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"What is one thing you will never, ever do?" –– This was today's burning question from Redditor FoodMaster122, who probably wanted to commiserate with some like-minded people.

You see, while most of us are in quarantine, we have a lot of time on our hands. We can learn another language. We can perfect other skills, too. Oh, and we can work on ourselves and figure out what we'll never do... no matter what.

You might have known certain things about yourself before you were locked down, true.

But honestly, these are just principles. Read on.


"My brain power..."

Imagine that the audience is naked while giving a presentation. My brain power is trying to keep the words going, I don't have cells on the side for that kind of imagination.

dalmajii

"I have negative desire..."

Heroin.

I was on morphine after an operation and hated it. I have negative desire to try heroin.

The_Vampire_Barlow

"Treat any retail..."

Treat any retail or service employees like garbage. After working retail I couldn't bring myself to do it.

DignityDWD

"My grandpa..."

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Smoke a cigarette. My grandpa smoked 3 packs a day starting when he was 12 years old until he was 50. He then "quit" and only smoked two packs a day. He lived for another decade or so before he unsurprisingly died from lung cancer. Seeing what he went through in the last few months was enough to convince me to never touch a cigarette. His lungs were so bad, when the doctors diagnosed him the doctor legitimately said, "smoke them if you got them, because you might as well enjoy your last little bit of time." I wish he could have quit for real in time for it to make a difference.

Pete_Mitchel_1997

"I had it happen..."

Cheat on any of my GF's. I had it happen to me in a bad way in a 4 year relationship and I know the pain, so I vowed to never do that to anyone ever.

TheMonkeyMen

"Too many bad genes..."

Have biological children. Too many bad genes that I would rather spare someone else from inheriting.

DeathSpiral321

"This tells us..."

When another driver is trying to do me a favor that I deem safe, I'll never accept it/do it (if I do it at all--again, it has to appear overwhelmingly safe) without giving them a wave and saying thanks.

A (generally) safe example: changing lanes was ALWAYS a problem back when I was riding in big rigs. We sincerely appreciate the people in the lane we're merging into who see our turn signals on and flash their lights at us. This tells us, "we see you, you have plenty of room, and we are not going to be the typical prick who demonstrates that they want to die rn by speeding up. We got you. Go ahead and get over if everything else looks good." If you do that for a trucker and they flash their lights back, that was their way of saying thanks!!

alamosakid

"A broken rubber..."

Bungee jump. A broken rubber brought me into this world and I'm sure as hell not gonna let one take me out.

bloodyhamster69

"101 days..."

Start drinking again. 101 days sober here. Wheeeeeeeeeeee!!!

galwegian

"Granted..."

Cheat on someone. Granted, I'm sure quite a load of people who ended up doing so said this to themselves, but beyond the moral grounds of it being wrong, the thought of doing so and going back to your SO, dropping the news, watching their reaction, and realizing you've made someone that close to you completely lose trust in you sounds absolutely miserable. And I certainly wouldn't want to be on the other end of that situation either.

theOgmonster

Do you have something to confess to George? Text "Secrets" or "🤐" to +1 (310) 299-9390 to talk him about it.

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Have you ever been reading a book, watching a movie, or even sitting down for a fantastical cartoon and began to salivate when the characters dig into some doozy of a made up food?

You're not alone.

Food is apparently fertile ground for creativity. Authors, movie directors, and animators all can't help but put a little extra time and effort into the process of making characters' tasty delights mouthwatering even for audiences on the other side of the screen.

Read on for a perfect mixture of nostalgia and hunger.

AllWhammyNoMorals asked, "What's a fictional food you've always wanted to try?"

Some people were all about the magical foods eaten in the magical places. They couldn't help but wish they could bite into something with fantastical properties and unearthly deliciousness.

Nutritious

"Enchanted golden apple" -- DabbingIsSo2015

"The Minecraft eating sounds make me hungry" -- FishingHobo

"Gotta love that health regeneration" -- r2celjazz

"Pretty sure those are based off the golden apples that grant immortality. Norse mythology I think?" -- Raven_of_Blades

Take Your Pick

"Nearly any food from Charlie and the Chocolate factory" -- CrimsonFox100

"Came here to say snozzberries!" -- Utah_Writer

"Everlasting Gobstoppers #1, but also when they're free to roam near the chocolate river and the entire environment is edible." -- devo9er

Peak Efficiency

"Lembas" -- Roxwords

"The one that fills you with just a bite? My fat a** would be making sandwiches with two lembas breads and putting bacon, avocado and cheese inside. Then probably go for some dessert afterwards. No wonder why those elves are all skinny, eating just one measly bite of this stuff." -- sushister

Some people got stuck on the foods they saw in the cartoons they watched growing up. The vibrant colors, the artistic sounds, and the exaggerated movements all come together to form some good-looking fake grub.

The One and Only

"Krabby patty 🍔" -- Cat_xox

"And a kelp shake" -- titsclitsntennerbits

"As a kid I always pretended burgers from McDonalds were Krabby Patties, heck from time to time I still do for the nostalgia of it all. Many of my friends did the same thing." -- Thisissuchadragtodo

Cheeeeeeeeese

"The pizza from an extremely goofy movie. The stringy cheese just looked magical lol" -- ES_Verified

"The pizza in the old TMNT cartoon as well." -- gate_of_steiner85

"Only bested by the pizza from All Dogs Go to Heaven." -- Purdaddy

Get a Big Old Chunk

"Those giant turkey drumsticks in old cartoons that characters would tear huge chunks out of. Those things looked amazing, turkey drumsticks in real life suck and are annoying to eat."

-- Ozwaldo

Slurp, Slurp, Slurp

"Every bowl of ramen on any anime, ever." -- Cat_xox

"Studio Ghibli eggs and bacon" -- DrManhattan_DDM

"Honestly, any food in anime. I swear to god half the budget no matter what the studio goes into making the food look absolutely delicious." -- Viridun

Finally, some highlighted the things that aren't quite so far-fetched, but still far enough away that it's nothing we'll be eating anytime soon.

That tease can be enough to make your mouth water.

What's In It??

"Butter beer" -- Damn_Dog_Inappropes

"came here to say this. i was pretty disappointed with the universal studio version which was over the top sweet. it was more of a butterscotch root beer. i imagine butter beer to be something more like butter and beer, which wouldn't be crazy sweet, but would have a very deep rich flavor" -- crazyskiingsloth

Slice of the Future

"The microwave pizzas in back to the future two" -- biggiemick91

"I've been fascinated with those for years! They just look so good!" -- skoros

As Sweet As They Had

"The Turkish Delight from Lion Witch & Wardrobe. The real ones I had weren't bad but nothing special." -- spoon_shaped_spoon

"Came here to say this. I know it's a real thing, but I always imagined that it must have been amazing to betray your siblings over." -- la_yes

"You're used to freely available too sweet sweets. For a WW2 era schoolkid, it would have represented all the sweets for an entire year." -- ResponsibleLimeade



Here's hoping you made it through the list without going into kitchen for some snack you didn't actually need.

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