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 4 year old Gatorade: Safe to drink?
macman37  [Team Member]
3/21/2011 10:23:56 AM EDT
Dated Jan 28 2007... If you dare me to drink it you don't get to call dibs...
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DK-Prof  [Moderator]
3/21/2011 10:24:50 AM EDT
I recently drank some Powerade that was dated 2004. No bad effects.
metalsaber  [Life Member]
3/21/2011 10:24:53 AM EDT
so i call dibs then.
basp2005  [Team Member]
3/21/2011 10:25:27 AM EDT
I'll go with, dare.
SeanTX  [Team Member]
3/21/2011 10:25:31 AM EDT
Being accustomed to Mac Kool-Aid you'll be fine.
schizrade  [Team Member]
3/21/2011 10:25:38 AM EDT
Drink it, and if you never post back, DK-Prof will sticky this as a warning to all the netz...
macman37  [Team Member]
3/21/2011 10:25:51 AM EDT
Originally Posted By DK-Prof:
I recently drank some Powerade that was dated 2004. No bad effects.


You're like a doctor or something so I'm gonna drink it...
macman37  [Team Member]
3/21/2011 10:26:21 AM EDT
Smell test: PASS
DK-Prof  [Moderator]
3/21/2011 10:26:38 AM EDT
Originally Posted By macman37:
Originally Posted By DK-Prof:
I recently drank some Powerade that was dated 2004. No bad effects.


You're like a doctor or something so I'm gonna drink it...




I have a t-shirt that says "Not that kind of doctor"
schizrade  [Team Member]
3/21/2011 10:27:16 AM EDT

Originally Posted By macman37:
Smell test: PASS

UR Gonna die...
Wobblin-Goblin  [Team Member]
3/21/2011 10:27:54 AM EDT
I drank Gatorade that was about a year past the date on the bottles and it really churned my stomach up all day. The abdominal pain was pretty intense.

YMMV.
DK-Prof  [Moderator]
3/21/2011 10:29:11 AM EDT
This reminds me that I've got a jar of curry sauce in my pantry that expired in 2001. I guess I should either eat it soon or throw it away.
schizrade  [Team Member]
3/21/2011 10:29:36 AM EDT

Originally Posted By Wobblin-Goblin:
I drank Gatorade that was about a year past the date on the bottles and it really churned my stomach up all day. The abdominal pain was pretty intense.

YMMV.

Or it was the raw hot dogs 9 months past pull date you used the gatorade to wash down... just sayin...
a555  [Member]
3/21/2011 10:30:17 AM EDT
Are you foing to do it?
schizrade  [Team Member]
3/21/2011 10:31:04 AM EDT

Originally Posted By a555:
Are you foing to do it?

He's already dead...
prov  [Team Member]
3/21/2011 10:31:41 AM EDT
Safe? Probably.

It's going to taste like crap though. I have some 1 1/2 year old vintage and it's not so great,I only use it for emergency hangover duty.

macman37  [Team Member]
3/21/2011 10:32:01 AM EDT
Let this be my epitaph:

DK Prof said it was OK...



macman37  [Team Member]
3/21/2011 10:32:54 AM EDT
Taste test: PASS

MMMMM, Yellow flavor!
RECONSIX  [Team Member]
3/21/2011 10:34:54 AM EDT

IBTBA?

(In Before The Belly Ache)



DK-Prof  [Moderator]
3/21/2011 10:35:01 AM EDT
Originally Posted By macman37:
Let this be my epitaph:

DK Prof said it was OK...


http://img845.imageshack.us/img845/4900/0321011427.jpg


If he dies, my "out" will be that I was talking about Powerade, not Gatorade.
TheNamelessOne  [Member]
3/21/2011 10:36:12 AM EDT
my brother cooked a brisket and when i was pouring the BBQ sauce i looked at the date may 4 2002, it was a fine vintage.
macman37  [Team Member]
3/21/2011 10:37:08 AM EDT
Searing anal pain test: PENDING
TheGrandIllusion  [Member]
3/21/2011 10:37:38 AM EDT
Anyone remember All Sport? I used to love that stuff back in the late 90s. When I took a stock clerk job at a supermarket in 2007, we found a case of it in the storage room and I took it home and drank it all in the span of about a week with no ill effect. Went bad in 2000, IIRC.

schizrade  [Team Member]
3/21/2011 10:39:11 AM EDT

Originally Posted By macman37:
Searing anal pain test: PENDING


DK-Prof  [Moderator]
3/21/2011 10:39:51 AM EDT
Originally Posted By macman37:
Searing anal pain test: PENDING


Uhm - you're supposed to DRINK it.
Jakezor  [Team Member]
3/21/2011 10:40:49 AM EDT
How can sugar water go bad?
RECONSIX  [Team Member]
3/21/2011 10:42:09 AM EDT
Originally Posted By DK-Prof:
Originally Posted By macman37:
Searing anal pain test: PENDING


Uhm - you're supposed to DRINK it.


Maybe he's like Quagmire....it doesn't matter how it gets in there.

schizrade  [Team Member]
3/21/2011 10:43:33 AM EDT

Originally Posted By Jakezor:
How can sugar water go bad?

The packaging can be compromised allowing bacteria in, thus making you sick if you consume it.
themcfarland  [Member]
3/21/2011 10:43:57 AM EDT
I used to carry a pack of gatoraid in the trunk of the car for the wife if her sugar got low.. fast forward 5 years, in the HOT Louisiana SUN..

