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22nd Jun '16 2:42:22 PM Morgenthaler
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* [[SpiderMan Peter Parker]] may have loved his Aunt May's wheatcakes, but according to Uncle Ben, he didn't like her meatloaf at all. Another comic said that he ''couldn't stand'' corn fritters, something else she often made, but he never told her.
* A ''CBBears'' comic book story (Marvel Comics) had Bump Bear with an utter dislike for cole slaw. This was based on story writer Mark Evanier's similar dislike of cole slaw.

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* [[SpiderMan ''ComicBook/SpiderMan'': Peter Parker]] Parker may have loved his Aunt May's wheatcakes, but according to Uncle Ben, he didn't like her meatloaf at all. Another comic said that he ''couldn't stand'' corn fritters, something else she often made, but he never told her.
* A ''CBBears'' ''WesternAnimation/CBBears'' comic book story (Marvel Comics) had Bump Bear with an utter dislike for cole slaw. This was based on story writer Mark Evanier's similar dislike of cole slaw.
16th Jun '16 3:55:06 PM nombretomado
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* ''TenchiMuyo'':

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15th Jun '16 8:51:43 PM Doug86
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* The famous ''Series/MontyPythonsFlyingCircus'' "spam" sketch: [[PunctuatedForEmphasis "I Don't! Like! Spam!"]]. The TropeNamer, this one is justifiable: rationing had forced Britons to eat the stuff for ''years'' after [[WorldWarII the War]], and even after that meat remained expensive, so by the time the Pythons came around, the whole island was heartily sick of it. The sketch plays on this. [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ODshB09FQ8w Lovely Spam! Wonderful Spam!]]

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* The famous ''Series/MontyPythonsFlyingCircus'' "spam" sketch: [[PunctuatedForEmphasis "I Don't! Like! Spam!"]]. The TropeNamer, this one is justifiable: rationing had forced Britons to eat the stuff for ''years'' after [[WorldWarII [[UsefulNotes/WorldWarII the War]], and even after that meat remained expensive, so by the time the Pythons came around, the whole island was heartily sick of it. The sketch plays on this. [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ODshB09FQ8w Lovely Spam! Wonderful Spam!]]
15th Jun '16 1:31:54 AM aran
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** For a non-Strawhat exam[ple, when Sanji offers to make sandwiches for breakfast, Trafalgar Law (who is traveling with the crew as part of an EnemyMine situation) casually admits that he doesn't like bread. Law then freaks out, realizing that he's being drawn into the Straw Hat's antics.
** Devil Fruit is a universal Stock Yuck; while nobody ever eats more than in their lives (well, no-one has and lives) they are known to taste absolutely horrid. Those who eat them feel as thought they've been poisoned, which they ''have'' seeing as the powers they bestow are technically curses.

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** For a non-Strawhat exam[ple, example, when Sanji offers to make sandwiches for breakfast, Trafalgar Law (who is traveling with the crew as part of an EnemyMine situation) casually admits that he doesn't like bread. Law then freaks out, realizing that he's being drawn into the Straw Hat's antics.
** Devil Fruit is a universal Stock Yuck; while nobody ever eats more than one in their lives (well, no-one has and lives) they are known to taste absolutely horrid. Those who eat them feel as thought they've been poisoned, which they ''have'' seeing as the powers they bestow are technically curses.
12th Jun '16 4:59:52 PM LadyJaneGrey
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** Devil Fruit is a universal Stock Yuck; while nobody ever eats more than in their lives (well, no-one has and lives) they are known to taste absolutely horrid. Those who eat them feel as thought they've been poisoned, which they ''have'' seeing as the powers they bestow are technically curses.
14th May '16 7:08:46 PM FanonFan9
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* In ''WesternAnimation/WanderOverYonder'', Jellyfish Pie may be the TrademarkFavoriteFood of Sylvia, but Wander doesn't like it.
4th Apr '16 1:15:51 PM StFan
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* There is ComicStrip/{{Mafalda}} and her ''legendary'' hatred of soup.
* Charlie Brown of ''ComicStrip/{{Peanuts}}'' hates coconut -- chocolates with coconut centers, in particular. So does Snoopy. And Linus. This is because Charles Schulz himself [[AuthorAppeal didn't like coconut]].
* ComicStrip/{{Garfield}}, mostly due to bad cooking, holds a special disgust for snails, fruitcake, and ''raisins''[[note]]While this was just because of Jim Davis' personal dislike of them, similar to the ''Peanuts'' example, [[AccidentallyAccurate grapes and raisins cause kidney failure in cats very rapidly -- they're one of the most deadly food items a cat could eat]].[[/note]]. Except, of course to mess with Jon's mind ("A Vacation from His Senses"). The fact that it worked says something. Shredded coconut -- he says it resembles "tiny albino [[WhyDidItHaveToBeSnakes spiders]]." Also Spinach: "It looks bad, it tastes bad, it smells bad". (turns bowl over, spinach splats on table) "It even SOUNDS bad." And, relevant because he's a cat, he won't eat mice (birds and fish, however, are fair game.)
* ''ComicStrip/DennisTheMenaceUS'' hates vegetables and milk - But not things ''made from milk'', like ice cream or chocolate.
* Apparently, SPAM was so common (and disliked) in US military rations during World War II that it led to [[http://sadsack.org/Spam.gif this comic strip in US military newspapers of the time]].
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* In ''If Thems The Rules'' Tom Riddle hates vanilla.

