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** Downplayed with Tory. In one episode they tested multiple things rumored to help ease chili. He was completely unaffected by the first test, and Kari had to use something stronger to get him to react the same way that Grant did.


'''Sandy''': How is he not dead?\\
'''Swamp Fox''': Hell, I'm surprised his ''pants'' aren't on fire.

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'''Sandy''': '''Sandy:''' How is he not dead?\\
'''Swamp Fox''': Fox:''' Hell, I'm surprised his ''pants'' aren't on fire.






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* ''WebVideo/HotOnes''[='=] gimmick is that the host Sean Evans and the celebrity guest eat 10 hot wings over the course of the interview, each increasing in heat from mild to ''extremely'' spicy. There have been a few episodes where the guest makes it through all 10 wings without hesitation, but Guy Fieri stands out as he didn't appear to even break a sweat.
-->[''at the end of the episode'']\\
'''Guy:''' By the way, for the record--no water, no milk.\\
'''Sean''': *''noticing the difference between Guy's glasses and his''* '''Whoa.'''
* [[https://www.askamanager.org/2016/07/a-coworker-stole-my-spicy-food-got-sick-and-is-blaming-me.html A letter to the site Ask A Manager]] told the story of a person who likes ''really'' spicy food. A coworker stole his lunch and ended up vomiting from the spice. The stealer complained to HR that the person they stole from was trying to poison him. The owner willingly ate some of the lunch in front of the boss to prove that it wasn't too spicy to him (even the boss couldn't eat much).
* Sohinki from ''WebVideo/SmoshGames'' is famously known for his ridiculously high tolerance for spice that he usually sits out from pepper challenges because it wouldn't affect him. At one point, he swallowed a whole dollop of a ''6.3 million scoville'' hot sauce, and is none the worse for wear.
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* In ''Webcomic/GrrlPower'', Sydney Scoville[[note]]Sydney '''''Scoville!''''' "Scoville" is the unit of measurement of spiciness[[/note]] has a deep love of extreme heat.

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* ''WebVideo/HotOnes''[='=] gimmick is that the host Sean Evans and the celebrity guest eat 10 hot wings over the course of the interview, each increasing in heat from mild to ''extremely'' spicy. There have been a few episodes where the guest makes it through all 10 wings without hesitation, but Guy Fieri stands out as he didn't appear to even break a sweat.
-->[''at the end of the episode'']\\
'''Guy:''' By the way, for the record--no water, no milk.\\
'''Sean''': *''noticing the difference between Guy's glasses and his''* '''Whoa.'''
* [[https://www.askamanager.org/2016/07/a-coworker-stole-my-spicy-food-got-sick-and-is-blaming-me.html A letter to the site Ask A Manager]] told the story of a person who likes ''really'' spicy food. A coworker stole his lunch and ended up vomiting from the spice. The stealer complained to HR that the person they stole from was trying to poison him. The owner willingly ate some of the lunch in front of the boss to prove that it wasn't too spicy to him (even the boss couldn't eat much).
* Sohinki from ''WebVideo/SmoshGames'' is famously known for his ridiculously high tolerance for spice that he usually sits out from pepper challenges because it wouldn't affect him. At one point, he swallowed a whole dollop of a ''6.3 million scoville'' hot sauce, and is none the worse for wear.
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* In ''Webcomic/GrrlPower'', Sydney Scoville[[note]]Sydney '''''Scoville!''''' "Scoville" Scoville[[note]]"Scoville" is the unit of measurement of spiciness[[/note]] has a deep love of extreme heat.



--->'''Sydney''': Great meal as always, Mrs. B! That Ring of Fire stuff is pretty good. Actually has me a little worried about later tonight.\\
'''Mrs. B.''': [''wearing a gas mask''] So glad to hear it Miss Scoville. Living up to your family name I see.

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--->'''Sydney''': --->'''Sydney:''' Great meal as always, Mrs. B! That Ring of Fire stuff is pretty good. Actually has me a little worried about later tonight.\\
'''Mrs. B.''': [''wearing :''' ''[wearing a gas mask''] mask]'' So glad to hear it Miss Scoville. Living up to your family name I see.



