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    Posted on Feb 3, 2015

    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.

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    I mean, let's be honest.

    1. First off, it stinks.


    And the smell stays with you for ages.

    2. And it always gives you greasy fingers.

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    3. It’s way too salty.

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    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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    7. Or overcook it.

    8. And the hot oil splashing from the pan burns more than anything. / Via Brigette McCann

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

    9. Kevin Bacon.

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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.

    14. Ridiculous.

    15. Please stop.

    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.



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