GAME's Christmas Dinner in a can

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GAME's Christmas Dinner in a can

Post by GigaPepsiMan » Fri Dec 06, 2013 6:44 am

Daily Mail wrote:The stomach-churning Christmas dinner for GAMERS: Tin containing a three-course meal means no time is wasted in the Cheap MDF rubbish

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With gamers admitting they’d give up Christmas dinner to avoid having to stop playing, one store has invented an entire festive feast in a tin.

Dubbed 'Christmas Tinner', the nausea-inducing concoction comprises of nine layers of food - ranging from a starter to a pudding.

The top layer is made of scrambled egg and bacon and this sits above a layer of fruity mincemeat.

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The middle layers combine turkey and potatoes, roast carrots and other trimmings before being finished off by a layer of Christmas pudding.

It has been created by retailer GAME, with designer Chris Godfrey and costs £1.99.

The launch comes after the gaming retailer found almost half (43 per cent) of gamers in the UK intend to spend the majority of the holidays on their consoles.

It also said the tin saves on the washing up and there is even a ‘Without Sprouts’ version that uses broccoli instead.

The full nine layers, from top to bottom, include scrambled egg and bacon, two mince pies, turkey and potatoes, gravy, bread sauce, cranberry sauce, Brussels sprouts with stuffing - or broccoli with stuffing - roast carrots and parsnips and Christmas pudding,

All the food is sealed in gelatine before being added to the tin one at a time.

The Christmas Tinner has been trialled in the Basingstoke store, and the firm said it plans to sell it in stores across the country if there is enough demand.

Research from Domino’s Pizza recently found that gamers will do anything in order to carrying on playing.

Almost half of male gamers admitted they have turned down sex to continue playing, while a fifth of female gamers said they’d missed weddings and hen dos.

More disgustingly, one in seven gamers confessed to relieving themselves in an empty drinks bottle to avoid having to leave the room - with gamers in Birmingham among the worst offenders.

As a hot alternative to the Christmas Tinner, Firebox is selling the Christmas Dinner HotCan that contains a turkey casserole with vegetables, chipolatas, stuffing balls and cranberry jelly.

HotCans consist of a can of food surrounded by an outer shell, with a water sachet and processed granular limestone in between.

Customers pierce the rim of the can and this sachet, which causes the water to flow into the limestone.

This triggers a natural heat-producing reaction which warms up the food to between 60 and 70 degrees celsius.

The 400g tin then takes 12 minutes to cook and the chemical reaction means user don't even need a cooker or microwave.
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/ ... tchen.html

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Re: GAME's Christmas Dinner in a can

Post by Megamixer » Fri Dec 06, 2013 6:54 am

Burn it with fire is what I'm going to say here.

Also, can't believe people censored in a bottle to avoid leaving the TV! 50% of guys turning down sex for stuff like Call of Duty?!?
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Re: GAME's Christmas Dinner in a can

Post by GigaPepsiMan » Fri Dec 06, 2013 6:59 am

Megamixer wrote:Burn it with fire is what I'm going to say here.

Also, can't believe people censored in a bottle to avoid leaving the TV! 50% of guys turning down sex for stuff like Call of Duty?!?
Probably the type of person who lives in this room.
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Re: GAME's Christmas Dinner in a can

Post by Matt_B » Fri Dec 06, 2013 7:03 am

I heard about someone making something similar as a work of modern art, but I wasn't expecting anyone to turn it into a retail product!

Perhaps a few people will get bought this as a gentle reminder that they probably shouldn't just lock themselves away playing video games for the entirety of their spare time, but I can't imagine anyone wanting to eat it.

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Re: GAME's Christmas Dinner in a can

Post by GigaPepsiMan » Fri Dec 06, 2013 7:08 am

Tempted to buy a few just so I can use them in drinking games, daring people to eat them.

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Re: GAME's Christmas Dinner in a can

Post by Matt_B » Fri Dec 06, 2013 7:17 am

You've got to laugh that they decided to do a version without sprouts as though that alone might be a turn off.

Edit: Here's Chris Godfrey's original version for anyone who's interested:

http://chrisgodfrey.me/All-In-One

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Re: GAME's Christmas Dinner in a can

Post by Fightersmegamix » Fri Dec 06, 2013 7:25 am

Could they not have put the mince pies and christmas pudding together?

I suppose it's done the job and got them lots of attention, negative attention that makes gaming look pretty bad to non-gamers, but still I'm sure GAME don't mind.

As it's a GAME topic the obligitory jokes are required:

£1:99 new, £2:50 second hand

Open up the tin and two layers are missing

Half the tins have no labels etc etc.

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Re: GAME's Christmas Dinner in a can

Post by koopa42 » Fri Dec 06, 2013 7:41 am

Fightersmegamix wrote: As it's a GAME topic the obligitory jokes are required:
Parents go in for Dinner in a Can? Come out with 3 WiiUs and 14 copies of FIFA

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Re: GAME's Christmas Dinner in a can

Post by RetroAerosmith » Fri Dec 06, 2013 8:59 am

GigaPepsiMan wrote:
Megamixer wrote:Burn it with fire is what I'm going to say here.

Also, can't believe people censored in a bottle to avoid leaving the TV! 50% of guys turning down sex for stuff like Call of Duty?!?
Probably the type of person who lives in this room.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uzy1uUge ... e=youtu.be
"thats my bed!"...jesus chriist, that guy needs a kick up the asss...Then again, who would video their room looking like that? I get lazy periods but id never resort to that stage in life. Bit like those people who go on those obsessive cleaner or how clean is your house programmes, id be mortified if a family member was on these with like an inch of dirt on the cooker etc and the usually fat family are complaining of backache or asthma..
That gamers room looks like how a non gamer imagines a person that plays games lives.

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Re: GAME's Christmas Dinner in a can

Post by DPrinny » Fri Dec 06, 2013 10:53 am

Megamixer wrote:Burn it with fire is what I'm going to say here.

Also, can't believe people censored in a bottle to avoid leaving the TV! 50% of guys turning down sex for stuff like Call of Duty?!?
Thats because they like handling other peoples big guns

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Re: GAME's Christmas Dinner in a can

Post by SoupDragon » Fri Dec 06, 2013 11:19 am

DPrinny wrote:
Megamixer wrote:Burn it with fire is what I'm going to say here.

Also, can't believe people censored in a bottle to avoid leaving the TV! 50% of guys turning down sex for stuff like Call of Duty?!?
Thats because they like handling other peoples big guns
lol :lol:

As for the tin? I'll stick to goose thanks :D
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Re: GAME's Christmas Dinner in a can

Post by DPrinny » Fri Dec 06, 2013 11:30 am

SoupDragon wrote:
DPrinny wrote:
Megamixer wrote:Burn it with fire is what I'm going to say here.

Also, can't believe people censored in a bottle to avoid leaving the TV! 50% of guys turning down sex for stuff like Call of Duty?!?
Thats because they like handling other peoples big guns
lol :lol:

As for the tin? I'll stick to goose thanks :D
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Re: GAME's Christmas Dinner in a can

Post by Grizzly » Fri Dec 06, 2013 11:31 am

Yeah. I'm staying away from this thread for the time being.
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Re: GAME's Christmas Dinner in a can

Post by DPrinny » Fri Dec 06, 2013 11:43 am

Grizzly wrote:Yeah. I'm staying away from this thread for the time being.
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Re: GAME's Christmas Dinner in a can

Post by Negative Creep » Fri Dec 06, 2013 1:20 pm

Brussel sprouts? Eww I'm out
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