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Coke or Pepsi Answered

What pop do you like more coke or pepsi?

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nutsandbolts_64

8 years ago

 I'll go coke once in a while (let's say once in a week!). Coke and Pepsi have completely different flavors. But Coke is only the next best thing to... Corn Shake!!! (pound for pound, corn is more powerful than dynamite!)

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looperted

8 years ago

 In the midwest we just call it playing old Soda!!! And we have no annoying accents.

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trike road poet

8 years ago

Either works for me as long as you don't forget the Rum, and Lime

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snotty

8 years ago

Wow great question!

A girl I was seeing once asked me if I was a Coke person or a Pepsi person. The question shocked and horrified me. Both drinks are essentially the same: water, lots of sugar, a bit of flavour, no micro-nutrients (vitamins, minerals)  and a huge brand name.

I didn't rant then but I will now:

Why in the frak would I ever want to vote with my money to support these companies? They produce drinks that don't do a body good. Foods or drinks like these gradually harm our bodies. Ask anybody who knows about nutrition, or look it up yourself.

Giving my money over to their producers is a double whammy. I get a bit poorer, a pop company gets a bit richer. Multiply this pattern by billions of consumers and you have an uncomfortable situation.  My money would make them more powerful lobbyists who can influence national policy on nutrition and health as well as feed their advertising budget to brainwash me some more.

How about some healthy grape juice, anyone?

Oh crap Seagram purchased the Dole global juice business in 1995. PepsiCo acquired Tropicana, including the Dole juice business, in August 1998. In fact, when I studied marketing, we looked at how Pepsi couldn't win the cola wars so they diversified their portfolio to stay in business. Pepsi got into the food business and bought lots of companies like The Quaker Oats Company, including Gatorade, in 2001. Is this all a bad thing? Maybe, it's certainly worth thinking about.

So to your question "What pop do you like more coke or pepsi?"  I guess my answer is a cold shiver. 

Water is pretty good. Some of it is sold by the Coke company. And bottled water is another rant for another day. Or you can research it yourself.

Keep on thinking :)

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bell143

8 years ago

I really like coke but it's better for me to just drink water. Water makes my body cleaner that soft drinks.

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luke96bell143

Reply 8 years ago

True but every ones and while I got to have a coke.

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llecex

8 years ago

I am from the south, coke to us means everything, sprite, pepsi, dr.pepper, etc.

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thematthatter

8 years ago

anything carbonated in the south is called a coke, even sprite

"what do you want to drink?"
"a coke"
"what kind?"
"dr pepper"

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luke96thematthatter

Reply 8 years ago

Thats cool up here in the north we call it pop.

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Goodhartthematthatter

Reply 8 years ago

Sprite is actually made BY Coca cola company :-) 
 
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skunkbaitthematthatter

Reply 8 years ago

A couldn't tell you how many times I've had that EXACT conversation!

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Plasmana

8 years ago

Neither, in fact, I absolutely hate all types of soft drinks!

I only drink water, however, I do have tea and hot chocolate every once in a while..

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Bartboy

8 years ago

Carters® Root Beer.

As far as I know, it's only availible in the UK, but it tastes WAAAAAYYY better than A&W, or Barqs or MUG!

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kcls

8 years ago

and if anyone here has been to the bahamas then they all know that goombay punch is the best!

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kcls

8 years ago

Diet coke! Pepsi and diet pepsi are way to carbonated which makes them kinda spicy.

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Goodhart

8 years ago

To be perfectly honest??   A  good REAL Ginger drink (like non-alcoholic ginger beer with capsicum).    Now THERE'S a drink.

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frollardGoodhart

Reply 8 years ago

Seconded!  Proper Jamaican ginger beer is FANTASTIC.  It burns on the way down but settles a tummy - so opposite what you'd expect!

The cheap stuff tastes like soap, but the good stuff is heaven.

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Goodhartfrollard

Reply 8 years ago

Yes indeed.   And studies have now shown that it (capsicum) helps fight against certain types of stomach ulcers that are virally induced.
 
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Doctor WhatGoodhart

Reply 8 years ago

Wanna know a secret?  I've never had a ginger flavored drink! 

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GoodhartDoctor What

Reply 8 years ago

Well, those "ginger ales" that list no ginger in them (except artificial flavoring) aren't much more then funny tasting sugar water.  Real ginger has ist' own little bite to it in the mouth, but helps calm an irritated stomach, if you have one.  However,  YMMV
 
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GoodhartDoctor What

Reply 8 years ago

Now, if you don't like capsicum  (the alkaline that makes hot peppers hot) then get the kind without....it is just as good tasting IMHO.
 
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Doctor WhatGoodhart

Reply 8 years ago

I like it when my drinks are a little higher on the Scoville scale.

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GoodhartDoctor What

Reply 8 years ago

Yeah, I prefer my ginger drinks with the fire and bite combined :-) 

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tahirhh

8 years ago

I'm going to go out on a limb here and say I really can't tell the difference between Coke and Pepsi. I mean if I have them side by side I can quite easily taste the difference. However if i go to a restaurant and order a Coke. I won't know if they've given me Coke or Pepsi and frankly i don't care.

P.S. I love cherry Coke

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frollardtahirhh

Reply 8 years ago

Fountain pop/soda is boourns!  It's never brix-ed right (ratio of water to syrup), and the carbonation is spotty.  Real coke or pepsi goes through a huge quality control battery of tests to make sure it is EXACTLY the same in EVERY bottle EVERY time...fountain is a crapshoot.

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Koosie

8 years ago

Co, Co, Co, Co, Cola!

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zascecs

8 years ago

 The answer will have to be Pepsi, 100%.

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lemonie

8 years ago

I can't stop drinking Slurm...

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skunkbait

8 years ago

COke!!!!!

If you don't have Coke, then tea, Dr. Pepper, Sprite, Ginger Ale, ginger beer, or black coffee would be just fine.

I'd rather drink  a gallon of stagnant goats milk with dead tadpoles, than to have a sip of Pepsi!!!

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Kiteman

8 years ago

Black coffee, then Cherry Coke, then Coke, then Pepsi.

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KitemanLithium Rain

Reply 8 years ago

LOL - you should hear the enormous belches #2 Son can come out with after just a few mouthfuls of anything fizzy...

Or, maybe you shouldn't...

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Lithium RainKiteman

Reply 8 years ago

XD

Ah, the love of a father - good for you and all, but as for me, may I never fondly talk about a son and how he burps.  :P :D

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KitemanLithium Rain

Reply 8 years ago

He calls them "grandad burps", after the postprandial eructations one Christmas...

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Joe Martin

8 years ago

Neither, I stopped a while back due to the silly ingredients in cola that really don't need to be there. Colouring was one of these, sugar was second but I still drink lemonade every now and then.

Other than that, water.

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theletterq

8 years ago

 i have to say coke 100% of the way.