I was way , way, way , way ,way out in the swamps and had driven her car since it got better gas mileage. I threw my day bag along with tools and took off. we were out there for like 28 hours working a problem and I was starving and thirsty .. I ate the tuna foil pack that I carry in my bag but couldnt find anything worth drinking except for her nasty gatoraid.. it was stronger tasting but the tuna still was stronger..

for the record, it went out 4 years ago... I lived... just happened last month..
DK-Prof  [Moderator]
3/21/2011 11:19:48 AM EDT
Did we kill him?

schizrade  [Team Member]
3/21/2011 11:21:59 AM EDT

Originally Posted By DK-Prof:
Did we kill him?


Massive anal convulsions took his life at 1219PST. He will be missed.

Wait, who are we talking about again?
macman37  [Team Member]
3/21/2011 11:22:48 AM EDT
Drank half of it. Got the gurglies down South and figured I'd stop before I had to drop trou and sit on my garbage can.
turbosc20  [Team Member]
3/21/2011 11:24:50 AM EDT
it's got electrolytes!
Wobblin-Goblin  [Team Member]
3/21/2011 11:29:13 AM EDT
Originally Posted By macman37:
Drank half of it. Got the gurglies down South and figured I'd stop before I had to drop trou and sit on my garbage can.

I warned you.

CaribouLou45  [Member]
3/21/2011 11:30:01 AM EDT
Originally Posted By RECONSIX:
Originally Posted By DK-Prof:
Originally Posted By macman37:
Searing anal pain test: PENDING


Uhm - you're supposed to DRINK it.


Maybe he's like Quagmire....it doesn't matter how it gets in there.



macman37  [Team Member]
3/21/2011 11:30:20 AM EDT
Originally Posted By Wobblin-Goblin:
Originally Posted By macman37:
Drank half of it. Got the gurglies down South and figured I'd stop before I had to drop trou and sit on my garbage can.

I warned you.



Your warning is why I stopped at half the bottle...

Warning half heeded!
schizrade  [Team Member]
3/21/2011 11:31:31 AM EDT

Originally Posted By macman37:
Originally Posted By Wobblin-Goblin:
Originally Posted By macman37:
Drank half of it. Got the gurglies down South and figured I'd stop before I had to drop trou and sit on my garbage can.

I warned you.



Your warning is why I stopped at half the bottle...

Warning half heeded!

Dear lord he lived.

Welp, scratch Gatorade off the survival supplies list.
ttam281  [Member]
3/21/2011 11:36:25 AM EDT
I'm surprised. I figured they dump enough potassium sorbate in there to end life on earth.
DK-Prof  [Moderator]
3/21/2011 11:49:34 AM EDT
Probably psycho-somatic
Wobblin-Goblin  [Team Member]
3/21/2011 11:52:39 AM EDT
Originally Posted By macman37:
Originally Posted By Wobblin-Goblin:
Originally Posted By macman37:
Drank half of it. Got the gurglies down South and figured I'd stop before I had to drop trou and sit on my garbage can.

I warned you.


Your warning is why I stopped at half the bottle...

Warning half heeded!

E-Mag  [Team Member]
3/21/2011 11:53:20 AM EDT
drink the rest it will settle your stomach
Sique  [Member]
3/21/2011 11:54:09 AM EDT
I think the ingredients kill any bacteria, either that or it feeds bacteria, I can't remember which, just drink it.
RECONSIX  [Team Member]
3/21/2011 11:55:21 AM EDT

You're still here? I propose a new nick for you....Ironguts.



macman37  [Team Member]
3/21/2011 12:03:44 PM EDT
Originally Posted By RECONSIX:

You're still here? I propose a new nick for you....Ironguts.





Sidebar: I used to seriously have a billy goat's stomach. I could eat anything and not have stomach problems. Then I turned 30.

Sidebar 2: I think I am hallucinating
Sturmgewehr-58  [Team Member]
3/21/2011 12:05:41 PM EDT
Sugary water is never safe to drink anyway.
Gator  [Team Member]
3/21/2011 12:26:33 PM EDT
Originally Posted By E-Mag:
drink the rest it will settle your stomach


That rumor is true!
Brettb19  [Team Member]
3/21/2011 12:42:52 PM EDT
As long as it hasnt been opened / exposed to oxygen then you should be good to go. (i'm drinking 3+ year old gatorade as well)
schizrade  [Team Member]
3/21/2011 12:50:03 PM EDT

Originally Posted By macman37:
Originally Posted By RECONSIX:

You're still here? I propose a new nick for you....Ironguts.





Sidebar: I used to seriously have a billy goat's stomach. I could eat anything and not have stomach problems. Then I turned 30.

Sidebar 2: I think I am hallucinating

30 seems to be the magic fucking number.
phurba  [Life Member]
3/21/2011 12:52:25 PM EDT
Originally Posted By macman37:
Originally Posted By RECONSIX:

You're still here? I propose a new nick for you....Ironguts.





Sidebar: I used to seriously have a billy goat's stomach. I could eat anything and not have stomach problems. Then I turned 30.

Sidebar 2: I think I am hallucinating


Drink more, you're close to true enlightenment.
RickNC  [Member]
3/21/2011 12:57:10 PM EDT
Good god what are you people going to do when SHTF if you're scared to drink an old gatoraid.
damcv62  [Life Member]
3/21/2011 12:57:50 PM EDT
Sure. Have at it.
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