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12th Nov '16 4:06:05 AM kouta
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** Very much [[RealityIsUnrealistic averted]] by men (and women) who participate in endurance sports. They're very dehydrated at the end and most will prefer either whole milk or chocolate milk over a soft drink because, a) whole milk makes most sugar-laden soft drinks taste like a bitter diet drink and b) both whole and chocolate milk are even more packed with calories than most soft drinks while still providing the same amount of water.
25th Oct '16 8:36:27 AM SaraJaye
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* Averted with Rusk in ''VideoGame/RuneFactory3'', who loves any and sweets. His father Blaise is this to a lesser extent, some of his favorite food gifts being ice cream and hot chocolate.
** Discussed in ''VideoGame/RuneFactory4'', in a way. Flan and ice cream are among Vishnal's favorite foods, and he asks the main character if they're childish. Played straight with Dylas, who ''hates'' sweets to the point where he gets offended if the main character gives him a cookie on Valentine's Day.
28th Aug '16 11:38:30 AM dvorak
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* The bounty hunter Marks Twickum from ''Literature/UncleTomsCabin'' has a fondness for mint julep and fruit punch (over whiskey and brandy, respectively) listed alongside [[GigglingVillain giggling sadism]] and a ghoulishly scrawny, corvidian appearance.

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* The bounty hunter Marks Twickum from ''Literature/UncleTomsCabin'' has a fondness for mint julep and fruit punch (over over whiskey and brandy, respectively) which is listed alongside [[GigglingVillain giggling sadism]] and a ghoulishly scrawny, corvidian appearance.
28th Aug '16 11:10:06 AM dvorak
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* The bounty hunter Marks Twickum from ''Literature/UncleTomsCabin'' has a fondness for mint julep and fruit punch (over whiskey and brandy, respectively) listed alongside [[GigglingVillain giggling sadism]] and a ghoulishly scrawny, corvidian appearance.
15th Jul '16 9:40:08 AM Willbyr
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* Subverted spectacularly in {{Toriko}} where the titular character who lives in a house made of sweets, him eating it [[BigEater is a recurring problem]]. Also, more than one of the dishes he prepares in the series are desserts and he treats them with the same respect as the savory ones.

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* Subverted spectacularly in {{Toriko}} ''Manga/{{Toriko}}'' where the titular character who lives in a house made of sweets, him eating it [[BigEater is a recurring problem]]. Also, more than one of the dishes he prepares in the series are desserts and he treats them with the same respect as the savory ones.



* ''TsubasaReservoirChronicle'': In Outo, Kurogane complains about Fay "forcing me to eat that awful, sweet junk! In the morning!!" Syaoran, on the other hand, thought the food was delicious. And it should come as no surprise that [[InTouchWithHisFeminineSide Fay]] himself cheerfully averts this trope.

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* ''TsubasaReservoirChronicle'': ''Manga/TsubasaReservoirChronicle'': In Outo, Kurogane complains about Fay "forcing me to eat that awful, sweet junk! In the morning!!" Syaoran, on the other hand, thought the food was delicious. And it should come as no surprise that [[InTouchWithHisFeminineSide Fay]] himself cheerfully averts this trope.
11th Jul '16 8:58:09 PM SeizureFerret
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* Averted in ''Film/Zombieland'', where the very manly Tallahassee is on a quest to find Twinkies.
7th Jul '16 3:35:57 AM Morgenthaler
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In Western contexts, anyone possessing this trope is probably considered odd by society at large, because sugar ''does'' taste pleasant. The obvious attempt to force an image of toughness and masculinity will be plain as day for everyone to see if the trope applies to a man, and insecurities and potential anorexia or bulimia if to a woman. The main exception in the West is in regard to alcoholic beverages: "real men" drink cordials and sweet liqueurs only occasionally if at all, avoid fruit mixes (except perhaps fresh lemon or lime, or "classic" mixes involving fresh fruit juice), and never EVER consume any mass-marketed sweetened alcoholic drinks (i.e, wine coolers, alcopops, and other "girly drinks"); no, a real man relishes in the harshness of his whisk(e)y/brandy/rum/vodka, the pininess of his gin, the nausea of his tequila, and the bitterness of his beer, and avoids sweet wine if he can help it. Less often, coffee and tea are seen as more masculine if unsweetened (or if too hot to taste). It may still be played straight for other foods in cases of TestosteronePoisoning, however. (There is also an association of Testosterone Poisoning with [[BlazingInfernoHellfireSauce food containing unnecessary or enhanced (i.e. the vinegar content of vindaloo) amounts of chilli pepper]], however, for reasons that should be obvious.)

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In Western contexts, anyone possessing this trope is probably considered odd by society at large, because sugar ''does'' taste pleasant. The obvious attempt to force an image of toughness and masculinity will be plain as day for everyone to see if the trope applies to a man, and insecurities and potential anorexia or bulimia if to a woman. The main exception in the West is in regard to alcoholic beverages: "real men" drink cordials and sweet liqueurs only occasionally if at all, avoid fruit mixes (except perhaps fresh lemon or lime, or "classic" mixes involving fresh fruit juice), and never EVER consume any mass-marketed sweetened alcoholic drinks (i.e, wine coolers, alcopops, and other "girly drinks"); no, a real man relishes in the harshness of his whisk(e)y/brandy/rum/vodka, the pininess of his gin, the nausea of his tequila, and the bitterness of his beer, and avoids sweet wine if he can help it. Less often, [[RealMenTakeItBlack coffee and tea are seen as more masculine if unsweetened unsweetened]] (or if too hot to taste). It may still be played straight for other foods in cases of TestosteronePoisoning, however. (There is also an association of Testosterone Poisoning with [[BlazingInfernoHellfireSauce food containing unnecessary or enhanced (i.e. the vinegar content of vindaloo) amounts of chilli pepper]], however, for reasons that should be obvious.)
6th Jul '16 7:15:47 PM SamCurt
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* {{Invoked|trope}}, and {{Gender Inverted|trope}}, in the first episode of ''Manga/NewGame''. When asked what do drink when Aoba's reporting to her new job, she thought since this is her first job, she's an "adult," and would rather have black coffee than orange juice.
11th Jun '16 6:40:27 AM AP
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* Averted in ''Film/PulpFiction''. Winston Wolf is an integral part of the mob, often called to solve any "problems" that arise, is a legend in the organization, and constantly commands respect even from hardened hitmen. When he orders coffee from Jimmy, he asks for "lots of cream and lots of sugar". No one bats an eye.
5th Jun '16 10:50:16 PM ThatGuyYouKnowThatGuy
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* In the finale of ''Film/KindergartenCop'', John Kimble is visibly gargling at the taste of the sweet fruit jelly that the orderlies fed him as he lies bedridden in hospital. His visiting partner [[LampshadeHanging points this out]] to the nurse.

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* In the finale of ''Film/KindergartenCop'', John Kimble is visibly gargling gagging at the taste of the sweet fruit jelly that the orderlies fed him as he lies bedridden in hospital. His visiting partner [[LampshadeHanging points this out]] to the nurse.
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