Originally Posted by Sentry
MRE's are way better then IMPs. IMPs give you a half a million little packets, all paper in a paper bag. Way too much crap, and when you have to carry your garbage all day in your ruck a gooey shitty bag sucks.
Er, you don't actually
carry all that crap do you? In the real world you strip down your rations and carry only what you will use. Otherwise you have a lot of unnecessary weight and mess to lug around.
Here's a funny little sidenote on US servicemen's likes and dislikes about MRE's (from a link on FARK.com):