-->'''Hashim''': Here. I made it as spicy as I possibly could. And we don't do refunds.\\
'''Sybil''': Is that so? ''[takes a bite]'' It's ''delicious''. Is ''this'' the spiciest you could do? Useless.\\
'''Hashim''': まさか![[note]]Japanese for "Unbelievable!" or "Impossible!"[[/note]]

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-->'''Hashim''': -->'''Hashim:''' Here. I made it as spicy as I possibly could. And we don't do refunds.\\
'''Sybil''': '''Sybil:''' Is that so? ''[takes a bite]'' It's ''delicious''. Is ''this'' the spiciest you could do? Useless.\\
'''Hashim''': '''Hashim:''' まさか![[note]]Japanese for "Unbelievable!" or "Impossible!"[[/note]]



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* [[https://www.askamanager.org/2016/07/a-coworker-stole-my-spicy-food-got-sick-and-is-blaming-me.html A letter to the site Ask A Manager]] told the story of a person who likes ''really'' spicy food. A coworker stole his lunch and ended up vomiting from the spice. The stealer complained to HR that the person they stole from was trying to poison him. The owner willingly ate some of the lunch in front of the boss to prove that it wasn't too spicy to him (even the boss couldn't eat much).
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* ''WebVideo/HotOnes''[='=] gimmick is that the host Sean Evans and the celebrity guest eat 10 hot wings over the course of the interview, each increasing in heat from mild to ''extremely'' spicy. There have been a few episodes where the guest makes it through all 10 wings without hesitation, but Guy Fieri stands out as he didn't appear to even break a sweat.
-->''[at the end of the episode]''\\
'''Guy:''' By the way, for the record -- no water, no milk.\\
'''Sean:''' ''[noticing the difference between Guy's glasses and his]'' '''Whoa.'''
* Sohinki from ''WebVideo/SmoshGames'' is famously known for his ridiculously high tolerance for spice that he usually sits out from pepper challenges because it wouldn't affect him. At one point, he swallowed a whole dollop of a ''6.3 million scoville'' hot sauce, and is none the worse for wear.
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-->'''Spike''': Hot sauce? Ew!\\
'''Pinkie Pie''': What? It's good!

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-->'''Spike''': -->'''Spike:''' Hot sauce? Ew!\\
'''Pinkie Pie''': Pie:''' What? It's good!



* ''WesternAnimation/SpongeBobSquarePants'': In [[Recap/SpongeBobSquarePantsS1E14SB129KarateChoppers "Karate Choppers"]], when Spongebob and Sandy square off, she grabs his tongue and threatens to put a drop of Volcano Sauce on it. When Spongebob gives up, she chugs down the whole bottle with no ill effects.

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* ''WesternAnimation/SpongeBobSquarePants'': In [[Recap/SpongeBobSquarePantsS1E14SB129KarateChoppers "Karate Choppers"]], "[[Recap/SpongeBobSquarePantsS1E14SB129KarateChoppers Karate Choppers]]", when Spongebob [=SpongeBob=] and Sandy square off, she grabs his tongue and threatens to put a drop of Volcano Sauce on it. When Spongebob [=SpongeBob=] gives up, she chugs down the whole bottle with no ill effects.





{{Opposite Trope|s}} to PlainPalate. Not related to [[Franchise/{{Dune}} this]] sort of Spice. Or [[Franchise/StarWars this one]].

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{{Opposite Trope|s}} to PlainPalate. Compare MasochistsMeal. Not related to [[Franchise/{{Dune}} this]] sort of Spice. Or [[Franchise/StarWars this one]].

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* Sohinki from ''WebVideo/SmoshGames'' is famously known for his ridiculously high tolerance for spice that he usually sits out from pepper challenges because it wouldn't affect him. At one point, he swallowed a whole dollop of a ''6.3 million scoville'' hot sauce, and is none the worse for wear.

