Soda War

Apparently, people like to eat.

Moderators: SecondTalon, Moderators General, Prelates

Your allegiance?

Coke
130
53%
Pepsi
57
23%
some bizarre brand nobody's heard of/cares about
59
24%
 
Total votes: 246

User avatar
clintonius
Posts: 2755
Joined: Wed May 07, 2008 9:13 pm UTC
Location: Brooklyn

Re: Soda War

Postby clintonius » Wed Oct 01, 2008 1:34 am UTC

Bakemaster wrote:Go ahead, do your worst. Here, I'll fire the first shot:
clintonius wrote:must… resist… pedantry…

fix'd

Oh. Sorry. I meant "pet antry":

Image

(I don't think I've ever done anything quite this off-topic in my life. Sorry.)
kira wrote:*piles up some limbs and blood and a couple hearts for good measure*
GUYS. I MADE A HUMAN.
*...pokes at it with a stick*

User avatar
MirrorWing
Posts: 475
Joined: Fri Aug 01, 2008 9:38 pm UTC
Location: The tile adjacent to Ceiling Cat's, watchin' you masturbate.
Contact:

Re: Soda War

Postby MirrorWing » Wed Oct 01, 2008 1:35 am UTC

Watching us, like, ceiling cat watches us? Dude, I'm not wearing any pants. D:

I honestly hadn't even heard of IZZE before this thread. o_o It must be a regional thing, but I have to say, you've got me curious...

Though I'm not big on the soda companies going all health-drink on us, either. =/ If I wanted something healthy to drink, I'd pick up some fruit juice. Or, I guess, water...
20-year-old Star-Wars-watching, power-metal-listening, fantasy-book-reading, anime-cosplaying, MTG-playing, physics-loving nerdgirl. Deal.

Image <--My life in a nutshell.

Spoiler:
Image

User avatar
Nath
Posts: 3148
Joined: Sat Sep 08, 2007 8:14 pm UTC

Re: Soda War

Postby Nath » Wed Oct 01, 2008 4:08 am UTC

Water? Tasteless? Why are you people drinking the distilled stuff?

Drinking water actually has a fairly strong flavour; it's just that we're very used to it. I used to live in a town with horrid, weird-tasting water; I thought it was fine and normal. Every year, I spent a couple of weeks in a town with normal-tasting water, and found it almost overpowering. By the end of the holiday, my taste-buds would adapt, making my hometown water would taste awful.

MirrorWing wrote:Though I'm not big on the soda companies going all health-drink on us, either. =/ If I wanted something healthy to drink, I'd pick up some fruit juice. Or, I guess, water...

Fruit juice? Healthy? Not particularly, at least when used as a water-substitute.

I used to drink a lot of soda and juice when I was in college. I think I might have been chronically dehydrated without realizing it. That said, there's nothing wrong with the occasional can of sugary goodness.

ACU-LP
Posts: 2826
Joined: Sun Aug 10, 2008 12:39 pm UTC
Location: Sydney
Contact:

Re: Soda War

Postby ACU-LP » Wed Oct 01, 2008 1:14 pm UTC

MirrorWing:
Whats your record of soda in one night.
Mine is 23 cans of diet coke.
Yeah....I think that purely the amount of preservative 211 in me by that time would be enough to allow testing of its actual toxicity rather than all this faffing about they're doing.
Funny thing was though, I wasnt majorly effected by the caffein...
I Am Raven wrote:Math is like a penis: it can be very satisfactory, but also a pain in the ass.
Red vs Blue wrote:Wash: That was the worst throw ever. Of all time.
Caboose: Not my fault. Someone put a wall in my way.

User avatar
PatrickRsGhost
Posts: 2278
Joined: Fri May 04, 2007 5:43 pm UTC
Location: ZZ9PluralZAlpha
Contact:

Re: Soda War

Postby PatrickRsGhost » Wed Oct 01, 2008 1:58 pm UTC

ACU-LP wrote:MirrorWing:
Whats your record of soda in one night.
Mine is 23 cans of diet coke.
Yeah....I think that purely the amount of preservative 211 in me by that time would be enough to allow testing of its actual toxicity rather than all this faffing about they're doing.
Funny thing was though, I wasnt majorly effected by the caffein...


