Irrational Cravings

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  1. Rewind

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    I'm sure most of us have had strange, unexplainable cravings for certain specific things from time to time. I find these to be really interesting, especially when the craving is for something that you really don't like.

    For example, the thing that I was just craving and what 'inspired' me to start this admittedly random thread is Vegmix. I think that's one of the names it goes by. It's the nasty canned mix of potatos, carrots, corn, peas, green beans and sometimes lima beans. I HATE canned vegetables, not only because of the lack of nutrients but the aweful 'canned' flavor, and Vegmix has the worst canned flavor of all. Even still, as I'm walking down the hallway at work, minding my own business and thinking of little else than how much time is left before I can go home, BAM. VEGMIX! Had someone, say a smartly dressed butler with a silver tray, stepped out from a doorway offering me a steaming bowl of Vegmix I would have gladly devoured it. Why?

    This is actually the only time I've craved Vegmix. A common craving for me is school cafeteria pizza. Those large rectangular slices of soft, floppy goo that taste like ketchup, vegetable oil, yeast and salt. Everyone pretended to like it because, hey, it's pizza! But it was terrible. I haven't had it since 11th or 12th grade, but at least two or three times a year I'll get a hankering for a slice.

    Anyone else suffer from weird random cravings, or is it just the tumor on my brain stem acting up again?
     
  2. seeker311

    seeker311 The Collector

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    Sometimes I crave jicama or orchata
     
  3. pscoop

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    My wife has had plenty of wierd cravings.









    When she was pregnant. :peoples: 
     
  4. Rewind

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    Wait, does that mean I'm....NOOOOOO!!!
     
  5. MegaMoonMan

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    Now I want some shitty school pizza.
     
  6. Rewind

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    Well, you could go call a nearby school as a 'parent' and ask if you can 'sample' some of their pizza to make sure it's OK for your child to eat. Or you could hang out at said school and bribe some kids to bring their lunches to you. I bet they'd trade it for ether. Isn't that what the kids are into these days?
     
  7. Omnius

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    A couple of weeks ago at work I had a craving for a cigarette - which is a bit odd considering I haven't touched a cig in about 6 years, and before then it was something I only did occasionally.
     
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    You know what, Ive had cravings for cigarettes even though Ive never smoked. Theres sometimes when Im mad or stressed and I feel like buying a pack; weird
     
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    I'm craving the G1 Pretenders. I even like their vehicle modes.
     
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    You're pregnant.

    Congrats.
     
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    irrational cravings,
    have always been.
     
  12. Deefuzz

    Deefuzz Beard On! Beardmaster! Veteran

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    I always crave jicama and horchata
     
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    Ginger bisquits. Can't stand gingerbread men, but every now and then I see some european style bisquets and BAM! sold n eaten.
     
  14. Jux

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    I used to hate beer. But on a hot day after some work, I would really get the craving for a cold one, even though I almost never drank it and I hated it. Even if I would give in and actually get one, I would take one or two sips at most. It was the THOUGHT of it I craved.

    Now that beer and I are much better friends, I get that craving all the time, not just on hot days.
     
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    the yellow, octagon pizza??? :thumb 

    i haven't had that in 11 years, but i can still taste it.
     
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    Every time I'm around a fire I crave beer, it can be either a grill or a campfire or a fireplace, but anytime there are flames about I crave beer.

    About a month ago I got a bad craving for a baked potato, I never ate one and a week later I still had that craving. It didn't go away until I actually took the time to bake a potato about a week and a half after I got the initial craving.
     
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    But those are completely rational. Fire, beer and potatos are three of the human male's basic requirements. :) 
     
  18. Rewind

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    Wow, yellow and octagonal? And I thought the pasty rectangular slabs we had were strange!
     
  19. Dirge121

    Dirge121 Eat the chikums

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    I'm craving Baileys right now, I havent had any in ages either.

    EDIT: Taken care of
     
  20. Brandon

    Brandon This is important work.

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    Ha, nice KD Lang reference.

    I know last week I was craving meat balls, not so much with Spaghetti, but just meat balls.
     

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