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View Poll Results: Coke or Pepsi
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Coke 98 votes (72.06%)
Pepsi 38 votes (27.94%)
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Coke vs. Pepsi - VOTE NOW!!! (Page 2)
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Originally Posted by placebo1969 View Post
I voted for Coke. However, if you can find it, try Mexican Coke. They've been selling it at Costco in 24 packs in the classic glass bottle. The primary difference is that Mexican Coke is made with sugar, not HFCS. I can clearly taste the difference.
I don't really like Mexican Coke actually. To me it has too much of a bite.
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Also, Coke has many different recipes around the world. Each forumula is based on regional palates and whether or not a culture of refrigeration exists there. So US Coke is different from Mexican Coke, which is different from Indian Coke, which is different from Brazilian Coke, which is different from Columbian co...uhhh...you get the point.
No it doesn't, there is only one recipe for the syrup. The only ingredient that may change is the type of sweetener and how much. Cane sugar, Kosher sugar, and high fructose corn syrup. Yes, there's a Kosher Coca-Cola.
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I don't drink soda anymore but just for fun, dirty fast Ps joke…



     
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I usually drink coke or cherry coke. Pepsi doesn't do it for me for some reason.
     
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Originally Posted by Railroader View Post
I listed piss already.


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Jan 18, 2008, 06:46 PM
 
Excuse me, but there's something many of you have overlooked -- and if you live in the South, well.... shame on you!!

For the ultimate in fizzy sugary beverages is....

Cheerwine
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I kid. I have been known to "do the dew". Mostly at Taco Bell. Something about cheap faux mexi-food and the dew...

Every time I see a pic of your dog I want to get a scotty. Looks like a fun dog to own.

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Originally Posted by G Barnett View Post
Excuse me, but there's something many of you have overlooked -- and if you live in the South, well.... shame on you!!

For the ultimate in fizzy sugary beverages is....

Cheerwine
Is that a flavor of Coke or Pepsi?
     
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Cheerwine is its own thing. It's a heavenly all-cherry-flavored soda that's mostly available in the Southeast, though it's made its way as far west and north as parts of Iowa and Wisconsin.

'Tis the ambrosia of the gods themselves, it is. I believe they have an agreement with Pepsi bottlers/distributors to handle it, but they're an independent company.
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Originally Posted by Railroader View Post
I kid. I have been known to "do the dew". Mostly at Taco Bell. Something about cheap faux mexi-food and the dew...

Every time I see a pic of your dog I want to get a scotty. Looks like a fun dog to own.

Thanks.
A scotty? *mortified*

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Originally Posted by Railroader View Post
This poll is only for expressing your preference for Coke or Pepsi. If you drink neither, don't vote or vote for the "lesser of two evils".

My vote: Coke.

I want my $5!!!
There is no lesser of two evils here. They taste exactly the same, exactly equally disgusting.

Coca Cola has the nicer logo and branding... but Pepsi has the better ads and colours.

Seriously, they are absolutely, 100 per cent equal to me. And I drink neither, except at gunpoint, which thankfully happens rather seldom.
     
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As a brand I like Coke better. However, I rarely ever drink pop, but when I do, it's Pepsi.
     
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Jan 18, 2008, 09:12 PM
 
Diet Pepsi for me. (Type II diabetic) At least one every day.

Coke is bleh!
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Originally Posted by G Barnett View Post
Cheerwine is its own thing. It's a heavenly all-cherry-flavored soda that's mostly available in the Southeast, though it's made its way as far west and north as parts of Iowa and Wisconsin.

'Tis the ambrosia of the gods themselves, it is. I believe they have an agreement with Pepsi bottlers/distributors to handle it, but they're an independent company.
I was joking.

So, Pepsi?
     
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Originally Posted by Jawbone54 View Post
A scotty? *mortified*

Westie!

Nah, scotties are cool too.
Egads!!! Sorry for my mistake.

I was think I was thinking scottie because my wife was telling me that for some reason less people are allergic to scotties than any other breed. She's also looking at wippets and Italian greyhouds.

I'd rather have a westie.
     
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Dakar, I demand you admit defeat and start drinking Coke! Or send me my $5!!!
     
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Wow. I'm surprised to see you back.

Oh, and "either" would be my choice.
     
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Wow. I'm surprised to see you back.
Why are you surprised?

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Oh, and "either" would be my choice.
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hmmm pepsi and rum.
BULLSHITE that'd be a waste of good rum.
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Pepsi - since i work for Pepsi I can't say Coke or else they will take me out back and kill me....help me!!!! seriously i like pepsi more then coke but i like cherry coke more then wild cherry pepsi - and i used to like pepsi vanilla over vanilla coke until pepsi got rid of it. We actually sell more diet pepsi then pepsi.

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wild cherry pepsi would make a good torture device for me. YUCK! at least your company isn't trying to make its own brand of "zero" OMG that stuff is NASTY
     
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Originally Posted by brassplayersrock² View Post
wild cherry pepsi would make a good torture device for me. YUCK! at least your company isn't trying to make its own brand of "zero" OMG that stuff is NASTY
Coke Zero > Coke > Pepsi > Diet Pepsi > Diet Coke

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Where's Dr. Pepper?
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It gets its own delicious category.