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* In ''If Thems The Rules'' the Rules'', Tom Riddle hates vanilla.



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* In ''Disney/WreckItRalph''. Ralph "never cared for chocolate" probably because it reminds him of the mud he's thrown into at the end of every game. Played with when [[spoiler: he and Vanelope land in a chocolate puddle that saves their lives (well, his): "Chocolate! I LOVE CHOCOLATE!" ]]

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* In ''Disney/WreckItRalph''. Ralph "never cared for chocolate" probably because it reminds him of the mud he's thrown into at the end of every game. Played with when [[spoiler: he [[spoiler:he and Vanelope land in a chocolate puddle that saves their lives (well, his): "Chocolate! I LOVE CHOCOLATE!" ]]CHOCOLATE!"]]



* In MarkTwain's short story ''The Stolen White Elephant'', the titular pachyderm eats anything except European butter, and drinks anything except European coffee.

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* In MarkTwain's Creator/MarkTwain's short story ''The Stolen White Elephant'', the titular pachyderm eats anything except European butter, and drinks anything except European coffee.



-->'''Andrew Zimmern:''' Mmmm. That's some good lutefisk.
-->'''Adam Richman:''' (face contorted in disgust) How can you tell?

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-->'''Andrew Zimmern:''' Mmmm. That's some good lutefisk.
-->'''Adam
lutefisk.\\
'''Adam
Richman:''' (face (''face contorted in disgust) disgust'') How can you tell?



--> '''Kaga''': Leave me alone. ''*Everybody laughs*'' I hate udon. ''*More laughter*''

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--> '''Kaga''': --->'''Kaga:''' Leave me alone. ''*Everybody laughs*'' (''everybody laughs'') I hate udon. ''*More laughter*''(''more laughter'')



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* Music/WeirdAlYankovic's "Albuquerque": [[PunctuatedForEmphasis "I! HATE! SAUERKRAUT!"]] If you were force fed nothing but sauerkraut until you were twenty-six-and-a-half, you'd understandably hate the stuff too.

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* Music/WeirdAlYankovic's Music/WeirdAlYankovic:
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"Albuquerque": [[PunctuatedForEmphasis "I! HATE! SAUERKRAUT!"]] If you were force fed nothing but sauerkraut until you were twenty-six-and-a-half, you'd understandably hate the stuff too.



---> I hopped up and I said: "I don't know, do you want to get something delivered?"
---> She's like "Why would I want to eat liver? I don't even like liver!"
---> I'm like "No, I said 'delivered'."
---> She's like "I heard you say liver!"
---> I'm like "I should know what I said..."
---> She's like "WHATEVER! I JUST DON'T WANT ANY LIVER!"

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---> I --->''I hopped up and I said: "I don't know, do you want to get something delivered?"
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delivered?"\\
She's like "Why would I want to eat liver? I don't even like liver!"
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liver!"\\
I'm like "No, I said 'delivered'."
--->
"\\
She's like "I heard you say liver!"
--->
liver!"\\
I'm like "I should know what I said..."
--->
"\\
She's like "WHATEVER! I JUST DON'T WANT ANY LIVER!"LIVER!"''



