Coronavirus Hits Ramen Noodle Factory (College Students Panic)
FIRST: Lets get this out of the way real fast - I'm not trying to make light of the 7 employees for the Maruchan Ramen Noodle factory in Virginia that got sick. I wish them a quick recovery.
NEXT: those things are made in Virginia? I though we imported Ramen Noodles from Asia. Well that blows up my world view. If that's the case, I am no longer going to struggle to eat them with chop sticks. What's the point? If that's American food then I'll just use a fork or my hands or something.
FINALLY: admit it, I am not the only one who chuckled at hearing that a Ramen noodle factory might have to close down. The first thing I thought of is a bunch of broke college students in a panic that they might run out of their only affordable food choice due to COVID-19.
But college students should not be afraid. Colleges are closed. All those students took their three months of laundry and went home to wait out the pandemic with mom and dad. There is plenty to eat at home - and their laundry is getting done. No problems.
I wonder if this will cause a run on those noodles like we had on toilet paper? Can you see it? Panicked college students at Walmart fighting over boxes of the stuff? I'd pay to see that.