Mine is two liters of Mountain Dew.

I think I was operating at a speed reserved for MIG jets that night.
PRG

An important message for you:

010000100110010100100000011100110
111010101110010011001010010000001
110100011011110010000001100101011
000010111010000100000011110010110
111101110101011100100010000001100
010011000010110001101101111011011
1000101110

User avatar
22/7
I'm pretty sure I have "The Slavery In My Asshole" on DVD.
Posts: 6475
Joined: Fri Jul 06, 2007 3:30 pm UTC
Location: 127.0.0.1

Re: Soda War

Postby 22/7 » Wed Oct 01, 2008 2:32 pm UTC

Nath wrote:
MirrorWing wrote:Though I'm not big on the soda companies going all health-drink on us, either. =/ If I wanted something healthy to drink, I'd pick up some fruit juice. Or, I guess, water...
Fruit juice? Healthy? Not particularly, at least when used as a water-substitute.
Good thing he didn't say that then? Potatoes are also not particularly healthy as a water substitute, though you can basically subsist off just potatoes (for food, I'd imagine it'd be hard to do this without water).
Totally not a hypothetical...

Steroid wrote:
bigglesworth wrote:If your economic reality is a choice, then why are you not as rich as Bill Gates?
Don't want to be.
I want to be!

User avatar
MirrorWing
Posts: 475
Joined: Fri Aug 01, 2008 9:38 pm UTC
Location: The tile adjacent to Ceiling Cat's, watchin' you masturbate.
Contact:

Re: Soda War

Postby MirrorWing » Wed Oct 01, 2008 2:50 pm UTC

22/7 wrote:Good thing he didn't say that then? Potatoes are also not particularly healthy as a water substitute, though you can basically subsist off just potatoes (for food, I'd imagine it'd be hard to do this without water).


She. :3 But your points still stands well.

As for my record of sodas in a day, probably 6, in high school when I wasn't raised to know there was anything else to drink. But honestly, now if it goes over three cans a day, I usually step back and reach for the apple juice.

Especially now that I think I'm getting sick, and don't have medical insurance... Saave-a-lot has cheap apple juice that they pump full of Vitamic C. Whoohoo!
20-year-old Star-Wars-watching, power-metal-listening, fantasy-book-reading, anime-cosplaying, MTG-playing, physics-loving nerdgirl. Deal.

Image <--My life in a nutshell.

Spoiler:
Image

Megatriorchis
Posts: 386
Joined: Fri Apr 18, 2008 5:41 am UTC
Location: Hothlanta

Re: Soda War

Postby Megatriorchis » Wed Oct 01, 2008 2:55 pm UTC

I'm surprised so many people like Coke so much. Pepsi is better in my opinion, but I don't drink either of them. I like Jones Soda and the generic brand they sell at Publix.
The Humanity for the Undead Coalition: Bringing Liberty and the Pursuit of Happiness to the Undead and Other Supernatural Humanoids. Zombies don't eat people; people eat people!

User avatar
Matt
Posts: 182
Joined: Sat Apr 15, 2006 1:01 am UTC
Location: behind the bottle of Campari

Re: Soda War

Postby Matt » Wed Oct 01, 2008 2:57 pm UTC

MirrorWing wrote:But honestly, now if it goes over three cans a day, I usually step back and reach for the apple juice.

Especially now that I think I'm getting sick, and don't have medical insurance... Saave-a-lot has cheap apple juice that they pump full of Vitamic C. Whoohoo!


I think what they were getting at is fruit juice is still just as if not more full of sugar and calories, vitamins and natural ingredients be damned.
Hi. I'm from Massachusetts.

User avatar
MirrorWing
Posts: 475
Joined: Fri Aug 01, 2008 9:38 pm UTC
Location: The tile adjacent to Ceiling Cat's, watchin' you masturbate.
Contact:

Re: Soda War

Postby MirrorWing » Wed Oct 01, 2008 3:24 pm UTC

Matt wrote:I think what they were getting at is fruit juice is still just as if not more full of sugar and calories, vitamins and natural ingredients be damned.


