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You know those fast food commercials you see every day on TV? The ones with the impossibly good-looking food? They set you up to expect this:

So you go in and order it, but you get this instead:

Which makes you wonder what the heck happened.

I mean, how do you go from showing this:

To serving this?

The way fast food actually looks is disgusting. Here's how they trick you into thinking their food looks appetizing:

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