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* There is ComicStrip/{{Mafalda}} and her ''legendary'' hatred of soup.
* Charlie Brown of ''ComicStrip/{{Peanuts}}'' hates coconut - chocolates with coconut centers, in particular. So does Snoopy. And Linus. This is because Charles Schulz himself [[AuthorAppeal didn't like coconut]].
* ComicStrip/{{Garfield}}, mostly due to bad cooking, holds a special disgust for snails, fruitcake, and ''raisins''[[note]]While this was just because of Jim Davis' personal dislike of them, similar to the Peanuts example, [[AccidentallyAccurate grapes and raisins cause kidney failure in cats very rapidly - they're one of the most deadly food items a cat could eat]].[[/note]]. Except, of course to mess with Jon's mind ("A Vacation From His Senses"). The fact that it worked says something. Shredded coconut - he says it resembles "tiny albino [[WhyDidItHaveToBeSnakes spiders]]." Also Spinach: "It looks bad, it tastes bad, it smells bad". (turns bowl over, spinach splats on table) "It even SOUNDS bad." And, relevant because he's a cat, he won't eat mice (birds and fish, however, are fair game.)
* ''ComicStrip/DennisTheMenaceUS'' hates vegetables and milk - But not things ''made from milk'', like ice cream or chocolate.
* Apparently, Spam was so common (and disliked) in US military rations during World War II that it led to [[http://sadsack.org/Spam.gif this comic strip in US military newspapers of the time]].
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* ''WebAnimation/HomestarRunner'':
** The King of Town in , while usually fond of [[ExtremeOmnivore anything he could conceivably fit down his throat]], hates peas. It is a fan in-joke that if he was served buttered peas, he'd eat the butter off the peas. Somehow. Referenced in the sbemail "original": "Original Bubs" left the show after the King of Town ate all the mayo off of his egg salad... (However, this was in [[UnreliableNarrator Strong Bad's "memory"]], and probably didn't happen.)
--->'''Original Bubs:''' Who ate all the mayo off my egg salad?! ...and HOW!?\\
'''King of Town:''' It's a proprietary technique I can't reveal!
** Tiny Samurai (in the ''Teen Girl Squad'' series) is the mortal nemesis of corn and corn-based products. No, it doesn't make much more sense in context.
--->'''Tiny Samurai:''' Corn (chips) is no place for a mighty warrior!
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* ''Webcomic/{{Homestuck}}'' starts on [[TheHerosBirthday John Egbert's birthday]]. As a result of all the cake he has been eating for the occasion, he is sick to death of baked goods -- especially those by Betty Crocker. This nearly causes a HeroicBSOD when he realizes that [[TrademarkFavoriteFood his beloved Fruit Gushers]] are made by the "Heinous Batterwitch," but he decides that angsting over it is stupid.
** It's implied that his hatred of Betty Crocker products goes back ''much'' farther than that, since [[spoiler:his adoptive great-grandmother was Betty Crocker herself]] and baking seems to be something his father does ''constantly'' regardless of the occasion, or lack thereof.

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* ''Webcomic/{{Homestuck}}'' ''Webcomic/{{Homestuck}}'':
** The show
starts on [[TheHerosBirthday John Egbert's birthday]]. As a result of all the cake he has been eating for the occasion, he is sick to death of baked goods -- especially those by Betty Crocker. This nearly causes a HeroicBSOD when he realizes that [[TrademarkFavoriteFood his beloved Fruit Gushers]] are made by the "Heinous Batterwitch," but he decides that angsting over it is stupid.
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stupid. It's implied that his hatred of Betty Crocker products goes back ''much'' farther than that, since [[spoiler:his adoptive great-grandmother was Betty Crocker herself]] and baking seems to be something his father does ''constantly'' regardless of the occasion, or lack thereof.



* The King of Town in ''WebAnimation/HomestarRunner'', while usually fond of [[ExtremeOmnivore anything he could conceivably fit down his throat]], hates peas.
** It is a fan in-joke that if he was served buttered peas, he'd eat the butter off the peas. Somehow.
** Referenced in the sbemail "original": "Original Bubs" left the show after the King of Town ate all the mayo off of his egg salad...
--->'''Original Bubs''': Who ate all the mayo off my egg salad?! ...and HOW!?
--->'''King of Town''': It's a proprietary technique I can't reveal!
** Tiny Samurai (in the ''Teen Girl Squad'' series) is the mortal nemesis of corn and corn-based products. No, it doesn't make much more sense in context.
--->'''Tiny Samurai''': Corn (chips) is no place for a mighty warrior!
** The [=KoT=] passed up an opportunity to eat egg salad, instead just eating all of the mayonnaise off it. However, this was in [[UnreliableNarrator Strong Bad's "memory"]], and probably didn't happen.



* ''WesternAnimation/{{Doug}}'' hated liver and onions.

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* ''WesternAnimation/{{Doug}}'' hated hates liver and onions.