I'm 5'6" and 92 lbs, and I generally need to take in twice as many calories as most people just to maintain that weight. (Massively insane metabolism, have I). I'm reaallllyyyyyy not worried about the amount of calories in a beverage.
20-year-old Star-Wars-watching, power-metal-listening, fantasy-book-reading, anime-cosplaying, MTG-playing, physics-loving nerdgirl. Deal.

Image <--My life in a nutshell.

Spoiler:
Image

User avatar
22/7
I'm pretty sure I have "The Slavery In My Asshole" on DVD.
Posts: 6475
Joined: Fri Jul 06, 2007 3:30 pm UTC
Location: 127.0.0.1

Re: Soda War

Postby 22/7 » Wed Oct 01, 2008 5:10 pm UTC

MirrorWing wrote:
Matt wrote:I think what they were getting at is fruit juice is still just as if not more full of sugar and calories, vitamins and natural ingredients be damned.
I'm 5'6" and 92 lbs, and I generally need to take in twice as many calories as most people just to maintain that weight. (Massively insane metabolism, have I). I'm reaallllyyyyyy not worried about the amount of calories in a beverage.
That doesn't negate the fact that it does indeed have lots of calories and sugar (relatively, that is).
Totally not a hypothetical...

Steroid wrote:
bigglesworth wrote:If your economic reality is a choice, then why are you not as rich as Bill Gates?
Don't want to be.
I want to be!

User avatar
MirrorWing
Posts: 475
Joined: Fri Aug 01, 2008 9:38 pm UTC
Location: The tile adjacent to Ceiling Cat's, watchin' you masturbate.
Contact:

Re: Soda War

Postby MirrorWing » Wed Oct 01, 2008 5:16 pm UTC

22/7 wrote:That doesn't negate the fact that it does indeed have lots of calories and sugar (relatively, that is).


Nor does it negate the fact that if all you drink is water, you're going to end up lacking quite a few necessary vitamins than if you drink something with a relatively higher nutritional value.

I'm not talking 5% fruit punch from concentrate, I'm talking 100% pure squeed orange juice, etc...
20-year-old Star-Wars-watching, power-metal-listening, fantasy-book-reading, anime-cosplaying, MTG-playing, physics-loving nerdgirl. Deal.

Image <--My life in a nutshell.

Spoiler:
Image

User avatar
Matt
Posts: 182
Joined: Sat Apr 15, 2006 1:01 am UTC
Location: behind the bottle of Campari

Re: Soda War

Postby Matt » Wed Oct 01, 2008 9:26 pm UTC

MirrorWing wrote:Nor does it negate the fact that if all you drink is water, you're going to end up lacking quite a few necessary vitamins than if you drink something with a relatively higher nutritional value.


Yes, we get it. If all you consume is water, you're going to be missing out on your daily value of fruit and vegetable vitamins. The trick is to support your hydration with an actual diet of food.

We've gotten way off track here. We're not saying juice plays the same role as water. All we're saying is it is a terrible substitute for soda in an effort to eschew excess sugar and calories from your diet, because it offers just as much if not more of them.
Hi. I'm from Massachusetts.

ACU-LP
Posts: 2826
Joined: Sun Aug 10, 2008 12:39 pm UTC
Location: Sydney
Contact:

Re: Soda War

Postby ACU-LP » Thu Oct 02, 2008 12:03 am UTC

If you drink pure water, you die.
I Am Raven wrote:Math is like a penis: it can be very satisfactory, but also a pain in the ass.
Red vs Blue wrote:Wash: That was the worst throw ever. Of all time.
Caboose: Not my fault. Someone put a wall in my way.

User avatar
Bakemaster
pretty nice future dick
Posts: 8933
Joined: Fri Jul 06, 2007 2:33 pm UTC
Location: One of those hot places

Re: Soda War

Postby Bakemaster » Thu Oct 02, 2008 12:36 am UTC

MirrorWing wrote:Nor does it negate the fact that if all you drink is water, you're going to end up lacking quite a few necessary vitamins than if you drink something with a relatively higher nutritional value.

