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Is it normal to like switching food products to see if they can tell?
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Some people insist they only like a certain brand of food product so several times I've switched the product with a different brand to see if they could tell the difference, and they didn't know! No one has EVER figured it out in all of the times I've done this. Usually I'll save the one name-brand box/jar and just refill it with the alternative product. I think doing this is so fun!

I also love blind taste tests, people insist they can tell the difference or will choose their brand and they can't tell and they even choose the brand they supposedly dislike!

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Ghost-of-the-Marlboro-Man
I do this, I will dump out camel cigarettes and replace them with Marlboros. People always notice the smooth, rich difference.
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howaminotmyself
Leave my Spirits alone!
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Ghost-of-the-Marlboro-Man
Damn hipster.
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howaminotmyself
I don't damn them! I thank them for making my tabacco popular enough to find in most convenient stores. Um...but I quit.
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I remember seeing coupons for free cartons of American Spirits in Cosmo magazine! Do they still do that? I've never tried them but I always wondered about them, I assumed they were awful because they were trying to literally give them away!
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howaminotmyself
They don't have additives so you just get the tabacco. It doesn't make it healthier, but I do think they taste better. But they also go stale quicker because of this. But once I switched, every other cigarette tasted like crap and I can't smoke anything else. But I've quit now so it doesn't really matter.

The free cartons were a promotional tool to get their name out there and they don't do that anymore. they can be a bit harsh if you aren't use to them, but that's also because it takes 10 minutes to smoke one.
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Ghost-of-the-Marlboro-Man
Well then it doesn't really matter.
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I get really paranoid over this sort of thing, but that's probably because I'm a vegetarian. It's easy to spot the differences between different "fake meat"(?) products, or veggie alternatives or whatever they're called:P. I'd feel sick if someone told me if I'd eaten something other than what I thought, even just over something like Ice Cream. I can't believe people don't notice. I think what you're doing sounds sort of funny, but it makes me feel uncomfortable.:P
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I wouldn't be so mean and switch out items on a vegetarian or on someone who had health concerns! My dad for instance insists he only likes Ritz crackers but he's been eating store brand ones for a long time and he doesn't know it! Just little things like that. I've set up my own taste tests on lots of different items and virtually nobody can guess the brand. Beer is always a good one. No one can EVER tell what brand it is among the common ones like Budweiser, Coors, any average American brand. It's funny because people are usually SO particular about what beer they buy but then they can't even pick it out in a taste test!
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Yeah, I figured. Just saying that some people might not approve of this sort of thing or they might be paranoid about what they eat, like how I am. But I am really surprised that no one can tell the difference. I always feel like it's really obvious, but maybe I wouldn't be able to tell the difference when I'm eating another brand without knowing. Hmm, that's sort of interesting.
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Sounds like fun but if you get caught be prepared for some harsh words or worse
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Hehe I've been caught once or twice! Yeah people don't like the fact that they got hoodwinked!
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I have a very keen sense of taste and observational skills. My dad, in the past, has attempted to change brands that my family uses without telling us and I figure it out right away.

I feel that sometimes people are so used to a certain food that they don't think about what they are eating anymore. They only think they know what they're eating because it has been the 1000th time they've stuffed their face with it. In reality, their brain is tricking their taste buds into tasting what they are so used to.

Also, whether or not you like a food can be all about perception. If you look at the food and decide you won't like the taste, 9/10 you won't like the taste. You program your brain to automatically shoot down the food the instant it reaches your receptors.
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Yes it is interesting how perception can affect taste!

I "reset" my palate every so often by fasting. Tasting things after not eating for even just a couple of days is an amazing experience. So many flavors you miss out on because you're so used to the foods.
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I've never been able to fast.. I find it to be incredibly unhealthy. It slows down your metabolism and I'm working on getting mine fully functional. Haha.

I could imagine how good things must taste after going so long without food, though.. I wouldn't mind going on a liquid diet then going back to solids, but I'm sure it wouldn't be nearly the same as cutting off all sorts of foods.
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You should try food coloring something and asking the person what flavor it is. I saw it on a TV show and most everyone thought that a lemon jello was actually cherry or strawberry because of the red food coloring.

I think it's very interesting, and I definitely would not be able to tell the difference.
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Like for girls with my cock and a hot dog
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That's pretty funny! Keep up the good work
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i like wt ur doing even if it is mean less .. that's pretty funny
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