** Father hates broccoli. In fact, he claims that ''everyone'' hates it, and that the reason adults make kids eat it is so that ''they'' won't have to. The stuff is downright poison to KND Operatives (with the exception of [[BigEater Numbuh 2]]). Numbuh 362 eats her way through a wall of broccoli to confront him, and while she manages to triumph and save the day, it sends her into a two-week coma afterwards.

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** Father hates broccoli. In fact, he claims that ''everyone'' hates it, and that the reason adults make kids eat it is so that ''they'' won't have to. The stuff is downright poison to KND Operatives (with the exception of [[BigEater Numbuh 2]]).Two]]). Numbuh 362 eats her way through a wall of broccoli to confront him, and while she manages to triumph and save the day, it sends her into a two-week coma afterwards.



* Perhaps not quite a dislike, but WesternAnimation/DarkwingDuck can't stomach [[BlazingInfernoHellfireSauce spicy foods]]. He's also not a big fan of his girlfriend Morgana's cooking (although, she is sort of a CordonBleughChef, to put it lightly...)
* Murderface on ''{{WesternAnimation/Metalocalypse}}'' refuses to eat anything shaped remotely like a penis.

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* Perhaps not quite a dislike, but WesternAnimation/DarkwingDuck can't stomach [[BlazingInfernoHellfireSauce spicy foods]]. He's also not a big fan of his girlfriend Morgana's cooking (although, she is sort of a CordonBleughChef, to put it lightly...)
).
* Murderface on ''{{WesternAnimation/Metalocalypse}}'' ''WesternAnimation/{{Metalocalypse}}'' refuses to eat anything shaped remotely like a penis.



* Just about everyone on ''WesternAnimation/LooneyTunes'' has a problem with onions. Whenever one character is cooking something (like Bugs does in "French Rarebit", he's told to hold the onions.

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* Just about everyone on ''WesternAnimation/LooneyTunes'' has a problem with onions. Whenever one character is cooking something (like Bugs does in "French Rarebit", Rarebit"), he's told to hold the onions.



** One episode had Garfield complaining about anchovies in his pizza - but he does like it in the comics.

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** One episode had Garfield complaining about anchovies in his pizza - -- but he does like it in the comics.



* ''WesternAnimation/{{Daria}}'' doesn't like berries, and avoided eating them while on a family camping trip. This ended up saving everyone. Turns out the berries were toxic and caused everyone else to trip out and hallucinate. Since she was still sane, she was able to call 911 and get the family out of the woods and to a nearby hospital so they could get their stomachs pumped.
** Although this is not so much as she hates berries in general, she just didn't trust her father's dubious foraging skills.
* In the ''[[{{Popeye}} Popeye and Son]]'' cartoon, Popeye's son really hates spinach, but forces himself to eat it on occasion since it's as much of a PowerUpFood for him as it is for his dad.
* ''[[{{WesternAnimation/Sixteen}} 6teen]]'': Nikki despises chocolate. Unfortunately for her, she gets bizarre cravings for it when she's having her period.

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* ''WesternAnimation/{{Daria}}'' doesn't like berries, and avoided eating them while on a family camping trip. This ended up saving everyone. Turns out the berries were toxic and caused everyone else to trip out and hallucinate. Since she was still sane, she was able to call 911 and get the family out of the woods and to a nearby hospital so they could get their stomachs pumped.
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pumped. Although this is not so much as she hates berries in general, she just didn't trust her father's dubious foraging skills.
* In the ''[[{{Popeye}} ''[[WesternAnimation/{{Popeye}} Popeye and Son]]'' cartoon, Popeye's son really hates spinach, but forces himself to eat it on occasion since it's as much of a PowerUpFood for him as it is for his dad.
* ''[[{{WesternAnimation/Sixteen}} 6teen]]'': ''WesternAnimation/{{Sixteen}}'': Nikki despises chocolate. Unfortunately for her, she gets bizarre cravings for it when she's having her period.



* Young children tend to have a distaste for bitter flavours in general, and more sensitive tastebuds into the bargain. Hence the famous dislike of vegetables, particularly sulfurous ones like cabbage and spinach. People generally grow out of this as they get older, but by then many of us have built up a ''psychological'' dislike of said vegetables because we associate them with all those dinnertime arguments. It doesn't help that many people don't know how to cook them properly, either. It has also been suggested that this is an evolutionary adaption, which kicks in about the time children learn to walk unaided and lasts until they have the sense not to pick up anything they see and eat it... to prevent them killing themselves with poisonous fruit or vegetation.