That's not a fact. It's trivially easy to get all the necessary vitamins that any juice would provide simply by eating solid food and drinking nothing but water. Under certain conditions, excess vitamin or mineral intake may do nothing, or even have a toxic effect. For example, calcium requires magnesium in order to be metabolized by the body; getting extra calcium does absolutely nothing for your body if your magnesium intake is low. And what beverages have magnesium in them? The only ones I'm aware of are soy milk and tap water. Surprise!

EDIT: Well, to be fair, cow's milk, beer and wine also contain magnesium, but the animal protein in the former and the alcohol in the latter two cause urinary excretion of calcium and magnesium, respectively.
Image
c0 = 2.13085531 × 1014 smoots per fortnight
"Apparently you can't summon an alternate timeline clone of your inner demon, guys! Remember that." —Noc

User avatar
tuba_king2341
Posts: 52
Joined: Wed Mar 19, 2008 10:00 pm UTC
Contact:

Re: Soda War

Postby tuba_king2341 » Thu Oct 02, 2008 2:23 am UTC

mmmmm Coke, well actually diet Coke, with a squeeze of fresh lime. sooooo much better than 'diet coke with lime' since its actually real lime. and sometimes if i'm not in the mood for something so sugary, i dilute it with club soda.
"Oh, I would while away the hours,
Wanking in the flowers, my heart all full of song,
I'd be gliding all the lilies as I waved about my willie,
If I only had a schlong."
-Christopher Moore (Lamb)

User avatar
MirrorWing
Posts: 475
Joined: Fri Aug 01, 2008 9:38 pm UTC
Location: The tile adjacent to Ceiling Cat's, watchin' you masturbate.
Contact:

Re: Soda War

Postby MirrorWing » Thu Oct 02, 2008 2:41 am UTC

Not particularly liking lime outside of 7up/Sprite, how does diet coke with fresh-squeezed lime compare against "diet coke with lime"? What's the difference in taste?
20-year-old Star-Wars-watching, power-metal-listening, fantasy-book-reading, anime-cosplaying, MTG-playing, physics-loving nerdgirl. Deal.

Image <--My life in a nutshell.

Spoiler:
Image

User avatar
clintonius
Posts: 2755
Joined: Wed May 07, 2008 9:13 pm UTC
Location: Brooklyn

Re: Soda War

Postby clintonius » Thu Oct 02, 2008 4:21 am UTC

tuba_king2341 wrote:mmmmm Coke, well actually diet Coke

tuba_king2341 wrote:and sometimes if i'm not in the mood for something so sugary

whut

tuba_king2341 wrote:diet Coke, with a squeeze of fresh lime. sooooo much better than 'diet coke with lime'

MirrorWing wrote:how does diet coke with fresh-squeezed lime compare against "diet coke with lime"?

whut
kira wrote:*piles up some limbs and blood and a couple hearts for good measure*
GUYS. I MADE A HUMAN.
*...pokes at it with a stick*

User avatar
MirrorWing
Posts: 475
Joined: Fri Aug 01, 2008 9:38 pm UTC
Location: The tile adjacent to Ceiling Cat's, watchin' you masturbate.
Contact:

Re: Soda War

Postby MirrorWing » Thu Oct 02, 2008 6:50 am UTC

clintonius wrote:
tuba_king2341 wrote:diet Coke, with a squeeze of fresh lime. sooooo much better than 'diet coke with lime'

MirrorWing wrote:how does diet coke with fresh-squeezed lime compare against "diet coke with lime"?

whut


I meant flavour-wise. It's "better", okay, that's opinion. Why is it better? Does the coke product not taste like real lime, or does it just lack the tang of real lime, or is adding lime to coke better because it's not as homogenous a taste as the manufactured product?
20-year-old Star-Wars-watching, power-metal-listening, fantasy-book-reading, anime-cosplaying, MTG-playing, physics-loving nerdgirl. Deal.

Image <--My life in a nutshell.