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* Some people have fewer or completely lack TRPV1 receptors, which are responsible for the burning sensation caused by capsaicin. This allows such individuals to eat spicy food with little or no ill effects.
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* In the beginning of ''Film/BlindFury'', after Nick returns to the United States, a group of punks harass him at a bar by pouring hot sauce all over his food. While they get a laugh at his shocked expression, their fun is quickly deflated when Nick, who spent years in Vietnam, cattily remarks that it's still too mild and prefers something stronger.
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* On ''Series/StarTrekDiscovery'', Number One adds large amounts of habanero sauce to her burger and fries.
-->'''Captain Pike:''' Would you like some lighter fluid to go with that?\\
'''Number One:''' That comes with the shake.


* According to the ''Smash!'' spinoff of ''Manga/MyHeroAcademia'', Bakugo always gets the spiciest boxed curries at the supermarket.

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* According to the ''Smash!'' spinoff of ''Manga/MyHeroAcademia'', Bakugo always gets the spiciest boxed curries at the supermarket. His official profile also lists spicy food as one of his likes.


* Mapo tofu also appears in ''VisualNovel/FateStayNight'' and its spinoffs as one of the favorite foods of Kotomine Kirei. When he offers to share some with Shirou Emiya, Shirou seriously considers whether this might be an off-the-cuff assassination attempt.

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* Mapo tofu also appears in ''VisualNovel/FateStayNight'' and its spinoffs as one of the favorite foods of Kotomine Kirei. When he offers to share some with Shirou Emiya, Shirou seriously considers whether this might be an off-the-cuff assassination attempt. It's implied that it's not so much that he's unaffected by the spice so much that he ''relishes'' it as part of his own sadistic impulses, given how he unbuttons his collar and breathes heavily while eating it.


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* According to the ''Smash!'' spinoff of ''Manga/MyHeroAcademia'', Bakugo always gets the spiciest boxed curries at the supermarket.


* ''Webcomic/QuestionableContent'': May is feeding hot nachos to some pigeons, [[https://www.questionablecontent.net/view.php?comic=3550 explaining to Winslow]] that unlike normal pigeons, these "are my special spicy buddies, and one day they'll conquer the rest of their idiot species." Alas, Winslow does some research and [[https://www.questionablecontent.net/view.php?comic=3555 reports back to May]] that actually, [[https://www.everythingbirds.com/articles/birds-immune-to-hot-peppers/ pigeons can't taste capsaicin]], so there's nothing special about the ones she's been feeding.

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* ''Webcomic/QuestionableContent'': May is feeding hot nachos to some pigeons, [[https://www.questionablecontent.net/view.php?comic=3550 php?comic=3551 explaining to Winslow]] that unlike normal pigeons, these "are my special spicy buddies, and one day they'll conquer the rest of their idiot species." Alas, Winslow does some research and [[https://www.questionablecontent.net/view.php?comic=3555 reports back to May]] that actually, [[https://www.everythingbirds.com/articles/birds-immune-to-hot-peppers/ pigeons can't taste capsaicin]], so there's nothing special about the ones she's been feeding.


{{Opposite Trope|s}} to PlainPalate. Not related to [[Franchise/{{Dune}} this Spice]] or [[Franchise/StarWars this one]].

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{{Opposite Trope|s}} to PlainPalate. Not related to [[Franchise/{{Dune}} this Spice]] or this]] sort of Spice. Or [[Franchise/StarWars this one]].



* ''Manga/GabrielDropout'': Satanichia's friends call her "taste-deaf" as she finds food with excessive spice to be delicious. Several attempts at pranking her this way have failed.

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* ''Manga/GabrielDropout'': Satanichia's friends call her "taste-deaf" as she finds food with excessive spice Satanichia the "taste deaf" devil, much to be delicious. Several attempts at pranking her this way have failed.the chagrin of the others when they try to prank her.



* In ''Webcomic/GrrlPower'', Sydney Scoville[[note]]the "Scoville scale" being the measurement of a food's spice level[[/note]] has a deep love of extreme heat.

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* In ''Webcomic/GrrlPower'', Sydney Scoville[[note]]the "Scoville scale" being Scoville[[note]]Sydney '''''Scoville!''''' "Scoville" is the unit of measurement of a food's spice level[[/note]] spiciness[[/note]] has a deep love of extreme heat.



