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Old 12-09-2015, 07:01 AM
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Went out on the beach this morning south of FP inlet - 100's of packages of ramen noodles all over the beach! Heard up in Brevard that packages of Café Bustelo Cuban coffee are washing up. I'm assuming these are probably from a couple of the containers that washed off a barge offshore a few days ago.

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Old 12-09-2015, 07:24 AM
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I see that AP has picked it up:
http://www.msn.com/en-us/news/offbea...R7&ocid=ASUDHP
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lol, yeah I heard about this. I am nervous to take the boat out in fear of hitting a submerged one! The thought scares the snot out of me....then again, the weather has kept me at the dock!!!!!
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How do those containers not sink?
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lol, yeah I heard about this. I am nervous to take the boat out in fear of hitting a submerged one! The thought scares the snot out of me....then again, the weather has kept me at the dock!!!!!
Have you seen "All is Lost"? Talk about bad luck
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Have you seen "All is Lost"? Talk about bad luck
Yup....the exact reason for my fear!
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Went out on the beach this morning south of FP inlet - 100's of packages of ramen noodles all over the beach!
Must have lost a whole container full of them. That insurance claim could be for tens of dollars.
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Are they still sealed/good?
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Are they still sealed/good?
Hungry?
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Would the barge's owner be responsible for the cleanup of the contents?
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I wonder if you can use them as targets for gun practice as they float in. Sealed contained is worth taking a shot at!
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Those are sealed cans of Bustelo coffee!!
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Man it is time for y'all to get some coffee!!!

Noodles, forget those.
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Noodles, forget those.
Unless they have been in the water the right amount of time . . . . . . . . . . . . .
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Originally Posted by 216rinker View Post
How do those containers not sink?
It depends on the cargo contained inside... Sometimes enough air is trapped in the cargo (e.g. coffee cans) to provide just enough buoyancy for the container to remain afloat (semi submerged really)...
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Ramen and Coffee.
College all over again.

Then after College when I was paying student loans
Then after paying daycare + more student loans.
Then after paying Pre-paid College tuition for my kids
Then after paying for major medical events

Who am I kidding. That's gourmet food even today...
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These were washing ashore last month in Melbourne beach along with jugs of cooking oil.

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It's actually GOOD coffee!...
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Damn I'd love to find a bunch of coffee washing up like that! Good find $$
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Cafe bustelo is good coffee and it's still cheap....I wonder how long a can or brick will last after being in the salt water.
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