Spoiler:
Image

User avatar
Rinsaikeru
Pawn, soon to be a Queen
Posts: 2166
Joined: Wed Aug 27, 2008 5:26 am UTC
Location: Toronto
Contact:

Re: Soda War

Postby Rinsaikeru » Thu Oct 02, 2008 10:12 pm UTC

I drink pop less than once a month. I do drink juice--but I often water it down. Most of what I drink is water. I'd say I have a bottle of juice every other day, and especially if it is apple juice, I tend to dilute it. I also don't buy any juice containing high fructose corn syrup. I do have a soft spot for Dr. Pepper and orange juice...not together, as completely separate entities that are both delicious.

That said, in moderation pop or juice can be fine.

Oh oh! Did you know that Sunny D has vegetable oil in it? And I've also seen 'fruit style beverages' with corn stach in.
Rice Puddin.

User avatar
hideki101
Posts: 342
Joined: Wed May 28, 2008 5:50 pm UTC
Location: everywhere and nowhere

Re: Soda War

Postby hideki101 » Thu Oct 02, 2008 11:31 pm UTC

I don't like either. At least to me, they really taste nasty. I also don't like root beer or really any carbonated beverage that doesn't have a fruity taste, even then I don't like the cherry flavors. Probably too much exposure to cherry-flavored benadryl when I was younger, but now the only cherries I eat are the actual fruit.
Albert Einistein wrote:"Two things are infinite: the universe and human stupidity; and I'm not sure about the the universe."

SDIX
is afraid of bananas
Posts: 682
Joined: Wed Mar 25, 2009 8:30 pm UTC

Re: Soda War

Postby SDIX » Wed Jun 10, 2009 3:52 pm UTC

diet coke FTFW!

User avatar
mr_pathetic
Posts: 220
Joined: Mon Jun 08, 2009 1:43 pm UTC
Location: The South
Contact:

Re: Soda War

Postby mr_pathetic » Wed Jun 10, 2009 5:34 pm UTC

This is all so very foolish, when Dr. Pepper is the far superior beverage and has been since before coke was even a wet dream. :wink:

SDIX
is afraid of bananas
Posts: 682
Joined: Wed Mar 25, 2009 8:30 pm UTC

Re: Soda War

Postby SDIX » Wed Jun 10, 2009 6:20 pm UTC

mr_pathetic wrote:This is all so very foolish, when Dr. Pepper is the far superior beverage and has been since before coke was even a wet dream. :wink:

Dr Pepper is bottled by both Pepsi and Coca-Cola, which is why you will find it as an option in almost all stores and restaurants... even though some are brand loyal to one company or the other.

I always thought that was interesting.

User avatar
mr_pathetic
Posts: 220
Joined: Mon Jun 08, 2009 1:43 pm UTC
Location: The South
Contact:

Re: Soda War

Postby mr_pathetic » Wed Jun 10, 2009 6:35 pm UTC

SDIX wrote:
mr_pathetic wrote:This is all so very foolish, when Dr. Pepper is the far superior beverage and has been since before coke was even a wet dream. :wink:

Dr Pepper is bottled by both Pepsi and Coca-Cola, which is why you will find it as an option in almost all stores and restaurants... even though some are brand loyal to one company or the other.

I always thought that was interesting.

Indeed, and Dr. Pepper has had quite a ride throughout its history... owned by the snapple people now I believe... course you can get the original stuff at a couple of places in Texas...Waco (where it was invented) and Dublin. :D

SDIX
is afraid of bananas
Posts: 682
Joined: Wed Mar 25, 2009 8:30 pm UTC

Re: Soda War

Postby SDIX » Wed Jun 10, 2009 6:56 pm UTC

indeed

Diet Dr Pepper is my dessert replacement :P

User avatar
Chfan
Posts: 2141
Joined: Sun Oct 19, 2008 10:26 pm UTC
Location: American East Coast

Re: Soda War

Postby Chfan » Wed Jun 10, 2009 7:08 pm UTC

Neither. Fuck cola.
Just FYI, the guy isn't avatar isn't me. But he seems pretty cool.

