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A short foreword. I'm not going to talk about all US guys and girls. I saw many badass US citizens, and I know that there are more like them back in the US. I just want to post a small note about not-so-badass folks I saw during my activities.

I always wondered why some of US staff members were so... picky about their food? I heard comments like 'What? Beef jerky again? Aw, maaan!' on a daily basis. Or 'Lemon drink? Ew. Who wants my lemon drink?' (or was it 'lemonade'?) My guys and I were always like 'Ow, really...' Maybe it was a difference in cultures, or maybe they were too spoiled by easy-to-get supplies, but such behaviour was strange for us to observe.

I sooo dreamed to leave them alone in a middle of nowhere for a week or so without any food. I was young and a bit sadistic, so right now I'm quite ashamed of those fantasies. But back then it seemed like a good idea to teach them to respect their food.

Don't pay attention, I'm just ranting. Saw a youtube video of another 'survivalist' and his attempts at eating MRE. It brought some memories.
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:iconharryfbyrd:
harryfbyrd Featured By Owner Jun 8, 2014
If it is what I think it is, that's lemon drink.  Trust me, it ain't lemonade...
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Kain-Moerder Featured By Owner Jun 9, 2014   Digital Artist
We had our own food, so I can't say much about the taste of that drink.

And yes, I trust you. I'm sure that it was some kind of artificial crap with vitamins or something.
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TheCommissarFangirl Featured By Owner Jun 6, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Meh, I never complain. Food is food.
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CaptRedJack Featured By Owner Jun 5, 2014  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
there are a fair number of things I don't want to eat (peppers for instance) but I cannot think of something I WONT eat off the top of my head. survival trumps both flavor and morals
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RecklessCharge Featured By Owner Jun 5, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
my experience was I had the same jerky or lemon stuff every single day for weeks or months before some verity got thrown in, or the god awful hotdogs. Hnng...but that was a problem with distribution lots of the same shit before finally, finally getting something different. 
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SirRinge Featured By Owner Jun 5, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
Hey, cardboard doesn't taste bad, it's just bland and tasteless. And why would they complain about having beef jerky???
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Kain-Moerder Featured By Owner Jun 5, 2014   Digital Artist
As one of my superiors once said 'If it helps you to survive and accomplish your task - eat it!'

I guess it's like that 'candy effect'. You know, when you eat candies every day you stop seeing them as something nice and sweet, and they become just a boring everyday food for you.
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SirRinge Featured By Owner Jun 5, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
Well, off I go to eat a knife now...

Yea, I guess so. But hey, I don't know about you, but I don't think I'd get tired of beef jerky. Yea, sure it tastes like leather after a while, but that's the reason I like it xD
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randomM0nst3rXD Featured By Owner Jun 5, 2014
Interesting ,well i only dont like to eat squids and other squishy creatures AND ONIONS(im alergic).They smell funny...IMO.Speaking of murica ive found some interested info about The Malasya flight 370 ,the crisis in Ukraine and other current events that did happen in the last 12 months more or less .
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Kain-Moerder Featured By Owner Jun 5, 2014   Digital Artist
I can see why you don't like squishy food. Not the most pleasant sensation when you chew it.

Interesting info? I hope that it's not another 'Russian black ops teams were behind those events' stories. Really, even I, an average foreigner, aware that Russians are not _that_ evil. )
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randomM0nst3rXD Featured By Owner Jun 6, 2014
;D
And not the russians but the muricans black ups called blackwater and the Mosad .The plane from Malasya was hijacked by those blackwater team and transported to a NATO base in the middle of the Indian ocean all of this because for some guy named Phillip Wood .
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Kain-Moerder Featured By Owner Jun 7, 2014   Digital Artist
Conspiracies, conspiracies everywhere. )
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randomM0nst3rXD Featured By Owner Jun 7, 2014
dam dam daaaaaaaaam ;D
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SirRinge Featured By Owner Jun 5, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
Not that evil, but Russians are crazy xD Like, in a "Holy shit, I didn't know that was humanly possible" way.
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Kain-Moerder Featured By Owner Jun 5, 2014   Digital Artist
Yeah, I saw them at work. Scary indeed. )
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SirRinge Featured By Owner Jun 5, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZukXnm…

Just look at this... No handed pushups. lulwut. Russia, go home, you're drunk
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Douganator219 Featured By Owner Jun 5, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
When it comes to consumerism 'Murica sure knows how to be good at that,
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Kain-Moerder Featured By Owner Jun 5, 2014   Digital Artist
Quite.
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Douganator219 Featured By Owner Jun 5, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Where you from may i ask?
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:iconkain-moerder:
Kain-Moerder Featured By Owner Jun 5, 2014   Digital Artist
I'm from Europe. (sorry, can't be more specific)
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:icondouganator219:
Douganator219 Featured By Owner Jun 6, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Same here, i wonder if we share similar views on other placesBecause this far it seems so.
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Kain-Moerder Featured By Owner Jun 6, 2014   Digital Artist
Maybe. We'll never know. )
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