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50 Foods You Need To Eat Before You Die

Seriously, you need to eat food or you will die.

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50. Chocolate Covered Strawberry Cupcake from Magnolia Bakery

If you're beginning a culinary journey, why not eat dessert first? These sweet treats are only available on Saturdays but they're worth waiting for.
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If you're beginning a culinary journey, why not eat dessert first? These sweet treats are only available on Saturdays but they're worth waiting for.

49. Animal Style Fries from In-N-Out

With your sweet tooth satisfied, board a plane for Los Angeles to sample these taters smothered with cheese, grilled onions, and In-N-Out’s secret spread.
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With your sweet tooth satisfied, board a plane for Los Angeles to sample these taters smothered with cheese, grilled onions, and In-N-Out’s secret spread.

48. Maker's Mark

While you’re flying to Los Angeles to try #49, enjoy your time in the sky with a classic whiskey. Suddenly, you hit major turbulence. “We can’t go down, we can’t go down…,” you think to yourself. But you can. And you do.
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While you’re flying to Los Angeles to try #49, enjoy your time in the sky with a classic whiskey. Suddenly, you hit major turbulence. “We can’t go down, we can’t go down…,” you think to yourself. But you can. And you do.

47. Airplane Peanuts & Diet Coke

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Scavenge what you can from the remains of your plane. You’re in a forest, but where? Night is coming. You are hungry.

46. Moss? Lichen?

Can you eat these? You're filled with an intense hunger–you have to try.
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Can you eat these? You're filled with an intense hunger–you have to try.

45. Water! God, Yes! Water!

You survive the night and wander aimlessly, finding a river. The water smells of chemicals. But you have to drink or you will die.
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You survive the night and wander aimlessly, finding a river. The water smells of chemicals. But you have to drink or you will die.

44. Hope

You keep walking. Optimism may not fill your stomach, but it's all you have.
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You keep walking. Optimism may not fill your stomach, but it's all you have.

43. A Single Cheerio You Found In Your Coat Pocket

You nibble on it to try and make it last but you can't stand it anymore and greedily shove the entire Cheerio into your mouth at once. All it does is make you more hungry.

You nibble on it to try and make it last but you can't stand it anymore and greedily shove the entire Cheerio into your mouth at once. All it does is make you more hungry.

42. A Warm Beer Some Derelicts Must Have Left Behind

The beer is flat but it quenches your thirst. Unfortunately, it only dehydrates you even more.
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The beer is flat but it quenches your thirst. Unfortunately, it only dehydrates you even more.

41. A...Dog?

As you wander you see a new friend. Or a new meal? Could you really eat a dog? You wonder, "Is it that much different from eating a cow?" You can feel death's shadow stalking you.
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As you wander you see a new friend. Or a new meal? Could you really eat a dog? You wonder, "Is it that much different from eating a cow?" You can feel death's shadow stalking you.

40. Foul-Smelling Water From A Dirty Pond

You spot a small pool of fetid water. You don't want to…but you if you don't hydrate, you won't survive. You spoon a sip into your mouth. Your vision blurs.
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You spot a small pool of fetid water. You don't want to…but you if you don't hydrate, you won't survive. You spoon a sip into your mouth. Your vision blurs.

39. Nothing

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16. Nothing

How long have you been out here? Hours? Years? Surely, they must be coming for you soon.
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How long have you been out here? Hours? Years? Surely, they must be coming for you soon.

15. Dirt

You've gone mad now. This is it. You'll eat anything to fill your screaming stomach.
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You've gone mad now. This is it. You'll eat anything to fill your screaming stomach.

14. Anything. Anything. Please, If There’s A Higher Power, Please Help.

No one answers.
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No one answers.

13. Your Own Fingers

You bite every one of them down to stumps but your two thumbs. You need thumbs. Thumbs are what separate you from the animals, isn't that right?
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You bite every one of them down to stumps but your two thumbs. You need thumbs. Thumbs are what separate you from the animals, isn't that right?

12. A Full Thanksgiving Dinner. Turkey, Mashed Potatoes, And Yams, Surrounded By Your Loving Family

You wake up. It was a hallucination. Or was it a mirage? A dream? A nightmare?
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You wake up. It was a hallucination. Or was it a mirage? A dream? A nightmare?

11. The Sweet Kiss Of Death

This is all you hunger for now.
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This is all you hunger for now.

10. Sleep

You know you may never wake up.
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You know you may never wake up.

9. Nothing

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1. A Nutrient-Rich IV Drip At A Dallas Hospital

Dallas? How did you get here? Where are your legs? It'll be weeks before you're alert enough to hear the answers. For now, let your body drink.
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Dallas? How did you get here? Where are your legs? It'll be weeks before you're alert enough to hear the answers. For now, let your body drink.

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