User avatar
rnew
RAAAAAAGGGHHH I'M A DINOSAUR
Posts: 1267
Joined: Tue Dec 09, 2008 10:14 am UTC
Location: Land of Brits

Re: Soda War

Postby rnew » Wed Jun 10, 2009 11:46 pm UTC

I voted coke.

Coca Cola is my life. I am one of the unhealthiest people I know, and I drink at least a litre of coca cola a day. I know it's awful but who cares.
Here is my shelf from my first half a year at university:
Spoiler:
Image
Meowgan wrote:Rnew, you're so hot. Boom!
Zohar wrote:Seriously rnew, I cannot get over how awesome your avatar is. It brings up a smile every time I see it.

ACU-LP
Posts: 2826
Joined: Sun Aug 10, 2008 12:39 pm UTC
Location: Sydney
Contact:

Re: Soda War

Postby ACU-LP » Thu Jun 11, 2009 12:13 am UTC

Hmmm, you do seem to be a contender for taking my place as having the highest consumption of soft drink.
*looks at the two litre bottle next to me*
NEVER!
I Am Raven wrote:Math is like a penis: it can be very satisfactory, but also a pain in the ass.
Red vs Blue wrote:Wash: That was the worst throw ever. Of all time.
Caboose: Not my fault. Someone put a wall in my way.

User avatar
Zohar
COMMANDER PORN
Posts: 8509
Joined: Fri Apr 27, 2007 8:45 pm UTC
Location: Denver

Re: Soda War

Postby Zohar » Thu Jun 11, 2009 5:09 am UTC

Isn't the taste of sodas different according to the country you're in? What's the use of arguing then?
Mighty Jalapeno: "See, Zohar agrees, and he's nice to people."
SecondTalon: "Still better looking than Jesus."

Not how I say my name

ACU-LP
Posts: 2826
Joined: Sun Aug 10, 2008 12:39 pm UTC
Location: Sydney
Contact:

Re: Soda War

Postby ACU-LP » Thu Jun 11, 2009 9:36 am UTC

Zohar wrote:Isn't the taste of sodas different according to the country you're in? What's the use of arguing then?
For the most part with more generic branding, yes. However, in my travels I've found that coke and pepsi stay the same (respectively) be it in Europe, America or Australia. (I don't know about elsewhere though)
I Am Raven wrote:Math is like a penis: it can be very satisfactory, but also a pain in the ass.
Red vs Blue wrote:Wash: That was the worst throw ever. Of all time.
Caboose: Not my fault. Someone put a wall in my way.

User avatar
rnew
RAAAAAAGGGHHH I'M A DINOSAUR
Posts: 1267
Joined: Tue Dec 09, 2008 10:14 am UTC
Location: Land of Brits

Re: Soda War

Postby rnew » Thu Jun 11, 2009 10:18 am UTC

I have found pepsi tastes awful wherever you go.
Meowgan wrote:Rnew, you're so hot. Boom!
Zohar wrote:Seriously rnew, I cannot get over how awesome your avatar is. It brings up a smile every time I see it.

ACU-LP
Posts: 2826
Joined: Sun Aug 10, 2008 12:39 pm UTC
Location: Sydney
Contact:

Re: Soda War

Postby ACU-LP » Thu Jun 11, 2009 10:30 am UTC

rnew wrote:I have found pepsi tastes awful wherever you go.
Tis true. Tis beyond help.
I Am Raven wrote:Math is like a penis: it can be very satisfactory, but also a pain in the ass.
Red vs Blue wrote:Wash: That was the worst throw ever. Of all time.
Caboose: Not my fault. Someone put a wall in my way.

jeffk
Posts: 44
Joined: Sun Sep 23, 2007 10:48 pm UTC

Re: Soda War

Postby jeffk » Thu Jun 11, 2009 2:46 pm UTC

SDIX wrote:Dr Pepper is bottled by both Pepsi and Coca-Cola, which is why you will find it as an option in almost all stores and restaurants... even though some are brand loyal to one company or the other.

Different bottlers have the local Dr Pepper contract in different places (in the US, anyway)--local Pepsi bottler in some places, local Coke bottler in others, local Dr Pepper bottler (neither Coke nor Pepsi) in others.

