron  

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    great minds
     
  8. OpanaPointer

    OpanaPointer I Point at Opana Staff Member Patron   WW2|ORG Editor

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    ...and so do ours.
     
  9. Poppy

    Poppy grasshopper Patron  

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    deep fried spam doughnuts.
    next big thing
     
  10. Terry D

    Terry D Active Member

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    Run for the hills? But the Hills Have Eyes!
     
  11. Poppy

    Poppy grasshopper Patron  

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    eyes, arseholes, lips and hooves.
    mmm, and salt.
     
  12. Poppy

    Poppy grasshopper Patron  

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    doh
    hate being the last guy.
    any takers
     
  13. chibobber

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    When I posted this originally.It was in reference to the site being hit by numerous spam messages. In true WW2F fashion it went completely sideways.The topic devolved into an amazingly interesting discussion of the canned pork product.Which is by all means better than bi..thing about a bunch of unwanted advertising.
    What fun.
     

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