'''Mrs. B.''': [''wearing a gas mask''] So glad to hear it Miss Scoville. [[MeaningfulName Living up to your family name I see.]]

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'''Mrs. B.''': [''wearing a gas mask''] So glad to hear it Miss Scoville. [[MeaningfulName Living up to your family name I see.]]


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* ''Webcomic/QuestionableContent'': May is feeding hot nachos to some pigeons, [[https://www.questionablecontent.net/view.php?comic=3550 explaining to Winslow]] that unlike normal pigeons, these "are my special spicy buddies, and one day they'll conquer the rest of their idiot species." Alas, Winslow does some research and [[https://www.questionablecontent.net/view.php?comic=3555 reports back to May]] that actually, [[https://www.everythingbirds.com/articles/birds-immune-to-hot-peppers/ pigeons can't taste capsaicin]], so there's nothing special about the ones she's been feeding.


{{Opposite Trope|s}} to PlainPalate. Not related to [[Franchise/{{Dune}} this]] sort of Spice. Or [[Franchise/StarWars this one]].

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{{Opposite Trope|s}} to PlainPalate. Not related to [[Franchise/{{Dune}} this]] sort of Spice. Or this Spice]] or [[Franchise/StarWars this one]].


* ''Manga/GabrielDropout'': Satanichia the "taste deaf" devil, much to the chagrin of the others when they try to prank her.

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* ''Manga/GabrielDropout'': Satanichia the "taste deaf" devil, much Satanichia's friends call her "taste-deaf" as she finds food with excessive spice to the chagrin of the others when they try to prank her. be delicious. Several attempts at pranking her this way have failed.



* In ''Webcomic/GrrlPower'', Sydney Scoville[[note]]Sydney '''''Scoville!''''' "Scoville" is the unit of measurement of spiciness[[/note]] has a deep love of extreme heat.

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* In ''Webcomic/GrrlPower'', Sydney Scoville[[note]]Sydney '''''Scoville!''''' "Scoville" is Scoville[[note]]the "Scoville scale" being the unit of measurement of spiciness[[/note]] a food's spice level[[/note]] has a deep love of extreme heat.



'''Mrs. B.''': [''wearing a gas mask''] So glad to hear it Miss Scoville. Living up to your family name I see.

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'''Mrs. B.''': [''wearing a gas mask''] So glad to hear it Miss Scoville. [[MeaningfulName Living up to your family name I see.]]

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* ''Manga/GabrielDropout'': Satanichia the "taste deaf" devil, much to the chagrin of the others when they try to prank her.


* In ''Webcomic/GrrlPower'', Sydney Scoville has a deep love of extreme heat.

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* In ''Webcomic/GrrlPower'', Sydney Scoville Scoville[[note]]Sydney '''''Scoville!''''' "Scoville" is the unit of measurement of spiciness[[/note]] has a deep love of extreme heat.



** Later on, she goes to another restaurant with her ARCHON teammate Peggy, [[https://grrlpowercomic.com/archives/comic/grrl-power-118-got-it-in-one/ and demands their hottest dish]], the kind you have to sign a waiver to actually order. The cook wears a hazmat suit to retrieve the sauce from a safety container, and the bowl it's served in has hazard striping around the rim. Although Sydney has a FireBreathingDiner reaction, she tears into the dish and even wonders if the cooks have some "pure cap" to spice it up, while Peggy and the waitress recoil in horror and the cook faints. All is well until [[EyeScream a noodle flips into her eye]].

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** Later on, she goes to another restaurant with her ARCHON teammate Peggy, [[https://grrlpowercomic.com/archives/comic/grrl-power-118-got-it-in-one/ and demands their hottest dish]], the kind you have to sign a waiver to actually order. The cook wears a hazmat suit to retrieve the sauce from a safety container, and the bowl it's served in has hazard striping around the rim. Although Sydney has a FireBreathingDiner reaction, she tears into the dish and even wonders if the cooks have some "pure cap" [[note]]capsaicin is the main chemical associated with spicy foods[[/note]] to spice it up, while Peggy and the waitress recoil in horror and the cook faints. All is well until [[EyeScream a noodle flips into her eye]].

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