Mr. Pibb--or Pibb Xtra or whatever it's called now--is Coke's official Dr Pepper clone, so local Coke bottlers w/out a Dr Pepper contract might carry Pibb instead.

SDIX
is afraid of bananas
Posts: 682
Joined: Wed Mar 25, 2009 8:30 pm UTC

Re: Soda War

Postby SDIX » Thu Jun 11, 2009 2:50 pm UTC

I did not think to look up who Mr Pibb belonged to.

In my area both our local Coca-Cola and Pepsi bottlers bottle Dr Pepper, so we get it all around!

User avatar
mr_pathetic
Posts: 220
Joined: Mon Jun 08, 2009 1:43 pm UTC
Location: The South
Contact:

Re: Soda War

Postby mr_pathetic » Thu Jun 11, 2009 3:55 pm UTC

Mr. Pibb is a bastardization of soda, a wannabe that some restaurants shove on the Dr. Pepper faithful...No damn it, when you don't have the Pepper don't offer me the Pibb like it's a worthy alternative. A pox on them all I say. :lol:

User avatar
faye159
Posts: 26
Joined: Mon Nov 24, 2008 3:29 pm UTC

Re: Soda War

Postby faye159 » Sat Jun 13, 2009 2:46 pm UTC

according to my taste buds, pepsi has less acid and more sugar....

i like coke better. :D

aldld
Posts: 35
Joined: Thu Jun 18, 2009 3:16 am UTC

Re: Soda War

Postby aldld » Thu Jun 18, 2009 3:49 am UTC

I prefer Pepsi over Coke. I'm not sure why, though.

User avatar
Allenr
Posts: 324
Joined: Fri Nov 07, 2008 4:50 pm UTC
Location: Wherever there is hockey.

Re: Soda War

Postby Allenr » Fri Jun 19, 2009 8:30 pm UTC

faye159 wrote:according to my taste buds, pepsi has less acid and more sugar....

i like coke better. :D


This is the same reason I like coke more. Pepsi seems to be the same thing as Coke with extra sugar. I'm very pleased that my work serves Coke :)
Spell check wanted.
Interview me!
Roĝer wrote:While bunnies taste better, nothing beats the desperate death cry of a puppy, especially when accompanied with the grinding of a chainsaw on canine bones.

User avatar
PatrickRsGhost
Posts: 2278
Joined: Fri May 04, 2007 5:43 pm UTC
Location: ZZ9PluralZAlpha
Contact:

Re: Soda War

Postby PatrickRsGhost » Sat Jun 20, 2009 4:00 pm UTC

Nath wrote:Water? Tasteless? Why are you people drinking the distilled stuff?

Drinking water actually has a fairly strong flavour; it's just that we're very used to it. I used to live in a town with horrid, weird-tasting water; I thought it was fine and normal. Every year, I spent a couple of weeks in a town with normal-tasting water, and found it almost overpowering. By the end of the holiday, my taste-buds would adapt, making my hometown water would taste awful.


Just remembered something when reading this post. When we were cleaning out my great-granddad's house out in the country back in the Summer of 1997, we partook in the refreshing well water that flowed like the nectar that it is from the kitchen sink or garden hose. We only drank it in small amounts, and I couldn't really tell the difference.

It wasn't until after we started to live in that house a year later, in '98 (after I graduated high school) that I realized there was a huge difference between that water, and the water coming out of the tap in our old house. We had lived in the farmhouse maybe one week when we went back to our old house to clean it up and remove a few final things, so it could be sold. We had left behind a plethora of plastic cups from fast-food restaurants or gas stations, primarily QuikTrip, that my dad would purchase when he worked for a landscape company. I grabbed one of those cups, and got some water from the tap. I nearly spit it out, because after having acclimated to the well water, I could taste the chlorine in the city water. I couldn't wait to get back home so I could sanitize my mouth with the well water contained therein.
PRG

An important message for you:

010000100110010100100000011100110
111010101110010011001010010000001
110100011011110010000001100101011
000010111010000100000011110010110
111101110101011100100010000001100
010011000010110001101101111011011
1000101110


Return to “Food”

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 2 guests