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19 Reasons Why Bacon Is Overrated

Basically, bacon killed Elvis.

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So, you think bacon is overrated?

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Ugh. I wish people would just shut up about it...

Does not liking it makes you feel like you need to immediately repent for your sins?

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Don’t worry. You’re not the only one who hates it.

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Bacon haters and those indifferent - unite!

And people actually lie about how much they like it anyway.

I mean, let's be honest.
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I mean, let's be honest.

1. First off, it stinks.

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And the smell stays with you for ages.

2. And it always gives you greasy fingers.

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Yuck!

3. It’s way too salty.

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SO THIRSTY.

4. I mean, bacon is good, but there's food that tastes much better.

5. For example, steak > bacon. Always.

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Oh wow. Just look at how majestic this steak is.

6. Restaurants always undercook it.

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8. And the hot oil splashing from the pan burns more than anything.

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It can leave scars, too. Both physical and emotional.

9. Kevin Bacon.

That's it. That's the reason.
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That's it. That's the reason.

10. Justin Bieber probably likes it.

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11. People are way too crazy about it.

12. The amount of bacon merchandise is getting out of control.

13. Like, seriously, it's everywhere.

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There's no escape.

14. Ridiculous.

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Absolutely ridiculous.

16. Even after death, you can't avoid bacon.

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17. Oh, btw, it’s super unhealthy.

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Fat. Sodium. Cholesterol. Red alert.

18. Basically, bacon killed Elvis.*

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All these peanut butter, banana, and bacon sandwiches really didn't help his natural tendency to be obese and suffer from heart problems...

*Assuming Elvis is dead, that is.

19. Oh, and newsflash – it can actually kill you as well.

Science.
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Science.

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    I don't care, I'm vegetarian.
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