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secondbecky Jan 26, 2009 12:54 PM

This travel channel show is quickly becoming one of my favorite food shows (watching the gluttony without gaining the weight) and I find Adam Richman to be totally endearing and hilarious.

What do you all think of the show?

Have you ever tried a food eating competition?

What is the craziest thing you've eaten?

Just this weekend I ate what are considered (by some) to be the hottest wings in NYC and loved it. (No competition, just challenging myself)

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    Ericandblueboy Jan 26, 2009 07:50 PM

    Since when did this site turn into myspace?

    BTW, there's another thread discussing this show.

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      secondbecky Jan 27, 2009 07:38 AM

      What do you mean myspace? First of all, timely reference. Second of all, huh?

      I did a search on this board before posting this thread. FORGIVE ME for duplicating.

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        CucumberBoy Jan 27, 2009 10:26 AM

        Ericandblueboy wrote:

        >>there's another thread discussing this show.<<

        Where? On THIS board? I can't find anything. Then again, I'm on MySpace.

        Regarding Man vs. Food -- I can't stomach the show (pun intended). The host seems -- to me -- to be trying just a little too hard to be the next Guy Fieri.

        That's not money.

        -cb-

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          saeyedoc Jan 27, 2009 10:41 AM

          http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/578043

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            CucumberBoy Jan 27, 2009 10:48 AM

            Thanks!

            -cb-

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      ferret Jan 26, 2009 02:08 PM

      Gotta de with the dissent on this. It is, no doubt, a challenge to show a man eating outsized portions in a variety of locales and keep it fresh. But after 2 episodes it just put me off. I can handle the pigging out part, it's the keeping it interesting that lost me.

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        woodandfine Jan 26, 2009 04:54 PM

        Agreed, ferret. I find the first part of the show entertaining but once the gross-out gorging session begins, I quickly tune out and turn off. Those large portions are just too unsightly.

        For me, food should be savored and enjoyed. I just do not understand, not do I want to watch, eating competitions. To each his own, that's for sure.

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          ferret Jan 26, 2009 05:10 PM

          I really have no problem with the gorging, it's just a one-note show.

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