In the battle between Coke and Pepsi, I'm a Pepsi girl, 100%. I don't drink regular Coke or diet Coke or Cherry Coke. None, ever, not even with Bacardi. Ever since I was a kid - Pepsi. My mother would buy Pepsi, Coke, and root beer (something else I don't drink, ever). My brother was not as picky and would drink anything. And what would he drink first? The Pepsi. Then when they were all gone, that would leave him with 2 other choices and me and my picky self with nothing but water. This would irritate the heck out of me. I always felt he should not drink the Pepsi, ever, because he had other options.
Skip years and years forward. I'm a vegetarian now; actually, a pescetarian. When I cook for my family or have folks over to my own home, I cook carnivore options and vegetarian/pescetarian options. Fajitas? Steak, chicken, and shrimp. BBQ? Ribs, chicken, fish. Pork chops and tofu. When I go to an event, I look for the veggie or fish options. So, what is it that irritates me? (Go back to the Pepsi/Coke thing if you haven't figured it out). Yes, when carnivores eat up all the fish and veggies first, leaving me with a pile of lettuce leaves and cauliflower. I recently went to an event with a buffet of munchies - mini cheesesteak subs, burger sliders, crabcakes. Guess which went first? And no, I am not going to believe that there were a room full of vegetarians who ate all the crabcakes before I got there.
I'll admit, maybe in my pre-pescetarian days, I did the same thing. But now I'm going to tell you, on behalf of the vegetarians - stop it. If you are a carnivore, eat the meat. Yes, I get it that you like fish and shrimp, too. Every now and then, you'd rather take the pasta dish rather than the chicken plate at the convention center/hotel dinner. But that's not for you. It's for folks who don't eat the chicken plate. It's unfair for you to take our only option for a meal.
Now when we get to dessert....well, if you like chocolate, you should try to get your plate before me.