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Originally Posted by angelmb View Post
I don't drink soda anymore but just for fun, dirty fast Ps joke…



I knew It! I told my wife they have to pay the polar bears to drink Coke.

Back in the day when Coke and Pepsi were sold in steel cans I drew to like Pepsi because I could taste the can (or the weld) when I drank Coke.
     
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Jan 20, 2008, 08:33 PM
 
I am the start of a new generation with Pepsi. In auto shop we used to clean batteries with Coke because no other soda has the power to get rid of corrosion. This solidified my choice for Pepsi
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My favorite is Diet Pepsi Lime.

It tastes good.
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didn't know they made that flavor. why do you think it tastes good?
     
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Try it, you might like it.
     
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Pepsi...
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Originally Posted by Railroader View Post
Oh no, you have it all wrong... I will list them from best to worst:

Coke
RC Cola
Tab
"New" Coke
piss
old piss
piss and vinegar
Pepsi
















Jolt.
Great thread!

Great post!

Great poster!



EDIT: Oh, and worst of ALL sodas just might be Moxie.

I think we've been down this road before.

Moxie, same taste, new owner
By DENIS PAISTE
New Hampshire Union Leader Staff April 6, 2007

Cornucopia Beverages, a unit of Bedford-based Coca-Cola Co. of Northern New England Inc., has acquired the Moxie brand from Atlanta-based Monarch Beverage Co. Terms were undisclosed.
Cornucopia previously bottled Moxie under license from Monarch.

"There's really nothing to compare it to. It's not a cola, and it's not a root beer; it's its own little niche," Moxie brand manager Justin Conroy said in a telephone interview.

Conroy said no immediate changes are planned as a result of the brand purchase.

Last year, the Moxie brand sold about 450,000 192-ounce cases, equivalent to 7.2 million 12-ounce cans.

The drink is bottled in Londonderry, N.H., Worcester, Mass., and Catawissa, Pa. Conroy said 75 percent of production ships from Londonderry.

Tracing its roots to Maine-born Dr. Augustin Thompson, Moxie was first marketed as a carbonated soft drink in 1884. Today, the soft drink is available in regular, diet and energy drink versions. It is Maine's office state soft drink. The Moxie page on the Monarch Beverage Co. Web site states that Moxie was first marketed in 1876 as a medicine.

The word moxie has come to mean energy, or pep, in common usage.
New England Pride: Cornucopia Beverages acquires Moxie Brand

And I have NEVER equated the word "moxie" with "pep."
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Great thread!
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Originally Posted by Railroader View Post
I was joking.

So, Pepsi?
Well actually, I'm primarily a Coke person -- mostly 'cause I can't get Cheerwine where I live.

Although at work I've taken to drinking Diet Dr Pepper just to try to limit my sugar intake. 'Tis the only diet drink I can stand (that's stocked in the vending machines).
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Goes along with my cane and glasses.
     
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I think you mean:


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Originally Posted by SpaceMonkey View Post
I think you mean:


Warrior's Drink
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Gross.
     
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Originally Posted by Dakar the Fourth View Post

Warrior's Drink
I wouldn't touch the stuff, but I refuse to pass up a Star Trek reference.
Wow...

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I forgot about that.
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Originally Posted by Jawbone54 View Post


Goes along with my cane and glasses.
Pineapple/orange/banana juice?!? Bweurk.

What’s so bad about the simple classics, like pure orange juice or pure apple juice?
     
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Used to prefer Pepsi: till I couldn't get a coke for migraining wifey in Dallas FW airport (she of the very picky). [They supposedly ban Coke from DFW.]

Now I can enjoy boycotting Pepsi, since Am Airlines won't permit me to boycott "the city that made Zapruder famous."
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pepsi is for losers.
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Originally Posted by Love Calm Quiet View Post
Used to prefer Pepsi: till I couldn't get a coke for migraining wifey in Dallas FW airport (she of the very picky). [They supposedly ban Coke from DFW.]

Now I can enjoy boycotting Pepsi, since Am Airlines won't permit me to boycott "the city that made Zapruder famous."
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Oh, and to answer your 8-month-old question, Oisin...

I didn't think I'd like pineapple orange banana juice either, but it pleasantly surprised me.

I do like the "classics" though. Grape, orange, apple, and pineapple (while in Mazatlán, Mexico, it was the best).
     
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I stopped drinking soda years ago.

But when I did, I was a Diet Coke addict. Sometimes Fanta Orange, Grape Nihi, Fresca, Orangina, and A&W Root beer too.
I always found Pepsi too fruity for a cola.
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How about Crystal Pepsi? I mean the original flavour - before PepsiCo changed it into a nasty tasting citrus drink. The original was, in my opinion, one of the best tasting soft drinks ever introduced.
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How about Crystal Pepsi? I mean the original flavour - before PepsiCo changed it into a nasty tasting citrus drink. The original was, in my opinion, one of the best tasting soft drinks ever introduced.
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Originally Posted by Dakar the Fourth View Post
Yeah, the newer formula is tolerable.

..and I've been waiting for someone to make the Tab joke for a little bit now.
funny, I like the newer one much more than the old one.

and enough of this dr. pepper talk, how people like that carbonated prune juice is just beyond me.
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Coke is for HD-DVD lovers.

...You're runnin' with the wrong crowd.
May have been the losing side. Still not convinced it was the wrong one.

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