As people age, however, they often appreciate things they would have hated as a child because they were "too bitter" or "not sweet enough". Common examples include tonic water, anchovies, black coffee, olives, aged cheeses, dry red wine, various beers, and grapefruit. In extreme cases, these acquired tastes may [[http://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pmwiki.php/Main/TrademarkFavoriteFood become a Trademark Favorite Food.]]

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* Young children tend to have a distaste for bitter flavours flavors in general, and more sensitive tastebuds into the bargain. Hence the famous dislike of vegetables, particularly sulfurous ones like cabbage and spinach. People generally grow out of this as they get older, but by then many of us have built up a ''psychological'' dislike of said vegetables because we associate them with all those dinnertime arguments. It doesn't help that many people don't know how to cook them properly, either. It has also been suggested that this is an evolutionary adaption, which kicks in about the time children learn to walk unaided and lasts until they have the sense not to pick up anything they see and eat it... to prevent them killing themselves with poisonous fruit or vegetation. \n\n\\\
As people age, however, they often appreciate things they would have hated as a child because they were "too bitter" or "not sweet enough". Common examples include tonic water, anchovies, black coffee, olives, aged cheeses, dry red wine, various beers, and grapefruit. In extreme cases, these acquired tastes may [[http://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pmwiki.php/Main/TrademarkFavoriteFood [[TrademarkFavoriteFood become a Trademark Favorite Food.]]
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* The famous MontyPython sketch that provides the name for this trope was inspired by the fact that during WorldWar2 Spam was pretty much the only meat that wasn't heavily rationed. The relative scarcity of proper meat coupled with the relative availability of Spam meant that Spam would be the only meat-like substance that most Brits had access to, and in the case of children born shortly before or during the war, the only meat product they had ever known. Rationing continued for over a decade after the war due to the impoverished state the UK found itself in once the war was over. Naturally, by the time rationing had come to an end, the people of the UK were so sick and tired of Spam that many hoped they would never see another can of the stuff again. Sales took a dive off a cliff once proper meat became readily available again, and people who actually liked it were considered weird. Yet it still remained cheap compared to other meats and would stick around on restaurant menus (especially those of the greasy spoon variety) and in school meals (where the grease-soaked spam fritter was long iconic, if much reviled) for years to come (spam fritters were standard school fare at practically every level into at least the 1970s[[note]]Avant-garde chef Heston Blumenthal, born in 1966 and thus in primary school in the 70s, whose parents were quite well-off, relates distinctly remembering the awful spam fritters available at his distinctly upper-middle-class schools.[[/note]]).

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* The famous MontyPython Creator/MontyPython sketch that provides the name for this trope was inspired by the fact that during WorldWar2 Spam UsefulNotes/WorldWarII SPAM was pretty much the only meat that wasn't heavily rationed. The relative scarcity of proper meat coupled with the relative availability of Spam meant that Spam would be the only meat-like substance that most Brits had access to, and in the case of children born shortly before or during the war, the only meat product they had ever known. Rationing continued for over a decade after the war due to the impoverished state the UK found itself in once the war was over. Naturally, by the time rationing had come to an end, the people of the UK were so sick and tired of Spam that many hoped they would never see another can of the stuff again. Sales took a dive off a cliff once proper meat became readily available again, and people who actually liked it were considered weird. Yet it still remained cheap compared to other meats and would stick around on restaurant menus (especially those of the greasy spoon variety) and in school meals (where the grease-soaked spam fritter was long iconic, if much reviled) for years to come (spam fritters were standard school fare at practically every level into at least the 1970s[[note]]Avant-garde chef Heston Blumenthal, born in 1966 and thus in primary school in the 70s, '70s, whose parents were quite well-off, relates distinctly remembering the awful spam fritters available at his distinctly upper-middle-class schools.[[/note]]).



30th Mar '16 7:42:11 PM staticat09
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As people age, however, they often appreciate things they would have hated as a child because they were "too bitter" or "not sweet enough". Common examples include tonic water, anchovies, black coffee, olives, aged cheeses, dry red wine, various beers, and grapefruit. In extreme cases, these acquired tastes may [[http://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pmwiki.php/Main/TrademarkFavoriteFood become a Trademark Favorite Food.]]
21st Mar '16 12:53:49 AM Alceister
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* Unlike most examples on this list, aversion to coriander leaves (also known as cilantro) may be due to a genetic cause. [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/OR6A2 Variations in the OR6A2 gene]], which is associated with olfactory reception, can lead to coriander having a completely different and highly unpleasant taste for some people.
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* The titular characters of ''WesternAnimation/BikerMiceFromMars'' do not like cheese.
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